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Christie Prades & Mauricio Martinez to Conga on Tour in ON YOUR FEET!Christie Prades & Mauricio Martinez to Conga on Tour in ON YOUR FEET!
June 22, 2017

Producers James L. Nederlander, Estefan Enterprises, Inc and Bernie Yuman have announced that Cuban-American Broadway actress Christie Prades will star as seven-time GRAMMY winning international super... (more...)


Christmas In July: Battle of the Christmas Musicals AnnouncedChristmas In July: Battle of the Christmas Musicals Announced
June 21, 2017

On Saturday, July 1, from 7 pm to 10:30 pm, Brookfield Theatre presents Christmas in July: Battle of the Christmas Musicals. This festive event treats audiences to 45-minute previews of 3 brand new ho... (more...)


Eco-Musical ENDANGERED! Headed Off-Broadway This JulyEco-Musical ENDANGERED! Headed Off-Broadway This July
June 21, 2017

This summer, FineHeart Productions, and The Eco Musical LLC will present ENDANGERED! The Musical, by Keni Fine and Tony Small, directed and choreographed by Michael Chase Gosselin, beginning performan... (more...)


BWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at the Kennedy CenterBWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at the Kennedy Center
by Charles Shubow - June 21, 2017

This national tour ends at the Kennedy Center and Morton my very well be the greatest Hedwig ever! (more...)


Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT, Jerry Springer Opera Highlight The New Group's 2017-18 SeasonChloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT, Jerry Springer Opera Highlight The New Group's 2017-18 Season
June 21, 2017

The New Group has announced four productions for its 2017-2018 Season. (more...)


BWW Review: National Tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC Dazzles and Delights at Kennedy CenterBWW Review: National Tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC Dazzles and Delights at Kennedy Center
by Jeffrey Walker - June 21, 2017

Is this a rave? You bet your favorite things it is! Refreshing, revived, and ridiculously entertaining, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, now playing at the Kennedy Center through July 16 is a dream come true. Dire... (more...)


Gianandrea Noseda to Lead National Symphony Orchestra In His First Concerts As Music Director Next MonthGianandrea Noseda to Lead National Symphony Orchestra In His First Concerts As Music Director Next Month
June 21, 2017

Gianandrea Noseda makes his highly anticipated first appearances as the seventh music director of the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) in July with two performances: Friday, July 28, at Wolf Trap Nat... (more...)


Photo Flash: The Neo-Futurists Premiere Dan Kerr-Hobert's THE FOOD SHOWPhoto Flash: The Neo-Futurists Premiere Dan Kerr-Hobert's THE FOOD SHOW
June 20, 2017

The Neo-Futurists present Ensemble Member Dan Kerr-Hobert's The Food Show, partnering with Metropolitan Brewing to bring the site-specific world premiere to the brewery's new Avondale location, 3057 N... (more...)


DTC Awarded $30k from National Endowment for the ArtsDTC Awarded $30k from National Endowment for the Arts
June 20, 2017

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects across the country in the NEA's second major funding announcement for fiscal year... (more...)


Announcing Lincoln Center's White Light Festival 2017Announcing Lincoln Center's White Light Festival 2017
June 20, 2017

Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss today announced Lincoln Center's 2017 White Light Festival, which runs from October 18 through November 15. With more than 35 events presented in 13 venues throu... (more...)


MCANA's Inaugural Best New Award Goes to BREAKING THE WAVESMCANA's Inaugural Best New Award Goes to BREAKING THE WAVES
June 20, 2017

The Music Critics Association of North America (MCANA) is pleased to announce that its inaugural Award for Best New Opera has been given to composer Missy Mazzoli and librettist Royce Vavrek for Break... (more...)


TREVOR the Musical Gearing Up for World Premiere at Chicago's Writers TheatreTREVOR the Musical Gearing Up for World Premiere at Chicago's Writers Theatre
June 20, 2017

As previously announced, Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, opens its 2017/18 season with the World Premiere of TRE... (more...)


La Jolla Playhouse Slates 2017 Without Walls FestivalLa Jolla Playhouse Slates 2017 Without Walls Festival
June 20, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse, nationally-renowned for its commitment to the development of new work and new theatrical forms, is pleased to announce the dates and selected projects and collaborators for its thi... (more...)


