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Princeton Triangle Club Celebrates 125th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

The Princeton Triangle Club and itsBoard of Trustees are proud to celebrate the rich 125-year history of Princeton's Famous Triangle Show with a full weekend of events. This special TRIANGLE WEEKEND offers the perfect opportunity to experience a true Princeton tradition where it all began. (more...)

New on Hulu This Week! 11/9- 11/15
by TV News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Hulu announces the its latest streaming offerings for the week of 11/9- 11/15. See a full schedule below: (more...)

THE PRINCIPAL'S DAUGHTER Wins Dog Ear Publishing Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

When Russ Katz heard the story a hair stylist in his building was telling about her life in Vietnam and how she came to the United States, it stuck with him. Eventually he decided the world needed to hear her story, and the result is 'The Principal's Daughter,' based on Tran Lê Kim Tuyen's life. Katz's book has earned the Dog Ear Publishing Award of Literary Excellence - and has led to at least one unexpected reunion. Katz couldn't be more thrilled. 'I was excited to hear about the award of excellence,' he said. 'I immediately told everyone around me at the time. To think that something I wrote could even be considered - it made my day.' Dog Ear Publishing's editorial team determines award winners, with the managing editor, editorial services manager and the publisher reviewing its recommendations. Winning books include the award logo on their covers. Although Katz is happy about the award, it's a reunion that took place as a result of his research that makes him most proud. 'While telling me the story, Kim had remembered the soldier's name her family was friendly with (in Vietnam). It wasn't a common name, so later that day I did a little research and found him living just two hours away.' Nearly a year later, Kim and her sister Joanna met for dinner with that soldier, Robert Toporek. 'I learned the soldier had spent considerable time looking for Kim's sister (who had moved to America before the war ended) and she for him as well,' Katz said. 'The looks on their faces when they saw each other after 40 years was priceless.' 'The Principal's Daughter: Based on the True Story of Tran Lê Kim Tuyen' describes Kim's life starting as a happy 10-year-old playing among trees. When the Viet Cong marched just 100 meters from her home near Saigon and began attacking the nearby U.S. Army base, her life changed forever. She and her family spent that night in 1968 huddled in a makeshift cellar, fearing for their lives when their home was caught in the crossfire. 'While Kim was cutting my hair, she started telling me about where she was from and how she came to the United States. Her daring boat escape, being fired upon and thrown in jail. This story rang through my head in so many different scenarios I couldn't stop thinking about it,' Katz said. 'Although the Vietnam War has been a source of controversy for many decades, I don't think people really understand why the war began in the first place. Although I didn't go into this in much detail, I hope people could see the beautiful place Vietnam was before the war and the impact it had on them after it ended. Hollywood only tells the stories of the soldiers, but what about the people the soldiers went to try to protect, what happened to all of them?' Dog Ear editor Leslie Wilhelm Hatch writes that the book gives a view of Vietnam that probably few people have thought about. 'Russ Katz's story telling style is very approachable - it's very emotional, but not overly so - he lets the facts and the people tell their story without bias or political overtones. The fact that the story is true makes it even stronger. Katz is able to share a lot about Vietnamese culture, growing up in Vietnam, the war itself (how it affected the characters), the country's customs, and the workings of Communism. He shares all this in the context of the story - so not only was I entertained and enthralled, but I learned a lot as well.' 'This Manuscript tells an extraordinary story, a story that deserves to be told to as many people as want to know about it,' writes Terry Hummer, editor and publishing consultant with Kevin Anderson & Associates. 'The material is rich, the characters are vivid, and the narrative itself is riveting and moving. I don't think I've ever read a piece of prose that so galvanized my attention. Whatever you do with this, keep Kim's spirit alive. She is a Personage. You are lucky to know her. I am lucky to know something about her now.' Kirkus Reviews describe the book as 'an absorbing taste of the everyday in a place that that was the victim of superpower geopolitics. ... An important contribution to primary-source oral histories of Vietnamese people.' The author finds it funny he would choose to write a book, much less a second book. (His first was 'Evolution,' a science fiction novel published in 2012.) 'I was never good at reading or writing in school; it was my weakest subject,' he said. 'I never found joy in reading until just recently, really just the past year or two. It is somewhat a love-hate relationship. I love the finished product and just how the accomplishment makes me feel.' Katz has set up monthly promotions for 'The Principal's Daughter' through BookDaily.com and plans to do more marketing. Katz, who grew up in East Brunswick, N.J., lives in Fairfax, Va. For additional information, please visit www.RussKatz.com The Principal's Daughter: Based on the True Story of Tran Lê Kim Tuyen Russ Katz Dog Ear Publishing ISBN: 978-1-4575-4892-5 304 pages $15.95 US Available at Ingram, Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble and fine bookstores everywhere. (more...)

