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Merlin was a musical based on a concept by popular illusionist Doug Henning and Barbara De Angelis, written by Richard Levinson and William Link, with music (and incidental music) written by Elmer Bernstein and lyrics by Don Black.

Merlin opened on Broadway at the Mark Hellinger Theatre on February 13, 1983 and closed on August 7, 1983 after 199 performances and 69 previews. It was directed by Ivan Reitman and choreographed by Christopher Chadman and Billy Wilson. The cast included Henning as Merlin, Chita Rivera as an evil sorceress and, in supporting roles, newcomer Nathan Lane and a young Christian Slater.

Legacy CNC Machines Can Now See 'How the Other Half Lives' With New MERLIN MTConnect Hardware That Brings OEE Network Connectivity to the Entire Shop Floor
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

CHICAGO, IL(Marketwired - Sep 8, 2014) -  The International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS Booth E-3368) - Astrix Networks Inc. (TSX VENTURE: OEE), operating under the trade name Memex Automation Inc., is solving the 'last meter of productivity challenge' with new CNC hardware solutions that utilize MTConnect and is being demonstrated live at IMTS. MTConnect is the open, royalty-free standard that is intended to foster greater interoperability between manufacturing devices and software applications. (more...)

David Bowie, Vatican Museums in 3D and Vikings Headline New 'In The Gallery' Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

TORONTO, ONTARIO(Marketwired - Sept. 2, 2014) - Matisse in a movie theatre? It's happening this fall, as Cineplex's new In the Gallery series provides a cinematic tour of some of the top international art exhibits from around the globe. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Merlin Productions' THE DIORAMA, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

Merlin Productions presents THE DIORAMA a new play by Jennifer Brown Stone and David S. Stone, directed by David S. Stone, opening tonight, May 30th at Theatre Row's Lion Theatre (410 West 42nd Street) in Manhattan. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

THE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE to Play Special Performance to Benefit Stonewall, June 15
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

European Arts Company in association with Greenwich Theatre are delighted to announce a special charity performance of European Arts Company's critically acclaimed production of The Trials of Oscar Wilde in aid of the lesbian, gay and bisexual charity Stonewall. (more...)

Mark Bruce Company's DRACULA Announces 2014 UK Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

In 2013 Mark Bruce Company toured its darkly thrilling, critically acclaimed dance-theatre production DRACULA which won the company the prestigious South Bank Award for Dance. Including a four-week sellout run at London's glorious Victorian venue, Wilton's Music Hall, DRACULA also played to capacity audiences and universally excellent notices around the country. (more...)

MuleSoft Continues Growth Streak with Most Successful First Quarter in Company History, Achieves 97 Percent New Subscription Bookings Growth
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MuleSoft, the company that makes it easy to connect applications, data and devices, today announced its most successful first quarter on record, with 97 percent growth in new subscription bookings year-over-year and setting new records in hiring and funding. (more...)

Scoop: THE NIGHT SHIFT on NBC - Saturday, May 31, 2014
by TV Scoop - May 28, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE NIGHT SHIFT, airing on NBC on Saturday, May 31, 2014! (more...)

Douglas Carter Beane's THE NANCE, Starring Nathan Lane Heading to U.S. Theaters This June
by Movies News Desk - May 28, 2014

Douglas Carter Beane's 2013 drama The Nance, headlined by two-time Tony Award-winning actor Nathan Lane, comes to more than 300 movie theatres in the U.S. and Canada for a limited run beginning June 23, 2014 (more...)

Merlin Productions Presents World Premiere of THE DIORAMA, Now thru 6/14
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Merlin Productions presents THE DIORAMA a new play by Jennifer Brown Stone and David S. Stone, directed by David S. Stone with preview performances beginning today, May 28th prior to an official press opening of May 30th at Theatre Row's Lion Theatre (410 West 42nd Street) in Manhattan. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Roger Allam and Colin Morgan in The Globe's THE TEMPEST, Hitting Cinemas Today
by Stage Tube - May 28, 2014

Below, watch a scene from the Shakespeare's Globe production of THE TEMPEST, hitting UK cinemas from today, 28 May 2014! (more...)

