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Laura Daleo Release New Vampire Fantasy Novel THE VOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Finals are over, and twenty-year-old Claire Matthews can hardly wait to begin summer break until... she arrives home to an army of police swarming her parents' front lawn. Detective Reynolds delivers the dreadful news that the man and woman inside the home are dead, and Claire is forced to identify their mummified bloodless bodies. Her world comes to a grinding halt when she learns that it is her mother and father who are the deceased, and her younger brother, JJ, is nowhere to be found. The predator accused... a vampire. Claire is no stranger to vampires; in fact, these days' vamps are a Dime a Dozen. One-hundred-thirty years ago a vow was made, combining the two worlds. A vampire's survival no longer required a human sacrifice. Vampire Centers were created, offering human blood through transfusion; yet, why were her parents bled dry? Why now? What changed? Could a rogue vampire be responsible? Was it possible vampires, Nate and Parker, JJ's best friends, suddenly hungered for human blood? 'The Vow' is available in both print and ebook formats. Book Description: 'The Vow' By Laura Daleo Publisher: Story Bound Publishing Published: August 2016 ISBN: 978-0997846102 ASIN: B01KGI59H4 Pages: 238 Genre: Dark Fantasy, Vampire Fantasy About The Author: Laura Daleo was born and raised in San Diego, California where she majored in Fine Arts at Mesa College. She is best known for her love of animals and shares her home with three humorous Basset Hounds, Stuart, Morgan, and Dexter, her toughest critics. Laura has held positions in several industries, Restaurant, Telecom, Biotech, Research, and Retail. A creative writing class in junior high sparked her desire to tell stories. Throughout Laura's professional career, she crafted her writing skills by taking courses and by joining a writer's critique group and Writers Digest. She enjoys anything paranormal or urban fantasy related and writes in both genres for adults. Contact Information: Laura Daleo Email: laura.d.daleo (at) gmail.com Website: http://www.lauradaleo.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AutLauraDaleo Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorLauraDaleo/ (more...)

BWW Review: Wicked Good WICKED at PPAC
by Andria Tieman - Sep 23, 2016

The musical WICKED is officially 12 years old, but it isn't showing its age in the slightest.  If anything, in the current political climate, the far away Land of OZ feels more real than ever, and the political issues that drive Elphaba to become The Wicked Witch, draw a spooky parallel with current news stories.  That's not to say that this show is all doom and gloom, but rather just an incredibly smart prequel to the much-loved Wizard of Oz with some of the catchiest and most powerful songs ever.  Marry an excellent story with a phenomenally talented cast, fantastic sets and a powerful orchestra and you have a production that continues to amaze even through multiple viewings.  The national tour of Wicked has resulted in nearly 17 million people watching this show, and it's a pretty safe bet that most of those people would like to see it again. (more...)

Investigation Discovery to Premiere BEAUTY QUEEN MURDERS, 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

The first season of BEAUTY QUEEN MURDERS premieres Tuesday, October 1 at 10/9c only on Investigation Discovery. (more...)

Jason Dove of SocialCentiv Says Social Media Can Help Businesses Make An Impact
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

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BWW Reviews: Logan's Concept Makes SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE More Than Just a Revue
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 21, 2012

Thanks to the sparkling, imaginative Studio Tenn revival of Smokey Joe's Cafe-the Tony Award-nominated musical revue that collects some 39 (although a couple were cut, so we'll place the number at 37 for this production) of those terrific Leiber and Stoller songs into one smooth, entertaining package- you can revel in the music and set your feet to tapping out the rhythms of your life... (more...)

Sylvester Stallone Says Andy Karl 'Has What It Takes' to Play ROCKY on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

Cutting straight to the punch, Sylvester Stallone, who helped cast Andy Karl as Rocky Balboa in the upcoming Rocky musical on Broadway, raved about the star in a recent interview with the Associated Press. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 18, 2015
by - Oct 18, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Trailer for Kevin Smith's ALTER EGOS
by - Oct 16, 2012

Kevin Smith is currently raising funds in order to to distribute his all-new indie version of the super-hero genre, ALTER EGOS. Check out the first official trailer for the flick below! (more...)

