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Photo Flash: First Look at Sierra Rep's ALL MY SONS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

It was written during World War II, but Arthur Miller's play All My Sons continues to resonate with audiences today. Running through September 21 at Sierra Repertory Theatre's East Sonora stage, the drama's themes - corruption, materialism, getting ahead at the expense of others - are still relevant, said Scott Viets, artistic director at Sierra Repertory Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

WRC to Host Creative Chat with Jane Golden, Executive Director of the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

Wilmington Renaissance Corporation (WRC) announces the program for its second Creative Chat, an informal, interactive series held six times a year to update our community about the vision plan for a Creative District. Each event starts with a networking opportunity followed by a presentation by an expert in the creative or maker field. Creative Chats are free and open to the public. (more...)

Carol Channing and Tommy Tune Set for TIME STEPPIN' at SHN Curran Theatre, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

SHN alongside Matthew Lombardo and Rick Murray will present Tony Award winners Carol Channing and Tommy Tune in TIME STEPPIN' for one night only on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 8PM at the SHN Curran Theatre. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 12, at 10am. (more...)

Georga Osborne Stars in GEORGA OSBORNE IS BACK at Don't Tell Mama, 9/19-10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2014

Bistro and MAC Award winning popular cabaret artist and comedienne Georga Osborne returns to the stage after a 10-year hiatus in a brand new one-woman show, 'back' at Don't Tell Mama, September 19-October 10. Featuring an eclectic mix of music from Aretha to Winwood and Ahrens & Flaherty to Rodgers & Hammerstein, 'back' is about being back on the cabaret stage, looking back, realizing we can't go back, and 'Oh! My back!' (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...)

Cast Announced for David Williamson's RUPERT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2014

Today Producer Daniel Sparrow and director Lee Lewis announced the cast for the exclusive premiere Sydney season of Rupert, David Williamson's take on the greatest media mogul of all time. American film and television actor JAMES CROMWELL will play Rupert Murdoch alongside an all Australian cast who will play a myriad of over 60 roles. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Attention Must Be Paid to DEATH OF A SALESMAN at EPAC
by Marakay Rogers - Sep 14, 2014

Ephrata Performing Arts Center gives Arthur Miller's classic play a worthy treatment (more...)

BWW Reviews: Epic Theatre Company's COMPLEAT FEMALE STAGE BEAUTY - Gender Bending at Its Best
by Juli Parker - Sep 13, 2014

Epic Theatre Company starts off its third season with Jeffrey Hatcher's COMPLEAT FEMALE STAGE BEAUTY, directed by Jill D. Jones. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press
by Walter McBride - Sep 13, 2014

Primary Stages in association with Susan Dietz (Fela!, Mothers and Sons), present the world premiere of While I Yet Live by the Tony-winning star of Kinky Boots and Angels in America, Billy Porter, and directed by Tony Award nomineeSheryl Kaller (Mothers and Sons, Next Fall, Adrift in Macao). Poor Behavior plays a limited, six-week engagement September 23 - October 31 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a NEW 42ND STREET project (229 West 42nd Street). Opening night is Sunday, October 12 at 7PM. The company met the press on September 12, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the event below! (more...)

Theatre Raymond Kabbaz Presents West Coast Premiere of MOLIERE MALGRE MOI, 10/08
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

Theatre Raymond Kabbaz (TRK) is proud to present the West Coast Premiere of Moliere malgre moi (Moliere in Spite of Myself), a one-man show starring French actor Francis Perrin, on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. Famous for playing such characters as Scapin, Alceste, and Philinte at the Comedie Francaise, Perrin's performance will lead the audience through Moliere's life and career, linking his plays to his personal life, and presenting short sequences from Moliere's best known creations. The play will be presented in French with projected English subtitles. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Sept. 19 for Broadway Sacramento's DIRTY DANCING, JOSEPH..., and RAIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

Single-show tickets go on sale Sept. 19 for three hit musicals in the 2014-15 Broadway Sacramento season: Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage, the high-energy musical based on the beloved 1987 movie; a new production of the ever-popular Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice hit Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, featuring two stars from American Idol and Broadway fame; and the return of the audience favorite RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles, in a newly expanded version of the show (more...)

Photo Flash: Southampton African American Museum Presents 'Raise Your Voice'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

Southampton African American Museum will present 'Raise Your Voice', the 9th Annual African-American Film Festival for four days October 2 to 5. The celebration of the artistry of African-American filmmakers, actors, personalities, musicians and performers will feature a powerful line-up of critically acclaimed, thought- provoking feature films, documentaries, shorts, jazz and spoken word. (more...)

