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BWW Review: DISNEY'S NEWSIES, in it's Area Premiere, Makes for a Very Pleasant Evening of Theater at Porthouse Theatre
by Roy Berko - Jul 31, 2017

'Newsies' is the Disney produced musical that was inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in which a group of ragtag ruffian youth, who were the breadwinners for their impoverished immigrant families, stood up to the powerful Joseph Pulitzer, the owner of New York's major newspaper. The show is now on stage at Porthouse Theatre, in its area premiere, on the grounds of Blossom Center. (more...)

THE RIDE Celebrates Eighth Season of Triumph
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

On Monday, October 2, 2017, THE RIDE'S Award-Winning CEO/CCO and Author/Director, RICHARD HUMPHREY, will inaugurate his eighth Season of Triumph on the streets of New York while simultaneously celebrating the sixth-month sold-out anniversary of his ground-breaking virtual-reality-driven DOWNTOWN EXPERIENCE powered by The Ride. (more...)

ZIPPERZ Recording, Featuring Manoel Felciano and Robin Coomer, Out This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Ghostlight Records will release the World Premiere Recording of ZIPPERZ in physical, digital and streaming formats on Friday, August 4. (more...)

Alexa Friedman Releases Dystopian Steampunk Inspired Music Video for 'Enraptured'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Alexa Friedman isn't your average aspirational pop star. While most young artists want to sing and dance, they ultimately can't get past their own youthfulness and inexperience. (more...)

Skydance Media Names Directors Vicky Jenson & Alessandro Carloni to First Two Animated Feature Films
by Movies News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Skydance Media has taken a significant step in the formation of its animation business by securing award-winning directors for its first two animated feature films. (more...)

Just For Laughs ComedyPRO Announces 2017 Pitch Competition Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Two animated series caught the attention of the judges at the 2017 Just For Laughs pitch competition, this year composed of two separate programs - the CBC Comedy Originals Pitch Program and Stand Up 'N Pitch. In all, four projects were selected as part of this year's competition. (more...)

BWW Review: Tension-Filled, Tempestuous OTHELLO at TAM
by Carla Maria Verdino-SŁllwold - Jul 31, 2017

In a spare, tautly sculpted performance of Shakespeare's classic tragedy of deceit and jealousy, The Theater at Monmouth's offers a gripping, tension-filled and tempestuous account of Shakespeare's Othello. Staged in simple contemporary dress with a strong cast, the production bears witness to the timelessness of the tale. (more...)

BWW Review: Pony World's Collaborative AMERICAN ARCHIPELAGO is Bizarre, and Works as a Comedy
by Amelia Reynolds - Jul 30, 2017

Pony World's world premiere 'American Archipelago' is a collaborative examination of American culture and values. Written by Holly Arsenault, Kelleen C. Blanchard, Tre Calhoun, Vincent Delaney, Brendan Healy, Maggie Lee, Sara Porkalob, and Seayoung Yim, 'American Archipelago' feels more like an incubator than a melting pot. Eight folks from different communities live side-by-side in a semi-symbolic neighborhood called 'The United States of America.' While this campy fever-dream succeeds as a black comedy, what's missing from this conceptual piece is a fresh concept. (more...)

London Based Three Piece Flawes Return with Brand New Single 'Blank Dice'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

London via Yorkshire band FLAWES reveal their new single 'Blank Dice' via Red Bull Records. It's the second track from their upcoming EP due for release this Autumn. (more...)


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The FRINGE-y 5: ERIC BUTLER'S Excellent Adventures on the Fringe
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 28, 2017

It's the most wonderful time of the year for Nashville's theater community: 2017 Sideshow Fringe Festival opened last with #ThrowbackThursdayLive! and continues for two weeks in venues all over town, offering all manner of entertaining and intriguing art to satisfy even the most discerning theater-goer. Among the upcoming events is Eric Butler's The Intoxicated Travels of the Reverend Piano Man, featuring an all-star cast accompanied by live music from WT Davidson and Kevin Madill, on August 4 at 8:30 p.m. at the Darkhorse Theater. (more...)

