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BWW Review: THE MISS FIRECRACKER CONTEST Lights Up at Desert Rose Playhouse Photo BWW Review: THE MISS FIRECRACKER CONTEST Lights Up at Desert Rose Playhouse
by Audrey Liebross - Jul 1, 2021

Live theatre returns to the Coachella Valley with the Desert Rose Playhouse's THE MISS FIRECRACKER CONTEST, in Desert Rose's new Palm Springs venue. The production is worth seeing, with fine acting, direction, and visual design.

JACKIE BEAT: CHRISTMAS IS NOT CANCELED With Alan Cumming, Leslie Jones, Margaret Cho  Photo JACKIE BEAT: CHRISTMAS IS NOT CANCELED With Alan Cumming, Leslie Jones, Margaret Cho & More is Now On Demand
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 17, 2020

The big and bawdy, bold and ballsy queen's holiday shows are legendary, and this year (her 22nd annual holiday show) she's gone virtual, streaming her festive freak-out right into your living room. Whatever you celebrate, watch for Jackie's holiday classics and new song parodies aimed at everything you cherish.

Murray Hill Presents A MURRAY LITTLE CHRISTMAS AT HOME, Featuring Chelsea Handler, Co Photo Murray Hill Presents A MURRAY LITTLE CHRISTMAS AT HOME, Featuring Chelsea Handler, Countess Luann, Amy Sedaris & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2020

For the first time ever, NYC's beloved comedian and larger-than-life personality Murray Hill (aka Mr. Showbiz) is streaming his legendary Yuletide holiday show A Murray Little Christmas. Traditionally hosted at Joe's Pub in New York, Murray has recreated this year's Christmas show while quarantined in his Brooklyn apartment.

Alan Cumming, Parker Posey, Leslie Jones, Michael Urie And More Join JACKIE BEAT: CHR Photo Alan Cumming, Parker Posey, Leslie Jones, Michael Urie And More Join JACKIE BEAT: CHRISTMAS IS NOT CANCELED
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2020

This year, there are no Rockettes at Radio City, Scrooge can't hoist Tiny Tim onto his shoulder and The Nutcracker has been hobbled, but drag icon JACKIE BEAT wants you to know that CHRISTMAS IS NOT CANCELED!

Selene Luna Launches Virtual Comedy Show Spotlighting Comics with Disabilities Titled Photo Selene Luna Launches Virtual Comedy Show Spotlighting Comics with Disabilities Titled COMEDY LIBERATION
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2020

Selene Luna's COMEDY LIBERATION is a virtual standup comedy show shining a spotlight on sharp-witted outspoken, bracingly hilarious comics. A one-of-a-kind evening of uncensored comedy featuring comics with disabilities and friends who are not afraid to say what's on their minds.

Palm Springs International Comedy Festival Launches Virtually Photo Palm Springs International Comedy Festival Launches Virtually
by Stephi Wild - Oct 6, 2020

Palm Springs International Comedy Festival launches on October 11 with over 200 streaming films, over 180 comedians, over 75 celebrities.

Ali Stroker and Maysoon Zayid Headline ADA 30th Anniversary Celebration Photo Ali Stroker and Maysoon Zayid Headline ADA 30th Anniversary Celebration
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2020

As the nation ramps up to the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA30) on July 26, the 50-member ADA Lead On 'Core Production Team' and 22 ADA Generation bloggers, influencers and signal boosters are focused and determined to flip the script on educating, entertaining and empowering people with (and without) disabilities.

The Palm Springs Comedy Festival Presents Selene Luna & Friends Photo The Palm Springs Comedy Festival Presents Selene Luna & Friends
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 12, 2019

Los Angeles LGBT Center Presents SELENE LUNA: PRETTY SPECIAL Photo Los Angeles LGBT Center Presents SELENE LUNA: PRETTY SPECIAL
by Julie Musbach - Jan 15, 2019

Selene Luna: Pretty Special is a new, one-hour stand-up comedy show featuring Luna's original, biting, and heartfelt perspective on being a little person, an atheist who's afraid of ghosts, and being married to a "normal-sized" man. This long-awaited show will be filmed live at the Renberg Theatre on Saturday, February 2, at 7pm and will be the first-ever, female little-person stand-up comedy special. Selene Luna: Pretty Special is conceived by long-time collaborators Selene Luna and John Stapleton, written by Luna with additional material by John Stapleton and Jackie Beat, performed by Luna, and directed by Margaret Cho,  

VIDEO: Miguel and Gael Garcia Perform REMEMBER ME From the Oscar Nominated Film COCO Photo VIDEO: Miguel and Gael Garcia Perform REMEMBER ME From the Oscar Nominated Film COCO
by Macon Prickett - Mar 4, 2018

Watch Miguel and Gael Garcia perform REMEMBER ME from the Oscar Nominated Film COCO at the 90th Annual Academy Awards. 

