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137 W. 48th St.

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Grammy Award Nominated Artist Tamela Mann Drops New Album 'One Way'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Grammy Award Nominated, NAACP Image Award Winning Artist and Billboard Chart-Topping Singer TAMELA MANN releases her highly-anticipated new album ONE WAY Friday, September 9 on her Tillymann Music label (more...)

Sully Erna Unveils Title Track from New Solo Album HOMETOWN LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Sully Erna--founder, vocalist, guitarist and songwriter for the multi-platinum rock band Godsmack--will release a new solo album HOMETOWN LIFE Today, September 30 via BMG. (more...)

BWW Review: CASTLES Penetrates as Synaptic Synonymic Sensation Phantasm at Old 505 Theatre
by Brodie Paparella - Sep 26, 2016

Pushing the boundaries of the performance art from is no easy task, and neither is adapting the quick-fire connective nature of the brain for the stage, and yet in House of Sands' Castles, Eliza Sanders accomplishes both, and more. In a work all at once intimate, quintessentially Australian, randomised and unbelievably funny, reviewing Castles is not a matter of attributing meaning, but asserting the importance of this inclusion in our arts landscape. (more...)

BWW Review: 6th Annual Ten-Tucky Festival of Shorts
by Keith Waits - Sep 19, 2016

Ten-minute play festivals are often populated by material that cannot be strictly classified as plays. But the academic distinction between sketch and fully formed play may reasonably give way to a simpler, more binary metric: it either works or it doesn't. Some of the finest writing in this sixth year of shorts produced by The Bard's Town feels as if they are either lifted from a longer piece or are the seeds of a larger story. (more...)

Columbia Records Releases Barry Gibb's 'In The Now' Album Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

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Legendary Singer/Songwriter Barry Gibb to Release First Solo Album 'In The Now' ft New Material, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Columbia Records has announced legendary Grammy award winning singer/songwriter/producer Barry Gibb will release his first solo album involving new material, In The Now, on October 7. (more...)

Little Angel Theatre to Stage A VERY OLD MAN WITH ENORMOUS WINGS This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

When a strange looking old man falls from the sky and into a quaint fishing village the surprised locals don't know quite what to make of him at all. Add to their surprise a sickly boy being miraculously restored to health and an irresolvable infestation of crabs being suddenly resolved, and we have the beginnings of a very marvellous story. (more...)

Dementia Community Benefits from New Family Saga Novel BROUGHT TO OUR SENSES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

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Spring-Green Welcomes Newest Franchise Owner Jimy White
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

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Robert Sirota Curates New Bridging the Gap Series at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Composer Robert Sirota is curating a new season-long series at National Sawdust (80 N 6th St). Titled Bridging the Gap, the series will feature concerts of chamber, choral, and solo works which Sirota has crafted to explore the student/teacher, mentor/mentee relationships between generations of composers. Each concert will be preceded by a discussion with composer mentors, mentees, and performers, led by a distinguished thought leader. The concerts themselves will include performances of works by both younger composers and the teachers who have influenced their development. (more...)

Totem Pole Playhouse Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL With An Expanded Cast Of Community And Professional Actors
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Totem Pole Playhouse, Pennsylvania's premiere summer theatre, in association with Gettysburg Community Theatre, will premiere its original adaptation of the family holiday classic A Christmas Carol for the 2016 holiday season at the Majestic Theater in Gettysburg December 8-18. (more...)

CMT to Premiere 3-Night Special NASCAR: THE RISE OF AMERICAN SPEED
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2016

CMT announced an unprecedented six hour, three night special event dedicated to the fearless men who took stock car racing out of the backwoods and into the national spotlight with NASCAR: THE RISE OF AMERICAN SPEED (more...)

THE GAZILLION BUBBLE SHOW Set for Adelaide Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Get ready for the Adelaide premiere of bubble mania as the Festival Theatre is transformed into a magical bubble land from 14 - 17 July. (more...)

