Michael Williams News

Resorts World Manila Takes a Detour from Family Musicals
by Jude Cartalaba - Apr 11, 2014

Resorts World Manila (RWM) begins its live shows for the summer this month, and will premiere the Broadway musical PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT, on Friday, May 9, at Newport Performing Arts Theatre (NPAT). (more...)

Actuate's BIRT iHub Certified on Cloudera Enterprise 5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Actuate's BIRT iHub is a high performance enterprise platform used to pull Big Data from multiple sources and deliver secure, interactive and personalized content – such as dashboards, reports and analytic applications – to end users. The combination of BIRT iHub and Cloudera Enterprise 5 allows users to quickly filter through the large amount and variety of data that can be stored in a Cloudera enterprise data hub powered by Apache Hadoop, then immediately access real-time information on customer behavior and internal processes. (more...)

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA Meets the Press; Show Opens 5/9
by Jory Rivera - Apr 04, 2014

The main cast of the Philippine premiere of Sydney-London's West End-Broadway musical PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT: Leo Tavarro Valdez (Tick/Mitzi), Jon Santos (Bernadette), Red Concepcion (Adam, Felicia), Michael Williams (Miss Understanding), Bituin Escalante (Diva), Lani Ligot (Diva), Timmy Canlas (Diva), and Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo (Marion), donned for the first time their '80s retro costumes, mainly designed by Edgar San Diego, before the members of the press Thursday, April 3, at Taps, Genting Club, Maxims Hotel. (more...)

Cape Town Opera Celebrates 15th Anniversary this Year
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

2014 sees Cape Town Opera celebrating its fifteenth year as South Africa's premiere opera company. From its home in Southern Africa to countries including the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Israel, the United States and Australia, Cape Town Opera has thrilled audiences across the globe. Acclaimed for the vibrant vocalism and high-octane stage performances of its artists, Cape Town Opera's soloists and chorus continue to win the hearts of local and international critics and opera-lovers while proudly flying the South African flag and showcasing this country's wealth of talent. Michael Williams, Cape Town Opera's Managing Director reflects on this young company's history, 'Our survival would not have been possible without the support of our sponsors and especially the National Lotteries Distribution Trust fund, the audience, our talented singers and staff members. Equally important are the valuable collaborations we've forged with international opera companies. However we not only have to think more globally, we have to become more entrepreneurial in the way we run the company; it is after all a business, and that means balancing high quality with low overheads to survive.' (more...)

Bryn Terfel to Perform at Artscape Opera House, 2-3 May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

Internationally acclaimed Welsh opera and concert bass-baritone Bryn Terfel will perform two concerts only at the Artscape Opera House in Cape Town on Friday, 2nd May and Saturday, 3rd May 2014. With a host of awards and accolades including a GRAMMY Award, a CBE and the Queen's Medal for Music to his name, Terfel is one of the most sought-after opera singers in the world. (more...)

Actuate Technical Experts to Present Three Sessions on BIRT at EclipseCon 2014 on March 17-19 in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

The BIRT sessions will be presented by Actuate's own technical experts. “BIRT Basics, and Beyond” is a three hour-long tutorial, led by John Ward, OEM Sales Engineer at Actuate, that will guide attendees on a journey through the BIRT development environment where they can experience first-hand the ease of building reports. The following areas of BIRT development will be covered: report design; connecting to multiple data sources; report item layout in a report design; formatting report items; re-use in a development team; and deployment of BIRT and BIRT reports. (more...)

IMAGINARY PORTRAITS: PRINCE IGOR to Open at Gallery Met, 1/31; New Production of PRINCE IGOR Opera Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

New works by more than 20 prominent artists will be featured in Imaginary Portraits: Prince Igor, a group show opening at the Arnold & Marie Schwartz Gallery Met on January 31. Each of the participating artists has created a portrait of the 12th-century Russian warlord Prince Igor, the subject of Borodin's opera of the same name, who made a significant impact on medieval Russian history but left behind no definitive visual record. (more...)

Photo Flash: DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING? Concert in Manila
by Oliver Oliveros - Feb 01, 2014

'DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING? is a concert celebration of the musical genius of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg. It is an unexpectedly moving tribute to the universal appeal of their collaborations, and shows how LES MISERABLES in particular has impacted people all around the world.' - BroadwayWorld.com (more...)

IMAGINARY PORTRAITS: PRINCE IGOR Opens at Gallery Met Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

New works by more than 20 prominent artists will be featured in Imaginary Portraits: Prince Igor, a group show opening at the Arnold & Marie Schwartz Gallery Met today, January 31. (more...)

Actuate BIRT Meetup Group Announces Inaugural San Francisco Bay Area Developer Event on February 6th
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

The first Bay Area BIRT Meetup will be held at Actuate headquarters in San Mateo on February 6th. Michael Williams, BIRT Product Evangelist & Forums Manager at Actuate, will demonstrate how to create a seamless web application development experience by integrating BIRT's powerful data visualizations and analytics with Cloudera Impala and other data sources. Cloudera will show how the Cloudera Impala platform enables real-time, ad hoc query access to Hadoop-based data that can then be accessed in BIRT. (more...)

