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'How to Train Your Dragon 2' Arrives on DVD 11/11
by Danielle DeSisto - Aug 29, 2014

Soaring past the $500 million mark at the global box office, DreamWorks Animation's HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 is not only one of the best reviewed films of the year, but also 2014's highest grossing animated film to-date and one of the top ten grossing films of the year in any genre. (more...)

VIDEO: Cast Discusses HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2
by Movies News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

In this exclusive USA Today video, the cast of HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 talks about their characters and the creation of the film. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-0 on CBS - Friday, September 26, 2014
by TV Scoop - Aug 28, 2014

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-0, airing on CBS on Friday, September 26, 2014! (more...)

LADY OF THE ISLAND is Released
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Spokane, WA (more...)

STAGE TUBE: MAMMA MIA! Cast Gets Soaked for ALS
by Stage Tube - Aug 27, 2014

The company of Broadway's Mamma Mia just accepted an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from the Pippin National Tour, and in return challenged the West End and the National Tour productions of Mamma Mia! the cast Kinky Boots Broadway, and even Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan. Check out their video below! (more...)

Alex Breaux and Madeline Weinstein Join Roundabout's THE REAL THING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced additional casting for The Real Thing, starring Ewan McGregor as 'Henry,' Maggie Gyllenhaal as 'Annie,' Cynthia Nixon as 'Charlotte' and Josh Hamilton as 'Max.' Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play The Real Thing, directed by Sam Gold begins preview performances on Thursday, October 2, 2014 and opens officially on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42ndStreet). This is a limited engagement. The cast also includes Alex Breaux as 'Brodie' and Madeline Weinstein as 'Debbie.' Final casting to be announced. (more...)

WAPA America, the cable network destination for Puerto Ricans and Caribbean Hispanics in the U.S., Becomes Nielsen-Rated
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

WAPA America has reached an agreement with Nielsen, the global information and measurement company, to become a nationally-rated cable network. WAPA America is the cable arm of WAPA-TV, Puerto Rico's leading broadcaster. WAPA America will be reported in Nielsen's national data beginning as of August 2014, to be available on September 28. (more...)

The Year's #1 Movie in the World, TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION, Arrives on Blu-ray
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

From director Michael Bay and executive producer Steven Spielberg and in association with Hasbro, Inc., Paramount Pictures' $1 billion worldwide blockbuster Transformers: Age of Extinction makes its highly-anticipated debut September 30, 2014 on Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, DVD and VOD. The film will be available to own two weeks earlier on Digital HD September 16, 2014. (more...)

VIDEO: Showtime Debuts New Teaser, Key Art for THE AFFAIR
by TV News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Today, SHOWTIME debuted the poster for its provocative new drama series THE AFFAIR, which premieres on Sunday, October 12th at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The highly-anticipated series stars Golden Globe® nominees Dominic West (The Wire) and Ruth Wilson (Luther), as well as Emmy® nominee Maura Tierney (ER) and SAG Award® nominee Joshua Jackson (Fringe). Currently in production on ten episodes in and around Long Island, New York, THE AFFAIR is the exploration of two marriages and the emotional and psychological effects of the affair that disrupts them. Check out a new teaser, in addition to the key art, below! (more...)

Multimillion Dollar Island Residence off the Coast of Southern California to be Sold by Beverly Hills Based Luxury Real Estate Team
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Dustin Cumming and his partners Monty Beisel and Camille Anderson of Cumming, Beisel and Partners of Hilton & Hyland Real Estate bring to market the exclusive offering of 611 Coronado Avenue, Coronado for $3,600,000. (more...)

GSN Games Deals Out New Mobile App 'Solitaire TriPeaks by GSN Games'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - GSN Games, a leading provider of casual games and entertainment, today announced the launch of Solitaire TriPeaks by GSN Games on mobile smartphones and tablets worldwide. Newly available for iOS players, Solitaire TriPeaks by GSN Games has already ranked as the #1 free iPhone game and the #1 card game on Google Play. This new free-to-play mobile game delights players with tropical destinations, powerful boosts and social gameplay throughout captivating island levels. (more...)

Vince Camuto Selects the Island Pacific SmartSuite Solution
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

GREENWICH, Conn., Aug. 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Island Pacific, a division of 3Q Holdings Limited, and a leading provider of global software solutions and services to the retail industry, announced it has signed a major deal with the Camuto Group for its lifestyle brand, Vince Camuto®, for the deployment of its Island Pacific SmartSuite solutions in all Vince Camuto® retail stores. (more...)

