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by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011
Academy, Tony and four-time Emmy Award nominee Bob Balaban; acclaimed 'White Collar' television star Matt Bomer; Emmy Award-winning journalist Campbell Brown; celebrated playwright and gay rights activist Larry Kramer; two-time Academy Award-nominated, multiple Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning, two-time Tony Award-winning actor John Lithgow; Tony Award nominee and Broadway Impact Co-Founder Rory O'Malley; and Emmy Award winner and three-time Golden Globe Award nominee Bradley Whitford will appear in the world premiere of '8' on Broadway, joining the previously announced Anthony Edwards, Morgan Freeman, Cheyenne Jackson, Christine Lahti, Rob Reiner, Yeardley Smith and Marisa Tomei. The production is an unprecedented account of the Federal District Court trial in Perry v. Schwarzenegger (now Perry v. Brown), the case filed by AFER to overturn Proposition 8, which eliminated the right to marry for gay and lesbian couples in California.
by BWW - Sep 4, 2016
Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/04/2016 for Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2011
Katori Hall's The Mountaintop will hit Broadway this fall, however, with only one of it's previously announced stars. Samuel L. Jackson will open the play as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his Broadway debut, however the team is in search of a new Camae, as Halle Berry has departed the piece due to child custody issues.'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2011
Academy, Tony and four-time Emmy Award nominee Bob Balaban; acclaimed 'White Collar' television star Matt Bomer; Emmy Award-winning journalist Campbell Brown; celebrated playwright and gay rights activist Larry Kramer; two-time Academy Award-nominated, multiple Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning, two-time Tony Award-winning actor John Lithgow; Tony Award nominee and Broadway Impact Co-Founder Rory O'Malley; and Emmy Award winner and three-time Golden Globe Award nominee Bradley Whitford will appear in the world premiere of '8' on Broadway, joining the previously announced Anthony Edwards, Morgan Freeman, Cheyenne Jackson, Christine Lahti, Rob Reiner, Yeardley Smith and Marisa Tomei. The production is an unprecedented account of the Federal District Court trial in Perry v. Schwarzenegger (now Perry v. Brown), the case filed by AFER to overturn Proposition 8, which eliminated the right to marry for gay and lesbian couples in California.
by BWW - Sep 11, 2016
Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/11/2016 for Los Angeles
by Movies News Desk - Sep 10, 2014
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Morgan Freeman has signed on for Seth MacFarlane's sequel to 2011's TED, joining Mark Wahlberg and Amanda Seyfried.
by TV News Desk - Oct 14, 2015
Academy Award winner Denzel Washington will helm the ninth episode of this season's GREY'S ANATOMY on ABC.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2012
Producing theater companies Liberation Theatre Company, Woodie King Jr.'s National Black Touring Circuit, and SOUL PROductions have teamed up to present Eric Lockley's hilarious affirmative action comedy, Blacken The Bubble at The HSA Theater (645 Saint Nicholas Avenue). Blacken The Bubble will officially open tonight, October 13, 2012 at 7:00 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2010
Morgan Freeman has been selected by the American Film Institute's (AFI) Board of Trustees to receive the 39th AFI Life Achievement Award, the highest honor for a career in film, it was announced today by Sir Howard Stringer, Chair of the AFI Board of Trustees.
by Movies News Desk - Nov 19, 2014
Variety writes that Dustin Hoffman is in talks to join Morgan Freeman and Michael Caine in New Line's GOING IN STYLE remake. Zach Braff is also being considered to helm the project.
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 Stage Tube - Nov 1, 2012
'What I want to do is come back to Broadway, which I plan to do in 2014,' Washington told Charlie Rose in the November 1 episode of The Charlie Rose Show. 'Scott Rudin and Kenny Leon, who directed me in FENCES, we're all trying to figure out which play to do. I won't say which play - I like acting on stage more than on film. I like directing, I like acting on stage, and then I like acting on film.'
