Theatre

Digital Theatre Partners The Old Vic to Enable Online Screening of Samuel Beckett Double Bill for Audience Affected by Cancelled Performances

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 11:47am

LONDON, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Theatre is proud to support The Old Vic in these unprecedented times by facilitating screenings of Endgame in a double bill with Rough for Theatre II for ticket holders of cancelled performances.

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  • LONDON, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Theatre is proud to support The Old Vic in these unprecedented times by facilitating screenings of Endgame in a double bill with Rough for Theatre II for ticket holders of cancelled performances.
  • Online screenings are scheduled to be available on Wednesday 1,Thursday 9,Friday 17 and Saturday 25 April 2020 to those people.
  • Working with The Old Vic, enabling access to Endgame in a double bill with Rough Theatre II for ticket holders of cancelled performances is just another example of our ongoing support."
  • For further information please contact Clair Porteous, Marketing Director for Digital Theatre, on Clair.Porteous@digitaltheatre.com or +44 (0)775-181-8171

Spotlight On: Lee Diemer Costume Designer

Sunday, March 29, 2020 - 1:00pm

LOS ANGELES, March 29, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --"Any opportunity to add a little character driven detail," says Lee Diemer while describing her signature costume design style, "The best costumes have little details that reveal the personality or lifestyle of a character.

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  • LOS ANGELES, March 29, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --"Any opportunity to add a little character driven detail," says Lee Diemer while describing her signature costume design style, "The best costumes have little details that reveal the personality or lifestyle of a character.
  • For a young designer it has been a dream to work in the costume department on productions such as the Oscar winning film Ford vs Ferrari starring Christian Bale and Matt Damon.
  • While obtaining a degree in Costume Design for Film and Television from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Diemer met her mentor, designer Jacqueline Saint Anne.
  • It seems this advice was good, as Diemer has become the go to designer for several LA area directors.

Laughter Is Healing

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 12:45pm

"Everyone knows laughter is healing, and we need it now, more than ever," says Laugh Factory owner Jamie Masada.

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  • "Everyone knows laughter is healing, and we need it now, more than ever," says Laugh Factory owner Jamie Masada.
  • Laughter is a force that brings us together, even when we are apart, and the Laugh Factory's daily live stream is an incredible way to create the shared experience we all could use right now.
  • This production will be in strict compliance with the guidelines set forth by the CDC and the Governor of California.
  • About the Laugh Factory Since the launch of its flagship club in Hollywood in 1979, the Laugh Factory has established itself as a global comedy brand.

Reading International Provides COVID-19-Related Business Update

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 12:00am

Reading International, Inc. (NASDAQ: RDI), an internationally diversified cinema and real estate company with operations and assets in the United States, Australia and New Zealand, today announced business updates in response to the continued impact of COVID-19, or coronavirus.

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  • Reading International, Inc. (NASDAQ: RDI), an internationally diversified cinema and real estate company with operations and assets in the United States, Australia and New Zealand, today announced business updates in response to the continued impact of COVID-19, or coronavirus.
  • In Readings proud history, we have successfully led our business through various global challenges.
  • The inclusion of a forward-looking statement in this press release should not be regarded as a representation by Reading that its objectives will be achieved.
  • Reading undertakes no obligation to publicly update forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

The National Theatre Announces NATIONAL THEATRE AT HOME: National Theatre Live Productions Streamed For Free Via YouTube

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 7:21pm

Audiences around the world can stream NT Live productions for free via YouTube, and students and teachers have access to the National Theatre Collection at home, in partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing.

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  • Audiences around the world can stream NT Live productions for free via YouTube, and students and teachers have access to the National Theatre Collection at home, in partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • From April 2, 2020 a number of productions previously screened in cinemas globally as a part of National Theatre Live will be made available to watch via the National Theatre's YouTube channel .
  • The first production to be broadcast as part of NATIONAL THEATRE AT HOME will be Richard Bean's One Man Two Guvnors featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from James Corden.
  • Alongside the streamed productions, NATIONAL THEATRE AT HOME will feature accompanying interactive content: Q&As with cast, creative teams and post-stream talks.

