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VIDEO: Paige Davis Stars in MISS ABIGAIL'S GUIDE TO DATING, MATING, & MARRIAGE at CLO Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO has announced the cast of the Pittsburgh premiere of Off-Broadway sensation, MISS ABIGAIL'S GUIDE TO DATING, MATING, & MARRIAGE, May 11-August 13 at the CLO Cabaret. (more...)

BWW Review: FINDING NEVERLAND National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center
by Jeffrey Kare - May 24, 2017

BWW Review: FINDING NEVERLAND National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center (more...)

Boulder Canyon' Takes Traditional BBQ Potato Chips To New, Tastier Level With Introduction Of Mesquite Barbeque Coconut Oil Variety
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Boulder Canyon Authentic Foods, the nation's fastest-growing, minimally-processed kettle chip brand 1, continues to redefine the snack food aisle by reimagining classic flavors using high quality, clean food ingredients. The latest is an up-to-date take on the traditional barbeque potato chip flavor called Coconut Oil Mesquite Barbeque, made with premium potatoes that are kettle-cooked in small batches using better-for-you coconut oil. The result is an extra crunchy, less oily snack experience that features up to 30 percent less fat than traditional potato chips and far fewer ingredients. (more...)

Unilever Ice Cream Sweetens 2017 with New Frozen Treats
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Unilever, the world's largest ice cream company, is introducing 16 new frozen treats in 2017 across five of its brands: Breyers ; Good Humor ; Klondike ; MAGNUM Ice Cream; and Popsicle . New offerings include Breyers first-ever, non-dairy line made with almond milk; a new Simply Popsicle line made with colors and flavors from natural sources and more options that appeal to a variety of tastes and preferences from Good Humor , Klondike and MAGNUM Ice Cream. The new treats are currently available in grocery stores nationwide. (more...)

TJL Productions & My Music Present Johnny Mathis in WONDERFUL! WONDERFUL!
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

On June 10th, TJL Productions' MY MUSIC series will present WONDERFUL! WONDERFUL!, a concert performance film starring singer and musical legend Johnny Mathis. (more...)

Mars Chocolate North America And Wrigley Unveil Over 30 New Product Innovations
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

At the National Confectioners Association (NCA) Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago this week, industry leaders Mars Chocolate North America and Wrigley will share a unified vision of driving growth for customers through three key areas: product innovations, effective activations and selling strategies. Taking center stage at the trade show are several new flavor extensions to consumers' favorite brands, including: Extra Chewy Mints, 5 Gum Mega Packs, M&M'S Caramel Chocolate Candies, M&M' White Chocolate Candies, Skittles and Starburst Sweet Heat, SNICKERS & Hazelnut Bar and TWIX Dark Chocolate Cookie Bars. (more...)

Rutgers Graduates and Students to Present ORPHANS at the Times Square Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Four Rutgers University students and recent graduates are working together to mount a production of Lyle Kessler's Orphans June 1-3 at the John DeSotelle Studio, the Times Square Arts Center, in Manhattan. (more...)

On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina' Kicks off Summer with New Cantina Menu & Watermelon Margaritas
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The patio season has officially started at On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina restaurants, who have announced the return of their popular summer seasonal Watermelon Margarita as well as an all-new Cantina Cocktail Menu. (more...)

Legendary Pianist Byron Janis Releases First Album of Three Volume Series
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Piano legend Byron Janis releases Byron Janis Live on Tour, an album of never before released live recordings of performances by the internationally celebrated pianist. (more...)

Former Giant and Mirror Ball Champ Rashad Jennings to Join DANCING WITH THE STARS Tour at MPAC
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

'Dancing with the Stars' Season 24 winner and NFL running back Rashad Jennings will join his partner, Emma Slater, this summer in 'Dancing with the Stars: Live! - Hot Summer Nights.' Dancing with the Stars, TV's hottest dance show, returns to Mayo Performing Arts Center for two performances, Sunday-Monday, June 18-19 at 8 pm. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Returns to San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts 7/11–23
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON-which played a record breaking two-week run in 2015-returns to San Jose for a limited engagement July 11-23, 2017 at San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts (255 S. Almaden Blvd. San Jose). Single tickets are available now online at www.ticketmaster.com, in-person at the City National Civic Box Office (150 W. San Carlos St., San Jose), or by calling 800-982-ARTS (2787). Group orders of 15 or more may be placed by calling 408- 792-4131. (more...)

