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BWW Review: BOEING BOEING Soars at Highwood Theater
by Keith Tittermary - Jan 31, 2017

Highwood Theater in Silver Spring has been providing education in a 'community-produced' environment for more than 10 years, but recently has moved into producing professional theater in their new black box theater. I applaud the work that founder and Executive Director Kevin Kearney has been doing and the organization he has created. (more...)

Lionsgate UK Strikes First Look Deal with Bonafide Films to Provide Projects for Worldwide Distribution
by Movies News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Continuing to ramp up its television operations, diversified filmed entertainment company Lionsgate UK announced today that it has entered into a first look deal with UK production outfit Bonafide Films to provide projects for world-wide distribution. (more...)

Planet Hollywood's Transformed Orlando Flagship Location Will Reopen Its Doors Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Planet Hollywood, America's preeminent restaurant destination dedicated to celebrating the entertainment industry, will open its Orlando flagship location, Planet Hollywood Observatory, today, January 30 th, 2017. Centrally located to all the nearby attractions, the restaurant overlooks the heart of Disney Springs, the dining, retail and entertainment district located at Walt Disney World Resort. Multi-million dollar renovations have transformed Planet Hollywood's iconic globe into a four-story stargazing observatory with new spaces including an outdoor terrace and lounge, a new menu and an exciting new look and feel. The 36,000-square-foot restaurant invites patrons of all ages to "Dine Amongst the Stars" with an immersive theatrical dining experience unlike anything before. (more...)

LEGENDALE, SEX WITH STRANGERS and More Set for The Human Race's 2017-18 Loft Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

The Human Race Theatre Company has introduced the lineup for its 2017-2018 Eichelberger Loft Season - a five-show collection of works that are sure to entertain as the organization begins its third decade of producing high-caliber professional theatre for Miami Valley audiences. The season, featuring one new musical and four plays, begins September 7, 2017. (more...)

Scoop: AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE on ABC - Tuesday, February 14, 2017
by - Jan 30, 2017

Get all the scoop on AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE , airing on ABC on Tuesday, February 14, 2017! (more...)

Travel Channel to Premiere New Series TRIP TESTERS, 2/6
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Professional travel writers Jason Kessler and Jeff Miller get paid to travel the world for a living. Now the duo will determine if activities at the country's most popular vacation destinations live up to the hype in Travel Channel's new series TRIP TESTERS. (more...)

BWW Review: Comedy and Clues Combine in BASKERVILLE, CATCO's Captivating Caper
by Amanda Etchison - Jan 30, 2017

Grab your deerstalker hat and get ready to put your Holmesian skills of deductive reasoning to the test at CATCO's "Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery." (more...)

BWW Review: Edward Albee's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? at Ford's Theatre
by Jenny Minich - Jan 29, 2017

Albee's characters are shockingly volatile. They curse, they drink and they revel in inflecting pain. It's funny, heartbreaking and yes, slightly familiar. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? may have debuted in 1962 but the truth it provokes still feels relevant. (more...)

Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae's New Musical EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Gets Concept Album
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

As Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae's new musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie opens at Sheffield Theatres, Wilson Way Records release a concept album of the musical with performances by John McCrea who plays Jamie, Josie Walker who plays Margaret and Gillespie Sells, with additional vocals by Sophie Ellis Bextor and Betty Boo. The album is available to buy from Sheffield Theatres and via iTunes. (more...)

Discovery & Lionsgate Announce Series Commitment for Original Scripted Viet Nam War Drama THE SUCK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Discovery Channel and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) today announced a series commitment on the original scripted project, THE SUCK, to air in 2018. (more...)

BWW Preview: Interactive A V-DAY MASSACRE Premieres with Pandemic Collective
by Chris Arneson - Feb 9, 2017

Love is pain, and there is no better way to celebrate the Hallmark holiday with a little stylized, gory, over-the-top bloodshed. Join Pandemic during the most romantic month of the year for A V-Day Massacre, an interactive and immersive cocktail party where the love-drunk guests drop like flies, and the audience is tasked with unveiling the murderer before it's curtains for everyone.' This event will be part murder mystery, part Escape Room. Performances will be at The Bakery at 2132 Market Street from February 10th to the 25th on Fridays and Saturdays starting at 8 pm, and tickets do include libations. (more...)