OpenTable Reveals 75 Best Restaurants for Brunch in Canada Just in time for Mother's Day
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

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Short Story Theatre to Host Evening of Storytelling, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Short Story Theatre presents an evening of storytelling on Thursday, June 9, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. at Miramar Bistro, 301 Waukegan Ave., in Highwood. Tickets are $10, cash or check at the door. For pre-show dinner reservations : 847-433-1078. (more...)

Cast Announced for MOLIERE at the Drayton Arms
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Critically acclaimed French theatre company Exchange Theatre have announced the cast of their new adaptation of Moliere's rarely-performed French farce The Doctor In Spite of Himself, playing in both English and French as part of the Bastille Festival 2016, which returns to the Drayton Arms Theatre this summer. (more...)

G.H. Cretors Popped Corn Enhances Snacking With Exciting New Flavors: Dill Pickle, Chile Jalape'o White Cheddar And Blueberry Lemon
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

G.H. Cretors introduces three new flavors: Organic Dill Pickle, Organic Chile Jalapeo White Cheddar and Blueberry Lemon, proving that in an increasingly popular snack category, not all popcorn is created equally. The flavors range from zesty and spicy to tangy and sweet, ensuring a taste to satisfy every craving. (more...)

Action-Packed Thriller TERM LIFE Now Available on Digital HD and On Demand
by Movies News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

A father and daughter team up for an action-packed crime thriller in Term Life, now available on Digital HD and On Demand and coming to Blu-ray andDVD on July 5, 2016 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. (more...)

Legendary Singer/Songwriter and Producer Barry Gibb Signs to Columbia Records
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

Legendary Grammy award winning singer/songwriter/producer Barry Gibb has signed with Columbia Records and will release his first album with the label titled, In The Now, in the fall of 2016. (more...)

Target Margin Theater's Reimagining of THE ICEMAN COMETH Begins at HERE Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

Target Margin Theater presents The ICEMAN Lab, a radical new reimaging of The Iceman Cometh, with four diverse theater artists each tackling a separate act of the play. This fresh take on O'Neill's classic will give audiences the opportunity to see each act as a separate experiment or all together in a single sitting. The four acts of The ICEMAN Lab play a varied schedule at the HERE Arts Center (145 6th Avenue) beginning today, June 2 through June 25, with special marathon performances on June 11 and June 18. (more...)

Season 2 of Lifetime's Hit Series THE RAP GAME to Premiere 7/22
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

Learning from the best in the music industry, these young rappers have the opportunity to work with Grammy winner and producer Jermaine Dupri in an all-new season of THE RAP GAME (#TheRapGame), premiering on Friday, July 22, at 10pm ET/PT. (more...)

30 Years of Award Winning Answering Services
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

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Season 2 of Lifetime's Hit Series THE RAP GAME to Premiere Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Learning from the best in the music industry, these young rappers have the opportunity to work with Grammy winner and producer Jermaine Dupri in an all-new season of THE RAP GAME (#TheRapGame), premiering today, July 22, at 10pm ET/PT. (more...)

OWN Announces August 2016 Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK has announced August 2016 programming highlights, including new series and seasons and returning series and seasons. (more...)

BWW Review: BUYER & CELLAR at Penguin Repertory Theatre
by Peter Danish - Jul 16, 2016

BWW Reviews: BUYER & CELLAR at Penguin Repertory Theatre (more...)

SRO Theatre's Season Continues with Witty Drama THE LION IN WINTER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

SRO Theatre Company's 2016-2017 season continues with The Lion In Winter, James Goldman's witty drama about family dysfunction and royal intrigue. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 27, 2017
by - Jan 27, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

CJ Productions to Rerelease Controversial Documentary THE I WORD Ahead of Inauguration
by Movies News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

When filmmaker Corinne Jayaweera and her company Documented America made her feature documentary THE I WORD in 2008, she wanted to take a hard look at the immigration issue from both sides of the argument in a Post 9-11 World. (more...)

THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY Announces New Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

With Mischief Theatre's production of The Play That Goes Wrong soon to open on Broadway, today the company announces the new cast for its critically acclaimed smash (and grab) hit play The Comedy About A Bank Robbery. (more...)

