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The Young Vic's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, Starring Gillian Anderson and Ben Foster, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE opens at the Young Vic on Monday, July 28, with previews from tonight, July 23 and is booking to Friday, September 19, 2014. Gillian Anderson is Blanche DuBois, Ben Foster is Stanley and Vanessa Kirby is Stella in Tennessee Williams' timeless masterpiece. (more...)

Mattel Celebrates 2014 San Diego Comic-Con with Hot Collectibles and Fan-atic Festivities
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Mattel SDCC Fan Firsts: (more...)

Burke Moses, Whitney Bashor, John Hickok & More Join Kathleen Marshall's UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN at Denver Center Theatre Company; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

The Denver Center Theatre Company today announced the complete cast and creative team for the highly anticipated new adaptation of Meredith Willson's classic musical, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN. Based on the book by Richard Morris, the revitalized production will feature a new book and additional lyrics by three-time Tony Award nominee Dick Scanlan (Thoroughly Modern Millie) and showcase never before heard songs from Willson's prolific body of work with musical adaptation by Michael Rafter (Violet). The production opens for previews on September 12 in The Stage Theatre and will be directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes). (more...)

2014 FESTIVAL LATINO to Be Held in Bicentennial Park, 8/9-10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Festival Latino, the two-day, family-friendly, free celebration of family, community, and Latin American culture, will be held Saturday and Sunday, August 9 and 10, from 11 am-8 pm each day. Due to City construction in Genoa Park, the 2014 Festival Latino will shift across the river to Bicentennial Park. (more...)

Sport Chalet Offers Gear to Workout And Cool Down This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ With summer in full Swing, many plan to spend more time enjoying the sun and taking their workouts outside. Premier specialty sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet encourages consumers to partake in outdoor activities this summer while utilizing a number of cooling and hydration products to stay safe in the heat. (more...)

Ray LaMontagne to Continue AMP's 'Music at The Downs' Series; Aug-Sept 2014 Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

July was an interesting month for AMP. The debut of the Music at The Downs series was a great success, with many new people discovering the fun of seeing an outdoor concert on the infield of the track. And you couldn't ask for a better show to start with than Michael Franti's groove-heavy Soulshine tour. AMP will be back again on August 5 with the next show in the series - Ray LaMontagne. (more...)

Karsh Kale, Midlake, Allen Toussaint, The Deslondes and More Set for Joe's Pub, 7/23-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its upcoming lineup for the next couple weeks, July 23-August 3, 2014. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Johnson Rules Claims Third-Straight Win and Sixth in Eight Years at Bandimere
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

MORRISON, Colo., July 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

BWW Reviews: Dynamic and Disturbing VASLAV Lays Bare Nijinsky's Soul at the Kalk Bay Theatre
by David Fick - Jul 19, 2014

VASLAV is a dynamic, vigorous and disturbing exploration of Vaslav Nijinsky's mind just prior to his internment in an asylum in Switzerland, based on the diaries he wrote over six weeks before he was committed, on the edge of a complete nervous breakdown. (more...)

Marshall Tucker Band Show Postponed to September 7, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2014

Due to an unfortunate leg injury, the show with Marshall Tucker Band today (July 19th) at Indian Ranch has been rescheduled to Sunday, September 7th. All tickets will be honored on that date. Refunds are available through Ticketmaster or point of purchase through August 7th. (more...)

PCI Presents Trampled by Turtles, Elephant Revival, and Amy Helm, 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2014

With an acoustic sound that "seeps deeply into our pores and permeates our core until their riffs merge with our pulse" (The Washington Post), Trampled By Turtles careens into spotlight with unbridled bluegrass on August 19. The string stampede also includes opening bands: Elephant Revival and Amy Helm. Concert starts at 7 p.m. (gates open at 5:30 p.m.) at Deer Valley Resort's Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. Lawn and reserved seats are available online at www.bigstarsbrightnightsconcerts.org or 435-655-3114. (more...)

