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Eventus Helps Mortgage Servicer Increase Agent Efficiency and Regulatory Compliance with Knowledge Management
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

(more...) Hour of Code Dec. 5-11: Stratford School's 8th Graders to Mentor Preschoolers In Virtual Classroom Storytelling/Coding Project
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016


Sxip Shirey's Album Release Show at NYC's National Sawdust Set for 1/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Acclaimed electro-acoustic composer and performer Sxip Shirey's album release show will take place January 9 at National Sawdust in New York. (more...)

Rebecca Stenn and Fran Kirmser Launch A LIFE IN DANCE: A PRACTICAL GUIDE, Spring 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Critically acclaimed dancer and educator Rebecca Stenn and veteran Broadway producer Fran Kirmser and are pleased to announce the release of their upcoming book A LIFE IN DANCE: A PRACTICAL GUIDE, available on Amazon in spring of 2017. (more...)

MPAC Releases Schedule of Winter 2017 Events
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

MPAC has released an updated listing of events from January through March. See the full schedule below! (more...)

Sally Struthers and Carter Calvert to Star in NC Theatre's ALWAYS…PATSY CLINE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Emmy Award-winning actress, Sally Struthers, will return to the role of 'Louise Seger' in North Carolina Theatre's production of Always...Patsy Cline. Carter Calvert (Broadway: It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues) will star in the title role. (more...)

Utah Symphony Musicians And Music Director Thierry Fischer Head To Haiti For Music Education Service Project Organized By BLUME Haiti
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Fourteen Utah Symphony musicians along with Music Director Thierry Fischer will head to Haiti in March 2017 on a service mission to bring classical music training to 100 young Haitian-born musicians from across the island nation. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The latest theatrical experience from Mason Holdings is Holiday House: Christmas Bends, the story of an oddly ageless child who returns to the many Christmas' of her past (and includes a pre-show holiday party with glug, Christmas cookies and Santa). (more...)

Mainstage Theatre Company to Present Cult Hit RENT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

RENT comes to Toronto in this epic rock musical that inspired a generation. (more...)

CBS SUNDAY MORNING Posts Year-to-Year Increases with Viewers & Adults 25-54
by TV News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

CBS SUNDAY MORNING was the #1 Sunday morning news program and posted year-to-year increases with viewers and adults 25-54, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Sunday, Nov. 27. (more...)

MargOH! Channing to Return to Pangea with New Show 'HUNG'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

After a successful opening night 2014 MAC Award Nominee MargOH! Channing is returning to Pangea with her all new show MargOH! Channing is HUNG on December 15 at 7PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Peter Van Norden in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Rubicon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Last season's critically acclaimed, World Premiere hit Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL returns to Rubicon Theatre Company this holiday season with Broadway, TV and film veterans Peter Van Norden (RTC's Copenhagen) and Joe Spano ('NCIS,' RTC's Bucky) reprising their roles in this innovative retelling of the classic. Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL opens in Ventura on Saturday, December 10, followed by an after-party at Rhumb Line Restaurant. The show is currently in previews for a run through December 24, and BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek below! (more...)

BWW Review: THE GATHERING - A Brilliant New Australian Work
by Tim Carney - Dec 5, 2016

It's always exciting to see a new Australian musical on display. Often they are in a development phase and rarely do they have a return life. First presented in 2011, Belinda Jenkin and Will Hannagan's musical The Gathering has been re-worked and is now being produced by Vic Theatre Company at 45 Downstairs. The musical thriller delicately touches on themes of mental health, identity, abandonment and friendship. It follows The Life of Tom (Joel Granger), who returns home after running away for 5 years and invites his friends to his new home for a housewarming, encouraging them to move in with him. As the night progresses, secrets are unfurled and truths are revealed. (more...)

ExtremeTix & the Johnny Cash Museum Announce Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

ExtremeTix, a leader in providing ticketing technology and solutions to events, venues, and attractions all over North America, announced a ticketing agreement to provide online sales for the Johnny Cash Museum located just off Broadway in the heart of downtown Nashville, just steps away from the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Wildhorse Saloon, and Bridgestone Arena. (more...)

Wu Tao Dance Launches Self-Healing Course
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Today, Wu Tao Dance announced the introduction of A Self-Healing Transformational Course: Healing Through the Elements. The home-study course is designed to give people the opportunity to deepen their connection to life and The Life-force energy through the use of Wu Tao dances, process work, meditation, and creative expression. (more...)

