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Based on the play Seven Against Thebes by Aeschylus

Nina Simone's Historic Philips Years Celebrated with Vinyl Remasters of Seven Classic Albums
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

 From 1964 to 1967, the extraordinary Nina Simone released seven albums on PhilipsRecords, further establishing her peerless artistic expression and singular voice. During this exceptional purple patch, she recorded some of her best and most important work of her career, much of it fuelled by the Civil Rights Movement and the turmoil of 1960s America. In conjunction with their 60(th) anniversary this year, Verve is celebrating the genius of Simone, the supernaturally gifted singer, pianist and prolific songwriter, and her incredible mid-'60s run with the release of her entire Philips catalog on vinyl. (more...)

Nina Simone's Historic Philips Years Celebrated with Vinyl Remasters of Seven Classic Albums Including Nina Simone in Concert, Wild is the Wind, High Priestess of Soul
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016


BWW Interview: Anthony Kearns to perform at Irish 'oasis' in Phoenix
by Lee Cooley - Oct 8, 2016

Youngest member of #IrishTenors shares memorable moments, favorite sopranos and more! (more...)

Utah Symphony Presents Two Halloween-Themed Concerts, Inspired by Swashbucklers and Superheroes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Swashbucklers and superheroes have reason to celebrate Halloween in style this year with the Utah Symphony's pair of entertainment concerts in the month of October. Tickets start at $12 for "Spooktacular on The Seven Seas!" and $21 for "Superheroes!" and can be purchased at or by calling (801) 533-6683. (more...)

BWW Review: DOCTOR FAUSTUS - Devilishly Good
by Lynn Beaver - Oct 6, 2016

Christopher Marlowe's iconic work, DOCTOR FAUSTUS, currently playing at The Curtain Theatre, produced by The Baron's Men, is not only a well done piece of historical theatre, it's downright fun. (more...)

VIDEO: Tony-Winning Set Designer Beowulf Boritt Featured in New Microsoft Windows TV Spot
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

In an all-new ad for Microsoft Windows 10, Tony-winning Broadway set designer Beowulf Boritt demonstrates how he used the software to design the set for the Broadway-bound musical A BRONX TALE. (more...)

Scoop: E! October 2016 Programming Highlights on ABC - Saturday, October 1, 2016
by TV Scoop - Oct 6, 2016

Get all the scoop on E! October 2016 Programming Highlights, airing on ABC on Saturday, October 1, 2016! (more...)

NJSO Welcomes Michael Cavanaugh for Classic Rock Program
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Broadway star Michal Cavanaugh, of Movin' Out fame, joins the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra for a program of hits from Elton John and other classic rock legends, November 12-13 in Newark and New Brunswick. Cavanaugh performs Elton John hits like "Tiny Dancer," "Bennie and the Jets" and "Rocket Man," as well as classics like "Live and Let Die" and "Pinball Wizard," in a high-energy show led by frequent NJSO guest conductor and audience favorite Thomas Wilkins. (more...)

The Royal Conservatory Announces 2016-17 Rebanks Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Today The Royal Conservatory announced The Seven extraordinary concert artists from around the world accepted into its prestigious Rebanks Family Fellowship and International Performance Residency Program. (more...)

Renault-Nissan Alliance Named Official COP22 Passenger Car Partner with Zero-emission Fleet
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016


Munn, Tissot and Wight Pen IMAGINE COMPASSION
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

The Seven practices in 'Imagine Compassion: The Seven Compassions' (published by Balboa Press) are intended to guide readers toward living a compassion-fueled life, as well as help them choose to act from love rather than fear and lead to greater mind, body and spirit well-being as a result. (more...)

THRONES THE MUSICAL PARODY Announces Halloween Performance and Costume Contest
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

"Thrones! The Musical Parody" and Apollo Theater Chicago (2540 N. Lincoln Ave.) announce a one-night-only Halloween performance and costume contest onMonday, October 31. Audience members are encouraged to don their best Halloween attire and participate in a costume contest judged by cosplay group leaders from Geeks A Gogo, AllGeeks HQ and The Age of Geeks as well as the cast of "Thrones!." In search of the best costume this side of The Seven Kingdoms, attendees have a chance of winning more than $200 in prizes from local vendors such as Chicago Costume, Taboo Tabou, G Boutique and more. The Halloween performance of "Thrones! The Musical Parody" takes place on Monday, October 31 at 7:30pm. Tickets ($20) for the Halloween performance can be purchased at the Apollo Theater Box Office by calling 773.935.6100 or using the promo code COSPLY. (more...)

