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New Cubeware BISTRO App (2310): STAS CONTROL Social App for Running Successful Elder-, Assisted Living- and Healthcare-related Businesses
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

Social service facilities often struggle with the need to negotiate fair care fees for Benefactors that will also cover the company's costs and provide its employees proper wages. In order to keep such services thriving, directors and managers need to have easy access to real-time data that will help make sound business decisions. (more...)

MRS. MANNERLY to Open 10/11 at TheaterWorks
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

From the author of Ella: Off the Record comes Mrs. Mannerly by Jeffrey Hatcher. The irreverent and clever comedy will run at TheaterWorks in Downtown Hartford, October 11 through November 17, 2013. (more...)

Centenary Stage to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL: THE MUSICAL, 11/29-12/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

"A tonic for children and adults…a transfixing journey…," raved the New York Times about the show that ran for ten years in Madison Square Garden. 2011's smash hit returns to the Centenary Stage Company in this season's Family Holiday Spectacular A Christmas Carol: The Musical, running November 29 through December 15 in the Sitnik Theatre. Charles Dickens' beloved Christmas classic comes to life as a musical extravaganza in the Sitnik Theater of the David and Carol Lackland Center in Hackettstown. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater to Present THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, 1/22-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF is thrilled to present the epic theatrical event The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Parts I and II. Written by David Edgar and adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens, the production is produced in Collaboration with Theatre UCF. Co-directed by Artistic Director Jim Helsinger and Theatre UCF Chair/Artistic Director Christopher Niess, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Parts I & II is presented in rotating repertory from January 22 to March 9, 2014 at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Loch Haven Park. Tickets ($17-$40) are available by calling (407) 447-1700, online at http://orlandoshakes.org, or in person at 812 East Rollins St., Orlando, FL 32803. Dinner and hotel packages are also available at http://www.orlandoshakes.org/nickleby. (more...)

Art Gallery of South Australia Receives $3.5m John Glover painting
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

John Glover's major painting Baptism on the Ouse River by Rev. Henry Dowling, 1838, has been generously donated to the Art Gallery of South Australia by the benefactor Max Carter, AO. Valued at $3.5 million the painting is an exceptional example of the artist's work and will greatly enhance the Art Gallery's Australian art collection. (more...)

Harry Hamlin & More to be Honored at A.C.T.s' Conservatory Awards Luncheon, 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2013

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2013-14 Conservatory Awards, which recognizes and honors outstanding alumni of A.C.T.'s award-winning actor training program and pays tribute to donors and organizations who have provided significant support to the Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) Program Scholarship Fund. The third annual Conservatory Awards luncheon raises necessary funding for M.F.A. Program scholarships while celebrating A.C.T.'s accomplishments with award winners and current M.F.A. Program students. The winners of the five awards to be presented are Emmy Award-nominated actor and A.C.T. M.F.A. Program honorary graduate Harry Hamlin, who receives The Edward Hastings Career Achievement Award; actress of stage and screen Heidi Armbruster, who receives The Rising Star Award; actor and Shakespeare Iraq drama teacher Peter Friedrich, who receives the Contribution to the Field Award; Joan W. Sadler, who receive The Benefactor Award; and Wells Fargo, which receives The Champion Award. The star-studded event will take placeMonday, October 28, 2013, at 11:30 a.m. in the Veranda Ballroom at San Francisco's Four Seasons Hotel. Tickets and table sponsorships are now available. For information about the event, visit http://www.act-sf.org/conservatoryawards, or contact Luz Perez, Director of Special Events, at415.439.2470 or lperez@act-sf.org. (more...)

MRS. MANNERLY Opens Tonight at TheaterWorks
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

From the author of Ella: Off the Record comes Mrs. Mannerly by Jeffrey Hatcher. The irreverent and clever comedy will run at TheaterWorks in Downtown Hartford, tonight, October 11 through November 17, 2013. (more...)

Recognisis Launches Plaque Traquer: Innovative Application to Keep Track of Items That Recognize Donors and Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

NORWOOD, MA(Marketwired - Oct 1, 2013) - Recognisis (www.recognisis.com), an innovative software development company that designs easy-to-use, secure and technologically advanced products to help fundraisers, announces the debut of Plaque Traquer: Created by Steve Rubin, a distinguished technology executive and Chair Emeritus of the Board of Trustees at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Plaque Traquer will transform the way administrators communicate with donors and honorees. (more...)

Third Rail Rep to Open NOISES OFF at Winningstead Theatre, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

Third Rail Repertory Theatre Presents: Noises Off by Michael Frayn, Directed by Scott Yarbrough* at Winningstad Theatre, PCPA, 1111 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205. (more...)

