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Ovation TV Begins Production on Original Documentary FORD'S THEATRE: AMERICA'S PLAYHOUSEOvation TV Begins Production on Original Documentary FORD'S THEATRE: AMERICA'S PLAYHOUSE
by TV News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Ovation TV, America's only arts network, has commenced production on a new, original documentary film that will celebrate the history of Ford's Theatre as one of the nation's most iconic cultural institutions. (more...)

Totem Pole Playhouse's 2015 Season to Include THE NERD, GREASE & MoreTotem Pole Playhouse's 2015 Season to Include THE NERD, GREASE & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Totem Pole Playhouse, America's beloved summer theatre located in Caledonia State Park between Gettysburg and Chambersburg, PA, has announced a slate of two large cast Broadway musicals, an acclaimed one-man show from PBS, the return of a beloved farce, and the World Premiere of a tribute concert featuring the music of Hank Williams, Sr. and Patsy Cline as part of the playhouse's 65th summer season of continuous operation. For the third year in a row, the Franklin County Visitor's Bureau acts as the season's sponsor. (more...)

Washington National Opera Releases Schedule for 2015-16 SeasonWashington National Opera Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

(WASHINGTON)—Washington National Opera (WNO), led by Artistic Director Francesca Zambello, today announced its 60th anniversary season, one that highlights classic, contemporary, and American works. The 2015-2016 season includes a new-to-Washington staging of Bizet's Carmen, the world premiere of a newly revised version of Appomattox by composer Philip Glass and librettist Christopher Hampton, a revival of WNO's charming holiday production of Hansel and Gretel, the company premiere of Kurt Weill's Lost in the Stars in a gripping production from Cape Town Opera, and WNO's first complete staging of Wagner's extraordinary four-part Ring Cycle, with a world-class cast under the direction of Francesca Zambello and featuring the WNO Orchestra conducted by WNO Music Director Philippe Auguin. Highlights from the 2015-2016 season will be performed by the WNO Orchestra and special guests at a free preview concert on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 6 p.m. as part of the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage. (more...)

HBO Doc Lineup for Early 2015 to Spotlight Robert Durst, Rosie O'Donnell, Scientology, Kurt Cobain and MoreHBO Doc Lineup for Early 2015 to Spotlight Robert Durst, Rosie O'Donnell, Scientology, Kurt Cobain and More
by Movies News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

Continuing its commitment to timely and thought-provoking programming, HBO will debut a diverse array of documentaries in coming months, including: THE JINX: THE LIFE AND DEATHS OF ROBERT DURST, the highly anticipated Sunday-night series from Oscar nominee Andrew Jarecki; Oscar winner Alex Gibney's GOING CLEAR: SCIENTOLOGY AND THE PRISON OF BELIEF, a look inside the controversial religion; and Brett Morgen's KURT COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK, the first fully-authorized documentary about the iconic leader of Nirvana. (more...)

Scoop: THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC on CBS - Saturday, January 17, 2015Scoop: THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC on CBS - Saturday, January 17, 2015
by TV Scoop - Jan 5, 2015

Get all the scoop on THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC, airing on CBS on Saturday, January 17, 2015! (more...)

Former America's Got Talent Quarter Finalist Releases New Self-Help Book - 'Twelve Qualities of Highly Successful People'Former America's Got Talent Quarter Finalist Releases New Self-Help Book - 'Twelve Qualities of Highly Successful People'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2015

