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Date of Birth: March 27, 1930
Date of Death: November 07, 1980 (50)

Birth Place: Beech Grove, IN, USA
CMT CROSSROADS: SHERYL CROW & FRIENDS to Premiere September 27 Photo CMT CROSSROADS: SHERYL CROW & FRIENDS to Premiere September 27
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2019

Nine-time GRAMMY® Award-winning artist, Sheryl Crow, brings her final album THREADS  to life as she invites her friends and collaborators for an all-star television event. a?oeCMT Crossroads: Sheryl Crow & Friendsa?? premieres Friday, September 27 at 10PM ET/9PM CT. Joined by legendary artists such as Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell, Joe Walsh, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, and female duo Lucius, the one-hour special includes intimate performances and interviews filmed in a variety of eclectic and intimate settings.

James Triner and Jamie Wolpert Join Stage Entertainment Photo James Triner and Jamie Wolpert Join Stage Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019

Stage Entertainment has announced the appointment of James Triner as International Executive Producer and Jamie Wolpert as Head of International Development. The appointments reflect the ambition of Stage Entertainment's international creative development and production teams.

Jordan Peele to Receive John Schlesinger Britannia Award For Excellence In Directing Photo Jordan Peele to Receive John Schlesinger Britannia Award For Excellence In Directing
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2019

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA Los Angeles) is pleased to announce that writer, director, producer Jordan Peele, whose films Us and Get Out have created a new genre of socially-conscious horror, will receive The John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing. He joins previously announced honorees Jane Fonda, who will receive the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film Presented by Cunard, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who will receive the Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year, Jackie Chan, who will receive the Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Entertainment, and Steve Coogan, who will receive the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy Presented by Jaguar Land Rover.

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of HARRIET Starring Cynthia Erivo? Photo Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of HARRIET Starring Cynthia Erivo?
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2019

Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, HARRIET tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history. HARRIET stars Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., and Janelle Monae.

Paramount Network to Honor Patrick Swayze in New Documentary Photo Paramount Network to Honor Patrick Swayze in New Documentary
by TV News Desk - Jul 9, 2019

 Paramount Network has joined forces with Network Entertainment to celebrate the life of legendary Hollywood figure Patrick Swayze for the  latest installment of the I Am documentary franchise. I Am Patrick Swayze will world premiere in the actor's home state at the San Antonio Film Festival on Friday, August 2, and will debut on Swayze's birthday, Sunday, August 18 at 9:00 p.m. ETPT on Paramount Network.  Patrick Swayze classics Ghost and Dirty Dancing will air leading into the documentary at 3:30 p.m. ETPT and 6:30 p.m. ETPT. 

'Tara' Centerpiece From GONE WITH THE WIND Sells at Auction Photo 'Tara' Centerpiece From GONE WITH THE WIND Sells at Auction
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2019

Profiles in History announces the grand entrance from Tara, The O'Hara Plantation in Gone With The Wind sold for $120,000. 

The Academy Invites 842 To Membership; 50% Are Women Photo The Academy Invites 842 To Membership; 50% Are Women
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2019

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 842 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. The 2019 class is 50% women, 29% people of color, and represents 59 countries. Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy's membership in 2019.

John Boyega, Letitia Wright to Star in Steve McQueen Series for BBC One Photo John Boyega, Letitia Wright to Star in Steve McQueen Series for BBC One
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2019

BBC One, Turbine Studios and Lammas Park are proud to announce that Oscar and Bafta-winning filmmaker Steve McQueen (Widows, Twelve Years A Slave) has cast his TV series entitled Small Axe for BBC One with an all-star British cast including John Boyega and Letitia Wright. The series is executive produced by Tracey Scoffield and David Tanner for Turbine Studios and Steve McQueen for Lammas Park. Shooting began on location in London on June 24.

The Public Theater Begins Performances For New York Premiere Of MOJADA Photo The Public Theater Begins Performances For New York Premiere Of MOJADA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019

 The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) will begin performances for the New York premiere of MOJADA on Tuesday, July 2 with a Joseph Papp Free Preview in The Public's LuEsther Hall. Written by MacArthur Genius Award-winning playwright Luis Alfaro and directed by Obie Award-winning directorChay Yew, MOJADA is a bold new telling of a story as old as tragedy itself. MOJADA will run through Sunday, August 11, with an official press opening on Wednesday, July 17.

Julien's Auctions Two-Day Legends Auction Results Announced Photo Julien's Auctions Two-Day Legends Auction Results Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019

Julien's Auctions, the world-record breaking auction house, held its two-day marquee Hollywood auction event, LEGENDS June 13-14, 2019 at The Standard Oil Building in Beverly Hills in front of a buzzing crowd of collectors and fans bidding live on the floor, online and on the phone across the globe.