Preview, On-Sale Dates Set for Paula Vogel's INDECENT on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The producers of Indecent - Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel's newest work, one of the most acclaimed plays of 2016 when it debuted in New York Off-Broadway at the Vineyard Theatre following productions at Yale Repertory Theatre and La Jolla Playhouse - have announced that the production will begin performances on Broadway at the Cort Theatre (138 W 48th St New York, NY), on April 4, prior to its official opening night on April 18. (more...)

New 2017 Show Dates Announced For "Jennifer Lopez: All I Have" at the Axis at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Global superstar Jennifer Lopez has announced 15 additional performances for her record-breaking headlining residency, "JENNIFER LOPEZ: ALL I HAVE" at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. The new dates go on sale to the public beginning Friday, Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. PT. (more...)

Kelli Barclay, Richard J. Hinds, Randy Skinner and More to Lead GOODSPEED MOVERS BOOT CAMP in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Goodspeed Musicals wants to help singers and actors to succeed in dance auditions.  In keeping with our mission to educate and support artists, Goodspeed will offer its first Goodspeed Movers Boot Camp January 6 - 8, 2017 at Pearl Studios in NYC.  (more...)

BWW Interview: J. Harrison Ghee of KINKY BOOTS at Waterbury's Palace Theatre
by Joseph Harrison - Dec 5, 2016

What happens when the young owner of a failing shoe factory in Northampton, England meets a fabulous London drag queen named Lola? Well, in three words - BIG FAB FUN! And audiences will have the opportunity to witness this thrilling, yet touching musical tale, KINKY BOOTS, when the show takes the stage at the Palace Theatre in Waterbury, CT on December 6th. Playing the fabulous drag queen, Lola, is J. Harrison Ghee, and I had the chance to sit down with him to talk about the glamour, the hard work, and the absolute thrill of bringing this story to Waterbury. (more...)

BWW Review: Laura Osnes Invites Her Audience to Ponder What Ifs in THE PATHS NOT TAKEN at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Casey Mink - Dec 5, 2016

Laura Osnes, Tony-nominated for originating title roles in BONNIE & CLYDE and CINDERELLA, has devoted an entire cabaret act to pondering that hypothetical what if. Bringing an updated version of her show THE PATHS NOT TAKEN back to Feinstein's/54 Below for a four-performance run beginning November 27, Osnes exclusively performed songs which have never seen the light from shows that she nearly booked and either didn't get or had to back out of for one reason or another. (more...)

THE WHITE DEVIL Reading Set for Tonight at Red Bull Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Red Bull Theater presents their next Revelation Reading tonight, December 5th, at 7:30pm at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 4, 2016
by - Dec 4, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

GO YOUR OWN WAY, Based on Fleetwood Mac's Christine McVie, Set to Tour Australia
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2016

Award-winning artist Catherine Alcorn will kick off her national tour of the critically acclaimed stage show Go Your Own Way based on The Life of one of rock's most fiercely private and intriguing figures, Christine McVie, in January 2017 - which also marks the 40th Anniversary of their most famous album, RUMOURS. (more...)

Breakthrough Prize Marks 5th Anniversary Celebrating Top Achievements In Science And Awards More Than $25 Million In Prizes At Gala Ceremony In Silicon Valley
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2016


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/3/2016
by - Dec 3, 2016's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/3/2016. (more...)

BWW Review: FUN HOME is an Exquisite Show Unlike Any Other at the Fisher Theatre!
by Katie Laban - Dec 2, 2016

Fun Home is a show unlike any other. The one hour and forty minute without an intermission production transports the audience into The Life of Alison Bechdel as she looks back on growing up. And hopefully, when it is over, they are changed from taking the journey with her. (more...)

New Children's Book, THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF MR. WONDER is Released
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Dr. Joyce's 'The Wonderful World of Mr. Walder' (published by Lulu) is a whimsical type of book that is similar to Dr. Seuss' types of stories, but is based on real situations, rather than fanciful ones. (more...)

Abigail Breslin, Norbert Leo Butz and More Join The New Group's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The New Group announces additional casting for productions coming up in the company's 2016-2017 Season. (more...)

Michael E. Stafford Releases STANDARD PROCEDURE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Michael E. Stafford, formerly an Airborn Infantryman in the US Army, has completed his new book 'Standard Procedure': the detailed account of the daily drama of a veteran. (more...)

Sutton Foster Will Return to Ball State to Helm SHREK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Fiona is back! Tony-winning stage and screen star Sutton Foster will return to Ball State University, where she holds an honorary doctorate, to co-direct the SHREK THE MUSICAL for the Department of Theatre and Dance this season. (more...)

