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Playwrights Horizons (New York, NY)
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2014 Pinnacle Book Achievement Award Announces Current Winners
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

NABE, the National Association of Book Entrepreneurs, now celebrating 34 years of helping publishers market and promote their books, has just announced the winners of the Summer 2014 Pinnacle Book Achievement Awards. These awards have been given for more than 28 years and honor some of the finest independently-published and small press books in a wide variety of different fields including Children's Interest, Fiction, Novel, Memoir, Self-Help, Health, How-To, Inspirational, and more. This Summer's winners include 'A Wellness Guide For the Digital Age: With Safer Tech Solutions for All Things Wired & Wireless' by Kerry Crofton, 'The Kid Who Beat Wall Street and Saved Africa' by Ginger Heller, 'The Crew Goes Coconuts: A Capt. No Beard Story' by Carole P. Roman, 'Commit To Get Fit' by Laura Dion-Jones, 'Grace of Gratitude Journal' by Deborah Perdue, 'Caught In a Web' by A.J. Shaw, 'Corporate Escape: The Rise of the New Entrepreneur' by Maite Baron, 'Saving Superman' by Kathleen Sales,' and 'Last Train Home: An Orphan Train Story ' by Renee Wendinger. For the complete list of winners, please visit http://www.bookmarketingprofits.com/PinnacleAwardsSummer2014.html (more...)

Antonio Saillant to Direct THE GOLDEN KNIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

Filmmaker Antonio Saillant and former Northern Valley Regional High School Principal; Fred Hessler, Assistant Superintendent for Business at Northern Valley Regional High School; Raymond Jacobus and Alumni Attorney, Steven Bruman of Houston, Texas met on location in early April of 2012 to begin the coordination for the production of “The Golden Knights”, a major motion to picture to be filmed in Bergen County, New Jersey. (more...)

Montego Glover and More to Star in The Old Globe's THE ROYALE; Cast & Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the full cast and creative team for Marco Ramirez's ('Orange is the New Black,' 'Sons of Anarchy') wildly theatrical new play The Royale, directed by two-time Obie Award-winning and Drama Desk Award-nominated Rachel Chavkin. Founding Artistic Director of New York's the TEAM, Chavkin most recently won accolades for Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 (The New York Times, Time Out New York, and New York Post Critics's Picks, and Top Ten of 2012 and 2013). The Royale will run October 4 to November 2 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run October 4 - 8. Opening night is Thursday, October 9 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Concert Adopts Aconex for 88 Scott Condominium Project
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

TORONTO, ON(Marketwired - Sep 9, 2014) -  Aconex, provider of the #1 cloud solution to manage the world's largest construction and engineering projects, has been chosen by Concert, a Canada-based developer of residential, rental, senior living, commercial, and industrial properties, for the 88 Scott condominium project in Toronto, Canada. Concert has already successfully utilized Aconex during the pre-construction phase to manage information and processes, including tendering, and will continue using the platform throughout the construction phase. The project is expected to be completed in 2017. (more...)

Met Orchestra Musicians and Union Announce New Labor Agreement with Met Opera
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

The musicians of the Met Orchestra and their union, the Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, announced that they have voted to ratify a new labor agreement with the Metropolitan Opera. (more...)

Boys & Girls Clubs of America Kicks Off 'Day for Kids' Season with Field Day
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

ATLANTA, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) kicked-off its Day for Kids season with a fun-filled field day in Atlanta, where corporate partners and community members were invited to act like kids to support youth in need. The event in Atlanta's historic Grant Park took place Saturday, Sept. 6. Teams from corporate sponsors around the city participated in relay races and games, including dodgeball and tug-of-war, alongside Olympic Gold Medalist Gail Devers and former Atlanta Falcon and NFL Hall of Famer Chris Doleman. (more...)

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Apple, Facebook, Netflix, Google and Amazon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2014 Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog includethe Apple (Nasdaq:AAPL-Free Report), Facebook (Nasdaq:FB-Free Report), Netflix (Nasdaq:NFLX-Free Report), Google (Nasdaq:GOOGL-Free Report) and Amazon (Nasdaq:AMZN-Free Report). (more...)

Red Pocket Mobile' and PreCash' Team Up to Make Paying Bills Fast and Easy For Contract-Free Smartphone Customers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Red Pocket Mobile and PreCash announced today that Evolve Money, the free bill-payment app from PreCash, is now available as an added feature to Red Pocket Mobile customers through the Red Pocket mobile site, m.goredpocket.com. (more...)

