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Estevia Parfum Debuts New Oud LineEstevia Parfum Debuts New Oud Line
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

Reaching back to ancient times, the Middle East has been the source of sweet scents; Kings and Queens from far away lands would travel far and wide to experience the musks and floral scents that were made famous in the Middle East. Estevia Parfum, purveyors of fine fragrances, traveled from the souqs of Dubai to North America with a purpose. The company's mission was to bring affordable luxury into the hands of customers who desired quality, durable fragrances without an overwhelming price tag. This fall, the same company that brought their unique line of signature scents has developed a line of fragrances reminiscent of their Middle Eastern roots; rich and full with life. (more...)

VIDEO: Ruby Roe Talks Joining Netflix's ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACKVIDEO: Ruby Roe Talks Joining Netflix's ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK
by - Jul 7, 2015

Australia's Ruby Rose is well-known Down Under as an actress, model, singer and writer. Now she's joined the Netflix series "Orange Is the New Black." (more...)

BWW Reviews: CAROLE J. BUFFORD Takes the Helm as Hostess of Birdland's Jazz Party With Hoopla, Heat & HeartBWW Reviews: CAROLE J. BUFFORD Takes the Helm as Hostess of Birdland's Jazz Party With Hoopla, Heat & Heart
by Alix Cohen - Jul 7, 2015

On July 5, Carole J. Bufford erupted onto the stage at Birdland for her first Sunday evening as hostess of the club's weekly Jazz Party (which had been helmed most recently by Natalie Douglas and Jane Monheit). The formidable vocalist, glamorous in clingy red, was aided and abetted by a top-notch (also well dressed—Bravo!) quartet featuring Joel Frahm on sax, Ray Marchia on drums, Tom Hubbard on bass, and Musical Director Ian Herman on piano. Special guests for Bufford's inaugural session were Janelle Velasquez and Lianne Marie Dobbs. With Bufford's audacious performance, smart choices, and attention to detail, Sundays promise to be a great deal more fun in midtown Manhattan. (more...)

First Lady Michelle Obama Named Honorary Chair of Women's Voices Theater FestivalFirst Lady Michelle Obama Named Honorary Chair of Women's Voices Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

Women's Voices Theater Festival organizers today announced that First Lady of the United States of America Michelle Obama will serve as Honorary Chair of the Women's Voices Theater Festival, which unites more than 50 professional theater companies in the nation's capital region, September through October 2015. She joins a prestigious group of theater artists and advocates on the Honorary Committee supporting the Festival's mission to celebrate the work of women in theater. Additionally, eight ancillary events sponsored by The Washington Post have been announced during the Festival, to be hosted by the seven originating theaters-Arena Stage, Ford's Theatre, Round House Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Signature Theatre, Studio Theatre and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company-along with Festival participant Theater J. (more...)

CoreLogic Reports National Homes Prices Rose by 6.3 Percent Year Over Year in May 2015CoreLogic Reports National Homes Prices Rose by 6.3 Percent Year Over Year in May 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

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BWW Reviews: THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE is Thoroughly Entertaining, at Broadway RoseBWW Reviews: THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE is Thoroughly Entertaining, at Broadway Rose
by Krista Garver - Jul 7, 2015

Broadway Rose's THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE is a big, flashy Broadway musical with all of the bells and whistles. (more...)

Thirteen's AMERICAN MASTERS to Air Updated Harper Lee Documentary, 7/10Thirteen's AMERICAN MASTERS to Air Updated Harper Lee Documentary, 7/10
by TV News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

THIRTEEN's American Masters series presents a newly updated version of Emmy®-winning filmmaker Mary McDonagh Murphy's 2012 documentary Harper Lee: Hey, Boo (more...)

The Jets & Debbie Gibson to Play SCERA, 7/20The Jets & Debbie Gibson to Play SCERA, 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

The Jets and Debbie Gibson dominated the air waves and concert stages in the'80s with hit after hit and still have productive touring careers as Utah audiences will see July 20 when SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre in Orem brings two of the decade's biggest stars to the stage. (more...)

