Once
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Civic Center Of Greater Des Moines (Des Moines, IA)
221 Walnut St.
Des Moines, IA 50309
4/22/2014 - 4/27/2014
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The producers of ONCE, the acclaimed new Broadway musical, announced today that The Road Company is putting together a US national tour that will launch in the summer of 2013.
The most nominated new musical of the season, with more Tony Award nominations (11) than any other show, ONCE opened on at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street) on Sunday, March 18, 2012 to rave reviews.
ONCE features a book by award-winning Irish playwright & screenwriter, Enda Walsh (Penelope, Hunger, The New Electric Ballroom), the Academy Award-winning music and lyrics of Glen Hansard and Mark�ta Irglov�, direction by the acclaimed John Tiffany (Black Watch), movement by Steven Hoggett (Black Watch, American Idiot) and music supervision and orchestrations by Martin Lowe (Mamma Mia!).

FLASH FRIDAY: Come (Back) To The CABARET!
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 25, 2014

'What good is sitting alone in your room?' Especially when a big splashy revival of John Kander, Fred Ebb and Joe Masteroff's celebrated Weimar Germany musical CABARET is back on Broadway, starring Michelle Williams and Alan Cumming! (more...)

BWW Reviews: CASA VALENTINA Is What It Is
by Michael Dale - Apr 25, 2014

Harvey Fierstein's first non-musical play on Broadway in 27 years gives a history lesson on cross-dressing straight men. (more...)

Whoopi Goldberg & More Set for DR. OZ SHOW's 'Make It Happen May'
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

The three-time Emmy award-winning, The Dr. Oz Show will kick-off May Sweeps with all-new, must-see shows to help viewers Make It Happen just in time for summer. (more...)

PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES, AT THE HOP and More Make Up FST's 2014 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Florida Studio Theatre presents an exciting new Summer Mainstage and Cabaret Season. The Mainstage kicks off with the foot-stomping musical Pump Boys and Dinettes, the humorous and inspirational drama Becoming Dr. Ruth, and the thought-provoking Taking Shakespeare. The Summer Cabaret Season will consist of At The Hop, by America's Premiere Doo-Wop group, The Alley Cats, Clearly Invisible: Magic Up Close with Carl Seiger, and Somewhere Over the Rose, The Songs and Stories of Judy Garland and Bette Midler. (more...)

COSI to Run 5/8-17 at Phoenix Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

WHAT happens when you take a manic depressive, junkie, mute, overeater, doped-up musician, obsessive compulsive and pyromaniac and try to get them to perform a Mozart opera? (more...)

Pavel Durov Flees Lawsuits, not Politics, Claims UCP
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

MOSCOW, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at What Dreams May Co Theatre's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

After receiving praise from audiences and critics alike for their smash hit productions of Hamlet and Macbeth in 2013, What Dreams May Co Shakespeare explores the dangers and the delights of love. It's risks, it's rewards, it's passion and it's price. Join the company for their 2014 season as they bring to life two couples whose tales embody all these qualities...with uproarious laughter, with unrestrained joy, and with unfathomable sorrow. First upMuch Ado About Nothing. (more...)

Updates: Canadian Stage Releases Timeline of Events in HELEN LAWRENCE Controversy
by Alan Henry - Apr 24, 2014

Canadian Stage has publicly released a detailed timeline of events relating to the Helen Lawrence controversy after BroadwayWorld sent requests for transparency in this matter to both the producing company and Canadian Actor's Equity. The CAEA replied that 'Arden R. Ryshpan's statement [the first and only statement available] stands as Equity's official response on this issue. Out of respect for the affected Equity members, the Association will not provide any further comment' (more...)

BWW Review: Boston Theater Top to Bottom
by Nancy Grossman - Apr 24, 2014

There's something beautifully poetic in juxtaposing two current offerings by small theater companies in Boston. Bad Habit Productions celebrates ambitious women in Caryl Churchill's TOP GIRLS at the Boston Center for the Arts, while Ryan Landry and the Gold Dust Orphans are light years removed from Walt Disney in SNOW WHITE AND THE 7 BOTTOMS at Machine Nightclub in the shadow of Fenway Park. (more...)

Cyrus, Beyonce, Pharrell Among TIME's 100 Most Influential People
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Today, TIME reveals the eleventh annual TIME 100, TIME's list of the 100 most influential people in the world. (more...)

Netflix to Premiere Final Season of THE KILLING, 8/1
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Netflix has announced via Facebook that the six-episode final season of THE KILLING will premiere August 1. (more...)

