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Kathryn Erbe and John Pankow to Star in TACT's NATURAL AFFECTION, 9/17-10/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2013

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for Natural Affection by William Inge, the first production of the company's 21st Season. Directed by TACT Co-Artistic Director Jenn Thompson, performances begin at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) on Tuesday, September 17, 2013. Opening night is set for Thursday, September 26 at 7:30pm. Performances will continue through October 26, 2013. (more...)

Grandma Launches Free Video-Call iPad App to Share Activities and Spend Time With Family
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

SAUSALITO, CA - ustyme, a free video-call app for iPad that creates shared experiences through quality content, like books and games, today announced its official launch in the Apple App Store. Turning screen time into 'us-time,' the app creates natural conversation around a shared activity and provides the context for spending time together. The company also announced $2 million in angel funding. ustyme is available for download on iPad generation 2 and newer, exclusively in the Apple App Store. (more...)

Kathryn Erbe and John Pankow Star in TACT's NATURAL AFFECTION, Now thru 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre presents Natural Affection by William Inge, the first production of the company's 21st Season. Directed by TACT Co-Artistic Director Jenn Thompson, performances begin at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) tonight, September 17, 2013. Opening night is set for Thursday, September 26 at 7:30pm. Performances will continue through October 26, 2013. (more...)

Mark McGrath to Host Second Season of truTV's KILLER KARAOKE
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

It's time for aspiring singers to start warming up their vocal cords - not to mention their courage. truTV is bringing back Killer Karaoke, the outrageous singing competition series that challenges contestants to sing a hit song while enduring the most hilarious and unexpected physical challenges imaginable. The man putting the singers through the ringer will be new host Mark McGrath (Don't Forget the Lyrics!, Extra). truTV has ordered eight additional episodes of Killer Karaoke, bringing its first-season total to 16. Production on the new episodes is set to begin in October in Los Angeles, with the series return slated for early 2014. (more...)

Avery Design Systems Announces UFS Host Controller UFSHCI Verification Solution
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2013

The new release of MIPI-Xactor allows design and verification engineers to quickly and extensively test the functionality of both UFSHCI-compliant host controllers and UFS devices. (more...)

Avery Design Systems Announces UFS Host Controller UFSHCI Verification Solution
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2013

The new release of MIPI-Xactor allows design and verification engineers to quickly and extensively test the functionality of both UFSHCI-compliant host controllers and UFS devices. (more...)

Raven Theatre to Present workshop of Eric Lane's FLOATING, 11/4-6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

Raven Theatre's new play development series, called [Working Title], will present a fully staged workshop production of Floating, by New York-based playwright Eric Lane, Monday, November 4 through Wednesday, November 6, 2013. Floating was named finalist at PlayPenn's New Play Conference, Multi-Stages New Works Contest and Berkshire Playwrights Lab. Curtain times for all three performances will be 7:30 pm. Rachel Edwards Harvith will direct. (more...)

Whisk Launches As The First Car Service App By New Yorkers, For New Yorkers
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

NEW YORK, Oct.28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Today, New Yorkers will have superior on-demand car service in the palms of their hands with the launch of Whisk (formerly known as Zypsee) now available on iOS and Android. After several months of operating in invitation-only beta with more than 5,000 users, Whisk's platform now gives all New Yorkers access to thousands of drivers, eliminating the uncertainty of finding a ride while maintaining prices comparable to yellow cabs. (more...)

District of Columbia Driver's Licenses and ID Cards Personalized on Datacard Group's Central Issuance Systems
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

Moving from over-the-counter (OTC) to a central issuance model, the District of Columbia's new driver's license and ID program will now be maintained through Marquis ID Systems (MIDS), a company that provides fully integrated solutions for the production of driver licenses and ID cards. Nearly 180,000 District of Columbia driver licenses and ID cards will be issued per year on Datacard Group's central issuance system. (more...)

