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2014 EstroGenius Festival to Kick Off 10/2 in New York City; Tickets on Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Source announces the performance schedule for their 15th Annual EstroGenius Festival, a multimedia performance festival showcasing female voices from a variety of disciplines, running October 2-November 2 at Stage Left Studio (214 West 30th Street between 7th and 8th Avenue) and the 4th Street Theatre (83 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery). (more...)

ABC Family Announces Line-Up for 16th Annual 13 NIGHTS OF HALLOWEEN
by TV News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

ABC Family brings the thrills and chills with 13 NIGHTS OF HALLOWEEN, a celebration filled with scares as you countdown to Halloween. (more...)

AN ILIAD, 'VANYA AND SONIA' and More Set for Perseverance Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Perseverance Theatre, which produces professional theatre by and for Alaskans in both Juneau and Anchorage, has announced its slate of plays for 2014-2015. With five productions in Juneau and Anchorage, Perseverance continues its commitment to statewide programming and expanding its community of audience and artisans. The season opens with An Iliad September 5 - 28 in Juneau while Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike plays in Anchorage September 12 - 21. (more...)

'Downton Abbey' costumes come to Biltmore in Asheville, N.C.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 2,2014 /PRNewswire/ Biltmore announces a new exhibition, 'Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times,' opening February 5 and continuing through Memorial Day, May 25, 2015.Designed by Exhibits Development Group in cooperation with Cosprop Ltd., London, the exhibition features more than 40 costumes from the popular PBS series 'Downton Abbey.' The clothing will be showcased in rooms throughout Biltmore House in groupings inspired by the fictional show and by real life at Biltmore, the grand Vanderbilt estate of the same era. (more...)

Former Paper Mill Playhouse Executive Producer Angelo Del Rossi Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse lost its former Executive Producer Angelo Del Rossi on Saturday, August 30, 2014. Angelo Del Rossi helmed Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey, for forty years. A funeral service was held on Monday, September 1, 2014 in Montclair, NJ. Paper Mill Playhouse is planning a memorial tribute at the Millburn theater where the entire theater community can celebrate The Life of Angelo Del Rossi. Date, time and more information is forthcoming. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting memorial contributions to the Angelo Del Rossi Scholarship Fund, Paper Mill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ, 07041. (more...)

Sequel to THE BOY WHO SAID NO by Patti Sheehy, is Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Longboat Key, Florida (more...)

Steve Solomon to Perform at The Grand 1894 Opera House, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

On Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 8 pm, author/performer Steve Solomon returns to The Grand 1894 Opera House with his latest laugh-out-loud, one-man show, Cannoli, Latkes & Guilt…The Therapy Continues. (more...)

By Switching Catalyst From Silver to Copper, Natcore Finds Additional Solar Cell Savings.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

RED BANK, N.J., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ In making a solar cell, scientists etch nanoscale spikes into a silicon wafer in order to maximize its surface area and consequently to maximize the amount of sunlight to reach it. Metal particles have been used as a catalyst in this process because etching is much accelerated near metal particles. (more...)

By Switching Catalyst From Silver to Copper, Natcore Finds Additional Solar Cell Savings.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

RED BANK, N.J., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ In making a solar cell, scientists etch nanoscale spikes into a silicon wafer in order to maximize its surface area and consequently to maximize the amount of sunlight to reach it. Metal particles have been used as a catalyst in this process because etching is much accelerated near metal particles. (more...)

I AM ME Mobile Performances Begin this Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

I Am Me is a site un-specific play and mobile performance. I Am Me is a one woman interactive guerilla style performance piece. I Am Me blends storytelling with an immersive atmosphere. I Am Me is a glass through which the audience can experience familiar surroundings in a new way. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 8/26/2014 - 9/2/2014
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Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 8/26/2014 - 9/2/2014. (more...)

HBO Reveals BOARDWALK EMPIRE September Episode Titles & Description
by TV News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

The Emmy®-winning HBO drama series BOARDWALK EMPIRE returns for its eight-episode, fifth and final season SUNDAY, SEPT. 7 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. (more...)

The KPA Group is Selected to Deliver the Building Information Model (BIM) for the Veterans' Affairs Palo Alto Health Care Campus
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The KPA Group (http://www.thekpagroup.com) was selected by the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Construction and Facilities Management to develop the Building Information Model for each of the buildings and associated sites on the Palo Alto VA Campus. Approximately 60 building models will be created and over 20 unique campus site configurations will be studied. The Building Information Modeling will allow the VA planning and engineering teams to review project phasing and construction scenarios in 3D and should contribute to the overall success of the program and The Life cycle management of the campus. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Introducing The National Theater Institute's Complete Theater Training
by National Theater Institute - Sep 1, 2014

The National Theater Institute is excited to partner with BroadwayWorld to give an inside look at the undergraduate training program that has launched the careers of thousands of actors, directors, dancers, composers, designers, and playwrights since 1970. (more...)

