BWW Review: Real Life Provides The Intriguing Script For Tina Satter's Tense Drama IS THIS A ROOM

On June 3rd, 2017, 25-year-old United States Air Force Intelligence Specialist Veteran Reality Winner was arrested due to evidence that she had leaked to online news source The Intercept a classified government report suggesting that Russian hackers had accessed a voting software supplier, enabling them to interfere in the 2016 United States presidential election. [Author: Michael Dale]
Tags: Theatre, United States, Michael Dale, Tina Satter, United States Air Force Intelligence


Actor John Lithgow, author of the new book 'Dumpty The Age of Trump in Verse,' thinks the President doesn't have the timing or wit to tell a joke. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Stephen Colbert, Theatre, John Lithgow, Trump, Stage Tube, John Lithgow Talks Trump

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Master of Arts in Visual Arts Administration at NYU Steinhardt

Bring your love of the arts to leadership positions with arts institutions through NYU Steinhardt’s MA in Visual Arts Administration. Prepare for a dynamic career in the commercial or non-profit art sectors. Our master’s degree was the first in the United States to focus on visual arts management careers in both traditional and alternative contexts. The curriculum prepares you for leadership roles in a broad range of arts organizations. We consider the cultural and economic impact of the v...
Tags: Art, Education, Berlin, New York City, United States, Nyu, London Paris, NYU Steinhardt, Steinhardt, Internships Engage, MoMA Sotheby

VIDEO: Watch Julie Andrews Read Stephen Colbert a Bedtime Story

Stephen Colbert is thrilled to present this spoonful of sugar from the one and only Julie Andrews. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Stephen Colbert, Theatre, Julie Andrews, Stage Tube, Julie Andrews Read Stephen Colbert

Bringing Game Tokens And Spinners To Life

How Nick Ackroyd Uses Laser Cutting To Add The Finishing Touches To Board Games ICYMI: Board games are trendy again. They’re nostalgic, social and offer a break from oh-so-prevalent screens. While buying Boardwalk and Park Place remains a fun way to spend an evening, board games have evolved with “Settlers Of Catan” leading the way. For gamers wanting to get in on the action, albeit with a different experience than can be found off-the-shelf at the local Target, The post Bringing Game Tokens An...
Tags: Design, Boardwalk, Park Place, Product & Design Ideas, Maker Success Stories, Nick Ackroyd

VIDEO: Jimmy Fallon Was Offered a Cameo in ALMOST FAMOUS on Broadway

Jimmy Fallon teases Billy Crudup about a restaurant's terrible caricature of him and being offered a cameo in the Almost Famous Broadway musical over the Golden God himself. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Jimmy Fallon, Theatre, Broadway, Stage Tube, Billy Crudup

ONLY HUMAN, Starring Gary Busey, Announces Final Off-Broadway Performance

The Off-Broadway musicalOnly Humanwill play its final performance on Monday, October 28. At time of closing, the musical will have played eight performances and 13 previews. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Gary Busey, BWW News Desk

UK Musicians Union Says Harassment, Sexism Is Rampant In The Industry

In a survey conducted by the union – which represents more than 31,000 musicians, 90% of whom are freelancers – 48% of respondents said they had experienced workplace harassment. More than four in five (85%) did not report it. – The Guardian
Tags: Art, Music, UK, 10.23.19

This speaker’s form is inspired by the shape of a waveform

Verging on the design of SoundCloud’s logo, the YBE Speaker takes on an organic avatar, with cues from the shape of a bone, to the pulsating movement of equalizer visualizations when music passes through them. The pastel-blue YBE speaker was designed to sit comfortably on any table, facing at an angle that throws music forwards and upwards (perfect for a mantelpiece or a coffee-table), while also being ergonomically perfect for holding in your hand too.YBE’s speaker layout makes it a sound-pumpe...
Tags: Music, Design, Audio, Speakers, Bluetooth Speaker, Product Design, YBE, Hari Kara

Sarah Brightman HYMN: IN CONCERT FILM Will Be Released Nov. 15

The world's most successful and best selling soprano Sarah Brightman will unveil her much anticipated HYMN In Concert film, released on DVDCD, Blu-rayCD and Digital Formats and digital on November 15th 2019. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Sarah Brightman, TV News Desk, Digital Formats

