Tony Kushner & Sarah Vowell Lincoln Discussion At The Town Hall Postponed Tony Kushner & Sarah Vowell Lincoln Discussion At The Town Hall Postponed
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020

Pulitzer Prize winning author Tony Kushner and best-selling author Sarah Vowell in conversation about Lincoln's Legacy on Thursday, March 5 at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street) has been postponed until the fall (before the Presidential selection), due to a scheduling conflict.   Full ticket refunds will be available at the point of purchase. (more...)

The Public Theater Extends A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY Through Sunday, December 22 The Public Theater Extends A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY Through Sunday, December 22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced a second and final extension today for the New York revival of A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner. Directed by Oskar Eustis, this scorching new version of Kushner's first play began performances in the Anspacher Theater on Tuesday, October 29 with an official press opening on Monday, November 25. A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY was originally scheduled to close on December 8, but has now been extended twice through Sunday, December 22. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On SYDNEY PHILHARMONIA CHOIRS PRESENTS IN THE MOOD BWW REVIEW: Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On SYDNEY PHILHARMONIA CHOIRS PRESENTS IN THE MOOD
by Jade Kops - Sep 5, 2019

The Sydney Philharmonia Choirs conducted by Brett Weymark present a musical love letter to Sydney. (more...)

Author Mark R. Harris Announces Coming Of Age Romance Novel Author Mark R. Harris Announces Coming Of Age Romance Novel
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019

Author Mark R. Harris announces the promotion of his coming of age romance novel, Now You See Her. (more...)

Civic Ensemble Presents THE TRUMP CARD Civic Ensemble Presents THE TRUMP CARD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019

Civic Ensemble's Godfrey L. Simmons, Jr. will perform Mike Daisey's edgy, funny, and provocative monologue The Trump Card at the Kitchen Theatre Company this Summer! Opening night is Thursday, July 18th at 8:00pm at the Kitchen Theatre Company, 417 West MLK Jr. Street, Ithaca NY. Performances are Thursday to Saturday at 8:00 pm and Sunday at 4:00 pm through July 28th. The Trump Card is an examination of our current political moment and a call for self reflection among Ithacans of every political persuasion. The production is directed by Ron Russell, Co-Founder and Executive Director,  of Epic Theatre Ensemble of New York City.  (more...)

YouTube Announces New and Returning Slate; To Make All New Series' Free with Adds YouTube Announces New and Returning Slate; To Make All New Series' Free with Adds
by TV News Desk - May 3, 2019

YouTube today announced that all of its forthcoming original series and specials will soon be available for fans around the world to watch for free with ads- just like they enjoy everything else on the platform. In addition, YouTube unveiled a new and returning slate of original series and specials focused on music, learning and personalities that will all be free with ads, including seasons 1 and 2 of “Cobra Kai” beginning this fall. The announcements were made on stage today at YouTube's annual Brandcast event by Chief Business Officer Robert Kyncl. (more...)

Did You Know... Our Favorite Fun Facts About the 2019 Tony Nominees! Did You Know... Our Favorite Fun Facts About the 2019 Tony Nominees!
by Matt Tamanini - Apr 30, 2019

Over the course of each Broadway season, unexpected and unique storylines inevitably pop up. This morning, with the announcement of the 2019 Tony Award nominations, a number of new narratives have come to life. (more...)

VIDEO: Season Two of KEVIN HART: WHAT THE FIT Launches Today with Rebel Wilson VIDEO: Season Two of KEVIN HART: WHAT THE FIT Launches Today with Rebel Wilson
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

From YouTube and Laugh Out Loud, the second season of YouTube Original series KEVIN HART: WHAT THE FIT launches today, February 7th, 2019, on Kevin's LOL Network on YouTube.  The first episode features Rebel Wilson alongside Kevin as they attempt to learn karate. Created by Hart, Matt Kunitz, David Shumsky and Rebecca Shumsky Quinn in association with Lionsgate, the series will continue to merge ridiculous workouts with hilarious special guest celebrity appearances throughout all 10 episodes. The series is available to audiences around the world on the Laugh Out Loud Network on YouTube, with new episodes airing every Thursday and bonus footage hitting every Monday. (more...)

VIDEO: YouTube Releases the Trailer for KEVIN HART: WHAT THE FIT SEASON 2 VIDEO: YouTube Releases the Trailer for KEVIN HART: WHAT THE FIT SEASON 2
by Stage Tube - Jan 30, 2019

YouTube today debuted the highly anticipated trailer for SEASON 2 of YouTube Original series KEVIN HART: WHAT THE FIT on Hart's Laugh Out Loud Network on YouTube. Created by Hart, Matt Kunitz, David Shumsky and Rebecca Shumsky Quinn in association with Lionsgate, the comedy will continue to merge ridiculous workouts with hilarious special guest celebrity appearances throughout all 10 episodes.  (more...)

RLTP Begins the New Year with Magic and Mystery RLTP Begins the New Year with Magic and Mystery
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) is excited to announce its second production of its 2018/19 season in its new home at 456 Main Street!  The 2018/19 season will continue with Tony Kushner's The Illusion starring Dave Hayes, Lisa Vitrano, Patrick Cameron, Cassie Cameron, Rolando Gomez, David Marciniak, Sara Kow-Falcone and Ray Boucher. The production team includes Lynne Koscielniak (set design), John Rickus (light design), Jenna Damberger (costume design), Emily Powrie (props), Katie Menke (sound design) and Adam Rath (fight choreography). (more...)

