Tonya Lewis Lee News

ToniK Productions' MONSTER to Premiere at 2018 Sundance Film FestivalToniK Productions' MONSTER to Premiere at 2018 Sundance Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Tonya Lewis Lee and Nikki Silver's ToniK Productions' MONSTER to world premiere on Monday, January 22nd at 3PM in the Dramatic Competition of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival taking place from January 18 th-28 th, 2018 in Park City, Utah. (more...)

2018 Sundance Film Festival Feature Films Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Sundance Institute showcases bold, independent storytelling at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, beginning with today's announcement of feature films selected across all categories. The Festival hosts screenings in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort, from January 18 28. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Heather Headley, Anthony Ramos in Netflix's SHE'S GOTTA HAVE ITVIDEO: First Look - Heather Headley, Anthony Ramos in Netflix's SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT
by TV News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Miss Nola Darling returns in Spike Lee's first series, an update of the visionary Oscar -nominated writer-director's SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT. She's Gotta Have It will debut globally on Netflix on Thanksgiving Day, November 23, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: HAMILTON's Anthony Ramos & More in Spike Lee's SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT, Coming to NetflixPhoto Flash: HAMILTON's Anthony Ramos & More in Spike Lee's SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT, Coming to Netflix
by TV News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Thirty years ago, Spike Lee burst onto the independent filmmaking scene with his groundbreaking look at one free-spirited artist making it happen for herself in Brooklyn, New York. Now, Miss Nola Darling returns in a timely, topical update of the visionary Oscar -nominated writer-director's SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT. (more...)

VIDEO: Yo! Spike Lee's New Joint SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT Premieres on Netflix 11/23; Watch Teaser!VIDEO: Yo! Spike Lee's New Joint SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT Premieres on Netflix 11/23; Watch Teaser!
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

This Thanksgiving #Crooklyn Stand UP! DeWanda Wise stars as Nola Darling in the new Netflix original series, a Spike Lee Joint, SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT, launching everywhere this Thanksgiving, November 23, 2017. Check out the teaser below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Gloria Steinem, Rose Byrne and More Attend Opening Night of SWEATPhoto Coverage: Gloria Steinem, Rose Byrne and More Attend Opening Night of SWEAT
by Walter McBride - Mar 27, 2017

Sweat, the acclaimed new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, directed by Kate Whoriskey completed its long journey and opened last night on Broadway. The stars came out to walk the red carpet and take in a night of confrontational theatre. BroadwayWorld was on hand, check out the photos below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Terence BlanchardBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Terence Blanchard
by Elliot Lanes - Jan 11, 2017

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HAMILTON's Anthony Ramos Joins Cast of Spike Lee's SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT for NetflixHAMILTON's Anthony Ramos Joins Cast of Spike Lee's SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT for Netflix
by TV News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Anthony Ramos, who originated the roles of John Laurens and Philip Hamilton in Broadway's Tony-winning musical HAMILTON, has been cast as one of the male leads in SPIKE Lee's 10-episode Netflix series SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT, a contemporary update of SPIKE Lee's revolutionary debut independent film. (more...)

Photo Coverage: American Theatre Wing Honors Tony Winner Cicely TysonPhoto Coverage: American Theatre Wing Honors Tony Winner Cicely Tyson
by Walter McBride - Sep 27, 2016

Just last night, the American Theatre Wing honored legendary Tony Award-winning actress Cicely Tyson at its annual gala at The Plaza Hotel (Fifth Avenue at Central Park South). Tony Award winners Cynthia Erivo and Adriane Lenox, as well as Tony Award nominees Danielle Brooks and Saycon Sengbloh performed for the special night. (more...)

Cynthia Erivo and More to Perform at American Theatre Wing's 2016 Gala Honoring Cicely TysonCynthia Erivo and More to Perform at American Theatre Wing's 2016 Gala Honoring Cicely Tyson
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

The American Theatre Wing is thrilled to announce that Tony Award winners Cynthia Erivo and Adriane Lenox, as well as Tony Award nominees Danielle Brooks and Saycon Sengbloh will perform its annual Gala on Monday, September 26, 2016 at The Plaza Hotel (Fifth Avenue at Central Park South). (more...)

