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Her Story Theater to Present SHADOW TOWN II - THE JOHNS, 10/16-11/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Her Story Theater's Shadow Town II: The JOHNS, written and directed by Mary Bonnett, premieres October 16 and runs through November 23, 2014 at the Mayer Kaplan Theatre, Skokie, IL. Following the 2013 highly-acclaimed play Shadow Town based on sex trafficking of girls in the Chicagoland area, Bonnett creates the second half of story-the 'demand' side and its impact on the purchasers, their families and the sex trafficked girls. (more...)

Famed Russian Painting Makes Comes to Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Chicago, IL - In addition to providing a rare look at the painting style of Soviet Realism, the ongoing Chicago exhibition Red Square on Dearborn marks the first time a renowned work by artist Chaim Livchitz has been shown publicly in the United States. (more...)

2014 International Centre for Women Playwrights 50/50 Applause Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The International Centre for Women Playwrights (ICWP) reported the extraordinary level of international support that is represented by the recipients for this year's 50/50 Applause Awards, which sets out to recognize theatres that produced 50% or more women playwrights in their season of shows. (more...)

Todd Bell Join Cast of West End's BILLY ELLIOT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

This week 11 year old Todd Bell from Whitehaven, Cumbria, joins the cast of Billy Elliot the Musical at the Victoria Palace Theatre to play Billy Elliot's best friend Michael, alternating the role with current Michaels Zach Atkinson (12 years old from Manchester) and Tomi Fry (11 years old from Swindon). Todd Bell will join the adult cast led by Ruthie Henshall (Mrs Wilkinson), Deka Walmsley (Dad), Chris Grahamson (Tony), Ann Emery (Grandma), Howard Crossley (George) and Barnaby Meredith (Older Billy) alongside current Billy Elliots Elliott Hanna (11 years old from Liverpool), Ollie Jochim (12 years old from Chelmsford, Essex Bradley Perret (12 years old from Juan les Pins, France) and Matteo Zecca (12 years old from Buckinghamshire) who alternate the title role. (more...)

Signature Theatre Welcomes Joe Calarco as New Resident Director/Director of New Works
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Virginia's Signature Theatre has appointed Joe Calarco to the new position of Resident Director/Director of New Works. In this position, Calarco will continue to strengthen Signature's commitment to new work by shepherding the development of new musicals and plays and actively seeking the work of original and diverse voices. Calarco will also direct 1-2 shows per season and will continue his work with Signature in The Schools, Signature's flagship education program. (more...)

CONFESSIONS OF A MOVIE COWBOY'S HORSE is Released
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

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What's Playing on Broadway: September 15-21, 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 15, 2014

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of September 1-7, 2014. (more...)

Desert Ensemble Theatre Company Opens Season with BROADWAY D-LIGHTS Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Desert Ensemble Theatre Company will open its 2014-15 season on Friday, October 17 with a benefit performance of 'Broadway D-Lights,' featuring three of the Valley's top vocalists - Keisha D, Charles Herrera and Jerome Elliott. Charlie Creasy is music director for this lively evening of songs spanning decades of American musical theater. (more...)

Frances Ruffelle Coming to St. James Studio in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The St. James Studio will welcome Tony Award winning actress and performer Frances Ruffelle to its stage for the first time, performing Paris Original, from Wednesday 01 to Friday 03 October 2014. The show is devised by Matt Ryan and Frances Ruffelle and produced by Danielle Tarento. Press are invited to attend the performance on Wednesday 01 October at 8pm. (more...)

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE to Run 10/10-19 at Oscar G. Brockett Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance presents A Streetcar Named Desire, October 10-19 at the Oscar G. Brockett Theatre. (more...)

