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VS. Theatre and Firefly Theater & Films to Present Revised Version of COMPLETENESS, 11/6-12/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

The award-winning companies VS. Theatre and Firefly Theater & Films are co-producing the West Coast Premiere of a newly revised version of Itamar Moses' COMPLETENESS. (more...)

NBC's NFL FOOTBALL Leads Network to Top-Rated Week
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

NBC has dominated the primetime ratings week of Sept. 1-7, led by big Thursday and Sunday NFL season-opening telecasts of “Sunday Night Football,” which propelled NBC to the highest adult 18-49 weekly average for any network since the Sochi Olympics (more...)

Beoga, Tuesday Night Flicks, Mariachi Divas, AN IRISH CHRISTMAS and More Set for NVOH's Sept-Oct 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

Napa Valley Opera House has announced its September-October 2014 lineup. Scroll down for details! (more...)

King's College Hospital Uses Netwrix Auditor to Secure ICT Network
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

IRVINE, CA(Marketwired - Sep 9, 2014) -  Netwrix Corporation, the #1 provider of change and configuration auditing software, today announced that Netwrix Auditor is helping King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in London (UK) by providing full visibility into who is making changes, when and where. The solution works to improve the security and compliance of the hospital's main Microsoft Windows server-based network, which manages the tasks of authenticating and authorizing its 10,000-plus users, checking passwords, enforcing security policies for all the computers, and installing and updating software. (more...)

Screaming Females Announce National Fall Tour w/ PUJOL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Earlier this year New Brunswick, NJ-based Screaming Females released the Steve Albini recorded double live album “Live At The Hideout.” This fall they will be going back out on the road with their explosive live show, supported by PUJOL (Saddle Creek). (more...)

Danny Burstein, Jennifer Laura Thompson & More Sign on for CONSTRUCTION Film
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Vision Vehicle Productions announced today that the independent studio has sold worldwide rights to its next two features, PASS THE LIGHT and CONSTRUCTION, to DigiNext. Both films will be released theatrically and downstream through DigiNext's unique direct-to-consumer (DtoC) platform, a customized end-to-end solution for independent features and documentaries. Digiplex (NASDAQ: DCIN), DigiNext's JV co-owner with Nehst Out, agreed to be acquired by Carmike Cinemas (NASDAQ: CKEC), the nation's fourth largest exhibitor, in a transaction announced in May. Inclusive of the 200+ screens being purchased, Carmike's domestic footprint will expand to approximately 3,000 screens across 41 states. Vision Vehicle Productions' features will be the first narrative films to utilize this unique theatrical release and DtoC distribution platform. (more...)

Super-Sized Action, Drama, Comic Relief and Super Powers: Charter On Demand Brings It With Marvel Superheroes
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Marvel's superheroes Captain America, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, The Incredible Hulk and the Avengers have collectively saved the world countless times. Charter brings these heroes of Marvel's cinematic universe to Charter On Demand through September 23.Over the years, Marvel's men (and women) have become Kings and queens of the box office. Who doesn't love to see Spidey or Iron Man tackle issues that are too tough for ordinary mortals to handle or Captain America and all of the Avengers, lending a super human hand where there's a need. (more...)

AEG Names Toshiba The Official Electronics Provider And Founding Partner Of STAPLES Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc. has been named a 'Founding Partner' and the Official Electronics Provider of STAPLES Center by AEG, owners of the downtown Los Angeles sports and entertainment arena. As the exclusive supplier of digital signage and displaysfor the arena, Toshiba will supply STAPLES Center with more than 800 displays while receiving interactive digital signage, multi-media content, venue and affiliate product placement, as well as a comprehensive social media program with the Los Angeles Kings to enhance fan experience. The multi-year deal was brokered by AEG Global Partnerships. (more...)

FLYLEAF Premiere New Album 'Between The Stars' Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Today (9/8), FLYLEAF—the five-piece, multi-platinum alternative rock band—have partnered with Yahoo! Music to exclusively premiere the band's fourth studio album BETWEEN THE STARS (more...)

