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Cast Announced for BIG RIVER at The Lone Tree Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Tony-Nominated Director Randal Myler and multi-talented Music Director Dan Wheetman return to Lone Tree Arts Center (LTAC) to create a new vision for Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn after setting the bar high with Hank Williams: Lost Highway last spring and John Denver Holiday Concert in 2012. Returning to the roots of Mark Twain's classic American folktale, this production of Big River focuses on the talent and voices of the cast as they each become storytellers. (more...)

CoreSite Reports First-Quarter Funds from Operations Increased 19% Year over Year
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Quarterly Highlights (more...)

The Ringwald to Stage INTO THE WOODS, 5/2-6/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Nearing the end of a season devoted to words and stories, it only makes sense to close with Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's seminal musical INTO THE WOODS. The ultimate storybook musical gets mightily reimagined by Ferndale's feisty theatre, The Ringwald, in association with Two Muses Theatre, F.R.E.D., and Kickham Hanley PLLC. (more...)

Travel Channel Announces Annual 'We Are Summer' Programming Event
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Dive headfirst into summer with Travel Channel's annual 'We Are Summer' multi-platform programming event! (more...)

THE ARSONISTS, GREAT EXPECTATIONS & More Set for Strawdog Theatre Company's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Strawdog Theatre Company and Interim Artistic Director Hank Boland are proud to announce their 2014 - 2015 season, 'Deniable Truths / Undeniable Lies.' The 27th season takes place at the Strawdog Theatre space in the heart of Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood, 3829 N. Broadway St. Subscriptions for the season are available now at Strawdog Theatre's Box Office, 773.528.9696, or go to Single tickets for each production go on July 1, 2014. (more...)

Internap Reports First Quarter 2014 Financial Results
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

ATLANTA, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/  Internap Network Services Corporation (INAP), a provider of high-performance Internet infrastructure services, today announced financial results for the first quarter of 2014.  (more...)

SPS Commerce Reports First Quarter 2014 Financial Results
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS, April 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) SPS Commerce, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPSC), a leading provider of on-demand supply chain management solutions, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. (more...)

New Children's Exhibit to Open 5/24 at Crown Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

It's saving electricity with a single flip of a light switch. It's the power to turn an old tablecloth into a superhero cape and the ability to repair something instead of throwing it away after a crash, boom, bam. It's fighting pollution and saving the world one aluminum can at a time. It's ordinary kids making a difference. It's Super Kids Save the World, a complimentary exhibit open May 24 to September 7 in the Crown Center Shops Showplace, located on Level 1 of the Crown Center Shops at 2450 Grand Boulevard. (more...)

Rentrak Announces Top Ten Digital Movie Purchases & Rentals for First Quarter of 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Rentrak (Rent), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the top ten digital movie purchases and Rentals of the first quarter of 2014 based on consumer transaction rate. The report includes Internet Video on Demand (iVOD) and Electronic Sell-Through (EST), for both Standard-Definition and Digital HD movie purchases and Rentals. (more...)

American Homes 4 Rent Announces Public Offering of Series C Participating Preferred Shares
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/  American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE: AMH) (the 'Company') today announced that the Company has commenced an underwritten public offering of its Series C Participating Preferred Shares.  Investors in the Series C Participating Preferred Shares may potentially benefit from home price appreciation in the Company's top 20 markets by participating in home price gains as determined by the Federal Housing Finance Agency's House Price Index measured from December 31, 2013, subject to certain limitations and payable upon certain defined realization events in each case described in the prospectus for the securities.[1]  In addition, the Company will grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15% of the Series C Participating Preferred Shares.  The Company intends to apply to list the Series C Participating Preferred Shares on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol 'AMHPRC.'  (more...)

Waterton Residential Wins 2013 Satisfacts National Resident Satisfaction Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

CHICAGO, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ SatisFacts ( is excited to announce that Waterton Residential and 30 of their apartment communities are 2013 national resident satisfaction award winners. SatisFacts works with over 200 management companies and well over a million apartment homes nationally. Waterton's hard work has not gone unnoticed – evidenced by last year's SatisFacts program results showing high levels of resident satisfaction.  By successfully delivering an outstanding resident experience, the company's residents reward this effort with higher lease renewal rates and less resistance to Rent increases.  And the ability to proudly promote the company as a best-of-breed service provider is immensely important in today's ratings-obsessed world. (more...)

BWW Reviews: RENT Brings La Boheme to the Funk Zone
by Maggie Yates - Apr 24, 2014

SOPA's Rent: coming to Center Stage Theater, May 23rd-24th (more...)

