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book: Bruce Sussman; lyrics: Bruce Sussman; music: Barry Manilow; dir: Tony Speciale.

Smartling Appoints Adi Dehejia as Chief Financial Officer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Smartling today announced the appointment of Adi Dehejia as chief financial officer (CFO). In this role, Dehejia will serve as a strategic partner to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jack Welde and lead a variety of management functions, including financial planning, customer analytics, accounting, human resources, and corporate development and expansion. (more...)

Cape May Stage to Present Liz and Ann Hampton Callaway in HERE COME THE CALLAWAYS!, 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

On Monday, July 28, Cape May Stage is ecstatic to welcome back the supremely talented, dynamic sister act of Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton Callaway in "Here Come the Callaways!" Witness their spectacular performance at either 7 p.m. or 9 p.m. at the Robert Shackleton Playhouse in downtown Cape May. (more...)

Chester Theatre Company Celebrates 25th Anniversary Season w/ One-Woman Comedy HIGH DIVE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Chester Theatre Company celebrates its 25th Anniversary Season with a special production of the one-woman comedy HIGH DIVE by Leslie Ayvazian. The production, which runs from July 22th through July 24th at the Chester Town Hall in Chester, MA, will feature CTC favorite Jennifer Rohn in her sixth CTC appearance. (more...)

Nike Lunar TR1 is Unveiled
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Nike invented the cross-training category born out of a drive to meet the otherworldly needs of multisport Nike athlete Bo Jackson. Twenty-five years later, Nike unveils new state-of-the-art performance training footwear - the Nike Lunar TR1. It is a shoe for the next generation of world-class athletes who aspire to train like decathlon world record-holder Ashton Eaton. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Music Video for Fifth Harmony's New Single 'Boss'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Fifth Harmony has shared the official video for their new single 'Bo$$.' Check it out below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Tituss Burgess, Spencer Liff and More at Broadway Dreams Foundation's 'TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT' in LA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

The Broadway Dreams Foundation (BDF) presented TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT: Defining EXTRA-Ordinary, a unique Broadway concert event with performances by Broadway's brightest and California's rising stars, on June 28, 2014 at the Ann and Jerry Moss Theater at New Roads School. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Offer Comedy, Songwriting & TV Writing Classes in September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Want to learn how to polish your comedy routine? Or try your hand writing songs or TV shows? (more...)

Gordon Voidwell, Lucy Wainwright Roche, Bombadil and More Set for Joe's Pub, 7/9-20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public Theater has announced its shows, running July 9 - 20, 2014. Details below! (more...)

Nicole Parker, Gregory Haney and More Set for Broadway Dreams Foundation's 'TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT' in Omaha, 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

The Broadway Dreams Foundation (BDF) partners with Omaha Performing Arts for the fifth consecutive year to present TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT: Defining EXTRA-Ordinary, a unique Broadway concert event featuring performances by Broadway's brightest and Omaha's rising stars. Directed by acclaimed NYC director Stafford Arima (Carrie, Altar Boyz), TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT is the culmination of a weeklong musical theatre intensive taught by the industry's top directors, choreographers, and industry professionals. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SOUTH PACIFIC is Younger Than Springtime at Music Circus
by Harmony Wheeler - Jul 24, 2014

The Music Circus scenic design by Scott Klier and Jamie Kumpf is as alluring as the great island itself, with palm tree leaves and dim lights at the plantation to draw audiences in. Even those who claim South Pacific or Rodgers and Hammerstein as classic, but outworn and boring will find enchantment at the California Musical Theatre production. (more...)

Jen Silverman's THE MOORS to Continue Irish Rep's Reading Series, 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The Irish Repertory Theatre, which 'encourages the development of works focusing on the Irish and Irish American experience, as well as a range of other cultures,' continues the eighth season of its Reading Series with Jen Silverman's play The Moors, directed by Jackson Gay. The reading will take place on Monday, July 28 at 3pm on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage of the Irish Repertory Theatre (132 W. 22nd Street). The reading is FREE and open to the public. An RSVP to the Irish Repertory Theatre Box Office at (212) 727-2737 is strongly suggested. (more...)

Range Networks Enhances OpenBTS with 3G Data Capability
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (OSCON, Oregon Convention Center, Booth #P3) Range Networks, the leading provider of open source cellular systems and leader of the OpenBTS software project, today announced the public release of OpenBTS-UMTS 1.0, providing data capability for 3G networks. The new code is available to the OpenBTS community immediately as a free download. (more...)

Duke Ellington Center for the Arts to Present Jazz Showcases, 7/31-8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The Duke Ellington Center of the Arts will present 'Ellington, New York and the Essence of Jazz,' a discussion led by composer and jazz scholar Edward Green on July 31 at 6pm, and 'Summer Serenade with Bobby Sanabria,' a concert by Sanabria on August 17 at 2:30pm. (more...)

