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Indie Horror Pic 'altar' to Crowdfund Gala NYC Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ The producers of the new independent supernatural horror film ALTAR have launched a campaign on Kickstarter to crowdfund a theatrical premiere screening in New York City. (more...)

BWW Reviews: WE ARE SAMURAI Wanders Wild, Well-Made, And Weird
by Alan Katz - Sep 9, 2014

Here's the key: the play takes place in 5 different physical locations within and outside Venus Theater's compound. You, the audience, choose how to experience the play. One could stay in the same location for the majority of the play or follow a particular character around. The best way to experience the play though, is to go wherever you feel like. Is something interesting happening over there? Walk on over. Horrified scream from the kitchen? Best check it out. In this way, We Are Samurai is very much like a mystery, where you try to piece together exactly what is going on and the relationships between the characters. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Jovanka Bach's O'NEILL'S GHOSTS Rivets With Her Stark, Unapologetic Portrait of Eugene O'Neill
by Gil Kaan - Sep 9, 2014

Does genius have to be accompanied by totally a-hole behavior? John Stark directs his uniformly strong cast in a slick, strong-handed pace, in which they vividly exhibit the demons alternately possessing and inspiring the playwright's writings. (more...)

The Met Opera to Open 2014-15 Season With New Production of Mozart's LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

The Metropolitan Opera will open its 130th season on Monday, September 22 with a new production of Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, conducted by Met Music Director James Levine and directed by Richard Eyre. (more...)

Alastair Davie Releases A SIXTH SENSE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

CHICAGO (more...)

BWW Reviews: Spellbinding BELLEVILLE Opens the 55th Dobama Season
by Roy Berko - Sep 8, 2014

Dobama may be entering its 55th year (I was present the moment founding artistic director Don Bianchi declared its existence), but it is actually in its first season. What? Late last season, the Dobama board voted to change the status of venue to that of a full professional theatre. This makes Dobama, like Great Lakes Theatre and Cleveland Play House, a stage where all actors are paid by equity standards and the production staff are members of the appropriate staging unions. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ute Lemper Returns to 54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 5, 2014

Back by popular demand, 54 Below presents renowned international chanteuse and star of Broadway's ChicagoUte Lemper for a return engagement, running September 2-6. (more...)

NJPAC to Present HAUNTED ILLUSIONS, Starring David Caserta, Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Haunted Illusions, starring David Caserta, comes to NJPAC next month, playing Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 5 PM and 7:30 PM. (more...)

James Levine Leads the MET Orchestra in Five Carnegie Hall Performances, Beg. 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

In the upcoming season, James Levine leads musicians from The MET Orchestra in five programs at Carnegie Hall with a wide array of acclaimed soloists as guest artists. The series begins with The MET Orchestra on Sunday, October 12 at 3:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, performing Mahler's Symphony No. 9 as well as Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467 with soloist Maurizio Pollini (more...)

BWW Reviews: 'Dinner and a Show' - Media theatre's ADDAMS FAMILY and IRON HILL BREWERY
by Pati Buehler - Sep 30, 2014

What to do when you have a sure hit film or TV show that everyone's heard of? Make a Broadway Musical, of course. (more...)

Ryan's', HomeTown' Buffet And Old Country Buffet' Show They Aren't Afraid Of Any Ghosts With October Family Night
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

GREER, S.C., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Ryan's , HomeTown Buffet, and Old Country Buffet are celebrating two big anniversaries in October with the second anniversary of the restaurants' popular Thursday Family Night and the 30 th anniversary of the popular and enduring Ghostbusters franchise. In honor of the films' milestones, Ghostbusters I and II are being released on Blu-ray as special anniversary editions that will also feature a $3-off dinner coupon good at any of the 324 family-style restaurants. All the restaurants will also feature Ghostbusters-themed activities every Family Night in October. (more...)

NY Philharmonic Announces Worldwide Radio Broadcasts for Oct-Dec 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

The October broadcasts of The New York Philharmonic This Week - the weekly radio series of concerts and recordings by the New York Philharmonic, hosted by Alec Baldwin - begins with Jeffrey Kahane conducting the New York Philharmonic in J.S. Bach's Concerto for Violin and Oboe, featuring Principal Associate Concertmaster Sheryl Staples (now the Orchestra's Acting Concertmaster) and Principal Oboe Liang Wang with Mr. Kahane leading from the harpsichord; Mozart's Symphony No. 33; and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1, with Mr. Kahane conducting from the piano. (more...)

