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by Nancy Grossman - Sep 2, 2019
Gloucester Stage Company is the first theater in the country to produce THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT following its SRO limited run on Broadway. Based on the 2012 essay/book co-written by John D'Agata and Jim Fingal, the play explores the conflict between an unorthodox author (D'Agata) and the young fact-checker (Fingal) assigned by his magazine editor to vet a groundbreaking piece about a teen's suicide in Las Vegas. GSC mounts its production with local luminary and Academy Award nominee Lindsay Crouse, New York and Off-Broadway actor Mickey Solis, and recent Harvard University graduate Derek Speedy, making his Gloucester debut, under the direction of the estimable Sam Weisman.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2016
THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to announce that they will be starring in the first show of its 2016-2017 season, EDWARD ALBEE'S THE PLAY ABOUT THE BABY, written by Tony award-winning playwright Edward Albee and directed by Andre Barron, reuniting the three for the first time since the critically acclaimed The Other Place.  EDWARD ALBEE'S THE PLAY ABOUT THE BABY will begin previews on Tuesday, September 13 at 8pm; will open on Friday, September 16 at 8pm and run through Saturday, November 5 at the Road Theatre Company's second home, The Road on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016
Some of Seattle's most talented actors will be hard at work in collaboration with writers from around the country in the rehearsal halls of The 5th Avenue Theatre this month as the company's NextFest: A Festival of New Musicals launches its three week intensive development cycle this weekend.
by TV News Desk - Oct 31, 2017
Stonestreet Studios is sponsoring opening night, November 9th, of the Fourth Annual NYC Web Festival. Web Fest takes place November 9th-11th 2017 in Manhattan. Aside from sponsoring, Stonestreet will WORLD PREMIERE the first episode of their latest web-series, Leading Story, to close out the opening day screenings.
by TV News Desk - Oct 3, 2018
On the heels of The New York Times' breaking news story revealing new information about President Trump's financial history, SHOWTIME has announced THE FAMILY BUSINESS: TRUMP AND TAXES, a new documentary short film directed by Emmy(R) nominee Jenny Carchman and produced by Oscar(R) nominees Liz Garbus and Justin Wilkes of THE FOURTH ESTATE. The film follows a team of New York Times investigative reporters through their diligent and intense efforts in uncovering the information that led to this exclusive report. THE FAMILY BUSINESS: TRUMP AND TAXES will premiere this Sunday, October 7 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME, after an all new episode of THE CIRCUS.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016
THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to announce that their critically-acclaimed (LA Times CRITICS CHOICE, Stage Raw TOP TEN) first show of its 2016-2017 season,EDWARD ALBEE'S THE PLAY ABOUT THE BABY, written by Tony award-winning playwright Edward Albee and directed by Andre Barron, is EXTENDING through SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19 at the Road Theatre Company's second home, The Road on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood.
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2018
The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) have announced the nominees for the third annual Critics' Choice Documentary Awards. The winners will be presented their awards at a gala event, hosted by science educator and television personality Bill Nye, on Saturday, November 10 at BRIC in Brooklyn, New York.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016
The Road Theatre Company and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, have announced that their critically-acclaimed (LA Times CRITICS CHOICE, Stage Raw TOP TEN) first show of its 2016-2017 season, EDWARD ALBEE'S THE PLAY ABOUT THE BABY, written by Tony award-winning playwright Edward Albee and directed by Andre Barron, is extending again, now through Saturday, December 10 at the Road Theatre Company's second home, The Road on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood.
by TV News Desk - Nov 27, 2018
Fifty-eight film and television writers have been named finalists for The 44 th Annual HUMANITAS Prize, it was announced today by HUMANITAS Executive Director Cathleen Young and President Ali LeRoi. The writers are nominated for their work in the 30-minute Comedy, 60-minute Drama, Children's Teleplay, Independent Feature Film, Drama Feature Film, Comedy Feature Film, Family Feature Film and Documentary categories. The HUMANITAS Prize was created to honor film and television writers whose work inspires compassion, hope, and understanding in the human family.
