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Art Sparked by Brain Cancer to Debut at Art of the Brain 15th Anniversary Gala in Los Angeles, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ On Saturday, September 27 beginning at 6:30 PM at UCLA's Schoenberg Hall and Plaza, 445 Charles E. Young Drive, East, Los Angeles, CA 90024,Art of the Brain, (AOB) an unprecedented organization of 'Brain Buddies,' brain cancer patients and families who celebrate art, creativity and life undefeated by brain cancer, will enjoy its 15 thAnniversary Gala. Art of the Brain will debut the first ever art show created by brain cancer patients, in collaboration with artists, to depict art sparked by the struggle with brain cancer. The art show will include 12 works in various mediums, including poster art, photography, paintings, and crayon drawings. The artists will be on-hand to guide viewers of these works. Hundreds of friends will enjoy the art show, festivities, food, music, and entertainment provided by String Theory, renowned collaborative ensemble of musicians and dancers, who are well known for their large-scale performance installations that transform environments and architecture into giant musical instruments. Michael Aurit of Scottsdale, AZ will also entertain. (more...)

Comprehend Wins Silicon Valley Award for Innovation
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

In the past year, Comprehend has increased its customer base by more than 100 percent, with new additions to its client roster including Boston Scientific, Karyopharm, MERGE, Atlantic Research Group and Versartis. (more...)

NASHVILLE-Inspired Docu-Web Series 'On the Record' Returns to ABC Music Lounge
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Fans can obtain a free download of the live songs performed tomorrow night by Chris Carmack and Charles Esten through between EST and PST airing for a 24 hour period. After that window, the songs will be available for purchase through ITunes and ABC Music Lounge! (more...)

IMS Health Identifies Ten Harbingers of Disruptive Change Forcing Adjustment to Healthcare Systems and Business Models
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

These harbingers reflect the deep and rapid changes in the global health sector that are upending business models and forcing all stakeholders to re-evaluate their approaches to bringing healthcare to patients. They point to a future of evidence-based and integrated decision-making powered by information and technology, improved patient outcomes with millions of lives saved through transformational disease treatments, and expanded use of medicines in more efficient, connected health systems. (more...)

Life Time Launches LT CONNECT for Health and Weight Loss Success
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

With 2/3 of Americans overweight or obese, we continue to face a serious health epidemic. In the face of this national crisis, it is critical that we understand how our bodies uniquely use fat and carbohydrates in order to achieve improved health. Today, Life Time - The Healthy Way of Life CompanySM (NYSE:LTM) announced the launch of 'LT Connect', a proprietary heart rate training system designed to help enhance success during workouts. (more...)

CrowdStreet Hits Stride With New Capital and Expanded Executive Team to Grow Marketplace New Institutional-Quality Real Estate Postings
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

PORTLAND, OR - CrowdStreet, a crowdfunding marketplace connecting accredited investors with institutional-quality real estate investments, today announced it has closed $800,000 in seed funding, led by Green Visor Capital and Seven Peaks Ventures and joined by Portland Seed Fund. CrowdStreet will use the capital to grow its investor membership base, attract new real estate sponsors and continue to enhance its platform. (more...)

The Neo-Futurists to Open PSEUDO-CHUM, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Be better than the shark. Keep your mind. This is Pseudo-Chum. Opening night is Monday, October 20 at The Neo-Futurarium at 5153 N. Ashland. (more...)

Broadway to Honor Seth Popper at Richard Rodgers Theatre, 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

The Broadway community will celebrate The Life of Seth Popper on Tuesday, September 30th from 4:00pm - 5:00pm at the Richard Rodgers Theatre at 226 West 46th Street. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) will present a special episode of its free weekly comedy show The Last Hurrah, 'The Last Hurrah Celebrates Jim Henson', with special guest Brian Jay Jones on September 28. Mr. Jones is the president of the Biographers International Organization; most recently, he wrote the New York Times bestseller 'Jim Henson: The Biography'. He will be joined by host and Muppet fanatic Kevin Cole, as well as panelists Hannah Gutman and Andrew Michaels, to discuss The Life of Jim Henson and the process of chronicling that life. All are invited to pay tribute to this creative and comedic legend. (more...)