Amazon and HBO Ink Exclusive Multi-Year Deal to Bring Award-Winning HBO Programming to Prime Members
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

In addition, HBO GO will become available on Fire TV, targeting a launch by year-end. HBO GO is HBO's authenticated streaming service offering subscribers instant access to over 1,700 titles online including every episode of new and classic HBO series, as well as HBO original films, miniseries, sports, documentaries, specials and a wide selection of blockbuster movies. (more...)

Verizon Invested More Than $78 Million in Rhode Island's Wireline Telecommunications Infrastructure in 2013
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

PROVIDENCE, R.I., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/  Rhode Island's consumers, businesses and government agencies continued to benefit from Verizon's 2013 investment of more than $78 million in its industry-leading fiber-optic and Internet Protocol-based networks, including the completion of its award-winning all-fiber FiOS network in 29 communities.  (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

AMT Live! Paris presents an evening of Broadway Love Songs as part of their Broadway Chez Nous performance series, featuring international artist Kristina Chavon in her Parisian debut. (more...)

Natalie Weiss, Teal Wicks, Robin De Jesus and More Set for PUTTING THE PIECES TOGETHER: VOLUME 2 at 54 Below, 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

After a sold-out first edition, Broadway's best writers and performers team together again to help raise funds for children with special needs in New York City and around the world. Victor Legra, Anthony Crouchelli & M.O.V.E for Autism present Putting the Pieces Together: Volume 2 featuring the music of Carner and Gregor, Rosser and Sohne, Maglione and Ruiz, Joey Contreras, Justin Anthony Long, Jonathan Lee & Joanna Burns; David Dabbon, and Will Van Dyke at 54 Below April 24 at 9:30pm. (more...)

ID Watchdog Announces 4th Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

DENVER, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/   (more...)

BWW Reviews: STARFISH, Patty Dann's Excellent New Novel by Greenpoint Press
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 23, 2014

Patty Dann's newest novel, 'Starfish' is an extraordinary book. This sequel to her well known 1986 novel, 'Mermaids,' is a refreshing, vibrant piece of modern fiction and a truly entertaining story about the Flax family. (more...)

Broadway's Linda Eder to Perform at Ford Amphitheatre, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Chris Isaacson Presents and Upright Cabaret present award-winning Broadway star Linda Eder for one show only on Monday, June 9 at 8pm at the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre in Hollywood. The evening will include selections from Eder's 15 solo recordings which span countless musical genres including Broadway, standards, pop, country, and jazz. Eder will also welcome fellow Broadway star Constantine Maroulis and America's first Mashup Group, the COMPANY MEN, as her special guests. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company to Present SWEET CHARITY, 5/9-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Charity Hope Valentine is a dancehall girl who dreams of love and believes the man of her dreams is just around the corner. A great score, including the songs 'Hey Big Spender!' and 'If My Friends Could See Me Now,' incredible dancing - originally choreographed by Broadway legend Bob Fosse - and one of the most memorable heroines of the past sixty years combine to make Sweet Charity a must-see show. Never before produced at PTC, Sweet Charity is a razzle-dazzle closer for the 2013-14 season. (more...)

Helen Hobson, Jerome Pradon & More to Lead PICTURE PERFECT at St. James Studio, 31 May - 1 June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Picture Perfect: A New Musical, a contemporary song-cycle musical that explores love and relationships using the songs of award-winning American composer Scott Evan Davis, conceived and directed by Simon Greiff, will get its London premiere at the St James Studio with four performances on Saturday 31 May and Sunday 1 June. Press are invited to review on either Saturday 31 May at 8.00pm or Sunday 1 June at 3.00pm. (more...)

Award-Winning HBO Programming Heading to Amazon Prime Instant Video
by TV News Desk - Apr 23, 2014, Inc. today announced a content licensing agreement with HBO, making Prime Instant Video the exclusive online-only subscription home for select HBO programming. (more...)

FIRST LOOK - Power of Women Honoree IDINA MENZEL Graces Cover of Variety
by Movies News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

In 2010, Tony winner Menzel co-created A Broader Way, an arts centered program for urban girls. (more...)

Home Values in More Than 1,000 U.S. Cities Expected to Be More Expensive than Ever Within the Next Year
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

SEATTLE, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/  Declines in home values experienced during the recession have already been, or are close to being, erased in almost 20 percent of metro housing markets nationwide as values continue to rise, according to the first quarter Zillow Real Estate Market Reports[i]. U.S. home values climbed 5.7 percent year-over year in the first quarter, to a Zillow Home Value Index[ii] of $169,800. (more...)

