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Fort Worth Opera's New Works Program, FRONTIERS, Presents Eight Unpublished Works, 5/8 - 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2013

Fort Worth Opera (FWOpera) revealed today the names of the eight composer and librettist teams from the Americas whose works have been selected for participation in the second season of the company's critically-acclaimed, annual new works program, Frontiers, taking place May 8 – 9, 2014, during the last week of the 2014 Opera Festival. (more...)

Rita Moreno Set for Q&A on SUMMER AND SMOKE, Honoring Director Peter Glenville in London, Nov 3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2013

According to the Daily Mail, Rita Moreno (West Side Story) is set for a Q&A on November 3 to talk about her role in the 1961 film adaptation of Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE. The discussion will take place at the BFI Southbank and is being held in honor of the film's director Peter Glenville. (more...)

Florida Grand Opera to Open 2013-14 Season with Levy's MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA, Begin. 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2013

Florida Grand Opera (FGO) will kick-off its 73rd continuous season of grand opera this 2013-2014 season with the Southeast American premiere of Broward-based composer Marvin David Levy's Mourning Becomes Electra. In homage to its composer, the production will open at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts on November 7, 2013, in a new production created by Florida Grand Opera. (more...)

Rita Moreno Set for Q&A on SUMMER AND SMOKE, Honoring Director Peter Glenville in London Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2013

Rita Moreno (West Side Story) is set for a Q&A today, November 3 to talk about her role in the 1961 film adaptation of Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE. The discussion will take place at the BFI Southbank and is being held in honor of the film's director Peter Glenville. (more...)

St. Luke's Medical Center Utilizes NeuroLogica's BodyTom Portable Full-Body CT Scanner with Intraoperative Navigation for Complex Neurosurgical Procedures
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

SLMC is utilizing BodyTom in surgical procedures for increased precision and accuracy around critical structures. BodyTom enables surgeons to capture high-resolution 3-D images intraoperatively and immediately verify surgical results before the patient leaves the operating room. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 5/05/2013
by BWW - May 5, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/05/2013 for Milwaukee, WI (more...)

Paulo Szot, Max Von Essen, & More Set for Irish Rep's SOMETHING WONDERFUL! THE SONGS OF RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2013

Irish Repertory Theatre celebrates its award-winning 25th Anniversary Season with SOMETHING WONDERFUL! THE SONGS OF Rodgers & Hammerstein, an evening celebrating classic Rodgers and Hammerstein hits performed by a galaxy of Broadway stars, for one night only, Monday, June 10 at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). Shirley Jones, best known for her roles in 'Oklahoma!' and 'Carousel,' returns to Broadway in the gala evening, directed by Charlotte Moore and hosted by Tom Hanks. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Shirley Jones Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 5, 2014

Nearly six decades into her career, Academy Award-winning singer and actress Shirley Jones makes her Cafe Carlyle debut with a two-week run of An Evening with Shirley Jones, continuing through March 15. Grammy, Emmy and Tony Award-winner John McDaniel (Annie Get Your Gun, Patti Lupone: Live!, The Rosie O'Donnell Show) will serve as Music director and will accompany her on piano March 4-8; actor-composer Ron Abel (Happily Divorced, I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special) will take his place for the performances March 11-15. She'll perform the songs of Rogers, Hammerstein and Hart. Check out photos from her first performance below! (more...)

Oscar Winner Shirley Jones Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut, Now thru March 15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

Nearly six decades into her career, Academy Award-winning singer and actress Shirley Jones makes her Cafe Carlyle debut with a two-week run of An Evening with Shirley Jones, today, March 4-15. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 3/23/2014
by BWW - Mar 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/23/2014 for Milwaukee, WI (more...)

DINER, KID VICTORY, SIMPLY SONDHEIM World Premieres, Plus CABARET, 'SUNDAY IN THE PARK' and More Set for Signature Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre announces its 25th Anniversary season, illustrating its commitment to provide theater artists a home to create, explore and reinvent new works. (more...)