RLTP Begins the New Year with Magic and Mystery RLTP Begins the New Year with Magic and Mystery
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) is excited to announce its second production of its 2018/19 season in its new home at 456 Main Street!  The 2018/19 season will continue with Tony Kushner's The Illusion starring Dave Hayes, Lisa Vitrano, Patrick Cameron, Cassie Cameron, Rolando Gomez, David Marciniak, Sara Kow-Falcone and Ray Boucher. The production team includes Lynne Koscielniak (set design), John Rickus (light design), Jenna Damberger (costume design), Emily Powrie (props), Katie Menke (sound design) and Adam Rath (fight choreography). (more...)

Jacob Burns Film Center Elects Three New Members To The Board of Directors Jacob Burns Film Center Elects Three New Members To The Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2018

The Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC), a nonprofit five-screen cinema and education center and one of the most successful suburban art houses in the country, announced today that Dori Berinstein, Stephanie Lynn of Ossining, NY and Michael Lombardi of Chappaqua, NY have been elected to its Board of Directors for a three-year term. The JBFC Board is committed to the growth of the JBFC's pioneering education programs and initiatives that offer a creative approach to visual literacy. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Workmen's Circle Honors Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-Winning Playwright and Screenwriter Tony Kushner Photo Flash: The Workmen's Circle Honors Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-Winning Playwright and Screenwriter Tony Kushner
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

The Workmen's Circle presented activist and playwright Tony Kushner, best known for his play Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, with its Activism and Jewish Culture Award at the organization's annual Winter Benefit-Setting the Stage for Change-on Monday, December 10, 2018. (more...)

Workmen's Circle Benefit Will Honor Tony Kushner Workmen's Circle Benefit Will Honor Tony Kushner
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

On December 10, The Workmen's Circle will present activist and playwright Tony Kushner, best known for his play Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, with its Activism and Jewish Culture Award at the organization's annual Winter Benefit-Setting the Stage for Change-at The Prince George Ballroom, 15 East 27th Street. (more...)

Nathan Lane, Oskar Eustis, Marcia Gay Harden, Jeffrey Wright, More To Serve On Benefit Committee Nathan Lane, Oskar Eustis, Marcia Gay Harden, Jeffrey Wright, More To Serve On Benefit Committee
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

The Workmen's Circle today announced the Benefit and Host Committees for the organization's annual Winter Benefit-Setting the Stage for Change-honoring activist and playwright Tony Kushner, best known for his play Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, on December 10, 2018, in Manhattan. (more...)

Bo Burnham, Boots Riley, Regina Hall Among the Nominees for the IFP GOTHAM AWARDS Bo Burnham, Boots Riley, Regina Hall Among the Nominees for the IFP GOTHAM AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation's premier member organization of independent storytellers, announced today the nominees for the 28th Annual IFP Gotham Awards. Ten competitive awards will be presented to independent features and series. In addition to the competitive awards, Gotham Tributes will be given to actors Rachel Weisz and Willem Dafoe, director Paul Greengrass, and the Gotham Industry Tribute to Jon Kamen. (more...)

Theatre Communications Group Gala to Honor Tony Kushner, Rick Miramontez, and Martha R. Ingram Theatre Communications Group Gala to Honor Tony Kushner, Rick Miramontez, and Martha R. Ingram
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) announces that its 2019 Gala will honor Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner; Broadway press agent, and President of DKC/O&M, Rick Miramontez; and arts philanthropist, and Chairman Emerita of Ingram Industries, Inc., Martha R. Ingram. (more...)

Tony Kushner To Be Honored By Workmen's Circle Tony Kushner To Be Honored By Workmen's Circle
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

The Workmen's Circle will present activist and widely acclaimed playwright Tony Kushner, best known for his play Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, with the Activism and Jewish Culture Award at the organization's 2018 Winter Benefit on December 10, 2018 in Manhattan. (more...)

Michael Crawford, Betty Buckley, and Many More Stage and Screen Stars Remember Neil Simon Michael Crawford, Betty Buckley, and Many More Stage and Screen Stars Remember Neil Simon
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2018

As BroadwayWorld has sadly reported, legendary playwright Neil Simon has died at 91. He passed away last night at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City due to complications from pneumonia. Stars of stage and screen have taken to social media to pay their respects and remember the legendary playwright. Read a sampling of the posts below. (more...)

Kevin Hart to Return for Season 2 of Celebrity Fitness Series WHAT THE FIT Kevin Hart to Return for Season 2 of Celebrity Fitness Series WHAT THE FIT
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Following an inaugural season filled with hysterical moments and A-list celebrity guests, YouTube announced today at its annual digital upfront, Brandcast that it has commissioned season two of YouTube Original series Kevin Hart: What the Fit, bringing back Kevin Hart and even bigger punch lines and guest stars. In partnership with Lionsgate and Hart's Laugh Out Loud, this second season will raise more awareness of healthy living and wellness, as Kevin and his celebrity friends try out some of the most unique and outlandish workout routines. (more...)

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