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West End Comedy THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Bound for Australia
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Olivier Award-winning theatre company Mischief Theatre are bringing their comedy masterpiece The Play That Goes Wrong to Australia for the first time from February next year. (more...)

CARRIE Alumni Set for THE RAGE: CARRIE 2 Parody Tonight at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents The Rage: Carrie 2, An Unathorized Musical Parody in Concert tonight, October 28th at 11:30pm. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Premiere New Docuseries POLAR BEAR TOWN, 11/16
by TV News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Every fall, approximately 10,000 tourists from around the world descend on 'The Polar Bear Capital of the World,' Churchill, Manitoba. (more...)

MTC Presents MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBLERLEY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Marin Theatre Company decks the halls-and stage-this holiday season with Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley,by Playwright in Residence Lauren Gunderson, and  MTC's former Director of New Play Development Margot Melcon. This light-hearted continuance of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice picks up two years after the end of Austen's tale, with the focus this time on middle sister Mary Bennet, now a talented and confident young woman who comes into her own with curiosity and wit while visiting the Darcy household at Pemberley for the winter holiday.  (more...)

Innovative Elementary School STEAM Learning Experiences Combine Live Theatre, FIRST' LEGO' League Jr.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

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THE JUNGLE BOOK Opens at The Rose This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

In an original take on a classic story, The Rose Theater will transform into the jungles of India in their upcoming production of The Jungle Book. This thrilling adventure story follows the story of Mowgli, a baby in India who wanders away from his village and into the jungle where he is raised by wolves. The 70-minute production opens at The Rose on Oct. 28 and continues through Nov. 13.  (more...)

BLOOD is Back at The Complez this Halloween!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Glenne Headly (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Dick Tracy, Mr. Holland's Opus), James Kyson (NBC's Heroes, voted one of "Hollywood's 25 Hottest" by TV Guide), Michael Yama (Betty White's Off Their Rockers) andRob Yang (The Americans, Twisted) join the cast when The Garage re-opens its acclaimed world premiere production of BLOOD. Written and directed by Obie and New York Outer Critics Circle Award-winner/ DGA Award, two-time Golden Globe and five-time Emmy Award nominee Robert Allan Ackerman, BLOOD returns to the The Complex in Hollywood beginning Oct. 28. (more...)

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Announces Spring Show
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Written in approximately 1610, The Winter's Tale is considered to be one of a group of Shakespeare's plays that are vaguely defined by their tragic undertones and simultaneous use of straightforward comic situations. Other plays in this category include Measure for Measure, The Merchant of Venice, Troilus & Cressida, All's Well that Ends Well, and Timon of Athens. While this is the first time the Festival will be featuring this play as its mainstage show in Forest Park, The Winter's Tale was adapted for the 2013 Shakespeare in the Streets production Old Hearts Fresh, written by Festival playwright Nancy Bell and performed in The Grove. (more...)

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Announces First Production of 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2016

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis announced today that The Winter's Tale will be the 2017 season main stage production at Shakespeare Glen in Forest Park. Both tragic and funny, the production is scheduled June 2-25; preview nights are set for May 31 and June 1. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Continues 2016-17 Season with The World Premiere of MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS IN PEMBERLEY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the World Premiere of Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley. Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, written by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon and directed by Jessica Thebus, runs November 10 - December 18, 2016 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is scheduled for Friday, November 18 at 8 pm. (more...)

Salisbury Playhouse and Living Spit to Stage FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Salisbury Playhouse and Bristol-based Living Spit present a new comedy adaptation with songs of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mariah Carey Performs at Hudson's Bay & Saks Fifth Avenue Holiday Window Unveiling
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

For the first time ever, Hudson's Bay and Saks Fifth Avenue kicked off the holiday season with an incredible window unveiling event on Thursday, November 3, 2016. The event in partnership with Mastercard took place at the shared entrance to Hudson's Bay and Saks Fifth Avenue at CF Toronto Eaton Centre on Queen Street and was a celebration for the city of Toronto complete with lights, fireworks and a very special musical performance by singer Mariah Carey. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

VIDEO: Joel McHale & James Corden Choreograph Julianne Hough's First Wedding Dance
by TV News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, James asked guest Julianne Hough about plans for her first dance at her upcoming wedding, and insists he and Joel McHale choreograph a routine on the spot. (more...)