Seanachai Theatre Changes Name to Irish Theatre of Chicago; 20th Anniversary Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Seanachai Theatre Company is pleased to celebrate its 20th anniversary season with an official name change to Irish Theatre of Chicago. The 2014-15 Season will include Conor McPherson's haunting drama SHINING CITY directed by ensemble member Jeff Christian and the world premiere drama THE WHITE ROAD by founding ensemble member Karen Tarjan, directed by ensemble member Robert Kauzlaric. (more...)

Cache's Fall Collection is All About the Trends
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

As vacationers return from their summer frolics, they are inundated by messaging about the upcoming fall season's fashion trends like the ocean waters rushing in during high-tide. (more...)

The Ruckus Welcomes New Leaders, Sets 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Following a successful fifth season with productions at The Side Project Theatre and Collaboraction, The Ruckus Theater is proud to announce its sixth season in Chicago, as well as the appointment of a new Artistic Director and Executive Director. Outgoing Artistic Director Allison Shoemaker, who will now serve as the company's Director of Marketing and Publicity, and incoming Artistic Director Derek Van Barham release today a season of two plays, each investigating the impact of cataclysm on a community. In addition to announcing Barham's appointment, the company also proudly announces the appointment of Catherine Bullard as Executive Director. (more...)

Caché Unveils Fall 2014 Collection
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

As vacationers return from their summer frolics, they are inundated by messaging about the upcoming fall season's fashion trends like the ocean waters rushing in during high-tide. (more...)

Bruno Latour and Company to Tackle Climate Change in GAIA GLOBAL CIRCUS at The Kitchen This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

The Kitchen and the Brown Institute for Media Innovation at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism are pleased to present the U.S. premiere of Gaia Global Circus, a one-of-a-kind theatrical experiment that explores society's ambivalence toward mankind's greatest threat: global warming. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Signature Theatre's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Helps Children and Art
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2014

Signature Theatre presents Sunday in the Park with George, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning musical, directed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner(Signature's Dreamgirls, The Threepenny Opera). Running in the MAX Theatre August 15 - September 21, the Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine classic is the first production of Signature Theatre's 25th Anniversary. During their 2014 Summer Art Camp, Signature Theatre stopped by the classrooms to talk with the campers about the meaning of art as they gear up to celebrate their 30th anniversary of SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE. Check out the video below! (more...)

New Historical Novel Series On An Old Legend is Revealed
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Lake County, California (more...)

7th Annual Governors Island Art Fair to Kick Off 9/6; Runs Weekends in September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

4heads presents the Seventh Annual Governors Island Art Fair - 100 rooms of paintings, photography, sculpture, installation, video and sound art exhibited in abandoned military barracks on New York Harbor's historic Governors Island. Launching the fall New York gallery season, the Art Fair is free and open to the public Saturdays and Sundays 6 - 28 September and is easily accessible by regular ferries from downtown Manhattan and the Brooklyn waterfront. (more...)

Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Tuesday, September 9, 2014
by TV Scoop - Aug 21, 2014

Get all the scoop on ARROW, airing on THE CW on Tuesday, September 9, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-0 on CBS - Friday, September 12, 2014
by TV Scoop - Aug 21, 2014

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-0, airing on CBS on Friday, September 12, 2014! (more...)

IN THE HEIGHTS, THE DUCHESS OF MALFI and More Set for The Theatre School at DePaul University's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

The Theatre School at DePaul University has announced the 2014-15 season -- featuring two world premieres, reimagined classics, contemporary pieces, and engaging entertainment for the whole family. (more...)

The Biggest Loser Resort Continues Brand Expansion By Announcing Two New Locations
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ With the continued success of two existing locations in Malibu, CA and Niagara, NY, The Biggest Loser Resort announces the openings of two new state-of-the-art locations this fall. The Biggest Loser Resort Chicago will open September 6 in the Hilton Indian Lakes Resort & Spa in Chicago, IL and The Biggest Loser Resort at The Villas of Amelia Island Plantation will open October 18 in Jacksonville, FL. (more...)

Frankie Valli to Guest on New Season of HAWAII FIVE-O
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Four Seasons frontman Frankie Valli is set to guest star in the upcoming fifth season of CBS's HAWAII FIVE-O. (more...)