Photo Flash: Oprah Winfrey Continues 'Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend' in Auburn Hills, MI
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

On Friday, September 12, Oprah Winfrey took the stage for the second stop in her eight-city U.S. arena tour “Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend” at “The Palace of Auburn Hills” in Auburn Hills, MI. Below are photos for from the event. (more...)

Photo Flash: Oprah Continues 'Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend' in Auburn Hill, MI, Part 2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

On Saturday, September 13, Oprah Winfrey continued her eight-city U.S. arena tour 'Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend' at The Palace of Auburn Hills' in Auburn Hills, MI. Below are photos for from the event. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek of Keanu Reeves as a Hitman in JOHN WICK
by Movies News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

In the new movie JOHN WICK, Keanu Reeves plays a former hit man out for revenge. The movie also stars Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Adrianne Palicki, Dean Winters, Bridget Moynahan, Ian McShane, John Leguizmo and Willem Dafoe. (more...)

BWW Blog: THE RESIDUALS Say 'Support Your Friends... Do It Now!'
by The Residuals - Sep 12, 2014

I didn't get into this business to be the first actor, or the only actor. I'm pretty sure some Greek person locked that up a few thousand years ago. So why, after not a whole helluva lot of years out of college, did I greet news of my friends' and acquaintances' successes with little more than fear and self-consciousness? Furthermore: why did I even greet news of their failures and setbacks (real talk, now) with some sub-level of relief? Why don't we like each other's work more often? Why is it easier to watch a stranger's work than someone we know? Why; for that matter, do some of the greatest actors this world has to offer get crapped on via the anonymous internet every day? BWW---I submit to you now---that the response to those questions, and to your impulses to do the same, is that it shouldn't be that way, and it doesn't have to be. (more...)

Kennedy Center Seeks Nominations for 2015 Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is seeking nominations for the 2015 Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards -a series of annual grants that recognize inspiring teachers in any field of education across the United States. Now entering their fifth year, the awards were created in honor of Stephen Sondheim's 80th birthday in 2010. The program was initiated and funded through the generous support of arts philanthropists and friends of Mr. Sondheim, Freddie and Myrna Gershon. (more...)

A.C.T. to Welcome John Lahr in Conversation with Carey Perloff, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

American Conservatory Theater, in association with The Commonwealth Club of Northern California, will present John Lahr in Conversation with Carey Perloff on the occasion of the release of his newest biography, "TENNESSEE WILLIAMS: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh" on Monday, October 6 at 7 p.m. at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater (415 Geary Street, San Francisco). (more...)

Roald Dahl Day Celebrates Legendary Children's Author
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

BANGOR, England, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

2014 LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL Festival Announces Interactive Art Series, 10/24-26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Life is Beautiful Festival unveils another pillar for its 2014 culture festival taking place Friday, October 24 through Sunday, October 26. The art program is designed to create a live urban gallery that is seamlessly integrated into the festival footprint by employing several mediums of visual art from large-scale murals and instalments to interactive art centers and immersive galleries. (more...)

ADAM WADE SHOW, 'HELLFIRE CLUB', RADICAL VAUDEVILLE and More Set for Horse Trade's Oct 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Horse Trade Theater Group has announced its October 2014 events. Check out the lineup below! (more...)

Theatre Thursday Set for Akvavit Theatre's THE FROZEN ON THE SQUARE (1982)
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

On Thursday, October 30, join the cast and crew for an aquavit cocktail sampling, appetizers, and a pre-show discussion on The Life and work of Ingmar Bergman. (more...)

Kyle Dean Massey, Nic Rouleau, Keala Settle & More Set for @Actor_Friend @54BELOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Craving a show after the show? 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, is expanding its popular late-night series with fresh faces and hot new performances to keep the party buzzing into the wee hours. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call (646) 476-3551. 54 BELOW welcomes you to loosen your tie and embrace the night at its upcoming events: (more...)

Foolscap & Soho Theatre Presents SPINE by Clara Brennan
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Following the success of its sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe, Clara Brennan's Spine - winner of a Fringe First and Herald Angel - comes to London. This touching, delicately multi-layered monologue stars Rosie Wyatt who won a Stage Award for Acting Excellence for her Edinburgh performance. (more...)

CELEBRATING PETER BROOK Series Set for Theatre for a New Audience, 9/14-10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Peter Brook has been creating work for theatre, opera, and film for over 50 years. During the run of The Valley of Astonishment, written and directed by Peter Brook and Marie-Helene Estienne, Theatre for a New Audience will honor Mr. Brook's achievements with Celebrating Peter Brook, a series of events designed to explore The Life of his work. (more...)

