BWW Review: The Rep's World Premiere Sizzles in SIRENS OF SONG and Woos Women to UniteBWW Review: The Rep's World Premiere Sizzles in SIRENS OF SONG and Woos Women to Unite
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Mar 31, 2016

Women of the World unite for Milwaukee Rep's poetic, powerful world premiere titled Sirens of Song featuring the musical history through a women's perspective sung through familiar melodies of the 20th century. While the music begins in December 1901 with the Daughters of Freedom, the Stackner Cabaret provides the ultimate setting for Scenic Designer Scott Davis' abandoned clothing shop filled with manikins dressed in period costumes-all surrounded by a grand, gilt broken picture frame where these three actors make their Rep debuts. A revue written by Kevin Ramsey and his niece Pearl Ramsey, the two collaborators weave world events through a century worth of popular music. Woo a women's heart at Milwaukee Rep's poetic, powerful world premiere titled Sirens of Song featuring  history tuned to a women's perspective and sung through familiar melodies of the 20th century. While the music begins in December 1901 with the 'Daughters of Freedom', the Stackner Cabaret provides the ultimate setting for Scenic Designer Scott Davis' abandoned clothing shop filled with manikins dressed in period costumes-all surrounded by a grand, gilt fragmented picture frame where these three actresses open their Rep debuts. A  world premiere revue written by Kevin Ramsey and his niece Pearl Ramsey, the two collaborators weave world events through a century worth of popular music. (more...)

Wounded Veterans Dive at Devil's Den and Blue GrottoWounded Veterans Dive at Devil's Den and Blue Grotto
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

WILLISTON, Fla., March 30, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Taking a deep breath and stepping into the depths of the Devil's Den and Blue Grotto, wounded veterans recently became certified divers, thanks to an Alumni program event hosted by Wounded Warrior Project (WWP). The two-day diving class allowed Alumni to become scuba certified. Instructors were on hand to guide participants through the process of diving, adjusting gear in the water, and learning how to communicate underwater effectively. (more...)

Wounded Veterans Honored During Northwestern University Basketball GameWounded Veterans Honored During Northwestern University Basketball Game
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

EVANSTON, Ill., March 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Whether it's your first game or you're on a first name basis with each concession vendor there is no escaping the energy and excitement during a college basketball game. Fans had more than basketball to cheer for when Northwestern University stopped the clock to honor wounded veterans. (more...)

Fitness Tip of the Day: Run With PurposeFitness Tip of the Day: Run With Purpose
by Christina Mancuso - Mar 24, 2016

Want to make a difference in the lives of others?  Pay it forward!  Make your runs count by joining a charity that you believe in, and make a difference at your next race. (more...)

Wounded Veterans Participate in Ski Adventure with Their Special GuestsWounded Veterans Participate in Ski Adventure with Their Special Guests
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

BLOWING ROCK, N.C., March 1, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ A weekend adventure brought injured service members together on the slopes at Appalachian Ski Mountain. The event, planned by Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), included a companion invited by each WWP Alumnus for the weekend's couples' ski activities. (more...)

Injured Veterans Participate in The Arnold 5K Pump & RunInjured Veterans Participate in The Arnold 5K Pump & Run
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 10, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Fourteen members of a Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) running group completed their greatest physical accomplishment to date. WWP Alumni and family support members competed in the Arnold 5K Pump & Run on Sunday in Columbus, Ohio. (more...)

Scoop: GOOD MORNING AMERICA on ABC - Week of February 1, 2016Scoop: GOOD MORNING AMERICA on ABC - Week of February 1, 2016
by TV Scoop - Jan 29, 2016

Get all the scoop on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, airing on ABC for the week of February 1, 2016! (more...)