Clive Davis, Patti LuPone, Billy Joel Band and More to Be Inducted into The Long Island Music Hall of Fame This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame (LIMHoF) is proud to announce its 2014, and fifth Class of Honorees, to be inducted at its star-studded red carpet Award Ceremony and Fundraising Gala on Thursday, October 23, 2014, at The Paramount in Huntington, NY. (more...)

Bainbridge Performing Arts Celebrates the Life and Talent of Bob McAllister
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Bainbridge Performing Arts is deeply saddened by the loss of former actor, poet, instructor, mentor, and dear friend, Bob McAllister. Bob's BPA career included appearances in Twelve Angry Men and Noises Off, and his poetry was exhibited in the BPA Gallery. He also appeared in the Indie film Jurisdiction, playing Tommy Tongue, the anti-hero psychopath. Bob had an abiding love of theatre, and he had an unshakeable commitment to the community of artists he mentored, loved, and collaborated with at Bainbridge Performing Arts and The Island's entire theatre community. (more...)

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua Reintroduces Island Paradise and Island Paradise Luxury Room Packages for Fall With Complimentary Wellness Delights
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua recently unveiled exciting updates to two of its most popular room packages, Island Paradise and Island Paradise Luxury. Both packages now feature a complimentary fifth night with the choice of daily breakfast (Island Paradise) or a hotel credit (Island Paradise Luxury). The new packages offer more flexibility for guests to make a fall vacation to remember. "Fall is such a beautiful and special time in Maui, especially as the Humpback Whales begin their seasonal migration back to The Island," said Jay Heidenreich, Director of Sales & Marketing for The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua. "We wanted to expand our room package offerings around the fall season so our guests can experience Maui in a new way than they may have in the past." (more...)

BWW Reviews: SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE At Signature Theatre - They Connect the Dots!
by Charles Shubow - Aug 20, 2014

Director Matthew Gardner works wonders with Sondheim musical. (more...)

LORD OF THE FLIES to Open Bayou City Theatrics' 'Page-to-Stage' Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

LORD OF THE FLIES, William Golding's classic novel, comes to the stage this September courtesy of Bayou City Theatrics. An all female cast gives a whole new perspective on the savagery of man, proving that animal instinct lives in the hearts of us all. Using beautiful imagery and an original score, this production brings the stunning detail of the novel to life. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Island' Episode of CBS's UNFORGETTABLE
by - Aug 20, 2014

On the next episode of CBS's UNFORGETTABLE 'The Island,' Carrie and Al's investigation into the death of a college dropout takes a surprising turn when they discover he had been living in an off-the-grid community on an abandoned island near Manhattan. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits -MAMMA MIA!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 20, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's MAMMA MIA! below! (more...)

Melbourne Opera to Present THE PEARL FISHERS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Melbourne Opera will present a new production of French opera The Pearl Fishers (Les Pecheurs de Perles) conducted by Richard Divall. Richard has conducted over a dozen productions of the opera over a period of more than 35 years. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DONE TO DEATH is a Real Killer at Oyster Mill
by Marakay Rogers - Aug 19, 2014

Tom Moore leads a crew of classic mystery writers through a slew of murders on a deserted island, in a play that stands AND THEN THERE WERE NONE on its very comic ear. (more...)

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND to Play the Aurora Fox Arts Center, 9/12-10/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

A high energy Caribbean fairy tale musical the whole family will enjoy. A young peasant girl (SuCh, the award-winning actress and R&B singer who played Celie in The Color Purple) rescues and falls in love with a rich boy (Carter Edward Smith) from the other side of The Island. Guided by the gods of earth, water and love, the naive girl finds herself torn between two very different worlds.? What is she willing to sacrifice in pursuit of a dream? (more...)

BWW TV: MAMMA MIA! Cast Dances Into BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 17, 2014

This week's event featured performances from the cast of MAMMA MIA!, featuring: Felicia Finley, Judy McLane, Stacia Fernandez ,Traci Victoria, Thomasina E. Gross, Jacob Pinion, Albert Guerzon, Deanna Aguinaga, Sydni Beaudoin, Allyson Carr,Felicity Claire, Mark Dancewicz, Corey Greenan, Bryan Scott Johnson, Corinne MeIancon, Christopher Hudson Myers, Jennifer Noth, Ashley Park, Tera-Lee Pollin, Gerard Salvador, Neil Starkenberg and Victor Wallace. Check out clips from 'The Winner Takes It All,' 'Mamma Mia!,' and 'Dancing Queen' below! (more...)

