Detective Story Broadway - 1949 Broadway Articles Page 2

Category:
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017
The 2017 International Tmu-na Festival will be 16 days (October 23 - November 7, 2017) of works in the fields of theatre, performance, dance, music and plastic arts and its theme is 'Encounters'.
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2018
This fall, THIRTEEN's Emmy and Peabody Award-winning series Nature returns to PBS for its 37 th season, presenting new episodes Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on PBS beginning October 24 (check local listings) with Super Cats, A Nature Miniseries, which introduces wild cat behavior captured on film for the first time.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017
Golden Thread Productions, the first American theatre company devoted to the Middle East, presents the West Coast premiere of Amir Nizar Zuabi's Oh My Sweet Land, a tour-de-force solo show based on interviews with Syrian refugees in Jordan. Instead of staging the play in a theater, Golden Thread will present the show in kitchens around the Bay Area with performances followed by food sharing and community conversations. Directed by Founding Artistic Director Torange Yeghiazarian and starring Golden Thread favorite Nora el Samahy. Oh My Sweet Land performs on October 12 22, 2017 at venues including private homes and restaurants like Reem's and Birba with most venues having as little as 20 seats.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017
The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present the classic stage mystery Sleuth, October 3 through October 29. Join us and get caught up in the game that is sure to have you asking yourself where does imagination end and the reality begin?
by Movies News Desk - Oct 12, 2017
Long before he sat on the United States Supreme Court or claimed victory in Brown v. Board of Education, Thurgood Marshall (Chadwick Boseman) was a young rabble-rousing attorney for the NAACP. MARSHALL hits theaters this Friday, October 13. Before you go to the theater, let's see what some of the critics have to say about the movie.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017
Golden Thread Productions, the first American theatre company devoted to the Middle East, presents the West Coast premiere of Amir Nizar Zuabi's Oh My Sweet Land, a tour-de-force solo show based on interviews with Syrian refugees in Jordan. Instead of staging the play in a theater, Golden Thread will present the show in kitchens around the Bay Area with performances followed by food sharing and community conversations.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017
This Fall director Andrew Leavold takes the Americas by storm with a tour to support the release of his book and DVD The Search for Weng Weng.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017
The jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young man is guilty or innocent of murdering his father. What begins as an open-and-shut case of murder becomes a detective story that presents a succession of clues creating doubt, and a drama of each of the jurors' prejudices and preconceptions about the trial, the accused, and each other.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018
The Jeff Awards announced today that Strawdog Theatre Company will be presented with a 2018 Non-Equity Special Award for 30 years of collaboration as an innovative and provocative Ensemble. Strawdog has been dedicated to its mission of bringing audiences "the whole wide world in a little black box," and is known for its enduring theatrical history. As described by the Ensemble itself, "When the Earth is destroyed by plague, war and famine there will still be cockroaches, Twinkies and Strawdog Theatre Company."
by Rona Kelly - May 15, 2018
Murder mysteries aren't actor Nick Hendrix's 'go-to' genre. And yet this week he finds himself in rehearsals for a new play The Strange Death of John Doe, as well as the newest episodes of Midsomer Murders. As the current series comes to an end, Nick looks back on his time on the show so far, his idea for a spin off, and returning to Hampstead Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018
Fledgling Theatre Company and its Artistic Director Matthew Dalton Lynch and The Caravan Theatre Company, under the Artistic Direction of Peter B. Hodges are pairing up to present the first annual BATTLE OF THE BARDS: THE CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE FESTIVAL, a new six week festival that will feature two original plays about William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe and the stories behind the greatest literary deception of all time, April 20th - May 29th in the Studio Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018
Superheroes have secrets beyond secret identities. Raue Center For The Arts is thrilled to welcome author Marc Tyler Nobleman for a presentation of "The Secrets of Superman and Batman" at 8 p.m. on June 14, 2018.
