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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.

Audra McDonald, Kathy Griffin, 'STARCATCHER', Itzak Perlman, Alvin Ailey and More Set for the Van Wezel's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

Once again crowned as the No. 1 Performing Arts Hall of its size in North America (Venues Today, 2000 seat category), the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall is proud to announce a new season bustling with fresh talent and seasoned stars, with every performance delivering a dose of extraordinary. Single tickets go on sale this coming Saturday, September 13 at 10 AM at the Box Office, online, and by phone. Appointments are available for ticket buyers by calling the Box Office at 941-953-3368. (more...)

BEDBUGS!!! Infests the ArcLight Off-Broadway, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

Dale Joan Young is bringing Bedbugs!!! back to NY. No, not those begbugs, Bedbugs!!! the award winning comedy sci-fi thriller rock musical, the brainchild of composer Paul Leschen (Drama Desk nominee for Twist! and pianist and arranger for international rock sensations Scissor Sisters) and book & lyricist Fred Sauter (MFA, NYU Musical Theatre Writing Program). BEDBUGS!!! will feature the direction and choreography of Robert Bartley with musical supervision by Deborah Hurwitz. BEDBUGS!!! begins performances tonight, September 9, and runs through October 26, celebrating its opening night on Sunday, September 14 at 7PM at the ArcLight Theatre (152 West 71 Street). (more...)

Amazon Fire Phone Now 99 Cents with Two-Year Contract
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

"Fire is now 99 cents with a two-year contract, plus customers get one full year of Prime included," said Ian Freed, Vice President, Amazon Devices. "With access to all of the Prime content, Mayday, 32GB of memory and free unlimited cloud storage for photos, plus the exclusive Dynamic Perspective and Firefly features, Fire is another example of the value Amazon delivers to customers." (more...)

Scoop: THE CHEW on ABC - Week of September 8, 2014
by TV Scoop - Sep 4, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE CHEW, airing on ABC for the week of September 8, 2014! (more...)

NFL Fans Score with Visa Checkout - The Easier Way to Pay Online
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

In support of Visa Checkout, the company today unveiled a multi-million dollar North American consumer marketing blitz. The campaign will include national television and digital advertising, social engagement programs, retailer promotions, and client activation programs, each designed to highlight the simplicity and utility of the new Visa Checkout offering. (more...)

Dallas Cowboys to Host New Orleans Saints on NBC's SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL
by TV News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints travel to AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, to take on Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday Night Football. (more...)

It's Official: Barbra Streisand Makes History With No. 1 Album in Each of the Last Six Decades
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Barbra Streisand has done it. Her new duets album PARTNERS hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart as of the week ending September 21, having sold 196,000 copies. The singer is now the first to nab No. 1 albums in each of the last six decades. (more...)

Entravision Communications Corporation Launches New Radio Program 'LA's Mananitas Morning Show' on Super Estrella 107.1 FM in Los Angeles, CA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Entravision Communications Corporation, (NYSE: EVC), a diversified media company serving Latino audiences and communities, today announced the launch of a new morning show called LA's Mananitas.The program, hosted by a talented cast led by Francisco 'Paco' Galvez, Naranjito Jorge Velasquez, Hyacinth and Juan Manuel Navarro, began airing on Entravision's Los Angeles, California Super Estrella 107.1 FM on September 15, 2014. (more...)

The Online Learning Consortium's International Conference Celebrates 20 Years of Shared Insights and Innovation in Higher Ed
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

NEWBURYPORT, Mass., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ The Online Learning Consortium (OLC), formerly The Sloan Consortium, is celebrating 20 years of innovation in online learning and higher education this fall, with the 20th Annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference, Oct. 29-31, 2014, in Orlando, Florida. (more...)

The Online Learning Consortium's International Conference Celebrates 20 Years of Shared Insights and Innovation in Higher Ed
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

NEWBURYPORT, Mass., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ The Online Learning Consortium (OLC), formerly The Sloan Consortium, is celebrating 20 years of innovation in online learning and higher education this fall, with the 20th Annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference, Oct. 29-31, 2014, in Orlando, Florida. (more...)