Sati was a quarter-finalist on NBC's 2008 America's Got Talent, and he has been featured on The Late Show with David Letterman, CNN, ABC, CBS, and many other television channels in the U.S. and abroad. Sati has been written about in The Washington Post, USA Today, The Baltimore Sun, National Geographic World, Orlando Sentinel, Men's Health, The Economic Times, Hong Kong Standard, Saudi Gazette, India Today, Khaleej Times (UAE), and many other newspapers and magazines around the world. "12 Qualities of Highly Successful People" is an inspiring and captivating book. In this book Sati explains the winning qualities of 130 highly successful people, including Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Thomas Edison, Andrew Carnegie, Henry Ford, Dr. Martin Luther King, Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Steven Spielberg, Jim Carrey, Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook), Sergey Brin & Larry Page (Google), Jack Dorsey (Twitter), and Jeff Bezos (Amazon.com) The author also shows the characteristics and traits of highly successful people under each of the twelve qualities and teaches readers how they too can learn and develop these valuable qualities. 'Common Traits' and 'You Too Can Develop' sections in each chapter are step-by-step blueprints that will help anyone learn these twelve great qualities which can unlock your potential and transform your life. "Twelve Qualities of Highly Successful People" is available in both print and ebook formats online at www.satiachath.com, Amazon.com, BN.com and other online retailers. Bookstores should contact Ingram and Baker & Taylor for whole sale orders. Book Details: Twelve Qualities of Highly Successful People And How YOU Can Develop These 12 Qualities By Sati Achath Publisher: CreateSpace Published: December 2014 ISBN: 978-1490534930 ASIN: B00S2XC5SM Pages: 224 Genre: Self-Help, Motivational About The Author: Sati Achath is a motivational speaker, author, cartoonist, caricaturist, hand shadow puppeteer, ventriloquist, and magician. He has been recognized by the U.S. Government as a 'Person of Extraordinary Ability'. Sati is the author of four other books: 18 Simple Steps for Efficient Time Management, Hollywood Celebrities: Basic Things You've Always Wanted to Know, Fun with Hand Shadows, and a children's book, Danny, Which Wheel Do You Like Best. Sati works as a Project Evaluation Specialist for the World Bank in Washington, D.C. He holds four master's degrees and speaks six languages. So far Sati has traveled to 57 countries. This international experience has given him a broad vision and perspective on life. Sati was the editorial cartoonist for 'Northern Star' newspaper in Dekalb, Illinois, and his cartoons and caricatures have been published in more than 25 US national newspapers. (more...)

CRT to Stage New Adaptation of LYSISTRATA, 2/26-3/8CRT to Stage New Adaptation of LYSISTRATA, 2/26-3/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will present the Greek comedy Lysistrata by Aristophanes in the Nafe Katter Theatre on the UConn-Storrs campus from February 26th through March 8th. See how one woman's crusade to end the Peloponnesian War leads to wild laughter, bawdy puns, and both genders begging to make love, not war. For tickets and information, call 860-486-2113 and visit www.crt.uconn.edu. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE WIDOW LINCOLN at Ford's TheatreBWW Reviews: THE WIDOW LINCOLN at Ford's Theatre
by Jamie McGonnigal - Jan 29, 2015

Mary Todd Lincoln, the wife of President Abraham Lincoln, is the subject of a new play which premieres this month, marking 150 years since the President's assassination. Ford's Theatre, the site of the crime that took the civil rights legend from us, has commissioned playwright James Still to capture a moment in time which very little is known about. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  THE WHIPPING MAN is Gripping Drama at GSP through 2/14BWW Reviews: THE WHIPPING MAN is Gripping Drama at GSP through 2/14
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 29, 2015

'The Whipping Man' written by Matthew Lopez and directed by Seret Scott is now onstage at George Street Playhouse though February 15th. This poignant drama is a must-see theatrical event. (more...)

Costumes from DreamWorks' LINCOLN to Be on Exhibit at Abraham Lincoln MuseumCostumes from DreamWorks' LINCOLN to Be on Exhibit at Abraham Lincoln Museum
by Movies News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum (ALLM) on the campus of Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) will open a special exhibit in conjunction with DreamWorks Studios at 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 12, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at World Premiere of THE WIDOW LINCOLN, Now Playing at Ford's TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at World Premiere of THE WIDOW LINCOLN, Now Playing at Ford's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

The Ford's Theatre Society 2014-2015 season continues with the world premiere drama The Widow Lincoln, by James Still and directed by Stephen Rayne. (more...)

