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Colorado Native Katy Vaughn Appears in 'THE GRINCH' at the Buell Theatre This MonthColorado Native Katy Vaughn Appears in 'THE GRINCH' at the Buell Theatre This Month
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Colorado Native, Katy Vaughn will fulfill a lifelong dream of performing on the stage of Denver's Buell Theatre when the National Tour of Dr. Suess' How the Grinch Stole Christmas-The Musical! conclud... (more...)


The Muny Announces Creative Teams for 2015 Season; Marc Bruni, Gary Griffin, Marcia Milgrom Dodge & More!The Muny Announces Creative Teams for 2015 Season; Marc Bruni, Gary Griffin, Marcia Milgrom Dodge & More!
December 17, 2014

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2015 Season, which opens on June 15 with My Fair Lady. 'This is a thrilling roster of artists,' said Muny Arti... (more...)


Miranda July, Lena Dunham, Matt Groening, Lynda Barry & More Set for Appearances at BAM in 2015Miranda July, Lena Dunham, Matt Groening, Lynda Barry & More Set for Appearances at BAM in 2015
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Bestsellers, trend-setters, celebrities, visual wizards, and storytellers converge at BAM in three wide-ranging, one-night-only events in the winter of 2015. Filmmaker Miranda July discusses her deb... (more...)


Feinstein's at the Nikko Adds The Company Men & More to January 2015 LineupFeinstein's at the Nikko Adds The Company Men & More to January 2015 Lineup
December 12, 2014

Feinstein's at the Nikko today announced the additional lineup for January 2015. Joining the previously announced performers are The Drexler Sisters who will perform their show, A Very Drexler Cabare... (more...)


The North Carolina Opera Presents APPROACHING ALI, 1/29-31The North Carolina Opera Presents APPROACHING ALI, 1/29-31
December 12, 2014

North Carolina Opera is thrilled to bring a cutting-edge opera experience to Triangle patrons this January with Approaching Ali, a 50-minute contemporary chamber opera. In his operatic debut, Richmon... (more...)


THE ILLUSIONISTS to Bring Magic to the Kennedy Center, 1/6-11THE ILLUSIONISTS to Bring Magic to the Kennedy Center, 1/6-11
December 11, 2014

The Kennedy Center presents The Illusionists - Witness the Impossible in the Kennedy Center Opera House from January 6-11, 2015. Direct from Broadway, the production comes to the Kennedy Center as par... (more...)


Kate Baldwin, Heidi Blickenstaff and More to Celebrate Sondheim & Prince in 'A GOOD THING GOING' at 92Y Next MonthKate Baldwin, Heidi Blickenstaff and More to Celebrate Sondheim & Prince in 'A GOOD THING GOING' at 92Y Next Month
December 11, 2014

Lyrics & Lyricists gets going on the opening show of its 45th season with "A Good Thing Going: The Stephen Sondheim and Harold Prince Collaboration" on January 10, 11 and 12. Artistic director David L... (more...)


NC Opera to Present APPROACHING ALI Next MonthNC Opera to Present APPROACHING ALI Next Month
December 11, 2014

?North Carolina Opera will bring a cutting-edge opera experience to Triangle patrons this January with Approaching Ali, a 50-minute contemporary chamber opera. In his operatic debut, Richmond-based co... (more...)


Diana Ross to Perform Inaugural Concert at Restored Kings TheatreDiana Ross to Perform Inaugural Concert at Restored Kings Theatre
December 11, 2014

The Kings Theatre announced today that its inaugural year of programming will kick off with an opening concert by internationally acclaimed artist Diana Ross, as the newly revitalized entertainment pa... (more...)


BSO to Perform Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, 1/2-4BSO to Perform Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, 1/2-4
December 11, 2014

Maestro Nicholas McGegan and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) will ring in the New Year with a performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 on Friday, January 2 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, January 4 at 3... (more...)


JCC Manhattan to Present PREformances with Allison Charney, TodayJCC Manhattan to Present PREformances with Allison Charney, Today
December 10, 2014

JCC Manhattan presents PREformances with Allison Charney on Monday, December 15th at 7:30pm. (more...)


