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BWW Interviews: Fringe Spotlight: MUCH ADO ABOUT SOMETHING (Who's the Chicken Little?)
by Ellen Dostal - May 31, 2014

Here's a Fringe production with a pretty 'out there' spin on its Shakespeare source material. From the company's description: 'Better than Shakespeare! presents a revisionist Much Ado About Nothing. New music, new intrigues, twists and turns… and aliens. Because we think The Bard could use a little help. Don't you? We're calling it, Much Ado About Something. The Something is Aliens. (more...)

Disney XD Announces June Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - May 29, 2014

Disney XD announces June 2014 Programming Highlights (more...)

Photo Flash: Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt & More Attend MALEFICENT's World Premiere
by Movies News Desk - May 29, 2014

Below, check out images from last night's premiere of MALEFICENT at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood. (more...)

Gary Paul Stephenson Releases New Thriller, THE PACIFIC DEPTHS
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND (more...)

Photo Flash: 'Joey' from WAR HORSE Visits the Hobby Center
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Joey, the life-sized puppet from WAR HORSE and cast members appeared at the Hobby Center to meet the press yesterday morning, May 27, and you can check out photos from the event below! (more...)

New Rep and BCAP to Stage Walt McGough's PATTERN OF LIFE, 6/14-29
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

New Repertory Theatre announces PATTERN OF LIFE by Walt McGough, June 14 through June 29, 2014 at the Boston University Theatre, Lane-Comley Studio 210. PATTERN OF LIFE is co- presented with Boston Center for American Performance (BCAP) and is directed by Bridget Kathleen O'Leary. (more...)

Entrepreneur Offers Straight Talk In New Book, THE TEXAS SPIRIT
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

HOUSTON, TX - Successful Texas businessman David M. Smith offers a wealth of folksy, straight-talking perspective applicable to both business and life with his new book, 'The Texas Spirit,' www.TheTexasSpiritBook.com. (more...)

Jeanne Gang Designs New Concert Shell for Lyric Opera
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

One of the world's most innovative and respected architects, Jeanne Gang, and her firm Studio Gang Architects (studiogang.net), are designing a new concert shell for Lyric Opera of Chicago. The shell will be used for the first time at Lyric's 60th Anniversary Concert, which takes place at the Civic Opera House on November 1, 2014, at 6:30 pm. (more...)

Thriller SAVING GRACE B. JONES, Starring Tatum O'Neal, Now on DVD
by Movies News Desk - May 27, 2014

ARC ENTERTAINMENT presents SAVING GRACE B. JONES available on DVD today, May 27, 2014 (more...)

Watch Trailer for DUST OF WAR, Available 6/3
by Movies News Desk - May 27, 2014

The DUST OF WAR official trailer is now available . The film is available everywhere on June 3rd (more...)

BWW Blog: How Heavy a Weight Should You Use?
by Mark Fisher Fitness - May 25, 2014

In today's installment of answering Ninja questions, we have a CLASSIC. This is an awesome question with absolutely no answer in a vacuum, as it depends on your training experience and goals. (more...)

Pride Films and Plays to Present Terrence McNally's SOME MEN, Begin. 8/14
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Pride Films and Plays will present the Chicago premiere of Terrence McNally's Some Men. Some Men is Tony Award-winner Terrence McNally at his best. Alternately hilarious, painful, and sexy, Some Men presents a kaleidoscope of gay characters set within some of the events that Bent the arc of gay history in America. Our cast will play over three dozen characters whose stories parallel, and whose histories are linked. Scenes are set in 1969 during Stonewall, in St. Vincent's at the height of AIDS, and on a beach in the Hamptons in the 1920s and again 70 years later. There is also a scene set in an AOL chat room, another in a bathhouse, and many other locations which provide the texture to our lives. The play begins and ends with a contemporary gay wedding, relating interconnecting stories of generations of gay men in New York City. (more...)

COLD IN JULY, Starring Michael C. Hall, Hits Theaters Today
by Movies News Desk - May 23, 2014

IFC FIlms presents COLDIN JULY, a film by Jim Mickle, starring Michael C. Hall, Sam Shepard, Don Johnson and Wyatt Russell, based on the book by Joe R. Lansdale. The movie will open theatrically and on VOD today, May 23, 2014. COLD IN JULY made its World Premiere at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. (more...)

FIELD HOCKEY HOT Premiere, THE LIFE & More Set for 11th Hour Theatre Company's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

11th Hour Theatre Company announces its 2014-2015 season including a world premiere musical as its main stage production, and four musicals in its Next Step Concert Series. (more...)