Verne Global Executive Team Honored with Two Golden Bridge Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

Since opening the data center campus in Iceland in 2012, the Verne Global management team has been dedicated to transforming the data center industry from its dated past to a more modern approach; one that can effectively keep up with the growing customer demands—including the storage and analysis of data. Through the forward-thinking approach from Monroe and team, including Tate Cantrell, Chief Technology Officer; Isaac Kato, Chief Financial Officer; and Lisa Rhodes, Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Verne Global is able to offer a facility that provides the necessary power for high intensive applications, while also ensuring data center energy costs and emissions are kept down. (more...)

New Book Spotlights America's Most Controversial Lawyer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

PENSACOLA, Fla., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Fred Levin, whose illustrious and controversial career as a pioneering personal injury lawyer is highlighted by his role in bringing down Big Tobacco in the largest legal settlement ever, seemed the least likely to succeed in a law career that has netted him hundreds of millions of dollars, and has made him one of the most loved and hated lawyers in America. He is a founding member of the Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame. (more...)

Intacct and Massey Consulting Help WebAssign Streamline Financial Processes and Increase Project Insights
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Intacct, a leader in cloud financial management and accounting software, and its implementation partner Massey Consulting, today announced that WebAssign switched from Microsoft Dynamics to Intacct for more flexible project accounting functionality. Intacct's modern, intuitive solution helps the growing education technology provider save $130,000 in annual salary costs and gain comprehensive visibility into its organizational performance. (more...)

Axle Video Makes Media Management Mainstream at IBC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

BOSTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ IBC 2014 (Stand 7.D07) At IBC, axle will unveil new capabilities and options that significantly broaden the appeal and expand the applications of their unique, 'radically simple' approach to media management. Axle addresses the most important media management and workflow needs of video production teams, but unlike other systems is exceptionally easy to install and use. New features, enhancements, and scale will deliver a significant upgrade for existing customers and extend axle's benefits to midsize broadcasters and departments of larger ones. The unprecedented affordability and ease of setup (typically up and running within hours, rather than days or weeks) have allowed axle to double its sales every six months since its founding in 2012. (more...)

PowerStream Customers Save in Several Ways Through 'Exchange Events'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

VAUGHAN, ON - PowerStream is encouraging its customers with old inefficient dehumidifiers to take advantage of a special offer being made available through the saveONenergy 'Exchange Event'. (more...)

Power System Analysis Continues to Advance Safety, Reliability, Cost-Savings for the Nuclear Industry
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

This collaboration and the resulting innovation was recognized by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in a public meeting held in Washington, D.C., as ETAP power system analysis software capability directly aligns with the guidance by NRC's technical document on open-phase fault condition. Both the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) and the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) also recognized the importance of this effort and praised the leadership of the ETAP NUUG: (more...)

Scoop: ONCE UPON A TIME: STROYBROOKE HAS FROZEN OVER on ABC - Sunday, September 28, 2014
by TV Scoop - Sep 8, 2014

Get all the scoop on ONCE UPON A TIME - *Season Premiere*, airing on ABC on Sunday, September 28, 2014! (more...)

ABC to Air Special 'Frozen' Preview on ONCE UPON A TIME: STROYBROOKE HAS FROZEN OVER, 9/28
by TV News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

ABC invites new and devoted "Once Upon a Time" viewers to take another look at this popular fantasy series in the new special, "Once Upon a Time: Storybrooke Has Frozen Over," which will explore the show in a way that will bring new viewers up to date (more...)

Haitian Amputees' Story of Triumph and Survival Featured at DocMiami International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ A documentary about hope and healing in the midst of the horrific aftermath of Haiti's 2010 earthquake will be a featured presentation at the DocMiami International Film Festival in Boca Raton on Saturday, Sept. 13, 1:15 p.m., at the Oak Room at Sugar Sand Park, 300 S. Military Trail. (more...)

Super-Sized Action, Drama, Comic Relief and Super Powers: Charter On Demand Brings It With Marvel Superheroes
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Marvel's superheroes Captain America, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, The Incredible Hulk and the Avengers have collectively Saved the world countless times. Charter brings these heroes of Marvel's cinematic universe to Charter On Demand through September 23.Over the years, Marvel's men (and women) have become kings and queens of the box office. Who doesn't love to see Spidey or Iron Man tackle issues that are too tough for ordinary mortals to handle or Captain America and all of the Avengers, lending a super human hand where there's a need. (more...)

