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Middle Age Asian Mom Helps Celebrate National Napping Day With an Official Song
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

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'The Laws of Handwriting Analysis in Arabic, Urdu, and Persian' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Ilyas M. Zeshan's new book, 'The Laws of Handwriting Analysis in Arabic, Urdu, and Persian' (published by Archway Publishing), relies upon his more than 30 years of experience studying graphology, or handwriting analysis. (more...)

CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND's Vincent Rodriguez III to Host Prospect Theater's 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Prospect Theater Company has announced the host for its 2017 Annual Gala event, 'Prospect at the Penthouse: Reaching New Heights,' to be held on Monday, May 8, 2017 from 6 - 10pm at Manhattan Penthouse (80 Fifth Avenue). (more...)

Tarell Alvin McCraney's CHOIR BOY to Open Raven Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Raven Theatre Company, which will turn 35 years old in March of 2018, announced today that its upcoming 2017-18 season will give Chicago audiences their first looks at plays by three of America's most acclaimed young playwrights. (more...)

VIDEO: Netflix Officially Announces Season Two of SANTA CLARITA DIET
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Your favorite Suburban couple, the Hammond's, are hungry for more. Netflix has announced a second season of the original series SANTA CLARITA DIET, starring Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant. (more...)

D'Vorah Bailey in WISHFUL THINKING at the Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

???????Broadway singer and actress D'Vorah Bailey returns with her solo cabaret show, Wishful Thinking, at The Metropolitan Room on Saturday, April 29 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Emergency Management among Key Topics In Boston-Area IEEE Homeland Security Symposium
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

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RAISIN/ROSEDALE Documentary to Explore Gentrification at 2017 Queens World Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

'Raisin/Rosedale,' a unique documentary film produced by LaGuardia Community College exploring the history of racial issues throughout the U.S., has been selected for the 2017 Queens World Film Festival, where it will be shown this Friday, March 17th at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

D'Vorah Bailey Stars in WISHFUL THINKING at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Broadway singer and actress D'Vorah Bailey returns with her solo cabaret show, Wishful Thinking, at The Metropolitan Room on Saturday, April 29 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Pigeonholed Theater presents DETROIT by Lisa D'Amour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Pigeonholed Theatre presents their inaugural production, the Obie Award-winning Detroit by Lisa D'Amour. (more...)

Elvis Fans from Around the World are Headed to Nashville for 4-Day Celebration of the King of Rock and Roll
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Elvis fans from around the world will be traveling to Middle Tennessee for the inaugural Nashville Elvis Festival, taking place March 30-April 2, 2017. Nashville Elvis Festival is a premier Elvis event unlike any other, celebrating the music and legacy of Elvis Presley. The historic Franklin Theatre will serve as the host venue, with additional events taking place at Paragon Studios and GRAYS on Main - all located just south of downtown Nashville in the charming Suburb of Franklin. (more...)

Urban Cone Sign to Interscope Records; Release New Single 'Old School'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Swedish alt-pop band Urban Cone has signed to Interscope Records and releases new single “Old School” today on Interscope Records/Universal Sweden. The single, which gives fans a taste of their new sound anchored by harder, hip-hop-influenced beats and funky guitars (more...)

BWW Interview: Ryan Steele of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Music Hall At Fair Park
by Kyle Christopher West - Jan 25, 2017

Twenty-six-year-old dancer Ryan Steele might have the kind of credits most performers spend a lifetime creating, but if his constant laugh and honest vulnerability are any indication, this one-of-a-kind performer is as down to earth as they come. With four Broadway credits, a handful of television appearances, and a leading film role under his belt, Ryan is currently touring the US with the recent Broadway musical, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS. Before his evening performance at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis, Missouri (the tour arrives in Texas on January 31st), I caught up with Ryan about his impressive resume, and how he's juggling multiple roles in the physically challenging musical. (more...)

