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by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

If pride comes before the fall, what comes after? Michelkin Publishing, an independent publishing company based in Roswell, NM, announces the release of a new title that answers that question. 'The Charming Swindler,' released on September 16, 2016, invites readers to sit down for a drink with main character Eddie Crisp as he waits for his soon-to-be spouse to finish preparing for their Las Vegas wedding. This adventurous and dramatic story relays the exciting events leading up to the marriage of Eddie, a young, smart and charismatic television producer, and Alex, the love he met while they were both students at the Fictional Walphien College. The book takes readers on a wild trip from Oakland, California, through Boston and New York, back to Oakland, and ending in Las Vegas as Eddie and Alex prepare to wed. Eddie's arrogance and sense of entitlement also serve as central characters in this woeful tale of alcoholism, depression and, ultimately, love. As his own craving and self-worth spin him out of control, Eddie shares what it means to be a 21st-century alpha male just before the novel's ending flips that concept on its head. Readers will be shocked by the final pages of this new adult Fiction tale. The title is currently available exclusively on Amazon in both paperback and Kindle e-book. 'The Charming Swindler' is Jeff Musillo's latest novel coming on the heels of his successful title 'The Eternal Echo.' Musillo lives in Brooklyn and is a visual artist, screenwriter, director, and actor. He was recently cast in a television pilot titled 'Shelter.' Michelkin Publishing is a division of Michelkin, LLC, formed in Roswell in May 2016. Michelkin Publishing focuses on publishing work by first-time authors and established authors who have unique stories to share with the world. The company motto is 'Read. Something. Different.' Michelkin Publishing publishes both print and digital books and distributes titles via Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, Smashwords, iBooks, and many other digital book retailers. For more information about the company, please visit (more...)

Hypokrit Theatre Company Announces Line-Up for TAMASHA: FESTIVAL OF SOUTH ASIAN PERFORMING ARTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Hypokrit Theatre Company, in association with The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation, is pleased to announce the line up for Tamasha: Festival of South Asian Performing Arts. The festival will take over the entire Paradise Factory (64 East 4th St) to spotlight over fifty South Asian performers. Tamasha takes place September 26th through October 2nd, 2016. (more...)

New Illustrated Bibliography Showcases the Works of Tarzan's Creator, Edgar Rice Burroughs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc. today announced the release of the long-awaited definitive bibliography of the Master of Adventure by longtime Burroughs scholar Dr. Robert B. Zeuschner. The illustrated hardbound volume ships today in two hardbound editions. (more...)

Intercept, Quartz, New York Magazine Take Home 2016 Online Journalism Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

DENVER, CO - Superlative reporting on leaked data, prison reform and undue police force led coverage that garnered top honors for 35 media organizations Saturday night at the 2016 Online Journalism Awards, which ended the Online News Association Conference. (more...)

Ignite Theatre Presents the Regional Premiere of NEVERMORE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

'Nevermore: The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe' is an unforgettable new musical play about one of the world's most famous and fascinating writers. Blending fact and Fiction, the show's unique operatic score uses poetic dialogue, eerie sound effects, underscored verse, and haunting songs ranging from Weimar cabaret tunes to rock power ballads, to tell the story of Poe's tormented yet transcendent life. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

'Left Cross Right Cross': an engaging and inventive work of Fiction that relays a story of friendship, separation, and ultimately divine providence at work on a day of untold sadness, compromise, and determination. 'Left Cross Right Cross' is the creation of published author, G. Chip Greene, retired high school teacher and devoted father, husband, and grandfather. (more...)

BWW Interview: Writer Janele Nicole
by Mark C. Lloyd - Sep 19, 2016

BWW Interviews: Writer Janele Nicole (more...)

New Sci-Fi Thriller 'Hexenkessel: The Second Coming' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

What if Adolf Hitler's suicide in the waning days of World War II was really just an elaborate scheme to cover up his escape? This chilling novel combines masterful research on the part of the author with a thoroughly compelling plot. (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...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE OTHER PLACE at Rep Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Rep Stage, the regional theatre in residence at Howard Community College, continues its production of Sharr White's 'The Other Place,' through September 25, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

GayCo Announces its 20th Anniversary Show at Second City
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

When they began, they couldn't get married, serve openly in the military, adopt, or have federally recognized unions thanks to the brand new Defense of Marriage Act. Matthew Shepard was still alive. AIDs was still a serious threat. Ellen was in the closet and Will & Grace was two years away. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Amy Adams & More Attend TIFF: ARRIVAL Red Carpet Premiere
by Walter McBride - Sep 19, 2016

Visionary Quebecois auteur Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners, Enemy,Sicario) directs Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Forest Whitaker in this sci-fi drama about the panic that follows a wave of mysterious spacecraft landings across the globe. (more...)

PLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Extends at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that PLENTY, written by David Hare, will extend two weeks through Sunday, November 20. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Hologram Laura Benanti Helps Lesli Margherita Get Her Life Together
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2016

Sometimes a diva needs a little fairy godmother help from a fellow diva, and that's just what Lesli Margherita got from Laura Benanti this weekend. Following a tweet that Margherita posted expressing her desire to have a hologram version of Benanti appear to encourage and help her, a la Benanti's character on Super Girl, Lesli got her wish when Laura appeared to help the Olivier-winning actress 'Get her sh*t together.' Check out the original tweet and the rescue video below!? (more...)

Photo Flash: Actor's Co-Op Presents OUR TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2016

Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) presents the first show in its celebratory 25th Silver Anniversary season with OUR TOWN, by Thornton Wilder and directed by Richard Israel.  OUR TOWN will preview on Wednesday, September 14 and Thursday, September 15 at 8pm and will open on Friday, September 16 at 8pm and run through Sunday, October 23 at the Actors Co-op David Schall Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

LA Opera Presents Ted Hearne's THE SOURCE, 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

LA Opera's 2016/17 season will continue with the west coast premiere of The Source, opening on October 19. In this penetrating multimedia work, Brooklyn-based composer Ted Hearne, librettist Mark Doten, director Daniel Fish and production designer Jim Findlay dive into the media hysteria responsible for the many faces of Chelsea Manning, the U.S. Army private who infamously leaked hundreds of thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks. (more...)

Stars Line Up to Sing NEW SONGS 4 NEW SHOWS in One-Off Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

The star cast of New Songs 4 New Shows includes: Douglas Hodge (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Gemma Whelan (Game Of Thrones), Haydn Gwynne (Threepenny Opera), jazz supremo Ian Shaw, Alex Gaumond (We Will Rock You), sublime tenor Hal Cazalet and singer/songwriter Gwyneth Herbret (The A-Z Of Mrs. P). (more...)

WORLD Channel Introduces DOCWORLD; Exclusive Documentaries Bring Global Stories to U.S. Audiences
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

As Americans find themselves increasingly connected to international events and communities, WORLD Channel announces Doc World, a new showcase of non-Fiction storytelling from around the globe. (more...)

LA LA LAND to Open 52nd Chicago International Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

The Chicago International Film Festival today announces Opening and Closing Night selections, as well as the full slate of films included in the Festival's U.S. Indies, Spotlight: Musicals and After Dark categories. (more...)

Singapore Literature Festival Presents An Evening of New Theatrical Work
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

 The Singapore Literature Festival Closing Night: OUTSIDE THE LINES features theatrical performances of works by Alfian Sa'at (Hotel), Ovidia Yu (The Woman in a Tree On the Hill), and Marcus Yi (After the Merlion Returned Home). The staged readings will be performed on September 30, 2016 at 7:00 pm at the National Opera Center at 330 7th Ave, New York, NY. Free and open to the public. Registration is required. The show runs approximately 90 minutes. Talk-back and reception to follow. (more...)

UC-CCM Musical Theatre's RUNAWAYS Heads to Know Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Know Theatre will welcome University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music students to come and play at Your Theatrical Playground with a special co-production of Elizabeth Swados' Runaways. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Full Opening Number of FOX's ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW Now!
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Last night at 11:59 PM, fans were invited to watch the first five minutes of FOX's THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW live. In case you missed it, you can check out the full video of Ivy Levan singing the opening number 'Science Fiction/Double Feature' by Tweeting to unlock it! (more...)

Chicago Dramatists Presents DEAD CHILDREN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

After 24 years of marriage, Tom and Renata call it quits so that each can unpack a complicated past, and arrive at an even more complicated future, in this alternatingly harrowing and comedic ensemble drama opening September 25 at Chicago Dramatists. Previews begin September 23, at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago Ave. (more...)

New Museum Presents Upcoming Season's Exhibition Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

New Museum announced their upcoming exhibition schedule for the 2016-2017 season, which includes Pipilotti Rist, Cheng Ran, My Barbarian, Raymond Pettibon, and A.K. Burns.  (more...)

