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TAKE ME (I'M YOURS) at The Jewish Museum Announces Final Exhibition Days, Through 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The last day to see Take Me (I'm Yours) - the unique, participatory exhibition on view at the Jewish Museum that allows visitors to touch and take home the works of art on view - is on Sunday, February 5, 2017. On the final day, Daniel Spoerri's sculpture, Eat Art Happening, a skeleton made entirely of sugar paste, will be available for consumption by museum visitors. (more...)

DIVAS & QUEENS and More Set for New Season of Friday Programs at Philadelphia Museum of Art
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Starting this month, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will embark on a new lineup for Friday evening programs. (more...)

WAM Theatre Announces Collaboration with Arizona's Bridge Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

WAM Theatre is delighted to announce that their 2017 Fresh Takes Play reading series will begin with The Flora and Fauna by Alyson Mead, winner of the Arizona-based Bridge Initiative: Women in Theatre New Work Contest.  (more...)

Flock Fake News Detector Protects Messaging and Collaboration Platform Users Against Fake News Epidemic
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

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Houston Grand Opera Presents World Premiere Of SOME LIGHT EMERGES, 3/16-17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) will present the world premiere of Some Light Emerges, a chamber opera created by the acclaimed team of composer Laura Kaminsky and librettists Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed, on March 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m., at the Ballroom at Bayou Place. (more...)

Moviegoers to Chat with First Ever AI Character Ahead of RESIDENT EVIL: FINAL CHAPTER Premiere
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

In anticipation of the worldwide release of RESIDENT EVIL: FINAL CHAPTER, Sony Pictures Releasing International (SPRI) is teaming up with artificial intelligence (AI) agency IV.AI to bring the world's first movie character poweRed by true AI to social media platforms with the #ChallengeTheRedQueen Messenger Experience. (more...)

MTF to Rock Out at Joe's Pub with Discount Ghost Stories' WELL WORN WORDS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Musical Theatre Factory, under the direction of Artistic Director, Shakina Nayfack, has announced that it will present Discount Ghost Stories' WELL WORN WORDS, a new rock musical with book, music and additional lyrics by Alexander Sage Oyen and book, archival research, and adapted text by Jessica Kahkoska, direction by Austin Regan and musical direction by Luke McGinnis, January 23 at 7pm at the Joe's Pub, 425 Lafayette Street. (more...)

BAKERSFIELD MIST to Explore Authenticity of Art & People at Centaur Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

In Bakersfield Mist, playing January 31st to February 26th, Centaur Theatre explores the topic of authenticity and its value-in both art and people-for its first production of 2017. (more...)

Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd & More to Headline Inaugural Lollapalooza Paris
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd, Imagine Dragons, Lana Del Rey, and DJ Snake will lead the lineup for the first-ever Lollapalooza Paris, taking place July 22-23, 2017 at the Hippodrome de Longchamp. (more...)

MSO Presents GREATEST HITS: PHOTOGRAPHY RETROSPECTIVE By Chris Cuffaro, 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

REATEST HITS, the premiere art retrospective, is a photography exhibition and auction with live music celebrating the work of legendary Los Angeles photographer CHRIS CUFFARO.  (more...)

Scoop: DATELINE on NBC - Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Get all the scoop on DATELINE, airing on NBC on Sunday, January 22, 2017! (more...)

San Francisco Opera Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

San Francisco Opera General Director Matthew Shilvock and Music Director Nicola Luisotti today announced plans for the 2017-18 repertory season. The Company's 95th season will open Friday, September 8 with a gala performance of Giacomo Puccini'sTurandot led by Maestro Luisotti and an international cast starring Martina Serafin, Maria Agresta and Brian Jagde. (more...)

Pan Asian Rep's INCIDENT AT HIDDEN TEMPLE Playwright Talks Chinese-American Relations, Fake News
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Tisa Chang, Founding Artistic Producing Director of PAN ASIAN REPERTORY THEATRE, opens up about Chinese-American relations as the company begins its 40th Milestone Anniversary Season. (more...)

Tottenham vs Manchester City on NBC Sports' Premier League Coverage
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Second-place Tottenham visit fifth-place Manchester City this Saturday, Jan. 21, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and NBC UNIVERSO, highlighting NBC Sports Group's Premier League coverage this week. (more...)

