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Scoop: Coming Up on the Season Premiere of HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER on ABC - Thurs Photo Scoop: Coming Up on the Season Premiere of HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER on ABC - Thursday, September 26, 2019
by TV Scoop - Sep 9, 2019

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on the Season Premiere of HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER, airing on ABC on Thursday, September 26, 2019!

Marsha Stephanie Blake Joins HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER Photo Marsha Stephanie Blake Joins HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 29, 2019

Variety reports that Marsha Stephanie Blake will join the upcoming final season of 'How To Get Away With Murder.' 

VIDEO: Phillipa Soo, Mary Beth Peil, Linda Emond Star in Short Film from Maureen Towe Photo VIDEO: Phillipa Soo, Mary Beth Peil, Linda Emond Star in Short Film from Maureen Towey
by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2019

Maureen Towey wrote and directed In The 8th Year of the Emergency, a short film that stars Broadway stars including Phillipa Soo (Hamilton), Mary Beth Peil (The King & I, Anastasia), Linda Emond (Cabaret, Death of a Salesman, Life x 3), Jeffrey DeMunn (K2), and Emmy nominee Marsha Stephanie Blake (When They See Us).

VIDEO: Oprah Winfrey Interviews The Exonerated Five Live From Netflix's FYSEE Space Photo VIDEO: Oprah Winfrey Interviews The Exonerated Five Live From Netflix's FYSEE Space
by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2019

Filmed last night, Sunday, June 9, live at the Netflix FYSEE space, the special event marked the first time executive producer Oprah Winfrey interviewed The Exonerated Five - Antron McCray, Korey Wise, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana and Yusef Salaam.   

NETFLIX and OWN Partner For OPRAH WINFREY PRESENTS WHEN THEY SEE US NOW Photo NETFLIX and OWN Partner For OPRAH WINFREY PRESENTS WHEN THEY SEE US NOW
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 7, 2019

Netflix and OWN announced today that the closing night of Netflix's Emmy¬ģ FYSEE showcase, featuring a special in-depth conversation hosted by executive producer Oprah Winfrey, with Emmy¬ģ-winner Ava DuVernay and the cast of their four-part limited series, When They See Us ‚Äď will be recorded to premiere on Netflix and OWN, Wednesday June 12 at 10p ET/PT (immediately following the Season Four premiere of DuVernay's critically acclaimed ‚ÄúQueen Sugar‚ÄĚ at 9p on OWN). Oprah Winfrey Presents When They See Us Now, will also feature Winfrey's sit down interview with The Exonerated Five men of the Central Park Five 1989 case for the very first time. These conversations, closing out Netflix's immersive FYSEE experience, will take place at Raleigh Studios in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 9th. ¬†

VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for Ava DuVernay's WHEN THEY SEE US Photo VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for Ava DuVernay's WHEN THEY SEE US
by Stage Tube - May 28, 2019

Based on a true story that gripped the country, When They See Us will chronicle the notorious case of five teenagers of color, labeled the Central Park Five, who were convicted of a rape they did not commit. The four part limited series will focus on the five teenagers from Harlem -- Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Korey Wise. Beginning in the spring of 1989, when the teenagers were first questioned about the incident, the series will span 25 years, highlighting their exoneration in 2002 and the settlement reached with the city of New York in 2014.

Celia Keenan-Bolger and Andrew Rannells To Host NYC FLEET WEEK FOLLIES Photo Celia Keenan-Bolger and Andrew Rannells To Host NYC FLEET WEEK FOLLIES
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 16, 2019

Waterwell is proud to announce performers and celebrity volunteers for the inaugural year of Fleet Week Follies, an annual festival of entertainment for the military community during Fleet Week, to be held on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at Brooklyn's National Sawdust music venue (80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, 11249).

Play On Shakespeare Announces Actors And Directors For PLAY ON! Photo Play On Shakespeare Announces Actors And Directors For PLAY ON!
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 16, 2019

Play On Shakespeare today announces an expansive list of compelling actors and dynamic directors confirmed to participate in the Play on! Festival, presented in association with Classic Stage Company (CSC) and Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF). Play on! features 39 readings of new, work-in-progress translations of Shakespeare's plays into contemporary modern English by some of today's most exciting playwrights-May 29-June 30 at the Lynn F. Angelson Theater at CSC (136 E. 13th Street). In 2015, Oregon Shakespeare Festival launched an ambitious 39-play, three-year commissioning project, Play on!, tasking 36 playwrights-more than half of whom were women and playwrights of color, each paired with a dramaturg-to translate Shakespeare's canon in celebration of the enduring impact of the Bard's work. Supported by a generous grant from the Hitz Foundation and inspired by long-time patron Dave Hitz's passion for Shakespeare, the project was and continues to be led by Lue Morgan Douthit. For more information, visit playonfestival.org.

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Signature Theatre's CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS Photo Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Signature Theatre's CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS
by Nicole Rosky - May 14, 2019

The Signature Theatre production of Curse of the Starving Class, by Sam Shepard and directed by Tony Award nominee Terry Kinney, runs to June, 2 2019 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing SquareSignature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).

IFC Center Announces Lineup for 2019 Split Screens Festival Photo IFC Center Announces Lineup for 2019 Split Screens Festival
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 9, 2019

IFC Center today announced an impressive and wide-ranging lineup for the third annual Split Screens Festival (www.splitscreensfestival.com) taking place Wednesday, May 29 through Monday, June 3, 2019, at the IFC Center in New York City. The festival consists of special events offering a variety of looks at history, identity and the mystery of existence itself, including panels on series that explore dystopian realities and alternate timelines, and screenings that transport us into any number of time periods and places, be it a late-1800s South Dakota town or the height of 1980s ballroom culture in New York City.

