Roger Ebert's Film Festival Announces 2020 DatesRoger Ebert's Film Festival Announces 2020 Dates
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2019

Roger Ebert's Film Festival, co-founded and hosted by Chaz Ebert and also known as 'Ebertfest,” announced today that the 22nd Annual Roger Ebert's Film Festival will take place April 15-18, 2020 at the Virginia Theatre in Champaign, IL with related talks and panel discussions to be held at the Hyatt Place in Champaign and at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. (more...)

Pointless Theatre Presents FOREST TREASPointless Theatre Presents FOREST TREAS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Pointless Theatre presents the world premiere of a newly commissioned work, inspired by the DC Sniper events. (more...)

Kansas City Interfaith Youth Alliance and the Faith Always Wins Foundation Will Show Mr. Rogers Movie to High Schoolers For MLK Day
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and TV's Fred Rogers had two things in common-they prioritized the beloved community, that we should all have the opportunity to be seen and heard by our neighbors regardless of identity affiliation; chosen or not. In this spirit of kindness and compassion, the Faith Always Wins Foundation (FAWF) and the Kansas City Interfaith Youth Alliance (KCIYA) are co-hosting a free screening of the documentary film 'Won't You Be My Neighbor' for high-school age students. The showing will take place on Martin Luther King Day, Monday, Jan. 21. The free film will be shown at AMC 20 Town Center followed by a panel discussion led by members of KCIYA's Leadership Team. Doors open at 4 p.m.; the film will begin at 4:30 p.m. with the program concluding by 7 p.m. (more...)

Guest Conductor Thomas Dausgaard Leads L.A. Chamber Orchestra With Guest Clarinetist Anthony McGillGuest Conductor Thomas Dausgaard Leads L.A. Chamber Orchestra With Guest Clarinetist Anthony McGill
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra presents celebrated clarinetist Anthony McGill, making his LACO debut, in a Baltic-influenced program led by guest conductor Thomas Dausgaard, Music Director Designate of the Seattle Symphony, on Saturday, October 27, 8 pm, at the Alex Theatre, and Sunday, October 28, 2018, 7 pm, at Royce Hall. McGill, Principal Clarinet of the New York Philharmonic, performs Nielsen's Clarinet Concerto, and the concerts also feature Sibelius' Symphony No. 3, Part's Silouan's Song and Grieg's Two Norwegian Airs. LACO's vibrant and engaging Orchestral Series showcases the ensemble's remarkable artistry and trademark mix of orchestral masterpieces and new works from today's leading composers, as well as the much-admired collaborative style between LACO artists. (more...)

Full Moon Unleashes First Film PUPPET MASTER: BLITZKRIEG MASSACREFull Moon Unleashes First Film PUPPET MASTER: BLITZKRIEG MASSACRE
by Movies News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

Full Moon's BUNKER OF BLOOD is an 8-part feature film series designed to shock and scare. Drawing from nearly three decades of cinematic splatter and freakish filmmaking, BUNKER OF BLOOD is a gory 'Greatest Hits' of the legendary studio's strangest and sickest sequences framed by an all new, outrageous narrative. Using lavish illustrated comic book panels to tell the twisted tale of the masochistic drifter and the mad 'guru of gore,' the series will drive viewers deep into the dark, dank depths of a madman's macabre lair. This stomach-churning adventure starts off with PUPPET MASTER: BLITZKRIEG MASSACRE, in which The Gore Collector culls the sickest moments from the 11-film deep PUPPET MASTER series, mashing them together with macabre music and brand new moments of body-breaking mayhem. (more...)

Full Moon Unleashes  First Film PUPPET MASTER: BLITZKRIEG MASSACRE - Available On Amazon Prime And StreamingFull Moon Unleashes First Film PUPPET MASTER: BLITZKRIEG MASSACRE - Available On Amazon Prime And Streaming
by Movies News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

Full Moon's BUNKER OF BLOOD is an 8-part feature film series designed to shock and scare. Drawing from nearly three decades of cinematic splatter and freakish filmmaking, BUNKER OF BLOOD is a gory 'Greatest Hits' of the legendary studio's strangest and sickest sequences framed by an all new, outrageous narrative.  Using lavish illustrated comic book panels to tell the twisted tale of the masochistic drifter and the mad 'guru of gore,' the series will drive viewers deep into the dark, dank depths of a madman's macabre lair.  This stomach-churning adventure starts off with PUPPET MASTER: BLITZKRIEG MASSACRE, in which The Gore Collector culls the sickest moments from the 11-film deep PUPPET MASTER series, mashing them together with macabre music and brand new moments of body-breaking mayhem.  (more...)

