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Joseph Papp Public Theater [Newman Theater] (New York, NY)
425 Lafayette Street

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SuperCom Subsidiary LCA Wins Multi-Year Electronic Monitoring Contract
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

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BWW Review: Raja Returns to Work the Runway in Her One-Woman Debut GAWDESS at the Laurie Beechman
by Troy Frisby - Sep 18, 2017

Raja's debut one-woman show, RAJA: GAWDESS, was an exercise in charisma, in the best possible sense of the phrase. (more...)

Booze-sniffing bracelet tracks its 500,000th drunk driver
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

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Russian Government Gogol Center Artistic Director Under House Arrest Pending Trial
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, artistic director of Moscow's Gogol Center, Kirill S. Serebrennikov, was detained by the Investigative Committee of Russia last month for embezzling over $1 million. Now the director, known for his edgy productions, has been placed under House Arrest until his trial on October 19, according to South China Morning Post. (more...)

Photo Flash: Epic Theatre Co Kicks Off Season with HOUSE ARREST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2017

Epic Theatre Company is launching its new season with Anna Deavere Smith's politically evocative House Arrest: A Search for American Character In and Around the White House, Past and Present. The one-woman show has been transformed into a riveting ensemble piece featuring some of Rhode Island's finest actors. (more...)

SuperCom Subsidiary LCA Expands California Presence into Two New Counties with Electronic Monitoring Programs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

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Ana Isabel Ordonez's THE AYE to Celebrate the 85th Birthday of Monseigneur Desmond Tutu in Cape Town
by Don Grigware - Oct 6, 2016

THE AYE, a stage show adapted from Ana Isabel Ordonez's internationally acclaim ed book, THE EXTRAORDINARY LOVE STORY OF AYE AYE AND FEDOR, will be performed to celebrate the 85th birthday of Nobel Peace Laureate Monsigneur Archbishop Desmond Tutu as a part of the Sixth Annual Desmond Tutu International Peace Conference in Cape Town on 7 October. (more...)

Bizbash Names Peak XV Founders-produced Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting One Of 2016's Best Events
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

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Halloween weekend creates risky mix of booze and boos
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Halloween has a reputation as one of the most alcohol-fueled days of the year, and issues aren't limited to just October 31. New data from 500,000 DUI offenders monitored 24/7 for drinking estimates that this year alcohol violations on the Saturday before Halloween will be 4 times higher than a typical weekend. Drinking violations on the holiday itself are also expected to jump 19 percent compared to average. (more...)

KING LIL G Comes to Fox Theatre 6/30
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

On the surface, King Lil G is a rebel. He's been involved in gangs, he's been arrested and served time, he fathered a child before adulthood, he dropped out of school and, to match his record, his body is covered in tattoos. But beyond his troubled past and rough exterior, G is a true artist with a message of HOPE. (more...)

NY State Division of Criminal Justice Services Invites BDIC
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

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Ellen McDougall Announces Inaugural Season as Artistic Director of Gate Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Ellen McDougall announces her inaugural season as Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre, running from June 2017 to June 2018, comprising five full productions, and a one-day takeover of local Notting Hill festival InTRANSIT. (more...)

Scoop: 20/20 on ABC - Friday, June 2, 2017
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2 billion alcohol tests later, famous alcohol anklet has changed the face of community corrections
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

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BDIC Awaits NY State's June 16th Notification of Award to Provide IID Services
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

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BDIC Awaits NY State's June 16th Notification of Award to Provide IID Services
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

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Photo Flash: Anna Deveare Smith, Cast of THE WOLVES and More at Playwrights Realm's 10th Anniversary Writers Block Party
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Playwrights Realm, led by Katherine Kovner, Founding Artistic Director, and Roberta Pereira, Producing Director, celebrated its tenth anniversary with the annual Writers Block Party honoring Realm Board Member and award-winning playwright and actor, Anna Deavere Smith. The Writers Block Party took place on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at The Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse in the Samuel B. & David Rose Building, and was hosted by Lauren Patten (Fun Home, The Wolves). Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Back to School! Comedy Central Premieres Season Two of IDIOTSITTER, 4/6
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

It's back to school for Comedy Central's most mischievous duo, Gene (Jillian Bell) and Billie (Charlotte Newhouse), as they return for season two of IDIOTSITTER premiering Thursday, April 6 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Yale Repertory Theatre to Present Shakespeare's CYMBELINE, 3/25-4/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents CYMBELINE by William Shakespeare, directed by Evan Yionoulis, March 25-April 16 at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 31. (more...)