Trusty Sidekick to Bring 'TOULOUSE MCLANE' and 'HAUNTING OF ICHABOD CRANE' to the Armory This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Trusty Sidekick Theater Company (TSTC) will perform back-to-back presentations of two original immersive productions created for school and family audiences, presented during the Company's time as Artists-in-Residence at Park Avenue Armory. (more...)

BWW Blog: Building the Barricade with Orlando Shakes's Scenic Apprentice Ali Campbell
by Kimberly Moy - Sep 11, 2014

Orlando Shakespeare Theater is about to embark on staging their first musical. This is a behind the scenes look at how Orlando Shakes put together the epic LES MISERABLES. In this blog, Scenic Apprentice, Ali Campbell, gives readers a look of working backstage. (more...)

RAM SLAM YOUR STORY, HENRY VI PART 2 and More Set for Suffolk University's 2014-15 Season at the Modern Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

The Modern Theatre at Suffolk University announces the programming lineup for its 2014-2015 season, featuring conversation, film, and new and classic plays. (more...)

BWW Interview: Carleigh Bettiol Discusses New Role in PIECE OF MY HEART
by Anna Bencivengo - Sep 11, 2014

Carleigh Bettiol has recently stepped into the role of 'Young Ilene' in off-Broadway's Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story. The new musical is based on The Life and songs of legendary songwriter Bert Berns, and is set to conclude its run this Sunday, September 14 after extending its initial run by two weeks. Carleigh took the time to share her some of thoughts about taking on this new role, her favorite Berns songs, and more with BroadwayWorld. Read below for the full interview! (more...)

Charlie Pollock and Mary Kate Morrissey to Star in Signature Theatre's ELMER GANTRY This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Signature Theatre has announced the cast of Elmer Gantry, a musical version of Sinclair Lewis' best-selling novel, directed by Signature's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Schaeffer collaborated on the last production of Elmer Gantry at Marriott's Lincolnshire Theatre in Chicago with authors John Bishop (book), Mel Marvin (music) and Bob Satuloff (lyrics) in 1998; the show has not been produced since then. This will be the 5th production in the show's history. Running in the MAX Theatre October 7 - November 9, Signature's production will include several brand new songs by Mel Marvin and Bob Satuloff and a reimagined script that John Bishop worked on until his death in 2006. (more...)

IEEE Life Sciences Technical Community Issues Call for Authors
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Manuscripts published in IEEE Life Sciences Letters will address an inter-disciplinary mix of medicine, computing and engineering topics. Authors are invited to submit papers that fall into or are related to the key scientific themes of personalized medicine, pharmaceutical engineering, synthetic biology, and systems biology. Recognizing the value of industry contributions to advance exciting topics like robotic surgery and trends in 3D printing, authors seeking a global audience to publish new findings and provide educational opportunities to further The Life sciences are encouraged to submit. Submissions for IEEE LSL are now open at: (more...)

'Doctor Who's Peter Capaldi to Star in INSIDE THE MIND OF LEONARDO IN 3D
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Submarine Deluxe announced today that the company is acquiring the U.S. rights to Julian Jones' INSIDE THE MIND OF LEONARDO in 3D. (more...)

The National Portrait Gallery Presents THE REAL TUDORS: KINGS AND QUEENS REDISCOVERED, Now thru March 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Hidden portraits - and even a dead animal - have been discovered lurking underneath some of the most iconic portraits of the Tudor monarchs. They are revealed for the first time in a major display opening at the National Portrait Gallery today 12 September. (more...)

CBS SUNDAY MORNING Posts Year-to-Year Gains in Viewers
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH CHARLES OSGOOD posted a year-to-year gain in viewers and remained the #1 Sunday morning news program with viewers and adults 25-54, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Sept. 7. (more...)

Johnny Mercer Foundation to Sponsor AMERICAN SONGBOOK at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

The Johnny Mercer Foundation (JMF) is expanding its support of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) by joining a group of prestigious sponsors for the second season of the well received American Songbook at NJPAC. Hosted by Ted Chapin and airing on New Jersey's public television NJTV, the series features live performances of America's finest interpreters of the Great American Songbook on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 7pm and Sunday, September 21 at 3pm. Slated to appear are Marilyn Maye, Tommy Tune, Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman, John Pizzarelli, Nellie McKay and Laura Osnes & Santino Fontana, with John Pizzarelli performing an entire show of songs by the great master himself, Johnny Mercer. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014


Altec Announces Emerald Sponsorship of 2014 ASUG SAP® Business One Summit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Altec Products, Inc., a leader in enterprise document management and workflow solutions, announced today their Emerald Sponsorship of America's SAP Users' Group (ASUG) SAP Business One Summit. The annual conference will take place at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in Schaumburg, IL from September 15 - 17, 2014, offering an indispensable opportunity for small and medium-sized businesses to receive an extensive overview on streamlining business processes and making sound business decisions. (more...)

