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Sleep Signals Announce Pre-Order for New Album 'At The End Of The World' Available Through Pledge Music
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Minneapolis, MN-based rockers Sleep Signals have announced their album, At the End of the World, produced by Justin Rimer (Saving Abel, 12 Stones) will release on September 8, 2017 to all digital outlets. The band, who wanted to do something special with this record, has set up a pre-order through Pledge Music where all (100%) proceeds from pre-orders through this campaign will be donated to Keep A Breast Foundation! (more...)

FELIPE ESPARZA: TRANSLATE THIS Premieres on HBO Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2017

Best known for a raw and real comic sensibility, actor and comedian Felipe Esparza stars in his first stand-up on the network when FELIPE ESPARZA: TRANSLATE THIS debuts simultaneously on HBO and HBO Latino SATURDAY, SEPT. 30 (10:00-11:10 p.m. ET/PT) during Hispanic Heritage Month. (more...)

HBO to Debut Stand-Up Comedy Special FELIPE ESPARZA: TRANSLATE THIS, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2017

Best known for a raw and real comic sensibility, actor and comedian Felipe Esparza stars in his first stand-up on the network when FELIPE ESPARZA: TRANSLATE THIS debuts simultaneously on HBO and HBO Latino SATURDAY, SEPT. 30 (10:00-11:10 p.m. ET/PT) during Hispanic Heritage Month. (more...)

Ariana Grande, Poppy Among Winners of THE STREAMY AWARDS; Full List
by TV News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

dick clark productions and Tubefilter announced today the winners of the final seventeen STREAMY AWARDS categories, presented live from The Beverly Hilton (more...)

Winners Announced at The Streamy's Premiere Awards at The Broad Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

dick clark productions and Tubefilter announced last night the winners of twenty-four Streamy Awards at the Streamys Premiere Awards presented by PopChest at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica. (more...)

Scooter Braun Talks Working with Kanye and Trying Times with Justin Bieber
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Gayle King recently sat down with Scooter Braun for an interview about his philanthropy, working with Kanye, trying times with Justin Bieber and more. The interview aired on CBS This Morning today. Watch the video below: (more...)

FELIPE ESPARZA: TRANSLATE THIS Premieres on HBO 9/30
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Best known for a raw and real comic sensibility, actor and comedian Felipe Esparza stars in his first stand-up on the network when FELIPE ESPARZA: TRANSLATE THIS debuts simultaneously on HBO and HBO Latino SATURDAY, SEPT. 30 (10:00-11:10 p.m. ET/PT) during Hispanic Heritage Month. (more...)

The Marcus King Band Family Reunion Announces Full Day Lineup & Single Day Passes
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

This October 6 & 7, The Marcus King Band and their family & friends will descend on Pisgah Brewing in Black Mountain, NC for the inaugural The Marcus King Band Family Reunion, a 2-day music festival featuring a lineup curated by King himself. (more...)

The Marcus King Band Announces Inaugural Music Festival Lineup in Black Mountain, NC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

This October 6 & 7, The Marcus King Band and their family & friends will descend on Pisgah Brewing in Black Mountain, NC for the inaugural The Marcus King Band Family Reunion, a two-day music festival featuring a lineup curated by King himself. (more...)

Essex Books Presents Shelf Awareness: Bending Genres, One Book at a Time
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Bestselling author David Wong (the pseudonym of Jason Pargin) is executive editor of the comedy site Cracked.com. A trademark blend of horror, comedy and existential pondering, Wong's What the Hell Did I Just Read: A Novel of Cosmic Horror (St. Martin's Press) is the third installment in his John Dies at the End series. Shelf Awareness recently spoke with the author about writing and What's Up next. (more...)

