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Based on the novel The Ambassadorsby Henry James

World-Champion Speedskater Apolo Ohno to Take On the IRONMAN in Kona, October
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

After hanging up his blades four years ago, world-champion speedskating legend Apolo Ohno is making his athletic comeback. This time, the eight-time medalist has teamed up with the BUILT WITH CHOCOLATE MILK campaign to take on a training and recovery journey that will culminate at the world's most grueling endurance race: the IRONMAN World Championship triathlon - a 140.6-mile swim-bike-run event in Kailua-Kona, Hawai'i. Ohno will be challenged to translate his speed and power to a brand new sport, carrying the torch for football legend Hines Ward who successfully put his athleticism and determination to the test at the iconic race last year. (more...)

Dear Gamers, Qwilt Understands and Supports Your Addiction to Twitch
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

REDWOOD CITY, CA - Qwilt, a leading provider of transparent caching and online video delivery solutions, is helping the millions of Twitch fans around the world take their live video game viewing to the next level. Qwilt is focusing on Twitch to get ahead of the pending online traffic tsunami created by the rapidly increasing consumption of live video streams. (more...)

Ambassador Ned L. Siegel Joins Viscount Systems' Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Appointed by then President George W. Bush, Mr. Siegel was the U.S. Ambassador to the Commonwealth of the Bahamas from October 2007 to January 2009. He was also appointed by President Bush to serve under Ambassador John R. Bolton at the United Nations in New York, serving as the Senior Advisor to the U.S. Mission and as the United States Representative to the 61st Session of the United Nations General Assembly. Prior to his Ambassadorship, he was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC). In addition to his public service, Ambassador Siegel has over 30 years of entrepreneurial successes. Presently, he is Chairman of the Board of The Siegel Group, a multi-disciplined international business management advisory firm specializing in infrastructure, real estate, ports, energy, financial, cyber security and physical security services. Ambassador Siegel serves on the Board of Directors and Advisory Boards of numerous public and private companies, and private equity groups. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Connecticut in 1973 and received a Juris Doctorate from the Dickinson School of Law in 1976. (more...)

Jesus Alvarez, Sabrina Dahlmann & More to Star in Brokenleg Collective's GUTTED, Begin. 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

The Brokenleg Collective has begun production on its next show, Gutted, written by Ryan Severt and other select members of The Brokenleg Collective. Gutted opens on May 8, 2014 in the ASU Media and Performing Arts Building on ASU Tempe campus. (more...)

Castrol Extends Multi-Year NFL Sponsorship
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

WAYNE, N.J., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Castrol announced today the extension of a multi-year sponsorship agreement with the National Football League (NFL). The agreement renews the Castrol EDGE status as the official motor oil sponsor of the NFL through March 2017- continuing the relationship that began in 2010. (more...)

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects National and International Scholars, Artists, Philanthropists, Business and Civic Leaders
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/  The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today announced the election of 204 new members. They include some of the world's most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists, and civic, corporate, and philanthropic leaders. (more...)

Wells Fargo Center Sets 2014-15 Clover Stornetta Family Fun Series: SLEEPING BEAUTY, Peking Acrobats & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts continues to provide the finest family entertainment with a new-lineup of educational and interactive performances in Santa Rosa. Today, the Center announced the 2014-2015 Clover Stornetta Family Fun Series, featuring eight shows for young audiences and their families. Commencing in the fall, the series will delight audiences of all ages with performances that will showcase a pop culture phenomenon, the world's finest acrobats, favorite children's book characters brought to life, classic tales, glow-in-the-dark characters and more! To round out the year-long series, each performance includes free family art projects before each show and post-show opportunities to meet the cast. (more...)