Radio Host Ira Glass Coming to Merriam Theater, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Award-Winning radio host and producer Ira Glass recreates his public radio program, This American Life, at the Merriam Theater on Saturday,November 15 at 8 p.m. Named Time magazine's "Best Radio Host in America," Glass reinvents radio onstage with compelling, behind the scenes storytelling that pushes journalism to new heights. Glass engages audiences with narration, pre-taped vignettes and music, anecdotally sharing almost twenty years of on-air experienceabout what goes into making a good story. (more...)

Twenty-Seven Billy Elliots to Take the Stage in BILLY ELLIOT MUSICAL Live Special Mash-Up Finale on 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Twenty-seven former and current Billy Elliots will unite on stage in a specially choreographed mash-up finale onSunday 28 September when Billy Elliot the Musical is broadcast live from the Victoria Palace Theatre to cinemas across the UK and around the world. All three original Billy Elliots - James Lomas, George Maguire and Liam Mower - will take part in the spectacular finale. In addition, as previously announced, Liam Mower will play the role of Older Billy at this performance. (more...)

Trans-Siberian Orchestra to Perform at Taco Bell Arena, 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) will wrap up 2014 by performing their rock opera The Christmas Attic live for the first time in arenas across the nation on their Winter Tour 2014, beginning on November 13th. While 1998's The Christmas Attic features one of the band's most popular songs 'Christmas Canon,' surprisingly, it is the only album of The Christmas Trilogy never to be performed live. The 2014 Winter Tour will find TSO playing more than 120 shows in 71 cities across North America. The tour goes on sale on September 12th (see for details) and will be presented by Hallmark Channel. (more...)

Easter Seals Central Texas to Present 2nd Annual DIA DE LOS MUERTOS Festival, 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Easter Seals Central Texas presents its second annual Dia de los Muertos ('Day of the Dead') Festival, Saturday, October 25, 2014 from Noon - 11:00 pm at the Oswaldo A.B. Cantu/Pan American Recreation Center, 2100 East 3rd Street, Austin. Following the festival's stellar success last year, the celebration returns with a full day of Dia de los Muertos activities for the entire family, featuring a celebrity line-up of live music. Proceeds will benefit Easter Seals Central Texas' mission of promoting independence and creating opportunities for people with disabilities. (more...)

R.S. Embach Releases Two Fantasy Novels in One Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Book Information: 'The Chronicle of Casaara' By R.S. Embach ISBN: 978-1492336785 ASIN: B00FGT2SHS Pages: 308 Genre: Fantasy/Adventure A world in torment. An Absent Guardian. A girl led by Fate. Awakened in a forest with no recollection of her past, and led by ominous visions of the grave future of a dying world, Casaara must embark on an epic journey to prevent the encroaching apocalypse. Together with her warrior allies Yoralt and Dharig, and youthful healer Euhn, she must race against the sands of time to secure the blessings of the seven Guardians of Creation before the evil heir to the heavenly throne claims them for himself - and the Spirit of Life is extinguished forever. Darkness is swallowing the light... Book Information: 'Kings of Qapra' Book One, The Seventh Age series ISBN: 978-1499156553 ASIN: B00JQ65EQY Published: April 2014 Genre: Epic Fantasy The unstoppable forces of Qapra-led by a crafty priest bent on the reclamation of the Relics of the Third Age, and a bloodthirsty warmonger driven by an unquenchable thirst for power-have reignited wars against the kingdoms of the sixth moon of the ringed planet Saccris. All that stand between the forces of evil and the resurgence of unrelenting darkness are an exiled queen and her unborn child. With but a handful of allies, and innumerable enemies at her back, Aiyla must reach safe sanctuary before all hope is lost, and the inhabitants of Sunos are plunged into eternal despair. Both books are available in print and ebook format. About The Author: R.S. Emblach is a 33-year old regular guy from Omaha, Nebraska who still has no real idea of what he want to be when he grow up. He has always enjoyed creative writing, and finally decided to write a book. Currently he has little time to write as he has a regular 'day job' working at one of the local casinos, but ideally he would like to one day make it as a writer full time. A man can dream... For more information, review copies, or interviews please contact the author at: R.S. Embach Email: Website: (more...)

