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Fierce Innovation Awards: Telecom Edition Announce Finalists, Temasys Recognized for Embedded Web Real-Time Communications Platform
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

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BWW Review: TUTS Teaches a Lesson In HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
by Gary Laird - Oct 31, 2016

'60s musical comedy confection HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING is all about climbing the corporate ladder by hook or (mostly) crook. (more...)

SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN Heads to Nashville November 4 & 5
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 28, 2016

t's that universal truth - or perhaps just an urban legend - that connects people who share their lives on a deeper level and which very well may have been the genesis for Sex Tips for Straight Women From a Gay Man, the off-Broadway hit that's now touring the United States, wending its way to Nashville for a three-show stand at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, November 4 and 5. (more...)

Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Wednesday, November 16, 2016
by - Oct 28, 2016

Get all the scoop on ARROW, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, November 16, 2016! (more...)

Three Local Premieres and More Slated for Riverside Symphony's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

An impressive and fascinating breadth of repertory will mark Riverside Symphony's 2016-17, three-concert Alice Tully Hall series. (more...)

SUPER DUNGEON BROS Rocks Out with the Fiesty Female Foursome, the Broettes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Girls just wanna have fun! Wired Productions, an independent games publisher, today announced that the upcoming rock-'n'-roll inspired co-op dungeon brawler Super Dungeon Bros will expand its playable character roster with a feisty female foursome known as the Broettes, available as free downloadable content from the day of launch. (more...)

Critic's Choice: Get Your Halloween Fix at the Theater This Weekend
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 27, 2016

Have you decided on your Halloween costume yet? You better get to work since it's only four days until the big night is upon us and you won't want to caught with your pants down, so to speak. May we respectfully suggest a trip to your local, neighborhood theater? Not only will you be entertained, transformed and transported - we're willing to be on this happening - but you'll also probably get some great costume ideas in the process! And there is the added bonus that the theater company might be in the business of renting out costumes which would make your efforts even easier than you first thought… (more...)

Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Today, November 9, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

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The Show Ponies Announce Sophomore Album 'How It All Goes Down'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

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Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Monday, November 14, 2016
by - Nov 9, 2016

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BARNEY THE ELF to Return to The Other Theatre Company for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

The Other Theatre Company (TOTC) announces the return of the smash hit with a queer twist Barney the Elf, written by company member Bryan Renaud, original direction by Silkaitis, additional direction by Tommy Rivera-Vega and choreographed by Rivera-Vega, November 30 - January 1, 2017 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. (more...)

A Trump Victory Could Actually Help U.S. Conservation Efforts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

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Stew & Heidi Rodewald Bring NOTES OF A NATIVE SONG at the Contemporary Art Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) is pleased to announce Notes of a Native Song, a musical collaboration by Stew and Heidi Rodewald, will be presented December 9-10, 2016 in the CAC's Freeport-McMoRan Theater at 7:30pm. A genre-melding, blues-rock song cycle, the performance celebrates James Baldwin, a leading African American writer and activist of the mid-20th century, whose work explored the inherent complexities of Western racial, sexual, and class distinctions. (more...)

BWW Review: Reboot's FLY BY NIGHT Charms but Mires Itself in Repetition
by Jay Irwin - Nov 6, 2016

With their second production, Reboot Theatre Company hopes to charm its audience with this sweet little tuner "rebooted" by the company with its gender Bent casting. Unfortunately, as talented and likable as the cast is, the show fails on two very important levels. It's certainly not little at 2 hours and 40 minutes and the casting does nothing to add to the story or the tone except to dilute the story in some places. (more...)

The Saint Thomas Choir Of Men And Boys Presents MESSIAH, 12/6 And 12/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2016

The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys presents Handel's Messiah on Tuesday, December 6 and Thursday, December 8 at 7:30 P.M.at Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, One West 53rd Street New York, NY.   Daniel Hyde conducts Concert Royal with soloists Maria Valdes, soprano; Avery Amereau, mezzo-soprano; Miles Mykkanen, tenor and Thomas Meglioranza, bass.  (more...)

