The Wall

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Billy Rose Theatre (New York, NY)
208 W. 41st St.
New York, NY 10036
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The Wall, was adapted by Millard Lampell and is based on John Hersey's novel of the same name.

The Wall tells the inspiring story of forty men and women who escape the dehumanizing horror of the Warsaw ghetto. John Hersey's novel documents the Warsaw ghetto both as an emblem of Nazi persecution and as a personal confrontation with torture, starvation, humiliation, and cruelty.

New Brooklyn Theater's THE CHERRY ORCHARD to Play Istanbul's Yedikule Gardens, Aug 13-30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2014

New Brooklyn Theater announces the cast and guest speakers for its site-specific production of a new adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard in Istanbul, Turkey. The show, performed in Turkish at the endangered Yedikule Gardens, addresses the ongoing issue of sacrificing cultural history and for the sake of development. Performances begin Wednesday, August 13, 2014 and run through Saturday, August 30, 2014. Jonathan Solari, Artistic Director of New Brooklyn Theater, directs the production, which is designed by Courtney Nelson. (more...)

Brinn Media Releases 'Cubist in a Cubicle'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2014

Is Corporate Life Getting You Down? Are you bored at board meetings? Is your boss a blowhard? Are your co-workers co-dependent? Looking for something to brighten your work day? Need a healthy dose of laughter? That's where 'Cubist In A Cubicle,' ($2.99 on Amazon for Kindle) comes in. 'Cubist In A Cubicle,' by Marc Bilgrey, is a new collection of business cartoons that pokes fun at CEOs, sales meetings, research and development, management, clients, corporate culture, profits, financial reports, outsourcing, downsizing and much more. Some of the cartoons in this book originally appeared in Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal, and Funny Times. Marc Bilgrey's cartoons have appeared many national magazines and he is the writer/cartoonist of three other books of cartoons. He is the author of two novels and his short stories have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies. He's also written for nationally syndicated comic strips and for comedians. 'Cubist In A Cubicle' is published by Brinn Media, available on Amazon for Kindle. 100 pages. (more...)

Cut Copy Unleash 'Meet Me In A House Of Love'(
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

Having just released the deluxe version of their latest album Free Your Mind, Grammy-nominated Cut Copy have unveiled one last summer banger with “Meet Me In A House Of Love' (more...)

Cher Talks Dating, Accepting Son Chaz & More in Latest Issue of AARP The Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

Across nearly half a century of hit records, acclaimed movies, and concert spectacles, the unstoppable Cher has deftly managed to maintain her youthful mystique while simultaneously delighting in the wisdom that age brings. Now 68, the superstar and self-described 'phoenix' sat down with AARP The Magazine to chat about everything from her new hit album and sold-out tour, to her private world and why she avoids mirrors. (more...)

Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Only Slightly Changed
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Mortgage rates were little changed once again this week, extending the recent trend. The benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate nosed higher to 4.29 percent, according to Bankrate.com's weekly national survey. The average 30-year fixed mortgage has an average of 0.29 discount and origination points. (more...)

Custom Framing is Now Easier, More Accessible and Less Expensive, Thanks to Framebridge
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Framebridge has launched a website and iPhone app for beautiful and affordable custom framing. The new service is available at www.framebridge.comand through the Framebridge iPhone app and aims to reinvent custom picture framing at prices 50 to 70 percent less than retail frame shops. Customers can ship their art to Framebridge using free packaging or upload a photo from their computer, iPhone, or Instagram feed, choose a frame style and receive their custom framed, ready-to-hang piece within two weeks. (more...)

Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Hit 2014 Low Point
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Mortgage rates moved lower for a second consecutive week, hitting a 14-month low. The benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate fell to 4.24 percent, and has an average of 0.28 discount and origination points according to Bankrate.com's weekly national survey. (more...)

Cooking and Convenience Go Phone-in-Hand with GE's New Free-Standing Range You Can Operate from a Smartphone
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Nearly 90 percent of American adults have some kind of cell phone and two out of three have a smartphone.1 With most Americans using smartphones to handle everyday tasks from checking email to counting calories, GE is bringing that same convenient technology to the kitchen where it's adding free-standing gas and electric ranges to its lineup of smart appliances in September. To use the connected technology, owners of new GE Profile ranges (models PB930, PGB940, P2B940) just need to download the GE Brillion mobile app and enable remote control.* (more...)

Joe Kinosian & Ian Lowe to Reprise MURDER FOR TWO Roles in Pittsburgh
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to announce the cast for the Pittsburgh premiere of original comedy sensation Murder For Two, which will run October 22 through January 18 at the CLO Cabaret. Tickets start at $34.75 and are available at CLOCabaret.com, by calling 412-456-6666 or visiting the Box Office at Theater Square. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits -MAMMA MIA!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 20, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's MAMMA MIA! below! (more...)

