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by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2020
The critically acclaimed West End production of Jacqueline Wilson's Hetty Feather will be screened in cinemas across the UK from 15 April, directed by Sally Cookson and adapted for the stage by Emma Reeves.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) is proud to announce the 2020 Golden Shamrock Gala will be held on Monday, March 16 at Robert Restaurant atop the Museum of Arts & Design at Columbus Circle, and will honor humanitarians and award-winning actors Maryann Plunkett & Jay O. Sanders; and Ethan E. Litwin, a tireless supporter of the arts in New York and longtime member of the GTG Board.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre (FMCT) is proud to present the local premiere of LITTLE WOMEN, THE MUSICAL.  Performances are scheduled February 8, 13, 14, 15 @ 7:30pm and February 9 & 16 @ 2:00pm at Moorhead Senior High School.
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
Principal photography has begun on Warner Bros. Pictures' “The Batman.” Director Matt Reeves (the “Planet of the Apes” films) is at the helm, with Robert Pattinson (upcoming “Tenet,” “The Lighthouse,” “Good Time”) starring as Gotham City's vigilante detective, Batman, and billionaire Bruce Wayne.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director | Jim Bredeson, Managing Director) today announced the cast for the next offering of their season of REVELATION READINGS, the OBIE Award-winning series: Kate Hamill's The Scarlet Letter, based on the novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne, directed by Sarna Lapine and featuring David Corenswet, Kate Hamill, Robert Sean Leonard, Andrus Nichols, Olivia Oguma and more to be announced.
by Emily Noxon - Jan 27, 2020
Little Women is arguably one of the most recognizable pieces of literature, and meg jo beth amy & louisa provides an intimate look into the creative experience of Louisa May Alcott.
by Stage Tube - Jan 26, 2020
Saturday Night Live returned for its first show of 2020 yesterday. This, of course, included another Weekend Update. During this episode's segment, Melissa Villaseñor stopped by to sing about some Oscar-nominated films like Joker...and white male rage. She called out the snubs for the 2020 awards including Greta Gerwig for Little Women.
by Stage Tube - Jan 24, 2020
James Corden welcomes his guests Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach, and asks how the couple of 7-years refers to each other. And James asks them to recap the morning both of their films, Little Women and Marriage Story, received a slew of Academy Award nominations.
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2020
Actress and director Greta Gerwig opens up about turning 'Little Women' into a movie on this episode of 'Open Book' with TODAY's Jenna Bush Hager.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents An Evening With Taylor Sorice on Thursday, April 30th at 9;30pm.
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Longtime independent film champion, Film Threat, helmed by founder and filmmaker Chris Gore, are stepping into the void to honor true indies and right the Oscar snubs with Award This! Live from Los Angeles on Wednesday, February 5th at the Studio Movie Grill in Glendale, CA. Award This! will feature the creative forces of independent cinema both in front of and behind the camera with inventive new categories: Oscar Snub nominating those performances and filmmakers who blew us away this year like Awkwafina, Jennifer Lopez, Robert DeNiro, Adam Sandler, Greta Gerwig, and Lulu Wang; Movie Critic Worthy of Your Attention honoring the film critics with a pulse on movie commentary including Alachia Queen, John Campea, Leonard Maltin, Luke Thompson and Michael Dequina; Short Film, Socially Relevant Documentary hitting topics that get to the heart of us like Afghan Cycles, The Animal People (executive produced by Joaquin Phoenix), Don't Be Nice, Fat: A Documentary, Life Overtakes Me, Mr. Toilet, No Safe Spaces, and Tell Me Who I Am; Sports Documentary, Indie Sci-Fi, Pop Culture Documentary, Indie Horror, Indie Comedy, Indie LGBTQ+ Themed Film, Indie Action/Thriller, WTF Indie, Director, Directress, Indie Made for Less Than the Contents of an Oscar Gift Bag (Under $100K), Indie Movie of the Year, and Ensemble Cast.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Come to The Green Room 42 for a celebration of the music from Little Women. On the tails of the epic movie release, Annabelle Fox (producer + Amy March) decided it was the perfect time to remount their wildly successful concert that took place last May, in which they raised money for the NYC Women's March.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2020
The Producers Guild of America (PGA) hosted the 31st Annual Producers Guild Awards on the evening of Saturday, January 18 at the Hollywood Palladium. A full list of winners is below.
by Paula Kiger - Jan 16, 2020
Put the stories of sisterhood to song, and those stories take on new dimensions. If you took away the period costumes and the set elements that represent the 1860s, the March sisters of The Monticello Opera House production of a?oeLittle Womena?? could be four sisters of 2020, each seeking her place in the world.
by Brian Michaels - Feb 9, 2020
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2020
On Sunday, February 9, the 2020 Oscars took place at the Dolby Theatre and aired live on ABC .
