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Playwright Colm Toibin to Lead Next Year's PEN World Voices Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

PEN American Center announced today that acclaimed writer Colm Toibin will serve as Chairman of the PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, beginning with next year's Festival. Founded and chaired by Salman Rushdie for a decade, the Festival brings together writers and public intellectuals from around the globe to encourage cross-cultural dialogues on issues central to individual rights and freedoms. (more...)

ARCADIA, DOUBT & More Set for Lantern Theater Company's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

In the midst of their milestone 20th anniversary season, Lantern Theater Company today announced the productions that will comprise their 2014/15 season. Continuing a critically acclaimed tradition of presenting classic, modern and original works that authentically and intimately explore the human spirit, the season will open with Tom Stoppard's thrilling masterpiece Arcadia, directed by the Lantern's Associate Artistic Director Kathryn MacMillan. Arcadia will be presented in conjunction with a sixth annual festival of special events and guests, inviting audiences into the work and inspiring continued conversation. In the winter months, Barrymore Award-winning actors Mary Martello and Ben Dibble will headline John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning Doubt: A Parable, also directed by MacMillan. In the spring, Lantern Artistic Director Charles McMahon helms a fresh, sexy take on William Shakespeare's comedy of the sexes, The Taming of the Shrew. The season will close with an inventive and cheeky adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles, featuring Dave Johnson. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SOUTH PACIFIC at Paper Mill Playhouse is Extraordinary
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 17, 2014

Metropolitan area audiences will relish the opportunity to see South Pacific at Paper Mill Playhouse through May 4th. (more...)

The Edge Theater Presents Regional Premiere of A ROUND HEELED WOMAN, 4/18 - 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

The Edge Theater presents "A Round Heeled Woman" April 18 through May 18 at 1560 Teller Street in Lakewood, CO. 'A Round Heeled Woman' is the story of one woman's process of looking back and making up for lost time. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 6 p.m. (more...)

Neoris on the Edge of Innovation with Augmented Reality Solution
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

The three Mobility Challenge finalists were invited to present their demonstrations live for partners of the North American ecosystem at the market-leading SAP event that showcases innovative applications of SAP technology. The Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence (MII) demo based on Google Glass presented by Neoris continues to push the boundaries of innovation in the marketplace and has received many accolades from the jury and event attendees. (more...)

La Vie Theaters to Present 1st Annual Short Film Red Carpet Event with THE TRUTH BEHIND THE CHORDS, 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

LA VIE THEATERS presents THE 1ST ANNUAL SHORT FILM RED CARPET EVENT featuring THE TRUTH BEHIND THE CHORDS. Produced by Shandell King, Co-Produced by Angel Light Pictures Antonio Saillant, Composed by Shandell King and Grammy Award Winner Joel Diamond and Directed by Jared Cline. The event will start on Sunday, July 13th 2014 at 4:30pm. (more...)

The Boston Modern Orchestra Project Presents A FINE CENTENNIAL, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the nation's premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music, partners with The Fine Family, The Irving Fine Society, and Brandeis University and its Department of Music to pay tribute to three central figures of the mid-century Boston musical landscape - Irving Fine, Harold Shapero and Arthur Berger. Celebrating Irving Fine's (1914-1962) centennial, BMOP spotlights this trio of lifelong friends and composers who advanced a unique vision for American music that incorporated the neoclassicism of Stravinsky, the clean elegance of Copland, and the edginess of serialism, all with a highly personal stamp. Click here to view program details. (more...)

THE AQUA SAGA Set for Orlando Fringe, 5/15-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

How do superheroes deal with everyday issues? Emerson Productions is attempting to answer that question --with hilarious results-- by presenting The Aqua Saga at the Orlando International Fringe Festival. The comedy details the trials of an unpopular ocean-themed superhero who has been downsized from his crime-fighting job. The performances take place at the festival's Purple Venue from May 15-24, 2014. (more...)

