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American Conservatory Theater Partners with Dress for THE SUIT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

In conjunction with the internationally acclaimed music-infused production, The Suit, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) announced today a partnership with Dress for Success San Francisco during the engagement of the production (April 23-May 18, 2014) to help garner donations for the celebrated non-profit and save on tickets to A.C.T. performances. (more...)

Theodora Skipitares to Bring THE CHAIRS to LaMama, 5/22-6/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

In Ionesco's absurdist masterpiece, 'The Chairs,' an elderly couple set out chairs for an audience to listen to a world-changing pronouncement from an orator who turns out to be a deaf-mute. Puppet theater maestro Theodora Skipitares wondered what would happen if the chairs themselves were world-changers. Her newest work, 'The Chairs,' presented by La MaMa E.T.C. May 22 to June 8, is a response to Ionesco, but that's where the similarity ends. Skipitares' chairs are incarnations of people like Malala, Stephen Hawking and Nelson Mandela and their messages are, well, not absurd. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BALLET HISPANICO Offers Contemporary Dance with a Latin Flavor at the Joyce
by Sondra Forsyth - Apr 18, 2014

Opening night of Ballet Hispanico's 2014 spring season at the Joyce on April 15th once again featured the fascinating fusion of Latin themes with contemporary movement that has become Artistic Director Eduardo Vilaro's trademark during his four years at the helm. (more...)

TayganPoint Consulting Group Sponsors Fearless Femme Racing
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Lambertville, NJ (more...)

The Joyce Theater Foundation to Present JOYCE UNLEASHED, 5/8-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Joyce Theater, under the executive direction of Linda Shelton, announces Joyce Unleashed, a collection of three cutting-edge performances presented outside of its historical Chelsea home, from May 8-17. Artists include the Seattle-based zoe | juniper performing BEGINAGAIN at 3-Legged Dog Art & Technology Center in Downtown Manhattan from May 8 - 10; NYC-based Laurie Berg's The Afterlife and Minneapolis-based SuperGroup's The Tent Has Been Pulled Down will perform at Brooklyn's Invisible Dog Art Center from May 15-17. Tickets for all performances are $15 and are available at www.Joyce.org or by calling 212.242.0800. Seating is general admission. (more...)

Wendy Beckett's Off-Broadway Bound ALL MOD CONS Set for Reading at Primary Stages, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

A cast of six will lead the reading of Wendy Beckett's Off-Broadway - bound production of ALL MOD CONS. This new play, directed by Evan Bergman is the fifth in a series of Ms. Beckett's plays that will be brought across the pacific from Australia by Pascal Productions. The reading takes place on Monday, April 21, at 4PM at Primary Stages Studios (307 West 38 Street, Suite 1510) and is open to the public by reservation only. For tickets, please contact adamgm@kefproductions.com. Additional casting is soon to be announced. (more...)

Judith Light & More to be Honored at 13th Annual UCP of NYC Women Who Care Luncheon, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Loreen Arbus, Founder & Chair of Women Who Care and Edward R. Matthews, CEO of United Cerebral Palsy of New York City, today announced the honorees for the 13th Annual Women Who Care Luncheon. (more...)

REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL Returns to HBO, 4/22
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL, TV's most honored sports journalism series, continues its 20th season with more enterprising features and reporting when the show's 205th edition debuts TUESDAY, APRIL 22 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. (more...)

Women In Technology To Share Successes And Advice With Students At 2014 USA Science & Engineering Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

BETHESDA, Md., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] will host a panel of successful female technologists and mentors from leading organizations to provide encouragement and guidance to students at the upcoming USA Science & Engineering Festival. (more...)

Les Waters Replaces Pam MacKinnon as MARJORIE PRIME Director; Show Runs 9/10-10/19 at the Taper
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Obie Award-winner Les Waters will direct the world premiere of Jordan Harrison's profound and engaging "Marjorie Prime" at the Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum, September 10 through October 19, 2014. The opening is set for September 21. (more...)

Judy Kaye, Christina Bianco, Levi Kreis and More Set for Feinstein's at the Nikko, June 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

San Francisco in June may be gloomy, but the lineup at Feinstein's at the Nikko will be HOT! Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are thrilled to announce the lineup for the month of June, featuring award-winning stars from stage and screen, including two-time Tony Award-winner Judy Kaye, YouTube sensation Christina Bianco, Tony Award-winning singer/songwriter Levi Kreis, cabaret legend Justin Vivian Bond, Broadway star and recording artist Shoshana Bean, and Franc D'Ambrosio & Glory Crampton's tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber. (more...)