CHARM, Story About LGBTQ Youth, to Continue COMING OF AGE IN AMERICA Series at Mosaic Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Mosaic Theater Company of DC's 'Clamorous Encounters' series about coming-of-age in America continues with Philip Dawkins' groundbreaking comedy-drama CHARM (January 5-29, 2017), under the direction of one of DC's most innovative directors, Natsu Onoda Power (The T Party, Wind Me Up Maria: A Go-Go Musical). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tony Kushner Presented Louis Auchincloss Prize at Museum of the City Of New York Gala
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 2, 2016

Playwright, screenwriter, and author Tony Kushner was presented the Louis Auchincloss Prize last night at The Museum Of The City Of New York and BroadwayWorld was there. (more...)

Dance Theatre of Harlem Returns for MLK Celebration at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Dance Theatre of Harlem, founded in 1969 by Arthur Mitchell and Karel Shook, was an artistic means of turning despair into hope following the assassination of Dr. King. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-O on CBS - Friday, December 23, 2016
by - Dec 2, 2016

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-O, airing on CBS on Friday, December 23, 2016! (more...)

December Films at The Granada Theatre Feature SUMMER & SMOKE and ZUCCHERO: UNA ROSA BLANCA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The Granada Theatre Film Series continues this December with two globally iconic films screened on the theater's 4k digital cinema system. Part of the Elmer Bernstein Memorial Film Series, and based on the Tennessee Williams play of the same name, Summer and Smoke will screen on Monday, December 5, 2016. The And The Band Played On Film Series follows on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 with the screening of Zucchero: Una Rosa Blanca, a powerful film documenting one of the largest and most popular music-concert performances in Cuban history. (more...)

AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN Adds Weekend at The Actor's Temple
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN, a world premiere musical the creators of the Broadway bound musical Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical, has added an additional three-performance weekend to the previously announced performances due to popular demand. (more...)

Minnesota Orchestra Reports Fiscal 2016 Balanced Budget
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The Minnesota Orchestra's 2016 Annual Meeting today celebrated the artistic and financial milestones of the Orchestra's 2015-16 season, a year in which the Orchestra returned to Carnegie Hall and Europe, completed its celebrated Sibelius symphonies recording cycle, launched a new education program for high school students—and achieved a balanced budget. Marilyn Carlson Nelson, who was announced as the Orchestra's Chair Elect in September, was elected Board Chair by the Orchestra's Board of Directors, succeeding Warren Mack, who completed a two-year term.  (more...)

fruitlessmoon theatreworks Presents BREADCRUMBS by Jennifer Haley
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

San Diego's fruitlessmoon theatreworks is honored to make an early announcement about their next production - the San Diego premiere of Jennifer Haley's powerful two-women dramatic play Breadcrumbs, February 24th through March 12th, 2017 at The La Jolla Commons Theatre. Aimee Greenberg, the Artistic Producing Director of fruitlessmoon theatreworks, will produce, direct and perform the role of Alida with Julia Giolzetti as Beth/Mother. (more...)

Utah Symphony Musicians And Music Director Head To Haiti For Music Education
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Fourteen Utah Symphony musicians along with Music Director Thierry Fischer will head to Haiti in March 2017 on a service mission to bring classical music training to 100 young Haitian-born musicians from across the island nation. (more...)

Tickets on Sale This Month for DIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE in Winnipeg
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Broadway Across Canada announced today that individual tickets for the Winnipeg premiere of Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage will go on sale Monday December 12 at 10am. (more...)

Bang on a Can People's Commissioning Fund Concert to Launch 30 Years Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

On Monday, January 9, 2017 at 7:30pm, Bang on a Can will present the 2017 Bang on a Can People's Commissioning Fund concert, one of the most anticipated and reliable launching pads for composers in New York and beyond, as part of Kaufman Music Center's Ecstatic Music Festival at Merkin Concert Hall (Kaufman Music Center, 129 W. 67th St.). (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

