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Plain Stage Theatre Company to Present THE HITCHHIKER and SORRY, WRONG NUMBER Next Weekend
by Louisa Brady - May 7, 2016

From Marion Abbott Piccin, the Brainchild of the Confidential Musical Theatre Project, comes a different way to create art! With limited rehearsals and barebones set, it becomes about the play! Welcome to Plainstage Theatre Company! (more...)

'Live at the Cabaret Volume 7: Sounds of A&R' Set for bergenPAC, 5/25
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey in collaboration with The BulLion Foundation present a bergenPAC Cultural Initiative Show: Live at the Cabaret - Volume 7: Sounds of A&R, Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 7PM. (more...)

BWW News: New HIPSTER MUSICAL to Hit Rockwell
by Don Grigware - May 4, 2016

Ashley Argota , whose credits include The Fosters; True Jackson, VP; Lab Rats and Michael Viruet (pictured) , boasting Pitch Perfect and Hunkappella, are set to star in a hyper-styled new musical entitled Hipster Sweatshop. Argota and Viruet play love interests from opposite sides of the track in this musical set in downtown LA's hottest jewelry boutique. Viruet, who plays the sexy delivery guy Jesus for whom Argota's Siri falls hard, says that Hipster Sweatshop is "a fun concept with some great characters. Its duets will blow your socks off!" (more...)

Artistic Director John Langs Launches First Season at ACT Theatre with a Bang
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

It's May of 2016 and John Langs is entering his fifth month as the Artistic Director of Seattle's ACT Theatre, in its 51st season. (more...)

Tech CU Adds Family Banking to Suite of Products
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

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Francesco Paladino Returning to The Metropolitan Room with THE MOTHER TOUR
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Francesco Paladino: The Mother Tour will return to The Metropolitan Room, NYC, on Saturday, June 11th at 9:30 p.m. (doors open at 9:00pm) Tickets here. (more...)

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research Launches Tour de Fox 2016 Cycling Events
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

NEW YORK, May 17, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) today announced the launch of the Tour de Fox 2016 Series. This series of summer cycling events in the United States and Canada invites cyclists of all ages and abilities to grab their helmets, pump up their tires and help speed a cure for Parkinson's disease. (more...)

Robert K. Tanenbaum to Appear at 2016 Mystery Writers Key West Fest, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Robert K. Tanenbaum, acclaimed author of twenty-seven mystery novels - including the celebrated Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi crime/legal thriller series - is headlining a hit list of mystery writers and true-crime experts at the 2016 Mystery Writers Key West Fest, set for June 10-12 in Key West, Florida. (more...)

Kino Kimino Signs With Wavves' Ghost Ramp, LP ft. Members of Sonic Youth
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

With accolades from Pitchfork to FADER, Kino Kimino is the Brainchild of Kim Talon, who plugged in with Lee Ranaldo and Steve Shelley of Sonic Youth (more...)

STYX to Donate Proceeds from ROCK TO THE RESCUE to NC LGBT Charities
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

STYX--Tommy Shaw (vocals, guitars), James 'JY' Young (vocals, guitars), Lawrence Gowan (vocals, keyboards), Todd Sucherman (drums) and Ricky Phillips (bass), along with the occasional surprise appearance by original bassist Chuck Panozzo-and special guest, DON FELDER (formerly of the Eagles), has chosen not to cancel their concert in Cary, North Carolina on Wednesday, May 18 at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre. (more...)

SOSO Is Bringing the World's Most Innovative Product to Market
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

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'The Americana All Stars' Band Together, Launch Bus Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

“The Americana All Stars”, the Brainchild of music agent Amy Magrinat and recording artist Tokyo Rosenthal, announced their first “bus tour” today. (more...)

DIAMONDFEST Begins 4/21 in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

'DIAMOND MOUNTAIN' movie premiere and 'AMERICAN TRILOGY' concert set to highlight 'DIAMONDFEST' weekend in Las Vegas honoring 50-years of Neil Diamond music. (more...)

