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Lyric Stage Continues 24th Season with OF THEE I SING!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Lyric Stage continues its 24th season with George and Ira Gershwin, George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind's Pulitzer Prize winning political satire musical OF THEE I SING in concert November 3-6, 2016. (more...)

Nina Simone's Historic Philips Years Celebrated with Vinyl Remasters of Seven Classic Albums
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

 From 1964 to 1967, the extraordinary Nina Simone released seven albums on PhilipsRecords, further establishing her peerless artistic expression and singular voice. During this exceptional purple patch, she recorded some of her best and most important work of her career, much of it fuelled by the Civil Rights Movement and the turmoil of 1960s America. In conjunction with their 60(th) anniversary this year, Verve is celebrating the genius of Simone, the supernaturally gifted singer, pianist and prolific songwriter, and her incredible mid-'60s run with the release of her entire Philips catalog on vinyl. (more...)

SOUND BITES 4.0 the Fourth Annual 10-Minute Musical Theatre Festival is Extending Submissions Deadline to November 1st
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Theatre Now New York has announced it is extending its online submissions for SOUND BITES 4.0, a 10-minute musical theatre festival and benefit, now through Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at Midnight. The festival offers composers, lyricists, and librettists the opportunity to showcase their work in front of theatre-goers and industry professionals.  (more...)

Christian Slater, Tori Spelling, Dean McDermott Join Dallas Fan Days
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Dallas Fan Days - one of the best comics, sci-fi, horror, anime and gaming events in Texas - just announced the addition of three new celebrity guests to this year's fall lineup. Dallas Fan Days is set to return Oct. 14-16, 2016, at the Irving Convention Center. Christian Slater, Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott will join a multitude of guests ranging from Star Trek: The Next Generation characters to Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D stars. (more...)

Houston Symphony Previews November 2016 Programming
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The Houston Symphony's November programming features a piano-packed lineup as pianists Daniil Trifonov, Tony DeSare and Jeffrey Kahane appear with the orchestra. Additionally, thousands of 4th and 5th grade Houston-area students will make the journey to Jones Hall for special student concerts. (more...)

BWW Preview: THE ART OF IMPROVISATION from Saturday Acting Club Yogyakarta, with Audience Participation
by Yuliani Supandji - Sep 30, 2016

Saturday Acting Club Yogyakarta proudly present their latest work entitled THE ART OF IMPROVISATION, a theater based on improvisation for all the supporting elements. (more...)

SINBAD THE SAILOR Pantomime to Play Theatre Royal Stratford East This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East, Kerry Michael today announces the cast for the company's annual pantomime -  Sinbad the Sailor by Paul Sirett. (more...)

Civicom Launches New Corporate Website, Features New Services
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

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Nano Dimension Ltd Closes $12M Public Offering of American Depositary Shares
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

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FX Greenlights New Drama Series SNOWFALL
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

FX has ordered The First season of SNOWFALL, a drama series inspired by the early days of the crack cocaine epidemic in Los Angeles in the early 1980s, it was announced today by Eric Schrier and Nick Grad, Presidents of Original Programming for FX Networks and FX Productions. (more...)

Olivia Williams & Harry Lloyd Sign On to Starz Spy Thriller COUNTERPART
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Starz announced today that Olivia Williams (The Sixth Sense, Hyde Park on Hudson, 'Manhattan') and Harry Lloyd (The Theory of Everything, Jane Eyre, 'Manhattan') will star opposite Oscar(R) winner JK Simmons (Whiplash, The Accountant, Juno) in the espionage thriller with a metaphysical twist, COUNTERPART (more...)

Ridge Recap: The Original Cast of FALSETTOS Talks Lapine, Finn, and How They Almost Didn't Make It to Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 30, 2016

When Falsettos first premiered on Broadway in 1992, the show gained instant status as a game changer. With William Finn's brave new style of musical theatre composition and in placing the lives of queer characters at the forefront of its storytelling, the show has become a cultural landmark and a blueprint for the array of modern musical theatre that followed in its wake. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING to Bring the Pride to the Van Wezel for 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Mary Bensel, Executive Director of the Van Wezel, has announced the Sarasota premiere of Disney's The Lion King at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall during the 2018/19 season. Performance dates and times will be announced at a later time. (more...)

DIY Network to Premiere New Series RESTORING CHARLESTON, 10/5
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Licensed contractor Trent Fasnacht is a passionate restoration expert who restores abandoned and condemned homes to their original South Carolina charm in DIY Network's newest series, RESTORING CHARLESTON. (more...)

Nation Building with HAMILTON's David Korins
by Misha Davenport - Sep 30, 2016

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Orson Welles' First Play to Premiere at White Bear Theatre This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The White Bear Theatre, recently reopened following a £1.3m redevelopment, presents Brice Stratford's professional world premiere production of Orson Welles first play, Bright Lucifer - The First in the White Bear's Lost Classics Project, running November 8th - December 3rd 2016, White Bear Theatre. Press night: November 10th, 2016, 7.30pm. (more...)

