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STAND YOUR GROUND: CRY FOR JUSTICE, a Movie Based on Two Books by Jackie Carpenter, In Select Theaters Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

In a perverse twist of fate actress Lucy McBath, who plays the grieving mother of a deceased young man in the award-winning movie Stand Your Ground: A Cry for Justice, lost her only son when he was gunned down at a gas station in Jacksonville, FL, just seven months after the movie was made. 'While the movie represents the rightful use of the Stand Your Ground Law, Lucy's son represents when it's wrongfully used,' says Jackie Carpenter, mother of the young man who was on trial for his life in the movie. (more...)

Scoop: THE NEIGHBORS on ABC - Today, January 17, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jan 17, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE NEIGHBORS, airing on ABC tonight, January 17, 2014! (more...)

Kennedy Center to Present World Premiere of ORPHIE AND THE BOOK OF HEROES, 2/8-23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

The Kennedy Center presents the world premiere production of Orphie and the Book of Heroes in the Family Theater, February 8 - 23, 2014. (more...)

Sundance Institute Presents Films in U.S. and World Competitions, NEXT <=> at 2014 Festival, Beg. Today
by Movies News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Sundance Institute presents the films selected for the U.S. and World Cinema Dramatic and Documentary Competitions and the out-of-competition NEXT <=> section of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, today, January 16-26 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. (more...)

Jackie Burns, Andrew Kober & More Set for Ewalt & Walker's BROS AND DOLLS at Joe's Pub, 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

The Bros are back on Monday, January 27 at 9:30pm! After their sold-out show Bromance: in Concert, Ewalt and Walker are returning to Joe's Pub and bringing all their friends with them! For Bros and Dolls: The Music of Ewalt and Walker, Kyle and Michael will debut songs from their latest musicals, The Lucky Ones and Pumped, as well as sharing old favorites from Separate, The Making of Madeline Moore, and of course, Bromance: The Dudesical. With performances by some of musical theater's biggest stars, this is a 'can't miss' show for lovers of Bros, Belting, or Broadway. (more...)

Arden Theatre Company Presents WATER BY THE SPOONFUL, Now thru 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Arden Theatre Company continues its 26th season of great stories with Water by the Spoonful by Quiara Alegria Hudes under the direction of Lucie Tiberghien. The production appears on the Arden's Arcadia Stage from today, January 16 through March 16, 2014 at 40 N. 2nd Street in Philadelphia. (more...)

George Brant's GROUNDED with Hannah Cabell Opens Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Winner of the 2012 Smith Prize, which recognizes an outstanding play that focuses on American politics Page 73 Productions, now in its 16th year premiering the next generation of American playwrights - who have included Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegria Hudes, Drama Desk Award winner Sam Hunter, New York Times Outstanding Playwright Award recipient Dan LeFranc, and more - presents the New York premiere of George Brant's gripping new play GROUNDED, directed by two-time Obie Award-winning director Ken Rus Schmoll (TELEPHONE, A MAP OF VIRTUE) and starring Hannah Cabell (3C, A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS opposite Frank Langella) with preview performances beginning Off-Broadway on January 8 prior to an official press opening of January 16 at Walkerspace (46 Walker Street) in Manhattan. GROUNDED has a runtime of 70 minutes, with no intermission. (more...)

THE MEETING Honors Bowie with Michael Musto and More at Joe's Pub Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will begin the three-month engagement at JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater tonight, January 16 at 9:30 PM with a celebration of Rock legend David Bowie. (more...)

Scoop: THE TROPHY WIFE on ABC - Tuesday, January 21, 2014
by - Jan 16, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE TROPHY WIFE, airing on ABC on Tuesday, January 21, 2014! (more...)

Return of NURSE JACKIE Among Showtime's Spring 2014 Line-Up
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Today, SHOWTIME announced premiere dates for a number of its highly-anticipated new and returning programs this Spring. (more...)

August Wilson's FENCES to Run 2/7-3/1 at Open Stage of Harrisburg
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Open Stage of Harrisburg Executive Artistic Director Donald Alsedek directs another installment of August Wilson's acclaimed Century Cycle of plays exploring the Black experience in America Following at the intimate Angino Family Theatre. Following last year's triumph with JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE, Alsedek takes on August Wilson's African-American epic, FENCES. The production opens February 7 and closes March 1. Evening performances Thursday to Saturdays are at 8:00pm and Sunday matinees are at 2:00pm. (more...)