Holocaust Survivor Finds Her Voice in FROM SILENCE at Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

A cast of nine women led by Karen Lynn Gorney bring to life a story of the generational effects of the Holocaust in 'From Silence,' a new play by Anne Marilyn Lucas. (more...)

'Incredible Hulk's' Fitness Competition Returns to Palm Springs, CA, 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

'Thanks to our incredible athletes and fans, the Ferrigno Legacy has become the most talked about show on the West Coast. I'm excited to see everyone at what will be the biggest and best Ferrigno Legacy yet!' said Lou Ferrigno, former Mr. Universe, and Mr. America. (more...)

BWW Review: Witness the Impossible with THE ILLUSIONISTS
by Libby Champion - Oct 5, 2016

Magic shows. These two little words spark so many different thoughts, feelings and opinions from people. Some view them as a complete farce and waste of time, while others are completely fascinated by the sleight of hand, the disillusionment and the mystery behind it all. I happen to be the latter type of person and have seen my fair share of magic shows, so I really wasn't expecting to see anything new or daring in this particular show. Boy, was I wrong! In THE ILLUSIONISTS The Seven different type of magicians promise they will "notice, observe, deduce" in a way never seen before, and they absolutely do not disappoint. (more...)

A Holocaust Survivor Finds her Voice in FROM SILENCE by Anne Lucas
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

???????A cast of nine women led by Karen Lynn Gorney bring to life a story of the generational effects of the Holocaust in 'From Silence,' a new play by Anne Marilyn Lucas.  It is widely acknowledged that even as Holocaust survivors are passing on, their trauma lives on in their children and grand children.  This play explores how such trauma is inherited even without being spoken of, seemingly as a genetic or behavioral legacy.  The piece then illustrates that speaking out, processing and understanding can bring healing to families.  This world premiere will be presented by Theater for the New City from November 4 to 20, directed by Peter Zachari. (more...)

Enterprise Application-to-Person (A2P) SMS Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2015 - 2020
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016


Curve Confirms Full List of Contributors for National Conference on Diversity in British Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

???????Curve today confirmeds the full list of contributors for the upcoming National Diversity Conference. (more...)

2016 Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition Finalists Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

APRA AMCOS and Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Australia (NRMTA) are proud to announce the finalists in the 2016 Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition.   (more...)

Owl Computing Technologies to Speak on Industrial Control System Cybersecurity in Japan
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016


BWW Review: Doctuh Mistuh's NEVERMORE Dazzles at Austin Playhouse
by Frank Benge - Oct 24, 2016

NEVERMORE: The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe is a Canadian musical that was written and composed by Jonathan Christenson which follows the rather dismal life and internal struggles of Edgar Allan Poe that later on inspired his work as an author. The script contains references to both his poems and short stories. While most of the script dramatizes true events in his life, other aspects are entirely fictitious. The musical was originally produced at the Catalyst Theatre in Edmonton, Alberta and went on to be performed across Canada, and at the Barbican Theater in London, and the New Victory Theatre in NYC. The current production now playing at Austin Playhouse is a regional premiere. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

A staged reading of Seven Porters from Stockbridge, written and directed by actor/writer/director Ken Sagoes will take place on Saturday, November 12, starring LOVE BOAT's Ted Lange. (more...)

Madcap Productions to Present Christopher Durang's Farce BEYOND THERAPY at Skokie Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

MadKap Productions is pleased to present BEYOND THERAPY for 10 performances at the Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave in Skokie. Nov 4 - Nov 20, 2016. Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sunday Nov 6 at 2:30 pm, other Sundays at 2:00 pm, with a matinee on Wednesday, November 9 at 1:30 pm. Tickets are $34 general admission, $29 for seniors, and $24 for students and can be purchased online at or by calling 847-677-7761. Tickets for Beyond Therapy are included in a 3 show subscription package for $57 which includes upcoming productions of The Seven Year Itch and Equus. (more...)

Neon Trees Frontman Tyler Glenn's Solo Debut 'Excommunication' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

EXCOMMUNICATION (Island Records), Tyler Glenn's debut solo album, is out today and available HERE. Glenn is the lead vocalist/keyboardist for Neon Trees. (more...)