Kabam Gets Medieval with Strategy Wargame, Kings of the Realm, on the App Store
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Kabam, the leader in the western world for free-to-play core games for traditional players, today announced the launch of Kings of the Realm for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, a medieval-themed massively multiplayer strategy war game, available worldwide on the App Store. (more...)

96 Percent of U.S. Housing Markets Still Affordable for Recent Grads Saddled With Student Loan Debt
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

IRVINE, CA(Marketwired - Sep 4, 2014) - RealtyTrac® (, the nation's leading source for comprehensive housing data, today released a report analyzing the affordability of homeownership for recent college graduates, which found that 96 percent of U.S. housing markets are still affordable for recent graduates making the median household income even those with student loans. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Aaron Tveit Stars in Season Finale of USA's GRACELAND
by - Sep 4, 2014

In the Season Finale of USA Network's GRACELAND titled "Faith 7", as the arrests of Sid and the Solanos near, even the best laid plans begin to crumble. (more...)

CHICAGO FIRE Stars Jesse Spencer and Taylor Kinney to Serve as Grand Marshals for the GREAT CHICAGO FIRE FESTIVAL, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Television and film actors Jesse Spencer and Taylor Kinney, both stars of the hit NBC drama "Chicago Fire," will lend their heat to the inaugural Great Chicago Fire Festival, the free spectacle of fire on the Chicago River set to take place Saturday, October 4. The Great Chicago Fire Festival, celebrating Chicago's grit, greatness and renewal following the historic Great Chicago Fire of 1871, is presented by Redmoon with the City of Chicago'sDepartment of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and Chicago Park District. Activity takes place between the State Street and Columbus Drive bridges in the heart of downtown beginning at 8 pm. (more...)

HBO Developing Romantic Drama Starring Patricia Clarkson
by TV News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

The untitled project will reunite Clarkson with Ruba Nadda and Alan Poul, with Nadda directing and writing the pilot. Nadda and Poul will also executive produce with Clarkson. (more...)

VIVIEN: LETTER TO LARRY, Starring Susie Lindeman, Comes to Jermyn Street Theatre, Sept 29-Nov 5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Following the Paris World Premiere season in 2013, and special performances celebrating Vivien Leigh's 100th anniversary, Donald Macdonald's new VIVIEN: Letter to Larry plays Jermyn Street Theatre's inaugural Matinee Seasons, in Autumn 2014, starring Susie Lindeman. The show runs 29 September - 5 November 2014 at Jermyn Street Theatre. Press performance October 1 2.30pm. (more...)

CHICAGO FIRE Stars to Serve as Grand Marshals of Great Chicago Fire Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Television and film actors Jesse Spencer and Taylor Kinney, both stars of the hit NBC drama 'Chicago Fire,' will lend their heat to the inaugural Great Chicago Fire Festival, the free spectacle of fire on the Chicago River set to take place Saturday, October 4. The Great Chicago Fire Festival, celebrating Chicago's grit, greatness and renewal following the historic Great Chicago Fire of 1871, is presented by Redmoon with the City of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and Chicago Park District. Activity takes place between the State Street and Columbus Drive bridges in the heart of downtown beginning at 8 pm. (more...)

Red Hot Chilli Pipers to Play Warner Theatre, 9/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

The Red Hot Chilli Pipers will be performing live at the Warner Theatre in Torrington, CT on Thursday, September 11 at 8 pm. (more...)

Tony Nominee Joshua Henry Makes His Joe's Pub Debut Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

With a love of R&B, a passion for Broadway, and a unique voice that embodies the two, Two-time Tony Award Nominee Joshua Henry will share an exciting mix of his own arrangements that combine pop hits, Broadway, and original tunes in his Joe's Pub debut (tonight, September 22 at 7:30PM). (more...)

Jim Speake to Bring 'I'M A BRASS BAND' to The Duplex in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

MAC (Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs) nominee Jim Speake, the loveable actor-singer who hails from Alabama, has a certain charm that has his audiences wanting to see him more than they already do! And they will very soon, when Jim brings back the acclaimed show "I'm a Brass Band, Jim Speake Sings Cy Coleman at the Duplex" for two more performances. (more...)

