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Kathrine Narducci Cast in GODFATHER OF HARLEM, Juan Riedinger Joins CLAWSKathrine Narducci Cast in GODFATHER OF HARLEM, Juan Riedinger Joins CLAWS
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

Kathrine Narducci is set for a recurring role on Godfather of Harlem, according to Deadline. Narducci will star opposite Vincent D'Onofrio in Epix's straight-to-series crime drama from Narcos co-creator Chris Brancato and Paul Eckstein and ABC Signature Studios. (more...)

FROST/NIXON Comes to TheatreWorks Silicon ValleyFROST/NIXON Comes to TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2019

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will kick off the new year with the Tony and Olivier Award nominated drama Frost/Nixon. Written by Golden Globe winner Peter Morgan (creator of Netflix's The Crown), Frost/Nixon is a riveting political prizefight where the cameras roll, the truth spins, and it becomes clear that he who controls the medium controls the message. With America caught in the riptides of Watergate and Vietnam, the former leader of the free world and a lightweight British talk-show host clash in a legendary series of TV interviews that will determine the President's legacy forever. Directed by Leslie Martinson, Frost/Nixon will be presented January 16 February 10, 2019 (press opening: January 19, 2019) at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View. For tickets ($40-$100) and more information the public may visit TheatreWorks.org or call (650) 463-1960. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Star Studded Red Carpet And After Party of LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE At The WallisPhoto Coverage: Star Studded Red Carpet And After Party of LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE At The Wallis
by Lily Lim - Dec 20, 2018

Love Actually Live, a multimedia-concert celebration of the soundtrack to one of the most beloved holiday movies of all time from the team behind Los Angeles' award-winning For The Record series, is featured this holiday season at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts from Tuesday, December 4, through Monday, December 31, 2018. Co-Produced by the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts, Shane Scheel and Siobhan O'Neill and inspired by the Universal Pictures/Working Title motion picture written by Richard Curtis, this world-premiere production, presented by special arrangement with Universal Theatrical Group, transforms The Wallis' Bram Goldsmith Theater into a giant, immersive, cinema for the modern day. The production, a one-of-a-kind presentation is performed live by an all-star cast and 15-piece orchestra, includes songs from the hit film, including 'Christmas Is All Around,' 'The Trouble with Love Is,' and 'Both Sides Now.' (more...)

Comedians The Lucas Brothers To Play Second City's UP Comedy ClubComedians The Lucas Brothers To Play Second City's UP Comedy Club
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018

Keith and Kenny Lucas, together known as The Lucas Bros, will jump out of TV and onto The Second City's UP Comedy Club stage for three nights of stand-up performances January 4 - 6, 2019. (more...)

David Lynch Announced as Latest Instructor for MasterClass in 2019David Lynch Announced as Latest Instructor for MasterClass in 2019
by TV News Desk - Dec 19, 2018

David Lynch is announced as the latest instructor for MasterClass in 2019. The Twin Peaks Director joins fellow Instructors Natalie Portman, Jodie Foster, Timbaland, and Neil Gaiman slated to launch classes in early 2019. (more...)

FIAF to Present JACQUES BECKER: LIBERATING CINEMAFIAF to Present JACQUES BECKER: LIBERATING CINEMA
by TV News Desk - Dec 19, 2018

This winter, the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) presents a retrospective of the films of Jacques Becker (1906–1960), whose richly detailed worlds, indelible characters, and a humanist outlook elevated genre filmmaking to an art form. The series brings together Becker's most celebrated films, lesser known gems, and newly restored versions. The series will run from January 8 to February 26 in FIAF's Florence Gould Hall. (more...)

Joffrey Presents the World Premiere of ANNA KARENINA in First-Ever Collaboration With Australian BalletJoffrey Presents the World Premiere of ANNA KARENINA in First-Ever Collaboration With Australian Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018

As the centerpiece of its 2018-19 season, The Joffrey Ballet proudly announces the world premiere of Yuri Possokhov's historic reimagining of Leo Tolstoy's classic novel, Anna Karenina, considered the greatest literature ever written. This majestic full-length work is presented in a first-time collaboration between The Joffrey Ballet and the renowned Australian Ballet to be performed in Chicago at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, in ten performances only, February 13-24, 2019. (more...)

DOC LA Opens Submissions For The 2019 EditionDOC LA Opens Submissions For The 2019 Edition
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018

DOC LA - Los Angeles Documentary Film Festival, presented by the Parajanov-Vartanov Institute, opened this week submissions for its 2019 edition. After five successful editions, the film festival, which rapidly has positioned itself as one of the most coveted by documentary filmmakers in the USA and abroad, has launched its call for entries. (more...)

Jeff Bridges to Receive the 2019 Cecil B. deMille Award at the GOLDEN GLOBESJeff Bridges to Receive the 2019 Cecil B. deMille Award at the GOLDEN GLOBES
by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2018

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) announced today that Golden Globe winner and four-time nominee Jeff Bridges will be honored with the 2019 Cecil B. deMille Award at the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, January 6, 2019. The highly-acclaimed actor of such legendary films as Crazy Heart, The Big Lebowski, True Grit and The Fabulous Baker Boys will accept the honor at the awards ceremony, hosted by Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg, and airing LIVE coast to coast from 5-8 p.m. PT/8-11 p.m. ET on NBC. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actress Anthoula Katsimatides Discusses Her Solo Show and How Being Greek Has Influenced Her Perseverance in a Tough IndustryBWW Interview: Actress Anthoula Katsimatides Discusses Her Solo Show and How Being Greek Has Influenced Her Perseverance in a Tough Industry
by Brooke Yunis - Dec 12, 2018

Actress Anthoula Katsimatides discusses her solo show, Warrior Without a Cause, her Greek heritage, and how she went from a business degree to a career in acting. (more...)