French Institute Alliance Francaise Presents SUMMER OF MICHEL LEGRAND Photo French Institute Alliance Francaise Presents SUMMER OF MICHEL LEGRAND
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019

The French Institute Alliance Fran aise (FIAF) honors the great French composer Michel Legrand, who died in January this year, with a special Cin Salon series devoted to his life and work. Curated by one of his longtime collaborators and greatest interpreters, singer and actress Melissa Errico, Summer of Michel Legrand brings together seven of his films from his best known triumphs such as The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and The Young Girls of Rochefort to lesser known gems such as the enchanting fairy-tale musical Donkey Skin. Screenings take place on Tuesdays in July at 4pm and 7:30pm in FIAF's Florence Gould Hall.

TimesTalks and HBO Announce Second Year-Long Sponsorship for ScreenTimes Series Photo TimesTalks and HBO Announce Second Year-Long Sponsorship for ScreenTimes Series
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2019

TimesTalks, The New York Times live conversation and performance series, is pleased to announce HBO as presenting sponsor of the ScreenTimesseries for a second year. Over the course of the year-long sponsorship, ScreenTimes will showcase 12 high profile pre-release screenings, coinciding with key studio release dates in late spring, summer, fall, and the year-end holiday awards season. Each screening will be followed by a conversation with the top creative talent from that film, moderated by a New York Times journalist.

Video: Jake Gyllenhaal Joins Annaleigh Ashford For A SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE D Photo Video: Jake Gyllenhaal Joins Annaleigh Ashford For A SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Duet On PBS
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

Her Sunday In the Park With George co-star Jake Gyllenhaal joins her onstage for a duet from the show, 'Move On'. See a clip of their reunion!

HB Studio Announces UTA HAGEN AT 100 Gala Photo HB Studio Announces UTA HAGEN AT 100 Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

HB Studio, one of New York's oldest acting studios, will celebrate the legacy of Uta Hagen, long-time HB Studio master teacher, with the UTA HAGEN AT 100 GALA, on Monday, June 10 at Tribeca Rooftop (2 Desbrosses Street).  The evening will begin at 6pm with cocktails, followed by a dinner at 7pm. 

Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo Live At Lincoln Center To Air On PBS Next Friday Photo Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo Live At Lincoln Center To Air On PBS Next Friday
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019

Live From Lincoln Center will air a  concert featuring one of Broadway's brightest stars Tony Award-winner, Cynthia Erivo, next Friday, May 10, at 9 PM.

BAFTA Announces 2019 British Academy Britannia Awards Date Photo BAFTA Announces 2019 British Academy Britannia Awards Date
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2019

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA Los Angeles) is pleased to announce that this year's British Academy Britannia Awards will take place on Friday, October 25, 2019 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

VIDEO: PBS to Air Cynthia Erivo, Annaleigh Ashford, and Megan Hilty's Lincoln Center  Photo VIDEO: PBS to Air Cynthia Erivo, Annaleigh Ashford, and Megan Hilty's Lincoln Center Concerts
by TV News Desk - Apr 9, 2019

Live From Lincoln Center will welcome three of Broadway's brightest stars— Cynthia Erivo, Annaleigh Ashford, and Megan Hilty—for the second season of the critically acclaimed Stars in Concert performance series on PBS. Each evening will spotlight one of these iconic leading ladies, combining powerhouse performances with an intimate cabaret-style setting.

VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo Sings 'Time After Time' With AMERICAN IDOL Contestant Jeremiah L Photo VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo Sings 'Time After Time' With AMERICAN IDOL Contestant Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon
by Stage Tube - Apr 9, 2019

Cynthia Erivo appeared on last night's American Idol to perform with one of the show's contestants.

The Shed Opens This Friday With Specially Commissioned New Works Photo The Shed Opens This Friday With Specially Commissioned New Works
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019

The Shed, New York City's new arts center dedicated to commissioning, develops, and presents original works of art, across all disciplines, for all audiences, will open to the public on April 5 with the world premiere of Soundtrack of America. The five-night concert series, conceived and directed by Steve McQueen with a creative team led by Quincy Jones and Maureen Mahon, celebrates the unrivaled impact of African American music on contemporary culture with performances by a new generation of artists. A free live stream of the April 5 concert will be available on The Shed's website, TheShed.org, and its social media channels.

Kelsey Lu to Release Debut Album 'Blood' on April 19 Photo Kelsey Lu to Release Debut Album 'Blood' on April 19
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Kelsey Lu unveils the details of her forthcoming debut album, Blood, due April 19 on Columbia Records—see below for the full tracklist.

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