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
There will be a cast recording of their production of RAGS The Musical which is currently playing to sold out houses at Park Theatre, London, running until tomorrow, Saturday 8 February. This will be the first recording of the show since Sony's 1991 album with the Broadway cast.
by TV News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
Variety reports that Gareth Edwards will direct a new sci fi film at New Regency.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) has announced its 2020-2021 season at the Road Less Traveled Theater. The company's 17th season will feature five plays, four of which written by female playwrights and one of them, a world-premiere.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
GRETEL!, a new folk rock musical developed as part of the First Stage Foundry Stage Series, combines the tale of HANSEL AND GRETEL with VASILISA THE BRAVE (the Russian Cinderella) into a story family audiences will find both compelling and inspiring.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
After making a splash at Feinstein's/54 Below with her various 54 Below concert musicals, Nicole Lippey is proud to bring her first jazz show to the venue on Friday, February 28th at 9:30 pm.
by TV News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
Diane von Furstenberg and the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures co-presented the sixth annual luncheon to honor the women nominees of the 92nd Academy Awards. The luncheon took place at Diane von Furstenberg's private Los Angeles residence, hosted by Ava DuVernay, Tessa Thompson* and Dawn Hudson*.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
Clare is just a regular noblewoman living in medieval Italy, trying out hairstyles and waiting to get married... until a man named Francis starts ranting in the courtyard. The Echo Theater Company presents the world premiere of Poor Clare, a play by Chiara Atik about what happens when your eyes are opened to the injustice of the world around you - and you can't look away. Alana Dietze (Dry Land, The Wolves) directs for a March 14 opening, with performances continuing through April 20 at Atwater Village Theatre. Three 'pay what you want' previews take place on March 11, March 12 and March 13.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
ABC has shared a first look at this Thursday's episode of A Million Little Things, featuring guest star Sutton Foster. 
by Andrew Child - Feb 4, 2020
Sutton Foster, since her Tony Award-winning break through as the title role in Thoroughly Modern Millie, has been one of the select leading ladies who have held a decades-spanning monopoly on Broadway's biggest musicals. Foster holds the distinction of being one of the gawkiest, most palatably quirky actors working in the commercial theatre today. Unlike other recurring ingenues, Sierra Boggess, Laura Benanti, or Laura Osnes, Foster is just off-kilter enough to headline productions of Shrek the Musical as the ogre/ princess Fiona or revivals of Anything Goes as Reno Sweeney. Meanwhile, she is still conventionally attractive enough to be a safe, viable option to helm profitable productions of Sweet Charity, Violet, or the upcoming Broadway revival of The Music Man. The Celebrity Series of Boston hosted Foster along with a three-piece jazz combo (Michael Rafter, Leo Huppert, Matt Hinkley) and her Little Women co-star Megan McGinnis in a concert of musical theatre selections and jazz standards at the Sanders Theatre in Cambridge.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
SAVANNAH REPERTORY THEATRE presents the third show of their 19/20 season - VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, Christopher Durang's hilarious and complete sendup of Chekhov in our modern age. Known for its Broadway run with Sigourney Weaver and David Hyde Pierce, as well as its Tony Award win for Best Play in 2013, this masterful comedy from the author of Laughing Wild and Baby with the Bathwater centers on middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia, who share a home in Bucks County, PA, where they bicker and complain about the circumstances of their lives. When their movie star sister Masha swoops in with new boy toy Spike, old resentments flare up, and no one is safe from the crossfire. Also on the scene is the sassy maid Cassandra, who can possibly predict the future, and a lovely young aspiring actress named Nina, whose prettiness directly threatens the imperious Masha.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
In honor of Stephen Sondheim's 90th birthday this year, Scottsdale Musical Theater Company will present Sweeney Todd: In Concert on March 31st and April 1st at the Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts. Winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Book and Best Original Score, Sweeney Todd is probably the most impressive and iconic work by Mr. Sondheim.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 28, 2020
I'm only recently discovering my own musical identity outside of the things I listened to in my parents' cars growing up. I discovered The Secret Sisters around the same time I discovered horror movies, around the same time I discovered a new kind of higher-stakes storytelling. “You Don't Own Me Anymore” was a masterclass in harmony and tension. It was a collection of those kinds of higher-stakes stories; the haunting beauty of a song about murdering your child taught me more about writing a character than pretty much any play or movie or TV show I've ever watched; naming and admonishing Davey White on “He's Fine” showed me an unapologetic way to channel anger and heartbreak. The whole album shrieks unapology, except it's not shrieking; it's speaking quietly but pointedly, in harmony and in unity. The title song is anthemic. It's feminine angst; less loud but more directly expressive than any other album of its kind I'd ever heard.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020
The Minutes is officially in previews on Broadway! The cast of The Minutes includes Ian Barford, Blair Brown, Cliff Chamberlain, K. Todd Freeman, Armie Hammer, Tracy Letts, Danny McCarthy, Jessie Mueller, Sally Murphy, Austin Pendleton, Jeff Still.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 24, 2020
See how Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winner, Tracy Letts, has been spending his time in the decade since his last work took its final New York bow.
