Austin Adventures Brings Back Four Cycling ClassicsAustin Adventures Brings Back Four Cycling Classics
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

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Leadership Circle Co-Founders Launch New BookLeadership Circle Co-Founders Launch New Book
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

Mastering uncommon leadership-a timeless, in-depth approach without 'quick fixes'-is the focus of a new book out by leadership experts Robert Anderson and William Adams (Chairman and CEO respectively of The Leadership Circle and The Full Circle Group. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Opens Up On Being Adopted: 'The Biggest Blessing of Them All'Kristin Chenoweth Opens Up On Being Adopted: 'The Biggest Blessing of Them All'
by TV News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

In honor of November 21st being National Adoption Day, star of stage and screen, Kristin Chenoweth, shared her personal experience of being an adopted child with WhoSay. (more...)

CSC Halts Tonight's Return of 'MOTHER COURAGE'; Performances Will Now Resume Next WeekCSC Halts Tonight's Return of 'MOTHER COURAGE'; Performances Will Now Resume Next Week
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 8, 2016

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Classic Stage Company's Mother Courage and Her Children will now resume performances Tuesday, Jan. 12 rather than tonight, Jan. 8. The delay grants Kecia Lewis 'additional time for memorization of the script and rehearsal,' after taking on the title role earlier this week for Tony winner Tonya Pinkins. (more...)

Gratitude Marketing Expert Michael F. Sciortino, Sr. Pens GRATITUDE MARKETINGGratitude Marketing Expert Michael F. Sciortino, Sr. Pens GRATITUDE MARKETING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Expressing gratitude and appreciation to clients on a consistent basis is a huge differentiator for your business according to Michael F. Sciortino, Sr., author of the best-selling book 'Gratitude Marketing.' (more...)

Mondavi Center Adds Patricia Racette & CIRCA to Spring LineupMondavi Center Adds Patricia Racette & CIRCA to Spring Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis is pleased to announce two new additions to the 2015-16 season: Australia's acclaimed CIRCA brings its latest cirque performance Beyond for five performances from April 17-23; and soprano Patricia Racette will perform a cabaret program entitled Diva on Detour with accompanist Craig Terry on Wednesday, May 4, at 8 p.m. All of these performances will take place with artists and audiences together on the Jackson Hall Stage in our cabaret setup, providing an exceptionally intimate view of the work. (more...)

Brewery and Historic Theater to Reunite for Dark & Stormcloudy Film & Beer SeriesBrewery and Historic Theater to Reunite for Dark & Stormcloudy Film & Beer Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Frankfort, MI - Stormcloud Brewing Company and the historic Garden Theater present the 3rd Annual Dark & Stormcloudy Film and Beer Series. The series pairs award-winning films with small-batch, dark beers handcrafted specifically for the movie by Stormcloud. (more...)

Randy Harrison and Andrea Goss to Lead CABARET at Segerstrom Center This SummerRandy Harrison and Andrea Goss to Lead CABARET at Segerstrom Center This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

CABARET, the musical masterpiece, returns direct from Broadway! (more...)

2 ACROSS, Starring Andrea McArdle & Kip Gilman, Adds Wednesday Matinees2 ACROSS, Starring Andrea McArdle & Kip Gilman, Adds Wednesday Matinees
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

A new batch of tickets are now on sale for the Off-Broadway premiere of Jerry Mayer's new comedy, 2 ACROSS, which began a open-ended engagement on November 14th at St. Luke's Theatre (308 West 46th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). Emmy Award nominee Evelyn Rudie ("Eloise") directs a cast that stars Andrea McArdle and Kip Gilman. Tickets are now on sale through March 20th. Wednesday Matinees at 2pm have also been added to accommodate the demand. (more...)

York Theatre Company to Launch Winter MUSICAL IN MUFTI Series in FebruaryYork Theatre Company to Launch Winter MUSICAL IN MUFTI Series in February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, celebrates the world of the musical revue with the announcement of the Winter 2016 Musicals in Mufti series.  (more...)

Gnarly Karma Release Debut CD Classic Breeze; Perform Support Dates This WinterGnarly Karma Release Debut CD Classic Breeze; Perform Support Dates This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

In a world of ever-growing music genres and subgenres it can often be a hard sell for band's attempting to mix a lot of different influences while still keeping unique elements to their sound that make them stand out. (more...)

