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Date Of Birth:
December 05, 1901
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December 15, 1966 (65)
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David Haddad Appointed Executive Vice President and General Manager, Warner Bros. Interactive EntertainmentDavid Haddad Appointed Executive Vice President and General Manager, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

Reporting into Sanders and Nelson, Haddad will now oversee all aspects of WBIE, including publishing, operations, sales, marketing, digital/mobile games, business development and game production. (more...)

Marvel & ESPN Announce Feature Documentary 1 OF 1 - GENESISMarvel & ESPN Announce Feature Documentary 1 OF 1 - GENESIS
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

Marvel Entertainment and ESPN Films are proud to announce the feature-length documentary "1 of 1 - Genesis" and short film series "1 of 1 - Origins," two all-new projects combining the powerful storytelling sensibilities of these two entertainment leaders for the very first time. (more...)

BWW Student Blogs: Preparing for the Disney College ProgramBWW Student Blogs: Preparing for the Disney College Program
by Logan Baker - Jan 8, 2015

Walt Disney once said, 'I only hope that we don't lose sight of one thing-that it was all started by a mouse.' Believe me when I say I remember, Walt, and I am thanking you now more than ever for creating such an iconic character. Never in my wildest dreams did I think I'd be a twenty year old, in college, majoring in musical theatre, and planning a five month trip to Walt Disney World. Yet, here I am, writing about the initial steps of applying to the Disney College Program; furthermore, I write to describe the four month process of applying to accepting to preparing to packing. (more...)

Violinist Amadéus Leopold to Make Houston Debut, 1/23Violinist Amadéus Leopold to Make Houston Debut, 1/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

Violinist Amadeus Leopold will make his Houston debut Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at 8 p.m. in the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater, presented by Society for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Violinist Amadeus Leopold Comes to Houston This MonthViolinist Amadeus Leopold Comes to Houston This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Violinist Amadeus Leopold will make his Houston debut Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at 8 p.m. in the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater, presented by Society for the Performing Arts. (more...)

National Youth Orchestra of the USA to Kick Off July 2015 China TourNational Youth Orchestra of the USA to Kick Off July 2015 China Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Carnegie Hall today announced details for an extensive tour to China by the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA) in July 2015. (more...)

BOYHOOD, AMERICAN SNIPER Among 2015 Writers Guild Awards Screenplay Nominees; Full List!BOYHOOD, AMERICAN SNIPER Among 2015 Writers Guild Awards Screenplay Nominees; Full List!
by Movies News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen during 2014 (more...)

BODYTRAFFIC Coming to Harris Center, 1/24BODYTRAFFIC Coming to Harris Center, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Founded in 2007, Los Angeles-based BODYTRAFFIC was named one of Dance Magazine's “25 to Watch” in 2013 and was praised by the Los Angeles Times for its “most hopeful combination of choreographic and performing excellence.” LA Weekly applauded the company for its “confident, hard-hitting” execution in a wide range of styles. This exciting dance ensemble continues to break new ground in the field of dance and its evening performance at Harris Center for the Arts will display their distinctive style. (more...)

Orpheum Family Series to Present Bilingual Musical DREAM CARVER, 1/23Orpheum Family Series to Present Bilingual Musical DREAM CARVER, 1/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Renowned puppet company Swazzle Productions presents Dream Carver. Dream Carver, a bilingual musical based on the children's book of the same name by Diana Cohn, will be brought masterfully to life for one night only on Friday, January 23rd at 6:30 PM as part of the Orpheum Family Series. (more...)

Symphony Silicon Valley to Perform FANTASIA, 2/14-15Symphony Silicon Valley to Perform FANTASIA, 2/14-15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

There is a chill in the air, but the hottest ticket in town is the Valentine love story between Symphony Silicon Valley and Disney's Fantasia. The weekend of love, February 14 and 15 at San Jose's Center for Performing Arts, Symphony Silicon Valley will be performing live on stage the classic music from the original 1940 Walt Disney film and Disney's Fantasia 2000update while the movie is projected in high definition on a huge screen. (more...)

New York Life Named Title Sponsor of Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Basketball TournamentNew York Life Named Title Sponsor of Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

?Today ESPN announced that New York Life will be the title sponsor of the Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament. The three-year deal begins with the 62nd annual New York Life ACC Tournament held at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, N.C. on March 10-14, 2015. (more...)

