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GeckoSystems Praises SCOTUS Decision Re: Naked Shorting Stocks & States Rights
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

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Comedy Central Records to Release Joe List's Digital Album 'Are You Mad At Me?', 7/15
by TV News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Comedy Central Records announces the digital release of Joe List's ARE YOU MAD AT ME? on Friday, July 15. (more...)

Scoop: LIFE IN PIECES on CBS - Thursday, July 28, 2016
by TV Scoop - Jul 7, 2016

Get all the scoop on LIFE IN PIECES, airing on CBS on Thursday, July 28, 2016! (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - MMORPG
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 30, 2016

BWW speaks to the creators of The M.M.O.R.P.G Show ahead of their run at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL to Record Cast Album Before Swimming to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Nickelodeon and Masterworks Broadway have just announced that the Broadway-bound The SpongeBob Musical will record a cast album August 8-11 following a successful run at Broadway in Chicago's Oriental Theater. (more...)

Cast Announced for Beth Steel's LABYRINTH at Hampstead Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jul 26, 2016

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Beth Steel's LABYRINTH, a Hampstead Theatre commission. Directed by Anna Ledwich, this compelling new thriller explores the fallout from one the most catastrophic economic crises of modern history, which brought Latin America to its knees for decades. The play runs 1 September-8 October, with press night on 7 September. (more...)

Beyonce, Adele Lead 2016 MTV MUSIC VIDEO AWARD Nominations; Full List
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

MTV today announced nominations for the 2016 “MTV Video Music Awards,” with Beyoncé earning a career-best eleven nominations for videos from her cultural watershed visual album “Lemonade” and Adele earning eight nominations (more...)

BWW Review: Entertaining Comedy BREATH OF SPRING Opens New Season at Theatre 40
by Shari Barrett - Jul 25, 2016

Production teams at Theatre 40 expertly present mid-20th Century British comedy better than almost any other theater in town. So it was no surprise to find out the group decided to present the riotous BREATH OF SPRING by Peter Coke to open their 51st season, directed by Bruce Gray and produced by David Hunt Stafford, the dynamic duo production team who have brought so many great shows to their stage. Written in 1958, BREATH OF SPRING has nothing to do with the season. In fact, it is a type of silver mink highly prized among fur aficionados. And while we may have differing opinions about wearing fur, there is no doubt in the mid-20th Century that lovely fur coats, stoles and jackets were often worn not only to keep warm but to show the wearer had "made it" into high society. (more...)

Ariana Grande & More Set for 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

iHeartMedia announced today the lineup for the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival - the legendary concert event which re-writes radio history year after year through powerful and unforgettable performances, taking place on September 23 and 24 at Las Vegas' newest entertainment venue (more...)

Scoop: FRESH OFF THE BOAT on ABC - Tuesday, August 9, 2016
by TV Scoop - Jul 25, 2016

Get all the scoop on FRESH OFF THE BOAT, airing on ABC on Tuesday, August 9, 2016! (more...)

Walt Disney Records to Release PETE'S DRAGON Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, 8/12
by Movies News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Walt Disney Records is set to release PETE'S DRAGON original motion picture soundtrack on August 12, 2016. (more...)

Guardian Circle Launches Unique Personal Safety App on iOS and Android to Help Family and Friends Protect One Another
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

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Mass Notification System Market by Solution, by Application - Global Forecast and Analysis to 2021
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

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Everybody's Theater Company Presents Philly-Area Premiere of Garry Marshall's HAPPY DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Garry Marshall, Happy Days creator and Pretty Woman director, died yesterday at the age of 81. Happy Days: A New Musical, which is based on a book by Marshall, will receive its area premiere tonight by Montgomery County-based Everybody's Theater Company at Upper Dublin High School's Performing Arts Center in Fort Washington. (more...)

Music Choice & The Country Music Association Continue Partnership Through 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

The Country Music Association continues its strategic promotional partnership with Music Choice, the No. 1 Free Video On Demand Provider in the U.S, for 2016. (more...)

Scoop: MISTRESSES on ABC - Tuesday, August 2, 2016
by - Jul 18, 2016

Get all the scoop on MISTRESSES, airing on ABC on Tuesday, August 2, 2016! (more...)

