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by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018
Cynthia Shaw enjoyed her Colorado childhood of piano lessons and music-making. But as time went on she developed bigger dreams: moving to New York to attend the esteemed Manhattan School of Music. However, this goal was a bit more difficult than she expected. As she struggles with her self-sabotaging demons, shaky memorization and insufficient technique, she masters a falling piano, a sweltering practice room, a music-hating neighbor, a condescending teacher and other obstacles that confront an innocent, young classical pianist who has decided to tackle the Big Apple! And the big question is, does she get in?
by TV News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Today, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) announced that eight-time Golden Globe winner and fifteen-time nominee, Tom Hanks, will be honored with the coveted Cecil B. deMille Award at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards. The highly-acclaimed star of such legendary films as “Big,” “Forrest Gump,” “Saving Private Ryan,” “Cast Away,” and the upcoming release of “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” will accept the honor at Hollywood's Party of the Year® on Sunday, January 5, 2020 airing LIVE coast-to-coast from 5-8 p.m. PT/8-11 p.m. ET on NBC.
by Stage Tube - Sep 21, 2018
The 56th New York Film Festival is just a week away, and today they have released the trailer for the festival. This year's edition takes a tour through each section of the 17-day festival.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018
In conjunction with its current hit production of Arrival & Departure, the Fountain Theatre will present a free screening of the 1945 classic romantic film Brief Encounteron Saturday, September 22 at4:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018
Christine Bonansea - a French-born, NYC-based choreographer known for her striking, virtuosic performances - brings OnlyHuman, a visually arresting, media-enhanced work to New York for its US premiere at Danspace Project. Developed in collaboration with an international group of stellar multidisciplinary artists, and following successful presentations at DOCK11 in Berlin and 2018 Tanzmesse in Dusseldorf, Germany, the evening-length version of this production will be presented for the first time to the American audiences November 15-17. Tickets ($22 General / $15 Danspace Members) are available online through OvationTix (https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/996935) or by calling 866-811-4111.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018
The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center will present the 28th annual New York Jewish Film Festival (NYJFF), January 9­-22, 2019. Among the oldest and most influential Jewish film festivals worldwide, the NYJFF each year presents the finest documentary, narrative, and short films from around the world that explore the diverse Jewish experience. Featuring new work by fresh voices in international cinema as well as restored classics, the festival's 2019 lineup includes over 30 wide-ranging and exciting features and shorts from the iconic to the iconoclastic, of which many will be screening in their world, U.S., and New York premieres. Screenings are held at the Walter Reade Theater, 165 West 65th Street, NYC.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018
The City of Beverly Hills will be home to THE BEVERLY HILLS INFINITY FILM FESTIVAL (infinityfilmfestival.com). Running November 1-4, 2018, the inaugural event will be Beverly Hills' first landmark festival of filmed entertainment.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 28, 2018
On Day 17 of 30 Days of Tony, we celebrate a Tony-winning veteran of stage and screen who is nominated once again this year for his portrayal of Roy Cohn in the Broadway revival of Angels In America, Nathan Lane. 
by Stage Tube - May 15, 2018
Nathan Lane, currently starring in Angels in America, appeared on last night's Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. He shared his take on the Met Gala theme, Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination. He also talked about channeling 'the worst human being,' Roy Cohn, in his Tony-nominated Broadway play Angels in America and how he's inadvertently paying Stormy Daniels' hush money.
by Walter McBride - May 14, 2019
New Dramatists, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premier playwright development laboratory, just honored three-time Tony Award winner, Nathan Lane, with its 2019 Distinguished Achievement Award at its 70th Annual Spring Luncheon Tribute at the New York Marriott Marquis.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019
It's a new season full of new experiences at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. The 2019 20 seaon is jam-packed with legends of world music, acclaimed dance companies, renowned classical musicians, returning favorites and more.
