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Alley All New Expands Reading Series with Martín Zimmerman's On The Exhale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Alley All New continues its offerings with an additional reading - Martin Zimmerman's On The Exhale. The special reading event marks the official launch of the Alley All New Reading Series, an ongoing series featuring new work in various stages of the development process. The reading, directed by Alley's Associate Director James Black, is on Monday, September 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Texas Room at the Alley Theatre. Advance reservations are recommended and can be made at alleytheatre.org or by calling the Box Office at 713-220-5700. The presentation is free and open to the public. (more...)

Academy Award Winner Sir Ben Kingsley Joins Houston Symphony for Opening Night Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

The Houston Symphony will open its 103rd season at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17, 2016, with an unforgettable performance of Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf featuring the orchestra and Academy, Grammy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Sir Ben Kingsley. (more...)

The Majestic Theater Welcomes Havana Cuba All-Stars
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Direct from Havana, Cuba (under the Auspices of the Ministry of Culture), the 15-piece Havana Cuba All-Stars band will appear at Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater on Wednesday, October19, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. 'Cuban Nights' is the debut tour of Cuba's greatest musicians in the United States!  The joy of the Caribbean will fill the historic Majestic Theater as Cuba's most prominent musicians share their rich musical heritage, from the Rumba to the Cha-Cha-Cha to the Habanera. (more...)

Oshman Family JCC Presents Music, Theatre, and More in 2016-2017 ARTS & DIALOGUES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

 The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center of Palo Alto proudly announces  the Fall-Winter Season for its 2016-2017 Arts & Dialogues series, featuring an array of luminaries, innovators and world-renowned performers at the OFJCC's Albert & Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall in Palo Alto. (more...)

Marcia Chellis Pens LOVE LETTERS IN THE LAND
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

A Boston portrait painter unexpectedly meets an attractive wanderer who opens her eyes to the world, especially the Middle-East, and she becomes a woman she never could have imagined. The story takes place in Boston, Abu Dhabi, and Cyprus. (more...)

Houston Symphony to Feature Sir Ben Kinsley in PETER AND THE WOLF Performance, 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

The Houston Symphony will open its 103rd season at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17, 2016, with an unforgettable performance of Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf featuring the orchestra and Academy, Grammy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Sir Ben Kingsley. (more...)

Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art Presents Jim Dine Works
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art presents the recent works by Jim Dine, renowned artist, painter, printmaker, and sculptor (http://novakart.com/artists/jim-dine/). This groundbreaking exhibit is one of the first exhibitions of artist Jim Dine's fully abstract works and includes an impressive array of recent paintings and prints, demonstrating the artist's journey into his new aesthetic. (http://novakart.com/exhibitions-2/jim-dine-abstraction/) (more...)

Hershey Area Playhouse Announces Fall Acting Classes for Adults and Youth
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Taught by instructors with experience in theatre and education, Hershey Area Playhouse's Theatre Academy announces its 2016 fall acting classes for students in grades K-12 and adults. (more...)

BB-8 & ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY Themed Limited Edition Blankets Released
by Movies News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Pendleton Woolen Mills, a globally acclaimed lifestyle brand headquartered in Portland, Oregon, introduces new Pendleton blankets as a tribute to “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.” (more...)

Rain Design unveils mStand series for Macbook, iPad and iPhone with Apple-matching colors at IFA Sep 2016
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2016

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BWW Review: CASTLES Penetrates as Synaptic Synonymic Sensation Phantasm at Old 505 Theatre
by Brodie Paparella - Sep 26, 2016

Pushing the boundaries of the performance art from is no easy task, and neither is adapting the quick-fire connective nature of the brain for the stage, and yet in House of Sands' Castles, Eliza Sanders accomplishes both, and more. In a work all at once intimate, quintessentially Australian, randomised and unbelievably funny, reviewing Castles is not a matter of attributing meaning, but asserting the importance of this inclusion in our arts landscape. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Darryl Maximillian Robinson and John Ruskin
by Stage Tube - Sep 24, 2016

Actor Darryl Maximilian Robinson ( Los Angeles-based theatre artist and Founder, Artistic Director And Producer of The Excaliber Shakespeare Company of Chicago ) and Actor John Ruskin ( Founder and Authorized Instructor of The Meisner Technique at The Ruskin School of Acting in Santa Monica ) were the guests Monday Septemper 19th on THE ACTOR'S CHOICE, the informational arts program hosted by noted entertainment and performing arts journalist Ron Brewington and which is currently streaming on Youtube.com. (more...)

