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Holiday Gift of the Year for CooksHoliday Gift of the Year for Cooks
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2014

What Foodie needs Santa when Saucepan Chef creator, Ellis Regini, already has the must-have gift of the year? This Texas baby-boomer has met the cry of cooks everywhere-for durable, high-quality cooking utensils uniquely designed for the way we cook. (more...)

FIRST LISTEN: Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea's 'Pretty Girls'!FIRST LISTEN: Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea's 'Pretty Girls'!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

Just a few days after it was leaked on line, the new song 'Pretty Girls' from Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea is officially out today. Get a first listen below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Wilbury Group Ends Season with Spectacular, Must-See NEXT TO NORMALBWW Reviews: Wilbury Group Ends Season with Spectacular, Must-See NEXT TO NORMAL
by Robert Barossi - May 30, 2015

Some great musicals are great because they take us to another time, another place, perhaps another world entirely, one unrecognizable and filled with magic and fantasy. Others are great because they offer us a realistic and recognizable image of our own lives, a mirror in which we see our struggles, hopes, joys, failures and successes. The really great ones do so while offering an audience a captivating story, deeply developed and universally human characters, stunning music and unforgettable songs with amazing lyrics. One such musical is Next To Normal, now playing as the final show in The Wilbury Group's current season. (more...)

Colin Donnell Boards NBC's CHICAGO MEDColin Donnell Boards NBC's CHICAGO MED
by TV News Desk - May 29, 2015

According to Deadline, Broadway vet Colin Donnell has signed on for NBC's upcoming CHICAGO MED as a series regular. He joins Oliver Platt, S. Epatha Merkerson, Laurie Holden, Nick Gehlfuss and Yaya Dacosta in the CHICAGO FIRE spinoff. (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars-  THE KING AND I's Ashley ParkTHE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- THE KING AND I's Ashley Park
by BWW Staff - May 29, 2015

Welcome to THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with your favorite Broadway stars. Want to know what hooked them to a career in the theater? Their dream roles? Their Broadway crushes? Read on! In this week's edition, we caught up with Ashley Park, who stars as 'Tuptim' in The King and I, currently playing at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre. (more...)

LIVIN' LOZADA and FLEX & SHANICE Join OWN's Saturday Night Line Up, 7/11
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2015

Summer fun is coming to OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network with the series premiere of the new Evelyn Lozada docu-series “Livin' Lozada” on Saturday, July 11 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, followed by the return of the popular OWN docu-series “Flex & Shanice” at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Cast Announced for MARY POPPINS at Barter TheatreCast Announced for MARY POPPINS at Barter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

The beloved Disney musical, "Mary Poppins," comes to life on Barter Theatre's stage with, not only, the largest cast of 2015, but also, one of the largest casts ever. (more...)

VIDEO: Britney Spears & Iggy Azalea Premiere 'Pretty Girls' Music VideoVIDEO: Britney Spears & Iggy Azalea Premiere 'Pretty Girls' Music Video
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Britney Spears & Iggy Azalea's 'Pretty Girls' is available now! Below, check out the song's official music video! (more...)

Neil Patrick Harris, THE WIZ LIVE Among NBC's 2015-16 Primetime; Full Lineup Announced!Neil Patrick Harris, THE WIZ LIVE Among NBC's 2015-16 Primetime; Full Lineup Announced!
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2015

As it closes in on its second consecutive season-long victory in the key adult 18-49 demographic, NBC unveils a new 2015-16 primetime schedule that combines popular returning series, edge-of-your-seat new dramas, inventive new comedies and season nine of the Emmy Award-winning musical competition series 'The Voice.' (more...)

HEROES REBORN, Neil Patrick Harris Variety Show, and More Headline NBC'S 2015-16 SeasonHEROES REBORN, Neil Patrick Harris Variety Show, and More Headline NBC'S 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2015

As it closes in on its second consecutive season-long victory in the key adult 18-49 demographic, NBC unveils a new 2015-16 primetime schedule that combines popular returning series, edge-of-your-seat new dramas, inventive new comedies and season nine of the Emmy Award-winning musical competition series “The Voice.” (more...)

