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Scoop: THE NEIGHBORS on ABC - Today, August 23, 2013
by TV Scoop - Aug 23, 2013

Get all the scoop on THE NEIGHBORS, airing on ABC today, August 23, 2013! (more...)

David Greig's THE EVENTS Wins Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

The Carol Tambor Theatrical Foundation has announced the winner of this year's The Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award, the highest honor at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The winner of The Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award was announced at the closing ceremonies of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe on Friday, August 23 at 10:45 AM BST (5:45 AM EST). (more...)

Lyric Opera of Chicago's Opening Night Gala Set for 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

On Saturday, October 5, elegantly dressed guests will make their red-carpet entrances amidst the paparazzi and onlookers at the Civic Opera House. It's the opening night of Giuseppe Verdi'sOtello, which launches Lyric Opera of Chicago's 59th season. Doors open at 4pm and the performance begins at 5pm, concluding shortly after 8pm. (more...)

American Blues Theater to Open 'Legends and Legacies' Season with HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY, 8/30-10/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the first production in American Blues Theater's 'Legends and Legacies' season, Hank Williams: Lost Highway, by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik, directed by Damon Kiely, music director Malcolm Ruhl and starring Matt Brumlow as 'Hank Williams,' August 30 - October 6, at the Greenhouse Theater Center's Downstage Mainstage Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets are $19 for previews, $29 Thursdays and Fridays and $39 Saturdays and Sundays and $49 for opening night. Previews are Friday, Aug. 30 and Saturday, Aug. 31 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 1 at 2:30 p.m. Press/opening night is Thursday, Sept. 5 at 7 p.m. The performance schedule is Thursday - Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. There are post-show Town Hall discussions following Sunday performances beginning September 8. Tickets are on sale now at 773.404.7336 or americanbluestheater.com. (more...)

VIDEO: MTV to Air Exclusive Footage from DIVERGENT at VMA's, 8/25
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

Footage will be aired Live from the 2013 "MTV Video Music Awards Pre-Show" Red Carpet in Brooklyn on Sunday, August 25 at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT (more...)

Adam Ferrara & Wendy Liebman Set for Stand-Up at The Orleans Showroom This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

Comedians and late night TV favorites Adam Ferrara and Wendy Liebman combine to perform at The Orleans Showroom tonight and tomorrow, August 23 and 24. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Mark Brokaw, Director of OBLIVION
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Aug 23, 2013

How do you become a director? Just take the plunge! (more...)

A NIGHT IN HERSTORY! to Celebrate Woman's Equality Day with Helen Reddy and More, 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

The City of West Hollywood's Women's Advisory Board will celebrate Women's Equality Day with A Night In Herstory! A special celebration commemorating both the Board's 20 years of service to the West Hollywood community and the 93rd anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which granted women the right to vote in the United States. The event will take place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday, August 26, 2013, at the West Hollywood Park Public Meeting Room Council Chambers and Auto Court, 625 N. San Vicente Boulevard. (more...)

TRUTH & SALVAGE CO. Announce Next Leg Of Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

As momentum builds at radio for their single “Appalachian Hilltop,” TRUTH & SALVAGE CO. have announced additional tour dates (more...)

Photo Flash: Loretta Swit and More at NEVER THE SAME Premiere at LA's Museum of Tolerance
by Movies News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

Stage, screen and television personality, Loretta Swit, and Producer, Jan Thompson, co-hosted the premiere Never The Same: The Prisoner of War Experience at The Museum of Tolerance, in Los Angeles. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

BULLET CATCH to Return to The Arches, Oct 2013
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 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 in October 2013. 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...)

Sandy Hackett to Preview MY BUDDY at Pasadena's Ice House, 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

Hot off yet another successful, critically acclaimed cross country touring season of'Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Show,' producer and star Sandy Hackett is in high creative gear preparing to star in another show dear to his heart - 'My Buddy,' an intimate show about his father, legendary comedian and actor Buddy Hackett. (more...)

