What is a Digital Service Provider? Hint: There is More Than a Single Answer
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

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BWW Review: OUT LOUD Theatre Brings Intense and Stunning DRACULA to Life
by Robert Barossi - May 9, 2016

Storytelling is something that, fundamentally, defies definition. Who is to say how a story should best be told? How many different ways have stories been passed down over the centuries? Whatever our own preferences are for storytelling forms and devices, there are countless others, often used in successful ways. In its three years of existence, OUT LOUD Theatre has at times defied conventional definitions of storytelling and developed their own unique style. With its spectacular use of that style, their current production of Dracula is a gorgeous example of the company's storytelling prowess, wrapped in a unique and surprising piece of theatrical art. (more...)

BWW Blog: Jessica Gould - A New Twist on an Old Play
by Guest Blogger: Jessica Gould - May 9, 2016

For my school's spring play, New Albany High School presented a production of the classic Shakespearean tragedy, Macbeth. The director and teacher of the drama department at the school, Elliott Lemberg, decided to stray from the typical setting of late 1500s Scotland and put a Kabuki twist on it. (more...)

Child Mind Institute Hosts 13th Annual Adam Katz Memorial Conversation With Whoopi Goldberg
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

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Chef Conor Moran Unveils FireDisc HABE Sauce, an Ideal Blend of Sweet and Spicy and the Perfect Grilling Companion
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

FireDisc Grills and accessories are in a league of their own with innovative attributes spanning portability, counter height, surface temperature range, capacity and clean-up. These grills have also been ruthlessly vetted by some of the world's leading Chefs, such as Chef Conor Moran. While the grills and accessories are fantastic, the one thing they can't do is serve up mouth-watering meals on their own. Problem solved. FireDisc Chef Conor Moran is unveiling the FireDisc Habe Sauce, enabling everyone from amateur cooks to culinary foodies to knock summer BBQ's out of the park. (more...)

Brelby Theatre Company to Premiere POSTCARDS FROM THE APOCALYPSE
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

The Brelby Theatre Company located in Historic Downtown Glendale, is pleased to be producing the world premiere of Postcards from the Apocalypse by Paco Jose Madden. In the eclectic production, a young man, Marco, waits for his girlfriend, Jenny, atop a mountain. As the world collapses around him, he receives postcards and other messages from Jenny who reports back on what she's seen and heard from the End of the World. (more...)

MADE IN LDN to Return to The Cockpit This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Sunday May 8th marks the return of Interval Productions' MADE IN LDN season, which launched at The Cockpit last month. On the second Sunday of every month, Interval Productions' Creative Director Tori Allen-Martin will present an evening of brand new British Musical Theatre writing supported using public funding by Arts Council England. (more...)

BWW Review: Rocking Out to the Life of Johnny Cash with RING OF FIRE at CCTC
by Kristen Morale - May 25, 2016

The Cape Cod Theatre Company, home of the Harwich Junior Theatre, has decided to step away traditional staged storytelling and try Something Different with its newest "jukebox" production of Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash. Created by Richard Maltby, Jr and hereby directed and choreographed by Pamela C. Wills, with Nina K. Schuessler serving as Producing Artistic Director, Ring of Fire is a story within and through a performance, and this production has the unique ability to depict the lives of Johnny Cash and June Carter, complete with interchangeable characters and interspersed moments of chronological storytelling, in a way I could image they would have approved of themselves: simple, straightforward and even stark (how fitting that word is) in its presentation but so oddly appropriate for the unadorned but deeply affecting way Cash's music hits you. Those on stage are not "acting" to portray these music legends, but instead almost seem to hand themselves over to the audience's belief that this is not a presentation or something that is purely meant to entertain; they are there to tell a story, and with a wonderfully eclectic mix of songs played in the background, there is something so beautiful in the rawness of this entire production. (more...)

