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Signature Theatre [ARK Theatre] (Arlington, VA)
4200 Campbell Avenue
Arlington, VA 22206

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Beaches follows two extraordinary friends through 30 years of camaraderie, laughter and sorrow. Vivacious, outlandish Cee Cee and beautiful, privileged Bertie meet as children and become fast friends. From pen-pals to roommates to romantic rivals, Cee Cee and Bertie's oil-and-water friendship perseveres through even the most tragic trials. With a touching vulnerability, Beaches exemplifies the triumph of the human spirit and the bonds of sisterhood.
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From the Author of Beaches, Iris Rainer Dart's THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE is Set to Make its West Coast Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

The acclaimed Broadway musical The People in The Picture is heading west! Having garnered Tony winner Donna Murphy a best actress nomination, the show will begin its run at the famed 3 Below Theater in San Jose, CA, on April 12th. The musical was also nominated for Drama Desk and Outer Critics awards in 2011 for outstanding book and music. (more...)

Matt Bogart, Christiane Noll, and More Lead Cast of SNOW CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full cast and creative team for the world-premiere musical Snow Child, based on Eowyn Ivey's Pulitzer Prize-nominated novel. Infused with a score that combines Alaskan string band-traditions with contemporary musical theater, Snow Child follows a couple rebuilding their lives in the Alaskan wilderness when they meet a magical and mysterious snow child who transforms them. (more...)

Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival To Showcase 8 Movies At New Satellite Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

The popular 28th annual The Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival may have concluded a few weeks ago, but the cinematic love continues at a new satellite mini-festival next month in Jupiter. (more...)

The Real Coconut by Daniella Hunter Strikes Again with First-of-Its-Kind Plantain Flour Cookies
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

The Real Coconut, maker of the popular organic, non-GMO coconut flour tortilla chips and tortillas, will debut plantain flour cookies at the Natural Products Expo West & Engredea later this week. Originally inspired by the Beaches of Tulum, Mexico at founder Daniella Hunter's award-winning Sanar Tulum resort and its restaurant,The Real Coconut, the revolutionary plantain flour cookies position The Real Coconut as the preeminent alternative flour innovator in the natural foods industry. (more...)

Circle X Theatre Co. Announces Kate Jopson As New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Circle X Theatre Co. announced today that Kate Jopson will become the new Artistic Director of the critically acclaimed theatre company effective May 1, 2018. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up On All New HAWAII FIVE-O on CBS - Friday, April 20, 2018
by TV Scoop - Mar 30, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up On All New HAWAII FIVE-O, airing on CBS on Friday, April 20, 2018! (more...)

Lord Huron's New Single WHEN THE NIGHT IS OVER Debuts Today
by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

¬ďWhen the Night is Over,¬Ē a new song from¬†Lord Huron, debuts today. Of the track,¬†singer/songwriter/producer¬†Ben Schneider¬†says, ¬ďWe wanted this song to feel something like a Raymond Chandler story, a desperate search through a rain-soaked, neon-lit city. The groove section in the middle is one of my favorite passages on the album.¬Ē¬†The track appears on the band's highly anticipated record¬†Vide Noir, out¬†April 20¬†on¬†Whispering Pines/Republic Records. (more...)

THE COMEDY OF (JERSEY) ERRORS At Kean University Puts A Local Twist On Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

What do you get when you combine Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors with the Jersey Shore? The Comedy of (Jersey) Errors, a Kean University Theatre Conservatory production that opens Wednesday, April 4 at Kean's Zella Fry Theatre in Union. (more...)

