The Water

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In a small town along the Onkeenton River, a gentle rain starts to fall as the town gathers for breakfast at the café. From the pontificating mayor to the schoolgirl hastily preparing her assignment on dams, the rain is a reminder of past floods and a metaphor for the cycle of life. As the townspeople prepare to fight the rising waters, will their efforts save the town or will the river wash away more than just their homes? In the aftermath of the storm, lives will both be forever changed and remain the same. Featuring a score filled with folk sensibility and pop references, The Water highlights a tight-knit community dealing with everyday life on a floodplain, lived at a price and loved with a passion.

CCPA to Celebrate Third Birthday with Benefit Production of BYE BYE BIRDIE, 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2014

The Coralville Center for the Performing Arts will celebrate its third birthday with a special benefit production of the Broadway hit Bye, Bye Birdie. The cast includes Kristen Behrendt DeGrazia as Kim, Howard Meadows as Conrad Birdie, Krista Neumann as Rose, and John Marshall as Albert. (more...)

Encores! BAND WAGON, LADY, BE GOOD, ZORBA! and Four MTC World Premieres Set for NY City Center's 2014-15 Season; Full Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

New York City Center's 2014-15 season features an exciting lineup of dance and musical theater that begins with the 11th season of City Center's acclaimed Fall for Dance Festival. The Festival features 24 acclaimed dance companies and artists from around the world, and will kick off in September with two free dance performances at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park in association with The Public Theater, followed by five unique programs at City Center in October. The Band Wagon, an Encores! Special Event starring Brian Stokes Mitchell, follows in November, and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, City Center's Principal Dance Company, returns for a month-long engagement in December. (more...)

Nexon Announces Publishing Agreement with German Developer Envision Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

Under the terms of the agreement, Nexon will serve as the exclusive worldwide publisher for Envision's inaugural mobile strategy title expected in 2015. Additional terms of the partnership were not disclosed. (more...)

Nat Geo Wild to Premiere New Series POND STARS, 9/5
by TV News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

In today's fast paced, electronically dependent world it's harder than ever to connect with nature on a daily basis. (more...)

Chris Bauer, Dominic Hoffman, Jonno Roberts and DeWanda Wise to Star in RACE at CTG's Kirk Douglas Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

Casting is set for Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet's 'Race,' which opens September 7, 2014, at the Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Previews begin August 31, and performances run through September 28. (more...)

OpenTable Restaurant Reviews Reveal the Top 100 Scenic View Restaurants in America
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

In honor of summer vacation season, OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group (PCLN), is pleased to honor the 2014 Diners' Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Scenic View Restaurants in America. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million restaurant reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 19,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. (more...)

STAR ZoneScan Automated Leak-Detection Technology from Aclara Pinpoints Water Main Leaks
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ News about disruptions caused by broken water mains and the impact of daily water loss due to America's aging and leaking water infrastructure has captured headlines coast to coast. Aclara , a leader in smart infrastructure technology for water, gas and electric utilities, has developed STAR ZoneScan, an advanced automated detection system that can pinpoint underground leaks in water mains to within just three feet by collecting and analyzing acoustic data, thus helping to speed repair and identify trouble spots before they become major problems. (more...)

Hines Chooses Aconex for Toronto Bayside Waterfront Project
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

TORONTO, ON - Aconex, provider of the #1 cloud solution to manage the world's largest construction and engineering projects, has been selected by Waterfront Toronto for the first phase of public infrastructure for the Bayside Waterfront project in Toronto, Canada. Hines, a privately owned international real estate firm, is Waterfront Toronto's development partner on Bayside Waterfront, which will contain more than two million square feet of residential, office, retail, and cultural space. (more...)

Florida Realtors' Honors Award Winners at Convention
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Florida Realtors recognized Dean Asher, 2013 Florida Realtors president, as its 2014 Realtor of the Year. The award one of several was presented during the state association's recent annual Conference & Trade Expo at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla. (more...)

Ramsey Lewis, Neil Berg's 100 YEARS OF BROADWAY, Lydia Johnson Dance and More Set for SOPAC's 2014-15 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) has announced its 2014-15 performance schedule through February 2015. (more...)

