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Photo Flash: A WHITE MAN'S GUIDE TO RIKERS ISLAND Returns For Extended Run Photo Photo Flash: A WHITE MAN'S GUIDE TO RIKERS ISLAND Returns For Extended Run
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019

After a critically acclaimed run this spring, A WHITE MAN'S GUIDE TO RIKERS ISLAND hasl returned for an extended run. Based on a true story, it is written by Richard Roy (Richard III with Denzel Washington) and Eric C. Webb, directed by Thomas G. Waites (Awake and Sing! starring Frances McDormand, King Richard III starring Al Pacino), and stars Richard Roy and Connor Chase Stewart.

Two L.A. Theaters To Host 'Mueller Report Read-A-Thons' In July Photo Two L.A. Theaters To Host 'Mueller Report Read-A-Thons' In July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019

Two venerable Los Angeles intimate theaters will each host a Mueller Report Read-A-Thon, offering Angelenos the opportunity to hear the Mueller Report read aloud, in its entirety, on either side of the City. The Fountain Theatre in East Hollywood will host a single, 15-hour event on Thursday, July 18 from 9 a.m. to midnight. The Odyssey Theatre Ensemble in West L.A. will hold a separate marathon reading, breaking it up into two 8-hour sessions on Monday, July 22 and Tuesday, July 23, each from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Admission to both Read-A-thons is free and open to the public.

Prison Drama WHITE MANS GUIDE TO RIKERS ISLAND Begins Previews July 18 Photo Prison Drama WHITE MANS GUIDE TO RIKERS ISLAND Begins Previews July 18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019

After a critically acclaimed run this spring, A WHITE MAN'S GUIDE TO RIKERS ISLAND returns this summer for an extended run. Based on a true story, it is written by Richard Roy (Richard III with Denzel Washington) and Eric C. Webb, directed by Thomas G. Waites (Awake and Sing! starring Frances McDormand, King Richard III starring Al Pacino), and stars Richard Roy and Connor Chase Stewart. 

Emma Roberts, Mikaela Hoover Join Frances Fisher & Kristin Chenoweth in HOLIDATE Photo Emma Roberts, Mikaela Hoover Join Frances Fisher & Kristin Chenoweth in HOLIDATE
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019

BroadwayWorld has learned exclusively that actresses Mikaela Hoover (Guardians of the Galaxy), Emma Roberts (We're the Millers) are joining already cast icons of Frances Fisher and Kristin Chenoweth, in the upcoming romantic comedy “Holidate”.

Kristin Chenoweth Joins Cast of Netflix's HOLIDATE Photo Kristin Chenoweth Joins Cast of Netflix's HOLIDATE
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2019

 Kristin Chenoweth is among those recently announced to join the cast of the Netflix romantic comedy, Holidate, according to Deadline.

Female Impersonator Randy Roberts Is Returning To Crazy Coqs to Take On Cher, Bette,  Photo Female Impersonator Randy Roberts Is Returning To Crazy Coqs to Take On Cher, Bette, and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

After a sold out run in 2018, female impersonator extraordinaire, Randy Roberts is returning to Crazy Coqs with his internationally acclaimed show, Randy Roberts LIVE!

Photo Flash: Fran Drescher, Charles Shaughnessy, and More at West Coast Premiere of M Photo Photo Flash: Fran Drescher, Charles Shaughnessy, and More at West Coast Premiere of MY LIFE ON A DIET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019

The award-winning, autobiographical comedy MY LIFE ON A DIET, starring Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning writer and actress Renee Taylor ("The Nanny"), is now on tour. The current stop is at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210), where the show opened this weekend, and will perform a limited engagement through Sunday, April 14.

Modern Farce BAREFOOT Extends Through March 2 Photo Modern Farce BAREFOOT Extends Through March 2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

After fantastic audience and critical response, BAREFOOT, a daring new sexual escapade by Kate T. Billingsley and Thomas G. Waites, will extend through March 2 at the Gene Frankel Theatre when it began performances on January 24. BAREFOOT is produced by Black Rose Productions and directed by Thomas G. Waites (Awake and Sing! with Frances McDormand, Al Pacino's King Richard III).

Roadside Attractions Acquires Tim Tebow's RUN THE RACE Photo Roadside Attractions Acquires Tim Tebow's RUN THE RACE
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

Roadside Attractions has acquired 'Run the Race,' a faith-based feature film that was executive produced by Tim Tebow and his brother Robby, according to Variety.

Photo Flash: First Look at Pasadena Playhouse's NATIVE GARDENS Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Pasadena Playhouse's NATIVE GARDENS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, is presenting Native Gardens, a new comedy by Karen Zacarias and directed by Seinfeld's Jason Alexander. The production runs September 5 through 30 at Pasadena Playhouse; the press opening is September 9.

