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Paris Fringe Announces Full Schedule, Thru May 29
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

The first edition of Paris Fringe, a festival of international theatre in English, takes place from Monday, May 23 to Sunday, May 29, 2016 in Paris, France. The festival features both international work and France-based companies, and artists are travelling to Paris for the festival from Belgium, Canada, the UK and the USA. English is the main language for performances and other events. The programme includes dramatic plays, stand-up comedy, musicals, immersive theatre, improvisation and solo shows, representing a wide range of theatrical styles, with a focus on innovative approaches to theatre and an emphasis on contemporary themes. (more...)

Velocity to Premiere New Season of Hit Series WHEELER DEALERS, 6/29
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2016

Mechanical master Edd China and automotive valuation expert Mike Brewer are back at it finding, fixing and flipping secondhand autos from their new California shop on an all new season of the hit series WHEELER DEALERS. (more...)

WHEELER DEALERS Returns to Velocity Next Month
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2016

Mechanical master Edd China and automotive valuation expert Mike Brewer are back at it finding, fixing and flipping secondhand autos from their new California shop on an all new season of the hit series WHEELER DEALERS. Since 2003 Brewer and China have searched internationally for an assortment of used cars with high profit potential. Now, they're setting their sights exclusively on America - the most CAR CRAZY nation in the world - in pursuit of the coolest rides to buy, restore, test drive and sell to up their profit totals. The all new season of WHEELER DEALERS begins Wednesday, June 29 at 9 PM ET/PT on Velocity when the guys tackle a true piece of automotive Americana - a 1968 Chevy Corvette C3. (more...)

Charles Dorfman, Carley Stenson & More to Star in Neil LaBute's SOME GIRL(S) at Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Following their debut production Miss Julie, Buckland Theatre Company has today announced casting for Some Girl(s). Written by multi Tony Award nominated Neil LaBute, Some Girl(s) will be Buckland's first play in PARK90 at the Park Theatre, London which will be the company's home in 2016. Some Girl(s) will play 14 July - 6 August with a press night on 19 July. (more...)

Reggae Icon Rocker-T to Release New 19-track Album 'The Return of the Tru Ganjaman'
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Brooklyn-born Reggae pioneer Rocker-T announces the release of his newest album, The Return of the Tru Ganjaman, featuring Reggae Legends Mykal Rose (Black Uhuru), Prezident Brown and UK Reggae Superstar Gappy Ranks. (more...)

Southwest Airlines Reports February Traffic
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

DALLAS, March8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: Luv) (the 'Company') today reported its February and year-to-date preliminary traffic statistics. The Company flew 8.6 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in February 2016, an increase of 13.5 percent from the 7.6 billion RPMs flown in February 2015. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 14.7 percent to 10.9 billion in February 2016, compared with February 2015 ASMs of 9.5 billion. The February 2016 load factor was 79.0 percent, compared with 79.9 percent in February 2015. Based on these results and current trends, the Company continues to expect its first quarter 2016 operating revenue per ASM (RASM) to be in line with first quarter 2015. (more...)

Southwest Airlines To Serve Long Beach Airport Beginning June 5, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

DALLAS, March 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: Luv) today announced new service linking Long Beach Airport (LGB) and Oakland with four flights a day in each direction beginning Sunday, June 5, 2016. Southwest announced the news aboard the iconic RMS Queen Mary with Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia and other representatives of Long Beach government, business, and tourism in attendance. In celebration of new service in Long Beach, Southwest is offering special pricing of $49 one-way (book today through April 14, 2016, 11:59 p.m. PDT, for travel June 5 through Nov. 4, 2016, blackout dates apply. Please see complete fare rules below.) (more...)

KC Rep Announces Cast of THE FANTASTICKS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Kansas City Repertory Theatre will continue its 2015-16 season with The Fantasticks, directed by Kansas City Repertory Theatre's Producing Director Jerry Genochio. (more...)

Southwest Airlines Named Among Top Employers By Forbes Again In 2016
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

DALLAS, March 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: Luv) announced today that it ranked #13 of the 500 companies on Forbes' List of Best Employers for 2016. This is the second year of the Forbes' List of Best Employers, with Southwest moving up from 18 in 2015. (more...)

Drowners Second Album 'On Desire' Out 6/24; 'Cruel Ways' Premieres Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Frenchkiss recording group Drowners have unveiled details of their long awaited new album. 'ON DESIRE' arrives everywhere on Friday, June 24th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Publicity Images Released for Neil LaBute's SOME GIRL(S) at Park Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jun 8, 2016

Today, Buckland Theatre Company have released publicity images for SOME GIRL(S), their first play in PARK90 at Park Theatre. Written by multi Tony Award-nominated Neil LaBute, Some Girl(s) will play 14 July - 6 August with a press night on 19 July. Tickets are on sale at www.parktheatre.co.uk (more...)

