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TFANA Presents Simon Godwin's New Staging of MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) is pleased to announce casting for British director Simon Godwin's new staging of Measure for Measure, William Shakespeare's dark comedy about justice, faith, power, sex, and family. The production, which marks Godwin's first time directing Shakespeare for an American company, runs June 17 - July 16 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place) in the Brooklyn Cultural District. (more...)

Lyric Stage Presents the World Premiere of PURE COUNTRY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Lyric Stage will close its 24th season with its 21st world premiere, PURE COUNTRY, June 9-18, 2017. Performances are June 9, 10, 15, 16 & 17 at 7:30 PM and June 11 & 18 at 2:30 PM in the Irving Arts Center's Carpenter Performance Hall, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd. (more...)

11th Hour Closes Season with Next Step Concert Series Performance of BROADCAST
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

11th Hour Theatre Company's 12th season comes to a close with its final Next Step Concert Series performance. This time the series features a new musical by Nathan Christensen and Scott Murphy, Broadcast.   (more...)

BACARDÍ and Major Lazer Launch Music Liberates Music
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Today, BACARDÍ and Major Lazer launch Music Liberates Music, a program designed to support the island music that inspires them by providing up-and-coming artists a chance to share their music with the world. (more...)

QSI Facilities Acquires Emcon Associates, a Leader in Facilities Maintenance and Management Services
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

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Smithworks' Vodka Makes Its Debut In The Mid-Atlantic Expanding To The Keystone State
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Making its long awaited arrival to the Mid-Atlantic, the award-winning spirit of the Heartland expands its roots today in Pennsylvania, introducing Smithworks Vodka to its newest home. Since its launch in 2016, Smithworks has continued to grow and Pennsylvania marks the brand's second expansion since its debut. (more...)

BUBBLEMANIA & More Set for Summer Children's Lineup at Ivoryton Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The Ivoryton Playhouse brings you another summer full of fun and educational programs all geared towards children! (more...)

Shift4 Announces U.S. EMV Certification With Heartland Payment Systems
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

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Jessica Tyler Wright Leads the Soccer Mom Wolf-Pack In PLAY LIKE A WINNER at NYMF; Full Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Producers of Play Like A Winner, the new musical by Erik Johnke & David Wolfson and winner of last year's NYMF Developmental Reading Award, are thrilled to announce the complete casting for this July's limited run during the 2017 New York Musical Festival (NYMF). (more...)

AIR FARCE CANADA 150 Premieres 7/1 on CBC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Making Canadians laugh for over four decades, AIR FARCE pulls out all the stops for the country's 150th birthday, capturing the patriotic spirit of the sesquicentennial celebrations in 60 funny, fast-paced minutes. For its first-ever summer special, and for the first time in AIR FARCE history, the whole country will come together to watch at the exact same time - no delays and no time shifting. AIR FARCE CANADA 150 premieres Saturday, July 1, 2017, at 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT on CBC with an encore broadcast on Monday, July 3 at 8:00 PM (8:30 PM NT). (more...)

BWW Review: The Jungle Theater's Production of the Off-Broadway Musical FLY BY NIGHT is an Infectious Retro-Folk-Pop-Rock Delight
by Jill Schafer - Jun 21, 2017

A new original folk-rock musical? It's like FLY BY NIGHT was created and brought to the Jungle just for me. The rare bird that is the new original musical is my favorite thing in the world, and folk-rock/folk/Americana is my favorite genre of music. I was primed and ready to love this show, and love it I did. Charming and funny yet poignant, with a fantastic score played by greats from the local music scene, and a cast that couldn't be better - what's not to love? (more...)

Seasons 52 Marks the Start of Summer with New Seasonal Menu
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla., June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ On the official first day of summer, fresh grill and wine bar Seasons 52 unveils its summer menu, featuring chef's creations crafted around the most flavorful ingredients of the season. Each carefully selected ingredient reaches peak freshness at a different date so some of the best summer dishes will only appear on the menu for a limited time. (more...)

Start-up Beyond Processes Its First Batch of Transactions - $80,000 in Donations to Give Something Back to Fund College Scholarships to Working-Class Students
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

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11th Hour Closes Season with Next Step Concert Series Performance of BROADCAST
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

11th Hour Theatre Company's 12th season comes to a close with its final Next Step Concert Series performance. This time the series features a new musical by Nathan Christensen and Scott Murphy, Broadcast.  Broadcast comes to the Next Step Concert Series June 23-25. Steve Pacek, 11th Hour's Associate Artistic Director and Co-Founder, directs. Amanda Morton is the Music Director. The concert will be at Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N American St.  Tickets cost $19-34 and are available online at www.11thhourtheatrecompany.org or by phone 267-987-9865. (more...)

