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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 5/24- THE WIZ
by Stage Tube - May 24, 2014

Today 1985, the first Broadway revival of The Wiz opened at the Lunt-Fontanne THeatre, where it ran for 13 performances. The Wiz is a musical with music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls and book by William F. Brown. It is a retelling of L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in the context of African American culture. It opened on October 21, 1974 at the Morris A. Mechanic Theatre in Baltimore, Maryland and moved to the Majestic Theatre. The 1975 Broadway production won seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. (more...)

VIDEO: New Trailer for James Brown Biopic GET ON UP, Starring Chadwick Boseman
by Movies News Desk - May 20, 2014

Universal Pictures will release the upcoming James Brown biopic GET ON UP on August 1, 2014. In his follow-up to the four-time Academy Award-nominated blockbuster The Help, Tate Taylor directs 42's Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in the film. Catch a new trailer for the film below! (more...)

Mark Burnett & Roma Downey Join MGM & Paramount's BEN-HUR
by Movies News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

Mark Burnett and Roma Downey (Son of God) have joined Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures and Paramount Pictures' Ben-Hur (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Chadwick Boseman Stars in James Brown Biopic GET ON UP
by Movies News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

In his follow-up to the four-time Academy Award-nominated blockbuster The Help, Tate Taylor directs 42's Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in the film. (more...)

South Bend Civic Theatre to Present THE WIZ, 3/28-4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

South Bend Civic Theatre commemorates the 75th anniversary of the classic movie "The Wizard of Oz" by presenting The Wiz, with music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls and book by William F. Brown. Winner of 7 Tony Awards, this original take of the journey of Dorothy through the Land of Oz will entertain and delight audience members of all ages. (more...)

Actors Theatre of Louisville Opens 38th Humana Festival of New American Plays Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Jennifer Bielstein are delighted to announce the 38th Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre of Louisville, running tonight, February 26-April 6, 2014. This year's Festival program will feature (in order of opening): (more...)

Dance NOW! Miami Rounds Out Out IL MARE with 'Light Rain' at the Colony Theatre This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2014

Dance NOW! Miami brings 'Light Rain', a seminal work of the Joffrey Ballet to life at the Colony theatre alongside Diego Salterini's 'OCEANICA' and Hannah Baumgarten's 'Water's Edge, the Long Walk' to complete 'IL MARE' the company's ambitious 18 month project of water themed works. Dance now! Miami will be the first non joffrey company to present this world famous Gerald Arpino ballet in south florida. (more...)

Dance NOW! Miami to Round Out IL MARE with 'Light Rain' at the Colony Theatre, 2/22-23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Dance NOW! Miami brings 'Light Rain', a seminal work of the Joffrey Ballet to life at the Colony theatre alongside Diego Salterini's 'OCEANICA' and Hannah Baumgarten's 'Water's Edge, the Long Walk' to complete 'IL MARE' the company's ambitious 18 month project of water themed works. Dance now! Miami will be the first non joffrey company to present this world famous Gerald Arpino ballet in south florida. (more...)

Alton Brown's THE EDIBLE INEVITABLE TOUR Comes to the Bushnell Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Alton Brown, Iron Chef host and renowned television personality is taking his brand of quirky humor and culinary science on the road with the 'Alton Brown Live! The Edible Inevitable Tour.' Brown will appear at The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts tonight, February 14, 2014. (more...)

Monika Jolly Stars in World Premiere of THE WHO & THE WHAT at La Jolla Playhouse, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse presents its final production for its 2013/14 season: the world premiere of The Who & The What, by Ayad Akhtar, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright for Disgraced and author of the acclaimed novel American Dervish, directed by Kimberly Senior (Disgraced), running tonight, February 11 - March 9, 2014 (press opening: Wednesday, February 19 at 7:30pm) in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. (more...)

Alton Brown's THE EDIBLE INEVITABLE TOUR Comes to the Fox Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 01, 2014

Alton Brown, Iron Chef host and renowned television personality is taking his brand of quirky humor and culinary science on the road with the 'Alton Brown Live! The Edible Inevitable Tour.' Brown will appear at the Fox Theatre tonight, February 1 at 8pm. (more...)

