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Oregon Shakespeare Festival to host National Asian American Theater Conference and Festival this October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) and the Consortium of Asian American Theaters & Artists (CAATA) will present the 2016 National Asian American Theater Conference and Festival (ConFest) Oct. 1-9, 2016, hosted by OSF's biannual CultureFest. (more...)

Academy Award Winner Sir Ben Kingsley Joins Houston Symphony for Opening Night Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

The Houston Symphony will open its 103rd season at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17, 2016, with an unforgettable performance of Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf featuring the orchestra and Academy, Grammy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Sir Ben Kingsley. (more...)

Houston Symphony to Feature Sir Ben Kinsley in PETER AND THE WOLF Performance, 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

The Houston Symphony will open its 103rd season at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17, 2016, with an unforgettable performance of Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf featuring the orchestra and Academy, Grammy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Sir Ben Kingsley. (more...)

Persephone Productions to Present New Play JEROME OF SANDY COVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Persephone Productions brings JEROME OF SANDY COVE, a new work by Christopher Moore, to MainLine Theatre from October 6 to 16. (more...)

Queen's Theatre Hornchurch Presents First Major Revival of Bob Larbey's A MONTH OF SUNDAYS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

This autumn, as the second work in Douglas Rintoul's inaugural season, The Queen's Theatre Hornchurch presents the first major revival of Bob Larbey's award-winning and heart-warming comedy, A Month of Sundays. (more...)

KeyMe Raises $15M Series C Round to Fund Expansion of Next Generation Key Copying Kiosks
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

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Queen's Theatre Hornchurch to Present First Major Revival of A MONTH OF SUNDAYS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

This autumn, as the second work in Douglas Rintoul's inaugural season, The Queen's Theatre Hornchurch presents the first major revival of Bob Larbey's award-winning and heart-warming comedy, A Month of Sundays. (more...)

seoClarity Announces New Search Experience Award Category and Its First Recipient
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

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Jason C. Tramm Named Music Director of the Morris Choral Society
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

In anticipation of its 44th Season, the Morris Choral Society announces the appointment of noted conductor Jason C. Tramm as Music Director. Board President Vincent P. Marchese's announcement came at the conclusion of a several month search. With the appointment, Tramm becomes the third individual in forty years to hold the position of Music Director following Morris Choral Society (MCS) founder and Music Director Wayne Walters retirement in 2015 and Matthew Lee's departure from the podium at the end of last season. (more...)

2017 Next Stage Theatre Festival (NSTF) Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The Next Stage Theatre Festival returns this January with a lineup of ten theatre companies that showcase the very best indie theatre in the country. (more...)

Changing the World One Word at a Time: Breaking Walls Presents 5th Annual Signature 9-Day Initiative
by Louisa Brady - May 7, 2016

breaking walls will premier its 5th annual signature writing, performance and peace-building initiative July 5 through 16, in Detroit, Michigan USA, where we proudly welcome Amy Thomas of the Matrix Theater Company to select 12 under-represented youth to join our group of international artists and ambassadors. In all, thirty-four young breaking walls artists from Barcelona, Berlin, Bethlehem, Palestine, Brooklyn, Cape Town and Detroit will express the strength and beauty of the human spirit, inviting the world to build on the platform they create with their voices, dreams, words and production skills.  (more...)

Big Switch and Riverbed Accelerate Pervasive Data Center Monitoring With Expanded Trial Offer
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

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Watch Original Tap and Soul Music With THE JL SHOW
by Marianka Swain - May 26, 2016

If you missed  J.L. Williams's tap and soul extravaganza, THE JL SHOW, you can now watch the whole thing online. (more...)

Photo Coverage: AKHNATEN At English National Opera
by Roy Tan - Mar 5, 2016

Divine ruler of Egypt, husband to Nefertiti, father of a new religion. Akhnaten decrees that the sun god rules supreme, and the old gods must be banished from their temples. But instead, his people turn upon their Pharaoh as a traitor. Akhnaten must die. Will his new faith live on? (more...)

