The Pride

Theatre
Music Box Theatre (New York, NY)
239 West 45th St.
New York, NY
Running Time
2 hours and 15 minutes, with one intermission
Schedule
Tuesday and Wednesday at 7pm
Thursday and Friday at 8pm
Saturday at 2pm & 8pm
Sunday at 3pm
Price
$59 - $79
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Oliver, Philip, and Sylvia are caught in a kind of erotic time warp. Their complex love triangle, replete with conflicting loyalties and passions, jumps from 1958 to the present and back in a maelstrom of fantasy, repression and rebellion in this innovative new drama. After taking London by storm last season in an Olivier Award-winning production at the Royal Court, The Pride now makes its American premiere in an all-new production at MCC Theater. Tony Award-winning director Joe Mantello (Glengarry Glen Ross, Take Me Out) directs this alternately tough and touching look at love and betrayal by Alexi Kaye Campbell (Apologia). Four of Britain's most acclaimed young actors, Hugh Dancy (Adam, Journey's End), Adam James (Last Chance Harvey), Andrea Riseborough (Happy-Go-Lucky) and Ben Whishaw (Bright Star, Brideshead Revisited) star.

Official: Jane Horrocks & Khan Din to Lead EAST IS EAST at Trafalgar Transformed, Begin. 4 October
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

Award-winning playwright Ayub Khan Din's first play, East is East, which premiered at the Royal Court and was later turned into a much-loved feature film, returns to the London stage after 17 years. This hilarious and ever-pertinent modern classic about growing up in multiracial England will star the multi award-winning stage and screen actress Jane Horrocks (Young Vic's Annie Get Your Gun,Sunshine on Leith, The Rise And Fall Of Little Voice, Absolutely Fabulous) as Ella Khan, one of the greatest female roles written for modern theatre. (more...)

First Look: Behind the Scenes of Richmond Triangle Players' Hotly Anticipated CABARET with Chris Hester as the Emcee
by Jeremy Bustin - May 8, 2014

Richmond Triangle Players is bringing its triumphant 21st season to a close with the reinvented and licentious 1990s revival of Kander and Ebb's CABARET, which was staged for Broadway by Sam Mendes (American Beauty) and Rob Marshall (Chicago) and starred Alan Cumming as the Emcee. (more...)

THE LION KING & More Set for Walt Disney Records' New 'Legacy Collection'
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

Walt Disney Records' newly created line of collectible CDs, Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection, will celebrate the anniversaries of Disney's most cherished and classic properties (more...)

Gina McKee & More Join Cast of Trafalgar Transformed's RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Gina McKee (Di & Viv & Rose, King Lear, Ivanov, Our Friends In The North, Notting Hill) will play Queen Elizabeth, alongside the previously announced Martin Freeman (more...)

Clear Space to Offer Musical Theatre Intensive this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

The Clear Space Theatre Company announces the return of their Musical Theatre Summer Intensive season for the 10th consecutive year with five separate week-long camps held at the Clear Space Theatre in downtown Rehoboth Beach. (more...)

Walt Disney Records to Release 'Legacy' Edition of THE LION KING Soundtrack, 6/24
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

Walt Disney Records' newly created line of collectible CDs, Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection, will celebrate the anniversaries of Disney's most cherished and classic properties that have been enchanting audiences for generations. Through 2015, Walt Disney Records will celebrate 12 anniversaries including 'Pinocchio' (75th), 'Fantasia' (75 th), 'Cinderella' (65 th), 'Lady and the Tramp' (60 th), 'Sleeping Beauty' (55 th), 'Mary Poppins' (50 th), 'The Lion King' (20 th) and 'Toy Story' (20 th), among others. (more...)

Tickets to THE LION KING's Run at CAPA On Sale 6/26
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Disney Theatrical Productions, Broadway Across America, and CAPA today announced that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of Disney's The Lion King will go on sale to the public on Thursday, June 26, at 10am. Columbus' most eagerly awaited return will once again leap onto the Ohio Theatre stage on Tuesday, October 14, for a limited engagement of four weeks through Sunday, November 9, 2014. The show's six-week premiere engagement in 2004 played a sold-out run at the Ohio Theatre. (more...)