Whoopi Goldberg Returns to the Role of Deloris Van Cartier in SISTER ACT London Revival

Whoopi Goldbergwill reprise her starring role as Deloris Van Cartier for the first time on stage withJennifer Saundersas Mother Superior in a newly adapted production of the smash hit musicalSISTER ACTatLondon's Eventim Apollofrom29 July to 30 August 2020. Tickets on sale now. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Whoopi Goldberg, BWW News Desk, Deloris Van Cartier, Whoopi Goldbergwill

Whoopi Goldberg and Jennifer Saunders Join SISTER ACT London Revival

Whoopi Goldberg, and British comedy legend, Jennifer Saunders have joined the cast of a new London revival of the hit musical, Sister Act [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: London, Theatre, Whoopi Goldberg, Jennifer Saunders, BWW News Desk

Tony Winner Leslie Odom, Jr. Has Announced Upcoming Tour Dates

Grammy and Tony Award-winning vocalist, songwriter, author and actor Leslie Odom, Jr. will be hitting the road as his heavily anticipated new album, titled Mr., drops November 8th. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Tony, Leslie Odom Jr, BWW News Desk, Tony Winner Leslie Odom

Ramin Karimloo, Samantha Barks & More Will Lead CHESS in Japan

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Ramin Karimloo Anastasia, Les Miserables, Samantha Barks Pretty Woman, Luke Walsh, and Takanori Sato will lead a production of Chess at Osaka's Umeda Arts Theater. Directed by Nick Winston, the production will run on January 27, 2020.Click here for tickets. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Japan, Theatre, Osaka, BroadwayWorld, Luke Walsh, BWW News Desk, Nick Winston, Ramin Karimloo Samantha Barks, Takanori Sato

US Publisher Cancels Naomi Wolf Book After Accuracy Issues

In June, days before the book was expected to go on sale in the United States, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt postponed the publication and recalled copies from retailers, an unusual and costly move. The publisher said at the time that “new questions have arisen that require more time to explore.” Now, it has pulled the book altogether. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, US, Words, Naomi Wolf, United States Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 10.23.19

Leonardo da Vinci, Maestro of Change, Shines at the Louvre

The marvelous survey of 160 works, including paintings, drawings and notebooks, shows the great artist’s hand and mind in constant action.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Louvre, Da Vinci, Leonardo, Louvre Museum, Paris (France, Leonardo da Vinci Maestro

VIDEO: On This Day, October 23 - PIPPIN Brings its Magic To Broadway

On this day in 1972, Pippin opened on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Stage Tube

2017 Tax Law Cost Artists Because They Lost Expense Deductions. Now They Want It Changed

In the past, many actors would list these expenses as miscellaneous itemized deductions on their taxes. But the 2017 tax reform law eliminated that provision, affecting thousands of performing artists who had used those deductions for work-related expenses. Now unions representing Hollywood performers are pushing Congress to fix the problem. – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, Hollywood, Congress, Issues, 10.23.19

Netflix Reveals What Its Audience Is Watching. Here’s What We Learned

Although we’re still starved of the bottom end of the list and, disappointingly yet tellingly, any box-office data for its theatrical releases, we can start to see what is and isn’t working for the platform. – Irish Times
Tags: Art, Media, Netflix, Audience, 10.23.19

Bent Wire Street Art

Creative artworks made of bent wire hang from street poles and traffic lights. Eye-catching street art by talented wire bending artist Spenser Little. Also check out: Tire Street Art
Tags: Design, Inspiration

Ivy Ross and the Google Design Studio’s “Comma” at Tokyo DESIGNART

From pastel objects to the brand's soft devices, this debut exhibition mixes technology and art On now until 27 October, Comma, the first-ever exhibition by Ivy Ross and Google Hardware’s Design Studio at 21_21 Design Sight, highlights the design influences of the brand’s newest products, and shines alongside other larger events at Tokyo DESIGNART 2019. Curated by Li Edelkoort, this installation places Google products (a …
Tags: Google, Art, Japan, Design, Tech, Tokyo, Galleries, Products, Li Edelkoort, Ivy Ross, Tokyo DesignArt, 21 21 Design Sight, Google Hardware Design Studio, INAMATT, Tokyo DesignArt 2019, Google Design Studio