Freeform Announces 'Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas' Programming
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Put down the dish towel, stop the cooking and cleaning and come get filled up on Freeform's annual “Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas” programming celebration, starting Thanksgiving Day (more...)

Disney On Ice's DARE TO DREAM Skates its Way to Boston
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream is bringing Disney's princess stories and most beloved fairytales to the ice in a sensational live production to Boston for the holiday season! This ice spectacular features scenes from Tangled, Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs, Cinderella, and The Princess and the Frog. The show will be in Boston from December 23rd to January 1st for 14 performances at Boston University's Agganis Arena. (more...)

Disney Cruise Line Introduces First-Ever Marvel Day at Sea on Select Disney Magic Sailings
by Movies News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Disney Cruise Line guests will unite and celebrate the epic adventures of the legendary Super Heroes and Super Villains from the Marvel Universe during a brand-new, day-long celebration: Marvel Day at Sea. (more...)

Libertarian Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson Launches Book COMMON SENSE FOR THE COMMON GOOD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - Broadside, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, has published COMMON SENSE FOR THE COMMON GOOD: Libertarianism as the End of Two-Party Tyranny by Libertarian Presidential candidate and former Governor of New Mexico Gary Johnson as an e-book original. In the spring of 2017, Broadside will also publish an expanded, hardcover edition. The deal was made with Gov. Johnson and Agent, Alan Morell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, THE CREATIVE MANAGEMENT AGENCY: Creative Management Partners LLC. (more...)

Inaugural World Winter Sports Expo (WWSE) Launches in Beijing
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

BEIJING, Oct. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ The 1st World Winter Sports (Beijing) Expo (WWSE), hosted by Beijing Olympic City Development Association and International Data Group and organized by Beijing Olympic City Development Center and IDG World Expo, kicked off in the China National Convention Center in Beijing on October 19. (more...)

Bank of America Sponsors Seven 2016–17 New Jersey Symphony Orchestra concerts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Bank of America will sponsor seven New Jersey Symphony Orchestra concerts in the 2016-17 season, including Xian Zhang's October 29 debut as NJSO Music Director in New Brunswick, as well as the Orchestra's final two performances of the season, June 10-11. The Seven performances, all under Zhang's baton, span concerts at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, State Theatre New Jersey in New Brunswick and Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank. (more...)

13 Spook-tacular Destinations to Celebrate Halloween and Day of the Dead
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016


Sleeping Trees Returns to Theatre503 with SCROOGE AND THE SEVEN DWARVES Pantomime
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

After the sell-out successes of Cinderella and the Beanstalk, award-winning Sleeping Trees return to Theatre503 with the world premiere of Scrooge and The Seven Dwarves - a glorious cocktail of everyone's favourite pantomimes, directed by highly acclaimed Simon Evans (The Dazzle, Bug, Silence of the Sea). (more...)

Wine Institute: 2016 California Wine Harvest Report
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

The 2016 California winegrape harvest was early, with a mostly normal yield of exceptional quality fruit throughout the state. A relatively even growing season followed welcome winter rains that helped to alleviate the drought. "It's been a good season so farthe grapes are in great condition, showcasing spectacular flavors," said Randy Ullom, winemaster at Kendall-Jackson Wines, with vineyards in Sonoma County and statewide. Cathy Corison, owner/winemaker at Corison Winery in Napa Valley is equally pleased: "2016 was early, small and delicious. The entire ripening season enjoyed cooler than average daytime highs and cold nightsperfect for inky, complex wines. Measured in pace, it was also easy on the winemakers." (more...)

Seven Canadian Singers Compete In Canadian Opera Company's Vocal Showcase, Nov. 3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The Canadian Opera Companyhas selected seven finalists from across the country to showcase in this year's exhilarating vocal competition at its annual gala fundraiser,Centre Stage, on November 3, 2016. Selected from a pool of 119 aspiring Canadian opera singers, the final seven will take to the stage of Toronto's Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts to perform selected arias in the hopes of securing a cash prize, ranging in value from $1,500 - $5,000, and a highly coveted invitation to join Canada's premier training program for young opera professionals, the COC Ensemble Studio.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Winter Is Coming! Comedian Ali Brice Discusses Bringing GRAEME OF THRONES to the Windy City
by Kailey Hansen - Oct 18, 2016

'Winter is coming' a little early this year. Graeme of Thrones, West End's hilarious parody of George R.R. Martin's smash-hit series, arrives in Chicago for a run that's as short as the lives of many characters on Game of Thrones. (more...)

