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PIERCE, MARK, MORPH Exhibition to Open This Fall at Frost Art Museum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The new exhibition Pierce, Mark, Morph originates this fall in Miami at the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University, on view October 22, 2016 through February 12, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: The Engeman's 1776
by Melissa Giordano - Sep 28, 2016

In seeing the Tony winning Sherman Edwards/Peter Stone musical 1776, we get an interesting account of the events leading up to the signing of the Declaration Of Independence. It is actually uncanny - and kind of funny - how this story still resonates today; petty arguing amongst congress and how divided 'leaders' can be are emphasized in this production. Obviously we've come far since then but, at the same time, it seems not far at all. (more...)

For Leap Street of Loudoun County, Lovettsville Oktoberfest Provides Springboard for Statewide Rollout
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

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Lady Wray's QUEEN ALONE Out Now; Will Play Brooklyn Bazaar Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

This week, Lady Wray will be performing a Record Release Party on Thursday, September 29 at the newly opened Brooklyn Bazaar, backed by El Michels Affair. (more...)

Capital Stage Presents Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize Winning AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Capital Stage continues its 12th season Love + War with Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize Winner August: Osage County. Tracy Letts' masterpiece will be directed by Benjamin T. Ismail and will feature Capital Stage favorites such as Janis Stevens, Jamie Jones and Amy Resnick. (more...)

La Femme International Film Festival Has Key Diversity & Inclusion Sponsors in 2016
by Movies News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

 The 12th Annual LA Femme International Film Festival (LAFIFF) announces that CBS Entertainment Diversity, Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE), and Comcast NBC Universal are leading the key sponsor's for this year's festival.The festival will take place from October 20- 23 at the Laemmle Theatres in Beverly Hills. (more...)

College Football Results in ESPN Being the Most-Watched Network on Saturday Night
by TV News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

On the heels of a college football doubleheader, ESPN was the most-watched network in prime time across all broadcast and cable in all key demographics — households, persons 2+, men 18-34, men 18-49, men 25-54, persons 18-34, persons 18-49, and persons 25-54 – on Saturday, Sept. 24. (more...)

Here Are the Best (and Worst) Cities to Own Investment Property
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

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Institute For Contemporary Art At Virginia Commonwealth University To Appoint Stephanie Smith As Chief Curator
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) today announced the appointment of Stephanie Smith as its Chief Curator. The new, non-collecting contemporary art institution will open in Richmond in fall 2017. The Chief Curator is a new position in which Smith will manage the expanding curatorial team and work closely with ICA Director Lisa Freiman and the Curator of Education, Johanna Plummer, to realize and demonstrate the ICA's artistic vision. Smith is currently the Chief Curator of the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, and will assume her position at the ICA this November. (more...)


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Geva Announces the Line-Up for the Festival of New Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

???????Geva Theatre Center unveils its line-up for the Festival of New Theatre 2016 to be held in the Fielding Stage from October 12 - October 23. FONT 2016 is a vibrant and innovative mix of new works by some of the most exciting playwrights from across the country and around the corner and is part of Geva's ongoing commitment to developing and producing new work for the American theatre.  (more...)

BWW Review: How Do You Become a Producer? The Producers of the North American Premiere of THE WAR OF THE ROSES Explain
by Charles Shubow - Sep 27, 2016

Jay and Cindy Gutterman bring a new comedy to the Wilmington Theatre Company in Wilmington, DE. (more...)

Maechi Aharanwa, Tre Davis and Renika Williams to Lead National Black Theatre's SWEET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Maechi Aharanwa, Tre Davis and Renika Williams will star in Harrison David Rivers' play 'Sweet,' the first theatrical production of the 48th season of Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre's (NBT). (more...)

BWW Interview: Stage & Screen Legend Lainie Kazan Talks Music, Theatre Career & More!
by Kevin Pollack - Sep 27, 2016

Lainie Kazan is an American actress and singer. She was nominated for the 1988 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for St. Elsewhere, and the 1993 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for My Favorite Year. She had previously received a Golden Globe Award nomination for the film version of My Favorite Year (1982). Her other film appearances include The Delta Force (1986), Harry and the Hendersons (1987), Beaches (1988), My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002) and My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016). Kazan made her Broadway debut in The Happiest Girl in the World in 1961 followed by Bravo Giovanni (1962). (more...)

Viewics Chosen as Preferred Vendor by Illucient Purchasing Alliance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

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New Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU Appoints Stephanie Smith as Chief Curator
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Today, the Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond announced that Stephanie Smith will join its growing team as Chief Curator. The non-collecting institution, dedicated to presenting the art of today, will unveil its new building designed by Steven Holl Architects in fall 2017. Smith, who is currently Chief Curator at the Art Gallery of Ontario, will work closely with ICA Director Lisa Freiman to help set the new institution's artistic vision and create a dynamic inaugural program. Smith will join the ICA in November 2016. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company to Support Gilda's Club South Jersey with BIOGRAPHY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

???????The Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company not only gives gift certificates to charitable nonprofits, meeting requests from organizations in Pennsylvania, New York, Delaware, Virginia, and New Jersey, but also offers a portion of its proceeds during at least one performance yearly to help a nonprofit. (more...)