BARBECUE, THE LITTLE FOXES, WOLF HALL and More Set for Epic Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Epic Theatre Company is kicking off its sixth season with a diverse line-up of brand new, innovative and exhilarating work that looks at the relationship between power and the people it affects. (more...)

Duncan Pflaster's Play to Touch on Cinema's Dark Side at Spotlight-On Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Playwright Duncan Pflaster and director Aliza Shane blur the lines of life and art in A TOUCH OF CINEMA, about a dinner party turned dark when the guests must hear a screenplay about the abduction and torture of a young filmmaker who made 'seditious' movies. (more...)

Friday St. Patrick's Day Means More DUIs Through the Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

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NY Public Library's Dance Collections Manager Arlene Yu on Sono Osato and the Arrival of the Ballet Girl on Broadway!
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Jun 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Arlene Yu, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Dance Collections Manager, on: Sono Osato and the Arrival of the Ballet Girl on Broadway! (more...)

A Monday July Fourth may lead to fewer alcohol problems
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

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Epic Theatre Company Offers Free Tickets to Members of the Military
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Epic Theatre Company's Sixth Season will feature an expansion of their free ticketing program, which will now be offering free tickets to members of the military. (more...)

Comedy Central Greenlights Second Season of IDIOTSITTER
by TV News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

Comedy Central's favorite odd couple, Billie and Gene, return with more babysitting, bonding and binging as the #1 brand in comedy has renewed the scripted series IDIOTSITTER for a second season (more...)

Comedy Central Renews IDIOTSITTER
by TV News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

Comedy Central's favorite odd couple, Billie and Gene, return with more babysitting, bonding and binging as the #1 brand in comedy has renewed the scripted series 'Idiotsitter' for a second season, it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Comedy Central. Created, executive produced and co-starring Jillian Bell and Charlotte Newhouse, and executive produced by Pam Kohl, Amy Slomovits, Dave Becky, Brady McKay and John Levenstein, the second season of 'Idiotsitter' will premiere ten episodes in 2017. (more...)

NY State Division of Criminal Justice Services Awards BDIC 3-Year Contract
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

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Scoop: 20/20 on ABC - Friday, June 2, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 1, 2017

Get all the scoop on 20/20, airing on ABC on Friday, June 2, 2017! (more...)

Glagoslav Publications to Release English Translation of THE TALE OF AYPI
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Summary: The Tale of Aypi follows the fate of a group of Turkmen fishermen dwelling on the coast of the Caspian Sea. The fear of losing their ancestral home looms over the entire village. This injustice is being made to look like a voluntary initiative on the part of the fishermen themselves, whilst the ruling powers cynically attempt to confiscate their land. One brave fisherman from the village rises up to confront them and fights for his native shore, as a response to an act of cruelty inflicted on a defenceless young woman centuries ago. This unjustly executed soul returns as a ghost during this troubled time to exact a terrible revenge on the men of the village. The relationships among the characters mirror the eternal opposition between the forces of nature, with the intervention of mystical forces ratcheting up the tension. About the Author: Ak Welsapar was born in 1956 in the former Soviet Republic of Turkmenistan. He received his Master's degree in Journalism from Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1979. In 1987, Ak Welsapar became a member of the Soviet Writers' Association and received his second Master's degree in Literary Theory from the Maxim Gorky Literature Institute in 1989. In 1993, after spending a year under House Arrest, he was excluded from the Writers' Association following the publication of some investigative articles about colossal ecological problems in Central Asia, mostly caused by the overuse of pesticides needed for cotton production. The consequences of this were terrible and even resulted in the Aral Sea drying up. The regime in Turkmenistan declared Ak Welsapar a 'public enemy', and the persecution that he faced began again, with redoubled force. There was a ban on publishing works written by him, whilst his published books were confiscated from bookstores and libraries, to be burnt. To avoid unjust imprisonment and the persecution of his family, Ak Welsapar eventually left Turkmenistan in 1993. He and his family have now been residents of Sweden since 1994, where he is a member of the Swedish Writers' Association. He has also been an honorary member of the International PEN-Club since 1993. Ak Welsapar writes in Russian, Turkmen and Swedish. Review copies are available upon request. Title: The Tale of Aypi Author: Ak Welsapar Publisher: Glagoslav Publications Language: English Translator: W.M. Coulson ISBN: 9781784379834 Extent: 168 pages Format: paperback, hardback, e-book (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Antonio - Week of 7/31/2016
by BWW - Jul 31, 2016

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Now Playing Onstage in San Antonio - Week of 7/24/2016
by BWW - Jul 24, 2016

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THE FITTING by Martin Lentz at South Camden Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2016

A FREE STAGED READING MONDAY EVENING, JULY 25, 7:00 Join South Camden Theatre Company's Board of Directors along with playwright Martin Lentz and director Dan Hickey as our actors read Martin's play, (more...)

