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American Conservatory Theater Announces Retirement of Craig Slaight, Young Conservatory Director of 29 Years
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Craig Slaight, Director of American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.)'s Young Conservatory (Y.C.), announced today that he will be retiring after 29 years at the Bay Area's premier nonprofit theater organization. Slaight's final day is scheduled for May 25, 2017.   (more...)

New Museum Adds Three New Members To Board of Trustees
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Lisa Phillips, Toby Devan Lewis Director of the New Museum, and James Keith Brown, President, announced today the appointment of three new members elected to the Museum's Board of Trustees: Isolde Brielmaier, Victoria Mikhelson, and Michael Xufu Huang. (more...)

Lyric Opera Of Chicago Presents New Production of NORMA, 1/28
by Molly Tracy - Dec 8, 2016

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents Bellini's riveting bel canto masterpiece Norma in a new-to-Chicago production. Vocal pyrotechnics and sumptuous music brilliantly tell the tale of forbidden Passion, betrayal, revenge, and, ultimately, redemption. (more...)

Ovalhouse's Autumn/Winter Season Closes with Michael Morpurgo's WHY THE WHALES CAME
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Ovalhouse will conclude their powerful winter season with Why The Whales Came - an enchanting tale by one of the UK's best-loved storytellers, Michael Morpurgo. Fresh from a highly successful autumn tour, this magical family show is full of fun, mystery and adventure. (more...)

Technologent Ranked among the Top Workplaces in Orange County
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

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Vinous Acquires Delectable & Banquet Apps
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Niall Horan, Shawn Mendes & More to Perform on DICK CLARK'S NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE on ABC
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Niall Horan, Lukas Graham, Shawn Mendes, Emeli Sande and Fifth Harmony featuring Kid Ink and Ty Dolla $ign join the biggest celebration of the year, performing from the Billboard Hollywood Party on DICK CLARK'S NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2017. (more...)

DJI Opens Its Second China Flagship Store In Shanghai
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

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FYI to Premiere New Seasons of Hit Series TINY HOUSE NATION, UNPLUGGED NATION, 1/7
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

FYI's hit original series TINY HOUSE NATION returns with all-new episodes on Saturday, January 7 at 9pm ET, followed by the season two premiere of 'Unplugged Nation' at 10pm ET. (more...)

Starry, Harold Prince-Helmed CANDIDE Adds Performances at New York City Opera
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

This January, the legendary Broadway visionary Harold Prince returns to New York City Opera to direct a new production of Leonard Bernstein's Candide. The production, choreographed by Emmy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated choreographer Patricia Birch, brings together a versatile cast of Broadway veterans and rising opera stars to tell the story of Candide's adventures and tribulations in the "best of all possible worlds."  (more...)

CASA 0101 Theater & TNH Productions in Association with Gilbert A. Cedillo Present the West Coast Premiere of Disney's ALADDIN Dual Language Edition
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

To kick off the new year a family friendly musical fantasy set in the fictional Middle Eastern city of Agrabah will come to life on the Main Stage of CASA 0101 Theater in Boyle Heights, CA. (more...)

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, IN THE HEIGHTS and More Set for the Ordway in 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts today unveiled its 2017-2018 Musical Theater Series. (more...)

Voting Rights, Immigration, Women in the Global Workforce among Themes Reflected in 2017 Joyce Awards to Collaborations between Great Lakes Artists of Color and Cultural
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

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Segal Centre to Mount Musical Adaptation of THE HOCKEY SWEATER for Montreal's 375th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

In honour of Montreal's 375th, Canada's 150th, and the Segal Centre for Performing Arts' 10th anniversary, the Segal will continue its mission to bring great Canadian stories to the stage with another brand new musical. The Segal has commissioned and will produce the world premiere of the musical adaptation of Roch Carrier's beloved story The Hockey Sweater. (more...)

Cast Complete for Kander & Ebb's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Porchlight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Porchlight Music Theatre announces the Chicago premiere of the Broadway musical The Scottsboro Boys, February 3 - March 12, featuring music and lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb, book by David Thompson, direction by Samuel G. Roberson, Jr, music direction by Doug Peck and choreography by Florence Walker-Harris with Breon Arzell as associate choreographer, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. (more...)

Meet The Cast of Athens Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

This upcoming weekend is the second in our run of 'A Christmas Carol, the Musical', and here are just a few of the reasons we're so proud: Our marvelous cast! (more...)

Mary Ann McBride-Brown Shares WORTH OF MY WORDS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Mary Ann McBride-Brown, a dedicated educator in Mississippi, has completed her new book 'Worth of My Words': a potent anthology of beautifully-crafted poetry that expressed with full clarity the joys, difficulties, and every day moments of being a black woman who has devoted her heart and life to America's future. (more...)

The Black Clouds Team Up with Mudhoney's Mark Arm to Release Pulverizing 'VICE'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

New Jersey hard rockers The Black Clouds announce their second single “Vice,” featuring vocals from Mark Arm of Mudhoney, in light of the upcoming release of their third studio album After All. (more...)