'Sugar, Butter, Flour' Recipe Book from WAITRESS Now Available for Pre-Order
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Fans of Waitress the musical will soon be able to 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 ) which will come out on May 23. (more...)

Bria X Certified Interoperable with Jabra USB and Bluetooth Headset Devices
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

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Breakups! Drinking! Penguins! New Gorilla Tango Series to Open with Choose-Your-Own-Drinking-Adventure Show
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Gorilla Tango Originals presents 'Party On, Chicago!: The Choose-Your-Own-Drinking-Adventure', which performs Thursdays at 9:30pm, March 2-April 20, 2017, at Gorilla Tango Theatre (1919 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago IL 60647). (more...)

BWW Reviews: VOCALOSITY An Unrivaled A Capella Concert Experience
by Trevor Durham - Feb 7, 2017

A journey of a capella, musical history, love, humor, and mind-numbing vocal talent, Vocalosity is the musical power-group you never knew you needed. (more...)

Cast & Creatives of HAMILTON, GREAT COMET, SWEAT, ANASTASIA and More Set for Drama League's 2017 UpClose Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

The Drama League has announced its 2017 UpClose and Rough Draft Series, to be held at The Drama League Theater Center (32 Avenue of the Americas) in Tribeca. (more...)

UST Global and Xperio Labs Partner to Help Internet Service Providers and Multi-Service Operators Transform Into Smart Lifestyle Providers
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

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BWW Review: WOLFGANG AMADEUS GROUNDLING - A Classic Symphony of Laughs For Your Honest Enjoyment
by Gil Kaan - Feb 6, 2017

The Groundlings' current laugh-packed Friday & Saturday night show WOLFGANG AMADEUS GROUNDLING had their sold-out house howling at their collective expertise in mining comedy gold from the most un-amusing of situations - divorce, alcoholism, being laid off, impotence, embarrassing parents. The talented Groundling members pretty much play everything straight with few punchlines, with but loads of truthfully funny circumstances. (more...)

GENDER BENDER - OH MY! Set for Alexander Upstairs This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

The Gender Bender team at Black Orchid Burlesque returns for a new show run of fabulous drag-lesque, boy-lesque and burlesque inspired variety acts, featuring a slightly naughty edge and a bit of bawdy comedy to boot. (more...)

BWW Review: Good Theater's THE MAY QUEEN Journeys from the Mundane to the Poetic
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Feb 4, 2017

Good Theater's Executive/Artistic Director Brian P. Allen has a remarkable sixth sense about choosing plays whose situations and characters resonate with originality and empathy. The latest production, Molly Smith Metzler's The May Queen, is an engaging portrait of five small town characters who all work in the local insurance agency and whose lives and paths remain interconnected because of their shared high school past. Metzler's comedy explores the surface banality of these characters, as it slowly and skillfully makes its way toward revealing some deeper poetic truths. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Theatre Tallahassee's PRIVATE LIVES Witty, Romantic Fun
by Trevor Durham - Feb 4, 2017

Davis' production of Private Lives is a romantic journey of love that delivers the wit and charm of each lover with a lot of laughs. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BODYGUARD Provides A Glitzy and Lively Evening of Whitney Houston Classics
by Rachel Weinberg - Feb 3, 2017

THE BODYGUARD, based on the eponymous film starring Whitney Houston as pop star Rachel Marron and Kevin Costner as her bodyguard Frank Farmer, has plenty of glitz and glamour to go around in its current engagement at Broadway In Chicago's Oriental Theatre. Throughout the night, lead Deborah Cox shines as Rachel in a never-ending array of glittery costumes from Tim Hatley (who also designed the set). And when Cox tears into one of Houston's classic numbers, it's also a joy. (more...)

