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National Geographic Learning and TED Partner to Inspire English Language LearnersNational Geographic Learning and TED Partner to Inspire English Language Learners
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

BOSTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ To further engage and inspire English Language Learners, National Geographic Learning (NGL), part of global education company Cengage Learning, today announced a partnership with TED, a nonprofit organization devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks. Through the agreement, NGL will integrate TED's expansive library of TED Talks videos into three programs for English Language Learning. TED Talks are presentations filmed at flagship TED conferences and events where speakers present great ideas in 18 minutes or less, with a goal of sharing Ideas Worth Spreading, in fields such as science, technology, business, culture, art and design. (more...)

TEDxDetroit Unveils Speaker Line-up for 2014 EventTEDxDetroit Unveils Speaker Line-up for 2014 Event
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

DETROIT, Sept.22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ TEDxDetroit is pleased to announce the confirmed list of speakers for the sixth annual ideas and innovation conference. The diverse cast features entrepreneurs, educators, engineers, artists, geeks and doctors ranging in age from just 12 years old to 65. Each will share their idea worth spreading on stage at the historic Detroit Opera House on Tuesday, Sept. 30, from 9 a.m. 6 p.m. More than 1,000 attendees are expected to attend TEDxDetroit to spark their creativity and get inspired. (more...)

TEDxCapeMay Presents Plenty of Perspectives on the 'Pursuit of Happiness'TEDxCapeMay Presents Plenty of Perspectives on the 'Pursuit of Happiness'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

CAPE MAY, N.J., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ TEDxCapeMay returns for a third season to Cape May Convention Hall on Sunday, October 19, 2014, for a full day of diverse presentations under the theme: 'The Pursuit of Happiness.' The TEDxCapeMay 2014 program features outstanding speakers and performers, each challenged with presenting a novel 'idea worth spreading' in 18 minutes or less. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2014 - BWW Interviews: Rachel Mariner, Writer Of BILL CLINTON: HERCULESEDINBURGH 2014 - BWW Interviews: Rachel Mariner, Writer Of BILL CLINTON: HERCULES
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 28, 2014

Writer Rachel Mariner speaks to BWW:UK about her upcoming Edinburgh Fringe 2014 play Bill Clinton: Hercules. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2014 - BWW INTERVIEWS: Margaret Thatcher Queen of SohoEDINBURGH 2014 - BWW INTERVIEWS: Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 25, 2014

Margaret Thatcher Queen Of Soho speaks to BWW:UK about her upcoming performance at the Edinburgh Fringe 2014. (more...)

TEDxFultonStreet Announces Date, Speakers for Inaugural EventTEDxFultonStreet Announces Date, Speakers for Inaugural Event
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ On June 10, 2014, TEDxFultonStreet will host its inaugural event, titled 'Chrysalis: A Transformation,' at Pace University's Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts. Chrysalis will bring together a mix of entrepreneurs, technologists, artists, architects, thinkers, dreamers, scientists, and doers: creative individuals that seek inspiration from an immersive and cross-disciplinary experience.  (more...)

Globestar/Connexall Hosts WorldConnex Summit in the Azores – April 1 – 3, 2014Globestar/Connexall Hosts WorldConnex Summit in the Azores – April 1 – 3, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

WorldConnex is an international conference attended by hospital decision makers from around the world sharing lessons learned and best practices around clinical workflow and staff efficiency. Those attending will learn about proven innovative solutions to solve the critical challenges facing our healthcare system and network with global healthcare leaders. (more...)

Inaugural TEDxLancaster Seeks SpeakersInaugural TEDxLancaster Seeks Speakers
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

TEDxLancaster organizers Laura Kendall and Harvey Owen are planning the first TEDxLancaster conference at the Ware Center of Millersville University on May 3rd, 2014. The conference theme, chosen by the local TEDxLancaster programming committee, is 'Break New Ground'. The organizers and committee are seeking applications for speakers. (more...)

A RESPECTABLE WIDOW, PRONOUN & More Set for Traverse Theatre's Spring 2014 SeasonA RESPECTABLE WIDOW, PRONOUN & More Set for Traverse Theatre's Spring 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

The Traverse announces its Spring season today, presenting the best of world-class theatre, dance and music to ring in the New Year. The theatre welcomes back hit breakfast plays A Respectable Widow Takes to Vulgarity and Clean as a double bill and the ever popular A Play, A Pie and A Pint series will once again take up residence in Traverse 2. (more...)

RSC's WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES Begin TonightRSC's WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES Begin Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

Ben Miles will play Thomas Cromwell and Lucy Briers will play Katherine of Aragon in the Royal Shakespeare Company's much-anticipated double bill of Hilary Mantel's Man Booker prize-winning novels, Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, adapted by Mike Poulton. (more...)

The Duck House, a new comedy starring Ben Miller to open at The Vaudeville Theatre on 10 DecemberThe Duck House, a new comedy starring Ben Miller to open at The Vaudeville Theatre on 10 December
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

Ben Miller leads an all-star cast in the West End premiere of The Duck House, an outrageous new comedy set in a world of dodgy receipts, dodgier deceit, and pure Parliamentary panic. Opening at the Vaudeville Theatre on 10th December 2013, with previews from Wednesday 27th November following a five week UK tour, The Duck Housealso stars Olivier Award Winning Actress Nancy Carroll, Debbie Chazen, James Musgrave,Simon Shepherd and Diana Vickers. Tony and Olivier Award winner Terry Johnson directs this hilarious political satire from two writers who've been making fun of politicians for decades: Dan Patterson and Colin Swash. (more...)