A. Kirk Best Releases OF LABOR, FOR LABOR, BY LABOR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

A. Kirk Best has completed his new book 'Of Labor For Labor By Labor: A Plan for Economic Security': an eye-opening recount of the flaws in the way things have 'always been done' coupled with a vision for a better future in which balance is restored. (more...)

Shanna Rebis Pens POETIC LOVE FRENZY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Shanna Rebis, a licensed cosmetologist and holistic life coach, has completed her new book 'Poetic Love Frenzy': a gripping and inspirational work, which will evoke a range of positive emotions for the reader. (more...)

Anastacia Rene Releases HERMAN GETS A HAIRCUT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Anastacia Rene, a mother, grandmother, and farmer now turned writer, has completed her new book 'Herman Gets A Haircut': a fun and captivating story full of animated animal characters that will be loved by children and adults alike! (more...)

Helene Harris Shares MOLLIE'S ADVENTURE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Helene Harris, a retired army nurse, wife, world traveler, animal lover, grandmother, devoted writer and author, has completed her new book 'Mollie's Adventure': a vibrantly written work that depicts the beauty of wild animals, the love of friends and the importance of life lessons. (more...)

Maria Martinez Releases 7TH SENSE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Maria Martinez, a professional psychic with a storied career of forty-five years, has completed her new book '7th Sense': a gripping collection of firsthand accounts from interviews with Martinez's clients and Martinez's notes, journals, and news articles. (more...)

Sheila Lynn Conary Reveals THE SECRET OF THE SYCAMORE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Sheila Lynn Conary, a writer, nurse, and mother, has completed her new book 'The Secret of the Sycamore': a gripping and potent story of a brother, Jason, and sister, Jessica, as they find themselves upon an adventure beyond their wildest dreams. (more...)

Beverly Bryann Pens 'The Best Cocktail Hour War Stories, Vol. I'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Beverley Bryann, GMCHC (Gold Medal Cocktail Hour Chitchat), business woman, devoted writer and author, has completed her new book 'The Best Cocktail Hour War Stories, Vol. I': a light-hearted and amusing compilation of the best cocktail hour stories. (more...)

Pepper Nicky Craig Releases TREASURE OF LOST REFUGE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Pepper Nicky Craig, a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, homesteader, devoted writer and author, has completed her new book 'Treasure of Lost Refuge: A Nicky Family Chronicle': an entertaining and exciting story that keeps the reader guessing through the twists and turns of an enchanted science-fiction plot. Follow the main characters as they solve an ancient mystery and witness the impossible. (more...)

Lawrence BoarerPitchford's HARROW'S GATE Announces Top Reviews
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

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elrow Reveals Amnesia will be their New Home in Ibiza for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Following their most successful season to date in Ibiza in 2016, world-famous nightlife revolutionaries elrow have announced that they will join forces with Amnesia next season for their 2017 island residency. With ten consecutive sold-out events rounding off Space's final year, elrow will host 18 nights from 3rd June  to 30th September 2017 which will be spread across both the main room and the terrace of Amnesia. (more...)

Photo Flash: WILD HONEY at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Theatre presents Michael Frayn's Wild Honey, directed by 's Associate Artist Howard Davies and Jonathan Kent. This comedy of errors, drawn from Chekhov's untitled - and posthumously discovered - early play, is a tale of nineteenth century Russian life replete with classic misunderstandings, irrepressible desires and nostalgia for a vanishing world. (more...)

NJPAC's Center For Arts Education Announces 2017 Winter/Spring Arts Training Program
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

For the first time this year, Arts Education introduces Musical Theater Writer's Lab which is for advanced musical theater students who will focus on the process of creating a musical examining the many elements of the form including: musical theater writers, choreography, acting and the creative writing structure. (more...)

String Quartet ETHEL Sets Winter/Spring 2017 Season with Stops at National Sawdust and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

ETHEL, the musically omnivorous string quartet The New York Times has described as "indefatigable and eclectic" and The Village Voice called "a genre unto itself," announces its upcoming winter/spring 2017 season, building on the group's artistry and collaborative vision. (more...)

Electric Forest 2017 General Ticket On-Sale Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Rothbury, Mich. – Electric Forest 2017 general ticket on-sale began today at 12 PM EST at www.electricforestfestival.com. (more...)

Twitch Brings Gaming to the White House to Build Awareness of Health Coverage Options
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

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Dean's Chair Endowed at USC School of Dramatic Arts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Trojan parent Steve Braverman has endowed the Braverman Family Dean's Chair at the USC School of Dramatic Arts in honor of the school's new dean, David Bridel. This is the largest gift to Dramatic Arts and the second major gift to the school since Bridel was named dean in April, 2016. (more...)

American Ballet Theatre to Fly Kevin McKenzie's SWAN LAKE to Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

American Ballet Theatre marks its annual engagement with one of the most beloved full-length classical ballets, Swan Lake, January 25-29 for seven performances in the Opera House. (more...)

