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The Peking Opera Comes To New York: In Honor Of The 120th Anniversary Of Acclaimed Performer Mei Lanfang
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ In recognition of the 120th anniversary of the most famous Peking Opera performer of all time Mei Lanfang, Wu Promotion presents Mei Baojiu, son of Mei Lanfang, together with the Jingju Theater Company of Beijing, MeiLanfang Jingju Troupe in performances of 'Classic Plays of the Mei School' and 'Lady Mu Guiying Takes Command' at Lincoln Center in New York and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. this August. (more...)

Tahni Holt's DUET LOVE to Premiere at Velocity Founders Theater, 9/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Celebrated Portland choreographer Tahni Holt's provocative world-premiere Duet Love plays with our precious notions of hetero-romance. Holt and a stellar Pacific Northwest artistic team, draw from iconic photographs of famous couples as a driving force to disrupt and question how gendered bodies are portrayed in performance. Developed during a June and August 2014 Velocity Creative Residency, Duet Love thrives upon queer twists by asking: How does audience desire inflect the experience of masculine/feminine into the movement and emotion of dancing bodies? Performed by Ezra Dickinson, Keyon Gaskin, Allie Hankins and Lucy Yim. Music composed by Luke Wyland with special guest Corinna Repp. Dramaturgy by Robert Tyree. Lighting design by Jeff Forbes. Costume design by Jayme Hansen and Kate Fenker. Artistic advice by Chris Larson. (more...)

London 'Most Significant Theatre Capital In The World', Says New Report
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

The London Theatre Report, the first quantitative analysis of the capital's multi-faceted theatre ecology, indicates that London is the most significant theatre capital in the world, with a huge variety of types and sizes of theatre across London's boroughs. (more...)

Encore Wire Corp. Celebrates 25th Anniversary with major expansion in McKinney
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

MCKINNEY, Texas, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Encore Wire Corporation announced their plans for a major expansion at the McKinney City Council work session on July 28, 2014. This year, one of McKinney's largest employers is celebrating its 25 th anniversary by growing. Encore Wire, the one-stop source for residential and commercial wire, plans to celebrate by investing more than $30 million to expand its manufacturing facilities and provide more than 125 new jobs in McKinney. (more...)

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, RUMORS & THE SOUND OF MUSIC Set for BrightSide Theatre's 4th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak have announced BrightSide Theatre's 4th Season - 2014-2015 - 'Celebrating Friends & Family' - It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, Rumors, and The Sound of Music. 'These three pieces of theatre entertain us as we celebrate what it means to have the love of friends and family in our lives,' explains Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak. From the warmth of the holiday spirit, to the hilarious lengths we go to help our friends, to creating our own loving families as we travel the journey of life - come celebrate at the theatre with friends and family. (more...)

California's Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom Joins Leadership Team for 2015 Special Olympics in LA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom has been appointed Executive Chairman of the Leadership Committee of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tom Hewitt, Elizabeth Stanley and More in Pittsburgh CLO's SPAMALOT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Join the quest for the Holy Grail tonight, July 29, through August 3 with Monty Python's SPAMALOT at Pittsburgh CLO. Based on the classic film comedy 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail,' Spamalot is the award-winning Broadway musical that took the Tony Awards by storm in 2005. SPAMALOT features music by John Du Prez and book & lyrics by Eric Idle. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

OLIVES AND BLOOD, CLOUD 9 and More Set for CRT's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

The Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces its 2014-15 Season, filled with classic comedies and challenging, engaging new work. The 2014-15 Season is full of characters in search of their identity. Their journeys explore the dramatic moments and decisions that allow for self-discovery. (more...)

