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BWW Preview: Holy Origins! GOTHAM Introduces Young Villains, Comm. Gordon
by Jeffrey Walker - Sep 15, 2014

In the new Fox series GOTHAM, the early years of the virtuous police detective James Gordon (Ben McKenzie) is coupled with the origins of the infamous super-villains Catwoman, Penguin, Riddler and many more. Before Batman, there was a troubled city and many secrets. BWW-TV visits GOTHAM for a behind-the-scenes look at the new show. (more...)

BWW Preview: Holy Origins! GOTHAM Introduces Young Villains, Comm. Gordon
by Jeffrey Walker - Sep 15, 2014

In the new Fox series GOTHAM, the early years of the virtuous police detective James Gordon (Ben McKenzie) is coupled with the origins of the infamous super-villains Catwoman, Penguin, Riddler and many more. Before Batman, there was a troubled city and many secrets. BWW-TV visits GOTHAM for a behind-the-scenes look at the new show. (more...)

Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry to Present Fall Performance Series from September to December 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will host its first-ever Fall Puppet Performance Series on four Saturdays from September to December 2014, featuring outstanding works for puppet theater by professional puppeteers from the Northeast. There will be two showings of each production, at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., in the Ballard Institute Theater located at 1 Royce Circle in Storrs Center. Productions and dates include: (more...)

Cooking Channel to Premiere New Series OFFBEAT EATS WITH JIM STACY, 10/17
by TV News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

Chef Jim Stacy is known for doing things his way, whether it is his clever takes on traditional foods or his famous corndogs - the Fryinstein Monster and The Bananas Foster Corndog. (more...)

Cooking Channel's RESTAURANT REDEMPTION Season 2 to Premiere, 10/14
by TV News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

Ching-He Huang returns to help rescue struggling Asian restaurants across the county in desperate need of her expertise on the second season of Restaurant Redemption premiering Tuesday, October 14th (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Star of FREDERICK at Chicago Children's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

A raucous, playful new production of Leo Lionni's Frederick, a world premiere musical based on beloved children's author Leo Lionni's Caldecott Award-winning book about Frederick the mouse, is the big kick off to Chicago Children's Theatre's 10th birthday season. Scroll down for a look at the star of the show! (more...)

Cooking Channel to Debut New Series SIMPLY LAURA, 9/27
by TV News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

Internet cooking sensation Laura Vitale celebrates food with simple, seasonal meals on Simply Laura, premiering on Saturday, September 27th at 1:30pm ET/10:30am PT on Cooking Channel. (more...)

LEO LIONNI'S FREDERICK Set for Chicago Children's Theatre, 10/15-11/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

A raucous, playful new production of Leo Lionni's Frederick, a world premiere musical based on beloved children's author Leo Lionni's Caldecott Award-winning book about Frederick the mouse, is the big kick off to Chicago Children's Theatre's 10th birthday season. (more...)

2015 Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival Lineup Announced; Runs Jan 14-25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Organizers of the inaugural Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival announced today the line-up of top contemporary puppets acts and artists from around the world, the U.S. and Chicago to be presented at venues large and small throughout the city January 14-25, 2015. (more...)

Usdan Partners with BAM on New Poetic Drama MY FAMILY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Creative writing students ages 12 to 16 from Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, the acclaimed summer arts day camp whose alumni include Natalie Portman, Mariah Carey, Jane Monheit and Broadway playwright Michele Lowe, joined for the second season with students of the same age from the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Summer Youth Program in a unique two-week joint workshop from July 21 to August 1. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL at the Bay Street Theatre
by Melissa Giordano - Aug 06, 2014

It is always exciting to say 'I saw the world premiere'. You will have such an opportunity if you catch the hilarious new musical My Life Is A Musical by Adam Overett running through August 31st at Sag Harbor's Bay Street Theatre. It is still in its early stages, but the enthusiastic reception seems to indicate that tickets may be in short supply as the production continues its run. (more...)

