The Rockettes News

Cruise Lines Announce Spa and Fitness Offerings
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ While health and wellness are an important consideration for vacationers, a new survey shows Americans are reluctant to try new spa and fitness activities 40 percent say they never try anything new, citing cost and availability as top barriers. However, staying fit on a cruise vacation has never been easier, according to Cruise Lines International Association, the world's largest cruise organization. Expansive cruise ship fitness centers rival those on land with the bonus of ocean views and world-class shipboard spas boast the latest and greatest in relaxation, beauty and wellness treatments. (more...)

BWW Interviews: This Show Is an Adventure!
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Jul 26, 2014

'It's the heart that makes it fun! The adrenalin gets going; we are all so engrossed in each other with different stories developing every night. There are always discoveries being made. This show is an adventure every single night!' The speaker is actor-dancer Carson Twitchell, who is talking about Maine State Music Theatre's latest hit, the Patti Colombo staging of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, which opened July 17th at the Pickard Theatre in Brunswick, Maine. Twitchell is part of a six-person panel assembled at the Curtis Memorial Library on July 23 for the third Peek Behind the Curtain talkback. Joined by Barbara Whidden, MSMT's Director of Development, Kristen Thomas, House Manager, Leo Stagg, Technical Director, and fellow actors (Ruth) and Merill West (Dorcas), the panelists spoke with BWW's Carla Maria Verdino-Sullwold about the thrill of this exuberant musical. (more...)

NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Reveals the Top 48 Acts Chosen to Perform Live at Radio City Music Hall, Beginning 7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Get ready to vote America! NBC's top-rated summer series 'America's Got Talent' has selected the Top 47 acts to vie for the coveted $1 million grand prize beginning Tuesday, July 29 (9-11 p.m. ET). The 48th act, chosen by TODAY viewers in the 'TODAY's Got Talent' contest, will be revealed live during the 'America's Got Talent' results show July 30 (9-10 p.m. ET). (more...)

NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Announces Top 47 Acts to Vie for Grand Prize
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 24, 2014

Get ready to vote America! NBC's top-rated summer series “America's Got Talent” has selected the Top 47 acts to vie for the coveted $1 million grand prize (more...)

BWW Reviews: It's Christmas in July with PLAID TIDINGS at Hanover Little Theatre
by Marakay Rogers - Jul 15, 2014

The Plaids are back for their one and only Earthly Christmas special, and they're doing it at Hanover Little Theatre for Christmas in July. (more...)

Norwegian Cruise Line Orders Two New Ships
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Norwegian Cruise Line (Nasdaq:NCLH) announced today that it has reached an agreement with MEYER WERFT GmbH of Germany to build two new Breakaway-Plus class cruise ships for delivery in the second quarter 2018 and the fourth quarter 2019. Each ship will be 164,600 gross tons and include 4,200 passenger berths. (more...)

Renowned Choreographer Peter Chu Launches Into Creative Residency at The Cultch
by BWW News Desk - Jul 06, 2014

Critically acclaimed choreographer and chuthis. Artistic Director Peter Chu returns to Vancouver for an artistic residency at The Cultch, July 2 to 12, 2014. Chu will begin creation on an original full-length work - a solo project inspired by Las Vegas lounge acts of the 1960's, which will enjoy its US premiere in Las Vegas in 2015. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

That's right, President Obama faced some criticism for chewing gum during a D-Day ceremony. He was like, “Sorry, but if I don't get my Nicorette, there's going to be another war on this beach.” (more...)

Tickets to Hanover Little Theatre's FOREVER PLAID Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Hanover Little Theatre (HLT) will celebrate Christmas in July with the upcoming production of 'Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings.' Tickets are now on sale for the musical comedy by Stuart Ross, which will close out HLT's 65th season. (more...)

RUN-DMC Co-Founder DARRYL MCDANIELS to be Honored w/ 'Garden of Dreams' Hero Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

The Garden of Dreams Foundation announced today that legendary artist and Garden of Dreams Foundation board member, Darryl McDaniels, is the recipient of the 2014 Garden of Dreams Hero Award. (more...)

