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BWW Interview: Kenyon Phillips Discusses THE LIFE + DEATH OF KENYON PHILLIPS
by Anna Bencivengo - Sep 19, 2014

Kenyon Phillips will be returning to Joes Pub on Friday, October 24 to reprise his sold-out performance of The Life + Death of Kenyon Phillips. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: MISS SAIGON Turns 25
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 19, 2014

Today, we celebrate the 25th anniversary of West End and Broadway mega-musical MISS SAIGON. (more...)

Photo Flash: Austin Playhouse's TIME STANDS STILL
by Jeff Davis - Sep 19, 2014

BroadwayWorld-Austin is pleased to share the following production photos from Austin Playhouse's production of Time Stands Still. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch New Trailer for A SUCKER EMCEE
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2014

Labyrinth Theater Company's A Sucker Emcee is written and performed by Craig muMs Grant and featuresworld-renowned DJ, Rich Medina, with direction by Jenny Koons.The production will begin its run at the Bank Street Theater on September 10, with an official opening night set for September 23, 2014. The company just released a new trailer for the show - check it out below! (more...)

Project Walk Launches Project Walk Recovery Foundation for People with Paralysis
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

SAN DIEGO, CA (more...)

TOOLS FOR STABILITY by Melva Freeman is Released
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Santa Rosa, CA (more...)

Marine Corps Combat Veteran and Spartan Races Endorse Topricin Pain Relief and Healing Creams
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Rhinebeck, NY (more...)

AT&T Connecticut, Connecticut Department Of Transportation Partner To Bring Nationally-Recognized Distracted Driving Program To Connecticut High Schools
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ In an ongoing and robust effort to prevent roadway fatalities and injuries related to distracted driving, the Connecticut Department of Transportation's Highway Safety Office, in partnership with AT&T* Connecticut, is once again bringing the highly acclaimed 'Save A Life Tour' Distracted Driving Program to Connecticut high schools for the 2014-2015 school year. (more...)

Women's Project Theater's 2014-15 Season to Feature Works by Cori Thomas, Kate Benson & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Women's Project Theater, under the leadership of new Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Interim Executive Producer Jessica R. Jenen has announced the four plays in its 2014-15 season, continuing the theater's 37 year commitment to producing the finest work by women in the theater. Beginning in October, WP Theater's season will include new work by Cori Thomas (My Secret Language of Wishes), directed by Daniella Topol (Charles Ives take Me Home, Row After Row); Kate Benson (Lee Miller), directed by Lee Sunday Evans (The Play About My Dad); Tanya Barfield (The Call, Blue Door), directed by Leigh Silverman (Violet--Tony Nominee, Chinglish, Well), and Laura Eason (Sex With Strangers, "House of Cards"), directed by Kirsten Kelly (Slipping). (more...)

LIKE A HAYSTACK Offers Unique Perspective on World War II
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Osage, Iowa (more...)

BWW 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...)

BWW Reviews: PROPAGANDA SWING, Belgrade Theatre Coventry, September 16 2014
by Jenny Antill - Sep 17, 2014

Propaganda Swing is a co-production between the Belgrade Theatre and Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company and is written by Peter Arnott. The writing is based upon a true story at the commencement of World War II in Berlin. Billy Constant, an American CBS journalist, narrates the proceedings and is heavily revolved around his love for German jazz singer, Lala Anderson. Lala is part of a jazz band whom are forced to conform to music approved by Hitler against their will. (more...)

Roy Espiritu Writes About THE IDEAL WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Milwaukee, WI (more...)

Charm City Fringe Fest Sets Performance Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Charm City Fringe Fest has released the performance lineup for its return engagement on November 2-9, 2014. (more...)

New Joan Rivers Biography Slated for 2016 Release
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Vanity Fair and New York Times journalist Leslie Bennetts has signed on to write the new biography 'Joan Rivers: A Life.' (more...)

Animal Planet to Premiere New Season of MONSTERS INSIDE ME, 10/9
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

When MONSTERS INSIDE ME returns on Thursday, October 9, at 9 PM (ET/PT), prepare to be shocked, disgusted and afraid... very, very afraid. An organism could be inside you, feeding on you or infecting you at this very moment! (more...)

