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From the screenplay Some Like It Hot by Billy Wilder and I. A. L. Diamond


Based on a story by Robert Thoeren

Ken Stott, Reece Shearsmith and Griff Rhys Jones in West End Productions of THE DRESSER and THE MISER
by Marianka Swain - May 25, 2016

Director Sean Foley, who has recently enjoyed sell-out success adapting and directing The Painkiller in the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company season of Plays at the Garrick will, starting this autumn, under producer Mark Goucher, direct two new productions in the West End. (more...)

Fit Food Finds: MAUER SPORTS NUTRITION Power and Protein Bars
by Marina Kennedy - May 25, 2016

Acclaimed NBA referee, Kenny Mauer and his wife, Danielle have developed Mauer Sports Nutrition. The Mauer protein/power bars are highly nutritious and come in a variety of delicious flavors. (more...)

BWW Review: SHREK, THE MUSICAL at Theatre Three
by Melissa Giordano - May 25, 2016

It is truly a pleasure seeing Shrek, The Musical. Based on the sure-to-be-classic DreamWorks Animation motion picture, the superb incarnation at Theatre Three in Port Jefferson boasts a truly remarkable cast. Running through June 25th, Jeffrey Sanzel wonderfully directs the large, talented company that is led by Danny Stalter - in his Theatre Three debut - as our favorite green ogre. (more...)

Specialist Dishes on Carbs, Fats, and Sugar
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

For more than fifty years, we've suffered whiplash as each new scientific study seemed to contradict the preceding one and en masse, we changed our diets to conform to the latest nutritional advice - advice that was supposed to keep us healthy and slim. And what happened? We got fat. According to the NIH, more than 2 in 3 American adults are considered to be overweight and more than 1 in 3 adults are considered to be obese. (more...)

MEMOIRS OF A DIABETIC Launches New Goodreads Giveaway Campaign
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

As part of a new 2015 marketing campaign, Sivarajah Manicavasagar will be launching a Goodreads giveaway for his book, 'Memoirs of a Diabetic: A Malaysian' (published by Partridge Singapore). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at JUNIE B. JONES THE MUSICAL at Playhouse on Park
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Based on the book series by Barbara Park, young theater lovers and bookworms alike will absolutely love the high-energy stage production of Junie B. Jones at Playhouse on Park! It opens on May 21, and tickets are now on sale, so get them fast before they're gone! (more...)

Chocolate Lovers and Chocolate Artisans Make For the Perfect Mix at Chocolate.org
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Chocolate enthusiasts have a reason to celebratethe online chocolate store, Chocolate.org, has officially relaunched their website. As a marketplace for artisan chocolate shops to sell their products nationally, the website has been successfully delivering chocolate since 2007. With new management and a fresh perspective on the industry, the website is poised to take artisan chocolate delivery into the modern era of eCommerce. (more...)

Mark Rylance, GREAT COMET & More Win Boston's Elliot Norton Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

More than 25 nominations of outstanding actors, directors, designers and ensembles were announced today by The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA), with winners to be revealed at the 34th Annual Elliot Norton Awards on Monday, May 23, 2016 at 7 PM, at Boston's Citi Performing Arts Center Shubert Theatre. (more...)

Check Out Quotables from THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON - Week of 5/16
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2016

Below, check out quotables from NBC's 'THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON' for the week of May 16-2o. (more...)

Showtime to Produce Documentary About the Life of Comic Legend John Belushi
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2016

For the first time, Belushi's widow Judith Belushi Pisano has agreed to cooperate with the making of a film about the late comedian's life, and provided the exclusive photo of John from her private collection. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Opera Theatre of St. Louis delights with 'La boheme'
by Steve Callahan - May 23, 2016

OTSL has opened a delicious 'La boheme'. (more...)

Tickets to Birmingham Royal Ballet's 2016-17 Season Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Birmingham Royal Ballet announces the 2016/2017 Birmingham Hippodrome season, the 27th season at its home theatre in the Midlands. The season will celebrate the Company's varied repertory, from the spectacular new The Tempest in the autumn through to the return of The Nutcracker for Christmas and Coppelia in the summer of 2017. Over the course of the season, the Company will perform four full-length classic ballets and a programme of shorter works to include the return of Michael Corder's Le Baiser de la fee, John Cranko's Pineapple Poll and a brand new ballet from Company member Ruth Brill called Arcadia. (more...)