Dr. Patricia Ferdinand Releases AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

FAIRFAX, Va. (more...)

THREE SISTAHS, THE LETTERS and More Set for MetroStage's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Carolyn Griffin is pleased to announce MetroStage's 2014-15 season which will reprise some of the favorites from years past and welcome back many of the artists who have contributed so much on our stage over the past 30 years, both in our present location and dating back to the early 1990's on Duke Street. (more...)

Agatha Christie's AND THEN THERE WERE NONE Comes to Lakewood Playhouse This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

The Lakewood Playhouse is proud to present the OPENING SHOW of our 76th SEASON: 'AND THEN THERE WERE NONE' by Agatha Christie (Based on her famous Mystery 'TEN LITTLE INDIANS'. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-0 on CBS - Friday, September 5, 2014
by TV Scoop - Aug 14, 2014

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-0, airing on CBS on Friday, September 5, 2014! (more...)

Music Theatre International Acquires Rights to MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI) http://www.mtishows.com, has secured worldwide licensing rights to one of Broadway's biggest hits, Mamma Mia! With music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus and written by Catherine Johnson, Mamma Mia! is the ultimate feel-good show, taking audiences on a trip down the aisle they'll never forget. (more...)

The Playgroup LLC to Showcase Local Playwright with LITTLE PIGGIES, Jan 2-18, 2015
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

The Playgroup LLC continues to present the best work by local playwrights with nine exciting performances of Todd Caster's LITTLE PIGGIES. Directed by Joyce Sweeney. (more...)

Gilbarco and VeriFone Join Forces to Offer Payment Solutions and Services and Digital Media to Convenience and Fuel Retailers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

The two companies will collaborate on future fuel dispenser payment platforms to be developed and supplied by VeriFone. The solutions will meet convenience and fuel retailers' functionality and regulatory needs in an increasingly complex payment ecosystem, as well as offer at-pump media advertising and entertainment. (more...)

7th Annual Governors Island Art Fair to be Held Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

4heads presents the Seventh Annual Governors Island Art Fair - 100 rooms of paintings, photography, sculpture, installation, video and sound art exhibited in abandoned military barracks on New York Harbor's historic Governors Island. Launching the fall New York gallery season, the Art Fair is free and open to the public Saturdays and Sundays 6 - 28 September and is easily accessible by regular ferries from downtown Manhattan and the Brooklyn waterfront. (more...)

NIGHTMARE Announces Fall 2014 Theme
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

New York's longest running and most horrifying haunted house, NIGHTMARE, will take on the legendary horror stories and urban legends of NYC's history in this 11th season edition - NIGHTMARE: NEW YORK. Producers Timothy Haskell (Creator of Nightmare) and Steve Kopelman, (producer of Rob Zombie's Great American Nightmare") have announced. NIGHTMARE: NEW YORK will run September 26th through November 1st, 2014 at The Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street between Rivington and Delancey on Manhattan's lower east side. www.hauntedhousenyc.com (more...)

BAQS Quilts, Filipino Art to Be Featured at QuiltWeek in Chattanooga
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Chattanooga, TN (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of Signature Theatre's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE - Claybourne Elder, Brynn O'Malley & More!
by Stage Tube - Aug 12, 2014

Signature Theatre is proud to announce the cast of Sunday in the Park with George, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning musical, directed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner(Signature's Dreamgirls, The Threepenny Opera). Running in the MAX Theatre August 15 - September 21, the Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine classic is the first production of Signature Theatre's 25th Anniversary. Check out a first look below! (more...)

New Novel by Nicki Chen is Released
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

EDMONDS, Wash. - (more...)

Rockhopper Adventure Trail Run Returns to Kosrae Island in Micronesia
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

TOFOL, Federated States of Micronesia, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Scuba divers and adventure travelers can now experience Kosrae's stunning tropical landscape in a different way with the second Rock Hopper Adventure Trail Run on Monday, September 1. The 5.7-mile run will include on-road and off-road terrain. Runners and their cheering parties can enjoy exploring Kosrae's lush rainforests, ancient ruins, and meeting local craftspeople along with world-class diving with one of Kosrae's local dive shops. (more...)

Scoop: UNFORGETTABLE on CBS - Sunday, August 24, 2014
by TV Scoop - Aug 12, 2014

Get all the scoop on UNFORGETTABLE, airing on CBS on Sunday, August 24, 2014! (more...)

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