Scoot & Doodle Enhances iPad App for Teachers and Classroom Learning
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, April 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Scoot & Doodle, makers of digital learning tools and content for education, has expanded Scoodle Jam's functionality with new classroom features, inspired and vetted by teachers. Now available on the App Store in the U.S., this engaging whiteboard app lets students work creatively, together or on their own, and show their imaginative thinking on any subject. With Scoodle Jam students write, draw, type, collage, and brainstorm with creation tools and cross-subject, educational content. (more...)

John Rubinstein Joins LA Chamber Orchestra for Westside Connections,
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Prolific film, stage and television actor, director and composer John Rubinstein, a native Angeleno and son of legendary pianist Arthur Rubinstein, appears with Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) Music Director and pianist Jeffrey Kahane, LACO principals and special guest pianist Christopher O'Riley to explore personal and musical legacies at Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's (LACO) WESTSIDE CONNECTIONS chamber music series on Thursday, May 15, 2014, 7:30 pm, at the Moss Theater in Santa Monica. Rubinstein created the role of Bob Fosse's Pippin on Broadway and received a Tony Award for Children of a Lesser God, and O'Riley is a versatile pianist as well as host of the popular NPR radio program "From the Top.' They join LACO Music Director Jeffrey Kahane, Concertmaster Margaret Batjer and Principal Cello Andrew Shulman in a performance that pays homage to the remarkable legacy of both Rubinsteins and features Rachmaninoff's Sonata in G minor (Shulman and Kahane), Chopin's Nocturne in D-flat major Op. 27, No. 2 (Kahane), and Brahms' Piano Trio No. 2 in C major, Op. 87 (Batjer, Shulman and O'Riley). (more...)

Fanhub Launches First Social Media-Inspired CRM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/  Fanhub today announced the official launch of its social media-inspired CRM. A collaborative CRM built by small business owners for other small businesses, Fanhub introduces follows, comments, @mentions and notifications into sales, support and case management, finally providing a cloud-based CRM that fits the fast-paced, all-hands-on-deck approach of growing organizations.    (more...)

AARP Set to Take Over Boston
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

BOSTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ AARP is set to host its bi-annual Life@50+ National Event & Expo in Boston, Massachusetts, at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, from May 8-10, 2014. As the leading organization for people 50+ with nearly 38 million members, AARP's national event will give attendees access to some of today's most renowned celebrities including lifestyle, health, sports, travel and financial experts. Attendees will discover real possibilities for their lives through community service activities, innovative exhibits, seminars and an exciting line-up of entertainment.  For the first time, attendees will also be able to volunteer on each of the three days. On the event's final day, Saturday, May 10th, in conjunction with the National Association of Letter Carriers' Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, anyone who brings a bag of non-perishable food will be given a one-day pass to Life@50+, which includes all activities besides the concerts. (more...)

Jewel Asks Americans 'Why Housing Matters' to Inspire a New Song and Raise Awareness for the Benefits of Public Housing
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

CHESHIRE, Conn., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/  Public housing provides homes and services for approximately 2.2 million people in the U.S.; however, the need is much greater than that. Given current economic and federal budget conditions, public housing availability continues to decrease, while the need for it continues to grow. (more...)

Yokkaichi Japan "Ripped and Rich" Distributors Welcome Launch of New MXI Corp "Aphrodisiac Chocolate" by Adam Green from his Virtual Office in West Va
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

As the category creator and world leader in healthy chocolate, the true vision of MXI Corp; Xocai Healthy Chocolate is to transform and improve individual lives worldwide through its exclusive and healthy chocolate products. One such unique element is XoVita, a proprietary high-antioxidant blend of cacao, açaí berries and blueberries, an ingredient combination exclusive to Xoçai. This proprietary and exclusive high-antioxidant blend is utilized in all of Xoçai products and provides a wide-ranging class of nutrients, vitamins and health benefits. XoVita consistently contributes to the findings that all of Xocai's products contain the highest ORAC (antioxidant-measuring test) and flavonoid rich products available today. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BALLET HISPANICO at The Joyce Is a Celebration of Dance
by Frances Steiner - Apr 22, 2014

Ballet Hispanico was founded in 1970 by Tina Ramirez in order to "explore, preserve, and celebrate Latino cultures through dance." Through its repertory of over 100 works, Ballet Hispanico attempts to represent the diversity of Latino culture. This range was fully evident during their Saturday matinee performance at the Joyce Theater. (more...)