Official Press Release With Breaking News: New Spokes-athlete-lebrity Driver Takes The Mountain Dew' Wheel From Dale Earnhardt Jr.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

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OneWeb's Greg Wyler: our new high-performance satellite technologies put us on 'cusp of bridging the digital divide'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

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BWW Interview: Emily Bautista Talks Broadway Debut in MISS SAIGON
by Christopher Castanho - May 8, 2017

You don't always need a fairy godmother for your dreams to come true. Nineteen-year-old Emily Bautista was lucky enough to have extremely supportive parents and a boatload of talent instead. The thankful and humble young woman is now performing eight times a week in the Broadway revival of “Miss Saigon” as an ensemble member and understudies the lead: Kim. Emily and I actually went to high school together at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts for Musical Theatre, and I was floored and overjoyed to see that she had been cast in the production. Bautista took some time in between shows of the Tony-nominated production to chat with me about her experience landing her first Broadway show. (more...)

SENSE8 Season One Soundtrack Released
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2017

WaterTower Music has announced the release of the soundtrack to the first season of Netflix original series, Sense8, the innovative, dramatic thriller created and written by the brilliant and beloved minds of The Wachowskis and J. Michael Straczynski. Sense8 is a powerful series delving into the exploration of themes of identity, connectivity and humanity. The season one soundtrack features the potent score of acclaimed Golden Globe Nominees Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer along with songs heard in the first season of the show from 4 Non Blondes, The Antlers, Seven Lions (Feat. Kerli), and Sigur Ros. Season two of Sense8 premieres today, and is currently streaming on Netflix. (more...)

Horton Foote's THE TRAVELING LADY to Bow Next Month at Cherry Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Cherry Lane Theatre's Founder's Project will celebrate 100 years of Horton Foote as they present, in a co-production with La Femme Theatre Productions, THE TRAVELING LADY, directed by Austin Pendleton.  (more...)

10-Minute Musical Lineup Announced for SOUND BITES 4.0 on Memorial Day
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Join us for an evening of passion infused, energy packed, 10-minute musical premiers all in one night! Performing at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Theatre at 7pm May 29 (Memorial Day). (more...)

Backstage@santa Paula Theater Center Presents NICKIE CASIANO KNOWS WHAT'S UP...AND IT AIN'T ALL THAT
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

The Santa Paula Theater Center, located at 125 So. 7th St. in downtown Santa Paula presents in conjunction with VerB (Ventura Writers' Block) a staged-reading of the full-length play, NICKIE CASIANO KNOWS What's Up...AND IT AIN'T ALL THAT by Elixeo Flores. (more...)

BWW Interview: Davis Gaines Reveres MAN OF LA MANCHA
by Don Grigware - May 1, 2017

Actor/singer Davis Gaines is perhaps the most revered singing star on Los Angeles stages. He is the longest running Phantom in Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Phantom of the Opera and is about to return to Man of La Mancha. The new production from McCoy/Rigby plays the Valley Performing Arts Center at Cal State Northridge Friday, May 5, Saturday May 6 and Sunday May 7 and then moves to La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts in early June. In our chat Gaines discusses musical theatre and his favorite roles from Broadway to LA. (more...)

BWW Interview: Michelle Nash of TREY PARKER'S CANNIBAL! THE MUSICAL at Overture Center
by Angie Stanton - Mar 8, 2017

TREY PARKER'S CANNIBAL! THE MUSICAL makes it's U.S. Premiere at the Overture center for the arts with songs like 'When I Was on Top of You' and 'Meat my Destiny.' The highly anticipated new production tells the hilarious, and (mostly) true story of Alferd Packer, the only person ever convicted of cannibalism in America- the show follows Alferd and his companions, on the hunt for Colorado gold, when they lose their way in the wilderness and are forced to consider unthinkable acts: Singing!…Dancing!…and possibly eating somebody. (more...)

