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Brooklyn Actors Billy Magnussen, Michael Chernus, and More Speak Out on Poverty Through MTA Subway Poster Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Actors Billy Magnussen, Michael Chernus, Will Rogers and Staceyann Chin have joined the Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) 2016 ONE Brooklyn Community MTA Campaign, which launched on September 7 in 36 Brooklyn subway stations, featuring stylized posters illustrating a diverse, hip and eclectic group of Brooklyn movers and shakers who are advocating for poor and low-income Brooklyn residents. (more...)

Epicor Introduces New Cloud-Based Software for Labor Management, Epicor Scheduling+
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016


BWW Review: Nothing Can Stop THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN, Except the Script
by Natalie de la Garza - Sep 26, 2016

I want to see more films like Antoine Fuqua's THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN -- a Western with plenty of action, old-school but with a diverse cast, strong performances, all under capable direction. Now, if only we could get a better script. (more...)

'Broadway Balances America' Invites You To Go Behind The Scenes Of FINDING NEVERLAND
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016


Lowepro Unveils Ultimate Carry-On Roller for Photographers and Videographers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016


Lowepro Unveils Ultimate Carry-On Roller for Photographers and Videographers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016


by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016


ProQuest Releases Results of Its 2016 Space Reclamation Survey
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016


ProQuest Releases Results of Its 2016 Space Reclamation Survey
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016


SINNER/SAINT Gives History and Future of LGBTQ
by Maggie Yates - Oct 25, 2016

Sinner/Saint is not an indictment of the Christian community--it's a bittersweet and genuine storytelling experience that offers the most vulnerable aspects of the Christian-LGBTQ reconciliation movement: anxiety, denial, desperation for approval, sadness, forgiveness, and healing.  (more...)

BWW Review: ROCKY HORROR SHOW is Absolute Pleasure
by Trevor Durham - Oct 21, 2016

Director Jilian Wesolowski has perfected the Rocky Horror Show. (more...)

Global Consumers are Seven Times More Likely to See a Positive than Negative Impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on Society and Their Personal Lives
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016


Conversational AI Bots Can Be 'Hired' to Join Enterprise IT Help Desk Teams
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016


ScriptSave' WellRx Featured on The Balancing Act'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016


BWW Review: Teatro ZinZanni's Exuberant WELCOME TO WONDERLAND
by Jay Irwin - Oct 14, 2016

I don't think I've ever seen a bad Teatro ZinZanni show. I mean I really don't think there could be one unless they inexplicably decided to sit on the stage and blankly stare at the audience for three hours while serving us large plates of runny eggs and sour milk. Teatro ZinZanni shows are always a good bet for an evening of bliss and their current offering, 'Welcome to Wonderland' is no exception. (more...)

SecureAuth Survey: 69% of Organizations Will Do Away With Passwords Within 5 Years
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016


BWW Interview: Jake Epstein Reflects On His Return to BEAUTIFUL and the Legacy of Gerry Goffin
by Courtney Savoia - Oct 12, 2016

The abundantly talented Jake Epstein returns to Broadway's Beautiful :The Carole King Musical this fall and is savoring the experience of stepping back into a role he originated almost three years ago, as one of rock and roll's top songwriters. Gerry Goffin wrote the lyrics to some of the most celebrated masterpieces that not only defined a generation, but also continue to pierce the hearts of human beings everywhere -- as they stem from themes that are most pertinent to our nature. Themes of love, loss, confusion, joy, and pain all bleed into the words and melodies that Goffin created with songwriting partner and first wife -- the beloved Carole King. With immortal hits such as 'Will You Love Me Tomorrow' 'Up on the Roof,' and '(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,' among countless others, Goffin and King were able to explore the depths of the human experience - regardless of gender - and have produced a legacy that will continue to remain timeless and evoke nostalgia for years to come. (more...)

BWW Interview: Where the Next Generation of Musicals Is Born
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Nov 9, 2016

'New theatre work is important because it is more likely to reflect what is actually going on in the world; it can speak to global happenings and events and find ways to digest them and cope with them.' Artistic Director of Maine State Music Theatre Curt Dale Clark is talking about his recent visit to the National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) Conference and Festival of New Musicals in New York on October 24-28, 2016. Clark, who has been a NAMT Board member for the past two years and currently co-chair of the membership committee, is proud that his theatre company, MSMT, has been a founding member of the organization since its inception thirty-six years ago, and praises 'our continued efforts on its behalf that help cement the relationship between the two not-for-profits.' (more...)

UniverSoul Circus Returns to Philadelphia for 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

UniverSoul Circus announces its return to Philadelphia for its 20th anniversary season in Fairmount Park (next to Mann Center) with 47 grand shows from tonight, November 3, through November 27, 2016. Philadelphia will serve as the ultimate finale and serve as UniverSoul's final stop for their 2016 tour. (more...)

