Mask

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Pasadena Community Playhouse (Pasadena, CA)
39 S. El Molino Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101
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2 hours and 40 minutes, with one intermission
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Based on the 1985 Universal motion picture "Mask"

QUIET RAGE, GENTLE WAIL Now On View at Phoenix Art Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

The Quiet Rage, Gentle Wail: Prints and Masks of Japanese Noh Theatre exhibition is on view at Phoenix Art Museum until November 16 and explores Noh, the traditional Japanese theatre form that incorporates music, dance and drama. Noh theatre was established in the 14th century and its dramas explore profound human emotions through subtle and symbolic performances that tell stories adopted from well-known myths, historical events and classical literatures. On display are 22 Noh Masks, a pair of two-panel screens and 38 prints that depict Noh actors on stage. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company presents the world premiere ZORRO!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company's next production is a swashbuckler: the world premiere of 'Zorro!' based on Johnston McCulley's 'The Curse of Capistrano' (1919) adapted by James Rana. Spanish for 'fox,' Zorro fought the oppressive colonial government in Spanish California with a quick sword and wit. Wearing a Mask, he kept his identity secret, even to the woman he loved. In 1939, Bob Kane and Bill Finger gave credit to McCulley's Masked avenger, with his dual identity, as their inspiration for 'Batman.' Like Bruce Wayne and Batman, Don Diego and Zorro are never seen together at the same time. (more...)

DIVAS! OF LEHIGH VALLEY Set for Encore Performance on 7/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Back by popular demand, the Divas! of the Lehigh Valley will offer an encore performance of their high-energy show which pays tribute to musical divas throughout the decades. (more...)

Full Programme Announced for Imogen Heap's REVERB at the Roundhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2014

Bloomberg Summer at the Roundhouse, an annual partnership dedicated to introducing new audiences to innovative culture, returns for the third year running with Imogen Heap's Reverb, a festival that this year aims to bring cutting-edge contemporary music to a wide range of new audiences by redefining the rules and shattering boundaries. Featuring an exclusive first performance of Imogen's long-awaited fourth album,Sparks, the weekend will include live performances from musical innovators such as Arve Henriksen, the Århus Sinfonietta, Holly Melia, Leafcutter John, Leon Michener, London Contemporary Orchestra, London Soundpainting Orchestra, Maja Ratjke, Nick Ryan, Nonclassical DJs, Pekka Kuusisto, Peter Gregson, Plaid, Powerplant, Simon Steen-Andersen, The Norwegian Girls' Choir and Tim Exile. (more...)

Ecole Supérieure d'Arts Plastiques Presents Mickalene Thomas, Today Through 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2014

For Mickalene Thomas's exhibition Femme au divan II at the Pavillon Bosio at the Ecole Superieure d'Arts Plastiques in Monaco, the artist will present a collection of paintings, a series of photographs, and a new video. With her unbounded experimentation and vivid imagination, Thomas evolves splendid images of black women through an astounding array of artistic and material forms, as well as through the lens of myriad art historical, cultural, and social references. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre Offering Classes for Adults and Students
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is thrilled to announce an expanded roster of offerings for the upcoming Fall Semester of its Shakespeare Theatre Academy. (more...)

UMC Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

TAIPEI, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

Contour Semiconductor CTO to Disclose Details on New Non-Volatile Memory Technology at Flash Memory Summit 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Dan Shepard, founder and CTO of Contour Semiconductor, Inc., will reveal details about the company's development of Diode Transistor Memory (DTM) technology, the world's lowest production-cost, non-volatile memory technology at the upcoming Flash Memory Summit during the panel 'Life Beyond Flash: New Non-Volatile Memory Technologies,' Thursday August 7 at 8:30 a.m. Pacific. (more...)

Warner Theatre Center for Arts Education Announces Summer Arts Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

Students engage in a wide variety of artistic disciplines, including Tap Dance, Acting, Improv, Hip Hop Dance, Technical Theatre, Visual Art, Creative Writing, Musical Theatre and more! The session includes a field trip to Lake Compounce Theme Park and culminates in an informal Share Day performance for families and friends! (more...)

Marvel Unveils Action Packed GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Product Collection
by Movies News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Marvel Entertainment in conjunction with Disney Consumer Products (DCP) unveils an action-packed product collection to celebrate Marvel's epic space adventure, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy (more...)

