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Wikia Announces Fan Studio Partnership With Mistwalker's 'Terra Battle,' A New Mobile Game From The Legendary Creator Of Final Fantasy
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Wikia,the social universe of fandom and the ultimate source for powerful and relevant pop culture, entertainment and game expertise, today announced the company's latest Fan Studio partnership with world-renowned game development studio, Mistwalker around 'Terra Battle' a new free-to-play mobile game from the legendary creator of Final Fantasy. Wikia and Mistwalker will work together to build out the official Terra Battle Communityhttp://terrabattle.wikia.com/, which recently launched, as the ultimate resource for fans of Terra Battle. (more...)

Swrve Closes $10 Million Series B Funding Round to Fuel Expansion
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Swrve, the leader in mobile marketing automation, today announced that it has closed a $10 million Series B round of financing led by Acero Capital. All existing investors, including Atlantic Bridge and Intel Capital participated in the round bringing the total amount raised to $22 million to date. Acero's General Partner Rami Elkhatib has joined the board of directors. The capital will be used to accelerate Swrve's global expansion, continue to build out its platform and hire additional talent in sales, marketing and engineering. (more...)

Kean Human Rights Institute to Screen THE GOOD LIE, 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

John Prendergast, Kean University's Human Rights Senior Fellow, will present a screening of The Good Lie on October 8 at 7:15 p.m. in the state-of-the-art STEM Auditorium, located in Kean's STEM Building. The premiere will be attended by Mr. Prendergast, an internationally acclaimed human rights activist, who appears in the film and has a longstanding relationship with the University. (more...)

Bethany Rooney Set for Stella Adler's 'HOLLYWOOD SPEAKS' Series, 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

The Stella Adler Academy & Theatre will present a new Series of One Night Only Guest Speakers in "HOLLYWOOD SPEAKS AT THE ADLER" - The evening will be featuring BETHANY ROONEY, October 1st, 2014 (more...)

BWW Reviews: Sassy, Sexy, WITCHES OF EASTWICK at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Dan Marois - Sep 11, 2014

There are hot, sassy witches flying about the Ogunquit Playhouse in a production of The Witches of Eastwick, a musical comedy that has some memorable characters, high energy music and a fabulous set design. (more...)

Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons Tribute WALK LIKE A MAN to Play El Portal Theatre, 10/9-19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

El Portal Theatre in association with 3000 Miles Off Broadway Productions (a division of Rock N Roll Inc.) presents Walk Like A Man: The Songs of Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, starring Val Martinez (formerly with the Four Seasons) at El Portal's Monroe Forum Theatre, in the NOHO Arts District, North Hollywood, CA. This exclusive engagement will run October 9 through 19, 2014, 10 performances only! (more...)

'Schmoolie the Deathwatcher' is in Post Production in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ After a week of shooting, the dark comedy starring one of Hollywood's most familiar faces is 'in the can' and being edited. (more...)

MultiStages to Present TEMPLE OF SOULS at Theater for the New City, 9/16-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

MULTISTAGES has announced the new musical by award-winning Anita Velez-Mitchell, platinum-winning composers Dean Landon and Anika Paris, TEMPLE OF THE SOULS, with musical direction by Bruce Baumer and directed by Artistic Director Lorca Peress. TEMPLE OF THE SOULS will play a limited engagement at Theater for the New City - Johnson Theater (155 First Avenue, btw 9th/10th, NYC). Performances begin Tuesday, September 16 and continue through Sunday, September 28. Opening Night is Thursday, September 18 (8 p.m.). (more...)

MULTISTAGES to Present TEMPLE OF THE SOULS 9/16-9/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

MULTISTAGES is pleased to announce the new musical by award-winning Anita Velez-Mitchell, platinum-winning composers Dean Landon and Anika Paris, TEMPLE OF THE SOULS, with musical direction by Bruce Baumer and directed by Artistic Director Lorca Peress. TEMPLE OF THE SOULS will play a limited engagement at Theater for the New City - Johnson Theater (155 First Avenue, btw 9th/10th, NYC). Performances begin Tuesday, September 16 and continue through Sunday, September 28. Opening Night is Thursday, September 18 (8 p.m.). (more...)