TXT Retail: second consecutive year as a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Merchandise Assortment Management Applications and positioned the Highest for 'Ability t
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

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TXT Retail: second consecutive year as a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Merchandise Assortment Management Applications and positioned the Highest for 'Ability t
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

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Little Angel Theatre to Present ME...
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

Little Angel Theatre present a heart-warming story inspired by the love between a parent and child. (more...)

The Comrades Announce 2017 Inauguration Day Reading of THE TAMING by Lauren Gunderson
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

The Comrades are pleased to announce a 2017 Inauguration Day staged reading of THE TAMING by Lauren Gunderson. (more...)

Jordan Jaffe's New Eco-Comedy WHIRLWIND To Have Staged Reading In New York
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Fresh off our recent run of Crude at Theater 511 @ Ars Nova, join Black Lab Theatre Sunday, November 20th at 5:30pm at Dixon Place for a New York staged reading of Jordan Jaffe's new eco-comedy Whirlwind. (more...)

LOOKING BACK, IT MAY NOT HAVE BEEN RIDGEFIELD HIGH'S BEST PRODUCTION OF OUR TOWN to Premiere at The PIT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

This winter at The Peoples Improv Theater (The PIT), get ready for the world premiere of Looking Back, It May Not Have Been Ridgefield High's Best Production of Our Town, by Augie Praley, running December 4th to January 15th. (more...)

Have Yourself a Very Country Christmas at Gaylord Opryland Resort
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

With the flip of a switch, Nashville's Gaylord Opryland Resort tonight turned on its 2.3 million holiday lights and officially kicked off its 33(rd) annual A Country Christmas celebration. (more...)

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas at Gaylord Hotels
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

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The Dragon Theater to Raise Funds for Planned Parenthood on Inauguration Night with THE TAMING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Bay Area playwright, Lauren Gunderson, one of the most produced playwrights in 2015-2016, has invited artists to stage a reading of her play The Taming on Inauguration Day 2017 for free as a fundraiser. (more...)

Scoop: TO TELL THE TRUTH on ABC - Today, January 7, 2017
by - Jan 6, 2017

Get all the scoop on TO TELL THE TRUTH, airing on ABC on today, January 7, 2017! (more...)

New Dance-Theater Work 'THE BENCH' Will Feature SHUFFLE ALONG's Darius de Haas and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Titus Theatricals, in association with Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, has announced the upcoming industry showcase presentations of the thrilling new work, The Bench – Journey into Love, during the 2017 APAP Conference. (more...)

American Contemporary Music Ensemble Performs at Roulette in NYC Concert Series Curated by Meredith Monk
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

ACME, American Contemporary Music Ensemble, will perform music from its new 'portrait' album Thrive on Routine on Monday, February 13, 2017 at 8pm at Roulette (509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY), on a concert series curated by Meredith Monk. The concert will feature Monk's first string quartet, Stringsongs, from 2005, which ACME has performed frequently and recorded for Q2 Music's Meet the Composer podcast. In addition, ACME will perform Caroline Shaw's in manus tuas for solo cello, Caleb Burhans' Jahrzeit for string quartet, and Timo Andres' Thrive on Routine for string quartet, from the new album. ACME players for this concert are Ben Russell and Laura Lutzke, violins; Caleb Burhans, viola; and Clarice Jensen, cello and ACME artistic director. (more...)

Marvel Comics Presents BLACK PANTHER Featuring 'Born A Snake' by P.O.S.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Marvel Comics continues to present this year's breakout Marvel Super Hero – the Black Panther – through a monthly video series that continues to link the world of comics and hip-hop blending animated comics (more...)