AT&T Confirms Plans To Deliver U-verse' With AT&T GigaPower(SM) In San Antonio
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

SAN ANTONIO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ AT&T* today confirmed it will expand its ultra-fast U-verse with AT&T GigaPower network to the City of San Antonio. The all-fiber network will provide services featuring symmetrical upload and download broadband speeds up to 1 Gigabit per second, and AT&T's most advanced TV services to consumers and businesses. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell to Lead THE BAND WAGON for Encores! This November
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell will star in The Band Wagon, an Encores! Special Event based on the classic MGM movie of the same title, from November 6 - 16, 2014 at City Center. The show has a book by Douglas Carter Beane adapted from the screenplay by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, with music by Arthur Schwartz and lyrics by Howard Dietz. The Band Wagon will be directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall with music direction by Todd Ellison. The Band Wagon will run for 12 performances, by special arrangement with Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at JPAC's BIG FISH in Chicago!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Jedlicka Performing Arts Center concludes its 2013-14 season with the new Broadway musical BIG FISH with music and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Andrew Lippa, book by esteemed screenwriter John August, directed by Artistic Director Dante J. Orfei, music direction by John Warren and choreography by Dina DiCostanzo. BIG FISH plays through August 9, 2014 at the Jedlicka Performing Arts Center, 3801 S. Central Ave. in Cicero. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Thomas Hart Benton's AMERICA TODAY On View Starting 9/30 at Met Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

The exhibition Thomas Hart Benton's America Today Mural Rediscovered celebrates the gift of Thomas Hart Benton's epic mural America Today from AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in December 2012. Missouri native Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) painted the 10-panel mural cycle in 1930-31 for New York's New School for Social Research to adorn the boardroom of its International Style modernist building on West 12th Street. It was commissioned by the New School's director, Alvin Johnson, who had fashioned the school as a center for progressive thought and education in Greenwich Village. Depicting a sweeping panorama of American life during the 1920s, America Today ranks among Benton's most renowned works and as one of the most significant accomplishments in American art of the period. (more...)

'International Surrealism Now' by Santiago Ribeiro Debuts at Gallery Vieira Portuense
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

PORTO, Portugal, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

EDINBURGH 2014 - BWW Interviews: Rachel Mariner, Writer Of BILL CLINTON: HERCULES
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 28, 2014

Writer Rachel Mariner speaks to BWW:UK about her upcoming Edinburgh Fringe 2014 play Bill Clinton: Hercules. (more...)

The Met Museum Presents THOMAS HART BENTON'S AMERICA TODAY MURAL REDISCOVERED, 9/30-4/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

The exhibition Thomas Hart Benton's America Today Mural Rediscovered celebrates the gift of Thomas Hart Benton's epic mural America Today from AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in December 2012. Missouri native Thomas Hart Benton (18891975) painted the 10-panel mural cycle in 193031 for New York's New School for Social Research to adorn the boardroom of its International Style modernist building on West 12th Street. It was commissioned by the New School's director, Alvin Johnson, who had fashioned the school as a center for progressive thought and education in Greenwich Village. Depicting a sweeping panorama of American life during the 1920s, America Today ranks among Benton's most renowned works and as one of the most significant accomplishments in American art of the period. (more...)

La MaMa Announces 2014-15 Season, Includes New Works by La Bute, Peggy Shaw, and a Trio of Environmental TEMPESTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2014

La MaMa - the world-renowned theatre complex located on East 4th Street in New York City's East Village - will begin its 53rd year this fall with a timely-themed season entitled "LA MAMA EARTH," featuring works that raise awareness of world ecology and social justice both locally and globally. (more...)

Kevin Mahogany to Headline 2014 South Bend Jazz Festival, 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Kevin Mahogany to headline the 3rd annual South Bend Jazz Festival, Saturday, August 16th from 4:00 p.m till 11:00 p.m; in front of the Morris Performing Arts Center. Free to the Public! Featuring Six international acts from a Variety of Jazz genres. (more...)