How The Language Of Emojis Evolves

Emoji sink or swim on less democratic tides. They aren’t quite words, of course, though they’re certainly word-adjacent. (Three out of four Americans regularly deploy emoji in text messages, and at least six billion emoji are sent across the major social media platforms each day.) – The New Republic
Tags: Art, Media, 10.22.19

Dressers Career Spotlight: Lauren Gallitelli Talks Dressing Santino Fontana In TOOTSIE

We're spotlighting different off-stage careers on Broadway to answer some common questions people might have about perusing a career off the stage This week we're chatting withLauren Gallitelli, who is Santino Fontana's dresser at TOOTSIE on BroadwayGallitelli has worked on Broadway atshows such as Cinderella, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Sister Act, and more [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Santino Fontana, BWW News Desk, Lauren Gallitelli, BroadwayGallitelli, Cinderella Nice Work

Dawoud Bey Joins Sean Kelly

Artist Dawoud Bey has joined Sean Kelly in New York.  “I have admired Dawoud’s work for many years and we have been friends for a long time,” Kelly says. “We very much look forward to welcoming him to the gallery and representing his inspiring and important body of work.” Read more at Art News    
Tags: Art, New York, News, Art News, Minipost, Sean Kelly, Kelly, Dawoud, Dawoud Bey

Porsche Lends Star Wars Some Design Help For A New Sporty Spacecraft

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Tags: Star Wars, Design, News, Porsche, Autos, Lucasfilm, Taycan

Dallas Theater Center Adjusts Understudies Policy Following Cancellation & Twitter Drama

It was just two hours to curtain of Dallas TheaterCenter's production of IN THE HEIGHTS when production finds out an actor is injured and the production will be unable to perform that evening as they need to see a doctor. The actor who was injured has not been named by the company. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Dallas, BWW News Desk, Twitter Drama

Video Roundup: Celebrate World Ballet Day With Some Memorable Ballet Musical Moments

It's time to dance because today is World Ballet DayTo celebrate everything being beautiful at the ballet, we're looking back at some of the stage and screen's most iconic musicals featuring ballet Check out these videos to see clips from classics like West Side Story and On the Town to more recent additions like Billy Elliot and Movin' Out [Author: Linnae Medeiros]
Tags: Theatre, Town, Billy Elliot, West Side Story, Linnae Medeiros

Work Attributed as “Close to Raphael” Sells at €1.27m in Vienna

A painting of the Madonna and child attributed as “close to Raphael” has sold for €1.27m in Vienna, Art Newspaper reports, more than three times its estimate.  The sales comes after one historian speculated the work was perhaps by the artist himself. “We think this probably made the work even more interesting,” says Doris Krumpl, a spokeswoman for Dorotheum, where the work […]
Tags: Art, News, Vienna, Madonna, Art News, Minipost, Vienna Art Newspaper, Doris Krumpl

BWW Exclusive: Betty Buckley, Donna McKechnie & More Talk Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon on THE FABULOUS INVALID

From their first auditions to memorable experiences in the rehearsal room and in performance, Mimi Quillin, Jane Lanier, Chet Walker, and John Rubenstein-along with Betty Buckley and Donna McKechnie-pull back the curtain to reveal the Bob and Gwen they knew. This podcast offers a unique look at one of the most famous, successful, and fascinating show-business duos in history. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Bob, Gwen, Bob Fosse, Betty Buckley, Gwen Verdon, Donna McKechnie, BWW News Desk, Betty Buckley Donna McKechnie, Mimi Quillin Jane Lanier Chet Walker, John Rubenstein

The Novel Is Dying? Please, Get Over It!

“I do not agree that the novel is doomed to become a marginal cultural force – but I can see why writers whose first successes came in the pre-digital age may think so. Gone are the days of the great advances and the pages and pages of serious, in-depth analysis the print media once used to offer to the novel and to the book-by-book progression of a novelist’s body of work.” – New Statesman
Tags: Art, Words, 10.18.19

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