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BWW Reviews: Lit Moon Successfully Scales the Everest of THE CHERRY ORCHARD
by Maggie Yates - Sep 9, 2014

Lit Moon's production is an elegant rendition of The Cherry Orchard, a play that Blondell likened to climbing a directorial mountain. Lit Moon successfully scales the Everest of The Cherry Orchard and summits the peak having genuinely represented both the light and dark sides of Chekhov's comedy. (more...)

UPDATE: Joan Rivers Doctor Categorically Denies Performing Biopsy; Taking Selfie
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Today, a source close to Dr. Korovin tells CNN that she denies 'performing an unauthorized procedure' before Rivers suffered cardiac arrest, and 'categorically denies' taking a SELFIE while the comedian was under anesthesia at Manhattan's Yorkville Endoscopy clinic. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Bets Malone Talks NEXT TO NORMAL
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 19, 2014

Bets Malone talks about NEXT TO NORMAL, auditions, and whats on her performing bucket list. (more...)

The Canton Symphony Orchestra's MasterWorks Series Opens With AMERICAN MOSAIC, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

October 5, 2014 is opening night for the Canton Symphony Orchestra's (CSO) 2014-2015 MasterWorks Series. The concert, titled “American Mosaic”, features music by American composers John Corigliano, Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Howard Hanson and Dudley Buck. The night also marks the first time audience members will be able to access Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, where the performance will be held, through the Zimmermann Symphony Center entrance. The pre-concert lecture, free to all ticket concert ticket holders, begins at 6:30pm and the concert begins at 7:30pm. (more...)

REDCAT to Premiere MADAME FREEDOM in United States, 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

The Seoul-based video and performance collaborators Hyung Su Kim and Hyo Jin Kim, who awed audiences at the 2013 Edinburgh International Festival, will present the U.S. premiere of their immersive piece Madame Freedom at REDCAT, CalArt's Downtown Center for Contemporary Arts on October 2-5, 2014. (more...)

SCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL Asks Audiences to Tweet to Pick the Killer; Show Opens Tonight at NoHo Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Lexikat Artists and MB Artists in association with the multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE) are thrilled to announce that the world premiere musical, SCARY MUSICAL The Musical, book by Richard Hochberg, music and lyrics by Richard Hochberg and Michael Paternostro, musical direction by Brent Crayon, orchestrations by Kenny Seymour and directed and choreographed by James J. Mellon will let YOU choose the killer! With three different alternate endings, this is the first theatre production that asks you to TURN ON YOUR PHONES during the show to vote! (more...)

BEHIND THE SCENES: Trafalgar Studios handover from Martin Freeman's RICHARD III to Jane Horrocks in EAST IS EAST
by Adrian Bradley - Sep 19, 2014

Jamie Lloyd's Trafalgar Transformed seasons are not just about renovating the look of a theatre. Lloyd wants the transformation to reach the audience too and deliver high quality theatre to new audiences. Halfway through his second Trafalgar Transformed season, BWW:UK was behind the scenes as the baton was handed over from the critically acclaimed Richard III to the cast of East is East, starring Jane Horrocks. (more...)

Ang Lee to Direct Film Adaptation of BILLY LYNN'S LONG HALFTIME WALK
by Movies News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions and Film4 announced today that the three-time Oscar®-winner Ang Lee has chosen an adaptation of Ben Fountain's acclaimed novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk as his next film (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center to Host Screening of Wayne Wang's SOUL OF A BANQUET
by Movies News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced a special screening of Wayne Wang's Soul of a Banquet to be held at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center (144 West 65th Street) on Saturday, October 19 at 7:00PM. (more...)

