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by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
A dramatic comedy about the world of fantasy role-playing games, SHE KILLS MONSTERS tells the story of Agnes Evans as she comes to terms with the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When she finds Tilly's Dungeons & Dragons notebook, she embarks on an adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly's refuge. In this high-octane comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, acclaimed playwright Qui Nguyen (VIETGONE) offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.
by E.H. Reiter - Oct 9, 2019
THE WINTER'S TALE brings one of Shakespeare's most unique shows to life with at Coronado Playhouse and is playing for free through October 13th.
by TV News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
Maribou State kick off the biggest North American run of their career with headline dates in Los Angeles, Seattle, Portland, New York and more. This tour follows a groundbreaking year for the duo who have sold out London's Brixton Academy, Australia's Sydney Opera House, and a performance at Glastonbury Festival.
by Maggie Yates - Oct 28, 2019
Overall, 'A Winter's Tale' has visual richness, but the text is all over the place, and additional elements like modern pop music and choreographed slow-motion stage crosses pile superflua onto an existing wealth of 'eclectic' narrative components.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2019
In 2020, Adelaide Writers' Week the second from Director Jo Dyer, contemplates one of the few things that incontrovertibly unites us all: Being Human. Running from Saturday 29 February to Thursday 5 March as part of the 60th anniversary Adelaide Festival, Adelaide Writers' Week will explore how humans engage with each other, with technology, and with the natural world.
by Perry Tannenbaum - Oct 26, 2019
Not the most vicious satire you will ever see, Christian Spuck's LEONCE AND LENA is certainly among the zaniest, teeming with delightful eccentrics, anti-balletic antics, and shtick.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
The Lark is thrilled to announce five plays and playwrights have been chosen through its Open Access program for this season's Playwrights' Week festival, which will take place November 4-8, 2019. This year's plays were selected from a record-breaking 1,320 submissions, and the lineup will be: Bernarda's Daughters by Diane Exavier, Park-e Laleh by Shayan Lotfi, We Built Our Homes Near Kingdoms of Animals and Magic by Omar Vélez Meléndez, The Cucuy Will Find You by Jaymes Sanchez, and Something in the Balete Tree by Ren Dara Santiago.
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Nov 16, 2019
Looking for a great gift idea this holiday season for the sports lover in your life? You'll want to check out this week's brand new release EPOCA: THE TREE OF ECROF, the first in a new series created by basketball legend Kobe Bryant and co-written by Ivy Claire. This is the third series to release this year from Bryant's new publishing company Granity Studios, and all three series blend sports and fantasy -- and they are all SO gorgeous in person!
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2019
Noah Galvin and Ari'el Stachel are set to star in the scripted podcast series 'The Two Princes,' playing two rival royal heirs who end up falling in love in, according to Variety. The cast also includes Christine Baranski, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Matthew Rhys and Samira Wiley.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019
The 2019 WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS (www.wickedyoungwriterawards.com), created by the producers of the musical WICKED in partnership with the National Literacy Trust (www.literacytrust.org.uk) are today (Tuesday 21 May 2019) announcing the names of the 120 finalists in the running for the annual creative prizes. Championed by Patron Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cornwall, the judges this year include two poets, Inua Ellams and Hussain Manawar in recognition of the huge growth in poetry buying and writing amongst young people. They are joined by the author and illustrator of the How to Train Your Dragon books Cressida Cowell, who returns as Head Judge for the fifth consecutive year, together with longstanding judges Jonathan Douglas, Director of the National Literacy Trust, Michael McCabe, Executive Producer (UK) of WICKED and Nicky Cox MBE, Editor in Chief of First News (a joint sponsor of the Award prize for the 'FOR GOOD' category). The Awards Ambassador is best-selling author of the Jamie Johnson football books, Dan Freedman, who has visited schools around the country to raise awareness of the WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019
WaterTower Music has released Game of Thrones (Music from the HBO Series) Season 8 - the soundtrack from the final season of the award-winning HBO series. The album features music by Emmy® Award-winning and Grammy® Award-nominated composer Ramin Djawadi (Westworld, Iron Man, Jack Ryan, Pacific Rim), and is available for sale digitally and for streaming today, with a Double CD scheduled for release scheduled for July 19 and a vinyl release later this year.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 kicks off the eighth annual Rita and Burton Goldberg MFA Playwrights Festival at Hunter College. Under the leadership of Annie Baker and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Hunter's MFA Playwriting Program features intensive, hands-on writing workshops that foster a tight-knit, supportive community of artists committed to challenging assumptions about what theater is and will become.