Gina Gershon & Billy Burke to Lead National Tour of Stephen King & John Mellencamp's GHOST BROTHERS OF DARKLAND COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

The full cast for the southern gothic, supernatural musical Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, was announced today, with actor/writer/producer Billy Burke (The Twilight Saga) and actress/writer/ singer Gina Gershon (Killer Joe, House of Versace, Boeing, Boeing) playing the lead roles of Joe McCandless and Monique McCandless respectively. (more...)

California Shakespeare Theater Sets 2015 Season: TWELFTH NIGHT, LIFE IS A DREAM & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

California Shakespeare Theater today announced its plans for 2015 season, which includes boldly imagined productions of two of Shakespeare's greatest works, a beautiful new adaptation of a classic from the Spanish Golden Age of Drama, and an outrageously funny romp from a modern American master. The season will feature the company directing debut of Magic Theatre's Producing Artistic Director Loretta Greco, and the return of directors Amanda Dehnert (The Verona Project) and Christopher Liam Moore (Lady Windermere's Fan) in addition to artistic director Jonathan Moscone. (more...)

Anne Turner Coppola Releases THE GHOST OF THE DUNES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Sarasota, FL (more...)

Dan O'Brien & Suzan-Lori Parks to Receive 2014 The Horton Foote Prize
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Mari Marchbanks announced today the 2014 recipients of the Horton Foote Prize, named in honor of the legendary writer, to award excellence in American Theater. Presented biennially, the 2014 Prize for the 2012-13/2013-14 seasons' Outstanding New American Play is awarded to The Body of an American by Dan O'Brien. The 2014 Prize for Promising New American Play is awarded to Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2, & 3) by Suzan-Lori Parks. (more...)

Disney XD Announces October Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Disney XD announces October 2014 Programming Highlights. All programming subject to change (more...)

Kaufman and Hart - The Works of Broadway's Legendary Duo
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 28, 2014

This season's revival of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU opens on Broadway tonight, and in honor of the playwriting pair's long list of contributions to the theatre, we've rounded up some of their most notable works. Scroll down to learn more about the duo's canon! (more...)

BWW Reviews: NIGHTMARE: NEW YORK is Full of NYC's Greatest Spooks
by David Clarke - Sep 28, 2014

It's almost October, and just about everywhere you look people are embracing the fall season and getting into the mood of Halloween. For it's 11th year, NIGHTMARE: NEW YORK is ready to scare the pants off of you as they take up their annual residency at the Lower East Side's Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center. (more...)

Collection of Stories by Gary Brill Follows Regular People on Their Adventures in Budapest
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2014

"Driving In Budapest" tells the stories of regular people trying their best to navigate through life while they also try to navigate through one of Europe's most fascinating and beautiful cities. Each one must find their destination while dealing with one way streets, clogged bridges, bully drivers and crazy taxis. There is no map to tell them how to get to where they're going, they just have to keep trying to find their way. From the Author 'Budapest is one of the most fascinating cities in the world, with one foot firmly planted in the west and the other just as firmly in the east. A score of armies have marched through, usually going east in victory and west in defeat. The city is over 1,000 years old, and it's narrow streets and broad avenues make it a challenge to drive in while it's history and flavor can make it difficult to navigate your way through life there as well. This collection of stories show how a disparate group of people do just that, live their lives with the Ghosts of the past and the hopes for the future in a city that knows both. Meanwhile, the Danube just flows by, taking it all in......' "Driving In Budapest" is available in both print and ebook format. Book Details: Driving In Budapest By Gary Brill ISBN: 978-1491289235 ASIN: B00F49TIAK Pages: 216 Genre: Chick Lit, Collection of Stories, Romantic, History, Family About The Author: After wandering the globe as a pilot for a variety of enterprises from airlines to the Saudi royal family to Hustler magazine, Gary Brill wound up in Budapest. His wife ran a radio network and he played guitar in blues bands and wrote about the city and the people in it. Gary now lives in North Carolina with his wife and rather large dog, Annie. (more...)

TAM Presents MACBETH, 10/17-19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2014

William Shakespeare's swift and relentless tragedy, Macbeth, comes to Theater at Monmouth. Filled with Ghosts, witches, and dark prophecies, Macbeth will run for one weekend only in Cumston Hall October 17-19 before heading out on the road as part of the theatre's Shakespeare in Maine Communities Education Tour. Macbeth will tour for three weeks to schools and community centers across the state. (more...)

Merchant's House Museum Presents Sprited October Events
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2014

Each October, the Museum opens its doors for a series of "spirited" events thematically built around its unusual reputation. Since work first began in 1933 to convert the untouched 1832 rowhouse on East Fourth Street in New York's then-forlorn Bowery District into the jewel of an historic house now called the Merchant's House Museum, stories of unexplainable and downright eerie occurrences have been rampant. (more...)

