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ECPA Announces the Finalists for the 18th Annual CHRISTY AWARDSECPA Announces the Finalists for the 18th Annual CHRISTY AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

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BWW Review: Lamplighters' NEW MIKADO is Excellence ItselfBWW Review: Lamplighters' NEW MIKADO is Excellence Itself
by Harmony Wheeler - Aug 16, 2016

There has been plenty of talk about the "lack of sensitivity" in Gilbert and Sullivan's British farce, "The Mikado," set in a Japan most often comprised of a white ensemble. But - as ready as this critic may be to defend the "great and virtuous man" - this review must sing the praises of a "new," albeit familiar Mikado, or rather, Ducato. Lamplighters Music Theatre has reset the operetta to Tiramisu, Milan, and what an excellent production it is. The music and story are as enjoyable as ever, but half the fun comes from discovery of reinvented names and slight references to the original.  Not to mention Ellen Brook's fresh direction of a show that Lamplights has produced - with equal excellence - multiple times.  (more...)

BIRDMAN, AMERICAN HORROR STORY Among VES Award Winners; Full ListBIRDMAN, AMERICAN HORROR STORY Among VES Award Winners; Full List
by TV News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

Winners of the 13th Annual VES Awards were announced last night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. (more...)

Photo Flash: Usher, Mike Tyson, Oscar de la Hoya and More at BIG FIGHTERS, BIG CAUSE BenefitPhoto Flash: Usher, Mike Tyson, Oscar de la Hoya and More at BIG FIGHTERS, BIG CAUSE Benefit
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Last night, B. Riley & Co. and the Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation co-hosted the 5th Annual 'Big Fighters, Big Cause' Charity Boxing Night at the Santa Monica Pier, which benefited the Foundation's mission to raise funds for research and awareness towards a cure for Juvenile Diabetes. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Voice of Nintendo's Mario and Luigi to Visit John Lewis Oxford StreetVoice of Nintendo's Mario and Luigi to Visit John Lewis Oxford Street
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2013

WINDSOR, UNITED KINGDOM(Marketwired - Aug. 30, 2013) - Nintendo fans will be given the ultimate chance to meet one of their heroes on the 7th September when Charles Martinet, the voice of Mario and Luigi, comes to John Lewis on Oxford Street in London for a special Mario themed event from Nintendo. (more...)

Cavallo Point Lodge Among World's Top Hotels According to Travel + Leisure Readers Cavallo Point Lodge Among World's Top Hotels According to Travel + Leisure Readers
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Cavallo Point Lodge ranked among the top 100 resorts in the world, and the top five in the U.S. according to Travel + Leisure's 2013 Readers' Poll. The lodge was the only Bay Area-based hotel to make the list, and one of only two in the state of California. The publication's World's Best Awards announced on July 2, named the lodge the No. 5 readers choice for a resort in the U.S., and No. 59 in the world. For its 18th annual poll, Travel + Leisure asked readers to cast their votes for the destinations, hotels, and their characteristics including rooms/facilities, location, service, restaurants/food and value. (more...)

Sony Movie Channel to Air Music Film Marathon This MarchSony Movie Channel to Air Music Film Marathon This March
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2013

Friday nights are taking on a new tune as Sony Movie Channel (SMC) features music-themed blockbuster films each week in March. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Lamplighters' PRINCESS IDA Offers Best of Gilbert and SullivanBWW Reviews: Lamplighters' PRINCESS IDA Offers Best of Gilbert and Sullivan
by Harmony Wheeler - Jan 28, 2013

Promised in marriage at the early age of one, Princess Ida lectures that woman must first place her feet upon man's neck. Only then, man conquered, may she treat him better than he treated womankind. By the end of Gilbert and Sullivan's comic operetta named after the mighty maiden, this may seem the only solution for her betrothed, who wishes to win her love. One can already see the dashing Prince Hilarion stooping to offer his head when he and two friends dress in women's clothing and sneak into Ida's all-female university. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Kenneth Branagh Stars in PBS's WALLANDERSTAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Kenneth Branagh Stars in PBS's WALLANDER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2012

The Kenneth Branagh-led PBS drama WALLANDER: AN EVENT IN AUTUMN returns for its third season on Sunday, September 9 at 9:00/8:00c. WALLANDER is based on the bestselling mystery series by Henning Mankell On MASTERPIECE Mystery! Get a sneak peek below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Kenneth Branagh Stars in PBS's WALLANDERSTAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Kenneth Branagh Stars in PBS's WALLANDER
by TV News Desk - Aug 27, 2012

The Kenneth Branagh-led PBS drama WALLANDER: AN EVENT IN AUTUMN returns for its third season on Sunday, September 9 at 9:00/8:00c. WALLANDER is based on the bestselling mystery series by Henning Mankell On MASTERPIECE Mystery! Get a sneak peek below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Preview 'An Event in Autumn' WALLANDER Episode, Starring Kenneth Branagh on PBSSTAGE TUBE: Preview 'An Event in Autumn' WALLANDER Episode, Starring Kenneth Branagh on PBS
by Stage Tube - Aug 24, 2012

Wallander III from the bestselling mystery series by Henning Mankell airs Sundays on PBS' MASTERPIECE Mystery, starring Kenneth Branagh. Check out a preview for the upcoming 'An Event in Autumn' episode below! (more...)

