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Dead End Dummy to Open 10/10 in Coney Island
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Dead End Dummy, a new work by Dick D. Zigun, will premiere at Sideshows By The Seashore in Coney Island on October 10 and run through November 2, 2014. The show then opens at La Mama in Manhattan on November 7, running through November 16. (more...)

Photo Coverage: ABBA Wax Figures Make U.S. Debut at Madame Tussauds with the Cast of MAMMA MIA!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Sep 3, 2014

Madame Tussauds New York just hosted a spirited unveiling for The Wax figures of worldwide music sensation ABBA as they make their stateside debut, with the help of the Broadway stars from the smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! - Judy McLane, Lauren Cohn and Stacia Fernandez at Madame Tussauds New York, 234 W. 42nd St (between 7th and 8th Aves). BroadwayWorld was there for the celebration and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Madame Tussauds San Francisco Immortalizes Rock Legend, Jimi Hendrix
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Unveiled for the first time today, The Wax likeness of the late Jimi Hendrix, famed rock-and-roll musician, was unveiled by his brother, Leon Hendrix at Madame Tussauds San Francisco. (more...)

Larry Cedar, David Melville and Armin Shimerman to Star in 'THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO...' at the Geffen This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse announces its production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord. Written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time, this whip-smart philosophical comedy features Larry Cedar (Deadwood, PBS's Square One TV), David Melville (Travel Channel Lawrence of America, film Ironclad) and Armin Shimerman (Quark on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Associate Artistic Director at The Antaeus Company) and will be again helmed by director, Matt August (Broadway How the Grinch Stole Christmas). Discord begins previews on October 7 with the press opening on October 15. The closing date is currently scheduled for November 16. (more...)

BABY'S BREATH Plays TNC's Dream Up Festival, Now thru 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

'Baby's Breath,' written and directed by Jeana Scotti, tells the story of Beatrice, who has recently found out about an unexpected pregnancy. Going against nature and biology, the baby is developing inside her lung. This unborn baby takes Beatrice, her roommate, the baby's unsupportive father and an obsessive shoe salesman on a journey of life, breath and selflessness. Its world premiere will be presented tonight, September 1, through September 5 at Producers' Club Theaters, 358 West 44th Street by Theater for the New City's 2015 Dream Up Festival. (more...)

Larry Cedar, David Melville and Armin Shimerman Star in 'THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO...', Beginning Tonight at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse announces its production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord. Written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time, this whip-smart philosophical comedy features Larry Cedar (Deadwood, PBS's Square One TV), David Melville (Travel Channel Lawrence of America, film Ironclad) and Armin Shimerman (Quark on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Associate Artistic Director at The Antaeus Company) and will be again helmed by director, Matt August (Broadway How the Grinch Stole Christmas). Discord begins previews tonight, October 7 with the press opening on October 15. The closing date is currently scheduled for November 16. (more...)

'DISCORD' Extends Again Through Dec 7 at the Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, is extending again, now through December 7. The production, in the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse, is written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time. (more...)

VIDEO: 50th Anniversary of THE SOUND OF MUSIC Gala in Salzburg
by Iris Moebius - Oct 28, 2015

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of "The Sound of Music" the von Trapp Family returned to one of the birthplaces of the beloved movie: the immortal songs and melodies brought the breathtaking scenery of the "Felsenreitschule" alive with the Sound of Music. For one evening Salzburg Tourism in cooperation with the Salzburg State Theatre celebrated the global phenomena that is "The Sound of Music" with a grand gala. (more...)

'DISCORD' Extends Through November 23 at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, is now performing at the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse. Written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time, this whip-smart philosophical comedy features Larry Cedar (Deadwood, PBS's Square One TV), David Melville (Travel Channel Lawrence of America, film Ironclad) and Armin Shimerman (Quark on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Associate Artistic Director at The Antaeus Company) and will be again helmed by director, Matt August (Broadway How the Grinch Stole Christmas). Due to popular demand, the production has extended now through November 23. (more...)

Larry Cedar, David Melville and Armin Shimerman Star in 'THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO...' at the Geffen, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse announces its production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord. Written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time, this whip-smart philosophical comedy features Larry Cedar (Deadwood, PBS's Square One TV), David Melville (Travel Channel Lawrence of America, film Ironclad) and Armin Shimerman (Quark on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Associate Artistic Director at The Antaeus Company) and will be again helmed by director, Matt August (Broadway How the Grinch Stole Christmas). Discord began previews on October 7 with the press opening tonight, October 15. The closing date is currently scheduled for November 16. (more...)