Photo Flash: SOUTH AFRICAN DANCE FESTIVAL October -November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2014

DANCE forms an important part of this year's vibrant AFROVIBES FESTIVAL 2014 with three outstanding dance productions from South Africa and one collaborative programme by Birmingham's ACE Dance & Music and South African choreographer Vincent Mantsoe (photo left of 'Mana' by Brian Slater). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Eva Noblezada Shows 'A Day in the Life of MISS SAIGON'
by Stage Tube - Sep 1, 2014

MISS SAIGON's Kim, Eva Noblezada, recently posted a video to the West End show's official Instagram, showing 'A Day in The Life of MISS SAIGON.' In this video, she gives viewers a backstage look at some of the props, costumes, and more. Since it's entitled 'A Day in MISS SAIGON... Part 1,' it's certain we can expect to see more videos in the near future. Keep checking BroadwayWorld for those, and check out the video below! (more...)

Royal Albert Hall Presents A NIGHT OUT WITH... SIR MICHAEL CAINE, Feat. Artist Max Richter and More, Oct 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2014

The Royal Albert Hall has announced their season for October 2014. It includes a celebration of Michael Caine, featured artists Max Richter, Peter Andre, and more. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Harvey Fierstein is Too Cool for the Ice Bucket Challenge... Or is He?
by Stage Tube - Aug 31, 2014

KINKY BOOTS book-writer Harvey Fierstein was recently challenged to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by KINKY BOOTS composer/lyricist Cyndi Lauper. Not surprisingly, he received a cold surprise when trying to respectfully decline. (more...)

Author Alfred V. Cafiero Releases 'Electra'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2014

In a world rife with societal problems and endless showdown for global dominion, author Alfred V. Cafiero weaves a compelling story set in the Mid-West that reflects the common dilemma most citizens face today. 'Electra' (published by Xlibris) will take readers on a journey full of hope and a promise of a better tomorrow. (more...)

BLUNDERLAND Comes to South Florida 11/19-22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2014

Fort Lauderdale will be only the second city in the country to receive the production How I Stepped Out as a Transvestite from BLUNDERLAND by Rufus Cadigan, performing November 19-22. Blunderland received its world premiere in June, 2013 during the annual Columbus Pride Celebration. Blunderland is a true story based on The Life of Rev. William Carlson (1935-2012). Mr. Cadigan and Mr. Carlson became friends around 1994 when they were both parishioners at St. Chad's Episcopal Church in Loves Park, Illinois. Mr. Cadigan remembers him as a kind, warm gentleman filled with joy and humor. (more...)

HERE Arts Center Presents PYRE CANTATA , 9/04-07
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2014

Pyre Cantata, an electric new R&B musical, will be performed at HERE on September 4th - 7th. This mythic, soulful, vocally pyrotechnic adaptation of Antigone follows four young siblings as they try to fix the broken city of Thebes. The music, a soulful fusion of R&B, gospel, and musical theatre exquisitely sews together quick humor with alarming tragedy. Appealing to lovers of Greek drama and good music alike, Pyre Cantata is a fiery new twist on a centuries-old myth. (more...)

Joan Rivers Remains on Life Support; Family to Make Tough Call
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2014

TMZ reports that comedian Joan Rivers is currently on life support. Sources close to the star say that her life is completely dependent on machines at the moment, and in a few days, her family will be faced with the decision of whether or not to keep her on The Life support. The family is holding out hopes that she will make a recovery of some sort very soon. (more...)

Stargazer Literary Prizes Announces August Finalists Winners
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

Stargazer Literary Prizes has announced these three finalists that have been shortlisted for its annual prize competition. Tantric Coconuts by New York Times bestselling author Greg Kincaid is a finalist in the Visionary & Metaphysical Fiction category. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance meets Life of Pi in this quirky spiritual journey across the wild highways and byways of America. The Universe Builders: Bernie and the Putty by Steve LeBel was also named a finalist in the Visionary & Metaphysical Fiction category. This story dives into a humorous fantasy world unlike anything you have imagined-a world of gods and goddesses who build universes for a living. It's a fascinating tale of good vs. evil and a young hero on a journey of self-discovery. Compass by Jennifer Gibson is a finalist in the Young Adult category. The book follows The Life of a girl who is hearing impaired. Life for Jessie is a juggling act, learning to be happy and whole in a world of persistent antagonists and obstacles impeding her path towards a 'normal life.' These three finalists received awards for their achievements and have been added to their category's shortlist. Each category has one Prize Winner that will be announced in October 2015. Stargazer Literary Prizes fills a niche in the vast vortex of books by recognizing life-changing books for excellence in the following categories: · Social & Environmental Issues Nonfiction · Historical & Controversial Nonfiction/Fiction · Visionary & Metaphysical Fiction · Body, Mind & Spirit · Young Adult · Fantasy & Science Fiction In an effort to help excellent books stand out from the crowd, Stargazer Literary Prizes promotes all winners on social media, as well as their blog and website, which allows authors to network and reach new audiences. Stargazer Literary Prizes also donates 10% of entry fees to nonprofits, as another way to help make the world a better place. This prestigious literary competition is currently accepting submissions. About: Stargazer Literary Prizes writing competition recognizes life-changing fiction and nonfiction with prizes at a global level. Winners will have demonstrated an outstanding ability to courageously communicate pressing issues, provide insights into the human dilemma and inspire the spirit. Stargazer will display the Prize Winners and Finalists and Honorable Mention award winners on our website and blog to bring attention to these outstanding books and hopefully change the world, one book at a time. The annual competition awards a total of $1,000 in prizes between the Prize Winners. More information can be found at the Stargazer Literary Prizes website: http://www.stargazerliteraryprizes.com (more...)

