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Kevin Spacey to Narrate THE DAY THAT KENNEDY DIED on Smithsonian, 11/17
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

November 22, 2013 marks 50 years since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Smithsonian Channel pays tribute to that milestone with an immersive new two-hour documentary, THE DAY KENNEDY DIED, premiering on Sunday, November 17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Dimension Data Recognized for Exemplary Workplace Practices
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/  Dimension Data, the $5.8 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced that its Raleigh, North Carolina office has been honored with the 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility.  (more...)

Billie Holiday Theatre Appoints Jackie Alexander New Artistic Director; Announces 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

The Billie Holiday Theatre's Executive Director Marjorie Moon announces the appointment of director, actor, playwright, and novelist Jackie Alexander as the Theatre's Artistic Director. (more...)

Literary Artist Poetry Showcase Set for October 3, 2013 at Madison Public Library
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

The New Jersey State Council on the Arts Literary Artist Fellowship Showcase will feature public performances of works from recipients of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowships in poetry, prose, and playwriting. Writers are chosen through a highly competitive national peer panel review process focusing on artistic merit. The Arts Council's Fellows are some of the best artists working in their genres. (more...)

Scoop: THE NEIGHBORS on ABC - Friday, October 18, 2013
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Get all the scoop on THE NEIGHBORS, airing on ABC on Friday, October 18, 2013! (more...)

Seasoned Expert Promoted to Lead Service Offering at H+K
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

"With more than 20 years' experience providing policy and strategic communications counsel to senior leaders from the federal government, national NGOs and the private sector, David has the experience, connections and insight to create powerful results for clients," says Jackie King, senior vice-president and general manager of H+K Ottawa. (more...)

Geva Theatre Center to Present THE 39 STEPS, 10/22-11/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

Geva Theatre Center' 41st Season continues with The 39 Steps, adapted by Patrick Barlow, from the John Buchan novel and the film by Alfred Hitchcock. Directed by Sean Daniels, this fast-paced whodunit begins performances on October 22 and runs in the Elaine P. Wilson Mainstage through November 17. (more...)

THE ADDAMS FAMILY & More Among Boomerang's Halloween Programming
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

Boomerang will offer new spooky programming this October with the first-time premiere Cartoon Network's original animated series, The Grim Adventures of Bill & Mandy, playing for a full hour on Saturday and Sunday nights, startingSaturday, Oct. 12 at midnight (ET). The month-long celebration of spine-tingling content also includes Boomerang's presentations of the 1964 live-action series The Munsters and 1964's The Addams Family, both of which will be telecast back-to-back on weekdays at 2:30 and 3 p.m., and weeknights at midnight (ET), respectively. More ghostly animated fare in October will include the award-winning 1993 holiday special, The Halloween Tree, on Saturday, Oct. 26 at 9 a.m., and the weekday afternoon presentation of Hanna-Barbera's Goober and the Ghost Chasers, which will play at 12 p.m. (more...)

Third Day of SAG-AFTRA Convention Welcomes Sec. Perez, Video from Biden, Focuses on Organizing
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2013

Day three of the SAG-AFTRA National Convention featured a keynote speech by Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez., who thanked the leadership for their work during an exciting time for the union. (more...)

Crossroads Theatre Company to Present KANSAS CITY SWING, 10/10-27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2013

It's the fall of 1947 in Kansas City. The Satchel Paige All-Stars of the Negro Leagues are gearing up to play the all-white Bob Feller All-Stars during the teams' cross-country barnstorming tour. Jackie Robinson has recently broken baseball's 'color line.' Change is in the air - for baseball and for the country. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - RHONJ's Season 5 Finale; Giudices to Appear on Special WATCH WHAT HAPPENS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2013

Bravo Media's 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey' wraps up its fifth season with a 90-minute event starting with the season finale airing today, September 29 at 8p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

FREE Seminar: 'Broadway: Spotlight on Careers' Set for October 1 at NYIT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2013

Broadway is the ultimate goal for many theatre majors who want to work in stage production. With so many eligible candidates flocking to NYC looking for that big break, you need to stand out from the pack. Learn valuable tips on how to get hired on Broadway (and Off) from our panel of backstage super-stars who live the dream! (For full schedule of events, speakers' bios etc., go to www.cencom.org.) This seminar is free. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Jim Brochu Captivates in CHARACTER MAN at UC PAC
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 28, 2013

Jim Brochu's 'Character Man' gives audiences a rare close-up view of the many theatrical 'greats' that Brochu has known in his impressive career. (more...)

