Decades to Premiere RFK ASSASSINATION: 50 YEARS LATER TV Special June 4th, 2018Decades to Premiere RFK ASSASSINATION: 50 YEARS LATER TV Special June 4th, 2018
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2018

DECADES Network, the multicast TV network from Weigel Broadcasting Co. and CBS Television Stations, recalls the heroism and tragedy of Robert F. Kennedy in the 6th installment of “Decades Presents: 1968” which premieres nationwide onMonday, June 4th at 9P ET/6P PT. This hour-long look at the poignant political career and far-reaching impact of the man we know as RFK, chronicles his journey out of his brother's shadow to the apex of national political leadership, including his long shot run for the presidency and the shock and outpouring of grief that followed his assassination. (more...)

BWW Interview: Songwriter Allee Willis brings her Crazy, Fun Show ALLEE WILLIS LOVES DETROIT! to the City Theatre In DetroitBWW Interview: Songwriter Allee Willis brings her Crazy, Fun Show ALLEE WILLIS LOVES DETROIT! to the City Theatre In Detroit
by Julie Yolles - May 17, 2018

Allee Willis loves Detroit.  So much so that the Detroit native named her one-woman show, ALLEE WILLIS LOVES DETROIT!  And fans are invited to party and sing along with her at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 18-19 at Detroit's City Theatre. The Grammy, Tony, Emmy and Webby award-winning-and-nominated songstress--writer of many mega-hits including Earth, Wind & Fire's 'September' and 'Boogie Wonderland;' 'Neutron Dance,' the theme from television's 'Friends' and Broadway's Oprah-produced musical The Color Purple has been defending 'The D' from her kitschy Pepto-Bismol-pink house in North Hollywood, Calif. for over 40 years. (more...)

History Honors the Life and Legacy of Robert F. Kennedy in 'RFK: The Kennedy Family Remembers' Premiering 6/4 at 10PMHistory Honors the Life and Legacy of Robert F. Kennedy in 'RFK: The Kennedy Family Remembers' Premiering 6/4 at 10PM
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

History Honors the Life and Legacy of Robert F. Kennedy in 'RFK: The Kennedy Family Remembers' (more...)

Rep. John Lewis Keynotes As Four Youth Activist Groups Awarded RFK Human Rights AwardRep. John Lewis Keynotes As Four Youth Activist Groups Awarded RFK Human Rights Award
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

???????Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights today announced that the organization will present four youth activist groups with the internationally-recognized Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award on June 5, 2018 at The Kennedy Caucus Room on Capitol Hill. (more...)

The Paley Center for Media Adds New Events to Spring 2018 SeasonThe Paley Center for Media Adds New Events to Spring 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

The Paley Center for Media announced today the latest selections for its PaleyLive Spring 2018 season: Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and The Unseen Robert F. Kennedy. Both programs will take place at the Paley Center's New York location. (more...)

The Actors Fund to Honor Chita Rivera, Uma Thurman, Warren Beatty, and Kenny Leon at Annual GalaThe Actors Fund to Honor Chita Rivera, Uma Thurman, Warren Beatty, and Kenny Leon at Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, will hold its Annual Gala on Monday, May 14, 2018. The evening will celebrate Academy Award-winning actor and filmmaker Warren Beatty, Tony Award-winning Broadway and film director Kenny Leon, currently director of Children of a Lesser God on Broadway, two-time Tony Award-winning actress, singer and dancer Chita Rivera, and Golden Globe-winning, Academy Award and Emmy-nominated actress Uma Thurman. Mr. Beatty, Mr. Leon, Ms. Rivera and Ms. Thurman will be awarded The Actors Fund's Medal of Honor. The event begins with 6 pm cocktails followed by a 7 pm dinner and tribute at the New York Marriott Marquis. The evening will include special tribute performances by guests to be announced. (more...)

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend Speaks On 'Strength Of Service' At Elizabethtown College 4/24Kathleen Kennedy Townsend Speaks On 'Strength Of Service' At Elizabethtown College 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

Former Maryland lieutenant governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend speaks at Elizabethtown College at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 24, as the keynote for the College's Scholarship and Creative Arts Days. (more...)

ELVIS PRESLEY: THE SEARCHER, Two Part Music Documentary Chronicling His Creative Journey Debuts 4/14 On HBOELVIS PRESLEY: THE SEARCHER, Two Part Music Documentary Chronicling His Creative Journey Debuts 4/14 On HBO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

He was a boy from Tupelo who grew up to become the biggest star in music. Along the way, he absorbed a staggering range of influences, creating a revolutionary sound in his lifelong search for self-expression. (more...)

BWW Review: THE GREAT SOCIETY Shines at Dallas Theater CenterBWW Review: THE GREAT SOCIETY Shines at Dallas Theater Center
by Amanda England - Mar 18, 2018

It is the story of a brilliant leader, masterful negotiator, and egotistical political figure who presided over the United States during a period of incredible transformation. (more...)

HBO To Premiere ELVIS PRESLEY: THE SEARCHER Documentary April 14HBO To Premiere ELVIS PRESLEY: THE SEARCHER Documentary April 14
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

He was a boy from Tupelo who grew up to become the biggest star in music. Along the way, he absorbed a staggering range of influences, creating a revolutionary sound in his lifelong search for self-expression. (more...)

