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1114 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA

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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...)

RE/MAX Realtor Sheila Weaver Announces Golden Mesa Set to Shine with...
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

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Saxon Set UK Tour Dates with FASTWAY and GIRLSCHOOL
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

NWOBHM icons Saxon have announced 10 dates for the UK leg of their upcoming Battering Ram World Tour. They will be joined by special guests Fastway and Girlschool for the much awaited shows, opening in Newcastle on 28th October. (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...)

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by BWW - May 29, 2016

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'70's Indie Film HESTER STREET to Be Adapted into Broadway Play with Music
by Movies News Desk - May 26, 2016

In a new interview with Indiewire, veteran film producer Ira Deutchman reveals that he plans to adapt Joan Silver's 1975 indie hit HESTER STREET to the Broadway stage, with help from producer Michael Rabinowitz. (more...)

Fish & Richardson Launches New Website to Support Next Generation Courtroom Experience
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

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BWW Review: 'Ladies and Gentlemen, Remember Jones!'
by Kevin Pollack - May 26, 2016

For those of you who don't know Remember Jones, you should now. The Brainchild of Remember Jones comes from New Jersey native (more...)

Noisey Premieres Kino Kimino Debut LP ft. Members of Sonic Youth
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

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 released June 3 (more...)

Art Walk America App Linking 25 Million Americans To Launch July 4th
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

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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...)

OctoInsight's Layer8 technology helps rebranded company surge
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

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Summer Stages: Our Top Seven Picks For Summer Theatre
by Frank Benge - Jun 7, 2016

With a host of summer offerings in Austin, here are the Austin Editorial staff's Top Seven Picks for summer theatre excitement: (more...)

Amy Engelhardt Returning to Don't Tell Mama, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

Award-winning vocalist, songwriter, arranger and composer/lyricist Amy Engelhardt returns to Don't Tell Mama for an encore presentation of her solo show June 20 at 3PM. 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, Not Gonna Be Pretty ("A rare and intelligent edge in wordsmithery..." - Metroland Magazine). (more...)

Academy Award-nominated Actor Djimon Hounsou named Orbis Africa Continental Ambassador
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

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BWW Interview: Michael Falzon of SWING ON THIS! at Sydney Theatre Royal
by Brodie Paparella - Jun 6, 2016

He's played everyone, from Galileo Figaro in We Will Rock You, to the titular character of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. He's also earned a stellar reputation both here and overseas a soloist in his own right. In fact it's hard to find anyone in the performance industry who doesn't admire the talent, work ethic and congeniality of Michael Falzon. I found myself thoroughly charmed in a chat with him about his Brainchild Swing On This that has had more comebacks than Farnham! And with good reason as I discovered. (more...)

Lauren Singerman, Sasha Kaye to Launch New Webseries, PRECIOUS CARGO, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

NEW YORK CITY - (June 1, 2016) - The absurd stories of tutors who prepare Manhattan's wealthiest children for the competitive world of private school admissions are at the center of the new web series, 'Precious Cargo.'  Premiering the first of seven episodes on June 13, 'Precious Cargo' follows the trials and tribulations of a pair of sisters as they attempt to fulfill their big city dreams while balancing the alternate universe of the affluent and dysfunctional families for whom they work.  (more...)

Summer Stages: No Rest for the Opera Crowd in the Northeast This Summer
by Richard Sasanow - Jun 21, 2016

Although the solstice doesn't officially appear for another week or so, the summer opera clock is already ticking. There's a plethora of performances going on all over New York City, in addition to interesting, entertaining and fascinating productions that are just a hop, skip and jump away. Among them: Lincoln Center's Lincoln Center Festival and Mostly Mozart and On Site Opera's West Village venue, to the more bucolic realms of Bard SummerScape in Dutchess County (NY) for Mascagni and Caramoor in Katonah (NY) for Rossini and Beethoven. (more...)

Tacoma Little Theatre to Host Benefit Reading of THE LARAMIE PROJECT, 6/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

The Tacoma theater community is coming together to support the victims of the Orlando massacre with a special one night only staged reading of The Laramie Project on Sunday, June 26th at 7:30pm. The event will be held at Tacoma Little Theatre. The Brainchild of Rachel Fitzgerald, this benefit came from a simple question. 'What can I do?' (more...)

Twisted Cherries: Maraschino Cherries Infused With Alcohol Put An Adult Twist On Nostalgia
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

It's so simple, yet unique. Twisted Cherries are colossal maraschino cherries infused with alcohol, and are a great way to reimagine your favorite drinks or desserts. (more...)

Nick Perdomo of Perdomo Cigars Featured on Cigar Advisor Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

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Kino Kimino x Son Of Stan: 'Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover' Cover
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

Kino Kimino is the Brainchild of Kim Talon who plugged in with Lee Ranaldo and Steve Shelley of Sonic Youth. The ten sweetly serrated, sometimes volatile, post-punk songs on debut album Bait Is for Sissies were released June 3 (more...)

