BWW Review: BLACK HOLE WEDDING at New York Music FestivalBWW Review: BLACK HOLE WEDDING at New York Music Festival
by Derek McCracken - Jul 19, 2019

Technically, the silver lining of the black hole trash compactor featured in Black Hole Wedding is that whatever it doesn't suck in, it stretches out: a golf club, clothing, even a pom-pom shaking marketing director. Theatrically, this 'spaghettify' strategy also works well for the show itself, a campy eco-political satire with more than enough humorous and heartfelt songs and sight gags to keep its musical magnetic attraction strong for 100 minutes. (more...)

NYMF Production Of BLACK HOLE WEDDING To Donate All Proceeds To Renewable Energy NonprofitsNYMF Production Of BLACK HOLE WEDDING To Donate All Proceeds To Renewable Energy Nonprofits
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019

Producers of Black Hole Wedding,which will make its off Broadway debut as part of the 2019 New York Musical Festival's Next Link Project, announced today that all proceeds from the sale of tickets for the engagement will be donated to renewable energy nonprofit organizations350.org and GRID Alternatives. In addition, a group of anonymous angel donors has agreed to match all funds raised by the production. (more...)

BLACK HOLE WEDDING To Make Off-Broadway Debut Starring Sean McDermottBLACK HOLE WEDDING To Make Off-Broadway Debut Starring Sean McDermott
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019

After playing an acclaimed run as part of the Planet Connections Festival in 2015 and taking home awards for Outstanding Music & Lyrics and Outstanding Leading Actress, as well as nominations for Outstanding Book of a Musical, Direction and Production, Black Hole Wedding will make its off Broadway debut as part of the 2019 New York Musical Festival's Next Link Project. (more...)

BLACK PANTHER Leads Nominations for the NAACP IMAGE AWARDSBLACK PANTHER Leads Nominations for the NAACP IMAGE AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

The nominees for the 50th NAACP Image Awards were exclusively announced today at the Television Critics Association's (TCA) TV One's joint press conference with Derrick Johnson, President and CEO of the NAACP and Alfred Liggins, Chairman and CEO of TV One. The winners will be revealed during the Two-Hour LIVE TV special airing on TV One on Saturday, March 30, 2019. (more...)

La La Anthony to Serve as 2019 American Black Film Festival AmbassadorLa La Anthony to Serve as 2019 American Black Film Festival Ambassador
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

Today, ABFF Ventures announced actress, producer, author and entrepreneur La La Anthony will serve as the 2019 American Black Film Festival's Ambassador, to be held in Miami Beach, June 12-16.  (more...)

The LA Film Festival Announces 2018 WinnersThe LA Film Festival Announces 2018 Winners
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

The LA Film Festival, produced by Film Independent, announced the winners of the 2018 Festival at the Awards Reception at the W Hotel in Hollywood presided over by Festival Director Jennifer Cochis and Film Independent President Josh Welsh. Cochis and Welsh also took the opportunity to thank the more than 50 generous sponsors, funders and media partners without whom the Festival would not be possible. (more...)

BWW Review: If you AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' At Toby's, Why Not?BWW Review: If you AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' At Toby's, Why Not?
by Cybele Pomeroy - Sep 28, 2018

Are you looking for a rollicking good cabaret show and a hearty meal? Are you in the mood for a musical history lesson? How about both? Toby's in Columbia presents AIN'T MISBEHAVIN,' The Fats Waller Musical Show through November 4th, and you should sit right down and buy yourself a ticket. (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! on ABCScoop: Upcoming Guests on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! on ABC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!, airing on ABC on Monday, September 24, 2018! (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! on ABCScoop: Upcoming Guests on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! on ABC
by TV Scoop - Sep 21, 2018

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!, airing on ABC on Monday, September 24, 2018! (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on GOOD MORNING AMERICA on ABCScoop: Upcoming Guests on GOOD MORNING AMERICA on ABC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, airing on ABC on Monday, September 10, 2018! (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on GOOD MORNING AMERICA on ABCScoop: Upcoming Guests on GOOD MORNING AMERICA on ABC
by TV Scoop - Sep 7, 2018

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, airing on ABC on Monday, September 10, 2018! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for A BOY. A GIRL. A DREAM. Starring Omari Hardwick and Meagan GoodVIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for A BOY. A GIRL. A DREAM. Starring Omari Hardwick and Meagan Good
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2018

Watch the new trailer for the Sundance hit A BOY. A GIRL. A DREAM., starring Omari Hardwick (“Power,” SORRY TO BOTHER YOU), Meagan Good (“Star”, “Californication”), and Jay Ellis (“Insecure”), hitting theaters on September 14th from Samuel Goldwyn Films. (more...)