Zepp Launches World's First 3D Tennis Swing Analysis For Mobile Devices
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Zepp Labs, a leader in sports sensor technology and new leader in tennis data, today released the first ever consumer technology that enables tennis players and coaches to capture and analyze serves in 3D on their smartphone or tablet. Simply attach the Zepp multi-sport sensor to the handle of any racket, serve a ball and instantly see 3D results on your smartphone or tablet (iPhone, iPad or Android device) when using the new and improved Zepp Tennis app. The new app also measures important serve metrics such as racket speed, ball speed potential, spin, backswing time and impact time, which gives players and coaches a new more scientific way to evaluate performance on the court. Additionally, the new sweet spot feature shows you where you make contact with the ball on the racket strings - a key element in gauging your contact quality and consistency. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch All-New 'Fairy Godmother' Clip from Disney's MALEFICENT
by Movies News Desk - May 21, 2014

A new clip has been released for Disney's highly anticipated film, MALEFICENT, hitting theaters on May 30th. Check it out below! (more...)

Michael C. Hall and Don Johnson Attend New York Premiere of COLD IN JULY Tonight
by Movies News Desk - May 21, 2014

Tonight, May 21st, Time Warner Cable and Rooftop Films present the New York premiere of 2014 Sundance hit 'Cold In July.' Writer/director Jim Mickle and actors Michael C. Hall and Don Johnson will participate in a Q&A after the screening. 'Cold In July' will be released in theaters and Video On Demand on May 23rd by IFC Films. Afterparty hosted by New Amsterdam Spirits. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Fringe Spotlight: ZOMBIES FROM THE BEYOND
by Ellen Dostal - May 20, 2014

The Visceral Company is about to prove you can't keep a good zombie down when they bring ZOMBIES FROM THE BEYOND, a family-friendly musical comedy celebration of American ideals and foibles set in the Eisenhower era, to this year's Hollywood Fringe Festival. The musical debuted Off-Broadway in 1995 to unanimous acclaim and has had several regional productions but hasn't been produced in LA…until now. (more...)

Sasha De Sola & Tiit Helimets Set for SLEEPING BEAUTY at Allen Civic Ballet Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

SASHA DE SOLA, soloist of the San Francisco Ballet, and TIIT HELIMETS, principal dancer of the San Francisco Ballet, will appear as guest artists in a collaborative performance co-presented by the Allen Civic Ballet and the Allen Philharmonic. Ms. De Sola and Mr. Helimets will dance the Grand Pas de Deux in The Sleeping Beauty Act III in collaboration with the Allen Civic Ballet and the performance will be accompanied by the Allen Philharmonic at the Performing Arts Center at Allen High School in Allen, Texas on May 17, 2014. (more...)

Mind-Bending Shorts, OBVIOUS CHILD Preview and COLD IN JULY Set for Rooftop Films, Now thru 5/1
by Movies News Desk - May 16, 2014

The 18th Annual Rooftop Films Summer Series will kick off today, May 16th, with a special short films program, followed by a sneak preview screening of OBVIOUS CHILD, starring Jenny Slate, on Saturday, May 17th. Details below! (more...)

Amanda Peet, Natasha Lyonne & Jason Mantzoukas Join SLEEPING WITH OTHER PEOPLE
by Movies News Desk - May 15, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Amanda Peet, Jason Mantzoukas, and Natasha Lyonne have signed on to join Jason Sudeikis, Alison Brie, and Adam Scott in Sidney Kimmel's upcoming romantic comedy SLEEPING WITH OTHER PEOPLE Leslye Headland will write and direct. (more...)

WPC Acquires HL7 Accelerator to Ease Processing of Healthcare Data
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

BRENTWOOD, TN - WPC, a healthcare technology, business process consulting organization, today announced the acquisition of an HL7 accelerator toolset from Prosch Consulting. The toolset will allow WPC to assist clients in integrating clinical data, promoting health information exchange, and enabling care coordination activities supporting new care delivery models. (more...)

The CW Announces 2014-14 Fall Schedule!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 15, 2014

The CW Network presented its 2014-15 broadcast schedule today to advertisers, affiliates and national media at New York City Center in New York City. (more...)

New Georges Presents Three World Premieres as Part of JAM ON TOAST Festival, Now thru 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

New Georges will present World Premiere productions by Kate Benson (2014 Clubbed Thumb Biennial Commission winner), Krista Knight (Salamander Leviathan at Joe's Pub; Clementine and the Cyber Ducks at Incubator Arts Project), and Caroline V. McGraw (2013 Page 73 Playwriting Fellow) as part of The New Georges Jam On Toast, a brand-new festival featuring work by The New Georges Jam, a 'performance gym' for early-career female playwrights and directors founded in 2010 by Lucy Alibar, Jess Chayes, and Portia Krieger. (more...)

Thinc Design Develops Exhibits for New Museum
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

New York, NY (more...)

