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Photo Flash: First Look at MANUEL VERSUS THE STATUE OF LIBERTY at NYMFPhoto Flash: First Look at MANUEL VERSUS THE STATUE OF LIBERTY at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Winner of the 2014 NYMF Developmental Reading Series, this Latin infused American musical is inspired by the true story of a Princeton Undergrad who was an undocumented child immigrant from the Dominican Republic. When Manuel gets a scholarship to study at Oxford, he's faced with the realization that he can't leave the USA. He takes on The Statue of Liberty in the fight of a lifetime; the high-stakes boxing match that is immigration today. Is Manuel worthy? No one is spared in this political comedy that pulls no punches about immigration reform and the American Dream. (more...)

BWW Previews: Edwin Booth's Legacy Englightens Angela Iannone's World Premiere Staged By Theatre REDBWW Previews: Edwin Booth's Legacy Englightens Angela Iannone's World Premiere Staged By Theatre RED
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Jul 31, 2015

While most people recognize the infamous name of President Lincoln's assasin John Wilkes Booth, who might be familiar with his brother's name, Edwin Booth? Acclaimed and award-winning Milwaukee actor Angela Iannone collaborates with Theatre RED and brings Edwin Booth out from his brother's tarnished reputation. Her World Premiere play incorporates further details regarding Booth's life in The Seeds of Banquo, and opens this August as the fourth selection in her Edwin Booth Cycle of Plays. (more...)

Science Channel to Premiere New Series SECRET SPACE ESCAPES, 11/10Science Channel to Premiere New Series SECRET SPACE ESCAPES, 11/10
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

SECRET SPACE ESCAPES premieres on Science Channel Nov. 10 at 10 PM. (more...)

The Barn Theatre School to Stage HANDS ON A HARDBODY This AugustThe Barn Theatre School to Stage HANDS ON A HARDBODY This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Truckin' on to the Barn Theatre stage is Rex Smith starring in HANDS ON A HARDBODY! Playing August 11 - 23. (more...)

Investigation Discovery to Air BARBARA WALTERS PRESENTS AMERICAN SCANDALSInvestigation Discovery to Air BARBARA WALTERS PRESENTS AMERICAN SCANDALS
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

This November, Investigation Discovery (ID) turns to the doyenne of television journalism to shed new light on America's most infamous political scandals and controversial cases. (more...)

Discovery Family Channel to Premiere New Series LOST AND FOUNDDiscovery Family Channel to Premiere New Series LOST AND FOUND
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Ever wanted to go back and thank someone - a parent, a teacher or a friend? Discovery Family Channel's all-new original series, LOST AND FOUND (wt) features the work of 'professional finders' who help people do just that. (more...)

Clarke Thorell, John Sanders & More Will Star in Atlantic Theater Company's CLOUD NINEClarke Thorell, John Sanders & More Will Star in Atlantic Theater Company's CLOUD NINE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Atlantic Theater Company has announced complete casting for the first production of its 30th anniversary season, the New York revival of multiple Obie Award winner Caryl Churchill's landmark play Cloud Nine, directed by Obie Award winner James Macdonald. (more...)

Alice Ripley, Will Swenson, NEWSIES Reunion & More Set for 54 Below in August & SeptemberAlice Ripley, Will Swenson, NEWSIES Reunion & More Set for 54 Below in August & September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

This August and September, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visitwww.54Below.com.  (more...)

John Legend to Executive Produce WGN America's Dramatic Thriller UNDERGROUNDJohn Legend to Executive Produce WGN America's Dramatic Thriller UNDERGROUND
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

John Legend, an Academy Award and Golden Globe(R)-winner and nine-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter, together with his Get Lifted partners Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius, are on board to executive-produce WGN America's pulse-pounding thriller, 'Underground.' (more...)

DEX! A KILLER MUSICAL Indiegogo Campaign Launched, Ends 8/20DEX! A KILLER MUSICAL Indiegogo Campaign Launched, Ends 8/20
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 30, 2015

TV's favorite serial killer comes to the stage! (more...)

Fox Theatre to Present The Rooster Afterparty, Featuring Turbosuit & Casual Commander, 8/29Fox Theatre to Present The Rooster Afterparty, Featuring Turbosuit & Casual Commander, 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

?Rooster Magazine & Z2 Entertainment are proud to present The Hill Afterparty featuring Turbosuit & Casual Commander at the Fox Theatre on Saturday, August 29th, 2015. (more...)

Scoop: THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC on CBS - Saturday, August 8, 2015Scoop: THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC on CBS - Saturday, August 8, 2015
by TV Scoop - Jul 30, 2015

Get all the scoop on THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC, airing on CBS on Saturday, August 8, 2015! (more...)

