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BWW Preview: Could #SELFIE Actually Be 'Loverly'?
by Dylan Siegman - Sep 23, 2014

SELFIE which is a billed as a reimagining of Lerner and Loewe's MY FAIR LADY (which itself is based off of George Bernard Shaw's PYGMALION) follows the #blessed life of Eliza Dooley (the modern version of the role that pushed Julie Andrews to stardom), played by DOCTOR WHO's Karen Gillan. Eilza works in sales at a pharmaceutical company but her real achievement is the thousands of friends and followers she's acquired on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. (more...)

BWW Reviews: LaBute's Skewers L.A. Lifestyles in THE MONEY SHOT
by Michael Dale - Sep 23, 2014

Neil LaBute's new comedy is a riot from start to finish. (more...)

Celebrating Adolph Green, Randy Graff, The Skivvies & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 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...)

Neil LaBute's THE MONEY SHOT, Starring Elizabeth Reaser, Opens Tonight at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

MCC Theater presents the world premiere of MCC Playwright-in-Residence Neil LaBute's new play, The Money Shot, directed by Terry Kinney, extended due to popular demand now through October 19, 2014. The production was originally scheduled to close on October 12, 2014. The Money Shot stars Emmy Award nominee Elizabeth Reaser, Golden Globe nominee Callie Thorne, Frederick Weller and Gia Crovatin. Performances began at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC) on September 4, 2014. The official opening is set for tonight, September 22, 2014. (more...)

Jessie Mueller and More Take Part in FWD Theatre Project Concert Tonight in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Eight veteran actors, directors, writers, choreographers and producers have created FWD Theatre Project ('Festival of Works in Development'), a grass-roots initiative for the discovery, development and delivery of original musical theater to the Chicago community. Artistic Director Amber Mak along with Collective Artistic Associates Justin Brill, Wade Elkins, Michael Gillis, Karen Multer, Steve Multer, Missy Greenburg and Scott Sowinski, have announced LaunchingFWD!, a one-night-only concert event at City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, tonight, September 22 at 8 pm (doors open at 6 pmfor food and cocktails). (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Honors A. R. Gurney and Arthur Levitt at A PERFECT PARTY Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Playwright A. R. ('Pete') Gurney, who has had 14 of his plays staged at Westport Country Playhouse, will be celebrated at the Playhouse's annual fundraiser, 'A Perfect Party: A Gala Evening Honoring A. R. Gurney,' tonight, September 22. Westport's Arthur Levitt, a valued trustee and longtime supporter of the Playhouse, will also be honored with the Playhouse Leadership Award. (more...)

Photo Flash: SPEED-THE-PLOW Star Lindsay Lohan Dons Union Jack in Time Out London Cover
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

SPEED-THE-PLOW star Lindsay Lohan is featured in this week's issue of Time Out London. The publication features an interview with Lohan about her life in London and her upcoming turn in the West End. Check out the cover below! (more...)

AUDIO Exclusive: FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Hits Movie Theatres This October! Musical Countdown, Day 4 - Another Language
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 22, 2014

Omniverse Vision just released of the original cast recording of Stuart Brayson and Tim Rice's epic new musical FROM HERE TO ETERNITY. The live double album is now available on iTunes and Amazon, serving as a prelude to the premiere US screenings of the film version in theaters around the country on Thursday, October 2; Sunday, October 5; and Tuesday, October 7. BroadwayWorld is counting down the days until the musical's big screen debut, and to celebrate the upcoming release, we'll continue to bring you daily song previews from the album. Today, check out Track 4 (Disc 1)- 'Another Language.' (more...)