NBCUniversal Announces NFL Kickoff Surrounding Coverage
by TV News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

NFL Kickoff 2014 on NBC this Thursday, Sept. 4, features Russell Wilson and the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks hosting Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers at CenturyLink Field, in Seattle, Wash. A pre-game concert will feature performances by Grammy Award-winning singer, song-writer, producer, and The Voice judge, Pharrell Williams, as well as Seattle-natives and Grammy Award-winning band Soundgarden from a specially constructed stage outside of CenturyLink Field. Select portions of the concert will air on NBC. Coverage begins at 7:30 p.m. ET. (more...)

Barbra Streisand to Make History With No. 1 Album in Past Six Decades!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Legendary singer Barbra Streisand is about to make music history according to Billboard.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: BEDBUGS!!! Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Composer, Paul Leschen (Drama Desk nominee for Twist!, Scissor Sisters) and book & lyricist Fred Sauter's (MFA, NYU Musical Theatre Writing Program) musical Bedbugs!!! is taking over the Upper West Side this week. Presented by Dale Joan Young, Bedbugs!!! is the award winning comedy sci-fi thriller rock musical. BEDBUGS!!! features the direction and choreography of Robert Bartley with musical supervision by Deborah Hurwitz. BEDBUGS!!! opened last night, September 14, and will run through October 26 at the ArcLight Theatre (152 West 71 Street). BroadwayWorld has photos of the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Comedy Central Orders New Series IDIOTSITTER; Renews 'AMY SCHUMER' & Much More
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Comedy Central has given series orders to "Another Period" and "Idiotsitter" and renewed "Inside Amy Schumer," "Review" and "TripTank," it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Content Development and Original Programming, Comedy Central. (more...)

NBC Sports to Present SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL First Regular Season Game, 9/14
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears (0-1) travel to Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., to take on Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers (1-0) on Sunday Night Football, in the first NFL regular-season game at Levi's Stadium. Coverage begins with Football Night In America at 7 p.m. ET on NBC. (more...)

Comedy Central Orders Two New Series, Renews INSIDE AMY SCHUMER, REVIEW & More
by TV News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

Comedy Central has given series orders to “Another Period” and “Idiotsitter” and renewed “Inside Amy Schumer,” “Review” and “TripTank,” it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Content Development and Original Programming, Comedy Central. In addition, Comedy Central has ordered five original digital series to be produced byCC:Studios and distributed across multiple platforms including cc.com and the recently released Comedy Central App. The digital series are “6 Guys 1 Car,” “300 Sunnyside,” “New Timers,” “Pie Guys,” “Roustabout with Kurt Braunohler” and “Team Tiger Awesome” and they will premiere on various dates throughout 2014. (more...)

Tetris Celebrates 30th Year with New Products, Games
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

Tetris, the iconic and beloved video game that ushered in the casual game craze, is celebrating 30 years today. With hundreds of millions of products sold on more than 50 platforms across 185 countries, Tetris continues to evoke a passionate response from fans of all ages. In 2014, the Tetris brand will introduce new products and experiences - from apparel to decor to video games - to kick off the next 30 years. (more...)

Jamie Muscato and Laura Jane Matthewson Set to Lead European Premiere of DOGFIGHT at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Casting is announced for the European premiere of the musical Dogfight, produced by Danielle Tarento, the award-winning producer of Titanic, Parade andMack & Mabel, and directed by Matt Ryan, in The Large at Southwark Playhouse for a six-week season from Friday 8 August to Saturday 13 September. (more...)

Scoop: THE CHEW - Week of 6/30 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Jun 25, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE CHEW - Week of 6/30, airing on ABC (more...)

Horse Trade Theater Group Presents BUSTER JANGLE AND THE SNAPPER TUMBLER REVIEW, 7/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Horse Trade Theater Group in association with The Nefarious Laboratory are proud to bring you: Buster Jangle & The Snapper Tumbler Review Present The World Of Tomorrow: An Atomic Powered Show of Nuclear Nudity. (more...)

