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Different Words for the Same Thing/CTG-Kirk Douglass Theater Thinner Than Water/Labyrinth Theater (Dir. Mimi O'Donnell) The Coward/Lincoln Center Theater LCT3 (Dir. Sam Gold) Leveling Up/Eugene O'Neill Theater Center (Dir. Wendy Goldberg) House of Gold/Eugene O'Neill Theater Center (Dir. ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Different Words for the Same Thing/CTG-Kirk Douglass Theater Thinner Than Water/Labyrinth Theater (Dir. Mimi O'Donnell) The Coward/Lincoln Center Theater LCT3 (Dir. Sam Gold) Leveling Up/Eugene O'Neill Theater Center (Dir. Wendy Goldberg) House of Gold/Eugene O'Neill Theater Center (Dir. ... (read complete bio)
BWW Review: HAMLET at Shoreside Theatre, Pumphouse Photo BWW Review: HAMLET at Shoreside Theatre, Pumphouse
by Glenda Pearce - Feb 7, 2021

Powerful performances and fresh new perspectives - the tragedy unfolded with well-focused emotionally charged performances full of clarity and conviction.

Jodie Whittaker, Hugh Grant Among BAFTA's 2018 New Members - See Full List Photo Jodie Whittaker, Hugh Grant Among BAFTA's 2018 New Members - See Full List
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

BAFTA has revealed the intake of new members for 2018.

RLJE Films Presents SLEEP NO MORE Photo RLJE Films Presents SLEEP NO MORE
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

RLJE Films (NASDAQ: RLJE)¬†will release the horror film¬†SLEEP NO MORE¬†on VOD, Digital and DVD on October 2, 2018. Written by¬†Jason¬†Murphy¬†(The League of Extremely Ordinary Gentlemen)¬†and directed by¬†Phillip Guzman¬†(Dead Awake),¬†SLEEP NO MORE¬†stars¬†Keli Price¬†(‚ÄúSide Effects‚ÄĚ),¬†Lukas Gage¬†(Assassination Nation),¬†Yasmine Aker¬†(12 Strong),¬†Brea Grant¬†(‚ÄúThe Arrangement‚ÄĚ),¬†Stephen Ellis¬†(‚ÄúYou're the Worst‚ÄĚ) and¬†Christine Dwyer¬†(‚ÄúJesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert‚ÄĚ).¬†RLJE Films will release¬†SLEEP NO MORE¬†on¬†DVD for an SRP of $27.97.

Comedian Nicky Paris Tapped To Host Red Carpet at 5th Annual Burbank Comedy Festival Photo Comedian Nicky Paris Tapped To Host Red Carpet at 5th Annual Burbank Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

Comedian Nicky Paris has been tapped as the red carpet host for the 5th Annual Burbank Comedy Festival featuring Jeff Garlin, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Daniel Franzese, the Cast of Animaniacs and over 200 of the hottest comedic talents from around the globe. The gripping comedian best known for his performances on The Wendy Williams Show, MTV and his electrifying live performances, will be covering the festival's 5-stage expansion from Sunday, August 12th to Saturday, August 18th. Festival passes, individual show tickets, and special hotel rates are now available at http://www.burbankcomedyfestival.com/.

The 5th Annual Burbank Comedy Festival to Expand to Five Performance Venues Photo The 5th Annual Burbank Comedy Festival to Expand to Five Performance Venues
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

The Burbank Comedy Festival will expand to five show venues in 2018, spreading the laughter far and wide with 200 of the hottest talent from around the world converging on Burbank for five days of nonstop funny business, Sunday, August 12 to Saturday, August 18, 2018. Festival passes, individual show tickets, and special hotel rates are now available at http://www.burbankcomedyfestival.com/.

Festival Hit THE REVIVAL from Director Jennifer Gerber Arrives January on DVD/VOD Photo Festival Hit THE REVIVAL from Director Jennifer Gerber Arrives January on DVD/VOD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

Breaking Glass Pictures today announced the acquisition of Outfest hit THE REVIVAL from first-time director Jennifer Gerber, writer Samuel Brett Williams, and producer Sophie Finkelstein.

Festival Hit THE REVIVAL from Director Jennifer Gerber Arrives January on DVD/VOD Photo Festival Hit THE REVIVAL from Director Jennifer Gerber Arrives January on DVD/VOD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

Breaking Glass Pictures today announced the acquisition of Outfest hit THE REVIVAL from first-time director Jennifer Gerber, writer Samuel Brett Williams, and producer Sophie Finkelstein.

