All-Girl High School Hits the Stage in MR. LONG Tonight at FRIGID New York
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

The 2017 FRIGID New York Festival presents Mr. Long, written by Manning Jordan and directed by James Wyrwicz at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th St., btw 2nd Ave & Bowery, New York, NY 10003).  (more...)

All-Girl High School Hits the Stage in MR. LONG at FRIGID New York
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The 2017 FRIGID New York Festival presents Mr. Long, written by Manning Jordan and directed by James Wyrwicz at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th St., btw 2nd Ave & Bowery, New York, NY 10003).  (more...)

National New Play Network Names 2016-17 Grant Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, announced its 2016-17 grant recipients, including the 2016 Smith Prize for Political Theatre, four Producer Residencies, and four Collaboration Fund awards that will support partnerships between multiple Member Theaters, playwrights, and other theater makers in various projects. (more...)

BIG HEAD TODD & THE MONSTERS Debut New Song; Kick Off Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

Critically acclaimed and platinum-selling blues-rock band BIG HEAD TODD & THE MONSTERS have exclusively premiered a brand-new song 'Wipeout Turn' on GUITARWORLD.COM (more...)

Hot House Magazine and the Metropolitan Room Present Fan-Voted Jazz Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2015

Hot House Magazine and the Metropolitan Room present 3rd Annual Fans Decision Jazz Awards Winners in which Jazz Fans Voted For Their Favorite NYC Artists. Check out the winners below! (more...)

NNPN Announces Over $125K in Grants for 2015-16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

The National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, announced its 2015-16 grant recipients, including the Smith Prize for Political Theatre, the 2015 Annual Commission, two Playwright Residencies, five Producer Residencies, and two Collaboration Fund awards that will support partnership between eight of its members on two productions. In all, NNPN committed over $125,000 to fourteen Core Member Theaters and nine Affiliated Artists. (more...)

Chris Weikel Wins NNPN's 2014 Smith Prize Commission
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

The NATIONAL NEW PLAY NETWORK (NNPN), the country's alliance of non-profit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, proudly announces that the 2014 Smith Prize Commission, which carries an Award of $5,000, has been awarded to Chris Weikel for The Word from Kampala. Awarded annually to a proposal for a play that dramatizes the pressing issues of our times, The Smith Prize is funded by a gift from screenwriter, novelist and playwright Timothy Jay Smith and a number of other socially-conscious donors. The Word from Kampala was conceived in reaction to the recent act of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, who signed into law a bill that makes acts of homosexuality punishable by life imprisonment. (more...)

Kwame Kewi-Armah & Stephen Richard Extend Contracts with Center Stage into 2018
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Center Stage, a leading regional theater and the State Theater of Maryland, announced today that an agreement has been reached to extend the contracts of Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah through June 2018 and Managing Director Stephen Richard for a similar timeframe. Since their arrivals in 2011 and 2012, Center Stage has experienced a flurry of innovative programming that has delighted audiences in Baltimore and received national recognition. (more...)

Christine Wiltz Receives the Prestigious Louisiana Writer Award for 2013
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

Premier Digital Publishing is honored to announce that novelist, essayist and screenwriter Christine Wiltz has been named recipient of the prestigious Louisiana Writer Award for 2013. The Louisiana Writer Award is chosen annually by a State Library-appointed committee to recognize extraordinary contributions to Louisiana's literary and intellectual life. (more...)

10 Semi-Finalists Named in Pride Films and Plays' Great Gay Screenplay Contest
by Movies News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

Ten semi-finalists have been named in Pride Films and Plays' Great Gay Screenplay Contest, an international contest for screenplays with LGBT characters and themes. (more...)

Centerstage Closes Season After 50 Years
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2013

Celebrating its 50th Anniversary, and its first full season under the combined leadership of Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah and Managing Director Stephen Richard, CENTERSTAGE drew national attention and local acclaim for its groundbreaking stage work, including two World Premieres; special artistic initiatives; and innovative community programs-raising the bar for the Theater's next 50 years. (more...)

National New Play Network Announces 2013 Smith Prize Award Winner
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2013

The NATIONAL NEW PLAY NETWORK (NNPN), the country's alliance of non- profit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, proudly announces that the 2013 Smith Prize Commission, which carries an Award of $5,000, has been awarded to Martyna Majok for her untitled play. Majok's proposed play is inspired by Slavoj Žižek's Violence, which examines capitalism and our treatment of people. Awarded annually to a proposal for a play that focuses on American politics, The Smith Prize is funded by a gift from screenwriter, novelist and playwright Timothy Jay Smith and a number of other socially-conscious donors. (more...)

TNT Announces Summer 2013 Premiere Dates
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2013

TNT is going to ramp up the drama this summer with a spectacular lineup of original series, including four brand new shows and five returning favorites. (more...)

DJ Qualls to Guest Star on TNT's Drama Series PERCEPTION
by TV News Desk - Mar 1, 2013

DJ Qualls is set to be a guest-star this season on TNT's PERCEPTION, starring Emmy and Screen Actors Guild Award winner Eric McCormack. Qualls is best known for his performance in hit films such as, Road Trip, The New Guy and Hustle & Flow. (more...)

Alison Fraser Plays Five Angels Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2013

Twice Tony-nominated Broadway star Alison Fraser will command the stage and a seven piece swing band singing what she calls 'the soundtrack of Tennessee Williams' life.' The 90-minute benefit concert features songs Williams chose for his plays - music that is integral to the emotional contours of his indelible dramas. (more...)

Scott Wolf to Recur on Upcoming Season of TNT's PERCEPTION
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

Scott Wolf is set to be a major recurring guest-star this season on TNT's PERCEPTION, starring Emmy and Screen Actors Guild Award winner Eric McCormack. Wolf is best known for his roles on the television series Party of Five, V and Everwood. (more...)

Alison Fraser to Play Five Angels Theater, 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

Twice Tony-nominated Broadway star Alison Fraser will command the stage and a seven piece swing band singing what she calls "the soundtrack of Tennessee Williams' life." The 90-minute benefit concert features songs Williams chose for his plays - music that is integral to the emotional contours of his indelible dramas. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Rep's Hilarious Production of THE FOREIGNER
by Chris Gibson - Dec 3, 2012

Before his untimely death in a plane crash in the mid-1980's, playwright Larry Shue had penned two community theatre staples, The Nerd and THE FOREIGNER. While I'm not a big fan of the former, the latter is a fast-paced farce brimming with humor that builds to a hilariously satisfying climax. The current production by the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is nicely mounted and features a fine cast and direction that takes full advantage of the comic opportunities presented. (more...)

President Obama Guest Appearance Earns Huge Ratings for CBS's 'LATE SHOW'
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2012

The LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN, with guest President Barack Obama, and THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON both delivered their best ratings in the Nielsen's 56 overnight markets since February 2010. (more...)

DVR ALERT: Talk Show Listings For Today, September 18- Kelsey Grammer and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2012

Talk Show Listings For Tuesday, September 18 (more...)

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