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Outdoor Remodeling Projects See High Happiness and Financial Returns, Say Realtors'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

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Jennifer Lim to Star in DON'T YOU F**KING SAY A WORD Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Andy Bragen Theatre Projects and Rachel Sussman will present the World Premiere of Andy Bragen's DON'T YOU F**KING SAY A WORD, directed by Lee Sunday Evans (2015 Obie Award-winner for A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes; Christopher Chen's Caught with PlayCo) at 59E59 Theaters, November 4-December 4. (more...)

Nicole Campbell Pens WILLOW THE ANGEL AFRAID OF HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Nicole Campbell, has completed her new book 'Willow the Angel Afraid of Heights': a heartfelt story of an angel who has a new job in Heaven. Her only problem is that this new job requires her to fly down to Earth, and she is terrified of falling. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY, STRICTLY BALLROOM, MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS and More Set for Mirvish Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

David Mirvish has announced the 17 shows in the 2016 - 2017 Mirvish Theatre Season.  There will be seven shows in the Mainstage Subscription Series, three in the Off-Mirvish Subscription Series, and seven bonus shows not on subscription. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at World Premiere of SIMON DAWES BECOMES A PLANET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

The world premiere of award-winning playwright Alex Moggridge's unique & compelling new play with music Simon Dawes Becomes a Planet is currently getting a limited engagement at the Access Theater (380 Broadway, 4th Fl.) through Saturday, October 8. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Rachael Yamagata Releases Fourth Album 'Tightrope Walker'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Acclaimed singer, songwriter, and musician Rachael Yamagata today released her highly anticipated fourth studio album Tightrope Walker via Frankenfish Records/Thirty Tigers. (more...)

BWW Interview: SENSE & SENSIBILITY's Alejandra Escalante
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Sep 23, 2016

Playing Dashwood sister Marianne, Alejandra Escalante gives a delightful, no nonsense interview in 6 Questions & a Plug -- just as you'd expect from SENSE & SENSIBILITY. (more...)

Cinnabon' BonBites Deliver Bite-sized Happiness Nationwide
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Who says BIG things can't come in small packages? Cinnabon , the world's beloved bakery and leading cinnamon roll innovator, today announced the national "roll-out" of BonBites, one of its most significant, permanent menu introductions to date. Small in size but big in satisfaction, the BonBite is the bon Guests know and love, but in one perfect bite. (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Sean Holmes On Reviving SHOPPING AND F***ING
by Marianka Swain - Sep 23, 2016

Sean Holmes has been Artistic Director of the Lyric Hammersmith since 2009. Memorable productions during his bold and varied tenure include Three Kingdoms, Saved, Bugsy Malone, Ghost Stories, the Secret Theatre programme, and the Olivier Award-winning Blasted. Next up is a revival of Mark Ravenhill's provocative Shopping and F***ing. (more...)

Marchela Wells Releases RISING FROM THE ASHES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Tragedies in life are often unexpected and impossible to foresee. Finding ways to overcome these tragedies however can seem even more impossible. (more...)

NewFest to Honor Tituss Burgess with First Voice & Visibility Award This Fall
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

NewFest - the Film and Media Arts organization that will present its annual festival of LGBT cinema from October 20 to October 25 in partnership with Outfest and sponsored by HBO - announced today that Emmy Award-nominated actor Tituss Burgess ('Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt') will be receiving NewFest's very first Voice & Visibility Award during the festival. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Taye Diggs Guests on Next Episode of EMPIRE
by - Sep 22, 2016

On the next episode of EMPIRE on FOX titled "Sin That Amends", in an attempt to cope with life after being shot, Jamal teams up with businessman Angelo Dubois (guest star Taye Diggs), to talk about gun violence and host a summit for awareness. (more...)

Shailene Woodley to be Honored at EMA Awards, Nominations Announced
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The Environmental Media Association (EMA) will honor actress and activist Shailene Woodley with the Female EMA Futures Award at the 26th Annual EMA Awards on Saturday, Oct. 22 at Warner Bros. studios in Burbank, Calif., presented by Toyota & Lexus and Calvert Investments, EMA announced today. (more...)