Michael C. Hall and Don Johnson to Attend New York Premiere of COLD IN JULY, 5/21
by Movies News Desk - May 14, 2014

On May 21st, Time Warner Cable and Rooftop Films present the New York premiere of 2014 Sundance hit "Cold In July." Writer/director Jim Mickle and actors Michael C. Hall and Don Johnson will participate in a Q&A after the screening. 'Cold In July' will be released in theaters and Video On Demand on May 23rd by IFC Films. Afterparty hosted by New Amsterdam Spirits. (more...)

New Georges Presents New Play Festival 'JAM ON TOAST,' Now thru 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

New Georges will present The New Georges Jam On Toast, a brand-new festival featuring work by The New Georges Jam, a 'performance gym' for early-career playwrights and directors founded in 2010 by Lucy Alibar, Jess Chayes, and Portia Krieger. New Georges will take over the legendary downtown performance space Dixon Place (161 Chrystie Street between Rivington and Delancey) from today, May 14-31 with World Premiere productions running in rep, works-in-progress presentations and cabaret-style shows, for a total of 47 performances over two and a half weeks. (more...)

Toronto Fringe Festival Presents TARRARE: A STORY OF HUNGER, 7/2-13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2014

Set against the backdrop of the French Revolution, Liam Volke's TARRARE: A STORY OF HUNGER recounts the real life exploits of France's most notorious glutton. Freak, Lover, Soldier, Spy: TARRARE runs the gamut from whimsical to macabre at Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace July 2-13th as part of the Toronto Fringe Festival. Tickets are available beginning June 12 via www.fringetoronto.com by telephone at 416-966-1062(ext.1), or at the door. (more...)

Scoop: TAXI: BROOKLYN on NBC - Wednesday, June 25, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jun 7, 2014

Get all the scoop on TAXI: BROOKLYN, airing on NBC on Wednesday, June 25, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: TAXI: BROOKLYN on NBC - Wednesday, June 25, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jun 6, 2014

Get all the scoop on TAXI: BROOKLYN, airing on NBC on Wednesday, June 25, 2014! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Rain Doesn't Cool off the Legends of Classic Rock with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra
by Paul Batterson - Jun 30, 2014

Don't tell John Elefante that violins don't belong in rock and roll. The former Kansas front man came from a rock band where the violin was essential to the band's sound. Elefante and the Legends of Classic Rock incorporated the Columbus Symphony Orchestra into a rain delayed set of rock standards during a Picnic at the Pops concert at the Columbus Commons. (more...)

New Works by Elliott Sharp, John King, Eleonor Sandresky and More Set for IN (KEY) at Cornelia Street Cafe, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

Make Music New York, ComposersCollaborative Inc, Peppergreen Media & Cornelia Street Café present 'IN (Key),' an extraordinary 50th anniversary celebration of Terry Riley's minimalist masterpiece 'IN C' on Saturday, June 21st featuring eleven new works by leading composer-performers. The event will begin with a special performance of 'IN C' itself, serving as a prelude to all that is to follow. (more...)

BWW Previews: THE 13TH OF PARIS a Romantic Opening to Theatre [502]'s Fourth Season
by Todd Zeigler - Jun 29, 2014

The local group opens its fourth season Friday with a work that juxtaposes love's timeless ideals with contemporary realities in Mat Smart's 'The 13th of Paris,' which opened last Friday in the Martin Experimental Theater at The Kentucky Center for the Arts. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Grand and Glorious CHAMBERLAIN Stirs the Heart
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Jun 27, 2014

Maine State Music Theatre's second production of the season, a revival of the Knapp-Alper 1996 musical Chamberlain A Civil War Romance, proves to be a grand and glorious theatrical experience, an endeavor of epic proportions that delivers spectacle, emotion, and inspiration in equal measure. Spanning more than fifty years in the life of Brunswick's legendary Civil War hero, Maine governor, and Bowdoin college president, Joshua L. Chamberlain, and focusing on his relationship with his passionate, mercurial wife, Fannie Adams, the musical, in this brilliantly executed new production, directed and choreographed by Marc Robin, offers both epic sweep and touching intimacy. Large in musical and dramatic scale, lavish in production values, and cast with a first rate ensemble of singing-actors, Chamberlain dazzles the ear and eye and warms the heart. (more...)

Feature Film WHEELS Set to Roll Into Theaters This September
by Movies News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The 114 minute controversial feature film titled, WHEELS, highlighting the friendship of two paraplegic men fighting both physical and mental demons, is slated to premiere September 12 in major US markets. (more...)

WHEELS to Hit Theaters on 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

The 114 minute controversial feature film titled, WHEELS, highlighting the friendship of two paraplegic men fighting both physical and mental demons, is slated to premiere September 12 in major US markets. The movie stars writer/co-director/producer Donavon Thomas, Patrick Hume and Diana Gettinger. WHEELS is a Loaded Dice Films, LLC production co-directed by Donavon Thomas and Timothy Gagliardo. Noteworthy is that the ambitious production of this extraordinary film was a labor of love from the entire film community, shot in Los Angeles with a crew of over 250 people. See the WHEELS trailer here. (more...)