Hollywood Scribbler Theatre to Present Final Hollywood Fringe PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION SHORTS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

Los Angeles based Hollywood Scribbler Theatre closes out Presidential Election Shorts, timely and smart short comedies poking fun at American politics and politicians from 1776 to the Present with two final performances Friday, June 17 at 4 p.m. and Monday, June 20 at 8 p.m.at The Lounge Theatre Santa Monica Blvd Los Angeles, CA. Tickets are $15.  (more...)

Lionsgate, Saban & nWay Team for New POWER RANGERS Mobile Game
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

The pop culture phenomenon Saban's Power Rangers will soon be reimagined as a real time multiplayer mobile action game as announced today in partnership by Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, Saban Brand (more...)

Cartridge World Unveils New Mobile App, PrintWorld, at International Franchise Expo June 16-18 in New York City
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

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BWW Review: THE LOBSTER is a Quirky, Surreal Satire
by Natalie de la Garza - Jun 12, 2016

The premise of THE LOBSTER is mesmerizing: In a society where relationships are valued over all else, the unpartnered have forty-five days to find a new mate or they will be transformed into an animal of their choice. (more...)

BWW Review: Breezy Date Night Fare VACANCY Prods Existentialist Metatheatrical Daydreams
by David Fick - Jun 10, 2016

An independently produced fringe theatre piece, VACANCY prompts two BroadwayWorld South Africa reviews in one article. (more...)

Fountain Hills Theatre Celebrates 30th Anniversary with 30 YEARS- THE SHOW!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2016

In celebration of its thirtieth anniversary, Fountain Hills Theater is opening its 2016-17 season with 30 Years - The Show!  a high-energy musical retrospective of  Fountain Hills Theater's extraordinary 30 year history. Begun as the Brainchild of Sandi McGee in 1986, FHT has since grown into one of the most respected and highest award-winning non-professional theaters in the Valley under the leadership of Val Stasik and the dedicated staff. Author and director Peter J. Hill, promises that this exciting, multi-media musical production will showcase - however briefly - at least one song from each of the over 100 musicals presented by FHT since they began.   Huge shows like Cats, Miss Saigon and The Producers, as well as smaller productions like Fantasticks, I Do, I Do and even the half-dozen world premier musicals will be represented.  Thirty of FHT audiences' favorite performers are returning to recreatesome of their finest roles, including Alex Gonzalez, Patrick Russo and Noel Irick. (more...)

Wag!'s Dog for President Campaign Has Top Celebrities Competing to Have Their Pooches be Top Dog
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

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HOAX Premieres This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

HOAX, an experiential theatre production and second collaboration between Baltimore based playwright Annelise Montone and actor/magician Brian M. Kehoe, will premiere in July 2016 with tickets on sale July 1st.  Mr. Kehoe plays the role of notorious con artist, Maxwell Fink, whose recent reformation (prompted by demonic influence) has scared him into "coming clean" and spilling the secrets of some of the most famous hoaxes, cons and scams of history.  But does Mr. Fink's not-so-lovely assistant, Sarah Swanson, also wish to "educate the doubting public"?  Or is there something more sinister at work? (more...)

TNT & TBS Renew Original Series ANIMAL KINGDOM, ANGIE TRIBECA & More
by TV News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Turner's powerhouse media brands TBS and TNT have renewed three original series currently airing on the networks: the critically acclaimed TNT drama Animal Kingdom, the new TBS series Wrecked and the hit TBS comedy Angie Tribeca. (more...)

Immersive SPEAKEASY DOLLHOUSE: THE BLOODY BEGINNING to Return to Weylin
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Transporting audiences to an era of mobsters, moonshine, and murder, one of the city's most unique, interactive, and surreal theatre experiences returns at Weylin, the newly restored Williamsburg Savings Bank landmark building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (more...)

Figgers F1 Cellular Phone Will Reduce Accidents Caused by Texting and Driving
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

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BWW Review: iLUMINATE Does Much More Than Just Light Up
by Bob Rizzo - Jul 26, 2016

In iLuminate you're transported on a thrill seeking yet mind-boggling ride. The energetic nine-member troupe is full of expert dancers who dance full-throttle the entire show. Their unified razor-sharp work is worthy of the precision of the Radio City Rockettes. (more...)

New Children's Book, RALPH FLIES THE COOP is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

BRATTLEBORO, Vt., July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ The book, titled Ralph Flies the Coop, is the Brainchild of Vermont-based author/illustrator team, Jaimie Scanlon and Ellen Tumavicus, and aims to teach children about broadening their horizons through travel, intercultural experience, and foreign-language learning. It will be released in hardcover in September by Green Writers Press. (more...)

Kino Kimino Drops John Waters-esque 'Passion' Video w/ Stereogum
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

Receiving accolades from Pitchfork, FADER, Noisey, SPIN, Impose and more, the debut Kino Kimino album Bait Is for Sissies was released June 3 on Wavves' label Ghost Ramp. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - Maddy Anholt
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 1, 2016

BWW speaks to Maddy Anholt about her 2016 Edinburgh Fringe show 'Rent Girl'. (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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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...)

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