BEN & HOLLY'S LITTLE KINGDOM Comes to Sheffield's Lyceum Theatre This WeekendBEN & HOLLY'S LITTLE KINGDOM Comes to Sheffield's Lyceum Theatre This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2013

From the makers of Peppa Pig and the producers of two hugely successful Peppa Pig theatre tours comes the first ever stage version of the BAFTA award-winning kids TV animation, Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom at the Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield from tonight 2 and tomorrow 3 August 2013. (more...)

Gordon Brown to Deliver Keynote Address at the AlphaMetrix Monaco 2013 SummitGordon Brown to Deliver Keynote Address at the AlphaMetrix Monaco 2013 Summit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2013

“AlphaMetrix is honored to have Gordon Brown deliver this year's keynote address in Monaco. I expect the depth of Mr. Brown's economic expertise to resonate deeply with our audience,” said Aleks Kins, Chief Executive Officer at AlphaMetrix. (more...)

Ben Miles, Lucy Briers and More Join RSC's WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES; Cast Announced!Ben Miles, Lucy Briers and More Join RSC's WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2013

Ben Miles will play Thomas Cromwell and Lucy Briers will play Katherine of Aragon in the Royal Shakespeare Company's much-anticipated double bill of Hilary Mantel's Man Booker prize-winning novels, Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, adapted by Mike Poulton. (more...)

BEN & HOLLY'S LITTLE KINGDOM Comes to Sheffield's Lyceum Theatre, Aug 2-3BEN & HOLLY'S LITTLE KINGDOM Comes to Sheffield's Lyceum Theatre, Aug 2-3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2013

From the makers of Peppa Pig and the producers of two hugely successful Peppa Pig theatre tours comes the first ever stage version of the BAFTA award-winning kids TV animation, Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom at the Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield from Friday 2 - Saturday 3 August 2013. (more...)

National Theatre Live Broadcasts THE AUDIENCE, Starring Helen Mirren, TodayNational Theatre Live Broadcasts THE AUDIENCE, Starring Helen Mirren, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2013

The Audience, which just began performances in the West End starring Helen Mirren, will be filmed and broadcast live from the Gielgud Theatre for National Theatre Live today, June 13, 2013. The production has already brought in nearly £4 million in ticket sales before its opening on March 5. The play is running through June 15. (more...)

NT Live's THE AUDIENCE, Starring Helen Mirren, Will Be Shown Today at Gielgud TheatreNT Live's THE AUDIENCE, Starring Helen Mirren, Will Be Shown Today at Gielgud Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

Internationally acclaimed actress Helen Mirren's performance as The Queen in the world premiere of Peter Morgan's THE AUDIENCE, directed by Stephen Daldry, will be seen by cinema audiences worldwide when National Theatre Live broadcasts the play live from London's Gielgud Theatre on June 13, 2013, with varying dates internationally and encore screenings throughout the summer. THE AUDIENCE reunites Mirren and Morgan after collaborating on the 2006 film The Queen, in which Mirren also portrayed Elizabeth II, winning the Academy, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and BAFTA Awards for Best Actress for her performance. (more...)

THE AUDIENCE Starring Helen Mirren Ends West End Run this WeekendTHE AUDIENCE Starring Helen Mirren Ends West End Run this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

The record breaking, sell-out production of Peter Morgan's multi Olivier award-winning The Audience, directed by Stephen Daldry, concludes its run at the Gielgud Theatre on 15 June 2013. Tomorrow, Thursday 13 June 2013, there will be an opportunity to watch the production as part of NT live - the National Theatre's ground-breaking project to broadcast the best of British Theatre live from the stage to cinemas across the UK and around the world. An extraordinary number of screenings have now been scheduled due to immense demand. (more...)

National Theatre Live to Broadcast Live Performance of THE AUDIENCE at London's Gielgud Theatre, June 13National Theatre Live to Broadcast Live Performance of THE AUDIENCE at London's Gielgud Theatre, June 13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

Internationally acclaimed actress Helen Mirren's performance as The Queen in the world premiere of Peter Morgan's THE AUDIENCE, directed by Stephen Daldry, will be seen by cinema audiences worldwide when National Theatre Live broadcasts the play live from London's Gielgud Theatre on June 13, 2013, with varying dates internationally and encore screenings throughout the summer. THE AUDIENCE reunites Mirren and Morgan after collaborating on the 2006 film The Queen, in which Mirren also portrayed Elizabeth II, winning the Academy, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and BAFTA Awards for Best Actress for her performance. For their performances in THE AUDIENCE, both Mirren and Richard McCabe (as former Prime Minister Harold Wilson) won 2013 Olivier Awards for Best Actress and Best Actor in a Supporting Role. (more...)

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Announces 2013 SeasonEdinburgh Festival Fringe Announces 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2013

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is back for 2013. Bigger, better and brighter than ever before with an emotional rollercoaster of a programme. Get carried away, be inspired, have a blast, cry your eyes out; all of these experiences and more are awaiting audiences this year at the world's largest arts festival. With so much to see and do, time is precious, so enjoy every second. (more...)

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