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BWW Fitness News: 23rd Annual 'Cancer Survivors' Celebration Walk & 5K Run' Kicks Off, 6/2BWW Fitness News: 23rd Annual 'Cancer Survivors' Celebration Walk & 5K Run' Kicks Off, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

CHICAGO, May 26, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ More than 4,000 people are expected to participate in the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University's 23rd Annual Cancer Survivors' Celebration Walk & 5K Run in Chicago's Grant Park on Sunday, June 5 - National Cancer Survivors Day. One of the nation's largest cancer survivorship events, the celebration brings cancer survivors, families and friends together with the physicians, scientists and health professionals who support them in a tribute to cancer survivors and the breakthroughs being made in cancer treatment and research. Participants will have the option of joining a non-competitive walk or a chip-timed 5K along the lakefront. (more...)

Josh Grisetti, Leslie Kritzer & Catherine Brunell Will Step Into SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Lead Roles This SummerJosh Grisetti, Leslie Kritzer & Catherine Brunell Will Step Into SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Lead Roles This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Broadway's smash hit musical comedy Something Rotten! will welcome three new principal cast members beginning Monday, July 18 as the ten-time Tony Award-nominated show enters its second year at Broadway's St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). (more...)

Joshua Harmon's BAD JEWS Opens Next Month at Theatre of NOTEJoshua Harmon's BAD JEWS Opens Next Month at Theatre of NOTE
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

NotTheMom Productions is thrilled to present BAD JEWS, written by Joshua Harmon and directed by Sabrina Lloyd. BAD JEWS will open on Thursday, June 30 at 8pm and run through Sunday, July 24 at Theatre of NOTE, 1517 N. Cahuenga Blvd. (just north of Sunset) in Hollywood. (more...)

fi360 Hires New Chief Product And Strategy Officerfi360 Hires New Chief Product And Strategy Officer
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

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Craig Sager to be Honored with Jimmy V Perseverance Award at The 2016 ESPYS on ABCCraig Sager to be Honored with Jimmy V Perseverance Award at The 2016 ESPYS on ABC
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2016

ESPN today announced that Sager will be honored with the Jimmy V Perseverance Award on July 13 at The 2016 ESPYS presented by Capital One on ABC. (more...)

Father/Son Duo Collaborate on Series of TextbooksFather/Son Duo Collaborate on Series of Textbooks
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

LOS ANGELES, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ What's the clich the apple doesn't fall far from the tree? (more...)

Craig Sager to Receive Jimmy V Perseverance Award at 2016 ESPYSCraig Sager to Receive Jimmy V Perseverance Award at 2016 ESPYS
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2016

Craig Sager is one of the most respected sideline reporters in sports, and he is well known for both his colorful attire and personality. Given a life-changing diagnosis of leukemia in 2014, TNT's hard-working veteran returned to the sidelines in 2015 and continues to publicly battle the disease while remaining committed to the work he loves. ESPN today announced that Sager will be honored with the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at “The 2016 ESPYS presented by Capital One.” The ESPYS will be broadcast live on WEDNESDAY, JULY 13 (8:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (more...)

Texas Music Festival Trumpets 2016 Summer Concerts with Musical FirstsTexas Music Festival Trumpets 2016 Summer Concerts with Musical Firsts
by Louisa Brady - May 22, 2016

This summer the 27th Annual Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival (TMF) will chart several musical firsts, including the TMF debut of distinguished Austrian conductor Hans Graf, who holds the distinction of having been the longest serving Music Director in Houston Symphony history. The June 3 - July 2 international music residency, based at the University of Houston (UH) Moores School of Music, attracts classical music's rising stars from top tier music conservatories worldwide to study and perform in concert with world-class soloists, conductors and faculty artists at the UH Moores Opera House and the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. (more...)

Laura Lippman to Chat WILDE LAKE Novel at The Music Hall's 'Writers in the Loft'Laura Lippman to Chat WILDE LAKE Novel at The Music Hall's 'Writers in the Loft'
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

The Music Hall's Writers in the Loft series will present the New York Times bestselling author and award-winning crime writer Laura Lippman with her latest novel WILDE LAKE, which explores the frailty of memory and how life and circumstance can create villains where heroes once stood. (more...)

Caroline Neff Joins Cast of Steep Theatre's WASTWATERCaroline Neff Joins Cast of Steep Theatre's WASTWATER
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Steep Theatre's upcoming U.S. Premiere of Wastwater marks the return of two notable members of the Steep family to the Edgewater theatre: Tony Award winner and Steep Associate Playwright Simon Stephens and Jeff Award winner and Steep Ensemble Member Caroline Neff. (more...)

School at Steps to Host Ballet and Theater Showcases, 6/11-12School at Steps to Host Ballet and Theater Showcases, 6/11-12
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

The School at Steps, an educational and artistic training center for aspiring professional ballet, contemporary, and theater performers, will culminate the 2016 academic year with their annual Ballet and Theater Showcases, June 11-12 at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater. Presenting 120 students, the showcases demonstrate the school's commitment to cultivating the versatile dancer. (more...)

