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BWW Reviews: Art Imitates Life in THE LOOK OF FEELING
by Ryan Kilpatrick - May 9, 2014

For hundreds of years, storytelling has been an essential part of African-American culture. Through both song and dance, they have passed down their struggles, their hopes, their history. When actress, dancer and singer Francesca Harper decided to pay homage to her mother the late dance pioneer Denise Jefferson (Alvin Ailey School Director) it only seemed appropriate she would do so by using her art. (more...)

AGT International Selected As Partner By Cisco For Smart City Hamburg Partner Ecosystem
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

ZURICH, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ AGT International, a global leader in smart city solutions, announced today that they have been selected to support the City of Hamburg and Cisco in implementing Hamburg's first Smart City pilot projects, which include smart traffic, smart street lighting, remote citizen services, as well as port operations and HafenCity, Europe's largest inner-city development project. Cisco, the worldwide leader in IT, and leaders of the City of Hamburg signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to transform Hamburg into a Smart City of the Future. Building on the Internet of Things (IoT) and innovative technologies, Hamburg plans to improve the quality of life for its residents by enabling greater mobility, efficiency, safety and sustainability. (more...)

Scoop: NCIS on CBS - Tuesday, June 17, 2014
by TV Scoop - May 27, 2014

Get all the scoop on NCIS, airing on CBS on Tuesday, June 17, 2014! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ian Finkel Partners with More4Many for Book Launch!
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 21, 2014

Regarded as the World's Greatest Xylophone virtuoso, Ian Finkel (www.ianfinkel.com) expands his creative reach by partnering with More4Many books as they publish three works of fiction. The partnership was celebrated on Tuesday, May 20 at the Davis Room at The Warwick Hotel (65 West 54 Street). (more...)

Finborough Theatre Stages First UK Production in 100 Years of St. John Ervine's JOHN FERGUSON, Now thru June 14
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

The first UK production in nearly 100 years of St John Ervine's timeless tragedy John Ferguson opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week run from today, 20 May 2014 - Saturday, 14 June 2014. (more...)

Henry Wishcamper Directs THE LITTLE FOXES at the Goodman, Running Now thru 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

odman Theatre announces that a new production of The Little Foxes by Lillian Hellman, Tony Award-winning playwright, screenwriter and author and Academy Award nominee, completes its 90th Anniversary 'Season to Celebrate.' Goodman Artistic Associate Henry Wishcamper directs the 1939 classic American Southern drama that 'could not be more timely, as the play's social skewering remains satisfyingly fresh' (Los Angeles Times). The Little Foxes is slated to appear today, May 2 - June 7, 2015 as the fourth production in the 2014/2015 Season, followed by Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, which runs June 20 - July 26, 2015. (more...)

Ben Cameron & Alan Winner's THE BOY WHO LOVED BASSEY to Play Laurie Beechman Theatre, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

A celebration of Dame Shirley Bassey's illustrious career, THE BOY WHO LOVED BASSEY, is an unforgettable musical tribute written by Ben Cameron and Alan Winner, with musical direction by Andy Roninson, under the direction by Cameron and starring Winner. THE BOY WHO LOVED BASSEY, will play a one night only special engagement on Thursday, May 15th, at 7:00 PM at the Laurie Beechman Theatre (Downstairs West Bank Cafe, 407 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036). Tickets are $10 (plus $15 food/bev minimum), for reservations call 212-695-6909 (recommended) or purchase online at www.beechmantheatre.com. (more...)

Writers Theatre Adds Performances to THE DANCE OF DEATH; Runs thru 8/3
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kate Lipuma announce a two-week extension of The Dance of Death by August Strindberg, in a new version by Conor McPherson and directed by Henry Wishcamper. The production, featuring Shannon Cochran (Alice), Philip Earl Johnson (Kurt) and Larry Yando (Edgar) now runs through August 3, 2014 at 664 Vernon Avenue, Glencoe. (more...)

Mount Tremper Arts to Kick Off 2014 Summer Festival, 7/11
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Mount Tremper Arts has quickly established itself as an innovative arts center that supports and presents leading contemporary artists in the remarkable setting of the Catskill Mountains. (more...)

Writers Theatre to Present DANCE OF DEATH, 4/1-7/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

Writers Theatre presents The Dance of Death by August Strindberg, in a new version by Conor McPherson and directed by Henry Wishcamper. The production runs April 1 - July 20, 2014 at 664 Vernon Avenue, Glencoe. The press openings are April 9 and 10, 2014 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company to Offer Mobile Lottery for THE THREEPENNY OPERA with Laura Osnes & F. Murray Abraham
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

TodayTix, New York's premiere mobile theater ticketing app, has partnered with Atlantic Theater Company to offer the best theater deal of all time with 3PennyTix, an unprecedented new lottery for the highly anticipated revival of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's musical The Threepenny Opera, directed and choreographed by Martha Clarke. (more...)

