Photo Flash: Tim Robbins Stops By OKLAHOMA! On Broadway

Tim Robbins visited Oklahoma, not the state, but the Tony Award winning Broadway revival and stopped backstage after the show at the Circle in the Square Theater. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Oklahoma, Tim Robbins, BWW News Desk, Square Theater

Banksy painting just sold for $12 million

Banksy's massive "Devolved Parliament," a 2009 painting of chimpanzees in Britain’s House of Commons, just sold for $12.1 million at a Sotheby's auction. It was put on the block by a private, unnamed seller. The painting was previously titled "Question Time" but that was before Banksy made subtle changes to it after it was included in an exhibition at the Bristol Museum. From the New York Times: After a dramatic 13 minutes of competition, in which as many as 10 bidders were involved, at le...
Tags: Art, Post, News, Britain, House Of Commons, Artists, Banksy, Damien Hirst, Sotheby, Monkey Business, Art Market, Devolved Parliament, Bristol Museum From the New York Times

Make coffee now, enjoy it later

Everyone enjoys their coffee being made in a very particular and unique-to-them way, so is a coffee lover really able to enjoy an espresso made by a different person? Well, this question stemmed the creation of COSSO, the coffee machine that gifts the user with a capsule of coffee! Prior to leaving the comfort of their homes, COSSO enables the user to prepare the expressos that they will require to get them through the day-ahead! Once prepared, the user can store the capsules in the warm case th...
Tags: Design, Appliances, Product Design, Coffee Machine, John Park, Cosso, Fountain Studio, Coffee Storage Coffee

Classic Stage Company To Honor Anika Noni Rose And Ted Chapin At Annual Gala

Classic Stage Company's 2019 gala will honor Anika Noni Rose, whose singular performance in CSC's recent production of Carmen Jones propelled it to widespread acclaim, and Ted Chapin, visionary President of the Rodgers Hammerstein Organization. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, CSC, Carmen Jones, BWW News Desk, Ted Chapin, Anika Noni Rose, Rodgers Hammerstein Organization

Banksy Painting ‘Devolved Parliament’ Sells for $12 Million

The artistic evolution revolution, with chimps in the role of members of the House of Commons, set an auction high for the artist.
Tags: Art, News, Auctions, House Of Commons, Banksy, Sotheby's, Devolved Parliament (Artwork, Banksy Painting ` Devolved Parliament

Review Roundup: London Premiere Of THE WATSONS Opens At Menier Chocolate Factory

Chichester Festival Theatre and Menier Chocolate Factory today presents the London premire of Olivier Award-winner Laura Wade's The Watsons at the Menier. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: London, Theatre, Laura Wade, Menier Chocolate Factory, Watsons, BWW News Desk

Ontario Slashes Arts Budget, Leaving Publishers Unable To Pay Writers, Illustrators

Provincial cuts to the Ontario Arts Council will leave small magazines struggling to pay writers and illustrators, silencing important minority and marginalized voices, and putting the magazines’ survival in jeopardy, New Democrat MPP Jill Andrew says. – Toronto Star
Tags: Art, Issues, 10.01.19, Ontario Slashes Arts Budget Leaving Publishers, Ontario Arts Council, Jill Andrew

Paint Tuscany October 2019 with Lori McNee

Paint in Tuscany, Italy with Lori McNee! Plein Air Painting Under the Tuscan Sun adventure in beautiful Lucca, Italy in October 2019. (This workshop is SOLD OUT. )   Click here to discover more about my upcoming workshop, “Autumn Landscape Painting in Tuscany with Lori McNee” October 20-27, 2019. Fun classroom time in the Casa Berti art studio before heading outside to paint! Our host, Ben, prepares our lovely lunch. The Casa Berti dining table. We enjoy family style meals with aut...
Tags: Art, Tuscany, Workshops With Lori, Lori Mcnee, Ben, Tuscany Italy, Lucca Italy, Plein Air Painting Under the Tuscan Sun, Casa Berti

Photo Flash: Alice Ripley Stars In SUNSET BOULEVARD At North Shore Music Theatre - Meet The Cast!