First-Graders Create THE UNIQUE LINK from Dog Ear Publishing
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

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iHookup Social's Location-Based Dating App Rises to 28th Top Grossing Social Networking App
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

CAMPBELL, CA -  iHookup Social, Inc. (OTCQB: TFERD), a mobile application positioned at the intersection of dating, social media and location-based connections, is pleased to announce that the Company's popular social dating app has entered the Top 30 as the 28th highest grossing social networking app in the USA in the Apple App Store. (more...)

Patrick R. Brown, L. Steven Taylor, Tshidi Manye, Jelani Remy and More to Star in Disney's THE LION KING at the Kennedy Center, 6/17-8/17
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Casting has been announced for the Washington, D.C. engagement of Disney's The Lion King. The stage production returns to the Kennedy Center from June 17 to August 17, 2014. The press opening night is Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. The show's nine-week premiere engagement in 2008 played a sold-out run in the Kennedy Center Opera House. (more...)

Greta Gerwig Stars in MCC's THE VILLAGE BIKE, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

MCC THEATER welcomes Greta Gerwig, joined by Max Baker, Jason Butler Harner, Lucy Owen, Cara Seymour, and Scott Shepherd, in the American premiere of Penelope Skinner's celebrated play The Village Bike, the final production of MCC's 2013-14 Main Stage season. The Village Bike is directed by Sam Gold, who recently directed the much-raved new musical Fun Home and this season's The Realistic Jones on Broadway. The Village Bike premieres at The Lucille Lortel Theatre(121 Christopher Street, NYC) beginning tonight, May 22, 2014 with an official opening on June 10, 2014. (more...)

DRIVE.NET -- the Popular Online, Social Auto Show -- Makes Its English-Language Debut
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

SUNNYVALE, CA - DRIVE.NET, an online auto show platform with unique social capabilities, today announced the launch of its English-language website. First launched in 2008 for a Russian-speaking audience, DRIVE.NET has tallied more than 1 million cars and has over 1 million registered users. On DRIVE.NET, users' profiles focus on their cars and the experiences the owner has with their car. Users can also seek out other car owners' experiences with similar vehicles based on make and model and easily connect with them in a way that is otherwise unavailable. (more...)

Michael Urie, Ryan Spahn & More Set for About Face Theatre's PRIDE PERFORMANCE SERIES in June
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

About Face Theatre commemorates Pride Month with The Pride PERFORMANCE SERIES, a spectacular line-up of readings, performances and special events throughout June celebrating the LGBTQIA experience. The series kicks off with a reading of Jonathan Tolins' comedy The Last Sunday in June, starring real life couple Michael Urie (of TV's Ugly Betty) and his partner Ryan Spahn. Urie is currently starring in Tolins' comedy Buyer & Cellar at Chicago's Broadway Playhouse. Up next, AFT Artistic Associate Paul Oakley Stovall leads a panel of Chicago artists through an exploration of Lesbians & Literature. Then, playwright Bixby Elliot (Girl You Know It's True) unravels everything you've ever learned about our 16th President as AFT presents a reading of his hilarious play Abraham Lincoln was a F*gg*t. Finally, Steven Strafford stars in a reading of Methtacular!, his own brutally honest and often comedic story of survival as a meth addict in Chicago. (more...)

Theatre Out to Celebrate LGBT Rights Leader Harvey Milk, 5/22 - 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

In celebration of Harvey Milk Day on May 22, 2014, Theatre Out, Orange County's gay and lesbian theatre, is pleased to announce that critically-acclaimed Orange County and Los Angeles County director, Katy Chidester will helm Dear Harvey by Patricia Loughrey, a multimedia production exploring Harvey Milk's life and message, May 22-24, 2014 with tickets available online at www.theatreout.com. (more...)

WorldPride Announces 2014 International Grand Marshal
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

In recognition of this week's rainbow flag-raising at City Hall acknowledging the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, WorldPride 2014 Toronto announces: (more...)

