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Bill Camp, Jim Norton, Tavi Gevinson and More Join Broadway's THE CRUCIBLE; Full Cast, Theater Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE will return to Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street) this spring. Bill Camp (as Reverend John Hale), Jim Norton (as Giles Corey), Tavi Gevinson (as Mary Warren), and Jason Butler Harner (as Reverend Samuel Parris) are among those who will join previously announced stars Ben Whishaw (as John Proctor), Sophie Okonedo (as Elizabeth Proctor), Saoirse Ronan (as Abigail Williams), and Ciaran Hinds (as Deputy-Governor Danforth). (more...)

WYATT CENAC: BROOKLYN Comedy Special Premieres on Netlix Today
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Netflix will premiere 'Wyatt Cenac: Brooklyn,' stand-up comedian Wyatt Cenac's sophomore comedy special, today, October 21 in all territories where Netflix is available. (more...)

Israel Horovitz's New Play MAN IN SNOW to Debut Next Month at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

MAN IN SNOW - the newest work by celebrated playwright Israel Horovitz (OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF BABES) - will receive its New York premiere this fall at La MaMa's First Floor Theatre (77 E. 4 St.) with previews beginning November 11 prior to opening night November 14, 2016.   Mr. Horovitz also directs the play.  (more...)

Mike Birbiglia Comes to the Paramount Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Award-winning comedian, author, and filmmaker Mike Birbiglia returns to the stage with more painfully awkward stories in a show about jokes, and how they can get you in trouble. Join Birbiglia as he he gets arrested in New Jersey, screamed at by a famous director, heckled by Statler and Waldorf, and attacked by zombie rodents. (more...)

Austin Film Festival to Share Preview of John Ridley's AMERICAN CRIME, Premiering on ABC This Spring
by Movies News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Austin Film Festival (October 23-30), the premier film festival recognizing writers' and filmmakers' contributions to film, television and new media, released today new television programming and the lead cast for their annual staged script reading. (more...)

Mike Birbiglia's DON'T THINK TWICE Available on Blu-Ray and DVD 12/6
by TV News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

A member of a popular New York City improv troupe catches their big break forcing the group to reevaluate their success and confront their fears in the hilariously honest film, Don't Think Twice. (more...)

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Run 12/2-24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

Milwaukee Repertory Theater brings its uplifting production of Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic A Christmas Carol to The Pabst Theater this December. (more...)

Radio Host Ira Glass Comes to the Merriam Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2014

Award-Winning radio host and producer Ira Glass recreates his public radio program, This American Life, at the Merriam Theater tonight, November 15 at 8 p.m. Named Time magazine's 'Best Radio Host in America,' Glass reinvents radio onstage with compelling, behind the scenes storytelling that pushes journalism to new heights. Glass engages audiences with narration, pre-taped vignettes and music, anecdotally sharing almost twenty years of on-air experienceabout what goes into making a good story. (more...)

Israel Horovitz's New Play MAN IN SNOW Debuts Tonight at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

MAN IN SNOW - the newest work by celebrated playwright Israel Horovitz (OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF BABES) - will receive its New York premiere this fall at La MaMa's First Floor Theatre (77 E. 4 St.) with previews beginning tonight, November 11, prior to opening night November 14, 2016.   Mr. Horovitz also directs the play.  (more...)

Mike Birbiglia to Bring His THANK GOD FOR JOKES Comedy Tour to the Strand Theatre, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Award-winning comedian, author, and filmmaker Mike Birbiglia returns to the stage with more painfully awkward stories in a show about jokes, and how they can get you in trouble. Join Birbiglia as he gets arrested in New Jersey, screamed at by a famous director, heckled by Statler and Waldorf, and attacked by zombie rodents. (more...)

BWW Interview: Best Solo Show Nominee MIKE BIRBIGLIA
by Adrienne Onofri - May 4, 2016

Back at the theater where he broke out with 'Sleepwalk With Me', the actor and stand-up says thank God for jokes. (more...)

TCG Books Presents AN ACTOR'S COMPANION, by Seth Barrish
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) is pleased to announce the publication of Seth Barrish's An Actor's Companion. Barrish, a prominent director with almost forty years of experience in the field has created a new guide and useful resource for actors and theatre professionals. Anne Hathaway, prolific film actress and former student of Barrish's, provides the foreword for the book. (more...)

