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Movie Blog: When I Got in Deep With DEEP THROAT
by Stephen Hanks - Sep 3, 2013

As I read the pre-publicity and then the first reviews of the new film, Lovelace, which chronicles the disturbing story of the woman who in 1972 starred in the highest-grossing porn film of all time, it reminded me of a time in college when I really got myself in deep because of Deep Throat. (more...)

TORCH, SASS AND SWING Hits Steppenwolf's LookOut Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Torch songs, smoky clubs and great music... The 70's in Chicago was a time of amazing people and music for a fresh young face out of Minnesota.  Suzanne Petri, Bobby Schiff, Jim Cox and Robert Breuler share fantastic stories of the great Chicago clubs such as Mr. Kelly's, The London House, Chez Paree and The Happy Medium. (more...)

BRUSH STROKES to Offer Encore Performance as Part of NY THESPIS Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

Out of 65 productions in the NY THEISPIS Theater Festival, Brush Strokes, a new musical, has been selected for one of the six Encore Production.  This special showing will be next Monday, September 28th at 8:30 pm at the Hudson Guild Theater, 411 West 26th street (between 9th & 10thAvenues), NYC. The cast for the new musical is Joy Franz, Chuck Muckle and Hannah Seusy. The musical is written by Stephen Chinlund & Jim Semmelman; with music by Bert Draesel; and lyrics by Jim Semmelman.  It is directed by  Kathleen O'Neill, with set design by April Bartlet, lighting designer by  Dan Henry, and the musical director is  Kenneth Gartman.  The hit musical closed this weekend with a Sold Out show and people turned away. (more...)

VIDEO: Emma Roberts Talks 'Queen Bee' Character on SCREAM QUEENS
by - Sep 21, 2015

Actress Emma Roberts is no stranger to horror TV, having played a witch on “American Horror Story” for the past two years. (more...)

Game Plan Announces New Partnership with FirstLine Schools
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

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Andrea Mezvinsky's Comedy SAWED IN HALF to Play ACME Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Crowned America's Funniest Mom on Oprah, stand-up comedienne and actress, Andrea Mezvinsky has created a new solo play "Sawed in Half" that begs the question: 'What happens when one woman's competing roles of wife, mother, lover, and performer collide?'  (more...)

Lonny Price to Direct New Warhol/Basquiat Play 'COLLABORATION' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Staged Dreams has announced the world premiere of COLLABORATION: WARHOL & BASQUIAT, a new American play written by Tony Award nominee Calvin Levels and directed by Tony Award nominee Lonny Price. (more...)

Suzanne Petri Brings TORCH, SASS AND SWING! to Davenport's Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Chicago's acclaimed Jefferson Award nominated actress and winner of the After Dark Award for 'Outstanding Cabaret Artist' and the Chicago Cabaret Professionals Gold Coast Award, Suzanne Petri brings her brand new show, TORCH, SASS AND SWING!, to Davenport's Cabaret (1383 N Milwaukee Ave). The show runs tonight, October 28, and November 4 & 7, 2015. (more...)

Suzanne Petri to Bring TORCH, SASS AND SWING! to Davenport's This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

Chicago's acclaimed Jefferson Award nominated actress and winner of the After Dark Award for "Outstanding Cabaret Artist" and the Chicago Cabaret Professionals Gold Coast Award, Suzanne Petri brings her brand new show, TORCH, SASS AND SWING!, to Davenport's Cabaret (1383 N Milwaukee Ave). The show runs October 28, November 4 and November 7, 2015. (more...)

The Harbor Lights Theater Co Presents I HATE HAMLET 11/12-21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2010

The Harbor Lights Theater Company presents I HATE HAMLET By Paul Rudnick, Starring Mandy Bruno, Joy Franz, Jay Montgomery, Caralyn Kozlowski, Howard Kaye, and Paul Wyatt. November 12th -21st, 2010 (more...)

Lonny Price to Helm COLLABORATION: WARHOL & BASQUIAT at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Staged Dreams has announced the world premiere of COLLABORATION: WARHOL & BASQUIAT, a new American play written by Tony Award nominee, Calvin Levels and directed by Tony Award nominee, Lonny Price. The play will be presented at Here's MainStage Theatre, located in New York's SoHo district. It runs December 2 through 22, 2016. (more...)

