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Photo Flash: Hudson Theatre Guild Presents GOING… GOING… GONE! by Ken Levine
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Our universal need to be remembered is the underlying theme of a behind-the-scenes baseball comedy by Ken Levine, an Emmy Award-winning writer (Cheers, M*A*S*H, The Simpsons), acclaimed sportscaster and former host of Dodger Talk. Andrew Barnicle directs the world premiere of Going... Going... GONE! for an Oct. 1 opening at the Hudson Guild Theatre in Hollywood. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Metropolitan Playhouse Opens 25th Season with END OF SUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Obie Award winning Metropolitan Playhouse revives END OF SUMMER, S.N. Behrman's 1936 comedy of opportunists in an age of unequal incomes, to be directed by prolific author/director Alexander Harrington, at the Playhouse (220 E 4th Street, New York City), running October 7 - November 6, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Pop-Tarts' Toast Slurpee' Drink's 50 Years of Frozen Fun
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Customers visiting 7-Eleven stores between now and Nov. 11 will experience a never-before-seen promotion! 7-Eleven stores' iconic Slurpee drink is celebrating 50 years of frozen goodness with a Fiftee Partee, and Kellogg's Pop-Tarts is throwing a "Crazy Good" party with the first-ever Slurpee birthday Pop-Tarts. (more...)

American Composers Orchestra to Open Season with Contempo-Scary Music at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

American Composers Orchestra's (ACO), under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and Music Director George Manahan, opens its 40th Anniversary Season on Friday, October 28, 2016 at 7:30pm with Orchestra Underground: Contempo-Scary Music at Carnegie Hall's subterranean Zankel Hall. (more...)

Pizza Hut' Celebrates National Pizza Month With $6.99 Any Deal
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

October 1 marks the beginning of National Pizza Month and, as the pizza restaurant which serves and delivers more pizzas than any other pizza restaurant in the world,Pizza Hut, a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM),is bringing pizza lovers a deal to help themcelebrate all month long. (more...)

BWW Review: Houston Ballet Showcases Sumptuous MADAME BUTTERFLY and Spare SON OF CHAMBER SYMPHONY
by Guest Blogger: Gary Laird - Sep 29, 2016

The current offering from the Houston Ballet, MADAME BUTTERFLY with SON OF CHAMBER SYMPHONY, is a study of contrasts - economy and luxury. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre Gets WORKING, November 1-20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Bristol Riverside Theatre presents WORKING based on Studs Terkel's best-selling book and featuring songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton), Stephen Schwartz (Pippin, Wicked), and James Taylor running November 1-20.  Directed by Keith Baker, the ensemble cast features Demetria Joyce Bailey, Philip Chaffin, Laura Giknis, Tamar Greene, Jenny Lee Stern, and Kevin Toniazzo-Naughton. (more...)

Food Network to Premiere New Series AYESHA'S HOMEMADE, 10/22
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Ayesha Curry brings family and friends together to celebrate as she cooks up her favorite recipes, in new series AYESHA'S HOMEMADE, premiering Saturday, October 22nd at 12pm ET/PT on Food Network. (more...)

Stephen Schwartz, Joe Mantello and WICKED Cast Talk London 10th Anniversary, Movie & More
by Marianka Swain - Sep 28, 2016

Wicked held a special gala performance last night at the Apollo Victoria Theatre to mark 10 years in the West End - a milestone guaranteed to make many in the industry green with envy. Current stars Rachel Tucker, Suzie Mathers, Anita Dobson, Oliver Savile and Mark Curry performed for an audience packed with past Elphabas and Glindas, as well as the original creative team, including composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz (more...)

