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REVIEW ROUNDUP: What Do Critics Think of ANNETTE? Photo REVIEW ROUNDUP: What Do Critics Think of ANNETTE?
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 5, 2021

Find out what critics are saying about the musical drama, which is about a stand-up comedian with a fierce sense of humor who falls in love with Ann, a world-renowned opera singer.

Sparks Announce North American Headline Tour Photo Sparks Announce North American Headline Tour
by TV News Desk - Jul 12, 2021

Now entering their sixth decade, Los Angeles-based brothers Ron and Russell Mael remain as innovative, individualistic, and irresistible as ever before.

LISTEN: Adam Driver & Marion Cotillard Sing 'We Love Each Other So Much' From Musical Photo LISTEN: Adam Driver & Marion Cotillard Sing 'We Love Each Other So Much' From Musical Film ANNETTE!
by TV News Desk - Jun 25, 2021

Today‚Äôs release follows last month‚Äôs debut of lead single ‚ÄúSO MAY WE START,‚ÄĚ an ensemble number performed by Sparks, Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard and Simon Helberg.

Alfred Molina and Simon Helberg to Headline THE MURDER ON THE LINKS Audio Production  Photo Alfred Molina and Simon Helberg to Headline THE MURDER ON THE LINKS Audio Production Presented by L.A. Theatre Works
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021

L.A. Theatre Works¬†has commissioned a¬†new¬†audio theater adaptation of the classic Agatha Christie ‚Äúwhodunit‚Ä̬†The Murder on the Links. The all-star cast includes¬†Alfred Molina¬†as Christie‚Äôs most famous detective, Hercule Poirot, as well as¬†Simon Helberg,¬†Adhir Kalyan,¬†Joanne Whalley,¬†Kevin Daniels,¬†Edita Brychta,¬†Darren Richardson,¬†and more.

VIDEO: Listen to 'So May We Start' From Upcoming Musical Film ANNETTE; Featuring Adam Photo VIDEO: Listen to 'So May We Start' From Upcoming Musical Film ANNETTE; Featuring Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard
by Stage Tube - May 28, 2021

The first single has been released from the musical film ANNETTE. The soundtrack to the film is an album of music by legendary art-pop duo SPARKS.

Photo Flash: First Look At Riverside Center's SOUVENIR Starring Andrea Kahane And Car Photo Photo Flash: First Look At Riverside Center's SOUVENIR Starring Andrea Kahane And Carson Eubank
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 25, 2020

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts in Fredericksburg, Virginia is one of the first theatres in the DC Metro area to welcome their patrons back to live theatre with the hilarious, over-the-top production of Stephen Temperley’s Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins.

Riverside Center For The Performing Arts Presents SOUVENIR! Photo Riverside Center For The Performing Arts Presents SOUVENIR!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2020

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts in Fredericksburg, Virginia is delighted to be one of the first theatres in the DC Metro area to welcome their patrons back to live theatre with the hilarious, over-the-top production of Stephen Temperley's Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins.

Filmmaker Ash Christian Dies at 35 Photo Filmmaker Ash Christian Dies at 35
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2020

Dallas native, Ash Christian, an Emmy Award winning producer, actor filmmaker and LGBTQ+ activist passed away in his sleep on Thursday, August 14, 2020 while vacationing in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. He was 35 years old.

Theatre Nantucket Presents LOVE AND INFORMATION Photo Theatre Nantucket Presents LOVE AND INFORMATION
by Stephi Wild - Aug 5, 2020

In this pause, when live theatre has been interrupted across the world, Theatre Nantucket has reached out to theatres and theater university departments across the country to join in on a journey to bring Love and Information to life in this virtual moment.

L.A. Theatre Works' 'Family Collection' Offers Five Plays for Parents and Kids Photo L.A. Theatre Works' 'Family Collection' Offers Five Plays for Parents and Kids
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 21, 2020

Best known as the world's leading producer of state-of-the-art audio recordings of contemporary and classic plays, L.A. Theatre Works has put together a package of five productions that can be enjoyed by listeners of all ages.

Jason Alexander, John C. Reilly, Amber Riley and More to Participate in Pasadena Play Photo Jason Alexander, John C. Reilly, Amber Riley and More to Participate in Pasadena Playhouse's CELEBRITY GAME NIGHT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 3, 2020

Pasadena Playhouse, State Theatre of California, has announced the fundraising event of the year, Playhouse Celebrity Game Night: Speed Charades, a hilarious competition where celebrity teams go head-to-head and battle it out in a fierce and fun game of speed charades benefiting the programs of the Pasadena Playhouse.

