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TM Forum Guides Businesses through Digital Transformation with New Thought-Provoking Publications and Online Content
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

“The digital world is making companies rethink everything from their business models to their portfolio, operational processes and systems in a drive to become more agile, more customer focused and more innovative while lowering their costs. They also need to work out how to play in an increasingly complex ecosystem,” said Keith Willetts, chairman, TM Forum. “At the Forum we're focused on helping our rapidly expanding membership with that transformation through sharing best practices, expertise and tools. Our aim is to guide them through the digital transformation process, and as a consequence, we're launching a host of new resources to lead everyone – from the C-suite to the network architect – on their journey.” (more...)

THE NUTTY PROFESSOR 50th Annivesary to Debut on Blu-ray, 6/3
by Movies News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

The Nutty Professor, one of Jerry Lewis' most celebrated comedies, will be released on Blu-ray by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) June 3 in a brand-new 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition. (more...)

Gatorade Announces Andrew Brown as Its 2013-14 Gatorade National Football Player of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Dec 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ In its 29 th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, recently announced Andrew Brown of Oscar Smith High School (Chesapeake, Va.) as its 2013-14 Gatorade National Football Player of the Year. Brown was surprised with the news by former New York Giants running back Tiki Barber during school. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Impressive, Tireless Cast Highlights GA Ensemble's Charming HELLO DOLLY!
by Matthew Allen - Apr 12, 2013

'Hello Dolly...it's so nice to have you back where you belong.' I have to admit, prior to seeing the ebullient production of 'Hello Dolly!' at Georgia Ensemble Theatre, I generally considered the musical, by Jerry Herman (music and lyrics) and Michael Stewart (book), to be a relic of a bygone era, based on a play of an era even more bygone (Thornton Wilder's 1938 comedy 'The Merchant of Yonkers,' reworked as 'The Matchmaker' in 1955). However, after seeing this joyful production, directed by Suzi Award winner Heidi Cline McKerley, I must concede that this heart-warmingly energetic show is in fact back where it belongs, on stage entertaining audiences young and old. (more...)

BWW Interview: Courtenay Collins Discusses GA Ensemble's HELLO DOLLY!, Atlanta Theatre, and Giving Back
by Matthew Allen - Apr 07, 2013

Since it's founding in 1992, Georgia Ensemble Theatre has generally produced a small musical each year, but in its 20th season, G.E.T. is presenting one of the grandest shows in Broadway history, 'Hello Dolly!' Their production is directed by Suzi Award winner Heidi Cline McKerley (Horizon Theatre's 'Avenue Q') and choreographed by her husband Jeff (who also stars as Cornelius), who won two Suzis; Best Actor and Best Choreography for the New American Shakespeare Tavern's 'Cabaret.' Music direction is by Bill Newberry. The show opens April 11th and runs through April 28th. (more...)

Georgia Ensemble Theatre Opens HELLO, DOLLY!, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2013

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, will close its 2012-2013 20th anniversary season-long celebration with the classic Broadway musical, Hello, Dolly! by Jerry Herman and Michael Stewart, directed by Heidi Cline McKerley running April 11-28, 2013, at the Theatre's home, the Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest Street, Roswell, GA. This production is generously sponsored by the Kimberly-Clark Corporation. (more...)

Michael Feinstein Launches Search for 2013 Great American Songbook Youth Ambassador; Deadline 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2012

The Michael Feinstein Great American Songbook Initiative hosts the only high school vocal academy and competition in the U.S. dedicated solely to the music from Broadway, Hollywood musicals and the Tin Pan Alley era of the early to mid-twentieth century. The Great American Songbook Vocal Academy and Competition has proven to be one of the Michael Feinstein Initiative's most exciting education programs. (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre Opens ANYTHING GOES, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2012

ANYTHING GOES will play September 21 - October 7, 2012 at The Earl Smith Strand Theatre (117 N. Park Square, Marietta). (more...)

Alison Brannon Wilhoit Stars in LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL at Atlanta Lyric Theatre, 8/10-26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2012

Atlanta Lyric Theatre's production of Legally Blonde the Musical, starring Alison Brannon Wilhoit, plays The Cobb Civic Center, August 10 -26, 2012. This award-winning Broadway musical sensation is based on the hit movie starring Reese Witherspoon. (more...)

Alison Brannon Wilhoit Stars in LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL at Atlanta Lyric Theatre, 8/10-26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2012

Atlanta Lyric Theatre's production of Legally Blonde the Musical, starring Alison Brannon Wilhoit, plays The Cobb Civic Center, August 10 -26, 2012. This award-winning Broadway musical sensation is based on the hit movie starring Reese Witherspoon. (more...)

Alison Brannon Wilhoit Stars in LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL at Atlanta Lyric Theatre, 8/10-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2012

Atlanta Lyric Theatre's production of Legally Blonde the Musical, starring Alison Brannon Wilhoit, plays The Cobb Civic Center, August 10 -26, 2012. This award-winning Broadway musical sensation is based on the hit movie starring Reese Witherspoon. (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre to Close Season With GYPSY, 6/15-7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2012

Atlanta Lyric Theatre presents Gypsy June 15 through July 1, 2012 at The Earl Smith Strand Theatre (117 N. Park Square, Marietta.) Tickets are available now at 404-377-9948 or www.AtlantaLyricTheatre.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside the Great American Songbook Competition!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2012

Nick Ziobro, a 15-year old singer from Manlius, NY, is the 2012 winner of the Great American Songbook Vocal Academy and Competition, held in Carmel, Indiana. Judges included Michael Feinstein, Jim Caruso, Sylvia McNair, Sandi Patty and La Tanya Hall. (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre Closes Season with GYPSY, Now thru 7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2012

Atlanta Lyric Theatre presents Gypsy tonight, June 15 through July 1, 2012 at The Earl Smith Strand Theatre (117 N. Park Square, Marietta.) Tickets are available now at 404-377-9948 or www.AtlantaLyricTheatre.com. (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre to Close Season With GYPSY, 6/15-7/1
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2012

Atlanta Lyric Theatre presents Gypsy June 15 through July 1, 2012 at The Earl Smith Strand Theatre (117 N. Park Square, Marietta.) Tickets are available now at 404-377-9948 or www.AtlantaLyricTheatre.com. (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre Presents Thoroughly Modern Millie, Closes 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 02, 2011

The winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, 'Thoroughly Modern Millie' was 2002's most awarded new show on Broadway. (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre Presents Thoroughly Modern Millie
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2011

The winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, 'Thoroughly Modern Millie' was 2002's most awarded new show on Broadway. (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre Presents Thoroughly Modern Millie
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2011

The winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, 'Thoroughly Modern Millie' was 2002's most awarded new show on Broadway. (more...)