Review Roundup: THE MONEY SHOT Opens Off-Broadway
by Review Roundups - Sep 22, 2014

MCC Theater presents the world premiere of MCC Playwright-in-Residence Neil LaBute's new play, The Money Shot, directed by Terry Kinney, extended due to popular demand now through October 19, 2014. The Money Shot stars Emmy Award nominee Elizabeth Reaser, Golden Globe nominee Callie Thorne, Frederick Weller and Gia Crovatin. The official opening is set for tonight, September 22, 2014. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

BWW Reviews: Lyric Music Theater Presents Saucy, Unconventional Parable
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Sep 22, 2014

South Portland's Lyric Music Theater opened its 2014-2015 season with a stylish, saucy production of the 2003 Tony award-winning musical Avenue Q. The Lopez-Marx-Whitty show is an unconventional, politically incorrect parody - a parable which chronicles the coming of age of eleven Sesame Street generation young adults on Brooklyn's Avenue Q. (more...)

HBO & American Museum of Natural History to Present SAVING MY TOMORROW
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Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of The Minstrel Players' THE GAME'S AFOOT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

The Minstrel Players Theatre Company of Northport Village are proud to be staging the Long Island premiere of Ken Ludwig's 2012 Edgar Award Winning play for Best Mystery -- 'The Game's Afoot'. This play is a follow-up to Ludwig's 'Postmortem' which the Minstrels staged a few years earlier. Performances of 'The Game's Afoot' will be over two weekends on Saturday, October 25th and November 1st at 8 P.M and 3 P.M. matinee performances on Sunday, October 26th and November 2nd at Houghton Hall - Trinity Episcopal Church, 130 Main Street in scenic Northport Village. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)

Ziegfeld Society to Present Walter Willison in JOLSON, MY DAD & ME, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

The Ziegfeld Society will present Tony Award nominee and Theatre World Award winner Walter Willison in JOLSON, MY DAD & ME on Saturday, September 27th. The multi-media musical weaves together the songs of Al Jolson to tell the story of his father as a young man, growing up in the early part of the 20th Century, through Prohibition, The Great Depression, WWII, and into the present day, and of his own personal encounters with such iconic Jolson associates as Ruby Keeler, Patsy Kelly, Judy Garland, Richard Rodgers, Irving Berlin and others. Featuring such all-time American Songbook classics as 'Rockabye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody', 'Swanee', 'You Made Ne Love You' and many more. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Adventure Theatre's STUART LITTLE a Story About a Mouse, But Far from Cheesy
by Benjamin Reiser - Sep 22, 2014

Adventure Theatre MTC in Glen Echo is kicking off its 63rd season with a triumph. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 9/20-9/21/2014
by - Sep 21, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, September 21, 2014 - Sunday, September 21, 2014. (more...)

AUDIO Exclusive: FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Hits Movie Theatres This October! Musical Countdown, Day 3 - Thirty Year Man
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 21, 2014

Omniverse Vision just released of the original cast recording of Stuart Brayson and Tim Rice's epic new musical FROM HERE TO ETERNITY. The live double album is now available on iTunes and Amazon, serving as a prelude to the premiere US screenings of the film version in theaters around the country on Thursday, October 2; Sunday, October 5; and Tuesday, October 7. BroadwayWorld is counting down the days until the musical's big screen debut, and to celebrate the upcoming release, we'll continue to bring you daily song previews from the album. Today, check out Track 3 (Disc 1)- 'Thirty Year Man.' (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for September 22-28
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 21, 2014

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: SMILE : A Broadway Reunion Concert, Celebrating Adolph Green - 100 Years of Wonderful, Jamie deRoy and Friends, Randy Graff: Re-Made In Brooklyn, and The Songs of Scott Evan Davis, featuring Karen Mason, Lisa Howard & more. (more...)

Theater People Podcast Welcomes GODSPELL, GLEE Star Telly Leung
by Matt Tamanini - Sep 21, 2014

On Monday, September 22 the Theater People Podcast welcomes the multi-talented Telly Leung. Topics discussed include his work on the musical TV show GLEE, his work on Broadway including FLOWER DRUM SONG, the groundbreaking 2004 revival of Stephen Sondheim' PACIFIC OVERTURES, RENT, and GODSPELL, and his new role as a producer on the rock musical short film GRIND starring Anthony Rapp. (more...)

