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Cleveland POPS Announces Annual Music Scholarship Competition, 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Cleveland, OH – June 22, 2016 -- The Cleveland POPS Orchestra announces the eighteenth annual competition for its Jean L. Petitt Memorial Music Scholarship. This year's competition will be held on Sunday, November 20, 2016, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at The Cleveland Institute of Music, 11021 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44106. (more...)

Shazam App, in Partnership with Getty Images, Presents EXPOSURE THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Shazam, one of the world's most popular apps for connecting artists and fans, and Exposure The Musical, a thrilling new West End musical tale of fame and celebrity excess, announces a partnership around the launch of the musical with its entire print campaign, which will use Shazam's Visual Recognition to engage wider audiences for the new musical. (more...)

Ernest B. Lowrie Pens LORD CHIEF JUSTICE MANSFIELD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Wanting to explain how the American Revolution occurred when it did, author Ernest B. Lowrie releases his second book, 'Lord Chief Justice Mansfield: Dark Horse of the American Revolution' (published by Archway Publishing), a topic he stumbled on while researching a different book. (more...)

Winter is Coming: CTV to Broadcast GAME OF THRONES Season 1 in Historic Network Marathon Beginning August 8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

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Melissa Etheridge, Ani DiFranco & More Set for Connecticut Public Television's Infinity Hall Live Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Catch the waves of refreshing melodies, driving grooves, and spirited vocals ideal for summertime as Infinity Hall Live, the award-winning national music series produced by Connecticut Public Television (CPTV), kicks off its fifth anniversary season in July with some of today's most intriguing established and emerging artists: Rhiannon Giddens, Galactic, Joss Stone, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, Ani DiFranco, and Melissa Etheridge. Infinity Hall Live Season 5 airs nationally on public television beginning July 2016 - check local listings or http://ihlive.org/watch-local-pbs-station/ for broadcast times.  ihlive.org will also stream the series weekly beginning Friday, July 8 through Friday, August 26. (more...)

Disney/Pixar's FINDING DORY to Make a Splash in Disney On Ice Presents 'Follow Your Heart'
by Movies News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Disney•Pixar's record-breaking animated feature FINDING DORY makes a splash this September in Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart, produced by Feld Entertainment, Inc. (more...)

Joss Stone & More Set for New Season of INFINITY HALL LIVE
by TV News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Catch the waves of refreshing melodies, driving grooves, and spirited vocals ideal for summertime as INFINITY HALL LIVE , the award-winning national music series produced by Connecticut Public Television (CPTV), kicks off its fifth anniversary season in July (more...)

Cast Set for PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE Benefit for New Yorkers Against Gun Violence
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

The annual Playwrights for a Cause will be Sunday, July 24th at 7:30 pm at the Atlantic Theatre (Linda Gross Theater), 336 West 20th Street, NYC 10011. Founded and curated by Glory Kadigan, Playwrights for a Cause is the annual benefit hosted by Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. This year the event will benefit this important group - New Yorkers Against Gun Violence. (more...)

The Illusionists Coming to Fox Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world's best-selling touring magic show, THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY, will perform a limited one week engagement from September 27 - October 2 at Atlanta's Fox Theatre to kick off the 2016/2017 Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta Series. THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY is currently on its North American tour to more than 50 cities. (more...)

BWW Interview: Larry Raben of THE LITTLE MERMAID at Cabrillo Music Theatre
by Cary Ginell - Jul 5, 2016

Larry Raben is an accomplished actor and director who has added his prodigious abilities to a multitude of productions around the world. In addition to acting in a command performance before Queen Elizabeth II in London and producing Sweet Charity in Argentina, Raben has also graced Cabrillo Music Theatre's stages in productions of Singin' in the Rain, The Producers, and, most recently, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Raben is directing Cabrillo's summer offering this year, Disney's The Little Mermaid, which will prove to be the final production overseen by Cabrillo's longtime artistic director, Lewis Wilkenfeld. We talked with Larry not only about his plans for the show, one of Cabrillo's most challenging and ambitious productions, but also about working with the indefatigable Wilkenfeld. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jenny Ashman, Brandon Rubendall, Mark Womack and More in EVITA at Opera North
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2016

Opera North presents Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA, one of its three Summerfest 2016 mainstage productions, now playing through August 13 at the Lebanon Opera House. The tempestuous musical about the rise of Argentina's provocative and controversial first lady Eva Peron will be given a dynamic new production.  BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jenny Ashman and Brandon Rubendall in EVITA at Opera North
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Opera North presents Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA, one of its three Summerfest 2016 mainstage productions, tonight, July 29, through August 13 at the Lebanon Opera House. The tempestuous musical about the rise of Argentina's provocative and controversial first lady Eva Peron will be given a dynamic new production. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars onstage below! (more...)