Florida Repertory Theatre's HEART SONG to Run 4/25-5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Florida Repertory Theatre has announced the opening of, Heart Song, a new play by Stephen Sachs making its Eastern US premiere at Florida Rep as part of the theatre's commitment to produce new works and nurture emerging playwrights. (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP on ABC - Tuesday, April 22, 2014
by - Apr 17, 2014

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP, airing on ABC on Tuesday, April 22, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP on ABC - Tuesday, April 22, 2014
by TV Scoop - Apr 17, 2014

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP, airing on ABC on Tuesday, April 22, 2014! (more...)

The Edge Theater Presents Regional Premiere of A ROUND HEELED WOMAN, 4/18 - 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

The Edge Theater presents "A Round Heeled Woman" April 18 through May 18 at 1560 Teller Street in Lakewood, CO. 'A Round Heeled Woman' is the story of one woman's process of looking back and making up for lost time. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 6 p.m. (more...)

AXS TV to Broadcast Indiana University's LITTLE 500 Intramural Collegiate Bike Race, 4/25-26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

AXS TV is live broadcasting Indiana University's famed LITTLE 500, the largest collegiate bike race in the United States, for the twelfth consecutive year. The exclusive coverage of this unique sporting event takes place over two days live from Bloomington, Ind. on Friday, April 25 at 4pE/1pP for The Women's race and Saturday, April 26 at 2pE/11aP for the men's. (more...)

Jeffrey Siegel to Conclude MISTRESSES AND MASTERPIECES Series on 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Jeffrey Siegel's Keyboard Conversations are brilliantly polished concerts-with-commentary format in which captivating remarks precede virtuoso performances of piano masterpieces. The Los Angeles Times acclaims "Jeffrey Siegel has everything: massive technique, musical sensitivity and character, wide tonal resources, immense reserves of power, and the ability to communicate." These talents will be displayed at Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom as Mr. Siegel concludes this season's series of concerts with Mistresses and Masterpieces on May 18. (more...)

WISE To Celebrate 20th Anniversary Of Annual Awards Luncheon By Honoring 'Women of Distinction'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Women In Sports and Events (WISE), the leading voice and resource for women in the business of sports, today announced the four recipients of its 2014 'Women of Distinction' Awards, which will be presented when WISE celebrates the 20th anniversary of the organization's annual awards luncheon on June 17 at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. (more...)

Edgeware Grows Industry Team Expertise for North American Cable
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN -  Edgeware, the technology leader in distributed video delivery, today announces that Margit Tritt has been appointed Director of Business Development, North American Cable. In this role, Tritt will have responsibility for identifying the next generation cable and broadband TV services that will benefit from Edgeware's delivery technologies and for creating solutions to address them. (more...)

Helen Reddy to Tour Australia from April 5, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

They said it would never happen: Helen Reddy is back on stage after more than a decade off the road. Reddy will tour Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth from 5 April 2014. (more...)

Open Stage to Honor Patty Kim, Tara Leo Auchey, Sharia Benn & Joy Dougherty as 'Women Who Care'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Open Stage of Harrisburg has announced the names of its 2014 'Women Who Care.' Initiated in 2000, the WWC program honors women who have demonstrated unselfish devotion to the Greater Harrisburg community and to the arts, including Open Stage. Awards are presented before each Friday night performance of the theatre's STORIES FROM HOME: Dauphin County production, June 19-29. (more...)

VIZIO Celebrates Moms, Launching 'This One's For Mom' Contest, Rewarding A Special Mom With Ultimate Mother's Day Gift
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

IRVINE, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ VIZIOAmerica's #1 Smart TV 1and Sound Bar company 2 in partnership with Walmart, announced today the 'This One's For Mom' contest, giving family members the chance to pay tribute to their moms this Mother's Day. People across the country are encouraged to visit www.VIZIO.com/mom to upload a video or photo nominating their mom and sharing their personal story of appreciation. The mom recognized in the winning submission will receive a VIZIO Home Theater Gift Package. Entries can be submitted now through April 22 nd. Consumers are then invited to help VIZIO determine winners by voting for their favorite story from April 23 rd through April 30 th. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for April 16th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Apr 16, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Cats,' 'Les Miserables' and 'Songs From An Unmade Bed,' rake in the reviews, 'Road Show' and 'Passion' will be followed by 'Assassins,' Theo readies 'The Andrews Sisters,' Kokandy brings back 'The Full Monty' and 'Loving Repeating,' plus two kids shows and more! (more...)

