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by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Three-time Tony Award-winner Glenn Close won London's Evening Standard Award for her iconic portrayal of Norma Desmond in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Sunset Boulevard. Close made her West End debut in bravura sold-out limited engagement at the English National Opera (ENO) in April 2016. The award was presented last night, Sunday, November 13, at a ceremony hosted by Sir Elton John and Evening Standard owner Evgeny Lebedev. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre, Hollywood & Vine's classic theater reborn for a new era of performing arts, is proud to present PROXIMA, the new show by globally recognized, Japanese-based visual/dance ensemble enra. Experts in martial arts, ballet, rhythmic gymnastics, acrobatics, contemporary dance, juggling and circus arts, enra defies conventions of space, time, gravity, and physics, through seamless synchronization of digital projection and physical movement. As part of a North American tour, The Montalban brings enra's new PROXIMA show to LA for three nights: Friday, October 21 and Saturday October 22 at 8:00pm and on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 5:00pm. Tickets cost $49.00. The Montalban is located at 1615 Vine Street, Los Angeles, CA 90028. For tickets, call 323-461-6999 or visit http://www.themontalban.com/buy-tickets. To learn more about enra and their new production, please visit http://enra.jp. (more...)

National Portrait Gallery Stages First Exhibition Of Howard Hodgkins And Claude CahunNational Portrait Gallery Stages First Exhibition Of Howard Hodgkins And Claude Cahun
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The National Portrait Gallery is to stage the first exhibition to pair the works of contemporary artist Gillian Wearing with the innovative early-twentieth century photographer Claude Cahun as part of a spring season that also includes the first exhibition devoted to the portraits of the British painter Howard Hodgkin, it was announced today, Thursday 29 September 2016. (more...)

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre to Host Fall 2016 Launch PartyThe Ricardo Montalban Theatre to Host Fall 2016 Launch Party
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre presents its wonderfully diverse fall-winter programming schedule during a private open house and reception today, September 28, 2016 from 6:30 to 8:30pm. (more...)

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre to Host Fall 2016 Launch PartyThe Ricardo Montalban Theatre to Host Fall 2016 Launch Party
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre presents its wonderfully diverse fall-winter programming schedule during a private open house and reception on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 6:30 to 8:30pm. (more...)

8th Annual Bert Smith St. Pete Chillounge Night Presents CIRQUE DU CHILL Tonight 2/208th Annual Bert Smith St. Pete Chillounge Night Presents CIRQUE DU CHILL Tonight 2/20
by Louisa Brady - Feb 20, 2016

Experience again the circus as you never did before: Chillounge Night presents Cirque du Chill - an epic and dynamic circus arts presentation. (more...)

STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON, EMPIRE Among Winners of NAACP Image Awards; Full ListSTRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON, EMPIRE Among Winners of NAACP Image Awards; Full List
by TV News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

The winners of the “47th NAACP Image Awards” were announced tonightduring the live broadcast from Pasadena Civic Auditorium which aired on TV One (9-11 p.m. ET live/PT tape-delayed). The two-hour live special was hosted by Anthony Anderson. (more...)

2015 Unsigned Only Music Competition Announces Winners2015 Unsigned Only Music Competition Announces Winners
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2015

The Unsigned Only Music Competition, geared toward musical artists who are unsigned to a major record label or its affiliates, announced its 2015 winners today. The competition recognizes the best in up-and-coming artists worldwide and acts as a benchmark for excellence in contemporary music. Winners were selected from 7,000 entries from all over the world and represent musical genres in contemporary music. More than $100,000 in cash and prizes is awarded to a total of 26 winners. The winning songs can be heard at http://www.unsignedonly.com/winners. Judges include: Aimee Mann; Dustin Lynch; The Killers; David Crowder; Robert Smith (The Cure); Ray Wylie Hubbard; Aaron Shust; Lucero; Kelly Price; Colt Ford; Frank Foster; Rapsody; Kool And The Gang; Anthony DeCurtis (Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone); Kyle Anderson (Senior Writer, Entertainment weekly); Josh Jackson (Co-Founder and Editor-In-Chief, Paste Magazine); Shirley Halperin (Music Editor, Billboard and Hollywood Reporter); Hardeep Phull (Music Critic, New York Post), and many more. The 2015 Grand Prize goes to Australian (California-born) Jared Porter and New Zealander Kaylee Bell for their acclaimed duet and co-written song, "Pieces." In addition to winning $10,000 in cash and $20,000 in merchandise and services, Porter and Bell also receive the opportunity to be mentored by the top echelon of record company professionals, including Presidents and top-level executives from Atlantic, Warner Bros., Sony Music Nashville, RCA, Capitol, Big Machine, Roc Nation, Vanguard, Sugar Hill, and American Recordings (more...)

2015 Unsigned Only Music Competition Announces Winners2015 Unsigned Only Music Competition Announces Winners
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

The Unsigned Only Music Competition, geared toward musical artists who are unsigned to a major record label or its affiliates, announced its 2015 winners today. (more...)