Dead End Dummy Opens Today in Coney Island
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Dead End Dummy, a new work by Dick D. Zigun, will premiere at Sideshows By The Seashore in Coney Island today, October 10 and run through November 2, 2014. The show then opens at La Mama in Manhattan on November 7, running through November 16. (more...)

Geffen Playhouse to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS, 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse presents Independent Shakespeare Co.'s production of A Christmas Carol with Charles Dickens, featuring David Melville as Charles Dickens, adapted by David Melville and Melissa Chalsma and directed by Melissa Chalsma. A Christmas Carol will have a single performance on Monday, December 1 at 7:00pm in the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse. (more...)

'DISCORD' Extends Again Through Dec 21 at the Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, is extending for a third time, now through December 21, 2014. The production, in the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse, is written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time. (more...)

ISCLA to Present 10th Anniversary Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS This Dec
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. (ISCLA), producers of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival, presents the 10th anniversary production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS. (more...)

DSM introduces Somos' Element for 3D Printing industry
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

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Independent Shakespeare Co. to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS, 12/6-20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC), producers of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival, presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS. (more...)

The Side Project Theatre to Present WHAT TO LISTEN FOR & HELLO FAILURE, 5/31-7/6
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Kathleen Tolan ("Memory House") has granted the side project the world premiere rights to her exploration of memory, history and music, What to Listen For, opening June 3, 2014. The company will also present the Midwest premiere of Washington State-based playwright/performer Kristen Kosmas' Hello Failure, commencing June 15, as it continues its 2013-14 season of repertory plays. Overall, the June Rep, featuring two of America's most fascinating female playwrights, will explore themes of loss and the search for lasting connections. (more...)

On Site Opera Presents Rameau's PYGMALION at Madame Tussauds New York, 6/17; Comes to Lifestyle-Trimco Showroom, 6/20-21
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

On Site Opera, which has garnered acclaim for immersive, site-specific productions, will perform Rameau's one-act Pygmalion in two unusual-and unusually apt-venues this summer, just before the 250th anniversary of the composer's death: Madame Tussauds New York, on June 17, and Lifestyle-Trimco Showroom, on June 20 & 21. (more...)

The Side Project Theatre Presents WHAT TO LISTEN FOR & HELLO FAILURE, Now thru 7/6
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

Kathleen Tolan ('Memory House') has granted the side project the world premiere rights to her exploration of memory, history and music, What to Listen For, opening June 3, 2014. The company will also present the Midwest premiere of Washington State-based playwright/performer Kristen Kosmas' Hello Failure, commencing June 15, as it continues its 2013-14 season of repertory plays. Overall, the June Rep, featuring two of America's most fascinating female playwrights, will explore themes of loss and the search for lasting connections. (more...)

Tunstall Partners with Leon Mathieu Senior Center and Jacqueline M...
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

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On Site Opera with Figaro Systems Present a Special Performance of Rameau's PYGMALION for Google Glass Users, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

On Site Opera, which creates immersive, site-specific opera productions, has partnered with Figaro Systems, developer of groundbreaking libretto simultexting technology, to preview a future in which opera is further freed from the opera house. OnThursday, June 19 at Lifestyle-Trimco Showroom in Manhattan, the companies will give a special performance of On Site's new production of Rameau's one-act Pygmalion for users of Google Glass. As the performers move about the space during the performance, audience members will be able to read an English translation of Ballot de Sovot's libretto conveniently in their Glass field of vision. (more...)

On Site Opera to Give Audience Google Glass PYGMALION Experience in Manhattan, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

On Site Opera, which creates immersive, site-specific opera productions, has partnered with Figaro Systems, developer of groundbreaking libretto simultexting technology, to preview a future in which opera is further freed from the opera house. On Thursday, June 19 at Lifestyle-Trimco Showroom in Manhattan, the companies will give a special performance of On Site's new production of Rameau's one-act Pygmalion for users of Google Glass. As the performers move about the space during the performance, audience members will be able to read an English translation of Ballot de Sovot's libretto conveniently in their Glass field of vision. (more...)

