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by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018
R.E.M. grew up with the BBC, and this historic relationship is lovingly celebrated across an incredible collection that beautifully illustrates the career trajectory of one of modern music's greatest bands. The collection-available as a super-deluxe edition 8-CD/1-DVD box set, as well as 2-CD, 2-LP and digital formats-comprises a treasure trove of rare and unreleased live and studio recordings culled from the BBC and band archives. This is a must-have collection for R.E.M. fans and an authoritative introduction for newcomers.
by Movies News Desk - Sep 5, 2017
The award-winning documentary Fabergé: A Life of Its Own will be released on iTunes, On Demand, DVD, and Blu-ray on April 10, 2017, in the centennial year of the Russian Revolution. The feature-length film introduces new footage revealing the most valuable Imperial Egg designed by the House of Fabergé-the exquisite Winter Egg of 1913 commissioned by Tsar Nicholas II for his mother. Sold at auction in 2002 to a private collector for $9.6 million (now estimated to be worth $60 million), the Winter Egg is generally perceived by Fabergé authorities to be among the most spectacular and desirable Fabergé objects ever produced.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018
Schimmel Center presents celebrated stand-up comedian and actress Caroline Rhea in a solo show today, September 28, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. as part of its 2018-19 Season Launch Weekend. The Season Launch Weekend additionally includes a solo performance by Mandy Gonzalez (currently appearing as Angelica Schuyler in Broadway's Hamilton) the following evening, on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017
THE STOMACHING - written and directed by Reece Connolly and performed by Red Cape Black Cape - will play on November 3rd and 4th at the Old Red Lion Theatre as part of the London Horror Festival 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018
The Barbican today launches Life Rewired, an arts and learning season running throughout 2019 exploring what it means to be human in the face of technological and scientific forces that are dizzying in their speed, scale and complexity.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018
Schimmel Center presents celebrated stand-up comedian and actress Caroline Rhea in a solo show on Friday, September 28, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. as part of its 2018-19 Season Launch Weekend. The Season Launch Weekend additionally includes a solo performance by Mandy Gonzalez (currently appearing as Angelica Schuyler in Broadway's Hamilton) the following evening, on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017
Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Nicholas Wright's The Slaves of Solitude directed by Jonathan Kent.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017
Rock icons R.E.M. are reissuing their landmark album Automatic For The People to commemorate the title's 25th Anniversary. Due November 10 via Craft Recordings, the remastered album will be available in a variety of formats
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2017
Today, SHOWTIME announced the pick-up of new half-hour comedy series KIDDING, starring Golden Globe winner Jim Carrey (The Truman Show) in his first series regular role in more than two decades and reuniting him with Oscar winner Michel Gondry (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), who will direct the project.
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2017
Netflix announced today, out of this year's Toronto International Film Festival, that it has acquired worldwide rights to director Chris Smith's fascinating deep dive into actor Jim Carrey's time spent portraying famed and complicated comedian Andy Kaufman.
by TV News Desk - Oct 8, 2018
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA Los Angeles) is pleased to announce that actor and comedian Jim Carrey and British actress Emilia Clarke will be honored at the 2018 British Academy Britannia Awards. Carrey will receive the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy Presented by Jaguar Land Rover, while Clarke will receive the Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017
In celebration of the 25th Anniversary reissue of the landmark album Automatic For The People, rock icons R.E.M. are premiering the never-before-heard demo of the oft-mused-about track Devil Rides Backwards.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017
Tony Clifton is one of the most enigmatic, outrageous and disturbing comedians on the face of the earth. Discovered by Andy Kaufman, Tony entertained, offended and startled millions.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018
The Metropolitan Opera presents the North American premiere of Marnie, an original Met commission by composer Nico Muhly and librettist Nicholas Wright, on October 19, 2018, with performances continuing until November 10. Based on Winston Graham's haunting novel, which also inspired the classic Alfred Hitchcock film, Marnie is conducted by Robert Spano in his Met debut and directed by Michael Mayer, who created the staging for the opera's world premiere at English National Opera in 2017. The November 10 matinee will be transmitted live to movie theaters throughout the world as part of the Met's Live in HD series.
