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BWW Interview: Tech Talk with Makeup Artist Kaye Brown
by Frank Benge - May 7, 2016

A make-up artist is an artist whose medium is the human body, applying makeup and prosthetics for theatrical, television and film. One of the busiest in this area is Kaye Brown, who sat down with us to give our readers a backstage look at her incredible art. (more...)

BWW Opera Review: Oh, To Be Abducted from This SERAGLIO at the Met
by Richard Sasanow - May 4, 2016

I wonder whether James Levine imagined that Mozart's DIE ENFUHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL (THE ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO) would be his swan song as Music Director of the Metropolitan Opera. I think he might have chosen better. (more...)

PIAF! THE SHOW en los Veranos de la Villa de Madrid
by Felipe Velasco - May 4, 2016

Inspirado en la pelicula "La Mome", ganadora de numerosos premios internacionales, PIAF! THE SHOW cuenta la increible historia de Edith Piaf a traves de sus grandes exitos y con la asombrosa voz de la cantante y actriz francesa Anne Carrere. Habra un unico show el proximo 15 de julio en el Teatro Circo Price de Madrid. (more...)

IoT Tech Expo: Manufacturers, Developers, Engineers, IoT Technology Providers and Demos arrive in Berlin next month for Europe's leading Internet of Things event
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016


Outer Spaces Release Official Video for 'Born Enemy' via Brooklyn Vegan
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Baltimore, MD's Outer Spaces is releasing their new album, A Shedding Snake, today with Don Giovanni Records. (more...)

Austin Pendleton to Direct Mint Theater's A DAY BY THE SEA at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Coming up next for Mint Theater Company (Jonathan Bank, Producing Artistic Director; Jen Soloway, Managing Director) will be the first ever New York revival of A Day by the Sea by N.C. Hunter, directed by Austin Pendleton. This will be the Mint's first production as a resident theater company at Theatre Row. Performances will begin July 22nd and continue through September 24th at their new home at the Beckett Theater at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street between 9th and Dyer Avenues). Opening Night is set for August 25th. (more...)

Ken Stott, Reece Shearsmith and Griff Rhys Jones in West End Productions of THE DRESSER and THE MISER
by Marianka Swain - May 25, 2016

Director Sean Foley, who has recently enjoyed sell-out success adapting and directing The Painkiller in the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company season of Plays at the Garrick will, starting this autumn, under producer Mark Goucher, direct two new productions in the West End. (more...)

The future of IT? Industry visionaries Axios Systems to debate the direction of IT asset and service management at ITAM conference
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016


On Site Opera Announces Cast Update for THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

On Site Opera (OSO) announces today that soprano Jeni Houser has been added to the cast of the North American premiere of Marcos Portugal's The Marriage of Figaro (1799). (more...)

The evolution of IT: Axios emphasize customer focus advantages at SITS16
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016


Dagoll Dagom presenta el reparto de SCARAMOUCHE en Barcelona
by Roberto Rodrguez - May 23, 2016

La compañía Dagoll Dagom ha presentado hoy en Barcelona a  los actores que integran el reparto de SCARAMOUCHE, su nuevo musical de gran formato, que cuenta con música de Albert Guinovart y libreto de Joan Lluís Bozzo. Se estrenará el próximo 23 de septiembre en el Teatre Victòria de la capital catalana. (more...)

Madison Opera's LA BOHEME and THE TALES OF HOFFMANN to Air on WPR
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Madison Opera partners with Wisconsin Public Radio to present recorded broadcasts of Puccini's La Bohème on Saturday, May 14 and Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffmann on Saturday, May 21. Both broadcasts begin at 1pm and listeners can tune into WPR on 88.7FM or stream online at (more...)

Updater Kicks Off National Moving Month With Resources And Activities...
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016


Outer Spaces' Stellar Debut Streaming in Full Now Via Under the Radar
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

After a few teaser tracks and an unhurried music video, Baltimore trio Outer Spaces are debuting their full length album, now streaming in full via Under the Radar. (more...)

