Derby Celebrates Its Youth In A Major City Centre EventDerby Celebrates Its Youth In A Major City Centre Event
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019

More than 1,500 young people across the city will take part in a day of art, sport and cultural activities, showcasing their talents and achievements in a vibrant takeover of Derby. (more...)

27 Writers Of 9 New Musicals Announced For Rhinebeck Writers Retreat27 Writers Of 9 New Musicals Announced For Rhinebeck Writers Retreat
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

Founding Executive Director Kathy Evans announced the 27 writers of nine new musicals for Rhinebeck Writers Retreat's summer weeklong residencies. This year's artists include Obie-winner Heather Christian, Kleban-winner Brian Crawley, TV and film writers Bekah Brunstetter (THIS IS US) and Cinco Paul (DESPICABLE ME), inaugural Stephen Schwartz Award winner Oliver Houser, and ASCAP Foundation scholarship winner Khiyon Hursey. The musicals cover a wide range of subjects. Four have LGBTQ themes: a historical look at Florida in the 1950s (IN A SUNSHINE STATE), a Palestinian/Israeli love story (BORDERS), a modern coming of age of a young black man (SEAN'S STORY PART I | THE AWAKENING), and a fantasy queer rock musical celebrating lady love (TL;DR: THELMA LOUISE; DYKE REMIX). Two are darkly comedic historical musicals: one featuring Mary Magdelene (A.D. 16) and the second a WWII plot to foil Hitler (OPERATION MINCEMEAT). Other subjects include the opioid crisis (ALMOST HEAVEN), the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 (THE GOLDEN SPIKE), and a mystery involving a woman with a sleep disorder (NARCOLEPSY). (more...)

Page 73 Spring Benefit Will Honor Board President Amanda WoodsPage 73 Spring Benefit Will Honor Board President Amanda Woods
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019

Page Seventy-Three Productions (Page 73) (Michael Walkup, Producing Artistic Director; Amanda Feldman, Managing Director; Rebecca Yaggy, Director of Development) announced today that the 2019 Spring Benefit will honor long standing Page 73 Board President Amanda Woods. The Spring Benefit will be held on Thursday, April 11 at Angel Orensanz Foundation (172 Norfolk Street). (more...)

Grand Rapids Pops Will Play PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEANGrand Rapids Pops Will Play PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Is Captain Jack Sparrow the worst pirate ever or the best pirate ever? Decide for yourself. (more...)

Grand Rapids Pops Will Play PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEANGrand Rapids Pops Will Play PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Is Captain Jack Sparrow the worst pirate ever or the best pirate ever? Decide for yourself. (more...)

BWW Review: Sedona International Film Festival Features FOR SALE: BABY SHOES, NEVER WORNBWW Review: Sedona International Film Festival Features FOR SALE: BABY SHOES, NEVER WORN
by Herbert Paine - Feb 21, 2019

FOR SALE: BABY SHOES, NEVER WORN, co-directed by Dmitri Milkin and Ryan Turner and featuring Amy Shiels and Asher Grodman, is a poignant one-minute film that propels you into the grief of two people who are letting go of the toys and paraphernalia that might have adorned the room of a baby that died too soon. (The short film is one of the features at this year's Sedona International Film Festival.) (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Orlando Bloom and the Cast of KILLER JOEPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Orlando Bloom and the Cast of KILLER JOE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

The Smith family hatch a plan to murder their estranged matriarch for her insurance money. They hire Joe Cooper, a police detective and part-time contract killer, to do the job. But once he enters their trailer home and comes face to face with their innocent daughter, the plan spirals out of control... A tense, gut-twisting thriller, Killer Joe, asks where the moral line is drawn in the fight for survival. (more...)

Book Now For Orlando Bloom In KILLER JOE in the West EndBook Now For Orlando Bloom In KILLER JOE in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

Orlando Bloom (The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Hobbit, the Pirates of the Caribbean series) is to star in the West End as a cop who moonlights as a killer-for-hire in multi award-winning Tracy Letts' blackly comic thriller, Killer Joe. Book tickets here! (more...)

