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Cast Announced for David Greig's THE EVENTS at Mercury Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Full casting has been announced for the Mercury Theatre's upcoming production of David Greig's crucial drama The Events, which plays in the Mercury Studio this June. The production features a live community choir and is both timely and poignant, asking how a community can begin to recover from a terrible attack, and begin to embrace otherness once more. (more...)

Scoop: AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE on ABC - Wednesday, June 14, 2017
by - May 26, 2017

Get all the scoop on AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE , airing on ABC on Wednesday, June 14, 2017! (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Dallas You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Dallas You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards! (more...)

S'mores & Sprinkles for Summer: Dunkin' Donuts Introduces S'mores Flavored Coffees, Vanilla Cake Batter Donut and Dunkin' Donuts Sprinkles Donut
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

It will be an especially sweet start to summer at Dunkin' Donuts, with the introduction of a craveable new coffee flavor and two fun new donut varieties to help guests capture the joy and energy of the season. Beginning May 29, the taste of a summer campfire classic comes to Dunkin' Donuts' coffee menu with the introduction of new S'mores flavored coffees. A combination of graham cracker, toasted marshmallow and chocolate flavors, S'mores is available in Dunkin' Donuts' hot and iced coffees, lattes, macchiatos and Frozen Dunkin' Coffee through summer at participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants nationwide, along with recently-added seasonal coffee flavors Coconut Crme Pie and Butter Pecan. (more...)

THIRTEEN Presents FIRST DEGREE, Profile of Prisoners Who Receive College Degrees Behind Bars
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2017

FIRST DEGREE, available to PBS stations starting June 1 (check local listings), finds hope in this seemingly hopeless place by investigating a unique prison education program that is successfully preventing inmates there from being sent back up the river after their release. (more...)

THE PULSE PROJECT to Benefit Gays Against Guns at Assembly Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

THE PULSE PROJECT by Sherry Bokser, Thom Fogarty, Alyson Mead and Amy Merrill, directed by Thom Fogarty, will be presented Sunday, June 11th, 2017 at 5pm at Assembly Hall at Judson Memorial Church (239 Thompson St. NYC). (more...)

Tunes from DEAR EVAN HANSEN, GREAT COMET, COME FROM AWAY, ANASTASIA and More Featured on Tony Award Season Compilation Album; Track List Unveiled!
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Tony Award Productions and Broadway Records have announced the first ever Tony Award Season compilation album to be released on CD and digitally at most major music retailers including Barnes & Noble and iTunes/Apple Music on June 9, 2017. (more...)

Phoenix Chorale's Charles Bruffy to Step Down in October
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

After 18 seasons, Charles Bruffy plans to step down from his position as Artistic Director of the Phoenix Chorale at the end of October 2017. The concerts in October will celebrate Bruffy and his accomplishments with the Phoenix Chorale, featuring a 'Bruffy's Best' theme.  (more...)

BWW Previews: CLOWNTOWN at Judy Bayley Theatre At The University Of Nevada, Las Vegas
by Debbie Hall - May 25, 2017

In a world where clowns are born, "Clowntown" is an original musical combining murder, romance, laughs and big shoes. The musical created by Le Reve Musical Director Michael Brennan and Composer's Showcase Co-founder John Masse will debut at the Judy Bayley Theatre May 27-28. (more...)

BWW Feature: VLOG (Part One - First Rehearsal) - KING O' THE MOON at Circle Theatre
by Circle Theatre - May 24, 2017

Episode One: Catch a glimpse into Circle Theatre's KING O' THE MOON, as actor, Kyle Montgomery, takes you into the first rehearsal, featuring cast interviews and a video-conversation with the playwright, Tom Dudzick! (more...)

DJ and Producer Jillionaire Named Bacardi's 'Minister of Rum'
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Today, at the annual BACARDÍ Legacy Global Cocktail Competition in Berlin, BACARDÍ has announced that the role has been filled by none other than internationally acclaimed DJ and producer Jillionaire of Major Lazer. (more...)

2017 First Quarter Broadcast Television Film News: Announcing Creative Management Partners Agent Alan Morell Client Options Works Sold
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

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BRIC Announces Artists Selected for Summer Residency Program
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

BRIC, the leading provider of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, announces the eight recipients of the annual BRICworkspace visual artistresidency program for the summer of 2017. BRIC was able to double the number of artists in residence this summer, from four to eight, due to a new donation of space at 505 State Street in Downtown Brooklyn, courtesy of Alloy Development. The summer 2017 awardees will be an all-female roster, including Nicole Awai Esperanza Cortes, Lucia Cuba, Phoebe Grip, Katya Grokhovsky, Katherine Toukhy, Jamie Warren and Monika Weiss. The residency program is now in its fourth year and is open to artists who live, work, or were born in Brooklyn. (more...)

