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"The Wise Men of Pizzo" is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Palo Alto, CA (more...)

Archie Comics Co-CEO Jon Goldwater Talks Death of Beloved Character Archie Andrews
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Archie Comic co-CEO, Jon Goldwater spoke about the decision to end The Life of the beloved character. (more...)

LIEWE HEKSIE Celebrates Mandela Day
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

South Africans across the country celebrated Mandela Day last Friday by giving 67 minutes of their time to enrich the lives of others. The initiative was officially launched by the United Nations in 2009 and asks people worldwide to use 67 minutes - one minute for every year of the late former President Nelson Mandela stood in service of his fellow man - to make a difference in someone else's life. Lefra Productions, in association with East Rand Stereo and Life Springs Parkland Clinic, celebrated Mandela Day by inviting Verna Vels's beloved Liewe Heksie into the 'real world'. (more...)

West End's WICKED Welcomes 6 Millionth Theatregoer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

WICKED, the award-winning musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, welcomed its 6 millionth theatregoer to London's Apollo Victoria Theatre last night, Thursday 24 July. Owen Thomas attended the performance with Stephanie Willingham, both from Bury St. Edmonds, and enjoyed a backstage visit with the cast after the show. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside ALIENS LOVE UNDERPANTS Gala Performance at Leicester Square Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Based on the hugely successful children's book by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort, ALIENS LOVE UNDERPANTS will premiere in the West End at Leicester Square Theatre through Sunday 31 August, following a highly acclaimed UK tour. A Gala Press Performance was held 2.00pm on Sunday 20 July - check out a look back below! (more...)

Amy Purdy to Join OPRAH'S THE LIFE YOU WANT WEEKEND Multi-City Tour
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Oprah Winfrey's 'Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend,' an eight-city arena tour and transformational weekend powered by WME Live, announced today that Amy Purdy will join the tour's lineup. (more...)

Casting and Cameo Groups Announced for Free Public Works' Musical Adaptation of THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Following last year's acclaimed Public Works production of The Tempest, The Public Theater will continue this community-based initiative this September with a free original musical adaptation of Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE. Featuring more than 200 New Yorkers from all five boroughs performing alongside professional actors and The Public's community partners, Public Works' THE WINTER'S TALE will run for three nights only, September 5-7, at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Free tickets will be distributed, two per person, at 12:00 p.m. on the day of the show at the Delacorte Theater and via the Virtual Ticketing lottery at (more...)

Hal Leonard to Release Vocal Selections from Broadway's IF/THEN Later this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Hal Leonard has confirmed that Vocal Selections for Broadway's If/Then are set to be released later this summer, during the week of August 18th. (more...)

Contribution Launches Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

RICHARDSON, Texas, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Edith O'Donnell, longtime visionary and patroness of the arts and education, has made a contribution of $17 million to create the Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History. The purpose of the investment is to elevate art history at UT Dallas to a nationally preeminent stature. (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group to Present A HATFUL OF RAIN, 8/13-30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Berkshire Theatre Group presents Michael V. Gazzo's A Hatful of Rain, a poignant foray into the devastating effects of heroin in The Life of a Korean War Veteran at the Fitzpatrick Main Stage in Stockbridge. Opening Night is August 16 at 8pm. Preview performances begin on August 13 at 7pm and the production closes August 30 at 8pm. (more...)

Maverick Theater Extends ELVIS '68 Through 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The Maverick Theater extends the run of its original play, ELVIS '68. Due to the overwhelming response from the public, ELVIS '68's entire run sold out faster than any other production in the Maverick's 12-year history! To meet the demand, the Maverick Theater has extended the run by pushing back its August production of "Cyrano de Bergerac" into the 2015 season. ELVIS '68 reopens August 15th (the day before the anniversary of Elvis' passing) and close September 20th. (more...)

ZEMgear Launches New Collection of Active Lifestyle Sport Footwear
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Miami, FL (more...)

The Araca Project Announces Seven Original Productions
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The Araca Group has announced the seven shows that will comprise the 2014 Araca Project season, lasting from September 7th until November 2nd at the American Theatre of Actors. Led by Matthew Rego, Michael Rego, and Hank Unger, The Araca Group is a New York City-based Broadway production and merchandising that has served, among others, Wicked, Urinetown, Rock of Ages, Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge. In addition, Araca is now the largest screen printing and merchandising company on Broadway. Learn more at (more...)

