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Second Stage Theatre (New York, NY)
307 West 43rd Street (at 8th Avenue)

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'The Language of Man: Learning to Speak Creativity' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

From global leaders to parents, creativity is consistently cited as the most important skill in a fast moving, increasingly complex world. But what is creativity? Who is creative? And how can anyone create anything, anytime, anywhere? Award-winning author Larry Robertson reveals the answers in his new book, The Language of Man: Learning to Speak Creativity. (more...)

Saviynt launches industry's first FREE Security Analyzer for AWS
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Critic's Choice: Best of Maine 2016
by Carla Maria Verdino-SŁllwold - Nov 29, 2016

Having had the Privilege to serve as Broadway World's Maine Editor for more than three years now, I can say with pride that the state, though remote as it may seem from the epicenter of the theatre world, Broadway, is blessed to be home to so many thriving theatre companies who produce exciting, vibrant seasons. As I compiled my list for 2016 with many familiar names, I was also struck by the extraordinary consistency of excellence these companies maintain. Here are my personal choices of the best in Maine, grouped by theatre and show. (more...)

Reading of FALLING DOWN THE STAIRS at 360repco
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

360repco's Final Reading of 2016 This is our 10th of the year and we're so thrilled to have this dynamic and provocative team end on a high note. This piece is a Ensemble Studio Theatre/Sloan commission. (more...)

360repco Presents Reading of Newest Work by Tala Manassah and Mona Mansour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

360repco's presents its Final Reading of 2016. This is the company's 10th of the year and they are thrilled to have this dynamic and provocative team end on a high note. This piece is a Ensemble Studio Theatre/Sloan commission. (more...)

Leadership Change Announced at Atlanta Lyric Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Atlanta Lyric Theatre, the metro area's only musical theatre company, announces that long-time Managing Artistic Director Brandt Blocker will be leaving the 36-year-old company. Current Director of Education and Development Mary Nye Bennett will serve as artistic director. (more...)

Mayor Walsh & Billy Porter to be Honored at Huntington's SPOTLIGHT SPECTACULAR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

 Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Tony Award-winning artist and Topdog/Underdog director Billy Porter will be honored with the Wimberly Award at the 2017 Spotlight Spectacular on Monday, April 24, 2017. The Huntington's festive annual event raises money to support the Huntington's programs, including its award-winning youth, education, and community initiatives that reach more than 30,000 annually. (more...)

Photo Flash: Child Mind Institute Raises $7 Million at Child Advocacy Award Dinner Honoring Nancy and Fred Poses
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The Child Mind Institute raised over $7 million and honored philanthropists Nancy and Fred Poses and Duke University professor Kenneth A. Dodge, PhD, at its seventh annual Child Advocacy Award Dinner at Cipriani 42nd Street Monday night.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Brian Stokes Mitchell, Al Roker and More Attend the Child Mind Institute's Gala
by Nora Dominick - Nov 28, 2016

The Child Mind Institute raised over $7 million and honored philanthropists Nancy and Fred Poses and Duke University professor Kenneth A. Dodge, PhD, at its seventh annual Child Advocacy Award Dinner at Cipriani 42nd Street on November 21st. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

tiata fahodzi are Successful in Joining the Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

tiata fahodzi are one of five theatre companies across England to join up with the Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme (RTYDS), the country's longest running and most influential training scheme for new directors. (more...)

Lieberman Software to Present Cloud Security Session at Gartner Identity and Access Management Summit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

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Jason's Deli Offers Original Menu Items at 1976 Prices on November 30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Jason's Deli marks its 40th Anniversary with a Customer Appreciation Day on November 30 featuring original menu items at 1976 prices. (more...)

CONDER/dance Announces Artists For 10th Anniversary Of Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

After receiving a record-breaking 145 submissions from the top national and international voices in contemporary dance, CONDER/dance announces its final selection of artists who will be featured at the 2017 Breaking Ground Contemporary Dance Festival. (more...)

