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Based on the novel by Edith Wharton

Set in a small Massachusetts village in the Berkshire Mountains in 1910. It tells the story of the sexual and emotional awakening of a young girl, 17-year-old Charity Royall.


BWW Preview: Viola Davis, Shonda Rhimes Teach Us HOW TO GET AWAY W/ MURDER
by Jeffrey Walker - Sep 18, 2014

Sex, murder and law students join Academy Award nominee Viola Davis in ABC's HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER, the new legal thriller from the producers of SCANDAL and GREY'S ANATOMY. BWW-TV gives an advanced look at the new series. (more...)

ArtReach Educational Theatre to Present Disney's TARZAN, 10/17-19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

ArtReach Educational Theatre is staging Disney's Tarzan. Music by Phil Collins, Lyrics by Marshall Barer, Book by David Henry Hwang. Based on the story Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs and the Disney film - Tarzan. Performed by a Cast of Chicago Professional Actors and the Students of the ArtReach Theatre Mentoring Program. (more...)

FALL KIDS FEST 2014 to Kick Off 10/18 in Madison Square Park
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Madison Square Park Conservancy today announced Fall Kids Fest 2014, a day of free outdoor fun for children taking place in Madison Square Park on Saturday, October 18 from 11am-2pm. (more...)

La MaMa Opens 53rd Season with TEMPEST 3, Begin. 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

La MaMa - the world-renowned theatre complex in the heart of New York City's East Village - today announced the cast for its first production of its 53rd Season entitled "LA MAMA EARTH," featuring works that raise awareness of world ecology and social justice both locally and globally. The centerpiece will be three diverse, international productions and adaptations of William Shakepeare's The Tempest from the US, Korea and Italy. All performances will be at the Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 East 4th Street, between Bowery & 2nd Avenue). (more...)

Magician Mat Franco Wins Ninth Season of AMERICA'S GOT TALENT
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The votes are in and America has chosen Mat Franco as the winner of season 9 of 'America's Got Talent.' Franco won over viewers with his ability to continuously reinvent America's PERCEPTION of magic, outshining thousands of acts including finalists, AcroArmy, Emily West, Miguel Dakota, Quintavious Johnson and Sons of Serendip. He is the first magic act to ever win 'America's Got Talent.' Franco will appear on NBC's TODAY tomorrow, Sept. 18. (more...)

VIDEO: RED BAND SOCIETY's Octavia Spencer & Rutger's Marching Band Visit NY Children's Hospital
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Below, the actress is joined by Rutger's Marching Band as the visit a New York Children's Hospital. (more...)

O'Neill Theater Center Accepting Scripts for 2015 Playwrights Conference
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center is now accepting scripts for development during the 2015 National Playwrights Conference. Applicants may submit works to the O'Neill's Open Submissions Process through Friday, October 17, 2014. (more...)

Know Theatre's 17th Season Continues with MOBY DICK, 10/10-11/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Overwhelmed by life in 19th Century New York City, Ishmael finds his only recourse is to go to sea. When he signs aboard the whaling ship Pequod, Ishmael is thrust into a momentous tale of revenge as one-legged Captain Ahab pursues the White Whale that maimed him. (more...)

Kuperman Brothers to Star in Columbia Stages' OVER THERE, Running 10/15-18 at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Columbia Stages is proud to present OVER THERE, a playful drama by Mark Ravenhill (Shopping and Fucking) and an allegory of competing ideologies set across both the Berlin Wall and consumer driven America. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 9/17/14 - 'BOUNTIFUL' in LA, TO THE BONE, Bridget Everett and More!
by Jessica Showers - Sep 17, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL makes its West Coast debut starring Cicely Tyson, TO THE BONE opens off-Broadway, Bridget Everett opens her show at the Public and AMERICA'S GOT TALENT welcomes stage stars for its finale this evening! (more...)

Luxury E-Commerce Jeweler Allurez Diversifies its Inventory, Gains an Edge in the E-Commerce Market
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Online retailer Allurez partnered up with three major watch brands this Summer and launched its new collection of watches. Invicta, Caravelle, and Bulova have been added to the E-commerce Jewelry site as sales increase in an economic comeback. (more...)