PACIFIC STANDARD TIME FESTIVAL Announced for January 2018 Photo PACIFIC STANDARD TIME FESTIVAL Announced for January 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

The Pacific Standard Time Festival: Live Art LA/LA, a celebration of performance art presented as part of the Getty-led initiative Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, will run from January 11 through 21, 2018. Organized by REDCAT, CalArts' Center for Contemporary Arts, in collaboration with partner organizations throughout the city, the 11-day festival will feature more than 75 works by Latin American and Latino artists, performed at more than 20 indoor and outdoor spaces throughout greater Los Angeles. Supported by a major grant from the Getty Foundation, events will range from large-scale, site-specific performances to multi-artist evenings and will be presented in parks, plazas, galleries, theaters, and busy urban settings.

Disney's COCO Reaches $500 Million At Worldwide Box Office Photo Disney's COCO Reaches $500 Million At Worldwide Box Office
by Tori Hartshorn - Dec 28, 2017

Disney's COCO Reaches $500 Million At Worldwide Box Office

PACIFIC STANDARD TIME FESTIVAL Announced for January 2018 Photo PACIFIC STANDARD TIME FESTIVAL Announced for January 2018
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 21, 2017

The Pacific Standard Time Festival: Live Art LA/LA, a celebration of performance art presented as part of the Getty-led initiative Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, will run from January 11 through 21, 2018. Organized by REDCAT, CalArts' Center for Contemporary Arts, in collaboration with partner organizations throughout the city, the 11-day festival will feature more than 75 works by Latin American and Latino artists, performed at more than 20 indoor and outdoor spaces throughout greater Los Angeles. Supported by a major grant from the Getty Foundation, events will range from large-scale, site-specific performances to multi-artist evenings and will be presented in parks, plazas, galleries, theaters, and busy urban settings.

Review Roundup: Were Critics Charmed by Disney/Pixar's COCO? Photo Review Roundup: Were Critics Charmed by Disney/Pixar's COCO?
by Emily Bruno - Nov 21, 2017

Directed by Lee Unkrich ('Toy Story 3'), co-directed by Adrian Molina (story artist 'Monsters University') and produced by Darla K. Anderson ('Toy Story 3'), Disney Pixar's 'Coco' opens in U.S. theaters on Nov. 22, 2017. Before it hits theaters tomorrow, check out what the critics have to say about the animated film!

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Presents Live Art Festival in January Photo Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Presents Live Art Festival in January
by Stephi Wild - Nov 21, 2017

The Pacific Standard Time Festival: Live Art LA/LA, a celebration of performance art presented as part of the Getty-led initiative Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, will run from January 11 through 21, 2018. Organized by REDCAT, CalArts' Center for Contemporary Arts, in collaboration with partner organizations throughout the city, the 11-day festival will feature more than 75 works by Latin American and Latino artists, performed at more than 20 indoor and outdoor spaces throughout greater Los Angeles. Supported by a major grant from the Getty Foundation, events will range from large-scale, site-specific performances to multi-artist evenings and will be presented in parks, plazas, galleries, theaters, and busy urban settings.

VIDEO: Disney/Pixar's COCO Unveils All-New Trailer; Tickets on Sale Now Photo VIDEO: Disney/Pixar's COCO Unveils All-New Trailer; Tickets on Sale Now
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 6, 2017

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and with the turkey and stuffing comes Disney Pixar's COCO, opening in U.S. theaters on Nov. 22, 2017. Check out the all-new trailer below!

VIDEO: All-New Trailer for Disney‚ÄĘPixar's COCO Has Arrived! Photo VIDEO: All-New Trailer for Disney‚ÄĘPixar's COCO Has Arrived!
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 13, 2017

Walt Disney Studios has shared a brand-new trailer for Disney Pixar's COCO. Directed by Lee Unkrich ('Toy Story 3'), co-directed by Adrian Molina (story artist 'Monsters University') and produced by Darla K. Anderson ('Toy Story 3'), Disney Pixar's 'Coco' opens in U.S. theaters on Nov. 22, 2017.

Photo Flash: Poster Art for Disney Pixar's COCO; New Trailer Premieres Tomorrow Photo Photo Flash: Poster Art for Disney Pixar's COCO; New Trailer Premieres Tomorrow
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 12, 2017

Walt Disney Studios has shared a brand-new poster for Disney Pixar's COCO. Check back with BWW tomorrow at 9 a.m. PT for an all-new trailer.

Character & Talent Lineup Revealed for Disney/Pixar's Animated Film COCO
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 6, 2017

Disney·Pixar's COCO, a multi-generational story about the power of family relationships, features characters from the Land of the Living, and their loved ones who've moved on to the Land of the Dead.

Photo Flash: Night of 1000 Gowns Red Carpet!
by Linda Lenzi - Apr 1, 2012

The Night of a Thousand Gowns celebrating the LGBT community - the colorful cross-dressing segment of that community -took place on Saturday, March 31 in New York City. In its twenty-six year history, the Court has donated over a million dollars to worthy LGBT, HIV/AIDS and youth enrichment related causes. This year the Night of a Thousand Gowns raised important funds to benefit PFLAG NYC and New Alternatives. BWW was there to cover this event. Check out the red carpet photos below!

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