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Photo Flash: Haunting Promo Pics for Serenbe Playhouse's THE SLEEPY HOLLOW EXPERIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Fresh off of the heels of their most successful summer to date including OKLAHOMA!, the most Suzi Bass nominated production of the year, Atlanta's newest Halloween tradition, The Sleepy Hollow Experience, returns after a sold out run last season! Join Serenbe Playhouse in the Serenbe Stables for this classic spooky story with all the thrills, chills and laughs that keep you on The Edge of your seat. The storybook tale revolves around the bumbling, awkward schoolteacher, Ichabod Crane, the coquettish Katrina, and Ichabod's brutish rival, Brom Bones. In this innovative experiential adaptation, you will find yourself guided by roving minstrel storytellers, while the Headless Horseman rushes about on live horseback! Keep your wits about you or you might be his next victim! Scroll down for some atmosphere-setting promo photos! (more...)

Jay Sullivan, Jeffrey Bean and James Black to Lead DRACULA at the Alley Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for Dracula, the Original Vampire Play, the second production in the 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season. Featuring iconic costume and set designs by Edward Gorey, the Alley's production is based on the original 1927 adaptation of the classic thriller that marvelously balances the menace of the horror tale with sophisticated satire. (more...)

MOUNTAIN MEN Season Finale Scores 3 Million Total Viewers
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

3.0 million Total Viewers climbed to the season three finale of HISTORY(R)'S hit unscripted series MOUNTAIN MEN Sunday evening, making the show cable's number one program for the night. The series, which follows the real-life challenges of six men as they use time-honored skills, true grit and sheer cunning to live a life of total freedom deep in America's wilderness, also averaged 1.1 million Adults 25-54 viewers at 9:00pm ET/PT, according to Nielsen Research. (more...)

OTHELLO Runs 10/18-12/14 at Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

'Tis the soldiers' life. To have their balmy slumbers waked by strife." Three of L.A.'s most venerable artistic directors come together when Odyssey Theatre Ensemble (Ron Sossi, artistic director) and The New American Theatre (Jack Stehlin, artistic director) present a bold new production of Shakespeare's Othello, directed by Rogue Machine artistic director John Perrin Flynn. The modern dress production, starring Stehlin as Iago opposite A Martinez in the title role, opens for press on Oct. 17 at the Odyssey Theatre in West L.A. (more...)

Glenn Painter Releases Debut Book, BEYOND THE SENTENCE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014


Opera Columbus to Expand 'ON THE EDGE' to Second Location
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Opera Columbus will continue their successful, innovative Opera on The Edge program, presenting an hour-long, abridged, English-language adaptation of Leoncavallo's classic opera, Pagliacci. Cast with emerging national artists and local performers, this powerful and gut-wrenching drama portrays the twisted love triangle that comes between a husband and wife in a traveling troupe of players. (more...)

Cyber Security Company Vahna Secures Significant Investment from IIU
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

'Bolstered by a team with unparalleled cyber experience and innovative breach detection platform, Vahna is well-positioned to seize an enormous market opportunity,” said Brett Desmond, IIU's representative on the Vahna Board of Directors. “In its short history, Vahna has already signed several key strategic partners and clients from myriad industries – energy and utilities to technology and healthcare demonstrating that its intrusion detection and incident response software have broad application and demand.” (more...)

Fastly Secures $40 Million to Expand Global Content Delivery Network
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Fastly, the content delivery network (CDN) engineered for the future, today announced that it has raised a $40 million Series C round from previous investors August Capital, Battery Ventures, O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, and Amplify Partners, as well as new investor IDG Ventures. August Capital led the funding round. (more...)

GENBAND's Kandy Platform-as-a-Service Goes Live Changing Contextual, Collaborative Real Time Communications for Good
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Kandy was previewed earlier this year at GENBAND's annual customer event, Perspectives 14, inviting customers and partners to participate in development leading up to today's formal launch. Many of these companies will be revealing creative and compelling “apps” which were made possible in part by the Kandy platform. Hundreds of software and communications professionals are gathering in the epicenter of Silicon Valley this evening, to experience real time communications embedded into dozens of scenarios including consumer applications, and business applications in healthcare, financial services, hospitality, and more. (more...)

