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by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
On October 11, Toronto-based Kobo Town will dazzle audiences when it brings its award-winning, Trinidadian, calypso-inspired tunes - described by The Guardian as 'an intoxicating blend of lilting calypsonian wit, dancehall reggae and trombone-heavy brass' - to Flushing Town Hall's stage.
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
SHOWTIME has announced a pilot order for the hour-long drama series YELLOWJACKETS, with creators Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson (Narcos) executive producing and serving as showrunners. Karyn Kusama (Destroyer) will executive produce and direct the pilot, a co-production of SHOWTIME and Entertainment One (eOne) taking place in Los Angeles this fall. The announcement was made today by Gary Levine and Jana Winograde, Presidents of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc.
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
Television icon and author Carol Burnett will appear at MacDowell NYC on Thursday evening, October 24, 2019, where she will be joined by acclaimed memoirists and MacDowell Fellows Amanda Stern and Nell Painter. The three authors will read from their published memoirs and discuss the unique challenges of the popular non-fiction form. MacDowell, one of the nation's leading contemporary arts organizations, recently opened a new audience engagement space on West 23rd Street.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018
Sometimes the perils of being in a popular alt-rock band comes with its share of misfortune. For Illinois rock group REAL FRIENDS, falling victim to a homicidal maniac is one such fate. Premiering today on FLOOD Magazine, their new video for 'Me First' from their third studio album Composure, depicts just that. 'Have you ever wanted to see our heads cut off,' asks bassist Kyle Fasel. 'Well, look no further.'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018
Alabama Shakespeare Festival will present a new production of The Sound of Music beginning November 15, 2018, directed by ASF Artistic Director Rick Dildine. The Sound of Music features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein, and book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse (suggested by "The Trapp Family Singers" by Maria Augusta Trapp.)
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018
Henry V is the first Shakespeare production, and the second play overall, in Hartford Stage's 55-year history to be staged in the round. In addition to Grush, the ensemble cast - comprised of half men and half women - features Karen Aldridge as Exeter, Miles Anderson as Pistol, Kate Forbes as the Constable of France and Burgundy, Peter Francis James as the Chorus and Sir Thomas Erpingham, Felicity Jones Latta as the Archbishop of Canterbury, Nym and Alice, and Baron Vaughn as Fluellen and Mistress Quickly. Hartford Stage Associate Artistic Director Elizabeth Williamson will helm the production, which marks her Shakespeare directorial debut for the Tony Award-winning theatre.
by Stage Tube - Nov 25, 2019
Behind this world is a world that's been hidden from you. New series coming to AMC in 2020.
by Stage Tube - Nov 25, 2019
AMC today shared a sneak peek at the upcoming original anthology series Dispatches from Elsewhere, created by and starring Jason Segel. Starring alongside Segel are Academy® and Emmy Award®-winner Sally Field, Academy Award®-nominee Richard E. Grant, multi-Grammy Award®-winner André Benjamin and rising star Eve Lindley.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
The Barrow Group, under the leadership of Co-Artistic Directors Seth Barrish and Lee Brock and Executive Director Robert Serrell, will present the world premiere 17 Minutes, a spellbinding new play by Scott Organ (Phoenix) that takes an intimate look at how gun violence reverberates across a community. Directed by Seth Barrish (Director of Mike Birbiglia's The New One), 17 Minutes is scheduled to run at The Barrow Group Mainstage Theatre (312 West 36th St) from January 10 through February 15 with an opening set for January 22.
