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New Musicals QUESTION 1 and DUMB LUCK Get Readings with TRU Voices
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series, on January 23 & 30 at 7pm at St. Luke's Theatre, 308 W. 46th Street, NYC 10036. A 'Dollars and Sense' talkback on the future development of the presented works will be held after each performance. (more...)

Marcus Lemones Searches for THE PARTNER in All-New CNBC Series Premiering 2/28
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

CNBC today announced the ten finalists participating in THE PARTNER, the all-new series featuring Marcus Lemonis –the renowned investor, entrepreneur, and host of CNBC's hit show “The Profit.” Premiering Tuesday, February 28 at 10pm ET/PT, the five episode series follows Lemonis as he searches for the perfect partner to help him manage the fast-growing portfolio of businesses he's acquired. In the end, one candidate will receive the opportunity of a lifetime: a half-million dollar contract, an equity stake, and the chance to help Lemonis manage his empire. Watch trailer: http://bit.ly/2hSdBLO (more...)

Project Grand Slam to Perform at Ashford & Simpson's Sugar Bar This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Robert Miller's acclaimed Project Grand Slam will perform at Ashford & Simpson's Sugar Bar in New York on January 6th. (more...)

Broadway Bound Theatre Festival 'Where Playwrights Take Center Stage' Reinvents the NYC Festival Scene
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

'The only curated theatre festival dedicated to transforming playwrights into producers', Broadway Bound Theatre Festival has been founded in response to the current NYC theatre festival experience which can feel more like a crash course in production than an opportunity for creative development. (more...)

1MORE Announces Release Of The New 'Quad Driver' In-Ear Headphones During The Consumer Electronics Show
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

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Voting Opens Today for 4th Annual Adoption at the Movies Awards
by Movies News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

The Fourth Annual Adoption at the Movies Awards are coming on February 21, 2017.  Nominees will be announced to the public on Adoption at the Movies' website and social media.  (more...)

Artists Rise Up Los Angeles to Present E PLURIBUS UNUM: OUT OF MANY, ONE for National Month of Outrage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

On the last day of the National Month of Outrage: Theatre Artists Unite, ARTISTS RISE UP LOS ANGELES presents a very special benefit evening, E PLURIBUS UNUM: OUT OF MANY, ONE, a collection of short plays and scenes, music, dance, spoken word, art installations and multi-media presentations in reaction to the 2016 presidential election. (more...)

Broadway Vet Alice Ripley to Hit Vegas This Spring at The Space
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

For those who appreciate the glitz and glamour of Broadway, The Space (3460 Cavaretta Court, Las Vegas) announces a limited two-night engagement featuring multi-award winning actress, singer and songwriter Alice Ripley in 'Ripley Reflects' on Friday, April 14 and Saturday, April 15 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Katie Melua, Collabro & Josh Widdicombe Join Forces for 'SYMFUNNY NO. 2' at Royal Albert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Parkinson's UK have announced that multimillion selling and award-winning recording artist Katie Melua will be performing alongside the world's most successful musical theatre group Collabro and comedian Josh Widdicombe at the Royal Albert Hall as part of Parkinson's UK presents: Symfunny No. 2 on April 19. (more...)

TrainingInTheBay.com Connects Tampa Bay Residents with Top Fitness Professionals
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ In a launch timed perfectly for the new year, Training in the Bay went live, and experts say that the Tampa Bay fitness scene has never been more accessible. The website, which makes it easier for locals to discover health resources based on their locations and interests, is designed to offer a superior solution for those trying to stay in shape. It also has substantial potential to bolster the region's thriving fitness business ecosystem. (more...)

BWW Review: THE HARD PROBLEM at Studio Theatre
by Jenny Minich - Jan 18, 2017

The Hard Problem is the Brainchild of Czechoslovakian-born British playwright Sir Tom Stoppard. Contrary to all scientific intelligence, Hilary clings to the mysterious. In the spirit of the scientific method, the audience must as: but why? As Dramaturg Lauren Halvorsen notes so concisely, “the tension between knowledge and mystery pervades the play.” (more...)