VIDEO: Netflix Debuts Trailer for SEE YOU YESTERDAY Produced by Spike Lee Photo VIDEO: Netflix Debuts Trailer for SEE YOU YESTERDAY Produced by Spike Lee
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2019

High school best friends and science prodigies C.J. and Sebastian spend every spare minute working on their latest homemade invention: backpacks that enable time travel. But when C.J.'s older brother Calvin dies after an encounter with police officers, the young duo decide to put their unfinished tech to use in a desperate bid to save Calvin.

VIDEO: Watch the First Trailer for Ava DuVernay's WHEN THEY SEE US Photo VIDEO: Watch the First Trailer for Ava DuVernay's WHEN THEY SEE US
by Stage Tube - Apr 19, 2019

Based on a true story that gripped the country, When They See Us will chronicle the notorious case of five teenagers of color, labeled the Central Park Five, who were convicted of a rape they did not commit. The four part limited series will focus on the five teenagers from Harlem -- Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Korey Wise. Beginning in the spring of 1989, when the teenagers were first questioned about the incident, the series will span 25 years, highlighting their exoneration in 2002 and the settlement reached with the city of New York in 2014.

Tribeca Talks to Feature Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Guillermo Del Toro Photo Tribeca Talks to Feature Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Guillermo Del Toro
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 19, 2019

The Tribeca Talks program will return to entertain and inspire audiences at the 18th annual Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, taking place April 24 - May 5. This year's lineup will include intimate and once in a lifetime conversations with a diverse list of groundbreaking and critically acclaimed filmmakers, artists, entertainers, and icons.

BWW Review: 50IN50: LETTERS TO OUR DAUGHTERS Raises The Roof in Brooklyn Photo BWW Review: 50IN50: LETTERS TO OUR DAUGHTERS Raises The Roof in Brooklyn
by Melanie Votaw - Mar 18, 2019

On March 9 in Brooklyn and March 16 in Los Angeles, The Billie Holiday Theatre, in collaboration with Frank Silvera Writers' Workshop, presented its third annual monologue showcase, 50IN50: LETTERS TO OUR DAUGHTERS, to honor Women's History Month.

BWW Review: 50 IN 50: LETTERS TO OUR DAUGHTERS at Kumble Theater Photo BWW Review: 50 IN 50: LETTERS TO OUR DAUGHTERS at Kumble Theater
by Tracy Hopkins - Mar 18, 2019

The monologue showcase 50 in 50: Letters to Our Daughters features an all-star cast of familiar names and faces from stage and screen, including Tony award-winning Broadway star LaChanze, actress Pauletta Pearson Washington, original Hamilton cast member Jasmine Cephas Jones, and actress and comedienne Phyllis Yvonne Stickney who bring to life letters written by 50 women of color about their hopes, dreams, regrets and fears for their daughters.

The Civilians' Share Details of CIVILIAN DISOBEDIENCE 2019 Spring Benefit Photo The Civilians' Share Details of CIVILIAN DISOBEDIENCE 2019 Spring Benefit
by Julie Musbach - Mar 11, 2019

On April 1, the celebrated Off-Broadway theater company The Civilians will host Civilian Disobedience, their annual spring benefit, which honors their Civilians of the Year: Emmy nominated, award-winning documentary filmmakers Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg (Reversing Roe, Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work) as well as Marion Friedman Young for her longstanding support of The Civilians and her recent work as The Civilians partners for the Michael Friedman Legacy Fund.

Tribeca Film Festival 2019 Announces Feature Film Lineup Photo Tribeca Film Festival 2019 Announces Feature Film Lineup
by Tori Hartshorn - Mar 5, 2019

The 2019 Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, today unveiled its feature film lineup. Continuing its tradition of elevating exceptional storytelling rooted in today's global film communities, the 18th annual Festival will showcase debut works from emerging talent and new works from notable filmmakers. The program includes discoveries, comedies, music-centered, political and social films. The 2019 Tribeca Film Festival takes place April 24 - May 5.  

Netflix to Release Ava DuVernay's WHEN THEY SEE US on May 31 Photo Netflix to Release Ava DuVernay's WHEN THEY SEE US on May 31
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 1, 2019

In 1989, the media dubbed them the Central Park Five and they were forever linked together by that moniker. On May 31, their true story will come to Netflix as a four-part limited series from Academy Award¬ģ Nominee and two-time Emmy Award¬ģ Winner Ava DuVernay.¬† Now titled When They See Us, the series is based on the stories of the five men who were wrongly accused of a crime they did not commit. ¬†

Photo Coverage: Vineyard Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of GOOD GRIEF Photo Photo Coverage: Vineyard Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of GOOD GRIEF
by Walter McBride - Oct 29, 2018

The New York premiere of Ngozi Anyanwu's Good Grief, directed by Awoye Timpo, just opened at the Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street).

Christopher Jackson, Joshua Jackson, Adepero Oduye Join Cast of Ava DuVernay's Centra Photo Christopher Jackson, Joshua Jackson, Adepero Oduye Join Cast of Ava DuVernay's Central Park Limited Series
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 24, 2018

The courtroom comes to order in Ava DuVernay's Central Park Limited Series as The Affair's Joshua Jackson, Hamilton's Christopher Jackson, and 12 Years A Slave's Adepero Oduye join the cast.

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