Rihanna, Katy Perry & Coldplay Are Three Final Candidates for SUPER BOWL Half-Time Show
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

The NFL has whittled down its list of candidates to perform at the 2015 Super Bowl half time show to finalists Rihanna, Katy Perry and Coldplay. (more...)

Free Screening of Folger Theatre's MACBETH at Carter Barron Ampitheater on 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

A free screening of Folger Theatre's 2008 magical production of Macbeth will take place on Saturday, August 23 at 8:15pm at the Carter Barron Amphitheatre in Rock Creek Park. Directed by Teller (of Penn & Teller) and Aaron Posner and recorded before a rapt audience in the Folger's intimate Elizabethan Theatre, this "supernatural horror thriller" showcases the inventive magic of Teller and provides new insight into Shakespeare's classic tragedy. (more...)

Nora Theatre Company's 'EMILIE' to Begin 9/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

The Nora Theatre Company will present Lauren Gunderson's Emilie: La Marquise du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight. The piece will be the Boston acting debut for Lee Mikeska Gardner in the title role. Ms. Gardner was appointed Artistic Director of The Nora Theatre Company in November 2013 following a national search. The press performance is Monday, September 8 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Lena Hall and Lauren Worsham's Bands Play Mercury Lounge on 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

On October 5, two NYC rock bands featuring Broadway stars will hit the stage at Mercury Lounge: Sky-Pony (led by Tony nominee Lauren Worsham of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder) followed by The Deafening (led by Tony winner Lena Hall of Hedwig and the Angry Inch). (more...)

Why Buying Fine Jewelry Online Is Here To Stay
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Look back 10 years and recollect how you shopped. Think grocery, shoes, clothes, electronics and it invariably involved working your way through aisles and shelves in a brick-and-mortar store. Today the web has transformed us: how we shop and connect with our world. (more...)

Natalie Douglas to Introduce New Shows Celebrating Dolly Parton, Nina Simone & More at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

NATALIE DOUGLAS - the acclaimed vocalist hailed as 'sensational' by Time Out New York and 'stirring' by The New York Daily News - will introduce New York audiences to two unique new solo concerts at Birdland Jazz Club in September. 'FOUR WOMEN,' which celebrates the music of Dr. Nina Simone, Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln and Billie Holiday, will have its US premiere on Monday, September 8 at 7:00 PM. The exciting evening of songs connected with these dynamic, iconic women includes 'Can't Help Lovin' That Man,' 'Throw It Away,' 'God Bless The Child,' and, of course, Dr. Simone's legendary composition, 'Four Women.' This program debuted in London earlier in 2014 and received a rare five-star review in The Times of London, which called her 'a true force of nature.' (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE GLASS MENAGERIE Captivates Audiences
by Marietta Lunceford - Aug 19, 2014

From the first word spoken by the narrator, I was hooked. Well paced and emotional, this rendition of Tennessee Williams' THE GLASS MENAGERIE proved that Montevallo Main Street Players are capable of top notch work. (more...)

Cynthia Harris, Darrie Lawrence & More to Star in TACT'S THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE Revival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre, the critically-acclaimed and Drama Desk nominated Off-Broadway company 'dedicated to presenting neglected or rarely produced plays of literary merit,' is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for the first New York revival in 30 years of The Killing of Sister George, the controversial 1964 play by Frank Marcus. (more...)

Nicole Henry Releases New Single, Music Video - 'At This Moment'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Following up on her 2013 Centric Soul Train Award for 'Best Traditional Jazz Performance,' Nicole Henry, one of today's most acclaimed female vocalists, releases her new single 'At This Moment', digitally on August 5, 2013 on Banister Records and distributed by Entertainment One. Recorded at Squat Sound Studio in London, the single showcases Ms. Henry's soulful interpretation of the 1980's classic hit by Billy Vera and the Beaters. Accompanying the single, Ms. Henry debuts her first official music video. Check it out below! (more...)

Ben Platt, Tony Yazbeck, NYC Cabaret Festival & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

11 Willig, Williams & Davidson Lawyers Named to 2015 'Best Lawyers in America'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

The Pennsylvania labor, employment and workers' compensation firm Willig, Williams & Davidson is proud to announce that 11 of its attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion among the 2015 Best Lawyers in America®, one of the legal profession's oldest and most respected peer-review publications. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Broadway's Patrick Page Shares His Personal Struggle with Depression; Reflects on Death of Robin Williams
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 18, 2014

Mr. Page generously and immediately responded to our request and composed the moving essay that follows, which also includes his personal reflections on last week's tragic death of Robin Williams. (more...)