John Kander and Greg Pierce to Chat New Musical KID VICTORY at The Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The Drama Book Shop will welcome acclaimed playwright Greg Pierce (Slowgirl, Her Requiem) and three-time Tony Award-winning composer John Kander (Chicago, Cabaret, Kiss of the Spiderwoman, The Visit) for a discussion with playwright and Drama Book Shop Events Manager Steven Carl McCasland (Little Wars) about their new musical, Kid Victory, opening at The Vineyard Theatre in February. (more...)

Music and Conversation with Glass, Prestini, and Zorn at National Sawdust's Bridging the Gap
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Composer Robert Sirota is curating a new season-long series at National Sawdust (80 N 6th St). Titled Bridging the Gap, the series features concerts of chamber, choral, and solo works which Sirota has crafted to explore the student/teacher, mentor/mentee relationships between generations of composers. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Hannah Corneau of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Winspear Opera House
by Guest Blogger: Sam Weber - Feb 7, 2017

Last week, before the Hedwig and the Angry Inch tour opens at the AT&T Performing Arts Center, I caught up with the production's Yitzhak: Hannah Corneau.  It was lovely chatting with her about how she came to Hedwig, and how this truly unique show has been received across the country! (more...)

Alison Arngrim in Agatha Christie's AND THEN THERE WERE NONE at Judson Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

TV icon Alison Arngrim has joined the cast of Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None at Judson Theatre Company (Morgan Sills, Executive Producer and Daniel Haley, Artistic Director). (more...)

The Chieftans Bring 55th Anniversary Tour to NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

"55 years, wow, where have they gone as we're still going strong", says Paddy Moloney, leader of the six-time Grammy Award winners, The Chieftains.  The Chieftains have been highly recognized for reinventing traditional Irish music on a contemporary and International scale.  The Chieftains were formed in Ireland in 1962 by Paddy Moloney, one of the top traditional folk musicians in Ireland and around the world. Their ability to transcend musical boundaries to blend tradition with modern music has notably hailed them as one of the most renowned and revered musical groups to this day. (more...)

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy Come to Webster Hall 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

'If you really love fiddle music, there are performances here that are nothing short of jaw dropping ... performances that will raise you up and performances that will leave you misty eyed, 'The Guardian, UK (more...)

Composer Robert Sirota Continues Bridging the Gap Series at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Composer Robert Sirota is curating a new season-long series at National Sawdust (80 N 6th St). Titled Bridging the Gap, the series features concerts of chamber, choral, and solo works which Sirota has crafted to explore the student/teacher, mentor/mentee relationships between generations of composers. The concerts, all held on Sundays, include performances of works by both younger composers and the teachers who have influenced their development. Each concert is preceded by a discussion with composer mentors, mentees, and performers, led by a distinguished thought leader. (more...)

FUELING YOUNG ATHLETES Shares Six Food Rules for Athletes
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Young athletes face distractions that can keep them from eating properly. From school and homework to training and competition, they don't always pay attention to how they fuel their bodies or take the time to understand the role nutrition plays in supporting their training and goals. Heather Mangieri, a national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, says there are six food rules that athletes, coaches, and families should employ to help bring about that understanding. She reveals them in her forthcoming book, Fueling Youth Athletes (Human Kinetics, December 2016). (more...)

'Bridging the Gap' Concert Series by Robert Sirota to Continue at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Composer Robert Sirota is curating a new season-long series at National Sawdust (80 N 6th St). Titled Bridging the Gap, the series features concerts of chamber, choral, and solo works which Sirota has crafted to explore the student/teacher, mentor/mentee relationships between generations of composers. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Totem Pole Playhouse Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2016

Totem Pole Playhouse, Pennsylvania's premiere summer theatre, in association with Gettysburg Community Theatre, will premiere its original adaptation of the family holiday classic A Christmas Carol for the 2016 holiday season at the Majestic Theater in Gettysburg December 8-18. The annual production will boast a large cast of 53 local professional and community actors. (more...)