Iconic LEAVE IT TO BEAVER Star Ken Osmond Releases Official Biography
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Ken Osmond, best known for playing Eddie Haskell on the long-running family comedy 'Leave it to Beaver' has released his official biography, EDDIE: The Life and Times of America's Preeminent Bad Boy, including a foreword by Jerry Mathers. (more...)

Special Performances Announced to Commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Death of Composer Virgil Thomson
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

The Virgil Thomson Foundation today announced a robust worldwide celebration of Pulitzer Prize winner Virgil Thomson (1896-1989). A champion of American music and arguably America's greatest composer-critic, Thomson is being memorialized throughout 2013-15 by some of today's top opera companies, orchestras, and record labels. See below for a complete schedule. (more...)

#CANDIDLY NICOLE & More Set for AOL's Fall 2014 Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

AOL, Inc. today announced the Fall premiere dates for its 2014 slate of programming. Beginning Monday, October 6, AOL will roll-out three new original series throughout the month of October (more...)

Pembrook Capital Management Realizing Success with Integratec's Investor Central Software and Services
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Pembrook's growth and business operations required the company to find an alternative to its existing online platform that better matched the characteristics of its investment portfolio and managed investment information throughout The Life cycle, encompassing origination, underwriting, asset management, investor reporting, and disposition. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Cuanto' Episode of HBO's BOARDWALK EMPIRE
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

On the next episode of HBO's BOARDWALK EMPIRE titled ' Cuanto,' facing a shared dilemma, Nucky and Margaret find common ground in Atlantic City. (more...)

Boz Scaggs to Perform at Capitol Center for the Arts, 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Boz Scaggs makes his first appearance at Concord's Capitol Center for the Arts on Sunday, October 19, at 7:30pm. Tickets start at $54.50 and are available now at the Box Office, located at 44 South Main Street, Concord, NH, online at, or via phone at 603-225-1111. (more...)

UPDATE: Billy Porter's WHILE I YET LIVE Delays Previews Until Sept 24 Due to 'Technical Issues'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Primary Stages has announced that the world premiere of While I Yet Live will begin performances on Wednesday, September 24 at 7PM. Producers have decided to delay the start of previews due to technical issues. (more...)

Jennifer DiNoia Joins West End WICKED As Elphaba!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

WICKED, the smash hit musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is proud to announce that Jennifer DiNoia, who has enjoyed a remarkable eight-year association with the show in North America and internationally, will join the West End production for a strictly limited 14 week engagement as Elphaba from Monday 27 October 2014 to Saturday 31 January 2015 at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Phoenix Symphony Maestro Tito Muñoz Seals His Triumphal Debut with Breathtaking CARMINA BURANA
by Herbert Paine - Sep 22, 2014

On the occasion of his debut as Phoenix Symphony's new Music Director, Tito Muñoz regaled his audience with a rich and robust performance of Carl Orff's Carmina Burana. Among the coterie of young conductors seizing the baton of major metropolitan orchestras, Muñoz will certainly be among the luminaries. (more...)

Remote eTMF Access to Double in 2015, Reveals Industry-wide Survey
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Veeva Systems' TMF survey findings come just months after the U.K.'s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) issued new guidelines on TMF accessibility. Repeated inspection delays due to inaccessible and incomplete sponsor TMFs prompted the MHRA to update its definition of a critical Good Clinical Practice (GCP) inspection finding to include TMF accessibility and availability. In 2013, 33% of commercial sponsor inspections required extra days due to an incomplete TMF or lack of accessibility. Further, nearly 30% of inspectors in the U.K. refuse to use paper and, instead, require access to an eTMF, according to the Drug Information Association (DIA) 2014 TMF survey. (more...)