The 2018 American Black Film Festival Hosts A Successful, Sold-Out Event Featuring Panels, Screenings, & MoreThe 2018 American Black Film Festival Hosts A Successful, Sold-Out Event Featuring Panels, Screenings, & More
by TV News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

The 2018 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) wrapped another successful year of screenings, red carpet events, panels and competitions to a sold-out group of attendees. The event took place in Miami Beach, FL from June 13-17th. (more...)

American Black Film Festival Day 1 RecapAmerican Black Film Festival Day 1 Recap
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) commenced day one of the annual event yesterday with a welcome luncheon held by Cadillac, a red carpet reception hosted by Sony, and a screening of the new adaptation of the 1972 classic film, Superfly. Many celebrities were in attendance including Rick Ross and Big Boi, who have roles in the film, and Future who produced the soundtrack that dropped last week. (more...)

Filmmakers Could Win Up to $100k at the 2018 American Black Film FestivalFilmmakers Could Win Up to $100k at the 2018 American Black Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

The 22nd annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) returns to Miami from June 13-17, 2018 and continues to showcase quality film and television content by and about people of African descent. ABFF founder Jeff Friday, created the festival in 1997 as a means to channel diverse talent directly into Hollywood, inspired by the belief that Black artists and content creators deserve the same opportunities as their mainstream counterparts. HBO is the founding sponsor of the festival. (more...)

The Official Selections for the 2018 American Black Film Festival Are AnnouncedThe Official Selections for the 2018 American Black Film Festival Are Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Today, the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) continues its 22-year legacy of providing a platform for diverse storytelling and emerging filmmakers, by announcing the 2018 official selections in all screening categories. The festival returns to Miami Beach, FL from June 13-17.  (more...)

BALLERS and INSECURE Both Return to HBO This AugustBALLERS and INSECURE Both Return to HBO This August
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

BALLERS and INSECURE Both Return to HBO This August (more...)

Hit Comedy Series BALLERS & INSECURE Kick Off New Seasons Back to BackHit Comedy Series BALLERS & INSECURE Kick Off New Seasons Back to Back
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2018

The hit comedy series BALLERS and INSECURE will kick off their new seasons back-to-back SUNDAY, AUG. 12 on HBO. (more...)

Tribeca Film Festival Shares 2018 Feature Film ProgramTribeca Film Festival Shares 2018 Feature Film Program
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

The 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, revealed its feature film lineup championing the discovery of emerging voices and celebrating new work from established filmmaking talent. To close the Festival, Tribeca will World Premiere The Fourth Estate, from Oscar®-nominated director Liz Garbus, which follows The New York Times' coverage of the Trump administration's first year. The Centerpiece Gala will be the World Premiere of Drake Doremus' sci-fi romance Zoe starring Ewan McGregor, Lea Seydoux, Rashida Jones, and Theo James. The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival takes place April 18-29. (more...)

The 17th Annual Tribeca Film Festival Reveals Feature Film LineupThe 17th Annual Tribeca Film Festival Reveals Feature Film Lineup
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

The 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, revealed its feature film lineup championing the discovery of emerging voices and celebrating new work from established filmmaking talent. To close the Festival, Tribeca will World Premiere The Fourth Estate, from Oscar®-nominated director Liz Garbus, which follows The New York Times' coverage of the Trump administration's first year. The Centerpiece Gala will be the World Premiere of Drake Doremus' sci-fi romance Zoe starring Ewan McGregor, Lea Seydoux, Rashida Jones, and Theo James. The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival takes place April 18-29. (more...)

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