Franc D'Ambrosio and Glory Crampton to Celebrate Andrew Lloyd Webber with ANGEL OF MUSIC, 8/7-10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Acclaimed Broadway veterans FRANC D'AMBROSIO and GLORY CRAMPTON celebrate the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber from his many beloved musicals in the wonderful salute, 'Angel of Music,' coming to the RRazz Room in New Hope for four very special nights beginning Thursday, Aug. 7 and concluding Sunday, Aug. 10. (more...)

Camtek Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Camtek Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: CAMT), today announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. (more...)

16th Street Theater to Present MARIPOSA NOCTURNA: A PUPPET TRIPTYCH, 8/15-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

16th Street Theater announces MARIPOSA NOCTURNA: A Puppet Triptych conceived and created by Stephanie Diaz coming to North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn, for 3 special shows, August 15, 16, 17. (more...)

Lexus and The Weinstein Company Re-team to Produce The Second Lexus Short Film Series with World Premieres in Los Angeles and New York
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Lexus and The Weinstein Company have once again come together in the spirit of innovation to produce two new short films for their second annual 'Life is Amazing' Lexus Short Films series. Two rising filmmakers (Jon Goldman, Satsuki Okawa with script writer Ken Ochiai) are being mentored by acclaimed members of the film community including actress Katie Holmes (The Giver, Wonder Boys) and directors Justin Chadwick (Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, upcoming Tulip Fever), Simon Curtis (My Week With Marilyn, upcoming Woman in Gold), Antoine Fuqua (Brooklyn's Finest, Training Day, upcoming Southpaw), and Phillip Noyce (The Giver, The Quiet American). (more...)

FM Pilots Tops MusicDish*China Indie Song Chart
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

MusicDish*China announced its Top 5 Indie Song Chart, based on aggregate plays on Chinese streaming portals, including Ximalaya, Diandian, Lizhi.fm and YuYin.fm for the period 07/19 - 07/25/2014. The songs were promoted through MusicDish*China Song Blast, a low-cost song promotional service to help introduce Western independent music to the biggest music market through Chinese streaming and social media platforms (http://www.musicdish.com/china/music/singlepromo.php3). (more...)

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Announces New Contest 'The Art of the Mask'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group announced today an extensive multi-tiered art contest in connection with the longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, directed by Harold Prince. (more...)

BWW Interviews: This Show Is an Adventure!
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Jul 26, 2014

'It's the heart that makes it fun! The adrenalin gets going; we are all so engrossed in each other with different stories developing every night. There are always discoveries being made. This show is an adventure every single night!' The speaker is actor-dancer Carson Twitchell, who is talking about Maine State Music Theatre's latest hit, the Patti Colombo staging of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, which opened July 17th at the Pickard Theatre in Brunswick, Maine. Twitchell is part of a six-person panel assembled at the Curtis Memorial Library on July 23 for the third Peek Behind the Curtain talkback. Joined by Barbara Whidden, MSMT's Director of Development, Kristen Thomas, House Manager, Leo Stagg, Technical Director, and fellow actors (Ruth) and Merill West (Dorcas), the panelists spoke with BWW's Carla Maria Verdino-Sullwold about the thrill of this exuberant musical. (more...)

Fairy Tales Get Musical Makeover in Libra Theater's ROYAL FABLES, Beginning Previews 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Libra Theater Company, in association with The TR?F, presents the World Premiere of ROYAL FABLES a new musical that explores the lives of classic and not-so-classic fairy tale princesses. Featuring book, music and lyrics by Nick Luckenbaugh, the production is directed by Megan Mekjian starring a cast of 18. Previews begin October 30 at Access Theater. (more...)

Nickelodeon & USAopoly Team on Exclusive TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES-Themed Games
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Turtle fans of all ages can enjoy the Heros in a Half Shell in a whole new way with two original MONOPOLY games, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Edition and MONOPOLY: Teenage Mutant Turtles Collector's Edition. (more...)

Tommy, Madeline Reddicks Release New Book on Riddles
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Indianapolis (more...)

