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Engility Awarded Position on $240 Million IDIQ and Selected for $42 Million Systems Engineering Task Order with DoD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

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Speakers from DOD, DHS, U.S. Marines and Other Federal Agencies Confirmed to Present at DC Cyber Resilience Summit in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

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Arts Philanthropist Betty Amsden AO Passed Away
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Melbourne Theatre Company is deeply saddened by the news that Betty Amsden AO passed away over the weekend. (more...)

BWW Review: Feminism's Past and Present Explored in WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
by Abby Rowold - Feb 27, 2017

Second-wave feminism has been rising for a decade, and Roe vs. Wade is about to be decided. In When We Were Young and Unafraid, stage and television writer Sarah Treem introduces us to four women from different generations and backgrounds, and sets out to make the audience decide: Who is the feminist? (more...)

Meet Special Real Estate Agent Jennifer Hammond
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

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Prominent Neurosurgeon Discusses Effect to Human Body by Nerve Agents...
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2017

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International Celebrity Images Presents Awards To 15 Tribute Artists At The 23rd Production Of The Reel Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

International Celebrity Images presented the 23rd Production of THE REEL AWARDS, an entertaining two and a half-hour tongue in cheek parody, spoof, and tribute to the real Academy Awards and other Hollywood-style awards shows, on Monday, February 20, 2017 at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. (more...)

Overlooked African Female Ruler Gets Her Due
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

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The New York Musical Festival Announces Initial Lineup for 2017 Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) announced today the initial lineup for 2017 NYMF. Among the shows announced in the lineup are the Next Link Project musical selections, as well as invited production selections. Now in its fourteenth year, the 2017 Festival will take place July 10th through August 6th at locations around midtown Manhattan in New York City. Dan Markley serves as NYMF Executive Director & Producer and Rachel Sussman serves as Director of Programming & Artist Services. (more...)

Additional Instructors Announces For Two Week IJ Summer Ballet Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Following the announcement earlier this year of the inaugural season of the IJ Summer Ballet Intensive, founders Irina Paradnaya and Jared G. Lillyhave announced additional instructors - repetiteurs - rounding out what is sure to be an extraordinary opportunity for advanced students and aspiring professionals to learn and perform roles from the classical ballet repertory of the Bolshoi Ballet, the world's most acclaimed ballet company.  (more...)

IDENTV Announces Successful Milestone of its Breakthrough 'Neural Upscaling' Technology
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Surprises Fans with Rap at Seeso's 'MY BROTHER' Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

HAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda surprised fans in Los Angeles last night, February 23rd, during a fan viewing party for Seeso's new original series 'My Brother, My Brother and Me.' (more...)

Verizon Unlimited on the network you deserve: RootMetrics' ranks Verizon highest in overall network performance for seventh time in a row
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

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Richmond Youth Symphony To Perform Side By Side With Richmond Symphony, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra (RSYO) will perform side by side with the Richmond Symphony musicians on Sunday, February 26 at 7:00pm at the Dominion Art Center's Carpenter Theatre. (more...)

Austin Colby, MaryJoanna Grisso and More to Join American Pops Orchestra for CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their all-star 2016-2017 season with a new take on the classic tale  Cinderella: A Magical, Musical Tale on Saturday, March 11 at 2:00 PM at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational UCC, 945 G Street NW, WDC 20001). (more...)

Diversionary Announces the World Premiere of BALLAST
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

This May Diversionary asks audiences this question with the World Premiere of BALLAST by Georgette Kelly, a highly poetic exploration of the waking and dream lives of two trans and cisgender couples as they come to terms with the new lives they find themselves in. (more...)

NBCSN Closes Out Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Regular-Season Coverage This Saturday
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

NBCSN's coverage of the Atlantic 10 men's basketball regular season concludes this Saturday, Feb. 25 with a doubleheader beginning at 2:30 p.m. ET, when the Richmond Spiders (16-11, 10-5) visit the Fordham Rams (13-15, 7-8) at historic Rose Hill Gymnasium in the Bronx, N.Y. (more...)

Dan Ruth's A LIFE BEHIND BARS to Play the Laurie Beechman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

A Life Behind Bars is a hilarious, unapologetic look at what can happen when you reach for the stars but grab for the bottle instead. (more...)

2017 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners Are Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, in partnership with the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection at The University of Southern Mississippi, announced today the winners of the 31st annual Ezra Jack Keats Book Award. Each year a writer and an illustrator are recognized early in their careers for their outstanding work. The 2017 award ceremony will be held on April 6th during the Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. The winners receive a gold medallion as well as an honorarium of $1,000. (more...)