by Stage Tube - Oct 27, 2018
The Britannia Awards were held on Friday night, and usually funny-man Jim Carrey was not joking around.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017
Tony Clifton is one of the most enigmatic, outrageous and disturbing comedians on the face of the earth. Discovered by Andy Kaufman, Tony entertained, offended and startled millions.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017
Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre NBT announced today that Roscoe Orman (Sesame Street, The Night Of) will star in Nambi E. Kelley's play 'Blood,' the first I AM SOUL PLAYWRIGHTS RESIDENT workshop. The show will be directed by Elizabeth Van Dyke.
by Richard Sasanow - Oct 19, 2018
When the Met's literary advisor asked Nicholas Wright what he thought about doing the libretto for MARNIE, he said yes because he was really interested in working with composer Nico Muhly and Michael Mayer. He was somewhat reserved, however, about whether it was a good opera subject. That was understandable, of course, when he admitted, laughing, a case of mistaken identity.
by TV News Desk - Oct 19, 2017
Jim Carrey featured in Netflix's new documentary JIM & ANDY, premiering globally on November 17th.
by Kelsey Lawler - Oct 13, 2017
With Lauren Gunderson's Silent Sky, the Next Act Theatre invites us, for a couple of hours, to orient ourselves in a place and time before the 1990 Hubble telescope, before the 1969 moon landing, before the first rocket launch in 1926, and before Edwin Hubble proved the vastness of galaxies far beyond our own in 1923. It's here that we meet mathematician and aspiring astronomer Henrietta Leavitt, played by the always-brilliant Deb Staples.
by David Green - Nov 27, 2017
The McCallum Theatre presents Tom Dreesen's An Evening of Laughter & Memories of Sinatra on Saturday, December 9, at 8:00pm. Frank Sinatra's opening act for 14 years, acclaimed comedian Tom Dreesen delivers a superb show, sharing his unforgettable personal stories and keen insights from working closely with Sinatra. Taking audiences to Frank's last performance, and his last days, Tom's heartwarming and witty delivery will move and delight.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018
Co-Artistic Directors David Hogan and David Rogers have announced Victoria Playhouse Petrolia's 2019 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018
Paris-based dance duo Maan On The Moon are back with their brand-new single Black Train, out now via Parlophone / WMG.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017
Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre NBT welcomes Roscoe Orman (Sesame Street, The Night Of) in Nambi E. Kelley's play 'Blood,' the first I AM SOUL PLAYWRIGHTS RESIDENT workshop. The show is directed by Elizabeth Van Dyke.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019
The 8th Summerhall Festival Programme is announced today by the year round Edinburgh arts venue. The programme is full of exciting, invigorating and fresh theatre, music and visual arts. Whilst the venue grows into its reputation for hosting new, avant-garde and personal work, it also begins to create partnerships with artists. The Eclipse Award, Fringe of Colour, Autopsy Award and a series of annual artist in residence positions see Summerhall actively supporting artists making new work and responding to our world.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018
Sheridan Smith and Danny Mac were among the winners at the Manchester Theatre Awards - which were announced today at The Lowry.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019
On March 30th, The Museum at Bethel Woods, located at the site of the 1969 Woodstock festival, will open for the 2019 season and mark the 50th Anniversary with the Special Exhibit We Are Golden: Reflections on the 50th Anniversary of The Woodstock Festival & Aspirations for a Peaceful Future, part of A Season of Song and Celebration. This exhibit examines the desires of the youth of 1969, places the legendary festival within the context of the positive societal changes it inspired and asks today's youth what THEY are asking of the world now.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, Carnegie Hall presents two performances of We Chose to Go to the Moon—a music and multimedia presentation that reignites the unforgettable moments of the historic mission—on Tuesday evening, July 16 and Saturday evening, July 20 in Zankel Hall, created and narrated by historian John Monsky.