Travis Wall's SHAPING SOUND: After The Curtain Comes to Aronoff CenterTravis Wall's SHAPING SOUND: After The Curtain Comes to Aronoff Center
June 19, 2017

TRAVIS WALL and Break The Floor ProductionS are pleased to announce additional dates in the 2017 - 2018 national tour of After The Curtain -- the new show by America's hottest dance company, Travis Wa... (more...)


Village Playwrights Announce Upcoming EventsVillage Playwrights Announce Upcoming Events
June 19, 2017

The Village Playwright meet from 8 pm to 10 pm at the LGBT Community Center, 208 W. 13th St., NYC. Everyone is welcome. (more...)


Doug Varone and Dancers to Perform in 2017 VICTORY DANCEDoug Varone and Dancers to Perform in 2017 VICTORY DANCE
June 18, 2017

New York City's famed Doug Varone and Dancers will perform Lux in 2017 Victory Dance, presented by The New 42nd Street and The New Victory Theater, on Thursdays, July 13 & 20, 2017 at 7pm at The Duke ... (more...)


Doug Varone and Dancers to Perform in 2017 Victory DanceDoug Varone and Dancers to Perform in 2017 Victory Dance
June 16, 2017

New York City's famed Doug Varone and Dancers will perform Lux in 2017 Victory Dance, presented by The New 42nd Street and The New Victory Theater, on Thursdays, July 13 & 20, 2017 at 7pm at The Duke ... (more...)


Dallas Opera Announces 2017 Maria Callas Debut Artist of the YearDallas Opera Announces 2017 Maria Callas Debut Artist of the Year
June 16, 2017

The Dallas Opera is delighted to announce the winner of the 2017 "Maria Callas Debut Artist of the Year" Award: luminous Italian-American soprano Marina Costa-Jackson. (more...)


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Honor Service Men & Women at AMERICANA CONCERTPittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Honor Service Men & Women at AMERICANA CONCERT
June 15, 2017

In collaboration with Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra offers a free performance in honor of American service men and woman. "In Honor of Service - An Ameri... (more...)


Danni Smith to Star in FUN HOME at Victory Gardens; Cast Announced!Danni Smith to Star in FUN HOME at Victory Gardens; Cast Announced!
June 15, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater begins its 43rd season with Fun Home, with music written by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics written by Lisa Kron and directed by Gary Griffin. (more...)


National Theatre Announces June 2017-January 2018 SeasonNational Theatre Announces June 2017-January 2018 Season
June 15, 2017

National Theatre has announced today the new season for June 2017 - January 2018. Take a look at the shows coming to the theatre! (more...)


ATTACK OF THE ELVIS IMPERSONATORS Brings Hound Dog Fever Off-Broadway TomorrowATTACK OF THE ELVIS IMPERSONATORS Brings Hound Dog Fever Off-Broadway Tomorrow
June 14, 2017

Elvis is in the house!  Opening Night of the New York premiere of Attack of the Elvis Impersonators, the zany new musical that will leave you howling for more, with book, music and lyrics by Lory Laza... (more...)


Prospect Theater Company's WORLD VIEWS to Present Art-Inspired Mini-Musicals in ConcertProspect Theater Company's WORLD VIEWS to Present Art-Inspired Mini-Musicals in Concert
June 14, 2017

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, will present WORLD VIEWS, a collection of new mini-musicals in concert, ... (more...)


North American Premieres from UK, Syria and Israel Among Lincoln Center Festival 2017 LineupNorth American Premieres from UK, Syria and Israel Among Lincoln Center Festival 2017 Lineup
June 13, 2017

The Festival's theater offerings feature four North American premieres from the U.K., Syria, and Israel, challenging audiences to look backward and forward, while offering perspectives that confront a... (more...)


The Sarasota Ballet Adds George Balanchine's BUGAKU To Its Upcoming SeasonThe Sarasota Ballet Adds George Balanchine's BUGAKU To Its Upcoming Season
June 13, 2017

The Sarasota Ballet's Director Iain Webb announces a new addition to the upcoming 2017 - 2018 Season with the Company premiere of George Balanchine's Bugaku. (more...)