Redraw Keyboard, the Android Keyboard that Could, Passes 5 Million...
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

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Vegas' Most Entertaining Couples to Appear in LOVE LETTERS at The Space 2/10 - 214
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Grab your loved one and get your romance on with the Pulitzer Prize-nominated play by A.R. Gurney, "Love Letters."  Featuring five couples from the Las Vegas entertainment community, "Love Letters" is the first play to debut at The Space (3460 Cavaretta Court), the new community-driven, charity-based arts complex that opened on Jan. 5 in Las Vegas.  "Love Letters" is presented as a limited, five-day engagement Feb. 10 - Feb. 14, 2017.   (more...)

The More Please Orchestra Return with THE BEARD OF PARADISE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

The enigmatic, fabled underground magic realist anti-supergroup of psycho-sexual funk, diabolical disco and free range rock'n mayhem known as The More Please Orchestra have announced details of their annual, bearded get together at the Metro Theatre on Friday, 10 February 2017. (more...)

All-Female, All-Norwegian Brass Ensemble tenThing to Tour U.S. This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Ten-piece, all-female, all-Norwegian brass ensemble tenThing, lead by trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth, will make their first tour the U.S. in March 2017, bringing its acclaimed blend of musicianship and showmanship to South Dakota, Minnesota, California, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York and Indiana. (more...)

Kino Kimino to Kick Off March to Washington Tour; Debut LP Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Kino Kimino is the Brainchild of Kim Talon who plugged in with Lee Ranaldo and Steve Shelley of Sonic Youth to record the ten sweetly serrated, sometimes volatile, post-punk songs on debut album Bait Is for Sissies. The album was produced by John Agnello (Kurt Vile, Dinosaur Jr., Hop Along) and released on Wavves' label Ghost Ramp to accolades from Pitchfork, FADER, Noisey and more. (more...)

UK Premiere of War-Time Gay Love Story YANK! to Play Hope Mill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

A moving gay love story set in World War Two is the latest collaboration between a leading London-based theatre production company and one of Manchester's newest arts venues. (more...)

32nd Santa Barbara International Film Festival Releases 2017 Program
by Movies News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), presented by UGG®, announced today the highly-anticipated lineup for the 32nd edition, which will run February 1st to February 11th, 2017. (more...)

UK Premiere Of War-time Love Story YANK! To Open 2017 Season For Theatrical Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

???????A moving love story set in World War Two will start the 2017 season in the latest collaboration between a leading London-based theatre production company and one of Manchester's newest arts venues. (more...)

XTC 2017 Touches Down at CES 2017 - Meet the Finalists Heading to Branson's Necker Island
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

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Chicago Dancers United Announces Leadership News
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Chicago Dancers United (CDU), which mobilizes Chicago's dance community by raising funds through dance, announces changes to its administrative and board leadership and the date for its 26th annual Dance for Life Chicago benefit performance at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University: August 19, 2017. (more...)

BWW Preview: KINGS OF KOBE in Hell's Kitchen for Imaginative Hot Dogs & Burgers
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Hell's Kitchen will beckon the city's hot dog and hamburger enthusiasts with the opening of Kings of Kobe at 790 9th Avenue (between 52nd and 53rd Streets). (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Season Three of TBS's ANGIE TRIBECA, Premiering 4/10
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The world called, and Angie has answered with the most magnificent, masterful and moving third season of TBS's ANGIE TRIBECA yet. (more...)

BWW Review: SHLONG SONG Has Cojones at 18th and Union
by Amelia Reynolds - Feb 7, 2017

The most common subject in comedy is sex. But Woody Shticks (Brainchild of Noah Duffy and star of 18th and Union's 'Shlong Song') is not just a comedian, he's a dynamic storyteller. It's a man talking about his sexual journey. At times, it's heartbreaking. At other times, it's fantastic. Either way, you'll laugh along with him. (more...)

