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Casting and Cameo Groups Announced for Free Public Works' Musical Adaptation of THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Following last year's acclaimed Public Works production of The Tempest, The Public Theater will continue this community-based initiative this September with a free original musical adaptation of Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE. Featuring more than 200 New Yorkers from all five boroughs performing alongside professional actors and The Public's community partners, Public Works' THE WINTER'S TALE will run for three nights only, September 5-7, at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Free tickets will be distributed, two per person, at 12:00 p.m. on the day of the show at the Delacorte Theater and via the Virtual Ticketing lottery at www.publictheater.org. (more...)

The National Portrait Gallery Displays A Portrait of a Lead Suffragette for the First Time in 80 Years
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

A newly acquired portrait of Christabel Pankhurst, a leading Suffragette, has gone on public display for the first time in eighty years, the National Portrait Gallery announced today, Thursday 24 July. The portrait accompanies a new display of photographs and archive material marking 100 years since the campaigners staged their final and most violent protests, including an attack on National Portrait Gallery paintings, just before the outbreak of the First World War. (more...)

This Week at Bookworks Includes Gloria Drayer with Yoga for Grief, David Ryan and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

This week at Bookworks includes many events, such as Gloria Drayer with Yoga for Grief, David Ryan with The Gentle Art of Wandering, and Jennifer Jacobson reading Tarot cards. There are also events for children like the Harry Potter Book Club. For more information visit bkwrks.com/event. (more...)

Lisa Rinna Signs on for 5th Season of Bravo's REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Lisa Rinna has signed on for the fifth season of REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS. (more...)

Boomerang Theatre to Stage LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST at Bryant Park, 8/14-30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The award-winning Boomerang Theatre Company and Artistic Director Tim Errickson, in association with Bryant Park Shakespeare, are excited to announce their production of LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST by William Shakespeare, directed by Associate Artistic Director Cailin Heffernan. LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST will be presented at Bryant Park (Upper Terrace Steps, 42nd Street and 6th Avenue), Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m., beginning Thursday, August 14 through Saturday, August 30, 2014. (more...)

LAKE UNTERSEE, SKIN DEEP SEA and More Set for Workhaus Playwrights Collective's 8th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Workhaus Playwrights Collective announces its 8th season featuring world premiere productions of LAKE UNTERSEE, by Joe Waechter (September, 2014), SKIN DEEP SEA, by Stanton Wood (February, 2015), and THE REAGAN YEARS, by Dominic Orlando (April, 2015). (more...)

Blue Umbrella Productions Presents DREAMBOYS, 8/2-10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

In January 2000, three men took to the stage at the Bryant-Lake Bowl in an unassuming and intimate revue called 'Unexpected Songs' featuring music made famous by The Women of Broadway. Five incarnations, fourteen years, two additional cast members, and one name change later, an updated iteration of that modest little show, now called 'DreamBoys,' makes its Fringe debut in a sexy and fun production that is also surprisingly moving and relevant. (more...)

Takuya Hiramitsu Discusses New SAILOR MOON Stage Musical, PETITE ETRANGER
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 24, 2014

Takuya Hiramitsu, the director at the helm of the brand new stage musical based on the super-successful long-running Japanese anime series SAILOR MOON set to premiere later this year in Tokyo, talks about his involvement in the property as well as what we can expect from the new musical as part of a new interview. (more...)

Skirt Sports Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary With Virtual Community Building Run
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

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Tickets to NJPAC's 2014 Gala, Featuring Laura Benanti, Barbara Cook, Patina Miller & More, On Sale 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The Women's Association of NJPAC presents Nothin' Like A Dame featuring Tony Award winning performers Laura Benanti (Gypsy), Barbara Cook (Music Man), Patina Miller (Pippin) and Faith Prince (Guys and Dolls) and Special Guests: "Honorary Dame" Brian d'Arcy James (Shrek): Musical Director, Sirius XM Personality Seth Rudetsky Musical Director and Sirius XM Personality Seth Rudetsky on Saturday September 27, 2014 at 7PM in Prudential Hall. Tickets for Nothin' Like A Dame go on sale Friday, July 25th at 10AM and at the Box Office at 12 Noon. Reserve your performance only tickets at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722) and for full Gala tickets or sponsorships including cocktail reception, dinner, dancing and valet parking call (973) 353-7043 or email womensassociation@njpac.org. (more...)

