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Flexline Fitness Announces Leaderboard Technology
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

LOS ANGELES, March 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ IHRSA Booth #2837 Flexline Fitness, a leader in group strength training equipment and programming, today announced the world's first leaderboard for strength training. As health club owners look to provide a unique client experience, Flexline's leaderboard technology delivers a competitive advantage by displaying performance data to create a sense of community, competition and gamification never before available for strength training. (more...)

Auckland Arts Festival Opens to Entertain the Masses
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

For the next 19 days, the AAF will once again envelop the city in vibrant music, dance, theatre and art. The 2017 programme, the final Festival curated by Artistic Director Carla van Zon before her retirement, serves the city seven world premieres, and 23 New Zealand premieres and events exclusive to Auckland. The programme includes works performed in English, M?ori, Cantonese, S?moan, Tongan, Spanish, French, Serbian, as well as audio description and New Zealand Sign Language. (more...)

Des Moines Community Playhouse Green Room Renovated to Honor Actress
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The family of actress Susan M. Grozier led a $40,000 campaign to renovate the Des Moines Community Playhouse's Green Room in her honor. Nearly 200 individuals and corporations from throughout the United States contributed to the campaign, including Dan Aykroyd & Donna Dixon, Jim Belushi, Better Than Ezra Foundation, and Live Nation Worldwide. Grozier's family, project donors, and volunteers will be in attendance at a dedication of the new space, 5:00-7:00 PM, Thursday, Mar. 9. (more...)

BWW Feature: David Hare's SKYLIGHT Gets Its First-Ever Indian Adaptation
by Zofeen Maqsood - Mar 9, 2017

The first-ever Indian revival of the critically acclaimed play SKYLIGHT presented in its original tone without any local references is finding an easy connect amongst the new age Indians (more...)

New Organic Pad Thai Rice Noodles
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Lotus Foods, the leading heirloom rice company focusing on sustainable rice production, is excited to introduce new Organic Pad Thai Rice Noodles. This will be the first pad Thai noodle to bemade with organic, heirloom and whole grain black and brown rice, giving this classic Asian-style noodle a boost in flavor and nutrition. (more...)

Photo Flash: ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD Returns Starring Daniel Radcliffe and Joshua McGuire
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Half a century after its premiere on The Old Vic stage, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead, the play that made a young Tom Stoppard's name overnight, returns to The Old Vic in its 50th anniversary celebratory production. BroadwayWorld brings you a look at the production below! (more...)

Final Week to See BAHAR BEHBAHANI: Let the Garden Eram Flourish Solo Exhibition at the Hood Museum of Art
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

The solo exhibition Bahar Behbahani: Let the Garden Eram Flourish, on view at the Hood Museum of Art in Hanover, New Hampshire through this Sunday, March 12, presents a suite of new paintings, an installation, and a video from Persian Gardens—an ongoing series begun four years ago by Iranian-born, Brooklyn-based artist Bahar Behbahani. Curated by Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi, the show is organized by the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, and supported by the Evelyn A. J. Hall Fund and the Cissy Patterson Fund. (more...)

Rackspace Delivering Managed Services for Google Cloud Platform
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

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Six-time Tony Award Winner Audra McDonald, with Special Guest Seth Rudetsky, Comes to The Wallis 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Record-breaking six-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald makes her greatly anticipated debut, as part of the acclaimed Broadway @ series, at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, a one-night-only event featuring two intimate concerts at 7:00pm and 9:30pm on Thursday, May 11. Produced by Mark Cortale, the Broadway legend will be joined on stage by Broadway @ series host and pianist Seth Rudetsky, who recently starred in the five-star London premiere of his Broadway musical Disaster! (more...)

San Francisco Symphony Announce 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) and the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) today announced plans for the 2017-18 season, comprising more than 200 concerts in eleven months presented at Davies Symphony Hall. The Orchestra's 106th season is highlighted by musical touchstones that are trademarks of MTT's artistic vision for the Orchestra. (more...)

Auckland Arts Festival Kicks Off Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Arts-lovers, take your marks… The annual Auckland Arts Festival (AAF) kicks off tomorrow, Wednesday 8 March. (more...)

Varla Jean Merman to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with A LITTLE WHITE MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

???????International chanteuse Varla Jean Merman opens her jaws wide to take a bite out of the American Songbook in "A Little White Music" at Feinstein's/54 Below on April 5 & 6, featuring Gerald Goode at the piano. (more...)