BWW Review: Lopsided Tone in Farcical MY MAN GODFREY at Theatre Schmeater
by Amelia Reynolds - Feb 3, 2017

Something's wrong when a tertiary character with no name upstages your main character. Sometimes it can make a production more memorable, but in Theatre Schmeater's current production of 'My Man Godfrey', the nameless mediator embraced the melodrama of the production and went Over the Top deliciously. This person, Danny Herter, set the bar very high for the level of pomp and circumstance that some of the flighty aristocrats just did not match. Granted, the bulk of the cast did a good job making the characters into caricatures--Sarah Karnes' whiney Irene Bullock; Lantz Wagner as the mooching eccentric, Carlo; and Teri Lazzara's ditzy Angelica Bullock, to name a few (more on that later)--but I wish director Doug Staley pointed to Danny Herter, with his Martin Short as the Mad Hatter voice, and encouraged the less flamboyant members of the cast to peacock a bit more in this tale of scatterbrained socialites. (more...)

Smart TV and Streaming Media Device Manufacturers Look to Collaborate as Competition Intensifies
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

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First Look - Oxygen to Premiere New Docu-Comedy Series UNPROTECTED, 4/11
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Going from a life of crime to life in the suburbs proves to be the ultimate challenge in Oxygen Media's quirky new half-hour docu-comedy series UNPROTECTED, premiering Tuesday, April 11 at 9pm ET/PT. (more...)

BWW Review: MATILDA THE MUSICAL at the Eccles is Cleverly Imaginative
by Tyler Hinton - Feb 23, 2017

The national tour of MATILDA THE MUSICAL, currently playing at the new Eccles Theater, is a clever, artistic show that arouses curiosity and laughter from young and old audiences alike.  (more...)

Scale Computing's record growth sparks a move to The Union in downtown Indy
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

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BWW Review: Unspoken TAMING OF THE SHREW Speaks Colorful Volumes at Synetic Theater
by Vanessa Michaud - Feb 21, 2017

Starring and directed by award-winning Irina Tsikurishvili, Synetic Theater proves that Shakespeare's words are not the only memorable attributes of his plays with their modern, Hollywood-spoofing adaptation of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW. (more...)

'Moonlight', 'People vs. OJ' Among Winners of 2107 WRITERS GUILD AWARDS; Full List
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) announced the 2017 Writers Guild Awards winners for outstanding achievement in writing for film, television, new media, videogames, news, radio, promotional, and graphic animation (more...)

Global $3.8 Billion 4K Set-top Box (STB) Market Analysis & Trends 2016-2025 - Product (Hybrid, Satellite, IP & Cable STBs) & Technology (OTT, IPTV & DTT) - Research and M
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

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BWW Review: A Shakespearean Travesty You Must See at Dreamhouse Theatre
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Feb 20, 2017

FAITH COUNTY II is 90 minutes of lighthearted, family-friendly silliness as Mineola, Arkansas' Council for Cultural Recognition amateur production of Romeo and Juliet (more...)

BWW Review: LIANA AND BEN - A Stunning Technical Marvel
by Gil Kaan - Feb 20, 2017

Circle X Theatre Co.'s world premiere of playwright Susan Rubin's LIANA AND BEN presents one of the best technical productions I've seen in small LA theatres. Walking into the Atwater Village Theatre, more than a number of entering audience members do a double take at the optical illusion right in front of their faces. The lighting design of Dan Weingarten combined with the very basic, very clever set of set designer Alan E. Muraoka lead one to believe they're looking... (more...)

UW Drama to Stage Trippy, Physical Take on AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The University of Washington School of Drama will present William Shakespeare's As You Like It, directed by School of Drama Acting & Directing faculty member Jeffrey Frace, February 10th - 19th at the Glenn Hughes Penthouse Theatre on the University of Washington Seattle campus. (more...)

Spotlighters' THE WOMEN Opens Feb 24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

The plot centers on a 1939 group of gossipy high-society women who spend their days at the beauty salon and haunting fashion shows. The sweet, happily wedded Mary Haines finds her marriage in trouble when shop-girl Crystal Allen gets her hooks into Mary's man. Naturally, this situation becomes the hot talk among Mary's catty friends, especially the scandalmonger Sylvia Fowler, who has little room to talk.  But with a bit of guts and daring, Mary snatches her man right back from Crystal's clutches. Snappy, witty dialogue, helps send the humor Over the Top.   (more...)

BWW Review: AFTER BIRTH OF A NATION at City-Theater
by Greer Firestone - Feb 17, 2017

Co-founder and Director Michael Gray has created an admirable culture at City-Theater. The group takes risks with most every production. Well one supposes they should for their mission statement is to 'rid the planet (not just Wilmington!) of complacency, redundancy, indifference and FEAR'. (more...)