BWW Review: Players By The Sea's AMERICAN IDIOT Is Needed and Important
by Heather Vollman - Jul 28, 2017

Theatre inspires. Incorporated as a viral hashtag during the 2017 Tony season, complete with a Facebook frame that many in the theatre industry have made their permanent statement, the arts community has touted the power of theatre to inspire everyone, if we allow it. But what does it inspire? Theatre inspires change. Theatre inspires growth. Theatre inspires community. Theatre inspires conversation. The list goes on. When a community comes together to tell a story about the entangled lives of three young friends who choose three different paths through the lens of an iconic rock album, theatre inspires understanding. To understand, though, you have to see it. Forget whatever plans you have this weekend or next: if you seek to understand those around you, specifically a younger generation, you must, MUST, get tickets right now to AMERICAN IDIOT at Players By The Sea. (more...)

New and Noteworthy around NYC
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 28, 2017

There's a lot of great news on the New York City restaurant scene. There are openings all around the town that includes inventive dining concepts with some of the city's top culinary talents. Check out what's new and noteworthy that we recommend for our readers. (more...)

Girl Crush Debuts Music Video for New Single 'Anything For You'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Acclaimed pop singer/songwriter Girl Crush takes on a superhero persona in the colorful animated music video debuting this week for her new single ¬ďAnything for You,¬Ē which is now available. (more...)

David Crosby, Craig Finn, Poco & More On-Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces singer-songwriter and social justice activist David Crosby on tour with his latest solo album, Craig Finn (of the Hold Steady) with John K. Samson (of the Weakerthans) and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, August 10 at noon at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Rocks and Rolls at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO presents the rock 'n roll hit MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET for the first time, August 8 - 13 at the Benedum Center. (more...)

The Soap Factory Presents COMMON ROOM, THE NEIGHBORHOOD MIXTAPE TOUR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

The Neighborhood Mixed Tape Tour takes The Concept of the classic mix tape, which channels feelings and ideas through curated musical playlists, and applies this mode of communication to paint an audio-portrait of Minneapolis neighborhoods' character and characteristics. (more...)

Sevatec Achieves ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 and 27001:2013 Re-Certification
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

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Kendra Erika Ranks #6 on Billboard Dance Chart for 'Under My Skin'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

After releasing ¬ďUnder My Skin¬Ē in Spring 2017, Kendra Erika Visionary deep house/pop singer-songwriter has reached #6 on the Billboard Dance Club chart with the alluring blend of smooth vocals, poignant lyrics and fresh, playful but precise production, making up a diverse yet consistent and edgy sound. (more...)

The Big 'Ol Nasty Getdown Announces VOLUME II feat. Earth Wind & Fire & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Woven with the threads of funk, soul, gospel, blues and rock -- and executed by some of the industry's most recognizeable, world-renowned and beloved players -- Los Angeles-based The Big Ol' Nasty Getdown announces another superstar jam session, Volume II, available everywhere on October 27, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Felicia Madison Hosts Comedy for a Cause Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2017

Felicia decided to use the gift of her laughter to put her Laughing Lunches to good use by joining forces with a Charity. This one is near and dear to her, as one of her best friends' daughter s has Juvenile Diabetes.  She says, 'Laughter can cure many ailments, but not juvenile diabetes...until now!'  (more...)

Ping An Technology visits the US and attends Microsoft's Hackathon for first time
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2017

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Netflix Announces First Chinese-Language Original Series BARDO
by TV News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Netflix Inc., the world's leading Internet television network, today announced the first Chinese language Netflix original series from Taiwan: BARDO. The eight-episode series is a jailbreak thriller with a karmic dimension, and it will be available to all Netflix members around the world at the same time. (more...)

Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Documentary IT WAS 50 YEARS AGO TODAY! Out on DVD & VOD 9/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Following its theatrical release in the UK, Beatles Sgt. Pepper's documentary IT WAS 50 YEARS AGO TODAY! is set for U.S release on September 8th on DVD & VOD. (more...)