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Mar 31, 2019
Don't let Greek history and mythology intimidate you. This excellent play has a tour de force performance by Rachel Christopher, who just might be the world's greatest but underdiscovered actress.
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2019
Throughout April and beyond, PBS will celebrate Earth Day and the arrival of spring with programs that explore topics from the change of seasons in North America to the way scientists and politicians came together to fix the hole in the ozone layer. New specials include a live interactive look at the arrival of spring in various ecosystems throughout the country, as well as programming from NATURE and NOVA, on PBS, PBS.org and the PBS Video App (check local listings).
by Julie Musbach - Mar 19, 2019
The new Broadway production of Oklahoma! begins previews at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre (1633 Broadway) on tonight, March 19, 2019. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019
The Philly POPS will give three performances during the annual Wawa Welcome America Festival, including POPS on Independence with Disney Princess Susan Egan and POPS on the Parkway with Academy and GRAMMY award-winning superstar Jennifer Hudson.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
THE 2019 WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS, presented in association with the National Literacy Trust, today (Thursday 20 June 2019) announced its winners during a ceremony involving 120 shortlisted finalists and their families and teachers at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre, home of the award-winning musical WICKED.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019
This August, for one weekend only, Café Nordo's Culinarium transforms into The Lava Kingdoms, populated with cactus folks, scorpions, vegetarian nuns, and a crusade through the desert before dessert. O Succulent! was inspired by a single D&D session and is directed by Butch Alice (She Kills Monsters, The Show is Made of Lava). In this experimental work, gaming truly becomes immersive, complete with map, dice, and dinner. The show runs August 22 - August 26 and tickets are available now.
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2019
Nat Geo and Nat Geo WILD announced today the new two-hour wildlife special The Hidden Kingdoms of China, which premieres this winter in 172 countries and 43 languages. Spanning from China's highest of mountains and plateaus to its thickest jungles and bamboo forests, The Hidden Kingdoms of China reveals the mysteries of the country's wildlife, some of which rarely have been captured on film, until now.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019
Shakespeare's Globe has announced the 201920 Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Season. Centred around She Wolves and Shrews, the season is a celebration and interrogation of women, power, and the role of the feminine in shaping our past, present and future. The candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse will play host to a world-premiere of Ella Hickson's new play Swive [Elizabeth], Shakespeare's Henry VI, Richard III, and The Taming of the Shrew, and Middleton's Women Beware Women. Sandi and Jenifer Toksvig have written a new family show dubbed, Christmas at the (Snow) Globe, and a series of candlelit ghost tales will include a new story from Jeanette Winterson. Other events running throughout the season include half-term storytelling festival, Half Term Tales at the Globe, with the new Children's Laureate Cressida Cowell, and a double bill of Virginia Woolf's A Room of One's Own and Three Guineas, marking the centenary year since the removal of the sex disqualification act. The Globe's flagship project for secondary and post-16 students, Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank, reaches its 14th year with Macbeth.
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
The Guild of Music Supervisors announced today the nominees of their landmark 10th annual award ceremony celebrating outstanding achievement in the craft of Music Supervision in movies, television, games, advertising, and trailers. Crowning the evening will be this year's Icon Award honoree composer and lyricist Burt Bacharach. Bacharach will join industry legend Bob Hunka who will receive the organization's prestigious Legacy Award. Bacharach and Hunka will receive their honors at the 10th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards taking place on Wednesday, February 6th at The Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Audiences will be transported to a land far far a-gay when Edinburgh smash hit Happily Ever Poofter opens at London's leading fringe theatre this season.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020
The collision of cultures, old and new, facade and taboo; past eats present, the personal turns universal, the unity of multiplicity, the harmony of pure anarchy...