Photo Flash: John C. Reilly, Simon Helberg and More Attend Opening Night of THE FATHE Photo Photo Flash: John C. Reilly, Simon Helberg and More Attend Opening Night of THE FATHER Starring Alfred Molina
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2020

Pasadena Playhouse, The State Theater of California, presents The Father, written by Florian Zeller, translated by Christopher Hampton and directed by Jessica Kubzansky, now through March 1, 2020. The production stars Alfred Molina (Frieda, An Education, Enchanted April) in a tour-de-force role in perhaps one of the most awarded plays of recent times on two continents ‚Äď winning the 2014 Moli√®re Award, and nominations for the Evening Standard Theatre Award, Olivier Award for Best New Play, and Tony Award for Best Play.

CLASSIFIED Comedy in Development at HBO Max Photo CLASSIFIED Comedy in Development at HBO Max
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 18, 2019

Variety reports that HBO Max will develop a new comedy series about interning at the CIA. The series is called 'Classified.'

Simon Helberg Joins Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard in Musical Drama ANNETTE Photo Simon Helberg Joins Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard in Musical Drama ANNETTE
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 9, 2019

Simon Helberg has joined the cast of the Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard-led musical film 'Annette,' according to Deadline.

Shnit Cape Town Announces 2019 Line Up Photo Shnit Cape Town Announces 2019 Line Up
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2019

shnit Cape Town, celebrating its 10th anniversary, has announced an outstanding 2019 lineup. A total of 37 South African films and over 100 international submissions will be screened this year ranging from animation to mock-docs, fiction and experimental. The exceptional non-profit transnational film festival, shnit is hosted annually simultaneously on five continents, in Cape Town, Bern, Buenos Aires, Cairo, Hong Kong, Moscow and San Jose, with the shnit Finale held in New York City. This year, Dr John Kani will head the shnit Cape Town Jury Panel alongside cinematographer Gaopie Kabe, director and comedian Kagiso Lediga and writer Lauren Beukes.

Maura Tierney to Lead Cast of the Geffen's WITCH Photo Maura Tierney to Lead Cast of the Geffen's WITCH
by Julie Musbach - Jul 31, 2019

Geffen Playhouse today announced the full cast for its West Coast premiere of Witch, written by Jen Silverman (The Roommate, Collective Rage: A Play in Five Betties) and directed by Marti Lyons (How to Defend Yourself, Boticelli in the Fire). This marks the first Geffen production to launch the 2019/2020 season, the second season programmed by Artistic Director Matt Shakman.

Casting Announced For Center Theatre Group's Second Annual L.A. Writers' Workshop Fes Photo Casting Announced For Center Theatre Group's Second Annual L.A. Writers' Workshop Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2019

Center Theatre Group has announced casting for the second annual L.A. Writers' Workshop Festival: New Plays Forged in L.A., a one-day event at the Kirk Douglas Theatre celebrating some of the freshest and most thrilling voices in modern American theatre. The festival will take place on June 29 from 1 to 9 p.m. with readings of three new plays by three L.A. Writers' Workshop participants from throughout the program's 14-year history. The readings include "Campaign" by Laura Jacqmin, directed by Monty Cole; "Sleeping Giant" by Steve Yockey, directed by Michael Matthews; and "Confederates" by Dominique Morisseau, directed by Goldie Patrick.

Pasadena Playhouse Announces Celebrity Game Night, June 10 Photo Pasadena Playhouse Announces Celebrity Game Night, June 10
by A.A. Cristi - May 30, 2019

Pasadena Playhouse, State Theatre of California,announces Playhouse Celebrity Game Night: Speed Charades, ahilarious competition where celebrity teams go head-to-head and battle it out in a fierce and fun game of speed charades benefiting the programs of the Pasadena Playhouse. Players for the Monday, June 10 fundraiser will include John C. Reilly, Jane Kaczmarek, Alfred Molina, Simon Helberg, Matthew Lillard, Melora Hardin, Jason George, Cynthia Rowley, and more. 

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT, 5/13-5/17 Photo Scoop: Upcoming Guests on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT, 5/13-5/17
by TV Scoop - May 14, 2019

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT, 5/13-5/17, airing on CBS on Tuesday, May 14, 2019!

Geffen and Audible Will Co-Produce NIGHTFALL For 2019/2020 Season Photo Geffen and Audible Will Co-Produce NIGHTFALL For 2019/2020 Season
by Stephi Wild - May 7, 2019

Geffen Playhouse and Audible will co-produce Nightfall for the Los Angeles theater's 2019/2020 season, it was announced today. Written by Marisela Trevi√Īo Orta (The River Bride, Braided Sorrow, Wolf at the Door) as part of Audible's Emerging Playwrights Fund, Nightfall will make its world premiere in Geffen's Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater in February and marks the completion of the Geffen Playhouse 2019/2020 season lineup.

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