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Joe Kivett Launches THE FOOD SAFETY BOOK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ After spending his bachelor years calling his mom for help in the kitchen, Joe Kivett decided to take matters into his own hands. His new book, The Food Safety Book: What You Don't Know Could Kill You(Constant Rose Publishing), offers answers to just about every food safety, quality, and storage-related question anyone might have. From tips on how to choose the best produce to creating a clean environment to thawing food safely to understanding foodborne illness, this new book isthe perfect kitchen aid to help keep you, your family, and your guests happy, healthy, and safe. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: October 27, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 27, 2016

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

Kohl's Launches Active and Wellness Ambassador Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Kohl's (NYSE: KSS) announced today a new partnership with six healthy-living ambassadors to energize families through motivating wellness experiences and personalized content. The company is also making it even easier to find the right active solutions for everyone in the family by enhancing its portfolio of authoritative national brands with new offerings from fitness wearables leader Fitbit and global performance brand Under Armour. Kohl's compelling combination of engaging partnerships and powerful brand expansions delivers an unmatched wellness experience for families. (more...)

'HOLIDAY TREATS' to be Released Exclusively for Record Store Day's Black Friday Event
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Elevate your Holiday listening experience this season with the newest edition to the Jazz Dispensary family: Holiday Treats. (more...)

Daniel Goldstein to Direct Reading of New Musical LOVE AND WAR
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

The new World War II era romantic musical Love and War announces their 29 hour reading, which will be directed by Daniel Goldstein (Godspell), with book by J. Todd Allan, music by Peter B. Allen, and lyrics by Peter B. Allen, Mathayu Warren-Lane, and J. Todd Allan. Ken Davenport will serve as Executive Producer. (more...)

'WIMPY KID' to Be New Character Balloon at 90th MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

On Thursday, Nov. 24, more than 3.5 million spectators and more than 50 million television viewers will marvel as the newly colorful Greg Heffley takes a tumble down the route for his first chilly flight down the streets of New York City. (more...)

BWW Feature: Desert Theatreworks Presents SHOW WRECK, a Musical Revue, as a Fundraiser
by Audrey Liebross - Oct 27, 2016

Desert Theatreworks presented SHOW WRECK, a musical parody revue, as a fundraiser. Arnie Kleban, Adina Lawson, Lance Phillips-Martinez, Luke Rainey, and Karen Schmitt presented numbers originated by FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, all of which made fun of theatergoers' favorite New York street. Desert Theatreworks is beginning several new project that require funding to continue. (more...)

From Retail Woes to HO-HO-HO$: Consumer Survey Predicts Strong Holiday Sales
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016


Patrick Page to Star as 'Scrooge' in Pittsburgh CLO's A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Pittsburgh CLO has announced casting for the 25thAnniversary production of A Musical Christmas Carol, this December at the Byham Theater. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Season 3 of WGN America's Supernatural Thriller SALEM, Premiering 11/2
by TV News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Everything in SALEM has gone to hell when WGN America's hit supernatural thriller returns Halloween Week, Wednesday, November 2 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Double Feature of Holiday RiffTrax Events Coming to Theaters Nationwide
by Movies News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

The RiffTrax guys (Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, Bill Corbett) are back and, in the spirit of the Holiday season, are gifting fans two funny features for the price of one. (more...)

Louisville's Favorite Holiday Tradition Returns
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Kevin E. Moore are delighted to announce Fifth Third Bank's A Christmas Carol, based on the book by Charles Dickens, adapted by Barbara Field and directed by Drew Fracher. Dickens' classic tale of hope and redemption finds extraordinary new life in Actors Theatre's joyous staging. Celebrate the splendor of the Holidays with this spectacular production brimming with festive fun, soaring ghosts and cheerful carols that will charm audiences of all ages. A Christmas Carol will preview November 22 and November 23, openNovember 25 and run through December 23 in the Pamela Brown Auditorium. (more...)

BWW Review: Boulevard Theatre Presents Win-Win Evening in WHERE THE STREETCAR BENDS THE CORNER DOWN BY THE ZOO!
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Oct 27, 2016

This fall, Boulevard Theatre raises the curtain once again (metaphorically speaking, yes!) at Plymouth Church with a nostalgic, noteworthy collaboration between Boulevard and Plymouth Chorale along with inspiration from Milwaukee Opera Theatre.  Artistic Director Mark Bucher produces an original production in the church sanctuary creating the charming and kitschy Where the Streetcar Bends the Corner, Down by the Zoo! (more...)

Arvada Center Presents the World Premiere of 'I'll Be Home for Christmas'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

The world premiere musical I'll Be Home For Christmas opens on the Arvada Center Main Stage on Friday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Disney Channel's Olivia Stuck in Lythgoe Family Pantos' A SNOW WHITE CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Casting is announced for the Lythgoe Family Panto! (more...)