Bang on a Can to Celebrate Summer at Lincoln Center Festival, MASS MoCA and More
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Bang on a Can celebrates summer 2017, and continues its 30th anniversary landmark season, by showcasing the breadth of its adventurous curatorial vision with concerts June-September at three visual art institutions -The Noguchi Museum and the Jewish Museum in New York City, and the Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at Mass MoCA in North Adams, MA - plus a performance by the Bang on a Can All-Stars at the Lincoln Center Festival. (more...)

New English Ballet Theatre to Present World Premiere of THE FOUR SEASONS
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The critically acclaimed NEW ENGLISH BALLET THEATRE is one of Britain's most exciting contemporary ballet companies; run by its visionary founder and Artistic Director Karen Pilkington-Miksa, NEBT specialises in commissioning new work from both established and fast rising choreographers for dancers from the UK and beyond. (more...)

Max Lifchitz and North/South Consonance Ensemble to Perform at New York Public Library at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Max Lifchitz will mark 50 years as a New York City resident with a retrospective concert featuring recent and erstwhile vocal and instrumental works. (more...)

AMERICAN MASTERS 'Chefs Flight' Continues with Jacques Pepin: The Art of Craft on PBS, 5/26
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

The culinary journey of AMERICAN MASTERS 'Chefs Flight' - four documentaries on legendary chefs - continues with a profile on Jacques Pépin, a young immigrant with movie-star looks and a charming Gallic accent, who elevated essential kitchen techniques to an art form to become one of America's most beloved food icons. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jeanne Sakata Spreading the Truth With HOLD THESE TRUTHS
by Gil Kaan - May 23, 2017

Ten years ago, actress/playwright Jeanne Sakata began writing down her various thoughts on her personal connections with the subject matter of her DAWN'S LIGHT: THE JOURNEY OF GORDON HIRABAYASHI. Through various reincarnations over the last decade, and a title change to HOLD THESE TRUTHS; Jeanne will be opening at The Pasadena Playhouse. I was most excited to get Jeanne's insight on this dark and deplorable episode of American history. (more...)

Cleveland Orchestra Director of Choruses Robert Porco will Step Down at Conclusion of 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra has announced that renowned choral director Robert Porco will step down from his position as the Orchestra's Director of Choruses with the conclusion of the 2017-18 season.  At that time, he will be the longest-serving Director of Choruses and Director of the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus in the ensemble's history, he began his tenure with the 1998-99 season. (more...)

Musica Viva NY Announces 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Musica Viva NY-a chamber choir under the artistic direction of Dr. Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez-celebrates its 40th anniversary throughout the 2017-18 season, continuing its commitment to performing beloved as well as rarely heard works from various periods of musical history and from diverse cultures worldwide together with the Aeolus Quartet, quartet in residence. Highlights of the season include Orff's Carmina Burana, a concert featuring pianist and composer Seymour Bernstein, an appearance by Musica Viva NY's founder Walter Klauss, a performance commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. featuring Alice Parker; and the world premiere of a work by Elena Ruehr, commissioned by Musica Viva NY. All performances take place at All Souls Church (80th Street and Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Scoop: AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE on ABC - Tuesday, May 30, 2017
by TV Scoop - May 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE, airing on ABC on Tuesday, May 30, 2017! (more...)

The BIG SING 2017: New York Choral Consortium's Annual Free Sing 6/12
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Seventh Annual Free Singing Event Features a 'Mosaic Mass' of Schubert, Puccini, Gounod, Mozart, Bach, 'My Lord, What a Mornin',' 'Now I Walk in Beauty,' and Sufi Chant 'Adinu' (more...)

May Festival Concludes This Weekend with Ethereal Dream Project, BACH MASTERPIECE
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Fans are still buzzing this Monday morning after opening weekend of the annual Cincinnati May Festival. The second and final weekend of the Festival will take place this weekend--Friday, May 26 and Saturday, May 27--at the Taft Theatre in downtown Cincinnati. (more...)

KING O' THE MOON Comes to Circle Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Pazinski family returns to Circle's stage in King O' the Moon by Tom Dudzick, the second play in a trilogy inspired by the author's childhood. Circle produced Dudzick's Over the Tavern in 2005 and The Last Mass at St. Casimir's in 2007.  Ten years after Over the Tavern, this sequel takes place during the rebellious '60's as Apollo 11 is on its voyage to the moon. The Pazinski's come together as their lives seem to fall apart. Prior knowledge of this working-class family is not a prerequisite to appreciate the hilarious and heartfelt end to the three part series at Circle. (more...)