BWW Previews: MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL is Coming to DC's Warner Theater
by Audrey Liebross - Jun 08, 2014

MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL, produced by GFour Productions, an ensemble show with a cast of four, all women, will appear at the Warner Theatre for three performances on Friday, June 13th and Saturday, June 14th. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: 2004 & 2014 Tony Awards Parallels Aplenty! With Hugh, Idina, Audra, NPH & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 06, 2014

Today we celebrate the many parallels between the 2004 and 2014 Tony Award races with a celebration of both as we look ahead to this Sunday's 2014 Tony Awards telecast, hosted by none other than 2004 Tony Award winner Hugh Jackman! (more...)

Kelli O'Hara to Headline Omaha Performing Arts' 2014 Broadway Ball, 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2014

Tony Award-nominated performer Kelli O'Hara will headline Omaha Performing Arts' 2014 Broadway Ball - Big Stars on the Big Stage on September 5, 2014. O'Hara recently received her fifth Tony Award® nomination along with Drama Desk, Drama League and Outer Critics nominations for her portrayal of Francesca in the Broadway musical adaptation of The Bridges of Madison County. The Broadway Ball fundraising event will be held at the Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St. Hosted by THE PRESENTERS, a volunteer organization in support of Omaha Performing Arts, the event's Honorary Chair is Michael Cassling, and Event Chairs are Emily and Clark Lauritzen and Jackie Conway. (more...)

Norwegian Cruise Line to Further Enrich Guest Experience Through Fleet Enhancement Program: Norwegian NEXT
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Norwegian Cruise Line announced that it is investing more than $250 million in "Norwegian NEXT," a program focused on bringing "new enhancements, experiences and transformations" across the fleet, with the goal of elevating the guest experience and building on the success of the line's two new ships: Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Getaway. (more...)

DanceOn Announces Two New Series: Dance School Diaries & Every Single Step
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2014

Dance School Diaries, which debuts in June 2014, is a docu-series that follows four teens and their families as they participate in the world's largest and most prestigious ballet competition, Youth America Grand Prix. The series will follow each of the four dancers from classroom to audition, giving viewers an in-depth look at the world of competitive dancing for contemporary young adults. (more...)

BWW Reviews: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Gettysburg Community Theatre
by Marakay Rogers - Apr 16, 2014

Gettysburg Community Theatre delivered a deservedly sold-out JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR to the area in time for Easter (more...)

MillionTreesNYC, PwC New York and NY Knicks Team Up to Plant 1500 Trees in Jamaica Bay Park
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

MillionTreesNYC and PwC New York teamed up with the New York Knicks on Thursday, April 10 to plant 1,500 trees and 200 shrubs in Jamaica Bay Park in Queens. Attendees included NYC Parks First Deputy Commissioner Liam Kavanagh, Knicks legends Walt 'Clyde' Frazier and Anthony Mason, Liberty legend Kym Hampton, the Knicks City Dancers, Partner and PwC New York Market Youth Education Leader Mitch Roschelle, students from PS 161 -The Arthur Ashe School, and more than 120 volunteers from PwC, the Knicks, and NYC Parks. (more...)

Photo Flash: Travie McCoy Gives Surprise Performance at Garden of Dreams Prom
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

On Tuesday, April 8, the Garden of Dreams Foundation, a not for profit charity that works closely with the Madison Square Garden Company to make dreams come true for children facing obstacles, hosted 52 children from a variety of area-hospitals and WHEDco, a Bronx-based community organization, at the Theater at MSG for its first-ever prom. (more...)

AMERICA'S GOT TALENT to Return to Radio City Music Hall for Live Shows, 7/29
by TV News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

NBC's "America's Got Talent" returns to Radio City Music Hall, one of the nation's most storied and historic venues, for its upcoming ninth season. (more...)

10 Reasons to Become a Hobby Center Season Subscriber
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

The Gexa Energy Broadway at the Hobby Center 2014 – 2015 season, announced today, features six shows and a stunning array of classic music, spectacular dancing, and award-winning entertainment. (more...)

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