Kecia Lewis to Assume Title Role in CSC's 'MOTHER COURAGE' Following Tonya Pinkins' ExitKecia Lewis to Assume Title Role in CSC's 'MOTHER COURAGE' Following Tonya Pinkins' Exit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Broadway veteran Kecia Lewis will assume the title role in their new production of Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children beginning this Friday, January 8 at Classic Stage Company, BroadwayWorld has confirmed. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - PBS Documentary LORETTA LYNN: STILL A MOUNTAIN GIRLVIDEO: First Look - PBS Documentary LORETTA LYNN: STILL A MOUNTAIN GIRL
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl, premiering Friday, March 4 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) during Women's History Month as part of the 30th anniversary season of THIRTEEN's American Masters series. (more...)

Seattle Theatre Group Announces Brian Wilson's Pet Sounds, Steve Martin + Martin Short, and MoreSeattle Theatre Group Announces Brian Wilson's Pet Sounds, Steve Martin + Martin Short, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

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Kimberly Motes Named New Managing Director of CTCKimberly Motes Named New Managing Director of CTC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

?The Children's Theatre Company Board of Governors is thrilled to announce the appointment of Kimberly Motes as the new Managing Director of Children's Theatre Company (CTC) effective February 29. Motes is currently the Senior Vice President for Institutional Advancement at the University of St. Thomas. She succeeds Karen Bohn, former CTC Board Chair, who has served in an interim capacity since October 2015 when CTC's previous Managing Director Tim Jennings assumed the Executive Director position at the Shaw Festival of Canada (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario). The announcement by Board Chair Jeff von Gillern ends an extensive, nationwide search by Barbara A. Janowitz.  (more...)

BWW Review: August Wilson's JITNEY Astounds at American StageBWW Review: August Wilson's JITNEY Astounds at American Stage
by Peter Nason - Jan 26, 2016

American Stage's ninth venture into Wilson's Pittsburgh Century Cycle is a powerful production that packs quite a punch. (more...)

Leonard Nimoy's VINCENT to Open at Theatre at St. Clement'sLeonard Nimoy's VINCENT to Open at Theatre at St. Clement's
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Vincent, Leonard Nimoy's play about artist Vincent van Gogh, will have its Off-Broadway premiere from April 1 through June 5 at the Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 W 46th Street. Opening night is Thursday, April 7 at 7pm. (more...)

THE ART OF BLISSFUL PARENTING is ReleasedTHE ART OF BLISSFUL PARENTING is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

What if parents could learn to create a bond with children that creates people that do not doubt, do not take things personally or bully others? Is it really possible? Yes. Raising a child through the Law of Attraction and showing them how to be their best self from the beginning is at the core of the Internal Guidance System created by Sharon Ballantine (author, speaker and creator of the Ballantine Parenting Institute) with roots in the Law of Attraction taught by Jerry and Esther Hicks. (more...)

AT&T Audience Network Debuts New Original Music ProgrammingAT&T Audience Network Debuts New Original Music Programming
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

This month, the AT&T AUDIENCE Network will debut a new slate of original and exclusive performances every week. (more...)

Tickets to Keb' Mo' at Majestic Theatre on Sale 1/15Tickets to Keb' Mo' at Majestic Theatre on Sale 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center and AEG Live announced today that tickets for the three-time Grammy award-winning blues musician Keb' Mo' will go on sale Friday, January 15 at 10 a.m.  Keb' Mo' will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 2, 2016 at the Majestic Theatre in downtown Dallas. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble's BINDIS AND BRUISES and ENCUENTROSPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble's BINDIS AND BRUISES and ENCUENTROS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble continues with their 15th season dedicated to the woman's voice. True to their social justice mission of 'Performance With A Purpose,' CDE creates change through one voice, one story, one person at a time with BINDIS AND BRUISES and ENCUENTROS. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the performance! (more...)

BWW Interview: Aidan Lang and Seattle Opera Form a Perfect 'Marriage' - Part 2BWW Interview: Aidan Lang and Seattle Opera Form a Perfect 'Marriage' - Part 2
by Erica Miner - Jan 12, 2016

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BWW Interview: Arena Stage's SWEAT Aims to be the Salesman for a New GenerationBWW Interview: Arena Stage's SWEAT Aims to be the Salesman for a New Generation
by Benjamin Tomchik - Jan 12, 2016

In 1949, Death of a Salesman explored the disillusionment of the American dream. Arena Stage's new play Sweat will expand on that theme and the adversity experienced by one community as rumors of layoffs swirl at a local steel mill. (more...)