Sexy Sass Dawn Derow Serves LEGIT at Metropolitan Room, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2014

Sexy Coloratura, MAC Award Nominee Dawn Derow, the New England song bird, serves it up again, at New York's Metropolitan Room in an Opera Cabaret entitled 'LEGIT,' on September 26. (more...)

BWW Review: LOST IN YONKERS- a Magnificent Opening for the Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre in Kansas City
by Steve Wilson - Sep 21, 2014

It will make you laugh, make you want to cry, and make you want to see it again, Neil Simon's Lost In Yonkers opened Saturday September 20 at the Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre in Kansas City. Karen Paisley directs the amazing production that marks the 10th season of the theatrical company and their 50th production. One member of the audience told me she had seen Lost in Yonkers in New York and preferred the Met production, with the smaller more intimate stage. (more...)

Broadway's David Burnham and Valerie Perri Headline Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2014

Continuing its 8 year reign as the most critically acclaimed, award-winning supper club of its kind in the greater Los Angeles area dedicated to presenting the best of Broadway Performers and Nightclub Artists in concert, Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal welcomes Broadway's David Burnham and Valerie Perri in their co-headlining concert debut of Together Again for the First Time, an evening of non-stop Broadway showstoppers with Musical Direction by Mark Vogel at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal in the NoHo Arts District of North Hollywood Sunday, September 21, 2014. (more...)

Antonio David Lyons Presents Showcase Performance of WE ARE HERE, 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2014

Artist and activist Antonio David Lyons will perform his one-man play, We Are Here, at the National Black Theatre Inc. in New York City on Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. This special showcase performance will be preceded by a 6 p.m. reception and followed by a talk-back session with Lyons and producer Refilwe Nkomo at 8:30 p.m. (more...)

AUDIO Exclusive: FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Hits Movie Theatres This October! Musical Countdown, Day 2 - G Company Blues
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 20, 2014

Omniverse Vision just released of the original cast recording of Stuart Brayson and Tim Rice's epic new musical FROM HERE TO ETERNITY. The live double album is now available on iTunes and Amazon, serving as a prelude to the premiere US screenings of the film version in theaters around the country on Thursday, October 2; Sunday, October 5; and Tuesday, October 7. BroadwayWorld is counting down the days until the musical's big screen debut, and to celebrate the upcoming release, we'll continue to bring you daily song previews from the album. Today, check out Track 2 (Disc 1)- 'G Company Blues.' (more...)

AUDIO Exclusive: FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Hits Movie Theatres This October! Musical Countdown, Day 1 - Overture
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 19, 2014

Omniverse Vision just released of the original cast recording of Stuart Brayson and Tim Rice's epic new musical FROM HERE TO ETERNITY. The live double album is now available on iTunes and Amazon, serving as a prelude to the premiere US screenings of the film version in theaters around the country on Thursday, October 2; Sunday, October 5; and Tuesday, October 7. BroadwayWorld is counting down the days until the musical's big screen debut, and to celebrate the upcoming release, we'll be bringing you daily song previews from the album. Today, check out Track 1 (Disc 1)- 'Overture.' (more...)

The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong and MasterArt Society Announce an Exclusive Event for Members of The Ritz-Carlton Rewards Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong has long been associated with fine art, and is home to an extensive collection of art pieces. The Kowloon hotel's lavishly designed space, decorated with impressive contemporary artworks and statement furniture from internationally renowned and emerging artists, provides the best interpretation of the term "ultra-luxury." To celebrate art appreciation, in conjunction with the Fine Art Asia Fair opening on October 4, the luxury hotel is partnering with MasterArt Society to present an enchanting evening on October 2, featuring a private art exhibition and a lecture of interest, followed by an elegant dinner prepared by Michelin-starred chef, Pino Lavarra. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of ALMOST HOME
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 19, 2014

