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Amas's Rosetta Lenoire Musical Theatre Teen Academy to Present 9 TO 5, 5/2-11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

The Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) The Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy will present 9 to 5: The Musical, based on the 1980 20th Century Fox film and originally produced on Broadway by Robert Greenblatt. Directed by Christopher Scott with choreography by Monica Johnson and musical direction by Trevor Bachman, the production will feature 26 members of "The Teen Academy." Performances will begin on Friday, May 2, 2014 (and continue through May 11) at The Theatre at the 14th Street Y (344 East 14th Street - between 1st & 2nd Aves). Tickets are $20 (adults) and $17 (students & seniors) and can be purchased by calling Ovation Tix at (212) 352-3101 or by visiting https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/932779. For more information please call (212) 563-2565 or visit amasmusical.org. (more...)

FEARNET And FEARNET.com Present Late-Night Laughs And Chills From Across The Pond With The 'Twisted Comedy' Block, Featuring Three Original Series Never Seen In The U.S
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ FEARNET launches into April with the 'Twisted Comedy' blocka special week-long event airing midnight to 2 a.m. ET from Tuesday, April 1 through Saturday, April 5. The 'Twisted Comedy' block is a celebration of dark and depraved humor from our Neighbors to the North, Across the Pond, and Down Under, featuring the complete FEARNET original series INSIDE NO. 9, WATCH WITH MOTHER, and S.O.S.for the first time ever in the United Statesas well as five episodes of the FEARNET fan-favorite PSYCHOVILLE. In conjunction with the event, fans will be able to access a live 'Twisted Comedy' simulcast on FEARNET.com. Additionally, all episodes will be available on FEARNET's VOD platform in a special 'Twisted Comedy' folder, the day after they air on the linear channel. (more...)

A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Cast Recording Set for 2/25 Digital Release
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

Ghostlight Records has announced the release of the original Broadway cast recording of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, the new musical currently running at the Walter Kerr Theatre. The album - produced by Joel Moss and Kurt Deutsch, with Joey Parnes serving as Executive Producer - will be released by digital outlets on February 25 with the disc available in stores and online April 1. The physical CD features a 40-page booklet with complete lyrics, color photos, a synopsis by librettist Robert L. Freedman and an essay by renowned theater writer and critic David Cote. To pre-order, visit click here. (more...)

Turnitin for iPad Surpasses 100,000 Downloads
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/  Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced that Turnitin for iPad has surpassed 100,000 downloads since its August 2013 launch. Instructors using Turnitin for iPad can check student submissions for originality and provide rich, meaningful feedback using QuickMark and general comments, voice comments, and grading rubrics. Turnitin for iPad automatically syncs with instructors' online Turnitin accounts, allowing instructors to literally Grade Anywhere TM. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Looks Ahead to 2014: 14 Things We Can't Wait For!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 01, 2014

For the past week, BroadwayWorld has been counting down the final days of 2013 with video tributes to our 13 favorite musical moments of this year. Now that the ball has dropped and 2014 has officially arrived, we shift gears and look ahead to what is to come in 2014. Below, we count-up to the 14 theatrical events of 2014 that we are most excited for! (more...)

BWW Asks: What Should NBC's Next Live Musical Be?
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 10, 2013

Yesterday BWW reported that the NBC network plans to stage another live musical in 2014 following the huge success of last Thursday's THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE, starring Carrie Underwood. Which musical do you think should be next? (more...)

NBC Confirms Plan for 2014 Live Musical with Craig Zadan and Neil Meron
by TV News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

According to The New York Times, Robert Greenblatt, NBC's chairman of the entertainment division, has confirmed that the network will stage another live musical in 2014, with 'MUSIC' executive producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan. (more...)

NBC to Air at Least One SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE! Encore Prior to Christmas
by TV News Desk - Dec 04, 2013

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Universal TV production of NBC's THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE will air at least one additional time prior to Christmas Day. The original broadcast will take place live tomorrow, Thursday December 5th at 8 pm. (more...)

Bushwick Starr & Brooklyn Gypsy TO PRESENT GHETTO HORS D'OEUVRES, 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

Rappers and poets break down borders to collaboratively create an ode to Brooklyn's gritty streets. Ghetto Hors D'oeuvres sparks dialogue on complex issues of immigration, economics, and survival through the rich art, poetry, and music of a city that is home to more artists in the US than any other. Enjoy free hors d'oeuvres and bear witness as an eclectic group of Brooklyn artists, both native and immigrant, decipher the block and break down the rock that is the foundation and cornerstone of the Brooklyn we call home. Performances followed by live band, DJ set, conversation, and dancing. (more...)