VINIQ for Exciting Halloween Cocktails
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 27, 2016

Natalie Migliarini of 'Beautiful Booze' and Courtney Whitmore of 'Pizzazzerie' share recipes for Halloween cocktails using Viniq, a shimmery liqueur that is a blend of premium vodka, Moscato and natural fruit flavors. (more...)

BWW Review: TOMMY Brings Sound and Fury at Pittsburgh Playhouse
by Greg Kerestan - Oct 27, 2016

Director/choreographer Zeva Barzell stages a flashy and energetic show, despite not having the strongest material to work with. (more...)

Freeform Says Farewell to PRETTY LITTLE LIARS with Exclusive One-Hour Tell-All
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

PRETTY LITTLE LIARS stars Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell and Sasha Pieterse, as well as executive producer I. Marlene King, will sit down for an hour long unbarred and uncensored tell-all after show to discuss all of the series' tightly held secrets, behind-the-scenes insights, and top moments (more...)

Theatre in Historic Places: Unbound Productions Takes MYSTERY LIT to the Santa Anita Train Depot
by Ellen Dostal - Oct 26, 2016

Back in 2008, the creators of Unbound Productions - Jonathan Josephson, Paul Millet, and Jeff G. Rack - bet that audiences were ready for something different. That's when the trio began to explore adapting classical literature to create a new kind of immersive theatre no one had seen before. You know them better as the guys who produce Wicked Lit.  (more...)

MPAC Announces Holiday Programming Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

If you already have visions of sugar plums dancing in your head or just can't wait for Santa to slide down your chimney, you can start celebrating the Holiday season with Mayo Performing Arts Center. There's the classic favorite New Jersey Ballet's Nutcracker (with performances to last you all 12 days of Christmas), rocking around the Christmas tree with some of your favorite '90s artists such as Mark McGrath and Lisa Loeb at The Band of Merrymakers, and tons of Holiday cheer right here in Morristown.  So get ready to deck the halls! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Marin Theatre Company decks the halls-and stage-this Holiday season with Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley,by Playwright in Residence Lauren Gunderson, and  MTC's former Director of New Play Development Margot Melcon. This light-hearted continuance of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice picks up two years after the end of Austen's tale, with the focus this time on middle sister Mary Bennet, now a talented and confident young woman who comes into her own with curiosity and wit while visiting the Darcy household at Pemberley for the winter Holiday.  (more...)

NETGEAR Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016


GK Arts Center Presents Gelsey Kirkland Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

GK Arts Center is proud to host Gelsey Kirkland Ballet's perennial Holiday classic, The Nutcracker. This is the fourth year this production of The Nutcracker will be performed over the course of a special two-week engagement, running December 8-18 at the GK Arts Center (29 Jay Street, formerly St. Ann's Warehouse in Dumbo, Brooklyn, N.Y.).  The 18-member company is under the artistic direction of Gelsey Kirkland and Michael Chernov. (more...)

Q104 Holiday Show Welcomes Train and Andy Grammer 12/5 at Playhouse Square
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

CBS RADIO Cleveland's WQAL/Q104 will host the Q104 Holiday Show Monday, December 5 at 8 pm atPlayhouse Square's State Theatre, featuring performances by Train and Andy Grammer. (more...)

ABC Rings in the Holidays with Series & Specials All Season Long
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

ABC will ring in the Holidays with series and specials all season long, celebrating warmth, fun and family. From Thanksgiving through the New Year, ABC will be the place to go 'Home for the Holidays.' (more...)

American Repertory Ballet Announces its 2016 Annual NUTCRACKER Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

American Repertory Ballet's 2016 Nutcracker Season will run November 19 through December 18 at venues across New Jersey: Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway, McCarter Theatre in Princeton, Patriots Theater at the War Memorial in Trenton, South Orange Performing Arts Center in South Orange and State Theatre in New Brunswick. (more...)

Washington Ballet Announces FRONTIER as First Commissioned Work; Reaffirms Commitment to Live Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Artistic Director Julie Kent is pleased to announce details of her first-ever commissioned work, Frontier (working title), choreographed by Ethan Stiefel for The Washington Ballet. The work is inspired by President Kennedy and his aspirations for America as a leader of artistic, cultural and intellectual excellence. His historic May 25, 1961 "urgent needs" address to the United States Congress serves as the impetus for this work. This speech launched what became a legacy in U.S. space travel and exploration with a determination for the United States to be the first to land a man on the moon. The President and First Lady focused national attention on the role of the arts in a country and the need for a nation to represent itself through its art. They also encouraged the development of Washington as a cultural center. The President was an advocate for America's ability to educate and develop individuals in cultural, intellectual and artistic endeavors. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 10/26/2016 - FINIAN'S RAINBOW and More!
by Jessica Khan - Oct 26, 2016

Today's big news: FINIAN'S RAINBOW, starring Melissa Errico, begins tonight at Irish Rep! (more...)