by Courtney Symes - Feb 24, 2020
Over the second weekend of February, thousands of students and educators from around the globe gathered at the 4th annual Junior Theatre Festival (JTF) West here in Sacramento. For many, the highlight was hearing the incredible voices that come to the Festival each year to share their experiences and hard-earned wisdom. One such voice was best-selling author Jodi Picoult, who believes in the mission of the Junior Theatre Festival so much that she strives to be at both the Atlanta and Sacramento events each year. This year, however, was even more special. The musical, Between the Lines, which is based on a book written by Picoult and her daughter, Samantha van Leer, opens Off-Broadway on April 21. Much of the talent responsible for bringing the novel to the stage was at JTF West talking about their journey and showcasing songs for the first time for the lucky young thespians. Included were composing team Elyssa Samsel and Kate Anderson, Tony-nominated director Jeff Calhoun, and book writer (and JTF founder) Timothy Allen McDonald. Broadway World Sacramento was able to sit down with Picoult and speak to her about the challenges of getting a show to Off-Broadway, women in theatre, and all things Between the Lines.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020
Gulfshore Playhouse is celebrating its 16th season with powerful and prescient dramas, hilarious comedies, a moving musical, stirring new works and esteemed classics The 2020-21season has just been announced and includes:
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020
Complete casting, creatives, and more have been announced for New York Theatre Workshop's adaptation of Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov, for the previously announced production helmed by Sam Gold.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020
Gulfshore Playhouse is celebrating its 16th season with powerful and prescient dramas, hilarious comedies, a moving musical, stirring new works and esteemed classics The 2020-21season has just been announced and includes:
by Kathy Strain - Feb 21, 2020
As the Public Theater prepares to wrap up its run of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER, it was fun to chat with Andy Meyers who plays the part of…well…of…many characters central to the story. Read below to see just how Meyers keeps up with the high jinx adventures that make A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER a highly entertaining show that should not be missed. Check out BWW's Ashley Corbaley's review of the show too.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
Christopher Hlinka joins An Evening With Taylor Sorice at Feinstein's54 Below on Thursday, April 30th at 9;30pm.
by Stage Tube - Feb 20, 2020
The actress has stopped by TODAY over the years to talk about her projects, including “Little Women” in 1994 and “The Family Stone” in 2005.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2020
The Writers Guild of America Awards were handed out yesterday! Big winners for the night included Parasite and Jojo Rabbit in the film categories, and Succession and Barry for television.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2020
The 2020 BAFTA Awards have been announced! 1917 took home the top prize of Best Film. 1917 also won for Best British Film, Roger Deakins' Cinematography, Production Design, VFX and Sound.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
The Old Globe presents West Coast premiere of Little Women by Kate Hamill. This brand-new version of Louisa May Alcott's classic novel about Jo March and her three unforgettably distinct sisters is presented in association with Dallas Theater Center and is directed by Sarah Rasmussen (Artistic Director of Jungle Theater, which originally commissioned the play).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
The Visionary Arts Foundation has announced the shortlist for the annual Visionary Honours awards on Wednesday 18th March 2020 at the Ham Yard Hotel, Soho, hosted by leading British comic and disability rights advocate Sally Phillips and featuring a special guest performance by rising star singer-songwriter Marika Hackman.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
Hillsborough Community College's Visual and Performing Arts Series presents The Running Show by Monica Bill Barnes & Company on February 28 & 29 at the Mainstage Theatre, HCC Ybor City campus.
by Kathleen Anwar - Feb 17, 2020
Many American theater-goers have either read Little Women in High School, or seen the play, musical, or recent star-studded film.  When staging this show, the challenge therefore becomes- how do you keep it fresh and original?  Luckily for us, Dallas Theater Center has never had a problem with a lack of creativity, and they didn't start with this production of Little Women! 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
Figs in Wigs are back at HOME, and this time they've got their period (dresses).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020
Five decades ago, National Lampoon's Lemmings satirized the Woodstock Festival with a?oeWoodshuck: Three Days of Peace, Love and Death.a?? The live production, which was turned into a record album, starred a group of emerging comedians including John Belushi, Christopher Guest and Chevy Chase. Today, the iconic brand reveals the diverse ensemble of notable rising stars who will take center-stage in Lemmings: 21st Century, the reinvention of the iconic off-Broadway hit from composer Henry Koperski, writer Andrew Farmer and Director Annie Tippe, for an exclusive two-show engagement at New York City's Joe's Pub on March 14 and March 15.
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2020
Director Matt Reeves shared a camera test for his upcoming film, 'The Batman,' today. Robert Pattinson stars as the famous Caped Crusader.
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Greta Gerwig's fresh, unique and modern adaptation of the timeless Louisa May Alcott masterpiece LITTLE WOMEN comes home on Digital March 10 and Blu-ray and DVD April 7 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Disney's Aladdin has announced new principal cast members ahead of the company's sixth anniversary. Ainsley Melham, star of the original Australian production of Aladdin, will return to the title role on Broadway in March. The exact date will be announced in the near future. Melham previously played the role on Broadway in 2019. Rodney Ingram will re-join the Broadway company to play the role starting Monday, February 17th until Melham's return. Marina Pires (On Your Feet! National Tour) will make her Broadway debut as Jasmine.
by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2020
The 5th Avenue Theatre presents the world premiere of Bliss, an empowering original musical fantasy that flips the traditional princess narrative upside down.