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State of the Union - 1945 - Broadway


Hudson Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
141 W. 44th St.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2020
Theatre director and social justice activist, Schele Williams, has written a new book for young readers on the history of enslavement.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2020
The Al Hirschfeld Foundation is proud to announce the latest in a series of online exhibitions exploring the work of one of the most iconic artists of the last century. As America engages in one of the most closely-watched presidential elections in history, The Al Hirschfeld Foundation has launched 'West Wing Ha! -  Presidents & Their Challengers As Seen By Hirschfeld.'  
by The Chaos Twins - Sep 2, 2020
Tune in today, September 2 (4pm ET) to watch the next episode right here at BroadwayWorld or on Facebook Live. This week's special guest is director Schele Williams!
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
SHOWTIME has picked up the 10-episode first season of THE END, a half-hour dark comedy series starring Emmy nominee Harriet Walter.
by TV News Desk - Oct 9, 2020
David Tennant stars in a bone-chilling true-crime drama focusing on one of the most infamous serial killers in UK history – Dennis Nilsen.
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2020
AMC Networks’ RLJE Films features the DVD/Blu-ray debut of AMC Studio’s acclaimed three-part miniseries QUIZ on October 20, 2020. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019
The League of Professional Theatre Women (Shellen Lubin and Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been championing women in the professional theatre for over three decades, will present an Oral History Project event with the legendary, five-time Tony Award-winning actress, Angela Lansbury on Thursday, November 14 starting at 6pm (doors at 5:30pm) in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam Avenue at 65th Street). Admission to the FREE event is currently sold out.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2020
Angela Lansbury has enjoyed a career without precedent. Her professional career spans more than half-a-century, during which she has flourished, first as a star of motion pictures, then as a four-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical star, and most recently as the star of 'Murder, She Wrote,' the longest running detective drama series in the history of television.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 16, 2020
Yesterday, the nominees for the 2020 Tony Awards were announced! Jagged Little Pill leads with 15 noms. Did your favorite get nominated? Check out the full list below, as well as reactions from some of the nominees! 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2020
Americans were listening to 'Goodnight, Irene' and Bing and Gary Crosby's interpretation of a 1914 song by Irving Berlin, 'Play a Simple Melody.' And Berlin's new musical, Call Me Madam, was opening at New York's Imperial Theater with an advance of over one million dollars, by far the largest in Broadway history.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse revives Robert Ardrey's THUNDER ROCK for a limited run from January 16 through February 9, 2020, at the Playhouse home: 220 E 4th Street. Artistic Director Alex Roe directs.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020
The Pulitzer Prize Board today will present the 2020 award winners' (originally scheduled for Monday, April 20) for Prizes in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music. Who will win this year? Tune in right here at 3pm to watch the announcement live!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020
It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy that Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop has officially won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This year's finalists included: Will Arbery's Heroes of the Fourth Turning and David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori's Soft Power.
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020
AMC Networks' streaming service Sundance Now features the Exclusive North American premiere of the sexy new psychological thriller PENANCE on Thursday, May 21, 2020. The three-part British miniseries stars Julie Graham (Queens of Mystery, The Bletchley Circle), Nico Mirallegro (My Mad Fat Diary, Upstairs Downstairs) Neil Morrissey (Line of Duty, Men Behaving Badly, Striking Out) and Tallulah Greieve (Cinderella). The lives of grieving mother Rosalie (Graham) and her daughter Maddie (Greive) are changed forever when they meet Jed (Mirallegro). Sundance Now is AMC Networks' premiere streaming service for engrossing true crime, heart-stopping dramas and fiercely intelligent thrillers from around the world.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
The Ojai Playwrights Conference is coming to Los Angeles for the first time with a benefit celebration, a?oeImagining America,a?? to take place on Saturday, May 2, 2020, at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2020
From Broadway to Broad Street, the curtains will rise again! The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus and The Shubert Organization announced the 2020/21 Broadway Philadelphia season today, reminding the community to be hopeful in the midst of the current COVID-19 pandemic.