Theatre for Young America's STARRING ABE LINCOLN Opens 2/3Theatre for Young America's STARRING ABE LINCOLN Opens 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

On the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, Theatre for Young America celebrates his life with Starring Abe Lincoln. Starring Abe Lincoln opens February 3, 2015 and runs through February 14, 2015. Performances take place on the on the H&R Block City Stage located on level B in Union Station. Union Station's address is 30 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64108. (more...)

THE RAINMAKER, 'WONDERFUL LIFE', 'RIPPED' and More Set for American Blues Theater's 2015-16 SeasonTHE RAINMAKER, 'WONDERFUL LIFE', 'RIPPED' and More Set for American Blues Theater's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside is proud to announce American Blues Theater's 2015 -- 2016 30th Anniversary Season, "Seeing is Believing." All main stage performances take place at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. (more...)

VIREO: THE SPIRITUAL BIOGRAPHY OF A WITCH'S ACCUSER Opera Pilot to Be Broadcast Online and On TV, 2/23VIREO: THE SPIRITUAL BIOGRAPHY OF A WITCH'S ACCUSER Opera Pilot to Be Broadcast Online and On TV, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

On February 23 and 24, 2015, the pilot episode of composer Lisa Bielawa's serial opera Vireo: The Spiritual Biography of a Witch's Accuser will be videotaped at The Yost Theater in Santa Ana (307 North Spurgeon St.). Two taping sessions, each of a different scene from the opera, will be open to the public, free of charge, at 7pm on February 23 and 5pm on February 24 (limited availability, online RSVPs are required at http://bit.ly/RSVPVireo).Vireo's 25-minute pilot episode will air on March 31, 2015, and will feature the Kronos Quartet, mezzo-sopranoLaurie Rubin, the San Francisco Girls Chorus, the Orange County School of the Arts Middle School Choir, mezzo-soprano Maria Lazarova, baritone Gregory Purnhagen, drummer Matthias Bossi, and in the title role ofVireo, 16-year-old soprano Rowen Sabala. (more...)

Beverly Hills Temple of the Arts to Honor Civil Rights Activist Rev. Ronald V. Myers, 1/16Beverly Hills Temple of the Arts to Honor Civil Rights Activist Rev. Ronald V. Myers, 1/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2015

Rabbi David Baron, Founder of the Beverly Hills Temple of the Arts at the Saban Theatre announced today that he will officiate a free Shabbat service and performance in observance of Martin Luther King Day by honoring Reverend Ronald V. Myers, Sr., M.D., a renowned civil rights activist, founder & chairman of the modern movement promoting the holiday Juneteenth, Baptist minister, jazz musician and American physician serving the disenfranchised in Tchula, MS. The service will be held on Friday, January 16, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. and will feature jazz trumpeter and pianist Ronald V. Myers, Sr. and celebrated jazz guitarist Jacques Lesure. (more...)

Capital Stage to Continue 10th Season with Aaron Loeb's IDEATION, Opening 1/24Capital Stage to Continue 10th Season with Aaron Loeb's IDEATION, Opening 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2015

Capital Stage continues it's 10th Anniversary season with the 2014 Glickman Award Winner for Best New Play, IDEATION by San Francisco playwright Aaron Loeb. A psychological suspense thriller in which a group of corporate consultants work together on a mysterious and ethically ambiguous project, IDEATION received its world premiere at San Francisco Playhouse in 2013. CapStage's production will be the second staging of this celebrated new play. CapStage and Loeb previously collaborated in 2008 on the Sacramento premiere of his play, FIRST PERSON SHOOTER. IDEATION will run from January 21 through February 22 with a Press Opening on Saturday January 24, 2015. Tickets: 916-995-5464 or capstage.org. (more...)

