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Twentieth Century Fox Film Hires Beth Goss as Chief Brand Officer
by Movies News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Stacey Snider, Chairman and CEO of 20th Century Fox Film, today announced the appointment of Beth Goss to the newly created position of Chief Brand Officer (CBO) for the studio (more...)

Geva Announces the Line-Up for the Festival of New Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

???????Geva Theatre Center unveils its line-up for the Festival of New Theatre 2016 to be held in the Fielding Stage from October 12 - October 23. FONT 2016 is a vibrant and innovative mix of new works by some of the most exciting playwrights from across the country and around the corner and is part of Geva's ongoing commitment to developing and producing new work for the American theatre.  (more...)

Tall Heights Play 'Spirit Cold' on CONAN Last Night + National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Boston duo Tall Heights' not-so-secret weapon is their captivating live performance which they're taking on the road this fall, making stops across the US including NYC, Philadelphia, DC, Portland and Chicago. (more...)

Opera on Tap to Present World's First Virtual Reality Episodic Horror Opera THE PARKSVILLE MURDERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Opera on Tap has announced its most innovative project yet: an episodic horror opera created for Virtual Reality, entitled The Parksville Murders. (more...)

World Wide Technology Honored by NetApp as the SolidFire Partner of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

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Columbus Children's Theatre to Present SLEEPY HOLLOW: A MUSICAL TALE in Time for Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Columbus Children's Theatre will present Sleepy Hollow: A Musical Tale October 20 - November 6 at Park Street Theatre located at 512 Park Street. Book, Music and Lyrics by Janet Yates Vogt & Mark Friedman. This production is directed by Chris Rusen. (more...)

Louis Karchn's JANE EYRE to be Staged at The Kaye Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Louis Karchin's Jane Eyre, a full-length opera in three acts with a libretto by Diane Osen based on Charlotte Bronte's novel, will receive its world premiere on Thursday, October 20, 7:30pm with a second performance on Saturday, October 22, 8pm at The Kaye Playhouse (Hunter College).  Jane Eyre is Karchin's second opera, composed in 2014, following his critically acclaimed one-act comic opera Romulus.   The work draws on a cast of 9 singers, an orchestra of 34 musicians, and chorus.  The production coincides with the 200th anniversary year of the birth of writer Charlotte Bronte. (more...)

KnowledgeLake Releases Capture Server Professional at Microsoft Ignite in Atlanta
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

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Maestro Emmanuel Plasson Will Conduct Opening to Tulsa Opera's 69th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

in LTulsa Opera, one of the nation's most veteran regional opera companies and an historic incubator of rising operatic talent, announces that Maestro Emmanuel Plasson will take the podium for the opening production of its 69th Season, replacing Frederic Chaslin.  Says Greg Weber, General Director and CEO of Tulsa Opera, "We are very excited to have Maestro Plasson conducting Tulsa Opera's production of Georges Bizet's early masterpiece, The Pearl Fishers. Maestro Plasson, one of the leading French conductors of his generation, brings to Tulsa his noted eloquence and panache for the French repertoire." (more...)

Production Begins on Stephen Frears' VICTORIA AND ABDUL, Starring Judi Dench
by Movies News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Production has begun on Working Title Films' VICTORIA AND ABDUL, to which Focus Features holds worldwide rights as part of the company's renewed global initiative. (more...)

Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Raises Record-Setting $782,081 for BC/EFA!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

A stunning fall day set the perfect stage September 30, 2016, as Broadway fans searched for endless theatre treasures and once-in-a-lifetime experiences at the 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction, which raised a record $782,081 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Comedy Dynamics Licenses Ken Weinstock Library, Will Release FirstTitles 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Comedy Dynamics has licensed one of the most respected and treasured collections in stand-up comedy history, the Ken Weinstock Library. It contains a wide array of stand-up from some of the biggest names in television and film, including Dave Chappelle, Adam Sandler, Denis Leary, Tim Allen, and Chris Rock. Comedy Dynamics will begin by releasing Full Frontal Comedy, available on all of its platforms on 9/27. The audio version will be available exclusively on SiriusXM Radio. (more...)