Scoop: ANIMATION DOMINATION on FOX - Today, September 28, 2013
by TV Scoop - Sep 28, 2013

Get all the scoop on ANIMATION DOMINATION, airing on FOX tonight, September 28, 2013! (more...)

BWW Reviews: HELLO DARLIN'S at Langston Hughes Remembers a Comedy Pioneer
by Jay Irwin - Sep 28, 2013

Imagine you go to see a comedienne. She talks about sex and drugs and racial issues and being a lesbian and any number of taboo subjects. Pretty fun night, right? Now imagine she's in her 50's, 60's or even 70's. Even more fun. Now imagine it's the 1970's or even earlier. And there we have the career of one of the funniest and most groundbreaking African American women of the last century, Jackie "Moms" Mabley. And in a tribute to this pioneer, writer Dan Owens and director Jacqueline Moscou and the folks at the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute have come up with the world premiere of "Hello Darlin's: Mom's got something to tell you!" And while there may have been a few rough moments in the evening, it amounts to a hilarious and touching look back at a trailblazer of comedy whose career spanned over 50 years and who needs to be remembered. (more...)

Ray Romano Hosts IMF 7th Annual Comedy Celebration Featuring David Crosby on 11/9 in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

For the seventh year, actor Ray Romano will host a memorable night of comedy. This year's performers are Deon Cole, Jeff Garlin, Jackie Hoffman, Dom Irrera, Bruce Vilanch, with aspecial musical performance by the legendary David Crosby. This year's Honorary Chairs are Julie Chen and Leslie Moonves, along with Chair Loraine Boyle and Vice Chair Amy Weiss. Additional guests to be announced. (more...)

BWW Reviews: LITTLE WOMEN: THE MUSICAL Is Astonishing at Avon Players
by Anton Anderssen - Sep 27, 2013

Now on stage at Avon Players is the musical adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women, a parable of the ideal family in Civil War era Boston. The musical follows the book fairly closely, so if you are familiar with the book, you know the play. Little Women was one of the first books that many girls read as a child and has always held a special place in their hearts. (more...)

Il Volo Performs at Radio City Music Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

Live Nation brings singing sensations Il Volo to perform on the Great Stage at Radio City Music Hall tonight, September 27th, 2013 at 8:00PM. (more...)

Scoop: THE NEIGHBORS on ABC - Today, September 27, 2013
by TV Scoop - Sep 27, 2013

Get all the scoop on THE NEIGHBORS, airing on ABC tonight, September 27, 2013! (more...)

Joey Arias & Kristian Hoffman to Bring LIGHTNING STRIKES to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

Following a successful engagement at Joe's Pub in New York City, Joey Arias and Kristian Hoffman bring their acclaimed show Lightning Strikes to Feinstein's at the Nikko for one performance only - Thursday, October 24 at 8 p.m. Located within Hotel Nikko (222 Mason Street, San Francisco), Feinstein's at the Nikko presents a wide range of entertainers from stage and screen all within an intimate 140-seat cabaret setting. (more...)

THEATRE THREADS to Return to the Denver Center, 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

Theatre Threads is a fashion show and luncheon hosted by the Denver Center Alliance, featuring costumes from the Denver Center Theatre Company (DCTC) stage productions. Costumes will be modeled by some of Denver's philanthropic leaders. (more...)

Lumineers, Christina Aguilera Among All-Star Line-Up for HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE Sountrack
by Movies News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) and Republic Records today announced a powerful, star-studded lineup for the soundtrack to the motion picture The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (more...)

Scoop: TROPHY WIFE on ABC - Tuesday, October 8, 2013
by - Sep 26, 2013

Get all the scoop on TROPHY WIFE, airing on ABC on Tuesday, October 8, 2013! (more...)

Unitrends to Present at Data Center World Fall 2013
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

COLUMBIA, S.C., Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Unitrends, the leading provider of all-in-one backup, archiving, instant recovery and disaster recovery solutions, today announced that Paul Nashawaty, the company's director of product marketing and alliances, will present at Data Center World Fall 2013, taking place September 29-October 2 in Orlando, Fla. Data Center World, the premier international conference for data center and facilities managers, combines real-world solutions, the best education, and networking and access into a single event. (more...)

Denver Marriott City Center Announces New General Manager
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

DENVER, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Big changes have been occurring at the Denver Marriott City Center. The downtown Denver hotel is proud to announce an esteemed addition to its staff, newly completed renovations and an artful package to get guests just as fired up. (more...)