Dance Now's Fall 2016 DANCE-MOPOLITAN Series Presents Chelsea & Magda, Bryan Strimpel and Shaina Branfman
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Commissioned and produced by DANCE NOW, National Intimacy Month is a collaboration between performance duo Chelsea and Magda, choreographer/dancers Bryan Strimpel and Shaina Branfman of B.S. Movement, and choreographer Raja Feather Kelly and his troupe, the feath3r theory. Combining choreography, improvisation, text, live podcasting, and sketch comedy, the work explores the role of intimacy in the creative process and in performance. The cute and the aggressive, the familiar and unknown, the popular and the underrated-all come into play in dynamic, surprising, and humorous ways, complete with commercial breaks and apple pie. (more...)

BWW Interview: Stars Of CityRep's A TUNA CHRISTMAS On The Southern-Fried Charm Of Their Special Holiday Show
by Ronn Burton - Nov 30, 2016

CityRep is bringing back their much-adored show, A Tuna Christmas, to delight Oklahoma City audiences yet again. The stars of the show, Donald Jordan and Jonathan Beck Reed, checked in with BroadwayWorld before one of their rehearsals to share their favorite memories of past productions, the challenges of portraying so many characters in one play, and the heart-warming message of this new Christmas classic. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Other Theatre Company Announces Casting for the Return Holiday Hit BARNEY THE ELF
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The Other Theatre Company (TOTC) announces the return of the smash hit with a queer twist Barney the Elf, written by company member Bryan Renaud, music arrangements by Jermaine Hill, original direction by Carin Silkaitis, additional direction and choreography by Tommy Rivera-Vega, music direction by Ali Goodman, November 30 - January 1, 2017 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Previews are Tuesday, Nov. 29 and Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 8 p.m. Opening night is Thursday, Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. The performance schedule is Thursdays at 8 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 3 and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Additional shows on Tuesday, Dec. 20 and 27, and Wednesday, Dec. 21. No shows on Dec. 24 and 25. Tickets for previews are $20 and for the regular run $25. Tickets are on sale now at theothertheatrecompany.com. (more...)

BWW Interview: Meghan Jones of RAGTIME at Actors' Repertory Theatre Of Simi
by Cary Ginell - Nov 30, 2016

The musical Ragtime, which plays through this Sunday, December 4, at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, is an important work that weaves actual historical personages into the fabric of its three intersecting stories: an upper-class white family, the African American ragtime pianist Coalhouse Walker Jr., and the Latvian immigrant Tateh. Two of the historical characters in the musical had profound impacts on American political history, which have heightened relevance due to the emotionally charged 2016 election, refocusing attention on matters of race, class, and immigration. This weekend, we interviewed the actors portraying anarchist Emma Goldman and educator/orator Booker T. Washington in the show, which will be featured in advance of this weekend's final performances of this essential work of musical theater. (more...)

Marvel's DOCTOR STRANGE Conjures New Content for Gazillion's 'Marvel Heroes 2016'
by Movies News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Marvel's DOCTOR STRANGE has cast its spell and inspired some magical new content for Marvel Heroes 2016, Gazillion's super-powered action-RPG for PC and Mac. (more...)

THE TALL GIRLS to Take the Court at Shattered Globe This Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Shattered Globe Theatre will continue its 2016-17 season with the Chicago premiere of Meg Miroshnik's drama THE TALL GIRLS, an ensemble piece about five young women in the 1930s rural Midwest who discover a way to escape their crumbling town - by playing basketball. (more...)

JB Smoove Brings a Night of Stand-Up to The Ridgefield Playhouse on 11/19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

You can see JB Smoove on the big screen in his new film 'Almost Christmas,' in which a dysfunctional family gathers for the holidays - and you can see him LIVE at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, November 19 at 8 pm as part of the Barts Tree Service Comedy Series.  Smoove is a gifted writer, comedian, television and film star who continues to entertain audiences all over the world.  Random thoughts and everyday observations are transformed into hilarity when seen through the eyes of Smoove!  (more...)

Mary Boone Gallery Presents AI WEIWEI, Nov. 5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

On 5 November 2016, Mary Boone Gallery will open at both its Fifth Avenue and Chelsea locations Ai Weiwei 2016: Roots and Branches, an exhibition of recent works by eminent international artist and human rights activist AI WEIWEI. (more...)

Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Wednesday, November 9, 2016
by TV Scoop - Nov 3, 2016

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Hollywood Christmas Parade Announces Talent Lineup for 85th Anniversary Celebration
by TV News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The 85 th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, the largest Christmas event in America, announces the 2016 talent lineup for its landmark anniversary celebration. (more...)

Inaugural Episode of 'Real Talk / Kip Talk' at the Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

REAL TALK / KIP TALK is a series of live talk shows about the state of contemporary performance in New York City, conceived and hosted by Kippy Winston, media mogul, Internet sensation, and citizen of the world. (more...)

'Real Talk / Kip Talk' at Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

REAL TALK / KIP TALK is a series of live talk shows about the state of contemporary performance in New York City, conceived and hosted by Kippy Winston, media mogul, Internet sensation, and citizen of the world. (more...)

REAL TALK / KIP TALK Series to Launch Next Month at Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

REAL TALK / KIP TALK is a series of live talk shows about the state of contemporary performance in New York City, conceived and hosted by Kippy Winston, media mogul, Internet sensation, and citizen of the world. (more...)

New Book Series From Brian S. Ference is Launched
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Dorian Gray returns with an unusual twist in a new book series 'The Wolf of Dorian Gray'. Self-publishing indie author Brian S. Ference has released the first book subtitled 'A Werewolf Spawned by the Evil of Man' with worldwide distribution. He is simultaneously launching a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to fund the creation of the second book. Platinum backers of the campaign will have their names and descriptions written in as characters to the second book 'Purgatory of the Werewolf'. There are several stretch goals in the campaign and if 'Bonus Level Four' is achieved then all backers pledging $25 or more will receive all three books in the series as both Audiobooks, eBooks, and printed 6'x9' perfect bound paperback format. To view the campaign video go to http://www.thewolfofdoriangray.com. (more...)

Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Today, November 2, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

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Doctor Strange Is Visually Mesmerizing In RealD 3D
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

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Greg Schaffer Launches TEMPTATIONS OF THE INNOCENT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Indie writing organization Second Chance Publishing announces the release of Greg Schaffer's new novel, Temptations of the Innocent, the prequel to the acclaimed novel Forgiveness. (more...)

BWW Review: Houston Grand Opera's FAUST Pulls Out All the Stops
by Gary Laird - Nov 2, 2016

HGO's production of Gounod's FAUST puts the 'grand' in grand opera. The current production has all the bells and whistles - a timeless story, a top-notch cast, the costumes, sets and lighting of an all-out extravaganza. In short, it has everything the word 'opera' conjures up. And it's at the Wortham, all for you. (more...)

Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Wednesday, December 7, 2016
by - Nov 18, 2016

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Washington Stage Guild Revives its Production of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The Washington Stage Guild starts its 'Pearl Anniversary' season with a remount of one of America's favorite holiday stories in It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. It's Christmas Eve, 1946, and we are the studio audience for a local radio station as its cast of voice actors and one very busy sound effects man broadcast the beloved tale of George Bailey and his encounter with Clarence, his guardian angel. This 'radio play-within-a-play' re-imagines the familiar movie as it would have been heard in homes all over America in the late 40s, when just such a broadcast took place. Playwright (more...)

WHEN EVIL CRIES is Released
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The nature of evil is psychologically explored in this stunning novel that reveals the destructive impact that a non-nurturing homelife can have on a child. (more...)

TC Joseph Pens PENANCE: BOOK 3 OF THIS GENERATION SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Today's society is rampant with cultural prophesies and religious proclamations of approaching dire events. Author TC Joseph's newest novel, Penance, gives his spin on how near-term events could unfold by combining some of the most prevalent apocalyptic theories, UFO sightings, New World Order concerns, advances at the CERN supercollider in Switzerland, theories about Nibiru-the hunted Planet X in our solar system, and biblical prophecy. (more...)

BWW Review: Darren Criss Slays in Pantages Stop of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Tour
by Michael L. Quintos - Nov 15, 2016

In a theatrical touchdown for the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, stage and screen star Darren Criss has agreed to reprise the notable title role he stepped into last year on Broadway: as Hedwig in the just-launched national tour of the rousing 2014 Tony Award-winning reboot of the glam rock musical HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, which began last month in San Francisco and continues its Los Angeles-area performances through November 27 (Euan Morton assumes the role for the rest of the tour starting November 29 in San Diego). Featuring solid direction from Michael Mayer and dynamic new musical staging from choreographer Spencer Liff, the searingly electric, engagingly hilarious show, at its core, celebrates the triumph of living life as authentic and as tenaciously as possible, no matter the constant obstacles. It's certainly a wonderful message to remind everyone in such uneasy times of late. (more...)