Celtic Woman Announces 2017 North American Tour & New Album 'Voices of Angels'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Multi-platinum international music sensation, Celtic Woman, are returning with a brand new live show, 'Voices Of Angels' for an extensive North American tour in Spring 2017. (more...)

BROADWAY BOOGIE-WOOGIE to Celebrate SMCQ's 50th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

The Societe de musique contemporaine du Quebec (SMCQ) starts off 50th year with a bang, in a unique event - Broadway Boogie-Woogie - featuring brass instruments dancing and voices swirling, celebrating culture in all its forms!  (more...)

Scoop: FRESH OFF THE BOAT - Season Premiere on ABC - Tuesday, October 11, 2016
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Get all the scoop on FRESH OFF THE BOAT - Season Premiere, airing on ABC on Tuesday, October 11, 2016! (more...)

The Rep's 50th Anniversary Season Goes Local with UNTIL THE FLOOD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

A Pulitzer Prize finalist will bring a conversation-starting world premiere to The Rep. Until the Flood, by Dael Orlandersmith and directed by Neel Keller, runs October 12 - November 6 on the Browning Mainstage of the Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco Announces Fox Theatre Show
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Sebastian Maniscalco is the 2016 Just for Laughs Stand Up Comedian of the Year, and is quickly becoming one of the most sought after funny men in the business today. A frequent guest on networks such as Showtime and Comedy Network and host of the wildly popular podcast, "The Pete and Sebastian Show", Maniscalco has announced a performance at the Fox Theatre on Friday, May 19 at 7 p.m. in support of his newest comedy special Why Would You Do That?  (more...)

BWW Review: THREE MUSKETEERS by Teater KataK
by Yuliani Supandji - Sep 26, 2016

Teater KataK staged The Musketeers at the Jakarta Art House (GKJ) on Sept. 23 to 25 last week. (more...)

Green Day Kick Off Sold Out U.S. Club Tour Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees and Grammy Award-winning rock band Green Day will kick off their SOLD OUT U.S. club tour tonight in Columbus, OH at Newport Music Hall. (more...)

WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS LIVE! Returns to the City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

The Off-Broadway hit comedy Men Are From Mars - Women Are From Venus LIVE!, is a one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up, and is a light-hearted theatrical comedy based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book of the last decade by John Gray. Moving swiftly through a series of vignettes, the show covers everything from dating and marriage to the bedroom. Josh Hyman will star in the City Theatre engagement on Friday, January 20 through Saturday, February 4.    (more...)

Today's the Day! Your Complete Guide to the Broadway Flea Market!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2016

Broadway enthusiasts and stars alike will flock to New York City's famed theatre district today for the 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction (#broadwayflea), produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Want to plan your route in advance? Scroll down for this year's map, plus close-ups of each zone and a list of participants! (more...)

Photo Coverage: BC/EFA Flea Market 2016 Celebrity Autograph Table
by Linda Lenzi - Sep 25, 2016

Broadway enthusiasts and stars alike flocked to New York City's famed theatre district Sunday for the 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction (#broadwayflea), produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.The biggest day of the year for Broadway fans celebrated all things theatre with offerings of unique Broadway treasures, unforgettable theatrical experiences and more than 70 stars. BroadwayWorld.com was on hand for the day and captured all of the celebrities as they signed autographs in the BC/EFA photo booth. (more...)

JEKYLL & HYDE: THE MUSICAL Closes Open Air Theatre's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2016

Glamorous, sexy and deliciously wicked, Jekyll & Hyde the Musical comes to the Open Air Theatre stage for a three weekend run and will close out the 2016 season. Set to begin on September 30 and continue through October 16, performances are Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

Jemima Rooper to Feature in First New Musicals Network SNAPPY TITLE SPOTLIGHT Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2016

New Musicals Network (NMN) are proud to announce three exciting concerts coming up soon under the generic title Snappy Title Spotlight. (more...)

The Edge Theater Presents MARIE ANTOINETTE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Edge Theater presents 'Marie Antoinette' October 14 through November 13 at 1560 Teller Street in Lakewood.  Performances are Fridays, Saturdays at 8 p.m.; Sundays at 6 p.m. No Show on Sunday, October 30 to make way for the Industry Night & Halloween Party on Monday, October 31@ 8 p.m. (more...)

