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More Than 25 Indian Start-ups to Visit Silicon Valley Courtesy of NASSCOM 10,000 Start-ups
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

Shoppers Didn't Fill Their Easter Baskets in April According to Newest U.S. Retail Benchmarks From Euclid Analytics
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA(Marketwired - May 8, 2014) - Euclid, the leader of in-store retail analytics, today releases its monthly retail benchmarks report to analyze shopper activity and behavior during the month of April. This month's report measured data from tens of millions of domestic shopping sessions to reveal that shopper activity failed to achieve the surge that was expected with Easter late in the month this year. Euclid asserts that its metrics illustrate a weak outlook for industry revenues, and estimates general merchandise, apparel, furniture and other (GAFO) retail sales declined by as much as two percent year-over-year. (more...)

Katie Rose Clarke and Adam Halpin Star in Long Wharf Theatre's THE LAST FIVE YEARS, Running Now thru 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, will present The Last Five Years, written and composed by Jason Robert Brown, from tonight, May 7 through June 1, 2014 on the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck III Theatre. (more...)

Writers Theatre Premieres DAYS LIKE TODAY, Now thru 7/13
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce Writers Theatre's World Premiere production of Days Like Today, with music and lyrics by Alan Schmuckler and book by Laura Eason, directed by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam, music direction by Doug Peck and choreography by Tommy Rapley. The production runs today, May 6-July 13, 2014 at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The press opening is May 22, 2014 at 7:30pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION Offers Saucy and Serious Wit
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - May 4, 2014

Portland Stage closes its 2013-2014 season with a sharp production of Evan Smith's saucy, yet serious comedy, The Savannah Disputation, as play which examines the foibles of faith and the thorny issues of religious dogma. Smith's 2009 play, set in his native Savannah, recounts the story of two aging sisters, Mary and Margaret, whose devout Catholicism is challenged by The Visit of a fundamentalist missionary, Melissa. Engaged in a dialogue against their will, the sisters soon find themselves plunged into a full-fledged theological disputation, which prompts them to call for reinforcement from their parish priest. The ensuing heated and hilarious conversation tests the tenacity of each of the character's beliefs. (more...)

Enda Walsh's PENELOPE to Open 6/14 at Rogue Machine
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

Tony Award winning playwright Enda Walsh will be represented once again at Rogue Machine Theatre when PENELOPE opens on June 14th at 8pm. (more...)

Chris Weikel Wins NNPN's 2014 Smith Prize Commission
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

The NATIONAL NEW PLAY NETWORK (NNPN), the country's alliance of non-profit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, proudly announces that the 2014 Smith Prize Commission, which carries an Award of $5,000, has been awarded to Chris Weikel for The Word from Kampala. Awarded annually to a proposal for a play that dramatizes the pressing issues of our times, The Smith Prize is funded by a gift from screenwriter, novelist and playwright Timothy Jay Smith and a number of other socially-conscious donors. The Word from Kampala was conceived in reaction to the recent act of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, who signed into law a bill that makes acts of homosexuality punishable by life imprisonment. (more...)

Terrence McNally's LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART and Neil LaBute's THE WAY WE GET BY Set for Second Stage's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) has announced two productions for its upcoming 36th season: the first New York production in 23 years of Terrence McNally's acclaimed play, LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART, directed by Peter DuBois, and the world premiere of Neil LaBute's dark comedy, THE WAY WE GET BY. (more...)

PHOTO: Hugh Jackman Visits HEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris & Lena Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Star of stage and screen Hugh Jackman took in the hit musical HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH yesterday and dropped by backstage following the performance to visit the show's stars (more...)

Kingdom Holding's Investment in JD.com Increased by 130% on First Day of Trading
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Shares of Jingdong Inc. (JD.com) began trading on the Nasdaq on Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 under the symbol 'JD' in which Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) and its Chairman HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud hold an equally combined stake of 2.5% of its capital. (more...)

