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Joan Manuel Serrat Named Latin Recording Academy's 2014 Person of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

Iconic singer songwriter Joan Manuel Serrat has been named the 2014 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year. (more...)

Armin van Buuren Releases New Compilation, A State Of Trance at Ushuaïa, Ibiza 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

Armin van Buuren is bringing the magical feeling of Ibiza to the rest of the world, with a brand new mix compilation released today on iTunes. (more...)

Metropolitan Museum's Redesigned David H. Koch Plaza to Open to the Public, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

The Metropolitan Museum of Art's new, completely redesigned David H. Koch Plaza will officially open to the public on today, September 10, after a major two-year reconstruction effort. The massive outdoor space—which runs along Fifth Avenue for four city blocks, the entire length of the Museum's landmark façade—now features completely new fountains, paving, lighting, allées and bosques of trees leading to the Museum's entrances from north and south, and seating areas for visitors. (more...)

URINETOWN The Musical Announces Special Charity Gala Performance, Oct 20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

The splash hit and multi Tony award-winning musical Urinetown directed by Jamie Lloyd is proud to announce a special charity performance gala to support Water.org on Monday 20 October in London. In conjunction with Urinetown's West End transfer, the gala will introduce this new collaboration with Water.org to raise awareness of the global water crisis. (more...)

BWW Reviews: WAITING FOR OTHELLO and DESDEMONA: Two Plays, Two Acts, and One Hit
by Katricia Lang - Sep 9, 2014

The Trebuchet Players' production of DESDEMONA: A PLAY ABOUT A HANDKERCHIEF features top-notch acting and an emotional depth so luxurious you could get lost in it. Homegrown talent Bryan Maynard's silly, self-aware, but not self-serious, play WAITING FOR OTHELLO features equally talented performers and loads of humor. Both plays poke fun at ridiculous gender stereotypes while evoking laughter and tears in equal measure. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Lit Moon Successfully Scales the Everest of THE CHERRY ORCHARD
by Maggie Yates - Sep 9, 2014

Lit Moon's production is an elegant rendition of The Cherry Orchard, a play that Blondell likened to climbing a directorial mountain. Lit Moon successfully scales the Everest of The Cherry Orchard and summits the peak having genuinely represented both the light and dark sides of Chekhov's comedy. (more...)

Iteris Joins Leadership Circle for Automated Vehicle Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Connected vehicles, commonly known as V2V, have been tested extensively by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) in the USDOT's Safety Pilot Model Deployment in Ann Arbor. The results have been used to support the recent Advanced Notice of Proposed Rule Making announcement by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Connected vehicle technology, including vehicles that can communicate with one another and with the surrounding infrastructure (V2I), has the potential to avoid the majority of serious crashes when extensively deployed. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the TIFF Red Carpet for THE RIOT CLUB
by Walter McBride - Sep 8, 2014

The Toronto International Film Festival is in full swing, continuing through September 14, 2014. A total of 393 films are scheduled to be shown, including 143 world premieres. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the red carpet arrivals for THE RIOT CLUB. (more...)

Idina Menzel to Join Fred Gabler Helping Hands Camp Fund at Cantor Fitzerald's 2014 Charity Day
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

The Fred Gabler Helping Hand Camp Fund will join Cantor Fitzgerald's esteemed annual Charity Day on Sept. 11, 2014. The fund, which was established in honor of the late Fred Gabler, aids in sending underPrivileged children to summer sleep-away camps. Gabler, a former partner and trader for Cantor Fitzgerald - the company that lost the most lives in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, was a strong supporter of the summer camp experience for children. The fund honors his generous heart and passion. (more...)

InDepth InterView Flashback 2013: Joan Rivers Talks JOAN & MELISSA: JOAN KNOWS BEST?, FASHION POLICE, SALLY MARR Revival & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 7, 2014

Today we remember stage and screen icon Joan Rivers in honor of her death this week at the age of 81 with this InDepth InterView originally presented in 2013. (more...)

InDepth InterView Flashback 2011: Joan Rivers Talks Broadway, Hollywood, Reality TV & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 6, 2014

Today we remember stage and screen icon Joan Rivers in honor of her death this week at the age of 81 with this 2011 InDepth InterView. (more...)

