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Kingswood Partners With Perkbox to Further Staff Engagement and Happiness
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

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Glidewell Laboratories Releases Latest Issue of Dental Implant Magazine Inclusive
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

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Announcing the Winners of Pittsburgh CLO's 2016 Gene Kelly Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2016

A sold-out crowd gathered at the Benedum Center as Pittsburgh CLO honored Allegheny County's finest high school performers at the 26th Annual Pittsburgh CLO Gene Kelly Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theater on Saturday, May 28, 2016.  (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for May 30-June 5, Featuring Laura Michelle Kelly, Barrett Foa, and More!
by Louisa Brady - May 29, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Laura Michelle Kelly at 54 Below; New Musicals at 54: Funked Up Fairy Tales by Kirsten Childs; The Songs of Carner & Gregor; Barrett Foa: Grin and Barrett; and 54 Sings How to Succeed. (more...)

The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Named Official Charity Partner of the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon, 11/6
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) was named an Official Charity Partner of the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon, it was announced today by New York City Regional Chapter Manager, Kitty Silverman. The race will take place on Sunday, November 6, 2016. (more...)

Versy 'King Of Interests' Challenges You To Capture The Crown
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

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Adele, Justin Bieber Among Winners of 2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS; Full List
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2016

The “2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS” hosted by hip-hop artist and actor Ludacris, and TV host and international music sensation Ciara, was a must-watch night of show-stopping musical performances and exclusive television premieres from today's hottest artists. (more...)

Photo Flash: Playhouse Square Announces Winners of THE DAZZLE AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

With the aim of inspiring performance and recognizing the importance of musical theater and arts education in Northeast Ohio high schools, Playhouse Square proudly held its inaugural Dazzle Awards ceremony on Saturday, May 21. The Dazzle Awards are affiliated with the National High School Musical Theatre Awards ("The Jimmy Awards") presented by The Broadway League Foundation. (more...)

RuPaul Crowns America's Next Drag Superstar in 'DRAG RACE' Season 8 Finale
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2016

After a season filled with gag-worthy challenges, ferocious runway looks, and cutthroat competitors, Bob The Drag Queen has been crowned the winner of Logo's RUPAUL's DRAG RACE season 8. (more...)

Theater Project Receives NEA Grant
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

The award-winning professional company The Theater Project has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to produce the musical Crowns at its home base in Maplewood's Burgdorff Center for the Arts. Tickets, group rates and information are available at www.thetheaterproject.org. (more...)

NJPAC to Host Richard Nader's 27th Annual Summer Doo Wop Concert, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) is proud to present for the first time Richard Nader's 27th Annual Summer Doo Wop Concert. The Doo Wop stellar line up includes Charlie Thomas' DRIFTERS 'Save the Last Dance for Me' 'Under the Boardwalk', THE DUPREES 'You Belong To Me' 'Have You Heard', LOU CHRISTIE 'Lightnin' Strikes' 'Two Faces Have', SHIRLEY ALSTON REEVES, The original lead of THE SHIRELLES 'Soldier Boy' 'Mama Said', Jay Siegel's TOKENS'The Lion Sleeps Tonight' 'Portrait of My Love', Tommy Mara and THE CRESTS '16 Candles' 'The Angels Listened In' and special Guest LADD VANCE son of KENNY VANCE. This will be an afternoon of classic Doo Wop and 1950s rock 'n' roll at it's very best on Sunday, June 5th, 2016 at 3PM. Be sure to reserve your tickets at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722). (more...)

Finalists Announced for 2016 Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Broadway In Chicago has announced the 24 finalists and nominations for Best Production and Grosh Award for Best Scenic Design for the fifth annual Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards. (more...)

Ann Harada and More Set for FUNKED UP FAIRY TALES as Part of New Musicals at 54
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

The NEW MUSICALS AT 54 series will present FUNKED UP FAIRY TALES by Kirsten Childs at Feinstein's/54 Below on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. (more...)

