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WAKE UP with BWW 9/18/14 - LOVE LETTERS, FOUND, TAIL! SPIN! and THE MUSIC MAN!
by Jessica Showers - Sep 18, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: LOVE LETTERS welcomes its first duo to the Broadway stage tonight, Shirley Jones and Patrick Cassidy take THE MUSIC MAN on tour, TAIL! SPIN!, FOUND and ALMOST HOME begin off-Broadway and more! (more...)

New Look At Bobby Cannavale In ANNIE Movie Remake
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 18, 2014

Screen star Cameron Diaz is among those featured in a series of colorful new social media images have been released this month to promote the forthcoming big screen edition of beloved family-friendly musical ANNIE. (more...)

Court Theatre & American Blues Theater Extend NATIVE SON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Due to early ticket demand, Court Theatre and American Blues Theater announce an extension to the world premiere of American Blues Ensemble Member Nambi E. Kelley's new adaptation of Richard Wright's classic novel, Native Son, directed by Seret Scott. Native Son will now run September 11 - October 19, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. (more...)

Josh Elliott to Present 'Together We Make Football' on TODAY, Today
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Tomorrow's “Together We Make Football” segment on TODAY, narrated by NBC Sports Group's Josh Elliott, tells the inspirational story of 13-year-old Carolina Panthers fan Austin Smith. Elliott will report the segment live for TODAY. (more...)

Broadway's Bianca Marroquin, Terra MacLeod Lead CHICAGO in Manila, 12/2-21
by Oliver Oliveros - Sep 18, 2014

Lunchbox Theatrical Productions, David Atkins Enterprises, and Concertus Manila, together with VISA, Smart Infinity, and Solaire Resort and Casino, unveiled via a press launch Tuesday, September 16, that Chicago on Broadway's recurring lead actors Bianca Marroquin (Roxie Hart) and Terra C. MacLeod (Velma Kelly) are bound to reprise their signature roles on Broadway when Chicago plays Manila at the newly built The Theatre, Solaire Resort and Casino (1 Asean Avenue, Entertainment City, Paranaque City), from Tuesday, December 2, to Sunday, December 21. (more...)

Sharethrough Announces International Expansion with Acquisition of VAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Sharethrough, the leading feed monetization software for content publishers, announced today that is has acquired the UK-based content platform, VAN, and will immediately launch operations in Europe with an international headquarters in London. (more...)

Ted Bagley Releases THE TRAGEDY OF DARKNESS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

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digedu and Clever Announce Strategic Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Chicago, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ digedu furthers its commitment to provide a seamless, comprehensive digital learning environment by partnering with Clever. Through this partnership, digedu users enjoy single sign-on with instant log-in capabilities and secure student data management that will save schools hundreds of hours of data entry for teachers and administrators. These features will be accessible to all current and future digedu clients at no additional cost. (more...)

Grammy Winner Michelle Williams Tops Charts with 'Journey To Freedom' Album
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Grammy winning singer, songwriter and actress Michelle Williams has garnered another hit album with her fourth studio record, Journey To Freedom! (more...)

Liaison Technologies and Central Clinical Labs Join Forces for Lab Integration With PointClickCare
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

ATLANTA, GA - Liaison Technologies, a global data management and integration company, announced today that Central Clinical Labs (CCL) has chosen Liaison EMR-Link™ as its lab integration solution with PointClickCare, a widely used Electronic Health Record (EHR) solution for long-term care facilities and skilled nursing facilities. (more...)

Broadway In Chicago to Adopt New Student Ticketing Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Broadway In Chicago will feature its shows starting with EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL in a new student ticketing program called "TIX4STUDENTS," an annual membership program offered exclusively for college students to purchase student tickets online in advance. Students can apply for membership and after validating their enrollment status at a college or university, will be provided with a unique member ID to access student pricing for participating events. (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary JOSHUA BELL: A YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS, 10/14
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The next edition of their three-time Emmy-nominated HBO Family Documentary Special will be Joshua Bell: A YoungArts MasterClass. Filmed in New York City and London, the program features internationally acclaimed, Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell as he mentors, travels, and performs alongside nine talented young string musicians. (more...)