Zac Brown Band Announces CASTAWAY WITH SOUTHERN GROUND
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

Zac Brown Band and Cloud 9 Adventures announce the second edition ofCastaway with Southern Ground, a four-night tropical concert vacation held at the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya on the breathtaking Mexican coastline. Not only willZac Brown Band perform two full shows over four nights, an incredible lineup of musicians will be joining the party, including Rodrigo y Gabriela, Toots & The Maytals, JJ Grey & Mofro, Drake White and the Big Fire, Margo Price, Nahko and Medicine for the People,and Muddy Magnolias. Check out the 2016 recap video for a taste of Castaway with Southern Ground here. (more...)

Josh Kelley to Appear on AUDIENCE Network This Friday
by TV News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Tune in to the AUDIENCE Network special'Josh Kelley' airing Friday, July 15, at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT (DIRECTV Ch 239/U-verse Ch 1114). (more...)

Scoop: MODERN FAMILY on ABC - Wednesday, July 27, 2016
by - Jul 11, 2016

Get all the scoop on MODERN FAMILY, airing on ABC on Wednesday, July 27, 2016! (more...)

Pride Films and Plays Names Nelson Rodriguez Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

Nelson Rodriguez, a Chicago-based actor and writer of Puerto Rican descent who has been an ensemble member of Pride Films and Plays since August 2012, has been named the company's first Artistic Director, Executive Director David Zak announced today. (more...)

Arthur Greenfield Launches THREE EYED MAN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

Arthur Greenfield, a husband, world traveler, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book, 'Three Eyed Man': a gripping and potent life story about the pursuit of happiness, social justice and financial stability. (more...)

BWW Review: Unsettling, Haunting SANS MERCI at none too fragile
by Roy Berko - Aug 8, 2016

When the lights went off to signal the ending of none too fragile's production of Johnna Adams' unsettling, haunting, thought-provoking Sans Merci, my immediate reaction was, 'Oh, please fellow audience members, don't clap!' (more...)

BWW Review: THE MATCHMAKER Is A Laughter-Filled Night Out
by Barry Lenny - Aug 8, 2016

Horace Vandergelder gets more than he bargained for when Dolly Levi finds him a wife. (more...)

BWW Review: A NEST OF SKUNKS SMELLS ALL TOO REAL FOR SOCIETY - Worth Watching at Depot Theatre
by Brodie Paparella - Aug 8, 2016

What if the lucky country's luck ran out? Australia has not in the past fifteen years that terrorism has been a key issue all around the globe experienced an act of terror on home soil. We have lost many in overseas massacres, but Australia has been a haven from bombs, shootings and kidnappings during the modern wave of terrorism, which makes it only a matter of time essentially before the events of A Nest of Skunks are likely to unfold. Adapted from Roger Vickery's short story about two Australians who have escaped a detention centre, thrust upon the mercy of a covert network of safe houses, it has translated very strongly on stage with the subtle nuance of Travis Green's direction. (more...)

Scoop: NEW GIRL on FOX - Today, August 9, 2016
by TV Scoop - Aug 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on NEW GIRL, airing on FOX on today, August 9, 2016! (more...)

BWW Review: YERMA, Young Vic, 4 August 2016
by Marianka Swain - Aug 5, 2016

Australian theatre's 'enfant terrible' Simon Stone, whose 2014 version of Ibsen's The Wild Duck at the Barbican memorably starred a live duck, has returned to take on Lorca's 1934 'tragic poem'. If some of the elemental lyricism has been lost in this updating, which trades rural Spain for contemporary London, it's a small price to pay for a raw, searing work that builds to a shattering climax. (more...)

BWW Review: KURTIS SIMMONS Rocks Rockwell Table and Stage in his LA Solo Cabaret Debut
by Don Grigware - Aug 31, 2016

On Monday August 29 actor/singer Kurtis Simmons made his solo cabaret debut at Rockwell Table and Stage to a SRO crowd of adoring fans and well-wishers. Simmons is no stranger to Los Angeles audiences, as he has appeared onstage in such popular shows as Forever Plaid and premiered his musical Hipster Sweatshop at Rockwell in the company of co-creators Kyle Puccia and Darryl Stephens, in May of this year. But, there is something special about a solo show. As good as a performer is - and Simmons is very good indeed with a phenomenal voice - there's always that question, 'Can he carry a show by himself?' The answer is a resounding 'Yes!' (more...)