Cast Announced for Frontier Theatre Productions' THE LOVERS OF VIORNE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Today Frontier Theatre Productions announces the full cast for its first production of Marguerite Duras' The Lovers of Viorne in a translation by Barbara Bray, opening on 4 May, with a preview on 3 May, and running until 21 May.  James Roose-Evans directs Charlotte Cornwell (Claire), Kevin Trainor (Interrogator) and Martin Turner (Pierre Lannes). (more...)

Vienna Philharmonic Choir & Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra to Perform SYMPHONY TO A LOST GENERATION
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

The world's first fully holographic production, a moving depiction of the human tragedy of the First World War. 250 actors and dancers appear beside the Vienna Philharmonic Choir and Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra in Adam Donen's epic symphony and drama. Its scale and imagination is like nothing you've experienced. (more...)

THE GENIUS AND THE JERK is Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

In this new release from Now and Then, Walter Vatter, using the compass of Steve Jobs's youth and early years, guides us through the tempest of Jobs's personality. Without denying the historically tectonic impact of the Jobsian mania, Vatter reveals a man who operated within a unique and sometimes hysterical 'reality distortion field.' Within this RDF-a phrase taken from the pilot episode of Star Trek and applied in 1981 by Apple engineer Bud Tribble-Jobs produced some of the most profound changes to human technology and communication. (more...)

Metaphorically Speaking to Host BATTLE OF THE SEXES at Victoria Theatre, 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Metaphorically Speaking , Brainchild of spoken word artists Jay Martinez and Tony Nalls present BATTLE OF THE SEXES, a gritty, energetic , sexy diverse poetry slam competition on April 2, 2016 at 8 p.m. at the historic Victoria Theatre in downtown Dayton. Tickets are on sale now at the Ticket Center Stage Box Office, by calling 937-228-3630, toll-free 888-228-3630, or online at www.ticketcenterstage.com. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: MAMMA MIA! Coming to Jackson, 5/16
by Stage Tube - Mar 28, 2016

MAMMA MIA! comes to Jackson at the Jackson Theater THALIA MARA HALL, May 16, 2016.  Check out a preview of the show below! (more...)

New York Times Bestselling Author Robert K. Tanenbaum to Headline Mystery Writers Key West Fest 2016
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

New York Times bestselling author Robert K. Tanenbaum, acclaimed author of three true-crime books and twenty-seven novels - including the celebrated Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi crime/legal thriller series - is to headline a hit list of mystery writers and true-crime experts at the 2016 Mystery Writers Key West Fest, set for June 10-12, in Key West, Florida. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for PARADE at Manchester's New Arts Venue
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

The full cast has now been confirmed for the revival of the classic musical Parade, which will run for three and a half weeks at Manchester's newest arts venue. (more...)

FATHER MISGIVINGS Set for Ocean State Theatre, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), the not-for-profit professional theatre company, currently celebrating its fourth season in its comfortable, stadium-style theatre in Warwick, is pleased to present a benefit performance of Misgivings on Saturday, June 18, 2016. (more...)

Seacoast Rep to Host Fugue Mill Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Jazz, Folk, Classical Music, Beat Poetry, and innovative Songwriting come together in the first Fugue Mill Music Festival, an all day music and art festival at Seacoast Repertory Theatre. (more...)

Join The Revolution! 'Irish start up Emojitones (http://www.emojitones.com) launches iOS and Android App
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

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Photo Coverage: Tony-Winning Producer Stacey Mindich Receives CTI Award
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 15, 2016

Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Stacey Mindich was presented The Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for 'outstanding achievement in commercial theatre producing' at a reception at Sardi's today, March 15, 2016. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from the event below! (more...)

Tony-Winning Producer Stacey Mindich Receives 2016 Robert Whitehead Award Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Stacey Mindich will be presented The Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for 'outstanding achievement in commercial theatre producing' at a reception at Sardi's today, March 15, 2016. (more...)

Frontier Theatre Productions Announces First Show
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Frontier Theatre Productions' Artistic Director James Roose-Evans today announces the company's first show - a production of Marguerite Duras's The Lovers Of Viorne which runs from 3 - 21 May at The Theatre Room, Frontier's new 55 seat chamber theatre in their headquarters at 6 Frederick's Place.  Roose-Evans directs Charlotte Cornwell as Claire with full casting to be announced shortly.  (more...)