BWW Interview: Laura Silverman on Cirque du Soleil TORUK
by Harmony Wheeler - Nov 23, 2016

BroadwayWorld Sacramento spoke with Cirque du Soleil spokesperson Laura Silverman about the innovative technology and puppetry of Cirque's latest arena show, TORUK - The First Flight, a story-driven prequel to James Cameron's Avatar. (more...)

MR. AND MRS. PENNYWORTH to Premiere at Lookingglass Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Lookingglass Theatre Company continues its Season with Mr. and Mrs. Pennyworth, written and directed by Ensemble Member Doug Hara. Mr. and Mrs. Pennyworth runs December 7, 2016 - February 19, 2017. (more...)

Hip Hop Under the Big Top - UNIVERSOUL CIRCUS Celebrates 20 Years in Philly
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Get ready for electrifying, edge-of-your-seat performances! UniverSoul Circus announces its return to Philadelphia for its 20th return to Fairmount Park (next to Mann Center) with 47 grand shows from now through November 27, 2016. Philadelphia will serve as the ultimate finale and serve as UniverSoul's final stop for their 2016 tour. A big top spectacle of global proportions, this milestone edition is ready to take fans of all ages on an unforgettable journey of light, sound and soul. Hailed as the most interactive circus in the world, UniverSoul Circus promises to be a show you will never forget. Tickets on sale now for $19 to $30 via or by calling (800) 745-3000. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 11/18; SPAMALOT in Raleigh, Darren Criss in Costa Mesa and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 18, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Connecticut, Raleigh, Costa Mesa and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include an interview with Chita Rivera, SPAMALOT in North Carolina, and Darren Criss in Costa Mesa, just to name a few. (more...)

Coca-Cola 2016 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS Red Carpet Live! to Stream Worldwide
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

dick clark productions announces the return of the ”Coca-Cola® Red Carpet LIVE! @ The 2016 AMAs” preshow, which will stream LIVE online for fans worldwide on Facebook ( (more...)

BWW Review: The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis's Taut MOTHERS AND SONS
by Chris Gibson - Nov 15, 2016

Few playwrights tackle the subject of HIV/AIDS like Terrence McNally. Watching a generation wither away before his eyes has led him to explore the impact it has had in a number of works. One is ANDRE'S MOTHER, a short play which he was asked to expand. But, McNally opted to continue the story into the present day, and that choice acts to remind us that those left behind still suffer the pain of having lost a loved one, no matter how much time has passed, or how much things have changed medically and culturally. The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis opens their Studio Theatre season with an intimate and moving production of MOTHERS AND SONS, and it's driven by an exceptional cast and thoughtfully conceived direction. (more...)

World Consumer Credit Market - 4.88% CAGR Growth to 2020
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016


BWW Blog: Tara Folio - Giulia Dunes's Balancing Act
by Guest Blogger: Tara Folio - Jul 8, 2016

At the beginning of the summer, I thought that moving from Atlanta to New Hampshire was a huge feat, but my "journey" is chump change compared to the distance Giulia Dunes has traveled in order to be at Interlakes this summer. Giulia Dunes is a native of Holland, who is quickly learning how to become a native New Yorker. This summer she is taking on the huge task of Assistant Directing a show that she is performing in, while simultaneously rehearsing for her lead role in the next show of the season. Did you follow that? Me neither. Let me break it down. Giulia is performing as "Missy" in 9 to 5 while rehearsing for her role as "Ulla" in The Producers. The constant character switch is enough to give anyone an identity crisis, and on top of that, English is not Giulia's first language. I had to sit down and talk to her to find out how she handles all of this insanity and chaos with such grace.  (more...)

Way Off Broadway to Present SPAMALOT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre has become known for not only its productions of classic Broadway musicals but its part in bringing a number of area and regional premieres to the Frederick stage. In 2009, Way Off Broadway was one of the very first theatres in the country to receive the rights to produce The Wedding Singer, an 80's inspired musical comedy based on the Adam Sandler film. In recent seasons, the theatre, the Frederick -area's only year-round professional producing theatre, has produced several movies-turned-musicals. In fact, the 2013 Season was named "Hollywood Meets Broadway," all of the shows having been hits on the silver screen and Broadway stage. (more...)

Unlimited Game Options with Fritzo: Sophisticated 3D Cubes Echoing the Rubik's Cube
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016


AIDA Sets Pittsburgh CLO Debut at the Benedum Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

A gripping tragedy of love that transcends all, Elton John and Tim Rice's AIDA follows a courageous Nubian princess as she is forced to choose between passion and allegiance.  This poignant musical features HAMILTON's own Emmy Raver-Lampman as Aida and Broadway's Mark Evans as Radames. (more...)

