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SLEEPING CUTIE: A FRACTURED FAIRY TALE MUSICAL Makes World Premiere at Thick House, Now thru 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Sleeping Cutie: A Fractured Fairy Tale Musical with Music by Doug Katsaros and Lyrics / Book by Diane Sampson will have its world premiere in this exclusive Off a Cliff / PlayGround co-production in San Francisco for a limited engagement, running four weeks only. (more...)

EaglePicher Technologies Closing in on 2 Billion Cell Hours in Space without a Mission Failure
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

CLEVELAND, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, (EPT), an OM Group, Inc. (NYSE: OMG) company, and a leading supplier of specialty batteries and energy storage solutions for the defense, aerospace, medical, commercial and grid energy storage markets, announced today that it is merely weeks away from reaching a major milestone. (more...)

Nat Geo Premieres New Season of LIFE BELOW ZERO Tonight
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

National Geographic Channel's cult hit series Life Below Zero will return tonight, April 17 at 9 p.m. (more...)

Scoop: THE VAMPIRE DIARIES on THE CW - Tonight, April 17, 2014
by TV Scoop - Apr 17, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE VAMPIRE DIARIES, airing on THE CW tonight, April 17, 2014! (more...)

Espo Productions Presents World Premiere of JACKIE AND MARILYN at Theatre Row, Now thru 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Espo Productions, in association with MC of NY and World Tree Productions, are pleased to announce the Off-Broadway world premiere of JACKIE AND MARILYN, written by Sheri Graubert and directed by Sanja Bestic. JACKIE AND MARILYN, a play with music about one of the most talked about possible love triangles in American history, will play a four week limited engagement at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, Manhattan). Performances begin tonight, April 17 and continue through Saturday, May 3. Opening Night is Friday, April 18 at 8 p.m. (more...)

York Theatre Company Extends INVENTING MARY MARTIN Through 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Due to popular demand, The York Theatre Company has announced a one-week extension of the world premiere production of the new musical revue, Inventing Mary Martin, that will now play through Sunday afternoon, May 25, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. at The York Theatre Company's home at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue) where performances began earlier this week on April 15. Opening Night is Sunday evening, April 27, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

The Crackpot Crones and Theatre Rhinoceros to Welcome Terry Baum in 'HICK: A LOVE STORY', 7/10-27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The Crackpot Crones, known for their feminist theatrics, and Theatre Rhinoceros, the nation's premiere gay theatre, are partnering to bring a new solo play to San Francisco - HICK: A Love Story, The Romance of Lorena Hickok and Eleanor Roosevelt, opens on July 10, 2014, at the Eureka Theater. The play is written by Terry Baum & Pat Bond, performed by Terry Baum and directed by Carolyn Myers. HICK: A Love Story has a limited engagement of 12 performances (three weekends only) July 10 - 27, 2014 -Thurs., Fri., Sat. 8:00 pm / Sun. 3:00 pm, at the Eureka Theatre, 215 Jackson St. (at Battery St.), SF 94111. (more...)

China Recycling Energy Corporation Appoints Christensen as Strategic Investor Relations Advisor
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

XI'AN, China, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ China Recycling Energy Corp. (CREG; 'CREG' or 'the Company'), a leading industrial waste-to-energy solution provider in China, today announced the appointment of Christensen, a global IR and financial media communications firm, as its investor relations advisor. (more...)

WPPAC Conservatory Theatre Presents RENT School Edition, 4/25-27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The region's premiere theatrical training organization, the WPPAC Conservatory Theatre, presents RENT School Edition on stage at the White Plains Performing Arts Center, April 25- 27. Based loosely on Puccini's La Boheme, RENT School Edition follows a year in The Life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and createin New York's Lower East Side, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. (more...)