Bernadette Peters & Laura Linney Will Visit Bravo's WATCH WHAT HAPPENSBernadette Peters & Laura Linney Will Visit Bravo's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS
by TV News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

Bravo has announced that two Broadway stars will visit WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE on Wednesday, July 8th. The series airs 11-11:30 p.m. ET. (more...)

The Brass Tacks Ensemble Sets SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL CastThe Brass Tacks Ensemble Sets SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

Artistic Director James Ingagiola and Executive Director Isaac Ellis are pleased to announce the cast for The Brass Tacks Ensemble's production of School for Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan. (more...)

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Begins 7/16 at Weston PlayhousePETER AND THE STARCATCHER Begins 7/16 at Weston Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

The Weston Playhouse Theatre Company has done it again -- landing one of Broadway's hottest new plays for its Vermont premiere! PETER AND THE STARCATCHER opens on JULY 16, bringing a new take on a classic story to area audiences. (more...)

Denver Center for the Performing Arts Receives $25,000 Rose Community Foundation AwardDenver Center for the Performing Arts Receives $25,000 Rose Community Foundation Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

 At its 20th anniversary celebration held on June 18, the Rose Community Foundation recognized nine Denver area non-profits with its "Innovate for Good" awards. The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) was awarded $25,000 to help fund its new "Shakespeare in the Parking Lot" program. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Desert Rose's VITAMIN Q is the perfect prescription to fight boredom and generate laughsBWW Reviews: Desert Rose's VITAMIN Q is the perfect prescription to fight boredom and generate laughs
by Audrey Liebross - Jul 6, 2015

VITAMIN Q, a revue comprised of musical numbers by Eric Lane Barnes, now appearing at Desert Rose Playhouse, is hilariously funny and appropriate for gay-friendly audiences from teenagers on up. (more...)

VimpelCom's brands listed among world's most valuable and WIND Italy named Telecommunications Operator of the Year for 2015VimpelCom's brands listed among world's most valuable and WIND Italy named Telecommunications Operator of the Year for 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

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Mortgage Rates Rise As The Holiday ApproachesMortgage Rates Rise As The Holiday Approaches
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

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Lynn Rockwell Stars as 'Mae Peterson' in Leddy Center's BYE BYE BIRDIE, 7/10-26Lynn Rockwell Stars as 'Mae Peterson' in Leddy Center's BYE BYE BIRDIE, 7/10-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

Director Elaine Gatchell is proud to present the first rock musical ever to play on Broadway, Charles Strouse's Bye Bye Birdie, July 10- July 26, at the air-conditioned, all accessible Leddy Center on Ladd's Lane in Epping. (more...)

HOLLAND AT THE SANDS: MY BLUE EYED SINATRA Set for 54 Below, 7/14HOLLAND AT THE SANDS: MY BLUE EYED SINATRA Set for 54 Below, 7/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

Holland Vavra wondrously captures the majesty of Frank Sinatra in this incredible homage to the Chairman himself. Holland at the Sands: My Blue Eyed Sinatra will be presented on July 14 at 9:30PM at 54 Below. (more...)

REMEMBER ROSE is ReleasedREMEMBER ROSE is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

When first approached about writing a family history, author Teri Metcalf declined. But as she thought about her childhood and all the colorful relatives in her California family tree, it occurred to her that she could write a lively and engaging story. As she began digging into her memories about key events in her early years, she gained a better understanding of how those experiences shaped her and her understanding of the world. (more...)

David Campbell Pens THE QUARRYDavid Campbell Pens THE QUARRY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

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Musical Theatre Factory to Present ONE WAYMusical Theatre Factory to Present ONE WAY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

Musical Theatre Factory (MTF) will present the first act of ONE WAY, a new musical from MTF's developmental residency program. ONE WAY is written by MTF founding members Christopher Staskel (book & lyrics) and Benjamin Bonnema (book & music). (more...)