EVERYTHING'S COMING UP ROSES, SIMPLY BARBRA, Joe Stilgoe and More Set for The Crazy Coqs, Sept 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The Crazy Coqs has announced its September 2014 schedule in Piccadilly, London. Details below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Gabrielle Stravelli Plays The Metropolitan Room
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jul 23, 2014

Gabrielle Stravelli - the acclaimed pop/jazz vocalist called 'ingenious' by The Wall Street Journal and known from her tours with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, appearances at the 92nd Street Y and her long-running Soho jazz brunch - is in the midst an exclusive two week engagement at The Metropolitan Room and broadwayworld was there (more...)

Jovani Fashions Debuts New Ready-to-Wear Line
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Known for their glamorous evening dresses, Jovani Fashions is taking their talents one step further with the recent release of their newest collection, MASLAVI. The contemporary line includes an assortment of modern and on-trend styles that bring the Jovani taste and sensibility to women's everyday lives. (more...)

Smartling's Nataly Kelly Named Direct Marketing News 40 Under 40 Award Winner for 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Smartling today announced that VP of Marketing Nataly Kelly has been recognized by Direct Marketing News as a 40 Under 40 award winner for 2014. This annual awards program recognizes young, standout marketers whose work has already left an indelible mark on their organizations, clients and the industry as a whole. (more...)

Theatrical Outfit to Stage THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION, 8/21-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Theatrical Outfit begins its Season of Compassion with the dramatic comedy The Savannah Disputation, written by Georgia-born playwright Evan Smith and, he says, inspired by today's politics and his Savannah grandmother. The show will run August 21 - September 7, 2014. The show will feature Alex Bond, Lane Carlock, Shannon Eubanks and Mark Kincaid. This is the 38th season for Theatrical Outfit, the second-oldest professional theater company in Atlanta, and the home of stories that stir the soul. (more...)

Patti LuPone, The Skivvies, Malcolm Gets & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Penton's Public Infrastructure Group Adds New Features and Functionality to Govalytics
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

NEW YORK, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Penton's Public Infrastructure group today announced that new features and functionality have been added to Govalytics, an intelligence tool that offers dynamic data and analytics for city and county governments across the nation. Govalytics offers key dynamic intelligence that identifies opportunities for marketers to win local government business well in advance of the official request for proposal (RFP) process. (more...)

Karsh Kale, Midlake, Allen Toussaint, The Deslondes and More Set for Joe's Pub, 7/23-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its upcoming lineup for the next couple weeks, July 23-August 3, 2014. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW Reviews: LOOPED is Fast, Complex and Utterly Satisfying
by Maggie Yates - Jul 20, 2014

Bravo to Ensemble Theatre, director Glen Jordan, and the talented cast of Matthew Lombardo's Looped for creating a truly fantastic experience in theatre. Looped may be a dark comedy, but it certainly delivered consistent laughs... (more...)

The Dynamics of the School Yard are Played Out Through an Interactive Sound Installation at Arts Centre Melbourne, 8/13-16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2014

Melbourne musician and sound artist Matt Ridgway aka Winterpark has joined forces with VCA's Interactive Composition students to create a free, participatory sound installation, QUADwrangle, on display from 13 -16 August at Arts Centre Melbourne's Fairfax Theatre foyer. (more...)

VIDEO: Jason Mraz Performs 'I'm Yours', 'Love Someone' on TODAY
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Singer and songwriter Jason Mraz brought a huge crowd to the plaza for a special TODAYconcert on Friday, July 18th as part of the show's Toyota Concert Series. (more...)

BWW Reviews: PIXAR in Concert at SF Symphony
by Harmony Wheeler - Jul 18, 2014

The San Francisco Symphony plays Toy Story, Finding Nemo, Ratatouille, A Bug's Life, WALL-E, Cars, Up, The Incredibles, Monsters Inc. and Brave through Sunday July 20 at the building with perfect acoustics, Davies Symphony Hall. Film clips accompany their counterparts, and even the few Pixar films that disappointed find new life and movement when highlighted with their scores. Two hours of Pixar music is pure magic. (more...)

QUADwrangle On View 13-16 August at Arts Centre Melbourne's Fairfax Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Melbourne musician and sound artist Matt Ridgway aka Winterpark has joined forces with VCA's Interactive Composition students to create a free, participatory sound installation, QUADwrangle, on display from 13 -16 August at Arts Centre Melbourne's Fairfax Theatre foyer. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jason Mraz Rocks TODAY Show Plaza on NBC
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Singer and songwriter Jason Mraz brought a huge crowd to the plaza for a specialTODAYconcert on Friday, July 18th as part of the show's Toyota Concert Series. (more...)