The Dallas Opera to Present THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, Opening 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The Dallas Opera's thrilling season-opening production of the 2014-2015 'Heights of Passion' Season is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, a revolutionary romantic comedy filled with memorable music and unforgettable characters. The Marriage of Figaro opens on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center located in the Dallas Arts District at 2403 Flora Street. (more...)

CHGT: 3D Printing Poised to Revolutionize Automobile Industry
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The 114,147 attendees of the recent International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago witnessed the introduction of the world's first 3D printed car. The drivable vehicle took just 44 hours to print and offers car buyers unprecedented customization options. Auto manufacturers suggested 3D printed cars could be widely available within the next two years with the retail price an affordable $18,000 to $34,000. (more...)

Avnet Electronics Marketing 2014 X-fest Technical Series Off to Strong Start
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Click to Tweet: VIDEO: @AvnetDesignWire gives sneak peek of #AvnetXfest 2014 technical seminars in new videos http://bit.ly/1qLfWWg (more...)

Leading Theaters from Chicago, Los Angeles, NYC & More Receive 2014 National Theatre Company Grants
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The American Theatre Wing has announced the recipients of its 2014 National Theatre Company Grants. This year's recipients are: Amphibian Stage Productions (Fort Worth, Texas), Ars Nova (New York, New York), Forum Theatre (Silver Spring, Maryland), Keen Company (New York, New York), PlayGround (San Francisco, California) , Red Bull Theater (New York, NY), Rogue Machine Theatre (Los Angeles, California), The House Theatre of Chicago (Chicago, Illinois), the TEAM (Brooklyn, New York), Theater Wit (Chicago, Illinois), Theatre B (Fargo, North Dakota), and Williamston Theatre (Williamston, Michigan). (more...)

Pigpen Theatre Co. to Perform Live Concerts Throughout New York City Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Today, during an unprecedented, one-day-only pop-up tour around New York City, PigPen Theatre Co. will perform special live musical concerts at iconic New York locations including the High Line, the Times Square Subway station, the New York Public Library and 42nd Street. (more...)

Perrier Debuts Limited Edition Street Art Collection
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Perrier Sparkling Natural Mineral Water today announces the official release of its all-new Street Art limited edition collection. These vibrant packaging designs feature original work by three leading international contemporary and street artists, JonOne, Kobra and Sasu. Each artist has interpreted the classic Perrier brand, drawing inspiration from across the globe and infusing it with their own unique style. (more...)

Pintrips Revolutionizes Flight Tracking and Planning With Next Generation Dynamic Pinning Technology
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

SUNNYVALE, CA - Pintrips, the travel planning and coordination company, is transforming the online travel booking industry with the introduction of its next generation dynamic pinning technology which can infer a traveler's intent, based on the flights they choose and pin to their personal Pintrips dashboard. Pintrips has always tracked the quickly-changing price and availability information for flights, and now with this Dynamic Pinning solution, Pintrips becomes the only company with the sophisticated backend technology capable of determining what matters most about a flight from the traveler's perspective, for example changing arrival and departure times and flight number changes as well as flight class and fare class changes. By understanding intent, Pintrips is able to deliver more finely honed and relevant information to its users. (more...)

Telly Leung, Julia Murney & Dana Moore Featured on Latest Episode of THE ENSEMBLIST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Mo Brady and Nikka Graff Lanzarone announce the release of The Ensemblist's 31st episode: "Ensemble Shows." (more...)

THE KING AND I Begins 10/22 at The Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The romantic and richly textured tale of East versus West, THE KING AND I, comes to The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL., previewing October 22, opening October 29, and running through January 4, 2015. Nick Bowling (Juno and The Normal Heart at Timeline Theatre) makes his Marriott Theatre directorial debut with a fresh take on this Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, merging history and romance with today's social and political issues. THE KING AND I takes audiences on an uplifting journey of the power of education as characters transform from instructor to students themselves, learning from one another in the process. In consultation with the Thai Cultural and Fine Arts Institute of Chicago, Bowling and Choreographer Tommy Rapley will explore ancient Siamese customs, dance and traditions, and bring them to life on stage. (more...)

