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Dove Channel Announces Strategic Partnership with FamilyShare Network
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

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Ensemble Studio Theatre Sets 2016-17 Sloan Project and Youngblood Artists, Programming
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), along with EST's Youngblood and EST's Sloan Project, have announced new EST/Sloan commissions and EST/Youngblood members & programming for the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

The Lark to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Mexico/U.S. Playwright Exchange
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

The Lark has announced the 10th Anniversary celebration of the Mexico/United States Playwright Exchange. (more...)

Rococode Premieres Sensuous New Video for 'Is It Real' Exclusively at Earmilk
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Made up of Andrew Braun and Laura Smith, Vancouver's Rococode create hook-filled songs with lush synth textures and duet vocals, which fuse Braun's exploratory tendencies with Smith's razor-sharp pop sensibilities. (more...)

Alison Beatty Dance to Present WORLD PREMIERE (Untitled) and MURMURATION At City Centre
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Alison Cook Beatty Dance will perform a WORLD PREMIERE (Untitled) and MURMURATION featuring the music of Ottorino Respighi in an hour-long program. The performance will include one intermission and will be followed by a brief discussion with Artistic Director, Alison Cook-Beatty, and several of the dancers about the creative process. Charlotte Benjamin, a talented guitarist, will be featured throughout the evening. (more...)

Moscow Ballet Announces 25th Anniversary Tour of Great Russian Nutcracker Coast to Coast Across North America
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

The one and only Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker and classic Swan Lake celebrate 25 years of touring North America bringing world renowned Russian ballets and artists to audiences in cities and towns, large and small. The “2017 Peace and Puppets Tour” features Moscow Ballet's singular “Dove of Peace” character, created by 2 dancers moving as one bird, which opens Act II's “Land of Peace and Harmony.” (not the traditional “Land of Sweets”) This production also includes the use of small puppets in Act I's Party Scene and whimsical 10 foot tall puppets in Act II's Variations. The Moscow Ballet version of the 5 Variations represent the major heritages of the world: Hispanic, African, European, Asian and Slavic/Russian living in peace and harmony. (more...)

Breaking Glass Revives Beloved Children's Television Series MUSTARD PANCAKES
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2017

Breaking Glass Pictures has acquired World Rights to the award-winning children's series MUSTARD PANCAKES starring beloved children's entertainer Courtney Campbell. (more...)

Moscow Ballet's GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER Returning to Casper Events Center
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The one and only Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker will return to Casper on Thursday, December 7, 7:00 pm at Casper Events Center. Tickets are on sale now.  (more...)

Judi Mark to Bring I FEEL A SONG COMING ON to Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Fresh from a smashing sold-out debut at the Boca Black Box, Boca Raton, Florida, dancer-singer-entertainer Judi Mark is pleased to bring her new show, I Feel a Song Coming On to Don't Tell Mama! in the Big Apple. This latest one-woman crowd-pleaser is an intimate tribute to Old Broadway and Hollywood, chock-full of classic songs, shimmering dance, and narrative witty, wise and fun. (more...)

Cinedigm Expands Linear Channel Offerings with Dove KIDS, A 24/7 Programmed Children's Network
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

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VIDEO: Sneak Peek - BBC America's RIPPER STREET Returns for Final Season Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

BBC AMERICA's critically-acclaimed co-production, RIPPER STREET, returns for a fifth and final season with six episodes today, March 8 at 11/10c. (more...)

Dove Channel's First Original Series FRANKLY FARACI to Premiere 3/21
by TV News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Dove Channel, Cinedigm's (NASDAQ: CIDM) OTT family-friendly streaming service, announced today that episode one of its first original show, FRANKLY FARACI, is scheduled to go up on the service March 21st (more...)

Comedian Kevin McGahern Celebrates St. Patrick's Day on Premiere of Travel Channel's WEIRD AMERICA, 3/18
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

In WEIRD AMERICA premiering the day after St. Patrick's Day on Saturday, March 18 at 2:00 p.m. ET/PT, McGahern is finally getting his big chance to discover all the gloriously unique things about this nation. (more...)

VidAngel's TIM TIMMERMAN, HOPE OF AMERICA Finishes 2nd in Limited Release
by Movies News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Last weekend, VidAngel Studios offered its very first theatrical title in limited release, TIM TIMMERMAN, HOPE OF AMERICA. (more...)