Starpoint Resort Group Reveals Top July Las Vegas Shows
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

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BWW Dance Interview: Jelko Yuresha Reflects On His Past and The Dancers of Today
by Juan Michael Porter II - May 23, 2016

At 78, Jelko Yuresha has come to resemble a lion in repose. I recognize him immediately as I enter the lobby -- I am early, he is even earlier -- and what strikes me more than his subtle smile is his eyes. They are the eyes of a man who retains a zest for life though it is evident that little amuses him. This comes as no surprise. After all, he has seen much and traveled far. As we begin the dance of exchanging pleasantries, it becomes apparent that behind the guise of a charming gentlemen I am speaking to the dance version of James Bond -- as played by Sean Connery. (more...)

Eclectic InTRANSIT Festival 2016 to Take Over Kensington and Chelsea This June
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

?Back for its tenth year, InTRANSIT Festival is recognised as one of the most exciting, challenging and surprising highlights of London's arts calendar. An eclectic and experimental programme of theatre, dance, art and music that takes over the streets and iconic buildings of Kensington and Chelsea this June. (more...)

BWW Review: The Moving Company's New Work EVERY SENTENCE IS FOR THE BIRDS Speaks to the Nature of Science and Art and What it Means to be Human
by Jill Schafer - May 2, 2016

The Moving Company is a unique theater company in this town of over 70 theater companies. The descendant of the beloved departed Theatre de la Jeune Lune, MoCo's productions are typically original ensemble-based creations. Like the proverbial box of chocolates, you never know what you're gonna get with them: over-the-top ridiculous comedy, lovely achingly beautiful poignancy, or more likely, somewhere in between. Their new piece EVERY SENTENCE IS FOR THE BIRDS falls more towards the sublime end of the ridiculous-to-sublime spectrum that they cover. The two-person show about a scientist and her subject is both simple and profound, dealing with topics no less than the nature of science and art, and what it means to be human. Words are inadequate to describe The Moving Company's work, so you should just go see it for yourself. I guarantee it's unlike anything you will see on any other stage in town. (more...)

Thievery Corporation to Spend an Evening at Boulder Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Live for Live Music presents AN EVENING WITH THIEVERY CORPORATION, a post-dead late night party at the Boulder Theater on July 2nd, 2016.  (more...)

Wyatt Brooks Shares THE PERSPECTIVE
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

In 'The Perspective: A Shift to Life's Realizations' (published by Balboa Press), author Wyatt Brooks shares his personal journey - revealing how external circumstances led him to take on a new perspective in life - to introduce readers new to the ideas behind the law of attraction. (more...)

WRAITHS OF THE BROKEN LAND is Released
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

BOWIE, Md., May 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Jennifer Barnes and John Lawson, owners of publishing company Raw Dog Screaming Press, find themselves receiving international attention after news that 20 th Century Fox will make a novel of theirs into a major motion picture. Writer/filmmaker S. Craig Zahler's Wraiths of the Broken Land, published in 2013 by RDSP, will be director Ridley Scott's entry into the western genre. Hoping to recreate its success from The Martian 20 th Century Fox is again pairing Scott with screenwriter Drew Goddard. Producers Simon Kinberg, Michael Schaefer, and Aditya Sood are returning to work on Wraiths, completing The Martian's creative team. This move continues last year's trend of turning to small publishers when planning blockbusters. (more...)

BLUE MAN GROUP To Make First-Ever Performance in Manila, 9/14-25
by BWW Staff - May 15, 2016

A show that has captivated more than 35 million audiences worldwide, across 15 countries, finally comes to Manila in a color that made its main performers the most recognizable bald trio on stage: BLUE! BLUE MAN GROUP, a performance art company that won numerous accolades including an Obie Award, a Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience, and a Grammy nomination for its debut album, "Audio," will surely give its first-ever predominantly Filipino audiences a great time enjoying its unique and percussion-filled non-verbal entertainment. (more...)