Andrew Buckland to Bring LAUGH THE BUFFALO to Baxter Theatre, 16 Oct - 30 Nov
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2013

South African theatre legend Andrew Buckland and the Baxter Theatre Centre present the world premiere of Laugh The Buffalo, a new solo production from this internationally acclaimed theatre icon. It will be performed from 16 October until 30 November at 8.15 pm in the Golden Arrow Studio. (more...)

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. Announces 2013 Best of the Best Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc., the largest double drive-thru chain in the United States, honored its outstanding franchisees, employees and suppliers during the company's "Best of the Best" Awards Ceremony at its annual National Convention held at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel in Orlando from September 16-20, 2013. (more...)

Checkers/Rally's Selects CARDFREE's Merchant Commerce Platform to Launch 1st End-to-End Digital Solution
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

By leveraging the data tied to a user's master account, CARDFREE gives merchants the ability to engage customers based on individual behaviors and preferences. In addition to powering smart offers, gifting, and true surprise and delight rewards, CARDFREE also provides a digital stored value solution that's optimized for mobile. Checkers/Rally's will be the first customer to launch CARDFREE's stored value product. (more...)

JobApp Exceeds Growth Forecast in Q3 and Bolsters its Position as the Leader for Cloud-based Recruiting and Talent Management Systems for the Hourly and Decentralized Wor
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2013

DENVER, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ JobApp Plus, the leading cloud provider for Recruiting and Talent Management Systems for the hourly and decentralized workforce, today announced record revenue, annualized recurring revenue, and sales bookings growth of 230% year-over-year in Q3. With a significant increase in the number of stores utilizing the JobApp SaaS Human Resource platform, JobApp closed customer awards of 3,500 net new stores and 100,000 plus hourly W2's in Q3, further expanding it's market leadership position. (more...)

Dalmax.Net Updates Globally Acclaimed Dalmax Checkers for Android; Hailed by Users as "the Best Checkers Game Ever"
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2013

The nearly 2,500 Android users worldwide who have given Dalmax.Net's acclaimed Checkers game Dalmax Checkers a perfect 5-star rating on Google Play have reason to cheer, now that an updated version is available for them to enjoy. (more...)

Waseef Piekaan to Bring WRONGLY ACCUSED to Baxter Masambe Theatre, Begin. 18 Nov
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2013

Award-winning actor, singer and comedian Waseef Piekaan brings his latest comedy, Wrongly Accused, to the Baxter Masambe Theatre from 18 November to 18 January 2014. (more...)

JobApp CEO to Present at OASIS, the Premier Growth Equity and Venture Capital Conference for Senior-Level Investors and Top Executives from Technology Companies
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

DENVER, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ John P. Raeder, Jr., JobApp's CEO, will be giving an overview of the company's financial performance and growth strategy, product solutions, client case studies, and market opportunity at OASIS: The Montgomery Summit in Santa Monica, California. OASIS is an invitation-only event featuring top entrepreneurs and investors, senior-level media and technology executives, and leading industry visionaries. (more...)

MrFootage to Be the European Distributor for Action Sports Footage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

MrFootage, the leading online footage library, is the European distributor for action sports stock footage. The company provides hard to find stock footage of all kinds of sports. Footage in this genre is from air sports, equestrian sports, gymnastics, wrestling, water sports, Olympic sports and so on. (more...)

Synopsys Unveils Advanced Mixed-Signal Verification Initiative to Accelerate Regression Testing of Mixed-Signal SoCs
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

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Loukmaan Adams to Bring Solo Show to Baxter Concert Hall, 5-12 April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

One of Cape Town's favourite sons, Loukmaan Adams, presents his first solo show, My Wonderyears, for a limited season at the Baxter Concert Hall. It will be performed from 5 to 12 April at 8.15pm with an extra show at 12 noon on 12 April. (more...)