Broadway Comes Full Circle with the Dawn of 360° Videos; Watch from Every Angle!Broadway Comes Full Circle with the Dawn of 360° Videos; Watch from Every Angle!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

For theatre lovers who are far from New York City, Broadway has gotten a lot more real in the past few months. Just last fall, Andrew Lloyd Webber released a fully immersive 360° music video for 'You're in the Band,' a musical number from School of Rock. Shot in a real NYC classroom, it was one of the first of its kind on YouTube, allowing you to navigate all angles of the classroom for a completely immersive experience of the song. (more...)

AMERICAN MASTERS to Present All-New Loretta Lynn Documentary, 3/4AMERICAN MASTERS to Present All-New Loretta Lynn Documentary, 3/4
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Still going strong after more than 50 years, 'The Queen of Country Music' is now the subject of the new documentary American Masters -- LORETTA LYNN: STILL A MOUNTAIN GIRL premiering nationwide Friday, March 4 at 9 p.m. on PBS (more...)

The Monkees Are Coming to the King Center This MayThe Monkees Are Coming to the King Center This May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

The Monkees are ready to have some fun this year as the iconic band celebrates its 50th anniversary with a tour and the group's first new album in 20 years, appropriately titled GOOD TIMES!. In addition to the new album, Dolenz and Tork will launch a Monkees 50th Anniversary Tour which includes a stop at the King Center on May 19. Tickets go on sale February 12 at noon. The jaunt boasts nearly 50 North American dates through the end of the year. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE KING AND I, PIPPIN, ON YOUR FEET, and More Casts Take Saturday Intermission PicsPhoto Flash: THE KING AND I, PIPPIN, ON YOUR FEET, and More Casts Take Saturday Intermission Pics
by Sally Henry - Feb 6, 2016

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! Today's edition features the casts of PIPPIN, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, THE KING AND I, ON YOUR FEET and more! (more...)

Scripps Ranch Theatre Announces New Works StudioScripps Ranch Theatre Announces New Works Studio
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Scripps Ranch Theatre announced the inaugural year of their New Works Studio as well as 2016 participating playwrights. The first collaborative meeting will take place Sunday, February 7th. (more...)

BWW Interview: Charles Haid's Thoughts on His Career, Giving Back, and ALTMAN'S LAST STANDBWW Interview: Charles Haid's Thoughts on His Career, Giving Back, and ALTMAN'S LAST STAND
by Gil Kaan - Feb 2, 2016

Director/producer/actor Charles Haid's latest theatrical directorial project ALTMAN'S LAST STAND opens February 6 at the Zephyr Theatre. In this one-man show, Michael Laskin portrays the Viennese-born Franz Altman who refused to sell his mid-town Manhattan second hand shop to corporate developers. (more...)

City Theatre's ISLAND SHORTS Returning to Key Biscayne, 2/5-7City Theatre's ISLAND SHORTS Returning to Key Biscayne, 2/5-7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Back by popular demand, City Theatre's ISLAND SHORTS returns to Key Biscayne for a limited engagement of only three performances in the Island Room of the Key Biscayne Community Center on February 5, 6 and 7, 2016. (more...)

New Off-Broadway Comedy 2 ACROSS, Starring Andrea McArdle, Opens TonightNew Off-Broadway Comedy 2 ACROSS, Starring Andrea McArdle, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

The Off-Broadway premiere of Jerry Mayer's new comedy, 2 Across, is currently playing an open-ended engagement at St. Luke's Theatre (308 West 46th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The production officially opens tonight, December 9, with Emmy Award nominee Evelyn Rudie ('Eloise') directing a cast that stars Andrea McArdle and Kip Gilman. (more...)

BWW Interview: Lori Ann Ferreri talks ADM21 and the Chance to Dance with Donna McKechnieBWW Interview: Lori Ann Ferreri talks ADM21 and the Chance to Dance with Donna McKechnie
by Bob Rizzo - Dec 8, 2015

Lori Ann Ferreri has the distinction of performing the iconic 'The Music and the Mirror' number from A CHORUS LINE in this year's production for ADM21. What makes it even more special is that she's being taught the original material by none other than Tony Award winner Donna McKechnie herself. (more...)

