#HealMeToo Festival Asks How We Can Heal From Sexual Violence#HealMeToo Festival Asks How We Can Heal From Sexual Violence
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

From March 27 - April 14 2019 at the IRT Theater in the West Village, the #HealMeToo Festival will bring together over 50 leading artists, experts, and activists for a multi-disciplinary exploration of gendered and sexual violence and how it can be healed. (more...)

MACRO Lodge At Sundance Film Festival Concludes Four Days Of Programming To Champion Diversity, Inclusion And People Of ColorMACRO Lodge At Sundance Film Festival Concludes Four Days Of Programming To Champion Diversity, Inclusion And People Of Color
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

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Casting Announced for THE PUSSY GRABBER PLAYS At Joe's PubCasting Announced for THE PUSSY GRABBER PLAYS At Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Award-winning artists and activists are joining forces to bring the #MeToo movement to the stage. Inspired by the women who have come forward with personal accounts of President Donald Trump's sexual harassment and assaults, "The Pussy Grabber Plays" will premiere Monday, January 14 at 9:30 p.m. at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. An acclaimed, all-female production team will make the play available royalty-free to theaters, community groups and colleges across the country, creating a new platform for survivors of sexual abuse. (more...)

A New Trump Play THE P***Y GRABBER P Comes to Joe's Pub In JanuaryA New Trump Play THE P***Y GRABBER P Comes to Joe's Pub In January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

Award-winning artists and activists are joining forces to bring the #MeToo movement to the stage. Inspired by the women who have come forward with personal accounts of President Donald Trump's sexual harassment and assaults, "The Pussy Grabber Plays" will premiere Monday, January 14 at 9:30 p.m. at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. An acclaimed, all-female production team will make the play available royalty-free to theaters, community groups and colleges across the country, creating a new platform for survivors of sexual abuse. (more...)

SURVIVING R. KELLY to Debut as a Special Three-Night Event on LifetimeSURVIVING R. KELLY to Debut as a Special Three-Night Event on Lifetime
by TV News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

Lifetime debuts the bombshell documentary series, Surviving R. Kelly, in a special three-night-event, beginning Thursday, January 3 at 9pm ET/PT. Two additional hours will premiere on Friday, January 4, at 9pm ET/PT and the final installment of the six-part documentary series will debut on Saturday, January 5, at 9pm ET/PT. (more...)

ACLU to Honor Constance Wu, Rita Moreno, Tarana Burke, Eva Longoria, Alyssa Milano, and Kenya BarrisACLU to Honor Constance Wu, Rita Moreno, Tarana Burke, Eva Longoria, Alyssa Milano, and Kenya Barris
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Ninety-five years ago, writer and activist Upton Sinclair was pulled off a podium, arrested, and thrown in jail for reading aloud the First Amendment to the Constitution at a rally. This violation of the bedrock of American democracy led to the founding of the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California, now a legal and activism powerhouse. (more...)

FOOD NETWORK & COOKING CHANNEL NYC Wine & Food Fest Presented by Capital One 10/11 to 10/14FOOD NETWORK & COOKING CHANNEL NYC Wine & Food Fest Presented by Capital One 10/11 to 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Tickets are now on sale for the 11th annual Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine and Food Festival presented by Capital One (NYCWFF). The festival returns to EAT. DRINK. END HUNGER from October 11 - 14, 2018. (more...)

The Women Making History Awards in September to Honor Kristen Bell, Kathy Bates, and MoreThe Women Making History Awards in September to Honor Kristen Bell, Kathy Bates, and More
by TV News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

The seventh annual ceremony of the Women Making History Awards is hosted by the National Women's History Museum (NWHM) and its Los Angeles Regional Council. The ceremony commemorates inspiring women who are making significant field-related and global contributions.  (more...)

DATC Second Stage Presents SPEAK UP, SPEAK OUT At Planet AntDATC Second Stage Presents SPEAK UP, SPEAK OUT At Planet Ant
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

The Detroit Actor's Theatre Company proudly presents Speak Up, Speak Out: a sensory, spoken cabaret that gives insight into the culture, emotions and experiences of the #MeToo movement. The show, directed by Shannon Grant, will be performed at Planet Ant Theatre in Hamtramck on Friday, Aug. 10 and Saturday, Aug. 11 at 7:30 pm. Tickets will be sold online or at the door for $15. Speak Up, Speak Out will feature a talkback after each show and is partnering with Alternatives for Girls, a local organization that provides services and support for homeless and high-risk women. (more...)

Capital One Cardholder Pre-Sale Begins Today For 11th Annual Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival Presented By Capital OneCapital One Cardholder Pre-Sale Begins Today For 11th Annual Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival Presented By Capital One
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

Now through June 24 Capital One cardholders can enjoy exclusive pre-sale access to tickets for the 11 th annual Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One (NYCWFF). The Festival returns to EAT. DRINK. END HUNGER. October 11 - 14, 2018, with more than 70 events taking place to benefit the hunger-relief organizations No Kid Hungry and Food Bank For New York City. In addition to pre-sale access to all events, Capital One cardholders will continue to receive benefits like early access, reserved seating, priority entry, exclusive discount and more at select events both during the pre-sale period and once general ticket sales begin on June 25. (more...)