Lease Advisors Community Program Reveals Military Donation Figures for Fourth Quarter 2015Lease Advisors Community Program Reveals Military Donation Figures for Fourth Quarter 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

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BWW Interview:  Bill Dawes in NUREYEVS EYES at GSPBWW Interview: Bill Dawes in NUREYEVS EYES at GSP
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 26, 2016

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Bill Dawes who will play Rudolf Nureyev in 'Nureyev's Eyes' at the George Street Playhouse. Directed by Michael Mastro, the show will be on the New Brunswick Stage from February 2nd through February 21st. (more...)

YANK! Opens 2/18 at Manatee Performing Arts CenterYANK! Opens 2/18 at Manatee Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Yank! tells the story of Stu, a Midwestern kid who gets drafted for World War II in 1943, and becomes a reporter for Yank Magazine, the journal 'for the Servicemen, by the Servicemen.' Yank! has a score that pays homage to the 1940s and explores what it means to be a man, and what it is to fall in love and struggle. Intelligent and impassioned, suffused with songs in swing, big band and boogie-woogie styles, the show explores the stories that don't get told in wartime, and how WWII became a great catalyst in bringing gay men and women together. (more...)

ESPN2 to Televise 2016 Pro Bowl Draft Live, 1/27ESPN2 to Televise 2016 Pro Bowl Draft Live, 1/27
by TV News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

ESPN2 will televise the 2016 Pro Bowl Draft presented by USAA live from Wheeler Army Airfield in Hawaii, on Wednesday, January 27, at 7:30 p.m. ET. (more...)

BWW Review:  LABUTE NEW THEATER FESTIVAL at 59E59 Six Fascinating New PlaysBWW Review: LABUTE NEW THEATER FESTIVAL at 59E59 Six Fascinating New Plays
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 19, 2016

The LABUTE NEW THEATER FESTIVAL is now onstage at 59E59 Theaters through February 7th. Six fascinating one-act plays are receiving their New York Premiere. (more...)

Wounded Veterans Learn Mixed Martial Arts from the ExpertsWounded Veterans Learn Mixed Martial Arts from the Experts
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ More than 70 wounded service members and their guests took turns on the mat at the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy last weekend, to learn the basics of mixed martial arts. (more...)

Chips Hardy's BLUE ON BLUE to Play Tristan Bates Theatre This SpringChips Hardy's BLUE ON BLUE to Play Tristan Bates Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

You can't go crippling yourself in a caring society. They won't stand for it. (more...)

Injured Vets Learn Basic of Ice ClimbingInjured Vets Learn Basic of Ice Climbing
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt., Feb. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ A special gathering for wounded veterans who endured the elements to learn a new, unique skill in Vermont. Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) invited a group of WWP Alumni to tighten their ice leashes, pull on the gloves, and brave the chill to learn the basics of ice climbing. (more...)

Wounded Veterans Track Down a Political Assassin in AtlantaWounded Veterans Track Down a Political Assassin in Atlanta
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

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Wounded Veterans Hit the Slopes for the Eighth Annual 'Learn to Race' CampWounded Veterans Hit the Slopes for the Eighth Annual 'Learn to Race' Camp
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

WINDHAM, N.Y., Feb. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Adaptive Sports Foundation (ASF) recently hosted its eighth annual Learn to Race Camp, a four-day training session and race for disabled skiers. Among the enthusiasts taking on the slopes were five Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Alumni who attended the event as part of the Alumni program. (more...)

Wounded Veterans Participate in Hale Koa EventWounded Veterans Participate in Hale Koa Event
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

HONOLULU, Feb. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Wounded veterans and their families hit the beach in Hale Koa at a recent Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Alumni event. WWP partnered with AccesSurf to give 40 WWP Alumni and their family members a fun day at the beach. AccesSurf is a nonprofit organization that helps those with disabilities surf and participate in water sports. (more...)

