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Wedding Webcasts Up 250% on Ustream as Tech Savvy Couples Share Their Big Day Online
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2013

Food trucks, mint green bridesmaid dresses and lace-trimmed invitations are just a few of the style trends predicted to gain popularity with fashion-conscious brides and grooms in 2013. Meanwhile, a wedding trend that continues to gain momentum is the use of live video streaming to broadcast couples' nuptial events via the Internet to distant friends and relatives. As such, increasingly, more wedding planners and videographers are incorporating these webcasts into their offerings. Ustream, the leading technology platform for live social video streaming, recently culled through their data and found that nearly twenty-thousand weddings have been streamed on Ustream in the last year alone, up more than 250% from the previous twelve months. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 6/23/2013
by BWW - Jun 23, 2013

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Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 6/16/2013
by BWW - Jun 16, 2013

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Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 6/16/2013
by BWW - Jun 16, 2013

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STAGE TUBE: Angela Bassett, Paula Abdul and More React to CTG's SCOTTSBORO BOYS
by Stage Tube - Jun 14, 2013

In the video below, Angela Bassett, Paula Abdul, Dawnn Lewis, and more discuss the importance of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, a bold and thrilling new musical. Click below to watch their reactions to CTG's production, which runs now through June 30, 2013. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS in LA!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 13, 2013

'The Scottsboro Boys' with music and lyrics by Kander & Ebb (writers of 'Chicago,' 'Cabaret,' 'Zorba' and more) and book by David Thompson, directed by five-time Tony winner Susan Stroman, celebreated its opening night at the Ahmanson Theatre on May 29th. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the production below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 6/09/2013
by BWW - Jun 09, 2013

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Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 6/09/2013
by BWW - Jun 09, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/09/2013 for Detroit (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 6/02/2013
by BWW - Jun 02, 2013

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Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 6/02/2013
by BWW - Jun 02, 2013

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BWW Reviews: Kander and Ebb's Last Work THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Cuts Like a Knife at the Ahmanson
by Don Grigware - May 31, 2013

Leave it to Kander and Ebb to create The Scottsboro Boys, a monstrously humane musical in the guise of a minstrel show. After all, it's what they are most famous for: taking headline news - the darker, the better - and turning it upside down inside out it with an unexpectedly entertaining structure. (more...)

Review Roundup: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS in LA
by Review Roundups - May 31, 2013

'The Scottsboro Boys' opened on May 29th at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre at the Los Angeles Music Center and runs through June 30, 2013. (more...)

THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND, SOUTH BEACH BABYLON and More Set for FST's 2013 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2013

Florida Studio Theatre presents an exciting new Summer Season - with spirited musical revue The World Goes 'Round, quirky comedy The Underpants and witty new play South Beach Babylon. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Opens at the Ahmanson - Highlights!
by Stage Tube - May 30, 2013

'The Scottsboro Boys' with music and lyrics by Kander & Ebb (writers of 'Chicago,' 'Cabaret,' 'Zorba' and more) and book by David Thompson, directed by five-time Tony winner Susan Stroman, celebrated its opening night at the Ahmanson Theatre last night, May 29th. Click below to check out highlights from the show! (more...)

Photo Flash: Paula Abdul and More Attend THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Opening at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2013

'The Scottsboro Boys' with music and lyrics by Kander & Ebb (writers of 'Chicago,' 'Cabaret,' 'Zorba' and more) and book by David Thompson, directed by five-time Tony winner Susan Stroman, celebreated its opening night at the Ahmanson Theatre last night, May 29th. BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below, featuring celebrity guests Paula Abdul, Angela Bassett, Brely Evans, Zoela Gaye, Jason George, Kearran Giovanni, Sam Harris, Regina King, Kenny Lattimore, Dawnn Lewis, Councilwoman Jan Perry, Clifton Powell, Barry Shabaka Henley, Calvin Sykes, U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Terri White, Kym Whitley and more! (more...)

The REP Announces 2013-14 Season: ALL MY SONS, VERA STARK, & More!
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

The REP, Point Park University's professional theatre company, will produce four works, including a world premiere and a Pittsburgh premiere, in the 2013-2014 season. The season begins Sept. 6 and runs through April 6, 2014, at the Pittsburgh Playhouse. (more...)

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Opens Tonight at the Ahmanson Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

'The Scottsboro Boys', featuring Music and Lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb and Book by David Thompson, will be directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman at CTG's Ahmanson Theatre. The show opens tonight, May 29. It will conclude its run on June 30, 2013. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 5/26/2013
by BWW - May 26, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/26/2013 for Detroit (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/26/2013
by BWW - May 26, 2013

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THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Opens 5/29 in LA
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2013

"The Scottsboro Boys" opens Wednesday, May 29 at 8 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. CTG's production of Kander and Ebb's bold and wildly entertaining musical, with book by David Thompson, and direction and choreography by Tony Award-winning Susan Stroman, continues through June 30, 2013. (Previews May 21-28.) (more...)

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