Spoleto Festival USA Named The South's Best Festival By Southern Living
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

Southern Living announced today the winners of its 2018 South's Best Awards, including Spoleto Festival USA. The 17-day performing arts celebration, held each year in Charleston, SC, was voted by Southern Living readers as the "South's Best Festival," a new category for 2018. The feature-found in Southern Living's April issue, on newsstands and online at southernliving.com-was compiled after editors "pored through more than 32,000 responses" to a digitally crowd-sourced survey surrounding favorite towns, Beaches, barbecues, festivals, restaurants, breweries, and accommodations. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Shoshana Bean Team with Travis Wall for Moving 'This Is Me' Music Video
by Nicole Ciravolo - Mar 29, 2018

Broadway fave and former Elphaba, Shoshana Bean, has just dropped her a video with Travis Wall of her cover of the Oscar-nominated anthem, This Is Me, from the musical The Greatest Showman. Check it out here! (more...)

Amy Jo Jackson to Take the Stage for Solo Show at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 presents Amy Jo Jackson (30th Anniversary cast of CLUE; Feinstein's/54 Below's all-female cast of 1776) in I Want To Be Your Man on Friday, April 13th, 2018, at 9:30pm. (more...)

Quin Arts and Getty Images Present Slim Aarons Exhibition Co-Curated with DK Johnston and the Getty Images Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

¬†Legendary photographer Slim Aarons, whose portraits of Hollywood stars and A-list socialites helped define the ¬ďcult of celebrity¬Ē itself, would have been right at home at a luxury hotel in New York ¬Ė just as he was for decades in glamorous settings that ranged from Mustique to the French Riviera. (more...)

BWW Interview: Iris Rainer Dart of PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE at 3Below
by Leigh Scheps - Mar 28, 2018

The musical, The People in the Picture, is getting a makeover as a new production is being mounted at 3Below in San Jose, California with performances beginning April 26th. Making its west coast premiere, it's the first time the show has been back on stage since its 2011 debut on Broadway at Roundabout Theatre Company's Studio 54 starring Donna Murphy, who was nominated for a Tony Award for her role as Bubbie/Raisel. (more...)

Broadway-Bound BEACHES Musical Will Play London in 2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

According to Entertainment Tonight, the long-anticipated Broadway premiere of Beaches the Musical will have to wait until after a London run. Iris Rainer Dart, who wrote the novel on which the musical is based told ET: 'We're just listening, refining, redoing and seeing which songs work and which ones don't.'  (more...)

Maltz Jupiter Theatre Conservatory Names Recipients Of Annual Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts has announced the recipients of its annual Conservatory Awards (more...)

BWW REVIEW: The Colour And Energy Of The Close Knit Community Of Washington Heights Comes Alive In Blue Saint Production's Brilliant Production of IN THE HEIGHTS
by Jade Kops - Mar 22, 2018

Blue Saint Production's staging of Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit musical IN THE HEIGHTS delivers energy, emotion and incredible music in the intimate space of Hayes Theatre.  (more...)

Surf 'n Gourmet, a Surfing and Food Adventure Reality TV series, Premiers Worldwide.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

Surf 'n Gourmet, a travel and food reality TV show, combines a surfing adventure with unique local cuisine as seen through the eyes of chefs who love food, surfing and life. Shot in gorgeous High Definition video, the cinematography captures the beauty of the locations, incredible surfing and mouthwatering images of the food. See Video News Release. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up On All New HAWAII FIVE-O on CBS - Friday, April 13, 2018
by TV Scoop - Mar 22, 2018

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VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For New Documentary LIBERATED: THE NEW SEXUAL REVOLUTION Now on Netflix
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Each year thousands of college students from around the globe flock to popular resort Beaches for the generational rite of passage known as spring break. Over the course of a week filled with booze and casual hookups, LIBERATED: THE NEW SEXUAL REVOLUTION follows the journey of college students during these spring break revelries, offering an insightful look into their attitudes and behaviors regarding sex.?It is an honest and raw depiction of this casual sex?environment where sexual violation has become normal, and sexual assault is customary. LIBERATED: THE NEW SEXUAL REVOLUTION widens the view of today's hookup culture by examining the role of pop culture in shaping conceptions of gender and sexuality that underlie this new sexual?revolution. (more...)

