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Date Of Birth:
December 05, 1901
Date Of Death:
December 15, 1966 (65)
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Photo Flash: THE LION KING Celebrates 7000 Performances; Meet the New Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

Disney's landmark musical event, THE LION KING, will play its 7,000th Broadway performance at 7:00pm on Wednesday, September 3rd. Only three shows in Broadway history have reached this milestone. (more...)

Ludovic Morlot to Lead LA Phil in Mozart, Mendelssohn, Barber and More, 9/2 & 4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Conductor Ludovic Morlot ushers in the month of September by leading the Los Angeles Philharmonic in two classical performances, Tuesday, September 2 and Thursday, September 4, both at 8 pm. (more...)

CIRQUE SHANGHAI: WARRIORS to Close on Labor Day at Navy Pier
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Only a few performances remain to experience edge-of-your-seat excitement with "Cirque Shanghai: Warriors" at Chicago's Navy Pier Pepsi Skyline Stage, 600 E. Grand Ave. "Cirque Shanghai: Warriors," the summer spectacle encompassing remarkable acrobatics, thrilling daredevil stunts and exhilarating demonstrations from Chinese Kung Fu and Wu Shu masters, will close on Monday Sept. 1, 2014 (Labor Day). Special Labor Day performance times have been added at 2 and 4 p.m. and will mark the end of the summer 2014 run of "Cirque Shanghai: Warriors". (more...)

Producer Reveals More on ABC's 'THE STORY OF FROZEN' Special; Confirms Broadway Plans
by Movies News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

In an interview with TVGuide.com, FROZEN producer Peter Del Vecho revealed more details about ABC's upcoming 'STORY OF FROZEN' behind-the-scenes special, set to air next Tuesday, September 2. He also confirmed plans for the upcoming Broadway musical adaptation of the film as the 'next logical step' for the FROZEN universe. (more...)

Photo Flash: E. Faye Butler, Matthew Crowle and More in Porchlight Music Theatre's CHICAGO SINGS DISNEY Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Porchlight Music Theatre kicked off its 20th Anniversary season with a sold-out benefit concert, Chicago Sings Disney featuring the music created by the Walt Disney Studios, Monday, Aug. 25 at Mayne Stage, 1328 West Morse Ave. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

El Capitan Theatre to Screen Disney's TANGLED, 9/12-10/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Hollywood's legendary El Capitan Theatre presents a special engagement of Disney's "Tangled" Sept. 12 - Oct. 8, 2014. Before the movie, see Sofia from Disney's "Sofia the First" live on stage plus a special glimpse of Disney Junior's upcoming "Sofia the First: Curse of Princess Ivy." Then after the movie, see Rapunzel live on stage followed by Disney's "Tangled Ever After" short. (more...)

Nissan Heisman House Returns to ESPN's College Football Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Just in time for the start of the college football season, Nissan and ESPN are bringing The Nissan Heisman House back, giving fans a glimpse of what it might be like if the winners of the Heisman Trophy lived and played together under one roof. While lighthearted in approach, the unique marketing campaign is part of Nissan's ongoing support of the Heisman Trust's year-round community support and charitable efforts. College football fans are also given the opportunity to vote for their favorite 2014 Heisman Trophy candidates, with Nissan's official vote given to the crowd-sourced winner. (more...)

Noah Marlowe Will Join Andrew Lippa & Kristin Chenoweth in I AM HARVEY MILK at Lincoln Center this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

New York - Producers Bruce Cohen, Robb Nanus, Jessica Leventhal, Bruce Robert Harris and Jack W. Batman announced today that child actor Noah Marlowe (Mary Poppins, Act One) will play "Young Harvey Milk" in the New York premiere of Tony and Grammy Award nominee Andrew Lippa's new oratorio, I Am Harvey Milk, set for Monday, October 6 at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. Mr. Marlowe originated the role in I Am Harvey Milk's world premiere performance in San Francisco and can be heard on the Original Cast Recording. (more...)