Single Tickets on Sale Aug 1 for York Symphony's Season of Classical Works, John Williams and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

The York Symphony Orchestra's 2016-17 season, A Musical Journey Through Time, goes on sale Aug. 1.  (more...)

Global Payments Reports Fiscal 2016 Earnings, Establishes Fiscal 2017 Growth Targets and Announces Fiscal Year Change to Calendar Year End
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

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THE ILLUSIONISTS - Live from Broadway, Comes to New Orleans this October
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world's best-selling touring magic show, THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY, will arrive in New Orleans Oct. 25 - 30, 2016, at the Saenger Theatre as part of its current North American tour to more than 50 cities. Tickets for THE ILLUSIONISTS will go on sale Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, at 10 a.m. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, THE ILLUSIONISTS is part of the East Jefferson General Hospital Broadway in New Orleans 2016 - 2017 season.  (more...)

Costume Institute's Fall 2016 Exhibition Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

The Costume Institute's Fall 2016 exhibition, Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion, on view in the Anna Wintour Costume Center from November 8, 2016, through February 5, 2017, will feature significant acquisitions of the past 10 years. The show, curated by Assistant Curator Jessica Regan with support from Curator in Charge Andrew Bolton, will explore how the department has honed its collecting strategy to amass masterworks of the highest aesthetic and technical quality, including iconic works by designers who have changed the course of fashion history and advanced fashion as an art form. (more...)

The Costume Institute to Present MASTERWORKS: UNPACKING FASHION Exhibit, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

(New York, July 28, 2016)—The Costume Institute's Fall 2016 exhibition, Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion, on view in the Anna Wintour Costume Center from November 8, 2016, through February 5, 2017, will feature significant acquisitions of the past 10 years. The show, curated by Assistant Curator Jessica Regan with support from Curator in Charge Andrew Bolton, will explore how the department has honed its collecting strategy to amass masterworks of the highest aesthetic and technical quality, including iconic works by designers who have changed the course of fashion history and advanced fashion as an art form.   (more...)

THE ILLUSIONISTS to Launch Broadway in Orlando Series; Tickets on Sale Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world's best-selling touring magic show, The Illusionists - Live from Broadway will play the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in the Walt Disney Theater from October 4 - 9, 2016 as part of its current North American tour to more than 50 cities. (more...)

IT HAD TO BE YOU, 4000 MILES, 'TOM SAWYER' and More Set for KWP Productions' 2016-17 Season
by Carol Kassie - Jul 28, 2016

KWP Productions has an ambitious season planned for 2016 - 2017.  The company will produce 6 'adult' plays and 3 children's productions at the Bhetty Waldron Theater at Actor's Rep in West Palm Beach. (more...)

Tron Theatre Launches Autumn-Winter 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

As we gear up to showcase recent Tron Creative production Greater Belfast at the Traverse Theatre (4-28 Aug) for the Edinburgh Fringe, we also take great pleasure in sending you details of our new Autumn-Winter 2016 season. Highlights will include: (more...)

BWW Review: OC's Segerstrom Center Welcomes Delightful New THE SOUND OF MUSIC Tour
by Michael L. Quintos - Jul 27, 2016

A surprisingly well-done, beautifully-paced production that feels like a truly fresh revival of something many of us have forever seared in our brains, this brand new, Jack O'Brien-helmed national tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC---now on stage at Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa through July 31---is a resplendent enterprise that is equal parts heartwarming nostalgia and entertaining, feel-good theater. Say what you will about how hokey and old-fashioned this show may be now... but I, for one, truly adored it. Besides its lovely visuals, this new revival has made a wonderful discovery in Kerstin Anderson, who plays a spunky, utterly charming version of everyone's favorite nun-turned-nanny Maria. (more...)

Tom Junod Joins ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com as New Senior Writer
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Award-winning journalist Tom Junod has joined ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com as a senior writer. Junod, who joins ESPN from Esquire, will be focused on big-picture, long-range, deeply reported pieces. (more...)