Women of Teradata Employee Organization Awards College Scholarships
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

DAYTON, Ohio, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Three high school female students will start their college education in engineering with some financial help from Women of Teradata, an employee group of Teradata (NYSE: TDC) the leading analytic data platforms, applications and services company. (more...)

Call For Nominations: L'Oreal Paris Announces Search For Women Making A Beautiful Difference In The World With First-Ever Women Of Worth Forum
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ To kick-off the ninth annual Women of Worth program, L'Oreal Paris will convene thousands of women, including Maria Shriver, Arianna Huffington,Mika Brzezinski andL'Oreal Paris Ambassadors Lea Michele, Eva Longoria and Liya Kebede for the first-ever Women of Worth Twitter Forum. This day-long discussion on April 16 will focus on the power of self-worth and its ability to propel women forward. (more...)

Power Balance Signs Yoga Ambassador Kathryn Budig
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

LAKE FOREST, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Power Balance , a leader in the market for Performance Technology sports accessories, announces the signing of international yoga sensation Kathryn Budig. One of the most recognizable and inspiring yogis in the world, Budig joins Power Balance's team of athletes and will wear the Pro Ion wristband and other wristband styles. (more...)

Jermaine Jackson Set for Season 3 Premiere of ABC's CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP Tonight
by TV News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

'Celebrity Wife Swap' will make its season three debut TONIGHT, APRIL 15 at 10:00 p.m. ET, on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP on ABC - Tonight, April 15, 2014
by TV Scoop - Apr 15, 2014

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP, airing on ABC tonight, April 15, 2014! (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB Buoys Spirits at Allenberry Playhouse
by Marakay Rogers - Apr 15, 2014

The opening show of the 2014 season is a Southern ensemble comedy that will leave audiences laughing (more...)

Talie Melnyk to Present MAISON DES REVES at Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, 5/21-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Talie Melnyk presents Maison des Reves at the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. Maison des Reves is written and performed by Talie Melnyk and directed by Gretchen Cryer. Performances are Wednesday, May 21 at 7:00pm, Friday, May 23 at 7:00pm, and Saturday, May 24 at 4:00pm at the Paradise Factory in NYC. Tickets are $18 and can be purchased at www.planetconnections.org. (more...)

Soledad O'Brien to Be Honored at YWCA USA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., 6/12
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Award-winning broadcast journalist, executive producer, advocate and philanthropist Soledad O'Brien will be awarded the Dorothy I. Height Award at the YWCA USA Annual Conference on Thursday, June 12, 2014 in Washington, D.C. at the Grand Hyatt Washington. (more...)

Mercury Theatre to Stage SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING, May 9-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Alan Sillitoe's ground-breaking Saturday Night and Sunday Morning will be brought to life this May at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester in a fast-moving stage adaptation by the critically acclaimed writer Amanda Whittington. (more...)

Helen Reddy to Tour Australia from April 5, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

They said it would never happen: Helen Reddy is back on stage after more than a decade off the road. Reddy will tour Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth from 5 April 2014. (more...)

New Suspense/Thriller 'The Coven of the Spring' by Dr. Jeff Lovell is Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Friendswood, TX (more...)

'Hadassah's Cry' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Williamsville, MO. (more...)

Roland Mouret Teams Up with Banana Republic On Limited-Edition Collection For Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Banana Republic and celebrated designer Roland Mouret announced the Roland Mouret for Banana Republic Collection a limited-edition, covetable capsule highlighting Mouret's keen understanding of fit and the female form through the use of Banana Republic's signature Sloan fabric. Banana Republic's Sloan Collection of dresses, skirts and pants has gained acclaim for the use of contour stretch fabric. The Women's capsule launches exclusively at select Banana Republic locations worldwide and online in early August 2014. (more...)

Bravo to Air Three-Part REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA Reunion, Beg. 4/20
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Pacing to be the highest-rated season yet for the franchise, Bravo Media's “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” is serving up a triple dose of drama and fun with a three-part reunion beginning on Sunday, April 20 at 8pm ET/PT. (more...)

