Girl Rising's Newest Film BRAVE GIRL RISING to Debut on International Women's DayGirl Rising's Newest Film BRAVE GIRL RISING to Debut on International Women's Day
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

Girl Rising, the nonprofit behind the global campaign for girls' education and empowerment, today released the trailer for the upcoming short film, Brave Girl Rising, which will debut on International Women's Day, 2019. The 20-minute film, written by a refugee, performed by a cast of refugees, and made in collaboration with refugees, is about how hope, love, and friendship can propel us beyond even the most bleak of circumstances. It tells the story of Nasro, a 17-year-old girl whose courageous drive to continue her education is inspired by the magical dreams of her mother and the sisterhood of her friends.  Brave Girl Rising will debut Friday, March 8, at https://girlrising.org/brave. (more...)

BLACK PANTHER Leads Nominations for the NAACP IMAGE AWARDSBLACK PANTHER Leads Nominations for the NAACP IMAGE AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

The nominees for the 50th NAACP Image Awards were exclusively announced today at the Television Critics Association's (TCA) TV One's joint press conference with Derrick Johnson, President and CEO of the NAACP and Alfred Liggins, Chairman and CEO of TV One. The winners will be revealed during the Two-Hour LIVE TV special airing on TV One on Saturday, March 30, 2019. (more...)

Carla R. Stewart Joins Tori Sampson's IF PRETTY HURTS...Carla R. Stewart Joins Tori Sampson's IF PRETTY HURTS...
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director Tim Sanford, Managing Director Leslie Marcus) has announced that Carla R. Stewart (Broadway, National Tour, and Regional: The Color Purple) will play The Voice of the River in the world premiere production of Tori Sampson's If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka, directed by Obie winner Leah C. Gardiner (Born Bad) and choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly. Performances begin Friday, February 15, and continue through March 31 in the Mainstage Theater at Playwrights Horizons (416 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036). The production opens officially on the evening of Sunday, March 10. (more...)

Katie Thompson Joins The Cast Of DUETS WITH THE WRITE TEACHER(S) VOLUME 7Katie Thompson Joins The Cast Of DUETS WITH THE WRITE TEACHER(S) VOLUME 7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Katie Thompson joins the cast of DUETS with The Write Teacher(s) Volume 7 at Feinstein's/54 Below on April 12th! (more...)

BWW Interview: Griffin Matthews & Matt Gould - Partners For Life, For Theatre, For UPBWW Interview: Griffin Matthews & Matt Gould - Partners For Life, For Theatre, For UP
by Gil Kaan - Jan 31, 2019

What does a black Christian man and a white Jewish man have in common? Griffin Matthews, a black Christian man, and Matt Gould, a white Jewish man, are co-directors of a non-profit, co-writers of a docu-musical, and co-parents to a beautiful little boy. Their theatre piece WITNESS UGANDA (based on their non-profit UgandaProject) will begin February 8, 2019 at The Wallis. They took some time out of their combined multi-tasking to answer a few of my inquiries. (more...)

STRANGER THINGS' Cara Buono to Host the ADAPT Leadership AwardsSTRANGER THINGS' Cara Buono to Host the ADAPT Leadership Awards
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

Edward R. Matthews, CEO of ADAPT Community Network, announced its 2019 ADAPT Leadership Awards Gala to take place on Thursday, March 14th, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. The event will be hosted by Cara Buono, co?star of the hit Netflix series Stranger Things, and Emmy? nominee for her role on Mad Men. The awards honor the accomplishments of extraordinary individuals and corporations who have made an impact on people with disabilities and have inspired others through their professional and charitable endeavors. The gala benefits the important ongoing programs and services of ADAPT Community Network. This year's honorees will be announced next month. (more...)

Long Beach Opera Announces Community ConversationsLong Beach Opera Announces Community Conversations
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

Long Beach Opera believes that discussions inspired by art should extend beyond the lobby of the theater. For this reason, LBO is using its 40th anniversary season theme, Justice, as a catalyst to present its brand new five-event series called Community Conversations February 9 through June 6. (more...)

Amanda Jane Cooper Soars SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW at 54 BelowAmanda Jane Cooper Soars SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Amanda Jane Cooper in Somewhere Over the Rainbow: A Night of Story and Song. (more...)

Bestseller Success Led US Print Books Industry Growth in 2018,  The...Bestseller Success Led US Print Books Industry Growth in 2018, The...
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

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Garvey|Simon Presents EXPLORING LIGHTGarvey|Simon Presents EXPLORING LIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

Garvey|Simon is pleased to present Exploring Light, a new series of illuminated, sculptural works by Bentley Meeker.  The exhibition will take place during Armory week at 517 W. 37th Street New York, NY 10018, a street level gallery space in the Hudson Yards district in close proximity to the fairs. The show will be open and on view Tuesday - Saturday, 11am-6pm, and by appointment. An artist talk will be held in the gallery on Saturday, March 16, at 1pm. (more...)