Inspire Creative's SHREK Begins Tomorrow at PACE Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Inspire Creative, a performing arts company based in Colorado, announces their musical production of SHREK The Musical opening Thursday, September 18 at 7:30 p.m. and continues Friday, September 19 at 7:30 pm., Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 pm., and Sunday, September 21 at 2:00pm. Shows continue on Thursday, September 25 at 7:30 pm., Friday, September 26 at 7:30 pm., and Saturday, September 27 at 7:30 pm. SHREK the Musical will be presented at the PACE Center, located at 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker, CO 80138. (more...)

MOUNTAIN MEN Season Finale Scores 3 Million Total Viewers
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

3.0 million Total Viewers climbed to the season three finale of HISTORY(R)'S hit unscripted series MOUNTAIN MEN Sunday evening, making the show cable's number one program for the night. The series, which follows the real-life challenges of six men as they use time-honored skills, true grit and sheer cunning to live A Life of total freedom deep in America's wilderness, also averaged 1.1 million Adults 25-54 viewers at 9:00pm ET/PT, according to Nielsen Research. (more...)

BWW Blog: Abigail Shapiro - A LITTLE PRINCESS
by Guest Blogger: Abigail Shapiro - Sep 16, 2014

Hello Broadway World! Have you purchased our CD yet? I still can't believe that it's out, and that we've reached my final guest blog for Broadway World! Now I know some of you may be wondering what comes next for the Shapiro Sisters after completing our series of cabaret at 54 BELOW, and releasing our CD. There are a few very exciting projects we have in the works… (more...)

Ismenia Mendes Joins Cast of Playwrights Horizons' GRAND CONCOURSE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Tickets go on sale to the general public and rehearsals begin today, Tuesday, September 16 for the Playwrights Horizons World Premiere production of GRAND CONCOURSE, a new play by playwright and two-time Obie Award-winning actress Heidi Schreck (There Are No More Big Secrets, Creature). Directed by Kip Fagan (The Revisionist, Asuncion), the play is the second production of the acclaimed theater company's 2014/2015 Season. It follows the critically-acclaimed Bootycandy, a new play written and directed by Robert O'Hara, now playing on the Mainstage. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of GRAND CONCOURSE Meets the Press
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 16, 2014

Playwrights Horizons will present the World Premiere production of GRAND CONCOURSE, a new play by playwright and two-time Obie Award-winning actress Heidi Schreck (There Are No More Big Secrets, Creature). Directed by Kip Fagan (The Revisionist, Asuncion), the play is the second production of the acclaimed theater company's 2014/2015 Season. The company just met the press, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos below! (more...)

Neah Power's BuzzBar Suite Launch Empowers African Classrooms
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

BOTHELL, WA - Neah Power Systems Inc. (OTCBB: NPWZ) ('Neah'), an innovator and supplier of cutting-edge power solutions for the military, transportation and portable electronics industries, is proud to launch their Indiegogo campaign for its BuzzBar Suite and a partnership to bring computing power to rural African classrooms using the recently released BuzzBar® Suite of products. The BuzzBar® is a new groundbreaking product that enables off-the-grid recharging of mobile consumer electronics using solar, grid, or proprietary fuel cell technology. If you frequently travel or go 'off-grid' for any length of time, you will need a power source for your critical electronics. The BuzzBar Suite provides a simple power solution for anyone who needs 'power to go.' This BuzzBar Suite can also be A Life-saving product in an emergency. (more...)

for KING & COUNTRY's 'Run Wild. Live Free. Love Strong.' Out Today; Hits No. 1 on iTunes
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Reigning New Artist of the Year Dove Award recipients for KING & COUNTRY, consisting of Australian brothers Joel and Luke, release today their highly anticipated sophomore album RUN WILD. LIVE FREE. LOVE STRONG. (more...)

Second Annual Buffer Festival Celebrates YouTube Filmmakers in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Buffer Festival, the only one of its kind, comes to Toronto from October 17-19 to honour the greatest in YouTube videos. Created by Canadian talent Corey Vidal and ApprenticeA Productions, last year's inaugural festival opened to thousands of fans lining up for the first glance at some of their favourite filmmaker's latest creations. This year is sure to be just as action-packed tickets are only $15 and are available at www.bufferfestival.com. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Bo Wilson's THE BOATWRIGHT Premieres at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
by Cassandra Sandros - Sep 16, 2014

The Boatwright tells the story of Ben Calloway, a retired state trooper, struggling to come to terms with the changes brought to his life by his wife's death and his resulting emptiness, and of Jaime Watson, the next-door-neighbor's son, who is coping with mental illness and a loneliness of his own. (more...)