Richmond American To Host Grand Opening Celebration In Buckeye
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

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Photo Coverage: NYTW Celebrates Opening Night of NAT TURNER IN JERUSALEM
by Linda Lenzi - Sep 27, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop presents NAT TURNER IN JERUSALEM, written by NYTW 2050 Fellow Nathan Alan Davis (Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea) and directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian (The Convert). It features Phillip James Brannon (Bootycandy) as 'Nat Turner' and Rowan Vickers(The Sensuality Party) as 'Thomas R. Gray.' (more...)

Dr. Emily Ondracek-Peterson and Dr. Erik Christian Peterson Announced as Co-Artistic Directors of Crested Butte Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

The Crested Butte Music Festival (CBMF) is pleased to announce the appointment of violinist Dr. Emily Ondracek-Peterson and violist Dr. Erik Christian Peterson as co-Artistic Directors of the Festival, effective October 3, 2016. The husband-wife team will work in partnership with the CBMF Executive Director Crista Ryan to broaden concert programming, enhance the audience experience, and increase educational outreach. Their vast artistic experience, connections to the regional Denver area, and commitment to arts education makes the pair a natural fit for the Crested Butte Music Festival as it heads into its 21st season in 2017. (more...)

Collegiate Theatrics: Belmont University's LEXIE McENTIRE
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 27, 2016

Which brings us to this year's first installment of our popular feature/interview series, Collegiate Theatrics, featuring Belmont University sophomore Mary-Alexis McEntire, who is perhaps better known to friends, family and fans as Lexie McEntire. The Fairfax, Virginia, native is in the initial throes of her second year at the school - known widely for its theater and dance and musical theatre programs - as another young artist in a long line of Belmont students (then and now) making their names known on stages all over the globe. (more...)

CBS's FACE THE NATION Kicks Off Broadcast Season as America's #1 Public Affairs Program
by TV News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

CBS News' FACE THE NATION kicked off the 2016-2017 broadcast season as America's #1 Sunday morning public affairs program in viewers, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Sept. 25. (more...)

NeoSystems GovCon Experts and Fed Pubs Launch Financial Management System 'Health Checkup' and Diagnostics for Government Contractors
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

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BWW Interview: Josh Grisetti, the SOMETHING ROTTEN Star Encounters the Deity
by Joseph F. Panarello - Sep 27, 2016

The SOMETHING ROTTEN star discusses his show as well as his visit with the Supreme Being (more...)

CTA Receives Eighth Consecutive CARE Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

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Broadway's Mercedes Herrero and Charlotte d'Amboise Set for #VTA2016 Conference
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Virginia Theatre Association will again host a Who's Who of Virginia's theatre community, including Broadway's Mercedes Herrero (University of Virginia and Yale Drama, Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The Laramie Project); Charlotte d'Amboise (Pippin, Chicago, A Chorus LIne) Theatre/Tech Visionary Natasha Tsakos, Google Live Event Strategist Jason Fahlstrom, and many others, when Virginia Theatre Association (VTA) returns to Norfolk for its #VTA2016: Creative Acts Annual Conference, October 26-30, 2016, at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott Hotel. (more...)

Ma-Yi Theater Company to Premiere Hansol Jung's AMONG THE DEAD This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

AMONG THE DEAD, a new play by Hansol Jung, will be given its world premiere by the award-winning Asian American Off-Broadway MA-YI THEATER COMPANY at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, NYC), with previews set to begin November 6th prior to its official opening night on November 10th. (more...)

Cherry Lane Theatre Presents its 2nd annual Week-Long Education Program, CHERRY LANE SCHOOL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.) will present its second annual week-long education program, CHERRY LANE SCHOOL - featuring panel discussions and workshop sessions with leading figures in the professional theatre - from October 24 to 28 at Cherry Lane Theatre.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Introducing George and Martha from WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? - Conleth Hill and Imelda Staunton
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill will star in a new production of multi Tony and Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? directed by James Macdonald. (more...)

Berkeley Rep to Stage Nationwide Reading of IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

???????Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced today A Nationwide Reading, a national series of free public readings of the new stage adaptation of It Can't Happen Here, based on the 1935 novel written by Sinclair Lewis. (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Elects New Directors and Officers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

WaterTower Theatre has announced the election of four new Board Members, as well as a new slate of Officers.  The Board voted unanimously to install the following Executive Committee Officers: Chairman Derek Blount, President Paul Shultz, Vice President Stan Graner, Treasurer Jimmy Niemann, and Secretary Rose Colarossi. (more...)

American Pops Orchestra Launches LUNCHTIME CONCERT SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will launch the 12:15 PM lunchtime concert series "THIRD THURSDAYS" to highlight the unique musical personalities and special talents of the members of their acclaimed ensemble at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational, UCC Washington - 945 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20001). Admission to the 30 minute events are free, but a free-will offering will benefit the DC Youth Orchestra Program, where Mr. Frazier is an Artist-in-Residence.  (more...)

