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Grammy-Nominated Saxophonist Dave Koz Releases New Christmas Album, Announces Christmas Tour And Teams Up With Salvation Army To Donate Proceeds To Provide Service To LGB
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2017

LOS ANGELES, Sept.8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ After twenty years of sold out Christmas tours and five celebrated holiday albums within as many years, saxophonist Dave Koz has done his share and then some to help to make the season bright. This year he has reassembled his original holiday lineup pianist David Benoit, trumpeter Rick Braun and acoustic guitarist Peter White for the making of Dave Koz and Friends 20 th Anniversary Christmas, an album that features brand new recordings of classic Christmas songs. (more...)

Author of HOPE to Donate 100% of September Book Sales to Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey Relief
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

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Revenge Comedy F*CK M*RRY K*LL to Make World Premiere Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Less Than Rent Theatre announced today their upcoming world premiere production of F*CK M*RRY K*LL (FMK), a Jacobean revenge comedy set in suburban Connecticut, written by James Presson and directed by Sash Bischoff. (more...)

Gary Numan Releases Politically Charged Album 'Savage'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The iconic and highly influential Gary Numan today released his 22nd studio album Savage (Songs From A Broken World) via BMG. Coming almost four years after his album Splinter (Songs From A Broken Mind) earned the best reviews of his career and his highest chart-placing in 20 years, Savage (Songs From A Broken World) is available now physically and digitally (more...)

Museum of Jewish Heritage Kicks Off 20th Anniversary This Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Scroll down for details of happenings this week at The Museum Of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust! (more...)

Pegi Young & The Survivors Set Out on Next Leg of National Tour in Support of New Album
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Earlier this year, Pegi Young & The Survivors released Raw, a moving collection of songs about love, loss and forgiveness. (more...)

BWW Review: Mad Horse Finishes Season with Dark, Apocalyptic Comedy
by Carla Maria Verdino-SŁllwold - May 8, 2017

Mad Horse Theatre's 2018 has certainly pushed the envelope in repertoire choices, fearlessly programming provocative, often dark, edgy, but always intensely human plays. Its last selection of the season, Anne Washburn's 2012 Mr. Burns, A Post Electric Play, coming on the heels of The Nether and The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, brings this adventurous season to a stirring conclusion. (more...)

Samantha Hill, Jeremy Morse and More Set for Staged Readings of F*CK MARRY KILL
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Less Than Rent Theatre announced today that FUCK MARRY KILL (FMK), a Jacobean revenge comedy set in suburban Connecticut, would perform readings open to industry professionals on May 22nd and 23rd. The play was written by James Presson and will be directed by Sash Bischoff. It was previously developed at the Lincoln Center Lab. (more...)

RWJ Hamilton and Roxey Ballet's WE VS. C to Put the Spotlight on Breast Cancer Survivors
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Now, almost 20 years since her initial diagnosis, Colabella continues to fight for her life while giving back to the people and institutions that helped save her life: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton's cancer care program, the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Hamilton. Her story is one that will be told through Project WE vs. C, a weekend of stunning performances led by Roxey Ballet and a fundraising event June 3 and 4, timed to coincide with National Cancer Survivors Day. (more...)

Lara Trump, President's Daughter-in-Law, to Speak at Beagle Freedom Project's 3rd Annual Red, White & Beagle Fundraiser on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, and Help Raise Awaren
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

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BWW Review: SPILL ZONE by Scott Westerfeld & Alex Puvilland
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - May 16, 2017

Scott Westerfeld is the New York Times Best Selling Author of several YA novels, including the popular Uglies series. All of his books are wildly different from one another, yet all have a slant of sci-fi and the unexplainable in them. His new release, SPILL ZONE, is unique in many ways. (more...)

Lyric Hammersmith Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith has announced its new season running May 2017 to January 2018 including three major new productions: a UK premiere, a new adaptation of a classic and the return of the now traditional Lyric pantomime. (more...)

THROUGH THE DARKNESS Offers Powerful Holocaust Testimonials at The Workshop Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

'Through the Darkness' by Alan C. Breindel recounts the unimaginable journeys and true stories of four courageous men and women who left everything behind, including their loved ones, so that they might stay one step ahead of the Holocaust.  (more...)

Scoop: THE 100 on THE CW - Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Get all the scoop on THE 100, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, March 22, 2017! (more...)

Museum Experience Zone 2 Returns Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The Museum Experience, April 29 from 11 to 4pm, showcases some of Houston Museum District's most diverse institutions. (more...)

International Festival of Arts & Ideas Announces 2017 Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas today announced complete details for Festival 2017, which will begin on June 3 and continues for three weeks through June 24 in New Haven, Connecticut.  (more...)