LA LA LAND Tops 89th Annual OSCAR Nominations; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

This morning, Jennifer Hudson, Brie Larson, Emmanuel Lubezki, Jason Reitman and Ken Watanabe will join Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs to reveal the 89th Oscars Nominations

BWW Review: Touching New Play GOING TO A PLACE WHERE YOU ALREADY ARE Premieres at South Coast Rep
by Michael L. Quintos - Mar 22, 2016

What happens to us when we die? Do we all make it to 'heaven,' regardless of our faith? This question is thrust front-and-center in playwright Bekah Brunstetter's pleasing world premiere play GOING TO A PLACE WHERE YOU ALREADY ARE, which continues performances at Costa Mesa's Tony Award-winning South Coast Repertory through March 27, 2016. This stirring SCR-commission helmed by SCR artistic director Marc Masterson marks this new play's first full-scale production after its well-received reading at last year's Pacific Playwrights Festival… and after experiencing the play here first-hand, it's certainly understandable why. Touching and brilliantly performed, the play explores a wonderfully hopeful view of what it means for a person to 'move on.'

Photo Flash: Kimber Lee's DIFFERENT WORDS FOR THE SAME THING Celebrates Opening in LA
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

The world premiere of Kimber Lee's 'different words for the same thing' opened last weekend on May 11 at the Center Theatre Group / Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Performances continue through June 1, 2014. Scroll down for photos from the opening night festivities!

STAGE TUBE: Kimber Lee Talks Writing DIFFERENT WORDS FOR THE SAME THING, Now Playing at CTG
by Stage Tube - May 15, 2014

The world premiere of Kimber Lee's 'different words for the same thing' opened last weekend on May 11 at the Center Theatre Group / Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Performances continue through June 1, 2014. Click below to go behind the scenes with the playwright as she talks about her writing process and more!

BWW Reviews: Kimber Lee's DIFFERENT WORDS FOR THE SAME THING Reverberates at the Kirk Douglas Theatre
by Don Grigware - May 14, 2014

Think Thornton Wilder's Our Town. Move the action ahead a century or so, adding Asian Americans and Mexican-Americans to the Anglo-Saxon mix and you come out with a very contemporary perspective of a small American town in Kimber Lee's different words for the same thing, beautifully staged by director Neel Keller. In fact, the entire staging with set pieces moved or carried on and off by the 12-member cast to make the houses, stores, school playground, church, cemetery and other interiors/exteriors of the Idaho town come to life in the vast space is what first brought Our Town to mind. I could see/feel the big picture before getting into the smaller ones. These are highly personal scenarios, some quiet/passive, others volatile. Some scenes are practically blackouts with little or no dialogue... but the all-encompassing thread keeping them connected bristles with furrows of emotional tension. Very cinematic! The effect is overwhelming, almost like divine intervention. Now onstage at the Kirk Douglas Theatre through June 1, this world-premiere play cries out to be experienced.

Photo Flash: First Look at DIFFERENT WORDS FOR THE SAME THING at CTG's Kirk Douglas Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

The world premiere of Kimber Lee's 'different words for the same thing' opens this Sunday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group / Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Performances continue through June 1, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Kimber Lee Talks World Premiere of DIFFERENT WORDS FOR THE SAME THING
by Stage Tube - May 2, 2014

Rehearsals have begun for the world premiere of Kimber Lee's "different words for the same thing," which begins previews May 4 at the Center Theatre Group / Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Opening night is May 11 and performances run through June 1, 2014. Kimber Lee discusses the show in the video below.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with CTG's DIFFERENT WORDS FOR THE SAME THING World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Rehearsals have begun for the world premiere of Kimber Lee's "different words for the same thing," which begins previews May 4 at the Center Theatre Group / Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Opening night is May 11 and performances run through June 1, 2014. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal!

Sam Anderson, Malcolm Madera, Alyson Reed and More Set for DIFFERENT WORDS FOR THE SAME THING at CTG; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Casting has been announced for the world premiere of Kimber Lee's "different words for the same thing," which begins previews May 4 at the Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. The opening night is May 11 and performances run through June 1, 2014.

BREAKING BAD, THE OFFICE, BEHIND THE CANDELABRA Win 2014 ACE EDDIE AWARDS; Full List!
by TV News Desk - Feb 8, 2014

The winners of the 64th annual ACE Eddie Awards were announced last night, February 7, 2014. In the category of one-hour drama for commercial TV, BREAKING BAD nearly swept the nominations, receiving four out of the five, and winning the award for Best Edited One-Hour Series. Scroll down for the full list of winners and nominees in the TV categories.

BREAKING BAD Dominates ACE EDDIE AWARD Nominations; Full List Announced
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Nominations for the 64th annual ACE Eddie Awards have been announced. The Eddie Awards divide films into drama and comedy categories.

Alfonso Cuaron's GRAVITY Among ACE EDDIE AWARD Nominations; Full List Announced
by Movies News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Nominations for the 64th annual ACE Eddie Awards have been announced. The Eddie Awards divide films into drama and comedy categories. Among the nods for drama were Alfonso Cuaron's 'Gravity' and Ethan and Joel Coen's Inside Llewyn Davis.

Reed Birney, Laura Heisler, et al. Set for O'Neill National Playwrights Conference
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2011

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center has announced cast members for this summer's National Playwrights Conference.

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