INDEPENDENT LENS on PBS to Air 'Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World'INDEPENDENT LENS on PBS to Air 'Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World'
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

A musical celebration of how Native American musicians transformed blues, jazz and rock, RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World, will premiere on Independent Lens Monday, January 21, 2019, 10:00-11:30 PM ET (check local listings) on PBS, and will also be available simultaneously for online streaming at pbs.org. As the film reveals, early pioneers of the blues such as Charley Patton had Native as well as African American roots, and one of the first and most influential jazz singers, Mildred Bailey, had a voice trained on Native American songs. As the folk rock era took hold in the '60s and '70s, Native Americans such as Robbie Robertson and Buffy Sainte-Marie helped to define its evolution, and Native guitarists and drummers like Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Jesse Ed Davis and Randy Castillo forever changed the trajectory of rock and roll. The film is directed by Catherine Bainbridge (Reel Injun), co-directed by Alfonso Maiorana, executive produced by legendary rock guitarist Stevie Salas (Apache) and Tim Johnson (Mohawk), and produced by Christina Fon, VP and Executive Producer of Rezolution Pictures. (more...)

Michael B. Jordan to Receive the Cinema Vanguard Award at the Santa Barbara International Film FestivalMichael B. Jordan to Receive the Cinema Vanguard Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

Today the 34th Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced that Michael B. Jordan is set to receive the Cinema Vanguard Award for his work in two of the year's critically acclaimed, culturally significant and record-breaking box office hits, Black Panther and Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures (MGM), Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema's Creed II. Jordan will be honored at the Arlington Theater in Santa Barbara, CA on Thursday, February 7th. (more...)

Coral Springs Center For The Arts To Present WISE GUYS COMEDY TOURCoral Springs Center For The Arts To Present WISE GUYS COMEDY TOUR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

The Coral Springs Center for the Arts today announced it will be presenting the hilarious Wise Guys Comedy Tour on Friday, March 15 at 8 pm. The state-of the-art performing arts center is located at 2855 Coral Springs Drive (33065). (more...)

Comedian Of The Year Sebastian Maniscalco Headlines The Moore TheatreComedian Of The Year Sebastian Maniscalco Headlines The Moore Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018

Billboard opined last month comedian, actor and best-selling author Sebastian Maniscalco "is starting the new year at the top of the comedy game," when announcing he would be taking the Madison Square Garden stage on Saturday, January 19, 2019. They weren't wrong. Additional shows sold out as quickly as they were added. Dubbed "one of standup comedy's breakthrough performers" in a recent CBS Sunday Morning profile, and "the comedian's comedian" by PEOPLE, Maniscalco is set to perform four shows at the famous venue (three of them already sold out) Jan. 19-20. (more...)

Jesse Plemons in Talks to Star in I'M THINKING OF ENDING THINGSJesse Plemons in Talks to Star in I'M THINKING OF ENDING THINGS
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

Jesse Plemons is in talks to star opposite Brie Larson in Charlie Kaufman's “I'm Thinking of Ending Things,” for Netflix, according to Variety.  (more...)

Netflix Enters Into a Multi-Year First Look Deal with Chris ColumbusNetflix Enters Into a Multi-Year First Look Deal with Chris Columbus
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

 Netflix has entered into a multi-year first look deal with Academy Award nominated writer, producer, director Chris Columbus and his 1492 Pictures partners, Michael Barnathan and Mark Radcliffe. Under the deal, Netflix gets a first look at any feature film that Columbus and his partners want to produce. (more...)

American Society of Cinematographers to Honor Robert Richardson and Jeff Jur at Annual AwardsAmerican Society of Cinematographers to Honor Robert Richardson and Jeff Jur at Annual Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has chosen two honorees to be feted for their body of work at the 33rd ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement. Robert Richardson, ASC will receive the ASC Lifetime Achievement Award, and Jeff Jur, ASC will be bestowed the org's Career Achievement in Television Award. The presentations will be made at the annual ASC Awards gala on February 9, 2019, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland. The event will also pay tribute to the society's centennial in 2019. (more...)

MILES DAVIS: BIRTH OF THE COOL Documentary World Premieres At Sundance Film Festival 2019MILES DAVIS: BIRTH OF THE COOL Documentary World Premieres At Sundance Film Festival 2019
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

MILES DAVIS: BIRTH OF THE COOL will debut in the Documentary Premieres category at Sundance Film Festival 2019. The feature-length documentary, directed by Emmy Award-winner Stanley Nelson, is a co-production of Eagle Rock Entertainment, Firelight Films, and American Masters Pictures. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara To Join Seth Rudetsky In Concert At NYC Town Hall In JanuaryKelli O'Hara To Join Seth Rudetsky In Concert At NYC Town Hall In January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

The Town Hall Presents the internationally acclaimed Broadway @ concert series, hosted and music directed by SiriusXM Radio star Seth Rudetsky and produced by Mark Cortale, at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street) on Monday, January 14, 2019 at 8pm with Tony Award-winner Kelli O'Hara. (more...)

Mira Nair Joins MasterClass to Teach Independent FilmmakingMira Nair Joins MasterClass to Teach Independent Filmmaking
by TV News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

 MasterClass, the online education company that enables anyone to learn from the best in the world, announced today that Oscar-nominated filmmaker Mira Nair will offer her first ever online class exclusively through its platform. In her new class on independent filmmaking, Nair will share her methods for directing powerful performances, maximizing budgets, and bringing authentic stories to life. Nair's class is now available at www.masterclass.com/mn. Enrollment for the class is $90 for lifetime access, or $180 per year for the All-Access Pass, which grants unlimited access to all new and existing classes. (more...)

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