LA Master Chorale & Musica Angelica to Perform Bach's ST. MATTHEW PASSION, 1/31-2/1LA Master Chorale & Musica Angelica to Perform Bach's ST. MATTHEW PASSION, 1/31-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

The Los Angeles Master Chorale (LAMC), in one of the most highly anticipated collaborations of the season, joins forces with the renowned period instrument ensemble Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra and the acclaimed Los Angeles Children's Chorus to present two historically informed performances of Bach's towering masterwork St. Matthew Passion, conducted by LAMC Artistic Director Grant Gershon, on Saturday, January 31, 2 pm, and Sunday, February 1, 2015, 7 pm, at Walt Disney Concert Hall. Soloists include Pablo Cora, tenor; Janelle DeStefano, mezzo soprano; Arnold Livingston Geis, tenor; Callista Hoffman-Campbell, mezzo soprano; Elissa Johnston, soprano; Jon Lee Keenan, tenor (Evangelist); Chung Uk Lee, bass (Jesus); Steve Pence, bass/baritone; Vincent Robles, baritone; Zanaida Robles, soprano; Anna Schubert, soprano; Laura Smith, mezzo soprano; and Nike St. Clair, mezzo soprano. (more...)

Cooking Channel Announces February 2015 HighlightsCooking Channel Announces February 2015 Highlights
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

The wrappers come off in February with the launch of series Unwrapped 2.0, where no treat will go uncovered when host Alfonso Ribeiro goes behind-the-scenes for the inside scoop on America's favorite snacks on Monday, February 2nd at 10:00pmET/7:00pmPT. (more...)

Road Less Traveled to Present A PUBLIC READING OF AN UNPRODUCED SCREENPLAY ABOUT THE DEATH OF WALT DISNEY, 1/23-2/15Road Less Traveled to Present A PUBLIC READING OF AN UNPRODUCED SCREENPLAY ABOUT THE DEATH OF WALT DISNEY, 1/23-2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) will be kicking off the New Year with A Public Reading Of An Unproduced Screenplay About The Death Of Walt Disney by Lucas Hnath. The production will star Robert Rutland, Darryl Hart, Gerry Maher, and Marisa Caruso under the direction of Katie Mallinson. (more...)

SISTER ACT National Tour Coming to State Theatre, 1/30SISTER ACT National Tour Coming to State Theatre, 1/30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

?Coming direct from Broadway, Sister Act is the feel-amazing musical comedy smash that the New York Post calls 'RIDICULOUSLY FUN," and audiences are jumping to their feet in total agreement! The Broadway hit comes to the State Theatre in Easton on Friday, January 30th. (more...)

Disney's BIG HERO 6 Coming to Digital HD, Blu-ray/DVD & On Demand This FebruaryDisney's BIG HERO 6 Coming to Digital HD, Blu-ray/DVD & On Demand This February
by Movies News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Walt Disney Animation Studios announced today that the animated film BIG HERO 6 will be available on Digital HD/Disney Movies Anywhere on February 3 and Blu-ray Combo Pack, Digital SD, DVD and On Demand on Feburary 24. (more...)

Photo Flash: LA's Annual Next Great Stage Star 2015 Search BeginsPhoto Flash: LA's Annual Next Great Stage Star 2015 Search Begins
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

Michael Sterling (Creator/Executive Producer) and Barbara Van Orden (Sponsor/Co-Executive Producer) proudly presented the critically acclaimed and highly anticipated LA's Next Great Stage Star competitions. The 2015 season began this weekend with its launch last Sunday, January 5th, in North Hollywood, CA. at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

LaBerge Named ESPN Executive Vice President and Chief Technology OfficerLaBerge Named ESPN Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

?Aaron LaBerge has been named ESPN's Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, just the second CTO in the company's 35-year history. (more...)

THE NORMAL HEART, BIRDMAN Among Producers Guild Award Nominees; Full List AnnouncedTHE NORMAL HEART, BIRDMAN Among Producers Guild Award Nominees; Full List Announced
by Movies News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the motion picture and long-form television nominations for the 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards. (more...)

Steps Off Broadway to Present CHITTY, CHITTY, BANG, BANG!Steps Off Broadway to Present CHITTY, CHITTY, BANG, BANG!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

Steps Theatre is flying in the "fantasmagorical" Broadway musical Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang! It is the very first time this production is to be staged by a regional theatre in the Greater Boston Area. Based on the 1968 Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins) tuneful film, the musical centers around an eccentric inventor and his flying car. (more...)

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