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2009-11-10 07:55:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that Andrew Chang, DreamWorks Animation's Head of Litigation and Technology Law, has been named General Counsel. Chang has been with DreamWorks for seven years and has held his current position since the Company's IPO in 2004. Katherine Kendrick, who currently serves as General Counsel, has announced plans to leave the Company when her contract expires at the end of 2009. "As...

2009-11-03 07:30:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that Peter Ramsey, director of the Company's hit Halloween special, "Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space," is set to direct "The Guardians," (working title) the previously announced film based on "The Guardians of Childhood," a series of highly anticipated children's books by William Joyce. Pulitzer Prize winning writer David Lindsay-Abaire has signed on to...

2009-10-21 22:33:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- SHREK THE MUSICAL®, the Tony Award®-winning production, will play its final performance on Broadway at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) on Sunday, January 3rd, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. following 441 performances and 37 previews. SHREK THE MUSICAL® will launch a national tour at Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre for a limited engagement, July 13 - September 5, 2010. SHREK THE...

2009-09-28 15:00:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that the Company's third quarter results will be released on Tuesday, October 27, 2009, after the market close. DreamWorks Animation will host a conference call and webcast to discuss the results on Tuesday, October 27, 2009, at 4:30 p.m. (ET). Investors can access the call by dialing (800) 230-1074 in the U.S. and (612) 332-0107 internationally and identifying "DreamWorks...

2009-09-24 14:41:14

Universal Studios Singapore has announced plans to create the world's only Madagascar theme park attraction from DreamWorks Animation. Singapore's Resorts World Sentosa will also bring to life the first Far Far Away Castle from the Shrek movies, which will be created at the Universal Studios theme park in collaboration with DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. The park is to open early next year. Madagascar: A Crate Adventure will be based on the popular Madagascar family flicks and will feature a...

2009-09-23 15:00:00

SINGAPORE, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Asia's largest integrated resort in Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa, has created not one, but TWO world's firsts in collaboration with DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) within its Universal Studios Singapore theme park. Themed after DreamWorks Animation's blockbuster movie Madagascar, Madagascar: A Crate Adventure will be a mega-attraction at Universal Studios Singapore when it opens in early 2010. Widely successful across audiences of all...

2009-08-17 08:25:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) announced today that Will Ferrell, Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill will star alongside Tina Fey in its upcoming theatrical release, Oobermind, which is scheduled to hit theaters on November 5, 2010. Will Ferrell assumes the leading role of Oobermind, replacing Robert Downey, Jr., who has left the production due to scheduling conflicts. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090817/LA62083)...

2009-08-14 08:33:39

Brian D'Arcy James, currently portraying the titular ogre in Broadway's Shrek The Musical, has signed on to star in the play Time Stands Still next year. The Manhattan Theatre Club said James will co-star alongside Laura Linney and Alicia Silverstone in the New York premiere of Donald Margulies' stage drama. The play is to begin previews of its limited-engagement run at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre Jan. 5, in preparation for a Jan. 28, opening night. James returns to MTC after appearing...

2009-07-31 12:02:15

John Tartaglia is set to lead the cast of The New Fangled Variety Show for two performances in New York, show representatives said. The event will be taped before a live audience Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. at Comix in New York. Featuring one of the funniest ensembles to hit the stage, incredible guest stars, live original music, sketch comedy, video shorts, hilarious puppets and Emmy- and Tony-award nominated actor John Tartaglia -- you never know what will happen in this multi-media...

2009-07-28 21:57:14

Two winners of a Nick.com contest will get to sing in a performance of Broadway's Shrek the Musical, show representatives said. A pair of contenders in the Not Your Ordinary Princess competition will be chosen to play Young Fiona and Teen Fiona, alongside Sutton Foster, who portrays the adult Fiona. Beginning Tuesday, girls ages 6 to 14 can go to the www.Nick.com/princess Web site, where they can upload a video of their performance of the song I Know It's Today from the musical. Entries...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'