Robin de Jesus, Laura Dreyfuss, Jason Gotay and More Set for TWENTY-SOMETHINGS 2 Concert at Highline Ballroom Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Twenty-Somethings 2, a concert featuring the music of songwriters Drew Overcash, Blake Pfeil and Zoe Sarnak, will be held tonight, August 18 at the Highline Ballroom. (more...)

Chaa Creek Spa Wins World Tourism Award
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

The Lodge at Chaa Creek has been recognised as "Belize's Leading Spa Resort" at the recent World Tourism Awards, an event The Wall Street Journal called "The travel Industry's equivalent to the Oscars." (more...)

BRET MICHAELS to Appear at the Health & Fitness Expo in Columbus, Ohio, Today - Full Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2014

WBNS 10TV presents the annual Health & Fitness Expo in Columbus, Ohio through today, August 17, 2014 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High Street, Columbus, Ohio. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bay Street Theater Presents BLACKOUT, 8/22-23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2014

Bay Street Theater, in Sag Harbor, NY, has announced the second and final BLACKOUT at Bay Street this summer, which is a late night immersive cabaret. Doors will open immediately after the Mainstage show, My Life Is A Musical, on August 22 and 23, at approximately 10:30 pm, with the cabaret performances beginning at 11 pm. This BLACKOUT weekend is a CABARET EVENING featuring performers from My Life Is A Musical. (more...)

The Skivvies with Hunter Ryan Herdlicka and More Set for Late Night at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Craving a show after the show? 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, is expanding its popular late-night series with fresh faces and hot new performances to keep the party buzzing into the wee hours. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. 54 BELOW welcomes you to loosen your tie and embrace the night at its upcoming events: (more...)

French Vocalist Cyrille Aimée Announced as Cultural Trust Gala's Featured Performer on 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is pleased to announce the award-winning, internationally recognized jazz vocalist and recording artist Cyrille Aimee will be the featured performer during the Cultural Trust's Gala on Saturday, September 6, 2014, performance being held at the O'Reilly Theater located in downtown Pittsburgh's Cultural District. (more...)

Bookworks Presents Today's Shelf Awareness for Readers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

The dispute between Amazon and Hachette, which shows once again that independent bookstores are the only booksellers who can be counted on to make all books available to readers, has continued into its fourth month--and gotten more heated. (more...)

Millicom International Cellular: Merger in Colombia Completes to Provide a New Era of Digital Choice
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

The merger of the two operations will: (more...)

Documentary BJORK: BIOPHILIA LIVE Opens Worldwide
by Movies News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Bjork: Biophilia Live, the documentary film capturing the multidimensional concert centered on Bjork's eighth studio album, will begin a limited series of premiere screenings (more...)

NJPAC to Welcome Willie Nelson & Family, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with seven-time Grammy winner Willie Nelson and Family Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 7PM. Get your tickets now at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722) (more...)

Episode 5 of Web Series 'Dayne's World' is Out Now on Youtube
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Episode 5 of underground web series Dayne's World is now. (more...)

Software AG: Medellin City Gives a Voice to All Citizens through Digital Innovation
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Medellin has introduced many infrastructure improvements as part of its vision of being a model city by 2030, including a flexible and citizen-focused IT infrastructure. Aligned with the Colombian Government's online citizen services program, Medellin now offers its citizens an integrated “Requests, Complaints and Claims” service. The service provides personal, online or mobile citizen interfaces and has resulted in an increase in the number of requests processed from ten thousand to nearly ninety thousand per year. (more...)

Stoneham Theatre to Open 15th Season with DOUBT, 9/11-28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Stoneham Theatre opens its 15th season with Doubt, John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, featuring Karen MacDonald and Gabriel Kuttner in the two lead roles. Performances run from September 11-28 at Stoneham Theatre, 395 Main Street in Stoneham. (more...)

PICT's 'SONS OF ULSTER' to Coincide with 2014 Centennial of WWI; Runs 9/4-20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

PICT Classic Theatre's Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme, by Frank McGuinness, opens just about 100 years after the historical WWI events that are authentically portrayed in the performance. Running September 4-20 at the Stephen Foster Memorial, the play, appropriate for ages 12+, leaves audiences with a better emotional understanding of events that changed the course of millions of lives and a sense of the surprising ways that WWI continues to shape the world today. (more...)

Mikky Ekko, Our Lady J, Karsh Kale, Mara Wilson and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its performances, now through August 24, 2014. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Today Pixel Film Studios Announced the Release of a New Theme Entitled, The Wall, for Final Cut Pro X
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Final Cut Pro X Plugin developers from Pixel Film Studios have announced the release of The Wall theme for FCPX filmmakers. (more...)

