BWW Review: Suzan-Lori Parks' WHITE NOISE Uses 'A Far-Out Idea' To Get Us Talking About Hard RealitiesBWW Review: Suzan-Lori Parks' WHITE NOISE Uses 'A Far-Out Idea' To Get Us Talking About Hard Realities
by Michael Dale - Mar 23, 2019

And as we look out at what the country has become in recent years, and how social media has illuminated what we have always been, it's necessary to have artists like Suzan-Lori Parks around to keep us thinking, and talking, about what we can aspire to. (more...)

Matt William's New Comedy ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED Comes to Cherry LaneMatt William's New Comedy ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED Comes to Cherry Lane
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2019

ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED, a new play by Matt Williams, will be given its world-premiere production at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St. in Manhattan), with previews starting on February 26 prior to an official opening on March 7, it has been announced by Cherry Lane founder Angelina Fiordellisi and artistic director Seri Lawrence. The play is directed by John Pasquin, with whom Mr. Williams has a long-standing collaboration, including the popular television series "Home Improvement." (more...)

Mairin Lee, Keren Lugo, Ben Rappaport, Gabriel Sloyer To Star In Matt William's ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED At Cherry Lane TheatreMairin Lee, Keren Lugo, Ben Rappaport, Gabriel Sloyer To Star In Matt William's ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED At Cherry Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED, a new play by Matt Williams, will be given its world-premiere production at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St. in Manhattan), with previews starting on February 26 prior to an official opening on March 7, it has been announced by Cherry Lane founder Angelina Fiordellisi and artistic director Seri Lawrence. The play is directed by John Pasquin, with whom Mr. Williams has a long-standing collaboration, including the popular television series "Home Improvement." (more...)

Charles Weldon, Artistic Director Of Negro Ensemble Company, Dies At 78Charles Weldon, Artistic Director Of Negro Ensemble Company, Dies At 78
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2018

Actor/Director Charles Weldon, who was Artistic Director of The Negro Ensemble Company (NEC) since 2005, died December 7 at Mt. Sinai Hospital, NYC. He was 78. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of HAWAII FIVE-0 on CBS - Friday, November 16, 2018Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of HAWAII FIVE-0 on CBS - Friday, November 16, 2018
by TV Scoop - Oct 30, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of HAWAII FIVE-0, airing on CBS on Friday, November 16, 2018! (more...)

GREEN BOOK to Receive Two HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDSGREEN BOOK to Receive Two HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

dick clark productions announced today that Participant Media and DreamWorks Pictures' Green Book, directed by Peter Farrelly and starring Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali and Linda Cardellini, will receive both the “Hollywood Ensemble Award” and “Hollywood Screenwriter Award” at the 22nd Annual “Hollywood Film Awards,” which will take place on Sunday, November 4 at The Beverly Hilton. The TIFF 2018 People's Choice Award winner is written by Peter Farrelly, Nick Vallelonga and Brian Currie and is inspired by a true friendship that in 1962 transcended race, class and the Mason-Dixon line. (more...)

Louis Gossett Jr. Stars in the Heartwarming BREAKING BROOKLYN Coming to DVD and DigitalLouis Gossett Jr. Stars in the Heartwarming BREAKING BROOKLYN Coming to DVD and Digital
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

A heartwarming story for the whole family about love and determination, Breaking Brooklyn arrives on DVD, Digital, and On Demand on November 6 from Lionsgate.  (more...)

HBO Orders Damon Lindelof's WATCHMEN to SeriesHBO Orders Damon Lindelof's WATCHMEN to Series
by TV News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

HBO orders Damon Lindelof's  WATCHMEN to series, according to Variety. (more...)


by Stage Tube - Aug 17, 2018

Although Hal Ashby directed a remarkable string of acclaimed, widely admired classics throughout the 1970s—HAROLD AND MAUDE, THE LAST DETAIL, SHAMPOO, COMING HOME, BEING THERE—he is often overlooked amid the crowd of luminaries from his generation. Amy Scott's exuberant portrait explores that curious oversight, using rare archival materials, interviews, personal letters, and audio recordings to reveal a passionate, obsessive artist. (more...)

LOVE & BANANAS: An Elephant Story Kicks Off 10th Anniversary of Kat Kramer's Films That Change The WorldLOVE & BANANAS: An Elephant Story Kicks Off 10th Anniversary of Kat Kramer's Films That Change The World
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

The suspenseful feature documentary 'LOVE & BANANAS: An Elephant Story' will have its Global iTunes Exclusive Pre-release screening Wednesday July 18th at the Real D Theater, 100 N. Crescent, Beverly Hills. The film will kick off the 10th Anniversary Celebration of Kat Kramer's Films That Change The World and will roll out a series of films that highlight heroic women. (more...)