NEWSIES Star Capathia Jenkins to Bring MORE WOMAN THAN YOU KNOW to Garner, 1/31NEWSIES Star Capathia Jenkins to Bring MORE WOMAN THAN YOU KNOW to Garner, 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

Capathia Jenkins will perform 'More Woman Than You Know' on Saturday, January 31 at 7:30 pm at Garner Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Bill Kurtis to Host New Daily Series THROUGH THE DECADESBill Kurtis to Host New Daily Series THROUGH THE DECADES
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

DECADES, the new multicast TV network from Weigel Broadcasting Co. and CBS Television Stations, announced today that Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist and storyteller Bill Kurtis is set to host the network's new daily one-hour original series “Through the Decades.” (more...)

Finborough Theatre Sets Spring Season: HARAJUKU GIRLS, PRINCESS IDA & MoreFinborough Theatre Sets Spring Season: HARAJUKU GIRLS, PRINCESS IDA & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Under multi-award-winning Artistic Director Neil McPherson, the Spring Season at the Finborough Theatre continues its acclaimed artistic policy with new writing including four world premieres, controversial political theatre, classic rediscoveries which this season celebrate our local Victorian heritage, music theatre, productions linked to one current event (the general election) and two anniversaries (the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the Armenian Genocide), and the return of three of our occasional series - Celebrating British Music Theatre, TheGreatWar100 and FINBOROUGHFORUM which this season will be podcast for the first time. (more...)

Ron Howard's IN THE HEART OF THE SEA Gets Bumped to Winter 2015Ron Howard's IN THE HEART OF THE SEA Gets Bumped to Winter 2015
by Movies News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

The Hollywood Reporter writes that the release of Oscar winner Ron Howard's IN THE HEART OF THE SEA has been moved to December 11, 2015. (more...)

New Nintendo 3DS XL Launches in the U.S. on Feb. 13New Nintendo 3DS XL Launches in the U.S. on Feb. 13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

All of the new features of New Nintendo 3DS XL make it the ideal way to experience upcoming portable games like The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D, Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate and Code Name: S.T.E.A.M., as well as all other existing Nintendo 3DS software. The system also enhances certain games like Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS with amiibo functionality, faster processing speeds and more control options when compared to the Nintendo 3DS system. In addition to the standard hardware in New Red and New Black, two other New Nintendo 3DS XL designs will be available at launch: a system featuring artwork inspired by The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D and one based on Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate available exclusively at GameStop with the game pre-installed. The three stand-alone New Nintendo 3DS XL models and the Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate bundle will all be available on Feb. 13 at suggested retail prices of $199.99 and $229.99, respectively. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE KING AND I Charms with Royal Turns by Alan Ariano and Chelsea SotoBWW Reviews: THE KING AND I Charms with Royal Turns by Alan Ariano and Chelsea Soto
by Herbert Paine - Jan 13, 2015

Alan Ariano embraces the King's role as his own and Chelsea Soto delivers a stirring performance as Tuptim in Arizona Broadway Theatre's lavish production of The King and I. (more...)

Cellist Michael Samis and Pianist Amy Dorfman to Perform at Blair School of Music's Turner Hall, 2/12Cellist Michael Samis and Pianist Amy Dorfman to Perform at Blair School of Music's Turner Hall, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Pianist Amy Dorfman and cellist Michael Samis will perform a recital at the Blair School of Music's Turner Hall, Thursday, February 12, at 8 pm. Aptly scheduled on Abraham Lincoln's birthday, the performance explores music by composers who had a voice in human rights, standing for equality in their daily lives and through their music. (more...)

The Collegiate Chorale to Perform SUSANNA with Isabel Leonard, 2/3The Collegiate Chorale to Perform SUSANNA with Isabel Leonard, 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

The Collegiate Chorale continues its 2014-15 season with George F. Handel's Susanna on February 3, 2015 at 8pm at Town Hall, 123 W. 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036. Tickets are $30-$95 and are available at TicketMaster.com. For more information, visit http://collegiatechorale.org/performances/susanna. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Hal Holbrook of MARK TWAIN TONIGHT, Coming to Riverside's Fox Performing Arts CenterBWW Interviews: Hal Holbrook of MARK TWAIN TONIGHT, Coming to Riverside's Fox Performing Arts Center
by Audrey Liebross - Jan 12, 2015

Tony and Emmy award winner Hal Holbrook is bringing MARK TWAIN TONIGHT to Riverside's Fox Performing Arts Center for one performance, on Saturday evening, January 17, 2015. BroadwayWorld interviewed him by email. (more...)

