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Toronto International Film Festival Premieres Provocative New SeriesToronto International Film Festival Premieres Provocative New Series
by Movies News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival® Primetime programme, now in its third year, continues to gain traction in episodic programming with five powerful, dramatic and thought-provoking premieres from countries (more...)

Stage Stars on Screen - A Guide to Broadway on TV's  2017-18 Season!Stage Stars on Screen - A Guide to Broadway on TV's 2017-18 Season!
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 13, 2017

Broadway stars, live musical presentations and a high school theater department-themed drama series are all on tap for the upcoming 2017-18 primetime television season. Check out the exciting programming slate below! (more...)

Comedian Tony Hinchcliffe Comes to Gramercy Theater 8/26Comedian Tony Hinchcliffe Comes to Gramercy Theater 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

???????On Saturday, August 26 at 8PM, comedian Tony Hinchcliffe brings his raw and unapologetic stand-up comedy to headline at Gramercy Theater as part of the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour, with special guest Jeremiah Watkins and more tba. Tony is touring the country fresh off the release of his new comedy album One Shot, out in wide release now. Tickets are $12 and avaiable here: https://concerts1.livenation.com/event/000052AC114B9B89.   (more...)

Andrew Samonsky, Hannah Elless and Bryce Pinkham to Star in BENNY & JOON Musical at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!Andrew Samonsky, Hannah Elless and Bryce Pinkham to Star in BENNY & JOON Musical at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the first show of its 2017-2018 Season, the world premiere musical Benny & Joon, with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein. (more...)

Fringe Hit TRANSMISSION Gets Award and ExtensionFringe Hit TRANSMISSION Gets Award and Extension
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Ever since she began her transition from man to woman, Jade Beauvoir knew the story of Trinity needed to be told. But it wasn't until she had the honor of being directed by the great Jeffrey Tambor in an acting forum that she knew that story needed to be on stage. (more...)

Breaking: Amy Schumer, Laura Benanti, Keegan-Michael Key, and Alan Tudyk to Lead Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER on BroadwayBreaking: Amy Schumer, Laura Benanti, Keegan-Michael Key, and Alan Tudyk to Lead Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just officially learned that Steve Martin's new play METEOR SHOWER will be coming to Broadway's Booth Theatre this fall starring Emmy and Peabody Award-winning comedian Amy Schumer, Tony-winner Laura Benanti, another Emmy and Peabody Award-winner Keegan-Michael Key, and Alan Tudyk. (more...)

VIDEO: HBO Reveals Official Trailer for THE DEUCE, Starring James FrancoVIDEO: HBO Reveals Official Trailer for THE DEUCE, Starring James Franco
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

THE DEUCE premieres September 10 at 9PM on HBO. Starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Deuce explores 1970s New York at the pioneering moments of what would become the billion-dollar American sex industry. (more...)

Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, DJ Khaled & More Set for 3rd Annual WE DAY Special Tonight on CBSSelena Gomez, Demi Lovato, DJ Khaled & More Set for 3rd Annual WE DAY Special Tonight on CBS
by TV News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

WE invites Americans to tune in to the third annual WE Day Special, tomorrow August 4, 2017 at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT on CBS. (more...)

America Unites for the WE Day Special with Host Selena Gomez and Guests Alessia Cara, Josh Gad, Tyrese Gibson, Alicia Keys, DJ Khaled, Demi Lovato, Miss Piggy along with America Unites for the WE Day Special with Host Selena Gomez and Guests Alessia Cara, Josh Gad, Tyrese Gibson, Alicia Keys, DJ Khaled, Demi Lovato, Miss Piggy along with
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

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Midnight Madness Returns to Toronto International Film FestivalMidnight Madness Returns to Toronto International Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Tomb it may concern: strap in, secure your spooktacles, and feel free to let loose a mighty battle cry, because Midnight Madness has just launched its lineup for the 42nd Toronto International Film Festival®, presented by new programmer Peter Kuplowsky. (more...)