Arbor Teas Launches Inaugural Summer Reading Series with The Wintree Waltz
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

When one thinks of tea and literature, it might conjure images of Sherlock Holmes pouring himself a cuppa, or of snuggling up with a pot of tea and a favorite book. But people don't often think of tea as being a source of literature. That will change this summer, when Arbor Teas launches the first iteration of its Summer Reading Series with Lauren Doyle Owens's The Wintree Waltz, a short novel developed specifically for the Ann Arbor, Michigan tea company. (more...)

Alex Mueck Releases JESSE JAMES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

When Professor Gladstone receives a thesis paper about Jesse James, he believes the student, Ulysses Hercules Baxter, must have turned it in as a prank. When he calls a meeting with the consistently underwhelming student, he puts Baxter on the spot and asks him to explain the paper. With his grade on the line, Baxter must take Professor Gladstone back in time through his defense of his thesis. (more...)

Sansone Companies To Bring Sea Quest Aquarium To New Boulevard Mall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

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ESPN's Midday SportsCenter Expands to Bi-Coastal Format 4/5
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Viewers of ESPN's signature news and information program SportsCenter will notice a major change in the midday edition of the show starting on Tuesday, April 5. (more...)

BWW Review: Hysterically Funny BACH AT LEIPZIG at Group rep
by Don Grigware - Mar 22, 2016

Musical geniuses of yesteryear like Vivaldi, Handel, Mozart or Bach ... ah, a chosen few who left an unparalleled legacy...but not without bitter resentment and treachery from rivals, some talented, some not... Remember Amadeus by Peter Schaeffer? Salieri stopped at nothing to thwart Mozart's success. Well, now Itamar Moses pits not one, but seven musicians against one another for the coveted position of choirmaster/organist after Johann Kunau dies literally at the organ at Thomaskirche, Leipzig in 1722. There's a flurry of fanciful farce amongst the competitiveness currently onstage in Moses's Bach at Leipzig at Group rep, directed by the brilliant Calvin Remsberg and boasting a devilishly versatile cast, through May 1. (more...)

Roundhouse Sets The Last Word Festival 2016
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Following the success of last year's THE LAST WORD festival, the Roundhouse announces a thrilling programme for its third season, presenting the best of spoken word, storytelling and live performance, from Tuesday 24 May - Saturday 18 June. (more...)

BWW Review: ALL IN THE TIMING Stages Six Plays
by Marietta Lunceford - Mar 18, 2016

Theatre Downtown billed ALL IN THE TIMING as 'Six plays. Seventeen actors. Lots of Laughs.' and I have to say that they got that right. ALL IN THE TIMING includes six short plays by David Ives and there were lots of new faces and lots of laughs. (more...)

Chaa Creek Named as Top Venue For Corporate Retreats
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

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New Sketch Revue to Open at The Public House Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Come As You Aren't playing April 1st- April 29th at The Public House Theatre. The six person ensemble explores the most intimate and awkward situations of daily life that most people would rather keep secret. Tackling the tough subjects such as death, unwanted pregnancies, political tension, sexual assault, and social anxiety, the cast comprised of Chicago veteran comedians weaves in and out of these often treacherous waters by finding light in the daily darkness that threatens to consume them. This refreshing take on sketch comedy poses the question, 'If one could get those deeply desired 'do-overs' of life, would they change the course of history, or leave it to be messed up all over again?' (more...)

Crystal Cruises Announces The World's Largest Megayacht 'Crystal Endeavor'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

LOS ANGELES, March 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Months after the successful launch of Crystal Yacht Cruises 62-guest Crystal Esprit, and in response to traveler's feedback and enthusiasm, the 'World's Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line' is again upping the ante with the world's first purpose-built polar class megayacht. Measuring 600 feet (183 meters) long, the 25,000 gross ton new build with 100 guest suites will be the largest and most spacious megayacht afloat. (more...)

Philly POPS Reveals 2016-17 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

The Philly POPS announced its 2016/17 concert season today along with a host of new endeavors and updates. (more...)

Royal Theatrical Support Trust & Sheffield Theatres Launch New Director Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

The Royal Theatrical Support Trust (RTST), and Sheffield Theatres are delighted to announce a new award scheme for emerging directors: the RTST Director Award Scheme. (more...)