Ang Lee to Helm Film Adaptation of BILLY LYNN'S LONG HALFTIME WALK
by Movies News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions and Film4 announced today that the three-time Oscar-winner Ang Lee has chosen an adaptation of Ben Fountain's acclaimed novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk as his next film, his first since winning the Academy Award for directing the groundbreaking Life of Pi. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Inside Look at SWEENEY TODD- Performing for Sondheim; Airs 9/26 on PBS
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2014

SWEENEY TODD airs on PBS stations on Friday, September 26, 2014, 9:00-11:30 p.m. ET. Audra McDonald serves as host. The acclaimed, sold-out production stars Terfel in the title role and Academy Award-winning actress Emma Thompson as Mrs. Lovett in her Philharmonic debut, New York stage debut, and first time performing the role. In the video below, the cast chats about the thrill of learning that Sondheim himself was in the crowd! (more...)

Dominion Entertainment Group to Stage BLACK NATIVITY, 12/4-21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Dominion Entertainment Group has announced the holiday musical, Black Nativity, A Holiday Gospel Celebration, directed by Robert John Connor, with music directed by Keith Wilson, and choreography by Dawn Axam. The Christmas story gets a soulful re-telling in this gospel musical that's fun for the whole family. Black Nativity is presented at Fulton County's Southwest Arts Center, December 4 - 21, 2014. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Jeffrey Coyle About Directing the Musical HELLO AGAIN
by Mark C. Lloyd - Sep 18, 2014

As the first production of American Repertory Theater of WNY's 2014-15 season about to kick-off with Michael John LaChiusa's musical HELLO AGAIN, Artie Award winning director, Jeffrey Coyle took time from a busy rehearsal schedule to answer a few questions about the production schedule to open on September 11th. (more...)

SIP: Attracting Academics and Entrepreneurs in Equal Measure
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Since the Suzhou Dushu Lake Science & Education Innovation District was set up in 2002, it has attracted a number of research and training institutes and 25 prestigious universities to this eastern corner of Suzhou among them the University of California, Los Angles (UCLA), Australia's Monash University and The National University of Singapore. (more...)

William Inge Center for the Arts Welcomes Karen Carpenter as New Interim Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Karen Carpenter, a producer, director and teacher, a theater-maker for more than 30 years, has been appointed the interim Artistic Director of the William Inge Center for the Arts and the 34th Annual William Inge Theatre Festival. The Inge Festival is the Official Theater Festival of the State of Kansas, hosted on the campus of Independence Community College, which houses the William Inge archives. (more...)

CULTUS DEORUM Exhibit to be Displayed at Saatchi Gallery, 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

London, UK – On 1 October, the Saatchi Gallery will open Cultus Deorum, an exhibition of works by nine contemporary artists, in the Prints & Originals Gallery. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Terrence McNally on CORPUS CHRISTI: PLAYING WITH REDEMPTION
by Larry Murray - Sep 17, 2014

Terrence McNally has both a hit play on Broadway and a new film documentary about a traveling group of actors performing CORPUS CHRISTIE: PLAYING WITH REDEMPTION soon to be released on DVD and via streaming. We ask the playwright some questions about what prompted him to write a play about religion with an LGBT subtext.. (more...)

Mutual of Omaha Announces Aha Moment Semi-Finalists for National Ad
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

OMAHA, NE - Mutual of Omaha, proud sponsor of life's aha moments(SM), has announced the 20 semi-finalists in its search for the insurance company's next commercial, which will begin airing nationally next spring. Focused on the inspiring, life-changing stories of everyday real people, Mutual of Omaha's Aha Moment campaign is built on an integrated platform that includes its widely popular annual Aha Moment Tour, comprehensive social media engagement and extensive local media coverage. (more...)

Teen Author Megan Rockey Releases New Book
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Vienna, Virginia (more...)

CBS to Air 2014 VICTORIA'S SECRET FASHION SHOW from London, 12/9
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

THE VICTORIA'S SECRET FASHION SHOW returns to the CBS Television Network on Tuesday, Dec. 9 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) when it crosses the pond to film in London for the first time. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Premiere MASS EXTINCTION: LIFE AT THE BRINK, 11/30
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

MASS EXTINCTION: LIFE AT THE BRINK, narrated by Jeffrey Wright, a new one-hour special premiering Sunday, November 30 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel, is produced by Tangled Bank Studios, the film and television unit of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). (more...)

