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Supporting the Work of Female Composers and Administrators at National Opera Center America
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera and the nation's leading champion for American opera, announces a series of special initiatives to advance and highlight the work of women in opera. These programs are emblematic of OPERA America's deep commitment to achieving gender equity in the field. (more...)

by Mark C. Lloyd - May 26, 2017

BWW Interview: WRITER HERB KAUDERER (more...)

2017 First Quarter Broadcast Television Film News: Announcing Creative Management Partners Agent Alan Morell Client Options Works Sold
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017


Mt. Eddy Shares New Track 'Working Title'; Debut Album 'Chroma' Available for Pre-Order
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Oakland quartet MT. EDDY today released 'Working Title', the second track off their forthcoming debut album Chroma  Alternative Press premiered the track, which is available now via Soundcloud, Spotify, Apple Music, and iTunes. Starting today, Chroma is available for pre-order HERE. (more...)

Freeform Picks Up 'Black-Ish' Spin-Off COLLEGE-ISH (wt), Starring Yara Shahidi
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2017

Freeform, Disney's young adult television and streaming network, continues to grow its roster of original series by ordering scripted comedy COLLEGE-ISH(Working Title), a spin-off of ABC's award-winning hit series “black-ish' (more...)

ALCHEMY OF PUNK: A Live Punk Opera from Berlin
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center's offsite presentation of Alchemy of Punk-a live punk opera and a work-in-progress from Berlin by Aneta Panek-just for one evening at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. (more...)

Dr. Rocco Monto Inks His Publishing Deal for His Book 'The Fountain' With Rodale Books Through His Agent Alan Morell Creative Management Partners
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017


Adventure Stage Chicago Season 14 Features AKEELAH AND THE BEE
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

???????Adventure Stage Chicago (ASC), the participatory arts program of Northwestern Settlement (the Settlement), announces its 14th season of programming for young audiences, exploring the theme of "Literacy" as the company applies its mission of telling heroic stories to the Settlement objective of disrupting generational poverty. ASC's "Literacy" season features the stage adaptation of Akeelah and the Bee; a commissioned work by Lucas Baisch, based on the Guatemalan myths of Popol Vuh and created in collaboration with community partners; and an original piece devised by ASC's Trailblazers youth mentorship program.  All performances take place at Northwestern Settlement's Vittum Theater, 1012 N. Noble St. Tickets are $17 for adults and $12 for youth aged 14 years and younger. Group tickets are $10 for ten or more guests. Student matinee tickets are $7 for CPS and $8 for non-CPS groups. Tickets may be purchased at or by calling 773.342.4141. (more...)

HAMILTON Star Daveed Diggs to Lead TNT's SNOWPIERCER Remake
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2017

Turner's TNT has cast Daveed Diggs, who earned a Tony for the Broadway hit HAMILTON, to star in the network's drama pilot SNOWPOERCER, which will be directed by Doctor Strange helmer Scott Derrickson. (more...)

TNT Orders Liz Sarnoff and Margaret Cho's HIGHLAND to Pilot
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2017

Turner's TNT has ordered a pilot for HIGHLAND, a scripted drama written and executive produced by Liz Sarnoff (Lost, Barry) and actress-comedian Margaret Cho (Margaret Cho: PsyCHO, Drop Dead Diva), who will also star. (more...)

by TV News Desk - May 17, 2017

Turner's TNT has greenlit MICHAEL MOORE LIVE FROM THE APOCALYPSE (Working Title), a new non-fiction series from Oscar® and Emmy® winner Michael Moore (Bowling for Columbine, TV Nation). (more...)

TNT Orders New Docu-Series WHO RUN THE WORLD? from Sarah Jessica Parker & Morgan Spurlock
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2017

Turner's TNT has greenlit WHO RUN THE WORLD? (Working Title), a new documentary series executive-produced by Emmy® winner Sarah Jessica Parker (Sex and the City, Divorce), Oscar® nominee Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me, The Greatest Movie Ever Sold) and Refinery29. (more...)