Scoop: THE 100 on THE CW - Today, March 22, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE 100, airing on THE CW today, March 22, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: THE 100 on THE CW - Today, March 15, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

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The CW Greenlights Fifth Season of Acclaimed Sci-Fi Drama THE 100
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The CW Network has renewed its acclaimed hit sci-fi drama THE 100 for the 2017-18 season, it was announced today by Mark Pedowitz, President, The CW. (more...)

BWW Review: MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY at UCSB Department Of Theater And Dance
by Maggie Yates - Mar 10, 2017

In the UCSB Department of Theatre and Dance's production of Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play, The Simpsons is not only significant, it's a currency that determines characters' livelihoods--and potentially their survival. Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play, written by Anne Washburn and directed by Tom Whitaker, shows a glimpse of a future post-nuclear disaster, when electricity is an almost-extinct amenity. The play shows how The Survivors of the disaster rebuild culture in an astonishing, yet inevitable, way. (more...)

Scoop: THE 100 on THE CW - Today, March 1, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE 100, airing on THE CW today, March 1, 2017! (more...)

Photo Flash: American Society for Yad Vashem Gala Honors KISS Co-Founder Gene Simmons and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

American Society for Yad Vashem, the organization dedicated to advancing Yad Vashem, The World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Jerusalem and The Jewish Life Foundation, which funds the creation of Jewish-themed cultural and educational programs on Jewish Life Television (JLTV) hosted their fourth annual benefit gala, Salute to Hollywood,  June 14, 2017 at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills.  Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Casting Announced for THE SEAGULL at Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces further casting for Simon Stephens's new version of Anton Chekhov's highly renowned play, The Seagull, directed by Artistic Director Sean Holmes. (more...)

Breaking Glass Enters Hell's BASEMENT in Supernatural Horror Out this September
by Movies News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Breaking Glass Pictures has acquired North American rights to the Hungarian occultist horror feature THE BASEMENT. Breaking Glass acquired North American rights to the film in June in a deal negotiated between Breaking Glass CEO Rich Wolff and Galen Christy of High Octane Pictures. The film will be released on DVD/VOD on September 5, 2017. (more...)

Transgender Legal Observes One-Year Memorial of Pulse Nightclub Tragedy
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund joins millions of advocates across the world in honoring the 49 precious souls taken in a heinous act of violence one year ago today at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. (more...)

Chicago Theater Bike Ride to Celebrate Theater Community at Foster Beach
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

The Third Annual Chicago Theater Bike Ride: Love Hard, a 501(c)(3) organization, will benefit The Actors Fund, a nationwide human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment (www.actorsfund.org), and TheEmergency Aid Fund, which has assisted community members with funeral and apartment fire expenses with proceeds from the first two Rides. (more...)

Gary Numan Releases Video for 'My Name Is Ruin' Off New Album 'Savage'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Coming almost four years after his album Splinter (Songs From A Broken Mind) earned the best reviews of his career and his highest chart-placing in 20 years, the iconic and highly influential Gary Numan will release his 22nd album Savage (more...)

ABC News Premieres Original Documentary SURVIVING THE INFERNO: ESCAPING FRENFELL TOWER, Today
by TV News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Centered on the devastating fire that engulfed London's Grenfell Tower and killed at least 80 people nearly one month ago, the 26-minute documentary will be distributed on digital platforms and feature testimonials from survivors who escaped the building's flames and eyewitnesses who were in contact with victims inside the apartment complex. (more...)

Scoop: THE 100 on THE CW - Wednesday, March 15, 2017
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Get all the scoop on THE 100, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, March 15, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: ANIMALS on HBO - March Episodes
by TV Scoop - Feb 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on ANIMALS on HBO - March Episodes (more...)

Scoop: THE 100 on THE CW - Today, February 22, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE 100, airing on THE CW today, February 22, 2017! (more...)

Pegi Young Announces New Album 'Raw', Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Pegi Young is preparing for the launch of her fifth album, aptly titled Raw. The collection will be available February 17th via Baltimore Thrush Records. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for THE SEAGULL at Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces full casting for Simon Stephens's new version of Anton Chekhov's highly renowned play, The Seagull, directed by Artistic Director Sean Holmes. (more...)

Gary Numan Releases New Song 'What God Intended' from New Album
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

The iconic and highly influential Gary Numan has just released the new song 'What God Intended' from his forthcoming 22nd album Savage (Songs From A Broken World). (more...)

