Sidney Kimmel Will Finance Jessica Sanders-Directed PICKING COTTONSidney Kimmel Will Finance Jessica Sanders-Directed PICKING COTTON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

Deadline reports that Sidney Kimmel Entertainment will finance and produce Picking Cotton, an adaptation of the bestselling memoir by Ronald Cotton, Jennifer Thompson, and Erin Torneo. Jessica Sanders will direct and David Birke & Tony Mosher will write the script. (more...)

TNT Highlights Eight Female Storytellers Through Shatterbox Film Series with Refinery29TNT Highlights Eight Female Storytellers Through Shatterbox Film Series with Refinery29
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Through a partnership with TNT and Refinery29, Shatterbox is a film series that gives female storytellers a platform to create short films that redefine identity, imagination and storytelling through the female lens.This year's class of prestigious female directors include Yara Shahidi, Gillian Jacobs, Academy Award-nominated Jessica Sanders, A.M. Lukas (aka Anna Martemucci), (more...)

Refinery29 and TNT Announce 'Digital Forward' Release of Shatterbox Eight Female-Driven Short FilmsRefinery29 and TNT Announce 'Digital Forward' Release of Shatterbox Eight Female-Driven Short Films
by TV News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Turner's TNT, in partnership with Refinery29, today announced the World Premiere and digital release date of season two of the Shatterbox, the film series that gives female storytellers a platform to create short films that redefine identity, imagination and storytelling through the female lens. (more...)

Awards Announced For 2018 San Diego International Film FestivalAwards Announced For 2018 San Diego International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

The San Diego International Film Festival (SDiFF), produced by the San Diego Film Foundation, announced today that they have honored Alex Wolff, from the Spotlight presentation "Stella's Last Weekend," with the Auteur Award and Dominique Fishback, from the Gala Presentation "The Hate U Give," with the Rising Star Award. The awards will be presented October 11th at The Night of the Stars Tribute at the Pendry San Diego in Downtown San Diego, CA.   (more...)

Photo Flash: Tom Felton, Haley Joel Osment, and More Come to Rock & Reilly's Daytime Lounge at SundancePhoto Flash: Tom Felton, Haley Joel Osment, and More Come to Rock & Reilly's Daytime Lounge at Sundance
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2018

Yesterday, January 20th J.Crew, NYLON and Roku continued their activations at Rock & Reilly's star-studded Daytime Lounge. Including Emma Roberts, Evan Peters, Tom Felton, Haley Joel Osment, Tiera Skovbye, Anthony Ramos, Abby Elliot, Chris Elliot, and Emily Robinson. (more...)

Sundance Institute Announces Indie Episodic, Shorts & Special Event Selections For 2018 Film FestivalSundance Institute Announces Indie Episodic, Shorts & Special Event Selections For 2018 Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Works selected across the new Indie Episodic, Shorts and Special Events sections of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival were announced today, underlining Sundance Institute's commitment to showcasing bold independent storytelling, regardless of form, format or length. (more...)

Sundance Institute Announces Indie Episodic, Shorts and Special event Selections for 2018 Sundance Film FestivalSundance Institute Announces Indie Episodic, Shorts and Special event Selections for 2018 Sundance Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Works selected across the new Indie Episodic, Shorts and Special Events sections of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival were announced today, underlining Sundance Institute's commitment to showcasing bold independent storytelling, regardless of form, format or length. (more...)

Brad Sacks Gets a Handjob Performed At UCB July 13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2011

Comedic one-act Brad Sacks Gets a Handjob will be performed at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (307 W. 26th Street) at 8pm on Wednesday, July 13. (more...)

Brad Sacks Gets a Handjob Performed At UCB July 13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2011

Comedic one-act Brad Sacks Gets a Handjob will be performed at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (307 W. 26th Street) at 8pm on Wednesday, July 13. (more...)

