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Lin-Manuel Miranda And IN THE HEIGHTS Film Cast Drop In On A High School Production

After wrapping up rehearsals for the upcoming film adaptation of the Tony-winning musical In The Heights, creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and the film's cast dropped in on a high school production of the show in Washington Heights [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Original ALADDIN Adam Jacobs Lands in the "DOG HOUSE", as TV Pilot Lead

Adam Jacobs, best known for creating the role of 'Aladdin' in Disney's long-running Broadway musical hit, has been signed by Broadwood Media to star in 'Last Call in the Dog House', the pilot for a new hour-long dramatic series created by executive producer Bruce Reisman. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Original ALADDIN Adam Jacobs Lands Lead In TV Pilot 

Adam Jacobs, best known for creating the role of 'Aladdin' in Disney's long-running Broadway musical hit, has been signed by Broadwood Media to star in 'Last Call in the Dog House', the pilot for a new hour-long dramatic series created by executive producer Bruce Reisman. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk


Actors' Equity Members Vote To Create National Convention

Actors' Equity Association, the national labor union representing more than 51,000 professional actors and stage managers working in live theatre, has announced that a strong 79 percent majority of members have approved a series of changes to Equity's Constitution which includes the creation of a national convention. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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KING LEAR To Close On Broadway June 9

ProducerScott Rudinannounced today that the Broadway production of William Shakespeare'sKing Lear, will play its final performance on Sunday, June 9, 2019.King Learbegan previews on Thursday, February 28, 2019 and opened on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at the Cort Theatre 138 West 48thStreet. At the time of its closing, it will have played 34 preview performances and 76 regular performances. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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The 'Broadwaysted' Podcast Welcomes Tony-Winning Choreographer Warren Carlyle

The Broadwaysted Crew is 'Brushin' Up Our Shakespeare' on the newest episode with this week's guest, Tony-nominated Choreographer of Kiss Me, Kate and former Tony winner Warren Carlyle [Author: Broadwaysted]
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No this isn’t the Hololens, it’s a Surface VR headset!

My brain oscillates between being excited by the prospects of a Microsoft-branded VR device, as well as the disappointment caused by this product’s conceptual nature. Honestly, AR is the future, and while we’re still figuring out how to make VR better, I don’t see VR being used as anything other than an escape from reality. AR, or Mixed Reality, the technology that the Hololens is built around, is much more suited for life-changing, job-changing activities… from having medical students perform m...
Tags: Gadgets, Design, Microsoft, Surface, Vr, Virtual Reality, Headset, Product Design, AR / VR, Max Dahl


Want A More Creative Brain? Here’s What The Neuroscientists Suggest

Since the early 1990s, we’ve come to develop a more thorough and accurate understanding of what a brain engaged in creative thought “looks like.” The key, it seems, is integration: the firing of strong, lateral networks, connecting a diverse range of brain pathways in both hemispheres. – Fast Company
Tags: Art, Ideas, 05.30.19


VIDEO: JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Explodes Onto the Britain's Got Talent Stage

The stars of the West End revival ofJoseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoatbrought an explosive medley of the show's most famous songs to theBritain's Got Talent semi-finals last night [Author: Stage Tube]
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Sarah Silverman Memoir Musical THE BEDWETTER And More Announced for Atlantic Theater Company 2019-2020 Season!

Atlantic Theater Company has announced its 2019-2020 season productions. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Casey Nicholaw

Casey Nicholaw picked up his eleventh Tony nomination for The Prom Watch as tells us why this one is so special. [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
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Beautiful book, augmented reality, and film about stunning rocket launches

In the realm of rocket geeks and space nerds, filmmakers MaryLiz Bender and Ryan Chylinski have dream jobs. The pair have the equivalent of "backstage passes" to SpaceX, NASA and ULA rocket launches where they capture and share breathtaking videos from the launchpads that convey the power, risk, and thrill of space exploration. The work of their studio, called Cosmic Perspective, is visceral, wondrous, and inspiring. Now Bender and Chylinski are creating a fascinating art book enhanced with aug...
Tags: Art, Post, Books, Photography, Video, Space, Science, News, Films, Nasa, Rockets


Hand-drawn fractals

I chanced upon Sheldon Ebbeler's hand-drawn fractals, and now plan on tattoing my entire torso, leaving only a tattered self-similar void around the navel.
Tags: Art, Post, Math, News, Patience


Lessons From The Naomi Wolf Affair: When Generalists Get The Expertise Wrong

“When is a writer erudite, a renaissance person, a polymath—and when are they merely trespassing superficially into areas of knowledge they haven’t mastered, imposing their own prejudices or yanking cherry-picked tidbits out of context?” – The New Republic
Tags: Art, Ideas, 05.29.19


Butterfly Dresser

Wooden dresser for your bedroom with drawers that open up like a butterfly. FJARILL butterfly inspired dresser furniture made by Jakob Jorgensen. Also check out: 18 Unique and Creative Dressers
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Take A Look Inside “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” Theme Park At Disneyland

Disneyland has offered a first glimpse of its newest attraction, the “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” theme park. Visitors can build their own droids and lightsabers, interact with aliens and step into the cockpit of an exact copy of the Millennium Falcon. The interactive experience allows a team of six people to operate the spacecraft. Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Billy Dee Williams... Source
Tags: Travel, Star Wars, Usa, Design, Disney, Park, Theme


Photo Flash: Get A First Look At BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Paper Mill Playhouse

BroadwayWorld has a first look atPaper Mill Playhouse's Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Disney's Beauty and the Beast with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, and book by Linda Woolverton. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Alan Ruiz’s Multi-Faceted “Infrapolitics” Exhibition

