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Franklin Stage Company Announces Leadership Transition and 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

The Franklin Stage Company, Delaware County's renowned classical summer theater, announces the departure of longtime Executive Artistic Director, Carmela Marner.  Ms. Marner, whose parents, Gene and Carole Marner, were among the original founders of FSC in 1997, notified supporters of her decision in a recent letter: 'It has been my great honor to steer FSC and fulfill its dual mission to provide innovative professional theater and to restore and maintain our extraordinary home, Chapel Hall.' (more...)

CBS Corporation And CBS Affiliate Board Announce New Wide-Ranging Agreement
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017


Humphry Slocombe Creates Limited Edition 'Tim Tam Slam' PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Ice Cream Flavor
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

For those who are fans of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, ice cream, Australia, over-the-top flamboyant costumes and gay musical theatre - do we have a new ice cream flavor for you! (more...)

Cloud OSS BSS Market by Type, Solution, Service, Deployment, End-User Type, and Region - Global Forecast to 2022
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017


BWW Review: 1,600 Words About Why You Should Go See SPAMALOT At Studio Tenn
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 8, 2017

Whether it's seeing Matt Logan as King Arthur galumphing around onstage, as if astride a horse with Garris Wimmer not far behind providing the necessary sound effects with two halves of one empty coconut shell, or watching Jake Speck, as a feckless wannabe Knight of the Round Table, crap his pants anytime he hears a threatening sound or encounters the menacing Black Knight (or anyone else who might say 'boo' to the goose who is Sir Robin), or any other manner of zany characters who find themselves right smack in the middle of the most ridiculous of situations - Monty Python's Spamalot, now in an altogether splendid production from Studio Tenn, will supply you with plenty of laughs and/or the fodder to keep you amusingly sated until the next time you need a good guffaw or two. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

By popular demand an additional show has been added for the hottest dance show on TV, Dancing with Stars Live!, at DPAC on Sunday July 2 at 5pm.  This is in addition to their 8:30pm performance on Sunday July 2, 2017. (more...)

Bergen County Players Announce Open Auditions for SPAMALOT
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2017

Bergen County Players of Oradell, winner of NJACT's 2015 Community Theatre of the Year award, will hold open auditions for Monty Python's SPAMALOT, the outrageous Tony Award-winning Broadway musical comedy lovingly ripped off from the motion picture 'Monty Python & the Holy Grail.' Book and lyrics by Monty Python alum, Eric Idle, a musical score by John Du Prez and Eric Idle, and direction by Jacqueline McElroy-Poquette. (more...)

BWW Review: I Got Bit by Talent at This LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by David Edward Perry - May 6, 2017

Spain Park High School Theater delivers a killer performance of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. (more...)

Industry News Confirms Clikia Subscription-Based Streaming Service on Solid Footing
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017


San Francisco's Gay Men's Chorus presents THE GAY KITCHEN SINK
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Today, San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus (SFGMC) and Dr. Timothy Seelig, Artistic Director, announced the summer concert for Season 39: Community, featuring three performances of The Gay Kitchen Sink, running June 16-17 at the Nourse Theater (275 Hayes Street, San Francisco 94102). Performances are Friday, June 16 at 8 p.m., and Saturday, June 17 at 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets range in price from $25-65 and are available now on or by calling City Box Office at (415) 392-4400.  (more...)

Scoop: THE GOLDBERGS on ABC - Today, May 3, 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GOLDBERGS, airing on ABC today, May 3, 2017! (more...)

Scripps brings local news to Amazon Alexa
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017


Revolutionary 911 System from NGA911 Dramatically Overhauls Outdated 40-Year-Old 911 Technology with Minimal Capital Investment
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017


Dr. Willie Parker Joins Lady Parts Justice League to Destroy Abortion Myths
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

In their latest hilarious video release, “MythCrashers,” the Lady Parts Justice League (LPJL) continues their mission of combining humor with advocacy to shut down the alternative facts being used to create dangerous laws around birth control and abortion. (more...)

PeerLogix Announces Official Worldwide Over-the-Top Viewership Results for the Month of April 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017


OTT Video Service Providers in the Middle East Harness the Power of Mobile Video Content to Redefine Television Viewership
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017


Videology Reports 6x Increase in the Number of Connected TV Campaigns in Two Years; Advanced TV Spend Continues to Grow
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017


Christina Pazsitzky and Ralphie May Available in Comedy Works Studio Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Christina is available in Comedy Works Downtown in Larimer Square studio Thursday June 1 & Friday June 2. Ralphie May is available in Comedy Works South at the Landmark studio Thursday June 1. (more...)

ONSTAGE in Bedford Set to Host the Regional Premiere of DISASTER!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

ONSTAGE in Bedford presents one of the most exciting theatrical events of the 2017 season, the regional premiere of the musical Disaster! by Seth Rudetsky Jack Plotnick, based on a concept by Rudetsky and Drew Geraci, with additional material by Geraci. (more...)