Senior Analyst Highlights Camgian's Egburt as Key Innovation for the Internet of Things
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Maguire goes on to detail how this new class of devices will help address the challenges associated with the rapid proliferation of connected IoT devices which will “cascade across industries and transform numerous aspects of daily life” while eclipsing “prior waves of computing as scope, scale and variety of devices increase by orders of magnitude.” (more...)

The Boston Modern Orchestra Project Presents BMOP IN CONCERT: SURROUND SOUND, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the nation's premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music, bridges the electro-acoustic divide in its season-opening concert. Spotlighting composers known for their virtuosic writing and electronic transformation of acoustic instruments, BMOP presents the world premiere of Anthony Paul De Ritis's Riflessioni, featuring bassoonist Patrick De Ritis, and the Boston premieres of Ronald Bruce Smith's Constellation and David Felder's Les Quatre Temps Cardinaux, featuring soprano Laura Aikin and bass Ethan Herschenfeld. (more...)

Mikaela Davis Coming to Capitol Center For The Arts, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Mikaela Davis burst onto the scene following her amazing cover of Sufjan Stevens' Casimir Pulaski day, which has received over 130,000 hits on YouTube, as well her hugely popular cover of Elliott Smith's Twilight. On October 12, the fast-rising musician will perform at the Capitol Center's Spotlight Café as part of the 'On The Edge' series. (more...)

ALY & FILA to Release New Studio Album 'The Other Shore', 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Hailing from Egypt, electronic dance music DJs/producers Aly & Fila prepare to release their third full-length studio album, The Other Shore (Armada Music) on October 3rd, 2014. (more...)

Two IneoQuest Solutions Honored by 2014 Diamond Technology Review Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Receiving an impressive score of 4.0 Diamonds, one Diamond Technology Reviews judge stated, AMP for Adaptive Streaming “is a first of its kind that finally allows operators the needed visibility into the quality and geolocations of OTT content consumption. This is a groundbreaking tool I'm looking forward to seeing at the SCTE EXPO.” Regarding Expedus DVA IP, IneoQuest's network monitoring solution, one judge said, “Expedus DVA IP is the Cadillac of monitoring solutions in today's market. With up to 300 simultaneous programs being monitored with 24/7 thumbnail capturing every second is impressive.” (more...)

West Coast Players Present MONKEY MONKEY... 9/19-10/05
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2014

West Coast Players, Pinellas County's 'Theater on The Edge', will present the rich character thriller, Monkey Monkey Bottle of Beer, How Many Monkeys Have We Here? September 19-October 5. (more...)

2014 Young Playwrights Festival Lineup Announced and Set for 10/4 & 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

City Theatre is pleased to present the 2014 Young Playwrights Festival, October 4 and 5 in City Theatre's Hamburg Studio. Featuring original, one-act plays written by select middle and high school playwrights from Western Pennsylvania and Northern West Virginia, the 15th annual Festival showcases professional productions of six winning scripts chosen from over 300 Young Playwrights Contest submissions. (more...)

BETTE DAVIS ON THE EDGE Begins Tonight at Mainstreet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Bette Davis On The Edge, a new one-woman show about the screen legend, written and performed by Christine St. John, an American actress, who has spent the last two decades working in London, and directed by renowned Chicago director, teacher and casting agent, Jane Drake Brody, will receive its world premiere at the Mainstreet Theatre in Michigan City, Indiana, beginning on September 12th, and running for four performances through September 20th. (more...)

The Musical Roots of Hendrix: JIMI: ALL BY MY SIDE to Open 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

When filmgoers watch JIMI: All is By My Side, which opens on September 26 in 16 American cities, they will explore musical and narrative nuances rarely discussed in conversations about Jimi Hendrix's career. (more...)

Edgeware Announces New Video Consolidation Platform at IBC 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS - IBC stand 14.B20 Edgeware, the leader in video delivery, today announces its new Video Consolidation Platform (VCP) to dramatically reduce the high infrastructure costs associated with the delivery of next-generation TV and video services. (more...)

Trusty Sidekick to Bring 'TOULOUSE MCLANE' and 'HAUNTING OF ICHABOD CRANE' to the Armory This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Trusty Sidekick Theater Company (TSTC) will perform back-to-back presentations of two original immersive productions created for school and family audiences, presented during the Company's time as Artists-in-Residence at Park Avenue Armory. (more...)

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