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BUYER AND CELLAR with Michael Urie Set for Gay Days at Disneyland, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

The 2014 Gay Days at Disneyland are set to take place Friday, October 3 to Sunday, October 5. For its 17th year, the event is expected to attract more than 30,000 LGBT park-hoppers from California and all over the country. (more...)

FROZEN, ALADDIN & More Set for 'NOW That's What I Call Disney 3', Out 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

NOW That's What I Call Music! and Walt Disney Records have once again teamed up for a special NOW album collection showcasing beloved Disney music classics. NOW That's What I Call Disney 3 will be released on CD and digitally on Monday, October 27. (more...)

Japanese Version of ALADDIN Will Open in Tokyo in Spring 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Disney Theatrical Productions and Shiki Theatre Company just announced the first international production of Disney's Aladdin, the smash Broadway musical comedy. Performances will begin in May 2015 at The Dentsu Shiki Theatre Umi in Tokyo. (more...)

Comedian and Actor Martin Short to Headline OpenText's Enterprise World 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

WATERLOO, Ontario, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ OpenText (OTEX, TSX: OTC), the global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced that celebrated Canadian actor and comedian, Martin Short will headline its 2014 Enterprise World event for EIM professionals. The 16 th annual Enterprise World will be held at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Lake Buena Vista, FL from November 9-14, 2014. The event features leading experts on key areas including Enterprise Content Management, Business Process Management, Customer Experience Management and Information Exchange. (more...)

So Percussion Collaborates with LA Phil Percussionists in First LA Phil Green Umbrella Series Concert of 2014/15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2014

The first Los Angeles Philharmonic Green Umbrella series performance of the 2014/15 season showcases acclaimed ensemble So Percussion performing at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Tuesday, October 7, at 8 pm. The program features innovative works for percussion produced by two of Bang on a Can's co-founders, David Lang and Michael Gordon - Lang's the so-called laws of nature for four percussionists which was commissioned for and premiered by So Percussion, and Gordon's Timber, a piece played entirely on six 2x4 pieces of wood called simantras. (more...)

DISENCHANTED! Comes to Minneapolis' Illusion Theater, 10/30-11/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

DISENCHANTED! is a new musical that gives fairytales the bird! The original fairytale princesses are none too happy with the exploitation they've suffered in today's films, books and merchandise. Snow White and her angry band of storybook friends are 'storming the castle' in order to take their lives back! Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Belle, Hua Mulan, The Little Mermaid, Pocahontas and The Princess Who Kissed the Frog unite at Minneapolis' Illusion Theater Oct. 31 - Nov. 23, 2014 (preview Oct. 30). (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - All-New Trailer for Disney's BIG HERO 6
by Movies News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

The new trailer for Disney's BIG HERO 6 has been released! The film hits theaters in 3D on Nov. 7, 2014. Get a first look below! (more...)

Advanced Systems Concepts to Sponsor at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Advanced Systems Concepts, Inc. (ASCI), maker of the leading intelligent workload automation solution, ActiveBatch , will be a Silver Sponsor at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2014. Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2014 is the world's most important gathering of CIOs and senior IT executives, providing access to the latest solutions from key technology providers. This year's event, themed 'Driving Digital Business', is taking place October 5-9th at the Walt Disney World Dolphin and Swan Resorts in Orlando, Florida. As businesses increasingly rely on technology to be more competitive, CIOs and senior level IT executives must redefine their role in the organization and learn how to optimize digital opportunities and align new technologies with business needs. (more...)

5BMF to Present Baroque Specialists AERIS in Three Boroughs, 10/24-26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Five Boroughs Music Festival's 2014-2015 Season continues in late October with baroque specialists AERIS (www.aerismusic.com), to be presented in three different boroughs over three days. (more...)

Hasbro to Develop New Dolls Based on Disney Princesses and Hit Film FROZEN
by Movies News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Global branded play leader Hasbro, Inc. (HAS) today announced a new strategic merchandising relationship with Disney Consumer Products for the globally popular Disney Princess and Frozen properties. (more...)