Michael Slome, MD Shares 'Conversion: A Spiritual Novel About The Sacred & The Profane'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

'Conversion: A Spiritual Novel About The Sacred & The Profane': a chilling and captivating tale of spiritual emergence from a dark shadow. 'Conversion: A Spiritual Novel About The Sacred & The Profane' is the creation of published author, Michael Slome, MD. In 1968, while in college, Mike Slome left his Christian faith to become an agnostic. In 1974, he entered his psychiatric residency, after completing medical school in upstate New York. In 1992, he returned to his Christian roots. Emily, a holy and devout Christian, who was one of Dr. Slome's patients, had a profound religious impact on him. Emily struggled with severe emotional instability, secondary to a traumatic brain injury. She never lost her faith or her daily focus on Jesus. Since that time, Dr. Slome has tried his best to live a Christ-centered life. Being human, he has at times slipped back into a self-centered life, where pride, jealousy, and selfishness resurfaced. He remains ever hopeful that no matter what happens in his life, he will pursue his goal to live a Christ-centered life. (more...)

Suzi Quatro Leather Forever Encore Tour to Launch February 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

With a career now spanning over 50 years of performing, it's "one more time for Suzi" as she returns in February 2017 for a national tour starting on the Gold Coast on February 3 and finishing in Darwin on March 4. Tickets go on sale early October. (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel & VP Candidate Tim Kaine Face Off in Harmonica Battle
by TV News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

On last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, host Jimmy Kimmel issued a challenge to Hillary Clinton's running mate, Senator Tim Kaine to go one on one and discuss the issues. He accepted, but on one condition - they had to find a neutral site - Buffalo Wild Wings. (more...)

Geva Announces the Line-Up for the Festival of New Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

???????Geva Theatre Center unveils its line-up for the Festival of New Theatre 2016 to be held in the Fielding Stage from October 12 - October 23. FONT 2016 is a vibrant and innovative mix of new works by some of the most exciting playwrights from across the country and around the corner and is part of Geva's ongoing commitment to developing and producing new work for the American theatre.  (more...)

2016 WNBA Semifinals Tip Off with Doubleheader on ESPN2, Today
by TV News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Four teams remain as the 2016 WNBA Playoffs semifinals tip off today, Sept. 28, with a doubleheader on ESPN2 beginning at 8 p.m. as the eighth-seeded Phoenix Mercury visit the top-seeded Minnesota Lynx in the best-of-five series. (more...)

BWW Review: HOLLYWOOD REVISITED at Oxnard Civic Auditorium
by Cary Ginell - Sep 26, 2016

You've seen them. Gaudy costumes worn by Hollywood and Broadway stars, preserved and on display in museums and galleries. It's a great way to witness first-hand the trappings of the pretend, magical worlds brought to us on celluloid, television, and the live stage. But when you see those famous outfits, hanging stiffly on mannequins, you get the sense something is missing. It's as if they were embalmed mummies from ancient Egypt, beautiful but lifeless. That's what makes a show like Hollywood Revisited, which played Sunday afternoon at the Oxnard Civic Auditorium, so valuable and different as a unique piece of show business entertainment. (more...)

Nanotech Grants Options
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016


L. Sheldon Oldford Releases 'Omittamus Descendam: The Biblical First Contact'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

L. Sheldon Oldford, author of the new book 'Omittamus Descendam: The Biblical First Contact', was born and raised in Newfoundland, Canada, and became a US citizen in October 2002. He currently has over sixteen years in law enforcement as a corrections officer, police officer and as a detective. L. Sheldon Oldford first began a career as an evangelical preacher during his young adult life and attended a Bible college in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He has been both a youth and an evangelistic pastor. He later became intrigued by the ancient astronaut theory, which caused him to examine the Bible with a more realistic and investigative view. His interest in this theory brought him to question the very character of the biblical God as it relates to today's science and technology. Currently, L. Sheldon Oldford still works as a police officer and resides in Southern Arizona with his wife, Angie, of twenty-one years. They have five children. (more...)

Staged Reading This Week for New Dan Fogelberg Musical PART OF THE PLAN
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 21, 2016

Tony Award-nominated director Lynne Taylor-Corbett (Swing!) helms Part of the Plan, an original musical featuring the songs of the late, celebrated singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg, currently in development at Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center which this week will receive a 29-hour Equity staged reading with three invitation-only presentations September 22-24. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 9/21/2016 - Hasan Minhaj, Edward Albee and More!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 21, 2016

Today's big news: THE DAILY SHOW's Hasan Minhaj launches a new series on Muslim identity at Joe's Pub, and theaters across Broadway and Off-Broadway dim their lights tonight in honor of Edward Albee! (more...)

