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New Marketing Campaign Launches To Promote 'Awakening'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

'awakening: exploring the flow of infinite possibilities' (published by Balboa Press) is a collection of inspirational messages and photography intended to send the reader on a journey that helps them recognize and connect with the beauty, harmony and wisdom in nature that will 'lead to one's personal awakening (into awareness).' Author Steven Kraghmann is embarking on a marketing campaign to expand the book's reach. (more...)

Eva Green in Talks to Star in Tim Burton's Live-Action DUMBO for Disney
by Movies News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

As previously reported, Tim Burton will direct a live-action adaptation of the 1941 animated classic DUMBO for Walt Disney Studios. According to Deadline, actress Eva Green is currently in talks to take on one of the three main adult roles in the film. (more...)

BWW News: 6th Annual BRIEFS: A Festival of Short LGBTQ Plays This Weekend at the .Zack
by Chris Gibson - Mar 8, 2017

With funding for the arts under attack and more anti-LGBTQ legislation in the Wings under the new administration, the sixth annual Briefs: A Festival of Short LGBTQ Plays is needed now more than ever. Pearl Vodka in conjunction with That Uppity Theatre Company and Vital VOICE Magazine will present the sixth annual Briefs: A Festival of Short LGBTQ Plays. Briefs is a unique venture in St. Louis that brings together numerous directors and theatrical artists to showcase the work of eight different playwrights all under one roof. Briefs presents theatrical work that address the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer or questioning people. The festival is targeted to a diverse and mature audience that appreciates good theatre in unique settings. (more...)

Grammy Award Winning Band America to Tour Australia
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Grammy Award winning band, America, famous for their harmonies and unique sound, has today announced they are returning to Australia in July for shows in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney, Wollongong and Canberra, as well as two shows in Queensland. (more...)

Emily King, Black Lillies, Hal Ketchum and More Come to City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Grammy®-nominated singer/songwriter Emily King, roots-rockers The Black Lillies, country star Hal Ketchum and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, March 9 at noon at (more...)

BWW Review: TUMULTY'S PUB in New Brunswick NJ for a Great Dining Experience
by Patrick Kennedy - Mar 7, 2017

Tumulty's Pub is the essence of what a great pub should be. It's a spot where you can enjoy fine food and a great beverage program in a casual, attractive atmosphere. (more...)

Treat Williams and Stephen Adly Guirgis Join Tim and Tyne Daly for Dorset Theatre Festival's 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival is proud to announce its 40th Anniversary Season, featuring the World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's Downstairs (June 22 - July 8), directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt; the Regional Premiere of Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery by Ken Ludwig (July 13 - 29), directed by Jen Wineman; the Regional Premiere of The Legend of Georgia McBride by Matthew Lopez (August 3 - 19), directed by Stephen Brackett; and the Regional Revival of David Mamet's American Buffalo (August 24 - September 2), directed by John Gould Rubin. (more...)

New Children's Book RUNAWAY BIRD is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Brian's First Publishing is proud to announce the release of a new children's story by acclaimed entrepreneur and storyteller Gregy Alexander. The release of this book has been eagerly anticipated, and it hits the shelves today. 'Runaway bird' is a tale for children everywhere who love to read and let their imaginations roam. (more...)

Lupe Anguiano Biography, 'Uncompromised', is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., March 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Uncompromised: The Lupe Anguiano Story is now available on One of America's unsung heroes, Lupe spent her life serving others and following her strong Catholic faith. She spent her childhood picking fruit with her family and, after graduating high school, decided to become a missionary nun. She found herself at odds with the church because she took a literal interpretation of Vatican II, which Pope John XXIII introduced in 1962. 'This Pope was really strong, and in examining the social teachings of the church, made statements that challenged nuns and priests to minister to the people, not asking them to leave religious life, but to get out of their comfort zones and go out and minister to people like Christ did. He told us not to be afraid to be witnesses to what's right and what's wrong. This was a major change for the Roman Catholic Church. Well, that just gave me Wings!' said Lupe. As a habit-wearing nun, Lupe picketed in front of the Cardinal of Los Angeles in 1963 to protest the church's tolerance of the racially discriminatory practice of 'Redlining.' After 15 years, Lupe left the Order to better serve the people. She helped the poor in East LA and developed a teen program for gang members that turned lives around and produced a number of Latino leaders of California. She helped Cesar Chavez with the Great Grape Boycott and so much more. (more...)

