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Playwrights Horizons Kicks Off LIVEforFIVE Lottery for THE PROFANE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Playwrights Horizons is now accepting entries today, Monday, March 6, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their world premiere production of The Profane, a new play by Zayd Dohrn (Outside People, Reborning). (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017


Matt Andersen Releases New Single 'Who are You Listening To'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

To coincide with his May 2017 UK tour, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist Matt Andersen will release his new single Who Are You Listening To? on Monday 3rd April – taken from his critically acclaimed album Honest Man. (more...)

First Look - HBO Presents First Short Animated Film Series FANTASMAGORIAS
by TV News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

The popular Latin American urban legends arrive to HBO LATINO in FANTASMAGORIAS, the first production of short animated films from HBO Latin America. (more...)

New York Film Critics Series Announces Next National In-Theater Screening Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The New York Film Critics Series (NYFCS), one of the leading word-of-mouth screening companies, has partnered with the nation's leading independent cinemas to present live, national, in-theater screenings. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor and Nice Guy John Pirrone
by Mark C. Lloyd - Mar 27, 2017


Writers on a New England Stage presents Author Anthony Doerr
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anthony Doerr will take the stage to discuss his #1 New York Times bestseller ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, the beloved novel that charmed - and continues to charm - readers around the world. A fixture on the New York Times Book Review bestseller list for more than two and a half years, this masterful work deftly interweaves the lives of a blind French girl and a German boy, illuminating the ways, against all odds, people try to be good to one another. Don't miss this special afternoon - a behind-the-scenes look at the book everyone's been talking about it.  Includes A/V presentation by the author about the evolution of the novel and the craft of writing, as well as an on-stage interview with Virginia Prescott, host of "Word of Mouth" on New Hampshire Public Radio. (more...)

Bravo Premieres New Series CYRUS VS. CYRUS: DESIGN AND CONQUER, 5/25
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Grab your boots and blueprints! Bravo Media heads to Nashville for a charming new series,CYRUS VS. CYRUS: DESIGN AND CONQUER, featuring Tish and Brandi Cyrus premiering Thursday, May 25 at 10pm ET/PT. (more...)

Hartford Stage to Present James Lecesne's Critically-Acclaimed Solo Show THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

After a critically-acclaimed sell-out run in New York City, playwright,  performer and activist James Lecesne will bring his inspirational solo show, The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, to Hartford Stage from Thursday, March 30, through Sunday, April 23.  The play deftly navigates the effects of bullying and the search for identity while telling an uplifting story about love, overcoming prejudices, and being true to one's self. (more...)

BWW Review: JOHN Is A Dark Comedic Gem
by Frank Benge - Mar 13, 2017

JOHN, a new play by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Annie Baker, is now receiving a Southwest Premiere production at Hyde Park Theatre, under the direction of Ken Webster. The production is so exceptional on so many multiple levels that I am likely to wear out my thesaurus. This is not the first play by Baker that Hyde Park Theatre has produced. Earlier this season, they presented The Flick, and they have, in the past, produced Circle Mirror Transformation, The Aliens and Body Awareness. Webster clearly has an affinity for her work and Austin is all the richer for it. (more...)

What Do Fairy, Argos,, Saga and Co-op have in Common? They Are All Social Misfit Brands
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017


How a Cleaning Company Turned a $20k Website Into a $9M/year Business Without VC Funding
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017


Lords Mobile and Boostinsider Take Over Time Square
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017


by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Greensky Bluegrass is Anders Beck (dobro), Michael Arlen Bont (banjo), Dave Bruzza (guitar), Mike Devol (upright bass) and Paul Hoffman (mandolin). (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/28/2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/28/2017. (more...)

Atlanta-Based Pianist & Composer John Burke Receives GRAMMY Nomination
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Atlanta-born pianist John Burke, 28, who has self-released six acclaimed piano albums since 2011, has been nominated for "Best New Age Album" at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards. (more...)

Matt Andersen Announces Solo UK and European Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Matt Andersen has been enthralling audiences with his one­-of-­a-­kind performance in North America, Europe and Australia for years. We are pleased to announce that he will return to the UK and Europe for an intimate solo tour showcasing songs from his stunning new album Honest Man. (more...)

Newly Formed Wallis Youth Theater Company Presents WORD OF MOUTH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

The newly formed Wallis Youth Theater Company presents its inaugural theater production Word of Mouth-a devised physical theater piece that asks audiences to examine the role words play in creating a culture of fear and division, or a culture of empathy and unity-on January 28 & 29 in the Lovelace Studio Theater at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills. Directed by Madeleine Dahm, Word of Mouth is an experimental work that was born of the youth theater members' reactions to recent political and social events across the world, and their desire to question the normalization of verbal violence. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/21/2017
by - Jan 21, 2017's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/21/2017. (more...)

