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Bravo to Premiere Season 7 of REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK, 4/7Bravo to Premiere Season 7 of REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK, 4/7
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

NYC will never be the same when new and former housewives collide as Bravo Media's “The Real Housewives of New York City” premieres on Tuesday, April 7 at 9pm ET/PT. (more...)

NIRBHAYA to Make American Premiere at Culture Project This SpringNIRBHAYA to Make American Premiere at Culture Project This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

The electrifying new docudrama Nirbhaya will make its North American premiere at The Lynn Redgrave Theater this spring. Written and directed by internationally -acclaimed Yael Faber (Mies Julie), in collaboration with an extraordinary cast and creative team from India, Nirbhaya had its world premiere at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August 2013. (more...)

Pick a Box and Make Laugh, Not War with AN AUDIENCE WITH PIETER-DIRK EISH at Theatre On The BayPick a Box and Make Laugh, Not War with AN AUDIENCE WITH PIETER-DIRK EISH at Theatre On The Bay
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

Pieter-Dirk Uys's new look at South Africa and the world around us in 2015, AN AUDIENCE WITH PIETER-DIRK EISH!, is a veritable national assembly of this South African legend's cluster of satirical characters, some which have been firm favourites with Uys's audiences since the 1980s. While it has always been Uys's aim to remind South Africans where they come from, the celebrated satisrist says that it 'is more of a necessity now to celebrate where we are going.' (more...)

Acclaimed Actress, Artist, Author and Philanthropist Jane Seymour to Share Insights and Painting Lessons Onboard Cunard's Queen Mary 2Acclaimed Actress, Artist, Author and Philanthropist Jane Seymour to Share Insights and Painting Lessons Onboard Cunard's Queen Mary 2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

SOUTHAMPTON, England, Feb.4,2015 /PRNewswire/ Cunard is thrilled to welcome multi-talented artist and Emmy and Golden Globe winning actress Jane Seymour aboard Queen Mary 2 for a special Transatlantic Crossing from New York to Southampton on 3 June 2015. (more...)

Cunard and Blue Note Records Announce Musical PartnershipCunard and Blue Note Records Announce Musical Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015

Cunardand venerable jazz labelBlue Note Recordsare proud to announce an exciting entertainment partnership, which will debut on Cunard's flagship,Queen Mary 2, on October 29, 2015. (more...)

ROOTED IN PEACE Now Streaming Through PublicVine's Social Video MarketplaceROOTED IN PEACE Now Streaming Through PublicVine's Social Video Marketplace
by Movies News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

PublicVine Presents Sundance Award-Winning Producer Greg Reitman's Screening of New Film Rooted in Peace at the I-Heart Lounge on Park City's Main Street. (more...)

Music Legends Crosby, Stills & Nash Set for Concerts Aboard Queen Mary 2 Transatlantic Crossing Music Legends Crosby, Stills & Nash Set for Concerts Aboard Queen Mary 2 Transatlantic Crossing
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Cunardis proud to announce that Crosby, Stills & Nash will perform a series of exclusive concerts on board the company's Flagship, Queen Mary 2, during her 4-11 September Transatlantic Crossing. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top Cabaret Picks for December 1-7 Featuring Annaleigh Ashford, Matt Doyle, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top Cabaret Picks for December 1-7 Featuring Annaleigh Ashford, Matt Doyle, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Nov 28, 2014

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Julie & Julie: Than & Now, James Snyder: A First New York Holiday Road with Friends, Annaleigh Ashford: Lost in the Stars, 54 Below Celebrates Frank Wildhorn, and Matt Doyle & the Whiskey 5. (more...)

Steven Tyler, Queen Latifah & More Set for Nobel Peace Prize Concert in DecemberSteven Tyler, Queen Latifah & More Set for Nobel Peace Prize Concert in December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Nobel Peace Prize Concert organizers announced today that iconic songwriter and prolific singer Steven Tyler, hip-hop star Queen Latifah, Bollywood sensation Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, British soul singer Laura Mvula, Norway's Gabrielle, the inspirational Girls of The World, and a sparkling Bollywood number will entertain audiences at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert on December 11th in the Oslo Spektrum arena. It was announced earlier that the Concert will be hosted by Queen Latifah. (more...)

Whoopi Goldberg Set for Angelique Kidjo's Tribute to Miriam Makeba at Carnegie Hall TonightWhoopi Goldberg Set for Angelique Kidjo's Tribute to Miriam Makeba at Carnegie Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Angélique Kidjo will headline Carnegie Hall tonight, November 5 in a tribute to 'Mama Africa,' the great South African singer and political activist Miriam Makeba-whom Kidjo cites as her own role model and career-long inspiration. (more...)

Angelique Kidjo Headlines Carnegie Hall in Tribute of Miriam Makeba TonightAngelique Kidjo Headlines Carnegie Hall in Tribute of Miriam Makeba Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Angélique Kidjo is set to headline Carnegie Hall tonight, November 5 in a tribute to 'Mama Africa,' the great South African singer and political activist Miriam Makeba-whom Kidjo cites as her own role model and career-long inspiration. (more...)