DanceWorks Chicago Set for Harris Theater's EAT + DRINK TO THE BEAT, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

DanceWorks Chicago (DWC), under the direction of Andreas Bottcher and Julie Nakagawa, will return to the Harris Theater for Music and Dance on Wednesday, May 7 at 5:30PM for the third Eat + Drink to the Beat of the Theater's 2013-2014 season. The Harris Theater launched the inaugural Eat + Drink to the Beat performance with a program by DanceWorks Chicago this past January. The award-winning dance ensemble will Once again present new works of the company repertoire, including aman, choreographed by Ruth Page Award winner Harrison McEldowney and aerial dance specialist Jeremy Plummer, and the Chicago premiere of self-portrait of a woman by Stuttgart Ballet Resident Choreographer Demis Volpi. Patrons will have the opportunity to enjoy cocktails specially created for the evening, and food from some of Chicago's most popular food trucks. (more...)

HAMLET Closes this Weekend at USC's Drayton Hall Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Theatre South Carolina will conclude its 2013-14 season with a production of Shakespeare's haunting tale of revenge and madness, Hamlet, April 18-26 at Drayton Hall Theatre. (more...)

Review Roundup: CABARET Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Apr 24, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's Cabaret on Broadway, starring Alan Cumming in his Tony Award-winning role as 'Emcee' and three-time Academy Award nominee Michelle Williams as 'Sally Bowles' opens tonight, April 24, 2014 and runs through January 4, 2015 at at the newly transformed Kit Kat Klub at Studio 54 on Broadway (254 West 54th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Trumpeter Chris Botti to Rejoin the Houston Symphony for Series of Shows Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

On April 25, 26 and 27, one of the contemporary music world's most innovative and exciting figures heads back to Houston. With his uniquely expressive sound and soaring musical imagination, superstar Chris Botti will rejoin the Houston Symphony to perform some of his favorite tunes along with music from his newest CD, Impressions. (more...)

Intevac Lays Out the Facts Behind the Scenes and Urges Stockholders to Reject Voce Capital's Unqualified Nominees and Uncertain Plans
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

The full text of the Intevac letter follows: (more...)

Neil Young Set to Release 'A Letter Home' Box Set 5/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Neil Young will release a CD, digital album and a Limited Edition Deluxe Box Set of his recent vinyl album A Letter Home on Reprise Records on May 27th. (more...)

comScore Ranks Top 50 U.S. Desktop Web Properties for March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released its monthly ranking of U.S. desktop web activity at the top online properties for March 2014 based on data from the comScore Media Metrix service. As spring finally arrived, many Americans embraced the warmer weather by booking their spring break and summer vacations on car rental and travel sites. In addition to the warmer weather, spring also brought along seasonal allergies, causing the Pharmacy category to produce the largest traffic gains this month. (more...)

Le Petit Theatre Partners with New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity for DEATH OF A SALESMAN, Begin. 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre (Le Petit) has selected New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity (NOAHH) as its charitable partner for the upcoming production of Death of a Salesman opening May 9. The theatre has set a goal of raising $3,000 for the organization by collecting donations at each show. On May 20th, employees of Le Petit, along with the show's cast and crew, will spend a day volunteering for the organization onsite. (more...)

Dillon Credit Union Selects IBT's i2CUBC Credit Union Branch Capture
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

When we decided to change systems, it was recommended that we take a look at IBT. Once we did we didn't look any further. The price was reasonable, the product does everything we need it to do and their customer service is incredible. It has made our work easier and faster which enables us to serve our members better. It also helps that the system enables us to easily stay federally compliant, stated Cheryl Palmer, Dillon's Member Services Director. (more...)

The London Cabaret Club Returns for Month-Long Extravaganza at The Collection, May 8-31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Following on from the glamorous brand's sold-out, three-day launch last November - which featured guest performances from celebrities including Amy Winehouse's protege, Dionne Bromfield, pop darling Eliza Doolittle and chart-topping X-Factor winner, Alexandra Burke - this ultimate social and fine-dining experience will return on the 8th to 31st May to host an array of world-class specialty acts and exquisitely choreographed dancers. (more...)

Ryann Weir and Annie Tippe's DEBUTANTE. World Premiere Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Tonight, April 24, 2014, producer Robb Nanus (Andrew Lippa's I Am Harvey Milk) announces the opening of DEBUTANTE., a new play written by Ryann Weir and created and directed by Annie Tippe. (more...)

Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Saturday, April 26, 2014
by TV Scoop - Apr 24, 2014

Get all the scoop on 48 HOURS, airing on CBS on Saturday, April 26, 2014! (more...)

Qumu Corporation Agrees to Sell Its Disc Publishing Assets to Equus Holdings Subsidiary for $23 Million
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

The transaction is subject to certain closing conditions, including Qumu shareholder approval, and is expected to close by July 31, 2014. Equus Holdings is a Minneapolis-based company that has evolved from a custom computer manufacturer to a portfolio of technology companies primarily in the IT equipment and solutions markets. Equus has been in business for 25 years and seven years ago became 100% employee-owned through an ESOP. (more...)