VidAngel Studios TIM TIMMERMAN, HOPE OF AMERICA Nets 2nd Place Per Screen Average Finish Behind LOGAN in Limited Release
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

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33rd Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards Celebrates Global Writers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Author Services, Inc. and Galaxy Press will present The 33rd Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards celebrating the winners of the Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contests, honoring 12 writers and 12 illustrators from around the world in the genres of Science Fiction and Fantasy. (more...)

Dove Channel's First Original Series FRANKLY FARACI to Premiere Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Dove Channel, Cinedigm's (NASDAQ: CIDM) OTT family-friendly streaming service, announced today that episode one of its first original show, FRANKLY FARACI, is scheduled to go up on the service March 21st (more...)

Teaser Video: Dove Channel Premieres New Series FRANKLY FARACI, Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Dove Channel, Cinedigm's OTT family-friendly streaming service, announced last week that episode one of its first original show, FRANKLY FARACI, is scheduled to go up on the service March 21st (more...)

Comedian Kevin McGahern Celebrates St. Patrick's Day on Premiere of Travel Channel's WEIRD AMERICA, Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2017

In WEIRD AMERICA premiering the day after St. Patrick's Day today, March 18 at 2:00 p.m. ET/PT, McGahern is finally getting his big chance to discover all the gloriously unique things about this nation. (more...)

Teaser Video: Dove Channel Premieres New Series FRANKLY FARACI, 3/21
by TV News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Dove Channel, Cinedigm's OTT family-friendly streaming service, announced last week that episode one of its first original show, FRANKLY FARACI, is scheduled to go up on the service March 21st (more...)

The Dove & The Wolf Share 'Motion Sickness' from Forthcoming EP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

On March 24, The French-born, Philadelphia-based duo The Dove & The Wolf will re-release their 2016 EP I Don't Know What To Feel with two new and unreleased tracks. The band has signed with Oxford, Mississippi's Fat Possum Records for the release of the EP, which will now be available on vinyl for the first time. (more...)

'New Life' Now Available on DVD and Digital
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

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TREVOR the Musical Gearing Up for World Premiere at Chicago's Writers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

As previously announced, Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, opens its 2017/18 season with the World Premiere of TREVOR the musical. (more...)

Beloved Children's TV Series MUSTARD PANCAKES Now Available
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The award-winning children's series MUSTARD PANCAKES starring beloved children's entertainer Courtney Campbell is now live on Amazon Prime and Amazon Instant! All 13 episodes of the first season are now available to stream with your Amazon Prime subscription. (more...)

Gettysburg Community Theatre presents CIVIL WAR VOICES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Gettysburg Community Theatre, the non-profit 501c3 organization located in the original Elks Lodge building at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in historic downtown Gettysburg, will present Civil War Voices weekends July 14-30, 2017. (more...)

David Scala's AMONG THE FURIES to Premiere at New York Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

AMONG THE FURIES, written by David Scala, an award-winning filmmaker making his playwriting debut, will have its World Premiere at the New York Theatre Festival. (more...)

PURE COUNTRY: PURE HEART Available On DVD, Blu-Ray Combo Pack & Digital HD Today
by Movies News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Kick up your boots and get ready to sing your heart out as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and WWE® Studios bring you a touching, tune-filled All-American tale of family in Pure Country: Pure Heart today, August 1. Featuring country music icon Willie Nelson, Tony Award nominee Laura Bell Bundy, WWE Legend Shawn Michaels in a feature-length film filled with both new and popular songs, Pure Country: Pure Heart is priced to own on DVD ($18.94 SRP), Blu-ray Combo Pack ($24.98 SRP) and Digital ($19.99 SRP). The DVD and Blu-ray Combo Pack are available exclusively at Walmart. (more...)

Bill Nelson's 'Chance Encounters In The Garden Of Lights' 2CD Remastered & Expanded Edition Now Out
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Esoteric Recordings' imprint Cocteau Discs, dedicated to the work of BILL NELSON, are proud to announce the release of a deluxe 2 disc digipak limited edition of the classic collection “Chance Encounters in the Garden of Lights.” (more...)