Port Tampa Bay Selects PlateSmart's ARES Enterprise LPR Solution
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2014

Port Tampa Bay, the largest port in the state of Florida, is one of the busiest in the US, providing service to luxury passenger liners as well as freighters and tankers containing many tons of cargo on a daily basis. Additionally, the port has a number of ship repair facilities. With so much to oversee, the Port Authority chose the ARES solution from PlateSmart as the best tool to help protect port interests and streamline security processes. (more...)

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Presents ELECTRIFIED by Edwin van der Heide and Alexandre Burton, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces the opening of Electrified, an exhibition by artists Edwin van der Heideand Alexandre Burton. Two North American premiere installations—Burton's Impacts and van der Heide's Evolving Spark Network—pay homage to the pioneering work of Nikola Tesla and his experiments in electricity, x-rays, and wireless communication. On view at the Trust's Wood Street Galleries April 25–June 22, 2014, the exhibition opens during Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District, Friday, April 25, 2014, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. (more...)

'A Little Piece of a Great Big Soul' Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's OF MICE AND MEN, Beginning Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 18, 2014

Directed by Tony Award-winner Anna D. Shapiro, the new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men begins performances tomorrow, Wednesday, March 19, 2014 and will officially open on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch interviews with the cast and get a sneak peek at the play below! (more...)

American Premiere of Wayne McGregor | Random Dance's ATOMOS Set for Alexander Kasser Theater, 3/15-23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2014

Wayne McGregor, one of the brightest stars on the international dance circuit, brings his London-based company, Wayne McGregor | Random Dance, to Peak Performances for the American premiere of 'Atomos' at the Alexander Kasser Theater in Montclair, NJ, March 15-23. (more...)

Coming Up on NJTV, 3/15-19
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Tonight, news from across the state, guest-anchored by Mary Alice Williams including (subject to change): The state of Newark; snow day makeups; the economics of marijuana (more...)

Full Cast and Creatives Announced for Yale Rep's THESE PAPER BULLETS!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE presents the world premiere of THESE PAPER BULLETS!, a modish ripoff of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, adapted by Rolin Jones, with songs by Billie Joe Armstrong, and directed by Jackson Gay, March 14-April 5 at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 20. (more...)

EQT Pittsburgh International Children's Festival Set for 5/14-18 in Cultural District
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces the EQT Pittsburgh International Children's Festival, now celebrating its 28th year, will be held May 14? 18, 2014 in its new location: the Cultural District, downtown Pittsburgh. The festival is programmed by Pittsburgh International Children's Theater, a division of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. (more...)

Atlantic Theater's THE THREEPENNY OPERA, with Laura Osnes and F. Murray Abraham, Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company's highly anticipated revival of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's musical The Threepenny Opera, directed and choreographed by Martha Clarke, begins previews tonight, March 12, 2014. (more...)

Florida's Talleyrand Goes Live with First Full Implementation of Tideworks' Mainsail Vanguard
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Mainsail Vanguard replaces Tideworks' legacy core TOS and integrates seamlessly with the other Tideworks solutions previously implemented at Talleyrand, including the Spinnaker Planning Management System and Forecast by Tideworks. The Mainsail Vanguard TOS is built on a Rich Internet Application (RIA) framework, providing a highly interactive and intuitive user experience. It features powerful and flexible search tools that enable users to find information quickly and easily, without the need for custom development, allowing them to complete tasks more efficiently. Talleyrand went live with Mainsail Vanguard in March 2014. (more...)

UNCLE JACK, CHOSEN CHILD & RECONSIDERING HANNA(H) Set for BPT's 33rd Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2014

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) today announces the three new plays that will comprise its 33rd season. The line-up includes Reconsidering Hanna(h) by Deirdre Girard, Chosen Child by Monica Bauer and Uncle Jack by Michael Hammond. (more...)

Conor McPherson's THE VEIL to Receive U.S. Premiere at Quotidian Theatre Company, 7/18-8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Internationally-acclaimed playwright Conor McPherson's period drama The Veil is given its US premiere at Quotidian Theatre Company. The New York Times called McPherson 'the finest playwright of his generation'. The Veil made its world premiere at National Theatre in a production Evening Standard called 'atmospheric and haunting'. Quotidian has staged six prior productions of McPherson's work. The US premiere production runs July 18 - August 17 at The Writer's Center in downtown Bethesda. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Announces Casting for 'PENSACOLA', THE MOUSETRAP, and WHITE GUY ON THE BUS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces casting for the first three productions of the 40th Anniversary Season. (more...)