Zaloni Chosen as 2017 Red Herring Top 100 North America Winner
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

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BWW Review: SHREK THE MUSICAL Wows at Beef And Boards, Thru July 2
by Anton Anderssen - Jun 17, 2017

Now on stage at Beef and Boards is the ogre-sized, greatest fairy tale never told: the breathtaking Broadway musical adaptation of the hit movie Shrek. On one level, SHREK THE MUSICAL is silly family fun, but digging deeper into the story, there are messages that are crucial in life. The Princess, Fiona, never loses her faith in her fairytales. She is trapped in a tower, surrounded by boiling lava, with a fire-breathing dragon Hell-bent on keeping any interloper at bay. I greatly admire her character; how many people would give up on their dreams and just off themselves? I wanted to escape the cornfields of the Amish countryside desperately when I was young, and the odds were greatly against me. I never gave up on my dreams, and today I own a house by the ocean in Hawaii, and have my own knight in shining armor. Theatre gives you the chance to dream about how life can be, should be, or will be. It's like a seed that gets planted in your mind and one day can grow into a mighty oak. (more...)

Circle Theatre presents Highly Anticipated Remount of TRIASSIC PARQ
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

After their resoundingly successful inaugural production of the cult favorite Triassic Parq in 2015, CIRCLE THEATRE is ecstatic to announce the highly-anticipated remount of the show. The production will run previews starting Friday, July 14 and opens for press Wednesday, July 19, running through Sunday, August 13. The performances will be returning to the original venue, Heartland Studio, in Rogers Park, 7016 N. Glenwood Ave and will run Thursdays - Saturdays at 8:00pm, with matinees both Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30pm and industry performances every Monday at 8:00pm. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased via www.circletheatrechicago.org. (more...)

Principal Photography Begins on New Faith Based Film A WALK WITH GRACE
by Movies News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Principal photography has begun in Lima, OH on A WALK WITH GRACE, starring David Lee Smith (Fight Cub, Zodiac, A Walk to Remember), Stephen Baldwin (The Usual Suspects, The Flyboys, (more...)

North Carolina Theatre Conservatory presents OKLAHOMA!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

North Carolina Theatre Conservatory, NC Theatre's flagship training program offering professional instruction in acting, voice and dance for ages three to adult, is excited to bring to the stage their production of Oklahoma!, July 7-9, 2017, at the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in downtown Raleigh. The show will be produced by the students of NC Theatre Conservatory's Master Summer Theatre Arts School, NC Theatre's four-week summer camp with emphasis on pre-professional training of the highest caliber culminating in a full-scale musical production. Students range in age from middle school to rising college students. This production also features a "kids chorus" of elementary school aged children. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief July 7th, 2017 - BROADWAY BARKS and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jul 7, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: BROADWAY BARKS, co-hosted by Bernadette Peters and Malcolm McDowell, is set for Sunday! (more...)

American Conservatory Theater Announces Recipients of ArtShare for 2017–18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Associate Artistic Director Andy Donald announced today the recipients of ArtShare, A.C.T.'s community space-sharing initiative, for the 2017-18 season. Created in 2012, the community space-sharing initiative provides free performance space for small and mid-sized companies without permanent performance space, as well as for independent artists, who would benefit from being in residence at one of A.C.T.'s spaces in the Central Market area. These spaces include The Costume Shop (1117 Market St.)-A.C.T.'s 49-seat black-box venue-and The Rueff, a multi-use event and performance space located at A.C.T.'s Strand Theater (1127 Market St.). The 2017-18 season of ArtShare is made possible by generous support from the Kenneth Rainin Foundation and the Zellerbach Family Foundation. (more...)

Photo Flash: It's a Birthday Mystery at MADDIE'S KARAOKE BIRTHDAY PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

It's Maddie's 25th birthday party but something's not right - the guest of honour hasn't shown up yet! Join five of Maddie's best friends as they try to sort out where the birthday girl is at while they fight to keep the party's spirits high (and struggle to keep their own dark secrets hidden). This intimate, interactive story unfolds over a series of hilarious and heart-breaking Karaoke-style songs in a party environment where the audience are fellow guests. (more...)

