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Philadelphia Theatre Company to Kick Off 2013-14 Season with Amy Herzog's 4,000 MILES, 10/11-11/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2013

Philadelphia Theatre Company kicks off its 2013-2014 season with the OBIE Award-winning 4,000 Miles by Amy Herzog on October 11-November 10 at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets). Directed by Mary B. Robinson, the ensemble cast features Beth Dixon, Leigha Kato, Davy Raphaely, and Shannon Sullivan. (more...)

Fountain Art Fair Comes to Chicago, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2013

Fountain Art Fair's upcoming EXPO Chicago satellite showcase is set to make a strong impact on Chicago's art fair weekend. TheSeptember 20 – 22 fair, hosted at Mana Contemporary, will feature not only progressive programming by artists, galleries and independent projects, but also a long list of influential partners and performances. Advance tickets are now available here and offer fair goers access to the Friday and Saturday evening festivities. (more...)

Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre to Present THE PLAY'S THE THING, 10/8-29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre is pleased to announce THE PLAY'S THE THING. Directed by Brandon Gardner, this exciting improvised run will play a 4-week limited engagement. Performances will be Tuesdays at 11:00 PM, starting October 8th and will continue October 15th, 22nd, and will close on the 29th. All performances will be held at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Chelsea located at 307 West 26th Street, New York, NY. For more information or ticket reservations, please visit www.ucbtheatre.com. (more...)

Producer Peter Macgregor-Scott to Present MPEG Award
by Movies News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

The Fugitive producer Peter Macgregor-Scott has been tapped to present the Motion Picture Editors Guild's prestigious MPEG Fellowship and Service Award to previously announced honoree, re-recording mixer Donald O. Mitchell, on October 5, 2013, at the Sheraton Universal Hotel. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Farcical BOEING-BOEING Amuses at Lakeland Civic Theatre
by Roy Berko - Sep 23, 2013

Farce is light comedy which contains exaggerated, extravagant and improbable situations. It often contains slapstick incidents and lots of people ducking in and out of slamming doors. Though farce was supposedly started in the 13th century, the modern tone for this format, which is highlighted by the works of the likes of The Three Stooges, The Marx Brothers, The Keystone Cops, Lucille Ball, Tim Conway and Carol Burnett, was etched by Moliere, a Frenchman, and is best represented by his TARTUFFE. (more...)

KREWELLA 'Get Wet' Album Live Stream Today 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

Although it won't officially be released until Today, September 24, KREWELLA is offering fans everywhere the very first listen of GET WET (more...)

Fountain Art Fair Comes to Chicago Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

Fountain Art Fair's upcoming EXPO Chicago satellite showcase is set to make a strong impact on Chicago's art fair weekend. TheSeptember 20 – 22 fair, hosted at Mana Contemporary, will feature not only progressive programming by artists, galleries and independent projects, but also a long list of influential partners and performances. Advance tickets are now available here and offer fair goers access to the Today and Saturday evening festivities. (more...)

Zero Charisma Comes to New York Comic Con for NY Premiere
by Movies News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

ReedPOP announces today that it will be hosting a special premiere of Tribeca Film and Nerdist Industries release Zero Charisma (more...)

ZERO CHARISMA to Premiere at New York Comic Con
by Movies News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

ReedPOP, the number one purveyor of pop culture events and the company behind New York Comic Con (NYCC), announces today that it will be hosting a special premiere of Tribeca Film and Nerdist Industries release Zero Charisma on opening night of New York Comic Con, which will take place at the Javits Center in New York City,Thursday, October 10 – Sunday October 13, 2013. The screening is by invitation only and available to a select group of Fans attending NYCC 2013. Directors Katie Graham and Andrew Matthews and star of the film, Sam Eidson, will be in attendance. (more...)

KREWELLA 'Get Wet' Album Live Stream Today 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2013

Although it won't officially be released until Tuesday, September 24, KREWELLA is offering fans everywhere the very first listen of GET WET (more...)

Scoop: WIPEOUT on ABC - Today, September 12, 2013
by TV Scoop - Sep 12, 2013

Get all the scoop on WIPEOUT, airing on ABC tonight, September 12, 2013! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Lower Ossington Theater's SHREK Is Hilarious, Witty, and Fun for the Whole Family
by Brittany Goldfield Rodrigues - Oct 7, 2013

SHREK THE MUSICAL proved a lot of skeptics wrong when it ended up a Broadway Success. While some may have expected 'camp,' the show proved itself Broadway-worthy with it's stellar music, composition, as well as set and costume design. The star studded original cast brought the show to life with their stellar talents. Sutton Foster as Fiona, Daniel Breaker as Donkey, and Brian Darcy James as Shrek proved to all musical theatre Nerds alike that yes, stage adaptations of children's movies can make it on the Great White Way. (more...)

