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New Daytime Syndicated Series STEVE HARVEY Premieres Today, 9/4
by TV News Desk - Sep 4, 2012

Television gets a fresh new sense of humor when STEVE HARVEY premieres in syndication today, September 4 (check local listings). (more...)

MAD MEN's Matthew Weiner and Author A.M. Homes Speak at the New Museum Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

The New Museum has announced that Matthew Weiner, the series creator and executive producer of the critically acclaimed drama Mad Men, will be featured as this year's Visionary speaker. The Stuart Regen Visionaries Series at the New Museum, supported by the Stuart Regen Visionaries Fund, honors leading international thinkers in the fields of art, architecture, design, and related disciplines of contemporary culture. Now in its fifth season, the annual series spotlights innovators who shape intellectual life and define the future of culture. Weiner will be in conversation with prize-winning author A.M. Homes tonight, September 27 at 7 p.m. in the New Museum Theater. (more...)

Lorraine Olsen is FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING Premieres in San Francisco Tonight, 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2012

Actress Lorraine Olsen unveils the work of a professional Artist Model in her theatrical memoir Lorraine Olsen is FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING, premiering tonight, September 13 and performing Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m. through September 29, with two Sunday matinees September 16 and 23 at 3 p.m., at 2nd Stage of SF Playhouse, 533 Sutter Street, San Francisco. Tickets: $25 @ brownpapertickets.com. (more...)

The Colony Theater Presents TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2011

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the fourth production of its 37th season of shows - the Los Angeles Premiere of TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT, written by Graham Greene, adapted for the stage by Giles Havergal, and directed by David Dean Bottrell. (more...)

The Colony Theater Presents TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2011

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the fourth production of its 37th season of shows - the Los Angeles Premiere of TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT, written by Graham Greene, adapted for the stage by Giles Havergal, and directed by David Dean Bottrell. (more...)

ABC Family to Air All-New Episodes of MELISSA & JOEY, BABY DADDY, Beg. 1/15
by TV News Desk - Nov 25, 2013

ABC Family continues its rollout of all new episodes of original series with the return of the hit comedies “Melissa & Joey” and “Baby Daddy” on January 15 (8:00PM – 9:00 PM ET/PT). (more...)

Gorilla Tango Burlesque Presents THE EMPIRE BRINGS SEXY BACK Sequel, 11/3-12/29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2012

Opening tomorrow night, Gorilla Tango Burlesque presents THE EMPIRE BRINGS SEXY BACK: A STAR WARS BURLESQUE SEQUEL. This silly, sexy, George-Lucas-approved** romp performs Saturdays at 10:30pm, November 3 - December 29, 2012 at Gorilla Tango Theatre Bucktown (1919 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago IL 60647). (more...)

The Public Extends SORRY Through 11/25
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham) announced today that the critically acclaimed production of SORRY, written and directed by Richard Nelson, will extend an additional week to Sunday, November 25. SORRY, a Public Lab production currently playing in The Public's Anspacher Theater, opened on Tuesday, November 6 and was originally scheduled to close on November 18. All tickets for the final extension week are $30 and can be purchased at (212) 967-7555, www.publictheater.org, or in person at The Public Theater box office at 425 Lafayette Street. (more...)

The Colony Theater Presents TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2011

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the fourth production of its 37th season of shows - the Los Angeles Premiere of TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT, written by Graham Greene, adapted for the stage by Giles Havergal, and directed by David Dean Bottrell. (more...)

Review - My Sinatra & The Naked Truth
by Ben Peltz - May 28, 2012

“Mensch” is not a word you might immediately think of to describe Frank Sinatra, but the label seems to fit Cary Hoffman quite snugly.  And though his solo musical, My Sinatra, has the nice Jewish guy from Long Island singing fifteen Sinatra hits (“One For My Baby,” “”Summer Wind,” “Luck Be A Lady,” “The Lady Is A Tramp”… you know the rest.), it is not a celebrity impersonation show.  It's actually a very warm, enjoyable presentation of his lifelong obsession with the man who many would consider to be definitive male interpreter of American popular music. (more...)

THE NAKED TRUTH Burlesque Gameshow Comes to the Triad Tonight, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2012

The Naked Truth is an event where the gameshow and burlesque show come together for a night of full disclosure. It offers the chance to win a secret and sexy prize (more...)

THE NAKED TRUTH Burlesque Gameshow to be Held at the Triad, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2012

The Naked Truth is an event where the gameshow and burlesque show come together for a night of full disclosure. It offers the chance to win a secret and sexy prize (more...)