Redfin Launches Completely Redesigned Real Estate App for iPhone
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

“When people are searching for their dream home, they want to be instantly notified when a home matching their desired criteria hits the market, to easily share details about that home with family and friends and to quickly schedule a tour of that home at a time that works for them,” said Andy Taylor, director of product at Redfin. “This redesign enables Redfin app customers to do all of that from the palm of their hand, giving them a leg up on other homebuyers out there who are competing for the same houses.” (more...)

JIMMY FALLON to Take 'Tonight Show' on the Road to Universal Orlando This June
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2014

NBC announced today that “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” will embark on its first road trip and tape four nights of shows, Monday, June 16 – Thursday, June 19 (more...)

BWW Reviews: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Pays Tribute to Kander and Ebb with ALL THAT JAZZ at Strathmore
by Jennifer Perry - May 16, 2014

Stellar vocalists and instrumentalists deliver a fine and worthy tribute to John Kander and Fred Ebb. (more...)

A LITTLE TOUCH OF COWARD IN THE NIGHT Comes to the Met Room, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

SuzBo Entertainment Inc. presents 'A Little Touch of Coward in the Night', the Words and Music of NOËL COWARD. Starring Suzanne Petri and John Eskola with director Bob Breuler and musical director Bob Moreen. (more...)

BWW TV: Harold Prince Welcomes Boggess & Lewis to THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 13, 2014

The Phantom of the Opera, which is now in its 26th year on Broadway, celebrated yet another in a long line of milestones last evening, as it welcomed former LITTLE MERMAID co-stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess to the cast on Monday, May 12, at the Majestic Theater. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the big night, and below, he chats with legendary director Harold Prince about the latest additions to the cast! (more...)

Uruguayan President José Mujica Heads for the First Time to Washington DC to Meet Barack Obama
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Nobel Peace candidate Uruguayan President José Mujica is expected to meet U.S. President Barack Obama for the first time on May 12 at Washington DC, and Renato Ferreira, Founder and President of LOBRAUS, is excited to accompany the Uruguayan leader. (more...)

ironSource Hosts the Legendary Internet Entrepreneur Xu Xiaoping On His First Trip to Israel
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

This week, leading digital delivery company ironSource hosted a delegation of some of the most accomplished Chinese entrepreneurs and opinion leaders in the digital space at their offices in downtown Tel Aviv. The group was led by Xu Xiaoping, one of China's foremost angel investors, co-founder of New Oriental School and founder of ZhenFund, who invested in over forty companies last year with a focus on internet companies and education. Niu Wenwen, publisher and creator of The Founder magazine, and other leading figures also joined the delegation and visit to ironSource offices. (more...)

Amsterdam Mayor Eberhard van der Laan to Lead Trade Delegation to U.S. April 1-April 16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

NEW YORK, NY - Amsterdam Mayor Eberhard van der Laan and a delegation of the Netherlands economic development and trade officials will visit New York, San Francisco, Boston, and Baltimore April 1-April 16. The goals are to strengthen economic ties and promote Amsterdam as a European business hub. During The Visit, the delegation is expected to meet with business leaders and elected officials to cultivate greater opportunities for U.S. companies to conduct business in Amsterdam. Coinciding with the delegation's trip, the historic Clipper Stad Amsterdam will dock in the ports of Baltimore, New York and Boston. Guests will be invited on the state-of-the-art ship that will host a range of programs and events. The Clipper is currently traveling up the East Coast before heading back to her home port in Amsterdam. (more...)

Broadway Legend Chita Rivera Hosts GMHC's Spring 2014 Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Today, Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC), the nation's oldest AIDS service organization, announces the sensational news that its annual dinner gala will be hosted by the award-winning actress, singer and dancer, Chita Rivera, and held at Cipriani 42nd Street, tonight, March 26, 2014. A revered Broadway legend, Ms. Rivera is not a stranger to GMHC. In 2004, she starred in GMHC's benefit concert, 'Showstoppers,' featuring 20 Broadway stars performing their signature numbers at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. (more...)

