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Forrest Theatre (New York, NY)
230 W. 49th St.

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BWW Review: BLACK NATIVITY at Theater Alliance
by Andrew Burrill - Nov 30, 2016

Langston Hughes' "Gospel Song-Play" chronicles and celebrates the birth of Jesus and the unique cultural identity and heritage of Black Americans. This joyous musical compels us to look inward and find the wonder in life. This performance is recommended for audiences of all ages. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

The concept of the "Premier Elvis Bash" began two decades ago when audiences wanted something more than the typical Elvis tribute show. Two of the most highly respected Elvis performers in the world were asked to share the stage for an authentic Elvis rock n' roll show. Audience feedback was immediate and overwhelming, with fans traveling for hours to catch the show. Twenty consecutive years later, the fans are still raving. (more...)

BWW Preview: MAXWELL'S CHOPHOUSE is New York City's New Dining Destination
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 28, 2016

Visit newly opened classic steakhouse Maxwell's Chophouse in the Nomad neighborhood of New York City. (more...)

Wonder and Whimsy Fill Canadian Opera Company Stage with Beloved Fairytale Opera, Mozart's 'The Magic Flute'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

It's a fairytale start to 2017 with the revival of the Canadian Opera Company's playful and whimsical production of Mozart's beloved opera, The Magic Flute. (more...)

A Red Orchid to Stage Youth Project World Premiere of THE HAVEN PLACE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

A Red Orchid Theatre presents a new youth project: the world premiere of The Haven Place by Levi Holloway, directed by Steven Wilson. The production will run December 8 - December 30, 2016 at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells, with the official opening performance on Sunday, December 11 at 3:00 p.m. (more...)

The Board Institute Launches New 'TBI Protiviti Board Risk Oversight Meter'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016


Linda A. Ponsonby Releases 'Enevah: Book One'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Linda A. Ponsonby's life events, as well as people, creatures, surroundings and her ever thirsty imagination have led her to open the gates towards 'Enevah' (published by Lulu), a new and exciting world that Mirrors today's society. (more...)

David Haig Joins Daniel Radcliffe in ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Old Vic today announces that David Haig will join Daniel Radcliffe and Joshua McGuire in Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead. (more...)

Utah Opera's Libretti & Libations Unveils Craft Cocktails Inspired by Mitch Leigh's MAN OF LA MANCHA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Utah Opera and Salt Lake magazine partner for the 3rd annual Libretti & Libations, where art influences life - for at least a drink (or two). Talented mixologists from choice Salt Lake City and Park City restaurants curate artisanal cocktails inspired by the season's opera productions. From January 6 to 29, 2017, 10 participating restaurants will offer expertly-crafted libations inspired by Utah Opera's 2016-17 season opening production of "Man of La Mancha" as a way of infusing food and beverage with the experience of opera. Visit for more information. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Only in Your Way is the first collaborative two-person exhibition between New York-based artists Kate Gilmore and Heather Rowe. The exhibition includes newly commissioned, site-specific sculptural works, installation, and a live durational performance. (more...)

Derek McLane, Santo Loquasto, David Korins Among Nominees for 2017 Art Directors Guild Awards; Full List
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The Art Directors Guild has announced nominees for 21st annual Excellence in Production Design Awards, featuring 11 categories in theatrical motion pictures, TV, commercials and music videos. (more...)

Boly Inc. Announces BolySolar Enhancer and Doubler Technology
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017


Go Back In Time With Seductive Vintage-Pop Chaunteuse ARIANA SAVALAS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

When Ariana Savalas - the Pussycat of Postmodern Jukebox - takes the stage, satisfaction is guaranteed - and she's willing to pack as many entendres into that promise as you can take. This seductive chanteuse captivates her listeners with her signature smooth as silk vocals, a quick wit, and a delightfully naughty sense of humor that would make the late great Mae West proud. (more...)