Home in New Orleans' popular Bywater district to sell in auction
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

NEW ORLEANS, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/  The New Orleans Bywater neighborhood has emerged in recent years as one of the city's most desirable communities, as well one where folks tend to approach things in a creative way. And the owner of a home in the heart of the Bywater is offering it at auction, with Head Auctions & Realty managing the sale, which includes both online and live bidding. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Highlights from Anderson & Petty's YOU ARE HOME IN LONDON at the St. James Studio
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2014

Last month, a stellar line-up of vocalists performed a concert of songs by acclaimed transatlantic songwriting duo Anderson and Petty at the St. James Theatre Studio on March 16 as part of the venue's season of 'Cabaret Nights'. Click below to watch highlights from the concert! (more...)

Review Roundup: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Apr 22, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris returns to Broadway in the new production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the musical with book by John Cameron Mitchell and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, directed by Michael Mayer. The limited engagement, featuring Lena Hall (Kinky Boots, lead singer of The Deafening), opens tonight, April 22 at the Belasco Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG Tops Movies on Demand, Week Ending 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

(Rent), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the top ten Movies on Demand (MOD) titles based on consumer transaction rate. Movies on Demand are transactional (pay-per-purchase) films available through cable and telco providers. (more...)

Michele Maxwell & Roland Perold to Perform at Kalk Bay Theatre, 7-31 May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Two of South Africa's most popular cabaret performers, the legendary Michele Maxwell and debonair Roland Perold, join together to bring music lovers a delightful new show at Kalk Bay Theatre from 7 to 31 May. (more...)

BWW Reports: San Diego Opera Continues Its Battle for Survival
by Erica Miner - Apr 22, 2014

On Thursday, April 17, controversy over the closure of San Diego Opera took a startling turn at a Town Hall meeting with the theme, 'San Diego Opera Moves Forward: Alternative models of Opera in America.' (more...)

HPS Loadbanks Announces New Resistive Loadbank
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

HPS Loadbanks (HPS), the leading distributor of Crestchic® Loadbanks in North America, announces its newest product, the All-in-One Loadbank Package featuring the HPS 700 KW Resistive Loadbank. Manufactured for HPS Loadbanks by Crestchic UK, the 700 KW Resistive Loadbank is a compact, dual voltage unit that is built on a dual-axle trailer and can be pulled by a standard pickup truck. (more...)

Fannie Mae Prices $896 Million Multifamily DUS REMIC (FNA 2014-M4) Under Its Fannie Mae GeMS Program
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/  Fannie Mae (OTC Bulletin Board: FNMA) priced its fourth Multifamily DUS REMIC in 2014 totaling $896.4 million under its Fannie Mae Guaranteed Multifamily Structures (Fannie Mae GeMS) program on April 11, 2014. (more...)

Fannie Mae Prices $896 Million Multifamily DUS REMIC (FNA 2014-M4) Under Its Fannie Mae GeMS Program
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/  Fannie Mae (OTC Bulletin Board: FNMA) priced its fourth Multifamily DUS REMIC in 2014 totaling $896.4 million under its Fannie Mae Guaranteed Multifamily Structures (Fannie Mae GeMS) program on April 11, 2014. (more...)

CAPTAIN AMERICA Tops Rentrak's Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of 4/20
by Movies News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Rentrak Corporation (Rent), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of April 20, 2014 as compiled by the company's Box Office Essentials and International Box Office Essentials theatrical measurement services. (more...)

Melissa Errico, SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

MOTOWN Extends Chicago Run at Oriental Theatre Through 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy, along with Broadway In Chicago, have announced that due to popular demand MOTOWN THE MUSICAL has added four weeks to its Chicago engagement. The National Tour will launch at the Oriental Theatre on April 22 and now play 16 weeks, through August 9, before continuing on its National Tour across North America. The final block of tickets for performances July 15 through August 9 will go on sale Tuesday, April 22 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Are You Prepared for Business Survivability and Continuity Under Any Circumstances
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

SUNNYVALE, CA -  The modern business world affords little leeway for downtime; be it a natural disaster or a technical failure, businesses can't afford an extended blackout, and this is why redundancy and survivability are essential building blocks for creating the company infrastructure. But while IT departments may spend a lot of time making sure that the company's data is protected, not as much time may go into protecting the business phone system against an unforeseen service interruption. Keeping the communication lines operational during a disaster situation can be essential for a company, which is why business continuity features should be an important criterion for selecting a business phone system. (more...)