National Amusements Announces Amended Credit Agreement

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 1:40pm

National Amusements, Inc. (NAI) and its wholly-owned subsidiary NAI Entertainment Holdings LLC (NAIEH) today announced that it has reached an agreement with its lenders to amend its credit facility.

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  • National Amusements, Inc. (NAI) and its wholly-owned subsidiary NAI Entertainment Holdings LLC (NAIEH) today announced that it has reached an agreement with its lenders to amend its credit facility.
  • National Amusements, Inc., is a world leader in the motion picture exhibition industry operating more than 950 movie screens in the U.S., U.K. and Latin America.
  • National Amusements delivers a superior entertainment experience in theatres around the world under its Showcase, Cinema de Lux, Multiplex, SuperLux and UCI brands.
  • Based in Norwood, Massachusetts, National Amusements is a closely held company operating under the third generation of leadership by the Redstone family.

No Joke: Lawyer to Pay Salaries of Actors at his Former Comedy Theater During Coronavirus Crisis

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 1:47pm

Faneuf, a former improv comedian/actor at Improv Asylum in Boston, who now runs his own law practice, has a very personal connection with the theater and actors he is helping.

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  • Faneuf, a former improv comedian/actor at Improv Asylum in Boston, who now runs his own law practice, has a very personal connection with the theater and actors he is helping.
  • I am grateful for all the amazing performers I have had the chance to work with.
  • "We've had to furlough most of our employees already, and have no idea when we might be able to re-open.
  • He threw away his chance to continue making very little money in a basement theater in Boston to become an "Attorney" in Boston.

AEG, ASM Global and Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group Announce Multi-Year Agreement

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 1:00pm

AEG, the worlds leading sports and live entertainment company, ASM Global, the leading provider of innovative venue services, and Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, the world leader in live entertainment, jointly announced today that the three companies have entered into a strategic multi-year agreement to bring Cirque du Soleil touring shows to AEG and ASM Global venues worldwide.

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  • AEG, the worlds leading sports and live entertainment company, ASM Global, the leading provider of innovative venue services, and Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, the world leader in live entertainment, jointly announced today that the three companies have entered into a strategic multi-year agreement to bring Cirque du Soleil touring shows to AEG and ASM Global venues worldwide.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200311005197/en/
    AEG, the worlds leading sports and live entertainment company, ASM Global, the leading provider of innovative venue services, and Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, the world leader in live entertainment, have entered into a strategic multi-year agreement to bring Cirque du Soleil touring shows to AEG and ASM Global venues worldwide.
  • Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group is truly pleased to announce this partnership that promises extensive touring possibilities across the world and more opportunities for current and future fans alike to experience Cirque du Soleils one-of-a-kind productions, said Daniel Lamarre, President and CEO, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group.
  • Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group is a world leader in live entertainment.

AMAALA Unveils Denniston as Master Planner of the Island

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 12:32pm

AMAALA, the ultra-luxury destination located along Saudi Arabias northwestern coastline, has announced the appointment of leading architectural firm Denniston as the Master Planners for The Island.

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  • AMAALA, the ultra-luxury destination located along Saudi Arabias northwestern coastline, has announced the appointment of leading architectural firm Denniston as the Master Planners for The Island.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200311005396/en/
    Chief Executive Officer of AMAALA, Nicholas Naples, said: AMAALA carves a unique positioning within the global hospitality portfolio, catering to select travellers looking for innovative experiential escapes.
  • Our ambition is to create personalised experiences, catering to the individual needs of each guest.
  • Principal Designer of Denniston, Jean-Michel Gathy, said: The Island development will be an immersive and interactive art-inspired jewel.