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BWW Reviews: All-Star Roster Brings the Bard to Fenway Park
by Nancy Grossman - Sep 20, 2014

It was a winning night at Fenway Park for the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and the hometown fans as they celebrated with an all-star roster for SHAKESPEARE AT FENWAY. The one-night event had comedy, tragedy, and some extra excitement (not unlike the Red Sox) for a great start to CSC's 20th anniversary season. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch New Trailer for A SUCKER EMCEE
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2014

Labyrinth Theater Company's A Sucker Emcee is written and performed by Craig muMs Grant and featuresworld-renowned DJ, Rich Medina, with direction by Jenny Koons.The production will begin its run at the Bank Street Theater on September 10, with an official opening night set for September 23, 2014. The company just released a new trailer for the show - check it out below! (more...)

BWW Interviews: Lena Hall Talks Tony Award, HEDWIG, and The Deafening
by David Clarke - Sep 19, 2014

Exciting. Electric. Exhilarating. Rocking. Phenomenal. All of these words have been used to describe HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH on Broadway. And, one of Broadway's hottest talents is helping to ensure that these adjectives are justified. The incomparably charming and charismatic Tony Award Winner Lena Hall, co-starring as Yitzhak, recently talked to me about her Tony win, HEDWIG, and her band, The Deafening. (more...)

Freddie Mercury Featured on New Queen Album QUEEN FOREVER, Out 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Three previously unreleased Queen tracks featuring late singer Freddie Mercury spearhead an exciting new Queen album, Queen Forever, due November 11 th 2014 on Hollywood Records. (more...)

Theatre Bay Area Announces TBA Awards Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Theatre Bay Area (TBA), the nonprofit service organization for theatre and dance in the Bay Area, has announced the finalists ( for the inaugural year of the TBA Awards. This new, peer-adjudicated awards program has been created to celebrate artistic achievement in professionally oriented theatre across the entire Bay Area. Awards will be announced in almost two dozen categories in each of three tiers designed to reflect a theatre company's resources and professional affiliations. (more...)

THE JUDGE, MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN Among 2014 Heartland Film Festival Lineup
by Movies News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

The Heartland Film Festival—Indiana's largest and longest-running independent film festival—will showcase more than 130 independent films and gives audiences access to more than 100 independent filmmakers from around the world from Oct. 16-25, 2014 (more...)

Tony Winner Christine Ebersole to Headline Landmark's 2014 Spotlight Gala, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Some nights are magical from start to finish. Each year Landmark on Main Street's Spotlight Gala is one of the Most Enchanting Evenings and this year will be no exception. On November 8, Spotlight Gala '14 will once again be filled with incredible music when Two-Time Tony Award Winner Christine Ebersole brings her critically acclaimed new show to our stage followed by a Party in the tented Spotlight Club with gourmet delicacies by H on the Harbor and a festive, elegant ambiance. (more...)

'REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW' Closes Tomorrow Night Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

The world premiere musical REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW… will conclude its Off-Broadway run Saturday evening, September 20th at the Minetta Lane Theatre. With book, music & lyrics by Ívar Pall Jonsson, the cast of REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW… is headed by Tony Award winner Cady Huffman and Kate Shindle. Performances for this "sinister, politically spot-on new rock musical with roots in David Bowie and George Orwell" (NY Music Daily) began July 31st with the official opening on August 13th. (more...)

TODAY's Al Roker & Jay Leno Announce USO Tour to Middle East
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

America's favorite weatherman Al Roker announces plans to bring laughter, smiles and good times to troops stationed on the frontlines as a part of his first-ever USO tour. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

For the fourth year, the highlights of Birmingham's European festival will be coming to London's Barbican Centre ahead of touring the UK and Madrid, introducing three of Europe's most exciting emerging theatre companies to London audiences. BE festival places a strong emphasis on collaboration, participation and exchange, and each of the pieces presented has been selected for their capacity to transcend cultural and linguistic boundaries. All performances throughout the tour will conclude with post-show discussions and each show will feature an extended dinner interval where the audience can talk with the performers. (more...)