Molly Pope, Jeff Hiller & More Set for THE MEETING* at 54 Below, 8/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

Fresh from the success of Night of a Thousand Judys, The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the acclaimed comedy/variety show hailed as 'rambunctious, uproarious and unpredictable' by The Wall Street Journal, 'delicious and delightfully droll' by The New York Post, and 'hilarious and sardonic' by The Village Voice - has moved to 54 BELOW for a six month run. The next show will be on Wednesday, August 28 at 9:30 PM. Known for its signature blend of outrageous comedy, politics, culture and everything in between, The Meeting* moves uptown after four seasons of packed houses in the West Village. Justin Sayre and The Meeting* were named one of the Top 10 nightclub shows of 2011 by Time Out New York, received the 2012 Bistro Award for 'Comedy Artistry' and a 2011 MAC Award nomination for Best Male Comedy Performance. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Westport Country Playhouse's OBLIVION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

Westport Country Playhouse stages the World Premiere of 'Oblivion,' a provocative new play about parents and teenagers, and the gulf that often exists between them, by Carly Mensch, writer for Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie' and 'Weeds,' and directed by Mark Brokaw, currently represented on Broadway with 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella.' The coming-of-age comedy-drama runs now through September 8. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Lionsgate Acuires TV Rights to Bestselling CROSSFIRE Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

Lionsgate, a leading global entertainment company, has optioned the rights to the bestselling Crossfire series of romantic novels by Sylvia Day. (more...)

PENINSULA, WHY YOU BEASTING? & More Selected for FringeNYC Encore Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2013

In 17 days, even the most intrepid theatergoer can only sample a fraction of the nearly 200 offerings at the New York International Fringe Festival. Now in its 9th year, the FringeNYC Encore Series gives theatre lovers another chance at seeing some of the most critically acclaimed and most crowd-pleasing shows from the Festival. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Tonight's Episode of Comedy Central's FUTURAMA
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2013

Tonight on COMEDY CENTRAL watch an all-new episode of FUTURAMA. Get a sneak peek below! (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for August 21st, 2013
by Paul W. Thompson - Aug 21, 2013

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Jungle Book' and 'Flashdance' depart, 'Pageant' and 'Ruthless!' appear, two musicals celebrating black music begin September 14 at BET and the Goodman, two Gary Griffin shows get their leading ladies, plus 'Hank Williams' and much more! (more...)

Billie Holiday Theatre Appoints Jackie Alexander New Artistic Director; Announces 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 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...)

Marc Kudisch & Kerry O'Malley Lead Commonwealth Shakespeare & Landmarks' KISS ME, KATE Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2013

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and Boston Landmarks Orchestra will present a concert version of Cole Porter's Kiss Me Kate with Broadway's Marc Kudisch* as Fred Graham/Patruchio and Kerry O'Malley* as Lilli Vanessi/Katherine. Steven Maler, Founding Artistic Director of Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and Associate Artistic Director, Adam Sanders, will direct with Boston Landmark Orchestra's Music Director Christopher Wilkins, conducting. The free event will be held tonight, August 21st at 7:00PM at DCR's Hatch Shell on the Esplanade. (more...)

Scoop: LAST MAN STANDING on ABC - Today, August 21, 2013
by TV Scoop - Aug 21, 2013

Get all the scoop on LAST MAN STANDING, airing on ABC today, August 21, 2013! (more...)

Scoop: THE NEIGHBORS on ABC - Today, August 21, 2013
by TV Scoop - Aug 21, 2013

Get all the scoop on THE NEIGHBORS, airing on ABC today, August 21, 2013! (more...)

Scoop: THE VINEYARD on ABC FAMILY - Tuesday, August 27, 2013
by TV Scoop - Aug 21, 2013

Get all the scoop on THE VINEYARD, airing on ABC FAMILY on Tuesday, August 27, 2013! (more...)

TWILIGHT ZONE: The Complete Fifth Season Heading to DVD 9/3
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2013

Image Entertainment, an RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand, announces the release of Rod Serling's groundbreaking, science fiction anthology The Twilight Zone: The Complete Fifth Season, available on DVD on Sept. 3, 2013, at an SRP of $29.98. (more...)