Hokkaido University and Hitachi Complete a Facility Incorporating a Novel Proton Beam Therapy System for Cancer Treatment Developed Jointly under Japan's FIRST Program
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

The FIRST Program is a major research support structure established as part of a Japanese government initiative to promote science and technology. At a meeting of the Council for Science and Technology Policy in March 2010, out of a total of 565 applications from across Japan, 30 'Core Researchers and Projects' were awarded grants based on their notable potential in the advancement of Japanese science and technology. Hokkaido University's 'Advanced Radiation Therapy Project Real-time Tumor-tracking with Molecular Imaging Technique' project was awarded a FIRST grant following an application by Professor Hiroki Shirato of the Department of Radiation Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine*. This was the only application accepted in the field of radiation therapy. The proposed system has gained worldwide attention as a potential driving force behind the advancement of radiation treatment and cancer therapy. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Patrick Cassidy Visits Shirley Jones at Cafe Carlyle
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 12, 2014

Nearly six decades into her career, Academy Award-winning singer and actress Shirley Jones makes her Cafe Carlyle debut with a two-week run of An Evening with Shirley Jones, continuing through March 15. Actor-composer Ron Abel (Happily Divorced, I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special) accompanies her for performances March 11-15. She'll perform the songs of Rogers, Hammerstein and Hart. Her son, Patrick Cassidy, visited her at last night's show and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Florida's Talleyrand Goes Live with First Full Implementation of Tideworks' Mainsail Vanguard
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Mainsail Vanguard replaces Tideworks' legacy core TOS and integrates seamlessly with the other Tideworks solutions previously implemented at Talleyrand, including the Spinnaker Planning Management System and Forecast by Tideworks. The Mainsail Vanguard TOS is built on a Rich Internet Application (RIA) framework, providing a highly interactive and intuitive user experience. It features powerful and flexible search tools that enable users to find information quickly and easily, without the need for custom development, allowing them to complete tasks more efficiently. Talleyrand went live with Mainsail Vanguard in March 2014. (more...)

Tom Hanks Hosts Irish Rep's SOMETHING WONDERFUL! THE SONGS OF RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2013

Irish Repertory Theatre celebrates its award-winning 25th Anniversary Season with SOMETHING WONDERFUL! THE SONGS OF Rodgers & Hammerstein, an evening celebrating classic Rodgers and Hammerstein hits performed by a galaxy of Broadway stars, for one night only, tonight, June 10 at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). Shirley Jones, best known for her roles in 'Oklahoma!' and 'Carousel,' returns to Broadway in the gala evening, directed by Charlotte Moore and hosted by Tom Hanks. (more...)

Max Von Essen, Tom Hanks and More Set for Irish Rep's SOMETHING WONDERFUL! Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2013

Irish Repertory Theatre celebrates its award-winning 25th Anniversary Season with SOMETHING WONDERFUL! THE SONGS OF Rodgers & Hammerstein, an evening celebrating classic Rodgers and Hammerstein hits performed by a galaxy of Broadway stars, for one night only, tonight, June 10 at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). Shirley Jones, best known for her roles in 'Oklahoma!' and 'Carousel,' returns to Broadway in the gala evening, directed by Charlotte Moore and hosted by Tom Hanks. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Matt Cavenaugh & More Join SOMETHING WONDERFUL Gala, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2013

Irish Repertory Theatre celebrates its award-winning 25th Anniversary Season with SOMETHING WONDERFUL! THE SONGS OF RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN, an evening celebrating classic Rodgers and Hammerstein hits performed by a galaxy of Broadway stars, for one night only, Monday, June 10 at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). Tom Hanks hosts the gala evening, direct by Charlotte Moore, with special guests to include Shirley Jones, best known for her roles in 'Oklahoma!' and 'Carousel,' and Patrick Cassidy (ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, 42nd STREET). (more...)

