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Lionsgate Acquires MY MAN IS A LOSER, Starring John Stamos
by Movies News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

Step One of Many Entertainment announced today that Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) has acquired North American rights for the comedy, My Man Is a Loser starring Emmy®-nominated actor, John Stamos (more...)

Laura Benanti's IN CONSTANT SEARCH OF THE RIGHT KIND OF ATTENTION Set for Catalina Bar & Grill Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

Chris Isaacson Presents and Upright Cabaret have announced that Tony Award-winning Broadway star Laura Benanti will make her Los Angeles solo concert debut in January. The show celebrates the West Coast release of her first album 'In Constant Search of the Right Kind of Attention,' which USA Today named 'Pick of the Week' and TV Guide called 'A must-have.' With musical direction and arrangements by Todd Almond, there will be one show only tonight, January 9, 2014 at 8:30pm at the Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood. Cocktail and dinner service begin at 7pm. (more...)

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company to Continue Season with WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT...
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company has announced the run of We Are Proud to Present…, a wholly unique commentary on the unexpected consequences of good intentions. Woolly Company Member Michael John Garces (The Convert, Oedipus el Rey) will direct Jackie Sibblies Drury's innovative, fast-paced, and funny examination of race and empathy. (more...)

Kelvin Roston Jr. and More Star in Court Theatre's SEVEN GUITARS, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

Court Theatre continues its 2013-2014 season with Seven Guitars written by August Wilson, and directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. Seven Guitars will run tonight, January 9 - February 9, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 8:00PM. (more...)

Lionsgate Acquires North American Rights to My Man Is a Loser from Step One of Many Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Step One of Many Entertainment announced today that Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) has acquired North American rights for the comedy, My Man Is a Loser starring Emmy -nominated actor, John Stamos (TV's 'Full House,' TV's 'ER' and Broadway: The Best Man, Cabaret) along with Michael Rapaport (TV's 'Justified,' The Heat), Bryan Callen (The Hangover, Old School, upcoming Ride Along) and Tika Sumpter (upcoming Ride Along, Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas, TV's 'The Haves and the Have Nots'). Writer Mike Young (Grounded) makes his directorial debut with the film produced by David Goldin, Eric Bamberger and Vince Maggio. My Man Is a Loser will receive a theatrical and VOD day and date release in 2014. (more...)

Beyonce, Kerry Washington, Don Cheadle & More Among 45th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS Nominees; Full List Revealed!
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

The nominees for THE 45TH NAACP IMAGE AWARDS were announced today during a live press conference at the TV One presentation to the Television Critics Association during its Winter 2014 Press Tour in Pasadena, CA. David Oyelowo ('Lee Daniels' 'The Butler'), Joe Morton (ABC's 'Scandal'), Keke Palmer (VH1's 'CrazySexyCool'), Bresha Webb (TV One's 'Love That Girl') and Gina Torres (USA's 'Suits') announced the categories and nominees with NAACP Image Awards Committee Chairman, Leonard James and President and CEO of TV One, Alfred Liggins. (more...)

Jennifer Ferrin, Carlo Alban and More to Star in The Old Globe's BETHANY; Cast & Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of Laura Marks's powerful new play Bethany. Directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, Bethany will run Jan. 25 - Feb. 23, 2014 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run Jan. 25 - Jan. 29. (more...)

Business Intelligence Dreams Become Reality with Video Surveillance in Axis Communications' Booth at NRF's BIG Show
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

Retailers can do more with less by leveraging their video surveillance systems for more than just traditional security. A growing industry trend, and important focus for next week's show, is the value of using cross-functional video for marketing, operations and merchandising. In fact, retailers cited a 63 percent increase in sales as a result of BI from video surveillance, according to an IT research survey soon to be released by Axis. (more...)

Off Center Festival and More Set for Segerstrom Center, Jan 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

Segerstrom Center for the Arts has announced its upcoming shows for January 2014. Details below! (more...)

12 YEARS A SLAVE Among 2014 ABFF Hollywood Awards Nominaitons; Full List Announced
by Movies News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

Film Life, Inc., the organization that produces the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) today announced the nominations for The ABFF Hollywood Awards an online platform created to recognize the work of persons of African descent in the motion picture industry and outstanding films portraying the Black experience (more...)

Scoop: THE NEIGHBORS on ABC - Friday, January 24, 2014
by - Jan 8, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE NEIGHBORS, airing on ABC on Friday, January 24, 2014! (more...)

THE MEETING to Honor Bowie with Michael Musto and More at Joe's Pub, 1/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 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 on Thursday, January 16 at 9:30 PM with a celebration of Rock legend David Bowie. After a highly-successful season at 54 Below, the show is returning to its downtown roots this year. The January show will feature special guests Michael Musto, Molly Pope, Joseph Keckler, Bridget Barkan, Michael Cavadias and Raquel Cion. (more...)

