GI Film Festival San Diego 2018 Opens With Film Starring George TakeiGI Film Festival San Diego 2018 Opens With Film Starring George Takei
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

Now in its fourth year, the GI Film Festival San Diego, San Diego's six-day military film festival, is back to feature more untold and underrepresented stories of America's military through film. The six-day, San Diego military film festival kicks-off with the ever-popular Opening Night Screening and Reception on Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Museum of Photographic Arts in iconic Balboa Park. The evening includes screenings of the narrative short “American,” followed by the documentary short, “The Registry.” Special guest, George Takei, is anticipated to attend the Opening Night Screening and Reception as the leading actor in the film, “American.” Both films focus on World War II events and emphasize the important roles and services that Japanese-American military members provided throughout the war. In addition to Takei, the directors of each film are expected to attend the Opening Night celebration and will participate in a panel discussion after the screenings. (more...)

Rachel Hollis' Inspirational Documentary MADE FOR MORE Premieres in Cinemas Nationwide 8/2 OnlyRachel Hollis' Inspirational Documentary MADE FOR MORE Premieres in Cinemas Nationwide 8/2 Only
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Moviegoers nationwide will experience a night of encouragement, laughs and motivation with Fathom Events' one-night screening of “Rachel Hollis Presents: Made for More.” The feature content will be followed by an exclusive Q&A with Rachel Hollis, a popular motivational speaker and the best-selling author of “Girl Wash Your Face.” The cinema event gives viewers the ultimate girls' night out with a behind-the-scenes look into the production of Hollis' two-day RISE conference, a life-changing motivational event series that brings women of all backgrounds together with the common goal of chasing their biggest dreams. (more...)

Social: Go Behind The Scenes Of Wolf Trap's BERNSTEIN 100 With Tony Yazbeck Today!Social: Go Behind The Scenes Of Wolf Trap's BERNSTEIN 100 With Tony Yazbeck Today!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Go behind the scenes of Wolf Trap's Bernstein 100 celebration today as Tony Yazbeck takes over our Instagram account to give you a behind the scenes look at rehearsal! (more...)

Broadway's ALADDIN, Telly Leung, Debuts at Provincetown's Crown & AnchorBroadway's ALADDIN, Telly Leung, Debuts at Provincetown's Crown & Anchor
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Producer Rick Murray welcomes Broadway's current Aladdin, Telly Leung, to Provincetown for one performance only, Sunday, August 5 at 7:00 p.m. in the Paramount Theatre at The Crown & Anchor. Accompanied by acclaimed music director Gary Adler (Alter Boyz, Avenue Q) and violist J. J. Johnson, Telly will take you on a musical carpet ride through his life and Broadway career in this evening of great music, personal stories, and backstage anecdotes. (more...)

Additional Performance Added For INTERSTATE At The NYMFAdditional Performance Added For INTERSTATE At The NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Melissa Li's and Kit Yan's new musical Interstate, has been extended due to popular demand. Interstate, which opens the 2018 New York Musical Festival tonight at Theatre Row, will play to a sold-out house. An additional performance, has been added on Sunday, July 15 at 5:00 pm. (more...)

Gianmarco Soresi's Unromantic Comedy LESS THAN 50% Arrives At 59E59 TheatersGianmarco Soresi's Unromantic Comedy LESS THAN 50% Arrives At 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to welcome Gianmarco Soresi's unromantic comedy LESS THAN 50%, directed by Jen Wineman. Produced by Robin Milling in association with James Brent White, Todd & Elizabeth Donovan, Joann Farda, Jesse Kearney, and New Light Theater Project, LESS THAN 50%, begins performances on Friday, August 3 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 1. (more...)

The Bolshoi Ballet Returns to U.S. Cinemas This July With First-Ever Summer Encores SeriesThe Bolshoi Ballet Returns to U.S. Cinemas This July With First-Ever Summer Encores Series
by TV News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

For three Monday evenings in July, ballet fans nationwide can enjoy the Bolshoi Ballet's awe-inspiring performances from the comfort of their local cinemas. The “Bolshoi Ballet Summer Series” brings three classic events back to the big screen for one-evening-only presentations. The series includes Giselle on July 9, featuring ballet superstars Svetlana Zakharova and Sergei Polunin, Alexei Ratmansky's poetic staging of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet on July 16, and classical ballet's most beloved story, born at the Bolshoi Theatre, Swan Lake on July 23. All performances were captured live from the Bolshoi Theatre stage in Moscow, Russia. (more...)