'A Little Piece of a Great Big Soul' Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's OF MICE AND MEN, Beginning Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 18, 2014

Directed by Tony Award-winner Anna D. Shapiro, the new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men begins performances tomorrow, Wednesday, March 19, 2014 and will officially open on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch interviews with the cast and get a sneak peek at the play below! (more...)

Rattlestick's ODE TO JOY Extends Through April 19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that following strong reviews, the world premiere of Ode to Joy, written and directed by Craig Lucas, will extend three weeks through Saturday, April 19 at the Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street. (more...)

Imbewu Trust Seeks South African Playwrights fro SCrIBE Script Writing Competition; Deadline Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

The SCrIBE Script Writing Competition is once again calling on all playwrights resident in South Africa and over the age of 21 to make submissions of new plays to the Imbewu Trust by 31 July 2013. The inaugural competition in 2012 was won by Gabriella Pinto. (more...)

Avery Design and BaySand Team to Deliver IP Solutions for TeneX Configurable SoC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

“Avery is excited to team with BaySand to promote a comprehensive and cohesive design IP and core-to-chip-level verification solution to fully leverage the unparalleled value propositions in NRE and time to market (TTM) of Tenex”, said Chris Browy, vice president of sales and marketing for Avery Design Systems. “Initially Avery VIP will be used to internally validate BaySand's IP portfolio using our robust models, protocol checking, and compliance testsuites. Tenex customers will benefit by using Avery VIP for their SoC verification based on shared goals and experience built up between Avery and BaySand.” (more...)

Final Draft, Inc. Launches Final Draft 9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Final Draft, Inc., makers of the top-selling screenplay software Final Draft, will introduce Final Draft 9 on January 6, 2014. Final Draft 9 retains all the industry standard development tools and features used by film, television, and theater writers the world over while setting new benchmarks in performance and ease-of-use. (more...)

Scoop: UNDERCOVER BOSS on CBS - Today, January 3, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jan 3, 2014

Get all the scoop on UNDERCOVER BOSS, airing on CBS tonight, January 3, 2014! (more...)

MD.com Launches Symptom Checker to Enhance Patient-Doctor Connection
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

MD.com today announces the launch of a Symptom Checker that moves beyond traditional symptom Checkers by connecting individuals with local doctors specializing in the conditions identified by the tool. The new product offers more than 135 decision guides for men, women, and children. The product was created by, and is licensed from, Harvard Medical School. (more...)

Kathryn Erbe & Arliss Howard to Star in Craig Lucas' ODE TO JOY at Rattlestick, Begin. 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that the world premiere of Ode to Joy, written and directed by Craig Lucas, will begin previews Wednesday, February 12 at the Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street. The opening night is set for Thursday, February 27. The cast features Kathryn Erbe ('Law & Order: Criminal Intent'), Roxanna Hope (Frost/Nixon) and Arliss Howard (Moneyball, Natural Born Killers). Ode to Joy is scheduled to run through Sunday, March 30. (more...)

Datalogic Teams with Digimarc to Dramatically Improve Checkout Scanning Speed
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Datalogic, a global leader in Automatic Data Capture and Industrial Automation markets and producer of bar code readers is proud to announce an exciting collaboration with Digimarc Corporation (DMRC). Datalogic has enabled its new Magellan 9800i multi-plane imaging scanner to detect and process Digimarc Barcodes. The fully integrated solution will significantly reduce checkout times for retailers, boosting the average number of items scanned per minute. This faster scanning improves margins for retailers and reduces checkout wait time for consumers. The companies will demonstrate their new technologies, including the newly unveiled Digimarc Barcode at the National Retail Federation's Annual Convention and EXPO (Retail's BIG Show) 2014. (more...)