Skirball Cultural Center Announces Lineup for 21st Annual SUNSET CONCERTS Series
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The Skirball Cultural Center proudly presents the twenty-first season of its annual free summertime concert series, Sunset Concerts. Coinciding with the Skirball's latest exhibition, Paul Simon: Words & Music (on view through September 3), the new season draws inspiration from Paul Simon's pioneering efforts to bring world music to pop audiences while building bridges across cultures. (more...)

Luca Silvestrini's Protein Brings BORDER TALES to Edinburgh
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Awarding-winning dance company Protein peel back the stereotypes about multicultural Britain by sharing dialogue compiled from the performers' own experiences in a show that has only become more relevant following the Brexit vote and the triggering of Article 50. (more...)

TheatreSquared Announces the 2017 Arkansas New Play Festival Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

TheatreSquared (T2) Artistic Director Robert Ford and Executive Director Martin Miller today unveiled the lineup of brand new plays to be featured at the ninth annual Arkansas New Play Festival, the state's flagship showcase for new American stage plays with performances at TheatreSquared in Fayetteville and at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jordan Cole, Tyler Patrick Hennessy, Ben Krieger, Colin Wheeler of - The Life of Touring Child Actors!
by Kaylin Miller - May 24, 2017

Based on the Academy Award-winning movie of the same name, FINDING NEVERLAND is the Broadway musical that tells the captivating story of how Peter became Pan. The North American Tour is currently flying across the country with six young boys on a rotating schedule covering the Four Llewelyn Davies brothers, George, Peter, Jack, and Michael. Four of the boys took time out of their busy schedules to sit down and answer some questions about life as a child on the road! (more...)

TNT's THE LAST SHIP Returns with Thrilling Two-Hour Premiere This August
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

TNT's epic drama THE LAST SHIP returns with a new mission to save humanity as the world continues to struggle for survival. Eric Dane (Grey's Anatomy), Bridget Regan (Agent Carter) and Adam Baldwin (Firefly, Chuck) star in this action-packed series chronicling the aftermath of a global catastrophe that nearly decimates the world's population. (more...)

Neil Simon & Anton Chekhov's THE GOOD DOCTOR Opens 6/16 at Little Fish Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Little Fish Theatre is excited to present The Good Doctor as its Fourth production of 2017. This series of short plays is written by Tony, Emmy, and Pulitzer Prize winning writer Neil Simon, and is based on short stories and other works by acclaimed playwright Anton Chekhov. James Rice, long-time Little Fish Theatre Company Member, directs this evening of scenes, all of which are humorous, heartwarming, and strikingly human.   (more...)

CARRIE THE MUSICAL to Be Performed at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT) announced today the production of Carrie the Musical, directed by three-time Ovation Award-winning director Nick DeGruccio, with choreography by Four-time Ovation Award winner Lee Martino. The musical is set to open Friday, June 2, 2017 at UCLA TFT's Little Theater, featuring acting students from the UCLA TFT Department of Theater's Ray Bolger Musical Theater Program, and caps off a highly successful 2016-17 Theater Season at UCLA TFT. (more...)

SeeNoSun OnStage presents DOUBT, A PARABLE
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

On June 1st, 2017, SeeNoSun OnStage will open a Four week run of Doubt, A Parable, John Patrick Shanley's controversial Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning drama. The play examines the Catholic Church abuse scandal while trying to answer the question, 'What do you do when you're not sure?  (more...)

Lookingglass Theatre presents the Return of MOBY DICK
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Lookingglass Theatre Company concludes its 29th Season with its award-winning production of Moby Dick, adapted and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin, from the book by Herman Melville, in association with The Actors Gymnasium. Moby Dick runs June 7 - September 3, 2017 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Captivates Nashville
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 24, 2017

Carole King is an American treasure: a singer/songwriter of much renown, she possesses the showbiz bona fides that place her among the highest echelons of creative endeavor and for more than 50 years, she has provided the soundtrack for the lives of so many of us that you can't help but be caught up in an emotional fervor of remembrance and revelry when you hear one of her hit songs. (more...)

Czech Artists to Offer Diverse Programme of Culture at Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Beyond
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Since 2008, the Czech Centre have been committed to bringing the best of Czech live performance to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe; in 2017, they will be creating further partnerships and deeper relationships with Scottish art organisations through a whole season of exhibitions and live art. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Announces SEEKING THE HUMAN SPIRIT
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) today announced plans for Seeking the Human Spirit (STHS), a six-year multidisciplinary initiative designed to highlight the universal spiritual themes raised in opera and to expand and deepen Houstonians' connections to opera and to art. Launching in the fall of 2017, STHS comprises three mainstage operas each season-one of which will be a new work-united by a single theme, and complementary projects by HGO and partner organizations created to enhance and enrich the community's experience of the themes. Some of these activities will be available to the public; others will offer personal access to opera and HGO artists and staff for groups such as hospital patients, women who are rebuilding their lives after homelessness, and young people pursuing interfaith projects.  (more...)