First New Production of MY FAIR LADY in 25 Years to 'Dance All Night' on Broadway Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Next spring, Lincoln Center Theater, in association with Nederlander Presentations Inc., will mount a new production of Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY, the first Broadway production of the classic musical in 25 years. MY FAIR LADY, which will be directed by Bartlett Sher, will begin previews Thursday, March 22, 2018 and open on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

BWW Interview: Amanda Moresco Directs WHERE THE NUMBERS END at the Whitefire Theatre
by Don Grigware - Mar 20, 2017

Amanda began her career as an actress in New York City working for the late Sidney Lumet.  Amanda has appeared in numerous films and TV shows and earned a SAG Award for Ensemble Cast for the Academy Award-winning film Crash. Pursuing her real passion, writing, Amanda has learned from the best by working behind the camera for Woody Allen, Bobby Moresco, and David Chase, and in writer's rooms as assistant for Paul Haggis, Todd Field, John Lee Hancock, Mark Johnson, and Gil Adler. Amanda wrote two episodes for the first season of NBC's The Black Donnellys. She has had two feature films produced.  Amanda has written and produced numerous one-act plays.  Most recently, she directed the L. A. production of William Hoffman's 'Cal in Camo' which went on to a critically acclaimed Off-Broadway run. Amanda is raising two sons and splits her time between New York and Los Angeles. (more...)

BWW Interview: Bryan Fox Directs MALICIOUS BUNNY
by Don Grigware - Mar 17, 2017

Director Bryan Fox is an award-winning writer, director, and actor, as well as notable photographer whose work has been displayed in gallery shows around the world. Most recently, his photography was shown at the prestigious Art Basel in Miami. Bryan began directing with his short film "Dissonance" which screened throughout the U.S. and opened film festivals in Canada, Italy, Germany, and India. It won over 20 awards including Best Short Film at the Accolade Global Film Competition, Indie Fest Awards, LA Spotlight Film Festival, Waterfront Film Festival, Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival and the Temecula Film Festival. He also wrote and directed the film "We Alone' which took top prize for music video at the Accolade Global Film Festival. Bryan most recently directed an upcoming episode of the web series "Gossip Boy." (more...)

NEWSWIRE.FM The First Digital Network with 24/7 Linear TV Broadcasting Online
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

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Horton Foote's THE TRAVELING LADY Begins Tonight at Cherry Lane
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

A friendly reminder! Cherry Lane Theatre's Founder's Project will celebrate 100 years of Horton Foote as they present, in a co-production with La Femme Theatre Productions, The Traveling Lady, directed by Austin Pendleton. The Traveling Lady will begin performances tonight, June 7, and will open on June 22 running through July 16, 2017 at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.) in Greenwich Village. (more...)

BWW Interview: Betsy Padamonsky in the Farewell Tour of MAMMA MIA!
by Heidi Scheuermann - Jun 5, 2017

Coming to the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans beginning tomorrow night is the show that brings us all of the music of ABBA, and all of the energy of a three month old puppy: MAMMA MIA! It tells the story of Sophie, a young woman who is the daughter of a single mother and taverna owner, who is about to get married to the love of her life and embark upon a new journey. She, like other brides, wants her father to walk her down the aisle and give her away, but there's just one problem… she doesn't know who her dad is! (more...)

Free Digital-Only Network CW Seed Announces Titles Available for Streaming
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

CW Seed is a free digital-only network streaming dozens of shows and over 500 hours of comedy, drama and animation, all without a login or cable subscription. Viewers can binge entire series, re-watch their favorite episodes or get a quick laugh from one of our award-winning originals. (more...)

Quad Cinema to Salute Barbra Streisand with Weeklong Movie Marathon
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Can't get enough of Barbra Streisand? Neither can the newly renovated Quad Cinemas in Greenwich Village! (more...)

Annette O'Toole Joins THE TRAVELING LADY, Extending at Cherry Lane
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

???????Horton Foote's The Traveling Lady, directed by Austin Pendleton, opened on June 22 and was originally set to run through July 16, 2017, has been extended and will now run through July 30, 2017 at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.). (more...)

Horton Foote's THE TRAVELING LADY Opens Tonight at Cherry Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Cherry Lane Theatre's Founder's Project will celebrate 100 years of Horton Foote as they present, in a co-production with La Femme Theatre Productions, The Traveling Lady, directed by Austin Pendleton. (more...)

BWW Review: A FARTING BELCHING OGRE WILL STEAL YOUR HEART at Dreamhouse Theatre
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Jun 16, 2017

A FARTING BELCHING OGRE WILL STEAL YOUR HEART at Dreamhouse Theatre. This show has it all - part twisted fairytale, part irreverent fun. (more...)

