John Murray News

Seebright Reveals Industry's First Smartphone Integrated AR/VR Head-Mounted Display Platform With Wireless Controller
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Emerging from stealth, Seebright, Inc. today revealed its affordable see-through head-mounted display platform and software development kit (SDK). Seebright's unique interactive platform uses innovative optics to extend popular smartphones with an ergonomic headset. The untethered headset delivers crisp stereoscopic images and 3-D graphics without blocking the user's peripheral view, hiding facial expressions, or limiting mobility. (more...)

UUA Bookstore Presents Ron Cordes' Unitarian Universalist History DVD Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

Ron Cordes, a Unitarian Universalist in Bedford, MA, has created a six-DVD series tracing UU history from early Christianity through the present day. Newcomers and lifelong UUs will learn something from this wonderful resource, described in UU World as one of the most important video resources for teaching and learning UU history. (more...)

FLW and Lew's Announce Partnership For 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

FLW, the world's premier tournament-fishing organization, and Lew's, maker of high-quality rods and reels, have announced a sponsorship agreement through the 2014 season. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. (more...)

MARY POPPINS, 'VIRGINIA WOOLF' Among Films Added to National Film Registry
by Movies News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

The Library of Congress has today announced its annual list of 25 films that will be included in the National Film Registry. (more...)

SRI International and UC Santa Cruz Turn Software Verification into Gameplay
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

MENLO PARK, Calif.and SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ A team of computer scientists from SRI International and University of California, Santa Cruz are making a game out of the difficult task of software verification by creating an entertaining and accessible way to help ensure software programs or systems are free from common vulnerabilities. The Xylem puzzle game, initially available on the iPad, helps find 'loop invariants,' an important element of formal software verification. (more...)

MR. ROBERTS, CROSSING DELANCEY Set for Westport Country Playhouse's 2013 Script-in-Hand Readings
by BWW News Desk - Dec 08, 2013

To commemorate Veterans Day, Westport Country Playhouse's next Script in Hand playreading will be the comedic and moving story of men at war, 'Mr. Roberts' by Thomas Heggen and Joshua Logan, on one-night-only, Today, November 11, 7 p.m. As an emblem of veteran remembrance, yellow ribbons will be distributed to audience members. (more...)

MR. ROBERTS, CROSSING DELANCEY Set for Westport Country Playhouse's 2013 Script-in-Hand Readings
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2013

To commemorate Veterans Day, Westport Country Playhouse's next Script in Hand playreading will be the comedic and moving story of men at war, 'Mr. Roberts' by Thomas Heggen and Joshua Logan, on one-night-only, Today, November 11, 7 p.m. As an emblem of veteran remembrance, yellow ribbons will be distributed to audience members. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ROOM SERVICE in Westport
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Oct 14, 2013

Leo Davis: You've been in jail? Harry Binelli: Sure, it's not so bad. You behave and they make you a trustee. Superb cast and expert direction make this madcap comedy a must-see. (more...)

MR. ROBERTS, CROSSING DELANCEY Set for Westport Country Playhouse's 2013 Script-in-Hand Readings
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

To commemorate Veterans Day, Westport Country Playhouse's next Script in Hand playreading will be the comedic and moving story of men at war, 'Mr. Roberts' by Thomas Heggen and Joshua Logan, on one-night-only, Monday, November 11, 7 p.m. As an emblem of veteran remembrance, yellow ribbons will be distributed to audience members. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at David Beach and More in Westport Country Playhouse's ROOM SERVICE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 09, 2013

Westport Country Playhouse stages the madcap American comedy, 'Room Service,' about a producer and his ragtag bunch of cohorts who try to raise money for a Broadway show as they scramble to evade their hotel bill, written by John Murray and Allen Boretz, directed by Mark Lamos, now through October 27. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Hosts Exhibit Featuring Westport Arts Award Winners, Now thru 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 07, 2013

To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Westport Arts Awards, Westport Country Playhouse is currently presenting a lobby exhibit featuring past Award winners who have been associated with the historic theater, now through October 27. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse to Offer Theater Groups, Educators Discounted Tickets to ROOM SERVICE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2013