Hoover Institution Library & Archives Roll Out New Website
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Users can browse collections by geographic region—including by a clickable map—subject, format, and language, with attention drawn to digitized collections available online, such as the diaries of World War II general Joseph Stilwell or transcripts from the television series Firing Line. A search box on every page allows visitors to find, quickly and efficiently, archival collections or library materials. In addition, preprogrammed search links produce dynamic, comprehensive listings of collection materials relating to specific countries, topics, or formats. (more...)

Interneer CEO Romeo Elias Named a Top 50 Midmarket IT Vendor Executive for 2014 by Midsized Enterprise Summit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Interneer, Inc., a leader in SaaS Business Process Management (BPM) software for process automation applications and Smart Mobile Apps, announced today that for the second year in a row, Romeo Elias, President and CEO of Interneer, was named a Top 50 Midmarket IT Vendor Executive at the 2014 Midsized Enterprise Summit (MES) and the company was nominated for six additional award categories. The Top 50 list features the industry's most influential vendor executives who serve midmarket and midsized customers, and shines a Spotlight on the professionals driving one of the most important customer segments in the industry today. (more...)

Apollo Theater and World Music Institute to Present AFRICA NOW! South Africa Festival, 10/9-12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Karen Sander, Artistic & Executive Director, World Music Institute and The Apollo Theater, in partnership with World Music Institute, presents AFRICA NOW!, South Africa, showcasing today's South African music scene, October 9-12, 2014. (more...)

The Apollo Theatre to Premiere AFRICA NOW! SOUTH AFRICA, 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The Apollo Theater, in partnership with World Music Institute, presents Africa Now! South Africa, the third installment of the their annual Africa Now! Festival. In recognition of the country's dynamic and diverse culture and in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's inauguration, this season's festival will Spotlight today's contemporary South African music scene and Harlem's enduring cultural and social relationship with the country. Featuring a suite of artistic programming and an array of unique artists, Africa Now! South Africa will provide a holistic experience for audiences with presentations on the Apollo's mainstage and soundstage. (more...)

David Berman Named a Top 50 Midmarket IT Vendor Executive for 2014 by Midsize Enterprise Summit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

As president of RingCentral, David Berman provides leadership across business channels to develop, communicate and implement the company vision, mission and overall strategic direction. With more than 20 years of experience in software technology, Berman is known for his innovative, highly successful sales and go-to-market strategies, as well as his expertise in leading high-performing organizations. Prior to joining RingCentral, he served as president of worldwide sales and services at WebEx Communication before it was acquired by Cisco. (more...)

ad:tech New York 2014 Announces Startup Spotlight Series Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Leading brands Heineken USA, Live Nation, Alex and Ani, and Nestlé Pure Life will serve as the Startup Spotlight judges this year with the startups competing to land a more formal meeting with the brands. As part of the preliminary round, each brand selected four startups to pitch them live at ad:tech New York in ad:tech NEXT, a designated area on the show floor featuring experiential, interactive and cutting-edge technologies. (more...)

Inception To Exhibition Opens Its Fifth Anniversary Season, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Inception to Exhibition (ITE), NYC's only interdisciplinary arts organization fostering artist incubation, celebrates its fifth year with an evident mission to identify outstanding artists and pair them with residencies and performance spaces to further their artistic ambitions. Curated and presented by ITE, the 2014-2015 Season will provide audiences with an up-close view of professional New York artists at the peak of their creative powers. The intimate and unique offerings showcase the journey a work takes from studio to stage. With experienced artists from both the creative and performance sectors at the helm, ITE has supported 75 artists over the 5-year history of the organization. . (more...)