BWW Interviews: Ditch Davey Previews Two-Part BLACK BOX Finale
by Matt Tamanini - Jul 24, 2014

The first season of the exciting medical drama BLACK BOX wraps up tonight with a two-hour Season Finale. Hour One is entitled 'Fear,' while the second hour is 'Consequences.' The episodes will deal with Drs. Catherine Black (Kelly Reilly) and Ian Bickman (Ditch Davey) facing the things they fear the most. (more...)

Decade Bash to Kick Off FirstWorks' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

FirstWorks, a non-profit presenting arts organization, today announced their 2014 - 2015 season will kick off in September with a 10th anniversary bash and includes a year full of extraordinary performances, arts learning programs and the next FirstWorks Festival on the Plaza in June 2015. (more...)

FirstWorks Announces 2014 - 2015 Season Including 10th Anniversary Decade Bash, Festival on the Plaza & more
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

FirstWorks, a non-profit presenting arts organization, today announced their 2014 - 2015 season will kick off in September with a 10th anniversary bash and includes a year full of extraordinary performances, arts learning programs and the next FirstWorks Festival on the Plaza in June 2015. (more...)

SPT's Youth Program Presents William Shakespeare's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, 8/8-10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

This summer SPT's Youth Program is taking The Taming of the Shrew to the high seas - prepare for a wild voyage through one of Shakespeare's earliest and most controversial comedies, about a strong-willed couple hell-bent on confusing and outwitting each other right up to the play's equivocal conclusion. There are many exciting questions to ask with this screwball comedy and this production seeks to answer them with plenty of slapstick, gender bending…and pirates! (more...)

Takuya Hiramitsu Discusses New SAILOR MOON Stage Musical, PETITE ETRANGER
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 24, 2014

Takuya Hiramitsu, the director at the helm of the brand new stage musical based on the super-successful long-running Japanese anime series SAILOR MOON set to premiere later this year in Tokyo, talks about his involvement in the property as well as what we can expect from the new musical as part of a new interview. (more...)

Touchstone and Allentown Public Theatre Announce Actor Training Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Touchstone Theatre founder Bill George and Allentown Public Theatre artistic director Joshua Neth announce that they will be co-teaching a year-long program of actor training starting this fall. Entitled the Valley Actor's Lab (VAL), the program seeks to provide excellent and systematic training to seriously inclined actors in the Lehigh Valley. George and Neth describe themselves as “two theatre artists who hold their love of actors and the work of the actor above all earthly things”; coming from different backgrounds and different theatre educations, they have joined teaching skills in this unique effort to advance the life of the actor in the Lehigh Valley. Their intention in creating VAL is to strengthen the work of the Valley theatre community by deepening the base of well-trained artists in the region and facilitating collaboration between producers and performers. (more...)

Helping Small Businesses Succeed, Infusionsoft Continues Record-Breaking Growth
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

CHANDLER, Ariz., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Infusionsoft, creator of the leading sales and marketing software for small businesses, is experiencing record growth across its customer base, partner and developer communities, hiring initiatives and educational offerings. Infusionsoft's commitment to helping small businesses succeed is propelling an extensive ecosystem that is changing the livesof small business owners around the world. (more...)

Toshihiko Sahashi Talks New SAILOR MOON Stage Musical, PETITE ETRANGER
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 23, 2014

Toshihiko Sahashi, the composer behind the brand new stage musical based on the super-successful long-running Japanese anime series SAILOR MOON set to premiere later this year in Tokyo, talks about his involvement in the property as well as what we can expect from the new musical as part of a new interview. (more...)

New Book by Dr. Ken Mask, 'Griffin the Dragon and How to Tame a Bully', is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

New Orleans, LA (more...)

First-Ever AUCTION AT GRACELAND to Feature Rare Elvis Presley Artifacts, 8/14
by Movies News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Highlights of the rare Elvis Presley artifacts to be included in the first-ever 'Auction at Graceland' were announced today, along with registration and catalog ordering details for the auction, which will be held on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 8 pm Eastern / 7 pm Central. (more...)

Fumio Osano On New SAILOR MOON Stage Musical, PETITE ETRANGER
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 22, 2014

A brand new stage musical based on the super-successful long-running Japanese anime series SAILOR MOON is set to premiere later this year in Tokyo and the managing editor of the franchise, Fumio Osano, opens up about the origins of the stage iteration as well as what we can expect from the new stage musical as part of a new interview. (more...)

