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Seth Bisen-Hersh and Mark Childers' LOVE QUIRKS to Begin 9/11 at Theatre 54Seth Bisen-Hersh and Mark Childers' LOVE QUIRKS to Begin 9/11 at Theatre 54
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Love Quirks, a unique new musical by Seth Bisen-Hersh and Mark Childers about four young adults exploring various types of relationships in NYC, will be playing a limited three week run midtown at Theatre 54 (244 W 54th Street, 12 Floor) with previews beginning on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 8PM. The show will have its official opening on Friday, September 19, 2014 at 8PM and will run through Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 3PM. (more...)

The Vagrancy's WHAT OF THE NIGHT? to Run 10/10-11/2The Vagrancy's WHAT OF THE NIGHT? to Run 10/10-11/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

What of the Night? is a poignant saga chronicling the life of Birdie and her family as they traverse the moral and financial bankruptcy that is poverty. Destitute and isolated, a 14-year old Birdie makes the brave decision to leave her family. 'I want something from life!' she cries as she abandons her loved ones in hopes of finding something more than sickness and crime. This decision propels Birdie, her family, and the viewer into a 60-year journey where estranged family and friends entwine and collide in poetic stories of love, impoverishment, and dreams. Maria Irene Fornes delivers a masterful piece of theatre that entertains us, humors us, breaks our hearts, and ultimately challenges us to examine our own complicity in the unbridled divide between the haves and the have nots across America today. (more...)

National YoungArts Foundation Launches 1st Annual YOUNGARTS AWARENESS DAY, TodayNational YoungArts Foundation Launches 1st Annual YOUNGARTS AWARENESS DAY, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

MIAMI, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts), the non-profit organization that contributes to the cultural vitality of the nation by supporting the artistic development of talented young artists, is celebrating YoungArts Awareness Day, a nationwide initiative to 'keep arts alive' today, Monday, September 8, 2014. Encouraging everyone who has a creative instinct to take part, YoungArts Awareness Day will feature pop-up performances and events in Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville and New York City, and invites artists across the country to create and share their own work or their artistic experiences via social media with the tags #keepartsalive, #youngarts and #youngartsawarenessday. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look- CCCT Presents THE ADDAMS FAMILYPhoto Flash: First Look- CCCT Presents THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2014

Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) opens its 55th season with the Bay Area premiere of The Addams Family, a new musical based on the delightfully macabre drawings by cartoonist Charles Addams. CCCT's production will be directed and choreographed by New York-based Alex Perez and music directed by Michael Wiles, with set design by Stewart Lyle, costume design by Lisa Danz, lighting design by Zoe Gopnik-McManus, and sound design by Michael Kelly. Check out production photos below! (more...)

California Author Releases GETAWAY DAYCalifornia Author Releases GETAWAY DAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

When a father gives to his son, they both laugh. When a son gives to his father, they both cry. It's the 1962 World Series. New York Yankees versus San Francisco Giants. Tropical storm Freda has delayed the crucial sixth game in San Francisco. It's dry as a bone in Modesto, California, where the Yankees have a farm team and a field named after Yankee owner Del Webb. A flurry of phone calls leads to a bus ride to the Central Valley town of 30,000. On October 14th, 1962, a crowd of more than 5,000 fills the small minor league park. This once-in-a-lifetime event features eight future Hall of Famers. Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford and Mickey Mantle from the Yankees; Orlando Cepeda, Willie Mays, Willie McCovey, Juan Marichal and Gaylord Perry from the Giants. One of the fans is thirteen-year-old Mikey Wright. Unlike the rest of the spectators, he's not there to see his idol and namesake, Mickey Mantle. He's there to convince the Commerce Comet to play catch with Mikey's father, who is dying of cancer. 'Getaway Day' chronicles Mikey's journey to save his father's life. And learn the meaning of his own. 'Getaway Day' will appeal to Baby Boomers, young adults, and anyone who loves baseball and remembers the joy and sorrow of adolescence. What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others is, and remains, immortal. Getaway Day is available in softcover, hardcover and ebook format. Book Details: Getaway Day Author: Ken White Publisher: Tate Publishing Published: March 2014 ISBN: 978-1629949154 ASIN: B00IX0D7L8 Pages: 400 Genre: Coming of Age Upcoming Events: Saturday, October 18th, 10AM to 4PM Book Signing Great Valley Bookfest The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley (AKA Bass Pro Center) Manteca, CA Saturday, October 25th, 2PM to 2:45PM Reading Book Signing To Follow California Capital Book Festival Festival Venue - Field of Sports Sacramento, CA About The Author: Born in Lathrop and raised in Modesto, California, Ken White continues to live in his home town. He received his A.A. degree at Modesto Junior College, his B.A. and teaching credential at UC Davis, and his M.A. at San Francisco State University. He has taught mass communications and film appreciation at Modesto Junior College. Ken recently retired from the worlds of advertising, corporate communications, and interactive entertainment to concentrate on writing and community service. Ken White is married to Robin and has two adult step-sons, Tyler and Eric. He is the author of four novels, fourteen screenplays, two stage plays, a short story collection, and one sitcom pilot. Most of his stories are about his home town and the Central Valley heartland. For review copies, author interviews, or more information please contact: Ken White Email: KenWhite@kw209.com Website: http://kenwhite.tateauthor.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/KenWhite209 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ken.white.7106 (more...)