Brooks Ashmanskas, Vincent D'Onofrio and Zoe Kazan join Ethan Hawke in New Group's CLIVE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2012

The New Group has announced that Brooks Ashmanskas, Vincent D'Onofrio and Zoe Kazan have joined the cast of Clive, up next in the company's 2012-2013 season. Written by Jonathan Marc Sherman and directed by and featuring Ethan Hawke in the title role, Clive begins a limited Off-Broadway engagement on January 17, 2013. Official Opening Night is set for Thursday, February 7 at 7:00pm. This production is slated through March 9 at The New Group at Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre / 410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Lonny Price to Direct World Premiere of COLLABORATION: WARHOL & BASQUIAT at HERE Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2016

Staged Dreams is pleased to announce the world premiere of COLLABORATION: WARHOL & BASQUIAT, a new American play written by Tony Award nominee, Calvin Levels and directed by Tony Award nominee, Lonny Price. The play will be presented at Here's MainStage Theatre, located in New York's SoHo district. It runs December 2 thru 22, 2016 (more...)

The Harbor Lights Theater Co Presents I HATE HAMLET 11/12-21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2010

The Harbor Lights Theater Company presents I HATE HAMLET By Paul Rudnick, Starring Mandy Bruno, Joy Franz, Jay Montgomery, Caralyn Kozlowski, Howard Kaye, and Paul Wyatt. November 12th -21st, 2010 (more...)

Harbor Lights Offers Mother's Day Special for DRIVING MISS DAISY, Running Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

The Harbor Lights Theater Company, led by Executive Artistic Director Tamara Jenkins, Co-Artistic Director Jay Montgomery, and Associate Producer Beth Gittleman, announces that special preparations are being made for the Mother's Day performances of Driving Miss Daisy, running today, May 9th through the 18th at the Music Hall at Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Gardens. (more...)

Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble Presents A PIECE OF MY HEART, Opening May 6
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble (CDE) concludes its 15th season dedicated to the woman's voice, and its ongoing mission of "performance with a purpose," with Shirley Lauro's A Piece of My Heart, directed by CDE fellow Victoria Alvarez-Chacon, and described by the Association of Vietnam Veterans of America as "the most enduring play on Vietnam in the nation."  A Piece of My Heart follows tells the true experiences of six women working in Vietnam during wartime. The powerful accounts of these women - five nurses and one country western singer - take place before, during and after Vietnam, and each story concludes with a personal token left at the memorial wall in Washington.  (more...)

2K Announces 'The Art of the Game' Documentary Film
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

"The financial success of interactive entertainment in recent years has propelled the medium past film in the eyes of Wall Street, yet too often games are still treated as time-wasting toys," said Matthew Davis Walker, director of The Art of the Game. "People overlook that games have tremendous impact on how we learn, communicate ideas, and convey empathy, and they do it in ways we've previously never imagined possible." (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge - SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Vincent D'Onofrio!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - May 5, 2013

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an inaugural filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent event was a two hour career conversation with Vincent D'Onofrio moderated by Broadway World's own Richard Ridge, and you can check out highlights from the discussion below! (more...)

BWW Interviews: RICHARD KLINE
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - May 21, 2015

Actor Richard Kline, best known for his role in the classic sitcom, Three's Company, will return to performing in Connecticut at the Westport Country Playhouse's upcoming production of And A Nightingale Sang. Kline has never performed at the Playhouse, but he has ties to Connecticut. (more...)

A LITTLE TOUCH OF COWARD IN THE NIGHT Comes to the Met Room, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

SuzBo Entertainment Inc. presents 'A Little Touch of Coward in the Night', the Words and Music of NOËL COWARD. Starring Suzanne Petri and John Eskola with director Bob Breuler and musical director Bob Moreen. (more...)