Tony Nominee Emily Skeggs Set for THE APPLE BOYS at Dixon PlaceTony Nominee Emily Skeggs Set for THE APPLE BOYS at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

THE APPLE BOYS, a new musical by Ben Bonnema (2017 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipient) and Jonothon Lyons, will be presented on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 7:30pm at Dixon Place.  (more...)

Andrew Rannells Will Release Book of Essays; Shares Personal StoryAndrew Rannells Will Release Book of Essays; Shares Personal Story
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 28, 2017

Andrew Rannells is working on writing a book of essays, as reported by the New York Times. The announcement comes following a personal story Rannells shared with the Times, about how he found out his father was ill after a night of casual sex when he was 22. (more...)

THE DEUCE, Starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal, Debuts on HBO 9/10THE DEUCE, Starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal, Debuts on HBO 9/10
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

THE DEUCE chronicles that moment in time when sex went from being a back-alley, brown-paper-bag commodity to a billion-dollar universal in American life, a moment when ground zero for the earliest pioneers in the flesh trade was the midtown heart of the nation's largest city, New York's Times Square. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - James Franco Stars in New Action Drama THE VAULTVIDEO: First Look - James Franco Stars in New Action Drama THE VAULT
by Movies News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

James Franco stars in the new action drama THE VAULT, in Theaters and On Demand beginning September 1st. The film is the latest project from THE SIGNAL writer and director Dan Bush. (more...)

Courtney Love and Todd Almond at Provincetown's Crown & Anchor, 8/5Courtney Love and Todd Almond at Provincetown's Crown & Anchor, 8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

On August 5 at 7:00 p.m., producer Rick Murray will present one of the most influential figures in contemporary popular culture, rock legend and actress Courtney Love, who will sit down with Kevin Sessums for an intimate evening of conversation and performance.  Love will be joined by her collaborator and friend, composer Todd Almond, with whom she shares a unique artistic alchemy.  (more...)

Jenna Leigh Green Joins TIM REALBUTO & FRIENDS SING JEANINE TESORI at 54 BelowJenna Leigh Green Joins TIM REALBUTO & FRIENDS SING JEANINE TESORI at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Jenna Leigh Green is most known to television audiences as Sabrina Spellman's nemesis Libby Chessler on three seasons of the hit ABC sitcom 'Sabrina, The Teenage Witch.' She played the role of Heather in the Touchstone Pictures release 'You Again' opposite Kristen Bell, Sigourney Weaver, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Betty White. Ms. Green also recently appeared opposite James Franco in the film 'I Am Michael.' (more...)

Corkscrew Theater Festival to Continue with Unconventional Werewolf Story ALL OF MY BLOODCorkscrew Theater Festival to Continue with Unconventional Werewolf Story ALL OF MY BLOOD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Corkscrew Theater Festival presents the world premiere of All of My Blood by Robert Zander Norman, directed by Taylor Haven Holt. Running August 11-20, All of My Blood is a comic, contemporary take on a werewolf story, focusing on the challenges a woman faces in communicating with her boyfriend and his friends after deciding she has been 'turned.' (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 7/11/2017 - 7/18/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 7/11/2017 - 7/18/2017
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Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 7/11/2017 - 7/18/2017. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - James Franco, Seth Rogan Star in THE DISASTER ARTISTVIDEO: First Look - James Franco, Seth Rogan Star in THE DISASTER ARTIST
by Movies News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Based on Greg Sestero's best-selling tell-all about the making of Tommy Wiseau's cult-classic disasterpiece The Room (“The Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made”), THE DISASTER ARTIST, stars James Franco, Dave Franco, and Seth Rogen. (more...)

INK Transfers to the Duke of York's Theatre West EndINK Transfers to the Duke of York's Theatre West End
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Fleet Street. 1969. The Sun rises. A young and rebellious Rupert Murdoch asks the impossible and launches The Sun's first editor's quest: to give the people what they want. No matter the cost. (more...)

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