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2010
WHORING IS HARD WORK. And now the competition is about to get stiffer with the influx of the newly jobless. Whore Works takes a sharp, witty, balls-out look at a black male hooker's day-to-night struggle with hating and sometimes loving men who are paying him to, well.........you know.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2010
Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing's 64th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were announced May 4, 2010 by Broadway Star Lea Michele and Tony Award Nominee Jeff Daniels.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2010
WHORING IS HARD WORK. And now the competition is about to get stiffer with the influx of the newly jobless. Whore Works takes a sharp, witty, balls-out look at a black male hooker's day-to-night struggle with hating and sometimes loving men who are paying him to, well.........you know.
by Movies News Desk - May 27, 2014
Columbia Pictures has released a new international trailer for director Antoine Fuqua's THE EQUALIZER, starring Denzel Washington in the title role as well as Chloë Grace Moretz. The film hits theaters on September 26th. Check it out below!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 7, 2014
Previews begin tomorrow night, Saturday, March 8, for the return to Broadway of Tony Award-winner and two-time Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington, starring as Walter Lee Younger in Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN. This new production begins previews nearly 55 years to the day that A RAISIN IN THE SUN had its Broadway premiere (March 11, 1959) at the same theatre, the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast!
by TV News Desk - Mar 3, 2014
The actor stopped by THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON to talk about his latest project.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2011
Morgan Freeman has been selected by the American Film Institute's (AFI) Board of Trustees to receive the 39th AFI Life Achievement Award, the highest honor for a career in film, it was announced today by Sir Howard Stringer, Chair of the AFI Board of Trustees.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA Los Angeles) is pleased to announce it will honor award-winning actor Samuel L. Jackson with the Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Entertainment at this year's British Academy Britannia Awards.
by Movies News Desk - Jun 13, 2014
Columbia Pictures has released the first trailer from director Antoine Fuqua's THE EQUALIZER, starring Denzel Washington in the title role as well as Chloe Grace Moretz. The film hits theaters on September 26th.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2010
The American Theatre Wing's 64th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 13, 2010 and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. For more information visit tonyawards.com.
by Movies News Desk - Jul 8, 2010
Variety is reporting that Denzel Washington may be in talks to join the Universal Pictures thriller Safe House.
by BWW - Jul 31, 2016
Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/31/2016 for Los Angeles
by BWW - Jul 24, 2016
Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/24/2016 for Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2013
Showbiz411 reports exclusively that Denzel Washington will be joined by actresses Sophie Okenedo and Anika Noni Rose in an upcoming Broadway revival of A RAISIN IN THE SUN set for next spring.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2012
Ebony Repertory Theatre (ERT - Founder/Producer Wren T. Brown), now in its fifth year, announced today, that they will present the Los Angeles Premiere of FRATERNITY by internationally acclaimed, award-winning playwright/screenwriter Jeff Stetson (Keep the Faith and And the Men Should Also Gather). Henry Miller (James Baldwin's The Amen Corner) is set to direct this riveting award-winning political drama. FRATERNITY will play October 3 - 28, 2012, with the official press opening on Friday, October 5 at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center (4718 W. Washington Blvd.) in Los Angeles.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016
Ruskin Group Theatre Opens A RAISIN IN THE SUN Featuring Starletta DuPois - Begins July 22nd in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2012
The Broadway Theatre Project will bring in seasoned Broadway professionals to audition high school and college performing arts students for this years summer intensive program.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2012
The Broadway Theatre Project will bring in seasoned Broadway professionals to audition high school and college performing arts students for this years summer intensive program.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2012
Today, The Daily Telegraph indicated that negotiations may be back in motion, saying in an interview with Washington that the actor 'is showing no signs of slowing down, with talk of him starring in Othello with Al Pacino.'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2010
Variety is reporting Morgan Freeman will be awarded the Board of Governors Award from the American Society of Cinematographers. The award will be given at the 2010 ASC Awards for Outstanding Cinematography Award Ceremony on February 27th.