Westin Hotels Welcomes Arianna Huffington to Newly-Launched Westin Well-Being Council
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

On the heels of the recent launch of its global Westin Well-being Movement, Westin Hotels & Resorts is proud to announce the addition of Arianna Huffington to the Movement's Well-being Council. The Well-being Movement is an ambitious $15 million campaign designed to enhance the well-being of guests and associates around the world, and Huffington's role on the Council will be to serve as the expert on all things pertaining to the hotel brand's Work Well pillar. Huffington joins fellow Council member Andy Puddicombe, Headspace co-founder and meditation expert, who was appointed Ambassador of the Feel Well pillar as part of the campaign's launch last month. As the Westin Well-being Movement progresses, Huffington and Puddicombe will be joined by other Council members, each of whom aligns with one of Westin's six wellness brand pillars: Sleep Well, Eat Well, Move Well, Feel Well, Work Well and Play Well. (more...)

iCIMS Wins Major Industry Award for Customer Service Excellence
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

MATAWAN, N.J., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/  iCIMS, Inc., a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) talent acquisition software solutions for growing businesses, proudly announces it has been awarded a Bronze award for the prestigious 8 th Annual Stevie Awards in Sales and Customer Service. This marks the third consecutive time iCIMS has received this accolade. (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: April 21-27
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 21, 2014

The last batch of shows open on Broadway this week, in anticipation of the start of the 2014 Awards season. The final four include: THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, CASA VALENTINA, and CABARET. Get your tickets now! (more...)

Local Celebrities to Appear in Two Muses Theatre's LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE, 5/30-6/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Two Muses Theatre presents Love, Loss and What I Wore by famous screenwriter sisters, Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron. The show will be performed with a unique cast each weekend, headed up by a different local celebrity, May 30 through June 15. In conjunction with this production, Two Muses Theatre is partnering with Closet NV to raise clothing donations for Dress for Success, a worldwide organization, whose mission is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire to help them thrive in work and in life. (more...)

Tri-National NAFTANEXT Summit to Focus On Reducing Environmental Impacts & Improving Energy Sustainability in North American Trade
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

CHICAGO, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ At the tri-national summit examining the 20 th anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), government, transportation and energy officials will explore diesel power's role in expanding future trade while also improving air quality. (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 4/18/2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 4/18/2014. (more...)

The Pasadena Symphony Closes Season with TCHAIKOVSKY PIANO CONCERTO, Featuring Shai Wosner and Guest Conductor Jahja Ling, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Pasadena Symphony celebrates the best of the best Russian music with international piano star Shai Wosner guest conductor Jahja Ling. The 86thseason concert finale explodes with Tchaikovsky's dazzling Piano Concerto No. 1 and Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony on Saturday May 10, 2014 at Ambassador Auditorium with matinee and evening performances at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. (more...)

BWW Previews: Mark Morris Prepares for World Premiere of ACIS AND GALATEA
by Stephen Raskauskas - Apr 18, 2014

This weekend, as we all overload on sugar and attend the obligatory Passion performance, Mark Morris is getting ready to unveil his latest opus. His new production of Handel's ACIS AND GALATEA, one of the most beloved English language operas, has its world premiere next week at Cal Performances, Berkeley (April 25 - 27), before traveling to Celebrity Series of Boston (May 15-18) for its East Coast premiere. (more...)

Enrique Iglesias & More Join 2014 BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS Performance Line-Up
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Enrique Iglesias, Wisin, Sean Paul, Cristian Castro, and Michel Telo are the latest stars announced to perform at the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm (more...)