Producer Peter Macgregor-Scott Presents MPEG Award Today
by Movies News Desk - Oct 5, 2013

The Fugitive producer Peter Macgregor-Scott has been tapped to present the Motion Picture Editors Guild's prestigious MPEG Fellowship and Service Award to previously announced honoree, re-recording mixer Donald O. Mitchell, today, October 5, 2013, at the Sheraton Universal Hotel. (more...)

Oberon Adds THE BIG QUIZ THING, MORTIFIED & More to Fall Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

OBERON, the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.)'s second stage and club theater venue, announces its fall programming continues its mission tobring exciting and original programming from October through December. (more...)

Anthony Jeselnik Among First Guests on TBS's THE PETE HOLMES SHOW
by TV News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

TBS's new late-night series The Pete Holmes Show - which launches Monday, Oct. 28, following CONAN - will feature a variety of stars from the entertainment, comedy and sports world during its first two weeks. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Carrie Manolakos and Carrie Cimma Talk LIZZIE Album
by David Clarke - Oct 20, 2013

October 2013 has been an exciting month for the rock musical LIZZIE. The first large production of the musical was mounted by Theater Under the Stars' newest venture TUTS Undergound, a theatre series promising no revivals, no dead authors, and no boundaries. Likewise, on October 8, 2013, LIZZIE's theatrical concept double album was released, garnering glowing and positive reviews from critics. While they were in Houston performing in LIZZIE, I spoke with two of LIZZIE's hard rocking stars, Carrie Manolakos and Carrie Cimma, about their experiences recording the exceptionally fun and alluring album. (more...)

Lattice Engines and Customers to Discuss the Power of Predictive Lead Scoring at Oracle's Eloqua Experience 2013
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2013

SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Today Lattice Engines announced that it will be leading a discussion on the next generation of lead scoring at Oracle's Eloqua Experience 2013. Lattice CMO Brian Kardon will be joined by Jascha Kaykas-Wolf, CMO of Mindjet, and Abner Germanow, director of Worldwide Marketing at Juniper Networks, to share how they are enhancing lead scoring with predictive modeling to drive maximum conversion rates and sales productivity. (more...)

ELEGY to Open 10/31 at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

The Elegy Project is proud to announce the Chicago premiere of Elegy, October 31 - December 1, written by Ron Hirsen and directed by Dennis Zacek at the Richard Christiansen Theater at Victory Gardens Biograph, 2433 Lincoln Ave. Preview performances are Thursday, Oct. 31 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 2 at 5 and 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 3 at 3 p.m. Opening/press night is Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. and will be followed by a reception. The performance schedule is Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 5 and 8:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. There is no performance Thursday, Nov. 28 and an added performance Sunday, Dec. 1 at 7:00 p.m. Ticket prices are $30 for previews, $48 for opening night and $42 for the regular run. Tickets are available at victorygardens.org, elegyproject.org or 773.871.3000. (more...)

TNT, TBS to Bring FALLING SKIES, MOB CITY, KING OF THE NERDS & More to New York Comic Con
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

Top-rated cable networks TNT and TBS are preparing to invade New York Comic Con with four exciting panels for the Oct. 10-13 event. TNT will present panels for its Epic sci-fi series Falling Skies, which returns for its fourth season in summer 2014, and eagerly anticipated noir drama Mob City, which premieres Dec. 4. TBS will stage panels for the hit competition show King of the Nerds, which returns for its second season Jan. 23, and the upcoming late-night series The Pete Holmes Show, which premieres Oct. 28. In addition, TBS is sponsoring a special live edition of the popular If I Were You podcast, guest-starring Pete Holmes. (more...)

Chester Gregory Returns to SISTER ACT For 2nd Year on Tour; New Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

Producers Whoopi Goldberg, Stage Entertainment and Troika Entertainment have announced that the North American Tour of the five-time Tony Award nominated musical SISTER ACT will begin its second year of performances. The tour opened on October 2, 2012 at Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre and is still rocking the rafters across the country. SISTER ACT opened to stellar reviews and continues to receive them across the country. (more...)

