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Jasmine Villegas Signs With Interscope Records
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Jasmine Villegas, the multi-talented actress/singer who has amassed a huge teen following over the course of her career, has just signed with Interscope Records. The 19 year old San Jose native's rise to fame comes by way of not only featured roles on hit television shows, but through numerous nationally televised music performances. Her electrifying vocal ability earned her a spot on Justin Bieber's 32-city My World Tour and impelled the subsequent success of her 2011 mixtape, 'S(he) Be(lie)ve(d).' (more...)

Fairlady Media Launches Grandma Loves Bugs for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

Fairlady Media today announced the launch of Grandma Loves Bugs for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. In this game for young children ages four to six, an adventurous grandma needs help identifying bugs, coloring butterflies, catching fireflies, spelling buggy words, matching letters on bees and flowers, building a spider web, and even finding a bug in her hair. The app includes ten mini-games, eight instructional videos, and fun interactive scenes. Kids can interact with grandma and watch videos of bugs in the real world. (more...)

Paul Szilard Memorial Celebration Set for the Joyce Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

There will be a memorial celebration for Paul Szilard (Dancer, Producer, Impresario and great friend to the arts) today, October 31st, 2013 at 1:30 pm at The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue at 18th Street, NYC. There will be performances by the Martha Graham Dance Company, The Avlin Ailey American Dance Theater and Universal Ballet's Kirov Academy of Ballet; as well as reflections from some of his friends. (more...)

Lena Hill's LENA & FRIENDS Set for The Lemon Room @ ZajacStudio, 11/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

The lemon room @ ZajacStudio is delighted to welcome Lena Hill as she makes her cabaret debut accompanied by LA favorite musical director Cassie Nickols. The evening includes tunes ranging from the legit standards of Rogers & Hammerstein to the newest showstoppers from recent Broadway seasons. This diverse set of songs gives Lena a chance to show a voice that has no limits, a shimmery and vibrant head voice to a belt that could peel paint off the walls! (more...)

42nd Street Moon Presents Rodgers and Hart's I MARRIED AN ANGEL, Now thru 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

Continuing its 21st season, 42nd Street Moon presents the hilarious Rodgers and Hart musical I MARRIED AN ANGEL at the Eureka Theatre (215 Jackson Street). The show follows a wealthy banker who, disillusioned with women, decides the only suitable mate for himself would be an angel. An angel from heaven hears his plea, and after marrying her, he discovers that her perfection includes an inconvenient habit of telling the uncomfortable truth. (more...)

SATAN IN HIGH HEELS Opens Off-Broadway at Dixon Place Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

SATAN IN HIGH HEELS, the comedic adaptation of the 1960's sexploitation film, will make its off-Broadway debut tonight, October 30, 2013 at Dixon Place. (more...)

EPIX Effects the Horror with ┬"All Hallows' Evil┬" Marathon Today
by TV News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

Premium network EPIX gets special with the effects when it presents 'All Hallows' Evil' Halloween marathon, today, October 30-31. (more...)

Saucy 'Stache is a New Food Truck Premiering in Miami This Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

Young culinary school graduate Nichole Mantelle was disheartened with the food industry. Each job she landed in a kitchen had been the same thing, pre-packed entrees being reheated and served. Inspired by the growing street food movement in South Florida, she and her sister Michelle sought to create a menu that would speak to all ages and tastes. (more...)

THE PORNOGRAPHER'S DAUGHTER Comes to Z Below, 1/17-2/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

Artie and Jim Mitchell comprised one of San Francisco's most infamous duos, the Mitchell Brothers, pioneers in the pornography industry. Liberty Bradford Mitchell, daughter of Artie, tells the story of growing up on the fringes of an X-rated world in the World Premiere of THE PORNOGRAPHER'S DAUGHTER, directed by Michael T. Weiss, with musical direction by Kevin Harding, and produced by San Francisco-based producer and designer Jeff Rowlings. (more...)

Comix At Foxwoods Presents Guy Code Star, Dean Edwards, 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

Star of MTV2's hit show, Guy Code, Dean Edwards, will make his inaugural visit to Comix At Foxwoods when he keeps the audience in stitches from Thursday, Dec. 12 to Saturday, Dec. 14. Edwards will take the stage four times, with performances at 8 p.m. nightly before a 10:30 p.m. 'nasty'-themed show on Saturday to round out the weekend in style. (more...)