LACO's BAROQUE CONVERSATIONS Features Violinist Elizabeth Blumenstock Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Concertos by Vivaldi, Telemann and Handel are illuminated as part of LACO's 'Baroque Conversations' series featuring widely admired Baroque violinist Elizabeth Blumenstock, concertmaster and leader of Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, tonight, April 17, 7 pm, at Zipper Hall in downtown Los Angeles. The program includes Vivaldi's Concerto in F minor for Strings, RV 143; Concerto in E minor for Violin, Strings and Continuo, 'Il Favorito', Op. 11, No. 2; and Concerto in D minor for Two Violins, Two Flutes, Two Oboes, Bassoon, Strings and Continuo, RV 566; Telemann's Concerto in G major for Four Violins, TWV 40:201; and Handel's Concerto Grosso in C major, 'Alexander's Feast', HWV 318. Blumenstock is joined by members of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. (more...)

Jourdan Dunn is the New Face of Maybelline
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Maybelline New York announced that London bred beauty Jourdan Dunn is their newest spokesmodel. Jourdan will be joining an elite group of Maybelline models which includes Christy Turlington, Emily DiDonato and a host of others. (more...)

Espo Productions Presents World Premiere of JACKIE AND MARILYN at Theatre Row, Now thru 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Espo Productions, in association with MC of NY and World Tree Productions, are pleased to announce the Off-Broadway world premiere of JACKIE AND MARILYN, written by Sheri Graubert and directed by Sanja Bestic. JACKIE AND MARILYN, a play with music about one of the most talked about possible love triangles in American history, will play a four week limited engagement at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, Manhattan). Performances begin tonight, April 17 and continue through Saturday, May 3. Opening Night is Friday, April 18 at 8 p.m. (more...)

The Wailers Coming to Ridgefield Playhouse, 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

On the 30th anniversary of its 1984 release, The Wailers will be in concert at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Sunday, May 18, at 8 p.m. performing the iconic album Legend in its entirety, which features the bands biggest hits of all time including 'I Shot The Sheriff', 'Redemption Song', 'Jamming' and many, many more. Special guest is Makua, the Ambassador of Aloha, who is an accomplished ukulele player, singer and surfer. This event is underwritten by The Mango Tree and is part of the Xfinity Rock Series. (more...)

Music of Leonard Bernstein, Cole Porter & More Included in Town Hall's 2014 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The Town Hall has announced its 2014 Summer Season, a trio of unforgettable one-night-only events featuring music from some of Broadway's most beloved songwriters, critically acclaimed musical performers, and fresh-faced talent on the brink of discovery. (more...)

UMe Announces Exclusive Record Store Day Releases from Nirvana, Soundgarden & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) is pleased to announce exclusive releases for Record Store Day from Nirvana, Soundgarden, Blue Note Records, Frank Zappa, Rick James and Public Enemy. (more...)

Joe Zee Hosts Sundance TV's REVEALING: TRUE OR FAUX Special Tonight
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

SundanceTV examines the world of sartorial knock offs in its fourth all new special hosted by ELLE Creative Director Joe Zee, 'Revealing: True or Faux,' airing tonight, April 16th. (more...)

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment is ready for Summer with new rides and attractions for the Entire Family
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

It may be SeaWorld's 50 th Celebration, but the surprises are all for park guests. SeaWorld parks in Orlando, San Diego and San Antonio as well as Busch Gardens Tampa, Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Sesame Place are welcoming the warmer weather with new rides, attractions and events for the entire family to enjoy. (more...)

Ann Peacock to Pen Feature Screenplay based on SAVING THE LOST TRIBE
by Movies News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Ann Peacock ("The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe") is set to write a feature screenplay based on the acclaimed book Saving the Lost Tribe. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's MAP Education Program to Receive $100K Grant From the NEA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa today announced Hubbard Street Dance Chicago among 886 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive NEA Art Works grants. Hubbard Street is recommended for a $100,000 grant - the maximum single amount provided to Art Works grantees - in support of its Movement as Partnership (MAP) Program. (more...)