Joshua Bell Presents BACH, Available 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Violinist Joshua Bell is one of the most acclaimed classical musicians of today - renowned for his expressive, elegant, intelligent playing and his deep commitment to bringing the classical tradition to wider audiences. Over the past three decades he has recorded more than 40 albums including most of the great violin repertoire. Now, Sony Classical is excited to announce that Bell has for the first time recorded the masterpieces of J.S. Bach with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields. In his third season now as their music director, Bell performs Bach's sublime Violin Concertos No. 1 and No. 2, along with a never-done-before 'violin and orchestra' arrangement of the famous Chaconne from the Partita No. 2 (adapted from Mendelssohn's piano accompaniment), the Gavotte en Rondeau from Partita No. 3 for solo violin (using Schumann's accompaniment), and the universally beloved 'Air on the G string'. The new album, Bach, is available September 30. On September 22 through September 28 U.S fans can enter for the chance to meet Joshua Bell on one of his 2014 U.S tour dates by entering here. (more...)

Dominate Trade Shows With EmbroidMe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

WEST PALM BEACH, FL - Steal the Spotlight at your next trade show with customized promotional products, apparel and displays. Build a brand customers will trust and competitors will envy with EmbroidMe. (more...)

2014 Feast Festival Program Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Adelaide is set to sparkle this November as the Feast Festival brings icons of stage, stand-up and screen from around the globe as part its 2014 program, officially launched in Adelaide last night. (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company to Open 40th Anniversary Season with DETROIT, 10/10-11/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Philadelphia Theatre Company opens its 40th Anniversary season with the Pulitzer Prize finalist Detroit by Lisa D'Amour running October 10-November 9 at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets). Directed by Maria Mileaf, the cast features K.O. DelMarcelle, Tom McCarthy, Genevieve Perrier, Steven Rishard, and Matteo J. Scammell. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cast of 'REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW' Plays Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The world premiere musical REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW... rocked Joe's Pub this past Sunday night, September 14th with a dozen numbers from the show's score performed by Tony Award winner Cady Huffman and the cast, backed by the Revolution Cellular Orchestra. (more...)

In the Spotlight Series: UPRISING OF LOVE
by Walter McBride - Sep 17, 2014

Executive Producers Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell, Pippin) and Bruce Cohen (American Beauty, Milk, Silver Linings Playbook) just presented an all-star lineup for Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality on September 15th at Broadway's Gershwin Theatre. Below, BroadwayWorld rings you photos of the participants in the series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)

Mark Roberts Named Top 50 Midmarket IT Vendor Executive for 2014 by Midsize Enterprise Summit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ShoreTel(SHOR), the leading provider of brilliantly simple phone systems and unified communications (UC) solutions,announced today that CMO Mark Roberts has been named to this year's Top 50 Midmarket IT Vendor Executive list, compiled by XChange Events and featuring the industry's most influential vendor executives who serve midmarket and midsize customers. The list shines a Spotlight on the professionals driving one of the most important customer segments in the industry today. (more...)

New Jersey Community Leaders Gather Sept. 18 at Saint Peter's University for Sustainability and Small Business Summit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ More than 200 small business owners and community leaders from across northern New Jersey will gather tomorrow (Sept. 18) at Saint Peter's University's Mac Mahon Student Center for a Sustainability and Small Business Summit, featuring a series of panel discussions with industry experts to educate small-business owners on how to make sustainability a part of their business strategy, reducing costs and increasing profits. (more...)

Soonr CEO Ahmet Tuncay Named a Top 50 Midmarket IT Vendor Executive for 2014 by Midsize Enterprise Summit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Tuncay is a committed leader in the exploding market of secure file sharing and collaboration, which is seeing particularly rapid adoption in the industry's midmarket segment. As today's midsize business workforce becomes increasingly mobile and collaborative, the need for simple yet secure file sharing has never been greater. Tuncay continues to lead Soonr to increasing levels of success as the company works to capitalize on this next-generation technology paradigm. (more...)

Jason Collier Named a Top 50 Midmarket IT Vendor Executive for 2014 by Midsize Enterprise Summit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Collier has been crucial in the development of several products focused on solving real problems that he himself had as an IT executive in small businesses. As CTO of Scale Computing, Collier has continued this trend of innovative products with HC3, a simple-to-use, scalable virtualization platform that provides high availability without complexity. (more...)

ESL Brings Esports to San Jose's SAP Center with Intel Extreme Masters
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

San Jose will act as the seventh Intel Extreme Masters tournament in the US since the tour started in 2006 and the first ever standalone event in North America. As such, it will be a milestone for both ESL and the gaming community. (more...)