Street Theatre Company's Annual Fundraiser Set for 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

The secret's out: Street Theatre is going underground and we're smuggling you in! The roaring 20s are back for one night only during STC's annual fundraiser. Featuring live music by Gin Mill Six, performances by the Nashville Swing Dance Foundation and some of your favorite STC performers, dancing, heavy hors d'oeuvres, and of course booze, Bootleg & Boogie promises to be one of the hottest nights Nashville has seen this summer. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: ALADDIN's Tony-Winning Genie James Monroe Iglehart Grants Wishes at Daily Lottery
by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2014

ALADDIN's Tony-winning Broadway Genie, James Monroe Iglehart, decided to Swing by the production's daily lottery to grant a few wishes to a few lucky potential audience members - and the crew managed to check out his surprise visit on camera. Check it out below! (more...)

Warner Theatre Adds B.B. King, Glenn Miller Orchestra, & The Buddy Holly Experience to Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

The Warner Theatre has just announced three new shows: (more...)

CATS, Starring Elizabeth Stanley, Ken T. Prymus and More, Opens Tonight at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Jellicle cats come one, come all! Join the Jellicle Ball, today, July 18 through July 27 with Pittsburgh CLO's production of CATS! A talented company of felines will bring Andrew Lloyd Webber's mysterious masterpiece to life on the Benedum Center stage. (more...)

Train Concert Raises $1.5 Million for Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

MANHASSET, N.Y., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The multi-platinum, Grammy award-winning band Train took center stage Wednesday evening in Oyster Bay, NY for a private benefit concert supporting The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. The event also featured Endometriosis Foundation of America's (EFA) co-founders Tamer Seckin, MD, and Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi. (more...)

Toumani & Sidiki Set to Kick Off Fall 2014 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Mali's Toumani Diabaté is widely recognized as the greatest living kora player. The Observer has deemed him “one of the world's pre-eminent musicians in any genre.” (more...)

The Top Credit Card Offers for July 2014, Announced by Creditnet.com
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

NEW YORK, NY - With summer in full Swing, spending is on the rise. There are many dynamics that impact your wallet during the summer months, including vacations, increased utility costs, auto repairs and more. Regardless to the source of your expenditures, it is likely that you will, in some way, feel the financial pinch during the summer months. Fortunately, there are a number of credit cards that are designed to help you effectively manage the situation. (more...)

Mindtree Reports Strong Revenue Growth of 6.4% Q-o-Q, in Dollar Terms
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

BANGALORE, India and WARREN, New Jersey, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

IN PLAY WITH JIMMY ROBERTS to Uncover Golf Counterfeiters, 7/21
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Identifying an evolving and growing trend in counterfeit golf equipment, the Emmy Award-nominated series In Play with Jimmy Roberts will examine the thriving multi-million dollar industry that plagues legitimate golf manufacturers, as well as unsuspecting golfers around the world on Monday's new episode at 9 p.m. ET on Golf Channel. (more...)

BWW Blog: Jesse Swimm of Goodspeed's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - It's Opening Night
by Guest Blogger: Jesse Swimm - Jul 17, 2014

It's opening night… (more...)

Founder of Half Moon Bay's Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society, Pete Douglas, Dies at 85
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Pete Douglas, founder of the world-renowned music and jazz club, the Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society in Half Moon Bay, Calif., died peacefully in Miramar Beach on July 12, 2014 at age 85. (more...)

Unitrends Relocates Corporate Headquarters to Massachusetts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

BURLINGTON, Mass., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Unitrends, the industry's fastest-growing multi-environment data protection and disaster recovery company, today announced the relocation of its corporate headquarters to Burlington, Massachusetts, from Columbia, South Carolina. Supported by a rapidly growing local sales and marketing team, this move will better position the company to hire Boston-area talent, expand its New England footprint of more than 1,200 customers, and capture an even greater share of the data protection market. (more...)

Tom Godfrey and Lori Guy to Bring Great American Songbook Classics to Hungry Ear Coffee House, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Classics from the Great American Songbook of the '30s, '40s, and '50s performed by Tom Godfrey and jazz singer, Lori Guy will be on tap at the Hungry Ear Coffee House on August 2nd, along with acoustic songwriter, Wil Hodge and down-home country and gospel vocalist, Keren Leppo. (more...)

National Theatre Live Will Broadcast Young Vic's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE with Gillian Anderson, Ben Foster & More this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Celebrating its 5th year bringing live theatre to cinema audiences around the world, NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE has announced an international broadcast of the Young Vic / Joshua Andrews co-production of Gillian Anderson, Ben Foster and Vanessa Kirby in Tennessee Williams' A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, directed by Benedict Andrews. It will be broadcast live from London's Young Vic Theatre on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Dates will vary at venues internationally and encore screenings will follow. (more...)