by TV News Desk - Nov 26, 2019
SHOWTIME Documentary Films today announced a new limited docu-series, GOSSIP STARRING CINDY ADAMS (w/t), profiling the longtime columnist whose work at the New York Post made her the reigning queen of gossip. Imagine's Brian Grazer and Ron Howard are executive producing, with Emmy and BAFTA® nominee Jenny Carchman (THE FOURTH ESTATE) producing and directing. Scheduled to premiere in 2021, the series will be produced by Imagine Documentaries in cooperation with the New York Post. The announcement was made by Vinnie Malhotra, Executive Vice President, Nonfiction Programming, Showtime Networks Inc. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019
San Francisco International Arts Festival is pleased to announce it will publicly unveil the performance program for the 2020 Festival at its annual Holiday Dinner & Party on Saturday December 7 (details below).
by TV News Desk - Nov 2, 2018
SHOWTIME is offering the documentary short film THE FAMILY BUSINESS: TRUMP AND TAXES for free online and across multiple platforms. Directed by Emmy® nominee Jenny Carchman and produced by Oscar® nominees Liz Garbus and Justin Wilkes of THE FOURTH ESTATE, the film follows a team of New York Times investigative reporters through their diligent and intense efforts in uncovering the information that led to this exclusive report. The film is now available for online sampling on YouTube, Facebook and SHO.com. It is also rolling out across multiple television and streaming providers' devices, websites, applications and authenticated online services and their free On Demand channels.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018
IFC Greenlights Musical Variety Sketch Show SHERMAN'S SHOWCASE to Series
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018
History Greenlights TV Documentary GRANT in Association with Lionsgate from Appian Way and RadicalMedia
by TV News Desk - May 30, 2018
Emmy®-winning and Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Liz Garbus (What Happened, Miss Simone?) turns her lens on the inner workings of The New York Times in the new four-part documentary series THE FOURTH ESTATE, which premieres Sunday, May 27 at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT. The full four-episode documentary series will also be available across SHOWTIME platforms including On Demand and streaming on Sunday, May 27. Subsequent episodes will air on SHOWTIME on Sunday nights at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
by TV News Desk - May 28, 2020
Today, Quibi announced What We Keep* (working tite),' a documentary series that brings viewers into the homes of remarkable people and asks a simple but moving question: “Of all that you own, what object means the most to you and why?”
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018
Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Liz Garbus (What Happened, Miss Simone?) turns her lens on the inner workings of The New York Times in the new four-part documentary series THE FOURTH ESTATE, which premieres Sunday, May 27 at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT. The full four-episode documentary series will also be available across SHOWTIME platforms including On Demand and streaming on Sunday, May 27. Subsequent episodes will air on SHOWTIME on Sunday nights at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
by Stage Tube - May 22, 2018
Executive Editor of the New York Times Dean Baquet discusses The Grey Lady's process in covering Trump, which is also chronicled in Showtime's upcoming documentary 'The Fourth Estate.' Watch the clip below!
