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David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ to Debut in Theaters Next Month

The Emmy-nominated HBO concert film American Utopia will debut in theaters nationwide for a special, one-night-only theatrical event on Sept. 15. Iconic Events Releasing, Participant and River Road, Warner Music and HBO are partnering on the special showing. In the film — which debuted on HBO and HBO Max last fall after touring the fall […]

Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick the Best Films of 2020

A transcendent concert film, a bold #MeToo thriller and stellar dramas from Kelly Reichardt, Chloé Zhao and Eliza Hittman were among highlights of the year, according to THR's chief film critic David Rooney.

David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

Spike Lee captures a performance from the smash Broadway run of this exhilarating hymn to community and connection from the former Talking Heads frontman and his multicultural troupe.

David Byrne Speaks Out After Resurfaced Blackface Video: “I Have Changed Since Then”

David Byrne has issued a statement after a 1984 video of the star impersonating people of color using black and brownface resurfaced across social media.

‘David Byrne’s American Utopia’ Movie to Open Virtual Toronto Festival

HBO's Spike Lee–directed filmed version of David Byrne's 'American Utopia Broadway' stage play is set to open the virtual Toronto Film Festival on Sept. 10, fest organizers said Tuesday.

David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ Sets Return Broadway Engagement

David Byrne's 'American Utopia' — a dazzling, one-of-a-kind theatrical concert that combines songs from his Talking Heads art-rock heyday with selections from across his eclectic solo output, all of it woven into a joyous call to arms to rewire our brains and connect both with our fellow humans and our ailing planet — will return to New York's Hudson Theatre in September.

The Best New York Theater of 2019

The Hollywood Reporter chief theater critic's top 10 includes formally inventive reflections on racial identity, illuminating revivals that found new shadings in familiar works, a peerless solo show and a kickass concert that doubles as a cure-all elixir.

David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’: Theater Review

David Byrne and a company of 11 musicians, singers and dancers are burning down the house in 'American Utopia,' the Broadway residency of the former Talking Heads frontman's knockout theatrical concert.

David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ Sets Broadway and Boston Dates

Following a successful yearlong international tour, David Byrne's 'American Utopia' will make its way to Broadway in this fall. Additionally, it will play dates in Boston.

Ari Emanuel, Scarlett Johansson Scout Frieze New York

The Endeavor-owned art fair's early 2019 L.A. debut was a hot topic among collectors and gallery owners at the event, where John Krasinski and David Byrne also checked out the wares.

‘Joan of Arc: Into the Fire’: Theater Review

After collaborating on the Imelda Marcos disco bio-musical 'Here Lies Love,' David Byrne and director Alex Timbers reteam on 'Joan of Arc: Into the Fire,' a rock portrait of the Maid of Orleans, starring Jo Lampert.

Hot Docs Fest Adds Films About Gun Culture, Climate Change

The Special Presentations sidebar is likely to generate heat with Dawn Porter's 'Trapped' and Stephanie Soechtig's 'Under the Gun,' executive produced by Katie Couric.