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts Presents TELLING TALES: STORIES AND LEGENDS IN 19TH-CENTURY AMERICAN ART, 2/27-6/7The Frist Center for the Visual Arts Presents TELLING TALES: STORIES AND LEGENDS IN 19TH-CENTURY AMERICAN ART, 2/27-6/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2015

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Telling Tales: Stories and Legends in 19th-Century American Art from February 27–June 7, 2015, in the Center's Upper-Level Galleries. The exhibition features paintings and sculptures that recount stories relating to American cultural aspirations and everyday life throughout the 19th century. Narrative landscapes by Thomas Cole and Asher B. Durand of the Hudson River School, genre scenes by William Sidney Mount and Francis W. Edmonds and sculptures by John Rogers are among the highlights of the exhibition. (more...)

National Gallery of Art Acquires More Than 6,000 Works of Art from the Corcoran Gallery of ArtNational Gallery of Art Acquires More Than 6,000 Works of Art from the Corcoran Gallery of Art
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

Earl A. Powell III, director, and Franklin Kelly, deputy director and chief curator, National Gallery of Art, announced today that 6,430 works of art have been selected initially from more than 17,000 Corcoran works in the Gallery's custody to join the nation's collection of European and American art. As curators continue to review the collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the newly accessioned objects will have an immediate impact across NGA's collections and will be particularly transformative for its holdings of American art in all media. (more...)

February at the National Portrait Gallery Includes Presidential Family Fun Day, Recognize Vote, and MoreFebruary at the National Portrait Gallery Includes Presidential Family Fun Day, Recognize Vote, and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

Presidential Family Fun Day Sunday, Feb. 15, 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard Celebrate Presidents Day weekend during a patriotic family day at the National Portrait Gallery. Enjoy a variety of crafts and performances dedicated to our nation's famous past leaders. Meet Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in person and enjoy several art activities like presidential Polaroids and making picture frames. See performances by local the a capella group Snowday, get your picture taken with the Washington Nationals Racing Presidents, and more. (more...)

F.F. Fiore Celebrates Black History Month With MURRANF.F. Fiore Celebrates Black History Month With MURRAN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

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FCC Chairman Proposes Classifying Internet as Public UtilityFCC Chairman Proposes Classifying Internet as Public Utility
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

According to Variety, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has made public a sweeping new proposal to 'preserve the internet as an open platform for innovation and free expression,' bolstering plans to push for net neutrality. (more...)

Ford's Theatre Society Presents New Wildhorn Musical, FREEDOM'S SONG: ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND THE CIVIL WARFord's Theatre Society Presents New Wildhorn Musical, FREEDOM'S SONG: ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND THE CIVIL WAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

The Ford's Theatre Society 2014-2015 season continues with the musical Freedom's Song: Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War, directed by Jeff Calhoun, March 13 through May 20, 2015, at the historic Ford's Theatre (511 Tenth Street NW, Washington, D.C.). A new adaptation of the Broadway musical The Civil War, Freedom's Song features the words of Abraham Lincoln and music inspired by the letters of those who lived through the Civil War. The production is part of Ford's 150: Remembering the Lincoln Assassination, a series of events marking the 150 years since Abraham Lincoln's assassination at Ford's Theatre. (more...)

Alfred Lenarciak Shares ROAD TO FREEDOMAlfred Lenarciak Shares ROAD TO FREEDOM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

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New York Choral Society to Present 'For Those We've Loved,' 4/8New York Choral Society to Present 'For Those We've Loved,' 4/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

The New York Choral Society and Music Director David Hayes will continue its season on April 8, 2015 at 8:00 pm at Carnegie Hall with a program titled For Those We've Loved. (more...)