Kent Tritle's 2017-18 Season Features World Premieres of Moravec, Ranjbaran, Sirota and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

???????As the summer ends and the fall 2017 concert season comes into view, Kent Tritle will be found playing an organ recital at Himmerod Abbey, a Cistercian monastery in Grosslittgen, Germany. From there, it is off and running - the 2017-18 season for "New York's foremost choral conductor" (The New Yorker) is highlighted by the world premieres of two works with the Oratorio Society of New York, Sanctuary Road, an oratorio about the Underground Railroad by Paul Moravec, libretto by Mark Campbell, commissioned by the OSNY, and Behzad Ranjbaran's We Are One; concerts with the Cathedral Choir of St. John the Divine including a program celebrating the immigrant history of New York in collaboration with early/world music group Rose of the Compass that includes the world premiere of a commissioned work by Robert Sirota, and a program of Kodaly, Stravinsky, and Part's Miserere; programs of repertoire ranging from Gregorian chant to Morton Lauridsen with Musica Sacra; and Bach's St. John Passion with ensembles and soloists from the Manhattan School of Music. (more...)

Newsboys and Friends Rev Up for Big Church Night Out Tour This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Ever wanted to go to church with your favorite Christian artists? The Big Church Night Out Tour is not your typical tour! It's going to be a time of meaningful worship that also will include fun for the whole family and church groups, entertainment, great music and more! (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company Presents AH, WILDERNESS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

'The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayam!'  That's the best of all!  'A jug of wine, a loaf of bread, and thou beside me singing in the wilderness,' announces seventeen-year old Richard, defending his choice of literature to his parents. His letters to seventeen-year-old Muriel contain quotes from Khayam and Swinburne. (more...)

Dove Channel Launches New Original Talk Show, #FranklyFaraci
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Dove Channel Launches New Original Talk Show, #FranklyFaraci, with The Resurrection of Gavin Stone Actors Brett Dalton, Anjelah Johnson Talking Faith and Comedy in Exclusive Teaser Episode . (more...)

Sony Animation Announces Details & Release Date for Lin-Manuel Miranda's VIVO
by Movies News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the award-winning (Emmy, Tony, Grammy, Olivier, Pulitzer Prize and MacArthur 'Genius Grant' recipient) creative force behind the groundbreaking Broadway musical HAMILTON, writes new songs for this musical animated feature. (more...)

Animated Film BUNYAN & BABA Released Exclusively for FREE Today on Google Play
by TV News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Today, Google Play released the feature-length animated family film BUNYAN & BABA today in the US and Canada. (more...)

Animated Film BUNYAN & BABE Debuts Exclusively on Google Play on Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Bunyan & Babe, an animated film that is a modern take on the American folk story of the legendary lumberjack and his pet blue ox, features the voice talents of John Goodman, Kelsey Grammer, Jeff Foxworthy, Mark Hamill and YouTube star Johnny Orlando. (more...)

Vaudeville in Vogue Again! The McCallum Theatre Presents Second Edition of A TRIBUTE TO THE FOLLIES
by David Green - Feb 27, 2017

From the legendary Folies Bergere to the Ziegfeld Follies of Broadway to the Fabulous Palm Springs Follies, the theatrical revue has been a staple of entertainment for well over 100 years. The McCallum pays tribute to these wonderful performers with its own Vaudeville variety show. The McCallum's Second Annual Tribute to the Follies stars John Davidson and Ann Hampton Callaway, and features The Olate Dogs, David & Dania, Mark Schiff, Henrik Bothe, and the Follies Dancers and Follies Orchestra. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - BBC America's RIPPER STREET Returns for Final Season 3/8
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

BBC AMERICA's critically-acclaimed co-production, RIPPER STREET, returns for a fifth and final season with six episodes on Wednesday, March 8 at 11/10c. (more...)

Keen Company Announces the Participants in the 2017 Keen Playwrights Lab
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Each season, the Keen Playwrights Lab brings together three mid-career playwrights to develop new full-length plays inspired by Keen Company's mission. Under the leadership of Jeremy Stoller, Keen's Director of New Work, writers meet throughout the year to create new plays that provoke identification, reflection, and emotional connection. The Playwrights Lab culminates with a reading of each new play in the spring, attended by the Keen community, the theater industry, and the general public. Keen's fourth season of the Playwrights Lab will allow Julia Jordan, Andrea Thome and Stefanie Zadravec to develop new plays. (more...)