Red Wings Host Rangers Sunday Night at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN
by TV News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

NBC Sports presents the NHL's “Best of the West” in its NHL Game of the Week showdown on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC, when Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks host Ryan Suter and the Minnesota Wild. Coverage begins at noon ET on NBC with NHL Live. (more...)

Reboot Theatre Company Casts Diverse PRIVATE LIVES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Reboot Theatre Company aims to charm and beguile Seattle audiences this spring with a new imagining of Noel Coward's highly acclaimed comedic masterpiece PRIVATE LIVES. (more...)

BWW Interview: OC's Segerstrom Center Welcomes Charles Busch in THE LADY AT THE MIC
by Michael L. Quintos - Mar 6, 2017

Making his Segerstrom Center for the Arts debut, Tony Award® nominee Charles Busch is bringing his unique and critically-acclaimed talents to the Samueli Theater March 9-11, 2017 as part of Segerstrom Center's Cabaret Series. Entitled THE LADY AT THE MIC, Busch will enchant audiences in this intimate evening of songs and stories which he originally created for Lincoln Center's American Songbook series. Busch will be accompanied by longtime musical director Tom Judson where the artists will be paying tribute to extraordinary and much-missed women. Before Busch sashays into Costa Mesa, he agreed to answer a few questions from BroadwayWorld's Michael L. Quintos about the upcoming OC cabaret concert. (more...)

SRO Theatre Company to Produce Documentary to Chronicle Life of Johnnie Schmidt
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2017

SRO Theatre Company is proud to announce its plans to produce a documentary film on John Schmidt, a 95-year-old former member of the company whose life experiences include performing on Broadway, pole vaulting at OSU, WWII, frequent appearances on WOSU radio and television, being inducted into the OSU Sports Hall of Fame, and managing his Schmidt family tree farm in Bainbridge, Ohio. SRO is using the crowd-funding platform GoFundMe to finance My Name is Johnnie Schmidt, the working title of the project, which will include a wealth of information on John's life based on interviews with the still-vibrant senior and Upper Arlington native, as well as rarely-seen footage and photos of his notable life and career. Our goal is to premiere the finished work in the fall. (more...)

BWW Review: Resplendent LION KING Reigns Supreme at Providence Performing Arts Center
by Veronica Bruscini - Mar 4, 2017

The touring production of THE LION KING now playing at the Providence Performing Arts Center is absolutely exceptional. One would be hard-pressed to find a finer or stronger assembly of actors, singers, and dancers than this remarkable company. (more...)

Raleigh Little Theatre presents WHEN SHE HAD WINGS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Raleigh Little Theatre presents the area premiere of Susan Zeder's When She Had Wings, which opens on March 17 in the Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre. (more...)

Boston Ballet Presents KYLIAN/WINGS OF WAX, 3/23-4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Boston Ballet's spring season continues with Kylian/Wings of Wax, a trio of ballets by three choreographic masters. (more...)

by Jan Nargi - Mar 2, 2017

The Costa Verde Hotel on the cliffs high above Acapulco might as well be the end of the world for the tourists and American ex-patriots who converge there in Tennessee Williams' haunting and haunted THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA currently receiving a star-studded revival at the A.R.T. in Cambridge, Mass. (more...)

The London Premiere of 2Faced Dance's RUN Present Three Works by Female Choreographers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

???????Direct from performances in India and sold out performances across the UK, the award-winning 2Faced Dance Company, known for its physically adventurous work, and headed by artistic director and choreographer Tamsin Fitzgerald, presents the LONDON PREMIERE performances of RUN, a triple bill of dance by three female choreographers, at The Place in central London on 4 & 5 April 2017. (more...)

Roundhouse Announces Politically-Charged The Last Word Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The birth-place of Punk in London and a home of radical theatre, the Roundhouse is now using spoken word and gig theatre to tackle political issues from the importance of clubbing to the capital's culture, issues of immigration, mental health and post-truth politics. (more...)

FITBOX Launches 'Workout Buddy' Feature to Mobile App
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

FITBOX, a monthly active wear membership box service, announced the launch of their new Workout Buddy feature in its mobile app, FITBOX Plus. Starting today, FITBOX users can find fitness classes and connect with new workout friends in their area using a geo-tagging feature. Rolling out the Workout Buddy feature in New York City to begin, FITBOX has partnered with two popular fitness studios, Mile High Run Club, and Banana Skirt Productions. (more...)