Ava Duvernay And Elaine Welteroth Honored At Ms. Foundation 30th Annual Gloria AwardsAva Duvernay And Elaine Welteroth Honored At Ms. Foundation 30th Annual Gloria Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Hundreds gathered at the 30th Annual Gloria Awards: A Salute to Women of Vision at Capitale on Thursday, May 3rd to pay tribute to Academy-Award nominated director Ava DuVernay and award-winning journalist and former Editor-in-Chief of Teen Vogue Elaine Welteroth. (more...)

Hundreds of Celebrities, Activists, Artists, Policy Experts, and Survivors Launch #NoRA CampaignHundreds of Celebrities, Activists, Artists, Policy Experts, and Survivors Launch #NoRA Campaign
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

More than 100 celebrities, activists, artists, policy experts and survivors of gun violence today launched the #NoRA (No Rifle Association), a new collective action campaign to highlight and combat the National Rifle Association's (NRA) deadly influence over the American political system. The alliance is committed to moving culture into a less violent place by counteracting the influence of NRA money in our communities. (more...)

Hugh Jackman and Sonia Friedman Make Time's List of 100 Most Influential PeopleHugh Jackman and Sonia Friedman Make Time's List of 100 Most Influential People
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

TIME has just revealed the 2018 TIME 100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The issue has six worldwide covers, each highlighting a member of the TIME 100: Jennifer Lopez, Nicole Kidman, Roger Federer, Tarana Burke, Satya Nadella, and Tiffany Haddish. Also included in this year's list are stage and screen star Hugh Jackman and Broadway/West End producer Sonia Friedman. (more...)

Common, Joy-Ann Reid, & More Highlight National Action Network's KEEPERS OF THE DREAM AWARDS, April 18Common, Joy-Ann Reid, & More Highlight National Action Network's KEEPERS OF THE DREAM AWARDS, April 18
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Marking the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, NAN President and Founder Rev. Al Sharpton will host the “Keepers of the Dream Awards” on April 18, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. The awards, given each year to mark the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s death, honor those who have continued to advocate for the principles that Dr. King gave his life for. (more...)

Photo Flash: Common Hosts Fourth Annual 'Toast to the Arts: A Celebration of Fearless Art'Photo Flash: Common Hosts Fourth Annual 'Toast to the Arts: A Celebration of Fearless Art'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2018

Recording artist and Oscar-winner Common hosted the fourth annual “Toast To The Arts: A Celebration of Fearless Art” event, March 2, honoring the Academy Award nominations of Get Out nominee Daniel Kaluuya (Best Actor); Mudbound nominees Mary J. Blige (Best Supporting Actress, Best Original Song), director Dee Rees (Best Writing Adapted Screenplay) and producer Charles D. King; as well as legendary filmmaker Charles Burnett. (more...)

Tiffany Haddish, Danai Gurira, Lena Waithe, & Tessa Thompson Honored at 11th Annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood AwardsTiffany Haddish, Danai Gurira, Lena Waithe, & Tessa Thompson Honored at 11th Annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

Kicking off Women's History Month; ESSENCE turned the spotlight on four remarkable women, during Oscar week, with its popular “BLACK WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD AWARDS,” held Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. Returning to its traditional daytime luncheon, the ESSENCE “BLACK WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD AWARDS” was hosted by actress Yvonne Orji.  This year's program honored actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish; actress Danai Gurira; Emmy-Award winning writer and director Lena Waithe and actress and activist Tessa Thompson.  For the fourth consecutive year, the ESSENCE“BLACK WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD AWARDS” will air as a primetime special on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network on March 3, 2018 at 10 pm ET/PT. (more...)

Town Stages Announces BAE: UPRISING 2018 POST-MARCH ACTIVATIONTown Stages Announces BAE: UPRISING 2018 POST-MARCH ACTIVATION
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Town Stages announces BAE: UPRISING, 2018 post-march activation, NYC, presented by the Collective BAE in support of the Women's March Alliance at Town Stages, 221 West Broadway, NYC on Saturday, January 20, 2018, with sessions beginning at 3pm and 7pm. RSVP at https://baeuprising.splashthat.com/. (more...)

Sydney Opera House Announces ALL ABOUT WOMEN LineupSydney Opera House Announces ALL ABOUT WOMEN Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

The Sydney Opera House today announced the line-up for its sixth All About Women festival on Sunday 4 March 2018. For next year's All About Women, a stellar cast of international and local storytellers, thinkers and game-changers will explore the issues and ideas important to women in 2017. (more...)

#MeToo Monologues Come to Teatro Paraguas Monday, 12/11#MeToo Monologues Come to Teatro Paraguas Monday, 12/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

On December 7-11, 2017 in the United States, an event of unity, resistance, and healing will take place in 12 cities across the country, bringing together women of all walks of life to share their personal stories about sexual harassment, rape, abuse and assault . The #MeToo Monologues will take place in theaters and public spaces throughout America, where groups of 6-10 women will share monologues about how being sexually violated has affected them. (more...)