by TV News Desk - Mar 17, 2020
Sundance Now is encouraging anyone who is stuck at home and social distancing to start something new with a 30-day free trial for new subscribers (previously a 7-day trial). AMC Networks' streaming service Sundance Now is for the culture craving TV watchers looking for their next series to obsess over and offers a rich selection of original and exclusive series from engrossing true crime to heart-stopping dramas and fiercely intelligent thrillers from around the world.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
Long Wharf Theatre announced today the complete lineup for its 2020/21 Breaking Boundaries season. In the first season fully programmed by Artistic Director Jacob G. Padrón, the non-profit theatre is re-dedicating itself to its founding mission to present innovative art with the community at its center and is committed to creating work that galvanizes New Haven and revolutionizes the new American theatre. The season will include work by directors Tatiana Pandiani, Aneesha Kudtarkar and Patricia McGregor; playwrights Monet Hurst-Mendoza, Kristoffer Diaz and Madhuri Shekar; a radical reimagining of a classic Shakespeare tale adapted and directed by Shana Cooper; and a revival of the award-winning musical Jelly's Last Jam, with a book by George C. Wolfe, music by Jelly Roll Morton & Luther Henderson and lyrics by Susan Birkenhead.
by TV News Desk - Mar 10, 2020
AMC today announced that it has greenlit “Pantheon,” an ambitious one-hour animated drama based on a series of short stories by Ken Liu about Uploaded Intelligence, or, human consciousness uploaded to the 'cloud.' Craig Silverstein (“Turn,” “Nikita,” “Terra Nova”) will serve as the series writer/creator and showrunner, Ken Liu will serve as a consulting producer and the independent Emmy-award winning animation production company, Titmouse is also attached. Produced by AMC Studios, AMC has placed an initial order for two seasons of the speculative fiction series, consisting of eight one-hour episodes each.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020
Summer Street Theater is one of the delights of the season and has been central to Theater for the New City's mission since the organization's first such production in 1976.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
Since outdoor performance permits are not being given at this time, Theater for the New City has adapted its 2020 Street Theater tour to the virtual space. 
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
Alligator recording artist and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Elvin Bishop will give a special stripped down performance with harmonica master Charlie Musselwhite and guitarist/pianist Bob Welsh at the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown on Thursday, February 20 and the Tarrytown Music Hall in Tarrytown on Saturday, February 22, 2020.
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
BBC AMERICA has announced a new series of powerful short films, Disability Monologues (wt), focusing on challenging and changing the perception of disability. Writer and performer Mat Fraser (His Dark Materials, American Horror Story) will curate the six, 15-minute works, to be performed by himself, poet and playwright Jackie Hagan, Ruth Madeley (BBC AMERICA's The Watch), Robert Softley Gale (My Left/Right Foot), Liz Carr (Silent Witness) and more. The groundbreaking series is written, performed and directed entirely by people with disabilities and will premiere on BBC AMERICA in 2020.
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Sundance Institute will gather 25 celebrated and revered expert voices across film, art, culture and science to award feature-length and short films shown at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival with 31 prizes, announced at a ceremony February 1. Short Film Awards will be announced at a separate ceremony on January 28. The Festival takes place January 23 through February 2 in Park City, Salt Lake City and Sundance, Utah.
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Wale releases new video for 'Love... (Her Fault)' featuring Bryson Tiller. The video is curated by singer/actress/model/director Teyana Taylor's female-led production company The Aunties.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
It takes a lot in this political age to bring disparate sides of the political and cultural spectrum together. Americano! - a new, groundbreaking musical in Phoenix - is accomplishing that by generating enthusiastic reviews from both Republicans and Democrats despite the white-hot topic at the musical's core: immigration.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 5, 2020
Today's top stories: Plaza Suite, starring Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker, begins its pre-Broadway run in Boston, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
BritBeat - 'A Multimedia Concert Journey Through Beatles Music History' tells the story of the Beatles from their early days at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, their dynamic debut on the Ed Sullivan Show, the attendance busting concert at Shea Stadium, onward to the psychedelic Sgt. Pepper era and finally the later years of Abbey Road and the White Album. The entire concert plays to the backdrop of immersive and captivating moving multimedia that intertwines with the moods and emotions of the Beatles' iconic music catalog.
by TV News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
NBC (4.365 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1) was the demp champ on Tuesday with its mix of 'Ellen's Game of Games' (5.005 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1), 'State of the Union' (4.388 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) and 'State of the Union Analysis' (3.017 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6).
by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2020
Al talks about the Iowa Caucuses, watching the State of the Union, what Trump is trying to do to the Affordable Care Act, texting with former Senate colleagues during the impeachment trial, the crazy way he met Donald Trump in NY, and his podcast.
by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2020
The authors of 'A Very Stable Genius,' Washington Post journalists Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig, join Stephen Colbert to discuss their new book and their impressions of Trump's State of the Union address.