The Boston Modern Orchestra Project Presents A FINE CENTENNIAL, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the nation's premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music, partners with The Fine Family, The Irving Fine Society, and Brandeis University and its Department of Music to pay tribute to three central figures of the mid-century Boston musical landscape - Irving Fine, Harold Shapero and Arthur Berger. Celebrating Irving Fine's (1914-1962) centennial, BMOP spotlights this trio of lifelong friends and composers who advanced a unique vision for American music that incorporated the neoclassicism of Stravinsky, the clean elegance of Copland, and the edginess of serialism, all with a highly personal stamp. Click here to view program details. (more...)

RJ Young Dedicates Habitat for Humanity Home
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

On Sunday, April 13th, RJ Young and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville presented Youlonda Smith and daughter Ryan Smith with the keys to their new home during a dedication ceremony in the Park Preserve subdivision. RJ Young and Habitat for Humanity executives and employees were on hand to present Youlonda the mortgage certificate and keys to her new home. (more...)

East Atlantic Investment Corporation Backs New Startup, Pango Financial LLC, to Support Small Business
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

East Atlantic Investment Corporation (EAIC) today announced the launch of a new startup it has helped to fund. Dubbed Pango Financial LLC (Pango), the fledgling company will focus on enabling clients to fund the acquisition or recapitalization of new or existing businesses. East Atlantic Investment Corporation's investment portfolio has included student lending, financial services, and The Life sciences industries. (more...)

THIEF to Premiere at Brighton Fringe, 13-18 May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Thief, a new piece of theatre exploring the transience of beauty, will premiere at the Brighton Fringe May 13- 18th, before transferring to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Only Light In The Darkness' on Next AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.
by - Apr 16, 2014

On the next episode of ABC's Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. titled "The Only Light In The Darkness" - With their world turned upside down, Coulson races to save The Life of his one true love (more...)

Oprah Winfrey Cancels LINDSAY LOHAN Reality Show
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The UK's Daily Mail reports exclusively that the Lindsay Lohan documentary series on OWN will not be renewed for a second season. (more...)

Stanley Tucci & More Coming to Pivot Programming in 2014
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Pivot, Participant Media's network targeting Millennials, age 18-34, today unveiled a robust development slate, and a greenlight for 'Fortitude,' a 12-episode Sky/Pivot original series starring Stanley Tucci, Michael Gambon, Sienna Guillory, and Luke Treadaway. (more...)

New Children's Book, Poppo's Electric Brain, is Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ When Jack McDonald elected to have Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery after more than a decade of watching his tremors and other symptoms get progressively worse, he saw it as a teachable moment for his grandchildren. Their reactions to his brain surgery experience were the inspiration for Poppo's Electric Brain, an educational new children's book that makes Parkinson's disease and DBS more understandable for young people. More information about the book, including a video trailer, is available at http://popposelectricbrain.com/. Poppo's Electric Brain is currently for sale on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. (more...)

Ann Peacock to Pen Feature Screenplay based on SAVING THE LOST TRIBE
by Movies News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Ann Peacock ("The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe") is set to write a feature screenplay based on the acclaimed book Saving the Lost Tribe. (more...)

Cincinnati Shakespeare's THE TWO NOBLE KINSMEN Opens 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Cincinnati S This May, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is proud to become one of the first five theaters in the United States to "Complete the Canon" by producing all 38 plays by William Shakespeare. The final play needed to "Complete the Canon" is William Shakespeare's "The Two Noble Kinsmen", which CSC will open on May 2, 2014. This production is generously sponsored by Charles Parsons and Bill McKim and the Canon Club. The design sponsor is PNC Bank. (more...)

Quintiles Transnational Signs Five Year Agreement for OmniComm Systems' TrialOne
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL -  OmniComm Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: OMCM), a global leading provider of clinical data management solutions for clinical trials, today announced the signing of a five year agreement with Quintiles Transnational (Quintiles) for OmniComm Systems' market leading TrialOne technology for Phase I clinic automation. Quintiles is the world's largest provider of biopharmaceutical development and commercial outsourcing services with a network of more than 28,000 employees conducting business in approximately 100 countries. (more...)