Clarity Solution Group Rebrands as Clarity Insights
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

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LITTLE WOMEN Hits an Emotional Note at Villanova Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Villanova Theatre proudly presents Little Women: The Broadway Musical, book by Allan Knee, music by Jason Howland, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, and directed by Valerie Joyce. Based on Louisa May Alcott's American classic, this beloved Civil War story of love, family, and independence stands the test of time, coming to life at Villanova Theatre March 28 - April 9, 2017.   (more...)

CRE Outreach's THE HERO WITHIN to Capture Lives of LA Veterans at The Wallis
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

CRE Outreach is presenting The Hero Within, in partnership with the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis), from April 22 - 23, 2017. This production features a cast of seven local veterans, whose true stories are woven together to create an original play. (more...)

VIDEO: See Daniel Radcliffe and Joshua McGuire in New Trailer for National Theatre Live's 'ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Below, watch the trailer for The Old Vic's ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD, starring Daniel Radcliffe and Joshua McGuire, to be broadcast via National Theatre Live on 20 April 2017! (more...)

Rose Theatre Kingston Announces 2017 Christmas Show ALICE IN WINTERLAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Following the huge success of last year's festive hit The Wind in the Willows, Rose Theatre Kingston's most successful Christmas production to date, the theatre today announces its 2017 Christmas show Alice in Winterland. The play, based on Lewis Carroll's much loved Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, is adapted and directed by Ciaran McConville, following his acclaimed productions of The Wind in the Willows, A Christmas Carol and The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, with music and lyrics by Eamonn O'Dwyer, and featuring a professional cast alongside a group of Rose Youth Theatre actors. (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre Announces 2017 Burdick Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Florida Studio Theatre announces its annual Richard and Betty Burdick New Play Reading Series, which will present three new staged readings by contemporary American playwrights. (more...)

Lara Bello Releases 'Sikame' Album on Biophilia Records, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Arriving at a time of often loud, high-pitched debate, Sikame, the new recording by Spanish singer/ songwriter Lara Bello, makes a subtle but powerful statement about borders and immigrants. (more...)

Bring Out Your Inner Child & Explore the World of STEAM at ARTech This Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

As a result of ARTech's hugely successful launch on March 1, the Meatpacking Business Improvement District (BID) received several requests for adults-only nights where parents and friends can explore these captivating activities at their own leisure. (more...)

Celebrating International Women's Month at Eagle Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Eagle Theatre's 2017 New Works Development Series focuses exclusively on the unique voice of women writing for Professional Regional Theatre today. (more...)

Inis Nua Theatre Presents American Premiere of SWALLOW by Stef Smith
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

 Inis Nua Theatre Company ends the 2016-2017 mainstage season with the American premiere of Swallow by Stef Smith. From Scotland, Swallow follows three lives intricately connected and the quiet, traumatic struggles of being human. Swallow was a 2015 Fringe First Winner and received the Scottish Arts Club Theatre Award. The Scotsman called the play, "An elegant and glowing piece of twenty-first century magic realism." Swallow opens at the Proscenium Theater at The Drake (302 South Hicks Street) on April 28th, with preview performances on April 26th and 27th. (more...)

Sega Center Presents the World Premiere Reading of ON THE ROYAL ROAD: THE BURGHER KING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The New York reading of On the Royal Road: The Burgher King at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center is the very first presentation of an abbreviated version of this play prior to its world premiere production at the Hamburg Schauspielhaus in October 2017. (more...)

The Wallis Celebrates the Musical Legacy of Henry Mancini with Star-Studded Tribute on 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts celebrates the musical legacy of Henry Mancini, one of the world's greatest composers, conductors and arrangers, on Saturday, April 1, 2017. From 'Moon River' to 'The Days of Wine and Roses' to the 'Peter Gunn Theme,' the music of Henry Mancini has helped define American film and television soundtracks for nearly five decades, and earned the legendary composer four Academy Awards, twenty Grammy Awards and numerous other honors, including a U.S. Postage Stamp. The evening not only honors Henry Mancini, but also celebrates Ginny Mancini and the Mancini family with a special performance by the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra from the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami-their first Los Angeles appearance since their move to Florida-with all proceeds benefiting the artistic, educational and outreach programs of The Wallis. (more...)