BitGive First Bitcoin Charity to Receive 501 (c) (3) Designation
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Connie Gallippi, Executive Director of BitGive shares, “One of our first goals was to secure our 501 (c) (3) status, which enables BitGive to provide US donors a tax deduction for their donation and provides a number of legal and financial benefits to the organization. We are very grateful for the expert legal team we have at Perkins Coie, LLP, who provided pro-bono services to establish the Foundation and apply for this tax exempt designation.” (more...)

New Book Explores the Application of Autonomous Technologies, Co-Published by SAE International and AUVSI
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

SAE International and AUVSI offer a new book on autonomous technologies and how they are being applied now, and their future use. (more...)

BWW Interviews: BCT Series - Colton Berry talks Career and The Mission of Bayou City Theatrics
by Katricia Lang - Aug 25, 2014

In part four of the series, I finish my conversation with Artistic Director Colton Berry. We define high-art conceptualized pieces (according to Colton), discuss the theatre prodigy's (he's been directing since was twelve) journey from Shenandoah, Virginia to Houston, Texas, and talk American Idol and believing in yourself. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Glass Half Full Theatre's THE ORCHID FLOTILLA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Glass Half Full Theatre's THE ORCHID FLOTILLA runs September 4-20, 2014, playing Thursdays - Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 6pm at the Salvage Vanguard Theater. This show returns to Austin after a 2012 run that earned 6 B. Iden Payne and 2 Critic's Table Nominations for Outstanding Original Script, Lead Actress, Sound Design, Set Design, and Puppetry. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

BWW Recap: INTRUDERS Premiere Erupts with Mystery and Murder
by Courtney Henley - Aug 24, 2014

The verdict is in: BBC America has a hit on its hands with “Intruders.” The new paranormal sci-fi thriller, based off of the Michael Marshall Smith novel of the same name, wastes no time launching viewers into the action. While many genre shows (and at it's heart, “Intruders” is very much a genre show) overload audiences with difficult to follow plots and science references that fly over the heads of even the most educated viewers, Glen Morgan and his team manage to walk that fine line between over-complicated and painfully bland, creating an intelligently intricate show that encourages viewer participation…and that is also just plain fun to watch. (more...)

SWIM GYM Launches New Curriculum for Safety and Drowning Prevention
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Founded by Former Olympian Robert Strauss, Swim Gym the innovative and revolutionary swim school based in South Florida, is excited to announce it has redesigned its curriculum to meet the needs for aquatic safety and drowning prevention. Starting in August 2014, Swim Gym will offer a multi-layered program with numerous practices and aquatic opportunities for individuals of all ages. (more...)

Steve Altier Releases Children's Book on Fun Facts About Italy
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

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FINDING NEVERLAND's Harvey Weinstein Challenges Naysaying Michael Riedel to See His Show
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

After Michael Riedel's column surveying the critical response to the new, Broadway-bound musical FINDING NEVERLAND currently playing at A.R.T., in which he proclaimed the show already 'dead in The Water', the musical's producer Harvey Weinstein has issued what he calls 'The Riedel Challenge'. (more...)

JD McPherson Comes to the Fox Theatre, 11/12; Tickets on Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present JD McPherson at the Fox Theatre on Wednesday, November 12th, 2014. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Starlight Theatre Takes on ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2014

Less than 24 hours after being challenged by their staff, the executive management of Starlight Theatre accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and went feet first into the Shirley Bush Helzberg Fountain and Garden of the Stars on Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 20. Watch them complete the challenge below! (more...)

Embrace the Outdoors With Your Canine Companion
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

MISSION, KS(Marketwired - Aug 18, 2014) - (Family Features) Spending a little too much time indoors these days? If you're feeling cooped up, then there's no doubt that your canine companion is feeling it as well. (more...)

'80 DAYS', CAMP GHOUL and More Set for Boise Contemporary Theater's 2014-15 Children's Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

In September, Boise Contemporary Theater kicks off the BCT Children's Reading Series: Contemporary plays for young audiences. It's a brand new take on an old tradition! Grab some milk and cookies and get swept up in four great stories brought to life with live music and sound. Led by the talented actor, director and educator Dwayne Blackaller, this is an experience you won't want your family to miss. (more...)