Marjorie Prime Wins Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Feature Film Prize at 2017 Sundance Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

At a reception during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival today, the beneficiaries of $60,000 in grants from Sundance Institute and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation were revealed. Doron Weber, the Vice President of Programs at the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, announced the winners: Michael Almereyda's Marjorie Prime won the Feature Film Prize; Adam Benic's Levittown (Sundance Institute | Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Episodic Storytelling Grant); Darcy Brislin and Dyana Winkler's Bell (Sundance Institute | Sloan Lab Fellowship); and Jamie Dawson and Howard Gertler's Untitled Smallpox Eradication Project (Sundance Institute | Sloan Commissioning Grant). (more...)

Darryl Vinyard's FAMILY ONLY Will Make World Premiere at Theatre West
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

The world premiere of Darryl Vinyard's original comedic drama FAMILY ONLY is being developed at Theatre West. It is the inaugural production of the organization's Best-of-Workshop series, in conjunction with its 55th anniversary. (more...)

VIDEO: New Featurette from Netflix Original Series SANTA CLARITA DIET
by TV News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

The all new featurette from the Netflix Original series SANTA CLARITA DIET, gives a peak inside the lives of the Hammonds - a mild mannered family on a collision course down a road of death and destruction. (more...)

Rising Stars and Chicago Vets Sign on for SYCAMORE Premiere at Raven Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

A cast of rising young actors and Chicago veterans has been announced for Raven Theatre Company's world premiere production of Sycamore, by Sarah Sander, to be directed by visiting artist Devon de Mayo. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE JOHNS at Mildred's Umbrella Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Mildred's Umbrella Theatre Company continues its 2016-2017 season with the regional premiere of THE JOHNS by Mary Bonnett, producing artistic director for Chicago's Her Story Theater. (more...)

VIDEO: Get Your Fill with Official Trailer & Key Art for Netflix's SANTA CLARITA DIET
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Satisfy your cravings with the official trailer and key art for SANTA CLARITA DIET,  the new Netflix series starring Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant. (more...)

Photo Flash: Heartwarming Irish Tale CHAPATTI Opens Tonight at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham is thrilled to announce the third show in the Laguna Playhouse 2016-2017 season, CHAPATTI, written by Christian O'Reilly and directed by David Ellenstein, based on the direction of Judith Ivey. "I just fell in love with this play and the beautiful and quirky love story at its center.  I think our audiences are about to fall in love with it too," says Wareham.  CHAPATTI will begin previews on Wednesday, January 11; will open on Sunday, January 15 at 5:30pm and will run through Sunday, January 29, 2016 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

LABAlive Presents OTHER: ONE An investigation of Other
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Part of LABA is the House of Study, an artist fellowship program for which around 10 culture-makers, a mix of visual artists, writers, dancers, musicians, actors and others, are brought together to study classic Jewish texts in a non-religious, open-minded setting. The fellows use the study to inspire work that is then featured in our LABAlive series, to provide a platform to share the work, expose the process and teach the text they were inspired by. (more...)

Audio-Book 'A Sometimes Strange Story' by Uri Norwich is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Have you ever wondered what would have happened if you took a different turn at some point in your life? If a nineteen-year-old man listened to his instincts and took that different turn in Vienna, his entire life would have changed... A sequence of random encounters leads to unexpected events in his life. He finds himself in the foreign country on the other side of the globe. He doesn't know anything about his adoptive land, he is all alone. Within a few short weeks, the man finds a job, a new home, a university to go to, and even a girl. All - without speaking the language. 'If I told my college buddies back in Russia that I slept with an American girl, they would've thought I was out of my mind,' were his thoughts, studying his naked friend peacefully sprawled on the bed next to him. The pace of his life intensifies with every new encounter, until one day, the young man finds himself transplanted from a rural Connecticut town to the Italian city of Milan. He must adapt to yet another country. He is thrown in the midst of other people's lives, and becoming a part of it. A wise scholar once said, 'There is a plan for each one of us outside of our control. From the moment we are born, we are set on our own predetermined road. Anything we would do could help or interfere. It may delay the passage, but we would never stray off its course. We would always come back and move along again.' The author lived through and experienced firsthand situations and places reflected in the novel. Currently, the author lives in a New York City Suburb. For more information about 'A Sometimes Strange Story' or the Author Uri Norwich, please contact the Publicist 'high wood publishing new york©' at highwoodpublishingny@gmail.com (more...)