Dialogue with Three Chords to Kick Off 7th Season with THE APOCALYPSE SURVIVORS CLUB
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Dialogue with Three Chords (D3C) will kick off their seventh season of indie theatre in Greenwich Village with THE APOCALYPSE SURVIVORS CLUB, written by Stephen Gracia and directed by Michael LoPorto. (more...)

Amfil Technologies Inc. Discusses the Plan & Status for the Franchising of the Snakes & Lattes Inc. Subsidiary and the Expansion of the Game Publishing Division
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

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Ebix Expands Presence in International Remittance Sector with Acquisition of YouFirst Money Express Private Limited
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

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Ultra Worldwide's Resistance to Run Events Across 11 Countries
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Having already taken over Ibiza earlier this summer, making a 'spectacular debut' [Essential Ibiza], with an exclusive eight-week residency at Privilege, while preserving the 'raw underground vibe of the venue' [Mixmag], RESISTANCE, Ultra Worldwide's ever-growing house and techno arm, announces monumental plans for this fall. (more...)

New Novel, Nathan's Fate, Inspired by a Soldier's Letter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

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BWW Interview: Becky Castells of BILLY ELLIOT at Actors' Repertory Theatre Of Simi
by Cary Ginell - Aug 18, 2017

Choreographer Becky Castells talks with VC On Stage about working with children and eleven-year-old dance whiz Marcello Silva in the Actors' Repertory Theatre of Simi's production of 'Billy Elliot The Musical' (more...)

WICKET, A New Dad's Garage Musical, Revises Classic Star Wars Tale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

In our latest scripted show Wicket, we take the classic Star Wars tale, and retell it from the Ewoks' perspective. Taking The Concept of a revisionist history of a classic tale (similar to Wicked telling another side of the story of The Wizard of Oz), Wicket provides a completely new interpretation of what was going on in Star Wars. If you've ever wondered "Where did Ewoks come from?" or "How can they be so cute but also so deadly?" or "How does a primitive teddy bear society have the ability to seamlessly use advanced technology with absolutely no training?" … Wicket will answer all!  Prepare for the cutest, cuddliest and deadliest creatures as they sing and dance to share their story of what was really going on in the Galactic Federation. (more...)

IO Corp Announces Partnership with Nutanix as Authorized Reseller
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

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Blanton Acquires Trove of Leon Polk Smith
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Director Simone Wicha of the Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin has announced that the museum has received a gift of seven works by the seminal American abstract painter Leon Polk Smith (1906¬Ė1996). The works come to the museum from the Leon Polk Smith Foundation and longtime Austin philanthropists Jeanne and Michael Klein. (more...)

Juana la Iguana to Debut New Musical THE MYSTERY OF MUSICAL NOTES at Miami Children's Museum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Juana la Iguana, an entertainment and learning platform that instills educational and global values to children in Spanish and English, has announced that it was selected by the prestigious Miami Children's Museum to debut its new musical, The Mystery of Musical Notes. (more...)

Announcing the Release of 'The Glories of Aging' by Faith Strong
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

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Wired For Success: Attorney Laura Anthony Talks Virtual Rainmaking, LawCast and the Podcast Renaissance
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

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BWW Review: Gravity Players Highlight Humanity in THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT
by Audrey Morabito - Aug 14, 2017

On Friday night The Gravity Players opened a courtroom comedy and exploration of faith, THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT, to a lively audience. Set in the Court of Purgatory, a place of redemption and a 'waiting list' between Heaven and Hell, the audience was to witness trials regarding sinners' placement in Purgatory, as many desired to appeal their judgment to move on to Heaven. Judge Littlefield, played by Paul Menzel, demands Bailiff (Philip Hays) to call the cases, 'God and the Kingdom of Heaven and Earth versus Thorseen the Implacable', 'God and the Kingdom of Heaven and Earth versus Benedict Arnold', and finally 'God and the Kingdom of Heaven and Earth versus Judas Iscariot'. (more...)

