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Leadership Development Program Offers Real-World Strategic Challenges, Stirs Spirit of Service in Booz Allen Senior Associates
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

For the third year, Booz Allen Hamilton's (NYSE: BAH) Leadership Excellence for Senior Associates program combined leadership development with community support to demonstrate our employees' Spirit of Service to communities in which they live and work. This summer, ten teams of employees led initiatives to provide expert consulting advice to local and national nonprofit organizations with missions as diverse as reforming services for veterans, leading the fight to treat and cure ALS, teaching girls to develop leadership skills through mentorship, and nurturing valued cultural exchange programs. (more...)

Michigan F.A.S.H. FEST Celebrates Fashion, Art And Sound, 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

DETROIT, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Michigan F.A.S.H. FEST LLC's anticipated go-to event comes to Detroit for the 3 rd year on September 12. The two-day event kicks off with the Runway Industry Showcase/Gala from 8-11 p.m. at the Skillman Branch Detroit Public Library, 121 Gratiot and continues with the Free Fine Art Festival on September 13, noon-11 p.m., taking over Farmer Street. (more...)

Virgin Atlantic Cycle Squad and Virgin Pulse Team Up for Free the Children In Four-Day Bike Ride from Boston to New York
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

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Bach Choir of Bethlehem Announces 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

The Bach Choir of Bethlehem, one of America's most beloved and revered musical institutions, has announced plans for 2014-2015 which will culminate in the 108th Bach Choir Festival in May 2015. Artistic Director and Conductor Greg Funfgeld, now in his 32rd year at the helm of the Bach Choir, will again lead the Choir, Festival Orchestra, and illustrious soloists in numerous engaging programs throughout the season. (more...)

THE PEAR TREE Picture Book is Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014


Oink Appoints Senior Fraud Expert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

As Risk Officer, Jordan will be responsible for ensuring that all areas of the Oink offering are protected against payment fraud and ensure that the solution meets applicable laws and regulations. His focus will include working with management to identify and implement enhancements related to the management and monitoring of risk and fraud related functions. (more...)

Usher Joins Scholastic to Launch 'Open a World of Possible' Initiative for Kids
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Scholastic, the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, today announced that Usher is joining with the company to launch a new 'Open a World of Possible' initiative, designed to elevate the importance and joy of reading for all children. (more...)

Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon Sell Out In Record Time
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ For the eighth consecutive year, the Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon & Marathon is sold out. (more...)

'ENTER LAUGHING', DanceBrazil, POTTED POTTER and More Set for Wallis Annenberg Center's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts announces its theater, music, dance, lectures and Theater for Young Audiences programming for the 2014-2015 Season, which begins October 7-19 with the Edinburgh-based Puppet State Theatre Company production of The Man Who Planted Trees in the Lovelace Studio Theater; and in the Bram Goldsmith Theater a new lecture series in partnership with Writers Bloc, presenting a conversation with Leon Panetta on October 15 and Marsalis Well Tempered: An Evening with Branford Marsalis featuring the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia on October 16. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Human Race Theatre Co Presents MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2014

Fans of The Human Race's 2008 production of Tom Dudzick's national hit Over the Tavern will rejoice at the regional premiere of the playwright's 'rollicking' Miracle on South Division Street, directed by Human Race Resident Artist Richard E. Hess (Race, Red, Doubt). Check out photos below! (more...)

New Memoir Chronicles 50 Years Of Activism
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2014

In his new memoir, longtime activist Dr. Howard Fuller offers a close-up view of a lifetime spent fighting for social justice for the poorest people in our society. (more...)

Scoop: 60 MINUTES on CBS - Sunday, September 7, 2014
by - Sep 5, 2014

Get all the scoop on 60 MINUTES, airing on CBS on Sunday, September 7, 2014! (more...)

Milwaukee Rep's THE COLOR PURPLE Opens 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's 2014/15 Quadracci Powerhouse Season kicks off in grand style with an uplifting production of The Color Purple. This hit musical, based on Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, will be directed by Artistic Director Mark Clements, who reunites with the same creative team behind last season's wildly successful hit production of Ragtime. This will be the fifth musical that Clements has directed at The Rep. (more...)