UP ON THE MARQUEE: Broadway's First A Cappella Musical IN TRANSIT
by Walter McBride - Sep 22, 2016

IN TRANSIT, the a cappella musical that played a critically acclaimed run Off-Broadway, will begin previews November 10 at Broadway's Circle in the Square, with an official opening on December 11th. (more...)

RONALD THE GRUMP by Richard S. Arthurson is Released
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

RONALD THE GRUMP A Contemporary Fairy Tale For Adults Written and Conceived by Richard S. Arthurson Illustrated by Elizabeth Austerlitz (more...)

Cherry Creek Theatre Company THE LAST ROMANCE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

A crush can make anyone feel young again - even a widower named Ralph. On an ordinary day in a routine life, Ralph decides to take a different path on his daily walk…one that leads him to an unexpected second chance at love. Relying on a renewed boyish charm, Ralph attempts to woo the elegant, but distant, Carol. Defying Carol's reticence - and his lonely sister's jealousy - Ralph embarks on the trip of a lifetime, and regains a Happiness that seemed all but lost. The Last Romance is a heart-warming comedy about the transformational power of love. (more...)

Artists Repertory Theatre Announces Oregon Play Prize Winner SIGNS by Steve Rathje
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Artists Repertory Theatre awards the Oregon Play Prize to Steve Rathje for his play SIGNS. Rathje is a 21-year-old student at Stanford University and a 2014 graduate of Lake Oswego High School. Rathje is the winner after three finalists were selected from 131 script submissions by 24 readers in a blind-reading format. The three scripts were then voted on by the public through a two-month blind, online voting process. The public cast 2,072 votes to express which play they'd most like to see produced at Artists Rep. (more...)

videodesk Announces Partnership with SoftBank, Bringing the Human Factor into Digital Experiences for the Japanese Market
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

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freeFall Opens New Season with Sondheim's ASSASSINS!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

freeFall Theatre Company will open their 2016/2017 season with Stephen Sondheim'sAssassins. Directed by Chris Crawford, the show will star Susan Haldeman (Sara Jane Moore), Robert Teasdale (Leon Czolgosz), Thomas Mothershed (Samuel Byck), Britt Michael Gordon (John Wilkes Booth), Marissa Toogood (Lynette 'Squeaky' Fromme), John Mark Jernigan (John Hinckley), Lucas Wells (Balladeer/Lee Harvey Oswald), Pasqualino Beltempo (Giuseppe Zangara), and Alan Mohney Jr. (Charles Guiteau). (more...)

BWW Review: SENSE AND SENSIBILITY at Folger Theatre
by Heather Nadolny - Sep 21, 2016

Folger Theatre's season opener SENSE AND SENSIBILITY tells the story that Austen fans love, but ultimately suffers from too many comedic and stylistic additions that create a lack of balance within the production. (more...)

Christine Rotsaert Shares CHERRY MOUSE BABIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

'Cherry Mouse Babies' (published by AuthorHouse UK) is the story of a happy mouse fairy named Weefeefee and a cherry fairy named Leebeebee who fall in love in a green-aqua valley. (more...)

Perkins' Restaurant & Bakery Free Pancake Day Benefitting Give Kids The World Returns
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

In a continued show of support for Give Kids The World (GKTW), a non-profit resort in Central Florida that creates magical memories for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families, Perkins Restaurant & Bakery will once again be hosting its Free Pancake Day on Thursday, September 22, 2016. On this occasion, guests can enjoy a free short stack of Perkins famous, made- from-scratch buttermilk pancakes at any participating location. All the company asks is that guests, in return, consider making a donation to GKTW. The money raised by Perkins Restaurants & Bakery on the Free Pancake Day will go directly towards the operation of the Village's Gingerbread House, a delightfully whimsical restaurant opened by Perkins Restaurant and Bakery in 1990, where 200,000 breakfasts and dinners are served annually to Give Kids The World guests. (more...)

