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Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of STALKING THE BOGEYMAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

The new stage drama Stalking the Bogeymanat New World Stages (340 W. 50th St.) celebrated its official Opening Night yesterday, September 29. Based on the true story of David Holthouse as first told in the Denver Westword newspaper,STALKING THE BOGEYMAN was featured on the popular weekly public radio broadcast 'This American Life' in 2011, which prompted an array of media coverage from national and international outlets including ABC News, '20/20,' the New York Daily News, the LondonDaily Mail and more. Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

Opera Paralléle to Present Premiere of MY HEAD IS FULL OF COLORS as Part of National Opera Week, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

San Francisco, CA, September 30, 2014 – Continuing its trailblazing tradition of presenting new and less familiar works of music theatre, Opera Parallèle will give the world premiere of an opera based on author Catherine Friend's beloved children's book, My Head is Full of Colors, Saturday, November 1, at 11 am in the Koret Auditorium of the San Francisco Main Library, 100 Larkin Street. Written by Santa Cruz composer Chris Pratorius with libretto by Opera Parallèle Artistic Director Nicole Paiement, the work is the first commission premiered by the Company and is being performed during National Opera Week (October 24—November 2). The production will feature 4th grade students from Creative Arts Charter Schoolperforming with soprano Carolyn Bacon and baritone Sergey Khalikulov. Laura Anderson is the stage director, costumes are designed by Elly Jessop; the singers and small instrumental ensemble will be conducted by OP Intern Conductor William Long. (more...)

Betty Buckley, Justin Vivian Bond, Leah Ryan and More Set for Joe's Pub, 10/1-12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its shows running from October 1 to 12, 2014. Scroll down for details, and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows. (more...)

KING LEAR, FIDDLER & More Featured at New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts has just announced a slew of theatrical events for October, which will feature King Lear, Fiddler on the Roof, and much more. Check out the full list below! (more...)

Scoop: BLACK-ISH on ABC - Wednesday, October 15, 2014
by - Sep 29, 2014

Get all the scoop on BLACK-ISH, airing on ABC on Wednesday, October 15, 2014! (more...)

RHETORICAL To Play Stratford Circus, Oct 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Mpumelelo Paul Grootboom is the award winning, prolific South African playwright whose critically acclaimed play RHETORICAL is being performed at London Stratford Circus from October 14th-18th as part of Afrovibes UK. Five actors portray multiple characters in this exploration of the art of persuasion using the words of Thabo Mbeki who was President of South Africa from 1999 to 2008. (more...)

New Drama STALKING THE BOGEYMAN Opens Tonight at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

The new stage drama STALKING THE BOGEYMAN at New World Stages (340 W. 50th St.) celebrates its official Opening Night tonight, September 29 at 8 p.m. (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 9/27/2014 - 10/3/2014
by BWW - Sep 28, 2014

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 9/27/2014 - 10/3/2014! (more...)

Availability of Roadside Assistance Coverage Nationwide
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

GLG Insurance Professionals are now offering roadside assistance through Roadmasters.com. This type of coverage is designed to assist motorists in the event that something goes wrong with their vehicle while driving. The program includes such issues as flat tires, broken fuel lines, faulty batteries, overheated radiators, and running out of fuel. Roadside assistance coverage can save drivers money by providing immediate assistance that helps to take the stress out of a roadside problem. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Patti LuPone Sings with Gavin Creel, Jonathan Pryce & More in ENTRANCES, EXIST, AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN- Episode 7
by Stage Tube - Sep 26, 2014

Can't get enough of Patti LuPone? A documentary following the legendary performer has just been released on Youtube, titled 'Entrances, Exits, and Everything In Between.' Creator Josh Johnston writes: 'What she and I have collaborated on is our effort to show aspiring performers and fans of the arts what it's like in the shoes of a veteran of the craft: everything from the Sunset lows to the Rainbow Highs of performing, Patti LuPone has seen and lived it all.' (more...)