Internet/Online Advertising Market for 15 Countries Forecast (2018 - 2019) in New Global Industry Research Reports
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

DALLAS, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

TV Host and Comic Skip E. Lowe Dies at 85
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Skip E. Lowe, the comic, raconteur and perennial TV host whose weekly public access cable program has been airing in Los Angeles, New York and other major markets for more than 35 years--the longest in television history--and is generally credited as the inspiration for the Martin Short character “Jiminy Glick,” died in his home at Kingsley Manor Apartments in Hollywood on Monday, Sept. 22. He was 85 and had been suffering from emphysema and other respiratory ailments, though he never smoked, but blamed years of working as a comic in smoke-infested nightclubs. Lowe had conducted more than 6,000 interviews, often two a week, with guests that included Orson Welles and Bette Davis. (more...)

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic Returns With Even More to Enjoy
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic returns for the fifth year to the Epcot Resort Area hotel October 31 - November 1, featuring more than 40 food and wine stations, 10 food and wine seminars and the opportunity to meet the masters behind the culinary magic. (more...)

Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition) – Next Chapter to Last Year's Hit Video Game - Launches in Retail Stores Nationwide
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

The Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes Starter Pack features the 2.0 game software, the Disney Infinity 2.0 Base, Marvel's The Avengers Play Set with three character figures (Iron Man, Black Widow and Thor), two Toy Box Game Discs, a web code card and countless hours of creative play in the all-new Toy Box 2.0. Marvel's Spider-Man and Guardians of the Galaxy Play Sets, along with additional figures from those worlds, will be sold separately. All characters and Power Discs from last year's release of Disney Infinity are compatible with Toy Box 2.0. (more...)

RevGuard Welcomes Tim Schukar as Vice President of Customer Success
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

BOULDER, CO - RevGuard, LLC, the creator of A/B and multivariate customer lifetime value ('CLV') optimization on a SaaS platform, welcomes aboard Tim Schukar as Vice President of Customer Success. Mr. Schukar joins RevGuard as a customer success leader with experience spanning multiple software and technology driven industries.  (more...)

2014 LA STAGE ALLIANCE OVATION AWARDS Nominees Announced - Theatre at Boston Court Leads; Geffen, La Mirada Follow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Nominees for the 2014 LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards were announced on the evening of Monday, September 22 at Native Voices at the Autry National Center in Los Angeles. The nominations were revealed by past Ovation Award recipients Gigi Bermingham, Brighid Fleming, Parmer Fuller, Jennifer Haley, Brian Kite, Glynn Turman, and John Zalewski, along with LA STAGE Alliance Chief Executive Officer Terence McFarland. (more...)

Tina Guo to Perform as Guest Artist in MYTHOS on October 6, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014


Theatre @ Boston Court, the Geffen and La Mirada Lead 2014 Ovation Award Nominations; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Nominees for the 2014 LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards were announced on the evening of Monday, September 22 at Native Voices at the Autry National Center in Los Angeles. The nominations were revealed by past Ovation Award recipients Gigi Bermingham, Brighid Fleming, Parmer Fuller, Jennifer Haley, Brian Kite, Glynn Turman, and John Zalewski, along with LA STAGE Alliance Chief Executive Officer Terence McFarland. (more...)

Leading Entertainment Agencies Open Joint Office in Downtown Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Building off the momentum they've sparked with Las Vegas-based clients over the last two years, partner marketing agencies Allied Integrated Marketing and 87AM have opened an office together in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas. The office is located inside the historic Holsum Lofts at 241 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 150, Las Vegas, Nev. 89102. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Latest Tour is LION KING Light
by Nancy Grossman - Sep 20, 2014

The national tour of THE LION KING returns to kick off the 10th Broadway In Boston season at the Boston Opera House, most fittingly as the musical reopened the venue following its historic renovation in 2004. Some of the effects have diminished over the years, but the opening night audience roared its approval. (more...)

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