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Kate Shindle, Janet Dacal, and More Will Join Harry Connick, Jr in Paper Mill's THE STINGKate Shindle, Janet Dacal, and More Will Join Harry Connick, Jr in Paper Mill's THE STING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced today the cast and creative team of the world premiere production of the new musical The Sting, based on the 1973 film, and with book by Bob Martin, music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann & Greg Kotis with Harry Connick, Jr. (more...)

American Political Drama Series 'Madam Secretary' to Premiere on WE tv Starting 3/7 at 7PMAmerican Political Drama Series 'Madam Secretary' to Premiere on WE tv Starting 3/7 at 7PM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

American Political Drama Series 'Madam Secretary' to Premiere on WE tv Starting Wednesday, March 7 at 7PM (more...)

MacGillivray Freeman Films, Brand USA, and Sponsoring Partners Launch AMERICA'S MUSICAL JOURNEYMacGillivray Freeman Films, Brand USA, and Sponsoring Partners Launch AMERICA'S MUSICAL JOURNEY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

America's Musical Journey, the new 3D documentary for IMAX and giant screen theaters,will hold itsworldpremieres on Thursday, February 15, at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museumand Friday, February 16, at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.The movie will open globally this Friday, February 16, in select IMAXand giant screen theatres with a roll out expansion planned throughout the year through the Fall of 2018 and beyond.This is the second film that MacGillivray Freeman Films has produced in association with Brand USA and Expedia as the presenting partners.America's Musical Journey marks Air Canada's first time as a presenting sponsor. The new film celebrates the unique diversity of cultures and creative innovations that characterize America, as told through the story of its music. (more...)

Science Channel Three-Part Docu-Series to Offer Revealing Look at History of Computer and Tech IndustryScience Channel Three-Part Docu-Series to Offer Revealing Look at History of Computer and Tech Industry
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Science Channel Three-Part Docu-Series to Offer Revealing Look at History of Computer and Tech Industry (more...)

Harry Connick Jr. to Star in the World Premiere of THE STING in Pre-Broadway Engagement at Paper Mill PlayhouseHarry Connick Jr. to Star in the World Premiere of THE STING in Pre-Broadway Engagement at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced today Harry Connick, Jr. will star as Henry Gondorff in the world-premiere production of The Sting.  The musical is based on the 1973 film, and will have its world premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse for a limited run from March 29 through April 29, 2018, with book by Bob Martin, music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann &Greg Kotis with Harry Connick, Jr.  In addition, the score will contain music by Scott Joplin including 'The Entertainer.' (more...)

getTV Salutes 20th Century Pioneers In Honor Of Black History MonthgetTV Salutes 20th Century Pioneers In Honor Of Black History Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

getTV Salutes 20th Century Pioneers In Honor Of Black History Month (more...)

getTV Honors Black History Month with Salute to Artists from Richard Pryor, Flip Wilson & Sammy Davis Jr. to Lena Horne, Diana Ross & MoregetTV Honors Black History Month with Salute to Artists from Richard Pryor, Flip Wilson & Sammy Davis Jr. to Lena Horne, Diana Ross & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2018

This month, getTV is commemorating Black History Month with a salute the 20thCentury's pioneers who triumphantly overcame societal barriers and paved the way for today's generation of artists and entertainers in the areas of drama, comedy and music. (more...)

Old Globe Opens Season with World Premiere of HEART OF ROCK AND ROLLOld Globe Opens Season with World Premiere of HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

The Old Globe today announced that its 2018-2019 Season will kick off with the world premiere of the new musical Heart of Rock and Roll, inspired by the songs of Huey Lewis and the News, featuring a book by Jonathan Abrams and story by Tyler Mitchell and Jonathan Abrams. It will be directed by Gordon Greenberg with choreography by Lorin Latarro and music supervision, arrangements, and orchestrations by Brian Usifer. Heart of Rock and Roll will bepresented by special arrangement with Tyler Mitchell, W. Leo Kiely, Bill Kiely, Whitney Kiely Moehle, and Tamar Climan. Mr. Lewis released a brief video to Rolling Stone about the show (with a surprise guest cameo)-click here to see for yourself! (more...)

ATTACK OF THE SOUTHERN FRIED ZOMBIES To Be Released On DVD and Digital Platforms This MarchATTACK OF THE SOUTHERN FRIED ZOMBIES To Be Released On DVD and Digital Platforms This March
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

Gravitas Ventures has released the official poster and set March 13, 2018 as the release date for Director Mark Newton's Attack of the Southern Fried Zombies on DVD and all digital platforms.  The film, f.k.a. Kudzu Zombies, which won the honor of 'Goriest Film' at the 2017 FANtastic Horror Film Festival in San Diego, will also be released in select theatres, announced Daniel Wood, p.g.a. (more...)