Tony Winner John Doyle Named Pace Performing Arts' Musical Theater Artist-in-Residence
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

Scottish director John Doyle is Pace Performing Arts Musical Theater Program's second artist-in-residence. The unique Artist in Residence program within the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences is made possible through an anonymous endowed gift. (more...)

Sleeker, Smarter And Faster Than Ever: Pizza Hut Serves Up New Mobile Ordering Website, Smartphone And Tablet Apps
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ By the end of next year, the number of active mobile phones in the world will exceed the world population. Yes, there will be more phones than people on the planet. (more...)

Salaam Releases Album TRAIN TO BASRA AND OTHER STORIES Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

A locomotive whistle sounds out across the desert, long and lonesome, and the engine gathers steam. Men ride on the roof of the carriage, their laughter spilling out into the night. Curled up on the luggage rack, a young boy on his first train trip alone is too excited to sleep, listening to all the voices and watching the faces, the stunning bride returning from a trip to gather her dowry, a striking and friendly family of African-Iraqis. He knows he'll remember every moment of this journey from Baghdad to Basra. He did, and many years and miles away it became the bedtime story he told his daughter, and the inspiration for Salaam's new album, Train to Basra and Other Stories (release: today, October 29, 2013). (more...)

FORGOTTEN WORD by Sam Jane Brown Inspires Exploration into Role of Religion
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

MANCHESTER, England, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Forgotten Word is author Sam Jane Brown's debut book and it's garnering an increasing amount of attention thanks to its thought-provoking nature which is inspiring readers to explore the role of religion in their own lives and society as a whole. (more...)

Jim Leyland to be Honored at DETROIT at Fox Theatre, 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

Recently retired Tigers manager Jim Leyland will be honored on stage as a special guest of "Detroit Legacies In Black and White", hosted by International best-selling author Mitch Albom and civil rights icon Judge Damon J. Keith, at the Fox Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Monday, November 11. (more...)

Todd Londagin Releases New Album LOOK OUT FOR LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

For anyone who loves joyful, unpretentious, but highly creative and spontaneous jazz, Todd Londagin's new album Look Out For Love will be a delightful discovery. The vocalist/trombonist's music is a vivid reflection of his personal roots. Growing up playing music and street busking in an itinerant, alternative-lifestyle family, he lived in buses, cars, homemade boats or tents, traveling throughout the U.S., Mexico, Canada and Europe. Home-schooled and with no formal musical training, Todd honed his skills the old-style way through influences like Nat King Cole, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, early Sinatra and New Orleans traditional jazz, especially Jack Teagarden (one of the few other trombonist/vocalists in jazz) and later, J.J. Johnson. (more...)

Steve Byrne, Eddie Pepitone and More to Headline Comix At Foxwoods, Now thru 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

Comix At Foxwoods has announced its upcoming headliners and more, now through November 10th. Check out the lineup below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Actress/Singer Charlotte Mary Wen Debuts Her Cabaret Show TIME TO TAKE A BREATH
by Don Grigware - Oct 28, 2013

On Sunday, October 27 Charlotte Mary Wen, winner of LA's Next Great Stage Star 2013, made her long awaited cabaret debut at Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal with Time to Take a Breath directed by Peter Welkin and with musical direction by Dr. James Lent. Petite, pretty and ultra confidant, the terrific singer truly soared, leaving past anxieties far behind her. (more...)

Howard McGillin to Lead Irish Rep's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, 12/4-29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

Irish Repertory Theatre will continue its current season with a revival of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, The 1946 Live Radio Play, adapted by Anthony E. Palermo from the screenplay by Francis Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra and Jo Swerling. IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, The 1946 Live Radio Play premiered last year at the Irish Repertory Theatre with a production directed by Charlotte Moore (JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK, DANCING AT LUGHNASA). Once again directed by Ms. Moore, IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, The 1946 Live Radio Play will begin previews on Wednesday, December 4th and will play through Sunday, December 29th in The Irish Repertory Theatre's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). The official press opening is Tuesday, December 10th. (more...)