FDA modernizes Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2016

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration took a major step in making sure consumers have updated nutritional information for most packaged foods sold in the United States, that will help people make informed decisions about the foods they eat and feed their families. (more...)

The First 3D Printed Gummy Candy Arrives In The U.S.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2016

Katjes Magic Candy Factory, the UK-based company best known for mind-blowingly original conceptual thinking and Dylan's Candy Bar, the world's largest confectionery emporium and lifestyle brand, join together to bring the first 3D candy printer in the world to the United States, with the Magic Candy Factory naming Dylan's Candy Bar the exclusive partner for domestic retail and online sales. (more...)

Bank of Innovation, Inc.: Distribution of 'CandyAnimal' Begins! Walk to Progress in This New Casual Game and Health Care App
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

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Photo Flash: Dominique Morisseau's SKELETON CREW Opens Off-Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company's critically acclaimed, world premiere production of Dominique Morisseau's Skeleton Crew, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, that sold out at Stage 2 earlier this season, transfered Off Broadway to Atlantic's main stage Linda Gross Theater earlier this month. The production celebrated its opening night yesterday, May 19, and will play a strictly limited engagement through Sunday, June 19. Go inside the after party at Smithfield Hall in Chelsea below! (more...)

Jim Breuer and the Loud & Rowdy 'Songs From The Garage' Available For Pre-Stream
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

In anticipation of the release of debut full-length, Songs From The Garage, Jim Breuer and the Loud & Rowdy have made the album available for pre-streaming via Pandora. (more...)

GAME OF THRONES' Rose Leslie and Stage Vet Sara Stewart to Lead CONTRACTIONS at the Crucible
by Jessica Khan - May 19, 2016

GAME OF THRONES star Rose Leslie and stage and screen actress Sara Stewart will star in Mike Barlett's CONTRACTIONS at the Crucible this summer. (more...)

Bar of the Week: MONARCH ROOFTOP LOUNGE in Midtown
by Marina Kennedy - May 19, 2016

Monarch at 71 West 35th Street is one of New York City's most popular rooftop lounges. We name it our 'Bar of the Week.' (more...)

The Public's 2016-17 Season to Feature Nia Vardalos, David Byrne's Alex Timbers-Helmed SAINT JOAN, GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM with Harvey Fierstein & More!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham announced the line-up today for The Public's 2016-17 season. (more...)

True Drinks Launches Preservative-Free AquaBall
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

True Drinks Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: TRUU), a healthy beverage provider and maker of the children's beverage AquaBall, today announced the commencement of production of its new preservative-free AquaBall Naturally Flavored Water. The Company also announced the launch of their new website at www.aquaballdrink.com. (more...)

Washington, DC, Minneapolis and Denver Rank as Top Fittest Cities - Full List Revealed!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Washington, D.C., closely followed by Minneapolis-St. Paul and Denver, are the three fittest of the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S., according to the ninth annual American Fitness Index (AFI) released today by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the Empire BlueCross BlueShield Foundation. View the rankings and individual metro data here or in the chart below. (more...)

7-Eleven to Take a Bit Out of TV Mega Event SHARK WEEK with New Promotion
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2016

For fans hungry for the return of Discovery Channel's Shark Week or just plain hungry, 7-Eleven, Inc. is taking a bite out of the 28th annual TV mega-event with a tasty 8-week promotion. Shark Week airs Sunday, June 26, through Sunday, July 3. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch the Premiere of BACKSTAGE BITE with Katie Lynch and HAMILTON's Ariana DeBose!
by Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch - May 17, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com is thrilled to add to our roster of exclusive talent and programing, Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch. Come into Katie's kitchen with some of Broadway's brightest as they eat, drink and merrily mix it up in this new cooking show! See your favorite stars out of their element as they whip up dishes inspired by their Broadway show. Watch what happens when these actors trade belting for baking! Today, we are excited to bring you the premiere episode, featuring HAMILTON's Ariana DeBose! (more...)

Sundance Institute to Launch New 'FilmTwo' Initiative
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Sundance Institute today announced a significant expansion of its signature artist development programs to include targeted support for second-time feature filmmakers, addressing a growing need in the field of independent storytelling, especially for women and filmmakers of color. The new FilmTwo Initiative, led by the Institute's renowned Feature Film Program, with generous support from Founding Partner NBCUniversal, will offer selected directors specialized creative and tactical guidance in navigating the unique challenges of making their second feature films. The Initiative's inaugural Fellows announced today participated in a Screenwriters Intensive in March and continue to receive customized creative and tactical support and participate in select FFP activities. (more...)

