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Blackbird - 2007 - Off-Broadway


Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I

(New York, NY)
131 West 55th Street
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2020
Off the stage and direct into your living room, you've never seen Nat Zegree like this before! A small and intimate affair, Nat Zegree Virtual Cabaret takes us on a zany musical journey through his appearances at the Playhouse and his own life over the past couple of months.
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2020
Nationally syndicated morning talk show “Live with Kelly and Ryan” announces the lineup of guests appearing on the show the week of Sept. 28 – Oct. 2.
by Stage Tube - Sep 25, 2020
Jeff Daniels talks about his grandchildren and the song he wrote for them.
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2020
Andrew Rannells and Jeff Daniels will appear on 'The Late Late Show With James Corden' next week.
by Stage Tube - Sep 24, 2020
To compensate for the height difference between him and six-foot, eight-inch tall FBI Director James Comey, Jeff Daniels wore two-inch lifts and just acted the rest. The new mini-series 'The Comey Rule' premieres this Sunday on Showtime.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2020
Theatre Communications Group has announced the publication of The Sound Inside by Adam Rapp. The Sound Inside was commissioned by Lincoln Center Theater and had its world premiere at Williamstown Theatre Festival in Williamstown, Massachusetts in the summer of 2018. This production opened on Broadway at Studio 54 in October 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020
Manual Cinema, the Chicago-based interdisciplinary performance collective, will take on the most famous holiday tale of all time with Manual Cinema's Christmas Carol, a world premiere, live streaming adaption of Charles Dickens's holiday classic created specifically for the 2020 holiday season.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020
EKP and Paines Plough, with 45North and in association with Sonia Friedman Productions, today announce the seven finalist scripts for the inaugural The Women's Prize for Playwriting 2020, selected from 1,169 entries
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020
Collaboraction, Chicago's theater for social change, has announced We Still Dream: The 5th Annual Peacebook and Utopian Ball, a merger of the company's annual fall live performance festival and gala into a into a unique one-month virtual campaign, October 17 to November 14, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
2020 has given us all time and cause to look more closely at our natural surroundings. Three artists who do just that are Mark Hearld and mother and son artists, Frances Macdonald and Ross Ryan.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2020
Den Norske Opera & Ballett will present Orchestra Chamber Series: Shostakovich, featuring chamber music with percussion.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2020
Celebrity Series of Boston presents Abilities Dance Boston in a streaming concert on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 8pm ET as part of the 'Celebrity Series at Home' Neighborhood Arts Community Concerts virtual concert series.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2020
The Santa Paula Theater Center has announced two virtual acting classes beginning mid October to be taught by industry professionals who are also familiar faces on the SPTC Stage.  Monologue Mania is an adult acting class taught by Taylor Kasch running Monday evenings from October 12 a?" November 16, 2020.  Teen Talk is an acting class for teens ages 13-19 taught by Jessi May Stevenson running Wednesday evenings from October 14 a?" November 18, 2020. All classes will be taught virtually using the Zoom platform.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2020
Northern Kentucky University's School of the Arts virtually produces the Emerging Choreographer's Showcase (ECS) for its sixth season.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2020
The new 'Eighth Blackbird Presents: The Chicago Artists Workshop' (CAW) live stream concert series continues with Rebecca Rego in a concert inspired by Lucia Berlin's book, 'Songs for Cleaning Women,' 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov 11.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2020
2020 has proven to be an exceptional year for the Tony Awards and the nominees in the category of Best Original Score are equally exceptional. In a category usually dominated by musical scores, all five nominees in the category come from plays.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2020
GRAMMY Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang has written an interactive soundscape, specters of noon, for The Menil Collection's new exhibition Allora & Calzadilla: Specters of Noon, on exhibit through June 2021.
by TV News Desk - Nov 10, 2020
Earthy, familial alt-pop outfit Delta Rae skillfully juggle gospel-tinged country-rock, sensual blue-eyed soul, and harmony-laden Americana, resulting in an infectious, radio-ready sound.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2020
At an online media announcement - pre-taped in front of Meridian Hall with physically distanced protocols in place - streamed June 8 on the Dora Awards YouTube channel, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 243 nominations for the 41st annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2020
UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA), a leading West Coast presenter dedicated to the advancement of the contemporary performing arts in all disciplines, reimagines a 2020-21 season with COVID-19 realities.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2020
BroadwayWorld extends our congratulations to Thomas Kail and Michelle Williams who have recently welcomed their first child together. Us Weekly reported the news on their a?oeHot Hollywood' podcast.
by TV News Desk - Jun 17, 2020
Having just solidified its position as the No. 1 network in entertainment among Adults 18-49 for the first time in four years, ABC is announcing its 2020 premiere schedule. The network's previously announced programming slate includes renewals for 20 series and two straight-to-series orders from its current crop of pilots
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Showtime is currently developing limited series based on the life of stage and screen star Lena Horne. Horne's granddaughter, Jenny Lumet, is set to write and executive produce the project, titled Blackbird: Lena Horne and America.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2020
GRAMMY-winning choir The Crossing, led by conductor Donald Nally, today is launching Series 2 of Rising w/ The Crossing: Equinox Lope, the new music ensemble's musical response to the pandemic, isolation, and quarantine.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2020
Jessica Jennings, founding member of Ripple Effect Artists, Inc. has kicked off a video dance project featuring over 30 dancers and actors, spanning the globe from Alaska to Italy. Together with LÎLA- Dance Alchemy For The Soul and Mare Nostrum Elements, these artists are utilising cinema and 'dance theatre' to respond to the chaos of 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020
Jeff Daniels is starring in the new film Guest Artist, based on Daniels play of the same name. He recently chatted with Salon about the film, his feelings on theatre vs. film, and much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Cate Blanchett has jokingly suggested some interesting methods of safety to move forward with theatrical productions amidst the health crisis.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2020
As Covid has eliminated touring for new releases Herzen and Moffett will take their road show online via Motema's Facebook channel.  Each show will be posted for 24 hours, and will come down before the new show posts.  The final show in the run on July 31 will also serve as a release celebration for the new Herzen single Kapaolioka'Ehukai which tells the beautiful, and larger than life story of Hawaiian surfing legend Rell Sunn.