Interpublic Group's Octagon Sports And Entertainment Network Names Rogers & Cowan CEO Mark Owens And COO Rich Davis To Run FRUKT Entertainment Group
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

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Photo Flash: First Look at Leigh Silverman-Helmed HURRICANE DIANE at Two River Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Two River Theater presents Hurricane Diane, a commissioned world premiere written by Madeleine George and directed by Leigh Silverman. The production features choreography by Sonya Tayeh and original music by The Bengsons. Performances will continue through Sunday, February 12. The opening night performance is Friday, January 27 at 8pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Review: ROBYN SPANGLER Brings RIDDLE, RONSTADT & ROBYN SPANGLER to Rockwell
by Don Grigware - Jan 18, 2017

Who says artistry seldom improves with age? I saw Robyn Spangler perform her first Linda Ronstadt show, after an extensive tour to promote her CD Why I Love Linda Ronstadt about five years ago. I had the following to say about her performance. 'Accessible, friendly with an aura of poise and self-confidence, Spangler ... fully engages and entertains her audience. I had such a good time, when the hour was over, I wanted to cry out for more...more Nelson Riddle, more Gilbert and Sullivan! Leaving an audience wanting more is a sign of a truly great cabaret artist, and Robyn Spangler fills the bill'. (more...)

Kids' Night on Broadway Adds Opening Show for THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Kids' Night on Broadway is a year-round national audience development program of The Broadway League, the national trade association of the Broadway industry, created to introduce kids and young adults to the magical world of theatrical entertainment.  (more...)

BWW TV: Go Behind the Scenes with Off-Broadway's RING TWICE FOR MIRANDA
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 18, 2017

Rehearsals kicked off in December for the new play Ring Twice for Miranda, written by Alan Hruska (Laugh It Up, Stare It Down; The Man on Her Mind; New House under Construction) and directed by Rick Lombardo (San Jose Rep Artistic Director from 2008-2014, The Snow Queen, Bill W. and Dr. Bob). Click below to go behind-the-scenes with the cast and creative team! (more...)

NBC Orders 20 Additional Episodes of Hit Series THE WALL
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

NBC has ordeRed 20 more episodes of its edge-of-your-seat new alternative hit THE WALL executive produced by NBA superstar LeBron James and Maverick Carter and hosted by Chris Hardwick. (more...)

Progressive Theatre Workshop's John Caswell Jr. Named Page 73's 2017 Playwriting Fellow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Page 73 Productions (Page 73) has named John J. Caswell Jr. the 2017 P73 Playwriting Fellow. Selected from over 400 applicants, Caswell will receive a $10,000 award and additional $10,000 budgeted for developing several new plays over the course of the year. (more...)

K'Valentine Announces Debut Album, The SEVEN Tour with Talib Kweli
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Chicago's K'Valentine is about to make 2017 her year. She's put in the time, writing poetry since her youth, putting out three mixtapes, including one with Talib Kweli's Javotti Media, and is finally ready to release her debut album (more...)

Hollywood Fringe Announces 2017 Town Hall & Workshop Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Organizers of the Hollywood Fringe Festival are proud to announce the 2017 Town Hall & Workshop series, a collection of free community events designed to assist venues, participants, and other community members to prepare for the 2017 Festival. The events are primarily informative and feature specialized discussions that cover everything festival participants need to know to produce a successful Fringe show. All of the events will be followed by social mixers. (more...)

Hart House Theatre and the U of T Drama Coalition Present the 25th Annual U of T Drama Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Hart House Theatre and the U of T Drama Coalition are proud to present the U of T Drama Festival: A Weekend of Competitive Theatre. The three nights of original one-act plays feature students from multiple colleges on the three U of T campuses and runs February 9-11, 2017. (more...)

Red Rack'em Announces Second Studio Album 'Self Potrait'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Respected producer and DJ Red Rack'em is due to release his new album 'Self Portrait' this February via his own label Bergerac. (more...)

Actors' Temple to Honor Tovah Feldshuh and Jackie Hoffman at Centennial Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Theater District institution the Actors' Temple celebrates its centennial with an entertainment-packed dinner and show at the Friars Club, 57 East 55th Street, on Monday, March 13, at 6pm. (more...)