Norwegian Cruise Line Offers Family Friendly Experience at Sea
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Crown Cruise Vacations President Ross Spalding highly recommends Norwegian Cruise Line and its children's programs for a family-friendly cruise. There are many sailings to choose from in 2017 and beyond when you are planning a cruise for family. (more...)

Over 50 Child Stars Unite Unprecedented Gathering at Hollywood Museum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

The Hollywood Museum has teamed up with over 50 former child stars to offer the public, for the first time, two exciting and rare experiences.  The 'Child Stars - Then and Now' exhibit will open to the public on Thurs, August 19th.  Additionally, a two day exclusive child star themed autograph show on Sat, August 20th & Sun, August 21st, that involves what may be the largest collection of child stars ever in one place, for a good cause - A Minor Consideration. (more...)

Sully Erna Unveils Title Track from New Solo Album HOMETOWN LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

Sully Erna--founder, vocalist, guitarist and songwriter for the multi-platinum rock band Godsmack--will release a new solo album HOMETOWN LIFE Friday, September 30 via BMG. (more...)

South Jersey Stageworks' ANYTHING GOES Featuring Alix Vitarelli
by Pati Buehler - Aug 4, 2016

It's A Family Affair theater company with the focus on young artists and the Gibbins family; all 5 of them are deeply passionate about keeping this all about the kids. (more...)

New Drama and Musical to Headline New York New Works Theatre Festival This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Two distinctive pieces of theater - a drama about pioneering gay illustrator J.C. Leyendecker, and a musical comedy version of the Greek classic Electra - will be featured in this year's New York New Works Theatre Festival, August 29 through September 14. (more...)

BWW Preview: ZORA'S CAFE Brings Soul Food with a Healthy Twist to Hell's Kitchen
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Zora's Cafe is now open in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood specializing in soul food classics based on family recipes prepared in a healthier fashion. (more...)

Legendary Singer/Songwriter Barry Gibb to Release First Solo Album 'In The Now' ft New Material, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Columbia Records has announced legendary Grammy award winning singer/songwriter/producer Barry Gibb will release his first solo album involving new material, In The Now, on October 7. (more...)

Photo Flash: Former Child Stars Celebrated at The Hollywood Museum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Dadigan, hosted an eclectic list of current/former child stars (some reuniting with other cast members for the first time in years) and other VIP guests for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres as they preview the 'Child Stars - Then And Now' exhibit, which will be open to the public through December. (more...)

Cast Announced For Nuffield Theatre's DEDICATION - SHAKESPEARE AND SOUTHAMPTON
by Marianka Swain - Aug 17, 2016

Sam Hodges, Director of Nuffield Theatre, today announces the cast for his world premiere production of Nick Dear's new play DEDICATION - SHAKESPEARE AND SOUTHAMPTON, which investigates the relationship between William Shakespeare and the 3rd Earl of Southampton. Tom McKay plays Shakespeare and Tom Rhys-Harries plays Henry Wriothesley, the 3rd Earl of Southampton. The production opens on 20 September, with previews from 9 September, runs until 8 October. (more...)

Target Margin Theater to Present Reimagining of THE ICEMAN COMETH at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Target Margin Theater presents The ICEMAN Lab, a radical new reimaging of The Iceman Cometh, with four diverse theater artists each tackling a separate act of the play. This fresh take on O'Neill's classic will give audiences the opportunity to see each act as a separate experiment or all together in a single sitting. The four acts of The ICEMAN Lab will play a varied schedule at the HERE Arts Center (145 6th Avenue) from June 2 through June 25, with special marathon performances on June 11 and June 18. (more...)

Plans Are Underway for the New & Improved 6th Annual Naptown BarBAYq Contest & Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Mark your calendars for the 6th Annual new and improved Naptown barBAYq Contest & Music Festival, Friday, May 6th. and Saturday, May 7th, 2016, at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, in Crownsville, MD. The Festival is A Family Affair and features a barbeque competition sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society, two People's Choice competitions, great food and adult libations, live music, plus, activities for all ages and arts and crafts vendors. (more...)

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