Amazon to Debut Amir Bar-Lev's Grateful Dead Documentary LONG STRANGE TRIP, 5/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Amazon Studios today announced it has acquired LONG STRANGE TRIP, an unprecedented four hour documentary about the Grateful Dead from director Amir Bar-Lev (The Tillman Story) and executive producer Martin Scorsese (Silence). (more...)

RewardStream Partners With Seasons Federal Credit Union to Launch Refer A Friend Program
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017


First Season Of Plays In Greenwich Theatre's New Studio Space Launches Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The first season of plays in Greenwich Theatre's new studio space launches today (January 13) with the in-house production of Sian Rowland's Gazing At A Distant Star. Directed by the theatre's artistic and executive director James Haddrell, the play gets its world premiere and a two and a half week run as part of the strategy for an exciting new era at the theatre.   (more...)

Wanda Jackson, Jim Messina, Colin Hay Doc and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces the return of "Queen of Rock" Wanda Jackson, Jim Peterik with The Ides of March, a screening of the first-ever feature-length documentary film about Colin Hay, solo artist and former lead singer of Men At Work, and more. (more...)

Recipe 21 Vodka Puts a Cherry on Top of Surging Sales with New Flavor
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

NY-based Recipe 21 Premium Vodka has been shaking up the otherwise stodgy value tier with explosive sales and geographic growth. To keep up with growing flavor trends, the brand just added cherry vodka to its comprehensive line-up of spirits. (more...)

We Buy Homes Announces 55% Growth in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017


IAC's HomeAdvisor Acquires HomeStars, the Leading Canadian Home Services Platform
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017


RewardStream to Grow Automotive Sales for Victory Honda of Jackson
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017


Cast Announced for Zayd Dohrn's THE PROFANE World Premiere Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Playwrights Horizons has announced complete casting for THE PROFANE, the world premiere of a new play by Zayd Dohrn (Outside People, Reborning). Directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse at , Exit Strategy, The Revisionist, Asuncion), THE PROFANE will be the fifth production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season. (more...)

Heron Agency Announces Two New Hires and Three Staff Promotions
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Heron Agency, a full-service public relations, social media, marketing, and advertising lifestyle communications firm, announces the addition of two new team members and three promotions within the company.   (more...)

Advanced Myotherapy to Launch Two New Books in Melbourne, Feb. 10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Today, Advanced Myotherapy, a multi-award-winning Melbourne-based clinic which hasdeveloped industry pioneering posture correction programs for pain-free living, has confirmed that Matthew Cleary and Leah Jade will officially launch two eagerly anticipated new publications at their well-established clinic on Friday, February 10th, 2017. The double release of, 'Heal Yourself - A Natural Path Without Medicine,' and, 'Moving Beyond Pain,' marks the duo's second dual book launch. (more...)

RewardStream Announces Referral Marketing Platform for Cannabis Licensed Producers, Doctors and Patients
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017


Writers on a New England Stage Presents Author Krista Tippett
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

On Thursday, March 2, Krista Tippett will take the stage to discuss her New York Times bestseller BECOMING WISE: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living, now available in paperback for the first time. In this remarkable book, Peabody Award-winning broadcaster and National Humanities Medalist Krista Tippett has created a master class in living in a fractured world, drawn from the stories of extraordinary individuals who possess "spiritual genius." Tippett distills the insights she has gleaned from these luminous characters to explore the meaning of life in its many dimensions. (more...)

Flynn Center Announces Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Marc Maron, and Upright Citizens Brigade
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

The Flynn Center is a full-service home for the performing arts in the region; offers a wide range of cultural and educational experiences; and nurtures the creative development of performing artists. Upcoming productions include Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Marc Maron, and Upright Citizens Brigade. (more...)

BWW Blog: Clarissa Moon - THEatre ACCELERATOR Part 3: How to Pitch a Musical
by Guest Blogger: Clarissa Moon - Feb 17, 2017

This is the third post in my series about Apples and Oranges Studios' THEatre ACCELERATOR. THEatre ACCELERATOR utilizes new technology to develop musicals in a unique way. For a full explanation of THEatre ACCELERATOR, see my first post here.  (more...)

