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Aurora Theatre Company Presents the U.S. Premiere of Steve Waters' TEMPLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Aurora Theatre Company presents the U.S. Premiere of British playwright Steve Waters' (World Music, The Contingency Plan) hit play, TEMPLE. On October 15, 2011, Occupy London made camp outside St Paul's Cathedral, one of the most famous, beloved, and recognizable institutions in London. (more...)

Five Elsevier Books Win Awards from Textbook & Academic Authors Association
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

CAMBRIDGE, MA - Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that five of its books will receive 2017 textbook awards in the College category from the Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA). Three titles will receive the Textbook Excellence Award, better known as a 'Texty;' one title will receive the Most Promising New Textbook Award; and one title will receive a William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award. The awards will be presented during an awards ceremony on June 9, 2017, at TAA's 30th Annual Conference in Providence, RI. (more...)

Optanix Names New Chief Executive Officer
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

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IBM and Avamere to Bring Cognitive Eldercare Research to Senior Living and Skilled Nursing Facilities
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

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UMe to Release First Greatest Hits Collection Of 50 Cent
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

On March 31, 2017, almost fifteen years after his explosive debut, UMe will release Best Of 50 Cent. This is 50 Cent's first 'Best Of' compilation, which will be issued on CD, double LP*, and at all digital retail outlets. (more...)

Southport Weekender Announces Debut Outdoor Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Having bid an emotional farewell to their longstanding event series back in 2015, the team behind Southport Weekender has announced its return with a one-day festival on Saturday 10th June at London's Finsbury Park. (more...)

Palm Beach Poetry Festival Invites Local Poets & Poetry Lovers to Nine Special Events
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Susan R. Williamson, Director of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival, and Dr. Blaise Allen, Director of Community Outreach, today invited local poets and poetry fans to nine upcoming special workshops and events: (more...)

VIDEO: Netfflix Reveals First Look at New Series THE DISCOVERY, Starring Robert Redford
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

In the blink of an eye, THE DISCOVERY has changed us all. The unraveling has begun...prepare yourself for The Discovery on Netflix Friday, March 31. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Premieres Original Movie MURDER, SHE BAKED: JUST DESSERTS, 3/26
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The new, original movie stars Alison Sweeney ('Days of Our Lives') and Cameron Mathison ('Entertainment Tonight'), and premieres Sunday, March 26 (9 p.m. ET/PT) on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. (more...)

ALADDIN Finds Princess, Genie, Villains and Band of Thieves for National Tour; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Disney Theatrical Productions and Broadway In Chicago have announced full casting for the eagerly-anticipated North American tour of Disney's Aladdin, which begins rehearsals in Chicago on Monday, February 27. (more...)

Check Out Monologue Highlights from LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 2/21
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Beloved 'Saturday Night Live' personality - and the longest serving 'anchor' on the show's wildly popular 'Weekend Update' - Seth Meyers takes over as host of NBC's 'Late Night,' home to A-list celebrity guests, memorable comedy and the best in musical talent. (more...)

Plays by Ricardo Perez Gonzalez, Hansol Jung Picked for PUBLIC STUDIO's 4th Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Public Theater announced the fourth season of PUBLIC STUDIO, which will present two new plays this spring. (more...)

Nike Softball Camps Announces Dates for Summer Softball Camps in the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Nike Softball Camps are excited to continue its mission of connecting young athletes with the best coaches, facilities, and instruction in the country, including ten new camp locations (listed below) coming up in the summer of 2017. These camps offer young athletes the chance to learn, improve and supplement their training with some of the best coaches and programs in the country at either an overnight camp or day camp. All of the Nike Softball coaches are dedicated to the game of softball and helping players take their game to the next level. (more...)

Tyler Fischer to Host THREE DAY WEEKEND Late Night Comedy Show at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Late Night Comedy at 54, a recurring late night comedy series hosted by Tyler Fischer (Younger, Chicago Med) and produced by David De Almo (Mike Birbiglia's Thank God for Jokes, Colin Quinn: The New York Story). The series' flagship show, entitled Three Day Weekend, begins its run on Sunday, March 5th 2017 at 11:30pm, and plays every other Sunday through May 30th. (more...)

Tyne Daly & Robert Forster-Led CHASING MEM'RIES, Plays by Halley Feiffer & Neil LaBute, SELL/BUY/DATE and More Slated for the Geffen in 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse today announced five plays in its 2017/2018 season with a focus on staging works by emerging contemporary playwrights and celebrated veteran writers. (more...)

Works by Kimber Lee, Jen Silverman and More on Tap for MTC's Ted Snowdon Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced the lineup for this spring's Ted Snowdon Reading Series, formerly titled the Ernst C. Stiefel Reading Series. (more...)

Photo Flash: SUNSET BOULEVARD's Michael Xavier Joins Frank DiLella at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present NY1 theater journalist Frank DiLella, who returned to the Birdland stage with the eleventh episode of his talk show, "Show Biz After Hours With Frank DiLella.'  The event took place on Monday, February 20, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the evening below! (more...)

