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InDepth InterView Flashback 2013: Joan Rivers Talks JOAN & MELISSA: JOAN KNOWS BEST?, FASHION POLICE, SALLY MARR Revival & MoreInDepth InterView Flashback 2013: Joan Rivers Talks JOAN & MELISSA: JOAN KNOWS BEST?, FASHION POLICE, SALLY MARR Revival & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 7, 2014

Today we remember stage and screen icon Joan Rivers in honor of her death this week at the age of 81 with this InDepth InterView originally presented in 2013. (more...)

OWN to Premiere DEION'S FAMILY PLAYBOOK & FLEX & SHANICE, 11/1OWN to Premiere DEION'S FAMILY PLAYBOOK & FLEX & SHANICE, 11/1
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Saturday nights on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network will be packed with family and fun this fall with the return of the popular docu-series “Deion's Family Playbook” on November 1 at 9 p.m. ET/PT followed by the series premiere of “Flex & Shanice” at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Interview with Tom StoppardInterview with Tom Stoppard
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Sep 29, 2014

Ted Sod: Who makes a good director for your plays? ? Tom Stoppard: That's a really dangerous question. I don't know if it's a simple answer. Somebody who likes to do my plays is a good director for them. (more...)

BWW Recap: SCANDAL Returns; Is Olivia Still Gone Girl?BWW Recap: SCANDAL Returns; Is Olivia Still Gone Girl?
by Jennifer McHugh - Sep 26, 2014

Greetings Gladiators. The long, wait is finally over and Pope & Associates are back… ish... Last season's shocking finale left us with many a cliffhanger. Papa Pope took over as Command of B6-13, recaptured Mama Pope and ordered SSA Tom to kill the President's son, Jerry, Huck revealed that he was alive to his wife, Harrison was doomed and Olivia and Jake flew off into the sunset via Zanzibar. But then she opened her mail. (more...)

3D Printing 101 3D Printing 101
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

MISSION, KS - (Family Features) Technology seems to evolve at lightning speed, and it can be tough for business owners to sort out the latest tech fads from the tech must-haves. One recent innovation adding new dimensions to all kinds of small businesses is 3D printing. Before you write it off as a fad, read on to find out how it could be just the right fit for your business. (more...)

Kandi Burruss Releases Statement on Cancellation of 'A Mother's Love' TourKandi Burruss Releases Statement on Cancellation of 'A Mother's Love' Tour
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Kandi Burruss has released the following statement regarding the cancellation of the 'A Mother's Love' tour: (more...)

BWW Reviews: Dances Patrelle Presents ROMEO AND JULIETBWW Reviews: Dances Patrelle Presents ROMEO AND JULIET
by Barnett Serchuk - Sep 17, 2014

Francis Patrelle, the artistic director/resident choreographer of Dances Patrelle says in a program note that prior to 1982 he had never seen any version of the Romeo and Juliet ballet. It certainly sounds strange to me. Where had he been all that time? It seems that everyone I knew in the dance world had seen some production of it. Even my brothers, who detest ballet, had seen the Fonteyn/Nureyev movie. Be that as it may, I won't hold it against him. (more...)

Louisville Family Cosmetic Dentist Offers Tips on How to Save Teeth in a Dental EmergencyLouisville Family Cosmetic Dentist Offers Tips on How to Save Teeth in a Dental Emergency
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

New Albany cosmetic dental treatment authority Dr. Ronald Receveur is offering tips to anyone who has a dental emergency. (more...)

Sprint to Offer iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3Sprint to Offer iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

“iPad Air 2 combines our powerful Sprint Spark network capability and aggressively priced rate plans for an outstanding customer experience,” said Marcelo Claure, Sprint CEO. “We know iPad Air 2 customers will demand advanced speeds for personal and business applications so we are very excited to welcome this Sprint Spark-powered device into our lineup. There is no question that this is a very exciting time to be a Sprint customer.” (more...)

Apple Introduces iPad Air 2 - The Thinnest, Most Powerful iPad EverApple Introduces iPad Air 2 - The Thinnest, Most Powerful iPad Ever
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Apple today introduced iPad Air 2, the thinnest and most powerful iPad ever. Now just 6.1 mm thin and weighing less than a pound, iPad Air 2 features an improved Retina display for enhanced contrast and richer, more vibrant colors, and better cameras for taking stunning photos and videos. Available in gold, silver and space gray, the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 offer Touch ID so users can unlock their iPad with just the touch of a finger and make purchases easily and securely within apps using Apple Pay.¹ (more...)