The world premiere of Walter Anderson's play Almost Home, directed by Michael Parva and produced by The Directors Company, opened last tonight, September 18, at the Acorn theatre on Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). Almost Home stars Joe Lisi (Take Me Out), James McCaffrey (FX's 'Rescue Me'),Jonny Orsini (The Nance), Brenda Pressley (The Lyons), and Tony Award-winner Karen Ziemba(Contact). BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Receives a $2 Million Dollar Pledge from Randy and Melvin Berlin
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Jay Henderson, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA), announced today that CSOA Trustee Randy Berlin and her husband, Melvin, have pledged $2 million to the CSOA to create the Randy and Melvin Berlin Family Fund for the Canon. This gift provides support for artistic excellence in the programming of core orchestral repertoire by German and Austro-Hungarian composers—such as Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart, Schubert and Schumann—for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO). (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Highlights from ALMOST HOME!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 19, 2014

The world premiere of Walter Anderson's play Almost Home, directed by Michael Parva and produced by The Directors Company, opened last tonight, September 18, at the Acorn theatre on Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). Almost Home stars Joe Lisi (Take Me Out), James McCaffrey (FX's 'Rescue Me'),Jonny Orsini (The Nance), Brenda Pressley (The Lyons), and Tony Award-winner Karen Ziemba (Contact). BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you exclusive highlights from the show below! (more...)

BWW interviews: Director LEE SANKOWICH Discusses LOW HANGING FRUIT
by Don Grigware - Sep 19, 2014

After serving sixteen years as Artistic Director of the Marin Theatre Company, Lee Sankowich resigned in 2006 to return to producing and directing independently. Among the forty five plays he directed at Marin, there were two Estate sanctioned world premieres of previously unproduced Tennessee Williams' plays. His career began with a jump start with his successful productions of ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOOS' NEST which ran for two and a half years in New York, five and a half years in San Francisco, a year and a half in Boston, and in Israel. Since then he has worked in Regional Theatres across the country including Baltimore Center Stage, The Mark Taper Forum, South Coast Rep, Florida Stage, Geva, Jewish Repertory Theatre, City Theatre, Center Rep, San (more...)

Forward Flux to Present GREEN WHALES as Part of Salon Series, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Forward Flux Productions will present the North West Regional premiere reading of Lia Romeo's dangerously dark comedy Green Whales at the next Flux Salon gathering in Seattle. In addition to the reading, visual art will be on display from Seattle artist Sydney M. Pertl and there will be a musical performance by beat-box artist Zeke Keeble. The Flux Salon presents new works by fresh voices in intimate spaces throughout the city, and this marks the first in a series of three Salons featuring plays by female playwrights. The Salon is October 7th at 7:00pm, by invitation only (email salon@forwardflux.com for invite). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ALMOST HOME, Opening Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The world premiere of Walter Anderson's play ALMOST HOME, directed by Michael Parva and produced by The Directors Company, opens tonight, September 18, at the Acorn theatre on Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). ALMOST HOME stars Joe Lisi (Take Me Out), James McCaffrey (FX's 'Rescue Me'), Jonny Orsini (The Nance), Brenda Pressley (The Lyons), and Tony Award-winner Karen Ziemba(Contact). (more...)

Encompass New Opera, Treehouse Shakers and More Ste for BAM's 2014-15 PDP
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) today announced the participants of the third cycle of the BAM Professional Development Program (BAM PDP), led by BAM and the DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the University of Maryland. The companies for this session represent mixed disciplines ranging from dance to theater to opera. Chosen by a BAM-convened panel, the organizations taking part in this session are Encompass New Opera Theatre, Satellite Collective, Summation Dance, and Treehouse Shakers. As with the previous sessions, the DeVos Institute extended invitations to a group of organizations to apply for the training portion of the BAM PDP-expanding the program's reach beyond Brooklyn-based companies. These additional organizations taking part in the program areBalletNext, Beth Morrison Projects, S? Percussion, and Zvi Dance. (more...)

