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STAGE DIRECTIONS App Launches Today for iPhone
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Broadway Stickers has announced the launch of 'Stage Directions' -- a first-of-its-kind iMessage Stickers App that allows users to insert fun and dramatic stage directions (e.g. [appears through trap door], [sarcastically], [exit, pursued by A Bear], etc.) into their everyday text message conversations, resulting in hilarious original works of art. (more...)

ITCH Theatre to Stage World Premiere Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2016

Insert Theatre Company Here (ITCH), a new theatre company based in Tempe, is proud to announce its inaugural production, the world premiere of Evan Guilford-Blake's comedy Mountain Greenery, a play about the relationships that evolve between a very corporate lawyer, an artist and -- well, A Bear. (more...)

MOBILE UNIT'S HAMLET, Starring Chukwudi Iwuji, Opens Tonight at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The Public Theater's MOBILE UNIT'S Hamlet officially opens at the The Public Theater's Shiva Theater tonight, September 22, for a run through Sunday, October 9.  (more...)

ITCH Theatre to Stage World Premiere Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Insert Theatre Company Here (ITCH), a new theatre company based in Tempe, is proud to announce its inaugural production, the world premiere of Evan Guilford-Blake's comedy Mountain Greenery, a play about the relationships that evolve between a very corporate lawyer, an artist and -- well, A Bear. (more...)

SDG's Biotech Advisor to Speak on Strategies to Beat a Bear Market
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

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UK Tour and NY Dates Announced for MR POPPER'S PENGUINS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Kenny Wax Family Entertainment today announced Mr Popper's Penguins will be visiting 6 venues in the UK from the 27 September to 11 December prior to a West End Christmas season. The Penguins will also be sailing across the Atlantic for their US premiere at New York's renowned New Victory Theatre this autumn.  (more...)

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Out Today
by Movies News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Sony Classical proudly announces the release of The Magnificent Seven (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), featuring music by James Horner and Simon Franglen. (more...)

American Contemporary Music Ensemble in NORDIC NOIR at Le Poisson Rouge
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

The American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME)will perform music by Danish composers Frans Bak, Ejnar Kanding andMBD73 (aka Carsten Bo Eriksen) in a concert called Nordic Noir at Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker St.) on Thursday, October 6 at 7pm. The three composers have chosen music for this concert that captures what they call the Nordic "dark sides" or Nordic Noir - music that captures a coolness, calmness, and a mindfulness. (more...)

Discovery Channel to Premiere All-New Series STILL ALIVE, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Now, survival stories caught on camera will be revealed on STILL ALIVE, an all-new series premiering Today, September 14, at 10 PM ET/PT on the Discovery Channel. (more...)

ECG - The European Clothing Group Will Simplify Collection Development Using PLM by TXT Retail
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

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MOBILE UNIT'S HAMLET, Starring Chukwudi Iwuji, Begins Next Week at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The Public Theater will begin previews for the MOBILE UNIT'S Hamlet on Monday, September 19. (more...)

Remount of 'EMILIE' Set for WAM Theatre's Spring 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Following hard on the heels of the opening of their critically acclaimed co-production of The Bakelite Masterpiece, WAM Theatre's Artistic Director, Kristen van Ginhoven has announced plans for the first event of the company's eighth season in 2017. A special event - a limited run remount of WAM's very successful 2013 production of Emilie: La Marquise Du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight, written by Lauren Gunderson and directed by van Ginhoven, will run from March 30-April 9, 2017, and be presented at Shakespeare & Company's Tina Packer Playhouse in Lenox.  (more...)

American Contemporary Music Ensemble in NORDIC NOIR at Le Poisson Rouge
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

The American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME)will perform music by Danish composers Frans Bak, Ejnar Kanding andMBD73 (aka Carsten Bo Eriksen) in a concert called Nordic Noir at Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker St.) today, October 6 at 7pm. The three composers have chosen music for this concert that captures what they call the Nordic "dark sides" or Nordic Noir - music that captures a coolness, calmness, and a mindfulness. (more...)

New Smithsonian Channel Series POLAR BEAR TOWN to Premiere 11/16
by TV News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

The new Smithsonian Channel docu-series POLAR BEAR TOWN documents a season in Churchill, following this extraordinary migration of human and four-legged animals as they collide in unexpected and sometimes dangerous ways. (more...)

CARRIE Alumni Set for THE RAGE: CARRIE 2 Parody at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

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

Stage Adaptation of Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan Novels Headlines New Rose Theatre, Kingston's Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

With John Malkovich's acclaimed production of Good Canary entering its final week, Rose Theatre Kingston today announces its new season for 2017.  Headlining the season is the world premiere of My Brilliant Friend, a two-part adaptation of Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan quartet of novels which have become a global literary sensation.  The true identity of the author is a mystery, with Elena Ferrante a pseudonym used by the writer, but speculation over the weekend suggested that the author had been unmasked.   (more...)

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...)

Glen Street Theatre Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2016

Glen Street Theatre is excited to announce a diverse 2017 season at their beautiful 400-seat theatre located in Belrose on Sydney's north shore. The theatre will present dramas, comedies, music events, satire and children's theatre from a variety of arts companies and producers from around the country.  (more...)

Carolina Eyck and ACME to Release FANTASIAS FOR THEREMIN AND STRING QUARTET Recording
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

World-renowned theremin virtuosa Carolina Eyck and American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) will release Fantasias for Theremin and String Quartet on October 14, 2016 via Butterscotch Records. (more...)

Josh Duhamel, Jane Lynch Among Official Literacy Champions for Jumpstart's Read for the Record Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Jumpstart is honored to announce the official literacy champions for the 11th anniversary of Jumpstart's Read for the Record, a national campaign that helps address the educational inequities that leave too many children unprepared for kindergarten, by engaging millions of children and adults in the world's largest shared reading experience. (more...)

MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS to Make West End Debut at the Criterion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Kenny Wax Family Entertainment is delighted to announce the West End debut of new family musical - Mr Popper's Penguins, which will open at the Criterion Theatre for a magical Christmas season from the 15 December to 31 December. Mr & Mrs Popper and their remarkable family of performing penguin puppets come to London direct from a UK tour and US premiere at New York's renowned New Victory Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: All Hail PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT
by Nancy Grossman - Oct 1, 2016

Fiddlehead Theatre Company's Boston premiere production of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT dazzles, and it's not just because of the millions of sequins used by Director/Costume Designer Stacey Stephens for the ab-fab fashions of the glamorous drag performers and their entourage. With over 300 costumes, eleven 3-foot wide head-dresses, more than two dozen musical numbers, and a life-size bus named Priscilla, the show offers a visual and aural smorgasbord to rival a midnight snack on a cruise ship. (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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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...)

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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