Nest Learning Thermostat and Nest Protect: Smoke + Carbon Monoxide Alarm Coming to France, Netherlands, Belgium and Ireland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2014

“The Nest Thermostat and Nest Protect are already helping people throughout the U.S., Canada and the U.K. save energy, stay comfortable, and improve home safety,” said Lionel Paillet, General Manager of Europe, Nest. “While Nest products are currently sold in just three countries, there's high demand for them around the world. In fact, Nest products have been installed by people in more than 120 countries and Nest Thermostats have already Saved an estimated two billion kilowatt hours (kWh) of energy compared to what their owners would have spent on heating and cooling at a constant temperature. That's enough energy to power 180,000 American homes for a year. Imagine what energy savings and safety improvements can be achieved now that Nest products will be available in – and customized for – France, Netherlands, Belgium and Ireland.” (more...)

BWW Recap: Robin Hood to the Rescue in This Week's DOCTOR WHO
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 6, 2014

On this week's episode of DOCTOR WHO we have more robots, gold powered ships, and Robin Hood! Don't continue reading, however, if you have yet to watch “Robot of Sherwood,” because there are major SPOILERS below. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 9/5/14 - WINTER'S TALE in Central Park, 'MIGHTY REAL' Off-Broadway, Joan Rivers and More!
by Jessica Showers - Sep 5, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: THE WINTER'S TALE begins at the Delacorte, 'MIGHTY REAL' starts performances off-Broadway, RUTHLESS! benefits BC/EFA, we remember Joan Rivers and more! (more...)

PUB HTML5 Introduces HTML5 Digital Catalog Software To Online Store Owners
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

PUB HTML5 proudly announces an innovative way to convert current PDF's into an HTML5 digital catalog looking like a real book. This interactive catalog will help many online stores reach a broader, wider audience of readers while engaging them with a unique and productive media publication. Converting old company PDF's to the flip format will be engaging and interactive for online customers. This will benefit online store owners greatly. For stunning examples and features, please feel free to visit the following website at http://pubhtml5.com/. (more...)

New Nokia Lumia smartphones bring high-end imaging capabilities to more accessible price points
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

BERLIN - Sept. 4, 2014 - Microsoft Corp. announced on Thursday the Nokia Lumia 830, Lumia 735 and Lumia 730 Dual SIM smartphones running the latest Windows Phone 8.1 operating system, bringing industry-leading imaging technology to more affordable price levels. Microsoft also announced two new accessories that provide innovative ways for people to interact with their phones, plus the Lumia Denim update, which brings extra features and enhancements to existing Lumia smartphones. (more...)

RECONSIDERING HANNA(H) Begins 9/25 at Boston Playwrights' Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) opens its 2014-15 season with Reconsidering Hanna(h) by Deirdre Girard. Running from September 25 to October 19, this new drama will be directed by Bridget Kathleen O'Leary. (more...)

Thunderbird School of Global Management Meets Key VMware, Metro-Clustering and IT Cost Challenges with DataCore Software-Defined Storage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

“Due to the software-defined storage approach of DataCore's SANsymphony-V, we are free to choose any hardware and no longer locked-in to a storage vendor, which gives us greater purchasing power,' said Johan Reinalda, senior director network infrastructure and support services, Thunderbird School of Global Management. “This solution has allowed us to take a cost-effective approach when addressing our storage need. Additionally, functionality such as DataCore's auto-tiering and self-tuning capabilities has led to performance increases in improving response times to VM within our VMware environment.” (more...)

Sony Expands Innovative Lens-style Camera Line with New Interchangeable-Lens Model and 30x Zoom Model
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Building on its strong history of innovation in the digital imaging market, Sony Electronics has today announced two additions to their unique line of Lens-style Camera. (more...)

McMurdo Group's Techno-Sciences, Inc. Chosen for Australia/New Zealand MEOSAR Infrastructure Deployment
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

“Australia and New Zealand have two of the largest SAR regions in the world, and we are pleased to help them create a more responsive system for those needing assistance in an emergency,” said Jean-Yves Courtois, CEO of Orolia and McMurdo Group. 'This key win and TSi's recent deployment of the only two MEOSAR systems in another major SAR region – the United States – firmly establish McMurdo Group as the premier MEOSAR infrastructure provider globally.” (more...)

BWW Recap: TEEN WOLF Head Like a Hole
by Jennifer McHugh - Sep 2, 2014

Looks like we'll be beginning and ending the first half of Season Four in Mexico. And from tonight's penultimate episode, things are not looking good for Scott and the gang. By the end of the episode was it just me who had no idea what is going to happen in the finale next week? Man, I hope so because I have a LOT of questions. Let's dissect this, shall we? (more...)