Van Wezel Announces NEIL BERG'S 110 YEARS OF BROADWAYVan Wezel Announces NEIL BERG'S 110 YEARS OF BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Neil Berg returns to the Van Wezel celebrating a record-breaking decade of annual performances with an exciting, all-new show! 110 YEARS OF BROADWAY recreates the finest moments from the most memorable shows of the century featuring the actual Broadway stars of shows like Jersey Boys, Wicked and Mamma Mia! Backed by an excellent New York-based band, Neil Berg presents skillful arrangements of Broadway classics as well as electrifying numbers from Broadway's freshest hit shows. Don't miss this spectacular performance on Wednesday, January 30 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Reserve your seats today! (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, January 11- Happy Birthday, Alexander Hamilton!VIDEO: On This Day, January 11- Happy Birthday, Alexander Hamilton!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 11, 2019

On this day, BWW is celebrating the birthday of America's own ten dollar founding father without a father, the inspiration for the smash musical bearing his name, Alexander Hamilton. (more...)

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, MARY POPPINS RETURNS Nominated for Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild AwardsJESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, MARY POPPINS RETURNS Nominated for Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild(MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) has announced nominations for the 6th Annual MUAHS Guild Awards honoring outstanding achievements in make-up and hair styling in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater. Winners will be honored at the black-tie gala on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live. Today's announcement was made by MUAHS Awards Chair Sue Cabral-Ebert.  (more...)

2 DOPE QUEENS to Return to HBO in February2 DOPE QUEENS to Return to HBO in February
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

 2 DOPE QUEENS, featuring the hit comedy duo of Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson, returns to HBO next month for a second series of four themed hour-long specials adapted from the hit podcast of the same name. Taped again in front of a live audience at Kings Theatre Brooklyn anddirected by Sandra Restrepo, the first special debuts FRIDAY, FEB. 8 (11:00 p.m.-midnight ET/PT), exclusively on HBO, followed by three more shows subsequent Fridays at the same time. Guests include Lupita Nyong'o (“Black Panther,” Oscar® winner for “12 Years a Slave”), Daniel Radcliffe (the Harry Potter films), Janet Mock (“Surpassing Certainty”), Lizzo (“Coconut Oil,” “Big Grrrl Small World”) and Keegan-Michael Key (“Key & Peele”). (more...)

Park City Institute Presents Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Jodi KantorPark City Institute Presents Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Jodi Kantor
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

Less than a week before the 2019 Sundance Film Festival begins in Park City, the Park City Institute presents Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Jodi Kantor, at the George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Center, Friday, January 18th, 2018, at 7:30 PM. Kantor will discuss how she, along with her colleague, Megan Twohey, broke the story about Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual abuse of women-in locations as far away as Cannes and Rome, and as nearby as the Stein Ericksen Lodge, in Deer Valley. (more...)

Choreographer Amy Jordan Will Have Book Signing at ArtSTAGE Performing Arts CenterChoreographer Amy Jordan Will Have Book Signing at ArtSTAGE Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

Amy Jordan, dancer, choreographer and motivational speaker, will read from her new book, Dance Because You Can, on Sunday, January 13 at 1 pm at ArtStage Performing Arts Center, 801 Maplewood Drive in Jupiter. Admission is free, and books will be available for purchase and signing. (more...)

Rosie O'Donnell Joins THE MUSIC MAN at the Kennedy CenterRosie O'Donnell Joins THE MUSIC MAN at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced today that Broadway, film, and television star Rosie O'Donnell will play Mrs. Paroo in the Broadway Center Stage production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man. O'Donnell joins Tony Award® nominee Norm Lewis (Porgy and Bess) as Harold Hill and Tony Award®–winning actress Jessie Mueller (Waitress, Carousel, Beautiful) as Marian Paroo in the starry semi-staged concert production directed by Marc Bruni (Beautiful, Broadway Center Stage: How to Succeed…) with choreography by Chris Bailey (Jerry Springer: The Opera, The New Yorkers at Encores!) and music direction by James Moore (Miss Saigon, the Kennedy Center's Follies and Ragtime). (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Stages Tori Sampson's IF PRETTY HURTS...Playwrights Horizons Stages Tori Sampson's IF PRETTY HURTS...
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

Playwrights Horizons presents the world premiere of If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka, written by Tori Sampson, directed by Leah C. Gardiner, and choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly, February 15-March 31, 2019 in the Mainstage Theater at Playwrights Horizons (more...)

TONIGHT SHOW Takes The Late-Night Ratings Week Of 12/17-12/21 In 18-49TONIGHT SHOW Takes The Late-Night Ratings Week Of 12/17-12/21 In 18-49
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2018

TONIGHT SHOW Takes The Late-Night Ratings Week Of 12/17-12/21 In 18-49 (more...)

Check Out Quotables From Last Week's TONIGHT SHOWCheck Out Quotables From Last Week's TONIGHT SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2018

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