Physicians Interactive's Transformative Omnio Medical App Expands from iPad to iPhone, Android Versions
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

READING, Mass., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Physicians Interactive Inc. (PI), the leading provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals, today announced it is launching free iPhone and Android versions of its popular Omnio application. (more...)

Energizer Night Race in Chicago Empowers Runners to Make a Positive Impact; Unique Global Race Series to Donate 14 Million Hours of Solar Light in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

CHICAGO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ From Peru to the Philippines, Mexico to Montreal, Spain to South Africa, more than 220,000 runners have laced up their running shoes to help make a positive impact through the Energizer Night Race for a Brighter World. The power and light company is picking up the pace with the first North American race this year in Chicago. As participants race at night, with the light of an Energizer headlight to guide them, they unite to raise awareness for the global need for safe, affordable solar light for the 1.3 billion people in the world living without electricity. 1 In honor of the 2014 race series, Energizer is pledging to donate an unprecedented 14 million hours of solar light through their work with the international nonprofit One Million Lights. (more...)

FX's FARGO Premieres Strong with 4.15 Million Viewers
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

FX's new 10-part limited series and critical juggernaut Fargo received a warm reception among viewers, drawing 4.15 million total viewers and 1.79 million Adults 18-49 for its first installment, a very strong initial number which will amount to only a small fraction of its final tally once time-shifted viewing arrives. (more...)

IMAGINiT Technologies and Rand Facilities Management Offer Complete Building Lifecycle Management Services
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

“Together the Rand Facilities Management and IMAGINiT Technologies teams help clients derive the maximum benefit from integrating BIM data with their FM systems,” states Tim Johnson, senior vice president of IMAGINiT Technologies. “Be it taking BIM data from Revit, scanning a building and putting that point cloud data into Revit, the sharing of Revit models with teams collaborating on a project, or the inclusion of CFD analysis for building ventilation we have experts that can help develop and collect that data, set up standards for working it, and that can help manage it and import it into your FM platform of choice so that you can begin to leverage the promise of BLM.” (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY National Tour to Play National Theatre, 6/3-8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

West Side Story returns to its theatrical home at the National Theatre for one week only, June 3 through 8. The landmark American musical made its world premiere at the National in 1957 prior to heading to Broadway, as did its revival in 2008, and now the North American tour of this celebrated story concludes in Washington at the place where it all began. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Opens Nina Raine's TRIBES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Berkeley Repertory Theatre continues the second half of its season with Tribes, a sophisticated and moving family drama by celebrated British playwright Nina Raine. Her profound and powerful new play became an award-winning hit in London and New York. Now renowned director Jonathan Moscone brings it to Berkeley Rep this April for its Bay Area premiere. Tribes follows Billy, a young man who was born deaf into a loquacious and highly opinionated academic family who raised him to lip-read and integrate into the hearing world. When he meets Sylvia - raised by Deaf parents and going deaf herself - Billy decides it's time to speak on his own terms and to be heard. Playing out in words, sign language, and sometimes mesmerizing silence, this penetrating drama examines familial love, notions of belonging, and the intersections of communication. Tribes began previews Friday, April 11, opens tonight, April 16, and closes on Sunday, May 11, 2014. (more...)

Montreal's Leading Independent Theatre Companies Launch 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The 2014-2015 season launch of some of Montreal's leading independent professional English theatre companies took place Monday afternoon. (more...)

Production Company to Present THE BLUE MOON DANCING Reading, 4/27-28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The Production Company's Managing Director of the 2014 Reading Series, Dean Farell Bruggeman, and Artistic Directors August Viverito and T L Kolman proudly announce the third selection for the company's new-play-reading series with Ed Graczyk's beautiful The Blue Moon Dancing, directed by David Youse. The reading takes place at our new studio space, dubbed The Production Company Workspace, at 14731 Oxnard St., Van Nuys, CA 91411, on Sunday, April 27 @ 7 pm, and Monday, April 28 @ 8 PM. Admission is complimentary. (more...)