Wounded Veterans Gather at Historical Location for 1940s Theme GalaWounded Veterans Gather at Historical Location for 1940s Theme Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

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Photo Flash: Inside Look at Opening Night of Manatee Performing Arts Center's YANK!Photo Flash: Inside Look at Opening Night of Manatee Performing Arts Center's YANK!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2016

Yank! tells the story of Stu, a Midwestern kid who gets drafted for World War II in 1943, and becomes a reporter for Yank Magazine, the journal 'for the Servicemen, by the Servicemen.' Yank! has a score that pays homage to the 1940s and explores what it means to be a man, and what it is to fall in love and struggle. Intelligent and impassioned, suffused with songs in swing, big band and boogie-woogie styles, the show explores the stories that don't get told in wartime, and how WWII became a great catalyst in bringing gay men and women together. Broadway World has an exclusive look into Manatee Performing Arts Center's opening night reception here. (more...)

Photo Flash: YANK! Begins Tonight at Manatee Performing Arts CenterPhoto Flash: YANK! Begins Tonight at Manatee Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

YANK! tells the story of Stu, a Midwestern kid who gets drafted for World War II in 1943, and becomes a reporter for Yank Magazine, the journal 'for the Servicemen, by the Servicemen.' YANK! runs at Manatee Performing Arts Center tonight, February 18, through March 6, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at YANK! at Manatee Performing Arts CenterPhoto Flash: First Look at YANK! at Manatee Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

YANK! tells the story of Stu, a Midwestern kid who gets drafted for World War II in 1943, and becomes a reporter for Yank Magazine, the journal 'for the Servicemen, by the Servicemen.' YANK! runs at Manatee Performing Arts Center February 18 - March 6, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Wounded Service Members and Their Families Make New Connections Through Family FunWounded Service Members and Their Families Make New Connections Through Family Fun
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2016

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Injured Service Members Test Their Artistic Talents for Valentine's DayInjured Service Members Test Their Artistic Talents for Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2016

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Raleigh Little Theatre Announces 2016-17 SEASON OF DISCOVERY!Raleigh Little Theatre Announces 2016-17 SEASON OF DISCOVERY!
by Jeffrey Kare - Feb 12, 2016

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AVENUE Q, MOTHERS & SONS and More Set for RLT's 2016-17 SeasonAVENUE Q, MOTHERS & SONS and More Set for RLT's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

"This season is full of opportunities to discover more about who we are. We invite audiences to share in these stories that include characters ranging from a pioneering radio DJ, to a young girl who will do anything to fly, to a puppet looking for his place in the world," says Patrick Torres, Artistic Director. (more...)

Wounded Veterans Announces Intense Cycling AdventureWounded Veterans Announces Intense Cycling Adventure
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ A group of injured service members came together for an intense cycling adventure during Base Camp in San Diego. Base Camp is for Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Alumni who have completed a Soldier Ride and want to share a more in depth cycling challenge with other wounded veterans. The event unites injured service members from across the country for 3 days to focus on good health, camaraderie, and healing. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for BLUE ON BLUE at the Tristan Bates TheatrePhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for BLUE ON BLUE at the Tristan Bates Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

You can't go crippling yourself in a caring society. They won't stand for it. BLUE ON BLUE is a visceral, poignant and darkly funny play by novelist and screenwriter Chips Hardy, directed by Harry Burton. The production will play the Tristan Bates Theatre (1a Tower Street, London WC2H 9NP) Tuesday 19th April to Saturday 14th May 2016. Press Night: is Thursday 21st April, 7.30pm. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

The Baltimore Ravens Host Wounded Veterans for Wellness ProgramThe Baltimore Ravens Host Wounded Veterans for Wellness Program
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

BALTIMORE, April 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Red-seven, red-seven, hot-route! The Baltimore Ravens recently hosted a group of wounded veterans and their family members for a day of grid-iron training and fun, as part of the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Physical Health and Wellness (PH&W) program. (more...)

Wounded Veterans Participate in Flag Football GameWounded Veterans Participate in Flag Football Game
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 6, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ A group of injured veterans put their game faces on for a flag football game recently at Episcopal School in Jacksonville. The games provided the participants a chance for bonding and friendly competition. (more...)