Vans Crowns John P. Stevens High School Winner of the 2016 Vans Custom Culture Design Competition
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

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Local 2016 National High School Musical Theatre Award Nominees Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

The Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of the Arts announces the 2016 nominees for the annual National High School Musical Theatre Awards, also known as the Jimmy Awards. Representing the Orlando area are rising high school seniors Emma Heistand of West Orange High School and Tony Moreno of Trinity Preparatory School. The pair will travel to New York City for a week-long intensive alongside other nominees from across the country in preparation for a performance showcase, presented by The Broadway League Foundation, on June 27, 2016 at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre. (more...)

Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards Winners Announced
by Marianka Swain - Jun 7, 2016

In celebration of outstanding achievement in high school musical theater performances, Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce the award recipients of the Fifth Annual Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards: Jack Cahill-Lemme of Park Ridge, IL (Main South High School) as BEST ACTOR for his portrayal of Edward Bloom in BIG FISH and Cecilia Trippiedi of Orland Park, IL (Carl Sandburg High School) as BEST ACTRESS for her portrayal of Eliza Doolittle in MY FAIR LADY. Jack and Cecilia will represent the state of Illinois at The Jimmy Awards in New York on June 27, 2016. (more...)

Broadway In Chicago Announces the Winners of the Fifth Annual Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

In celebration of outstanding achievement in high school musical theater performances, Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce the award recipients of the Fifth Annual Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards: Jack Cahill-Lemme of Park Ridge, IL (Main South High School) as BEST ACTOR for his portrayal of Edward Bloom in BIG FISH and Cecilia Trippiedi of Orland Park, IL (Carl Sandburg High School) as BEST ACTRESS for her portrayal of Eliza Doolittle in MY FAIR LADY. Jack and Cecilia will represent the state of Illinois at The Jimmy Awards in New York on June 27, 2016. (more...)

Jim Caruso, Billy Stritch & More Set for First Dallas Cabaret Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

Denise Lee Onstage and Fair Park Dallas have set the stage for the first-ever Dallas Cabaret Festival, July 28-30, 2016. (more...)

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Welcomes New Literary Director
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has announced Amrita Ramanan as their new Director of Literary Development and Dramaturgy. She succeeds Lue Morgan Douthit, who has moved into the directorship of the Festival's Play on! program.  (more...)

Check Out Quotables from TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, Week of 6/20
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Below, check out quotables from NBC's 'THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON' June 20-24: (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Winners J.R. Heckman and Kate Klika Talk the 2016 DAZZLE AWARDS
by Stage Tube - Jun 23, 2016

With the aim of inspiring performance and recognizing the importance of musical theater and arts education in Northeast Ohio high schools, Playhouse Square proudly held its inaugural Dazzle Awards ceremony on Saturday, May 21. The Dazzle Awards are affiliated with the National High School Musical Theatre Awards ('The Jimmy Awards') presented by The Broadway League Foundation.   (more...)

Single Tickets to Arizona Theatre Company's 50th Anniversary Season on Sale in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

Single tickets for Arizona Theatre Company's upcoming 50th anniversary season of six of the finest contemporary and classic American theatre productions at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe, go on sale beginning Monday, July 25. (more...)

Sony Pictures' 'Ghostbusters' Offers First-Ever Front And Rear-Facing Lens On Snapchat
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

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Sony's GHOSTBUSTERS Offers First-Ever Front & Rear-Facing Lens on Snapchat
by Movies News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

For the first time ever, Snapchatters can use both the front and rear cameras of their phones with a new type of Lens as millions of users become true GHOSTBUSTERS on the popular digital platform. (more...)

Writers Theatre Extends Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, announces a one-week extension to Company, featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth. The production is directed by William Brown. Company features original orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick, Orchestral Reductions by Ian Weinberger, music direction by Tom Vendafreddo and choreography by Brock Clawson. The show, originally slated to run through July 31, 2016, will add an additional week, through August 7, in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. (more...)

Kyle Selig, Ron Bohmer, Kerry O'Malley and More to Look to the Stars in OCTOBER SKY at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team of the West Coast premiere of OCTOBER SKY, which will blast off the Globe's 2016-2017 Season with a tale of boys, rockets, and big dreams. (more...)