NIGHT OF SHORTS Breathes Life Into New Works
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

'The biggest thing for me would that the audience understand that life is not always fair. Life is not always happy or uplifting or jovial. But that's okay. It is okay to feel and to hurt and to not be okay. And it is okay to let people know you are not okay. Humans are complex. There is nothing simple about us, so why are our hurts and fears treated simply? I want the audience to know, not necessarily to understand, that no one has the right to dictate how you feel about your life and your hurts and fears.' (more...)

Enjoy Food Line-Up and Free Lake Street Dive Show at Sydney Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Opening this Friday 6 January, The Meriton Festival Village in Hyde Park will offer free and ticketed music and cabaret performances for 21 nights. Alongside a range of ticketed events in the Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent including the potent blend of drag, glamour an athleticism that is Briefs: The Second Coming, the free Village Stage presented by China Southern Airlines will deliver a diverse program of free events featuring cabaret, breath-taking acrobatics and aerialists, dance and music. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Further casting is today announced for Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead which previews from Saturday 25 February with a press night on Tuesday 7 March. (more...)

Zimmerli Art Museum To Spotlight Two Exhibits At ART AFTER HOURS, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers invites the public to attend exclusive programming at Art After Hours: First Tuesdays on February 7, from 5 to 9 p.m. (more...)

UK Premiere of War-Time Gay Love Story YANK! to Play Hope Mill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

A moving gay love story set in World War Two is the latest collaboration between a leading London-based theatre production company and one of Manchester's newest arts venues. (more...)

Smart Windows Markets: 2016-2025
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017


VIDEO: Daveed Diggs Sings & Raps SESAME STREET Classic 'Rubber Duckie'!
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

It's a Rubber Duckie sing-along! Below, follow the words on the screen and join Tony Award winner Daveed Diggs as he sings (and raps!) this classic Sesame Street tune! (more...)

KDX shows off Glasses-free 3D Products at CES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017


EchoMaster Introduces Third Brake Light Camera with Night Vision for 2014-2016 Ford Transit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017


Update - EchoMaster Introduces Third Brake Light Camera with Night Vision for 2014-2016 Ford Transit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017


Exit 82 Theatre Company Brings the Arts to Downtown Toms River; Open House This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Exit 82 Theatre Company opens a brand new studio in downtown Toms River this Saturday, January 14, 2017! Stop by between 9am and 12pm to meet the board, see the space, and learn how Exit 82 is bringing the arts to downtown Toms River! Enter to win the door prize which includes two free tickets to Exit 82's production of Spring Awakening this May. Plus, register in person for Exit 82's Creative and Performing Arts Academy on Saturday morning, and the registration fee will be waived! (more...)

Review Roundup: Michael Arden's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
by Review Roundups - Dec 9, 2016

Legendary American composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim's masterwork Merrily We Roll Along is revisited in a new production under the direction of Tony Award nominee Michael Arden (Spring Awakening), playing at the Bram Goldsmith Theater stage at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts through December 18.  (more...)

The Weisman Museum of Art to Present Larry Bell PACIFIC RED
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art at Pepperdine University is pleased to present Larry Bell: Pacific Red from January 21 - April 2, 2017.   (more...)

Discovery to Premiere All-New Adventure Series THE WHEEL, 1/13
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Discovery is putting a new spin on the survivalist genre with THE WHEEL, the network's new adventure series from Pilgrim Media Group. (more...)

Dr. Margaret Harvey Shares Tips on Avoiding Injury at the Gym
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Dr. Margaret Harvey with Plancher Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine and a four-time marathoner, advises that the gym is a great place to build strength and endurance. But at the same time she advises that it is important to be mindful of the potential for gym-related injury. Dr. Harvey offers the following 8 tips for staying fit and injury free at the gym. (more...)

Bruno Mars, Sting & The Weeknd to Perform on Season Finale of NBC's THE VOICE
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Superstar recording artists Bruno Mars, Sting and The Weeknd are all set to perform on the Tuesday, Dec. 13 season finale (9-11 p.m. ET/PT) of NBC's three-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series THE VOICE. (more...)