New York Theatre Barn to Present Pre-Premiere of MARRYING ME and SEAWIFE, Sept 22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

On September 22nd, you have one chance to see a New York Theatre Barn (The Barn) exclusive Pre-Premiere* of the new musicals, MARRYING ME and SEAWIFE at the Daryl Roth Theatre's D-Lounge at 7:30 pm. MARRYING ME's book is by Mark Beau de Silva, with lyrics by EllaRose Chary and music by Onn San. SEAWIFE is created by New York City based indie-folk band The Lobbyists in collaboration with Seth Moore and director Liz Carlson. The Barn is the only 501(c)(3) non-profit theatre company whose sole mission is 'to give theatre a chance.' (more...)

Inspire Creative's SHREK Begins Tomorrow at PACE Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Inspire Creative, a performing arts company based in Colorado, announces their musical production of SHREK The Musical opening Thursday, September 18 at 7:30 p.m. and continues Friday, September 19 at 7:30 pm., Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 pm., and Sunday, September 21 at 2:00pm. Shows continue on Thursday, September 25 at 7:30 pm., Friday, September 26 at 7:30 pm., and Saturday, September 27 at 7:30 pm. SHREK the Musical will be presented at the PACE Center, located at 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker, CO 80138. (more...)

Anthelio Announces Appointment of Kevin A. Schulman, M.D., to Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

'I am excited to have Dr. Schulman join our board," said Asif Ahmad, CEO, Anthelio Healthcare Solutions. "His hands on experience in clinical research, informatics, and business management perfectly align with Anthelio's strategy of developing innovative solutions to address the complex clinical and business challenges facing the healthcare industry today," he concluded. (more...)

Neil Stuke Joins Dervla Kirwan in FRANKIE & JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE, Running Nov 6-Dec 6 at Chichester
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Neil Stuke joins the previously announced Dervla Kirwan at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester where they will play two cautious lovers whose tender and funny fledging romance unfolds over one memorable night in a New York apartment. FRANKIE & JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE by Terrence McNally will be directed by Paulette Randall and runs 6 November - 6 December 2014. (more...)

BWW Webseries THE RESIDUALS Announces Guests Sanz, Green, Torpey
by The Residuals - Sep 17, 2014

In the tradition of SUBMISSIONS ONLY, BroadwayWorld is proud to announce that Season 2 of the critically-acclaimed comedy webseries THE RESIDUALS will premiere exclusively on BWW in early 2015. THE RESIDUALS' team is now in pre-production for its second season, featuring guest stars Horatio Sanz (SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE), Jenna Leigh Green (SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH, Broadway's WICKED), and commercial acting legend Michael Torpey. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Inside Look at SWEENEY TODD with Bryn Terfel; Airs 9/26 on PBS
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2014

SWEENEY TODD airs on PBS stations on Friday, September 26, 2014, 9:00-11:30 p.m. ET. Audra McDonald serves as host. The acclaimed, sold-out production stars Terfel in the title role and Academy Award-winning actress Emma Thompson as Mrs. Lovett in her Philharmonic debut, New York stage debut, and first time performing the role. In the video below, Bryn Terfel describes the joys and challenges of performing the title role. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Stephen Schwartz and Diane Paulus Talk PIPPIN Tour
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2014

The national tour of Pippin launched in Denver this week, and host of 'In Focus' Eden Lane sat down for a one-on-one with composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz (GODSPELL, WICKED, Pippin, and more). Lane also met The Director and driving force behind this re-imagined Pippin, Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus. This episode also includes highlights with cast members Matthew James Thomas as Pippin, Lucie Arnaz as Berthe, Sasha Allen (a finalist on the 4th season on THE VOICE) as Leading Player, and Tony Award-winner John Rubinstein, who created the role of Pippin in the 1972 original Broadway production. Click below to watch the interviews! (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...)