BWW Review: NY OperaFest Shows COQ and BUTTERFLY as Works that Don't Go Away - They Get DayGlo-ed and Deconconstructed
by Richard Sasanow - May 26, 2017

There's lots going on in the world of opera in New York City, as shown by the gamut of offerings under the umbrella of the ongoing New York OperaFest, co-organized by the New York Opera Alliance and Opera America. In the last week, the New Opera NYC gave us a cockeyed look at Rimsky-Korsakov's LE COQ D'OR (THE GOLDEN COCKEREL), while Heartbeat Opera took an ax to Puccini, and gave us a 'Madama'-less BUTTERFLY. (more...)

El Dusty to Release New Single 'Kanto Negro' Today on Aftercluv
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Electro-Cumbia pioneer El Dusty spent countless hours digging through cumbia tracks released in the 60's and 70's from the Colombian label Discos Fuentes looking for samples. (more...)

THE 39 STEPS, VIOLET and More Set for Actors Co-op's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Actors Co-Op (Ovation Winner 2014 Best Production of a Musical (Intimate Theatre) has announced its 26th Season of shows! Opening with Patrick Barlow's great piece of theatrical fun, based on the mystery thriller revised as a farce THE 39 STEPS; followed by the beloved Kaufman and Hart comedy classic THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER. In 2018 we will take A WALK IN THE WOODS by Lee Blessing; followed by Robert Bolts' 'must see' historical drama A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS; the 2017 - 2018 Season closes with the multi-award winning powerhouse musical VIOLET, book and lyrics Brian Crawley, music by Jeanine Tesori. (more...)

BWW Review: AN OCTOROON, Orange Tree Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - May 25, 2017

An Octoroon is a person who has one-eighth black heritage. In 1850s Louisiana, that meant they are automatically unclean and, ultimately, a slave. Branden Jacobs-Jenkins radically reimagines Dion Boucicault's 1859 play based upon a tragic and rather melodramatic love story between white plantation owner George and his uncle's illegitimate daughter Zoe. Entwined in this is the apparent financial ruin of the plantation, which leads to a series of racially motivated violent events. (more...)

by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

Theories of their origin range from colliding stars, to alien beacons created by an advanced civilization. SPACE'S DEEPEST SECRETS: STRANGE SIGNALS FROM ALIEN WORLDS premieres Tuesday, June 6 at 9pm ET/PT on Science Channel. (more...)

Former Giant and Mirror Ball Champ Rashad Jennings to Join DANCING WITH THE STARS Tour at MPAC
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

'Dancing with the Stars' Season 24 winner and NFL running back Rashad Jennings will join his partner, Emma Slater, this summer in 'Dancing with the Stars: Live! - Hot Summer Nights.' Dancing with the Stars, TV's hottest dance show, returns to Mayo Performing Arts Center for two performances, Sunday-Monday, June 18-19 at 8 pm. (more...)

WONDER WOMAN Voted 'Most-Anticipated' Summer Movie in New Fandango Survey
by Movies News Desk - May 24, 2017

Fandango, the nation's leading digital network for all things movies, today revealed the results of its 2017 Summer Movies survey Fandango's largest moviegoer survey ever in which WONDER WOMAN was selected by film fans as the season's most anticipated blockbuster. (more...)

Bake Jenna's Recipes with an Excerpt from WAITRESS' Sugar, Butter, Flour!
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Fans of Waitress the musical can now bake the delicious pies that the show's leading character Jenna Hunterson makes for Joe's Diner with the publication of Sugar, Butter, Flour: The Waitress Pie Cookbook, Recipes from the Files of Jenna Hunterson (Pam Krauss Books, a division of Penguin Random House). (more...)

Bellydance Evolution to Present FANTASM - ODYSSEY OF DREAMS at the Ford
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

As part of the 2017 Summer Season at the fully refurbished Ford Theatres, Bellydance Evolution presents the Los Angeles debut of Fantasm - Odyssey of Dreams at the outdoor amphitheatre on Friday, July 21, 2017 at 8:30pm. (more...)

Rashad Jennings Joins DANCING WITH THE STARS LIVE Tour; Full Schedule Announced
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

DANCING WITH THE STARS Season 24 winner and NFL running back Rashad Jennings will join his partner, Emma Slater, this summer in “Dancing with the Stars: Live! - Hot Summer Nights.” (more...)

BWW Review: Cumberland County Playhouse's Magnificent MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 22, 2017

Ross Griffin's dramatically flamboyant portrayal of Jerry Lee Lewis in Cumberland County Playhouse's magnificent production of the Tony Award-winning Million Dollar Quartet would be reason enough to buy a ticket to see the fast-moving, tune-filled salute to one of music's most legendary nights that didn't end up with some star dying in a plane crash or surviving a car wreck. (more...)

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Steve Feeney - May 22, 2017

The Ogunquit Playhouse opens its 85th season on a romantic Greek island. (more...)