INTERROGATION to Debut at the Capital Fringe Festival, 7/10-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Interrogation is a dark comedy about America's declining commitment to privacy and increasing comfort level with surveillance. It is written and performed by John Feffer and directed by Mattie Griffiths (who also directed Feffer's acclaimed Edible Rex). (more...)

Infonetics: Evolved Packet Core Market More Than Doubles in 1Q14, Offsetting 2G/3G Skid
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

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CNBC Checkerboard Programming for the Week of July 7
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

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Harness the Power of Being Successful Online: Tips from Scottsdale Reputation Management Firm Reputation Maxx
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ In today's digital age, the majority of people in the world spend some part of their day online. Consumers are looking up companies and professionals before doing business with them, and employers are looking to see what prospective employees look like online. Besides having negative posts and embarrassing pictures on the Internet of oneself, the worst thing that anyone can find when they search for a person's name is nothing. (more...)

Brooklyn Museum to Welcome One Millionth Visitor During July's Target First Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

On July 5, beat the heat and celebrate summertime in Brooklyn with outdoor activities, music, and films at the Brooklyn Museum's Target First Saturday. Highlights include music by Nina Sky and Blitz the Ambassador, a screening of Do the Right Thing, a comedy showcase, and much more. (more...)

Horse Trade Theater Group Presents the 2014 Summer Burlesque Blitz
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Your summer just got steamier thanks to Horse Trade Theater Group's Summer Burlesque Blitz! The 2014 edition will feature Alice in Wonderland themed burlesque, a futuristic show from husband and wife duo Cherry Pitz and Handsome Brad, raw storytelling and striptease with your host Peter Aguero, and a new scripted Pinchbottom Burlesque show featuring sideshow legend Donny Vomit and cowboy superstar Chris McDaniel. (more...)

Infonetics: Europe's Big 5 Push for Consolidation as Mobile Service Revenue Drags on the Global Market
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The report shows that in 2013, mobile operators around the world took in $800 billion from mobile services—including mobile voice, SMS/MMS, and broadband—an increase of just 1% from the year before. When the growth rates of the world's main regions are parsed individually, though, a clearer story emerges, as Asia Pacific (+5%), the Caribbean and Latin America (+4%), and North America (+3%) together offset a high single-digit decline in EMEA. (more...)

Tapinator's 'Balance of the Shaolin' Becomes an Apple iOS Top 50 Application
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Tapinator, Inc. (OTC: TAPM) (OTC Pink: TAPM) is pleased to announce that its newly launched, pixel-style game, 'Balance of the Shaolin' has been featured as a 'Best New Game' on Apple's iOS platform. The game has reached the top 50 overall charts and is now the #45 top application on iPad. Within the top 50, 'Balance of the Shaolin' joins numerous category leaders, including King's puzzle games 'Candy Crush Saga' and 'Bubble Witch 2 Saga,' Supercell's simulation games 'Clash of Clans' and 'Hay Day,' Glu's role playing game 'Kim Kardashian: Hollywood,' and Wargaming's action game 'World of Tanks Blitz.' (more...)

Epic Arena Now Ready for Battle on iOS, Android
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Developed by Shadow Masters, Epic Arena cleverly combines the deck customization of a card game, the exciting tactics of a board game, and the eye-popping gorgeous visuals of your favorite fantasy artists into one epic multi-player gaming experience. With asynchronous gaming across iOS, Android and Facebook platforms, players can craft Power Cards, plan their moves, and enter the arena at any time, from anywhere. (more...)

John Feldmann Scores #1 Album with 5 Seconds of Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Songwriter, producer and musician John Feldmann has scored his first #1 Billboard Top 200 chart debut. Feldmann, who is signed to Red Bull Music Publishing, co-wrote six songs and produced/mixed eleven songs on 5 Seconds of Summer's self-titled Capitol Records debut (more...)

