Mira Nair News

First Look - Trailer & Poster Art Reveaaled for Noir Thriller GURGAONFirst Look - Trailer & Poster Art Reveaaled for Noir Thriller GURGAON
by Movies News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Anurag Kashyap launched today the poster of Gurgaon, a noir thriller slated for a pan India release on 4th August 2017. The film is produced by JAR Pictures, the makers of award winning and internationally acclaimed films, Liar's Dice, Killa and Nil Battey Sannata. (more...)

HOW TO BE A ROCK CRITIC Extends at SteppenwolfHOW TO BE A ROCK CRITIC Extends at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

By popular demand Steppenwolf's LookOut Series extends its rock 'n' roll production of the solo play, How To Be A Rock Critic (Based on the Writings of Lester Bangs) by award-winning theatre artists Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen, starring Erik Jensen (The Walking Dead, Mr. Robot) as Lester Bangs and directed by Jessica Blank (Made in Jersey, The Namesake). Described as "a fascinating window into one of the last century's most compelling and fearless critics," (Chicago Tribune), the 80-minute production continues for three additional performances through July 29, 2017 in the 1700 Theatre, situated behind Front Bar: Coffee & Drinks (drinks permitted in the theater). (more...)

Cast Announced for Robbie Florian's THE CADAVER SYNOD: A POPE MUSICAL at NYMFCast Announced for Robbie Florian's THE CADAVER SYNOD: A POPE MUSICAL at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Robbie Florian's farce, The Cadaver Synod: A Pope Musical will debut at this year's New York Musical Festival, playing from July 17 - 23 at The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row (410 W 42nd Street). The Cadaver Synod is directed by Ryan Emmons with musical direction by Dan Garmon and choreography by Gina Duci. Tickets are $27.75 and can be purchased by visiting NYMF.org. (more...)

Anurag Kashyap Launches the Poster of GURGAONAnurag Kashyap Launches the Poster of GURGAON
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Anurag Kashyap launched today the poster of Gurgaon, a noir thriller slated for a pan India release on 4th August 2017. The film is produced by JAR Pictures, the makers of award winning and internationally acclaimed films, Liar's Dice, Killa and Nil Battey Sannata. (more...)

BWW Interview: Michael Maliakel Hopes 'MONSOON' Takes Broadway by StormBWW Interview: Michael Maliakel Hopes 'MONSOON' Takes Broadway by Storm
by Wayman Wong - Jun 19, 2017

'Monsoon Wedding,' the new musical based on Mira Nair's acclaimed 2001 movie, has been showered with praise at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in Berkeley, Calif. Karen D'Souza of the San Jose Mercury News writes: 'You are swept up' by its 'swirling typhoon of sound and color.' This Indian musical has curried such favor with its audiences that it's been extended through July 16. (more...)

MONSOON WEDDING to Thunder Through Third Extra Week at Berkeley RepMONSOON WEDDING to Thunder Through Third Extra Week at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Following a continued overwhelmingly positive response from audiences and critics alike, Berkeley Rep has announced that the world premiere musical of Mira Nair's Monsoon Wedding will extend for a third and final week. The new musical will now run through Sunday, July 16. (more...)

Broadway-Bound MONSOON WEDDING Extends Downpour Again at Berkeley RepBroadway-Bound MONSOON WEDDING Extends Downpour Again at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Following an overwhelmingly positive response from audiences and critics alike, Berkeley Rep has announced that the world premiere musical of Mira Nair's Monsoon Wedding will extend for a second week. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from Berkeley Rep's MONSOON WEDDINGVIDEO: Watch Highlights from Berkeley Rep's MONSOON WEDDING
by Stage Tube - May 24, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Mira Nair's MONSOON WEDDING will be Broadway-bound following its run in San Francisco. Based on the iconic 2001 film, the stage musical had its world premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre on Friday, May 19th and where it will run through July 2nd. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Berkeley Rep's Broadway-Bound MONSOON WEDDINGPhoto Flash: First Look at Berkeley Rep's Broadway-Bound MONSOON WEDDING
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Mira Nair's MONSOON WEDDING will be Broadway-bound following its run in San Francisco. Based on the iconic 2001 film, the stage musical had its world premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre on Friday, May 19th and where it will run through July 2nd. (more...)

Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound MONSOON WEDDING at Berkeley RepReview Roundup: Broadway-Bound MONSOON WEDDING at Berkeley Rep
by Review Roundups - May 23, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Mira Nair's MONSOON WEDDING will be Broadway-bound following its run in San Francisco. Based on the iconic 2001 film, the stage musical had its world premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre on Friday, May 19th and where it will run through July 2nd.  (more...)

Musical Adaptation of MONSOON WEDDING Heading to BroadwayMusical Adaptation of MONSOON WEDDING Heading to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Mira Nair's MONSOON WEDDING will be Broadway-bound following its run in San Francisco. Based on the iconic 2001 film, the stage musical had its world premiere  at Berkeley Repertory Theatre on Friday, May 19th.  (more...)

MONSOON WEDDING Musical Will Rain an Extra Week at Berkeley RepMONSOON WEDDING Musical Will Rain an Extra Week at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Following an overwhelmingly positive response from audiences, and two weeks of sold-out previews, Berkeley Rep has announced that the world premiere musical of Mira Nair's Monsoon Wedding will extend for an additional week. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/30/2017Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Los Angeles (more...)

Mira Nair Discusses Creation of MONSOON WEDDING at Berkeley RepMira Nair Discusses Creation of MONSOON WEDDING at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Berkeley Rep today announced that celebrated director Mira Nair will hold a free public event to discuss the creation of the world premiere musical, Monsoon Wedding. Audiences eager for the world premiere can get a sneak peek behind the scenes at Page to Stage on Monday, May 15 at 8pm. Page to Stage is free and open to the public but you must RSVP. To make a reservation, visit http://bit.ly/2o43lmI Seating is not guaranteed. (more...)

Actors from Around the Globe to Bring Drama, Laughs and Rain to Berkeley Rep in MONSOON WEDDING World PremiereActors from Around the Globe to Bring Drama, Laughs and Rain to Berkeley Rep in MONSOON WEDDING World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full and final casting for the world premiere of Monsoon Wedding. The musical stage production will be directed by acclaimed filmmaker Mira Nair and hosts a cast of 20 actors from around the globe. (more...)

Berkeley Repertory Theatre's 2017 OVATION Gala Raises $775,000Berkeley Repertory Theatre's 2017 OVATION Gala Raises $775,000
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

On Saturday night, April 1, more than 350 of the Bay Area's finest arts supporters gathered at the Fairmont San Francisco to honor Berkeley Rep, the Tony Award-winning theatre company known for its innovative and challenging works. OVATION: Berkeley Rep Celebrates Monsoon Wedding raised $775,000 to support the Theatre's artistic and creative efforts, including education programming and the Theatre's attempts to promote active citizenry. (more...)

Two Shows Developed at Berkeley Rep Bow in New York This Spring: AMELIE, A NEW MUSICAL and LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONSTwo Shows Developed at Berkeley Rep Bow in New York This Spring: AMELIE, A NEW MUSICAL and LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

This spring, two shows that were developed at Berkeley Rep last season will debut on the New York stage. Amelie, A New Musical, which had its world premiere in September 2015, is set to open on Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre on April 3, 2017. John Leguizamo's Latin History for Morons, which had its world premiere in July 2016, will open at the renowned Public Theatre on March 27, 2017. (more...)

Berkeley Rep to Celebrate MONSOON WEDDING World Premiere Musical at Spring GalaBerkeley Rep to Celebrate MONSOON WEDDING World Premiere Musical at Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

On Saturday, April 1 Berkeley Repertory Theatre invites guests to OVATION: Berkeley Rep Celebrates Monsoon Wedding, a signature event leading up to the highly anticipated world premiere of the musical adaptation of the 2001 film Monsoon Wedding. Performances of Monsoon Wedding begin Friday, May 5 in Berkeley Rep's Roda Theatre. (more...)

Stage and Screen Actor John Lithgow to Receive 2017 Harvard Arts MedalStage and Screen Actor John Lithgow to Receive 2017 Harvard Arts Medal
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Award-winning actor John Lithgow ('67 ArD '05) is the recipient of the 2017 Harvard Arts Medal, which will be awarded by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust at a ceremony on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 4 pm at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge. (more...)

Documentary FEMME: Women Healing The World' Premieres on RLTVDocumentary FEMME: Women Healing The World' Premieres on RLTV
by TV News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

As part of RLTV's new Documentary strand Relevant Docs, the television premiere of the documentary FEMME: Women Healing The World will air on Sunday, February 12th at 10:00 PM ET.FEMME is a celebration of women around the world who are actively transforming and healing the global society through their words and actions. (more...)

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