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In London’s Jewish East End during the Bltizkrieg, The Jewish Blitzstein family’s mother owns a pickled herring stall that adjoins the cockney Locke family’s father’s fruit stall. The two are at odds. But the Bltizstein’s son falls in love with the Locke’s daughter (who is blinded during an air raid). Harry Blitzstein deserts the army. And Mrs. Blitzstein is nearly killed in an air raid.

13th Annual Downtown Urban Theater Festival Completes Lineup, Launches Next Week13th Annual Downtown Urban Theater Festival Completes Lineup, Launches Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

The Downtown Urban Theater Festival (Reg E. Gaines, Artistic Director) will present its 13th annual season in New York City from May 13th - 30th, 2015.  (more...)

TEMPLE, with Simon Russell Beale, Begins at Donmar Warehouse TonightTEMPLE, with Simon Russell Beale, Begins at Donmar Warehouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Howard Davies will direct Steve Waters' new play TEMPLE, a fictionalised account of the events that took place during the 2011 Occupy demonstration outside St Paul's Cathedral. Simon Russell Beale will return to the Donmar stage to play the Dean having previously starred in The Philanthropist, Twelfth Night and Uncle Vanya (for which he won the 2003 Olivier Award for Best Actor). The show starts tonight, May 21, with an official opening slated for May 27. TEMPLE runs through July 25, 2015. (more...)

Series Premiere of ANOTHER PERIOD & More Set for Comedy Central's Sizzling Summer ScheduleSeries Premiere of ANOTHER PERIOD & More Set for Comedy Central's Sizzling Summer Schedule
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2015

Comedy Central has the perfect escape from the heat this summer. The coming months promise a sizzling lineup highlighted by the series premieres of "Another Period," (more...)

Collegiate Chorale's Spring 2015 Benefit Raises More Than $300,000Collegiate Chorale's Spring 2015 Benefit Raises More Than $300,000
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

The Collegiate Chorale raised more than $300,000 at its annual Spring Benefit featuring the U.S. premiere of Kurt Weill and Franz Werfel's The Road of Promise at Carnegie Hall on May 7, 2015. Proceeds will go toward The Chorale's artistic and education initiatives. (more...)

DoubleTree by Hilton Declares 'Free Cookies for All' with Global Giveaways on Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, Friday, May 15DoubleTree by Hilton Declares 'Free Cookies for All' with Global Giveaways on Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, Friday, May 15
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

This Friday, May 15, DoubleTree by Hilton will take National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day global with an international cookie blitz to surprise unsuspecting travelers with tens of thousands of the brand's iconic chocolate chip and walnut cookies - the same signature greeting that is offered to each guest at check-in at DoubleTree by Hilton hotels worldwide. Whether journeying by air or ground, DoubleTree by Hilton is setting out to give travelers a sweet ride in honor of the day, teaming up with some of the world's leading transportation partners, including Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Alamo Rent A Car and National Car Rental, to brighten travelers' days with free cookies at select airport locations in North America, the UK and Australia. Additionally, DoubleTree by Hilton invites anyone to walk into any of its more than 415 hotels around the world for a free cookie throughout the day - with or without a reservation. (more...)

MRS. HENDERSON PRESENTS & More Set for Theatre Royal Bath's 2015 Summer SeasonMRS. HENDERSON PRESENTS & More Set for Theatre Royal Bath's 2015 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

The Theatre Royal Bath has announced its 2015 Summer Season, 1st July - 5th September, comprising three productions and starring Anita Dobson, Stephanie Cole and Janie Dee. (more...)

2015 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL Announces Short Film Selections2015 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL Announces Short Film Selections
by Movies News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced its lineup of 60 short films, 40 of which are world premieres. (more...)

Undefeated Junior Middleweight Harrison to Meet Smith on ESPN Today Night Fights, TodayUndefeated Junior Middleweight Harrison to Meet Smith on ESPN Today Night Fights, Today
by TV News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

?The March 6 edition of ESPN today Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes' Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature undefeated up-and-coming junior middleweight Tony “Superbad” Harrison (more...)

