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Cybil Shepherd Will Star in I LOVE THIS FOR YOU on Showtime Photo Cybil Shepherd Will Star in I LOVE THIS FOR YOU on Showtime
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2020

Golden Globe winner and Emmy nominee Cybill Shepherd (Cybill, Moonlighting) has signed on to star in the half-hour comedy pilot I LOVE THIS FOR YOU (fka BIG DEAL), starring and executive produced by Emmy nominee Vanessa Bayer (Saturday Night Live).

Vertical Entertainment Acquires Worldwide Rights to PAYBACK Photo Vertical Entertainment Acquires Worldwide Rights to PAYBACK
by TV News Desk - Oct 23, 2020

Vertical Entertainment has acquired the worldwide rights to crime drama Payback. The film marks the feature debut of director Joseph Mensch.

Renée Elise Goldsberry, Carol Kane, Lewis Black and More Join The Pack Podcast Photo Renée Elise Goldsberry, Carol Kane, Lewis Black and More Join The Pack Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2020

Lewis Black, Pamela Adlon, Molly Shannon, Carol Kane and Hamilton Tony-winner Renée Elise Goldsberry have joined The Pack Podcast, the spoken word series featuring star-studded casts performing short comedies by Emmy-nominated and Drama Desk-winner Eugene Pack.

Playwright Eduardo Machado Joins HB Studio Photo Playwright Eduardo Machado Joins HB Studio
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2020

Playwright Eduardo Machado will join HB Studio this fall to teach a virtual playwriting class, 'Playwriting: Development & Dialogue', that is open to interested playwrights of all levels. The class will be held over Zoom on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. EDT, Sep. 19-Nov. 21, 2020.

Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara & More to be Featured in SF Sketchfest's New LIVE FROM  Photo Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara & More to be Featured in SF Sketchfest's New LIVE FROM THE ARCHIVE Videos
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020

SF Sketchfest announced a new series of Live from the Archive videos that will be released each Tuesday beginning on May 5, 2020. The series will feature many never-before-seen performances, tribute conversations and panel discussions from the past 19 years and will include appearances by many comedy and entertainment luminaries.

Gideon Glick Joins Cast of THE OTHER TWO on Comedy Central Photo Gideon Glick Joins Cast of THE OTHER TWO on Comedy Central
by TV News Desk - Feb 27, 2020

Tony Award nominee Gideon Glick has joined the cast of Comedy Central's The Other Two in a recurring role. According to Deadline, Glick will play Jess, the new boyfriend of Cary (Drew Tarver). Jess is described as a laid back guy who seems very into Cary and very able to roll with the punches.

Molly Shannon Joins Showtime Comedy Pilot BIG DEAL Photo Molly Shannon Joins Showtime Comedy Pilot BIG DEAL
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2020

Three-time Emmy nominee Molly Shannon (The Other Two) has signed on to star in the half-hour comedy pilot BIG DEAL, starring and executive produced by Emmy nominee Vanessa Bayer (Saturday Night Live). If the project is picked up to series, Shannon would appear as a series regular. Bayer co-created BIG DEAL with Emmy nominee Jeremy Beiler (Saturday Night Live, Inside Amy Schumer), who will also executive produce. Emmy winner Jessi Klein (Inside Amy Schumer, BLACK MONDAY, Big Mouth) will serve as showrunner and executive produce along with Michael Showalter (The Big Sick, Wet Hot American Summer, The Lovebirds), who will direct, as well as Annapurna's Megan Ellison and Sue Naegle and Jordana Mollick of Semi-Formal.

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of WILL & GRACE on NBC - Thursday, March 12, 2020 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of WILL & GRACE on NBC - Thursday, March 12, 2020
by TV Scoop - Feb 25, 2020

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of WILL & GRACE, airing on NBC on Thursday, March 12, 2020!

BWW Flashback: Tracy Letts' Greatest Moments on Stage and Screen Photo BWW Flashback: Tracy Letts' Greatest Moments on Stage and Screen
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 24, 2020

See how Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winner, Tracy Letts, has been spending his time in the decade since his last work took its final New York bow.

VIDEO: Kevin Nealon Talks About His Terminally Ill Friend on CONAN Photo VIDEO: Kevin Nealon Talks About His Terminally Ill Friend on CONAN
by Stage Tube - Feb 19, 2020

Kevin spent a lot of money on a big goodbye party for his terminally ill friend — who remains alive to this day.

