Review Roundup: Amazon Prime's KING LEAR, with Anthony Hopkins and Emma ThompsonReview Roundup: Amazon Prime's KING LEAR, with Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson
by Review Roundups - Sep 27, 2018

Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson reunite in their third collaboration and lead an all-star cast for Shakespeare's KING LEAR, adapted and directed by BAFTA and Olivier Award-winning director Richard Eyre. (more...)

Aimee Marcoux Brings A #MeToo Moment to the TriadAimee Marcoux Brings A #MeToo Moment to the Triad
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Delightfully magnetic, musical actress-singer and former journalist, Aimee Marcoux, brings a new show illustrating her #MeToo experiences to The Triad on September 23rd at 4pm, with a repertoire from Stephen Sondheim. (more...)

Phylicia Rashad To Receive William Shakespeare Award For Classical Theatre; Laura Benanti to PerformPhylicia Rashad To Receive William Shakespeare Award For Classical Theatre; Laura Benanti to Perform
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

To acknowledge her outstanding contribution to classical theatre in America, Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) will present Tony-Award winning actress, singer and stage director Phylicia Rashad with the prestigious William Shakespeare Award for Classical Theatre (Will Award). (more...)

BRUCE CLOUGH--Veteran Actor, Singer, & Cancer Survivor--Celebrates His Life's SILVER LININGS At Don't Tell Mama, 6/15BRUCE CLOUGH--Veteran Actor, Singer, & Cancer Survivor--Celebrates His Life's SILVER LININGS At Don't Tell Mama, 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

After five years of teaching, running a theatre department, singing in a big band, and fighting cancer, Singer/Actor BRUCE CLOUGH returns to the New York DON'T TELL MAMA stage--the scene of his many past Cabaret triumphs--to celebrate times in his life when something awesome came from something awful. On Sunday, July 15 at 3:30 PM, Bruce brings SILVER LININGS to Don't Tell Mama (343 W 46th St., between 8th & 9th Ave). Featuring his Musical Director Jeff Dershin on piano, and backup vocalists Barbara Gurskey and Stephen Belfatti, Bruce will tell his poignant and inspirational life stories through classic Broadway show tunes, popular film songs, and eclectic pop music from the 1960s to the 2000s, featuring compositions by Irving Berlin, Jerry Herman, Stevie Wonder, Randy Newman, Jonathan Larson, Van Morrison, Weird Al Yankovic, and more. (more...)

BWW Review: KING LEAR, BBC2 and iPlayerBWW Review: KING LEAR, BBC2 and iPlayer
by Gary Naylor - May 29, 2018

King Lear given the Game of Thrones treatment on the small screen, losing a little of the claustrophobic madness en route. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Classical singer and musical actress Aimee Marcoux, whose true-life story came to the big screen in the acclaimed 2017 Sony release All Saints, will take the stage on Tony Awards Sunday, June 10 at 7pm at The Triad Theater (158 West 72nd Street) to offer Summer with Sondheim, a collection of Sondheim compositions from his beloved Broadway musicals. Marcoux will offer her lively interpretations of such standards as "Being Alive" and "The Ladies Who Lunch" from Company, "Johanna" from Sweeny Todd and the title song from "Anyone Can Whistle". (more...)

Hotsy Totsy Burlesque Presents A Tribute To WESTWORLD AT The Slipper RoomHotsy Totsy Burlesque Presents A Tribute To WESTWORLD AT The Slipper Room
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2018

Cherry Pitz and all the fine folks of The Home for Wayward Girls and Fallen Women have been hired to join the staff of Westworld, a the robots who have taken over after the massacre of the human board members are trying to rebrand.  They feel that a burlesque show is just the thing to make everyone forget how dark things got there for a moment. Welcome to the debut and grand opening of the parks newest attraction, Burlesqueworld! (more...)

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Join HENRY IV at The Shakespeare Center of Los AngelesTom Hanks and Rita Wilson Join HENRY IV at The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles (SCLA), under the artistic direction of Ben Donenberg, returns to The Japanese Garden on the West Los Angeles VA Campus with a new production - 'Henry IV' - condensing two of Shakespeare's plays and staged by Tony Award winning director Daniel Sullivan.  The world-class acting company includes Tom Hanks as Falstaff and Rita Wilson; with additional cast members to be announced shortly, as confirmed.  Tom Ware is the executive producer. (more...)

Aimee Marcoux-Spurlock Returns With WOMEN OF BILBAOAimee Marcoux-Spurlock Returns With WOMEN OF BILBAO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Classical singer and musical actress, Aim e Marcoux-Spurlock, whose true-life story came to the big screen in 2017 in the acclaimed Sony release, All Saints, will take the stage of The Triad Theater in The Women of Bilbao, a collection of Kurt Weill's compositions from his 12-tone Weimar period to his more lush Broadway compositions. The repertoire includes 'Surabaya Johnny' from Happy End, 'Moon of Alabama,' from The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny and 'That's Him' from One Touch of Venus. Marcoux-Spurlock will be joined by Doug Martin as Pianist-Conductor (Baz Luhrmann's La Boh me on Broadway). Michael Feingold, noted arts critic (Village Voice), is the director. (more...)