BRISBANE SINGS to Return to QPAC, 10 August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

After a successful 2013 concert at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), Brisbane Sings is back and promises to be even bigger and better as more than six local Brisbane choirs unite on the Concert Hall stage on Sunday 10 August. (more...)

The Second City's IMPROV ALL-STARS Comes to Brunch at UP Comedy Club Through Aug 17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

UP Comedy Club combines two of Chicago's favorite things, brunch & comedy, for the ultimate Sunday-Funday. Fill up on delicious brunch fare and stick around to see Chicago's finest unscripted improvisational comedy in Improv All-Stars. Enjoy the most hilarious brunch in Chicago every Sunday July 13 - August 17, at 11am at the UP Comedy Club, located at 230 W. North Ave, 3rd Floor of Piper's Alley. (more...)

SPIDER-MAN's The Spidey Boys Cover Sia's Hit 'Chandelier'
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 16, 2014

A talented trio of stars from SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK have convened to create a unique cover version of current radio hit 'Chandelier' by recording artist Sia. (more...)

Free Dance Classes to Celebrate National Dance Day July 26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Somerville-based OnStage Dance Company will host a day of FREE DANCE AND FITNESS CLASSES open to the public from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 26, at the Company's Somerville studio at 276 Broadway to celebrate National Dance Day. (more...)

Octane Fitness Launches Zero Runner for Non-Impact Running
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

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The ACE Reports on Growth of Personal Training Industry
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

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Golf Channel Unveils Redesigned App
by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Coming off its most successful quarter ever, Golf Channel Digital is further building its momentum with the re-launch of its popular mobile app this week, re-designed with new and popular features that showcase the best content Golf Channel has to offer. (more...)

DANCING PROS: LIVE! Coming to Cadillac Palace Theatre, 11/1-2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Broadway In Chicago has announced the world's finest dancers will battle it out live when DANCING PROS: LIVE! comes to the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W Randolph) on Saturday, November 1 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, November 2 at 2 p.m. and the audience will choose the winner! Edyta Sliwinska of Dancing WithThe Stars serves as the head judge and Chelsie Hightower of DWTS competes in this unforgettable live competition show hosted by Golden Globe nominee and star of the hit TV show Growing Pains, Alan Thicke. (more...)

FOX's HOTEL HELL's Offers Summer Vacation Tips & Sneak Peek at Season Two!
by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Celebrate summer with a HOTEL HELL Getaway Guide featuring tips from Gordon Ramsay. Check out a first look at season two of HOTEL HELL below (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/15- Laura Benanti
by Stage Tube - Jul 15, 2014

Happy Birthday Laura Benanti! Benanti recently starred as Candela in 2010's Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown and in the title role of the Patti LuPone revival of Gypsy in 2008, for which she was honored with the Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award, and a Drama League nomination. She previously starred in the Encores! production. Broadway: The Sound of Music (Maria, opposite Richard Chamberlain), Swing! (Tony nomination: Best Featured Actress), Into The Woods (Cinderella; Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk, LA Ovation and Tony nominations), Nine (Claudia, opposite Antonio Banderas; Outer Critics Circle, Drama Leauge nominations), The Wedding Singer (Julia Sullivan) and much more. (more...)

Peter Cincotti, David Wong & High Strung, THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD and More Set for TPAC's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, presents Peter Cincotti, performing on Saturday, October 25 at 8PM, the first of four major concerts in the 2014-2015 Main Event Series. (more...)

ON KENTUCKY AVENUE Comes to Stage 72 for Five Shows This August; Preps for Tour, Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

'On Kentucky Avenue,' the musical revue about the fabled Atlantic City nightclub Club Harlem which reigned supreme in Atlantic City in the years before the casinos came into vogue, has announced that it will be presented for five performances in August at Stage 72/The Triad in preparation for a tour and Broadway production in 2015. (more...)

Keystone Rep to Close Summer 2014 Season with SWEENEY TODD and THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Keystone Repertory Theater in Indiana, PA will wrap up it's summer 2014 season at the end of July with SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET and THE GLASS MENAGERIE. (more...)