by TV News Desk - Mar 19, 2018
The Suncoast Credit Union Gasparilla International Film Festival (GIFF) is proud to announce the dynamic 2018 Feature Film Competition Lineup. The festival includes 35 U.S., international and documentary features, as well as other programming, to kick-off its 12th festival season. GIFF will begin on Tuesday, March 20th with the opening night musical/drama, Stuck, starring Giancarlo Esposito, Amy Madigan and Ashanti. 
by TV News Desk - Jun 6, 2019
On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong climbed down a small ladder to place a foot onto the moon's surface and proclaimed, 'That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.' On that fateful day, with more than half a billion people worldwide watching on television, Apollo 11 became the first spaceflight to land man on the moon. Led by astronauts Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin, the mission effectively ended the Space Race and fulfilled a national goal set by President John F. Kennedy. This historic feat changed the world forever.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019
Get set for an awfully big adventure as the National Theatre's magical retelling of J M Barrie's PETER PAN, a thrilling story for audiences of all ages devised by the companies and directed by Olivier Award-winner Sally Cookson (Jane Eyre, A Monster Calls), will open at Troubadour White City, a new theatre in West London, this summer.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018
We're Going on a Bear Hunt announces full cast for the smash-hit production which returns to the West End at Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue from 4 July, ten years after its first UK tour. Benjamin Hills (Dog/Musician), Rebecca Newman (Girl) and Thos Wainwright (Dad) return to the cast and they will be joined by Joey Hickman (Boy).
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2018
On the heels of their six-time Academy Award®-winning smash, La La Land, Oscar®-winning director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling reteam for Universal Pictures' First Man, the riveting story of NASA's mission to land a man on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969.  A visceral, first-person account, based on the book by James R. Hansen, the movie will explore the sacrifices and the cost—on Armstrong and on the nation—of one of the most dangerous missions in history.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018
The following is the unofficial transcript of a CNBC EXCLUSIVE interview with JPMorgan Chase Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon and CNBC's Wilfred Frost on CNBC's “Closing Bell” (M-F 3PM – 5PM) today Monday, July 30th. Watch video from the interview on CNBC.com here!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018
Netflix has optioned the rights to The New York Times bestseller Shoe Dog, written by Phil Knight. Five-time Academy Award nominated producer Frank Marshall will produce the film alongside Knight. Golden Globe and Emmy Award winners Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski (Dolemite Is My Name!, Ed Wood, The People vs. Larry Flynt, The People v. O.J. Simpson: AMERICAN CRIME Story) are writing the screenplay.
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2018
Netflix has optioned the rights to The New York Times bestseller Shoe Dog, written by Phil Knight.  Five-time Academy Award nominated producer Frank Marshall will produce the film alongside Knight.  Golden Globe and Emmy Award winners Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski (Dolemite Is My Name!, Ed Wood, The People vs. Larry Flynt, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story) are writing the screenplay.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017
Casting for the lead roles in Highbury Opera Theatre's Fever Pitch the Opera is announced today. The production marks 25 years since the iconic book was first published and its first musical staging. Author Nick Hornby has given his blessing to the north London company to create and perform an original musical production based on the novel, which explores the author's obsession with Arsenal Football Club.
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2019
Kinetic Element, a band based in Richmond, Virgina (USA) that finally made a mark in the prog world in its tenth year in 2016 by performing at ROSfest and Terra Incognita, and in 2017 at Progtoberfest, has been through some changes in the last couple of years. Sporting a new guitarist and vocalist, and venturing into vinyl for the first time, they composed and recorded their third studio album, “The Face of Life,” during 2017 and 2018. The band, founded and led by veteran multi-keyboardist Mike Visaggio, after breaking into the genre with their first album “Powered by Light” in 2009, garnered acclaim from around the progressive rock universe with their 2015 release of their second band album, “Travelog.” They began becoming known for their epic pieces,containing spiritually uplifting lyrics and symphonic style arrangements following in the footsteps of the founders of the style like Yes and Genesis, as have other great bands like Transatlantic, Knight Area, Frost, Also Eden, and others like them. Reviewers have said that while they can clearly hear the influences, Kinetic Element has molded them into something uniquely their own.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, the nonprofit cultural center located at the National Register Historic Site of the Woodstock festival in Bethel, NY,  will celebrate the Golden Anniversary of the greatest festival of all time with exhibits, events and programs throughout 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018
Nominations have been announced for the forthcoming Manchester Theatre Awards, to be held at The Lowry's Quays Theatre on Friday 9 March, hosted by actor and comedian Justin Moorhouse.