Scoop: METROFOCUS - Thursday, August 3, 2017
by TV Scoop - Aug 3, 2017

Get all the scoop on METROFOCUS on Thursday, August 3, 2017! (more...)

Gary Numan Releases New Song 'And It All Began With You;' Tour Dates Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

The iconic and highly influential Gary Numan today shared new song 'And It All Began With You' from his forthcoming 22nd album Savage (Songs From A Broken World). (more...)

Wreckage from the USS Indianapolis Located in the Philippine Sea 72 Years after It Was Torpedoed and Sunk During Final Days of World War II
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2017

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3rd Chicago Theater Bike Ride Benefits Actors' Fund
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2017

The Third Annual Chicago Theater Bike Ride: Love Hard, a 501(c)(3) organization, will benefit The Actors Fund, a nationwide human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment (www.actorsfund.org), and The Emergency Aid Fund, which has assisted community members with funeral and apartment fire expenses with proceeds from the first two Rides. (more...)

Three Houston Area Museums Team for Screening of OLYMPIC PRIDE, AMERICAN PREJUDICE Film
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Houston Museum of African American Culture, Holocaust Museum Houston, The Health Museum and ADSI/Renee Logans will present the Exclusive Houston Screenings of Olympic Pride, American Prejudice on Thursday, September 7 at the Houston Museum of African American Culture. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017 - BWW Review: SOMEONE DIES AT THE END, theSpace @ Surgeons Hall
by Amy Hanson - Aug 15, 2017

American theatre company Squeaky Wheelz Productions have brought a new play to Edinburgh set after a nuclear apocalypse has wiped out the United States.  The topic is certainly relevant considering current political rhetoric, though the play does not dwell on events leading up to the cataclysm, focusing instead on a small group of survivors.  Three cautious young people sharing carefully rationed food in an underground shelter are joined first by a young couple with a baby on the way, then by a pair of siblings.  Characters' stories develop and conflict occurs within this 45 minute drama by Freddie Fulton and Matthew Consalvo. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: TITANIC THE EXHIBITION Is A Captivating Collection Of Information and Artefacts From The Ill Fated Ship, Its Sister Ships And The Subsequent Movies About The
by Jade Kops - Apr 9, 2017

Almost 105 years to the day that the famous unsinkable ship departed on her maiden voyage on the 10th of April 1912, BWW-Sydney had the opportunity to visit TITANIC THE EXHIBITION. (more...)

Syfy Announces Spring/Summer Schedule Featuring New and Returning Shows
by TV News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Syfy announced its spring/summer schedule today, which includes the new unapologetic orgy-of-action grindhouse series, BLOOD DRIVE, from Universal Cable Productions. (more...)

BWW Review: MR. BURNS ¬Ė A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY at Space Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre
by Barry Lenny - Apr 28, 2017

Mr. Burns - A Post-Electric Play is a trip into surrealism, a walk on the wildly bizarre side. (more...)

Announcing Civic Theatre's 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

GET CARRIED AWAY WITH CIVIC'S 2017-2018 SEASON! (more...)

Dallas Opera Presents The Everest Trio, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Dallas Opera presents The Everest Trio, culminating in a semi-staged performance of Joby Talbot and Gene Scheer's critically acclaimed 2015 masterpiece,Everest, on the stage of the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center. This one-time-only performance on Friday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. will be conducted by Dallas Opera Music Director Emmanuel Villaume and directed by Leonard Foglia, who staged the earlier world premiere. (more...)

Happy 50th Anniversary, PETA!
by Jude Buot - Apr 21, 2017

Singkuwenta (which means 50 in Filipino), Philippine Educational Theater Association's (PETA) 50th-anniversary concert (April 7, 8) proves that this theater company is showing no signs of aging, and still is as relevant and viable as ever. For a two-night anniversary concert, the creative team crafted an efficient way to look back at 50 years' worth of stories of struggles and triumphs, yet not falling into the predictable route of showcasing just about every song they have in their catalog. Yes, it was a bit of a history lesson, except it was told through a dynamic staging of cleverly chosen repertoire. (more...)

George C. Berry Joins Roxey Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2017

Roxey Ballet has announced that artist George C. Berry will be joining the ballet as a company dancer.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 4/02/2017
by BWW - Apr 2, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/02/2017 for Delaware (more...)

The Dallas Opera Presents CELEBRATE 60: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

In honor of its 60th Season, The Dallas Opera is elated to present Celebrate 60: Past, Present, and Future, a week of public performances and special events designed to pay tribute to the company's founding and illustrious history, to celebrate six decades on the national and international stage, and to demonstrate TDO's commitment to the highest levels of artistic excellence and innovation. (more...)

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