BROTHEL #9, CHAI HOUSE and BHOPAL Coming Up This Month at Diwali Fest
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The Diwali Fest celebrations continue into November. Presented by the Diwali Celebration Society, Diwali Fest opened on October 11 with the Western Canadian premiere of Piya Behrupiya (Twelfth Night) and runs until November 30. The Diwali Fest events scheduled for November include the Western Canadian premiere of Brothel #9 by South Asian playwright Anusree Roy, the return of 'Chai House', and a staged reading of the world-renowned, critically acclaimed play Bhopal, by Canadian playwright Rahul Varma. (more...)

Caliber Comics Releases SALT by Daniel Boyd
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Caliber Comics has released the highly anticipated and riveting eco-horror graphic novel SALT by acclaimed filmmaker and award-winning graphic novelist Daniel Boyd. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Vigilante' Episode of ARROW on The CW
by - Nov 10, 2016

 On the next episode of ARROW on The CW titled "Vigilante", when the bodies of two criminals are dropped at SCPD, Oliver (Stephen Amell) realizes there is a new Vigilante in Star City. (more...)

Dell Rings in the Holidays with Steepest Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals on Biggest Inventory Ever
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

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by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

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Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Wednesday, December 28, 2016
by - Dec 8, 2016

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Hollywood Stage Company to Launch with BENT This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The "Hollywood Stage Company" has been launched in Los Angeles as a brand new troupe of regionally-based, seasoned and up-and-coming actors, singers, dancers and stage crew whose goal is to present a series of classic and iconic live theatrical presentations. (more...)

InterAct Theatre Kicks off the New Year with World Premiere of MARCUS/EMMA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

What does it mean to be radical? InterAct Theatre Company presents a vision of two of America's wildest activist leaders, Marcus Garvey and Emma Goldman, in Mary Tuomanen's poignant, twisted, and darkly funny MARCUS/EMMA.  This gripping play could not be more relevant, challenging the audience to relate Garvey's and Goldman's subversive ideas surrounding tensions of race, gender, sexuality, culture, capitalism and socialism to our current political climate.  Tuomanen's voice is fresh and exciting -- a luminary in Philadelphia's arts scene, she was recently rated Best Theatre Talent 2015, by Philadelphia Magazine. (more...)

BWW Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING is Really Something at 4th Wall Theatre Company
by Jenny Taylor Moodie - Dec 4, 2016

BWW Review: 4th Wall Theatre Gives A Nice Spin To MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (more...)

BWW Review: Lance Horne Unveils New Work (With a Little Help From His Friends) in First Show of His Residency at Joe's Pub
by Troy Frisby - Dec 3, 2016

Sitting in my seat watching Lance Horne and his many friends perform at NEW WORK NEW WORK I: EXTRAORDINARY DAYS at Joe's Pub, I couldn't help but feel like I was at a really great dinner party (if I were invited to dinner parties with some of the most talented artists in the city). The seats---and, in this case, the songs---were assigned, but the host didn't try and force conversation, and the whole affair was better for it. The purpose of the November 21 show, the first in a year-long residency, was for the successful composer and musical director to showcase his recent work, and, for new material, Horne's songs were quite polished. (more...)

OBERON Announces December - January Programming Featuring Sound Society, I.D. Festival, and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

OBERON, the American Repertory Theater's (A.R.T.) second stage and club theater venue on the fringe of Harvard Square, announces events to be presented at OBERON during December and January - including OBERON Presents, Visiting Artists, and Usual Suspects. (more...)

Bent Image Lab Publishes All-New 'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer' Storybook App featuring Q-Pivot(TM) Technology
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Bent Image Lab has developed an interactive storybook based on the original 1964 animated special 'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer', the longest running and highest rated holiday special of all time. This 33-page storybook will be available on the App Store and on Google Play in early December. (more...)

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