BWW Blog: Matching Behaviors and Goals: The Road to Training and Recovery
by Mark Fisher Fitness - Jun 23, 2014

Who doesn't love an evening at a jazz club in the village? Several years ago I visited Jules Bistro in the East Village to see a friend's jazz combo swing the night away. At the end of the night, I decided to indulge my inner people watcher, and walk back to Penn. Hang a left at Broadway and I'd make it there eventually, right? I was in a people-watching trance until I reached the Federal Reserve and realized: Right road. Wrong direction. (more...)

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Announces the Line-up for its Summer Gallery Crawl, 7/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces the line-up for its summer Gallery Crawl taking place Friday, July 11, 2014, from 5:30-10 p.m. The crawl showcases a wide variety of thought-provoking art exhibitions in downtown Pittsburgh's Cultural District. Live bands, DJs, dance, comedy, film, and participatory activities are also part of the complimentary crawl events. (more...)

LA COUR DES MIRACLES Opens at Wood Street Galleries
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces the opening of La Cour des Miracles (The Court of Miracles) by artists Bill Vorn and Louis-Philippe Demers. The exhibition is on view at Wood Street Galleries July 11-September 7, 2014. An opening reception takes place during the Trust's quarterly Gallery Crawl Friday, July 11, 2014, from 5:30-9 p.m. (more...)

Street Closures Announced for Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival, 6/20-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

The International Festival, a project of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, being held June 20-22 in Pittsburgh's Cultural District. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/17/14 - 'WE WERE YOUNG' Off-Broadway, Tower in MOTOWN, Cast Album Bonanza and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 17, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID raises the curtain off-Broadway, MOTOWN gets a new 'Berry Gordy', a great selection of new cast albums hit the shelves and more! (more...)

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents PLAY IT AGAIN, MARVIN!, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

The music, humor, warmth and life of Marvin Hamlisch will once again grace the Heinz Hall stage when "Play It Again, Marvin! A Marvin Hamlisch Celebration" makes its world premiere with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on June 28 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Maria Friedman, Brian d'Arcy James and More to Join Pittsburgh Symphony for PLAY IT AGAIN, MARVIN!, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

The music, humor, warmth and life of Marvin Hamlisch will once again grace the Heinz Hall stage when "Play It Again, Marvin! A Marvin Hamlisch Celebration" makes its world premiere with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on June 28 at 8 p.m. (more...)


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Photo Flash: First Look - Conor McPherson's THE VEIL at Quotidian Theatre Company, Now Through 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Internationally-acclaimed playwright Conor McPherson's period drama The Veil is given its US premiere at Quotidian Theatre Company. The New York Times called McPherson 'the finest playwright of his generation'. The Veil made its world premiere at National Theatre in a production Evening Standard called 'atmospheric and haunting'. Quotidian has staged six prior productions of McPherson's work. The US premiere production runs through August 17 at The Writer's Center in downtown Bethesda. (more...)

IMAGINING O, TATTOOED IN SNOW, APROPOS, ROCCO and More Set for Peak Performances' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Despite the welcoming size of its stage and its top technical offerings, nothing about the Alexander Kasser Theater at Montclair State University has been considered sacred since its opening ten years ago. Peak artists have moved inside, outside and about the theater with the greatest of ease, with only a single directive issued by Peak's Artistic Director Jedediah Wheeler: Challenge the minds and imaginations of audiences in unexpected ways. (more...)

It's Official! HERE LIES LOVE to Play London's New Dorfman Theatre; Runs Sept 30-Jan 8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

The award-winning New York production of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's musical Here Lies Love will open the new Dorfman Theatre (formerly the Cottesloe), following its complete refurbishment as part of the NT Future project. Here Lies Love plays from 30 September to 8 January, with a press night on 13 October. (more...)

CORE Theatre Makes NYC Debut with THE POE PROJECT at Midwinter Madness Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Core Theatre Ensemble's award winning and critically acclaimed The Poe Project is making its New York premiere this February as part of the Midwinter Madness Short Play Festival with 2 performances tonight, February 28 at 9pm and Saturday March 1 at 2:30pm. (more...)

American Premiere of Wayne McGregor | Random Dance's ATOMOS Set for Alexander Kasser Theater, 3/15-23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Wayne McGregor, one of the brightest stars on the international dance circuit, brings his London-based company, Wayne McGregor | Random Dance, to Peak Performances for the American premiere of 'Atomos' at the Alexander Kasser Theater in Montclair, NJ, March 15-23. (more...)

One World Observatory Launches www.OneWorldObservatory.com
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Legends today announced the launch of OneWorldObservatory.com, the official url of the One World Observatory at One World Trade Center, opening in 2015. A precursor to its full digital experience, the initial page allows people to sign up to receive advance information on group sales, special events, press and other information related to One World Observatory. The full website will launch in phases through early 2015, and will include online ticketing, visitor information, interactive experiences, social media links and more. Additional details will be shared as phases are completed. (more...)