Wounded Veterans Come Together for Target PracticeWounded Veterans Come Together for Target Practice
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 6, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ It was not just another day on the range for wounded veterans when they gathered for a day of target practice at Range USA Indoor Shooting & Training Facility. Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) brought the Alumni together for camaraderie and a friendly shooting competition. (more...)

Tampa Bay Rays Host Wounded Vets at Spring TrianingTampa Bay Rays Host Wounded Vets at Spring Trianing
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla., April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ America's pastime is back - Major League Baseball started its season yesterday. One of the first games had the Tampa Bay Rays hosting the Toronto Blue Jays. The Rays created memories recently by hosting a group of wounded veterans at Spring Training in Port Charlotte. (more...)

Water Mania Sunday: WWP Alumni and Families Start New TraditionWater Mania Sunday: WWP Alumni and Families Start New Tradition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., April 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Summer is approaching, and with it comes a popular Alumni event offered to Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Alumni and their families. Seventy wounded service members and their family members spent Sunday afternoon swimming and socializing with other injured veteran families at the Venetian Waterpark, Holiday Inn Arbor Lakes in Maple Grove, Minnesota. (more...)

Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride Event Comes to the Nation's Capital and The White House, 4/12Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride Event Comes to the Nation's Capital and The White House, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The White House will hostWounded Warrior Project (WWP) Soldier Ride as 55 of our nation's heroes begin their journey toward a strong recovery with fellow wounded veterans. Throughout the cycling event, participants will discover that Soldier Ride is not only a cycling event, it is a life-changing opportunity to heal their bodies and minds. In the spirit of recapturing military bonding, the participating injured service members will unite to ride over 51 miles around the nation's capital. (more...)

First Lady Michelle Obama & Dr. Jill Biden to Appear on NBC's THE VOICEFirst Lady Michelle Obama & Dr. Jill Biden to Appear on NBC's THE VOICE
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Next week, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden will celebrate the 5th anniversary of their Joining Forces initiative. In 2011, the First Lady and Dr. Biden launched Joining Forces, a nationwide initiative that calls on all Americans – in both the public and private sectors - to rally around service members, veterans, and their families and support them through employment, education and wellness opportunities. (more...)

Wounded Warrior Project Supports Invictus Games Orlando 2016Wounded Warrior Project Supports Invictus Games Orlando 2016
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla., April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The Invictus Games are coming to Orlando, Florida, and Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) will be there to support the event and the competing wounded veterans. The Invictus Games are the only international adaptive sports competition for wounded, ill and injured active duty and retired Servicemen and women. For years, WWP has funded organizations that share the WWP mission to honor and empower Wounded Warriors, and, this year, WWP is proud to be recognized as an official partner of the Invictus Games Orlando 2016. As part of this partnership, WWP will be providing bicycles that can be modified to meet the needs of the athletes participating in the cycling events as well as other technical support. (more...)

Invictus Games Adds Morgan Freeman To Star Studded LineupInvictus Games Adds Morgan Freeman To Star Studded Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

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Wounded Warrior Project Hosts Family Painting and Dinner EventWounded Warrior Project Hosts Family Painting and Dinner Event
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

AIKEN, S.C., April 19, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Injured service members and their mates deserve a break from the stress of daily life. Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) recently hosted Alumni and family support members for an evening of painting and dinner that encouraged attendees to enjoy the play of exploring their artistic sides, while bonding with other injured veterans in their area. (more...)

Akamai Partners with Wounded Warrior Project to Improve Web SecurityAkamai Partners with Wounded Warrior Project to Improve Web Security
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

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Wounded Veterans Meet Cleveland Indians During Spring TrainingWounded Veterans Meet Cleveland Indians During Spring Training
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

GOODYEAR, Ariz., April 14, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ A day at the ballpark became a chance to make memories for wounded veterans and their families. Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) took the group to meet the Cleveland Indians at Goodyear Ballpark during Spring Training recently. (more...)