Meet the cast of SUNSET BOULEVARD at North Shore Music Theatre, which stars Alice Ripley as the fading Hollywood star, Norma Desmond [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Hollywood, Theatre, Norma Desmond, Alice Ripley, BWW News Desk

AIDS Drama BOYS Adds Neil Patrick Harris, Keeley Hawes, and More

Variety reports that Russell T. Davies' upcoming series 'Boys' has cast its leads Neil Patrick Harris, Keeley Hawes, and Olly Alexander. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Russell T Davies, Olly Alexander, TV News Desk, Neil Patrick Harris Keeley Hawes

David Byrne's AMERICAN UTOPIA Begins Broadway Previews Tomorrow; Rush Policy Announced

David Byrne's American Utopia will begin performances tomorrow at the Hudson Theatre [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, David Byrne, Hudson Theatre, BWW News Desk, American Utopia

HAMILTON Star Jasmine Cephas Jones Cast in BLINDSPOTTING TV Series

Variety reports that 'Blindspotting' will get a TV spinoff, starring Broadway star Jasmine Cephas Jones. She will reprise the role she played in the movie. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, TV News Desk, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Blindspotting, HAMILTON Star Jasmine Cephas Jones

Save Up to $60 on Tickets to See Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins in THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM on Broadway

Two legendary actors come together in one unforgettable story of a shared life and all of its complexities. Two-time Olivier and Tony Award winner Jonathan Pryce 'Game of Thrones', Miss Saigon joins three-time Olivier Award winner Eileen Atkins 'The Crown', Doubt to bring the acclaimed West End sensation by Florian Zeller, and translated by Christopher Hampton MTC's The Father, to Broadway. [Author: BWW Contests]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Saigon, Olivier, Jonathan Pryce, Eileen Atkins, Florian Zeller, Christopher Hampton, BWW Contests

Ponoko Is Hiring a Production Specialist

Ponoko believes in digital making future that will unleash creativity to accelerate human progress. We’re on a mission to empower pro makers to build products for their businesses to build the future & change the world 10x faster and less cost than ever before. We’re doing this by providing the world’s #1 automated cloud-to-robot laser cutting service that enables pro makers to go from idea to design to quote to prototype to product to market at rapid speed and low cost. The post Ponoko Is Hirin...
Tags: Design, Ponoko News, Ponoko

BWW College Guide - Everything You Need to Know About Shenandoah Conservatory in 2019/2020

With college theatre program auditions just around the corner, we're highlighting some of the country's most prestigious theatre programs and chatting with the schools' faculty to give you insight into what to expect from their programs, from audition advice to real world experience and more. Today we're looking at the Shenandoah Conservatory. Check out info on the school and answers about their program [Author: Linnae Medeiros]
Tags: Theatre, Linnae Medeiros, Shenandoah Conservatory Check

AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, October 3rd, 2019

Banksy, Devolved Parliament (2009), final price £9,879,500, via Sotheby’s Taking over from Phillips steady sale last night in London, Sotheby’s launched its own take on the Contemporary Art Market, albeit one with a little more unpredictability. The sale, one of the first since Sotheby’s formally became a privately traded company, saw 5 of works go unsold, […]
Tags: Art, London, Art News, Featured Post, Phillips, Sotheby, Auction Results, AO Auction Results, Banksy Devolved Parliament, Contemporary Art Market

Cool Stuff: Mark Englert’s ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Prints Watch Over NYC

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse blew us away last year. From the fun dimension-hopping story to the stunning comic book-inspired visuals, the movie was outstanding from top to bottom. Now that some time has gone by, pop culture artists are really digging into the movie to deliver their own artwork inspired by Miles Morales and all of his Spider-Friends from other dimensions. This week’s New York Comic-Con has plenty of new Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse offerings, but artist Mark Englert i...
Tags: Art, Movies, Spider-Man, Animation, Sony, Cool Stuff, Mark Englert, Miles, Spider Gwen, Miles Morales, New York Comic Con, Comic Book/Superhero, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Mark Englert Spider Man

Paper Art by Christine Kim

Layered three-dimensional artworks made out of painted and cut out paper. Beautiful and creative paper art by Toronto based artist Christine Kim. Also check out: 3D Paper Animals
Tags: Design, Inspiration, Toronto, Christine Kim

I Used To Be An Avid Reader. But Since The Internet…

“Reading books is something I was once did compulsively, willingly and joyfully. But as I get older and spend more of my life online, reading books has become harder. Studies suggest I’m not alone – research in both Australia and the US suggests reading novels for leisure has declined.” – The Guardian
Tags: Art, Australia, US, Words, 10.02.19

The Scary Apocalyptic Literature Of The Nationalist Far Right

Lone wolves, domestic terrorists, white supremacists, and militiamen on the far-right fringes who have long trafficked in an expansive body of published manifestos and propagandist fiction. Theirs is a kind of sick pop culture, constantly updated and running parallel to the mainstream, that fully accounts for apocalyptic race wars and nationalist-driven coups d’etat. Those steeped in this body of literature are primed to expect the moment where their rhetorical “shit” hits the real-life “...
Tags: Art, Ideas, 10.01.19