Confirmed: BLITHE SPIRIT To Star Lansbury, Dee and Edwards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

Returning to the London stage for the first time in nearly 40 years the inimitable Angela Lansbury reunites with acclaimed director Michael Blakemore to reprise her Tony award-winning Broadway performance as Madame Arcati in Blithe Spirit. Opening at the Gielgud Theatre on 18 March 2014, with previews from 1 March, this new production of Noel Coward's sharp comedy of social mores will also star Janie Dee and Charles Edwards. (more...)

Centenary Stage Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL: THE MUSICAL, Now thru 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

'A tonic for children and adults...a transfixing journey...,' raved the New York Times about the show that ran for ten years in Madison Square Garden. 2011's smash hit returns to the Centenary Stage Company in this season's Family Holiday Spectacular A Christmas Carol: The Musical, running tonight, November 29 through December 15 in the Sitnik Theatre. Charles Dickens' beloved Christmas classic comes to life as a musical extravaganza in the Sitnik Theater of the David and Carol Lackland Center in Hackettstown. (more...)

Retro Productions' The Baltimore Waltz Sets Special Talk Back Guests
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2013

In this humorous allegory for the AIDS crisis in the 1980s, Anna, an unmarried schoolteacher, is diagnosed with ATD (Acquired Toilet Disease). It's fatal and mysterious, so she and her brother Carl take off for a dream tour of Europe before the inevitable happens. As Anna drowns herself in the sensuality of food and sex, Carl becomes involved in a wild Third Mannish espionage scheme to find a cure for his sister. But the cracks in the story start to widen and soon the audience becomes aware that they are engaged in Anna's fantasy attempt at keeping her brother's spirit alive when she cannot save his life. (more...)

RIALTO CHATTER: Glenn Close Possible for 50th Anniversary Revival of MAME?
by Rialto Chatter - Nov 10, 2013

According to Clyde Fitch Report, Close reportedly turned down the highly sought-after role of 'Helen Sinclair' in the upcoming stage adaptation of Woody Allen's BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, starring Zach Braff. As previously announced, Allen turned down stage legends Patti LuPone and Bernadette Peters, both of who reportedly auditioned, and is now leaning towards casting Marin Mazzie, who took on the role in the recent readings of the production. (more...)

Frost & Sullivan: North American Light Rail Transit Market in North America Becoming More Competitive
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2014

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Light rail transit is gaining popularity across North America as it is an effective, sustainable urban mode of transport that has a long product life cycle, reduces congestion in cities, especially during peak hours, lowers carbon dioxide emissions, and increases development along transit lines. The ease with which light rail transit systems can be integrated into any city due to their operating flexibility also provides momentum to the market. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 3/02/2014
by BWW - Mar 2, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/02/2014 for Orlando (more...)

Gregg Edelman and Penny Fuller to Join Kate Baldwin in Berkshire's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Berkshire Theatre Group has announced additional casting for A Little Night Music. Four-time Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Gregg Edelman will play the role of Fredrik Egerman and Emmy Award winner and two-time Tony Award nominee Penny Fuller will play the role of Madame Armfeldt for BTG's 2014 summer musical. Ethan Heard, who directed BTG's 2013 hit murder mystery The Cat and the Canary, will direct Stephen Sondheim's award-winning musical which also features Tony Award and Drama Desk nominee Kate Baldwin, internationally-acclaimed vocalist and actress Maureen O'Flynn, and Broadway and television actor Graham Rowat. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit, Opening Todayth
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Jemima Rooper, Sandra Dickinson, Simon Jones and Patsy Ferran join Janie Dee, Charles Edwards and Angela Lansbury in Blithe Spirit, directed by Michael Blakemore. This new production of Noël Coward's sharp comedy of social mores opens at the Gielgud Theatre on 18 March 2014, with previews from 1 March. (more...)

Maltz Jupiter Theatre Raises Over $650,000 at Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre's eleventh annual gala, The Good Fortune Ball, raised over $625,000 for the not-for-profit Theatre. Nearly four hundred guests attended the benefit and live auction, held in the Grand Ballroom at the PGA National Resort Grand Ballroom in Palm Beach Gardens. Inspired by the Theatre's production of the Tony Award®-winning musical The King and I (March 18 - April 6), the spectacular affair transported guests back to a wonderland of 19th century Siam, complete with a gilded gold dance floor, cherry blossoms, glittering tables bathed in candlelight, magnificent floral centerpieces, Siamese lanterns strung from the ceiling, splendid blush pink and purple lighting and more (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group Welcomes New Board of Trustees Members
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Berkshire Theatre Group, Artistic Director and CEO Kate Maguire, and BTG Board President Ruth Blodgett are proud to announce Wende Carver, Linda Cooper, Reggie Cooper, and Casey Meade Rothstein-Fitzpatrick as new members of the BTG Board of Trustees. (more...)

