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Tommy Hilfiger Debuts Fall 2014 Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

The Tommy Hilfiger Group, which is wholly owned by PVH Corp., announced its Fall 2014 global advertising campaign la víe en rõpe. The Hilfigers - the beloved all-American family at the heart of the brand's marketing strategy - make the trek to Lake Tahoe, where California and Nevada meet, to establish a preppy outpost as the eclectic group of characters conquer the great outdoors. All the rugged references are here: high-peak parkas, snowlines of shearling, blazers and bungee cords; burnished sunset plaids show up in shirtdresses, leather jackets and boots. And in case of emergencies, there'll be a St. Bernard. (more...)

MSG Network to Count Down Top Rangers & Knicks Moments on MSG Countdown
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

MSG Network will count down the top moments and plays from the New York Rangers and New York Knicks on MSG Countdown, premiering Monday, August 4 at 9:00 p.m. Hosted by well-known comedian Godfrey, MSG Countdown will bring fans unforgettable moments from the last 40 years, counting down “Top Moments of the 21st Century Rangers;” “Top Moments of the 21st Century Knicks;” “50-50-50 Club” (50 pts. in a game, 50 goals in a season, or 50 saves by a goalie in a game); “Lundqvist's Top Shut Outs;” “Penalty Shots, Shoot Outs & Saves;” “Top Moments of the 2013-14 Rangers;” and more. The 30-minute countdown show is slated for 10 episodes. (more...)

Nike and AS Monaco Announcd New Away Kit for 2014-15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

This season AS Monaco will wear a bold new away kit that reinvents their traditional blue away color celebrating their position on the coast and the nautical influence in the principality. (more...)

Trace Adkins to Perform on FOX & FRIENDS' Summer Concert Series Tomorrow
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

FOX News Channel's (FNC) FOX & Friends All-American Summer Concert Series presents American country singer Trace Adkins on Friday, August 1st, 2014 at 8AM/ET. The chart-topping country singer is known for hit songs such as: “(This Ain't) No Thinkin' Thing,” “Ladies Love Country Boys,” and “You're Gonna Miss This.” A Grammy Award-nominated member of the Grand Ole Opry, Adkins will also discuss his summer tour and perform some of his greatest hits. (more...)

The Biggest Loser Resort in Utah Rebrands as Fitness Ridge
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

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Associates, CMN Hospitals Celebrate RE/MAX Month of Miracles
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

DENVER, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ RE/MAX and Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals ) kick off the third annual Month of Miracles tomorrow in a collaborative effort to increase awareness for sick and injuRed children. Throughout the month of August, RE/MAX Miracle Agents, Offices and Teams are encouraged to make a donation to local CMN Hospitals after each closed residential or commercial property sale. (more...)

Touchstorm's One-Of-A-Kind Video Index Generates A Groundbreaking YouTube Report On Outdoor Activities And Adventure Sports
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Touchstorm, a technology-based services company that builds video audiences for the world's best brands, used its powerful Video Index to produce the first comprehensive YouTube report on Outdoor Activities and Adventure Sports. Featuring data from 3,166 YouTube channels across 38 topics, the new report reveals which channels are building a following and mastering the conversation on YouTube. The full report is available for free download at (more...)

NASA Hosts 3 p.m. EDT Teleconference with Mars 2020 Principal Investigators
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ NASA will host a teleconference at 3 p.m. EDT today with the principal investigators of the selected instruments that will fly aboard the agency's Mars 2020 rover. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater & Holocaust Center to Present THE BEST OF ENEMIES, 10/15-11/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF and the Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center of Florida are proud to present The Best of Enemies from October 15 - November 16, 2014 in the Goldman (more...)

Hockeytown Cafe Reveals Updated Menu
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Hockeytown Cafe is proud to announce the launch of an updated menu featuring 14 new pub-style classics to expand its appetizer and entree lineup, including a signature Baked Mac & Cheese. (more...)

See, Hear & Feel the Music with Diamond+ Bluetooth Speaker Music & Light Show
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Yantouch, multiple winner of the Red Dot Award for their “Music+Light” consumer electronics designs, announced today the Diamond+ music and light LED lifestyle diamond-shaped Bluetooth speaker. (more...)