BodyGuardz Reveals the "Naked Truth" Behind Glass Protection
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

In an independently conducted test, ScreenGuardz Pure, once again proved its quality when compared to competitor's product. Featuring its .4mm thickness, impeccable impact protection and small area tapering, Pure outperformed competitor's subpar product. A 130-gram steel ball test was conducted in addition to side and impact chipping test on both products and the results concluded Pure to be two times more impact resistant than the competitor product. Primarily focusing on its exceptional durability and strength, the testing results concluded that Pure is more than five times stronger than a competitor's beveled edge product. (more...)

THE NAKED TRUTH Plays the Triad, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2012

What are you willing to do for the chance to win a secret and sexy prize? And what mysteries lie behind the glitz and glamour of the greatest burlesque stars in the world? All is revealed at The Naked Truth, which this April will feature the talents of burlesque star JULIE ATLAS MUZ on Saturday, April 21st at 10pm at The Triad. (more...)

Horse Trade Theater Group and Porkpie Productions Announce PART TIME PROSTITUTE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2012

From New Zealand, where sex work has been decriminalized, comes 'the autobiographical true story of a Part Time Prostitute. Book an hour with Lucy Johnson, a working hooker who will take you between the sheets for an intimate and humorous peek at the ins and outs of a profession that is sometimes glamorized, often vilified, but always deeply intriguing. Contains filthy language, adult themes, and statistics. Raw, raw statistics.' (more...)

Horse Trade Theater Group and Porkpie Productions Announce PART TIME PROSTITUTE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2012

From New Zealand, where sex work has been decriminalized, comes 'the autobiographical true story of a Part Time Prostitute. Book an hour with Lucy Johnson, a working hooker who will take you between the sheets for an intimate and humorous peek at the ins and outs of a profession that is sometimes glamorized, often vilified, but always deeply intriguing. Contains filthy language, adult themes, and statistics. Raw, raw statistics.' (more...)

BWW Review: The Naked Truth About Juliana May's COMMENTARY=NOT THING
by Annie West - Mar 2, 2013

Running. Throwing. Spinning. Shapes. This starts "Commentary=not thing" choreographed by Juliana May. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Bailey Mason Presents a Return Engagement of her Critically-Acclaimed Solo Show HOOKED
by Shari Barrett - Mar 18, 2014

Bailey Mason presents a return engagement of her critically-acclaimed solo show HOOKED, opening Sunday, April 27 and continuing on Sundays at 7:00pm through June 29, 2014 at Spiritworks Center in Burbank, directed by Mark W. Travis. HOOKED recounts Bailey's journey from hooker to healer, a true story of love and transformation. (more...)

Angie Pontani, Jo Weldon and Jonny Porkpie to Launch THE NAKED TRUTH Burlesque Game Show, 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2012

The Naked Truth will launch in New York City on Saturday, March 17th at The Triad. Hosted by the Burlesque Mayor of NYC JONNY PORKPIE, the 3/17 show will feature ANGIE PONTANI and JO "BOOBS" WELDON in addition to performers HARVEST MOON, LITTLE BROOKLYN and Stage Kittens BUNNY BUXOM and SATIRA SIN. (more...)

L.A. SHRINKS Among Bravo's March Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2013

Bravo announces March 2013 programming highlights! (more...)

MAD MEN Scribe Matthew Weiner to Receive 2014 International Emmy Founders Award
by TV News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will present the 2014 International Emmy® Founders Award to Matthew Weiner (more...)

Allen Richey Finds Inspiration in THE NAKED TRUTH
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2013

Allen Richey didn't know how to get through losing his beloved Glenda. It wasn't until he sat down to write that he began to come to terms with his loss. The result was his new book, “The Naked Truth: The Road to Heaven Starts at the Cross” (published by iUniverse). (more...)

SANDBOX RADIO LIVE: THE NAKED TRUTH Set for West of Lenin Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

Werner Heisenberg gave us the uncertainty principal, the essence of which is, you can't know everything about everything. A few decades later, Kurt Godel proved-literally proved with MATH-that some truths cannot be proven. If science and mathematics seem to be telling us anything, it's that the truth likes to keep its clothes on. Butnothing gets things naked like art can. Come watch us strip it all down to the gist... (more...)

SANDBOX RADIO LIVE: THE NAKED TRUTH Set for West of Lenin, 7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2013

Werner Heisenberg gave us the uncertainty principal, the essence of which is, you can't know everything about everything. A few decades later, Kurt Godel proved-literally proved with MATH-that some truths cannot be proven. If science and mathematics seem to be telling us anything, it's that the truth likes to keep its clothes on. Butnothing gets things naked like art can. Come watch us strip it all down to the gist... (more...)

