BA Austin's Smell the Raindrops Finalist in Pacific Book Awards...BA Austin's Smell the Raindrops Finalist in Pacific Book Awards...
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2018

BA Austin's critically acclaimed intimate memoir, Smell the Raindrops: One Young Woman's Journey through Life, Love, and Recovery (Crescendo Press), shows no signs of being relegated to the dustbin of literary history. Two years after its official release, the book is still receiving praise, most recently having been named a finalist in the biographymemoirs category of the prestigious Pacific Book Awards Contest. In a starred review, PBA has compared Ms. Austin's book with such popular New York Times bestselling memoirs as Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Life of Bees and Kathryn Stockett's The Help. (more...)

SCERA Announces Star Awards HonoreesSCERA Announces Star Awards Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Those who have made significant contributions to the arts in a variety of categories will be recognized for their achievements in enriching the communities and citizens of Utah at the 11th Annual Star Awards held Friday, March 11, 2016 at the SCERA Center for the Arts in Orem. (more...)

BWW Recap: Liza Faces Bedbugs, Toilet Paper & THE SCARF on This Week's YOUNGERBWW Recap: Liza Faces Bedbugs, Toilet Paper & THE SCARF on This Week's YOUNGER
by Matt Smith - May 27, 2015

We open with Maggie, Josh and Liza clearing the apartment of the girls' mattress — there was a case of bedbugs in the building, and though it wasn't directly in their apartment, Maggie and Liza are clearing out just to be safe. While Maggie hightails it to her cousin's, Liza's — you guessed it — temporary living with Josh. Cue the foreplay and sexual innuendo… and there sure is a lot of it.  (more...)

 Thriller Writer Karin Slaughter Named Author of the Month with COP TOWN Thriller Writer Karin Slaughter Named Author of the Month with COP TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

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Bryce Dallas Howard in Talks to Lead JURASSIC WORLD
by Movies News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED's Colin Trevorrow will direct the film, featuring a script by Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver. The film is currently slated for a June 12, 2015 release. (more...)

Bryce Dallas Howard Takes Family Legacy at Hollywood Networking Breakfast Today
by Movies News Desk - Sep 14, 2013

Sandra Lord, founder of The Hollywood Networking Breakfast (HNB), has announced that BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD will take the hot seat for the Hollywood Networking Breakfast at Raleigh Studios, today, Sept 14th. (more...)

Bryce Dallas Howard to Talk Family Legacy at Hollywood Networking Breakfast, 9/14
by Movies News Desk - Aug 31, 2013

Sandra Lord, founder of The Hollywood Networking Breakfast (HNB), has announced that BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD will take the hot seat for the Hollywood Networking Breakfast at Raleigh Studios, on Sept 14th. (more...)

Leslie Jordan Brings FRUIT FLY to the Rrazz Room, Now thru 12/22Leslie Jordan Brings FRUIT FLY to the Rrazz Room, Now thru 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2012

The RRazz Room, San Francisco's premier nightclub, presents the return engagement of Leslie Jordan, Emmy Award-winning star of the hit TV comedy "Will & Grace" and author of My Trip Down the Pink Carpet. For the Bay Area debut of his new show, "Fruit Fly", Leslie travels back in time using show-and-tell to take the audience on the ride of a lifetime. Do gay men become their mothers? That is the question asked in Leslie's hilarious and touching new romp featuring childhood recollections combined with perilous teenage shenanigans. Jordan's storytelling skills abound and will make for an evening of fun and thought-provoking theater. The show will run tonight, December 18 through December 22. (more...)

Leslie Jordan Brings FRUIT FLY to the Rrazz Room, 12/18-22Leslie Jordan Brings FRUIT FLY to the Rrazz Room, 12/18-22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2012

The RRazz Room, San Francisco's premier nightclub, presents the return engagement of LESLIE JORDAN, Emmy Award-winning star of the hit TV comedy "Will & Grace" and author of My Trip Down the Pink Carpet. For the Bay Area debut of his new show, "Fruit Fly", Leslie travels back in time using show-and-tell to take the audience on the ride of a lifetime. Do gay men become their mothers? That is the question asked in Leslie's hilarious and touching new romp featuring childhood recollections combined with perilous teenage shenanigans. Jordan's storytelling skills abound and will make for an evening of fun and thought-provoking theater. The show will run December 18 through December 22. (more...)