CSO's Free Happy Hour Concert Series Returns 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Due to its success last season, the Columbus Symphony will continue its Happy Hour free concert series in the 2014-15. The first concert will feature guest conductor Stephen Squires on Thursday, October 2, at the Ohio Theatre. The performance will last approximately 90 minutes and feature Vaughan Williams' Serenade to Music, Stacy Garrop's Thunderwalker, and Mozart's Symphony No. 40. The 2014-15 Happy Hour concert series is presented by PNC Arts Alive with additional support from Watershed Distillery and the Johnstone Fund for New Music. (more...)

Theater Wit Sets 'MR BURNS' Cast, Adds BAD JEWS & SANTALAND DIARIES to Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Wit's eleventh season launches November 21-December 28 with The Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris, adapted by Joe Mantello, directed by Theater Wit Artistic Director Jeremy Wechsler, once again starring Mitchell Fain. (more...)

Naked Girls Reading to Celebrate Fifth Anniversary with BOOKENDS, 10/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Celebrate five years of New York's 'Best Story Hour' (The Village Voice Best of NY) as Naked Girls Reading presents BOOKENDS. Join your favorite readers-in-the-buff to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the New York City branch of Naked Girls Reading at this very special literary event, as the Naked Girls share the first and last writings by their most beloved authors! (more...)

Fay Servicing Adds RES.NET REO Platform to Manage Portfolio
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

“We assessed several systems to manage our REO assets, and RES.NET proved the most robust and most easy to use platform,” said Glenn Brooks, SVP at Fay Servicing. “The data points we capture through RES.NET allow us to seamlessly create detailed reporting for our clients as well as internally manage our aggressive timelines for the REO portfolio.” (more...)

NBC's SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL Leads the Night In All Key Measures
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

NBC is currently #1 for the night among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in every key ratings category, including adult-female demos, in the fast-national ratings. (more...)

YUSUF/CAT STEVENS Returns With 'Tell 'Em I'm Gone', Out 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Legacy Recordings today announced that iconic singer-songwriter and 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Yusuf / Cat Stevens has joined the label's storied musical family. To kick off this exciting new chapter in Yusuf's career, Legacy Recordings will release his first new studio album in five years, entitled Tell 'Em I'm Gone, on October 27. (more...)

Chita Rivera, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Birdland in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its October 2014 schedule, featuring Chita Rivera, Dave Leibman Big Band, Miss Coco Peru, Benny Green Trio, Kenny Baron and Dave Holland, Barbara Carroll, Ron Carter Nonet, Jane Monheit's Jazz Party, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. (more...)

HelloWorld, Inc. Welcomes Challenge Detroit Fellow as Part of Third Annual Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

DETROIT, MI -  HelloWorld, Inc., a Detroit-based company that provides a rich engagement platform for marketers has welcomed Challenge Detroit Fellow, Hannah Mills, to the team. Launching year three of its program, Challenge Detroit is an urban revitalization project bringing innovative leaders to the city to live, work, play, give and lead in the community. (more...)

Patient-Friendly Guide Offers Free Step-by-Step Information for People With Soft Tissue Sarcoma
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

FORT WASHINGTON, PA - People with various soft tissue sarcoma diagnoses need access to state-of-the-art treatment information in easy-to-understand language. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has published the NCCN Guidelines for Patients: Soft Tissue Sarcoma for people with various soft tissue sarcoma diagnoses, including sarcomas of the limbs, outer trunk, head, and neck; sarcomas of the inner trunk; gastrointestinal stromal tumors; and desmoid tumors. (more...)

Impact Advisors Recognized as one of Consulting Magazine's Best Firms to Work For in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Chicago, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Impact Advisors, LLC, a distinguished healthcare information technology consulting services firm, announced today that it has been ranked as a Best Small Firm to Work For in 2014 by Consulting Magazine. This is the fifth time Impact Advisors has received this recognition. The complete survey findings are published in the September issue of Consulting Magazine. (more...)

The Options Industry Council and Saxo Bank Announce Dubai Seminar, Part of Options Education Roadshow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Further to the content sharing agreement announced in April between The Options Industry Council (OIC) and Saxo Bank, the online trading and investment specialist, Saxo Bank has announced an options seminar in Dubai on September 17. (more...)