Apple Introduces iPad Air 2—The Thinnest, Most Powerful iPad EverApple Introduces iPad Air 2—The Thinnest, Most Powerful iPad Ever
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

“iPad is a magical piece of glass that runs more than 675,000 apps specifically designed for it, and is thin and light enough that you can comfortably hold it all day; the new iPad Air 2 is packed with amazing new innovations, weighs less than a pound, and at just 6.1 mm is the thinnest tablet in the world,” said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “iPad Air 2 has a new Retina display with anti-reflective coating, second generation 64-bit A8X chip, all-new iSight and FaceTime HD cameras, faster Wi-Fi and LTE wireless, and includes the revolutionary Touch ID fingerprint identity sensor.” (more...)

VIDEO: Elizabeth Olsen Talks 'Magic' of Making Godzilla Reboot on TODAYVIDEO: Elizabeth Olsen Talks 'Magic' of Making Godzilla Reboot on TODAY
by TV News Desk - May 7, 2014

Actress Elizabeth Olsen stopped by this morning's today to talk about starring in the 'Godzilla' reboot as 'Elle Brody,' a mother and wife trying to hold it all together. (more...)

Second Plett Fringe Festival, Begins 26 JuneSecond Plett Fringe Festival, Begins 26 June
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

The second Plett Fringe Festival starts on 26 June and there is something for everyone: from magic to music and comedy to dance. This year the festival is also introducing matinee family shows for the little ones. The festival is held to benefit the Kids of Kurland School Project, a charitable organization started by two dynamic ladies in the area, Ann Fermor and Janet Holding, who had a goal to 'focus on human resources on behalf of the parents, community and school governing body' of the school. Since 2001 The Kids of Kurland School Project has helped with raising funds for The Crags Primary school and currently employs two teachers, a special needs teacher and a part time social worker. (more...)

VIDEO: Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan in Trailer for New Romantic Comedy WHAT IFVIDEO: Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan in Trailer for New Romantic Comedy WHAT IF
by Movies News Desk - May 29, 2014

CBS Films has shared a new trailer for the highly anticipated romantic comedy WHAT IF, starring Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan. (more...)

Everyman Theatre Offer Handheld Closed Captioning Devices at Every PerformanceEveryman Theatre Offer Handheld Closed Captioning Devices at Every Performance
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Everyman Theatre has announced that beginning with its upcoming production of Nina Raine's award-winning play Tribes, audience members will have the ability to use personal handheld closed captioning devices during every performance. An early adopter of the new technology, Everyman is proud to be among the first theatres in the country to offer this option to its audiences for every performance. The announcement of the new technology supports Everyman's mission to make theatre accessible to everyone. (more...)

SOLDIER'S HEART, JANICE UNDERWATER & More Set for Premiere Stages' 2014 SeasonSOLDIER'S HEART, JANICE UNDERWATER & More Set for Premiere Stages' 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

Premiere Stages will celebrate its 10th Anniversary as the professional theatre in residence at Kean University with a blockbuster 2014 Season, featuring an expanded lineup of award-winning premieres, engaging musical presentations for young audiences, captivating summer camps for middle-school and high-school students, and collaborations with like-minded organizations, both on and off campus. Over the past decade, with its unique commitment to presenting ground-breaking and socially relevant work, Premiere Stages has grown to become one of the nation's most respected centers for new play development. (more...)

Azoi Launches Wello, a Powerful New Mobile Health TrackerAzoi Launches Wello, a Powerful New Mobile Health Tracker
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Azoi, a technology company dedicated to helping people improve their lives, today announced Wello an innovative health monitoring device embedded within a mobile phone case. With just a few powerful sensors, Wello fits onto a smartphone and measures a number of key vitals including blood pressure, electrocardiography (ECG), heart rate, blood oxygen, temperature, lung functions and more with a high level of accuracy. Fast and easy-to-use, Wello empowers people to track key data, improve awareness of their body's state, and make more informed lifestyle choices. (more...)

ScreenUsed Live On-Line Movie and Television Memorabilia Auction Slated for March 15, 2014ScreenUsed Live On-Line Movie and Television Memorabilia Auction Slated for March 15, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ ScreenUsed, co-owned by Desi DosSantos and Jeff Castillo, have announced today their company will hold it's sixth on-line auction through iCollector.com on March 15th, 2014 at 10am PDT. (more...)