Red Robin Burger Works to Serve up Burgers Fiery and Fast in Washington, D.C. Beginning October 6Red Robin Burger Works to Serve up Burgers Fiery and Fast in Washington, D.C. Beginning October 6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

In less than two weeks, Washington, D.C. will get its first taste of a fiery, fast and mouth-watering burger experience a place where burger lovers can enjoy a variety of fire-grilled creations using fresh and unique ingredients that made Red Robin restaurants famous. Today, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (Red Robin) announced the grand opening of Red Robin Burger Works on Monday, Oct. 6, at 7 a.m., on the Promenade Level of L'Enfant Plaza. Hours for the new Red Robin Burger Works location are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. (more...)

Dreams Come True As Couples Say 'I Do' With Dazzling Wedding Celebrations In Las VegasDreams Come True As Couples Say 'I Do' With Dazzling Wedding Celebrations In Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Couples searching for the perfect location for their destination wedding will find true happiness in Las Vegas, the "Wedding Capital of the World." With more than 300 sunny days a year, the destination provides the perfect backdrop for couples ready to tie the knot. Las Vegas offers everything from elaborate, over-the-top venues to intimate settings that will bring the most romantic dreams to life. That's why it's no surprise that 100,000 marriage licenses are issued each year, for couples looking to make it official. (more...)

Teatro Vivo's THE HUNTERS GRIMM to Play the Albany, Oct 22-Nov 8Teatro Vivo's THE HUNTERS GRIMM to Play the Albany, Oct 22-Nov 8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Teatro Vivo in association with the Albany present The Hunters Grimm. The production begins at Deptford Lounge, located at 9 Giffin St, Deptford, SE8 4RJ Ends at the Albany, Douglas Way, Deptford, London SE8 4AG, Wednesday 22nd October - Saturday 8th November 2014, 7.30pm. (more...)

BWW Preview: BV's GRILL - A Modern, Elegant Eatery in NYC with Updated American ClassicsBWW Preview: BV's GRILL - A Modern, Elegant Eatery in NYC with Updated American Classics
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 22, 2014

BV's Grill is located on 56th Street and 3rd Avenue. Visit them for delicious food, a fine beverage program and in stylish, comfortable atmosphere. (more...)

Special Photo Flashback: Remembering Polly BergenSpecial Photo Flashback: Remembering Polly Bergen
by Walter McBride - Sep 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com reported yesterday the sad news that actress, singer and stage veteran Polly Bergen died today at her home in Connecticut, at 84 of natural causes. The star was surrounded by friends and family at the time of her passing. Today, we take a look back at photos of the star, taken by BWW's Walter McBride. (more...)

Author Inkblot Hurricane Invites Readers to a Swashbuckling Poetic "Promenade"Author Inkblot Hurricane Invites Readers to a Swashbuckling Poetic "Promenade"
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2014

The medicine show comes to town, and with it Inkblot Hurricane, a man who weaves a tale painted in carnival colors of a generation ago. From poet-author Hurricane, aka Martin Abramson, comes "Promenade", a wondrous collection of poems, song & blues penned between the early 1960s & the present day. Though distinctly American in its rhythms & language, his poetry traverses half a tumultuous century & much of the globe. In a unique blend of styles & voices, Hurricane writes of emotion, of burning bridges, love & romance, rhythm & blues, territories of social situation, cartesian localities & indestructible ideals in a signature style that rarely fails to draw readers to his poetry. Readers will find "Promenade" intimately approachable, thought provoking & chock full of the author's wry, remarkable insight and honesty. (more...)