Tennessee Rep to Present GREY GARDENS as Part of REPaloud Series, 1/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

Tennessee Repertory Theatre will present its first-ever musical REPaloud staged reading with the Tony-winning Grey Gardens. The REPaloud for Grey Gardens will take place on January 17 - 18 at 7:00 pm at Nashville Children's Theatre (25 Middleton Street). (more...)

Laura Benanti Plays Second Show at Catalina Bar & Grill Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

By overwhelming demand, Chris Isaacson Presents and Upright Cabaret have announced the addition of a second show as Tony Award-winning Broadway star Laura Benanti makes her Los Angeles solo concert debut in January. The show celebrates the West Coast release of her first album 'In Constant Search of the Right Kind of Attention,' which USA Today named 'Pick of the Week' and TV Guide called 'A must-have.' With musical direction and arrangements by Todd Almond, there will now be two shows - tonight, January 8 and Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 8:30pm at the Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood. Cocktail and dinner service begin at 7pm. (more...)

Nina Dobrev, Ian Somerhalder, Tracy Morgan & More Set for DIRECTV's 8th Annual Celebrity Beach Bowl, 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

A glittering gaggle of A-list celebrities, models and star athletes will gather in the city that never sleeps to show fans their grit on the gridiron for the Eighth Annual DIRECTV Celebrity Beach Bowl on Saturday, Feb. 1. (more...)

Alexander Children's Theatre to Present SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE! JR. & 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE this Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

The Alexander Children's Theatre School (ACTS) of Concord, MA is hard at work preparing two productions slated to open this February: The delightfully nostalgic Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr. (February 7 and 8) and the Tony Award-winning hit, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (February 14-16). Both musicals will be performed in the theatre at the Emerson Umbrella Center for the Arts (40 Stow Street, Concord, MA). (more...)

Alum Brian Patton Set for Hartford Chorale Conclave, 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

Join the Hartford Chorale in welcoming Brian Patton to one of their annual Conclaves on January 13th, 2014! (more...)

Callaway Sisters and Bway Stars LuPone, Benanti, Hoffman, and White Among Winners of 2013 BWW NYC Cabaret Awards
by Stephen Hanks - Jan 7, 2014

It's finally official. After more than a month of voting--following a month-long nomination process--approximately 7,000 voters have selected the winners of the BroadwayWorld.com New York Cabaret Awards for 2013. Self-proclaimed cabaret “Diva” Ann Hampton Callaway and her Broadway baby sister Liz Callaway are either the principals or connected to four awards out of this year's 18 categories, including “Best Duo or Group Show” for the return after 18 years of their critically-acclaimed sister act Sibling Revelry, and “Best Tribute Show” to Ann for her exciting homage to Sarah Vaughan, From Sassy to Divine. Ann's musicians for her Sarah Vaughan show at Dizzy's Jazz Club at Lincoln Center took the Award for “Best Band or Orchestra,” and Alex Rybeck received the most votes as “Best Musical Director” for Sibling Revelry, which was staged in August at 54 Below. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Day One of LA's Next Great Stage Star 2014
by Don Grigware - Jan 7, 2014

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August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING to Begin 1/22 at American Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

American Stage Theatre Company kicks off the new year with August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING. They are excited to present their seventh installment of their August Wilson Century Cycle. Previews are January 22 and 23. Opening Night is January 24 and the production runs through February 23, 2014. (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale for Sarah Ruhl's STAGE KISS at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

Tickets are now on sale to the general public and rehearsals begin this Friday, January 10 for Playwrights Horizons' (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) 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). (more...)

Scoop: TROPHY WIFE on ABC - Today, January 7, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jan 7, 2014

Get all the scoop on TROPHY WIFE, airing on ABC tonight, January 7, 2014! (more...)

The Spinners, Calvin Keys Power Quartet and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco, Now thru 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

Yoshi's San Francisco announces updated calendar for club and restaurant through February 2, plus new shows through April 2014. Details below! (more...)

Boston's Celtic Music Fest Set for 1/10-11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

Celebrating the Boston area's abundance of Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton and other Celtic-related music and dance traditions, BCMFest (Boston's Celtic Music Fest) begins its second decade on January 10 and 11, 2014. A program of Passim, the Eleventh Annual BCMFest will bring together dozens of the best local musicians, singers and dancers to three locations for dozens of performances as well as participatory music and dance events right in the heart of Harvard Square (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Two New TV Spots for ROBOCOP
by Movies News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

New new international TV spots have been revealed for Columbia Pictures and MGM's upcoming remake of ROBOCOP. The film hits theaters and Imax on February 12, 2014. Get a first look below! (more...)