Lifetime to Premiere PROJECT RUNWAY: THREADS Teen Competition, 10/23
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

From the producers of Project Runway, skilled teen and tween fashion designers will showcase their gift for style in the new competition series Project Runway: Threads on Lifetime®, premiering Thursday, October 23, at 10:30pm ET/PT. (more...)

Chris March Among Designers Set for Season 4 of Lifetime's PROJECT RUNWAY ALL STARS, 10/30
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Fourteen of the most talented Project Runway designers return to compete in the biggest and most competitive Project Runway All Stars season ever! In this cutthroat season, former standout designers come back to New York to compete for runway gold in the fourth season of Lifetime®'s Project Runway All Stars (more...)

BWW Recap: NEW GIRL Get Your Veep On
by Jennifer McHugh - Sep 17, 2014

After surviving the cruise from hell in last season's finale, we are back after way too long of a break. The NEW GIRL crew is back and goofier than ever as they try to maneuver their way through their LA life. Within the first few minutes, the group and their new found chemistry including Coach came out swinging. Now if only the theme song would incorporate him… (And Cece too!) (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Mia Farrow & Brian Dennehy in Broadway Revival of LOVE LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Mia Farrow and Brian Dennehy began performances in A.R. Gurney's Love Letters at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre this past weekend on Saturday, September 13. Below, check out a first look at the pair on stage! (more...)

TerraFrog Athletic Wear Announces End of Summer Sale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

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Granddaughter's Music Video of Hip Grandpa Goes Viral in China
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

QINGDAO, China, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Photos and videos of a 15-year old girl and her 'hip' 65-year-old grandfather that are making the rounds on the internet have triggered heated online debates in China. Social-M&G has issued a special report: the videos are part of a Summer life experience montage submitted by the granddaughter. In the videos and photos, the 65-year-old senior looks like British male model Aiden Shaw. He and his 15-year-old granddaughter go paragliding, form a band, perform street dances and cosplaygame TheWorld 3, a game they have been active players of for a long time. The senior's enthusiasm and vigor wows anyone who sees any of the videos: Grandpa, are you sure you live in this era and not another? How can you be more up to date than we are? Online audiences have taken to referring the active senior as 'China's Trendsetting Grandpa.' (more...)

SPEEDO NORTH AMERICA Launches 'Speedo Fit' Fitness App
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

SPEEDO NORTH AMERICA today unveiled Speedo Fit, a new fitness app and companion website, designed to help swimmers of all levels set and reach their swim - and fitness - goals by providing platforms for motivation, guidance and community. (more...)

VIDEO: Jim Parsons & 'BIG BANG' Cast Reveal What They Did This Summer
by - Sep 17, 2014

The cast of CBS's THE BIG BANG THEORY reveals what they did on their Summer break. Check out the video below! (more...)

SBPRA Announces BAILEY'S ROAD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

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TOP HAT Tour Coming to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre, 21 October - 1 November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

TOP HAT, winner of three Olivier Awards, for 'Best New Musical', 'Best Choreography', 'Best Costume Design' from its seven nominations and winner of the Evening Standard Award for 'Best Night Out', embarks on a 47-week UK tour, visiting Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Tue 21 Oct - Sat 1 Nov 2014. (more...)

STREETS OF LAREDO Kick Off Tour with Kaiser Chiefs & Bonnaroo Performance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

It's always hard to put your finger on the exact moment a band began, but it's safe to say that Streets of Laredo probably started in a beach-house on the wild Coromandel coast of New Zealand back in the Summer of 2012. (more...)

Nomination Period for Fourth Annual FOX WRITER'S INTENSIVE Begins
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Fox Audience Strategy announced that it is now accepting nominations for its fourth annual Fox Writer's Intensive (FWI), which is designed to nurture the careers of experienced writers with diverse voices, backgrounds and life experiences (more...)

Photo Flash: Jemma Rix Flies Into Sydney for WICKED Run at the Capitol Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The Wicked Witch of the West from the award-winning musical theatre blockbuster WICKED flew into Sydney today, ahead of the first performance at the Capitol Theatre on September 20 and an exciting Summer season. Landing by helicopter at Macquarie lighthouse at South Head, Elphaba 'The Wicked Witch' was greeted by the Winky Prince Fiyero, munchkin Boq and citizens of the Emerald City in Oz. Scroll down for photos of her grand entrance! (more...)

