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Houston Grand Opera Releases Schedule of Events for 2015-16 SeasonHouston Grand Opera Releases Schedule of Events for 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2015

Houston, January 29, 2015—Houston Grand Opera's (HGO) 2015–16 season showcases the vibrant and diverse artistic mix that marks HGO as a leading 21st-century American opera company: Wagner's Siegfried, the third installment of La Fura dels Baus's imaginative Ring cycle featuring a new generation of Wagnerians; the world premiere of Carlisle Floyd's Prince of Players; Dvo?ák's fairy tale rarity Rusalka; a holiday revival of family favorite The Little Prince from the award-winning composer Rachel Portman and librettist Nicholas Wright; a new production of The Marriage of Figaro and a new-to-Houston Eugene Onegin; a beloved core production, Tosca; and the Houston debut of Broadway sensation Rob Ashford's take on the classic musical Carousel. Through its community collaboration program HGOco, the company will present two additional world premieres: O Columbia, a chamber opera by composer Gregory Spears and librettist Royce Vavrek that examines the past, present, and future of the American spirit of exploration; and another chamber opera, by composer David Hanlon and librettist Stephanie Fleischmann, about the impact of hurricanes on the Texas Gulf coast. (more...)

The Scoop on ONCE UPON A TIME's New 'Queens of Darkness'The Scoop on ONCE UPON A TIME's New 'Queens of Darkness'
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

ONCE UPON A TIME returns to ABC on March 1, and while we eagerly wait for the premiere, ET has learned some juicy tidbits about the series' new evil trifecta -- 'The Queens of Darkness' -- Maleficent, Urusla and Cruella. (more...)

The Met Announces List of Attendees for Second Colloquium on Global Museum Issues, 4/13The Met Announces List of Attendees for Second Colloquium on Global Museum Issues, 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

(New York, January 29, 2015)—Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today the 15 participants in the second annual Global Museum Leaders Colloquium, to be held at the Museum April 13–23, 2015. The Metropolitan Museum hosts the colloquium to broaden international dialogue about museum management among directors from collecting institutions. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Josh Canfield and Reed Kelly Charm with FROM BROADWAY TO SURVIVORBWW Reviews: Josh Canfield and Reed Kelly Charm with FROM BROADWAY TO SURVIVOR
by David Clarke - Jan 29, 2015

For Canfield and Kelly's From Broadway to Survivor cabaret, the charming couple shared with audiences their New York experiences, love story, and their vibrant talents. This made for a fun night of Broadway showmanship that amused the collected audience. (more...)

Andrew Lippa's THE WILD PARTY to Run 2/13-3/1 at NorthwesternAndrew Lippa's THE WILD PARTY to Run 2/13-3/1 at Northwestern
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

Decadence and jealousy drive Andrew Lippa's Drama Desk award-winning musical "The Wild Party." The upcoming show is part of the winter 2015 Mainstage season at Northwestern University's Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

New Will Smith Film FOCUS to Head to IMAX Theaters Nationwide, 2/27New Will Smith Film FOCUS to Head to IMAX Theaters Nationwide, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that Focus, the latest film from directors Glenn Ficarra and John Requa (Crazy, Stupid, Love.), starring Academy Award nominee Will Smith (The Pursuit of Happyness, Ali) and Margot Robbie (The Wolf of Wall Street), will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX format (more...)

Jerry Belland Releases CLOSE TO THE EDGEJerry Belland Releases CLOSE TO THE EDGE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

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Pioneer Theatre Company to Present THE CRUCIBLE Next MonthPioneer Theatre Company to Present THE CRUCIBLE Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Pioneer Theatre Company presents The Crucible, the American classic, reliving the era of Salem witch trials, February 13 - February 28, 2015. (more...)

Silver Spring Networks Unveils its Fifth Generation Networking Platform, Gen5Silver Spring Networks Unveils its Fifth Generation Networking Platform, Gen5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Enhancements of the Gen5 networking platform include: (more...)

Pneuron Closes Successful 2014 with Record GrowthPneuron Closes Successful 2014 with Record Growth
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

“Our investors called 2014 'seminal,'” said Simon Moss, CEO of Pneuron. “With above plan growth in bookings, revenue and new clients, along with robust management of cash and EBITDA, we had a fantastic year in every respect. Pneuron is one of those true zero-to-one innovations – it's what makes our endeavor so exciting and makes Pneuron such a game changer. We are very pleased with the growing acceptance of the distributed solution paradigm in the market and increasing recognition of Pneuron's leadership in this space.” (more...)

