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Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company & Loyola Marymount University Launch New PartnershipBill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company & Loyola Marymount University Launch New Partnership
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, New York Live Arts' Resident Dance Company, today announced the launch of a new partnership with Loyola Marymount University (LMU). The partnership with the Los Angeles based university marks the first of its kind, adding to the Company's existing collegiate education programs. Spanning a total of four years, the partnership will bring the Company's works and their pedagogical and performative philosophy to LMU's campus and the Los Angeles area. (more...)

BWW Reviews: G&S FEST: PRINCESS IDA Completes A Trio Of Savoy OperettasBWW Reviews: G&S FEST: PRINCESS IDA Completes A Trio Of Savoy Operettas
by Barry Lenny - May 6, 2015

The third and final production in the Gilbert and Sullivan Society's Festival at the Arts Theatre is G&S Fest: Princess Ida. (more...)

FOX Announces Premiere Date for Season 2 of Smash Hit EMPIREFOX Announces Premiere Date for Season 2 of Smash Hit EMPIRE
by TV News Desk - May 29, 2015

The writers of FOX's new smash hit hip-hop drama series EMPIRE have turned to Twitter to reveal the premiere date for the show's sophomore season (more...)

Blue Note Records Exec Bruce Lundvall Dies at 79Blue Note Records Exec Bruce Lundvall Dies at 79
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Bruce Lundvall, former CEO of Blue Note Records who signed artists such as Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis, Natalie Cole and Norah Jones, passed away today, May 19, 2015, due to complications from a long battle with Parkinson's disease. He was 79. (more...)

Chis and Debbie Atkinson Release IT'S NEVER TOO LATEChis and Debbie Atkinson Release IT'S NEVER TOO LATE
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

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Japan Society to Present NEW AND TRADITIONAL NOH, 5/14-16Japan Society to Present NEW AND TRADITIONAL NOH, 5/14-16
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

As part of its spring 2015 Performing Arts Season and ongoing Society-wide series Stories from the War, marking the 70th Anniversary of the end of WWII, Japan Society presents a rare double bill noh program, New and Traditional Noh, offering Holy Mother in Nagasaki written in 2005 and Kiyotsune written in the medieval period. (more...)

CINDERELLA's Cate Blanchett Welcomes Fourth Child!CINDERELLA's Cate Blanchett Welcomes Fourth Child!
by TV News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

Oscar-winning actress Cate Blanchett recently welcomed her fourth child, a daughter, with husband Andrew Upton through adoption. No details on the child's name or age has been released. (more...)

V. R. Vogt Releases TEMPTED KNIGHTSV. R. Vogt Releases TEMPTED KNIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

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Martin Sheen, Mischa Barton Set for KAT KRAMER'S FILMS THAT CHANGE THE WORLDMartin Sheen, Mischa Barton Set for KAT KRAMER'S FILMS THAT CHANGE THE WORLD
by Movies News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

Martin Sheen and Mischa Barton, stars of the film, Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain, will be among the participants kicking off the Seventh Annual Kat Kramer's Films That Change The World cinema series highlighting socially significant films, (more...)

Photo: Grammy Winner Estelle to Guest Star on FOX's Hit Show EMPIRE, TodayPhoto: Grammy Winner Estelle to Guest Star on FOX's Hit Show EMPIRE, Today
by TV News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

Grammy Award-winning artist Estelle will guest star in the March 4th episode of the hit FOX show Empire, airing at 9/8c. Her own hit single 'Conqueror' gets special duet treatment when she performs the song on the show (more...)

Ellen Wefler Releases New Fantasy Novel, ASCENDING ANGELEllen Wefler Releases New Fantasy Novel, ASCENDING ANGEL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

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True Story, FINDING ZOE is ReleasedTrue Story, FINDING ZOE is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

AUSTIN, TX and FRAMINGHAM, MA (more...)