The Matthew and Andrew Akin Foundation Launch 4th Annual 700 MILES TO HOPE Bike Ride, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

ST LOUIS, MO(Marketwired - Sep 4, 2014) - The Matthew and Andrew Akin Foundation today announced that its fourth annual 700 Miles to Hope bike ride will kick off one month from today on October 4. The Foundation encourages supporters to help meet its goal of raising $500,000 of funding toward a cure for Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), a rare and life-threatening immune system condition. Today, the only known cure for HLH is a bone marrow transplant. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara & Steven Pasquale to Reunite for Ronald McDonald House Benefit Concert at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

On Monday, October 6, 2014 five-time Tony Award nominee Kelli O'Hara and Drama Desk nominee Steven Pasquale will perform an intimate benefit concert titled Kelli O'Hara and Friends at 54 Below, located at 254 West 54th Street. The evening is a joint benefit in support of PopsEd Programs at Ronald McDonald House® New York, which provide creative outlets to The Children and families in residence. Hosted by Steven Reineke, Music Director of The New York Pops, the evening will also feature performances by children participating in the PopsEd programs at Ronald McDonald House® New York, along with some special surprise guests. The benefit will start with a champagne reception at 5:30PM followed by dinner and a performance at 6:30PM. (more...)

Scoop: 60 MINUTES on CBS - Sunday, September 7, 2014
by TV Scoop - Sep 4, 2014

Get all the scoop on 60 MINUTES, airing on CBS on Sunday, September 7, 2014! (more...)

Young Footliters to Present THE LION, THE WITCH, & THE WARDROBE, 9/12-14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Young Footliters presents Joseph Robinette's adaptation of the C. S. Lewis novel The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe for 4 performances, September 12-14 at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. The production features 32 local children in 4th grade through 10th grades and is directed by Matt Falduto. Hills Bank is the supporting sponsor. (more...)

Jefferson Performing Arts Society Announces 2014-15 Ce'le'brite' Etoile Honorees; Gala Set for 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Jefferson Performing Arts Society, a 37 year-old organization, is preparing for its 19th Annual Pasta & Puccini fundraising Gala. (more...)

Save The Children Wants YOU To Help #FindtheWords For Kids
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ On International Literacy Day on Sept. 8, Save The Children will join forces with actor and artist ambassador Jennifer Garner and other stars to host a day-long virtual word-a-thon and bring attention to the poverty-induced early learning gap. The event is part of the organization's newly launched #FindtheWords campaign, designed to give voice to children in poverty who hear 30 million[i] fewer words by age three than children from well-off families. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Steve Harvey Set for Season Premiere of OPRAH'S LIFECLASS, 9/7
by TV News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

In the season premiere of the Emmy award-winning series “Oprah's Lifeclass,” Oprah Winfrey and Steve Harvey have an eye-opening and inspirational conversation about the keys to success, airing Sunday, September 7 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. (more...)

THE TALL BOY Begins 9/24 at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Tandy Cronyn will star in THE TALL BOY, a play by Simon Bent based on the short story 'The Lost' by Kay Boyle. It is directed by Bruch Reed, based on original staging by David Hammond. It will be presented Sept. 24 and November 2 at Theatre Row as part of United Solo Theatre Festival (more...)

2014 EstroGenius Festival to Kick Off 10/2 in New York City; Tickets on Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Source announces the performance schedule for their 15th Annual EstroGenius Festival, a multimedia performance festival showcasing female voices from a variety of disciplines, running October 2-November 2 at Stage Left Studio (214 West 30th Street between 7th and 8th Avenue) and the 4th Street Theatre (83 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery). (more...)

New Children's Book GOLLYWOOD, HERE I COME! Has a Rare Hero
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

While video games, movies and sports are vying for children's attention, reading... and reading to them... is becoming a lost art. The new children's picture book, GOLLYWOOD, HERE I COME! is a true contender that makes reading an exciting option. It features the adventures of an ambitious turkey named Anamazie Marie LaBelle, in a vivid tale children ages five to eight are likely to gobble up. (more...)

BWW Blog: NYNW Theater Festival Finalist Advises 'Write What You Know'
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 2, 2014

When it comes to writing, there's a well-known adage that advises, 'write what you know.' Three years ago, I embraced that age-old wisdom and set out to write my first play. (more...)