BWW Recap: Liza's 'Summer Friday' Isn't Without Its Ups and Downs on YOUNGER
by Matt Smith - Nov 30, 2016

So, apparently… while we're finishing up our turkey leftovers, prepping for a visit from the big man with the bag, and above all, bracing for snow… it's bright and shiny summer in the YOUNGER-verse. But while the weather outside may not be frightful… it's not quite all fun in the sun for Liza and Kelsey, who find themselves in hot water after a deal to secure Colin's Manuscript goes rather awry. Ruh roh.  (more...)

Contemporary Art Seen through the Lens of Walter Benjamin's Magnum Opus
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

The writings of Walter Benjamin, the influential German Jewish philosopher and cultural critic, are the basis for a contemporary art exhibition at the Jewish Museum from March 17 through August 6, 2017. The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin will examine themes in the author's magnum opus The Arcades Project via contemporary artworks, in media ranging from photography and video to sculpture and painting, and annotations by poet Kenneth Goldsmith. (more...)

Lynn Douglas Garrett Announces BIBLICAL TRUTHS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

'Biblical Truths': an uplifting exploration of timeless truths that bring new light to the importance of following His teachings to the tee. 'Biblical Truths' is the creation of published author, Lynn Douglas Garrett, a dedicated writer and author. (more...)

Robin Terpenning Releases YOUR AUTHOR IS ONLY A PRAYER AWAY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

'Your Author is Only a Prayer Away: Be Inspired, Be Healthy, Live in Peace': an engaging guide and tool to assist in daily devotions and Bible study. 'Your Author is Only a Prayer Away: Be Inspired, Be Healthy, Live in Peace' is the creation of published author, Robin Terpenning, gifted author and devoted writer. (more...)

Chamber Orchestra of New York to Perform Ravel and More at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The Chamber Orchestra of New York, Salvatore Di Vittorio, Music Director and Conductor, will be in concert on Thursday, December 8 at 7:30 pm, presenting Ravel, Di Vittorio's Venus & Rodrigo's Gentleman, with Zaira Meneses, the first concert of their 2016-2017 Masterworks series at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, 154 West 57th Street in Manhattan. (more...)

David Sedaris Selects Seattle for Week-long Final Manuscript Workshop at Broadway Performance Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

On the heels of yesterday's sold-out Benaroya Hall appearance, David Sedaris surprised Seattle audiences by announcing his return to the Emerald City for eight workshop readings at the Broadway Performance Hall from January 14-20, 2017.  Before the publication of each new book, Sedaris selects one or two cities to host these special week-long "workshops" to put the finishing touches on his Manuscript before publication. His newest book, titled "Theft by Finding," will be released in June 2017. (more...)

BWW Recap: Liza's Twisted Love Triangle Gets Even Twistier When Worlds Collide on YOUNGER
by Matt Smith - Nov 16, 2016

Wow! What a week it's been! And I'm not just talking about what you think I'm talking about. It's messy for Liza this week... made all the worse by the fact that she's essentially drugged up and knocked out while all the action's going on (so she's oblivious to basically everything). A freak accident on a MetroBike (thanks Diana!) lands her in the hospital, where hijinks ensue with Josh, Charles and yep, even, ex-husband David as worlds collide, storylines interwine, paths are crossed, meetings are made, and piggies are covered. (Don't worry... it'll all make sense once you're through with the recap/episode!) Plus, Diana has a chance encounter with a Broadway-friendly hunky hunk, and Kelsey acquires a new book for Empirical to publish...  and gets a new boyfriend, too! It's all ahead (or behind, depending on if you've seen the episode or not!) on this week's recap, so if you're intrigued... you know what to do! Thanks!!  (more...)

Richard Seib Releases THE SMALLEST ANGEL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Richard Seib's 'The Smallest Angel' (published by Archway Publishing) follows the life of Nishka, an experimental woman, and how she learns what it is like to be human, thanks to the friendship and love of a little girl who believes in angels. (more...)

Chilling Letter by Lincoln Assassin John Wilkes Booth to Be Auctioned in New York
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ A chilling letter by John Wilkes Booth penned just months before his assassination of President Lincoln will be auctioned in New York on Tuesday, November 22. Estimated to sell between $50,000-80,000, the letter is a highlight of the Rare Books & Autographs sale at Doyle. (more...)