COOKING WITH THE CALAMARI SISTERS Set for Wilson Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Off Broadway at the Marcus Center will bring the Calamari Sisters to the Wilson Theater in Vogel Hall in their hilarious show, Cooking with the Calamari Sisters. Tickets are $45 and are subject to change. Tickets go on sale this Friday, September 19 at 12:00 pm at the Marcus Center Box Office at 929 North Water Street, Downtown Milwaukee, by phone at 414-273-7206 or online at MarcusCenter.org or Ticketmaster.com. Groups 10 or more SAVE, call Group Sales at 414-273-7121 ext. 210 or 213. (more...)

Garth Fagan Dance Comes to Ebony Rep, 10/3-5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Ebony Repertory Theatre announced today that Garth Fagan Dance will return to Los Angeles after an absence of ten years. The company's program includes the Los Angeles premiere of excerpts from 'Lighthouse/Lightning Rod,' a collaboration of the company's Founder/Artistic Director Garth Fagan, Wynton Marsalis and California-based visual artist Alison Saar. 'Lighthouse' opened the Brooklyn Academy of Music season in 2012. Performances at the 400-seat Nate Holden Performing Arts Center (4718 W. Washington Blvd.) in Los Angeles will run October 3-5, 2014. (more...)

Torrid Love Story FLOATING SKYSCRAPERS Available on DVD, 9/30
by Movies News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Canteen Outlaws, the new label from veteran LGBT giant TLA Releasing, has announced the DVD release of Floating Skyscrapers, the second film from Polish filmmaker Tomasz Wasilewski. (more...)

Nabsys Appoints Steve Lombardi as Chief Executive Officer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The Nabsys platform utilizes semi-conductor technology to create an electronic detector that can accurately measure label-free single molecules of DNA as they pass through the device. This novel, patented approach produces extremely long read lengths in any sample without sequence-bias. The Nabsys platform simplifies genetic analysis workflow versus sequencing-by-synthesis approaches that require extensive amplification and biochemical modification of the sample DNA. The semiconductor-based manufacturing process of building detectors is highly scalable and economically favorable to both optical and biological detectors. (more...)

Pastor Adam Hirschy Releases INVITALITY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

DUBUQUE, Iowa (more...)

BWW Interviews: Hillbarn's Dan Demers Talks About FUNNY GIRL, New Season
by Harmony Wheeler - Sep 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld spoke with Hillbarn Theatre Executive Director Dan Demers about the company's current show 'Funny Girl' and their upcoming season of 'Awakening.' (more...)

Scoop: SLEEPY HOLLOW on FOX - Thursday, September 18, 2014
by - Sep 15, 2014

Get all the scoop on SLEEPY HOLLOW, airing on FOX on Thursday, September 18, 2014! (more...)

Actor James Van Der Beek and AstraZeneca Join Forces to Educate Families about Influenza
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ AstraZeneca announced today that it has collaborated with actor and father James Van Der Beek on a campaign to dispel common myths about the flu and underscore the importance of annual influenza vaccination for eligible individuals and families. As part of the campaign, Van Der Beek stars in an informative and comedic video, called 'Just the Flu Facts,' in which he uses his signature sense of humor to debunk common misconceptions about seasonal influenza that are often barriers to vaccination. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lois Smith and More in CTG's MARJORIE PRIME World Premiere in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The world premiere of Jordan Harrison's 'Marjorie Prime' opens at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum on Sunday, September 21, 2014, at 7 p.m. Directed by Obie Award-winner Les Waters, the profound and engaging new play continues through October 19, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

THE ART OF THE BRICK Coming to Boston
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

THE ART OF THE BRICK, a captivating exhibition of intriguing works of art made exclusively from one of the most recognizable toys in the world, LEGO, is set to make its debut in Boston at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, on the second floor of Quincy Marketplace on October 7, 2014, with tickets now on sale. (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 9/17/2014 - 9/19/2014
by BWW - Sep 14, 2014

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 9/17/2014 - 9/19/2014! (more...)

'The Path of The White Magus,' The New Book by Former London Artist Albert Jackson, Tells All About His Lifelong Battles with the Supernatural
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

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NYTW's SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE Begins Performances Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) presents the first production of their 2014/15 season, SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE, based on Ingmar Bergman's film of the same name. English version by Emily Mann and conceived and directed by Ivo van Hove, SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE begins previews tonight, September 12, 2014 and officially opens on Monday, September 22, 2014 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003) for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 26, 2014. (more...)