MIGHTY REAL Creators' AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN Adds Weekend Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

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...)

BWW Review: Smoldering CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF at Epic Theatre Company
by Andria Tieman - Jan 17, 2017

Epic Theatre Company kicks off the new year with a delightful twist on the classic Tennessee Williams play CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF.  Under expert direction from OUT LOUD Theatre's Kira Hawkridge the talented cast bring this complicated story to life with minimal fuss and a strong focus on making the dialogue shine--as it should. (more...)

Flamenco, LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS and More Set for Queens Theatre's Winter/Spring 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Queens Theatre is launching its Winter/Spring 2017 Season with a diverse array of presentations, including the acclaimed dance company FLAMENCO VIVO CARLOTA SANTANA, Neil Simon's Last of the Red Hot Lovers and a new Queens Theatre production of the American classic, The Miracle Worker. (more...)

Cast Set for U.S. Premiere of BEYOND CARING, Return of MOBY DICK at Lookingglass Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Lookingglass Theatre Company announces casting for the final two shows of its 2016-2017 season, including the U.S. Premiere of Beyond Caring, written and directed by Alexander Zeldin in association with Dark Harbor Stories, a company led by Ensemble Member David Schwimmer and Tom Hodges, as well as the remount of the Jeff Award-winning Moby Dick, adapted from the novel by Herman Melville and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin. (more...)

John Mankiewicz Joins Amazon Original Series BOSCH; Daniel Pyne Expands Role
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Amazon is excited to announce that Daniel Pyne (Fracture, Alcatraz), an Executive Producer of the Emmy-nominated Amazon Original Series Bosch, is adding showrunner to his job description, taking over day to day duties from Eric Overmyer. (more...)

GYMGUYZ Fort Lauderdale Launches The Future Of Fitness
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Kathy Schottke is a successful business woman who is literally on the go. Having a lifelong passion for fitness and good health, this area resident inadvertently found her dream career path when she stumbled upon the New York based, mobile fitness franchising company, GYMGUYZ in 2016. Schottke, who previously owned other successful privately-operated businesses, jumped on the concept and made it her mission to bring the future of fitness home to Fort Lauderdale. (more...)

VIDEO: Netflix Shares Trailer & Key Art for Original Film GIRLFRIEND'S DAY
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

In the Netflix original film, GIRLFRIEND'S DAY, director Michael Paul Stephenson (The American Scream) invites you to experience a clever and quirky story about love, loss and the worst place to get a paper cut. (more...)

12th Annual Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriters Project Seeks Submissions
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Johnny Mercer Foundation and the American Music Theatre Project (AMTP) at Northwestern University are seeking the nation's most talented songwriters, aged 18 to 30 years, for the 12th annual Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriters Project. (more...)

New Form Unveils Latest Incubator Series Featuring Nine Scripted Pilots
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

New Form (NF) released nine premium, original pilots in their most recent Incubator Series announced today at NATPE, a global marketplace for digital and entertainment content. (more...)

The Guaranteed Sing-A-Long Theatrical Concert Experience DECADES REWIND Comes to Lynn Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

 Experience the greatest music of the 60s, 70s and 80s with Decades Rewind - a brand new theatrical concert extravaganza featuring a live 14-piece band performing medleys of hit songs spanning 30 years - when it playsLynn Memorial Auditorium for one-night-only on Friday, January 27, 2017.   (more...)

La Ti Do to Celebrate 5th Anniversary with Show and Party at Bistro Bistro
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Washington, DC's premier cabaret series celebrates five years of supporting the metropolitan area's best and brightest artists with a 5th Anniversary show and party - including Happy hour, silent auction, show, awards ceremony, and dance party (more...)

Taylor Hicks, M. Ward, Paula Cole and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces American Idol winner Taylor Hicks, two solo performances by M. Ward of She & Him and Monsters of Folk, Grammy Award winner Paula Cole ("I Don't Want to Wait") and more. (more...)

PS122 Extends CVRTAIN, Virtual Reality Encounter by Yehuda Duenyas, to January 21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Due to popular demand, Performance Space 122 extends CVRTAIN, a Virtual Reality (VR) experience by Yehuda Duenyas, to January 21. As part of the twelfth edition of PS122's Coil festival, CVRTAINplaces the participant center stage in a beautiful theater where a curtain parts to reveal an audience of thousands teeming with adulation. (more...)