Esai Morales & More Appear in New Documentary About the Life of Actor/Comedian Pat Morita
by Movies News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Tommy Chong, Esai Morales, Efren Ramirez, Martin Koveto name a few appear in this documentary about actor/comedian, Pat Morita. (more...)

Ric Davidge Releases THE SECOND AMERICAN REVOLUTION
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Ric Davidge has completed his new book 'The Second American Revolution - first 100 days': a convincing and precise collection of specific answers to address the many challenges facing those who will oppose the current political system. (more...)

LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture Announces 2016-2017 Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture announces the 2016/2017 LABA Fellows, consisting of a group of twelve culture-makers-a mix of visual artists, writers, dancers, musicians, actors and others, who are brought together to study classic Jewish texts in a non-religious, open-minded setting centered on a chosen theme. (more...)

BWW Recap: Liza Covers for Aubrey, Kelsey Dates Again on YOUNGER
by Matt Smith - Nov 10, 2016

Let's face it. In the last 24 hours, life hasn't been the best for us Americans. But who says we can't take a break with our favorite Sutton Foster-led TVLand series? This week's installment finds the Aubrey Alexis Manuscript getting a sales boost that puts Liza in a tricky situation, Kelsey may or may not find herself a new man, new developments unravel with Maggie and Malkie and oh yes, yet again, Liza and Charles avoid (and face) the wrath of Radha. Intrigued? Well, then, X out of your 'Trump rally' coverage, and read on, read on:   (more...)

BWW Review: Gifted Cate Blanchett Adds Life To THE PRESENT
by Michael Dale - Jan 9, 2017

Those introspective, philosophical, womanizing man-children who inhabit the oeuvre of Anton Chekhov tend to be annoying bores, so even though the unpublished Manuscript discovered after the playwright's death has been posthumously named after, its leading man, Platonov, it's no surprise that it's the leading lady who gets all the juicy material. (more...)

Archivist Scholar May Have Definitive Proof of Shakespeare's Existence
by Julie Musbach - Jan 8, 2017

Shakespeare expert Heather Wolfe revealed in a recent interview with The Guardian that she has uncovered new evidence that the William Shakespeare of Stratford-Upon-Avon is indeed William Shakespeare the world-renowned playwright. (more...)

Utah Opera's Libretti & Libations Unveils Craft Cocktails Inspired by Mitch Leigh's MAN OF LA MANCHA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Utah Opera and Salt Lake magazine partner for the 3rd annual Libretti & Libations, where art influences life - for at least a drink (or two). Talented mixologists from choice Salt Lake City and Park City restaurants curate artisanal cocktails inspired by the season's opera productions. From January 6 to 29, 2017, 10 participating restaurants will offer expertly-crafted libations inspired by Utah Opera's 2016-17 season opening production of "Man of La Mancha" as a way of infusing food and beverage with the experience of opera. Visit www.utahopera.org/libations for more information. (more...)

American Classical Orchestra Present Works By 18th Century Composers, 1/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

American Classical Orchestra on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 8:00PM at Alice Tully Hall will present a program of works written by some of the greatest composers of the late 18th century during their youth: Mozart, Haydn, and Johann Baptist Vanhal. (more...)

Alexei Ratmansky's THE FAIRY'S KISS, Headed to Miami City Ballet, Set for Guggenheim's 'Works & Process' Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

On Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 3:00pm and 7:30pm and Monday, January 30, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents a discussion with acclaimed choreographer Alexei Ratmansky and excerpts of his ballet The Fairy's Kiss set to premiere at Miami City Ballet this winter. (more...)

Ayad Akhtar's THE WHO & THE WHAT Gets Extension; Huntington Receives $40,000 Dollar Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the provocative and moving drama The Who & the What by Ayad Akhtar, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the blockbuster hit Disgraced, and directed by Huntington's associate producer M. Bevin O'Gara (Milk Like Sugar and Becoming Cuba at the Huntington). Performances now run March 31 - May 7, 2017 at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA / South End. (more...)

NOCTURNAL ANIMALS Coming to Digital HD, Blu-ray/DVD & On Demand This February
by Movies News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Exploring the thin lines between love and cruelty, and revenge and redemption, Academy Award nominees Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal star as a divorced couple discovering dark truths about each other and themselves in NOCTURNAL ANIMALS, coming to Digital HD on February 7, 2017, and Blu-ray , DVD and On Demand on February 21, 2017 (more...)