RetailMeNot's App for iPhone and Android Adds Personalization Updates and New Design
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ RetailMeNot (SALE), a leading digital offers destination that helps consumers save money, today announced the release of the updated and newly redesigned RetailMeNot app for iPhone and Android phones. (more...)

onOne Software Announces Perfect Photo Suite 9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

PORTLAND, OR - onOne Software has announced Perfect Photo Suite 9, an updated version of its photo editing and effects app for Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows. Included in the new release are many significant performance and feature improvements, all designed to help you streamline your photo-editing tasks, so you can spend more time shooting and less time processing your photos.  (more...)

Marcel Marceau Secrets Revealed in New Book REMEMBERING THE WORLD'S GREATEST MIME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Interest in Marcel Marceau, the world's greatest mime, has been reignited as the 7th anniversary of his death approaches on September 22nd. Marcel Marceau, with his alter-ego Bip, demonstrated the power of silence, enchanting audiences around the world without uttering a word. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Jobsite Theater's THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO at the Shimberg
by Peter Nason - Sep 15, 2014

Jobsite's first play of the season is a winner; if this is any indication of the shows to come, it's going to be quite an exciting year of theater. (more...)

BWW Recap: Make Sure to 'Listen' in This Week's DOCTOR WHO
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 14, 2014

This week's episode of DOCTOR WHO, “Listen,” is my favorite episode from this season so far. There are so many surprising moments, and the storyline was interesting and relatable. So, if you want to know what's under the bed, keep reading, but if you're not looking for SPOILERS, then come back later! (more...)

Teradek Announces Collaboration with Sony on Integration of Products at the 2014 IBC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

“We're very excited to be collaborating with Sony to create a truly versatile solution for news crews broadcasting from the field,” said Nicol Verheem, CEO of Teradek. “Since Teradek products are cost effective and support almost every video transport protocol, it was an obvious choice to add support for the CBK-WA100 and WA101 to our Slice and T-Rax decoders.” (more...)

Cherif Medawar Launches Cherifisms.com, a New Website with the Kind of Motivation Investors Can Get Addicted To
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Cherif Medawar the leading provider of training and education for investors of commercial real estate and consumer education for real estate syndication, today announced the release of the new Cherifisms.com site. The site provides his members, clients and the nation an intimate experience watching the Real Estate Hedge Fund Manager in the field and allows them to take his words along their own investing journey. Users can sign up for daily affirmations delivered by email or text. (more...)

Tickl Launches As The World's First App For Rating Love Making And Keeping Track Of Intimate Moments.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Whether starting a new relationship, keeping a long term relationship alive, or even trying for a baby, Tickl tracks and stores all of the statistics associated with intimate moments. For a bit of fun it can also rate performance based on the users ages, worldwide statistics and an incredibly complex algorithm, that took years of arduous testing. (more...)

Michael Francis England Releases JEWELS FOUND ALONG THE PATH OF LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

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Freedom Financial Network Continues to Urge Consumers to Spend Conservatively
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

When it comes to the nation's economic recovery, the summer of 2014 was hot, from real estate prices to auto sales to credit card debt, notes the Freedom Financial Network Quarterly Comment on consumer debt and credit issues. (more...)

Financial Executives from John Hancock/Manulife, ESL Federal Credit Union, and Medline to Present at Tagetik Global Conference
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

LUCCA, Italy, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

Website Showcases Writing From First World War Trenches
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ 2014 marks the centenary of the First World War. To commemorate it, information powerhouse ProQuest has created a free online gallery of 100-year-old magazines written and illustrated mostly unofficially and anonymously by troops serving on the War's fronts, including trenches around the world. Poems, essays, jokes, cartoons and observations are displayed within crisp, full-color digital reproductions of the original magazines, providing an intimate, ground-level view of the 'War to End All Wars.' It's a sliver of a massive archive of so-called 'trench journals' that ProQuest digitized in conjunction with world-renowned libraries and museums. Trench Journals Digital Galleryprovides a museum-like tour of the larger research database, enabling visitors to explore materials that were previously only available in their original (and fragile) print editions. (more...)