George Takei, Tonya Pinkins & More Set for Pittsburgh Humanities FestivalGeorge Takei, Tonya Pinkins & More Set for Pittsburgh Humanities Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and the Humanities Center of Carnegie Mellon University announce the launch of the inaugural Pittsburgh Humanities Festival, scheduled for March 26-29, 2015. The Festival will take place throughout Pittsburgh's Cultural District and neighboring locales. (more...)

Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Wednesday, March 4, 2015Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Wednesday, March 4, 2015
by TV Scoop - Mar 2, 2015

Get all the scoop on EMPIRE, airing on FOX on Wednesday, March 4, 2015! (more...)

VIDEO: Lee Daniels Confirms Oprah Winfrey Will Guest Star on FOX's EMPIREVIDEO: Lee Daniels Confirms Oprah Winfrey Will Guest Star on FOX's EMPIRE
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

In a new interview with Access Hollywood, Lee Daniels, co-creator of FOX's new hit series EMPIRE confirmed earlier reports that Oprah Winfrey will make a guest appearance in Season 2 of the series. (more...)

Firehouse Theater Company Presents James Goldman's THE LION IN THE WINTER, 4/04-5/02Firehouse Theater Company Presents James Goldman's THE LION IN THE WINTER, 4/04-5/02
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2015

Firehouse Theater Company presents James Goldman's masterpiece "The Lion in Winter" April 4 through May 2 at the John Hand Theater/Colorado Free University, 7653 East First Place in Lowry. (more...)

Oprah Winfrey to Guest Star on New FOX Series EMPIRE?Oprah Winfrey to Guest Star on New FOX Series EMPIRE?
by TV News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

Oprah Winfrey has revealed to The Hollywood Reporter that she may make a guest starring appearance on Season 2 of his hit FOX series EMPIRE. (more...)

Bruce Jenner Halts Production on His Sex-Change Docu-SeriesBruce Jenner Halts Production on His Sex-Change Docu-Series
by TV News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

TMZ reports exclusively that Bruce Jenner has halted production on his planned docuseries which was to follow his transformation from a man into a woman. (more...)

Rita Silvestri Releases IT'S NOT A COINCIDENCERita Silvestri Releases IT'S NOT A COINCIDENCE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

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Meme Kelly to Present OUR VOICES OUR STORIES at Promenade Playhouse, 7/19 & 26Meme Kelly to Present OUR VOICES OUR STORIES at Promenade Playhouse, 7/19 & 26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

OurVoices OurStories has riveting monologues, tantalizing dance, and inspiring, foot-stomping music that celebrates wounded souls allowing their voices to be heard as they re-make their stories. (more...)

Betty Buckley Comments on Passing of EIGHT IS ENOUGH Co-Star Dick Van Patten: 'He Taught Me So Much'Betty Buckley Comments on Passing of EIGHT IS ENOUGH Co-Star Dick Van Patten: 'He Taught Me So Much'
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 23, 2015

Today, Betty Buckley, who co-starred with Van Patten on EIGHT IS ENOUGHT, shared her thoughts with BWW on the passing of her friend (more...)

EIGHT IS ENOUGH Star & Broadway Vet Dick Van Patten Dies at 86EIGHT IS ENOUGH Star & Broadway Vet Dick Van Patten Dies at 86
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Dick Van Patten, best known as TV patriarch Tom Bradford on the hit 1980s series Eight Is Enough, has passed away at the age of 86. (more...)

Photo Flash: Doris Roberts, Lee Purcell, Barry Livingston, adn Many More Stars Support Opening of 'Reel to Real' ExhibitPhoto Flash: Doris Roberts, Lee Purcell, Barry Livingston, adn Many More Stars Support Opening of 'Reel to Real' Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2015

The Hollywood Museum is proud to offer an exclusive new exhibition - Reel to Real: Portrayals and Perceptions of Gays in Hollywood - an entertaining and informative retrospective of LGBT images in film and television throughout the decades. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

Christine Reda Pens New Memoir TRY BEING IN OUR SHOESChristine Reda Pens New Memoir TRY BEING IN OUR SHOES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

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WAKE UP with BWW 7/7/2015 - PENN & TELLER, NYMF and More!WAKE UP with BWW 7/7/2015 - PENN & TELLER, NYMF and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 7, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Penn & Teller bring magic and humor to Broadway tonight, NYMF launches today and more! (more...)

