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MAD Presents Annual Visionaries! Awards at MAD Ball Celebrating its 60th AnniversaryMAD Presents Annual Visionaries! Awards at MAD Ball Celebrating its 60th Anniversary
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On Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at Pier 60, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) will hold its annual gala celebrating outstanding individuals in the arts and design fields. For 20 years, the MAD Ball ha... (more...)


Seattle Rep to Premiere Edgerton New Play Award-Winner ROZ AND RAYSeattle Rep to Premiere Edgerton New Play Award-Winner ROZ AND RAY
September 30, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of the compelling new drama and recipient of an Edgerton Foundation New Play Award Roz and Ray, the story of Ray, a single dad who believes he's f... (more...)


Houston Grand Opera To Preview IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE In NYHouston Grand Opera To Preview IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE In NY
September 29, 2016

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) will offer New Yorkers a preview performance of excerpts from a new opera based on the classic story and Frank Capra film It's a Wonderful Life on Sunday, November 6, at 7:30... (more...)


YoungArts Awareness Day Kicks Off National YoungArts Foundation's 2016-17 SeasonYoungArts Awareness Day Kicks Off National YoungArts Foundation's 2016-17 Season
September 29, 2016

On Tuesday, September 27th, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) kicked off its 2016-2017 season with the third annual YoungArts Awareness Day, promoting the arts as a viable and rewarding ca... (more...)


American Composers Orchestra to Open Season with Contempo-Scary Music at Carnegie HallAmerican Composers Orchestra to Open Season with Contempo-Scary Music at Carnegie Hall
September 29, 2016

American Composers Orchestra's (ACO), under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and Music Director George Manahan, opens its 40th Anniversary Season on Friday, October 28, 2016 at 7:30pm ... (more...)


Photo Flash: PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY Launches Eighth SeasonPhoto Flash: PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY Launches Eighth Season
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For the better part of a decade founder, curator and host soprano Allison Charney has presented one of NYC's most compelling concert series in collaboration with the JCC Manhattan's Lambert Center for... (more...)


Christophe Gerard Named Executive Chef of BLUE NOTE NAPA's Culinary Team; Dylan Torcoletti Named GM; Grammy Winning Trumpeter Chris Botti Opens, 10/25Christophe Gerard Named Executive Chef of BLUE NOTE NAPA's Culinary Team; Dylan Torcoletti Named GM; Grammy Winning Trumpeter Chris Botti Opens, 10/25
September 29, 2016

Blue Note Napa, opening Tuesday, October 25 with GRAMMY winning jazz trumpeter Chris Botti at the historic Napa Valley Opera House in downtown Napa, has announced its culinary team for the first West ... (more...)


Lauren Worsham, Mary Testa and More to Open NYFOS Season with RODGERS, RODGERS & GUETTELLauren Worsham, Mary Testa and More to Open NYFOS Season with RODGERS, RODGERS & GUETTEL
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New York Festival of Song opens its 2016-17 Mainstage season at Merkin Concert Hall with two evenings devoted to the Rodgers family-Richard, Mary, and Adam Guettel (with rare unpublished songs by both... (more...)


STAGE TUBE: Mother-Daughter Bonding Gone Wrong! Watch the New Trailer for Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY MusicalSTAGE TUBE: Mother-Daughter Bonding Gone Wrong! Watch the New Trailer for Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY Musical
by Stage Tube - September 29, 2016

Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production of Disney's Freaky Friday. Developed by Disney Theatrical Productions expressly for licensing to theatres, Freaky Friday features a book by Bri... (more...)


Bristol Riverside Theatre Gets WORKING, November 1-20Bristol Riverside Theatre Gets WORKING, November 1-20
September 29, 2016

Bristol Riverside Theatre presents WORKING based on Studs Terkel's best-selling book and featuring songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton), Stephen Schwartz (Pippin, Wicked), and James Taylor running N... (more...)


La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Presents LEND ME A TENORLa Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Presents LEND ME A TENOR
September 28, 2016

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT are delighted to present the second show of its 2016-2017 season:  Davis Gaines starring in the hilarious comedy LEND ME A TENOR, ... (more...)


TeenTix Announces Nominees of 2016 Teeny AwardsTeenTix Announces Nominees of 2016 Teeny Awards
September 28, 2016

For the eighth year, Seattle's TeenTix, an arts access and engagement program for teenagers, has announced the nominees for its annual Teeny Awards. Like a Teen Choice Awards for local arts events and... (more...)


State Theatre New Jersey Presents THE MIDTOWN MENState Theatre New Jersey Presents THE MIDTOWN MEN
September 28, 2016

State Theatre New Jersey presents The Midtown Men on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 8pm. The Midtown Men is a group featuring four of the original Broadway cast members of the Tony® and Grammy® Award-wi... (more...)


Jocelyn Bioh, Sarah DeLappe, Jiehae Park and More Slated for LCT's New Writers in Residence ProgramJocelyn Bioh, Sarah DeLappe, Jiehae Park and More Slated for LCT's New Writers in Residence Program
September 28, 2016

In its ongoing effort to open its doors to the next generation of writers, Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has announced the creation of the LCT New Writers in Residence p... (more...)


BWW Review: THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO Offers a Bouquet of Musical Delights at Washington National OperaBWW Review: THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO Offers a Bouquet of Musical Delights at Washington National Opera
by Jeffrey Walker - September 28, 2016

Legend has it there were five encores at the triumphant Viennese premiere of Mozart and da Ponte's Le Nozze di Figaro on May 1, 1786. By the same token, Washington National Opera's new production of t... (more...)


Francesca Zambello to Direct San Francisco Opera's DER RING DES NIBELUNGEN - Full Cast Announced; Summer 2018Francesca Zambello to Direct San Francisco Opera's DER RING DES NIBELUNGEN - Full Cast Announced; Summer 2018
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San Francisco Opera General Director Matthew Shilvock today announced the casting and schedule for the Company's summer 2018 presentations of Richard Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the ... (more...)


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Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will launch the 12:15 PM lunchtime concert series "THIRD THURSDAYS" to highlight the unique musi... (more...)


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On Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 7:30pm the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys and Orchestra of St. Luke's present Haydn's The Creation oratorio in the opening concert of the 2016/17 season. Displayin... (more...)


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Daniel Hyde to Lead the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys and Orchestra in Haydn's THE CREATIONDaniel Hyde to Lead the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys and Orchestra in Haydn's THE CREATION
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On Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 7:30pm the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys and Orchestra of St. Luke's present Haydn's The Creation oratorio in the opening concert of the 2016/17 season. Displayin... (more...)


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