The Met Museum Presents GRIDIRON GREATS: VINTAGE FOOTBALL CARDS IN THE COLLECTION OF JEFFERSON R. BURDICK, 1/24-2/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

In conjunction with this year's Super Bowl—the first ever to be played in the New York area—The Metropolitan Museum of Art will display a selection of vintage football cards from its celebrated Jefferson R. Burdick Collection of printed ephemera. Opening January 23, 2014,Gridiron Greats: Vintage Football Cards in the Collection of Jefferson R. Burdick will feature some 150 football cards printed between 1894 and 1959. Also on view will be several works from the Museum's Department of Photographs and a varsity football sweater from The Costume Institute. Super Bowl XLVIII will be played on February 2, 2014. (more...)

Showtime Sets Premiere Dates for PENNY DREADFUL, NURSE JACKIE & CALIFORNICATION
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Today, SHOWTIME announced premiere dates for a number of its highly-anticipated new and returning programs this Spring. Beginning Sunday, April 13, the sweeping docu-series YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY makes its debut in time for Earth Day at 10 p.m., immediately following the season six premiere of NURSE Jackie, starring Edie Falco, at 9 p.m. and the seventh and final season of CALIFORNICATION, starring David Duchovny, at 9:30 p.m. SHOWTIME's new series PENNY DREADFUL, the psychological thriller starring Eva Green and Josh Hartnett, premieres on Sunday, May 11 at 10 p.m. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Watch All-New Clip from ROBOCOP
by Movies News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

A new clip has been released for Columbia Pictures and MGM's ROBOCOP. The film hits theaters and Imax on February 12, 2014. Get a first look below! (more...)

Hip-Hop Crooner August Alsina Sets April 15th Release For TESTIMONY, Debut Album On NNTME/ Def Jam Recordings
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ New Orleans newcomer August Alsina offers an inspirational tale of surviving one of America's most treacherous cities with TESTIMONY, his debut album on NNTME/ Def Jam Recordings. To be released on April 15 th, TESTIMONY contains the single 'Make It Home' featuring fellow Def Jam artist Jeezy, which was co-written by The Exclusives and produced by the Featherstones. Listen to the single HERE. TESTIMONY builds on the success of Downtown: Life Under The Gun, August's debut EP, which includes the #1 Billboard R&B/Hip-Hopsmash 'I Luv This Sh*t' featuring Trinidad James. (more...)

Morgan Freeman to Present Life Achievement SAG Award to Rita Moreno
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Morgan Freeman will present the SAG 50th Life Achievement Award to Rita Moreno at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (more...)

Jay Z to Be Featured on DirecTV's Super Saturday Night, 2/1
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

DirecTV will throw the party of Super Bowl weekend, Saturday, Feb 1, when JAY Z takes the stage at DirecTV Super Saturday Night Co-Hosted by Mark Cuban's AXS TV and Eli Manning (more...)

Joel Grey Guests on CBS's CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Tony winner Joel Grey will guest star as disgruntled airline passenger Hank Kasserman on tonight's episode of CBS's CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION. (more...)

THE MEETING Honors Bowie, Bernadette and Buffy at Joe's Pub in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will celebrate a three-month engagement at JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater in 2014. After a highly-successful season at 54 Below, the show returns to its downtown roots to honor Bowie, Bernadette and Buffy this year. The run will feature tributes to Rock legend David Bowie (tonight, January 16), stage and screen star Bernadette Peters (Sunday, February 16) and the popular TV program 'Buffy, the Vampire Slayer' (Sunday, March 16). All performances are at 9:30 PM. Special guests will be announced shortly. (more...)

Kevin Dozier to Bring IT'S ABOUT TIME to 54 Below on 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Kevin Dozier in "It's About Time" on January 22, 2014. MAC and Backstage Bistro Award-winning vocalist, Kevin Dozier, makes his 54 Below debut, on his 50th birthday. Featuring standards, Broadway, jazz, and pop songs from Kevin's studio recordings, 'Love-Wise' and 'Love's Never Lost', as well as new arrangements set for Kevin by the incomparable Marilyn Maye, You will be taken on a journey exploring love and the passage of time. Hear the singer The Huffington Post described as 'immensely likable...he brings to his crooning a tone remarkable for its simultaneous vulnerability and power. One of those romantic outings that might in an earlier time have been described as songs for swinging lovers.' (more...)

Scoop: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST on THE CW - Monday, February 3, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jan 15, 2014

Get all the scoop on BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, airing on THE CW on Monday, February 3, 2014! (more...)

CANDIDE Announces Eight Extra Performances, Until Mar 1
by Carrie Dunn - Jan 15, 2014

From Westphalia to the far reaches of the New World, Candide's journey of discovery is anything but dull. Through anguish, happiness, loss and love this is a whirlwind adventure that seeks to prove 'life is happiness indeed'. Leonard Bernstein's joyous musical comedy features a now-classic Overture, 'Make Our Garden Grow' and 'Glitter and Be Gay'. (more...)