World Premiere Comedy THE CRUISE by Jonathan Ceniceroz Kicks Off 2017 Season at The LATC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The Latino Theater Company kicks off its 2017 season exploring themes of identity and its relationship to history with a new socio-political comedy set on board a luxury ocean liner. The world premiere of The Cruise by Jonathan Ceniceroz opens March 16 at The Los Angeles Theatre Center. Low-priced previews begin March 10. (more...)

'Ki-Chan: Demon Hunter' Launches on Amazon
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Ki-Chan: Demon Hunter is a new series of books, merchandise and comics from independent publisher Koriander. The first book in the series is a 2016 NaNoWriMo winner. Synopsis: Deep in the growing Suburb of Chichibu lives eighteen year old Kiana Chan (Ki-Chan) an American born orphan, living in Japan, who has a supernatural energy and a dark past. After watching her parents being murdered by demons, this yellow-capped kid suffers from PTSD, aggravating her budding super powers. But after she comes across a rag-tag group of college kids from Illinois who also have super powers, Ki-Chan finds herself in the fight of her life. She discovers that their meeting was more than fated to be, as they are actually the reincarnation of a race of warriors sent by the Gods to fight demons and restore order to Earth. Alien Gods? Demons? Sprinkle on top first love, college entrance exams and a heavy speech impediment, and you have the recipe for chaos. The series is part of an ambitious move by Koriander, a publishing company helmed by Koriander Bullard, independent author and cartoonist. You can read about Ki-Chan and her gang in the first of the action packed light novel series on Amazon.com for paperback and Kindle. (more...)

'The End of Time Mysteries Unveiled' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Felix Jegede's new book, The End of Time Mysteries Unveiled ($23.49, paperback, 9781498494991; $9.99, eBook, 9781498495004) is a non-fiction guide that recounts the events to follow for the end times, presently happening, that will affect every person and every nation on earth, and what the author learned through visions from God. The book unveils the hidden mysteries of the coming end, providing detailed explanations and understanding, of what had been shrouded in the scriptures, over the ages until now, concerning events of the end. The author describes in simple language what he learns as he journeys with readers from Genesis through to Revelation, solving the prophecies, revelations, and mysteries of the earth's last days, verified with scripture verses and other references. (more...)

Miss Richfield 1981 Returns to Philadelphia with 2020 VISION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Miss Richfield 1981 returns to Philadelphia for the first time in three years with her brand new show "2020 Vision: A Survival Guide To The New World!"  Known for her unique take on audience participation, and comedic songs and videos, Miss Richfield will bring her message of hope -or at least survival-to Christ Church Neighborhood House Theater on March 10 and 11 at 8pm.  Performing again in Philadelphia holds special meaning for Miss Richfield 1981 who served as a brand ambassador for Visit Philadelphia from 2009-2014.    (more...)

Sima, The New Mama Africa Launches Her Debut Single
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Simangele “Sima” Mashazi the Hammersdale born singer/songwriter who now resides in Stellenbosch, is bound to make lyrical and musical waves in the South African music industry. (more...)

Geva Theatre Center presents PRIVATE LIVES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Geva Theatre Center presents Private Lives, Noel Coward's hilarious comedy of manners.Private Lives is directed by Mark Cuddy and will be performed in the Wilson Stage from March 21 to April 16. (more...)

