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BWW Interview: Joshua McGuire Talks I'M NOT RUNNING
by Rona Kelly - Sep 24, 2018

Actor Joshua McGuire returns to the National Theatre this year, to appear in David Hare's new play I'm Not Running. Chatting to him during rehearsals, Joshua shares his love of new writing, what the play is (and is definitely not) about, and his journey from audience to actor at the National. (more...)

City and Colour Launches New Label Still Records
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

City and Colour, acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer Dallas Green, launches a new label called Still Records, an imprint of Dine Alone Records. The first official release is a very special live City and Colour album, Guide Me Back Home, to be released digitally onOctober 5 with physical product available November 23. The album was recorded during 2017's sold-out “An Evening with City and Colour - Solo” Canadian tour where Green performed serene, stripped-down iterations of songs spanning his award-winning catalogue in an intimate theatre environment. The tour covered 25 cities from coast-to-coast. Green worked with Plus1 to collect one dollar from each ticket sold during the 2017 tour to benefit MusiCounts. In the same spirit, one dollar from the sale of each Guide Me Back Home album worldwide will be donated to MusiCounts. Collection 1 featuring 3 songs from the release is available on DSPs today HERE. Fans can pre-order the LP and CD versions of the album as of Friday, September 21 at 10am ET HERE. (more...)

Ric Swezey Memorial Raises Over $500,000 for Family Equality Council
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

On June 3 of this year, Ric Swezey, beloved husband of Nick Scandalios and father to Kate and Luke, passed away following a tragic accident. That day, a family lost a father, and Family Equality Council lost one of our dearest friends. To honor Ric's life and to reflect their tireless advocacy for other LGBTQ families, Nick Scandalios asked Family Equality Council to accept donations to honor Ric's memory. (more...)

SOLDIER ON To Open At The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

This autumn, after a sell-out London season and national tour earlier this year, Jonathan Lewis' play, 'Soldier On', arrives for a five week run at The Other Palace Theatre to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1. (more...)

East Passyunk Presents Double Dose Of Halloween Fun With Fall Fest And Spooky Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (EPABID) presents a double dose of spooktacular fun with free activities for the kids, adults and even fido too! East Passyunk Fall Fest and Spooky Saturday returns on Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 11:00am to 4:00pm. Family activities include costume contests (for children and dogs), pumpkin decorating, arts and crafts, storytime with the Free Library Book Bike, live music, scarecrow scavenger hunt, trick or treating, pet treats and more. For the grown-ups, enjoy live music, 40+ craft and arts vendors, fall fare, spirited cocktails, and more. Businesses between the Singing Fountain and McKean Street will open doors to trick or treaters. (more...)

Royal Court's HANGMEN Casts U.S. Premiere at Atlantic Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the US premiere of the Olivier Award-winning Royal Court Theatre production of Hangmen, written by Academy Award winner Martin McDonagh and directed by Olivier Award nominee Matthew Dunster. (more...)

Freeform Announces GROWN-ISH, ALONE TOGETHER Wednesday Comedy Block
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Freeform, Disney's young adult television and streaming network, today announced the premiere dates for its highly anticipated comedies GROWN-ISH, and ALONE TOGETHER. (more...)

The Lincoln's COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS Series Explores RENAISSANCE MAGIC November 1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

The Harlem Renaissance was an intellectual, social, and artistic explosion that took place in Harlem, New York, from approximately 1918 until the mid-1930s. (more...)

Netflix Announces New Series MESSIAH from Mark Burnett & Roma Downey
by TV News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Netflix, the world's leading Internet entertainment service, will bring MESSIAH, an epic suspenseful drama exploring the lines among religion, faith and politics, to its members around the globe in 2019. (more...)

Johnny Yukon Unveils Debut Project INSTALLATION I
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Today, singer-songwriter-producer Johnny Yukon unveils his debut project Installation I (pronounced installation one) on Yukon Sound / Atlantic records. The 11-track collection is available now at all DSPs; listen here https://lnk.to/InstallationPR. (more...)

Nightwood Theatre Announces 2018/19 Season, SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY and More
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Artistic Director Kelly Thornton and Managing Director Beth Brown are proud to announce Nightwood Theatre's 2018/19 season. In our penultimate season before our 40th anniversary, we have assembled an ambitious lineup of some of the most dynamic female voices working in theatre today. Nightwood is proud to support and partner with an ever-burgeoning community of artists and like-minded arts organizations to develop high-caliber contemporary theatre. (more...)

