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Lincoln's Greatest Speech' Documentary to Premiere at Lincoln Legacy Symposium in WashingtonLincoln's Greatest Speech' Documentary to Premiere at Lincoln Legacy Symposium in Washington
by Movies News Desk - May 7, 2015

What was President Abraham Lincoln's greatest speech? To further commemorate the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's assassination and end of the Civil War, a premiere screening of the hour-long documentary Lincoln's Greatest Speech will be shown on May 16 in Washington, D.C (more...)

Mariinsky Ballet, Cloud Gate, ABT & More Set for The Music Center's 2015-16 Dance SeasonMariinsky Ballet, Cloud Gate, ABT & More Set for The Music Center's 2015-16 Dance Season
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

With the continued growth of its celebrated Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center series, and the success of its highly popular participatory dance experiences, The Music Center has become an important hub for dance in Los Angeles. Its 2015-2016 dance season is a prime example of the commitment of The Music Center to present distinctive dance experiences to Southern California audiences, especially by internationally renowned artists in classical ballet and contemporary expression. (more...)

AMERICAN CANDY to Present GREASE 3 Next MonthAMERICAN CANDY to Present GREASE 3 Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

AMERICAN CANDY, best known for its wildly popular sketch comedy is taking on a new ambitious endeavor - full length musical comedy with GREASE 3: The Browning of Rydell. It's 1964 and the infamous Rydell High in Southern California has become racially integrated. Sweet, smart new girl and Brooklynite Lauren finds herself in the middle of the struggle to make the integration a success, while battling affairs of the heart with school heartthrob Will. Set against the backdrop of the civil rights movement and Malcolm X's assassination, this musical addresses serious themes with AMERICAN CANDY's outrageously hilarious signature brand of smart comedy. If you liked the movie Grease as a kid growing up but wondered why you didn't see any brown faces, you will not want to miss AMERICAN CANDY's GREASE 3. (more...)

THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE Musical to Play TNC, 6/4-19THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE Musical to Play TNC, 6/4-19
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

'Casterbridge,' based on Thomas Hardy's classic Victorian novel, 'The Mayor of Casterbridge,' is a new musical theater work with book and lyrics by David Willinger and music by Christopher Beste. The 20-character, two-act musical is fairly faithful to Hardy's parable of the spiritual ups and downs of man and features a score inspired by English country music of the period. Theater for the New City will present the piece's world premiere run June 4 to 19, directed by Willinger. (more...)

Lingo Media Group: Kickstarter Success for the Board Game That Wants to Make You a Better EntrepreneurLingo Media Group: Kickstarter Success for the Board Game That Wants to Make You a Better Entrepreneur
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

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HostGator Integrates MOJO Marketplace Into QuickInstall To Deliver World-Class Open Source Themes, Services And Applications To UsersHostGator Integrates MOJO Marketplace Into QuickInstall To Deliver World-Class Open Source Themes, Services And Applications To Users
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

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Telly Leung, Maria-Christina Oliveras & More Kick Off Bingham Camp Theatre RetreatTelly Leung, Maria-Christina Oliveras & More Kick Off Bingham Camp Theatre Retreat
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

Some of Broadway's brightest were on hand Saturday in the tiny bedroom community of Salem, CT for an afternoon concert that officially launched the inaugural season of the Bingham Camp Theatre Retreat (BCTR), a resident program aimed at developing new works. The event kicked off a summer of preparation for the innovative program's first retreat which will take place September 25th through October 5th, 2015. (more...)

6Tribes, An Evolution In Social Networking Launches Today6Tribes, An Evolution In Social Networking Launches Today
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

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BWW Previews: KINGS OF KOBE Pop-up, Now in NYCBWW Previews: KINGS OF KOBE Pop-up, Now in NYC
by Marina Kennedy - May 20, 2015

You can now enjoy the all-American hot dog at the Kings of Kobe Pop-up at 8th Avenue and 18th Street, the location of the Pounds and Ounces NYC Pub. (more...)

AC/DC Tribute Band Hell's Belles Comes to the Fox Theatre, 6/28AC/DC Tribute Band Hell's Belles Comes to the Fox Theatre, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Hell's Belles: World Famous All-Female AC/DC Tribute Band with Branded Bandits at the Fox Theatre on Sunday, June 28th, 2015. (more...)