First Chance for Cape Town to Catch Award-Winning Death of a Colonialist
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

For the first time, Cape Town audiences have the chance to see the multiple-award-winning Death of a Colonialist when the Baxter Theatre Centre presents the show in the Golden Arrow Studio. It will run from 31 January to 1 March. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Elizabeth Bunch and More to Star in World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's FOOL at Alley Theatre; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck, Fool. In Rebeck's new comedy, two kings get together and place a wager on their fools - a jester competition, and the funniest one gets to keep his head. Two evil minions have a lot to say about this, but not as much as the kitchen wench. And what's the queen been up to all night? A dramatical comical farcical tragical play about power, love and laughter, set in a medieval kitchen. Adult Language, Adult Situations, Beheadings. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CEREMONIES IN DARK OLD MEN Introduces Black History Month 2014 at Karamu
by Roy Berko - Feb 5, 2014

Karamu, the nation's oldest African-American theatre, opened its Black History month celebration with 'CEREMONIES IN DARK OLD MEN' by Lonne Elder III. The play and its author are both noted for their strong place in the reflections of Blacks in this country. (more...)

GAT signs premier strongman Robert Oberst.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Three damaged ribs two broken and one dislocated- were not enough to stop six-foot-eight-inch, four-hundred-pound Robert Oberst from winning his pro card. In 2012, after barely a year of preparation, the bearded 'mountain man' competed in the Europa American Strongman contest. During the car lift event, he damaged his ribs. He had four events to go. In severe pain and with duct tape wrapped around his torso to prevent further injury, he continued, ultimately winning his pro card and breaking the US log press record. Today, Robert signed with GAT, one of the fastest-growing sports nutrition brands in North America. (more...)

CARDFREE CEO Jon Squire Offers Insights on Apple Moving into Mobile Payments; What It Means for Merchants
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

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Swagnotes to Play Baxter, 14 - 15 Feb
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2014

Put on your sharp suits, shine up your shoes, there's an extra special Valentine's jol waiting for you. For two shows only, Waseef Piekaan presents Swagnotes, an elegant evening of music, comedy and entertainment featuring a star-studded programme. Swagnotes will be performed on 14 and 15 February in the Baxter Concert Hall at 8pm. (more...)

Digia announces major update to Qt Enterprise Embedded out-of-the-box embedded software development offering
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Qt Enterprise Embedded brings flexibility to embedded development allowing engineers to create beautiful, high-performing and modern UIs and applications with built-in productivity enhancing tools for fast, easy, fully-integrated embedded device application development. The pre-configured embedded development environment, pre-built Qt optimized software stack for immediate deployment to Qt Enterprise Embedded verified reference boards allows users to get up and running and have a working embedded project prototype from day one. It supports the key requirements for high performance with optimizable native C++ libraries and minimal footprint while providing a flexible, full-framework modular architecture to deliver unparalleled scalability. (more...)

JobApp Continues Impressive Strategic Execution and Market Share Growth in 2013 with Major Client Wins and Triple Digit Growth
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

DENVER, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ JobApp the leading cloud-based provider to recruit, hire, and manage the Service Industry's Hourly Workforce announced record 2013 results across every financial and operational metric. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Elizabeth Bunch and More Star in World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's FOOL at Alley Theatre, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Alley Theatre presents the world premiere of a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck, Fool. In Rebeck's new comedy, two kings get together and place a wager on their fools - a jester competition, and the funniest one gets to keep his head. Two evil minions have a lot to say about this, but not as much as the kitchen wench. And what's the queen been up to all night? A dramatical comical farcical tragical play about power, love and laughter, set in a medieval kitchen. Adult Language, Adult Situations, Beheadings. (more...)

World Premiere of John Kani's MISSING... Runs 27 Feb - 29 March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

A new South African love story and political thriller. Intrigue, deception and betrayal at the Baxter in the world premiere of John Kani's latest play, Missing ... (more...)