Twenty Employers to Attend Annual Life Science Hiring Event Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

ROOSEVELT, N.J., Sept.22, 2014 /PRNewswire/, the premier career networking website for The Life Science industries, will host its 5 th annual career fair at The NJ Convention and Exposition Center at Raritan Center in Edison, NJ next week on Tuesday, September 30, 2014. The annual hiring event is sponsored by Novo Nordisk. Additional event sponsors include Covance and top generic drug company, Actavis, Inc. Additional companies who will be exhibiting and looking for new hires are Novartis, Johnson & Johnson, LifeCell, Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Regeneron, Daiichi Sankyo, Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF), Acorda Therapeutics, Indegene, GE Healthcare, Amneal Pharmaceuticals, ACT Oncology, Sollers, Catalent Pharma Solutions, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, MAQUET and Medidata Solutions. (more...)

Mallorie Moody Releases THE LIFE OF A HAIR SCRUNCHIE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Mallorie Moody is proud to announce the release of 'The Life of a Hair Scrunchie,' a children's book that was initially created as part of a sixth-grade writing assessment. The book will be available Sept. 23 on the Amazon Kindle. 'The Life of a Hair Scrunchie' will feature a collection of short stories from the eyes of two hair scrunchies named Abigail and Madison. After being purchased from a local Wal-Mart, the two scrunchies try to hold up to the standards of a new world that requires a different kind of flexibility. Mallorie, a singer-songwriter, first began writing the children's book while enrolled at Franklin Alternative Middle School in 2001. 'We were given a writing assessment in class one day and were instructed to create a short story,' says Mallorie. ' I did, and it was read aloud to the class. Everyone loved it. It made them laugh.' Mallorie remembered how well her story was received by her peers and kept record of it, adding to it throughout high school and college with the goal of making others laugh in the future. Who: Mallorie Moody, singer-songwriter What: 'The Life of a Hair Scrunchie,' a children's book When: Tuesday, Sept. 23 Where: Amazon Kindle Why: For child/ young adult entertainment purposes Mallorie Moody is a singer-songwriter and short story author who lives in Columbus, Ohio. She is a member of Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) and has published works on iTunes, Spotify, and Amazon. 'The Life of a Hair Scrunchie' is her first book. (more...)

A BRIEF HISTORY OF BEER to Play UNDER St. Marks Every Last Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Drink-a-long through time in the Quantum Pint Machine! After success at the Edinburgh, US, and Adelaide Fringes, Wish Experience brings New Yorkers their docudramedy based on The Life and times of the humble beer. (more...)

Half Moon Theatre Partners With Culinary Institute of America; Cady Huffman to Headline 10/25 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

The Culinary Institute of America and Half Moon Theatre, the Hudson Valley's leading year-round professional theatre company, are excited to announce a partnership that will bring New York-style theatrical performances to the Hyde Park campus of the world's premier culinary college. The CIA's new 800-seat, state-of-the-art Ecolab Auditorium in the Marriott Pavilion makes it possible for visitors to experience one of Half Moon Theatre's productions after enjoying a meal at The Bocuse, American Bounty, or Caterina de' Medici restaurants on the CIA campus. (more...)

World Premiere of MARC QUINN - MAKING WAVES Set for BFI London Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

MARC QUINN – MAKING WAVES, shot by Quinn's long time friend and collaborator, BAFTA and Grierson documentary award winning director GERRY FOX, delves into the nature of creativity. (more...)

Shakespeare & Company Takes HAMLET and 'LANGUAGE THAT SHAPED A WORLD' on School Tours; Book Now!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Heart-stirring, crowd-rousing and life-changing education programs are a bedrock of Shakespeare & Company. This year, the company presents the New England Tour of Hamlet and the Shakespeare & Company original hit Shakespeare and the Language that Shaped a World. Both Tours sold out last year, so be sure to book now to secure one of these performances in your school! (more...)

RFMD Expands Industry-Leading GaN Product Portfolio to Support DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Networking at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

DENVER, Sept. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) SCTE Cable-Tec Expo RFMD (Nasdaq:RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions, today unveiled 11 new amplifiers of which six are gallium nitride- (GaN-) based products to support the requirements of the new data over cable service interface specification (DOCSIS) 3.1. RFMD will showcase its portfolio of industry-leading CATV components for customers at its booth/meeting room (#2044) at the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo in Denver from September 22-25. (more...)

