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Cast Set for Tectonic Theater Project's UNCOMMON SENSE, A New Play About Living with AutismCast Set for Tectonic Theater Project's UNCOMMON SENSE, A New Play About Living with Autism
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Tectonic Theater Project has announced casting for the New York premiere of Uncommon Sense, a new play about living on the autism spectrum, which the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture presents for five weeks only, October 25 to November 26, at The Sheen Center's Loreto Theater (18 Bleecker Street, NYC). The work is written by Anushka Paris-Carter and Andy Paris and directed by Andy Paris under the artistic direction of Tectonic's founder, Moises Kaufman. (more...)

OFJCC Palo Alto presents Hollywood Actors, World Musicians, and More This FallOFJCC Palo Alto presents Hollywood Actors, World Musicians, and More This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center of Palo Alto proudly presents the stellar line-up for its Fall 2017-2018 Arts & Dialogues series, featuring world-renowned musicians, artists, and a host of fascinating thinkers, doers, and innovators. Beginning in September and continuing through December, the OFJCC will host spectacular performances from globally acclaimed instrumentalists such as Israeli cellist Amit Peled and Yeshiva University's The Maccabeats a cappella phenomena. The Jazz Giants series will have audience members swaying along to the mesmerizing sounds of trumpeter Avishai Cohen, and the infectious rhythms of multi-award-winning jazz pianist Kenny Barron. Families will love the whimsical and interactive Amazing Bubble Man, and the much-anticipated return of Opera for Families provides an enriching introduction to the art form for youth of all ages. In December, acclaimed actor Bill Murray will charm audiences with his unique brand of wit in a rare live performance with distinguished German cellist Jan Vogler, in a one-of-a-kind experience combining literature and classical music. (more...)

Nat Geo Announces Free Streaming Release of Documentary FROM THE ASHESNat Geo Announces Free Streaming Release of Documentary FROM THE ASHES
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

In the wake of President Trump's controversial decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement and its imminent consequences on climate change, National Geographic Documentary Films announced today it would make the highly acclaimed coal documentary FROM THE ASHES available for free across several streaming and video on demand platforms. (more...)

Alexander Street Adds Streaming Access to Over 200 Videos from A+E NetworksAlexander Street Adds Streaming Access to Over 200 Videos from A+E Networks
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Alexander Street, a ProQuest company, has added streaming access to over 200 videos from A+E Networks for college and university libraries and faculty via the Academic Video Online solution. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW 6/19 - 6/23 on ABCScoop: THE VIEW 6/19 - 6/23 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Jun 16, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW 6/19 - 6/23, airing on ABC (more...)

Tectonic Theater Project's Play About Autism UNCOMMON SENSE Set for Sheen CenterTectonic Theater Project's Play About Autism UNCOMMON SENSE Set for Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture will present the New York premiere of Tectonic Theater Project's production of Uncommon Sense, a new play about living on the autism spectrum. Written by Anushka Paris-Carter and Andy Paris and directed by Andy Paris under the artistic direction of Tectonic's founder, Moises Kaufman, Uncommon Sense runs for five weeks only, October 25 to November 26, at The Sheen Center's Loreto Theatre (18 Bleecker Street, NYC). (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience Celebrates Capital Campaign CompletionTheatre for a New Audience Celebrates Capital Campaign Completion
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA) has announced that it has successfully completed its capital campaign to stabilize the institution's finances and open a permanent home, surpassing the campaign's $69.1 million goal. (more...)

Shed Arts Center Receives $75 Million Donation from Michael BloombergShed Arts Center Receives $75 Million Donation from Michael Bloomberg
by Stephanie Wild - May 24, 2017

According to the New York Times, the new arts center known as the Shed that is being built in Hudson Yards has received $75 million from Michael Bloomberg. He had previously made a $15 million contribution in 2012, which until now was undisclosed, and he added $60 million to that on Wednesday. (more...)

Photo Flash: Woody Allen & Others Celebrate Sirio Maccioni at Le CirquePhoto Flash: Woody Allen & Others Celebrate Sirio Maccioni at Le Cirque
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 18, 2017

Last night Le Cirque welcomed it's creator Sirio Maccioni back to the legendary restaurant.  Sirio's many friends turned out for the occasion and enjoyed a Tuscon dinner from the recipes of his wife Egidiana  Maccioni.  (more...)

