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Kevin Mahogany to Headline 2014 South Bend Jazz Festival, 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Kevin Mahogany to headline the 3rd annual South Bend Jazz Festival, Saturday, August 16th from 4:00 p.m till 11:00 p.m; in front of the Morris Performing Arts Center. Free to the Public! Featuring Six international acts from a Variety of Jazz genres. (more...)

Acidic Headlines the Troubadour on; Announces New Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Fresh off America's longest running premiere music festival Vans Warped Tour, Los Angeles based alternative rock band ACIDIC returns home to perform at the landmark Troubadour in Los Angeles on Friday, July 25th at 7 PM. (more...)

Peninsula Players' THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP Opens 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

The frighteningly funny farce "The Mystery of Irma Vep- A Penny Dreadful" by Charles Ludlam opens July 30 at Peninsula Players Theatre, America's oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County's theatrical icon. The Drama Desk-and Obie Award-winning comedy is a true mix of Victorian gothic romance and Universal monster movies. (more...)

Nikki Lane to Make TV Debut on Conan, 8/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Nikki Lane is thrilled to announce she will make her television debut on Conan Monday, August 4. (more...)

Disney Channel Announces August Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Disney Channel announces August 2014 Programming Highlights (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/25/14 - Iglehart Takes Over THE VIEW, BIG FISH in Chicago, MALA HIERBA and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 25, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: James Monroe Iglehart co-hosts THE VIEW, DONKEY PUNCH and MALA HIERBA begin off-Broadway, BIG FISH swims back to Chicago and more! (more...)

Amon Carter Museum of American Art Adds Raphaelle Peale Masterpiece to Collection
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The Amon Carter Museum of American Art announces today the acquisition of the painting Peaches and Grapes in a Chinese Export Basket (1813) by Raphaelle Peale (17741825). The first work by Peale to enter the collection, the still life painting was purchased in memory of the museum's founder Ruth Carter Stevenson (19132013). The painting is on view beginning July 29 in the main gallery. (more...)

Liam Mower to Make Special Appearance in BILLY ELLIOT for Live Stream Broadcast, Sept. 28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

On Sunday 28 September, Liam Mower will join the cast of Billy Elliot the Musical for a special performance to be broadcast live from the Victoria Palace Theatre to cinemas across the UK and around the world. Mower, who will play the role of Older Billy, originated the role of Billy Elliot in 2005 along with George Maguire and James Lomas, and was the first boy ever to play the role on stage. (more...)

VIDEO: FOX's SLEEPY HOLLOW Comes to Comic Con with Oculus Rift Experience
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Fans could lose their heads at the “SLEEPY HOLLOW”–THE “VIRTUAL REALITY” EXPERIENCE at Petco Interactive Zone at this year's Comic Con. (more...)

FOX's HELL'S KITCH Names Season 12 Winner
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

The 12th season of HELL'S KITCHEN came to an exciting close as host and Head Chef Gordon Ramsay announced Scott Commings the winner during tonight's Season Finale on FOX. (more...)

Mayim Bialik, Peter Funt to Host TV Land's New Original Version of CANDID CAMERA
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

TV Land announced today that Emmy(R) Award nominee Mayim Bialik ('The Big Bang Theory') will host TV Land's new original version of 'Candid Camera' alongside executive producer and long-time host Peter Funt (more...)

CRT to Present SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE CASE OF THE JERSEY LILY, 7/30-8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

For the fourth show in their 43rd annual summer season, Cortland Repertory Theatre presents the New York State premiere of the new mystery/comedy "Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily" by Katie Forgette. Performances will run from July 30th - August 9th with evening performances at 7:30 PM. Matinees are available on August 1st, 5th, and 6th at 2:00 PM. Tickets may be purchased by calling 800-427-6160 or at the CRT Box Office's new location at 24 Port Watson Street in Cortland. Tickets are also available for sale 24 hours a day through the CRT website at www.cortlandrep.org. (more...)