Guest Blog: Composer Luke Bateman on MR POPPER'S PENGUINS
by Guest Blog: Luke Bateman - Nov 24, 2016

I like to write tunes. By tunes I mean real hummable melodies. Some people scoff at this as if 'that's easy' or 'not exactly art', but I thoroughly disagree. Lots of songwriters write both music and lyrics, and I've given lyrics a go, but I like to stick to the music. In my opinion, my job is to serve a lyric. A great melody can carry a poor lyric, but a good lyric sure as hell ain't gonna carry a bad tune. When you combine both a great lyric and a great melody then you've hit the jackpot. (more...)

TELUS launches Internet for Good pilot to support 15,000 Alberta families
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2016

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Arkadin is Recognised in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Web Conferencing for Third Consecutive Year
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

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Brian Setzer Orchestra to Perform Private 'Christmas Rocks!' Concert for SiriusXM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

SiriusXM announced today that iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner Brian Setzer and his 19-piece The Brian Setzer Orchestra will perform an exclusive invitation-only concert for SiriusXM listeners (more...)

The Granada Presents the Brian Setzer Orchestra's CHRISTMAS ROCKS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

The Granada Theatre Concert Series is pleased to present the Brian Setzer Orchestra's Christmas Rocks! on Monday, December 19, 2016 at 7:30pm. The iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner Brian Setzerand his 19-piece orchestra whip up a huge dose of retro holiday cheer this season with their Christmas Rocks! Tour. The acclaimed show also features music from their latest Christmas album, "Rockin' Rudolph," their three other best-selling holiday albums, as well as original Brian Setzer hits. Adding to the excitement, audience members will have the unique opportunity to dance the night away on a dance floor set up immediately in front of the stage that night! (more...)

Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru Presents MACBETH at Caerphilly Castle
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, the Welsh-language national theatre of Wales, is set to bring a brand new site-specific production of Macbeth to the magnificent Medieval setting of Wales' largest castle. (more...)

Hakkasan Group Welcomes GRAMMY Award-Winning Artist Zedd to 2017 Artist Roster
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

World-renowned hospitality company Hakkasan Group, continues to shake things up with the newest addition to their 2017 talent lineup, Zedd. The multi-platinum selling artist will make his awaited debut Saturday, Jan. 7at OMNIA Nightclub inside Caesars Palace. (more...)

O, WONDER! at Oak Park Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

That's what we, Oak Park Festival Theatre, hope to do for and with our community each December with Midwinter's Tales. (more...)

Don Barnhart's Battle Comics Bring Laughter To War Zones Entertaining The Troops
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Taking time off from his residency in Las Vegas, comedian Don Barnhart will once again lead the Battle Comics World Tour as they head to the Middle East bringing laughter to the men and women serving overseas in war zones. (more...)

'Angel Action Wings For Orlando' to Move to GLBT Community Center of Central Florida
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF will be permanently relocating the "Angel Action Wings for Orlando" to The GLBT Community Center of Central Florida (The Center) on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. The Center is located at 946 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803. (more...)

Gore Honored By Military & Aerospace Electronics 2016 Innovators Awards Program
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

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Tickets to THE SOUND OF MUSIC and MOTOWN THE MUSICAL on Sale Next Week at Playhouse Square
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Playhouse Square has announced Cleveland engagements of Rodgers + Hammerstein's THE SOUND OF MUSIC and MOTOWN THE MUSICAL in Summer 2017. (more...)

Guest Blog: Ciaran McConville On THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS at Rose Theatre Kingston
by Guest Blog: Ciaran McConville - Nov 21, 2016

Adapting The Wind in the Willows for the stage has been such a circuitous and unexpected process. I reread the book last Christmas and understood, but couldn't define, its enduring appeal. As a novel, it's gloriously messy - at times conventional and at others surprisingly radical. Kenneth Grahame switches genres mid-chapter, offers no consistency on the physics of his fictional world, and his views on class, sex and gender all feel stuffy by today's standards. (more...)