CUPID'S REVENGE and LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Lead Bad Quarto's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2017

Bad Quarto Productions, a theatre company specializing in performing modern theatre using Shakespearean staging techniques, announces its 2017 season. The season includes Cupid's Revenge, a rarely performed play by John Fletcher and Francis Beaumont, the earliest printed version of Shakespeare's early comedy Love's Labour's Lost, and Anna Karenina Lives! A new musical play by Germaine Shames. (more...)

Robert Sell Releases BEWARE OF THE CARPET BAGGERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Robert Sell, a devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'Beware the Carpet Baggers': a gripping and potent and potent journey of love, life, history and culture. (more...)

Fall's Best Reviewed and #1-Rated New Series "This Is Us" Receives Renewal for Two Additional Seasons
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

To the delight of a massive and passionate fan base, NBC has ordered two minimum 18-episode seasons of its Tuesday night drama sensation “This Is Us.” The Pearson family will be spending a few more birthdays with NBC. (more...)

Condor Theatre Company Presents DON QUIXOTE IN ALGIERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Miguel de Cervantes says he is Christian, Zohra bint Ali is Muslim. He is a prisoner, captured by pirates, held for ransom. She is fated to be trapped in an arranged marriage. Both are desperate to flee. Can Miguel and Zohra trust each other enough to escape Algiers together? (more...)

Dr. Sherry Bair Shares 'A Bear Named Boo'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Dr. Sherry Bair, a thirty-five-year veteran in the field of education, devoted writer and author, has completed her new book 'A Bear Named Boo': a light-hearted and potent tale that depicts the compassion and struggles of multiple characters when dealing with communication disorders. 'A Bear Named Boo' portrays people who talk via 'manual' communication and A Bear who tries to learn! (more...)

Hannah Yelland to Star in World Premiere of INTELLIGENCE at Arena Stage; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Jacqueline E. Lawton's new political thriller Intelligence makes its world premiere at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Under the direction of Daniella Topol (Round House's Ironbound), Intelligence explores the cost of deception and the consequences of speaking truth to power. Due to popular demand, the production has been extended for one week with eight additional performances and will run February 24-April 9, 2017 in the Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle. (more...)

Cookies By Design And Build-A-Bear Workshop Partner To Create Deliciously Huggable Gifts
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Cookies by Design, the original cookie bouquet company, has partnered with Build-A-Bear Workshop to launch huggable, lovable special occasion cookie gift baskets featuring teddy bears with Valentine's Day, Birthday, Get Well and New Baby themes. (more...)

Theatre Novi Most to Bring THE MASTER BUILDER to Southern Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Following our acclaimed staging of The Seagull that Cherry and Spoon called 'funny, tragic, odd, and completely enchanting,' Theatre Novi Most will present another classic of the European theatrical canon with this complex drama of ambition and legacy. (more...)

CEOs of Build-A-Bear Workshop to Be Featured on New Episode of UNDERCOVER BOSS, 12/21
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The eighth season of UNDERCOVER BOSS kicks off with two new back-to-back episodes, Wednesday, Dec. 21 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

Belgrade Theatre's Spring 2017 Lineup Full of Music, Drama and Fun
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Belgrade Theatre has revealed its new season of shows coming to Coventry in spring 2017. (more...)

GAZORE! by Will Hallewell is Released
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

A boring day at the mall turns into the adventure of a lifetime. Doug and his brother Sebastian go into the Build-A-Creature store, but when the creature they build comes to life, they're left behind to clean up the mess. Before they know it, they're avoiding a creepy guy who seems to be everywhere and running from a GOT agent. Put on your helmet when reading Gazore! because you're in for a bumpy ride full of chaotic hijinks, against the backdrop of a sweet romance. But it's the healthy dose of verse in rhyme, that gives Gazore! it's lasting charm. EMSA Publishing is proud to announce the December 5, 2016 release of Gazore!, a contemporary fantasy adventure with creatures, humor and verse. Gazore! teaches responsibility-even though Doug didn't really cause the calamity, it is his creature responsible, and Doug never runs. Instead, he uses his critical thinking skills to get the whole town out of their jam. This book is perfect for young adult readers, and for adults to read to their school-age children. Fans of Build-A-Bear, and Dr. Seuss will love Gazore! Follow Gazore!'s blog tour before December 10, 2016 to win one of three eCopies of the book at https://goo.gl/kLi84H (more...)