by Vicki Trask - Mar 20, 2019
After receiving a BFA from the University of Calgary and working professionally in the local theatre community, Mir made the decision to move to Pakistan (where his family lives and also works in the arts industry) to pursue a career in film and television where he found incredible success. Three years later, he's back with The Shakespeare Company (where he made his start) to take on one of theatre's toughest roles.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018
Fledgling Theatre Company and its Artistic Director Matthew Dalton Lynch and The Caravan Theatre Company, under the Artistic Direction of Peter B. Hodges are pairing up to present the first annual BATTLE OF THE BARDS: THE CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE FESTIVAL, a new six week festival that will feature two original plays about William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe and the stories behind the greatest literary deception of all time, April 20th - May 29th in the Studio Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018
Penumbra Theatre embarks on an exciting new season under Artistic Director Sarah Bellamy. The 2018-2019 Season, Beyond Belief, explores the rituals, practices, and creative forces that both bind and enliven us. The lineup features classic and contemporary works by emerging and established black artists, the return of the popular Let's Talk series, and meaningful community outreach programming celebrating African American art and culture.
by Vicki Trask - Mar 12, 2019
"A diabolical psychological thriller. A rollicking detective story. A bone chilling ghost story. A neo-noir conspiracy drama. A madcap whodunnit. This season will see Vertigo continuing to explore the range of what mystery theatre has to offer.'
by TV News Desk - Mar 12, 2018
 In conjunction with Earth Day on April 22, PBS stations will offer a selection of themed programming with topics ranging from agriculture to meteorology to climate change. Kicking off on Monday, April 16, at 10:00 p.m. ET, INDEPENDENT LENS investigates the disturbing chemical spill in West Virginia that left hundreds of thousands without drinking water in “What Lies Upstream.”
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018
The red carpet New York City premier of the sci-fi neo-noir thriller 7 Splinters in Time, takes place on July, 9, 2018 at The Anthology Film Archives, 32 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10003, 6:45pm to 9pm prior to its July 13th 3-city theatrical and VOD release.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018
Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS announced KEN BURNS PRESENTS THE GENE: AN INTIMATE HISTORY, a new three-hour documentary executive produced by Ken Burns, will premiere over three nights in Spring 2020 on PBS. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D., and acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns will collaborate on the new documentary inspired by Mukherjee's best-selling 2016 book, The Gene: An Intimate History. Award-winning filmmaker Barak Goodman will produce and, in addition to Burns and Goodman, the film will largely have the same production team behind the Emmy Award-nominated CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES, an adaption of Mukherjee's earlier 2010 book that aired in 2015 on PBS.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018
Scripps Ranch Theatre, located on the campus of Alliant International University, presents their 7th Annual Out on a Limb (OOAL) - New Plays from America's Finest City. SRT is a leader in the Southern California Arts Community in developing and producing new plays.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018
The Los Angeles premiere of the sci-fi neo-noir thriller 7 Splinters in Time, takes place on July 11, 2018 at The Laemmle Music Hall, 9036 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211, 6:15pm prior to its July 13th 3-city theatrical and VOD release.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017
North Coast Repertory Theatre closes Season 35 with the San Diego premiere of AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCE, an uproarious comedy about a bohemian theatre troupe appearing in an Eastern European police state.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017
Saint Michael's Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the July 19 opening of the Off-Broadway hit Murder for Two at Saint Michael's Playhouse. Murder for Two features book and music by Joe Kinosian, book and lyrics by Kellen Blair and stars Noel Carey and Jeremiah Ginn, both from Murder for Two's national tour. Murder for Two creative team is led by director Jeremy Scott Lapp with choreography by Wendy Seyb, scenic design by John Paul Devlin, costume design by Andrea Lauer, lighting design Anthony Pellecchia, and sound design by Jill BC DuBoff.