Watch a Sneak Peek at New NBC Series THE NIGHT SHIFT, Premiering Tonight
by TV News Desk - May 27, 2014

The series premieres tonight, Tuesday May 27th at 10-11 p.m. ET on NBC. (more...)

Scoop: THE NIGHT SHIFT on NBC - Tonight, May 27, 2014
by TV Scoop - May 27, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE NIGHT SHIFT, airing on NBC tonight, May 27, 2014! (more...)

Photo Flash: The Mad Ones' World Premiere of THE ESSENTIAL STRAIGHT AND NARROW, Now Through 6/14
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2014

The Mad Ones will present the World Premiere of The Essential Straight & Narrow May 22 - June 14, 2014, created by The Mad Ones and directed by Lila Neugebauer. Check below to see pictures from the production! (more...)

The Mad Ones' THE ESSENTIAL STRAIGHT & NARROW Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Two years ago, The New Ohio Theatre and IRT Theater (new neighbors in the historic Archive Building on Christopher Street) kicked-off their exciting new developing and presenting initiative: the Archive Residency. The Archive Residency offers select independent theatre companies a two-year commitment of space, artistic support, and institutional continuity for the development and presentation of a new work. (more...)

The CW Sets Season Finale Dates & Kicks Off Event Series LABYRINTH
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

The CW today announced the broadcast television premiere of the four-hour event miniseries LABYRINTH, airing across two consecutive nights on Thursday, May 22 (8:00-10:00pm ET) and concluding Today, May 23 (8:00-10:00pm ET). (more...)

BWW Interviews: Fringe Spotlight: THE WEREWOLVES OF HOLLYWOOD BLVD, A Damnable Rock Musical
by Ellen Dostal - May 21, 2014

From the wild world of Michael Shaw Fisher who brought you previous Fringe hits Exorcistic: The Rock Musical Parody Experiment and Doomsday Cabaret, comes The Werewolves of Hollywood Boulevard, A Damnable Rock Musical. (more...)

Accenture Supply Chain and Inventory Management Transformation Project Improves Time-to-Shelf for Leroy Merlin's Products in Russia
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Accenture designed a solution that aims to improve the efficiency of Leroy Merlin's Russian enterprise logistics system by creating greater transparency of supplies and more accurate and reliable calculation of inventory costs based on management accounting and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). The solution will help Leroy Merlin eliminate discrepancies in inventory valuation and automate a variety of manual processes used to manage its supply chain operations across three of its distribution centres, serving 28 stores in 16 Russian cities and offering a combined product catalogue in excess of 35,000 items. (more...)

China's Most Popular Game, An Action Fighter, Being Released in the U.S. by Kabam
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Kabam, the leader in the western world for free-to-play core games for traditional players, announced today that 'Blades of Excalibur,' an action-fighter that was the most popular game in all of China for 2013, is being released in the United States. (more...)

Olympic Winner Gabby Douglas Receives Wax Likeness at Madame Tussauds in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

American gymnast and 2012 Olympic two-time gold medalist, Gabby Douglas, today became the first star to unveil her wax figure at the city's newest wax attraction, Madame Tussauds San Francisco. (more...)

WILDE WEEK to Kick Off July 7 at the St. James Studio, Featuring Oscar Wilde's Grandson Merlin Holland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

Wilde Week, a week-long celebration of the life and work of Oscar Wilde, will take place from Monday 07 to Saturday 12 July 2014. (more...)

Sprite Films Unveils Winning Student Filmmakers with a Thirst to Take on Hollywood
by Movies News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

It's showtime! Today, Sprite Films pulls back the curtain to reveal the winning short films created by student filmmakers who showcase bold creativity and a relentless passion to tell stories through film. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Fringe Review: THE WEREWOLVES OF HOLLYWOOD BLVD Rocks the Fringe
by Ellen Dostal - Jun 28, 2014

I have to say...I really loved this crazy new rock musical. In my book, it's the kind of show that embodies all that is best about the Fringe, with its unconventional characters, sly direction (by Aaron Lyons), pert choreography (by Michelle LaVon), and wicked twist on a relevant message. (more...)

