James M. (Jimmy) Nederlander, Chairman of the Nederlander Organization passed away on Monday, July 25, 2016 at age 94 in Southampton, NY. A visionary theatrical impresario built one of the largest private live entertainment companies in the world.
The 2015-2016 Broadway theatre season roared to a finale with the June 12 Tony Awards, but the 2016-2017 season has already gotten underway with the May 25 opening of Paramour and the June 6 revival of An Act of God—and they’re only the beginning. The new season already looks busy. Two shows have already opened…
“WeChat” with over ½ billion active daily users, is the worlds #1 communications app allowing free international calling (including video) over WiFi, sharing of photos and files, built in translation, and even financial payments (it’s also the ‘Facebook’ of China), all within a single, simple to use feature rich app. Think of it as text messaging, WhatsApp, PayPal, group messaging, Facebook and Skype rolled into one app).
Fun article on OSXdaily about my office in Shanghai, China….. my place of solitude and productivity… http://osxdaily.com/2015/02/08/mac-setup-theatrical-producer-expat-workstation/ COPY: This week we’re featuring the great Apple setup of Theatrical Producer Toby S., who humorously shares some of the challenges faced by expats while working and living abroad in a nation filled with counterfeit gadgets and…
China Culture Daily newspaper article October 22, 2104 with summary extract of Mr. Simkin’s speech from the China International Performing Arts Fair… Mr. Simkin spoke passionately about his concern of the current level of quality of live entertainment options currently available in China and the steps to creating a much needed global phenomenon.
Being one of Asia’s biggest, most important culture events, the China International Performing Arts Festival is hosted by Ministry of Culture of the P.R. China and People’s Government of Guangdong Province, Co-Organized by People’s Government of Guangzhou Municipality, executed by Bureau of Culture, Radio, Television, Press and Publication of Guangzhou Municipality. Mr. Simkin was invited to deliver a keynote address, using his rich Broadway experience and depth of Chinese industry knowledge.
Theatre Terms is a practical reference utility for theatrical professionals and interpreters/translators to work in theatres in China. Providing theatrical stage terms in both English and Mandarin Chinese. 剧院术语为在中国从事剧院工作的专业人员和翻译提供实用有效的参考。