by Movies News Desk - Feb 22, 2010
Variety is reporting Morgan Freeman will be awarded the Board of Governors Award from the American Society of Cinematographers. The award will be given at the 2010 ASC Awards for Outstanding Cinematography Award Ceremony on February 27th.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016
The Drama Book Shop will host playwright Richard Wesley, who will be discussing and signing his new anthology tonight, February 18th at 6:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014
Legacy Month, a celebration of Crossroads Theatre Company's history and contributions to the American cultural landscape, will continue with Richard Wesley's Playbook, a celebration of the prolific playwright and screenwriter's work with performances, video and testimonials on Sunday, March 2.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016
The Drama Book Shop will host playwright Richard Wesley, who will be discussing and signing his new anthology on Thursday, February 18th at 6:00pm. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016
Playwright Richard Wesley will be signing copies of my recently published anthology, The Richard Wesley Play Anthology, at the Drama Book Shop, 250 West 40th Street, New York City, from 7 PM until 8 PM, on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016.
by Movies News Desk - Feb 10, 2012
As first reported on Deadline.com, actor Morgan Freeman has signed on to star alongside Tom Cruise in the Post-Apocalyptic film OBLIVION from Universal Studios.
by Rialto Chatter - Dec 28, 2012
Denzel Washington, who was last seen on Broadway in Fences, winning a 2010 Tony Award, has been telling the press in interviews that he was headed back to the stage in 2014. Now, Michael Riedel of the New York Post reports today that the show will be A RAISIN IN THE SUN, directed by Kenny Leon and produced by Scott Rudin. Washington will play Walter Lee Younger in the show, which is hoping to hit the stage in the Spring of 2013.
by BWW - Aug 7, 2016
Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/07/2016 for Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018
Critically-acclaimed playwright Richard Wesley will be the special guest during the 16th Annual Black and Latino Playwrights Conference at Texas State University on September 3-9.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2012
Producing theater companies Liberation Theatre Company, Woodie King Jr.'s National Black Touring Circuit, and SOUL PROductions have teamed up to present Eric Lockley's hilarious affirmative action comedy, Blacken The Bubble at The HSA Theater (645 Saint Nicholas Avenue). Blacken The Bubble will begin preview performances October 11, 2012 and will officially open October 13, 2012 at 7:00 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016
In an era of unprecedented political activity, The Billie Holiday Theatre (BHT) at The Center for Arts & Culture of Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation opens its 2016-2017 season with the New York premiere of award-winning playwright Richard Wesley's political drama, Autumn.
by Movies News Desk - Aug 22, 2017
Morgan Freeman – Academy Award® winning actor, producer, voice actor and activist – has been named the 54th recipient of SAG-AFTRA's highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment.
by BWW - Aug 21, 2016
Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/21/2016 for Los Angeles
by BWW - Aug 14, 2016
Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/14/2016 for Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2013
Tony Award-winner and two-time Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington will star as Walter Lee Younger in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, opposite film, television and Tony Award-winning stage star Diahann Carroll as Lena Younger, on Broadway next spring. Washington's character, Walter Lee Younger, is described in Hansberry's script as 'a lean, intense young man in his middle thirties'. But Washington is 60. Producer Scott Rudin addressed this age difference in an interview published today on Newsday.
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 9, 2015
Broadwayworld.com interviewed playwright, Richard Wesley about his career and upcoming show, 'Autumn' at Crossroads Theatre Company. 'Autumn' will be on the New Brunswick stage from April 23rd through May 3rd.
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 3, 2015
'Autumn' a World Premiere drama by Richard Wesley will be onstage at Crossroads Theatre Company from April 23rd through May 3rd.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2011
Katori Hall's The Mountaintop will hit Broadway this fall, however, with only one of it's previously announced stars. Samuel L. Jackson will open the play as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his Broadway debut, however the team is in search of a new Camae, as Halle Berry has departed the piece due to child custody issues.'