THE B SIDE - W Hollywood Partners with 42 Seven Productions to Reimagine SUNDAY SOUL REVUE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

This Sunday, February 26th, Sunday Soul Revue evolves into THE B SIDE. W Hollywood, in association with 42 Seven Productions, is reimagining their long- running live music series, and on Oscar Sunday, what is more fitting than the songs of cinema? (more...)

Deidre Goodwin, Kevin Duda and More to Host Audition Master Classes at Abingdon
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company, under the artistic direction of Tony Speciale, continues its Studio Series with four Monday night classes on Audition prep for Actors Singers and Dancers. (more...)

The Revival Announces March Programming
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Revival, Hyde Park's new comedy theater, announces its lineup of shows and events playing in March 2017. Inspired by the legacy of the Compass Players, The Revival brings improvisational comedy back to the same corner where it was invented in 1955!  Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.the-revival.com. The Revival is located at 1160 E. 55th St. in Hyde Park.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Fisher Taylor-Gaunt Productions presents THE SORROWS OF SATAN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Sorrows of Satan is written by musical theatre writing duo Bateman and Conley and directed by Adam Lenson (Songs for a New World, St. James Theatre) and runs at Tristan Bates for six weeks, opening on 21 February with previews from 14 February (more...)

Little Theatre of Manchester to Present A Reading of NEVER THE SINNER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Little Theatre of Manchester's popular script-in-hand play-reading series, begins on March 14, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. with a reading of John Logan's dramatization of the 1920's Leopold and Loeb crime and trial, NEVER THE SINNER. (more...)

Disney/ABC, CBS, The Onion Join Exciting Lineup at BANFF Connect LA
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Banff World Media Festival is thrilled to announce compelling/notable panels with Disney|ABC and CBS featuring visionary leaders behind some of their hit shows (more...)

Copious Love Productions Premieres THE FOG MACHINE PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

A quick note from our beloved Playwright and Director, Brendan Mack: "It is important to note that in the ever changing world we live in, the one unchanging constant is that people love theatrical fog. No matter how bad your day is, or what life events may be pushing you around and making you feel trapped- oh so trapped, so unbearably trapped- you know that would all change if you were given the opportunity to run through a room full of theatrical fog. We are changing people's lives. And by people we mean you. And by Lives, we mean fog. And by you, we mean Machine." While this show may not give you that exact opportunity, it will be close!  (more...)

NBC Sports to Present Flyers-Penquins NHL Stadium Series Game, 2/25
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The 2017 NHL Stadium Series features a bitter in-state rivalry this Saturday at Heinz Field, home of the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers, when Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins host Wayne Simmonds and the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday at 8 p.m. ET on NBC. (more...)

MVT Rocks Your World in ROCK OF AGES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Manoa Valley Theatre parties on in its 2016-17 season, with the rock musical, "Rock of Ages," by Chris D'Arienzo from the 2015 Broadway season. It's the tail end of the big, bad 1980s in Hollywood, and the party has been raging hard at one of the Sunset Strips last legendary rock and roll venues. The fairy-tale madness is about to end, though, when developers unveil plans to turn the fabled Strip into just another capitalist strip mall. Can a pack of rock and rollers save the strip-and themselves-before it's too late?  Music of headliner pop bands from the era holds the answer. This is a Hawaii premiere. (more...)

University of Washington School of Drama's CINO NIGHTS Revives the Early Days of Off -Off Broadway in Seattle's U-District
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

For three nights in March, a former medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle's University District will transform into a makeshift theatre cafe. Inspired by Joe Cino's legendary Greenwich Village performance space, Caffe Cino, the space will house performances of six short plays from the early days of Off Off Broadway.  (more...)

World Renowned Jewish Cultural Entertainers to Discuss the Renaissance & Culture
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Michael Ann Russel Jewish Community Center (MAR-JCC) presents its first installment of the Yiddishkayt Entertainment Series: A Forum for the Celebration of Jewish Culture and Education with The Renaissance of Yiddishkayt and Jewish Culture. World renowned Jewish Cultural entertainers Jake Ehrenreich, Eleanor Reissa and Avi Hoffman will lead the discussion of Yiddishkayt and Jewish Culture. (more...)

Riverside Theatre presents Lucas Hnath's THE CHRISTIANS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, present the contemporary play by Lucas Hnath, The Christians. Sponsored by Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers Group, The Christians performs on the Waxlax Stage from March 21 - April 9, 2017. (more...)

Lyle O. Reitzel Contemporary Art Gallery Presents Artist Scherezade Garcia's New Work
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

On Thursday, February 16th, the Lyle O. Reitzel Contemporary Art Gallery, founded in Santo Domingo in 1995, celebrated the opening of New Yok City-based Dominican artist Scherezade Garcia's new series Memories Afloat with a private reception at its new location in the heart of the Lower East Side in Manhattan. (more...)

Searing Play About Gender Equality, CHAPER 2 SECTION 9, Comes to the Baxter
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

???????Chapter 2 Section 9: The State may not unfairly discriminate directly or indirectly against anyone on one or more grounds, including race, gender, sex, pregnancy, marital status, ethnic or social origin, colour, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, conscience, belief, culture, language and birth. (more...)