Saugatuck Technology Report Shows Cost Advantage Of Dimension Data Cloud Versus Other Solutions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2013

NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2013 - Dimension Data, the $5.8 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced that the potential cost benefits of its cloud solutions have been featured by research firm Saugatuck Technology in its report, 'Understanding Cloud Infrastructure Costs: Navigating for Savings.' Saugatuck's research reveals that the flexibility of Dimension Data's cloud services can provide significant value versus other solutions. (more...)

Lyric Opera of Chicago Broadcasts to Kick Off 2013-14 Season on 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2013

The Lyric Opera of Chicago Broadcasts kick off the 2013-14 season on Sat., Sept. 7 with the live broadcast of the “Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park” free concert on 98.7WFMTand www.wfmt.com. The classical station's program director and “Through the Night” hostPeter Van de Graaff and Lyric's dramaturg Roger Pines will serve as host and commentator respectively of this season's Lyric Opera of Chicago Broadcasts. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Stages 'Free For All' MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Now thru 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2013

The Shakespeare Theatre Company's annual Free For All is a much-loved Washington tradition, offering free Shakespeare performances to the general public for the past 22 years. This year the beloved tradition launches the Company's 2013-2014 Season by reviving Much Ado About Nothing, initially presented during the 2011-2012 Season with original direction by Ethan McSweeny. Much Ado About Nothing will run at STC's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from today, August 20-September 1, 2013. Resident Assistant Director Jenny Lord will direct this delightful summer comedy for residents and visitors to D.C. (more...)

Legendary Writer Elmore Leonard Dies at 87
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2013

Variety reports that legendary writer Elmore Leonard died this morning, Tuesday, August 20th at the age of 87 from complications from a stroke he recently suffered. (more...)

Johanna Day & Reg Rogers Lead World Premiere of OBLIVION at Westport Country Playhouse, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2013

Westport Country Playhouse will stage the World Premiere of 'Oblivion,' a provocative new play about parents and teenagers, and the gulf that often exists between them, by Carly Mensch, writer for Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie' and 'Weeds,' and directed by Mark Brokaw, currently represented on Broadway with 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella.' The coming-of-age comedy-drama runs from tonight, August 20 through September 8. (more...)

Scoop: THE VINEYARD on ABC FAMILY - Today, August 20, 2013
by TV Scoop - Aug 20, 2013

Get all the scoop on THE VINEYARD, airing on ABC FAMILY today, August 20, 2013! (more...)

Legendary Writer Elmore Leonard Dies at 87; Work Behind FX's JUSTIFIED
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2013

Variety reports that legendary writer Elmore Leonard died this morning, Tuesday, August 20th at the age of 87 from complications from a stroke he recently suffered.According to Leonard's long-time researcher, Gregg Sutter, he was surrounded by family when he passed. (more...)

Live Theatre Announces Cast for WET HOUSE and COOKING WITH ELVIS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

Live Theatre's Artistic Director Max Roberts today announced the cast for his next two 40th birthday productions. The line-up will see Joe Caffrey and Riley Jones, who have just completed a nationwide tour of The Pitmen Painters, take to the stage in both plays. (more...)

Janelle Monae Announces THE ELECTRIC LADY Tour; to Kick Off 10/13 in Philadelphia
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

Bad Boy/Wondaland/Atlantic recording artist Janelle Monáe has announced plans for her upcoming North American headline tour. The dates which celebrate the acclaimed artist's eagerly anticipated new album, 'THE ELECTRIC LADY' get underway October 13th at Philadelphia's Electric Factory and then continue through late November (see below itinerary). Additional dates extending into 2014 will be announced soon. Ticket sales begin at most venues on Friday, August 23rd please check local listings. (more...)