NBC Orders CHICAGO MED, BLINDSPOT & HEARTBREAKER to SeriesNBC Orders CHICAGO MED, BLINDSPOT & HEARTBREAKER to Series
by TV News Desk - May 1, 2015

According to Deadline, NBC has ordered three pilots to series for the 2015-16 television season, becoming the first network to yet do so (more...)

OWN Announces New Original Programming & MoreOWN Announces New Original Programming & More
by TV News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today two new series joining its primetime lineup, in addition to new seasons and episodes of its popular returning series, and a star-studded lineup for its fifth season of “Oprah's Master Class.” (more...)

BWW Reviews: ADELAIDE FESTIVAL 2015: THE CARDINALS Pokes Gentle Fun at Bible StoriesBWW Reviews: ADELAIDE FESTIVAL 2015: THE CARDINALS Pokes Gentle Fun at Bible Stories
by Barry Lenny - Mar 15, 2015

A lot of work has gone into this production and the result is, on the whole, very good and well worth seeing. (more...)

BWW Recap: LOOKING at Patrick Put the Fun in FuneralBWW Recap: LOOKING at Patrick Put the Fun in Funeral
by Misha Davenport - Mar 1, 2015

It's another road trip as Doris (Lauren Weedman), Dom (Murray Bartlett) and Patrick (Jonathan Groff) head to Modesto for a funeral in tonight's ep, 'Looking for a plot.' (more...)

BWW Reviews: Idina Menzel Wows in World TourBWW Reviews: Idina Menzel Wows in World Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

After kicking off her world tour in Seoul just a over a week ago, followed by a total of four shows in Osaka, Nagoya, and Tokyo, Idina Menzel held Sunday her one-night-only performance in Manila capping the Asian stretch of her 53-city concert performances. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: She Can't Hold It Back Anymore- Idina Menzel Belts Out FROZEN, WICKED & More on World Tour!STAGE TUBE: She Can't Hold It Back Anymore- Idina Menzel Belts Out FROZEN, WICKED & More on World Tour!
by Stage Tube - Jun 24, 2015

Idina Menzel kicked off her world tour this spring, at Olympic Hall in Seoul, Korea, before a recent stop in Manchester. While she was there, she performed two fan favorites- 'For Good' from Wicked and Frozen's 'Let It Go'. Click below to check out both songs! (more...)

BWW Reviews: L'ITALIANA IN ALGERI, The Brunel Museum Thames Tunnel, June 16 2015BWW Reviews: L'ITALIANA IN ALGERI, The Brunel Museum Thames Tunnel, June 16 2015
by Gary Naylor - Jun 17, 2015

Gary Naylor enjoys a wildly entertaining adaptation of one of Rossini's early operas, relocated to Las Vegas and coming to a venue near you. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Summer 2015 New ReleasesFilm Society of Lincoln Center Announces Summer 2015 New Releases
by Movies News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced its new releases for Summer 2015. Scroll down for details! (more...)

LOVE THY NEIGHBOR Among OWN's July HighlightsLOVE THY NEIGHBOR Among OWN's July Highlights
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

OWN announces JULY 2015 highlights, including new and returning series (more...)

Former Rockette Jennifer Jiles' MOTHER OF THE WEEK Receives Audience Award Nomination at The Hoboken International Film FestivalFormer Rockette Jennifer Jiles' MOTHER OF THE WEEK Receives Audience Award Nomination at The Hoboken International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2015

Jennifer Jiles, (NYC Rockettes) (Kicking & Screaming), is proud to announce her new film, 'Mother of the Week', was nominated for the 'Audience Award' in the 2015 Hoboken International Film Festival at last week's gala, hosted by Gilbert Gottfried, with special Guest, Mike Starr, accepting his Lifetime Achievement Award. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG at Le Petit TheatreBWW Reviews: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG at Le Petit Theatre
by Heidi Scheuermann - Jul 2, 2015

Le Petit Theatre wrapped up their 2014-2015 season with crowd pleaser MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG.  Music and lyrics written by none other than the amazing Stephen Sondheim, MERRILY tells the story of a one Franklin Shepard (Richard Arnold) and his rise to fame in Hollywood.  Sounds like a dream, right?  But you see, there's a catch.  Frank's road to becoming a great Hollywood producer comes with loss in other areas of his life.  He abandons his career as a Broadway musical composer along with his family and friends.  Turns out fame and money aren't what bring Frank the happiness that he is looking for. (more...)

