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Breast Cancer Research Foundation Raises More Than $5.2 Million At Inaugural Virtual  Photo Breast Cancer Research Foundation Raises More Than $5.2 Million At Inaugural Virtual Hot Pink Evening
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020

Tonight, BCRF held its first-ever Virtual Hot Pink Evening, taking their renowned Hot Pink Party to a new virtual format with a very special live-stream viewing experience. The unforgettable evening raised over $5.2 million to support BCRF's global legion of leading scientists pursuing high-impact breast cancer research that is saving lives, even in the midst of the current global crisis. Breast cancer does not stop for COVID-19, and neither will BCRF, thanks to the generous support of donors who are helping ensure that the organization's vital work will continue without losing ground.

BWW Interview: At Home With Sue Matsuki Photo BWW Interview: At Home With Sue Matsuki
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 28, 2020

Known in some circles as The Godmother of Cabaret, Sue Matsuki provides more than just good entertainment - she is a helping hand and a nurturer within the community, making all her colleagues feel safe and welcome.

Photo Flash: Breast Cancer Research Foundation 2019 Symposium Honors Vera Wang, Ra Photo Photo Flash: Breast Cancer Research Foundation 2019 Symposium Honors Vera Wang, Raises Over $2.6 Million For Research
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) held its annual Symposium and Awards Luncheon today at the New York Hilton Midtown. Hosted by ELLE Magazine Editor in Chief Nina Garcia, this year's luncheon honored fashion legend Vera Wang with the Sandra Taub Humanitarian Award in recognition of her enduring dedication to BCRF and her profound philanthropic spirit, presented by Donna Karan.

Photo Flash: BCRF Annual Hot Pink Party Marks 25 Years of Impact and Raises $6 Millio Photo Photo Flash: BCRF Annual Hot Pink Party Marks 25 Years of Impact and Raises $6 Million for Research
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

One of the most anticipated events of the season, the annual Hot Pink Party was hosted by the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) on Wednesday, May 15 at the Park Avenue Armory, raising $6 million for breast cancer research. This year's gala commemorated the incredible impact BCRF investigators have made on research since the organization's founding in 1993.

Jamie deRoy and Tara Smith Swibel to Be Honored at Spirit of Achievement Luncheon Photo Jamie deRoy and Tara Smith Swibel to Be Honored at Spirit of Achievement Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

Albert Einstein College of Medicine's Women's Division will hold its 65thSpirit of Achievement Luncheon on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at The Rainbow Room in New York City to recognize notable achievements in theatre, writing, philanthropy and medicine. This year's luncheon will raise funds for comprehensive health care for women through cutting-edge research, discovery and teaching, as well as providing specialty care for all women.

Female Impersonator Pageant MISS GAY AMERICA Returns To New York City March 19 Photo Female Impersonator Pageant MISS GAY AMERICA Returns To New York City March 19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Manhattan's Copacabana nightclub will be the setting for Miss Gay New York America, a spectacular drag show benefitting the Anti-Violence Project (fights LGBT hate crime).

TLC's SAY YES TO THE PROM Will Make Prom Dreams Come True and Empower Deserving High  Photo TLC's SAY YES TO THE PROM Will Make Prom Dreams Come True and Empower Deserving High School Students Nationwide
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

TLC's SAY YES TO THE PROM initiative is back for the eighth consecutive year and kicking off the 2019 prom season alongside returning retail partner Macy's to help 1,000 underserved and deserving students across the country find the perfect prom look. Travelling to five different cities, SAY YES TO THE PROM will create the ultimate prom “shopping” experience, complete with one-on-one style sessions with Monte Durham of TLC's SAY YES TO THE DRESS: ATLANTA to help the students find the perfect dress, tuxedo and accessories.

Award-Winning RWS Launches International Audition Tour For New Partner Europa-Park Photo Award-Winning RWS Launches International Audition Tour For New Partner Europa-Park
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

RWS Entertainment Group (RWS), a full-service production company that creates award-winning custom entertainment, live events, and brand experiences worldwide, announced today a new partnership with Germany's largest amusement park, Europa-Park, for a seven-stop audition tour spanning from Eastern Europe to New York City. Over the course of three months, RWS will recruit singers, dancers and actors at the top of their craft for the park's wide variety of live entertainment programming.

VIDEO: Bastian Baker Honors Leonard Cohen with Exclusive Performance of 'Hallelujah' Photo VIDEO: Bastian Baker Honors Leonard Cohen with Exclusive Performance of 'Hallelujah'
by Stage Tube - Sep 24, 2018

Sounds Like Nashville said it best: “Switzerland may be neutral but one of their most talented exports is about to invade America.” Singer/songwriter Bastian Baker honored the late Leonard Cohen on his birthday with a 'stunning' (HuffPost) performance of “Hallelujah” during a stop on Shania Twain's Now World Tour exclusively on HuffPost. The tour, recently nominated for Concert Tour of 2018 at the “E! People's Choice Awards,” kicked off its trek of the U.K. on Wednesday night (9/19).

WICKED's Jessica Vosk to Be Featured on THE REAL ROOKIES: A SPECIAL EDITION OF 20/20 Photo WICKED's Jessica Vosk to Be Featured on THE REAL ROOKIES: A SPECIAL EDITION OF 20/20
by TV News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

Stories of late bloomers are not unheard of: Andrea Bocelli began his professional opera career at 34, Julia Child published her first cookbook at 49 and Vera Wang didn't become a designer until 40. A special edition of '20/20,' anchored by Amy Robach, showcases the inspiring real-life stories of Americans who, despite challenges, took the leap of faith necessary to follow their dreams and start new careers later in life. 'The Real Rookies: A Special Edition of 20/20' airs Tuesday, September 25 (10:00 - 11:00 p.m. ET) on ABC.

