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Kelvin Roston Jr. and More Star in Court Theatre's SEVEN GUITARS, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

Court Theatre continues its 2013-2014 season with Seven Guitars written by August Wilson, and directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. Seven Guitars will run tonight, January 9 - February 9, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 8:00PM. (more...)

MTC's THE COMMONS OF PENSACOLA Announces Final Extension thru Feb 9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced a final two week extension for The Commons of Pensacola, the sold out hit play by Amanda Peet, directed by MTC's award-winning artistic director Lynne Meadow. (more...)

National Black Theatre to Present FACING OUR TRUTH: 10 MINUTE PLAYS ON TRAYVON, RACE AND PRIVILEGE, 2/5-10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

After a sold out World Premiere Presentation at the Segal Theatre, Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre (NBT) in association with The New Black Fest present the first full production of Facing Our Truth: 10 minute Plays on Trayvon, Race and Privilege from February 5 - 10, 2014. Opening on February 5th 2014, Trayvon Martin's birthday. (more...)

August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING to Begin 1/22 at American Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

American Stage Theatre Company kicks off the new year with August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING. They are excited to present their seventh installment of their August Wilson Century Cycle. Previews are January 22 and 23. Opening Night is January 24 and the production runs through February 23, 2014. (more...)

H. Dixon Releases Action Thriller, JUSTICE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

An innocent's life was forever Ruined, the guilty were free to continue their destruction and peace did not reign. Readers will follow one man's journey as he puts the law into his own hands and avenge the people who Ruined his life in 'JUSTICE.' (more...)

Dr. Stuart Rockoff to Present 'Southern Jews and Slavery' in conjunction with CBT's THE WHIPPING MAN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

The Knoxville Jewish Alliance (KJA) and the Clarence Brown Theatre (CBT) have announced that Dr. Stuart Rockoff will present "Southern Jews and Slavery" at the Arnstein Jewish Community Center on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 7:00 pm. The program, which is free and open to the public, will be presented in collaboration with the theater'sproduction of The Whipping Man, a drama about the Civil War running Thursday, January 30 through Sunday, February 16, 2014. The center is located at 6800 Deane Hill Drive. Light refreshments will be served. (more...)

Junkets Publisher Releases Philip Rademeyer's THE VIEW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2014

Junkets Publisher has published Philip Rademeyer's play THE VIEW. Here is the genesis of this play: 'In some dystopian future, all homosexual people have been shipped off into exile in space…' (more...)

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, Starring Brian F. O'Byrne, Debra Messing and More, Begins Performances Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of John Patrick Shanley's OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, directed by Doug Hughes, will begin performances tonight, January 3 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). This strictly limited 11 week engagement will open Thursday, January 23. (more...)

Benjamin Scheuer's THE LION to Make American Premiere at MTC This June
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director), Barry Grove (Executive Producer), and Mandy Greenfield (Artistic Producer) just announced that Manhattan Theatre Club will produce the American premiere of THE LION, the new autobiographical musical written and performed by 2013 ASCAP Cole Porter Songwriting Award winner Benjamin Scheuer, directed by Sean Daniels. The five-week limited engagement for THE LION will begin previews on Tuesday, June 10 and open Thursday, June 26 as the second production of MTC's 2013-2014 season of The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

François Halard: Architecture on View at Demisch Danant NY, 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

Demisch Danant pleased to announce the exhibition François Halard: Architecture, featuring photographs spanning 20 years of the career of the much-admired French-born photographer. On view from February 1 to March 1, 2014, the show presents Halard's often dreamlike “portraits” of landmark architecture and interiors created by some of the most significant designers of the 20th century. Among the works on view will be many that have never before been published or exhibited, including more than 40 Polaroid photographs – intimate vignettes redolent of the rarified sites in which they were made. (more...)

