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Canadians Opening and Using Fewer Credit Cards, but Borrowing More on Existing Cards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017


TEN50 Welcomes First Residents And Ushers In New Era Of High-Rise Homeownership In Downtown Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017


BWW Review: KING LEAR Kills at Guthrie Theater
by Karen Bovard - Mar 6, 2017

'Disciplined' may seem an odd word to apply to a production of KING LEAR, a tragedy that is about personal and societal dissolution into madness, both individually and at large. But the current mounting in Minneapolis earns that moniker, both in actorly control and design restraint. The result is a masterful rendering that eschews excess but allows the human relationships to be bared and centered. (more...)

New Energy Adventure to Hit Houston Museum of Natural Science
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

For more than two decades, millions and millions of visitors of all ages have immersed themselves in the science of energy by exploring the Wiess Energy Hall, one of the museum's most popular exhibitions-which is why it's been completely demolished and thrown out. But wear and tear is only part of the reason. In recent years, the science of energy has become even more highly advanced than it already was, as has the exhibition technology available to effectively tell that story. Because of the museum's commitment to exploring cutting edge science, and enhancing the visitor experience, a greatly expanded version of the Wiess Energy Hall is set to open in November 2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: A-Five, Six, Seven, Eight: MSMT Local Auditions Sparkle
by Carla Maria Verdino-SŁllwold - Mar 6, 2017

The hallways are jammed with bright, expectant, luminous faces wearing their most eye-catching outfits, laden with dance bags, juggling binders with music and resumes, scanning their ever present iPhones, and searching for a place to sit or stretch or warm-up as they await the call. The energy is palpable and the spirits high. Many have come together in groups and chat excitedly, while others search for a quiet corner to gather their thoughts. Some 300 actors ranging in age from children to seasoned adults have checked into Maine State Music Theatre's offices and rehearsal studios at 22 Elm Street on February 25, 2017, to try their luck at the company's annual open call local auditions for the 2017 season which opens June 7. (more...)

The Pleasance Celebrates 33 Years on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe; Commissions New Type Of Mobile Theatre For Venue 33
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

???????Many of the entertainment industries brightest talents have cut their teeth in Edinburgh in August at the Pleasance. This year an innovative new mobile venue joins the bright ideas presented on the world's stage this summer. (more...)

HOOKMAN an Existential Slasher Comedy Comes to Steep Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Her mother warned her about the treacherous hook-handed man hiding in the back seat, but only after a tragic accident could Lexi see the real threat of the hookman. The bitingly funny, edge-of-your-seat scary Hookman is a lethally sharp slasher comedy about grief, adolescence, and the power of the stories we tell each other and ourselves.  (more...)

Ellen DeGeneres to Host Primetime Game Show ELLEN'S GAME OF GAMES on NBC
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Taking the best elements from the hugely popular daytime talk show ¬ďThe Ellen DeGeneres Show¬Ē and creating an entirely new series, NBC has ordered six episodes of the game showELLEN'S GAME OF GAMES for primetime. (more...)

Family and Furniture! Meet the Full Cast of THE PRICE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 16, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company welcomes Mark Ruffalo, Tony Shalhoub, Jessica Hecht and Danny DeVito in a new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's The Price, directed by Steppenwolf Theatre Company co-founder, Terry Kinney, opening officially tonight, March 16, 2017. This is a limited engagement through May 7, 2017 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). Scroll down to meet the company and watch interviews with the quartet in rehearsal! (more...)

Osisko Intersects 10.9 g/t Au Over 3.9 Metres at Garrison
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017


by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017


Holiday River Expeditions Announces 'Balance and Flow Trips'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

To hone in on Nature's capabilities for spiritual and physical healing, veteran adventure travel company, Holiday River Expeditions ( has created a new series of programs dubbed Balance & Flow Trips. (more...)

