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BWW Review: THE WAR OF THE WORLDS at Kentucky ShakespeareBWW Review: THE WAR OF THE WORLDS at Kentucky Shakespeare
by Keith Waits - Oct 15, 2018

On October 30, 1938, just before 8:00 pm, Americans gathered around the radio to listen to Mercury Theatre On The Air, an anthology series produced and hosted by Orson Welles. That evening's program, scripted by Howard Koch, was a modern-day adaptation of H.G. Well's The War of the Worlds, one of the first tales of alien invasion, in which Martians emerged from meteors to lay waste to all of the Earth's civilizations. Except that Koch, with help from producers John Houseman, Paul Stewart and Welles himself, structured the program to play, at least in the first moments, as special news bulletins interrupting a normal performance by a dance orchestra. The ruse seems thin even for the time, but Hitler had 'annexed' Austria a few months earlier, and was threatening to do more, so the program struck a chord and the resulting panic in the area in close proximity - Welles' Martians landed in a New Jersey pasture, sent East Coast residents scurrying across bridges and clogging highways. (more...)

Arts Centre Melbourne And The Australian Music Vault Presents Melbourne Music Bus TourArts Centre Melbourne And The Australian Music Vault Presents Melbourne Music Bus Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Back by popular demand, the previously sold out Melbourne Music Bus Tour returns this October for 12 guided tours until March 2019. Having had a successful first edition, Arts Centre Melbourne and the Australian Music Vault invite punters to jump on board to explore Melbourne's rich musical history. (more...)

Exquisite Corpse Company's THIS IS A DISTRACTION Continues With LILIYA + KILLJOYExquisite Corpse Company's THIS IS A DISTRACTION Continues With LILIYA + KILLJOY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

THIS IS A DISTRACTION - Exquisite Corpse Company's festival of original work - returns this Thursday with round two of new plays. Alexis Roblan's LILIYA and Alisa Zhulina's KILLJOY hit the stage in previews August 16th, and open Friday, August 17th. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At Exquisite Corpse Company's THIS IS A DISTRACTIONPhoto Flash: First Look At Exquisite Corpse Company's THIS IS A DISTRACTION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

Exquisite Corpse Company's month long festival of new work opened August 2nd and runs through August 26th.  The two plays currently running in rep (pictured here) include Phillip Christian Smith's The Chechens and Blake Bishton's Buffalo Buffalo.  The two plays run through August 12th.  Next to open include Alexis Roblan's Liliya and Alisa Zhulina's Kill Joy. (more...)

Exquisite Corpse Company Presents August Festival THIS IS A DISTRACTIONExquisite Corpse Company Presents August Festival THIS IS A DISTRACTION
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018

Exquisite Corpse Company is thrilled to announce upcoming festival, THIS IS A DISTRACTION. The festival, a culmination of the ECC's innaugural Playwrights-in-Residence cycle, offers up perspectives of distractions in our modern world. Presented within non-traditional performance space, The Parlour, the festival will feature an art gallery curated by ECC Artistic Director, Tess Howsam, and performances of four original one-act plays. (more...)

New Carpenters Tribute Band 'Top Of The World' Plays to Sellout CrowdsNew Carpenters Tribute Band 'Top Of The World' Plays to Sellout Crowds
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2018

Debbie Taylor's 'Top Of The World A Carpenters Tribute' successfully blends musical authenticity with soul stirring emotion. (more...)

Midtwenties Theatre Society and Red Gate Arts Society to Premiere ABOVE THE HOSPITALMidtwenties Theatre Society and Red Gate Arts Society to Premiere ABOVE THE HOSPITAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Newly formed Vancouver theatre company Midtwenties Theatre Society, along with Red Gate Arts Society, will present the world premiere of their first original theatre production, Above the Hospital, from Today, January 12 to Sunday, January 21, 2018 at the Red Gate Revue Stage. (more...)

New Carpenters Tribute Band 'Top Of The World' Plays to Sellout CrowdsNew Carpenters Tribute Band 'Top Of The World' Plays to Sellout Crowds
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Debbie Taylor's 'Top Of The World A Carpenters Tribute' successfully blends musical authenticity with soul stirring emotion. (more...)

Midtwenties Theatre Society and Red Gate Arts Society to Premiere ABOVE THE HOSPITALMidtwenties Theatre Society and Red Gate Arts Society to Premiere ABOVE THE HOSPITAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

Newly formed Vancouver theatre company Midtwenties Theatre Society, along with Red Gate Arts Society, will present the world premiere of their first original theatre production, Above the Hospital, from Friday, January 12 to Sunday, January 21, 2018 at the Red Gate Revue Stage. (more...)

Netflix Announces Original Documentary Feature on Filmmaker Orson Welles
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

Netflix announced today that filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom, Best of Enemies) will direct an original feature documentary contextualizing the final fifteen years of maverick auteur Orson Welles' life. (more...)

Orson Welles' CITIZEN KANE 75th Anniversary Blu-ray Arrives Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

To mark the 75th anniversary of Orson Welles' cinematic masterpiece CITIZEN KANE, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) will release a new Blu-ray and DVD on November 15 (more...)

Orson Welles' CITIZEN KANE 75th Anniversary Blu-ray Arrives 11/15
by Movies News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

To mark the 75th anniversary of Orson Welles' cinematic masterpiece CITIZEN KANE, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) will release a new Blu-ray and DVD on November 15 (more...)

Royal Canadian Theatre Company's DRACULA Heads to Maple Ridge This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

The Royal Canadian Theatre Company is pleased to present the most famous of all gothic tales, DRACULA, from tonight, October 27 to Saturday, October 31 in Maple Ridge at The ACT (11944 Haney Place) at 8:00pm, with an additional matinee performance on Halloween at 3:00pm. (more...)

Royal Canadian Theatre Company's DRACULA Heads to Maple Ridge, Oct 27-31
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

The Royal Canadian Theatre Company is pleased to present the most famous of all gothic tales, DRACULA, from Tuesday, October 27 to Saturday, October 31 in Maple Ridge at The ACT (11944 Haney Place) at 8:00pm, with an additional matinee performance on Halloween at 3:00pm. (more...)

Royal Canadian Theatre Company's DRACULA Continues thru 10/24 at Metro Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

The Royal Canadian Theatre Company is pleased to present the most famous of all gothic tales, DRACULA, through tomorrow, October 24 in Vancouver at Metro Theatre (1370 SW Marine Drive) at 8:00pm, with an additional matinee performance on October 24 at 4:00pm. (more...)

Fuse Premieres Its First Scripted Series THE HUSTLE Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2013

National music television network Fuse previously announced that THE HUSTLE, the network's first foray into scripted programming, will premiere tonight, June 19 at 11pm/10c. (more...)

Fuse to Premiere Its First Scripted Series THE HUSTLE, 6/19
by TV News Desk - Jun 6, 2013

National music television network Fuse today announced that THE HUSTLE, the network's first foray into scripted programming, will premiere Wednesday, June 19 at 11pm/10c. (more...)

SILENCE!, COUGAR and More Join Off-Broadway Panel Discussion at Snapple Theater Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2013

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing firms, will hold another in its series of seminars focused on the culture, business and history of Off Broadway today, February 3rd. (more...)

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