Jai Ho! Madame Tussauds Celebrates Hindi Film And Culture As Bollywood Icons Travel Washington, DC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

WASHINGTON, March 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Shimmers of gold sequins and flashes of turquoise will be in the air as Madame Tussauds Washington, DC welcomes the traveling Bollywood Figures Exhibit. Beginning on March 28 th the figures of Bollywood superstars Shah Rukh Kha, Aishwarya Rai, Kareena Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan and Hrithik Roshan will join The Wax likeness of Beyonce and Jimmy Fallon in the Nation's capital. The vibrant exhibit, which features incredibly lifelike wax figures of these Hindi cinema legends, will be on display at Madame Tussauds through September 2016. (more...)

Steve Martin, Joan Baez & More Added to National Recording Registry
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

National Recording Registry To “Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive”. Joan Baez, Sly Stone, Steve Martin Recordings Named American Treasures (more...)

Shapeways Launches Platinum, 18 Karat Gold, And Other Precious Metals For 3D Printing
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Shapeways today announced that it is adding four precious metals to its 3D printed metals family: Platinum, 18k Gold, 14k Rose Gold, and 14k White Gold. (more...)

BWW Reviews: World Premiere Comedy THE LOAD-IN Takes You Behind-the-Scenes With a Rock Band in Small Town America
by Shari Barrett - Jun 24, 2015

Certainly most of us have wanted to follow a band around and be a part of their backstage antics when we were young enough to have the energy to do so. In The Load In at 3 Clubs during the Hollywood Fringe Festival, it is quite a thrill to be in on the action of watching The Wax Robots load in for a performance when everything that can go wrong does, yet it all works out in the end. (more...)

On Site Opera Presents Rameau's PYGMALION Comes to Lifestyle-Trimco Showroom This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

On Site Opera, which has garnered acclaim for immersive, site-specific productions, will perform Rameau's one-act Pygmalion in an unusual-and unusually apt-venue this summer, just before the 250th anniversary of the composer's death. The show is set for this weekend at Lifestyle-Trimco Showroom, June 20 & 21. (more...)

On Site Opera Gives Audience Google Glass PYGMALION Experience in Manhattan Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

On Site Opera, which creates immersive, site-specific opera productions, has partnered with Figaro Systems, developer of groundbreaking libretto simultexting technology, to preview a future in which opera is further freed from the opera house. Today, June 19 at Lifestyle-Trimco Showroom in Manhattan, the companies will give a special performance of On Site's new production of Rameau's one-act Pygmalion for users of Google Glass. As the performers move about the space during the performance, audience members will be able to read an English translation of Ballot de Sovot's libretto conveniently in their Glass field of vision. (more...)

On Site Opera with Figaro Systems Present a Special Performance of Rameau's PYGMALION for Google Glass Users Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

On Site Opera, which creates immersive, site-specific opera productions, has partnered with Figaro Systems, developer of groundbreaking libretto simultexting technology, to preview a future in which opera is further freed from the opera house. Today, June 19 at Lifestyle-Trimco Showroom in Manhattan, the companies will give a special performance of On Site's new production of Rameau's one-act Pygmalion for users of Google Glass. As the performers move about the space during the performance, audience members will be able to read an English translation of Ballot de Sovot's libretto conveniently in their Glass field of vision. (more...)

New ViSpa 3D Anti-fatigue Foot Rest Mat for Laboratories from...
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

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On Site Opera Presents PYGMALION, 6/17, 20-21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

On Site Opera, which has garnered acclaim for immersive, site-specific productions, will perform Rameau's one-act Pygmalion in two unusual-and unusually apt-venues this summer, just before the 250th anniversary of the composer's death: Madame Tussauds New York, on June 17, and Lifestyle-Trimco Showroom, on June 20 & 21. (more...)

On Site Opera Presents Rameau's PYGMALION at Madame Tussauds New York, 6/17; Comes to Lifestyle-Trimco Showroom, 6/20-21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

On Site Opera, which has garnered acclaim for immersive, site-specific productions, will perform Rameau's one-act Pygmalion in two unusual-and unusually apt-venues this summer, just before the 250th anniversary of the composer's death: Madame Tussauds New York, on June 17, and Lifestyle-Trimco Showroom, on June 20 & 21. (more...)

Stage Left Theatre Announces Drekfest 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

DrekFest is on a mission to expose bad writing for what it really is: damn funny. We are not out to make fun of writers or those who love them. We are asking good writers to intentionally write awful plays so that we may laugh at them. (more...)