'Confessions of the Heart': a simple, yet sophisticated admission into The Life experiences that brought a spirit from sin and darkness to a life lived for the Lord. 'Confessions of the Heart' is the creation of published author, Canaa Lee, who grew up in the small town of Brinkley, Arkansas with a population of roughly five thousand people. She has been a teacher since she was twelve years old. She started playing the piano at the age of six. Her forte in high school was mathematics. Mathematics came easy to her, and she helped her friends with their homework. Her first passion was music, but she soon realized that majoring in mathematics would make her become more marketable with a degree in mathematics verses a degree in music. Lee's first teaching job was in Fort Worth, Texas, at South Hills High School. She completed her graduate work at the University of Central Arkansas in August 2005. In 2006, she took a position as an instructional specialist at Carter-Riverside High School in Fort Worth, Texas. In 2008, she took a position as a lead content teacher at Leonard Middle School in Fort Worth, Texas. Lee taught at Little Rock Central High School from 2003 to 2006. In the summer of 2008, she moved to Garland to teach at Garland High School. In 2010, she was given the opportunity to be Program Administrator for Project Educating and Diversifying to Grow Exponentially (EDGE). In September of 2011, she was unanimously selected as the 2011 Garland NAACP Educator of the Year. This was the first time in her entire teaching career that she had been recognized for her efforts as a teacher. But her world came crashing down on October 5, 2011. Her mom called to tell Lee her dad died! She asked, 'What do you mean Daddy died?' She was in denial, and soon thereafter the emotions came. This was the first time in her career that she put everything on hold and had to STOP. In 2012, she met the woman who soon became her best friend and introduced her to the Christian lifestyle. Her life slowly started to pick up. Lee decided to make some changes in her life. She was a published author and a public speaker; she had a new best friend. She even started to go to church. A new circle of friends was a breath of fresh air. Instead of just going to work and going home, she was actually enjoying her life and the people that she was around. In 2013, she decided she wanted to do something special for her thirty-fourth birthday and went on a singles' cruise. It sounded like a great, relaxing, and enjoying vacation. She met the nicest guy ever. However, the events that happened after this changed her life forever. (more...)

Indegene Acquires US-based Encima Group to Strengthen Omnichannel Analytics Capabilities
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016


VIDEO: Harry Connick Jr. & Rachel Bloom Improvise a Song on HARRY
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

On this week's HARRY, talk show host Harry Connick Jr. and CRAZY-EX GIRLFRIEND star and creator Rachel Bloom improvised a duet together which was dubbed, 'Little Baby Handcuffs' (more...)

American Lyric Theater and MasterVoices to Present 'InsightALT: The Life and Death(s) of Alan Turing'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

American Lyric Theater (ALT) in partnership with MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), presents The Life and Death(s) of Alan Turingon on January 12, 2017 at 7:30pm in the Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 W 67th Street, New York City. (more...)

BWW Review: 3C is an Interesting, Unforgettable Play at The Ringwald
by Katie Laban - Dec 1, 2016

3C is an interesting piece of theatre taking the much-loved sitcom of Three's Company to the extreme with the highs and lows of The Life of Brad, Connie, and Linda. The Ringwald is the first theatre in Michigan to present play by David Adjmi that will shock the audience, make them laugh, and creep them out just a little a bit. (more...)

Mike Bartlett's EARTHQUAKES IN LONDON to Make U.S. Debut at Steep Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Steep Theatre will present the first professional U.S. production of Tony nominee and Olivier Award-winning playwright Mike Bartlett's Earthquakes in London, opening January 26, 2017. Steep's production opens on the heels of another Chicago production of this enormously exciting playwright's work, the critically-acclaimed King Charles III at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre. Earthquakes will be helmed by one of Chicago's most exciting talents, Steep Ensemble Member and Jeff Award-winning director Jonathan Berry.  Berry recently directed Steppenwolf Theatre's Constellations, and, over the years, has consistently produced some of Steep's most notable shows, including Season 15's Posh by Laura Wade, which won the Non-Equity Jeff Award for Best Ensemble, and was nominated for Best Director and Best Production.  (more...)

The Neo-Futurists to Round Out 2016 with Special Events, Parties
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Neo-Futurists race towards 2017 with a bounty of end-of-year programming, including lab performances of The Arrow, the first public showings of The Infinite Whale and Neo-Lab's second resident production Tangles & Plaques, two weekends of The Best Too Much Light... plays from 2016 and a New Year's Eve party and performance to fill the final 60 minutes of 2016 with a thrilling sprint to the finish and a champagne toast. (more...)

Photo Flash: La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club Presents CLOVER by Erik Ehn
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

La MaMa presents Clover, a new experimental theater drama about America's history of violence by Erik Ehn, directed by Glory Kadigan with original music by Maya Solovey and original puppet design & puppetry direction by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew.  Performances will be staged at the First Floor Theatre at La MaMa, 74a East 4th Street,New York, NY 10003 from December 1-16, 2016.  (more...)

David M. Lutken to Play Title Role in 'WOODY SEZ' at Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The internationally acclaimed tale, Woody Sez: The Life & Music of Woody Guthrie, is coming to Seattle Repertory Theatre. This musical portrait, featuring Woody's stirring ballads and joyous anthems, celebrates the colorful life and rich musical legacy of America's great folk troubadour. Woody Sez: The Life & Music of Woody Guthrie will run January 6- 29, 2017 (opening night is January 11, 2017) in the Bagley Wright Theatre. (more...)

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