Judy Morr Theater Named After Segerstrom Center ExecutiveJudy Morr Theater Named After Segerstrom Center Executive
December 10, 2014

Center Chairman Lawrence L. Higby announced at the 41st Annual Candlelight Concert that Founders Hall would be renamed in honor of longtime Segerstrom Center executive Judith (Judy) O'Dea Morr. Earlie... (more...)


'HOLMES AND CARTER', STRICTLY DISHONORABLE and More Set for East Lynne Theater's 35th Season'HOLMES AND CARTER', STRICTLY DISHONORABLE and More Set for East Lynne Theater's 35th Season
December 08, 2014

?The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company announces its 2015 Cape May Mainstage Season. This is ELTC's 35th year of delighting audiences with classic gems, a world premiere, a... (more...)


Stephen Colbert to Host 37th ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS TonightStephen Colbert to Host 37th ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS Tonight
December 07, 2014

Stephen Colbert will host THE 37TH ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS, tonight, to be broadcast Tuesday, Dec. 30 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Singer Al Green, actor and filmmaker To... (more...)


Goldstar Announces 2014 National Nutcracker Award NomineesGoldstar Announces 2014 National Nutcracker Award Nominees
December 03, 2014

Goldstar (www.goldstar.com) announces today the nominees for the 8th Annual Goldstar National Nutcracker Award, the only award honoring live performances of the holiday classic. (more...)


Signature Theatre's Holiday Season to Feature Christine Pedi & HOLIDAY FOLLIESSignature Theatre's Holiday Season to Feature Christine Pedi & HOLIDAY FOLLIES
December 03, 2014

This December, Signature Theatre invites you and the family to ring in the holiday season with two limited-run shows. (more...)


Josh Groban Among Honorees for National YoungArts Foundation Backyard BallJosh Groban Among Honorees for National YoungArts Foundation Backyard Ball
December 03, 2014

On Saturday, January 10, 2015 the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) will host the organization's annual Backyard Ball on the YoungArts Campus (2100 Biscayne Boulevard). (more...)


Dallas Opera Receives NEA Art Works GrantDallas Opera Receives NEA Art Works Grant
December 02, 2014

The Dallas Opera has announced that it is one of 919 non-profit organizations, nationwide, to be honored with an NEA Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. (more...)


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December 01, 2014

Lyric Opera of Kansas City continues its 57th season with a very special event, Vinson Cole & Friends, on Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 4pm at the historic Folly Theatre. This benefit for Lyric Opera wi... (more...)


Bruntwood Prize For Playwriting 2015 Sets Judging PanelBruntwood Prize For Playwriting 2015 Sets Judging Panel
November 28, 2014

The 2015 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting today announced its judging panel ahead of this year's official launch on 29 January 2015, which will also mark the Prize's 10th anniversary. The competition, ... (more...)


BWW Interviews: Gloria McLeanBWW Interviews: Gloria McLean
by Barnett Serchuk - November 26, 2014

Gloria McLean, a New York-based dancer, choreographer and teacher, is the founder and artistic director of LIFEDANCE/Gloria McLean and Dancers. From 1982-1993, Ms. McLean was a member of the Erick Haw... (more...)


The Richmond Symphony Presents Handel's MESSIAH, 12/13The Richmond Symphony Presents Handel's MESSIAH, 12/13
November 26, 2014

For generations, RVA has been delighted by the holiday classic Handel's Messiah. Join the Richmond Symphony and Richmond Symphony Chorus, on Saturday, December 13 at 7:30pm at the Carpenter Theatre at... (more...)


Photo Coverage: Take a Backstage Look at CHICAGO!Photo Coverage: Take a Backstage Look at CHICAGO!
by Oliver Oliveros - November 26, 2014

The day after the opening night (October 7) of the 16th National Tour of Broadway smash CHICAGO, Rick Pessagno (Broadway's 'Sophisticated Ladies,' '42nd Street'), who also starred as Roxie Hart's uns... (more...)


Harpsichordist Andrew Appel joins the Cast of Salon/Sanctuary Concerts's Production of Rameau's Nephew, 12/13Harpsichordist Andrew Appel joins the Cast of Salon/Sanctuary Concerts's Production of Rameau's Nephew, 12/13
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Opera Paralléle to Premiere New Seaon with DEAD MAN WALKING, 2/20/15Opera Paralléle to Premiere New Seaon with DEAD MAN WALKING, 2/20/15
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