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Harry Connick, Jr. Announces Show At The London PalladiumHarry Connick, Jr. Announces Show At The London Palladium
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

GRAMMY and Emmy Award winner Harry Connick, Jr., today announces a U.K. show at the iconic London Palladium. Hailed for his live and recorded musical performances, the Tony nominated Broadway male lead brings 'A New Orleans Tricentennial Celebration' tour to the capital on 10 October 2018. Tickets go on sale on 20 July 2018 at 9am at LiveNation.co.uk.  (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- THE BOYS IN THE BAND's Matt BomerExclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- THE BOYS IN THE BAND's Matt Bomer
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jul 2, 2018

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

SNL Vets Jon Lovitz, Darrell Hammond, Chris Kattan & Finesse Mitchell Bring Comedy to the CT StageSNL Vets Jon Lovitz, Darrell Hammond, Chris Kattan & Finesse Mitchell Bring Comedy to the CT Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

Veterans of SNL: Jon Lovitz, Darrell Hammond, Chris Kattan & Finesse Mitchell bring an evening of stand-up to Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, July 28th. Presented by Comix, the hilarious former SNL cast will be live at 8:00pm. (more...)

BWW Picks Stars We'd Love to See in Female GLENGARRY GLEN ROSSBWW Picks Stars We'd Love to See in Female GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

Our team put our heads together to figure out who we'd want to appear in the production! Check out some of our picks below - and join in the coversation on Facebook and Twitter to share your thoughts! (more...)

Rafael Moreno's FOTOS to Close 2018 Playreading Series at Billie Holiday TheatreRafael Moreno's FOTOS to Close 2018 Playreading Series at Billie Holiday Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

A staged reading of Rafael Moreno's family drama Fotos, which played to packed houses and critical acclaim last summer at The Producers Club, will close the 2017 -2018 season of the prestigious Frank Silvera Writers Workshop at the Billie Holiday Theatre in Brooklyn on Monday June 18. (more...)

BWW Interview: New Film 'Landing Up' Focuses on Hardships of Homeless WomenBWW Interview: New Film 'Landing Up' Focuses on Hardships of Homeless Women
by Nicole Ciravolo - May 16, 2018

'Landing Up' (Bold Compass Films) is a story about a girl with nothing to lose and everything to hide, directed by Dani Tenenbaum and produced/written by Stacey Maltin. The film is to be released on DVD, as well as on-demand through iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play on May 15, 2018. Check out BroadwayWorld's exclusive interview with lead actress and writer Stacey Maltin, leading man Ben Rappaport, and director Dani Tenenbaum here! (more...)

SOME LIKE IT HOT Musical Adaptation in the Works from Producers Craig Zadan & Neil Meron, Casey Nicholaw to DirectSOME LIKE IT HOT Musical Adaptation in the Works from Producers Craig Zadan & Neil Meron, Casey Nicholaw to Direct
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The Shubert Organization and movie/television/theatre producers Craig Zadan & Neil Meron, fresh off their juggernaut NBC television event "Jesus Christ Superstar LIVE," announced today that they have acquired the coveted rights to adapt Some Like It Hot as an all-new musical for the stage from Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios. (more...)

Ashley Park & Sean Carvajal Receive Actors Equity's Clarence Derwent AwardAshley Park & Sean Carvajal Receive Actors Equity's Clarence Derwent Award
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

The Actors' Equity Foundation's 2018 Clarence Derwent Awards for most promising female and male performers on the New York metropolitan scene have gone to Ashley Park (Mean Girls, KPOP) and Sean Carvajal (Jesus Hopped the A Train). (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center May Announcements and UpdatesFilm Society of Lincoln Center May Announcements and Updates
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

The Film Society of Lincoln Center is devoted to supporting the art and elevating the craft of cinema. The only branch of the world-renowned arts complex Lincoln Center to shine a light on the everlasting yet evolving importance of the moving image, this nonprofit organization was founded in 1969 to celebrate American and international film. Via year-round programming and discussions; its annual New York Film Festival; and its publications, including Film Comment, the U.S.'s premier magazine about films and film culture, the Film Society endeavors to make the discussion and appreciation of cinema accessible to a broader audience, as well as to ensure that it will remain an essential art form for years to come. (more...)