Neiman Marcus Acquires Luxury Business Mytheresa.com
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Neiman Marcus Group LTD LLC announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the mytheresa.com global online luxury business from Christoph and Susanne Botschen and Acton Capital Partners. In addition, NMG will also be acquiring the THERESA flagship luxury fashion store in Munich from the Botschen family. The transaction is expected to close later this year, subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. (more...)

Apollo Theater and World Music Institute to Present AFRICA NOW! South Africa Festival, 10/9-12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Karen Sander, Artistic & Executive Director, World Music Institute and The Apollo Theater, in partnership with World Music Institute, presents AFRICA NOW!, South Africa, showcasing today's South African music scene, October 9-12, 2014. (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary JOSHUA BELL: A YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS, 10/14
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The next edition of their three-time Emmy-nominated HBO Family Documentary Special will be Joshua Bell: A YoungArts MasterClass. Filmed in New York City and London, the program features internationally acclaimed, Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell as he mentors, travels, and performs alongside nine talented young string musicians. (more...)

The Apollo Theatre to Premiere AFRICA NOW! SOUTH AFRICA, 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The Apollo Theater, in partnership with World Music Institute, presents Africa Now! South Africa, the third installment of the their annual Africa Now! Festival. In recognition of the country's dynamic and diverse culture and in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's inauguration, this season's festival will spotlight today's contemporary South African music scene and Harlem's enduring cultural and social relationship with the country. Featuring a suite of artistic programming and an array of unique artists, Africa Now! South Africa will provide a holistic experience for audiences with presentations on the Apollo's mainstage and soundstage. (more...)

Scoop: SELFIE on ABC - Tuesday, September 30, 2014
by TV Scoop - Sep 18, 2014

Get all the scoop on SELFIE, airing on ABC on Tuesday, September 30, 2014! (more...)

Soluna Studio to Present CARRIE, 10/17-11/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

SoLuna Studio will produce the musical CARRIE: THE MUSICAL as a part their professional mainstage season, with performances running October 17th - November 2nd. Performances will be held on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 3pm. Tickets are $15 for students and seniors and $20 for adults. Group rates are also available. For more information about the show and tickets, please visit SoLuna Studio's website at www.solunastudiony.com. Pictures and other promotional material from the show can be found on Instagram at CARRIE_SOLUNA and on Twitter @CARRIE_SOLUNA (more...)

Lindsay Lohan Shares Selfies From SPEED-THE-PLOW Rehearsals
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 18, 2014

Stage newcomer Lindsay Lohan is set to make her West End debut next month in David Mamet's oft-revived drama SPEED-THE-PLOW and a new look behind the scenes of rehearsals for the play is now available to view, courtesy of Lohan herself. (more...)

Progress Global Conference Prepares Customers and Partners to Compete with Disruptive Forces
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The 2014 Exchange conference will feature more than 40 hours of breakout sessions, 10 hands-on workshops and demonstrations of how customers and partners are using the very latest Progress technology to impact their business. Sessions will focus on a wide array of practical topics, such as developer and business productivity, data management, mobility and cloud. In-depth sessions will also focus on using and deploying Progress technologies, including Progress Pacific platform-as-a-service (PaaS), OpenEdge integrated development environment (IDE), and DataDirect data connectivity platform, which work together to provide the ability to deliver powerful, data-driven business applications quickly and easily. (more...)

William Inge Center for the Arts Welcomes Karen Carpenter as New Interim Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Karen Carpenter, a producer, director and teacher, a theater-maker for more than 30 years, has been appointed the interim Artistic Director of the William Inge Center for the Arts and the 34th Annual William Inge Theatre Festival. The Inge Festival is the Official Theater Festival of the State of Kansas, hosted on the campus of Independence Community College, which houses the William Inge archives. (more...)

uStudio Video Platform Chosen to Power CES and the Consumer Electronics Association's Online Member Community
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

AUSTIN, TX - Video platform leader, uStudio, today announced that the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® has selected the uStudio platform and its popular HTML5 player framework to launch new digital video marketing capabilities for the CEA global member community and for the upcoming 2015 International CES®. (more...)

uStudio Video Platform Chosen to Power CES and the Consumer Electronics Association's Online Member Community
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

AUSTIN, TX - Video platform leader, uStudio, today announced that the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® has selected the uStudio platform and its popular HTML5 player framework to launch new digital video marketing capabilities for the CEA global member community and for the upcoming 2015 International CES®. (more...)