LIVE@365 Season Concludes With Manuel Agujetas Tonight, 5/22LIVE@365 Season Concludes With Manuel Agujetas Tonight, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2012

Tonight, May 22, Manuel Agujetas makes his first New York appearance since 1976, performing the concluding concert in the new Live@365 world music series. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Lamplighters' THE GONDOLIERS Brings the Familiar Sounds and Humor of Gilbert and SullivanBWW Reviews: Lamplighters' THE GONDOLIERS Brings the Familiar Sounds and Humor of Gilbert and Sullivan
by Harmony Wheeler - Jan 28, 2012

Not quite as memorable as some of its Gilbert and Sullivan counterparts, but just as enjoyable, the Lamplighters' production of "The Gondoliers" features a lush orchestra, strong vocals and a silly story of mistaken identities that serves as a satire of the class distinctions and royalty of Gilbert and Sullivan's time. The simple plot of the operetta/musical (sung in English) follows two gondoliers in Venice who are told by Don Alhambra del Bolero, an Inquisitor of Spain, that one of them is the king of the fictional land, Barataria. Marco and Giuseppe, both newlyweds, are even more surprised to learn that whomever happens to be the king was married in infancy to Casilda, the daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Plaza-Toro. The news takes them away from their wives, Tessa and Gianetta, to their kingdom, where they immediately begin implementing an all-are-equal structure matching their Republican, anti-monarchy values. Meanwhile, Casilda has her own secret hopes for romance, but not with either of the gondoliers. (more...)

Syracuse University Presents STONE CANOE: A Literary Showcase, 10/13Syracuse University Presents STONE CANOE: A Literary Showcase, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2011

Syracuse University's newest arts and literary journal, Stone Canoe, enjoys remarkable critical and popular success highlighting the work of writers and artists with a current or historical connection to Upstate New York. (more...)

Syracuse University Presents STONE CANOE: A Literary Showcase, 10/13Syracuse University Presents STONE CANOE: A Literary Showcase, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2011

Syracuse University's newest arts and literary journal, Stone Canoe, enjoys remarkable critical and popular success highlighting the work of writers and artists with a current or historical connection to Upstate New York. (more...)

Injured Service Members To Attend Special Screening Of Dolphin TaleInjured Service Members To Attend Special Screening Of Dolphin Tale
by Movies News Desk - Sep 22, 2011

In conjunction with the upcoming release of Alcon Entertainment's 'Dolphin Tale,' the makers of the film are hosting a special screening for the Semper Fi Fund (www.semperfifund.org) Thursday, September 22, 2011 at the AMC Loews Theatres,19th Street East 6, New York City, NY. (more...)

Photo Flash: Beatles LOVE Celebrates 5th AnniversaryPhoto Flash: Beatles LOVE Celebrates 5th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2011

Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil just celebrated its 5th Anniversay at the Mirage Hotel and Casino Las Vegas. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil Celebrates Fifth AnniversaryThe Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil Celebrates Fifth Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2011

Sir Paul McCartney, Yoko Ono & Sean Lennon, Olivia & Dhani Harrison, Sir George & Giles Martin, along with Cirque du Soleil President & CEO Daniel Lamarre, LOVE Director Dominic Champagne and Artistic Guide Gilles St-Croix, joined celebrity friends and family at The Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas for the 5th Anniversary celebration of The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil. (more...)

LOVE Album and All Together Now Docs Make Digital DebutsLOVE Album and All Together Now Docs Make Digital Debuts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2011

The Beatles' 'LOVE' album and 'All Together Now,' the feature-length documentary about the making of The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du SoleilŽ, will make their worldwide digital debuts this month exclusively on the iTunes StoreŽ (www.itunes.com). (more...)

CAPA and OSU Present A SONG FOR CORETTA at Lincoln Theatre March 5-7CAPA and OSU Present A SONG FOR CORETTA at Lincoln Theatre March 5-7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2010

Produced by CAPA and the OSU Department of Theatre, Pearl Cleage's A Song for Coretta will play the Lincoln Theatre (21 E. Main St.) March 5-7. Inspired by the long line of mourners at Ebenezer Baptist Church paying their respects to Mrs. Coretta Scott King, this play introduces five fictional African-American women, aged 17 to 57, who find laughter and hope while waiting in the rain to say goodbye. A Song For Coretta explores the impact Mrs. King had on the lives of these women, and the connections they build with one another through her memory and legacy. (more...)

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