Kathryn Erbe & Arliss Howard Star in Craig Lucas' ODE TO JOY at Rattlestick, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that the world premiere of Ode to Joy, written and directed by Craig Lucas, will begin previews tonight, February 12 at the Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street. The opening night is set for Thursday, February 27. The cast features Kathryn Erbe ('Law & Order: Criminal Intent'), Roxanna Hope (Frost/Nixon) and Arliss Howard (Moneyball, Natural Born Killers). Ode to Joy is scheduled to run through Sunday, March 30. (more...)

Scoop: UNDERCOVER BOSS on CBS - Friday, December 27, 2013
by TV Scoop - Dec 5, 2013

Get all the scoop on UNDERCOVER BOSS, airing on CBS on Friday, December 27, 2013! (more...)

Wildbit Studio announces the release of Mind Master Sumo for iOS devices
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2013

Wildbit Studios starts the new year releasing Mind Master Sumo on iTunes App Store today. Mind Master Sumo is an original board game inspired by the classic Japanese tradition of Sumo. (more...)

Scoop: UNDERCOVER BOSS on CBS - Today, December 27, 2013
by TV Scoop - Dec 27, 2013

Get all the scoop on UNDERCOVER BOSS, airing on CBS tonight, December 27, 2013! (more...)

Scoop: UNDERCOVER BOSS on CBS - Friday, January 3, 2014
by TV Scoop - Dec 12, 2013

Get all the scoop on UNDERCOVER BOSS, airing on CBS on Friday, January 3, 2014! (more...)

Overstock.com Celebrates Ditka Jersey Retirement of Number 89, with 8.9 Percent Coupon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Overstock.com, Inc. (OSTK) is offering a special 8.9 percent discount from December 10 to December 11, 2013 to honor the retirement of Mike Ditka's football jersey, number 89. Hall of Famer Ditka is former head coach of the Chicago Bears and Overstock.com's current spokesperson. (more...)

SkillGamesBoard Cross-Platform Online Chess and Checkers Playground: Now Launched in Beta
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

LONDON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

New York Stage And Film, Vassar Set 30th Anniversary Season: 'BABYLON LINE,' THE LISTENER & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

New York Stage and Film and Vassar College, this summer celebrating the 30th year of their Powerhouse Theater collaboration, are pleased to announce the three new works that will be featured on the Mainstage during the 2014 Powerhouse Theater Season, running from June 20 to July 27 at Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, New York). Subscriptions go on sale May 7; full programming and ticket sale information will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Meet the Broadway Class of 2014- Spring Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 6, 2014

With Broadway's 2014 season now in full swing, there's a solid group of performers making their Broadway debuts this Spring. Meet all of the Great White Way's newest stars below, and be sure to let us know who you're most looking forward to seeing onstage! (more...)

Loukmaan Adams Brings Solo Show to Baxter Concert Hall, Now thru 12 April
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2014

One of Cape Town's favourite sons, Loukmaan Adams, presents his first solo show, My Wonderyears, for a limited season at the Baxter Concert Hall. It will be performed from today, 5 to 12 April at 8.15pm with an extra show at 12 noon on 12 April. (more...)

Richard Dresser's BELOW THE BELT to Open at Westbeth, 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Delving into the darkly absurd corners of corporate America and middle-man-purgatory, director Michael Sladek makes his NYC stage debut with a fresh production of Below the Belt by acclaimed playwright, Richard Dresser. Presented by Black Lodge Theater, the work will be staged in the old boiler room of the iconic Westbeth Center for the Arts. (more...)

Mentor Graphics Announces the Questa X-Value Verification Solution
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

WILSONVILLE, Ore., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Mentor Graphics Corp. (MENT), today announced availability of a new solution for X-value verification in register transfer level (RTL) and gate level designs. X-values are symbols that represent unknown voltage levels of signals in digital IC designs. The latest version of the Questa Verification Platform links simulation and formal verification capabilities to deliver complete X-value analysis and debug, which helps an IC design team avoid the risk of silicon and simulation failure. These new capabilities target both of the problematic effects of X-values that can lead to silicon bugs and wasted design effort: X-optimism and X-pessimism. (more...)

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