nubia Releases the First 'My' Series Smartphone 'nubia My PRAGUE'nubia Releases the First 'My' Series Smartphone 'nubia My PRAGUE'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2015

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STITCHES to Run 8/6-15 at TheaterLabSTITCHES to Run 8/6-15 at TheaterLab
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

In Stitches Jane is coming apart at the seams, and her sister Jill is trying to hold it all together. When the phone rings their lives become irrevocably intertwined, and the the fine line between self-destruction and self-control quickly begins to erode. (more...)

LIVIN' LOZADA Among OWN's August 2015 HighlightsLIVIN' LOZADA Among OWN's August 2015 Highlights
by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

OWN announces its August 2015 Highlights! (more...)

CMT to Premiere Season 10 of DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS: MAKING THE TEAM, 8/6CMT to Premiere Season 10 of DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS: MAKING THE TEAM, 8/6
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

Just as football season returns, so does the world's most iconic cheerleading squad when the tenth anniversary season of “Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team” premieres Thursday, August 6 at 11 p.m. ET/PT on CMT. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ellyn Marie Marsh Gets 'Inappropriate' Before Her 54 Below EncoreBWW Interview: Ellyn Marie Marsh Gets 'Inappropriate' Before Her 54 Below Encore
by Matt Tamanini - Jan 26, 2015

Last week I spoke with KINKY BOOTS' Ellyn Marie Marsh about the encore performance of her solo show debut 'Inappropriate' at 54 Below. In that article we talked about how the show came to be, the songs in the show, the stories in the show, you know, the normal stuff. However, in this article, things are about to get real. (more...)

Monster Energy Announces Team of Competing Athletes at X Games AspenMonster Energy Announces Team of Competing Athletes at X Games Aspen
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

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The BLU Vivo Air - America's Thinnest Smartphone - Is Now Available For Purchase on Amazon.comThe BLU Vivo Air - America's Thinnest Smartphone - Is Now Available For Purchase on Amazon.com
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

MIAMI, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ BLU Products, the market leader in unlocked devices in the United States, announced today that the new BLU Vivo Air is now available for purchase. After it's overwhelmingly popular debut at the CES Las Vegas the new BLU Vivo Air now available for $199 unlocked at Amazon.com. Everyone from editors, tech reviewers, and consumers alike were raving about the BLU Vivo Air's revolutionary design, beauty and price point, in what is sure to become one of BLU's most popular smartphone devices ever. (more...)

BROADWAY SESSIONS to Offer First 'Broadway Game Night' This WeekBROADWAY SESSIONS to Offer First 'Broadway Game Night' This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

This Thursday, January 22nd, Broadway Sessions will hold it's first ever "Broadway Game Night". 2 teams of Broadway favorites will go head to head in a series of hilarious games and challenges. Resulting in "Swan Song" musical performances. Scheduled to "play" are Charl Brown, Jessica Hendy, Peter Gregus, Ta'Rea Campbell, Mike Schwitter and Ellyn Marie Marsh. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for the 5th Annual Festival of Chocolate at MOSI, 2/6Tickets on Sale for the 5th Annual Festival of Chocolate at MOSI, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

Tickets are on sale Friday, Feb. 6 for the fifth annual Festival of Chocolate, Florida's largest all-chocolate themed event as seen in Southern Living Magazine and on ABC's The Chew, on April 18-19, 2015. Sponsored in part by Macy's, The Festival of Chocolate will allow guests to enjoy amazing chocolate indulgences, a live cake decorating competition, the Cocoa Couture Fashion Show and new this year, the Junior Cocoa Couture Fashion show. (more...)

BWW Recap: Fantasies Come True on THE BACHELORBWW Recap: Fantasies Come True on THE BACHELOR
by Patti Murin - Feb 24, 2015

Good morning/night/afternoon fellow Bachelor fans! We have officially reached the most boring episode of the season! This is the uncomfortable point where there are only three normal gals left (as normal as you can get while still going on a nationally televised program to find a spouse), and Chris is so, so confused for the cameras, but secretly knows that this is the time to sow his wild oats (ha ha get it? Cause he's a farmer? The best jokes are the ones you have to explain) before committing himself to the lady he knew he was going to pick from Day One. (more...)