CATF to Welcome Bruce Duncan and Bina48 for Lecture on Artificial Intelligence, 7/26; UNCANNY VALLEY Runs thru 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

The Contemporary American Theater Festival at Shepherd University's Humanities series will host speaker Bruce Duncan and artificial intelligence unit Bina48 for a lecture on Bina and the Evolution of Artificial Intelligence. The lecture will be held on Saturday, July 26 at 4:30 p.m. in Reynolds Hall (109 North King St.), and is free and open to the public. The CATF world premiere play, Uncanny Valley by Thomas Gibbons, part of the 2014 season which runs through August 3, was inspired by an article in National Geographic on Bina48. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Choreographers Patti Colombo and Karl Warden Thrill Maine Audiences
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Jul 21, 2014

'I definitely have a choreographic style - much of what I do is ballet-based and athletic, but I was trained in the Jack Cole manner. My mentors, Ron Lewis, Ron Fields, were all Jack Cole people. I have a strong sense of jazz, true American jazz based in ballet.' The speaker is a petite, svelte, red-haired dynamo of energy and bubbly enthusiasm. Seated opposite me a few days before the opening of her latest theatrical endeavor, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at Maine State Music Theatre, director-choreographer Patti Colombo talks about her Maine debut and her other award-winning theatrical projects - among them, On the Town, West Side Story, Mask, L'il Abner, Peter Pan, Seussical, which have taken her to Broadway and around the world. (more...)

Photo Flash: ART/WNY Presents Local One-Act Showcase, 7/24-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2014

The American Repertory Theater of WNY is celebrating the 10 year mark of the Buffalo Infringement Festival by bringing back the Local One-Act Showcase to be presented at ART in the Box, 16 Linwood Avenue, Buffalo NY 14219. Showdates and times are July 24th (Thursday)-7:00 pm-9:30 pm, July 25th (Friday) 9:00 pm-11:00 pm, July 26th (Saturday) 9:00 pm-11:00 pm, July 31st 7:00-9:30 pm, Aug 1st (Friday) 9:00 pm-11:00 pm, Aug 2nd (Saturday) 9:00 pm-11:00 pm. Suggested donation of $10. (more...)

Hank Boland Named New Artistic Director of Strawdog Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Strawdog Theatre Company and Board President Seth Rickard announce, that effective immediately, Hank Boland is to assume the role of artistic director of Strawdog Theater Company. Boland has been acting as interim artistic director since fall 2012. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Daphne Stirs Up Trouble on Next SWITCHED AT BIRTH
by - Jul 16, 2014

Daphne stirs up trouble while Bay meets a new cousin in an all-new episode of "Switched at Birth," airing Monday, July 21 at 8:00PM ET/PT on ABC Family. (more...)

William Shakespeare's HAMLET Goes Unmasked in Classical Renaissance Performance, 7/24-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

William Shakespeare's Hamlet (...UnMasked) will be performed at 8PM on July 24, 25 and 26 at the John De Sotelle Studio Theater. The performance is in classic style with a rarely seen twist: all characters wear commedia dell'arte-style Masks except Hamlet, adding an Expressionistic tint to the classic story. (more...)

BWW Review: Nothing Permanent Shall Stay
by Kristen Morale - Jul 16, 2014

The Phantom of the Opera, from its literary origins to the numerous film renditions made, all leading up to its fantastic run as a staged musical, is one of the most beautiful, heart-wrenching stories of its day. The Majestic Theater has ushered people through its doors to see Andrew Lloyd Webber's phenomenon of a show, and due to its popularity gives locals and tourists alike little reason to anticipate it going anywhere anytime soon. Including its recent North American production and the show's general worldwide reputation, Phantom has proven itself to be essentially untouchable. (more...)

HAC to Host 29th Annual Children's Festival of the Arts, 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

The Hollywood Arts Council (HAC) will present their family fun-filled FREE 29th Annual Children's Festival of the Arts on Sunday, August 10, 2014 from 12-Noon to 4:30 p.m. at Paramount Pictures, 5555 Melrose Avenue in Hollywood, CA 90038. Casey McCabe, on-air talent for AMP Radio 97.1 FM will serve as the Event Emcee. (more...)