Julie Halston, Paul Reiser & More Set for Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts' Summer 2016 Comedy Club
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the July, August, and September lineup for the 2016 Comedy Club. Monday nights at 8 pm. All dates are available online at or calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500. All comedy performances are suggested for ages 17 and up. Comedy Club is sponsored by Saunders & Associates and The Friars Foundation. Media sponsor is Beach Magazine. (more...)

Brand New to Release 'I Am A Nightmare' This Week - Listen to Full Track Now
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Brand New have announced the release of new single “I Am A Nightmare,” their first new music in more than a year. (more...)

UPDATE: Lady Gaga Will NOT Star in Upcoming Dionne Warwick Biopic
by Movies News Desk - May 13, 2016

Destiny's Child's LeToya Luckett will take on the role of Dionne Warwick in an upcoming biopic. The legendary R & B singer announced the project today at the Cannes Film Festival. (more...)

A Red Orchid Extends Ike Holter's SENDER
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

?Due to popular demand, A Red Orchid Theatre adds six performances to the run of the world premiere of Sender by Ike Holter, directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray. Featuring Ensemble Member Steve Haggard, the cast of Sender also includes McKenzie Chinn, Mary Williamson and Steven Wilson. The extension includes Saturday matinees as well as additional weeknight performances. Sender will now run through June 4, 2016. A Red Orchid Theatre is located at 1531 N Wells. Tickets to extension performances go on sale Thursday, May 12, 2016.   (more...)

Dan Lauria to Headline Private Reading of MEND
by Marissa Sblendorio - May 11, 2016

 MEND, a New Play by Steven Hillyer and Tim Marback, will have a private reading on Wednesday, May 18th 2016. Dan Lauria (LOMBARDI, A CHRISTMAS STORY) will be joined by April Ortiz (IN THE HEIGHTS), Amy Engelhardt (A COMEDY OF ERAS at ACT), and James Donegan (FORBIDDEN BROADWAY). Marc Tumminelli will direct. (more...)

AT&T Invests More Than $1.4 Billion over 3-Year Period to Enhance Local Network in Washington
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016


THE REAL THING, DEAR MASTER & More Set for Aurora Theatre Company's 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Berkeley's acclaimed Aurora Theatre Company proudly announces the lineup for its 25th anniversary season. The company opens the season with a revival of Dorothy Bryant's DEAR MASTER, directed by acclaimed actress and director Joy Carlin and featuring Kimberly King and Michael Ray Wisely. (more...)

Cast Announced for Centenary Stage Company's Rolling Premiere of START DOWN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Centenary Stage Company continues its trend this season of featuring women playwrights and premieres by closing their main stage professional theater series with Eleanor Burgess' START DOWN April 8 through 24 in the Lackland Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Mitch Albom's ERNIE to Return to City Theatre for 6th Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Olympia Entertainment is proud to announce that Ernie - A play by Mitch Albom, will return for a sixth unforgettable season at the City Theatre, located inside of Hockeytown Cafe. As Detroit buzzes with excitement on the verge of the 2016 Detroit Tiger's season, Ernie invites fans to celebrate and remember "The Voice of Summer" with an opening performance on Thursday, July 28 and running through Sunday, August 14. The two-man play is dedicated to the late and beloved Hall of Fame Detroit Tigers announcer, Ernie Harwell. (more...)

Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy Announces 9th Tour of North America.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016


Celebrate One Year of SOMETHING ROTTEN! with Eric Sciotto During a Twitter Takeover Today!
by Alan Henry - Mar 23, 2016

BroadwayWorld is getting rotten today, Wednesday, March 23 when Eric Sciotto from SOMETHING ROTTEN takes over our Twitter account @BroadwayWorld! Live from inside the St. James Theatre, Eric will be tweeting photos, videos, and fun facts all about the iconic Broadway show. (more...)

