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Katie Goodman To Hold Women's Improv Retreat at Chico 1/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Join 'Broad Comedy' & 'Spontaneous Combustibles' actress and teacher, Katie Goodman for this women's weekend retreat at Chico Hotsprings, January 21 - 22. The workshop will use improv, in Goodman's words, "to enable participants to learn self-trust, release themselves from judgment, take-risks and accept challenges, practice being present, and be flexible and open to change. The comedy improv exercises teach us to surrender to the moment, ridicule perfectionism, stay in beginner's mind, listen to our intuition, move with the flow and give up the goal." The retreat promises that all of what will be experienced in this workshop can be easily applied to our daily lives.  (more...)

Mixed Blood Presents Bilingual Production CORAZON ETERNO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Inspired by the works of Nobel Prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Love in the Time of Cholera), playwright Caridad Svich has created a poetic, romantic adventure of love ignited, denied, rekindled, rejected, and renewed; of love pragmatic and impossible, temporal and eternal; and ultimately of love transforming the human experience. (more...)

Joel Grey, Sheldon Harnick, Tovah Feldshuh, David Hyde Pierce and More Set for First-Ever New York Reading of Elie Weisel's NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

On Sunday, January 29, 2017, the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust joins with the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene to honor the memory of Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel, who died on July 2, 2016, by presenting a community reading of his landmark memoir NIGHT, which tells of his experience in German concentration camps with his father during the Holocaust. (more...)

PICTURE INCOMPLETE to Play Return Season at Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Through storytelling and song, PICTURE INCOMPLETE sketches out the portrait of a man's life as he celebrates a rather unusual birthday on which an eviction notice arrives advising him to vacate his apartment. (more...)

Four Clowns Presents JACKSON-LAFITTE: A VAUDEVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Through song, dance, and pie fights, and everything you'd come to expect from a Vaudeville show, discover the unlikely alliance between General Andrew Jackson and gentleman pirate Jean Lafitte that helped sink the British at the Battle of New Orleans. (more...)

Julian Cribb Releases 'Surviving the 21st Century'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

If human civilization is to survive the ten great threats now bearing down upon it, it will demand a concerted effort by all the world's great religions and belief systems, a leading science writer says. (more...)

FilmRise Releases True Crime Documentary SOUTHWEST OF SALEM on Digital on Demand
by Movies News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

FilmRise today releases the critically-acclaimed true crime documentary, SOUTHWEST OF SALEM: The Story of the San Antonio Four,” on Digital on Demand, DVD and Blu-ray. (more...)

Caine Casket Channels '90s Nostalgia in Video For Single 'Bil•lows'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

New Jersey-native Caine Casket has released the official video to his atmospheric single “Bil•lows” ahead of his forthcoming EP, “NineNights”. (more...)

BWW Blog: Cheyenne Dalton - The Best Thing About Being a Theatre Major
by Guest Blogger: Cheyenne Dalton - Jan 9, 2017

I bet you think I'll say "built in friends" or "fun classes" or "hanging out in the green room" or "doing shows," and while all of those things are great and mostly true, none of those things are the best thing about being a theatre major. (more...)

LG Electronics Earns 'Best of the Best' CES 2017 Honors for LG SIGNATURE Series W7 'Wallpaper' TV
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2017

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BWW Review: Life and WHAT WE WANTED at the Clurman Theatre
by Kristen Morale - Jan 7, 2017

Written by David Harms and directed by Drew Foster (in association with Skyhook Productions LLC) for its current run at the Clurman Theatre (NY's Theatre Row), What We Wanted is truly one of the most intriguing plays I have ever seen performed. After a few moments' adjustment in understanding exactly what is happening, followed by a brief evaluation of whether the family scene before us is acceptable or slightly unsettling, the characters simply become people whose lives are unraveled before the audience to reveal bare, confused human beings affected by the absurdity of life, just as everyone is. (more...)