DREAMSTATES Film, Misty Copeland Ballet Class, Story Slam and More Set for Harlem Stage's Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Harlem Stage is back with another amazing season featuring a range of Music, Film, Spoken Word, Dance and the return of their successful Dinner/Discussion series, WaterWorks at 10: Visionary Artists and Transformative Art. Harlem Stage will launch the Fall 2017 season with their first ever Open House. (more...)

BWW Review: New Cast Members Add New Dynamics To A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2
by Michael Dale - Aug 13, 2017

When this reviewer first critiqued Lucas Hnath's clever and intriguing A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2, he envisioned much discussion being provoked over the fact that a new Broadway play that debates issues regarding a woman's fight against institutionalized sexism was written and directed by men. (more...)

Kansas City Actors Theatre Announces Cast and Creatives for AND THEN THERE WERE NONE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Kansas City Actors Theatre has completed casting for their production of Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None", the opening show of their thirteenth season. The production will be directed by John Rensenhouse and will star Robert Gibby Brand, Greg Butell, Scott Cordes, Kyle Dyck, Bonnie Griffin, Manon Halliburton, Ellen Kirk, Victor Raider-Wexler, Matt Rapport, Matt Schwader, and Peter Zazzali. The production team includes Mark Exline (scenic designer), Kevin Seiss (properties designer), Sarah Oliver (costumer designer), Shane Rowse (lighting designer), Jonathan Robertson (sound designer), and Kyle Dyck (technical director). (more...)

WNO to Open New Season with AIDA, Featuring RETNA and Jessica Lang Dance
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Washington National Opera (WNO) opens its 2017-2018 season with a new production of Verdi's grand Egyptian epic Aida, September 9-23, 2017, in the Kennedy Center Opera House. (more...)

YBCA Debuts New Performing Arts Festival TRANSFORM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) invites the community to be inspired and provoked by Transform, its new signature performance festival-a two-week celebration of the power of ideas. (more...)

dreamthinkspeak to Bring ONE DAY, MAYBE to Hull City Centre This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

ONE DAY, MAYBE, the latest show from site responsive theatre company dreamthinkspeak, takes place in a multi-storey office complex in Hull City Centre. The journey begins after you buy your ticket. (more...)

Quantum Theatre and En Garde Arts to Present World Premiere of RED HILLS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Quantum Theatre and En Garde Arts are presenting the World Premiere of Red Hills by Sean Christopher Lewis in Pittsburgh's Strip District from August 18th - September 10th. (more...)

BWW Feature: 26TH ANNUAL SEASON ANNOUNCED at Kravis Center For The Performing Arts
by John Lariviere - Aug 10, 2017

KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Announces 26th Annual Season of Spectacular Concerts, Blockbuster Performances and Smash Hits from Broadway (more...)

Carletta the Great Presents A SHOWGIRL: DECONSTRUCTED at Melbourne Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Neo burlesque showgirl, performance artist, and theatre designer, Carletta The Great, dissects her glittery world and serves it up like any self-obsessed 'Melbournian' wanting a new take on an old theme¬Ö 'deconstructed!' Laid out on a platter of delightfully surreal madness for you to put the pieces back together. (more...)

Pig Iron Theatre Company to Premiere A PERIOD OF ANIMATE EXISTENCE at Philadelphia Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Pig Iron Theatre Company, the internationally acclaimed, Philadelphia-based organization, has announced that the world premiere of its ambitious, timely production A Period of Animate Existence will take place September 22-24 at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Pennsylvania in the 2017 Fringe Festival, co-presented by FringeArts and Annenberg Center Live. (more...)

August is National Sales Enablement Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

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Fluent Home Expands Successful Dealership Program Into the US
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

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Global Robotic Cutting, Deburring, and Finishing Market - Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts to 2021 - Emerging Need for IoT-enabled Robots to Support Industry 4.0 - Rese
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

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