Vintage & Anchor Books Announce New August PublicationsVintage & Anchor Books Announce New August Publications
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

AUGUST PAPERBACK ORIGINALS. . . THUG NOTES: A Street-Smart Guide to Classic Literature by Sparky Sweets, PhD (Vintage • 304 pages • On Sale: 8/18/15 • Price: $14.95 • ISBN: 9781101873045).Sparky Sweets, PhD. and Wisecrack proudly present this outrageously funny, ultra-sharp guide to literature based on the hit online series, Thug Notes. Inside, you'll find hilarious plot breakdowns and masterful analyses of sixteen of literature's most beloved classics, including: The Catcher in the Rye, To Kill A Mockingbird, Pride & Prejudice, The Color Purple, Hamlet, Things Fall Apart, and more! Thug Notes has been featured on BET, PBS, and NPR and has been used in hundreds of classrooms around the world. Whether you're a student, teacher, or straight-up literary gangster like Dr. Sweets, THUG NOTES has got you covered. You'll certainly never look at literature the same way again. PUBLICIST: David Archer • 212-572-2331 • darcher@penguinrandomhouse.com (more...)

VIDEO: Watch a First Look at the New Season of FOX's EMPIRE!VIDEO: Watch a First Look at the New Season of FOX's EMPIRE!
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

FOX's hit series EMPIRE premieres on Wednesday, September 23 at 9/8c! Below, watch a first look at the new season. (more...)

Ella Zupcsek-Rhine Releases IN THE EYE OF A TREEElla Zupcsek-Rhine Releases IN THE EYE OF A TREE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Ella Zupcsek-Rhine woke up one day to realize and open her eyes to the truth that she is not the only one who is tested and who suffers in this world. In her cause to make fellow humans aware of other people's predicaments, and not only their own, she shares her observations and insights as it is seen 'In the Eye of a Tree' (published by Xlibris). (more...)

Stage and Screen Actress Marisa Tomei to Recur on EMPIRE Season 2Stage and Screen Actress Marisa Tomei to Recur on EMPIRE Season 2
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Stage vet Marisa Tomei has signed on for FOX's EMPIRE season 2.  (more...)

Hit Series EMPIRE Arrives on Blu-ray and DVD 9/15Hit Series EMPIRE Arrives on Blu-ray and DVD 9/15
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Become a part of the phenomenon that captivated the nation when “TV's biggest smash of the past decade,” (Robert Rorke, New York Post) arrives on Blu-ray and DVD September 15th from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. (more...)

John Chatterton Launches New MemoirJohn Chatterton Launches New Memoir
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

Author John Chatterton puts pen to paper in his new memoir, a story that puts forward what he believes to be a relatively unusual and successful tale. 'My Journey: From The Bush To Banker And Back' (published by Xlibris AU) paints a vivid picture of the author's life back-dropped by scenic Australia and the banking world. (more...)

K.M. Scott Releases Sequel to 'Satisfaction, (Club X4)'K.M. Scott Releases Sequel to 'Satisfaction, (Club X4)'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author K.M. Scott will publish the sequel to her novel, 'Possession, Club X 3' on July 14, 2015. The sequel is titled 'Satisfaction, Club X 4' and has already received high praise from early reviewers. Set in Tampa, FL., 'Satisfaction, Club X 4' is the final installment in the Club X series about the Three Sons of Cassian March III and their struggle to be more than what he chose for them. Cassian March IV, the favorite son, must face the reality that the one thing he wants most in the world may never be his. Stefan March, the younger and wilder son his father never truly knew, must find a way to accept his father's choices and carve out his own destiny within the March family. And Kane Jackson, the illegitimate son who never had a chance to be anyone's child, finally has the chance at happiness, if he can only overcome the past that has haunted him forever. This series is recommended for readers eighteen and older due to strong language and explicit sexual situations. K.M. Scott is available for interviews and appearances. For booking presentations, media appearances, interviews, and/or book-signings contact Lea Cabalar, fiercefabpromotions@gmail.com About K.M. Scott A resident of Scranton, PA. K.M. Scott is a New York Times and USA Today Bestseller of contemporary romance stories. A writer for all her life, she finally decided to take the plunge and seek publication in 2011. Under her Gabrielle Bisset pseudonym, she writes erotic paranormal and historical romance, but in 2013 she decided to branch off into contemporary romance. Loving what she does, her contemporary romances are filled with steamy sex, great dialogue, and happily ever afters that stay with the reader long after they finish her books. Inquiries involving publishing, television & film rights, foreign and audio rights, please contact K.M. at kmscottauthor@gmail.com (more...)