Scoop: BLACK-ISH on ABC - Wednesday, October 8, 2014
by - Sep 26, 2014

Get all the scoop on BLACK-ISH, airing on ABC on Wednesday, October 8, 2014! (more...)

VIDEO: Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross Talk New Series 'Black-Ish' on THE VIEW
by - Sep 25, 2014

Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross stopped by THE VIEW to talk about their new ABC comedy "Black-ish, which airs Wednesdays at 9:30-10:00 p.m. on ABC. Check out the apperance below! (more...)

STEAK OUT WITH KIX BROOKS Among Cooking Channel's November Highlights
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Cooking Channel kicks off the month with the premiere of Steak Out with Kix Brooks on Sunday, November 2nd at 8:00pmET/5:00pmPT, featuring country star Kix Brooks hitting the road on a culinary quest to discover the secrets and success stories of America's steakhouses. (more...)

Scoop: BLACK-ISH on ABC - Wednesday, October 8, 2014
by TV Scoop - Sep 25, 2014

Get all the scoop on BLACK-ISH, airing on ABC on Wednesday, October 8, 2014! (more...)

Sony/ATV, GEMA and PRS Launch Joint Music Venture
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Sony/ATV Music Publishing, UK collection society PRS for Music and German society GEMA have today announced that they have entered into a new agreement to administer licences for Sony/ATV and EMI's pan-European digital rights for Anglo-American repertoire. (more...)

Broadway League Sets 2014 National Education, Community Engagement Grant Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

The Broadway League has announced the recipients of its nineteenth annual National Education and Community Engagement Grants. These grants support inspired and inventive programs for a wide range of participants to experience and understand Broadway performances as a form of artistic expression and a powerful educational tool. (more...)

Daniel Boys, David Burt, Eve Polycarpou and Gina Beck to Star in 'JACQUES BREL' at Charing Cross This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

This October 2014, Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris opens at the Charing Cross Theatre for a strictly limited six-week run from 16 October to 22 November 2014. Press night is set for Saturday 18 October at 7.45pm. Directed by multi-award-winning director Andrew Keates, the production features an all-star cast of Daniel Boys (Avenue Q, Spamalot, Love Story - also well-known from BBC's Any Dream Will Do, 2007), David Burt (The Merchant of Venice, The Beggars People, Plague Over England), Eve Polycarpou (In The Heights, Mother Courage, Jacques Brel - National Theatre, 1970s) and Gina Beck (Wicked, Phantom of the Opera, Les Mise?rables). (more...)

GRIND: THE MOVIE with Anthony Rapp Available Online, Beginning 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

CHEMICALLY ALTERED and TELLY LEUNG PRODUCTIONS have announced the public premiere of their new musical short film GRIND: THE MOVIE starring Anthony Rapp (If/Then, Rent), Claire Coffee ("Grimm," "The West Wing") and Pasha Pellosie ("The Carrie Diaries") on October 1. (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ to Open This Weekend at the John W. Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport is thrilled to announce the opening of THE WIZARE OF OZ on Saturday, September 27th. (more...)

Anthony Rapp Stars in Telly Leung's New Musical Short Film GRIND: THE MOVIE!
by Movies News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

CHEMICALLY ALTERED and TELLY LEUNG PRODUCTIONS have announced the public premiere of their new musical short film GRIND: THE MOVIE starring Anthony Rapp (more...)

VIDEO: Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross Talk New ABC Comedy BLACK-ISH
by - Sep 24, 2014

Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, stars of the new ABC comedy BLACK-ISH stopped by GMA to talk about the new family sitcom which follows the lives of an upper middle class black family. (more...)

Karma Reinvents Mobile Internet Access, Launches Pre-Orders of Karma Go
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Karma Go works in the same human-centric way that Karma pioneered: you only pay for the data you use, that data never expires, there are no monthly fees, and you never sign a contract. One tiny box can get all your WiFi-enabled devices online, and when you share your Karma connection with others you earn free data. (more...)