Bravo Names Rachel Smith as VP, Current Production & Joseph Ferraro as VP, Dvelopment
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

Bravo Media announces new hires Rachel Smith as Vice President, Current Production and Joseph Ferraro as Vice President, Development. (more...)

Realty Austin Celebrates 2014 Platinum Top 50 Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Realty Austin, an award-winning Austin-based real estate brokerage and top workplace, congratulated 39 of its team of REALTORS who were finalists for Austin's Platinum Top 50 Award. Of those finalists, ten Realty Austin agents won at the annual awards ceremony. (more...)

Southern Rep, Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival Announce New Schedule for THE NEW PLAY BACCHANAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

Southern Rep and the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival will change THE NEW PLAY BACCHANAL's program agenda on Saturday, January 11 to accommodate the divisional playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks scheduled for the same day. Friday's agenda will remain the same. (more...)

Unitrends Named 2014 Best Channel Vendor by Business Solutions Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

COLUMBIA, S.C., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Unitrends, the industry-leading data protection provider helping IT professionals play IT safe with an all-in-one complement of physical, virtual and cloud-based solutions, today announced that it has been named a 2014 Best Channel Vendor by Business Solutions magazine. Recognized for the second consecutive year, Unitrends achieved the same high marks as last year in every category in the backup and disaster recovery segment. (more...)

THE CORRESPONDENT with Thomas Jay Ryan to Begin Performances 1/29 at Rattlestick
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that Ken Urban's The Correspondent, directed by Stephen Brackett will begin previews Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 224 Waverly Place, west of Seventh Avenue South, between West 11th and Perry Streets. The official opening night is set for Thursday, February 13, 2014. The Correspondent is scheduled to run through Sunday, March 16. (more...)

Rory O'Malley to Join Kelsey Grammer in FX Comedy Series BRADDOCK & JACKSON
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

Deadline reports that original BOOK OF MORMON star and Tony nominee Rory O'Malley has joined FX's BRADDOCK & JACKSON comedy series. He will star alongside fellow thesp Kelsey Grammer, as well as Martin Lawrence. (more...)

Stacey Oristano, Annie Golden and Judy Gold to Join Off-Broadway's DISASTER!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

DISASTER!, the 1970s disaster movie musical now playing Off-Broadway at the St. Luke's Theatre (308 W. 46th Street), has just announced that it will welcome new cast members in the coming weeks. (more...)

Scoop: THE NEIGHBORS on ABC - Friday, January 17, 2014
by - Jan 6, 2014

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

Arden Theatre Company to Present WATER BY THE SPOONFUL, 1/16-3/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 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 January 16 through March 16, 2014 at 40 N. 2nd Street in Philadelphia. (more...)

Scoop: SUBURGATORY on ABC - Wednesday, January 22, 2014
by - Jan 6, 2014

Get all the scoop on SUBURGATORY, airing on ABC on Wednesday, January 22, 2014! (more...)

BWW Reviews: ALMOST, MAINE Will Charm Your Thermal Socks Off.
by Caroline Sposto - Jan 6, 2014

'You're in unorganized territory . . .It's not an actual town, technically . . . .See, to be in a town you gotta get organized . . . .' The New York Post aptly described 'Almost, Maine' as 'The Twilight Zone meets Thornton Wilder.' (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 1/05/2014
by BWW - Jan 5, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/05/2014 for Boston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Maine - Week of 1/05/2014
by BWW - Jan 5, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/05/2014 for Maine (more...)

LA'S NEXT GREAT STAGE STAR 2014 to Sing in the New Year at Sterling's Upstairs, 1/5-2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2014

LA's Next Great Stage Star® 2014 sings in the New Year beginning Sunday, January 5 at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal, the most critically acclaimed concert supper club in the greater Los Angeles area. (more...)

RC Smith, Joey Kola and More Set for Treehouse Comedy at Mohegan Sun, Jan 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2014

Treehouse Comedy Productions has announced its January 2014 comedy talent lineup at The Cabaret Theatre at Mohegan Sun, located at One Mohegan Sun Blvd. Uncasville, Conn. Details below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Split Britches' DESPERATE ARCHIVES Draws Crowds Despite Winter Storm Hercules
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2014

In spite of Winter Storm Hercules, over 300 well-wishers filled La MaMa's La Galleria, 6 East 1st Street, on Friday, January 3 for the opening of 'Desperate Archives' by Split Britches, the legendary lesbian performance troupe. 'Desperate Archives' is a gallery exhibition in which Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver of Split Britches re-purpose their own archival material from the last 20 years to explore the issues of having, holding, and letting go. Scroll down for photos from the opening! (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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