BWW Interviews: SULLIVANT'S TRAVELS Takes Guests on Artistic JourneyBWW Interviews: SULLIVANT'S TRAVELS Takes Guests on Artistic Journey
by Amanda Etchison - Sep 19, 2014

After two and a half years of construction, The Ohio State University's Sullivant Hall is ready to open its doors to the public once again this weekend. (more...)

2 PIANOS 4 HANDS to Play Rubicon, 10/152 PIANOS 4 HANDS to Play Rubicon, 10/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Rubicon Theatre of Ventura opens the company's 17th Season (The Search…) with 2 Pianos 4 Hands, written by Ted Dykstra and Richard Greenblatt. Winner of the coveted Dora Award (the Canadian equivalent of the Tony), 2 Pianos 4 Hands is a musical comedy for anyone who has ever had a dream. Directed by Thomas Frey, this hilariously funny production features two actors, two pianos and multiple characters as fifteen years of piano playing unfolds in all its glory. Stories of crazy instructors, obsessed parents, torturous recitals, and other high points of musical training are accompanied by musical selections ranging from classical to pop to jazz. Along the way, these virtuoso actors/pianists portray a dazzling range of characters and display piano wizardry featuring the music of Beethoven, Bach, Elton John, Jerry Lee Lewis and others. 2 Pianos 4 Hands opens October 18 with low-priced previews October 15 - 17. Performances are Wednesdays through Sundays through November 16. For tickets, call 805.667.2900 or go to rubicontheatre.org. (more...)

The Paper Birds to Take BLIND on UK Tour, Oct 6-Nov 15The Paper Birds to Take BLIND on UK Tour, Oct 6-Nov 15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

The Paper Birds present BLIND. Following its sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe, UK Beatboxing Champion and star of National Theatre's Home Grace Savage performs this most unlikely of musicals, considering the auditory influences on young women. A UK Tour, devised and directed by The Paper Birds and starring Savage, is set for 6th October to 15th November 2014. (more...)

BWW Previews: SACHI - A New Kind of Asian Bistro in NYCBWW Previews: SACHI - A New Kind of Asian Bistro in NYC
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 15, 2014

Sachi, located at 713 Second Avenue at 38th Street in New York City, opens its doors with creative interpretations on Asian cuisine for guests to enjoy. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN, The Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, September 12 2014BWW Reviews: MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN, The Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, September 12 2014
by Gary Naylor - Sep 13, 2014

Gary Naylor sees a bold and ambitious, and demanding, production of Brecht's classic anti-war play set in the unique and spectacular grounds of the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich. (more...)

On Her Shoulders Presents Free Staged Reading of Maria Irene Fornes' THE OFFICE, 10/01On Her Shoulders Presents Free Staged Reading of Maria Irene Fornes' THE OFFICE, 10/01
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

On Her Shoulders is pleased to present a FREE staged reading of The Office (1966) by Maria Irene Fornes, directed by Alice Reagan on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. Doors open at 6:30pm;The Play in Context, which situates the script in its historical time and place, kicks off the evening at 6:45pm with an Introduction by dramaturg Morgan Jenness. (more...)

Richard Tucker Music Foundation to Host 2014 Gala at Lincoln Center, 10/12Richard Tucker Music Foundation to Host 2014 Gala at Lincoln Center, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

The Richard Tucker Music Foundation holds its annual gala, one of the most highly anticipated events of the opera season, on Sunday, October 12 at Avery Fisher Hall in New York's Lincoln Center. (more...)

Annenberg Space For Photography Announces Sink Or Swim: Designing For A Sea Change Featuring Works By Iwan Baan, Stephen Wilkes And Paula BronsteinAnnenberg Space For Photography Announces Sink Or Swim: Designing For A Sea Change Featuring Works By Iwan Baan, Stephen Wilkes And Paula Bronstein
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Annenberg Space for Photography announces Sink or Swim: Designing for a Sea Change, on view from December 13, 2014 to May 3, 2015. Sink or Swim explores the human story of resilience, from adaptation for survival to ambitious infrastructure planning, in some of the richest and poorest of the world's coastal communities. Rather than showing pristine architectural photography, the photographs present viewers with various human responses to changes in their landscapes due to sea level rise. Sink or Swim aims to foster critical dialogue through the provocative juxtaposition of diverse responses to a challenge shared by millions worldwide. (more...)