NCPA to Welcome the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra to Mumbai, April 5-6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

The National Centre for the Performing Arts, India's premier arts institution presents BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra on 5th and 6th April at 11:30am and 7:30pm respectively at the NCPA's Jamshed Bhabha Theatre. NCPA joins hands with BBC SSO in the most ambitious programme of cultural exchange to promote and educate children about Western Classical Music in the country. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Cast Members of WICKED Visit Local High School
by Kathy Strain - Mar 25, 2014

While Wicked spends several weeks in each city, cast members love to take the opportunity to speak to theater and choir classes about their experiences of being in the show and how they got interested in the business in the first place. (more...)

Axxess Launches New Home Health Care Mobile App
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

The mobile app named “Axxess Agencycore” offers several key functions that enable better patient care and real-time collaboration among the treatment teams. The app features a HIPAA-compliant, secure messaging center that facilitates real-time communication and collaboration about patient care. It features a built-in Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) system that establishes proof of care by capturing a patient's signature and recording the time and location of The Visit. The app can be used to document vital signs and other visit notes at the point of care. This includes the ability to instantly upload images taken with the device, meaning clinicians can spend more time with their patients and less time on cumbersome paperwork. Furthermore, the app allows the user to access patient-care plans at a glance and manage their schedules in real time. With built-in passcode-enabled, encrypted dual-layered security, user information is always secure even if the mobile device is lost or stolen. (more...)

FOOL FOR LOVE with Chris Pine & Lauren Ambrose, A GREAT WILDERNESS & More Set for WTF's 2014 Nikos Stage Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced the 2014 Nikos Stage offerings, completing the 60th Anniversary Season for the Tony Award-winning theatre company. The Nikos Stage season kicks off on July 9th with the East Coast premiere of Samuel D. Hunter's acclaimed play A Great Wilderness (July 9 - 20) and will also include a revival of Sam Shepard's Fool For Love, directed by Daniel Aukin with Lauren Ambrose (making her Festival debut) and Chris Pine (returning to Williamstown after 12 years), playing July 24 - August 3. The Nikos Stage season ends with the anticipated return of the PigPen Theatre Co.'s celebrated production of The Old Man and the Old Moon (August 6 - 17). (more...)

BWW Interview: Frederick Weller's Extended Family Bonds
by Naomi Serviss - Mar 20, 2014

Weller stars in MOTHERS AND SONS, Terrence McNally's latest drama, about the lives that continued 20 years after a death from AIDS. (more...)

Breaking News: Broadway Stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess to Take Over in PHANTOM This May!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

This just in! Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group just announced that THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will welcome a starry leading combination beginning Monday, May 12. (more...)

DC Moore Gallery Opens 'Romare Bearden: Insight & Innovation' Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

DC Moore Gallery is pleased to present Romare Bearden: Insight and Innovation, an exhibition that presents some of the finest examples of Bearden's work in collage, watercolor, and oil, highlighting his mastery of multiple artistic techniques and mediums. While probably best known for his powerful collages, Bearden also created modernist tempera paintings, lyrical abstractions, photographic enlargements that he called Projections, lush watercolors, and jazz and blues monotypes. (more...)

HID Trusted Tag Services Offers Internet of Things (IoT) Authentication for Smart Mobile Devices
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

With NFC technology, smartphones and tablets can interact with everyday objects in new and exciting ways, ranging from tapping a “smart poster” for an interactive brand experience to authenticating the value of a luxury item to verifying The Visit of a home health aide in a patient's home. (more...)

BWW Asks - Which Celebrity Are You Rooting for on Tonight's DANCING WITH THE STARS?
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 17, 2014

This season's dynamic lineup of stars, including two Olympic Gold Medalists, a game show host, a swimming legend and a teen pop star will perform for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during tonight's two-hour season premiere (more...)