Julianne Moore, Dustin Lance Black & More Join I AM HARVEY MILK Honorary Committee
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Producers Bruce Cohen, Robb Nanus, Jessica Leventhal, Bruce Robert Harris and Jack W. Batman announced today that a group of political, cultural, and human rights leaders have come together to form an “Honorary Committee” in support of Tony and Grammy Award nominee Andrew Lippa's new oratorio, I Am Harvey Milk, which will have its New York premiere on Monday, October 6 at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. (more...)

BWW Interviews: John Wilson on COLE PORTER IN HOLLYWOOD, Sondheim And The Proms!
by Adrian Bradley - Sep 17, 2014

Conductor John Wilson talks to BWW:UK about his new show, Cole Porter in Hollywood, the great musicals of the 20th Century and having dinner with Stephen Sondheim. (more...)

THEATER BOYS to Offer Talkbacks
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The 13th Street Repertory Theater will offer talkbacks--in which audience members can ask any questions they like of the actors, playwright, and choreographers-after select performances of ASCAP award-winner Chip Deffaa's new musical comedy, "Theater Boys." The show-about actors auditioning for a gay musical--opens Sunday, September 21st. Talkbacks will held after the following performances: Sunday, September 21st at 3 p.m; Thursday, September 25th at 7 pm; Sunday, September 28th at 3 p.m.; Thursday, October 2nd at 7 pm; Sunday, October 5th at 3 p.m.; Thursday, Oct 9th at 7 pm; Sunday, October 12th at 3 p.m; Thursday October 16th at 7 p.m.; Thursday, October 23rd at 7 pm; Sunday, October 26th at 3 pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Leaves DFW in Stitches
by Sara Brown - Sep 17, 2014

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT makes its mark at Bass Hall from now until the 21st. (more...)

Atlantic Broadband First to Deliver 1 Gigabit Internet Service in the Greater Miami Area
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

With this 1 Gigabit Internet service from Atlantic Broadband, Indian Creek residents now have the ability to download and upload data and files as fast as they can be saved to a computer hard drive. This means customers can download an entire digital movie (14 GB) in under two minutes or 25 songs in one second. Additionally, with this service customers can also video conference with 10 people at once, or work from home with a connection that is faster than what exists in most offices. Unique to Atlantic Broadband, the company's Gigabit service has no usage caps so customers can take full advantage of the tremendous speeds without any usage limitations. Atlantic Broadband offers the 1 Gigabit Internet service to Indian Creek Village residents in a package that also includes more than 350 TV channels, TiVo's multi-room DVR platform with access to Netflix content, and unlimited local and domestic calling for up to four phone lines. (more...)

Derek Klena, Natalie Weiss, and Stephen C. Anthony Join DANIELLE WADE SINGS CARNER & GREGOR, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Derek Klena (Wicked, Bridges of Madison County, Second Stage's DogFight), Natalie Weiss (Everyday Rapture, Wicked, Les Miserables), and Stephen C. Anthony (The Book of Mormon, Catch Me If You Can) are all set to guest star in Danielle Wade sings Carner & Gregor at the Metropolitan Room (34 W. 22nd St., New York, NY) on October 13th at 9:30pm. (more...)

Don't Miss Out: Rock Out with 'Top Rock' – Closing Weekend!
by Contests - Broadway - Sep 17, 2014

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Tim Hockenberry Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 10/25-26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

After a successful run on 'America's Got Talent,' Tim Hockenberry is back home in San Francisco making his debut at Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - Saturday, October 25 (7 p.m.) and Sunday, October 26 (7 p.m.). Hockenberry will present an intimate concert of both original material and beautifully re-imagined covers. Tickets for Tim Hockenberry range in price from $25-$40 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

BWW Recap: RED BAND SOCIETY Series Premiere Brings All the Feels
by Scott Fullerton - Sep 17, 2014

Fasten your seatbelts BroadwayWorld readers, it's time to take a ride with my recaps and reviews of Fox's highly touted new Young Adult, (YA to those demographic groupies) series: THE RED BAND SOCIETY. An up-and-coming, good-looking cast of tweens, and their caretakers in life's travels, is about to take off like a beer run in a stolen plastic surgeons convertible. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 17th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Sep 17, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. '50 Shades' joins the fall-winter lineup at the Broadway Playhouse, 'Stomp' and 'Rain' join BIC, Halloween musicals begin, two sketch musicals at pH, the Muellers and Mason headline FWD's gala, Weill and Porter shows prepare to open, and Barbra goes for six straight decades! (more...)