GLORIOUS! to Run 10/10-11/2 at ICT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

In 1940s New York, the performer who everyone wanted to see live was Florence Foster Jenkins, an enthusiastic soprano whose pitch was far from perfect. Based on a true story, Glorious! is Peter Quilter's hilarious, Olivier-nominated comedy that invites us into the world of this New York socialite of great passion, considerable wealth and zero talent who fancied herself an opera diva. Richard Israel directs a four-week run at International City Theatre, opening Oct. 10. (more...)

DCTV to Partner with US/Russian Filmmakers to Help Disabled Citizens
by Movies News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Downtown Community Television Center's program 'Media Enabled Musketeers' will partner, this fall, with Moscow's Journalism Advancement and Support Center to connect disabled citizens with American and Russian local media organizations. (more...)

Noor Theatre's 2014-15 Season to Include Annual Reading Series, 48-Hour Forum & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Troubled by the news here at home and coming out of the Middle East, Noor Theatre's leadership grappled with how to engage artistically and meaningfully with the world around them. Their programming is a direct response to these questions - questions that they look to their community of artists and audience to help answer. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: THE LIFE + DEATH OF KENYON PHILLIPS Will Return to Joe's Pub on 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

After its sold-out, world-premiere performance at Joe's Pub this past spring, Kenyon Phillips's autobiographical 90-minute rock opera, The Life + Death of Kenyon Phillips, will return to Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette St., New York, NY 10003) on Friday, October 24th, 2014, at 7:00PM. (more...)

Collaborative Consulting Launches C-Squared Solution Accelerators(SM) at Gartner Sourcing & Strategic Vendor Relationships Summit 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ GARTNER Sourcing & Strategic Vendor Relationships Summit 2014 Collaborative Consulting, a professional services consultancy that delivers business and technology capabilities to accelerate an organization's performance, today announced the launch of its C 2 Solution Accelerators SM. This announcement marks the first time that Collaborative Consulting has institutionalized its Intellectual Property (IP) and frameworks for the marketplace. (more...)

NBC Sports to Present SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL First Regular Season Game, 9/14
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears (0-1) travel to Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., to take on Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers (1-0) on Sunday Night Football, in the first NFL regular-season game at Levi's Stadium. Coverage begins with Football Night In America at 7 p.m. ET on NBC. (more...)

Richard E. Waits's MAMA ROSE to Make World Premiere at Dixon Place, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

On Friday, October 24 at 7:30pm, Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street -- between Rivington & Delancey) will proudly present the World-Premiere presentation and Special Equity Showcase production of MAMA ROSE, a solo performance art/experimental play with music about Rose Waits, a woman from Buffalo who could have ruled the world if they had let her. (more...)

Renee Fleming to Star in CAPRICCIO at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, 10/6-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago's 60th anniversary season continues with Capriccio, starring Renée Fleming and conducted by Sir Andrew Davis, longtime collaborators in performance and colleagues as Lyric's creative consultant and music director respectively. Richard Strauss's final opera “reunites Renée in a signature role with Sir Andrew, in a lovely production previously seen here in 1994,” says Anthony Freud, Lyric's general director. (more...)

Children's Bible Story Book is Released
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

LITITZ, Pa., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ The Bible's Story - Saga of the Savior King (more...)

BWW Reviews: Gamm Opens Season with Riveting Solo Show GROUNDED
by Robert Barossi - Sep 10, 2014

'With literature, human beings have invented a way of enabling us to try out and weigh up the possibilities of action and thought.' That excellent quote by author Michael Rosen also sums up the essential quality of live theater. It allows the audience to actually experience a moment in time, a moment in The Life of a person or people, and share in that moment. Not only share in it, but truly live it and feel it. Grounded, the first play of the Gamm's 30th season, perfectly accomplishes this feat, giving the audience an entirely real experience, allowing us to live inside the mind of a person and become one with their actions and thoughts. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Getting to Know THE WHITE SNAKE's Amy Kim Waschke
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Sep 10, 2014

The Guthrie Theater opens its new season with a new adaptation of an ancient Chinese tale by Tony Award-winning director Mary Zimmerman. Lead Amy Kim Waschke comes to the Guthrie for the first time and gives some perspective on the role and the play. (more...)

Virgil D. Mochel Pens Own Story
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

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EXILES Begins 9/30 at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Artists Rep will present the NW premiere of Exiles by famed film, theatre and television actor Carlos Lacamara. Artists Rep's Artistic Director Damaso Rodriguez, who is Cuban-American, will direct the first major production of Exiles since its critically acclaimed premiere in Los Angeles. (more...)

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