Seattle Center to Celebrate International Day of Jazz with Lunchtime Concert, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Seattle Center, in conjunction with Jazz In The City Concert Series, celebrates the 2014 United Nations International Day of Jazz with a special tribute to Seattle's own jazz Ambassador, Ernestine Anderson. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago to Launch Two Adaptive Dance Programs
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, and Kathryn Humphreys, Director of Youth, Education and Community Programs, announce two Adaptive Dance Programs: The Autism Project, for youth with autism spectrum disorder in grades 1–6; and Physically Integrated Dance, for neurotypical youth ages 8–16 with physical disabilities. (more...)

THE BASTARD CHILD by Sean P. Hoggs is Available Now
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Sean P. Hoggs learned at an early age that we cannot allow our socioeconomic background or tough start in life to define who we are – and he should know! At age 16, he set out to change a life riddled with drugs and crime, moving from one friend's house to the next, determined not to end up in jail or, even worse, dead! (more...)

Louis Armstrong House Museum and Moving Image to Host Special Screening of HELLO, DOLLY!, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

On Saturday, May 10th, 2014 the Louis Armstrong House Museum and the Museum of the Moving Image will host a dessert reception and special screening of the beloved film musical Hello, Dolly! in honor of Ambassador Satch knocking the Fab Four off Billboards' #1 spot at the height of Beatlemania. (more...)

Pat Sajak's Great American Deals, a New Hyper-Local Online Daily Deal Platform, Officially 'Opens for Business' as Company Announces Nationwide Sale of Franchise Oppor
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Television personality and savvy businessman Pat Sajak is looking for energetic, self-starting entrepreneurs to join him in taking a new daily deal website concept to communities across America. It's called Great American Deals a hyper-local online shopping website that focuses on individual neighborhoods versus larger metropolitan territories and offers daily discounted deals designed to keep consumer spending within the immediate community, and in the pockets of nearby retailers. (more...)

Power Balance Signs Yoga Ambassador Kathryn Budig
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

LAKE FOREST, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Power Balance , a leader in the market for Performance Technology sports accessories, announces the signing of international yoga sensation Kathryn Budig. One of the most recognizable and inspiring yogis in the world, Budig joins Power Balance's team of athletes and will wear the Pro Ion wristband and other wristband styles. (more...)

Bruce Springsteen, Conan O'Brien And Liam Neeson To Help Commemorate 20th Anniversary Of USC Shoah Foundation With Founder Steven Spielberg
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Bruce Springsteen will perform at the USC Shoah Foundation's 20 th anniversary Ambassadors for Humanity gala on May 7, 2014 in Los Angeles. Conan O'Brien will host the event, with special guest Liam Neeson. (more...)

Ryan Shaw to Perform at Project Sunshine's 11th Annual Benefit, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Project Sunshine, a New York City-based charity, celebrates "Project Sunshine Month" in April by raising awareness and support for the organization through a series of events and programs. Project Sunshine also recognizes its volunteers during Project Sunshine Week, April 22 through April 29, 2014, an annual week of service that will culminate with Project Sunshine's Eleventh Annual Benefit Celebration to be held on Tuesday, April 29th at the Waldorf Astoria. (more...)

Gabriel Kahane Set to Release 'The Ambassador' 6/3 via Sony Music
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

From Die Hard to the architecture of Richard Neutra and R.M. Schindler, from Blade Runner to the fiction of James M. Cain and Raymond Chandler, and from fires, riots, and earthquakes to the lives of so many Americans who have looked to Southern California as a panacea, Gabriel Kahane's The Ambassador (Masterworks) draws its inspiration from a multitude of sources to tell intimate, human stories against the backdrop of Los Angeles architecture and popular culture. (more...)