MainStreet Theatre Stars 2014 with THE MUSICAL ADVENTURES OF FLAT STANLEY, Now thru 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 01, 2014

MainStreet Theatre Company has announced their first production of 2014: The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley, a fun- filled musical adaptation of the beloved book by JefF Brown. Kevin Cochran is the director, with choreography by Lisa Hopkins and Musical Direction by Janice Rodgers Wainwright. The production will play two school performances today, January 31st, and open to the public on Saturday, February 1st at 4pm. The strictly limited engagement will run through Sunday, February 16 only. (more...)

Huntington Kicks Off 2014 Breaking Ground Festival of New Plays Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

The Huntington Theatre Company announces that the 2014 Breaking Ground festival of new plays will be held today, January 30 - February 2 at the Huntington's home for new work, the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. (more...)

Magnet Schools to Celebrate Educational Excellence and Equality During National Magnet Schools Month, Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

Magnet Schools of America announced this February magnet schools across the nation will join together to celebrate National Magnet Schools Month. In honor of the upcoming 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision oF Brown v. Board of Education, this year's theme is "Creating Opportunities for All." (more...)

Have A Heart...Or A Dozen: Heart-Shaped Donuts Return To Dunkin' Donuts
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

Valentine's Day is all about sweethearts, and Dunkin' Donuts is helping everyone enjoy the holiday with two fun and delicious varieties of sweet hearts. Beginning today, Dunkin' Donuts, America's all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, is celebrating the sweetest time of the year with the return of its beloved heart-shaped donuts. This year, Dunkin' Donuts is spreading the love with two varieties of heart-shaped donuts, introducing the new Cookie Dough Donut and bringing back the popular Brownie Batter Donut. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 1/26/2014
by BWW - Jan 26, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/26/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

Trinity Rep Hosts Annual RED, WHITE AND GROOVE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2014

Trinity Rep has announced the return of their annual wine tasting event - Red White & Groove - a casual evening featuring food, wine, and dancing to the music of Superchief Trio. Co-chaired by Gil MacLean and his wife Michelle Collie, the event is sponsored by Bottles Fine Wine. The benefit party will take place tonight January 25th from 7PM to 11PM at the Pell Chafee Performance Center, 87 Empire St., Providence. (more...)

ALTON BROWN LIVE! Set for Benedum Center, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Alton Brown, Iron Chef host and renowned television personality is taking his brand of quirky humor and culinary science on the road with the "Alton Brown Live! The Edible Inevitable Tour." Brown will appear at the Benedum Center on Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $32.25 and a limited number of VIP tickets that include a meet and greet are on sale. For information and tickets: visit TrustArts.org, call 412-456-6666, or in person: Theater Square Box Office, 655 Penn Avenue. To purchase 10 or more tickets at discounted rates, please call 412-471-6930. The performance is a part of the Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents series presented by The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. (more...)

Monika Jolly to Star in World Premiere of THE WHO & THE WHAT at La Jolla Playhouse; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse announces its final production for its 2013/14 season: the world premiere of The Who & The What, by Ayad Akhtar, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright for Disgraced and author of the acclaimed novel American Dervish, directed by Kimberly Senior (Disgraced), running February 11 - March 9, 2014 (press opening: Wednesday, February 19 at 7:30pm) in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. (more...)

Friendly's Ice Cream, LLC Welcomes 2014 with New Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, Kids and Ice Cream Menus
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

To kick off the New Year, Friendly's Ice Cream, LLC., today announced the launch of new breakfast, lunch & dinner, kids and ice cream menus, which will be available in all Friendly's restaurants this week. The 78-year-old restaurant and ice cream company, which is known for its family-friendly, value-driven dining, has rolled out a diverse selection of fresh offerings for diners to enjoy. New additions include creative takes on classic dishes as well as an array of healthy meal options. Friendly's has credibility in serving all of the new items and is excited to share the menus with its diners. (more...)

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