IT-Ready training program graduates class of 20 students
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ IT-Ready, a nonprofit program of the Creating IT Futures Foundation and Per Scholas Inc., recently graduated 20 new information technology (IT) professionals in Minneapolis / St. Paul. (more...)

GrafTech Sends Letter to Stockholders and Files Investor Presentation
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Highlights of the presentation include: (more...)

Power to the People! New Prong PWR Case Delivering World's First All-in-One Power Solution for iPhone 5/5s to Launch at Best Buy This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

The Prong PWR Case includes a detachable backup battery and integrated plugs for charging in any outlet. The backup battery is easily detachable and can be recharged without any additional accessories while the smartphone remains with the user, safe in the inner-protective bumper. No matter how much someone uses their phone, they can have power all day with the Prong PWR case and their phone never has to leave their side. The battery can be detached and plugged into any outlet to be recharged whenever needed. Once the back-up battery is charged, it quickly reconnects to the back of the case and the phone can then be recharged while on the go. (more...)

America's First Cat Cafe Now Open In New York
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Purina ONE today opened the first ever Cat Cafe in America, bringing the feline phenomenon already popular in Europe and Asia to the states. At the Cat Cafe by Purina ONE, visitors can enjoy a "cat'achino" while spending time with and learning about cats and the Purina ONE 28 Day Challenge. (more...)

IT Staff Head for the Exits Due to Work-Related Stress
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

DURHAM, N.C., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ GFI Software today announced the findings of its third annual IT Admin Stress Survey, which revealed that 79 percent of IT staff are actively considering leaving their current role due to job-related stress, despite apparent economic and staffing improvements in many businesses across the country. For the third year running, stress is contributing to job dissatisfaction among IT professionals. Despite improvements in the economy reducing budget pressures, the level of job dissatisfaction among US IT professionals has increased since 2013, when just 57 percent of those surveyed reported they were actively looking to leave their current role. (more...)

IT-Ready training program graduates class of 20 students
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ IT-Ready, a nonprofit program of the Creating IT Futures Foundation and Per Scholas Inc., recently graduated 20 new information technology (IT) professionals in Minneapolis / St. Paul. (more...)

Josh Gad to Team with Disney on Family Comedy Adventure Film
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Frozen's Josh Gad will Once again team with Disney on a new family comedy adventure film. (more...)

Bazaarvoice Reaches Settlement With DOJ in Antitrust Litigation
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas, April 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Bazaarvoice, Inc. (Nasdaq:BV) today announced that it has entered into a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice ('DOJ') that would resolve the DOJ's claims in the antitrust action challenging Bazaarvoice's 2012 acquisition of PowerReviews. In consideration of the decision issued by the Court on January 8, 2014, the parties have provided to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (the 'Court') a Stipulation and Order, including the terms of a Second Amended Proposed Final Judgment. (more...)

Informatica Reports Record First Quarter Revenues of $243.1 Million
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA), the world's number one independent provider of data integration software, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. (more...)

Baidu Announces First Quarter 2014 Results
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

BEIJING, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Baidu, Inc. (BIDU), the leading Chinese language Internet search provider, today announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014[1]. (more...)

Scoop: TWO AND A HALF MEN on CBS - Saturday, May 17, 2014
by TV Scoop - Apr 24, 2014

Get all the scoop on TWO AND A HALF MEN, airing on CBS on Saturday, May 17, 2014! (more...)

Capario Announces New Webinar with Physicians Practice on Revenue Opportunities for Providers
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

The webinar, titled Revenue Opportunities: Creating Success for Your Practice, will be held on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at noon EDT. Presented by well-known industry expert Elizabeth Woodcock, MBA, FACMPE, CPC, attendees will learn real-world strategies for managing the latest changes in reimbursement models, including: (more...)

Scoop: TWO AND A HALF MEN on CBS - Thursday, May 15, 2014
by TV Scoop - Apr 24, 2014

Get all the scoop on TWO AND A HALF MEN, airing on CBS on Thursday, May 15, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION on CBS - Wednesday, May 14, 2014
by TV Scoop - Apr 24, 2014

Get all the scoop on CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION, airing on CBS on Wednesday, May 14, 2014! (more...)