Campy Cult Musical 'RACHAEL LILY ROSENBLOOM...' to Return in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The papers called it 'the first intentionally campy musical in Broadway history' and 'Broadway's first disco musical,' but Paul Jabara's Rachael Lily Rosenbloom... and don't you ever forget it! packed her bags after only 7 previews at the Broadhurst in 1973. (more...)

PopUP Theatrics to Go INSIDE with Immserive Show at St. John the Divine
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

PopUP Theatrics' new immersive theatre experience 'Inside,' in which two audience members at a time witness the same events and are fed divergent and contradictory stories about what they are seeing, begins regular monthly performances at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue, beginning Tuesday March 14. (more...)

Orb Events Reveals First Taste of 2017 New Brighton Seaside Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Orb Events has announced a taste of what you can expect from their brand-new attraction for Spring 2017 - the New Brighton Seaside Festival! (more...)

The Chan Centre presents Noche Flamenca's ANTIGONA, A Fierce Union of Flamenco and Greek Tragedy
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Noche Flamenca'sAntigona, their critically-acclaimed work fusing flamenco and Greek tragedy, March 12 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Adapted from Sophocles' Antigone, and starring Bessie-award winner Soledad Barrio as the lead, Antigona looks at repression, heroism and loss in a fiery, multi-media spectacle. (more...)

XBAR Fitness Launches Social Media Contest
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Today, the creators of XBAR Fitness, a revolutionary full-body workout system, announces its social media contest campaign in support of its latest Kickstarter endeavor, XBAR|FLYT. Fans of the fitness brand will have the opportunity to win one of ten XBAR prizes, designed by snowboard legend, Damian Sanders, by signing up via XBAR Fitness' official page. (more...)

Blue C United's Matt Harris Wins Prestigious Award at The One Moto Show
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

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VIVALDIANNO – CITY OF MIRRORS Comes to London Eventim Apollo
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Three dimensional visual effects, modern audio technology, a superb lightshow and the Baroque genius of Antonio Vivaldi's music informs this dazzling live experience 'Vivaldianno - City of Mirrors', the Brainchild of Czech composer Michal Dvo?ak.   Dvo?ak virtually reconstructs Vivaldi's classic compositions - including The Four Seasons -  and puts 25 musicians and a 3D musical onstage to combine Vivaldi's music with the latest technology.   (more...)

Tove Lo To Join Coldplay For North American Tour. Lady Wood Tour Underway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Critically acclaimed, Grammy®-nominated multi-platinum recording artist Tove Lo, who has surpassed Spotify's 1 billion-stream plateau, is set to join internationally renowned British rockers Coldplay on their forthcoming North American Tour this fall (more...)

Actor Dean Cameron Brings His Hilarious Creation, THE NIGERIAN SPAM SCAM, to The Space
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

We've all received the email…you know, the one with a Nigerian prince and/or diplomat begging for help and needing a bank account for upwards of $100 million.  While most of us hit delete, writer and performer Dean Cameron did something about it.  It's this humorous creation of the popular email con, "The Nigerian Spam Scam Scam," that makes its way to The Space (3460 Cavaretta Court) for a three-performance engagement onFriday, March 31 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, April 1 at 7 and 10 p.m.  Produced by Mark Shunock and Brandon Ellyson, "The Nigerian Spam Scam Scam" is on sale now online at www.thespacelv.com.  (more...)

Mile Square Theatre to Present Sarah Weber Gallo's THE MAGIC HOUR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Mile Square Theatre (MST), Hudson County's premiere professional theatre company, presents Sarah Weber Gallo/dancetheatre's The Magic Hour from March 2 to March 5, 2017.  Performances will be held at the Mile Square Theatre located at 1400 Clinton Street (at 14th Street) in Hoboken, NJ. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Artists Rise Up Los Angeles's E PLURIBUS UNUM: OUT OF MANY, ONE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

On the last day of the National Month of Outrage: Theatre Artists Unite, ARTISTS RISE UP LOS ANGELES presented a very special benefit evening, E PLURIBUS UNUM: OUT OF MANY, ONE, a collection of short plays and scenes, music, dance, spoken word, art installations and multi-media presentations in reaction to the 2016 presidential election. BroadwayWorld brings you a look at the performance below! (more...)