Scoop: HELL'S KITCHEN on FOX - Friday, October 21, 2016
by - Oct 17, 2016

Get all the scoop on HELL'S KITCHEN, airing on FOX on Friday, October 21, 2016! (more...)

Santa Barbara Symphony Begins Season with New Musician Agreement
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

The Santa Barbara Symphony and its unionized musicians have agreed on a new labor contract. The American Federation of Musicians Local 308, which represents the Symphony's 76 performers, voted to approve the deal following negotiations over the summer. The union ratification was announced Friday. (more...)

The Canada Opera Company Announces Finalists for Annual Vocal Showcase at Gala Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

The Canadian Opera Company has selected seven finalists from across the country to showcase in this year's exhilarating vocal competition at its annual gala fundraiser, Centre Stage, on November 3, 2016. Selected from a pool of 119 aspiring Canadian opera singers, the final seven will take to the stage of Toronto's Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts to perform selected arias in the hopes of securing a cash prize, ranging in value from $1,500 – $5,000, and a highly coveted invitation to join Canada's premier training program for young opera professionals, the COC Ensemble Studio.  (more...)

Nuffield Theatre Announces Cast for FANTASTIC MR. FOX
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Director of Nuffield Theatre Sam Hodges today announces the full cast for its brand new adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic Fantastic Mr Fox, a co-production with Curve, in association with Lyric Hammersmith.  Greg Barnett plays Mr Fox, with Richard Atwill (Rat/Bean), Raphael Bushay (Badger/Boggis), Jade Croot (Kit), Sandy Foster(Rabbit), Lillie Flynn (Mrs Fox), Gruffudd Glyn (Mole/Bunce), Kelly Jackson (Mouse), and Edward Hole and Tanya Shields completing the ensemble, alongside actor-musicians, Patrick Burbridge, Anna Fordham and Richie Hart.   (more...)

Doug Varone and Dancers to Premiere New Piece at The PAC Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, PURCHASE COLLEGE (PAC) is gearing up for November, which begins with a World-Premiere from one of their own, Purchase alum and professor in the Conservatory of Dance, Doug Varone and Dancers celebrating their 30th Anniversary season with a new co-commissioned piece by The PAC. (more...)

BWW Blog: Cheyenne Dalton - The Theatricality of Concerts
by Guest Blogger: Cheyenne Dalton - Oct 14, 2016

Very recently, I drove from Auburn to Atlanta to see one of my favorite bands at The Tabernacle - Two Door Cinema Club - and not only did I end up falling in love with them even more, but I also fell in love with Jack Garratt, who was opening for them. My friend Josh and I went together, because neither of us know anybody in Auburn who likes the same music we do - but I ended up seeing my friend and fellow sound designer, Carl, there also!  (more...)

Public Invited to Tour Clickstop's Manufacturing Operations
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016


The African Children's Choir to Host 2016 ChangeMakers Gala This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

The African Children's Choir is coming back this fall to perform at their 8th Annual ChangeMakers Gala in NYC, hosted by Carla Gugino from Showtime's new show ROADIES, with an exclusive performance by the African Children's Choir, invited athletes, and special friends! (more...)

William J. Burghardt Pens WHEN MONGREL DOGS TEACH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

William J. Burghardt is the author of two produced plays, 'Just Before the Snow Melts' and 'Shadow Stock'. A former journalist and theater critic, his articles and reviews have appeared in several Chicago-area publications, including The Chicago Tribune, and he is a winner of the Peter Lisagor Award for Outstanding Journalism, an honor bestowed annually by Chicago Headline Club to candidates in The Seven-county Chicago area. He is an actor and director, former radio host, and recently completed a 15-year career as a high school teacher, a second career he began at the age of 45. William has completed his new book 'When Mongrel Dogs Teach': a memorable glance into the mind of one man. (more...)