Culture & Cocktails At The Colony To Conclude Season On April 2 With A Musical Flourish
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County today announced that the popular series CULTURE & COCKTAILS will conclude the 2017-2018 season with a musical flourish on Monday, April 2, at The Colony Hotel Pavilion, located at 155 Hammon Avenue in Palm Beach. (more...)

Greenwich, CT Emerging as an Entrepreneur Community
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2018

From the American classic, Brooks Brothers, to the timeless jeweler, Betteridge, Greenwich, Connecticut has a long-held reputation as the cradle of iconic lifestyle brands. Today, a new generation of entrepreneurs are choosing Greenwich to build innovative businesses, proving the town's talents extend far beyond the luxury lifestyle market. Below, meet the next generation of entrepreneurs making waves across diverse marketplaces. (more...)

Shoshana Bean Performs 4th Album Spectrum Live in London at Cadogan Hall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

Club 11 London today announce Broadway's SHOSHANA BEAN will return to London to perform her fourth studio album, Spectrum live in London at Cadogan Hall on 9 September 2018 with an 18 piece band. Special guests to be announced. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up On All New HAWAII FIVE-O on CBS - Friday, March 30, 2018
by TV Scoop - Mar 16, 2018

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London Electronic-Pop Trio PLYA Release New Single FEAST MY EYE
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

Alternative-pop trio PLYA, have released their third single 'Feast My Eye'. A gorgeously dark track, which blends dreamy-pop with electronica, it's an epically euphoric, undulating three minutes of ecstasy. (more...)

All Aboard the Hogwarts Express! Meet the Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 16, 2018

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is ready to il-lumos-nate your mind, tug at your dragon heart strings, and most importantly, welcome you back home to Hogwarts as it begins previews tonight. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up On All New HAWAII FIVE-O on CBS - Friday, April 6, 2018
by TV Scoop - Mar 15, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up On All New HAWAII FIVE-O, airing on CBS on Friday, April 6, 2018! (more...)

VIDEO: Shoshana Bean Performs 'Make it Rain' at Her Los Angeles Album Release Show
by Stage Tube - Mar 14, 2018

Shoshana Bean recently performed at the Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles in honor of the release of her album, Spectrum. The concert featured special guests Amber Riley and Haley Reinhart. Check out the video of her performance of 'Make it Rain' below! (more...)

Idina Menzel and Casey Nicholaw to Be Honored at 2018 Drama League Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director Gabriel Stelian-Shanks) will honor three powerhouses of the American theater community at the 84th Annual Drama League Awards, set for Friday afternoon, May 18, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis Times Square. (more...)

Josh Groban and Idina Menzel Announce Fall 2018 Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

Today, multi-platinum award-winning singer, songwriter and global superstar Josh Groban announces his Fall 2018, Arena tour. This is Josh's first tour since his sold-out Stages Tour 2015/2016 and joining him throughout the tour is Tony-Award winning, multi-platinum recording artist and actress, Idina Menzel. Josh Groban: Bridges Tour kicks off in Duluth, Georgia on October 18th and will hit over 17 cities around the country before wrapping up in New York, New York at the famed Madison Square Garden on November 18th. See below for a full list of dates. (more...)

The 2018 Free Your Mind Festival Announces Full Lineup
by TV News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

For the 15th year Free Your Mind Festival anniversary some names are added to the line up of this years festival. Life and Death favourites Mind Against are coming to Arnhem and also the likes of Gabriel Ananda and Henry Saiz; dutch techno heroes ROD and Joop Junior will return to this years festival too! (more...)

The Art of Visiting Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2018

The natural beauty of Provincetown calls to visitors and residents alike, including the many artists and art admirers who pass through this historic place each year. A stroll through town reveals Provincetown's unique blend: America's oldest active art colony mixed with a flourishing contemporary art scene. Visit Provincetown Art Museum (PAAM) for a taste of local artistic flavor, the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center (FAWC) for a contemporary flare, or the many art galleries that line the streets for a little of both. This art guide will take a look at all the exciting new and upcoming exhibits and events that are not to be missed. (more...)