CEO of Simply G Media GJ Reynolds Discusses The Importance of Alexa on The Simply G Radio Show, a Division of The Simply G Media Network
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Neil Haley, The Total Tutor host of the Simply G Radio Show, interviewed GJ Reynolds to find out what Alexa is, why it is important, and how you can boost your Alexa score. (more...)

YO-YO MA to Join the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra in a Grand Gala Concert, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

World-renowned cellist YO-YO MA will join Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA in a grand gala concert to launch the Philharmonic's 70th anniversary season. Mr. Ma will play Elgar's Cello Concerto with the orchestra. The orchestra will also perform Stravinsky's Firebird Suiteand Berlioz's Béatrice et Bénédict Overture. The concert takes place Sunday June 1 at 7:00pm at The Vets in Providence, presented by Nortek and sponsored by Taco/The White Family Foundation, the Carter Family Charitable Trust, AmicaInsurance, Capital Properties and Roger Williams University. Media sponsors are the Providence Journal, NBC 10, News Talk 630 and 99.7FM WPRO, Lite Rock 105, and Full Channel. Ticket reservations are available by phone at 401.248.7000 and in person at the RIPO box office, 667 Waterman Ave., East Providence, Monday-Friday 9am-4:30pm. (more...)

The Duke Ellington Center for the Arts Will Commemorate The Duke's 115th Birthday With Outdoor Ceremony & Concert, 4/27-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Although the legendary Duke Ellington passed away on May 24, 1974, nearly 40 years ago, his fame and stature continue to grow and blossom. Just this past year alone, After Midnight, a big band musical featuring all-Ellington music in a tribute to Harlem's famous Cotton Club, opened on Broadway and is one of the favorites for winning a TONY Award this year; an SRO audience cheered the hundreds of students who participated in Arranging Ellington, concert of Ellington's sacred music, at Carnegie Hall this past March 23; and the Duke Ellington Center Big Band is finalizing plans for concert tours of France and the US during the upcoming year. (more...)

Experience America's First Victory at Fort Ticonderoga in NO QUARTER Reenactment, 5/10-11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Fort Ticonderoga kicks off the 2014 season May 10-11 with its “No Quarter” event recreating the capture of Fort Ticonderoga on May 10, 1775. In this weekend-long recreation visitors will experience “America's First Victory.” Throughout the weekend, visitors will explore this dramatic story from the perspectives of both the British garrison and the Green Mountain Boys and come face-to-face with the historical characters including Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY, ROMEO AND JULIET, Beethoven and Brahms Set for Pasadena Symphony's 2014-15 Classics Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Pasadena Symphony Music Director David Lockington and Principal Guest Conductor Nicholas McGegan announce the 2014-2015 season, the first under their full artistic leadership. The 2014-2015 Classics Series sizzles with excitement, love stories, and stellar guest artists at Pasadena's historic Ambassador Auditorium. Programmatic highlights include Bernstein's Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, and Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet; back to back Beethoven with Symphony No. 6 "Pastorale" & Symphony No. 7, and Nicholas McGegan's reimagined Brahms Symphony No. 2. (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: April 14-20
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 14, 2014

Welcome to BroadwayWorld's: The Broadway Ticket Buying Guide. Below, you will find weekly updates on full priced tickets, discounts, availability for the hottest productions, and locations for shows playing the Great White Way! Catch up on all the latest stats so that you can see your favorite productions at the best price! (And make it there on time). (more...)

Panasonic Creates a Special Football Chant Called Neymar's Chant Compiled From His Amazing Plays and Messages of Encouragement from Fans on YouTube
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

URL: http://youtu.be/2EBtQQceJWU (more...)

Lisa McCune and Teddy Tahu Rhodes to Star in Opera Australia's THE KING AND I from Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Opera Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini and leading Australian theatre producer John Frost today announced the principal cast for Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic Broadway musical The King and I. Lisa McCune and Teddy Tahu Rhodes will co-star in the Tony Award-winning Australian production, which is being revived next year by the Gordon Frost Organisation and Opera Australia. (more...)

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