BWW Interview: Bruce Davison's Dramatic & Funny in All His NATIVE Nomenclatures Photo BWW Interview: Bruce Davison's Dramatic & Funny in All His NATIVE Nomenclatures
by Gil Kaan - Aug 29, 2018

Known to generations of theatre aficionados, film enthusiasts and television devotees, Bruce Davison will be appearing at The Pasadena Playhouse beginning September 5, 2018 in playwright Karen Zacarias' NATIVE GARDENS. Directed by Seinfeld's Jason Alexander, this surprisingly topical tale of neighbors fighting over their shared fence features Frances Fisher as Virginia Butley (wife to Bruce's Frank Butley), with Christian Barillas and Jessica Meraz as Pablo and Tania Del Valle, the newbie couple on the block.

The Tribeca TV Festival Features the Season Premieres of TRACEY ULLMAN'S SHOW, RAY DO Photo The Tribeca TV Festival Features the Season Premieres of TRACEY ULLMAN'S SHOW, RAY DONOVAN, the 20th Season of LAW & ORDER
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

Calling all TV fans, the Tribeca TV Festival is back on the big screen bringing audiences together to discover new series and be the first to see favorite new season premieres. The 2nd Tribeca TV Festival will celebrate unforgettable storytellers who have shaped what 'peak TV' is today and introduce new voices in episodic storytelling. Over four days at Spring Studios in New York City, each event will feature a conversation with the stars and creators of favorite and soon-to-be-favorite shows. The 2018 Tribeca TV Festival will take place September 20-23. Tickets go on sale today, August 22, at 11am ET at tribecafilm.com/TVFestival.

HBO Orders Damon Lindelof's WATCHMEN to Series Photo HBO Orders Damon Lindelof's WATCHMEN to Series
by TV News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

HBO orders Damon Lindelof's  WATCHMEN to series, according to Variety.

Jason Alexander to Appear in Conversation At Pasadena Playhouse Photo Jason Alexander to Appear in Conversation At Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, is presenting In Conversation: Jason Alexander, on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 7:30PM.  This event will give audiences a behind-the-curtain look at Native Gardens, a new comedy by Karen Zacarias and directed by Mr. Alexander that will be performed at the Playhouse September 5 through 30.

NATIVE GARDENS Opens At Pasadena Playhouse in September Photo NATIVE GARDENS Opens At Pasadena Playhouse in September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, is presenting Native Gardens, a new comedy by Karen Zacarias and directed by Seinfeld's Jason Alexander. The production runs September 5 through 30 at Pasadena Playhouse; the press opening is September 9.

Pasadena Playhouse Fall Productions On Sale Today! Photo Pasadena Playhouse Fall Productions On Sale Today!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

Tickets on sale today for two plays new to Los Angeles at the Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California.  Native Gardens, a new comedy by Karen Zacarias and directed by Jason Alexander performing September 5 to 30 (press opening September 9), and the West End production of its reigning hit, Susan Hill's The Woman in Black, performing October 17 to November 11 (press opening October 18).

AARP TV for Grownups Honors to Take Place July 24 Recognizing Industry Pioneer Norman Photo AARP TV for Grownups Honors to Take Place July 24 Recognizing Industry Pioneer Norman Lear
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

Following in the footsteps of its influential Movies for Grownups Awards, AARP today announced the debut of its TV for Grownups Honors on July 24, 2018, at the Sunset Tower Hotel. The program will celebrate the career achievement of iconic television pioneer Norman Lear. Academy Award, Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress Rita Moreno will present the award to Lear. The event will be hosted by actress Wendie Malick, with notable guests including Dick Van Dyke, Frances Fisher, Marla Gibbs, Bob Saget, Adrienne Barbeau, Chuck Lorre and more.

Photo Flash: David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori's SOFT POWER Celebrates Opening Nig Photo Photo Flash: David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori's SOFT POWER Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

The world premiere of 'Soft Power' by David Henry Hwang (play and lyrics) and Jeanine Tesori opened last night at the Ahmanson Theatre. Check out photos from opening night below!

Photo Flash: Loft Ensemble Celebrates Opening Night of THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES Photo Photo Flash: Loft Ensemble Celebrates Opening Night of THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

A who's who of film and television stars will perform Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues in an intimate theatrical setting for four benefit performances only on May 10, 11, 17, and 18 at 8pm at the Loft Ensemble in Sherman Oaks, it was announced today by producer and director Sheena Metal. All proceeds will benefit V-Day (vday.org), A Global Movement to End Violence Against Women and Girls, and various local anti-violence charities.

THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES Announces Benefit Performances At Loft Ensemble Photo THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES Announces Benefit Performances At Loft Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

A who's who of film and television stars will perform Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues in an intimate theatrical setting for four benefit performances only on May 10, 11, 17, and 18 at 8pm at the Loft Ensemble in Sherman Oaks, it was announced today by producer and director Sheena Metal. All proceeds will benefit V-Day (vday.org), A Global Movement to End Violence Against Women and Girls, and various local anti-violence charities.

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