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2018
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Meryl Streep will star in The Laundromat, a drama based on the Panama Papers that Steven Soderbergh will direct.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018
Legendary Gypsy Flamenco dancer La Chana will perform after a screening of her Award-winning documentary film LA CHANA on April 11, 2018 at Merkin Concert Hall
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2018
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces the fifth edition of Art of the Real, an essential showcase for the most vital and innovative voices in nonfiction and hybrid filmmaking, April 26 – May 6. The 2018 lineup features a host of brilliant new works and exciting artist spotlights, including one world premiere, eight North American premieres, and seven U.S. premieres, with many of the filmmakers in person. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018
'Queen Sugar,' the critically acclaimed drama series from Academy award-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay ('A Wrinkle in Time,' '13th,' 'Selma'), executive producer Oprah Winfrey and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, returns for its third season with a two-night premiere event on OWN Tuesday, May 29, and Wednesday, May 30 (10 p.m. ET/PT each night). The series will regularly air Wednesday nights at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Continuing a creative initiative established in the show's first season, series creator/executive producer DuVernay has once again assembled an all-female directing team for the third consecutive season. Season 3 directors include DeMane Davis, Patricia Cardoso, Shaz Bennett, Maria Govan and Lauren Wolkstein, several of whom will be making their television directorial debut, with additional names to be announced.
by Walter McBride - Mar 13, 2018
Take a look back into BroadwayWorld's archives with this throwback from when Nathan Lane starred in Forum in 1996! Check out the photos below!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 11, 2019
The Broadway production of Pulitzer Prize finalist and MacArthur Fellow Taylor Mac's new comedy Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus will begin previews this evening, 8 p.m., at Broadway's Booth Theatre. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018
The Acting Company announces the full cast of its one-night-only benefit reading of The Night of the Iguana, Tennessee Williams' feverishly poetic 1961 drama,at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues), on Monday, June 11.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018
 Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab announced today the inaugural production of the Hunter Theater Project, the New York premiere of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA at the Frederick Loewe Theater at Hunter College (E. 68th Street and Lexington Avenue), directed by Richard Nelson. Translated byRichard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky. This production is the first time renowned Russian literature translators Pevear and Volokhonsky will have a work premiere in New York City, following the show's world premiere at The Old Globe in San Diego, California. Previews for UNCLE VANYA begin Friday, September 7. The production runs through Sunday, October 14, with an official press opening on Sunday, September 16. Tickets are on sale now.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2019
On this day, we're celebrating the reigning Queen of Acting, the great Meryl Streep!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018
From dancing under the baton of Igor Stravinsky, having a passionate love affair with celebrated poet Frank O'Hara, and appearing as lead dancer in the masterpiece Pas de deux by the great filmmaker Norman McLaren, Vincent Warren touched hands with history. His is a tale worth telling, the story of a man and the road he travelled, recounted in a documentary that by extension celebrates important and compelling moments of our recent history.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018
Lincoln Center has revealed its calendar of events for July, including the Mostly Mozart Festival lineup. Check out the full listings below:
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018
An unforgettable love story inspired by one of the most romantic movies of all time. Stephen Sachs directs Deaf actors Deanne Bray (Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye, Heroes) and Troy Kotsur (title role in Cyrano at the Fountain, Big River on Broadway) in Sachs' newest play, inspired by the screenplay for Noel Coward's Brief Encounter. The world premiere of Arrival & Departure will open on July 14 and continue through September 30 at the Fountain Theatre. The cast also features hearing actors Jessica Jade Andres, Adam Burch,Brian Robert Burns, Shon Fuller, Kyra Kotsur, Aurelia Myersand Stasha Surdyke.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018
The Drama League has announced that film, television, and theater icon Nathan Lane is the Honoree for the organization's 35th Annual Benefit Gala: A Musical Celebration of Broadway.
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2018
Zeitgeist Films, in association with Kino Lorber, is pleased to present LOVE, CECIL, a documentary portrait of the legendary Cecil Beaton directed by Lisa Immordino Vreeland (Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel, Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict). Winner of the Hamptons International Film Festival's Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature, the film world-premiered at the 2017 Telluride Film Festival. LOVE, CECIL will open in New York on Friday, June 29 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center's Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center with a national rollout to follow.