Global Data Center Services Provider CyrusOne Selected by Austin Radiological Association
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

“CyrusOne was an ideal partner to provide data center services for our operations. We were impressed with how they design and operate their innovative facilities,” said Todd Thomas, chief information officer, Austin Radiological Association. “Along with working with multiple carriers, having the necessary power redundancies, and providing disaster recovery services, their security features are top notch, which is essential in the healthcare field.” (more...)

Whirlpool Corporation Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Results
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., July23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) announced today second-quarter GAAP net earnings of $179 million, or $2.25 per diluted share, compared to $198 million, or $2.44 per diluted share, reported for the same prior-year period. Ongoing business earnings per diluted share (1) increased to a second quarter record $2.62, compared to $2.37 in the prior-year period, mainly driven by improved product price and mix, ongoing cost productivity and the benefit of cost and capacity-reduction initiatives. (more...)

Joy Behar on Rumors of Sarah Palin for VIEW Host: 'Why is She Even Relevant?'
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Former VIEW host Joy Behar weighed in on rumors that Sarah Palin is under consideration to host the ABC daytime talk show. (more...)

Exhibition by Ruth Mohn to Open at George & Mary Bobinski Gallery at MusicalFare Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

MusicalFare Theatre has announced a new exhibition by Ruth Mohn, Artist/Photographer in the George and Mary Bobinski Gallery. (more...)

Toledo Troopers Inducted In the Women's Football Foundation Hall of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

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Throes Theater Presents a Premiere on TNC's Dream Up Festival, 8/17-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The Dream Up Festival at Theater for the New City presents Throes Theater in 'Simple as Life and Death,' which will play for six performances, August 17-24, in the Dream Up Festival at Theater for the New City. The new work, receiving its New York debut, is a comic drama that offers a fresh meditation on freedom in the modern world. (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP on ABC - Tuesday, July 29, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 22, 2014

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP, airing on ABC on Tuesday, July 29, 2014! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Chris Colfer Guest Stars on This Week's HOT IN CLEVELAND!
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

GLEE's Chris Colfer guest stars in this week's episode of HOT IN CLEVELAND titled, 'Straight Outta Cleveland.' (more...)

Pearls for Creative Healing Receives Grant from the Arts and Science Council and NC Arts Council
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

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ABC Wins Monday Night in Key Demos
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

ABC was Monday's most-watched network overall (5.7 million) and also led the night with key Women (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54). ABC's “The Bachelorette” was Monday's No. 1 TV show in Total Viewers (topping CBS' “Under the Dome” for the first time ever) and across The Women demos (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54). (more...)

Alec Baldwin, David Henry Hwang and More Covered at the 92Y in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

92Y celebrates all things Theater -- plays, musicals (including theater's sister, movie musicals), songwriters, actors, playwrights -- even Broadway ghosts! (more...)

NBC Ties for Second in Primetime in Adults 18-49, Week of 7/14
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

NBC has tied for #2 for the primetime week of July 14-20 among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49, losing only to Fox, which broadcast the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Excluding sports, NBC and CBS would have tied #1 for the week among the Big 4 networks. (more...)

Bravo to Present Three-Part REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK Reunion Special
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Bravo Media's “The Real Housewives of New York City” wraps up season six with a three-part reunion premiering Tuesday, July 29 at 9pm ET/PT. (more...)

Theatre at the Center to Present WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN, 9/11-10/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

In its first professional production since its Broadway debut, the musical comedy WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN makes its Chicago area premiere in a brand new production at Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, September 11 through October 12, with a press opening on September 14. With an irresistible Latin-infused score by Tony Award-nominated David Yazbek and book by Jeffrey Lane (the team behind past Theatre at the Center hit DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS) WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN is a touching and hilarious story of a group of women whose relationships with men lead to a whirlwind of emotions- love as they find them, confusion as they lose them and passion when they need them. This regional premiere is directed by William Pullinsi with Choreography by Danny Herman and Musical Direction and Orchestrations by William Underwood. (more...)

Amy Ryan to Join Tom Hanks & Mark Rylance in Steven Spielberg's Cold War Thriller; Billy Magnussen & Alan Alda in Talks
by Movies News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

According to Deadline, Amy Ryan has signed on to join Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance in Steven Spielberg's upcoming Cold War thriller, hitting theaters on Oct. 6, 2015. In addition, the report notes that Alan Alda, Billy Magnussen, and Eve Hewson are nearing deals to board the film (more...)