1968: THE YEAR THAT CHANGED AMERICA Among New Original Series Heading to CNN in 2018
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2017

CNN, a division of Turner, will be adding five new Original Series to its slate in 2018, it was announced today at the Turner Upfront presentation in New York City. Detroit 1963: Once in a Great City; American Heiress: The Patty Hearst Story; 1968: The Year That Changed America; Kennedys: An American Dynasty and Pope will join the network's diverse portfolio of award-winning, critically-acclaimed nonfiction programming. (more...)

Nickelodeon Greenlgihts New Live Action Series KNIGHT SQUAD
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2017

Nickelodeon also announced today a 20-episode order of KNIGHT SQUAD (Working Title), a new live-action comedy series created and executive produced by Sean Cunningham & Marc Dworkin, executive producers of The Thundermans. (more...)

Mt. Eddy Announces Debut Album Chroma, Premieres Debut Single
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Oakland quartet MT. EDDY have announced that their debut album Chroma will be released on June 2, 2017 via Uncool Records. (more...)

Oxygen Greenlights 8 New Crime Shows; Acquires DATELINE & More
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2017

Oxygen Media is aggressively expanding its crime programming slate with eight new greenlights, two new series in development and the acquisition of “Dateline: Secrets Uncovered,” it was announced today by Rod Aissa, Executive Vice President, Original Programming and Development, Oxygen Media. (more...)

National Geographic and Nike Team on Global Feature Documentary SPECIAL BREAKING2
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

On May 6, after a year of scientifically advanced training, three of the world's most elite distance runners set out to do the incredible, fueled by Nike — to break the two-hour marathon barrier (more...)

JAPAN CUTS 2017 Full Line-Up & Schedule Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

JAPAN CUTS, North America's premiere showcase for new Japanese cinema, returns for its 11th installment July 13-23 to serve up a slice of the best and boldest films from Japan never before seen in NYC with special guest filmmakers and stars, post-screening Q&As, parties and more. Boasting a thrilling slate of epic blockbusters, shoestring independents, radical documentaries, mind-bending avant-garde, newly-restored classics and breathtaking animation, Japan Society's renowned summer film festival promises a bounty of cinematic discoveries for film fans and pop culture enthusiasts alike. (more...)

BWW Interview: Guy Davis Forges Path Through Music, Theater & Beyond
by Tory Gates - Jun 5, 2017

'I think entertaining is what I do, that is what my spirit is called to do, and the blues is kind of like my salvation. It was a form of music that I felt like it was in me. It is in me to communicate.' (more...)

Rock Climber Alex Honnold Completes Daring 3,000-ft Rope-Free Climb of Yosemite's El Capitan, the Highest, Most Dangerous Rock-Climbing Route Ever Attempted
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2017


Alex Ferns and David Schaal to Star in the World Premiere of RABBITS at Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

A new black comedy tale of marital strife and bunny murder comes to Park Theatre from Joe Hampson, the writer of Skins, The News Quiz & Newsjack who makes his stage writing debut with Rabbits. (more...)

MT. EDDY Releases Debut Album Chroma
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Oakland quartet MT. EDDY today released their debut album Chroma via Uncool Records. (more...)

Second Thought to Close 2017 Season with World Premiere of THE NECESSITIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Second Thought Theatre closes its 2017 season of change with the world premiere of The Necessities by Dallas-based playwright and artist Blake Hackler. Joel Ferrell, Associate Artistic Director for the Dallas Theater Center, returns to direct after previously directing Othello and Gruesome Playground Injuries for the company. (more...)

The Producers' Fund Announces 2017 Philadelphia Theatre Grant Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

The Producers' Fund, a collective of donors who have created a fund at the Philadelphia Foundation, has announced their 2017 grant recipients. (more...)

London Transfer of YANK! Finds Full Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Full casting is announced for YANK! which transfers to the Charing Cross Theatre in the summer for a seven week season from Monday 3 July - Saturday 19 August 2017. The UK spring premiere of the musical production at Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester received extensive critical acclaim. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for the 19th Annual Essential Theatre Play Festival, which kicks off in just a few weeks! (more...)