BWW Interview - Debut of the Month: THE COLOR PURPLE's Danielle BrooksBWW Interview - Debut of the Month: THE COLOR PURPLE's Danielle Brooks
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 5, 2015

Today, Brooks speaks exclusively with BWW and explains why making her Broadway debut in this musical revival is truly a 'full-circle moment.' (more...)

Photo Flashback: A Fond Farewell to Those We Lost in 2015Photo Flashback: A Fond Farewell to Those We Lost in 2015
by Walter McBride - Dec 31, 2015

Below, BroadwayWorld sends a fond farewell to those who passed away in 2015. (more...)

Christopher Wheeldon, Imelda Staunton Among Queen's Annual New Year's HonoreesChristopher Wheeldon, Imelda Staunton Among Queen's Annual New Year's Honorees
by TV News Desk - Dec 31, 2015

Each New Year's Day, UK's reigning monarch, currently Queen Elizabeth II, announces the names of the newest members of orders of chivalry and recipients of other official honors. (more...)

VIDEO: Toni Collette & Frank Grillo Visit LATE LATE SHOWVIDEO: Toni Collette & Frank Grillo Visit LATE LATE SHOW
by - Dec 3, 2015

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, guest Frank Grillo tells James about his wife joining the cast of 'Kingdom' and how it brings their sex life Full Circle. (more...)

BWW Feature: Countdown to THE WIZ LIVE! A Brief History of Live TV Musicals From The Golden AgeBWW Feature: Countdown to THE WIZ LIVE! A Brief History of Live TV Musicals From The Golden Age
by Jeffrey Walker - Dec 3, 2015

Relive the Golden Age of Broadway and the magical moments from TV's past with Ethel Merman, Mary Martin, Frank Sinatra, Julie Andrews,Carol Burnett and many more as we look at the history of live TV musicals. (more...)

DBMM Will Scale Up Its Brand in 2016 DBMM Will Scale Up Its Brand in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015

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So You Wanted to Meet the Cast? Stephanie Mills Weighs in on Shanice Williams: 'She's Going to Be a Superstar'So You Wanted to Meet the Cast? Stephanie Mills Weighs in on Shanice Williams: 'She's Going to Be a Superstar'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

We are another day closer to NBC's highly-anticipated musical special, THE WIZ LIVE!, which airs Thursday, December 3, at 8PM/7c. The production will star newcomer Shanice Williams as Dorothy alongside Grammy and Golden Globe-winner Queen Latifah as the Wizard, nine-time Grammy-winner Mary J. Blige as Evillene, original Dorothy, Stephanie Mills, as Auntie Em and David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion. (more...)

Theatre Memphis to Present THE LION IN WINTERTheatre Memphis to Present THE LION IN WINTER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

The Lion in Winter by James Goldman reigns over the Lohrey Stage at Theatre Memphis January 22 - February 7, 2016. As historical fiction this modern classic pits Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine (after a decade of imprisonment for her part in a rebellion) against her husband King Henry II of England,  Eleanor arrives at court during a Christmas furlough and proceeds to scheme to challenge the King's authority and his choice of heir to the throne. The fray engulfs their three sons and French royalty who all lay claim to rule. (more...)

St. Louis Actors' Studio's LaBUTE THEATRE FESTIVAL to Receive NY Premiere at 59E59 TheatersSt. Louis Actors' Studio's LaBUTE THEATRE FESTIVAL to Receive NY Premiere at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

59E59 Theaters will welcome the St. Louis Actors' Studio?with the NYC premiere of their acclaimed LaBUTE NEW THEATER FESTIVAL, an evening of one-act plays featuring new plays by Neil LaBute, Lexi Wolfe, Peter Grandbois & Nancy Bell, G.D. Kimble, JJ Strong, and John Doble. Directed by Milton Zoth and John Pierson, the LaBUTE NEW THEATER FESTIVAL begins performances on Wednesday, January 13 for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 7.  Press opening is Sunday, January 17 at 7:30 PM.  The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:30 PM; Friday at 8:30 PM; Saturday at 2:30 PM & 8:30 PM; and Sunday at 3:30 PM & 7:30 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $30 ($21 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or go to www.59e59.org.  (more...)

Cult Icon, Kerli to Partner With Pledgemusic For First Independent ReleaseCult Icon, Kerli to Partner With Pledgemusic For First Independent Release
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

Singer, songwriter and producer Kerli is partnering with PledgeMusic to independently launch her new album. She boasts two previous releases through Island Def Jam and a track record of chart-topping EDM collaborations with the likes of Seven Lions and SNBRN (more...)

