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Erma Levi Young Shares 'My Treasured Collection of Poetry'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

'My Treasured Collection of Poetry': a book of verse inspired by the simple joys of midcentury rural American life. 'My Treasured Collection of Poetry' is the creation of published author Erma Levi Young, who grew up on a farm in West Virginia and attended a one-room schoolhouse, where she learned to read and love books at an early age. (more...)

John Kander & Greg Pierce's KID VICTORY Headed to the Recording Studio
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern have just announced that original cast members will record the Kid Victory cast recording on Monday, March 20. Broadway Records is set to release the recording in September, produced by Michael Croiter. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kevin McAllister, Tracy Lynn Oliver, Nova Y. Payton, Jonathan Atkinson and More in RAGTIME at Ford's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Ford's Theatre Society presents the musical Ragtime directed by Peter Flynn, choreographed by Michael Bobbitt and with Music Direction by Christopher Youstra. Ragtime is currently playing thru May 20, 2017, at historic Ford's Theatre. (more...)

Stage & Screen Stars Jonathan Freeman, Chris Sullivan and Jeffrey Schecter Join MasterVoices' BABES IN TOYLAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The production will be conducted by MasterVoices' Artistic Director Ted Sperling and will feature previously announced stars Kelli O'Hara, Bill Irwin, Lauren Worsham, Christopher Fitzgerald - with Jonathan Freeman, Chris Sullivan, and Jeffrey Schecter just joining the lineup - alongside 130 singers of MasterVoices, with Orchestra of St. Luke's. (more...)

NCI Announces Filing of Form 12b-25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

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Vital Theatre Company's PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL Celebrates 10 Pinktastic Years Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The award-winning VITAL THEATRE COMPANY's long-running hit PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in January, continues performing at Theater at Blessed Sacrament on selected Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00 pm, through May 28, 2017. (more...)

Megan Walker Named Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player Of The Year
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ In its 32 nd year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company tonight announced Megan Walker of Monacan High School (North Chesterfield, Va.) as its 2016-17 Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year. Walker was surprised with the news by 2015 WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne. (more...)

Photo Flash: Court Theatre presents THE HARD PROBLEM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, announces casting for the Chicago premiere of The Hard Problem by Tom Stoppard, directed by Charles Newell. The Hard Problem runs March 9 - April 9, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue in Chicago. (more...)

The New Spiritual Book, SOUND is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

After seven years of intensive research, reflection, and writing, the Mendes Brothers, João Mendes and Ramiro Mendes, launch their debut book SOUND-The Fabric of Soul, Consciousness, Reality, and the Cosmos. Debuting worldwide March 21, 2017, Sound is a spiritually uplifting book about the human essences of soul, consciousness, reality, and the living energy behind nature and the cosmos. (more...)

Ask Any Dancer. Taking Class Makes You Feel Happy.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Get ready for spring in the Marblehead School of Ballet's (MSB) adult ballet class on Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the studio, located at 115 Pleasant Street, in Marblehead, Massachusetts.  Dancers with elementary and intermediate levels of are invited to register for a series or drop-in and take a dance class. (more...)

Michelle Dorrance, Bill Irwin, Chris Jackson, Tiler Peck and More Set for DEMO: SONG & DANCE at The Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

After paying tribute to artistic inspirations during Fall 2016's DEMO, Damian Woetzel continues to unite artists from across fields around a common theme in performance on April 3, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. in the Eisenhower Theater. This installment of the multi-genre series brings together acclaimed artists for a special one-night performance to celebrate the combination of song and dance. (more...)

Rapture Electronic Music Festival Announces Phase 2 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Bringing Miami Music Week a fresh and alternative experience on the beaches of Historic Virginia Key Beach Park, Miami's new Rapture Electronic Music Festival announces the phase 2 lineup for its inaugural edition. (more...)

Longhorn Network Announces Extended Coverage Plans for College Baseball
by TV News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Longhorn Network swings into baseball conference play this week with extended coverage plans for marquee matchups and debut plans for the new head coach's show, as the team plays out the remainder of the schedule. (more...)

Stage Traffic Productions Present the European Premiere of LATE COMPANY at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

As part of the Finborough Theatre's celebrations of Canada's 150th birthday, Canadian playwright Jordan Tannahill, "the hottest name in Canadian theatre", will debut his play, Late Company, at the Finborough Theatre, for a strictly limited season from 25 April - 20 May 2017, with press nights on 27 April/28 April. (more...)

Joshua Jackson, Stephen Spinella, John McGinty and Lauren Ridloff to Lead BTG's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, Helmed by Kenny Leon; Summer Casting Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group announces the final production of its upcoming 2017 Summer Season will be Mark Medoff's Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award-winning play, Children of a Lesser God, which will begin performances on Thursday, June 22 at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage. Opening night is set for Saturday, June 24 at 8pm. (more...)