Atlantic Broadband First to Deliver 1 Gigabit Internet Service in the Greater Miami Area
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

With this 1 Gigabit Internet service from Atlantic Broadband, Indian Creek residents now have the ability to download and upload data and files as fast as they can be saved to a computer hard drive. This means customers can download an entire digital movie (14 GB) in under two minutes or 25 songs in one second. Additionally, with this service customers can also video conference with 10 people at once, or work from home with a connection that is faster than what exists in most offices. Unique to Atlantic Broadband, the company's Gigabit service has no usage caps so customers can take full advantage of the tremendous speeds without any usage limitations. Atlantic Broadband offers the 1 Gigabit Internet service to Indian Creek Village residents in a package that also includes more than 350 TV channels, TiVo's multi-room DVR platform with access to Netflix content, and unlimited local and domestic calling for up to four phone lines. (more...)

June Squibb Exits DTC's DRIVING MISS DAISY; Annalee Jefferies Steps in
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Dallas Theater Center announced today that Annalee Jefferies will replace June Squibb in the theater's upcoming production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Driving Miss Daisy. Jefferies, a Texas native, returns to DTC for the first time since her performance in The Blonde, the Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead. Squibb is leaving the production due to professional conflicts. (more...)

TNT Acquires Television Rights to Marvel's AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON & More
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

TNT has entered into a licensing agreement with Marvel for the next five theatrical releases from Marvel Studios. (more...)

Photo Flash: Dominic West, Kristin Chenoweth, Sian James and More at PRIDE Screening in NYC
by Movies News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Last night, September 15, Philip J Smith, Mike Nichols, Stephen Sondheim and Scott Rudin hosted a special screening for the new film PRIDE. Scroll down for photos from the event, featuring stars from the film, including Dominic West, plus Kristin Chenoweth and more! (more...)

Guthrie Theater's Joe Dowling Launches His Farewell Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Guthrie Director Joe Dowling fulfills an unprecedented, two-decade-long tenure as the theater's artistic leader, and a legacy defined by singular productions of the classics and a dedication to new work and playwright celebrations; the creation of celebrated actor training programs and a prize-winning iconic building; and more than 6 million theatergoers under his leadership. In addition to the Guthrie debuts of Mary Zimmerman, Leigh Silverman and Maria Aiken, his 2014-2015 lineup includes first-time Guthrie productions of plays by Anne Washburn and Sarah Ruhl, three productions directed by Dowling, including a beloved Shakespeare comedy and iconic masterpieces by Arthur Miller and Sean O'Casey, as well as an all-American musical slated for Summer. (more...)

Nominations for Fox Writer's Intensive Now Open
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Fox Audience Strategy today announced that it is now accepting nominations for its fourth annual Fox Writer's Intensive (FWI), which is designed to nurture the careers of experienced writers with diverse voices, backgrounds and life experiences and create a strong pipeline of well-rounded talent for potential staffing on Fox productions. The deadline for nominations and applications for this year's Fox Writer's Intensive is October 10, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at 'WOMEN ON THE VERGE' at Theatre at the Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

In its first professional production since its Broadway debut, the musical comedy WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN makes its Chicago area premiere in a brand new production at Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, now through October 12, with a press opening on September 21. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Seven Actresses Up for Female Lead in TRUE DETECTIVE Season Two
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Elisabeth Moss and Rachel McAdams, who were reportedly in the running earlier this Summer, also remain in the mix. (more...)