Glenn Close to Star as 'Anastasia' in DUCHESS Film
by Movies News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

Deadline reports that Glenn Close will star as Anna Anderson, who claimed to be the Grand Russian Duchess Anastasia, in the upcoming film DUCHESS, directed by Arie Posin. (more...)

Triple Jump Productions to Present Two Plays by Doug Lucie: BLIND and DOING THE BUSINESS, Jan 21-Feb 23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

Triple Jump Productions presents two plays by acclaimed author Doug Lucie on the intersection of art and money: the stage premiere of Blind and the first revival of short play Doing the Business, unseen since its Royal Court debut in 1990. Blind will be the first London premiere of major British playwright Doug Lucie's work in over ten years. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Michele Wiles Dancing On...
by Marjorie Liebert - Jan 27, 2014

Let's begin with a short history of Michele Wiles. What are the origins of your desire to dance? How did you begin? (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 1/26/2014
by BWW - Jan 26, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/26/2014 for Orlando (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater & UCF Presents THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, Now thru 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF is thrilled to present the epic theatrical event The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Parts I and II. Written by David Edgar and adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens, the production is produced in Collaboration with Theatre UCF. Co-directed by Artistic Director Jim Helsinger and Theatre UCF Chair/Artistic Director Christopher Niess, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Parts I & II is presented in rotating repertory from today, January 22 to March 9, 2014 at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Loch Haven Park. (more...)

Tony Winner Glenn Close to Return to the Stage This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Three-time Tony Award winner Glenn Close is planning to return to the stage following a 15-year absence. (more...)

Triple Jump Productions Present Two Plays by Doug Lucie: BLIND and DOING THE BUSINESS, Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Triple Jump Productions presents two plays by acclaimed author Doug Lucie on the intersection of art and money: the stage premiere of Blind and the first revival of short play Doing the Business, unseen since its Royal Court debut in 1990. Blind will be the first London premiere of major British playwright Doug Lucie's work in over ten years. (more...)

Tony Winner Glenn Close to Return to Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

According to The Associated Press, three-time Tony Award winner Glenn Close is planning to return to the Broadway stage following a 15-year absence. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 1/19/2014
by BWW - Jan 19, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/19/2014 for Orlando (more...)

NOISES OFF to Open 2/1 at Rubicon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with sardines and lingerie in NOISES OFF, a comic romp by Michael Frayn about the outrageous exploits of a company of actors which opens Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Rubicon Theatre, 1006 E. Main Street in Ventura's Downtown Cultural District. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 2/09/2014
by BWW - Feb 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/09/2014 for Orlando (more...)

Kate Baldwin & Graham Rowat to Star in Berkshire Theatre Group's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Berkshire Theatre Group is pleased to announce Tony Award and Drama Desk nominated actress Kate Baldwin, and husband, Broadway and television actor Graham Rowat in the roles of Countess Charlotte Malcolm and Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm for BTG's 2014 summer musical, Stephen Sondheim's A Little Night Music. (more...)

Retro Productions to Open AN APPEAL TO THE WOMAN OF THE HOUSE, May 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Throughout the 2013-2014 season Retro Productions has been workshopping Christie Perfetti Williams full length play, AN APPEAL TO THE WOMAN OF THE HOUSE. Born out of the Retro Productions 20th Century Salon in the fall of 2012, AN APPEAL TO THE WOMAN OF THE HOUSE will have its World Premiere in May 2014 and is being directed by DeLisa White. (more...)

Grammy Award-Winner NE-YO to Headline Inaugural FAME AND PHILANTHROPY Oscar Night Event, 3/2
by Movies News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Fame and Philanthropy Oscar Night Event announced today that Grammy Award winning, multi-platinum artist and founder of the Compound Foundation, NE-YO, will be performing live at the historic event. Additionally, Cash Money Records DJ duo, Stafford Brothers, will be spinning throughout the evening. Previously announced special guests include James Cameron and Charlize Theron. The inaugural event will be held at a private location in Beverly Hills, CA on Sunday, March 2nd. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 2/23/2014
by BWW - Feb 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/23/2014 for Orlando (more...)

Gallery Henoch Now Represents Artist Daniel E. Greene
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Gallery Henoch is pleased to welcome artist DANIEL E. GREENE, NA , PSA, AWS Daniel E. Greene (born in 1934) is considered one of America's leading painters who works in the media of pastel and oil paint. (more...)

THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP, SEUSSICAL, POE and More Set for Berkshire Theatre Group's 86th Summer Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO, Kate Maguire have announced the Summer 2014 Theatre Season offering classic works coupled with contemporary plays. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 2/02/2014
by BWW - Feb 2, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/02/2014 for Orlando (more...)