Skydance Media Names Directors Vicky Jenson & Alessandro Carloni to First Two Animated Feature Films
by Movies News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Skydance Media has taken a significant step in the formation of its animation business by securing award-winning directors for its first two animated feature films. (more...)

AMC Announces Year-Round Documentary Series AMC VISIONARIES
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

AMC has announced from the Television Critics Association (TCA) Press Tour that it will be producing a year-round documentary series AMC VISIONARIES, partnering with prolific artists to unveil the untold stories and fascinating histories of pop culture genres from the masters themselves. (more...)

CalArts Announces New Season Including China and France Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

With two world premieres-a French/American co-production and another launching in China-and the continuing development of new productions, CalArts Center for New Performance (CNP) announces its 2017-2018 season of original works. Highlights include Fantomas-Revenge of the Image, directed by Travis Preston, making its world premiere at China's Wuzhen Festival; and conceived and directed by Arnaud Meunier, the world premiere of Fore! at La Comedie de Saint-Etienne will kick off a four-city tour of France and Belgium. At the same time, CNP will host a roster of distinguished artists-in-residence at CalArts to develop additional new works of theater. (more...)

Lifetime Orders New Seasons of UnREAL and MARY KILLS PEOPLE
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Lifetime ups its premium scripted content with new season greenlights of the critically-acclaimed drama series UnREAL for a fourth season and freshman drama Mary Kills People for a season two, it was announced today by Liz Gateley, EVP and Head of Programming for Lifetime. (more...)

LUMBERYARD and BAM Announce Collaboration for BAM Next Wave Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

BAM and LUMBERYARD Contemporary Performing Arts are pleased to announce  a new collaboration through which LUMBERYARD will provide production residencies to artists readying new works for premiere in the BAM Next Wave Festival. (more...)

BAM and LUMBERYARD Team for Next Wave Residencies
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

BAM and LUMBERYARD Contemporary Performing Arts have announced a new collaboration through which LUMBERYARD will provide production residencies to artists readying new works for premiere in the BAM Next Wave Festival. (more...)

AMC Launches THE WALKING DEAD Fan Rewards Club & Subscription Box
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Recognizing loyal fans of THE WALKING DEAD and FEAR THE WALKING DEAD the network today announced two new programs – The Walking Dead Fan Rewards Club, which celebrates, rewards and thanks fans for their passion and dedication to the #1 and #2 dramas on cable television, and The Walking Dead Subscription Box (Working Title) (more...)

Radney Foster Announces CD + Book 'For You To See the Stars'
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 20, 2017

Today, legendary artist Radney Foster announces his newest project--a CD/book combo titled For You To See The Stars to be released on September 15. The collection of short stories, released via Working Title Farm, will be Foster's very first print publication. The record (Devil's River Records) marks Foster's eleventh studio album and will feature nine new songs, along with a special re-recording of his top single, 'Raining on Sunday.' (more...)

BWW Flashback: Elton John - Cómo "The Rocket Man" revolucionó Broadway
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jul 19, 2017

El compositor, que se encuentra en plena gira internacional (actuo anoche en Gran Canaria y mañana lo hara en Marbella), es uno de los autores de musicales mas exitosos de todos los tiempos, y tendra sus dos trabajos mas populares en Madrid la proxima temporada: EL REY LEÓN y BILLY ELLIOT. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Michael Fassbender Stars in THE SNOWMAN
by Movies News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson and Val Kilmer star in THE SNOWMAN, hitting theaters on October 20th. Check out the all-new trailer below! (more...)

Championing New Cinematic Voices and Filmmaking Set for TIFF 2017 Industry Conference
by Movies News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

TIFF unveiled today an early glimpse of the 2017 TIFF Industry Conference. The six-day conference will tackle the ramifications of filmmaking at a time of travel bans and NAFTA renegotiation, and will explore the challenges and opportunities new filmmakers encounter. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Brendon Burns
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 17, 2017

BWW speaks to Brendon Burns about the two shows he is bringing to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Shared Experience Announces Tour of AS YOU LIKE IT and Artistic Associates
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Shared Experience today announced its first national tour since Polly Teale's final production of Mermaid in 2015. A major new production of As You Like It directed by Kate Saxon, which opens tonight (11 July) at Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, embarks on a five-date tour to Richmond, Oxford, Worthing, Portsmouth and Letchworth in November 2017.  (more...)

