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Scoop: TODAY 9/12 - 9/23 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Sep 9, 2016

Get all the scoop on TODAY 9/12 - 9/23, airing on NBC (more...)

Those Girls Return to The Laurie Beechman Theatre For Two Concerts in September 2016
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Those Girls, the dynamic vocal harmony group that debuted in New York last spring, returns to the Laurie Beechman Theatre in New York City for two shows in September. (more...)

Brownstone Poets Presents Gabriel Don, Robert Gibbons, and Yi Wu at Park Plaza Restaurant, 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Brownstone Poets presents Gabriel Don, Robert Gibbons, and Yi Wu on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights. Poetry grows in Brooklyn Heights and there's an open mic as well. Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. Gabriel Don Robert Gibbons, Yi Wu @ Park Plaza Restaurant 220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and Pineapple Walk Brooklyn, NY 11201 718 - 596 - 5900 Subways: Take the A or C to High Street, 2 or 3 to Clark Street R to Court Street 4 or to 5 Borough Hall For more directions: Please check the MTA's 'The Weekender' for all transit updates.http://web.mta.info/weekender.html $5 Donation - plus Food/Drink - Open-Mic Curated by Patricia Carragon Facebook Invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/1670326753286529/ pcarragon@gmail.com brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/ patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/ en-gb.facebook.com/people/Brownstone-Poets/541314712 Gabriel Don received her MFA in creative writing at The New School, where she worked as the Reading Series and Chapbook Competition Coordinator. Her writing has appeared in publications such as The Brooklyn Rail, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Understanding Between Foxes and Light, A Minor, Westerly, Mascara Literary Review, The Legendary, Transtierros (translated into Spanish), Gargoyle 62, LiveMag! 12 and Three Rooms Press MAINTENANT 9. Don also interviews people at Gainsayer. She has appeared in visual poems such as Woman Without Umbrella and Unbound, started several reading-soiree series, worked as an editor on publications such as LIT and has received press for her writing work including Quiet Lunch, Let Them Talk, Art Loves Her, Yes Poetry! and Great Weather for Media. She currently teaches writing at BMCC. Robert Gibbons grew up in Belle Glade, Florida, the eldest of five children, and earned a B.S. in History from Florida A&M. In 2007, he moved to New York City in search of his muse, Langston Hughes. Gibbons has studied with such master poets as Cornelius Eady, Marilyn Nelson, Klmiko Hahn, and Nathalie Handal, and has participated in workshops at Cave Canem and the 92Y. His work has been published in numerous anthologies including The Brownstone Poets Anthology, Dinner with the Muse (Ra Rays Press), The Cartier Street Review, Nomad's Choir, and Maintenant 6: A Journal of Contemporary Dada Art & Literature (Three Rooms Press). His poetry may also be heard on the CD Brain Ampin' (Logo Chrysalis Productions). Yi Wu is a Chinese-born poet who calls New York his home after years of drifting along the East Coast. He has been scribbling verses since middle school and was drawn at the time to the poetry's infinite potential for both elegance and transgression. His work has appeared in Uppagus, New Verse News and Clockwise Cat, and his collection A Fistful of Moss and Poppy Seeds was released in February 2016. (more...)

3rd Annual UG! Storytelling Night!! Set for Next Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

UG! COMEDY SHOW!! is turning 9 this month (officially on Sept. 27th) and we're celebrating all month long, beginning with our famous post Labor Day Storytelling Night! (more...)

Scoop: Food Network - October 2016 Programming Highlights on FOX - Thursday, September 1, 2016
by - Sep 6, 2016

Get all the scoop on Food Network - October 2016 Programming Highlights, airing on FOX on Thursday, September 1, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: Food Network - October 2016 Programming Highlights on FOX - Thursday, September 1, 2016
by - Sep 6, 2016

Get all the scoop on Food Network - October 2016 Programming Highlights, airing on FOX on Thursday, September 1, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: Food Network - October 2016 Programming Highlights on FOX - Thursday, September 1, 2016
by - Sep 6, 2016

Get all the scoop on Food Network - October 2016 Programming Highlights, airing on FOX on Thursday, September 1, 2016! (more...)

