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by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

The Clive Barnes Foundation, under the leadership of former Royal Ballet soloist Valerie Taylor-Barnes, announced today the finalists and date for the 9th Annual Clive Barnes Awards. Hosted by New York Post columnist and WOR radio personality Michael Riedel, the presentation of the annual awards recognizing excellence in theater and dance will take place on Monday, February 11, 2019 at 3:00pm at the Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center (165 West 65th Street). (more...)

The Trevor Project Hosts Star-Studded TrevorLIVE Los Angeles GalaThe Trevor Project Hosts Star-Studded TrevorLIVE Los Angeles Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

The Trevor Project hosted its 2018 TrevorLIVE Los Angeles gala at The Beverly Hilton where it honored Emmy®, Golden Globe® and Peabody® Award-winning screenwriter, producer and director Ryan Murphy and the cast of 'POSE;' Amandla Stenberg; and AT&T. Eugene Lee Yang hosted the event which helped raise over $1.5 million and included performances by Lauren Jauregui, Deborah Cox, and a surprise performance by POSE castmates Billy Porter, Mj Rodriguez, and Our Lady J. Additional attendees included Brad Goreski, Cameron Esposito, Cary Deuber, Charlayne Woodard, Cobie Smulders, Dan Levy, Dominique Jackson, Dyllon Burnside, Emma Roberts, Hailie Sahar, Gia Gunn, Indya Moore, James Van Der Beek, Jason Collins, Jussie Smollett, LeeAnne Locken, Mara Wilson, Madame LaQueer, Miles McKenna, Morgan McMichaels, Nico Santos, Ongina, Ryan Jamaal Swain, Steven Canals, Kylie Sonique Love, and Ty Dolla $ign. (more...)

BWW Review: EXTRAORDINARY: Celebrating 10 Years of Musical Theater at A.R.T.BWW Review: EXTRAORDINARY: Celebrating 10 Years of Musical Theater at A.R.T.
by Nancy Grossman - Nov 21, 2018

The American Repertory Theater looks very different in 2018 after ten years with Artistic Director Diane Paulus at the helm. She has changed the institution with her vision and creativity, sculpting, in her words, a 'legacy of boundary-breaking musical theater.' In celebration of the past decade, which has seen 33 musical and music-theater pieces staged at the Loeb Drama Center and Oberon, A.R.T. presents EXTRAORDINARY, an original cabaret-style entertainment featuring a company of returning artists and special guests to perform some of the greatest hits from the Paulus canon. (more...)

NaTasha Yvette Williams, Gavin Creel, Carolee Carmello, and Elizabeth Stanley Join A.R.T.'s EXTRAORDINARYNaTasha Yvette Williams, Gavin Creel, Carolee Carmello, and Elizabeth Stanley Join A.R.T.'s EXTRAORDINARY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2018

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T) has announced the final roster of featured guests that will appear in ExtraOrdinary, a celebration of musical theater at the A.R.T. directed by Paulus. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kathryn Gallagher, Terrence Mann, and More in A.R.T.'s EXTRAORDINARYPhoto Flash: First Look at Kathryn Gallagher, Terrence Mann, and More in A.R.T.'s EXTRAORDINARY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2018

American Repertory Theater presents ExtraOrdinary, a cabaret retrospective celebrating ten years of musical theater at the A.R.T. The limited run began on Friday, November 16 at the Loeb Drama Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and ends on Friday, November 30, 2018. (more...)

Rachel Bay Jones, Norm Lewis, and More Announced For A.R.T.'s EXTRAORDINARYRachel Bay Jones, Norm Lewis, and More Announced For A.R.T.'s EXTRAORDINARY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2018

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T) at Harvard University has announced additional featured guests that will appear in ExtraOrdinary, a celebration of musical theater at the A.R.T. directed by Paulus. (more...)

Patina Miller to Feature in A.R.T.'s EXTRAORDINARYPatina Miller to Feature in A.R.T.'s EXTRAORDINARY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T) announces that Tony Award winner Patina Miller will appear November 16, 17, and 18 as the featured guest in ExtraOrdinary, a celebration of musical theater at the A.R.T. (more...)