USSC Announces Nike Swim Summer Camp in New York City, 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

USSC is excited to partner with Binghamton University Head Swimming Coach, Brad Smith, to hold a four day Nike Swim Camp in New York this summer. This competitive swim camp is designed for swimmers wanting to improve their stroke technique by providing campers with ongoing and constructive feedback through sound coaching principles to engage and inspire. (more...)

Lea Ann W. Hall Releases THREADBARE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Lea Ann W. Hall debuts in the literary world with a tale crafted with the influence of the daily happenings in the world today. Packaged as a ball of mystery, readers are encouraged to look for that 'ThreadBare' (published by LifeRich Publishing) clue to unravel the truth on a web of deceit. (more...)

Center on Halsted to Host Free Reading of Raven Theatre Company's SYCAMORE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The Center on Halsted will host a reading of Raven Theatre Company's world premiere production of Sycamore in the Hoover - Leppen Theatre on Friday, February 17 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

New Play THE UNKNOWN DANCER IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD Examines Apathy and Anonymity Through Dance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

A new play which will premiere in Sydney March 22 & 23 entitled The Unknown Dancer in the Neighbourhood, is a drama about apathy and anonymity in a Japanese Suburb on the city fringe. During the day the neighbourhood bustles with people who treat each other indifferently; yet at night, it transforms into a dangerous zone, festering with crime. Through the powerful movements of a single actor, the play introduces the neighbourhood's inhabitants and reveals their past, present and future. (more...)

Chris Casey Releases CRAZY TRAIN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Chris Casey, a graduate from UC-Davis with a B.S. in engineering, has completed his new book 'Crazy Train': a thrilling and dynamic young adult novel with twists and turns at every angle. (more...)

PYT | Fairfield presents TRIBUNAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

After a Sold-Out season and critical acclaim at Griffin Theatre in 2016, TRIBUNAL is returning for a very special season, at the home of PYT in Fairfield, Australia's most culturally diverse Suburb. (more...)

New Dark Comedy APPENDAGE to Play Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

From February 14 to 26, Theater for the New City will present the American premiere of 'Appendage' by Irish expatriate writer Derek Murphy.  The dark comedy is staged by Mary Tierney, founder of the legendary Quaigh Lunchtime Series, in her return to the director's chair. (more...)

Richard Wayne Hatley Shares THE PROMISE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Richard Wayne Hatley, a Vietnam Veteran who has his MBA and has worked as a CPA for many years, has completed his new book 'The Promise': a gripping story that could occur in reality, while specific characters in the novel are fictional, some scenes are set in places that once existed and some places in the novel still exist. (more...)

LABAlive Presents OTHER: ONE An Investigation of Other at the Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Part of LABA is the House of Study, an artist fellowship program for which around 10 culture-makers, a mix of visual artists, writers, dancers, musicians, actors and others, are brought together to study classic Jewish texts in a non-religious, open-minded setting. (more...)

Music Director Leonard Slatkin Conducts Orchestre National de Lyon First American Tour Since 2003
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Beginning February 18, the Orchestre National de Lyon, “probably the most refined ensemble of the world” (The Guardian),  tours the United States for the first time since 2003, playing concerts with music director Leonard Slatkin on a six-city tour.  The Orchestra performs in renowned venues such as Carnegie Hall, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, and at the University of Georgia, Wake Forest University, and others. Special guest artists at Carnegie Hall include two of classical music's most treasured American voices, soprano Renée Fleming and baritone Thomas Hampson.  The New York program will feature debut performances of Guillaume Connesson's Celephaïs and a new Ravel arrangement of Rimsky-Korsakov's Antar with text by Amin Maalouf. (more...)

BWW Feature: I HAVE A DREAM MUSICAL at Apparel House, Gurgaon
by Zofeen Maqsood - Apr 9, 2017

A noble effort to raise funds through the medium of powerful form of theatre received an overwhelming response in India. (more...)

