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Washington, DC 20566

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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...)

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...)

American Classical Orchestra Announces 2017-18 Season Under the Baton of Thomas Crawford
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The 50-piece period instrument American Classical Orchestra opens its 33rd season with Berwald's Symphony Singulaire, Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 4 ('Italian'), and Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto in G minor, featuring as soloist 12-year-old piano prodigy Adrian Romoff. (more...)

Tickets On Sale for THE SOUL GATHERER at the Stone Cottage Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The Soul Gatherer is presented by MBS Productionsat the Stone Cottage Theatre, Addison Conference & Theatre Center, June 1 - July 2, 2017. Tickets and more info at www.MBSProductions.net or by calling 214-477-4942. (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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IBM Scientists Use Lab-on-a-Chip Nanochannel Technology Designed to 'Stretch' DNA to Help Detect Disease
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

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BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS Team with Musical.ly to Present Special Fan-Voted Honor
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

dick clark productions and entertainment social network musical.ly today announced their partnership for the 2017 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS, including a fan-voted honor celebrating five of musical.ly's top covered artists of the year (more...)

Global Mobile Broadband/Mobile Internet/3G/4G Tariff Tracker and Analysis: 140 Operators in 66 Countries, and 2,100 Plans & Options - Research and Markets
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

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Illusionist Adam Trent Comes to Harris Center
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

After a stint on Broadway in The Illusionists, the world's #1 magic show that shattered box office records during its 2014/2015 run, Adam Trent is now one of the most in-demand illusionists working today.  The Folsom Lake Community Concert Association, FLCCA, is bringing him to the Harris Center for two shows on Sunday, May 28, at 2:00 and 7:00 pm.  One of the original Broadway stars of The Illusionists, Trent has emerged to present a headline illusion show with a scale and Mass appeal not seen since the touring days of David Copperfield.  According to The New York Times, "Seeing is Disbelieving". (more...)

Soundtrack to Original HBO Film THE WIZARD OF LIES Available Digitally 5/19
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

Lakeshore Records will release THE WIZARD OF LIES - Original HBO Films Soundtrack digitally on May 19, 2017. The album features the original score by composers Evgueni Galperine and Sacha Galperine (NINE LIVES, THE FAMILY, THE PAST). (more...)

Visual Artist Bernard Hoyes to Exhibit at Museum of African American Art This July
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Visual artist Bernard Hoyes has accomplished yet another career defining feat. The master craftsman was recently commissioned by a private collector to recreate the divinely celebrated winged stallion Pegasus, one of the best-known creatures in Greek mythology. (more...)

BWW Review: Angels in England, or rather ACT 1's NOISES OFF
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 13, 2017

Make no mistake about it, Michael Frayn's Noises Off, is a rollicking, hilarious roller coaster ride of mirth and merriment – the quintessential British farce, replete with slamming doors, mistaken identities, sexual escapades and all the other necessary ingredients needed to create a memorable night at the theater. In the hands of director Bradley Moore and his uncommonly nimble crew of actors, it's as fun as ever, but we've come to the conclusion that perhaps we have reached critical Mass in regard to Noises Off and that local theater companies might hold off on new productions of the show for, say, a decade or so. (more...)

Chris Daughtry, Sway & More to Host T-MOBILE MAGENTA CARPET LIVE AT THE BBMAS Pre-Show
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2017

dick clark productions announced today the hosts of the T-MOBILE MAGENTA CARPET LIVE AT THE BBMAS the official pre-show for the “2017 Billboard Music Awards.” (more...)

GenomeDx and Color Collaborate to Further Advance Precision Medicine for Prostate Cancer Patients and their Families
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

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Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed 5/12 - HEDWIG and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed 5/12 - HEDWIG and More! (more...)

Huntington to Work with Bruner/Cott & Associates for Huntington Avenue Theatre Project
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Huntington Theatre Company's longtime home on Huntington Avenue remains secure, and the Huntington will continue to produce world-class theatre there for generations to come. Beginning July 1, 2017, the building known as the Boston University Theatre will become the Huntington Avenue Theatre, controlled on a permanent basis by the Huntington Theatre Company. (more...)

Community Activities, MOONLIGHT X AILEY and More Added to Ailey's Lincoln Center Season
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Artistic Director Robert Battle announces a variety of exciting happenings in connection with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Lincoln Center season at the David H. Koch Theater June 14 - 18.  (more...)

Pegasystems Recognized as a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for CRM Customer Engagement Center
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

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Off-Broadway's BUILDING THE WALL to Donate to, Host Talk-Backs with Immigrant Rights Organizations
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The producers of BUILDING THE WALL have announced a financial and programmatic partnership with a small group of immigrant rights organizations including the AFSC'S Immigrant Rights Program, Define American, the Immigrant Defense Project, and the New York Immigration Coalition. (more...)

TCG Publishes Off-Broadway, Broadway and Upcoming West End Play OSLO
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the publication of Oslo by J. T. Rogers. The world premiere of the play was produced Off-Broadway at the Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center, garnering Mass critical acclaim. It transferred to Broadway in the spring of 2017 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater also at Lincoln Center. (more...)

UMS Choral Union Announces 24th Annual SUMMER SINGS
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The UMS Choral Union invites all interested singers to take part in its 24th season of Summer Sings. All singers are invited to these popular choral reading sessions which feature no-audition, no-performance evenings of memorable music-making. As many as 300 singers from southeastern Michigan, northern Ohio, and Canada have joined each session in singing great choral repertoire with some of the nation's most respected choral conductors and outstanding soloists. (more...)

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