Netflix To Release Four-Hour Documentary Series BOBBY KENNEDY FOR PRESIDENT 4/27Netflix To Release Four-Hour Documentary Series BOBBY KENNEDY FOR PRESIDENT 4/27
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

On March 16, 1968, Robert F. Kennedy declared his candidacy for President of the United States in the U.S. Senate Caucus Room, the exact location where his late brother John F. Kennedy had proclaimed his candidacy in 1960. Today, which marks 50 years to that day, Netflix announced that acclaimed director Dawn Porter's (Gideon's Army, Spies of Mississippi, Trapped) new original documentary series Bobby Kennedy For President will launch globally on April 27, 2018. (more...)

DTC presents THE GREAT SOCIETY, Co-Produced with Houston's Alley TheatreDTC presents THE GREAT SOCIETY, Co-Produced with Houston's Alley Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

2017 Regional Theatre Tony Award Recipient Dallas Theater Center (DTC) presents The Great Society at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre. A co-production with the Alley Theatre and directed by DTC Enloe/Rose Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty, The Great Society begins on March 9 and runs through April 1. A Pay-What-You-Can performance will be Sunday, March 11 at 7:30 p.m., and Press Night will be Tuesday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets to The Great Society are on sale now at www.DallasTheaterCenter.org and by phone at (214) 880-0202. (more...)

BWW Review: Schenkkan and LBJ Make GREAT SOCIETY at the Alley TheatreBWW Review: Schenkkan and LBJ Make GREAT SOCIETY at the Alley Theatre
by Katricia Lang - Feb 11, 2018

THE GREAT SOCIETY does not match the power of its predecessor. But ALL THE WAY is hard to match. And THE GREAT SOCIETY is a fine play in its own right. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE GREAT SOCIETY Celebrates Opening Night at Arena StagePhoto Flash: THE GREAT SOCIETY Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

Robert Schenkkan's The Great Society, the second half of the epic drama about President Lyndon Baines Johnson, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, following the theater's critically acclaimed 2016 run of All the Way. (more...)

Park Avenue Armory presents LOOKING BACK | LOOKING FORWARDPark Avenue Armory presents LOOKING BACK | LOOKING FORWARD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

On Saturday, February 17, 2018, artists, activists, academics, and community leaders will gather at the Park Avenue Armory for Looking Back | Looking Forward, a symposium of conversations, performances, salons and open studios exploring artistic, social, and political perspectives on the fiftieth anniversary of the extraordinary world-changing events of 1968. Looking Back | Looking Forward marks the second annual Culture in a Changing America gathering at the Armory, and launches the 2018 season of the Interrogations of Form series. The event is presented in collaboration with The Aspen Institute Arts Program and ArtChangeUS. (more...)

THE 60'S FESTIVAL Kicks Off In January with A Tribute To Dr. Martn Luther King Jr. and More!THE 60'S FESTIVAL Kicks Off In January with A Tribute To Dr. Martn Luther King Jr. and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Beginning this month, Carnegie Hall presents The '60s: The Years that Changed America, a citywide festival from January 14-March 24, 2018, featuring an expansive array of events to be presented at Carnegie Hall and at more than 35 leading partner cultural institutions throughout New York City and beyond. This special exploration of the '60s invites audiences to explore this turbulent decade through the lens of arts and culture, including music's role as a meaningful vehicle to inspire social change. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Arena Stage's THE GREAT SOCIETYPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Arena Stage's THE GREAT SOCIETY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

Robert Schenkkan's The Great Society, the second half of the epic drama about President Lyndon Baines Johnson, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, following the theater's critically acclaimed 2016 run of All the Way. Kyle Donnelly returns to Arena Stage to helm this political thrill ride that shines a bright, clear light on a pivotal moment in American history (New York Times). (more...)

Photo Flash: Alec Baldwin, Usher & More Attend Ripple of Hope AwardsPhoto Flash: Alec Baldwin, Usher & More Attend Ripple of Hope Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Last night, on December 13, The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights hosted the annual Ripple of Hope Awards dinner at the New York Hilton that raised over $3 Million. (more...)

Jack Willis Returns as President Lyndon Baines Johnson in THE GREAT SOCIETYJack Willis Returns as President Lyndon Baines Johnson in THE GREAT SOCIETY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Robert Schenkkan's The Great Society, the second half of the epic drama about President Lyndon Baines Johnson, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, following the theater's critically acclaimed 2016 run of All the Way. Kyle Donnelly returns to Arena Stage to helm this political thrill ride that shines a bright, clear light on a pivotal moment in American history (New York Times). Chronicling LBJ's second term as he seeks to maintain his relationship with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and complete a raft of impossibly ambitious social policy projects, The Great Society runs February 2-March 11, 2018 on the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

STCL Houston to Host STATE OF TEXAS V. LEE HARVEY OSWALD Mock Trial with JFK ExpertsSTCL Houston to Host STATE OF TEXAS V. LEE HARVEY OSWALD Mock Trial with JFK Experts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

The courtroom drama that never occurred now will be held live... featuring world-renowned JFK assassination experts. (more...)

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