Mainstream Renewable Power Signs Deal to Build and Operate Ghana's First Utility-scale Wind Farm
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

DUBLIN, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

American Humane Association Announces Star-Studded Lineup For 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards''
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ With just a few weeks to go until the fourth annual American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards, American Humane Association, the country's first national humane organization, is revealing the roster of talent to appear at the star-studded Hollywood event. Co-hosted by football legend Terry Bradshaw and actress and animal advocate Beth Stern, the gala event at the Beverly Hilton on Saturday September 27 will celebrate eight courageous canines, all vying for the coveted title of 2014 American Hero Dog. Pop vocal group Wilson Phillips will be the featured musical entertainment for the evening, performing several well-known hits from their catalogue. The show will be taped by Mersey Masala Productions for a nationwide broadcast on Hallmark Channel on October 30. The producers are Paul Flattery and Irene Crinita and The Director is Dennis Rosenblatt. (more...)

Two Industry Leaders Join RAMP Management Team to Support Company's Growth
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

BOSTON, MA - RAMP, the leading provider of next-generation video and search experiences for media, marketing and enterprises, today announced that it has hired two seasoned executives to join its management team. Both executives join RAMP at an important period of growth for the company. RAMP was recently named to the 2014 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America.  (more...)

BroadwayWorld Announces Partnership with Comedy Webseries THE RESIDUALS
by The Residuals - Sep 15, 2014

In the tradition of SUBMISSIONS ONLY, BroadwayWorld is proud to announce that Season 2 of the critically-acclaimed comedy webseries THE RESIDUALS will premiere exclusively on BWW in early 2015. THE RESIDUALS' team is now in pre-production for its second season, featuring guest stars Horatio Sanz (SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE), Jenna Leigh Green (SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH, Broadway's WICKED), and commercial acting legend Michael Torpey. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 9/15/2014
by - Sep 15, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 9/15/2014. (more...)

THE CURING ROOM Transfers to the Pleasance Islington, Oct 21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The Curing Room, David Ian Lee's powerful and provocative play, which caused a huge stir at the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Festival with brave and critically acclaimed performances from seven actors stripped bare on stage, will transfer to London this autumn with a three week run at the Pleasance Islington from 21 October - 9 November, with a press night on 22 October. (more...)

Health IT Forum to Frame Agenda for Federal Healthcare Community to Foster Technology Innovation
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The forum coincides with the formation of ACT-IAC's Federal Healthcare Working Group, a community of interest for ACT-IAC members who would like to expand their support for the federal healthcare community. The event will serve as a venue for introductions, dialogue, panels and workshops to facilitate the ongoing coordination essential to advancing the goals of Interoperability, Meaningful Use, Continuum of Care requirements, population health and other key objectives of the health information technology strategy. (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 9/17/2014 - 9/19/2014
by BWW - Sep 14, 2014

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 9/17/2014 - 9/19/2014! (more...)

BWW Interviews: Circle Bar B's Last Barnburner
by Maggie Yates - Sep 13, 2014

After 44 years, Circle Bar B dinner theatre will perform it's very last show, 'Boeing, Boeing,' at the ranch. (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse Presents THE MUSIC OF JAMES BOND Through 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Flat Rock Playhouse presents The Music of James Bond from September 11- 21 at The Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. Popular songs like 'Goldfinger,' 'Diamonds are Forever,' 'Skyfall,' and countless others will be featured in a night dedicated to the world's favorite spy. (more...)

Playwrights on Park to Present THIS LIVING HAND as First Reading, 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Pulitzer Prize nominated playwright Richard Vetere's play, This Living Hand, will be the first staged reading featured in Playwrights on Park, Playhouse on Park's new reading series. This inaugural series is an exciting opportunity for emerging and established playwrights to bring the earliest incarnations of their plays directly to the Playhouse on Park audience. It will serve as an immediate connection between the words (and world) of the play and the audience for which it is intended. The plays will receive a cast of professional actors and a director and will be presented as a staged reading for a public audience. After the reading, a moderated audience discussion with the actors, The Director, and most importantly, the playwright, will give both the Playhouse on Park and the playwright constructive feedback to further develop the playwright's vision for the play. (more...)