Patient123.com Enables Medical Providers to Analyze Efficiency and Productivity, Creates Opportunity to Increase Net Income
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ A Web site, Patient123.com, offers tools for measuring health providers' productivity, and perhaps improving it by enabling providers to delegate much health history acquisition and documentation to others. An illustration shows how a provider receiving $70 per 15 minute office visit, 30 hours a week, 48 weeks a year could increase net annual income by more than $26,000. This would be achieved if a provider cared for more patients with the time Saved by delegating an average of one minute of health history acquisition and/or documentation per patient visit to others compensated at the rate of $25 an hour. The Web site includes a Cost-Benefit Analyzer tool that could help providers calculate the cost-effectiveness of their current documentation process and estimate the potential benefit of the processes described. (more...)

Kiesling Virtualizes Applications and Migrates to SAN with Tegile for CapEx and OpEx Savings
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

NEWARK, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Tegile Systems, the leading provider of flash-driven storage arrays for databases, virtualized server and virtual desktop environments, today announced that Kiesling Associates LLP has implemented a Tegile hybrid array to meet the requirements of its core business applications, driven by an archive system that needed additional capacity to retain an increasing number of new documents. (more...)

Uncle Sam's List, Previously a Government-Only Listing of Commodity IT and Shared Services, To Be Made Available to the Public For the First Time
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

“The sharing of these opportunities with the private sector represents a significant milestone in public-private collaboration,” said Rick Holgate, ACT President. “We are grateful to the leadership of The Federal CIO Council's Shared Services Task Force, which has worked effectively with ACT-IAC to produce this year's Forum and release Uncle Sam's List to the public.” At the Forum, industry and government decision-makers will collaborate on best practices and identify ways to improve the ability to federate the site into an integrated environment with the private sector. (more...)

Wedding Dress Studio iPad App Enables Brides to Design and Virtually Try-On Wedding Dresses
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

TORONTO, ON - Wedding Reality Inc. today announces the launch of the Wedding Dress Studio iPad app which utilizes unique augmented reality technology to revolutionize how brides-to-be search, find, and buy wedding dresses. Using patented fabric-remapping technology, users can discover the best wedding dress styles suited for their body before ever stepping foot inside a bridal shop. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Lovable Characters in THE NERD
by Teresa Rodrick - Sep 1, 2014

I had the pleasure of reviewing THE NERD produced by Stage Coach Theatre (SCT), directed by Curtis Ransom. It is a zany, madcap show. (more...)

BWW Recap: Journey 'Into a Dalek' with DOCTOR WHO
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 31, 2014

On tonight's episode of “Doctor Who” we journey “Into a Dalek,” with the Doctor and Clara, meet Danny Pink, and get confused by Missy yet again! Be careful if you haven't watched tonight's episode, because below are some major SPOILERS. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE BOOK OF MORMON
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 30, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. The craziness is almost upon us, but there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's THE BOOK OF MORMON below! (more...)

Pinchgut Opera Presents IPHIGENIE EN TAURIDE, 12/3-9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2014

After a joyful comedic romp of The Chimney Sweep, what can you expect from Gluck's Iphigénie en Tauride? Written in 1779, it was premiered by the Paris Opera and was Gluck's penultimate opera, performed more than four hundred times over the next fifty years. He wrote a revised version in 1781 in German, Iphigenie auf Tauris which was staged as a tragic singspiel at the National Theatre in Vienna but proved less popular than the original French version. (more...)

BWW Recap: CURTAIN: POIROT'S LAST CASE Packs a Punch
by Elizabeth Peterson-Vita - Aug 30, 2014

The final, 70th episode in the dramatization of Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot stories, CURTAIN, starring David Suchet in his definitive portrayal of the Belgian detective, is now being streamed by AcornTV. This long-awaited episode, a career-capping achievement for Suchet, does not disappoint; it is among the best of the more recent Poirot episodes, and is relatively faithful to Christie's novel, written in the 1940's and published in 1975. While multiple suspicious characters and blind alleyways abound in this 90 minute adaptation, the plot does not rely as heavily on familiar Christie parlor tricks such as unbelievable double identities. Instead, it explores a much more psychological landscape, particularly in terms of Poirot himself, his longtime friend Hastings (Hugh Fraser), and a diabolical psychopath who revels in provocation rather than personal bloodletting. (more...)

Southern Rep Adds A CHRISTMAS CAROL to 2014-15 Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

Southern Rep Theatre has announced details about its 2014-15 Mainstage Season, including new information on locations, dates and times, as well as unveiling a new addition to its Lagniappe Series: A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Charles Dickens, adapted by Doris Baizley and featuring John 'Spud' McConnell who returns as the iconic Scrooge in December 2014. (more...)

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