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by Movies News Desk - Sep 8, 2016
The first trailer has been released for GOLD, starring Matthew McConaughey, Edgar Ramirez, Corey Stoll, Stacey Keach and Bryce Dallas Howard.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014
RADiUS is proud to announce one of the first major acquisitions of the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, with North American rights to THE LAST 5 YEARS, Richard LaGravenese's (BEHIND THE CANDELABRA) big screen adaptation of the 2002 Off-Broadway musical by Tony Award winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown. Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan ('Smash') star in LaGravenese's highly anticipated film. THE LAST 5 YEARS will celebrate its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday, September 7th at 8:30PM at the Ryerson Theater.
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Sep 3, 2019
Jessica Fredrickson plays Sophie in the long-running MAMMA MIA! as the Chan extends the run through Feb. 22, 2020. There's literally no excuse not to go see this infectious show.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016
Francesca Annis, Ron Cook and Deborah Findlay have been cast in Lucy Kirkwood's new play The Children which runs in the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs 17 November 2016 - 14 January 2017 with Press Night on Thursday 24 November. Directed by James Macdonald. With design by Miriam Buether and lighting design by Peter Mumford. "At our time of life, we simply cannot deal with this shit." 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2012
Memphis rockers Surrender The Fall are hitting the road supporting My Darkest Days this fall, kicking things off in Grand Rapids, Michigan for a WGRD Low Dough Show. The band will be showcasing tunes from their forthcoming full length debut, entitled Burn In The Spotlight to be released via Rum Bum Records today, September 18th.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2016
Cranston talks to Steve Kroft about his life before and after making it big for a 60 MINUTES profile Sunday, Oct. 9 (7:30PM ET) on the CBS Television Network.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017
On October 22nd at the Harold Pinter Theatre, a host of stars will gather to perform scenes from Shakespeare's plays in response to modern-day refugee video stories. The evening will be directed by Jamie Lloyd. All profits go to the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017
Sonia Friedman Productions has just announced full casting for Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016
dick clark productions announced today that Academy Award-winning actress Natalie Portman will be honored with the 'Hollywood Actress Award' for her role in 'Jackie' and artist Janelle Monáe will receive the 'Hollywood Spotlight Award' for her breakout role in 'Hidden Figures.'
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2016
dick clark productions announced today that Academy Award-winning actress Natalie Portman will be honored with the 'Hollywood Actress Award' for her role in 'Jackie'
by Movies News Desk - Oct 25, 2016
The film stars Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey, who will receive the Caldwell Vineyards Maverick Actor Tribute, for his outstanding contributions to the art of acting and cinematic storytelling.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017
On October 22nd at the Harold Pinter Theatre, a host of stars will gather to perform scenes from Shakespeare's plays in response to modern-day refugee video stories. The evening will be directed by Jamie Lloyd. All profits go to the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR.
by Michael L. Quintos - Oct 16, 2015
Full of the Obie-winning playwright's amusingly observant and stirringly poignant portraits of ordinary people in extraordinary flux, Samuel D. Hunter's 2010 play A BRIGHT NEW BOISE is now being staged in a terrific production currently in performance at Orange County's Ovation-winning Chance Theater in Anaheim Hills through October 25.
by Kathy Strain - Nov 8, 2013
Currently touring throughout the United States, Terra shared with Broadway World many experiences that lead her to where she is today.
by Carrie Dunn - Nov 7, 2013
We talk to the British tenor about his forthcoming album, collaborating with the creators of Les Miserables. Watson's new album, Only One Man, is out now.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013
Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director), currently celebrating its 35th Anniversary season, has announced the complete cast for its upcoming production of THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST, written by 2012 Pulitzer Prize winnerQuiara Alegria Hudes and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The company will feature ANTHONY CHISHOLM (Radio Golf, Jitney), DARIUSH KASHANI (Homebody/Kabul), TONY PLANA (Ugly Betty), ARMANDO RIESCO (2ST's Water by the Spoonful), ELIZABETH RODRIGUEZ (Motherf***er with the Hat, Orange is the New Black), and ANNAPURNA SRIRAM (Pericles at Berkeley Rep).