Recommendations on Safe Use of Copy and Paste Issued at HIMSS16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

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Kristin Chenoweth Among Honorees at PFLAG's 8th Annual Straight for Equality Awards Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

PFLAG National-the nation's largest organization uniting families, allies, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ)-today announced it will honor Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth, speaker/author Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry, and Wells Fargo at the 8th Annual Straight for Equality Awards Gala. (more...)

Synopsys Selected as Primary Emulation Provider for NXP Semiconductors
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art to Add More MetFriday Evenings This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

MetFridays: New York's Night Out is expanding this summer at The Metropolitan Museum of Art with the addition of thematic programming on June 24 and July 22 at The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters, and extended evening hours at The Met Cloisters through Labor Day. (more...)

VEGAS NOCTURNE to Open at House of Yes in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

VEGAS NOCTURNE is the show that refuses to lie down. Preserving the heritage of one of the world's great circus families, Spiegelworld first presented the Falzone-Buzukhovs in Las Vegas in 2014. But after seven months, the show was unceremoniously evicted. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch New Featurette for FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM
by Movies News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM is an all-new adventure returning us to the wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling. Below, check out an all-new featurette from the highly anticipated film! (more...)

A CLASS ACT to Open at New World Stages in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

After enjoying its World Premiere engagement earlier this spring at the Playroom Theater, A Class Act, the inaugural and relevant new play by attorney and playwright Norman Shabel, will now hold court at New World Stages  - Stage 5(340 West 50th Street - between 8th & 9th Avenues) for a summer run.  Produced by Eric Krebs, performances will begin on Saturday, July 9 at 8pm and continue through Sunday, September 4. (more...)

A CLASS ACT Opens at New World Stages Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

After enjoying its World Premiere engagement earlier this spring at the Playroom Theater, A Class Act, the inaugural and relevant new play by attorney and playwright Norman Shabel, will now hold court at New World Stages  - Stage 5(340 West 50th Street - between 8th & 9th Avenues) for a summer run.  Produced by Eric Krebs, performances will begin on Saturday, July 9 at 8pm and continue through Sunday, September 4. (more...)

Teradata Acquires Big Data Partnership Consultancy, Expands Open Source Analytics Services
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

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Photo Flash: Eddie Redmayne in FANTASTIC BEASTS Comic-Con Poster Art
by Movies News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Warner Bros. Pictures' has released the official Comic-Con poster for their highly anticipated film FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM, featuring Eddie Redmayne. (more...)

A. Zell Williams' CARROLL GARDENS at 16th Street this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

16th Street Theater's ninth season 2016 continues with the world premiere of A. ZELL WILLIAMS' biting comedy CARROLL GARDENS  directed by Artistic Director ANN FILMER and playing September 8 - October 15, 2016 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater 6420 16th Street in Berwyn, with a press opening of Thursday, September 15 @ 7:30 PM. (more...)

The Hudson Village Theatre to Present PRIVATE LIVES This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

The Hudson Village Theatre continues its Games We Play theme with Noel Coward's hilarious romp, Private Lives, playing August 10 to 28. (more...)

Met Museum to Host METFRIDAYS: EXTREME MEASURES Event, 7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

What:  The Met will explore the power of objects large and small at The Met Fifth Avenue this Friday, July 22, from 5 to 9 p.m., during MetFridays: Extreme Measures.  (more...)

Sir Ben Kingsley to Headline Houston Symphony's Opening Night Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

Academy, Grammy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Sir Ben Kingsley will join the Houston Symphony in an unforgettable performance of Peter and the Wolf during its Opening Night Concert and Gala at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17, 2016. (more...)

Nashville Theater Calendar 2/8/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 8, 2016

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

THE MOUNTAINTOP to Run 2/24-27 at Roxy Regional Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

On the evening of April 3, 1968, after delivering one of his most memorable speeches, an exhausted Dr. King retired to his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis.  In this gripping re-imagination of events occurring in the hours before his assassination, playwright Katori Hall picks up with a fictional depiction of a mysterious stranger who arrives at the motel room with some surprising news, forcing Dr. King to confront his destiny and his legacy to his people. (more...)

WHAT'S UP WITH THOSE CRAZY MUSLIMS? is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

It is important for everyone to know what Muslims really think and believe because they live in their neighborhoods. They are teachers at the school, they seek political office, they serve coffee at the local diner, they design and build the houses in which the residents live, and they serve as family doctors. Some of them are also refugees. (more...)