SCAD Announces Line-Up For 2016 Savannah Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

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Maechi Aharanwa, Tre Davis and Renika Williams to Lead National Black Theatre's SWEET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Maechi Aharanwa, Tre Davis and Renika Williams will star in Harrison David Rivers' play 'Sweet,' the first theatrical production of the 48th season of Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre's (NBT). (more...)

George Street Playhouse Hosts Season Preview Event Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

George Street Playhouse will host a special event to preview its groundbreaking 2016-17 season and celebrate the 20th anniversary of David Saint's tenure as artistic director on Today, September 27, 2016, at 6 p.m.  The evening will be highlighted by a performance from members of the cast of Daddy Long Legs and a meet-and-greet with cast members from the season-opening Mama's Boy.  (more...)

Poppy Fields, the Dixieland Diva, to Debut One-Woman Solo Show POPPY FIELDS: IN HEAT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Opium Productions announced today that Poppy Fields, the Dixieland Diva and one-half of Mack & Poppy, America's best least-known lounge act, will debut her solo show, Poppy Fields: In Heat, for three performances only on Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22 at 9pm and Sunday, October 23 at 7pm at the Cavern Club Celebrity Theater, inside Casita Del Campo Restaurant in Silver Lake. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2016

Riding the successful wave of last year's festivities, the second Poppy Seed Theatre Festival continues to provide a unique proposition to theatre makers by embracing the development of some of the best Melbourne-based independent artists to present the premiere of four ambitious new works over five weeks from 8 November – 11 December 2016. (more...)

Stand-Up Comedian, Tiff Stevenson, Embarks on UK Tour of SEVEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

???????Building on the success of a critically-acclaimed, month-long run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August with her seventh stand-up show Seven, TIFF STEVENSON is set to embark on a UK tour from 30th September 2016 to 11th March 2017. Inspired by a gig TIFF did in DAVID LYNCH'S nightclub in Paris last year, just one month before the Bataclan attacks, TIFF explores our need to make huge worldwide impactful events about us, delving into morality, modernity, vanity, mental health, film reboots & clouds.  (more...)

New Limited-Time Offerings - Pumpkin Spice Bistro Bowl and Autumn Harvest Complete Salad Kit - Join Other Ready Pac Foods Fall Flavor Favorites
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

As the leaves start to turn colors and the air becomes crisp, consumers welcome the first day of fall. Ready Pac Foods follows suit with the launch of two new Limited Edition products: Pumpkin Spice Bistro Bowl single-serve salad and Autumn Harvest Complete Salad Kit. The two new offerings give consumers the indulgent, autumn flavors they are looking for in a healthier, convenient way. (more...)

All-New Kovels' Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide 2017 is Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

The 49th edition of America's best-selling antiques price guide is now available. The just-released Kovels' Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide 2017 is the most complete guide on the market, with more than 25,000 all-new and current prices and 2,500 new color photographs. Prices are from actual sales and reviewed for accuracy-no estimates. Kovels' features items sought by collectors in over 700 categories that sold for prices ranging from $2 to $1,066,000, most under $1,000, and not just the highest-priced antiques found in most guides. (more...)

George Street Playhouse Hosts Season Preview Event September 27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

George Street Playhouse will host a special event to preview its groundbreaking 2016-17 season and celebrate the 20th anniversary of David Saint's tenure as artistic director on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at 6 p.m.  The evening will be highlighted by a performance from members of the cast of Daddy Long Legs and a meet-and-greet with cast members from the season-opening Mama's Boy.  (more...)

Macy's Announces New Products Inspired by DreamWorks Animation's TROLLS
by Movies News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

This fall, Macy's stores nationwide will be the center of happiness, as the retailer invites customers to #gethappy through a multifaceted entertainment collaboration with DreamWorks Animation, celebrating the upcoming animated feature film TROLLS. (more...)

RESTAURANT MACHIAVELLI Celebrates 5th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Machiavelli, located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan celebrates their 5th Anniversary with the fine menu and atmosphere that has made it a favorite of Italian food lovers. (more...)