TimeLine Theatre to Stage MY NAME IS ASHER LEV, 8/22-10/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

TimeLine Theatre Company opens its 2014-15 season-the company's 18th season-with the Chicago premiere of MY NAME IS ASHER LEV by Aaron Posner, based on the best-selling novel by Chaim Potok. MY NAME IS ASHER LEV is directed by Kimberly Senior, the Chicago-based director who after this production next directs Ayad Akhtar's Pulitzer Prize-winning play DISGRACED on Broadway. MY NAME IS ASHER LEV runs at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Avenue in Chicago, August 28 - October 18, 2014 (previews August 22 - 27). Press Opening is Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 7/25/2014
by BWW - Jul 25, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 7/25/2014. (more...)

Jeff Fest Arts & Music Festival Celebrates Craft Beer with Key Sponsors Lagunitas Brewing and Lake Effect Brewing, 7/25-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Two neighborhood breweries are among the key sponsors of this year's Jeff Fest Arts & Music Festival. Lagunitas Brewing and Lake Effect Brewing are showing their support for Chicago and its communities by participating in the festival on Chicago's Northwest side in Jefferson Park, from Friday, July 25 through Sunday, July 27, 2014. (more...)

Oracle Produces World-Premiere Play at Chicago Fringe 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

After a powerful opening of THE JUNGLE last weekend, Oracle Productions announces a world-premiere play to be performed at Chicago Fringe 2014. Zachary Baker-Salmon adapts and directs THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THE AMERICAN DREAM IS AT THE EXPENSE OF THE AMERICAN NEGRO, which introduces Public Access Theatre to audiences at the popular festival. Featuring Johnard Washington as James Baldwin and Company Member Jeremy Clark as William F. Buckley, Jr., THIS HOUSE BELIEVES... opens on August 28, 2014, at 7PM and runs for a total of 7 performances during the festival. (more...)

Casting and Cameo Groups Announced for Free Public Works' Musical Adaptation of THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Following last year's acclaimed Public Works production of The Tempest, The Public Theater will continue this community-based initiative this September with a free original musical adaptation of Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE. Featuring more than 200 New Yorkers from all five boroughs performing alongside professional actors and The Public's community partners, Public Works' THE WINTER'S TALE will run for three nights only, September 5-7, at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Free tickets will be distributed, two per person, at 12:00 p.m. on the day of the show at the Delacorte Theater and via the Virtual Ticketing lottery at www.publictheater.org. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2014 - BWW INTERVIEWS: Writer And Comedian Lizzy Mace
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 24, 2014

Comedy writer and actress Lizzy Mace speaks to us about her second solo show 'Overlooked' at the Edinburgh Fringe festival. (more...)

Labyrinth Theater Company Announces 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Labyrinth Theater Company (Artistic Director Mimi O'Donnell, Managing Director Danny Feldman), the award-winning, downtown ensemble, today announced its 2014-2015 season, including A Sucker Emcee, written and performed by Craig muMs Grant, The Insurgents, a new play by Lucy Thurber, and Nice Girl, written by Melissa Ross. All work will be presented at the Bank Street Theater (155 Bank Street), Labyrinth Theater Company's home in New York City's West Village. (more...)

Opera Completes Acquisition of AdColony
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

SAN MATEO, CA - Opera announced today that it has completed its purchase of mobile video advertising platform AdColony. The deal was announced in June and first reported by The Wall Street Journal's CMO Today. (more...)

PhysIQ Predictive Analytic Technology for Proactive Health Monitoring is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

PhysIQ has announced the company launch based on its proprietary predictive analytic technology for human physiology. PhysIQ is the first patient-centered predictive analytics platform for both the regulated Healthcare and unregulated Health & Fitness markets. This novel platform is designed to reliably detect subtle changes in vital signs and other health indicators helpful to both clinicians in managing patients who are suffering from chronic illness, as well as consumers interested in tracking their own health and fitness levels. The PhysIQ platform constructs a personalized baseline norm for each person monitored, rather than simple trending or comparison to population-based statistics. It can also be embedded into patient monitoring devices from other manufacturers who are seeking to design 'smarter' products. (more...)

