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Shakespeare's Globe Announces Socially Distanced Open-Air Film Screenings and The Com Photo Shakespeare's Globe Announces Socially Distanced Open-Air Film Screenings and The Comedy Store Players
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2020

The Globe Theatre is to open 13 – 15 November, for a weekend of socially distanced, open-air film screenings.

Marsha Mason, Lilli Cooper and More to Join KEEN AFTER HOURS Photo Marsha Mason, Lilli Cooper and More to Join KEEN AFTER HOURS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2020

Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced additional guests for Keen After Hours. Next up is Marsha Mason (October 19th), followed by John-Andrew Morrison and Jasminn Johnson (October 26th), and Lilli Cooper (November 2nd).

Kate Baldwin, Marsha Mason and More Join Keen Company's KEEN AFTER HOURS Photo Kate Baldwin, Marsha Mason and More Join Keen Company's KEEN AFTER HOURS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2020

Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced additional guests for Keen After Hours. Next up is Kate Baldwin (October 5th), followed by Marsha Mason (October 19th), and John-Andrew Morrison & Jasminn Johnson (October 26th).

SCHITT'S CREEK, SUCCESSION, and More Take Home 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards; Full List! Photo SCHITT'S CREEK, SUCCESSION, and More Take Home 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2020

The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards were held virtually last night, and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

Over 300 Films To Compete In Oscar-Qualifying HollyShorts' 'Sweet 16' Year Photo Over 300 Films To Compete In Oscar-Qualifying HollyShorts' 'Sweet 16' Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

The official selections are rolling in for the 16th annual Oscar-Qualifying HOLLYSHORTS FILM FESTIVAL. Dubbed as their a?oeSweet 16,a?? the organizers are thrilled to welcome the best shorts from across the globe to screen virtually from November 9-15, 2020 on the new streaming platform BITPIX.

BWW Exclusive: Christine Baranski Sings 'The Love You Left Behind' on FANCY NANCY Photo BWW Exclusive: Christine Baranski Sings 'The Love You Left Behind' on FANCY NANCY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 4, 2020

Christine Baranski voices a lead role in Disneya??s a?oeFancy Nancya?? animated series and this Sundaya??s new episode features a beautiful song by her character, Mrs. Devine.

Billy Porter, Jeremy Pope, Hugh Jackman, & More Nominated for 2020 EMMYS - See Full L Photo Billy Porter, Jeremy Pope, Hugh Jackman, & More Nominated for 2020 EMMYS - See Full List!
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2020

Today, nominations for the 72nd annual Emmy Awards were unveiled. Leslie Jones announced the nominations, with help from Laverne Cox, Josh Gad and Tatiana Maslany The Emmy Awards will air September 20 on ABC.

LOOKING GOOD DEAD Will Make its Stage Premiere on a UK Tour
in March 2021 Photo LOOKING GOOD DEAD Will Make its Stage Premiere on a UK Tour in March 2021
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2020

Following the news this week that his latest Roy Grace novel, FIND THEM DEAD, has gone straight to No.1 in the UK Book charts, Peter James and producer Joshua Andrews have announced the World Premiere stage production of the Peter James novel LOOKING GOOD DEAD.

HBO to Offer All Nine Episodes of WATCHMEN for Free June 19-21 Photo HBO to Offer All Nine Episodes of WATCHMEN for Free June 19-21
by TV News Desk - Jun 18, 2020

HBO will offer all nine episodes of the series WATCHMEN for free starting FRIDAY, JUNE 19 through SUNDAY, June 21 exclusively on HBO.com and Free On Demand, as an extension of the network's content offering highlighting Black experiences, voices and storytellers. The network will also air a marathon of the series on HBO and HBO Latino starting at 1:00 p.m. ET/PT on Friday, June 19.

BWW Review: THE HOLLOW CROWN - PARTS SEVEN AND EIGHT, BritBox Photo BWW Review: THE HOLLOW CROWN - PARTS SEVEN AND EIGHT, BritBox
by Gary Naylor - May 30, 2020

BWW is reviewing the BBC's epic adaptation of Shakespeare's history plays, The Hollow Crown, available for streaming on Britbox (free 30 days trial).

BWW Review: THE HOLLOW CROWN - PARTS FOUR, FIVE AND SIX, BritBox Photo BWW Review: THE HOLLOW CROWN - PARTS FOUR, FIVE AND SIX, BritBox
by Gary Naylor - May 29, 2020

BWW is reviewing the BBC's epic adaptation of Shakespeare's history plays, The Hollow Crown, available for streaming on Britbox (free 30 days trial).