TheatreWorks Brings International Comic Drama CALLIGRAPHY to Palo Alto
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2016/2017 season with the Regional Premiere of Velina Hasu Houston's international comic drama, Calligraphy. Two continents, two cultures, two estranged sisters, and two cousins determined to bridge the gap between them, are all boldly calligraphed in this free-wheeling work set in Los Angeles and Tokyo, past and present.  East and West collide as Japanese free-spirit Sayuri and biracial American Hiromi care for their feuding mothers, whom they gamely hope to reunite before it is too late. Directed by TheatreWorks Associate Artistic Director Leslie Martinson, Calligraphy will be presented by TheatreWorks Silicon Valley March 8-April 2 at Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. For tickets ($35-$59) and more information the public may visit TheatreWorks.org or call (650) 463-1960. (more...)

Filmmaker Patrick Stark to Conquer His Fear with U2 in Vancouver This Spring?
by Movies News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

In May 2015, after six years of working on his documentary One Life No Regrets, Vancouver filmmaker Patrick Stark was moments away from singing one song with U2 in front of 18,000 people. The goal: to conquer his lifelong fear of singing in public. (more...)

Au Bon Pain Debuts Wholesome, Hearty Items with New Winter Menu
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

To provide comfort and fuel during the cold winter season, Au Bon Pain, an internationally recognized leader in the fast-casual category, announces a hearty and wholesome Winter Menu. Starting today, guests can enjoy fulfilling new items such as the Good Egg Breakfast Sandwich, Turkey Mash-Up Sandwich, Cranberry Crunch & Honey Parfait, Slow Cooked Smoky Chicken & Sausage Soup, and Toasted Honey Latte. New Winter Menu items will be available January 17, 2016 - March 27, 2017. (more...)

Diane Moser's Composers Big Band to Celebrate 20th Anniversary at Trumpets
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Among the tri-state area's most versatile jazz ensembles, Diane Moser's Composers Big Band salutes two decades of developing and presenting new music with March 22 concert at Trumpets in Montclair, NJ. Join the celebration with an evening of eclectic, heart-felt-and fun!-music featuring the band's resident composers. (more...)

Daniel S. Miller Releases New Book 'Retirement Built to Last'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Red OAK, Iowa, Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Daniel S. Miller, CFP, president of Red Oak, Iowa-based financial planning firm, Miller Financial Group, Inc., today announces the release of his new book, Retirement Built to Last: Planning for When the Paychecks Stop. Throughout the book, published and released by Advantage Media Group, Miller uses conversational language and stories to offer a refreshingly honest look at the planning components necessary for an ideal retirement. (more...)

CBS News Announces Comprehensive Coverage for Inauguration Day
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

CBS News will deliver comprehensive coverage and original reporting on television, CBSN, CBS News' 24/7 live streaming news service, and all CBS News platforms on Inauguration Day, Friday, Jan. 20. (more...)

Claroty Selected as Finalist for RSA Conference Innovation Sandbox 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

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Over 500 Organizations Join THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT; Broadway Stars Will Gather in Times Square!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

As previously announced, at 5:30pm on January 19, 2017, at sunset the eve of the Inauguration, more than 500 theaters, ensembles and companies, high school and university theater programs will gather across the country to light a light and make a pledge to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for everyone - regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. (more...)

E! to Premiere Network's Second Scripted Series THE ARRANGEMENT, 3/5
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Behind the glossy veneer of Hollywood lies the true price of love and stardom. E!'s highly anticipated second scripted series, THE ARRANGEMENT is slated to premiere on Sunday, March 5 at 10PM ET/PT. (more...)

'The Actor' Statuettes Cast for 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Actor statuettes — which this year's 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® honorees will receive for outstanding performances in 2016 — have been cast in solid bronze at the American Fine Arts Foundry in Burbank, California. (more...)

BWW Interview: Mia Barron in HURRICANE DIANE at TRT
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 17, 2017

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Mia Barron about her career and Two River Theater's production of 'Hurricane Diane' that is now onstage through February 12th. The show is a commissioned world premiere written by Madeleine George and directed by Leigh Silverman. The production features choreography by Sonya Tayeh and original music by The Bengsons. (more...)

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