by Stage Tube - Feb 4, 2020
Billy Porter delivers the LGBTQ State of the Union, reflecting on the past year and looking to the year ahead for the LGBTQ+ community.
by TV News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
ABC News'  “World News Tonight with David Muir” won the February 2020 sweep across the board: Total Viewers (9.200 million), Adults 25-54 (1.810 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.181 million), based on Most Current Data from Nielsen Media Research. “World News Tonight” ranked No. 1 in all key demos during a February sweep for the first time in 13 years – since February 2007.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2020
Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse presents the New York premiere of D.W. Gregory's RADIUM GIRLS, newly revised for a limited run from March 19 through April 12, 2020, at the Playhouse home: 220 E 4th Street. Laura Livingston (State of the Union, The Jazz Singer) directs.
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
Legendary Grammy and JUNO Award-winning Indigenous multidisciplinary artist and producer, David Strickland, brings an all-encompassing project to life with new single, 'Turtle Island'. The song is from his forthcoming album, Spirit Of Hip Hop, set for release June 29 via Entertainment One. Premiering via Complex Canada, 'Turtle Island' is a community collaboration that features Supaman, Artson, Spade, JRDN, and Whitey Don.
by TV Scoop - Feb 20, 2020
Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 2/20-2/27, airing on NBC on Thursday, February 20, 2020!
by TV Scoop - Feb 19, 2020
Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 2/19-2/26, airing on NBC on Wednesday, February 19, 2020!
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
NBC has averaged a 0.7 rating in adults 18-49 and 4.1 million viewers overall for the primetime ratings week of Feb. 3-9, for week-to-week gains of +17% in 18-49 rating (0.7 vs. 0.6) and +19% in total viewers (4.1 million vs. 3.4 million), according to “live plus same day” figures from Nielsen Media Research.
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
ABC News' “Nightline” averaged 1.021 million Total Viewers, 333,000 Adults 25-54 and 249,000 Adults 18-49 during the week of Feb. 3, 2020, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. “Nightline” beat CBS' “The Late Late Show with James Corden” (284,000 and 197,000, respectively) in Adults 25-54 (+49,000) and Adults 18-49 (+52,000) for 7th consecutive week.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
Jonathan Ray (The Cat), Grace Kelly Miller (Sally/Fish), Nick Brittain (The Boy/Thing One), and Matt Jay Ryan (Thing Two), will star in Katie Mitchell's acclaimed stage adaptation of The Cat In The Hat, directed by Lillie Collier. Based on the much loved tale by Dr Seuss, the Turbine Theatre's festival family show runs for a strictly limited Christmas season from 11 December - 11 January.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2019
Geva Theatre Center presents Slow Food, by Wendy MacLeod and directed by Skip Greer, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from January 14 through February 9.
by TV News Desk - Dec 18, 2019
Sundance Institute adds three feature films to the 2020 Sundance Film Festival's robust slate of independent work today, alongside previously announced work. The Institute also confirmed that previously-announced Special Event, Love Fraud, will screen on Day One of the Festival. The Festival will take place in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort January 23–February 2, 2020.
by TV News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
Works selected across the Indie Episodic, Shorts and Special Events sections of the 2020 Sundance Film Festival were announced today, underlining Sundance Institute's commitment to showcasing bold independent storytelling regardless of form, format or length.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
The second installment of world premiere albums of The Michael Friedman Collection, will be available for streaming and download on Friday, August 14. Two new titles, (I Am) Nobody's Lunch and Paris Commune, follow the first three - The Great Immensity, The Abominables, and This Beautiful City - that were released last year.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
In the first-ever retrospective exhibition of Liza Donnelly's work, visitors can explore her hand-drawn lines that are a means of examining the way we live our lives, finding common ground, launching political movements, or calling leaders into account.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
AMC Networks’ streaming service Sundance Now features the Exclusive North American premiere of the critically acclaimed French spy thriller and Sundance Now
by Peter Nason - Apr 22, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best TV episodes from the 1950's to 2020; see if your favorites made the list!
by TV News Desk - Apr 2, 2020
Apple TV+ today released the trailer for the new original animated short film 'Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth,” premiering in anticipation of Earth Day, on Friday, April 17. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2020
Metropolitan Playhouse will present a 'screened' reading of Eugene O'Neill's 1918 one-act, THE ROPE, via live stream video on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 8 PM, EST.