Andie MacDowell-led CEDAR COVE Part of Hallmark Channel & Hallmark Movie Channel's 2014 Summer PreviewAndie MacDowell-led CEDAR COVE Part of Hallmark Channel & Hallmark Movie Channel's 2014 Summer Preview
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Hallmark Channel & Hallmark Movie Channel present the 2014 Summer Preview (more...)

Inkwater MagicBox Make Online Book Covers Come to LifeInkwater MagicBox Make Online Book Covers Come to Life
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Like the inanimate monster in Mary Shelley's famous novel, most book covers just lie there ... flat, not moving. Until now. The doctor has arrived to bring a little excitement to sleepy websites. (more...)

SXSW Music Coverage: Lime Cordiale from Australia Visit SXSW for the First TimeSXSW Music Coverage: Lime Cordiale from Australia Visit SXSW for the First Time
by Kathy Strain - Mar 20, 2014

Brothers Oliver and Louis Leimbach hail from Australia and have been singing together for many years. As other band members have come and gone, Oliver and Louis continue to make music and perform as Lime Cordiale. Recently arriving on American soil for the first time, these two brothers shared some of their experiences performing and how they started out performing together. (more...)

League of American Orchestras' Board Names Patricia A. Richards as Chair ElectLeague of American Orchestras' Board Names Patricia A. Richards as Chair Elect
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

The League of American Orchestras' Board of Directors has named Patricia A. Richards Chair Elect. Ms. Richards will assume the position of Chair in June 2014, succeeding current Chair Lowell J. Noteboom, and will hold it for a one-year term, until June 2015. (more...)

Asolo Rep's Unplugged New Play Festival Kicks Off 3/23Asolo Rep's Unplugged New Play Festival Kicks Off 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Be among the first to hear the innovative new plays penned by today's freshest playwrights. Beginning Sunday, March 23 and continuing each consecutive Sunday through April 13, Asolo Rep will present its fifth annual Unplugged play festival. The 2014 festival will feature four specially selected new plays. All four performances will begin at 7pm in Asolo Rep's rehearsal hall, located at 5555 N. Tamiami Trail, in Sarasota. Festival passes are $21 and include admission to all four plays. Tickets for each individual reading are $7. Festival passes and tickets are available by visiting Asolo Rep's Box Office, located in the lobby of the theatre, or by calling the box office at 941.351.8000 or 800.361.8388, or online at www.asolorep.org. (more...)

ROLLING STONE Credits Bellamy Brothers for Emergence of Country RapROLLING STONE Credits Bellamy Brothers for Emergence of Country Rap
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

According to a new article fromRolling Stone Country, it may have been David and Howard Bellamywho originally instituted today's popular country rap or 'hick-hop.' Twenty-seven years ago when the Bellamy Brothers released their single, 'Country Rap,' they may have inadvertently set a whole chain of events into motion. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Sarah Knapp and Steven M. Alper Revisit ChamberlainBWW Interviews: Sarah Knapp and Steven M. Alper Revisit Chamberlain
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Jun 23, 2014

I sat there alone on the storied crest, till the sun went down as it did before over the misty hills, and the darkness crept up the slopes, till from all earthly sight I was buried as with those before. But oh, what radiant companionship rose around, what steadfast ranks of power, what bearing of heroic souls. Oh, the glory that beamed through those days and nights. Nobody will ever know it here! - I am sorry most of all for that! The proud young valor that rose above the mortal, and then at last was mortal after all.... When she read these lines written by Civil War hero and Maine Legend Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain more than eighteen years ago, lyricist/ book writer Sarah Knapp became convinced that she and her husband composer Steven M. Alper had to write their 'memory play.' The musical, commissioned by Charles Abbott, then Artistic Director of Maine State Music Theatre, became one of the greatest successes in the company's history, selling out before it even opened - ('it was the only show where they were scalping tickets on the lawn,' Knapp recalls). Now almost two decades later, Chamberlain A Civil War Romance will receive its first new production since that world premiere in 1996, once again at the Maine State Music Theatre in Brunswick, the hometown of Chamberlain and his wife Fannie. Speaking with the composer and writer just days before the opening, they shared their palpable excitement at the prospect of this revival. (more...)