The Hope Players' INTO THE WOODS to Support Hope for Change Foundation, 8/15-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Local non-profit theater group The Hope Players announces the latest in their signature series of fundraising performances - Stephen Sondheim's and James Lapine's masterpiece Into the Woods. The group is affiliated with The Hope for Change Foundation (HFC) - a Westchester-based non-profit organization that raises money for breast cancer research through theatrical endeavors. (more...)

VIDEO: It's Here! Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick & More Shine in First Teaser for Disney's Star-Studded INTO THE WOODS!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

The first teaser trailer for Rob Marshall's big screen adaptation of the hit Broadway musical INTO THE WOODS has arrived! The musical will hit theaters on December 25, 2014 from Walt Disney Pictures. Click here to get a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Mu Performing Arts' Ivey Awards to Celebrate 10 Years of 'Theater Forever', 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

The 10th Anniversary Ivey Awards announced today that Mu Performing Arts Artistic Director Randy Reyes will return as event co-host along with new co-host actor-singer Christina Baldwin, "a staple in the Twin Cities theater community" (Minnesota Original). (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Debut Season 2 of SPEED KILLS, 8/20
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

The new season of Smithsonian Channel's original series, SPEED KILLS, premiering Wednesday, August 20 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, explores areas of the globe where maximum speed is necessary to survive. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the SEX WITH STRANGERS Opening Night Red Carpet with David Hyde Pierce, Kristine Nielsen & More
by Walter McBride - Jul 31, 2014

Second Stage Theatre continues its 35th Anniversary Season with Laura Eason's SEX WITH STRANGERS, directed by David Schwimmer and starring Anna Gunn and Billy Magnussen. The production opened last night, and BroadwayWorld was on the scene to capture opening night arrivals, featuring appearances by Kristine Nielsen, David Hyde Pierce, Lauren Molina and more! (more...)

ACI Worldwide, Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

“ACI had a strong second quarter, driven by continued market interest in our Universal Payments solutions and solid execution company wide,” commented Phil Heasley, President and CEO, ACI Worldwide. “We expect the addition of Retail Decisions to continue this momentum and we remain optimistic regarding the remainder of 2014 and beyond.” (more...)

The9 Limited Announces Forming a Joint Venture with Qihoo 360
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

SHANGHAI, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ The9 Limited (NCTY) ('The9'), an online game developer and operator, announced that The9 and Qihoo 360 Technology Co., Ltd. ('Qihoo 360') had enteRed into an agreement today to form a joint venture. Pursuant to the joint venture agreement, The9 and Qihoo 360 will each own 50% equity interest in the joint venture and share profits according to this ratio. (more...)

VIDEO: Colbie Caillat Performs 'Try' on THE VIEW
by - Jul 31, 2014

On this week's THE VIEW on ABC, Colbie Caillat performed her new and inspiring song "Try." Watch the appearance below! (more...)

VIDEO: Maks Chmerkovskiy Announces Retirement from DWTS on 'The View'
by - Jul 31, 2014

Yesterday, Maks announced that he is hanging up his dancing shoes during his appearance on ABC's THE VIEW. (more...)

Publish Enemies Releases Graphic Novel - DAYGLOW by David Hahn
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - Publish Enemies, LLC ( announced today the release of their first-ever graphic novel, DAYGLOW. The newly launched publisher made available today part 1 of a 4-part series. DAYGLOW is a creator-owned graphic novel created, written, and drawn by David Hahn. (more...)

BWW Interviews: A Chat With Playwrights Karl Hinze and Becky Goldberg
by Melissa Giordano - Jul 31, 2014

It is my pleasure to speak to Long Island playwrights Karl Hinze and Becky Goldberg. They have a wonderful new show reading at The New York Musical Theatre Festival and were kind enough to take time to speak with me today! (more...)