National Black Theatre Presents SWEET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2016

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre (NBT) kicks off its 48th season with "The Alchemy of Black Joy," an exhibition of original works by renowned photographer Peter Cooper on Wednesday, September 7, and the world premiere of Harrison David Rivers' play "Sweet" on Wednesday, October 19. The events and productions reflect the theater company's theme this season: "In Pursuit of Black Joy." (more...)

UK Tour and NY Dates Announced for MR POPPER'S PENGUINS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Kenny Wax Family Entertainment today announced Mr Popper's Penguins will be visiting 6 venues in the UK from the 27 September to 11 December prior to a West End Christmas season. The Penguins will also be sailing across the Atlantic for their US premiere at New York's renowned New Victory Theatre this autumn.  (more...)

Post Brexit Punk Satire OCTOPUS Scores London Transfer Following Edinburgh Fringe Success
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Having wowed audiences in Edinburgh, Afsaneh Gray's first full-length play Octopus is set to follow this success at Theatre503 from 11 to 15 October. Staged against the backdrop of Brexit and the refugee crisis, Octopus is set in a dystopian world of bureaucratic box ticking. It explores what it's like to be treated as a foreigner in your own land...and the power of punk. (more...)

Theatre Royal Stratford East Announces Full Casting for Bonnie Greer's THE HOTEL CERISE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East, Kerry Michael today announces the cast for the world premiere of Bonnie Greer's new play The Hotel Cerise, directed by Femi Elufowoju, jr. Inspired by Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard the production is a key part of the theatre's focus on commissioning new work and adaptations. Ellen Thomas leads the company, with El Anthony, Madeline Appiah, Michael Bertenshaw, Nicholas Beveney, Andrew Dennis, Abhin Galeya, Lacharne Jolly, Corey Montague-Sholay, Claire Prempeh, Alexis Rodney and Angela Wynter. The production opens on 25 October with previews from 20 October and runs until 12 November.   (more...)

Utah Symphony Presents Two Halloween-Themed Concerts, Inspired by Swashbucklers and Superheroes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Swashbucklers and superheroes have reason to celebrate Halloween in style this year with the Utah Symphony's pair of entertainment concerts in the month of October. Tickets start at $12 for "Spooktacular on the Seven Seas!" and $21 for "Superheroes!" and can be purchased at www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 533-6683. (more...)

The Playmakers to Present REEFER MADNESS: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

The Playmakers are thrilled to announce their upcoming production of the hilarious spoof Reefer Madness: The Musical, opening October 7 at Memorial Hall at 151 Pauline Street in Winthrop. (more...)

Petco Unveils TROLLS Pet Collection, Inspired by Upcoming Animated Film
by Movies News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Petco today unveiled an exclusive collection of entertaining, colorful pet toys and accessories inspired by the upcoming DreamWorks Animation film, TROLLS. (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Derek Sallmann to Release Debut Album 'All Seasons,' 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Now, the 21 year old, who started playing guitar at 13 when he found his dad's green Guild guitar on his bed and asked him to teach him some chords, is getting ready to release his debut album, 'All Seasons', this Friday, 11/4. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE HOTEL CERISE Rehearses
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

As the leader of the free world ends his eight years in office, a black middle class family risk losing their beloved hotel and cherry orchard, where Martin Luther King once rested and Miles Davis played. (more...)

SWMRS to Perform Live Tonight on Wonderland on MTV
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Tune in to MTV tonight at 11:00/10:00pm C to catch a special live performance from SWMRS on Wonderland, the channel's first weekly, live music series in almost 20 years. Fans can also check out an extended set and follow SWMRS in real time (more...)

National Black Theatre's SWEET Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

Maechi Aharanwa, Tre Davis and Renika Williams will star in Harrison David Rivers' play 'Sweet,' the first theatrical production of the 48th season of Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre's (NBT). (more...)