Former Artistic Director Of Theatre Royal Stratford East Kerry Kyriacos Michael Receives Freedom Of The City Of LondonFormer Artistic Director Of Theatre Royal Stratford East Kerry Kyriacos Michael Receives Freedom Of The City Of London
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Former Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East, Kerry Kyriacos Michael received The Freedom of the City of London at Guildhall on Friday 20 April. Kerry was nominated for his contribution to the arts and for his collaboration with the Barbican, by Sir Nicholas Kenyon, Managing Director of The Barbican Centre. The Freedom is offered to individuals by the City of London Corporation to celebrate a significant achievement and to pay tribute to their outstanding contribution to London or public life. (more...)

The Chainsmokers, Dierks Bentley, And Cyndi Lauper Perform At WE DayThe Chainsmokers, Dierks Bentley, And Cyndi Lauper Perform At WE Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Today the world's largest youth empowerment event, WE Day, returns to The "Fabulous" Forum for the third year in celebration of young people committed to making a difference. (more...)

Photo Flash: Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents SISTER ACTPhoto Flash: Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents SISTER ACT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

SISTER ACT, based on the Touchstone Motion Picture, tells the hilarious story of Deloris Van Cartier, a disco diva, whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder. Under protective custody she is hidden in the one place she won't be found - a Convent! Disguised as a nun and under the suspicious watch of the Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, sisterhood and music. (more...)

MLIMA'S TALE Extends Through June 3MLIMA'S TALE Extends Through June 3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced today a two-week extension for the world premiere of MLIMA'S TALE. Written by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage and 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 will now run two additional weeks through Sunday, June 3. (more...)

Photo Flash: Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents SISTER ACTPhoto Flash: Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents SISTER ACT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

SISTER ACT, based on the Touchstone Motion Picture, tells the hilarious story of Deloris Van Cartier, a disco diva, whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder. Under protective custody she is hidden in the one place she won't be found - a Convent! Disguised as a nun and under the suspicious watch of the Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, sisterhood and music. (more...)

Brief 4/9: Read the MEAN GIRLS Reviews, Full List of Olivier Winners, and MoreBrief 4/9: Read the MEAN GIRLS Reviews, Full List of Olivier Winners, and More
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 9, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: the reviews are in for Mean Girls, which opened last night on Broadway. Plus, find out who took home Olivier Awards at last night's ceremony! (more...)

Kravis Center To Present THE MOUNTAINTOPKravis Center To Present THE MOUNTAINTOP
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

???????L.A. Theatre Works has announced the casting of stage, film and television stars Karen Malina White and Gilbert Glenn Brown for their upcoming tour of the Olivier Award-winning hit play, The Mountaintop. As the nation honors the 50th anniversary of his passing, the fictional tale of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s last night alive comes to the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts as a part of the Center's P.E.A.K. Series April 20 - 21, 2018. (more...)

New York Festivals TV & Film Awards Honors Greg MacGillivray with 2018 Lifetime Achievement AwardNew York Festivals TV & Film Awards Honors Greg MacGillivray with 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

New York Festivals Television & Film Awards will honor Greg MacGillivray, Chairman/Director of MacGillivray Freeman Films with the 8th annual New York Festivals Lifetime Achievement Award. (more...)

WE Day California Unites 16,000 Young Change-Makers with Selena Gomez, Jackie Corin, Jennifer Anniston & MoreWE Day California Unites 16,000 Young Change-Makers with Selena Gomez, Jackie Corin, Jennifer Anniston & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

WE Day California Unites 16,000 Young Change-Makers with Selena Gomez, Jackie Corin, Jennifer Anniston & More (more...)

Meredith Vieira To Host THE GREAT AMERICAN READ At PBSMeredith Vieira To Host THE GREAT AMERICAN READ At PBS
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

PBS announced today that television personality and journalist Meredith Vieira will host THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a new eight-part television series launching on PBS stations with a two-hour special event on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. In THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, Vieira will take viewers on a journey across the country to uncover the nation's 100 most-loved novels, the people who love them and their authors. (more...)

Jennifer Aniston, Morgan Freeman, Selena Gomez, & More to Attend WE Day 4/19Jennifer Aniston, Morgan Freeman, Selena Gomez, & More to Attend WE Day 4/19
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

The world's largest youth empowerment event, WE Day, is returning to southern California on April 19, 2018 at The “Fabulous” Forum. An unparalleled celebration of young people committed to making a difference, WE Day California will bring together over 16,000 students and educators from across the state for a powerful, life-changing experience featuring renowned speakers, innovative thought leaders and celebrity performers. WE Day California will be filmed for a one-hour national televised broadcast special airing on ABC on August 17, 2018 at 8P ET/7P CT. (more...)

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