Touchstone and Allentown Public Theatre Announce Actor Training Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Touchstone Theatre founder Bill George and Allentown Public Theatre artistic director Joshua Neth announce that they will be co-teaching a year-long program of actor training starting this fall. Entitled the Valley Actor's Lab (VAL), the program seeks to provide excellent and systematic training to seriously inclined actors in the Lehigh Valley. George and Neth describe themselves as “two theatre artists who hold their love of actors and the work of the actor above all earthly things”; coming from different backgrounds and different theatre educations, they have joined teaching skills in this unique effort to advance The Life of the actor in the Lehigh Valley. Their intention in creating VAL is to strengthen the work of the Valley theatre community by deepening the base of well-trained artists in the region and facilitating collaboration between producers and performers. (more...)

New Historical Novel THE TSAR'S GUARD is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

London, Ontario (more...)

LSSI Secures IT Agreement with City of Moreno Valley
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

MORENO VALLEY, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ The Moreno Valley City Council unanimously agreed on July 8 to amend its contract with Library Systems & Services (LSSI) to include information technology support for the Moreno Valley Public Library. Under this new amendment, LSSI is now responsible for maintaining, replacing and servicing computers, hardware and software used at the public library. (more...)

BWW Reviews: PIECE OF MY HEART Should Let The Jukebox Do The Talking
by Michael Dale - Jul 23, 2014

Bert Berns bio-musical has a swell cast, fun songs and a book that drags mercilessly. (more...)

BWW TV: Malcolm Gets, Lillias White & More Preview Summer Shows at 54 Below!
by Randy Rainbow - Jul 23, 2014

Featured this summer at 54 Below - Tony nominee Malcolm Gets, appearing in 'Come a Little Closer'; Broadway diva Lillias White, featured in 'The Birthday Show'; stage vet Mitchell Jarvis, bringing 'It Could Be Worse - Season 2 Launch Concert' to the club; and Nellie McKay, appearing in 'A Girl Named Bill: The Life and Times of Billy Tipton'. Go on the scene for previews from some of this summer's shows below! (more...)

Helping Small Businesses Succeed, Infusionsoft Continues Record-Breaking Growth
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

CHANDLER, Ariz., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Infusionsoft, creator of the leading sales and marketing software for small businesses, is experiencing record growth across its customer base, partner and developer communities, hiring initiatives and educational offerings. Infusionsoft's commitment to helping small businesses succeed is propelling an extensive ecosystem that is changing the livesof small business owners around the world. (more...)

Nancy Elizabeth Gainor Releases EYEWITNESS TO A SAVIOR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Eden Prarie, Minn. (more...)

Paul D. Barchitta Releases New Book on Sales Success
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (more...)

BWW Reviews: STATUS - Real Stories Provoking Real Reflection
by Brett Considine - Jul 23, 2014

Status addresses the wider impact of HIV and the stigma that it creates. This presentation compels a telling mix of self reflection, compassion and engagement like few others. For this reason alone it should be seen. (more...)

Thermo Fisher Scientific Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Second Quarter Highlights (more...)

MARGOH! CHANNING IS TIPSY! to Play Edinburgh Fringe, Begin. 31 July
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

MARGOH! CHANNING IS TIPSY! written and performed by New York cabaret stars MargOH! Channing and MAN-ee Champagne debut their twisted drunken romp at The Laughing Horse's Free Edinburgh Fringe Festival at The Basement Bar @The Phoenix Bar: / 46 Broughton Street / Edinburgh EH1 3SA (more...)

Finoborough Theatre to Present The GreatWar100, British Music Theatre Series, and More in Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The Finborough Theatre's autumn series, running August-December 2014, features the return of 'TheGreatWar100,' 'Celebrating British' series as well as a mini season -'Scotland Decides/Tha alba a'taghadh2014.' (more...)

BroadHollow Theatre Company to Present THE ELEPHANT MAN, 8/9-30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The play is based on The Life of John Merrick, who lived in London during the 19th century. A victim of rare skin and bone diseases, he became the star freak attraction in traveling side shows. Found abandoned and helpless, he is admitted to a London's hospital. Under the care of a celebrated physician, Merrick is introduced to society and evolves from an object of pity to a witty favorite of the aristocracy. (more...)

Comedy Hypnotist Don Barnhart to Bring Hilarity to Honolulu, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Direct from Las Vegas, Comedy Hypnotist Don Barnhart returns to Honolulu with his outrageously funny comedy hypnosis show turning the audience into the stars of the show at Anna O'Briens on Dec 6th, 2014. (more...)