Welcome 2017 with SALUTE TO VIENNA NEW YEAR'S CONCERT at Kimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

???????Celebrate and welcome 2017 with Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert, at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Musicians Reject Proposal from PSI Management, Initiate Strike
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Today, the American Federation of Musicians, Local 60-471 negotiating committee representing musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO), rejected the last, best and final offer from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Inc. (PSI) for a three-year contract. (more...)

Paddy Glynn and Geoffrey Aymer to Star in DRIVING MISS DAISY at Canal Cafe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Casting is announced for The First production in the year-long collaboration between the award-winning Canal Cafe Theatre and Russell Lucas, America: Past. Present. Future, a celebration of American theatre kicking off with Alfred Uhry's classic work Driving Miss Daisy. (more...)

Greenwich Theatre Sells Out First Show in New Studio Space
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Greenwich Theatre boss James Haddrell is feeling like two men following the sell-out success of The First ever show at the theatre's new studio space. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look at THE BOYS IN THE BAND UK Tour
by Roy Tan - Sep 30, 2016

The First class revival of Mart Crowley's ground-breaking play, THE BOYS IN THE BAND, opens at Park Theatre in London this autumn, then tours to The Lowry, Theatre Royal Brighton and West Yorkshire Playhouse. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Sparkcentral Extends Customer Engagement Platform Ushering in New Era of Social and Mobile Customer Care
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

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Scoop: TODAY 10/3 - 10/14 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Sep 30, 2016

Get all the scoop on TODAY 10/3 - 10/14, airing on NBC (more...)

True Colors Theatre to Host PROOF Talk on Mental Health Stigma in African American Community
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

n's True Colors Theatre presents The First community conversation of its 2016-2017 season on combating the mental health stigma in the African American Community. The conversation reflects on themes in True Colors' season opening production, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning drama "Proof," a play about mental illness and the family bond.  (more...)

Gordon Ramsay's THE F WORD to Air LIVE in 2017 on FOX
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

FOX has ordered THE F WORD, a bold new food variety show from award-winning chef and series host Gordon Ramsay. Based on his hit U.K. series of the same name, each distinctive and fast-paced hour will combine good food and good cooking with Ramsay's passion, energy and humor into a one-of-a-kind LIVE series. THE F WORD is scheduled to premiere in 2017 on FOX. (more...)

Young Artists Promote Inclusion at Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

An arts collective determined to make art more accessible and inclusive have unveiled two new exhibitions as part of Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival. (more...)

The Livesays to Release New Album HOLD ON... LIFE IS CALLING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Singer/songwriter/guitarist Billy Livesay and his band The Livesays will be releasing their new album 'Hold On... Life Is Calling' on October 3, 2016! (more...)

Ferry Corsten and Cosmic Gate Team Up on 'Event Horizon'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Ferry Corsten is back with another future classic, this time in tandem with Cosmic Gate. 'Event Horizon' is The First collaboration between Ferry Corsten and Cosmic Gate - a highly anticipated group effort following years of remixing each other's work. (more...)

Toronto Comedian Danish Anwar to Launch New Comedy Series YOUR HOOD'S A JOKE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Toronto Comedy All Stars founder and performer Danish Anwar joins Toronto based Eggplant Picture and Sound and Timshel Pictures to launch the pilot of new live-to-tape comedy series, 'Your Hood's a Joke' - filmed in 360 VR as well as Traditional Broadcast and Digital production style. (more...)

Sanitation Districts Recognized As Utility Of The Future Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

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FLESH & SPIRIT with Broadway Stars & More Make 2016 New York New Works Theatre Festival Finals
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

 The third annual New York New Work Theatre Festival at the Times Square Arts Centre (300 West 43rd Street) announced today the 2016 finalists including Flesh & Spirit, Most Likely To, Palin Live, Trashman's Dilemma, World Without End and The Love Junkie. Each show will be presented at the Gala, October 5th at 7:00 PM when the winner of the Festival will be selected. (more...)

All-New VPX Backplane from Elma Supports C4ISR/EW Modular Open Suite of Standards (CMOSS)
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

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OTHELLO Kicks off 16-17 Season for Vanderbilt University Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 30, 2016

Melding Italian Renaissance elements with contemporary street art to signify a 'clash of cultures,' Vanderbilt University Theatre's production of Othello, one of Shakespeare's most powerful dramas and The First VUT production of the 2016-17 season, opens tonight at Neely Auditorium on the Nashville campus. (more...)

Comedian Brian Regan to Headline Wharton Center Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Comedian Brian Regan will perform at Wharton Center on Thursday, April 6, in the Cobb Great Hall as part of his Spring 2017 tour. (more...)

ITYALA LA MAWELE to Return to Artscape Theatre This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Artscape Theatre is set to present the much awaited return of Ityala la Mawele from 11 - 22 October 2016 at Artscape Theatre. (more...)