Celebrate One Year of SOMETHING ROTTEN! with Eric Sciotto During a Twitter Takeover Tomorrow!
by Alan Henry - Mar 22, 2016

BroadwayWorld is getting rotten on Wednesday, March 23 when Eric Sciotto from SOMETHING ROTTEN takes over our Twitter account @BroadwayWorld! Live from inside the St. James Theatre, Eric will be tweeting photos, videos, and fun facts all about the iconic Broadway show. (more...)

Epson Pro G Projectors Showcase David Claerbout Exhibition at Sean Kelly Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016


Tiff's Treats Opens Fifth Houston Store, Welcome to The Woodlands!, Grand Opening Saturday, April 16th; Store #21 for Warm Cookie Delivery Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

In 10 days, Tiff's Treats will open its fifth location in the Houston area with a grand opening fundraiser Saturday, April 16 from 9 am to 4pm at 1620 Research Forest Drive, Suite 150, 77381 in The Woodlands. This is the 21st store for Austin-based Tiff's Treats, the first in the nation to create the warm cookie delivery concept. In its previous 20 store opening events, Tiff's Treats has raised $90,000 for charities. More on The Woodlands opening here: (more...)

Liev Schreiber, Michael Kahn & Michael Tuch Foundation to be Honored at Red Bull Theater's Running Of The Red Bulls Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Jesse Berger, Founding Artistic Director, and the Board of Trustees of Red Bull Theater are pleased to announce the Eighth Annual RUNNING OF THE RED BULLS BENEFIT on Monday June 6th, at 6pm, celebrating their 13th Season and honoring Liev Schreiber, Michael Kahn, and the Michael Tuch Foundation with the 2016 Matador Awards For Excellence in Classical Theater. (more...)

College of DuPage to Host Inaugural STEM-CON Event April 30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016


Mary Louise Wilson Named Guest of Honor at 34th Annual Elliot Norton Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning actress Mary Louise Wilson will be the Guest of Honor at the 34th annual Elliot Norton Awards on Monday, May 23, 2016 at 7 PM, at Boston's Citi Performing Arts Center Shubert Theatre.  The ceremony will feature nominated musical performances, the awarding of The Elliot Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence, a post-ceremony party, and surprise appearances and performances.  Tickets for the much anticipated evening are on sale at the Citi Center Box Office, at or by calling (866) 348-9738. (more...)

Hilberry Theatre's A FLEA IN HER EAR to Open This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Celebrate the spring season with a visit to Midtown Detroit's destination theatre, concluding its 53rd season with the classic farce A FLEA IN HER EAR, written by Georges Feydeau, with a new translation by acclaimed playwright David Ives. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT!
by Walter McBride - Apr 28, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Ryan Murphy, presents Eugene O'Neill's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, starring Academy and Emmy Award winner Jessica Lange as 'Mary Tyrone' alongside Golden Globe winner and Tony Award nominee Gabriel Byrne as 'James Tyrone,' Academy Award nomineeMichael Shannon as 'James Tyrone, Jr.,' and Tony Award winner John Gallagher Jr. as 'Edmund Tyrone', and Colby Minifie as 'Cathleen.' Jonathan Kent directs as part of Roundabout Theatre Company's 50th anniversary season. LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT began on April 3, 2016, and just opened last night, April 27, 2016. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, June 26, 2016 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and we're taking you onto the red carpet below! (more...)

Mariza, with Special Guest Bebel Gilberto, to Perform at NJPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Grammy nominee Mariza. (more...)

Photo Flash: See the Winners of 'The Bridges of Palm Beach County' Photo Contest
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Palm Beach County has a multitude of notable bridges and residents showcased their beauty through stunning images submitted during the 'Bridges of Palm Beach County' photo contest. The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts partnered with the Palm Beach Photographic Centre on this unique contest promoting the final Kravis On Broadway production of the season, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY that opens on Tuesday, April 26, and runs through Sunday, May 1. Scroll down for a look at the winners! (more...)