Netflix Greenlights Spike Lee's SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT to SeriesNetflix Greenlights Spike Lee's SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT to Series
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Netflix has ordered Spike Lee's SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT (The 1st Spike Lee Joint Feature Film) to series. The 10-episode series is a contemporary update of Spike Lee's revolutionary debut independent film. (more...)

American Theatre Wing to Honor Tony Winner Cicely Tyson at Fall GalaAmerican Theatre Wing to Honor Tony Winner Cicely Tyson at Fall Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

The American Theatre Wing has announced that its annual Gala, to be held on Monday, September 26, 2016 at The Plaza Hotel (Fifth Avenue at Central Park South), will honor legendary Tony Award-winning actress Cicely Tyson. (more...)

SheKnows Media and the Ms. Foundation Announce Finalists for #TheFWord Short-Form Video ContestSheKnows Media and the Ms. Foundation Announce Finalists for #TheFWord Short-Form Video Contest
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

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VIDEO: Laura Benanti Wants You To Use The F Word: FeminismVIDEO: Laura Benanti Wants You To Use The F Word: Feminism
by Michael Dale - Feb 22, 2016

The Broadway star is a judge for a video contest sponsored by SheKnows asking people to describe what feminism means to them. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Harvey Weinstein's Star-Studded HUGHIE GatheringPhoto Flash: Inside Harvey Weinstein's Star-Studded HUGHIE Gathering
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

Last night, February 18, Harvey Weinstein hosted a star-studded performance of Eugene O'Neill's HUGHIE -- starring Academy Award winner, Golden Globe Award winner & BAFTA winner Forest Whitaker and Tony Award winner Frank Wood at Broadway's Booth Theatre (222 West 45 Street) -- followed by and intimate reception in celebration of director Michael Grandage and Whitaker, who is making his Broadway debut. Eugene O'Neill's HUGHIE opens Thursday, February 25, 2016, in a strictly limited engagement. Scroll down for photos from the party! (more...)

Spike Lee to Boycott Academy Awards Due to Lack of Diversity Among NomineesSpike Lee to Boycott Academy Awards Due to Lack of Diversity Among Nominees
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

Spike Lee turned to Instagram to announce that he and his wife, Tonya will be boycotting next month's Academy Awards ceremony due to the lack of diversity among the nominees. (more...)

SheKnows Media and the Ms. Foundation Launch #TheFWord Video Contest With a Call for Entries That Ignites Conversation About Feminism TodaySheKnows Media and the Ms. Foundation Launch #TheFWord Video Contest With a Call for Entries That Ignites Conversation About Feminism Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

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2015 ESSENCE Festival' Hosts Free, All-Star Daytime Experience: Join Kelly Rowland, Kevin Hart, Steve Harvey, Trey Songz, Common, Mary J. Blige, Keke Palmer, Terrence J 2015 ESSENCE Festival' Hosts Free, All-Star Daytime Experience: Join Kelly Rowland, Kevin Hart, Steve Harvey, Trey Songz, Common, Mary J. Blige, Keke Palmer, Terrence J
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2015

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Deepak Chopra Joins Daytime Lineup of 2015 ESSENCE FestivalDeepak Chopra Joins Daytime Lineup of 2015 ESSENCE Festival
by TV News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

The 2015 ESSENCE Festival announces its power-packed daytime lineup for its ESSENCE Empowerment Experience (EEE) and Empower U, taking place Fourth of July Weekend, July 3-5, 2015, in New Orleans, LA. (more...)

American Theatre Wing's Annual Gala Raises Record-Breaking AmountAmerican Theatre Wing's Annual Gala Raises Record-Breaking Amount
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The American Theatre Wing announced today that its annual gala, held this past Monday evening at the Plaza Hotel, was the most successful in the organization's history, raising over $750,000 (besting the previous record, which was set in 2013, by more than $50,000). All proceeds from the evening will benefit the education and outreach programs of the American Theatre Wing, which include SpringboardNYC, the Theatre Intern Network, the National Theatre Company Grants and the Jonathan Larson Grants, and will also support free access for students, aspiring professionals, and the general public to programming on AmericanTheatreWing.org, including the long running 'Working in the Theatre' media program. (more...)

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