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
A deer head named Walter, a bounty of venison chili, and a family on the edge are at the center of the world premiere of Michael Gotch's award-winning new play, 'Starter Pistol,' presented by Delaware's Resident Ensemble Players (REP) Thursday, January 16 through Sunday, February 2, in the Roselle Center for the Arts, Newark, Del.
ROMEO & JULIET, MACBETH and More to Be Presented in Shakespeare's Globe Summer Season; Full Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Shakespeare's Globe has announced the summer season 2020 will include Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night, Antony & Cleopatra, a two-day event 'Globe 4 Globe: Shakespeare and Climate Emergency', a symposium 'Shakespeare and Race', a Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank production of Macbeth with 20,000 free tickets to school children, the return of family festival 'Telling Tales', and a new dramatisation of Ovid's Metamorphoses by our resident writers.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Abbotsford Convent, Thomas Henning and TerryandTheCuz will present HuRU-hARa a?" a multi-disciplinary, immersive installation of genre-bending arts experiences a?" as part of Asia TOPA 2020. HuRU-hARa features avant-garde artists from across Australia and the Nusantara archipelago of South East Asia, drawing on lo-fi, DIY aesthetics and street culture to transform the Convent's Industrial School and Sacred Heart courtyard into a living installation and non-stop party. From projections to pop up performances, the installation will evolve around a lo-fi dive bar and hotplate street eats, open from 7pm to late each night.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019
The Nashville Symphony has announced the lineup for its 2019/20 season, which kicks off in September and features an extensive variety of classical, pops, jazz and family concerts, including top-flight guest artists, film favorites with live orchestral accompaniment, unique speaker events and much more. At the heart of this concert programming, Maestro Giancarlo Guerrero will lead the orchestra in its flagship Classical Series, which includes everything from masterworks by Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Berlioz and Beethoven to boundary-pushing contemporary American works.
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
The Guild of Music Supervisors held its landmark 10th annual award ceremony this evening at The Wiltern in Los Angeles celebrating outstanding achievement in the craft of Music Supervision in movies, television, games, advertising, and trailers. Over 1,000 attendees joined the Guild to honor the 31 crafts makers, who were recognized for their stellar musical accomplishments in 2019. Industry music legends Burt Bacharach and Bob Hunka crowned the evening as Bacharach received this year's Icon Award, and Hunka received the prestigious Legacy Award. The complete winners list for the 10thAnnual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards is listed below.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019
Nightwood Theatre's Board of Directors are thrilled to announce Andrea Donaldson as the new Artistic Director. With nearly 20 years of professional experience, Andrea has been a vibrant presence in Toronto's theatre scene. She has worked as a playwright, actor, and producer but most significantly she has focused her career on Directing and Artistic Direction with a strong emphasis on new play development and nurturing women's voices. Andrea will assume her new role in May 2019. Kelly Thornton will remain Artistic Director until April 30, 2019.
by Greer Firestone - Feb 3, 2020
For 11 years The Resident Ensemble Players of UD has produced plays of global renown. The majority of the actors have been there since the inception. Aisle Say has been privileged to attend most of them. Generally, the classics are performed; Shakespeare, Shaw, August Wilson, Alan Ayckbourn, Moliere, Tennessee Williams and the like.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019
FOCO is excited to introduce its newest bobblehead series featuring a collaboration between the worlds of Major League Baseball and HBO's original series Game of Thrones®.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2019
OEDIPUS is playing at South Korea's Seoul Arts Center from now until February 24th, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
National Geographic Live, National Geographic's touring speaker series, and Playhouse Square are proud to present 'Coral Kingdoms and Empires of Ice' with David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes, a team of National Geographic underwater photographers. The event will take place at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, February 26, 2020, at the Mimi Ohio Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019
This June, the Sydney Opera House will premiere the latest edition of Thrones!, the uproarious musical parody of HBO's Game of Thrones.