Madame Tussauds New York Announces Upcoming Wax Figure of YouTube Sensation, Jenna Marbles
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

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Madame Tussauds Launches First Ever Digital Media Stars With Red Carpet Treatment
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

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Madame Tussauds Launches First Ever Digital Media Stars With Red Carpet Treatment
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

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'HIPPIE CHICK' Set for Release 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

Hippie Chick: A Tale of Love, Devotion & Surrender is a fine art, hard cover coffee table photography book by famed rock and roll photographer Jay Blakesberg. Hippie Chick will be released October 1, 2015 via Rock Out Books and is available for pre-sale now at www.rockoutbooks.com.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Jackson, MS - Week of 2/09/2014
by BWW - Feb 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/09/2014 for Jackson, MS (more...)

On Site Opera Presents PYGMALION, 6/17, 20-21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

On Site Opera, which has garnered acclaim for immersive, site-specific productions, will perform Rameau's one-act Pygmalion in two unusual—and unusually apt—venues this summer, just before the 250th anniversary of the composer's death: Madame Tussauds New York, on June 17, and Lifestyle-Trimco Showroom, on June 20 & 21. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Jackson, MS - Week of 2/16/2014
by BWW - Feb 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/16/2014 for Jackson, MS (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co. Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS, Now thru 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2014

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC), producers of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival, presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS. (more...)

Clarion Welcomes Mothers Polish as the Newest Partner for the 'Clarion Builds' Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

CYPRESS, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Clarion Corporation of America announced today the addition of Mothers Polish as the newest 'Clarion Builds' Silver-Level premium partner on the program's first vehicle restoration project. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Cirque du Soleil's VAREKAI Waxes Athletically of Icarus
by Michael Dale - Aug 2, 2014

Cirque's touring show riffs on flight and cheesy lounge acts. (more...)

BABY'S BREATH to Play TNC's Dream Up Festival, 9/1-5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

'Baby's Breath,' written and directed by Jeana Scotti, tells the story of Beatrice, who has recently found out about an unexpected pregnancy. Going against nature and biology, the baby is developing inside her lung. This unborn baby takes Beatrice, her roommate, the baby's unsupportive father and an obsessive shoe salesman on a journey of life, breath and selflessness. Its world premiere will be presented September 1 to 5 at Producers' Club Theaters, 358 West 44th Street by Theater for the New City's 2015 Dream Up Festival. (more...)

Madame Tussauds San Francisco Unveils Wax Figure of Sam Smith
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Madame Tussauds San Francisco today unveiled The Wax figure of multiplatinum British pop superstar Sam Smith. The event, which sees Mr. Smith coming face-to-face with his wax figure, comes hot on the heels of his knockout performance at Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA Meet at the Sphinx for a Night of Shavian Wit
by Barry Lenny - Apr 7, 2014

Independent Theatre is known for the consistently high quality of its productions, and this is yet another real winner that will please audiences. (more...)

FringeArts to Present THE BEAUTIFUL NOISE: A SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO SUN RA, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

Bringing together an intergalactic performance as only FringeArts can, The Beautiful Noise: A Special Tribute to Sun Ra will be presented as an unrehearsed, one-time-only event on Friday, June 6. Curated by composer King Britt and artist Kate Watson Wallace, electronic-based musicians, body-based performers and videos artists will improvise a never before, never again collision of artistic synergy in tribute to their music hero, jazz surrealist Sun Ra. (more...)

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Bryce Pinkham, Chip Zien, Richard Nelson & More Set for Playwrights Horizons' Annual Gala, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons announced today a list of performers and speakers for its annual Spring Gala on Monday evening, May 5 at the event space 583 Park Avenue. Titled "IN THE BEGINNING," the evening will honor the theater company's Founding Artistic Director Bob Moss. (more...)

Target Margin Theater to Present Reimagining of THE ICEMAN COMETH at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Target Margin Theater presents The ICEMAN Lab, a radical new reimaging of The Iceman Cometh, with four diverse theater artists each tackling a separate act of the play. This fresh take on O'Neill's classic will give audiences the opportunity to see each act as a separate experiment or all together in a single sitting. The four acts of The ICEMAN Lab will play a varied schedule at the HERE Arts Center (145 6th Avenue) from June 2 through June 25, with special marathon performances on June 11 and June 18. (more...)

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