NBC Announces Cast of ALL-STAR CELEBRITY APPRENTICE
by TV News Desk - Oct 12, 2012

NBC has announced the cast of the upcoming CELEBRITY APPRENTICE ALL-STAR season. The fourteen returning contestants, who were revealed on NBC's Today show this morning, includes former winner Bret Michaels (more...)

Investigation Discovery Premieres BEAUTY QUEEN MURDERS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

The first season of BEAUTY QUEEN MURDERS premieres tonight, October 1 at 10/9c only on Investigation Discovery. (more...)

BWW CD Reviews: Idina Menzel's HOLIDAY WISHES is Splendidly Mirthful
by David Clarke - Nov 5, 2014

In 2003, she sang "I Saw Three Ships" on BROADWAY'S GREATEST GIFTS: CAROLS FOR A CURE, VOLUME V, and left her fans longing for a Christmas/holiday album. Finally, in 2014 our holiday wishes came true when Warner Brother's Records released her mirthfully charming HOLIDAY WISHES. (more...)

BWW Interviews: DONNY OSMOND Talks Broadway, Vegas and New Christmas Tour
by Kathy Strain - Nov 27, 2013

In December, Donny and Marie are embarking on a tour to celebrate the season of Christmas and to share many aspects their Vegas show with many all over the country. I caught up with Donny as he was preparing to depart for the tour and asked him about the tour, Vegas and what it's like to be Donny Osmond. (more...)

'Innovation Simulation' Powered by Computer Sim Trains Future Innovators
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2015

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Current Economic Outlook Fails To Dampen the Spirits of Members of the Class of 2012
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 21, 2012

Among them (according to The National Center for Education Statistics, some 1,781,000 students at the bachelor's degree level will graduate as part of the Class of 2012), of course, are a fresh crop of would-be actors, directors, stage managers, playwrights, designers, critics and others who hope to parlay that degree in theater into some semblance of a career that will pay them a living wage and foster their future growth and continued devotion to their chosen field. (more...)

Top Mobile Apps Honored for May 2016 by 10 Best App
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

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BWW Review: Cute & Charming DIXIE SWIM CLUB is Bubbly Fun
by David Clarke - Mar 9, 2013

Comedies about Southern women talking are a Dime a Dozen. Most audiences cling to Robert Harling's STEEL MAGNOLIAS, imbued with healthy doses of both comedy and drama, as the quintessential Southern women play. However, Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten's DIXIE SWIM CLUB may start giving Robert Harling some competition. (more...)

BWW Review: DEATH OF A SALESMAN is Unapologetic and Unafraid at Austin Playhouse
by Scott Shipman - Mar 6, 2017

With the current production of this show at Austin Playhouse the company requires, or even demands, that the audience leave the theater with a multitude of thoughts whirling in their mind. I left the theater in two minds about what I have seen. There were elements and moments that viscerally affected me and gave me a multitude of things to think about, and there were also moments that just as noticeably didn't land for me, and that gave me a multitude of things to think about too. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MOON OVER BUFFALO is High on Slapstick but Low on Laughs
by Jeff Davis - Mar 31, 2013

Actress Maureen O'Hara once said, "Comedy is difficult, especially slapstick. The trick is to have fun while you're performing it." As much as I love Ms. O'Hara, there seem to be a few tricks she's ignored. Though it's clear that the cast of City Theatre's current production of Moon Over Buffalo is having fun, they are unable to make Ken Ludwig's mediocre screwball comedy take off. While pratfalls are a Dime a Dozen, laughs seem hard to come by. (more...)

BWW Reviews: KID VICTORY Haunts at Signature Theatre
by Jennifer Perry - Mar 1, 2015

Let's just get right to it. There's a lot to like about much anticipated world premiere of John Kander and Greg Pierce's 'Kid Victory' at Signature Theatre. (more...)

Jerry Springer Returns for New Season of Investigation Discovery's TABLOID Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jun 6, 2015

Investigation Discovery invites viewers to indulge in a new season of the guilty pleasure series, TABLOID, premiering tonight, June 6 at 10/9c. (more...)