Candace Cameron Bure to Co-Host 18th Annual PRISM AWARDS on FX, Today
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. (EIC) has announced the premiere airing of the 18th Annual PRISM Showcase with host Dr. Drew Pinsky (Dr. Drew On Call) and guest co-hosts Candace Cameron Bure (Full House), and Tim Kang (The Mentalist). (more...)

Forbes Living Features WOWindow Posters
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

The producers of Forbes Living are excited to announce that WOWindow Posters and owner Robert Schott will be featured in an upcoming segment as part of their "Happening Home Décor" series. The show is hosted by Forbes Riley, an award-winning TV host in the D2C industry, author, entrepreneur, mother, and one of the nation's leading health and wellness experts. (more...)

Western International Securities Mourns the Loss of Kurt Karmin
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Kurt B. Karmin, a respected executive in the Chicago financial community, Second Lieutenant of the United States Army during the Korean War and beloved husband and father died on August 30, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Born in Berlin, Germany in 1928, Kurt and his family immigrated via Prague, Czechoslovakia to the United States in 1938, narrowly avoiding the onset of Nazi aggression. His parents, Max and Elsie Karmin, eventually settled in Hyde Park on Chicago's South Side, intent upon building a new life in America for their two sons, Ernest and Kurt. Kurt went on to attend Hyde Park High School, the University of Illinois and DePaul University, from which he earned a bachelor's degree. (more...)

Stephen Costello Set for San Francisco Opera World Premiere, Return to the Met, Debut at Wigmore and More in 2014-15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Stephen Costello looks forward to a number of important firsts in 2014-15. Besides creating the role of Michele in San Francisco Opera's world premiere production of Two Women, the Tucker Award-winning tenor returns to the Metropolitan Opera for a pair of house role debuts, reprising his star turn as Alfredo -- also seen this season at the Vienna State Opera -- in La traviata, and singing Camille in Susan Stroman's new staging of The Merry Widow. He makes his professional role debut as Ferrando in Così fan tutte at Houston Grand Opera, and house debuts at both Austin Lyric Opera, in the title role of a new Roméo et Juliette, and London's Wigmore Hall, where he launches the season with a solo recital in the prestigious Rosenblatt Series. Costello also joins his wife, soprano Ailyn Pérez, for romantic duets from their recent hit album, Love Duets, with the BBC Symphony at London's Barbican Hall, and on a U.S. duo recital tour to the opera houses of Washington, Dallas, San Diego, and Philadelphia. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE LAST CONFESSION - An Acting Masterclass
by Tim Carney - Sep 4, 2014

Watching distinguished, seasoned veterans onstage in Jonathan Church's play The Last Confession was a Privilege. Opening in Melbourne last night, in the final leg of an international tour, The Last Confession centres around the life of Albino Luciani, (played with sincerity and compassion by Richard O'Callaghan), his election as Pope John Paul I and ultimately his death a mere 33 days later. It is an intriguing event not only for the Catholic Church but also in the history of the world with the Church refusing to investigate the potential of foul play from the conservative enclave of the Vatican. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Managing Director to Retire in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Dallas Theater Center today announced that Managing Director Heather Kitchen will retire in 2015 after a distinguished 40-year career in professional theater. She has agreed to remain in her position until a successor is appointed. (more...)

Ben Forster Joins Cast of EVITA at Dominion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

He shot to fame after winning the ITV show 'Superstar' which led him to front the UK arena tour of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock musical - and now Ben Forster is back and joining forces with musical theatre's greatest partnership once again. (more...)

PURE Insurance Enters Long Term Relationship with EagleEye Analytics as Predictive Analytics Solution Provider
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

COLUMBIA, S.C., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ EagleEye Analytics, the leading provider of transformative business solutions to the insurance industry through the application of breakthrough predictive analytics technology, announced that it has entered into a long-term services agreement with Privilege Underwriters Reciprocal Exchange (PURE), the policyholder-owned property/casualty insurer exclusively designed for responsible high net worth individuals and families. EagleEye will provide its predictive analytics solutions suite, Talon TM, to PURE, giving the insurer the ability to underwrite and price with greater precision in support of PURE's goal to provide highly competitive and stable rates to their membership. (more...)