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2018
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Subway Cinema announce the 17th edition of the New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), June 29 – July 15, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts is excited to announce additional experiences for the upcoming season. The 2019a?"20 season is bursting with performances for everyone, from acclaimed singer-songwriters and must-see dance companies to renowned classical musicians, returning favorites and more. Marc Cohn, Spanish Brass with Chano Domínguez, the return of Live & Local performances and the always-funny Louie Anderson join the beloved Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel series, internationally known violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and Broadway veteran Patti LuPone to round out the Center's 2019a?"20 season.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018
The Metropolitan Opera's annual Summer HD Festival, which presents free outdoor screenings of operas on Lincoln Center Plaza, will return for the tenth time this summer, with one screening each night from Saturday, August 25, to Monday September 3, 2018 (Labor Day). The series will present ten recent performances from the company's acclaimed Live in HD series of movie theater transmissions. As a prelude to the festival, the Marx Brothers' classic film, A Night at the Opera, will be presented on the plaza on Friday, August 24, in association with the Film Society of Lincoln Center.
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2018
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces Flat Is Beautiful: The Strange Case of Pixelvision, August 10-16. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018
An unforgettable love story inspired by one of the most romantic movies of all time. Stephen Sachs directs Deaf actors Deanne Bray (Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye, Heroes) and Troy Kotsur (title role in Cyrano at the Fountain, Big River on Broadway) in Sachs' newest play, inspired by the screenplay for Noel Coward's Brief Encounter. The world premiere of Arrival & Departure will open on July 14 and continue through September 30 at the Fountain Theatre. The cast also features hearing actors Jessica Jade Andres, Adam Burch, Brian Robert Burns, Shon Fuller, Kyra Kotsur, Aurelia Myersand Stasha Surdyke.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018
Florida native VINCENT WARREN was a celebrated figure in the dance world of Canada.  After a distinguished career as a principal dancer with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Warren became widely known and respected as a teacher, historian and archivist.   His many awards include a Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal in 1977, a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012, and being named a member of the order of Canada in 2004.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019
New Dramatists, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premier playwright development laboratory, will honor three-time Tony Award winner, Nathan Lane, with its 2019 Distinguished Achievement Award at its 70th Annual Spring Luncheon Tribute on Tuesday, May 14th at the New York Marriott Marquis.
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2019
Sundance Institute will gather 20 celebrated and revered expert voices across film, art, culture and science to award feature-length and short films shown at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival with 12 prizes, announced at a ceremony February 2 that will be livestreamed at sundance.org and on YouTube. Short Film Awards will be announced at a separate ceremony on January 29 and will also be livestreamed. The Festival takes place January 24 through February 3 in Park City, Salt Lake City and Sundance, Utah.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019
Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen and the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) Acting Commissioner Anne del Castillo today announced the first round of grant recipients of the "Made in NY" Women's Film, TV & Theatre Fund. Funds were awarded to 63 film, TV, theatre and digital media projects made by creative entrepreneurs who identify as women. This is the first round of a $5 million, three-year program funded by MOME and administered by New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019
Winner of the IDFA Special Jury Award, the Innovative Chilean Documentary by the Directorial Duo Bettina Perut and Ivan Osnovikoff Has Two Improbable Protagonists: A Pair of Stray Dogs
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019
This spring, in collaboration with The Film Society of Summit, the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey will present a series of documentary screenings of films focused on the contemporary art world. "It's important for the Art Center to partner with other community organizations," explained Sarah Walko, Director of Education and Community Programs. "Events like these offer different avenues into the conversation on contemporary art. Films, specifically, show the details of artists' lives, artistic processes, and stories surrounding the work in a format that is informative and entertaining. Further, pairing the film series with the Art Center's winter/spring exhibitions creates a complementary experience for people who are interested in art."