Bastian Baker Celebrates Leonard Cohen's Birthday With An Exclusive Performance Of "h Photo Bastian Baker Celebrates Leonard Cohen's Birthday With An Exclusive Performance Of "hallelujah"
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Sounds Like Nashville said it best: “Switzerland may be neutral but one of their most talented exports is about to invade America.” Singer/songwriter Bastian Baker honored the late Leonard Cohen on his birthday with a 'stunning' (HuffPost) performance of “Hallelujah” during a stop on Shania Twain's Now World Tour exclusively on HuffPost today (9/21). The tour, recently nominated for Concert Tour of 2018 at the “E! People's Choice Awards,” kicked off its trek of the U.K. on Wednesday night (9/19).

Starz Acquires Nine Exclusive First-Run Documentaries Including SCOTTY AND THE SECRET Photo Starz Acquires Nine Exclusive First-Run Documentaries Including SCOTTY AND THE SECRET HISTORY OF HOLLYWOOD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

Starz Acquires Nine Exclusive First-Run Documentaries Including SCOTTY AND THE SECRET HISTORY OF HOLLYWOOD

Fashion Designer Amsale Aberra Will Be Honored by Harlem School of the Arts Photo Fashion Designer Amsale Aberra Will Be Honored by Harlem School of the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

American designer Amsale Aberra will be honored posthumously for her contributions to the world of couture by the Harlem School of the Arts at the Herb Alpert Center for the Arts. She will receive the Visionary Lineage Award and is among several high profiled members of the artistic community, whose contributions will be acknowledged during the organization's 2018 Masquerade Ball and After Party, to be held at the New York Plaza Hotel on October 22nd.

Broadway Beauties: Rounding Up the Fetch Fashion From the 2018 Tony Awards! Photo Broadway Beauties: Rounding Up the Fetch Fashion From the 2018 Tony Awards!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 12, 2018

Tony Awards night has come and gone. The songs have all been sung, the dances danced, the trophies awarded, and the champagne popped to toast another tremendous Broadway season.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Upcoming Documentary ALWAYS AT THE CARLYLE Featuring Ela Photo VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Upcoming Documentary ALWAYS AT THE CARLYLE Featuring Elaine Stritch, Kelli O'Hara, & More
by TV News Desk - Apr 5, 2018

Check out the trailer for upcoming documentary Always At The Carlyle.

Feinstein's/54 Below Partners with Azamara Club Cruises for 54 BELOW AT SEA Photo Feinstein's/54 Below Partners with Azamara Club Cruises for 54 BELOW AT SEA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, is proud to partner with Azamara Club Cruises, a leading boutique luxury cruise line and a brand of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., to present '54 Below at Sea,' bringing top Broadway talent from the Big Apple to the Seven Seas in a beautiful room that recreates the ambiance of New York's acclaimed supper club.

RWS Entertainment Group's Binder Casting Adds Film, Commercial Hires To Lead New Divi Photo RWS Entertainment Group's Binder Casting Adds Film, Commercial Hires To Lead New Divisions
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

Binder Casting, a subsidiary of Emmy Award-winning RWS Entertainment Group (RWS), today announced the appointment of three new hires set to lead the newly formed commercial and film casting divisions. Anthony Pichette, Kyle Coker join Binder as Sr. Casting Directors and Chad Eric Murnane joins as a Casting Director. The announcement was made today by Ryan Stana, CEO of RWS Entertainment Group.

RWS Entertainment Group Names New VP of Commercial Theater Ventures And Director Of T Photo RWS Entertainment Group Names New VP of Commercial Theater Ventures And Director Of Theatrical Development
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

RWS Entertainment Group (RWS), a New York City based full-service production company that creates award-winning custom entertainment, live events, and branded experiences worldwide, announced today the appointment of Joe Christopher as VP, Commercial Theater Ventures. Christopher will lead RWS's newly formed Theatrical and Development Department, which will produce theatrical shows for Broadway, Off-Broadway, and more. Additionally, joining the new RWS department will be legendary casting director Jay Binder who will step into the role of Director of Theatrical Development.

RWS Entertainment Group Announces Major Expansion with Launch of Theatrical and Devel Photo RWS Entertainment Group Announces Major Expansion with Launch of Theatrical and Development Department and New Casting Divisions
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ RWS Entertainment Group (RWS), a New York City based full-service production company that creates award-winning custom entertainment, live events, and branded experiences worldwide, today announced the launch of a Theatrical and Development Department, which will produce theatrical shows for Broadway, off-Broadway, and more. Additionally, RWS-owned Binder Casting will open two new divisions commercial and film operating alongside the already established theatrical team. The announcement was made today by CEO and founder Ryan Stana and COO, Bruston Manuel.

Sufjan Stevens' 'Tonya Harding' Out Today via Asthmatic Kitty Photo Sufjan Stevens' 'Tonya Harding' Out Today via Asthmatic Kitty
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

Tonya Harding is out today via Asthmatic Kitty listen here. A one off release with additional production from Doveman and Helado Negro, the track is available digitally as well as on limited edition cassette and a limited, 7 split on blue marble vinyl pre-order here. A special, screen-printed tote bag featuring cover art by Stephen Halker is also available now.

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