Naked Girls Reading Presents Nerdettes Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2013

The Nerds have inherited the earth. Long live the Nerds! DC's official Naked Girls return from our brief hiatus to presentNerdettes and prove without a doubt Nerds are sexy. Naked Girls Reading is a performance of Burlesque ladies who love to read tales of wands, Slayers and a Tardis. Cherokee Rose, is delighted to return to the DCAC with the Nerdalicious Gigi Holliday, Cherie Sweetbottom and special guest Mourna Handful of Black Tassle Boolesque to display their sexily intelligent skills tonight at 7:30pm. (more...)

Matt Shingledecker, Jenna Leigh Green and More Set for STANDBY at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013

Dwelvan David (Caroline, or Change, The Wiz, Songs for a New World), Jenna Leigh Green (Wicked, Bare, "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch"), Alex Goley (Big River, The Berenstain Bears Live!), Eryn Murman (Spring Awakening), Darren Ritchie (Wonderland, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Dracula The Musical, Little Shop of Horrors, Nerds) and Matt Shingledecker (West Side Story, Rent, Spring Awakening) will lead the cast of STANDBY, an Official Selection of the 2013 New York Musical Theatre Festival Next Link Project. (more...)

Naked Girls Reading Presents Nerdettes, 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013

The Nerds have inherited the earth. Long live the Nerds! DC's official Naked Girls return from our brief hiatus to presentNerdettes and prove without a doubt Nerds are sexy. Naked Girls Reading is a performance of Burlesque ladies who love to read tales of wands, Slayers and a Tardis. Cherokee Rose, is delighted to return to the DCAC with the Nerdalicious Gigi Holliday, Cherie Sweetbottom and special guest Mourna Handful of Black Tassle Boolesque to display their sexily intelligent skills 5/30/13 at 7:30pm. (more...)

SIGNS OF LIFE Gets Staged Reading at American University, 6/1-2
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2013

Snap-Two Productions, Inc. and LimanAde Productions in association with Issembert Productions, Inc. will present a staged reading of the new drama with music, Signs of Life, at American University in the Katzen Arts Center Studio Theatre on June 1 at 7:00 P.M. and June 2 at 1:00 P.M. The performances will feature American University alumni, current students and a student from BRAVO@KAT, the children's wing of Kensington Arts Theatre. This is the first academic production of Signs of Life. (more...)

SHRUGGING OFF THE DRESS Set for Queer Not Cool Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2013

Being a voted a male prom queen, on obsessively writing letters to Kathernine Hepburn as a kid and the majesty of a woman named Cate Blanchett will take the stage in QUEER NOT COOL's 'Shrugging Off the Dress', hosted by Rob Ribar tonight, June 8, 2013. (more...)

Electric Zoo Announces Phase III Artist Lineup, 8/30-9/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2013

Electric Zoo: New York's Electronic Music Festival has announced the Phase III artist lineup for its fifth year anniversary, bringing over 125 DJs and live acts to Randall's Island this Labor Day Weekend on August 30, August 31, and September 1 for a final summer blowout dance party. (more...)

Infected Mushroom to Release FRIENDS ON MUSHROOMS, VOL. 2 in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2013

Electro rock/dance duo INFECTED MUSHROOM—composed of founders Amit “Duvdev” Duvdevani and Erez Eisen—has announced the release of Friends on Mushrooms, Vol. 2, out July 16 via Dim Mak Records. (more...)

Kunal Nayyar to Guest on Season Two of TBS's SULLIVAN & SON
by TV News Desk - Jun 13, 2013

Kunal Nayyar (The Big Bang Theory) is set to guest-star during the second season of Sullivan & Son, the hit TBS sitcom starring Steve Byrne as a former corporate attorney who now runs his parents' pub in Pittsburgh. (more...)

USA Announces Contestants for New Reality Competition SUMMER CAMP
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

USA Network today unveiled the 16 die-hard adult campers who will comprise the contestants on its action-packed reality competition series, SUMMER CAMP, premiering Thursday, July 11 at 8/7c. (more...)

JAPAN CUTS Film Festival Announces 2013 Lineup; Opens 7/11
by Movies News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

The JAPAN CUTS: The New York Festival of Contemporary Japanese Cinema returns for its seventh season, with 10 days of screenings and over 20 titles. JAPAN CUTS 2013 presents the roughest, sharpest, and smoothest of today's cutting-edge Japanese film scene, encompassing bigger-than-life blockbusters, high-concept art house titles, moving and provoking documentaries, delirious rom-coms, refined melodramas and a handful of UFOs-unidentified film objects. Featuring appearances by several special guest filmmakers, JAPAN CUTS 2013 kicks off July 11 with a blowout opening night party and runs through July 21, screening 25 titles, all of which are a mix of New York, U.S. and International premieres. The festival again dovetails with the New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), which co-presents 12 films of the JAPAN CUTS lineup July 11-14. (more...)