Jackie Hoffman, THE MEETING, Zion80 and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 1/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

This week at Joe's Pub at the Public -- January 14 through January 19, 2014 -- will feature Morley, Jackie Hoffman, William Blake, The Real Americans, The Meeting, I Beg Your Parton, Elizaveta, Caroline Rose and Kaylyn Marie, Zion80, Come On Get Mad and Living For Today. Details below! (more...)

Scoop: TROPHY WIFE on ABC - Today, January 14, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jan 14, 2014

Get all the scoop on TROPHY WIFE, airing on ABC tonight, January 14, 2014! (more...)

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Perform Charlie Chaplin's THE IDLE CLASS & THE KID, 1/30-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Music Director Marin Alsop leads the BSO in a performance of Charlie Chaplin's cinematic masterpieces The Idle Class and The Kid on Thursday, January 30 and Friday, January 31 at 8 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Saturday, February 1 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore. The evening will include screenings of Chaplin's silent films, with the BSO performing the accompanying soundtracks live, building on the two prior successful pairings of Chaplin's famed films with his original scores. Further, February 7, 2014 marks the centennial of the appearance of Chaplin's Little Tramp on the silver screen, in the Keystone Studios comedy Kid Auto Races at Venice. (more...)

Photo Flash: CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY's January Return with Sherri Shepherd, Debbie Harry, Rachel Dratch & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

This month, New York's funniest show Celebrity Autobiography welcomes to the cast music icon Debbie Harry, The View's Sherri Shepherd, and actor Ralph Macchio. The first show took place last night, January 13, and the next is set for this Friday, January 17 at 9pm at Stage 72 (158 West 72nd Street). Tickets are $60, $45 and $35 and can be purchased online at www.SmartTix.com or by phone at 212.868.4444. Check out a look back at last night's performance below! (more...)

Expect the Unexpected from Leading Global Innovators at NineSigma Leadership Summit, Sharing Winning Strategies to Advance Innovation
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

CLEVELAND, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ NineSigma, Inc., the leading innovation partner to organizations worldwide, will hold its Innovation Leadership Summit, May 14-16, 2014 at the Global Center for Health Innovation, in Cleveland Ohio. (more...)

Dimension Data Recognized As One Of The Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces In The United States
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Dimension Data, the $5.8 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced that it has been named to the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in the U.S. This annual award honors top employers that display leadership and innovation in employee engagement. (more...)

FROZEN, BOARDWALK EMPIRE Among CAS Nominees; Full List Announed
by Movies News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

The Cinema Audio Society announces the nominees for the 50th Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2013 in six categories. (more...)

Autotask Steps Up Recruitment Efforts in Dallas, TX
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/  Autotask Corporation, the world's leading provider of hosted IT business management software, today announced it will be attending the Dallas Career Fair at the Sheraton DFW on January 27, 2014 (6:00 PM CST).  The company is seeking candidates for several key sales positions including field sales as well as managerial level sales positions. (more...)

TriZetto Provider Solutions Prepares Providers for ICD-10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

With just a few clicks, TriZetto Provider Solutions' Top Codes Report charts out a provider's most frequently billed procedure and diagnosis code pairs. Providers can then use a cross-walking tool, such as CMS' GEMs or AAPC's specialty crosswalks, to identify which ICD-10 codes correlate with their top ICD-9 codes. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - New TV Spot for Action Thriller ROBOCOP
by - Jan 13, 2014

A new TV Spot has been released for Columbia Pictures and MGM's ROBOCOP. The film hits theaters and Imax on February 12, 2014. Get a first look below! (more...)

ANSYS Announces Winners Of 2014 Hall Of Fame Competition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/  From the intricacies of the human heart to the inner workings of a wind turbine, the winners of the fifth annual ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS) Hall of Fame image competition highlight some of engineering's most complex design challenges. The Hall of Fame contest gives ANSYS users the chance to showcase their simulation and engineering skills through the production of eye-catching simulation images and animations. For the first time, 2013 submissions were divided into two categories, corporate and academic. This change allowed ANSYS to select multiple 'best-in-class' winners from both categories. (more...)

Scoop: THE NEIGHBORS on ABC - Friday, January 31, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jan 13, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE NEIGHBORS, airing on ABC on Friday, January 31, 2014! (more...)