Legendary Band U2 to Headline Two Specials on HBO this NovemberLegendary Band U2 to Headline Two Specials on HBO this November
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

U2 and HBO will debut a unique combination of two exclusive world premiere specials this fall, it was announced today (more...)

Theranos' Holmes Marks 50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid with Vision for Next 50 YearsTheranos' Holmes Marks 50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid with Vision for Next 50 Years
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

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From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Girlfriends' Guide To Divorce: Season OneFrom Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Girlfriends' Guide To Divorce: Season One
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

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Jane Lynch to Bring Solo Show to Lyric Opera of Chicago in DecemberJane Lynch to Bring Solo Show to Lyric Opera of Chicago in December
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Lyric Opera of Chicago will showcase acclaimed actress, singer, and comedian Jane Lynch in "See Jane Sing," her hilarious cabaret show, on Thursday, December, 17 and Friday, December 18 at 7:00pm and 9:30pm. (more...)

Leimert Park Village Book Fair Returns To Baldwin Hills CrenshawLeimert Park Village Book Fair Returns To Baldwin Hills Crenshaw
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

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Amazon to Debut Bryan Cranston Pilot SNEAKY PETE This AugustAmazon to Debut Bryan Cranston Pilot SNEAKY PETE This August
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Amazon today announced it will debut two new dramatic pilots, Casanova and Sneaky Pete, on Friday, August 7 on Amazon Instant Video in the US, UK and Germany. (more...)

Troian Bellisario to Reprise Role on USA Network's SUITSTroian Bellisario to Reprise Role on USA Network's SUITS
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Troian Bellisario (“Pretty Little Liars”) is set to return to the hit USA Network Drama, SUITS, reprising her role as Claire. (more...)

Raven Theatre Sets Cast, Creative Team for THE PLAY ABOUT MY DADRaven Theatre Sets Cast, Creative Team for THE PLAY ABOUT MY DAD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Raven Theatre's cast and creative team for The Play About My Dad has been announced by Michael Menendian, the company's Co-Founding Artistic Director. (more...)

Tron Theatre's Autumn, Winter 2015 Season to Feature Alison Peebles in GHOSTS & MoreTron Theatre's Autumn, Winter 2015 Season to Feature Alison Peebles in GHOSTS & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

The Tron Theatre is delighted to announce its Autumn/Winter 2015 season, a strong programme of new work as well as adaptations of classic texts, and with familiar faces and visiting companies alongside emergent talent and new voices in the sector. Highlights will include: (more...)

Bo Roddie, Mandi Masden & More to Lead BLUEPRINTS TO FREEDOM at La Jolla, KC RepBo Roddie, Mandi Masden & More to Lead BLUEPRINTS TO FREEDOM at La Jolla, KC Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

La Jolla Playhouse and Kansas City Repertory Theatre announce the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of Blueprints to Freedom: An Ode to Bayard Rustin, by Michael Benjamin Washington, directed by Lucie Tiberghien (Blood and Gifts). (more...)

Fitness Tip of the Day: Include Herbs and Spices in Your DietFitness Tip of the Day: Include Herbs and Spices in Your Diet
by Christina Mancuso - Jul 29, 2015

There are many health benefits to using herbs and spices in your diet. (more...)

HBO NOW Available Now to Verizon Broadband CustomersHBO NOW Available Now to Verizon Broadband Customers
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Home Box Office and Verizon announced today a broad agreement that includes the right for Verizon to distribute HBO NOWSM, HBO's internet-only service, to Verizon digital platforms, including to more than 100 million Verizon Wireless customers (more...)

Syfy to Develop 13-Episode 'Over-the-Top' Scripted Series BLOOD DRIVESyfy to Develop 13-Episode 'Over-the-Top' Scripted Series BLOOD DRIVE
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Syfy and Universal Cable Productions today announced they have greenlit Blood Drive, a high-octane, over-the-top scripted series in the classic grindhouse movie tradition. (more...)

Cinemax's BANSHEE to End Its Run Following Upcoming Fourth SeasonCinemax's BANSHEE to End Its Run Following Upcoming Fourth Season
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Cinemax has cancelled its drama series BANSHEE. The show will end following the upcoming eight-episode fourth season, scheduled to premiere in early 2016. (more...)

BECOMING DR. RUTH, Starring Miriam Schwartz, to Open 8/20 at MJTCBECOMING DR. RUTH, Starring Miriam Schwartz, to Open 8/20 at MJTC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company (MJTC) is pleased to announce the opening of the solo show, Becoming Dr. Ruth, starring Miriam Schwartz and directed by Craig Johnson. This regional premiere runs from August 20 - 30 at the Highland Park Center Theater, 1978 Ford Parkway, St. Paul, MN 55116. (more...)