BWW Review: FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS Shows the Evolving Female Role in Society
by Maggie Yates - Jul 22, 2014

In some aspects of American culture, weddings are considered amongst the most stressful episodes a person can endure. Despite the happiness associated with the affair, weddings offer a minefield of potential familial discord, monetary pressure, and the inevitable anxiety people feel surrounding their personal connection to the milestone... (more...)

Darn Tough Launches New Hike/Trek Socks
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

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BWW Reviews: SING, SING, SING a Wonderful Musical Revue at the KC Fringe Festival
by Steve Wilson - Jul 22, 2014

Jughead Theatricals brings Sing, Sing, Sing to the stage of the Heartland Forum in Crown Center. Diane Bulan produces Sing, Sing, Sing in conjunction with the KC Fringe Festival. The Heartland Forum is located in the space once occupied by the American Heartland Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Stephen McKinley Henderson and More in Atlantic Theater's BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere production of Stephen Adly Guirgis' play BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, directed by Austin Pendleton and starring Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colon, Liza Colon-Zayas, Tony Award nominee Stephen McKinley Henderson, Michael Rispoli, and Ray Anthony Thomas. The production is currently in previews and will open Thursday, July 31 for a limited engagement through Saturday, August 16, 2014off-Broadway at Atlantic's main stage Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP on ABC - Today, July 22, 2014
by - Jul 21, 2014

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

Sssh.com Live Event -- Women in Porn: Shattering the Myths
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

BOSTON, MA - Sssh.com, the web's premier porn-for-women site, announced earlier this month an event called Women in Porn: Shattering the Myths, an interactive panel discussion that brings together prominent women working in the adult entertainment industry against porn's harshest critics to debate the nature of the industry and women's changing role in it. (more...)

HISTORY MATTERS/BACK TO THE FUTURE Creates Judith Barlow Prize
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

universitiesHISTORY MATTERS/BACK TO THE FUTURE, a coalition of theatre professionals, has announced the creation of the Judith Barlow Prize which will award $2,500 annually to a student playwright of a one-act play inspired by the work of an historic woman playwright whom she/he has studied. In addition, a $1000 prize will be awarded to the runner up and a $500 prize will be awarded to the winning student's professor who participated in the One Play at a Time initiative. HISTORY MATTERS/BACK TO THE FUTURE promotes the study and production of women's plays of the past in high schools, colleges, universities and theatres throughout the country and encourages responses to those plays from contemporary women playwrights. (more...)

Dr. Richard Leatherman Pens A MAN'S LOVE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

RICHMOND, Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Dr. Richard 'Dick' Leatherman, a noted author of management books, has written an engaging novel titled, A Man's Love Story: Flora, Mariana, Dena, and Xinia. This 450-page book is about the life of Steve Williams, a southern college professor, and The Women he loves. It is written from a man's point of view and deals with life's tragedies and joys. (more...)

90-Year-Olds Set World Record for Relay
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

History was made, champions were crowned and more records were broken on the fourth and final day of USATF Masters Outdoor Championships at Kentner Stadium on the campus of Wake Forest University, on Sunday, July 20. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE HELLO GIRLS at Capital Fringe Excels at Storytelling
by Benjamin Tomchik - Jul 21, 2014

The Hello Girls: Unknown Heroines of WWI tells the story of 233 women who answered their country's call to service only to have that service questioned because of their gender. While the show may lack the theatrical flair of the Festival's other offerings, the story itself is too important to pass up. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Shakespeare Goes to the Frat House in Post5 Theatre's LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST
by Patrick Brassell - Jul 21, 2014

The lines aren't ancient at all; the dialogue makes perfect sense, the jokes become hilarious, and the physical comedy is as well-played as a Three Stooges routine. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Choreographers Patti Colombo and Karl Warden Thrill Maine Audiences
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Jul 21, 2014

'I definitely have a choreographic style - much of what I do is ballet-based and athletic, but I was trained in the Jack Cole manner. My mentors, Ron Lewis, Ron Fields, were all Jack Cole people. I have a strong sense of jazz, true American jazz based in ballet.' The speaker is a petite, svelte, red-haired dynamo of energy and bubbly enthusiasm. Seated opposite me a few days before the opening of her latest theatrical endeavor, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at Maine State Music Theatre, director-choreographer Patti Colombo talks about her Maine debut and her other award-winning theatrical projects - among them, On the Town, West Side Story, Mask, L'il Abner, Peter Pan, Seussical, which have taken her to Broadway and around the world. (more...)