LeEco: 'Letv Membership for Z-Generation' Brand Debuts Globally at SDCC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

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HARRY POTTER Fans Celebrate Upcoming Release with Massive Flash Mob #MuggleMob in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

More than 300 Harry Potter fans formed a massive flash mob or 'Muggle Mob' today, taking over Broadway in front of the Scholastic headquarters building in New York City, just 10 days before the highly anticipated release of the eighth Harry Potter story, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two. The fans, all Scholastic employees and their children, flooded onto the street reading from a favorite Harry Potter book and stopping traffic in the busy SoHo area. At the culmination of the estimated two-and-a-half minute event, the fans lowered their books and raised up paddles showing the cover of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two, drawing cheers throughout the neighborhood. As the crowd dispersed, 'Muggle Mob' participants handed out their Harry Potter books from the Harry Potter series 1-7 to lucky passersby, sharing the gift of books and reading. Scholastic released photos and video footage from the flash mob which can be found: http://mediaroom.scholastic.com/press-release/flash-mob-harry-potter-fans-muggle-mob-stops-traffic-scholastic-headquarters-new-york-. (more...)

New Children's Theatre Launch BEYOND IMAGINATION
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Imagine Project, a brand new children's theatre company focusing on gender equity, diversity, and inclusion, will launch its new company with Beyond Imagination, a gala event on Sunday, August 21, 2016 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the Colony Theatre Company in Burbank, CA. Imagine Project will be the only union theatre company in Los Angeles dedicated solely to children's programming. The event is free and open to the public but RSVP registration is required at imagineprojectca.com/eventbrite. The evening will feature complimentary food, wine, live entertainment, and an auction. Dress code is 'cocktail swanky.' Actor Jeffrey Landman, best known as Billy Hill in the Halloween film franchise, will serve as MC for the gala. John Achorn, Karl Ramsey, and Juliette Storace, of the Commedia dell'Arte Studio Zanni, will also perform. The launch event will serve as a fundraiser for the new theatre company. Proceeds will be used to fund production costs for The Tale of Turandot by Armina LaManna, Imagine Project's inaugural production slated for early 2017. (more...)

'Letv Membership for Z-Generation' Brand Debuts Globally at SDCC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

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THE LAST DONNELLY STANDING at the Blyth Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

The final show of Blyth Festival's 42nd season - The Last Donnelly Standing - begins August 4 and plays until September 2 in Blyth's Memorial Hall. Conceived and created by Paul Thompson, Gil Garratt, and Beth Kates, directed by Thompson and starring Garratt, The Last Donnelly Standing is the ultimate fiery epilogue to the bloody Biddulph Feud. Reserve your seats by calling the Box Office at 519.523.9300, Toll Free1.877.862.5984 or online at blythfestival.com. (more...)

HARRY POTTER Fans Form 'Muggle Mob' Outside Scholastic Headquarters
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

More than 300 Harry Potter fans formed a massive flash mob or 'Muggle Mob' today, taking over Broadway in front of the Scholastic headquarters building in New York City, just 10 days before the highly anticipated release of the eighth Harry Potter story, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two. (more...)

The Syndicate to Bring CIVILITY! to Hamlin Park Fieldhouse Theater This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

This August, ensemble theater company The Syndicate will bring Civility! to the Hamlin Park Fieldhouse Theater in the company's first performance in Chicago. (more...)

Chrysler Brand Debuts 'Street Smarts' Web Series for the All-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

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El Rey Network to Premiere Season 3 of FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: THE SERIES, 9/6
by TV News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

MIRAMAX(R) and El Rey Network announced today that Season 3 of FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: THE SERIES will premiere on September 6 at 9PM ET. (more...)

Elastic City Presents THE LAST WALKS Festival This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

This summer, Elastic City, the pioneer of artist-led participatory walks, will present The Last Walks, its seventh and final festival. (more...)

Carnegie Theatre to Open 2016-17 Season with ROCK OF AGES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

The Carnegie patrons can expect 'Nothin' But a Good Time' with the 2016-17 Theatre Season opener, ROCK OF AGES. The classic boy meets girl tale features classic 80s hair band hits and runs weekends August 13-28, 2016. (more...)

ANNIE MCGRATH THE SEVEN AGES OF AN Set for Edinburgh Fringe 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Annie McGrath (one half of critically acclaimed sketch duo, Twins) presents her highly anticipated debut stand-up show, Annie McGrath: The Seven Ages of An, at 4.45pm from 3rd - 28th August (not 17th) in Bunker One, Pleasance Courtyard. (more...)

TWINS: TWO BALLS IN A BAG to Return to Pleasance Beside for Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Following last year's fringe success, identical twins, Annie McGrath and Jack Barry return to the Pleasance Beside with their third hour, Twins: Two Balls In A Bag at 11pm from 3rd-28th August (not 17th) 2016. (more...)