PTC Axeda Technology Named 2014 Innovative Technology of the Year for Internet of Things
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

PTC acquired Axeda in August 2014 for its leading-edge Internet of Things (IoT) technology. The PTC Axeda Machine Cloud enables customers to cost-effectively and securely connect products to the cloud and then leverage the remote connectivity and data to provide world-class service, gain new business insights and deliver new innovative applications. (more...)

'REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW' Enters Final Performances Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

The world premiere musical REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW… is entering the final week of its run tonight at the Minetta Lane Theatre. The closing performance will be this Saturday evening, September 20th. (more...)

Bush Theatre Reveals Return Of Radar Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Artistic Director Madani Younis today announced the return of the Bush Theatre's third annual RADAR festival this November. Featuring stimulating talks, stirring sneak peeks and inspiring shows, RADAR shines a Spotlight on the hottest new writing talent from around the world and explores the urgent questions facing theatre in this moment and beyond. (more...)

Teaser & Key Art for New Season of HBO's THE COMEBACK
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

At left, check out official tease art for THE COMEBACK. THE COMEBACK returns for its eight-episode season SUNDAY, NOV. 9 (10:00p.m.). (more...)

Skyworks' David Aldrich Named 2014 CEO of the Year by Mass Technology Leadership Council
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

MassTLC announced the winners during its 17th annual awards gala attended by more than 750 executives, technologists, investors, media, analysts and other members of the Massachusetts innovation ecosystem, as well as Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, himself a recipient of the 2014 Commonwealth Award. Technology Leadership Award Winners were chosen from among the best of the region's tech industry in 16 categories. (more...)

Electronic Signature and Records Association (ESRA) Announces eSignRecords2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

ectronic Signature and Records Association (ESRA): (more...)

2013-14 ENCORE AWARDS Nominees Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

The 2013-14 Encore Awards nominees are announced. (more...)

Civic Theatre of Allentown Reopens Theatre514
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Civic Theatre of Allentown officially reopened its Theatre514 screening room this weekend after a top to bottom renovation of the facility during the month of August. (more...)

PTAs and Schools Nationwide to Start the Arts During National Arts in Education Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

To raise awareness of the value the arts bring to a high-quality, comprehensive education, PTAs and schools nationwide will be hosting a variety of events and activities from Sept. 15 through 19 as part of PTA Start the Arts Week. The weeklong initiative is designed to celebrate the arts, Spotlight the importance of arts education, and encourage participation in arts programs and activities. The timing of the week honors National Arts in Education Week as designated by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. PTA Start the Arts Week also kicks off the 2014-2015 National PTA Reflections arts in education program. (more...)

Mikaela Davis Coming to Capitol Center For The Arts, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Mikaela Davis burst onto the scene following her amazing cover of Sufjan Stevens' Casimir Pulaski day, which has received over 130,000 hits on YouTube, as well her hugely popular cover of Elliott Smith's Twilight. On October 12, the fast-rising musician will perform at the Capitol Center's Spotlight Café as part of the 'On the Edge' series. (more...)

Winners Announced for 12th Annual 168 Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

168 Film this evening announced the winners of its short filmmaking competition at the 12th Annual 168 Film Festival. The gala award ceremony – presented as an international celebration of faith in film – took place at the Aratani Japanese Theater in Downtown Los Angeles. (more...)

LibreOffice Makes Strides in Software Quality with Coverity Scan
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Open office suite leverages software-scanning service to find and fix more than 10,000 defects in fewer than two years (more...)

MoSys Announces Industry's Lowest Power 100G Full Duplex Retimer IC for Small Form Factor Optics Modules and Networking Line Cards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The LineSpeed MSH110 IC is a single chip, CMOS device designed to support IEEE 802.3ba and OIF CEI-3.0 electrical standards. Specifically optimized for low-power 100G module and line card applications, the MSH110 device optimizes performance, space and power for 100G modules and line cards used in data center, enterprise or service provider systems. The device supports Ethernet and OTN baud rates ranging from 24 - 28 Gbps and includes adaptive equalization to support applications ranging from CEI-28G-VSR to CEI-28G-MR (up to 20dB insertion loss). The device has eight independent channels, each consisting of a receiver connected to a corresponding transmitter. Data can be input and output on all eight channels simultaneously. (more...)