BWW Dance Review: Pushing the Envelope Forward with NEW CHAMBER BALLET
by Caryn Cooper - Sep 21, 2016

On September 16, 2016, Artistic Director, Miro Magloire, and company New Chamber Ballet, kicked off its' 2016-17 season with an exciting mix of old and new works at the City Center Studios. With this not being my first time seeing the troupe perform, I was curious what to expect since I saw them last year. But I must say, I was not disappointed before, and I was not disappointed this time either! (more...)

Theatre Uncut Announces Rights-free Release of Plays on Refugee Crisis
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Since 2011, each year Theatre Uncut has released a set of short plays that can be downloaded and performed rights free by anyone, anywhere for a month, creating a mass participation international political theatre event. This Autumn, Theatre Uncut will release a set of works by writers from the UK, Turkey and Denmark that respond to the refugee crisis. The six short plays offer a thought provoking and often moving analysis of Europe's response to the events that have seen many thousands of people risk everything in the attempt to escape war, terrorism and poverty the Middle East and Northern Africa.  (more...)

Verb Ballets 2016-17 Season Kicks Off 30th Anniversary Company Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Verb Ballets, under the direction of Dr. Margaret Carlson, Producing Artistic Director, and Richard Dickinson, MFA, Associate Director, presents dynamic programming for the 2016-17 season through bold artistry, unique style, and technical excellence. Verb Ballets begins its 30th Anniversary Celebration in 2017. The company has an exciting line-up of main-stage performances throughout Northeast Ohio and continues the Ballet Up-Close in-studio series to engage audiences in the creative process. (more...)

Idina Menzel Originally Turned Down BEACHES Remake: 'I Didn't Want to Set Myself Up for Failure'
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

This week, the Tony winner spoke with Attitude and explained why she originally felt that taking on the project could amount to 'career suicide.' (more...)

BWW Interview: David Lee Sets His Sights on His DEAR WORLD With Tyne, Jerry & Broadway
by Gil Kaan - Sep 19, 2016

Director David Lee's latest directorial project DEAR WORLD stars Tyne Daly in a one-night-only concert performance at the Valley Performing Arts Center on September 30, 2016. The multi-lauded director/writer/producer of such television hits as Cheers, Fraiser and Wings continues his childhood passion in theatre. (more...)

CBS Radio Announces Four-Day Detroit BMI Singer Songwriter Series, Oct. 19-22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

CBS Radio has announced a four-day Detroit BMI Singer Songwriter Series that will span across several city venues Wednesday, October 19 through Saturday, October 22. The series, sponsored by Olympia Entertainment, Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau, Detroit Institute of Music Education, HD Radio and BMI, will feature intimate acoustic performances by artists who penned some of music's favorite songs to include Hunter Hayes, LoCash, Brett Young, Uncle Kracker, Jacob Whitesides, Tinashe and more. The festivities will culminate with a main event at the Fox Theatre on Saturday, October 22, paying tribute to Motown's first artist to record a hit for the record company and storied songwriter, Barrett Strong. (more...)

Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance Welcomes Rationaltheatre from Munich, Germany
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The Rationaltheater from Munich, Germany will be touring its production of Lost Wings by Roy Prinzessin to the Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance's Studio Theatre at Wayne State University.  The production is part of an annual artistic exchange between Munich, Germany and Detroit, Michigan. (more...)

Fall Flavors Spice Up New Limited Time Menu At Johnny Rockets
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Good-bye summer, hello fall. As the temperatures begin to cool, fall flavors are heating up Johnny Rockets' new limited time menu at its restaurants around the country starting today. (more...)