Whoopi Goldberg Set for Angelique Kidjo's Tribute to Miriam Makeba at Carnegie Hall, 11/5Whoopi Goldberg Set for Angelique Kidjo's Tribute to Miriam Makeba at Carnegie Hall, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Angélique Kidjo will headline Carnegie Hall on November 5 in a tribute to 'Mama Africa,' the great South African singer and political activist Miriam Makeba-whom Kidjo cites as her own role model and career-long inspiration. In the preface to her autobiography Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music, out now on HarperCollins, Desmond Tutu writes, 'Angélique was herself inspired by Miriam Makeba, Mother Africa, and she in her turn is now an inspiration to others with her message that, yes, the sky is the limit, and she urges them to reach for the stars.' (more...)

Special Report: Grammy Winner Miri Ben-Ari Responds to Cancellation of Noble Peace Laureates' World SummitSpecial Report: Grammy Winner Miri Ben-Ari Responds to Cancellation of Noble Peace Laureates' World Summit
by David Fick - Oct 3, 2014

Grammy award-winning violinist, producer and humanitarian Miri Ben-Ari has released a statement in response to the announcement that the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in South Africa has been cancelled. (more...)

Grammy Winner Miri Ben-Ari to Headline 14th World Summit of Noble Peace Laureates, Oct 13Grammy Winner Miri Ben-Ari to Headline 14th World Summit of Noble Peace Laureates, Oct 13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Grammy award-winning violinist, producer and humanitarian Miri Ben-Ari will headline a special invite only concert opening the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates at Cape Town City Hall on October 13th. (more...)

Angelique Kidjo to Pay Tribute to Miriam Makeba at Carnegie HallAngelique Kidjo to Pay Tribute to Miriam Makeba at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Angélique Kidjo will headline Carnegie Hall on November 5 in a tribute to 'Mama Africa,' the great South African singer and political activist Miriam Makeba-whom Kidjo cites as her own role model and career-long inspiration. In the preface to her autobiography Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music, out now on HarperCollins, Desmond Tutu writes, 'Angélique was herself inspired by Miriam Makeba, Mother Africa, and she in her turn is now an inspiration to others with her message that, yes, the sky is the limit, and she urges them to reach for the stars.' (more...)

Angelique Kidjo to Headline Carnegie Hall in Tribute of Miriam Makeba, 11/5Angelique Kidjo to Headline Carnegie Hall in Tribute of Miriam Makeba, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

Angelique Kidjo is set to headline Carnegie Hall on November 5 in a tribute to "Mama Africa," the great South African singer and political activist Miriam Makeba-whom Kidjo cites as her own role model and career-long inspiration. (more...)

Advertising and Marketing Industry Veteran Joins Keek Board of DirectorsAdvertising and Marketing Industry Veteran Joins Keek Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

NEW YORK, NY - Keek Inc. (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQX: KEEKF) announced today that Matt Scheckner has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Scheckner is President and CEO of Stillwell Partners, a boutique consultancy. Stillwell is best known as the producer of Advertising Week, the world's largest advertising, marketing and media industry summit. The Week is conducted in New York City and London home of Advertising Week Europe. Under Scheckner's leadership, which dates back to 2004, the B-to-B event has evolved into a vibrant, vital platform that advances the industry. The event is supported and attended by the world's premier players in creative, marketing, media and technology.  (more...)

Vice President Biden, James Earl Jones, Scott Bakula, Debbie Allen, and More Come to Ford's Theatre GalaVice President Biden, James Earl Jones, Scott Bakula, Debbie Allen, and More Come to Ford's Theatre Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden, Dr. Jill Biden, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, President pro tempore of the Senate Patrick Leahy, House Majority Leader Elect Kevin McCarthy, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, National Security Advisor Susan Rice, actress Debbie Allen, members of Congress and other distinguished guests attended the Ford's Theatre Annual Gala the evening of Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Ford's Theatre (511 10th Street NW). The gala performance was followed by a seated dinner at the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum (750 Ninth Street NW). The evening included the presentation of the Ford's Theatre Lincoln Medal to actor James Earl Jones and the U.S. House of Representatives' longest-serving member, The Honorable John D. Dingell. The award was given in recognition of their extraordinary character, service, accomplishments and work reflecting Lincoln's legacy of humanity, wisdom, eloquence and vision. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the 12th Annual James Parks Morton Interfaith Awards DinnerPhoto Coverage: Inside the 12th Annual James Parks Morton Interfaith Awards Dinner
by Walter McBride - Jun 10, 2014

Musical theatre performers MARY LOU BARBER, EDWARD PLEASANT and BEN RAUCH performed dramatic readings of excerpts from The Very Reverend James Parks Morton's forthcoming memoir at the 12th Annual James Parks Morton Interfaith Awards gala last week, June 5 at the New York Hilton Midtown. This is the first time in the history of the Interfaith Center of New York (ICNY) awards dinner that a theatrical event has been presented. BroadwayWorld brings youphotos from inside the event below! (more...)

Documentary Film CHILDREN OF THE LIGHT Premieres at Monte Carlo Television FestivalDocumentary Film CHILDREN OF THE LIGHT Premieres at Monte Carlo Television Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

Archbishop and 1984 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Desmond Tutu today celebrated the world premiere showing of the PeaceJam Foundation's documentary film "Children of the Light" at the Monte Carlo Television Festival (more...)

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