Jeremy Irons Joins the Cast of HBO's WATCHMEN PilotJeremy Irons Joins the Cast of HBO's WATCHMEN Pilot
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

According to Variety, Jeremy Irons has been cast in a lead role in Damon Lindelof's “Watchmen” pilot at HBO. (more...)

Negro Ensemble Company Presents HERCULES DIDN'T WADE IN THE WATERNegro Ensemble Company Presents HERCULES DIDN'T WADE IN THE WATER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

From May 16 to 27, The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. will present the world premiere production of 'Hercules Didn't Wade in the Water' by Michael A Jones. The play is winner of the troupe's 2017 Emerging Playwrights Competition. Called a 'drama with comedy,' it is a story of displacement of Black families and the forces that lead to it in modern America. Performances are at Theatre 80 St. Marks, 80 St. Marks Place. (more...)

Negro Ensemble Company Presents HERCULES DIDN'T WADE IN THE WATERNegro Ensemble Company Presents HERCULES DIDN'T WADE IN THE WATER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

From May 16 to 27, The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. will present the world premiere production of 'Hercules Didn't Wade in the Water' by Michael A Jones.  The play is winner of the troupe's 2017 Emerging Playwrights Competition.  Called a 'drama with comedy,' it is a story of displacement of Black families and the forces that lead to it in modern America.  Performances are at Theatre 80 St. Marks, 80 St. Marks Place. (more...)

IN SEARCH OF LIBERTY Accepted at Hoboken International Film Festival 2018IN SEARCH OF LIBERTY Accepted at Hoboken International Film Festival 2018
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

The Educational Dramatic Comedy movie, 'In Search of Liberty,' has been accepted to screen at the Hoboken International Film Festival 2018. Hailed as one of the top 10 film festivals in the world, HIFF runs from May 18-24 and is hosted by Greenwood Lake, NY, and held at the Thomas Morahan Waterfront Park - On the Beach. (more...)

HAP AND LEONARD: THE TWO-BEAR MAMBO Returns to Sundance TV, TodayHAP AND LEONARD: THE TWO-BEAR MAMBO Returns to Sundance TV, Today
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

SundanceTV announced today that the third installment of the network's critically-acclaimed original scripted anthology series, HAP AND LEONARD: THE TWO-BEAR MAMBO will return Today, March 7, 2018 at 10p/9c. (more...)

getTV Salutes 20th Century Pioneers In Honor Of Black History MonthgetTV Salutes 20th Century Pioneers In Honor Of Black History Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

getTV Salutes 20th Century Pioneers In Honor Of Black History Month (more...)

getTV Honors Black History Month with Salute to Artists from Richard Pryor, Flip Wilson & Sammy Davis Jr. to Lena Horne, Diana Ross & MoregetTV Honors Black History Month with Salute to Artists from Richard Pryor, Flip Wilson & Sammy Davis Jr. to Lena Horne, Diana Ross & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2018

This month, getTV is commemorating Black History Month with a salute the 20thCentury's pioneers who triumphantly overcame societal barriers and paved the way for today's generation of artists and entertainers in the areas of drama, comedy and music. (more...)

getTV Salutes 20th Century Pioneers In Honor Of Black History MonthgetTV Salutes 20th Century Pioneers In Honor Of Black History Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

This month, getTV is commemorating Black History Month with a salute to the 20 th Century's pioneers who triumphantly overcame societal barriers and paved the way for today's generation of artists and entertainers in the areas of drama, comedy and music. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - PBS Presents Documentary on A RAISIN IN THE SUN Playwright Lorraine HansberryVIDEO: First Look - PBS Presents Documentary on A RAISIN IN THE SUN Playwright Lorraine Hansberry
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

One week after the anniversary of her death, American Masters -- Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart premieres nationwide Today, January 19 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and will stream the following day at pbs.org/americanmasters and PBS apps. Check out the trailer below! (more...)

HAP AND LEONARD: THE TWO-BEAR MAMBO Returns to Sundance TV, 3/7HAP AND LEONARD: THE TWO-BEAR MAMBO Returns to Sundance TV, 3/7
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

SundanceTV announced today that the third installment of the network's critically-acclaimed original scripted anthology series, HAP AND LEONARD: THE TWO-BEAR MAMBO will return Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 10p/9c. (more...)

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