Michael Cohl Reveals SPIDER-MAN Arena Tour in the Works for 2015-16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

In a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal, Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark producer Michael Cohl revealed that the show will n fact not be opening in Las Vegas. Instead an arena tour is in the works for 'late 2015 or winter 2016.' He told WSJ: "I think Spider-man is a pop culture rock show that was meant to be in arenas." When asked about the recently cancelled Jesus Christ Superstar arena tour, another project with which he was affiliated, Cohl commented: "It was a disaster. Ticket sales were terrible." (more...)

Tahni Holt, Cherdonna Shinatra and Tere O'Connor Set for Velocity's Fall 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Velocity's exciting Fall Season includes two world-premieres -- celebrated Portland choreographer Tahni Holt, and Seattle's drag community premiere provocateuse, Cherdonna Shinatra -- and the arrival of major American choreographer, Tere O'Connor, in Seattle for a nine-day Velocity Open For(u)m. (more...)

VIDEO: FOX's GOTHAM Takes Over Comin Con with Urban Zip Line Experience!
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

FOX's GOTHAM took over San Diego Comic Con as fans flew through Gotham City at the Urban Zip Line Experience (more...)

BWW Reviews: LENDER IS THE NIGHT is an Adaptation in Name Only, but That's Just Fine
by Jeff Davis - Jul 24, 2014

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PowerStream Employees Raise $68,000 at Cycling Event
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

VAUGHAN, ON - Participation by more than 150 PowerStream employees in several cycling events during the months of May and June helped to raise nearly $68,000 in funds that are being shared by two charitable organizations Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. (more...)

Broward County Welcomes New Members to the Cultural Council
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The Broward Cultural Councilwelcomes four new members to its board: Heather Brinkworth -appointed by the School Board of Broward County, FL; Ebonni Bryant, appointed by Broward County Commissioner Kristin Jacobs;Caryl Fantel, appointed by Broward County Commissioner Stacy Ritter; and Town of Davie Vice Mayor Caryl Hattan, appointed by the Broward League of Cities. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tony Danza Celebrates PAL's Summer Playstreets Opening
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

On Wednesday, July 9, 2014, the Police Athletic League celebrated 100 years of PAL with the opening of the 2014 Summer Playstreets Program. Hundreds of children gathered on a PAL Playstreet at West 151st in Manhattan to play classic street games including marbles, skelly, hopscotch, traditional Double Dutch jump rope, Nok Hockey and the NYPD provided a portable rock climbing wall. Children cooled off under a fire hydrant opened by PAL Chairman Robert M. Morgenthau. Scroll down for photos of new PAL board member Tony Danza and more at the event! (more...)

CT Free Shakespeare to Present AS YOU LIKE IT, 7/30-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

1969. Protests. Love-ins. Woodstock. The height of a counter-culture movement-and the perfect time in which to set a 400 year old play according to Ellen Lieberman, Artistic Director of CT Free Shakespeare. For its 15th season, the company will present As You Like It, one of William Shakespeare's greatest comedies--and some say his silliest. It is also Shakespeare's most musical play, and this adaptation features soul-stirring songs from the 60's. (more...)

Collaboraction to Bring CRIME SCENE CHICAGO to Four Neighborhoods Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Collaboraction returns this summer to incite change on a hyperlocal level by embedding its smash hit, docu-drama live theater experience Crime Scene Chicago in four different Chicago neighborhoods on four consecutive weekends in August: (more...)

Strengthening the Internet for Free Expression and Innovation the Focus of Aspen Institute Forum
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Leaders and experts from the public and private sectors will meet to discuss innovative ways to strengthen the Internet to promote free expression, personal choice and a secure and vibrant economy at a roundtable discussion next month in Aspen, Colorado. The event, taking place August 10-13, will be streamed live at http://www.aspeninstitute.tv. (more...)

