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Judges Announced For $185,000 Compass Learning Classroom Refresh Contest
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

To enter, students and teachers must produce short, creative music videos expressing how educational technology will enhance the learning experience in the classroom. Videos must be submitted to the official contest website,, between September 19 and October 24, 2014. (more...)

Indie Horror Pic 'altar' to Crowdfund Gala NYC Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ The producers of the new independent supernatural horror film ALTAR have launched a campaign on Kickstarter to crowdfund a theatrical premiere screening in New York City. (more...)

MCL Chicago Announces Sept-Oct 2014 Comedy Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

MCL Chicago and Executive Director Aaron Shapiro are proud to announce their September and October performance schedule. All performances take place at the newly renovated MCL Chicago, 3110 N. Sheffield Ave., and are BYOB. (more...)

Cheetos Brand Serves Up Mischief This Halloween With New Treats And Tricks For The Entire Family
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Calling all pranksters: Chester Cheetah, the official Cheetos brand spokes-cheetah, has proclaimed that after years of the 'same old same old,' Halloween needs a new twist so, today he unveiled a new bag of treats and Tricks to bring out the mischievous side of families this season. (more...)

Former Sports Agent Reveals Negotiation Tricks In New Book
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

ATLANTA, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Molly Fletcher has learned a lot over the past two decades while negotiating an estimated $500 million worth of deals on behalf of hundreds of the world's premiere athletes, coaches and television commentators. She reveals the strategies, tips, and insights that have made her wildly successful first as a sports agent and now as a corporate consultant and keynote speaker, in her newest book,A Winner's Guide to Negotiating:How Conversation Gets Deals Done (McGraw-Hill,September 19, 2014). (more...)

Trusted Computing Group Headlines Chip-to-Cloud Security Forum with Keynote, Panels and Sessions on Trust and Security
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Dr. Joerg Borchert, TCG president and chairman, Infineon Technologies, will discuss how trust can enable more secure cloud computing in a keynote at the plenary session Sept. 23. The plenary will also include a panel session, “Virtualization and Risks: The Impact of Virtualization Technologies on Mobile Transactions Security” with Janne Uusilehto, Microsoft and co-chair, TCG Mobile Platform Work Group and other industry experts. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MISS BEHAVE'S GAME SHOW, London Wonderground, September 6 2014
by Adrian Bradley - Sep 7, 2014

The London Wonderground transports a piece of the Edinburgh Festival fringe to London's South bank. Miss Behave's Game Show is a raucous take on the late night cabaret genre (more...)

BWW Reviews: Abrahamse & Meyer's ONE ARM a Winning Adaptation of Tennessee Williams Short Story
by David Fick - Sep 6, 2014

Abrahamse & Meyer Productions are back at the Artscape Arena with ONE ARM, the company's latest exploration of the work of Tennessee Williams and the first of which is a new adaptation of a non-theatrical work by the iconic playwright and author. (more...)

The Marlowe Theatre Presents ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, Sept. 19-Oct. 4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2014

The National Theatre's award-winning comedy One Man, Two Guvnors comes to Canterbury September 19-October 4. (more...)

JPAS Presents Dr. Seuss Double Feature 9/13-27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2014

The Jefferson Performing Arts Society (JPAS) will be presenting the Dr. Suess classics, Mr Brown Can Moo! Can You? & The Cat in the Hat, September 13th & 20th in Metairie, and September 27th in Covington. (more...)

BWW Recap: Robin Hood to the Rescue in This Week's DOCTOR WHO
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 6, 2014

On this week's episode of DOCTOR WHO we have more robots, gold powered ships, and Robin Hood! Don't continue reading, however, if you have yet to watch “Robot of Sherwood,” because there are major SPOILERS below. (more...)

PASSING ZONE SAVES THE WORLD, Family Juggling Show at Cullen Theater 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

The Passing Zone Saves the World, featuring the comedy juggling team of Jon Wee and Owen Morse, is coming to Houston for one night only, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. in the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater, presented by Society for the Preforming Arts. (more...)

NJPAC to Present HAUNTED ILLUSIONS, Starring David Caserta, Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Haunted Illusions, starring David Caserta, comes to NJPAC next month, playing Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 5 PM and 7:30 PM. (more...)

The Passing Zone Coming to Houston, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

The Passing Zone Saves the World, featuring the comedy juggling team of Jon Wee and Owen Morse, is coming to Houston for one night only, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. in the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater, presented by Society for the Preforming Arts. (more...)

VIDEO: Maroon 5 Performs Hit Single 'Maps' on AMERICA'S GOT TALENT
by TV News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

On last night's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT on NBC, Maroon 5 stopped by to perform their new hit single 'Maps'. Check out the appearance below! (more...)