The Trevor Project to Honor Ryan Murphy, POSE CastThe Trevor Project to Honor Ryan Murphy, POSE Cast
by TV News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

The Trevor Project will honor Emmy®, Golden Globe® and Peabody® Award-winning screenwriter, producer and director Ryan Murphy and the cast of the FX series POSE at The Trevor Project's TrevorLIVE Los Angeles gala for their commitment to supporting the nonprofit's mission to provide crisis intervention services and end suicide among gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning young people. TrevorLIVE Los Angeles will be held on Sunday, Dec. 2 at The Beverly Hilton. (more...)

Aurway Repertory Theater Presents RED, A New Musical In ConcertAurway Repertory Theater Presents RED, A New Musical In Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Join the cast and writer of Red, A New Musical in an all new immersive way; Aurway Repertory Theater comes with their first 'Musicals In Concert' brought to you by the Historic Arts High School in Newark, NJ on Thursday, October 25th, 2018 at 7pm. (more...)

A.R.T. Announces Cast And Creatives For EXTRAORDINARYA.R.T. Announces Cast And Creatives For EXTRAORDINARY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

American Repertory Theater at Harvard University (A.R.T.), under the leadership of Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borger, announces the casting and creative team for ExtraOrdinary, a cabaret retrospective celebrating ten years of musical theater at the A.R.T. The limited run begins on Friday, November 16 at the Loeb Drama Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and ends on Friday, November 30, 2018. (more...)

POSE, Justin Simien & Sony Pictures Classics to Receive Outfest Legacy AwardsPOSE, Justin Simien & Sony Pictures Classics to Receive Outfest Legacy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Outfest, the Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization promoting equality by creating, sharing, and protecting LGBTQ stories on the screen, announced today that it will honor the producers and cast of FX Networks “POSE” at the 2018 Legacy Awards on Sunday, October 28th. Outfest will also honor writer/director Justin Simien (Dear White People), as well as 39-time Academy Award® winner, Sony Pictures Classics. (more...)

BWW Interview: Max Vernon Talks EXISTENTIAL Residency, Making 'Art Babies' with Collaborators, and Finding Fashion at the 99-Cent StoreBWW Interview: Max Vernon Talks EXISTENTIAL Residency, Making 'Art Babies' with Collaborators, and Finding Fashion at the 99-Cent Store
by Troy Frisby - Sep 24, 2018

When it comes to Max Vernon's new three-show residency at Joe's Pub, EXISTENTIAL LIFE CRISIS LULLABY, Vernon says to expect "an everything-but-the-kitchen-sink experience---and possibly even the kitchen sink---but glued and covered in glitter." (more...)

PBS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage MonthPBS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

PBS announced today that it will air the 31st ANNUAL HISPANIC HERITAGE AWARDS on Friday, September 28 at 10:00 p.m. ET (check local listings) as part of its ongoing commitment to celebrate and honor the contributions of Hispanic Americans as recognized by The Hispanic Heritage Foundation.  The awards are the country's highest honor given to Latinos by Latinos. The ceremony, which will be hosted by digital content creators Lele Pons and Rudy Mancuso, recognizes excellence in a number of fields, from the arts to community service to entrepreneurship, and features celebrity appearances and musical performances from Fonseca, Karol G, José Feliciano, Jesse & Joy and more. The awards are presented at The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins, Daphne Rubin-Vega & More Will Join Max Vernon At Joe's PubTonya Pinkins, Daphne Rubin-Vega & More Will Join Max Vernon At Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

MAX VERNON - the songwriter described by The New Yorker as 'equal parts Bohemia and Broadway' - will launch his first ever residency at Joe's Pub at The Public this fall, Existential Life Crisis Lullaby, on Tuesday, September 25 at 7:00 PM with special musical guests Tonya Pinkins, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Annie Golden, MJ Rodriguez, Gizel Jimenez, Chrissi Poland, Veronica Swift, Morgan Meadows, and Avery Leigh Draut. The September evening will be directed by Ellie Heyman. (more...)