Second Stage Uptown Extends Lucy Teitler's ENGAGEMENTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Second Stage Theatre 2016 Uptown Series' production of ENGAGEMENTS has been extended by one week and will now play through Saturday, August 20. (more...)

Tickets on Sale This Friday for CHEERS LIVE ON STAGE in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Broadway In Chicago, Stageworks Media and TROIKA Entertainment have announced that tickets for CHEERS LIVE ON STAGE will go on sale to the general public on Friday, July 22. (more...)

Andre DeShields' CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P. Heads to Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Dennis Zacek and Grippo Stage Co., Inc., will present CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P., written and performed by Andre De Shields, and directed by Samuel G. Roberson and Dennis Zacek. The cast also includes Kim Lawson and Donica Lynn. CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P. runs August 25, 26 and 27, 2016 at 8pm at Victory Gardens Theater, located at 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. (more...)

Shakespeare's War of the Roses Saga to Continue with HENRY V at the Theater at Monmouth
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

William Shakespeare's HENRY V opens at the Theater at Monmouth Friday, July 22nd at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Drury Lane Theatre Launches Cabaret Series with LEADING LADIES OF CHICAGO THEATRE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Drury Lane Theatre premieres The Cabaret Room at Drury Lane with Leading Ladies of Chicago Theatre, a two-night event that gives audiences exclusive access to some of Chicago's top talent in an intimate setting. (more...)

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS OF PERFORMING ARTS' Finals Show Set for 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

The 20th Annual World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA) Finals Show and Live Webcast will be held Friday, July 15, with a Pre-show at 6:30 PM. Finals Show 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Terrace Theater - Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center. The WCOPA Finals Show brings together the best of the best singers, dancers, actors, musicians and models from more than 50 countries. Hundreds of performers vie for the championship Crowns, industry recognition and $450,000 in scholarships! (more...)

Winter Jam Tour to Stop at Boise's Taco Bell Arena This November
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

The mega Winter Jam Tour Spectacular is set to return to the West Coast in November with GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriters Matthew West and Crowder leading an all-star lineup. (more...)

Matthew West and Crowder to Headline All-Star Winter Jam West
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

The mega Winter Jam Tour Spectacular is set to return to the West Coast in November with GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriters Matthew West and Crowder leading an all-star lineup. The world's largest annual Christian music tour, Winter Jam will hit 10 major arenas from Los Angeles to Phoenix, featuring Britt Nicole, RED, Mandisa, NewSong, KB/Tedashii and evangelist Tony Nolan. In addition, the Pre-Jam Party is slated to showcase OBB, Sarah Reeves and Steven Malcolm. (more...)

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by BWW - Aug 7, 2016

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MAN IN THE RING to Make World Premiere at the Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, presents the World Premiere of Man in the Ring by Michael Cristofer, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. (more...)

Fancy a Shave? The Human Race Theatre Company to Stage SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

he Human Race kicks off its 2016-2017 Eichelberger Loft Season with the smash hit Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street - A Musical Thriller. Created by the Tony Award winning team by Stephen Sondheim (music and lyrics) and Hugh Wheeler (book) and based on an adaptation by Christopher Bond, this masterpiece of suspense invites audiences to attend the tale of Sweeney Todd. (more...)

New Music Series: Musical Sojourn at the Kraine Theater & Under St. Marks Theater NYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

This monthly music series is being introduced and hosted by Horsetrade productions and music event producer Salli Squitieri bringing both up and coming and renowned performing artists of all genres from near and far to these two historically rich funky chic unique east village flavored theatres. (more...)

Broadway in Chicago Sets Deadlines for 2017 Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to invite high schools across the state of Illinois to participate in the Sixth Annual Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards. The Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards celebrate excellence in high school theatre throughout the State of Illinois. (more...)

'Donny Trumpet Goes to the Election' Ebook is Released
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ After four years of running Birdland, it's time for Black Bird to retire. Candidates flock to take his place, including the yuge yellow bird Donny Trumpetand his presidency could have disastrous results for Birdland. That's the premise behind the new illustrated e-book Donny Trumpet Goes to the Election: The Story of a Yuge Yellow Bird, released this week by author and illustrator Nazan Saatci (ISBN 978-0-9976506-1-7, Fairy Hill Publishing, LLC, $9.99 for Kindle). (more...)