New Photo Documentary is Released, THE OBAMA LEGACY: A WE WRITE OF THE GREATEST AMERICAN PRESIDENCY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Like many of his friends, Walt Goodridge fears the American media won't be fair or balanced when recognizing and documenting the historical significance and long-term impact of Barack Obama's two-terms as president. Goodridge, however, did something about it, and has crowdfunded and published a unique 'photo documentary' entitled The Obama Legacy: A We-Write of the Greatest American Presidency. 'After eight years, much of what people now feel about the Obama presidency isn't the result of an objective assessment of his accomplishments,' explains Goodridge, founder of the Obama Legacy We-Write Book Project. 'It's media spin in a country that, historically, has fallen short when it comes to humanizing men and women of color and glorifying their achievements. Internationally, Obama is recognized as one of the great statesmen-with poise, grace, and intelligence unmatched in modern American politics. Domestically, he's had major successes that have been overlooked or under-reported for various reasons. As his term ends, we can't allow pundits, politicians or Hollywood producers to determine how we and our children remember this particular presidency. We need to take pre-emptive action to reclaim and control the dialogue.' To those who claim disappointment with Obama's presidency, Goodridge, in the book's introduction, reminds them that despite previous presidents all having the power to do soand despite conspired obstruction that began on the night of his electionObama passed the first health care reform in the nation's history, advocated gay marriage rights, made equal pay for women the law, appointed multiple female supreme court justices, welcomed gays to the military and improved US-Cuba and US-Japan relations. He oversaw the demise of Osama Bin Laden, Iraq troop withdrawal and voted against the Keystone Pipeline, and quite notably, commuted 1,324 harsh sentencesmore than the previous 11 presidents combined. Goodridge offers these achievements as examples of what he calls 'real progress'-legislation and actions that counter the existing effects of this nation's foundation of white supremacy, institutionalized racism, fanatic nationalism, male sexism, religious extremism and corporate capitalism, thateven in light of the negatives (drone strikes, deportations, corporate wrist slaps) endure as hallmarks of one of the nation's greatest presidencies. Goodridge hopes the book will appeal to younger readers as well and includes 'legacy rhymes' of key milestones. Accompanying the iconic photo of Obama's first official act, he writes 'The first act that Obama signed / Was January 29, 2009 / And now in Lilly's name we say / With equal work comes equal pay.' 'Imagine your child knowing not only when 'Columbus sailed the ocean blue,' but also when the nation's first African American president signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act!' he opines. According to Goodridge, 'We've been witness to a great President whose legacy will ultimately be recognized as unmatched in US history, but you can't tune in to the six o'clock news to hear those words. We have to say them Ourselves and to our children. The proof is in the public record. Don't wait for the media re-write, make this a history WE write!' The Obama Legacy: A We-Write of the Greatest American Presidency is a full color, 150-page, 365-photo record of Obama's bill signings, town halls, tv appearances, news conferences, state of the union addresses, presidential firsts, groundbreaking nominations, baby whispering, and international trips and rockstar reception abroad in bold, photographs and behind the scenes commentary starting with 2007's 'Obamania' phenomenon. (more...)

Proper Hijinx to Present Stefany Cambra's One-Woman Show 'BIG ENOUGH'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

With New Year's Resolutions comes a promise to become better versions of Ourselves. (more...)

LA Artist morgxn Announces Debut EP & Premieres 'Hard Pill to Swallow'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Today, Los Angeles artist morgxn reveals a third track “hard pill to swallow” leading up to the fast approaching inauguration date. The singer songwriter premiered the track exclusively via Billboard HERE (more...)

BWW Interview: Katie LaMark is Maureen for This Generation's RENT Tour
by E.H. Reiter - Jan 6, 2017

Katie LaMark is one of the new generation of this shows cast as they travel the country on the tour. Playing Maureen, Katie gets to being this outrageous activist and performance artist to life performing in this revival, from January 10th - 15th at the San Diego Civic Theatre. (more...)

Ubiquity Global Services Announces Corey Besaw As Innovation Head
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

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BWW Review: JERSEY BOYS at Overture Center Surprises
by Scott Rawson - Jan 5, 2017

I thought, 'Big Whoop'. I never had any desire to see this show. First, it's Frankie Valli, how tough could his life really be, big star, where's the conflict? Secondly, and more importantly, I know this music. I certainly did not want to see it performed in the classical musical theater operatic style. I could be in for a very long night. (more...)

'America Abandoned: The Secret Velvet Coup That Cost Us Our Democracy' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Jan. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ In her prescient, eye-opening new book America Abandoned: The Secret Velvet Coup That Cost Us Our Democracy (pub. date 9-26-16), author and political activist Jill Cody minced no words by writing that if a billionaire ever became president the Velvet Coup would be accomplished. It happened weeks later. (more...)

BWW Weighs In: The Easiest Approach To Get On (Or Back On) The Fitness Wagon
by Mark Fisher Fitness - Jan 16, 2017

It's pretty common for those pursuing a life of health and hotness to fall off the wagon from time to time. After all, modern times ask a lot of all of us. It's hard enough just balancing our family, social, and professional obligations. Carving out time for self care can easily fall by the wayside. (more...)

