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...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ANGELS IN AMERICA at Berkeley Repertory Theatre Photo Flash: First Look at ANGELS IN AMERICA at Berkeley Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning masterpiece finally arrives at Berkeley Rep in its entirety - directed by artistic director Tony Taccone in his 20th anniversary season! First staged 26 years ago, and originally commissioned by the Eureka Theatre in San Francisco while Taccone was serving as artistic director, this fierce and astounding two-part drama is at once an epic exploration of American politics, gay identity, and mythology, and a personal story of love and loyalty. In today's sociopolitical climate, Kushner's universal message of compassion and inclusion makes Angels in America as timely as ever. (more...)

VIDEO: Randy Harrison on Berkeley Rep's ANGELS IN AMERICA VIDEO: Randy Harrison on Berkeley Rep's ANGELS IN AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

In the video below, Randy Harrison talks about what Tony Kushner's Angels in America has taught him and why he thinks today's young LGBTQ people should see the play. (more...)

TDF Will Honor Tony Kushner At Its 50th Anniversary Gala TDF Will Honor Tony Kushner At Its 50th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

TDF, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to bringing the power of the performing arts to everyone, which is celebrating 50 years of service to audiences and the performing arts community in 2018, has announced it will be honoring Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning playwright TONY KUSHNER at its 50th Anniversary Gala on Monday, June 18 at Manhattan's historic Gotham Hall (1356 Broadway @ 36th Street, NYC). Mr. Kushner's masterwork, Angels in America, is currently receiving its first Broadway revival with the National Theatre production at the Neil Simon Theatre. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the ANGELS IN AMERICA After Party Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the ANGELS IN AMERICA After Party
by Walter McBride - Mar 26, 2018

The National Theatre's production of Tony Kushner's Angels in America opened on Broadway last night, March 25, at the Neil Simon Theater. BroadwayWorld attended the big night, and you can check out photos from the red carpet at the after party below! (more...)

UW School of Drama Presents ANGELS IN AMERICA PART II: PERESTROIKA UW School of Drama Presents ANGELS IN AMERICA PART II: PERESTROIKA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

This spring, UW Drama students will take on Tony Kushner's seminal, era-defining play about AIDS and homosexuality in 1980s America, Angels in America-at least, they'll take on half of it. (more...)

Stephen Spinella Will Lead Berkeley Rep's ANGELS IN AMERICA Stephen Spinella Will Lead Berkeley Rep's ANGELS IN AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Tony Kushner's Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, Part One: Millennium Approaches and Part Two: Perestroika. (more...)

Egon Zippel Comes to PLATFORM Art Fair, 9/29 - 10/1 Egon Zippel Comes to PLATFORM Art Fair, 9/29 - 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

From artist, curator and publisher Terrence Sanders comes the inaugural edition of Platform Contemporary Art Show, Art Book Fair & Film Festival. (more...)

Tony Kushner 'Exploring the Story' with New WEST SIDE STORY Script
by Movies News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

In a recent interview with Daily Beast, playwright Tony Kushner chats about one of his current projects- WEST SIDE STORY. Kushner is rewriting the book for the classic movie for director Steven Spielberg. Don't expect any changes to the score, however. "I am not touching in any way the greatest score of a musical ever written,' says Kushner. 'I love the [1961] film. Who doesn't? I am not changing the story, the setting, the period. It is still the Upper West Side in the late 1950s, but I'm exploring the story.' (more...)

Tony Kushner on His New Trump Play- 'The Nightmare is in High Gear'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

In a recent interview with the Daily Beast, playwright Tony Kushner opens up about his new play about the Trump presidency. 'The nightmare is in high gear,' says Kushner. 'It certainly feels like folly that I or anyone else has a definitive understanding or comprehensive understanding of what going on. I have my guesses like everyone else has, but it will take some time and a lot will depend on how it is resolved.' (more...)

Tony Kushner's HOMEBODY to Play Central Square Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Underground Railway Theater will present Tony Kushner's Homebody from April 20 - May 7, 2017. Homebody is directed by Lee Mikeska Gardner. The press performance is Saturday, April 22 at 8PM. (more...)

The Marlowe Studio Sets Spring 2017 Lineup, Featuring First Relaxed Performance
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

The Marlowe Studio, Canterbury, hosts its first Relaxed Performance next month. (more...)

Jean Harlow is a Hit with the Stars at The Hollywood Museum
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

???????The Hollywood Museum is pleased to present "Jean Harlow: Hollywood's First Blond Bombshell." The exhibit opened to  to the public this month in celebration of the iconic platinum blond, Jean Harlow. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - New Netflix Documentary Series FIVE CAME BACK
by TV News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Netflix today releases the trailer and confirms a March 31st launch date for its new original documentary series FIVE CAME BACK. (more...)

Meet the Contestants of All-New FOX Comedic Competition Series KICKING & SCREAMING
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

On the all-new comedic competition series KICKING & SCREAMING, debuting Thursday, March 9 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX, 10 pampered novices pack their bags for the jungles of Fiji, to face the wild with 10 survivalists and compete for a grand prize of $500,000. (more...)

Linda Gray and Patrick Duffy Set for A DALLAS RETROSPECTIVE at AT&T Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center announced today that tickets for A DALLAS Retrospective: JR Ewing Bourbon presents Linda Gray and Patrick Duffy will go on sale Friday, February 17 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Urban Movie Channel's February Slate Features Exclusive Streaming Premieres
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

A celebration of black history and romance, Urban Movie Channel (UMC) presents two new exclusive streaming premieres fitting for both Black History Month and Valentine's Day. (more...)

Warehouse Theatre Presents Tony Kushner's ANGELS IN AMERICA, Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

Warehouse Theatre continues its 2016 Season today with Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches by Tony Kushner and directed by Kristofer Green. (more...)

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