This Is Not A Drill: Pizza Hut' Unleashes Latest Cheesy Goodness In All New Grilled Cheese Stuffed Crust Pizza
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Grilled Cheese. Good. Original Stuffed Crust Pizza. Good. Grilled Cheese Stuffed Crust Pizza? REAL GOOD. (more...)

NBC Universo to Premiere New Celeb-Reality Series THE RIVERAS, 10/16
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

NBC UNIVERSO, the modern entertainment and sports cable channel for Latinos announced the premiere of THE RIVERAS, its new celeb-reality series that follows the children of late Mexican- American music icon and reality star, Jenni Rivera (more...)

BWW Review: 6th Annual Ten-Tucky Festival of Shorts
by Keith Waits - Sep 19, 2016

Ten-minute play festivals are often populated by material that cannot be strictly classified as plays. But the academic distinction between sketch and fully formed play may reasonably give way to a simpler, more binary metric: it either works or it doesn't. Some of the finest writing in this sixth year of shorts produced by The Bard's Town feels as if they are either lifted from a longer piece or are the seeds of a larger story. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 9/19/2016 - Celebrity Game Night and More!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 19, 2016

Today's big news: Laura Benanti, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Andrew Rannells and more gather for Honest Accomplice Theatre's celebrity game night benefit! (more...)

GoPro Takes Wings With Karma Drone; More Info at B&H Photo
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016


BWW Interview: Ophelia Lovibond On THE LIBERTINE
by Marianka Swain - Oct 7, 2016

Actress Ophelia Lovibond has done a range of screen roles, from beleaguered Izzy in W1A to Elementary, Guardians of the Galaxy and new Sky 1 series Hooten & The Lady. Now, she's making her West End debut, playing 17th-century actress Elizabeth Barry in The Libertine opposite Dominic Cooper as the infamous Earl of Rochester. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

'Inflight Inspirations': a collection of motivating and uplifting messages to encourage the reader to rise above fear and pain to a life of spiritual enlightenment and peace. 'Inflight Inspirations' is the creation of published author, Stacey M. Lawson, an author, mother, sister, wife, mentor, coach, friend, executive, and most importantly, above all else, child of God. She has a gift of listening to her experiences and being still to hear God speak both to and through her. She is passionate about pouring into others and has clarity in knowing that her life purpose is to help others in their Inflight. She lives the spirit of paying it forward and possesses a servant spirit of lifting others to their next level. Possessing the ability to make extraordinary connections through ordinary experiences, she will inspire you to fly to new heights and help you navigate to your connecting flight. Stacey is nothing short of Inflight! (more...)

Raleigh Little Theatre Presents A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS and JINGLE BELL JUKEBOX, 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Raleigh Little Theatre kicks off its Family Series (formerly the Youth Series) with two Christmas plays presented together. The production opens on Friday, October 28 and runs through Sunday, November 13. (more...)

Get Creative This Columbus Day Weekend with Free ArtWeek Events
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

ArtWeek, an award-winning creative festival, kicked off its fall lineup on September 30 with more than 180 creative events happening now through October 9, including many free and affordable events over Columbus Day weekend. ArtWeek events can be found in more than 50 neighborhoods and towns across Eastern Massachusetts. (more...)

Scoop: THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC! on CBS - Saturday, October 22, 2016
by TV Scoop - Oct 6, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC!, airing on CBS on Saturday, October 22, 2016! (more...)

Little Angel Theatre to Stage A VERY OLD MAN WITH ENORMOUS WINGS This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

When a strange looking old man falls from the sky and into a quaint fishing village the surprised locals don't know quite what to make of him at all. Add to their surprise a sickly boy being miraculously restored to health and an irresolvable infestation of crabs being suddenly resolved, and we have the beginnings of a very marvellous story. (more...)

THIRTEEN's Nature Launches Season 35 with 'Super Hummingbirds,' Narrated by Patricia Clarkson
by TV News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

For the first time, viewers will see the birds mate, lay eggs, fight, and raise families in intimate detail. Super Hummingbirds airsWednesday, October 12, 2016 at 8 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings). (more...)