Singapore Returns to Hong Kong FILMART with Strong and Diverse Offerings across Genres
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2016

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New Improv Show ON THE SPOT to Play LMAO Improv Comedy Room
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

 What do you get when you combine some of the best vocalists in New York with World-class improvisers? You get a brand new type of show, where a new musical is created each night ... 'On the Spot'. The Brainchild of Nathan Armstrong (Producer), Patrick Reidy (Director) and Andrew Whitbeck (Musical Director) currently plays Mondays 8pm at the Broadway Comedy Club's LMAO Improv Comedy Room (318 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019). These shows do sell out, so online reservations recommend (Tickets $25-40). http://www.onthespotnyc.com/  (more...)

Lost Dog New Music Ensemble to Present Norgard Retrospective, 6/16-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Lost Dog New Music Ensemble is pleased to announce the programming for Norgard in New York, a three-day festival dedicated to the music of Per Norgard, the seminal Danish composer. Taking place on June 16-18 (8 PM) at Scandinavia House, these three concerts mark the first retrospective of Norgard's work to occur in the United States, with a staggering eleven U.S premieres.  (more...)

FittMatch App Enables Exercisers to Find Fitness Partners
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, April 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ FittMatch is a revolutionary new app designed to transform how people workout with one another. Up until now, finding other people to exercise with has been at best laborious. Thanks to this powerful app, those wanting to find workout partners and trainers now have the technology needed to get motivated and stay accountable in a highly social way. (more...)

Amy Engelhardt Returns to Don't Tell Mama on 5/11
by Louisa Brady - Apr 30, 2016

Award-winning vocalist, songwriter, arranger and composer/lyricist Amy Engelhardt returns to Don't Tell Mama for her first completely solo show in New York City on May 11 at 7PM. My Own Devices is a collection of songs by turns poignant, pithy and... downright goofy, from her upcoming CD of the same name, plus choice eclectic covers and selections from her award-winning debut CD, Not Gonna Be Pretty ('A rare and intelligent edge in wordsmithery...' - Metroland Magazine). (more...)

Jessica McKeirle to Present GENDER SPANNER in Sydney, May 4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

On the back of her first Australian tour, smashing her way into the hearts of Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide, Jessica McKeirle brings Gender Spanner the to The Sydney Comedy Festival. Now in its filthy pubescence, the act emerges bigger, louder and messier at The Factory Theatre, May 4th, 6th and 8th. (more...)

New York Funny Songs Fest to Conclude Five-Year Run in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

For the past 4 years, the New York Funny Songs Fest has given a steay beat to the laughter and even inspired off-shoot festivals such as LA based comedy festival, Tenacious D's Festival Supreme and Chicago's Laughing Stock, but after the 5th and final year set to happen this May 19-21, 2016, the festival will say goodbye, at least in it's current form. (more...)

New, Immersive Kids Experience PIP'S ISLAND to Sail to New York City
by BroadwayWorld JR - Apr 25, 2016

Michael Jacobsen, co-founder of DIRTY DANCING: THE MUSICAL is an investor in PIP'S ISLAND. The project is an animated fantasy series and the brand is bringing the PIP'S ISLAND world to life with immersive, interactive, 360-degree experiential events featuring live actors, animation and cutting edge set design. (more...)

Introducing SampleMe: Opinions Wanted, Instant Rewards!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

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Tribeca New Music to Welcome Ashley Bathgate to the cell, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

Tribeca New Music continues its 2016 season with celebrated cellist Ashley Bathgate (Bang on a Can All-Star) performing works from her new CD, Stories for Ocean Shells, a collaboration with composer Kate Moore. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look at BalletBoyz in LIFE by Javier de Frutos
by Roy Tan - Apr 22, 2016

BalletBoyz are currently on a UK tour, featuring two new commissions by Pontus Lidberg and Javier de Frutos. The evening takes an elegant, powerful and sometimes provocative look at life and death. BroadwayWorld has exclusive photos of the dancers onstage below! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Season 2 of TBS's ANGIE TRIBECA Launches 6/6
by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

After putting murderous ventriloquists, bakers and painters behind bars in its first amazing season, TBS's ANGIE TRIBECA is ready to untangle all new webs of deceit in the gripping second season. (more...)

