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A family is shipwrecked on a desert island.

Dr. Mark Skousen Shares Insights on Famed Economist Milton Friedman
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

KANSAS CITY, MO -  Milton Friedman was a renowned economist and statistician who received the Nobel Prize and put the University of Chicago's school of economics on the map. For most people, Friedman was a figure studied in the classroom. For Dr. Mark Skousen, honorary dean of Grantham University's Mark Skousen School of Business, Friedman was a friend with whom he enjoyed spirited debates on their differences in theories and viewpoints on economics.  (more...)

Country Singer Phil Vassar to Play SCERA, 8/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

It's just possible country singer Phil Vassar had Orem, Utah, in mind when he penned his chart-topping song, "Just Another Day in Paradise." And if not, he might just alter his opinion in the Utah city's favor when he performs under the stars at the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre on Monday, August 18 @ 8pm. (more...)

5th Annual United Solo Festival to Open with Joe Gulla's New Show
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

The Fifth Annual United Solo Festival held at New York City's Theatre Row smashes open with the World Premiere of actor/playwright Joe Gulla's 'FAGGY at 50'. This provocatively titled one-man show is Gulla's 'sequel of sorts' to last year's record-breaking, 'The Bronx Queen'. (more...)

Maine State Music Theatre to Present FOOTLOOSE, 8/6-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Maine State Music Theatre (MSMT)'s 2014 season is 'still rockin' with their remarkable season closing production of the high-energy dance musical, FOOTLOOSE, running August 6 - 23. (more...)

Delta Spirit Premieres New Track, 'Live On'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

“Live On,” the latest track off Delta Spirit's anticipated new album Into the Wide is streaming now at Stereogum (http://bit.ly/X9EHyU). The song, which the band teased in an album trailer video (http://youtu.be/WqcrPa83__U), serves as a preview to the upcoming record. (more...)

Isabel Rose Releases New Album TROUBLE IN PARADISE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Trouble in Paradise, the new CD from acclaimed singer Isabel Rose (www.IsabelRose.com) is a top-drawer musical event. Produced by Bob Rock (Michael Buble, Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Metallica, Cher), it will be released on September 16th by RED, a division of Sony Music Entertainment. (more...)

New Humor Book ALTITUDE ADJUSTMENT is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

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LPR to Present STRANGE & BEAUTIFUL: The Music & Art of John Lurie, 9/9-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

(Le) Poisson Rouge haso announce Strange & Beautiful: The Music & Art of John Lurie, a festival celebrating the work of genre-twisting iconoclast John Lurie. The festival will span three concerts at Le Poisson Rouge, one concert at Town Hall, a gallery exhibition in The Gallery at Le Poisson Rouge, and an exhibition at the Cavin-Morris Gallery. (more...)

CG Technology'' Releases Two New Video Poker Games
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

LAS VEGAS, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ CG Technology, a preeminent technology company, announced today that it has released 'Quick Draw Stud' and 'Improve Your Hand,' two new proprietary video poker games now available on its popular Mobile Casino platform. These unique games are available at all CG Technology partner properties in the U.S. and the Bahamas. (more...)

Kendall Schmidt and Heffron Drive Announce Debut Album, 'Happy Mistakes'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Big Time Rush Star Kendall Schmidt is proud to announce the release of his band Heffron Drive's first full-length album, “Happy Mistakes.” The album will be celebrated with an international, major-market tour kicking off August 30 at the Variety Playhouse in Atlanta, Ga., followed by a release date in early September. (more...)

FLOWER DRUM SONG Star James Shigeta Dies at 81
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Variety reports that actor James Shigeta, best known for his roles in “Die Hard” and the big screen adaptation of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Flower Drum Song, died Monday at 81. (more...)

FIRST LISTEN: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett Sing 'Anything Goes' on Upcoming 'Cheek to Cheek' Album
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Today the pair shared a first listen to the Cole Porter hit 'Anything Goes' from the Broadway musical of the same name. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Publicity Images for Broadway-Bound Musical AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Released!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

The new musical, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, will open at the Palace Theatre on April 12, 2015 following its world premiere in December, 2014 at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris. Below, check out a first look at the show's stars, Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope, in just-released publicity images! (more...)