by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
AMC revealed a first look at Michael Sheen as TV Presenter Chris Tarrant in the upcoming three-part drama,Quiz. Directed by globally renowned director Stephen Frears (A Very English Scandal, Florence Foster Jenkins, Philomena, The Queen) and written by playwright James Graham (Brexit: An Uncivil War, Ink, This House, Labour of Love), Quiz tells the extraordinary and sensational story of how Charles and Diana Ingram attempted an 'audacious heist' on the quiz show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? The image recreates the famous shot of Tarrant arriving to give evidence in the Ingram trial at Southwark Crown Court in March 2003.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2019
TodayTix celebrated the concept album release of "Brownstone," a new musical written by acclaimed singer/songwriter Brian Gallagher, with a one-night only concert at City Winery (155 Varick St.) last night as part of the TodayTix Presents series.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019
Acclaimed performers Matt Cusson, Celisse Henderson, and Erica Sweany will join the one-night only, TodayTix Presents celebration of "Brownstone," a new musical written by singer/songwriter Brian Gallagher. The concert, held at City Winery (155 Varick St.) on May 28, will also feature vocals by Tony Nominee and NBC "Smash" star Megan Hilty.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019
Intergalactic stars Drab Majesty have announced a batch of live demonstrations across the globe in celebration of their forthcoming album Modern Mirror.  Their North American run is slotted to run from July 24th through August 30th with Body of Light and Xeno & Oaklander supporting select dates, and their European tour is September 18th through November 2nd featuring SRSQ and Body of Light on various legs — check out all tour dates listed below. 
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2019
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced the winners of the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards, celebrating and rewarding the very best programmes and performances of 2018. The ceremony was hosted by Graham Norton at the Royal Festival Hall, London, and presenters included Andrew Scott, Billy Monger, Bradley & Barney Walsh, Danny Dyer, David Schwimmer, Julia Stiles, Kelsey Grammer and Sir Lenny Henry.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2019
BBC America has announced the winners for this year's BAFTA TV Awards. This year's big winner was Killing Eve, which took home three awards, for best drama series, best actress for Jodie Comer and best supporting actress for Fiona Shaw.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019
TodayTix celebrates the concept album release of "Brownstone," a new musical written by acclaimed singer/songwriter Brian Gallagher, with a one-night only concert at City Winery (155 Varick St.) featuring Tony Nominee Megan Hilty and more special guests.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019
Neighborhood Theatre Group (NTG) is proud to present DISPATCHES FROM THE DUMB DECADE, a new musical by A.M. Dean, March 1-3 and 8-10 at Growing Hope's Robert C. Barnes Sr. MarketPlace Hall (16 S. Washington St) in downtown Ypsilanti. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm. Tickets are $12 online, $15 at the doors, $7 Students (w/ a valid ID). Tickets can be purchased online at www.ntgypsi.org
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019
This Was Supposed to Be Fun, the debut LP (and second official offering) from EPIC BEARD MEN, is an indie-rap tour de force by two of the underground's finest; Sage Francis and B. Dolan. This album knocks. It parties with disreputable outlaws in truck stops. It blends the classic sounds of breakbeats and timeless drum machines with soul grooves and sub bass. Guitars, violins, and a goddamn brass band have sat in before the party's over. On the vocal side of things, more than a few lyrical heavyweights drop in to take their turn on the mics.
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2019
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today announced the nominations for the 2019 Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy Television Craft Awards. These awards reward the very best in television craft and television programmes broadcast in the UK in 2018. The Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards ceremony will be held at the Royal Festival Hall on Sunday 12 May with the British Academy Television Craft Awards taking place two weeks earlier on Sunday 28 April at The Brewery, London.