Snake Robot Market
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

LONDON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ has added a new market research report: (more...)

Douglas Carter Beane's THE NANCE, Starring Nathan Lane Hits to U.S. Theaters Today!
by Movies News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Douglas Carter Beane's 2013 drama The Nance, produced by Lincoln Center Theater and headlined by two-time Tony Award-winning actor Nathan Lane, comes to more than 300 movie theatres in the U.S. and Canada for a limited run beginning today, June 23, 2014, during Gay Pride Week in many cities. In The Nance, celebrated playwright Douglas Carter Beane tells the story of Chauncey Miles (Nathan Lane), a headline nance performer in the twilight of New York burlesque's era. Integrating burlesque sketches into his drama, Beane paints the portrait of a homosexual man living and working in the secretive and dangerous gay world of 1930's New York, whose outrageous antics on the burlesque stage stand in marked contrast to his messy offstage life. This presentation is made possible by Screenvision, a leading innovator in cinema advertising, and Lincoln Center, the world's leading performing arts center. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek at BBC America's THE MUSKETEERS
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

The Hollywood Reporter has an exclusive first look at BBC America's new drama THE MUSKETEERS, which debuts this Saturday, June 22nd at 9:00pm ET. The show is set on the streets of seventeenth century Paris, where law and order is more of an idea than a reality. In addition to being King Louis XIII's personal bodyguards, Athos, Aramis and Porthos stand resolutely for social justice, honor, valor, love – and for the thrill of it. The 10-part season (10 x 75mins), created by Adrian Hodges (My Week With Marilyn, Primeval). (more...)

Chita Rivera, Karen Ziemba & More Join National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's RAISING THE ROOF Lineup at Town Hall, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

Tony Award-winners Chita Rivera and Karen Ziemba, Norman Norman Jewison, Academy Award-winning director of the 1971 film version of Fiddler on the Roof (Irving Thalberg Award Recipient), and Ambassador Ido Aharoni, Counsul General of Israel, have joined the lineup of Raising the Roof, an all-star benefit concert celebrating the 100th anniversary of The National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene, the 50th Anniversary of iconic American musical, Fiddler on the Roof, and the 90th birthday of its Pulitzer Prize- and Tony-winning lyricist, Sheldon Harnick, on Monday, June 9, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at New York's The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street). (more...)

ELTC and The Cape May Film Society Present WINGS and THE HIGH AND THE MIGHTY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

'Wings,' shown on June 22 at 8:30p.m., is the first of ELTC's and The Cape May Film Society's 'Sunday Film Series' with the theme 'Pilots and Pirates.' The other 'Pilot' film is 'The High and the Mighty' on June 29 and both are directed by William Wellman. The 'Pilot' films are 'The Crimson Pirate' and 'The Black Pirate' on August 3 and 10 at 8:30p.m. In the fall, on October 19 at 8:00p.m., the final day of the Cape May Film Festival, it's an evening of spooky classic silent short films. (more...)

Increasing Demand for Omnichannel Optimization and Improved Product Information Drives Growth for Stibo Systems
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Stibo Systems, the global leader in multidomain Master Data Management (MDM) solutions has achieved record year over year growth for the past 24 months due to continued market demand for its award-winning MDM solution, Stibo Systems STEP, and contributions from its expanding list of partners. Following last year's growth of more than 30 percent, Stibo Systems continued its momentum with an additional growth of 21 percent for their 2014 fiscal year which ended April 30, 2014. (more...)

The Chamberlain Group, Inc. Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Linear LLC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

ELMHURST, Ill., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The Chamberlain Group, Inc. (CGI), a leader in residential garage door openers, commercial door operators, gate access solutions and related accessories under its Chamberlain and LiftMaster brands, announced today that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Linear LLC (Linear). (more...)