Scoop: TAXI: BROOKLYN on NBC - Saturday, June 28, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jun 26, 2014

Get all the scoop on TAXI: BROOKLYN, airing on NBC on Saturday, June 28, 2014! (more...)

Netformx Facilitates Inclusion of Riverbed Solutions into Distributed Enterprise, Cloud, and Data Center Proposals
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Riverbed is the leader in application performance infrastructure, delivering the most complete platform for location-independent computing. Location-independent computing turns location and distance into a competitive advantage by allowing IT to have the flexibility to host applications and data in optimal locations while ensuring applications perform as expected, data is always available when needed, and performance issues are detected and fixed before end users notice. (more...)

Mario Bello to Star in Lifetime's Adaptation of Stephen King's BIG DRIVER
by TV News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

From best-selling author and master of suspense Stephen King, comes the Lifetime Original Movie Big Driver, starring Golden Globe nominee Maria Bello (more...)

Bookworks Presents Katy Butler and Her Book KNOCKING ON HEAVEN'S DOOR, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Bookworks presents author Katy Butler on June 24 at 7pm with her book Knocking on Heaven's Door at the Center for Spiritual Living, 2801 Louisiana Blvd NE Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106. (more...)

Scoop: BROOKLYN NINE-NINE on FOX - Today, June 24, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jun 23, 2014

Get all the scoop on BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, airing on FOX on today, June 24, 2014! (more...)

Virago Theatre of San Francisco to Bring AROUSAL and THE LOVER to the Flea, Beg. 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Virago Theatre Company of San Francisco's presents AROUSAL, George Pfirrmann's dark comedy paired with Harold Pinter's The Lover from July 24th through August 2 at The Flea Theater (41 White Street in Tribeca). Chloe Bronzan directs actors Laura Lundy Paine and Dan Fagan in this provocative pair of one acts travelling from their critically acclaimed engagements at San Francisco's Phoenix Theatre and the Theatre Asylum Lab in Los Angeles. The Lover was nominated for four Broadway World Award including Best Actress for Laura Lundy Paine and Chloe Bronzan for Best Director. (more...)

First Audiobook from Le French Book is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

For mystery and thriller publisher Le French Book, 'a book is a book is a book' no matter what format it comes in. The translation publisher began digital first, added print books and now has deals with Audible for audiobooks. (more...)

MMORPG Legion of Heroes Heads to Mobile, Recruits Beta Testers Ahead of Summer Launch
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

As part of the game announcement, NEXON M is asking for MMORPG fans with Android devices running Android version 4.0 or later to test the game and provide feedback. Players can sign up at http://bit.ly/1lDElVq. (more...)

Pride Films and Plays Sets Cast for SOME MEN, Running 8/14-9/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Pride Films and Plays has announced an exciting cast for the Chicago premiere of Some Men by Terrence McNally. The cast includes PFP Artistic Associates Patrick Rybarczyk and Nelson Rodriguez, and Artistic Ensemble Members David Besky, Sam Button-Harrison, Tom Chiola, Edward Fraim, and Jude Hansen. They are joined by Ben Burke, Jeremy Sonkin, and Robert Ayres to become an ensemble of 10 playing over three dozen characters. (more...)

SCORPIO MOONS, a Collection of Dark and Secretive Tales, to be Released August 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Scorpio Moons is a collection of dark, secretive and passionate tales of the deeds of driven women in their search for self-empowerment. A fusion of spiritual, dark, erotic and humorous fiction in thirteen distinct short stories, arranged on the framework of the stars. (more...)

YOU BET YOUR LIFE! Coming to National Arts Festival, 3-13 July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

You Bet Your Life! is a witty, new, all-South-African musical comedy that's set to rock Vicky's at the National Arts Festival from 3 to 13 July. (more...)

Scoop: BROOKLYN NINE-NINE on FOX - Today, June 17, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jun 16, 2014

Get all the scoop on BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, airing on FOX on today, June 17, 2014! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Horsing Around with WARHORSE
by Finny (Amanda Finn) - Jun 12, 2014

A great poet named Robert Frost once said, 'poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.' WarHorse, in much the same way, is a play that found its words in moments full of 'naysaying' and silence. (more...)

VIDEO: First Full Trailer for THE BOXTROLLS
by Movies News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Focus Features has released the first full trailer for their new animated film, THE BOXTROLLS, hitting theaters on September 26. The film features the voices of Ben Kingsley, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Elle Fanning, Jared Harris, Toni Collette, Nick Frost, Richard Ayoade, Tracy Morgan and Simon Pegg. Get a first look below! (more...)

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