Small Press Releases THE BLOGGER'S SURVIVAL GUIDE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2013

The possibilities on the web are truly limitless with blogging platforms and easy online plugin systems that allow users to customize and create just about any type of website they wish to have. Many parent bloggers have taken this to the next level, by branding themselves and earning money through blogging. Wayman Publishing and the authors of 'The Blogger's Survival Guide,' are proud sponsors of an upcoming blogfest that will feature these inspiring parent bloggers and offer them a chance at publication. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CHLAMYDIA DELL'ARTE Brings Sex-Ed to Montreal Fringe
by Meghan Pearson - Jun 18, 2014

Unlike your high school sex-ed classes, Chlamydia dell'Arte is a sex-ed class you can actually laugh through. This adorable two-person comedy, written and performed by Meghann Williams and Gigi Naglak is creating quite the buzz for itself at Montreal's Fringe Festival. (more...)

Crowdsourcing And Sharing Employee Content Digitally Helps Companies Define Brands And Recruit Talent
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

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Review Roundup: Public Theater's VENICE
by Review Roundups - Jun 14, 2013

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BWW Interview: LiveArts in Charlottesville Explores DEATH OF A SALESMAN, Pulitzer Prize Winning American Drama
by Jeffrey Walker - Jun 1, 2017

Charlottesville-based LiveArts, one of central Virginia's premiere volunteer theatre companies, is taking on DEATH OF A SALESMAN, placing it in their intimate Gibson Theatre space to once again throw a spotlight on Willy's tattered American dream, running through June 4, 2017. (more...)

Gordie at 1,740! Las Vegas Entertainer to Host 'Gold Carpet' at The Golden Nugget, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

?Anniversary events for shows in Las Vegas are a Dime a Dozen, but for entertainer Gordie Brown, they are ideal for amassing family, friends, and fans, if only to have an excuse to throw a party. The longtime Las Vegas headliner will celebrate "Gordie at 1,740" on Thursday, August 20 at The Golden Nugget Las Vegas. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SummerStock Austin Presents Tuneful, Joyous BREMEN TOWN MUSICIANS
by Jeff Davis - Jul 27, 2013

Theatrical shows for children are a Dime a Dozen, but children's theater productions that can also please adults are as rare and unique as the musically inclined animals in The Bremen Town Musicians. The exuberant musical-one of SummerStock Austin's three offerings currently playing in repertory at The Long Center-is a fantastic, enjoyable production for kids and adults. This is as good as children's theater gets. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Qurrat Ann Kadwani's THEY CALL ME Q at Capital Fringe is One to Remember
by Jennifer Perry - Jul 22, 2013

In some rare cases, a decision to share tales of one's past can give the audience a theatrical experience that it will remember far after the last bow. Qurrat Ann Kadwani's solo piece 'They Call Me Q' is one of those shows. (more...)

SCERA Presents Valentine's Jazz Concert with Gold Standard
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Wander into Maxwell's East Coast Eatery in Salt Lake City any Wednesday night and the odds are excellent you will hear the mellow jazz sounds of Gold Standard, an experienced Utah trio that bridges the gap between old school jazz, soul and electronic music. (more...)

The Players' Ring Presents DEATH OF A SALESMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

The Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by Arthur Miller is being produced for the first time at The Players' Ring in Portsmouth, directed by Dan Stowell and Kaitlyn Huwe. The two previously directed 12 Angry Men at The Players Ring in 2012. The cast includes Will MacDonald as Willy Loman, Pamela Battin-Sacks as Linda Loman, Mark Tuomanen as Biff and Cullen DeLangie as Happy. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Murderous Fun Comes to Austin with IT COULD BE ANY ONE OF US
by Jeff Davis - Feb 9, 2013

Though murder mysteries are a Dime a Dozen, mysteries this fun are not. It Could be Any One of Us is an absolute joy and a fantastic parody that pays reverence to the mystery genre as it simultaneously rips it to shreds with its witty script and flawless performances. This much fun should be deadly. (more...)