Lavalife Prepares for Re-launch with 'A Date in the Life' 'Video Campaign and Contest
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

New interactive video contest campaign lets users control the events and outcome of a first date while entering to win their own dream date or 1 of 1000 free memberships. (more...)

BWW Recap: FOREVER Breaks the Surface in Series Premiere
by Meg Wood - Sep 22, 2014

Immortality cannot be an easy thing. All your friends and loved ones are going to die and leave you. The droning on of eternity becomes pure drudgery. You will survive to see mullets and leisure suits back in style. Such is the fate of Dr. Henry Morgan, New York City Coroner. (more...)

by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Wounded: The Battle Back Home, the documentary-style film series that brings to life the experiences of warriors with both visible and invisible wounds, returns to MSNBC on September 28 with “Jesse: Operation Engage.” (more...)

Houston Chamber Choir to Make Miller Outdoor Theatre Debut 10/5 in 'LOVE ME DO!'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Houston Chamber Choir will present its debut performance at Miller Outdoor Theatre of Love Me Do! Love Songs of the '60s on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chuck Cooper, Bob Ari & More Join Randie Levine-Miller for BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPER DIVOS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

On Monday, September 15, Randie Levine-Miller presented and hosted Broadway Showstopper Divos --'A Swell Party' at the Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street. (more...)

Jim Speake to Bring 'I'M A BRASS BAND' to The Duplex in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

MAC (Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs) nominee Jim Speake, the loveable actor-singer who hails from Alabama, has a certain charm that has his audiences wanting to see him more than they already do! And they will very soon, when Jim brings back the acclaimed show "I'm a Brass Band, Jim Speake Sings Cy Coleman at the Duplex" for two more performances. (more...)

Mitchell Butel to Perform Cabaret Show at Hayes Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

A thousand dreams, a handful of loves, too many martinis and 24 hours packed into 80 minutes of song. Tales of time from the jazz and blues songbooks starring Mitchell Butel, presented by Neil Gooding in association with Hayes Theatre Co. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 9/20-9/21/2014
by - Sep 21, 2014

Hottest Articles on from this weekend Sunday, September 21, 2014 - Sunday, September 21, 2014. (more...)

by Stage Tube - Sep 21, 2014

Today in 1966, Annie Get Your Gun opened at the Broadway Theatre, where it ran for 77 performances.Annie Get Your Gun is a musical with lyrics and music written by Irving Berlin and a book by Herbert Fields and his sister Dorothy Fields. The story is a fictionalized version of The Life of Annie Oakley (1860-1926), who was a sharpshooter from Ohio, and her husband, Frank Butler. Songs that became hits include 'There's No Business Like Show Business', 'Doin' What Comes Natur'lly', 'You Can't Get a Man with a Gun', 'They Say It's Wonderful', and 'Anything You Can Do.' (more...)

BWW Reviews: BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL 1 Delighted With Well-Known and Less Often Heard Works
by Barry Lenny - Sep 21, 2014

When you need the solace that only music can bring, and Mozart is too sentimental, it must be, it has to be Beethoven. (more...)

Artscape's Heritage Festival Presents Theatre, Music, Dance and Poetry Sept. 24-30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2014

Multicultural theatre, music, dance and poetry productions are set to engage audiences in a celebration of South Africa's rich heritage at the Artscape Theatre. With South Africa's annual Heritage Day taking place on 24 September, The Artscape Heritage Festival will present a series of productions until 30 September that reflect on South Africa's history, the struggle for freedom, the pros and cons of life in the 'new' South Africa and the Rainbow Nation's rich cultural diversity. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2014

From Now On Productions, LLC, will present ALL HER FACES - A PORTRAIT OF DUSTY SPRINGFIELD, for a limited run, October 15 - 26 at the Workshop Theater Company's Main Stage Theater. (more...)

BWW TV: Billy Porter, S. Epatha Merkerson, Lillias White & More Preview WHILE I YET LIVE at Primary Stages
by Randy Rainbow - Sep 20, 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 nominee Sheryl 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 recently met the press and BroadwayWorld's Randy Rainbow was there for the big event. Check out a behind the scenes look below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Kenyon Phillips Discusses THE LIFE + DEATH OF KENYON PHILLIPS
by Anna Bencivengo - Sep 19, 2014

Kenyon Phillips will be returning to Joes Pub on Friday, October 24 to reprise his sold-out performance of The Life + Death of Kenyon Phillips. (more...)

