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REX'S EXES, TABLE SETTINGS, ALADDIN, JR. and More Set for Sam Bass Theatre's 2014-15 SeasonREX'S EXES, TABLE SETTINGS, ALADDIN, JR. and More Set for Sam Bass Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Sam Bass Theatre is pleased to announce its 2014-2015 season full of laughter, drama and song! (more...)

BWW Interviews: Jeffrey Coyle About Directing the Musical  HELLO AGAINBWW Interviews: Jeffrey Coyle About Directing the Musical HELLO AGAIN
by Mark C. Lloyd - Sep 18, 2014

As the first production of American Repertory Theater of WNY's 2014-15 season about to kick-off with Michael John LaChiusa's musical HELLO AGAIN, Artie Award winning director, Jeffrey Coyle took time from a busy rehearsal schedule to answer a few questions about the production schedule to open on September 11th. (more...)

THE PEOPLE'S COUCH Returns to Bravo 10/7THE PEOPLE'S COUCH Returns to Bravo 10/7
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Bravo Media's voyeuristic series, “The People's Couch,” returns for more chatter, laughter, tears and jeers on Tuesday, October 7 at 10 p.m. ET/PT with eight consecutive hour-long episodes. This documentary series turns the cameras around on everyone's favorite couchers as they share their sentiments – whether good, bad or ugly – on this Fall's buzziest and most talked about “water cooler” series. (more...)

LETTERS FROM ZORA, AUTUMN & More Set for Crossroads Theatre Company's 2014-15 SeasonLETTERS FROM ZORA, AUTUMN & More Set for Crossroads Theatre Company's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The life and times of Zora Neale Hurston, a family's lingering anguish over the Tulsa riots of 1921, and a political rivalry between friends provide the inspiration for three plays at the dramatic core of Crossroads Theatre Company's 2014-15 'A Family Affair' season featuring the works of emerging and veteran playwrights. (more...)

ONCE UPON A TIME VERONICA and More Set for MoMA Film Series, Now thru 9/26ONCE UPON A TIME VERONICA and More Set for MoMA Film Series, Now thru 9/26
by Movies News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

The Museum of Modern Art has announced its upcoming film programs and screenings. Details below! (more...)

The Sklar Brothers Come to Comedy Works Larimer Square This WeekendThe Sklar Brothers Come to Comedy Works Larimer Square This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Comedy is A Family Affair for brothers and comedy duo Randy and Jason Sklar. Their brotherly chemistry, unique team delivery and complementary styles contribute to the incomparable energy of their shows. (more...)

Holiday Specials on Tap This December on Food NetworkHoliday Specials on Tap This December on Food Network
by TV News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Food Network decks the halls this December with seasonal specials, holiday-themed episodes and an epic finale! Ree Drummond kicks off the party with The Pioneer Woman Cowboy Christmas premiering Saturday, December 6th at 8pm, when she and her family host a big frontier-style potluck and dance on the ranch for their friends. (more...)

Nike Presents The World's Best Athletes: A Source of Inspiration and InformationNike Presents The World's Best Athletes: A Source of Inspiration and Information
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

At Nike, the word athlete comes with an asterisk. That asterisk denotes a caveat: 'If you have a body, you are an athlete.' Company co-founder Bill Bowerman coined the phrase and it continues to guide Nike's approach to creating footwear and apparel. The brand keeps in mind all athletes-from the everyday ones chasing their fitness goals to elite athletes chasing world records and titles. (more...)

GAZILLION BUBBLE SHOW to Play 3,000th PerformanceGAZILLION BUBBLE SHOW to Play 3,000th Performance
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

The bubble celebration continues at New World Stages, as the Off- Broadway hit, GAZILLION BUBBLE SHOW, celebrates a major milestone with its 3000th performance in New York City on October 11, 2014. A Family Affair, the GAZILLION BUBBLE SHOW, began with scientist and bubble artist Fan Yang, over 20 years ago. Over the years, the entire Yang family has stepped into the bubble spotlight entertaining audiences around the world. (more...)