Gemma Bodinetz to Direct Bristol Old Vic's JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse Artistic Director Gemma Bodinetz will direct Sean O'Casey's Juno and the Paycock in a major co-production with Bristol Old Vic. The cast will be led by Niamh Cusack as the eponymous Juno and Des McAleer as her husband Jack Boyle. The production is at Bristol Old Vic from 5 to 27 September before moving to the Liverpool Playhouse from 1 to 18 October. (more...)

Asheville Mayor Declares 7/18 'ACA DAY'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Co-founders Abby Felder and Robbie Jaeger announce that In honor of the cultural contributions made by Asheville Creative Arts (ACA), July 18, 2014 was declared 'ACA Day' by Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer. Asheville City Council Member Cecil Bothwell attended the opening production of CHARLOTTE'S WEB to read the Mayor's proclamation from the stage, which encouraged audience members to commemorate the occasion with celebration and revelry. (more...)

Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia to Bring Eric Carle's Beloved Stories to Life in Atlanta, 8/5-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

In their first appearance at the Center, Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia brings some of Eric Carle's beloved stories to life through the magic of blacklight and fanciful puppets. "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" eats an amazing variety of foods on his path to becoming a beautiful butterfly, while high up in the sky "Little Cloud" playfully transforms into various shapes including a sheep, an airplane, a shark and more. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Bloodstone' Episode of CBS's RECKLESS
by - Jul 22, 2014

On the next episode of CBS's RECKLESS titled 'Bloodstone,' Jamie dedicates herself to clearing the name of a pro bono client wrongfully accused of murder, and enlists Roy's help with the case. (more...)

Student-Run Organization Kids' Cabaret Begins Run of SEUSSICAL on 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Kids' Cabaret is a non-profit organization that allows today's youth to immerse themselves in the arts of theater, music, and dance. Kids' Cabaret is a summer musical theater program based in Hingham, Massachusetts where kids are given the opportunity to perform in a full-length musical. This summer, they are putting on SEUSSICAL! (more...)

10,000 South Carolinians Participate in The Fit Family Challenge
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

More than 10,000 South Carolinians deserve a huge pat on the back for making a commitment to a healthier, more active lifestyle by exercising more than 2.65 million minutes from May 15 - July 10th. (more...)

Cisco to Establish a Global IoE Innovation Center in Barcelona
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

BARCELONA, SPAIN - Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) and Barcelona City Council today announced plans to open a Cisco Global IoE Innovation Center in Barcelona. The Innovation Center will provide a platform for research, technological development and new market opportunities related to the Internet of Everything for smart cities. (more...)

Hello NYC Ready for Landrush Phase of .NYC Domains
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Hello NYC, an official registration service for .NYC domains, has announced that the site www.hellodotnyc.com is ready and receiving orders for the Landrush phase of the .NYC domain registration launch. Landrush phase is an early bird access stage for all New Yorkers that allows anyone the possibility of requesting a .NYC domain name before the general public rollout of the domains, scheduled for Oct 8. For the first time, anyone in New York City has the ability to own a digital piece of the city, by purchasing a domain ending in .NYC (www.example.nyc). (more...)

New book 'The New Kid' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

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Scoop: RECKLESS on CBS - Sunday, August 10, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 22, 2014

Get all the scoop on RECKLESS, airing on CBS on Sunday, August 10, 2014! (more...)

EDINBURGH 2014: Natalie O'Donoghue's Theatre Picks!
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 21, 2014

Reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue's theatre picks of the Fringe 2014. See if you agree, and add your comments and thoughts! Follow her coverage here throughout the festival. (more...)

Maria Hinojosa to Host Documentary Series AMERICA BY THE NUMBERS
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Launching in fall 2014, AMERICA BY THE NUMBERS is the first national series to examine the new American mainstream-with its growing numbers of Asians, Latinos, African Americans (more...)

Thousands Expected in Ferndale for 18th Annual Pub Crawl, 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

The largest and longest-running annual pub crawl in Michigan happens again in Ferndale on the last Friday in July. One of the most popular and anticipated nights of summer, the Annual Ferndale Pub Crawl is a walking tour of local pubs, clubs and restaurants that has raised money for non profit organizations since 1996. (more...)