THE BIG SHOW AT THE JOE to Return This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

FM 98 WJLB, The D's Hip-Hop and R&B, and Channel 955, Detroit's Hit Music, announced today the 'The Big Show At The Joe' on Sunday, June 19 at 7 p.m. featuring live performances by T.I., Fetty Wap, Young Thug, Migos, Ty Dolla $ign, O.T. Genasis, Young Greatness, Lil George and Fool Boy Marley, with more artists to be announced. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Bryan Cranston Stars in New Thriller THE INFILTRATOR
by Movies News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Below, check out the new trailer from director Brad Furman's new thriller THE INFILTRATOR, based on the true story of Federal agent Robert Mazur's undercover permeation of Pablo Escobar's drug trafficking network. (more...)

Jason Alexander to Serve as Master Teacher for 2016 Lunt-Fontanne Fellows; Class Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Ten Chimneys Foundation has announced Jason Alexander will serve as the Master Teacher for the 2016 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program, a national program to serve the future of American theatre. (more...)

Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir Streams Full Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

The Earth Wants YOU, the humor-gospel-punk album by Reverend Billy and The Stop Shopping Choir, is officially streaming in full via Elmore Magazine's website. (more...)

Mozart's DIE ENTFUHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL to Open This Week at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Mozart's Die Entführung aus dem Serail, which has not been seen on the Met stage in almost a decade, opens April 22 led by James Levine, who recently announced that he would assume the new title of Music Director Emeritus at the conclusion of the Met's current season. (more...)

Red Bull Theater's Starry SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL Opens This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

This Sunday (April 24th) marks the opening of Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director) production of Richard Brinsley Sheridan's THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL, directed by Marc Vietor. (more...)

Local High Tech Fitness Studio to Open New Locations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

4U Fitness now offers franchise packages for their high-tech workout facility and E-Fit electro muscle stimulation workout programs. The fitness brand is growing and is set to open several locations in Florida before the end of the year. (more...)

Jessie Mueller, THE GREAT COMET, WAITRESS Among 2016 Elliot Norton Award Nominees; Full List!
by Louisa Brady - Apr 16, 2016

Among this year's nominees for Outstanding Musical Production by a Large Theater are WAITRESS and NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE  GREAT COMET OF 1812, both at American Repertory Theatre. Tony winner Jessie Mueller and Denee Benton also each received nods for their respective performances.  (more...)

BWW Fitness News: Mr. America 2016 All American Sports Festival Takes Place at Six Flags, 7/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