ROSEANNE Debuts on LAFF w/ Complete Season 1 Marathon & All Halloween Episodes
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Roseanne Barr and her television family the Conners are back on broadcast television as one of the most-popular shows of all-time Roseanne premieres on the LAFF television network Oct. 30 and 31. (more...)

Back for the Holidays by Vociferous Popular Demand is The Bang Group's NUT/CRACKED
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

THE WINTER YARD is indeed back for the 2016-2017 season, courtesy of funding from Boston's Barr Foundation and the Massachusetts Cultural Council/Local Cultural Council (MV).  And there's no better way to kick off a season of sugar, spice, and gender-fluid mistletoe, renegade skaters, proto-punk Inuk throat-singers and the island's home-grown dance stars, than with a delirious celebration of Holiday spirit and tradition. Ladies and Gentlemen, you asked for it to come back, and now it's here - "NUT/CRACKED", choreographed by The Bang Group's co-director David Parker, in collaboration with the company.  You may likely see a few of your neighbors or offspring up there on stage ... (more...)

This Fall, Jet City Improv's TWISTED FLICKS Gives Old Movies New Life
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

 As film studios prepare to push their all-important Holiday releases, TWISTED FLICKS at Jet City Improv is turning down the noise and turning up the laughs with three old movies that prove they sure don't make them like they used to. (more...)

Pear Theatre Presents GEEKS VS. ZOMBIES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

In a radical departure from the standard Christmas fare, Pear Theatre presents "GEEKS VS. ZOMBIES," a gory fun-fest by the creator of "SUPER VILLAIN!!", another Holiday season antidote that was a hit at the Pear two years ago. "GEEKS VS. ZOMBIES" is the story of four friends who survive the zombie apocalypse due to their video game skills and encyclopedic knowledge of zombie movies. While the play contains philosophical arguments about free will and destiny, and metaphorical comparisons to the state of the world, audiences will no doubt enjoy the action scenes, raunchy humor, and plenty of guts and brains. "GEEKS VS. ZOMBIES," co-directed by James Kopp and John Morrison, previews on December 1. Press and Opening Night is Friday, December 2, followed by a champagne gala. The show runs Thursdays through Sundays, through December 18. All performances are held at thePear Theatre, 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View. All tickets for this show are $20; to purchase tickets the public may visit or call (650) 254-1148. (more...)

The CW Gets Into the Holiday Spirit with Upcoming Special Programming
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

The CW today announced its slate of upcoming Holiday specials, including the brand new, week-long Holiday series TERRY CREWS SAVES CHRISTMAS. (more...)

Circus Spectacular MOTHER AFRICA: MY HOME to Swing Into New Victory Theater for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

This Holiday season, experience the joyous spirit of Mother Africa: My Home, an all-new circus spectacular set in Cape Town's largest township, Khayelitsha. Returning with their latest show, the 2014 Drama Desk nominee for Unique Theatrical Experience brings its vibrant mix of modern circus acts with African dance and music to The New Victory Theater from December 2, 2016 to January 1, 2017. (more...)

Colorado Ballet Presents 56th Annual THE NUTCRACKER, Beginning 11/26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Colorado Ballet will present 26 performances of The Nutcracker, November 26 through December 24, 2016at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in the Denver Performing Arts Complex, with live music by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra. (more...)

Bitsy's Brainfood offers Spooky Snacks for Halloween, raises awareness to make the holiday safer for trick-or-treaters with food allergies
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Bitsy's Brainfood, a mom-run brand redefining healthy and fun packaged food for kids, encourages awareness to help make Halloween safer for trick-or-treaters with food allergies. The brand is offering Bitsy's Brainfood Spooky Snacks for Halloween a limited-edition box of delicious, allergy-friendly treats available at Target and other retailers. (more...)

Canton Symphony Orchestra Celebrates World Series with 'All American' Concert, 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Game Four of the World Series between the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs is to be played Saturday October 29in Chicago.  The Canton Symphony Orchestra's (CSO) MasterWorks "All American" concert is also Saturday October 29 at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall.  Who knew that when the concert date was chosen over 18 months ago that the Indians would be in the World Series on the same night?  What does one do when two worlds collide? (more...)

IRI Consumer Connect Survey Finds Uncertainty About Presidential Election Leaves Consumers Feeling Cautious as Holiday Shopping Season Approaches
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016


The Ballet Theatre of Maryland to Stage THE NUTCRACKER This December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

On December 3rd and 4th, The Ballet Theatre of Maryland invites you to ride the Holiday Express to the most famous destination of all time The Nutcracker. (more...)