LA Children's Chorus Holds Winter Concert, 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2010

The Los Angeles Children's Chorus (LACC) goes global at its annual Winter Concert with a program spotlighting the choral music of 20 composers from 10 nations spanning 5 centuries, on Sunday, December 5, 7 p.m, and Sunday, December 12, 2010, 7 p.m., at Pasadena Presbyterian Church. The 'musical tour' includes a Buddhist prayer sung in Japanese, Italian art songs, and a Czech piece based on a Moravian folksong, as well as works by J.S. Bach, Benjamin Britten, John Rutter, Omar Macha and Gustav Holst, and contemporary composers Ruth Watson Henderson, Nicholas Nicassio, Mark Sirett and Brian Holmes, and others. Punctuated with plenty of holiday spirit as well, the Winter Concert is part of the renowned choir's year-long 25th Anniversary celebration, commemorating LACC's commitment to educating young people in the choral arts and creating glorious music for audiences around the world. (more...)

Los Angeles Children's Chorus Presents Conversation with Opera Star Ben Heppner, 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2010

World renowned tenor Ben Heppner - described by the Telegraph (UK) as 'the world's dramatic tenor of choice, distinguished not only by his stamina and power but also his clarion beauty of tone' - headlines a special free community conversation open to the general public and presented by Los Angeles Children's Chorus in conjunction with its new Young Men's Ensemble (YME) on Friday, December 10, at 7:30 P.M., at Buckley School in Sherman Oaks. Young Men's Ensemble Director Dr. Steven Kronauer moderates the conversation, during which Heppner, currently featured in the title role of LA Opera's production of Lohengrin, will discuss his career in general, as well as his singing techniques, his voice change during adolescence, and how he trained during that period of his life. He will also answer questions from the audience. (more...)

Los Angeles Children's Chorus Presents Conversation with Opera Star Ben Heppner, 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2010

World renowned tenor Ben Heppner - described by the Telegraph (UK) as 'the world's dramatic tenor of choice, distinguished not only by his stamina and power but also his clarion beauty of tone' - headlines a special free community conversation open to the general public and presented by Los Angeles Children's Chorus in conjunction with its new Young Men's Ensemble (YME) on Friday, December 10, at 7:30 P.M., at Buckley School in Sherman Oaks. Young Men's Ensemble Director Dr. Steven Kronauer moderates the conversation, during which Heppner, currently featured in the title role of LA Opera's production of Lohengrin, will discuss his career in general, as well as his singing techniques, his voice change during adolescence, and how he trained during that period of his life. He will also answer questions from the audience. (more...)

LA Children's Chorus Holds Winter Concert, 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2010

The Los Angeles Children's Chorus (LACC) goes global at its annual Winter Concert with a program spotlighting the choral music of 20 composers from 10 nations spanning 5 centuries, on Sunday, December 5, 7 p.m, and Sunday, December 12, 2010, 7 p.m., at Pasadena Presbyterian Church. The 'musical tour' includes a Buddhist prayer sung in Japanese, Italian art songs, and a Czech piece based on a Moravian folksong, as well as works by J.S. Bach, Benjamin Britten, John Rutter, Omar Macha and Gustav Holst, and contemporary composers Ruth Watson Henderson, Nicholas Nicassio, Mark Sirett and Brian Holmes, and others. Punctuated with plenty of holiday spirit as well, the Winter Concert is part of the renowned choir's year-long 25th Anniversary celebration, commemorating LACC's commitment to educating young people in the choral arts and creating glorious music for audiences around the world. (more...)

LACC Announces 25th Anniversary Events
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2010

Los Angeles Children's Chorus (LACC), considered one of the world's foremost children's choirs, honors its history of artistic excellence and embraces exciting new opportunities as it commemorates its milestone 25th Anniversary in 2010-11. The year-long celebration features a series of concerts and musical partnerships with some of the region's leading arts organizations on stage and screen - silver and small - and in recordings. (more...)

'JOE TURNER' Alum Ernie Hudson To Join Cast Of NBC's 'Heroes'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2009

Ernie Hudson, who made his Broadway debut in JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE, has been cast as a recurring charcter on NBC's hit show, Heroes. (more...)