Michael Urie and More Set for About Face's June Pride Performance Series, Beg. 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

About Face Theatre commemorates Pride Month with The Pride PERFORMANCE SERIES, a spectacular line-up of readings, performances and special events throughout June celebrating the LGBTQIA experience. The series kicks off with a reading of Jonathan Tolins' comedy The Last Sunday in June, starring real life couple Michael Urie (of TV's Ugly Betty) and his partner Ryan Spahn. (more...)

Dark & Stormy Opens THE DRUNKEN CITY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Dark & Stormy Productions presents the regional premiere of the Outer Critics Award-nominated play The Drunken City by Adam Bock. Previously, Dark & Stormy presented Outside Providence by Edward Allan Baker, Speed-the-Plow by David Mamet, and The Receptionist by Adam Bock. (more...)

Theatre503's A HANDFUL OF STARS and LAND OF OUR FATHERS to Transfer to Trafalgar Studios, Begin. June 25
by Jillian Gaier - Jun 9, 2014

Theatre503 has announced the West End transfers of two recent sell-out shows - the acclaimed revival of Billy Roche's A HANDFUL OF STARS and last year's hit LAND OF OUR FATHERS by Chris Urch - to the Trafalgar Studios. Both shows are directed by Artistic Director Paul Robinson and mark Theatre503's first West End return since their Olivier Award-winning production of The Mountaintop in 2009. (more...)

GE Rallies 600 Volunteers across Ten Locations in Detroit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

This year, GE is partnering with the Merritt Street Clean Neighborhood project, a longstanding community outreach effort led by The Ideal Group and the Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision (SDEV), to provide volunteers to garden, paint, remove graffiti, make signage and clean alleys across Southwest Detroit's neighborhoods. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for June 4th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Jun 4, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The Jeff Awards, Theo Ubique's future plans, Jennifer Hudson performs, 'Damn Yankees' at LOW, 'The Beverly Hillbillies,' 'Coraline,' 'The Last Ship' and the Chicago Musical Theatre Festival debut, 'Spelling Bee' starts, 'Avenue Q' extends and BroadwayWorld Chicago hosts a Tony Party! (more...)