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2019
Bong Joon-ho's Parasite took three top awards from the Toronto Film Critics Association, while Noah Baumbach's Marriage Story took two acting awards.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2019
Continuing his series of In Conversation events for Kiln Theatre, Jim Carter will sit down with one of the world's most celebrated actors Helen Mirren in a special one-off fundraising event on 16 February 2020, where she will discuss her career from stage to screen.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018
The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center will present the 28th annual New York Jewish Film Festival (NYJFF), January 9-22, 2019. Among the oldest and most influential Jewish film festivals worldwide, the NYJFF each year presents the finest documentary, narrative, and short films from around the world that explore the diverse Jewish experience. Featuring new work by fresh voices in international cinema as well as restored classics, the festival's 2019 lineup includes 32 wide-ranging and exciting features and shorts from the iconic to the iconoclastic, many of which will be screening in their world, U.S., and New York premieres. Screenings are held at the Walter Reade Theater, 165 West 65th Street, NYC.
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2018
The Film Society of Lincoln Center l has announced its Main Slate of films for The 56th New York Film Festival, which occurs on September 28 – October 14.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019
Celebrate the start of cooler fall weather at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. There are plenty of performances for everyone from rockin' concerts and classical evenings to laugh-out-loud comedy shows and intimate cabaret-style dance performances.
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2018
Capping off this year's already exciting film lineup, The Toronto International Film Festival® is pleased to announce four Special Events. Reflecting the variety of TIFF's audiences and the breadth of their interests, this year's lineup focuses on a wide range of topics, from animation and music to politics and conservation, across oceans and in the skies.
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2018
Barry Jenkins' feature film adaptation of James Baldwin's 1974 novel 'If Beale Street Could Talk' will have its US premiere at Harlem's Apollo Theater as part of the 56th New York Film Festival, presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. This marks the first time that the festival will present a screening at the historic theater.
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2018
The complete lineup for the Spotlight on Documentary section of the 56th New York Film Festival, taking place September 28-October 14 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, has been announced. This year's series of dispatches from the front lines of nonfiction cinema features intimate portraits of artists, depictions of the quest for political and social justice, and much more.  
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts marks the 60th anniversary of the center's groundbreaking, kicking off the celebration with a free Block Party on Saturday, May 4 from 10:00 am-2:30 pm. With activities for all ages, the event brings together all of the eleven organizations that comprise Lincoln Center-activating the campus with a range of performances, art-making, film screenings, and more.
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2018
The Film Society of Lincoln Center is devoted to supporting the art and elevating the craft of cinema. The only branch of the world-renowned arts complex Lincoln Center to shine a light on the everlasting yet evolving importance of the moving image, this nonprofit organization was founded in 1969 to celebrate American and international film. Via year-round programming and discussions; its annual New York Film Festival; and its publications, including Film Comment, the U.S.'s premier magazine about films and film culture, the Film Society endeavors to make the discussion and appreciation of cinema accessible to a broader audience, as well as to ensure that it will remain an essential art form for years to come.
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2018
Nathan Lane recently appeared on THE VIEW, where he discussed the amount of research he put into his Angels in America character, Roy Cohn, and Donald Trump of course. 
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2018
The Film Society of Lincoln Center (FSLC) and African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF) celebrate the silver anniversary of the New York African Film Festival at FSLC from May 16 to 22. Under the theme “25 Years of the New York African Film Festival,” the international film organizations will pay homage to the pioneers of African cinema while marking the passing of the baton to a new generation of African visual storytellers who continue to transform and expand our understanding of the continent and its diaspora. The event also commemorates the 100th birthday of the venerated South African freedom fighter and national leader Nelson Mandela, with a crop of films from his native land. The month-long festival brings 66 films from 25 countries to FSLC, the Brooklyn Academy of Music's BAMcinématek, and Maysles Cinema in Harlem.
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2018
The Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, today announced the members of ten juries, which reflect the tone and texture of the annual cultural showcase, which celebrates storytelling in film, television, virtual reality, music and games. The jurors will be tasked with honoring the new works of emerging and established members of the creative community with unique art awards and cash prizes as they present their works at the annual Festival. Mirroring the breadth of Tribeca's programming, the team of jurors include acclaimed filmmakers, award-winning actors, noteworthy producers, and cultural leaders. The Festival takes place April 18-29 in New York City.