2017 Downtown Urban Arts Festival to Kick Off with LISA LISA at Joe's Pub; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Downtown Urban Arts Festival (DUAF), presented by Creative Ammo Inc., is a renowned multi-disciplinary arts event with cultural offerings in theater, film, music and poetry held annually during the spring at venues in downtown Manhattan, NYC. (more...)

Wexford Festival Opera Announces Details of 2017 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Today, Wexford Festival Opera announced the programme and principal casting details for the forthcoming 2017 festival. Now in its 66th year, this internationally renowned festival will run over an extended 18-day period, from Thursday, 19 October to Sunday, 5 November. (more...)

2017 Adelaide Festival Closes with Biggest Box Office Takings in History
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2017

The debut Adelaide Festival from Joint Artistic Directors Neil Armfield and Rachel Healy concludes today with a bang, setting a new record with the biggest box office takings in the event's 57-year history. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hampton Theatre Co Presents Tale of Mystery and Suspense AN ACT OF IMAGINATION
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2017

"An Act of the Imagination," Bernard Slade's masterful and suspense filled mystery, will be the third play of the Hampton Theatre Company's 2016-2017 season, opening on March 23 at the Quogue Community Hall and running through April 9. (more...)

Plays for and by Young People Slated for National Theatre Connections Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

???????Young members of Sheffield People's Theatre take part in a national celebration of theatre when they join local schools and youth theatre groups performing new plays from emerging playwrights as part of the National Theatre Connections Festival 2017 at the Crucible Studio Theatre Monday 27 March - Saturday 1 April. (more...)

21st Annual Elvis Birthday Bash Gets Ready to Rock 'N Roll at the State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

???????In 1997, two of the world's top Elvis entertainers joined forces for the Premier Elvis Bash! Now in its 21st consecutive year, the ultimate tribute show to the King of Rock 'N Roll is back for a Saturday evening performance on April 15th. (more...)

Nathan Lane Attends the UK Premiere of THE FROGS in London
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Nathan Lane, whose 2004 Broadway version of Stephen Sondheim's 'The Frogs' - an hilarious send up of Greek comedy and satire - has its UK premiere tonight (Thursday 16 March), attended the show last night at Jermyn Street Theatre in London's West End. (more...)

Sony/ATV Promotes Guy Moot to President, Worldwide Creative
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has promoted Guy Moot to President, Worldwide Creative, giving him an A&R presence across the global music market. (more...)

MATA FESTIVAL Returns to The Kitchen, 4/25 - 29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Now in its nineteenth year, MATA Festival is back at The Kitchen on April 25 - 29 with an overflowing bounty of the newest music. Representing 31 early-career composers from seventeen countries, it offers a singular opportunity for New Yorkers to grasp the complete spectrum of new music emerging today - from gritty European modernism to experiments in theater, sound, and acoustics. This year's concerts include seven world premieres (including three MATA commissions), fifteen US premieres, and six NY premieres.  (more...)

Reliance Games and AMC Launch INTO THE BADLANDS Blade Battle Mobile Game
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Reliance Games, a leading Freemium entertainment developer, and AMC announced today the launch of "Into the Badlands Blade Battle" mobile game, available for download on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store throughout AMC domestic and global territories. (more...)

CULTUREMART 2017 Kicks Off Tonight at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The OBIE-winning HERE presents CULTUREMART 2017, taking place tonight, March 15, through March 25. (more...)

The Fox Theatre And Good Times Productions Present HAMPTON 70
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Atlanta's legendary surrealist musician and icon Col. Bruce Hampton will celebrate his 70th birthday with Hampton 70: A Celebration of Col. Bruce Hampton, on Monday, May 1, 7:30 p.m. at the Fox Theatre, with proceeds benefiting the Fox Theatre Institute and  other musician-focused charities. (more...)

Youth Theatre Company Kicks Off New Space and New Arts Opportunities With Lin-Manuel Miranda's IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Gateway Center for Performing Arts' Youth Theatre Company will conclude its 2016-2017 Mainstage Season with Tony Award-winning In The Heights, featuring music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the Broadway hip hop sensation Hamilton. In The Heights performs at Central Visual and Performing Arts High School, 3125 S. Kingshighway Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63139, April 7th-9th. (more...)