Population and Wealth of U.S. High Net Worth Individuals Reaches Record Levels as Wealth Creation Expands Beyond East and West Coasts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

New U.S. Wealth Report reveals wealth in technology and energy-centric cities is on the rise (more...)

Dallas Opera to Premiere New Season with THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

DALLAS, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 —The Dallas Opera's thrilling season-opening production of the 2014-2015 “Heights of Passion” Season is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, a revolutionary romantic comedy filled with memorable music and unforgettable characters. The Marriage of Figaro opens on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center located in the Dallas Arts District at 2403 Flora Street. (more...)

Violinist Sarah Chang Joins the Houston Symphony for a Performance of Barber's VIOLIN CONCERTO, 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

On October 2, 4 and 5, global violin sensation Sarah Chang joins the Houston Symphony for a performance of Barber's intensely lyrical Violin Concerto. The Korean-American violinist has been touted by The New York Times as “technically brilliant, lively and characterful' and has been captivating audiences since her New York Philharmonic debut at age eight. (more...)

Rosanne Cash to Play Harris Center, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Grammy-winning country-rock singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash returns to Harris Center for the Arts to perform live from her 13th record, The River & The Thread. Cash won the hearts of her audience when she appeared here in spring of 2011. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jerry Lewis to Play Paramount's Aurora Theatre, 10/26
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2014

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Life Fitness Names the Top 10 Finalists for 2014 Personal Trainers to Watch Competition
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

ROSEMONT, IL - From New Zealand to Brazil and Spain to South Africa, the Life Fitness top 10 Personal Trainers to Watch finalists may span the globe, but they are united in their commitment to exceptional leadership, client support, motivation and inspiration. Life Fitness, the global leader in commercial fitness equipment manufacturing, announced the top 10 finalists in its global competition, who have been selected from more than 1,700 nominations from 43 different countries. The 10 elite finalists will compete on Oct. 17 at DavidBartonGym - Astor Place in New York City to win the title of the world's best Personal Trainer to Watch. (more...)

eClinicalWorks Customers Generate Savings with ACO Model
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

According to a press release by HHS, “ACOs in the Pioneer ACO Model and Medicare Shared Savings Program (Shared Savings Program) generated over $372 million in total program savings for Medicare ACOs. The encouraging news comes from preliminary quality and financial results from the second year of performance for 23 Pioneer ACOs, and final results from the first year of performance for 220 Shared Savings Program ACOs.” (more...)

JohnsByrne Company and Pozzoli S.P.A Form Strategic Global Printing and Packaging Alliance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

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Anixter International Inc. Announces $400 Million Senior Note Offering by Anixter Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Smith Incorporated, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and RBS Securities Inc. are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus may be obtained by visiting the SEC's website at www.sec.gov or by contacting Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, at 550 South Tryon Street, 7th Floor, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202, Attention: Client Support, MAC D1086-070, Telephone: 1-800-326-5897. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities, in any jurisdiction to any person where such offer or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. (more...)

THE SONDHEIM REVIEW Presents - Elaine Stritch holds forth about Stephen Sondheim ... and more
by The Sondheim Review - Sep 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com is very excited to kick off a brand new partnership with THE SONDHEIM REVIEW. Each month we'll be bringing you special, and exclusive archives from the quarterly magazine dedicated to the work of the musical theatre and Broadway's foremost composer and lyricist, Stephen Sondheim. Each issue contains news, interviews, features, reviews, historical information, upcoming productions in your area, puzzles, and more. Our correspondents in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, London, and all over the world bring you the latest, most accurate information and insights. (more...)

Dancing Pros: Live! Presents Its 2014-2015 National Tour Hosted By Alan Thicke
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Dancing Pros: Live!is thrilled to announce its 2014-2015 national tour. Hosted by Alan Thicke, star of the hit TV show 'Growing Pains,' and featuring Karina Smirnoff, Edyta Sliwinska and Chelsie Hightower from 'Dancing with the Stars,'and Benji Schwimmer and Ryan Di Lello, from 'So You Think You Can Dance,' the best dancers from around the world will thrill and dazzle audiences coast to coast! (more...)