BLUE OYSTER CULT Special to Air This Friday on AUDIENCE Network
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Tune in to the AUDIENCE Network concert special, 'BLUE OYSTER CULT,' airing Friday, September 2, at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT (DIRECTV Ch 239/U-verse Ch 1114). (more...)

Dr. Gregory Jantz Pens Five New Books
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

EDMONDS, Wash., Aug. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Dr. Gregory Jantz, founder of The Center A Place of HOPE in Edmonds, Washington, announced the release of his five latest books. (more...)

Beyonce Tops Winners at 2016 VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS; Full List!
by TV News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

The 2016 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS aired live last night, Sunday, August 28 at 9/8c. Beyoncé, who came into the awards earning a career-best eleven nominations for videos from her cultural watershed visual album 'Lemonade' topped the night's winners. (more...)

Brazil's Living Legend Bibi Ferreira to Return to NYC at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

This fall, Ferreira will return to Manhattan on Tuesday September 20 and Friday September 23 at Symphony Space, presenting her latest show 4 x Bibi(Four Times Bibi), a salute to four of her peers and inspirations: Edith Piaf, Amália Rodrigues, Carlos Gardel, and Frank Sinatra. (more...)

IRATION Announces Fall Tour Dates for Latest Album HOTTING UP
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Reggae-influenced alternative rock band IRATION will bring the heat to various cities throughout the U.S. this fall as they continue to support their latest album, HOTTING UP. The band recently revealed a slew of tour dates--featuring a mix of headlining shows and festival appearances--throughout September, October and November. (more...)

YOUNG THE GIANT Concert Special Airs Tonight on AUDIENCE Network
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Tune in to the AUDIENCE Network concert special 'YOUNG THE GIANT' airing Friday, August 26, at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT (DIRECTV Ch 239/U-verse Ch 1114). The indie-rock group stopped by Red Studios in Los Angeles for a concert and intimate interview with Ted Stryker. (more...)

SWITZERLAND Comes to MTC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Joanna Murray-Smith's acclaimed two-hander, Switzerland, comes to MTC with the stunning original cast of Sarah Peirse and Eamon Farren. Under the direction of newly appointed MTC Associate Director Sarah Goodes, this Sydney Theatre Company production opens at Southbank Theatre, the Sumner on Wednesday 21 September. (more...)

National Geographic Channel Announces Commemorative Programming Event to Honor 15th Anniversary of Sept. 11
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

On the 15th anniversary of Sept. 11, the National Geographic Channel will commemorate the tragic events of that fateful day, and the ongoing war that followed, with a daylong television tribute (more...)

BWW Review: BOEING BOEING Was A Popular Hit For St. Jude's Players
by Barry Lenny - Aug 25, 2016

Boeing Boeing is the English translation of a French farce by Marc Camoletti. (more...)

Catherine Plano Launches GETTING TO THE HEART OF THE MATTER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ On the 26th of July in 2011 Catherine Plano experienced her very first, very public, very debilitating Panic attack. She was on a busy commuter train in New York City, and she had to get off NOW! Since she couldn't move, the utter of debilitation, hyperventilating and trembling, Catherine's husband had to take control and soothe her as best he could as he carried her off the train, putting her on the ground while having a seizure attack, police quickly surrounding them, while waiting for the ambulance to arrive. (more...)

Investigation Discovery to Present Acclaimed Documentary SOUTHWEST OF SALEM, 10/15
by TV News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Investigation Discovery will air the world television premiere of SOUTHWEST OF SALEM: THE STORY OF THE SAN ANTONIO FOUR exclusively under its independent documentary strand films banner, ID FILMS, on Saturday, October 15 (more...)

BWW Review: THE HOW AND THE WHY Explores a Challenging Relationship Between Two Professional Women Personally Intertwined
by Shari Barrett - Aug 18, 2016

As the eighth production of Little Fish Theatre's 2016 season, THE HOW AND THE WHY written by Sarah Treem, the Emmy-nominated House of Cards writer and producer, continues through September 1, 2016 on select Wednesdays and Thursdays at 8:00pm. The production is directed by Danielle Ozymandies and features Natalie Beisner and Mary Wickliffe. This powerful foursome joins forces to create a deeply intelligent and emotional examination of what it takes to succeed in a man's world and with each other, especially after secrets between them are revealed. It's a fresh and fascinating take on two women biologists - one near the end of her career, and the other whose is just beginning. (more...)