THE TRAINWRECK COMEDY TOUR to Kick Off in Boston Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

Universal Pictures and CrowdRise today announced the launch of the upcoming 'The Trainwreck Comedy Tour,' presented by Live Nation, a tour of some of the greatest comics of this generation, which kicks off at Boston's The Wilbur on June 14, and concludes in Los Angeles at The Wiltern on June 21. (more...)

Arizona Theatre Company Stages Steinbeck's Stirring Classic, OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2016

Arizona Theatre Company's (ATC) powerhouse season continues with one of the most celebrated works in American literature, John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, the emotional and stirring account of migrant workers George and Lennie who dream of settling down on a farm where the land stretches forever and the soft rabbits need tending, tonight, March 5, through March 26 at the Temple of Music and Art, 333 S. Scott Ave. I. (more...)

Meet the Full Cast of Larry David's FISH IN THE DARK, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 5, 2015

FISH IN THE DARK, the new comedy written by and starring Larry David, is running for an 18-week limited engagement through Sunday, June 7 at the Cort Theatre. Opening night is tonight, March 5. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch highlights from the play! (more...)

The Trial Begins... Meet the Full Cast of THE CRUCIBLE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 31, 2016

The Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's The Crucible, starring Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan, opens tonight, March 31, at the Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 West 48 Street. Scroll down to learn more about the full company! (more...)

Photo Flash: New Comedy NEAL BRENNAN 3 MICS Opens Tonight at Lynn Redgrave Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

John Legend and Get Lifted partners Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius present NEAL BRENNAN 3 MICS, a new comedy written and performed by Neal Brennan. Directed by Drew Barr (War Horse, All My Sons), NEAL BRENNAN 3 MICS is currently playing at the Lynn Redgrave Theater, with the official opening tonight, March 3rd. BroadwayWorld has a look at Brennan onstage below! (more...)

Keith David, Hill Harper & More to Star in Lemon Andersen's TOAST at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the Public Lab production of TOAST, written by Lemon Andersen. Directed by Elise Thoron, TOAST begins previews on Tuesday, April 21 and runs through Sunday, May 10, with an official press opening on Tuesday, May 5. (more...)

Arizona Theatre Company to Present Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

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VIDEO: Mike Birbiglia Explains His Dramatic Run-In With a Mouse
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Comedian Mike Birbiglia stopped by last night's LATE SHOW to talk about his new show THANK GOD FOR JOKES, and a recent dramatic run-in with a mouse. (more...)

Broadway's Cristin Milioti Signs On For FX's FARGO
by TV News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

According to Deadline, Broadway vet Cristin Milioti has signed on for FX's FARGO miniseries. (more...)

NEAL BRENNAN 3 MICS Extends Run at Lynn Redgrave Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

Due to thriving ticket sales and audience response, Neal Brennan 3 Mics, a new comedy written and performed by Neal Brennan has been extended through April 9th. Directed by Drew Barr (War Horse, All My Sons), Neal Brennan 3 Mics is currently playing at the Lynn Redgrave Theater with the official opening scheduled for March 3rd. Neal Brennan 3 Mics John Legend and Get Lifted partners Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius (more...)

Cristin Milioti to Lead New FX Comedy Pilot from 'IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY' Team
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

Cristin Milioti might soon be headed back to television. (more...)

The Barrow Group Launches 48-Hour Film Festival Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

THE BARROW GROUP launches its second annual 48-Hour Film Festival, produced by Larry Mitchell tomorrow, June 24. The festival, designed to bring together all levels of filmmakers to collaborate, create, and share talent will culminate in premiere screenings at The Barrow Group (312 W. 36th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10019) on Sunday, June 26 at 7pm and 9pm, with an additional encore screening on Monday, June 27 at 8pm. (more...)

ANNIE HALL & More Heading to Hulu This July
by TV News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Below, check out the new programming listings coming to HULU for JULY 2015. (more...)