LA SOIREE Celebrates 10 Years with Return to London, Nov 5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Roll up, roll up - the circus is back in town! Last seen in London in 2011, multi award-winning cult hit La Soiree returns to the capital celebrating a triumphant world tour and the 10 year anniversary of the troupe's first show. Fresh from a six month residency at the spectacular Union Square Theatre in New York, a whirl around Australia and touring the land of the midnight sun, La Soiree returns at last to London. (more...)

Sphero Releases Ollie; These Are Not Your Parents' Toys
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

BOULDER, CO(Marketwired - Sep 4, 2014) - Sphero, leaders in connected play, announced today the launch of their next generation app-controlled robot Ollie. Initially introduced as Sphero 2B at CES in January, Ollie takes connected play to the next level by combining the technology that Sphero 2.0 is known for with innovative controls and integrated gameplay for a whole new experience. (more...)

First Ever Cloak and Dagger Festival Set for Denver This September
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

The First Annual Cloak & Dagger Music Festival slated to take over dual venues in Denver, CO on September 20th invokes intrigue and mystery. (more...)

GENERATION Q Series, THE OLDEST PROFESSION and More Set for The Rainbow Theatre Project's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

After a successful inaugural season, The Rainbow Theatre Project has announced their second season of three evenings of staged readings, two fully-staged productions, a co-production and a cabaret that highlight, reflect and embrace the LGBTQ experience. The company's first season was comprised of five staged readings of early and contemporary works from the LGBTQ theatrical canon, including a concert version of recent Off-Broadway musical sensation YANK!. (more...)

Sony Gives You More Ways to Enjoy High-Resolution Audio On The Move With All-New Walkman' NWZ-A17 Hi-Res Audio Digital Music Player and MDR-1A Hi-Res Headphones
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ High-Resolution Audio brings you closer to the spirit and soul of the artist's original performance just as you'd hear it on stage or in the recording studio. Now Sony offers an expanded range of options for enjoying pristine Hi-Res sound on-the-go. (more...)

RLT to Present DAR HE, 9/19-22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

In 1955, a 14-year-old black Chicago youth traveled to the Mississippi Delta with country kinfolk and southern cooking on his mind. He walked off the train and into a world he could never understand. It was a world of thick color lines, of hard-held class systems and unspeakable taboos. Young Emmett crossed that line and stepped into his gruesome fate by whistling at a white woman. This riveting play chronicles the murder, trial and unbelievable confession of the men accused of Till's lynching. (more...)

BWW Recap: The Great HOUDINI and the Great Beyond - Part II
by Meg Wood - Sep 3, 2014

When we last saw our hero, Harry Houdini was trapped under the ice of the Mississippi River, a death-defying trick gone a bit off. As Part II of The History Channel's miniseries HOUDINI begins, he's still trapped and it's looking bad. Then, he sees what appears to be a mermaid with his mother's face. This vision leads him to safety. In this manner, the show's tone and purpose shifts. We have left the saga of a man compelled by his need to escape and laugh in the face of death. On we go to the story of a man haunted by loss, the afterlife and the supernatural. (more...)

SolarWinds Head Geek to Address Microsoft WSUS Best Practices at SpiceWorld 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

AUSTIN, TX - SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced its upcoming participation at SpiceWorld™, an IT conference hosted by Spiceworks to be held in Austin, Texas, on September 23-24, 2014. At the event, SolarWinds Head Geek and award-winning Spiceworks® IT community contributor Lawrence Garvin will share his Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) expertise as part of the IT Infrastructure track. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company to Present OBSCURA, 10/15-11/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Aurora Theatre Company presents Bay Area magician Christian Cagigal in OBSCURA, an extraordinary presentation of up-close and personal magic. This special fall presentation plays for 15 performances only October 15 through November 2 at Harry's UpStage, located in the Nell and Jules Dashow Wing at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets (General $28; VIP reserved seating $32; subscribers receive a $2 discount) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit (more...)

NANNY REILLY Offers Irish Folklore to Modern Realm
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

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SolarWinds Head Geek to Address Microsoft WSUS Best Practices at SpiceWorld 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

AUSTIN, TX - SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced its upcoming participation at SpiceWorld™, an IT conference hosted by Spiceworks to be held in Austin, Texas, on September 23-24, 2014. At the event, SolarWinds Head Geek and award-winning Spiceworks® IT community contributor Lawrence Garvin will share his Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) expertise as part of the IT Infrastructure track. (more...)

BWW Blog: Jessica Myhr - No Shower? No Problem! 10 Tips to Freshen Up in 15 Minutes
by Mark Fisher Fitness - Sep 16, 2014


Smart & Funny Trailer For Neil Patrick Harris's CHOOSE YOUR OWN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 16, 2014

An informative and witty trailer for 2014 Best Actor In A Musical Tony Award winner Neil Patrick Harris's new amusingly titled autobiography CHOOSE YOUR OWN AUTOBIOGRAPHY is now available to view. (more...)