Slava Vodka Brings Ukrainian Activists to WorldPride Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Ukraine will be represented at WorldPride 2014 in Toronto by four of the country's most prominent LGBT activists. The theme of WorldPride is Rise Up & these courageous souls perfectly resonate with that spirit. They are past & current organizers of KyivPride, EuroMaidan activists & crusaders for LGBT & Human Rights. The events of the last six months from EuroMaidan to Crimea to the recent presidential election have shown that all Ukrainians are fighting for their rights. But Ukraine's LGBT community has even more at stake & face a stark crossroads: Either progress toward European human rights & tolerance, or a slide into Russian-style oppression. Shortly after annexing Crimea from Ukraine, Putin enacted the same oppressive laws he imposed on Russians. Now southern & eastern Ukraine is threatened with a similar fate. May 25th marked the anniversary of The First Equality March in Kyiv, when over one hundred brave marchers faced life-threatening obstacles in order to make their voices heard. Svyatoslav (Slava) Sheremet, Olena Semenova & Taras Karasiichuk are the founding members of KyivPride. These are the same activists that fought against & prevented the oppressive anti-gay laws that were enacted in Russia from spreading to Ukraine. They were also activists with EuroMaidan in Kyiv & Donetsk, the protests that brought an end to the corrupt Yanukovych regime. To draw attention to their cause, Slava Ultra Premium Vodka (http://www.slavavodka.com/) is proud to bring these four brave people from Ukraine & has sponsored them as participants & panelists at the Human Rights Conference being held during WorldPride. They will also be marching in the parade on Sunday along with supporters from the Ukrainian-Canadian & LGBT communities. Their visit will allow them to build a global network. The group arrived in Toronto Sunday night. John Vellinga is President of Slava vodka. Asked why his company is sponsoring the four, he replied, 'we are Canadian company but our vodka is made in the birthplace of vodka, the Cherkasy region of Ukraine. Right now Ukraine has serious challenges & we wanted to do what we could to help.' He explains that Slava has been working within the Toronto area LGBT community for quite some time & saw this as the way the company could build a bridge between Ukraine & Canada. 'Not that long ago, Pride in Toronto looked a lot like the first one in Kyiv. Imagine them seeing it today - & being cheered on by millions on Yonge Street. It will give them hope & inspiration that change can - & will - happen.' 'The theme of WorldPride 2014 is Rise Up. These are people who rose up, both for the human rights of all Ukrainians & specifically for those of the lbgt community. They deserve our respect & support.' Background Information About The Visitors The following video is an inspiring backgrounder on four activists & the challenges they have faced with the situation in Ukraine - & how it has affected the LGBT community over the past 2 years. http://youtu.be/5znbtu01z9Y Mr. Svyatoslav (Slava) Sheremet - one of the founders of Kyiv Pride & a victim of a vicious hate crime after The Pride March was cancelled in 2012 & that received world-wide media attention. He is head of All-Ukrainian Public Organization 'Gay Forum of Ukraine.' He is a public figure & has also founded the Coalition Against Discrimination in Ukraine which unites more than 50 organizations & is a national public initiative for the development of anti-discrimination legislation & social education about human rights. http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-19881905 Mr. Taras Karasiichuk - the current President of the All-Ukrainian Public Organization 'Gay-Alliance Ukraine' which has regional representative offices in many regions of Ukraine. He is also current co-chair of organising committee KyivPride2014 & one of founders of the event. http://www.hrw.org/news/2012/06/26/ukraine-investigate-brutal-attack-gay-activist Dr. Olena Semenova - a key organizer for the first ever Pride march held in Kyiv just over a year ago. She is also a lynchpin in fighting the 'Gay Propag&a' laws - as forced attempted to spread them from Russia to Ukraine. These are the same oppressive laws that were implemented in Russia & drew worldwide condemnation. http://www.kyivpost.com/multimedia/photo/despite-interruptions-lgbt-community-holds-kyivs-first-ever-equality-march-324821.html Dr. Semenova is the co-founder & the Board Member of the Ukrainian LGBT Ngo 'The New Wave in the Better Future' that works with LGBT families in Ukraine. Dr. Maksym Kasianchuk- founder & head of the first officially registered LGBT Ngo in Donetsk 'Donbas-SocProject,' co-founder of the Ukrainian Council of LGBT Organizations, as well as a consultant & expert on LGBT issues. He was involved in EuroMaidan in Donetsk, a key flashpoint of the current tension in Ukraine. http://www.2bmag.com/attacks-&-homophobic-law-plague-ukrainian-lgbts/ (more...)

STARLETTE & SAINT ~ A MEMOIR ON DUALISM is Available Now
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Starlette & Saint ~ A Memoir on Dualism illustrates the journey from an ego based person to one who is spiritually centered. Mae Edwards' memoir unearths her personal evolution through the song lyrics she has penned throughout the course of her life. This book of prose and self reflection reaches into the kind wisdom of the world's spiritual teachings as a means of finding inner peace and fulfillment. (more...)

Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection; THE LION KING Two Disc Set Available June 24th
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Walt Disney Records' newly created line of collectible CDs, Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection, will celebrate the anniversaries of Disney's most cherished and classic films that have been enchanting audiences for generations. Launching the line on June 24 th is The Lion King 2-disc set, coinciding with the film and soundtrack's 20 th anniversary. (more...)

Barbara Bozzuto Elected Chair of Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2014

At a meeting of the BSO Board of Directors on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, Barbara Bozzuto was elected the Orchestra's new board chair effective immediately, succeeding Kenneth W. DeFontes, Jr., who completed his three-year term in the position. Ms. Bozzuto becomes the first female board chair of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in its 98-year history, following in the groundbreaking footsteps of Marin Alsop, who, in 2007, became the first female music director of a major American orchestra. (more...)