Cartoon Network Ushers in a New Wave of Creators for Today's Kids
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Cartoon Network announced today its largest slate of content ever from a new wave of creators telling stories that are relevant and reflective of today's kids. The network, which is seeing success in total consumption across its platforms, is also adding more than 30 new games and apps to its mobile and web portfolio that has over 200 million worldwide downloads and now includes a series of podcasts, VR and AR experiences. (more...)

BWW Blog: Blogging in School
by Student Blogger: Alison Bauza - Mar 5, 2018

Hi again, everyone! I hope you have had an eventful semester and year so far. With it being the time for midterms, there are a lot of school projects underway and with that, a lot to talk about. Depending on what school you may attend, what your interests are, and what level you're at in school, it's all a process with so much room for opportunity to share what the latest trend is and how it affects the work you do. (more...)

Pen World Voices Festival 2018 to Convene Writers, Artists, And Thinkers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

With 60+ Events Across New York City, the United States' Leading International Literary Festival, Curated by Chip Rolley, Turns Its Global Lens on Its Home Country (more...)

Opera Grants For Female Composers Awarded To Eight Composers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera and the nation's leading champion for American opera, is pleased to announce the latest recipients of Discovery Grants from the Opera Grants for Female Composers program, made possible through the generosity of the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation. (more...)

Industry Interview: Wolf of Broadway- Meet Tony-Winning Producer, Orin Wolf
by Robert Diamond - Jul 16, 2018

Just over a month ago, Orin Wolf was celebrating a whooping ten Tony wins for his little musical that could- The Band's Visit. As the big winner at the 72nd Annual Tony Awards on June 10, the new show not only swept the ceremony, but it found a place in history with some of Broadway's most awarded musicals- a producer's dream. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces TRU PRODUCER BOOT CAMP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the workshop Raising Money for Theater: Who, How, and When to Ask, part of TRU Boot Camps on February 4, 2018 from 10am - 6pm at 151 W. 46th St., 8th Floor, NYC. Basic pricing is $175 for non-members, $150 for TRU members with $25 off for early birds, thru 1/26. Discount codes available for anyone who has applied to any of the upcoming festivals, as well as students. Email TRUStaff1@gmail.com with proof of a festival application, or a student ID, and TRU will provide you with a code for $40 or $60 off (for a Festival price of $135 or Student price of $115). (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited announces the Workshop RAISING MONEY FOR THEATER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the workshop Raising Money for Theater: Who, How and When to Ask, part of TRU Boot Camps on February 4, 2018 from 10am - 6pm at 151 W. 46th St., 8th Floor, NYC. (more...)

Royal Court's HANGMEN Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Atlantic Theater Company's Hangmen begins previews tonight, January 18th and will open Monday, February 5th for a limited engagement through Sunday, March 4th, 2018 Off-Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). (more...)

John Lithgow to Bring the Magic of Storytelling to Broadway This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Staci Levine, has announced the Broadway return of beloved stage and screen star John Lithgow in John Lithgow: Stories by Heart, directed by Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

La Boite & Playlab Premier A Killer New Comedy By Kathryn Marquet
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

Acclaimed actor-turned-playwright Kathryn Marquet (Pale Blue Dot) makes her highly anticipated return to La Boite next month with a biting new dark comedy, The Dead Devils of Cockle Creek. Co-produced with new-writing incubator Playlab, The Dead Devils of Cockle Creek is a wild and hilarious new Australian play tackling climate change and the dangers of extreme environmental activism. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Presents Writer-Producer Speed Date
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents their popular Writer-Producer Speed Date on Sunday, March 4, 2018. In deference to Oscar night, the event will start one hour earlier than usual: from 4:30pm - 8:00pm at NOLA Rehearsal Studio, 244 W 54th St., 11th floor. (more...)

Pitch Your Work To A Roomful Of Producers (and Be Home In Time For The Oscars)
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents their popular Writer-Producer Speed Date on Sunday, March 4, 2018. In deference to Oscar night, the event will start one hour earlier than usual: from 4:30pm - 8:00pm at NOLA Rehearsal Studio, 244 W 54th St., 11th floor. Application is free, and you must apply prior to purchasing your spot, on sale February 24, 2018. If accepted, there is a participation fee of $70 for TRU Members ($85 for non-members, $25 for each collaborator), and your pitch slot can be purchased at https://truonline.org/events/speed-date-03-04-18/.   (more...)