BigLever Software Spotlights Next Generation Product Line Engineering Innovation at the 18th International Software Product Line Conference
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

As a recognized PLE thought leader instrumental in the industry's most notable commercial PLE deployments, Dr. Krueger was selected as Industrial Relations co-chair. BigLever's SPLC involvement includes case study presentations featuring PLE deployments by Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics and the U.S. Army. These sessions will feature two high-visibility examples of how the Department of Defense (Navy's AEGIS and Army's Live Training Transformation product lines) is taking advantage of the latest generation of PLE to reap substantial and tangible benefits. (more...)

31 Watt LED Light Fixture with Magnetic Mount for Use within Hazardous Locations Released by Larson Electronics
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The HAL-31L-LV-MB-50 is designed to provide a high output and ruggedly durable lighting solution for applications where Class 1 Division 2 compliance is required. This low voltage explosion proof light can be operated with either 12 or 24 volt DC current and includes 50' of connecting lead with standard two wire configuration. The light is constructed of precision machined aluminum for excellent strength and durability, clear anodized for corrosion resistance and is IP66 rated for ingress protection against dust and direct exposure to high pressure water spray downs. The adjustable trunnion mount includes three 200 pound grip magnets that provide a versatile mounting solution for temporary illumination. It is available in a 30° Spotlight beam configuration for distance and a 100° configuration for wide area illumination. The LEDs in this unit are Cree X-Lamps that have been chosen for their high lumen per watt ratio and extreme long life. These Cree LEDs provide over 90 lumens per watt output and have a 70% lumen retention at 100,000 hours, giving them better efficiency and operational life than comparable LEDs. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2014

So how do you sell a show that was conceived and first staged more than 50 years ago--an opera at that --to a younger audience who probably haven't even heard of Verdi, Puccini, or Maria Callas? The much-awaited return of the Filipino stage classic seems to be tackling just that. (more...)

New Poster Unveiled For ON THE 20TH CENTURY Starring Kristin Chenoweth
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 13, 2014

A flashy new poster has been unveiled for the upcoming Broadway revival of ON THE 20TH CENTURY starring Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher. (more...)

Kennedy Center Seeks Nominations for 2015 Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is seeking nominations for the 2015 Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards -a series of annual grants that recognize inspiring teachers in any field of education across the United States. Now entering their fifth year, the awards were created in honor of Stephen Sondheim's 80th birthday in 2010. The program was initiated and funded through the generous support of arts philanthropists and friends of Mr. Sondheim, Freddie and Myrna Gershon. (more...)

Diablo Theatre Company to Launch Diablo Youth Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Diablo Theatre Company, one of the premiere producers of musical theatre in the East Bay, announced that they will be launching Diablo Youth Theatre in the fall. (more...)

Brian d'Arcy James Joins Boston Priest Pedophile Drama SPOTLIGHT
by Movies News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Deadline writes that Brian d'Arcy James has joined the cast of Open Road's Spotlight, directed by Tom McCarthy. James will star alongside Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Aaron Eckhart, Liev Schreiber, Rachel McAdams and Stanley Tucci in the film, which centers on the Boston Globe's real-life investigation into pedophile priests in the Catholic Church. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Zombies, Moose, and EVIL DEAD - THE MUSICAL
by Finny (Amanda Finn) - Sep 12, 2014

Please be advised that the show discussed in this article contains strobe and flashing lights as well as gunshot effects in production…and, oh yeah, there will be blood. (more...)

Frenchie Davis Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Grammy nominated singer Frenchie Davis - star of NBC's "The Voice" and Broadway - will share her repertoire of soulful sounds at Feinstein's at the Nikko for one performances only - Sunday, September 28 at 7 p.m. Tickets range in price from $25 - $40 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063or visiting (more...)

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