Weird Together Drop 'Ready For This' Remix EP Today On Feel Up Records
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

On the heels of their latest single “Ready For This” that garnered over one million streams across platforms, New Zealand based collective Weird Together release the Ready For This Remix EP today on Feel Up Records. (more...)

SAND STORM Wins Six Ophir Awards; Will Open New York Film Forum
by Movies News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The film is now scheduled to open in New York City (Sept, 28, at Film Forum) and Los Angeles (Oct. 7, at the Royal) and will expand nationwide during the fall. (more...)

BWW Review: Part One of House Of Sand's Sydney Fringe Offering, PEDAL.PEDDLE Is An Intriguing, Thought Provoking Experience
by Jade Kops - Sep 21, 2016

Captivating and confusing all at the same time, PEDAL.PEDDLE, half of Eliza Sander's offering for Sydney Fringe Festival, has the audience mesmerised as they try to make sense of the expressive work. (more...)

One More Week Until THE FORGOTTEN Makes its US debut at Peak Performances
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Raphaelle Boitel, "one of the most remarkable performers on the European visual and physical theater scene," makes her directorial debut with The Forgotten/L'Oublie(e). In it, a woman becomes three women as she searches for the man she loves. Wandering through the ruins of her memory, she encounters moments of ecstasy, secret dreams, and haunting apparitions. With extraordinary physical prowess, Boitel and her company of six fierce performers fly, soar and plunge to create a parallel world of startling beauty. The Forgotten catapults you into a dreamlike world of flight and fantasy to tell one woman's tale of loss, yearning, and discovery. (more...)

NTT Innovation Institute Establishes Executive Advisory Board
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

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The Playgroup, LLC Presents SURFING THE RUBICON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

The Playgroup, LLC is proud to present its second season at the Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park in Boca Raton, starting with SURFING THE RUBICON, directed by Brian Reeves. A dinner party in an effort to impress a wealthy socialite takes quite an unexpected turn when a surprise guest shows up. (more...)

NBC Sports to Present Live Coverage AVP CHAMPIONSHIPS 9/4
by TV News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

NBC Sports presents live coverage of the AVP Championships, the final AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour stop of the 2016 season, this Sunday, September 4, at 1 p.m. ET from Chicago, Ill. Additionally, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app will stream live coverage of the event. (more...)

Systems Imagination, Inc. Honored with AZBio Fast Lane Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

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BWW Review: LETTERS TO LINDY Fascinates in Tell-All on Australia at Seymour Centre
by Brodie Paparella - Sep 19, 2016

You could be guaranteed, no matter where you went or who you were with that at the time her disappearance went public, the circumstances around the death of baby Azaria Chamberlain was the topic of every conversation in Australia. Opinions polarised around the involvement of her mother, Lindy Chamberlain whom some believed to be the fame-hungry, cold-hearted murderer, others the victim of a tragic freak accident involving a dingo and the phrase that became famous the world over. Either way, scrutiny upon Lindy, who was given a life sentence before being released four years later upon the discovery of further evidence. Whilst living between nationwide roles of villain and victim, Lindy received upwards of 20,000 letters. Many years later, with Lindy remarried and living in America, Australian playwright Alana Valentine was granted the ability to write a play based on this mass of correspondence and Lindy's experience. Letters to Lindy is a remarkable, surprising and touching reflection not so much on Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton herself, but on the impassioned public who one way or another found her so easy to relate to. (more...)

Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship Announces Deadline for Application, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

DUBLIN, Ohio, Sept. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ As the clock winds down, the game's outcome hangs in the balance. The perfect play is drawn up and coach is calling your number. But you can't win the game if you're sitting on the bench so lace up your cleats and take the field. (more...)

Divi Resorts Celebrates Barbados' 50th Anniversary of Independence
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

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VIDF to Bring Alonzo King LINES Ballet and Dairakudakan to the Playhouse in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) announces two captivating highlight presentations as part of the 2017 line up: San Francisco's Alonzo King LINES Ballet (March 3 & 4, 2017) and Japan's Dairakudakan (March 10 & 11, 2017), at the Vancouver Playhouse. (more...)