BWW TV: BROADWAY QUICK CHANGE with Robert Hartwell & ALADDIN's James Monroe Iglehart
by Broadway Quick Change - Jul 31, 2014, the most visited theatre site on the net, presents its newest, exclusive TV series - BROADWAY QUICK CHANGE. This newly minted series follows Broadway phenom Robert Hartwell on inspirational shopping outings, then into the dressing rooms of Broadway's hottest stars, where wielding his interior design chops, and extraordinary taste, transforms their home away from home, from the Drab to the Fab, the Blah to the Ahhhh! In this latest episode, watch Robert transform the dressing room of Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart, who is currently starring as 'Genie' in Aladdin on Broadway! (more...)

INTO THE WOODS Movie Launches Official Website
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 31, 2014

Eager fans awaiting Disney's hotly anticipated big screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS can now peruse the official website for the film, launched today. (more...)

Dan Shulman & John Kruk to Announce ESPN's SUNDAY NIGHT BASEBALL, 8/3
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

ESPN play-by-play voice Dan Shulman and analyst John Kruk will call the August 3 edition of Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell (more...)

New Progresso Chili is Heating it Up
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Progresso is expanding its line to include chili this fall.You can now have 'homemade' quality chili anytime you want with NEW Progresso Chili. Offering a unique twist on classic chili flavors, Progresso takes the time out of preparing homemade chili which can take hours. Ready in 51/2 minutes, this is a perfect weeknight meal the family will love. (more...)

Panasonic y Tesla Firman un Acuerdo para Gigafactory
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Según el acuerdo, Tesla preparará, suministrará y administrará los terrenos, edificios y servicios públicos. Panasonic fabricará y suministrará celdas de iones de litio cilíndricas e invertirá en el equipo, maquinaria asociada y otras herramientas de fabricación basadas en su aprobación mutua. Se ha previsto una Red de socios proveedores para producir los materiales precursores necesarios. Tesla tomará las celdas y otros componentes para ensamblar los módulos de baterías y paquetes. Para satisfacer la demanda proyectada para las celdas, Tesla seguirá comprando celdas de baterías producidas en fábricas de Panasonic en Japón. Tesla y Panasonic continuarán discutiendo los detalles de la implementación, incluidas las ventas, las operaciones y la inversión. (more...)

Women's Health & FEED Team Up For 3rd Annual RUN10 FEED10 Nationwide Charity Race Series With Upgraded App
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Women's Health the fastest-growing international women's magazine with a global audience of 35 million and FEED, the social businessfounded by philanthropist and social entrepreneur Lauren Bush Lauren, are partnering for the 3 rd annual RUN10 FEED10 10K race series motivating consumers nationwide to help fight domestic hunger. Women's Health is expanding the program this year introducing two new digital platforms, as well as adding new cities to its roster with first time presenting sponsor Lincoln MKC. To date, RUN10 FEED10 has raised over 2.5 million meals to support the cause and is aiming to double that in 2014. (more...)

Chelsea Handler to Moderate Netflix's ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Screening Event
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

On Monday, August 4, Chelsea Handler will moderate Netflix's “Orange is the New Black” For Your Consideration Academy Screening Event at the Directors Guild of America theater in Los Angeles. (more...)

Top Writers Discuss Turning Classic Stories Into Erotica
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014


BWW Interview: Live It Up Productions' Jim Casey and Brandon Alameda Reveal Details on TOP ROCK; Opens 8/1 at Hard Rock Palm Springs
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 31, 2014

Live It Up Productions will soon bring their hit show TOP ROCK to the Hard Rock Hotel, in Palm Springs (150 South Indian Canyon Drive). With edgy, elaborate costuming, spectacular light design, 'in your face' choreography, unforgettable arrangements and an ensemble of hard-core, exceptionally talented performers, this show embodies the true spirit of Rock 'n' Roll with hard-hitting highlights from both current and classic rock hits. Performances officially begin Friday, August 1 and are set to continue through September 20, 2014. The show's Executive Producer Jim Casey and Live It Up's Co-Creative Director Brandon Alameda just chatted with BroadwayWorld about the exciting new production and you can check out the full interview below! (more...)