Red Bull Art Of Can Exhibits In Chicago November 7-16 In Millennium ParkRed Bull Art Of Can Exhibits In Chicago November 7-16 In Millennium Park
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The distinctive can that has given millions of people around the world energy when they need it most has been cut, tied, welded and glued to create remarkable pieces of sculpture from 30 US artists. Red Bull Art of Can, the global sculpture competition, will come to Chicago November 7-16, at the Chase Promenade South in Millennium Park. More than 300 artists submitted concepts, and after creating their masterpieces all summer, a panel of six judges selected 30 pieces, representing 13 states. On November 7, the panel of judges will reveal the top three pieces, and a people's choice winner will be announced after the exhibition concludes on November 16. The exposition will be open Monday-Friday, 7am-10pm, Saturday 9am-10pm and Sunday from 9am-6pm. Special events will be held on various nights. For more details, please go to www.redbullartofcan.com. (more...)

NYC Parks Cuts Ribbon on $6.65 Million Project to Reconstruct Seawall, Create New Waterfront Promenade in Queensbridge ParkNYC Parks Cuts Ribbon on $6.65 Million Project to Reconstruct Seawall, Create New Waterfront Promenade in Queensbridge Park
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, today joined City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, NYS Senator Michael Gianaris, NYS Assembly Member Catherine Nolan, NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) Executive Vice President for Capital Programs Dmitri Konon, and members of Community Board 1, the Friends of Queensbridge Park, Jacob Riis Neighborhood Settlement House and GreenShores NYC to celebrate the creation of a new waterfront Promenade in Queensbridge Park and the restoration of the park's seawall. (more...)

BUYER & CELLAR, Starring Michael Urie, to Open 7/13 at CTG's Mark Taper ForumBUYER & CELLAR, Starring Michael Urie, to Open 7/13 at CTG's Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Jonathan Tolins' outrageous new comedy 'Buyer & Cellar' featuring Michael Urie (TV's 'Ugly Betty') opens at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum on Sunday, July 13, 2014, at 7 p.m. Directed by Stephen Brackett, this New York runaway hit continues through August 17. (more...)

Virginia Governor McAuliffe Joins Groundbreaking For New VRE Rail Station At Potomac Shores In Prince William CountyVirginia Governor McAuliffe Joins Groundbreaking For New VRE Rail Station At Potomac Shores In Prince William County
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

DUMPHRIES, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe today joined a host of federal, state, local and railroad officials at the Potomac Shores master-planned community in the groundbreaking for a new Virginia Railway Express (VRE) station in Potomac Shores.The station is expected to open in 2017. (more...)

Anjelica Huston, Mia Farrow, Carol Burnett, Alan Alda & More Will Rotate Through All-Star Broadway Revival of A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS at the NederlanderAnjelica Huston, Mia Farrow, Carol Burnett, Alan Alda & More Will Rotate Through All-Star Broadway Revival of A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS at the Nederlander
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

A.R. Gurney's enduring romance about first loves and second chances, LOVE LETTERS, will have its first Broadway revival, beginning performances Saturday, September 13, 2014, at 8pm, at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41 Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Iris Theatre's ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASSPhoto Flash: First Look at Iris Theatre's ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

After last summer's critical success with a Promenade adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, Iris Theatre are returning to the gardens and grounds of St Paul's Church, Covent Garden for a sixth year of family-friendly theatre, and its sequel, Alice through the Looking Glass. Alice through the Looking Glass, by Lewis Carroll in a new adaptation by Daniel Winder and Candida Caldcott, will be presented from today, 30 July - Saturday 30 August. Press night is Monday 4 August at 7 pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below! (more...)

Peculiar Works Project to Present 3CHRISTS, Opening 9/7Peculiar Works Project to Present 3CHRISTS, Opening 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Peculiar Works Project has announced the world premiere of their next site-specific theatrical event, 3CHRISTS, written by SM Dale & Barry Rowell, and directed by Kelly O'Donnell. Based on The Three Christs of Ypsilanti, a psychological study by Milton Rokeach, 3CHRISTS will be performed in the sanctuary of Judson Memorial Church (55 Washington Square South, at Thompson St.). Performances begin on Friday, September 5 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 28. Opening Night is Sunday, September 7 at 7 PM. The performance schedule is Thursday - Sunday at 7 PM. Tickets, which are $18, are available by calling 866-811-4111 or online www.peculiarworks.org. (more...)