Win/Loss Analysis Book is Released
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

DENVER, Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Businesses who wonder why good clients leave, with no explanation, should do the one thing most businesses are afraid of doing: ask the client 'what happened?' (more...)

Brett Gorvy And Dominique Levy Present LEVY GORVY, International Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Brett Gorvy and Dominque Levy are delighted to be ending 2016 by launching an exciting new venture for the future. (more...)

Book-It Repertory Theatre to Offer Passion, Music and Delectable Food in A MOVEABLE FEAST
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

In an artistic collaboration with Cafe Nordo in Pioneer Square, a four-course meal will deliciously underscore a signature Book-It theatrical experience. (more...)

Chicago Theatre Workshop to Debut CREATIVES World Premiere Pop Opera
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Creatives - a darkly comic pop opera with an original book by Irvine Welsh and Don De Grazia and a score including songs from some of the most popular rock bands of recent decades - reveals the desperation that fuels the Passion to create. The score will include songs by Simple Minds, New Order, Iggy Pop, Oasis, Happy Mondays and others, along with original songs by Laurence Mark Wythe. (more...)

Center Stage Welcomes New Director of Education
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Center Stage has announced Michael Wiggins will join the theater's leadership team as Director of Education. Wiggins is a veteran teaching artist, administrator, curriculum writer and program developer. (more...)

Chicago Director/Playwright Ernie Nolan Picked To Lead Nashville Children's Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 7, 2016

Ernie Nolan, an award-winning director and playwright based in Chicago, has been named as the new artistic director of Nashville Children's Theatre, beginning February 1, 2017. Nolan succeeds Scot Copeland, NCT Producing Artistic Director for 31 years, who died unexpectedly in February of this year. (more...)

Amazon Announces Best-Selling Books of 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

(NASDAQ:AMZN) - Amazon today announced its best-selling books of 2016, best-selling Kids & Teens books of 2016, as well as the Most Gifted and Most Wished For books of the year-just in time for holiday gifting. The best-selling book of the year is Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts 1 & 2, Special Rehearsal Edition Script by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany followed by When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is also the best-selling book in the Kids & Teens category and Diary of a Wimpy Kid # 11: Double Down by Jeff Kinney is number two. Rowling's bestseller also tops the lists for both the Most Gifted and Most Wished For book of the year, confirming that Harry Potter continues to be a favorite for readers across genres. The best-selling book lists are first editions published in 2016 comprising both print and Kindle purchases. To see the full top 100 list of Amazon's best-selling print and Kindle books of 2016, visit www.amazon.com/bestsellingbooks2016. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Todd Anderson
by Broadway's Backbone - Dec 7, 2016

In this episode: Todd Anderson began is career with Twyla Tharp, made his Broadway debut with Hugh Jackman, and then went on to cover 36 tracks in 4 different companies as Wicked's universal swing. He grew up in Texas in the 80s when being 'different' wasn't always easy. With the mantra of 'I just never thought I couldn't,' he pounded the pavement, dancing with the skill of finding his quiet place to survive the concrete jungle. (more...)

HBO to Premiere Documentary BECOMING WARREN BUFFETT, 1/30
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

With unprecedented access to his day-to-day personal life, BECOMING WARREN BUFFETT tells the improbable story of how an ambitious, numbers-obsessed boy from Nebraska became one of the richest, most-respected men in the world. (more...)

Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants ON NBC's SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

NBC's Sunday Night Football -- primetime television's No. 1 show -- continues this week with a classic NFC East clash, when Dak Prescott and the NFL-best 11-1 Dallas Cowboys travel to MetLife Stadium to face Eli Manning and the 8-4 New York Giants. Coverage begins with Football Night in America this Sunday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m. ET on NBC. (more...)

FilmRise Acquires WW Rights to Award-Winning Documentary FINDING OSCAR
by Movies News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

FilmRise has announced that is has acquired worldwide distribution rights to Ryan Suffern's award-winning documentary Finding Oscar. (more...)

Lizz Winstead Brings Her Honest, Raw and Provocative Humor to Pay-Per-View, 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Lizz Winstead, co-creator and former head writer of The Daily Show, tapes her hilarious one woman take down of the year, Controversy: A Hilarious, Tragic Review of 2016 on December 30th. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from 28th Annual Gypsy of the Year!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

After six dedicated weeks of fundraising, the brightest stars from Broadway and Off-Broadway's biggest hits shared one-of-a-kind performances at the 28th annual Gypsy of the Year and the grand total is in! (more...)

Ali Wing, CMO and EVP of Digital Channels at maurices, Showcases the Brand's Innovation during Interview on New Podcast Series 'Mobile First'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

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Chef Mike Ward to Host New Food Show DEVOUR on SiriusXM Canada
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

SiriusXM Canada announces satellite radio's hottest new food show, Devour with Chef Mike Ward on SiriusXM, channel 167 Canada Talks. (more...)

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