Daniel Breaker, Norbert Leo Butz, Laura Osnes and Condola Rashad Set for MTC's 2014 Winter Benefit, Feb 3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club will present its annual Winter Benefit, an evening of cocktails and dinner followed by a special one-night-only cabaret-style show featuring Broadway's brightest stars on Monday, February 3, 2014 at The Allen Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Fredrick P. Rose Hall (Broadway & 60th Street). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 1/26/2014
by BWW - Jan 26, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/26/2014 for Memphis (more...)

Former Marine Releases THE TIGER'S DEN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

'The Tiger's Den' by author T. Jack Lewis explores the clashing cultures during Japan's expansion during the early days of World War II. The novel examines the effect war has on today's society and how people deal with circumstances beyond their control. (more...)

Fells Point Corner Theatre to Stage TALES OF ORDINARY MADNESS, 2/14-3/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Fells Point Corner Theatre presents on its Sokal Stage TALES OF ORDINARY MADNESS by Petr Zelenka, directed by Barry Feinstein. (more...)

Court Theatre Extends SEVEN GUITARS Through Feb 16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Court Theatre announces the extension of Seven Guitars written by August Wilson, and directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. The production will now run through Sunday, February 16, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Tickets for the week-long extension are now on sale. (more...)

American Stage Presents August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING, Now thru 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

American Stage Theatre Company kicks off the new year with August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING. They are excited to present their seventh installment of their August Wilson Century Cycle. Previews are tonight, January 22 and 23. Opening Night is January 24 and the production runs through February 23, 2014. (more...)

Tina Benko, Michael Esper and More Join MTC's TALES FROM RED VIENNA; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director), Barry Grove (Executive Producer), and Mandy Greenfield (Artistic Producer) are pleased to announce complete casting for the upcoming world premiere production of TALES FROM RED VIENNA, the new play by David Grimm (Measure for Pleasure), directed by Kate Whoriskey (Ruined at MTC). (more...)

August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING Begins Tonight at American Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

American Stage Theatre Company kicks off the new year with August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING. They are excited to present their seventh installment of their August Wilson Century Cycle. Previews are tonight, January 22 and January 23. Opening Night is January 24 and the production runs through February 23, 2014. (more...)

BWW Recap - Has Mary Found Love on DOWNTON ABBEY?
by Lauren Robbins - Jan 20, 2014

This week's DOWNTON ABBEY saw a surprising proposal for Mary, while Tom gets himself out of a sticky situation. (more...)

Clarence Brown Theatre to Present THE WHIPPING MAN, 1/30-2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

The Clarence Brown Theatre opens the second half of its season with Matthew Lopez' highly acclaimed "The Whipping Man" running January 30 to February 16 in the Carousel Theatre and directed by John Sipes. The production is sponsored by BB&T, Knoxville Area Urban League, Knox County Tourism Consortia, Tennessee Arts Commission, and the City of Knoxville. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of Goodman Theatre's GREAT WOMEN AT PLAY Series, Beg. Tonight
by Stage Tube - Jan 18, 2014

Goodman Theatre introduces a new subscription package for 2014, 'Great Women at Play,' featuring works written and directed by a handful of the most popular female playwrights working in the American theater today. This special package for women-and men-includes five plays for the price of four, a complimentary visit to the exclusive Goodman Lounge and the opportunity to win a $100 gift certificate from the Goodman's preferred restaurant partner, Petterino's. Visit GoodmanTheatre.org/GreatWomen for more information, and check out a video of the artists involved below! (more...)

Mary Beth Fisher, Jordan Baker-Kilner and More Star in Goodman Theatre's LUNA GALE, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2014

The question of who determines a child's fate amidst drug addiction, religion and child custody laws takes center stage in Rebecca Gilman's newest work, Luna Gale, directed by Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls. (more...)

Overlooked Marketing Tools for the Savvy Real Estate Agent
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

RealtorMarketingSuite.com provides a list of overlooked marketing tools designated as essential for Realtors. These often forgotten or unheard of marketing tools repeatedly beat the trends and have been instrumental in increasing brand exposure, client retention, and new business acquisition. It's been shown that real estate agents from across the country; from Los Angeles to Chicago and Dallas to Florida, are utilizing these real estate advertising and marketing tools with great success. (more...)