Shirley Jones to Play William Shatner's Mom on HOT IN CLEVELAND
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

Showbiz411 reports that Broadway vet Shirley Jones is set to guest star on the live season premiere of TV Land's HOT IN CLEVELAND. The '79-year-old actresss will portray the mother of a character to be played by 82-year-old William Shatner. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Tom Hanks and More Set for SOMETHING WONDERFUL Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

Irish Repertory Theatre celebrates its award-winning 25th Anniversary Season with SOMETHING WONDERFUL! THE SONGS OF Rodgers & Hammerstein, an evening celebrating classic Rodgers and Hammerstein hits performed by a galaxy of Broadway stars, for one night only, tonight, June 10 at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). Tom Hanks hosts the gala evening, direct by Charlotte Moore, with special guests to include Shirley Jones, best known for her roles in 'Oklahoma!' and 'Carousel,' and Patrick Cassidy (ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, 42nd STREET). (more...)

Theatre at the Center to Stage Chicago Premiere of WHAT A GLORIOUS FEELING, 4/25-6/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2013

Paying homage to one of the greatest movie musicals of all time, What a Glorious Feeling comes to Theatre at the Center April 25 through June 2 at 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, with a press performance April 28 at 7 p.m. Creator Jay Berkow conceived the intimate show, which he calls 'a play with music' and an 'exploration of creative and romantic temperaments' set in the heyday of the MGM movie musicals. (more...)

Shirley Jones Pens 'Jaw-Dropping' Auto-Biography
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2013

The Associate Press reports that Shirley Jones has written a new tell-all autobiography which will include antecdotes about her experiences in such films such as Oklahoma, Elmer Grantry and Carousel. (more...)

Rita Moreno to be Honored with 2013 SAG Life Achievement Award
by Movies News Desk - Jul 22, 2013

Groundbreaking actor, singer, dancer, author and educator Rita Moreno has been named the 50th recipient of SAG-AFTRA's highest tribute - the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment. (more...)

Shirley Jones to Perform at Pitman's Broadway Theatre, 8/24-25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2013

Tickets are $35.00 and may be purchased by phone at (856) 384-8381, online at www.thebroadwaytheatre.org or at the Theatre box office. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Milwaukee Rep's WOODY SEZ
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2014

A joyous, toe-tapping, and moving theatrical concert event which celebrates the colorful life and rich musical legacy of America's greatest troubadour, Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie features more than 25 songs including classics like 'This Land is Your Land,' 'Pastures of Plenty' and 'The Ballad of Tom Joad.' The original folk hero, Woody Guthrie, and his infectious melodies defined an American era of political expression and transformed the folk ballad into a vehicle of social commentary and unity. The Rep is excited to kick off 2014 with a musical salute to this music icon in this award-winning production. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Photo Flash: Rita Moreno Honored with SAG Life Time Achievement Award
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 20, 2014

Moreno was presented the performers union's top accolade at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, which was aired live on TNT and TBS on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

First Look - Broadway Vet Shirley Jones Guests on GENERAL HOSPTIAL
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Star of stage and screen Shirley Jones will guest star on ABC's daytime sudser GENERAL HOSPTIAL on Feb. 5. (more...)

THE TRIP BACK DOWN to Open 2/21 at Whitefire Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Groupies, trophies and fast, beautiful cars. Is winning all there is? Terri Hanauer directs a rare revival of the celebrated Broadway drama that kick-started playwright/screenwriter John Bishop's career. Nick Stabile (Bride of Chucky, Dennis Wilson in ABC's award-winning The Beach Boys) heads the cast as once-great NASCAR racer Bobby Horvath in The Trip Back Down, opening Feb. 21 at the Whitefire Theatre. (more...)

Broadway Vet Rita Moreno to Co-Star in NBC Comedy Pilot OLD SOUL
by TV News Desk - Feb 8, 2014

Deadline reports that Broadway, big and small screen vet Rita Moreno has signed on to co-star opposite Natasha Lyonne in NBC's OLD SOUL comedy pilot from Amy Poehler. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Broadway Vet Shirley Jones Guests on GENERAL HOSPTIAL Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

Star of stage and screen Shirley Jones will guest star on ABC's daytime sudser GENERAL HOSPTIAL tonight, Feb. 5. The 'Partridge Family' matriarch will portray 'Mrs. McClain', described as 'a lonely widow who sees something strange and disconcerting while visiting her husband's grave.' Get a first look at left courtesy of TVGuide.com. (more...)