AdverseEvents Closes $2 Million Series A Financing
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The investment bolsters AdverseEvents' mission to make post-approval drug safety data accessible, actionable, and predictable and affirms the strong demand for its drug scoring, signaling and side effect analytics platform. The proceeds will be used to expand the company's sales force and analyst teams, and to continue to build its marketing presence among health insurers, health systems and hospitals. (more...)

Nike SB X Jordan I is Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

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Novatel Wireless Taps Simple Solutions to Serve as Technical Competence Center for EMEA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

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Kathleen Chalfant, Teal Wicks & More Set for THE LIGHTNING THIEF Benefit Concert on 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Kathleen Chalfant (Angels in America, Wit, 'House of Cards'), Teal Wicks (Jekyll and Hyde, Wicked), Stephen DeRosa (HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire'), Josh Grisetti (Enter Laughing) and Matthew Schechter (Act One) have joined the roster of performers set to appear in the one-night-only benefit concert of the new musical THE LIGHTNING THIEF on Monday, April 21, 2014 at 7 p.m. at Off-Broadway's Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). (more...)

Ebony Repertory Theatre Extends PAUL ROBESON with Keith David Through 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Ebony Repertory Theatre (ERT - Founder/Producer Wren T. Brown) announced today that Phillip Hayes Dean's (Drama Desk-winner for The Sty of the Blind Pig) powerful and moving play PAUL ROBESON has been extended by popular demand for three more performances and will now play through Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. The production, directed by Mr. Dean, stars two-time Emmy Award-winner Keith David (Fox's new series Enlisted) with accompaniment by pianist/musical director Byron J. Smith (working with numerous artists including Wynton Marsalis, Barbra Streisand, BeBe Winans). PAUL ROBESON plays at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center (4718 West Washington Boulevard) in Los Angeles. (more...)

'A TALE OF TWO SPARROWS' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

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'Behind the Smile: Orphaned by Hitler's Madness' to Be Featured in Book Fair
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

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Amas Musical Theatre to Stage Readings of COOKIN! - A TASTE OF THINGS TO COME, 5/12-13 at St. Luke's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present free staged readings of "Cookin! - A Taste of Things to Come," a new musical by Debra Barsha and Hollye Levin, with musical direction by Gillian Berkowitz. Directed by Tony Award nominee Lynne Taylor-Corbett (Swing!), the readings will be held on Monday, May 12th at 1pm & 4pm and Tuesday, May 13th at 4pm at St. Luke's Theatre. (more...)

Shaker to Share Thought Leadership at SIOP's 29th Annual Conference
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

CLEVELAND, OH - Shaker Consulting Group, the market leader in custom simulations for pre-employment testing, today announced its thought leadership sessions and participation at the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology's 29th Annual Conference, SIOP 2014. The three-day conference will take place at the Hawaii Convention Center and Hilton Hawaiian Village in Honolulu from Thursday, May 15 to Saturday, May 17, 2014. (more...)

Beyond the Hype of Global Next-Generation Sequencing Informatics: Inflated Expectations in an Emerging Market
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

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Tim Freedman to Honor Harry Nilsson at Fairfax Studio, 18 July
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Performing at Arts Centre Melbourne's Fairfax Studio as part of a national tour, Tim Freedman will be honouring the legacy of one of the 20th century's great singer-songwriters - the legendary Harry Nilsson on Friday 18 July. (more...)

York Theatre Company's INVENTING MARY MARTIN Begins Performances Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director) continues the 2013-2014 season with the world premiere of the new musical , Inventing Mary Martin, conceived, written and directed by Stephen Cole, music supervision and arrangements by David Krane, music direction by Lawrence Goldberg, co-directed and choreographed by Bob Richard, with original music and lyrics by legendary composers Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein, Vernon Duke & Howard Dietz, Kurt Weill & Ogden Nash, No?l Coward, Irving Berlin, Jule Styne & Carolyn Leigh, Howard Dietz & Arthur Schwartz, and Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt, among others. (more...)