Northlight Theatre to Open 40th Season with THE COMMONS OF PENSACOLA, 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the second-ever production of The Commons of Pensacola by Amanda Peet, directed by Robin Witt. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from September 12 - October 19, 2014. The press performance is Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 2:30 pm. (more...)

Seek Thermal'' Announces It Will Bring Next-Generation Thermal Imaging To Mass Market
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ After two years in stealth mode, Seek Thermal today announced that it is readying a consumer device that will bring true thermal imaging to the consumer market. Seek Thermal was founded by a team of industry pioneers who have spent decades advancing the state of military and professional-grade thermal technology. The company's new consumer camera will be available this fall and will be the smallest, most powerful and least expensive device of its kind. (more...)

Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa Announces Addition of Seven Shows with Jerry Seinfeld
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa is pleased to announce the addition of seven shows with Emmy and Golden Globe Award winning comedian Jerry Seinfeld, performing at Borgata's intimate 2,500-seat Event Center. Seinfeld will continue his series through 2016, with tickets on sale this Friday (August 22(nd)) for his first show scheduled for Thanksgiving weekend - Saturday, November 29(th), 2014. (more...)

Scoop: 20/20 on ABC - Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Get all the scoop on 20/20, airing on ABC on Tuesday, August 19, 2014! (more...)

BWW Blog: Abigail Shapiro - Supporting Creativity In Lake George
by Guest Blogger: Abigail Shapiro - Aug 19, 2014

Hello Broadway World! Both my sister and I are returning to 54 BELOW for a performance on August 28th where we'll be promoting our upcoming CD (which will be released on September 9th)! I can't believe how quickly the date is approaching--we've been preparing, adding new songs, and so much more. Our schedule is packed, and has been packed since we've returned to NY...and we LOVE it!!! (more...)

New KitchenAid' Pour Over Coffee Brewer Earns Home Brewer Certification from the Specialty Coffee Association of America
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The new KitchenAid Pour Over Coffee Brewer, engineered with input from baristas and other industry experts to automatically simulate the manual, pour over method of brewing coffee, has earned the Home Brewer certification from the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Russell Crowe Braves Freezing Weather to Participate in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
by Stage Tube - Aug 18, 2014

Ricky Gervais recently challenged Russell Crowe to participate in social media's latest craze- the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Crowe accepted and posted a video to Twitter (@RussellCrowe), making sure viewers knew that dumping a bucket of ice on himself was going to be anything but refreshing. In this video, he says, 'Here, I have a bucket of ice. And it's winter time- it's freezing!' (more...)

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Dialogue with Three Chords to Open Season on 8/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Dialogue with Three Chords (D3C) kicks off their fourth year of staging original plays in Greenwich Village by presenting a season of unproduced plays from its first three years. 'These are the plays that didn't fit,' explains playwright and D3C co-founder Stephen Gracia, 'a Joe Orton influenced noir piece, a surreal play about a plague that corrupts faith, and a night of first kisses and new religions at The Water's edge.' The Fall 2014 season begins on Thursday, August 28 at 8pm at Mr. Dennehy's on 63 Carmine Street. Emmy-winning composer Michal Towber starts the season off as the musical guest for the season opening performance, bringing her brand of punk rock pop to the proceedings. Admission is free, with a $3 suggested donation. (more...)

SummerWorks 2014 Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Canada's 23rd annual SummerWorks Performance Festival wrapped up another successful year with an awards ceremony recognizing outstanding artistic achievements at the Closing Night Party, held at The Theatre Centre (1115 Queen Street West). This year the festival celebrates strong audience presence and increased support to artists with a total of 572 artists who put on 366 performances of 61 productions. (more...)