Fly on the Wall Theatre to Present Staged Reading of Conor McPherson's PORT AUTHORITY, 3/2-3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Three men: one young, one middle-aged, and one old. Three ordinary lives. Three interconnected monologues. Port Authority is a moving and bittersweet portrait of three generations of Irishmen. (more...)

Security and Surveillance Expert to Speak at The Vision Show in Boston, Focusing on Technologies that Help Keep Us Safe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Dennis Treece, Colonel, US Army (Retired) and Former Chief Security Officer and Director, Department of Corporate Security and Emergency Preparedness, Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) will give the keynote presentation titled 'High-end Surveillance and Security How Technology is Helping Protect Us' at The Vision Show, North America's largest vision and imaging trade show and conference. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Writers Theatre's THE DANCE OF DEATH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

The Dance of Death by August Strindberg, adapted by Conor McPherson, will be directed by Henry Wishcamper at Writers Theatre, April 1 through July 20, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

City of Hamburg and Cisco Launch Plans for Smart City of the Future and Lay Foundation for a Partner Ecosystem
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

HAMBURG, GERMANY - Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) (more...)

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Presents ELECTRIFIED by Edwin van der Heide and Alexandre Burton, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces the opening of Electrified, an exhibition by artists Edwin van der Heideand Alexandre Burton. Two North American premiere installations-Burton's Impacts and van der Heide's Evolving Spark Network-pay homage to the pioneering work of Nikola Tesla and his experiments in electricity, x-rays, and wireless communication. On view at the Trust's Wood Street Galleries today, April 25-June 22, 2014, the exhibition opens during Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District, tonight, April 25, 2014, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. (more...)

Henry Wishcamper to Direct THE LITTLE FOXES at the Goodman, Running 5/2-6/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Goodman Theatre announces that a new production of The Little Foxes by Lillian Hellman, Tony Award-winning playwright, screenwriter and author and Academy Award nominee, completes its 90th Anniversary 'Season to Celebrate.' Goodman Artistic Associate Henry Wishcamper directs the 1939 classic American Southern drama that 'could not be more timely, as the play's social skewering remains satisfyingly fresh' (Los Angeles Times). The Little Foxes is slated to appear May 2 - June 7, 2015 as the fourth production in the 2014/2015 Season, followed by Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, which runs June 20 - July 26, 2015. (more...)

Finborough Theatre to Stage First UK Production in 100 Years of St. John Ervine's JOHN FERGUSON, May 20-June 14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

The first UK production in nearly 100 years of St John Ervine's timeless tragedy John Ferguson opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week run from Tuesday, 20 May 2014 - Saturday, 14 June 2014. (more...)

One World Trade Center Hosts Global Fashion Phenomenon
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Global fashion sensation Jessica Minh Anh is set to turn America's tallest building, One World Trade Center in New York City, into a multicultural style destination on 25 June 2014. The highly anticipated J Summer Fashion Show will be the first ever catwalk in the most iconic architectural marvel in the Western Hemisphere and will be set to make history before the building is even officially opened, signalling Jessica's sixth history making showcase around the world in just three years. (more...)

Cryptic Theater Set for Peak Performances, 4/10-13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

Cryptic, the radically adventurous Scottish theater company founded and directed by Cathie Boyd, will make its U.S. debut at Peak Performances, April 10-13, with Darryl Pinckney's adaptation of 'Orlando,' Virginia Woolf's 1928 witty take on sex, love and history. (more...)

Global Terminal Expansion On Target
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

After more than four years of planning and construction, the expanded Global Terminal is now open. Importers and exporters to the New York/New Jersey harbour now have the best Big Ship Ready alternative to service cargo to the region faster, and more efficiently. (more...)

Courtyard by Marriott Manhattan Times Square West Hotel Offers Convenient Accommodations for Javits Center Attendees
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The Courtyard by Marriott Manhattan Times Squares West hotel is a short five minute walk from the Javits Center and offers guests comfortable, modern amenities in the heart of New York City. All new guestrooms feature a mini refrigerator, in-room safe, free wireless internet, modern bathrooms and flat-screen HD televisions with free HBO. The Bistro offers guests a casual environment with high quality, healthy menu options for breakfast and light evening fare. (more...)

Cryptic Theater Set for Peak Performances, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Cryptic, the radically adventurous Scottish theater company founded and directed by Cathie Boyd, will make its U.S. debut at Peak Performances, today, April 10-13, with Darryl Pinckney's adaptation of 'Orlando,' Virginia Woolf's 1928 witty take on sex, love and history. (more...)

Writers Theatre Present THE DANCE OF DEATH, Now thru 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

Writers Theatre presents The Dance of Death by August Strindberg, in a new version by Conor McPherson and directed by Henry Wishcamper. The production runs today, April 1 - July 20, 2014 at 664 Vernon Avenue, Glencoe. (more...)

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