BWW Review: The Old Globe Aims for the SKY
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 26, 2016

The new musical OCTOBER SKY at The Old Globe is inspired by the Universal Pictures film and the book Rocket Boys by Homer H. Hickam, Jr. is running through Oct. 23, 2016 at The Old Globe (more...)

Scoop: DESIGNATED SURVIVOR on ABC - Wednesday, October 12, 2016
by - Sep 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on DESIGNATED SURVIVOR, airing on ABC on Wednesday, October 12, 2016! (more...)

Beth Gable Hicks Shares FINDING FREEDOM IN GOD'S PROMISES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Trust is often hard to come by when all the people around us seem to only care about their own agendas. (more...)

Ben & Jerry's Scoops up National Voter Registration Day with Greyston Bakery
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Ben & Jerry's believes that voting gives everyone a taste of empowerment. For National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) on September 27 th, Ben & Jerry's will be scooping up Empower Mint, its new ice cream flavor with a purpose, and registering voters with Greyston Bakery of Yonkers, New York. (more...)

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts Presents DRIVING MISS DAISY, Starring Karen Grassle and Bill Grimmette
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

The Riverside Center for the Performing Arts in Fredericksburg, Virginia is proud to present Alfred Uhry's Pulitzer Prize winning play, Driving Miss Daisy, starring Karen Grassle. Located at 95 Riverside Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA, performances begin on Wednesday September 28th and run until Sunday November 6th. (more...)

Richmond Symphony Presents MAGIC AT THE SYMPHONY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Get ready for a mystifying and dazzling, family-friendly event when Illusionist Lyn Dillies joins the Richmond Symphony onstage for Magic at the Symphony on Saturday, October 1 at 11am. Magic at the Symphony features some of the most breathtaking illusions in magic backed by the beauty and drama of the orchestra. The concert appeals to all ages and delivers a unique entertainment experience that will have audiences on the edge of their seats. (more...)

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts Presents Driving Miss Daisy starring Karen Grassle and Bill Grimmette
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2016

The Riverside Center for the Performing Arts in Fredericksburg, Virginia is proud to present Alfred Uhry's Pulitzer Prize winning play, Driving Miss Daisy, starring Karen Grassle. Located at 95 Riverside Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA, performances begin on Wednesday September 28th and run until Sunday November 6th. (more...)

Bear & Co. Presents MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2016

Three witches lure Macbeth to a clandestine crown. Shakespeare's tale of Scottish savageries from 400 years earlier blends life at the knife edge with surprising tenderness. Twelfth-Century Scotland is the world of Outlander, where decisions reek more of Game of Thrones than of the court of St. James.  Adapted from Bear & Co.'s July 2016 outdoor touring production, here is a love story with appalling consequences, presented in a fast paced re-telling. This is theatre magic. Let it come down. (more...)

CBSN and Instagram to Team for Upcoming Presidential & Vice Presidential Debates
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

CBSN, CBS News' 24/7 digital streaming news service, and Instagram today announced a partnership to feature curated Instagram Stories in CBSN's live streaming coverage for the upcoming presidential and vice presidential debates. The partnership makes CBSN the first network to feature Instagram Stories in live coverage. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Remembering the Life and Career of Legendary Playwright, Edward Albee
by Walter McBride - Sep 23, 2016

Last week, legendary playwright Edward Albee passed away in his sleep at his home in Montauk, LI at the age of 88.  See photos of the Albee throughout his distinguished career as BroadwayWorld remembers the life and works of the theatre's most revered figures.  (more...)

RDT's Executive/Artistic Director Awarded Distinguished Alumni from the University of Utah College of Fine Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Repertory Dance Theatre is proud to announce that Executive/Artistic Director, Linda C. Smith is being awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award by the College of Fine Arts and the University of Utah for the discipline of Dance. (more...)

Andrew Samonksy, Jason Graae, Beverly Ward and More to Star in MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Concert at Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The 2015-16 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Musical Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company concludes with a concert presentation of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG. (more...)

Constellation Theatre Company Celebrates 10th Year Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Constellation Theatre Company cordially invites you to celebrate our 10th anniversary. On October 24, 2016, we will be hosting our anniversary party at the esteemed Joseph A. Magnus  & Co. distillery located at 2052 West Virginia Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002. (more...)

Cast Announced for Sondheim's PASSION at Musically Human Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Additional casting has been announced for Musically Human Theatre's production of the Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine musicalPassion, according to David Norwood, the company's producing artistic director and director of Passion. (more...)

Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill to star in Edward Albee's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

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Engility Wins $16 Million Task Order to Provide Advanced Training and Advisory Solutions to U.S. Marine Corps
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

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Scoop: 20/20 on ABC - Friday, September 23, 2016
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Get all the scoop on 20/20, airing on ABC on Friday, September 23, 2016! (more...)

'MILLIONAIRE' Contestant to Donate Winnings to Elementary School in Need
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

In two heartwarming episodes of WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE, contestant Bill Matheny of Saint Albans, West Virginia surprises host Chris Harrison and the “Millionaire” audience with the announcement that he will donate all of his winnings to the elementary school he attended as a child. (more...)

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