Porchlight Announces Cast And Team For Porchlight Revisits DO RE MI
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre concludes its fifth season of Chicago's "lost" musicals in staged concert series with Porchlight Revisits Do Re Mi, starring Porchlight Music Theatre's Artistic Director Michael Weber and Nancy Voigts, music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and book by Garson Kanin, with direction and choreography by Christopher Pazdernik and musical direction by David Fiorello. (more...)

The Art of Visiting Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2018

The natural beauty of Provincetown calls to visitors and residents alike, including the many artists and art admirers who pass through this historic place each year. A stroll through town reveals Provincetown's unique blend: America's oldest active art colony mixed with a flourishing contemporary art scene. Visit Provincetown Art Museum (PAAM) for a taste of local artistic flavor, the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center (FAWC) for a contemporary flare, or the many art galleries that line the streets for a little of both. This art guide will take a look at all the exciting new and upcoming exhibits and events that are not to be missed. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MASCOT at Living Room Theatre
by Alan Portner - Apr 8, 2018

Chicago playwright Jerry Hickey offers a first-time production of his pleasant and entertaining new play entitled 'The Mascot' at 'The Living Room Theatre' in the Crossroads near downtown KC.   (more...)

Savilian Releases New Wave Love Song LIKE THAT
by TV News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

Over the past few years, hip hop the world over has seen an evolution, artists from every corner of the globe have been lending their unique style and adding to the melting pot of sounds that has allowed new artists to transcend the genre from it's humble roots in the Bronx, Brooklyn. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up On All New HAWAII FIVE-O on CBS - Friday, April 27, 2018
by TV Scoop - Apr 5, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up On All New HAWAII FIVE-O, airing on CBS on Friday, April 27, 2018! (more...)

David Sedaris To Visit Bookworks For Reading And Signing, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2018

Beloved humor writer and performer David Sedaris is touring bookstores this summer with a new book of essays called his "warmest and darkest" yet, Calypso, on sale May 29 from Little Brown. Sedaris will visit longtime indy bookstore, Bookworks, on the evening of June 19. (more...)

Traditional Mexican Cantina Pairing; Recipes from Puerto Vallarta's Velas Vallarta
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2018

Puerto Vallarta's Velas Vallarta resort shares the recipe for its Cucumber & Habanero Chili Margarita. To complement the drink, Executive Chef Guillermo Carmona offers some recipes from the resort's Foodies Cantina, a restaurant inspired by a typical Mexican cantina's food and drinks. Influenced by the city of Vallarta, the Smoked Marlin "La Tia" pays tribute to the fishermen who sail daily to earn their living. They explore the wonders of the Pacific Ocean and the beautiful landscapes from their boats. Perfumed with touches of Oaxaqueño mezcal, the Magret al Mezcal Amores pays homage to the farmers of the Mexican states of Oaxaca, Guerrero and Durango with fresh and fruity textures. (more...)

Gilbert And Sullivan's PIRATES OF PENZANCE to Dock In Long Beach This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

The Children's Theatre of Long Beach (CTLB), Art in Relation (AIR) and the Scottish Rite Event Center present a historic, hilarious family friendly farce featuring silly pirates, bumbling policemen, and nervous naive young lovers - Gilbert & Sullivan's rollicking musical masterpiece, 'The Pirates of Penzance,' comes alive at the beautiful Ernest Borgnine Theatre at the Scottish Rite Event Center of Long Beach May 11 - May 20, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: 5-Star Theatricals Presents the Thousand Oaks Premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

5-STAR THEATRICALS (formerly Cabrillo Music Theatre) continues its 2017-2018 season with the Thousand Oaks premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, book by Peter Parnell (based on the Victor Hugo Novel and songs from the Disney film), musical direction by Dan Redfeld, choreography by Michelle Elkin and directed by Misti B. Wills. THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME opens on Friday, April 20, 2017 and runs through Sunday, April 29, 2018 at the 1,800-seat Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks.   (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up On All New HAWAII FIVE-O on CBS - Friday, May 4, 2018
by TV Scoop - Apr 20, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up On All New HAWAII FIVE-O, airing on CBS on Friday, May 4, 2018! (more...)