Learn a Few Things About Gran, in GRAN'S BAG - a Fun, Heart-Warming Family Show
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

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Carol Lipnik Opens New Show GODDESS OF IMPERFECTION at PANGEA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

CAROL LIPNIK - the spellbinding, wistfully-humorous singer and songwriter called an "ethereal vocal phenomenon" by The New York Times - will introduce a new show to launch her Fall Sunday Night Residency at Pangea. "Goddess of Imperfection," which brings her unprecedented engagement at the club into its second year, will open on Sunday, September 18 at 7:00 PM to run through Sunday, December 18. The dreamlike new evening pays tribute to the broken, uncertain state of the world with a set of new original songs and specially-selected covers that reach above the chaos and reflect back on our tangled, beast-ridden planet. The performance artist and storyteller David Cale will be her special guest on September 18.  (more...)

Stop the Black Friday EMV' Nightmare!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

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Miten Reveals 'River Man' Video, 'Temple At Midnight' Debuts at #2 on iTunes World Music Charts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

To celebrate his first English album in a decade, Miten has unveiled another facet in the inspiration behind the work. (more...)

Hershey Area Playhouse Holding Auditions for MIRACLE ON 34th STREET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Hershey Area Playhouse is holding auditions for the last production of its 2016 season, Miracle on 34th Street, Sunday, Sept. 25 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for children up to 12 years old.  Auditions for teens and adults will also be held Sunday as well as Monday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. Callbacks, if needed, will be held Thursday, Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Kenny Chesney Returns to Headline Tortuga Music Festival's 5th Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

HUKA Entertainment, leading creator and producer of large scale destination-location music festivals, announced today that 8-time Entertainer of the Year KENNY CHESNEY will return for the third time to headline 2017's Rock The Ocean's Tortuga Music Festival. (more...)

GREASE:LIVE Tops 2016 Creative Emmy Awards; Check Out Tonight's Full List of Winners!
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 11, 2016

The Television Academy tonight presented Part 2 of its two 2016 Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremonies for programs and individual achievements at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (more...)

Agatha Christie's THE MOUSETRAP Opens September 30 at Town Players
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

This fall, Town Players of Newtown will be staging Agatha Christie's THE MOUSETRAP, and opening night is Friday, September 30 at 8 PM. (more...)

Father Harry of the God Squad Releases New Memoir, I'LL NEVER TELL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Kevin Starr says the new memoir by Monsignor Harry G. Schlitt is 'slyly humorous, engaging and illumined with lightning bolts of religious insight.' Add to that encounters with Paul Lynde, James Brown, Joan Crawford, assorted cardinals and a handful of popes, including one emeritus, set against the backdrop of world capitals, and you've got a social historic narrative depicting the epic journey of a Catholic priest through changing mores and contemporary life. (more...)

Mile Square Theatre to Stage THE AMERICAN SOLDIER to Honor Veterans Over 9/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Stage, film and television actor Douglas Taurel brings his powerful and electrifying piece THE AMERICAN SOLDIER to Mile Square Theatre September 9, 10, and 11. (more...)

Newly-Orchestrated Version of RAGTIME and More Set for Griffin Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Griffin Theatre Company is pleased to announce its 29th Season, featuring three productions exploring the American Dream. The 2016-17 season kicks off this fall with a rare revival of Maxwell Anderson's 1930s drama WINTERSET, directed by Ensemble Member Jonathan Berry (Pocatello, Balm in Gilead). The season continues next spring with the world premiere of IN TO AMERICA, a 400-year journey through the immigrant experience written by Artistic Director Bill Massolia (Letters Home) and directed by Dorothy Milne. The season concludes next summer with a newly-orchestrated (Matt Deitchman) chamber version of the Tony Award-winning musical RAGTIME, reimagined by director Scott Weinstein (Titanic, Bat Boy: The Musical) and featuring a cast of 20 actors. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel Premieres New Series AFRICA'S WILD HAVENS Tonight
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

A new Smithsonian Channel three-part series tells stories of endurance and survival of Africa's most iconic symbols of natural history. (more...)

Peak Performances to Welcome Raphaelle Boitel in THE FORGOTTEN/L'OUBLIEE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Raphaelle Boitel, "one of the most remarkable performers on the European visual and physical theater scene," makes her directorial debut with The Forgotten/L'Oublie(e). (more...)