SELMA, HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER, BLACK-ISH and More Top 46TH NAACP IMAGE AWARDS; All the Winners!SELMA, HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER, BLACK-ISH and More Top 46TH NAACP IMAGE AWARDS; All the Winners!
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2015

The winners of the '46th NAACP Image Awards' were announced last night during the live broadcast from Pasadena Civic Auditorium which aired on TV One (9-11 p.m. ET live/PT tape-delayed). The two-hour live special was hosted by Anthony Anderson. There was a one-hour live pre-show from the red carpet hosted by Kevin Frazier and Shaun Robinson. Scroll down for the full list of winners! (more...)

Bridgeway's Keith Okano Awarded PEP's Houston 2014 Volunteer of the YearBridgeway's Keith Okano Awarded PEP's Houston 2014 Volunteer of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

HOUSTON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Bridgeway Software, the most recommended provider of legal services management solutions, today announced that president Keith Okano was named Houston 2014 Volunteer of the Year by the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP). Established in 2004, PEP is a Houston-based nonprofit organization that operates as a public-private partnership with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. PEP has pioneered innovative programs that connect the nation's top executives, entrepreneurs, and MBA students with convicted felons. (more...)

Theatre by the Blind's SIT Begins TonightTheatre by the Blind's SIT Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Sit - Inspired by the true story of Theatre by the Blind actress Sheila Walker who also stars, this original play follows Tamara, a young blind girl, as she journeys through a world she cannot see, but choses bravely to explore. (more...)

Theatre by the Blind to Present SIT, 2/20-3/2Theatre by the Blind to Present SIT, 2/20-3/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

Sit - Inspired by the true story of Theatre by the Blind actress Sheila Walker who also stars, this original play follows Tamara, a young blind girl, as she journeys through a world she cannot see, but choses bravely to explore. (more...)

HAIRSPRAY, Maria Rita and More Set for Scottsdale Center, Jan 2014HAIRSPRAY, Maria Rita and More Set for Scottsdale Center, Jan 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2014

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts has announced its January 2014 lineup. Details below! (more...)

Vista Equity Partners Completes Acquisition of Omnitracs; Omnitracs Announces Agreement to Acquire Roadnet Technologies.Vista Equity Partners Completes Acquisition of Omnitracs; Omnitracs Announces Agreement to Acquire Roadnet Technologies.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2013

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Vista Equity Partners, LLC ('Vista) today announced it has completed its acquisition of Omnitracs, Inc., formerly a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated. In conjunction with this announcement, Omnitracs announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Roadnet Technologies, Inc. ('Roadnet'), a leading provider of fleet management software solutions for private fleets. (more...)

Scoop: BROOKLYN NINE-NINE on FOX - Today, November 19, 2013Scoop: BROOKLYN NINE-NINE on FOX - Today, November 19, 2013
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

Get all the scoop on BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, airing on FOX today, November 19, 2013! (more...)

Scoop: BROOKLYN NINE-NINE on FOX - Today, November 19, 2013Scoop: BROOKLYN NINE-NINE on FOX - Today, November 19, 2013
by TV Scoop - Nov 18, 2013

Get all the scoop on BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, airing on FOX tonight, November 19, 2013! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Forrest McClendon, Colman Domingo and More in Young Vic's SCOTTSBORO BOYSPhoto Flash: First Look at Forrest McClendon, Colman Domingo and More in Young Vic's SCOTTSBORO BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

The Young Vic and Catherine Schreiber present the UK premiere of The Scottsboro Boys, directed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman. The production stars original Broadway cast members Colman Domingo, who reprises his Tony Award nominated role of Mr. Bones, and Forrest McClendon, who plays Mr. Tambo. Also in the Young Vic cast fresh from Broadway are Christian Dante-White (Charles Weems) and Clinton Roane (Roy Wright). BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the cast below! (more...)

HAIRSPRAY, Maria Rita and More Set for Scottsdale Center, Jan 2014HAIRSPRAY, Maria Rita and More Set for Scottsdale Center, Jan 2014
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts has announced its January 2014 lineup. Details below! (more...)

Art Institute of Chicago Announces Appointment of Susanne Ghez as Adjunct CuratorArt Institute of Chicago Announces Appointment of Susanne Ghez as Adjunct Curator
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

The Art Institute of Chicago has announced the appointment of Susanne Ghez, former executive director and chief curator of the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, as Adjunct Curator in the Department of Contemporary Art, effective immediately. In this capacity, Ghez will bring her seasoned expertise in contemporary art to all aspects of the museum's engagement with the field, including exhibitions, acquisitions, and collections. She will represent the museum in Chicago, around the country, and abroad, traveling widely to visit contemporary artists and institutions, and engaging on behalf of the Art Institute in global contemporary programming. (more...)

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