Amy Brenneman and Sabrina Peck’s ‘Imperfect Offerings’

April29

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In this follow up to “Mouth Wide Open,” Amy Brenneman and Sabrina Peck will explore the agony, ecstasy, and crazy heart-opening of being at the fulcrum—the middle—of one’s one life.  The material will be drawn from Amy’s writing — a viral blog that is now being adapted into a book.  Her writing does not hold back.  She tells honest stories of her elderly parents, her pubescent, special needs daughter, her political activism, and her own aging body.  The stories are poignant, insightful, and balls-out funny, as she weaves her particular point of view of what it is to be fully alive.

At the Yard this story will be told using journal entries, written scenes, and live music.  Although Amy will be the only live performer on stage, the evening will be populated with many recorded voices and filmed images.  Part Louis CK, part Spaulding Gray, and part Mark Morris, the evening will be utterly unique, honest, and accessible.
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Performances:
Thursday, July 14 at 8PM
Saturday, July 16 at 6:30PM

Tickets:
$25 General Admission
$15 Seniors, Students and Active Military
$5 Children under 12
Membership and Behind The Counter discounts apply

Performance Location: The Yard‘s Patricia N. Nanon Theater
Run time: TBA

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‘The Leftovers’ Is Moving to Australia in Season 3 (Exclusive)

April27

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‘The Leftovers’ is moving locations again — and this time, it’s headed out of America.

Sources say the third and final season of the HBO drama will take place in Australia, both on and off screen, due to an upcoming storyline in the show. Production will pick up where it left off last season in Austin, Texas, before going down under.

The series from Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta, which has established itself as a critical hit, started out in a small New York suburb (the fictional Mapleton, shot in Westchester County) before relocating in season two to a “miracle” town in Texas (Jarden, shot in Austin), also for creative reasons.

Based on the novel of the same name by Perrotta, the weighty drama explores what happens in a world where two percent of the population has mysteriously disappeared. The series hails from Warner Bros. Television, where Lindelof has an overall deal through 2018.

A premiere date for the third season has yet to be announced.

www.HollywoodReporter.com

75th Annual Peabody Award Winners

April22

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Congratulations to “The Leftovers!”

Peabody Awards 75th Annual Entertainment & Children’s Programming Winners from Peabody Awards on Vimeo.

The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors today announced the Entertainment and Children’s programs that are among this year’s Peabody 30 winners. The 11 honorees, revealed live on NBC’s Today show this morning, range from the reality-show spoof UnREAL to the classical British drama Wolf Hall, from the German spy thriller Deutschland 83 to the family comedy black-ish. The Peabody Awards are based at the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.

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HBO Entertainment and Warner Bros Television in association with Damon Lindelof Productions and Film 44

After an inexplicable global cataclysm – a massive random harvest – thins Earth’s population by 140 million, the survivors in this challenging, deeply philosophical, boldly imagined drama are left to figure out how to get on with life in a world that’s stopped making sense.

“The Leftovers” Among the Peabody Awards Finalists!

April14

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By Daniel HollowayAPRIL 12, 2016 | 09:00AM PT

“The Daily Show With Jon Stewart” and former late-night host David Letterman will be among the honorees at the 75th annual Peabody AwardsVariety has learned exclusively.

In addition, 60 finalists have been set by the awards’ board of jurors. From that field, 30 winners — the Peabody 30 — will be selected. Those winners will be revealed beginning next week and honored at the Peabody Awards ceremony in New York May 21.

Among the finalists are ABC’s “Black-ish” and “Fresh Off the Boat,” FX’s “Fargo,” Amazon’s “Transparent” and “Catastrophe,” HBO’s “The Leftovers” and “Veep,” Showtime’s “Listen to Me Marlon,” Netflix’s “Jessica Jones” and “Master of None,” USA’s “Mr. Robot” and Lifetime’s “UnReal.”

The first group of winners will be announced April 19 on Facebook Live. Subsequent rounds of winners will be revealed April 21 on NBC’s “Today” and April 26 on Facebook Live.

www.Variety.com

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