John Newton News

Date Of Birth:
November 02, 1925 (88)
Birth Place:
Grand Junction, CO, USA
Gender:
Male
'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for July 30th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Jul 30, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Our biggest musical theaters check in: Broadway In Chicago, the Marriott, the Drury Lane, the Paramount and Munster's TATC, plus Victory Gardens' special events, BoHo's 2015 season, 'The Book Of Merman' and new works from Jane Austen and the Everleigh Club! (more...)

Behind The Scenes Of New Musical AMAZING GRACE
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 28, 2014

A new behind the scenes video tracing the development of the new biomusical AMAZING GRACE is now available to view. (more...)

Tickets to Broadway-Bound AMAZING GRACE at Chicago's Bank of America Theatre On Sale 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Broadway In Chicago has announced that individual tickets for the pre-Broadway world premiere engagement of AMAZING GRACE, the new musical with music and lyrics by Christopher Smith and a book by Christopher Smith and Arthur Giron, directed by Gabriel Barre (Andrew Lippas' The Wild Party) and choreographed by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies), go on-sale to the public starting this Friday, August 1, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

Full Cast Set for World Premiere of AMAZING GRACE in Chicago with Josh Young, Erin Mackey & More; Broadway in Sights
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Broadway In Chicago has announced complete ensemble casting for the world premiere of AMAZING GRACE, the new musical with music and lyrics by Christopher Smith and a book by Christopher Smith and Arthur Giron, directed by Gabriel Barre (Andrew Lippas' The Wild Party) and choreographed by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies). (more...)

American Megatrends Propels Channel Growth With New StorTrends PROFIT Program
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

NORCROSS, GA - American Megatrends Inc. (AMI) today announced the launch of the StorTrends PROFIT Program, a comprehensive channel program that gives partners one of the highest protected margins in the industry for StorTrends' All-Flash, Hybrid and Spinning Disk storage solutions. Extending its commitment for StorTrends as a 100% channel-focused company, AMI is launching the StorTrends PROFIT Program to fuel its growing channel ecosystem. The program gives partners innovative marketing programs, IT infrastructure assessment and sales tools, and support access so that they can quickly capitalize on the mounting demand for cost-efficient, hybrid and full flash storage solutions. (more...)

Mercury Storage Joins the StorTrends PROFIT Program to Deliver Innovative SSD Hybrid and Full Flash Storage Solutions
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

SOUTHFIELD, MI and NORCROSS, GA -  Mercury Storage, a full-service storage solution provider, and American Megatrends Inc. (AMI) today announced that Mercury Storage has joined the new StorTrends PROFIT Program. As an authorized StorTrends partner, Mercury Storage will now offer StorTrends' SAN and NAS appliances, the industry's first SSD hybrid and/or full flash storage solutions on the market, as part of their product portfolio. (more...)

Barn Theatre's THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS to Open 6/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

They say everything is bigger in Texas and it's certainly true of the sassy, spirited musical THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS opening at the Barn Theatre June 24! (more...)

'EVITA' Broadway National Tour Comes to Shea's in Buffalo June 10th; Stratford Festival Star and Tony Nominee Josh Young Recreates His Acclaimed Performance as Che
by Toronto Newsdesk - Jun 03, 2014

It was like a scene from Neil Simon's “The Sunshine Boys.” `I came from the people; they need to adore me /So Christian Dior me from my head to my toes.' What kind of a lyric is that?” kvetched lyricist Fred Ebb as he got into the taxi. “You remembered it,” quipped his songwriting partner, composer John Kander, with a shrug. The song? “Rainbow High.” The show? “Evita.” (more...)