World Premiere of Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca's ANTIGONA Set for UW World Series, 10/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

In October, the UW World Series will present the world premiere of Antigona, a new work by Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca. Hailed by critics everywhere for its transcendent and deeply emotional performances, Noche Flamenca is one of the most authentic flamenco companies in the world today, and Soledad Barrio is its star. Now, in a unique creative partnership, this remarkable company joins with acclaimed American theater director Lee Breuer to create a new work, Antigona, based on Sophocles' ancient Greek heroine. Combining live music, song, and dance, Noche Flamenca's Antigona will bring the fiery, expressive nature of flamenco to one of the world's great tragedies in an evening-length work that promises to be both gripping and intensely moving. The work is conceived and directed by Martin Santangelo with choreography by Soledad Barrio, consulting direction by Lee Breuer, and visual and mask design by Mary Frank. (more...)

Pirates and Vaudeville to Bring Family Fun to the Waterfront Museum Barge, 9/28-10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

This year Red Hook's antique wooden barge is celebrating its 100th birthday with old-time family entertainment. Sponsored by Investors Bank & Brooklyn Bridge Realty, this series of two one-man performances features two Sunday spectaculars by a vaudeville comedian and a Pirate. Fall Family Fun entertainment aboard the historic Waterfront Museum & Showboat Barge Sundays, September 28 and October 5 at 1pm. First Come, First Served. (more...)

The Auditorium Theatre to Celebrate 125th Anniversary With Free Special Events, Beginning 10/31
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Celebrating a milestone 125th Anniversary Season, Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University will open its doors for the entire community beginning on October 31 with the first film in the "Made in Chicago" Movie Series, "Chicago," and continuing on November 9 with Family Fun Day where all are welcome to experience the magic of the Auditorium Theatre while enjoying interactive activities, exciting crafts, special tours and more. Both events are free and open to the public. (more...)

Season Five Winner Courtney Lapresi to Join First-Ever MASTERCHEF Cruise This November!
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

It has just been announced that Courtney has signed on for the first-ever “MasterChef” Cruise this November. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Paramount's CATS Offers High-Quality Entertainment
by Elee Schrock - Sep 16, 2014

BroadwayWorld reviews Paramount Theatre's 'Cats.' The felines prowling the stage at Aurora's Paramount Theatre have truly been given the five-star treatment. On a perfectly polished (and monstrous) set by Kevin Depinet (along with projections by Michael Stanfill), they are given plenty of room to jump, climb, and play. They are donned in those iconic (expertly designed by Theresa Ham, with wigs and make-up by Katie Cordts and Lauren Cecil) leotards and furry hats. And, most impressive, they have been lit in brilliant colors by lighting extraordinaire, Jesse Klug. The aesthetic appeal on the Paramount stage is top-notch and one of the main reasons this production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Cats' is as fully satisfying as this musical gets. (more...)

Storm Theatre Company to Open Fall Season with THE BELIEVERS, Begin. 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

The acclaimed Storm Theatre Company best known for revisiting and discovering classic plays has announced that it will open their Fall, 2014 season with the New York premiere of The Believers , a new play by Robert Carroll. Previews will start on September 26th with an opening night set for October 11th. (more...)

New Episodes of Animal Planet's MY CAT FROM HELL to Premiere 10/11
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

In the previous season of MY CAT FROM HELL, Jackson Galaxy came face to face with the infamous '911 Cat,' which he dubbed the toughest case of his long career. But, if you thought his work saving cats and their guardians was over, think again. Beginning Saturday, October 11, at 8 PM (ET/PT), Galaxy returns in seven all-new episodes to rescue out-of-control cats and repair the relationships they're ruining. (more...)

D. Neil Berdiev Releases THE LITTLE SILVER BOOK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

BOSTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Imagine not getting a job because of doing or not doing something very simple that gave an equally-qualified or even less-qualified candidate a competitive edge. Yet, that's the exact outcome of many interviews. Neil Berdiev's latest book The Little Silver Book TM- Interviewing offers readers ranging from experienced professionals seeking jobs to students seeking internships practical and actionable tips on how to be successful before, during, and after the interviews. (more...)