Behind Canopy by Hilton’s Death & Co-Trained Bars

The consulting arm of the beloved cocktail company collaborates on the hotel brand's alcohol offerings Hilton certainly doesn’t classify as an independent hotel brand with the ability to experiment endlessly or simply follow the lead of a few ambitious food and beverage minds. They draw wide swathes of travelers across budgets, tastes and intentions for a number of reasons—though drinking and dining aren’t often their …
Tags: Travel, Design, Hotels, Alcohol, Bars, Hilton, Food And Drink, Cocktails, Food + Drink, Bartenders, Death and Co, Proprietors LLC, Hotel Bars, Canopy by Hilton

Music Director, Editorial Manager, House Manager, More in this Week's BroadwayWorld Classifieds, 10/3

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 1032019 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BroadwayWorld, BWW News Desk, BroadwayWorld Classifieds

Photo Flash: Broadway-Bound ALMOST FAMOUS Celebrates Opening Night at the Old Globe

The Old Globe's world premiere musical Almost Famous, with book and lyrics by Academy Award winner and San Diego native Cameron Crowe films Jerry Maguire, Say Anything..., Fast Times at Ridgemont High, opened just last week onSeptember 27. BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the big night below [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, San Diego, Cameron Crowe, Old Globe, BWW News Desk, Ridgemont High

3 Tips For Handling Negative Feedback

As a presenter, there is one thing you are certain to experience: feedback at times negative feedback. Learning to handle this feedback is vital to a sustainable career in the presentation space. While positive feedback can leave a presenter feeling confident and passionate negative feedback can be debilitating if not handled correctly. That is why we have put together 3 tips for handling negative presentation feedback. Avoid defensiveness. Often when a presenter is met with negative feedback ...
Tags: Design, Negativity, Deliver, Public, Feedback, Public Speaking, Presentation, Develop, Speaking, Presentation Hacks, Negative, Negative Feedback

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Paper Mill's CHASING RAINBOWS

Don your ruby slippers and grab Toto as you take a peek inside Paper Mill Playhouse's New Jersey premiere of Chasing Rainbows The Road to Oz, featuring a book by Marc Acito, musical adaptation additional music by David Libby and conceived by and additional lyrics by Tina Marie Casamento. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, New Jersey, Don, BWW News Desk, Marc Acito, David Libby, Tina Marie Casamento

VIDEO: See Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ruth Wilson, and More in the New Trailer for HIS DARK MATERIALS

HBO and BBC present His Dark Materials, a new original series based on the global bestsellers, starring Dafne Keen, James McAvoy, Ruth Wilson and Lin-Manuel Miranda. His Dark Materials premieresMonday, November 4 on HBO. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Hbo, Theatre, Bbc, Lin Manuel Miranda, Stage Tube, Dafne Keen James McAvoy Ruth Wilson, Lin Manuel Miranda Ruth Wilson

Anna Sui, Fashion’s Favorite Daughter, Gets Her Day in the Sun

With a museum retrospective that looks back at her four decades in fashion, the designer recalls the early influences in her storied career.
Tags: Art, News, Anna, Sui, Fashion and apparel, Anna Sui, Museum of Arts and Design

Neil Patrick Harris to Star in Channel 4 Drama BOYS from Russell T Davies

Neil Patrick Harris, Keeley Hawes, Stephen Fry, Tracy Ann Oberman, Shaun Dooley, Omari Douglas, Callum Scott Howells and Lydia West also star in the 5-part series charting the joy and heartbreak of four friends during a decade in which everything changed [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Neil Patrick Harris, Russell T Davies, TV News Desk, Star in Channel 4 Drama BOYS, Lydia West

A wall light that’s out of this world!

A child’s imagination is a powerful thing, so why not encourage this by surrounding them with sources of inspiration? The Mystic lamp carries a witty and characterful form that looks right at home within the playful surroundings of a child’s playroom. The quirky UFO gives the child an entirely new world to explore, where their imagination leads to limitless creating! The lighting emits as an eerie beam that gently illuminates the room! Operation is a simple as flicking a switch; a button located...
Tags: Design, Lighting, Product Design, Wall Light, Jonggun Kim, Mystic Lighting

Why Public Libraries Across America Are Eliminating Book Fines

The decision to remove fines is a growing nationwide movement. Already, dozens of U.S. libraries have fully or partially eliminated overdue fines (usually for teens and children), according to a “fine-free” map from the Urban Libraries Council (ULC). – CityLab
Tags: Art, Words, 10.02.19, Public Libraries Across America

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