Scoop: SECRETS AND LIES on ABC - Sunday, March 8, 2015Scoop: SECRETS AND LIES on ABC - Sunday, March 8, 2015
by TV Scoop - Feb 17, 2015

Get all the scoop on SECRETS AND LIES, airing on ABC on Sunday, March 8, 2015! (more...)

Scoop: SECRETS AND LIES on ABC - Sunday, March 8, 2015Scoop: SECRETS AND LIES on ABC - Sunday, March 8, 2015
by TV Scoop - Feb 13, 2015

Get all the scoop on SECRETS AND LIES, airing on ABC on Sunday, March 8, 2015! (more...)

Video: Sneak Peek - Rosie O'Donnell Talks Exit from 'The View' & More on DR. OZVideo: Sneak Peek - Rosie O'Donnell Talks Exit from 'The View' & More on DR. OZ
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 12, 2015

This Friday, Dr. Oz welcomes award-winning actress, Rosie O'Donnell, who opens up about the health of her heart after her weight loss surgery and how it changed her life as well as her decision to leave her post on ABC's 'The View'. (more...)

KEYSHIA COLE: ALL IN Returns to BET Later This MonthKEYSHIA COLE: ALL IN Returns to BET Later This Month
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

R&B songstress Keyshia Cole is making waves as she returns to BET Networks in a brand new docu-series, 'KEYSHIA COLE: ALL IN.' This third installment of unscripted series for BET Networks, documents Keyshia's life as an artist, mother, sister, daughter and wife. Over eight 30-minute episodes, Keyshia continues to confront the real-life issues that face all of us including career complications, marital strife, motherhood challenges, and sibling rivalry. With her marriage to NBA baller, Daniel Gibson, hanging in the balance, and her family in turmoil, Keyshia is back on her music grind to hold it all together. 'KEYSHIA COLE: ALL IN' premieres Tuesday, February 24th at 9:30pm ET/PT on BET Networks, directly preceding an all new episode of 'BEING MARY JANE.' (more...)

Demi Lovato Performs FROZEN's 'Let It Go' Live At 2014 Royal Variety PerformanceDemi Lovato Performs FROZEN's 'Let It Go' Live At 2014 Royal Variety Performance
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 8, 2014

'Let It Go' once again! (more...)

Brazen Theater Presents UNCLE WALT, Beginning TonightBrazen Theater Presents UNCLE WALT, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

Brazen Theater presents the professional world premier of Uncle Walt, a new dark comedy by Andrew Rosdail directed by Mark Hooker beginning tonight, December 4th at the People's Center Theatre, 425 20th Avenue South, 3rd Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55454. The cast includes Nicholas Pierro, Nick James, Coletrane Johnson, and Matt Wall. (more...)

Brazen Theater Presents UNCLE WALT TonightBrazen Theater Presents UNCLE WALT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

Brazen Theater presents the professional world premier of Uncle Walt, a new dark comedy by Andrew Rosdail directed by Mark Hooker beginning tonight, December 4th at the People's Center Theatre, 425 20th Avenue South, 3rd Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55454. (more...)

BWW Follows PETER PAN Social Media Reaction - Updating Live!BWW Follows PETER PAN Social Media Reaction - Updating Live!
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 4, 2014

BWW Follows PETER PAN Social Media Reaction - UPDATING LIVE! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Hell in a Handbag Productions' RUDOLPH THE RED-HOSED REINDEERPhoto Flash: First Look at Hell in a Handbag Productions' RUDOLPH THE RED-HOSED REINDEER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

Break out your high heels and fishnets this holiday because Hell in a Handbag Productions is bringing back Rudolph the Red-Hosed Reindeer, David Cerda's beloved parody of the classic children's television special Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Now celebrating its 17th year, Rudolph the Red-Hosed Reindeer is the longest running holiday show featuring a transvestite reindeer in the history of Chicago, and quite possibly the world. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