L Catterton Acquires Pinarello, a Leading Brand of Premium Bicycles
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

GREENWICH, Conn. and MILAN and TREVISO, Italy, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ L Catterton, the largest consumer-focused private equity firm in the world, today announced that it has acquired Pinarello, a leading brand of premium road bicycles, accessories and apparel. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. (more...)

BWW Review: PANTO WONDERFUL WIZARD Gets Silly at Stages Repertory Theatre
by Brett Cullum - Dec 6, 2016

This year, STAGES reinvents OZ for a sardonic look at what 2016 means for America, all the while offering a fun, frothy musical on the surface. It's an odd mix of jabs at the federal government combined with a jingoistic love of all things Texas. It works though, and gosh darn it if it isn't fun! (more...)

BWW Review: Ballet Meets '70s Disco Pop
by Robert Encila - Dec 5, 2016

It's no fluke that Ballet Philippines' 47th season is titled 'Wings.' In its latest display of creativity, the company dazzles with a unique production and exhibits the intrepid capacity for flight away from convention. (more...)

Scoop: TO TELL THE TRUTH on ABC - Sunday, January 22, 2017
by TV Scoop - Dec 30, 2016

Get all the scoop on TO TELL THE TRUTH, airing on ABC on Sunday, January 22, 2017! (more...)

Cast Set for The Comrades' 2017 Inauguration Day Reading of THE TAMING
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

The Comrades have announced the cast for their 2017 Inauguration Day staged reading of THE TAMING by Lauren Gunderson. (more...)

NRF 2017: Pandora and TXT Retail to present at Exhibitor Insights session
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

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Build-A-Bear Workshop CEO Works In Disguise on Season Eight Premiere of CBS's UNDERCOVER BOSS
by TV News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Sharon Price John,President and CEO ofBuild-A-Bear Workshop an interactive destination where guests can create personalized furry friends will share her gratifying and at times emotional experience on the hit CBS series 'Undercover Boss' on Wed., Dec. 21, from 8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT. (more...)

Jeffrey S. Hansen Releases PLAGUE 13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Jeffrey S. Hansen, a devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'Plague 13': a gripping and potent story that is sure to leave the reader on the edge of their seat until the very last page. (more...)

All-New Season of TO TELL THE TRUTH Returns to ABC 1/1
by TV News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

The season premiere of TO TELL THE TRUTH, SUNDAY, JANUARY 1 (9:00–10:00 p.m. EST), features Ashley Graham, Jalen Rose, Angela Kinsey and Donald Faison on the celebrity panel. (more...)

Scoop: UNDERCOVER BOSS on CBS - Saturday, January 21, 2017
by - Dec 15, 2016

Get all the scoop on UNDERCOVER BOSS, airing on CBS on Saturday, January 21, 2017! (more...)

Artist Charlemagne Palestine to Create Installation of Teddy Bears at The Jewish Museum
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

The colorful, fantastical world of visual artist, musician, composer, and performer Charlemagne Palestine (b. 1947, Brooklyn, New York) arrives at the Jewish Museum this spring with an immersive, site-specific installation influenced by childhood experience and by the artist's Brooklyn Jewish roots. (more...)

MTC's MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBLERLEY Announces Extension
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Marin Theatre Company decks the halls-and stage-this holiday season with Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley,by Playwright in Residence Lauren Gunderson, and  MTC's former Director of New Play Development Margot Melcon. This light-hearted continuance of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice picks up two years after the end of Austen's tale, with the focus this time on middle sister Mary Bennet, now a talented and confident young woman who comes into her own with curiosity and wit while visiting the Darcy household at Pemberley for the winter holiday.  (more...)

The Mad-Cool Science of Adam Savage Arrives at the Eccles Center in Park City 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

What happens when you pursue creativity with reckless abandon? Adam Savage-former co-host of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series Mythbusters-will share his make-it-your-own curiosity and wisdom with the Park City Institute audience at the Eccles Center on December 10, 2016.  (more...)

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