Debbie Ruzicka Will Star in Chicago's Premiere of THE RADIANT, Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Set one hundred years ago in Paris, The Radiant centers on the true, tempestuous, and love-torn life of Madame Marie Sklodowska Curie. Widowed at thirty-nine, with two young children to raise and support, she becomes involved in a scandalous affair with her young married assistant, an affair which rocks Paris and nearly costs her her career - and her life. But, she survives this and the great bias against women scientists throughout Europe then and goes on to discover and isolate radium, earn two Nobel Prizes, and revolutionize the world of science forever, ushering in "The Atomic Age" and the first cure for cancer. (more...)

HLTC to Open Fifth Season with DRIVING MISS DAISY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

The Harbor Lights Theater Company, led by Executive Artistic Director Tamara Jenkins, Co-Artistic Director Jay Montgomery, and Associate Producer Beth Gittleman, announces its fifth season as Staten Island's first and only Professional Equity theater company with the American classic Driving Miss Daisy. (more...)

THE RADIANT to Debut at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 2/21-3/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2013

Marie Curie, the only person, male or female, to win a Nobel Prize in two different scientific fields, a woman who discovered two elements, polonium and radium, and a woman whose personal life was rocked by tragedy and scandal, is the subject of Shirley Lauro's New York premiere drama, The Radiant, beginning previews Thursday, February 21, at 8:00pm for an opening Saturday, February 23, at 8:00pm at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 East 14th Street. (more...)

Vincent D'Onofrio Joins Cast of JURASSIC WORLD
by Movies News Desk - Mar 2, 2014

Directed by SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED's Colin Trevorrow, JURASSIC WORLD also stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard. Original JURASSIC PARK director Steven Spielberg will produce. (more...)

Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble Presents A PIECE OF MY HEART, Opening May 6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2016

Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble (CDE) concludes its 15th season dedicated to the woman's voice, and its ongoing mission of "performance with a purpose," with Shirley Lauro's A Piece of My Heart, directed by CDE fellow Victoria Alvarez-Chacon, and described by the Association of Vietnam Veterans of America as "the most enduring play on Vietnam in the nation."  A Piece of My Heart follows tells the true experiences of six women working in Vietnam during wartime. The powerful accounts of these women - five nurses and one country western singer - take place before, during and after Vietnam, and each story concludes with a personal token left at the memorial wall in Washington.  (more...)

HLTC to Open Fifth Season with DRIVING MISS DAISY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

The Harbor Lights Theater Company, led by Executive Artistic Director Tamara Jenkins, Co-Artistic Director Jay Montgomery, and Associate Producer Beth Gittleman, announces its fifth season as Staten Island's first and only Professional Equity theater company with the American classic Driving Miss Daisy. (more...)

Suzanne Petri to Star in Two-Night Tribute to Sir Noel Coward at Davenport's, 6/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2013

Chicago's acclaimed Jefferson Award nominated actress and winner of the After Dark Award for "Outstanding Cabaret Artist" and the Chicago Cabaret Professionals Gold Coast Award,Suzanne Petri brings " A Little Touch of Coward in the Night" to Davenport's, 1383 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago on Wednesday and Thursday June 26th and 27th at 8pm. There is a $20 cover charge with a two-drink minimum. Due to the high demand for this limited remount, reservations are recommended by calling 773-278-1830 or online www.DavenportsPianoBar.com. (more...)

Suzanne Petri Stars in Two-Night Tribute to Sir Noel Coward at Davenport's, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2013

Chicago's acclaimed Jefferson Award nominated actress and winner of the After Dark Award for 'Outstanding Cabaret Artist' and the Chicago Cabaret Professionals Gold Coast Award, Suzanne Petri brings ' A Little Touch of Coward in the Night' to Davenport's, 1383 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago tonight and Thursday June 26th and 27th at 8pm. (more...)

A LITTLE TOUCH OF COWARD IN THE NIGHT Comes to the Met Room Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2014

SuzBo Entertainment Inc. presents 'A Little Touch of Coward in the Night', the Words and Music of NOËL COWARD. Starring Suzanne Petri and John Eskola with director Bob Breuler and musical director Bob Moreen. (more...)