MEMSIC Introduces World's Highest Performance Three-Axis Magnetic Sensor
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

ANDOVER, Mass., May 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) MEMSIC Inc., a leading sensing solution provider, announced today the availability of its MMC3524xPJ Three-Axis Magnetic Sensor. This fully integrated device achieves a dramatic increase in performance over competing devices, particularly in the areas of stability over temperature and time, and insensitivity to external magnetic disturbance. In particular, the offset drift over temperature is <1.5mGauss, which is more than 100x better than the nearest competitor. Additionally, the device can withstand a magnetic disturbance of up to 100G without recalibration. This enhanced stability enables the elimination of the inconvenient and frequent 'figure-8' user calibration, delivering a whole new user experience in mobile phones, tablets and wearable devices. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 21st, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - May 21, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Our very own Tony Award Viewing Party (you're invited), new takes on 'Hair' and 'Myths And Hymns,' tryouts of 'Amazing Grace' and 'On Your Feet!,' that reading of 'Bedknobs And Broomsticks,' Chicago originals 'Mister Kelly' and 'Caged Dames,' more film news, the Chicago Gay Men's Chorus and more! (more...)

Erin Mackey, Tom Hewitt, Chuck Cooper & More Will Join Josh Young in World Premiere of AMAZING GRACE in Chicago this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

Broadway In Chicago has announced additional principal casting for the world premiere of AMAZING GRACE, the new musical with music and lyrics by Christopher Smith and a book by Christopher Smith and Arthur Giron, directed by Gabriel Barre (Andrew Lippas' The Wild Party) and choreographed by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies). (more...)

CINDERELLA, NEWSIES, ANNIE & More Set for Broadway In Chicago's Fall 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 03, 2014

Broadway In Chicago has announced the upcoming 2014 fall season line-up. Broadway In Chicago's 2013 fall season will include BUYER & CELLAR, Emerald City Theatre's CHARLOTTE'S WEB, the World Premiere of AMAZING GRACE, the World Premiere of DEE SNIDER'S ROCK AND ROLL CHRISTMAS TALE, ANNIE, NEWSIES and RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for February 12th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Feb 12, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Gypsy' at CST and 'Into The Woods' from The Hypocrites begin, Paula Scrofano honored, Bernadette performs, another out-of-town tryout announced, a Barrel Of Monkeys revue, casting news from the Paramount and the Lyric, the Sarah Siddons Society show and more! (more...)

Josh Young Set for AMAZING GRACE World Premiere in Chicago; Gabriel Barre and Christopher Gattelli Lead Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2014

Broadway In Chicago just announced the world premiere of AMAZING GRACE, a new musical starring Tony Award nominee® Josh Young (Jesus Christ Superstar) as John Newton, directed by Gabriel Barre (Andrew Lippas' The Wild Party) and choreographed by Tony Award® winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies), will play the Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe) this fall. With music and lyrics by Christopher Smith and a book by Christopher Smith andArthur Giron, AMAZING GRACE begins performances October 9 and runs through November 2. (more...)

Workshare and Micro Strategies Deliver Simple and Seamless Content Collaboration with Alfresco
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

Together with Alfresco, Workshare Compare Server will enhance document libraries by allowing accurate and real-time comparisons for all Microsoft document types in addition to PDF/A. For highly regulated markets such as legal, financial, pharma and healthcare, this enables users to work in a secure, compliant environment, even while on the move. (more...)

Atmel Expands Industry-Sensor Hub Platform Through Partnerships With Third Party Sensor Suppliers And Sensor Fusion Software Developers
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ ARM TechCon Atmel Corporation (ATML), a global leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch technology solutions, today announced the company has partnered with the industry's leading sensor and sensor fusion software manufacturers, accelerating embedded designers' ability to create smarter, connected devices including mobile sensor hubs, connected devices, wearables and Internet of Things applications. Atmel is also expanding its sensor hub solutions with the introduction of the SAM D20 Cortex M0+, an ultra-low power, high-performance flexible core that offers intelligent peripherals including dedicated hardware to support touch inputs, along with a variety of communication features ideally suited for these applications. (more...)

OASIS Approves New Version of CMIS Standard for Content in the Cloud
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2013

The OASIS international consortium today announced the approval of version 1.1 of Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS), a broadly adopted open standard that enables information to be shared across Enterprise Content Management (ECM) repositories from different vendors. CMIS 1.1 is now an official OASIS Standard, a status that signifies the highest level of ratification. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 5/12/2013
by BWW - May 12, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/12/2013 for Detroit (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 5/05/2013
by BWW - May 05, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/05/2013 for Detroit (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 4/28/2013
by BWW - Apr 28, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/28/2013 for Detroit (more...)

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