Judah Friedlander Hosts Nat Geo Halloween Special THE MONSTER PROJECT Tonight
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2013

Halloween. The time of year when children dress up as monsters, goblins and ghouls. But are these creatures more than just overused Halloween costume ideas? (more...)

The Hub to Award 'The Jackie' on 1st ANNUAL HALLOWEEN BASH Tonight
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2013

It's gold, new to the awards club and has a mega-watt smile. It's a Scorpio and is the envy of all the other awards in town. It's 'The Jackie,' the official award of the 'Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash' national costume competition, airing tonight, October 26, 8-10 p.m. ET/5-7 p.m. PT on the HUB Network, a destination for kids and their families. (more...)

Balboa Press Hosts Complimentary Book Signings Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2013

Balboa Press, a division of Hay House, Inc., the leader in self-publishing of personal empowerment books with a positive message, will host a book gallery and book signings at the 'I Can Do It! - New York ' conference this weekend, October 26-27 at The Javits Center, Special Events Hall 1D. (more...)

Performance Network to Present JERRY'S GIRLS, 11/14-1/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

During the holiday season Performance Network Theatre presents a new take on the larger than life Broadway musical "Jerry's Girls", a revue of the work of Jerry Herman who wrote the music for shows such as "Hello, Dolly!", "La Cage Aux Folles", and "Mame". "Jerry's Girls" is directed by Carla Milarch and stars an all female cast including award-winning musical theatre actress, Naz Edwards, from November 14 - January 5, 2014 as well as a special New Year's Eve performance followed by a champagne toast at midnight. Tickets are available now at performancenetwork.org, over the phone at 734-663-0681, or at the theatre at 120 East Huron in Downtown Ann Arbor. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MBS Productions' DANTE: INFERNO is Theatrical HEAVEN!
by Buster Spiller - Oct 25, 2013

Dante is given a tour through the different circles of hell. As he descends further into the underworld it he finds himself slowly descending into madness and that the souls and demons he encounters aren't going to allow him to escape. This ground breaking theatrical production of Dante's Poem is done in modern English making it accessible and understandable to modern audiences. Original premiere in 2008. (more...)

The Vital Record Drops New JUANECO Y SU COMBO Reissue, 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

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Balboa Press Hosts Complimentary Book Signings, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Balboa Press, a division of Hay House, Inc., the leader in self-publishing of personal empowerment books with a positive message, will host a book gallery and book signings at the 'I Can Do It! - New York ' conference October 26-27 at The Javits Center, Special Events Hall 1D. (more...)

Dengue Fever Set to Release New EP 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

DENGUE FEVER (www.denguefevermusic.com), whose exotic blend of Cambodian rock, Afro grooves, surf, and garage psych announced today that they will release their first new music in more than two years on December 3 with the three-song E.P. Girl From The North. (more...)

Paul Szilard Memorial Set for 10/31 at The Joyce
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

There will be a memorial celebration for Paul Szilard (Dancer, Producer, Impresario and a great friend to the arts) on Thursday, October 31st, 2013 at 1:30 pm at The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue at 18th Street, NYC. Participants will be LaRue Allen, Executive Director, Martha Graham Dance Company; Adrienne Dellas, Director of the Universal Ballet's Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington, D.C.; Calvin Hunt, Senior Director, Performance and Production, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater; Judith Jamison, and Artistic Director Emerita, The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. There will be performances by members of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performing 'Song for You' and an excerpt from 'Cry'; students from the senior division of the Kirov Academy of Ballet performing the Adagio and Coda from 'Sleeping Beauty'; and members of the Martha Graham Dance Company performing 'Ritual to the Sun' from Acts of Light. The public is invited. (more...)

Sijara Eubanks, a Team Lloyd Irvin MMA Fighter, Wins Amateur Debut
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Team Lloyd Irvin MMA is quickly building a powerhouse squad. The academy, best known for it's jiu jitsu prowess and popular head coach Lloyd Irvin, is spreading its Wings into the MMA arena. Team Lloyd Irvin MMA has produced top level UFC fighters like Mike Easton and Brandon Vera and affiliate fighters such as UFC bantamweight champion Dominic Cruz, Phil Davis, and Alexander Gustaffson. Head coach Master Lloyd Irvin is now working on producing the next crop of professional MMA fighters out of his Camp Springs, MD headquarters. (more...)