DocbookMD Selected as Mobile Communication Solution for Memorial Hermann Physician Network
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

“We are excited to partner with MHMD to bring a new level of communication security and efficiency to one of the largest Accountable Care Organizations in the country,” says Dr. Gueramy, CEO of DocbookMD. “In the age of smartphones and tablets, Docbook Enterprise is becoming a must-have mobile communication tool to help physicians around Texas and the country provide better care to their patients.” (more...)

MoMA to Present ContemporAsian 2014 with Films from Hong Kong, Iran, South Korea and Japan, 4/21-8/31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The Museum of Modern Art presents the seventh season of ContemporAsian, an ongoing series showcasing films that get little exposure outside of their home countries or on the international festival circuit, but which engage the various styles, histories, and changes in Asian cinema, from April 21 to August 31, 2014, in the Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters. (more...)

'THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR', THE CAT AND THE HAT and More Make Up The Rose Theater's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The Rose Theater's upcoming season invites audiences to gallop off to the Old West, fly away to a distant planet in another dimension and float away holding a magical umbrella. The nine main stage shows promise to transport audiences to new worlds and open their minds to a multitude of experiences. (more...)

Alex Minsky to Throw First Pitch at 3rd Annual DRAG QUEEN WORLD SERIES, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Defending Champions The LA Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are headed back to the softball field to defend their title against The West Hollywood Cheerleaders in the Drag Queen World Series on May 10, 2014 from 1-4pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lillias White, Robin de Jesus and More Sing THE SONGS OF LYONS & PAKCHAR at 54 Below
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Apr 15, 2014

54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, welcomed two-time Tony Award winner Lillias White, Ben Platt, Naturi Naughton, Katie Thompson, two-time Tony Award nominee Robin de Jesus and more for 'Who We Are: The Songs of Lyons & Pakchar' last night, April 14. Contemporary musical theatre composers Douglas Lyons and Ethan Pakchar showcased original music from their Pop/R&B catalogue. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from the sold-out concert below! (more...)

The Group Rep to Stage World Premiere Musical THE GHOST OF GERSHWIN, 5/9-6/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The Group Rep presents the world premiere musical 'The Ghost of Gershwin,' with music by Wayland Pickard, book by Doug Haverty, lyrics by Laura Manning, directed by Jules Aaron, choreographed by Michele Bernath, and produced by Richard Alan Woody. The play runs May 9 through June 22, 2014, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm at the Lonny Chapman Theatre at the edge of the NoHo Arts District. (more...)

Texas State Premiere of LION AR to Raise Funds for Massive International Animal Rescue, 5/25
by Movies News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The Texas State Premiere of the award-winning wildlife rescue documentary Lion Ark - about the rescue of 25 lions - will be given extra bite as the event is to raise funds to send the team back to South America to save dozens of animals suffering in illegal circuses. (more...)

People's Light & Theatre to Stage WOODY SEZ, 5/7-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

People's Light & Theatre presents Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie running May 7-25 on the Leonard C. Haas Stage. (more...)

Ben Edquist, Arlo Hill and Natalie Ballenger Named Winners of 2014 LOTTE LENYA COMPETITION
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Ben Edquist, of Houston, won the $15,000 First Prize in the finals of the 2014 Lotte Lenya Competition, sponsored by the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music and held on April 12, 2014, in Kilbourn Hall of the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y. Arlo Hill, of New York, won the Second Prize of $10,000, and the Third Prize of $7,500 was awarded to Natalie Ballenger, also of New York. (more...)

Microsoft to Speak at Pharmica Consulting's East Coast SharePoint Conference
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

As part of its continued service to the industry, Pharmica will host its 10th SharePoint conference in Plymouth Meeting, PA on June 4-5, 2014. The two day conference will highlight real-world case studies and feature interactive discussions that help business users better understand how SharePoint can be leveraged to streamline everyday activities. (more...)

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