VIDEO: Comedy Central Premieres New Series IDIOTSITTER Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

Even an Ivy League education won't prepare you for this: “Idiotsitter” premieres tonight, January 14 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central. (more...)

PEN America's WORLD VOICES Literary Festival to Proceed Without Israeli Government Support
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Human rights advocates have welcomed the decision by PEN America to hold PEN's annual World Voices literary festival without funding from the Israeli government. (more...)

BDIC Engages Gnosiis International; Will Be Appointing Abraham Summers as Chief Financial Officer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

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Jaws Of Love Shares New Single 'Love Me Like I'm Gone'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

]Kelcey Ayer - vocalist, pianist and one of the primary songwriters of Local Natives - recently announced Jaws of Love., his solo debut and the first side project from a member of the Los Angeles band. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Antonio - Week of 8/07/2016
by BWW - Aug 7, 2016

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BWW Review: GALILEO Worth Seeing at The Burbage Theatre Co.
by Larry O'Brien - Aug 30, 2017

The first time I saw GALILEO by Bertolt Brecht performed was thirty-five years ago at Trinity Rep. I remembered being blown away by the experience-the late great Richard Kneeland played the title role and Brecht's play put the conflict between science and dogma right on the table. I remember loving the idea that one person can be right and the rest of the world wrong. So now the Burbage Theatre Company in Providence is offering GALILEO directed by Vincent Petronio and I was curious to see if they could measure up and if the play held up. (more...)

Jaws of Love Shares New Single & Announces West Coast Dates
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Local Natives' songwriter, vocalist and pianist Kelcey Ayer unveils 'Hawaiian License Plates.' the third single taken from his upcoming debut album as Jaws of Love. (more...)

Epic Theatre Starts Season Six Under HOUSE ARREST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Epic Theatre Company is launching its new season with Anna Deavere Smith's politically evocative House Arrest:  A Search for American Character In and Around the White House, Past and Present.  The one-woman show has been transformed into a riveting ensemble piece featuring some of Rhode Island's finest actors. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Antonio - Week of 8/14/2016
by BWW - Aug 14, 2016

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See What's On this Month at the Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Avant Media's Tangets Series, NY No Limits Film Series, The CURRENT SESSIONS, and Spotlight On fest included the East Village venue's April programming. (more...)

Back to School! Comedy Central Premieres Season Two of IDIOTSITTER, Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

It's back to school for Comedy Central's most mischievous duo, Gene (Jillian Bell) and Billie (Charlotte Newhouse), as they return for season two of IDIOTSITTER premiering Today, April 6 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

The Playwrights Realm 10th Anniversary Writers Block Party Honors Anna Deveare Smith
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Playwrights Realm, led by Katherine Kovner, Founding Artistic Director, and Roberta Pereira, Producing Director, will celebrate its tenth anniversary with the annual Writers Block Party honoring Realm Board Member and award-winning playwright and actor, Anna Deavere Smith. (more...)

EVEN THE ODDS by Karen Firestone is Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Bibliomotion is thrilled to announce the launch of EVEN THE ODDS: Sensible Risk-Taking in Business, Investing, and Life by Karen Firestone (April 26, 2016). (more...)

WHITE RABBIT TALES, ENTERTAINING MR. SLOANE and More Coming Up This Spring at the wild project
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The wild project has just announced its current and upcoming spring lineup. Scroll down for details! (more...)

UCT Drama Presents New Works Season with Plays by Neil McCarthy and Philip Rademeyer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

After the success of 2015's Barney Simon Season, the UCT Drama Department will once again curate a season of plays from South Africa. The New Works Season sees senior students from the department take on two never-before-seen works by South African playwrights. (more...)

eSe Teatro & ACTLab to Premiere Rose Cano's BERNIE'S APT.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Se Teatro, in partnership with ACTLab, is thrilled to present Bernie's Apt.: a world premiere original work by Seattle playwright Rose Cano. (more...)

MDOC agents recognized for work with alcohol-involved offenders
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2017

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