Gangstagrass Embarks on Tour Near You
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Rench first came up with the concept back in grade school when he would breakdance on cardboard to RUN-DMC during recess, then go home and listen to his parents' favorite country artists Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson on the stereo. Before long, he found common denominators between the two genres that were as obvious to him as grooves on vinyl. (more...)

Why a Positive Image is Crucial for Realtors Online: Three Tips from Scottsdale Internet PR Expert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Having a positive web presence is important for any business or individual who is selling any kind of product or service. When people look for a company or person's name online, it is imperative that they see a positive and promotional online landscape, or they might do business someone else. While this is true for any industry, it is especially true for the real estate industry. The Internet PR Experts at JW Maxx Solutions are taking the time to show three reasons why a positive web presence is absolutely crucial for realtors in the digital age. (more...)

Benj Pasek & Justin Paul to Attend European Premiere of DOGFIGHT in London, 13 August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Tony-nominated songwriters Benj Pasek & Justin Paul and book writer Peter Duchan are to attend the European premiere of their acclaimed musical Dogfight at Southwark Playhouse on Wednesday 13 August. (more...)

Suzanne Shaw Joins Paul Nicholas in BLOCKBUSTER THE MUSICAL World Premiere at the Orchard Theatre, Sept 11; UK Tour Kicks Off Sept 22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

Suzanne Shaw is to join Paul Nicholas to star in the world premiere of BLOCKBUSTER The Musical, featuring the chart- busting hits of the legendary song-writing team Nicky Chinn and Mike Chapman, who dominated the pop world in the 1970's and 1980's. (more...)

MindMeister for Glass Enables Users to Insert Ideas Into Mind Maps While on the Go
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

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Martin Lawrence Galleries Presents Salvador Dali's Largest Piece Of Artwork
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

GREENWICH,Conn., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Martin Lawrence Galleries, which specializes in original paintings, sculpture and limited edition graphics from masters including Chagall, Dali, Bertho and Erte, will unveilthe largest Salvador Dali painting in the world, March of Time Committee: Papillon, 1940 at their Las Vegas Flagship Gallery this weekend. The painting, which is oil and tempera on joined unstretched canvas, stands at a whopping 17 feet tall by 63 feet wide. (more...)

History to Present WWI: THE FIRST MODERN WAR, 7/26
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

HISTORY will focus on the game-changing weapons that were introduced during a transitional time in war history with “WW1: THE FIRST MODERN WAR” beginning Saturday, July 26 at 8 PM ET/PT. (more...)

Customer Advocacy Programs Become Mainstream with B2B Brands
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

FOLSOM, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ NextBee, the California-based leading customer advocacy programs provider, knows how a brand can beat intense competition in the market. To facilitate revenue generation for brands, the marketing programs developer offers customer advocacy programs based on its PACE methodology that delivers quick results.The program makes the most out of brands' loyal customers by employing them as customer advocates who promote the brand on social media to nearly unlimited potential customers. (more...)

Horse Trade Theater Group to Become FRIGID New York
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

After sixteen years as a for-profit producing organization Horse Trade Theater Group will merge into FRIGID New York. Horse Trade will still operate as a venue manager for The Kraine Theater at 85 East 4th Street and UNDER St. Marks at 94 St. Marks Place, but all in-house productions, festivals, and the Resident Artist Program will now be presented by the nonprofit organization FRIGID New York, producers of the annual FRIGID Festival. (more...)

BEDBUGS!!! to Open this September Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

Dale Joan Young is bringing Bedbugs!!! back to NY. No, not those begbugs, Bedbugs!!! the award winning comedy sci-fi thriller rock musical, the brainchild of composer Paul Leschen (Drama Desk nominee for Twist! and pianist and arranger for international rock sensations Scissor Sisters) and book & lyricist Fred Sauter (MFA, NYU Musical Theatre Writing Program). BEDBUGS!!! will feature the direction and choreography of Robert Bartley with musical supervision by Deborah Hurwitz. BEDBUGS!!! begins performances on September 9 and runs through October 26, celebrating its opening night on Sunday, September 14 at 7PM at the ArcLight Theatre (152 West 71 Street). Tickets are $25 - $89 and can be purchased by visiting BedBugsMusical.com or calling Ovationtix.com at 866.811.4111. (more...)