Becky and Baldwin's OTHER PLAYS to Showcase Four Distinct Writers
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Theatre group, Becky and Baldwin, presents Other Plays, an evening of funny, strange and provocative new plays by Mari Assad, Mara De La Rosa, Rosie Narasaki and Nicholas Pilapil. Other Plays will be performed at the Collective Arts Incubator in Highland Park on Nov. 5. (more...)

Poppy Fields, the Dixieland Diva, to Debut One-Woman Solo Show POPPY FIELDS: IN HEAT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Opium Productions announced today that Poppy Fields, the Dixieland Diva and one-half of Mack & Poppy, America's best least-known lounge act, will debut her solo show, Poppy Fields: In Heat, for three performances only today, October 21 and Saturday, October 22 at 9pm and Sunday, October 23 at 7pm at the Cavern Club Celebrity Theater, inside Casita Del Campo Restaurant in Silver Lake. (more...)

Streets Of Laredo Reveals New Video for 'Trap For Young Players'; Announce Tour With CRX
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Brooklyn by way of New Zealand quintet Streets of Laredo is pleased to release their David Lynchian video for 'Trap For Young Players,' directed by Rolland Ellis - Rolling Stone Australia premiered the video (more...)

National Black Theatre's SWEET Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Maechi Aharanwa, Tre Davis and Renika Williams will star in Harrison David Rivers' play 'Sweet,' the first theatrical production of the 48th season of Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre's (NBT). (more...)

DreamWorks Animation's Feature Film TROLLS To Debut In China This Month
by Movies News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

DreamWorks Animation'supcoming feature film Trolls has officially been granted a release date of October 28, 2016 in China. The film, which bows in the U.S. on November 4, will be distributed locally in China by DreamWorks Animation's joint venture Oriental DreamWorks. (more...)

BWW Review: Nashville Rep's All-Star Cast Shines in NOISES OFF
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 17, 2016

There comes a moment in Act Two (or maybe it's Act One - on second thought, maybe it's the second Act One, although it could be the third…) of Michael Frayn's Noises Off, now onstage at TPAC's Andrew Johnson Theatre, in which Martha Wilkinson comes onstage, hits her mark, cuts her eyes at another actor and with perfect timing reaches out to touch his arm, her expressive face showing every word the audience needs to hear, eliciting guffaws and applause as her reward. (more...)

Opening Night of DIXIELAND DIVA POPPY FIELDS Sold Out
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Opium Productions announced today that the opening night performance (Friday, October 21 at 9pm) of Poppy Fields: In Heat, the solo cabaret debut from Poppy Fields, the Dixieland Diva and one-half of Mack & Poppy, is SOLD OUT. Limited seats remain for performances on Saturday, October 22 at 9pm and Sunday, October 23 at 7pm at the Cavern Club Celebrity Theater, inside Casita Del Campo Restaurant in Silver Lake. (more...)

MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS to Make West End Debut at the Criterion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Kenny Wax Family Entertainment is delighted to announce the West End debut of new family musical - Mr Popper's Penguins, which will open at the Criterion Theatre for a magical Christmas season from the 15 December to 31 December. Mr & Mrs Popper and their remarkable family of performing penguin puppets come to London direct from a UK tour and US premiere at New York's renowned New Victory Theatre. (more...)

Evolution Productions Announces 2016 Panto Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Over the past eleven years family-run pantomime producers, Evolution Productions have built up a reputation for being the UK's number-one creators of bespoke high-quality pantos. The 2016 line up does nothing to disprove this.  The company, which is run by husband and wife team, former TV presenter Paul Hendy and Oxford graduate and former film production manager Emily Wood, will be presenting a festive banquet of seasonal shows across the country from then end of November 2016 to mid-January 2017.  The line up comprises Dick Whttington starring Stephen Mulhern (ITV's Catchphrase, Big Star Little Star) as Billy at The Marlowe in Canterbury, Peter Pan starring Emma Barton (Honey Mitchell - Eastenders) as Tinkerbell and Shaun Williamson(Barry Evans - Eastenders and himself in Extras) at The Hawth in Croydon, Sleeping Beauty at Lichfied Garrick Theatre starring Rebecca Keatley (CBeebies) as Fairy Moonbeam and the great dame himself Sam Rabone as Nurse Nellie, Snow White at The Lyceum Theatre Sheffield starring Wendi Peters (Coronation Street - Cilla Battersby- Brown) and Phil Gallagher(CBeebies - Mister Maker), Snow White at The Alban Arena St Albans starring Rita Simons(Eastenders - Roxy Mitchell) and Ian Kirkby (Dick & Dom In Da Bungalow), Cinderella at Theatre Severn Shrewsbury with panto favourite Brad Pitt and Peter Pan at the Octagon Theatre Yeovill starring supervillain Andrew Fettes as Captain Hook.  (more...)