Wounded Veterans Participate in Soldier Ride, Beg. 4/21Wounded Veterans Participate in Soldier Ride, Beg. 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 14, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Northern California will host Wounded Warrior Project's (WWP) Soldier Ride as a group of our nation's heroes begin their journey toward a strong recovery with fellow injured veterans. Throughout the weekend's activities, participants will discover that Soldier Ride is not only a cycling event, it is a life-changing opportunity to heal their bodies and minds. In the spirit of recapturing military bonds, participating injured service members unite to cycle more than 30 miles through the beautiful hills of Northern California. (more...)

Wounded Veterans Honored during Women's Final FourWounded Veterans Honored during Women's Final Four
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS, April 15, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Cheers thundered for more than the female collegiate round-ballers during the 2016 Women's Final Four tournament when the NCAA invited Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Alumni and their families to be honored during the Super Saturday celebration in downtown Indianapolis. The group of wounded veterans also enjoyed the festivities surrounding the tournament and stood to be recognized for their service during the teams' practice sessions. (more...)

Registration Opens for Wounded Warrior Project Community RidesRegistration Opens for Wounded Warrior Project Community Rides
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

NEW YORK, April 14, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Registration is now open for the public to participate in Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Soldier Ride Community Rides that will take place this summer across the northeast. Soldier RideCommunity Rides are more than just cycling events; they're an experience and provide the opportunity to support by pedaling alongside our nation's bravest men and women. (more...)

Wounded Veterans Participate in National Cycling EventWounded Veterans Participate in National Cycling Event
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

ATLANTA, April 14, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Thesoutheast will once again play host to Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Soldier Ride as a group of our nation's heroes begin their journey with fellow injured veterans toward a strong recovery. Throughout the cycling event, participants will discover that Soldier Ride is not only a cycling event, it is a life-changing opportunity to heal their bodies and minds. In the spirit of recapturing military bonding, the participating injured service members will come together to ride more than 23 miles around Atlanta. (more...)

INVISIBLE ENEMIES is ReleasedINVISIBLE ENEMIES is Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

When President Harry Truman ordered the use of an atomic bomb, the effects of radiation poisoning didn't just have an impact on the Japanese; they also had severe consequences for American Servicemen stationed in the Pacific. (more...)

Sage Announces Multiyear Partnership With Invictus Games Sage Announces Multiyear Partnership With Invictus Games
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

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Registration Opens for Wounded Warrior Project Community Ride, 9/24Registration Opens for Wounded Warrior Project Community Ride, 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

BOSTON, April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Registration is now open for the public to participate in Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Soldier Ride Community Rides that will take place this summer across the northeast. Soldier RideCommunity Rides are more than just cycling events; they're an experience and provide the opportunity to support by pedaling alongside our nation's bravest men and women. (more...)

Invictus Games Orlando 2016 Announce Dazzling Opening Ceremony ProgramInvictus Games Orlando 2016 Announce Dazzling Opening Ceremony Program
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

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Wounded Veterans Participate in Day of Discovery at Howe CavernsWounded Veterans Participate in Day of Discovery at Howe Caverns
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

HOWES CAVE,N.Y., April 11, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Leaving the sunshine and sky above for more grounded fare, a group of Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Alumni and family members explored New York state's second most popular natural attraction, Howe Caverns. WWP hosted this subterranean adventure as part of its Alumni program, which is designed to give wounded service members a chance to deepen their bonds through camaraderie at welcoming events in relaxed environments, free of charge. (more...)

Wounded Veterans Participate in Physical Health and Wellness ProgramWounded Veterans Participate in Physical Health and Wellness Program
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

DURHAM, N.C., March 31, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ It's the home court for the 5-time National Champion Duke Blue Devils Men's Basketball team, but Cameron Indoor Stadium served a different purpose recently. Camaraderie. Wounded veterans used the court in Durham, North Carolina to get a boost in exercise efforts. (more...)

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