MEGA STAGE TUBE: Listen to THE CRAFT - THE MUSICAL Demos; Set for NYC Reading This Year
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2013

THE CRAFT: The Musical is a brand new musical inspired by the 1996 cult film of the same name. Click below to listen to demo tracks from the musical, including 'The Dream / Now is the Time', 'A Perfect Circle', 'Witches!', 'Manon', 'With Perfect Love & Perfect Trust', 'Light as a Feather', 'Blessed Be', and 'The Invocation'! (more...)

David Janollari Signs Development Deal with NBC
by TV News Desk - May 22, 2013

Award- winning producer and network executive David Janollari, who has shepherded hit shows ranging from FRIENDS and SIX FEET UNDER to SUPERNATURAL and AWKWARD, is setting up a new production company in an exclusive deal with Universal Television, it was announced today by Bela Bajaria, Executive Vice President of Universal Television. (more...)

NBC Announces Comedies and Dramas for 2013-14 Primetime Schedule
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2013

NBC has announced a new lineup of primetime shows for the 2013-14 season that provide a winning combination of popular returning series, fresh new comedies, compelling new dramas and the latest season of "The Voice," the top reality program on television. (more...)

NBC Entertainment Promotes Bradley Melnick to EVP and CFO
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2013

NBC Entertainment has promoted company veteran Bradley Melnick to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, it was announced today by Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment. (more...)

NBC Acquires Rights to Action Crime Series CROSSING LINES
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2013

NBC has acquired the U.S. television rights to the one-hour action-crime series 'Crossing Lines,' from producers Tandem Communications ('The Pillars of the Earth', 'World Without End') and Bernero Productions ('Criminal Minds,' 'Third Watch'). (more...)

NBC to Debut New Drama DO NO HARM Following 30 ROCK Finale
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2013

NBC will premiere the new drama DO NO HARM today, January 31 (10-11 p.m. ET) following the hour-long series finale of the Emmy Award-winning '30 Rock' (8-9 p.m. ET) earlier that same night. In addition, 'Rock Center with Brian Williams' will move to Fridays beginning February 8 (10-11 p.m. ET) following 'Dateline NBC' (9-10 p.m. ET). (more...)

Review Roundup: Kevin Bacon Stars in FOX's THE FOLLOWING Premiering Tonight
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 21, 2013

Kevin Bacon stars in THE FOLLOWING, his first network TV series. The actor portrays 'Ryan Hardy', a former FBI agent who is called out of retirement in order to track down a dangerous criminal after he escapes from prison. The series premieres tonight, JANUARY 21, (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Let see what the critics have to say! (more...)

Center Theatre Group Announces ENTER LAUGHING, THE MUSICAL Reading to Honor Carl Reiner, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2013

In honor of comedy legend Carl Reiner's 75 years in the business, Center Theatre Group is presenting a staged reading of "Enter Laughing, The Musical," which is inspired by Reiner's experiences as a young man struggling to break into theatre in New York. The one night only event directed by Stuart Ross ("Forever Plaid"), Mark Taper Forum on Monday, January 28, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. is already sold out. (more...)

Photo Flash: SMASH Stars & More Attend NBCUniversal's Press Tour
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 09, 2013

The stars came out for the 2013 NBCUniversal Press Tour held on Sunday, January 6, 2013 at The Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, California. Featured in the event were SMASH stars Megan Hilty, Christian Borle, Katharine McPhee and Anjelica Huston. Also in attendance, the cast of the new NBC comedy 1600 Penn. Stars of Celebrity Apprentice All Stars showed up as well as Aaron Tveit, who leads the new drama series, 'Graceland.' Check out the photos below! (more...)

Steve Carell Most Likely Won't Return for THE OFFICE Series Finale
by TV News Desk - Jan 06, 2013

According to The Hollywood Reporter, NBC entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt addressed the rumors of Steve Carell's potential return for THE OFFICE's upcoming series finale at the Televsion Critics Association press tour. And the news wasn't good. (more...)

Scoop: LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY on NBC - Friday, December 7, 2012
by TV Scoop - Dec 07, 2012

Get all the scoop on LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY, airing on NBC on Friday, December 7, 2012! (more...)

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