The Yard to Present Malpaso Dance Company This August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Malpaso Dance Company returns in 2016 to the scene of their overwhelming, standing- room-only triumph in the 2015 YARD ARTS season with two (2) new and different programs - 1) a sparkling repertory of Cuban and American works on Tuesday, August 16th at the MVPAC in Oak Bluffs (at 7 PM); and 2) a work in progress, Dreaming of Lions, based on Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea," developed in part in a Yard 2016 Offshore Creation Residency, on Thursday, August 18th, at The Yard's Patricia Nanon Theater (2 performances, at 11 AM and 8 PM). (more...)

Skylight Music Theatre Presents Milwaukee Premiere of VIOLET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

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Broadway Stars Set for Special Showcase THE JOINT at TNC's Dream Up Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Evelyn must follow her dreams ... by leaving her family. Come down for some hot times with THE JOINT at Theatre for The New City's Dream Up Festival this September. (more...)

Fitbit Partners With New York Road Runners to Train for the TCS New York City Marathon
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Fitbit (NYSE: FIT), the leader in the connected health and fitness market, today announced a two-year partnership with New York Road Runners designed to provide runners of all levels with relevant data, inspiration and guidance to reach their goals at the TCS New York City Marathon. The association between Fitbit, the first-ever official fitness tracker partner of the race, and the largest marathon in the world, extends beyond race day, encouraging runners to participate in enriching community-building activities and to use Fitbit's platform of activity trackers and mobile tools to perform at their personal best. (more...)

Anna Deavere Smith's 'NOTES FROM THE FIELD' Sets Opening at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Just announced, Second Stage Theatre's New York Premiere production of NOTES FROM THE FIELD: DOING TIME IN EDUCATION, the latest work created, written and performed by groundbreaking theatre artist Anna Deavere Smith with music composed and performed by Marcus Shelby and directed by Leonard Foglia, will open on November 2, 2016 at the Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). Previews will begin on October 15. (more...)

Raul Mendez, Hannia Guillen, Priscilla Lopez and More to Lead Nilo Cruz's BATHING IN MOONLIGHT World Premiere at McCarter Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

When Father Monroe discovers that Marcela and her Cuban-American family are struggling, he offers a warmth and kindness unlike anything Marcela has ever experienced. Small acts of generosity blossom into love as the lines between vocation and passion begin to blur. McCarter Theatre Center Artistic Director Emily Mann and playwright Nilo Cruz reunite for the first time since the Pulitzer Prize-winning Anna in the Tropics with this lyrical new play about falling in love and finding a place to call home. (more...)

Andre De Shields' New Work CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P. Comes to Victory Gardens This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Dennis Zacek and Grippo Stage Co., Inc., will present Confessions of a P.I.M.P., written and performed by Andre De Shields, and directed by Samuel G. Roberson and Dennis Zacek. The cast also includes Kimberly Lawson and Donica Lynn. Confessions of a P.I.M.P. runs August 26, 27 at 8pm and August 28 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, located at 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. (more...)

PBS & BBC to Team on TV Adaptation of Tony-Nominated Play KING CHARLES III
by TV News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Masterpiece on PBS and the BBC are teaming on a television adaption of the Tony-nominated play KING CHARLES III. (more...)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Acquires Rare Nepalese Crown from Barbara Levy Kipper
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that collector Barbara Levy Kipper has donated to the Museum an extraordinarily rare Nepalese ritual crown in gilt copper, dating from the late 13th or 14th century. Such Crowns are worn by Nepalese Vajracarya priests who perform Vajrayana Buddhist ceremonies on behalf of devotees. (more...)

FOOD NETWORK STAR Crowns Season 12 Winner
by TV News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

FOOD NETWORK STAR concluded Sunday, July 31st with Tregaye Fraser named the season 12 winner. Chef Fraser of Atlanta, a seasoned chef who likes to twist old-fashioned recipes with her own unique flair, competed against 12 of the most talented culinary hopefuls from around the country (more...)

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