Syfy Picks Up Grindhouse Series BLOOD DRIVESyfy Picks Up Grindhouse Series BLOOD DRIVE
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

Syfy and Universal Cable Productions today announced they have greenlit Blood Drive, a high-octane, over-the-top scripted series in the classic grindhouse movie tradition. Set in a near-apocalyptic future, the 13-episode series centers around LA's last good cop who is forced to join a twisted, gory cross-country death race -- with cars powered by Blood and a dangerous femme fatale partner who sees people as fuel. (more...)

Spray Paint Muralists Transform 60-Foot Wall to Honor World Hepatitis DaySpray Paint Muralists Transform 60-Foot Wall to Honor World Hepatitis Day
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

DENVER, July 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ Globally, more than 4,000 people a day die from hepatitis in various forms. In remembrance of the lives lost to hepatitis, spray-paint muralists transformed the alley walls behind Owl and Orchid Tattoo in Denver into a sixty-foot span of art in honor of World Hepatitis Day 2015. The street art fair was organized by Denver's Hep C Connection to spotlight those who suffer with the deadly Blood-borne virus that damages the liver, and to call attention to the need for more testing, awareness and advocacy. (more...)

Matt Nathanson to Bring SHOW ME YOUR FANGS Tour to Columbia City Theater, 10/25Matt Nathanson to Bring SHOW ME YOUR FANGS Tour to Columbia City Theater, 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

'Show Me Your Fangs Tour: An Evening with Matt Nathanson' will stop by Seattle's Columbia City Theater on October 25, 2015 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Cult Series BATTLESTAR GALACTICA to Premiere on NBC Universo in Spanish, TodayCult Series BATTLESTAR GALACTICA to Premiere on NBC Universo in Spanish, Today
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

NBC UNIVERSO, the modern sports and entertainment cable channel for Latinos, today announced the launch of Battlestar Galactica, the cult classic which remains one of the highest-rated series ever on Syfy. (more...)

Protection 1 Celebrates Third Annual Day of Community ServiceProtection 1 Celebrates Third Annual Day of Community Service
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

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LL Cool J & More Set for 2015 PaleyFest; Fall TV Preview Lineup AnnouncedLL Cool J & More Set for 2015 PaleyFest; Fall TV Preview Lineup Announced
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

The Paley Center for Media will host the annual celebration of the fall TV season, PaleyFest Fall TV Previews, September 9-17, 2015, at the Center's Los Angeles location (465 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210). (more...)

USA Network Announces Pilot Pick-Up for BROOKLYN ANIMAL CONTROLUSA Network Announces Pilot Pick-Up for BROOKLYN ANIMAL CONTROL
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

USA Network announced a pilot pick-up for BROOKLYN ANIMAL CONTROL. (more...)

Metta Theatre to Stage World Premiere of MOUTHFULMetta Theatre to Stage World Premiere of MOUTHFUL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

Metta Theatre today announces the world premiere of Mouthful, the centrepiece of their 10th anniversary celebrations. Mouthful is a darkly comic and at times heartbreaking response to the global food crisis through six brand new plays from six of the world's leading dramatists - Lydia Adetunji, Bola Agbaje, Clare Bayley, Inua Ellams, Neil LaBute and Pedro Miguel Rozo. The playwrights, with support from a Wellcome Trust Arts Award, have teamed up with six world-renowned scientists - Professors Tim Benton, Kamal Bawa, Suzanne Filteau, Ilkka Hanski, Molly Jahn and Tim Lang to collaborate on this politically provocative and theatrically imaginative production. (more...)

EndTimes Productions Extends THE DED SULLIVAN SHOWEndTimes Productions Extends THE DED SULLIVAN SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

EndTimes Productions, the minds behind New York's most beloved anti-holiday holiday show, NAKED HOLIDAYS, has returned to the stage after a one year hiatus with THE DED SULLIVAN SHOW. Due to overwhelming demand, four performances have been added, extending the run through 8/29 at Times Scare. (more...)

Author Shares TRIUMPH OF THE HEART in New ReleaseAuthor Shares TRIUMPH OF THE HEART in New Release
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

DENVER, July 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Participating in upcoming Forgiveness Days, whether International Forgiveness Day (Aug 2) or during Yom Kippur in September, doesn't mean you have to forgive and forget, says author Megan Feldman Bettencourt. In her debut book 'Triumph of the Heart: Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World,' Bettencourt profiles people who have forgiven a range of offenses without excusing perpetrators, and explores the how-to of forgiveness through their stories and her own personal path to forgiveness. 'Triumph of the Heart' hits bookstores August 11 and is available now for pre-order or digital download on Amazon.com. For more information about the author and the book, visit www.MeganFeldman.com. (more...)

