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Leola Resumes Green Room 42 Residency May 27th With LADY LAND: OPEN 4 BIZNESS! Photo Leola Resumes Green Room 42 Residency May 27th With LADY LAND: OPEN 4 BIZNESS!
by Stephen Mosher - May 20, 2021

After a thriving first year in residency at The Green Room 42, Leola's second year was abruptly interrupted by the pandemic. No problem. She parked her RV down by the piers and waited for the city to re-open. Now it has, and she's back livin' at her favorite NYC hotspot, saving the people once more.

Awkwafina Will Lead THE BACCARAT MACHINE Photo Awkwafina Will Lead THE BACCARAT MACHINE
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 12, 2020

Deadline reports that Awkwafina has joined the cast of 'The Baccarat Machine,' from SK Global. SK Global produced 'Crazy Rich Asians,' Awkwafina's breakout performance.

SCHITT'S CREEK, KNIVES OUT, & More Win at the 22nd Costume Designers Guild Awards Photo SCHITT'S CREEK, KNIVES OUT, & More Win at the 22nd Costume Designers Guild Awards
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 29, 2020

Winners have been announced for the 22nd CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards) which took place earlier this evening at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. Executive produced by JumpLine, the annual CDGA celebrated excellence in film, television, and short form Costume Design as voted on by the Guild's membership. The CDG includes more than 1,100 Costume Designers and Illustrators working in motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos, and new media programs throughout the world.

Ensemble Studio Theatre LA Presents WinterFest 2020 Photo Ensemble Studio Theatre LA Presents WinterFest 2020
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 7, 2020

WinterFest 2020 is EST/LA's annual 4-week festival of play readings and projects.  Come and see new plays as they are being developed.

Mindy Kaling to Host the 22nd Costume Designers Guild Awards Photo Mindy Kaling to Host the 22nd Costume Designers Guild Awards
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 20, 2019

The Costume Designers Guild announced today that Emmy-nominated writer, producer, author, director and actor¬†Mindy Kaling¬†will host the¬†22nd¬†CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards)¬†taking place on January 28, 2020 at The Beverly Hilton. Executive Produced by JumpLine and sponsored by Westfield Century City and Campari¬ģ, the awards ceremony celebrates excellence in film, television, and short form Costume Design.

Charlize Theron, Adam McKay & Mary Ellen Fields to be Honored at 22nd CDGA Photo Charlize Theron, Adam McKay & Mary Ellen Fields to be Honored at 22nd CDGA
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 13, 2019

The Costume Designers Guild announced today that Academy Award-winner¬†Charlize Theron¬†will be honored with the¬†Spotlight Award,¬†Academy Award-winning screenwriter, director and producer¬†Adam McKay¬†will be bestowed the¬†Distinguished Collaborator Award,¬†and former owner of Bill Hargate Costumes¬†Mary Ellen Fields¬†will receive the¬†Distinguished Service Award¬†at the¬†22nd¬†CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards). The annual gala will take place on January 28, 2020 at The Beverly Hilton. Executive Produced by JumpLine and sponsored by Westfield Century City and Campari¬ģ, the awards ceremony celebrates excellence in film, television, and short form Costume Design.

Stacia Fernandez And Brian Charles Rooney To Lead Concert Performance Of Bobby Cronin Photo Stacia Fernandez And Brian Charles Rooney To Lead Concert Performance Of Bobby Cronin's PSYKIDZ: A New Musical
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 18, 2019

A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio, will produce a concert presentation of PSYKIDZ: A New Musical by award-winning composer and lyricist Bobby Cronin on Sunday, January 20th at the historic Triad Theatre in Manhattan. The creative team includes producers Jessica R. Grosman and Jonathan Grosman, director Lauren Cohn, and music director Sean Mayes.

MARY POPPINS RETURNS, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Among the Nominees for the Among Costume Photo MARY POPPINS RETURNS, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Among the Nominees for the Among Costume Designers Guild Awards
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 10, 2019

The Costume Designers Guild have announced the nominees for the 21st annual CDGA. The awards will be presented on February 19 during the ceremony at the Beverly Hilton.