Mike Birbiglia to Bring THANK GOD FOR JOKES Tour to WHBPAC, 7/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Comedian Mike Birbiglia brings his 'Thank God for Jokes' Tour to Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Friday, July 5 at 8:00 p.m.  (more...)

Mike Birbiglia at Berkeley Rep Extended by One Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced today that, due to sold out shows in the first week, Mike Birbiglia: The New One will extend by one week. Originally scheduled to close on August 13, the show will now run for an additional 8 performances through Sunday, August 20. (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 7/22/2016 - 7/22/2016
by BWW - Jul 17, 2016

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 7/22/2016 - 7/22/2016! (more...)

Hulu Named Exclusive Streaming Home for All IFC Films Documentary Releases
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

In a groundbreaking agreement, Hulu and IFC Films have closed a landmark output deal that will make Hulu the exclusive streaming home for all future documentary releases from IFC Films (more...)

Theatre 167 to Stage World Premiere of THE CHURCH OF WHY NOT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Theatre 167 will present the world premiere of The Church of Why Not, a new play inspired by the believers and skeptics, the Jews, Christians and Muslims, the activists and addicts, and the seekers and lost souls who pass through the doors of a church on the Upper West Side - staged at the very spot that inspired it. (more...)

Mabou Mines and Trick Saddle Stage IMAGINING THE IMAGINARY INVALID at La MaMa Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

A classic Mabou Mines feat is to take a theatrical classic, reimagine it from top to bottom, then turn it inside out; the result is a production so spanking new that the original gleams with fresh and unexpected relevance. The tradition continues in a collaboration with Trick Saddle and the 45-year old company. The two companies combine forces in the world premiere of 'Imagining the Imaginary Invalid,' inspired by 'The Imaginary Invalid,' Moliere's piercing satiric take on the pretension, gullibility and vulnerability of we poor mortals. Presented by La MaMa, a production of Mabou Mines and Trick Saddle, the play runs January 21-February 7 at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: Mike Birbiglia Talks off-Broadway Show THANK GOD FOR JOKES on 'Tonight'
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Mike Birbiglia talked about his new off-Broadway show THANK GOD FOR JOKES and explained why he is suspicious of Rachel Maddow's excuse for being arrested. (more...)

Arizona Theatre Company to Stage Steinbeck's Stirring Classic, OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

Arizona Theatre Company's (ATC) powerhouse season continues with one of the most celebrated works in American literature, John Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MEN, the emotional and stirring account of migrant workers George and Lennie who dream of settling down on a farm where the land stretches forever and the soft rabbits need tending, March 5-26 at the Temple of Music and Art, 333 S. Scott Ave. I. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at New Comedy NEAL BRENNAN 3 MICS at Lynn Redgrave Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

John Legend and Get Lifted partners Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius present NEAL BRENNAN 3 MICS, a new comedy written and performed by Neal Brennan. Directed by Drew Barr (War Horse, All My Sons), NEAL BRENNAN 3 MICS is currently playing at the Lynn Redgrave Theater, with the official opening on March 3rd. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Brennan onstage below! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: MIKE BIRBIGLIA: THANK GOD FOR JOKES Extends Run Through 5/29
by Marissa Sblendorio - Feb 22, 2016

On the heels of a heavenly opening week and rave reviews, MIKE BIRBIGLIA: THANK GOD FOR JOKES will extend through May 29, 2016 at the Lynn Redgrave Theater (45 Bleecker Street). The latest one-man show written and performed by Mike Birbiglia and directed by Seth Barrish will run for an additional 3 months with 7 performances per week (Weds-Sun).  (more...)

Comedian Mike Birbiglia's THANK GOD FOR JOKES Opens Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Mike Birbiglia: THANK GOD FOR JOKES, a new comedy written and performed by standup comedian Mike Birbiglia, will play Lynn Redgrave Theater, (45 Bleecker Street at the corner of Lafayette Street), opening tonight, February 11th, 2016. (more...)

truTV & Funny or Die Join Forces on New Sketch Comedy Series FRIENDS OF THE PEOPLE
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

truTV and Funny Or Die are joining forces to showcase truTV's first-ever sketch-comedy series Friends of the People on Funny Or Die. (more...)