The Zimmerli Art Museum Presents MORE IN MARCHThe Zimmerli Art Museum Presents MORE IN MARCH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers offers “More in March” with a dynamic schedule of programs and new exhibitions. In addition to the regular schedule of events during Art After Hours: First Tuesdays, the evening includes a special presentation of the talk “Vision Research: Interactions between Scientists and Artists.” For music lovers, the New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra salon series and Music at the Museum invite audiences to explore music in new ways. For younger artists, Passport to Art and Drawing Club offer opportunities to get creative. Activities take place at the Zimmerli, located at 71 Hamilton Street in New Brunswick, on the Rutgers University College Avenue campus. Admission to the museum and public programs is free. Registration fees vary for classes and workshops. For more details, visit www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu. (more...)

Highlights from SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE's Weekend Update with Colin Jost & Michael CheHighlights from SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE's Weekend Update with Colin Jost & Michael Che
by TV News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

Below, check out highlights from SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE'S WEEKEND UPDATE WITH COLIN JOST AND MICHAEL CHE, which aired on NBC on JANUARY 31, 2015: (more...)

NY Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives Completes Fourth Release of MaterialNY Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives Completes Fourth Release of Material
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

The fourth release of material in the New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives - the multi-year initiative to digitize the Orchestra's extensive archives, funded by the Leon Levy Foundation - has been completed, with all existing Philharmonic printed programs, from the first concert in 1842 to the present, now available online, and current printed programs being added every concert week. (more...)

Experience Black History Month in St. AugustineExperience Black History Month in St. Augustine
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

Throughout 2015, St. Augustine, Fla will celebrate its 450 year history. Strolling the streets of St. Augustine, one's footsteps follow a trail to freedom forged by many different cultures, including African Americans, which makes this a great city to explore during Black History Month. (more...)

Capital Stage Adds Performances to Sacramento Premiere of IDEATIONCapital Stage Adds Performances to Sacramento Premiere of IDEATION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

Capital Stage continues its 10th Anniversary season with the 2014 Glickman Award Winner for Best New Play, IDEATION by San Francisco playwright Aaron Loeb. A psychological suspense thriller in which a group of corporate consultants work together on a mysterious and ethically ambiguous project, IDEATION received its world premiere at San Francisco Playhouse in 2013. (more...)

Bookworks Presents Shelf Awareness for ReadersBookworks Presents Shelf Awareness for Readers
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

With President's Day next Monday, we celebrate with a few of our favorite tales of the country's leaders. (more...)

The National Portrait Gallery Presents President's Day Events, 2/13-16The National Portrait Gallery Presents President's Day Events, 2/13-16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

On View: 'Cracked-Plate' Photograph of Abraham Lincoln Thursday, Feb. 12, through Monday, Feb. 16 For just five days, the museum will display the original print of the 'cracked-plate' portrait of Abraham Lincoln. This photograph by Alexander Gardner is one of the most haunting portraits of any president. Created Feb. 5, 1865, it was the last formal portrait of Lincoln to be taken before his assassination. When the mammoth glass negative cracked, Gardner made only one print from the damaged negative before discarding it. (more...)

Murder, Mystery and CroquetMurder, Mystery and Croquet
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Feb. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Murder, Mystery and Croquet (more...)

BWW Recap: A Few Changes Are Made on This Week's MARRY ME!BWW Recap: A Few Changes Are Made on This Week's MARRY ME!
by Dylan Siegman - Feb 10, 2015

Last week we followed Jake and Annie as they try to throw off the investigation of a hate crime, which they started, by carrying out another hate crime on themselves. We got some hilarious scenes out of the return of Jessica St. Clair as their snobby neighbor, as she staged a 'care-frontation' and led the investigation into all the hate crimes in the building. Meanwhile, Dennah and Gil battled for the only remaining plus 1 invitation for Jake and Annie's wedding after an influx of additional guests. Kay, having bowed out of the competition, ends up needing the plus 1 invitation because it turns out she has a girlfriend! I didn't see any mention on Casey Wilson's twitter of a guest star on this week's episode, but maybe we'll be pleasantly surprised! (more...)