New York City Nurse Headed to the Philippines, Part of Ongoing Typhoon Medical Relief Effort
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

While many are settling back into regular routines after the holiday break, Ireneo Jore, a registered nurse at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City, is starting the new year by traveling to the Philippines to provide medical support for those who continue to be affected by the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda. (more...)

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR's Debra Messing Set for LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

Debra Messing, star of Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, the new play by John Patrick Shanley, directed by Doug Hughes, will appear on "Live With Kelly and Michael" as a live guest on Tuesday, January 14 at 9:00AM. Locally, the program can be found on ABC (Time Warner Cable channel 7.) (more...)

ROMEO AND JULIET's Condola Rashad Joins FOX's HIEROGLYPH
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2014

Direct from her role in ROMEO AND JULIET on Broadway, Condola Rashad has joined FOX's upcoming drama series HIEROGLYPH. (more...)

Retired Chicago Bear Brian Urlacher Will Make Goodman Debut for Make-A-Wish Illinois Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

It isn't every day you can tell a Chicago Bear to 'break a leg!' Goodman Theatre's 7th annual 'Make-A-Wish Night' features the superstar former Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher and 17-year-old beneficiary Kenneth Schumacher, who wishes to be a part of a professional theatrical production. Urlacher and Schumacher don costumes tailored especially for them and appear in select scenes of the 36th annual production of A Christmas Carol, Chicago's favorite holiday tradition. Tickets for the one-night-only appearance on December 27 at 8pm are available online at GoodmanTheatre.org/Joy, by phone at 312.443.3800 or at the box office (170 North Dearborn). BMO Harris Bank is the Major Corporate Sponsor, PepsiCo is the Official Beverage Sponsor and Aon and KPMG are the Corporate Sponsor Partners of A Christmas Carol. (more...)

Breaking News: John Aylward Exits MTC's OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, Peter Maloney Steps in as 'Tony'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR will begin previews, as scheduled, on Friday, January 3 in preparation for Thursday, January 23 opening at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

BWW Reviews: Cone Man Running Productions' A SPONTANEOUS SMATTERING: HOLIDAY EDITION Puts the Ha Ha Ha in Happy Holidays
by David Clarke - Dec 22, 2013

Cone Man Running Productions and Obsidian Art Space's popular 24 hour play festival, A SPONTANEOUS SMATTERING, was given a seasonal spin for last night's holiday edition. Drawing a crowd of theatre diehards, family, and friends, everyone in attendance was curious to see what these skilled and talented artists would create. Waiting for the show to begin, everyone was buzzing about the #smattering posts they had seen on Facebook, the writers' previous works, and their excitement about what they were about to witness. It doesn't hurt any that everyone was treated to a free shot as they picked up their tickets either. (more...)

American Stage to Present August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING, 1/22-2/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2013

American Stage Theatre Company kicks off the new year with August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING. They are excited to present their seventh installment of their August Wilson Century Cycle. Previews are January 22 and 23. Opening Night is January 24 and the production runs through February 23, 2014. (more...)

Gary Catona Launched His Ultimate Voice Building System on DVD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Internationally renowned 'Voice Builder' - and after 35 years and more than 200 of the greatest voices in the singing, acting, and speaking industries as his students, Gary Catona has taken his revolutionary voice building system to the world. To help him reach his goal of changing the world of voice, Catona has created and launched a wonderful DVD called Ultimate Voice Builder, in which the essence of his voice building system is presented in an easy, user-friendly way. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Atlantic Theater's LONELINESS OF THE LONG DISTANCE RUNNER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

Atlantic Theater Company presents the American premiere production of award-winning British playwright Roy Williams' stage adaptation of Alan Sillitoe's beloved short story THE LONELINESS OF THE LONG DISTANCE RUNNER, directed by Leah C. Gardiner. Meet the cast in the photos below! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Cameron Diaz in First Trailer for THE OTHER WOMAN
by - Dec 19, 2013

The first trailer for Twentieth Century Fox Film's new comedy THE OTHER WOMAN ha been released. The film is set to hit theaters on April 25, 2014. Get a first look below! (more...)