Idina Menzel to Guest Mentor Disney Night on AMERICAN IDOL!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

According to Variety, Tony Award-winner and Frozen's Queen Elsa, Idina Menzel will pay a visit to ABC's American Idol as a guest mentor on a Disney-themed night of the show. (more...)

Mandel JCC To Present TEN DOLLARS TO HATE With Author Patricia Bernstein
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

???????Ellen Wedner, Vice President of Arts & Culture at Mandel JCC, today invited book lovers and history buffs to a very special double-event as part of the popular Reel Matter Series: (more...)

Sesame Workshop Builds on Success of Julia, First-ever Autistic Muppet, with Continued Commitment to Autistic Children
by TV News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

Sesame Workshop marked Autism Awareness Day today by announcing the next phase of the Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children initiative: an expanded set of resources for the autism community and a new episode centered on Julia, the first Sesame Street Muppet with autism. One in 68 American children is diagnosed with autism, and nearly every family and community is affected in some way. Building on Julia's successful television debut in 2017, today's announcement signals Sesame Workshop's vibrant ongoing commitment to increase public understanding of autism while continuing to serve autistic children and their families. (more...)

Redefining Delivery Convenience: Over 150,000 Domino's Hotspots' Launched Nationwide
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), the largest pizza company in the world based on global retail sales, is launching yet another delivery revolution. Starting today, over 150,000 Domino's Hotspots are now active nationwide so that customers can receive delivery orders at spots that don't have a traditional address places like local parks, sports fields and Beaches, as well as thousands of other unexpected sites. Local Domino's stores around the country have selected these Domino's Hotspots, which are now locations where drivers can meet customers curbside to hand off orders. (more...)

Writers from the Southern Oregon Coast Unite to Share Their Experiences
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

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Unwind Oceanside at Second Annual Cocoa Beach Uncorked Food and Wine Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2018

Showcasing Central Florida's most-renowned chefs, restaurants and breweries, the second annual Cocoa Beach Uncorked Food and Wine Festival takes place April 28-29 at Alan Shepard Park. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet Makes A Splash With Gerald Arpino's SEA SHADOW To Be Performed At McCarter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

Since the earliest days of civilization, legends abound of mythical sea creatures who lure handsome young men to the lower depths of the sea. One such story is of Ondine, which tells of a young man on a beach enamored with a beautiful shadow from the sea. This story has sparked the imaginations of composers from Dvorak's operatic masterpiece "Rusalka" to compositions by Ravel and Debussy, and a critically acclaimed play by the French dramatist Jean Giraudoux. This legend was popularized in Hans Christian Anderson's fairy tale, 'The Little Mermaid.' and in the popular Disney animated film by the same name. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up Tonight On All New HAWAII FIVE-O on CBS - Friday, April 13, 2018
by TV Scoop - Apr 13, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up Tonight On All New HAWAII FIVE-O, airing on CBS on Friday, April 13, 2018! (more...)

Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, & Thomas Rhett to Headline 2018 Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam
by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

The wait is over for the 2018 Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam headliners, as Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line and Thomas Rhett are on board to entertain tens of thousands of Country Music fans Labor Day weekend, August 31-September 2, 2018 at Frank Brown Park in beautiful Panama City Beach - A Real. Fun. Beach. Named by Billboard Magazine as one of 'The 10 Best Country Music Festivals,' another 18 exciting acts are scheduled to be announced in the coming weeks. (more...)

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