Ben Crawford, Christina Bianco and More to Join Baltimore Symphony for BROADWAY STANDING OVATIONS Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Jack Everly will lead the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) in its first SuperPops concert of the 2014-2015 season on Thursday, October 9 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, and Friday, October 10 at 8 p.m., Saturday, October 11 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, October 12 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. (more...)

PFP to Stage Jeff Talbott's THE SUBMISSION, 10/12-11/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Pride Films and Plays will follow up its sold-out Jeff Recommended run of Terrence McNally's Some Men with the Chicago premiere of The Submission by Jeff Talbott, winner of the 2011 Laurent's/Hatcher Award and the Outer Circle's John Gassner Award for Best New Play in 2012. The dynamic new work runs October 12 through November 25 at the Apollo Studio Theatre, 2540 N. Lincoln. (more...)

Jefferson Performing Arts Society Announces 2014-15 Ce'le'brite' Etoile Honorees; Gala Set for 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Jefferson Performing Arts Society, a 37 year-old organization, is preparing for its 19th Annual Pasta & Puccini fundraising Gala. (more...)

First 'Tech Superwomen Summit' To Be Held January 29, 2015 In San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Conference organizers of the Tech Superwomen Summit (TSWS) (techsuperwomensummit.com) today announced it is holding its inaugural Tech Superwomen Summit (TSWS) on January 29, 2015 in San Francisco at the Mission Bay Conference Center. The TSWS is committed to helping uncover the forces that are hindering women's mobility in the tech workplace and offering a venue for discussing ways to overcome these challenges. (more...)

eSalon Reaches Milestone of Creating One Millionth Hair Color Application
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept, 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ eSalon, the breakthrough hair color company that is revolutionizing the home beauty experience one head at a time reached a milestone today, when it proudly shipped its 1,000,000th hair color formulation. Not since the 'Miss Clairol' home hair color kit debuted, in 1956, has an upstart impacted the industry like eSalon.com, by delivering custom, salon-grade color to a client's door, for less than a colorist's tip. (more...)

The Royal Shakespeare Company Announces Summer Season, National Tour, BBC Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

The Royal Shakespeare Company announces the summer 2015 season. (more...)

Chita Rivera, Jessie Mueller & More Set for Broadway at Birdland this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced the Season lineup for Broadway at Birdland, featuring Chita Rivera, Jessie Mueller, Rosie O'Donnell, James Snyder, Andrew Lippa, Jim Caruso, Trevor McQueen and more! (more...)

Pink House Productions' YOU, ME AND THAT GUY to Open the 2014 Araca Project
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Pink House Productions announced today the New York City premier of YOU, ME AND THAT GUY, a hilarious 80 minute comedy about a recent college grad who uses the magic of a mystical open mic to heal her relationships with her technology saturated family and friends. Written by Stephen Sanow*, YOU, ME AND THAT GUY will open the 2014 Araca Project. (more...)

Stephen Adly Guirgis to be Honored at 7th Annual 'Mimi' Awards Monday, 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust today announced that Stephen Adly Guirgis will be honored with the Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award at the Seventh Annual Steinberg Playwright "Mimi" Awards, to be presented on Monday, November 17, 2014 at Lincoln Center Theater. The Mimi Awards promote theater as a vital part of our culture by nurturing American playwrights and encouraging the development and production of new American plays. (more...)

Musician Deane Nesbitt, Jr Announces New Album 'Music in Search of a Movie'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Canadian musician and composer Deane Nesbitt, Jr has announced the release of his upcoming album 'Music in Search of a Movie'. (more...)

Garth Fagan Dance Comes to Ebony Rep, 10/3-5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Ebony Repertory Theatre announced today that Garth Fagan Dance will return to Los Angeles after an absence of ten years. The company's program includes the Los Angeles premiere of excerpts from 'Lighthouse/Lightning Rod,' a collaboration of the company's Founder/Artistic Director Garth Fagan, Wynton Marsalis and California-based visual artist Alison Saar. 'Lighthouse' opened the Brooklyn Academy of Music season in 2012. Performances at the 400-seat Nate Holden Performing Arts Center (4718 W. Washington Blvd.) in Los Angeles will run October 3-5, 2014. (more...)

