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Apple TV+ Announces New Kids' Series DOUG UNPLUGS and STILLWATER Photo Apple TV+ Announces New Kids' Series DOUG UNPLUGS and STILLWATER
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2020

Following its historic 18 Daytime Emmy Award nominations and win for Outstanding Children's or Family Viewing Programming for 'Ghostwriter,' Apple TV+ today announced that two new kids' series.

Flushing Town Hall Celebrates The Harvest Moon Festival Photo Flushing Town Hall Celebrates The Harvest Moon Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

In celebration of the Harvest Moon Festival, Flushing Town Hall is presenting virtual Asian programming this season with a focus on highlighting stories of Asian/Asian American experience.

The Ballard Institute And Museum Of Puppetry Presents The First 2020 Fall Puppet Foru Photo The Ballard Institute And Museum Of Puppetry Presents The First 2020 Fall Puppet Forum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2020

Writer and puppeteer Leslee Asch will join Ballard Institute Director John Bell in a discussion of her new book via Facebook Live on Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. ET. ]

PREMIERE ROUNDUP: Find Out When Your Favorite Fall TV Shows Return Photo PREMIERE ROUNDUP: Find Out When Your Favorite Fall TV Shows Return
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 29, 2020

After a long, uncertain spring, TV is back, for the most part!

Chicago Puppet Festival Living Room Tour Brings Outdoor Puppet Shows to Avondale, Gle Photo Chicago Puppet Festival Living Room Tour Brings Outdoor Puppet Shows to Avondale, Glencoe & Lake Geneva
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2020

The Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival announces its Fall 2020 Living Room Tour, Thursday, October 1-Sunday, October 4, 2020.

Flushing Town Hall To Present Asian And Asian American Storytelling This Fall Photo Flushing Town Hall To Present Asian And Asian American Storytelling This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2020

Flushing Town Hall will present virtual Asian programming this fall with a focus on highlighting stories of Asian/ Asian American experience.

Netflix Announces Cast of Guillermo del Toro's PINOCCHIO Photo Netflix Announces Cast of Guillermo del Toro's PINOCCHIO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2020

Netflix announced today the cast of Academy Award® winner Guillermo del Toro's upcoming stop-motion animated musical feature Pinocchio. Newcomer Gregory Mann will star as Pinocchio with Ewan McGregor as Cricket and David Bradley (Harry Potter franchise, Game of Thrones) as Geppetto.

EARTH TO NED From The Jim Henson Company Comes To Disney+ September 4 Photo EARTH TO NED From The Jim Henson Company Comes To Disney+ September 4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020

On Friday, September 4, Disney+ will debut 10 episodes of its first original talk show “Earth to Ned,” produced by The Jim Henson Company and Marwar Junction Productions.  The fresh take on the late-night format stars larger-than-life extraterrestrial creatures Ned and Cornelius as they interview some of the biggest stars in our galaxy.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces New Digital WOW Projects by Marike Splint and Animal Cra Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces New Digital WOW Projects by Marike Splint and Animal Cracker Conspiracy
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2020

La Jolla Playhouse has announced two more world-premiere productions in its Digital Without Walls (WOW) series, including You Are Here: A Homebound Travelogue, a Playhouse commission by LA-based artist Marike Splint, and The Society of Wonder, a Playhouse commission by the San Diego-based Animal Cracker Conspiracy.

National Capital Puppetry Festival Presents THE NATIONAL CAPITAL PUPPETRY FESTIVAL Photo National Capital Puppetry Festival Presents THE NATIONAL CAPITAL PUPPETRY FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020

The National Capital Puppetry Guild (NCPG) presents The National Capital Puppetry Festival, the Guild's inaugural puppetry festival! There's something for everyone in the three action packed days over the weekend of August 21-23, 2020.

Manual Cinema Presents LIVE Tele-FUN-draiser World Premiere Special Photo Manual Cinema Presents LIVE Tele-FUN-draiser World Premiere Special
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2020

Manual Cinema's LIVE Tele-FUN-draiser World Premiere Special, Saturday, August 22 at 8 p.m. CST, is a one-night-only, 10th Anniversary variety show capped by the live debut of a new short work from the acclaimed Chicago-based live performance, design studio, and film/video production collective.