The 2018 PEN World Voices Festival: Resist And Reimagine Unites Writers, Artists, and Thinkers From All Over the World
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

PEN America presents the 2018 PEN World Voices Festival: Resist and Reimagine, this year's incarnation of the renowned international literary festival, which will bring together the world's foremost authors and other luminaries at a time when many are turning to literature and the arts not for escapism, but as a guide to navigate contemporary crises. Salman Rushdie founded the festival in the isolationist aftermath of September 11, 2001, to fortify links with the rest of the world; now again the need to connect and draw inspiration from beyond America's borders is pressing. (more...)

Columbus Children's Theatre Wins Stand For The Arts Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

Ovation, America's only arts network, has partnered with Spectrum for the inaugural Ovation+Spectrum Stand for the ArtsAwards initiative. As part of the partnership, Ovation will contribute $60,000 to support local arts, cultural, and educational organizations in six Spectrum markets: New York City, Los Angeles, Austin, Columbus, Syracuse, and Raleigh. The announcement was made by John Malkin, Executive Vice President, Content Distribution, Ovation and Adam Falk, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, Spectrum. (more...)

JOHN LITHGOW: STORIES BY HEART Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Staci Levine, has announced the Broadway return of beloved stage and screen star John Lithgow in John Lithgow: Stories by Heart, directed by Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

Cartoon Network Greenlights Second Season of CRAIG OF THE CREEK
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Cartoon Network's hit original series Craig of the Creek is heading for more adventures with Craig, J.P. and Kelsey and a season two greenlight. Since its debut earlier this year, the groundbreaking show has been celebrated for the trio's creative and imaginative escapades and spurred a Groundswell of excitement from critics, fans across social media, and beyond. Craig of the Creek has also tapped into an emotional sense of nostalgia for audiences and connected with viewers through its relatable characters and universal storylines. The top 10 cable series in premieres among boys 6 - 11 has been hailed for its 'attention to inclusion and positive representation of minorities' by Fast Company and by The Los Angeles Times for its 'power of imagination.' (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Free Introduction To TRU's Producer Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces a Free Introduction to TRU's Producer Program on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 from 6pm-8:30p mat Clinton Cameo Studios, 307 W. 43rd Street, NYC. (more...)

Vincent John Swoons With Electro-Soul Fueled FOOLISH GAME
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2018

Vincent John Swoons With Electro-Soul Fueled FOOLISH GAME (more...)

Sara Lee' Infuses America's Favorite Comfort Foods Into Cozy Grilled Cheese Sandwiches In Honor Of National Grilled Cheese Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

Americans have spoken, and it's no surprise they have strong opinions when it comes to comfort food preferences. According to a national survey conducted by Sara Lee, makers of delicious bread, buns, rolls and breakfast products including Artesano Bread pizza reigns supreme as the No. 1 comfort food in the country, with more than half of Americans identifying it as their go-to comfort food while burgers hold the number two spot. The survey also revealed that grilled cheese ranks as one of the top 10 dishes and Americans are evenly split in how they define comfort food: 50 percent are on team sweet with most craving chocolate and the other half think comfort food should be a savory dish. (more...)

Seattle Rep Fully Funded For New Playwright Program
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

With excitement and gratitude, Seattle Repertory Theatre today announced that it was granted full funding from the prestigious Elizabeth George Foundation for support of commissions for the work of three writers - Joanna Garner, Lily Houghton, and C.A. Johnson. This grant funds developmental work that will begin this fall 2018 through Seattle Rep's The Other Season. The Foundation's incredible support enables artists at the very beginning stage of their careers to have their work recognized and cultivated by institutions across the nation like Seattle Rep in the hope that these theatres become the artistic homes for the work being created. (more...)

League Awards Smaller-Budget Orchestras & Youth Orchestras Futures Fund Grants
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Highlighting the Groundswell of innovation occurring at smaller-budget orchestras and youth orchestras across the country, seventeen orchestras have received $30,000 American Orchestras' Futures Fund grants from the League of American Orchestras, made possible with the generous support of the Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation. An additional five orchestras were selected to receive seed grants of $6,000 each. (more...)

California Symphony Receives League Of American Orchestras Grant For New Adult Education Classes
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Highlighting the Groundswell of innovation occurring at smaller-budget orchestras and youth orchestras across the country, the California Symphony is just one of seventeen orchestras that have received $30,000 American Orchestras' Futures Fund grants from the League of American Orchestras, made possible with the generous support of the Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation. (more...)

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