An Open Letter Signed by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Viola Davis and Hundreds More Slams Racism in the Theater Industry

Viola Davis, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sandra Oh and some 300 other creators of color in the theater world published an incendiary open letter on Monday evening addressed to “White American Theater,” calling out systemic racism and demanding change. “We have watched … Read more…

An Open Letter Signed by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Viola Davis and Hundreds More Slams Racism in the Theater Industry

Viola Davis, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sandra Oh and some 300 other creators of color in the theater world published an incendiary open letter on Monday evening addressed to “White American Theater,” calling out systemic racism and demanding change. “We have watched … Read more…

Theater Owners Boss “Hopeful” That $2 Trillion Stimulus Package Will Have Bipartisan Compromise Soon

Despite Senate Democrats blocking the near $ 2 trillion stimulus package intended to rescue the U.S. economy during the coronavirus crisis, the National Association of Theatre Owners chief John Fithian is “hopeful” that a bipartisan compromise will be reached in … Read more…

Coronavirus Theater Closures In U.S./Canada Hit 3K As Alamo Drafthouse & Others Go Dark: “This News…Is Devastating”

The number of movie theaters closing today in U.S. and Canada went from around 200 this morning to well past 3K locations tonight according to sources. Alamo Drafthouse has just shuttered all their corporate-owned sites and all but one-franchise owned … Read more…

Virtual reality start-ups offer a VR experience that’s part movie theater, part theme park

Dreamscape Immersive — backed by Hollywood's biggest players including IMAX, AMC, Fox and Warner Bros. — is opening up its first permanent location this weekend in one of Los Angeles' biggest malls, Media BEST DEAL UPDATE: Watch COPA anywhere with … Read more…

THEATER REVIEW: In ‘The Ferryman,’ actors, real animals and a Iive human baby fight their epic destiny

Jez Butterworth’s “The Ferryman,” which opened Sunday night at Broadway’s Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, packs more juicy and prophetic Anglo-Irish storytelling into a fantastic single night than any cable drama upon which you might ever hope to binge. For your … Read more…

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh-In On GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY at the Public Theater

The Public Theaterpresents theNorth American premiere ofGirl from the North Country. Written and directed by Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nomineeConor McPhersonwith music and lyrics by music iconBob Dylan,Girl from the North Countryweaves the music of our greatest poet-singer-songwriter … Read more…