Baton Rouge Community College Selects Process Director To Automate Business Processes
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2013

BP Logix, a developer of BPM software that accelerates time-to-value, today announced that Baton Rouge Community College, the leading two-year institution in its region, has selected Process Director to update and streamline its business processes. Process Director is being used for automating processes within Human Resources and IT initially, with the expectation that other departments will then implement their own electronic forms and workflows. The community college's initial processes are expected to go live by the end of August. (more...)

Mission Forsaken: The University of Phoenix Affair with Wall Street
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2013

As John D. Murphy writes in his seminal new book Mission Forsaken: The University of Phoenix Affair with Wall Street (www.missionforsaken.us) : 'The high-profile success of the University of Phoenix is both admired and reviled, but the real story lies in the Herculean struggle to create, refine, and institutionalize cutting edge and enduring educational innovations to serve working adult learners, and the diligence of the hard political will necessary to protect and defend those efforts.' (more...)

Broadway Legend Joy Franz Completes Cast of TIM REALBUTO: ALONE (WITH PLENTY OF HELP), 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Broadway legend Joy Franz, who starred in the original and revival companies of Into the Woods on Broadway, is the final cast member to join Tim Realbuto's July 24th star-studded 54 Below show entitled Tim Realbuto: Alone (With Plenty of Help). Throughout the evening, each guest star will play a different person in Tim's life. Franz will play Tim's mother. (more...)

Ethan Hawke, Brooks Ashmanskas, and More Set for CLIVE Off-Broadway; Full Company Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2013

The New Group announced today the world premiere of Clive, written by Jonathan Marc Sherman and directed by and featuring Ethan Hawke in the title role. (more...)

HID Global Increases Campus Safety and Security at Academy of Art University in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

“Meeting our twin needs for both security and scalability required that we upgrade to an access control system based on an open architecture that could support multiple card technologies and future enhancements,” said Mike Petricca, campus safety director with the Academy of Art University. “HID Global's iCLASS SE platform has made our campus more safe and secure, while enabling cardholders to do more than just open doors with their ID cards, including making purchases using the university's debit program for meals and cashless vending, and gaining access to athletic events.” (more...)

Judith Ivey to Star in Long Wharf Theatre's CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2013

Tony Award-winner Judith Ivey, known for her critically acclaimed work in Long Wharf Theatre's productions of The Glass Menagerie and Shirley Valentine, will star in Curse of the Starving Class, by Sam Shepard, directed by Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein. (more...)

CLIVE, Starring Ethan Hawke, Begins Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2013

The New Group presents the world premiere of Clive, written by Jonathan Marc Sherman and directed by and featuring Ethan Hawke in the title role. This production features Brooks Ashmanskas, Vincent D'Onofrio, Stephanie Janssen, Mahira Kakkar, Zoe Kazan, Aaron Krohn, Dana Lyn and Jonathan Marc Sherman, with Music and Sound Sculptures by GAINES. Clive plays a limited Off-Broadway engagement January 17 through March 9 at The New Group at Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre / 410 West 42nd Street). Official Opening Night is Thursday, February 7 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Brooks Ashmanskas, Vincent D'Onofrio and Zoe Kazan Join Ethan Hawke in New Group's CLIVE, Now thru 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2013

The New Group has announced that Brooks Ashmanskas, Vincent D'Onofrio and Zoe Kazan have joined the cast of Clive, up next in the company's 2012-2013 season. Written by Jonathan Marc Sherman and directed by and featuring Ethan Hawke in the title role, Clive's official Opening Night is set for tonight, February 7 at 7:00pm. This production is slated through March 9 at The New Group at Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre / 410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

THE RADIANT to Debut at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 2/21-3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2013

Marie Curie, the only person, male or female, to win a Nobel Prize in two different scientific fields, a woman who discovered two elements, polonium and radium, and a woman whose personal life was rocked by tragedy and scandal, is the subject of Shirley Lauro's New York premiere drama, The Radiant, beginning previews Thursday, February 21, at 8:00pm for an opening Saturday, February 23, at 8:00pm at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 East 14th Street. (more...)