Nashville Theater Calendar 7/6/15Nashville Theater Calendar 7/6/15
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 6, 2015

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

Start-ups Pass the Growth Baton to Existing StudiosStart-ups Pass the Growth Baton to Existing Studios
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2015

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by BWW - Jul 5, 2015

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by BWW - Jul 5, 2015

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VIDEO: Idina Menzel Talks World Tour, Unique Song Selections, and More!VIDEO: Idina Menzel Talks World Tour, Unique Song Selections, and More!
by Sally Henry - Jul 5, 2015

Idina Menzel recently took a break from rehearsing to chat with Yahoo! about her world tour. Having been on the road for a month now, she has already been amazed by the number of countries she's been able to visit and what each audience has to offer. Below, watch the superstar chat about her first leg of the tour! (more...)

Uma Thurman to Star in Psychological Thriller THE WELLUma Thurman to Star in Psychological Thriller THE WELL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2015

Uma Thurman might not be headed back to any SMASH concerts, but she's definitely back in the movie game. (more...)

Existing-Home Sales Increase With The Help Of The First-Time BuyerExisting-Home Sales Increase With The Help Of The First-Time Buyer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2015

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NY Public Library's Rosenberg Curator of Exhibitions Barbara Cohen-Stratyner, Ph. D. on Head ShotsNY Public Library's Rosenberg Curator of Exhibitions Barbara Cohen-Stratyner, Ph. D. on Head Shots
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Jul 4, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Barbara Cohen-Stratyner, Ph. D., Judy R. and Alfred A. Rosenberg Curator of Exhibitions at the Shelby Cullom Davis Museum for The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on head shots! (more...)

Official: Rufus Hound and More Join THE WARS OF THE ROSES at Rose Theatre, KingstonOfficial: Rufus Hound and More Join THE WARS OF THE ROSES at Rose Theatre, Kingston
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2015

It's official! Joining previously announced Joely Richardson, Robert Sheehan and Kare Conradi in THE WARS OF THE RoseS at Rose Theatre, Kingston are: Rufus Hound (Bedford & Bolingbroke), Jack Cade (Rivers), Oliver Cotton (Winchester, Clifford, Hastings), Laurence Spellman (Young Clifford, Richmond), Alex Waldmann (Henry VI, Tyrrell), Susan Tracy (Margery Jourdain, Duchess of York). (more...)

ELF THE MUSICAL to Host Gala Night to Support Alzheimer's Society, Nov 5ELF THE MUSICAL to Host Gala Night to Support Alzheimer's Society, Nov 5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2015

Michael Rose and U-Live, the producers of Elf The Musical, will be donating all ticket sales at the Gala Opening Night at the Dominion Theatre on Thursday 5 November to Alzheimer's Society. The London premiere of ELF will star Ben Forster, Kimberley Walsh, Joe McGann and Jessica Martin and will play a strictly limited 10-week season at the Dominion Theatre from 24 October 2015 to 2 January 2016. (more...)

FTD Celebrates Grateful Dead 'Fare Thee Well' Tour With Tie-Dyed RosesFTD Celebrates Grateful Dead 'Fare Thee Well' Tour With Tie-Dyed Roses
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2015

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The American Museum of Natural History Presents SEEING INTO THE FUTURE: A VISIONARY NEW SPACE TELESCOPE Hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson, 7/6The American Museum of Natural History Presents SEEING INTO THE FUTURE: A VISIONARY NEW SPACE TELESCOPE Hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson, 7/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2015

Are we alone in the universe? Are other Earth-like worlds common? How has the universe evolved to its present diversity? Curious humans have asked these questions for centuries, but it's only now that scientists have the astronomical technology within their reach to start providing answers. New space telescopes and other devices will soon allow us to discover new Earth-like planets, to search these planets for signs of life, and to tell the cosmic story of how this life came to be. Join us for the debut of the new report From Cosmic Birth to Living Earths, The Future of UVOIR (Ultraviolet, Optical and Infrared) Space Astronomy. Scientists will unveil the potential for a high-definition, space-based telescope that will revolutionize the way we see and understand our universe. A series of presentations by noted researchers will be followed by a moderated discussion with host Neil deGrasse Tyson, Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium. (more...)