BWW Recap: It's a Family Affair on GRACEPOINTBWW Recap: It's a Family Affair on GRACEPOINT
by Courtney Henley - Oct 17, 2014

Most people try to keep their professional lives and their personal lives separate. But what do you do when the two worlds collide? Sounds a bit like an episode of Seinfeld to me. Unfortunately for Detective Miller, this collision is anything but comedic. Her son, Tom, gets sucked in to the murder investigation, and Mark, one of her family's best friends, seems to get guiltier by the second. If Carver was annoyed by her inherent trust in the people of Gracepoint before, he's definitely not any happier now that some of her closest - and most trusted - friends and family members are at the center of Danny's murder. (more...)

Concerts on the Slope to Present Robert Sirota's Piano Trio, 11/16Concerts on the Slope to Present Robert Sirota's Piano Trio, 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

On Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 3pm, Concerts on the Slope will present Composer-in-Residence Robert Sirota's Trio for Piano, Violin, and Cello at St. John's Episcopal Church in Park Slope (139 St. John's Place). The concert will also include Schubert's Nocturne, Marjorie Merryman's Echo, and Brahms' Trio in C Major, and will be performed by violinist Tema Watstein, pianist Cherie Khor, and Artistic Director of Concerts on the Slope, cellist Benjamin Larsen. Concerts on the Slope are open to the public and no tickets are required; a free will donation is suggested. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/15/14 - HOLIDAY INN at Goodspeed, Sting Q&A, 'LENNON', 'GOING ONCE!' and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/15/14 - HOLIDAY INN at Goodspeed, Sting Q&A, 'LENNON', 'GOING ONCE!' and More!
by Jessica Showers - Oct 15, 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: Goodspeed's HOLIDAY INN premieres tonight, Sting talks THE LAST SHIP on Twitter, LENNON and GOING ONCE! LAUGHING TWICE!! open off-Broadway and more! (more...)

West Coast's Largest Asian Film Festival Rolls Out 15th YearWest Coast's Largest Asian Film Festival Rolls Out 15th Year
by Movies News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Pacific Arts Movement celebrates its 15th Festival (SDAFF), the largest exhibition of Asian Cinema on the West Coast and San Diego's largest film festival, November 6-15 with expanded programming and a record number of venues. (more...)

Seline Hizli Completes WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN CastSeline Hizli Completes WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Cast
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

Seline Hizli completes the cast for Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown joining the previously announced Tamsin Greig, Haydn Gwynne, Jerome Pradon, Anna Skellern, Ricardo Afonso, Haydn Oakley and Willemijn Verkaik. Additional cast includes Marianne Benedict, Holly James, Michael Matus, Rebecca McKinnis, Sarah Moyle, Alastair Natkiel, Nuno Queimado and Dale Rapley. (more...)

The 2014 International Lineman's Rodeo and Expo Deemed A Success on All FrontsThe 2014 International Lineman's Rodeo and Expo Deemed A Success on All Fronts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Managed by Penton, the 31 st annual Lineman's Rodeo, held in October in Kansas, saw the largest attendance and number of exhibitors in the history of the event. (more...)

10th Annual LAST WALTZ REVISITED Set for the Boulder Theater Tonight10th Annual LAST WALTZ REVISITED Set for the Boulder Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

97.3 KBCO, Westword, Anthony's Pizza and Pasta and the Boulder Theater are proud to present The 10th Annual Last Waltz Revisited to the Boulder Theater tonight, November 21st, 2014. (more...)

Center Stage Hosts KING OF THE YEES Reading This WeekendCenter Stage Hosts KING OF THE YEES Reading This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Center Stage will host a workshop of a new play about Chinese-American culture from today, Nov. 21 to the 23rd at the theater. (more...)