Santos Associates Accountants Dispels Tax Myths
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

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Bruised Sky Productions Presents VILLAIN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Suddenly you've got someone who's other, not a person not someone who is there in front of you and you would try to reason with or help. Suddenly it's OK to unleash all the darkness all the horrible things people have deep in the back of their mind that should stay there… (more...)

BWW Interview: Embracing the Face to Face: A Conversation with Mad Horse Theatre's Christine Louise Marshall
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Jan 16, 2017

'It's so wonderful to hear a playwright's voice and think 'I have never heard that said in that way. It's a lovely thing!' The Artistic Director of South Portland's Mad Horse Theatre Company is talking about the theatre's upcoming Maine premiere of Jennifer Haley's dark and riveting drama, The Nether, which opens Thursday, January 19, 2017. Marshall, who has also directed the play and created the props and costumes, is undaunted by the disturbing themes of Jennifer Haley's sci-fi thriller which raises provocative moral issues, because she says, ' Despite the gravity of the situations it deals with, it is a beautiful piece that I find absolutely bewitching.' (more...)

Photo Flash: GREAT COMET Pens a Love Letter, WICKED Strikes a Sensible Pose, and More Saturday Intermission Pics!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! Today's edition features carefully crafted (and hopefully not unfaithful...) love letters at Great Comet, a couple of sensible, gentlemanly photos from Wicked both near and on the road, and some impressive artwork shared between elders! Plus check in with never to be forgotten regional talent! (more...)

After-School Classes in Acting Unveiled as part of Asheville's Professional Children's Theatre's 5th Milestone Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Asheville Creative Arts (ACA), Asheville's professional children's theatre has unveiled new educational initiatives, and will offer 2 After-School Theatre Classes led by Instructor Katie Jones. 6 Thursday Evenings from Feb 9- March 16, 2017. (more...)

Jasmin Vardimon's PINOCCHIO Returns After Critical Acclaim
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

On the back of a tranche of rave reviews for its autumn tour and Sadler's Wells run, award winning choreographer Jasmin Vardimon's adaptation of the classic fairy tale, Pinocchio returns to the road in the spring of 2017.  (more...)

Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Company of Fools to Take Part in THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

On Thursday, January 19 at 5:30 p.m., the Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Company of Fools will join theatre and arts organizations across the nation to participate in The Ghostlight Project - an informal sharing of light and celebration of the arts. The public is invited to participate in this free event, which will be held in front of the Liberty Theatre on Main Street in Hailey. (more...)

The Catastrophic Theatre to Present TREVOR by Nick Jones Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Catastrophic Theatre presents Trevor by Nick Jones, running February 10th - March 4th, 2017 at The MATCH, 3400 Main Street, with performances on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Roaring Twenties Roll Into Orlando Shakespeare Theater this Spring with their Production of THE GREAT GATSBY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF presents F. Scott Fitzgerald's literary masterpiece, The Great Gatsby from February 8 - March 26, 2017 in the Margeson Theater. Adapted for stage by Simon Levy, The Great Gatsby will play in repertory with William Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost (February 22 - March 24, 2017). Tickets to both productions are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

San Jose Stage Co Presents Pulitzer Prize-winning DISGRACED
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

San Jose Stage Company presents Pulitzer Prize winning Drama Disgraced as part of its culturally diverse 34th season.    (more...)

Tonya Pinkins to Direct VISIONARY VOICES at American Bard Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

American Bard Theater Company presents Visionary Voices, three poignant, tantalizing plays by two pioneering women playwrights, exploring gender roles, race, and death in America's early twentieth century. (more...)

History Presents THE OBAMA YEARS - A NINE-PART ORAL HISTORY
by TV News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

HISTORY has today launched THE OBAMA YEARS - A NINE-PART ORAL HISTORY. This is an incredible compilation of commentary from President Barack Obama and 23 members of his administration. (more...)

CityRep Brings Back DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN in Time for Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

CityRep brings back the longest running one-man play in Broadway history, DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN. A sold out smash when we presented the Oklahoma premiere, we are happy to once again present this hilariously insightful play about the ways men and women relate.  (more...)

Digital Theatre Releases Frantic Assembly's THINGS I KNOW TO BE TRUE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Digital Theatre is thrilled to announce the capture of Frantic Assembly and State Theatre Company South Australia's (STCSA) acclaimed production, Things I Know To Be True by Andrew Bovell. (more...)