GLAAD's Inaugural Ariadne Getty Ally Award to be Presented to Alyssa MilanoGLAAD's Inaugural Ariadne Getty Ally Award to be Presented to Alyssa Milano
by TV News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

GLAAD, the world's largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today announced that it would honor actor and activist Alyssa Milano with the inaugural Ariadne Getty Ally Award at the 2018 GLAAD Gala San Francisco on September 15th, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco. The GLAAD Gala San Francisco celebrates and features storytellers and tech innovators who accelerate LGBTQ acceptance and helps fund GLAAD's digital advocacy work to grow LGBTQ inclusion in digital and social media. GLAAD also announced that veteran journalist Emil Wilbekin would receive the Ric Weiland Award for growing LGBTQ inclusion in tech. (more...)

Photo/Video: Laura Benanti, Javier Munoz, and More Support Political Change at BROADWAY BLUE WAVEPhoto/Video: Laura Benanti, Javier Munoz, and More Support Political Change at BROADWAY BLUE WAVE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

On Sunday, August 26th, entertainment stars and activists joined together for Broadway Blue Wave For New York. Watch as Laura Benanti performs 'Send in the Clowns' as Melania and Taylor Schilling speaks about the state of NY Politics. Then check out the photos of Annie Golden, Tony Yazbeck, Javier Munoz, and more! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

On Sunday, August 26th, Theatre, Film and TV stars for Broadway Blue Wave For New York, a musical political concert of songs and speeches, illuminating how vital the upcoming September 13th Primary is to resisting the current administration in the White House. The evening, directed by Tony nominee Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812), music directed by Drama Desk winner Mary-Mitchell Campbell (Mean Girls), and written by Harris Doran (Beauty Mark), will feature music and political insight to inspire New Yorkers to resist with the best tool they have: their VOTE. (more...)

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association Donates $3.25 Million At Annual Grants BanquetThe Hollywood Foreign Press Association Donates $3.25 Million At Annual Grants Banquet
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) presented $3.25 million at their annual Grants Banquet held at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. The evening was hosted by William H. Macy. Talent who accepted grants on behalf of nonprofit organizations included Alfonso Cuaron, Alfre Woodard, Amber Heard, Ben Hardy, Billy Porter, Charlize Theron, Chris Messina, Christian Slater, Cody Fern, Connie Britton, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Fanning, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Jason Bateman, Jason Reitman, Jennifer Garner, Joey King, John Cho, John David Washington, Lena Waithe, MJ Rodriguez, Nia Long, Rami Malek, Regina King, and Steve Carell. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Go-Go's, Peppermint, and More Stars Arrive at Opening Night of HEAD OVER HEELSPhoto Coverage: The Go-Go's, Peppermint, and More Stars Arrive at Opening Night of HEAD OVER HEELS
by Walter McBride - Jul 27, 2018

Head Over Heels opened on Broadway last night at the Hudson Theatre (141 West 44th Street)! From The Go-Go's to Peppermint, you can check out the photos of all the stars arriving below! (more...)

VIDEO: Janelle Monae Talks Partying With the Obamas and Performs 'Americans' on The Late ShowVIDEO: Janelle Monae Talks Partying With the Obamas and Performs 'Americans' on The Late Show
by Stage Tube - Jul 21, 2018

Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter-performer-producer-actress-activist, Janelle Monae, returned to The Late Show stage last night as the lead talk guest and performer. The global superstar sat down with host Stephen Colbert to discuss her critically-acclaimed third album, DIRTY COMPUTER, the accompanying tour, her iconic "PYNK" pants, Barack Obama, and more. Following the interview, Monae enlists Colbert for his first impromptu dance party atop The Late Show desk. The special moment paid homage to Janelle's previous appearance on the show, where she danced on top of then-host's, David Letterman's desk during her electrifying performance of "Dance Apocalyptic." (more...)

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