THE LION KING North American Tour Opens Tomorrow in Washington, D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2014

The return engagement of Disney's THE LION KING opens this week in the Kennedy Center Opera House for a limited nine-week engagement through August 17. In Washington, D.C., THE LION KING plays Tuesdays through Sunday evenings at 7:30pm with 1:30pm matinees on Saturdays and Sundays. There will be 1:30pm matinees on Wednesday, July 2, Wednesday, July 30 and Wednesday, August 13. There will not be a performance on Friday, July 4. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING to Play Special Benefit Performance for The Actors Fund, 7/30 at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

The Actors Fund, a national human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment, is pleased to announce that the producer, cast, and management of Disney's The Lion King have added a special performance to benefit The Fund on Wednesday, July 30 at 1:30pm in the Kennedy Center Opera House in Washington, D.C. The entire company will donate their time and talent for this performance that will directly benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rehearsal Photos for RICHARD III Starring Martin Freeman, July 1 to Sept 27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Gina McKee (Di & Viv & Rose, King Lear, Ivanov, Our Friends In The North, Notting Hill) will play Queen Elizabeth, alongside the previously announced Martin Freeman (Clybourne Park, The Hobbit, Sherlock, Fargo) as Richard III in Jamie Lloyd's first production of his second season at Trafalgar Transformed, Richard III, running from 1 July to 27 September, with press night on 8 July. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Brown Paper Box Co.'s PROUD AT MARY'S: A JUNE CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

The Brown Paper Box Co. presented their next cabaret series, PROUD AT MARY'S: A June Cabaret, at Mary's Attic in Andersonville this past weekend. This round of cabaret performances featured solos and duets performed by Brown Paper Box Co. artistic associates and previous cast members who shared a mix of pop songs, show tunes, and personal stories about being gay, lesbian, bisexual, queer, questioning, and straight. Check out The Pride celebration! (more...)

THE LION KING North American Tour Celebrates Sold-Out Engagement in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Disney's THE LION KING continues to reign across North America with a sold-out engagement in Toronto, which concluded on Sunday, June 15 at The Princess of Wales Theatre. The triumphant seven-week return grossed over $11.75 million at the box office and entertained more than 100,000 patrons during 56 performances. The award-winning musical premiered in Toronto in April 2000 at the Princes of Wales Theatre, where it played 1,560 performances through January 2004 and returned in 2011 for an eight-week sold-out engagement. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Celebrates Sold-Out Toronto Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Disney's THE LION KING continues to reign across North America with a sold-out engagement in Toronto, which concluded on Sunday, June 15 at The Princess of Wales Theatre. The triumphant seven-week return grossed over $11.75 million at the box office and entertained more than 100,000 patrons during 56 performances. The award-winning musical premiered in Toronto in April 2000 at the Princes of Wales Theatre, where it played 1,560 performances through January 2004 and returned in 2011 for an eight-week sold-out engagement. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Grosses Over $11.75 Million During 7 Week Toronto Engagement
by Alan Henry - Jun 16, 2014

Disney's THE LION KING continues to reign across North America with a sold-out engagement in Toronto, which concluded on Sunday, June 15 at The Princess of Wales Theatre. The triumphant seven-week return grossed over $11.75 million at the box office and entertained more than 100,000 patrons during 56 performances. The award-winning musical premiered in Toronto in April 2000 at the Princes of Wales Theatre, where it played 1,560 performances through January 2004 and returned in 2011 for an eight-week sold-out engagement. (more...)

THE LION KING to Open at Shanghai Disney Resort and in Mexico City
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Disney Theatrical Productions celebrates the announcement of two world premiere productions of THE LION KING at Shanghai Disney Resort and Mexico City, in partnership with Disney Parks and Resorts and OCESA, respectively. The announcement was made today by Thomas Schumacher, president and producer, Disney Theatrical Productions. The two productions will be the 23rd and 24th mounted around the world since the show's Broadway debut in 1997. (more...)

MCC Theater's THE VILLAGE BIKE, Starring Greta Gerwig, Extends Through July 13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

MCC Theater has announced the extension of the American premiere of Penelope Skinner's celebrated play The Village Bike, starring indie film actress Greta Gerwig, and featuring direction by Sam Gold. The production is now scheduled at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC) through Sunday, July 13, 2014. It was previously scheduled through June 28th. Tickets for the added performances are on sale now. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Sunday for THE LION KING at Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Disney Theatrical Productions and BMO Harris Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center and Broadway Across America-Milwaukee series remind patrons that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of Disney's THE LION KING will go on sale to the public this Sunday, June 15 at 9:00 am in-person at the Marcus Center Box Office only. (more...)