Scoop: THE TWINS: HAPPILY EVER AFTER? on FREEFORM - Monday, March 27, 2017
by - Mar 14, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE TWINS: HAPPILY EVER AFTER? , airing on FREEFORM on Monday, March 27, 2017! (more...)

Jesse J. Perez and Nikkole Salter to Lead MACBETH, Helmed by Liesl Tommy, at STC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) presents Macbeth, directed by Tony Award-nominee Liesl Tommy and featuring Jesse J. Perez as Macbeth and Nikkole Salter as Lady Macbeth. The show will run April 25-May 28 at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW). (more...)

Scoop: THE BACHELOR on ABC - Monday, March 6, 2017
by - Mar 1, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE BACHELOR, airing on ABC on Monday, March 6, 2017! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Published author Rene Natan returns to the literary scene with another thrilling story she titled, 'Lemoncella Cocktail' (published by Archway Publishing). Natan invites readers to visit Northern America and learn of the unfortunate reality that involves terrorism and weapon trafficking. (more...)

Off-Broadway Solo Comedy APPLICATION PENDING Releases New Versions for Male Actor, Schools
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The play was originally written to be performed by one woman playing over forty different roles. In partnership with Stage Rights, Edwards and Sandberg have released an additional version of the script for a male actor. (more...)

Badac Theatre's THE BOX to Close Tour in Norwich Before London Debut
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The use and effects of solitary confinement come under the spotlight in new play from the acclaimed Badac Theatre Company, specialising in confronting human rights issues. (more...)

Bookworks Albequerque Presents January Highlights
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

January brings events to Bookworks that explore transformations, education, social issues like war and charity, and great new literature. (more...)

Badac Theatre's THE BOX to Play in Norwich Before London Debut
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The use and effects of solitary confinement come under the spotlight in new play from acclaimed company specialising in confronting human rights issues. UK tour concludes in Norwich with the controversial show's London debut straight after. (more...)

A&E to Premiere New Season of Original Series 60 DAYS IN: ATLANTA, 3/2
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

A&E Network's hit series '60 Days In' enters Atlanta's Fulton County Jail for two new explosive seasons at one of the most dangerous facilities in the country. (more...)

Sting to Narrate Discovery Channel's THE DARK SIDE OF THE SUN This February
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Narrated by Grammy¬ģ- and Emmy¬ģ-winning and Oscar¬ģ-nominated artist Sting THE DARK SIDE OF THE SUN, premieres Saturday, February 11 at 10pm ET/PT. Science Channel will broadcast the film the following evening at 9pm ET/PT. (more...)

Must-Watch series TAKING FIRE to start in January on DMax
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

DMax will screen 'Taking Fire' on the 4th of January at 21:00 KSA. This program displays the experiences of frontline fighters who were deployed to America's farthest flung outpost in Korungal, which happens to be deep in the Taliban-held country. (more...)

Preview Of Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal's Classic Spree Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

The OSM Classical Spree Festival, the summertime rendezvous for music-lovers and discovery enthusiasts will run from August 10 to 13, 2017. The OSM unveils today a preview of the concerts presented at Maison symphonique, bringing together top names in classical music and make it possible for a broad audience to Plunge into the musical world of the greatest composers. (more...)

Terlato Wines Partners with Maxville Lake to Launch Exciting New Wines from Remarkable Chiles Valley Estate
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

Terlato Wines today announced a long-term partnership to launch Maxville Wines, a brand that showcases the world-class potential of Napa Valley's Chiles Valley. (more...)

Camelback Resort Announces 'Boarding for Breast Cancer', 'Diana Golden Memorial Race' and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Camelback Resort's Diana Golden Memorial Race honors the late, Diana Golden, one of the greatest, most successful disabled athletes of all time, and culminates the end of Camelback Resort's Adaptive Camp, which runs¬†Feb. 7 ¬Ė Feb. 11¬†for 5-8 year-old skiers and snowboarders with physical disabilities. (more...)