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 13, 2017
BWW speaks to the creators of The Cat Man Curse ahead of their run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2018
Amazon Adventure traces the extraordinary journey of 19th-century naturalist and explorer Henry Walter Bates—the most influential scientist you've never heard of—who provided “the beautiful proof” to Charles Darwin for his revolutionary theory of evolution by natural selection, the scientific explanation for the development of life on Earth. As a young man, Bates risked his life for science during his 11-year expedition into the Amazon rainforest. The film is a compelling detective story of peril, perseverance, and, ultimately, success, drawing audiences into his fascinating study of animal mimicry, the phenomenon in which one animal adopts the look of another.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018
Golden Thread Productions, the first American theatre company devoted to the Middle East, launches its 2018 season with the return of Amir Nizar Zuabi's Oh My Sweet Land, a tour-de-force solo show based on interviews with Syrian refugees in Jordan, for an extended run. Instead of staging the play in a theater, Golden Thread presents the show in home and community kitchens around the Bay Area with performances followed by food-sharing and community conversations.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018
NOVA: FIRST FACE OF AMERICA Premieres 2/7 on PBS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018
Golden Thread Productions, the first American theatre company devoted to the Middle East, presents a season that fosters real conversations about issues that matter. The 2018 mainstage season begins with the return of the West Coast premiere of Amir Nizar Zuabi's Oh My Sweet Land in an extended tour of Bay Area kitchens (March 1-30, 2018). Inspired by interviews with Syrian refugees, the production, which was called extraordinary by the San Francisco Chronicle, is directed by Torange Yeghiazarian and features Nora el Samahy. Each performance will be followed by food sharing and a community conversation. The second show of the 2018 season is the critically-acclaimed production of Hassan Abdulrazzak's Love, Bombs, and Apples, which will make its U.S. debut after two sold-out runs in London (April 19-May 6, 2018). The tour-de-force solo show features Asif Khan, who brings to life four men of Middle Eastern descent, each from different parts of the globe, all experiencing a moment of revelation. Directed by Rosemunde Hutt and presented in association with Turtle Key Arts, the comedy was heralded as a quartet of monologues with a profound ability to find bubbling humor in the most over-trodden tragedies by The Stage. The mainstage season culminates in the world premiere of award winning playwright Mona Mansour's We Swim, We Talk, We Go to War, directed by Evren Odcikin (November 16-December 16, 2018). A Middle East America National New Plays Initiative commission, the play is a literal conversation between an American woman of Arab descent and her nephew, who has enlisted in the American military. Structurally adventurous with a third of the play taking place in the Pacific Ocean, We Swim welcomes Mansour for her fourth and most ambitious production with Golden Thread. Love, Bombs, and Apples and We Swim, We Talk, We Go to War will both be presented at San Francisco's Potrero Stage (1695 18th Street), where Golden Thread is a resident company. The 3 Show Pass ($87) offers the best value and priority access to our 2018 Season. Each pass includes one ticket to each of the three mainstage productions at a 20% discount: goldenthread.org.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2019
Evening Crane Theatre will present the world premiere production of Four Seasons by Michael Seebold on February 1st, at Triskelion Arts' Muriel Schulman Theater in Brooklyn.
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2018
In FIRST FACE OF AMERICA, NOVA, a production of WGBH Boston, makes an incredible journey?from stunning Mexican caves to the Alaskan wilderness, to leading genomics and forensics labs?to pursue groundbreaking new finds that are rewriting the story of the forgotten First Americans who ventured into our vast continent.
by Daria Vorobyeva - Feb 7, 2019
A Valentine's Day is coming up in a week, so we have chosen 5 different theatre spots where you can go on a date with someone and get things going.