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2018
Hulu releases June Highlights: The Bold Type: Season 2 Pre-Premiere (Freeform) (6/5) (Watch The Bold Type season 2 premiere episode early exclusively on Hulu!):
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014
Award winning theatre production company Organised Chaos Productions bring their latest collaboration of the North West's finest new and emerging talent with the successful script from their script call last year: Boy On A Bed by Edwin Preece.
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 5, 2014
THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST is the third in a cycle of plays that began with Hudes' Elliot, A Soldier's Fugue, a play about a young Marine coming to terms with his time in Iraq and his father's and grandfather's service in Vietnam and Korea. The second play in the trilogy, the 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Water by the Spoonful, received its New York premiere at Second Stage Theatre in 2013. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014
The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the California premiere of Quiara Alegria Hudes' Water by the Spoonful, winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Directed by Edward Torres, Water by the Spoonful will run April 12 - May 11, 2014 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run April 12 - April 16. Opening night is Thursday, April 17 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. In conjunction with local organizations Combat Arts and So Say We All, The Globe will also host an ongoing exhibit of art by returning veterans, and an evening of local veterans performing stories they have written about their service.
by TV News Desk - Mar 18, 2013
A&E Network premieres its new series BATES MOTEL tonight, Monday, March 18 at 10 PM ET/PT. Let's see what the critics have to say!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016
The Drama Book Shop, now celebrating its 99th year, is thrilled to welcome acclaimed playwright, novelist and screenwriter Theresa Rebeck for a discussion and signing of her new novel, I'M GLAD ABOUT YOU.
by Nicole Ackman - Mar 15, 2018
Lucy Noble is the Artistic and Commercial Director of the Royal Albert Hall, which is currently running a Women and the Hall programme. It celebrates the anniversary of the Representation of the People Act of 1918, which granted women the right to vote, and the Hall's continuing place in the women's movement.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2013
Second Stage Theatre's (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) upcoming 35th Anniversary Season will kick off with the previously announced new musical LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE, by James Lapine and William Finn, and will continue with the New York premiere of Quiara Alegria Hudes' THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST, the follow-up to last season's acclaimed Pulitzer Prize-winning, Water by the Spoonful, and the final play in Ms. Hudes' Elliot trilogy, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The season will also include the New York Premiere of Laura Eason's provocative play,SEX WITH STRANGERS, directed by David Schwimmer.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014
Sunday March 31 st1974 is a landmark date in the history of rock music. It is now celebrated in the release of a rare recording made at legendary London venue The Rainbow, of a concert by the then up-and-coming band called Queen.
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2013
Style Media taps the talented and stylish Nick Cannon to host a modern-day spin on the pop culture classic series LIFESTYLES OF THE RICH AND FAMOUS.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016
Cassius Mullen and Betty Byron, happily married couple and prolific writing team, have completed their new book 'Living for This Moment': a riveting account of a man who will stop at nothing to avenge his wife's death, and whose lucky break may just lead to that moment which he has been living for.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2013
Following a successful first season with events spanning all genres of entertainment, from stand-up comedy and musical cabaret to jazz trios and West End favourites - and featuring artists such as Frisky and Mannish, Sharon D. Clarke and Hadley Fraser - the second season of events in the St. James Studio is officially announced today.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2013
Following a successful first season with events spanning all genres of entertainment, from stand-up comedy and musical cabaret to jazz trios and West End favourites - and featuring artists such as Frisky and Mannish, Sharon D. Clarke and Hadley Fraser - the second season of events in the St. James Studio is officially announced today.