Casting Announced For THE DOOR TO AMERICACasting Announced For THE DOOR TO AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

Carol Weiss's new musical, 'The Door to America', has released it's official cast for the 2018 She LA Arts Summer Theater Festival. (more...)

Bolshoi Ballet Reaches Audiences Across The Country In New Summer SeriesBolshoi Ballet Reaches Audiences Across The Country In New Summer Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

For three Monday evenings in July, ballet fans nationwide can enjoy the Bolshoi Ballet's awe-inspiring performances from the comfort of their local cinemas. The "Bolshoi Ballet Summer Series" brings three classic events back to the big screen for one-evening-only presentations. The series includes Giselle on July 9, featuring ballet superstars Svetlana Zakharova and Sergei Polunin, Alexei Ratmansky's poetic staging of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet on July 16, and classical ballet's most beloved story, born at the Bolshoi Theatre, Swan Lake on July 23. All performances were captured live from the Bolshoi Theatre stage in Moscow, Russia. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At INTERSTATE At The NYMFPhoto Flash: First Look At INTERSTATE At The NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Interstate, a new musical created by Melissa Li and Kit Yan, has been selected as one of 12 productions to take part in the 2018 New York Musical Festival Next Link Project. The workshop production will open the festival and features a diverse mix of talent while showcasing the journey of two Asian transgender artists. Interstate is directed by Jessi D. Hill, choreographed by Jessica Chen, with music direction by Karen Dryer. (more...)

FRAGMENTS By Scott Evan Davis To Premiere At The Laurie Beechman TheatreFRAGMENTS By Scott Evan Davis To Premiere At The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

FRAGMENTS will go up for one-performance-only today June 26th, 2018. 7:00 PM at The Laurie Beechman Theatre - Just West of Time Square. (more...)

Photo Flash: Laura Bell Bundy and the Cast of SWEET CHARITY Celebrate Opening Night at Reprise 2.0Photo Flash: Laura Bell Bundy and the Cast of SWEET CHARITY Celebrate Opening Night at Reprise 2.0
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

REPRISE 2.0 (led by Producing Artistic Director Marcia Seligson), in association with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's Department of Theater (UCLA TFT) chaired by Brian Kite, presents its inaugural production of Sweet Charity.  Directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall with musical direction by Gerald Sternbach, the classic Broadway hit plays through July 1 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. Take a look at photos from the show's opening night below! (more...)

Drum Corps International Marches on as Big, Loud and Live 15 Comes to U.S. Cinemas for the 15th Year, Live on August 9Drum Corps International Marches on as Big, Loud and Live 15 Comes to U.S. Cinemas for the 15th Year, Live on August 9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

For the 15th year, Drum Corps International (DCI) marches back into U.S. cinemas with 'DCI Big, Loud & Live 15.' This special, one-night event will broadcast the DCI World Championship Prelims live, which showcases performances from 15 of the top drum corps in the world as they compete at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. This intense competition hits the big screen on Thursday, August 9 following the 'DCI 2018: Tour Premiere,' in cinemas Thursday, June 21. (more...)

The Bolshoi Ballet Returns to U.S. Cinemas This July With First-Ever Summer Encores SeriesThe Bolshoi Ballet Returns to U.S. Cinemas This July With First-Ever Summer Encores Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

For three Monday evenings in July, ballet fans nationwide can enjoy the Bolshoi Ballet's awe-inspiring performances from the comfort of their local cinemas. The 'Bolshoi Ballet Summer Series' brings three classic events back to the big screen for one-evening-only presentations. The series includes Giselle on July 9, featuring ballet superstars Svetlana Zakharova and Sergei Polunin, Alexei Ratmansky's poetic staging of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet on July 16, and classical ballet's most beloved story, born at the Bolshoi Theatre, Swan Lake on July 23. All performances were captured live from the Bolshoi Theatre stage in Moscow, Russia. (more...)

