Malibu International Film Festival 2015 Unveils Full Lineup of Films & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

The 16th edition of Malibu International Film Festival presented by Yelp proudly unveils the full lineup of films and special events that kicks off December 3 at Regal Cinemas Malibu with Chip Croft's powerful documentary Lost Compassion followed by the Opening Night Party at Cafe Habana. (more...)

BWW Reviews: FAT PIG Examines What It Takes To Live Up To Your Convictions
by Shari Barrett - May 3, 2014

FAT PIG tells the story of Tom (Jonathan Bray), a young career guy who hits it off with Helen (Deidra Edwards), a bright, sexy woman who happens to be plus-sized. As he reluctantly finds himself falling in love, Tom's colleagues (Kirsten Kollender and Nick Stabile) are brutal in their assessment of his new love. LaBute probes our carb-counting, extreme makeover nation by asking tough questions. How much has our relentless pursuit of beauty turned us into an uglier species? (more...)

Neil LaBute's FAT PIG Runs 4/26-6/1 at Hudson Mainstage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Cow. Slob. Pig. How many insults can you tolerate before taking a stand to defend the woman you love? Neil LaBute's provocative comedy, Fat Pig opens April 26 at the Hudson Mainstage in Hollywood. The revival, directed by Alexis Jacknow, features new material not seen before in L.A. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE TRIP BACK DOWN Misses Making it to the Checkered Flag
by Shari Barrett - Mar 2, 2014

While attempting to confront his career's inevitable downslide, unremarkable race car driver Bobby Horvath visits his family and friends back in Mansfield, Ohio, while trying to determine which way to go with his life. Over the course of numerous flashbacks, past and present collide as Bobby takes a serious look at where he has been and where he wants to be in the future. But if winning is all there is, it is going to be a long road for Bobby to make it to the finish line. (more...)

THE TRIP BACK DOWN to Open 2/21 at Whitefire Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Groupies, trophies and fast, beautiful cars. Is winning all there is? Terri Hanauer directs a rare revival of the celebrated Broadway drama that kick-started playwright/screenwriter John Bishop's career. Nick Stabile (Bride of Chucky, Dennis Wilson in ABC's award-winning The Beach Boys) heads the cast as once-great NASCAR racer Bobby Horvath in The Trip Back Down, opening Feb. 21 at the Whitefire Theatre. (more...)

Sony Movie Channel to Air Music Film Marathon This March
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2013

Friday nights are taking on a new tune as Sony Movie Channel (SMC) features music-themed blockbuster films each week in March. (more...)

SLOW DANCE IN MIDTOWN Opens 4/6 at Whitefire Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2012

Bella Vita Entertainment in association with the Whitefire Theatre (which is celebrating its 30th Anniversary) will present a world premiere play, SLOW DANCE IN MIDTOWN, written and directed by Elizabeth Sarnoff ("Lost," "Deadwod," Alcatraz") and stars Don Swayze, Meredith Scott Lynn, Nick Stabile and Tricia Small. SLOW DANCE IN MIDTOWN will preview on Tuesday, April 3; Wednesday, April 4 & Thursday, April 5 at 8pm and will open on Friday, April 6 and run through Saturday, May 12 at the Whitefire Theatre, 13500 Ventura Blvd. in Sherman Oaks. (more...)

SLOW DANCE IN MIDTOWN Opens 4/6 at Whitefire Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2012

Bella Vita Entertainment in association with the Whitefire Theatre (which is celebrating its 30th Anniversary) will present a world premiere play, SLOW DANCE IN MIDTOWN, written and directed by Elizabeth Sarnoff ("Lost," "Deadwod," Alcatraz") and stars Don Swayze, Meredith Scott Lynn, Nick Stabile and Tricia Small. SLOW DANCE IN MIDTOWN will preview on Tuesday, April 3; Wednesday, April 4 & Thursday, April 5 at 8pm and will open on Friday, April 6 and run through Saturday, May 12 at the Whitefire Theatre, 13500 Ventura Blvd. in Sherman Oaks. (more...)

FIREHOUSE Receives Three Encore Performances, 9/9-11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2011

FIREHOUSE by playwright, Pedro Antonio Garcia, directed by Bryan Rasmussen, consulting producer, Robert ‘Bobby' Moresco (co-writer CRASH), and produced by Laura Coker at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks, CA, will have its final three performances, Friday, September 9 and Saturday, September 10 at 8pm, with a special Sunday, September 11th performance at 5pm (PDT) dedicated to the firefighters who lost their lives on 9/11. (more...)

