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BWW Review: FINI DANCE FESTIVAL Parties La Via Italiana
by Juan Michael Porter II - Jul 26, 2016

Though it was hot and muggy on the evening of July 24th, 2016, the jam-packed audience at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center was grinning agog like newly minted parents infatuated with their brood. The cause: a troupe of adorable bambine from Staten Island Ballet performing Ellen Tharp's "Tarantella". Though only one of these girls was delivering the movement nel modo Italiano, they were all so lively with their tambourine strikes and hops that even the most curmudgeonly of audience members applauded with gusto. (more...)

TV Executive Justin Rosenblatt to Head Original Programming and Development for Pop
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Fan-fueled entertainment network Pop, a joint venture of CBS and Lionsgate, announced today that it has named Justin Rosenblatt to be its Executive Vice President of Original Programming and Development. (more...)

Charlie Rohrbaugh Releases 'It's A Bear... And It's Coming...'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Charlie Rohrbaugh, a husband, hunting and fishing enthusiast, family-man, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'It's A Bear... And It's Coming...': a gripping and potent work about animals, survival, fear and success. (more...)

Patricia Muth Releases A TITLE IN THE MAKING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Patricia Muth, a proven leader who proved many times over that women can be successful in male-dominated fields, has completed her new book 'A Title in the Making: Perot Movement Laid the Foundation to Take Back America. Where Do We Go From Here?': a fascinating portrait of the reception of the American people to a new and thrilling kind of political message. (more...)

Beth Noel Shares LITTLE ME TOO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Beth Noel, a dedicated author, has completed her new book, 'Little Me Too': a heart-warming picture book in which a young rabbit enjoys the gift of playing outdoors with his siblings and best friend. (more...)

Cabrillo Music Theatre Announces Staff & Board Additions for 2016/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

After a relaunch of the company, Cabrillo Music Theatre's Board of Directors proudly announces new staff and board leadership, and a relaunched 2016-2017 season of shows.   The new season features three Cabrillo shows, all in the 1800-seat Kavli Theatre, with two Cabrillo debuts and one classic favorite not seen in nearly 15 years.  All of Cabrillo's productions are locally produced, auditioned and rehearsed in Southern California, and performed exclusively at the Bank of America Performing Arts Center at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. (more...)

Netflix to Present Steve Aoki Documentary I'LL SLEEP WHEN I'M DEAD, 8/19
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

The original documentary I'LL SLEEP WHEN I'M DEAD THE LOUD LIFE OF STEVE AOKI, available exclusively on Netflix August 19th. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS & More Included in Broadway in Miami 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Broadway Across America - Miami and Florida Theatrical Association in partnership with the Adrienne Arsht Center of Miami-Dade County present the 2016 / 2017 Broadway In Miami season featuring: (more...)

Freddie Fox and Richard Madden to Share Lead in Kenneth Branagh's ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company today announced that Freddie Fox will be joining the company of Romeo and Juliet, sharing the role of Romeo with Richard Madden. This is to allow Richard Madden sufficient time for his injured ankle to continue to heal and because his doctors have prescribed rest between performances. (more...)

'Two and A Half Men's Angus T. Jones Joins Justin Combs' TONITE
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

TONITE, the newly minted Los Angeles-based full service multi-media, event production and promotion company, has tapped award-winning actor Angus T. Jones (“Two and a Half Men”) as President, Entertainment. (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Thom Southerland On Reviving Rodgers and Hammerstein's ALLEGRO
by Marianka Swain - Jul 25, 2016

Director Thom Southerland has built a career on revelatory musical revivals in smaller fringe venues, from Me and Juliet and The Grand Tour at Finborough Theatre to Titanic, Grand Hotel and Grey Gardens at Southwark Playhouse. He's programmed an enticing range of musicals for his first season as artistic director of Charing Cross Theatre, but first up is the European premiere of Rodgers and Hammerstein's little-seen Allegro, playing at Southwark from August 5. (more...)

HTD Is Gearing Up For Las Vegas Market
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

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FIRST LOOK: Bravo Premieres New Season of BELOW DECK 9/6
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Drama hits the Caribbean like gale-force winds when Bravo Media premieres season four of BELOW DECK on Tuesday, September 6 at 9pm ET/PT. (more...)

Scoop: MASTERCHEF on FOX - Wednesday, July 27, 2016
by - Jul 25, 2016

Get all the scoop on MASTERCHEF, airing on FOX on Wednesday, July 27, 2016! (more...)