New Federal Theatre Valentine's Day Fundraiser with Mike Tyson, Phylicia Rashad, Alicia Keys, Spike Lee, Danny Glover, Ruby Dee,
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

Stars from Mike Tyson, Phylicia Rashad and Alicia Keys to Spike Lee, Danny Glover and Ruby Dee show their love for New York City's acclaimed New Federal Theatre by voicing personalized Valentine's Day messages for fans in this fun, fund-raiser. The "Love for New Federal Theatre" personalized celebrity messages are a $249 donation to the New Federal Theatre and can be purchased from January 12- February 5, 2014 through the website at www.lovefornewfederaltheatre.com. (more...)

The American Museum of Natural History Presents New Events in February - Asteroids, Sleepovers & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY FEBRUARY 2014 PUBLIC PROGRAMS (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Midtown Men Play NYC!
by Linda Lenzi - Jan 13, 2014

Broadway favorites The Midtown Men just played New York City last night, January 12 . BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special event below! (more...)

Scoop: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST on THE CW - Tonight, January 13, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jan 13, 2014

Get all the scoop on BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, airing on THE CW tonight, January 13, 2014! (more...)

Photo Flash: 2014 LA's Next Great Stage Star in Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2014

The 2014 season continues this weekend after its launch last Sunday, January 5th, in North Hollywood, CA. at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal. (more...)

Broadway at the Golden Globes- BWW Rounds Up 2014's Theatrical Nominees
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 12, 2014

The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, air tonight, January 12 on NBC, and BroadwayWorld has rounded up this year's Broadway alums. Learn more about the stars below, and be sure to let us know your picks! (more...)

71st Annual Golden Globe Awards - All the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2014

The telecast kicks off at 8 p.m. EST, and BroadwayWorld will be bringing you live-updates of the winners all night! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 1/12/2014
by BWW - Jan 12, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/12/2014 for Boston (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Day of Rehearsal for Sarah Ruhl's STAGE KISS at Playwrights Horizons
by Walter McBride - Jan 11, 2014

Rehearsals began yesterday, January 10 for Playwrights Horizons' New York premiere production of STAGE KISS, a new play marking the eagerly-anticipated return of two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl (Dead Man's Cell Phone at PH; The Clean House, In the Next Room..., Eurydice) to the theater company. Directed by Rebecca Taichman (Milk Like Sugar at PH; Marie Antoinette, Orlando, The Scene, Luck of the Irish), the production will begin previews Friday evening, February 7 at 8PM with an Opening Night set for Sunday, March 2 at 7PM. The limited engagement will play through Sunday evening, March 23 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the cast at the first rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Full Cast of Roundabout's MACHINAL
by Meet the Cast - Jan 11, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Machinal, starring Rebecca Hall, written by Sophie Treadwell and directed by Lyndsey Turner, began previews on December 20, 2013 ahead of an official opening on January 16, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Machinal is a limited engagement through March 2. Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

Lewis Black, Colin Quinn & More Set for 2nd Annual New York City Podcast Festival This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2014

ThisMyShow Industries announces the line­up/guests for the 2014 NYC Podcast Festival featuring shows from All Things Comedy, Maximum Fun Network, Smodcast and talent from TBS, [adult swim], MTV, NBC, Comedy Central, and AMC. (more...)

Scoop: THE NEIGHBORS on ABC - Today, January 10, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jan 10, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE NEIGHBORS, airing on ABC tonight, January 10, 2014! (more...)

On Grace & Politics: Anna Deavere Smith & Toni Preckwinkle in Conversation Set for Logan Center for the Arts, 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

The University of Chicago and the Harris Theater for Music and Dance will present next month On Grace, a work-in-progress staged performance conceived and created by renowned actress/playwright Anna Deavere Smith in collaboration with cellist Joshua Roman. Leonard Foglia will direct the performance on Jan. 21, 2014. The event is the culmination of Smith's 2014 Presidential Arts Fellowship at UChicago and the first formal collaborative arts partnership between UChicago and Harris Theater. (more...)

Outdoor Channel Reveals Nominees for 14th Annual Golden Moose Awards
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Outdoor Channel, America's Leader In Outdoor TV, today revealed the list of nominees, including the Top Five Fan Favorites, that have been nominated for the 14 th Annual Golden Moose Awards. (more...)

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE Tops $400 Million at Domestic Box Office; Now 2013's #1 FILM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Lionsgate's The Hunger Games: Catching Fire became the highest-grossing film released at the domestic box office in 2013 as it grossed an estimated $493,000 last night for an estimated domestic cume to date of $409.4 million (more...)

Heather Ordover to Blog a Book, COGNITIVE ANCHORING: GROUNDING YOUR MIND SO YOUR THOUGHTS CAN RUN FREE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

The first thing visitors see on the Cognitive Anchoring blog, is a goofy picture of a floating body trying to fly away but being held down by... a ball of yarn. (more...)

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