BWW Recap: Back Off Man, I'm a Pharmacist on FEAR THE WALKING DEAD
by Jennifer McHugh - Aug 29, 2016

Wait… so… wait… so… Did that like… wait. Okay, I'm a little flabbergasted. Did that just change the entire folk lore of THE WALKING DEAD? Is it possible to… I'm getting ahead of myself and I'm drunk on ellipses. (more...)

BWW Review: RE(D)GENERATION Comes from the Earth at the Center For Contemporary Arts
by Devon Hoffman - Aug 26, 2016

Dancing Earth takes contemporary dance a step further-because they root within their immemorial indigenous identity. Theirs was not a dance of abstract gestures through undefined space; their movement was growth, upon a dancing earth. (more...)

Mermaids, Pokemon Sea Creature Are Top Winners at 26th Annual Coney Island Sand Sculpting Contest
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

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Weird Together Announce Remix EP Out 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Weird Together is one of the most globally minded electronic music projects to emerge from the South Pacific in recent times. (more...)

American Entertainer Pat Boone Takes the Stage at the Suncoast Showroom on Sept. 9 and 10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Legendary singer and entertainer Pat Boone will perform at the Suncoast Showroom on Sept. 9 and 10. (more...)

Rita Wilson Returns to the Geffen Playhouse for Liner Notes!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Rita Wilson once again brings her vocal and songwriting talents to the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse for six all-new shows in September, this following sell-out performances at last fall's premiere of Liner Notes.   (more...)

Michael Urie and Robin De Jesus to Star in HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Labyrinth Theater Company presents the world premiere of Homos, Or Everyone in American (October 20-November 27) by Jordan Seavey. Homos, Or Everyone in American, directed by Mike Donahue and featuring two-time Tony nominee Robin De Jesus (In The Heights, La Cage Aux Folles) and Drama Desk Award winner Michael Urie (Buyer and Cellar, Ugly Betty, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying), is a bitingly tender new play about trying to live and love in New York. (more...)

2016 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Unveils Discovery Program Featuring 35 Films
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The Toronto International Film Festival® announced today its Discovery programme showcasing 35 outstanding and absorbing feature films, including 16 World Premieres, by first and second time feature directors from Canada and across the globe, sponsored by Dropbox. (more...)

Edward Fox To Star In New Betjeman Play SAND IN THE SANDWICHES
by Marianka Swain - Aug 23, 2016

Edward Fox is to star in a new play, Sand in the Sandwiches by Hugh Whitemore, which celebrates the life and work of John Betjeman. Directed by Gareth Armstrong, the production will premiere at Oxford Playhouse on 25 October 2016 followed by a UK tour visiting the Minerva Theatre Chichester, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Guildford, Exeter Northcott Theatre, Salisbury Playhouse and culminating with a final performance at the Folkestone Book Festival on 24 November 2016. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Apple to Fix Siri's 'Streisand' Pronunciation Per Babs Request
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Legendary star of stage and screen Barbra StreiSand, who is currently on tour for her new album, 'Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway' recently turned to Apple head Tim Cook for a small favor. (more...)

House of Sand Presents PEDAL and CASTLES at Sydney Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2016

Fresh from creating a critical and popular sensation at the NZ Fringe, emerging star of the cross-art form stage Eliza Sanders (directed by brother Charles) tours Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra from September with two stunning shows: Pedal & Castles. (more...)

Stable Lab Co. and IRT Theater Present IN THE EVENT OF MY DEATH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2016

In the Event of My Death is about eight small-town twenty-somethings, who know each other from high school, who share an impromptu time of mourning and celebration after the suicide of a mutual friend. This play was originally developed through The Farm Theater's College Collaboration program, under the artistic direction of Padraic Lillis. (more...)

Twelve-Story Big Top Raised Today in San Jose for Odysseo
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

The traffic-stopping, 125-foot tall White Big Top was raised today in downtown San Jose next to Hwy 87 at Julian Street Exit to welcome Odysseo, the world's largest touring production and Cavalia's latest equestrian and acrobatic adventure. Following the Montreal company's original and eponymous production Cavalia, which enjoyed an extended sold-out engagement in San Jose four years ago, this new $30 million theatrical production imagined by Normand Latourelle will open September 14 with matinee and evening performances scheduled through October 2. At last, San Jose audiences will have the chance to experience what more than 2 million spectators across North America have enjoyed. (more...)

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