'Deana Sings Dino' Starring Deana Martin Celebrating Dean Martin's 100th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Deana Martin fans will love this special show honoring her father, the King of Cool Dean Martin on the anniversary of his 100th birthday. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Glove That Rocks the Cradle' Episode of PRETTY LITTLE LIARS
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

Don't miss the final episodes of PRETTY LITTLE LIARS, airing on Tuesdays at 8/7c on Freeform! Below, watch a sneak peek at next week's episode titled “The Glove That Rocks the Cradle.' (more...)

Grammy -Winning Little Big Town & Washington State's Browne Family Vineyards Debut 4 Cellars
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

For Grammy Award-winning Little Big Town, life is about the journey and the people they meet along the way. (more...)

Download HBO's THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, Starring Oprah Winfrey, This Month
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

See Oprah Winfrey in 'one of the best performances of her career' (Variety), when The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is available for Digital Download May 29th. (more...)

Women's Resource Center Awards $22,000 in 22 Scholarships
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The Women's Resource Center, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to empowering and supporting women during all life stages and circumstances, awarded 22 scholarships of $1,000 each at a ceremony in Sarasota on May 21. Beverley Dennis and Betty Schoenbaum, longtime supporters of the WRC Scholarship Fund, were in attendance to witness the recipients receive their scholarships. This year's class represented women who are pursuing degrees in various fields of study-from nursing to graphic design. (more...)

ESPN to Present Live Coverage of 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and the ESPN app will combine to present more than 15 live hours of the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee, presented by Kindle, from National Harbor, Md., on May 31 and June 1. (more...)

Jay Baruchel and Jeremy Garelick To Helm JFL/Thruline TELEVISION STAGED READINGS at Just For Laughs ComedyPRO
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Actor/writer/director Jay Baruchel (Goon, Goon: Last of the Enforcers, Man Seeking Woman) and writer/director Jeremy Garelick (The Wedding Ringer, The Break-Up) return to Just For Laughs ComedyPRO for a third year of JFL/Thruline Television Staged Readings. The duo will each helm an all-star cast of actors and comedians in a staged read through of one American and one Canadian script. The event takes place Thursday, July 27th at the Hyatt Regency Montreal during Just For Laughs ComedyPRO, the leading industry event of the comedy business.  (more...)

American Heroes Channel to Present 3rd Annual SALUTE TO SACRIFICE Programming Event
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

This Memorial Day, American Heroes Channel (AHC) in partnership with The Bob Woodruff Foundation, The Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) and Got Your Six, honors our nation's heroes with the third annual SALUTE TO SACRIFICE event. (more...)

Broadway Producer Goes to Court After Failed Casting of Keira Knightley, Al Pacino, Miley Cyrus and More
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Gary Oldman, Miley Cyrus, Keira Knightley and Al Pacino will not be coming to Broadway, after all. (more...)

NBC Sports Presents Live Coverage of PREFONTAINE CLASSIC TRACK & FIELD This Weekend
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

NBC Sports Group presents live coverage of the 2017 PREFONTAINE CLASSIC TRACK & FIELD from Portland, Ore., beginning this Friday, May 26, at 11 p.m. ET on NBCSN (more...)

BRIC Announces Artists Selected for Summer Residency Program
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

BRIC, the leading provider of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, announces the eight recipients of the annual BRICworkspace visual artistresidency program for the summer of 2017. BRIC was able to double the number of artists in residence this summer, from Four to eight, due to a new donation of space at 505 State Street in Downtown Brooklyn, courtesy of Alloy Development. The summer 2017 awardees will be an all-female roster, including Nicole Awai Esperanza Cortes, Lucia Cuba, Phoebe Grip, Katya Grokhovsky, Katherine Toukhy, Jamie Warren and Monika Weiss. The residency program is now in its Fourth year and is open to artists who live, work, or were born in Brooklyn. (more...)

New Chamber Adaptation of Stephen King's DOLORES CLAIBORNE, BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN and More Set for New York City Opera's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

New York City Opera's 2017/2018 season will offer Four new mainstage productions at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater, including a Spanish-language opera as part of its Ópera en Español series. City Opera will also offer two New York City Opera Concerts in Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall and a chamber opera series at locations to be announced. New York City Opera Orchestra will be featured in every opera. (more...)