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2018
In FIRST FACE OF AMERICA, NOVA, a production of WGBH Boston, makes an incredible journey?from stunning Mexican caves to the Alaskan wilderness, to leading genomics and forensics labs?to pursue groundbreaking new finds that are rewriting the story of the forgotten First Americans who ventured into our vast continent.
by Vicki Trask - Feb 28, 2019
Rediscover the spirit of Shakespeare's most famous play. This tale is a ghost story, detective story and revenge story all rolled into one classic plot. Following the smash hit success of Macbeth, The Shakespeare Company and Hit+Myth team up again for another macabre re-imagining of the one of the Bard's greatest works.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018
A renowned assassin is hired to wipe out an obscure fringe playwright. Yet as she moves closer to her target, she uncovers an inexplicable personal link to her would-be victim.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019
Evening Crane Theatre will present the world premiere production of Four Seasons by Michael Seebold on February 1st, at Triskelion Arts' Muriel Schulman Theater in Brooklyn.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2018
Amazon Original Stories presents This Can't Be Happening, a collection of four original short stories from the creators of the hit storytelling live show and podcast RISK!, available starting today in ebook and audiobook format and free for all Amazon Prime and Kindle Unlimited members. A collection of four true, fearless memoirs told by the people who lived them, these stories are a poignant and captivating look into the human condition revealing embarrassment, humility, heart and humor. The series starts with RISK! creator and host Kevin Allison sharing 'Two Henrys', his true story of growing up gay in the Midwest and the personal loss and ultimate redemption that came with it.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018
The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) opens the new year with the U.S. premiere of The Night Watch, Hattie Naylor's adaptation of Sarah Waters' best-selling novel. Gamm Artistic Director Tony Estrella directs this poignant story about liberation and loss set against the disorienting backdrop of the Second World War.
by TV News Desk - Aug 30, 2018
The 62nd BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® today announces its full programme, featuring a diverse selection of 225 feature films from both established and emerging talent. This 12-day celebration of cinema illustrates the richness of international filmmaking, with films to delight and entertain audiences, and also films that probe and interrogate issues of significance.
by TV News Desk - Aug 30, 2018
HISTORY(R)'s definitive original documentary, 'Watergate,' from Academy Award(R)-winning director Charles Ferguson ('Inside Job'), will make its theatrical debut on Friday, October 12 in New York at Cinema Village and in Los Angeles at the Laemmle Monica Film Center. The theatrical release of 'Watergate' will follow premieres at the Telluride Film Festival and the New York Film Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018
Lynn University and Jan McArt, producer and director of theatre arts program development, today announced the upcoming series of Jan McArt's New Play Readings. Under the leadership and guidance of McArt, this program develops new plays by highly acclaimed playwrights through staged readings.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018
In "Apes At Play," written and directed by Jonathan Yukich, a seasoned assassin is hired to wipe out an obscure fringe playwright but discovers an inexplicable link between herself and her target. Part detective story, part meta-noir, this Kafkaesque meta comedy is a topsy-turvy quest that explores everything from the metaphysics of the time continuum to criminal clowns. Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival will premiere the work August 26 to September 3.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2018
A seasoned assassin is hired to wipe out an obscure fringe playwright. Yet as she moves closer to the kill, she uncovers an inexplicable link between herself and the target. Part detective story, part meta-noir, this Kafkaesque comedy takes us on a topsy-turvy quest that explores everything from black holes to criminal clowns.
by Movies News Desk - Aug 1, 2017
Harrison Ford attended the Jackson Hole premiere of “Toxic Puzzle – Hunt for the Hidden Killer” on July 31, 2017 at the Center for the Arts in Jackson, Wyoming.