James Shigeta, Star of FLOWER DRUM SONG Film, Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

According to Variety, Asian-American actor James Shigeta, known for his role as 'Wang Ta' in the 1961 film adaptation of the Broadway musical FLOWER DRUM SONG, died today, July 28, 2014. He was 81. (more...)

Joanne Froggatt-Led RABBIT HOLE Postpones West End Opening
by Jillian Gaier - Jul 28, 2014

A few months ago, it was announed that Joanna Froggatt, known for her role as DOWNTON ABBEY maid 'Anna,' would star as 'Becca' in the London premiere of David Lindsay-Abaire's RABBIT HOLE. The play was set to begin previews at the Vaudeville Theatre on September 11. But recently, The Stage reported that this date has been postponed due to 'scheduling issues.' Producers Creative Management and Productions, James Quaife Productions, and Celia Atkin released a statement saying 'Our production of Rabbit Hole will be postponed from the planned September opening at the Vaudeville Theatre as due to a late shift in schedules, it is unable to go ahead at this time.' (more...)

VIDEO: BBC Reveals New Trailer for DOCTOR WHO Season 8
by - Jul 28, 2014

A new teaser arrived over the weekend for the highly anticipated eighth season of DOCTOR WHO. The feature-length episode will air Saturday, August 23 at 8:00pm ET. Get a first look below! (more...)

MAMMA MIA! UK Tour to Offer Free Tickets, Dance Classes at Winter Gardens Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Would-be Dancing Queens are being given the opportunity to grab FREE show tickets and learn from the professionals in a special MAMMA MIA! dance class. (more...)

Riant Theatre Company to Present CODE OF SILENCE as Part of Strawberry Theater One-Act Festival, 8/20-31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

The Riant Theatre has announced that it will stage CODE OF SILENCE a drama Inspired by the 1997 Infamous case in the Bronx, in which a NY police officer was Indicted for using excessive force on a teen and killing him, as a featured production within the Strawberry Theater One-Act Festival, August 20th through August 31st at the Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th St. in Manhattan. (more...)

Second Season of E!'s #RICHKIDS OF BEVERLY HILLS to Premiere 8/3
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Welcome back to the famed 90210, and to new fulltime resident EJ Johnson when he relocates to Los Angeles and joins his friends in the fabuluxe zip code overflowing with sunshine, designer fashions, and plenty of plastic -- both surgical and credit card. The second season kicks off with a trip to China for the opening of an elite department store owned by Dorothy's retail mogul father. Joining Dorothy on the trip are Morgan, Brendan, Jonny, and Roxy, all growing tired of Dorothy's endless monologues about her career, her style and being financially cut-off by her parents. (more...)

Scoop: BACHELOR IN PARADISE - *Season Premiere* on ABC - Monday, August 4, 2014
by - Jul 28, 2014

Get all the scoop on BACHELOR IN PARADISE - *Season Premiere*, airing on ABC on Monday, August 4, 2014! (more...)

Lady Gaga Teases Highly Anticipated Duets Album with Tony Bennett on Instagram!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Today Lady Gaga turned to Instagram to share a photo of herself in the recording studio (more...)

Chris Noth and Fritz Weaver Join LINCOLN'S FAVORITE SHAKESPEARE Benefit Performance in MA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Acclaimed actors Chris Noth and Fritz Weaver join the cast of Lincoln's Favorite Shakespeare with John Douglas Thompson and Kathleen Chalfant. On August 14 at 4pm at the Fitzpatrick Main Stage, this noted quartet of actors are donating their performances to the event and will present scenes and soliloquies known and loved by Abraham Lincoln from the canon of Shakespeare with a reception immediately following at Chesterwood. (more...)