SCAD Announces Line-Up For 2016 Savannah Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

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The Joyce Theater Foundation In Association with New York Live Arts Presents Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is thrilled to present one of the most innovative and powerful forces in the modern dance world, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, for an extended two-week engagement from October 25-November 6. The season will include the New York premieres of the poignant Analogy/Dora: Tramontane and dynamic Analogy/Lance: Pretty aka The Escape Artist, parts one and two of the company's latest work,Analogy Trilogy. Tickets, ranging in price from $51-$91, can be purchased at www.Joyce.org, or by calling Joyce Charge at 212-242-0800. Please note: ticket prices are subject to change. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street. For more information, please visitwww.Joyce.org. (more...)

Nina Simone's Historic Philips Years Celebrated with Vinyl Remasters of Seven Classic Albums Including Nina Simone in Concert, Wild is the Wind, High Priestess of Soul
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

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THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES: DREAM ON Original Cast Album Hits Spotify, iTunes
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Stages Repertory Theatre has announced the release of the Original Cast Album of The Marvelous Wonderettes: Dream On, featuring the original Houston cast. (more...)

The Dallas Opera Presents Tchaikovsky's ONEGIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Celebrating its 60th Year, the grand passions and lush melodies of Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky's EUGENE ONEGIN open The Dallas Opera's exciting 2016-2017 Season. The Linda and Mitch Hart Season Opening Night Performance features an international all-star cast in this bittersweet story about love, pride and, ultimately, regrets. (more...)

Cheval Bethesda Now Open for Sales
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

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THE MEETING* to Celebrate New Comedy Album THE GAY AGENDA at OASIS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will return to OASIS (298 Eleventh Street, San Francisco CA) for a fifth appearance on Saturday, November 5 at 7:00 PM.  (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Jon Robin Baitz's VICUNA World Premiere at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The cast is set and rehearsals are underway for the world premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's 'Vicuña,' with previews beginning October 23 and opening set for October 30, 2016, at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre. Directed by Robert Egan, 'Vicuña' plays through November 20. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

AZ Opera's Rusalka Presents Magical Version of LITTLE MERMAID
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Dark forests, woodland sprites and an evil witch, 'Jezibaba' come to the Arizona Opera stage as the company presents its first ever production of Dvo?ak's Rusalka.  The story follows the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairytale 'Little Mermaid' with dramatic flair as the mermaid Rusalka seeks to be part of the human world.  This new production will be set in the Habsburg Empire of the 1800s and features the show-stopping aria, 'Song to the Moon'.  Rusalka is sung in Czech with English supertitles. (more...)

MAD Presents Annual Visionaries! Awards at MAD Ball Celebrating its 60th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

On Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at Pier 60, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) will hold its annual gala celebrating outstanding individuals in the arts and design fields. For 20 years, the MAD Ball has recognized visionaries in the worlds of business, arts, philanthropy, and creativity, reflecting MAD's mission to celebrate innovation and excellence across all creative disciplines. This year's Visionaries! Awards will honor design advocate, patron, and longtime MAD Trustee Charles S. Cohen; the late architect Zaha Hadid; Italian design innovator MISSONI; and conceptual artist Yinka Shonibare. Hosted by Simon Doonan, the 2016 event will bring together 500 guests, including art patrons, artists, designers, and noted corporate and civic leaders, and will introduce the Museum's new Nanette L. Laitman Director, Jorge Daniel Veneciano. (more...)

American Dance Guild Festival to Honor Jean Erdman at 92Y This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The American Dance Guild Fall Performance Festival will return October 14-16 to the 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center, 1395 Lexington Avenue, NYC, in a weekend tribute to legendary modern dancer, choreographer and avant-garde theater director Jean Erdman in honor of her centenary. (more...)

Photo Flash: Iggy Azalea Hosts Longines Masters of LA Gala with Kaley Cuoco and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The Long Beach Convention Center opened its doors for the start of the 2016 Longines Masters of Los Angeles today, one of the most prestigious equestrian events in the world that brings together the top riders for four days of competition. As the elite-level riders and horses kicked off season two of the Longines Masters Series, guests were treated to adrenaline-charged competition, live entertainment, and a marvelous Opening Gala. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

BWW Review: There's No Excuse Not to See Obsidian Theater's THE MOTHERF*#CKER WITH THE HAT
by Natalie de la Garza - Sep 30, 2016

There's no doubt that Obsidian Theater's THE MOTHERF*#CKER WITH THE HAT wins the award for most attention-grabbing title of the season, but does James Belcher's production live up to the promise of that title? Is it as honest and unapologetically in-your-face as that title would have you believe? Why yes, it is. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Line Theatre Presents CELEBRATION
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

New Line Theatre, "the bad boy of musical theatre," opens its 26th season of adult, alternative musical theatre with the world premiere of a new revised version of the wild, 1969 adult jazz-rock musical CELEBRATION, by the creators of The Fantasticks, runningSept. 29-Oct. 22, in the company's new home, the Marcelle Theater, the new blackbox theatre in Grand Center, St. Louis' arts district. (more...)

U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for October 1: Home Making
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016

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