CTC's 50th Anniversary Season to Include DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, THE JUNGLE BOOK & MoreCTC's 50th Anniversary Season to Include DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, THE JUNGLE BOOK & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

Children's Theatre Company (CTC) celebrates 50 years as the flagship theatre for multigenerational audiences in North America with a mix of celebratory events and a continued commitment to creating new work for young audiences with a theatrical season that includes five premieres. Hailed by Time Magazine as the number one theatre for families in the nation, CTC celebrates 50 years of creating exciting new works for young audiences that have been in Beijing, Moscow, Tokyo, Canada, Scotland, most of the United States and Broadway; of being the largest and most honored theatre for multigenerational audiences in North America; and the being only theatre for young audiences to receive a Tony Award for sustained excellence. (more...)

Henry Winkler to Make Book Signing Appearances, 2/13-14Henry Winkler to Make Book Signing Appearances, 2/13-14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

Henry Winkler will make two appearances for his upcoming Here's Hank #4 book, Fake Snakes and Weird Wizards, with co-author Lin Oliver. No Henry Winkler memorabilia will be signed at either event. Depending on the crowd size, there may be a limit the number of books signed to allow everyone a chance through the line. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: New Featurette for Fox's Freshman Drama EMPIRESTAGE TUBE: New Featurette for Fox's Freshman Drama EMPIRE
by Stage Tube - Feb 7, 2015

In a new featurette, Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson and Jussie Smollett talk about all of the secrets and the lies of Fox's freshman drama EMPIRE. Check it out below! (more...)

Theatre Memphis Presents LIBERACE!, THE PRODUCERS, WAIT UNTIL DARK, and More for 2015-2016Theatre Memphis Presents LIBERACE!, THE PRODUCERS, WAIT UNTIL DARK, and More for 2015-2016
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

Theatre Memphis has made its play selections for the 2015-16 season and they include a variety of entertainment that touches many bases. Featuring musicals, comedy, drama, classics and new work, the season offers options to Memphis patrons. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Unto The Breach' Episode of FOX's EMPIREVIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Unto The Breach' Episode of FOX's EMPIRE
by - Feb 26, 2015

On the next episode of FOX's EMPIRE titled "Unto The Breach", it's an all-out war when Cookie uncovers Anika's big backstabbing secret, and Lucious must come face-to-face with his longtime rival, Billy Beretti (more...)

Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Wednesday, February 25, 2015Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Wednesday, February 25, 2015
by TV Scoop - Feb 23, 2015

Get all the scoop on EMPIRE, airing on FOX on Wednesday, February 25, 2015! (more...)

Joe Iconis' DIARY OF A WIMPY KID Musical & More Will Premiere at Minneapolis' Children's Theatre CompanyJoe Iconis' DIARY OF A WIMPY KID Musical & More Will Premiere at Minneapolis' Children's Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

Children's Theatre Company (CTC) celebrates 50 years as the flagship theatre for multigenerational audiences in North America with a mix of celebratory events and a continued commitment to creating new work for young audiences with a theatrical season that includes five premieres. Hailed by Time Magazine as the number one theatre for families in the nation, CTC celebrates 50 years of creating exciting new works for young audiences that have been in Beijing, Moscow, Tokyo, Canada, Scotland, most of the United States and Broadway; of being the largest and most honored theatre for multigenerational audiences in North America; and the being only theatre for young audiences to receive a Tony Award for sustained excellence. (more...)