John Feldmann Scores #1 Album with 5 Seconds of Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Songwriter, producer and musician John Feldmann has scoRed his first #1 Billboard Top 200 chart debut. Feldmann, who is signed to Red Bull Music Publishing, co-wrote six songs and produced/mixed eleven songs on 5 Seconds of Summer's self-titled Capitol Records debut (more...)

Mia Doi Todd Song 'Spring' Featured in New Michael Gondry Film
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Los Angeles singer-songwriter Mia Doi Todd has her song 'Spring' featuRed in the new film from director Michel Gondry, Mood Indigo. 'Spring' appears twice at the emotional climax of the film. (more...)

Yummly Announces Most and Least Healthy U.S. Cities in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

RedWOOD CITY, CA - Californian cities care the most about healthy eating habits, according to Yummly (, the leading digital kitchen and food technology platform. The food technology company released its 2014 ranking of the healthiest cities and least healthy cities based on each city's 'healthy eating score.' The release of this index also coincides with the announcement of new tools for finding healthy recipes on Yummly. (more...)

INTO THE WOODS Unveils New Promotional Poster
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 31, 2014

An eye-grabbing new promotional poster for Disney's hotly anticipated big screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS has now been released. (more...)

by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 30, 2014

Eager fans awaiting Disney's hotly anticipated big screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS will apparently find some salvation later this week when the long-awaited teaser trailer premieres on ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT if new social media suggestions are correct. (more...)

4:48 PSYCHOSIS, Kneehigh's TRISTAN & YSEULT, Wooster's CRY, TROJANS! and More Set for 2014-15 at St. Ann's Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

While construction continues and St. Ann's works to raise the final $2 million of its $30 million capital campaign, the organization will present a stellar final season in its temporary home at 29 Jay Street in DUMBO. It kicks off this October when TR Warszawa and director Grzegorz Jarzyna return for the American Premiere of their internationally acclaimed production of Sarah Kane's 4:48 Psychosis, which St. Ann's Founder / Artistic Director Susan Feldman has wanted to bring to New York since she first saw it in February 2004 -- the same year St. Ann's presented the American Premiere of the original Royal Court production of Kane's play. St. Ann's Warehouse also announced the following season highlights today: Emma Rice and Kneehigh, The Wooster Group, the Slovenian choral group Carmina Slovenica, and The Tiger Lillies. (more...)

New York City Center Announces 11th Annual FALL FOR DANCE FESTIVAL Lineup, Running Sept & Oct 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

New York City Center's 11th annual Fall for Dance Festival will feature free performances in Central Park and 24 acclaimed dance companies and artists from around the world, in six unique programs in September and October 2014. (more...)

by Movies News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, GLEE's Harry Shum Jr. has just signed on for the Weinstein Company's John Fusco-penned HIDDEN DRAGON, CROUCHING TIGER sequel. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Iris Theatre's ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

After last summer's critical success with a promenade adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, Iris Theatre are returning to the gardens and grounds of St Paul's Church, Covent Garden for a sixth year of family-friendly theatre, and its sequel, Alice through the Looking Glass. Alice through the Looking Glass, by Lewis Carroll in a new adaptation by Daniel Winder and Candida Caldcott, will be presented from today, 30 July - Saturday 30 August. Press night is Monday 4 August at 7 pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below! (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Comes to Boston Opera House, 9/9-10/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Casting has been announced for the Boston engagement of Disney's The Lion King. Boston's most eagerly awaited stage production returns to the Boston Opera House stage from September 9 to October 12 as part of the 2014-2015 Lexus Broadway In Boston Season. (more...)

Keller Williams' Grateful Grass Releases New Album, DOS, to Benefit the Rex Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Today, singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Keller Williams and Grateful Dead's Rex Foundation release DOS. DOS is the second Keller Williams' Grateful Grass album to benefit the charitable non-profit organization started by the Grateful Dead to give grants to a variety of worthwhile causes. DOS is available for digital purchase now at, with 100% of the proceeds going to benefit The Rex Foundation. (more...)