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018
Last night, TimesTalks, The New York Times live conversation and performance series, hosted an intimate evening with fashion editor, author, and curator, Andre Leon Talley, in conversation with fashion director and chief fashion critic of The New York Times, Vanessa Friedman.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018
TimesTalks, The New York Times live conversation and performance series, is proud to host an intimate evening with fashion editor, author, and curator, Andre Leon Talley, and in conversation with fashion director and chief fashion critic of The New York Times, Vanessa Friedman, on May 21.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016
THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to announce that their critically acclaimed, second show of its 2015-2016 - 25th Anniversary Season, the West Coast Premiere of BROKEN FENCES, written by Steven Simoncic and directed by Andre Barron, is EXTENDING through SUNDAY, APRIL 17th at the Road Theatre Company's second home, the Road on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018
SHOWTIME announced today that new original documentary series, THE FOURTH ESTATE, directed and produced by Emmy(R)-winning and Oscar(R)-nominated filmmaker Liz Garbus (What Happened, Miss Simone?), will have its world premiere at the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival, receiving the distinction of being selected as the Festival's closing night film. Following its screening on Saturday, April 28, Tribeca Film Festival will host a panel discussion with some of the subjects of the documentary including The New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet, Washington bureau chief Elisabeth Bumiller, White House correspondent Maggie Haberman, Washington investigative correspondent Mark Mazzetti and Garbus. Following its Tribeca Film Festival world premiere, THE FOURTH ESTATE will premiere on Sunday, May 27 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016
Charlie Rose, an icon of American television known for insightful interviews with extraordinary people in every field from politics and science to film and sports, will be honored by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) at its Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 14.
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2018
SHOWTIME announced today that new original documentary series, THE FOURTH ESTATE, directed and produced by Emmy®-winning and Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Liz Garbus (What Happened, Miss Simone?), will have its world premiere at the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival, receiving the distinction of being selected as the Festival's closing night film. Following its screening on Saturday, April 28, Tribeca Film Festival will host a panel discussion with some of the subjects of the documentary including The New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet, Washington bureau chief Elisabeth Bumiller, White House correspondent Maggie Haberman, Washington investigative correspondent Mark Mazzetti and Garbus. Following its Tribeca Film Festival world premiere, THE FOURTH ESTATE will premiere on Sunday, May 27 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME.
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2018
The 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, revealed its feature film lineup championing the discovery of emerging voices and celebrating new work from established filmmaking talent. To close the Festival, Tribeca will World Premiere The Fourth Estate, from Oscar®-nominated director Liz Garbus, which follows The New York Times' coverage of the Trump administration's first year. The Centerpiece Gala will be the World Premiere of Drake Doremus' sci-fi romance Zoe starring Ewan McGregor, Lea Seydoux, Rashida Jones, and Theo James. The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival takes place April 18-29.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018
The 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, revealed its feature film lineup championing the discovery of emerging voices and celebrating new work from established filmmaking talent. To close the Festival, Tribeca will World Premiere The Fourth Estate, from Oscar®-nominated director Liz Garbus, which follows The New York Times' coverage of the Trump administration's first year. The Centerpiece Gala will be the World Premiere of Drake Doremus' sci-fi romance Zoe starring Ewan McGregor, Lea Seydoux, Rashida Jones, and Theo James. The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival takes place April 18-29.
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2019
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today announced the nominations for the 2019 Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy Television Craft Awards. These awards reward the very best in television craft and television programmes broadcast in the UK in 2018. The Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards ceremony will be held at the Royal Festival Hall on Sunday 12 May with the British Academy Television Craft Awards taking place two weeks earlier on Sunday 28 April at The Brewery, London.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017
In the cynical justice system, comedically-based and socially unacceptable offenses are considered especially hilarious. The dedicated and talented performers who instigate these absurdities are members of an elite squad, made up of
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018
Michael Flynn pleads guilty to lying to the FBI and The New York Times probes deeper into the Russian investigation in 'Matters of Fact,' the final episode of the Showtime documentary series THE FOURTH ESTATE, which airs this Sunday, June 17 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. For a preview of the episode, go here!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016
THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to announce that they will be starring in the first show of its 2016-2017 season, EDWARD ALBEE'S THE PLAY ABOUT THE BABY, written by Tony award-winning playwright Edward Albee and directed by Andre Barron, reuniting the three for the first time since the critically acclaimed The Other Place.  EDWARD ALBEE'S THE PLAY ABOUT THE BABY will begin previews on Tuesday, September 13 at 8pm; will open on Friday, September 16 at 8pm and run through Saturday, November 5 at the Road Theatre Company's second home, The Road on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016
The 5th Avenue Theatre is proud to present the second annual NextFest: A Festival of New Musicals. The company's rehearsal halls will be brimming with activity this fall as new musicals take shape in readings and intensives, brought to life by local and Broadway talents.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018
LYNYRD SKYNYRD: IF I LEAVE HERE TOMORROW, the newest addition to the Showtime Documentary Films slate, will premiere on Saturday, August 18 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME on-air, on demand and over the internet. Directed by Stephen Kijak and featuring rare interviews and never-before-seen archival footage, LYNYRD SKYNYRD: IF I LEAVE HERE TOMORROW takes viewers on a trip through the history, myth and legend of one of the most iconic American rock bands. Rising from the swamps of the Deep South, these good ol' boys from Jacksonville, Florida came to define an era with their hard-rocking boogie-woogie sound, soulful lyrics, drunken and dangerous antics and their controversial use of the rebel flag. The film also serves as a portrait of late band leader Ronnie Van Zant whose life was cut tragically short, but whose legacy endures to this day in songs like the “Simple Man,” “Country Boy,” and “Whiskey Rock-a-Roller.'