Sedona East Launches Home Goods
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016


Eden Espinosa Joins the Cast of LIZZIE at Greenwich Theatre in February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Eden Espinosa joins cast of new rock musical Lizzie. (more...)

by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 30, 2016


Leslie Buxbaum Danzig's Circus-Theater Show QUEST to Make World Premiere at Actors Gymnasium This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

The Actors Gymnasium has announced the world premiere of Quest, an original circus-theater production adapted and directed by Leslie Buxbaum Danzig, featuring original music by Kevin O'Donnell and loosely based on Leo Tolstoy's short story 'The Three Questions.' Quest, part of Actors Gymnasium's Annual Winter Circus, runs Saturday, Feb. 11 - Sunday, March 19 at Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes St. Press opening is Sunday, Feb. 12 at 3 p.m. with an opening night party Saturday Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Omar Phoenix in Concert! Celebrated Austin Violinist, Singer and Entertainer 1/6 - 8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

In January 2017, 'world-jazz' electric violinist, singer and entertainer OMAR PHOENIX will return to performing after a five year absence with a three-night engagement at the City Theatre in Austin, Texas.  (more...)

James Crafford One-Acts to Play American Theater of Actors This February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

A set of one-act parables from an award-winning director, a celebrated author, at one of the oldest independent theaters in NY - LIFE & DEATH, JAMES CRAFFORD's THE DEAD OLD LADY FROM NEW JERSEY and THE KILLING OF THE SNOW FOX - will run February 1 - 12, 2017 at American Theater of Actors, 314 W 54th St, NYC. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse's All-Female THE TEMPEST to Storm Into St. Ann's Warehouse This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

St. Ann's Warehouse teams up once again with London's Donmar Warehouse to introduce American audiences to director Phyllida Lloyd's immensely celebrated new all-female staging of The Tempest, January 13 - February 19, 2017. (more...)

Kate Gilmore & Heather Rowe: ONLY IN YOUR WAY on View at DiverseWorks Starting January 21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

DiverseWorks has announced the opening of Kate Gilmore & Heather Rowe: ONLY IN YOUR WAY, on view in the gallery at 3400 Main Street, January 21 - March 19, 2017. (more...)

Stephen Sondheim's THE FROGS is Hopping into the West End!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The latest Broadway version of the rarely performed Stephen Sondheim musical The Frogs, an hilarious send up of Greek comedy and satire, with a book revised and expanded by Nathan Lane, is to get its UK premiere in 2017 at Jermyn Street Theatre. (more...)

Audience to Become Greek Chorus in Latin-Disco-Pop Variety Show LA MEDEA at BRIC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

As part of the twelfth edition of PS122's Coil festival, BRIC, Dance Film Association, and Performance Space 122 presents the world premiere of La Medea, Yara Travieso's re-imagining of Euripides' violent tragedy into a dance-theater performance and feature film a la Latin-disco-pop variety show. (more...)

Winter @ The Wallis Returns in 2017 with Seven Special Evenings
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts will again be the place for classical music on Los Angeles' Westside when Winter @ The Wallis returns for a second season of exhilarating performances. This year, Winter @ The Wallis adds a series of world-class jazz programming to its roster of classical music offerings beginning with the Brubeck Brothers Quartet on January 20 and ending with jazz legend Eddie Palmieri and his Latin Jazz Septet on March 30. (more...)

Lehmann Maupin Announces LEE BUL, 1/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Lehmann Maupin is pleased to announce an exhibition of new work by Lee Bul, who is considered to be one of the leading Korean artists of her generation. For her fifth exhibition with the gallery, Lee Bul will present a series of recent mixed media works and immersive installations. (more...)

Artist Charlemagne Palestine to Create Installation of Teddy Bears at The Jewish Museum
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

The colorful, fantastical world of visual artist, musician, composer, and performer Charlemagne Palestine (b. 1947, Brooklyn, New York) arrives at the Jewish Museum this spring with an immersive, site-specific installation influenced by childhood experience and by the artist's Brooklyn Jewish roots. (more...)