SF Symphony Film Series to Present Six Films, Accompanied by Live Music, for Second Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (August 27, 2014) – The San Francisco Symphony (SFS) continues its popular Film Series in the 2014-15 season, offering a wide range of critically-acclaimed films projected above the Davies Symphony Hall stage with their powerful musical scores performed as live orchestral accompaniment. The series opens September 27 with The Wizard of Oz and its Academy Award-winning film score, in celebration of the film's 75th Anniversary year. December 12 & 13 the SFS is joined by over 150 children's voices for the holiday favorite Home Alone with score by John Williams. The U.S. premiere of Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather with live orchestral accompaniment of the film's haunting score by Nino Rota follows, January 9-10. A celebration of iconic choreography on March 28, Gotta Dance! Great Moments of Dance in Film highlights choreographed scenes from 2001: A Space Odyssey, Brigadoon, Madame Bovary, and An American in Paris, among others. The series closes on April 25 with a program saluting Chinese composer Tan Dun's film scores, including his Oscar- and Grammy-winning score to Ang Lee's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Zhang Yimou'sHero, and Feng Xiaogang's The Banquet. On Halloween, a restoration of the 1920 black & white film Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde will be accompanied by the improvisations of Todd Wilson on Davies Symphony Hall's mighty Ruffatti organ. The series follows the sold out inaugural series in 2013-14 which presented a week of Hitchcock films, A Night at the Oscars, Charlie Chaplin's silent film City Lights, and selections from Disney's classicFantasia films. (more...)

BiblioBoard Now Offers Over Two Thousand LGBTQ+ Books from Riptide Publishing and Dreamspinner Press
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

BiblioBoard now offers over two thousand LGBTQ+ books from Riptide Publishing and Dreamspinner Press, including Dreamspinner's Young Adult imprint, Harmony Ink Press, and nearly 300 Dreamspinner books in Spanish, Italian, French and German. The collection, which contains over 100 finalists and recipients of the Rainbow Award, the Lambda Literary Award, the EPIC eBook Award and the CBC Rookie Award, is being sold with bulk discounts and tiered pricing in proportion to library size, putting the collection within the budget of any library. (more...)

Sarah Hyland, Jeff Goldblum, Rumer Willis, SCREAM Parody and More Set for Rockwell: Table & Stage, Oct 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

ROCKWELL Table and Stage, L.A.'s premier spot for extraordinary entertainment and dining is thrilled to announce its October line-up of can't-miss events with a glittering line-up of stars. With such a wide variety of experiences so thrilling, it's enough to make you SCREAM! ROCKWELLTable and Stage is located at 1714 N. Vermont in Los Feliz. (more...)

The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences to Present THE WIZARD OF OZ, 11/7-1/4/2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Follow the yellow brick road to The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive in Lincolnshire, for the enchanting musical production of THE WIZARD OF OZ, running from November 7, 2014 through January 4, 2015, with a press opening on Saturday, November 22 at 10AM. The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences favorite Rachel Rockwell will direct and choreograph, with musical direction by Ryan T. Nelson. Based on the classic 1939 MGM movie, this special one-hour presentation of THE WIZARD OF OZ features the classic songs 'Follow the Yellow Brick Road,' "Ding Dong the Witch is Dead,' and 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow.' A Question & Answer session with the cast will follow every performance. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Sits Down with Barbra Streisand
by Randy Rainbow - Sep 23, 2014

It's time for the newest episode of BWW's exclusive TV series - CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH Randy Rainbow! In this edition, Randy conducts an epic sit-down interview with the legendary Barbra Streisand. Click HERE to watch all of the previous episodes! (more...)

English Professor Glenn Willis Releases In Part II of Series, DEAR AMERICA, WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Pickup up where 'Dear America, Do You Hear What I Hear?' left off, Glenn Willis, Ed.D., has dedicated his new book to all the middle class citizens who still yearn for the mythical American dream and believe that change is possible. 'Dear America, Where Do We Go From Here?' is available now on Amazon Kindle. (more...)

New Album From Buckeye Politicians Out Now on Utopia Records
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Of the terrifying statements a musician can hear, 'Your master recordings have been lost' has to rank among the most gut-wrenching. (more...)