Don Rickles Set for Orleans Showroom, 8/16-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

Continuing his record-breaking 55th consecutive year as a Las Vegas headliner, internationally renowned comedian, actor and entertainer Don Rickles is set to perform at The Orleans Showroom August 16 and 17. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Tim Firth's Award-Winnging THIS IS MY FAMILY Ahead of Sheffield Run and National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2014

Following a critically acclaimed, award-winning run last year in the Studio, Daniel Evans' production of Tim Firth's musical This Is My Family returns to Sheffield Theatres from Thursday 9 - Saturday 18 October, ahead of a national tour to Royal & Derngate Northampton, Belgrade Theatre Coventry, Liverpool Playhouse and The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich. (more...)

BWW Interviews: MSMT Panel Explores Chamberlain Experience
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Jul 5, 2014

Maine State Music Theatre hosted its second talkback in its series, 'A Peek Behind the Curtain,' on July 2, 2014, at the Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick. The six-person panel moderated by BWW's Carla Maria Verdino-Sullwold, was comprised of Artistic Director Curt Dale Clark, Advisory Board and 'Angel' member Lee Gilman, Costume Rental Supervisor Amy Mussman, and actors James Patterson (Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain), Kathy Voytko (Fannie Chamberlain), and Sam Weber (Tom Chamberlain) explored the experience of creating the revival of Sarah Knapp and Steven M. Alper's musical, Chamberlain A Civil War Romance. The near-capacity crowd at the Morrell Reading Room was treated to a lively exchange among the panel members and audience, laced with the warmth, camaraderie, and obvious affection for the company and the work. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Comes to Boston Opera House, 9/9-10/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Casting has been announced for the Boston engagement of Disney's The Lion King. Boston's most eagerly awaited stage production returns to the Boston Opera House stage from September 9 to October 12 as part of the 2014-2015 Lexus Broadway In Boston Season. (more...)

Jukz Announces Soccer Slides Giveaway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

For weeks, millions of Americans gave their full support and attention to the United States Men's National Soccer team in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. While fans believed they would win, on Tuesday afternoon, USA lost narrowly to Belgium in the quarterfinals. (more...)

Communications Capability Deployed in Key Air Force Command and Control Systems
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

SPRINGFIELD, Va., July 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) The Tactical Voice Communications System (TVCS) developed by Cornet Technology, Inc. (CTI) is a key component of a fielded command and control (C2) system managing aircraft flying in support of combat operations. Originally fielded in 2009 in the Battlespace Command and Control Center (BC3) employed by the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) for airspace management in the Arabian Gulf region, Iraq, and Afghanistan; the TVCS fuses secure / unsecure telephones, tactical radios, and crew intercom that enables airmen, Joint, and coalition mission crewmembers to conduct air surveillance and C2 operations. An advanced version of the TVCS is being integrated into the next generation BC3 v2.0 that will soon be operational in an undisclosed location in the Arabian Gulf area.   Building on the demonstrated combat effectiveness of the BC3's TVCS; the Air Force Lifecycle Management Center (AFLCMC), Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts announced the successful completion of its test of the AN/TRC-213 v3.2.  The TVCS is a key component of this mobile communications interface system that provides the USAF ground-based Control and Reporting Center (CRC) with access to over thirty-five distributed tactical UHF, VHF, HF, and SATCOM radios within any given combat theater.   'With a radar-based C2 system providing 'eyes-on' all Air Force, Joint, and Coalition aircraft movements in any area of operations, a 24/7/365 communications capability is what puts the teeth in operational C2,' said Wanda Whiteman, CTI's TVCS project lead. 'The Air Force is better able to manage airspace over a combat area when they can simultaneously provide direction to an aircraft, coordinate with supporting agencies over secure telephone, and keep BC3 and CRC mission crew leadership aware of the operation through secure intercom.'   Nat Kumar, CEO of Cornet Technology, Inc., conveyed the following, 'The Pride my employees feel when they interact with a young airman who conveys the value of the TVCS is profound. When troops-in-contact require immediate air support, the TVCS is the system used to put out the call and move the air assets to-the-fight; that motivates us every single day.' The BC3 was designed, built, tested, and delivered in less than a year by a team of contractors working for the US Navy Space Warfare Systems Center – Atlantic and the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Battle Lab using Global War on Terrorism funding. CTI is a noted expert in the design and development of communications hardware and software and takes pride in its 'MADE IN AMERICA' manufacturing capability in support of both military and emergency response agencies. CTI is a leader in Joint Battlespace communications integration and provides an effective, affordable, and reliable integrated communications solution to a wide-ranging domestic and international customer base including the US Air Force, US Navy, US Army and US Marines. About Cornet Technology, Inc. (more...)