Lee Greenwood, Kenny Rogers & Many More Featured in New Episode of THE PICKUP
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

THE PICKUP celebrates Fourth of July with special, patriotic episode. Lucy Angel and Jeff Bates helped a local Vietnam and Desert Storm Veteran by restoring a home through the fundraising campaign Heroes at Home. Bates shared his thoughts on being able to help those who gave so much with “The Pickup.” (more...)

LETTERS TO ANNABELLE Comes to Toronto Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Letters to Annabelle follows a Canadian soldier's desperate search for the love that kept him alive in the trenches. We bring you back to the era of WW1, as Canada marks the 2017 Centennial of the Battle of Vimy Ridge; an event which helped shape Canada's national identity. (more...)

Ruth Page Civic Ballet Presents CHICAGO Y CUBA: 2017 - The International Dance Experience
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2017

The Ruth Page Center for the Arts proudly announces Chicago Y Cuba: 2017 - The International Dance Experience, a culminating product of the landmark exchange program between The Ruth Page School of Dance (RPSD) and Cuba's National School of Ballet (NSB), the country's premier ballet school, largest of its kind in the world and the very same school that RPSD Director Victor Alexander received his training. The one night only performance takes place Friday, July 7 at 7 p.m. at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn, and all ticket purchases benefit the October 2017 student cultural exchange program. (more...)

eSUB Construction Software (eSUB) Named a Red Herring 100 Winner for North America
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2017

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Cast Announced for Theo Ubique's A NEW BRAIN, Coming This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Theo Ubique Artistic Director Fred Anzevino's cast for the company's upcoming production of the semi-autobiographical musical A NEW BRAIN will include a mix of newcomers as well as faces familiar to Chicago audiences. (more...)

FESTIVAL LATINO Returns to Genoa Park Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Honored by an EXPY Award from Experience Columbus in 2016, Festival Latino is now in its 21st year and the largest Latin event in Ohio. (more...)

Wild Wednesdays Return to Smithsonian Channel with Two New Specials
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Journey into the depths of exotic habitats with some of nature's most extraordinary creatures with two brand-new Wild Wednesday specials on Smithsonian Channel. (more...)

Kuinka's 'Warsaw' Video Premieres at NPR Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Kuinka is very pleased to announce that the new video for album standout “Warsaw” from their new EP Stay Up Late (out now) has premiered at NPR. The band is currently touring the country in support of the release (dates below.) Grab your tin foil hat and head over to “Warsaw (more...)

Indy Jazz Fest Announces 2017 Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

A mainstay in the Indianapolis arts and culture scene for nearly two decades, the annual Indy Jazz Fest returns in 2017 with a 10-day lineup celebrating the legacy of jazz, modern masters and the discovery of new jazz stars. (more...)

GLENWOOD AVENUE ARTS FEST Opens 8/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest (GAAF) is a free weekend-long event, drawing approximately 15,000 visitors, celebrating its 16th year. The Fest includes a street art fair with over 150 artist-vendors, and live entertainment on three outdoor stages featuring over 30 acts. Experience art, theater, music, as well as food and drink, on the brick-laid streets of the Glenwood Avenue Arts District in Chicago's historic Rogers Park neighborhood. For more information visit www.GlenwoodAve.org. (more...)

BWW Review: A Triumphant Return to TRIASSIC PARQ
by Misha Davenport - Jul 20, 2017

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Photo Flash: First Look at Circle Theatre's TRIASSIC PARQ
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

After their resoundingly successful inaugural production of the cult favorite Triassic Parq in 2015, CIRCLE THEATRE is ecstatic to announce the highly-anticipated remount of the show. (more...)

NobleMotion Dance Receives M-AAA Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

NobleMotion Dance announced that it is among a select group of regional artists and organizations to receive a Mid-America Arts Alliance Artistic Innovations grant. This award will support NobleMotion's newest production Catapult at The Hobby Center on August 25 & 26, 2017. (more...)

Latest on Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers & More on Latest Episode of THE PICKUP
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Continuing the tradition of bringing you the latest news in country music, an all-new episode of “The Pickup” starts out with the announcement of a new album by Big & Rich. Did It For The Party will be the duo's sixth studio album and is set to hit stores on September 15. (more...)

Brian Guehring Awarded Orlin Corey Medallion
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Brian Guehring, the Rose Theater Education Director and Playwright-inResidence has been named a recipient of the Children's Theatre Foundation of America's (CFTA) Corey Medallion Award.  (more...)