American Spiritual Ensemble Returns to Sarasota Opera Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

The critically acclaimed American Spiritual Ensemble will return to the William E. Schmidt Opera Theatre at the Sarasota Opera House on Saturday, September 6th at 7pm for a one night only performance celebrating The Life of William E. Schmidt. The concert will be free and open to the public. (more...)

Cumberland County Playhouse's DAMN YANKEES Begins 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

Beginning September 12, Cumberland County Playhouse promises audiences a devilishly good time as they present Damn Yankees, the Tony Award-winning musical that's all about America's favorite pastime, baseball! Middle-aged Joe Boyd (Jim Crabtree) will do anything to see his beloved Washington Senators win the pennant-even sell his soul to the Devil. So when charming Mr. Applegate (Jason Ross) offers him the chance to dethrone the Yankees and lead his team to the pennant, Joe can't resist the temptation. But when transformed into the baseball sensation of the year, young Joe Hardy (Blake Graham) must decide if The Life he gave up is more important than youth and fame. Only with the help of the Devil's sultry seductress Lola (Leila Nelson) does Hardy have a chance at redemption. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Jeremy Jordan, Sierra Boggess & More Set for 54 Below in Coming Months
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

This September and October 54 BELOW presents a lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

Hackett Miller Company, Inc. Signs with APA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

Hackett Miller Company, Inc. announced Friday that it has signed with one of the largest diversified talent agencies, APA - Agency for the Performing Arts. "The growth of our company is skyrocketing! We really need to be with a topnotch agency, whose reputation is unparalleled in its representation of artists across multiple platforms. We are very excited to forge ahead in this new partnership with the best agency in the business, as our company continues to grow at such an accelerated pace!" said Lisa Dawn Miller, President of Hackett Miller. (more...)

Nikki Davis-Jones Withdraws from WICKED in West End and UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

WICKED, the global musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, announced earlier this summer that Ashleigh Gray would join the record-breaking UK Tour from Tuesday September 16, 2014 as Elphaba, as current cast member Nikki Davis-Jones was secheduled to join the London production from Monday October 27, 2014. Now according to the show's official Twitter feed, Davis-Jones has withdrawn form both productions. (more...)

Nancy D. Gosse Releases OBSCURITY: IN YOUR FACE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Lindsay, Ontario (more...)

Alvin Ailey Announces Performances at New York City Center - World Premiere, Odetta Tribute, Holiday Shows and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized as a vital "American Cultural Ambassador" to the world and New York City Center's Principal Dance Company, returns to the New York City Center stage for the 43rd consecutive year from December 3, 2014 - January 4, 2015. The Company will present 39 performances during an exciting annual season that has become a joyous holiday tradition. (more...)

Never-Before-Published Photo of Marilyn Monroe Found in a Shoebox
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Marilyn Monroe is arguably one of the most iconic figures of the 20 th century. It is not often that a never-before-seen pristine image of her from her prime emerges. But one such photo was discovered in a shoebox of old family photos from more than half a century ago. (more...)

Oakland East Bay Symphony Announces Performance Schedule for Upcoming Season; BROTHERS IN ARTS to Premiere, 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Oakland, CA, August 28, 2014 – The West Coast Premiere of Chris Brubeck and Guillaume Saint-James' jazz-orchestral work Brothers in Arts will highlight the 2014-2015 season opening of the Oakland East Bay Symphony November 7 conducted by Music Director Michael Morgan, who celebrates his 25th year with the Symphony. Brothers in Arts and Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony will be performed in one concert only, Friday November 7, at 8 pm at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland. The concert is sponsored by Wells Fargo and the Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation,For information and tickets, visit www.oebs.org . (more...)