Staten Island Ballet to Kick Off 13th New York International Choreographers Festival with DANCE ACROSS WATERS, 8/2Staten Island Ballet to Kick Off 13th New York International Choreographers Festival with DANCE ACROSS WATERS, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Staten Island Ballet opens the 13th New York International Choreographers Festival at St. George Theatre with 'Dance Across Waters', featuring seven choreographers of ballet, modern and contemporary works, with original music and a live appearance by Vernon Reid of 'Living Colour'. (more...)

HOME Follows Critically Acclaimed Run of ANGEL MEADOW with Shakespeare's ROMEO AND JULIETHOME Follows Critically Acclaimed Run of ANGEL MEADOW with Shakespeare's ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

HOME, the organisation formed by the merger of Manchester's Library Theatre Company and Cornerhouse, will follow up their critically acclaimed sold-out production of Angel Meadow with a spectacular site-specific production of Shakespeare's romantic tragedy Romeo & Juliet in Manchester's historic Victoria Baths in September 2014 (http://homemcr.org/romeo-and-juliet), the building which won BBC1's first Restoration programme in 2003. (more...)

Everett Quinton's DROP DEAD PERFECT Opens Off-Broadway TonightEverett Quinton's DROP DEAD PERFECT Opens Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2014

The Peccadillo Theater Company presents Penguin Rep's production of DROP DEAD PERFECT, a new comedy starring the legendary Everett Quinton at the Theatre at St. Clements (423 W 46th St - between 9th and 10th Avenue), which began previews Tuesday, July 15th. The comedy will open tonight, July 20th at 7PM. (more...)

Creating Arts Company Presents YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN, 8/9-9/7Creating Arts Company Presents YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN, 8/9-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2014

Creating Arts Company presents a childhood favorite for children and parents alike! Dance and sing along with Snoopy, Lucy, Sally, Linus, Schroeder and of course Charlie Brown himself in this classic with all the Peanuts Gang characters. Perfect for all ages this productions features wonderful songs like "My New Philosophy" and promises to never yank the football away! Good grief Charlie Brown! (more...)

Berkeley Rep Extends Hershey Felder's MONSIEUR CHOPIN Through 8/10Berkeley Rep Extends Hershey Felder's MONSIEUR CHOPIN Through 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Due to popular pre-sale demand, Berkeley Repertory Theatre announces it will extend Hershey Felder's popular and critically acclaimed one-man show Monsieur Chopin, a celebrated musical biography of legendary composer Fryderyk Chopin, ahead of its debut. Originally scheduled to run through August 3, the show will now run for an additional eight performances through Sunday, August 10. This summer come along with Felder to Paris in 1848...to a work of love and art and the place where his soul resides, in the depths of Chopin's music. In his passionate portrayal of the 'Poet of the Piano,' Felder reveals the beloved and romantic composer's secrets about his creations against a gorgeous, lush score of more than a dozen compositions. Monsieur Chopin begins previews July 25, opens July 27, and plays through August 10, 2014 on the intimate Thrust Stage. Tickets start at only $29 and can be purchased by phone at (510) 647-2949 or online at berkeleyrep.org. (more...)

Everett Quinton's DROP DEAD PERFECT Begins Previews Tomorrow Off-BroadwayEverett Quinton's DROP DEAD PERFECT Begins Previews Tomorrow Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

The Peccadillo Theater Company presents Penguin Rep's production of DROP DEAD PERFECT, a new comedy starring the legendary Everett Quinton at the Theatre at St. Clements (423 W 46th St - between 9th and 10th Avenue), which begins previews Tuesday, July 15th. The comedy will open Sunday, July 20th at 7PM. Written by Erasmus Fenn and directed by Joe Brancato, DROP DEAD PERFECT is laced with double-entendres and allusions to 1950s television and Hollywood melodramas. With adult language and situations, this outlandish production is recommended for adults only -- particularly those with a slightly twisted sense of humor. (more...)

BUYER & CELLAR, Starring Michael Urie, Begins LA Run TonightBUYER & CELLAR, Starring Michael Urie, Begins LA Run Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2014

Jonathan Tolins' outrageous new comedy 'Buyer & Cellar' featuring Michael Urie (TV's 'Ugly Betty') opens tonight, July 13, at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum at 7 p.m. Directed by Stephen Brackett, this New York runaway hit continues through August 17. (more...)

