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GEORGE TAKEI is best known for his portrayal of Mr. Sulu in the acclaimed television and film series Star Trek. He’s an actor, social justice activist, social media mega-power, star of the upcoming Broadway musical Allegiance, and subject of “To Be Takei,” a documentary on his life and career. ... (read more)
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GEORGE TAKEI is best known for his portrayal of Mr. Sulu in the acclaimed television and film series Star Trek. He’s an actor, social justice activist, social media mega-power, star of the upcoming Broadway musical Allegiance, and subject of “To Be Takei,” a documentary on his life and career. ... (read more)
Photo Coverage: On The Opening Night Red Carpet of SLAVE PLAYPhoto Coverage: On The Opening Night Red Carpet of SLAVE PLAY
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 7, 2019

The best of Broadway gathered at the Golden Theatre last night, October 6, to celebrate the arrival of Slave Play, the acclaimed new play by Jeremy O. Harris, directed by Robert O'Hara, opens tonight, October 6, at Broadway's Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). Broadway World was there for the big night and we're taking you to the red carpet below! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch a Clip from TRUE TERROR WITH GEORGE TAKEI: THE MOTHMAN!VIDEO: Watch a Clip from TRUE TERROR WITH GEORGE TAKEI: THE MOTHMAN!
by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2019

All five episodes of 'True Terror With George Takei' are available now on ABC Premiere. Watch a clip below! (more...)

New Season of BUBBLE GUPPIES to Premiere on September 27 on NickelodeonNew Season of BUBBLE GUPPIES to Premiere on September 27 on Nickelodeon
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

Nickelodeon's hit preschool series Bubble Guppies will make a splash with the debut of an all-new season and a brand-new guppy on Friday, Sept. 27, at 12 p.m. (ET/PT). Season five of Bubble Guppies (26 half-hour episodes) will introduce Zooli, a spunky and smart student, animal expert and fin-tastic friend to the guppies' school class. Together, the guppies will dance, sing, play and learn valuable lessons as they embark on all-new underwater adventures. (more...)

Photo Flash: George Takei Visits FIDDLER ON THE ROOF IN YIDDISHPhoto Flash: George Takei Visits FIDDLER ON THE ROOF IN YIDDISH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

George Takei recently stopped by Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish at Stage 42! Following the performance, he posed backstage with members of the company. (more...)

Shoshana Bean, Krysta Rodriguez, New Musicals And More Announced At Feinstein's/54 BelowShoshana Bean, Krysta Rodriguez, New Musicals And More Announced At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019

This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Telly Leung Returns to The Green Room 42 for Encore of SING HAPPYTelly Leung Returns to The Green Room 42 for Encore of SING HAPPY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present the return of Broadway and TV star Telly Leung for an encore performance of his show a?oeSing Happya?? on Thursday, September 26 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

George Takei Launches OH MYYY POD! PodcastGeorge Takei Launches OH MYYY POD! Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

George Takei is having an extraordinary year. He has conquered the New York Times bestseller list with his graphic memoir, a?oeThey Called Us Enemy.a?? He is currently starring in AMC's hit television show, a?oeThe Terror: Infamy,a?? which has a 90% on Rotten Tomatoes. And today, on Monday August 19th, George is releasing the premiere episode of his new podcast, a?oeOh Myyy Pod!a?? (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 8/12-8/15Scoop: Upcoming Guests on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 8/12-8/15
by TV Scoop - Aug 12, 2019

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 8/12-8/15, airing on NBC on Monday, August 12, 2019! (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 8/7-8/14Scoop: Upcoming Guests on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 8/7-8/14
by TV Scoop - Aug 7, 2019

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 8/7-8/14, airing on NBC on Wednesday, August 7, 2019! (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 8/6-8/13Scoop: Upcoming Guests on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 8/6-8/13
by TV Scoop - Aug 6, 2019

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 8/6-8/13, airing on NBC on Tuesday, August 6, 2019! (more...)

AMC Networks Announces Premiere Dates for New, Returning Series and Seasonal Events Such as FEARFEST, BEST CHRISTMAS EVERAMC Networks Announces Premiere Dates for New, Returning Series and Seasonal Events Such as FEARFEST, BEST CHRISTMAS EVER
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2019

AMC Networks announced today from the Television Critics' Association (TCA) Press Tour premiere dates for several new and returning original series, including IFC's Baroness von Sketch Show, which has been picked up for a fifth season, and programming events, including AMC's FearFest and newly expanded Best Christmas Ever holiday celebration, which will air across all of AMC Networks.  (more...)