BWW Interview: Julia Hoffmann Is Swinging Across The Country in ONCE
by Christopher Castanho - Jan 12, 2017

Julia Hoffmann is currently swinging her way across the United States in the national tour of 'Once' understudying Girl, Ex-Girlfriend, and Reza. Based on the Academy Award-winning film, the Tony Award-winning musical 'Once' shares the story of how music not only composes melodies but also love between different people from around the globe. With an incredible score by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova and book by Enda Walsh, audiences have been falling (slowly) in love with this beautiful and honest production since its first performance on Broadway in 2012. (more...)

Amphibian Stage Productions Announces Cast and Creative Team for NORTHSIDE HOLLOW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Amphibian Stage Productions announces the cast and creative team for its first main stage play of the 2017 season, Northside Hollow by Jonathan Fielding and Brenda Withers. Starring Jim Jorgensen and Jordan Sobel, the play runs Friday, February 10 through Sunday, March 5 at the Berlene T. and Jarrell R. Milburn Theatre at Amphibian Stage Productions. Supporting artists include Stephanie Cleghorn Jasso and Jake Nice.  (more...)

UC Irvine Drama Presents a Dystopic Visioning of Shakespeare's Roman War Tale CORIOLANUS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama presents its first offering of 2017, Shakespeare's classic military tragedy based on the life of legendary Roman leader Caius Marcius Coriolanus. (more...)

THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY Announces New Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

With Mischief Theatre's production of The Play That Goes Wrong soon to open on Broadway, today the company announces the new cast for its critically acclaimed smash (and grab) hit play The Comedy About A Bank Robbery. (more...)

Best-Selling Author and TED Speaker to Keynote Converge 2017...
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

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Santa Cruz Shakespeare Hits Fundraising Goal for New Outdoor Home
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Santa Cruz Shakespeare has announced that it has completed its fundraising goal of $1.37 million for its new outdoor home in DeLaveaga Park: the Audrey Stanley Grove. The Grove's construction was funded with pledges and one-time donations from over 950 households in the Santa Cruz community and beyond. (more...)

THE BIG FAMILY QUIZ THING to Test Family Smarts at Symphony Space
by BroadwayWorld JR - Jan 11, 2017

Just Kidding at Symphony Space is proud to present once again The Big Family Quiz Thing, a fast-moving, interactive live quiz game for adults and their children (ages 8 and up) on Sunday, January 22, at 2 p.m. (more...)

Staffing 360 Solutions Announces Financial Results for Fiscal Q2 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

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Chef Spotlight: Jonathan Schnipper of SCHNIPPERS in NYC
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 11, 2017

Jonathan Schnipper of Schnippers in New York City is in our 'Chef Spotlight.' (more...)

Incisive Media Renews Partnership with Global MarTech Provider Adestra
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

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Spectrum Dance Presents Critique Of Racial Profiling, SHOT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

In a time when black people fear for their lives when in proximity to those who are empowered to protect them, Spectrum Dance Theater announces their world premiere contemporary dance production, SHOT. The evening-length devised dance and theater performance is the first of their three-part season, AMERICAN - Identity, Race, Or Culture?, where socially relevant themes are stripped from the headlines to be questioned and carefully considered live on stage. (more...)

Children's Museum of Manhattan Announces Opening of 'Hello From Japan' Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Back by popular demand, the Children's Museum of Manhattan's Hello from Japan! exhibit is returning to the Children's Museum (212 West 83rd Street) beginning Jan. 20 through May 14, 2017. (more...)

Everyday Life-Tracking App Helps You Improve Your Life
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

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Vemanti Group Announces Recent Corporate Developments
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

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EVITA, GOOD MONSTERS Claim Top Honors at Midwinter's First Night
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 10, 2017

Studio Tenn and Tennessee Performing Arts Center's joint venture to produce Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita in Nashville resulted in the production claiming the top prize as "Outstanding Musical of The Year" at Sunday's Midwinter's First Night event at The Larry Keeton Theatre. Nashville Repertory Theatre's production of Nate Eppler's original play Good Monsters took the title of "Outstanding Play of The Year" in the annual ceremony that dates back to its origins in 1989. (more...)

Red Theater Presents a World Premiere Musical Inspired by BEOWULF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Red Theater Chicago continues its fifth season with a new two-person musical inspired by characters in the epic poem Beowulf. (more...)

Lari White Celebrates 25 Years of Music with 'Old Friends, New Love'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Grammy® Award-winning vocalist, movie (Cast Away) and Broadway actress, published author, hit songwriter and history-making record producer, Lari White, is marking 25 years as a recording artist as she prepares to release an all-new double-disc EP (more...)

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