Special ticket offers will be available to local theater groups and educators for Westport Country Playhouse's "Room Service," a backstage comedy about the business of putting on a play, written by John Murray and Allen Boretz, and directed by Mark Lamos, Playhouse artistic director. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse to Screen Woody Allen's BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

To kick off its production of the show business farce "Room Service," Westport Country Playhouse will host a free film screening of another backstage comedy, "Bullets Over Broadway," directed by Woody Allen, on Sunday, October 6, 4 p.m., in the Playhouse's Sheffer Studio. The screening is free-of-charge by reservation through the Playhouse box office at 203-227-4177. Free popcorn and beverages will be available. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse to Present ROOM SERVICE, 10/8-27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

Westport Country Playhouse will stage the madcap American comedy, 'Room Service,' about a producer and his ragtag bunch of cohorts who try to raise money for a Broadway show as they scramble to evade their hotel bill, written by John Murray and Allen Boretz, directed by Mark Lamos, October 8 - 27. (more...)

Johanna Day & Reg Rogers Lead World Premiere of OBLIVION at Westport Country Playhouse, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2013

Westport Country Playhouse will stage the World Premiere of 'Oblivion,' a provocative new play about parents and teenagers, and the gulf that often exists between them, by Carly Mensch, writer for Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie' and 'Weeds,' and directed by Mark Brokaw, currently represented on Broadway with 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella.' The coming-of-age comedy-drama runs from tonight, August 20 through September 8. (more...)

Foothill Music Theatre to Present DAMN YANKEES, 7/26-8/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2013

The award winning Foothill Music Theatre swings for the fences this summer with the Tony Award-winning musical DAMN YANKEES. This production will be helmed by Tom Gough with music direction by Catherine Snider, and choreography by Katie O'Bryon and plays July 26 - August 18 in the Smithwick Theatre, Foothill College, 12345 El Monte Rd., Los Altos Hills. (more...)

Challenged Athletes Foundation Presents Seventh CAF Dodge Paratriathlon Camp Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2013

The Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF), a world leader in creating athletic opportunities for individuals with physical disabilities, will hold its seventh CAF Dodge Paratriathlon Camp today, August 15-18 in San Diego. Also known as the 'Camp of Champions,' the program has helped develop numerous U.S. National Paratriathlon Champions and allowed dozens of other athletes become more confident and proficient in the sport of paratriathlon - which will make its inaugural appearance at the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games in Rio de Janiero. (more...)

Challenged Athletes Foundation Presents Seventh CAF Dodge Paratriathlon Camp, 8/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2013

The Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF), a world leader in creating athletic opportunities for individuals with physical disabilities, will hold its seventh CAF Dodge Paratriathlon Camp August 15-18 in San Diego. Also known as the 'Camp of Champions,' the program has helped develop numerous U.S. National Paratriathlon Champions and allowed dozens of other athletes become more confident and proficient in the sport of paratriathlon - which will make its inaugural appearance at the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games in Rio de Janiero. (more...)

EN AVANT! AN EVENING WITH TENNESSEE WILLIAMS Plays FringeNYC, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 09, 2013

The 17th Annual New York International Fringe Festival presents EN AVANT! AN EVENING WITH Tennessee Williams-an acclaimed new play about the creative forces and demons behind the genius of playwright Tennessee Williams, written and performed by William Shuman-with performances set for tonight, August 9 (9:30pm), August 16 (3pm), August 17 (9:45pm), August 20 (4:45pm), August 23 (7:15pm) and August 24 (2pm) at Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Education Center's Kabayitos (107 Suffolk Street). Ruis Woertendyke directs. (more...)

Johanna Day & Reg Rogers to Lead World Premiere of OBLIVION at Westport Country Playhouse; Performances to Begin. 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

Westport Country Playhouse will stage the World Premiere of 'Oblivion,' a provocative new play about parents and teenagers, and the gulf that often exists between them, by Carly Mensch, writer for Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie' and 'Weeds,' and directed by Mark Brokaw, currently represented on Broadway with 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella.' The coming-of-age comedy-drama runs from August 20 through September 8. (more...)

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