American Airlines Group Reports Highest Quarterly Profit In Company History
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) today reported its second quarter 2014 results. (more...)

United Announces Second-Quarter 2014 Profit
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

United Airlines (UAL) today reported second-quarter 2014 net income of $919 million, an increase of 51 percent year-over-year, or $2.34 per diluted share, excluding $130 million of special items. Including special items, UAL reported second-quarter 2014 net income of $789 million, or $2.01 per diluted share. (more...)

Scoop: CRIMINAL MINDS on CBS - Wednesday, August 13, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 24, 2014

Get all the scoop on CRIMINAL MINDS, airing on CBS on Wednesday, August 13, 2014! (more...)

Echo Global Logistics Reports Record Second Quarter 2014 Results; Revenue Up 36% Year over Year
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Chicago, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (ECHO), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, reported today financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. (more...)

Ben Rimalower Will Premiere New Play BAD WITH MONEY at The Duplex this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Ben Rimalower's addiction to spending beyond his means has driven him to extreme lengths all his life. In BAD WITH MONEY he charts his sometimes hilarious, sometimes harrowing struggle to overcome his problem-or get rich trying. Written and performed by Ben Rimalower and directed by Aaron Mark, BAD WITH MONEY premieres at The Duplex (61 Christopher Street at Seventh Avenue) from September 4 through November 6. (more...)

North Shore Music Theatre to Present GREASE, 8/12-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

GREASE is the world's #1 rock 'n roll musical and it will be hand-jivin' across the stage at Bill Hanney's award winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) for two weeks only. GREASE begins performances on Tuesday, August 12 and plays thru Sunday, August 24. Press night is scheduled for Wednesday, August 13 at 7:30 pm (more...)

Scoop: RECKLESS on CBS - Thursday, July 17, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 24, 2014

Get all the scoop on RECKLESS, airing on CBS on Thursday, July 17, 2014! (more...)

CB&I Reports Strong 2014 Second Quarter Results
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ CB&I (NYSE: CBI) today reported adjusted net income for the second quarter of $148.3 million, or $1.36 per diluted share, excluding integration related costs of $5.9 million, or $0.05 per diluted share. Second quarter U.S. GAAP net income was $142.4 million, or $1.31 per diluted share.Revenue for the second quarter was $3.3 billion, up from $2.9 billion in the comparable prior year period. Second quarter new awards totaled $4.2 billion, which resulted in a backlog of $31.5 billion. (more...)

Momondo Launches Trip Finder to Inspire Curious Travelers with New Adventures
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Trip Finder users can enter as many travel criteria as they like, including budget, seasonality, weather preferences and travel "mood," including Romantic, Family, Cultural, Social, Local or Fancy. Trip Finder then combines airline ticket prices, weather and geographical information with momondo's own hand-picked content for each location, presenting results as a mosaic of possible destinations that includes a short description, practical information and photos. Users can then conduct a search for airline tickets to that destination. (more...)

Marriott Hotel Near Westside Chicago Names Elizabeth 'Buffy' Esslinger as Catering Sales Manager
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Chicago, IL - The Marriott Chicago at Medical District/UIC is proud to announce the promotion of Elizabeth 'Buffy' Esslinger to the role of Catering Sales Manager. (more...)

Emmy Winner Wayne Brady to Star Opposite Merle Dandridge in KISS ME, KATE at Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The Pasadena Playhouse announced today that Wayne Brady will star as Fred/Petruchio in the Cole Porter Broadway musical KISS ME, KATE. The multi-Emmy Award winning Brady will head a cast of 17. Epps will direct the 2014-2015 Season opener, which will run from September 16- October 12, 2014 with the official press opening on September 21. The production also stars Merle Dandridge (Broadway's Spamalot and Tarzan) as Lily/Kate. (more...)