by TV News Desk - Apr 4, 2018
An astonishing discovery found jutting from an eroding coastal cliff on an island in the Chesapeake Bay in 2012 is challenging scientists' long-held theory about the first humans to inhabit North America – where they originated, and how and when they arrived. It points to an explosive theory: Ice Age people made an epic journey across a massive ice bridge spanning a frozen Atlantic about six thousand years before people trekked across what is now the Bering Strait. The extraordinary find could rewrite history and upend our understanding of early human migration. Using archaeology, geology and genetics, a new one-hour documentary follows the expedition and search to uncover new evidence that could unravel the 20,000-year-old mystery. The film uses re-creation and state-of-the-art CGI to bring to life the ancient frozen wilderness and the fearsome Ice Age beasts that once ruled our continent. ICE BRIDGE: THE IMPOSSIBLE JOURNEY premieres Wednesday, April 18 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018
'Ride to Heaven: An Existential Theme Park Mystery,' a documentary film with elements of retro Americana and the history of Old Hollywood, will be available on demand through Time Warner Cable starting April 1, 2016. This coincides with the 55th anniversary of the planned opening of the Disney inspired theme park called Bible Storyland. 'Ride to Heaven' is a quirky documentary film that follows a Los Angeles art dealer, Harvey Jordan, on his obsessive decade long quest to uncover the mystery of an ill-fated theme park designed by Disney creatives and backed by Jack Haley (Tin Man 'The Wizard of Oz'). The 220-acre park was to open April, 1961 in Southern California and intended to compete with Disneyland. The theme park blended the imagination of an Ex Disney VP (Nat Winecoff) and a Disney animator (Bruce Bushman) with themes from biblical times. The park was to feature Rides to Heaven and Hell, Chariot Races and eateries selling lion burgers. (Hear a reading of the 1960 Press Release at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zst8ekmOOm0) 'We are very pleased to have our film available to a much wider audience that will surely enjoy this story that includes elements of Disney, The Wizard of Oz, Hollywood films and Yo-Yo's,' said Harvey Jordan, the film's main character. 'You will have to see it for yourself to understand the common link between all these cultural icons. I'm sure you will be drawn into the mystery just like I was.' Stephanie Hubbard, the film's director, is a Los Angeles-based author and award winning documentary film editor & producer whose work has shown on PBS, the Discovery Channel, and History Channel. Her latest production was the short film 'Improv Death Ice Age.' 'Creating Ride to Heaven,' says Hubbard, 'was a personal self discovery that mirrored Harvey's existential journey as he faced life's travails against the backdrop of the enveloping vision of Bible Storyland Theme Park. My love of films of the 1950's came in handy - films like 'Ben-Hur' and 'The Ten Commandments' were pivotal to the development of the park. Exploring the politics of religion was also a fascinating aspect for me.' 'Ride to Heaven' includes interviews with Charles Phoenix (pop culture humorist), Rev. Malcolm Boyd (author, prominent theologian), Buddy Bregman (producer for Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland) as well as many scholars and experts on theme park history. The film's co-star, Debi Derryberry, is a prolific film & TV Voice Actor (Jimmy Neutron, Speedy Alka Seltzer, Disney & Pixar films.) 'Ride to Heaven: An Existential Theme Park Mystery' distributed by Cargo Film & Releasing, 611 Broadway, Suite # 630, New York, NY 10012, (212) 995-8139, www.cargofilm-releasing.com. An extended version of this film, with extras, is available on DVD thru the website. This film, previously released as 'Bible Storyland, The Movie' has screened at numerous Film Festivals and named Best Documentary at the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival. Website: www.RideToHeaven.com 'A marvelous Drama, wrapped in a Comedy, folded around a Documentary, twisted into a Detective story and squeezed into a Valentine.' - Chris Epting, Pop Culture Author 'A real investigative eye-opener and fun to watch!' - Huell Howser, Host/Producer of 'California's Gold'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018
Trinity Rep's seventh annual playwriting competition for New England High School students, WRITE HERE! WRITE NOW! announces this year's winning playwrights: Kate Fitzgerald (Lincoln School, Providence), Jonathan Baron (La Salle Academy, Providence), James Roberts (Putney School, Putney, VT and Emma Paulhus (Dighton Rehoboth Regional High School, MA) Each award-winning student will have their ten-minute play presented by professional actors as a staged reading at Trinity Rep on May 7, 2018 at 7 pm, a free event open to the public.
by Nancy Grossman - Apr 10, 2018
The Greater Boston Stage Company production of Christopher M. Walsh's MISS HOLMES is chock full of delightful elements. Producing Artistic Director Weylin Symes integrates minimalist and inventive stagecraft with a cast combining the usual suspects and a few first offenders for a spellbinding theatrical experience.