Las Vegas Launches Official Snapchat Channel And Presents 'King of Snapchat' DJ Khaled With 'Major Key' To The Strip
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

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LGBT Drama LUV DON'T LIVE HERE on VOD & DVD 7/5
by Movies News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

Breaking Glass and QC Cinema are releasing the African American LGBT drama Luv DON'T LIVE HERE on VOD and DVD on July 5, 2016. Luv DON'T LIVE HERE is the feature film debut from writer/director Mikal K. Odom. (more...)

The Bushwick Starr's 2016-17 Season Announcement
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

The Bushwick Starr is proud to announce our 2016-17 Season of Programming. The Season begins with our developing work program, the Propeller Project, which this year introduces a new piece by eclectic performance artist, Shasta Geaux Pop, aka Ayesha Jordan (Enter & Exit, Living Room Dance Breaks). Our Main Stage shows feature an ambitious and exciting line-up of world premiers from: award-winning theater ensemble The Mad Ones (The Essential Straight & Narrow, The Tremendous Tremendous), celebrated downtown duo Kate Benson and Lee Sunday Evans (A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes), rising star playwright Phillip Howze(abominable, Tiny Boyfriend), and multi-media cult favorites Royal Osiris Karaoke Ensemble(Everything One in the Disc of the Sun). Our ongoing community events and festivals, Puppet Kitchen, Brooklyn Gypsies, and Big Green Theater, will continue to present new collaborative work geared towards our Bushwick neighborhood audience, including a multi-lingual partnership between playwright William Burke (Comfort Dogs, the food was terrible) and Modesto Flako Jimenez(Brooklyn Gypsies). And finally, our free Starr Reading Series will cultivate new plays in development from some of NYC's most exciting young playwrights. (more...)

Six Playwrights Included Among Amtrak's 2016-17 Residency Writers
by Michael Dale - Jul 15, 2016

The selected writers will have the opportunity to work on projects of their choice on a long-distance train. (more...)

DVR Alert: PBS's American Masters Airs Mike Nichols Documentary Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Winner of an Oscar, a Grammy, four Emmys, nine Tonys, three BAFTAs and many other awards, director, actor, writer, producer and comedian Mike Nichols (November 6, 1931 - November 19, 2014) was an artistic trailblazer. As the legendary comedy duo Nichols and May, Nichols and his partner Elaine May revolutionized comedy in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Now, May has directed the first documentary about her former partner, Mike Nichols: American Masters, premiering tonight, January 29, 2016, at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) to launch the 30th anniversary season of THIRTEEN's AMERICAN MASTERS series. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Meryl Streep Pays Tribute to Mike Nichols in Upcoming PBS Documentary
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

In PBS's upcoming AMERICAN MASTERS:MIKE NICHOLS documentary, airing Friday, January 29th, Oscar winner Meryl Streep recalls working with the acclaimed director. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Matthew Broderick & More in AMERICAN MASTERS Mike Nichols Documentary
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Below, watch clips from the documentary including Alec Baldwin, Neil Simon, Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane and Frank Langella remembering Mike Nichols' famous laugh and Dustin Hoffman and Paul Simon sharing stories about The Graduate. (more...)

Southwest Airlines Reports Record Fourth Quarter And Annual Profit; 43rd Consecutive Year Of Profitability
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

DALLAS, Jan. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:Luv) (the 'Company') today reported its fourth quarter and annual 2015 results: (more...)

BWW Review: THE ART OF LUV (PART 1): ELLIOT, A Sacred Ritual Teaching Guys How To Score
by Michael Dale - Jan 13, 2016

Royal Osiris Karaoke Ensemble's ritualistic piece explores the attitude of 'nice guy privilege.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the World Premiere of AMERICAN MASTERS: MIKE NICHOLS
by Walter McBride - Jan 12, 2016

Winner of an Oscar, a Grammy, four Emmys, nine Tonys, three BAFTAs and many other awards, director, actor, writer, producer and comedian Mike Nichols (November 6, 1931 - November 19, 2014) was an artistic trailblazer. As the legendary comedy duo Nichols and May, Nichols and his partner Elaine May revolutionized comedy in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Now, May has directed the first documentary about her former partner, Mike Nichols: American Masters, premiering Friday, January 29, 2016, at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) to launch the 30th anniversary season of THIRTEEN's AMERICAN MASTERS series. BroadwayWorld was there for the NYC premiere and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Diacore Gaborone Marathon to Host Kabelo Mabalane at its 5th Year Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

LONDON, February 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

Retrohandz Drop 'Warning' Feat Virtus Off Forthcoming Iron EP
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Milan-based Retrohandz (Rock Brane and Danny Martines) have returned to DIM MAK with a vengeance, this time offering “Warning,” the bombastic ragga banger from their forthcoming Iron EP. (more...)