Scoop: ANIMATION DOMINATION on FOX - Saturday, July 26, 2014
by - Jul 21, 2014

Get all the scoop on ANIMATION DOMINATION, airing on FOX on Saturday, July 26, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: FAMILY GUY on FOX - Sunday, July 27, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 21, 2014

Get all the scoop on FAMILY GUY, airing on FOX on Sunday, July 27, 2014! (more...)

Vice President Joe Biden Visits UST Global's STEM Initiative Step IT Up America in Detroit
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Accompanying the Vice President was Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks Kicks Off 2014 Summer Season with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST), the City of Chicago, Chicago Park District and Boeing partner to present the annual citywide summer tradition, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks. This summer, 26 performances of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream travel to 18 neighborhood parks across Chicago, FREE FOR ALL, now through August 17, 2014. Scroll down for photos from the event so far! (more...)

Allegheny Health Network Psychologist among Panelists at Senate Staff Briefing In Support of Legislation to Help Patients with Mental Health, Addiction Disorders
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

An Allegheny Health Network psychologist is one of three behavioral health specialists invited by the American Psychological Association (APA) to participate as panelists in a Senate staff briefing sponsored by the Behavioral Health Information Technology Coalition on Tuesday, July 22 at noon in Washington, D.C. (more...)

Everyman & Playhouse Names Nick Bagnall as New Associate Director, Lindsey Alvis as Producer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse have appointed director Nick Bagnall as their first permanent Associate Director. Bagnall joins the company following the success of The Last Days of Troy at Royal Exchange, Manchester and Shakespeare's Globe. The theatre's artistic team will also be bolstered by the appointment of Lindsey Alvis, who was previously with Headlong, as Producer. (more...)

Monty Python's SPAMALOT to Open 7/29 at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Join the quest for the Holy Grail July 29-August 3 with Monty Python's Spamalot. Based on the classic film comedy "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," Spamalot is the award-winning Broadway musical that took the Tony Awards by storm in 2005. (more...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY's Marcus Stevens Visits Upper Darby Summer Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2014

Marcus Stevens, presently starring in "Forbidden Broadway: Comes Out Swinging," made a special appearance in Drexel Hill, PA yesterday to meet the cast and enjoy his musical, "Elliot and the Magic Bed." Stevens wrote the book and lyrics for "Elliot" and Brian Lowdermilk, one half of the successful singer-songwriting duo, Kerrigan-Lowdermilk, composed the music and wrote the lyrics with Stevens. The musical was originally commissioned for Upper Darby Summer Stage in 2003. (more...)

Ilitch Organization Shares Bold Vision for Building World-Class, Mixed-Use Sports and Entertainment District in Detroit
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2014

Olympia Development of Michigan today announced plans for a sweeping transformation of dozens of underutilized blocks between downtown and midtown Detroit into a world-class Sports and Entertainment District. The project will connect existing and new development efforts in downtown and midtown Detroit along Woodward Avenue with five walkable, livable mixed-use District neighborhoods. (more...)

SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE! JR. Returns to Upper Darby Summer Stage, 7/30-8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

The 60-minute performances of "Schoolhouse Rock LIVE! Jr." will take place on July 30, 31 and August 1 at 10:30 a.m. and on July 31 at 7:30 p.m. The shows are performed at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, 601 N. Lansdowne Ave, Drexel Hill, just minutes from the Main Line and Center City. Parking is free. Tickets are $7 - $10 and can be purchased online at www.udpac.org or by calling the box office: 610.622.1189. Children are invited to come early for fun pre-show activities and stay after the show to meet cast members. "Schoolhouse Rock, LIVE! Jr." is ideal for ages four and up and free babysitting is available for those who are too young to enjoy the show quietly. (more...)

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