Tom Bozell and More to Star in SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON at NYMF; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2013

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) presents Swiss Family Robinson, a world premiere musical comedy by John and Patrick Kennedy. Patrick Kennedy directs a cast of seventeen including Tom Bozell*, William James Daniels*, Paul DeBoy* (Mamma Mia), Alexander Ferguson, Danielle Gimbal, Patrick Oliver Jones* (The Addams Family), Heidi Kloster, Michael Lorz (Gross Indecency), Matt Mundy*,Sergio Pasquariello, James Patterson* (Mary Poppins), Jessie Shelton*, Barbara Tirrell* (Wicked), Meg Schneider, Emily Shoolin* (Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark), Sam Tedaldi*, and Elisa Van Duyne* (Finian's Rainbow, 110 in the Shade). ? (more...)

Lyric Watch: Neil Patrick Harris and Audra McDonald Close the Tonys
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

The casts of KINKY BOOTS, PIPPIN, MATILDA and many more shows and entertainers joined host Neil Patrick Harris on last night's broadcast of the 67th Annual Tony Awards on CBS. Below, we bring you the lyrics to his BIG opening number! (more...)

Horse Trade Theater Group Presents The Summer Burlesque Blitz, 7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

Summer just got hotter thanks to Horse Trade Theater Group's Summer Burlesque Blitz featuring classic striptease with Angie Pontani's Burlesque-A-Pades, Kita St. Cyr's Intime Burlesque, and The Paper Dolls troupe, nerdlesque with D20, RAWR!, and Storybook Burlesque, boylesque with Epic Win and Shocks & Cocks, and storytelling striptease mashups with Bare. (more...)

SIGNS OF LIFE Gets Staged Reading at American University Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2013

Snap-Two Productions, Inc. and LimanAde Productions in association with Issembert Productions, Inc. will present a staged reading of the new drama with music, Signs of Life, at American University in the Katzen Arts Center Studio Theatre tonight, June 1 at 7:00 P.M. and June 2 at 1:00 P.M. The performances will feature American University alumni, current students and a student from BRAVO@KAT, the children's wing of Kensington Arts Theatre. This is the first academic production of Signs of Life. (more...)

SOMETHING SUDDEN 5WEPT 0V3R ME Scores Seven 2013 Planet Connections Theatre Awards Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2013

SOMETHING SUDDEN 5WEPT 0V3R ME, a new play written by Steven Mark Tenney and directed & choreographed by Susan Tenney, has been nominated for seven 2013 Planet Connections Theatre Awards. The awards ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, August 4th with red carpet arrivals starting at 6pm and curtain at 7pm at The Ailey Citigroup Theater (405 West 55th Street) in Manhattan. (more...)

Matt Shingledecker, Jenna Leigh Green and More Set for STANDBY at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2013

Dwelvan David (Caroline, or Change, The Wiz, Songs for a New World), Jenna Leigh Green (Wicked, Bare, "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch"), Alex Goley (Big River, The Berenstain Bears Live!), Eryn Murman (Spring Awakening), Darren Ritchie (Wonderland, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Dracula The Musical, Little Shop of Horrors, Nerds) and Matt Shingledecker (West Side Story, Rent, Spring Awakening) will lead the cast of STANDBY, an Official Selection of the 2013 New York Musical Theatre Festival Next Link Project. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Tom Lenk Brings 30 Minutes Musicals to Comic Con
by E.H. Reiter - Jul 18, 2013

Tom Lenk, Tom Detrinis, and Brooke Seguin give JURASSIC PARK the 30 MInte Musical treatment at the Horton Grand Theatre. One night only for Comic Con, don't miss it! (more...)

Horse Trade Theater Group Presents The Summer Burlesque Blitz Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2013

Summer just got hotter thanks to Horse Trade Theater Group's Summer Burlesque Blitz featuring classic striptease with Angie Pontani's Burlesque-A-Pades, Kita St. Cyr's Intime Burlesque, and The Paper Dolls troupe, nerdlesque with D20, RAWR!, and Storybook Burlesque, boylesque with Epic Win and Shocks & Cocks, and storytelling striptease mashups with Bare. (more...)