THE RADIANT Debuts at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, Now thru 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2013

Marie Curie, the only person, male or female, to win a Nobel Prize in two different scientific fields, a woman who discovered two elements, polonium and radium, and a woman whose personal life was rocked by tragedy and scandal, is the subject of Shirley Lauro's New York premiere drama, The Radiant, beginning previews tonight, February 21, at 8:00pm for an opening Saturday, February 23, at 8:00pm at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 East 14th Street. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Judith Ivey and More in Long Wharf Theatre's CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2013

Tony Award-winner Judith Ivey, known for her critically acclaimed work in Long Wharf Theatre's productions of The Glass Menagerie and Shirley Valentine, stars in Curse of the Starving Class, by Sam Shepard, directed by Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein. The show takes place now through March 10, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Genesis Presents Chicago Premiere of THE RADIANT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

???????Set one hundred years ago in Paris, The Radiant centers on the true, tempestuous, and love-torn life of Madame Marie Curie. Widowed at thirty-nine, with two young children to raise and support, she becomes involved in a scandalous affair with her young married assistant, an affair which rocks Paris and nearly costs her her career - and her life. (more...)

Judith Ivey Stars in Long Wharf Theatre's CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS, Now thru 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2013

Tony Award-winner Judith Ivey, known for her critically acclaimed work in Long Wharf Theatre's productions of The Glass Menagerie and Shirley Valentine, will star in Curse of the Starving Class, by Sam Shepard, directed by Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein. (more...)

Cartoonist Patrick McDonnell's Experience at New York City Animal...
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

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Lonny Price to Direct New Warhol/Basquiat Play 'COLLABORATION' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Staged Dreams has announced the world premiere of COLLABORATION: WARHOL & BASQUIAT, a new American play written by Tony Award nominee Calvin Levels and directed by Tony Award nominee Lonny Price. (more...)

Lonny Price to Helm COLLABORATION: WARHOL & BASQUIAT at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Staged Dreams has announced the world premiere of COLLABORATION: WARHOL & BASQUIAT, a new American play written by Tony Award nominee, Calvin Levels and directed by Tony Award nominee, Lonny Price. The play will be presented at Here's MainStage Theatre, located in New York's SoHo district. It runs December 2 through 22, 2016. (more...)

eSurface Technologies Signs Licensing Agreement with Utah Valley University
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

The signed technology licensing agreement allows UVU to utilize eSurface's patented technology for development and education purposes within their College of Technology & Computing. The agreement, valued at $400,000, also allows UVU to publish white papers on work generated from the use of the technology and receive the commercial rights in respect to any enhancements to the intellectual property by UVU. As part of the agreement, eSurface will also work in conjunction with UVU to locate an eSurface Technologies office in the "Silicon Slopes" area of Utah. (more...)

LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Finds Full Broadway Company for Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Full casting has been announced for the Donmar Warehouse production of Christopher Hampton's Les Liaisons Dangereuses, starring Tony Award winners Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber, directed by the Donmar's Artistic Director Josie Rourke. (more...)

Andrea Mezvinsky's Comedy SAWED IN HALF to Play ACME Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Crowned America's Funniest Mom on Oprah, stand-up comedienne and actress, Andrea Mezvinsky has created a new solo play "Sawed in Half" that begs the question: 'What happens when one woman's competing roles of wife, mother, lover, and performer collide?'  (more...)

New Musical BRUSH STROKES Set for NY THEISPIS Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Brush Strokes is a new musical that has been selected for the NY THEISPIS Theater Festival. Performances are at the Hudson Guild Theater, 411 West 26th street (between 9th & 10th Avenues), NYC. The cast for the new musical us Joy Franz, Chuck Muckle and Hanah Seusy. The musical is written by Stephen Chinlund & Jim Semmelman; with music by Bert Draesel; and lyrics by Jim Semmelman. It is directed by Kathleen O'Neill, with set design by April Bartlet, lighting designer by Dan Henry, and the musical director is Kenneth Gartman. (more...)

Harbor Lights Theater Offers Mother's Day Special for DRIVING MISS DAISY, Running 5/9-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Harbor Lights Theater Company, led by Executive Artistic Director Tamara Jenkins, Co-Artistic Director Jay Montgomery, and Associate Producer Beth Gittleman, announces that special preparations are being made for the Mother's Day performances of Driving Miss Daisy, running May 9th through the 18th at the Music Hall at Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Gardens. (more...)

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