McCarter Announces Partnership with the 2017 Princeton and Slavery Project
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

McCarter Theatre Center is proud to announce its participation in a new partnership with Princeton University, commissioning seven professional playwrights to write short plays to be presented with the 2017 launch of the Princeton and Slavery Project. (more...)

Harvard Research Shows New Technology can Save Thousands of Lives a Year by Reducing Prescription Errors
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

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THROUGH A PILOT'S WINDOW is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

After rigorous hours of decoding, retyping and editing the original Manuscript left on smudged ink and onionskin paper, the journey of Lt. Col. William McKean Gilbert is finally shared to take readers to an alluring look back in time 'THROUGH A PILOT'S WINDOW' (published by iUniverse). Evocative and exciting, this biographical narrative is 'history in the making.' (more...)

BWW Review: ROSE AND WALSH at Theatre Suburbia
by Brett Cullum - Jan 18, 2017

ROSE AND WALSH now playing at Theatre Suburbia is Neil Simon's meditation on how love lives on after death, and it serves as a reminder of what a great author can do with a good concept. It's a touching, sweet, and well produced evening out at Northwest Houston's longest running all-volunteer playhouse. (more...)

'Outcry: Holocaust Memoirs' Becomes #1 Best Seller
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Steinberg's powerful story of the suffering and survival of a young man and his brother in the death camps has been downloaded more than 140,000 times. (more...)

BWW Review: THREE PENNY OPERA by Teater UI: Art Without Politics Would Just Be a Decoration'
by Yuliani Supandji - Jan 17, 2017

THREE PENNY OPERA is a legendary Manuscript with such a simple plot in conveying social criticism. A scoundrel is in a tainted friendship with a police chief. A daughter-loving local entrepreneur disguised as a social worker, but it exploits poverty. The male characters are busy with their own affairs, while the female characters depicted in many figures, such as prostitutes, housewives, faithful woman, independent woman, etc. At the very same time, it is complex but simple as it is close to our current social condition. (more...)

American Blues Theater Selects Idris Goodwin as the Recipient of the 2017 National Blue Ink Playwriting Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity Ensemble, under the continued leadership of Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside, has named Idris Goodwin the winner of the 2017 National Blue Ink Playwriting Award. Goodwin's play, HYPE MAN, was selected from a pool 543 submissions. As part of the award, Goodwin receives a $1,000 cash prize and the opportunity to further develop his script with American Blues Theater. (more...)

BWW Review: Holding On to Holden at the New Ohio Theatre
by Kristen Morale - Jan 11, 2017

One can only imagine why a person chooses to write, filling the desolate borders of blank pages with untold stories; one can only imagine the reasons. It probably more often than not has to do with a need to create and less so the recognition or desire to see what comes of it. To dedicate a life to words and giving them the power of the soul's expression is something truly special, especially when fact and creation collide in a beautifully turbulent way. Holden, written and directed by Anisa George, is the first time an audience can see reality and fiction so intertwined to tell the various stories of a single life, shown by characters who are, to quote Fitzgerald for a moment, "within and without." Now being performed at the New Ohio Theatre, Holden brings about the complexities of late author J.D. Salinger's life through personal issues that arose because of those words he shared with the world…and those he chose not to. (more...)

Musical Theatre Factory to Present Developmental Run of THE DISAPPEARING MAN Folk Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Musical Theatre Factory, under the direction of Artistic Director, Shakina Nayfack, has announced that it will present four developmental presentations of THE DISAPPEARING MAN, a new folk opera with book, music and lyrics by Jahn Sood, direction by West Hyler and musical direction by Max Mamon, January 19th at 2pm and 7pm and January 21st at 3pm and 8pm at the Robert Moss Theater, 440 Lafayette Street, 3rd floor. (more...)

'The Biography of Goddess Inanna; Indomitable Queen of Heaven, Earth and Almost Everything' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The late Sandra Bart Heimann wrote 'The Biography of Goddess Inanna; Indomitable Queen of Heaven, Earth and Almost Everything: Her Story is Women's Story' (published by Balboa Press) as a way to share the knowledge gained from her decade-long study of the Sumerian goddess of love, war and renewal. (more...)

New Two-Hour Special CELEBRATING NYC-ARTS Premieres 12/13
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Now, for the first-time-ever, the series is presenting an expanded, two-hour special, CELEBRATING NYC-ARTS, premiering on Tuesday, December 13 at 8 p.m. on THIRTEEN (more...)

