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Lawrence Wright's THIRTEEN DAYS IN SEPTEMBER Among NY Times Top 10 Books in 2014Lawrence Wright's THIRTEEN DAYS IN SEPTEMBER Among NY Times Top 10 Books in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

Pulitzer Prize winning author, screenwriter and journalist Lawrence Wright's latest book, Thirteen Days in September, has been named one of the "Top 10 Books of 2014" by The New York Times, is #5 on Amazon.com's Editors' List of the Best Books of 2014, made NPR's list of "2014's Great Reads," as well as Entertainment Weekly's "10 Best Nonfiction Books of 2014" and Publisher's Weekly "10 Best Books of 2014." (more...)

Charles Wright Named President of 2014-15 Drama Desk; BWW's Richard Ridge Elected SecretaryCharles Wright Named President of 2014-15 Drama Desk; BWW's Richard Ridge Elected Secretary
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

Charles Wright, long-time Drama Desk member, has been elected the new President of the Drama Desk by its membership voting electronically in approval of the projected Officers and Board of Director slate for 2014-2015.] He assumed the Presidency at this evening's annual membership meeting, held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Travel Inn, 515 West 42nd Street. Mr. Wright was introduced as the incoming President by outgoing President Isa Goldberg, who was elected to remain on the Board as a Member-at-Large. (more...)

Barington Capital Group Sends Letter To The Chairman And CEO Of Ebix, Inc.Barington Capital Group Sends Letter To The Chairman And CEO Of Ebix, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Barington Capital Group, L.P. announced today that it has sent the attached letter to the Chairman and CEO of Ebix, Inc. (EBIX). In the letter, Barington states that it believes that the Company's strong market position and track record of profitable growth is not being recognized by the marketplace. The Company's common stock is currently trading at a low price to earnings ratio that is well below that of the Company's peers and the market as whole. The Company's stock has also dramatically underperformed its peers and the market over the past five years. (more...)

Conn's Exploring Strategic AlternativesConn's Exploring Strategic Alternatives
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

“Our strategic initiatives remain on track with new store openings and the penetration of new geographic markets, and we remain committed to our current strategic plan,” stated Theodore M. Wright, Conn's chairman and chief executive officer. “We are extremely proud of what our Conn's team has accomplished. While we remain confident in the Company's future prospects and have ample capital and liquidity to execute our business plan, we have decided to conduct a strategic review and explore options to accelerate the realization of value for our stockholders,” said Mr. Wright. (more...)

Michael Wright Named CEO, DreamWorks StudiosMichael Wright Named CEO, DreamWorks Studios
by Movies News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Michael Wright, President and Head of Programming, TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies, has been named CEO of DreamWorks Studios effective January 3, 2015 (more...)

Silhouette Theatre Company's Denver Premiere of GRACE Opens TonightSilhouette Theatre Company's Denver Premiere of GRACE Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Silhouette Theatre Company presents the Denver Premiere production of Grace September 4 - September 27 with shows at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday; 2:00 p.m. on Saturdays; 6:30 p.m. on Sundays and a special show on Monday, September 22 at 7:30 p.m. at The John Hand Theater, 7653 E. 1st Place in Denver. Ticket are $18; group discounts are available by calling 303-999-9143 or on-line at www.silhouettetheatrecompany.org. (more...)

Unicorn Theatre's HANDS ON A HARDBODY Begins TonightUnicorn Theatre's HANDS ON A HARDBODY Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Hands on a Hardbody is a new rock musical about 10 Texans whose new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days on end and armed with nothing but hope and ambition, they'll fight to keep at least one hand on a brand-new truck in order to win it. In this hard-fought contest, only one winner can drive away with the American dream. (more...)

Unicorn Theatre to Present HANDS ON A HARDBODY, 9/3-28Unicorn Theatre to Present HANDS ON A HARDBODY, 9/3-28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Hands on a Hardbody is a new rock musical about 10 Texans whose new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days on end and armed with nothing but hope and ambition, they'll fight to keep at least one hand on a brand-new truck in order to win it. In this hard-fought contest, only one winner can drive away with the American dream. (more...)