TBS to Air All-New Episodes of AMERICAN DAD in 2014
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

TBS has picked up Twentieth Century Fox Television's animated hit AMERICAN DAD! as an original series, beginning with the show's 11th season. (more...)

Theo Von Hosts New TBS Hidden-Camera Comedy DEAL WITH IT, Beg. Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

Comedian, host and reality star Theo Von (Primetime in No Time, Last Comic Standing, Road Rules) is set to host TBS's upcoming new series DEAL WITH IT, from executive producer Howie Mandel. The hidden-camera show with a twist based on a successful format created by Keshet Broadcasting and United Studios is slated to premiere tonight, July 16, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT). (more...)

JAPAN CUTS Film Festival Kicks Off 2013 Lineup Today
by Movies News Desk - Jul 11, 2013

The JAPAN CUTS: The New York Festival of Contemporary Japanese Cinema returns for its seventh season, with 10 days of screenings and over 20 titles. JAPAN CUTS 2013 presents the roughest, sharpest, and smoothest of today's cutting-edge Japanese film scene, encompassing bigger-than-life blockbusters, high-concept art house titles, moving and provoking documentaries, delirious rom-coms, refined melodramas and a handful of UFOs-unidentified film objects. Featuring appearances by several special guest filmmakers, JAPAN CUTS 2013 kicks off July 11 with a blowout opening night party and runs through July 21, screening 25 titles, all of which are a mix of New York, U.S. and International premieres. The festival again dovetails with the New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), which co-presents 12 films of the JAPAN CUTS lineup today, July 11-14. (more...)

Philly Area/S. Jersey 2013-14 Theater Season
by Pati Buehler - Jul 1, 2013

Whether you are in the heart of Philly, a great Philly suburb OR crossing the bridge into South Jersey, there is a wonderful theater waiting to welcome you with a line up of crowd pleasing shows this season. Come on over to Philly for some of Broadway's best! (more...)

BWW JR: The Sound of Music
by Erin Leigh Peck - Aug 5, 2013

Westchester Broadway is a dinner theatre. It's a strange feeling to be eating a dinner roll while watching the Von Trapp family sing, but it's also a cool and unique way to see a show and worth trying with your child. Plus, if you're a Soap Dish buff, you can say things like, "Five minutes, Mr. Loman!" and have it really resonate. (more...)

Electric Zoo Kicks Off Phase III Artist Lineup Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2013

Electric Zoo: New York's Electronic Music Festival has announced the Phase III artist lineup for its fifth year anniversary, bringing over 125 DJs and live acts to Randall's Island this Labor Day Weekend today, August 30, August 31, and September 1 for a final summer blowout dance party. (more...)

Scoop: WIPEOUT on ABC - Thursday, September 12, 2013
by - Aug 26, 2013

Get all the scoop on WIPEOUT, airing on ABC on Thursday, September 12, 2013! (more...)

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes Announce The Launch of New Website
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2013

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros have launched a new interactive website townofsongs.com. Designed and developed by StreetVirus and Faculty Creative, the site is an online environment of exploration and discovery that allows the visitor to navigate through the underwater world of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. (more...)

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes Launch New Website
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2013

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros have launched a new interactive website townofsongs.com. Designed and developed by StreetVirus and Faculty Creative, the site is an online environment of exploration and discovery that allows the visitor to navigate through the underwater world of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. The band's self-titled third album, released on July 23rd via Community Music is available for purchase on the site through Amazon and iTunes. (more...)

FIRST DATE's Zachary Levi On Dating & Capitalism
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 2, 2013

New Broadway headliner and NBC cult series CHUCK star Zachary Levi remarks on his own dating life and his new novelty gadget company Nerd Machine in a new interview on the eve of the Broadway premiere of his new musical FIRST DATE, which opens next week. (more...)

Review Roundup: LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Opens at Shakespeare in the Park - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Aug 12, 2013

The Public Theater's production of the new musical LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, the second show of The Public's 2013 free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte, opens tonight, August 12, 2013. Directed by Alex Timbers, the show features songs by Michael Friedman, with book adaptation by Timbers, and will run through Sunday, August 18. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Review - LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST; a Rowdy and Mirthful Summer Night
by Michael Dale - Aug 12, 2013

The boys behind Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson offer a crazily antic new Shakespeare musical. (more...)

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