Fantasy Football Expert and Former NFL Players Promote Healthy Snacking
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

MODESTO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ With football season around the corner, watching games with good friends and good food is essential, and healthy snacking during the game is easier than ever. To celebrate the start of the season, California Almonds has teamed up with retired NFL players Jeff Saturday and Rich Gannon to help you snack more nutritiously during game time and enter for a chance to win a mid-season fantasy football consultation. (more...)

A Week Of Encores Highlighting Burgers And BBQ On ABC's THE CHEW 8/25-29
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Listings for ABC's THE CHEW for the week of AUGUST 25--29 (subject to change; weekdays, 1:00 p.m., ET. (more...)

hhgregg and Indianapolis Colts Partner for Second Season to Create Interactive Experience at Lucas Oil Stadium
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Last season, the in-stadium play was extremely popular, with the Endless Blitz app ranked in the top 20 sports apps on iTunes, and gameplays and engagement up 1,000 percent from the daily average during game days. By adding this third-screen element to the Colts game-day experience, hhgregg helps fans feel like they are a part of the game, gives them the chance to win prizes and keeps the entertainment going even during timeouts and halftime. (more...)

'Fields of Blue' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

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VIDEO: First Look - Horror Film THE WOMAN IN BLACK: ANGEL OF DEATH
by - Aug 21, 2014

A trailer has arrived for THE WOMAN IN BLACK: ANGEL OF DEATH, a sequel to the original haunted house thriller starring Daniel Radcliffe. (more...)

BWW Blog: Rommy Sandhu of THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN - Storytelling is the Key
by Guest Blogger: Rommy Sandhu - Aug 18, 2014

What a week this has been. The cast was excited to be on their feet, turning the cerebral into the physical. It's been a week of staging, cutting, adding, discussing and finessing. It's important to remember that everyone is valuable, and finding the best way to utilize their individual talents goes "part and parcel" with team leadership. (more...)

2014 Creative Arts Emmy Winners - Complete List!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 17, 2014

This year's Creative Arts telecast partner is FXM; a two-hour edited version of the ceremony will air Sunday, August 24 at 8:00 PM ET/PT with an encore at 10:00 PM ET/PT on FXM. The program will be streamed in its entirety as part of the Backstage LIVE! show on Emmys.com at 12:00 PM PT/3:00 PM ET on Monday, August 25. (more...)

Clockwork's 'Signals' with Taylr Renee Out Now! Inbox
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

After a dynamic set at Made Event's 'Bingo Beach,' Clockwork returns to New York's spotlight Labor Day Weekend 2014 at Electric Zoo Festival! (more...)

Karen O Sets Concert Dates in New York, Los Angeles, London and Berlin
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

In celebration of the release of her debut solo album Crush Songs, Karen O will play several exclusive shows in New York, Los Angeles, London and Berlin this fall including nights at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery's Masonic Lodge, London's Bush Hall, Berlin's Heimathafen, the Manderley Bar at the McKittrick Hotel and a show in the round at Le Poisson Rouge. Tickets go on sale this Friday, August 15 at 9 a.m. GMT for London, 12 p.m. PST/3 p.m. EDT for New York and Los Angeles and 12 p.m. CET for Berlin. Please see below for full tour details and visit karenomusic.com for tickets. Crush Songsis out September 9 on Cult Records. (more...)

Aaron Sidwell & Louise English Join Cast of BLOCKBUSTER - The Musical
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Aaron Sidwell and Louise English are joining Suzanne Shaw and Paul Nicholas to star in the world premiere of BLOCKBUSTER The Musical, which features the chart- busting hits of the legendary song-writing team Nicky Chinn and Mike Chapman, who dominated the pop world in the 1970s and 1980s. (more...)

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