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Theatre for a New Audience Teams with New York Public Library for 'FIRST FOLIO' EventTheatre for a New Audience Teams with New York Public Library for 'FIRST FOLIO' Event
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Theatre for a New Audience and The New York Public Library will mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death with a viewing of a First Folio followed by a conversation among scholars and conservators on the Folio's innovative origins, its history as a wildly coveted (and carefully conserved) artifact, and its continued role in the robust afterlife of Shakespeare. (more...)

Cass Community Social Services and Ford Host Tiny Home Open HouseCass Community Social Services and Ford Host Tiny Home Open House
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

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Actors Workshop Program to Return to Detroit Repertory TheatreActors Workshop Program to Return to Detroit Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

The Detroit Repertory Theatre has announced the return of the Actors Workshop Program. The return of the Workshop after a five-year hiatus is due to a generous sponsorship from The 'Ways and Means' Community Foundation. (more...)

The Preppie Killer Case & More Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEENThe Preppie Killer Case & More Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. All episodes are available at metrofocus.org following the broadcast. (more...)

More than 60,000 Educators now use Course HeroMore than 60,000 Educators now use Course Hero
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

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PBS & American Experience to Present 3-Night Event THE GREAT WARPBS & American Experience to Present 3-Night Event THE GREAT WAR
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

At the Summer 2016 Television Critics Association press tour today, PBS and American Experience announced that THE GREAT WALL, a six-hour, three-night event, will premiere in April 2017 (more...)

Good Humor' Brings Summer Tour To Washington, D.C. With Ryan Kerrigan As Honorary Good Humor' ManGood Humor' Brings Summer Tour To Washington, D.C. With Ryan Kerrigan As Honorary Good Humor' Man
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Today, Good Humor is returning to Washington, D.C. with its East Coast "Welcome to Joyhood" tour. After visiting New York City and Boston, the iconic brand is traveling to the Ronald Reagan Building to kick off the Washington, D.C. leg of the tour with a fun-filled event for those who live, work and play in the city. As part of the event, Good Humor is partnering with Washington Redskins linebacker and 2015 Walter Payton Man of the Year, Ryan Kerrigan, as an Honorary Good Humor Man. (more...)

The 2016 smart Roadshow travels to D.C. this weekendThe 2016 smart Roadshow travels to D.C. this weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

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900 guests gathered in Washington, DC to celebrate African unity900 guests gathered in Washington, DC to celebrate African unity
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

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20 YoungArts Foundation Winners Selected as 2016 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts20 YoungArts Foundation Winners Selected as 2016 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) congratulates the 52nd class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, announced today by U.S. Secretary of Education John King. The 20 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts-one of the nation's highest honors for high school students and all of whom are YoungArts Winners-were nominated to The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars for their artistic achievement, and selected based on academic and artistic accomplishments, leadership responsibilities, community service and outreach initiatives, and overall creativity. (more...)

HOMELESS AND HOW WE GOT THAT WAY to Play Detroit Repertory TheatreHOMELESS AND HOW WE GOT THAT WAY to Play Detroit Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

The Midwest Premiere of Dan McCormick's powerful play HOMELESS AND HOW WE GOT THAT WAY will have a Champagne Celebration on Thursday, May 26 at the Detroit Repertory Theatre at 8:30 PM. (more...)

BWW Review: Next Act's MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD Celebrates Life's Creation and FutureBWW Review: Next Act's MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD Celebrates Life's Creation and Future
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Apr 20, 2016

American's national Mother's Day arrives, Sunday, May 8, and Next Act Theatre presents a heartwarming, poignant and powerful production to close their season at exactly the right time of year titled Motherhood Out Loud. Conceived by Susan R. Rose and Joan Stein, more than a dozen playwrights revisit motherhood through a series of themed vignettes beginning with 'Chapter One: Fast Births' and finishing with 'Chapter Five: Coming Home.' Directed by Milwaukee's acclaimed Laura Gordon, each chapter features four actors--Doug Jarecki, Michelle Lopez-Rios, Deborah Staples and Tami Workentin--who play the numerous mothers/fathers of various ages and stages throughout the evening. (more...)