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2020
 Joana Vicente and Cameron Bailey, Co-Heads of TIFF, today unveiled Academy Award–winning actress Kate Winslet as the recipient of this year's TIFF Tribute Actor Award,
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020
Noteworthy Avant-garde dance music producer and sound-designer, Rome in Reverse has shared her new single 'Coralline ft. Sun Glitters', which releases on the 10th of July.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020
On Saturday July 18, at 2:30 PM Dublin time (GMT+1:00, EST 9:30 AM), Heresy Records' recording artist Caitríona O'Leary ( will perform the eighth installment of Unaccompanied, her ongoing weekly mini-concert series (in costume) live-streamed from her room in Dublin on Facebook.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2020
On Friday, August 21, 2020, GRAMMY-nominated composer and Pulitzer Prize finalist Christopher Cerrone and GRAMMY Award-winning flutist Tim Munro release a new EP, Liminal Highway, on New Focus Recordings.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2020
As a Black woman, what choices have you had to make and how have they defined your life?
by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2020
Singer and comedienne, Liza Pulman has teamed up with the legendary million-selling German artist, Max Raabe to duet on his song, Willst Du Bei Mir Bleiben (Will You Stay Beside Me).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2021
Bang on a Can teams up with WNYC's New Sounds, hosted by John Schaefer to present its fifth Bang on a Can Marathon – Live Online – on Sunday, February 21, 2021 from 1-5pm ET.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2021
The pandemic has not stopped Tennessee Playwrights Studio's 2020 Fellows from creating six interesting and thought-provoking new works, which have been developed throughout the year at monthly TPS workshops and will be performed by favorite local Nashville actors on January 27-29 and February 3-5, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2021
As the world catches glimpses of a return to normalcy and dares to imagine a time when we can once again gather together in our theatre spaces, The Old Globe will produce a hybrid of digital and in-person offerings that encompasses a broad range of thrilling theatre created by a diverse group of major talents.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2021
 Boston Ballet presents BB@yourhome: Look Back, Focus Forward, an approximately one-hour long virtual program featuring historic Boston Ballet moments and artistic achievements, including the intimate ballets from Leonid Yakobson, international tours, and a preview of Ken Ossola's new work.
by TV News Desk - Dec 28, 2020
Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award-winner Billy Porter will appear on today's edition of 'Live with Kelly and Ryan' to discuss his upcoming involvement in “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest!'
by TV News Desk - Dec 18, 2020
On Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 8pm ET, Grammy award-winning rock band Cage The Elephant will perform a full band and electric virtual concert for Bread & Roses’ Winter Benefit, broadcast from the iconic Blackbird Studio in Nashville, TN.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2020
Sophia Anne Caruso has joined the upcoming Netflix film The School for Good and Evil, directed by Paul Feig and also starring Sofia Wylie.
by TV News Desk - Dec 16, 2020
Screen Media, a Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment (Nasdaq: CSSE) company, announced today the acquisition of all US AVOD rights to the true-crime documentary thriller AFTER THE MURDER OF ALBERT LIMA, from director and producer Aengus James (American Harmony, Scandalous.) The film will be released as a Crackle Original in the first quarter of 2021.
by Stage Tube - Aug 4, 2020
Sophia Anne Caruso has released a music video for her single 'Toys'! The single was first released on May 22.
by Stage Tube - Aug 24, 2020
Jeff Daniels and Brendan Gleeson star as former FBI Director James Comey and President Donald J. Trump in this two-part event series that tells the story of two powerful men, whose strikingly different ethics and loyalties put them on a collision course.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2020
GRAMMY-nominated composer and Pulitzer Prize finalist Christopher Cerrone and GRAMMY-winning flutist Tim Munro today release a new EP, Liminal Highway, on New Focus Recordings.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2020
Tomorrow, Harlem9, the Obie Award-Winning producing collective, begins the stream of their 10th Annual and 1st Digital Festival.  The Harlem based collective is no stranger to Black Playwrights, Actors and Directors who also make their living within the Theatre, TV and Film industry. 
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2020
This one is going to require some tissues. Millenium Films has released the official trailer for BLACKBIRD starring Susan Sarandon (ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW) and Sam Neill (JURASSIC PARK). What begins as an awkward and humorous black comedy gives way to real emotion. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2020
EKP and Paines Plough, with 45North and in association with Sonia Friedman Productions, today announce the 35 shortlisted scripts for the inaugural The Women's Prize for Playwriting 2020, selected from 1,169 entries.
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2020
Today, New York indie pop storyteller, Yoke Lore, unveils his first solo release of 2020, “Fade Away.” Yoke Lore is the solo musical venture of Adrian Galvin, previously of Yellerkin and Walk the Moon. Deeply personal lyrics set atop lush synths and an anthemic chorus make “Fade Away” the perfect track to take you right into fall.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2020
Leading independent live entertainment producer and promoter Danny Wimmer Presents has announced the addition of executive Joe Litvag as its President of Live Events. Litvag, an industry veteran, brings over 25 years of knowledge and experience in all aspects of the live events industry.