PigPen Theatre Co Performs an Evening of Music at Writers TheatrePigPen Theatre Co Performs an Evening of Music at Writers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

Writers Theatre presents the limited engagement of An Evening with PigPen Theatre Co., a two-night only concert series featuring the stars of PigPen (The Hunter and the Bear, The Old Man and the Old Moon), with a few surprises for the holiday season. An Evening with PigPen Theatre Co. will be presented for two performances only, December 16 and 17, 2018 in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. (more...)

'Water for Elephants' Author Stuck With $23,000 Worth of Hatchimals
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

'Water for Elephants' author, Sara Gruen bought over $23,000 worth of Hatchimals on eBay so she could sell them on an auction site for profit.   (more...)

Carly Kade Pens IN THE REINS
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Equestrian author Carly Kade has lived in the North, the East, the South and now the West. Having made two cross-country road trips with her beloved horse in tow, Carly knew when she arrived in Arizona that Scottsdale, 'The West's Most Western Town,' was the perfect place to release her debut novel. Since its Arizona launch at the end of 2015, In The Reins, a cowboy romance novel inspired by the equestrian lifestyle, has steadily climbed the charts to rave reviews. The book has been an equestrian best seller on Amazon for more than 10 weeks. (more...)

PBS Book View Now Streams 2015 Miami Book Fair
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2015

As the temperature outside dips across most of the country, we are warming up for second day of extensive coverage of the 2015 Miami Book Fair, live from Miami Dade College. All this weekend, PBS audiences across the country are invited to take part in one of the nation's oldest and largest literary festivals—the 32nd annual Miami Book Fair at Miami Dade College (MDC), featuring interviews with dozens of authors, illustrators and celebrities led by Jeffrey Brown, Chief Correspondent for Arts, Culture, and Society for PBS NewHour and Book View Now host Rich Fahle. (more...)

Barnes & Noble Presents Special Gifts for Mother's Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation's largest retail bookseller and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, has all of the greatest gifts for Mom this Mother's Day. Books make the perfect gift for Mom, and Barnes & Noble is the premier destination for all the biggest and best books, including The Liar by Nora Roberts, Memory Man by David Baldacci and Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. Customers can also give Mom endless reading and entertainment this Mother's Day at a great value, with the popular 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK, available for the low price of only $129.99, in-store only. More exciting offers include 30% off select candles and scents, 50% off a select list of DVD and Blu-ray titles and a special assortment of vinyl and CDs that Mom will love. And, of course, a Barnes & Noble Gift Card is always an excellent gift for Mom, allowing her to choose from a wide selection of bestselling books, NOOK content, DVDs, music, gift items including exclusive home décor and stylish accessories, plus unbeatable bargains. (more...)


by Iris Moebius - Jan 27, 2015

Die Produzenten Peter Schneider und Elisabetta di Mambro haben gemeinsam mit Broadway Across America und Mehr! Entertainment die weltweiten Rechte von Sara Gruens Roman WASSER FÜR DIE ELEFANTEN erworben. Der Roman wurde in 43 Landern veroffentlicht und weltweit mehr als zehn Millionen Mal verkauft. Nun wird die erfolgreiche Geschichte auf der Buhne als Musical neu inszeniert. (more...)

WATER FOR ELEPHANTS Coming to Broadway? Producers Buy Rights to Create Stage Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

According to the Hollywood Reporter, producers Peter Schneider and Elisabetta di Mambro have acquired the rights to to create a stage version of Sara Gruen's Water for Elephants. Schneider told THR: 'I have loved Sara Gruen's Water for Elephants since it was first published and was captivated by its theatricality. It is so dramatic - a woman who is trapped in a relationship for all the wrong reasons meets and falls in love with a man for all the right reasons. Throw in an elephant as a matchmaker and you have the potential for a show of great imagination and emotional depth.' (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse Screens WATER FOR ELEPHANTS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2011

Water for Elephants, starring Academy Award winners Reese Witherspoon and Christoph Waltz with co-star Hal Holbrook, will be shown at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, July 16, at 7:30 p.m. as a Ridgefield Playhouse Film Society 'Screenwriter Film Series' event. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse Presents WATER FOR ELEPHANTS 7/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2011

Water for Elephants, starring Academy Award winners Reese Witherspoon and Christoph Waltz with co-star Hal Holbrook, will be shown at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, July 16, at 7:30 p.m. as a Ridgefield Playhouse Film Society 'Screenwriter Film Series' event. (more...)

Photo Coverage: WATER FOR ELEPHANTS Premieres in Berlin
by Movies News Desk - Apr 27, 2011

Today, April 27, Water for Elephants, based on Sara Gruen's novel of the same name and directed by Francis Lawrence premiered in Berlin. The film stars Robert Pattinson as Jacob Jankowski, Reese Witherspoon as Marlena and Christoph Waltz as August. Hal Holbrook plays the older Jacob Jankowski. (more...)

Photo Flash: WATER FOR ELEPHANTS Premieres in NYC
by Movies News Desk - Apr 18, 2011

Water for Elephants, based on Sara Gruen's novel of the same name and directed by Francis Lawrence premiered yesterday, April 17, in New York City. The film stars Robert Pattinson as Jacob Jankowski, Reese Witherspoon as Marlena and Christoph Waltz as August. Hal Holbrook plays the older Jacob Jankowski. (more...)

Sutton Foster Assists Ball State University Students In Creating A CIRCUS WINTER
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2010

How do you take tightrope walkers, elephant trainers and circus clowns and turn them into fodder for a musical audiences will love? (more...)