Carma Carpooling Launches in Austin
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Austinites now have a new way to get around town thanks to Carma Carpooling, the breakthrough real-time smartphone app that launched in Austin as part of a pilot project with the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority. Carma matches drivers and riders as they travel, enabling them to set up carpools and share the cost of driving through automatic in-app payments. The overall goal is to put commuters' empty seats to good use and reduce traffic congestion throughout the city. To launch the service, Carma and Mobility Authority held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today on the 183A toll road, where the orange Carma Tesla broke through a ribbon at the Park Street toll Gantry and took its first trip with ceremonial Carmapoolers on board. (more...)

Fred Willard to Join Natasha Lyonne & Rita Moreno in NBC's OLD SOUL
by TV News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

The project follows 'a reformed wild child Nadia (Lyonne) who has a business caring for the elderly and feels she has more in common with her colorful old clients than she does with people her age. Willard will play one of the clients, the razza-mattazy Hector, a veteran Broadway songwriter who has been joyously married to Rita (Moreno), his writing partner, for over 50 years. One of Nadia's main jobs with Hector to help him sort through the massive amounts of stuff he has have kept over the years.' (more...)

Industrial Surplus Now Specializes in Engineering and Manufacturing of Oilfield Drilling Equipment
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Industrial Surplus World now specializes in the engineering and manufacturing of oilfield drilling equipment, valves, and rig packages. Industrial Surplus is buying 30” G4's and 30” G9 valves for their 2014 inventory as topsides of fixed and floating offshore structures. (more...)

Oscar Winner Shirley Jones to Make Cafe Carlyle Debut, March 4-15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Nearly six decades into her career, Academy Award-winning singer and actress Shirley Jones makes her Cafe Carlyle debut with a two-week run of An Evening with Shirley Jones, March 4-15. Grammy, Emmy and Tony Award-winner John McDaniel (Annie Get Your Gun, Patti Lupone: Live!, The Rosie O'Donnell Show) will serve as Music director and will accompany her on piano March 4-8; actor-composer Ron Abel (Happily Divorced, I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special) will take his place for the performances March 11-15. She'll perform the songs of Rogers, Hammerstein and Hart. (more...)

Analysis of the Global Surface Mount Technology Inspection Equipment Market
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

LONDON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: (more...)

WOODY SEZ to Play Milwaukee Rep, 1/3-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2013

A joyous, toe-tapping, and moving theatrical concert event which celebrates the colorful life and rich musical legacy of America's greatest troubadour, Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie features more than 25 songs including classics like "This Land is Your Land," "Pastures of Plenty" and "The Ballad of Tom Joad." The original folk hero, Woody Guthrie, and his infectious melodies defined an American era of political expression and transformed the folk ballad into a vehicle of social commentary and unity. The Rep is excited to kick off 2014 with a musical salute to this music icon in this award-winning production. (more...)

Konica Minolta Brings Children's Dreams To Life With The Magical 'dream printer'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2013

TOKYO, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced its 'dream printer' project under the 'Giving Shape to Ideas' concept. The new video features children telling a unique printer what they dream of becoming in the future. Magically these children are able to see what they could look like if they follow their dreams. (more...)

FIRST LOOK - Shirley Jones Guest Stars on FOX's RAISING HOPE
by TV News Desk - Dec 24, 2013

FOX has released a first look at guest stars Shirley Jones and Lee Majors on the upcoming episode of RAISING HOPE titled 'Hot Dish'. The episode airs Friday, Jan. 17 (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (more...)

OPERA America Announces Opera Fund: Repertoire Development Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera, is pleased to announce it has awarded grants to nine opera companies through its Opera Fund: Repertoire Development grant program. These grants provide vital financial support to opera companies developing new North American opera and music-theater works. (more...)

GE Healthcare Launches Breakthrough, Ultra-Fast CT Scanner: Freezes the Heart's Motion in Just One Heartbeat without Sacrificing Image Quality
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2013

This innovative technology enables clinicians to non-invasively visualize the human heart more clearly than ever before, and diagnose more patients with erratic or high heart beats. (more...)