CFDA Fashion Incubator Orley and W Hotels Team Up on Hat and Scarf for WinterCFDA Fashion Incubator Orley and W Hotels Team Up on Hat and Scarf for Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

W Hotels Worldwide and renowned menswear label Orley unveiled a luxurious, limited edition unisex cashmere winter hat and scarf set, designed by Orley exclusively for the W Hotels. The set draws inspiration from the birthplace of W, New York City, and will be available exclusively via W Hotels The Store online and to guests who book the special “All Wrapped Up” Suite Package at any of the four W Hotels in New York City this holiday season. The collaboration is part of the W brand's ongoing, global partnership with the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) {FASHION INCUBATOR} program, which offers rising fashion designers, such as Orley, support and exposure through various activations including one-of-a-kind collaborations such as this. (more...)

Cellist Akua Dixon to Release Her Second CD 'Akua Dixon' 1/13Cellist Akua Dixon to Release Her Second CD 'Akua Dixon' 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

Her new album, 'Akua Dixon,' is a dazzling string conclave that surveys the cellist/composer/arranger's expansive stylistic reach. Dixon's label, Akua's Music, will release the disc on January 13, 2015. (more...)

DEION'S FAMILY PLAYBOOK Among OWN's December Programming HighlightsDEION'S FAMILY PLAYBOOK Among OWN's December Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK announces December 2014 programming highlights. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Counting Down to Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 2 - The Nederlander TheatreBWW Exclusive: Counting Down to Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 2 - The Nederlander Theatre
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Nov 17, 2014

To celebrate the publication of The Untold Stories of Broadway, Volume 2 on November 18 by Dress Circle Publishing, Jennifer Ashley Tepper will be sharing three short excerpts about each of the Broadway theaters featured in the book-countdown style! Today: The Nederlander Theatre (more...)

BWW Reviews: Blissful Beauty in THE LION KINGBWW Reviews: Blissful Beauty in THE LION KING
by Finny (Amanda Finn) - Nov 14, 2014

Poetry. A show that inspires beyond one's capabilities of speech is described as poetic genius. Disney's Broadway hit musical The Lion King is nothing short of pure poetry. Frankly a loss for words is what this critic is suffering from. Julie Taymor's most renowned claim to fame is a show that has just recently become the highest grossing Broadway production of all time - and for good reason. (more...)

Center Stage to Host KING OF THE YEES Reading, 11/21-23Center Stage to Host KING OF THE YEES Reading, 11/21-23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Center Stage will host a workshop of a new play about Chinese-American culture from Nov. 21 to 23 at the theater. (more...)

Veteran Stage Actor Evan Thompson Dies at 83Veteran Stage Actor Evan Thompson Dies at 83
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

Evan Thompson, a New York City-based theatre actor whose long and eclectic career included work in cabaret, children's shows, summer stock, regional theatre, and on and off Broadway, died Feb. 28, 2015, in Brooklyn, NY, at the Hopkins Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare following a long respiratory illness. He was 83 years old. (more...)

THE DAILY SHOW's Samantha Bee to Host TBS Comedy SeriesTHE DAILY SHOW's Samantha Bee to Host TBS Comedy Series
by TV News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

TBS is giving longtime Daily Show correspondent Samantha Bee her own show. Hot on the heels of announcing a new scripted comedy series created and executive produced by Bee and her husband, Jason Jones, TBS is cementing its relationship with the prolific couple even further. The new show, which is in the early stages of development, is being planned as a platform for Bee to apply her smart and satirical point of view to current and relevant issues. In addition to hosting, Bee will serve as executive producer on the show, along with Jones. The series is being produced by TBS. (more...)

Former 'Daily Show' Correspondent Samantha Bee to Host TBS Comedy SeriesFormer 'Daily Show' Correspondent Samantha Bee to Host TBS Comedy Series
by TV News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

The new show, which is in the early stages of development, is being planned as a platform for Bee to apply her smart and satirical point of view to current and relevant issues. (more...)

Isabel Marant Expands Into Greater China ExpansionIsabel Marant Expands Into Greater China Expansion
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

Highly coveted Paris-based fashion brand Isabel Marant and Asia's leading retail, brand management and distribution company ImagineX Group announced the establishment of an exclusive strategic partnership to position the Isabel Marant brands for growth across Greater China. Together they will develop Isabel Marant brand as well as its second line, Isabel Marant Etoile, to reach a dozen of points of sale over the next five years. (more...)