We speak with the artist about how he uses physical and invisible power to highlight infrastructural prejudice, violence and more “The term ‘Infrapolitics’ seems an appropriate shorthand to convey the idea that we are dealing with an unobtrusive realm of political struggle,” James C Scott writes in his 1990 book Domination and the Arts of Resistance. This concept serves as primary inspiration for artist and …
Tags: Art, Politics, Design, Interviews, Virginia, Cities, Culture, Artists, Exhibitions, Richmond, Installations, Social Awareness, City Planning, Alan Ruiz


These Vintage Photos Of Men At Computers Show We’ve Come A Long, Long Way

Computers truly came into their own as great inventions in the last two decades of the 20th century. By 1965, there were 22,500 computers in the United States. The smallest model available weighed a now-whopping 59 lbs. The government was spending a billion dollars a year on its computers — that’s about $7.4 billion today — and 650,000 Americans were employed making or selling computers... Source
Tags: Design, Technology, Office, Computers, Men, Retro


Christie’s to Offer Rare Léger Work in London Next Month

Christie’s will offer a 1913 work by Fernand Léger from the artist’s influential “contrastes des formes,” series this June in London, carrying an estimate of £25 million. “[The] contrastes des forms changed the direction of art as we know it,” says Jason Carey, Christie’s head of impressionist and modern art in London. With this series, executed […]
Tags: Art, News, Art News, Minipost


America’s Most-Endangered Historic Buildings

They might not be the prettiest, or the most interesting architecturally. But significant bits of history happened there. And they’re in danger of being torn down or falling down. – CityLab
Tags: Art, Visual, 05.31.19


Intersectionality And The Meaning Of Culture

The term “intersectionality” was coined in 1989 by professor Kimberlé Crenshaw to describe how race, class, gender, and other individual characteristics “intersect” with one another and overlap. “Intersectionality” has, in a sense, gone viral over the past half-decade, resulting in a backlash from the right. – Vox
Tags: Art, Ideas, SJ, 05.28.19


Ojai: The Tiny Music Festival That Reflects The World

Mark Swed: “It is still the quirkiest major music festival in America, and possibly anywhere. If anything, Ojai has become even more a habitat for compulsive experimentation as well as a magnet for many of the world’s most accomplished musicians. Charm and informality continue. But thanks in large part to Tom Morris, the Ojai festival is now a Destination.” – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, Music, 05.31.19


VIDEO: Laura Dreyfuss Releases Single 'Better Drugs' From Debut EP

ActresssingerBroadway star Laura Dreyfuss, akaLoladre, is releasing her new song, 'Better Drugs,' today. American Authors guitarist James Adam Shelley produced the track with his production partner Michel Heyaca, and it's available now at allDSPs. Following 'Be Great ft. Pope' and her cover of Foo Fighters' 'My Hero,' 'Better Drugs' is the third song to be released fromLoladre's debut EP out late summer on S-Curve. Loladre will perform at Coney Island Baby in New York City next week June 6 at 73...
Tags: Theatre, TV News Desk


Initial Casting Announced for Powerhouse Season; Raul Esparza, Colton Ryan, and More

Vassar amp New York Stage and Film announce casting for the first mainstage production of the Powerhouse Season as well as the addition of the musical Galileo and play Becky Nurse of Salem to the readings festival, and the announcement of the 2019 New York Stage and Film Founders' Award recipient and Fellows. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Vassar Announces Initial Casting for Powerhouse Season; Raul Esparza, Colton Ryan, and More

Vassar amp New York Stage and Film announce casting for the first mainstage production of the Powerhouse Season as well as the addition of the musical Galileo and play Becky Nurse of Salem to the readings festival, and the announcement of the 2019 New York Stage and Film Founders' Award recipient and Fellows. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk


Photo Flash: Get A First Look At John Leguizamo's Musical KISS MY AZTEC at Berkeley Rep

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Berkeley Repertory Theatre's Kiss My Aztec John Leguizamo teams up with Artistic Director Tony Taccone for this musical comedy, following their collaboration on the hit one-man show Latin History for Morons, which received its world premiere at Berkeley Rep before heading to Broadway. Leguizamo will serve as co-writer and co-lyricist only for Kiss My Aztec - 11 other talented actors will perform in this production. Taccone will also direct. [Author: BWW News Des...
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Tonys Talk: The Stars of TOOTSIE Reveal Backstage Secrets, Onstage Mishaps & More!

Tootsie is bringing audiences to their feet every night at the Marquis Theatre, and its partly because of the extraordinary talents of its Tony-nominated stars. Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper, Sarah Stiles and Andy Grotelueschen have all earned nods for their hysterical performances in the 11-time Tony-nominated hit. All four of them have been a part of the production since it opened in Chicago last year, and as they all attest, life is still far from boring at Tootsie. [Author: Backstage With Ri...
Tags: Theatre, Backstage With Richard Ridge


Minnesota lawmakers to pay homeowners for bee gardens

New legislation is awaiting Minnesota’s Governor Tim Waltz’s approval to provide financial support for homeowners who want to transform their yards into bee-friendly gardens in an effort to help save the endangered species. The bill will allocate $900,000 and will cover up to 75 percent of the expenses associated with transitioning outdoor space into a flowering garden that attracts the indigenous and endangered rusty patch bumble bee. Like most bees, the rusty patch bumble bee population is de...
Tags: Design, News, Climate Change, Endangered Species, Bumble Bee


“The Fixer” CBD Salve

With a pleasant aroma of organic eucalyptus and lavender, Beam’s “The Fixer” salve is soothing for muscular aches and pains—and for the mind. The one-ounce jar comes packed with 500mg of organic pharmaceutical-grade, full-spectrum CBD oil, beeswax and medium-chain triglycerides—the latter two give your skin an unmistakable softness.
Tags: Design, Organic, Skincare, Cbd, Beam, Oils, Salves



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