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Artistic Pioneers, Mavericks and Rebels Line Up for 'Where Are We Now?' as Part of Hull 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The first events and artistic collaborators for Where Are We Now?, a new festival presented by avant-garde art collective and provocateurs Neu! Reekie! as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017, have been announced today. The festival will take place from 2 until 4 June 2017 with the first events on sale now at www.hull2017.co.uk. (more...)

New Suspense Fiction THE FIXER is Released
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Katerina Mills, intrepid college student and professional 'fixer' is back in an all new adventure, The Fixer: The Killing Kind, just released in e-book and paperback formats. (more...)

Cireson Acquires Skylon Software Solutions to Bring Web Experience to Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager within the Cireson Portal
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

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WINTER RHYTHMS 2016 Launches This Week at Urban Stages with KT Sullivan
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Urban Stages has confirmed the line-up for this year's award-winning series, WINTER RHYTHMS 2016, which will begin tomorrow, Thursday, December 1, and will feature some of New York's best musical performances through Sunday, December 11, 2016 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th Street, just East of 8th Avenue). (more...)

14 Year Old Artist Showcases Anti-Violence Artwork at Art Basel Miami
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

MIAMI, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ 14 year old Charles Gitnick from Woodland Hills, CA is appearing at Spectrum in Art Basel Miami 2016 and using his unique artistic style to make a loud cry against gun violence. Visit his works on his website at www.charlesarts.com. (more...)

Kevin Dwares Shares LIVE TO THE MAX
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

'Live to the Max': a heart wrenching tale that tells the beautiful story of a beautiful soul and the lessons that he was put on the Earth to teach. 'Live to the Max' is the creation of published author Kevin Dwares, retired federal employee and world traveler. (more...)

ChinaCache International Holdings Ltd. Announces Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

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Photo Flash: She Loves Me - Musical at San Francisco Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Nominated for a total of six Tony Awards in 2016 and winner of the Drama Desk and Outer Critic Circle Awards for Outstanding Revival of a Musical, She Loves Me, based on the same romantic story as the popular film You've Got Mail, follows Amalia and George, two perfume shop clerks who don't quite see eye to eye. Constantly bumping heads while on the job, the sparring coworkers can't seem to find common ground. After they each respond to a 'lonely hearts advertisement' in the newspaper, they start to fall for their anonymous pen pals-but will love continue to blossom once their identities are finally revealed? (more...)

Society of Seven Brings the Spirit of Hawaii to the Suncoast Showroom
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Society of Seven will heat up the Suncoast Showroom with its signature aloha vibe and its versatile variety show Dec. 17-18. (more...)

Robbie Robertson and Seu Jorge Featured This Week on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Today (Monday, November 28) at 10:00 AM PST, one of the most beloved songwriters and guitarists of his time, Robbie Robertson will visit KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic to talk about the lasting influence of the iconic concert film 'The Last Waltz,' which was released 40 years ago. With songs like 'The Weight,' 'The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,' and 'Up on Cripple Creek,' he and his partners in The Band fashioned music that has endured for decades, influencing countless musicians. Robertson will also discuss the release of his autobiography 'Testimony,' in which he finally tells his own spellbinding story of the band that changed music history, his extraordinary personal journey, and his creative friendships with some of the greatest artists of the last half-century. Check out the interview live on KCRW.com. (more...)

WRITERS IN THE LOFT Presents Author Dava Sobel
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel comes to town on Wednesday, December 7 with her latest book, THE GLASS UNIVERSE: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars. Elegantly written and enriched by excerpts from letters, diaries, and memoirs, Sobel recounts the little-known true story of a group of women at the Harvard College Observatory whose remarkable contributions to the burgeoning field of astronomy forever changed our understanding of the stars and our place in the universe. (more...)

Photo Flash: Theatre503 and Sleeping Trees Present SCROOGE AND THE SEVEN DWARVES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

After the sell-out successes of Cinderella and the Beanstalk, award-winning Sleeping Trees return to Theatre503 with the world premiere of Scrooge and the Seven Dwarves - a glorious cocktail of everyone's favourite pantomimes, directed by highly acclaimed Simon Evans (The Dazzle, Bug, Silence of the Sea). (more...)