PodcastOne Chairman Norman Pattiz Announces Launch of WWE Star Scott Levy's Raven Effect On The Network
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017


BWW Interview: Betty Buckley Chats About Her New Album, SPLIT, and Returning To Broadway
by Leigh Scheps - Mar 1, 2017

It's been nothing but 'memories' for Betty Buckley this theater season. She won a Tony Award for her portrayal of Grizabella, the glamour cat, in Cats when it opened in 1982 and replaced Glenn Close as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard. Both shows are in revival runs right now on Broadway. (more...)

Roanoke Children's Theatre to Celebrate 10th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

2017-2018 will be a celebratory season for Roanoke Children's Theatre as the company celebrates their 10th Anniversary. For the past decade, RCT has been the valley's only professional theatre designed specifically for children, schools and families. (more...)

San Antonio Conservation Society Announces 2017 Publication Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The American Venice. Courthouse Architecture. Cattle Ranching Empire. Civil War Diary. Julian Onderdonk's Lost Years. Texas Politics in Pictures. WWII Internment Camp. Texas Trail Drives. The Cotton Revolution. Independent Booksellers. Where Texas Meets the Sea. (more...)

Micky Dolenz, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Micky Dolenz, vocalist/drummer from The Monkees, the fifth annual interactive Downtown Freedom Seder, Chicago's own Hypnotic Brass Ensemble and more. (more...)

Faststream Technologies to Spread its Wings on IoT and EV Charging Solutions
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017


Kneehigh's 946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS to Make New York Debut at St. Ann's Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse will welcome back Kneehigh, Cornwall's beloved theatrical alchemists, and their former Co-Artistic Director Emma Rice - now the Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe - for the New York Premiere of the acclaimed production 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips. (more...)

Kneehigh To Stage New Version Of Gunter Grass' THE TIN DRUM In Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Kneehigh's Artistic Director and Founder Mike Shepherd announces an exceptional season of revivals and world premieres for 2017.  In keeping with the company's indefatigable spirit, the season will be a heady and eclectic mix of vibrant and subversive visions, asking vital questions about who we are and how we live today.   (more...)

BWW Review: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Offers a Winning Jerome Robbins Triple Bill
by Sondra Forsyth - Feb 27, 2017

On the evening of Saturday, February 25th 2017 at the Koch Theater, a triple bill showed off the versatility and genius of Jerome Robbins, who with George Balanchine was a Founding Choreographer of NYCB. (more...)

Scoop: DR. KEN on ABC - Friday, March 17, 2017
by TV Scoop - Feb 27, 2017

Get all the scoop on DR. KEN, airing on ABC on Friday, March 17, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: DR. KEN on CBS - Friday, March 17, 2017
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Get all the scoop on DR. KEN, airing on CBS on Friday, March 17, 2017! (more...)

Cuba's Flagship Contemporary Dance Company Comes to The Marlowe Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

For more than five decades, since the company was founded by Ramiro Guerra in 1959, Danza Contemporanea de Cuba's (DCC) hybrid and hothouse dance blend of African-Caribbean rhythms, jazzy American modernism and influences from classical European ballet has been evoking the sensual heart of the Cuban spirit through vigorous and highly physical contemporary dance. (more...)

by Cary Ginell - Feb 24, 2017

It's been 80 years since Bessie Smith, the celebrated Empress of the Blues, died a lonely death, after an auto accident on a desolate Mississippi road. Contrary to legend, Smith did not bleed to death after being refused admission to a white Southern hospital. That story was related to Down Beat magazine by Columbia Records impresario John Hammond, who later apologized, saying that it was all based on hearsay. But her injuries were severe enough so that when she was taken to the nearest hospital (which happened to be one that accepted blacks), that she was beyond saving, and died at the young age of 43. (more...)

How is Helping Manufacturer and Supplier SMEs Access Markets Outside Their Borders
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017


ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME, Starring Wade McCollum, Headed Off-Broadway This May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Producer Q Theatricals announced today that after critically acclaimed and award winning productions in Seattle, New Jersey and Boston the new musical, ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME, will begin performances on Friday, April 14, 2017 and officially open on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Off-Broadway's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). This strictly limited engagement will play through Sunday, June 11th only. (more...)