Jim Breuer and AC/DC's Brian Johnson Team Up On New Single
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Comedian Jim Breuer along with backing band The Loud & Rowdy have just released their latest single “Mr. Rock n' Roll” which features vocals by Brian Johnson of AC/DC. Breuer tells Rolling Stone of the collaboration, “To me, Brian is the most powerful voice in rock and roll. (more...)

Best Open Source CRM Software Firms Selected for May 2016 by 10 Best...
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

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Discovery Channel Acquires U.S. TV Rights to Morgan Spurlock's RATS Documentary
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2016

Submarine announced today that it has begun production on Academy nominated director Morgan Spurlock's feature documentary RATS based on Robert Sullivan's NY Times Best Selling Book. (more...)

Truly Spiked & Sparkling Announces National Availability and New Variety Pack
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

To meet increasing popularity and demand on the heels of its April launch in select major cities,Truly Spiked & Sparkling today announced its new, clean and refreshing spiked sparkling water will be available to drinkers all around the country. At 100 calories and 2 grams of carbs per serving, Truly Spiked & Sparkling (5% ABV) is the lowest-calorie and lowest-carb spiked sparkling water available, and it's gluten-free. (more...)

Photo Flash: EMOJILAND: LIVE IN CONCERT Premieres at Rockwell Table & Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

EMOJILAND: LIVE IN CONCERT made its sold-out world premiere on May 9th, 2016, with an encore performance on May 10th at Rockwell Table & Stage. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concerts below! (more...)

Unspoken Theatre Presents DEATH MEETS HARLEQUIN AND OTHER PLAYS for Two Weekends Only
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2016

We invite you to enjoy the family friendly performance of three new one act plays on the theme of love and transformation inspired by the Tarot, Commedia dell'Arte, and fairy tales. There will be a rotation of special musical guests to accompany the performance. (more...)

ArtsWest Announces 2016-2017 Season: UNCHARTED
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2016

ArtsWest announces their 2016-2017 season, UNCHARTED. See full details below! (more...)

Dominique Morisseau's SKELETON CREW Transfers to Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company's critically acclaimed, world premiere production of Dominique Morisseau's Skeleton Crew, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, that sold out at Stage 2 earlier this season, transfers Off Broadway to Atlantic's main stage Linda Gross Theater as performances begin tonight, Friday, May 13. (more...)

BWW Review: DOLLFACE Makes a Grand Debut at Mildred's Umbrella
by Katricia Lang - May 13, 2016

DOLLFACE, playwright Katharine Sherman's contemporary riff on the Medusa myth, marries imagination with detail beautifully in its world premiere run at Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company. (more...)

Anais Chalendard Set for Allen Civic Ballet's Summer Intensive, 6/6-8
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

ANAIS CHALENDARD will be a member of the faculty for the Allen Civic Ballet's Summer Intensive from June 6-8, 2016 in Allen, Texas. (more...)

ArtsWest Sets 2016-17 Season: SWEENEY TODD, MOTHERS AND SONS & More
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

ArtsWest Artistic Director Mathew Wright has announced his second season, running September 2016 through July 2017. Opening with acclaimed dramatist Terrence McNally's MOTHERS AND SONS, the six production season will include the magical story telling of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER based on the novel by Dave Barry & Ridley Pearson; an Olivier Award winning new adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's GHOSTS; a piercing glimpse into the teen-age world in Kirsten Greenidge's MILK LIKE Sugar; Byrony Lavery's unflinching drama FROZEN; and the Stephen Sondheim musical thriller SWEENEY TODD. (more...)

Industry Veteran Bill Penczak Joins Briggs & Veselka Co.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

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Your Coffee is Fair Trade. Why isn't your Sugar?
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Coffee is unquestionably one of the most popular morning beverages in America. In recent years, it has also become a powerful tool for boosting awareness about Fair Trade. When Fair Trade coffee was first available, it began a conversation among consumers, especially the millennial generation, to spark global change and use the power of their purchases to positively impact the lives of farmers around the world. However, why stop at just Fair Trade coffee? With World Fair Trade Day on May 14, Wholesome!, the leading provider of Fair Trade organic Sugar, agave and honey, poses this timely thought, "Your coffee is Fair Trade. Why isn't your Sugar?." (more...)