Rock Trio Paper Route Releases New Album 'Real Emotion' Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Nashville-based alt-rock trio PAPER ROUTE have released their third full-length album, titled Real Emotion, today (9/23) on Kemosabe Records/RAL/Sony Music Ent. Blending digital-age pop/rock with ambient vocals (more...)

Flobots Announce YOUR LIFE MATTERS Fall Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Today, Denver's alternative hip-hop band Flobots announce a short run of pre-election Midwest dates dubbed the "Your Life Matters" Tour.  Coming on the heels of recording their forthcoming 2017 album NOENEMIES, Flobots' "Your Life Matters" Tour is a call to action - an invitation to elevate above the noxious fumes of election year rancor and instead raise our voices together and experience the power of community. (more...)

The Met Presents MAX BECKMANN IN NEW YORK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Opening October 19, 2016, the exhibition Max Beckmann in New York at The Metropolitan Museum of Art will put a spotlight on the artist's special connection with New York City. It will feature 14 paintings that Beckmann created while living in New York from 1949 to 1950, as well as 25 works, dating from 1920 to 1948, from New York collections. The exhibition assembles several groups of iconic works, including self-portraits; mythical, expressionist interiors; robust, colorful portraits of women and performers; landscapes; and triptychs.  (more...)

Andrew Samonksy, Jason Graae, Beverly Ward and More to Star in MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Concert at Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The 2015-16 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Musical Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company concludes with a concert presentation of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG. (more...)

Cleveland Orchestra to Honor Violist Robert Vernon with 2016 Distinguished Service Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

On Saturday, October 8, 2016, Robert Vernon, former principal violist of The Cleveland Orchestra and now holding the title Principal Viola Emeritus, will receive The Cleveland Orchestra's twenty-first annual Distinguished Service Award. (more...)

That Uppity Theatre Company Partners with Various Local Organizations for National Coming Out Day
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

That Uppity Theatre Company will be hosting this year's event, National Coming Out Day, at the Missouri History Museum (5700 Lindell Blvd. St. Louis, MO. 63112). The event will feature a myriad of local organization booths where attendees can get information about resources on their growing community. We will also offer a production of playback theatre around the theme of LGBTQIA, Allied Lives, and Coming Out Stories. (more...)

St. Ann's Warehouse to Welcome Back IN YOUR FACE NEW YORK with Roz Chast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

St. Ann's Warehouse will welcome back In Your Face New York, the new episodic live show and podcast that aims to capture the city's energy through sketches, songs and monologues by an array of New York artists and writers, for a new edition on October 23. (more...)

Pharoah Sanders Quartet, Natalie Douglas and More Coming Up This Fall at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for October 3-9, featuring the Pharoah Sanders Quartet, Natalie Douglas, Barbara Carroll, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 9/23; FOLLIES in St. Louis, LAST SHIP in Salt Lake, PUMP BOYS in Seattle, HUNCHBACK in LA!
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 23, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in St. Louis, Salt Lake City, Seattle and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include FOLLIES in St. Louis, THE LAST SHIP in Salt Lake City, and PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES in Seattle, just to name a few. (more...)

Jim James Shares 'Same Old Lie' + Pre-order and Tour Tickets On-Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Purposefully released in the midst of possibly one of the most politically controversial elections to date, James' new music is a call to action. (more...)

Jeffrey L. Gross Launches WAIPI'O VALLEY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Author Jeffrey L. Gross' 'Waipi'o Valley: A Polynesian Journey from Eden to Eden' (published by Xlibris) is a groundbreaking book that is packed with information and knowledge. It describes the amazing journey of the Polynesians, the 'nomads of the sea', across a third of the circumference of the earth. Many voyages covering thousands of miles across the world's largest ocean in double-hull canoes constructed from hollowed-out logs and built with Stone Age technology-tools of stone, bone and shell and navigating by the stars of the night sky. (more...)

Javier Munoz, Mandy Gonzalez, Will Chase, Ben Vereen and More Join Sunday's Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Broadway enthusiasts and stars alike will flock to New York City's famed theatre district this Sunday, September 25, 2016, for the 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction (#broadwayflea), produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Scott Pelley & John Dickerson to Lead CBS News' Live Coverage of Upcoming Political Debates
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

CBS EVENING NEWS Anchor and Managing Editor Scott Pelley and FACE THE NATION Anchor and CBS News Political Director John Dickerson will lead CBS News' live primetime coverage of the upcoming political debates (more...)