House Buyers of America Just Purchased their 40th House in Arlington,...
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Richmond Symphony Presents CHILD'S GUIDE TO ORCHESTRA, 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Richmond, Virginia Join the Richmond Symphony and special guest Professor Nigel Taproot on Saturday, March 25 at 11am for A Child's Guide to the Orchestra with Really Inventive Stuff. (more...)

BIRDS OF OPULENCE Named Best Appalachian Book For Second Time
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

University Press of Kentucky author Crystal Wilkinson's novel The Birds of Opulence has been named the winner of the 2016 Weatherford Award for Fiction and the 2017 Judy Gaines Young Book Award.  (more...)

Target Margin Theater to Stage Rare Revival of O'Neill's MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

As the centerpiece of the Company's 25th anniversary season, Target Margin Theater and Abrons Arts Center will present a rare revival of Eugene O'Neill's great trilogy, Mourning Becomes Electra, directed by Herskovits, and running April 26-May 20. Part Greek tragedy, part family play, part history play, Mourning Becomes Electra (O'Neill's 1931 adaptation of Aeschylus 'The Oresteia') mashes myth, Freudian psychology and melodrama into an epic six hour production. (more...)

Wolfbane's BEERS AND BALLADS to Keep the St. Patty's Festivities Going
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Keep the St. Patrick's Day festivities going as Wolfbane Productions kicks off their 2017 season with their award-winning Beers and Ballads event on Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Historic Downtown Appomattox. (more...)

Retro Fitness to Add 100 Gyms in the Next Two Years
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

With high-cost boutique concepts crowding the $81 billion health club sector, Retro Fitness has stood against the competition, building success by pushing the envelope on current fitness trends. (more...)

Air Force Association Recognizes Leidos RPA Operations Center for Outstanding Current/Future Armed UAV Technology
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

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WaterTower Theatre Announces David Lozano to Direct NATIVE GARDENS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

WaterTower Theatre Artistic Director Joanie Schultz today announced the appointment of David Lozano to direct Native Gardens by Karen Zacarias.  Mr. Lozano, Executive Artistic Director of Dallas' Cara Mia Theatre Co., will be making his directorial debut at WTT with Native Gardens.  (more...)

Pittsburgh Opera And Carnegie Mellon Opera To Present Co-Opera, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Pittsburgh Opera is again partnering with students, alumni, and faculty from Carnegie Mellon University's School of Music, School of Drama, and the Master of Arts Management (MAM) Program on the innovative Co-Opera program. (more...)


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SKELETON CREW, OTHELLO, RAGTIME and More Set for Trinity Rep's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Tony Award-winning Trinity Repertory Company, under the artistic leadership of Richard L. Bready Artistic Director Curt Columbus, announced its 2017-2018 season via Facebook Live today.  (more...)

Dance Theatre of Harlem to Make Orpheum Debut This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

The Orpheum Theatre Group has announced the limited engagement of Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Orpheum Theatre. (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre to Stage Regional Premiere of RICH GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Florida Studio Theatre's Mainstage season concludes with the romantic and clever Rich Girl by Victoria Stewart. Based off of Henry James' classic novel Washington Square, this REGIONAL PREMIERE runs from April 5 to May 26 in the Gompertz Theatre. (more...)

NASA Announces Teams for 2017 Human Exploration Rover Challenge
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

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NCAA Baseball Conference Play Begins on ESPN College Networks
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

ESPN's college networks swing into NCAA baseball season conference play this week carrying 97 games across ESPNU, SEC Network and Longhorn Network (more...)

Peter Frampton Reveals New Song 'I Saved A Bird Today'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

“I Saved A Bird Today,” a brand new song from Grammy Award-winning musician Peter Frampton, is premiering at Guitar World. Listen/share the song here: https://youtu.be/e-HHMq9zuSE. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company and The Bickford Present Play on World War I
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

???????On Tuesday, March 21, the New Jersey Theatre Alliance will present a staged reading of A Year in the Trenches at the Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum in Morristown. (more...)

BWW Review: Ease On Down to Kokandy's Joyous THE WIZ
by Rachel Weinberg - Mar 13, 2017

Under the direction of Lili-Anne Brown, Kokandy Productions' staging of THE WIZ radiates joy, and at the performance I saw Saturday night, the audience was soaking up every single joyful moment. From my vantage point, I can say that the audience reaction comes from the satisfaction of watching a solid musical theater production that leans into the musical numbers and embraces this all-black version of the classic THE WIZARD OF OZ to milk it for every possible ounce of delight and vibrancy. All of the ensemble members onstage seem to be truly enjoying themselves, and that energy is undeniably infectious. (more...)

311 Return With New Album 'Mosaic' Out Summer 2017 On BMG
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

311 are set to return with their 12th studio album titled MOSAIC, due out worldwide summer 2017 on BMG. The multi-platinum band's first single 'Too Much To Think' premiered at Alternative radio on Friday, March 10. (more...)

New Exhibition to Feature Original Works by Comic Book Artist Alex Ross
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

'Superheroes and Superstars: The Works of Alex Ross'-a new exhibition featuring the work of one of the world's greatest comic book artists-will be on view at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley (MSV) from February 11 through May 14, 2017. (more...)