The Global Cabaret Festival to Kick Off October 24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

Albert Schultz, Founding Artistic Director of Soulpepper Theatre Company, today announced details of the sixth annual Global Cabaret Festival. From Thursday, October 24 to Sunday, October 27, the Young Centre for the Performing Arts once again becomes home to over 150 of Canada's leading performance artists staging over 15 original one-hour songbooks and cabarets. (more...)

FX's ARCHER, THE LEAGUE & More Headed to New York Comic-Con
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

FX's critically-acclaimed hit animated comedy series Archer, FXX's acclaimed hit comedy series The League and FXX's brand new animated comedy Chozen (launching in January 2014) are heading to New York Comic-Con at the Javits Center October 12-13 for panel discussions and press rooms. (more...)

Bush Theatre And Hightide Festival Theatre Present PUSSY RIOT: HUNGER STRIKE, Oct 8-9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2013

This event is a collaboration between the Bush Theatre and HighTide Festival Theatre and includes a performance of Nadezhda Tolokonnikova's letter by Stacey Gregg, a theatre-maker and writer. (more...)

Annie Baker and Rajiv Joseph to Be Honored with Steinberg Playwright 'Mimi' Awards on 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2013

The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust today announced it will honor playwrights Annie Baker and Rajiv Joseph at the Sixth Annual Steinberg Playwright 'Mimi' Awards on Monday, November 18, 2013 at the Lincoln Center Theater in New York. The 'Mimi' Awards are presented biennially to honor the accomplishments of some of the most gifted up-and-coming American playwrights and to recognize the promise they hold for the future of American theater. (more...)

OUR TOWN, ARABIAN NIGHTS, HANSEL & GRETEL and More Set for Theatre School at DePaul's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2013

The Theatre School at DePaul University has announced the 2013-2014 season. Founded as the Goodman School of Drama in 1925, The Theatre School presents public programming as a professional extension of the classroom. Under the leadership of an award-winning faculty and staff, theatre artists from all disciplines collaborate during their final years of training to create a full and diverse season of programming. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Kate Wetherhead, Audra McDonald, Max von Essen & More in Star-Studded First Trailer for SUBMISSIONS ONLY Season 3
by Stage Tube - Oct 1, 2013

'Submissions Only,' the popular web series which aired its second season on BroadwayWorld.com to much acclaim, and major growth, has released the trailer for its highly anticipated third season. (more...)

BULLET CATCH Returns to The Arches Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

The Arches, Glasgow has announced its autumn theatre season, including the return of one of their most successful productions ever, the smash hit international touring sensation Bullet Catch. The show, which has seen sell-out success in London, Edinburgh, New York and Brazil, will return to The Arches for a 2-week run this month. Each night, an audience member will be asked to fire a gun live on stage, as Rob Drummond attempts the most infamous stunt of them all, so dangerous Houdini himself refused to perform it. (more...)

Nikki M. James, Jackie Hoffman and More Set for 'Women of Comedy and Cabaret' Series at Joe's Pub, Oct-Dec 2013
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

Amber Martin, Tori Scott, Never Sleep Alone, Nikki M. James, Erin Markey, Bridget Everett, Andrea Marcovicci, Lady Rizo, Julie Klausner, Our Lady J, Tammy Faye Starlite, Jackie Hoffman, Sandra Bernhard and Pam Ann are set for the 'Women of Comedy and Cabaret' series at Joe's Pub at the Public, running October to December 2013. Details below! (more...)

Eddie Pepitone to Perform at Comix At Foxwoods, 11/7-9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

Eddie Pepitone will make his inaugural visit to Comix At Foxwoods when he takes the stage for four performances beginning Thursday, Nov. 7 at 8 p.m. Pepitone will conduct the full weekend lineup, keeping the audience laughing for the following two nights at 8 p.m., before leaving them wanting more with a 'nasty'-themed show on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 10:30 p.m. (more...)

Scoop: TROPHY WIFE on CBS - Tuesday, October 15, 2013
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Get all the scoop on TROPHY WIFE, airing on CBS on Tuesday, October 15, 2013! (more...)

Scoop: TROPHY WIFE on ABC - Tuesday, October 15, 2013
by TV Scoop - Oct 1, 2013

Get all the scoop on TROPHY WIFE, airing on ABC on Tuesday, October 15, 2013! (more...)