Inception To Exhibition Opens Its Fifth Anniversary Season, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Inception to Exhibition (ITE), NYC's only interdisciplinary arts organization fostering artist incubation, celebrates its fifth year with an evident mission to identify outstanding artists and pair them with residencies and performance spaces to further their artistic ambitions. Curated and presented by ITE, the 2014-2015 Season will provide audiences with an up-close view of professional New York artists at the peak of their creative powers. The intimate and unique offerings showcase the journey a work takes from studio to stage. With experienced artists from both the creative and performance sectors at the helm, ITE has supported 75 artists over the 5-year history of the organization. . (more...)

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents BRAHMS's REQUIEM, 10/10-12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents Brahms's Requiem on October 10-12, 2014 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Led by conductor Robert Spano and featuring soprano Jessica Rivera, baritone Nmon Ford, and the Milwaukee Symphony Chorus, the concerts include Brahms's German Requiem and Jennifer Higdon's “river sings a song to trees” from City Scape. (more...)

AUDIO: The Twins Are Back! First Listen of SIDE SHOW's Act One Closer- 'Who Will Love Me as I Am?'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 18, 2014

For the first time recorded, hear this exclusive 'first listen' of the stars of Side Show, Erin Davie and Emily Padgett, perform the rousing and emotional Act I finale, 'Who Will Love Me As I Am?', from the critically-lauded reimagining of the musical Side Show with this First Listen opportunity. The music from Side Show is written by Tony®, Academy® Award nominee and Grammy Award Winning composer Henry Krieger (Dreamgirls) and Tony® Award nominated lyricist Bill Russell, with orchestrations by Tony® Award winner Harold Wheeler, with musical direction by Sam Davis. (more...)

KC Rep's 50th Anniversary Season Continues with THE WHO & THE WHAT, Opening 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Kansas City Repertory Theatre continues its 50th anniversary celebration with the Kansas City premiere of Ayad Akhtar's The Who & The What, directed by Kansas City Repertory Theatre's Artistic Director Eric Rosen. From the 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of Disgraced, Ayad Akhtar's play, The Who & The What takes a passionate and searing look at a family divided by faith, bonded by love and searching for truth in contemporary America. A brilliant young Pakistani writer is focused on finishing a controversial novel that bridges the gulf between her modern life and her traditional heritage. But when her conservative father and sister discover her manuscript, they are all forced to confront the beliefs that define then. This production, at KC Rep's downtown Copaken Stage in the Power & Light District, will run October 17 through November 16. High resolution photos can be found here . (more...)

Liza Minnelli Gets Animated in FEMALE FORCE Comic Book
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The legendary Liza Minnelli is now a comic book character! Now available for download with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device through the iTunes Store, 'Female Force: Liza Minnelli' is a comic book about the Broadway favorite by Michael L. Frizell & Rafael Cordeiro. (more...)

Second City to Host National Mental Health Awareness Week Events, 10/5-11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The Second City Training Center will celebrate the fun of community during National Mental Health Awareness Week with several activities taking place at Second City's headquarters in Piper's Alley (1616 N Wells St, Chicago), October 5-11, 2014. Events include unique social development experiences through improv games, workshops and showcases. Most events are free and open to the public, a limited number of T-shirts are available for participants; a schedule with dates, times and events is available HERE. (more...)

William Inge Center for the Arts Welcomes Karen Carpenter as New Interim Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Karen Carpenter, a producer, director and teacher, a theater-maker for more than 30 years, has been appointed the interim Artistic Director of the William Inge Center for the Arts and the 34th Annual William Inge Theatre Festival. The Inge Festival is the Official Theater Festival of the State of Kansas, hosted on the campus of Independence Community College, which houses the William Inge archives. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cast of 'REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW' Plays Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The world premiere musical REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW... rocked Joe's Pub this past Sunday night, September 14th with a dozen numbers from the show's score performed by Tony Award winner Cady Huffman and the cast, backed by the Revolution Cellular Orchestra. (more...)