Janie Dee to Star in MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS World Premiere at Theatre Royal, BathJanie Dee to Star in MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS World Premiere at Theatre Royal, Bath
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

The Daily Mail writes that Janie Dee will play the title role in the new musical version of MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS at Theatre Royal, Bath, from August 15 to September 5, 2015. (more...)

New Play GENERAL ELECTION Set for Finborough TheatreNew Play GENERAL ELECTION Set for Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

The world premiere of a new play specially created in response to the General Election by award-winning actor/director Chris New opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of nine Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances from Sunday, 26 April 2015 - with a special extra performance on General Election day itself on Thursday, 7 May (Press Night: Monday, 27 April 2015 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Anna Kendrick to Star in New Comedy Film TABLE 19Anna Kendrick to Star in New Comedy Film TABLE 19
by Movies News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

Anna Kendrick will reunite with Rocket Science director Jeffrey Blitz in a new film titled TABLE 19. (more...)

Dirty Water Records Presents OH! GUNQUIT Eat Yuppies and DanceDirty Water Records Presents OH! GUNQUIT Eat Yuppies and Dance
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

Oh! Gunquit is a London-based 'rumble-bop trash blitz freak-a-billy' five-piece that formed in 2011 after neighbours Tina Swasey and Simon Wild met each other while frequenting a North London vinyl-only sweaty cellar club DJ night. (more...)

IMPROV WARS to Close 2014-15 Season Next MonthIMPROV WARS to Close 2014-15 Season Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

On April 21, 2015, Improv Wars will finish the 2014/2015 season with Improv Wars: The Spring Invasion featuring Columbus' finest improv groups competing for audience laughs. This is the finale ?of a successful season of the “One Night Stand”, “The Fall Attack”, “The Holiday Showcase”, and “The Blizzard Blitz”. As with previous Improv Wars the event will be held at Studio 35, 3055 Indianola Ave., Columbus, OH 43202. The series will begin again in August, 2015. (more...)

The Chrysalis Club Announces Spring 2015 Lineup at Wilton'sThe Chrysalis Club Announces Spring 2015 Lineup at Wilton's
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

Wilton's Music Hall has announced events for March and April at The Chrysalis Club, an eclectic interim arts programme of events, gigs, screenings, classes and performances which will run until September 2015, as the world's last surviving Grand Music Hall in London's East End enters the second phase of vital building works. (more...)

In Partnership with Much-Talked-About 'Machicon' International Exchange Event: Holding 'YOKOHAMA x TAIWAN TOMODACHI PARTY' in Taipei!In Partnership with Much-Talked-About 'Machicon' International Exchange Event: Holding 'YOKOHAMA x TAIWAN TOMODACHI PARTY' in Taipei!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

YOKOHAMA, Japan, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ The Yokohama Convention & Visitors Bureau will hold the 'YOKOHAMA x TAIWAN TOMODACHI PARTY' at BARCODE, a popular restaurant in Taipei, on March 15 in partnership with the 'Machicon' international exchange event. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BLITHE SPIRIT at Everyman Theatre - Noel Coward Comedy Ends a Tremendous SeasonBWW Reviews: BLITHE SPIRIT at Everyman Theatre - Noel Coward Comedy Ends a Tremendous Season
by Charles Shubow - Jun 9, 2015

Can superb acting save a play that may be dated? (more...)

Toyota of Naperville gears up for holiday sales blitzToyota of Naperville gears up for holiday sales blitz
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

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BWW Reviews: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2015: REVIEWING THE SITUATION Tells Lionel Bart's Life StoryBWW Reviews: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2015: REVIEWING THE SITUATION Tells Lionel Bart's Life Story
by Barry Lenny - Jun 25, 2015

Phil Scott is simply marvellous as Lionel Bart. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Oh, It's Time to Start Living! PIPPIN Dances in to Fisher Theatre Thru June 21BWW Reviews: Oh, It's Time to Start Living! PIPPIN Dances in to Fisher Theatre Thru June 21
by Anton Anderssen - Jun 15, 2015

'What is my purpose in life?' is a question asked by many people as they ponder the reasons for their existence. Finding one's raison d'etre could be the ever-elusive challenge, and should you never discover it, you are in good company. It is an existential question that lingers eternally for people who really want to have a life that matters. Now on stage at The Fisher Theatre is the musical PIPPIN, the tale of existential woe. (more...)