Broadway's D'Vorah Bailey returns to The Metropolitan Room with WISHFUL THINKING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

Broadway singer and actress D'Vorah Bailey returns with her solo cabaret show, Wishful Thinking, at The Metropolitan Room on Saturday, April 29 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Half Moon Theatre to Wrap Season with John Cariani's New Dark Comedy CUL-DE-SAC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Three Suburban couples desperately trying to lead perfectly happy lives are at the heart of cul-de-sac by John Cariani which opens Saturday, April 29 at Half Moon Theatre. (more...)

Irish Actress Catherine Siggins Joins Marc Fusco's Indie Drama Film THE SAMUEL PROJECT
by Movies News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Irish actress Catherine Siggins joins director Marc Fusco's upcoming indie drama feature film THE SAMUEL PROJECT, alongside Emmy and Tony Award-winner Hal Linden (Barney Miller) and Disney star Ryan Ochoa (Disney's Pair of Kings). (more...)

BWW Review: World Premiere: Jen Silverman's ALL THE ROADS HOME at Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park
by Abby Rowold - Apr 5, 2017

ALL THE ROADS HOME, making its world premiere at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, captures perfectly that intangible (yet excruciatingly real) moment when you realize your dream has completely passed you by. (more...)

Science Channel to Premiere BIBLICAL CONSPIRACIES: JESUS FAMILY TOMB? 4/15
by TV News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Biblical historian Simcha Jacobovici helps unpack the mystery surrounding this potentially explosive find in BIBLICAL CONSPIRACIES: JESUS FAMILY TOMB?, premiering Easter weekend, Saturday, April 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Science Channel. (more...)

Fox Theatre Welcomes John Prine with Kacey Musgraves this November
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Long considered a "songwriter's songwriter," JOHN PRINE is a rare talent who writes the songs other songwriters would sell their souls for. (more...)

Tony Winner Anika Noni Rose Signs On for New Thriller ASSASSINATION NATION
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Anika Noni Rose has signed on for the upcoming thriller ASSASSINATION NATION. Abra and Suki Waterhouse, Odessa Young and Hari Nef round out the cast. Sam Levinson will direct from his own screenplay. (more...)

Los Robles Master Chorale Concludes Season With LAURIDSEN & CO, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The 105-voice Los Robles Master Chorale (LRMC), led by Artistic Director Lesley Leighton, concludes its 29th season with back-to-back matinee and evening performances of “Lauridsen & Co,” an inspirational program of choral music by living composers. (more...)

Grippo Stage Company presents Revival of THE GOD OF ISAAC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Grippo Stage Company is pleased to present a revival of the touching and humorous play THE GOD OF ISAAC, playwright James Sherman's semi-autobiographical account of a young American Jew searching for his Jewish identity in the wake of the threatened neo-Nazi march in the Chicago Suburb of Skokie in 1977. The new production is helmed by Dennis Za?ek, who directed the play's world premiere at Victory Gardens Theater in 1985, the beginning of a decades-long collaboration between Sherman and Za?ek. THE GOD OF ISAAC will play July 8 – August 27, 2017 at Piven Theatre at Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes St. in Evanston. Tickets are currently available at grippostagecompany.com or by calling (800) 838-3006. (more...)

TEEBS FREE THE ROBOTS, & LeFtO Comes to Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

A producer, a painter, and a key member of Brainfeeder clan, recent years have seen Teebs surge toward the top of the so-called "beat scene", and though his affiliation with Flying Lotus certainly has something to do with his ascent, it's ultimately the music - a billowing brand of beautifully off-kilter, hip-hop-colored beat construction - that has set Mandowa apart from what has become an increasingly crowded field of like-mind producers. (more...)

Elvis Fans Headed to Nashville for 4-Day Celebration of King of Rock and Roll
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Elvis fans from around the world will be traveling to Middle Tennessee for the inaugural Nashville Elvis Festival, taking place March 30-April 2, 2017. (more...)

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