BookVenture Launches New Editorial Services
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

BookVenture Publishing LLC, a fast developing self-publishing company, now offers a new set of editorial services called Extensive Editorial Services. This new lineup of services provides in-depth editing of Manuscript to develop it to its best quality. These types of editing take away glaring inaccuracies and content mistakes of the plot. BookVenture's seasoned editors will do a thorough evaluation of the initial draft of the story and will suggest literary considerations to improve the overall plot. These services can be applied to any genre of book as long as the book itself is still in the production stage. (more...)

Michigan Museum to Display Hindu Puranas Manuscript
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Muskegon Museum of Art (MMA) in Michigan will be showcasing an 18th century Manuscript in Sanskrit of an extract from the sacred Hindu text "Puranas", from December eight to February 12, in its "Expressions of Faith" exhibition.   (more...)

BookWhirl Announces New Ala Carte Editorial Service
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

BookWhirl, a rapidly growing self-publishing company, now offers Advanced Editorial Services for authors. These types of editing services go beyond general proofreading as they provide a more in-depth evaluation of the Manuscript. The lineup of services focuses on the core message of the story, developing it for maximum reader impact. It checks for factual inaccuracies, improper language use, and all other areas of the plot needing improvement. (more...)

L.L. Conrad Releases HER FIRST LOVES, HIS ONLY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

L.L. Conrad was compelled to write 'Her First Loves, His Only,' after discovering that many of the erotic novels she read didn't feature relatable life scenarios, which inspired to fill the gap in the erotic genre. (more...)

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons announces official open access journal
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

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Monodrama GOLGOTHA to Show Journey of a Holocaust Survivor at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

From January 26 to 29 La MaMa will present "Golgotha,' a tour-de-force monodrama performed in English by Victor Attar. (more...)

Prague Shakespeare Company Encore Performances This Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

They're not done yet! Check out PSC400 encore performances this week. (more...)

The 5 & Dime Moves into Permanent Home!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

Effective January 1 2017, The 5 & Dime is moving into a permanent home at 112 E. Adams St. in Downtown Jacksonville. (more...)

Marquette Purchases Rare First Edition, First Printing Of 'The Hobbit'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Marquette University has acquired one of only 1,500 first edition, first printing copies of The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien, published in 1937, to add to its J.R.R. Tolkien Collection. (more...)

One Night Only Performance of SANTALAND DIARIES and More this Week at Prague Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

What's happening this week at Prague Shakespeare Company! (more...)

Wayne Hill Reprises Role Of Don Quixote at Gettysburg Community Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Gettysburg Community Theatre, the non-profit 501c3 organization located in the original Elks Lodge building at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in historic downtown Gettysburg, will present the musical, Man Of La Mancha at 7pm on Fridays and Saturdays and 2pm on Sundays January 6-22, 2017. Limited reserved seating $18 plus tax/fees. (more...)

American Classical Orchestra To Perform MUSIC OF HADYN, MOZART, AND VANHAL, 1/17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

American Classical Orchestra on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 8:00PM at Alice Tully Hall will present a program of works written by some of the greatest composers of the late 18th century during their youth: Mozart, Haydn, and Johann Baptist Vanhal. Works performed will be Haydn Symphony No. 31 in D Major, 'Hornsignal'; Mozart Symphony No. 1 in E Flat Major, K 16, Mozart Piano Concerto No. 4, K. 41 in G Major and  Mozart Piano Concerto K. 107, No. 2 in G Major with pianist Audrey Axinn and Vanhal Symphony in d minor. (more...)

Nassim Taleb Accuses Chinese of Censorship over Taiwan in US
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Nassim Taleb, author of 'Black Swan,' says that his book 'Antifragile' has tried to change a reference to 'Taiwan' to include 'China'.  Taleb took to Twitter, saying: (more...)

Rhode Island Philharmonic's Larry Rachleff To Conduct Schubert's UNFINISHED, 1/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and Music Director Larry Rachleff welcome cellist Alban Gerhardt back to The VETS for a program of Haydn's Second Cello Concerto along with Schubert's immortal "Unfinished" 8th Symphony and two favorites by Richard Strauss: "Dance of the Seven Veils" fromSalome and Der Rosenkavalier: Suite.  (more...)


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The Finest Compendium of Hollywood Signed Photographs Ever Assembled Set For Auction
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

RR Auction is proud to present The Tom Gregory Collection of Hollywood signed photographs during its December specialty auction that runs through Thursday, December 15, 2016. (more...)

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