Photo: First Look - Official Wedding Picture of Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt
by TV News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie exchanged vows over the weekend in an event planned by their six children. PEOPLE has shared the couple's first official wedding photo. (more...)

Breakthroughs in Biblical Research Revealed in New Book
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

'Science Proving Creationism' (ISBN: 9780961809850), by Professor Solomon Huriash, is the only book of its kind on the market that literally proves each and every verse of the Biblical story of creation is in sync with the teachings of modern science. A project like this has never been done before. (more...)

Robert Llewellyn, THE SHIPWRECKED HOUSE and More Set for Canada Water Culture Space, Autumn 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Canada Water Culture Space, the intimate theatre hidden amongst the books of Canada Water Library, will be full to the brim with a cracking programme of new ideas, theatre, comedy, music and shows for all the family. (more...)

Gainesville Fit Body Boot Camp Launches Grand Opening
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Gainsville, VA (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 (more...)

Nickelodeon's TV & Digital Channels to Go Dark for 11th Annual 'Worldwide Day of Play', 9/20
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Nickelodeon will empower kids to get up and get active when its TV channels, websites and app go off air and offline for its 11th Annual Worldwide Day of Play (more...)

BWW Reviews: Childsplay's CHARLOTTE'S WEB Is A Heartwarming and Uplifting Tribute to Fidelity
by Herbert Paine - Sep 15, 2014

Hats off to Childsplay for mastering the transfer from page to stage of E.B. White's classic Charlotte's Web and for casting an ensemble that renders authenticity and depth to this joyous and heartwarming paean to love, friendship, loyalty, and, yes, mortality. Anthony Runfola has directed a seamless production in which cast, set, lights, sound, and costume conspire to create a world that is evocative of innocence and possibility. (more...)

TCG Sets Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships 9th Round Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The William & Eva Fox Foundation and Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, have announced the ninth round of Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships recipients. The program is designed to support actors' professional and artistic development, to enrich relationships between actors and nonprofit theatres and to ensure continued professional commitment to live theatre. Funded by the Fox Foundation and administered by TCG, the fellowship is one of only a few programs of its kind for actors in the country. (more...)

Tony Nominee Keith Hermann to Debut Original Song at MPAC's Ribbon Cutting, 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Tony-nominated composer Keith Hermann (Romance/Romance) will debut an original song inspired by the Mayo Performing Arts Center's 20th Anniversary at the Theatre's ribbon cutting ceremony on September 29 at 7pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Opera Australia and John Frost's THE KING AND I
by Emma Cambey - Sep 15, 2014

Before Thursday's opening night, Opera Australia and John Frost's revival of the Rodger and Hammerstein classic musical The King and I was already a resounding success following positive reviews during it's run in Melbourne, impressive advanced ticket sales and a Helpmann Award for Best Musical. It was as a result of this hype that I entered the Opera House full of high expectations and ready, no, expecting to be entertained. I was not disappointed. (more...)

BWW Recap: Make Sure to 'Listen' in This Week's DOCTOR WHO
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 14, 2014

This week's episode of DOCTOR WHO, “Listen,” is my favorite episode from this season so far. There are so many surprising moments, and the storyline was interesting and relatable. So, if you want to know what's under the bed, keep reading, but if you're not looking for SPOILERS, then come back later! (more...)

PIECE OF MY HEART Headed to Broadway in Spring 2015?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2014

It looks like Broadway may have another jukebox musical opening next spring. According to, The Children of Bert Berns, songwriting contemporary of Carole King, Gerry Goffin, and many other '60s artists, are pushing to have, PIECE OF MY HEART: THE BERT BERNS STORY, the Off-Broadway bio musical about their father, taken to the Great White Way. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 9/13-9/14/2014
by - Sep 14, 2014

Hottest Articles on from this weekend Sunday, September 14, 2014 - Sunday, September 14, 2014. (more...)

Florida Rep Is On The Road Once More With The Children's Touring Theatre Series!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce the 2014-2015 Children's Touring Theatre Series is now open and accepting bookings for schools and venues throughout Southwest Florida. (more...)

Cash House Supports Ride to Conquer Cancer, Capital One Race for Kids, and Build Share Play in Early Summer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Carlo Demaria comments that “Cash House has already contributed to many events in the community and these are just some of many this year. We are committed to continue to provide high level of sponsorships to community organizations.” (more...)

