Drama Performer Pre-Nominations Announced for the 46th Annual Daytime Emmy AwardsDrama Performer Pre-Nominations Announced for the 46th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the Drama Performer Pre-Nominations for the 46th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards. (more...)

Japan Society Presents North American Premiere of TOMOYASU MURATA: STOP MOTION MASTERJapan Society Presents North American Premiere of TOMOYASU MURATA: STOP MOTION MASTER
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

One of Japan's most prolific independent animation artists, Tomoyasu Murata (b. 1974, Tokyo) has steadily created breathtaking, boundary-breaking stop motion animated films over the last two decades. Inspired by the expressive power of traditional Japanese bunraku puppet theater, Murata's films—at once tender, whimsical and mysterious—deal with themes of memory, absence andmujo (the Buddhist concept of impermanence) through the cinematic manipulation of his meticulously handcrafted puppets and fantastical miniature sets. (more...)

NATAS Announces the DAYTIME EMMYS Drama Performer Pre-NominationsNATAS Announces the DAYTIME EMMYS Drama Performer Pre-Nominations
by TV News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the Drama Performer Pre-Nominations for the 46th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards. (more...)

Japan Society Presents Newly Subtitled Digital Remasters of 3 Music-Inflected Genre Films by Influential Japanese DirectorJapan Society Presents Newly Subtitled Digital Remasters of 3 Music-Inflected Genre Films by Influential Japanese Director
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

A prolific and versatile filmmaker who worked across a wide range of genres throughout his long career, Umetsugu Inoue(1923-2010) made his mark on Japanese cinema in the 1950s with a series of highly entertaining, genre-blending musical films that captured the explosive energy of Japan's jazz-fueled youth culture. (more...)

NYC's Most Comprehensive Celebration of Cinematographer Kazuo MiyagawaNYC's Most Comprehensive Celebration of Cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Working intimately with directors like Yasujiro Ozu, Akira Kurosawa, Kenji Mizoguchi and Kon Ichikawa on some of their most important films, Kazuo Miyagawa (1908-99) pushed Japanese cinema to its highest artistic peaks through his lyrical, innovative, and technically flawless camerawork. Considered the greatest cinematographer of postwar Japanese cinema whose career endured through the 1990s, Miyagawa has influenced generations of leading filmmakers around the world. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jeanne Sakata Spreading the Truth With HOLD THESE TRUTHS
by Gil Kaan - May 23, 2017

Ten years ago, actress/playwright Jeanne Sakata began writing down her various thoughts on her personal connections with the subject matter of her DAWN'S LIGHT: THE JOURNEY OF GORDON HIRABAYASHI. Through various reincarnations over the last decade, and a title change to HOLD THESE TRUTHS; Jeanne will be opening at The Pasadena Playhouse. I was most excited to get Jeanne's insight on this dark and deplorable episode of American history. (more...)

The Seeing Place to Host Season 8 Launch Party Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Seeing Place announces its exclusive Season 8 Launch Party on Monday, May 22 at 7pm - which promises to be a fun-filled evening of art, love and creativity. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL's James Harkness to Make Metropolitan Room Debut This Month
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

James Harkness (Beautiful) will make his Metropolitan Room debut in 'Fragments Of Me' on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 9:30 PM (Doors open at 9:00 PM). (more...)

Action-Packed Prelude to Valentine's Day Anticipates 70th Birthday of Iconoclastic Genre Actress
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Known for her fashionable modern style, long black tresses and piercing gaze, the inimitable Meiko Kaji rose to the top of the Japanese film industry in the late 1960s and '70s, working with some of the era's most talented filmmakers to create several now-classic genre film archetypes along the way-from hard-boiled girl gang bosses to kimono-clad, sword-wielding assassins. (more...)