ChatSim's Rise: Zeromobile's Start-up Becomes an Independent Company; Angelsim Acquires a ShareChatSim's Rise: Zeromobile's Start-up Becomes an Independent Company; Angelsim Acquires a Share
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

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Religion Takes the Stage in Broadway Hopeful DAY SIX; Readings Set for St. Luke's, 5/19Religion Takes the Stage in Broadway Hopeful DAY SIX; Readings Set for St. Luke's, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

Church and State rarely take the stage together, but Broadway Bound Productions is doing just that with their reading of Day Six. Producers, Jeff Britton and Susan Gilman, are now bringing renowned playwright, Martin Halpern's drama to life on its way to Broadway. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Maneuvering the Universe with THE NAILSBWW Reviews: Maneuvering the Universe with THE NAILS
by Amanda Finn - May 11, 2015

In a world that is so meticulously run by big business, it often seems as though the universe itself revolves around the almighty dollar. Particularly in the reality for artists, the corporate world is rarely viewed as an entity of good. Rather, it is seen as a soul sucking enterprise that can leave one wondering if their colleagues are man or beast. That appears to be the purpose of Doug Reed's latest Brainchild The Nails. (more...)

Gallim Dance Comes to the Harris Center, 6/4Gallim Dance Comes to the Harris Center, 6/4
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

Gallim Dance creates and performs throughout the world original work by artistic director and founder Andrea Miller. Gallim quickly captured the attention of fellow artists, presenters, and audiences with its award-winning work, ensemble of dancers, and a fearless physicality grounded by deep humanity and expressed through the madness and joy of the imagination. (more...)

Challenged Connects Users, Influencers, Celebrities and Brands With Campaigns Encouraging Social Competition Challenged Connects Users, Influencers, Celebrities and Brands With Campaigns Encouraging Social Competition
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

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OC Fair Announces Full Concert Schedule for the 2015 Toyota Summer Concert SeriesOC Fair Announces Full Concert Schedule for the 2015 Toyota Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

The Toyota Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre at the 2015 OC Fair features 24 nights of country, pop, reggae, classic rock and comedy offering concertgoers a variety of entertainment options to select from this summer. (more...)

Elizaveta, The Skivvies, KulturfestNYC Coming to Joe's Pub, 6/10-21Elizaveta, The Skivvies, KulturfestNYC Coming to Joe's Pub, 6/10-21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public just announced its upcoming performances, June 10-21, 2015. Visit us at www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows, or scroll down for more details! (more...)

MITF Sets Works for 2015 FestivalMITF Sets Works for 2015 Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Year 2015 is the sweet 16th year for the MITF. Prolific producer John Chatterton's Brainchild, The Midtown International Theatre Festival - presenting powerful plays and musicals from around the world - is steadily marching toward 20 years as one of the best reasons to come to New York in the summer. This year, the diverse Midtown International will present quality live theater PLUS a series of cutting-edge short works, children's theater, dance productions, one-person shows, cabaret, vaudeville & burlesque style entertainment. (more...)

Fresh from Google I/O, SPEECHLESS Returns to Public WorksFresh from Google I/O, SPEECHLESS Returns to Public Works
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2015

Following the wildly popular SPEECHLESS event at Google I/O, the show that revolutionizes PowerPoint presentations returns to the Mission District. At the famous developers' conference, 1,200 people packed a presentation room to watch four Google Executives try their hand at PowerPoint karaoke in a hilarious face-off engineered by SPEECHLESS. (more...)

2015 Mystery Writers Key West Fest to Feature Suspense/Mystery Authors, 8/14-162015 Mystery Writers Key West Fest to Feature Suspense/Mystery Authors, 8/14-16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

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The Performance Group (TPG) a Sponsor at 6th Annual Notes & Words BenefitThe Performance Group (TPG) a Sponsor at 6th Annual Notes & Words Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

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TAINTED CABARET to Return to The Folly, 7/14TAINTED CABARET to Return to The Folly, 7/14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

TAINTED CABARET, a well-renowned Burlesque and Variety show, returns to a new location. The Folly is a cross between a ship-captain's cabin and a burlesque house, and is primed and ready to host it's first nightlife show. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Rediscover Wonder at WONDERHEADS' LOON, Part of CoHo Productions' SummerfestBWW Reviews: Rediscover Wonder at WONDERHEADS' LOON, Part of CoHo Productions' Summerfest
by Krista Garver - Jun 28, 2015

Wow! That's what it feels like to watch LOON, a production by the WONDERHEADS that is part of CoHo Productions' Summerfest. (more...)