DTEG and Rivers at Rehoboth Announce Full Cast of SON OF A PREACHER MAN, Set for 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Denman Turner Entertainment Group (DTEG, Inc.) and Rivers at Rehoboth announce the full cast of SON OF A PREACHER MAN. (more...)

Dita Von Teese Debuts Collection for Bare Necessities
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The perfect duo in the world of lingerie has been born! Bare Necessities has partnered with Burlesque Star and Fashion Icon, Dita Von Teese, and is now carrying her signature Dita Von Teese lingerie line. The Bare Necessities collaboration with the bona-fide Queen of Retro-Glamour is the perfect fit. Both brands share a love for lingerie, embrace womanhood, and Dita's pieces fit almost every body type which is what Bare Necessities is all about! (more...)

Doug Pray's LEVITATED MASS to Premiere at Landmark's Nuart Theater, 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

First Run Features announces the worldwide theatrical premiere of Doug Pray's latest documentary, Levitated Mass, at Landmark's Nuart Theater in Los Angeles, on September 5, 2014. Produced by Jamie Patricof and Electric City Entertainment (Half Nelson, Blue Valentine, The Place Beyond the Pines), Levitated Mass will follow its Los Angeles opening with runs in New York and other cities. (more...)

BBC America & PBS to Bring CALL THE MIDWIFE Season 4 to U.S.
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

BBC Worldwide North America Sales & Co-productions, PBS and Neal Street Productions announced today at the PBS portion of the Television Critics Association Press Tour that the hit British drama CALL THE MIDWIFE will return to PBS for a fourth season. Premiering on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. ET, CALL THE MIDWIFE (Season 4) will lead into new MASTERPIECE drama content (to be announced), reinforcing Sunday nights on PBS as a top destination for quality drama. (more...)

PBS & American Experience Developing 4-Hour Walt Disney Miniseries
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

At the semi-annual Television Critics Association conference today, PBS and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE announced that 'Walt Disney,' a new four-hour, two-night film that explores The Life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers, will premiere in fall 2015. (more...)

Little Dragon, Baauer, Kimbra & More Join 2014 Life is Beautiful Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Life is Beautiful Festival continues to stun music lovers with unexpected additions to its genre-spanning music lineup. Just announced as part of the three-day music, food, art and learning festival in Downtown Las Vegas on October 24 – 26 are electro-pop group Little Dragon, mega-DJ Baauer, songstress Kimbra, Nahko and Medicine for the People, breakout band Echosmith, and experimental indie rock group Bear Hands. (more...)

Ken Burns's THE ROOSEVELTS Among PBS's New Programming Line-Up
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS announced updates to its fall schedule and new programs for 2015. A brief synopsis of each program is listed below. (more...)

PBS & AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Announce WALT DISNEY Film, Premiering Fall 2015
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

At the semi-annual Television Critics Association conference today, PBS and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE announced that “Walt Disney,” a new four-hour, two-night film that explores The Life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers, will premiere in fall 2015. (more...)

Revitas Unveils New Go-to-Market Program for Solution Partners, Announces Inaugural Partnership with Breakaway Technologies
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

The Revitas Validated Integration Program enables Revitas partners to offer advanced solutions that synthesize with Revitas products and data assets and deliver them on the industry-leading Revitas Flex platform. These partner solutions are focused on areas that expand the value of the Revitas solution suite—enabling mutual customers to grow revenue, increase profitability, and optimize outcomes. (more...)

Radical New Travel Rewards Program Offers Complimentary Memberships & Vacation Credits
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Envy Social Club, a travel club where members can earn free travel, announced an offer designed to attract its first members. The club is waiving the normal $99 joining fee and rewarding initial members with lifetime memberships at no cost. These initial members will allow the club to complete testing and fine tuning of its website and processes. Once the travel club officially launches, members can earn travel rewards by referring new friends to the club. Travel rewards are earned in the form of airline and hotel credits for use at a partner travel agency. (more...)

Tickets to David Williamson's RUPERT at Sydney's Theatre Royal On Sale 25 July
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

On Thursday 29 August 2013 the Melbourne Theatre Company presented the World Premiere of Rupert, David Williamson's take on the greatest media mogul of all time, which enjoyed a sell-out season and critical acclaim. The production then had its USA premiere at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, where it received standing ovations. (more...)