Southwest Airlines Introduces Pay With Amazon, Enhancing Customer Experience Onboard WiFi-Equipped Aircraft
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

DALLAS, Feb. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: Luv) is excited to welcome Pay with Amazon onboard WiFi-equipped aircraft, offering Customers a new and convenient way to purchase products through the carrier's onboard entertainment portal, powered by Global Eagle Entertainment. The new payment platform offers Customers the security of using their Amazon account to purchase products. (more...)

Tracy Morgan to Perform at bergenPAC, 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

 Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents: Tracy Morgan: Picking Up The Pieces, Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 8PM. Purchase tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030.  (more...)

Music Legend Jesse Colin Young Signs Distribution Deal With Audio Fidelity
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Marshall Blonstein's Audio Fidelity and Jesse Colin Young of Pigfoot Music LLC are pleased to announce a distribution agreement to release 180g vinyl and DVD recordings from the critically acclaimed artist's highly regarded catalog. (more...)

SEATTLE VICE to Play The Triple Door
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

Back for more! After last year's sold out run in the ACTLab, Seattle Vice ups the ante with more musical acts, a larger cast, a revised script, a bigger band, and more dance numbers. It will now take place in Seattle's best venue for live music, The Triple Door - historical home of the The Embassy, once a XXX burlesque and vaudeville theatre. Winner of the 2014 Gypsy Rose Lee Award for excellence in Local Composing (Seattle Theatre Writers) this hit show 'returns us to the saucy, swinging sixties.' (Seattle Times) (more...)

Sundance Sets 2016 Lineup of U.S., World Competition Films
by Movies News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

Offering a first look at the year ahead in independent film, culture and new ideas, Sundance Institute announced today the 65 films selected for the U.S. Competition, World Competition and out-of-competition NEXT category set to premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, January 21-31 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. Films that have premiered in these sections include Beasts of the Southern Wild, Fruitvale Station,Whiplash, Blackfish, The September Issue, The Cove, An Education, Animal Kingdom, Precious, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, Obvious Child, Tangerine and Escape from Tomorrow. (more...)

Christian Conn and More to Lead Michael Kahn-Helmed THE METROMANIACS at The Old Globe; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of THE METROMANIACS by supremely clever playwright David Ives (All in the Timing, Time Flies). This uproarious new 'translaptation' of a classic French farce, Alexis Piron's La Metromanie, will be directed by one of America's most renowned stage directors, Michael Kahn, presented in association with Shakespeare Theatre Company. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 12, 2015
by - Dec 12, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

I UNDERSTAND EVERYTHING BETTER Set for PS122's COIL16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

As part of the eleventh edition of the COIL festival, Performance Space 122 and The Chocolate Factory present I Understand Everything Better, by recent Bessie Award Winner David Neumann. I Understand Everything Better is a deeply personal reflection on the consciousness of dying and interrupted narratives within the context of a cataclysmic storm. Combining personal narratives, traditional Japanese Noh theater and Neumann's virtuosic movement and humor, collaborators Tei Blow and Sibyl Kempson unite with Neumann to reveal the shimmer of attention to realms unseen, the concurrence of unrelated events and the body as evidence of a will having to let go. (more...)

THIRTEEN's American Masters to Present Mike Nichols Documentary 1/29
by TV News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

May has directed the first documentary about her former partner, Mike Nichols: American Masters, premiering Friday, January 29, 2016, at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) to launch the 30th anniversary season of THIRTEEN's American Masters series. (more...)

Hennepin Theatre Trust Launches "5 TO 10 ON HENNEPIN" with Music, Art and Culture on Thursday, Aug. 18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Hennepin Theatre Trust launches its new placemaking project 5 TO 10 ON HENNEPIN on Thursday, Aug. 18 at 5 p.m. on Hennepin Avenue between Ninth and Tenth Streets. A full schedule of arts and cultural activities and entertainment will happen in the Orpheum Theatre parking lot, the FAIR School alleyway and the Marin Restaurant & Bar courtyard. This exciting new project is a joint effort with Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: Luv) and Project for Public Spaces to create and activate public spaces within the WeDo MPLS Cultural District. (more...)

Yonas Announces New EP EVERYDAY LIKE IT'S FRIDAY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Recording artist and songwriter Yonas announces his new Everyday Like It's Friday EP to be released on September 16 worldwide and pre-order is live now on Apple Music. (more...)