Casting Announced for YOU'RE HUMAN LIKE THE REST OF THEM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Directed by Carla Kingham. Set and Costume Design by Ruta Irbite. Lighting by Kieron Johnson. Sound by Max Pappenheim. Produced by Audrey Thayer. Presented by Marricdale Productions in association with Neil McPherson for the Finborough Theatre. Supported by the B. S. Johnson Estate. (more...)

BWW Review: WAIT UNTIL DARK Underwhelming at Great Lakes Theater
by Roy Berko - Feb 21, 2017

Over the last number of years Great Lakes Theater has cobbled together seasons consisting of Shakespearean classics, musicals and mystery plays. The combination has proven to be very successful, with many award winning productions and audience pleasing shows being produced. (more...)

Cyren Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial 2016 Results
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

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Austin Based Funk/Soul Band Flyjack Announces New Album
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

On March 31, Austin-based Flyjack will release its third record, New Day - a love letter to late 60's and early 70's rare groove, soul and deep funk. (more...)

@MIDNIGHT WITH CHRIS HARDWICK LIVE Returns to SXSW This March
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

FTW! Comedy Central's Emmy® Award-winning interactive late-night series, “@midnight with Chris Hardwick” has partnered with Austin's yearly SXSW festival for a live show on Friday, March 10 to air exclusively on Facebook Live (more...)

Hallmark Channel Premieres Original Movie LOVE AT FIRST BARK 4/1
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Jana Kramer ('One Tree Hill,' 'Dancing with the Starts') and Kevin McGarry ('Heartland,' 'Signed, Sealed, and Delivered') star in Hallmark Channel's LOVE AT FIRST BARK, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie premiering Saturday, April 1, 9 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

THE SIMPSONS Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Classic HOMER AT THE BAT Episode
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Twenty-five years after THE SIMPSONS' “Homer at the Bat” episode originally aired, it is still a fan-favorite. The episode featured guest-voice appearances by nine superstar Major League Baseball players, including members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame – Wade Boggs, Ken Griffey, Jr. and Ozzie Smith – and Roger Clemens, Steve Sax, Jose Canseco, Don Mattingly, Darryl Strawberry and Mike Scioscia. (more...)

Ystrategies (OTCMKTS: YSTR) Announces Science and Technology Advisory...
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

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DISNEY PIXAR'S WALL•E & More Part of Freeform's March Funday Programming Event
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Spring is just around the corner, but before you go bouncing into the great outdoors, spend one last lazy weekend with Freeform's Funday programming event filled with your favorite animated classics, starting SATURDAY, MARCH 18, and continuing through SUNDAY, MARCH 19. (more...)

Scoop: THE BACHELOR on ABC - Monday, February 27, 2017
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Get all the scoop on THE BACHELOR, airing on ABC on Monday, February 27, 2017! (more...)

Media Advisory: Juniper Networks Hosts First SDN and Network Automation Student Competition in OpenLab Silicon Valley
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

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VIDEO: First Look - WGN America Presents Underground Railroad Documentary Special BREAKING FREE
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

In advance of the second season premiere of WGN America's hit original series 'Underground,' on WEDNESDAY, March 8 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, fans are getting a chance to go behind the scenes with the cast and crew in an all new documentary, BREAKING FREE. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Prepare to Enter the World of Wonka
by Walter McBride - Feb 21, 2017

See brand-new shots of Willy Wonka and his band of lucky golden ticket holders from the latest cast photo call for 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'. See Christian Borle and all the fresh young faces of the cast below! (more...)

David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE Extends Again at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The Public Theater announced today a two-week extension for the world premiere musical Joan of Arc: Into the Fire. (more...)

Verizon and Yahoo amend terms of definitive agreement
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

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MOVIES THAT REAWAKEN WONDER Series Comes to United Palace
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

United Palace, the former Loew's 175th Street Theatre which opened in 1930, kicks off a year-long classic movie series celebrating the building's past as a "Wonder Theatre" and its state-of-the-art cinematic return with a DCP projector donated by Broadway superstar Lin-Manuel Miranda, and new audio equipment. (more...)

Chris Shiflett's 'West Coast Town' Music Video Premieres at Noisey
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The official music video for Chris Shiflett's “West Coast Town” is premiering today at Vice's Noisey. Watch/share HERE. Of the video, the site praises, “…it immediately puts you in the mood for a good-ass time.” (more...)

THE MUSIC MAN, RAGTIME, CHOICES and More Set for DM Playhouse's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The Des Moines Community Playhouse has the most rootin-tootin', fan-crazed, dreamy, jazzy, gut-wrenching season ever. The theatre's 99th season includes four musicals, plus drama, comedy, and family shows. (more...)

Lake Street Dive to Open 39th Annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival This June
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

BRIC has announced the rousing Brooklyn-based band Lake Street Dive will open the 39th annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, with a free concert, preceded by a gala honoring Brooklyn business empire owner Chris Sheehan on June 7 at the Prospect Park Bandshell. (more...)

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