Michelle DeJean, Kevin Cooney, Michael Tapley & More to Lead TUTS' THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) has announced the cast of The Best Little In Texas, playing July 15 - 20 for TUTS' 47th consecutive year of offering free musical theatre at Miller Outdoor Theatre. (more...)

TUTS Announces Cast of THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS - Michelle DeJean, Kevin Cooney and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is proud to announce the cast of The Best Little W…house In Texas, playing June 15 - 20 for TUTS' 47th consecutive year of offering free musical theatre at Miller Outdoor Theatre. (more...)

National Tour of CAMELOT Coming to TPAC, 11/4-9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

The national tour of Lerner & Loewe's CAMELOT reimagines the classic tale of King Arthur, Guinevere, and Lancelot, and Nashville audiences can fall in love again with this beloved musical, which will play Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall for a limited, one-week engagement November 4-9. (more...)

Samantha Bond, Tom Hiddleston Among Nuffield's Associate Actors; 2014-15 Season to Feature Coen Brothers' THE HUDSUCKER PROXY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

Nuffield Creative and Executive Director, Sam Hodges, announces the company's 50th anniversary season marked by the appointment of a team of new Associate Actors, to join the current team of Associates. (more...)

Illusionist Rob Lake Makes Home at Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal and Shoots New CW series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Rob Lake, acclaimed illusionist and star of the new CW network television series, is making a new home for himself at Atlantic City's iconic Trump Taj Mahal Casino. Lake is performing nightly for full houses through the end of August, after a long stent of his world tour and shooting the new CW series, Master of Illusions. The young, modern illusionist is relaxing at the Taj Mahal as his series gets ready to kick off, bringing his unique style to audiences all across America. (more...)

Carol Burnett to Serve as Creative Director of Music Academy's Cabaret Gala, 8/7; Marilyn Horne to Headline
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Iconic television star Carol Burnett is once again lending her unique gifts to the Music Academy of the West's Cabaret gala, serving as creative director of the annual fundraiser benefiting the Music Academy's full-scholarship program. The beloved performer is teaming up with legendary mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne for coaching sessions on the art of musical comedy with the young vocalists headlining this year's Cabaret, which will take place on Thursday, August 7, in the Plaza del Sol rotunda of Fess Parker's DoubleTree Resort in Santa Barbara. (more...)

WHBPAC's Musical Theatre Camp to Run 8/11-15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Calling all young actors and actresses! WHBPAC's Arts Education Program is looking for youngsters, ages 6* - 16, to participate in its week-long summer Musical Theatre Camp, King Arthur's Quest. Campers will rehearse from Monday, August 11 through Friday, August 15 culminating in a public performance on Friday night. The fee for the camp is $450. (more...)

A DANCE OF DEATH to Play Finborough Theatre, Begin. 5 August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Commissioned by the Finborough Theatre from Cerberus Theatre, the UK premiere and the English world premiere of controversial German playwright Rolf Hochhuth's Sommer 14 - A Dance of Death in a brand new translation opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 5 August 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 7 August at 7.30pm). (more...)

Leroy Merlin Selects Manhattan Associates to Drive Omni-Channel Growth in Southern Europe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

BARCELONA and ATLANTA, July 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Supply Chain Commerce Solutions provider Manhattan Associates, Inc., (Nasdaq:MANH), today announced that Leroy Merlin, one of the world's leading home improvement retailers, has selected Manhattan Associates' Distributed Order Management (DOM) solution to optimize its omni-channel retail operations and facilitate the company's continued growth in Spain, Portugal and Italy. Leroy Merlin's adoption of DOM in Southern Europe extends a long-standing partnership with Manhattan having previously completed successful deployments of its Warehouse Management (WMS) and Supply Chain Intelligence (SCI) solutions at sites in both France and Italy. (more...)

NBC Renews Summer Medical Drama NIGHT SHIFT for Second Season
by TV News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

NBC has given the greenlight for a 14-episode second season of their summer medical drama NIGHT SHIFT. (more...)