Los Angeles Zoo to Host NIGHT OF THE LIVING ZOO Halloween Bash, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

For a howling good time this Halloween season, claw your way to the Los Angeles Zoo on Friday, October 24, 7 to 11 pm, for NIGHT OF THE LIVING ZOO, a 'to die for' costume bash open to ages 18 and up. (more...)

Sketchy Queens to Offer Halloween Comedy, 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Hold onto your Ghosts!!! Sketchy Queens are back for seven shows Halloween week starting on October 29, 2014. The evening is full of hilarious sketch comedy starring everyone's favorite Tupperware Diva Kay Sedia and Mexico's #1 country music star Reba Areba!! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Haunted Illusions starring David Caserta Sunday, October 26, 2014 5:00PM &7:30pm. Get your tickets now at or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722) (more...)

Rarely Seen Paschke Artwork at Benedictine University is Showcased
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

LISLE, Ill., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The late Edward Francis Paschke was a Polish-American painter whose childhood interest in animation and cartoons, as well as his father's creativity in wood carving and construction, led him toward a career in art. (more...)

BWW Preview: REIGNing in a New King and Queen
by Nicole Ackman - Sep 25, 2014

The last episode of REIGN left us with a shocking death, a new set of monarchs, a baby in the process of being born, and country about to be ravished by illness. After a cliffhanger ending, I have high expectations for the series when it returns on Thursday, October 2. (more...)

Atlanta's Fox Theatre to Offer Ghost Tours Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

The Fox Theatre will host its second annual Fox Theatre Ghost Tours this Halloween season starring its resident spirits and specters. From Saturday, Oct. 11 - Thursday, Oct. 16 (excluding Wednesday, Oct. 15), guests are invited to walk the haunted halls of one of the city's most treasured landmarks and to learn about the guests that loved the theatre so much they never left. (more...)

American Modern Ensemble to Celebrate 10th Season With GHOSTS AND GHOULS, 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

American Modern Ensemble celebrates its 10th anniversary in macabre style with 'Ghosts and Ghouls'. The cutting-edge ensemble presents works by George Crumb, Robert Paterson and David Del Tredici in a free performance at Merkin Concert Hall, October 30, 2014. (more...)

Oscar Nominated THE ACT OF KILLING to Premiere on PBS, 10/6
by Movies News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Nominated for an Academy Award®, The Act of Killing is as dreamlike and terrifying as anything that Werner Herzog (an executive producer) could imagine. (more...)

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Releases Gauntlet
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

"This new digital version of Gauntlet innovates on past titles while staying true to the brand's legendary four-player format," said David Haddad, Executive Vice President, Publishing Operations, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. "Multiplayer gameplay is at the core of Gauntlet's appeal and now gamers have the option to play with friends and family locally and online." (more...)

GHOSTS OF OCEAN HOUSE to Run 10/10-26 at Players' Ring
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

The Players' Ring ushers in the Halloween season with the return of the award-winning play 'Ghosts of Ocean House,' by York writer Michael Kimball, recipient of the 2014 John Gassner Memorial Playwriting Award (New England Theatre Conference) for his most recent play, Duck and Cover. (more...)

getTV to Present Monster Halloween Marathon Featuring Bela Lugosi, Vincent Price & More, 10/31
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Trick or Treat with getTV this Halloween, as the network conjures a monster marathon loaded with witches, Ghosts, vampires, and a slew of genre icons, on Friday, October 31. (more...)

Photo Flash: New SUPERNATURAL Season 10 Poster
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

The CW has released the Season 10 poster for its long-running hit SUPERNATURAL, starring Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins and Mark Sheppard. Check it out below! (more...)

Harry Lloyd to Star in The Print Room's NOTES FROM UNDERGROUND This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

GAME OF THRONES' Harry Lloyd will return to the stage this October in a modern adaptation of NOTES FROM UNDERGROUND, a novella by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. The production previewed earlier this year in Paris. NOTES FROM UNDERGROUND will be the inaugural production at The Print Room's new venue, The Coronet in Notting Hill. (more...)

DarkFuse Releases Jennifer Loring's CONDUITS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

This week, DarkFuse released Jennifer Loring's Conduits in eBook. The limited edition will be available in the next few weeks. (more...)

THE JUDGE, MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN Among 2014 Heartland Film Festival Lineup
by Movies News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

The Heartland Film Festival—Indiana's largest and longest-running independent film festival—will showcase more than 130 independent films and gives audiences access to more than 100 independent filmmakers from around the world from Oct. 16-25, 2014 (more...)