Things Are About to Get Real with Marc Maron 3/2 at The Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Marc Maron is coming to town! The alt stand-up comedian and host of the popular WTF Podcast with Marc Maron is bringing his brand new "Too Real Tour" to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Thursday, March 2 at 8 p.m. as part of the Barts Tree Service Comedy Series.  The veteran stand-up comic, podcast trailblazer and star of his own eponymous TV show returns to his first love, performing stand up on the huge US home circuit. (more...)

Folk Singer/Songwriter Seth Lakeman Heading to Warrington Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

West Country folk singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Seth Lakeman is returning to Parr Hall next month as part of a new album tour. (more...)

RewardStream Introduces Referral Marketing Solution for Fashion Retailer W Concept
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017


Philadelphia Theatre Company Shines a Light on THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Philadelphia Theatre Company will close its season on May 17-June 4 with The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, written and performed by James Lecesne, and directed by Tony Speciale with original music by Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening).  This production replaces the world premiere of American Canvas by Bill Cain, the winner of PTC's Terrence McNally New Play Award.  American Canvasimagines an ambitious portrait of Thomas Eakins,  Philadelphia's most brilliant and controversial artist. (more...)

MATILDA's Alexa Shae Niziak Joins THE MOTHER OF INVENTION at Abingdon
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company welcomes Alexa Shae Niziak (Matilda, A Christmas Story) to the cast of THE MOTHER OF INVENTION on Tuesday, February 21. (more...)

Gudrun Von Laxenburg Release 'Moving Water' on Skint
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Viennese group Gudrun Von Laxenburg's story has seen them start from humble beginnings, to opening stages at some of Europe's biggest music festivals. (more...)

International Fitness Company HYPOXI Announces Partnership with ClubReady
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

HYPOXI, an International fitness and weight loss brand, announced today it has partnered with health club management company, ClubReady . The St. Louis based company is a leader in providing club management software and professional services for the health, fitness and personal training industry. (more...)

Travel Channel Premieres Original Special YES MAN ft. Social Media Star Ricky Smith
by TV News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Social media star Ricky Smith is Travel Channel's YES MAN, traveling the country to learn about the wildest, craziest and coolest things to do for fun. (more...)

Tour De Force Performance by James Lecesne in THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Philadelphia Theatre Company concludes its 2016-2017 season with the May 17-June 4 run of The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, written and performed by James Lecesne, and directed by Tony Speciale with original music by Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening).  (more...)

WRITERS ON A NEW ENGLAND STAGE presents Bestselling Author and NPR Host Diane Rehm
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

On Tuesday, May 2, Diane Rehm will take the stage to discuss her bestselling memoir, ON MY OWN. In this eloquent, deeply personal, and moving book, the beloved NPR radio host speaks about the death of her husband, the struggle to reconstruct her life, and her new mission advocating for increased conversation about end-of-life care and the right to die on one's own terms. (more...)

REEL BIG FISH - THE BEER RUN Set for Boulder Theater This July
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

REEL BIG FISH - THE BEER RUN, featuring THE EXPENDABLES, THE QUEERS, TUNNEL VISION, is set for Boulder Theater on July 12, 2017. (more...)

Kevin Ross, Vivian Green, Matthew Sweet and More Headed to City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces emerging star Kevin Ross, R&B singer/songwriter Vivian Green, two nights with Matthew Sweet and more. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Extends Zayd Dohrn's THE PROFANE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Playwrights Horizons has announced, following critical acclaim and popular demand, a one-week extension for The Profane, the world premiere of a new play by Horton Foote Prize winner Zayd Dohrn (Sick, Reborning) and directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse at Playwrights, Exit Strategy). (more...)

BWW Interview: Meet the Producers of A LITTLE NEW MUSIC
by Ellen Dostal - Apr 11, 2017

It takes a village to create a new musical. And it takes a village like A LITTLE NEW MUSIC to give musical theatre writers a place to showcase new material while their Broadway-hopeful shows are in development. Meet Peter Welkin, Christopher Maikish, Luke Klipp, Amy Francis Schott, and Kila Packett from A LITTLE NEW MUSIC. (more...)

Daygigger Wants to Pay You the Very Same Day to Work from Home Online
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017


BWW CD Review: COME FROM AWAY (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is Resplendent and Uplifting
by David Clarke - Apr 11, 2017

COME FROM AWAY is the celebrated new musical with lyrics and music by Irene Sankokff and David Hein. COME FROM AWAY (Original Broadway Cast Recording) captures the resplendent, raw emotions of the Broadway production. Just be warned: the uplifting story of human kindness and charity packs an emotional wallop on the album, so you'll probably want to listen to it with tissues in hand. (more...)

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