Powerful New Blues History Docu-series Premieres on Amazon Prime for Black History MonthPowerful New Blues History Docu-series Premieres on Amazon Prime for Black History Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

The three-part series Monochrome: Black, White & Blue featuring Morgan Freeman, Chuck Berry, Bill Wyman, B.B. King, Jake Bugg, Carlos Santana, Ronnie Wood, Eric Clapton, Robert Cray and many more, will explore the deep-routed history of blues music in America - available exclusively on Prime Video, through Amazon Video Direct, from Monday February 12, 2018. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on MADAM SECRETARY on CBS - Sunday, March 4, 2018Scoop: Coming Up on MADAM SECRETARY on CBS - Sunday, March 4, 2018
by TV Scoop - Feb 8, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on MADAM SECRETARY , airing on CBS on Sunday, March 4, 2018! (more...)

Public Theater Announces Casting for Lynn Nottage's MLIMA'S TALEPublic Theater Announces Casting for Lynn Nottage's MLIMA'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced complete casting today for the world premiere of MLIMA'S TALE, written by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage. Directed by Obie Award winner Jo Bonney, MLIMA'S TALE continues The Public's Astor Anniversary Season at their landmark downtown home on Lafayette Street, celebrating 50 years of new work and the 50th Anniversary of HAIR. MLIMA'S TALE begins performances on Tuesday, March 27 and runs through Sunday, May 20 in The Public's Martinson Hall, with an official press opening on Sunday, April 15. (more...)

SAG Awards Announce 2019 Air DateSAG Awards Announce 2019 Air Date
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

According to Deadline, the SAG Awards have set the date for the 2019 awards ceremony on TNT and TBS. The show will be held on Sunday, January 27, 2019. Read more about it from Deadline here! (more...)

getTV Salutes 20th Century Pioneers In Honor Of Black History MonthgetTV Salutes 20th Century Pioneers In Honor Of Black History Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

This month, getTV is commemorating Black History Month with a salute to the 20 th Century's pioneers who triumphantly overcame societal barriers and paved the way for today's generation of artists and entertainers in the areas of drama, comedy and music. (more...)

THIS IS US Creator Dan Fogelman Named Television Showman Of The Year By ICG PublicistsTHIS IS US Creator Dan Fogelman Named Television Showman Of The Year By ICG Publicists
by TV News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

Dan Fogelman, creator and executive producer of the NBC drama This Is Us, one of the most lauded television shows of the past two years, will be named Television Showman of the Year at the 55th Annual International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists Awards honoring excellence in publicity and promotion for motion pictures and television programs, to be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel onFriday, March 2. (more...)

Theatre And Film Talent Agent Jeff Hunter Dies At Age 91Theatre And Film Talent Agent Jeff Hunter Dies At Age 91
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Former theatrical and motion picture talent agent Jeff Hunter died on Saturday, January 27, at age 91. (more...)

PepsiCo Debuts Star-Studded Joint Advertisement For Doritos Blaze And MTN DEW ICE' Ahead Of Super Bowl LIIPepsiCo Debuts Star-Studded Joint Advertisement For Doritos Blaze And MTN DEW ICE' Ahead Of Super Bowl LII
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Doritos Blaze and MTN DEW ICE today unveiled their joint advertisement airing during Super Bowl LII on Feb. 4. Titled "Doritos Blaze vs. MTN DEW ICE," the :60 in-game advertisement (watch here) pairs Morgan Freeman and Missy Elliott for MTN DEW ICE to take on Peter Dinklage and Busta Rhymes for Doritos Blaze in an unforgettable lip-sync rap battle. (more...)

Science Channel Premieres Doc Series SILICON VALLEY: THE UNTOLD STORY TonightScience Channel Premieres Doc Series SILICON VALLEY: THE UNTOLD STORY Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

SILICON VALLEY: THE UNTOLD STORY premieres Sunday, January 28 at 8, 9 and 10 p.m. It is produced with support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 1/25-2/1 on CBSScoop: Upcoming Guests on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 1/25-2/1 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Jan 25, 2018

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 1/25-2/1 on CBS (more...)

Academy Award-Winning Actor Morgan Freeman To Narrate AMERICA'S MUSICAL JOURNEYAcademy Award-Winning Actor Morgan Freeman To Narrate AMERICA'S MUSICAL JOURNEY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

MacGillivray Freeman Films today announced that Academy Award-winning actor, Morgan Freeman, will narrate America's Musical Journey,the company's newest 3D documentary for IMAX and giant screen theatres. America's Musical Journey, produced in association with Brand USA and presented by Expedia, will be opening in select museums and institutions beginning February 16 th. The film celebrates the rich cultural diversity of America as seen through the story of its music. (more...)

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