MRA Promotions, LLC presents the Mr. America 2016 All American Sports Festival on July 1 and 2, 2016 at Six Flags America, outside of Washington, D.C. With the mission of Lifting The Human Spirit, the Mr. America 2016 All American Sports Festival will showcase multiple athletic competitions, a health, wellness and fitness Expo, VIP celebrity guests and judges, and world leading entertainers on Saturday, July 2nd, which all combine to make this event one of epic proportions. Tickets include the Mr. America Festival and admission to Six Flags America. To get in on the action and excitement, spectators and athletes can go to www.MrAmerica.Life for the event schedule, tickets and registration details. 'We are building on the prestige, tradition and old-school values of this historic contest, and are focused on exposing new fans to our classic American Fitness culture,' said Bruce Ebel, president of MRA Promotions, LLC. 'This year's Festival will top all of the previous Mr. America events held since 1939 with expanded competitions for both male and female athletes of all ages, as well as a wide variety of activities for the entire family.' Along with selecting this year's Mr. America winner, the Festival will introduce modern-day athletic heroes to guests visiting the theme park during the holiday weekend. The 2016 All American Sports Festival is expected to attract 3,500 spectators and hundreds of athletes, and will feature the following competitions and events to encourage guest and athlete involvement: - The Classic Era Mr. America Bodybuilding & Physique Contest - includes men's categories of Classic Era Physique and Classic Era Bodybuilding, and women's categories of Bikini, Figure & Physique - Mr. America Health, Wellness & Fitness Expo - guests will see new fitness products and learn about the latest breakthroughs and trends in health, wellness and motivational techniques - The Mr. America Athletic Competition - a variety of athletic competitions administered by elite trainers and coaches; open to both male and female competitors of all ages and ability levels - Mr. America 5K Color Run - a unique red, white and blue paint race that will celebrate health, wellness and fitness - Mr. America Bench Press Power Contest - a competition that showcases power and strength; open to new or experienced men and women - Mr. America Arm Wrestling Challenge - left arm and right arm categories for competition; open to men and women - Mr. America Kids' Push Up Contest - boys and girls can compete for prizes - Mr. America WCO Calisthenics - demo and training plus 'Battle of the Bars' contest - Mr. America Sink the Strong Man Dunk Tank - a game that is sure to be fun for everyone - VIP Mr. America Free Friends for Life Dinner with Bus Ride to Lincoln Memorial - an invitation only event In addition, there will be a two-hour Bodybuilding Seminar led by the legendary Frank Zane, Guest of Honor, former Mr. America and three-time Mr. Olympia, and various other Fitness and Training Seminars. Throughout the Festival, coaches, judges, contestants and audience members will participate with MRA Promotions as they document the event as part of an ongoing project about the fitness industry and the history of American physical culture. A wide range of Corporate Sponsorship packages are available. Please visit www.MrAmerica.Life/Sponsorship/ to view sponsorship levels and benefits. For more detailed information about the Festival, competitions and activities, visit www.MrAmerica.Life. About MRA Promotions, LLC MRA Promotions, LLC is the promotional arm of Mr. America focused on delivering engaging, exciting and impactful events. We are team of individuals from all walks of life who have overcome great odds in our search, survival and completion of the human spirit. Our mission is to build on the prestige, tradition and old-school values of this historic contest, and expose new fans to the classic American Fitness culture. About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world's largest regional theme park company with $1.3 billion in revenue and 18 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 55 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions. For more information, visit SIX FLAGS and all related indicia are trademarks of Six Flags Theme Parks Inc. , , and © 2016. (more...)

Lulu Press Launches Glass Tree Academic Publishing
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

RALEIGH, NC - Lulu, the world's first and largest independent publisher, announced at the London Book Fair the launch of Glass Tree, an online publishing site dedicated to meeting the needs of academic and scholarly authors and communities. (more...)

Bloody Knives Release Third Single 'Static' from Upcoming Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Suffocating surrounded by a filthy poisonous haze. Drowning at the bottom of an icy lake with a brick tied to your ankle. Held hostage with a gun to your head. (more...)

First and Leading Independent Publishing Company Names Martijn Eier Head of International Business Development for Lulu Press
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

RALEIGH, NC - Lulu, the first and largest independent publisher in the world, today announced that Martijn Eier has joined the Lulu team as Head of International Business Development. Charged with optimizing Lulu's print-on-demand technology and distribution network, Eier is keenly focused on region-specific enhancements to better serve the needs of the global publishing community. (more...)

Tony Bennett to Perform at the Fox Theatre, 8/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Olympia Entertainment announces a one night performance by Tony Bennett, the 18 time Grammy Award-winning musician whose music spans over six decades, at the Fox Theatre on Friday, August 12 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Announces Young Musicians Selected for Inaugural NYO2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

  Carnegie Hall today announced the names of the 78 young musicians selected from across the country for the inaugural season of NYO2, a two-week, intensive summer program for outstanding American instrumentalists ages 14-17, which begins on June 18, 2016. NYO2 is an extension of the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA), a program for musicians ages 16-19, launched by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute in the summer of 2013 to great acclaim. Both NYO-USA and NYO2 are free to all participants. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Geva Theatre's A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

A classic drama by America's only Nobel Prize-winning playwright continues the 2015-2016 ESL Wilson Stage Series as Geva Theatre Center presents A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN by Eugene O'Neill and directed by Ben Barnes in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage now through April 24, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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