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2019
Sundance Institute will gather 20 celebrated and revered expert voices across film, art, culture and science to award feature-length and short films shown at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival with 12 prizes, announced at a ceremony February 2 that will be livestreamed at sundance.org and on YouTube. Short Film Awards will be announced at a separate ceremony on January 29 and will also be livestreamed. The Festival takes place January 24 through February 3 in Park City, Salt Lake City and Sundance, Utah.
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2019
During its presentation at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour, PBS announced a celestial programming spectacle sure to excite any space enthusiast. A SUMMER OF SPACEmultiplatform experience, anchored by the highly anticipated AMERICAN EXPERIENCE six-hour film “Chasing the Moon,” and including new science and history programs, will begin in July timed to the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Apollo 11 moon landing. “Chasing the Moon,” written, produced and directed by Academy Award nominee Robert Stone, premieres Monday-Wednesday, July 8-10, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET. The film tells the story of the space race, from its earliest beginnings to the monumental achievement of the first lunar landing in 1969.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018
American baritone Nathan Gunn and pianist Julie Gunn, partners in life and often on stage, will make their debut at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in an evening of cabaret by iconic composers ranging from Leonard Bernstein and Cole Porter to Billy Joel and Tom Waits.  The evening concert from an eclectic American Songbook joins Bernstein at 100, the worldwide celebration of the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein, one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history. An Evening with Nathan and Julie Gunn takes place Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 7:30pm in the Bram Goldsmith Theater at The Wallis.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018
Ten years after its first UK tour, the smash-hit production of We're Going on a Bear Hunt returns to the West End at the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue from 4 July. Music, laughter, rhymes, rhythms and repetitions together with puppetry, paint, water and mud... not to mention a bear - we're not scared! - make this fun-filled adventure the perfect theatrical outing for all young families.
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2018
Today the 34th Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced its recipients for the Virtuosos Award presented by UGG, an honor created to recognize a select group of talent whose noteworthy performances in film have elevated them into the national cinematic dialogue. Yalitza Aparicio (Roma) Sam Elliott (A Star is Born), Elsie Fisher (Eighth Grade) Claire Foy (First Man), Richard E. Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me?), Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie (Leave No Trace), John David Washington(BlacKkKlansman) and Steven Yeun (Burning) will receive the award on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 at The Arlington Theatre.  
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017
DecadesOut, Inc. (www.decadesout.org), a non-profit organization that develops and produces programs that examine the intersection of the arts and science, has named theater director, educator and international arts advocate Erwin Maas as the newest member of its Advisory Board.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017
The Iridium has revealed four just-announced shows, plus its upcoming lineup. Scroll down for details!
by TV News Desk - Apr 23, 2019
Craft Recordings is pleased to announce the vinyl reissue ofR.E.M.'s platinum-selling collection, In Time: The Best of R.E.M. 1988-2003. Available for thefirst time on vinyl in over 15 years, the album includes 18 songs from the Athens, GA alt-rockers, spanning 1988's Green to 2001's Reveal, plus two previously unreleased tracks. The double-LP set—which makes its debut on audiophile-quality, 180-gram vinyl on June 14th—is housed in a deluxe gatefold jacket. In addition to the wide reissue of In Time, a special version—pressed on translucent blue vinyl—will be available exclusively at Barnes & Noble.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019
Fifty years after the moon landing, Grammy-winning composer and conductor Eric Whitacre will present a powerful new piece of music set to never-before-seen images from the Hubble Space Telescope's greatest discovery, the iconic Deep Field image, on Saturday, May 18th as part of the Vibrations series in the Event Gallery at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, the nonprofit cultural center located at the historic site of the 1969 Woodstock festival.