Macrospect Earns Ranking on Inc. 5000 List of the Nation's Fastest-Growing Companies for the Second Year in a Row
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

DALLAS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Macrospect has been named No. 2210 on the 2014 Inc. 5000: a list representing a comprehensive look at America's most dynamic entrepreneurs. For two consecutive years as an Inc. 5000 honoree, Macrospect has proven its success and fast-paced growth on a national level. (more...)

TPAC to Honor John Seigenthaler and First Amendment Center with ONCE Sponsorship
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The Tennessee Performing Arts Center announced it will provide the sponsorship of the Nashville performance of ONCE to the Newseum Institute's First Amendment Center in honor of John Seigenthaler, who died in July. (more...)

Milwaukee Rep's Stiemke Studio Season Opens with AFTER ALL OF THE TERRIBLE THINGS I DO, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's 2014/15 Stiemke Studio Season opens with the World Premiere of after all the terrible things I do. This gripping drama, a provocative piece from award-winning playwright A. Rey Pamatmat, will be directed by Milwaukee Rep Associate Artist May Adrales, who returns to The Rep after directing Katori Hall's The Mountaintop (2012/13) and Dael Orlandersmith's Yellowman (2011/12). (more...)

Chita Rivera, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Birdland in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its October 2014 schedule, featuring Chita Rivera, Dave Leibman Big Band, Miss Coco Peru, Benny Green Trio, Kenny Baron and Dave Holland, Barbara Carroll, Ron Carter Nonet, Jane Monheit's Jazz Party, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. (more...)

SuperFansCompete.com Tests Fans' Football Knowledge and Loyalty in Unique Weekly Competition
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

REDMOND, Ore., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ SuperFansCompete.com is a new and exciting way for fans to express loyalty to their favorite team. Having gone live at the end of this year's NFL preseason, SuperFansCompete.com pits fan bases against each other in a challenging, first-of-its-kind trivia competition. Fans of every NFL team are encouraged to sign up for some friendly competition today at http://www.superfanscompete.com and to like the site on Facebook. (more...)

Standard Bank Silver Ovation Award Winner PIET SE OPTELGOED for Mother City Run
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

DonkerDonkie, in association with A Conspiracy of Clowns and Rhodes Drama, will tour Liezl de Kock's PIET SE OPTELGOED to the inaugural Cape Town Fringe Festival this year. PIET SE OPTELGOED won a Standard Bank Silver Ovation Award at this year's National Arts Festival and has been invited to the 2015 Amsterdam Fringe Festival. (more...)

Guadalupe Rivera Marin Joins Mexican Museum's Arts & Letters Council
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The Mexican Museum announces the appointment of Guadalupe Rivera Marin, daughter of renowned Mexican artist Diego Rivera, to the Museum's Arts and Letters Council. Rivera Marin will serve as an honorary co-chair with acclaimed actor, director and producer Edward James Olmos. Besides being an author and lecturer, Rivera Marin is also the founder and board chair of the Diego Rivera Foundation. (more...)

Inventor of WiTricity Technology and WiTricity Founder Dr. Marin Solja?i? Receives 2014 Blavatnik National Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Having developed the foundational technology for wireless power transfer via magnetic resonance, Solja?i? founded WiTricity in 2007 with the goal of commercializing the technology. Since the company's inception, WiTricity has become an active participant in organizations looking to standardize wireless charging specifications based on WiTricity's technology. These include the Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) and its Rezence specification for consumer electronics devices, as well as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), SAE International, and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) for charging of electric vehicles and in-vehicle charging of mobile devices. As the holder of the foundational patents for highly resonant wireless power transfer over distance, WiTricity technology is part of the backbone of these standard specifications. WiTricity's technology has been licensed by leading global brands including Intel and Toyota, validating the company's vision of a world without wires. (more...)

Tripwire CTO to Discuss Combating Insider Threats at 2014 Cyber Security Summit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Tripwire, Inc., a leading provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, today announced that Dwayne Melancon, the company's chief technology officer, will be participating in a panel at The New York City Cyber Security Summit. The conference will take place September 18, 2014, at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York City. (more...)