Moving Image to Screen Complete Kieslowski Retrospective This Fall
by Movies News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Museum of the Moving Image will present the most comprehensive U.S. retrospective of all of the Polish director's features, short films, early documentary work, and a marathon viewing of the Dekalog, from October 7 through November 6, 2016. The series will also include four posthumous works based on Kieslowski's unproduced screenplays. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Amy Adams & More Attend ARRIVAL Press Conference at TIFF
by Walter McBride - Sep 16, 2016

ARRIVAL, the new sci-fil drama from Paramount Pictures. Starring Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, and Forest Whitaker the film hits theaters on November 11, 2016. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

The special theory of relativity (STR) is now over 100 years old. Rightfully, this theory is considered one of the greatest accomplishments of physics. Among the many successes of the STR, is mc2 (atom bomb) - and nothing moves faster than the speed of light c - stands out. For these reasons, many consider the STR to be a 'holy' theory. (more...)

Peninsula Players Theatre Sets New Curtain Times Starting with THE 39 STEPS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Peninsula Players Theatre has announced new curtain times for its 2016 fall season with 7 p.m. evening performances and 3 p.m. matinees on select Sundays to its performances of the wildly comic thriller, "The 39 Steps" by Patrick Barlow running through Oct. 17.    (more...)

First Look Media Introduces Nibmoji, Political Satire in Emoji Form
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016


LA Opera to Stage Ted Hearne's THE SOURCE This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

LA Opera's 2016/17 season will continue with the west coast premiere of The Source, opening on October 19. (more...)

World's First Immersive Storytelling Festival to Hit NYC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The Future of StoryTelling (FoST) today announced the debut of The Future of StoryTelling Festival (FoST FEST), taking place October 7-9 in New York City and featuring 75,000 square feet of exhibitions and other programming--including more than 50 hands-on technology demos, virtual-reality (VR) and augmented-reality (AR) exhibits, interactive installations, panel conversations, 360 films, games, live theater performances, and a multiperson VR theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: Imani Enterprises Presents SHE SAID/ HE SAID
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Imani Enterprises presents the Toronto premiere of She Said/He Said, created and directed by award-winning artist Anne-Marie Woods (aka Amani). She Said/He Said is a play where spoken word, theatre, conflict and comedy join hands for a tragi-comic and complex look at relationships. The female/male rapport is laid bare in this battle of wits with the multi-talented Woods starring as SHE and Dora Mavor Moore Award winner Matthew G Brown as HE. She Said/He Said runs Wednesday, September 14 through Sunday, September 18 (with Media Night September 15) at Native Earth's AKI Studio (inside Daniels Spectrum) in Regent Park. (more...)

20th Century Fox Film & American Film Institute Strike Innovative Partnership Aimed at Female Directors
by Movies News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Twentieth Century Fox Film and the American Film Institute have entered a new partnership to help increase the number of female directors working on major studio films. (more...)

Finalists Announced for 2016 SCrIBE Scriptwriting Competition
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The finalists of the 2016 SCrIBE Scriptwriting Competition have been announced. Produced by the Imbewu Trust and now marking its fifth year, SCrIBE is a national competition which provides the opportunity for playwrights to develop new work. (more...)

Birmingham's First Improv Festival Launches 21 October!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Some of the best Improv companies and artists will descend on Birmingham from Friday 21 - Sunday 23 October for the city's inaugural  Birmingham Improv Festival 2016. Birmingham Improv Festival 2016 offers audiences three days of completely improvised plays, musicals, sketches,  puppets, costume dramas, and much more, in the intimate setting of the Blue Orange Theatre in the city's famous Jewellery Quarter. (more...)

Audiences have Six Weeks Left to See the Critically Acclaimed 1984
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

 Audiences have just six weeks left to see the critically acclaimed Headlong, Nottingham Playhouse and Almeida Theatre production of 1984. Since opening at the Nottingham Playhouse in 2013, the production has played almost 700 performances across the globe and, by the end of this run, over 380,000 people will have seen the show. Directed by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan with Daniel Raggett, the limited run at the Playhouse Theatre must end on 29 October 2016.  (more...)

Carolrhoda Books Releases Seven New Titles
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

This fall, meet a talking doll in a haunted house, follow a football phenom as he navigates freshman year, save a town from invading blueberry muffins with Chico Bon Bon the monkey, and more in seven new titles from Carolrhoda Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group! (more...)

Natalia Ginzburg Pens THE LITTLE VIRTUES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Thanks to an article published in The New Yorker on September 7, 2016, a little known book The Little Virtues, published in English in the late 1980s by literary powerhouse, Arcade Publishing (a division of Skyhorse Publishing Inc.), has rattled the Amazon bestsellers list, dropping below #100, seemingly out of nowhere. It now stands at #722 and is #3 in the category, Literature/ Fiction essays, and #7 in the category Biographies/ Memoirs. (more...)