Carm Grisolla and Tom Hickey to Star in Strawdog Theatre's FAIL/SAFE, Running 9/14-10/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Director Hank Boland have announced the first production in their 2014 - 2015 Hugen Hall season, Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler's Fail/Safe, adapted for the stage by ensemble members Nikki Klix and Anderson Lawfer, September 14 to October 14, direction by Anderson Lawfer at Hugen Hall in Strawdog Theatre Company, 3829 N. Broadway Street. (more...)

INTO THE WOODS Movie Soundtrack Now Available For Pre-Order
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 1, 2014

An eye-grabbing new promotional poster for Disney's hotly anticipated big screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS has now been released. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/1/14 - HAIR at the Hollywood Bowl, Edinburgh Fringe and More!
by Jessica Showers - Aug 1, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: HAIR gets wild with an all-star cast at The Hollywood Bowl this weekend, and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival launches in Scotland today! (more...)

Wonderbound Presents ENDURING GRACE With the Colorado Symphony, 10/18-26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2014

Denver's Wonderbound is gaining national attention this October as Artistic Director Garrett Ammon's "Serenade for Strings" premieres with San Francisco's Smuin Ballet. In addition, the work will be a part of Wonderbound's season opening production of "Enduring Grace" with musicians of the Colorado Symphony. "Enduring Grace" also features a world premiere work by Company Artist Sarah Tallman. (more...)

BWW Reviews: World Premiere Play LUIGI Offers Slow-Paced Episodic Character Study
by Shari Barrett - Aug 1, 2014

When the patriarch of an Italian family is in his last days, his relatives gather in Tuscany to celebrate life, love, and to Rediscover the bonds that hold them together. Among the crowd is Luigi's young American niece, Anna, who soon discovers that her uncle is the key to a world of freethinking and a familial relationship that she has always longed to have. Woven with poetry and memories, the reunion unveils the intergenerational connection of family. (more...)

'Entangled Love' by Cait Jarrod is Released
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2014

Emma James is on a mission to rebuild her life after the loss of her husband. When her childhood friend offeRed an innocent getaway to Santa Monica, she accepts thinking fun in the sun will be a great way to start fresh. RetiRed professional skateboarder, Ryan Cross is a gorgeous, lovable, ladies' man. With two skateboard parks and a fat bank account, he's on top of his game. What could make him happier? The love of his childhood friend. Chaos and life-threatening obstacles have Ryan investigating Emma's husband's death. When he discovers handwritten notes made by her late husband, he learns some friends can't be trusted. They will stop at nothing to get what they want, including putting Emma's life in danger. About the author: As a child, she entertained herself for hours playing pretend, but not with dolls and such. She created stories and pictuRed them in her mind, sometimes even acted them out. Her well preserved secret until now. Not being a literary enthusiast, she never thought her childhood pastime would lead in this direction. In life, one door closes and another opens, so she was told. This was true for her. She lost her mother, her best friend, to cancer. After a year without her, she picked up her mother's favorite hobby... reading. After one book, a romantic suspense, she was hooked. In the past, she'd fall asleep after a few minutes of reading. Now, books rank up there with a good Red wine. It didn't take long for her childhood muse to come back in adult version urging her to put the scenes in her head on paper. Cait's debut novel, 'Kidnapped Hearts,' won awards in the categories of Best Happily Ever After and Best Suspense. (more...)

Benedict Cumberbatch to Lead Lyndsey Turner's HAMLET at Barbican Theatre, August 5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2014

Lyndsey Turner's production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, with Benedict Cumberbatch playing the title role, will begin performances at the Barbican Theatre on 5 August 2015, with opening night on 25 August at 7pm. The twelve week limited run will conclude on 31 October 2015. Set design is by Es Devlin. Further casting and details for this production will be announced at a later date. Hamlet will be produced by Sonia Friedman Productions. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: First Midnight! INTO THE WOODS Casts A Spell Onstage & Onscreen
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 1, 2014

Today we are celebrating the lineage of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's family-friendly fairy tale musical INTO THE WOODS now that we have gotten our very first glimpse of the new big screen edition starring Meryl Streep and Johnny Depp late this week via an attention-grabbing new teaser trailer and production photos. (more...)

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