BMI Presents THE CHARACTER OF MUSICBMI Presents THE CHARACTER OF MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2015

Broadcast Music Inc.® (BMI®), a global leader in music rights management, and Krakower Poling PR will return to Comic-Con, to present “The Character of Music,” a classic Horror Panel, featuring composers Charles Bernstein (Nightmare on Elm Street), Harry Manfredini (Friday the 13th), Laura Karpman (Carrie), Richard Band (Re-Animator), Tyler Bates (Dawn of the Dead), Maurizio Guarini of Goblin (Suspiria), along with special guest actor Douglas Tait (Freddy vs. Jason). (more...)

Paradise Theatre to Present Family-Friendly Musicals for 2015-16 SeasonParadise Theatre to Present Family-Friendly Musicals for 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

"This season is going to be an adventure set to music," says Vicki Richards, Executive Artistic Director of Paradise Theatre, Gig Harbor's only live theater and performing arts education center, "as we launch an entire season of musicals along with our capital campaign, 'Act Local'.   (more...)

Las Vegas Comedy Institute Teams with Hollywood Bound Acting Academy at The StudioLas Vegas Comedy Institute Teams with Hollywood Bound Acting Academy at The Studio
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

Beginning July in Las Vegas, The Hollywood Bound Acting Academy will relocate and share space with The Las Vegas Comedy Institute to offer even more workshops and classes at The Studio in Las Vegas, NV. (more...)

The Urban Schools Collaborative Selects Quadrant 4's Brainchild Achiever! and Mechanics Applications Delivered on the Company's Cloud Based Digital Platform for Its SumThe Urban Schools Collaborative Selects Quadrant 4's Brainchild Achiever! and Mechanics Applications Delivered on the Company's Cloud Based Digital Platform for Its Sum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

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Don Lewis Barnhart to Host 'The Actor's Responsibility From a Directors Point of View'Don Lewis Barnhart to Host 'The Actor's Responsibility From a Directors Point of View'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

 Beginning July in Las Vegas, Don Barnhart, Sr, Director of such notable shows as Mork & Mindy, Full House and Saved by the Bell will offer an ongoing actors workshop at The Las Vegas Comedy Institute working with actors preparing them to take their performance to the next level. (more...)

DATURA4 to Release DEMON BLUES Album, 7/10DATURA4 to Release DEMON BLUES Album, 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

Hailing from Fremantle in Western Australia, Datura4 is the Brainchild of Dom Mariani (frontman of legendary Australian garage rockers The Stems and Power Pop favorites DM3) and Greg Hitchcock (former You Am I and one-time New Christs' guitarist). In 2011 they joined forces combining a shared passion for full-tilt boogie, psychedelic rock and progressive blues. (more...)

RISE OF THE USHER to Play Davenport Theatre, Begin. 7/14RISE OF THE USHER to Play Davenport Theatre, Begin. 7/14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

Rise of the Usher has elements of All About Eve as well as parallels to Shakespeare's Macbeth and Romeo and Juliet. The ambitious protagonist rises to the top of the usher anthill to achieve chief usher status. When she later transitions from her focus from career to romantic life, she learns about boldness from the heart versus ambition and realizes that different rules apply. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center to Present Evening with Judd Apatow and Lena DunhamFilm Society of Lincoln Center to Present Evening with Judd Apatow and Lena Dunham
by Movies News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

The Film Society of Lincoln Center presents I Found This Funny: The Comedy World of Judd Apatow, July 10-14. (more...)

Francesco Paladino Releases Comedy Album I'M TALKING TO MY MOTHERFrancesco Paladino Releases Comedy Album I'M TALKING TO MY MOTHER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2015

Masterful comedian, actor, online personality and all around funny bastard releases his first full length spoken word comedy album 'I'm Talking To My Mother' this June. The album will be available by way of just about every online media outlet including iTunes, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Tidal, Google Play and more. (more...)

DEEP LOVE: A GHOSTLY ROCK OPERA Set for NYMF, 7/17-24DEEP LOVE: A GHOSTLY ROCK OPERA Set for NYMF, 7/17-24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

New York: Deep Love: A Ghostly Rock Opera gets its NY premiere at this year's New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) in July. Deep Love: A Ghostly Rock Opera has music and lyrics by Ryan Hayes & Garrett Sherwood, book by Jon Peter Lewis, Ryan Hayes & Garrett Sherwood and will be co-directed by Jon Peter Lewis and Michael Rader, with musical direction by Ben Mathews and choreography by Ray Mercer. Deep Love: A Ghostly Rock Opera will play July 17 - July 24, 2015 at The Griffin Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street).  (more...)