Clifford Law Offices' Names New Managing Partner
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Clifford Law Offices in Chicago, one of the nation's most renowned personal injury and wrongful death law firms, has named the Honorable Henry R. Simmons (Retired) as the new Managing Partner of the firm. (more...)

Victory Networks Launches SpeedEdge, an Ultra-Low Latency Feed Handler
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Victory Networks, a leading provider of market data, connectivity and colocation solutions for trading firms, today introduced SpeedEdge, a new ultra-low latency feed handler for futures and equity options. Due to its unique architecture and open API, SpeedEdge offers trading firms a more scalable, flexible and transparent solution than traditional legacy feed handlers. (more...)

BWW Reviews: August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS Strums at No Rules Theatre Co.
by Keith Tittermary - Sep 15, 2014

The late August Wilson is one of America's greatest playwrights. From the early 1980s up until his death in 2005, Wilson wrote 10 plays, each encompassing African American life in a different decade focusing on the same Pittsburgh neighborhood, with Ma Rainey's Black Bottom being the sole play to occur outside of Pittsburgh. These 10 plays when put together are known as The Pittsburgh Cycle or Century Cycle, and is considered some of the 10 best plays ever written by an American playwright. (more...)

DAMIEN RICE Confirms Intimate U.S. Performances
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Damien Rice has confirmed select stateside tour dates this fall including a stop in Los Angeles and three nights New York City. A limited number of advance tickets will be available to mailing list subscribers via www.damienrice.com. A 48-hour pre-sale window will begin onWednesday, September 17 at 9a.m. local time and general on-sale will begin Friday, September 19 at 9a.m. local time. (more...)

Hampstead Theatre's DI AND VIV AND ROSE to Transfer to Vaudeville Theatre in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Hampstead Theatre's critically acclaimed production Di and Viv and Rose, will open at the Vaudeville Theatre on 29 January 2015 with previews from 22 January. Anna Mackmin returns to direct Amelia Bullmore's funny and insightful comedy about female friendship. Tamzin Outhwaite* reprises her role as Di and will be joined by Samantha Spiro as Viv and Jenna Russell as Rose. (more...)

WB's CRIME WATCH DAILY Sold to Tribute Owned Stations
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The Tribune Broadcasting station group will launch “Crime Watch Daily,” the new one hour, first of its kind daily program, that covers all the different aspects of the world of crime, mystery and intrigue like no show on television today, in Fall 2015. (more...)

ABC's MISS AMERICA Scores 4-Month Slot Highs
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

During its final half-hour from 10:30-11:00 p.m., as Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was crowned, “The Miss America Competition” drew 7.6 million viewers and a 1.7 rating, 5 share with young adults.   (more...)

Tune in for Season 5 of Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac, Featuring Celebrity Chef, Paul Wahlberg
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

BOSTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Rough Cut Woodworking with Tommy Mac, WGBH's Emmy-nominated woodworking series, is back for a 5 th season and Tommy is going all out on big projects! Join him for 13 new episodes beginning Saturday, October 11 (check local listings) on public television, and watch as he turns unusual design inspiration into easy-to-follow projects for all. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet's SWAN LAKE to Make Chicago Premiere, 10/15-26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The Joffrey Ballet celebrates its 20th anniversary of calling Chicago home in the 2014-15 season and its annual fall engagement brings the Joffrey Premiere of a newly envisioned Swan Lake to Chicago for the first time, choreographed by one of ballet's most acclaimed choreographers, Christopher Wheeldon. Continuing Joffrey Artistic Director Ashley Wheater's endeavor to bring re-imagined story-ballets to Chicago audiences, this performance represents the first time The Joffrey Ballet has ever performed a Swan Lake in its almost 60-year history. Swan Lake is presented at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, in 10 performances only, October 15 - 26. (more...)