Ballets with a Twist to Present COCKTAIL HOUR a St. George Theatre, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

New York City's Ballets with a Twist brings the rich splendor of classic entertainment to Staten Island's historic St. George Theatre with Cocktail Hour on Saturday, October 11, at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Gilt Groupe Founder Leaving for Beauty Startup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

The Gilt Groupe co-founder, Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, is moving into the beauty industry as co-founder of a new startup - Glamsquad. The Wall Street Journal reported that Ms. Wilkis Wilson will serve as CEO of Glamsquad, which hair and makeup services at your home! (more...)

Center Stage Announces Cast of the Season's First Production AMADEUS, 9/10 - 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Rehearsals begin Tuesday for Amadeus, the first show in Center Stage's 2014/15 Season. Helmed by Center Stage Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah, the production begins previews Sept. 10 and runs until Oct. 12. (more...)

FLASH SPECIAL: A Friend Like Him - A Robin Williams Memorial
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 12, 2014

Today we shine a special spotlight on one of the most popular and prolific comedians and actors of our age in honor of his unexpected passing this week, Robin Williams. (more...)

Lena Dunham, Chaz Ebert, Renee Fleming, Wallace Shawn and More Set for Chicago Humanities Festival's 25th Anniversary Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) announced today the complete schedule for the 25th Anniversary Fall Festival, 112 events which will explore the theme of Journeys, Oct. 25-Nov. 9, 2014, with pre-Festival programs on Oct. 6 and 21, at venues across Chicago. (more...)

Beyonce, Pink, Indie Arie Grammy Nominated Producer Teams with Next Galaxy to Create Virtual Reality Shows for Oculus Rift on the CEEK Platform
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Next Galaxy Corp. (OTCQB: WILS) ('NGC'), a leading developer of innovative Augmented and fully Immersive Virtual Reality software and content solutions, is pleased to announce that Grammy-nominated music producer Willie 'Bum Bum' Baker through his new production company New Revolt has entered into partnership with Next Galaxy Corp to create a series of virtual reality shows featuring various musical artists for the CEEK platform, a fully immersive social entertainment platform in development for accessing Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Content. The 'docu-series' will be shot with 360 cameras to create the most intimate and immersive experience and designed for viewing through Consumer Virtual Reality headgear, such as the Oculus Rift. (more...)

KC Rep's 50th Anniversary Season to Open with David Cromer's OUR TOWN, 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Kansas City Repertory Theatre will open its 50th anniversary celebration with the Kansas City premiere of David Cromer's Our Town, an enduring American story which examines the everyday lives of an average town's citizens in the early twentieth century. Our Town, one of the greatest American plays written by Thornton Wilder, the three-time Pulitzer prize-winning playwright and novelist will be directed by David Cromer, MacArthur Foundation 'genius' grant recipient and director of KC Rep's 2009 production of The Glass Menagerie which received national and local critical acclaim. This co-production with UMKC Theatre will feature redesigned seating at Spencer Theatre in the James C. Olson performing Arts Center on the UMKC campus. The show will run September 5 through 28th. High resolution photos can be found here . (more...)

Tickets to THRILLER LIVE in Sydney On Sale 8 September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

THRILLER LIVE, a spectacular theatrical production now in its record breaking 6th year in London's West End, was created to celebrate the career of the world's greatest entertainer, Michael Jackson and the Jackson Five. (more...)

Off The Wall to Stage UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Underneath the Lintel's sole character-the Librarian-embarks on a quest to find out who anonymously returned a library book that is 113 years overdue. A clue scribbled in the margin of the book and an unclaimed dry-cleaning ticket take him on a mysterious adventure that spans the globe and the ages. Directed by Randy Kovitz and Cameron Knight. (more...)

RUDY'S RARE RECORDS to Premiere at Birmingham Repertory Theatre, 4-20 Sept
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Lenny Henry stars in the stage premiere of Rudy's Rare Records at Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 4 - 20 September. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Simon Bailey On MARRY ME A LITTLE, I CAN'T SING! And Future Plans
by Carrie Dunn - Aug 10, 2014

Simon Bailey talks to UK editor-in-chief Carrie Dunn about the success of Marry Me A Little, his experience in I Can't Sing!, the need to support new musical theatre writing, and his plans for the future... (more...)

Tickets on Sale Aug 18 for THRILLER LIVE Australian Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2014

THRILLER LIVE, a spectacular theatrical production now in its record breaking 6th year in London's West End, was created to celebrate the career of the world's greatest entertainer, Michael Jackson and the Jackson Five. (more...)

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