BWW Review: OUR TOWN visits the past at The Armory
by Scott Rawson - May 22, 2017

    Grover's Corners is of course the backdrop to the romance of George Gibbs (Jon Churchwell) and Emily Webb (Amanda Rodriquez). With minimal set to interfere with the actor's ability to carry the story the play moves along initially at a refreshing small-town pace. (more...)

BWW Review: Ned Averill-Snell Stands Out in Jobsite Theater's Fine Production of Israel Horovitz's GLOUCESTER BLUE
by Peter Nason - May 22, 2017

Averill-Snell's performance is dizzying in its brilliant unpredictability. The show is, too. (more...)

The Butterfly Club Presents Improv Cabaret FULLY MADE UP
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2017

In an off-broadway cabaret bar in NYC, INSERT NAME has performed on stage with the likes of INSERT IMPRESSIVE LIST OF FAMOUS PEOPLE. Her heartbreaking story of INSERT STORY has led her from INSERT PLACE to OTHER PLACE, leading her to ultimately experience EMOTION. (more...)

BWW Review: FREEWAY DREAMS at the Brickhouse Theatre is a Slow and Bumpy Ride
by George Brietigam - May 20, 2017

This piece works much better as something you would see drunk in a bar in the 90s (more...)

DANCE FOR LIFE 2017 Companies Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The 26th annual Dance for Life Chicago will exemplify Chicago's versatile and virtuoso dance community with the eight companies that are performing August 19 at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University. Chicago Dancers United (CDU), which mobilizes Chicago's dance community by raising funds through dance, presents this annual benefit performance, which is preceded by a gala reception at the Hilton Chicago. (more...)

BWW Review: Lots of Heart and Laughs at American Stage in the Park's HAIRSPRAY
by Peter Nason - May 2, 2017

Allyson Pace brilliantly inhabits the role of Tracy Turnblad in this sure-footed, fun, energetic production of the iconic musical. (more...)

MK Automotive's Cord-Cutting, Video Streaming Service Clikia Achieves Month One User Milestone
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017


Nielsen's Social Content Ratings Expands To Offer Breakout Of Owned And Organic Social TV Activity
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017


Dancing with the Stars and Toto Come to MPAC This June
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Dancing with the Stars, TV's hottest dance show, returns to Mayo Performing Arts Center for two performances, Sunday-Monday, June 18-19 at 8 pm. Tickets are $59-$119. (more...)

Kaltura Partners with Streamlyzer to add Enhanced Real-time Data-Driven Intelligence to its TV Platform
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017


ABC Unveils 2017-18 Primetime Schedule ft. LITTLE MERMAID LIVE!, DWTS Jr. & More
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2017

ABC continues its commitment to distinctive storytelling with the announcement of its 2017-18 slate of programming. Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment, will unveil the network's new lineup to the advertising and media communities this afternoon at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall in New York City. (more...)

Genius Brands International, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2017 Financial Results and Business Update
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017


CRY HAVOC!, THE PRICE and More Set for Franklin Stage Company's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Franklin Stage Company has announced its 21st Season in the historic Chapel Hall. Audiences are in for a summer of exciting, professional, admission-free theater! (more...)

by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - May 14, 2017

TMI - LIVE RADIO SHOW OF DECADE'S PAST DEBUTS at Urban Phoenix to laughter, groans, and more laugher. (more...)

BWW Review: GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL! at Tarrant Actors Regional Theatre
by Jared West - May 14, 2017

Gutenberg. Without Johannes Gutenberg and his invention of the printing press, life would be very different in our world. We wouldn't have widely distributed books. Most of us wouldn't know how to read or write. And, tragically, we wouldn't have this wildly ridiculous, often inappropriate and hilarious show, GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL! being produced by Tarrant Actors Regional Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: Angels in England, or rather ACT 1's NOISES OFF
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 13, 2017

Make no mistake about it, Michael Frayn's Noises Off, is a rollicking, hilarious roller coaster ride of mirth and merriment – the quintessential British farce, replete with slamming doors, mistaken identities, sexual escapades and all the other necessary ingredients needed to create a memorable night at the theater. In the hands of director Bradley Moore and his uncommonly nimble crew of actors, it's as fun as ever, but we've come to the conclusion that perhaps we have reached critical mass in regard to Noises Off and that local theater companies might hold off on new productions of the show for, say, a decade or so. (more...)

BWW Review: You Can't Stop the Beat at Golden West College's HAIRSPRAY
by Erica Garcia - May 11, 2017

Golden West College brings to life a vibrant production of Hairspray for their Spring 2017 Musical. (more...)

VIDEO: You're Invited! Watch First Look at MTV's MY SUPER SWEET 16
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2017

Sweet 16s, debuts, masquerade balls -- Don't miss the premiere of MY SUPER SWEET 16 on Sunday, May 14th at 7/6c! Get a sneak peek below! (more...)

FXX Greenlights Adult Animated Comedy the Untitled MARVEL'S DEADPOOL Series
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2017

FXX has placed a series order with Marvel Television and FX Productions for the untitled Marvel's Deadpool series, an animated adult action-comedy TV series adaptation of the hit Marvel character Deadpool (more...)

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