BWW Reviews: A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS - A Massive and Impressive Undertaking at DobamaBWW Reviews: A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS - A Massive and Impressive Undertaking at Dobama
by Roy Berko - Dec 8, 2014

Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel is noted for crafting play scripts which impact directly on the lives of people. A review of her works illustrates that she writes about issues that need to be expressed (AIDS, sexual abuse, prostitution, degradation of the individual), she favors writing about emotional circumstances which she expresses in narrative structures, and her works contain theatrical requirements that make for better viewing, than reading. (more...)

Smithsonian Castle to Display a 3-D Portrait of President ObamaSmithsonian Castle to Display a 3-D Portrait of President Obama
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

The first presidential portraits created from 3-D scan data are now on display in the Smithsonian Castle. The portraits of President Barack Obama were created based on data collected by a Smithsonian-led team of 3-D digital imaging specialists and include a digital and 3-D printed bust and life mask. A new video released today by the White House details the behind-the-scenes process of scanning, creating and printing the historic portraits. The portraits will be on view in the Commons gallery of the Castle starting today, Dec. 2, through Dec. 31. The portraits were previously displayed at the White House Maker Faire June 18. (more...)

VIDEO: Chris Hemsworth Stars in All-New Trailer for IN THE HEART OF THE SEAVIDEO: Chris Hemsworth Stars in All-New Trailer for IN THE HEART OF THE SEA
by Movies News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

Oscar winner Ron Howard ('A Beautiful Mind') directs the action adventure 'In the Heart of the Sea,' based on Nathaniel Philbrick's best-selling book about the dramatic true journey of the Essex. (more...)

So Who Were the Celebrities Singing on COLBERT's All-Star Finale? Check Out the Full List!So Who Were the Celebrities Singing on COLBERT's All-Star Finale? Check Out the Full List!
by TV News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

The distinguished group of celebrities ran the gamut from the fields of film, TV, theater, literature and politics. Check out the impressive list below (more...)

Ford's Theatre Society to Continue Season with THE WIDOW LINCOLN in JanuaryFord's Theatre Society to Continue Season with THE WIDOW LINCOLN in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

The Ford's Theatre Society 2014-2015 season continues with the world premiere drama The Widow Lincoln, by James Still and directed by Stephen Rayne. The production features Mary Bacon in the title role. The Widow Lincoln plays January 23 through February 22, 2015 at the historic Ford's Theatre (511 Tenth Street NW, Washington, D.C.). Ford's Theatre commissioned this world premiere as part of Ford's 150: Remembering the Lincoln Assassination, a series of events marking the 150 years since Abraham Lincoln's assassination at Ford's Theatre. (more...)

FOX News Channel to Present Bill O'Reilly's KILLING LINCOLN, 12/30FOX News Channel to Present Bill O'Reilly's KILLING LINCOLN, 12/30
by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

FOX News Channel (FNC) will present the film KILLING LINCOLN on Tuesday, December 30th from 9-11PM/ET. Prior to the two-hour feature, Bill O'Reilly will host a special edition of The O'Reilly Factor from 8-9PM/ET (more...)

Billy Crystal Imagines Robin Williams Stand Up Routine in Heaven in New TributeBilly Crystal Imagines Robin Williams Stand Up Routine in Heaven in New Tribute
by Movies News Desk - Dec 14, 2014

Following the passing of his long-time friend and fellow comedic legend, Billy Crystal has penned a script, imagining the late Robin Williams in heaven. You can read it in full below, via Entertainment Weekly: (more...)

Tucson Pascua-Yaqui History is The Focus of Novel 'The Faithful'Tucson Pascua-Yaqui History is The Focus of Novel 'The Faithful'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

DENVER, Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Before his assassination, President Abraham Lincoln had plans to stop U.S. borders at the edge of the Plains where Native Americans had lived since crossing the continent centuries before. (more...)

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