Actress Myrtle Gordon is a functioning alcoholic actress who is a few days from the opening night of her latest play, concerning a woman distraught about aging. One night a car kills one of Myrtle's fans who is chasing her limousine in an attempt to get the star's attention. Myrtle internalizes the accident and goes on a spiritual quest, but fails to finds the answers she is after. As opening night inches closer and closer, fragile Myrtle must find a way to make the show go on.
A failed Broadway singer who now works as a production manager must save opening night on his new production by wrangling his eccentric cast and crew.
OPENING is a visual album created by Christopher Willits. It is a 45min film, an album released on Ghostly International, a series of photo prints, and live performances.
The opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic games.
Taking place entirely during the opening night of a high school's production of Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream, OPENING NIGHT chronicles the on stage disasters and off-stage drama of a group of students, their drama teacher and a visiting B-list TV star.
The London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony took place at 9pm on 27 July 2012. Titled 'Isles of Wonder', the Ceremony welcomed the finest athletes from more than 200 nations for the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games, marking an historic third time the capital has hosted the world’s biggest and most important sporting event. The Opening Ceremony reflected the key themes and priorities of the London 2012 Games, based on sport, inspiration, youth and urban transformation. It was a Ceremony 'for everyone' and celebrated contributions the UK has made to the world through innovation and revolution, as well as the creativity and exuberance of British people.
A budding playwright is thrilled to find out that his play will be performed at a prestigious theater, but a series of problems pile up, along with the general feeling that opening night will be disastrous.
Jane tries to get her life back and get over her fears and the social and personal prejudices she has to cope with after being diagnosed with schizophrenia.
Aspiring child actress Nanoka (Nanoka Hara) hopes to follow in her late mother's footsteps and become an actress. She is more talented and pretty than her rivals, but she finds it difficult to land parts. One day, she hears that a play, which her mother performed, will be staged again. She takes part in the audition to play the lead role which her mother also played.
The 2008 Summer Olympics opening ceremony was held at the Beijing National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest. It began at 8:00 pm China Standard Time (UTC+8) on August 8, 2008, as 8 is considered to be a lucky number.The number 8 is associated with prosperity and confidence in Chinese culture. The stadium was full to its 91,000 capacity according to organizers.The final ascent to the torch featured Olympic gymnast Li Ning, who appeared to run through air around the membrane of the stadium. Featuring more than 15,000 performers, the ceremony lasted over four hours and was reported to have cost over US$100 million to produce.The opening ceremony was lauded by spectators and various international presses as spectacular and spellbinding and by many accounts "the greatest ever".
Luck changes for Pablo Mercado (Anthony Ruiz) when he's fired from his job as an assistant grocery store manager and buys a winning lottery ticket on his way out. Now, he's got enough extra cash to start the supermarket he's always dreamed of -- the aptly named El Oso Grande, or "The Big Bear." But to make his dreams come true, he'll have to go to war with his former employer … and his greedy ex-wife (Aida Agotti).
A girl is visited by two men from a space ship. They give her water she needs for her daicon (radish). On her journey to deliver the water, she crosses paths with iconic characters from comic books, live-action films, literature and animation.
A philosophical tragicomedy based on the quarrel of a director and a producer while they are sitting at their own movie premiere.
This recording features the opening concert of the Salzburg Festival in 2010, in which the Festival celebrated its 90th anniversary and the 50th anniversary of the Great Festival Hall. Daniel Barenboim conducts the Vienna Philharmonic and Chorus State Opera Vienna with Dorothea Roeschmann, Franz Josef Selig, and Rene Pape in works by Beethoven, Boulez, and Bruckner.
Norman McLaren attempts to give the opening speech for the first Montreal International Film Festival, but his microphone won't cooperate.
It's the opening night of what has the buzz of being a spectacular new but heavily dramatic play, "Hot Sands". No one will be seated during the first ten minutes after the curtains go up because of the serious and integral nature of the scene. People are scrambling for last minute tickets, all that is left being the poorer seats, that is before the performance eventually sells out minutes before show time. Mrs. Walker Pendleton is waiting in front of the theater for her husband to arrive, he who has their tickets.
And a voice said: "Hope comes in many forms, but for tonight, you're on your own." (16mm blown up to 35mm)
Look within. Then dance it out. A man reflects on formative conflicts from his past with optimism, humor, gratitude... and a musical twist.
The City Treasurer stands in for the mayor, throwing out the first pitch on Opening Day.
Cubby the Bear sneaks into the Roxy Opera House on it's opening night and ends up condicting an epic, animal-enacted version of Faust.