by Richard Sasanow - Mar 20, 2019
Can opera be a medium for social commentary and change? I've been thinking about this lately--or, more accurately, yet again--since attending a preview of the new Jeanne Tesori-Tazewell Thompson opera, BLUE, which was part of the Guggenheim Museum's fascinating Works & Process series. The performance of excerpts and roundtable with its creators were part of preparations for the work's world premiere this summer at the Glimmerglass Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019
Performance Space New York in collaboration with Arika and the Whitney Museum of American Art presents I wanna be with you everywhere, a gathering of, by, and for disabled artists and writers and anyone who wants to join in a series of programs that refuse policies of individuation and inclusion in favor of (and in the flavor of) whatever disability aesthetics has in bodymind. Organized by Arika, Amalle Dublon, Jerron Herman, Carolyn Lazard, Park McArthur, Alice Sheppard, and Constantina Zavitsanos, the festival features performances and readings by Eli Clare, John Lee Clark, Kayla Hamilton, Johanna Hedva, Jerron Herman, Cyr e Jarelle Johnson, Camisha L. Jones, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, Jordan Lord, NEVE, Akemi Nishida and Alice Sheppard.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019
Neighborhood Theatre Group (NTG) is proud to present DISPATCHES FROM THE DUMB DECADE, a new musical by A.M. Dean, March 1-3 and 8-10 at Growing Hope's Robert C. Barnes Sr. MarketPlace Hall (16 S. Washington St) in downtown Ypsilanti. Performances are Todays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm. Tickets are $12 online, $15 at the doors, $7 Students (w/ a valid ID). Tickets can be purchased online at www.ntgypsi.org
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019
Join Cohen and Cooper for an unscripted, uncensored, and unforgettable night of conversation. The late night talk show host and the journalist, longtime friends, interview each other and take questions from the audience. It's a live, interactive look behind the scenes of pop culture and world events.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019
92Y announces a discussion of What the Constitution Means to Me with playwright/performer Heidi Schreck and Harvard Law professor Laurence Tribe, moderated by Slate senior editor and legal columnist Dahlia Litwick, on Sunday, July 28. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019
Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for U.S. theatre, is pleased to announce the recipients of Audience (R)Evolution Exploration Grants.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019
Hennepin Theatre Trust just announced best friends CAT & NAT are returning to Minneapolis in #MOMTRUTHS LIVE at the historic Pantages Theatre (710 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m.
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2019
AMC has cast André Benjamin (André 3000) in the original anthology series Dispatches From Elsewhere. 
by Alexandra Coghlan - Jul 12, 2019
Lighter than a macaron and every bit as deliciously Gallic, Donizetti's La fille du regiment swaps the composer's signature brand of robust, Italian comedy for something frothier, more melt-in-the-mouth. Add to that director Laurent Pelly - go-to Frenchman for whimsy and colour - and you have a classic operatic amuse-bouche.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019
Civic Ensemble's Godfrey L. Simmons, Jr. will perform Mike Daisey's edgy, funny, and provocative monologue The Trump Card at the Kitchen Theatre Company this Summer! Opening night is Thursday, July 18th at 8:00pm at the Kitchen Theatre Company, 417 West MLK Jr. Street, Ithaca NY. Performances are Thursday to Saturday at 8:00 pm and Sunday at 4:00 pm through July 28th. The Trump Card is an examination of our current political moment and a call for self reflection among Ithacans of every political persuasion. The production is directed by Ron Russell, Co-Founder and Executive Director,  of Epic Theatre Ensemble of New York City. 
by Stage Tube - Jan 7, 2020
'Suddenly, I was looking at the world through a new pair of glasses.' Don't miss the series premiere on March 1 at 10/9c.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019
New timeline, new energy: set aside the second week of February for an extended literary treat! The Cherie Smith JCC Jewish Book Festival (Feb. 9-14, 2019) will warm up your winter nights with an exciting roster of writers from across Canada, the US, Israel and New Zealand.
by Cary Ginell - Jan 31, 2019
A brilliant cast and production highlights McCoy Rigby Entertainment's '1776,' with bravura performances from Andy Umberger (John Adams), Peter Van Norden (Benjamin Franklin) and John Barbour (Edward Rutledge).
by Review Roundups - Jan 28, 2019
Just yesterday, My Fair Lady held a re-opening celebration to welcome new cast members Laura Benanti, Danny Burstein, Rosemary Harris, Christian Dante White, and Clarke Thorell.
by David Clarke - Jan 23, 2019
Broadway veteran Brian Gallagher recently released the concept album for his new musical BROWNSTONE. The thrilling record is mostly sung by Gallagher himself, but it also features the vocals of Broadway star Megan Hilty. Utilizing his well-honed ability to write jazzy, ambient rock with a 70s garage band vibe, Gallagher has skillfully created, for BROWNSTONE, a moody and haunting piece of musical theatre that excites as easily as it sends shivers down the spine.
by Stage Tube - Jan 17, 2020
To find themselves, they had to look elsewhere. Don't miss the Series Premiere on March 1 at 10/9c.