New Casio Freestyle Camera With Innovative Detachable Design Employs Cypress's TrueTouch Touchscreen Controller and MoBL SRAM New Casio Freestyle Camera With Innovative Detachable Design Employs Cypress's TrueTouch Touchscreen Controller and MoBL SRAM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

SAN JOSE, CA - Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) today announced that Casio's innovative freestyle camera uses its TrueTouch® capacitive touchscreen controller and static random access memory (SRAM) products. The lens of the Casio EX-FR10 camera can be separated from the touchscreen control section, which gives users newfound flexibility to set the lens down, wear it on a neck strap or hold it at any angle, while being able to view the images on the TrueTouch-powered touchscreen and snap the exact picture they want. The camera uses Cypress's MoBL® (More Battery Life™) asynchronous low-power SRAMs to deliver fast throughput for fluid image data buffering. A video on the Cypress products in the camera is available at www.cypress.com/go/vnr-casio. (more...)

iPad Air 2 & iPad mini 3 Models with Cellular Networking Available in China Starting This WeekiPad Air 2 & iPad mini 3 Models with Cellular Networking Available in China Starting This Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

iPad Air 2 is the thinnest and most powerful iPad ever. Just 6.1 mm thin and weighing less than a pound, iPad Air 2 is packed with amazing new innovations—an improved Retina display with a new anti-reflective coating that reduces glare by 56 percent* for enhanced viewing in the office, the classroom or outdoors; all new iSight and FaceTime cameras for capturing stunning photos and videos; second generation 64-bit A8X chip that delivers improved CPU and graphics performance while playing games or working; and the revolutionary Touch ID, a simple and secure way to unlock iPad with just the touch of a finger and authenticate within apps to better protect logins and data. Thin and light enough that you can comfortably hold it all day, iPad Air 2 still delivers the up to 10-hour battery life** users expect from iPad. iPad Air 2 with WLAN + Cellular delivers faster WLAN and FDD-LTE for up to 50 percent faster cellular connections*** so users can easily get and stay connected wherever they go. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE THREE LITTLE PIGS, Palace Theatre, August 6 2015BWW Reviews: THE THREE LITTLE PIGS, Palace Theatre, August 6 2015
by Carrie Dunn - Aug 7, 2015

I was invited to the exciting West End launch of Stiles and Drewe's latest, The Three Little Pigs - but as customary when I'm reviewing shows that are primarily aimed at a younger audience, I'll emphasise that what I thought about it doesn't really matter... (more...)

July Quotables from NBC's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLONJuly Quotables from NBC's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON
by TV News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

Below, check out quotables from 'THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON' July 27 - July 31 (more...)

BWW Review: ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE is a Hit for York Little TheatreBWW Review: ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE is a Hit for York Little Theatre
by Marakay Rogers - Aug 19, 2015

Director Christopher Quigley takes the popular Ted Swindley musical back to some comic and musical roots at York's Studio Theatre (more...)

Itzhaki-Weinberger Group reports 2014 results and achievementsItzhaki-Weinberger Group reports 2014 results and achievements
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2015

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Angela Spindler Wins Platinum in A' Packaging Design AwardsAngela Spindler Wins Platinum in A' Packaging Design Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

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Britney Spears to Premiere 'Pretty Girls' ft Iggy Azalea on 2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDSBritney Spears to Premiere 'Pretty Girls' ft Iggy Azalea on 2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Music superstar Britney Spears will return to the global television stage for a must-see performance of her new single, "Pretty Girls" featuring Iggy Azalea, on the "2015 Billboard Music Awards." (more...)

GOOD DAY NEW YORK's Mike Woods to Host Fencing in the Schools Gala, 5/14GOOD DAY NEW YORK's Mike Woods to Host Fencing in the Schools Gala, 5/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

On Thursday evening, May 14, 2015 Fencing in the Schools will hold it's second annual benefit celebration at the Salmagundi Art Club in Manhattan to support the growth of youth fencing across the country. Mike Woods, Meteorologist for Fox 5's 'Good Day New York', will host the event, which will feature an exciting demonstration from the US Olympic Fencing team. (more...)

Quotables from NBC's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, Week of 4/6Quotables from NBC's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, Week of 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

Below, check out monologue quotables fromNBC's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, for the week of April 6: (more...)

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