Discovery Channel Announces 2015-16 Upfront SlateDiscovery Channel Announces 2015-16 Upfront Slate
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

Discovery Channel presents its 2015-2016 Upfront slate highlighted by the introduction of Elevation Weekend, a weekend of epic mountain climbing series and documentaries featuring the award-winning film VALLEY UPRISING (more...)

Pomerado Elementary Students Host Master Class with The RomerosPomerado Elementary Students Host Master Class with The Romeros
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

With hopes of inspiring the next generation of performers to follow their dreams and pursue their talents, the Poway Center for the Performing Arts Foundation provides Master Classes for local students as part of their Arts in Education Initiative. On Thursday, April 2nd, the kindergarteners through fifth graders at Pomerado Elementary will host special visitors for a personal Master Class with The Romeros, who celebrate 55 years as the 'Royal Family of the Guitar.' (more...)

Actor/Playwright Jason Grasl to Guest on HOT IN CLEVELAND TomorrowActor/Playwright Jason Grasl to Guest on HOT IN CLEVELAND Tomorrow
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Native American actor Jason Grasl, known for his roles in “White Collar” and the film “The Seminarian,” will guest star on TVLand's hit comedy series “Hot In Cleveland,” Wednesday, March 25 (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 3/18/2015 - Encores! PAINT YOUR WAGON and More!WAKE UP with BWW 3/18/2015 - Encores! PAINT YOUR WAGON and More!
by Jessica Showers - Mar 18, 2015

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: Encores! PAINT YOUR WAGON begins tonight and more! (more...)

Garrick Theatre Presents Musical Tribute to GallipoliGarrick Theatre Presents Musical Tribute to Gallipoli
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2015

?GARRICK Theatre is paying tribute to those involved in the Gallipoli campaign, as part of 2015's 100-year commemoration in April. (more...)

STAGE RAW Announces First Ever Nominations, April 13 at LA Theater CenterSTAGE RAW Announces First Ever Nominations, April 13 at LA Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2015

STAGE RAW is pleased to announce the FIRST ANNUAL STAGE RAW LOS ANGELES THEATER AWARDS, championing the best work of 2014 in L.A.'s now embattled theaters of up to 99-seats. (STAGE RAW is using the same jury that was assembled through 2014 for the now dearly departed LA WEEKLY Theater Awards.) Check out the full list of nominees below! (more...)

The Romeros Returning to Poway, 4/12The Romeros Returning to Poway, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

Celebrating 55 years as the “Royal Family of the Guitar,” The Romeros have dazzled audiences worldwide and earned raves from fans and critics. Returning for an encore performance to the Poway Center for the Performing Arts, The Romeros will perform on Sunday, April 12th at 2:00 PM. Back by popular demand, this family of classical guitar masters will delight audiences in North County Inland, once again. Their last performance at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts sold out well in advance. (more...)

All-Teenage Cast to Stage '13' as Part of FRINGE WORLD FESTIVAL 2015, Feb 4-14All-Teenage Cast to Stage '13' as Part of FRINGE WORLD FESTIVAL 2015, Feb 4-14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

The first Broadway production to star an all teenage cast is being staged in Perth as part of the FRINGE WORLD Festival 2015, focusing on the life of 13-year-olds. (more...)

Nat Geo Channel to Premiere Season 4 of WICKED TUNA, 2/15Nat Geo Channel to Premiere Season 4 of WICKED TUNA, 2/15
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Wicked Tuna returns with an all-new season of peril and paydays on the high seas beginning Sunday, Feb. 15, at 9/8c on National Geographic Channel in the U.S. (more...)

WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Officially Opens Tonight in the West EndWOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Officially Opens Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, opening tonight, January 12 at London's Playhouse Theatre after beginning previews last month, stars Tamsin Greig, Haydn Gwynne, Jerome Pradon, Anna Skellern,Ricardo Afonso, Haydn Oakley, Willemijn Verkaik and Seline Hizli. (more...)

