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John Benjamin Hickey recently starred as Frank Winter in the critically acclaimed WGN America series Manhattan. John's film credits include Truth, Big Stone Gap, Get on Up, Pitch Perfect, Flags of Our Fathers, The Anniversary Party, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and The Taking of Pelham 123. ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
John Benjamin Hickey recently starred as Frank Winter in the critically acclaimed WGN America series Manhattan. John's film credits include Truth, Big Stone Gap, Get on Up, Pitch Perfect, Flags of Our Fathers, The Anniversary Party, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and The Taking of Pelham 123. ... (read complete bio)
34th Israel Film Festival Goes Online Photo 34th Israel Film Festival Goes Online
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2020

The 34th Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles, the largest showcase of Israeli cinema in North America, will be presented exclusively online this year from December 13th – 27th and will be available for Southern California residents. 

Theater Stories: Parties With Cher, Dolly Parton & Diana Ross, The Long-Running CABAR Photo Theater Stories: Parties With Cher, Dolly Parton & Diana Ross, The Long-Running CABARET Revival, and More About Studio 54!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2020

This week's Theater Stories features Studio 54! Learn about the star-studded parties during the venue's nightclub days, with artists artists including Dolly Parton, Diana Ross, Liza Minnelli, and more; the long-running revival of Cabaret starring Alan Cumming and more!

Israel Film Festival Announces Programming for Online Screenings Photo Israel Film Festival Announces Programming for Online Screenings
by TV News Desk - Nov 30, 2020

The 34th Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles, the largest showcase of Israeli cinema in North America, will be presented exclusively online for the first time this year from December 13th – 27th.

iHeartRadio Broadway Salutes 2020 Tony Nominees With Special Broadcast Photo iHeartRadio Broadway Salutes 2020 Tony Nominees With Special Broadcast
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2020

iHeartRadio Broadway has announced the creation of a special program that will celebrate the 2020 Tony Award Nominations. The iHeartRadio Broadway Salutes The 2020 Tony Nominees broadcast will feature songs from the Best Musical Nominees: Jagged Little Pill, Moulin Rouge! The Musical and Tina: The Tina Turner Musical and feature interviews & more.

2020 Tony Awards Nominations - Show by Show! Photo 2020 Tony Awards Nominations - Show by Show!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020

Earlier today, Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart announced the nominees from eighteen plays and musicals. Now we're taking a closer look at how each show fared individually.

2020 Tony Awards Nominees - Jagged Little Pill Leads with 15 Noms! Photo 2020 Tony Awards Nominees - Jagged Little Pill Leads with 15 Noms!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020

Tony time is here at last! Earlier today, Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart announced the nominations for the 2020 Tony Awards, which included work from eighteen eligible shows- all of which opened before Broadway shutdown on March 12. Check out the nominees and follow us throughout the day for even more coverage straight from the nominees! 

NEW YORK LGBTQ FILM FESTIVAL Announces Full 2020 Lineup Photo NEW YORK LGBTQ FILM FESTIVAL Announces Full 2020 Lineup
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2020

NewFest, New York’s leading LGBTQ film and media organization and one of the world's most respected LGBTQ film festivals, has announced its full line-up for The New York LGBTQ Film Festival’s 32nd year.

Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Moves Online; Events Include Virtual Meet-and-Gr Photo Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Moves Online; Events Include Virtual Meet-and-Greets With Ben Platt and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020

The biggest day for Broadway fans is going virtual for the first time in the event's history when the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction returns on Sunday, September 20, 2020.

André De Shields, John Benjamin Hickey and John Glover to Take Part in Discussion Ho Photo André De Shields, John Benjamin Hickey and John Glover to Take Part in Discussion Honoring Terrence McNally
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020

In an event presented on Ovee, Moderator Lucy Merkjee of the Tribeca Film Festival and filmmaker Jeff Kaufman will be leading a discussion about the life and legacy of the Tony Award winning playwright and LGBTQ activist Terrence McNally.

BWW TV: Watch Larry Kramer Talk About His Masterpiece, THE NORMAL HEART, on Opening N Photo BWW TV: Watch Larry Kramer Talk About His Masterpiece, THE NORMAL HEART, on Opening Night
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 28, 2020

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, legendary playwright, author, and activist, Larry Kramer passed away this morning. With his passing, Kramer leaves behind a legacy of important, eye-opening, controversial art, including his masterpiece, The Normal Heart.