Kabam Gets Medieval with Strategy Wargame, Kings of the Realm, on the App Store
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Kabam, the leader in the western world for free-to-play core games for traditional players, today announced the launch of Kings of the Realm for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, a medieval-themed massively multiplayer strategy war game, available worldwide on the App Store. (more...)

Upsight and adjust Team Up to Deliver Deeper Actionable Analytics to Enhance App Performance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

BERLIN, GERMANY and SAN FRANCISCO, CA(Marketwired - Sep 3, 2014) - adjust and Upsight today announced a partnership offering adjust's advanced attribution analytics with Upsight's enterprise-grade analytics and marketing platform. (more...)

Digital Media Wire Returns to NYC for 3-Day Industry Confab for Executives from Games, Music and Television Industries
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Digital Media Wire, the leading conference producer for the digital media and entertainment industries, today announced the speaker line-up for its 2014 DMW Week NYC, which includes NY Games Conference (Sept. 8), Digital Music Forum (Sept. 9) and Future of Television Forum (Sept. 10). The event combines three of the company's biggest shows into an exclusive three-day event in New York at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, as industry veterans gather to network, broker deals, share ideas and learn from other visionaries about the future of games, music and television. (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...)

Rentrak Announces Official Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of August 24, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Rentrak (RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of Aug. 24, 2014, as compiled by the company's theatrical measurement services. (more...)

Breaking News: CABARET Officially Finds Its Next 'Sally Bowles'; Show Extends Through Spring!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) just announced celebrated film star & Golden Globe nominee Emma Stone will join the cast of the Tony Award-winning CABARET and make her Broadway debut starring as 'Sally Bowles' from November 11, 2014 through February 1, 2015. Current 'Sally Bowles' Michelle Williams will play her final performance on November 9, 2014. (more...)

James Barbour, Nancy Anderson, Sara Gettelfinger, Mamie Parris and More Star in THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK at Ogunquit - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Get ready for a wickedly good time when the bewitching musical comedy, The Witches of Eastwick, hits the Ogunquit Playhouse stage September 3 through 27. Based on the Warner Brothers hit motion picture, this hysterical and devilish show with its beautiful original score was declared "musical comedy heaven" by London's Daily Mail. The Ogunquit Playhouse is proud to have been selected by world-renowned theatre producer Cameron Mackintosh as the American Northeast premiere of his hit stage adaptation of The Witches of Eastwick. (more...)

Debbie Reynolds to be Honored with 2014 SAG Life Achievement Award
by Movies News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Debbie Reynolds – actor, singer, dancer, author, champion for the preservation of the artifacts of film history and for the understanding and treatment of mental illness – has been named the 51st recipient of SAG-AFTRA's highest honor: (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look- Joaquin Phoenix and Josh Brolin in INHERENT VICE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2014

Warner Brothers has released the first photo from INHERENT VICE, starring Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Katherine Waterston, Reese Witherspoon, Benicio Del Toro, Martin Short, Jena Malone and Joanna Newson. (more...)

Erich Bergen to Host Live Online Concert This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Performer Erich Bergen (Jersey Boys - The Movie, Madam Secretary) will perform a live, interactive, one hour online concert through ConcertWindow.com on Sunday, August 17th at 3pm EST. Accompanying Erich will be Michael Orland, who has served as the associate musical director of Fox's American Idol for the past 12 years. During the performance, Erich will perform songs from his latest album, “Never Give Up”, as well as songs from Jersey Boys. Additionally, fans will be able request songs during the completely unrehearsed, improvised show. (more...)

Geva Theatre Center to Present WAIT UNTIL DARK, 9/9-10/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Audiences will be on the edge of their seats when Geva Theatre Center presents Wait Until Dark by Frederick Knott, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher and directed by David Ira Goldstein. Wait Until Dark begins performances on September 9 and runs in the Elaine P. Wilson Mainstage through October 5. (more...)

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