Classical French Actor Louis Jourdan Has Died at 93Classical French Actor Louis Jourdan Has Died at 93
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2015

Louis Jourdan, a French actor famous for American film and television appearances in the Oscar-winning musical GIGI, MADAME BOVARY, CAN-CAN, and THE FIRST OLYMPICS: ATHENS, 1896, as well as Broadway appearances in shows such as ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER, has died. The Hollywood Walk of Fame winner was 93. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Our Dancing Days' Episode of FOX's EMPIREVIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Our Dancing Days' Episode of FOX's EMPIRE
by - Feb 12, 2015

On the next episode of FOX's EMPIRE titled "Our Dancing Days", tension mounts between Hakeem and Jamal, as Lucious attempts to brand Empire Entertainment as a tight-knit, 'family-run' company. (more...)

New Memoir Shares AN UNCONVENTIONAL JOURNEYNew Memoir Shares AN UNCONVENTIONAL JOURNEY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (more...)

Mariah Carey Headed to EMPIRE for Season 2Mariah Carey Headed to EMPIRE for Season 2
by TV News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

Mariah Carey is officially headed to EMPIRE. (more...)

Kenny Ortega to be Honored at Pasadena Playhouse's Diversity Project BenefitKenny Ortega to be Honored at Pasadena Playhouse's Diversity Project Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director) announced today that legendary director, choreographer and producer Kenny Ortega will be the 2015 Diversity Award Artistic Honoree, and Abel Ramirez, founder of Pasadena's El Portal Restaurant and business and cultural leader of the Pasadena community, will be the Community Honoree at the 9th Annual Pasadena Playhouse's Wells Fargo Theatrical Diversity Project fundraising benefit on Sunday, September 13, 2015, in honor of the opening of Josefina Lopez's Real Women Have Curves. (more...)

Comedian Tracy Morgan Marries Megan Wollover at Weekend WeddingComedian Tracy Morgan Marries Megan Wollover at Weekend Wedding
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Tracy Morgan and fiancée Megan Wollover tied the knot before close family and friends on Sunday night. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LION IN WINTER Is Exceptional TheatreBWW Review: THE LION IN WINTER Is Exceptional Theatre
by Barry Lenny - Aug 21, 2015

This is one of the best works that I have seen presented by this company. (more...)

Cheryl Oliver Pollock Pens LOVING YOUR DAUGHTER-IN-LAWCheryl Oliver Pollock Pens LOVING YOUR DAUGHTER-IN-LAW
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Author Cheryl Oliver Pollock turns 'monsters-in-laws' into loving mothers-in-law with her new mother-daughter-in-law relationship guide 'Loving Your Daughter-in-law: What YOU Can Do to Have a Better Relationship with Your Daughter-in-law' (published by WestBow Press). (more...)

Idina Menzel, Audra McDonald & More Call for NYC Mayor to Reverse Decision on Cutting Adoption FundingIdina Menzel, Audra McDonald & More Call for NYC Mayor to Reverse Decision on Cutting Adoption Funding
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2015

A growing number of the most noted celebrities in the entertainment industry are calling on Mayor de Blasio to reverse his administration's recent decision completely cutting funding to the only two agencies dedicated to helping all NYC foster children find adoptive families. (more...)

JoAnna Christine Daniels Pursues New Marketing for Historical RomanceJoAnna Christine Daniels Pursues New Marketing for Historical Romance
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

CAMARILLO, Calif. (more...)

GRCT to Present 'AXLEANDER AND THE...VERY BAD DAY,' 4/24-5/3GRCT to Present 'AXLEANDER AND THE...VERY BAD DAY,' 4/24-5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre and School of Theatre Arts presents Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day from April 24 - May 3. (more...)

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