KulturfestNYC, The Skivvies, Dawn Landes & More Headed for Joe's Pub, 6/17-28KulturfestNYC, The Skivvies, Dawn Landes & More Headed for Joe's Pub, 6/17-28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming nightly performances running June 17-28, 2015. Scroll down for details, or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows. (more...)

BRASS Festival Sets Full 2015 LineupBRASS Festival Sets Full 2015 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

From festival favourites and the anticipated to the totally unexpected BRASS 2015 is set to entertain audiences in a celebration of all things brass from classical and traditional brass sounds, to hip hop, poetry, photography, apps and cartoons. (more...)

R&B Band E-Life7 Debut CD 'Miked Up' Featured on This Week's Jazz NetworkR&B Band E-Life7 Debut CD 'Miked Up' Featured on This Week's Jazz Network
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

E-Life7 is the Brainchild of Ron Walker and Mike Pennick, who are long standing members of Buffalo Music Hall of Fame's recording artists 'The Exoutics'. Both decided it was time to explore their 'jazz alter egos' and discover what was hidden underneath the style of music they were so familiar composing throughout the years. (more...)

South Florida JAZZ Presents The Clayton Brothers Quintet in Concert 6/13South Florida JAZZ Presents The Clayton Brothers Quintet in Concert 6/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

South Florida JAZZ, the area's premier modern jazz organization, is excited to present The Clayton Brothers Quintet on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Louis Proud Releases 'So Many Promises'Louis Proud Releases 'So Many Promises'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2015

DJ and production wizard Louis Proud is back to form with another powerful release by the name of ?So Many Promises?. Remixed by the talented Bontan, ?So Many Promises? is part of Circus Recordings? ?Moments. Vol 1? compilation, which is now out on Beatport. (more...)

Photos: Philippine Stagers Foundation Accepts BroadwayWorld AwardsPhotos: Philippine Stagers Foundation Accepts BroadwayWorld Awards
by Oliver Oliveros - Apr 9, 2015

For theater is a collaborative artform, yours truly gestured the creative team, cast, and production crew of grassroots theater company Philippine Stagers Foundation's (PSF) latest work, 'Filipinas 1941,' to join me on stage, together with Atty. Vincent Tańada, the show's writer-director-lead actor, to collectively accept the 2014 BroadwayWorld Philippines Regional Award for Best Filipino Musical (New/Revival) at Hotel Benilde Maison De La Salle earlier last week. (more...)

Eric Coble's FAIRFIELD to Make World Premiere at Cleveland Play HouseEric Coble's FAIRFIELD to Make World Premiere at Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

Cleveland Play House's 99th season will draw to a close with an equal dose of hilarity and heart with the world premiere production of Fairfield. (more...)

InDent Watchcase: Less Tech, More TimeInDent Watchcase: Less Tech, More Time
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

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ulian Wasserman & Pete Kaltenburg Present 'Sweet Hard'ulian Wasserman & Pete Kaltenburg Present 'Sweet Hard'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

A collaborative effort between in-demand German DJs and Producers Julian Wasserman and Pete Kaltenburg, 'Sweet Hard' has now hit the shelves (more...)

MotorCity Casino Hotel to Welcome Frank Marino's DIVAS, 10/16MotorCity Casino Hotel to Welcome Frank Marino's DIVAS, 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

MotorCity Casino Hotel is proud to announce Frank Marino's “Divas” at Sound Board on Friday, October 16, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Chicago Artists Chorale to Perform at Athenaeum Theatre, 5/19Chicago Artists Chorale to Perform at Athenaeum Theatre, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

The Chicago Artists Chorale, a new group of more than 50 members from the area's professional arts community, will present the second concert of its inaugural season on May 19 at the Athenaeum Theatre. The performance will begin at 7:30pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: GALLIM DANCE Gets WeirdBWW Reviews: GALLIM DANCE Gets Weird
by Frances Steiner - Apr 21, 2015

Gallim can be translated from Hebrew to mean "heaps." It is appropriate that a performance from Gallim Dance brings heaps of physical movements and heaps of creative thought. Gallim Dance is the Brainchild Artistic Director and choreographer Andrea Miller. Miller's key innovation is remarkably imaginative movements with extreme physicality. Gallim Dance's DC premiere at The Landsburgh Theatre, co-produced by Washington Performing Arts and City Dance, thoroughly exemplified these ideas. (more...)