by Debbie Hall - Dec 5, 2019
Knights of the Round Table bring the fantasy of medieval merriment during this special time of year. The holiday spirit, along with the battle between kings and good versus evil returns for a limited engagement. Guests will eat, drink, and be merry this holiday season with Tournament of Kings: 'Twas the Knight performing at Excalibur Hotel & Casino through December 31.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces casting for Octavio Solis' Mother Road, a sequel to John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. Mother Road premiered at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2019 and will run at Arena Stage from February 7 - March 8, 2020 in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
January events has been announced at Irvine Barclay Theatre. See full details below!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2019
It is with great pride that Cirque du Soleil has today raised the curtain on its most recent permanent show in China: Cirque du Soleil The Land of Fantasy. Produced in partnership with the Chinese Group Hangzhou Xintiandi (XTD), this new production anchors Cirque du Soleil's unique offering in China and solidifies its position as a world leader in live entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
Santa Cruz Shakespeare is proud to present The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare this is the last mainstage play of Santa Cruz Shakespeare's 2019 repertory season. The Winter's Tale opens Friday, August 9, at 8pm with performances at The Grove in DeLaveaga Park running through September 1, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019
In 2020, Annex Theatre will present its 33rd season of bold new work. The company of Annex are proud to announce the premiere of five new mainstage plays about the power of love, transformation, and forging your own path.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
While the 30th season of Bard on the Beach continues until September 21, Artistic Director Christopher Gaze has just announced the lineup for the Festival's 31st Season, which will run from June 11 to September 26, 2020. It includes the most popular play in Bard's history, plus a thrilling historical drama, a music-filled Jazz Age romance and a provocative contemporary play based on Milton's Paradise Lost.
by Tina Wargo - Aug 11, 2019
Once upon a time (last night at 7PM), in a kingdom far, far away (The Green Room 42, which, to be fair, seems far, farther away than it actually is), a fair maiden gathered the townsfolk for a night of song and dance, takedowns of Twitter trolls, fantastic wig-ography, laughs galore, moments of poignancy, and ultimately, a 70-minute, oft-repeated but much-needed reminder to celebrate autonomy, own our weirdness, and honor our inner queens.
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2019
The Game of Thrones Studio Tour, comprising the breathtaking imagery, captivating sets, original props and costumes, and other behind-the-scenes items from the hit HBO series Game of Thrones, will drop fans in the very heart of the Seven Kingdoms. Guests will be treated to an up-close and personal look at a wide selection of items pulled straight from the screen and have the opportunity to walk through authentic set pieces from some of the show's most iconic scenes. In collaboration with HBO Licensing & Retail, Linen Mill Studios are designing and building the new 110,000-square-foot interactive experience and will open its gates for visitors in Spring 2020. It is the first in a series of Game of Thrones Legacy projects announced by HBO last year.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019
Florida Repertory Theatre's Education Department is pleased to announce its 2019-2020 season line-up. The Education Department season includes productions in its popular Theatre Conservatory Program, its second offering for the 2020 Junior Theatre Festival, and Theatre for Young Audiences Series, which tours across Southwest Florida to grades K through 12.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2019
CPR - Center for Performance Research announces the curators for its 2019 New Voices in Live Performance series: Aya Lana + Jess Jupiter and Lauren DiGiulio.
by Gary Naylor - Apr 18, 2019
Isango Ensemble bring their unique storytelling skills to show us the life of a Somali boy, alone and running away to a place that barely differs from the hell he leaves behind.
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2019
Filming has commenced on the fourth season of The Last Kingdom for Netflix, the hit historical drama based on Bernard Cornwell's best-selling novel series The Saxon Stories.
by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2019
It's the beginning of the end for one of television's most successful, expensive and ambitious series. Game of Thrones starts its eighth and final season Sunday night, but not before 60 MINUTES goes behind the scenes with its actors and producers to see how it was made. The segment will also include an exclusive clip from the opening episode of the much-anticipated season. Anderson Cooper reports from the fantasy land of Westeros on the next edition of 60 MINUTES, Sun. April 14 (7:00-8:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.