'Awakening Kingdoms', One of Big Fish's Most Popular Hidden Object Series Now Offers an Endless Game World for Free
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

SEATTLE, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ What if you never had to leave your favorite game world? (more...)

THE COMMONS OF PENSACOLA'S Sarah Jessica Parker Set for WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

Sarah Jessica Parker, star of Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Amanda Peet's acclaimed new play The Commons of Pensacola, will appear on Bravo's 'Watch What Happens Live,' as a live guest tonight, December 18 at 11:00PM. (more...)

Kelvin Roston Jr. and More to Star in Court Theatre's SEVEN GUITARS; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

Court Theatre continues its 2013-2014 season with Seven Guitars written by August Wilson, and directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. Seven Guitars will run January 9 - February 9, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 8:00PM. (more...)

Nathan Lane and Brian Dennehy to Reprise Roles in THE ICEMAN COMETH at BAM; Runs 2/5-3/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

BAM and Scott Rudin will present Goodman Theatre's renowned revival of Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh from February 5 through March 15, 2015. Directed by Goodman Artistic Director Robert Falls and featuring Tony Award-winning stage and screen actors Nathan Lane (as Theodore "Hickey" Hickman) and Brian Dennehy (as Larry Slade), the production, including its original Chicago cast, is slated for a six-week run in the BAM Harvey Theater. Ticket on-sale dates will be announced in the fall of 2014. (more...)

Announcing the Launch of Travel Mobile App TripScope
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

TripScope delivers detailed itineraries directly onto travelers' smart phones, providing clients with interactive geo-tagged destination guides pertinent to each client's interests. We have implemented push notification software that allows both agent and client to send and receive PN Messages within 20 minute intervals of clients not having wi-fi, avoiding costly long distance and roaming fees. (more...)

E! Premieres New One-Hour Special BIGGEST REALITY SCANDALS Today
by TV News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

From “The Real World” to “Top Chef,” reality television has become a platform for fame. Everyone is searching for their 15 minutes and are willing to do anything to be a TV star. (more...)

PLAYWRIGHT: FROM PAGE TO STAGE Airs Tonight On PBS INDEPENDENT LENS
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 16, 2013

An expansive documentary tracing the career trajectories of two notable contemporary playwrights - Rajiv Joseph and Tarell Alvin McCraney - as well as shining a light on the producers, directors, actors and creators who contribute to the process of putting a play onstage will be presented tonight on the most recent edition of PBS series INDEPENDENT LENS. (more...)

Boomerang Holiday Programming Kicks Off Today
by TV News Desk - Dec 15, 2013

Ring in some holiday cheer this year with Boomerang, Cartoon Network's 24-hour all-cartoon-classics network, as it presents a month-long CHRISTMAS PARTY of beloved seasonal favorites for the entire family. (more...)

MTC's THE SNOW GEESE with Mary Louise Parker Ends Run Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club and MCC Theater's world premiere of Sharr White's THE SNOW GEESE, ends its acclaimed engagement at MTC's Samuel J. FriedmanTheatre (261 West 47th Street) today at 8 PM. As of tonight, the production will have played 25 previews and 60 regular performances. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - PLAYWRIGHT: FROM PAGE TO STAGE on PBS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2013

A rare and intimate glimpse into the dynamic process of creating and launching new plays, Playwright: From Page to Stage follows two outstanding young playwrights through the writing, development, staging, rehearsal, and public performance of their plays. (more...)

BWW Reviews: For Damrau's Violetta, La Scala's New LA TRAVIATA is a Fate Worse Than Death
by Richard Sasanow - Dec 13, 2013

Just what the opera world needs: Another director who doesn't have an idea about what to do with an opera. How else could you explain the new Dmitri Tcherniakov production of Verdi's LA TRAVIATA that opened the season at Milan's La Scala, on Saturday December 7th? Seen in a HD broadcast from the Emerging Pictures' 'Opera in Cinema' series, it showed what a travesty the Russian director's production was. (more...)

