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Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill to Receive 2017 Cronkite AwardJudy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill to Receive 2017 Cronkite Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

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Photo Coverage: The New Group Honors Ed Harris & Amy Madigan at Spring Gala!Photo Coverage: The New Group Honors Ed Harris & Amy Madigan at Spring Gala!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 8, 2016

Off-Broadway's The New Group just honored Ed Harris & Amy Madigan and Ellen Roth at the company's Annual Gala last night, March 7 at Tribeca Rooftop (2 Desbrosses Street between Hudson & Greenwich). (more...)

Photo Coverage: The New Group Honors Scott Elliott at 20th Anniversary GalaPhoto Coverage: The New Group Honors Scott Elliott at 20th Anniversary Gala
by Walter McBride - Mar 10, 2015

Just last night, he New Group just honored Founding Artistic Director Scott Elliott and celebrated its 20th Anniversary season. Scott Elliott is an award-winning stage director, filmmaker and the founding Artistic Director of The New Group, where he recently directed the critically acclaimed revival of David Rabe's Sticks and Bones. At The New Group, he has directed world premieres by Thomas Bradshaw, Ayub Khan Din, Francine Volpe, Erika Sheffer and Tommy Nohilly; and the world premiere of the 2010 musical The Kid (Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical; Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award nominations for Outstanding Musical). Other credits include The New Group's The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie starring Cynthia Nixon; David Rabe's Hurlyburly; and numerous collaborations with Ayub Khan Din, Wallace Shawn and Mike Leigh. Broadway credits include Present Laughter, Barefoot in the Park, The Threepenny Opera, The Women and Three Sisters. This spring at The New Group, he directs the world premiere of The Spoils, written by and featuring Jesse Eisenberg. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the gala below! (more...)

George Clooney Narrates JFK: ONE PM CENTRAL STANDARD TIME TonightGeorge Clooney Narrates JFK: ONE PM CENTRAL STANDARD TIME Tonight
by TV News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the 35th President of the United States serving from January 20, 1961 until his assassination on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas. (more...)

JFK Assassination Featured on Next METROFOCUSJFK Assassination Featured on Next METROFOCUS
by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

A new edition of the award-winning MetroFocus premieres in the New York metro area Wednesday, November 6 at 7:30 p.m. on WLIW21 and Thursday, November 7 at 8:30 p.m. on THIRTEEN and at 10:30 p.m. on NJTV. (more...)

George Clooney to Narrate JFK: ONE PM CENTRAL STANDARD TIME, 11/13George Clooney to Narrate JFK: ONE PM CENTRAL STANDARD TIME, 11/13
by TV News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the 35th President of the United States serving from January 20, 1961 until his assassination on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas. (more...)

Parker Posey to Narrate Thirteen's THE '80'S TRUSTED VOICE, TodayParker Posey to Narrate Thirteen's THE '80'S TRUSTED VOICE, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2013

In the 1980s, 100 million Americans were tuning into public television every week, and over a third of that primetime programming was being created by New York's THIRTEEN, the PBS flagship station. (more...)

Baryshnikov & More Featured on THIRTEEN's THE 80's-TRUSTED VOICE, TodayBaryshnikov & More Featured on THIRTEEN's THE 80's-TRUSTED VOICE, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2013

In the 1980s, 100 million Americans were tuning into public television every week, and over a third of that primetime programming was being created by New York's THIRTEEN, the PBS flagship station. (more...)

Baryshnikov & More Featured on THIRTEEN's THE 80's-TRUSTED VOICE, 9/10Baryshnikov & More Featured on THIRTEEN's THE 80's-TRUSTED VOICE, 9/10
by TV News Desk - Sep 6, 2013

In the 1980s, 100 million Americans were tuning into public television every week, and over a third of that primetime programming was being created by New York's THIRTEEN, the PBS flagship station. (more...)

Parker Posey to Narrate Thirteen's THE '80'S TRUSTED VOICE, 9/10Parker Posey to Narrate Thirteen's THE '80'S TRUSTED VOICE, 9/10
by TV News Desk - Sep 3, 2013

In the 1980s, 100 million Americans were tuning into public television every week, and over a third of that primetime programming was being created by New York's THIRTEEN, the PBS flagship station. (more...)

PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND to Premiere This FallPBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND to Premiere This Fall
by TV News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

PBS today announced it will launch PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND, an addition to its influential and trusted lineup of news and public affairs shows and an extension of one of America's most iconic news broadcasts. (more...)