Rentrak Announces Top DVD & Blu-ray Sales and Rentals for Week Ending April 13, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

LOS ANGELES, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/  Rentrak Corporation (Rent) today announced the Top-10 DVD & Blu-ray Disc sales and Rentals according to the company's Retail Essentials and Home Video Essentials tracking services which are based on estimated consumer spending per data collected for the week ending April 13, 2014.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Must Watch! More RENT from IF/THEN; Idina Sings 'Take Me or Leave Me' with Lucky Audience Members!
by Stage Tube - Apr 20, 2014

After making us squeal with delight earlier this month by singing 'Seasons of Love', the cast of IF/THEN has blown our minds again, this time with Idina Menzel singing 'Take Me or Leave Me' with lucky audience member, Sarah Elizabeth Smith, at last night's show! (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 4/19, Part 2- NEWSIES Get Mischievous, Shows Close, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2014

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our April 19th SIP round-up! Check out part one HERE. (more...)

BWW Preview: THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!) Comes to the Quality Hill Playhouse in Kansas City
by Steve Wilson - Apr 20, 2014

The Musical of Musical (The Musical!) opens on April 25 at the Quality Hill Playhouse in Kansas City. Joanne Bogart and Eric Rockwell wrote the musical that opened off-Broadway in 2003 at the York Theatre and again in 2005 at the Dodger Stages. The musical played on London's West End utilizing the same cast from March 31, 2006 through April 22, 2006 at the Sound Theatre., Jon (more...)

The Texas Repertory Theatre Presents THE UNDERPANTS, 5/8-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2014

The Texas Rep Theatre Co., Houston's Uptown Classic Theatre, continues a tradition of theatrical excellence in it's Ninth season with Steve Martin's hysterical adaptation of Carl Sternheim's farce comedy The Underpants. Directed in a new production by Troy Scheid and featuring a stellar cast of Houston's finest performers, The Underpants will preview on May 8th, celebrate its gala opening on May 9th, and run 4 performances a week through June 1st. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 4/19-4/20/2014
by - Apr 20, 2014

Hottest Articles on from this weekend Sunday, April 20, 2014 - Sunday, April 20, 2014. (more...)

NSYNC vs Backstreet Boys- Joey Fatone and Nick Carter Are Feuding
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2014

Joey Fatone, a former member of the NSYNC, recently appeared on HuffPost Live. When asked about Backstreet Boys' recent touring gig, Fatone stated, 'I feel like they just need the money. No offense, guys. But I'm saying if you think about it, it's like, why are you coming back out again?" He then went on to say that NSYNC won't be having a reunion tour anytime soon because they are have their own lives. (more...)

by Juliana Adame - Apr 18, 2014

Charlie Polinger directs an attempted statement on several political and pop culture icons with the story of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's The Threepenny Opera thrown in there. (more...)

SpeakEasy's Paul Daigneault to Receive 2014 Norton Award for Sustained Excellence
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

SpeakEasy Stage Company Founder and Producing Artistic Director Paul Daigneault has been named the recipient of the 2014 Elliot Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence, The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) announced today. (more...)

Pasek & Paul's DOGFIGHT Now Available for Licensing Through MTI
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Dogfight, featuring music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, and a book by Peter Duchan, is now available for licensing through Music Theatre International. For additional information, visit: (more...)

ABT Now Accepting Scholarship Applications for Summer Performing Arts Camps
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Arizona Broadway Theatre (ABT) today announced it has opened its annual call for scholarship entries for the popular ABT Academy For Young Performers Summer Experience. ABT's Academy provides Valley children (ages 7-19) interested in the performing arts the opportunity to explore their creativity and expand their imagination while learning from some of the top professional actors, dancers and singers from across the nation. (more...)

Cabaret & Comedy to Take Center Stage at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, May & June 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Laurie Beechman Theatre has announced their lineup of cabaret and comedy events for the months of May and June 2014. Check out all the dates and details below! (more...)

Wendy Beckett's Off-Broadway Bound ALL MOD CONS Set for Reading at Primary Stages, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

A cast of six will lead the reading of Wendy Beckett's Off-Broadway - bound production of ALL MOD CONS. This new play, directed by Evan Bergman is the fifth in a series of Ms. Beckett's plays that will be brought across the pacific from Australia by Pascal Productions. The reading takes place on Monday, April 21, at 4PM at Primary Stages Studios (307 West 38 Street, Suite 1510) and is open to the public by reservation only. For tickets, please contact Additional casting is soon to be announced. (more...)

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