Online Auction of Classic Rock Photos by Mark Weiss to Benefit Light of Day Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The Light of Day Foundation is currently celebrating 17 years in its global battle against Parkinson's Disease and related illnesses "through the awesome power of music," with LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2017: The Beat Goes On. (more...)

BWW Review: Houston Ballet World Premiere of Stanton Welch's THE NUTCRACKER Is a World-Class Spectacle
by Gary Laird - Nov 27, 2016

As re-imagined by Artistic Director Stanton Welch, the holiday classic pulses with new life and over-the-top theatrics reminiscent of 19th century production at its peak, but brought into the 21st by cutting-edge technology. (more...)

BTG to Present Special Community, Sensory-Friendly Performance of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group presents a special community and sensory-friendly performance of A Christmas Carol on Sunday, December 18 at 5:30pm, at The Colonial Theatre. (more...)

Celebrity Chef Emeril Lagasse Dishes on His Favorite Songs for KCRW's GUEST DJ PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Emeril Lagasse, one of the most recognizable chefs in the world, joins host Eric J. Lawrence for the current installment of KCRW's Guest DJ Project. (more...)

BWW Interview: As BOHEME's Marcello at the Met, Baritone Massimo Cavalletti Is the Real Deal
by Richard Sasanow - Nov 23, 2016

When Massimo Cavelletti stepped on stage at the Met on November 16, it was a milestone: His 100th performance as Marcello, the baritone lead in LA BOHEME and part of the quartet at the opera's heart: There's Mimi, the seamstress, the sad soul who dies at the opera's end; Rodolfo, the heartthrob tenor, a poet, in love with her; Musetta, the spitfire who eats men for breakfast; and then there's Marcello, a painter, her lover—and, aah, the linchpin that holds it all together. (more...)

Randall Todd Paine Pens THE CORNER OF MY ROUND ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Randall Todd Paine, a history teacher from a long line of educators, has completed his new book 'The Corner of My Round Room': an entertaining glimpse into the unbelievable world of an educator and coach told in a series of true short stories. (more...)

Debby Boone Brings SWING THIS to the Suncoast Showroom
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

"You Light Up My Life" songstress and multi-talented entertainer Debby Boone will return to the Suncoast Showroom with "Swing This," her captivating new performance, on Dec. 9-10.   (more...)

Meshed Ndegeocello's 'CAN I GET A WITNESS?' to Make World Premiere at Harlem Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Harlem Stage will present the world premiere of Meshell Ndegeocello's Can I Get a Witness? The Gospel of James Baldwin, a new theatrical music and art work commissioned by Harlem Stage through its WaterWorks program, December 7-11. (more...)

The Kennedy Center in Association with The Public Theater Presents THE GABRIELS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

In association with The Public Theater in New York City, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the critically acclaimed new plays, The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family.  (more...)

Steal a Deal to Popular Travel Destinations this Black Friday with Hotels.com
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

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Catherine Charlebois and Jason Michael Evans to Lead Ogunquit Playhouse's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at The Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

The Music Hall and the Ogunquit Playhouse have announced the stars of the beloved Disney classic Beauty and the Beast, on stage at The Music Hall's Historic Theater in Portsmouth, November 30 - December 18. (more...)

A VERY VEGAS CHRISTMAS Brings Holiday Hits to the Suncoast Showroom this December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Multi-talented entertainer Brandon Bennett returns to the Suncoast Showroom to deliver holiday cheer with his special performance, "A Very Vegas Christmas," on Dec. 2-3. (more...)

Original Broadway Cast Member Louis Hobson to Star in Showtunes Theatre Company's LEAP OF FAITH
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Showtunes Theatre Company has announced their highly anticipaeted holiday concert musical LEAP OF FAITH. The talented cast of local musical theatre professionals will 'rise up' gospel-style for two performances at Benaroya Hall on December 3 at 8pm and December 4 at 2pm. Louis Hobson, who performed in the original Broadway cast, will star as Jonas. Matt Giles directs with Nathan Young working as the music director. (more...)