HERE to Open 2014-15 Season with TRADE PRACTICES, 8/31-9/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

HERE begins its 2014-2015 producing season with the premiere of the site-specific Artistic Director production, Trade Practices, by Kristin Marting & David Evans Morris. Trade Practices creates a living market where audience members, cash in hand, choose how to invest their time and money. Set in Pershing Hall, a historic building on Governors Island, Trade Practices kicks off Labor Day weekend, playing a limited engagement of 16 performances only, August 31 - September 21. (more...)

Foresite Appoints Jana Pinkerton to Lead Managed Security Service Provider Sales
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Foresite, a Moneo Technology Solutions company and a provider of Managed Security Services has announced the appointment of Jana Pinkerton as Vice President of MSSP Sales. In this position, Pinkerton will report directly to Foresite's president Marc Brungardt and will be responsible for bolstering the company's investment in its high-end monitoring and managed security services, which provide clients with world class protection and mitigation services. (more...)

Alec Baldwin, David Henry Hwang and More Covered at the 92Y in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

92Y celebrates all things Theater -- plays, musicals (including theater's sister, movie musicals), songwriters, actors, playwrights -- even Broadway ghosts! (more...)

Tim Quartier, Lianne Marie Dobbs & More Join Cast of Orlando Shakespeare Theater's LES MISERABLES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF has announced partial casting for LES MISERABLES. (more...)

BWW TV: PIECE OF MY HEART Company Celebrates Bert Berns on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 22, 2014

Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story, a new musical based on The Life and songs of legendary songwriter Bert Berns, produced by Merged Work Productions (lead producers) and Jack Thomas(Executive Producer), opened last night, July 21, 2014, at the The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand for the festivities and you can check out what the full gang had to say after the curtain went down below! (more...)

DataDirect Networks Joins Global Alliance for Genomics and Health
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ News Facts (more...)

VIDEO: International Teaser for THE IMITATION GAME with Benedict Cumberbatch
by Movies News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

The 58th BFI London Film Festival, in partnership with American Express announced yesterday that this year's Opening Night film will be THE IMITATION GAME, a dramatic portrayal of The Life and work of Alan Turing, one of Britain's most extraordinary unsung heroes, and one of the world's greatest innovators. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Zak Resnick, Teal Wicks, Leslie Kritzer & PIECE OF MY HEART Cast Celebrate Opening Night!
by Linda Lenzi - Jul 22, 2014

Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story, a new musical based on The Life and songs of legendary songwriter Bert Berns, produced by Merged Work Productions (lead producers) and Jack Thomas (Executive Producer), opened last night, July 21, 2014, at the The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)

Tommy Brown Premiers 'The Life' via The Source Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Denver's own Tommy Brown is gearing up for the release of Covered in Gold 24K this week and we want you to be in the know. (more...)

Photographer Mark Kiryluk Presents Debut Exhibit, THROUGH MY EYES, THROUGH THE YEARS, 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

n his debut exhibit, photographer Mark Kiryluk will be presenting a panoramic collection of his photography taken during his 40-year career. The exhibit, 'Through My Eyes, Through The Years,' will be held at ABC Custom Framing located in Denver's University Hills Shopping Center on Friday, August 22, 5-10 pm, and is free and open to the public. A wine reception with Mr. Kiryluk will open the evening festivities. (more...)

HighRes Biosolutions to Provide Cutting-Edge Automated Robotic Platforms for UK National Phenotypic Screening Centre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

UK-NPSC will focus on screening chemical libraries in a smart cost-effective way, mostly using human cells and tissues, in order to identify new drug candidates that address unmet therapeutic needs - particularly in complex multifaceted diseases. The deployment of HighRes' flexible modular robotic systems and software will enable the UK-NPSC to implement a wide range of cell-based phenotypic screens using monolayer and 3D cultures - in live cells and fixed samples, and importantly, to reconfigure the systems to suit each screen. (more...)'s Second Result Of 19th Annual Tire Testing Season: Michelin Premier A/S New Benchmark In Long-term Traction For Popular Tire Category?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

SOUTH BEND, Ind., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/, America's largest independent tire tester and consumer-direct source for tires, wheels and performance accessories, released the second set of results from its 19 th annual tire testing season. This Grand Touring All-Season tire comparison is especially designed for drivers looking for longer tread wear, better traction in wet weather and all-season capabilities. For this test, results conclude that innovative tire technologies, such as those utilized in Michelin's new Premier A/S (developed for passenger coupes, sedans and minivans) provide a competitive edge for drivers seeking replacement tire options when all-season traction and stopping in wet conditions are especially a concern without sacrificing ride comfort and handling. Full test results and data can be accessed for free by consumers at (more...)

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