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Dysart Unified School District Supports Visionary Technology Initiatives with Aruba Networks Infrastructure
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Long recognized for its integration of technology into teaching and learning, Dysart is leveraging district-owned laptops, student- and teacher-owned mobile devices, Google Apps, videoconferencing and other tools to create an engaging classroom environment. The district also plans to use the wireless network for online testing and expanding its video surveillance system. The deployment of a robust wireless LAN was essential to meet all of these objectives and advance the district's technology vision. (more...)

PITCH PERFECT, 30 ROCK Among Nominees for 29th Annual Artios Casting Awards
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

The Casting Society of America (CSA) announced today the nominees for the organization's 29th Annual Artios Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Casting, given in 22 categories including film, television and theater. (more...)

Shakespeare Guild to Welcome Authors Paul Dickson, Thomas Keith and Susannah Carson, Spring 2013
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2013

After memorable conversations with such fascinating guests as the New Yorker's JOHN LAHR (September 17), Hunter College's IRENE DASH (October 22), the McCarter Theatre's NAGLE JACKSON (November 19), Columbia University's JAMES SHAPIRO (December 17), and The Lion King's JULIE TAYMOR (January 28), The Shakespeare Guild now looks forward to evenings in Manhattan's National Arts Club that will focus on three engaging authors: PAUL DICKSON, THOMAS KEITH, and SUSANNAH CARSON. These events will be followed in May by a fourth gathering that will take us to another venerable institution, The Players, and place the spotlight on EVERETT RAYMOND KINSTLER, a celebrity portrait painter who has been compared to the legendary John Singer Sargent. (more...)

Shakespeare Guild to Welcome Authors Paul Dickson, Thomas Keith and Susannah Carson, Spring 2013
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2013

After memorable conversations with such fascinating guests as the New Yorker's JOHN LAHR (September 17), Hunter College's IRENE DASH (October 22), the McCarter Theatre's NAGLE JACKSON (November 19), Columbia University's JAMES SHAPIRO (December 17), and The Lion King's JULIE TAYMOR (January 28), The Shakespeare Guild now looks forward to evenings in Manhattan's National Arts Club that will focus on three engaging authors: PAUL DICKSON, THOMAS KEITH, and SUSANNAH CARSON. These events will be followed in May by a fourth gathering that will take us to another venerable institution, The Players, and place the spotlight on EVERETT RAYMOND KINSTLER, a celebrity portrait painter who has been compared to the legendary John Singer Sargent. (more...)

Shakespeare Guild to Welcome Authors Paul Dickson, Thomas Keith and Susannah Carson, Spring 2013
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2013

After memorable conversations with such fascinating guests as the New Yorker's JOHN LAHR (September 17), Hunter College's IRENE DASH (October 22), the McCarter Theatre's NAGLE JACKSON (November 19), Columbia University's JAMES SHAPIRO (December 17), and The Lion King's JULIE TAYMOR (January 28), The Shakespeare Guild now looks forward to evenings in Manhattan's National Arts Club that will focus on three engaging authors: PAUL DICKSON, THOMAS KEITH, and SUSANNAH CARSON. These events will be followed in May by a fourth gathering that will take us to another venerable institution, The Players, and place the spotlight on EVERETT RAYMOND KINSTLER, a celebrity portrait painter who has been compared to the legendary John Singer Sargent. (more...)

Shakespeare Guild to Welcome Authors Paul Dickson, Thomas Keith and Susannah Carson, Spring 2013
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2013

After memorable conversations with such fascinating guests as the New Yorker's JOHN LAHR (September 17), Hunter College's IRENE DASH (October 22), the McCarter Theatre's NAGLE JACKSON (November 19), Columbia University's JAMES SHAPIRO (December 17), and The Lion King's JULIE TAYMOR (January 28), The Shakespeare Guild now looks forward to evenings in Manhattan's National Arts Club that will focus on three engaging authors: PAUL DICKSON, THOMAS KEITH, and SUSANNAH CARSON. These events will be followed in May by a fourth gathering that will take us to another venerable institution, The Players, and place the spotlight on EVERETT RAYMOND KINSTLER, a celebrity portrait painter who has been compared to the legendary John Singer Sargent. (more...)

Julie Taymor Speaks at Pace University's Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2013

Julie Taymor, Oscar-winning director widely renowned for her innovative Broadway production of "The Lion King" and as the driving force behind "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," will appear at Pace University's "The Masters Series" at Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts today at 6:00p.m. Other celebrity participants scheduled to appear in the series include Academy award-winning performer Liza Minnelli. (more...)

Julie Taymor to Speak at Pace University's Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

Julie Taymor, Oscar-winning director widely renowned for her innovative Broadway production of "The Lion King" and as the driving force behind "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," will appear at Pace University's "The Masters Series" at Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts on Monday at 6:00p.m. Other celebrity participants scheduled to appear in the series include Academy award-winning performer Liza Minnelli. (more...)