BWW Interview: Getting 'Fantastic Results' with Great Orchestras Makes Conductor Manfred Honeck Happy
by Richard Sasanow - May 22, 2017

Nobody puts conductor Manfred Honeck in a corner--except, perhaps the maestro himself. For instance, the Music Director of the Pittsburgh Symphony and frequent guest conductor in the US and Europe makes no bones about viewing himself as the quintessential mittel-european maestro, devoted to Beethoven, Brahms, Mahler, Richard Strauss and others of that ilk. But he's also an advocate of the music of the 21st century and works by Shankar, Stucky, Danielpour, Adamsand other newer masters. (more...)

Tina Fey, Bill Nye, Ellen Burstyn and More Join 10th Anniversary World Science Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The World Science Festival has announced complete programming for the  10th anniversary Festival, which will bring science to the crossroads of the world, Times Square, and to locations across the five boroughs of New York City, with more than 50 events, May 30 - June 4, 2017. (more...)

Scoop: AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE on ABC - Tuesday, May 30, 2017
by TV Scoop - May 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE , airing on ABC on Tuesday, May 30, 2017! (more...)

Bike Share to Simplify Rider Experience
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

FORT COLLINS, CO(Marketwired - May 17, 2017) - It just got easier than ever to join, ride and enjoy the Fort Collins Bike Share with the debut this month of a complete upgrade and expansion of the existing system. The upgrade includes a new mobile app and locking system that lets riders rent and ride bikes at the touch of a button on their phones. A sleek new interface on the mobile app streamlines the process of creating a new account and offers easy access to rider support, while new mapping technology provides point-by-point directions to the nearest docking station. Finally, 11 bikes and three new locations will be added to the fleet, making bike sharing even more convenient. (more...)

University of Maryland and City of College Park Expand mBike Bike Share Program
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

COLLEGE PARK, MD(Marketwired - May 18, 2017) - The City of College Park, the University of Maryland and Zagster, Inc., today announced the expansion of the popular mBike bike share program. In response to high ridership and strong demand, the system has expanded to now feature 163 bikes at 19 stations, including new stations in neighboring University Park. All told, the program which offers a convenient, affordable and healthy way for people to get on, off and around campus and the city has grown by 30% since its debut. (more...)

BWW Interview: Beth Marshall of COMMENCEMENT at the Orlando Fringe Festival
by Clarissa Moon - May 20, 2017

Beth Marshall Presents' COMMENCEMENT at the Orlando Fringe Festival centers around a school shooting. Beth Marshall plays Sarah Havermeyer, the mother of the shooter. I talked to Beth about her connection to the piece, why she chose to act in it, the challenges of her role, and more. (more...)

BWW Interview: Runki Goswami on regional Indian music
by Zofeen Maqsood - May 19, 2017

Runki Goswami is amongst the rare generation of new musicians in India who are striving to revive and popularize regional and folk music (more...)

Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre to Host Free Dance Festival Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

José Mateo Ballet Theatre presents the 9th Annual Dance for World Community Festival, Saturday June 10, 12-6:00 pm, FREE and open to the public, a celebration in Harvard Square, Cambridge showcasing dance as a positive force to better our world. (more...)

98 Degrees' Drew Lachey to Star in Reading of New Musical BULLDOZER
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Karen Carpenter directs 98 Degrees' Drew Lachey in upcoming readings of BULLDOZER on Monday, May 22 at 12:30 and 6:15. (more...)

THE FALL Returns to the Baxter for Youth Month this June
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Following its unprecedented sold-out success last year, THE FALL will return to the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio during youth month. THE FALL is a candid collaborative piece of workshop theatre based on the experiences of seven UCT graduates during the #RhodesMustFall and subsequent student movements. (more...)

The Soul Gatherer at The Stone Cottage Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The Soul Gatherer is presented by MBS Productions at the Stone Cottage Theatre, Addison Conference & Theatre Center, June 1 - July 2, 2017. (more...)

38th Season of Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival (CCCMF)'s 38th season as Cape Cod's premiere presenter of summer chamber music. Twelve compelling concerts will be performed at venues across the Cape from August 1 through 25. Early purchases are recommended for discount tickets (available through June 30) and packages, limited to capacity. (more...)

Dunkin' Donuts Offers Free Samples of Frozen Dunkin' Coffee on May 19 with Special Nationwide Tasting Event
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Temperatures are starting to heat up outside, but this week brings one of the coolest days of the year inside Dunkin' Donuts restaurants, as the brand serves a free taste of its newest coffee beverage, Frozen Dunkin' Coffee. On Friday, May 19, Dunkin' Donuts will offer all guests the chance to experience the smooth, rich frozen taste of Frozen Dunkin' Coffee with a complimentary sample (3.5-ounce) from 10 AM to 2 PM at participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants nationwide, while supplies last. (more...)