Lyric Opera of Chicago Holds First BEL CANTO Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Composer Jimmy López and librettist Nilo Cruz heard their music and words come to life recently when members of The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center at Lyric Opera of Chicago sang through portions of Bel Canto backstage at the Civic Opera House on Friday, July 11. Sir Andrew Davis conducted the workshop, with pianists Maureen Zoltek and Craig Terry accompanying 11 singers performing multiple roles. (more...)

DreamWorks Animation Introduces DreamPlace - A Revolutionary New Way To Celebrate The Holiday Shopping Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

GLENDALE, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ It's a little known fact that Shrek, the curmudgeonly ogre best known for fiercely protecting his swamp, actually dedicates his Christmas vacation to helping families find Santa but this year the secret is out! DreamWorks Animation (DWA), the global family entertainment brand best known for award-winning storytelling and industry-leading innovation, makes its official foray into the retail space with the launch of DreamPlace. A state-of-the-art reimagining of the holiday retail experience, DreamPlace is a 2,000-square-foot holiday cottage and combines the latest technology with magical storytelling from creative minds behind such hit franchises as Shrek, Madagascar and How to Train Your Dragon. DreamPlace reimagines one of the signature moments of childhood meeting Santa Claus. This unique and interactive experience is set to debut in a total of seven locations nationwide owned by both General Growth Properties, Inc. (NYSE: GGP) and Forest City Enterprises (NYSE: FCE.A). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Griffin Theatre's MEN SHOULD WEEP, Now Playing Through 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Griffin Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere of Ena Lamont Stewart's landmark Scottish drama MEN SHOULD WEEP, directed by ensemble member Robin Witt, playing through August 10, 2014 on the East Stage of the Raven Theatre Complex, 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.griffintheatre.com or by calling (866) 811-4111. Griffin Theatre is the recipient of the 2014 Special Jeff Award, marking 25 years of presenting provocative and transformational theatre that bridges the generations. (more...)

Exclusive Soundtrack to Accompany THE WALKING DEAD Season 4 on DVD & Blu-ray
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Anchor Bay Entertainment has partnered with AMC and Republic Records to offer The Walking Dead fans an exclusive soundtrack with the release of The Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season on Blu-ray and DVD. The soundtrack and Blu-ray/DVD sets will be made available only through Walmart. In addition, attendees at Comic-Con International 2014 can preorder the set with the “Rick Grimes Sherriff's Badge” Comic-Con collectible at the Anchor Bay Entertainment booth (#4037). The soundtrack, entitled “Songs of Survival Vol. 2,” features exclusive tracks from artists such as Phantogram, Godsmack, Colbie Caillat and The Lumineers and will be included with both the standard and Limited Edition Collection Blue-ray and DVD release of The Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season. (more...)

Los Improviachis to Perform at Crown Point Community Theatre, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Crown Point, Indiana is known for incarcerating famous gangsters (John Dillinger), being the center point of movies (Public Enemies, a movie about Dillinger, was shot there), and for being a former "marriage mill" (no, Dillinger was not married there). One thing that isn't known is the variety of programming Crown Point Community Theatre is producing. CPCT is going to throw another comedic fiesta by hosting Los Improviachis, the world's only improvised mariachi band, on Saturday August 16th starting at 8 PM at 1125 Merrillville Road. (more...)

THE BIG BANG THEORY's Mayim Bialik to Host TV Land's CANDID CAMERA; Premiere Set for August
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

TV Land announced today that Emmy Award nominee Mayim Bialik ('The Big Bang Theory') will host TV Land's new original version of 'Candid Camera' alongside executive producer and long-time host Peter Funt, son of the show's creator and first host, Allen Funt. (more...)

Jay Leno, Cyrille Aimee, Sid the Science Kid and More Set for Stamford's Palace Theatre in 2014-15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Stamford's Palace Theatre announces its 2014-2015 season, featuring artists from all genres. The season serves up an exceptional lineup of comedy, music, children's programming and holiday shows, suitable for patrons from 3 to 93. (more...)

Stage Left Theatre Announces Drekfest 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

DrekFest is on a mission to expose bad writing for what it really is: damn funny. We are not out to make fun of writers or those who love them. We are asking good writers to intentionally write awful plays so that we may laugh at them. (more...)