'Eric Aho: Inflection Point' Opens Thursday at DC Moore Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

DC Moore Gallery is pleased to present Inflection Point, an exhibition of two ongoing bodies of work by Eric Aho, spanning the years 2000 to 2016. On view together for the first time, Aho's Ice Cut and Mountains series explore the tensions between history, memory, and concepts of beauty through the artist's luminous depictions of winter. (more...)

BWW OperaView: A Funny Thing - or Not - Happened on the Way to the Opera House
by Richard Sasanow - Jan 19, 2017

What's new in opera? Everything you can imagine--and much that you couldn't conceive of--all in the space of a few days in New York. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Funny Whodunit RAVENSCROFT, Coming to Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Ravenscroft, an English drawing room murder mystery and a comedy, opens at the Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre on Thursday, January 26, and runs through Sunday, February 12. Directed by Bickford Theatre Producing Artistic Director Eric Hafen, Ravenscroft is a production of the Morris Museum and Drew University. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)

Funny, Fast-Paced Whodunit at the Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Ravenscroft, an English drawing room murder mystery and a comedy, opens at the Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre on Friday, January 27, and runs through Sunday, February 12 with a Preview Performance on Thursday, January 26. (more...)

PBS Announces Six New Limited Series Premiering This Summer
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

PBS President and CEO Paula A. Kerger announced today at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour PBS Summer of Adventure, six new limited series that take viewers to some of the world's most amazing places and cultures. (more...)

BWW Interview: Embracing the Face to Face: A Conversation with Mad Horse Theatre's Christine Louise Marshall
by Carla Maria Verdino-SŁllwold - Jan 16, 2017

'It's so wonderful to hear a playwright's voice and think 'I have never heard that said in that way. It's a lovely thing!' The Artistic Director of South Portland's Mad Horse Theatre Company is talking about the theatre's upcoming Maine premiere of Jennifer Haley's dark and riveting drama, The Nether, which opens Thursday, January 19, 2017. Marshall, who has also directed the play and created the props and costumes, is undaunted by the disturbing themes of Jennifer Haley's sci-fi thriller which raises provocative moral issues, because she says, ' Despite the gravity of the situations it deals with, it is a beautiful piece that I find absolutely bewitching.' (more...)

Loglines Revealed for Upcoming Episodes of DirecTV/Audience Network Series 'ICE'
by TV News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

¬ďICE¬Ē is a high-impact, serialized crime drama that follows the Green Family, as they Plunge into the underbelly of the Los Angeles diamond trade (more...)

Writers Theatre Adds One Week Extension to the World Premiere of THE HUNTER AND THE BEAR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, announces an additional week of performances of the World Premiere of The Hunter and The Bear, written by PigPen Theatre Co. and directed by Stuart Carden and PigPen Theatre Co. The production now runs through January 29, 2017 in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. (more...)

Nicola Dawn Brook Joins BITTERGIRL: THE MUSICAL at Confederation Centre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Let's take it back to The Mack! Bittergirl: The Musical sold out virtually its entire run when it first premiered at the Festival and will return this summer with new songs and scenes, and the same girl-group hits like 'I'm Gonna Make You Love Me,' 'Ain't No Mountain High Enough,' 'I Will Survive,' and 'Too Many Fish In The Sea.' (more...)

BWW Review: Spooky Action's Plunge into THE RIVER
by Roger Catlin - Feb 7, 2017

The theater space at the Spooky Action Theatre is so intimate you immediately feel you're in the tiny cabin where all its action in Jez Butterworth's play The River takes place. (more...)

Thaw Out the Winter Chill at The Meatpacking District's 4th Annual Open Market
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

With an atmosphere resembling both a lavish soiree and an intimate block-party, Open Market is a celebration of the Meatpacking District's business community. (more...)

PCPA to Present Powerful Story by Matthew Lopez, THE WHIPPING MAN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre presents a powerful story by Matthew Lopez, The Whipping Man, which methodically peels back layer upon layer of repressed feelings, hopes and dreams, and dark secrets. It's playing in the Severson Theatre March 9 through 26. (more...)