The Shakespeare Guild Announces Upcoming Programs, SPEAKING OF SHAKESPEARE Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2012

The Shakespeare Guild has just announced three upcoming programs that will continue its focus on the classical tradition in the dramatic arts. (more...)

The Shakespeare Guild Announces Upcoming Programs, SPEAKING OF SHAKESPEARE Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2012

The Shakespeare Guild has just announced three upcoming programs that will continue its focus on the classical tradition in the dramatic arts. (more...)

HOMELAND Among Winners of Artios Awards® For Outstanding Achievement in Casting
by TV News Desk - Oct 30, 2012

The Casting Society of America (CSA) winners were announced tonight of the 28th Annual Artios Awards® For Outstanding Achievement in Casting. (more...)

2012 Artios Casting Award Winners Announced - ONCE, VENUS IN FUR & More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2012

Given each year, in addition to the awards presented to casting directors for their achievements in Theatre, Television, and Film casting, the CSA also gave out the following special awards to Casting Director Lora Kennedy for the Hoyt Bowers Award given for excellence in casting; Harvey Fierstein received The New York Apple Award given to individual for contributions to the New York casting community and Ben Affleck, who received the Career Achievement Award. (more...)

The Shakespeare Guild Kicks Off SPEAKING OF SHAKESPEARE Series Tonight, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2012

The Shakespeare Guild has announced three upcoming programs that will continue its focus on the classical tradition in the dramatic arts. (more...)

The Shakespeare Guild Announces Upcoming Programs, SPEAKING OF SHAKESPEARE Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2012

The Shakespeare Guild has just announced three upcoming programs that will continue its focus on the classical tradition in the dramatic arts. (more...)

Bernard Telsey, Justin Huff, Tara Rubin and More Nominated for 2012 Artios Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2012

The Casting Society of America CSA) announced today the nominations for the organization's 28th Annual Artios Awards for outstanding achievement in casting given in 22 categories including film, television and theater. The CSA will fete their own on Monday, October 29, 2012 with award ceremonies to be held simultaneously at the The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles (reception will commence at 6:00 p.m. PDT) and at XL Nightclub, Cabaret & Lounge (512 West 42nd Street) in New York (reception will commence at 6:00 p.m. EDT). Honorees for this year's Career Achievement Award, Hoyt Bowers Award and The New York Apple will be announced in the upcoming weeks. (more...)

Albuquerque Theatre Guild Announces New Board Members
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2012

There's no summer slowdown at the Albuquerque Theatre Guild - new board members and officers have been elected. Planning is underway for a late fall Free Night of Theatre program. A Taste of Theatre resumes, and the Theatre Lovers Community welcomes devoted audiences to special happenings. (more...)

The Players Present A CONVERSATION WITH ZOE CALDWELL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2012

ZOE CALDWELL has been entertaining audiences as a cold-hearted Upper East Side matron in David Adjmi's intimateElective Affinitives. Meanwhile she has been seen as an affectionate grandmother in Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, one of this year's Academy Award nominees for Best Picture. Caldwell has earned four Tony Awards, most recently as Maria Callas in Terrence McNally's Master Class. She has portrayed such heroines as Lady Macbeth and Medea, not to mention Lillian Hellman and Miss Jean Brodie, and she has worked with such legends as Dame Judith Anderson, Dame Edith Evans, Sir Tyrone Guthrie, Charles Laughton, and Paul Robeson. She has also directed stars such as Eileen Atkins, Glenda Jackson, James Earl Jones, Christopher Plummer, and Vanessa Redgrave. Caldwell is now writing a sequel to I Will Be Cleopatra, a memoir about her early years in Australia, and she'll share a few highlights from her most memorable encounters with Shakespeare with President of the Shakespeare Guild, John Andrews, OBE. and answer questions from the audience. (more...)

The Players Present A CONVERSATION WITH ZOE CALDWELL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2012

ZOE CALDWELL has been entertaining audiences as a cold-hearted Upper East Side matron in David Adjmi's intimateElective Affinitives. Meanwhile she has been seen as an affectionate grandmother in Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, one of this year's Academy Award nominees for Best Picture. Caldwell has earned four Tony Awards, most recently as Maria Callas in Terrence McNally's Master Class. She has portrayed such heroines as Lady Macbeth and Medea, not to mention Lillian Hellman and Miss Jean Brodie, and she has worked with such legends as Dame Judith Anderson, Dame Edith Evans, Sir Tyrone Guthrie, Charles Laughton, and Paul Robeson. She has also directed stars such as Eileen Atkins, Glenda Jackson, James Earl Jones, Christopher Plummer, and Vanessa Redgrave. Caldwell is now writing a sequel to I Will Be Cleopatra, a memoir about her early years in Australia, and she'll share a few highlights from her most memorable encounters with Shakespeare with President of the Shakespeare Guild, John Andrews, OBE. and answer questions from the audience. (more...)

Listing of Upcoming Shows at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 2010

A list of upcoming shows at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn has been released for the month of January and February. (more...)