BWW Interview: Adam Shankman's Ever Stepping Up His Dizzy Feet to Share His Love For Dance
by Gil Kaan - Jul 27, 2017

Dizzy Feet Foundation (DFF), co-founded in 2010 by Nigel Lythgoe and Adam Shankman, will again host their annual National Dance Day (NDD) at The Music Center in Los Angeles and The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. this Saturday July 29, 2017. BroadwayWorld and I had the chance to quiz Adam on the importance of dance for him, and for countless others. (more...)

BWW Review: SHREK Welcomes Audiences Back to Allenberry
by Marakay Rogers - Jul 20, 2017

Keystone Theatrics and Artistic Director Dustin LeBlanc have revived theatre at Allenberry after an absence from the scene. Things are looking up and not just in Duloc. (more...)

BWw Interview: Carmen Cusack on SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM
by Don Grigware - Jul 20, 2017

Actress/singer Carmen Cusack has graced stages across the country with her beautiful singing voice in the latest revival of South Pacific and more recently in LA at the Wallis Annenberg in Scorsese: Requiem for an American Dream. She took time out of her busy schedule to talk with us about Sondheim on Sondheim a brand new concert, of which she is a part, to be presented at the Hollywood Bowl this Sunday July 23. (more...)

BWW Interview: Charles Busch Talks THAT GIRL/THAT BOY in His LA Cabaret Debut at Rockwell Table and Stage
by Don Grigware - Feb 27, 2017

Actor, singer, playwright and film historian Charles Busch is a multi-talented artist who has won many awards over the course of  his varied career. Remembered for his plays Vampire Lesbians of Sodom, Psycho Beach Party and Die! Mommie Die!, the latter two having been translated to film, Busch never ceases to amaze with his unique style of creativity. On March 13 and 14 he is bringing his act That Girl/That Boy to Rockwell Table and Stage. In our chat, he talks about this cabaret evening along with delightful observations of the theatre and movie world. In a nutshell, tell our readers about what you are doing in That Girl/That Boy at Rockwell on March 13/14. How is the show unlike any show you have ever done? (more...)

BWW Interview: Tony Danza Makes His Return to 54 Below with STANDARDS AND STORIES
by Julie Musbach - Feb 21, 2017

After a triumphant series of concerts at Feinstein's/54 Below, the one and only Tony Danza is returning with his cabaret show Standards and Stories. Tony will be performing six shows,  February 24 & 25, March 17, 18 & 31 and April 1 at 7pm. He was kind enough to take some time out of his sunny day in Los Angeles to speak to me about the upcoming series and things currently going on in his career. (more...)

HBO to Debut Stand-Up Comedy Special FELIPE ESPARZA: TRANSLATE THIS, 9/30
by TV News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Best known for a raw and real comic sensibility, actor and comedian Felipe Esparza stars in his first stand-up on the network when FELIPE ESPARZA: TRANSLATE THIS debuts simultaneously on HBO and HBO Latino SATURDAY, SEPT. 30 (10:00-11:10 p.m. ET/PT) during Hispanic Heritage Month. (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Fallon, Justin Timberlake & Billy Crystal Return to Camp Winnipesaukee!
by TV News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake turned back the clock and returned as campers at Camp Winnipesaukee, singing 'What's Up' by 4 Non Blondes and Gloria Estefan's 'Rhythm Is Gonna Get You.' (more...)

'The Smart Gal's Guide thru Divorce' Provides The Knowledge And Tools To Help Women Make Smarter Decisions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

While there are 'how-to' books for just about everything, there is a new resource avaiilble specifically to help women navigate the complexity of divorce. Published author Sara A., answers the call for women. (more...)

ACFCS 2017 Financial Crimes Conference adds compliance experts/topics to agenda
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

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The Marcus King Band Announces Inaugural Music Festival Lineup in Black Mountain, NC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

This October 6 & 7, The Marcus King Band and their family & friends will descend on Pisgah Brewing in Black Mountain, NC for the inaugural The Marcus King Band Family Reunion, a two-day music festival featuring a lineup curated by King himself. (more...)