Shailene Woodley, Lea Michele, Jason Derulo Among Nominees for 2014 TEEN CHOICE AWARDS; Full List Announced!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 18, 2014

Summer can't get here soon enough for the return of TEEN CHOICE 2014, airing LIVE from UCLA Pauley Pavilion Sunday, Aug. 10 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX (more...)

BWW Reviews: SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY, Not Your Usual Play
by Teresa Rodrick - Jul 17, 2014

An anthology is a collection of stories with a connecting theme-subject, period, style, etc. They usually allow the reader to sample a wide variety of writing styles without committing to a novel. In that vein, Edgar Lee Masters' SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY, allows the audience to sample a variety of stories about the residents of Spoon River. These stories twist and tell the story of the town in a sort of diary form without committing to a central plot about a few characters like you would in a normal play. Add to that the addition of musicians on-stage who play guitar and banjo providing musical interludes for the actors, audiences are treated to a unique experience in a traditional theater setting. (more...)

22 JUMP STREET & Iggy Azalea Lead Second Wave of TEEN CHOICE 2014 Nominations
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

The next wave of nominees has been announced for TEEN CHOICE 2014, airing live Sunday, Aug. 10 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. '22 Jump Street' leads the second wave of nominees with seven nominations and Iggy Azalea received five. (more...)

Beyonce Leads 2014 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARD Nominations; Full List Announced
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Today, Thursday, July 17th, MTV unveiled the nominees for the 2014 VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SING ME HOME Rocks at Rockwell
by Aimee Curameng - Jul 16, 2014

"Sing Me Home" is a new musical set to premiere at the prestigious New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) on July 20th but Los Angeles had the honor of hosting its debut at Rockwell on Sunday, July 13th. Featuring a variety of performers, each song was introduced by writing team, Amber Cassell or author/singer/songwriter Kristy Hanson who penned all 13 songs. (more...)

Uptown Players to Kick Off 2014 Pride Performing Arts Festival with MYTHICAL BEASTIE, COMMENCING and More, 8/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Uptown Players, a professional theater group located in the Uptown area of Dallas, has announced its programming for the 4th annual Dallas Pride Performing Arts Festival. From September 12 - 20, 2014, Uptown Players will present a nine-day festival of plays, cabaret acts, and a concert performance celebrating Dallas Gay Pride, closing with a very special presentation of Savage Love Live, featuring Dan Savage. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Jobsite's Inventive INVENTING VAN GOGH at the Shimberg
by Peter Nason - Jul 15, 2014

INVENTING VAN GOGH is a beautifully written and acted time-skipping love letter to art history, an accurate examination of the struggles each artist (not just Van Gogh) faces in the creation of something new, and a mystery in a world that has a hard time telling the difference between what is genuine and what is imagination. (more...)

Peter Cincotti, David Wong & High Strung, THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD and More Set for TPAC's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, presents Peter Cincotti, performing on Saturday, October 25 at 8PM, the first of four major concerts in the 2014-2015 Main Event Series. (more...)

Dirty Bourbon River, Lea DeLaria and More Set for Bucks County Playhouse's JAZZ FEST 2014 in September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse under the direction of Alexander Fraser and Robyn Goodman is delighted to announce the launch of the upcoming Bridge Street Concert Series: Jazz Fest 2014. (more...)

King Center to Present HOTEL CALIFORNIA A SALUTE TO THE EAGLES, 10/19; Tickets on Sale 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

King Center and Brevard Music Group announce another concert in their Studio Theatre Intimate Concert Series 'HOTEL CALIFORNIA A SALUTE TO THE EAGLES' on Sunday, October 19, 7pm. Tickets on sale next Friday, July 25th at noon. Tickets starting at $33 (inclusive of ticketing fees). (more...)

BRIC Announces Rare Screening of AMANDLA! A REVOLUTION IN FOUR PART HARMONY at Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts Festival, 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

On the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the fall of Apartheid in South Africa, BRIC is pleased to present a screening of Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony(2002) at the Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts Festival, which is presented by Squarespace, on July 25. The screening is part of the Festival's Music & Movies series, which pairs live music with iconic films projected onto the Festival's enormous screen - the largest outdoor screen in New York City. South African musician Neo Muyanga will kick off the event at 7:30 P.M with a live performance of his score to William Kentridge's short film Second-hand Reading (2013). The evening is free to the public (with a suggested $3 contribution at the gate). (more...)