Scoop: TROPHY WIFE on ABC - Today, October 1, 2013
by TV Scoop - Oct 1, 2013

Get all the scoop on TROPHY WIFE, airing on ABC tonight, October 1, 2013! (more...)

Investigation Discovery Premieres BEAUTY QUEEN MURDERS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

The first season of BEAUTY QUEEN MURDERS premieres tonight, October 1 at 10/9c only on Investigation Discovery. (more...)

Photo Flash: SING FOR YOUR SENIORS Brings WICKED Witches to Calvary Cancer Hospital
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

On September 30th, 2013, Sing For Your Seniors hosted one of its Broadway Sessions with alumni from both Broadway and the National Touring companies of WICKED for the patients of Calvary Cancer Hospital. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

Myspace Shows Significant Post-Launch Growth With 50-Percent Total Audience Increase
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/  Myspace (www.myspace.com), a place where people connect, discover, and share, announced insights from the company's quarterly report, gauging progress and growth over a 90-day period post launch. The entirely new platform, which launched in June, saw its audience grow from 24 million prior to launch to 31 million in its first two weeks out of beta. The platform has continued to grow steadily throughout the summer and, today, sees 36 million people. (more...)

The Prayer, A Love Story by Jacqueline von Zwehl is Released
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

No matter how much darkness exists in your life it cannot diminish the flicker of even the tiniest light. That light is prayer and it will lead you to your destiny. - Jacqueline von Zwehl (more...)

Photo Flash: SUBMISSIONS ONLY Team Launches Season 3!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

'Submissions Only,' the popular web series which aired its second season on BroadwayWorld.com to much acclaim, and major growth, will soon launch its highly anticipated third season. Season Three is 'coming soon,' and will be comprised of eight episodes. The star-studded season will boast such guest stars as Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara, Will Swenson, Malcolm Getz, Joanna Gleason, and many more. Series regulars for Season Three will includeKate Wetherhead, Colin Hanlon, Donna Vivino, Santino Fontana, Stephen Bienskie, Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Max von Essen, and Marilyn Sokol. Last night, the team celebrated the launch of the new season and you can check out photos from insde the party below! (more...)

Maxine Carol Martin to Launch New CD with Benefit Concert at Smash Studios, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

Clarinetist and Tenor Saxophonist Maxine Carol Martin will launch her new CD, Fragments and Colors of Me, with a live concert, presented by Summoners Ensemble Theatre, November 1, 2013 at Smash Studios (307 West 36th Street- 18th Floor) from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Maxine brings her original, heartfelt music to the stage with guest, jazz guitarist Sinan Bakir. Proceeds will benefit Summoners Ensemble Theatre http://www.summonersensemble.org/ (more...)

NBC News to Air ELIZABETH'S STORY - A Meredith Vieira Special 10/4
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

NBC News' Meredith Vieira sits down with Elizabeth Smart for a candid and revealing interview about survival, eleven years after she was abducted from her bedroom in the middle of the night. (more...)

Maxine Carol Martin Debuts 'Fragments and Colors of Me' with Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

Clarinetist and Tenor Saxophonist Maxine Carol Martin will launch her new CD, Fragments and Colors of Me, with a live concert, presented by Summoners Ensemble Theatre, November 1, 2013 (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...)

BWW Interview: Marcia Gay Harden Plans Broadway Return; Talks TROPHY WIFE & More with Co-Star Michaela Watkins
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 1, 2013

The Tony-winning actress, who was last seen in Yasmina Reza's GOD OF CARNAGE in 2009, and her 'TROPHY' co-star Michaela Watkins, recently spoke with BroadwayWorld - and Harden confirmed that 'there's a couple' of projects that might just bring her back to the stage in the near future. (more...)

Broadway's Soara-Joye Ross to Bring Cabaret Show THIS IS MY LIFE...GOTTA FLY! to Laurie Beechman, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

Broadway Actress Soara-Joye Ross (Les Miserables, Dessa Rose, Dance of the Vampires) will be making her Solo Cabaret Debut in 'This Is My Life…Gotta Fly!' at The Laurie Beechman Theatre on October 7th at 7pm for one night only. (more...)

Disney/ABC DGA Directing Program Submission Period Opens Today
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

Launched in 2001, the Disney/ABC DGA Directing Program is one of the longest-running programs of its kind in the entertainment industry. (more...)

WWE Legends Promote Breast Cancer Awareness
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

WWE superstars will be wrestling at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum tonight at 7 o'clock, but their show isn't just about entertainment. They are also promoting their involvement in the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and the launch of their Rise Above Cancer campaign. (more...)

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