HBO NOW Available Beginning Today to Verizon CustomersHBO NOW Available Beginning Today to Verizon Customers
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

Home Box Office and Verizon announced today a broad agreement that includes the right for Verizon to distribute HBO NOWSM, HBO's internet-only service, to Verizon digital platforms, including to more than 100 million Verizon Wireless customers and other consumers with handsets and/or tablets.  HBO NOW is immediately available to all Verizon standalone broadband customers, including FiOS and high-speed internet customers, for a 30-day free trial.  HBO content will also be coming soon to Verizon's upcoming mobile video platform. (more...)

Lynn Nottage's BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK Set for DMT, 8/27-9/20Lynn Nottage's BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK Set for DMT, 8/27-9/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre 2015-2016 Revelations Season kicks off with the regional premiere of Lynn Nottage's biting satire about racial stereotyping in Hollywood: BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK.  By The Way, Meet Vera Stark will have 15 performances, including one preview, August 27 through September 20, 2015, at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre, 22311 N. Third St. in Hayward, CA. (more...)

MAD MEN LIVES ON WITH HISTORIC SCREENBID AUCTION JULY 31MAD MEN LIVES ON WITH HISTORIC SCREENBID AUCTION JULY 31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

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New Original Kids Series WISHENPOOF Set for Amazon Prime Members in US, UK & More, 8/14New Original Kids Series WISHENPOOF Set for Amazon Prime Members in US, UK & More, 8/14
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Amazon today announced it will premiere all 13 episodes the Amazon Original Series Wishenpoof on Friday, August 14 for Amazon Prime members in the US, UK and Germany. (more...)

John Early, The Skivvies and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub at The PublicJohn Early, The Skivvies and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming performances, July 29 - August 9, 2015. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats Release Lead Single 'Waiting for Blood'; Announce Tour DatesUncle Acid & the Deadbeats Release Lead Single 'Waiting for Blood'; Announce Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

The United Kingdom's greatest cult band Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats are to return with their fourth full-length studio album The Night Creeper on September 4 via Rise Above Records. (more...)

MOVIN' ON UP 2015 Set for Aug 22 at CBCMOVIN' ON UP 2015 Set for Aug 22 at CBC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Staircase Theatre and CJSF Radio presents Movin' On Up-Staged Readings. In its second year, Movin' On Up will feature two new one act plays by local, emerging (and very talented!) playwrights, Christopher Cook and CJ McGillivray. (more...)

Gary Lee Jeffries Band to Kick the Famed Monticello Main St. Tour Into High Gear Gary Lee Jeffries Band to Kick the Famed Monticello Main St. Tour Into High Gear
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Gary Lee Jeffries, known for his down-to-earth honesty, emblazoned in his songs of true American grit with Southern rock and Cajun flavor, is six-time headliner at the annual Main Street Tour (more...)

Summer Opera Lyric Theatre to Present Mini-Festival, 7/31Summer Opera Lyric Theatre to Present Mini-Festival, 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

ARIADNE AUF NAXOS, DER VAMPYR and MARTHA are unexpected treats for opera lovers longing for adventure.  In Strauss' opera, the god Bacchus arrives on Ariadne's desert island to rekindle the fires of love in her heart, much to the amusement of the flirty Zerbinetta and her comedian boyfriends! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Black Maps and Motel Rooms' Episode of TRUE DETECTIVEVIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Black Maps and Motel Rooms' Episode of TRUE DETECTIVE
by - Jul 27, 2015

Below, get a sneak peek at next week's episode of HBO's TRUE DETECTIVE titled "Black Maps and Motel Rooms." The episode will air Sunday, August 2 at 9 P.M. on HBO. (more...)

BWW Reviews: **To Be Updated LIVE** HELPMANN AWARDS 2015 Announced At Sydney's Capitol Theatre **To Be Updated LIVE**BWW Reviews: **To Be Updated LIVE** HELPMANN AWARDS 2015 Announced At Sydney's Capitol Theatre **To Be Updated LIVE**
by Jade Kops - Jul 26, 2015

2015 HELPMANN AWARDS ***THIS ARTICLE WILL BE UPDATED LIVE ON MONDAY 27TH JULY 2015*** (more...)

LES MISERABLES Welcomes Youngest and First African-American Jean Valjean in Broadway HistoryLES MISERABLES Welcomes Youngest and First African-American Jean Valjean in Broadway History
by Sally Henry - Jul 26, 2015

LES MISERABLES history was made this week when a 21-year-old African-American actor went on as Jean Valjean. (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 7/29/2015 - 7/31/2015This Weeks New Movies - 7/29/2015 - 7/31/2015
by BWW - Jul 26, 2015

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 7/29/2015 - 7/31/2015! (more...)

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