5th Annual G.I. FILM FESTIVAL San Diego Announces 32 Film Lineup And Events5th Annual G.I. FILM FESTIVAL San Diego Announces 32 Film Lineup And Events
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019

Organizers of the 2019 GI Film Festival San Diego announce this year's lineup which promises to fulfill the expectations of film lovers -- a schedule of features, shorts, documentaries and narratives which portray the untold and underrepresented stories of America's military through film. (more...)

Ivan Hernandez & Ann Sanders Will Join DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway; Jennifer Laura Thompson and Michael Park Depart in AugustIvan Hernandez & Ann Sanders Will Join DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway; Jennifer Laura Thompson and Michael Park Depart in August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019

BroadwayWorld has just learned that original Broadway cast members of Dear Evan Hansen Jennifer Laura Thompson and Michael Park will play their final performances as Cynthia Murphy and Larry Murphy, respectively, on Sunday, August 4. Beginning Tuesday, August 6, Ivan Hernandez (who made his Broadway debut as Billy Flynn in Chicago in 2015) will take over the role of Larry Murphy, and Ann Sanders will temporarily take over the role of Cynthia Murphy (through October 20). (more...)

getTV Will Air HOT IN CLEVELAND Beginning This AugustgetTV Will Air HOT IN CLEVELAND Beginning This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019

Beginning August 5, getTV will begin airing episodes of the popular sitcom “Hot in Cleveland,” starring Valerie Bertinelli (“One Day at a Time”), Jane Leeves (“Frasier”), Wendie Malick (“Just Shoot Me”) and Betty White (“The Golden Girls”). The series, which ran on TVLand from 2010 to 2015, will air August 5 at 6PM ET. (more...)

VIDEO: AMC Debuts Trailer for THE TERROR: INFAMYVIDEO: AMC Debuts Trailer for THE TERROR: INFAMY
by Stage Tube - Jul 22, 2019

Friday, July 19, AMC's Ridley Scott-produced anthology series, The Terror: Infamy released the new trailer at San Diego Comic Con following a panel with series stars, George Takei (who also serves as a series consultant), Derek Mio, Kiki Sukezane and Cristina Rodlo, and co-creators and executive producers, Alexander Woo (True Blood) and Max Borenstein (Kong: Skull Island, Godzilla). The Terror: Infamy premieres on Monday, August 12 at 9:00pm ET/8:00pm CT on AMC. (more...)

VIDEO: AMC Releases Trailer for THE TERROR: INFAMYVIDEO: AMC Releases Trailer for THE TERROR: INFAMY
by Stage Tube - Jul 2, 2019

AMC has released an all new trailer in anticipation of the upcoming Ridley Scott-produced anthology series, “The Terror: Infamy,” premiering Monday, August 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET8:00 p.m. CT. (more...)

VIDEO: AMC Debuts Official Trailer for Ridley Scott's THE TERROR: INFAMYVIDEO: AMC Debuts Official Trailer for Ridley Scott's THE TERROR: INFAMY
by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2019

AMC released today a trailer for the upcoming Ridley Scott-produced anthology series, “The Terror: Infamy,” premiering Monday, August 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET8:00 p.m. CT on AMC. (more...)

Photo Flash: George Takei Visits OKLAHOMA!Photo Flash: George Takei Visits OKLAHOMA!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

Actor and activist George Takei, in town for Stonewall 50 celebration, took in a piece of America at the Tony Award winning revival of "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!" at Circle in the Square on Sunday. Check out photos from his visit! (more...)

Photo Flash: INDECENT Opens At Center Theatre GroupPhoto Flash: INDECENT Opens At Center Theatre Group
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019

'Indecent,' by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel, opened on June 9 at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Directed by Rebecca Taichman in a co-production with Huntington Theatre Company, the Tony Award-nominated 'Indecent' will run through July 7, 2019. (more...)

Pierce Brosnan, George Takei, Julie Dash to Speak at the UCLA CommencementPierce Brosnan, George Takei, Julie Dash to Speak at the UCLA Commencement
by TV News Desk - Jun 7, 2019

Teri Schwartz, dean of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, announced today that two-time Golden Globe-nominated actor Pierce Brosnan has been named the 2019 commencement keynote speaker. Filmmaker Julie Dash (Daughters of the Dust) will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award in Film/Television/Digital Media and actor-activist George Takei (Allegiance) will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award in Theater. Dean Schwartz will preside over the event to be held on Friday, June 14 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at UCLA's Royce Hall. (more...)

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