Tony Nominee Joshua Henry Will Make Joe's Pub Debut on 9/22!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

With a love of R&B, a passion for Broadway, and a unique voice that embodies the two, Two-time Tony Award Nominee Joshua Henry will share an exciting mix of his own arrangements that combine pop hits, Broadway, and original tunes in his Joe's Pub debut (September 22 at 7:30PM). Whether it's mixing Sam Cooke with John Kander or John Legend with Gershwin, the evening is as diverse as the composers, but the songs all touch the soul. Fresh off of his Tony-Nominated role in Broadway's Violet, he showcases a voice that NY Magazine raves 'brings the house down.' (more...)

Nick Offerman Coming to Santa Rosa's Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts welcomes critically acclaimed comedian and award winning actor Nick Offerman to the Ruth Finley Person Theater (50 Mark West Springs Road) in Santa Rosa for a one night only performance of Nick Offerman: Full Bush on Friday, October 3, 2014 at 8:00 pm. From lessons in manliness, to high-spirited sing alongs, to the occasional bout with nudity, Offerman's stage performances are inspirational experiences for those lucky enough to attend. Don't miss out on a humorous evening with one of the top comics in the country. Tickets for Nick Offerman: Full Bush are on sale now and may be purchased for $55 and $40 online at, by phone at 707.546.3600, and in person at 50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES UK Tour Coming to Sheffield's Crucible this Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Anything Goes, which brings tap dancing sailors and sassy heroines to the Crucible stage this Christmas, will go on to tour the UK and Ireland for the rest of 2015. (more...)

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Encompass New Opera Theatre to Present A WAKE OR A WEDDING, Begin. 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Approaching its 40th Anniversary, Encompass New Opera Theatre has announced the New York City premiere of the new opera A Wake or a Wedding (Deception! Madness! Butterflies!), written by the gifted American composer Richard Pearson Thomas. (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...)

Barbra Streisand, Il Divo & More Among Legacy's Classic Christmas Album Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Legacy Recordings' Classic Christmas Album series rings in this year's holiday season with new collections by Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Il Divo, Perry Como, Johnny Mathis (more...)

eLaw' Chosen as Best Docketing and Calendaring Software in the 2014 New York Law Journal Reader Rankings
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ eLaw, the leading Web-based platform that provides critical and up-to-date court-related case information, was recognized for the fourth consecutive year as the Best Docketing and Calendaring Software in the fifth annual New York Law Journal (NYLJ) Reader RanKings survey. eLaw was chosen as the winner from 15 other contenders and open write-ins for New York state. (more...)

TigerLogic Named Official Social Media Display Provider for 2014 Soccerex Global Convention
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ TigerLogic Corporation (TIGR), a leading provider of solutions that help companies improve social media engagement by unlocking the power of data, today announced a partnership with Soccerex, a global leader in the business of soccer. TigerLogic's Postano Platform powered social engagement for the 2014 Soccerex Global Convention, which took place in Manchester, UK from September 6 10, 2014. (more...)

Ruby in the Dust's LADY WINDERMERE'S FAN to Transfer to the Tabard Theatre, Sept 23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Following a critically acclaimed run at the Kings Head Theatre, Oscar Wilde's celebrated classic Lady Windermere's Fan, updated to the 1930s, transfers to the Tabard Theatre. (more...)

BEAUTY LAND by Dani is Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

With Parents Choice® and NAPPA Awards for her debut album Beauty Land in her hip pocket, children's musician Dani is truly ready to share her music -- and new companion video -- with the world. (more...)

Bookworks Presents Today's Shelf Awareness for Readers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Game of Thrones is on hiatus, which means there's an opportunity to explore new fantasy series while you wait (and wait, and wait, and wait) for the next volume in George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series. (more...)

Katy Perry, Ariana Grande Top 2014 MTV EMA Nominations; Full List Announced!
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Katy Perry tops the list of nominees for the 2014 MTV EMA's. The Prism singer garnered seven nominations, including Best Song and Best Female. (more...)