ELEGANTE...A MOSTLY TRUE STORY Comes to TADA! Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Elegante Productions presents Elegante…A Mostly True Story, a new play written & directed by JAMES ARONSON. The show will begin a limited Off-Broadway run at TADA! Youth Theater (15 West 28th Street, 2nd floor) on September 16th & will run through September 25th. Krystle Henninger* serves as Stage Manager. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the New York Pops Gala Red Carpet with Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 3, 2016

Last night, May 2, 2016, The New York Pops celebrated its 33rd birthday with a grand gala evening celebrating the revolutionary collaborations of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg, the songwriting team behind LES MISERABLES, Miss Saigon, and more. Serving as Honorary Co-Chairs for the event were musical theatre legends Sir Cameron Mackintosh and Patti LuPone. BroadwayWorld was on hand all evening to capture the star-studded events - check out photo coverage of the red carpet below! (more...)

JAPAN SINGS! to Run 4/8-23 at Japan Society NY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

This spring Japan Society celebrates the astonishing yet little-known world of Japanese musical films. Filled with rarely screened genre treasures, most unavailable on DVD, Japan Sings! The Japanese Musical Film focuses on the golden age of Japan's 'popular song film' starring teen idols and TV stars from the 50s and 60s. (more...)

DOWNTON ABBEY's Laura Carmichael and Samantha Bond Come to Nuffield
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

Nuffield have announced a special evening with the stars of the internationally-acclaimed TV series Downton Abbey on Sunday 7 February at the Nuffield Theatre, in Southampton. Laura Carmichael (Lady Edith Crawley) and Samantha Bond (Lady Rosamund Painswick) will talk about their lives in TV, theatre and film at this special one-off event to raise funds for Nuffield's charitable activities. The evening will be hosted by BBC South Today presenter Sally Taylor MBE. (more...)

NBC Celebrates Return of Annual DAYS OF OUR LIVES Fan Event, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

In celebration of the show's 49th anniversary, the stars of NBC's longest-running daytime drama “Days of our Lives” will meet fans at the “Day of Days” fan event on Saturday, Nov. 8 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Universal CityWalk in Hollywood. (more...)

NBC Celebrates Return of Annual DAYS OF OUR LIVES Fan Event, 11/8
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

In celebration of the show's 49th anniversary, the stars of NBC's longest-running daytime drama “Days of our Lives” will meet fans at the “Day of Days” fan event on Saturday, Nov. 8 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Universal CityWalk in Hollywood. (more...)

Reed Birney and Nikki M. James Read NUDE STUDY at Manhattan Theatre Club Studios Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Reed Birney, nominated for a Tony Award in Casa Valentina, and Nikki M. James, winner of the Tony Award for The Book of Mormon will appear in a reading of Ken Kaissar's new play Nude Study at Manhattan Theatre Club Studios (311 West 43rd Street, 8th Floor) today, June 20 at 2:00 PM. (more...)

JAPAN CUTS New York Festival Announces 2014 Lineup
by Movies News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

North America's largest showcase of Japanese film and “One of the loopiest… and least predictable of New York's film festivals” (New York Magazine), JAPAN CUTS: The New York Festival of Contemporary Japanese Cinema returns for its eighth annual installment. (more...)

Photo Flash: Glenn Close, Jonathan Groff, Leslie Odom Jr. and More at Lapham's Quarterly's DECADES BALL: THE 1870s
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

Lapham's Quarterly Decades Ball: The 1870s took place at Gotham Hall in New York City last night, June 2, 2014. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Kelli O'Hara, Brian d'Arcy James & More Launch NY Pops Ambassadors
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Oct 22, 2013

Last night, The New York Pops Music Director Steven Reineke and Board Member Kelli O'Hara launched the new PopsEd Ambassadors initiative, which connects The New York Pops network of talented guest artists with its transformative music education programs. PopsEd music programs provide children throughout the five boroughs of New York City with opportunities to be inspired by music and to ultimately foster a life-long appreciation for the arts. BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out complete coverage below! (more...)

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