American Repertory Theater of WNY to Present Local One-Act Showcase, 7/24-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

The American Repertory Theater of WNY is celebrating the 10 year mark of the Buffalo Infringement Festival by bringing back the Local One-Act Showcase to be presented at ART in the Box, 16 Linwood Avenue, Buffalo NY 14219. Showdates and times are July 24th (Thursday)-7:00 pm-9:30 pm, July 25th (Friday) 9:00 pm-11:00 pm, July 26th (Saturday) 9:00 pm-11:00 pm, July 31st 7:00-9:30 pm, Aug 1st (Friday) 9:00 pm-11:00 pm, Aug 2nd (Saturday) 9:00 pm-11:00 pm. Suggested donation of $10. (more...)

'Guys and Dolls', Polanski's 'Macbeth' Among Venice Film Festival's Classics Selections
by Movies News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Venice Classics is the section of the Venice Film Festival that since 2012 has presented, with growing success, a selection of classic films. (more...)

New Promo For SAILOR MOON: LA RECONQUISTA, Now On DVD
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 14, 2014

The first production photos featuring the cast members of the newest musical edition of the popular and enduring Japanese franchise SAILOR MOON and its subsequent stage musical incarnation inspired by the works of Naoko Takeuchi are now available to view. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Return to the Age of Aquarius with HAIR at Eight O'clock Theatre
by Peter Nason - Jul 13, 2014

Despite some flaws, EOT's HAIR is a high-energy musical that's not to be missed, especially if you want to re-live those glory days of Be-Ins, peace signs and flower power. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Ocean State Theatre Company Rolls the Dice on GUYS AND DOLLS
by Veronica Bruscini - Jul 13, 2014

Ocean State Theatre's production of GUYS AND DOLLS is sure to be a summertime hit for the Company. This staging has a solid foundation in the well-known tunes and colorful characters of Frank Loesser's Tony-Award-winning musical, and OSTC builds from there with a talented cast, sharp choreography, and smartly-designed scenery. (more...)

Frances McDormand and Richard Jenkins to Star in HBO Miniseries OLIVE KITTERIDGE
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Academy Award(R) winner Frances McDormand ('Fargo,' 'North Country') and Academy Award(R) nominee Richard Jenkins star in the four-part HBO Miniseries drama OLIVE KITTERIDGE (more...)

Author Brian Magrath Shares Techniques For Reducing Stress in Newest Book
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

BRISBANE, Australia, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Distress - A Weapon of Mass Destruction teaches the author's tried and true method of eliminating the stress that plagues many individuals each day. The author especially targets those in high-stress jobs like police officers, soldiers, teachers, and those in the entertainment industry. He believes that certain groups of people just naturally have to deal with greater levels of distress and therefore may be more prone to develop illnesses related to high stress. (more...)

Theater for the New City's 5th DREAM UP FESTIVAL to Run 8/17-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

From August 17 to September 7, 2014 Theater for the New City (TNC), under the direction of Crystal Field, Artistic Director, will present its fifth 'Dream Up Festival,' a festival of adventurous theater featuring new works from across the country and abroad. Helmed by the theater's Literary Manager, Michael Scott-Price, the festival offers 24 plays, of which 19 are world premieres, two are American premieres and two are New York premieres. There is one workshop production. (more...)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Acquires an Early Roman Porphyry Vessel
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

An important, elaborately carved Roman urn of the first-early second century A.D.—one of the finest porphyry vessels to have survived from classical antiquity—has been acquired by The Metropolitan Museum of Art. (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Marks 11,000 Masks
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 10, 2014

Today we salute the longest-running musical in Broadway history in the week of its record-breaking 11,000th performance, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. (more...)

HBO's OLIVE KITTERIDGE Miniseries with Frances McDormand to Debut this Winter
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Academy Award® winner Frances McDormand (“Fargo,” “North Country”) and Academy Award® nominee Richard Jenkins (“The Visitor,” HBO's “Six Feet Under”) star in the four-part HBO Miniseries drama OLIVE KITTERIDGE, a film by Academy Award®-nominated director Lisa Cholodenko (“The Kids Are All Right,” “Laurel Canyon”). Based on Elizabeth Strout's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name and written by Emmy®-winner Jane Anderson (HBO's “The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom” and “Normal”), the miniseries will debut on HBO this winter. (more...)

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