FOX's HELL'S KITCH Names Season 12 Winner
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

The 12th season of HELL'S KITCHEN came to an exciting close as host and Head Chef Gordon Ramsay announced Scott Commings the winner during tonight's Season Finale on FOX. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Breaks Blackpool Box Office History
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

International smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! has broken box office history with more than £2million in ticket sales in just six weeks. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-O on CBS - Friday, August 15, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 24, 2014

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-O, airing on CBS on Friday, August 15, 2014! (more...)

This Week at Bookworks Includes Gloria Drayer with Yoga for Grief, David Ryan and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

This week at Bookworks includes many events, such as Gloria Drayer with Yoga for Grief, David Ryan with The Gentle Art of Wandering, and Jennifer Jacobson reading Tarot cards. There are also events for children like the Harry Potter Book Club. For more information visit bkwrks.com/event. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/24- Kristin Chenoweth
by Stage Tube - Jul 24, 2014

Happy Birthday Kristin Chenoweth! On Broadway, Chenoweth has appeared in Steel Pier, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Epic Proportions, Funny Girl, Wicked, The Apple Tree, and Promises, Promises. Her Off-Broadway credits include The Fantasticks, Box Office of the Damned, Scapin, Strike Up the Band, A New Brain, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Candide, The Apple Tree, Stairway to Paradise, Love, Loss and What I Wore and many more. She will soon return to Broadway in On the Twentieth Century. (more...)

CaribbeanDays Announces Grand Bahama Villa Rentals
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Enjoy CaribbeanDays Grand Bahama Rentals, Additional Villas & Upcoming Promotions (more...)

The Firtash Foundations Partners with Saatchi Gallery to Promote Ukranian Culture an International Audience
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The Firtash Foundation has announced a three year patronage of the Saatchi Gallery, one of the world's most renowned contemporary art galleries. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-0 on CBS - Friday, August 8, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 22, 2014

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-0, airing on CBS on Friday, August 8, 2014! (more...)

THE SUN EXPERIMENT to Play FringeNYC, 8/13-22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

HelikonRep announced today that it will produce the world premiere of THE SUN EXPERIMENT, by NYTW Emerging Playwright of Color CATHERINE YU, at the 18th annual New York International Fringe Festival. Inspired by Shakespeare's Twelfth Nightand named for 20th century philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein's theory on the rotation of the sun, THE SUN EXPERIMENT will be directed by HelikonRep Artistic Director and Drama League Directing FellowELENA HEYMAN. The play will feature Ben Chase, Lauren Currie Lewis, and Julia Watt. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-0 on CBS - Saturday, August 2, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 22, 2014

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-0, airing on CBS on Saturday, August 2, 2014! (more...)

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Las Vegas Sands, Penn National Gaming, MGM Resorts International, Caesars Entertainment and Melco Crown Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog includethe Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS-Free Report), Penn National Gaming Inc. (Nasdaq:PENN-Free Report), MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM-Free Report), Caesars Entertainment Corp. (Nasdaq:CZR-Free Report) and Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd. (Nasdaq:MPEL-Free Report). (more...)

HISTORY to Premiere All-New Series DARK HORSE NATION, 7/29
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

DARK HORSE NATION, a new 12-episode series premiering Tuesday, July 29 at 10 p.m. on HISTORY, combines great beer, innovation and renegade entrepreneurialism as it follows the day-to-day adventures of the Dark Horse Brewing Company. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-0 on CBS - Friday, August 8, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 21, 2014

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-0, airing on CBS on Friday, August 8, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-0 on CBS - Friday, August 1, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 21, 2014

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-0, airing on CBS on Friday, August 1, 2014! (more...)

Penton's Public Infrastructure Group Adds New Features and Functionality to Govalytics
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

NEW YORK, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Penton's Public Infrastructure group today announced that new features and functionality have been added to Govalytics, an intelligence tool that offers dynamic data and analytics for city and county governments across the nation. Govalytics offers key dynamic intelligence that identifies opportunities for marketers to win local government business well in advance of the official request for proposal (RFP) process. (more...)

