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Inspired By A True Story MIRACLE IN EAST TEXAS Comes To Theaters Nationwide In October
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2023

MIRACLE IN EAST TEXAS, the award-winning family comedy, starring Kevin Sorbo, John Ratzenberger, Louis Gossett Jr., Tyler Mane, and Sam Sorbo and will premiere exclusively in select theaters on October 29 & 30th through Fathom Events.

The J & BRTKC Partner to Bring A RAISIN IN THE SUN to the Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2023

Lorraine Hansberry's classic drama 'A Raisin in the Sun,' comes to life on stage in a partnership production by The Lewis and Shirley White Theatre at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City (The J) and the Black Repertory Theatre of Kansas City (BRTKC).

Fredi Walker-Browne to Star in RAISIN the Musical at Axelrod Performing Arts Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 26, 2023

To mark the 50th anniversary of its 1973 premiere on Broadway, the Axelrod Performing Arts Center will present the musical Raisin, starring Fredi Walker-Browne. See how to purchase tickets!

Video: Halle Bailey Wraps Filming On THE COLOR PURPLE Movie with A Gift From Oprah!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2022

The Color Purple musical movie is currently currently being filmed in Georgia and this week, young star, Halle Bailey, wrapped her portion of filming, celebrating with a sweet gift from producer, Oprah Winfrey. Watch the video!

Everything You Need to Know About THE COLOR PURPLE Movie
by Michael Major - May 7, 2022

The musical, featuring jazz, ragtime, gospel, blues and African rhythms, has a book by Marsha Norman with music by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray. The film, directed by Blitz Bazawule, will star Fantasia Barrino, Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks, Corey Hawkins, H.E.R., Colman Domingo, Halle Bailey, Ciara, and more.

Wake Up With BWW 3/22: MJ THE MUSICAL Tour, THE COLOR PURPLE Film Cast, and More!
by - Mar 22, 2022

Today's top stories include an upcoming North American tour of MJ the Musical, set to begin in 2023. Plus, Ben Levi Ross returns to Dear Evan Hansen, additional casting for The Color Purple film, and more!

THE COLOR PURPLE Film Adds David Alan Grier, Louis Gossett, Jr., and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2022

Joining the cast are Louis Gossett, Jr. as 'Ol' Mister', David Alan Grier as 'Reverend Avery', Tamela J. Mann as 'First Lady', Phylicia Pearl Mpasi as 'Young Celie', Deon Cole as 'Alfonso', and Stephen Hill as 'Buster'.

Broadway Theatres to Dim Lights January 19 in Memory of Sidney Poitier
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Jan 18, 2022

To commemorate the life of prolific actor, director and cultural icon Sidney Poitier, the Committee of Theatre Owners will dim the lights of Broadway theatres in New York for one minute on Wednesday, January 19 at exactly 7:45PM.

Palm Beach Dramaworks Announces Contemporary Voices Series Celebrating Pride Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2021

In celebration of Pride Month, Palm Beach Dramaworks' Contemporary Voices series will shine the spotlight on playwright Michael McKeever in June. This free, online series features live readings and discussions of plays by a cross-section of some of the finest American playwrights working in theatre today.

The Royal Conservatory Of Music And S.N.A.P. Films Inc. Present THE MUSIC FROM THE CUBAN
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 24, 2020

To replace the originally scheduled Richard Bona and Alfredo Rodríguez Band and Pedrito Martínez Group concert on October 24, Mervon Mehta, Executive Director of Performing Arts, has programed a special concert and free livestream, Music from The Cuban, featuring Hilario Durán, on the same date.

The Royal Conservatory Of Music Concert Announce Updates For October
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2020

After two successful concerts at Mazzoleni Concert Hall in September, The Royal Conservatory is committed to bringing inspiring and uplifting live music in a way that is safe and responsible to music lovers.

SCHITT'S CREEK, SUCCESSION, and More Take Home 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards; Full List!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2020

The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards were held virtually last night, and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

Shaquille O'Neal Presents FOSTER BOY Starring Matthew Modine
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 11, 2020

Winner of more than +16 awards and opening nationwide to audiences in movie theaters and VOD streaming on Friday, 25 September 2020.

Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, Jane Goodall and More to Take Part in THE SHIFT SUMMIT & MUSIC FESTIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2020

The Shift Network has announced The Shift Summit & Music Festival, set to begin on September 18th and lead up to the International Day of Peace, September 21st, 2020.

HBO to Offer All Nine Episodes of WATCHMEN for Free June 19-21
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 18, 2020

HBO will offer all nine episodes of the series WATCHMEN for free starting FRIDAY, JUNE 19 through SUNDAY, June 21 exclusively on HBO.com and Free On Demand, as an extension of the network's content offering highlighting Black experiences, voices and storytellers. The network will also air a marathon of the series on HBO and HBO Latino starting at 1:00 p.m. ET/PT on Friday, June 19.

BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST PROTEST SONGS OF ALL TIME - with Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, John Lennon, Kendrick Lamar & More
by Peter Nason - Jun 18, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest protest songs from 1939-2020. See if your favorite songs or artists made the list!

by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2020

AXS TV presents an insightful look back at one of America's most important decades in the all-new Sunday morning series The 1960s Rediscovered—airing Sundays at 9 a.m. ET / 8 a.m. CT through August 9.

16 Musicals & Plays That Deal With Social Injustice
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 27, 2020

Theater has always been an outlet for creative minds to discuss the issues that plague our society, whether it's racism, income inequality, or the struggles of the LGBTQ+ community. Learn our picks for musicals and plays that deal with important social topics.

Garden State Film Festival Announces Virtual Victory and Award Winners
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 1, 2020

The Garden State Film Festival (GSFF) presented more than 240 independent films to +15,000 viewers virtually through parallel and dynamic digital streaming in light of the global COVID-19 crisis, and the announcement from the Governor of the State of New Jersey further restricting public gatherings. 

BWW Review: Sedona International Film Festival Presents FOSTER BOY ~ Directors' Choice Award For Best Feature Film, Drama
by Herbert Paine - Feb 29, 2020

In FOSTER BOY, based on his own experience as a children's rights attorney, screenwriter and producer Jay Paul Deratany and director Youssef Delara have delivered a profoundly moving and superbly acted drama about a young man victimized by the privatized foster care system and a high-powered corporate attorney begrudgingly assigned to be his advocate. One of the featured films at this year's Sedona International Film Festival.

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