Hampstead Theatre's DI AND VIV AND ROSE to Transfer to Vaudeville Theatre in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Hampstead Theatre's critically acclaimed production Di and Viv and Rose, will open at the Vaudeville Theatre on 29 January 2015 with previews from 22 January. Anna Mackmin returns to direct Amelia Bullmore's funny and insightful comedy about female friendship. Tamzin Outhwaite* reprises her role as Di and will be joined by Samantha Spiro as Viv and Jenna Russell as Rose. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE WHITE SNAKE Mesmerizes Audience with Magical Storytelling
by Libby Ryan - Sep 15, 2014

When it comes to differing accounts of a story, which do you believe - the logical or the mystical? "The White Snake", directed by Tony winner Mary Zimmerman, asks this question many times whenever the tale of the magical snake reaches a fork in the road where the story could be explained by the divine or the mundane. (more...)

BWW Reviews: South Coast Rep Triumphs with Enchanting New Vision of Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST
by Michael L. Quintos - Sep 15, 2014

Something completely enchanting is happening right now on a stage in Costa Mesa. Kicking off its 51st season, South Coast Repertory---in association with the American Repertory Theatre and the Smith Center---is currently staging the remarkable, re-envisioned new take on William Shakespeare's classic play THE TEMPEST created by Aaron Posner and magician Teller. The visually-stunning, wonderfully magical production continues its Southern California premiere performances through September 28. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - MTV2 Premieres New Season of NITRO CIRCUS LIVE, 10/8
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

MTV2 today announced that the all-new fourth season of “Nitro Circus Live” will premiere with two back-to-back 30 minute episodes on Wednesday October 8, 2014 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV2. (more...)

Photo Flash: Limelight Theatre Presents TOM, DICK AND HARRY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2014

COMEDY chaos comes to Limelight Theatre this October in a show for lovers of old-fashioned farce. Written by veteran playwright Ray Cooney and his son Michael, Tom, Dick and Harry is the story of Tom Kerwood and his wife trying to adopt a baby - but their attempts to impress a busybody social worker are jeopardised by Tom's useless brothers Dick and Harry. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kate Baldwin, Elizabeth Stanley, Courtney Reed and More Talk Fashion with George Brescia
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

On Thursday, September 11th at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, Stylist and Author George Brescia shared the stage with special guests talking all things fashion. Joining George on his panel were Broadway stars including Kate Baldwin, Elizabeth Stanley, Courtney Reed and fashion designer Randi Rham. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

First Look - Neil Patrick Harris Shares Family Wedding Photo
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

PEOPLE shares an adorable photo of the couple along with their 3-year-old fraternal twins, with daughter Harper Grace in a beautiful white dress, and handsome son Gideon Scott donning a top hat. (more...)

The Farmington Players Open Season With Classic Comedy ARSENIC & OLD LACE 9/26th
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

The Brewster sisters love to murder old men and bury their bodies in the basement. That zany premise sets the stage for the Farmington Players season opener, the farcical black comedy Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring. The show runs September 26th to October 18th at the Farmington Players Barn. Reserved seats are available at and at the box office (248) 553-2955. (more...)

2015 ReOrient Festival Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Golden Thread Productions, the first American theatre company focused on the Middle East, has announced the eight short plays selected for its prestigious ReOrient 2015 Festival of Short Plays. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Town Players of Newtown Bring On the Laughs with THE ARTIFICIAL JUNGLE
by Cindy Cardozo - Sep 11, 2014

More than a lighthearted comedy, this silly and irreverent homage to classic film noir will leave you laughing in the aisles. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BARNUM, Curve Theatre Leicester, September 10 2014
by Jenny Antill - Sep 11, 2014

Cameron Macintosh and Chichester Festival Theatre's production of Barnum debuted at the Curve Theatre, Leicester last night before embarking on a National Tour. The show was seen by nearly 70,000 people during its run in Chichester last year and was critically acclaimed by many throughout its time there. Way prior to this, the production opened on Broadway back in 1980 where it picked up three Tony Awards and a Drama Desk Award. Following this, Barnum opened in the West End in 1981 starring Michael Crawford; a role which he won an Olivier for. (more...)

Magician Steve Cohen Produces 'TYCOONS' -- The Stradivarius Of Playing Cards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Think Federer's tennis racket, Baryshnikov's ballet slippers, Perlman's violin. For close-up magician Steve Cohen, star of the weekly Chamber Magic show in the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, an essential tool of the trade is a good deck of cardsand none measured up. So Mr. Cohen, a.k.a. The Millionaires' Magician, created his own sleek, ultra-luxury deck and called them TYCOONS in honor of his exclusive clientele. (more...)

True Axis Enables True Skate App for Intel' Atom'' Tablets for Android*
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ An announcement has been made that True Skate from the development team at True Axis is now compatible with Intel Atom tablets for Android*. This realistic skateboarding app can now be enjoyed with mobility and versatility by users of this device. (more...)

LIVE+ Debuts First Single 'The Way Around Is Through' from New Album
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

In advance of the release of their October 28 THE TURN (Think Loud Music) album, +LIVE+ have debuted their first single “The Way Around Is Through” (more...)

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