Neiman Marcus And Bergdorf Goodman Team Up with Fashion Project: A White Glove Clothing Donation Service
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Fashion Project, the premier online clothing donation service, announced a partnership with luxury stores Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman to provide a personalized charitable clothing donation service for customers who participate in the InCircle loyalty program. All members, regardless of their annual spending, can utilize the White Glove Clothing Donation service to donate gently used luxury clothing, shoes, and accessories to a charity of their choice. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes of ROCKY's Final Fight Sequence!
by Stage Tube - Apr 24, 2014

ROCKY, which opened Thursday, March 13th at the historic Winter Garden Theatre, stars Andy Karl as Rocky, Margo Seibert as Adrian (making her Broadway debut), and Terence Archie as Apollo Creed. Even the Broadway fans who have not yet made it to the Winter Garden Theatre have still heard all about the final, climactic fight sequence, and you can go behind the scenes of the epic finale below! (more...)

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, BIG FISH and More Set for The Aurora Fox's 30th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

The Aurora Fox is pleased to announce its 30th season - a Season of Storytellers. Details below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from the 2014 All-Star EASTER BONNET Competition!
by Stage Tube - Apr 24, 2014

Highlights of the 28th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition, which raised a grand total of $4,532,129 this year, included the riotous opening number starring Book of Mormon's Rory O'Malley, performances from 12 Broadway and Off Broadway companies, as well as a special presentation from the National Touring companies, and performances by the companies of After Midnight, Avenue Q, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, Disaster!, If/Then, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, Mamma Mia! Mothers and Sons, Murder for Two, Newsies and Once. Check out a look back below! (more...)

SpringCM and SteelBrick Partner to Accelerate Sales Cycles
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

CHICAGO, IL and PALO ALTO, CA - SpringCM®, the leader in Content Cloud Services, and SteelBrick, provider of easy-to-use Configure Price Quote (CPQ) apps for high-growth salesforce.com customers, today announced the delivery of an integrated application that dramatically accelerates sales cycles. By combining CPQ with document and contract management capabilities, the integrated offering tackles a broad range of sales-related activities that begin when an opportunity is opened and continues after it closes. As a result, salesforce.com customers can accelerate the CPQ and contracts lifecycle and streamline the steps that happen before the quote is generated and after the contract is signed. (more...)

The Top VoIP Fax Providers of 2014, Determined by 1010PhoneRates.com
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - The use of a fax system in day-to-day business operations is still prominent. The problem with traditional fax systems is the process itself. Faxing can be extremely slow and countless complications can occur during the process. Error messages, long waits, busy signals and more are all undesirable actions that can take place. However, VoIP faxing has changed the game. Using a VoIP Fax provider eliminates many of the pains of faxing and makes the process as simple as the push of a button. (more...)

Broadway's 'HEDWIG,' IF/THEN, CABARET, PIPPIN & More Set for STARS IN THE ALLEY Outdoor Concert, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, will take place on Wednesday, May 21st from 11:00am-12:30pm in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Ageless TOMMY TUNE Celebrates an Award-Winning Career with Delightful Café Carlyle Debut Show
by Stephen Hanks - Apr 24, 2014

I'll drink what he's drinking. Because given the youthful aura and energy 75-year-old Broadway legend and nine-time Tony Award winner Tommy Tune displayed on Tuesday during the opening night of his debut run at the Cafe Carlyle (Really? After 55 successful years in the biz?), he must be knocking back martinis from the fountain of youth. In his aptly-named new show, More Taps, Tunes and Tall Tales, the 6-foot-6 entertainer (whom Fred Astaire acknowledged at their first meeting in the early 1980s by saying 'You're one tall son of a bitch') danced, sang, and, like a seasoned raconteur, regaled his audience with anecdotes about his colorful career, doing it all with the boyish charm he must have possessed when as a kid growing up in Texas he dreamed about being on Broadway. (more...)

Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Wednesday, May 14, 2014
by TV Scoop - Apr 24, 2014

Get all the scoop on ARROW, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, May 14, 2014! (more...)

NBCUniversal to Celebrate Earth Week & Comcast Cares Day
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

In support of Comcast Cares Day, one of the country's largest days of corporate volunteerism, more than 80,000 Comcast and NBCUniversal employees and their families, friends and community partners from across the globe will volunteer in their local communities. (more...)

BWW Interview: TUTS Undergrounds' MURDER BALLAD Love Triangle Talks About the Show
by David Clarke & Kristina Nungaray - Apr 24, 2014

TUTS Underground's National Regional Premiere of MURDER BALLAD is kicking off its second and final week of performances in the Zilkha Hall at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. This rocking 80-minute one-act is leaving Houston audiences electrified and exhilarated. In celebration of the amazing performances given so far and the ones still yet to come, we sat down with MURDER BALLAD's sultry and sexy love triangle gone awry (Pat McRoberts, Lauren Molina, and Steel Burkhardt) to further discuss MURDER BALLAD. (more...)

BWW Reviews: RENT Brings La Boheme to the Funk Zone
by Maggie Yates - Apr 24, 2014

SOPA's RENT: coming to Center Stage Theater, May 23rd-24th (more...)

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