Renee Flemming, Whoopi Goldberg, Christiane Amanpour and More to Appear at Paley Center's Sept-Oct 2012 EventsRenee Flemming, Whoopi Goldberg, Christiane Amanpour and More to Appear at Paley Center's Sept-Oct 2012 Events
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2012

September and October 2012 programming at the Paley Center includes Craig Ferguson, Renée Fleming, Judith Jamison, Robert MacNeil, Dick Cavett, Judy Collins, Whoopi Goldberg, Barbara Walters, Carole Simpson, Christiane Amanpour and more! Details below. (more...)

Renee Flemming, Whoopi Goldberg, Christiane Amanpour and More to Appear at Paley Center's Sept-Oct 2012 EventsRenee Flemming, Whoopi Goldberg, Christiane Amanpour and More to Appear at Paley Center's Sept-Oct 2012 Events
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2012

September and October 2012 programming at the Paley Center includes Craig Ferguson, Renée Fleming, Judith Jamison, Robert MacNeil, Dick Cavett, Judy Collins, Whoopi Goldberg, Barbara Walters, Carole Simpson, Christiane Amanpour and more! Details below. (more...)

PBS's Woodruff, Ifill to Co-Anchor Live Coverage of National ConventionsPBS's Woodruff, Ifill to Co-Anchor Live Coverage of National Conventions
by TV News Desk - Jun 22, 2012

Award-winning political journalists Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill will co-anchor gavel-to-gavel broadcast coverage from the PBS Skybox at both the Republican National Convention in Tampa, FL (August 27 - 30) and from the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC (September 4 - 5) as well as the Bank of America Stadium (September 6). (more...)

Alec Baldwin to Give Americans for the Arts Lecture, 4/16Alec Baldwin to Give Americans for the Arts Lecture, 4/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2012

Emmy Award®-winning TV, film and stage actor and arts advocate Alec Baldwin will deliver The Americans for the Arts 25th Annual Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy on April 16 at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The lecture is presented by Americans for the Arts, the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, and in partnership with Ovation, the only television network dedicated to all forms of artistic expression. (more...)

Photo Flash: Journalist Robert MacNeil Honored With Thornton Wilder AwardPhoto Flash: Journalist Robert MacNeil Honored With Thornton Wilder Award
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2010

Tappan Wilder, nephew of famed playwright Thornton Wilder and literary executor, and cast members of the critically acclaimed (Lucille Lortel Award-winning) David Cromer production of Thornton Wilder's Our Town, in association with The Thornton Wilder Society, presented the 'Thornton Wilder Prize,' to famed Journalist Robert MacNeil on Saturday afternoon, May 22, 2010 following the matinee at the Barrow Street Theatre. (more...)

Wilder and OUR TOWN Cast Presents Thornton Wilder Prize to Robert MacNeil 5/22Wilder and OUR TOWN Cast Presents Thornton Wilder Prize to Robert MacNeil 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2010

Tappan Wilder, nephew of famed playwright Thornton Wilder and literary executor, and cast members of the critically acclaimed (Lucille Lortel Award-winning) David Cromer production of Thornton Wilder's Our Town, in association with The Thornton Wilder Society, will present the 'Thornton Wilder Prize,' to Robert MacNeil on Saturday afternoon, May 22, 2010 at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street). (more...)

Wilder and OUR TOWN Cast Presents Thornton Wilder Prize to Robert MacNeil 5/22Wilder and OUR TOWN Cast Presents Thornton Wilder Prize to Robert MacNeil 5/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2010

Tappan Wilder, nephew of famed playwright Thornton Wilder and literary executor, and cast members of the critically acclaimed (Lucille Lortel Award-winning) David Cromer production of Thornton Wilder's Our Town, in association with The Thornton Wilder Society, will present the 'Thornton Wilder Prize,' to Robert MacNeil on Saturday afternoon, May 22, 2010 at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street). (more...)

TGC Honors American Theatre Magazine, Publishes The American Theatre Reader TGC Honors American Theatre Magazine, Publishes The American Theatre Reader
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2009

To mark AMERICAN THEATRE magazine's 25th Anniversary in April 2009, Theatre Communications Groups (TCG) honored the publication by publishing The American Theatre Reader, a 640-page compilation of significant and insightful articles, essays and interviews from the magazine's first quarter century. (more...)

WNET.ORG's 16th Annual Gala Honors Kline 5/4, Paula Zahn Master Of CeremoniesWNET.ORG's 16th Annual Gala Honors Kline 5/4, Paula Zahn Master Of Ceremonies
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2009

WNET.ORG, the public media provider in New York City, will honor Meredith Brokaw, Jamie Dimon and Kevin Kline at its 16th Annual Gala Salute, which will take place Monday, May 4 at Gotham Hall in New York City. (more...)

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