Charles Ives Opera Prize and Virgil Thomson Award Winners AnnouncedCharles Ives Opera Prize and Virgil Thomson Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

The American Academy of Arts and Letters announced today the winners of our country's two largest prizes for composers of vocal music: the Charles Ives Opera Prize of $50,000 and the Virgil Thomson Award of $40,000. (more...)

James K. Libbey Pens New Alben Barkley BiographyJames K. Libbey Pens New Alben Barkley Biography
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Lexington, KY—During his concession speech after losing the 1938 US Senate election, Kentucky Governor A.B. “Happy” Chandler paid tribute to his newly reelected rival. “I always thought Senator Barkley was indestructible,” he admitted, and at the time it would have been hard to argue otherwise. Alben Barkley had just secured his third term in the US Senate after seven consecutive terms representing Kentucky in the House, and he was on his way to an appointment as Harry S. Truman's vice president in 1949. His sole losing campaign had been a bid for Governor of Kentucky in 1928, but his habit of giving up to sixteen speeches a day and propensity for campaigning on horseback earned Barkley the nickname the “Iron Man” of politics. (more...)

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Lynn Nottage, Stephen Adly Guirgis Among 2016 American Academy of Arts and Letters Announces Literature Award WinnersBranden Jacobs-Jenkins, Lynn Nottage, Stephen Adly Guirgis Among 2016 American Academy of Arts and Letters Announces Literature Award Winners
by Michael Dale - Mar 23, 2016

The American Academy of Arts and Letters was established in 1898 to 'foster, assist, and sustain an interest in literature, music, and the fine arts.' (more...)

The FSU/Asolo Conservatory to Close 2015-16 Season with NORAThe FSU/Asolo Conservatory to Close 2015-16 Season with NORA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

The FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training caps its 2015-16 season with multi Academy and Golden Globe Award-winning playwright and screenwriter Ingmar Bergman's NORA. (more...)

Historic Regent Theatre Announces Centennial GalaHistoric Regent Theatre Announces Centennial Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

? In 1916, Woodrow Wilson was President and Europe was in the thick of World War I.  The State of Montana elected the first woman representative in Congress and the U.S. National Park Service was created by an act of Congress.  Charlie Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks, and Mae Marsh were some of the entertainment stars of the day, appearing on marquees across the country.  In the midst of the silent film era, the Regent Theatre first opened its doors on April 24, 1916. A state of the art theater at the time, it was said "There is no city or town that can boast of a more beautiful motion picture theatre."  (more...)

SXSWedu 2016: DreamBox Learning to Dive into Data-Driven Education, Cultivating Teacher as Learning ActivatorSXSWedu 2016: DreamBox Learning to Dive into Data-Driven Education, Cultivating Teacher as Learning Activator
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

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Detroit Repertory Theatre to Host Annual RED NIGHT Benefit, 2/13Detroit Repertory Theatre to Host Annual RED NIGHT Benefit, 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

 On Saturday, February 13, 2016, the Detroit Repertory Theatre welcomes the public to an evening of comedy, music, romance, sweets and champagne at the Board of Trustees' annual 'RED NIGHT' benefit beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 each and include the hilarious, critically acclaimed play BUTLER, unlimited Champagne, hors d'oeuvres, the 'Irma Wertz Patron of the Year' Award, and exciting packages to be auctioned off. Call 313-868-1347 for RED NIGHT reservations and information.  Proceeds from the evening will go to operational support of the Rep. The Detroit Repertory Theatre is located at 13103 Woodrow Wilson in the HEART of the City of Detroit, 48238. More information may be found at detroitreptheatre.com (more...)

U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for January 25: First Transcontinental Phone CallU.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for January 25: First Transcontinental Phone Call
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

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