Broadcaster Pat O'Brien Launches New Weekly Show EVERYTHING, ALL THE TIME
by TV News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Currently celebrating the paperback release of his 2014 New York Times bestselling autobiography I'll Be Right Back After This, legendary radio and TV personality Pat O'Brien recently affiliated with the World Center of Broadcast Media (WCOBM) to launch his new weekly show 'Everything, All The Time.' (more...)

BWW Review: ROAD SHOW At Signature Theatre - Take the Journey
by Charles Shubow - Feb 25, 2016

Stephen Sondheim would be thrilled at this wonderful production. (more...)

Miller Theatre to Present Composer Portrait of Hans Abrahamsen This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues its Composer Portraits series with Hans Abrahamsen featuring Ensemble Signal (Brad Lubman, conductor) on Thursday, March 24, 2016, 8:00 p.m. at Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street). (more...)

BWW Cooks: Know Your Tuna (and Love It Canned, Too)
by Marakay Rogers - Feb 22, 2016

What's bluefin? What's yellowfin? Does it have mercury in it? And can I admit I love tuna salad sandwiches more than seared ahi? Learn to know and love your tuna. (more...)

Sales Expert Paul Fornelli Shares SALES READINESS: A TEMPLATE FOR SUCCESS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Sales is an ever changing profession and business function, with the tactics and strategies that worked a generation or even a decade ago falling flat today. With a constantly changing business environment, fickle consumer sensibilities, the constant rise and decline of sectors, and a cyclical boom and bust economic cycle, building a resilient sales career that crosses industries relies on a universal set of foundational principles. Rather than focusing on mastering the latest in vogue methodology, sales professionals interested in moving from one industry to working in a field that aligns with their inner purpose and they are truly passionate about – Media & Advertising to Medical, for example -- must be prepared to communicate how those fundamental skills apply to the next job, and how they will hit the ground running on day one. (more...)

BWW Interview: Co-Production of McCourt's IRISH Sure To Bring Smiles to Portland
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Feb 21, 2016

From August 16 - September 4 this summer, two of greater Portland's leading theatre companies will combine forces in an exciting and news-making endeavor that is sure to enrich Maine's arts landscape. Both prestigious Equity companies, Maine State Music Theatre and Portland Stage Company, have announced a co-production of Frank McCourt's runaway hit, The Irish and How They Got That Way, at Portland Stage in the weeks following MSMT's regular summer season in Brunswick and before the opening of Portland Stage's 2016-2017 season in late September. The 1997 play with music chronicles the emotional and spiritual journey of the Irish on both sides of the Atlantic and features melodies, originally arranged by Rusty Magee, that range from traditional Celtic folk tunes to Thomas Moore ballads, George M. Cohen favorites, and the more contemporary sounds of U-2. (more...)

BWW Interview: John Owen-Jones Is Trading in His Phantom Mask for a French Flag as LES MISERABLES' Final Valjean
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 20, 2016

Owen-Jones arrived in New York City earlier this week to begin the rehearsal process, and he checked in with BroadwayWorld to chat about his Broadway return. Check out the full interview below!  (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet to Appear at New York Live Arts This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

New York Theatre Ballet will perform at New York Live Arts from February 24-27, 2016. New York Live Arts is located at 219 W. 19th Street, NYC. Performances: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 7:30pm; and Saturday at 2pm and 7:30pm. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ashley Brown from THE SOUND OF MUSIC on Tour
by Kathy Strain - Feb 19, 2016

THE SOUND OF MUSIC is one of the most beloved and enjoyed musicals by the famed duo of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. The music transcends the ages and brings together a marvelous story with rich music and lyrics. (more...)