A JANGLEHEART CIRCUS Sketch and Improv Comedy Festival to Return to The Den Theatre, 8/21-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

A Jangleheart Circus, a three-day sketch and improv comedy festival produced by Upstairs Gallery, returns to The Den Theatre for its second year on August 21st, 22nd, and 23rd. The festival will feature 111 acts on 4 stages across 3 days, including celebrated local Chicago headliners The Nerdolouges, Dummy (???'s from the Chicago Tribune), Kill All Comedy (Chicago Magazine Best Emerging Comedy Troupe 2013), and Rainbow Deli, with special guests Baltimore's Wham City Comedy, presenting an hour of sketch comedy following a critically acclaimed Chicago appearance at The Den earlier this year. (more...)

LAKE UNTERSEE, SKIN DEEP SEA and More Set for Workhaus Playwrights Collective's 8th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Workhaus Playwrights Collective announces its 8th season featuring world premiere productions of LAKE UNTERSEE, by Joe Waechter (September, 2014), SKIN DEEP SEA, by Stanton Wood (February, 2015), and THE REAGAN YEARS, by Dominic Orlando (April, 2015). (more...)

Life Fitness to Launch Hammer Strength Apparel Performance Wear Line
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

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New ANNIE Movie Social Media Image Released
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 24, 2014

More colorful new social media images have been released to promote the forthcoming big screen edition of beloved family-friendly musical ANNIE and are now available to view in anticipation of the film's December release. (more...)

Citi Performing Arts Center and MSG Entertainment Present ANNIE, 11/5 - 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The Citi Performing Arts Center and MSG Entertainment are pleased to announce that the new U.S. National Tour of ANNIE will play November 5 - 16, 2014 at the Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre in Boston. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 18th time, this production of ANNIE will be a brand new physical incarnation of the iconic Tony Award®-winning original. (more...)

The Trews Return to the US for August Tour, 8/10 - 8/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Canada's The Trews released their self-titled, Nettwerk debut digitally in April and supported it by heading down from the Great White North for a run of shows in the States. The quartet follows up with a jaunt through the mid-west starting August 10th in Michigan. Two of the shows (Cincinnati & Louisville) are make-ups for postponed gigs when singer Colin McDonald came down with a broncial infection and the band had to cancel their 2nd and 3rd performances ever in 1000+ gigs over 12 years. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Playwright Will Cooper Has a Beautiful Mind
by Erica Miner - Jul 24, 2014

Will Cooper's play 'Jade Heart' chronicles the journey of an infant girl, abandoned in China and brought to America by her adoptive single Caucasian mother. (more...)

Ron Cohn to Celebrate Birthday with a Cole Porter Cabaret Show, 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Local performer Ron Cohn will celebrate his birthday with a cabaret show about his favorite composer, Cole Porter at the Arthur Newman Theater at the Joslyn Center in Palm Desert on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 2 PM. He will be joined by local musical director Christopher Marlowe and presented by Les Michaels Life Is A Cabaret Sundays In Summer Series. (more...)

Photo Flash: N'Kenge Joins Indianapolis Symphony for 'CLASSIC FM' Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical, Sondheim on Sondheim), reunited with Pops Conductor Jack Everly to perform as a soloist with the Indianapolis Symphony in a new concert CLASSIC FM: RADIO HITS FROM THE DECADES. Below, BroadwayWorld has exclusive photos from opening night! (more...)

Brooklyn-Based Microcinema Icon Spectacle Takes Over MAD's Summer Cinema Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

This summer, Brooklyn-based Spectacle takes over the Theater at MAD as part of the exhibition NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial, presenting 11 unconventional programs that highlight the organization's cross-disciplinary approach and DIY ethos. A unique voice in the wave of micro-cinemas that have emerged in New York City in the past decade, Spectacle was established in 2010 with only 30 seats in its Williamsburg, Brooklyn home, and a staff made up entirely of volunteers. (more...)

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