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Eva Longoria & Sid Ganis Appointed to Academy Museum Board of Trustees Photo Eva Longoria & Sid Ganis Appointed to Academy Museum Board of Trustees
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 28, 2021

As the governing body of the Academy Museum, the Board leads the museum toward a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management policies in addition to securing adequate resources to advance the museum’s mission.

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Appoints Six New Trustees, Including Ryan Murphy Photo Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Appoints Six New Trustees, Including Ryan Murphy
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 9, 2020

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures today announced the addition of six new members to its Board of Trustees: Patricia S. Bellinger, Arnaud Boetsch, Olivier de Givenchy, Ray Halbritter, Ryan Murphy, and Regina K. Scully.

Photo Flashback: Remembering Hal Prince Photo Photo Flashback: Remembering Hal Prince
by Walter McBride - Aug 7, 2019

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported last week, legendary Broadway director and producer Hal Prince passed away at 91 years of age after a brief illness, in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Rachel Brosnahan to Narrate Bloomberg Philanthropies' Climate Change Documentary PARI Photo Rachel Brosnahan to Narrate Bloomberg Philanthropies' Climate Change Documentary PARIS TO PITTSBURGH
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 18, 2018

Award-winning actress and activist Rachel Brosnahan, star of the hit series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, will narrate Bloomberg Philanthropies' upcoming climate change documentary, Paris to Pittsburgh. The film will premiere on National Geographic, Wednesday, December 12th at 9PM ET/PT and is produced by RadicalMedia in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies.

National Geographic Documentary Films to Premiere Bloomberg Philanthropies' PARIS TO  Photo National Geographic Documentary Films to Premiere Bloomberg Philanthropies' PARIS TO PITTSBURGH
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 12, 2018

National Geographic Documentary Films announced today that the company will distribute Bloomberg Philanthropies' second film, Paris to Pittsburgh premiering on Wednesday, December 12 at 9pm ET/PT in the U.S. and will air globally in 172 countries and 45 languages. Paris to Pittsburgh brings to life the impassioned efforts of individuals who are battling the most severe threats of climate change in their own backyards. Set against the national debate over the United States' energy future - and the Trump administration's explosive decision to exit the Paris Climate Agreement - the film captures what's at stake for communities around the country and the inspiring ways Americans are responding. To view the trailer, visit ParistoPittsburgh.com.

Nat Geo Announces Free Streaming Release of Documentary FROM THE ASHES
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 26, 2017

In the wake of President Trump's controversial decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement and its imminent consequences on climate change, National Geographic Documentary Films announced today it would make the highly acclaimed coal documentary FROM THE ASHES available for free across several streaming and video on demand platforms.

Nat Geo Documentary Films Acquires Coal Mining Documentary FROM THE ASHES
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 13, 2017

On the heels of President Trump's executive order to undo Clean Power Plan regulations, National Geographic Global Networks CEO Courteney Monroe announced today the acquisition of FROM THE ASHES, a compelling feature documentary that explores one of the country's most contentious topics - coal and the mining industry.

Only For Now? You Wish! AVENUE Q to Mark 13th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

If ever a show has become part of the 'fabric' of New York and pop culture, it is the Tony Award-winning musical Avenue Q -- with its colorful cast of humans and puppets. The ground-breaking musical hits a new landmark this summer when it celebrates its 13th anniversary on Sunday, July 31, 2013 at New World Stages (340 W. 50 St.) in New York City.

2016-17 Tony Awards Nominating Committee Revealed; See Who's New & Who's Returning!
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 22, 2016

The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced today the Nominating Committee for the 2016-17 Broadway season. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. 

Theatre Aspen Artistic Director Joins 2015-16 Tony Award Nominating Committee
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

?The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced the Nominating Committee for the 2015-2016 Broadway season, which includes Theatre Aspen's Executive Artistic Director Paige Price.

2015-16 Tony Awards Nominating Committee Announced; Find Out Who's New & Who's Returning!
by Tyler Peterson - May 26, 2015

The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced today the Nominating Committee for the 2015-2016 Broadway season.  The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. 

Netflix Chief Content Officer to Be Honored at Gotham Independent Film Awards
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 30, 2014

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation's premier member organization of independent filmmakers, announced today that Ted Sarandos, Netflix Chief Content Officer, will be presented with the 24th annual Industry Tribute

2014-15 Tony Awards Nominating Committee Announced! And the 50 Members Are...
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 11, 2014

The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced today the Nominating Committee for the 2014-2015 Broadway season. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.

CBS Sports' Broadcaster Verne Lundquist to Receive Vin Scully Award
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 6, 2014

CBS Sports broadcaster Verne Lundquist will receive the Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award in Sports Broadcasting from WFUV Radio (

CBS Sports' Broadcaster Verne Lundquist to Receive Vin Scully Award
by - Mar 6, 2014

CBS Sports broadcaster Verne Lundquist will receive the Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award in Sports Broadcasting from WFUV Radio (

Museum of City of New York Hosts SPOTLIGHT ON BROADWAY: NEW YORK'S THEATER DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

Today, December 16, 2013, the Museum of the City of New York hosts Spotlight on Broadway: New York's Theater Design and Architecture, a special evening exploring the design and architectural history of the Theater District. The event is co-presented by the City of New York's Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, which recently launched SpotlightonBroadway.com, a multi-media project chronicling the evolution of Broadway's 40 official theaters and honoring the thousands of men and women who have worked on Broadway. The event is presented in conjunction with Norman Bel Geddes: I Have Seen the Future.

Museum of the City of New York to Welcome Diane Paulus for SPOTLIGHT ON BROADWAY, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2013

On Today, December 16, 2013, the Museum of the City of New York will host Spotlight on Broadway: New York's Theater Design and Architecture, a special evening exploring the design and architectural history of the Theater District. The event is co-presented by the City of New York's Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, which recently launched SpotlightonBroadway.com, a multi-media project chronicling the evolution of Broadway's 40 official theaters and honoring the thousands of men and women who have worked on Broadway. The event is presented in conjunction with Norman Bel Geddes: I Have Seen the Future.

Museum of City of New York to Host SPOTLIGHT ON BROADWAY: NEW YORK'S THEATER DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2013

On Monday, December 16, 2013, the Museum of the City of New York will host Spotlight on Broadway: New York's Theater Design and Architecture, a special evening exploring the design and architectural history of the Theater District. The event is co-presented by the City of New York's Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, which recently launched SpotlightonBroadway.com, a multi-media project chronicling the evolution of Broadway's 40 official theaters and honoring the thousands of men and women who have worked on Broadway. The event is presented in conjunction with Norman Bel Geddes: I Have Seen the Future.

Museum of the City of New York to Welcome Diane Paulus for SPOTLIGHT ON BROADWAY, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2013

On Monday, December 16, 2013, the Museum of the City of New York will host Spotlight on Broadway: New York's Theater Design and Architecture, a special evening exploring the design and architectural history of the Theater District. The event is co-presented by the City of New York's Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, which recently launched SpotlightonBroadway.com, a multi-media project chronicling the evolution of Broadway's 40 official theaters and honoring the thousands of men and women who have worked on Broadway. The event is presented in conjunction with Norman Bel Geddes: I Have Seen the Future.

Music Executive Justin Kalifowitz Calls for Mayor's Office of Music in NYC
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 3, 2013

Downtown ­Music Publishing founder Justin Kalifowitz just wrote an op-ed for Billiboard today, in which, he calls for an Office of Music in New York City. He writes:

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