THE ORLESIA to Run 9/26-10/5 at The Theatre Centre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

The Theatre Centre, with Philip McKee and Tanja Jacobs, present the world premiere of Bloody Family, a radical adaptation of the ancient Greek tragedy The Oresteia from Sept. 26 to Oct. 5. Created and performed by McKee and Jacobs with collaborators Rose Plotek and Ishan Dave, the play also features Norah Sadava in a re-imagining of the tragic trilogy that connects this classical work with contemporary performance - a story of a family ripped apart by idealism. (more...)

Opera Sensation Carly Paoli Named Bedat & Co. 'Mezzo Soprano in Residence'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Swiss luxury timepiece brand Bedat & Co. is delighted to announce that it has appointed British Mezzo Soprano Carly Paoli, as a brand Ambassador. (more...)

45 Houston Area Schools Up for TUTS' 2015 Tommy Tune Awards; Full List Revealed!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) has announced the show titles for the 45 Houston area high schools participating in the 2015 Tommy Tune Awards. Created by TUTS in 2002, the Tommy Tune Awards recognizes and rewards excellence in the production of musical theatre by high school students and their teachers. (more...)

New Line Theatre Opens Season with BONNIE & CLYDE, Running 10/2-25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

New Line Theatre, "the bad boy of musical theatre," opens its 24th season of adult, alternative musical theatre with the St. Louis premiere of the new musical BONNIE & CLYDE, running Oct. 2-25, 2014. Tickets are available in advance through Metrotix,314-534-1111 or Metrotix.com. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BOOTYCANDY is Subversively Funny and Dramatically Intriguing
by Michael Dale - Sep 11, 2014

Robert O'Hara uses hilarious sketches and sobering drama in a collage of experiences from growing up gay and black. (more...)

TriZetto's New QNXT Configuration Solution Enables Healthcare Payers to Rapidly Change, Launch Products for Success in Post-Reform Market
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Some 70 health plans use TriZetto's QNXT system to administer the benefits of approximately 20 million Americans. The new QNXT Configuration Solution enhances the ability to configure the QNXT platform for new lines of business, new plan designs, and federal and state mandates. (more...)

GOLDEN FEATURES Signs to Warner Bros Records
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

From the anonymous bedroom producer who sent demos to Triple J, to the Billboard-tipped, Hottest Newcomer nominee (InTheMix), it's been a debut year beyond anyone's expectations for Golden Features – least of all, the man himself. (more...)

Accounting Today Honors Intacct Executive on 2014 Top 100 Most Influential People List
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Intacct, a leader in cloud financial managementand accounting software, today announced that Taylor Macdonald has been recognized by Accounting Today in the publication's latest report highlighting thought leaders and visionaries within the accounting industry. Taylor Macdonald, Intacct's vice president of channels, was placed on the '2014 Accounting Today Top 100 People' list for the eleventh time in his career. (more...)

Annenberg Space For Photography Announces Sink Or Swim: Designing For A Sea Change Featuring Works By Iwan Baan, Stephen Wilkes And Paula Bronstein
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Annenberg Space for Photography announces Sink or Swim: Designing for a Sea Change, on view from December 13, 2014 to May 3, 2015. Sink or Swim explores the human story of resilience, from adaptation for survival to ambitious infrastructure planning, in some of the richest and poorest of the world's coastal communities. Rather than showing pristine architectural photography, the photographs present viewers with various human responses to changes in their landscapes due to sea level rise. Sink or Swim aims to foster critical dialogue through the provocative juxtaposition of diverse responses to a challenge shared by millions worldwide. (more...)

The UUA Bookstore Presents the Military Ministry Toolkit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

The UUA is proud to share with you the Military Ministry Toolkit, a new workshop series designed for congregations seeking to be more inviting and inclusive of military members, veterans, and their families. (more...)

Fuhu Ranks #1 Fastest Growing Private Company in America For Second Consecutive Year on Inc. 5000 List
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

EL SEGUNDO, CA - Fuhu, Inc., the foremost innovator in technology for kids and their families, has been named the #1 Fastest Growing Private Company in America by Inc. Magazine's 500|5000 list, for the second consecutive year. In 2014, the company took the top spot with an impressive 158, 956% three-year growth rate almost quadruple that of the company's growth rate of 42,148% which earned the #1 ranking on the list in 2013. (more...)

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