Drury Lane Theatre to Stage DEATHTRAP, 6/9-8/14Drury Lane Theatre to Stage DEATHTRAP, 6/9-8/14
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Drury Lane Theatre continues its 2016-2017 season with Ira Levin's popular murder mystery, Deathtrap, directed by Artistic Director William Osetek. Deathtrap runs June 9 - August 14, 2016 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The Press Opening is Thursday, June 16 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Marblehead School of Ballet to Host 2016 Summer Dance IntensiveMarblehead School of Ballet to Host 2016 Summer Dance Intensive
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

The Marblehead School of Ballet (MSB) launches its renowned Summer Dance Intensive and annual excursion to Jacob's Pillow from July 11 to August 12.  MSB is accepting applications for its Summer Intensive Dance 2016 programs for dancers ages 11 and over from July 18 to August 6 and children ages 8 to 12 from August 8 to August 12.  International students, ages 15 and above with intermediate level dance training, are invited to apply.  The Summer Intensive Dance 2016 programs will be held at 115 Pleasant Street in Marblehead, Massachusetts. (more...)

Marblehead School of Ballet to Host 2016 Summer Dance IntensiveMarblehead School of Ballet to Host 2016 Summer Dance Intensive
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

The Marblehead School of Ballet (MSB) launches its renowned Summer Dance Intensive and annual excursion to Jacob's Pillow from July 11 to August 12.  MSB is accepting applications for its Summer Intensive Dance 2016 programs for dancers ages 11 and over from July 18 to August 6 and children ages 8 to 12 from August 8 to August 12.  International students, ages 15 and above with intermediate level dance training, are invited to apply.  The Summer Intensive Dance 2016 programs will be held at 115 Pleasant Street in Marblehead, Massachusetts. (more...)

City of Chicago Honors Martha Lavey, Steppenwolf's 40th AnniversaryCity of Chicago Honors Martha Lavey, Steppenwolf's 40th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and members of the Chicago City Council today  honored Steppenwolf Theatre Company's 40th Anniversary, recognizing the organization for its invaluable artistic contributions to Chicago. Additionally, in a separate resolution, Mayor Emanuel and the City Council paid special tribute to former Steppenwolf artistic director Martha Lavey on her two decades of transformational leadership from 1995 to 2015. (more...)

Promethean Theatre Ensemble Sets 2016-17 SeasonPromethean Theatre Ensemble Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Promethean Ensemble Theatre will enter its second decade with three plays that view characters and stories of the past through the eyes of modern playwrights. Leading off the season in December will be Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde, Moises Kaufman's 1997 biographical play about playwright Oscar Wilde's 1895 trials and ultimate conviction for the crime of homosexuality. Promethean Theatre Ensemble Artistic Director Brian Pastor will direct. (more...)

Sideshow Theatre Company Sets 10th Anniversary SeasonSideshow Theatre Company Sets 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

? Sideshow Theatre Company, winner of the League of Chicago Theatres' 2016 Broadway In Chicago Emerging Theatre Award, is pleased to announce its full 10th Anniversary Season, proudly featuring two world premieres and one U.S premiere production. (more...)

Hawaii Symphony Orchestra to Welcome Olga Kern for All-Russian ProgramHawaii Symphony Orchestra to Welcome Olga Kern for All-Russian Program
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

The Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra (HSO) concludes its 2015-2016 season with a glorious weekend of Russian masterworks on Saturday, June 11 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 12 at 4 p.m. Titled "From Russia With Love," the season finale begins with Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture and is followed by Tchaikovsky's final composition, the Piano Concerto No. 3 in E-flat major featuring pianist Olga Kern - Gold Medal winner of the 2001 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Led by Maestro Victor Yampolsky, "From Russia With Love" also features Kern in Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 1 in D-flat major, the work that sealed Prokofiev's reputation as a composer. The concert program concludes with Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances op. 45, a symphonic work that celebrates a lush orchestral palette. We challenge concertgoers not to be moved by this performance. Tickets start at $34 and are on sale now. (more...)

Andrea Kramer and Alton Harris Release BREAKING THROUGH BIASAndrea Kramer and Alton Harris Release BREAKING THROUGH BIAS
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Bibliomotion is thrilled to announce the launch of BREAKING THROUGH BIAS: Communication Techniques for Women to Succeed at Work by Andrea S. Kramer & Alton B. Harris (May 17, 2016). (more...)

Rite of Summer Music Festival Announces 2016 Lineup on Governors IslandRite of Summer Music Festival Announces 2016 Lineup on Governors Island
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Blair McMillen and Pam Goldberg are thrilled to present the sixth season of the Rite of Summer Music Festival, taking place Summer 2016 on Governors Island, New York City. Rite of Summer will present free outdoor concerts Memorial Day weekend through late August. (more...)

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