LAFAYETTE is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

He made civil disobedience cool before Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. did. Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, French aristocrat and military officer, fought for the United States in the American Revolutionary War and influenced America's founding fathers on items like slavery and capital punishment, yet is seemingly absent in American history books. (more...)

Nashville Theater Calendar 2/22/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 22, 2016

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

Sanjeev Kumar Shares THOUGHTS SWEET AND SOUR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Sharing some of Sanjeev Kumar's personal thoughts and reflections on life, 'Thoughts - Sweet and Sour' (published by Partridge India) is a collection of various musings based on the reach of his social and individual experiences. The first volume in a new series, these thoughts speak to the bitter and sweet experiences life presents. (more...)

VIDEO: Alumni Attend A CELEBRATION OF HARRY POTTER 2016; Clips from 'FANTASTIC BEASTS'
by TV News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Watch highlights from A Celebration of Harry Potter 2016, featuring Rupert Grint and other stars from the HARRY POTTER film series, as well as the upcoming spinoff FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM, starring Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Colin Farrell, and Alison Sudol. Check out the behind-the-scenes video below! (more...)

Great Grand Opening of 4th Global Festival of Journalism Noida 2016
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

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Nashville Theater Calendar 2/15/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 15, 2016

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

A SPLOTCH OF RED: KEIR HARDIE IN WEST HAM Set to Open in Newham
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

?From the same creative team as the acclaimed version of ANIMAL FARM staged on a real inner city farm in Newham! A world premiere to be staged in Newham's libraries and Community Links' Neighbours Hall in Canning Town (more...)

BWW Review: The Play EL CHE Begs The Question, Porque Che?
by Herbert Paine - Aug 31, 2016

In the wake of an otherwise amateurish production of Marcelino Quiñonez's homage to Che Guevara, two questions beg for answers: Why Che? And, to what end? If the play is a work in progress, with aspirations for a larger stage, it might be helpful to ponder the riddles. (more...)

Eye on India Chicago Sets Lineup for 6th Annual Cultural Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Eye on India Chicago proudly presents the 6th Annual festival of contemporary and traditional Indian culture from across Chicago and around the world, Sept. 15 to Oct. 2. (more...)

NY Times Bestselling Author Reveals President Clinton's Secret Phone Conversations and More in SECRETS, LIES & DECEPTION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

The Top-Secret telephone transcripts of President Bill Clinton's conversation with the Prime Minister of Pakistan reveals his immense fear of Usama bin Laden's planned terror attacks on the United States. (more...)

Ridiculous Theatre Pioneer John Vaccaro Dies at 86
by Michael Dale - Aug 12, 2016

Vaccaro's Play-House Of The Ridiculous, founded in 1965, was created as an antidote to the predominantly naturalistic American theatre of the time. (more...)

Photo Coverage: PFLAG Honors Kristin Chenoweth & More at Straight for Equality Gala
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Apr 5, 2016

PFLAG National-the nation's largest organization uniting families, allies, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ)- just honored Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth, speaker/author Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry, and Wells Fargo at the 8th Annual Straight for Equality Awards Gala. (more...)

Jack Laskey, Geraldine James & More to Star in LAWRENCE AFTER ARABIA at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Howard Brenton's Lawrence after Arabia, commissioned to mark the centenary of the start of the Arab revolt, which previews from 28 April. Directed by John Dove, the full cast features Sam Alexander, William Chubb, Geraldine James, Khalid Laith, Jack Laskey, Rosalind March and Jeff Rawle. (more...)