FREE FREE FREE FREE Opens At The Exponential Festival, 1/18FREE FREE FREE FREE Opens At The Exponential Festival, 1/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2018

Written by Haleh Roshan Stilwell and directed by Jaki Bradley (Good Men Wanted), FREE FREE FREE FREE is based on the true story of the Diggers, an anarchist theater collective formed out of the San Francisco Mime Troupe; the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense and Students for a Democratic Society; and the rise of Asian American solidarity. Each group fights against capital and exploitation, fights for liberation, and envisions an America and a world beyond constant war, immeasurable poverty, and global hunger. But how the fuck do we, they, we get from here to there? (more...)

FREE FREE FREE FREE Opens At The Exponential Festival, TodayFREE FREE FREE FREE Opens At The Exponential Festival, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Written by Haleh Roshan Stilwell and directed by Jaki Bradley (Good Men Wanted), FREE FREE FREE FREE is based on the true story of the Diggers, an anarchist theater collective formed out of the San Francisco Mime Troupe; the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense and Students for a Democratic Society; and the rise of Asian American solidarity. Each group fights against capital and exploitation, fights for liberation, and envisions an America and a world beyond constant war, immeasurable poverty, and global hunger. But how the fuck do we, they, we get from here to there? (more...)

FREE FREE FREE FREE Opens At The Exponential Festival, 1/18FREE FREE FREE FREE Opens At The Exponential Festival, 1/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Written by Haleh Roshan Stilwell and directed by Jaki Bradley (Good Men Wanted), FREE FREE FREE FREE is based on the true story of the Diggers, an anarchist theater collective formed out of the San Francisco Mime Troupe; the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense and Students for a Democratic Society; and the rise of Asian American solidarity. Each group fights against capital and exploitation, fights for liberation, and envisions an America and a world beyond constant war, immeasurable poverty, and global hunger. But how the fuck do we, they, we get from here to there? (more...)

Orlando Bloom Cast as Lead in Amazon Original Series CARNIVAL ROWOrlando Bloom Cast as Lead in Amazon Original Series CARNIVAL ROW
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Amazon today announced that Orlando Bloom is set to star in its original one-hour fantasy noir CARNIVAL ROW. Bloom will play Rycroft Philostrate, a police inspector investigating the murder of a faerie showgirl on Carnival Row. (more...)

VIDEO: Kaya Scodelario on EQ in 42!
by TV News Desk - May 30, 2017

On eonline.com, Kaya Scodelario, star of the new movie, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, took time to sit down with E! News' EQ in 42. (more...)

Shanghai Disney to Host World Premiere of PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES
by Movies News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Disney announced today that Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films' PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES will have its World Premiere in Shanghai, China, at Shanghai Disney Resort on Thursday, May 11 (more...)

Brown/Trinity Rep to Present Timberlake Wertenbaker's OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs continue their season with Our Country's Good, by Timberlake Wertenbaker, a captivating exploration of the purpose of art and the resilience of the human spirit. Our Country's Good, under the direction of Ashley Teague ('17), runs Feb. 23 - March 11, 2017. (more...)

Brown/Trinity Rep to Present Timberlake Wertenbaker's OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

The Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs continue their season with Our Country's Good, by Timberlake Wertenbaker, a captivating exploration of the purpose of art and the resilience of the human spirit. Our Country's Good, under the direction of Ashley Teague ('17), runs Feb. 23 - March 11, 2017. (more...)

Freeform to Present 'Moments to Celebrate' Programming Event, Beginning 12/26
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2016

Just because the stockings are empty and the presents are all unwrapped doesn't mean the celebrating is over before the New Year begins. (more...)

Freeform to Present 'Moments to Celebrate' Programming Event, Beginning 12/26
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Just because the stockings are empty and the presents are all unwrapped doesn't mean the celebrating is over before the New Year begins. (more...)

VIDEO: Trailer for PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES!
by TV News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

The brand new teaser trailer for PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES debuted during last night's finale of AMC's 'Fear the Walking Dead.' (more...)

Drama Desk Nominees The Lobbyists to Perform SONGS FROM SEAWIFE at Rockwood Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

? Indie-folk rock sextet The Lobbyists, 2016 Drama Desk Award Nominees for Outstanding Music, are pleased to announce a special one-night-only concert of their music from the critically-acclaimed folk play SeaWife, on Tuesday, May 31 at 7:00PM at Rockwood Music Hall (196 Allen Street). (more...)

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