Final Week of Final Artists Set for Landor Theatre's A Spotlight On...
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2012

The Landor Theatre has announced its third and final week of artists for 'A Spotlight On... The Landor Theatre West End Cabaret Season 2012'. (more...)

Jenny McCarthy Among Upcoming Guests on MTV's NIKKI & SARA LIVE This February
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2013

MTV's "Nikki & Sara LIVE" is turning up the late night heat this February as model/actress/talk show host, Jenny McCarthy and "Pretty Little Liars" star, Shay Mitchell, drop by the Times Square Studio to dish on everything from new projects and storylines to the latest events in pop culture. (more...)

Tea Leoni to Star in Morgan Freeman's CBS Pilot MADAM SECRETARY
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

The project centers on 'a maverick female Secretary of State as she drives international diplomacy, wrangles office politics and balances a complex family life'. (more...)

John Cunningham Joins Cast of PAINTING CHURCHES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2012

The Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Keen Company (Carl Forsman, Artistic Director/Damon Chua, Executive Director) today announced that John Cunningham would join Kathleen Chalfant and Kate Turnbull for Tina Howe's Painting Churches, the 1983 Pulitzer Prize finalist. Keen Artistic Director Carl Forsman directs. Mr. Cunningham replaces the previously announced Richard Easton, who had to withdraw due to a scheduling conflict. Performances will begin February 14, with Opening Night set for March 6. (more...)

Pacnet Upgrades Trans-Pacific Submarine Cable with Ciena
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

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Stars of MELISSA & JOEY, BABY DADDY Set for Live Twitter Chat Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

ABC Family's New Comedy Wednesday is back with the winter premieres of the hit comedies “Melissa & Joey” and “Baby Daddy,” airing Wednesday, January 15 (8:00–9:00 PM ET/PT). Melissa Joan Hart, Joey Lawrence and Jean-Luc Bilodeau will also be live tweeting during the East Coast feeds, answering fan questions and sharing behind the scenes tidbits about the episodes. (more...)

ABC Family Airs All-New Episodes of MELISSA & JOEY, BABY DADDY, Beg. Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

ABC Family continues its rollout of all new episodes of original series with the return of the hit comedies 'Melissa & Joey' and 'Baby Daddy' tonight, January 15 (8:00PM - 9:00 PM ET/PT). (more...)

Horse Trade Theater Group and Porkpie Productions Announce PART TIME PROSTITUTE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2012

From New Zealand, where sex work has been decriminalized, comes 'the autobiographical true story of a Part Time Prostitute. Book an hour with Lucy Johnson, a working hooker who will take you between the sheets for an intimate and humorous peek at the ins and outs of a profession that is sometimes glamorized, often vilified, but always deeply intriguing. Contains filthy language, adult themes, and statistics. Raw, raw statistics.' (more...)

Angie Pontani, Jo Weldon and Jonny Porkpie to Launch THE NAKED TRUTH Burlesque Game Show, 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2012

The Naked Truth will launch in New York City on Saturday, March 17th at The Triad. Hosted by the Burlesque Mayor of NYC JONNY PORKPIE, the 3/17 show will feature ANGIE PONTANI and JO "BOOBS" WELDON in addition to performers HARVEST MOON, LITTLE BROOKLYN and Stage Kittens BUNNY BUXOM and SATIRA SIN. (more...)

Jenny McCarthy to Host Season 2 of NBC's LOVE IN THE WILD
by TV News Desk - Feb 16, 2012

The ever-engaging funny woman Jenny McCarthy returns to her hosting roots as she joins NBC's adventure-dating series LOVE IN THE WILD as the host for the show's second season that will feature even wilder adventures. (more...)

TLC Announces Revival of Popular Medical Documentary Series BIZARRE ER
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2013

TLC International today announced the revival of popular medical documentary series, BIZARRE ER. (more...)

ABC Family Announces January Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2013

ABC Family announces January 2014 Programming Highlights (more...)

Gorilla Tango Burlesque Presents THE EMPIRE BRINGS SEXY BACK Sequel, 11/3-12/29
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2012

Opening tomorrow night, Gorilla Tango Burlesque presents THE EMPIRE BRINGS SEXY BACK: A STAR WARS BURLESQUE SEQUEL. This silly, sexy, George-Lucas-approved** romp performs Todays at 10:30pm, November 3 - December 29, 2012 at Gorilla Tango Theatre Bucktown (1919 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago IL 60647). (more...)