New York Innovative Theatre Awards to Honor Off-Off Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

The New York Innovative Theatre Awards, the organization dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, has announced 2014 recipients of the 2014 Honorary Awards. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chuck Cooper, Bob Ari & More Join Randie Levine-Miller for BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPER DIVOS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

On Monday, September 15, Randie Levine-Miller presented and hosted Broadway Showstopper Divos --'A Swell Party' at the Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street. (more...)

New Album from the Buckeye Politicians Was 39 Years in the Making
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Of the terrifying statements a musician can hear, 'Your master recordings have been lost' has to rank among the most gut-wrenching. But that's exactly what occurred to the Buckeye Politicians after recording their album in 1975. It only took four decades to make good on the promise of their musical vision, but 'now they're back with the crunch of rock, the rhythms of soul music, and the punch of a horn section,' states their long-time manager, Herb Gart. (more...)

Artscape's Heritage Festival Presents Theatre, Music, Dance and Poetry Sept. 24-30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2014

Multicultural theatre, music, dance and poetry productions are set to engage audiences in a celebration of South Africa's rich heritage at the Artscape Theatre. With South Africa's annual Heritage Day taking place on 24 September, The Artscape Heritage Festival will present a series of productions until 30 September that reflect on South Africa's history, the struggle for freedom, the pros and cons of life in the 'new' South Africa and the Rainbow Nation's rich cultural diversity. (more...)

ALL HER FACES – A PORTRAIT OF DUSTY SPRINGFIELD, 10/16-26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2014

From Now On Productions, LLC, will present ALL HER FACES - A PORTRAIT OF DUSTY SPRINGFIELD, for a limited run, October 15 - 26 at the Workshop Theater Company's Main Stage Theater. (more...)

BWW TV: Billy Porter, S. Epatha Merkerson, Lillias White & More Preview WHILE I YET LIVE at Primary Stages
by Randy Rainbow - Sep 20, 2014

Primary Stages in association with Susan Dietz (Fela!, Mothers and Sons), present the world premiere of While I Yet Live by the Tony-winning star of Kinky Boots and Angels in America, Billy Porter, and directed by Tony Award nominee Sheryl Kaller (Mothers and Sons, Next Fall, Adrift in Macao). Poor Behavior plays a limited, six-week engagement September 23 - October 31 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a NEW 42ND STREET project (229 West 42nd Street). Opening night is Sunday, October 12 at 7PM. The company recently met the press and BroadwayWorld's Randy Rainbow was there for the big event. Check out a behind the scenes look below! (more...)

BWW TV: Belle is Back! Inside Rehearsal for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST International Tour
by Randy Rainbow - Sep 20, 2014

In celebration of Disney's Beauty and the Beast's 20th anniversary on the stage, Disney Theatrical Productions, NETworks and Broadway Entertainment Group will present the first-ever international tour for the title. The English-language tour will open at Istanbul's Zorlu Center in October 2014 and will tour to diverse international markets including Kazakhstan, United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia marking the first time Disney's timeless musical will have been seen in these territories. The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld's Raindy Rainbow was there for the big event. Go inside rehearsal below! (more...)

Tony Winner Christine Ebersole to Headline Landmark's 2014 Spotlight Gala, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Some nights are magical from start to finish. Each year Landmark on Main Street's Spotlight Gala is one of the Most Enchanting Evenings and this year will be no exception. On November 8, Spotlight Gala '14 will once again be filled with incredible music when Two-Time Tony Award Winner Christine Ebersole brings her critically acclaimed new show to our stage followed by a Party in the tented Spotlight Club with gourmet delicacies by H on the Harbor and a festive, elegant ambiance. (more...)

RAINBOW BEAST Releases Album 'Tales From the Monstrosity Scrolls'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Imagine if Yo Gabba Gabba and Tim Burton started a DIY, punk rock theater with The Flaming Lips as the house band, and you'll get some sense of Rainbow Beast. (more...)