LULAC Hosts Second Annual Latinos Living Healthy Festival in LA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

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KETTLEBELL KINGS Announces Free Shipping on all Orders
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

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Dominion Plans To Acquire Two Solar Energy Projects In California
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

RICHMOND, Va., Sept.15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Dominion (NYSE: D) announced an agreement to acquire two solar energy projects totaling 42 megawatts from EDF Renewable Energy, one of North America's largest independent power producers and renewable energy project developers. The acquisitions of the California projects are expected to close in 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bobby Cannavale, Richard Kind and More Visit Knife's Edge Productions' FAULT LINES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Knife Edge Productions presents Stephen Belber's FAULT LINES, directed by Shira-Lee Shalit. The show opened at TBG Theater on September 8. Scroll down for photos of celebrities at the show, including Bobby Cannavale, Richard Kind, John Patrick Shanley and more! (more...)

BWW Interview: Julie Taymor on A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and Theatre on Film
by Alan Henry - Sep 15, 2014

Julie Taymor is no stranger to being innovative in the theater. In 1997 she became the first woman to win the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for her production of 'The Lion King.' That same night she also walked away with the prize for costume design. No one had ever seen a production on Broadway that was even remotely similar to 'The Lion King.' Taymor used to great effect techniques she had learned while studying masked dance-drama and puppetry in Indonesia (she had also studied these techniques at the American Society for Eastern Arts in Seattle.) Her combination of stunning visuals and expanded story telling led to an immediate hit - which is still running today and is one of the highest grossing musicals of all time. (more...)

BWW Preview: 'I'm in!', New Doors Open When THE GOOD WIFE Returns
by Jacqueline Bublitz - Sep 14, 2014

As we get ready for the season 6 premiere of THE GOOD WIFE, we take a look at where we left our gang of lawyers and political players last season, and speculate on where they might be heading next (caution - mild SPOILERS and wishful thinking ahead). (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 9/17/2014 - 9/19/2014
by BWW - Sep 14, 2014

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 9/17/2014 - 9/19/2014! (more...)

Pandora Strikes US Licensing Deal with BMG
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

“Millions of Pandora's listeners have long enjoyed the great music from BMG's songwriters,” said Brian McAndrews, CEO of Pandora. “Our agreement with BMG ensures that we can continue expanding the audience for one of the world's most storied music catalogs and demonstrates that collaboration between the music industry and Pandora creates opportunities and value for publishers and songwriters.” (more...)

The National Portrait Gallery Presents THE REAL TUDORS: KINGS AND QUEENS REDISCOVERED, Now thru March 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Hidden portraits - and even a dead animal - have been discovered lurking underneath some of the most iconic portraits of the Tudor monarchs. They are revealed for the first time in a major display opening at the National Portrait Gallery today 12 September. (more...)

San Diego Film Festival to Present CHELSEA'S LIGHT: A BROTHER'S JOURNEY
by Movies News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Today Chelsea's Light Foundation, in conjunction with the San Diego Film Festival, announced a Pre-Festival screening of 'Chelsea's Light: A Brother's Journey' on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Premiere Two-Hour Special STONEHENGE EMPIRE, 9/21
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

STONEHENGE EMPIRE, a new two-hour Smithsonian Channel special premiering Sunday, September 21 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, (more...)

VIDEO: Pants Velour Unveils Cutting Edge Music Video for 'All In'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Tommy Boy artist, Pants Velour, releases a brand new, cutting edge video today for their track, 'All In.' Produced by Howard Buksbaum and Danny Ameri of Very Nice Industries [VNI], the video is a visual feast and a technological wonder, using 6 go-pro cameras simultaneously to capture a 360 'Tiny Planet' view. New York City has never looked so cool. The Pants Velour group members are too many to name at this time, but you'll become quite familiar with lead vocalist Niki Darling, emcee Josh Raff (Raffsputin), and emcee Eli Northrup. Click below to enjoy the video, and take note that the band will be using their musical prowess as the opening performance for Dru Hill at B.B. Kings in NYC on October 2! (more...)

BWW Previews: ˇOrale! THE KINGS AND QUEENS OF COOL at The Harwood Museum of Art in Taos, NM
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 10, 2014

This fall, the Harwood Museum of Art will present four exhibitions, united by the theme ˇOrale! The Kings and Queens of Cool from Saturday, September 20th through Sunday January 25, 2015. (more...)

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