BWW Blog: Parker Hughes - Work It, Darling
by Guest Blogger: Parker Hughes - Feb 17, 2016

Inspiration comes from strange places! For me, it seems to come from people saying profound things on accident. Today's 'out of context life lesson' comes from Rupaul's Drag Race contestant and all-around wonder woman, Mrs. Kasha Davis. Do yourself favor and check this lady out, because she is an absolute doll. Sweet, funny, talented, and charismatic, Mrs. Davis is a terrific entertainer and personality. The other day she appeared on YouTube's WOWPresents's segment "Ring My Bell," where callers can phone in and speak with drag icons. Right off the bat, Mrs. Davis shows her wise and caring side when a caller named Houston requests some advice for people just starting out in drag. She tells them, "Number one: there's a lot of gals out there that have paved the way - watch them, get some ideas, pull from those. Number two: practice, practice, practice! And number three - just own it! Whatever it is you're going to do, own it and love it and everyone will too!" (more...)

Astonishing PIPPIN at PPAC is a Spectacular Must-See
by Robert Barossi - Feb 17, 2016

There are some shows that tempt a reviewer to write a lengthy essay going into great detail about the many reasons why the show succeeds or fails. Other shows make a reviewer simply want to say, 'Just go see this show,' and nothing more. While there is, of course, much to say about the touring production of the Broadway musical Pippin, now at Providence Performing Arts Center, the production's merits can absolutely be summed up briefly: See. This. Show. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet to Perform at New York Live Arts, 2/24-27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

New York Theatre Ballet will perform at New York Live Arts from February 24-27, 2016. New York Live Arts is located at 219 W. 19th Street, NYC. Performances: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 7:30pm; and Saturday at 2pm and 7:30pm. Tickets start at $15, and are available online at http://newyorklivearts.org/event/nytb_2016, by calling the Live Arts box office at 212.691.6500, or by visiting the box office, Monday-Saturday 1pm - 9pm and Sunday 1pm - 8pm. (more...)

GOLD RUSH's Grandpa John Schnabel Offers Advice as He Turns 96
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

As anyone who watches Discovery Channel's mega-hit series GOLD RUSH knows, John Schnabel has been a guiding force to his grandson Parker. (more...)

Former Grant Thornton Global CIO Rob McGillen Joins Aragon Research
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

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BWW Blog: Micah Young - Too Afraid To Fail
by Guest Blogger: Micah Young - Apr 5, 2016

In many circumstances we are taught to believe that failure is not an option.  When we lose at sports or don't finish in first place, we fail.  Anything less than perfection is unacceptable; I've seen this in the performing arts.  The problem is though, we are not nor will we ever be perfect. (more...)

WEEKEND ROCKSTARS Coming to Woolwich & New Cross
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

A musical with a difference that took Edinburgh Fringe by storm last summer has been snapped up by Greenwich Theatre boss James Haddrell and will play three dates in south east London between 10 and 14 May. (more...)

MAGIC MONDAY Returns This May at Santa Monica Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Experience the thrill of magic and spellbinding illusions with a rotating cast of master magicians every week in the Magic Monday cabaret at the Santa Monica Playhouse from May 2 through June 27.  (more...)

Smart, On-Demand Healthcare Comes to ProMedica With Avaya Networking
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

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BWW Blog: Katie Ready-Walters - Everyday Broadway
by Guest Blogger: Katie Ready-Walters - Apr 20, 2016

What does musical theatre really mean to you? (more...)

Current Music Announces the Debut of HUM TRACKS in North America
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

The award winning advertising catalog out of London specializes in high quality production values and short story expertise in commercials offering a unique array of quirky, off-beat, often subtle, but authentic emotions and grooves (more...)

A New Solution for America's Prison System Featured on CBS's 60 MINUTES, 4/3
by TV News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

Bill Whitaker reports on a corrections concept that may shock Americans but could offer solutions for the troubled U.S. system. His story will be broadcast on 60 MINUTES, Sunday, April 3 (7:00-8:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

BWW Interview: Natasha Drena Leads Cast of Reinvented INTO THE WOODS at the Aurora Theatre
by Kiley Gipson - Apr 1, 2016

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