Watson¬ĖTegan Higginbotham, Liam Ryan and Adam McKenzie Star in GO TO HELL!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Following the success of Who's Afraid Of The Dark?, Watson (Tegan Higginbotham, Liam Ryan and Adam McKenzie) are back with a whole new hour of horror-comedy in their brand new show - GO TO HELL! (more...)

Hezron Chetty Presents TALES FROM THE VIOLIN at Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

This Sunday, Hezron Chetty will present a show at the Alexander Bar, Café and Theatre that will take audiences into the dark and fantastic world of a travelling violinist. TALES FROM THE VIOLIN is a biographical account of what happens when a musician takes a Plunge into an unknown world of the music industry. (more...)

Special Olympics Georgia Hosts Eighth Annual Polar Plunge, 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

ACWORTH, Ga., Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Plungers will 'bear' the cold waters at Acworth Beach February 25 to support the athletes of Special Olympics Georgia in the eighth annual Polar Plunge fundraiser. (more...)

BWW Review: THE TROJAN WOMEN at Taffety Punk Theatre Company
by Heather Hill - Feb 20, 2017

Riot Grrls, the all-women arm of Taffety Punk Theatre Company, made the brilliant decision to take on THE TROJAN WOMEN, a play written by Euripides and translated into English by Edith Hamilton. Although the play itself is practically as old as time, the story remains jarringly relevant in today's time. It is directed by Kelsey Mesa.  (more...)

Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum Has a Hit with Whodunit RAVENSCROFT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Ravenscroft, an English drawing room murder mystery and a comedy, opened at the Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum on Friday, January 27, to enthusiastic audiences and approving critics. (more...)

Styx, Reo Speedwagon, and Don Felder Set to Launch 'United We Rock' U.S. Summer Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Rock legends REO SPEEDWAGON and STYX, along with very special guest star DON FELDER¬óformerly of the Eagles¬ówill join forces for the ¬ďUnited We Rock¬Ē U.S. summer tour (more...)

Thaw Out the Winter Chill at The Meatpacking District's 4th Annual Open Market
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

With an atmosphere resembling both a lavish soiree and an intimate block-party, Open Market is a celebration of the Meatpacking District's business community. (more...)

Global Animated Musical Hit SING Arrives on Digital HD & Special Edition Versions this March
by Movies News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Illumination and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment are excited to announce that the global animated musical hit, SING arrives on Digital HD on March 3, 2017 and on Special Edition on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on March 21, 2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: Vicky McClure Talks LINE OF DUTY, THIS IS ENGLAND and Stage Drama TOUCHED
by Marianka Swain - Feb 13, 2017

Actress Vicky McClure's projects include Shane Meadows' This Is England series, Line of Duty and Broadchurch. She's now taking on her first major stage role with Nottingham Playhouse's 40th anniversary production of Stephen Lowe's World War II drama Touched, centring on a family of working-class women during the 100 days between VE Day and VJ Day. It begins previews on 17 February. (more...)

Super Channel to Premiere New Crime Drama Series ICE, 3/6
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Super Channel is pleased to announce that it has acquired ICE, a high-impact, serialised crime drama set in the Los Angeles diamond trade, from Entertainment One (eOne). (more...)

BWW Review: Spectacular Sets and Special Effects Make THE LITTLE MERMAID Shine
by Amanda Etchison - Feb 1, 2017

Glimmering coral reefs and a colorful cast of underwater creatures are brought to life in breathtaking detail in 'Disney's The Little Mermaid,' which opened in Columbus Tuesday night. Presented by Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre, 'The Little Mermaid' is a stage adaptation of the 1989 animated Disney movie that was, in turn, inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's original fairy tale. (more...)

Romi Randhawa's Leadership to Ramp up Sonasoft's Sales & Marketing Initiatives
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017


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