Sage Summit 2016 Set to Be Largest Global Gathering of Entrepreneurs
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

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Photo Flash: First Look at After Hours Theatre Company's I LOVE YOU BECAUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

AFTER HOURS THEATRE COMPANY, (who most recently produced Jonathan Larson's tick, ...tick...BOOM!), presents a modern day musical love story, I LOVE YOU BECAUSE, music by Joshua Salzman, book and lyrics by Ryan Cunningham, musical direction by Elmo Zapp, choreography by Aja Gomez and directed by Rebecca Kenigsberg. I LOVE YOU BECAUSE opened July 22 and will perform through Sunday, August 7 at the Hudson Backstage, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Chuze Fitness Opens First Location In Colorado
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

WESTMINTER, Colo., July 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Chuze Fitness, an award-winning national fitness center, announced today it will open its first Colorado location in Westminster, located at 8601 N. Sheridan Blvd. at noon on Wednesday, July 27, 2016. With 18 locations across California and Arizona, Chuze is breaking into the Denver market, offering members an affordable, refreshing change from typical 'big box' gyms with premium amenities and monthly membership rates starting at $9.99. Chuze Fitness will open two additional Colorado locations this year in Thornton and Littleton, with plans to open up to three more in 2017. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 7/25/2016
by - Jul 25, 2016

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 7/25/2016. (more...)

#InternBattle: The Summer Games Quadruples in Size as Hundreds of Interns Gather at Lawn on D to Determine the Mass. Technology Company with the Best Young Talent
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

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Dance Nonprofit AbunDance Helps to Diversify the Arts World
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

AbunDance Academy of the Arts is an established non-profit arts organization dedicated to offering children and adults top-notch free and affordable dance, theater, and musical instruction at all levels. (more...)

London & Partners: Leading investment firms commit to UK tech sector
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

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ILLUSION OF LIFE is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Illusion of Life by Katarina Thomas brings us back to the gothic world of vampires replete with Passion, sensuality, and that dark numbing air that permeates stories in this subgenre. (more...)

BWW Interview: Chicago Native Anthony Norman Discusses Life on NEWSIES National Tour
by Kailey Hansen - Jul 25, 2016

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Broadway's favorite newsboys are dancing their way into the heart of the Windy City. With music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman, and book by Harvey Fierstein, Newsies has become a popular success across North America (not to mention it has a few Tony Awards in its back pocket). Cast member and Chicago native, Anthony Norman, discusses being part of a national tour and the magic of this beloved story. (more...)

G2A Wins UK Financial Services Award 2016 in London: 'Innovation in Customer Experience'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

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VINIQ Recipe for the Shimmery Summer Spritz by Natalie Migliarini
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 24, 2016

Mixologist Natalie Migliarini has created the 'Shimmery Summer Spritz' with Viniq Original and Broadwayworld.com has the recipe. (more...)

SEGA' Reveals Two New Sonic Titles Coming In 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2016

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BWW Interview: Kate Kataja of Wilbury Theatre Group Talks Third Annual PROVIDENCE FRINGE FESTIVAL
by Robert Barossi - Jul 22, 2016

Promising to be bigger than ever, and not just because of added performance venues, the Providence Fringe Festival returns for its third year on July 26. I spoke with Kate Kataja of The Wilbury Theatre Group, which has produced the festival in each of its first three years, about her role and what audience's can expect at this year's Fringe. (more...)

BWW Review: NIQABI NINJA an Essential Commentary on Sexual Harassment at Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre
by David Fick - Jul 22, 2016

Theatre can bring people to the threshold of revelation; theatre can also engender revolution. NIQABI NINJA achieves the former, but its limited theatricality presents it from going further. Its essential commentary outlined, NIQABI NINJA needs now to amplify, unapologetically, what it has to say. (more...)

Photo Flash: A SCYTHE OF TIME Celebrates Opening Night at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

The new musical, A SCYTHE OF TIME is being presented as part of the New York Musical Theatre festival at the June Havoc Theatre (312 W 36th Street). A SCYTHE OF TIME is written by Alan Harris with music and lyrics by Mark Alan Swanson. It will be directed by David Alpert (IF/THEN), with musical direction by Ryan Cantwell (National Tour: Pippin, Finding Neverland). It began performances last night, July 21, and will run through July 26, 2016. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! (more...)

Honor Molloy's CRACKSKULL ROW to Premiere at the cell
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Nancy Manocherian's the cell in Chelsea will present the World Premiere of CRACKSKULL ROW by award-winning dramatist Honor Molloy. (more...)

2016 MFA Playwrights' Workshop to Develop Eight New Works at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, is pleased to co-present the 11th annual MFA Playwright's Workshop (MFAPW) in association with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and Stanford University's National Center for New Plays. (more...)

DealerSocket Announces Sponsorship of Star Olympic Athlete
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

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STAGE TUBE: Sanctuary! Watch Highlights from THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Jul 22, 2016

The Ogunquit Playhouse presents the New England premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, on stage now to August 6, making The Playhouse one of the first regional theaters in the U.S. to stage this new musical. Click below to watch highlights from the show! (more...)

GRAHAM-A-RAMA: #NOFILTER to Return to Capital Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Capital Stage and Graham Sobelman present GRAHAM-A-RAMA: #NOFILTER, Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 2pm & 7pm. Sacramento composer/music director/producer GRAHAM SOBELMAN, is returning to CAPITAL STAGE, where he music directed The Behavior Of Broadus, for his second cabaret show this year. (more...)

Julia Meek and Sheila Meek Pen WYCKDARE BOOK 1 - THE PROPHECY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Julia Meek and Sheila Meek, a mother-daughter writing team, have completed their new book 'Wyckdare Book 1- The Prophecy': a gripping and entertaining work that takes the reader to a mystical land and captures the reader's attention with an intriguing, science fiction plot. (more...)