New Episodes of Discovery Channel's BERING SEA GOLD Return 3/13New Episodes of Discovery Channel's BERING SEA GOLD Return 3/13
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

From Original Productions, creators of the multiple Emmy Award-winning series DEADLIEST CATCH, all-new episodes of BERING SEA GOLD fourth summer season returns Friday, March 13, at 10 PM E/P on the Discovery Channel. (more...)

Thirteen 13-year-olds to Lead Jason Robert Brown's 13 the MusicalThirteen 13-year-olds to Lead Jason Robert Brown's 13 the Musical
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2015

THE first Broadway production to star an all teenage cast is being staged in Perth as part of the FRINGE WORLD Festival 2015, focusing on the life of 13-year-olds. (more...)

The Little Gym Offers Tips to Make Fitness a Family AffairThe Little Gym Offers Tips to Make Fitness a Family Affair
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Habits can be difficult to break and the child development specialists from The Little Gym say that can be a very good thing when you are talking about the kinds of healthy habits that parents can help their children develop right from the start. The key to getting those healthy habits to 'stick,' say these experts, is to make certain that they are actually rewarding and enjoyable for your children. (more...)

'Cardiac Kids' Play Hardball Against Heart Disease'Cardiac Kids' Play Hardball Against Heart Disease
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

SURPRISE, ARIZ. (more...)

TO BURY OR TO BURN is ReleasedTO BURY OR TO BURN is Released
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

WALDORF, Md. (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY APPRENTICE on NBC - Monday, January 12, 2015Scoop: CELEBRITY APPRENTICE on NBC - Monday, January 12, 2015
by TV Scoop - Dec 22, 2014

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY APPRENTICE, airing on NBC on Monday, January 12, 2015! (more...)

Tamsin Greig Leads WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN, Opening Tonight in the West EndTamsin Greig Leads WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN, Opening Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2014

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, opening tonight, December 20, in the West End, stars Tamsin Greig, Haydn Gwynne, Jerome Pradon, Anna Skellern,Ricardo Afonso, Haydn Oakley, Willemijn Verkaik and Seline Hizli. (more...)

Robert Sirota's TRIPTYCH, Plus Ravel and Wiprud Quartets Set for Concerts on the Slope, 2/12Robert Sirota's TRIPTYCH, Plus Ravel and Wiprud Quartets Set for Concerts on the Slope, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

On Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 8pm, Concerts on the Slope will present Composer-in-Residence Robert Sirota's Triptych at St. John's Episcopal Church in Park Slope (139 St. John's Place). (more...)

WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Begins Previews Tonight in the West EndWOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Begins Previews Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, beginning tonight, December 17, in the West End, stars Tamsin Greig, Haydn Gwynne, Jerome Pradon, Anna Skellern, Ricardo Afonso, Haydn Oakley, Willemijn Verkaik and Seline Hizli. (more...)

Marcus Schossow Launches Radio Show, Record Label CODE REDMarcus Schossow Launches Radio Show, Record Label CODE RED
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

It's been a legendary year for Swedish house producer/DJ Marcus Schossow. (more...)

THE CLOTHESLINE MUSE to Kick Off Southeast and Midwestern Tour, Jan 6THE CLOTHESLINE MUSE to Kick Off Southeast and Midwestern Tour, Jan 6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

The Clothesline Muse celebrates African American culture, women's history, the Civil Rights struggle, and the emerging labor movement through original live music, emotive dance, brilliant visual art and projections. The story is told through the complex relationship between old-school and new cool. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse to Present OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE RITA, 12/31Laguna Playhouse to Present OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE RITA, 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

The Laguna Playhouse will present the beginning of 2015 in a most spectacular fashion with the return of superstar comedienne Rita Rudner who will be performing, RITA RUDNER: OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE RITA, to start the New Year right with joy and laughter. OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE RITA will perform on Wednesday, December 31 at 7pm at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown's 13 Set for Fringe World Festival 2015Jason Robert Brown's 13 Set for Fringe World Festival 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

THE first Broadway production to star an all teenage cast is being staged in Perth as part of the FRINGE WORLD Festival 2015, focusing on the life of 13-year-olds. (more...)

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