The Invisible Close Offers Brand New Live Event, The Ultimate Sales Bootcamp, October 16-18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Queen of Sales Conversion Lisa Sasevich is offering a brand new live event, the Ultimate Sales Bootcamp, designed to guide heart-centered entrepreneurs in turning their businesses into sales conversion machines. During the October 16-18 event, Sasevich plans to share her own system for converting tons of sales and serving their customers at the highest level. (more...)

New York Live ARts to Present Cynthia Oliver's BOOM!, 10/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

New York Live Arts presents the world premiere of Cynthia Oliver's BOOM!, October 23 - 25 at 7:30pm in the New York Live Arts Theater. Known for creating work that is "Uneasy, unsettling, and…[with] a narrative cohesion that makes for effective dance theater" (Dance Magazine) Oliver returns to the Live Arts stage to present her newest evening-length work.' (more...)

Bogus Pomp Orchestra to Perform the Music of Frank Zappa at the Palladium, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

On Saturday, September 20, 2014 the Bogus Pomp Orchestra will be performing the music of Frank Zappa at The Palladium Theater in downtown St. Petersburg. (more...)

BETTE DAVIS ON THE EDGE Begins Tonight at Mainstreet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Bette Davis On the Edge, a new one-woman show about the screen legend, written and performed by Christine St. John, an American actress, who has spent the last two decades working in London, and directed by renowned Chicago director, teacher and casting agent, Jane Drake Brody, will receive its world premiere at the Mainstreet Theatre in Michigan City, Indiana, beginning on September 12th, and running for four performances through September 20th. (more...)

Singer, Actress Mandy Moore Joins Fox's RED BAND SOCIETY
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, singer and actress Mandy Moore is headed to Ocean Park Hospital to join THE RED BAND SOCIETY. The actress, best known for A WALK TO REMEMBER, GREY'S ANATOMY, and TANGLED, will play Erin Grace, Ocen Park's (rather young) chief of staff, who also just so happens to be the ex-fiancee of Dave Annable's Dr. McAndrew. (more...)

Maui Comedy Festival Partners with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

The Maui Comedy Festival has announced that it has partnered with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. In addition to donating a portion of all event proceeds to the AFSP, the Festival hopes to provide a new platform for continuing the dialog surrounding suicide and depression. (more...)

EXTREME WEIGHT LOSS's Bruce Pitcher Becomes Motivational Coach at University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Aurora, Colo. (more...)

BWW Reviews: OZASIA FESTIVAL 2014: YASUKICHI MURAKAMI - THROUGH A DISTANT LENS Captivates and Informs
by Barry Lenny - Sep 11, 2014

Mayu Kanamori, devised and wrote this piece that tells Murakami's story, and of her search for his photographs. (more...)

SMOKE AND MIRRORS to Reopen in North Hollywood 9/13 Before NYC Run
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

The hit show Smoke and Mirrors created by and starring noted actor and lifetime Magic Castle member, Albie Selznick returns due to popular demand with new, spellbinding illusions and a darker, more poignant storyline under the recent inclusion of acclaimed director David Schweizer. Set to run in NYC in 2015, this limited engagement is the last opportunity to see L.A.'s most beloved theatrical-magical show before it disappears for its Off-Broadway premiere. The magic begins again at the Road on Lankershim in North Hollywood on Sept. 13 through Nov. 2. (more...)

The National Portrait Gallery Presents THE REAL TUDORS: KINGS AND QUEENS REDISCOVERED, Now thru March 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Hidden portraits - and even a dead animal - have been discovered lurking underneath some of the most iconic portraits of the Tudor monarchs. They are revealed for the first time in a major display opening at the National Portrait Gallery today 12 September. (more...)

BWW Reviews: OZASIA FESTIVAL 2014: YASUKICHI MURAKAMI - THROUGH A DISTANT LENS Captivates and Informs
by Barry Lenny - Sep 11, 2014

Mayu Kanamori, devised and wrote this piece that tells Murakami's story, and of her search for his photographs. (more...)

A Billion Entrepreneurs to Showcase the Global Faces of Entrepreneurship
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

A Billion Entrepreneurs Foundation (ABE) has started phase one of their global mission to spread the message of entrepreneurship, responsibility and life purpose. The non-profit has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help complete, A Billion Entrepreneurs - the movie, which is scheduled for release Spring 2015. One of the numerous perks to contributing to the ABE Kickstarter campaign is to have a picture of your face in the film and on a limited edition movie poster. (more...)

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