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
AMC Networks announced today from the Television Critics' Association (TCA) Press Tour spring premiere dates for several new and returning original series, including the highly anticipated debuts of AMC's The Walking Dead: World Beyond and three-part series Quiz, a third season of BBC AMERICA's award-winning Killing Eve, the fourth and final season of IFC's acclaimed series Brockmire and the return of SundanceTV's psychological thriller Liar. As previously announced, AMC's Better Call Saul season five debuts with a special two-night premiere event on Sunday, February 23 at 10:00 p.m. ET/9c and Monday, February 24 at 9:00 p.m. ET/8c and the new anthology series Dispatches From Elsewhere premieres Sunday, March 1 at 10:00 p.m. ET/9c. In addition, the next series in BBC AMERICA's Emmy® Award-winning Planet franchise, Seven Worlds, One Planet will air as a multi-network event across BBC AMERICA, AMC, IFC and SundanceTV this Saturday, January 18 at 9:00 p.m. ET/8c.
by Barb Burke - Feb 7, 2019
TrinityRep's Macbeth is full of surprises
by Nancy Grossman - Feb 20, 2019
Eighty years after the Broadway premiere of Lillian Hellman's THE LITTLE FOXES, the Lyric Stage Company production, under the direction of Scott Edmiston, demonstrates that the classic American drama has lost none of its punch. A titanic team of actors portrays the dynamic within the rapacious Hubbard family and the collateral damage they impose on all who have the misfortune of being in their path. Without exception, the characters are three-dimensional, fully realized, and thoroughly alive, compelling the audience to engage with them on an intensely emotional level.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019
Neighborhood Theatre Group (NTG) is proud to present DISPATCHES FROM THE DUMB DECADE, a new musical by A.M. Dean, March 1-3 and 8-10 at Growing Hope's Robert C. Barnes Sr. MarketPlace Hall (16 S. Washington St) in downtown Ypsilanti. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm. Tickets are $12 online, $15 at the doors, $7 Students (w/ a valid ID). Tickets can be purchased online at www.ntgypsi.org
by Review Roundups - Dec 5, 2019
Following its record-breaking, sold-out world premiere at American Repertory Theater last summer, Jagged Little Pill the musical celebrates opening night tonight, December 5, at the Broadhurst Theatre.
by TV News Desk - Dec 20, 2019
Sony Music today releases 1917 (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK) with music by GRAMMY®, EMMY® and BAFTA® Award-winning composer THOMAS NEWMAN a?" listen below. Most recently nominated for 'Best Original Score' by the Golden Globe Awards, the album features music from Oscar®-winning filmmaker Sam Mendes' visceral new epic which will be released by Universal Pictures and Amblin Partners beginning Wednesday, December 25. The score is the latest in a long series of collaborations between Thomas Newman and director Sam Mendes. The two artists previously worked together on titles including Skyfall, Spectre, Road to Perdition, Jarhead, American Beauty and more.
by TV News Desk - Aug 30, 2019
From Friday, September 27 through Wednesday, October 2, BAM presents the second annual Contemporary Arab Cinema, a diverse program of films from across the Middle East and North Africa, showcasing the depth and variety of Arab cinema today. Grappling unflinchingly with issues of prejudice, women's rights, ethnic identity, sociopolitical upheaval, history, and tradition, these eclectic documentaries and narrative features are by turns personal, political, funny, and fervent dispatches from an ever-evolving region.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019
The Carol Tambor Theatrical Foundation announces the winner of this year's The Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award, the highest honor at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Chosen by Carol Tambor and members of her Foundation, along with The Scotsman Newspaper's Arts Writers Joyce McMillian, Jackie McGlone and Mark Fisher, Mouthpiece was announced as the winner at the Scotsman Award Ceremony during the closing ceremonies of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe on Friday, August 23.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
HartBeat Ensemble announced today that actor, producer, director and playwright Godfrey L. Simmons, Jr. will be the 18-year-old company's new artistic director. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019
FX has set the series premiere date of the new weekly, half-hour narrative documentary series The Weekly, it was announced today by Chuck Saftler, President, Program Strategy and COO, FX Networks. The Weekly, The New York Times's first major foray into TV news, will premiere on Sunday, June 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on FX, with exclusive streaming premieres available on Hulu the following day.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019
Preacher's upcoming fourth season will be its last, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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