THE NAKED AND THE DEAD Slated for Prestige Limited Television Series THE NAKED AND THE DEAD Slated for Prestige Limited Television Series
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2020

Norman Mailer's youngest son, John Buffalo Mailer, has entered into a partnership between Hivemind's Sean Daniel and Kathy Lingg, Washington Place Productions' Miles Mogulescu, and Mailer-Tuchman Media's Martin Tuchman and Jennifer Gelfer to produce a major limited series based on Norman Mailer's renowned novel, The Naked and the Dead. The deal was brokered by UTA. The partnership is packaging the project and seeking a top showrunner. (more...)

EXIT Theatre and EXIT Press To Present an Evening of One Dyke's Theater EXIT Theatre and EXIT Press To Present an Evening of One Dyke's Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019

Join EXIT Theatre's publishing arm, EXIT Press, for a very special book launch event for our newest publication, One Dyke's Theater (EXIT Press, June 2019), an anthology spanning the 40+ year playwriting career of Terry Baum. Together with book editor and Lilith Theater company member, Carolyn Myers, Terry Baum will perform and discuss excerpts from the plays in the book, including her award-winning HICK: a Love Story—recently performed at the 2019 San Francisco Fringe Festival. (more...)

DOC NYC Announces Full Lineup for 10th Edition DOC NYC Announces Full Lineup for 10th Edition
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

 DOC NYC, America's largest documentary festival, announced the full lineup for its expanded tenth anniversary edition, running November 6-15 at the IFC Center in Greenwich Village and Chelsea's SVA Theatre and Cinépolis Chelsea. The 2019 festival includes 136 feature-length documentaries among over 300 films and events overall, making this landmark year DOC NYC's biggest edition yet. Included are 28 world premieres 27 US or North American premieres and 59 NYC premieres, with more than 500 doc makers and special guests expected in person to present their films or participate on panels.  (more...)

EXIT Press Announces Publication Of Terry Baum's ONE DYKE'S THEATER EXIT Press Announces Publication Of Terry Baum's ONE DYKE'S THEATER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2019

EXIT Press announces publication of One Dyke's Theater (EXIT Press, June 11, 2019, 340 pp), by Terry Baum. An anthology spanning four decades of groundbreaking feminist playwriting from San Francisco's "slightly world-renowned Lesbian playwright." (more...)

Brownstone Poets Presents Cornelius Eady, Robert Gibbons, and JP Howard to Read at Park Plaza Restaurant on Sat., 1/26/19 at 2:30 PM Brownstone Poets Presents Cornelius Eady, Robert Gibbons, and JP Howard to Read at Park Plaza Restaurant on Sat., 1/26/19 at 2:30 PM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2019

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David Sonenberg Works to Develop Musical Adaptation of WHEN WE WERE KINGS David Sonenberg Works to Develop Musical Adaptation of WHEN WE WERE KINGS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

Producer David Sonenberg is bringing a musical version of his Academy Award winning film 'When We Were Kings', about the now-legendary 1974 Muhammad Ali/George Forman fight held in Zaire, Africa, to the stage. The book for the musical, adapted from the film and written by Shelley Marcus. The songs for the musical are R&B classics from the 1974 Zaire music festival, with the exception of 'Rumble In The Jungle', which was written by The Fugees for the film. A workshop is scheduled for the spring of 2019 with plans for a full stage musical production the following year. (more...)

HBO to Debut Roy Cohn Documentary HBO to Debut Roy Cohn Documentary
by TV News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

A documentary on infamous attorney Roy Cohn will debut on HBO in 2019, drawing on extensive, newly unearthed archival material to present the most revealing examination of him to date. Director Ivy Meeropol (“Indian Point,” HBO's “Heir to an Execution”), granddaughter of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, spent much of her life feeling both repelled and fascinated by the man who prosecuted the Rosenbergs in what became known as the “atomic spies” case, obtaining their convictions in federal court and then insisting on their executions. (more...)

The Public Stages One Night Only Performance of LOOKING FOR EUROPE The Public Stages One Night Only Performance of LOOKING FOR EUROPE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

The Public Theater has announced a special one-night-only performance of LOOKING FOR EUROPE, written and performed by philosopher, activist, and filmmaker Bernard-Henri Le?vy. (more...)

TNC Presents RECOVERY By Anne Marilyn Lucas TNC Presents RECOVERY By Anne Marilyn Lucas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

When there is a sick child in a family, says playwright Anne Marilyn Lucas, an entire family revolves around the child's illness.  In 2016 more American lives were taken by drug overdoses than were lost in the Vietnam War, according to the Centers for Disease Control, and deaths increased by 10.7%, to 72,000, the following year.  (more...)