DC Moore Gallery Presents 'Romare Bearden: Insight & Innovation', 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

DC Moore Gallery is pleased to present Romare Bearden: Insight and Innovation, an exhibition that presents some of the finest examples of Bearden's work in collage, watercolor, and oil, highlighting his mastery of multiple artistic techniques and mediums. While probably best known for his powerful collages, Bearden also created modernist tempera paintings, lyrical abstractions, photographic enlargements that he called Projections, lush watercolors, and jazz and blues monotypes. (more...)

Full Cast and Creatives Announced for Yale Rep's THESE PAPER BULLETS!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE presents the world premiere of THESE PAPER BULLETS!, a modish ripoff of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, adapted by Rolin Jones, with songs by Billie Joe Armstrong, and directed by Jackson Gay, March 14-April 5 at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 20. (more...)

Classic Quilts Hosts the Popular International Quilt Show in Dubai for Quilting Aficionados
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

DUBAI, UAE, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

Mesa Teaching Duo Honored as Taylor Morrison and KEZ 99.9's Excellence in Education Winners
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

A husband-and-wife teaching team from Mesa is this month's Excellence in Education winners from Taylor Morrison and KEZ 99.9 FM. (more...)

New Medicast' App Brings Doctors To Doorsteps In Los Angeles And Orange County
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

LOS ANGELES, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Medicast, a new doctors-on-demand mobile service, announced its entrance into the Los Angeles and Orange County markets. To provide the highest standard of personal care that's both convenient and accessible to those in need, Medicast connects patients face-to-face with a compassionate physician through a simple click of a button. Empowering consumers to seek quality, personalized healthcare on their own terms, Medicast revitalizes the on-demand house call model using today's technology efficiencies. (more...)

Marlowe Theatre Representatives Visit Royal Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

Students and a teacher from Canterbury Academy and a representative from The Marlowe Theatre travelled to the Royal Shakespeare Company's Stratford-Upon-Avon home to meet HRH The Prince Of Wales on Monday (2 June). (more...)

Anna Chlumsky, Jason Danieley, The Skivvies & More Join WTF's 2014 Season; Lauren Ambrose Withdraws from FOOL FOR LOVE with Chris Pine
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced additional casting on both the Main Stage and Nikos Stage as well as special events for the 2014 Season. On the Main Stage: Diana DiMarzio, Rick Holmes, and Timothy Shew join the WTF Resident Company, appearing in both June Moon and The Visit. (more...)

Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - Berkshire Region
by Larry Murray - Jun 2, 2014

No rural area has as many summer stages as the Berkshires of Massachusetts whose offerings overflow its borders. (more...)

A COUPLE OF BLAGUARDS to Play Harris Center, 4/24-27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Angela's Ashes, and bestseller Tis, Frank McCourt, and his brother Malachy, also a successful author, joined talents to write an autobiographical account of their years growing up in poverty in Ireland, A Couple of Blaguards. Though times were tough in Limerick, the tales spun by the brothers McCourt simmer with bittersweet recollections, ferocious humor and a parade of colorful characters from the priest who warns of sinners' eyeballs exploding in hell to the McCourt grandmother who spits on Franks unruly Presbyterian hair to tame it. (more...)

BWW Reviews: HOMOS IN KIMONOS
by Brett Considine - Apr 6, 2014

Homos in Kimonos offers an alternative night of entertainment. It is highlighted by two promising young performers who boast an impressive vocal presence that is seemingly magnified by the unique and appealing venue. (more...)

NCPA Welcomes the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra to Mumbai This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2014

The National Centre for the Performing Arts, India's premier arts institution presents BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra this weekend, 5th and 6th April at 11:30am and 7:30pm respectively at the NCPA's Jamshed Bhabha Theatre. NCPA joins hands with BBC SSO in the most ambitious programme of cultural exchange to promote and educate children about Western Classical Music in the country. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A VIEW OF THE MOUNTAINS Now at NJ Rep - Don't Miss It!
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 30, 2014

Metropolitan area audiences will enjoy 'A View of the Mountains' now onstage at New Jersey Repertory Company in Long Branch. Written by Lee Blessing and directed by Evan Bergman, a family reunion becomes an uncomfortable, yet comical meeting as political and personal tensions surface. (more...)