Broadway Stars to Support Those with Disabilities at Camp Looking Glass Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Camp Looking Glass, a year-round program dedicated to the inclusion of the special needs population, is bringing together some of Broadway's biggest stars for its 2nd annual "Broadway Camp Talent Show" fundraiser. The performance will take place on Nov 7, 2016 at 7:00 PM at The Cutting Room (44 East 32nd St.).  (more...)

Stepping Stones Hosts Inaugural Friendsgiving Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

The award-winning Stepping Stones Museum for Children is all about children's educational, onsite exploration, and now they're giving adults a chance to travel to Kennebunkport without leaving Connecticut. (more...)

West Michigan 37th Annual Candlelight Walk with the Marshall Historical Society
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

The Marshall Historical Society's 37th Annual Candlelight Walk will be on Saturday and Sunday, December 10th and 11th. Event chairperson Lyne Wirtz calls it "the perfect beginning to the Holiday season." (more...)

Ring in the Holiday Season with TAM's EVERY CHRISTMAS STORY EVER TOLD…
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Start the Holiday season off with a BANG. TAM's hilarious Holiday extravaganza Every Christmas Story Ever Told…(and then some!) is the perfect opportunity to ring in the season that will have you laughing into the New Year! The play begins as yet another version of A Christmas Carol and takes "a wrong turn in Albuquerque" on the way to a B.H.C. (Beloved Holiday Classic) Smackdown between A Christmas Carol and It's a Wonderful Life. Santy Claus, Rudolph (or in this case Gustav), the Grinch, and just about every other seasonal character makes an appearance in this fast, furious, and slightly irreverent take on Holiday classics and traditions. (more...)

MTH Theater Presents CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Set in Berlin in 1931, this landmark musical is about the dark and sexually charged haven of decadence that was Weimar Germany before the rise of fascism.  (more...)

HELLO, WEST 46TH STREET Extended at Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Off-Broadway singer-songwriters Anya Turner & Robert Grusecki have added two additional performances of their highly acclaimed show at Don't Tell Mama: 'Hello, West 46th Street', an evening of new cabaret songs. The dates for this special Holiday edition are Sunday November 20 at 7:30pm and Friday December 16 at 7pm.  The show has been hailed as 'Astonishing…Gorgeous…a Triumph' (Robert Windeler, Bistro Awards) and 'Smart, stylish…Highly recommended' (Bart Greenberg, Nitelife Exchange). (more...)

Reindeer Family with 2 Babies and More to Be Featured at L.A. Zoo's Reindeer Romp Holiday Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

The Los Angeles Zoo presents a rare opportunity to see live reindeer at its Reindeer Romp Holiday Celebration, which debuts Friday November 18, 2016, and runs through Sunday, January 8, 2017 (except Christmas Day),10 am to 4 pm.  Adding to the 'ZooLAbration' of the L.A. Zoo's 50th Anniversary is the extension of DINOSAURS: UNEXTINCT AT THE L.A. ZOO, a spectacular exhibit produced and presented by the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association, now open through Sunday, January 8, 2017.  (more...)

Skylight Theatre Company in Association with Art Division Present Benefit to Feed L.A.'s Hungry for Thanksgiving Day
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Sharon Lawrence (three Primetime EMMY noms - Outstanding Supporting Actress in NYPD Blue) hosts ALIMENTO for Skylight Theatre Company in association with Art Division. Six World Premiere One-Acts will be read at the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, Shatto Chapel, on Sunday, November 6th at 5pm. (more...)

Angel City Chorale Fires Up the Season with BRING ON THE JOY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Angel City Chorale (ACC), the celebrated Los Angeles choir led by Founder/Artistic Director Sue Fink, will jump-start the season in style with Bring on the Joy, the choir's 23rd annual set of Holiday concerts and sing-alongs during the first weekend in December. The festive evenings will bring together talented Los Angeles area singers and instrumentalists with a tapestry of seasonal favorites featuring musical textures from diverse traditions. (more...)

CHRIS ISAAK HOLIDAY TOUR 2016 Canceled at Boulder Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Singer songwriter Chris Isaak has cancelled his upcoming concert dates due to a recent bout with pneumonia, it was announced today.  (more...)

American Repertory Ballet Announces its 2016 Annual Nutcracker Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

American Repertory Ballet's 2016 Nutcracker Season will run November 19 through December 18 at venues across New Jersey: Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway, McCarter Theatre in Princeton, Patriots Theater at the War Memorial in Trenton, South Orange Performing Arts Center in South Orange and State Theatre in New Brunswick. ARB's Nutcracker is a Holiday classic featuring Tchaikovsky's score and a cast of over 100 performers, featuring the professional, international dancers of American Repertory Ballet and select students from Princeton Ballet School, the official school of ARB. A Holiday tradition since 1964, ARB's is the longest-running Nutcracker production in New Jersey and one of the longest consecutively-running in the United States.   (more...)

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