Select Sheet Music For Michael Mott's WHERE THE SKY ENDS Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 15, 2014

Select sheet music for the material represented on hot new songwriter Michael Mott's debut compilation album WHERE THE SKY ENDS is now available to purchase. (more...)

Lillias White, Lindsay Mendez & Derek Klena and More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

The Ensemblist Unveils Part 2 of 1st Anniversary Birdland Show with Rachel Bay Jones, The Skivvies and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

On June 16, The Ensemblist, the only podcast that shows you Broadway from the inside out, celebrated its first anniversary with a live show at the legendary Birdland Jazz Club. The audio from the live show is now available free to download at theensemblist.com, as well as on iTunes, Stitcher and TuneIn. (more...)

Digital Shelf Space Launches the PGA Tour's 'TOURAcademy' Home Edition Infomercial on the Golf Channel
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - Digital Shelf Space Corp. (the 'Company' or 'DSS') (TSX VENTURE:DSS) (PINKSHEETS:DTSRF), a leading independent creator, producer and distributor of home entertainment media, announced today that it is set to launch its new short form infomericals for its second flag ship project the TOURAcademy HOME EDITION on NBC's Golf Channel in the USA starting the week of July 14, 2014. TOURAcademy HOME EDITION infomercials are 5-minute, 60-second and 30-second spots aimed at providing exclusive access to an unrivaled golf experience. The infomercials are being utilized under the terms and conditions of the global Production, Marketing and Distribution Agreement with Golf Experiences, LLC. (more...)

Universal Studios Teams with Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez on FROM DUSK TILL DAWN Experience
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

From cult horror film to breakthrough television series on El Rey Network, 'From Dusk Till Dawn' will add terrifying maze to its credits when filmmaker Robert Rodriguez's acclaimed supernatural show debuts as a menacing new 'Halloween Horror Nights' experience (more...)

Azudi Onyejekwe and Rodrick Covington to Star in THE SONGS OF CENTRAL AVENUE BREAKDOWN Concert at NYMF, 7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

The New York Musical Theatre Festival and Moldy Fig Productions, LCC present THE SONGS OF CENTRAL AVENUE BREAKDOWN, a one night only concert event. With Book by Kevin Ray, Andrea Lepcio & Dominic Taylor; Music and Lyrics by Kevin Ray; and Additional Story by Suellen Vance, the concert will be directed by Lee Summers and is set for Tuesday, July 22nd at 8 p.m. at The Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Cafe, 407 West 42nd Street. (more...)

SOUND OFF: 13 Things To Love About Michael Mott's WHERE THE SKY ENDS
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 14, 2014

Today we are turning our attention to a praise-worthy new compilation celebrating up-and-coming composer Michael Mott, WHERE THE SKY ENDS. (more...)

Blue Note Records Continues 75th Anniversary Celebrations
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Continuing Blue Note Records' 75th anniversary celebrations, a new Blue Note Authorized Dealers retail program has launched with select Record Store Day-affiliated independent music stores across the United States. (more...)

The Buffalo Philharmonic Offers Early Access to Six of Its Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

On Thursday, July 17, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will offer the public a chance to lock in their favorite seats to six of the season's highlights. (more...)

Theater at Monmouth to Present A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE, Begin. 7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Season 45 continues at Theater at Monmouth with Oscar Wilde's deliciously witty satire, A Woman of No Importance, opening Friday, July 18 at 7:30 p.m. Fraught with epigrams and pithy sentiments, A Woman of No Importance probes the societal hypocrisy of punishing women for the sin of passion while lauding men for their conquest. Surely the basis for Downton Abbey, Wilde's dark comedy lays bare the moral contradictions of Victorian England. (more...)

Jazz Guitarist Pat Metheny and Unity Group to Perform at Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Famed jazz fusion guitarist Pat Metheny and his Unity Group, featuring Chris Potter, Antonio Sanchez, Ben Williams & Giulio Carmassi, will perform at Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Sunday, August 3 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $110, $135, $150 and are available online at www.whbpac.org. (more...)

John Pizzarelli, Jane Monheit & More Set for Birdland, 7/21-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for July 21 - July 27, featuring John Pizzarelli & The Swing Seven, Jane Monheit's Jazz Party, Victoria Shaw featuring Ramin Karimloo, Barbara Carroll, and more! (more...)

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