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By Guest Author On Thursday, August 1st, 2019
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Actionable Content Marketing – Buzz Word or Best Seller?

It seems as though in every generation a string of advertising buzz words hit the news, some of them authentic and others just catchy phrases used by the likes of Madison Avenue to generate new clientele. In 2015 More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, December 9th, 2018
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‘Something Rotten!’ Coming to Sarasota January 7 and 8

With its heart on its ruffled sleeve and sequins in its soul, the Sarasota premiere of the completely original new musical, Something Rotten!, opens at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Monday, January More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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Fathom Events brings back Shakespeare, beginning with Benedict Cumberbatch’s ‘Hamlet’ set for March 8

Fathom Events, BY Experience and National Theatre Live offer moviegoers a taste of Shakespeare this spring with “Hamlet,” “Julius Caesar”and “Macbeth,” as part of their NT Live: Shakespeare collection. More...

By Red Diogenes On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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David Harbour discusses ‘Hellboy’ shoot

Following the success of Stranger Things, David Harbour has landed the key role in the Hellboy reboot and opened up about the experience during his interview with Collider. “It was the hardest shoot I’ve More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 26th, 2017
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‘Sensitivity readers’ censoring children’s books deemed racist and offensive

The NY Times touted a new post analyzing the editorial response to free copies of Keira Drake’s book “The Continent,” changed the industry after it was blasted as “racist trash,” “retrograde” More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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Fathom Events sets return of Benedict Cumberbatch in ‘Hamlet’ and ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ for 2018

Fathom Events, BY Experience and National Theatre Live announce the big screen release of Benedict Andrews’ Young Vic Production of “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” and the return of Benedict Cumberbatch in the More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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Yale to ‘decolonize the English department’ and ‘harmful’ focus on Chaucer, Shakespeare

In the age of snowflakes, Yale has answer a call “decolonize the English department,” adding a new course created by the department to combat allegations of racism with plans for a more “diversified” More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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UCLA students producing a gay Shakespeare play, ‘Romeo and Julio’

Graduate students at UCLA have “adapted” the Shakespeare classic “Romeo and Juliet” to tell an “inclusive”  love story between a white man (Romeo) and a Latino man (Julio). Creator Oscar Emmanuel Fabela told More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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Florence Pugh will amaze and disturb audiences in ‘Lady MacBeth’

Just hearing the name MacBeth and most everyone thinks of Shakespeare. Inspired by the plot of murderous woman the famous playwright created in MacBeth, the 1865 novella by Nikolai Leskov, Lady Macbeth of the More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
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Johnny Depp offers ‘lame’ apology for Trump assassination comments

Johnny Depp has apologized for his statement made during his appearance Thursday at the Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, England, where he joked about presidential assassination.  Depp told People magazine today More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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CNN head Jeff Bewkes defends funding of Trump ‘murder play’ promises ‘fair and balanced’ network

While attending a shareholder meeting, National Center for Public Policy Research Vice President David Almasi on Thursday confronted exec Jeff Bewkes about CNN’s financial support for the Public Theater in More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Los Angeles artist Illma Gore paints Trump mural in human blood

Los Angeles based artist Illma Gore continued to make headlines with another anti-Trump illustration and this time it’s in human blood. The artist collective, Indecline, approached Gore to team up on a mural More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, June 24th, 2016
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‘Branagh Theatre Live Romeo and Juliet’ set for theaters on July 7

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company continues to bring outstanding stage productions to cinema screens with a new vision of Shakespeare’s heartbreaking tale of forbidden love. Presented in high-contrast black More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
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Judi Dench, Benedict Cumberbatch, Helen Mirren headline event to honor 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death

To commemorate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, Fathom Events and BBC Worldwide North America present a unique two-hour event featuring a star-studded cast including Helen Mirren, Benedict More...

By Zach Jones On Monday, April 4th, 2016
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Jared Leto talks about reinventing Joker for ‘Suicide Squad’

In the wake of Batman v Superman, fans are already clamoring about the next film in the DC Cinematic Universe, Suicide Squad. More specifically, the role of Jared Leto as Joker and the “The work that’s been More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 12th, 2016
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Anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death honored with BBC’s ‘Bill’ in cinemas

BBC Worldwide North America and Fathom Events commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death with the release of “Bill,” a comedic, fictional tale of how Bill became William Shakespeare. This offbeat More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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Bolshoi Ballet’s ‘Taming of the Shrew’ comes to theaters January 24

Fathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live Present photo/ Elena-Fetisova courtesy of Fathom Events Created exclusively for the Bolshoi Ballet comes a brand new work based on William Shakespeare’s comedy, “The More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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‘Harry Potter’ ‘Die Hard’ star Alan Rickman dead at age 69

Actor Alan Rickman, known for films including Harry Potter, Die Hard and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, has died at the age of 69. The star was suffering from cancer, his family said. He became one of Britain’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, December 5th, 2015
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Kenneth Branagh delivers ‘Winter’s Tale’ as Judi Dench is brilliant

Fathom Events made the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company’s production of “The Winter’s Tale” accessible for audiences all over the globe and none should have been disappointed. Live from London’s Garrick More...

By Zach Jones On Monday, November 30th, 2015
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Chris Hemsworth seeks ‘Guardians’ style humor and with in ‘Thor Ragnarok’

While promoting his new film, In the Heart of the Sea, star Chris Hemsworth spoke about the next Thor film, Thor: Ragnarok “I think [Thor: Ragnarok] needs to be injected with that sort of smart wit and unexpected More...


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