SPA's Fall Luncheon Features THE HELP Author Kathryn Stockett Today, 10/10SPA's Fall Luncheon Features THE HELP Author Kathryn Stockett Today, 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2012

Society for the Performing Arts (SPA), Houston's premier performing arts presenter, will host its 16th Annual Fall Luncheon today, October 10, 2012, at 11 a.m. in Jones Hall. This year's Luncheon, chaired by Lucinda Loya, with Karen Pulaski serving as the Honorary Chair, will feature guest speaker Kathryn Stockett, author of The New York Times Bestseller, The Help. (more...)

SPA's Fall Luncheon to Feature THE HELP Author Kathryn Stockett, 10/10SPA's Fall Luncheon to Feature THE HELP Author Kathryn Stockett, 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2012

Society for the Performing Arts (SPA), Houston's premier performing arts presenter, will host its 16th Annual Fall Luncheon on Wednesday, October 10, 2012, at 11 a.m. in Jones Hall. This year's Luncheon, chaired by Lucinda Loya, with Karen Pulaski serving as the Honorary Chair, will feature guest speaker Kathryn Stockett, author of The New York Times Bestseller, The Help. (more...)

THE HELP Makes TV Debut on Showtime Tonight, 6/24
by Movies News Desk - Jun 24, 2012

SHOWTIME heats up Sunday nights with the exclusive, world television debut of Academy Award-nominated THE HELP premiering tonight, June 24th at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

THE HELP to Make TV Debut on Showtime, 6/24
by Movies News Desk - May 30, 2012

SHOWTIME heats up Sunday nights with the exclusive, world television debut of Academy Award-nominated THE HELP premiering Sunday, June 24th at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

David Strathairn Joins Jessica Chastain in Broadway's THE HEIRESS this FallDavid Strathairn Joins Jessica Chastain in Broadway's THE HEIRESS this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2012

Academy Award® nominee and Emmy® Award winner David Strathairn (Dr. Austin Sloper) will join Academy Award® nominee Jessica Chastain (Catherine Sloper) in the Tony Award®-winning play The Heiress. Written by Ruth Goetz & Augustus Goetz, The Heiress will be directed by Tony Award® nominated playwright and director Moisés Kaufman and will open in the Fall of 2012 at a theatre to be announced. (more...)

THE HELP Leads Nominations of 43rd ANNUAL NAACP IMAGE AWARDSTHE HELP Leads Nominations of 43rd ANNUAL NAACP IMAGE AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2012

The NAACP has announced the list of nominees for 43rd Annual Image Awards. THE HELP, The adaptation of Kathryn Stockett's best-selling novel about black maids speaking out about their white employers during the civil-rights movement led the way with a total of eight nominations. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: THE HELP Gets Musical Treatment!STAGE TUBE: THE HELP Gets Musical Treatment!
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2012

In celebration of awards season, Jon and Al Kaplan have released a new video for their song 'Eat My S**t' from their musical spoof of THE HELP. Singing in the video is Octavia Spencer performed by Lucretia T. Williams and Bryce Dallas Howard performed by Stephanie Koenig. (more...)

THE HELP Leads Nominations of 43rd ANNUAL NAACP IMAGE AWARDS
by Movies News Desk - Jan 19, 2012

The NAACP has announced the list of nominees for 43rd Annual Image Awards. THE HELP, The adaptation of Kathryn Stockett's best-selling novel about black maids speaking out about their white employers during the civil-rights movement led the way with a total of eight nominations. (more...)

Jessica Chastain Leads Broadway's THE HEIRESS, Fall 2012; Moises Kaufman HelmsJessica Chastain Leads Broadway's THE HEIRESS, Fall 2012; Moises Kaufman Helms
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2012

Acclaimed actress Jessica Chastain, winner of 2011 New York, Los Angeles and Chicago Film Critics and National Board of Review Awards and recently nominated for Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Awards, will make her Broadway debut starring in the Tony Award®-winning play The Heiress. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: THE HELP - Coming to DVD/Blu-Ray on 12/6STAGE TUBE: THE HELP - Coming to DVD/Blu-Ray on 12/6
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 14, 2011

THE HELP is coming to DVD and Blu-Ray on December 6, 2011. The historical drama is directed by Tate Taylor and written by Taylor and Kathryn Stockett. The cast includes Emma Stone, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ahna O'Reilly, Allison Janney, Mike Vogel, Sissy Spacek, Jessica Chastain and Viola Davis. (more...)

The Help's Octavia Spencer Walks the Red Carpet for LiteracyThe Help's Octavia Spencer Walks the Red Carpet for Literacy
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2011

SAG Foundation, in partnership with SAG Awards®, brought Octavia Spencer to Crescent Heights Social Justice Magnet to share with 60 fifth graders the importance and excitement of reading. The entire school, 360 students, formed a red carpet for her from the entrance, around the playground and finally into the library. (more...)

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