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BWW Interview: MATILDA's Keisha T. Fraser Promises a 'Magical,' 'Spell-Binding' Experience at the Dr. Phillip's Center
by Matt Tamanini - May 9, 2017

There is something magical, and just a little bit naughty, in the air at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts this week. Starting tonight and running through Sunday, May 14th, the national tour of MATILDA THE MUSICAL sets up shop in Orlando. With a book by Dennis Kelly and music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, the Tony-winning production ran for nearly four years on Broadway, closing this past January. (more...)

BWW Review: Mirvish's STRICTLY BALLROOM is a High Energy Night of Theatre and Dance
by Alan Henry - May 5, 2017

Mirvish's North American premiere opened in Toronto this week to thunderous applause by audience members taken in by the shimmering, sparkly, cut-throat world of Ballroom dance. (more...)

Mom trumps Dad but still doesn't get what she really wants for Mother's Day
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017


Dublin Pass Adds Value for Visitors With More Attractions and All-new Smartphone App
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017


Optimizely Enhances Experimentation Platform with PCI Compliance
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017


Alameda County Library Welcomes Back Patrons and Materials
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017


eTrigue Announces DemandCenter Seven Marketing Automation
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017


eTrigue Announces DemandCenter Seven Marketing Automation
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017


Pop-Tarts' Unwraps Candy Fun With New Jolly Rancher Flavors
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

This summer, Pop-Tarts and Jolly Rancher are teaming up to debut the first-ever candy-inspired Pop-Tarts flavors, including Frosted Cherry, Frosted Green Apple and Frosted Watermelon. (more...)

BWW Review: See the Outstanding Performance of LONE STAR at The Triad 5/6 and 5/13
by Marina Kennedy - May 1, 2017 had the opportunity to see the outstanding revival of playwright James McLure's LONE STAR while it was performed at The Wild Project in the East Village. And now, it is moving uptown to The Triad for two performances on Saturday May 6th and Saturday May 13th. (more...)

Fuse Media Unveils New and Returning Programming for 2017-18 Upfront Season
by TV News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Heading into a series of ad agency upfront meetings in New York this week, Fuse Media has made several new additions to its multiplatform portfolio of content covering the wide-ranging tastes and attitudes of the fast-growing, Latino and multicultural 18-34 audience. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Dale Wiley, author of Southern Gothic and Sabotage, has turned his attention to a different demographic with his new short story release The Margaret Baker Stories, out April 14, 2017 as an ebook and available now as a print booklet. (more...)

Lincoln to Host Free Screening of POST FROM THE ROAD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

America-land of the weird and home of the wonderful-sings out its marvels at every turn. Emmy Award-winning performer Robert Post has created a delightfully quirky video series that sings along. (more...)

Joan Copeland and Diane J. Findlay to Star in Ziegfeld Society's THOU SWELL! THOU WITTY!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

???????Joan Copeland and Diane J. Findlay headline The Ziegfeld Society of New York City's Thou Swell! Thou Witty!: The Songs of Rodgers & Hart, written and hosted by Aaron Gandy with musical direction and special arrangements by Mark York, at Lang Concert Hall at Hunter College (69th between Park and Lexington) on Saturday afternoon, March 25th, at 2pm.  (more...)

Recorded Books Inc. Sponsors Audiobook Giveaway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Recorded Books Inc. has awarded a $1,000 classics audiobook collection to Port Jefferson Free Library of Port Jefferson, New York, for its participation in The Literary Classics Online Book Club. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017


ICSC Survey: Technology and Personalization Drive the Retail Experience
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017


New Musical '13 ALABAMA GHOSTS' Gets Reading in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

On Monday, March 27, 2017 at 5 p.m., Open Doors Productions & Theatricals will present an industry reading of 13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey, the Musical - a ghostly original Off-Broadway-bound musical that was originally built to be like the blockbuster musicals harking back to the days of Zeigfeld - with book by Alabama playwright and actor Don Everett Garrett and music by Kevin Francis Finn. (more...)