Charles Watkins Shares PEDRO'S GREAT ADVENTURE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Charles Watkins, a thrill-seeking outdoorsman who spends his retirement teaching martial arts, has completed his new book 'Pedro's Great Adventure': a vibrantly illustrated tale about a little dog who has a big desire to live life to the fullest. (more...)

CoHo & Profile Present BOOK OF GRACE + CoHo Lab this August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

In 2002, Suzan-Lori Parks became the first African-American woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize in Drama for her play Topdog/Underdog. Her other plays include Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2, &3), In the Blood, Venus, The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World, Fucking A, Imperceptible Mutabilities in the Third Kingdom and The America Play. In 2007 her 365 Days/365 Plays was produced in more than seven hundred theaters worldwide. Ms. Parks is a MacArthur Fellow and Master Writer Chair at The Public Theater. (more...)

Shakespeare Mini Festival to Open Season at Pearl Theater August 19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Opening the 2016/2017 6th Season of the Pearland Theatre Guild will be a Mini Shakespeare Festival featuring Romeo & Juliet and The Winter's Tale done in repertory. The plays are adapted and directed by Jonathan Gonzalez who says, "We are excited to do our first repertory Shakespeare season at the Pearl! Following the success of last season's MACBETH, we are doubling down with the Bard and offering two different plays rotating different nights! Come see the speed, Passion and fire of ROMEO & JULIET performed in a modern setting relevant to today's headlines. Come back and enjoy the magic, mystery, music, comedy, and epic storytelling of THE WINTER'S TALE set in a surreal dream world. The plays are performed in true repertory, with the same cast performing in both shows! Our Shakespeare shows are always under two hours, fast, fun, and audience -friendly for all ages!" The shows feature outstanding actors from Houston, Pearland and surrounding areas. (more...)

Registration Now Open for PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo, the Largest Photo Expo and Learning Center in North America
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

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Django Reinhardt NY Festival & More Set for First Week of August at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for August 1-7, including the Django Reinhardt NY Festival, Sara Gazarek, Eric Comstock and Jay Leonhardt, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW Review: CUTTIN' IT, Crucible Studio, Sheffield, 20 July 2016
by Ruth Deller - Jul 22, 2016

The award-winning new play from Charlene James is a vibrant and engaging piece that shines a light on the horrors of FGM as experienced through the eyes of two teenagers. (more...)

Fall in Love with the Award Winning Musical, THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA in Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Winner of six TONY Awards including Best Original Score, THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA is set to romance Melbourne audiences this year when it opens at the Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse for 2 weeks only from 28th October. Tickets on sale from Ticketmaster on Thursday 28th July. (more...)

Long Beach Opera Announces New President of the Board
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Artistic and General Director Andreas Mitisek announced Dr. Robert Braun has been selected president of the Long Beach Opera (LBO) Board of Directors, succeeding Sue Bienkowski, long-time board president. He has been on the board for five years, previously serving on both the development committee (chair) and executive committee. (more...)

ALL HAIL ME: Spend A Night with Henry the Eighth
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

All Hail Me brings to life the infamous King Henry VIII as a rock goddess who is ready to play. Sharing the outrageous triumphs, tragedies and debauchery of his life- it's dark, sexy and just a little bit camp. (more...)

Scoop: WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE! 7/24 - 7/28 on Bravo
by TV Scoop - Jul 21, 2016

Get all the scoop on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE! 7/24 - 7/28 on Bravo (more...)

Jane Stoller Launches New Book, ORGANIZING FOR YOUR LIFESTYLE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

ZURICH, July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Jane Stoller announced today that her book, Organizing for Your Lifestyle, is now available for sale on Amazon. Organizing for Your Lifestyle isa fun, inspiring guide to organizing all aspects of your life, from socks to suitcases. (more...)

Food Network to Premiere All-New Series SMOLLETT EATS, 8/20
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

The Smollett siblings are well-known for their acting and musical talent, but this summer their top-notch cooking and entertaining skills are front-and-center in the new six-episode series SMOLLETT EATS, premiering Saturday, August 20th at 12:30pm ET/PT on Food Network. (more...)

BWW Review: Intimate EQUUS Provides Startling Take on Pain and Passion
by Matt Tamanini - Jul 21, 2016

EQUUS, presented and directed by Jeremy Seghers, now playing through July 24th at Orlando event site The Acre, is not a show that will appeal to everyone, as it treads not so lightly on a number of rather taboo issues. That being said, if your sensibilities are not easily rattled, the story of a startlingly damaged boy, performed in a unique theatrical venue, is a dramatic experience not to be missed. (more...)

I LOVE DICK & More Set for Amazon's 2016 Comedy Pilot Season
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Amazon today announced the lineup for its 2016 comedy pilot season which will debut August 19 in the US, UK, Germany, Austria, and Japan. (more...)

Exhibit House, Absolute Exhibits, Expands Team with Five New Hires
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

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