Photo Flash: Porchlight Revisits THE RINK Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Porchlight Music Theatre (PMT) and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the initial production in the fourth season of Chicago's "lost" musicals in staged concert series, Porchlight Revisits The Rink, starring Hollis Resnik and Christine Mild, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and book by Terrence McNally, with direction and choreography by PMT Artistic Associate Christopher Pazdernik and musical direction by Ryan Brewster. (more...)

Announcing the 2016 Book Excellence Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Literary Excellence Incorporated introduces the Book Excellence Awards, an international book awards competition dedicated to providing authors from all genres and backgrounds the opportunity to showcase their work on a global platform. The Book Excellence Awards had a very successful inaugural year with hundreds of entrants from around the world. The award-winning titles were chosen based on their design and layout, writing quality and overall market appeal with respect to the category the book was entered in. The following is a list of the 2016 award-winners that have been listed with their respective category, book title and author name. (more...)

BWW Review: Brisk Business at Cape Town Fringe Will Ensure That THE GRUFFALO Franchise Continues to Grow
by David Fick - Oct 4, 2016

THE GRUFFALO seems to have done brisk business at the Cape Town Fringe and is sure to have a life on South African stages beyond this initial engagement, with an isiXhosa version already lined up for next year. It will be fascinating to see how this process of translation plays out as the next entry into this franchise's commodities is developed. (more...)

Pizza Hut Kicks Off 32nd BOOK IT! Grant Program
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ To kick off the 32 nd year of the BOOK IT! Program, Pizza Hut unveiled its first-ever Page Turner Grant program to support individuals and organizations in local communities that share the restaurant's commitment to literacy and reading. (more...)

AMERICAN MADE TOUR with Lee Brice & Justin Moore Goes On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Lee Brice and Justin Moore, two of country music's most dynamic performers, will ring in 2017 with their co-headlined "American Made" tour rolling into Atlanta, GA at the Fox Theatre. William Michael Morgan rounds out the show on Saturday, January 21st . Tickets go on-sale Friday, October 14th and are available at the Fox Theatre Ticket Office, by phone at 855-285-8499, and online at (more...)

Augmented Reality Market: IoT AR to Reach $7 Trillion by 2027
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016


National Arts Centre Opens Renovated Southam Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

The main auditorium of the National Arts Centre in Ottawa has re-opened following a renovation accomplished in just three months that is designed to add comfort and improve acoustics in Southam Hall. (more...)

Stars of CATS and KINKY BOOTS Will Join Rebecca Spigelman at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Sara Jean Ford, who is currently playing Jellylorum in the Broadway production of Cats, and Kevin Kirkwood Smith, who is in Kinky Boots, will be joining rising musical theatre comedienne Rebecca Spigelman in REBECCA SPIGELMAN: 16 GOING ON 70. at Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, on October 6th, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: NOISES OFF at Soulpepper Theatre
by Maral Chouljian - Oct 2, 2016

Taking the title from theatrical stage directions, Soulpepper's Noises Off is a refreshing recreation of the well-known farce, entertaining the audience through perfectly executed slapstick and exaggerated situations. (more...)

BWW Interview: Josh Carpenter and PETER AND THE STARCATCHER at The Growing Stage 10/7 to 10/23
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 14, 2016 interviewed Josh Carpenter who will play Black Stache in The Growing Stage production of 'Peter and the Starcatcher.' Directed by Stephen L. Fredericks with musical direction by Stephen Fox and choreography by Jillian Petrie, the show will be on the Netcong stage from through 10/23. (more...)

Green Day Announces Tour Date at Joe Louis Arena 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees and Grammy Award-winning rock band Green Day have announced a Joe Louis Arena performance on Monday, March 27 at 8 p.m. as part of their "2017 Revolution Radio North American Tour" and locally as part of the "Farewell Season at The Joe". The band is touring in support of their new album Revolution Radio, which was released Friday, October 7 by Reprise Records. Against Me! will provide support.  (more...)

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