Shorter 7th Season of HBO's GAME OF THRONES to Premiere Summer 2017
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

The Emmy®- and Golden Globe-winning series GAME OF THRONES will begin shooting its next season later this summer, it was announced today by Casey Bloys, president, HBO programming. (more...)

Photo Flash: An Inside Look at KINGDOM OF EARTH at the Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Tennessee Williams aficionados will have the chance to view one of his lesser-known works in a rare Los Angeles production this summer. Michael Arabian (Waiting for Godot) directs Susan Priver, Brian Burke and Daniel Felix de Weldon in Kingdom of Earth, a darkly comic psychodrama set to openJuly 15 as a guest production, presented by Dance On Productions in association with Linda Toliverand Gary Guidinger, at the Odyssey Theatre. BroadwayWorld has an inside look at the rare production below! Check it out! (more...)

Firebrand Theatre to Host JUKE JOINT Benefit Concert at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Firebrand Theatre is pleased to present JUKE JOINT, an evening of gritty blues songs performed by some of Chicago's best female talent on Monday, July 25 at 9 pm at The Den Theatre, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. (more...)

Grid-Scale Battery Storage Technologies Market Report 2016-2026
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

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BWW Blog: 11 Ways to Make More Amazing! National Arts Festival Days
by David Fick - Jul 14, 2016

With the National Arts Festival having come to a close, many people are reflecting on what they took away from their experiences in Grahamstown over the past two weeks. I have based my observations on conversations I had with artists, festival-goers, technicians and my own experience of this year's edition of '11 days of amazing'. (more...)

Terlato Wines Pops the Top on Seven Daughters Wines in Cans
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

Terlato Wines today announced the launch of two of its Seven Daughters wines in fun, portable, pop-top cans. This represents a major growth opportunity for the popular Millennial female-focused brand in a category dominated by value-priced wines. (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: Beauty and The Barber? Susan Egan and Len Cariou Visit CAGNEY
by Michael Dale - Jul 13, 2016

Broadway's original Belle and Sweeney Todd pay visits to see the tough guy in tap shoes. (more...)

Peterborough Players to Present VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia share a home that is owned by their movie-star sister, Masha. When Masha swoops in with her new boy toy, Spike, old resentments flare up, leading to threats to sell the house.  (more...)

United States Postal Service Optimizes Business Operations With Real-Time Visibility and Analytics From Kinetica
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

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Tommy Tune, Tom Wopat and More to Appear in the Berman Center's 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

The Berman Center for the Performing Arts announces its sixth season with an exceptional series of shows, including Broadway, dance performances, a film and lecture series, music, live shows, and programming for families.  (more...)

Major Musical Tours and More Highlight Harris Center's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Bringing artists from around the world, and from most every genre, the Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College will offer upwards of four hundred performances in its 2016/2017 Season. (more...)

Apparate to London and Meet the Magical Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD!
by Ashley LaChant - Jul 12, 2016

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD is currently in previews in London's West End at the Palace Theatre, where it will open on July 30. Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Paul Thornily lead the cast as Harry, Hermione and Ron, as part of a company of 42 talented actors. Scroll down to meet the entire cast, check out photos and video footage! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Original Off-Broadway Team Takes GEORGE M. COHAN TONIGHT! to Seoul
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

A decade after it opened Off-Broadway in New York at the Irish Repertory Theater, 'George M. Cohan Tonight!' -- written and directed by Chip Deffaa, and starring Jon Peterson -- has opened in Seoul, Korea, with the original Off-Broadway team. D (more...)

Gary Lamont, Elaine MacKenzie Ellis Join Cast of King's Theatre Glasgow's CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

?The King's Theatre Glasgow and First Family Entertainment have announced that River City star Gary Lamont and Rab C. Nesbitt actress Elaine MacKenzie Ellis will appear in this year's spell-binding production of Cinderella, alongside Gregor Fisher, Des Clarke and Tony Roper.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Broadway-Bound Allison Semmes Is Living Her Dream as MOTOWN's Diana Ross
by Ashley LaChant - Jul 10, 2016

MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL has wowed audiences across the country, and after an exciting run on Broadway and a national tour, the magic of MOTOWN makes its way back to the Nederlander Theater for a limited 18 week engagement. BroadwayWorld sat down with the lovely Allison Semmes, who, after two and a half years in the MOTOWN family, continues to sparkle in the role of Diana Ross. (more...)

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