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Scoop: COOKING CHANNEL - February 2017 Highlights
by TV Scoop - Jan 9, 2017

Get all the scoop on COOKING CHANNEL - February 2017 Highlights (more...)

Groundbreaking Anime 'Ghost In The Shell' Returning to Theaters For Limited Engagement
by Movies News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The 'Ghost in the Shell' franchise has been entertaining audiences for more than 25 years and this February, Lionsgate and Funimation Films are partnering together to bring the 1995, groundbreaking anime film back to theaters for a two-day limited theatrical engagement. (more...)

GUYS AND DOLLS, THE ODD COUPLE, and More Head Up Rivertown Theaters 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2017

Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts announced a diverse lineup of productions for the 2017-2018 season tonight at their annual party and fundraiser showcasing musical performances from next season's shows. (more...)

CNBC to Premiere New Season of AMERICAN GREED, 1/21
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Season 11 of AMERICAN GREED begins 1/21/17 and consists of 20 new 60-minute episodes. The new episodes will air on Saturdays at 10p and 1a ET. All programming subject to change. (more...)

ViXS Systems Partners with MaxLinear, Morega Systems and GIEC on New 'EasyOTA' Dual Streaming Solution
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017


Just in Time for The Phoenix Open: THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

A tribute from Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor, Moon Over Buffalo) to the great English farces of the 1930s and 1940s, THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY takes audiences on a hilarious romp which pulls the rug out from underneath the stuffy denizens of a private country club. (more...)

Tru Optik Launches OTT Marketing Cloud at CES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017


Travel Channel's 'The Trip: 2017' Fifth Annual Sweepstakes Kicks Off Today
by TV News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Travel Channel kicks off its fifth annual sweepstakes and network event,'The Trip: 2017,' which features a $100,000 dream adventure giveaway. (more...)

Kravis Center Kicks Off February 2017 with BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL and 28 Days of Major Concerts & Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts continues its star-packed 25th anniversary season in February 2017 with 30 amazing productions and events, including one of the biggest hits now running on Broadway, three international orchestras, a couple of impressive symphonies, two legendary dance companies and incredible line-up of musical headliners and a truly memorable NIGHT OF STARS. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 12/27/2016 - 1/3/2017
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Hottest Articles on 12/27/2016 - 1/3/2017. (more...)

BWW Review: THE ODD COUPLE Leads Off the Next 50 Years at Chaffin's Barn
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 15, 2017

Nashville's historic and iconic Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre - now led by Norma Luther, the gracious and charming new owner - launches its second half century on the venerated chow and bow circuit with a sparkling new revival of Neil Simon's equally historic and iconic The Odd Couple, now onstage through February 12. Directed by longtime artistic director and the doyenne of Music City theater, Martha Wilkinson, this iteration of Simon's hilarious play about two mismatched friends who attempt to navigate the waters of post-divorce life together is performed by a stellar cast of local actors who breathe new life into their characters and somehow manage to give audiences a fresh perspective on the enduring comedy. (more...)

Perfect Sense Announces $22M Round of Funding from Carrick Capital Partners
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017


The Flaming Lips' New Album 'Oczy Mlody' Released Today via Warner Bros. Records
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

THE FLAMING LIPS new studio album - OCZY MLODY - is released today on Warner Bros. Records. (more...)

BWW Preview: Baconfest Returns to ZEPPELIN HALL in Jersey City 1/19 to 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Metropolitan Area's largest biergarten, Zeppelin Hall in Jersey City, will host its 5th Annual BaconFest from January 19th to February 12th. (more...)

Animated Film BUNYAN & BABA Released Exclusively for FREE Today on Google Play
by TV News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Today, Google Play released the feature-length animated family film BUNYAN & BABA today in the US and Canada. (more...)

DoubleVerify Announces Integration with YouTube
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017


Photo Flash: Maltz Jupiter Theatre Presents THE PRODUCERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre has just the solution for you this season with the hit Broadway blockbuster The Producers, set to take the Theatre by storm January 10 through 29. (more...)

Easy and Gemalto improve quality of mobile services in Brazil
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017


BWW Review: BRAINS, Theatre N16
by Gary Naylor - Jan 12, 2017

Gary Naylor sees a show that generates laughs and shows potential, but doesn't make the most of the setup before the punchline arrives too soon. (more...)

BWW Review: Cute but Uninspired FINDING NEVERLAND at Paramount
by Jay Irwin - Jan 11, 2017

Lord, save us from pop songwriters who think they can write musical theater. Sure, some transition successfully but this would not be the case for Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy who have given us the completely unmemorable "Finding Neverland", currently playing at the Paramount Theatre. And if the lackluster music weren't enough, the show is also weighed down by a book from James Graham and direction from Diane Paulus who it seems had no idea what story they wanted to tell as there seemed to be two distinct shows happening and neither of them were very good. (more...)