Obie Awards Will Continue Despite Village Voice Shutdown Obie Awards Will Continue Despite Village Voice Shutdown
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2018

It was announced yesterday that the Village Voice, a longtime mainstay in New York City news, would cease all publication beginning Friday. The paper has sponsored the Obie Awards, which honor Off-Broadway theatre, since 1955, and questions began to circulate over what would happen to the ceremony now that the paper is no longer. (more...)

Freeform Releases its New Lineup of TV and Movie Offerings for July 2018 Freeform Releases its New Lineup of TV and Movie Offerings for July 2018
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

Freeform announces its programming schedule for July 2018, which includes all-new episodes of critically acclaimed series “The Bold Type” and breakout summer hit “Marvel's Cloak & Dagger” and epic celebrations continue with more episodes of “Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings.” Additionally, fan-favorite comedy “Young & Hungry” concludes after five hilarious seasons, on Wednesday, July 25. (more...)

Bay Street Theater's FROST/NIXON is Now in Rehearsal Bay Street Theater's FROST/NIXON is Now in Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the cast of FROST/ NIXON, the second production of 2018 Mainstage Season, is now in rehearsal in NYC. FROST/NIXON, a play by Peter Morgan, directed by Sarna Lapine, will run June 26 - July 22, 2018. Single tickets are now on sale, and tickets are also still available as part of a Mainstage Subscription. To purchase tickets and subscriptions, call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or purchase online at www.baystreet.org. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces FROST/NIXON As Second 2018 Mainstage Production Bay Street Theater Announces FROST/NIXON As Second 2018 Mainstage Production
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for the second production in their 2018 Mainstage Season: FROST/NIXON, a new play by Peter Morgan, directed by Sarna Lapine. The production will run from June 26 - July 22, 2018. Single tickets are now on sale, and tickets are also still available as part of a Mainstage Subscription. To purchase tickets and subscriptions, call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or purchase online at www.baystreet.org. (more...)

Kathleen Chalfant To Receive Obie Award For Lifetime Achievement Kathleen Chalfant To Receive Obie Award For Lifetime Achievement
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

The American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice announce that Tony Award-nominated and three-time Obie-winning actress Kathleen Chalfant will receive a special Obie Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 63rd Annual Obie Awards. (more...)

BWW Review: SWITZERLAND at Hudson Stage Company BWW Review: SWITZERLAND at Hudson Stage Company
by Peter Danish - Apr 24, 2018

The New York Premier of SWITZERLAND at the Hudson Stage Company (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents BREAKING BREAD WITH BALANCHINE Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents BREAKING BREAD WITH BALANCHINE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents 'Breaking Bread with Balanchine'on Sunday and Monday, April 8 and 9, 2018 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Suffolk University Theatre Department Announces ONE STATE, TWO STATE, RED STATE, BLUE STATE Suffolk University Theatre Department Announces ONE STATE, TWO STATE, RED STATE, BLUE STATE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

Inspired by the current political climate, Suffolk University Theatre Professor Wesley Savick brings a new musical to the Modern Theatre, one state, two state / red state, blue state. The musical features new songs in the indigenous American languages of folk, country, blues, jazz and Broadway. The story focuses on what happens when "Betty" and "Bill" - former lovers living on opposite sides of the country - rekindle their relationship after a long separation. (more...)

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary Of 1968 War Protests, Beatles & Stones “Revolution' With DID IT! Celebrate the 50th Anniversary Of 1968 War Protests, Beatles & Stones “Revolution' With DID IT!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

2018 is the 50th Anniversary of the 1968 political riots (led by Jerry Rubin & the Yippies) at the Chicago Democratic Convention. That same week in August saw the release of the Beatles single 'Revolution' and the Rolling Stones '45 'Street Fighting Man' – the perfect protest soundtrack.   (more...)

John Leguizamo Will Host This Year's Obie Awards John Leguizamo Will Host This Year's Obie Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President and CEO) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, CEO; Stephen Mooallem, Editor-in-Chief) are have just announced that the 63rd Annual Obie Awards will be held on Monday, May 21, 2018, and will move to a new venue, Terminal 5 (610 West 56th Street). Emmy and Obie-winning actor John Leguizamo, currently starring in Latin History for Morons on Broadway, will host. Tickets to the 2018 Obie Awards can be purchased at www.ObieAwards.com. (more...)

BWW Review: THE GREATEST: MUHAMMAD ALI at The Louisville Orchestra BWW Review: THE GREATEST: MUHAMMAD ALI at The Louisville Orchestra
by Keith Waits - Nov 14, 2017

It is not often that Louisville is treated to a World Premiere orchestral piece, but, lucky for us, we have a young talent of renown who serves as our orchestra's Music Director: Teddy Abrams. (more...)

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