OPERATION CRUCIBLE Set for Finborough TheatreOPERATION CRUCIBLE Set for Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Sheffield Blitz, and the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, Operation Crucible, the debut play by Kieran Knowles, opens for a four week limited season at the Finborough Theatre from Tuesday 28 July - Saturday 22 August. (more...)

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Unveils Bold New Vision for Iconic Sheraton BrandStarwood Hotels & Resorts Unveils Bold New Vision for Iconic Sheraton Brand
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

From the 37th Annual NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today introduced Sheraton 2020, a comprehensive 10-point plan designed to put Sheraton Hotels and Resorts firmly back into the global spotlight. Sheraton 2020, a nod to the plan's clear five year vision, includes a new $100 million Sheraton-focused marketing campaign; the launch of the new premier tier, Sheraton Grand; continuous innovation of the Sheraton guest experience; an unwavering commitment to service excellence; the implementation of revenue and profit-driving initiatives to benefit owners and developers; and a goal of opening more than 150 new Sheraton hotels worldwide by 2020. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

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VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Comedy Central to Premiere Season 2 of REVIEW, 7/30VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Comedy Central to Premiere Season 2 of REVIEW, 7/30
by TV News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

You can't keep a good reviewer down. Life reviewer Forrest MacNeil is back for more adventures in the second season of "Review," premiering Thursday, July 30 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central (more...)

SportsMania Launches New Web SeriesSportsMania Launches New Web Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

MIAMI, July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ SportsManias, the diehard sports fan's go-to source for team news, today unveiled its brand new YouTube and Facebook series, Superhero Sports, showcasing the superhuman abilities of superstar athletes by transforming them into comic book superheroes. The new web series serves up sports entertainment designed for a new generation of diehard fans. (more...)

Agatha Christie's PARTNERS IN CRIME Makes U.S. Premiere On Acorn TV, 9/3Agatha Christie's PARTNERS IN CRIME Makes U.S. Premiere On Acorn TV, 9/3
by TV News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

Following the U.S. Premieres of Brenda Blethyn's return in the smash hit British series Vera and the BAFTA Award-winning comedy Detectorists, Acorn TVpresents the U.S. Premiere of Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime (more...)

ESPN's Tom Jackson to Receive Pete Rozelle Radio-Television AwardESPN's Tom Jackson to Receive Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award
by TV News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

The Pro Football Hall of Fame will honor ESPN NFL analyst Tom Jackson with the prestigious Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award during the 2015 Enshrinement Ceremony in Canton, Ohio on Saturday, August 8. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS at Theatre Royal BathFull Cast Announced for MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS at Theatre Royal Bath
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

Rehearsals started today for the new British musical MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS, starring TRACIE BENNETT (taking over from Janie Dee who has had to withdraw for personal reasons), which concludes the Theatre Royal Bath summer season, Saturday 15th August - Saturday 5th September, prior to a West End run. (more...)

AfrikCan Festival Adds New Names to Line-UpAfrikCan Festival Adds New Names to Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

Fashion, food, music, eloquence. They all intertwine in Africa's staggeringly diverse, universally appealing artistic traditions. (more...)

Celebrities Invade Arizona to Host Hospitality Events During Super Bowl WeekCelebrities Invade Arizona to Host Hospitality Events During Super Bowl Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

The Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots aren't the only big shots in town! This year Glendale, Arizona and its surrounding cities will play host to sponsored hospitality events featuring celebrity guest appearances in preparation for the big game. (more...)

Geoffrey Rush Set to Play OLIVER! Composer Lionel Bart in Musical BiopicGeoffrey Rush Set to Play OLIVER! Composer Lionel Bart in Musical Biopic
by Movies News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

According to Deadline, Geoffrey Rush has officially signed on to play OLIVER! composer Lionel Bart in Vadim Jean's upcoming musical biopic CONSIDER YOURSELF. (more...)