FIREHOUSE Receives Three Encore Performances, 9/9-11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2011

FIREHOUSE by playwright, Pedro Antonio Garcia, directed by Bryan Rasmussen, consulting producer, Robert ‘Bobby' Moresco (co-writer CRASH), and produced by Laura Coker at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks, CA, will have its final three performances, Friday, September 9 and Saturday, September 10 at 8pm, with a special Sunday, September 11th performance at 5pm (PDT) dedicated to the firefighters who lost their lives on 9/11. (more...)

FIREHOUSE Adds Three Encore Performances Sept. 9, 10 & 11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011

FIREHOUSE by playwright Pedro Antonio Garcia, directed by Bryan Rasmussen, consulting producer, Robert ‘Bobby' Moresco (co-writer CRASH), and produced by Laura Coker at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks, CA, will have its final three performances, Friday, September 9 and Saturday, September 10 at 8pm, with a special Sunday, September 11th performance at 5pm (PDT) dedicated to the firefighters who lost their lives on 9/11. (more...)

FIREHOUSE Adds Three Encore Performances Sept. 9, 10 & 11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2011

FIREHOUSE by playwright Pedro Antonio Garcia, directed by Bryan Rasmussen, consulting producer, Robert ‘Bobby' Moresco (co-writer CRASH), and produced by Laura Coker at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks, CA, will have its final three performances, Friday, September 9 and Saturday, September 10 at 8pm, with a special Sunday, September 11th performance at 5pm (PDT) dedicated to the firefighters who lost their lives on 9/11. (more...)

FIREHOUSE Receives Three Encore Performances, 9/9-11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2011

FIREHOUSE by playwright, Pedro Antonio Garcia, directed by Bryan Rasmussen, consulting producer, Robert ‘Bobby' Moresco (co-writer CRASH), and produced by Laura Coker at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks, CA, will have its final three performances, Friday, September 9 and Saturday, September 10 at 8pm, with a special Sunday, September 11th performance at 5pm (PDT) dedicated to the firefighters who lost their lives on 9/11. (more...)

Malibu Stage Co Closes the Curtain on HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2010

Malibu Stage Company will close its final offering in the 2009-2010 season, the Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning play HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, directed by Emmy Award winner Veronica Brady, on May 23. (more...)

Malibu Stage Co Presents HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE 4/30-5/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2010

Malibu Stage Company presents its final offering in the 2009-2010 season with the Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning play HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, directed by Emmy Award winner Veronica Brady. HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE opens Friday, April 30 and continues through Sunday, May 23 at the Malibu Repertory Theatre, 29243 Pacific Coast Hwy, in Malibu. (more...)

Malibu Stage Co Presents HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE 4/30-5/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2010

Malibu Stage Company presents its final offering in the 2009-2010 season with the Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning play HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, directed by Emmy Award winner Veronica Brady. HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE opens Friday, April 30 and continues through Sunday, May 23 at the Malibu Repertory Theatre, 29243 Pacific Coast Hwy, in Malibu. (more...)

Malibu Stage Co Presents HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE 4/30-5/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

Malibu Stage Company presents its final offering in the 2009-2010 season with the Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning play HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, directed by Emmy Award winner Veronica Brady. HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE opens Friday, April 30 and continues through Sunday, May 23 at the Malibu Repertory Theatre, 29243 Pacific Coast Hwy, in Malibu. (more...)

Richard Kind Leads Staged Reading of UNDER MY SKIN 9/17 In The McCune Founders Room
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2009

A starry, by-invitation-only staged reading of the new Broadway-bound play UNDER MY SKIN will be presented September 17th in the McCune Founders Room at the Granada Theatre, in Santa Barbara, California. (more...)

Richard Kind Leads Staged Reading of UNDER MY SKIN 9/17 In The McCune Founders Room
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2009

A starry, by-invitation-only staged reading of the new Broadway-bound play UNDER MY SKIN will be presented September 17th in the McCune Founders Room at the Granada Theatre, in Santa Barbara, California. (more...)

Photo Flash: HIGH FIDELITY Premieres At Route 66 Theatre Company 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2009

After 17 years, Tony n' Tina are heading on their honeymoon. Route 66 Theatre Company will present the Chicago premiere of HIGH FIDELITY in its first major production since its Broadway run in 2006. The show started previews August 8, 2009; opened Monday, August 17 at 7 p.m.; and will run through October 11, 2009 at the Tony n' Tina's Wedding space at Pipers Alley Theater. (more...)