Patrick Murney, Eshan Bay & More to Star in Atlantic Theater Company's THE LONELINESS OF THE LONG DISTANCE RUNNER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

Atlantic Theater Company has announced complete casting for the American premiere production of award-winning British playwright Roy Williams' stage adaptation of Alan Sillitoe's beloved short story THE LONELINESS OF THE LONG DISTANCE RUNNER, directed by Leah C. Gardiner. (more...)

Retired Chicago Bear Brian Urlacher Will Make Goodman Debut for Make-A-Wish Illinois, 12/27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

It isn't every day you can tell a Chicago Bear to "break a leg!" Goodman Theatre's 7th annual "Make-A-Wish Night" features the superstar former Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher and 17-year-old beneficiary Kenneth Schumacher, who wishes to be a part of a professional theatrical production. Urlacher and Schumacher don costumes tailored especially for them and appear in select scenes of the 36th annual production of A Christmas Carol, Chicago's favorite holiday tradition. Tickets for the one-night-only appearance on December 27 at 8pm are available online at GoodmanTheatre.org/Joy, by phone at 312.443.3800 or at the box office (170 North Dearborn). BMO Harris Bank is the Major Corporate Sponsor, PepsiCo is the Official Beverage Sponsor and Aon and KPMG are the Corporate Sponsor Partners of A Christmas Carol. (more...)

New Chicago Artists Join the Goodman's Artistic Team for 2013-14 Playwrights Unit
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

A new crop of local talent joins Goodman Theatre's artistic team for the 2013/2014 Season. The four Chicago-based writers named to the fourth season of the Playwrights Unit-a year-long residency program designed to support and develop new works-include Andrew Hinderaker, Gift Theatre ensemble member; Mickle Maher, cofounder of Theater Oobleck; Anne Garcia-Romero, a resident playwright at Chicago Dramatists; and Laura Schellhardt, who oversees undergraduate playwriting at Northwestern University. A partnership with Chicago Dramatists, the Playwrights Unit meets twice per month with members of the Goodman's artistic team to discuss their plays-in-progress and provide feedback for one another. The program includes readings of the playwrights' works-in-progress at Chicago Dramatists in early 2014, and culminates in summer 2014 with staged readings of their completed works at the Goodman. Playwrights Unit alumni include Greg Allen, Alice Austen, Ike Holter and Christopher Oscar Peña (2012/2013 Season); Philip Dawkins, Nambi E. Kelley, Elaine Romero and Martin Zimmerman (2011/2012 Season); and Seth Bockley, Lisa Dillman, Laura Jacqmin and Rohina Malik (2010/2011 Season). (more...)

E! to Premiere New One-Hour Special BIGGEST REALITY SCANDALS, 12/16
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

From “The Real World” to “Top Chef,” reality television has become a platform for fame. Everyone is searching for their 15 minutes and are willing to do anything to be a TV star. (more...)

Winter Miller, Marya Hornbacher & More Set for RAPE AID: FRIENDS DON'T LET FRIENDS RAPE, 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

Fed up with a culture that spends more energy warning girls how to avoid rape instead of teaching boys rape is always wrong, playwright Winter Miller created Rape Aid, an experiment in activism, theater and charity with an all-inclusive post-show dance party. For Rape Aid, a half dozen artists were commissioned to make short pieces (plays, monologues, songs, films) for an evening to incite dialogue on the subject of rape. (more...)

MTC's THE SNOW GEESE Begins Final Week of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club and MCC Theater's world premiere of Sharr White's THE SNOW GEESE, begins the final week of its acclaimed engagement at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). The strictly limited engagement will play its final performance on Saturday, December 14 at 8 PM. On that date, the production will have played 25 previews and 60 regular performances. (more...)

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