Le Boeuf Brothers Perform at MJF Benefit at Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

The Monterey Jazz Festival and MJF Ambassador Diane Mitchella will host a special fundraising event beginning at 6:30pm on November 7 at Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach, California. Music will be provided by the Le Boeuf Brothers, who are alumni of the Monterey Jazz Festival's education programs. Tickets are $75, and RSVPs can be made by October 28 to Sarah Boos at 831.233.3715 orsarah@montereyjazzfestival.org. More information can be found at www.montereyjazzfestival.org.  (more...)

Becky and Baldwin's OTHER PLAYS to Showcase Four Distinct Writers
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

Theatre group, Becky and Baldwin, presents Other Plays, an evening of funny, strange and provocative new plays by Mari Assad, Mara De La Rosa, Rosie Narasaki and Nicholas Pilapil. Other Plays will be performed at the Collective Arts Incubator in Highland Park on Nov. 5. (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Derek Sallmann to Release Debut Album 'All Seasons,' Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Now, the 21 year old, who started playing guitar at 13 when he found his dad's green Guild guitar on his bed and asked him to teach him some chords, is getting ready to release his debut album, 'All Seasons', this Today, 11/4. (more...)

PEZ Candy, Inc. Collaborates with DreamWorks Animation to launch All-New Trolls Line
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

PEZ Candy, Inc., in collaboration with DreamWorks Animation, announced the newest addition to the PEZ Candy line of products with the introduction of DreamWorks' Trolls PEZ dispensers. PEZ is now shipping the new line to stores ahead of the upcoming U.S. theatrical release. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Sydney Regional Awards Update - Jack Dawson, Geoffrey Rush Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 28, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Australia - Sydney Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

Rifco Announces UK Tour Of New Play MISS MEENA AND THE MASALA QUEENS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Rifco Artistic Director Pravesh Kumar today announces the UK tour of the world premiere Miss Meena & the Masala Queens, written by Harvey Virdi. (more...)

NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL 2017 to Head Out on UK Tour Next Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Jamie Wilson, Entertainment One (eOne), Ramin Sabi and Belgrade Theatre Coventry are delighted to present the World Premiere of the Birmingham Repertory Theatre's production of NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL opening at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on Friday 20 October 2017 prior to a short tour visiting Southend Cliffs Pavilion, Sheffield Lyceum, Manchester Palace, Plymouth Theatre Royal, a London season at the Hammersmith Eventim Apollo and a Christmas season at Leeds Grand Theatre. (more...)

SWMRS to Support Grouplove on U.S. Leg of Big Mess World Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Bay Area quartet SWMRS today announced that they will support Grouplove on the next US leg of their Big Mess World Tour, (more...)

Smash Hit BAD JEWS Returns For Limited Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

After a sold-out season in Cape Town and Johannesburg, the Fugard Theatre's South African production of Joshua Harmon's West End smash hit BAD JEWS, will return for a limited season from 13 December.  (more...)

Give the Gift of Theatre This Season at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Looking to share the joy of live theatre with those around you this holiday season? George Street Playhouse can be your one-stop shop for gifts and stocking stuffers this year. (more...)

BabyNames.com Announces Top Baby Names of 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

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Nominations Announced For The 17th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

At a ceremony held today at London's Cafe de Paris, host Steve Furst announced the nominees for the 17th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards, the only major theatre prize-giving decided entirely by the theatregoers themselves. (more...)

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