BWW Feature: VITAL 5: This Weekend In Jacksonville Theatre
by Heather Vollman - Jun 8, 2017

Remember way back when (okay, it was 5 weeks ago) when I said I would start pairing restaurants with can't miss shows for date night? The time has COME, friends. Let's do this. Here's this weekend's Vital 5 in Jacksonville (June 9-11th). (more...)

Theater Works to Stage SEUSSICAL Summer Extravaganza
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Bring the whole family for Theater Works' summer extravaganza, Seussical, featuring musical director James May (Les Miserables on Broadway and YouthWorks' 2016 production), on stage July 14-30! (more...)

Theater Works presents SEUSSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Theater Works presents the summer production SEUSSICAL on stage July 14 - 30, 2017 at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts. Plunging audiences, striped-hat-first, into Dr. Seuss's whimsical world, SEUSSICAL takes over the Gyder stage with all your favorite Dr. Seuss characters including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination - Jojo. The colorful characters transport us from the Jungle of Nool to Circus McGurkus to the invisible world of the Whos. The Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust that contains the Whos, including Jojo, a Who child sent off to military school for thinking too many "thinks." Horton faces a double challenge: not only must he protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, but he must guard an abandoned egg, left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. SEUSSICAL is fun for the whole family! (more...)

BWW Review: LESLIE ODOM JR. at Straz Center For The Performing Arts
by Carolan Trbovich - Jun 26, 2017

Fans Can't 'Wait For It' In Tampa - Hamilton's Leslie Odom Jr Takes The Stage (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Taylor Stanley
by Elliot Lanes - Jun 2, 2017

Today's subject Taylor Stanley is living his theatre life as a company member of  New York City Ballet (NYCB), one of the most famous and prestigious ballet companies in the country. With repertoire works that feature choreography by such greats as George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins, it's easy to understand why the company has that status. NYCB begins a one week engagement at the Kennedy Center's Opera House on June 6. The two programs will feature the works of George Balanchine, Christopher Wheeldon, Justin Peck, and the DC premiere of a work by Alexei Ratmansky. (more...)

BWW Preview: Get Ready for the TD Toronto Jazz Festival
by Taylor Long - Jun 19, 2017

Showcasing the very best in jazz this summer, the TD Toronto Jazz Festival runs from June 23rd to July 2nd, 2017. In its 31st year, the festival includes performances from more than 1500 musicians and over 100 free concerts in Yorkville across 10 days. Headliners for this year's festival include Aretha Franklin, Joss Stone, Mavis Staples, Randy Bachman, Caravan Palace and more. (more...)

Tyler Farr and Luke Combs Added to PEPSI GULF COAST JAM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Country star Tyler Farr and breakout artist Luke Combs round out the exciting lineup for the Fifth Annual Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam, it was announced by Executive Producer Rendy Lovelady on a Facebook Live event. A total of 20 acts, including headliners Jason Aldean, Little Big Town and Luke Bryan, will entertain the three-day festival Labor Day Weekend, September 1-3, 2017 at Frank Brown Park in beautiful Panama City Beach, Florida.   (more...)

BWW Review: RIPCORD: Nancy and Annie's Excellent Adventure
by Nancy Grossman - Jun 13, 2017

Laughs in abundance are in free fall in the Huntington Theatre Company's production of Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire's RIPCORD, a bejeweled vehicle for a pair of women of a certain age that is polished to a shine by the brilliant performances of Nancy E. Carroll and Annie Golden. Under the brisk, breezy direction of Jessica Stone (VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE), these two pros turn life in an assisted living facility into Abby and Marilyn's excellent adventure. As roommates who are anything but soulmates, they engage in a protracted battle of wits to win a bet for supremacy over their little corner of a shrinking world, and the only rule is to take no prisoners. (more...)

BWW Review: Cast of CAP's SISTER ACT was "Fabulous, Baby," the Technology Definitely Was Not
by Nicholas Pontolillo - Jul 3, 2017

Originally founded in 1995, the Cultural Arts Playhouse, or CAP, has housed over 500 productions, established a highly successful acting school for Long Island Youth and formed a Youth Theater program. (more...)

Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Today, July 29, 2017
by - Jul 28, 2017

Get all the scoop on 48 HOURS, airing on CBS on today, July 29, 2017! (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Scribble
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 25, 2017

BWW speaks to the creators of Scribble ahead of their run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Theme Show
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 24, 2017

BWW speaks to Edy Hurst about bringing Theme Show to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Aaron Twitchen
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 20, 2017

BWW speaks to Aaron Twitchen about bringing his show Curtain Twitchen to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- #Instalove
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 20, 2017

BWW speaks to Catherine Duquette about bringing #Instalove to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Busu and The Damask Drum
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 20, 2017

BWW speaks to director Franko Figueredo about bringing Busu and The Damask Drum to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- A Thousand Doorways
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 17, 2017

BWW speaks to Diane Edgecomb about 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show A Thousand Doorways. (more...)

Best of Bollywood Celebrated with Star-Studded IIFA AWARDS; Winner's List!
by Movies News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

The celebrated IIFA Awards took over the city of New York with a dazzling awards show bringing together the biggest names of Bollywood in celebration of Indian Cinema. Giving Indian cinema a global platform, the Awards was held at the iconic MetLife Stadium at New York, USA. (more...)

Groundbreaking Cloud-Gaming Platform LiquidSky Unlocks Complete PC Gaming Experience on Android Devices
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017


Scoop: Travel Channel Programming Highlights 7/24 - 8/6
by TV Scoop - Jul 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on Travel Channel Programming Highlights 7/24 - 8/6 (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Fiona Sagar
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 9, 2017

BWW speaks to Fiona Sagar about bringing Sagar Mega Drive to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

5th Annual Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam Supports St. Jude
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Organizers of the 5th Annual Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam are honored to announce a continued commitment to raise funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. (more...)

More Fajitas, More Value, More Yum -- an On The Border' National Fajita Day Exclusive
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

For close to 35 years, On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina has been serving up its classic sizzling mesquite-wood-grilled fajitas to the delight of guests. The authentic mesquite wood fire brings a unique and authentic flavor to On The Border's entire fajita selection, making fajitas one of the most popular items on the menu for decades. (more...)

BWW Interview: Marianne Cordillo of CUPA CABANA
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 1, 2017 Food and Wine interviewed Marianne Cordillo, the owner of Cupa Cabana. Her company provides the highest quality coffee service for special events. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Fun With Neil Simon's FOOLS at Cavod
by Marakay Rogers - Apr 7, 2017

Artistic Director Reji Woods breathes some new life into Neil Simon's deliberate clunker comedy (more...)

Luke Bryan to Headline Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam, Full Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2017

Fans who gathered for the Pepsi SpringJam not only heard six incredible music acts tonight, they were also the first to hear the lineup for the upcoming 5th Annual Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam. Executive Producer Rendy Lovelady shared the news with the packed house from stage that 15 additional stars will join headliners Jason Aldean, Little Big Town and Luke Bryan Labor Day Weekend, September 1-3, 2017 at Frank Brown Park in beautiful Panama City Beach, Florida. (more...)

by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 28, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! This morning (which according to our watch is Friday, April 28) we come to you to pose this musical question: What have they done to poor Heather Morris on Dancing With the Stars? Seriously, what did they do? We don't watch that show but have picked up some rumblings on the mean streets of Music City that intrigue is afoot among the over-teased and body-glittered cast of the ABC Monday night juggernaut - please fill us in, theaterati. Inquiring minds want to know. (more...)

Brewer Science Earns GreenCircle Certification for Zero Waste to Landfill For Second Consecutive Year
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017


Competitors Are Cannibals
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017


Review Roundup: Cynthia Nixon and Laura Linney Swap Roles in THE LITTLE FOXES- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Apr 19, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, starring Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon, opens tonight at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).  (more...)

Otter Pops Celebrates Brand Heritage And Southern California Lifestyle With Launch Of Otter Pop Vibes Summer Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017


Record Store Day Stores Announce Plans For The Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Indie record stores around Australia are now announcing their plans for Record Store Day, the annual celebration of indie record stores. (more...)

Breakaway Music Festival Expands to Michigan for Two-Day August Event
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Breakaway Michigan is slated to take place Aug. 25-26, 2017, and will offer a massive mash-up of headlining and up-and-coming contemporary acts that breakaway from traditional music genres to one of the fastest growing cities in the Midwest. (more...)

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