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Barbara Williamson is Named Professional of the Year by the International Association Photo Barbara Williamson is Named Professional of the Year by the International Association of Whos Who
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2019

Barbara Williamson is Named Professional of the Year by the International Association Photo Barbara Williamson is Named Professional of the Year by the International Association of Who's Who
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2018

NBC News Premieres HOPE & FURY: MLK, THE MOVEMENT AND THE MEDIA Photo NBC News Premieres HOPE & FURY: MLK, THE MOVEMENT AND THE MEDIA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

Today, NBC News announced the world premiere of HOPE & FURY: MLK, THE MOVEMENT AND THE MEDIA, a new documentary film that examines how Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and leaders of the civil rights movement used the power of print and visual media, especially television, to awaken America to the shame and injustice of racial inequality. From executive producer and NBC News Chairman Andrew Lack, the two-hour network event will premiere on NBC on March 24th at 8:00 pm ET and on MSNBC on March 25th at 9:00 pm ET.

VIDEO: Netflix Shares First Look at Original Documentary VOYEUR Photo VIDEO: Netflix Shares First Look at Original Documentary VOYEUR
by TV News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

Netflix has shared the trailer for original documentary VOYEUR, launcing globally on Netflix and in select theaters December 1st. Voyeur (netflix.com/voyeur) follows Gay Talese -- the 84-year-old giant of modern journalism -- as he reports one of the most controversial stories of his career: a portrait of a Colorado motel owner, Gerald Foos.

Barnes & Noble Announces More Than 100 Italian-American Authors Marching Up Fifth Ave Photo Barnes & Noble Announces More Than 100 Italian-American Authors Marching Up Fifth Avenue in the Columbus Citizens Foundation's Annual Columbus Day Parade
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Netflix Announces Original Documentaries Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold and Vo Photo Netflix Announces Original Documentaries Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold and Voyeur
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Netflix announced today two original documentaries Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold and Voyeur to premiere at the 55th New York Film Festival, and launch globally on Netflix later this year.

FSLC Announces Spotlight on Documentary Lineup for NYFF55 Photo FSLC Announces Spotlight on Documentary Lineup for NYFF55
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces the complete lineup for the Spotlight on Documentary section of the 55th New York Film Festival (September 28-October 15). This year's series of dispatches from the front lines of nonfiction cinema features intimate portraits of artists, depictions of social upheaval, and much more.

Photo Flash: Dutch Treat Honors New Yorker Editor David Remnick with Gold Medal for Achievement in the Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Earlier this month at The Harvard Club, the New Yorker editor David Remnick was feted by The Dutch Treat Club. Remnick received the club's Gold Medal for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts. Scroll down for photos!

Photo Coverage: NYC Opera's Starry CANDIDE Celebrates Opening Night
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 7, 2017

Last night Leonard Bernstein's Candide, directed by legend Broadway visionary Harold Prince was presented by the New York City Opera and BroadwayWorld was at the opening night festivities.

Photo Coverage: Joel Grey Honored with York Theatre Company's Oscar Hammerstein Award
by Walter McBride - Dec 6, 2016

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE CHERRY ORCHARD
by Walter McBride - Oct 17, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company's new production of The Cherry Orchard, starring Diane Lane, Chuck Cooper, Tavi Gevinson, John Glover, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Harold Perrineau and Joel Grey, officially opened just last night, October 16, 2016. This is a limited engagement through December 4, 2016 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special night and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet below!

OFF ASSIGNMENT Launches Online
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Off Assignment, a magazine of literary travel writing, recently launched the first of its online content, answering the demand for authors to enhance their published work with compelling experiences and details left unsaid. Forged by today's top journalists, essayists, and travel writers, Off Assignment is a publication dedicated to candid storytelling. The magazine, which grew out of a grassroots series of live storytelling events featuring writers such as Gay Talese and Sloane Crosley, now publishes a weekly series called 'Letter to a Stranger,' short essays about memorable strangers from past journeys. In its first weeks, the series has featured contributors such as New York Times bestselling authors Leslie Jamison and Lauren Groff, as well as memoirist Howard Axelrod and National Book Award winner Julia Glass.

VIDEO: Famed Author Gay Talese Talks 'The Voyeur's Motel' on LATE NIGHT
by - Jul 15, 2016

On last night's LATE NIGHT, famed author Gay Talese talks about his novel "The Voyeur's Motel." Watch the appearance below!

Photo Coverage: Michael Grandage's GENIUS Celebrates NYC Premiere at MoMA!
by Walter McBride - Jun 6, 2016

The film, which opens theatrically on June 10, just premiered at the MoMA and you can check out photos from the big night below!

Everything Is Copy Nora Ephron: Scripted & Unscripted debuts March 21
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

β€œWhen you slip on the banana peel, people laugh at you. But when you tell people you slipped on the banana peel, it's your laugh. So you become the hero, rather than the victim of the joke.” This was Nora Ephron's philosophy, inherited from her own mother. She believed that being a writer meant turning the bad things that happen to you into comedy. Written and directed by her son, Jacob Bernstein, the candid portrait EVERYTHING IS COPY Nora Ephron: Scripted & Unscripted debuts MONDAY, MARCH 21 (9:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.

HBO to Debut Nora Ephron Documentary EVERYTHING IS COPY, 3/21
by TV News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Written and directed by her son, Jacob Epstein, the candid portrait EVERYTHING IS COPY debuts MONDAY, MARCH 21 (9:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.

Biographers Panel Honors Jonathan Segal Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

Biographers International Organization (BIO) will present its 2015 Editorial Excellence Award to Jonathan Segal, Vice President, Senior Editor, Alfred A. Knopf, at a ceremony in New York tonight, November 4. This is the second award for Editorial Excellence presented by BIO - the first, in 2014, was presented to Robert Gottlieb. The evening is co-sponsored by the New York Society Library.

Biographers Panel to Honor Jonathan Segal, 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Biographers International Organization (BIO) will present its 2015 Editorial Excellence Award to Jonathan Segal, Vice President, Senior Editor, Alfred A. Knopf, at a ceremony in New York on November 4. This is the second award for Editorial Excellence presented by BIO - the first, in 2014, was presented to Robert Gottlieb. The evening is co-sponsored by the New York Society Library.

Tony Award Winner Billy Porter to Appear at SOPAC, 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Midtown Direct Rep (MDR), the ensemble-based theater company based in South Orange/Maplewood, NJ, announces A CONVERSATION WITH BILLY PORTER, on Monday, June 15, 2015 at 7:30 PM at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) in a one-night-only benefit appearance hosted by NY1's Budd Mishkin.

Bookworks Presents Today's Shelf Awareness for Readers
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

In my novella Cold Comfort, a workaholic photojournalist returns to an Italian-American enclave in Rhode Island to spend Thanksgiving with her only remaining relative, a hip 96-year-old aunt who texts and blogs. Challenged by a blizzard and a blackout, the aunt is intent on serving the family's traditionally Italian, seven-course Thanksgiving feast when a character off-handedly remarks, 'Maybe your aunt thinks the pilgrims were Italian?'

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