BWW Review: GROUNDHOG DAY, Old Vic, 17 August 2016
by Marianka Swain - Aug 17, 2016

It's deja vu all over again, as the Matilda dream team reconvenes to bring the beloved Bill Murray-starring 1993 movie to stage. Serious expectations, then, but you wouldn't know it from this fearless, fleet-footed and impressively cohesive show - destined to be a smash hit because of, not despite, its glorious idiosyncrasies. (more...)

KIT KAT CLUB to Present Musical Journey Through the '30s at Roxy Regional Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Leading in to Season 34, the Roxy Regional Theatre is presenting a musical journey through the decade, cabaret style, with the new musical revue KIT KAT CLUB, August 26 - September 10. (more...)

Kit Kat Club Presents a Musical Journey Through the '30s at Roxy Regional Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Leading in to Season 34, the Roxy Regional Theatre is presenting a musical journey through the decade, cabaret style, with the new musical revue KIT KAT CLUB, August 26 - September 10. (more...)

THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Returns to NBC Sports Network 8/22
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW presented by Mini, featuring popular soccer personalities Michael Davies and Roger Bennett, returns on Monday, August 22, on NBCSN (airtime to be announced at a later date). (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL Cast Ditches Bikini Bottom for the Recording Studio!
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 12, 2016

Nickelodeon and Masterworks Broadway recently announced that the Broadway-bound The SpongeBob Musical will release a cast album following a successful run at Broadway in Chicago's Oriental Theater. (more...)

Announcing the 2016 San Francisco Olympians Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

This year the festival will debut 22 new plays by 23 local writers, 9 of whom will be contributing written work to the festival for the first time! The plays range from shorts to one-acts to full-lengths, and each one explores a different underworld legend or god from Greek or Egyptian mythology. (more...)

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST to Open Birmingham Rep's Autumn 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

A brand new production of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest launches Birmingham Repertory Theatre's exciting 2016 Autumn season. (more...)

Panic! Productions Stages Landmark Musical PARADE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

 Panic! Productions begins its 2016-2017 season with the Tony Award-winning musical,  "Parade," September 9 through 24, at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts in Thousand Oaks. With a book by acclaimed playwright Alfred Uhry ("Driving Miss Daisy") and a rousing, colorful and haunting score by Jason Robert Brown ("Songs For A New World," "The Last Five Years," "Bridges Of Madison County"), "Parade" is a moving examination of one of the darkest corners of America's history. David Daniels directs, with music direction by Ben Ginsberg, vocal direction by Marilyn Anderson, and choreography by Brance Souza. (more...)

CYPRESS HILL: Live from Austin Airing Friday, August 12, at 9:00 PM ET/PT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Tune in to the AUDIENCE Network special 'Cypress Hill: Live from Austin' airing Friday, August 12, at 9:00 PM ET/PT on DIRECTV Ch 239/U-verse Ch 1114. The electrifying rooftop performance and interview with theiconic, multi-platinum, hip-hop group was filmed live this past March in Austin, TX. Cypress Hill is currently on a worldwide tour celebrating the 25thAnniversary of the band's self-titled debut album (released August 13, 1991). (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Voices and Emotions Soar in Ogunquit's HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by Jan Nargi - Aug 1, 2016

The Ogunquit Playhouse in southern Maine has been setting the bar higher and higher with each new production under Bradford T. Kenney, artistic director. What used to be a quintessential ocean-side summer stock house now operates from May through November, often mounting New England, and occasionally national, regional premieres. Its current musical, THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, is the company's most ambitious venture yet. Adapted from the 1996 Disney animated film which was based on the classic Victor Hugo novel "Notre Dame de Paris," the Ogunquit production boasts a towering vaulted set design, a 21-member cast of Broadway veterans, and a tremendous 32-member choir. This HUNCHBACK delivers soaring vocals as big as its epic themes. (more...)

Jay Mohr to Headline Comedy Works South This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Comedian, actor, radio host and bestselling author, Jay Mohr has been performing stand-up comedy for over three decades. He will appear at Comedy Works South at the Landmark, August 4 - 6, 2016. (more...)

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