BWW Review: Unique and Hilarious JAMES FRANCO AND ME At Epic Theatre Company
by Andria Tieman - Nov 21, 2016

James Franco and Me is an idea that could only have come from the brain of Kevin Broccoli.  Set in a hospital waiting room as the protagonist waits for his father to die, this play becomes a kind of meta commentary on life, celebrity, loss, failure and friendship.  Featuring 13 different actors as James Franco with each production completely unrehearsed, there's almost a sinister 'what if it all goes wrong' feeling that the audience has.  That also adds to the drama in a completely unexpected way, especially when the viewer gets completely wrapped up in the performances and then reminds herself that these two people, on this night, have never done this before, and it seems seamless.  One of the things that still gives me chills is the thought that when you're viewing a live production, the performers and the audience are sharing a moment that no one else will ever get to experience.  Broccoli has blown that up into 13 moments, and it's hard to not feel a little frustrated to have missed out on 12 of those. (more...)

Broadway's ALLEGIANCE, Starring George Takei, to Hit the Big Screen in Canada
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Cineplex Events presents George Takei's Allegiance: The Broadway Musical on the Big Screen, in select theatres across the Canada for one night only on December 13, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: GET ON UP JAMES BROWN CELEBRATION at NJPAC
by Adam Cohen - Nov 21, 2016

A winning powerful tribute to James Brown from those who sang and played with him. (more...)

Artists Give Back at AccessArt, Brooklyn's Favorite Affordable Art Sale
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

The holiday season is almost here and Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC) will continue the year-long celebration of our 50th Anniversary with AccessArt, Brooklyn's favorite annual affordable art sale and holiday party. (more...)

Escribe to Publish Mary Bringle Novel
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

'The publication of The Children's Bullet is for us both an honor and a Privilege,' says Diane Martin, president and CEO of Escribe Publishing Inc. 'We are thrilled to have been given this opportunity to work with Mary's family to bring this amazing writer's work to the public 's attention.' About The Author Mary Bringle was born in Racine, Wisconsin in 1938. She attended college at the University of Colorado in Boulder and at New York University After brief periods of being a model, an actress, and a lawyer's office assistant, her first appearance in print was in When I was 16 (Platt and Munk, 1967) 'by Mary Brannum and the Editors.' Mary Bringle went on to author several books including, The Footpath Murder, The Man in the Moss-Colored Trousers, and Open Heart. Escribe provides a complete publishing solution for all of its authors, which includes editing, book cover design, printing, and distribution. For more information The Children's Bullet, please call Sharon Cash at Escribe Publishing at 212-726-2118 or visit our website at http://www.escribepublishing.com. Inquiries may also be sent to info@escribepublishing.com. Escribe Publishing Inc. is an independent book publishing company. The company's mailing address is 244 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2337. New York, NY 10001. (more...)

Helluva Theatre Company in Association with Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble Presents MAJOR BARBARA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

MAJOR BARBARA as you've never seen it before. (more...)

BWW Review: What it Means to Live with Origin Theatre Company's POISON
by Kristen Morale - Nov 19, 2016

Poison brings two people together in a cemetery to discuss the desecration and movement of their son's grave, as part of the cemetery's plan to expand. In a style that is incredibly that of Waiting for Godot, this divorced couple comes together and must wait for the person who will come speak to them about their son's grave; of course he doesn't show up. Not having seen or heard from one another in ten long years, they awkwardly await the man that is to save them from their discomfort of being reunited; when he never arrives, they begin to talk about the past. (more...)

Ilya Kozadayev Will Appear as Guest Artist in Etudes de Ballet's Production of THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Ballet's production of The Nutcracker on December 3 and 4, 2016 at the Golden Gate High School Auditorium in Naples, Florida. (more...)

Photo Flash: STRAIGHT WHITE MEN at The Wilbury Group
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Check out photos from The Wilbury Theatre Group production of Young Jean Lee's 'Straight White Men', directed by Vince Petronio. (more...)