FRAGMENTS By Scott Evan Davis To Premiere At The Laurie Beechman TheatreFRAGMENTS By Scott Evan Davis To Premiere At The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2018

FRAGMENTS will go up for one-performance-only on Tuesday June 26th, 2018. 7:00 PM at The Laurie Beechman Theatre - Just West of Time Square. (more...)

Rachel Hollis' Inspirational Documentary MADE FOR MORE Premieres in Cinemas Nationwide 8/2 OnlyRachel Hollis' Inspirational Documentary MADE FOR MORE Premieres in Cinemas Nationwide 8/2 Only
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

Moviegoers nationwide will experience a night of encouragement, laughs and motivation with Fathom Events' one-night screening of “Rachel Hollis Presents: Made for More.” The feature content will be followed by an exclusive Q&A with Rachel Hollis, a popular motivational speaker and the best-selling author of “Girl Wash Your Face.” The cinema event gives viewers the ultimate girls' night out with a behind-the-scenes look into the production of Hollis' two-day RISE conference, a life-changing motivational event series that brings women of all backgrounds together with the common goal of chasing their biggest dreams. (more...)

New Leadership Announced At 16th Street TheaterNew Leadership Announced At 16th Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Marissa McKown has joined the leadership staff at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater as Managing Director, joining founding Artistic Director Ann Filmer.  Marissa replaces outgoing Managing Director Maeli Goren who will be headed off to grad school at Yale to pursue an MFA in directing. (more...)

Dead Heads to Gather in Movie Theaters Nationwide August 1 for 8th Annual Grateful Dead Meet-UpDead Heads to Gather in Movie Theaters Nationwide August 1 for 8th Annual Grateful Dead Meet-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

The Grateful Dead returns to cinemas this summer for its highly anticipated annual event, '8 th Annual Grateful Dead Meet-Up at the Movies.' For the eighth year in a row, a special concert presentation will bring fans together across the country for a unique celebration of the band. This year's concert is a presentation of the July 7, 1989 show from Philadelphia's John F. Kennedy Stadium, and highlights the band's exuberant resurgence, a peak that rivals any that came before it. When this show was recorded, the band included guitarist Jerry Garcia, drummers Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann, bassist Phil Lesh, keyboardist Brent Mydland and guitarist Bob Weir. It marks the final concert at that historic venue as the band storms through an epic set on one of the hottest days of the summer. In addition to the concert, which captures every note of the epic show, attendees will also get an inside look at the 2018 Limited Edition Boxed Set. (more...)

Fathom Events Partners With Authentic Brands Group to Exclusively Release Elvis Presley's '68 Comeback Special' in Movie Theaters WorldwideFathom Events Partners With Authentic Brands Group to Exclusively Release Elvis Presley's '68 Comeback Special' in Movie Theaters Worldwide
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

Fathom Events has announced a strategic partnership with Authentic Brands Group (ABG), a brand development, marketing and entertainment company, and owner of Elvis Presley Enterprises LLC. The partnership kicks off this summer with an exclusive two-day theatrical release Elvis' legendary "'68 Comeback Special," directed and produced by Steve Binder, to cinema audiences worldwide. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: ALLEGIANCE Is an Earnest Celebration of Resilience and RedemptionBWW REVIEW: ALLEGIANCE Is an Earnest Celebration of Resilience and Redemption
by Jan Nargi - May 25, 2018

FDR called the attack on Pearl Harbor "a day that will live in infamy." Equally ignominious, though, was his knee-jerk response: the decision to authorize the incarceration of 110,000 Japanese Americans in internment camps - without cause, trials, or hearings - for close to the duration of WWII. The Broadway musical ALLEGIANCE, championed by actor/activist George Takei and based on his true life experiences, attempts to shed light on that particularly ugly chapter in American history precisely at a time when a new generation of immigrants is being persecuted, detained and deported. In its New England regional premiere at SpeakEasy Stage Company in Boston, that mission is only partially achieved. (more...)

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