InDepth InterView: Blythe Danner Talks NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, FOCKERS, Broadway, Hollywood & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 16, 2013

Today we are talking to a notable presence on Broadway and in Hollywood who has appeared in countless celebrated entities - ranging from her Tony Award-winning work in BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE and in the original cast of Harold Pinter's BETRAYAL on Broadway along with dozens of other credits; to starring in feature films like THE PRINCE OF TIDES with Barbra Streisand, and, perhaps most famously the MEET THE FOCKERS franchise; to her newest star turn to date, that of featured player in the hit original Gershwin revue NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT - the elegant and accomplished Blythe Danner. Discussing various roles in a number of wide-ranging projects that she has taken on over the course of her idiosyncratic career thus far - such as memorable turns in four Woody Allen films (HUSBANDS & WIVES, ALICE, CRIMES & MISDEMEANORS and ANOTHER WOMAN) and the classic movie musical adaptation of 1776 all the way to her most recent work with Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller and the Fockers clan in the FOCKERS films as well as THE LUCKY ONE with Zac Efron, DETACHMENT with Adrien Brody, TV pilots and much more. Additionally, Danner shares memories of appearing in the 2001 revival of Stephen Sondheim & James Goldman's FOLLIES, as well as appearing on WILL & GRACE with recent InDepth InterView participant Eric McCormack. Most importantly, she offers her thoughts on NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT as an entertainment experience, Gershwin music in general, her co-stars Matthew Broderick and Kelli O'Hara, choreographer and director Kathleen Marshall as well as what drew her to the hit revue in the first place. All of that, working on one of 2012's most memorable films, DETACHMENT, collaborating with Ryan Murphy and Jonathan Groff on the daring (if ultimately unsuccessful) pilot for PRETTY/HANDSOME, thoughts on her daughter, Gwyneth Paltrow's Emmy-winning work on Glee and much, much more awaits in this career-spanning conversation! (more...)

Leading Online Lifestyle and Disease Management Company SelfHelpWorks Releases Mindfulness App
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

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BWW Review: THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY - A Dazzling Debut
by Lynn Beaver - Feb 14, 2017

Texas State University Musical Theatre Department has long been an exemplary program, but with the debut of THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY, they move into the realm of the best professional companies around. (more...)

BWW CD Reviews: Broadway Records' A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN (Original Broadway Cast Recording) Rocks with Indomitable Vivacity
by David Clarke - Feb 11, 2014

It seems that jukebox musicals made to appeal to my parents' generation are a Dime a Dozen these days. However, there is something truly special about Randy Johnson's A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN. His intimate theatrical portrait of the Queen of Rock from Port Arthur, Texas spent three sold-out years on the road before opening to rave reviews and enthusiastic crowds at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre on October 10, 2013. Even though the show just closed on February 9, its magic and energy has been preserved by Broadway Records on A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN (Original Broadway Cast Recording). (more...)

BWW Reviews: World Premiere of JUDGE JACKIE JUSTICE at the Pittsburgh CLO Cabaret
by Greg Kerestan - Feb 10, 2014

All rise for the world premiere of a new, semi-interactive musical comedy! Does Jackie's case hold up, or is it overturned? (more...)

Review Roundup: First International Production of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2015

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group (ATEG) brings the first international production of the book-to-stage adaptation of Robert James Waller's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY to Manila. The production premiered on November 20, and will run until December 6, at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium (4/F RCBC Plaza, Ayala Ave. cor. Gil Puyat Ave., Makati City). (more...)

My Austin 2013-2014 Season Wish List: The Plays
by Jeff Davis - Dec 26, 2012

As 2012 comes to a close, many Austin theater companies are putting together their 2013-2014 season. Given the incredible talent in this town and the large number of daring, courageous theater groups in the Austin area, here are my picks for 13 plays that I'd love to see produced in the 2013-2014 season. (more...)

ZenithMart is Out to Revolutionize Online Electronics, Computers, Jewelry and General Merchandise Shopping
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

Online retail outlets that promise big and deliver little are a Dime a Dozen. All too often, consumers who want high-quality products, competitive pricing and exceptional service find themselves gravely disappointed – wanting more, but never getting it. (more...)