BENCH PRESSING THREADS OF FAITH is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Patricia M. Boord's new book, Bench Pressing Threads of Faith ($18.99, paperback, 9781498495714, $9.99, eBook, 9781498495721) chronicles the author's journey on the 3 threads of her life faith, health improvement, and powerlifting, and how they have formed the tapestry God created for her life. Readers will see that this book is an amazing story of both the author's physical and faith transformations that have enabled her to compete at the highest levels of powerlifting's bench press competitions. Through her journey, Boord learned that God will never leave you, and He wants to communicate that his love is limitless. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Jennifer L. Nelson
by Elliot Lanes - Feb 23, 2017

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BWW Review: Theater J's Brainy THE HOW AND THE WHY
by Roger Catlin - Feb 23, 2017

Let's say you want to think deeply about the origins of menstruation. Perhaps you would go to a lecture on evolutionary biology. (more...)

Boston Playwrights' Theatre Continues 2016-17 Season of New Plays with FRANKLIN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) continues its 2016-17 season with Franklin by Samantha Noble. Running from March 23 to April 2, this new drama is directed by Stephanie LeBolt. (more...)

Virginia Stage Company Announces Season 39
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Virginia Stage is excited to announce what they have in store for their 39th season. The lineup includes an additional production, the return of fan favorite Crowns. The full lineup has through lines of gospel and comedy and includes a Pulitzer Prize winner, two musicals, a new work, and adaptations of three classic works of literature. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater Announces Season 29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Artistic Director Jim Helsinger and Managing Director PJ Albert have announced the 10 productions that will comprise Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF's upcoming 2017-2018 Season. Featuring a Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, two Shakespearean epics, a madcap riff on a literary classic, critically acclaimed new works, an adaptation of a cinematic treasure, and stories ripped from the pages of today's most popular children's books, the nationally renowned Theater's 29th Season offers something for every audience in Central Florida and beyond. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara to Headline THE MAIN EVENT Fundraiser in Norfolk
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

On March 26, 2017, THE MAIN Event: A Celebration for the Arts, presented by TowneBank, will bring a private weekend celebration of arts and culture to downtown Norfolk. (more...)

Friends of Celts To Present The First Annual Arizona International Celtic Music and Microbrew Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Party like an Irishman by jigging on down to the 1st Annual Arizona International Celtic Music & Microbrew Festival to be held on Saturday and Sunday, March 11 and 12, 2017 in The Backyard at the Arizona State Fairgrounds, 1826 West McDowell Road and 17th Avenue (please enter the Fairgrounds at West Monte Vista Road and 19th Avenue), Phoenix, AZ  85007 from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. daily.  (more...)

Local Actor Phil Elam to Light Up the Stage in LILIES OF THE FIELD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

After winning six honors at a variety of national and international film festivals with his debut producing effort, 'SWING LOW,' Detroit native Phil Elam is taking to the stage to play his most personally inspired role as the lead in the stage production of the beloved film, 'Lilies of the Field.' (more...)

ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME, Starring Wade McCollum, Headed Off-Broadway This May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Producer Q Theatricals announced today that after critically acclaimed and award winning productions in Seattle, New Jersey and Boston the new musical, ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME, will begin performances on Friday, April 14, 2017 and officially open on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Off-Broadway's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). This strictly limited engagement will play through Sunday, June 11th only. (more...)

Space 55 Extends WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? Through 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Due to popular demand, Space 55 has added performances of its production one of Albee's greatest works, 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?'. (Mr Albee passed away in late 2016)   (more...)

Hallmark to Present Record Number of Original Holiday Films in 2017
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

As committed as we are at keeping the magic in Christmas at Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, even we have to admit: Christmas movies do not just magically happen. (more...)

DRT Strategies Recognized as One of the Capital Region's Fastest...
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

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Scoop: BIG LITTLE LIES on HBO - March Episodes
by TV Scoop - Feb 22, 2017

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Alter Bridge Announce Spring U.S. Headline Dates With In Flames And Metal Church
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Hot on the heels of their most successful headline tour of North America, Alter Bridge are announcing the next leg of The Last Hero Tour in the United States hitting the road this Spring. (more...)

Harry Hall Releases PRIDE AND PASSION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Harry Hall debuts with a compelling novel filled to the brim with themes of 'Pride and Passion' (published by iUniverse). As fulfillment of his life goal, this novel closely relates to Hall's personal, educational and entrepreneurial experiences. A vivid retelling of life and relationships, this book promises readers an insightful journey that will make them anticipate the book's sequel. (more...)

Brother Bob Pens 'A Book of Poems from the Heart'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

'A Book of Poems from the Heart': a collection of poetry and prose inspired through prayer and the many gifts of God's creation: the falling snow, a ray of sunshine, or perhaps a passing thunderstorm. 'A Book of Poems from the Heart' is the creation of published author Brother Bob, a senior citizen living in West Virginia. (more...)

'Here's The Deal: Everything You Wish a Lawyer Would Tell You About Buying a Small Business' by Joel Ankney is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Buying a small business is a big deal! Understanding the deal process helps buyers avoid surprises, reduce stress, decrease legal fees, and resolve issues that might kill the deal. Joel Ankney, a seasoned business lawyer, has published a book to teach buyers about the business-buying process so they can avoid these surprises and better navigate their deal. (more...)