VIDEO: Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan in New Clip from Romantic Comedy WHAT IFVIDEO: Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan in New Clip from Romantic Comedy WHAT IF
by Movies News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Below, watch Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan become friends in a new clip from their upcoming comedy WHAT IF, opening in theaters Friday, August 8th! (more...)

BWW Reviews: TRIBES - Everyman Theatre Makes Theatre Accessible to the Deaf and Hard-Of-Hearing CommunitiesBWW Reviews: TRIBES - Everyman Theatre Makes Theatre Accessible to the Deaf and Hard-Of-Hearing Communities
by Charles Shubow - Jun 13, 2014

Personal handheld closed captioning devices are available at every performance (more...)

LIMINAL LANGUAGES: COMPLEXITY AND EMOTION IN ART Panel Set for Hunter College, 6/15LIMINAL LANGUAGES: COMPLEXITY AND EMOTION IN ART Panel Set for Hunter College, 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

'Liminal Languages: Complexity and Emotion in Art' will be moderated by Natalee Cayton and Rotem Linial on June 15, 2014 at 3 pm at Hunter College, 205 Hudson Street Gallery (entrance on Canal between Hudson and Greenwich). This panel is presented in conjunction with the Spring 2014 MFA Thesis Exhibitions and hosted by the MFA Thesis Students in collaboration with the Hunter College Art Galleries. (more...)

Bremer Bank Counts on Talari's WAN Appliances to Achieve Uninterrupted Business Continuity Bremer Bank Counts on Talari's WAN Appliances to Achieve Uninterrupted Business Continuity
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

SAN JOSE, CA - Talari Networks, Inc., a leading innovator in network reliability and business continuity solutions, today announced Bremer Bank has deployed Talari's family of Adaptive Private Networking (APN) WAN appliances in its headquarters and data center located in St. Paul, Minn. and is currently rolling out to more than 100 branch locations throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Dakota. Bremer Bank is a privately held $8.7 billion regional financial services company. (more...)

Bellamy Brothers Go Global with 2014 TourBellamy Brothers Go Global with 2014 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

With their 40th anniversary on the horizon (2015), the legendary Bellamy Brothers are keeping the tour circuit red hot this year. (more...)

Stratasys Redefines Product Design and Manufacturing with World's First Color Multi-Material 3D PrinterStratasys Redefines Product Design and Manufacturing with World's First Color Multi-Material 3D Printer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. and REHOVOT, Israel, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Stratasys Ltd. (SSYS), a manufacturer of 3D printers and materials for personal use, prototyping, and production, today announced the launch of the ground-breaking Objet500 Connex3 Color Multi-material 3D Printer, the first and only 3D printer to combine colors with multi-material 3D printing. (more...)

Pacific Symphony and Segerstrom Center for the Arts Present Organist CAMERON CARPENTER, 4/4Pacific Symphony and Segerstrom Center for the Arts Present Organist CAMERON CARPENTER, 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Pacific Symphony and Segerstrom Center for the Arts are coming together to present 'a madly original organist whose programs careen across centuries of musical history and sashay deep into our popular culture (music writer Alex Ross in his book, The Rest is Noise)'-rock star of the pipe organ, Cameron Carpenter. Still only in his early 30s, Carpenter is creating quite a stir in the press: 'Carpenter is one of the rare musicians who changes the game of his instrument,' wrote Mark Swed of the Los Angeles Times. 'He is a smasher of cultural and classical music taboos. He is technically the most accomplished organist I have ever witnessed... And, most important of all, the most musical.' The headline in the Wall Street Journal read:'Not Your Grandma's Organist,' followed by this description of Carpenter: 'Alternately dazzling and subtle, and always fired by a profound musical intelligence.' The maverick musician who is causing the music world to sit up and take notice is also the first organist ever nominated for a Grammy Award for a solo album. Perhaps The New York Times put it most succinctly when they simply called Carpenter 'extravagantly talented.' (more...)

Pacific Symphony, Segerstrom Center to Present Organ Virtuoso Cameron Carpenter, 4/4Pacific Symphony, Segerstrom Center to Present Organ Virtuoso Cameron Carpenter, 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Pacific Symphony and Segerstrom Center for the Arts are coming together to present rock star of the pipe organ, Cameron Carpenter. Still only in his early 30s, Carpenter is creating quite a stir in the press. The maverick musician who is causing the music world to sit up and take notice is also the first organist ever nominated for a Grammy Award for a solo album. (more...)