United Treatment Centers, Inc (UTRM) (DBA www.PotNetwork.tv) Retools for Revenue United Treatment Centers, Inc (UTRM) (DBA www.PotNetwork.tv) Retools for Revenue
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

LOS ANGELES, CA -  United Treatment Centers (OTC Pink: UTRM) (PINKSHEETS: UTRM) DBA PotNetwork.tv provided updated information today regarding the re-launch of the Company's web site and upcoming streaming video news and content. 'The Company's primary focus of being the go-to media source for everything cannabis remains constant,' said James Wright, the Company's new CEO. 'The Company's new staff is dedicated to the development of content streaming to all platforms, such as computers and smart phones, as well as television distribution. Revenues for the Company will be advertising driven as it rolls out its content to both the web and television viewers.' (more...)

BWW Reviews: Arena Stage's World Premiere of CAMP DAVID Captivates, Shows Considerable PotentialBWW Reviews: Arena Stage's World Premiere of CAMP DAVID Captivates, Shows Considerable Potential
by Jennifer Perry - Apr 4, 2014

Admittedly, I am a sucker for new plays, but when they're as ambitious as this one, I get even more excited. This one is one to be excited about. (more...)

Conn's, Inc. Announces Record Revenues and Net IncomeConn's, Inc. Announces Record Revenues and Net Income
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2013

Significant items for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 include: (more...)

Douglas Morrisson Theatre to Present Craig Wright's GRACE, 1/7Douglas Morrisson Theatre to Present Craig Wright's GRACE, 1/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2013

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre (DMT) has announced the fifth production in the 2013-2014 'Bare Bones' staged reading series: "GRACE" by Craig Wright, a darkly comic play exploring the changing nature of faith, time and space. (more...)

Morguard North American Residential REIT Announces 2013 Third Quarter Results and CFO AppointmentMorguard North American Residential REIT Announces 2013 Third Quarter Results and CFO Appointment
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

TSX: MRG.UN (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 10/25/2013 - 10/25/2013This Weeks New Movies - 10/25/2013 - 10/25/2013
by BWW - Oct 20, 2013

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 10/25/2013 - 10/25/2013! (more...)

Cher, Jim Parsons & More Set Lend Voices for 'Autism Speaks' CampaignCher, Jim Parsons & More Set Lend Voices for 'Autism Speaks' Campaign
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, launched today its second annual 'Sound Off For Autism Speaks.' (more...)

BWW Reviews: A Showbiz Tour de Force at Artists Rep, But MISTAKES WERE MADEBWW Reviews: A Showbiz Tour de Force at Artists Rep, But MISTAKES WERE MADE
by Patrick Brassell - Oct 6, 2013

Mistakes Were Made is more or less a one-man show. Felix, played by Michael Mendelson, becomes increasingly frantic, bouncing from call to call, screaming obscenities one second and sweet-talking the people who can help him the next. (more...)

48 HOURS Encore Scores as Saturday's No. 1 Program in Viewers48 HOURS Encore Scores as Saturday's No. 1 Program in Viewers
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2013

CBS News' 48 HOURS: 'The Hunt for Mr. Wright' (R) was Saturday's #1 program in both households and viewers, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for June 29, 2013. (more...)

Britman Theatre Company to Present I AM MY OWN WIFE, 5/23-26Britman Theatre Company to Present I AM MY OWN WIFE, 5/23-26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

For the first in New York time since its Tony Award-winning Broadway production in 2003, I Am My Own Wife by Doug Wright will be performed at The Studio Theatre on Theatre Row for four performances from May 23-26, 2013. Jen Forcino directs Scott Voloshin in a solo performance, portraying 30 distinct characters in this Pulitzer Prize-winning drama. The Studio Theatre on Theatre Row is located at 410 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036. (more...)

Jack Black Emcees All-Star Line-Up at Autism Speaks Benefit TonightJack Black Emcees All-Star Line-Up at Autism Speaks Benefit Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2013

Kristen and Stephen Stills are hosting the Light Up The Blues Concert-An Evening of Music to Benefit Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization. The fundraiser, emceed by Jack Black , is set for Club Nokia in Los Angeles tonight, April 13 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Jack Black to Emcee All-Star Line-Up at Autism Speaks Benefit, 4/13Jack Black to Emcee All-Star Line-Up at Autism Speaks Benefit, 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2013

Kristen and Stephen Stills are hosting the Light Up The Blues Concert—An Evening of Music to Benefit Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization. (more...)

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