by TV News Desk - Jul 12, 2018
Today, SHOWTIME was recognized with 21 Primetime Emmy Award nominations,including the network's first limited series nomination for PATRICK MELROSE, THE FOURTH ESTATE for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series and four actor nominations for PATRICK MELROSE's Benedict Cumberbatch,SHAMELESS' William H. Macy, and HOMELAND's Mandy Patinkin and F. Murray Abraham. SHOWTIME was also honored in the writing and directing categories for TWIN PEAKS and PATRICK MELROSE. Overall, SHOWTIME received nine nominations for TWIN PEAKS, five for PATRICK MELROSE, three for HOMELAND and two for SHAMELESS.
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2018
Showtime Documentary Films has announced the revealing multi-part documentary series THE FOURTH ESTATE (wt), exploring the process and progress of The New York Times and its journalists in covering the Trump administration.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017
THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to present the third show of its 2016-2017 season, the West Coast premiere of LITTLE CHILDREN DREAM OF GOD, written by Jeff Augustin and directed by Andre Barron.  LITTLE CHILDREN DREAM OF GOD will begin previews on Tuesday, February 21 at 8pm; will open on Thursday, February 23 at 8pm and run through Saturday, April 15 at the Road Theatre Company's second home, The Road on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood.
by Stage Tube - Jan 16, 2020
Netflix has released the first trailer for their film Lost Girls, starring Amy Ryan. When 24-year-old Shannan Gilbert mysteriously disappears one night, her mother Mari (Academy Award® nominee Amy Ryan) embarks on a dark journey that finds her face to face with hard truths about her daughter, herself, and police bias. Determined to find her daughter at all costs, Mari Gilbert retraces Shannan's last known steps, driving her own investigation to an insular gated community near the desolate outer banks of Long Island. Her discoveries force law enforcement and the media to uncover more than a dozen unsolved murders of sex workers, young lives Mari will not let the world forget.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018
An annual interdisciplinary humanities festival, Live Ideas is a high point of the New York Live Arts season. This year's festival, Live Ideas 2018: Radical Vision, presented April 18-22, 2018, at New York Live Arts, will offer five days of activity designed to imagine the future and understand the past of an open and democratic society. Through public forums, performances, readings, and workshops, the festival will offer a forward-looking, critical appraisal of four key democratic institutions: the press, big tech, the criminal justice system, and our electoral process. Bringing together artists, activists, journalists, and scholars, Live Ideas 2018: Radical Vision is co-curated by culture creator Brian Tate, president of The Tate Group, and presented in partnership with the Hannah Arendt Center at Bard College with curatorial input from Roger Berkowitz, the Center's director.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018
EPIX, an MGM company, today announced that Gretchen Carlson, acclaimed journalist and empowerment advocate, Diane Guerrero (Orange is the New Black), Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation), Jussie Smollett (Empire) and Martin Sensmeier (Westworld) have been named as the new correspondents for the second season of the critically-acclaimed documentary series America Divided. Gretchen Carlson and Jussie Smollett have also signed on as executive producers, alongside Norman Lear who is returning for his second season. The four-part series will premiere on EPIX later this year and is set to explore the most provocative news headlines and cultural topics in recent months.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017
THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to present the third show of its 2016-2017 season, the West Coast premiere of LITTLE CHILDREN DREAM OF GOD, written by Jeff Augustin and directed by Andre Barron.  LITTLE CHILDREN DREAM OF GOD will begin previews on Tuesday, February 21 at 8pm; will open on Today, February 23 at 8pm and run through Saturday, April 15 at the Road Theatre Company's second home, The Road on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood.
