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Glenda Jackson Receives Richard Harris Award From BIFA Photo Glenda Jackson Receives Richard Harris Award From BIFA
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2021

Check out Glenda's interview with Josh O'Connor and watch highlights from her career!

Bhi Bhiman Releases 'Substitute Preacher 2' On April 30 Photo Bhi Bhiman Releases 'Substitute Preacher 2' On April 30
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 30, 2021

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Bhi Bhiman doesn't need much to ignite a fury of fascinating expressions; only the simplest of recording set-ups of guitar and vocal mics plugged into his laptop. Yet, even with such simplicity, he projects a towering voice that so urgently grabs your attention, you hang onto every word he sings. Bhiman's latest recording, Substitute Preacher 2 features a new set of mesmerizing acoustic covers in a series that follows his wildly popular 2013 EP (volume 1) of the same name.

WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT To Live-Stream From Perseverance Theatre Photo WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT To Live-Stream From Perseverance Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 13, 2021

No rehearsals. No director. No set. A different actor reads the script cold for the first time at each performance. This is White Rabbit Red Rabbit by Nassim Soleimanpour, an utterly unique theatrical experience that live-streams from Perseverance Theatre April 16 through May 2.

Korby Lenker's 8th Studio LP 'Man in the Maroon' Out May 21 Photo Korby Lenker's 8th Studio LP 'Man in the Maroon' Out May 21
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 1, 2021

Man in the Maroon was recorded during the pandemic. Korby recalls: “I remember thinking, 'who knows what's going to happen tomorrow?’ and I wanted to create an album as though it were the last thing I'd ever make. A for-the-joy-of-it project,' says the songwriter.

Et Alia Theater & Aurora Nova Present WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT Photo Et Alia Theater & Aurora Nova Present WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2021

Et Alia Theater, in association with Aurora Nova, presents: White Rabbit Red Rabbit by Nassim Soleimanpour, produced by Luísa Galatti and Ana Moioli, performed by Giorgia Valenti. Will you participate? Will you be manipulated? Will you listen? Will you really listen?

WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT to be Performed as Part of Let There Be Theatre Photo WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT to be Performed as Part of Let There Be Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 3, 2021

With no rehearsals, no director, a different actor each night, and a script waiting in a sealed envelope on stage, White Rabbit Red Rabbit, by Iranian writer Nassim Soleimanpour, is an audacious theatrical experiment and a potent reminder of the transgressive and transformative power of theatre.

BWW Review: THE HOLLOW CROWN - PARTS NINE, TEN AND ELEVEN, BritBox Photo BWW Review: THE HOLLOW CROWN - PARTS NINE, TEN AND ELEVEN, BritBox
by Gary Naylor - May 31, 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 Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST MOVIE SCENES of All Time - from CITIZEN KANE to PINK  Photo BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST MOVIE SCENES of All Time - from CITIZEN KANE to PINK FLAMINGOS, from THE SOUND OF MUSIC to PARASITE
by Peter Nason - May 26, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest scenes in cinema from 1901 to 2020. See if your favorite movie moments made the list!

BWW Review: THE HOLLOW CROWN - PART ONE, BritBox Photo BWW Review: THE HOLLOW CROWN - PART ONE, BritBox
by Gary Naylor - May 25, 2020

BWW will be 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: FRANKENSTEIN, National Theatre At Home Photo BWW Review: FRANKENSTEIN, National Theatre At Home
by Gary Naylor - Apr 30, 2020

National Theatre Live makes its celebrated 2011 production available free for online platforms but, rather like Frankenstein's Creature itself, its reviving isn't without its issues.

INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO's James Lipton Has Died at 93 Photo INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO's James Lipton Has Died at 93
by Stephi Wild - 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.

Chris Smither Brings Impassioned Folk-Blues To Helsinki Hudson Photo Chris Smither Brings Impassioned Folk-Blues To Helsinki Hudson
by Stephi Wild - Feb 3, 2020

Blues-folk singer-songwriter Chris Smither returns to Club Helsinki Hudson on Friday, May 8, at 9pm, to perform his impassioned blend of original and classic blues-influenced American roots music.

THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD Leads 2019 BIFA Nominations - See Full List Photo THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD Leads 2019 BIFA Nominations - See Full List!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 30, 2019

The Personal History of David Copperfield leads the list of nominations for the 2019 British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs), announced this morning by British actors Naomi Ackie and Joe Cole at the Regent Street Cinema. Armando Iannucci's fresh take on Dickens' novel about the ups and downs in the life of its eponymous character is recognised for Best British Independent Film and Best Screenplay sponsored by BBC Films, amongst nine other awards. Dev Patel is nominated for Best Actor, with co-stars Tilda Swinton and Hugh Laurie competing in the respective Supporting categories. The film also features heavily in the technical categories with nominations for Best Casting sponsored by Casting Society of America & Spotlight, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Editing sponsored by Intermission Film, Best Make Up & Hair Design sponsored by MAC Cosmetics and Best Production Design sponsored by Studio Juice.

B Street Theatre Presents a Mysterious Special Production WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT Photo B Street Theatre Presents a Mysterious Special Production WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT
by Rebecca Russo - Oct 16, 2019

No Set. No director. No Rehearsal. Each night, a different actor arrives on stage and is handed a sealed envelope. Together, actor and audience discover the mystery that lies in the envelope.

Milwaukee Rep Presents WHITE RABBIT, RED RABBIT Photo Milwaukee Rep Presents WHITE RABBIT, RED RABBIT
by Stephi Wild - Sep 18, 2019

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is partnering with Saint Kate a?" The Arts Hotel to produce White Rabbit, Red Rabbit, a one-person a?oetheater experimenta?? by Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour.

Acoustic Guitar Legend Leo Kottke Announced At The Center For The Arts Photo Acoustic Guitar Legend Leo Kottke Announced At The Center For The Arts
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 9, 2019

Acclaimed guitarist Leo Kottke brings his unique fingerpicking style to the Smothers Theatre stage at Pepperdine University in Malibu on Thursday, October 10, at 8 p.m. at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts.

Fan Favorites from The Jim Henson Company's Catalog Available on Amazon Prime Photo Fan Favorites from The Jim Henson Company's Catalog Available on Amazon Prime
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 4, 2019

Beginning today, Amazon Prime Video will offer 2,500 hours of The Jim Henson Company's classic and award-winning programming on its streaming platform, providing a one-stop destination to enjoy and rediscover many of the Company's most popular specials and series.  Prime Video will be offering a plethora of the Company's popular content to 68 English language territories including the US, Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand, and the Nordics, with on-demand access to titles like Fraggle Rock, The Storyteller, The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss, and Pajanimals (certain territory exclusions apply). 

BroadwayHD Celebrates St. Patrick's Day With Riverdance Photo BroadwayHD Celebrates St. Patrick's Day With Riverdance
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 13, 2019

Get ready to click your heels, stamp your feet, and dance along with some of the most exciting Irish Dancing to ever hit the stage. BroadwayHD, the premier theater service for live theater, debuts today a playlist of some of the best Riverdance performances from venues across the globe. 

The Scariest Movie Ever Made Celebrates 40 Years as ALIEN Arrives on 4K Ultra HD 4/23 Photo The Scariest Movie Ever Made Celebrates 40 Years as ALIEN Arrives on 4K Ultra HD 4/23
by Tori Hartshorn - Feb 26, 2019

In space no one can hear you scream. The terrifying sci-fi adventure, ALIEN, celebrates 40 years with an all-new 4K Ultra HD master, available April 23. A limited edition 4K UHD steelbook of ALIEN 40th Anniversary Edition will also be available exclusively at Best Buy.

Neil Gaiman, Jim Henson Co. to Produce Reimagining of THE STORYTELLER Photo Neil Gaiman, Jim Henson Co. to Produce Reimagining of THE STORYTELLER
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 20, 2019

Deadline reports that Jim Henson's The Storyteller, a popular 80s anthology series, will make a comeback. Neil Gaiman (American Gods, Good Omens) has partnered with the Jim Henson Company and Fremantle to develop a reimagined 'Storyteller' for television.

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