Lenovo Refines Multimode Tablet with New YOGA Tablet 10 HD+Lenovo Refines Multimode Tablet with New YOGA Tablet 10 HD+
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2014

New Features Advance Model for Multimode Tablet (more...)

VIDEO: Daniel Radcliffe Talks New Romantic Comedy WHAT IF on Red CarpetVIDEO: Daniel Radcliffe Talks New Romantic Comedy WHAT IF on Red Carpet
by Movies News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

Elvis Duran's Morning Show caught up with WHAT IF star Daniel Radcliffe on the red carpet premiere of the new romantic comedy. Check out the clip below! (more...)

VIDEO: Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan Talk New Romantic Comedy WHAT IF on 'Today'VIDEO: Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan Talk New Romantic Comedy WHAT IF on 'Today'
by Movies News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan, the stars of the new romantic comedy WHAT IF, stopped by this morning's 'Today' on NBC to chat about the film which answers the age-old question, 'Can men and women be just friends?' (more...)

VIDEO: Check Out All-New Clips from Daniel Radcliffe's Romantic Comedy WHAT IFVIDEO: Check Out All-New Clips from Daniel Radcliffe's Romantic Comedy WHAT IF
by Movies News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

WHAT IF, a new romantic comedy starring Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan, opens in select theaters this Friday, August 8th and everywhere Friday, August 22nd. (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 8/8/2014 - 8/8/2014This Weeks New Movies - 8/8/2014 - 8/8/2014
by BWW - Aug 3, 2014

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 8/8/2014 - 8/8/2014! (more...)

Patent Issued for SwingHolder, a Fully Adjustable iPad Floor StandPatent Issued for SwingHolder, a Fully Adjustable iPad Floor Stand
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

SEATTLE, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Stand For Stuff announced today that the U.S. Patent office issued a patent for its fully adjustable floor stand, the SwingHolder, a device which makes the iPad useful for reading and watching movies while in a stationary position, such as in bed, exercising, or for persons confined to a wheelchair. (more...)

Last Edition: Original and Current NEWSIES Stars Recall Favorite Memories!Last Edition: Original and Current NEWSIES Stars Recall Favorite Memories!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 24, 2014

NEWSIES plays its final performance on Broadway tonight Sunday, August 24, but BroadwayWorld (and the rest of New York, we hope) isn't ready to let the musical leave just yet! Throughout the week, we've been spreading the Newsies love by bringing you favorite memories from a slew of the current and past stars of the show. Check out a roundup of the submissions below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Strawshop's BLACK COMEDY Brings Comedy Into the LightBWW Reviews: Strawshop's BLACK COMEDY Brings Comedy Into the Light
by Jay Irwin - Aug 23, 2014

When physical comedy is done well it can be a beautiful thing. I still marvel at a seven-minute bit David Hyde Pierce did with an ironing board on the show Frasier (seriously, go look it up). But good physical comedy is not easy. Fortunately for us the cast of Strawberry Theatre Workshop's production of "Black Comedy" are more than up to the task as they presented one of the funniest displays of physical comedy I've seen in town since "Boeing Boeing" a few years back. (more...)

Last Edition: NEWSIES Stars Recall Favorite Memories- Tommy BraccoLast Edition: NEWSIES Stars Recall Favorite Memories- Tommy Bracco
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2014

NEWSIES plays its final performance on Broadway this coming Sunday, August 24, but BroadwayWorld (and the rest of New York, we hope) isn't ready to let the musical leave just yet! Throughout the week, we continue the Newsies love by bringing you favorite memories from a slew of the current and past stars of the show! (more...)

SpinPadGrip, the All-in-One Device for Carrying and Displaying a Tablet, to Launch Crowdfunding Campaign on KickstarterSpinPadGrip, the All-in-One Device for Carrying and Displaying a Tablet, to Launch Crowdfunding Campaign on Kickstarter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ The newest spin on tablet handling technology, SpinPadGrip,is designed to make using any tablet more comfortable and efficient, and will launch a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter beginning September 1, 2014. This all-in-one design functions as a universal, rotating stand-handle that allows the user to hold it, grip it, stand it, grab it, hang it and spin it. SpinPadGrip is functional with most any brand or size tablet, and will even securely attach to most case materials. PowerSkin, the company behind SpinPadGrip, has previously specialized in multi-functional devices with an extensive line of protective cases that simultaneously charge the device. PowerSkin is also known for its creative, innovative and patented use of suction adhering technology with smart device accessories. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Broadway's Patrick Page Shares His Personal Struggle with Depression; Reflects on Death of Robin WilliamsBWW Exclusive: Broadway's Patrick Page Shares His Personal Struggle with Depression; Reflects on Death of Robin Williams
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 18, 2014

Mr. Page generously and immediately responded to our request and composed the moving essay that follows, which also includes his personal reflections on last week's tragic death of Robin Williams. (more...)