August at Bookworks Features Joy Harjo Indian Market Weekend, Dr. Seuss Storytime, Caroline Rose Starr and Jacqueline Kelly for Kids and MoreAugust at Bookworks Features Joy Harjo Indian Market Weekend, Dr. Seuss Storytime, Caroline Rose Starr and Jacqueline Kelly for Kids and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2015

August events at Bookworks focus on local nature, history, and literature with local authors visiting all month. (more...)

NY Public Library for the Performing Arts Curator Doug Reside on Telegraphing RhymesNY Public Library for the Performing Arts Curator Doug Reside on Telegraphing Rhymes
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Jul 3, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Doug Reside (Lewis and Dorothy Cullman Curator for the Billy Rose Theatre Division) on Telegraphing Rhymes: (more...)

BWW Reviews:  Greene Glimmers in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORSBWW Reviews: Greene Glimmers in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Michael Dale - Jul 3, 2015

Ellen Greene doesn't just reprise her iconic performances as Audrey, she deepens it. (more...)

Neil DeGrasse Tyson to Host Telescope Panel Discussion at AMNH, 7/6Neil DeGrasse Tyson to Host Telescope Panel Discussion at AMNH, 7/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2015

WHEN  Monday, July 6, 2015 12:45 pm WHERE American Museum of Natural History Press should enter at 81st street.   (more...)

BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre Presents a New Swan QueenBWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre Presents a New Swan Queen
by Rose Marija - Jul 2, 2015

At the matinee performance of Swan Lake on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, Misty Copeland spread her wings, giving her first New York City performance of Odette-Odile in ABT's Swan Lake, choreography by Kevin McKenzie after Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, to the glorious music of Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky. Costumes and extraordinary sets by Zach Brown and lighting by Duane Schuler embellished the ambiance. (more...)

Broadway-Bound BEACHES, Starring Shoshana Bean & Whitney Bashor, Opens Tonight in ChicagoBroadway-Bound BEACHES, Starring Shoshana Bean & Whitney Bashor, Opens Tonight in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Drury Lane Productions and Jennifer Maloney-Prezioso (Broadway's Spring Awakening, Rock of Ages) present the pre-Broadway production of Beaches, A New Musical, based on the beloved novel by Iris Rainer Dart. The show began previews June 24 and opens tonight, July 2nd, running through August 16, 2015. The original musical is written by Iris Rainer Dart and Thom Thomas, with music by David Austin and lyrics by Iris Rainer Dart. The production is directed by Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). (more...)

CRITICS' CHOICE: Celebrate America's Independence at the TheaterCRITICS' CHOICE: Celebrate America's Independence at the Theater
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 2, 2015

Can you believe that it's already time to celebrate Independence Day – aka The Fourth of July – with the biggest-in-the-country fireworks display right here in Music City USA? We know how to celebrate America's Independence right here in Nashville and we expect even more tourists (playwright/actor/director/producer/bon vivant Del Shores is in town, for example, to get a taste of a down-home good time) than normal to fill our city's streets over the four-day holiday weekend. (more...)

DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS' Rufus Hound Joins Trevor Nunn's THE WARS OF THE ROSES at KingstonDIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS' Rufus Hound Joins Trevor Nunn's THE WARS OF THE ROSES at Kingston
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

The Daily Mail writes that DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS and ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS star Rufus Hound has signed on for Trevor Nunn's THE WARS OF THE RoseS at the Rose Theatre, Kingston, this fall. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO's GYPSY Opens 7/10Pittsburgh CLO's GYPSY Opens 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Join one-of-a-kind mother, Rose, and her two talented daughters as they search for fame in Pittsburgh CLO's production of GYPSY, July 10-19 at the Benedum Center. This entertaining musical is complete with memorable performances, mother-daughter struggles and the hardships of show business life, all while set during the infamous vaudeville era. (more...)