The Wilma Theater Presents The Bearded Ladies Cabaret's YOU CAN NEVER GO DOWN THE DRAINThe Wilma Theater Presents The Bearded Ladies Cabaret's YOU CAN NEVER GO DOWN THE DRAIN
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

Philadelphia's Bearded Ladies Cabaret returns to The Wilma Theater with You Can Never Go Down the Drain after their New York City run at La MaMa and Joe's Pub at the Public Theater. Mr. Rogers always said: no matter how bad things are, 'You can never go down the drain.' Using and abusing iconic songs from the children's show, John Jarboe, Artistic Director of Philadelphia's Bearded Ladies Cabaret, puts this idea to the test. For this performance, expect a goldfish funeral, gay romps into the land of make-believe, and some earnest questions about irony. You Can Never Go Down the Drain runs for ten performances between June 20th to July 1st at The Wilma Theater. (more...)

Royal Players Presents THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940Royal Players Presents THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

The Royal Theater and Johnston's Home Center proudly invite you to join us for an evening of mystery, suspense, and laughter, as they present 'The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940;' a hilarious high-society Who-dunnit murder mystery written by John Bishop. Brought to life by Director Tim Huddleston, with an All-Star cast and crew, it's sure to be a truly killer show. (more...)

Itty Bits, Non Player Characters And More Come To Go ComedyItty Bits, Non Player Characters And More Come To Go Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Go Comedy! welcomes the return of its Itty Bits improv tournament and the launch of its newest original comedy Non-Player Characters February 22. Tickets ($10-$18) are available now online at www.gocomedy.net and in person at the Go Comedy! Box office beginning at 6:00pm Wednesday-Sunday. (more...)

La MaMa's Series of One presents a Mr. Rogers-inspired Musical Children's Program for Adults in 2018La MaMa's Series of One presents a Mr. Rogers-inspired Musical Children's Program for Adults in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

Philadelphia's Bearded Ladies Cabaret returns to New York City with their brand new show, You Can Never Go Down the Drain: A Musical Children's Program for Adults in 2018, presented by La MaMa. Mr. Rogers always said: no matter how bad things are 'you can never go down the drain.' Using and abusing iconic songs from his children's show, Philadelphia's Bearded Ladies Cabaret put this idea to the test. For this workshop performance, expect a goldfish funeral, gay romps into the land of make-believe, and some earnest questions about irony. You Can Never Go Down the Drain runs for just four performances between February 3-9 at La MaMa's First Floor Theater. (more...)

ELECTRIC LUCIFER, Based on Bruce Haack's 1970s Concept Albums, Coming to The KitchenELECTRIC LUCIFER, Based on Bruce Haack's 1970s Concept Albums, Coming to The Kitchen
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

The Kitchen presents the world premiere of Jim Findlay's Electric Lucifer, an experimental rock opera based on the 1970s concept albums of the late Canadian electronic music pioneer Bruce Haack. (more...)

ELECTRIC LUCIFER, Based on Bruce Haack's 1970s Concept Albums, Coming to The KitchenELECTRIC LUCIFER, Based on Bruce Haack's 1970s Concept Albums, Coming to The Kitchen
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

The Kitchen presents the world premiere of Jim Findlay's Electric Lucifer, an experimental rock opera based on the 1970s concept albums of the late Canadian electronic music pioneer Bruce Haack. (more...)

ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL - THE OPERA to Make World Premiere in Montreal Next March
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

In celebration of Montréal's 375th anniversary, Opéra de Montréal is pleased to present the world premiere of ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL - THE OPERA, based on Roger Waters' legendary work, The Wall. (more...)

BWW Review: Bonnie Joy Sludikoff Shares Theatre as Therapy in BACKWARDS: A COMEDY (ABOUT TRAUMA)
by Shari Barrett - Sep 20, 2016

Solo Performance Artist Bonnie Joy Sludikoff has spent the last 2 years performing her 2014 Hollywood Fringe Hit, That's What She Didn't Say: A True Story of Taboo, Redemption, and Musical Theatre. But always feeling she had blown the chance to have dozens of important, meaningful conversations over the last three years, she's back now with an even bolder approach that shows the collision of rape culture and pop culture from her very personal perspective: BACKWARDS: A COMEDY (ABOUT TRAUMA) (more...)

Bonnie Joy Sludikoff Presents Solo Show BACKWARDS: A COMEDY (ABOUT TRAUMA)
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

LA Based Activist, Writer, and Solo Performer, Bonnie Joy Sludikoff is back with her second solo show, Backwards: A Comedy (About Trauma). (more...)

Roger Reaves Releases Memoir, SMUGGLER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Roger Reaves grew up a poor farm boy who went from making 'Moonshine' to becoming one of the most prolific smugglers of the 20 th century. He covered six continents; transporting 20 ton shiploads of hash, tons of cocaine, and completed more than one-hundred sorties across the US. Border with plane loads of marijuana. (more...)

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