Scoop: BLACKISH on ABC - Wednesday, October 1, 2014
by TV Scoop - Sep 18, 2014

Get all the scoop on BLACK-ISH, airing on ABC on Wednesday, October 1, 2014! (more...)

Angela Lansbury to Star in BLITHE SPIRIT at the Ahmanson, Beginning December 9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Following the internationally acclaimed production with sold-out engagements on Broadway and in London's West End, television legend, Oscar recipient and five-time Tony Award-winner Angela Lansbury returns to the stage in Noel Coward's smash-hit comedic play 'Blithe Spirit' in an exciting North American tour to be launched at Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: CARNIE WILSON of Wilson Phillips Talks About Saban Concert on the 26th
by Don Grigware - Sep 18, 2014

Carnie, daughter of Brian Wilson, one of the original Beach Boys, and sister of Wendy Wilson, is also known for her television work and recently for creating gourmet desserts for Vitello's Ristorante in Studio City. Carnie is married to music producer Rob Bonfiglio and has two young daughters, Lola 9 and Luci 5. She recently sat down with me to chat about the upcoming concert and various aspects of her career. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Sequined Ponies Save the Day in BRONIES! THE MUSICAL
by Ellen Dostal - Oct 2, 2014

BRONIES! THE MUSICAL made a big splash at this year's Hollywood Fringe Festival. It won multiple awards including Best Musical, the Thirty9One Golden Elephant for best director/producers, and a Producers' Encore Award, and more importantly, it won the hearts of everyone who saw it. (more...)

Michelle Caravelli Presents Family Memoir
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

WARWICK, R.I. (more...)

Rainbow Room Opens Once Again For Dinner, Dancing, and Brunch
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Rainbow Room, New York City's historic landmark and iconic restaurant atop 30 Rockefeller Plaza in Rockefeller Center, will open to the public on October 5, 2014, serving its first Sunday brunch. Rainbow Room's first dinner service will take place on Monday, October 6, 2014. (more...)

Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN Begins Tonight at Paper Mill
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse will open its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. Can-Can will play the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from tonight, October 1 through October 26, 2014. The official press opening night is Sunday, October 5, at 7:00pm. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Sierra Boggess, Jeremy Jordan & More Set for 54 Below in October & November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

This October and November 54 BELOW presents a lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ, JUNGLE BOOK KIDS & More Set for Children's Theatre at Way Off Broadway's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, the area's only year-round producing theatre, is not just known for its Mainstage productions. Shortly after the theatre opened, it launched its own Children's Theatre. The Children's Theatre at Way Off Broadway has been a part of the premiere entertainment venue since 1996 when it opened with an original production of Sleep Beauty. That was the beginning of what would become one of the most popular family entertainment spots in Frederick. To this day, the Children's Theatre at Way Off Broadway is the area's only children's lunch theater, offering a family-friendly meal before each show, and giving audience members, young and old alike, a chance to meet the character before they see them singing and dancing on stage. (more...)

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Announces Auditions for Local Singer/Actor for BROADWAY & BEYOND
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is seeking an Orlando-based singer between the ages of 9-14 to perform in Broadway & Beyond at the Walt Disney Theater on November 15. The selected singer will make her debut in a solo number with an all-star, professional Broadway cast for the Grand Premiere of Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Presented by Dr. Phillips Charities and Balfour Beatty Construction. The show is under the direction of renowned Broadway producer Richard Jay-Alexander and musical director Mary-Mitchell Campbell. Jay-Alexander will host the auditions with leaders from the Dr. Phillips Center. (more...)

Sony/ATV Announces Joint Venture with Chainsmokers Manager Adam Alpert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed a joint venture agreement with artist manager Adam Alpert to launch a music publishing company. (more...)

Simon Bailey, Cynthia Erivo, Eva Noblezada and More to Join Georgia Stitt in MY LIFELONG LOVE at the Garrick Theatre, Oct 26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

US composer and lyricist Georgia Stitt is to make her West End debut in a welcome return to London following her sell-out concerts at St Paul's Church in 2007 and The Hippodrome in 2012. (more...)

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