Jordan Murphy Presents A Night On The Barge
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Do you LOVE new musical theatre? Do you want to support new writing? Well, this is for you! (more...)

SHOWTIME to Air Television Premiere of BABY DRIVER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

SHOWTIME has acquired the television rights to the critically acclaimed film BABY DRIVER. The film recently opened to both rave reviews and successful box office in both the U.S. and abroad. Showtime Networks' subscribers will be able to watch the film during its premium television window in 2018 across all platforms including on SHOWTIME ON DEMAND, SHOWTIME ANYTIME and the SHOWTIME stand-alone streaming service, and as an add-on through select television providers. BABY DRIVER will debut across all SHOWTIME platforms, joining the network's diverse slate of films including Bridge of Spies, Snowden, Hell or High Water, Bad Moms, Patriots Day, The Edge of Seventeen, The Light Between Oceans and The Girl on the Train. (more...)

Proscenium Live Free Festival of New Work Arrives from Portland Shakes & Proscenium Journal
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Portland Shakespeare Project and Proscenium Journal, in association with Artists Repertory Theatre, present the third annual Proscenium Live Festival of New Work. All performances are free and begin at 7:30pm on Artists Rep's Alder Stage. (more...)

CNBC Announces Fall Lineup Featuring New & Returning Series & Expanded Development Slate
by TV News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

CNBC Primetime continues to attract a younger and more affluent audience with a stable of shows that embrace business and the entrepreneurial spirit. CNBC had its most-watched July ever among Adults 18-49 and 18-34 in primetime (more...)

National Theatre Wales Confirms Professional and Community Cast for WE'RE STILL HERE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

A combination of professional actors - including a local steelworker - and a community cast from Port Talbot will be performing in National Theatre Wales & Common Wealth's We're Still Here. This new production tackles one of the biggest symbols of Wales' industrial past and present; the Port Talbot steelworks. (more...)

Starz Developing New 'Black Samaurai' Series Starring Common
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Starz announced today it is developing the action-drama series under the Working Title 'Black Samurai' with Jerry Bruckheimer Television starring Academy Award(R) winner Common (John Wick 2, Suicide Squad, Selma), who will also executive produce under his Freedom Road Productions banner. Wu-Tang Clan's RZA (Kill Bill 1 & 2, American Gangster, 'Gang Related') and Mitchell Diggs will also executive produce for Wu Films. (more...)

Serenity Media Group CEO Christie Hsiao Announces New Project Based on 'Ice Cream in the Cupboard'
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Serenity Media Group C.E.O. and Executive Producer, Christie Hsiao is pleased to announce the company's new project based on Pat Moffett's critically acclaimed book “Ice Cream in the Cupboard.” (more...)

Netflix Reveals First Look at Exciting New Anime Programming Slate
by TV News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Yesterday in Tokyo, Netflix announced a slate of exciting new anime programming and some new video in support of upcoming anime programming, including the following (more...)

HALF A SIXPENCE Original Demo Recordings to Debut on CD This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Stage Door Records are pleased to announce the previously unreleased studio demo recordings of David Heneker's musical HALF A SIXPENCE will be released on September 29th, 2017. (more...)

Toronto Film Fesitval Rolls Out Amitious Industry Conference Programme
by Movies News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival® continued today to roll out its bold and ambitious 2017 TIFF Industry Conference programme. (more...)

THE QUEEN Director Stephen Frears to Reccive Jaeger-Lecoultre Award at Venice Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

La Biennale di Venezia and Jaeger-LeCoultre are pleased to announce that the great English director Stephen Frears (Philomena, The Queen, Dangerous Liaisons) will receive the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker award at the 74th Venice International Film Festival (more...)

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