Jeremy Irons, Willem Dafoe and More Read From THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER Photo Jeremy Irons, Willem Dafoe and More Read From THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020

Jeremy Irons, Willem Dafoe and more are taking part in reading sections from Samuel Taylor Coleridge's epic 18th century poem a?oeThe Rime of the Ancient Marinera?? in this new series presented by the Arts Institute at Plymouth University. Watch below! For more information visit: ancientmarinerbigread.com

Broadway Rewind: Cheyenne Jackson & Kate Baldwin Look to the Sky in FINIAN'S RAINBOW! Photo Broadway Rewind: Cheyenne Jackson & Kate Baldwin Look to the Sky in FINIAN'S RAINBOW!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 6, 2020

'We close things out with a look at the 48th production of City Center's famed Encore's, the glorious musical Finian's Rainbow, which starred Kate Baldwin, Cheyenne Jackson, Jim Norton and Terri White. It was directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle. Kate told me, 'I get to sing the most beautiful songs. I think Burton Lane was a master of melody.' Cheyenne said he knew the songs but didn't really know the story, 'It's very, very current. I was actually surprised. The main crux of the plot is a bigoted white man in power from the south who is being replaced by an open-minded black man. Hmmm. So, it's very current.''

Broadway Rewind: Will Chase and Malcom Gets Turn the Page on THE STORY OF MY LIFE! Photo Broadway Rewind: Will Chase and Malcom Gets Turn the Page on THE STORY OF MY LIFE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 3, 2020

'What I loved the most about this episode', says BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge, 'was following the journey of the 2009 musical The Story of My Life. This episode of Broadway Rewind looks at the ill- fated musical, which featured two wonderful performances by Will Chase and Malcolm Gets, but we start off at a rehearsal for Michael Jacobs play 'Impressionism' directed by Jack O'Brien. It welcomed back to Broadway, Tony Award winners Jeremy Irons and Joan Allen along with Marsha Mason, Aaron Lazar and Andre de Shields. Director Jack O'Brien told me why he had to do this play, 'It's about us. We haven't had a really witty, wise, romantic comedy in New York, in a long time and I've got this gorgeous cast.' Joan Allen said,

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time
by Peter Nason - Mar 30, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best film musicals since the sound era began; see if your favorites made the list!

VIDEO: Aaron Lazar Sings '(Ya Got) Trouble' From THE MUSIC MAN Photo VIDEO: Aaron Lazar Sings '(Ya Got) Trouble' From THE MUSIC MAN
by Stage Tube - Mar 29, 2020

As part of Virtual Broadway, Aaron Lazar filmed himself singing (Ya Got) Trouble from The Music Man!

Alex Brightman And Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer Will Announce 2020 Drama League Award Nom Photo Alex Brightman And Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer Will Announce 2020 Drama League Award Nominees On April 16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020

Alex Brightman and Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, the current lead actors in the hit Broadway musical Beetlejuice, will announce the 2020 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The announcement event takes place on Thursday morning, April 16, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Sardi's (234 West 44th Street, 4th Floor) and will be streamed live via BroadwayWorld.com.

INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO's James Lipton Has Died at 93 Photo INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO's James Lipton Has Died at 93
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that James Lipton, executive producer, writer, and host of the Bravo cable television series Inside the Actors Studio, has died at age 93.

Feinstein's/54 Below Presents THE FOUR PHANTOMS IN CONCERT Photo Feinstein's/54 Below Presents THE FOUR PHANTOMS IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents The Four Phantoms In Concert on January 9, 10, and 11, 2020. An extravagant celebration of the iconic music of Broadway and more, The Four Phantoms brings together four former Phantoms from the Tony Award-winning The Phantom of the Opera for an unforgettable night of entertainment. The Four Phantoms features an extraordinary quartet of performers, including Brent Barrett, John Cudia, Franc D'Ambrosio, and CiarΓ‘n Sheehan under the music supervision of two-time Grammy Award-winner David Caddick and music direction of Ryan Shirar.

BWW Interview: Composer Lior Rosner Talks Will and Grace and Sugar Plum on the Run Photo BWW Interview: Composer Lior Rosner Talks Will and Grace and Sugar Plum on the Run
by Brooke Yunis - Nov 7, 2019

Composer Lior Rosner took the time to speak with us about his work on the Will and Grace revival and his new album Sugar Plum on the Run (out this Friday, November 8th), based on Tchaikovsky's famous Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy.

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