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Ken Burns's LEONARDO DA VINCI Documentary is Coming to PBS
by Michael Major - Feb 12, 2024


The film, which explores the life and work of the 15th century artist Leonardo da Vinci, is Burns's first non-American subject. It also marks a significant change in the team's filmmaking style, which includes using split screens with images, video and sound from different periods to further contextualize Leonardo's art and scientific explorations.

The Green Room 42 to Present Sam Pancake in SAMBOYANT! Next Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 5, 2023


THE GREEN ROOM 42 – the intimate concert venue dubbed Broadway's “off-night hotspot” by The New York Times – will present beloved veteran actor and comedian Sam Pancake (“Search Party,” “Friends,” “Will & Grace”) in the New York debut of “Samboyant!” on Saturday, September 9 at 7:00 PM.

Florida Rep Theatre Conservatory Presents FAME THE MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2023


Florida Rep's Education Conservatory Program will present “Fame, The Musical,” May 18 through 21, and May 24 through 27, in the Historic Arcade Theatre. Both evening and matinee show times will be offered.

World Channel Celebrates Juneteenth With 19 Films
by Michael Major - Jun 14, 2022


Selections from its curated playlist by noted filmmakers including Stanley Nelson, Ken Burns, Michèle Stephenson, Joe Brewster, Sam Pollard and Yoruba Richen run all month on a variety of platforms, including WORLD Channel, WorldChannel.org, WORLD Channel’s YouTube Channel and Facebook page, PBS Passport and on the PBS app.

HBO Renews Comedy Series BARRY For A Fourth Season
by Michael Major - May 19, 2022


HBO announced today that the critically acclaimed dark comedy series BARRY has been renewed for a fourth season. Season four will begin production in Los Angeles in June, with Bill Hader directing all eight episodes. Hader and Alec Berg are the series co-creators and executive producers.

VIDEO: HBO Comedy Series BARRY Starring Bill Hader Releases Season Three Trailer
by Michael Major - Apr 5, 2022


The first two seasons of BARRY received a total of thirty Emmy® nominations and six Emmys® including: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Bill Hader); Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Henry Winkler); Outstanding Sound Editing For a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation; and Outstanding Sound Mixing.

HBO's Comedy Series BARRY Starring Bill Hader Sets Season 3 Return
by Michael Major - Feb 15, 2022


Alec Berg (“Silicon Valley”) and Hader (“Saturday Night Live”) are co-creators, executive producers, directors and writers. The first two seasons of BARRY received thirty Emmy® nominations and six Emmys® including: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Bill Hader); Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Henry Winkler); and more.

Island City Stage Presents Tennessee Williams' SUDDENLY, LAST SUMMER In March
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2022


Paying homage to one of America's most celebrated playwrights during his birthday month, Island City Stage will present its debut of Tennessee William's gothic mystery Suddenly, Last Summer, March 17 – April 17, 2022. Suddenly, Last Summer is part of the award-winning theater company's 10th Anniversary 2021-22 South Florida Season.

Academy Award-Winning Alumni & Hollywood Heavyweights Take Center Stage For HollyShorts Opening Night Lineup
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 16, 2021


On September 23rd, the Oscar-Qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival will once again host a star-studded Opening Night celebration. Attendees of the in-person ceremony will witness short film premieres from Academy Award-winning alumni and Hollywood heavyweights. Kicking off the 17th annual festival will be a special screening from Film Independent and Netflix Film Club.

Ian Manuel and Yusef Salaam Will Take Part in a Free Virtual Author Event on May 26
by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2021


The panel, called On America: The Carceral System and Racial Justice, sponsored by the Center for Fiction, is the latest content offering from the Center For Fiction's ongoing series that brings influential thought-leaders together to examine critical issues facing society.

IFC FILMS Nabs Modern-Day Whodunnit WEREWOLVES WITHIN
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 25, 2021


The ensemble cast includes Sam Richardson (VEEP, DETROITERS), Milana Vayntrub (THIS IS US), George Basil (CRASHING), Sarah Burns (BARRY), Michael Chernus (TOMMY/CBS), Catherine Curtin (ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK), and Wayne Duvall (THE HUNT).

Comedy Central Cancels DRUNK HISTORY
by Kelle Long - Aug 20, 2020


Well, history fans. You’ll have to go back to learning your lesson the old-fashioned sober way. Comedy Central is putting a cork in DRUNK HISTORY, according to Deadline.

Island City Stage Presents The Tennessee Williams' SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 27, 2020


'We all use each other and that's what we think of as love.' 

EDINBURGH 2019: BWW Interview: Fearless Players Discuss Their Fringe Shows
by Fiona Scott - Aug 11, 2019


Shonagh Murray and Lydia Davidson formed Fearless Players after graduating from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in 2018. They premiered Armour: A Herstory of the Scottish Bard at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Edinburgh 2018: BWW Review: ARMOUR: A HERSTORY OF THE SCOTTISH BARD, TheSpace
by Fiona Scott - Aug 7, 2018


Armour: A Herstory of the Scottish Bard is a new musical written by Shonagh Murray and directed by Melanie Bell that addresses who Nancy and the other women featured in his poetry were and what might have happened if they had met after his death.

VIDEO: YouTube Releases Official Trailer for New Dating Comedy SIDESWIPED
by Macon Prickett - Jun 28, 2018


YouTube Premium premieres the official trailer for its new original dating comedy series, SIDESWIPED, a multi-generational comedy about relationships - both romantic and familial. Based on a true story from Carly Craig, this eight-episode comedy series about dating in the digital age will debut on YouTube Premium July 25, 2018.?

SWIPE RIGHT Comedy Series Lands on YouTube Red in 2018 Featuring Celebrity Guests
by Macon Prickett - Feb 9, 2018


YouTube revealed the casting for the series SWIPE RIGHT, a multi-generational comedy about relationships - both romantic and familial. Based on a true story from Carly Craig, this eight-episode comedy series about dating and relationships in the digital age will debut on YouTube Red in 2018.SWIPE RIGHT, currently in production, stars Craig (American Housewife, Hall Pass) as “Olivia.” Leading the cast as series regulars are award-winning actress Rosanna Arquette (Pulp Fiction, After Hours, The Whole Nine Yards, Desperately Seeking Susan) as “Mary” and Chelsea Frei (Hostess, Audition, Wolf) as “Jayne.”

Fosun to Host 10-Day Architectural Performance in Lower Manhattan
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017


Fosun will host a 10-day live performance as part of the Performa 2017 biennial program. 'The Newcomers,' a durational architectural performance that spans both time and distance, will take place over ten days from November 10-19 on the landmarked plaza at 28 Liberty in Lower Manhattan.

First Look - Trailer & Images for Netflix's WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER: TEN YEARS LATER
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 22, 2017


Sometimes, in order to move forward, you have to go back... But first, make your way over to Camp Firewood for the Ten Year Reunion to top them all! WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER: TEN YEARS LATER, an all-new eight-part limited series, launches globally Friday, August 4 everywhere Netflix is available.

Lower East Side Film Festival Announces 2017 Lineup & Full Schedule of Events
by Caryn Robbins - May 18, 2017


The Lower East Side Film Festival directors are proud to announce the festival's seventh annual opening and closing night films along with the complete festival schedule.

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