Celebration Theatre and JohnMichael Beck Present DIE, MOMMY, DIE!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Celebration Theatre and JohnMichael Beck present the second show in its 2016-2017 season, under the artistic direction of Michael Matthews & Michael A. Shepperd, Drew Droege starring in DIE, MOMMIE, DIE! by Charles Busch and directed by Ryan Bergmann.  DIE, MOMMIE, DIE! will begin previews on Friday, February 10 at 8pm; will open on Friday, February 17 at 8pm and perform throughSunday, March 26 at Celebration Theatre @ the Lex Theatre, 6760 Lexington Ave. in Los Angeles. (more...)

BWW Review: Scena Theatre's SOMEONE IS GOING TO COME is Paranoid and Provocative
by Barbara Johnson - Jan 11, 2017

Robert McNamara directs three Scena Theatre veterans in the Washington-area premiere of SOMEONE IS GOING TO COME, Norwegian writer Jon Fosse's absurdist exploration of magnified paranoia. Thanks to excellent acting and attention to detail, the experience is tense, at times grating, and interesting to witness. (more...)

Oxygen Sets Hearts Afire This Valentine's Day with Two Series Premieres
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Oxygen Media sets hearts afire this Valentine's Day when BAD GIRLS CLUB: EAST MEETS WEST” launches Tuesday, February 14 at 8PM ET/PT, followed by the series premiere of THE BATTLE OF THE EX-BESTIES at 9pm ET/PT. (more...)

TLC's SAY YES TO THE PROM Partners with Macy's to Make Dreams Come True
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

TLC's SAY YES TO THE PROM initiative is back, and is kicking off prom season alongside its first-ever premier retail partner Macy's to make prom dreams come true for nearly 1,000 underserved and academically high-achieving students across the country this year. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017


ICT Opens 32nd Season with Crowd-Pleasing Musical FOREVER PLAID
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

What better way to start the new year than with a goofy, charming musical escape? Forever Plaid by Stuart Ross, one of the most popular and successful off-Broadway musicals in history, opens February 17 at International City Theatre. Two low-priced previews take place on Feb. 15 and 16. (more...)

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...)

Marina's Menu: EXPLORE CUISINE Gluten-Free Green Bean and Pasta Casserole
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 1, 2017

Try this Green Bean and Pasta Casserole that uses Explore Cuisine. It is gluten free, healthy and delicious. (more...)

BWW Feature: Our Favorite Moments of 2016
by Kyle Christopher West - Dec 31, 2016

By all accounts, 2016 has been quite the rollercoaster ride. Fortunately for DFW audiences, the local theatre community and many of the touring productions delivered nothing short of a stellar year, setting quite a high bar for upcoming performances. As we say goodbye to another December, we'd like to look back on a handful of memories that stood out among the long list of Playbills we've gathered. And like raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, these live theatre moments will be remembered as a few of our favorite things. We present this list in no particular order, and without awards or titles bestowed upon those listed. To everyone who contributed to the DFW theatre community in 2016, we thank you for sharing your time and talents with us. (more...)

Best of Utah Theater in 2016: Salt Lake City BWW Reviewer's Favorite Shows
by Tyler Hinton - Dec 30, 2016

Tyler Hinton's Picks: 1. NEWSIES at the Capitol Theatre, 2. AN INSPECTOR CALLS at Pioneer Theatre Company, 3. A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at Utah Repertory Theater Company, 4. THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at Pioneer Theatre Company, 5. THE PIRATE QUEEN at Hale Centre Theatre, Honorable Mentions: BEAUTIFUL at the Eccles Theater, JANE EYRE at Hale Center Theater Orem, (more...)

WILL & GRACE Stars Pay Tribute to Sitcom 'Mom' Debbie Reynolds
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 29, 2016

Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds, who passed away yesterday afternoon, was a frequent guest star on NBC's long-running comedy WILL & GRACE. The actress portrayed Bobbi Adler, the outspoken, over-the-top mother of Grace Adler, played by Debra Messing. (more...)

Darko Tresnjak's Island-Set COMEDY OF ERRORS Finds Full Cast, Creative Team at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the creative team and cast - a lively ensemble of actors, singers, dancers, musicians and acrobats - for William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, a musical extravaganza directed by Tresnjak and choreographed by Peggy Hickey. The show plays January 12 to February 12. (more...)

BWW Review: 16 for 2016 - The Best Shows and Performances of the Year in the Tampa-St. Petersburg Area
by Peter Nason - Dec 27, 2016

We surely needed theatre as a tonic for the horrors that defined 2016; here are the best of the best shows in the Bay Area. (more...)

BWW Review: ELF - THE MUSICAL Jingles into OC's Segerstrom Center
by Michael L. Quintos - Dec 26, 2016

Upon learning that part of Segerstrom Center for the Arts' holiday programming this season was to finally bring a national tour production of ELF - THE MUSICAL---the 2010 Broadway stage musical adaptation of the popular Will Ferrell holiday movie---to its stage, I was pretty ecstatic. For the most part, ELF---which performs at SCFTA through January 1, 2017---delivers enjoyable laughs sprinkled here and there throughout its two acts, and even offers up a non-equity cast equipped with lovely singing voices. But while ELF - THE MUSICAL is certainly festive and has lots of smile-inducing moments, overall, I felt the presented production felt surprisingly subdued. While, sure, it had plenty of genuinely funny and heart-warming moments, many aspects of the NETworks Presentations production needed to be much more over-the-top, manic, and downright silly. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY! at the Mesa Arts Center, Jan 6 - 22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 25, 2016

A tribute from Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor, Moon Over Buffalo) to the great English farces of the 1930s and 1940s, THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY takes audiences on a hilarious romp which pulls the rug out from underneath the stuffy denizens of a private country club. Filled with mistaken identities, slamming doors, and over-the-top romantic shenanigans, it's a furiously paced comedy that recalls the Marx Brothers' classics. (more...)