Aimee Marcoux To Sing Two Concerts At Triad TheaterAimee Marcoux To Sing Two Concerts At Triad Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Classical singer/musical actress, Aim e Marcoux-Spurlock, whose true-life story came to the big screen in 2017 in the acclaimed 2017 Sony release, All Saints, will take the stage of The Triad Theater in the Women of Bilbao, a collection of Kurt Weill's compositions from his 12-tone Weimar period to his more lush Broadway compositions. Marcoux-Spurlock has performed over fifty operatic, musical theater and oratorio roles with leading orchestras and opera companies across the globe. The Women of Bilbao repertoire will include 'Surabaya Johnny' from Happy End, 'Moon of Alabama,' from The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny and 'That's Him' from One Touch of Venus. The singer will be joined by Doug Martin as Pianist/ Conductor (Baz Luhrmann's La Boh me on Broadway). Michael Feingold, noted arts critic (Village Voice), is the director. (more...)

TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT Coming to Blu-ray Combo Pack & More, TodayTRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT Coming to Blu-ray Combo Pack & More, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Called “incredibly entertaining” (Daniel Eagan, Film Journal International) and filled with “non-stop action from start to finish” (Emily Engberg, ABC-TV, KSTP), director Michael Bay's TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT explodes on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and Blu-ray 3D Combo Packs September 26, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution (more...)

TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT Coming to Blu-ray Combo Pack & More, 9/26TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT Coming to Blu-ray Combo Pack & More, 9/26
by Movies News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Called “incredibly entertaining” (Daniel Eagan, Film Journal International) and filled with “non-stop action from start to finish” (Emily Engberg, ABC-TV, KSTP), director Michael Bay's TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT explodes on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and Blu-ray 3D Combo Packs September 26, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution (more...)

Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson Will Appear in TV Adaptation of KING LEARAnthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson Will Appear in TV Adaptation of KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

The Daily Mail has reported that deals are currently being finalized for a BBC TV adaptation of Shakespeare's classic, King Lear, which will star Sir Anthony Hopkins in the title role. He will join a cast which also includes Emma Thompson as Goneril, Emily Watson as Regan and Florence Pugh as Cordelia, as his daughters. (more...)

Review Roundup - Michael Bay's TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHTReview Roundup - Michael Bay's TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT
by Movies News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

For centuries they defended our world, but today, the alliance is over! Michael Bay's TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT, starring Mark Wahlberg, Josh Duhamel, Anthony Hopkins, Laura Haddock, Isabella Moner, Stanley Tucci, and John Turturro hits theaters nationwide today. Let's see what the critics have to say! (more...)

VIDEO: The Alliance Is Over! Watch All-New Trailer for TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHTVIDEO: The Alliance Is Over! Watch All-New Trailer for TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT
by Movies News Desk - May 17, 2017

For centuries they defended our world, but on June 21 our alliance is over! Below, check out the all-new trailer for Michael Bay's TRANSFORMERS, starring Mark Wahlberg (more...)

Soprano Aimee Marcoux-Spurlock's Kurt Weill Concert to Feature Rare SelectionsSoprano Aimee Marcoux-Spurlock's Kurt Weill Concert to Feature Rare Selections
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Aimée Marcoux-Spurlock is poised to knock Kurt Weill fans dead at the Metropolitan Room Today night at 9:30 in a special concert which includes some of Weill's rarest songs. The singer-actress will perform music Weill wrote with Maurice Magre, as well as a rarely sung song Weill wrote with Alan J. Lerner. (more...)

Soprano Aimee Marcoux-Spurlock's Kurt Weill Concert to Feature Rare SelectionsSoprano Aimee Marcoux-Spurlock's Kurt Weill Concert to Feature Rare Selections
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Aimée Marcoux-Spurlock is poised to knock Kurt Weill fans dead at the Metropolitan Room Friday night at 9:30 in a special concert which includes some of Weill's rarest songs. The singer-actress will perform music Weill wrote with Maurice Magre, as well as a rarely sung song Weill wrote with Alan J. Lerner. (more...)

VIDEO: HBO Reveals New Teaser Trailer for Sci-fi Thriller WESTWORLDVIDEO: HBO Reveals New Teaser Trailer for Sci-fi Thriller WESTWORLD
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

HBO has revealed an all-new teaser for the series remake of Michael Chrichton's 1973 sci-fi classic WESTWORLD. The 10-episode drama is coming to HBO October 2016. (more...)

Angus Macfadyen's MACBETH UNHINGED to Premiere at Edinburgh International Film FestivalAngus Macfadyen's MACBETH UNHINGED to Premiere at Edinburgh International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

Angus Macfadyen's directorial debut 'Macbeth Unhinged' boasts an all star cast and premieres at the Edinburgh International Film Festival Known for a whole host of popular US shows and blockbuster films, Scottish actor Angus Macfadyen makes his directorial debut with MacBeth Unhinged, a modern twist on the Shakespeare classic. (more...)

Cate Blanchett, Jeff Goldblum & More Join Marvel's THOR: RAGNAROKCate Blanchett, Jeff Goldblum & More Join Marvel's THOR: RAGNAROK
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2016

Two-time Oscar®-winner Cate Blanchett ('Blue Jasmine,' 'Carol, 'Cinderella') joins Marvel Studios' 'Thor: Ragnarok' as the mysterious and powerful new villain Hela, along with Jeff Goldblum (the upcoming 'Independence Day: Resurgence,' 'The Grand Budapest Hotel,' 'Jurassic Park') who joins the cast as the eccentric Grandmaster, Tessa Thompson ('Creed,' 'Selma') who will bring the classic hero Valkyrie to life on the big screen, and Karl Urban ('Star Trek' trilogy, 'The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King') who will add his might to the fray as Skurge. (more...)

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