IMAGINARY PORTRAITS: PRINCE IGOR to Open at Gallery Met, 1/31; New Production of PRINCE IGOR Opera Set for 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

New works by more than 20 prominent artists will be featured in Imaginary Portraits: Prince Igor, a group show opening at the Arnold & Marie Schwartz Gallery Met on January 31. Each of the participating artists has created a portrait of the 12th-century Russian warlord Prince Igor, the subject of Borodin's opera of the same name, who made a significant impact on medieval Russian history but left behind no definitive visual record. (more...)

Photo Coverage: DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING? in Manila Meets the Press
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 22, 2014

DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING? international concert tour headliner Lea Salonga ("Les Miserables"), sans the show's other two lead stars David Harris ("Legally Blonde") and Marie Zamora ("Les Miserables"), met with the press yesterday, January 22, at Maxims Hotel at Resorts World Manila. Instead, Salonga was joined by the new additions to the cast Jon Joven ("Miss Saigon"), Leo Tavarro Valdez ("Miss Saigon"), Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo ("Miss Saigon"), and Carla Guevara Laforteza ("Miss Saigon") who will perform with Salonga, Harris, and Zamora in the Manila leg of the concert set Wednesday, January 29, and Thursday, January 30, at 8 p.m. at Resorts World Manila's Newport Performing Arts Theatre. (more...)

Consumers Energy Warns Against Continued 'Green Dot' Imposter Phone Scam
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

JACKSON, Mich., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Consumers Energy is again alerting the public that a scam demanding people quickly pay bills over the telephone using a Green Dot prepaid credit card continues in Michigan. (more...)

Tune In to Oomba.tv This Holiday Season to Watch Broadcasts of Speedgolf, Ultrarunning, Hip-Hop and Rap Battle
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Oomba.tv, the leading online broadcast channel to stream unique action sports and games, announces the addition of three new events to its holiday lineup including Speedgolf, the 2013 Ultimate Race of Champions and the MC WAR Battle Mania. (more...)

Flapps Time Tracking Software, Adds Two Fortune 100 Companies To Its Client List
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Flapps.com is pleased to announce that they have signed two members of the Fortune 100 Company list, to use Flapps as their online time tracking software provider. Both companies will use the time tracking software to help manage employee work and time off hours. (more...)

Review Roundup: CINDERELLA by Resorts World Manila
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 18, 2013

Resorts World Manila presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'Cinderella.' Leading the show's star-studded cast are Karylle as Cinderella and Christian Bautista as the Prince. The beloved musical, which opened at Newport Performing Arts Theater Wednesday, October 9, is directed by veteran stage actor Michael Williams. (more...)

Rachel de Benedet, Kevin Earley, Teal Wicks and More Join UnsungMusicalsCo.'s CAESAR'S WIFE, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2013

UnsungMusicalsCo. (UMC) will present a one-night-only concert of Caesar's Wife featuring the world premiere of an original score written circa 1969 by Tony Award nominee Carolyn Leigh (Peter Pan, Little Me, Gatsby) and Grammy Award nominee Lee Pockriss (Gatsby, Ernest in Love). Conceived and directed by Ben West (The Fig Leaves Are Falling, At Home Abroad), this new behind-the-scenes look at the unfinished musical will play Peter Norton Symphony Space today, November 18 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Amy Hohn, Cary Shields & More Join Cast of UMC's CAESAR'S WIFE Concert, 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

Jonathan Burke (A Christmas Story), Amy Hohn (November), Chris LeBeau, Kilty Reidy (The Drowsy Chaperone) and Cary Shields (Taboo, Rent) have joined the cast of UnsungMusicalsCo.'s (UMC) concert presentation of Caesar's Wife. (more...)

Rachel de Benedet, Kevin Earley, Teal Wicks and More Join UnsungMusicalsCo.'s CAESAR'S WIFE, 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 05, 2013

UnsungMusicalsCo. (UMC) will present a one-night-only concert of Caesar's Wife featuring the world premiere of an original score written circa 1969 by Tony Award nominee Carolyn Leigh (Peter Pan, Little Me, Gatsby) and Grammy Award nominee Lee Pockriss (Gatsby, Ernest in Love). Conceived and directed by Ben West (The Fig Leaves Are Falling, At Home Abroad), this new behind-the-scenes look at the unfinished musical will play Peter Norton Symphony Space on Monday, November 18 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Choreographers from KINKY BOOTS & More Present New Work at 6th Bi-Annual BC Beat Showcase, 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

Broadway's most daring, curious, and talented artists are preparing to gather at Cielo for the Fall 2013 BC Beat on Monday November 11th, the showcase and dance party with it's own rules for sharing work and connecting artists. Doors open at 7pm and guests are welcomed by the evening's choreographers, Charlie Sutton, Cindy Salgado, Caleb Teicher, Kyle Mullins, Tricia Brouk, Josh Assor, Rickey Tripp, Jennifer Jancuska, and performers including Daniel Watts, Jennifer Locke, Ephraim Sykes, Aurelia Michael, Voltaire Wade-Greene, Masi Yahya James, Amber Jackson, Elizabeth Burke, Macy Sullivan, Ryan VanDenBoom, Matthew Steffens, Heather Hamilton, Shiloh Goodin, Liz Piccoli, Paul Romero, Borris York, Rachel Guest, Matthew Oaks and Michael Williams as Broadway veteran Justin Johnson curates music. (more...)

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