Gagliardi Wins Professional Bass Fishing's Forrest Wood Cup Presented By Walmart
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

COLUMBIA, S.C., Aug. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Chevy pro Anthony Gagliardi of Prosperity, S.C., crossed the stage with a five-bass limit weighing 13 pounds, 14 ounces Sunday to claim the title of Forrest Wood Cup Champion at the Forrest Wood Cup at Lake Murray presented by Walmart. Gagliardi, with a four-day total of 20 bass for 51-2, won by a narrow 1-ounce margin over Straight Talk Wireless pro Scott Canterbury of Springville, Ala. and won the $500,000 prize in professional bass fishing's world championship that featured 45 of the best professional anglers from across the country casting for the sport's top cash award of $500,000. (more...)

Trap Door Theatre to Feature Guest Artists From Poland in JOHN DOE, Running Sept 25-Oct 25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2014

The Trap Door Theatre presents JOHN DOE, based on The Madman and the Nun by Stanislaw I. Witkiewicz and translated by Daniel Gerould. Adapted and directed by Andrzej St. Dziuk, with guest artists from the Teatr Witkacy in Zakopane, Poland. (more...)

Petition for Robin Williams Statue on the GOOD WILL HUNTING Bench Nears 15,000 Signatures
by Movies News Desk - Aug 16, 2014

Fans of Robin Williams have started an online petition to create a bronze statue of the actor to place on the 'GOOD WILL HUNTING bench', which is featured in an iconic scene from the 1997 drama starring Williams, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. (more...)

evian Launches Bottle Service To NYC With On-Demand Water Delivery
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

When you're melting from the heat in Madison Square Park you'll do anything for a bottle of water and some relief from the sun. evian Natural Spring Water is offering the ultimate solution to the summer temperatures in NYC this August with evian Bottle Service. (more...)

Vimeo Launches New Channel on Roku
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Today, Vimeo revealed a completely new experience for the Vimeo channel on Roku the first major refresh since the channel launched in 2011. (more...)

Abtech Holdings, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half 2014 Financial Results
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

SCOTTSDALE,Ariz., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Abtech Holdings, Inc. (OTC QB: ABHD) ('AbTech' or the 'Company'), a full-service environmental technologies and engineering firm dedicated to providing innovative solutions to communities, industry and governments addressing issues of water pollution and contamination, today reported financial results for the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2014. (more...)

4th Annual Communal Spaces Festival Moves to Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Now in its fourth year, The Communal Spaces Festival will premiere eight new short plays inspired by and performed in community gardens in Bedford-Stuyvesant and Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. The festival will take place on the last weekend in August and the first two weekends in September. Previous festivals have included site specific performances in community gardens on the Lower East Side, East Village, Upper West Side and Harlem. In the past four years 27 new works have been presented. This year's titles include Washougal My Heart, COMPETE ME and ALTHEA THE GARDEN CANTATA. (more...)

The Playgroup LLC to Showcase Local Playwright with LITTLE PIGGIES, Jan 2-18, 2015
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

The Playgroup LLC continues to present the best work by local playwrights with nine exciting performances of Todd Caster's LITTLE PIGGIES. Directed by Joyce Sweeney. (more...)

CROBOT Announce New Album 'Something Supernatural', Out 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

CROBOT: Announce New Album 'Something Supernatural' Out Oct 28 On Wind-up; Yahoo! There was a time when rock radio was dominated by great riffs. (more...)

MTC's THE COUNTRY HOUSE with Blythe Danner Begins Rehearsals Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere co-production of THE COUNTRY HOUSE, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, begins rehearsals today. The limited engagement will begin previews Tuesday, September 9 and open Thursday, October 2 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). THE COUNTRY HOUSE is produced in association with the Geffen Playhouse. (more...)