Evolution Productions Announces 2016 Panto Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Over the past eleven years family-run pantomime producers, Evolution Productions have built up a reputation for being the UK's number-one creators of bespoke high-quality pantos. The 2016 line up does nothing to disprove this.  The company, which is run by husband and wife team, former TV presenter Paul Hendy and Oxford graduate and former film production manager Emily Wood, will be presenting a festive banquet of seasonal shows across the country from then end of November 2016 to mid-January 2017.  The line up comprises Dick Whttington starring Stephen Mulhern (ITV's Catchphrase, Big Star Little Star) as Billy at The Marlowe in Canterbury, Peter Pan starring Emma Barton (Honey Mitchell - Eastenders) as Tinkerbell and Shaun Williamson(Barry Evans - Eastenders and himself in Extras) at The Hawth in Croydon, Sleeping Beauty at Lichfied Garrick Theatre starring Rebecca Keatley (CBeebies) as Fairy Moonbeam and the great dame himself Sam Rabone as Nurse Nellie, Snow White at The Lyceum Theatre Sheffield starring Wendi Peters (Coronation Street - Cilla Battersby- Brown) and Phil Gallagher(CBeebies - Mister Maker), Snow White at The Alban Arena St Albans starring Rita Simons(Eastenders - Roxy Mitchell) and Ian Kirkby (Dick & Dom In Da Bungalow), Cinderella at Theatre Severn Shrewsbury with panto favourite Brad Pitt and Peter Pan at the Octagon Theatre Yeovill starring supervillain Andrew Fettes as Captain Hook.  (more...)

The Arts Company Presents Two New Exhibitions in Nov. 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

The Arts Company presents two exhibitions in November --- New Work: Paintings and Drawings by Denise Stewart-Sanabria; and Musical Sculpture by Philippe Guillerm. Both artists create works that celebrate the energy of Nashville's fascination for food and music. Tennessee-based Stewart-Sanabria is returning with a new series of large-scale oil-on-canvas paintings of food in a photorealistic style. (more...)

Collaboration and Celebration: Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble Begins its 10th Anniversary Season with an Inspirational Program of Music Both Old and New
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble (PSYWE), led by Gregory X. Whitmore, kicks off its milestone 10th anniversary season with works from past and present. Celebrate during Ron Nelson's "Lauds," a piece that is sure to engage and inspire as the talented musicians of PSYWE are backed by the mighty William J. Gillespie Concert Organ, performed by organist Kristen Lawrence. And bask in the reverence of David Maslanka's "Requiem," which along with "Lauds," is rooted in antiquity. Then, look to today with Mason Bates' "Chicago 2012" from "Alternative Energy," a collaborative work for onstage electro-acoustics. Completing the program are two pieces by previous Symphony Composer-in-Residence Frank Ticheli: "Angels in the Architecture," featuring soprano Chelsea Chaves, and "Rest," led by special guest conductor, Pacific Symphony Music Director Carl St.Clair! (more...)

BWW Interview: CATHARSIS Set to Bring a New, Immersive Haunted Experience to Orlando
by Matt Tamanini - Oct 10, 2016

With events ranging from horrific to not-so-scary, Halloween is a special time in Central Florida. Orlando's theme parks provide tried and true attractions for Halloween obsessives of all ages, but this fall there is a new seasonal experience in town that is unlike anything else in town. Over the past two summers, Pseudonym Productions has brought Orlando two thrilling experiences, THE REPUBLIC (read BWW's review) and WHEN SHADOWS FALL (read BWW's review). These events strove to bring together the unique worlds of immersive theatre, live-action video games, and interactive performances. (more...)

Grid-Scale Battery Storage Technologies Market Report 2016-2026
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016


Brooklyn Art Song Society Opens Season with FIN DE SIÈCLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016

Brooklyn Art Song Society (BASS) opens its seventh season on Friday October 7, 2016 with Fin de Siecle, the first of five concerts in the ambitious series Wien. This concert is the first in BASS's new primary venue, the Brooklyn Historical Society. Fin de Siecle features four composers who epitomize the opulence and decadence of late German Romanticism: Joseph Marx, Hans Pfitzner, Richard Strauss, and Alexander Zemlinsky. Highlights from the program include Pfitzner's extended masterpiece An den Mond and Richard Strauss's beloved Vier letze Lieder (Four Last Songs). The Seven first-class performers include soprano Tami Petty (winner, Joy in Singing) and baritone Tobias Greenhalgh (Wiener Kammeropera). There will also be a pre-concert lecture by esteemed New York University professor Larry Wolff at 7:00 entitled "Art and Politics in Fin de Siecle Vienna." (more...)

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