BWW CD Reviews: John Schneider and Tom Wopat's HOME FOR CHRISTMAS Will Make Your Christmas Bright
by David Clarke - Dec 22, 2014

It seems like Christmas albums are truly a Dime a Dozen. Everyone has one, and most of them get relegated to the $4.99 bins at Target, Best Buy, and Wal-Mart the season after they come out. Fortunately for consumers, John Schneider and Tom Wopat have released HOME FOR CHRISTMAS, a Christmas album that is sure to become a staple in the holiday collection of any discerning music lover. With snazzy, jazzy arrangements, the electric duo is bringing back 'The Rat Pack' aura for our Holiday enjoyment. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

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New Season of Science Channel's NASA'S UNEXPLAINED FILES Premieres Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

NASA'S UNEXPLAINED FILES returns Today, August 30 at 9PM to dive deeper into the archives of the world's top space agency along with other firsthand accounts to reveal confounding mysteries from outer space. (more...)

New Season of Science Channel's NASA'S UNEXPLAINED FILES Premieres 8/30
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

NASA'S UNEXPLAINED FILES returns Tuesday, August 30 at 9PM to dive deeper into the archives of the world's top space agency along with other firsthand accounts to reveal confounding mysteries from outer space. (more...)

Gordie at 1,740! Las Vegas Entertainer Hosts 'Gold Carpet' at The Golden Nugget Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

?Anniversary events for shows in Las Vegas are a Dime a Dozen, but for entertainer Gordie Brown, they are ideal for amassing family, friends, and fans, if only to have an excuse to throw a party. The longtime Las Vegas headliner will celebrate 'Gordie at 1,740' tonight, August 20 at The Golden Nugget Las Vegas. (more...)

The Sextones Team w/ Emmy Award Winners for Live Music Video of 'How Could I Have Known'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

With the emergence of services like YouTube, music videos have become a dime-a-dozen. While the DIY-spirit brings us a lot buried treasures, over-saturation and low quality can make it difficult to find the videos worth spending your time watching. (more...)

Guest Blog: When Theatre Married Bollywood
by Guest Blogger: Sohaila Kapur - Apr 28, 2017

Theatre in India borrows heavily from folk stories and legends, which are given a contemporary twist. The messages contained in these classics are considered timeless and universal, just as Shakespear's works are regarded in the west. But there is another source from which our theatre borrows ...particularly theatre in North India, and that is Bollywood. It is common practice today to include original songs and dances from popular cinema or a slightly changed version to dodge the copyright act. Adding to this melee are the Indianised versions of Shakespear's plays, some of them commissioned by the Globe Theatre, Britain, that narrate the story through a Bollywood style song and dance routine. (more...)

Jerry Springer to Return for New Season of Investigation Discovery's TABLOID, 6/6
by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Investigation Discovery invites viewers to indulge in a new season of the guilty pleasure series, TABLOID, premiering Saturday, June 6 at 10/9c. (more...)

Psychology Website Names 30 Most Prominent Psychologists on Twitter
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ A new article on BestPsychologyDegrees.com features the most outstanding psychologists in the social media stratosphere of Twitter. In the article, '30 Most Prominent Psychologists on Twitter,' author Alice Lipscombe-Southwell counts the number of followers to arrange the tweeting psychologists in order of rank. The new article represents an addition to the Best Psychology Degrees web guide, which is a free source of information about psychology degree programs and career preparation. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Enjoy a Luxurious (and Chocolate-Covered) Vacation at the Hotel Hershey
by Marakay Rogers - Apr 10, 2014

The hotel named for its chocolate-industry founder boasts everything from gourmet cuisine to falconry, with a top-rated spa and top-notch service as well (more...)

BWW Reviews: 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL is a Toe-Tapping Good Time
by David Clarke - Apr 1, 2013

Adaptations of feature films to stage musicals are a Dime a Dozen these days. However, if you want to get a Texas audience excited really quickly, tell them you're doing a musical based on the 1980 film 9 to 5 and that Dolly Parton has written the music and lyrics for the musical you're doing. You'll see a twinkle in the eye and a seat sold. Add in Patricia Resnick's book based on the film's screenplay, fantastic community talent from the Pearland area, and throw it all together inside a great space, and you've got a production of 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL that is truly worth seeing. (more...)

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