2014 Fire Island Dance Festival Breaks Record with $533,860 Raised for Dancers Responding to AIDS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Fire Island Dance Festival celebrated its 20th anniversary edition July 18-20, 2014, with artistry, gravity-defying movement, romance and remembrance, raising a record-shattering $533,860 for Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)


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Photo Flash: Ailey II, Complexions, MOMIX, Jerry Mitchell & More Highlight the 2014 Fire Island Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Fire Island Dance Festival celebrated its 20th anniversary edition July 18-20, 2014, with artistry, gravity-defying movement, romance and remembrance, raising a record-shattering $533,860 for Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Scroll down for photos of some of the weekend's highlighted performances and of co-hosts Jerry Mitchell and Larry Keigwin! (more...)

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Announces Single Tickets On Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Join in and celebrate this season of great music, great experience and unique warmth that is your Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra. From André Watts, who teams up with our resident, professional orchestra in the revered Hill Auditorium for an uplifting performance of Beethoven's 'Emperor' Concerto, to a resounding chords of the magnificent Mahler Symphony No. 5 with the hauntingly beautiful adagietto, this season has it all for you. Season subscriptions are also still available to experience great, live music. Reserve your seats today. Your seat is waiting. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Andi Addresses Pregnancy Rumors on THE BACHELORETTE: MEN TELL ALL
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Below, check out a sneak peek of the show in which host Chris Harrison addresses rumors that Andi is pregnant! (more...)

THE PAWNBROKER to Play FringeNYC, 8/9-21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

The Pawnbroker will perform at FringeNYC Venue #12: 64E4 UNDERGROUND - The Paradise Factory, located at 64 East 4th Street in New York City. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: THE LITTLE MERMAID IS IN FINE VOICE AT NSMT
by Jan Nargi - Jul 18, 2014

Charming performances, strong music, and inventive staging create an undersea paradise for Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID at North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly, Mass. (more...)

VIDEO: Top Two HELL'S KITCHEN Finalists Revealed; Watch Preview of Season Finale!
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Last night, two chefs moved one step closer to becoming the winner of HELL'S KITCHEN. Below, watch a preview of the exciting HELL'S KITCHEN Season Finale episode! (more...)

Lifetime Announces National Sweepstakes to Promote New Thriller THE LOTTERY
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

To promote the July 20 launch of its provocative new conspiracy thriller The Lottery (#TheLottery), Lifetime has launched a national sweepstakes through which people with a July 20 birthdate are eligible to win $10,000. (more...)

Peter Sander and Theatre Arts Japan to Present ROBINSON (TO) CRUSOE at Hudson Guild Theatre, 8/28-31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Director of Drama Desk nominated performance 'Vivien', Peter Sander collaborates with Theatre Arts Japan (Eriko Ogawa, Artistic Director), and theater company Ku Na'u Ka's music director/composer/percussionist Hiroko Tanakawa to present work of Japan's master playwright, Asaya Fujita's 'Robinson (to) Crusoe', an adaptation of D'Introna and Ravicchio's comedy, 'Robinson and Crusoe'. (more...)

New Plays IT HAS TO BE YOU, A HAPPY END and MALLORCA Set for Abingdon's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Abingdon Theatre Company -- which has produced 83 new plays in its 21-year history -- launches its 2014-2015 Season with three new plays, beginning this fall with IT HAS TO BE YOU by Drama Desk nominee Catherine Butterfield (JOINED AT THE HEAD), set to begin previews October 3, at the Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex's Dorothy Strelsin Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Drama Desk nominee Stuart Ross (ENTER LAUGHING, FOREVER PLAID) is set to direct. (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Will Land at Broadway's Palace Theatre in Spring 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Producers of the upcoming world premiere of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS have announced dates and the theatre for the Broadway run of the production. (more...)

THOSE WERE THE DAYS, FIRST DATE, SINATRA FOREVER and More Set for Broadway Palm's 2014-15 Season, On Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Broadway Palm's 2014-2015 Season includes eight main stage productions, five productions in The Off Broadway Palm, four Children's Theatre productions and six concerts. (more...)

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