The Inaugural Cohort Of The Field Leadership Fund Hosts MOON SHINE At The National Black Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2017

The inaugural cohort of The Field Leadership Fund announces Moon Shine, a wine reception with pop-up expressions, to be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the National Black Theatre (NBT) in its current 48th season themed In Pursuit of Black Joy. (more...)

Sondra Luger Releases ENTER VENUS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Sondra Luger has noticed that romantic, upbeat, happy literary reads for adults are rare. The result? Enter Venus (published by AuthorHouse), a fairy tale for adults. Not only does Enter Venus explore human nature and end happily, but it will also appeal to a wide audience, as it touches on themes of mythology, romance, fantasy, philosophy, religion and art. (more...)

Young The Giant Include Albuquerque in Extended Fall Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Fueled By Ramen recording group Young The Giant has announced the next leg of its hugely successful Home of the Strange Tour. The North American headline dates begin Wednesday, August 2nd at Louisville, KY's Palace Theater and then continue through late September. Support on all dates will come from Cold War Kids and Joywave. Tickets for the Home of the Strange Tour are on sale now. (more...)

 The Countdown Is On To The 2017 Adelaide Festival Opening Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

The countdown is on to the 2017 Adelaide Festival's opening weekend, with a whole host of events starting tomorrow to ring in the debut festival for Artistic Directors Neil Armfield and Rachel Healy. (more...)

Success of MyTelemedicine Mirrors Rapid Growth of Telemedicine Industry
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

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2017 Artist In Residence Announced For Adelaide Festival Centre's DreamBIG Children's Festival And SALA Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Adelaide Festival Centre is excited to announce emerging Adelaide-based contemporary artist Jane Skeer as the 2017 Adelaide Festival Centre/SALA Artist in Residence for DreamBIG Children's Festival and SALA Festival. (more...)

BWW Featured Dance Studio: STEPS ON BROADWAY
by Sondra Forsyth - Feb 28, 2017

From a humble beginning in 1979 when Carol Paumgarten, the Artistic Director of Steps on Broadway with her then partner Patrice Soriero opened for business in a small space on 56th and Broadway in NYC, Steps has burgeoned into a bustling, internationally acclaimed dance studio boasting top teachers and a huge clientele that ranges from pre-schoolers to leading professional dancers. (more...)

2017 Bard Music Festival to Explore CHOPIN AND HIS WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Parisian culture, Polish politics, and the piano are the focus of this summer's annual Bard SummerScape festival, with seven weeks of music, opera, theater, dance, film, and cabaret keyed to the theme of the 28th Bard Music Festival, 'Chopin and His World.' (more...)

Sci-Fi Play PILGRIMS Gets Reading as Part of Alley All New Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Alley Theatre's Alley All New presents a reading of Claire Kiechel's Pilgrims Monday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hubbard Theatre. (more...)

'Mist and Mirrors' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

In Kalishandra, the city of lost travelers, darkness has formed. In the mist that rises from cracks between the cobblestones, it has life. The strange mist drifts along empty streets, welling into deep, choking pools in forgotten courtyards. It breaks in ephemeral waves upon the stark stone walls of towers, which protrude above its curling tendrils like strangely envisioned nightmares. These bleak, inhospitable eyries are the lairs of dark and terrible wizards, beneath whose hard and stony glare Kalishandra shifts. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SORROWS OF SATAN, Tristan Bates Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Feb 22, 2017

The Sorrows of Satan delights from beginning to end, packing in witty songs, wonderful performances and a laughs per minute ratio as high as any in the West End. (more...)

HERE Presents CULTUREMART 2017 Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The OBIE-winning HERE proudly presents CULTUREMART 2017, taking place March 15 - 25.  In this annual festival, CULTUREMART, process becomes the focus, offering a first look at live performance in various stages of development from the boundary-breaking artists in the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP) as they journey to mainstage production. (more...)

PATTY HORING Ordinary Lives Opens Thursday
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Anna Zorina Gallery is pleased to present Patty Horing in her debut solo exhibition, Ordinary Lives, featuring works that explore the narrative and psychological nature of portraiture. The paintings depict the artist's friends and family. Her emotional attachment specific to each relationship allows for layers of vulnerability to be revealed, fostering a similarly intimate connection for the viewer. Horing includes distinguishing attributes both consciously and subconsciously. This resulting depth of knowledge renders Patty's subjects as anything but ordinary. (more...)

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