Florida Georgia Line Confirm Headline 'The Smooth Tour' 2017 ft. Nelly
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Musical worlds will collide this summer as superstar Country duo FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE, Hip-hop icon NELLY and breakout star CHRIS LANE embark on the groundbreaking, genre-busting THE SMOOTH TOUR 2017, (more...)

BWW Interview: Shenandoah University's Four Leading Guys & Dolls
by Christopher Castanho - Feb 22, 2017

Winchester, Virginia's very own Shenandoah Conservatory's production of Guys and Dolls runs this weekend only, from Friday, February 24th through Sunday, February 27th in the Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre on the campus of Shenandoah University. The boisterous and witty musical is led by Carolyn Coulson (Director), with Rick Edinger (Music Direction), and Jacob Brent (Choreography). I was lucky enough to sit down with four of the show's leading guys and dolls: Taylor Bloom (Sky Masterson), Adia J Seckel (Sarah Brown), Stevie Bovo (Nathan Detroit), and Freya Falkenstein (Miss Adelaide) and hear about their personal experiences working on the Shenandoah production. (more...)

Nine Star Award Winners To Be Honored at 12th Annual Evening of Stars Gala at SCERA Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Those who have made significant contributions to the arts in a variety of categories will be recognized for their achievements in enriching the communities and citizens of Utah at the 12th Annual Star Awards held Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the SCERA Center for the Arts in Orem.  (more...)

Moving Arts presents Two (End of the) World Premiere Apocalyptic Plays! BURNERS and APOCALYPSE PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

MOVING ARTS is thrilled to announce two (End of the) World Premiere apocalyptic plays BURNERS, written by Terence Anthony and directed by Sara Wagner and APOCALYPSE PLAY, written by Cory Hinkle and directed by Darin Anthony. BURNERS will preview on Thursday, March 9 at 8pm; will open on Friday, March 10 at 8:00pm and will run through Sunday, April 2, 2017 & APOCALYPSE PLAY will begin previews on Wednesday, March 22; will open on Friday, March 24 at 8:00pm and will run through Sunday, April 15, 2017 at the Atwater Village Theatre, 3269 Casitas Ave. in Los Angeles, 90039. (more...)

Jersey City Theater Center and Goode Productions presents GREENCARD WEDDING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Goode Productions is proud to present Greencard Wedding, a new indie rock musical with interactive film, as part of Borderless, a festival that examines the role technology and communication play in the public and personal consequences of global nationalism. (more...)

Virginia Rep to Premiere END OF WAR by David L. Robbins Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Virginia Repertory Theatre opens the World Premiere of The End of War by David L. Robbins on March 10, 2017, on the Arenstein Stage at the Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre, 114 West Broad Street. The End of War will have two preview performances on March 8 and 9, 2017, and will run through March 26, 2017. (more...)

Balance and Composure Announce Spring U.S. Headline Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Today, Doylestown, PA's own Balance and Composure announced that they will be back on the road this spring, headlining shows across the U.S. in support of their third studio album, Light We Made. (more...)

John Hancock Hosts The Cooking Light & Health Fit Foodie Festival & 5K
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ John Hancock Hosts the Cooking Light & Health Fit Foodie Festival & 5K, the most delicious run ever, announces dates for its 2017 race lineup. (more...)

HERE Presents CULTUREMART 2017 Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The OBIE-winning HERE proudly presents CULTUREMART 2017, taking place March 15 - 25.  In this annual festival, CULTUREMART, process becomes the focus, offering a first look at live performance in various stages of development from the boundary-breaking artists in the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP) as they journey to mainstage production. (more...)

Strawdog Theatre Company Announces New Staff, Board and Company Members
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Co-Artistic Directors Michael Dailey, Heath Hays and Anderson Lawfer are proud to announce the addition of eight new company members to Strawdog Theatre's ensemble including Chelsea Wilson, board president; Leah Barish, managing director; Virginia Head, director of individual giving; Cara Beth Heath, literary manager and Kamille Dawkins, Ashley Ann Woods, Raquel Adorno and Elly Green, ensemble members. (more...)

Photo Flash: Centenary Stage Co. presents THE SURROGATE CONTINUES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Winner of the 2016 Susan Glaspell Award and finalist in the prestigious 2016 O'Neil National Playwrights Conference, Emmy Award Winner Patricia Cotter's brand new comedy The Surrogate, continues its World Premiere run now through March 5 at Centenary Stage Company's Lackland Performing Arts Center (LPAC). (more...)

DEATH OF A SALESMAN, JEFFERSON'S GARDEN, THE WIZ and More Set for Ford's Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Ford's Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault today announced the Ford's Theatre 2017-2018 season will include Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman directed by Stephen Rayne; the American premiere of Jefferson's Garden by Timberlake Wertenbaker and directed by Nataki Garrett; the fantastical musical The Wiz directed by Kent Gash; and A Christmas Carol with Craig Wallace reprising the role of Ebenezer Scrooge.          (more...)

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