VIDEO: Shotgun Players' HAMLET Roulette Has Actors Trading Roles Every Night
by Michael Dale - Apr 22, 2016

Each member of the seven member ensemble memorizes every role and finds out five minutes before showtime how the performance is cast. (more...)

OneWindow Workplace, The First Turnkey Intranet Built Solely On Microsoft Office 365, Gains Momentum
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

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JUNIORE Reveal 'La Route' w/ FADER; New LP Out 5/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Juniore is the Brainchild of French singer/songwriter Anna Jean. Fusing '60s influences (Nico meets Françoise Hardy), their work is at once haunting and rhythmic, propelled by sensual, reverb-drenched melodies. (more...)

Diverging Elements Theatre Co. to Present HEROINES IN HISTORY as Part of Radd Fest
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

New York-based theatre company Diverging Elements Theatre Co. will present HEROINES IN HISTORY, an evening of three original productions, ANNE FRANK: MY SECRET LIFE, A LETTER TO AUNTIE ROSA, and INEZ: THE SUFFRAGE HERALD, as part of RADD Fest Off-Broadway. (more...)

Kino Kimino ft. Members of Sonic Youth Drop Video w. FADER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Recently announced by Pitchfork, Kino Kimino is the Brainchild of Kim Talon, who plugged in with Lee Ranaldo and Steve Shelley of Sonic Youth to throw down the ten sweetly serrated, sometimes volatile, post-punk songs on debut album Bait Is for Sissies. (more...)

TV Land Orders THROWING SHADE Late Night Show Based on Funny or Die Series
by TV News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

V Land is getting into the late night game with a series pick-up for 'Throwing Shade,' the hit podcast and Funny Or Die video series, with a 10-episode order, slated to premiere in January 2017 in the 11pm ET/PT timeslot. The political and pop culture late night show, which will have a live audience, stars Erin Gibson ('Parks and Recreation,' 'Kroll Show') and Bryan Safi ('Modern Family,' 'Superstore') as themselves and will bring their unique perspective to the hottest topics of today, from feminism and gay rights to the latest celebrity nonsense. (more...)

23Traders Announces the Launch of Its New Portfolio Analysis Tool
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

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DFSgold Announces DFSgold Player of the Year Presented by Jaybird
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

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BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! at the Isaac Theatre Royal
by Sam Jury - Apr 1, 2016

The international smash-hit musical Mamma Mia! opened last night in Christchurch at the beautifully restored Isaac Theatre Royal. It is the first of three hotly anticipated musicals to be put on by Showbiz Christchurch this year as part of a national consortium of theatre production partners. (more...)

Annoyance Theater to Present THE BARGAIN BIN SALE OF A LIFETIME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

The Annoyance Theater, home of the longest running musical, offers its latest creation, the parody The Bargain Bin Sale of a Lifetime, a bizarre take on the QVC and Home Shopping Network (HSN). What at first appears to be a play about a home shopping-style tv show soon spirals into musical numbers, 80s montages, post-apocalyptic scenarios, a homicide mystery and (of course) a scene in a shoe store. Oh, and a dictator known as The Overlord. In a world where every product can be described as "amazing" and "life-changing," four salesmen learn about what truly makes their lives worth living: the bargains. (more...)

Celtic Thunder Return with 'Legacy Tour' This August
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

Just this month CELTIC THUNDER debuted their latest album and PBS-TV special, Legacy. That means a “live” version of Legacy will be hitting the road and Playhouse Square for Celtic Thunder's annual visit. (more...)

KINO KIMINO Announce Debut LP ft. Members of Sonic Youth + Share 'Passion'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

Kino Kimino is the Brainchild of Kim Talon, who landed in New York City from Manitoba, headed across the river to Hoboken and plugged in with Lee Ranaldo and Steve Shelley of Sonic Youth to throw down the ten sweetly serrated, sometimes volatile, post-punk songs on debut album Bait Is for Sissies (more...)

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