Arielle Jacobs, Kevin Massey, Judy McLane and More Set For New York Theatre Barn's Au Photo Arielle Jacobs, Kevin Massey, Judy McLane and More Set For New York Theatre Barn's August Virtual Programming
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020

New York Theatre Barn will continue to host weekly free live streams of its New Works Series each Wednesday evening at 7PM ET. Upcoming August installments of the series include excerpts from the new musicals Between The Lines, Sean's Story: Part One | The Awakening, Tyrants, Songs For Slutty Girls and more.

New York Theatre Barn to Live Stream Excerpts From New Musicals BETWEEN THE LINES and Photo New York Theatre Barn to Live Stream Excerpts From New Musicals BETWEEN THE LINES and MY LITTLE BARBIZON
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020

New York Theatre Barn will host a free live stream of its New Works Series on Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 at 7PM EDT, featuring excerpts from the new musicals Between the Lines and My Little Barbizon. The 45-minute presentation will also feature a conversation with the creators of the new musicals.

Listen: Lesli Margherita Talks Broadway and Baseball On BREAK A BAT! Podcast Photo Listen: Lesli Margherita Talks Broadway and Baseball On BREAK A BAT! Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020

Lesli Margherita steps into the Batter's Box for Episode 44 of Break a Bat! In this episode, she discusses everything from the roots of her passion for both sports and the arts, ruling your kingdom, and the parallels between Broadway casts and Moneyball - the now iconic baseball book turned film.

Storyhouse Offers One-Off Week Of Films To See Before You're 12 Photo Storyhouse Offers One-Off Week Of Films To See Before You're 12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020

Storyhouse in Chester has announced a series of family films that deserve to be experienced on the big screen.

Rooftop Films, MoMI, NYSCI, NYCEDC to Screen Films in Queens & Brooklyn Photo Rooftop Films, MoMI, NYSCI, NYCEDC to Screen Films in Queens & Brooklyn
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2020

Rooftop Films, in partnership with Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI), the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI), and the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), today announced the opening of two drive-in festival locations in New York City.

VIDEO: Watch 30 Broadway Stars Make Music with Muppets! Photo VIDEO: Watch 30 Broadway Stars Make Music with Muppets!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2020

Since Jim Henson first burst onto the scene over six decades ago, Muppets have taken center stage in pop culture, appearing on film, television, and beyond. From the kid-centric Sesame Street to the universally loved The Muppets Show, the furry (and felty) creatures have often used music to entertain the masses, and many times, called upon the stars of Broadway to help!

Manual Cinema Announces 10th Anniversary RETROSPECTACULAR! Photo Manual Cinema Announces 10th Anniversary RETROSPECTACULAR!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2020

Manual Cinema, the Chicago-based performance collective, design studio, and film/video production company founded by Drew Dir, Sarah Fornace, Ben Kauffman, Julia Miller, and Kyle Vegter, will celebrate the company's 10th Anniversary with a four-week virtual celebration launching Monday, July 27 at Noon CST.

Center For Puppetry Arts Will Reopen The Worlds Of Puppetry Museum Photo Center For Puppetry Arts Will Reopen The Worlds Of Puppetry Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020

While theaters and workshops remain closed, the Center for Puppetry Arts is delighted to announce the re-opening of its Worlds of Puppetry Museum galleries on July 10, welcoming visitors back to The Jim Henson Collection Gallery and the Global Collection Gallery. 

BWW Interview: NATIONAL PUPPETRY CONFERENCE's Pam Arcerio Pulling The Right Strings @ Photo BWW Interview: NATIONAL PUPPETRY CONFERENCE's Pam Arcerio Pulling The Right Strings @ The O'Neill
by Gil Kaan - Jun 5, 2020

First up in the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's newly revamped 2020 Summer Season - now online, the 30th NATIONAL PUPPETRY CONFERENCE (PUP) running June 8 through June 12, 2020. PUP, with an already sold-out main CONFERENCE, is offering the public a series of five master classes, as well as, two free open mic puppet sessions. I managed to pull the right strings to pose a few questions to PUP's Artistic Director Pam Arcerio.

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