PeopleAdmin appoints Jack Blaha as CEO as Kermit Randa assumes Board role
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

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Charity Celebration Show To Mark 60th Anniversary Of World Famous Cavern Club
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

A special show is being staged in January 2017 to start a year of celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of the world's most famous club - The Cavern in Liverpool. (more...)

New Children's Picture Book By Sandra L. Richards is Released
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

On Thursday, some of New York's elite gathered together in New York City to celebrate the release of Rice & Rocks, a new children's book written by Sandra L. Richards that connects cultures through cuisine. (more...)

Sundance Selects Takes Domestic Rights for Untitled John DeLorean Documentary
by Movies News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

XYZ Films and Sundance Selects announced today that all domestic rights for the UNTITLED DELOREAN DOCUMENTARY have been picked up by Sundance Selects. (more...)

Julliard Dance Presents NEW DANCES: EDITION 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Juilliard Dance, under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes, presents New Dances: Edition 2016 featuring four world-premiere dances by choreographers John Heginbotham (First-Year Dancers), Katarzyna Skarpetowska, (Second-Year Dancers), Pam Tanowitz (Third-Year Dancers), and Matthew Neenan (Fourth-Year Dancers).  Heginbotham and Skarpetowska are Juilliard alums, and Tanowitz and Neenan are returning as New Dances choreographers.  (more...)

SHAPING SOUND Returns to Playhouse Square this March!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

TRAVIS WALL and Break The Floor Productions will be including Playhouse Square as part of their national tour by America's hottest dance company, Travis Wall's SHAPING SOUND.  After The Curtain will begin touring March 1st in Utica, New York and play nineteen cities. Travis Wall's SHAPING SOUND After The Curtain comes to Playhouse Square's Connor Palace Saturday, March 11 at 7:30 pm. TICKETS FOR Travis Wall's Shaping Sound March 11 are $75, $55, $45, $35 & $10 and are on sale now at playhousesquare.org, 216-241-6000 and the Ticket Office. (more...)

Travis Wall's SHAPING SOUND: AFTER THE CURTAIN Coming to Shea's in March
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

TRAVIS WALL and Break The Floor Productions have announced national tour dates for the second show by America's hottest dance company, Travis Wall's SHAPING SOUND. After The Curtain will begin touring March 1st in Utica, New York and play nineteen cities. The tour will resume summer of 2017, those dates will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Friday for THE SOUND OF MUSIC in Milwaukee
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Tickets go on sale for the brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC , directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien on Friday, November 18 at 10:00 am. (more...)

The Huntington Continues Commitment to Play Development with the 2016 BREAKING GROUND FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The Huntington Theatre Company's 2016 Breaking Ground festival of new plays will be held December 1 - 4 at the Huntington's home for new work, the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. The festival is a vital part of the Huntington's new play development efforts and highlights the work of locally-based Huntington Playwriting Fellows and national writers in partnership with the Huntington. Over the last decade, Breaking Ground plays have gone on to appear at the Huntington as well as theatres in Boston, across the country, and internationally.  (more...)

DRAKORIAN: A New Musical World Premiere at Yale
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Yale is excited to announce a production of Drakorian, a BRAND NEW MUSICAL which will take place in Yale's own Off-Broadway Theater from February 16-18, 2017. (more...)

Marcus Hiles - Advises How to Find Free Space in Texas Rental Properties
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2016

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Susan Egan Weighs in on HAMILTON Controversy in Response to Larry O'Connor
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2016

Following the curtain speech made by the Broadway cast of Hamilton to Vice President-elect Mike Pence that took over the Internet, the resultant aftermath included an article from Hot Air writer Larry O'Connor (formally known by the alias 'Stage Right') titled 'And this is why I was a closeted conservative when I worked on Broadway' (sic). (more...)

AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN Adds Weekend at The Actor's Temple
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN, a world premiere musical the creators of the Broadway bound musical Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical, has added an additional three-performance weekend to the previously announced performances due to popular demand. (more...)

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