Third Rail Repertory Theatre Presents MIDDLETOWN by Will Eno
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Third Rail opens our season with a play we have been dying to produce since it was the hit of Portland Center Stage's 2009 JAW Festival, MIDDLETOWN by Will Eno. The residents of Middletown lead lives that are probably not too different from ours. They wake up, go to work, say hello to their neighbors, fix the plumbing, seek advice on parenting, and try to live lives that are as rewarding as possible. It's all fairly ordinary. And yet...ordinary doesn't even begin to scratch the surface of this quirky, word-frenzied, refraction of OUR TOWN. MIDDLETOWN is a quizzical fable about life in all its sweetness and pain, joy and wonder, beginnings and endings. (more...)

Arena Stage Announces Winners For OUR WAR Monologue Contest; Reading Set for 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

In June, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announced a national call for three-minute monologues held in conjunction with the world premiere of Our War, a dynamic new theatrical event and collection of short stories by 25 esteemed playwrights that explores--through diverse perspectives--the historical memory and present-day reverberations of the U.S. Civil War. The open monologue contest inspired by Our War brought in more than 150 entries from around the world, and the theater is pleased to announce the three winning monologues: Tree by Dave Lankford of New York, NY; Mary/Marcus by Sarah Pitard of London, UK; and The Peacock's War by Lisa Sillaway of Wichita, KS. (more...)

Lindsay Lohan Tweets From SPEED-THE-PLOW Rehearsals
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 17, 2014

Screen star and tabloid target Lindsay Lohan is set to make her West End debut next month in David Mamet's oft-revived drama SPEED-THE-PLOW and a new look behind the scenes of rehearsals for the play are now available to view, courtesy of Lohan herself. (more...)

Corporate Counsel Identify a Significant Need for Improvement when Evaluating E-Discovery Effectiveness, According to the Inaugural Inside E-Discovery Survey by BDO Consu
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

When asked to identify the critical factors impacting their e-discovery process, the largest percentage of in-house legal professionals (48.4 percent) rank understanding the universe of potentially responsive evidence early in the case as the most important, followed by predicting the total cost of e-discovery (15.6 percent) and reducing e-discovery review fees (14.1 percent). Another 12.5 percent report the ability to use previously collected and processed electronically stored information (ESI) for other matters as the most important factor, pointing to a desire among corporate counsel to achieve efficiencies by reusing prior work product. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 17th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Sep 17, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. '50 Shades' joins the fall-winter lineup at the Broadway Playhouse, 'Stomp' and 'Rain' join BIC, Halloween musicals begin, two sketch musicals at pH, the Muellers and Mason headline FWD's gala, Weill and Porter shows prepare to open, and Barbra goes for six straight decades! (more...)

Author Solutions Announces Schedule of Complimentary Book Signings
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

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World Premiere of Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca's ANTIGONA Set for UW World Series, 10/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

In October, the UW World Series will present the world premiere of Antigona, a new work by Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca. Hailed by critics everywhere for its transcendent and deeply emotional performances, Noche Flamenca is one of the most authentic flamenco companies in the world today, and Soledad Barrio is its star. Now, in a unique creative partnership, this remarkable company joins with acclaimed American theater director Lee Breuer to create a new work, Antigona, based on Sophocles' ancient Greek heroine. Combining live music, song, and dance, Noche Flamenca's Antigona will bring the fiery, expressive nature of flamenco to one of the world's great tragedies in an evening-length work that promises to be both gripping and intensely moving. The work is conceived and directed by Martin Santangelo with choreography by Soledad Barrio, consulting direction by Lee Breuer, and visual and mask design by Mary Frank. (more...)

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