Kongregate's Animation Throwdown: The Quest for Cards Mobile Game Launches Today on iOS & Android!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016


Kate Braithwaite Pens New Book
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Visit for more details. 1676. In a hovel in the centre of Paris, the fortune-teller La Voisin holds a black mass, summoning the devil to help an unnamed client keep the love of the King of France, Louis XIV. Three years later, Athénaïs, Madame de Montespan, the King's glamorous mistress, is nearly forty. She has borne Louis seven children but now seethes with rage as he falls for eighteen-year-old Angélique de Fontanges. Athénaïs must do something to keep the King's love and secure her children's future, but how? And at what length is she willing to go? At the same time, police chief La Reynie and his young assistant Bezons have uncovered a network of fortune-tellers and poisoners operating in the city. Athénaïs does not know it, but she is about to be named as a favoured client of the infamous La Voisin. 'This book kept me reading into the and squalor, royal scandal and could it not?' - Fay Weldon, author The Life and Loves of a She-devil 'I enjoyed it brought The Affair flooding back to me with added excellent detail...It really is a remarkable achievement.' - Anne Somerset, author 'The Affair of the Poisons' About the Author Kate Braithwaite was born and grew up in Edinburgh, Scotland. She has lived in England and Canada where she studied creative writing at Toronto University, receiving the Marina Nemat Award and the Random House/University of Toronto Student writing prize for her historical Fiction. Braithwaite is a member of the Historical Novel Society and a freelance writer for She lives with her family in Pennsylvania. Website: Fireship Press P.O. BOX 68412 • Tucson, AZ 85737 520-360-6228 • Fiction: General, Historical, Thriller Trade paperback: 978-1-61179-365-9 / $19.99 • ePub & Mobi: 978-1-61179-366-6 / $7.99 Available through: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, iBooks and Kobo (more...)

Victoria Shade Announces Exclusive Early-Release Book Signing, 10/1-2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Amberjack Publishing announced today that the highly anticipated equestrian memoir, The Tale of the Dancing Slaughter Horse: A Memoir (ISBN: 9780997237771), by animal rights attorney and former national dressage champion, Victoria Shade, will host an early-release book signing at the Dressage at Devon event in Pennsylvania. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

'My Adventures in the Lord': an enthralling and sensitive biography covering love, loss, disappointment, and hope. 'My Adventures in the Lord' is the creation of published author, Ann Beach, dedicated writer and author. (more...)

New Documentary COMING OUT to Be Released on DVD/VOD, 10/4
by Movies News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Young filmmaker Alden Peters captures the coming out process in the current digital era with startling emotional clarity in the new documentary COMING OUT, to be released on DVD / VOD October 4th from Wolfe Video. (more...)

Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios Launches 'The Verdict With Judge Hatchett' In 85 Percent Of The Country
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016


IF/THEN's Anthony Rapp to Attend Reeling Film Festival in Chicago
by Movies News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Chicago Filmmakers and Showtime Networks have announced that Broadway legend Anthony Rapp, from the original casts of Rent and If/Then, will attend the 34th edition of Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival. (more...)

Joe Peas by Award-winning Novelist Sam Newsome Set For Release, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Award winning novelist Sam Newsome's latest novel, Joe Peas, is slated for national release on September 15, 2016. Joe Peas will be published in trade paper and eBook editions. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016


The National New Play Network World Premiere of PULP Opens October 7 at the Know
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Washed-up PI Frank Ellery takes on the strangest case of his life. A hack literary agent has been gruesomely murdered, and the four suspects are the agent's remaining clients: wildly eccentric writers for different pulp magazines. (more...)

PLASTIC FIGURINES, Play About Life with Autism, Comes to London This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Celebrating a decade of new theatre making, Box of Tricks is thrilled to announce the transfer of Ella Carmen Greenhill's movingly funny and touching play PLASTIC FIGURINES to New Diorama Theatre in London from 27 September - 22 October 2016. (more...)

Donald Margulies' SHIPWRECKED! Will Bring Out Your Inner Child at I.C.T.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

How much are we willing to blur the line between fact and Fiction in order to leave our mark on the world? Inspired by the real-life autobiography of Louis de Rougemont, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies celebrates the power of storytelling with a fantastical theatrical adventure sure to bring out every audience member's inner child.Luke Yankee (ICT's Private Lives, former artistic director of Long Beach Civic Light Opera and Struthers Library Theatre) directs Shipwrecked! for an October 14 opening at International City Theatre. Two low-priced previews take place on Oct. 12 and Oct. 13. (more...)

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