BWW Review: THIS BEAUTIFUL CITYBWW Review: THIS BEAUTIFUL CITY
by E.H. Reiter - Nov 22, 2018

THIS BEAUTIFUL CITY is an interesting exploration of faith, power, politics, and community when the world is always changing. Playing through December 16th at the Diversionary Theatre.  For show times and ticket information go to www.diversionary.org   (more...)

Sebastian Chacon Joins THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN Off-BroadwaySebastian Chacon Joins THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Playwrights Realm has announced that Sebastian Chacon will join the cast for the final performances in the Realm's World Premiere production of Michael Yates Crowley's acclaimed The Rape of the Sabine Women by Grace B. Matthias. (more...)

THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN to Open This Weekend Off-BroadwayTHE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN to Open This Weekend Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The World Premiere of Michael Yates Crowley's The Rape of the Sabine Women, By Grace B. Matthias opens on Sunday, September 10 at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street project. (more...)

World Premiere of THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN Comes to The Playwrights RealmWorld Premiere of THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN Comes to The Playwrights Realm
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Led by Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereira, The Playwrights Realm kicks off their 2017-18 season with the World Premiere of Michael Yates Crowley's The Rape of the Sabine Women, By Grace B. Matthias (August 25 - September 23) at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street project. Directed by Tyne Rafaeli, this complex collision of satire and dark comedy fearlessly explores rape culture in America and was previously developed as part of The Realm's 2014-15 Writing Fellowship. (more...)

THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN Premiere and More Set for Playwrights Realm's 2017-18 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The Playwrights Realm has announced its 2017-18 season productions: the world premieres of Michael Yates Crowley's The Rape of the Sabine Women, By Grace B. Matthias, directed by Tyne Rafaeli (August - September 2017), and Don Nguyen's Hello, From the Children of Planet Earth, directed by Jade King Carroll (February - March 2018).Both will be presented at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street project. (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary MEET THE DONORS: DOES MONEY TALK?, 8/1
by TV News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

In MEET THE DONORS: DOES MONEY TALK?, intrepid filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi (HBO's Emmy®-winning “Journeys with George”) takes viewers behind the scenes at top-dollar fundraisers and chats with dozens of ultra-rich mega-donors from both political parties to find out why they are pouring millions into the election. (more...)

Cast Set for MDR's 'EVANSTON' Staged Reading
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

Midtown Direct Rep (MDR) continues its 2015-16 Theater in the Loft series at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) with a staged reading of Evanston: A Rare Comedy, written by Michael Yates Crowley. This reading, directed by Michael Rau, will be performed for one night only on Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 7pm at SOPAC (One Sopac Way, South Orange, NJ, 07079). The reading is $15 and open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at www.sopacnow.org or by calling 973-313-ARTS (2787). (more...)

HBO Debuts Alexandra Pelosi's Documentary SAN FRANCISCO 2.0 Tonight
by TV News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

San Francisco has long enjoyed a reputation as the counterculture capital of America, attracting bohemians, mavericks, progressives and activists. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Stellar Cast Tells Same Old Story in Wilbury Group's THIS BEAUTIFUL CITY
by Robert Barossi - Sep 28, 2014

Stories of religious coflict and controversy have been around as long as...well...religion. Today, we are indundated with stories about the way religion continues to change, shape, impact and effect us and our world. Religious fanaticism, especially, has come to the forefront in recent years and now dominates the news we read and hear. Religious themes are also presented in artistic and creative works, including movies, books, tv shows and plays, including This Beautiful City, the first show of the season at The Wilbury Group. And while the play's life started with a interesting concept, the final product is mostly a rehash of religious stories we have heard many times before, told in more compelling and relatable ways. (more...)

Michael Yates Crowley, Sarah Gancher & More Named 2014-15 Playwrights Realm Writing Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The Playwrights Realm has selected four early-career playwrights for its 2014-15 Writing Fellows program: Michael Yates Crowley, Sarah Gancher, Emma Goidel, and Tony Meneses. (more...)

Wilbury Group Opens Season 5 with New England Premiere of THIS BEAUTIFUL CITY, Now thru 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The Wilbury Theatre Group opens Season 5 with the New England premiere of This Beautiful City, written by Steven Cosson and Jim Lewis, with music and lyrics by Michael Friedman. Wilbury Group Founding Artistic Director Josh Short directs with music direction by the team of Brien Lang and Milly Romanzi, this fascinating a new documentary-style play with music that details the explosion of America's evangelical Christian movement. This Beautiful City runs tonight, September 18 through October 12 at The Wilbury Theatre Group, 393 Broad Street, Providence RI. (more...)

Wilbury Group to Open Season 5 with New England Premiere of THIS BEAUTIFUL CITY, 9/18-10/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

The Wilbury Theatre Group opens Season 5 with the New England premiere of This Beautiful City, written by Steven Cosson and Jim Lewis, with music and lyrics by Michael Friedman. Wilbury Group Founding Artistic Director Josh Short directs with music direction by the team of Brien Lang and Milly Romanzi, this fascinating a new documentary-style play with music that details the explosion of America's evangelical Christian movement. This Beautiful City runs September 18 through October 12 at The Wilbury Theatre Group, 393 Broad Street, Providence RI. (more...)

Wilbury Theatre Group Sets Fifth Season: NEXT TO NORMAL, 'RAPTURE' & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

Josh Short, Founding Artistic Director of Providence's Wilbury Theatre Group, has announced the group's 2014-15 season. Bookended by two very different but equally exciting musicals and featuring a bold blende of new works and reimagined classics from the most cutting-edge playwrights, Season 5 promises to be The Wilbury Group's most ambitious season yet. (more...)

Bill Weir to Exit ABC's NIGHTLINE; Dan Harris Set to Replace
by TV News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

ABC News president Ben Sherwood announced in a memo this morning, Friday, October 11th, that NIGHTLINE co-anchor Bill Weir will be exiting the late–night news show. Dan Harris is set to be his replacement. No further details have been released at this time. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Molly Ringwald to Be Featured on OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2013

This Sunday on OWN, Molly Ringwald will be featured on the season finale of “OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?” Fans will have the chance to catch up with the 80's teen queen as she sits down to discuss her new career in jazz music. Get a sneak peek below! (more...)

Oprah's Sister Set for Season Premiere of OWN's OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2013

The new season of 'Oprah: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?' premieres with Oprah's sister, actress Denise Richards and Survivor winner Richard Hatch. The episode airs TONIGHT, JULY 28 at 10pm ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. (more...)

Oprah's Sister Set for Season Premiere of OWN's OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2013

The new season of 'Oprah: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?' premieres with Oprah's sister, actress Denise Richards and Survivor winner Richard Hatch. The episode airs SUNDAY, JULY 28 at 10pm ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. (more...)

OWN Sets Summer Premiere Dates for LIFECLASS, SWEETIE PIES & More
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2013

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that four of the network's popular Primetime series will be premiering all-new episodes throughout the summer, making OWN great place for weekend escapes as the temperature rises over the coming months. (more...)

HBO Debuts Jim McGreevey Documentary FALL TO GRACE Tonight
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2013

Charting his transformative journey from closeted high-profile politician to openly gay spiritual advisor to women in prison, FALL TO GRACE debuts TONIGHT, MARCH 28 (8:00-8:45 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. (more...)

HBO to Debut Jim McGreevey Documentary FALL TO GRACE, 3/28
by TV News Desk - Mar 8, 2013

Charting his transformative journey from closeted high-profile politician to openly gay spiritual advisor to women in prison, FALL TO GRACE debuts THURSDAY, MARCH 28 (8:00-8:45 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. (more...)

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