Smithsonian Channel Explores the Landscapes of New Zealand in FLYING HIGH WITH PHIL KEOGHAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

On the edge of the world, the island nation of New Zealand is known for its jaw-dropping scenery and incredible natural wonders, but it's the people who call this small country home that make it unlike any other. Amazing Race host and Kiwi native Phil Keoghan, who has traveled millions of miles and visited more than 100 countries, takes viewers on an unprecedented journey through New Zealand.  From helicopters and hot air balloons to sailboats and a World War I plane, Keoghan drops in to meet some of New Zealand's icons, game changers, and global celebrities. FLYING HIGH WITH PHIL KEOGHAN premieres Sunday, August 6 at 8 PM ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel. (more...)

Lockheed Martin-Led Team Launches Future USS Billings
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2017

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Ruth Page School of Dance Announces Tuition-Free Training for Aspiring Male Dancers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

The Ruth Page Center for the Arts and Ruth Page School of Dance proudly announce tuition-free mentored training for aspiring young male dancers this fall with the beginning of the 2017-2018 season. Providing the highest level of training and expertise, the Ruth Page School of Dance is one of the country's finest dance education centers.  The program, The Victor Alexander Young Men's Scholarship Program, offers boys ages 7 - 17 years old, waved tuition and includes nine months and up to 16 hours a week of professional training. To apply, prospective students should email info@ruthpage.org or call 312.337.6543. (more...)

Chicago Tribune Announces 2017 Literary Prize
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

The Chicago Tribune today announced Marilynne Robinson as the recipient of its prestigious 2017 Literary Prize. (more...)

SONGS & STORIES WITH JOHN BERRY Debuts this Week on The Heartland Network
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

This week, country music star John Berry debuts his all-new international television show, SONGS & STORIES WITH JOHN BERRY. (more...)

The Weisenheimers Improv Group Comes to OCP 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Tickets for The Weisenheimers are now on sale at the Omaha Community Playhouse. The Weisenheimers improv group will hold two performances on Friday, September 29 and Saturday, September 30 at 7:30 p.m. both nights in the Howard Drew Theatre at the Omaha Community Playhouse. The group returns to OCP after a celebratory 20th anniversary reunion show in April 2017. (more...)

Heartland Premieres Kory Caudill Video
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Hot on the heels of the release of Kory Caudill's Song For Appalachia EP, the title cut music video has premiered on Heartland TV's 'Country Music Today' and 'Third Shift.' The moving instrumental video includes beautiful and haunting scenes from his Eastern Kentucky roots. (more...)

The BoDeans to Perform at White Eagle Hall Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The BoDeans bring their distinctive roots rock in a very special show at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City on September 13th. (more...)

Moose Hall Theatre Company Brings DRACULA! to 13th St. Rep.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Moose Hall Theatre Company / Inwood Shakespeare Festival has been a vital, groundbreaking theatrical force in Northernmost Manhattan for 17 years. Through popular demand we are reviving one of their most exciting, acclaimed productions Dracula!   (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes - Moose Hall Theatre Company to 'Mount the Count' with DRACULA!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Moose Hall Theatre Company / Inwood Shakespeare Festival has been a vital, groundbreaking theatrical force in Northernmost Manhattan for 17 years. Through popular demand, the group is reviving one of their most exciting, acclaimed productions. Dracula! is a haunting and tantalizing exploration into the sources of deep disbelief, desperate faith, whimsical fantasy and genuine fear. Go behind the scenes in the video below! (more...)

Cast Set for Tectonic Theater Project's UNCOMMON SENSE, A New Play About Living with Autism
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Tectonic Theater Project has announced casting for the New York premiere of Uncommon Sense, a new play about living on the autism spectrum, which the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture presents for five weeks only, October 25 to November 26, at The Sheen Center's Loreto Theater (18 Bleecker Street, NYC). The work is written by Anushka Paris-Carter and Andy Paris and directed by Andy Paris under the artistic direction of Tectonic's founder, Moises Kaufman. (more...)

SPLENDA' Brand Teams Up with Brooklyn Decker to Spice Up Sweet Recipes
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

SPLENDA Brand has teamed up with Tastemade and Brooklyn Decker to create four delicious, food-focused videos each featuring a versatile, great-tasting sweetener. The first video goes live today, August 9 th, and will feature Spicy Jalapeo Margaritas using new SPLENDA Naturals Sugar & Stevia Blend. (more...)

Tickets On Sale for World Premiere of EMINENT DOMAIN at Omaha Community Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Tickets for the world premiere of local playwright Laura Leininger-Campbell's Eminent Domain, which opens Omaha Community Playhouse's 93rd season, are now on sale through the OCP box office. The production will run August 25 - September 17, 2017 in OCP's Howard Drew Theatre. (more...)

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