Walking Shadow Announces 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2014

It's been ten years since Walking Shadow began at the Minnesota Fringe Festival. Over the past 32 productions we've crossed swords, lost bicycles, solved puzzles, been killed by zombies, danced like robots, traveled through time, saved Tokyo, and had many lively debates. Thanks for making this decade of fun, intelligent, provocative theatre possible! (more...)

DWTS' Mark Ballas Headlines at CRUSTACEAN REDHOUR LIVE MUSIC SERIES ft Haley Reinhart & Dylan Chambers
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2014

Mark Ballas (American singer-songwriter, actor, and professional dancer on the ABC's Dancing with the Stars), Haley Reinhart (former American Idol contestant), and Dylan Chambers (Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist) took the stage at the RedHour Live Music Series Wednesday night at famous hotspot Crustacean Beverly Hills. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - TV Land's HOT IN CLEVELAND Gets Animated in Special Episode
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

The ladies of TV Land's HOT IN CLEVELAND will go 2-D in a fun-filled animated episode that involves questionable beauty treatments, zombies, and a look at Cleveland had LeBron never left. (more...)

THE PAWNBROKER to Play FringeNYC, 8/9-21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

The Pawnbroker will perform at FringeNYC Venue #12: 64E4 UNDERGROUND - The Paradise Factory, located at 64 East 4th Street in New York City. (more...)

Photo Flash: Joy Behar, Jennifer Coolidge, Susie Essman and Anita Wise Preview LIPSHTICK: THE PERFECT SHADE OF STAND-UP in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Emmy Award winner and talk show host Joy Behar, 2 BROKE GIRLS star and 'Stiffler's Mom' from AMERICAN PIE fame Jennifer Coolidge, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM's Susie Essman, and Anita Wise came out for a special preview of The Venetian Las Vegas' LIPSHTICK: THE PERFECT SHADE OF STAND-UP tonight at LAVO New York. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Trustus Theatre's THE VELVET WEAPON
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Internationally produced playwright Deborah Brevoort premieres her new farce The Velvet Weapon at Trustus Theatre in The Vista. This script is the winner of the Trustus Playwrights' Festival, an annual competition that gives a full production to a new original work. This world premiere production of Brevoort's The Velvet Weapon will run from Friday August 8th at 8:00pm through August 16th, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)

Supporters Rise Up Behind Women's Project Theater Following Artistic Director's Departure
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Though Women's Project Theater may have lost its Artistic Director, support for the New York-based company continues to grow. (more...)

Peter Sander and Theatre Arts Japan to Present ROBINSON (TO) CRUSOE at Hudson Guild Theatre, 8/28-31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Director of Drama Desk nominated performance 'Vivien', Peter Sander collaborates with Theatre Arts Japan (Eriko Ogawa, Artistic Director), and theater company Ku Na'u Ka's music director/composer/percussionist Hiroko Tanakawa to present work of Japan's master playwright, Asaya Fujita's 'Robinson (to) Crusoe', an adaptation of D'Introna and Ravicchio's comedy, 'Robinson and Crusoe'. (more...)

BWW Reviews: PAGEANT Wins For Congeniality
by Michael Dale - Jul 16, 2014

A revival of the 1991 drag musical beauty contest spoof is a pleasing ninety minutes of good, clean fun. (more...)

Goodspeed Musicals Celebrates 50th Anniversary of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF; Show Opens Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Goodspeed Musicals will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof with an inspiring new production, which began previews on June 27th at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Fiddler on the Roof for an Official Press Opening tonight, July 16, 2014. (more...)

First Look at Fall 2014 Nike Women's Apparel
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

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Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey to Present THE ALCHEMIST, Begin. 8/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents Ben Jonson's The Alchemist, a rowdy tale of con artists and their gullible prey. (more...)

Two Pence Theatre Company to Present WOMEN BEWARE WOMEN, 9/4-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Two Pence Theatre Company announces their 2014 production of Thomas Middleton's Women Beware Women, Thursday, Sept. 4 - Saturday, Sept. 27 at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. The production is directed by Two Pence Theatre Company Member Kathryn Walsh. Previews run Thursday, Sept. 4, Friday, Sept. 5 and Saturday, Sept. 6 at 7:30 p.m. Opening/Press night is Monday, Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m. The regular production schedule, September 11 - 27, is Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Tickets prices are $25 ($20 for previews) and are now on sale. To purchase tickets visit www.twopencetheatre.org/see and for more information about the company visit www.twopencetheatre.org. (more...)

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