Bootleg Theater Presents the Second Show of its 2016-2017 Season, THE STAND-IN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

BOOTLEG THEATER is thrilled to announce the second show of its 2016-2017 season, THE STAND- IN, written by Alicia Adams & Peter Monro and directed by Patrick Murphy. THE STAND- IN will begin previews on Thursday, October 13 at 7pm; will open on Saturday, October 15 at 7pm and run through Saturday, November 5 at the Bootleg Theater, 2220 Beverly Blvd. in Los Angeles. (more...)

Casting Complete for PARTY PEOPLE at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the New York Premiere of PARTY PEOPLE by UNIVERSES (Steven Sapp, Mildred Ruiz-Sapp, and William Ruiz a.k.a Ninja. Developed and directed by Liesl Tommy with choreography by Millicent Johnnie, PARTY PEOPLE begins performances on Tuesday, November 1 and runs through Sunday, December 4, with an official press opening on Tuesday, November 15. (more...)

THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA Kicks Off Kids 'N Family Performances at SOPAC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The beloved Hans Christian Anderson tale, The Princess and the Pea, comes to life on the South Orange Performing Arts Center stage on October 15 at 2 p.m. This fun, and funny, musical tells the story of a Princess who is introduced to the King and Queen's court just in time to vie for the Prince.  However, her arrival in a rainstorm leaves the Queen to doubt her worthiness as a match for her son.  This story of acceptance and love and, of course, a 'Pea' will prove that staying true to who you are is the key to true Happiness. (more...)

Amanda Darwazeh Releasees UNDER THE TEREBINTHS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

'Under The Terebinths': the fascinating story of a boy becoming the man he was meant to become. Despite all odds, will he choose a life of peace and Happiness or a life of being a feared master? 'Under The Terebinths' is the creation of published author, Amanda Darwazeh, who has a bachelor's degree from American Military University and a master's degree from Kaplan University. A passion for writing has led to the pursuit of creating a novel that would inspire others to continue even in the most hopeless situations. Amanda was first recognized for her talents in writing when she was nine years old through an impromptu writing contest in her home county. This was later followed by an impromptu writing contest hosted by the local college. After being awarded for her talents and skills, she was encouraged to continue working on becoming an author and decided to pursue her dream. As a Christian author Amanda has sought to bring the name of God to the minds of her readers and hopes to be able to shed light on the beauty of a life with Jesus. (more...)

Ross Petty Productions Presents the Canadian Cast for SLEEPING BEAUTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

As previously announced, Hilary Farr of HGTV's Love it or List It will star as the unfairest of fairies, dead set on renovating and re-designing the Kingdom of Torontonia in her own grim image.AJ Bridel (Kinky Boots) is Sleeping Beauty, the Princess Rose. Being blessed with beauty, light and harmony is not enough for Rose and her squad goals. She wants to help the less fortunate creatures of the kingdom by opening an ogre orphanage or a unicorn sanctuary. James Daly (Master Harold and the Boys, Uncle Vanya/Shaw Festival) is Luke the lutist, Rose's shy music instructor who is part troll, but doesn't think he has a chance with her Highness. (more...)

10th Anniversary Celebration of ANABELLA LENZU at Argentinian Consulate October 20th
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The Argentinean Consulate of New York City will host the 10th Anniversary Celebration of Anabella Lenzu/DanceDrama with a festive evening of a performance of Lenzu works, a Q&A session with the Argentinean choreographer/dancer, and refreshments.   The performance, free to the public, will take place Thursday, October 20, 6 PM, at the Argentinean Consulate, 12 West 56th Street (just west of Fifth Avenue). (more...)

THE BLACK BOX Launches New Season of Music Series Events
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

THE BLACK BOX, downtown Franklin's theater, music and event venue, kicks off its third season of Local Artist and Jazz series entertainment this October. A suburban hub for great music, THE BLACK BOX is located at 15 West Central Street.   (more...)