Glenn Close Coming Back to Broadway in A DELICATE BALANCE?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

According to the New York Post, stage and screen star Glenn Close might be heading back to Broadway soon! Michael Riedel writes that Close will star in Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning A Delicate Balance. The production will be helmed by Simon McBurney and is aiming for a run next season. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 2/16/2014
by BWW - Feb 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/16/2014 for Orlando (more...)

Scott Schwartz New Directions Fund for Bay Street Theatre Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Bay Street Theatre is pleased to announce that it has launched a new Giving Fund to honor the vision of its new Artistic Director, Scott Schwartz. The Scott Schwartz New Directions Fund has been established to enhance the development and presentation of new productions, performances and events from across the theatrical spectrum that will attract, entertain, and inspire our audiences, and help redefine the cultural landscape of Bay Street. (more...)

NOISES OFF Opens Tonight at Rubicon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with sardines and lingerie in NOISES OFF, a comic romp by Michael Frayn about the outrageous exploits of a company of actors which opens tonight, February 1, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Rubicon Theatre, 1006 E. Main Street in Ventura's Downtown Cultural District. The production continues Wednesdays through Sundays through February 23, with low-priced previews on Wednesday, January 29 at 7 p.m., Thursday, January 30 at 8 p.m. and Friday, January 31 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Third Rail Rep to Open NOISES OFF at Winningstead Theatre, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2013

Third Rail Repertory Theatre Presents: Noises Off by Michael Frayn, Directed by Scott Yarbrough* at Winningstad Theatre, PCPA, 1111 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Mamet's RACE Sizzles with Fast Pacing and Provocative Dialogue
by Buster Spiller - Dec 5, 2013

Two lawyers find themselves defending a wealthy white executive charged with raping a black woman. When a new legal assistant gets involved in the case, the opinions that boil beneath explode to the surface. When Mamet turns the spotlight on what we think but can't say, dangerous truths are revealed, and no punches are spared. (more...)

Glenn Close Gets into Holiday Spirit at Documentary Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2013

At an event honoring the documentary 20 FEET FROM STARDOM at Edison Hotel's Rum House, Close reportedly hung 'back area of the bar singing and dancing along to Christmas carols. But she eventually moved closer to the singers, then got on the microphone herself to sing 'O Holy Night' with the film's stars Darlene Love, Lisa Fischer and Judith Hill.' (more...)

Bethesda, Maryland's Imagination Stage Names its Building after Benefactors Who Retired its Debt
by Audrey Liebross - Dec 2, 2013

Imagination Stage, in Bethesda, Maryland, renamed its building in honor of Jim and Carol Trawick, the Benefactors who donated the largest single amount in the history of the organization, Carol Trawick and her late husband, Jim. The Trawicks donated $2.5-million over ten years to retire the building's mortgage. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater & UCF to Present THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, 1/22-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF is thrilled to present the epic theatrical event The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Parts I and II. Written by David Edgar and adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens, the production is produced in Collaboration with Theatre UCF. Co-directed by Artistic Director Jim Helsinger and Theatre UCF Chair/Artistic Director Christopher Niess, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Parts I & II is presented in rotating repertory from January 22 to March 9, 2014 at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Loch Haven Park. Tickets ($17-$40) are available by calling (407) 447-1700, online at http://orlandoshakes.org, or in person at 812 East Rollins St., Orlando, FL 32803. Dinner and hotel packages are also available at http://www.orlandoshakes.org/nickleby. (more...)

Imelda Staunton and Lloyd Owen Lead West End's GOOD PEOPLE - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Old Vic Productions and Hampstead Theatre Productions are delighted to announce the full cast for West End transfer of critically acclaimed Good People which will play a limited season of just ten weeks at the No?l Coward Theatre from 10th April, as previously announced. (more...)

Joan and Peter Clemenger Trust to Support Three New MTC Commissions from Australian Playwrights in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

Two of Australia's remarkable Benefactors of the performing arts and champions of new work, Joan and Peter Clemenger AM, are bringing to 21 the number of Melbourne Theatre Company play commissions they have supported over the past eight years. (more...)

Carnegie in Concert Presents BIRDIE TO BRICE: 50 YEARS OF CARMON DELEONE, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

On Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 7:30pm, the 2013-14 Carnegie in Concert season continues with the celebration of Carmon DeLeone's half century of musical influence and achievement. (more...)

Manhattan School of Music Names Five Winners in the Annual Ades Vocal Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

Last evening (Thursday, April 10), Manhattan School of Music announced the winners of the Alan M. and Joan Taub Ades Vocal Competition, held for a fifth year in the Ades Performance Space at the School. (more...)

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