Juhl Energy, Inc. Presentation Now Available for On-Demand viewing at RetailInvestorConferences.com
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Juhl Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: JUHL), a leading provider of Clean Energy Solutions and the Leader in Community Wind Power, today announcedthat the presentation featuring President, John Mitola, is now available for on-demand viewing at RetailInvestorConferences.com. Attendees can view an overview of the Juhl Energy business model, along with an update of recent corporate developments by visiting http://retailinvestorconferences.com. (more...)

Clarence Brown Theatre Adds Two Tuesday 7:30 pm Performances to Hank Williams: LOST HIGHWAY RUN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Due to popular demand, the Clarence Brown Theatre has added a Tuesday, September 16 and a Tuesday, September 23 performance to the run of "Hank Williams: Lost Highway." The shows will begin at 7:30 pm in the CBT's Carousel Theatre on the University of Tennessee campus. (more...)

THE CURING ROOM Transfers to the Pleasance Islington, Oct 21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The Curing Room, David Ian Lee's powerful and provocative play, which caused a huge stir at the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Festival with brave and critically acclaimed performances from seven actors stripped bare on stage, will transfer to London this autumn with a three week run at the Pleasance Islington from 21 October - 9 November, with a press night on 22 October. (more...)

BWW Recap: BOARDWALK EMPIRE: Different Dogs, Same Bone
by Jessica Naftaly - Sep 15, 2014

Here we are again, back for the second episode of BOARDWALK EMPIRE's final season. The episode, entitled “The Good Listener”, hit the ground running this week as we caught back up with that major ensemble of brilliant characters we've been missing. The episode opened with a montage of Eddie Cantor singing, fish frying and other oddities, as abstract openings appear to be a theme this season. We pull out into the episode through the ear canal of Eli Thompson, who we find worse for wear, waking up from what appears to be a drunken stupor. (more...)

Michael Kors Names New Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Michael Kors Holdings Limited, a global luxury lifestyle brand, announced that Pascale Meyran has been named to the newly created role of Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer. She will report to John D. Idol, the Company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. (more...)

CENTER STAGE AT RUTH PAGE Showcase Set for 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The Ruth Page Center for the Arts presents 'Center Stage at Ruth Page,' a benefit performance showcasing the work of their resident four dance and two theater companies at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St., Sunday, September 21 at 3 p.m. A desert reception will precede the 3:45 p.m. performances by: American Blues Theater, CDI/Concert Dance Inc., DanceWorks Chicago, River North Dance Chicago, Ruth Page Civic Ballet and ShawChicago Theater Company. Proceeds from the performance will benefit The Ruth Page Artist In-Residence program. Tickets are $25 for the general public and $15 for students, performing artists and children under the age of 12. To purchase tickets and for more information, please visit www.ruthpage.org (more...)

Review Roundup: Alliance Theatre's BULL DURHAM- Updating Live!
by Review Roundups - Sep 15, 2014

Alliance Theatre just opened the world premiere of BULL DURHAM, a new musical based on the beloved 1988 film. Directed by Kip Fagan (Off-Broadway: The Revisionist), BULL DURHAM has a book by Academy Award-nomineeRon Shelton (director and screenwriter of the Bull Durham movie) and music and lyrics by Susan Werner, whom the Chicago Tribune called, 'one of the most innovative songwriters working today.' Broadway veterans John Behlmann, Melissa Errico, and Will Swenson star as the Veteran catcher 'Crash' Davis (Swenson), rookie pitcher Ebby Calvin 'Nuke' LaLoosh (Behlmann) and Annie Savoy (Errico). (more...)

A&E to Premiere New Original Series DEAD AGAIN, 10/2
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

A&E Network premieres the new nonfiction series 'Dead Again” from executive producer Dick Wolf and his Wolf Reality along with Left/Right Productions. (more...)