Stageworks Media Inks Global Distribution Deal With Playscripts, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Production company Stageworks Media, best known for adapting music, publishing and film studio source material directly for the stock and amateur theatrical licensing marketplace, proudly announces its new global publishing/distribution deal with leading stage publishing and licensing company Playscripts, Inc. The deal's inaugural projects include two new titles from Stageworks' Pop Musicals Collection, Cyrano de BurgerShack by Jeremy Desmon, and Emma! A Pop Musical by Eric Price. (more...)

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Opens the 2014-15 Classics Series with DON GIOVANNI, 9/13-16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra opens the 2014.15 Classics series with Don Giovanni on September 13-14 & 16, 2014, led by Music Director Edo de Waart. This concert production features an international cast alongside the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra for an unforgettable operatic event. (more...)

Chromecast Proves a Hit With Presto's Movie Lovers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Presto, Australia's premier entertainment streaming service, today announced that Google Chromecast has taken the lead as Australia's favourite way to enjoy their blockbuster movies library. More than 20% of Presto views have been via Chromecast, since Presto's arrival on the device in July this year. (more...)

SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS to Open 9/5 at Imagination Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Imagination Theater presents Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, coming to Imagination Theater this September. (more...)

Center Stage Opera Presents Adam del Monte's Special Benefit Concert, 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Internationally acclaimed classical and flamenco guitarist Adam del Monte will present a special benefit concert for Center Stage Opera on Saturday, Sept. 6, 3 pm at Chapel of the Cross Lutheran Church, 10000 Sepluveda Blvd. in Mission Hills. Joining Mr. del Monte onstage will be his wife (and CSO chorus master), pianistMercedes Musotto. We are honored to present these two outstanding artists to the Valley community. (more...)

The International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society and the National Association of Broadcasters to Present “Con-Tech 2015: the Preview Seminar” September 24, 2014 - Paramoun
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

The event will bring together content professionals and executives tasked with managing the next generation of content technologies emerging in the marketplace in 2015. The seminar is open to entertainment industry professionals and will be held at the Paramount Pictures Studio Theater in Hollywood. (more...)

GENERATIONS, WASHETERIA and More Set for Soho Rep.'s 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Sarah Benson and Executive Director Cynthia Flowers, Soho Rep. has continually produced work by bold artists who harness the intimate power of a 73-seat black box theater to create transformative experiences. Soho Rep.'s 2014-15 season, announced today, comprises three new works that each speak to the civic power of theater through their own distinctive form. (more...)

Scoop: THE MIDDLE on ABC - Wednesday, September 10, 2014
by TV Scoop - Aug 25, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE MIDDLE, airing on ABC on Wednesday, September 10, 2014! (more...)

PANDORA Jewelry Teams Up with Disney
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

PANDORA Jewelry announced a new strategic alliance with The Walt Disney Company that will give the brand a presence in Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort, beginning with the sponsorship of the Wishes Nighttime Spectacular at Magic Kingdom Park in Florida this fall. In addition, PANDORA, in collaboration with Disney Consumer Products, is creating an original collection of beautifully designed Disney-themed jewelry launching at retail locations this fall. (more...)

The Academy Celebrates 40th Anniversary Of 'Young Frankenstein' With Mel Brooks
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a 40th anniversary screening of 'Young Frankenstein' with special guests Mel Brooks, Cloris Leachman, Teri Garr and executive producer Michael Gruskoff on Tuesday, September 9, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Film historian Leonard Maltin will introduce the comedy classic and host a live onstage discussion with Brooks, Leachman, Garr and Gruskoff. (more...)

TE Connectivity Upgrades Mobile Networks for 4G and Beyond
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

TE's DAS solutions are ideal for 4G upgrades because they use technology-agnostic electronics to distribute mobile signals. This means that mobile operators and venue owners can simply add a new base station interface to the DAS head-end and that signal is automatically distributed to remote antennas placed around the property. Venues offering MIMO service can upgrade by adding a base station for the second MIMO path and a second antenna at each location to deliver the service. Creating redundancy and optimizing capacity does not require an overlay system with additional cabling and DAS electronics. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MARY POPPINS' Umbrella Soars at Playhouse
by Joseph Baker - Aug 25, 2014

The lessons of MARY POPPINS are made more palatable by those spoonfuls of sugar. (more...)

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