Petopia Animal Rescue Adoption Center to Host Casino Night to Benefit Homeless AnimalsPetopia Animal Rescue Adoption Center to Host Casino Night to Benefit Homeless Animals
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Saturday, August 9, 2014, put on your best poker-face and join Petopia Animal Rescue Adoption Center for an exciting evening of casino games and live entertainment to benefit animals in need. (more...)

Improv Club Is On at the Bedford RSL Club, July 25 & Aug 29Improv Club Is On at the Bedford RSL Club, July 25 & Aug 29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

The first rule of Improv Club is entertainment -- and the second rule is making sure you know it's on July 25 and August 29 at the Bedford RSL Club. (more...)

NYC's Path Through History Program Showcases Sites for Summer VisitsNYC's Path Through History Program Showcases Sites for Summer Visits
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

With summer travel planning underway, the New York City Path Through History (NYCPTH) work group - dedicated to promoting historic gems in the five boroughs as part of New York State's Path Through History initiative - has identified off-the-beaten-track destinations that provide outdoor experiences for staycationers, tourists, and out-of-town visitors. These historic and culturally significant sites offer enriching and enjoyable adventures, feature stunning views, have free or nominal admission, and are accessible by public transportation. (more...)

Amber Tamblyn and Shawn Hatosy Star in REASONS TO BE PRETTY, Opening Tonight at the GeffenAmber Tamblyn and Shawn Hatosy Star in REASONS TO BE PRETTY, Opening Tonight at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

Nick Gehlfuss (Shameless, The Newsroom), Shawn Hatosy (Southland, Reckless), Amber Tamblyn (Joan of Arcadia, Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants) and Alicia Witt (Justified, 88 Minutes) are cast in the Geffen Playhouse production of Reasons to Be Pretty, nominated for the Tony Award for Best Play (2009). Helmed by Geffen Playhouse Artistic Director Randall Arney, Reasons to Be Pretty will be performed in the Gil Cates Theater through August 31 with an opening night of tonight, August 6. (more...)

Celia Keenan-Bolger and More to Star in Lincoln Center's THE OLDEST BOY; Cast Complete!Celia Keenan-Bolger and More to Star in Lincoln Center's THE OLDEST BOY; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Ernest Abuba, Joel de la Fuente, Tsering Dorjee, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Takemi Kitamura, James Saito, Jon Norman Schneider, and Nami Yamamoto will comprise the cast of its upcoming production of Sarah Ruhl's new play THE OLDEST BOY. The play, to be directed by Rebecca Taichman, will begin previews Thursday, October 9 and open on Monday, November 3 in the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Berkeley Rep Adds Final Performances of MONSIEUR CHOPIN, 9/16-21Berkeley Rep Adds Final Performances of MONSIEUR CHOPIN, 9/16-21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

Due to an reception from critics and audiences alike resulting in a sold-out engagement, Berkeley Repertory Theatre is proud to announce that Hershey Felder's already extended Monsieur Chopin will have one final encore presentation of 10 performances September 16-21, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, August 4 2014BWW Reviews: ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, August 4 2014
by Gary Naylor - Aug 5, 2014

Gary Naylor enjoys an adaptation of a classic that stretches both the running time and the whimsy , but delivers on the spectacle and the humour. Do wrap up warm though! (more...)

EDINBURGH 2014 - BWW Reviews: THE GENERATION OF Z, Assembly George Square Theatre, August 4 2014EDINBURGH 2014 - BWW Reviews: THE GENERATION OF Z, Assembly George Square Theatre, August 4 2014
by Amy Hanson - Aug 5, 2014

Ever imagined yourself in a zombie movie? Now's your chance to play it out for real. The Generation of Z is a fantastic immersive and interactive show, set after a zombie apocalypse. (more...)

A Slice of Brooklyn Bus Tours Celebrates Nine Year AnniversaryA Slice of Brooklyn Bus Tours Celebrates Nine Year Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

"Manhattan? FUHGETTABOUDIT!" That's the official slogan of A Slice of Brooklyn Bus Tours (http://www.asliceofbrooklyn.com) as they celebrate their 9th anniversary taking tourists from around the world on authentic guided bus tours of NYC's most populous borough. (more...)