Christina Holmes to Release Debut Album' Peace, Love, and C. Holmes' Out 10/14
by Danielle DeSisto - Sep 15, 2014

In June 2013, Christina Holmes, a singer/songwriter originally from New Jersey, now based in Rhode Island, was presented with the opportunity to record her debut album with multi-platinum producer Narada Michael Walden after he heard some of her demos and was blown away by her raw talent. (more...)

Attorney General Eric Holder, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Join Cartoon Network's STOP BULLYING: SPEAK UP Campaign
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Recognizing bullying as a health, educational and legal issue that affects millions of kids and families each year, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan have joined Cartoon Network's recently announced “I Speak Up” call-to-action (more...)

The Clown School Announces New Partnership with Second City Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Beginning Saturday, September 27, The Clown School and Second City Hollywood launch their first collaborative Clowning Level 1 class at Second City's training center in Hollywood, taught by seasoned Clown School performer and instructor Zachary Steel. The class aims to open up the honest and (more...)

FRIENDS Fans Can Win Trip to Central Perk with 'Flyaway to New York' Sweepstakes
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

'The One with the Free Trip to New York City.” What better way for fans to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the premiere of Friends than with their own friends on a free trip to New York City, including a visit to the Central Perk pop-up shop? (more...)

ERASURE Releases Video for New Single 'Elevation'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Watch the euphoric video for ERASURE's brand new single, “Elevation,” HERE. “Elevation” is the first single from ERASURE's forthcoming album, THE VIOLET FLAME which is due out September 23 on mute. (more...)

Sparton Corporation Names New CFO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Mr. Pearson most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of AMCOL International Corporation, a $1 billion global producer of specialty materials. Including six years at AMCOL, Mr. Pearson brings over 20 years of business transformation experience and has been instrumental in working with executive leadership teams in the development and execution of corporate strategy, growth and performance initiatives. (more...)

Victor Technologies and ACTIV Financial Announce Partnership For Real-Time Risk Analytics
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

“We are very excited to offer this volatility data product from Victor Technologies to our customer base,” said David Bloomer, Director, New Business and Alliances at ACTIV Financial. “Our platform easily integrates with the MVF engine, giving subscribers seamless access to a fully managed solution for real-time risk analytics.' (more...)

The Miller Theatre Presents Three POP-UP CONCERTS, 10/14-12/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts welcomes the audience back on stage with the return of Pop-Up Concerts. On Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Either/Or, on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 loadbang - Miller Theatre debut and on Tuesday, December 9 Mivos Quartet - Miller Theatre debut. It's free admission and doors open at 5:30pm, music at 6:00pm at Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street). (more...)

Talent Board Announces Silver Sponsors of the 2014 Candidate Experience Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Talent Board, a non-profit organization focused on the elevation and promotion of a quality candidate experience, today announced the 17 companies supporting the 2014 North American Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards as silver-level sponsors. (more...)

The Joffrey Ballet Presents a Newly Envisioned SWAN LAKE, 10/15-26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The Joffrey Ballet celebrates its 20th anniversary of calling Chicago home in the 2014-15 season and its annual fall engagement brings the Joffrey Premiere of a newly envisioned Swan Lake to Chicago for the first time, choreographed by one of ballet's most acclaimed choreographers, Christopher Wheeldon. Continuing Joffrey Artistic Director Ashley Wheater's endeavor to bring re-imagined story-ballets to Chicago audiences, this performance represents the first time The Joffrey Ballet has ever performed a Swan Lake in its almost 60-year history. Swan Lake is presented at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, in 10 performances only, October 15 - 26. (more...)

AirStrip Highlights the Power of Interoperable Mobility as Part of National Health IT Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

NHIT Week brings together hundreds of healthcare constituents to highlight the ways that information technology improves both patient safety and the overall quality of care, reflecting the NHIT Week theme of “One Voice, One Vision: Transforming Health and Care.” Specifically, AirStrip CEO Alan Portela is stressing the need to enforce interoperability standards. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 9/14/14
by - Sep 15, 2014

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 9/14/2014. (more...)

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