by Nancy Grossman - Dec 5, 2017
Merrimack Repertory Theatre's production of Tony Brown's adaptation of A CHRISTMAS CAROL has Joel Colodner as the author performing his own work in front of an audience. Directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian, this inventive version is enhanced and enriched by the musical accompaniment of Rebecca White and Nathan Leigh.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015
THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to announce the second show of its 2015-2016 - 25th Anniversary Season, the West Coast Premiere of BROKEN FENCES, written by Steven Simoncic and directed by Andre Barron.  BROKEN FENCES begin previews on Tuesday, February 9 at 8pm; will open on Friday, February 12 at 8pm and run through Sunday, April 3rd at the Road Theatre Company's second home, the Road on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood.
by Michael Dale - Dec 2, 2015
Irving Berlin's 1949 musical about the model who posed for the Statue of Liberty is rarely done.
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 1, 2018
SHOWTIME is offering first-time customers of the SHOWTIME streaming service the opportunity to sign up at an introductory price of $4.99 per month for the first three months of their subscription, starting today through September 3. New customers who subscribe on Showtime.com or through the SHOWTIME app on Android, LG Smart TVs, Oculus Go, Samsung Smart TVs or Xbox One or download from the App Store for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV will pay the initial promotional price for three months and then roll to $10.99 per month. A seven-day free trial is also available on most platforms.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018
Day three of New York Live Arts' Live Ideas 2018: Radical Vision festival, Saturday, April 21, looks at our electoral process through readings, a workshop, panel discussions, and a performance spectacle.  
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2018
Friday, April 20, day two of Live Ideas 2018: Radical Vision looks into the role of the press, what it means to be a journalist in an endangered liberal democracy, and what obligations the press has today. Opening the day will be visual artist Huiying B. Chan, who will read words by legendary activist Grace Lee Boggs, followed by author and journalist Moustafa Bayoumi's reading of works by Edward Said and a presentation of speeches by Muhammad Ali read by journalist Greg Tate. The readings will start at 4 pm. Admission is free.
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2018
Academy Award® winners Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross have composed the original theme music for the highly anticipated new SHOWTIME documentary series THE FOURTH ESTATE, directed and produced by Emmy®-winning and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Liz Garbus (What Happened, Miss Simone?). This marks the second time the duo have created music for SHOWTIME programming, having appeared in the 18-part limited event series TWIN PEAKS performing the original song "She's Gone Away,' which is featured on their 2016 album Not the Actual Events. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018
Academy Award winners Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross have composed the original theme music for the highly anticipated new SHOWTIME documentary series THE FOURTH ESTATE, directed and produced by Emmy(R)-winning and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Liz Garbus (What Happened, Miss Simone?). This marks the second time the duo have created music for SHOWTIME programming, having appeared in the 18-part limited event series TWIN PEAKS performing the original song 'She's Gone Away,' which is featured on their 2016 album Not the Actual Events.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017
A retired New York Times editor has released a memoir about his 50-year career in journalism, which delves into his prominent coverage of the Middle East during the 1970s and his work in Eastern Europe from the late 1960s through the 1980s.