The Ordway Receives NEA Grant to Support Children's Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa announced the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is one of 895 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. The Ordway will receive $20,000 to help support the Flint Hills International Children's Festival in 2014. (more...)

Bruker Corporation Launches ContourSP 3D Optical Microscope for PCB Industry
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

“Demand for Bruker's fifth generation SP model continues to build as early adoption customers enjoy the advanced capabilities and ease of use offered by the ContourSP,” said Mark R. Munch, Ph.D., President of the Bruker MAT Group. “By doubling the throughput and adding new proprietary measurement capabilities, our customers are able to achieve maximum productivity in this era of ever smaller line widths and tighter tolerances in the PCB industry.” (more...)

Olney Theatre Institute to Present FOREVER PLAID, 8/24-9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2013

Don't let this summer end without seeing 'America's Favorite Original Boy Band'! Olney Theatre Institute presents a limited return engagement of Forever Plaid August 24 through September 15 on Olney Theatre Center's Historic Stage. (more...)

Olney Theatre Institute Presents FOREVER PLAID, Now thru 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2013

Don't let this summer end without seeing 'America's Favorite Original Boy Band'! Olney Theatre Institute presents a limited return engagement of Forever Plaid today, August 24 through September 15 on Olney Theatre Center's Historic Stage. (more...)

Toshiba Selected by Japan's NIRS to Supply World's First Rotating Gantry with Superconducting Magnets for Carbon Ion Radiotherapy
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2013

Carbon ion radiotherapy accelerates carbon ions to about 70% of the speed of light and directs them to cancerous tissues. It is two to three times more efficient at destroying cancerous tissues than proton radiotherapy, which means patients have to endure fewer exposures. Another advantage over photon therapy is that the depth of the energy peak can be controlled, preventing exposures of healthy tissues around the target site. Cancer centers in Japan and overseas are interested in developing the radiotherapy as an effective tool for battling cancer, and Toshiba is supporting this by promoting research into system advances. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 8/18/2013
by BWW - Aug 18, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/18/2013 for New Jersey (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Theatre at the Center's WHAT A GLORIOUS FEELING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2013

Paying homage to one of the greatest movie musicals of all time, What a Glorious Feeling comes to Theatre at the Center April 25 through June 2 at 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. Creator Jay Berkow conceived the intimate show, which he calls 'a play with music' and an 'exploration of creative and romantic temperaments' set in the heyday of the MGM movie musicals. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Tom Hanks to Host Irish Rep's SOMETHING WONDERFUL! THE SONGS OF RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2013

Irish Repertory Theatre celebrates its award-winning 25th Anniversary Season with SOMETHING WONDERFUL! THE SONGS OF RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN, an evening celebrating classic Rodgers and Hammerstein hits performed by a galaxy of Broadway stars, for one night only, Monday, June 10 at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). Shirley Jones, best known for her roles in 'Oklahoma!' and 'Carousel,' returns to Broadway in the gala evening, directed by Charlotte Moore and hosted by Tom Hanks. (more...)

Global Terminal Expansion On Target
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

After more than four years of planning and construction, the expanded Global Terminal is now open. Importers and exporters to the New York/New Jersey harbour now have the best Big Ship Ready alternative to service cargo to the region faster, and more efficiently. (more...)

People's Light & Theatre to Stage WOODY SEZ, 5/7-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

People's Light & Theatre presents Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie running May 7-25 on the Leonard C. Haas Stage. (more...)

Brainlab and Mobius Receive CE Mark Approval for Airo Mobile Intraoperative CT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

“In light of the enormous market response Airo has already experienced around the world, we are eager to begin installation and use in Europe,” said Stefan Vilsmeier, President and CEO at Brainlab. “We are dedicated to meeting the growing demand for real-time imaging in the O.R. to improve and expedite clinical decision-making which benefits both the patient and the surgical team. Airo surpasses this demand and we are pleased to now be able to provide our European customers with this advanced imaging system.” (more...)

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