Broadway's LEWIS BLACK: BLACK TO THE FUTURE to Be Filmed for Upcoming Comedy Central Broadcast
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Just in time for the elections, Lewis Black returns to one of Broadway's biggest stages to take on Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in LEWIS BLACK: BLACK TO THE FUTURE which is currently running as a limited engagement at the Marquis Theatre in New York City. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Writers Receive 'Good Neighbor Award'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

On Wednesday, September 21, Four Freedoms Park Conservancy honored Irene Sankoff & David Hein (COME FROM AWAY playwrights) and Dr. Alfredo Quinones Hinojosa (Johns Hopkins Hospital Neurosurgeon, Director of the Brain Tumor Stem Cell Laboratory and Author of the autobiography 'Becoming Dr Q') with 'Good Neighbor Awards' at the fourth annual Sunset Garden Party, an event celebrating the strong North American bonds forged between Mexico, Canada, and The United States. (more...)

Lori L. Simmons Promoted to Chief Marketing Officer & VP,...
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

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R&B Artist Aunyae Heart Debuts New Single 'Deep End' Along With Official Music Video
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

R&B artist Aunyae Heart celebrated the debut of 'Deep End' on Sept. 8 at an exclusive music single release event in Hollywood, which turned into a smashing success. (more...)

Crux Quality Solutions to Introduce FlowBoard, an Innovative Radiation Oncology Process Improvement Solution at ASTRO 2016 Annual Meeting
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

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MasterVoices to Present New York Premiere of 27 at New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale) will celebrate its 75th anniversary during the 2016-2017 season, beginning with the New York premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon and Royce Vavrek's 27, specially adapted for MasterVoices, on October 20 and 21, 2016 at 8pm at New York City Center, 131 W. 55th Street, New York City. (more...)

Cheers is Live On Stage but Better on TV
by Patrick Rybarczyk - Sep 22, 2016

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RI Philharmonic and Providence Singers Present Mozart's REQUIEM with Guest Conductor Bramwell Tovey, 10/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra welcomes guest conductor Bramwell Tovey to the podium on October 15, with a concert featuring Mozart's Requiem with Providence Singers. The program also features Tchaikovsky's Francesca da Rimini. The concert is Saturday, October 15, at 8:00pm, with a Rush Hour concert Friday, October 14 at 6:30pm. For the first time ever, hear the RI Philharmonic and Providence Singers proclaim the genius of Mozart's deathbed composition, Requiem, as it develops swiftly and vanishes all too soon. You won't want to miss it! (more...)

Ann Jon Announces BOOGEY RAIDER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Rossi Ross is the first 10-year-old to read his favorite book, 'Brigand Bleu,' 10 times - and in doing so, has freed the titular hero of the book for his one and only chance at a real-life adventure in Ann Jon's new children's novel, 'Boogey Raider' (published by Archway Publishing). (more...)

Actress-Singer Gay Marshall to Play Major Engagement at Pangea
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Actress and singer, Gay Marshall, brings her original show, Gay's Paree, to downtown's alternative supper-club, Pangea, this fall. Marshall's real-life experiences of singing all over Paris, to varying degrees of adventure, delight and misery, unfold through songs by Charles Aznavour, Boris Vian, Francis Lemarque, Dave Frishberg Jacques Brel, and Edith Piaf in both French and English, featuring Marshall's own English adaptations.  (more...)

A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER To Play Shubert Theatre This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The Tony® Award winner for Best Musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, will play the Citi Performing Arts Center Shubert Theatre in Boston October 18-23, 2016 in its First National Tour. Presented by the Citi Performing Arts Center, tickets are on sale at the Citi Center box office, through www.citicenter.org  or by calling (866) 348-9738. Press night is set forWednesday, October 19, 2016 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Twin Limb Announces Album, Tour with Jim James + Releases Track
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Louisville's Twin Limb have announced their first full-length album Haplo today, out October 28 via Suretone Records. (more...)

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