M2M Evolution Conference & Expo Announces Agenda: Open to Every Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

“The M2M and IoT industry is constantly exploding with new technologies, solutions and applications and our event agenda features programming that informs and educates attendees on the latest innovations,” said Carl Ford, CEO, Crossfire Media, executive director of content, M2M Evolution. “We look forward to providing attendees with an opportunity to interact with great companies and sessions to help ensure their M2M and IoT success.” (more...)

Media Alert: Unleash Your Mobile Potential at Good Technology's Next Virtual Mobility Summit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Harness the power of secure enterprise mobility to minimize risk and maximize returns. (more...)

IMAX And China's WASU Group Announce Content Delivery Agreement For IMAX-TCL Premium Home Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

BEIJING, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and TCL Multimedia Technology Holdings Ltd. today announced a joint-venture partnership with Wasu Digital TV Media Group (WASU) as part of their IMAX TCL home theatre initiative. As one of China's largest digital content providers and one of five operators approved by the state to deliver multimedia content to the home, WASU will license and distribute IMAX-enhanced Hollywood and Chinese current theatrical and other content to the IMAX-TCL premium home theatre system. (more...)

The Group Rep to Stage World Premiere Musical THE GHOST OF GERSHWIN, 5/9-6/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The Group Rep presents the world premiere musical 'The Ghost of Gershwin,' with music by Wayland Pickard, book by Doug Haverty, lyrics by Laura Manning, directed by Jules Aaron, choreographed by Michele Bernath, and produced by Richard Alan Woody. The play runs May 9 through June 22, 2014, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm at the Lonny Chapman Theatre at The Edge of the NoHo Arts District. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB Buoys Spirits at Allenberry Playhouse
by Marakay Rogers - Apr 15, 2014

The opening show of the 2014 season is a Southern ensemble comedy that will leave audiences laughing (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at West End's GOOD PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Old Vic Productions and Hampstead Theatre Productions present the critically acclaimed play Good People, which began a limited run of just ten weeks at the Noel Coward Theatre on 10th April, as previously announced. Look below to see images of this new production! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch a Sneak Peek of Imelda Staunton & More in GOOD PEOPLE
by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2014

The West End production of the critically acclaimed Good People will play a limited run of ten weeks at the Noel Coward Theatre. Performances began April 10th and will continue until June 14th. Jonathan Kent's production of David Lindsay-Abaire's award-winning play received universal praise when it made its UK premiere at Hampstead Theatre on March 5th. Click below to watch a sneak peek of the production! (more...)

Wendy Williams Goes Full Tilt for EDGE Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

ASBURY PARK, N.J., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Wendy Williams rarely does anything half way. So it's no surprise that she has taken over the April 'Personal Space' issue of EDGE Magazine. The syndicated talk show host took EDGE Fashion Director Nadine Raphael on a tour of Asbury Park for a Spring photo shoot. Williams posed for the magazine cover and six interior pages at classic shore venuesand also sat down for a Q&A with writer Gerry Strauss after a live taping of her program in New York. (more...)

Good Technology and MobilityLab Announce Availability of MobileSputnik for Good
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Good Technology, the leader in secure mobility, and MobilityLab LLC, a leading provider of next-generation enterprise mobility solutions, today announced MobileSputnik for Good. This new version of MobileSputnik, the productivity app that turns tablets into true mobile workplaces, is now available for iPad users on the Good Dynamics Marketplace. (more...)

Tripleseat Captures Half A Billion Dollars in Private Dining and Event Business Leads
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Tripleseat, a cloud-based Sales and Event Management application for Event Managers of Restaurants, Hotels and Unique Venues has announced they have recently achieved the milestone of capturing and delivering $500 million in Private Dining and Event leads to their customers. With the Private Dining and Special Events growing rapidly, Tripleseat provides The Edge Event Sales Managers need in this competitive market. (more...)

Charles F. Lee Pens THE THREAT FROM WITHIN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

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EDGE OF TOMORROW Official Movie Tie-In Novel And ALL YOU NEED IS KILL Original Graphic Novel Release are Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

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