New Orleans Native Wins BIG FREEDIA'S DANCE OFF Contest
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Fuse, a multiplatform media brand reflecting the wide-ranging tastes and attitudes of the fast-growing, Latino and multicultural 18-34 audience, today announced that nineteen-year-old New Orleans native Satchel Joseph has been named the winner of “Big Freedia's Dance Off” contest, beating out five other finalists to secure a spot on Freedia's legendary shake team. Joseph's father, WGNO TV's News with a Twist anchor LBJ, shared the news today during a live broadcast. Joseph will also appear on the popular Fuse series, Big Freedia Bounces Back (formerly Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce) when it returns for a sixth season later this year. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Drew Droege and More in DIE, MOMMIE, DIE! at Celebration Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 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! opens tonight, February 17, at 8pm and performs through Sunday, March 26 at Celebration Theatre at the Lex Theatre, 6760 Lexington Ave. in Los Angeles. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Mariner xVu Now Monitoring Over 3 Billion Events Per Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

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From Universal 1440 Entertainment: Tremors 6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

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MURDER BY MARRIAGE Coming to Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, the Frederick area's only year-round producing theatre, is not only known for its Broadway-style Mainstage productions and one-of-a-kind Children's Theatre, but also for its interactive murder mysteries. (more...)

Author and Comedian Hannah Hart Signs First Look Deal with Lionsgate
by TV News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), a premier next generation global content leader, announces its first-look deal with comedic entertainer and author, Hannah Hart (Dirty 30, Camp Takota). (more...)

New Installment of Cult Franchise TREMORS 6 Now In Production
by Movies News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Intrepid creature hunter Burt Gummer and his son Travis find themselves in a remote hotbed of giant man-eating worms in the newest action-packed entry in the wildly popular Tremors franchise. (more...)

Royalty Comes to UCPAC with Tribute to the King of Pop and Prince
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

On February 25, audiences at the Union County Performing Arts Center might wonder if stepping into the theater has brought them back in time. Michael Jackson and Prince will be on stage. (more...)

Cinedigm Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2017 Financial Results
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

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BWW Review: MTW Presents a Vocally Thrilling EVITA
by Don Grigware - Feb 13, 2017

Don't cry for Eva! Tim Rice's & Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita has had a thirty-nine year international love affair with the public since it  premiered in 1978 in London and in 1979 on Broadway. The latest revival in regional theatre is currently at MTW in Long Beach. An operetta, or rock opera, with no spoken dialogue, and based on Eva Duarte Peron and husband Juan Peron of Argentina, the story documents the rise to power of a simple peasant girl to the rank - almost - of Vice-President of her country. I say almost because she became too ill to accept the nomination in 1951 and passed into immor (more...)

New Documentary ANDRE THE GIANT to Debut on HBO
by TV - On the Road - Feb 13, 2017

HBO Sports, WWE (NYSE:WWE) and the Bill Simmons Media Group will produce ANDRE THE GIANT, a documentary film examining the life and career of one of the most beloved legends in WWE history (more...)

BWW Review: THE GHOST SONATA Haunts at Classical Theatre Company
by Gary Laird - Feb 11, 2017

After two hours, plus intermission, I left the theater feeling as though I had just attended a concert superbly played by an orchestra of virtuoso performers and conducted by a maestro. (more...)

BWW Review: Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered by Met's New RUSALKA
by Richard Sasanow - Feb 10, 2017

Anyone arriving at a performance of the Met's new RUSALKA, in Mary Zimmerman's production, thinking that there's going to be an evening of Disney-type fun from this distant cousin of THE LITTLE MERMAID, will be in for a big disappointment. But for those seeking beautiful music (including one of opera's great arias), a game cast and good singing, RUSALKA, with soprano Kristine Opolais in the title role, offers a musically satisfying evening. (more...)

BWW Review: Run Away With the Circus at Fulton's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
by Marakay Rogers - Feb 10, 2017

The classic Irving Berlin musical gets a facelift and some wonderful singing at the Fulton Theatre (more...)

MK Automotive, Inc. Joins the $37 Billion Video Streaming Revolution with Acquisition of Video Content Service Provider Clikia
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

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