Alan Gilbert to Conduct World Premiere of Christopher Rouse's THUNDERSTUCK, 8/9-14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Music Director Alan Gilbert will lead the New York Philharmonic in the World Premiere of Thunderstuck, a Philharmonic commission by The Marie-Josee Kravis Composer-in-Residence Christopher Rouse; Haydn's Symphony No. 103, Drumroll; and Brahms's Violin Concerto, featuring Lisa Batiashvili in her first appearance as The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in- Residence, Thursday, October 9, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, October 10 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, October 11 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, October 14 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

FASHION MASTERMINDS to Premiere on Fashion One in September
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

When it comes to fashion, they are the masters of the game. Fashion One, the premiere fashion, entertainment and lifestyle international broadcaster, introduces a brand new special program that highlights The Life and works of the world's top fashion designers starting this September on Fashion Masterminds. (more...)

Dahn Yoga Life Spotlights Hawaii Regional Manager, Ilchibuko Todd
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Gilbert, AZ (more...)

Two of Gaming's Greatest Minds Team up for a Mysterious New Nintendo 3DS Adventure
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

“This is the whole truth and nothing but the truth: Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney is an absolute treat for longtime fans of both series and newcomers who love puzzles and engaging stories,” said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America's executive vice president of Sales & Marketing. “The game offers solid proof that the Nintendo 3DS library overflows with exclusive, one-of-a-kind experiences.” (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Lauren Bacall Fetes Bernstein Via Sondheim
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 28, 2014

Today we celebrate an unforgettable entertainment moment enacted by the stage and screen star we lost last week at age 89, Lauren Bacall. (more...)

BWW Blog: Paige Davis - The Gold Stage Door
by Guest Blogger: Paige Davis - Aug 28, 2014

When I was 10 years old, I had The Life altering good fortune to see A CHORUS LINE on Broadway. It was playing at the Shubert Theater and it offered a gift of magic that stayed with me from curtain up to curtain down, and beyond. I had been transported by the dancers and their stories; so when the show ended, I pleaded with my parents to let me wait at the stage door in Shubert Alley for the dancers to emerge. I didn't have lofty goals of meeting them or asking for their autographs, I just wanted to catch a reassuring glimpse that such creatures were real. (more...)

SMOKEFALL Begins Encore Run at Goodman Theatre on 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Tickets ($25-$81; subject to change) are on sale now at GoodmanTheatre.org/Smokefall, by phone at 312.443.3800 or at the box office (170 North Dearborn). The Goodman is grateful for the generosity of its production supporters, including Abbott Fund, the Sponsor Partner; the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, the Foundation Partner; and Mayer Brown, the Corporate Sponsor Partner. (more...)

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

Spokane, WA (more...)

LA River Boat Race Launches on Labor Day Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Los Angeles, California (more...)

Media Enabled Musketeers 'All for one and one for all' US-Russia Media Program
by TV News Desk - Aug 27, 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. Project partners will conduct community training seminars on disability sensitivity as well as workshops on documentary storytelling for citizens with disabilities, journalists, and journalism students. Journalists will pair up with disabled citizens to produce short films about issues that affect their community. (more...)

New Memoir Shares A MOTHER'S BROKEN HEART
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Phoenix (more...)

New Book Asks 'What is Man?'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Khartoum, Sudan (more...)

Mark Nepo Featured for REDUCED TO JOY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

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'SCENES AND SONGS FROM FANNIE LOU' to Play Carnegie Hall, 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

In a one night engagement, the Center for Law and Justice (CLSJ) will be presenting 'Scenes and Songs from Fannie Lou,' at Carnegie Hall on October 9th. (more...)

Paydiant Relocates and Expands to Meet Accelerated Growth
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

NEWTON, MA - Paydiant, provider of a white-label mobile wallet solution for many of the world's largest retailers and banks, has moved into new headquarters at Riverside Center, 275 Grove Street in Newton, MA. The new location doubles the company's office space and includes a state-of-the-art consumer experience lab for mobile commerce. The company expects the new location, situated right next door to the Riverside MBTA station and less than a mile from the commuter rail line, to help it meet its anticipated employee growth, with most of those additions expected to come in engineering, professional services and customer technical support. (more...)

SPEED THE PLOW, ON GOLDEN POND & More Set for Theatre Artists Studio's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

The Studio has announced its 2014-2015 season. Here's a breakdown of currently scheduled events and dates! (more...)

BWW Interview: Michael Cerveris Reveals All on NINE LIVES Musical, His New Home in New Orleans & More!
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 27, 2014

Cerveris took the time to chat with BroadwayWorld about the new project earlier this week, and you can check out the full interview below! (more...)

Linda Kosut to Bring 'EASY COME, EASY GO' to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 10/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Award winning jazz and cabaret performer Linda Kosut brings 'Easy Come, Easy Go: The Music of Johnny Green,' a joyous tribute to the great composer and music director, to Feinstein's for a CD release party and performance, Wednesday, October 15 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

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