Mike Birbiglia's DON'T THINK TWICE Available on Blu-Ray and DVD Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

A member of a popular New York City improv troupe catches their big break forcing the group to reevaluate their success and confront their fears in the hilariously honest film, Don't Think Twice. (more...)

Krysta Rodriguez, Scott Adsit, and More Lead GRAVID WATER Comedy Show at UCB Theatre, 12/26-1/26
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2014

Stephen Ruddy presens GRAVID WATER, Jan. 26 at UCB Theatre, NY. (more...)

Comedian Mike Birbiglia Headed Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

Mike Birbiglia declares that a joke should never end with 'I'm joking.' In his all-new comedy, Birbiglia tiptoes hilariously through the minefield that is modern-day joke-telling. Join Mike as he learns that the same jokes that elicit laughter have the power to produce tears, rage, and a whole lot of getting yelled at. Ultimately it's a show that asks, 'How far should we go for the laugh?' (more...)

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

Milwaukee Repertory Theater brings its uplifting production of Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic A Christmas Carol to The Pabst Theater this December. (more...)

Mabou Mines and Trick Saddle to Stage IMAGINING THE IMAGINARY INVALID at La MaMa This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

A classic Mabou Mines feat is to take a theatrical classic, reimagine it from top to bottom, then turn it inside out; the result is a production so spanking new that the original gleams with fresh and unexpected relevance. The tradition continues in a collaboration with Trick Saddle and the 45-year old company. The two companies combine forces in the world premiere of 'Imagining the Imaginary Invalid,' inspired by 'The Imaginary Invalid,' Moliere's piercing satiric take on the pretension, gullibility and vulnerability of we poor mortals. Presented by La MaMa, a production of Mabou Mines and Trick Saddle, the play runs January 21-February 7 at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre. (more...)

Mike Birbiglia Receives Another Extension at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced today that, due to sold out shows in the first two weeks, Mike Birbiglia: The New One will extend a fourth and final week. The show will now run for an extra eight performances through Sunday, August 27. (more...)

Cristin Milioti, William Jackson Harper to Lead Zoe Kazan's AFTER THE BLAST for LCT3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Eboni Booth, Will Connolly, William Jackson Harper, Ben Horner, Cristin Milioti, David Pegram, and Teresa Yenque will comprise the cast of the LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater production of AFTER THE BLAST, a new play by Zoe Kazan, to be directed by Lila Neugebauer.  (more...)

Stars of Broadway's JITNEY Set for Performance, Q&A at Queens Library
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Four cast members from August Wilson's Jitney (the 2017 Tony Winner for Best Revival of a Play) will perform select readings from the show, followed by a Q&A with the audience, at Queens Library on Monday, August 7, at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

Hulu to Be Exclusive Streaming Home to AMC's WALKING DEAD Companion Series
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Hulu has closed a landmark, multi-year deal with AMC Networks Inc. for the exclusive subscription video on demand (SVOD) rights to new and upcoming primetime scripted drama and comedy series from AMC, IFC, BBC AMERICA, SundanceTV and WE tv. (more...)

Mike Birbiglia to Bring THE NEW ONE Tour to Paramount Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Mike Birbiglia's "The New One" Tour comes to Denver's Historic Paramount Theatre on Friday, October 20th, 2017 at 7:00 PM.  (more...)

New York Premiere of DON'T THINK TWICE Set for Tribeca Film Festival
by - Apr 18, 2016

DON’T THINK TWICE will have its New York Premiere at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T (more...)

Mike Birbiglia Returns to Paramount Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Mike Birbiglia's "The New One" Tour comes to Denver's Historic Paramount Theatre on Friday, October 20th, 2017 at 7:00 PM.  Tickets go on sale Wednesday, April 12th at 12 noon.  Tickets are $34.50 and $44.50 and can be purchased online at AltitudeTickets.com or by phone at 303-893-TIXS. (more...)

Comedian Mike Birbiglia to Kick Off 'THE NEW ONE' Tour at Berkeley Rep This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced today that comedian Mike Birbiglia kicks off a 20-city tour for his latest show Mike Birbiglia: The New One at Berkeley Rep this summer. Written and performed by Birbiglia, this limited engagement show runs August 2-13 in the Peet's Theatre. (more...)

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