Wendy's Power Mediterranean Chicken Salad: The Easiest, Most Delicious Choice You'll Make All Day
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Eating better just got a whole lot tastier with the addition of Wendy's new Power Mediterranean Chicken Salad to its permanent menu lineup. Filled with bold flavors and packed with deliciously satisfying ingredients, this salad makes eating betterbetter. (more...)

North Coast Rep to Present World Premiere Translation of HEDDA GABLER
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Arguably one of the most complex and intriguing female characters ever written, HEDDA GABLER weaves a mesmerizing tale of a woman trapped in a loveless marriage who is driven by a need for power and freedom. Working from a freshly translated script by Anne-Charlotte Harvey that removes stilted language while staying true to Ibsen's voice, the actors have put their personal touches on their characters to create a piece that speaks to contemporary audiences. Lovers of classic theatre will not want to miss this gripping world premiere translation. (more...)

Claybourne Elder, Clyde Alves & More Set for Music Theatre Wichita's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Casting is announced today for Music Theatre Wichita's 45th Season, which includes Disney's "Beauty and the Beast," Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Oklahoma!," "Jesus Christ Superstar," and the regional premieres of "Nice Work If You Can Get It" and "Mamma Mia!"   (more...)

Evan Roe, Michelle Duffy & More Will Lead Reading of Charlie Zicari's Screenplay HEDGES This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

The cast has been set for the reading of Charlie Zicari's new coming-of-age screenplay, 'HEDGES,' which will be presented at Shetler Studios on July 11th. (more...)

Sensation to Present ANGELS AND DEMONS at the Amsterdam Arena, Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Sensation presents a world-class lineup for their special edition 'Angels and Demons' show in Amsterdam. On July 2nd, internationally renowned DJs David Guetta, Nicky Romero, Yellow Claw, Don Diablo, Robin Schulz, Mr. White, YAX.X, and Sam Feldt will turn the Amsterdam ArenA into a temple where dance music lovers can unite in white or black and celebrate life until the early morning hours. The new show 'Angels and Demons' will challenge the status quo this year with a white and black dress code. Tickets for Sensation Amsterdam are available through sensation.com. (more...)

Is New Sola Bar a Nutrition Bar or Savory Mini Meal?
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

As the dismantling of the traditional three sit-down meals routine takes place in America, a new eating trend is emerging, one focused on mini-meals and healthy snacks. Leading in this direction, an innovator in a self-created category is SOLA Snacks. (more...)

BWW Interview: Sugar Blue Returns with New Album, 'Voyage'
by Tory Gates - May 11, 2016

'...as Willie Dixon has said so many times, 'the blues are the roots, the rest of the music are the fruits.' (more...)

ISOThrive Launches for Prebiotic Fiber for Good Gut Health
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

ISOThrive, the first naturally fermented concentrated prebiotic nectar - the essential natural soluble fiber that heals and protects the gut by feeding your gut bacteria - is now available. (more...)

Elena Shaddow, Jason Gotay, PJ Benjamin, Kevin Cahoon & More Join The Muny's 98th Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Following its initial casting announcement in April, The Muny announced today additional principal cast members for its spectacular 98th season. The 2016 Muny season opens with The Wizard of Oz followed by 42nd Street and The Music Man. The season includes the premieres of the popular Mel Brooks comedy, Young Frankenstein and world-wide megahit, Mamma Mia!, and closes with Fiddler on the Roof and Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida. (more...)

Fitness Tip of the Day: Say 'No' to Sugary Drinks
by Christina Mancuso - May 10, 2016

Sugary drinks are one of the major causes of obesity today. By consuming Sugary beverages, your chance of becoming obese increases by 60%. (more...)

Silver Fern Brand Announces Natural, No-Guilt Treats
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Silver Fern Brand, a new food company changing the way health-conscious consumers enjoy anything sweet, launched today with its first round of baking mixes. Naturally sweetened with a proprietary low-glycemic blend of sweet prebiotic fiber, tagatose, and other natural ingredients, the 13 Paka baking mixes are high in fiber and protein, low in net carbs and calories, cholesterol- and trans-fat free, and ideal for most diet plans, including gluten free and diabetic. (more...)

New Cookbook, EAT REAL FOOD OR ELSE, Offers Healthy and Nutritious Recipes
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Eat Real Food or Else, a new cookbook, is collaboration between a chef, a cookbook author, and a physician. It overturns conventional dietary wisdom with delicious-yet-healthy recipes, plus dietary guidelines. This thought-provoking, tasteful book appears as a fancy coffee-table book, a nutrition manual, and a step-by-step cookbook all in one. (more...)

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