The Ultra Showgirls Return to San Francisco 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

After it's recent sold out run in San Francisco, the cult hit drag rock musical comedy Above and Beyond the Valley of the Ultra Showgirls returns for a command performance at Oasis, as part of the 16th annual SF Sketchfest.  Written & Directed by D'Arcy Drollinger (Shit & Champagne, Disastrous!, Mr. Irresistible), Ultra Showgirls opens January 26th with a mini-stadium rock spectacular, complete with a five piece live band. (more...)

BWW Review: Gloriously Sung TITANIC is a Must-See at Signature Theatre
by Jennifer Perry - Dec 22, 2016

All told, this is a fantastic production and definitely one of my favorites of the 200+ shows I saw in 2016 - whether in the DC Metro Area, New York, or anywhere else. (more...)

Mohu Launches Untangle.TV To Solve Cord Cutting Puzzle for Consumers
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016


BWW Review: AN IRISH CAROL Serves Up a Pint at Keegan Theatre
by Keith Tittermary - Dec 20, 2016

Adapting Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is somewhat of a requirement for established theatre companies. There are many versions of the tale from musicals, CGI movies, radio plays, and irreverent comedies. Playwright (and Keegan Theatre Company Member) Matthew Keenan adds his version to the litany of adaptations and does so with a delightful spin in An Irish Carol. (more...)

THE PRODUCERS Takes the Maltz Jupiter Theatre Stage in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

So you wanna be a producer? (more...)

Hit Series FAST N' LOUD Returns to Discovery Channel with All-New Episodes, 1/16
by TV News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Motor Monday is taking 2017 by storm when Motor Masterminds Richard Rawlings, Aaron Kaufman and the entire Gas Monkey Garage crew return with new builds and new episodes of FAST N' LOUD on Monday, January 16 at 9pm ET/PT on Discovery. (more...)

Global Leader In Enabling OTT, Opera TV, Acquired By Moore Fr'res & Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016


Celebrate Christmas Italian Style with I Giullari di Piazza's LA CANTATA DEI PASTORI
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

You don't have to be Italian to love this unique, fast-paced, riotous holiday play, first published in 1698 and still performed in the streets of Naples and environs.   Come back in time to Southern Italy with ALESSANDRA BELLONI and I GIULLARI DI PIAZZA, the renowned Italian music/theater/dance company, when they present their traditional Southern Italian 'La Cantata dei Pastori,' (The Shepherd's Cantata) a musical family holiday delight, at Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue (between 9th & 10th Streets).  Performances December 21 & 22at 8 PM.    (more...)

truTV Announces Winter Premiere Dates for IMPRACTICAL JOKERS & More
by TV News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

After the holidays are over and the presents are opened, truTV kicks off the new year with new episodes and new seasons of some fan-favorite series! (more...)

Episode Descriptions Revealed for Smithsonian Channel's THE REAL MAD MEN OF ADVERTISING
by TV News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

THE REAL MAD MEN OF ADVERTISING premieres Sunday, January 8th at 9 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: TARA TREMENDOUS Musical to Debut at 54 Below; Cast Album in the Works!
by BroadwayWorld JR - Dec 19, 2016

Monkees lead singer Micky Dolenz and Matilda The Musical's MiMi Ryder have joined the cast of award-winning writer Stewart St John's Tara Tremendous The Musical, based on Wonkybot Studios' #1 iTunes Kids & Family podcast The Secret Diaries of Tara Tremendous. The one-night, family friendly show will debut at Feinstein's/54 Below in New York on March 28th at 7PM. (more...)

Final Weekend of SCROOGE IN ROUGE at MET's Black Box
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Don't miss out on this season opener! (more...)

BWW Review: Remarkable FINDING NEVERLAND at The FOX
by Chris Gibson - Dec 16, 2016

If you're looking for spectacular entertainment that fills you with wonder then look no further; FINDING NEVERLAND is the show for you. This would be a very good show based solely on the book (James Graham) and music (music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy) that it features, but it goes far beyond that in conjuring up an absolutely remarkable theatrical experience. Based on THE MAN WHO WAS PETER PAN, by Allan Knee, as well as the eponymous motion picture, this is a marvelously cast, tune-filled excursion into the imagination of J.M. Barrie. It's really a must-see show, so catch it while you can! (more...)

CounterPath Closes Private Placement
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016


Smithsonian Channel to Premiere New Series THE REAL MAD MEN OF ADVERTISING, 1/8
by TV News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

A new Smithsonian Channel four-part series provides an inside look into the men and women who re-invented the advertising industry from post-WWII America through the 1980s. (more...)

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