Viad Corp Announces 2014 Financial ResultsViad Corp Announces 2014 Financial Results
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

PHOENIX, Feb. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ Viad Corp (NYSE:VVI) today announced full year 2014 income from continuing operations of $40.8 million, or $2.02 per diluted share, compared to $19.4 million, or $0.96 per share, in 2013. Viad's 2014 income before other items was $32.1 million, or $1.59 per diluted share, which excludes favorable tax matters of $0.59 per share, CEO transition costs of $0.08 per share, restructuring charges of $0.05 per share and non-cash impairment losses of $0.03 per share. This compares to full year 2013 income before other items of $23.3 million, or $1.15 per share. Viad's 2014 income before other items included acquisition transaction-related costs and integration costs of approximately $4.2 million (pre-tax) and $0.8 million (pre-tax), respectively, or collectively $0.16 per share. (more...)

Nominees Announced for the 11th IMGANominees Announced for the 11th IMGA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

MARSEILLE, France, February 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Trailer for Detroit Symphony Orchestra's Tchaikovsky FestivalSTAGE TUBE: First Look at Trailer for Detroit Symphony Orchestra's Tchaikovsky Festival
by Stage Tube - Feb 3, 2015

Following last night's Super Bowl advertising blitz, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) has released a commercial of its own. The following trailer touting the orchestra's Tchaikovsky Festival is meant to drive ticket sales, as well as build awareness around the festival's six free live webcasts on dso.org/live. (more...)

BWW Reviews: AND THEN THERE WERE NONE Will Kill You at The FultonBWW Reviews: AND THEN THERE WERE NONE Will Kill You at The Fulton
by Marakay Rogers - Feb 2, 2015

Agatha Christie fans, rejoice. Everyone else rejoice, too. Marc Robin's new production of the Christie classic is absolutely worth it. (more...)

New .VOTE and .VOTO Domains Now AvailableNew .VOTE and .VOTO Domains Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

The new .VOTE and .VOTO domains are designed to help elected officials, governments, candidates and organizations get information to voters such as candidate materials, voter registration information, ballot initiatives, and referendums. The space is designed to help solve the chronic problem of misleading political sites in unrestricted domains such as .com; .VOTE and .VOTO sites should support more honest political discourse. (more...)

Fatema Rajkotwala Releases New NovellaFatema Rajkotwala Releases New Novella
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

Fatema Rajkotwala, author of 'I Died,' captures the joys, laughter and challenges of pre-teen years in her new novella, 'My Love, at 12' (published by AuthorHouse). (more...)

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade Sets 2015-16 SeasonFRIGID New York @ Horse Trade Sets 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade announces their seventeenth season, which will include their annual productions of The Pumpkin Pie Show, The HP Lovecraft Festival, Gotham Storytelling Festival, the Winter Burlesque Blitz, STEM Fest, The Fire This Time Festival, the FRIGID New York Festival, and Queerly, along with productions by resident artists Cave Theatre Co. and Battalion Theatre Company.  (more...)

Broadway Veterans Round Out Cast of Arena Stage's Reimagined OLIVER!Broadway Veterans Round Out Cast of Arena Stage's Reimagined OLIVER!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

Molly Smith directs her 30th production as Artistic Director of Arena Stage with a gritty and relevant take on the Tony Award-winning musical Oliver!, blending the chaotic worlds of 19th-century Victorian London with 2015 London. Smith's new in-the-round staging infuses a modern edge to the classic musical about an innocent orphan thrown into the dark world of double-dealing thieves and conmen, highlighting the disparity between classes and dangerous life on London's streets today. Featuring a remarkable score including 'You've Got to Pick a Pocket or Two,' 'Consider Yourself,' 'Where is Love?' and 'Food, Glorious Food,' Oliver! runs October 30, 2015-January 3, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. (more...)

Return of HALLOWEEN WARS Among Food Network's October 2015 HighlightsReturn of HALLOWEEN WARS Among Food Network's October 2015 Highlights
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

Food Network brings the thrills and chills in October with themed tournaments, episodes and new series! (more...)