Gartner's 2013 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies Maps Out Evolving Relationship Between Humans and Machines
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

Gartner's 2013 Hype Cycle Special Report provides strategists and planners with an assessment of the maturity, business benefit and future direction of more than 2,000 technologies, grouped into 98 areas. New Hype Cycles this year include content and social analytics, embedded software and systems, consumer market research, open banking, banking operations innovation, and information and communication technology (ICT) in Africa. (more...)

BWW Reviews: TIMMY THE GREAT, 'Madcap Musical for Revolutionaries of All Ages', Entertains Too Much
by Jonathan Mandell - Aug 19, 2013

Timmy The Great bills itself as 'a madcap musical for revolutionaries of all ages.' One could easily interpret this as meaning: It's for children from the Upper West Side. Actually, there's much here that anyone could enjoy. The show, based on a 1999 children's book about a kingdom where the adults and children switch roles, is stuffed full -- too full -- of lively dancing, tuneful songs and inspired clowning. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse to Premiere Carly Mensch's OBLIVION, 8/20-9/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

Westport Country Playhouse presents a world premiere about family and belonging by Carly Mensch, writer for Showtime's WEEDS and NURSE Jackie. In OBLIVION, sixteen-year-old Julie won't come clean about where she spent the past weekend, but it was not on the college recruiting trip she led her parents to believe. What could she possibly be hiding? (more...)

Tonya Pinkins, Michael Musto & More Set for THE MEETING* at 54 Below, 8/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

Fresh from the success of Night of a Thousand Judys, The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the acclaimed comedy/variety show hailed as 'rambunctious, uproarious and unpredictable' by The Wall Street Journal, 'delicious and delightfully droll' by The New York Post, and 'hilarious and sardonic' by The Village Voice - has moved to 54 BELOW for a six month run. The next show will be on Wednesday, August 28 at 9:30 PM. Known for its signature blend of outrageous comedy, politics, culture and everything in between, The Meeting* moves uptown after four seasons of packed houses in the West Village. Justin Sayre and The Meeting* were named one of the Top 10 nightclub shows of 2011 by Time Out New York, received the 2012 Bistro Award for 'Comedy Artistry' and a 2011 MAC Award nomination for Best Male Comedy Performance. (more...)

PITCH PERFECT, 30 ROCK Among Nominees for 29th Annual Artios Casting Awards
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

The Casting Society of America (CSA) announced today the nominees for the organization's 29th Annual Artios Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Casting, given in 22 categories including film, television and theater. (more...)

I GOT THE LAST LAUGH! to Play The B.G. Theatre, 9/6-29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

James Prez Carter, Anthony T. Harbin and Big Fish Productions present I GOT THE LAST LAUGH! (Inspired by the Life and Times of Jackie" MOMS" Mabley), directed by Mikell Pinkney and beginning Sept 6, 2013 at the B.G. Theatre (312 West 36th Street, 3rd Flr., New York, New York). The cast of I GOT THE LAST LAUGH! Includes Jennifer Lawson, Ronnetta Renay and Clay Smith. (more...)

Scoop: THE NEIGHBORS on ABC - Friday, September 6, 2013
by - Aug 19, 2013

Get all the scoop on THE NEIGHBORS, airing on ABC on Friday, September 6, 2013! (more...)

Bobby Cannavale Joins ANNIE Movie!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

Deadline.com reports that Bobby Cannavale will be joining the new ANNIE film remake, alongside Quvenzhane Wallis, Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz and Rose Byrne. Cannavale will play a political advisor for Foxx's character, who is running for mayor of New York. (more...)

Dimension Data Launches Next Generation Of Its Managed Services For Videoconferencing
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

NEW YORK, Aug.19, 2013 - Dimension Data, the $5.8 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced an enhanced version of its Managed Service for Visual Communications (MSVC) offering. MSVC, the world's first truly global service of its kind, takes the headache out of video management by focusing on maximizing end-user adoption and, ultimately, return on investment. (more...)