Raul Llanos, M.D. Shares THE ART OF CONSCIOUSLY HEALING OUR ADDICTIONS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

'The Art of Consciously Healing Our Addictions' (published by Balboa Press) offers wisdom from a seasoned physician that encourages readers to shun addictive behaviors and awaken to a new reality that connects spirituality with self-awareness. (more...)

Macy's Announces New Products Inspired by DreamWorks Animation's TROLLS
by Movies News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

This fall, Macy's stores nationwide will be the center of Happiness, as the retailer invites customers to #gethappy through a multifaceted entertainment collaboration with DreamWorks Animation, celebrating the upcoming animated feature film TROLLS. (more...)

FUN HOME's Judy Kuhn to Join FIDDLER ON THE ROOF This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Just announced, four-time Tony Award Nominee Judy Kuhn (Fun Home, She Loves Me, Chess, Les Miserables) will join the cast of Fiddler on the Roof as Golde. (more...)

2016 China Miao Embroidery Charity Exhibition opens in New York
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

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Scoop: OWN October 2016 Highlights
by TV Scoop - Sep 19, 2016

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Sarah DeLappe's THE WOLVES Extends Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Katherine Kovner and Producing DirectorRoberta Pereira, extends the world premiere of Sarah Delappe's The Wolves to September 29. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at All-Female Soccer Play THE WOLVES Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Directed by Lila Neugebauer and featuring a company of ten female actors - Mia Barron, Brenna Coates, Jenna Dioguardi, Samia Finnerty, Midori Francis, Lizzy Jutila, Sarah Mezzanotte, Tedra Millan, Lauren Patten (Fun Home), and Susannah Perkins ­- Sarah DeLappe's award-winning debut play THE WOLVES will now run in an extended World Premiere through September 29 at The Realm's new home for the season The Duke on 42nd Street. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

LA LA LAND Wins People's Choice Award at Toronto Film Fest; Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The Toronto International Film Festival® announced its award winners at a ceremony at TIFF Bell Lightbox over the weekend, hosted by Piers Handling, CEO and Director of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of the Toronto International Film Festival. To watch the presentation, visit tiff.net/ceremony. (more...)

Pear Theatre Presents MAJOR BARBARA by George Bernard Shaw
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Pear Theatre continues its 2016/2017 season with George Bernard Shaw's classic MAJOR BARBARA, a thought-provoking look at human nature, religion, and social engineering. As the country prepares to elect a new President, the relationships between business, morality, and human welfare becomes more relevant than ever. MAJOR BARBARA, directed by Betsy Kruse Craig and assistant directed by Jeanie K. Smith, previews on October 27; with Press and Opening Night on Saturday, October 28, followed by a champagne gala. The show runs Thursdays through Sundays, through November 20. All performances are held at the Pear Theatre, 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View. For tickets ($10-$35) and information the public may visit www.thepear.org or call (650) 254-1148. (more...)

WAITRESS Hosts Talk-Back with THE CHEW's Carla Hall and Show Pie Consultant Stacy Donnelly
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Carla Hall, co-host of ABC TV's popular 'The Chew' and WAITRESS's resident pie consultant and baker extraordinaire Stacy Donnelly will be the subjects of the post-show talkback, hosted by Jenna Ushkowitz and Jeremy Morse, following the performance on Wednesday evening September 21 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street). (more...)

Kaufman Music Center's BOUND FOR BROADWAY Musicals Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Kaufman Music Center's annual showcase of some of the best new musicals headed to New York theaters will include shows by Academy Award Winner and 'Let It Go' songwriter KRISTEN ANDERSON-LOPEZ ('Frozen') and RICK ELICE ('Jersey Boys,' 'Peter and the Starcatcher'), plus music director ANDY EINHORN ('Bullets Over Broadway, 'Sondheim on Sondheim' & the upcoming 'Hello, Dolly' starring Bette Midler). Featuring performances by BETSY WOLFE ('Falsettos'), SEBASTIAN ARCELUS ('Jersey Boys,' TV series 'House of Cards' and 'Madam Secretary'), DREW GEHLING ('Waitress') and many more. (more...)