Photo Flash: Justin Matthew Sargent, Robert Cuccioli and More Attend Opening Night of Bay Street's MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

Bay Street Theater's World Premiere of MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL opened last night and runs through August 31. This musical comedy with book, music and lyrics by Adam Overett, is directed and choreographed by Marlo Hunter. Presented in association with Martin Platt, David Elliott, Cheryl Wiesenfeld, Joan Raffe& Jhett Tolentino, and Patrick Blake, with additional support from the Joseph Stein Fund for new musicals and Adriane and Jerry Cohen. Check out the opening night photos below! (more...)

Announcing Landstar's Newest Million Mile Safe Drivers, Roadstars and the 2nd Truck Winner of 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ-LSTR), a worldwide, asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation logistics services, paid tribute to the best and safest of Landstar's owner-operators at the 3 rd Annual Landstar BCO All-Star Celebration event held in their honor earlier this month. The event featured an awards program during which Landstar inducted 11 business capacity owners (BCOs) as Landstar Roadstars and honored 126 BCOs for driving one million consecutive miles without a preventable accident, 18 BCOs as new Two Million Mile Safe Drivers and one BCO as a new Three Million Mile Safe Driver. To top off the celebration, Landstar presented its second truck giveaway of 2014. The truck in this giveaway, sponsored by Comdata, was exclusively reserved for a Landstar Roadstar or Million Miler. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Shots of Justin Matthew Sargent, Howie Michael Smith, Robert Cuccioli and More in Bay Street's MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Bay Street Theater presents the World Premiere of MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL now through August 31. This musical comedy with book, music and lyrics by Adam Overett, is directed and choreographed by Marlo Hunter. Presented in association with Martin Platt, David Elliott, Cheryl Wiesenfeld, Joan Raffe& Jhett Tolentino, and Patrick Blake, with additional support from the Joseph Stein Fund for new musicals and Adriane and Jerry Cohen. BroadwayWorld has new production photos below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/29/14 - WICKED Welcomes New Stars, Tamblyn Gets 'PRETTY', LIFE IS A MUSICAL in Long Island and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 29, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: The National Tour of WICKED welcomes a new 'Glinda' and 'Boq' this evening, Amber Tamblyn takes the stage at the Geffen, Jessica Grove is back in her fins as 'Ariel' in NC, and MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL (don't we all wish?) premieres in Long Island! (more...)

MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL, Starring Howie Michael Smith, Makes World Premiere Tonight at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Bay Street Theater presents the World Premiere of MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL (tonight, July 29-August 31). This musical comedy book, music and lyrics by Adam Overett, is directed and choreographed by Marlo Hunter. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Howie Michael Smith, Robert Cuccioli and More in MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Bay Street Theater presents the World Premiere of MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL (July 29-August 31). This musical comedy book, music and lyrics by Adam Overett, is directed and choreographed by Marlo Hunter. Presented in association with Martin Platt, David Elliott, Cheryl Wiesenfeld, Joan Raffe & Jhett Tolentino, and Patrick Blake, with additional support from the Joseph Stein Fund for new musicals and Adriane and Jerry Cohen. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

This Week at Bookworks Includes Gloria Drayer with Yoga for Grief, David Ryan and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

This week at Bookworks includes many events, such as Gloria Drayer with Yoga for Grief, David Ryan with The Gentle Art of Wandering, and Jennifer Jacobson reading Tarot cards. There are also events for children like the Harry Potter Book Club. For more information visit bkwrks.com/event. (more...)

This Week at Bookworks Includes Jane Lindskold, Brinn Colenda and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

This week at Bookworks includes author Jane Lindskold, the 16th Annual Taos Writers Conference, and more. There are also events for kids like Jenny Ruden and American Girl Book Club. For more information visit bkwrks.com/event. (more...)

Frances McDormand and Richard Jenkins to Star in HBO Miniseries OLIVE KITTERIDGE
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Academy Award(R) winner Frances McDormand ('Fargo,' 'North Country') and Academy Award(R) nominee Richard Jenkins star in the four-part HBO Miniseries drama OLIVE KITTERIDGE (more...)

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