Street Kid Touches Down On Proud Sound Records
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Since exploding onto the scene, rising star Street Kid has gained a reputation as one of the UK's most exciting, emerging artists. (more...)

Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn Gets A Theater in the Park for the Summer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

August in August' is a brand new annual live performance series teaming Joseph Grant Jr., ambassador of arts and culture for the councilman and theatrical producer Andrea J. Fulton of the Anderson & Bert Cade Fulton Foundation. Joint efforts result in the mounting of August Wilson's Tony nominated Two Trains Running directed by Sabura Rashid as its upcoming offering starting August 26th 2016. The production of 'Two Trains Running' will be featured at Fulton Park in Brooklyn on Aug. 26 from 6 to 9 p.m., and Aug. 27 at Herbert Von King Park from 4 to 7p.m. Both performances are FREE. August in August actually began Aug. 13 with the first installation of the series 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom performed at Fulton Park in Brooklyn, produced by the Bed-Stuy Theatre Group. (more...)

Portland's Balto Returns with 'CA LUV' via Impose, On Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Following the success of the recently released 7” EP Call it By its Name, Portland's own Balto has unleashed their new single “CA Luv” via Impose. (more...)

Tory Lanez's 'Cold Hard Love' Debuts Today; I TOLD YOU Out This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Tory Lanez's 'Cold Hard Love,' taken from his forthcoming debut album I Told You, premieres today-listen here. (more...)

Multi-Platinum Selling Songwriter Marcus Darc Releases New R&B Album 'Twisted'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Multi-platinum selling songwriter, producer and R&B charmer Marcus Darc has been crooning the sounds of sensuality since the 80's when he formed his first group in Chicago, R-Kelly & MGM. (more...)

Comedian Tracy Morgan Brings His PICKING UP THE PIECES Tour to Thousand Oaks
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Award-winning and multi-talented actor and comedian Tracy Morgan is bringing his wild and unpredictable stand-up to the Fred Kavli Theatre on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Southwest Airlines Reports March Traffic
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

DALLAS, April7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: Luv) (the 'Company') today reported its March and first quarter preliminary traffic statistics. (more...)

Three Musicals Set for Inaugural Paris Fringe This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The first edition of Paris Fringe, a festival of international theatre in English, takes place from Monday, May 23 to Sunday, May 29, 2016 in Paris, France. (more...)

Watch New Music Video from Teen Artist Liam Lis ft. Fetty Wap
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Teen recording artist, Liam Lis releases his brand new video, “Number 1 Girl” featuring GRAMMY-nominated hip-hop artist Fetty Wap (more...)

Mark Gatiss, Anne Archer, JB Priestley and Two Musicals in New Park Theatre Season
by Marianka Swain - Apr 25, 2016

Details have been announced today for Park Theatre's Autumn-Winter 2016 Season. Mark Gatiss, who recently won an Olivier Award for Three Days in the Country at the National Theatre, will join forces with husband Ian Hallard for a revival of THE BOYS IN THE BAND, Golden Globe winner Anne Archer stars in the London premiere of THE TRIAL OF JANE FONDA, and there's new work from Jonathan Maitland and Peter Quilter, as well as a major JB Priestley revival. (more...)

When It Rains It Pours! Broadway-Bound MONSOON WEDDING Musical to Premiere at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced that award-winning film director Mira Nair will bring her exuberant and sumptuous MONSOON WEDDING to the stage in this highly anticipated world premiere musical based on the 2001 Bollywood hit. (more...)

Webcast Alert: Southwest Airlines to Discuss First Quarter 2016 Financial Results on April 21, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

DALLAS, April 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: Luv) invites you to listen to a live webcast of its first quarter 2016 financial results. Details are as follows: (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Anne Jackson
by Walter McBride - Apr 14, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Anne Jackson, who was nominated for a Tony in 1956 for MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT and who enjoyed a long career with her husband, Eli Wallach, died Tuesday, April 12, in Manhattan. She was 90. (more...)

Tony Nominee Anne Jackson, Wife of Eli Wallach, Dies at 90
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Anne Jackson, who was nominated for a Tony in 1956 for MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT and who enjoyed a long career with her husband, Eli Wallach, died Tuesday, April 12, in Manhattan. She was 90. (more...)

Short Story Theatre to Host Evening of Storytelling, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Short Story Theatre presents an evening of storytelling on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. at Miramar Bistro, 301 Waukegan Ave., in Highwood.   Tickets are $10, cash or check at the door. For pre-show dinner reservations : 847-433-1078. (more...)

DJ Khaled Signed to Epic Records; Announces New Album, 'Major Key'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

DJ Khaled, music industry mogul, executive, mega producer and multi-platinum award-winning recording artist has been signed to Epic Records by Chairman & CEO LA Reid (more...)

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