University of Washington Musical Theater Program presents PIPPIN for Third Annual Production
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The University of Washington College of Arts and Sciences presents the third annual production of the UW Musical Theater Program, Pippin. The production runs March 10th through March 19th at the Floyd and Delores Jones Playhouse at NE 41st Street and University Way NE.  (more...)

Why We Call Legacy of Discord - Furious Wings the Ultimate ARPG
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017


Gucci Mane Announces Performance at the Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Atlanta-based rapper Gucci Mane will perform at the Fox Theatre during his 'Trap God Tour' on Friday, April 14 at 8 p.m.; locally presented by FM98 WJLB. (more...)

Daly Siblings to Make First Stage Appearance in DOWNSTAIRS at Dorset Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival opens its 40th Anniversary Season with the World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's Downstairs, starring brother and sister Tim Daly and Tyne Daly, who will be appearing together for the first time on the stage.  (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 2/14/2017 - 2/21/2017
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Hottest Articles on 2/14/2017 - 2/21/2017. (more...)

BWW Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Gainesville Theatre Alliance
by Gracie McBride - Feb 21, 2017

Gainesville Theatre Alliance brings the Shakespeare classic, Much Ado About Nothing, to life just in the way it should be presented; with elegance, chaos, beauty, hilarity, and most of all, truth. (more...)

Brits Off Broadway Invites The Original Theatre Company for a Month-long Residency
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The Original Theatre Company is delighted to announce that, following a hugely successful second National tour, its production of Torben Betts's critically acclaimed INVINCIBLE will perform at the 13th annual Brits Off Broadway festival in New York City from 1 June - 2 July. (more...)

Pizza Hut' Offers An Award-Worthy Mealtime Deal With 50 Percent Off Online Pizza Orders
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Starting today, Pizza Hut, the pizza restaurant that serves and delivers more pizzas than any other pizza company in the world, is rolling out the red carpet for an award-worthy pizza event: 50 percent off all menu-priced pizza orders placed online through Feb. 27, including a stellar cast of Supreme, Meat Lover's, Pepperoni pizzas and more. (more...)

Dave Strader Returns to NHL ON NBC Broadcast Booth
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Veteran NHL commentator and long-time NHL on NBC play-by-play voice Dave Strader will call NBC Sports' NHL Game of the Week, featuring the Dallas Stars and Boston Bruins from American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, next Sunday, February 26, at 12:30 p.m. ET, on NBC. (more...)

InComm Named Vendor of the Year by 7-Eleven
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017


The Merrywell Is Bringing A Little Taste Of Tennessee To Perth
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

While Aussies are well renowned for their love of beer - in Perth we love our Jack Daniel's too! Lynchburg, Tennessee - the home of Jack Daniel's might seem a bit too far to travel and experience the authentic whiskey tasting experience, which is why Jack Daniel's is bringing a taste of the Deep South to Perth with the Jack Daniel's Barrel House at The Merrywell from 23 February - 9 April. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 17th, 2017 - COME FROM AWAY, CRAZY FOR YOU and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 17, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: COME FROM AWAY and CRAZY FOR YOU open on Sunday! (more...)

Robert Schenkkan's BUILDING THE WALL Will Premiere at Fountain Theatre, Roll Across U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

A new play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle, All the Way, Hacksaw Ridge), written in direct response to the immigration policies of the Trump administration, reveals how those policies might lead to a terrifying, seemingly inconceivable, yet inevitable conclusion. Building the Wall opens at the Fountain Theatre on March 18, the first in a series of productions set to take place at theaters across the U.S. as part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere. (more...)

Know Theatre Welcomes You Into the Labyrinth with HEAVIER THAN...
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Know Theatre's 19th Season continues with a strange account of the minotaur in the Labyrinth: (more...)

Pearl Vodka Present the Sixth Annual BRIEFS: A Festival of Short LGBTQ Plays
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

With funding for the arts under attack and more anti-LGBTQ legislation in the Wings under the new administration, the sixth annual Briefs: A Festival of Short LGBTQ Plays is needed now more than ever. Pearl Vodka in conjunction with That Uppity Theatre Company and Vital VOICE Magazine will present the sixth annual Briefs: A Festival of Short LGBTQ Plays. Briefs is a unique venture in St. Louis that brings together numerous directors and theatrical artists to showcase the work of eight different playwrights all under one roof. Briefs presents theatrical work that address the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer or questioning people. The festival is targeted to a diverse and mature audience that appreciates good theatre in unique settings. (more...)

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