DIAL M FOR MURDER to Open 7/8 at Peninsula PlayersDIAL M FOR MURDER to Open 7/8 at Peninsula Players
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's Oldest Professional Resident Summer Theater and Door County's theatrical icon, continues its 80th season July 8 through 26 when it presents the classic suspense-filled thriller, 'Dial M for Murder' by Frederick Knott. 'Dial M for Murder' was first staged on Broadway in 1952 and Knott adapted the script for Alfred Hitchcock's 1954 classic film. (more...)

Scoop: IZOMBIE on THE CW - Tuesday, July 21, 2015Scoop: IZOMBIE on THE CW - Tuesday, July 21, 2015
by TV Scoop - Jul 2, 2015

Get all the scoop on IZOMBIE, airing on THE CW on Tuesday, July 21, 2015! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Shoshana Bean and Whitney Bashor in Broadway-Bound BEACHESPhoto Flash: First Look at Shoshana Bean and Whitney Bashor in Broadway-Bound BEACHES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Drury Lane Productions and Jennifer Maloney-Prezioso (Broadway's Spring Awakening, Rock of Ages) present the pre-Broadway production of Beaches, A New Musical, based on the beloved novel by Iris Rainer Dart. The show began previews June 24 and opens tonight, July 2nd, running through August 16, 2015. The original musical is written by Iris Rainer Dart and Thom Thomas, with music by David Austin and lyrics by Iris Rainer Dart. The production is directed by Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars in action below! (more...)

NBC Renews New Variety Series I CAN DO THAT for Second SeasonNBC Renews New Variety Series I CAN DO THAT for Second Season
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

NBC's new Tuesday hit variety series “I Can Do That” has been given a second-season order for eight episodes. (more...)

MERELY PLAYERS Extends Into JulyMERELY PLAYERS Extends Into July
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Fresh off a successful run at the 2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival, Merely Players extends into July, as part of the ENCORE! Producers' Award.  The show, a meta-exploration of the theatre scene, watches as a struggling (and mostly terrible) theatre troupe attempts to put on a musical that maybe really should never have been written in the first place. The piece was also named 'Best Full-Length World-Premiere Musical' by StageSceneLA, making the 'Top Ten of the Fringe' list.  (more...)

Sideshow @ Actors Bridge Fringe Unveils Plans for 2015 FestivalSideshow @ Actors Bridge Fringe Unveils Plans for 2015 Festival
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 2, 2015

Led by program director Jessika Malone and technical director Mitch Massaro - and named by CNN as one of 'most intriguing festivals' in the 'Best of the U.S.' - Nashville's Sideshow @ Actors Bridge unveils its fifth annual slate of performances for July 16-19. (more...)

THE FRIDAY FIVE (on Thursday): Cumberland County Playhouse's LAUREN MARSHALLTHE FRIDAY FIVE (on Thursday): Cumberland County Playhouse's LAUREN MARSHALL
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 2, 2015

Today, our spotlight focuses on Lauren Marshall, the beautiful and talented, clever and imaginative company member from Crossville's Cumberland County Playhouse who, like most of her compatriots this summer, is playing a number of different roles in repertory. At one show, she's matriarch Vera Sanders in the 22nd annual run of Smoke on the Mountain, a few hours later she's Mrs. Banks in Mary Poppins - and in between those performances, chances are she's rehearsing for another show! And with CCP celebrating its 50th birthday this year, Lauren and her friends are even busier, as they welcome bigger crowds than normal to the playhouse. (more...)

Scoop: BATTLEBOTS on ABC - Sunday, July 5, 2015Scoop: BATTLEBOTS on ABC - Sunday, July 5, 2015
by - Jul 2, 2015

Get all the scoop on BATTLEBOTS, airing on ABC on Sunday, July 5, 2015! (more...)

HCD to Present GISELLE, 7/25HCD to Present GISELLE, 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

The Hartt School Community Division (HCD) Dance Department presents Giselle, a ballet by Adolphe Adam, on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Millard Auditorium at the University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford. Guest choreographer and artistic director of the production is Xiomara Reyes, a world-renowned dancer who retired from the American Ballet Theatre (ABT) in May after 12 years as one of its principal dancers. Tickets are $10, and can be purchased online at hartford.edu/hcd or by calling 860.768.4228. (more...)

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