A Class Act NY Will Stage Concert Performance of  Bobby Cronin's PSYKIDZ: A New Music Photo A Class Act NY Will Stage Concert Performance of Bobby Cronin's PSYKIDZ: A New Musical
by Stephi Wild - Dec 14, 2018

A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio, will produce a concert presentation of PSYKIDZ: A New Musical by award-winning composer and lyricist Bobby Cronin on Sunday, January 20th at the historic Triad Theatre in Manhattan. The creative team includes producers Jessica R. Grosman and Jonathan Grosman, director Lauren Cohn, and music director Sean Mayes.

Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA Presents LAUNCHPAD Photo Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA Presents LAUNCHPAD
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 5, 2018

Developing new voices in theatre, Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA draws from a wealth of talent, which includes NYFA, NEA, Guggenheim, Obie, Emmy and Writers Guild Award winners. Launchpad offers seven full-length plays, and four short plays. This series is a showcase of plays in long-term development from EST/LA's Playwrights Unit and New West playwrights.

Staged Reading Of Bobby Cronin's New Musical PSYKIDZ To Be Produced By A Class Act NY Photo Staged Reading Of Bobby Cronin's New Musical PSYKIDZ To Be Produced By A Class Act NY
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2018

A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio will produce a staged reading of award-winning composer Bobby Cronin's new musical PSYKIDZ on August 24, 2018. The reading will be directed by Broadway Actor Lauren Elder and produced by ACANY Artistic Director Jessica R. Grosman and Jonathan Grosman.

STAR WARS: EPISODE IX Begins Production Photo STAR WARS: EPISODE IX Begins Production
by Tori Hartshorn - Jul 27, 2018

Star Wars: Episode IX will begin filming at London's Pinewood Studios on August 1, 2018. J.J. Abrams returns to direct the final installment of the Skywalker saga. Abrams co-wrote the screenplay with Chris Terrio.

Staged Reading Of Bobby Cronin's New Musical PSYKIDZ To Be Produced By A Class Act NY Photo Staged Reading Of Bobby Cronin's New Musical PSYKIDZ To Be Produced By A Class Act NY
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 2, 2018

A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio will produce a staged reading of award-winning Bobby Cronin's new musical PSYKIDZ on August 24, 2018. The reading will be directed by Broadway Actress Lauren Elder and produced by ACANY Artistic Director Jessica Rofe Grosman and Jonathan Grosman.

Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, GREATEST SHOWMAN Among Nominees for 2018 Costume Desig Photo Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, GREATEST SHOWMAN Among Nominees for 2018 Costume Designers Guild Awards
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 10, 2018

Nominations were announced for The Costume Designers Guild's 20th annual CDG Awards, which recognize excellence in film, TV and shortform costume design. The winners will be announced at a ceremony held at The Beverly HIlton on February 2nd.

LA Exhibition for TNT's THE ALIENTIST Set for Paley Center This Month Photo LA Exhibition for TNT's THE ALIENTIST Set for Paley Center This Month
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 4, 2018

The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills will take visitors inside the opulent Gilded Age of the new TNT series, THE ALIENIST, through multiple costume creations, photography, illustrations, and more from award-winning costume designer Michael Kaplan, the visionary behind the Star Wars sequel trilogy, Blade Runner, Fight Club and Flashdance.

Photo Coverage: HELLO, DOLLY! Cast Dresses Up for Bette Midler's Hulaween! Photo Photo Coverage: HELLO, DOLLY! Cast Dresses Up for Bette Midler's Hulaween!
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 31, 2017

Broadway's current and future cast of Hello, Dolly! gathered last night at Bette Midler's annual Hulaween bash.The annual benefit supporting Midler's New York Restoration Project held at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine on Monday night.

Scoop: ROSEWOOD - Season Finale on FOX - Today, April 28, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Get all the scoop on ROSEWOOD - Season Finale, airing on FOX today, April 28, 2017!

Scoop: ROSEWOOD - Season Finale on FOX - Friday, April 28, 2017
by - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on ROSEWOOD - Season Finale, airing on FOX on Friday, April 28, 2017!

Scoop: 60 MINUTES on CBS - Sunday, April 2, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2017

Get all the scoop on 60 MINUTES, airing on CBS on Sunday, April 2, 2017!

Scoop: 60 MINUTES on CBS - Sunday, April 2, 2017
by - Mar 31, 2017

Get all the scoop on 60 MINUTES, airing on CBS on Sunday, April 2, 2017!

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