PRISON BREAK Event Series Arrives on Blu-ray and DVD 6/27
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

First it was a prison. Now, it's a nation. The PRISON BREAK Event Series arrives on Blu-ray and DVD June 27th. (more...)

Acclaimed Theatre Producer James Bierman Appointed New Chair of Little Angel Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Little Angel Theatre announce the appointment of new Chair James Bierman.  He takes over the role from Sophie Clissold-Lesser. (more...)

BWW Interview - Elena Shaddow Takes Flight in Paper Mill's MARY POPPINS!
by Caryn Robbins - May 24, 2017

Broadway veteran Elena Shaddow takes on the title role in Paper Mill Playhouse's production of the Disney-Cameron Mackintosh musical, MARY POPPINS. Today, Ms. Shaddow speaks exclusively with BWW about stepping into the iconic shoes of everyone's favorite nanny! (more...)

BWW Review: Ebony Rep's FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE is the Summer Party You Don't Want to Miss
by Ellen Dostal - May 24, 2017

FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its successful Broadway run in an out-and-out stellar revival at Ebony Repertory Theatre in Los Angeles. It's the summer party you don't want to miss! (more...)

Leslie Jones to Host 2017 BET AWARDS Live from LA's Microsoft Theater, 6/25
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

BET Networks, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B sted NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), today revealed comedian and actress Leslie Jones as host for this year's BET AWARDS. (more...)

SHARK WEEK & More Set for Discovery Channel's Summer Slate of Original Programming
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

Discovery Channel's summer schedule is jam-packed with a wide variety of both fan favorites and all-new programming. (more...)

Chi Children's Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Chicago Children's Theatre (chicagochildrenstheatre.org), the largest professional theater company devoted exclusively to families in Chicago, has announced its 2017-18 season.  (more...)

Unity Theatre presents a Fun Farce with LEADING LADIES
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Unity Theatre brings you the hilarious comedy, Leading Ladies, on the Main Stage from June 1 - June 18, 2017. (more...)

Nickelodeon Orders New Seasons of Preschool Favorites PAW PATROL, RUSTY RIVETS & More
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

Nickelodeon has renewed some of the biggest hits in preschool TV: PAW Patrol, Shimmer and Shine, Rusty Rivets and Nella the Princess Knight. (more...)

CABARET Comes to Seattle's Paramount Theatre 6/13-6/25
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The critically acclaimed and award-winning Roundabout Theatre Company is proud to present, direct from Broadway, the national tour of SAM MENDES (Skyfall, American Beauty) and ROB MARSHALL's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET, playing Seattle's Paramount Theatre from June 13 - 25. (more...)

Rashad Jennings Joins DANCING WITH THE STARS LIVE Tour; Full Schedule Announced
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

DANCING WITH THE STARS Season 24 winner and NFL running back Rashad Jennings will join his partner, Emma Slater, this summer in “Dancing with the Stars: Live! - Hot Summer Nights.” (more...)

Utah Symphony Announces Contract Extension for Music Director Thierry Fischer Through 2021-22 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Utah Symphony | Utah Opera President and CEO Paul Meecham and Board Chair Dave Petersen today announced an extension of Thierry Fischer's contract as Utah Symphony Music Director through the 2021-22 season. The agreement extends the current contract, set to expire at the end of the 2018-19 season, for an additional three years. Mr. Fischer was named Music Director in September 2009, and his first full season in this role was the Utah Symphony's 2011-12 season. (more...)

Climate Science Comes to Times Square with 10th ANNUAL WORLD SCIENCE FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The World Science Festival culminates its groundbreaking first decade by bringing science to the crossroads of the world, Times Square. For Four action-packed days, May 31 - June 3, the Festival presents Science in the Square, an array of free activities, demonstrations, and installations aimed at giving the public a greater understanding and appreciation of our ever-changing planet-and our relationship to it. At a time when science-and climate science in particular-is at the heart of numerous pressing policy debates, Science in the Square dramatically builds upon the Festival's success in communicating its wide-ranging political and cultural implications in ways that educate, entertain, and inspire. (more...)

New English Ballet Theatre to Present World Premiere of THE FOUR SEASONS
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The critically acclaimed NEW ENGLISH BALLET THEATRE is one of Britain's most exciting contemporary ballet companies; run by its visionary founder and Artistic Director Karen Pilkington-Miksa, NEBT specialises in commissioning new work from both established and fast rising choreographers for dancers from the UK and beyond. (more...)

VIDEO: Kevin Spacey Says President Underwood Has 'Better Writers' Than President Trump
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, actor Kevin Spacey hinted that his fictional HOUSE OF CARDS character might be slightly more developed than the real-life President. (more...)

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