Cinnabar Theater Announces 42nd Season Featuring FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, DRIVING MISS DAISY & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Cinnabar Theater, the beloved professional theater in Sonoma County, has announced its 42nd season featuring a remarkable slate of 25 diverse plays, musicals, concerts, and culinary events. Each year, the nonprofit offers a sophisticated mix of entertainment for local audiences - and this year will be no different. Ticket packages are on sale now so that subscribers can see a show for free. Senior citizens and youth save so much that they'll see two shows free! (more...)

BWW Reviews: JAGGED LITTLE PILL IN CONCERT Triumphs at Rockwell
by Aimee Curameng - Jul 14, 2014

If you grew up in the '90s, you know exactly how Alanis Morissette impacted music. She burst onto the scene with her hit single 'You Outta Know' and followed it with hit after hit all from her album Jagged Little Pill. Alanis shaped an entire generation of strong women and her powerful voice, attitude, and unique style are not easily replicated, but the cast of Jagged Little Pill in concert: A Tribute to the Music of Alanis Morissette manage to do just that and more. (more...)

All-New Episodes of UNSUNG to Premiere on TV One Beg. 7/30
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

TV One today announced the return of its award-winning docu-series Unsung, the network's longest-running original series. (more...)

BWW REVIEWS: Riverside's WEST SIDE STORY Enthralls
by Jeffrey Walker - Jul 12, 2014

WEST SIDE STORY, now playing through August 3 at Riverside Center, still has the power to enthrall audiences with Leonard Bernstein's symphonic jazz score and Stephen Sondheim's young lyrics. The lyrical voices of Quinn Vogt-Welch and Matthew Hirsh as Maria and Tony captivate the audience. (more...)

Elektra Kurtis & Ensemble Elektra to Debut BRIDGES FROM THE EAST, 7/16 at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

With the goal of bringing a fresh perspective to music, mixing the modern beat of NYC life with the ensemble's multi-ethnic roots, Elektra is proud to announce that she will be making her debut performance with her ensemble at the prestigious Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton at Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street) next Wednesday, July 16th, presenting her new work, 'Bridges From The East'. (more...)

VIDEO: Fifth Harmony Perform 'Miss Movin On', 'Boss' & More on TODAY!
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

All female pop band Fifth Harmony, who sing about girl power and finding confidence in your own skin, performed their hit tune 'Miss Movin' On' as part of TODAY's Toyota Concert Series. (more...)

Jenna Russell, Jonathan Slinger & Marc Elliott to Reprise Roles in West End Transfer of URINETOWN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Olivier Award winning Jenna Russell, star of the RSC, Jonathan Slinger, and EastEnders' Marc Elliott, reprise their acclaimed roles, Penelope Pennywise, Officer Lockstock and Mr. McQueen respectively, in the West End transfer of Jamie Lloyd's ground breaking, splash hit production of Urinetown The Musical. (more...)

Works from an English Country Home, Islamic Art and More Set for Frist Center's 2015 Exhibitions
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts' 2015 lineup of exhibitions will bring treasures from around the world spanning the eighth century to the present to Nashville. The Ingram Gallery will undergo multiple transformations to showcase Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House, an exquisite collection of paintings, sculptures and decorative arts from Sir Robert Walpole's 18th-century Norfolk home; Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945, a comprehensive look at the Italian fashion industry from the end of World War II to today; and Ink, Silk, and Gold: Islamic Art from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, which features Islamic art ranging from the eighth to the 21st centuries and from Spain to Indonesia. (more...)

Claybourne Elder & Brynn O'Malley to Lead Signature Theatre's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Signature Theatre is proud to announce the cast of Sunday in the Park with George, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony AwardŽ-winning musical (more...)

BWW Reviews: MARY POPPINS Flies in to Sacramento
by Harmony Wheeler - Jul 10, 2014

Sold out for the entirety of its run, Mary Poppins at Sacramento Music Circus steps in time to the beloved Disney musical. Thanks to a vivacious cast and plenty of clever trick costumes and sets, Mary maintains most of her magic. (more...)

Fitness Tip of the Day: Bikers: Three Words
by Christina Mancuso - Jul 10, 2014

One day, bikers, motorists and runners will all learn to share the road and live in Harmony together. Until that time, however, we all need to respect our space to prevent unfortunate (and often serious) accidents. (more...)

Natalia Zukerman to Release New Album 'Come Thief, Come Fire' on 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Natalia Zukerman returns with her sixth studio album Come Thief, Come Fire, out September 16th on Talisman Records. The follow up to 2011's Gas Station Roses, which No Depression called 'a rare treat,' Zukerman's latest offering expands on her craft, while seeing her expand into new sonic territories, and all the while delivering her most immediate, heartfelt and compelling release to date. (more...)

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