Megan Hilty to Perform at Hollywood's Catalina Bar & Grill, 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Broadway's Megan Hilty, star of NBC's SMASH and SEAN SAVES THE WORLD, will perform an intimate solo-concert at the Catalina Bar & Grill in the heart of Hollywood on Friday, November 22 at 8:00pm. (more...)

LA Weight Loss Celebrates National Pizza Month with Healthy Choices
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

According to recent statistics online, approximately 93 percent of Americans eat pizza regularly (at least one slice per month). For many families, pizza night is a weekly tradition or quick go-to supper on a busy night. Unfortunately, pizza is often regarded as off-limits for those watching their waistlines. In honor of National Pizza Month this October, LA Weight Loss encourages Americans to go ahead and grab a slice - but still achieve quick, effective weight loss. Here's how to indulge and keep weight loss on track with LA Weight Loss. (more...)

Brian d'Arcy James, Malcolm Gets and More to Join Ethan Hawke in LCT's MACBETH; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Lincoln Center Theater, under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Andre Bishop, has announced that Bianca Amato, Shirine Babb, John Patrick Doherty, Austin Durant, Richard Easton, Francesca Faridany, Stephanie Fieger, Malcolm Gets, John Glover, Ben Horner, Ruy Iskandar, Brian d'Arcy James, Byron Jennings, Aaron Krohn, Jeremiah Maestas, Christopher McHale, Jonny Orsini, Sam Poon, Triney Sandoval, Nathan Stark, Daniel Sunjata, Patrick Vaill, Tyler Lansing Weaks and Derek Wilson will join Ethan Hawke and Anne-Marie Duff in its upcoming production of Shakespeare's MACBETH, directed by Jack O'Brien. The production, which will feature a cast of 27, will begin previews today, October 24 and open today, November 21 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Chicago Artists Receive $150,000 from 3Arts Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

3Arts is honored to announce the ten recipients of its 6th annual 3Arts Awards, presented to women artists, artists of color and artists with disabilities working in the performing, teaching and visual arts. The awards will be presented tonight, Monday, Oct. 21, by the 3Arts Board of Directors and Awards Host Committee in a celebratory gathering at the Museum of Contemporary Art. 3Arts has awarded over $1 million in total grants to more than 100 Chicago artists in the past six years. (more...)

3Arts Announces the Recipients of Its 6th Annual 3Arts Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

CHICAGO, IL (October 21, 2013)┬ľ3Arts is honored to announce the ten recipients of its 6th annual 3Arts Awards, presented to women artists, artists of color and artists with disabilities working in the performing, teaching and visual arts. The awards will be presented tonight, Monday, Oct. 21, by the 3Arts Board of Directors and Awards Host Committee in a celebratory gathering at the Museum of Contemporary Art. 3Arts has awarded over $1 million in total grants to more than 100 Chicago artists in the past six years. (more...)

Hotel in Downtown Boston Gets Ready for the Holidays With Offer, Area Activities & More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

It's never too early to start thinking about the holidays, and whether heading out of town or looking for a local escape, the Boston Marriott Copley Place offers a package that's sure to get guests into the holiday spirit. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Elaine Stritch Attends 'SHOOT ME' Screening at Chicago International Film Festival
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2013

Last night, Oct. 20, Broadway vet Elaine Stritch attended the Chicago International Film Festival, taking in a screening of her film Elaine Stritch: SHOOT ME - afterwards, she partook in a Q&A with audience members. Check out Stritch's appearance, courtesy of Chicago Tribune's Theater Loop, below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Elaine Stritch Attends 'SHOOT ME' Screening at Chicago International Film Festival
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2013

Last night, Oct. 20, Broadway vet Elaine Stritch attended the Chicago International Film Festival, taking in a screening of her film Elaine Stritch: SHOOT ME - afterwards, she partook in a Q&A with audience members. Check out Stritch's appearance, courtesy of Chicago Tribune's Theater Loop, below! (more...)