Michael Gray Shares YOUR LIFE? IT'S YOUR CHOICE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Michael Gray, a retired remodeling contractor, motivational speaker, coach, volunteer, self-help writer and author, has completed his new book 'Your Life? It's Your Choice': a gripping and enlightening guide book to self and life fulfillment. This book aims to motivate the reader to gain control of one's life and remove the negativity. (more...)

Didy Veldman's New Company Releases Performance Dates for this November!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Award-winning choreographer and former Rambert dancer DIDY VELDMAN has developed an excellent reputation for her expressive, thoughtful, dynamic work for a wide range of dance companies including Scapino Ballet in Amsterdam, Ballet du Grand Theatre de Geneve and Rambert.  She has recently formed UMANOOVE, her own company, to develop and perform her latest work, 'THE Happiness PROJECT' which premieres at Ipswich Jerwood DanceHouse on November 4th before touring. (more...)

Musical Theatre Factory Sets Full 2016-17 Season with Residencies, Concerts, Roundtables & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

On the heels of joining Playwrights Horizons Resident Company Program, Musical Theatre Factory (MTF), under the direction of Founding Artistic Director Shakina Nayfack, has announced its first full season of programming since its founding in January 2014. (more...)

Papatango Announces Creative Team for Matt Grinter's ORCA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Papatango today announced the creative team for Orca, Matt Grinter's winning submission from a record-breaking 1053 entries to the 8th annual Papatango New Writing Prize. Alice Hamilton will direct, with set and costumes designed by Frankie Bradshaw, lighting design by Johanna Town and sound design by Richard Hammarton. The production opens at Southwark Playhouse on 4 November, with previews from 2 November, and runs until 26 November. (more...)

Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID Comes to Life This Holiday Season at The 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

This holiday season, audiences will journey "Under the Sea" for a spectacular new production and Northwest Premiere of the Broadway musical, Disney's The Little Mermaid. Headstrong Ariel is no longer content to live on the ocean floor under the rule of her father, King Triton. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for freeFall Theatre Company's Season Opener, ASSASSINS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

The cast of freeFall Theatre Company's upcoming production of the Stephen Sondheim-John Weidman musical Asssassins has just been announced. Directed by Chris Crawford, the show will star Susan Haldeman (Sara Jane Moore), Robert Teasdale (Leon Czolgosz), Thomas Mothershed (Samuel Byck), Britt Michael Gordon (John Wilkes Booth), Marissa Toogood (Lynette 'Squeaky' Fromme), John Mark Jernigan (John Hinckley), Lucas Wells (Balladeer/Lee Harvey Oswald), Pasqualino Beltempo (Giuseppe Zangara), and Alan Mohney Jr. (Charles Guiteau). (more...)

Humanscale Becomes First-Ever Company to Achieve Living Product Challenge Certification
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

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BWW Blog: Jessica Gould - Interview With Tina Stafford
by Guest Blogger: Jessica Gould - Sep 14, 2016

During my week in New York, I had the opportunity to interview Tina Stafford after watching the off broadway show she is in called Liberty. Tina is a working actress in New York City and was a part of the tour of Once the musical. It was really interesting talking to Tina and learning about what it's like to be an actress in New York City. Here are the questions I asked her and her responses! (more...)

Patrick Lafontaine Releases FINDING MY WAY AND A LIFESTYLE CHANGE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

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New Children's Book, THE LITTLE FIERY DRAGON is Released
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

The Little Fiery Dragon is on his way to Sydney to bake hot-cross buns for sick children in the hospital when his trip takes a surprising turn. In author and illustrator Jinnie Walker's 'The Little Fiery Dragon' (published by Partridge Singapore), an accident with his bus ticket leaves the little dragon in jail, unable to make the special Easter buns for the children. With compassion, selflessness and gratitude, he does everything he can to fulfill his mission, and finds some unexpected help along the way. (more...)

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