Next Weekend to Salute Speight Jenkins with Wagner Competition, Seattle Opera Day and Special DinnerNext Weekend to Salute Speight Jenkins with Wagner Competition, Seattle Opera Day and Special Dinner
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

After three decades, 92 productions, and more than 1,200 individual performances, Speight Jenkins is retiring from Seattle Opera in style! The company will celebrate the end of the Jenkins era, as well as its 50th anniversary, with three special events: the International Wagner Competition on Thursday, August 7, followed by Seattle Opera Day at MOHAI and the Speight Celebration Concert & Dinner featuring 15 of Seattle Opera's best loved singers on Saturday, August 9. (more...)

Hines Chooses Aconex for Toronto Bayside Waterfront Project Hines Chooses Aconex for Toronto Bayside Waterfront Project
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

TORONTO, ON - Aconex, provider of the #1 cloud solution to manage the world's largest construction and engineering projects, has been selected by Waterfront Toronto for the first phase of public infrastructure for the Bayside Waterfront project in Toronto, Canada. Hines, a privately owned international real estate firm, is Waterfront Toronto's development partner on Bayside Waterfront, which will contain more than two million square feet of residential, office, retail, and cultural space. (more...)

Atlantic City Discusses Plans for the City's Ongoing Transformation in Response to Casino Closing AnnouncementsAtlantic City Discusses Plans for the City's Ongoing Transformation in Response to Casino Closing Announcements
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Responding to the upcoming closings of the Showboat Atlantic City Hotel and Casino (August 31, 2014) Revel (September 2, 2014) and Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino (September 16, 2014), Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian, along with Casino Reinvestment Development Authority Executive Director John Palmieri and Atlantic City Alliance President Liza Cartmell today reminded residents and visitors alike that significant progress is being made in the destination's ongoing transition to a burgeoning, multi-faceted tourism mecca that is not focused solely on gaming. (more...)

Contra Costa Civic Theatre to Open 55th Season with THE ADDAMS FAMILY, 9/19-10/19Contra Costa Civic Theatre to Open 55th Season with THE ADDAMS FAMILY, 9/19-10/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) opens its 55th season with the Bay Area premiere of The Addams Family, a new musical based on the delightfully macabre drawings by cartoonist Charles Addams. CCCT's production will be directed and choreographed by New York-based Alex Perez and music directed by Michael Wiles, with set design by Stewart Lyle, costume design by Lisa Danz, lighting design by Zoe Gopnik-McManus, and sound design by Michael Kelly. This multiple Tony and Drama Desk award nominee, with book by Marshall Brickman (Jersey Boys) and Rick Elice (Peter and the Starcatcher), and music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party), plays weekends from Sep 19-Oct 19. (more...)

Artist Mollie Kellogg's 'Incognito Witch' Examines the Hidden PsycheArtist Mollie Kellogg's 'Incognito Witch' Examines the Hidden Psyche
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Artist/film-maker Mollie Kellogg has a message for you Don't suppress your inner magick! (more...)

Melbourne Spring Fashion Week Begins 29 August at SouthgateMelbourne Spring Fashion Week Begins 29 August at Southgate
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

From 29 August-7 September, Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (MSFW) arrives at Southgate with an eclectic range of free exhibitions and displays showcasing innovative emerging designers and the creative process behind some of Melbourne's most celebrated fashion icons. (more...)

Seattle Opera's Speight Celebration Concert Nets $1 MillionSeattle Opera's Speight Celebration Concert Nets $1 Million
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

With some of the greatest voices in opera gathering together for one night only in a red-carpet affair, Seattle Opera's Speight Celebration Concert and Dinner thrilled more than 2,500 fans at McCaw Hall and raised more than $1 million on Saturday, August 9. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Celebrates 92nd Season Opening with Bellini's NORMA Starring Sondra Radvanovsky, 9/5San Francisco Opera Celebrates 92nd Season Opening with Bellini's NORMA Starring Sondra Radvanovsky, 9/5
by Jillian Gaier - Aug 1, 2014

San Francisco Opera celebrates the opening of its 92nd Season on Friday, September 5, 2014 with a gala performance of Vincenzo Bellini's Norma, conducted by San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti and featuring an illustrious cast led by soprano Sondra Radvanovsky in the title role. The opening night festivities are highlighted by Opera Ball 2014: Passione, a benefit supporting the education programs of San Francisco Opera Guild and San Francisco Opera Education Department, and BRAVO! CLUB's Opening Night Gala. (more...)

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