Tom Jones Restages Darker Version of 'Round and Round' in THE FANTASTICKSTom Jones Restages Darker Version of 'Round and Round' in THE FANTASTICKS
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Playwright Tom Jones is making some changes to his 57-year-old musical THE FANTASTICKS. Mr. Jones has done a little bit of rewriting of the musical number "Round and Round" which he has always felt never quite conveyed the darker elements he intended. (more...)

An Evening with Fran Lebowitz Re-Scheduled at Margot and Bill Winspear Opera HouseAn Evening with Fran Lebowitz Re-Scheduled at Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center announced today that the Fran Lebowitz show has been rescheduled. Previously scheduled for two shows on March 31 and April 1, the show was canceled due to a malfunction of the fire suppression system in the Wyly Theatre. Author, journalist and social observer Fran Lebowitz will now appear for one night only at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 1 at the Winspear Opera House in the downtown Dallas Arts District. Moderator for the evening will be Michael Granberry, arts writer, The Dallas Morning News. (more...)

Michael Bloomberg, John Legend and Glenn Close to Join Town & Country's Fourth Annual Philanthropy Summit at Hearst Tower on May 9, 2017Michael Bloomberg, John Legend and Glenn Close to Join Town & Country's Fourth Annual Philanthropy Summit at Hearst Tower on May 9, 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

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THE FANTASTICKS to Celebrate 57th Anniversary This WeekTHE FANTASTICKS to Celebrate 57th Anniversary This Week
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Off Broadway's longest running musical, The Fantasticks will celebrate its 57th Anniversary on Wednesday, May 3rd at 7PM. (more...)

CBS's 60 MINUTES is No. 5 for Week, Marking 18th Appearance in Top 10CBS's 60 MINUTES is No. 5 for Week, Marking 18th Appearance in Top 10
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

60 MINUTES finished among Nielsen's Top 10 programs again. The CBS newsmagazine drew 9.9 million viewers to land at #5 for the week, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings (more...)

Scoop: 60 MINUTES on CBS - Sunday, April 23, 2017Scoop: 60 MINUTES on CBS - Sunday, April 23, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on 60 MINUTES, airing on CBS on Sunday, April 23, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: 60 MINUTES on CBS - Sunday, April 23, 2017Scoop: 60 MINUTES on CBS - Sunday, April 23, 2017
by - Apr 21, 2017

Get all the scoop on 60 MINUTES, airing on CBS on Sunday, April 23, 2017! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for GROUNDHOG DAY!Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for GROUNDHOG DAY!
by Walter McBride - Apr 18, 2017

Groundhog Day, the Olivier Award-winning new musical featuring music and lyrics by Tim Minchin and a book by Danny Rubin, and directed by Matthew Warchus, opened just last night on Broadway at the August Wilson Theatre. (more...)

Esteemed Data Scientist Hilary Mason to Keynote Postgres Vision 2017Esteemed Data Scientist Hilary Mason to Keynote Postgres Vision 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

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Dawit Gebremichael Habte Announces New Memoir, GRATITUDE IN LOW VOICESDawit Gebremichael Habte Announces New Memoir, GRATITUDE IN LOW VOICES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

U.S. immigration policy is at a crossroads. Our tradition of being a safe haven for all is pitted against our emotionally charged desire to secure our borders. How this country views outsiders in the 21st century will determine whether we help or turn away those who land on our doorstep. In his debut memoir Gratitude in Low Voices (RosettaBooks; April 18, 2017; Hardcover $24.99), Dawit Gebremichael Habte chronicles his emotional journey from war-torn Eritrea to Kenya to asylum in the U.S. (more...)

David Blaine to Take His Magic On The Road in First-Ever North American TourDavid Blaine to Take His Magic On The Road in First-Ever North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Having revolutionized modern magic and mesmerized audiences unlike any performer in history, magician, illusionist, and stunt artist David Blaine will embark on his first-ever North American tour, announced today.  (more...)

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