Axiros Meets IoT Vertical Demand with Open Cloud and Managed SolutionsAxiros Meets IoT Vertical Demand with Open Cloud and Managed Solutions
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

MUNICH, Jan. 28,2015 /PRNewswire/ On the heels of its recent snom announcement, Axiros, the technology leader in device management, TR-069, and IoT solutions for service providers, enterprises, and OEMs, today announced that its Cloud, software, and managed service product portfolio for the Internet of Things (IoT) and device management is poised to handle the substantial market growth predicted by industry analysts for vertical and horizontal markets. What makes Axiros unique in this market is its 'open' architecture open to integrate the key Service Provider IT systems and to connect to managed devices over a wide range of protocols and networking technologies. (more...)

5nine Software Names Leading Microsoft Virtualization Expert Symon Perriman as VP of Business Development5nine Software Names Leading Microsoft Virtualization Expert Symon Perriman as VP of Business Development
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

In this new role, Mr. Perriman will develop the company's strategic direction, business opportunities, community initiatives, partnerships, and alliance ecosystems to enable 5nine Software to enter new markets worldwide. He will bring four years of experience designing high-availability and virtualization technologies for the Windows Server engineering team, which will help the company to provide optimized solutions for Microsoft Hyper-V, Windows Server, System Center and Azure Pack. For the last four years Mr. Perriman led Microsoft's worldwide private cloud evangelism initiatives, and in this new role he will direct 5nine's global go-to-market strategy and strengthen the existing product positioning and messaging. (more...)

'THAT 80S TIME TRAVEL MOVIE' Parody to Return to The PIT, 2/6 & 13'THAT 80S TIME TRAVEL MOVIE' Parody to Return to The PIT, 2/6 & 13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

After a sold out Fall run, The Peoples Improv Theater (The PIT) and Ronny Pascale are thrilled to announce additional dates for their co-production of That 80s Time Travel Movie: An UNAUTHORIZED! Musical Parody, written by the team of Christopher W. Barnes (Book and Lyrics) and Ryan Mercy (Music). (more...)

BWW Reviews: SPAMALOT, Richmond Theatre, January 26 2015BWW Reviews: SPAMALOT, Richmond Theatre, January 26 2015
by Gary Naylor - Jan 27, 2015

Gary Naylor sees a now legendary show based on a legendary film and a legendary King. So, does it live up to its status? (more...)

Tickets to THE ILLUSIONISTS at Fisher Theatre on Sale SundayTickets to THE ILLUSIONISTS at Fisher Theatre on Sale Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

THE ILLUSIONISTS - WITNESS THE IMPOSSIBLE, the world's best-selling touring magic show, will play Detroit's Fisher Theatre, April 28 - May 10 as part of a 20 city U.S. tour. The show had a highly successful holiday run on Broadway this past year. Tickets for THE ILLUSIONISTS will go on sale on Sunday, February 1 at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787, and online at www.broadwayindetroit.com or www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets will also be available for purchase on Monday, February 2 at the Fisher Theatre box office. (more...)

Next Potential M&A and Activist Targets, Cash-Rich Tech Companies, Study by The Edge and DeloitteNext Potential M&A and Activist Targets, Cash-Rich Tech Companies, Study by The Edge and Deloitte
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ Since the days of Y2K, a new study of US Spinoffs by global advisors, The Edge Consulting Group and Deloitte, reveals that the US Technology sector has seen ex-parent companies perform significantly better than the Spinoff companies they have spun-off and separately listed on the market to investors. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Fearsome Dr. Crane' Episode of GOTHAMVIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Fearsome Dr. Crane' Episode of GOTHAM
by - Jan 27, 2015

On the next episode of FOX's GOTHAM titled "The Fearsome Dr. Crane", Fish Mooney reveals a secret of Oswald Cobblepot's, prompting Maroni to take him on a trip to test his loyalty. (more...)

Jay Owenhouse to Bring DARE TO BELIEVE to the Morrison Center, 2/27Jay Owenhouse to Bring DARE TO BELIEVE to the Morrison Center, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Jay Owenhouse -- 'The Authentic Illusionist' -- brings 'Dare To Believe' to the Morrison Center on Friday, February 27, 2015 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 5 Bumped Up to Summer ReleaseMISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 5 Bumped Up to Summer Release
by Movies News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

According to Deadline, Golden Globe nominee Rebecca Ferguson (BBC's THE WHITE QUEEN) has landed the female lead in MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 5, set to be directed by Christopher McQuarrie, and written by video game scribe Will Staples. Alec Baldwin is also in talks to join the cast as the head of the CIA. (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary Series THE JINX: THE LIVE AND DEATHS OF ROBERT DURST, 2/8HBO to Debut Documentary Series THE JINX: THE LIVE AND DEATHS OF ROBERT DURST, 2/8
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Robert Durst, scion of NY's billionaire real estate family has been accused of three murders over the past 30 years, but never convicted. Brilliant and reclusive, he has not spoken publicly – until now. (more...)

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