Photo Flash: Austin Playhouse's TIME STANDS STILL
by Jeff Davis - Sep 19, 2014

BroadwayWorld-Austin is pleased to share the following production photos from Austin Playhouse's production of Time Stands Still. (more...)

OLIVES AND BLOOD Opens 10/2 at Connecticut Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

On October 2, OLIVES AND BLOOD will open on the stage at Connecticut Repertory Theatre, making its regional theatre and Connecticut premiere. The production marks the culmination of a journey that playwright Michael Bradford began nearly a decade earlier. The play explores the mystery surrounding the unsolved murder of the Spanish poet-playwright, Federico Garcia Lorca. Lorca, a promising and polarizing young artist, was disappeared during the Spanish Revolution. (more...)

Disney Channel's ZAPPED, Justin Bieber: Limitless Among New Digital Releases from MarVista Digital Entertainment
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

From teen and family comedies to sci-fi disasters to pop star documentaries, there is entertainment for everyone this fall with a slate of star-driven films, limited series and an all-new music documentary from MarVista Digital Entertainment (more...)

Ang Lee to Direct Film Adaptation of BILLY LYNN'S LONG HALFTIME WALK
by Movies News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions and Film4 announced today that the three-time Oscar®-winner Ang Lee has chosen an adaptation of Ben Fountain's acclaimed novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk as his next film (more...)

BWW Reviews: OZASIA FESTIVAL 2014: IBSEN IN ONE TAKE Breaks New Ground
by Barry Lenny - Sep 18, 2014

Hopefully, we will see more work from this director and theatre company in years to come. (more...)

Angela Lansbury to Star in BLITHE SPIRIT at the Ahmanson, Beginning December 9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Following the internationally acclaimed production with sold-out engagements on Broadway and in London's West End, television legend, Oscar recipient and five-time Tony Award-winner Angela Lansbury returns to the stage in Noel Coward's smash-hit comedic play 'Blithe Spirit' in an exciting North American tour to be launched at Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre. (more...)

Rachel Ticotin Set for THE LIFE + DEATH OF KENYON PHILLIPS, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Kenyon Phillips has announced that Rachel Ticotin (Man On Fire, Total Recall, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants) and Brad Calcaterra, owner and creative director of THE STUDIO in New York City, will perform the roles of his mother and father. (more...)

Ang Lee to Helm Film Adaptation of BILLY LYNN'S LONG HALFTIME WALK
by Movies News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions and Film4 announced today that the three-time Oscar-winner Ang Lee has chosen an adaptation of Ben Fountain's acclaimed novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk as his next film, his first since winning the Academy Award for directing the groundbreaking Life of Pi. (more...)

Scoop: MANHATTAN LOVE STORY on ABC - Tuesday, September 30, 2014
by TV Scoop - Sep 18, 2014

Get all the scoop on MANHATTAN LOVE STORY, airing on ABC on Tuesday, September 30, 2014! (more...)

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 18, 2014

AnthonyKen LLC and Sheryl Lee Ralph/The Diva Foundation present the Off-Broadway premiere of MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL, the new musical that celebrates The Life of the original 1970s 'Queen of Disco' Sylvester, featuring classic songs such as '(You Make Me Feel) Mighty Real,' 'Dance (Disco Heat),' 'Do Ya Wanna Funk,' and 'You Are My Friend.' MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL stars Anthony Wayne (Pippin, Anything Goes, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) as Sylvester. MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL has a book by Anthony Wayne, direction byAnthony Wayne and Kendrell Bowman, choreography byAnastacia McCleskey, and musical direction by Alonzo Harris. The production opened on September 14 at Theatre at St. Clement's (423 W. 46th Street). Tickets, which are priced from $25 - $84.50, are on sale now by calling (866) 811-4111 or by visiting Check out highlights from opening night below! (more...)

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