BWW Review: CATCO's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Takes Audiences on an Adventure to NeverlandBWW Review: CATCO's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Takes Audiences on an Adventure to Neverland
by Amanda Etchison - Dec 14, 2015

The wooden deck and porthole windows that adorn the Vern Riffe Center's Studio One Theatre might cause landlubbers' legs to wobble a bit while finding their seats, but audience members need not fear seasickness when they come to watch CATCO's regional premiere of "Peter and the Starcatcher." (more...)

BWW Review: THE ALGONQUIN KID Michael Colby Brings Celebrity Musical Theatre 'Round Table' Full Circle!BWW Review: THE ALGONQUIN KID Michael Colby Brings Celebrity Musical Theatre 'Round Table' Full Circle!
by Marina Kamen - Dec 14, 2015

The Algonquin Kid is based on Michael's experience as child being raised at the opulent and historic landmark building in NYC of The Algonquin Hotel. Located in the heart of NYC, this palatial haven to talent Icons from Ella Fitzgerald to the most unknown up and comers, The Algonquin Hotel's history has housed more talent in NYC than any other structure still in existence. Beautifully woven together by Mr. Colby, The Algonquin Kid-The Musical combines both his personal journey as a child with original material by Mr. Colby in addition to a slew of musical favorites from the American Songbook. This weave helps tell the story of his life growing up in the glory days at this incredible Hotel. The Algonquin Hotel was owned by Mr. Colby's Grandparents, Ben & Mary Bodne from 1946-1987. (more...)

Culinary Teams Revealed for New Season of CNBC's RESTAURANT STARTUPCulinary Teams Revealed for New Season of CNBC's RESTAURANT STARTUP
by TV News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

CNBC today announced the 18 culinary entrepreneurs striving to secure an investment on the new season of “Restaurant Startup,” premiering Wednesday, January 6 at 10PM ET/PT. (more...)

BWW Interview: Matt Farnsworth on the Creation of His Innovative Vocal Studio AppBWW Interview: Matt Farnsworth on the Creation of His Innovative Vocal Studio App
by Robert Diamond - Dec 14, 2015

Matt Farnsworth is an accomplished voice teacher, actor, and pianist living and working in NYC. He has been teaching voice since 1995 when he became the consulting coach on Broadway's production of Rent. Since then, Matt has taught hundreds of Broadway actors, film stars and recording artists which include Sara Bareilles, Carly Rae Jepsen and American Idol finalists Constantine Maroulis and Pia Toscano. (more...)

Photo Flash: ELOISE Artist Hilary Knight Poses with Evelyn Rudie and Andrea McArdle at 2 ACROSS OpeningPhoto Flash: ELOISE Artist Hilary Knight Poses with Evelyn Rudie and Andrea McArdle at 2 ACROSS Opening
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2015

ELOISE creator Hilary Knight caught up with Evelyn Rudie who created the role of ELOISE in 1956 on television's 'Playhouse 90.' It brought her critical acclaim and an Emmy nomination at age six-the first time a child actress was so honored. Evelyn is now the director of the acclaimed off-Broadway hit, 2 ACROSS, which stars Andrea McArdle. Below, check out a picture of Knight, Rudie, and McArdle posing at the 2 ACROSS opening night! (more...)

Thodos Dance Chicago Presents Premiere of SONO'S JOURNEY 1/9Thodos Dance Chicago Presents Premiere of SONO'S JOURNEY 1/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2015

Dance Chicago Founder and Artistic Director Melissa Thodos revealed today details about the company's 2015-16 season. (more...)

SIGNiX and Treeno Software Partner to Integrate E-Signatures Into...SIGNiX and Treeno Software Partner to Integrate E-Signatures Into...
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

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Photo Flash: First Look at Andrea McArdle & Kip Gilman in 2 ACROSS Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: First Look at Andrea McArdle & Kip Gilman in 2 ACROSS Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

The Off-Broadway premiere of Jerry Mayer's new comedy, 2 Across, began a open-ended engagement on November 14th at St. Luke's Theatre (308 West 46th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). Emmy Award nominee Evelyn Rudie ("Eloise") directs a cast that stars Andrea McArdle and Kip Gilman. Opening Night is set for Wednesday December 9th. (more...)

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