InDepth InterView: Norm Lewis Talks THE TEMPEST, LES MIZ, SCANDAL, Broadway Memories, Future Plans & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 17, 2013

Today we are talking a phenomenally talented performer known for his decades treading the boards in a number of featured and lead roles, most recently wowing crowds with his turn as one of the title characters in THE GERSHWINS' PORGY & BESS - the engaging and golden-voiced Norm Lewis. Discussing many of his most celebrated roles as well as some more obscure, Lewis paints a vivid picture of his career trajectory thus far and shares compelling and candid stories of working on productions as varied and diverse as the original Broadway versions of THE WHO'S TOMMY, SIDE SHOW, THE WILD PARTY, AMOUR, THE LITTLE MERMAID and SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM as well as his sensational work regionally in projects such as his recent essaying of Javert in LES MISERABLES at The Muny (to say nothing of the 25th Anniversary live at the 02) as well as turns in SWEENEY TODD and THE WIZARD & I: THE MUSIC OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ among many others. Additionally, Lewis sheds some light on his recent onscreen work, clueing us in on how he became involved with hit nighttime soap SCANDAL and how he enjoyeds working with co-stars Kerry Washington and Tony Goldwyn on it - and if we will possibly see him in Season Three, perhaps. Plus, Lewis opens up about his upcoming solo gigs and performing plans - including first news on his starring part in the upcoming Public Theater musical version of THE TEMPEST - as well as touches upon a host of topics ranging from his appearances at spectacular special events - DREAMGIRLS: IN CONCERT, HAIR: IN CONCERT, TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA in the Park - to his appearance in SEX & THE CITY 2 (opposite Liza Minnelli) to recording studio work, dream projects, future goals, favorite workshop/reading experiences and much, much more! (more...)

Scoop: THE NEIGHBORS on ABC - Today, August 16, 2013
by TV Scoop - Aug 16, 2013

Get all the scoop on THE NEIGHBORS, airing on ABC today, August 16, 2013! (more...)

Second Stage Uptown Extends MURDER FOR TWO Through Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2013

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) extends its New York premiere musical comedy Murder For Two, with book and music by Joe Kinosian, book and lyrics by Kellen Blair and directed by Scott Schwartz prior to opening through August 17. Murder for Two features Jeff Blumenkrantz (How to Succeed…) and Brett Ryback (The History Boys at Ahmanson). Previews began on July 10 and opening night is Thursday, July 25. (more...)

The Black Crowes Announce Final 2013 Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2013

The Black Crowes--now earning some of their best critical accolades and audience responses for performances showing the band at the peak of their power--have revealed their final tour plans for 2013. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT is Motherf**ing Funny
by Jeff Davis - Aug 16, 2013

Is there a twelve step program to creating a perfect comedy? I don't know, but if there is, writer Stephen Adly Guirgis and Austin's Capital T Theatre have found it. The Motherf**ker with the Hat is a hysterical, riotous comedy that, despite what the vulgar title may suggest, is just as intelligent and poignant as it is filthy. (more...)

BWW Reviews: STC Throws One WILD PARTY That Shouldn't Be Missed!
by Jay Irwin - Aug 16, 2013

It's a really good thing the air conditioning is working in the Seattle Center Armory because something has to cool the audience down after Sound Theatre Company's current production of "The Wild Party". Not only is it a sultry good time but the fear, love, lust, anger and danger coming off the cast is palpable. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Jacqueline Martin & Graham Fleming Talk NEXT TO NORMAL at the LOT, Emotional Scenes, and Cast Chemistry
by Brittany Goldfield Rodrigues - Aug 16, 2013

NEXT TO NORMAL is Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey`s Pulitzer Prize winning musical about Diana, a mother and wife, and how she, with her family, copes with her mental illness. The Lower Ossington Theatre is putting on a productuion of the emotional, tearjerker of a show. NEXT TO NORMAL is a show that has become iconic in the world of musical theater, and fans can now look forward to the LOT taking it on as it`s next project (more...)

Scoop: THE TALK on CBS - Week of August 26, 2013
by TV Scoop - Aug 15, 2013

Get all the scoop on THE TALK, airing on CBS for the week of August 26, 2013! (more...)

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