Full Cast Set for World Premiere of THE ODYSSEY: MISSING PRESUMED DEADFull Cast Set for World Premiere of THE ODYSSEY: MISSING PRESUMED DEAD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

English Touring Theatre and Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse today announce the full cast for the world premiere of their co-production of The Odyssey: Missing Presumed Dead. The production reunites Simon Armitage and Nick Bagnall after their recent collaborations on The Last Days of Troy and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Nick Bagnall directs Lee Armstrong, Simon Dutton, Roger Evans, Polly Frame, David Hartley, Ranjit Krishnamma, Chris Reilly, Sule Rimi, Danusia Samal, Colin Tierney and Susie Trayling. (more...)

Shoal Games Ltd. Announces Second Quarter ResultsShoal Games Ltd. Announces Second Quarter Results
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

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Fatema Rajkotwala Pens MY LOVE, AT 12Fatema Rajkotwala Pens MY LOVE, AT 12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Fatema Rajkotwala, author of 'I Died,' captures the joys, laughter and challenges of pre-teen years in her new novella, 'My Love, at 12' (published by AuthorHouse). (more...)

World's Most Elite Grandmasters To Compete At 2015 Sinquefield Cup In Saint Louis, 8/22World's Most Elite Grandmasters To Compete At 2015 Sinquefield Cup In Saint Louis, 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ Ten of the top chess players will compete in the third annual Sinquefield Cup, August 22 through September 3, 2015 at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL). The Sinquefield Cup is the second stop on the inaugural Grand Chess Tour and brings together the most elite players to compete for a total prize of over $1 million. The Tour held its first event during Norway Chess 2015 in June and will conclude with the third and final leg of the Tour this December in London. (more...)

B'ROOK'LYN CHESS FESTIVAL Set for Dr. Ronald McNair Park This WeekendB'ROOK'LYN CHESS FESTIVAL Set for Dr. Ronald McNair Park This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

B'rook'lyn Chess Festival is set for Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Dr. Ronald McNair Park (Eastern Parkway btwn. Washington and Classon Avenues). (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now for 13th Annual Downtown Urban Theater Festival, Running 5/13-30Tickets on Sale Now for 13th Annual Downtown Urban Theater Festival, Running 5/13-30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

The Downtown Urban Theater Festival (Reg E. Gaines, Artistic Director) will present its 13th annual season in New York City from May 13th - 30th, 2015. (more...)

Chess Club And Scholastic Center Of Saint Louis To Host Press Conference On April 24 To Announce International Chess CircuitChess Club And Scholastic Center Of Saint Louis To Host Press Conference On April 24 To Announce International Chess Circuit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

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New Summer Season At The Finborough TheatreNew Summer Season At The Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

The Finborough Theatre - under multi-award-winning Artistic Director Neil McPherson - celebrates its 35th year with a Summer Season of even more vibrant new plays and unique rediscoveries. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For TEMPLE at the Donmar Warehouse Including Anna Calder-Marshall, Paul Higgins, Rebecca Humphries, Shereen Martin and Simon Russell BealeFull Cast Announced For TEMPLE at the Donmar Warehouse Including Anna Calder-Marshall, Paul Higgins, Rebecca Humphries, Shereen Martin and Simon Russell Beale
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Howard Davies will direct Steve Waters' new play TEMPLE, a fictionalised account of the events that took place during the 2011 Occupy demonstration outside St Paul's Cathedral. Simon Russell Beale will return to the Donmar stage to play the Dean having previously starred in The Philanthropist, Twelfth Night and Uncle Vanya (for which he won the 2003 Olivier Award for Best Actor). (more...)

NBC Sports Radio Adds SiriusXM to Radio Affiliates TeamNBC Sports Radio Adds SiriusXM to Radio Affiliates Team
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

NBC Sports Radio has added an impressive new member to its affiliate lineup – SiriusXM. This week the satcaster rolled out the debut of the 24/7 sports talk network on Channels 213/Sirius and 202/XM, offering its subscribers access to NBC Sports Radio content around the clock. SiriusXM joins the 437 affiliated broadcast radio stations around the country. (more...)

Eve Ferret to Launch New Cabaret Residency at Cafe KohaEve Ferret to Launch New Cabaret Residency at Cafe Koha
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

Hailed by BBC Radio London's Robert Elms as 'a great British eccentric and a brilliant performer' (but what does he know?), London cabaret legend Eve Ferret is returning to her first love in Eve Ferret - Madame Bouffant. (more...)

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