Brownstone Poets Presents Michael Graves, Sarah Sarai, and Francine Witte, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Brownstone Poets presents Michael Graves, Sarah Sarai, Francine Witte on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights. Poetry grows in Brooklyn Heights and there's an open mic as well. Brownstone Poets presents: Michael Graves Sarah Sarai Francine Witte Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. Park Plaza Restaurant 220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and Pineapple Walk Brooklyn, NY 11201 - 718 - 596 - 5900 Subways: Take the A or C to High Street, 2 or 3 to Clark Street R to Court Street 4 or to 5 Borough Hall For more directions: Please check the MTA's 'The Weekender' for all transit updates. http://web.mta.info/weekender.html $5 Donation - plus Food/Drink - Open-Mic Curated by Patricia Carragon *FOR FACEBOOK INVITATION: https://www.facebook.com/events/1024953767570553/ pcarragon@gmail.com brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/ patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/ en-gb.facebook.com/people/Brownstone-Poets/541314712 Bios Michael Graves is the author of Adam and Cain (Black Buzzard, 2006), In Fragility (Black Buzzard, 2011) and two chapbooks, Illegal Border Crosser (Cervana Barva, 2008) and Outside St. Jude's (R. E. M. Press, 1990). His poem 'Apollo to Daphne' appears in an anthology from Oxford University Press, Gods and Mortals (2001) and his 'Poem to Spring in a Time of Global Warming' appears onAboutPoetry.com In two thousand four (2004), he received a grant from the Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation. Thirteen (13) of his poems appear in the James Joyce Quarterly. He has published scholarly-critical work on James Wright and organized a conference on Mr. Wright at Poets House in 2004. Of Sarah Sarai's new collection Debora Lidov wrote: 'The generosity, the word play and re-play, the variations, the real world and its perpetual redemptions, the imagination's power not to transform exactly, but to reveal, which is transforming, make Geographies of Soul and Taffeta (Indolent Books), a rewarding read.' Sarai's poems have been published in Painted Bride Quarterly, Boston Review, Threepenny Review, The Collagist, and many other journals. She has written essays about spirit guides and selling marijuana while in high school, holds an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College, and is thinking of getting a schnauzer. Check out Sarah Sarai at http://www.indolentbooks.com/bookstore/ Francine Witte is the author of the poetry chapbooks Only, Not Only (Finishing Line Press, 2012) andFirst Rain (Pecan Grove Press, 2009), winner of the Pecan Grove Press competition, and the flash fiction chapbooks Cold June (Ropewalk Press), selected by Robert Olen Butler as the winner of the 2010 Thomas A. Wilhelmus Award, and The Wind Twirls Everything (MuscleHead Press). Her poem 'My Dead Florida Mother Meets Gandhi' is the first prize winner of the 2015 Slippery Elm poetry award. She has been nominated seven times for a pushcart prize in poetry and once for fiction. She is an avid iphoneographer. A former English teacher, Francine lives in New York. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Among Honorees at PFLAG's 2016 Straight for Equality Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

PFLAG National-the nation's largest organization uniting families, allies, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ)-honors Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth, speaker/author Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry, and Wells Fargo at the 8th Annual Straight for Equality Awards Gala. (more...)

David Mamet's NOVEMBER Begins This Week at The Avenue Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

The Avenue Theater presents David Mamet's hilarious political comedy 'November,' returning to the Avenue Theater for a five-week run, April 22 through May 21. Performances are Thursdays (May 12 and 19), Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays (beginning May 1) at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $27.50 and available by calling 303-321-5925 or online at www.avenuetheater.com. The Avenue Theater is located at 417 E. 17th Ave, CO, 80203. (more...)

JL Williams to Perform Series of Shows at 777 Theatre in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Tap Soul Productions will bring back 'The JL Show' an original tap dance and soul music concert, May 17th thru May 22nd, 2016 at the 777 Theatre 777 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor New York, NY 10036. (more...)

Cheapflights.ca Salutes Airports That Are Making Sustainability Strides
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

TORONTO, ON - As some of the busiest transportation hubs on the planet, airports have a special role in helping reduce the travelling public's carbon footprint. From installing apiaries and gardens to capturing most of their energy needs via photovoltaic panels, some airports are leading the way towards a greener future. In honour of Earth Day, the travel experts at Cheapflights.ca, the champions of simple travel search, present 10 top eco-innovating airports that are the forefront of the effort to make travel more sustainable. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch First Teaser Trailer for FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM
by Movies News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Eddie Redmayne stopped by last night's MTV MOVIE AWARDS to present the teaser trailer for Warner Bros' FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM, set for worldwide release in 2D and 3D in select theatres and IMAX on November 18th (more...)

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