Mint Theater Extends LONDON WALL Through 4/26; Will be Filmed for Future Broadcast by Channel 13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Mint Theater's new production, London Wall by John Van Druten, featuring Julia Coffey, Katie Gibson, Matthew Gumley, Jonathan Hogan, Laurie Kennedy, Elise Kibler, Stephen Plunkett, Christopher Sears, and Alex Trow will now continue through April 26th at Mint's home (311 West 43rd Street). This is the American premiere of John Van Druten's "rivetingly entertaining" (The Guardian) romantic drama, which opened Monday February 24th. Davis McCallum, who staged the 2012 Pulitzer-Prize winning play Water by the Spoonful at Second Stage, as well as the award-winning production of The Whale at Playwrights Horizons, directs. (more...)

Sierra Repertory Theatre to Present 'A SECOND HELPING,' 4/25-6/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

After the thrilling success of last year's production of Church Basement Ladies, Sierra Repertory Theatre is bringing A Second Helping, The Church Basement Ladies Sequel to the Fallon House Theatre April 25 through June 8. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Boise (more...)

Join Nevenka for a Benefit Concert for FolkWorks, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2014

Join Nevenka for a Benefit Concert for FolkWorks Saturday, April 26th, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. at The Women's Club of Santa Monica, 1210 Fourth St, Santa Monica, CA 90401. (more...)

OLIVIERS 2014: Live Blog!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 13, 2014

It's the biggest night in the West End theatre calendar - the great and the good are gathered in Covent Garden to celebrate the best stage work of the last year. Stick with us throughout the night for all the winners, as well as gossip from the Party in the Piazza, and a running commentary on the TV highlights show! (more...)

Alan Cumming Calls Michelle Williams As Sally Bowles In CABARET 'An Eccentric Little Waif'
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 13, 2014

Tony Award-winning CABARET star Alan Cumming recreates his legendary performance as the Emcee in the new Broadway revival of the classic Kander & Ebb musical, sharing his observations on co-star Michelle Williams as part of a new interview. (more...)

WOMEN FULLY CLOTHED Returns to Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

The critically acclaimed comedy sketch show 'Women Fully Clothed' returns to the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza at the Scherr Forum today, April 12, 2014 for two shows 2:30 & 7:30. (more...)

Wilmette Theatre Presents THE FAMILY OF WOMAN FILM FESTIVAL, Now thru 4/13
by Movies News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The Family of Woman Film Festival will make its inaugural debut at the Wilmette Theatre over this weekend, April 11 - 13th. Established in Sun Valley, Idaho in 2008, the Festival features films that raise awareness of important issues facing women here and abroad. This year's series of films were specifically chosen for screening at the Wilmette Theatre by the Festival's founder, Peggy Elliot Goldwyn. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SKIN TIGHT Speaks for the Lover's Soul at Renaissance Theaterworks
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Apr 11, 2014

For the incurable or reluctant romantic, man or woman, Renaissance Theaterworks reprises Gary Anderson's sensuous play Skin Tight. First produced by The Women's theater company in 2004, the theatrical hour reminisces one version of a marriage over a lifetime. With the sparse scenery recreating a vision of somewhere in mid-19th century rural New Zealand, the production becomes an evening as the retro song claims: 'Love is lovelier the second time around.' (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company to Stage DEATHTRAP, 3/28-4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Written in 1978, Deathtrap still holds the record for longest-running comedy thriller on Broadway. Sidney Bruhl is a playwright desperately in need of a hit. Just in time, a former student sends him the manuscript of his first play, a murder mystery called Deathtrap. Sidney smells a hit, but he's never been that fond of sharing credit. TIME Magazine said, 'If you care to assassinate yourself with laughter, try Deathtrap.' (more...)

Pinchgut Opera to Present THE CHIMNEY SWEEP, July 5-7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Our annual December productions have become synonymous with Christmas and the start of the silly season. As Harriet Cunningham wrote in the Sydney Morning Herald in 2006, 'When the fairy lights go up in Martin Place, the house lights go down in City Recital Hall as this resilient and enormously talented bunch of artists present their annual foray into neglected operatic treasures.' (more...)

BWW Reviews: Alley Theatre's COMMUNICATING DOORS is Mildly Suspenseful and Wholly Interesting
by David Clarke - Apr 10, 2014

When it comes to describing Alan Ayckbourn's 1994 play COMMUNICATING DOORS, the Internet proudly boasts that the science fiction comedy exists at the crossroads of Back to the Future and Hitchcock. Does the Alley Theatre's stalwart and clever production live up to that assessment? In my opinion, not really. Nevertheless, it comes incredibly close to meeting that lofty mark. (more...)

Helen Reddy to Tour Australia from April 5, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

They said it would never happen: Helen Reddy is back on stage after more than a decade off the road. Reddy will tour Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth from 5 April 2014. (more...)

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