PLAZA SUITE Starring Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker Will Now Begin Perfor Photo PLAZA SUITE Starring Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker Will Now Begin Performances in March 2021
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020

Today, producers for the upcoming revival of Neil Simon's Plaza Suite announced new production dates with stars Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker, directed by John Benjamin Hickey.

VIDEO: MOULIN ROUGE! Tops List of Outer Critics Circle Honorees! Photo VIDEO: MOULIN ROUGE! Tops List of Outer Critics Circle Honorees!
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020

The Outer Critics Circle (OCC), the official organization of writers on New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers and national publications, today announced its plans for honoring the 2019-2020 season of Broadway and Off-Broadway productions.

LIVE AT THE LORTEL Podcast Wraps Up Season One With Judy Kuhn, Michael Mayer and More Photo LIVE AT THE LORTEL Podcast Wraps Up Season One With Judy Kuhn, Michael Mayer and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2020

The Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation has announced the final guests for the first season of their 'Live at the Lortel' podcast. In accordance with social distancing guidelines, the podcast was recorded online rather than in-person with an audience at the Lortel Theatre.

Broadway Rewind: ROCK OF AGES Strikes a Chord on Broadway! Photo Broadway Rewind: ROCK OF AGES Strikes a Chord on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 1, 2020

We close out at the opening of the Broadway run of Rock of Ages, which features some of the greatest rock songs of the 80's. It had a sensational cast including Constantine Maroulis, Amy Spanger, James Carpinello, Wesley Taylor.

Get $39 Tickets to PLAZA SUITE on Broadway with TodayTix! Photo Get $39 Tickets to PLAZA SUITE on Broadway with TodayTix!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020

Real-life husband and wife Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker are back onstage together for the first time onstage in 20 years with Neil Simon's 'Plaza Suite,' and we've got exclusive $39 tickets to see the show in New York.

PLAZA SUITE Announces Digital Lottery Policy Photo PLAZA SUITE Announces Digital Lottery Policy
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020

Today, the TodayTix digital lottery policy for Plaza Suite was announced ahead of the production's first preview on Friday, March 13. The official opening night is Monday, April 13, at Hudson Theatre (141 West 44th Street). Plaza Suite has partnered with TodayTix to offer a limited number of $39 tickets via an exclusive digital Lottery for every performance. The lottery will open for entries at midnight each performance day, and close four hours prior to the selected performance time. If selected, winners will have 45 minutes to claim and pay for their tickets through TodayTix. Tickets may be picked up at Hudson Theatre's box office. Single tickets are also available for purchase on the TodayTix app or website.

BWW TV: Tony Goldwyn Opens Up About His New, Epic Role in THE INHERITANCE Photo BWW TV: Tony Goldwyn Opens Up About His New, Epic Role in THE INHERITANCE
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Feb 23, 2020

Tony Goldwyn is back onstage this season in one of the most poignant roles of his career, which happens to be in one of the most powerful plays that Broadway has seen in many years. The play is The Inheritance, and you can catch it now through March 15 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. 

Wake Up With BWW 2/5: PLAZA SUITE Begins Pre-Broadway Run in Boston and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/5: PLAZA SUITE Begins Pre-Broadway Run in Boston and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 5, 2020

Today's top stories: Plaza Suite, starring Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker, begins its pre-Broadway run in Boston, and more!

Enter to Win $30 Tickets to See Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick Onstage in Photo Enter to Win $30 Tickets to See Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick Onstage in Boston
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

Real-life husband and wife Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker are back onstage together for the first time onstage in 20 years with Neil Simon's 'Plaza Suite,' and we've got exclusive $30 tickets to see the show in Boston.

VIDEO: Tony Goldwyn, Kyle Soller, Andrew Burnap Talk THE INHERITANCE on TODAY Photo VIDEO: Tony Goldwyn, Kyle Soller, Andrew Burnap Talk THE INHERITANCE on TODAY
by Stage Tube - Jan 17, 2020

On Friday morning, actors Tony Goldwyn, Kyle Soller and Andrew Burnap joined the 3rd hour of TODAY to discuss their critically acclaimed Broadway show, a?oeThe Inheritance,a?? which follows the lives of gay men in Manhattan a generation after the AIDS epidemic.

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