Today, BWW speaks with Geno Carr about making his Broadway debut in a musical which proves that even when horrible things happen, the human spirit will always prevail.
Michael Greer is an educator, editor, and author who has been working in higher education for over 20 years. He has conducted a number of usability studies on college textbooks, published on textbook design and usability, and studied the ways in which students read and use textbooks. He worked as a development editor at Pearson for 15 years before starting his own company, Development by Design. Michael teaches online courses in editing and publishing at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and is editor for the journal Research in Online Literacy Education.Here Michael shares his philosophy behind and strategies for developing textbooks that enhance student engagement and learning.
Fresh off her moving performance at Sunday night's Oscars, MOANA star Auli'i Cravalho has landed a supporting role in the previously announced NBC pilot DRAMA HIGH
Erika Lewis is joining us today with her novel Game of Shadows. Here’s the publisher’s description: A young man plagued by the ability to see ghosts races to save the mythological land of Tara from a terrible fate in Erika Lewis’s stunning debut, Game of Shadows. Thousands of years ago in Ireland, an ancient race fought […]
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Disney is hoping to find new reason for Sofia the First and K.C. Cooper to smile: The company anticipates healthy demand for advertising as the TV industry ushers in the earliest part of the annual ad-sales ritual known as the “upfront” that focuses on the medium’s youngest viewers. “We are optimistic it’s going to be... Read more »(image)
A wise spring cleaner begins with their soul! As you settle into the new year and shake off the gloom of deepest midwinter, your mind has probably turned to fixing up your home, clearing out the accumulated junk of the past 12 months, and just simplify your life. This is all well and good but…(image)
After a sold-out, standing-room-only Toronto engagement from November 2016, through January 2017, COME FROM AWAY will return to Toronto's Royal Alexandra Theatre in a new Canadian production beginning performances Tuesday, February 13, 2018.
MARK MASON is retiring TODAY (2/28) after a 45 year career in radio, most recently as VP/Digital Media at CBS's NEW YORK cluster and Editor-in-Chief of CBSNEWYORK.COM, the website for CBS … more(image)
TRIPLE TIGERS has added JULIANNA VAUGHN as Dir./SOUTHWEST Regional Promotion effective MONDAY, MARCH 6th. VAUGHN joins from MCA NASHVILLE where she handled Coord./Promotion duties for the … more(image)
As the first North American Tour ofALADDINreadies for the start of rehearsals today, host Patrick Hinds talks with the cast and crew to see how they are preparing. Interviews include Adam Jacobs Aladdin, North American Tour, Courtney Reed Jasmine, Broadway, Jonathan Weir Jafar, North American Tour and Clifford Schwartz Senior Production Supervisor.
SEATTLE, WA – When Seattle gives you traffic, sell tacos. A food truck caught in gridlock traffic on Interstate 5 started selling tacos to other […]
GENUINE AUSTIN RADIO/AUSTIN RADIO NETWORK Sports KTXX (104.9 THE HORN)/AUSTIN has added three new shows, one for weekdays and the others on SATURDAYS. GEOFF KETCHUM is returning to THE HORN … more(image)
Rooster Teeth has enlisted a batch of YouTube stars — including Grace Helbig, Hannah Hart, Phil DeFranco and cosplay celeb Jessica Nigri — as guests for season four of its “Million Dollars, But…” comedy series. Rooster Teeth’s hope is the internet-celebrity guests will drive signups for First subscription VOD service, which starts at $4.99 per month. The show... Read more »(image)
The Art of Short Nonfiction Prose will take place in a lovely countryside setting, and it's sponsored by Tiferet Journal.Tiferet (tagline: Promoting tolerance through literature and art) was founded and is published by Donna Baier Stein, my teaching colleague in other endeavors, and a champion of literary work that has meaning.
The end times
Last day for free, detective noir with wizards!(image)
Monday’s episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live” may have been all about the Oscars flub heard round the world, but it also made time for a segment that keeps on giving. After being featured in the Oscars edition of “Mean Tweets,” Robert De Niro got a version of the segment all to himself — an honor that has only been... Read more »(image)
On Sunday, when the Academy Awards celebratedthe creators and actors that made their mark on the film world this year, Audible ran a series of commercials celebrating the iconic performers who bring classic and inspiring works of literature that poignantly resonate in our cultural landscape today. Alan Cumming, Zachary Quinto, Mike Colter, Claire Danes, Jim Dale, and others recite meaningful and resonant lines from some of the most beloved works of fiction in the world including 1984, The Picture of Dorian Gray, To Kill a Mockingbird, the Harry Potter series, and more.
Atlantic Theater Companypresents the world premiere playThe Penitent, by Atlantic's Pulitzer Prize-winning co-founderDavid Mamet, directed by artistic directorNeil Pepe.The Penitent features Lawrence Gilliard Jr. 'The Walking Dead,' The Machinist, 'The Wire' andAtlantic Theater Companyensemble membersChris Bauer'True Blood,' Broadway's A Streetcar Named Desire, 'The Wire',Jordan LageBroadway's Glengarry Glen Ross, Speed-the-Plow, Race, andRebecca PidgeonThe Spanish Prisoner, 'The Unit,' Broadway's The Old Neighborhood.
Ms. Ruhl’s latest play, “For Peter Pan on Her 70th Birthday,” will open the season.
Welcome to Hot Pod, a newsletter about podcasts. This is issue 109, published February 28, 2017. Hey folks — we got a ton of news to sort through. Let’s clip through, pew pew pew. About those original Spotify podcasts. The music streaming giant announced its initial1 slate of original audio programming last week, somewhat validating...
Just last night, Broadway stars gathered at the Edison Ballroom forBROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF-an evening of music and comedy benefitting the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation. Hosted by the one-and-only actress and comedienneJulie Halston,other participants included Orfeh LEGALLY BLONDE,Stephanie J. BlockFALSETTOS, THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD,Mario Cantone'THE VIEW',Robert CreightonCAGNEY,Mandy GonzalezHAMILTON, IN THE HEIGHTS,Randy GraffCITY OF ANGELS, THE BABYLON LINE,Stephanie MillsTHE WIZ, NBC'sGus Rosendale, andLucas SteeleNATASHA, PIERRE amp THE GREAT COMET OF 1812.
Overcast today, but a little warmer. Currently, it's 47˚F, no windchill.
Yesterday, I wrote 1,164 words on "Untitled Psychiatrist #2," which will be appearing in Sirenia Digest #133. And today Agents of Dreamland is released to readers all the world round, and I ought to be glad, and I ought to be excited. But I'm not. This isn't the same world in which the novella was written. It's not the world for which it was written. And I just can't seem to find any enthusiasm in me to celebrate.
I'm having a lot of trouble understanding how I am to be the writer that I am in this world.
Please have a look at the current eBay auctions. Thank you.
I finished Cormac McCarthy's All the Pretty Horses for a second time. And I learned that you shouldn't use Murray's pomade unless you want to learn what it's like to try and wash candle wax out of your hair.
Resistance, Peace, and Compassion,
Roku generated close to $400 million in revenue in 2016 — and not all of this came for hardware sales: The company’s media and licensing business, which includes ad sales on Roku channels as well as the money Roku charges channel operators to get featured on the platform, brought in more that $100 million in revenue... Read more »(image)
I’ve been working in and around publishing for a while now, and the question ‘do I need a literary agent?’ comes up again and again....
On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, following the Best Picture mixup that mistakenly awarded 'La La Land' Best Picture over 'Moonlight,' James recreatedEmma Stone's audition scene from La La Land, set to lyrics recapping the Oscars.