Content Critical Solutions Opens the Door to New Opportunities with Canon Solutions America
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Canon Solutions America, Inc., a subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., today announced that Content Critical Solutions, a provider of technology solutions, business process outsourcing and production services, has installed an Océ® ColorStream® 3500 digital color printing system, part of the Océ ColorStream 3000 Series. A leading provider of mission-critical business communications and services, Content Critical Solutions provides comprehensive custom solutions for transaction processing, including content management, compliance messaging, and reporting solutions. The Moonachie, NJ-based company also offers a wide array of professional services such as website marketing portals, customer retention programs, IT custom solutions, inventory management, digital document archives, mailing, warehousing, and database management. With a client base consisting primarily of blue chip Fortune 500 companies from the financial, utility, government, and retail market segments, Content Critical Solutions specializes in creating seamless, end-to-end solutions securely and accurately. The company prides itself on delivering personalized, high-impact communications that help its customers enhance their business performance and improve their revenue stream. Each day, Content Critical Solutions creates and distributes millions of statements, confirmations, invoices, checks, and other important documents on behalf of its customers. Key to its success is an innovative technology platform and an array of print solutions, including offset, digital, and wide format. The Perfect Fit (more...)

New York Philharmonic Announces Weekly Worldwide Broadcast Details
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

The September broadcasts of The New York Philharmonic This Week - the weekly radio series of concerts and recordings by the New York Philharmonic, hosted by Alec Baldwin - begins with Music Director Alan Gilbert launching the Philharmonic's 2014 Bravo! Vail residency with Nielsen's Maskarade Overture; Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3, with the 2013-14 Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence Yefim Bronfman as soloist; selections from Grieg's Peer Gynt; and Liszt's Les Preludes. The second week, Alan Gilbert conducts the Orchestra in a performance of R. Strauss's Don Juan and Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks; The Marie-Josee Kravis Composer-in-Residence Christopher Rouse's Oboe Concerto, with Principal Oboe Liang Wang as soloist; and Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet, Overture-Fantasy. The following week, Bramwell Tovey conducts the New York Philharmonic at Bravo! Vail in Copland's Fanfare for the Common Man; Gershwin's "Strike Up the Band" from Strike Up the Band; Copland's Clarinet Concerto, with Associate Principal Clarinet Mark Nuccio as soloist; and Grofe's Grand Canyon Suite. In the final week of September, Music Director Alan Gilbert conducts the New York Philharmonic in a program of Mozart's final three symphonies - Nos. 39, 40, and 41, Jupiter -recorded in November 2013. (more...)

Time to Get Out of the Water and Head to Dry Land For Charter's On Demand Shark Attack
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Duuuunnn duuunnn. Duuunnn duuunnn. Duunn duunn. Duunn. Duunn duunn. (more...)

LI Pulse Magazine & Cardinale Group to Host End of Summer VIP Party with Cass Dillon, 8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

On Saturday August 30th at 5pm, take the road less traveled as LI Pulse Magazine and the Donielle Cardinale/Cardinale Group of Daniel Gale Sothebys present a very special End of the Summer VIP Party and CD release for Cass Dillon (more...)

BWW Reviews: NYC Premiere of Mark Morris Dance Group ACIS AND GALATEA
by Stephen Raskauskas - Aug 11, 2014

The crown jewel of this year's Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center is Mark Morris Dance Group's new staging of ACIS AND GALATEA. The much-anticipated production, which had runs in Berkeley and Boston earlier this spring, made its New York premiere on Thursday evening. (more...)

World Class Swimmer and 'Athletes vs. Epilepsy' Spokesperson Zach McGinnis Competes in National Championships
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

LANDOVER, MD - The Epilepsy Foundation, a national organization dedicated to serving all people with seizures, is proud to announce that Athletes vs. Epilepsy spokesperson Zach McGinnis competed in the USA Swimming 2014 Phillips 66 National Championships & World Championship Trials held August 6-10 in Irvine, CA. (more...)

by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Aug 11, 2014

Geneva Carr: 'I haven't crested the best part of my career.' (more...)

Swimmer Matthew Gordon Advances to World Championships in Doha after 'First-Ever World Competition'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2014

For his first ever world competition Matthew Gordon has hit The Water with a splash. As a former competitive swimmer Matthew recently competed at the 15th FINA world masters event in Montreal, on August 5th. Held every two years it's an invite only event open to adult swimmers, divers, and water polo players from across the globe. This is the long course championship for the swimmers, with Doha being the short course format. The event drew over 9,000 participants, 6, 000 of which were swimmers representing 97 countries. (more...)

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