30 Companies in Houston Celebrate Wellness at February Fit Company Challenge
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

On February 25, 2017 over 700 participants from 30 companies located in the Houston Texas area took part in the Fit Company Challenge, a corporate wellness event hosted by the Fit Company Institute. The challenge provided area companies an opportunity to come together as a team and spend a morning exercising, pushing their physical and mental limits and showing the importance of living a healthy lifestyle. Participants worked in teams of 3 to 4 towards completing a variety of fitness stations to challenge their fitness level and earn points for their company. Teams chose what level (beginner, intermediate, or advanced) to go through each course which allowed team members of all fitness levels to push their physical fitness without going out of their comfort zone. (more...)

Nicky Sunshine Brings CONFESSIONS OF A MASSAGE PARLOR MADAM to The Producers Club
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

???????Actress / comedian Nicky Sunshine brings her dramatic and comedic talents to the Producers Club Actors Studio (358 W. 44th Street) in Manhattan for three special shows on Saturday, March 18, 2017. Nicky, whose credits includes appearances on several Off-Broadway stages and NYC-metro area comedy clubs, will present her new solo work 'Confessions of A Massage Parlor Madam' at the Times Square area-located venue at 5:00pm. (more...)

ESPN to Provide Exclusive Coverage of 11 NCAA Winter Championships
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

ESPN will provide exclusive coverage of 11 NCAA Winter Championships beginning Friday, March 10, and continuing into April. The Men's and Women's Indoor Track and Field Championships (March 10-12) will be streamed on ESPN3 and then aired on ESPN2. (more...)

New Theater Piece Explores Gun Violence and Community Healing; Commemorates 10 Years Since Virginia Tech Shootings
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Load singers and rappers into a chamber of music. Squeeze young people into a conversation about guns. Trigger action. (Be)longing, a new theater piece (featuring more than 45 locally cast singers, beatboxers, and hip-hop artists) by the critically-acclaimed team of composer Byron Au Yong and librettist Aaron Jafferis, will have its world premiere at Virginia Tech's Moss Arts Center on Friday, March 17 and Saturday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

SPAWAR Awards ViON $50 Million Capacity as a Service Contract
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Chicago Premiere of David Adjmi's 3C to Play A Red Orchid Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

???????A Red Orchid Theatre concludes its 2016-2017 Season with the Chicago premiere of 3C, written by David Adjmi and directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray. The production runs April 20 - June 4, 2017, at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells. The press opening is Monday, April 24 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Seeks Regional Editors, Production and Student Bloggers in Belgium
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

BroadwayWorld is looking for performers, designers, directors, musicians and more to join our team as bloggers to give our readers a behind the scenes look at what goes into getting a production opening night ready! (more...)

Simply Self Storage Hires Senior Financial & Planning Analyst and...
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

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BWW Review: Appalachian Agincourt, Hillbilly HENRY V from Cohesion
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Mar 13, 2017

We get an early hint that this Henry has more bloodthirst and realpolitik about him than Shakespeare had in mind, when (without any sanction in the script) he shoves aside a squeamish executioner and personally participates in the execution of the three traitors suborned to murder him at Southampton. (more...)

New Musical '13 ALABAMA GHOSTS' Gets Reading in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

On Monday, March 27, 2017 at 5 p.m., Open Doors Productions & Theatricals will present an industry reading of 13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey, the Musical - a ghostly original Off-Broadway-bound musical that was originally built to be like the blockbuster musicals harking back to the days of Zeigfeld - with book by Alabama playwright and actor Don Everett Garrett and music by Kevin Francis Finn. (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Brinn Black Debuts Single and Music Video for 'Daddy's Medicine'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

After a year long hiatus, country songstress Brinn Black is excited to debut her stunning music video for her new single 'Daddy's Medicine,' (more...)

2017 Robert Whitehead Awards Ceremony Postponed Due to Weather
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The 2017 Robert Whitehead Awards Ceremony originally scheduled for Tuesday, March 14, has been postponed due to inclement weather. A new date and time will be announced shortly. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: CALAMITY JANE Is A Fun Filled, Feel Good Night Of Energetic and Entirely Engaging Entertainment
by Jade Kops - Mar 12, 2017

Virginia Gay is completely captivating in a compelling performance of CALAMITY JANE. (more...)

BWW Review: Young Artists of America Premieres THE CIRCLE OF LIFE: THE SONGS OF TIM RICE IN CONCERT
by Jennifer Perry - Mar 12, 2017

THE CIRCLE OF LIFE: THE SONGS OF TIM RICE IN CONCERT was nothing less than a case study in ambition. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: A History of Tony Award Winning Plays Becoming Oscar Award Winning Movies
by Katherine Blauvelt - Mar 11, 2017

Late last month, Viola Davis took home the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Rose Maxson in FENCES. Based on the August Wilson play of the same name, FENCES is the story of an African-American family living in the Hill District of Pittsburgh in 1950s. (more...)

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