Brooklyn Transplant to Bring New Vision to Visual Arts Center of NJ Programs
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey recently welcomed a new Director of Education & Community Engagement, Sarah Walko. (more...)

Animated Film BUNYAN & BABE Debuts Exclusively on Google Play on 1/12
by Movies News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Bunyan & Babe, an animated film that is a modern take on the American folk story of the legendary lumberjack and his pet blue ox, features the voice talents of John Goodman, Kelsey Grammer, Jeff Foxworthy, Mark Hamill and YouTube star Johnny Orlando. (more...)

BWW Review: Moscow Ballet's NUTCRACKER Brims With Tradition, Grace, and Delight
by Perry Tannenbaum - Dec 15, 2016

Now in its 24th annual North American tour with traditional Russian favorites, the Moscow Ballet is a massive enterprise to contemplate. The Central tour that played Charlotte - one of three concurrent tours - wowed the audience with grace, delight, and athleticism. (more...)

Kirk Franklin, Travis Greene, Fred Hammond, Donnie McClurkin, William Murphy Nominated for 2017 Dove Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

RCA Inspiration is elated to receive 9 nominations for the upcoming 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards, with hit releases from five artists being recognized in six categories among the nominations unveiled today.  A celebration of every style of Christian/Gospel music under one roof, this year's GMA Dove Awards nominations honor the outstanding work from chart-toppers Kirk Franklin (Fo Yo Soul/RCA), Travis Greene, Fred Hammond, Donnie McClurkin, and William Murphy spanning Contemporary Gospel, Traditional Gospel, and Urban Worship categories, as well as top categories including a Songwriter of the Year nomination and two nods for Gospel Artist of the Year.  Additionally, Franklin receives a nomination in Contemporary Gospel/Urban Album of the Year as a producer on Tamela Mann's project.      (more...)

Cinedigm Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2018 Financial Results
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

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STL Opera Collective presents TESLA'S PIGEON and TO HELL AND BACK, 9/8 & 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

STL Opera Collective is thrilled to present the St. Louis premiere of Tesla's Pigeon by Melissa Dunphy and To Hell and Back by Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer on September 8 & 9, 2017 at 7:30pm at the Kranzberg Arts Center Studio Theater, 501 N Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63103. Tickets are $18 and are available at 314-545-1111 or at www.metrotix.com. (more...)

Cast of Hit Sketch Comedy Show "Studio C" Opens Up for the First Time on Dove Channel's "Frankly Faraci"
by TV News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

The third episode of The Dove Channel's first original series, Frankly Faraci, features a never-before-seen interview with cast members of the popular sketch comedy TV show Studio C. Hosted by journalist Matthew Faraci, Frankly Faraci provides viewers with an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at high-profile figures in entertainment, music, sports, business, and politics who are doing good things in the world. (more...)

Jake Marley of Garden Grove, CA and Michael Michera of Pabianice, Poland Name Grand Prize Winners of 'Dreamers and Dragons'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

JAKE MARLEY, a writer from Garden Grove, CA and MICHAEL MICHERA, an illustrator from Pabianice, Poland were announced as the Grand Prize Winners of 'Dreamers and Dragons,' at the The 33rd Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards for Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contests in Science Fiction and Fantasy held at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles, CA, presented by Author Services, Inc. and Galaxy Press on Sunday evening, April 2, 2017. (more...)

Karen Pittman to Lead Dominique Morisseau's PIPELINE at Lincoln Center Theater; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Tasha Lawrence, Morocco Omari, Karen Pittman, Namir Smallwood, Jaime Lincoln Smith, and Heather Velazquez will be featured in its upcoming production of PIPELINE, a new play by Dominique Morisseau, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, which begins performances Thursday, June 15 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street).  Opening night is Monday, July 10. (more...)

Moscow Ballet's GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER to Dance Into the Fabulous Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The one and only Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker returns to St Louis' Fabulous Fox Theatre Saturday, December 23, 3:00pm matinee and 7:00pm. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 21. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Friday for Miel San Marcos at Madison Square Garden
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The Madison Square Garden Company and Metropolitan Entertainment have announced that Latin worship band Miel San Marcos will perform at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 8:00PM. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, April 21 at 10:00AM. (more...)

Cinedigm Signs Agreement with Verizon Digital Media Services to Power Linear Stream Distribution
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

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