by Alexander Garza - Jan 29, 2016
BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MAGGIE Slays at Stages Repertory #Theatre #Houston
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017
Get all the scoop on 48 HOURS, airing on CBS today, January 28, 2017!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014
LAUREN VELEZ, best known for her role as Captain Maria LaGuerta on the hit Showtime series, "Dexter," will play the role of Yaz in the upcoming Second Stage Theatre production of THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegria Hudes and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. Ms. Velez replaces the previously announced Elizabeth Rodriguez.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014
THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST is the third in a cycle of plays that began with Hudes' Elliot, A Soldier's Fugue, a play about a young Marine coming to terms with his time in Iraq and his father's and grandfather's service in Vietnam and Korea. The second play in the trilogy, the 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Water by the Spoonful, received its New York premiere at Second Stage Theatre in 2013. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018
In Sally Potter's new dark comedy THE PARTY, Janet (Kristin Scott Thomas) is hosting an intimate gathering of friends in her London home to celebrate her political ascension, while her husband, Bill (Timothy Spall), seems preoccupied. Janet's acerbic best friend, April (Patricia Clarkson) arrives and others follow, some with their own dramatic news to share, but an announcement by Bill provokes a series of revelations that gradually unravel the sophisticated soiree, and a night that began with champagne may end with gunplay.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018
Jermyn Street Theatre announces The Reaction Season, its third as a producing theatre. Running from 10 April to 18 August, The Reaction Season will feature 15 plays and musicals - 12 of them one-act - based around themes of reacting and re-enacting.
by Erica Miner - Feb 13, 2014
Conductor Karen Kamensek exudes authority, gives off a distinct overachiever vibe and projects wisdom beyond her years.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014
Second Stage Theatre's production of THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST, written by 2012 Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegria Hudes and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, begins performances tonight, February 11.
by Ellen Burns - Dec 20, 2014
Need some laughter in your life during this sometimes hectic season? Love the classic holiday shows, but want something different that will have the entire family grinning together? Or just love a show that embraces its roots but isn't afraid to grow tall and, dare I say, flash a little…color?? Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, running through January 4 at The Kennedy Center's Opera House, might be just the cup of cheer you need.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013
Grammy Award-nominated musician Nelson Gonzalez has joined the creative team of the upcoming Second Stage Theatre production of THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST, written by 2012 Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegria Hudes and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. Mr. Gonzalez, who is widely considered the master of the Cuban Tres guitar, will oversee the production's musical elements and will lead a live band during performances.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2012
Memphis rockers Surrender The Fall are hitting the road supporting My Darkest Days this fall, kicking things off in Grand Rapids, Michigan for a WGRD Low Dough Show. The band will be showcasing tunes from their forthcoming full length debut, entitled Burn In The Spotlight to be released via Rum Bum Records on September 18th.
by Amanda Prahl - Aug 8, 2018
There's a fairly good chance that Lynn Ahrens wrote one of your favorite songs. Over the past few decades, she's written songs for beloved titles such as Schoolhouse Rock, Anastasia, Once on This Island, Seussical, and Ragtime. Alongside longtime collaborator Stephen Flaherty, she's been part of pretty much every theatre lover's life.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015
SEATTLE, Aug. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ Black Rose Writing announces the release of Waiting for the Cool Kind of Crazy by M.D. Moore. Waiting for the Cool Kind of Crazy is now available where fine books are sold.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2013
The Residence Inn Chattanooga Near Hamilton Place, already named a "Best Hotel in Chattanooga" by the travel authority "The Destination Guide," recently took home three awards at the 2012 Residence Inn Awards.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014
Award winning theatre production company Organised Chaos Productions bring their latest collaboration of the North West's finest new and emerging talent with the successful script from their script call last year: Boy On A Bed by Edwin Preece.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2012
Skateboarding buddies Zeke and Luther take on Hollywood as they finally catch the lucky break they have been waiting for in an exhilarating two-part episode of Disney XD's hit comedy series The ZEKE AND LUTHER premiering MONDAY, APRIL 2 (8:30-9:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney XD.
by Ben Peltz - Apr 2, 2012
Before the audience members began to take their seats for the Off-Broadway premiere of Once this past December, members of the press were already sent an email announcing that the production would be moving to Broadway following its limited run at the New York Theatre Workshop.  Thus, the fact that the critical response to the show supported such a move seemed superfluous.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018
Today, Wolverhampton Grand Theatre announced the full casting for the in-house production of Amanda Whittington's LADIES' DAY from Friday 13 - Saturday 28 July 2018.
by Erica Miner - Apr 13, 2017
Langan has performed with such opera luminaries as Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo and Marilyn Horne