World Premiere of Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca's ANTIGONA Set for UW World Series, 10/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

In October, the UW World Series will present the world premiere of Antigona, a new work by Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca. Hailed by critics everywhere for its transcendent and deeply emotional performances, Noche Flamenca is one of the most authentic flamenco companies in the world today, and Soledad Barrio is its star. Now, in a unique creative partnership, this remarkable company joins with acclaimed American theater director Lee Breuer to create a new work, Antigona, based on Sophocles' ancient Greek heroine. Combining live music, song, and dance, Noche Flamenca's Antigona will bring the fiery, expressive nature of flamenco to one of the world's great tragedies in an evening-length work that promises to be both gripping and intensely moving. The work is conceived and directed by Martin Santangelo with choreography by Soledad Barrio, consulting direction by Lee Breuer, and visual and mask design by Mary Frank. (more...)

Photo Flash: Haunting Promo Pics for Serenbe Playhouse's THE SLEEPY HOLLOW EXPERIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Fresh off of the heels of their most successful Summer to date including OKLAHOMA!, the most Suzi Bass nominated production of the year, Atlanta's newest Halloween tradition, The Sleepy Hollow Experience, returns after a sold out run last season! Join Serenbe Playhouse in the Serenbe Stables for this classic spooky story with all the thrills, chills and laughs that keep you on the edge of your seat. The storybook tale revolves around the bumbling, awkward schoolteacher, Ichabod Crane, the coquettish Katrina, and Ichabod's brutish rival, Brom Bones. In this innovative experiential adaptation, you will find yourself guided by roving minstrel storytellers, while the Headless Horseman rushes about on live horseback! Keep your wits about you or you might be his next victim! Scroll down for some atmosphere-setting promo photos! (more...)

Rogue Machine to Present NICE THINGS, 10/4-11/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Rogue Machine presents the World Premiere of NICE THINGS by Vince Melocchi Opening October 4, 2014 with reception to follow 8pm Fridays and Saturdays, 3pm on Sundays through November 23, 2014 5041 W. Pico Blvd., LA, CA 90019 (more...)

LA Phil Announces 2014-15 Dudamel Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association has announced two conductors who will participate in the 2014/15 Dudamel Fellowship Program - Christian Kluxen and Gemma New. Music Director Gustavo Dudamel, together with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, created the Dudamel Fellowship Program in 2009 to provide a unique opportunity for promising young conductors from around the world to develop their craft and enrich their musical experience through personal mentorship and participation in the LA Phil's orchestral, education and community programs. (more...)

Amphion String Quartet to Open The New School's Schneider Concerts Series, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

The engaging young Amphion String Quartet, winner of the 2012 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition, will open The New School of Music's Schneider Concerts Series on Sunday afternoon, October 12th, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at The New School's Auditorium, 66 W 12th St., New York, NY. The concert will include works by Barber, Carter, and Dvorak. (more...)

Investigation Discovery's INSIDE HOMICIDE Debuts 10/9
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

With only 15 percent of homicide detectives in the U.S. being women, the working lives of female detectives are not as well documented as those of their male counterparts. INSIDE HOMICIDE takes a ride along with three female homicide detectives who work in the Cincinnati and Atlanta areas, conveying the high intensity of working the homicide unit in real-time. With dogged determination, Detectives Summer Benton, Jenny Luke and Jennifer Mitsch work relentlessly to bring closure to victims' families. From the actual 911 call to on-site questioning with witnesses and even real interrogation footage with suspects, viewers dive into the raw and gritty action that's part of these women's everyday lives. The eight-part series INSIDE HOMICIDE will premiere beginning Thursday, October 9 at 10/9c on Investigation Discovery. (more...)

Alan Safier to Star in SAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE at Queens Theatre, 9/27-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Queens Theatre will present the Tony-nominated play Say Goodnight Gracie, starring Alan Safier as George Burns, written by Rupert Holmes (The Mystery of Edwin Drood) and directed by Michael White. The show will be at Queens Theatre (14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park) on Saturday, September 27 at 2pm & 8pm and on Sunday, September 28 at 3pm. Join Rupert Holmes, Alan Safier, and Moderator WABC's Sandy Kenyon for a lively talk-back after the 3pm performance on Sunday, September 28. (more...)

Jay Sullivan, Jeffrey Bean and James Black to Lead DRACULA at the Alley Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for Dracula, the Original Vampire Play, the second production in the 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season. Featuring iconic costume and set designs by Edward Gorey, the Alley's production is based on the original 1927 adaptation of the classic thriller that marvelously balances the menace of the horror tale with sophisticated satire. (more...)

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