VIDEO: Alison Brie in Stars in the Trailer for HORSE GIRL Photo VIDEO: Alison Brie in Stars in the Trailer for HORSE GIRL
by Stage Tube - Jan 21, 2020

Netflix has released the trailer for Horse Girl, starring Alison Bre. In the film, Sarah (Brie), a socially isolated arts and crafts store employee, finds herself more content in the company of horses and supernatural crime shows than people. But when a series of strangely surreal dreams upend the simplicity of her waking life, Sarah struggles to distinguish her visions from reality.

SF Sketchfest Adds The Venture Bros, Mira Sorvino, Julie Hagerty, and More To 2020 Sa Photo SF Sketchfest Adds The Venture Bros, Mira Sorvino, Julie Hagerty, and More To 2020 San Francisco Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019

SF Sketchfest announces more additions to the lineup for the 19th annual San Francisco Comedy Festival happening January 9-26. A vital part of the Bay Area entertainment scene year after year, SF Sketchfest features something for everyone with more than 250 shows over 18 days in 20 venues with more than 900 performers including major comedy stars and the best up-and-coming comedians from around the world. SF Sketchfest features non-stop entertainment including sketch, stand-up, alternative comedy, music, improv, films, tributes, live podcasts, storytelling, family shows, workshops, panels and more. Tickets for all new shows and all previously announced shows are on sale now at sfsketchfest.com.

Focus Features Shares New Poster for PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN Photo Focus Features Shares New Poster for PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN
by TV News Desk - Dec 18, 2019

Focus Features has shared a new poster for its upcoming film PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN. From visionary director Emerald Fennell (Killing Eve) comes a delicious new take on revenge. Everyone said Cassie (Carey Mulligan) was a promising young woman ... until a mysterious event abruptly derailed her future.  But nothing in Cassie's life is what it appears to be: she's wickedly smart, tantalizingly cunning, and she's living a secret double life by night.  Now, an unexpected encounter is about to give Cassie a chance to right the wrongs of the past in this thrilling and wildly entertaining story. 

VIDEO: Carey Mulligan Stars in Trailer for PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN Photo VIDEO: Carey Mulligan Stars in Trailer for PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2019

Focus Features has released the trailer for PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN starring an all-star cast including Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, Alison Brie, Connie Britton, Adam Brody, Jennifer Coolidge, Laverne Cox, Max Greenfield, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chris Lowell, Sam Richardson, Molly Shannon, and Clancy Brown.

SF SKETCHFEST Announces Additions To Festival Lineup Photo SF SKETCHFEST Announces Additions To Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019

SF Sketchfest presented announces additions to the lineup for the 19th annual San Francisco Comedy Festival January 9-26, 2020.

Films from SLAVE PLAY's Jeremy O. Harris, Julie Taymor & More Join Line-Up at Sundanc Photo Films from SLAVE PLAY's Jeremy O. Harris, Julie Taymor & More Join Line-Up at Sundance Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced today the showcase of new independent feature films selected across all categories for the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. The Festival hosts screenings in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort, from January 23a?"February 2, 2020. The Sundance Film Festival is Sundance Institute's flagship public program, widely regarded as the largest American independent film festival and attended by more than 120,000 people and 1,300 accredited press, and powered by more than 2,000 volunteers last year.

Focus Features to Release PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN on April 17 Photo Focus Features to Release PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN on April 17
by TV News Desk - Nov 22, 2019

Focus Features will release PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN on Friday April 17, 2020 domestically in North America. 

BWW Invite: Get Up Close and Personal with LINDA VISTA Playwright Tracy Letts! Photo BWW Invite: Get Up Close and Personal with LINDA VISTA Playwright Tracy Letts!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

SAG-AFTRA Foundation and BroadwayWorld have partnered for a filmed Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City. Join us on Friday, October 18 (1PM) at the Robin Williams Center (247 West 54th Street) for a career reflection with Tracy Letts. Moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge!'

Greenwich Entertainment Acquires DIANA KENNEDY: NOTHING FANCY Photo Greenwich Entertainment Acquires DIANA KENNEDY: NOTHING FANCY
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

Greenwich Entertainment announced today the acquisition of North American distribution rights to Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy, the directorial debut of Elizabeth Carroll. The film about the celebrated chef of Mexican cuisine premiered to glowing reviews at SXSW and Hot Docs earlier this year.

Catch Up With Tracy Letts Before LINDA VISTA Takes Its Broadway Bow Photo Catch Up With Tracy Letts Before LINDA VISTA Takes Its Broadway Bow
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 10, 2019

See how Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winner, Tracy Letts, has been spending his time in the decade since his last work took its final New York bow.

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