Firefly Launches Star Wars Rebel Smiles Sweepstakes to Celebrate the New Rey Lightsaber Toothbrush & Give Families a Chance to Win an Out-of-This-World Prize
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

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LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2017 to Feature Willie Nile, Chuck Prophet, Jeffrey Gaines, Ben Arnold, More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

With a goal of topping last year's record-breaking $525,000 raised in its ongoing battle against Parkinson's disease, LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2017: The Beat Goes On, presented by the Asbury Park Press, is kicking off in Montclair, NJ as LIGHT OF DAY NORTH JERSEY: Artists Up Close & Personal, an intimate concert event for the world-renowned Light of Day Foundation. The 10-day Light of Day Winterfest will bring over 150 music acts to 30 venues in three New Jersey cities, New York City, and Philadelphia, January 6-16, following holiday season tours of Europe and Canada. (more...)

INDECENT Director and More Set for New Yiddish Rep's GOD OF VENGEANCE Talk-Backs
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

New Yiddish Rep's highly anticipated revival of the controversial classic "God of Vengeance" will host two talk-backs of note that allow audiences to delve deeply into aspects of this groundbreaking play by Sholem Asch. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: TAILS OF BROADWAY- Beowulf Boritt Gets Hugs from Hermione
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Dec 8, 2016

In this edition, meet a pup whose name has appeared in many of her dad's Broadway designs- Beowulf Boritt's dog, Hermione! (more...)

Bag&Baggage Presents PARFUMERIE, The Play That Inspired SHE LOVES ME
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Hungarian play that inspired a trio of iconic films and a massive Broadway smash comes to Hillsboro for an Oregon premiere this holiday season. Bag&Baggage Productions, Hillsboro's resident professional theatre, presents Parfumerie, adapted by EP Dowdall from the Hungarian play Illatzzertar by Miklos Laszlo, now through December 23rd at The Venetian Theatre. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Complete for RAVENSCROFT at Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Morris Museum and Drew University are proud to announce the cast of their upcoming production of Ravenscroft. (more...)

Amore Opera Presents DIE FLEDERMAUS and HANSEL & GRETEL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Amore Opera opens its holiday season with Johann Strauss II's Die Fledermaus at its new home, the Theatre at St. Jean's on Manhattan's Upper East Side. This bubbly, musical tale of romantic intrigue and merry revenge will be presented in full production with full orchestra conducted by Douglas Martin, with stage direction by Amore Opera's Artistic Director Nathan Hull. Amore Opera's production of Die Fledermaus features several talented casts. (more...)

Anna-Mart van der Merwe stars in South African Premiere of Acclaimed Florian Zeller Play THE MOTHER at The Fugard
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

After a sell-out season of Florian Zeller's THE FATHER with Marius Weyers, Anna-Mart van der Merwe stars in the SA premiere of Zeller's companion piece THE MOTHER. (more...)

All You Will Want for Christmas is at Crown
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

This year at Crown Perth the Christmas celebrations are bigger and better than ever, with a host of new activities adding to Crown's already jam-packed festive calendar. (more...)

Theatre and Dance at Wayne to Present WINTERTIME at the Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Theatre and Dance at Wayne presents Charles Mee's diverse play Wintertime December 8-17, 2016 at The Studio Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: Bravura LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES at Center Stage: A Welcome Antidote to Seasonal Good Cheer
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Dec 6, 2016

With Les Liaisons Dangereuses, we have byzantine complexity and unreal psychology. Doesn't sound like the sort of thing that would keep readers and theatergoers keep coming back. Yet somehow, almost inexplicably, this slightly pornographic extravaganza of obscurity and nastiness continues to claim our attention. Never mind why; some things just are that way. (more...)

BMW Dallas Marathon Announces Partnership With IHOP for Finish Line Pancakes, 12/11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Today, organizers for the BMW Dallas Marathon announced a new partnership with IHOP® Restaurants where the iconic breakfast brand will bring its delicious, world-famous buttermilk pancakes to the finish line of the 2016 BMW Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon and Behringer Relay. (more...)

Amore Opera to Present HANSEL & GRETEL This December
by BroadwayWorld JR - Dec 6, 2016

Amore Opera will present HANSEL & GRETEL, Dec 27- Dec 30 at Theatre at St. Jean's, 184 East 76th Street, New York, NY 10021. (more...)

Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series Announces New 2017 Heavy Medals
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

2017 is around The Corner and with it comes the opportunity to earn more bling for your miles when you enroll for Heavy Medals! Earn the all new, shiny 2017 Heavy Medals by enrolling today. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for HERE LIES LOVE Next Spring at Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Single tickets are now on sale for Seattle Rep's highly anticipated production of David Byrne (Talking Heads) and Fatboy Slim's epic HERE LIES LOVE, running April 7-May 28, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Peter Van Norden in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Rubicon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Last season's critically acclaimed, World Premiere hit Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL returns to Rubicon Theatre Company this holiday season with Broadway, TV and film veterans Peter Van Norden (RTC's Copenhagen) and Joe Spano ('NCIS,' RTC's Bucky) reprising their roles in this innovative retelling of the classic. Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL opens in Ventura on Saturday, December 10, followed by an after-party at Rhumb Line Restaurant. The show is currently in previews for a run through December 24, and BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek below! (more...)

BWW Review: Ballet Meets '70s Disco Pop
by Robert Encila - Dec 5, 2016

It's no fluke that Ballet Philippines' 47th season is titled 'Wings.' In its latest display of creativity, the company dazzles with a unique production and exhibits the intrepid capacity for flight away from convention. (more...)

OBERON Announces December - January Programming Featuring Sound Society, I.D. Festival, and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

OBERON, the American Repertory Theater's (A.R.T.) second stage and club theater venue on the fringe of Harvard Square, announces events to be presented at OBERON during December and January - including OBERON Presents, Visiting Artists, and Usual Suspects. (more...)

(mostly)musicals Celebrates With (mostly) HOLIDAY in a New Location at Bar Fedora
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Following eight exciting editions at the E Spot Lounge, (mostly)musicals takes a detour downtown for their first show in the beautiful, intimate Bar Fedora at Au Lac! "We are so excited to be doing a holiday show again, our last was in 2014. (more...)

Fly Away Balloon Theatre Presents THE WEDDING WARRIOR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Fresh off its critically acclaimed runs at FringeNYC and The Chicago Fringe, The Wedding Warrior is back in The Big Apple at The Legendary Duplex for two special LOVE-FILLED performances, Dec. 4th & 7th!  (more...)

Birmingham Hippodrome Announces 12 Days of Christmas Challenge
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

With panto season just around The Corner, Birmingham Hippodrome has today announced details of a new fundraising campaign which aims to raise over £12,000 to help support its growing programme of Relaxed Performances for audiences with special access needs and complex learning disabilities in 2017. (more...)

Tickets for FINDING NEVERLAND on Sale This Month in New Orleans
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The New Orleans Theatre Association has announced individual tickets for FINDING NEVERLAND go on sale to the public Friday, Dec. 9, at 10 a.m. (more...)

BWW Review: 3C is an Interesting, Unforgettable Play at The Ringwald
by Katie Laban - Dec 1, 2016

3C is an interesting piece of theatre taking the much-loved sitcom of Three's Company to the extreme with the highs and lows of the life of Brad, Connie, and Linda. The Ringwald is the first theatre in Michigan to present play by David Adjmi that will shock the audience, make them laugh, and creep them out just a little a bit. (more...)

TimeLine Theatre Sets Cast for Chicago Debut of Complicite's A DISAPPEARING NUMBER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

TimeLine Theatre Company continues its 20th Anniversary season with a daring new production of A DISAPPEARING NUMBER, the exquisite 2007 play by Complicite about love, math and how the past and future connect. Winner of the 2007 Critics' Circle Theatre, Evening Standard, and Laurence Olivier awards for Best New Play, it was originally conceived and directed by Simon McBurney and devised by the original company. TimeLine's new production of A DISAPPEARING NUMBER will be directed by Associate Artistic Director Nick Bowling. (more...)

David M. Lutken to Play Title Role in 'WOODY SEZ' at Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The internationally acclaimed tale, Woody Sez: The Life & Music of Woody Guthrie, is coming to Seattle Repertory Theatre. This musical portrait, featuring Woody's stirring ballads and joyous anthems, celebrates the colorful life and rich musical legacy of America's great folk troubadour. Woody Sez: The Life & Music of Woody Guthrie will run January 6- 29, 2017 (opening night is January 11, 2017) in the Bagley Wright Theatre. (more...)

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