L.A. Percussion Quartet Reaches BEYOND in NY Debut, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The third album from the critically-acclaimed, Grammy-nominated Los Angeles Percussion Quartet, comes out Friday, June 16 on the Sono Luminus label. The high-fidelity release includes two CDs and one Blu-ray surround-sound audio disc, 86 minutes of music in all. As the title suggests, Beyond finds the LAPQ in an expansive mode, building a community of international composers with ties to the ensemble's home base. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel Swings Around the World with New Series AMAZING MONKEYS
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2017

AMAZING MONKEYS premieres on Wednesday, June 14 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel. (more...)

Bullying of LGBT Employees in Tech Industry: a Cost of Billions
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

An April, 2017, study conducted by Oakland non-profit Kapor Center for Social Impact, the Tech Leavers Study-the first of its kind-has taken a detailed look at discrimination in the tech industry, citing an annual loss in the sector of about $16 billion.(1) (more...)

SahBabii Releases 'Pull Up Wit Ah Stick (Sandas Weekend 2K17)' Video Clip
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Chicago-born and Atlanta-raised rapper Sahbabii premieres the 'Pull Up Wit Ah Stick (SANDAS Weekend 2K17)' video clip ahead of the debut of his first official release for Warner Bros. Records. (more...)

THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE AGED 13 ¾ - THE MUSICAL Comes To Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces a brand new production of Sue Townsend's The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾ - The Musical, which opens in Adrian's 50th birthday year. Jake Brunger and Pippa Cleary's musical of Leicester's favourite teen has undergone a period of further development since its original production at Curve in 2015, and Luke Sheppard's new production will open at the Menier on 26 July at 3.30pm, with previews from 14 July, and runs until 9 September. Priority booking for the productions opens on Monday 22 May, with public booking on Tuesday 30 May. (more...)

The Churchill Plot: New Thriller Ripped From the Headlines of History
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

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Stage Raw Announces Award Winners For Its Third Annual Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Professional Los Angeles intimate theater companies and their friends sold out Los Angeles Theatre Center to support the third-ever STAGE RAW THEATRE AWARDS. (more...)

Wesleyan University Awards Inaugural HAMILTON Prize for Creativity
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

A committee of Wesleyan University alumni, chaired by HAMILTON writer/creator and Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda '02, and director Thomas Kail '99, has chosen the recipient of the inaugural Wesleyan University Hamilton Prize for Creativity (more...)

Papa Gino's Relaunches All You Can Eat Program
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

All You Can Eat Pizza and Pasta for just $4.99 per person with additional $1 sides, including meatballs and breadsticks. Papa Gino's recently re-launched their popular All You Can Eat Program, where guests can visit any participating Papa Gino's restaurant and enjoy endless cheese and pepperoni pizza slices and pasta marinara for just $4.99 per person. The program is available Monday - Wednesday, 4PM - 8PM (dine in only). A new feature of the All You Can Eat Program is the availability of $1 add-on sides, including 3 meatballs, 4 breadsticks or a side garden or Caesar salad ($1 per side per person). Great for family nights out or bringing the team in after the game, Papa Gino's All You Can Eat is great for filling up without breaking your wallet. If you're from New England, you know nothing else tastes like Papa Gino's. Every Papa Gino's pizza starts with dough made fresh with just five simple ingredients and is made locally in Walpole, Mass. With a family recipe that is 80 years strong, every bite of a Papa Gino's pizza slice on an All You Can Eat night is sure to satisfy. About Papa Gino's, Inc. Based in Dedham, Massachusetts, Papa Gino's, Inc. is the parent company of D'Angelo Grilled Sandwiches and Papa Gino's. As New England's local pizza, Papa Gino's has defined the pizza palate for generations. For over 53 years the company remains a family favorite offering a delicious menu of pizza, pasta, sandwiches and salads at a great value across its 150 locations. Papa Gino's is the Official Pizza of the New England Patriots. For more information about Papa Gino's, Inc. and its brands, please visit www.papaginos.com. (more...)

Scoop: MY 600-LB LIFE on TLC - Wednesday, May 17, 2017
by TV Scoop - May 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on MY 600-LB LIFE, airing on TLC on Wednesday, May 17, 2017! (more...)

NCAA Division I Lacrosse Championships Coverage Continues on ESPN with Quarterfinals
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2017

Coverage of the 2017 NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Lacrosse Championships Presented by Northwestern Mutual continue with the quarterfinals on Saturday, May 20, and Sunday, May 21. (more...)

BWW Interview: Get Ready for Laughs at the BIRMINGHAM COMEDY FESTIVAL
by David Edward Perry - May 16, 2017

THE BIRMINGHAM COMEDY FESTIVAL is first and only comedy festival in the state of Alabama. (more...)

Haptics 2017-2027: Technologies, Markets and Players - Research and Markets
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

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