Premiere Stages at Kean University to Present JANICE UNDERWATER, 9/4-21Premiere Stages at Kean University to Present JANICE UNDERWATER, 9/4-21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Premiere Stages at Kean University will present the winner of its 2014 Play Festival, Janice Underwater by Hillside native Tom Matthew Wolfe, September 4 - 21 in Kean University's Zella Fry Theatre. Directed by Jade King Carroll, this delightfully quirky new play tells the story of Janice, who has a sneaking suspicion that she's losing her mind. While waiting for the results of genetic testing that could confirm her fears, Janice struggles to hold it together and pursue her art in the city. With the help of an attractive but troubled super, a devoted brother, and visions of her mentally ill mother, will Janice find her way home? Selected from over 400 submissions as the winner of Premiere's annual competition for unproduced scripts by area playwrights, Janice Underwater received a developmental reading earlier this spring, delighting audiences with its recognizable characters and locales. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Keith Urban Talks Season XIII of AMERICAN IDOLBWW Interviews: Keith Urban Talks Season XIII of AMERICAN IDOL
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 7, 2014

Today, the country music star spoke with the press about the singing competition's current season, his fellow judges, Harry Connick Jr. and Jennifer Lopez and who he believes may be the current frontrunner! (more...)

Pacific Symphony, Segerstrom Center to Present Organ Virtuoso Cameron Carpenter, TodayPacific Symphony, Segerstrom Center to Present Organ Virtuoso Cameron Carpenter, Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Pacific Symphony and Segerstrom Center for the Arts are coming together to present rock star of the pipe organ, Cameron Carpenter. Still only in his early 30s, Carpenter is creating quite a stir in the press. The maverick musician who is causing the music world to sit up and take notice is also the first organist ever nominated for a Grammy Award for a solo album. (more...)

Pacific Symphony and Segerstrom Center for the Arts Welcome Organist CAMERON CARPENTER TonightPacific Symphony and Segerstrom Center for the Arts Welcome Organist CAMERON CARPENTER Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Pacific Symphony and Segerstrom Center for the Arts are coming together to present 'a madly original organist whose programs careen across centuries of musical history and sashay deep into our popular culture (music writer Alex Ross in his book, The Rest is Noise)'-rock star of the pipe organ, Cameron Carpenter. Still only in his early 30s, Carpenter is creating quite a stir in the press: 'Carpenter is one of the rare musicians who changes the game of his instrument,' wrote Mark Swed of the Los Angeles Times. 'He is a smasher of cultural and classical music taboos. He is technically the most accomplished organist I have ever witnessed... And, most important of all, the most musical.' The headline in the Wall Street Journal read:'Not Your Grandma's Organist,' followed by this description of Carpenter: 'Alternately dazzling and subtle, and always fired by a profound musical intelligence.' The maverick musician who is causing the music world to sit up and take notice is also the first organist ever nominated for a Grammy Award for a solo album. Perhaps The New York Times put it most succinctly when they simply called Carpenter 'extravagantly talented.' (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Details for 'Fassbinder: Romantic Anarchist'Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Details for 'Fassbinder: Romantic Anarchist'
by Movies News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the details for Fassbinder: Romantic Anarchist (Part 1), May 16 - June 1. Divided into two parts, the retrospective will be the most extensive presentation of Fassbinder's films in New York since 1997, with Part 1 including almost all of his work leading up to 1974 and Part 2 (screening in November) to pick up from 1974 through 1982. The ambitious two-part series will include all of his theatrical features, much of his television work, films he starred in, films that influenced him, and films that were influenced by his work. (more...)

Voce Capital Files Definitive Proxy Materials to Elect Three New Intevac Directors at Upcoming Annual MeetingVoce Capital Files Definitive Proxy Materials to Elect Three New Intevac Directors at Upcoming Annual Meeting
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

In its letter, Voce notes that over the last ten years, Intevac has: (more...)

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