The Marcus King Band Announces Inaugural Music Festival This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

This October 6 & 7, The Marcus King Band and their family & friends will descend on Pisgah Brewing in Black Mountain, NC for the inaugural The Marcus King Band Family Reunion, a 2-day music festival featuring a lineup curated by King himself. (more...)

The Smart Gal's Guide thru Divorce Provides The Knowledge And Tools To Help Women Make Smarter Decisions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

While there are 'how-to' books for just about everything, there is a new resource available specifically to help women navigate the complexity of divorce. Published author Sara A., answers the call for women. (more...)

Sleep Signals Announce The Autumn Rebellion Tour with The Scars Heal In Time
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Minneapolis, MN-based rockers Sleep Signals have announced their album, At the End of the World, produced by Justin Rimer (Saving Abel, 12 Stones) will release on September 8, 2017 to all digital outlets. (more...)

International Vapor Group's VaporFi and Direct Vapor Brands to Exhibit at the 2017 World Vapor Expo August 18 in Miami, Florida
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

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Tony Winner Karen Ziemba to Star in Horton Foote's THE TRAVELING LADY at Cherry Lane
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Cherry Lane Theatre's Founder's Project will celebrate 100 years of Horton Foote as they present, in a co-production with La Femme Theatre Productions, THE TRAVELING LADY, directed by Austin Pendleton. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DRESS OF FIRE at 13th Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

DRESS OF FIRE, a new play by Nina Kethevan, starring Austin Pendleton, is currently in previews with the Opening Night set for this Sunday, April 22nd at 7 pm at the 13th Street Theatre, 50 West 13 Street (just east of Sixth Ave.) (more...)

BWW Interview: Fiasco Theater Company's Patrick Mulryan Talks Deep INTO THE WOODS
by Don Grigware - Apr 17, 2017

Actor Patrick Mulryan, a member of the Fiasco Theater Company, is currently playing Jack in their touring production of Into the Woods at the Ahmanson through May 14. He took time from his busy schedule to talk about the role and his blossoming theatre career. Patrick, you are having such a great time playing Jack that the joy you are feeling transcends the footlights. What is your honest impression of him? Define his character traits and flaws. (more...)

Photo Flash: CHICAGO Has an Easter Egg Hunt, SUNSET BOULEVARD Wishes Everyone a Hoppy Easter, and More Saturday Intermission Pics!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2017

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! This week the casts are celebrating the holiday weekend and having a great time! CHICAGO held a fun Easter egg hunt and the ladies of SUNSET BOULEVARD brought out their 'bunny ears'. Meanwhile AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is up to more Photoshop shenanigans, and SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE is staying healthy for their final week. Check out more Saturday Intermission Pics below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Brent Beerman Discusses A DULL PAIN TURNED SHARP To Open at Group rep April 21
by Don Grigware - Apr 10, 2017

Playwright Brent Beerman is A UCLA MFA graduate;his Gabriel's Rapture won the Corner Stage National Theater Contest; Millionaires opened Off-Broadway; Dancing in the Shadows won the Pacificus Foundation of Los Angeles Literary Award; his libretto for Jesus' Daughter and Womin, touring Europe and the United States, were featured on CNN. In Los Angeles, Another Washington Affair was recently directed by Kay Cole. A Dull Pain, Turned Sharp was a prizewinner at the MOXIE Films New Play Competition and a reading featured at the HOWL festival in New York City. He is the director of theater at Crescenta Valley High School which annually produces over 14 plays with five guest directors. Written by Steve Peterson (more...)

BWW Review: THE LITTLE MERMAID at Kennedy Center
by Elliot Lanes - Apr 1, 2017

Most of us know the story of Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid from the Disney animated feature and subsequent stage musical adaptation. What people forget is how dark the original story is and how a Caribbean crab and an absent-minded bird are not elements of the original story. (more...)

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