BROADWAY BALANCES AMERICA Returning for Third Season on Lifetime
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

The Balancing Act, the award-winning morning show on the Lifetime Channel, has announced that it has begun shooting the third season of its six-part series, Broadway Balances America, sponsored by Broadway Across America.  The series will launch August 8, 2016. (more...)

Realtor Ned Chidester Walking for a World Without Type 1 Diabetes
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016


Realtor Ned Chidester Walking for a World Without Type 1 Diabetes
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016


FSS Satellite Capacity Flatlines While HTS Growth Is in Full Swing
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016


Rachael Young and Dwayne Antony Present OUT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Am I black enough? straight enough? Jamaican enough? (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

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Parlor Walls 'Opposites' Out on LP & Digital Formats 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Parlor Walls' Opposites comes out March 10th, 2017 on LP and digital formats. This is the first full-length release recorded at Northern Spy's own studio. (more...)

The Catastrophic Theatre to Present TREVOR by Nick Jones Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Catastrophic Theatre presents Trevor by Nick Jones, running February 10th - March 4th, 2017 at The MATCH, 3400 Main Street, with performances on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 pm. (more...)

Telemundo Names Richard Borjas Vice President of Production
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Telemundo today announced Richard Borjas has been promoted to the newly created position of Vice President, Production, where he will oversee the development and production of multiple programs for the network (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Stella, a young clairvoyant, whose best friend is a Faery named Astrid, must use her gifts to work with the Faeries and Mother Earth to engage people like her to help the environment and the nature spirits. Without aid, the town's distinctive gum tree is in jeopardy, and the nature spirits are fated to die. (more...)

Headhunterz Reveals New Single 'Landslide' via Ultra Music Records
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Dutch DJ and producer Willem Rebergen aka Headhunterz is back today with a hot new single via Ultra Records. Walking the fine line of creative freedom and success, Headhunterz pulls off an admirable Balancing Act. (more...)

Announcing the 2017 Tilt Kids Festival!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF) are pleased to announce programming for the second annual Tilt Kids Festival. With five world premieres and four U.S. debuts, the multidisciplinary festival presents adventurous and playful new work for families from artists spanning the globe. The Festival takes place March 4 through April 16 at venues throughout New York City. Tickets are on sale (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Cirque Alfonse Blends Traditional Circus With Contemporary Culture In A Night Of Bearded Hipster Athleticism And Humour.
by Jade Kops - Feb 12, 2017

Canadian circus troupe Cirque Alfonse returns to Australia, bringing their Hipster circus BARBU, filled with hirsute men to Sydney Opera House to delight audiences. (more...)

Cast Announced for MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at NextStop
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

NextStop Theatre presents their first production of 2017, Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" starting January 19, 2017. Billed as "the original romantic comedy", the story of Beatrice and Benedick will be directed by Abigail Isaac Fine at NextStop's black box theatre in Herndon, Virginia. (more...)

CIRQUE GOES TO THE MOVIES to Fly Acrobats to the Houston Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

The Houston Symphony will kick off the new year with a gravity-defying, stunningly visual and musical spectacle that will bring that magic of cirque to Jones Hall at 8 p.m. January 6-7 and 2:30 p.m. January 8. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016


BWW Blog: Hannah Seewald - Marla Louissaint: A Bright Future for Broadway and Beyond
by Guest Blogger: Hannah Seewald - Aug 5, 2016

Last year, New Yorker Marla Louissaint competed in the National High School Musical Awards, also known as the "Jimmy" Awards, and received the title of Best Actress. She is now a rising sophomore at Fordham University pursuing a career in computer science, but continues to demonstrate her theatrical talents. So who is this young starlet and how does she survive the busy life of having more than one career? (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

The award-winning morning show THE Balancing Act on the Lifetime Channel will launch the third season of the 'Broadway Balances America' series with THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY, presented by BroadwayAcross America, in a featured segment airing on Monday, August 8 at 7:30 a.m. (ET/PT). (more...)

BWW Review: GROUNDHOG DAY, Old Vic, 17 August 2016
by Marianka Swain - Aug 17, 2016

It's deja vu all over again, as the Matilda dream team reconvenes to bring the beloved Bill Murray-starring 1993 movie to stage. Serious expectations, then, but you wouldn't know it from this fearless, fleet-footed and impressively cohesive show - destined to be a smash hit because of, not despite, its glorious idiosyncrasies. (more...)

LET THERE BE LIGHT: Lighting Designer James Farncombe Talks Opera, LED and Experimentation
by Marianka Swain - Aug 11, 2016

Our new series, LET THERE BE LIGHT, focuses on some of Britain's finest theatrical lightning designers. First up is James Farncombe, whose projects range from plays at venues like the Royal Court, Young Vic and Donmar to a variety of opera and ballet productions. He received an Olivier Award nomination earlier this year for his work on the National Theatre's smash hit People, Places and Things. (more...)

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