FRA's National Private Investment Fund Due Diligence Summit to Feature Two Decosimo Principals
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Decosimo, a Top 100 accounting and business advisory firm, will serve as the lead sponsor for the Private Investment Funds Due Diligence Summit to be held at the Princeton Club in New York City on September 22-23. Hosted by Financial Research Associates, the conference will be chaired by Decosimo's Domestic and International Principal Karl Jordan, CPA, CGMA. Decosimo Assurance Principal Marshall Harvey, CPA, CFE, will serve as one of the presenters at the conference which will bring together industry leaders in private equity and hedge funds to address the current and future trends in due diligence. The summit will explore a series of major topics including direct investing, management fees, post-investment due diligence and documentation. (more...)

ExitCertified Corporation Recognized by Red Hat with 2014 Director's Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

ExitCertified Corporation, a provider of certified IT training, announced today that it has been recognized for its achievements as a Red Hat Premier Training Partner. ExitCertified has been a Red Hat training partner for 8 years, delivering courses in Administration, Cloud, Developer, and JBoss Middleware. (more...)

Nation's 1st Community-Supported Public Television Station, WQED, Holding a "Family Reunion" October 18, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

WQED was the nation's first community-supported public television station. Since it went on the air in 1954, thousands of people have worked at WQED, the former WQEX, Classical WQED-FM or Pittsburgh Magazine. All alumni are invited to the first-ever "WQED Family Reunion" on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at WQED's studios from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Lincoln Center's Own SWEENEY TODD, Bryn Terfel, Takes on Opera v. Musical Argument
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2014

Is Stephen Sondheim's SWEENEY TODD an opera or a musical? Bass-baritone Bryn Terfel, who recently starred in Lincoln Center's production, gives his take in the video below, released in anticipation of the Live From Lincoln Center special. Check it out below! (more...)

Imelda Staunton to Lead Chicester Festival's GYPSY this Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Gypsy opens at Chichester this autumn with Imelda Staunton leading a stellar cast as the indomitable Mama Rose, widely acknowledged to be one of the greatest female musical roles. (more...)

Arnold L. Lehman Plans Retirement from Brooklyn Museum in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

September 10, 2014...Brooklyn, N.Y. Arnold L. Lehman, Shelby White and Leon Levy Director of the Brooklyn Museum, announced yesterday at the fall meeting of the Board of Trustees that he will retire in mid-2015. Lehman, who turned 70 in July, joined the Brooklyn Museum as Director in September 1997. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Town Players of Newtown Bring On the Laughs with THE ARTIFICIAL JUNGLE
by Cindy Cardozo - Sep 11, 2014

More than a lighthearted comedy, this silly and irreverent homage to classic film noir will leave you laughing in the aisles. (more...)

Camerimage Film Festival to Commemorate Late Jerzy Lipman
by Movies News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Camerimage, the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography, announced today that the late Polish cinematographer Jerzy Lipman will be celebrated at this year's Festival as part of the special “Remembering the Masters” series. (more...)

Illusion Theater to Present JEFFREY HATCHER'S HAMLET, 10/2-25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

JEFFREY HATCHER'S HAMLET, the latest piece by Minnesota's own acclaimed playwright, was originally seen in a workshop as part of the Illusion Theater's 2013 Fresh Ink series. Last winter, it hit the road for a successful tour throughout Minnesota. Now, the one-man show comes full circle, back at the Illusion for its premiere and first full-run staging from October 2-25 during the theater's 40th anniversary season. In Jeffrey Hatcher's Hamlet, the year is 1967. (more...)

The Hungarian Cultural Center New York Presents Modern Art Orchestra & Dave Liebman, 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Hungary's internationally renowned Modern Art Orchestra is joined by legendary saxophonist Dave Liebman for a special one-night engagement at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Symphony Space on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 7:00 p.m., sponsored by the Balassi Institute, Hungarian Cultural Center New York. (more...)

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