BWW Reviews: ONCE at the Hippodrome
by Tina Saratsiotis - Sep 19, 2014

For Baltimore theater goers, a show at the Hippodrome is a must-see experience. The ornate charm of this historical gem sets an anticipatory air of excitement for the audience. It's proven to be versatile in its staging of both new and old Broadway whether elaborate or intimate. The most recent production, ONCE, is a successful example of the Hippodrome's ability to stretch and contract its personality to fit the style of a small indie movie as well as any elaborate Disney extravaganza. (more...)

GISELLE and LA BAYADERE Set for Houston Ballet's 2014-15 Tour, Kicking Off 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch announced touring plans for both Houston Ballet and Houston Ballet II, the second company featuring exciting young dancers from around the globe launching their careers, for the 2014-2015 season today. (more...)

RAINBOW BEAST Releases Album 'Tales From the Monstrosity Scrolls'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Imagine if Yo Gabba Gabba and Tim Burton started a DIY, punk rock theater with The Flaming Lips as the house band, and you'll get some sense of Rainbow Beast. (more...)

Hampstead Theatre's DI AND VIV AND ROSE to Transfer to Vaudeville Theatre in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Hampstead Theatre's critically acclaimed production Di and Viv and Rose, will open at the Vaudeville Theatre on 29 January 2015 with previews from 22 January. Anna Mackmin returns to direct Amelia Bullmore's funny and insightful comedy about female friendship. Tamzin Outhwaite* reprises her role as Di and will be joined by Samantha Spiro as Viv and Jenna Russell as Rose. (more...)

THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT Storyteller to Weave Halloween Tales and Local Ghost Stories, 10/04
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2014

Hershey Area Playhouse is pleased to present Things that Go Bump in the Night, an evening of spooky storytelling featuring college professor, actor and local historian, Dr. Kevin Pry, on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 7 p.m. (more...)

BWW Recap: INTRUDERS Connects Some Very Paranormal Dots
by Courtney Henley - Sep 13, 2014

Ever been in one of those situations where you run into someone you knew from years ago, and suddenly you learn that they're best friends with your sister's brother-in-law's cousin? That's basically what tonight's episode of INTRUDERS was like. That plus some good, old-fashioned action, peppered with just the right amount of paranormal mystery. You wanted connections? You've got connections. We're at the half way mark in the series, and the previously blurry puzzle of Qui Reverti relationships is finally becoming clearer. (more...)

Disneyland Resort Shows a Spooky Disney Side for Halloween Time!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort is a one-of-a-kind celebration of chilling, family friendly fun. From Friday, Sept. 12, through Friday, Oct. 31, guests will explore their spooky Disney Side with special Halloween transformations of Haunted Mansion and Space Mountain; encounter Disney villains conjured by a magic cauldron; dance to the Mad T Party band and meet Mickey Mouse and his friends in Halloween costumes. (more...)

Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Wednesday, October 1, 2014
by - Sep 11, 2014

Get all the scoop on ARROW, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, October 1, 2014! (more...)

DarkFuse Releases BLOODEYE by Craig Saunders
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Keane Reid is tired of living. He's bored with his very existence following the suspicious death of his wife seven years earlier. He's not interested in TV, reading, dating or a social life. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Nick Cannon Stars in VH1's Original Movie DRUMLINE: A NEW BEAT
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

VH1's upcoming original movie 'Drumline: A New Beat,' will premiere Monday, October 27th (more...)

Cape Town Opera to Present THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, 18-26 October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Cape Town Opera will present a new production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's comic masterpiece of impetuous love, THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO (LE NOZZE DI FIGARO) in the Opera House at Artscape from 18 to 26 October 2014. The Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra, under the baton of acclaimed conductor, Maestro Jeremy Silver will accompany this production's talented cast. (more...)

Medium James Van Praagh Coming to the State Theatre in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

James Van Praagh is considered a spiritual pioneer and one of the world's most celebrated and respected spiritual teachers working today. He has brought a mind-full awareness to the subject of 'communication with the dead' into the public psyche for the past thirty years. He will do so at the State Theatre on Easton on Friday, October 10th. (more...)

Top Games Site Gets Spooky This Month with New Halloween Titles
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

The top PC games website, FreeGamePick has a wide variety of spooky new Halloween titles this October. The games center has revealed its lineup of incoming games for the month ahead with no less than half a dozen eagerly awaited Halloween themed games on the list. (more...)

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