Walnut Street Theatre to Present SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE! JR., Begin. 5/29Walnut Street Theatre to Present SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE! JR., Begin. 5/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

Kids, along with their families and friends, will love Schoolhouse Rock Live! JR. The iconic Emmy Award-winning Saturday morning cartoon series comes to life at Walnut Street Theatre for Kids beginning May 29th. Young audience members will see how much fun learning can be. Due to popular demand, the Walnut has announced the production has been extended through June 6th. (more...)

4th Annual Jimmy the Greek's Maine Mall 5k Benefits Lyme Disease Awareness, 5/34th Annual Jimmy the Greek's Maine Mall 5k Benefits Lyme Disease Awareness, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

LymeBuddies (www.lymebuddies.com), the Brainchild of Amie Levasseur and Angela Coulombe, two 'moms from Maine', offers support to those affected by Lyme disease and holds events to help raise awareness about the disease. As reported by the CDC, there are more new cases of Lyme Disease in the US annually than Hepatitis, HIV, Colon Caner and Breast Cancer. Last year there were 300,000 new cases reported; that's 5,770 cases per week, or 822 cases per day! Prevention and early detection are the keys to overcoming the disease. Early symptoms of Lyme Disease include flu-like symptoms, swollen lymph nodes, headaches, fatigue, muscle and joint aches that make day-to-day functions such as going to work, looking after a family or doing regular housework very difficult and sometimes impossible. LymeBuddies co-founder Amie Levasseur says 'When people get diagnosed with a serious illness they usually get a lot of information, resources and follow up from their medical providers. With Lyme Disease, patients are often told they will be cured with a short round of antibiotics. But for those who miss early diagnosis and treatment, symptoms are much more aggressive and long term and patients end up feeling scared and alone looking for answers. We want to help bridge that gap. We aim to help guide people through prevention, education, advocacy, awareness and most importantly hope.' 'Keeping the conversation around Lyme going is crucial to continuing to raise awareness about the disease,' said Angela Coulombe, of LymeBuddies. 'We are extremely lucky that over the years we have developed a relationship within our communities to help provide information and support to those who need it. Keeping the topic out there, front and center, definitely helps the continuum in building awareness. We are also so thankful for those who give of their time to help make this event a fun, family-orientated event.' This year's event includes: Emcee - Sharon Rose Vaznis, WCSH6 Free pizza buffet post race Free music Join in the #LymeDiseaseChallenge and take a bite out of Lyme Free massages provided by HealthSource of Portland North Information about Lyme Disease from local groups/ MDs 4th Annual Jimmy the Greek's Maine Mall 5k for Lyme Disease Awareness information: Sunday, May 3, 2015, Race starts: 9:30am Race day registration opens at 7am, Jimmy the Greek's, 150 Philbrook Ave, South Portland, ME. Register here: http://baystateevents.com/Search/event.aspx?id=31213 More information here: http://www.lymerun.com About LymeBuddies: LymeBuddies was started by two Maine Moms who have both struggled with advanced Lyme Disease. We seek to provide information and support for Lyme Disease and other tick borne illnesses. Please visit www.lymebuddies.com for more info. (more...)

The Hollywood Allstars to Return to Bijou Theatre, 6/5The Hollywood Allstars to Return to Bijou Theatre, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Following their last two SOLD OUT Performances, The Bijou Theatre is very proud to announce the return of The Hollywood Allstars on Friday, June 5th at 8pm! Don't miss the chance to see this amazing act at their Annual Sold Out, Standing Room Only Show. Tickets start at $30 for theatre seats and $40 for table seating. (more...)

$12.6M Mixed-Use Development In Los Cabos' Hotel Zone Gets Funding Agreement from Capital Corp Merchant Banking$12.6M Mixed-Use Development In Los Cabos' Hotel Zone Gets Funding Agreement from Capital Corp Merchant Banking
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

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A Guide to Visitors Presents THE END OF THE TUNNEL- STORIES OF DARK TIMES, 4/21A Guide to Visitors Presents THE END OF THE TUNNEL- STORIES OF DARK TIMES, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2015

Seattle's premiere storytelling organization, A Guide to Visitors, presents a curated selection of real life stories. This month AGTV's theme is 'The End of the Tunnel - Stories of Dark Times.' Seattle based Playwright and Entertainer Kimball Allen shares the stage with other Seattle storytellers as he tells his story of overcoming adversity through perseverance at Theatre Off Jackson, April 21 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

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