Joe Satriani Welcomes Living Colour for West Coast Leg of U.S. Tour, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

Joe Satriani has just confirmed the dynamic ground breaking hard rock outfit LIVING COLOUR to the bill supporting the West Coast leg of his upcoming U.S. tour. Living Colour will join the world renowned guitarist when he hits Seattle, WA on October 22nd and will continue through Salem and Paso Robles before winding up on October 26th in SATRIANI's home base, in the Bay Area, with a show at the Fox Theater in Oakland. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 10/20/2013
by BWW - Oct 20, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2013 for Philadelphia (more...)

Scott Anthony Joins Media Music Theatre Company for JOSEPH AND THE TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2013

The Media Music Theatre Company, the professional music theatre organization housed at The Media Theatre, has a new man in charge of its orchestra for the upcoming musical "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat". Scott Anthony, who began his piano studies at the tender age of four, will become the theatre's Music Director. (more...)

LITTLE MIX to Release New Album SALUTE, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2013

Earlier this year Little Mix entered the Billboard 200 album chart at No. 4 with their debut album DNA, making history as the first ever British girl group to debut in the top 5 with their first album. (more...)

Photo Flash: Dolly Parton Makes Hologram Appearance in Dollywood's A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2013

Guests love the four million dazzling lights, award-winning entertainment and delicious food for which Dollywood's Smoky Mountain Christmas presented by Humana is known. However, it may be one of Dollywood's newest 'performers' which leaves them buzzing when the annual festival opens Saturday, Nov. 9. (more...)

'Wings for Life World Run' Offers Largest Running Event Ever Staged, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2013

California, Colorado, Florida and New Jersey will join more than 30 countries in the largest simultaneous running event ever staged as part of the 'Wings for Life World Run' to find a cure for spinal cord injury. (more...)

Lyric Opera of Chicago to Open New Production of LA TRAVIATA, 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

What's it like to be the most beautiful, most desired young woman who throws the wildest parties in all of Paris - and to be losing your life just as true love finally finds you? Welcome to the glittering, dark, hope-filled, doomed world of the Parisian demimonde, where the romantic tragedy of Verdi's La Traviata takes place. (more...)

Hunter Hotel Advisors Announces Sale of Landmark Hotel in Tallahassee, FL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

Hunter Hotel Advisors announced that they exclusively represented Hunter and Harp Holdings in the $23 million sale of the luxury-boutique 117-room Hotel Duval in Tallahassee, FL. Constructed in 1951, the hotel recently joined the Marriott's Autograph Collection brand family. (more...)

Little Caesars' Pizza Treats Veterans and Active Military to Free Crazy Bread' on Veterans Day
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

As part of a long-standing tradition of giving back and saying "thanks" to all U.S. military men and women, Little Caesars Pizza is offering all United States armed forces veterans and active military members a free order of Crazy Bread with proof of military status at participating stores nationwide this Veterans Day. (more...)

LUCKY ME Staged Reading with Sachi Parker Set for National Arts Club, 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

Sachi Parker will perform this two-act one-woman play, written by herself and playwright Frederick Stroppel, at an invitation-only reading at the National Arts Club on Monday November 18th. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 11/03/2013
by BWW - Nov 3, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/03/2013 for Philadelphia (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 11/03/2013
by BWW - Nov 3, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/03/2013 for New Jersey (more...)

BWW Blog: Eric Ulloa of Goodspeed's THE MOST HAPPY FELLA - I Can Cook Too
by Guest Blogger: Eric Ulloa - Nov 1, 2013

Like a page straight out of a comic opera, 'The Most Happy Fella' utilizes a trio of comic relief to introduce us to the world of Tony's Vineyard and just how damn Italian it all is. This relief comes in the form of three chefs that work for Tony and when not cooking, they belt out their powerhouse voices (you have NO idea what you're in store for until you hear them!) that bring down the house eight shows a week. This week I give you the actors that bring Pasquale, Guiseppe and Ciccio to life - Martin Sola, Greg Roderick and Daniel Berryman. I hope you enjoy getting to know this tasty trio! (I promise that sounded a lot less creepy in my head) (more...)

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