Charlie Hunnam to Trade SONS OF ANARCHY For Camelot's Knights of the Round Table?
by Movies News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

According to Deadline, SONS OF ANARCHY Star Charlie Hunnam is close to signing on to play King Arthur in Guy Ritchie's take on the legendary ruler of Camelot. Also rumored to be joining the project is Elizabeth Olsen. Though she is said to be taking on the female lead, the report conspicuously did not use the name Guinevere. (more...)

European Arts Company's THE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE Sets Trafalgar Studios Transfer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Following a 43 date UK Tour and sell out run at St James Theatre, European Arts Company have announced that The Trials of Oscar Wilde is transferring to Trafalgar Studios for a strictly limited four week run. The production will open on Monday 13th October, in celebration of Oscar Wilde's 160th birthday that same week, and will run until Saturday 8th November. Press Night is scheduled for Tuesday 14th October at 7.00pm. A special Birthday Gala performance will take place on Thursday 16th October at 7.45pm (Oscar's Birthday) with further details to be announced soon. (more...)

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 26, 2014

In the coming months, Broadway will welcome a fresh crop of productions- many of which will mark the Broadway debuts for a slew of talented actors. Whether they are fresh faces or established stars, these Broadway babies will soon take their very first bows on the grandest stages in the world. Meet all of the Great White Way's newest stars below, and be sure to let us know who you're most looking forward to seeing onstage! (more...)

Madame Tussauds San Francisco to Display Wax Figure of Pro Basketball Player Jeremy Lin
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Today, newly traded Los Angeles Lakers player and Palo Alto native, Jeremy Lin, unveiled his first ever wax figure at the city's newest wax attraction, Madame Tussauds San Francisco. The renowned athlete will start as point guard for the Lakers in the spring of 2015. (more...)

Andrea Martin to Discuss New Memoir Alongside Nathan Lane at 92Y
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Join award winning actress Andrea Martin as she discusses her new memoir, Andrea Martin's Lady Parts with good friend Nathan Lane - a not-to-be missed conversation on the triumphs and challenges, both professional and personal of a lifetime in show business, including lots of laugher along the way. (more...)

Leroy Merlin Chooses MetricStream for Quality and EU Product Safety Compliance Management
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Leroy Merlin, one of the world's largest Do-It-Yourself (DIY) home improvement retailers headquartered in France, and a subsidiary of the DIY giant, GROUPE ADEO, has selected MetricStream to provide a comprehensive solution for quality and product safety compliance management. MetricStream's solution will help Leroy Merlin streamline, automate, and integrate a range of quality assurance and product safety compliance processes, including quality audits, inspections, product compliance risk assessments, product testing, preventive actions, and curative actions such as the treatment of non-compliance, product blocking, and recall management. (more...)

LEGOLAND Florida Resort is Offering Guests a Chance to Book Their Spot in History
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

It's less than one year before LEGOLAND Florida Resort opens the doors to its new LEGOLAND Hotel, and the window is now officially open for guests to book their rooms. Opening summer 2015, the five story LEGO themed hotel will feature 152 brightly colored and highly themed rooms and suites, thousands of LEGO models and interactive play areas. The addition of the Hotel gives guests the opportunity to extend their stay and explore LEGOLAND Florida Resort for more than one day giving them the ultimate family experience. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/18/14 - THIS IS OUR YOUTH Begins, HENRY & ME Steps Up to Bat, COVERS Debuts and More!
by Jessica Showers - Aug 18, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Broadway's THIS IS OUR YOUTH begins performances, and the HENRY & ME movie premieres in New York City tonight! (more...)

Dominic Hill to Helm HAMLET at the Citizens Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Artistic Director Dominic Hill directs Shakespeare's Hamlet in the headline production of the Citizens Theatre's Autumn 2014 season. (more...)

Penny de Byl Shares LOST SOULS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

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accesso Signs Partnership with Vision Works Global
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

LONDON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ accesso Technology Group plc (AIM: ACSO), the premier technology solutions provider to the global attractions and leisure industry, has announced a three-year partnership with Vision Works Global to help facilitate accesso's expansion into the fast-growing South Korean theme park market place. (more...)

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