CathoNet Continues Growth in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

"We are very pleased to embark on these new relationships with the Dioceses of Rockville Centre, Corpus Christi and Providence, and continue our long-standing partnership with the Archdiocese of Chicago," stated Deacon Bill Koniers, CathoNet President. (more...)

MiraMed Continues Global Healthcare Expansion
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The healthcare environment is changing rapidly worldwide, with healthcare reform in the United States and increased private delivery of health care in the United Kingdom, India and other countries. MiraMed, with its unparalleled data prowess and comprehensive revenue cycle platform, is ideally positioned to take advantage of this new global paradigm with the Big Data expertise to help you succeed. (more...)

VIDEO: RED BAND SOCIETY's Octavia Spencer & Rutger's Marching Band Visit NY Children's Hospital
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Below, the actress is joined by Rutger's Marching Band as the visit a New York Children's Hospital. (more...)

Step Up Productions' HOLIDAZE to Run 11/21-12/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

'Tis the season! Step Up Productions will continue its 2014-15 season with the return of its wildly popular HoliDaze, a hilarious and heartwarming line-up of original holiday-themed short works by Kristiana Rae Colon, Dana Lynn Fromby, Aline Lathrop, Steven Peterson, Joshua Rollins and Steve Simoncic playing November 21 - December 21, 2014 at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago Ave. in Chicago. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at www.stepupproductions.org or by calling (312) 316-8255. The press performance is Tuesday, November 25 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Washington Business Journal Names Gentle Giant Moving Company One of DC's Healthiest Employers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

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OSIRIS AND ISIS Opens at UChicago's Oriental Institute, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Chicago (September 17, 2014) -The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago presents a preview showing of Osiris and Isis, a new evening-length story-ballet choreographed by Chicagoan Ron De Jesus and performed by his namesake company, Ron De Jesus Dance, inspired by the ancient Egyptian myth of Osiris, the god who was murdered by his brother, Seth, and resurrected by his loving wife, Isis. The preview is presented one night only in the Yelda Khorsabad Court of the Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th Street in Hyde Park, Friday, October 17 at 7 pm. (more...)

Derek Klena, Natalie Weiss, and Stephen C. Anthony Join DANIELLE WADE SINGS CARNER & GREGOR, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Derek Klena (Wicked, Bridges of Madison County, Second Stage's DogFight), Natalie Weiss (Everyday Rapture, Wicked, Les Miserables), and Stephen C. Anthony (The Book of Mormon, Catch Me If You Can) are all set to guest star in Danielle Wade sings Carner & Gregor at the Metropolitan Room (34 W. 22nd St., New York, NY) on October 13th at 9:30pm. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC, OKLAHOMA! THE KING'S SPEECH and More Come to Sheffield Theatres in Spring 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

A host of exciting new shows that will visit Sheffield Theatres next year as part of the company's spring 2015 season go on sale to the general public from 10.00am this Saturday, 20 September. The shows, already on sale to Centre Stage Members, include West End drama, show-stopping musicals and magical performances for children. (more...)

VIDEO: VoicePlay Counts Down Top 10 Broadway Hits - A Cappella!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

VoicePlayThe a cappella gurus of VoicePlay (seen on NBC's The Sing-Off and The Sing-Off National Tour) are taking on Broadway in their latest a cappella Top 10 Video. The group, known for their YouTube videos and live show, has elected to weave selections from their favorite Broadway musicals into one harmonious, and often hilarious opus. The YouTube offering, appropriately titled 'ACA Top 10 Broadway', includes sections from classics like Chicago, Les Miserables, Lion King, and The Phantom of the Opera, while also pointing directly to the heart of new millennial successes such as The Book of Mormon and Wicked. Check it out below! (more...)

Artemisia to Kick Off 2014 Fall Festival of Staged Readings This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Artemisia, A Chicago Theatre announces its 2014 Fall Festival of Staged Readings. Performances will be held September 19 & 20and September 26 & 27 at Holy Covenant United Methodist Church, 925 W. Diversey in Chicago. Performances begin at 8:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights and at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday afternoon. Each night a new play is performed and is free to the public. (more...)

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