ArtsWest and Balagan Theatre Join Forces for Seattle Premiere of DOGFIGHT This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

ArtsWest and Balagan Theatre are excited to announce the joining of forces this fall for the Seattle premiere of Dogfight. This production will be the second of the season for both companies and the first collaboration between them. ArtsWest and Balagan Theatre are looking forward to this exciting opportunity to work together and to continue reaching out and fostering new relationships. (more...)

Heather Graham, Gia Crovatin, Callie Thorne, and Frederick Weller Set to Star in Neil LaBute's THE MONEY SHOT at MCC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) just announced that film star Heather Graham, Gia Crovatin, Golden Globe nominee Callie Thorne, and Frederick Weller will star in the world premiere of MCC Playwright-in-Residence Neil LaBute's new play, The Money Shot, directed by Terry Kinney. Performances for The Money Shot begin at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC) on September 4, 2014. An official opening is set for September 22, 2014and it is currently scheduled through October 12, 2014. Tickets are now on sale. For info, please visit www.mcctheater.org. (more...)

Kelsey Grammer Welcomes 6th Child, Baby Boy Gabriel
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Kelsey Grammer welcomed his sixth child, son Kelsey Gabriel Elias Grammer, on Tuesday, July 22nd. (more...)

INDIE FRIDAYS Continues Through 9/5 at Yonge-Dundas Square
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

YONGE-DUNDAS SQUARE (YDS) transforms into Toronto's biggest indie venue when Virgin Mobile presents INDIE FRIDAYS takes place every Friday night from 8-10pm until September 5, 2014. (more...)

SEX AND THE CITY: LIVE! Opens This Week at the Victoria Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Sex and the City: LIVE! is back with two brand new episodes. The show plays a limited engagement for 3 weekends only, July 24 - Aug. 10, 2014 - Thurs., Fri., Sat. - 8:00 pm / Sun at 7:00 pm at the Victoria Theatre - 2961 16th St. (btwn. Mission & Capp Sts.) SF, CA 94103. (more...)

Iron Mike Presents 'The Pride of Pittsburgh', 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

PITTSBURGH, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Boxing legend MIKE TYSON and Iron Mike Productions Presents 'The Pride of Pittsburgh' on Friday, August 8th at CONSOL Energy Center and telecast LIVE on FOX Sports 1, headlined by the Steel City's favorite son, SAMMY 'The Who Can Mexican' VASQUEZ. (more...)

VIDEO: Cast of Broadway's THE LION KING Perform 'He Lives In You' at The White House
by Stage Tube - Jul 21, 2014

Cast members from Broadway's THE LION KING were welcomed by First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House's Kids State Dinner on July 18th. (more...)

Andrews International Runs the La Prensa International Marathon
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

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Jenna Russell, Jonathan Slinger & Marc Elliott to Reprise Roles in West End Transfer of URINETOWN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Olivier Award winning Jenna Russell, star of the RSC, Jonathan Slinger, and EastEnders' Marc Elliott, reprise their acclaimed roles, Penelope Pennywise, Officer Lockstock and Mr. McQueen respectively, in the West End transfer of Jamie Lloyd's ground breaking, splash hit production of Urinetown The Musical. (more...)

URINETOWN Transfers To Apollo Theatre From Sept 29, 2014!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Director Jamie Lloyd's critically acclaimed, sell-out production of Urinetown The Musical, will transfer to the Apollo Theatre, running from 29 September 2014. (more...)

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