Yale Rep to Stage World Premiere of THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND, 4/18-5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Yale Repertory Theatre, in a co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, presents the world premiere of The House that will not Stand by Marcus Gardley, directed by Patricia McGregor. The House that will not Stand will be performed at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) April 18-May 10. Opening Night is Thursday, April 24. (more...)

International City Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES to Run 6/6-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

The manicured life of an actor-turned-politician and his impeccable wife is upset when relatives arrive at their Palm Springs home for the holidays - including daughter Brooke who's about to publish a tell-all memoir. caryn desai [sic] directs Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities, opening June 6 at International City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews take place on June 4 and June 5. (more...)

A COUPLE OF BLAGUARDS Plays Harris Center, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Angela's Ashes, and bestseller Tis, Frank McCourt, and his brother Malachy, also a successful author, joined talents to write an autobiographical account of their years growing up in poverty in Ireland, A Couple of Blaguards. Though times were tough in Limerick, the tales spun by the brothers McCourt simmer with bittersweet recollections, ferocious humor and a parade of colorful characters from the priest who warns of sinners' eyeballs exploding in hell to the McCourt grandmother who spits on Franks unruly Presbyterian hair to tame it. (more...)

Alexandra Silber to Interview John Doyle at Pace University, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Pace University's Pace Performing Arts presents An Afternoon with John Doyle, the acclaimed director, at Pace's Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, 3 Spruce Street in lower Manhattan on Sunday, April 27 at 2pm. Admission is free and open to the public. No reservations are required. (more...)

Writers Theatre to Premiere DAYS LIKE TODAY, 5/6-7/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce Writers Theatre's World Premiere production of Days Like Today, with music and lyrics by Alan Schmuckler and book by Laura Eason, directed by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam, music direction by Doug Peck and choreography by Tommy Rapley. The production runs May 6-July 13, 2014 at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The press opening is May 22, 2014 at 7:30pm. (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Monday, April 21, 2014 - 'AUTUMN', ANNAPURNA, Anti-Piracy and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 21, 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: THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN opens on Broadway, ANNAPURNA opens off-Broadway and more! (more...)

Katie Rose Clarke and Adam Halpin to Star in Long Wharf Theatre's THE LAST FIVE YEARS, Running 5/7-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, will present The Last Five Years, written and composed by Jason Robert Brown, from May 7 through June 1, 2014 on the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck III Theatre. (more...)

Yale Rep Stages World Premiere of THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND, Now thru 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Yale Repertory Theatre, in a co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, presents the world premiere of The House that will not Stand by Marcus Gardley, directed by Patricia McGregor. The House that will not Stand will be performed at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) today, April 18-May 10. Opening Night is Thursday, April 24. (more...)

Judy Kuhn & Howard McGillin Join Williamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISIT; Season Casting Announced!
by 30 Days of NYMF 2012 - Apr 18, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced exciting casting for their Main Stage productions, along with a several special events for their 2014 Summer Season. On the Main Stage: Festival veterans including Nate Corddry, Holley Fain, Christopher Fitzgerald and Nancy Opel join the cast of June Moon, directed by Jessica Stone (July 2- 13); Justin Long returns to Williamstown, joining Renee Fleming in the World Premiere of Living on Love(July 16 - 26), and theater veterans Judy Kuhn, Howard McGillin, festival favorite Roger Rees, and more join Chita Rivera in the John Doyle-directed production of The Visit, with choreography by Graciela Daniele (July 31 - August 17). (more...)

Cannes Film Festival Announces Short Films in Competition
by Movies News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

While the Official Selection of feature films for the 67th Festival de Cannes will be revealed on Thursday April 17th, the list of Short Films has been unveiled in advance. (more...)

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