Scoop: 20/20 on ABC - Today, December 27, 2013
by TV Scoop - Dec 27, 2013

Get all the scoop on 20/20, airing on ABC tonight, December 27, 2013! (more...)

Scoop: 20/20 on ABC - Friday, December 27, 2013
by TV Scoop - Dec 23, 2013

Get all the scoop on 20/20, airing on ABC on Friday, December 27, 2013! (more...)

Final Week of Final Artists Set for Landor Theatre's A Spotlight On...
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2011

The Landor Theatre has announced its third and final week of artists for 'A Spotlight On... The Landor Theatre West End Cabaret Season 2012'. (more...)

New Daytime Syndicated Series STEVE HARVEY to Premiere 9/4
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2012

Television gets a fresh new sense of humor when STEVE HARVEY premieres in syndication on Tuesday, September 4 (check local listings). (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/28/14 - IT'S ONLY A PLAY Begins, Shapiro Sisters and RELATIVITY at 54 Below, 'MOCKINGBIRD' and More!
by Jessica Showers - Aug 28, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Broadway's IT'S ONLY A PLAY, starring renowned stage duo Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, begins previews tonight, The Shapiro Sisters 'live out loud' and RELATIVITY gets a concert -- both at 54 Below -- and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD starts tonight at London's Open Air Theatre. (more...)

MAD MEN's Matthew Weiner and Author A.M. Homes to Speak at the New Museum, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2013

The New Museum has announced that Matthew Weiner, the series creator and executive producer of the critically acclaimed drama Mad Men, will be featured as this year's Visionary speaker. The Stuart Regen Visionaries Series at the New Museum, supported by the Stuart Regen Visionaries Fund, honors leading international thinkers in the fields of art, architecture, design, and related disciplines of contemporary culture. Now in its fifth season, the annual series spotlights innovators who shape intellectual life and define the future of culture. Weiner will be in conversation with prize-winning author A.M. Homes on Friday September 27 at 7 p.m. in the New Museum Theater. (more...)

Lorraine Olsen is FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING Premieres 9/13 in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2012

Actress Lorraine Olsen unveils the work of a professional Artist Model in her theatrical memoir Lorraine Olsen is FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING, premiering Thursday September 13 and performing Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m. through September 29, with two Sunday matinees September 16 and 23 at 3 p.m., at 2nd Stage of SF Playhouse, 533 Sutter Street, San Francisco. Tickets: $25 @ brownpapertickets.com. (more...)

Scoop: 20/20 on ABC - Today, August 2, 2013
by TV Scoop - Aug 1, 2013

Get all the scoop on 20/20, airing on ABC on today, August 2, 2013! (more...)

Boxed Wine Productions Presents Paul Rudnick's VALHALLA, 5/2-5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2013

Boxed Wine Productions is proud to present Paul Rudnick's cult classic Valhalla to New York audiences. With a cast of six up and coming New York actors, this production will run Thursday, May 2 - Sunday, May 12 at The Secret Theatre. Official Opening Night is set for Thursday, May 2 at 8pm. (more...)

AAG Health Names Top Ten Anti-Aging & Hormone Therapy Books
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2013

MIAAAG Health & Wellness, the leading anti-aging, age maintenanceand hormone replacement therapy center located in Miami, released today its Top 10 list of 'must read' books that focus on hormone therapy and healthy aging. (more...)

THE NAKED TRUTH Plays the Triad, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2012

What are you willing to do for the chance to win a secret and sexy prize? And what mysteries lie behind the glitz and glamour of the greatest burlesque stars in the world? All is revealed at The Naked Truth, which this April will feature the talents of burlesque star JULIE ATLAS MUZ on Saturday, April 21st at 10pm at The Triad. (more...)

Boxed Wine Productions Will Present Paul Rudnick's VALHALLA, 5/2-5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

Boxed Wine Productions will present Paul Rudnick's cult classic Valhalla to New York audiences. With a cast of six up and coming New York actors, this production will run Thursday, May 2 - Sunday, May 12 at The Secret Theatre. Official Opening Night is set for Thursday, May 2 at 8pm. (more...)

FIRST LOOK: Bailey Mason Journeys From Sex Worker to Healer in HOOKED, Opening 4/27
by Shari Barrett - Apr 11, 2014

Every once in a while an extraordinary story and performer comes along where we can explore the human condition from a new perspective. Such a performer is Bailey Mason and such a show is !HOOKED which blends wacky yet real comedy with episodes of somber events from Bailey's life. She is a strong person who has experienced more than she would have wanted, but came out better for it in the end. (more...)

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