Oink 2.0 App with Personalized Shopping Feature Launches for iOS Devices
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

The Oink app is available as a free download from the Apple App Store at: (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

The Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) has announced BOO! A MONSTER MUSICAL on Sunday, October 26th at 2:00 and 4:00 PM. (more...)

Iggy Azalea & Demi Lovato to Co-Headline Inaugural Vevo CERTIFIED SuperFanFest Concert Event
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Vevo, the world's leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform, announced today Iggy Azalea and Demi Lovato will co-headline its first-ever Vevo CERTIFIED SuperFanFest concert event presented by Honda Stage. (more...)

Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry to Present Fall Performance Series from September to December 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will host its first-ever Fall Puppet Performance Series on four Saturdays from September to December 2014, featuring outstanding works for puppet theater by professional puppeteers from the Northeast. There will be two showings of each production, at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., in the Ballard Institute Theater located at 1 Royce Circle in Storrs Center. Productions and dates include: (more...)

Big Brothers Big Sisters Announce Hopscotch Event to Attempt World Record
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The Columbia northwest chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) today announced a world record setting event scheduled for Saturday, September 13, 2014. Described as the World's BIGGEST Hopscotch, nearly a thousand participants will gather at the Rose Quarter Commons to set a new Guinness World Record for the world's biggest game of hopscotch. The community is invited to join in the record-setting activity, as well as to learn about the local program and support Big Brothers Big Sisters and The Children they serve in the region. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Steve Harvey Visits OPRAH'S LIFECLASS - Part Two
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Oprah Winfrey and Steve Harvey continue their conversation on the Emmy award-winning series “Oprah's Lifeclass” and this time, the audience asks Steve anything. The all new episode airs this Sunday, September 14 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Public Works' THE WINTER'S TALE Enchants at Delacorte
by Michael Dale - Sep 10, 2014

The phrase "community theatre" rarely inspires such vibrant dramatics and joyful pageantry as when the Public Theater's Public Works program takes the Delacorte stage. (more...)

RSC's MERCHANT OF VENICE, GAME World Premiere & CARMEN Reimagining Set for the Almeida's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

The Almeida Theatre has announced its new Winter-Spring 2014-15 season, featuring Rupert Goold's celebrated RSC production of THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, starring Ian McDiarmid as Shylock and Susannah Fielding reprising her role as Portia; Robert Icke directing Tobias Menzies in an intimate staging of Wallace Shawn's THE FEVER AT THE MAY FAIR HOTEL; the World Premiere of Mike Bartlett's play GAME, directed by Sacha Wares and designed by Miriam Buether in a radical reconfiguration of the theater; and Simon Stephens reimagining Bizet's CARMEN in the UK premiere of CARMEN DISRUPTION, helmed by Michael Longhurst. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Everyday Inferno Theatre Company's THE TURN OF THE SCREW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Everyday Inferno Theatre Company announced the full cast for their production of 'The Turn of the Screw,' adapted from Henry James by Jamie Wylie. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Theatre Memphis Nudges Us to Buy Halloween Candy Early with THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by Joseph Baker - Sep 1, 2014

There's Nothing Dead About Theatre Memphis' Ghoulishly Delightful Production of THE ADDAMS FAMILY (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Orlando Shakespeare Theatre Stages LES MISERABLES Flash Mob
by Stage Tube - Aug 31, 2014

To promote their upcoming production of LES MISERABLES, the Orlando Shakespeare Theatre recently held a flash mob at the Mall of Millenia. In this video, the actors converge from all corners of the mall as they sing the rousing, now iconic song, 'One Day More,' complete with the familiarly choreographed 'Les Mis walk' and of course a red flag. Check out the video below! (more...)

Kaleidoscope Theatre for Youth at the Summit Playhouse to Hold Auditions for THE HUNDRED DRESSES, Running 12/12-21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2014

Kaleidoscope Theatre for Youth at the Summit Playhouse has announced auditions for the NJ premiere of The Hundred Dresses. This new musical, based on The Children's book by Eleanor Estes, was written by playwright G. Riley Mills and composer Ralph Covert, both of whom are involved in this brand new production which will feature age appropriate actors in the youth roles and will expand the cast size to feature a small ensemble. (more...)

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