PEZ Candy, Inc. & Saban Brands Launch Iconic Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Line
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

PEZ Candy, Inc. announced today the latest addition to its product line with the introduction of Power Rangers PEZ. The initial assortment will include characters from the iconic Mighty Morphin Power Rangers including Jason the Red Ranger, Kimberly the Pink Ranger and Zack the Black Ranger. (more...)

2017 San Francisco International Arts Festival Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

The 2017 San Francisco International Arts Festival will feature a brilliant 11 day program co-presented with, and held exclusively at, the Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture. (more...)

Mix & Mingle With the Cast of THE COLOR PURPLE to Benefit On Broadway Performing Arts Training Program
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Join Broadway's Tony Award-winning cast of THE COLOR PURPLE at The Long Room on December 27th for an after-show talk back and Mix & Mingle. (more...)

SaraSolo Festival 2017 Returns to Sarasota for Third Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The 2017 SaraSolo Festival, the third annual celebration of theatre and solo artists returns to Sarasota over two weekends, January 28 & 29 and February 4 & 5, 2017. As one of Sarasota's newest and most exciting arts festivals, performances are again at Sarasota's Pioneer Park historic site venue, the Crocker Memorial Church, 1260 12th Street, Sarasota FL 34236. (more...)

North/South Chamber Orchestra Welcomes the New Year
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The North/South Chamber Orchestra welcomes the New Year on Sunday afternoon January 8 performing a free-admission concert featuring four cheerful and dynamic works by living American composers. (more...)

Yo-Yo Ma to Promote Artistic Development at Youth Music Culture Guangdong
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

January 7, 2017 will mark the much-anticipated opening of Youth Music Culture Guangdong (YMCG), a new 2-week-long, annual cultural event bringing together young musicians for musical training, artistic appreciation, and cultural exchange. (more...)

Dumpstaphunk, Henhouse NYE, Bawdy Stories, Dirtwire and More at Martyrs'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

See what's going on this week at Martys'! (more...)

North/South Chamber Orchestra Announces New Year's Eve Celebration, 1/8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

The North/South Chamber Orchestra welcomes the New Year on Sunday afternoon January 8 performing a free-admission concert featuring four cheerful and dynamic works by living American composers. (more...)

Happy New Year Toronto! North America's #1 Downloaded Restaurant Payment App is coming to Toronto in 2017!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

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Robert Miller's Project Grand Slam Sets January 6th Performance in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Robert Miller's acclaimed Project Grand Slam will perform at Ashford & Simpson's Sugar Bar in New York on January 6th. (more...)

7th Annual Company Creation Festival Opens 1/18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Company Creation Festival, Son of Semele's popular showcase for new works developed by unconventional methodologies, returns to the Son of Semele Theater January 18 to February 12, 2017. Curated by Son of Semele, the annual festival promotes boundary-pushing LA theater artists by providing them with free performance space and marketing support. (more...)

'InsideOut' Concerts to Return with Park Avenue Chamber Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

The new initiative's record-breaking debut last season points a way forward for Music Director David Bernard; February 4th concert will also premiere new edition of Stravinsky's 'The Firebird'. (more...)

Cultural Council of Palm Beach County Presents 15 SURFBOARDS BY 15 SHAPERS Through 1/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County hosted more than 525 members and friends to the two opening weekend receptions for the world premiere of a major exhibition by West Palm Beach-based photojournalist and fine art photographer Tony Arruza: 15 Surfboards by 15 Shapers. (more...)

BWW Review: MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER at the Music Center at Strathmore
by Elliot Lanes - Dec 14, 2016

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The Actors' Hub Delivers NIDA and WAAPA Success
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

IN JUST four years, The Actors' Hub has become a success story - with several students from its training program accepted into the National Institute of Dramatic Art and WA Academy of Performing Arts. (more...)

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