Stella Adler Studio Awarded Grant to Create Bob Hope Scholars Program
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

The Stella Adler Studio of Acting has been awarded $150,000 by the prestigious Bob & Dolores Hope Foundation to create the Bob Hope Scholars Program at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. (more...)

Inaugural New York Science Fiction Film Festival to Launch in January
by Movies News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

We are culture. We are exploration. We are The New York Science Fiction Film Festival. (more...)

CitizenNet and SocialEdge Bring Transparency and Technology to Influencer Marketing
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016


LA MELANCOLIE DES DRAGONS, THE FOOL, SWIVEL SPOT and More Set for The Kitchen's Winter 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

The Kitchen's Winter 2017 season, January 10-March 25, exemplifies the institution's commitment to a broad range of artists, and to collaboration and discourse among them. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actress/Singer Emily Yancey
by Mark C. Lloyd - Dec 14, 2016

BWW Interviews: Actress/Singer Emily Yancey (more...)

DCPA Slates Dates, Details for 12th Annual Colorado New Play Summit
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

The Theatre Company at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) has announced dates and details for the 2017 Colorado New Play Summit. The 12th annual festival will feature readings of new works by Donnetta Lavinia Grays, Rogelio Martinez, Eric Pfeffinger, Robert Schenkkan, and Lauren Yee alongside World Premiere productions by Lauren Gunderson and Tira Palmquist. (more...)

Fiola Faelan Promotes Contemporary Romance Novel, 'Holiday Hearts Awakening'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

The last thing Natalie needs in her life is a handsome-as-sin single father living right next door. What she wants to do is shun the world and embrace her broken heart. She regrets snapping at his little girl over something as silly as Christmas lights, but nothing in the world will change her mind about taking part in holiday hoopla or letting a cherub, or her sexy father, into her life. Zach's decision to ignore his snarky, smoking-hot new neighbor is an easy one, even if he feels a tug of regret he won't get to know her better. He wants nothing to do with a woman who would snap at his little girl over something as trivial as decorating for the holiday. Neither are prepared for hearts tripping and emotional barriers falling when Zach snatches her from the flames engulfing her home and ends up tucking her into his spare bedroom. Little does he know his ability to play nothing more than caretaker until she's back on her feet is nothing more than smoke and Mirrors. Will holiday hearts awaken to passion and new love, or will Zach and Natalie let this chance at new love pass them by? Book Details: Holiday Hearts Awakening By Fiola Faelan Publisher: Quicksilver Garou ISBN: 978-0986327308 ASIN: B00QPCN4B4 Page: 101 Genre: Contemporary Romance About the Author: Fiola has always loved to read and cut her teeth on page-turners such as The Forest of Mystery, Robin Hood and Nancy Drew. She grew up a devout tomboy, playing with cowgirl action figures, and getting into mischief back when Silicon Valley wasn't even a gleam in San Jose's eyes. She loves to live life to its fullest, from riding hell-bent-for-leather on her Appaloosa in gymkhanas to surf-fishing in Hawaii, jumping boulders on the breakwater in Morro Bay to walking barefoot on the beach and dreaming of romance. Many of her story ideas were found during her travels far and wide, from Corpus Christi TX, where her ancestors are buried in the Pioneer Cemetery to Pendleton OR. From Tucson AZ to Seattle WA to Vancouver BC. She's always on the lookout for that next story, that next place to bury the body. Or lock-lips with a hot guy. She lives in beautiful but weird Portland, Oregon with her amazingly talented son and daughter-in-law and their most affectionate cat Nudge. For review copies, author interviews, or more information please contact: Fiola Faelan Website: Twitter: Facebook: Promo Link: (more...)

TOWER OF SONG to Celebrate Leonard Cohen 14/1/2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2016

One of the great poets of our times has left the building and we farewell him with a very special celebration of his songs. This is a chance to say so long to Leonard, and to once again feel the way his words and music stir our souls. (more...)

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