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May 24, 2017

The critically acclaimed and award-winning Roundabout Theatre Company is proud to present, direct from Broadway, the national tour of SAM MENDES (Skyfall, American Beauty) and ROB MARSHALL's (Into the... (more...)


Rashad Jennings Joins DANCING WITH THE STARS LIVE Tour; Full Schedule AnnouncedRashad Jennings Joins DANCING WITH THE STARS LIVE Tour; Full Schedule Announced
May 24, 2017

DANCING WITH THE STARS Season 24 winner and NFL running back Rashad Jennings will join his partner, Emma Slater, this summer in “Dancing with the Stars: Live! - Hot Summer Nights.” (more...)


Sistine Chapel Choir Announces First-Ever Detroit Performance During Historic Return To The U.S.Sistine Chapel Choir Announces First-Ever Detroit Performance During Historic Return To The U.S.
May 24, 2017

The Sistine Chapel Choir from Rome, commonly recognized as 'the Pope's Choir,' in partnership with Corporate Travel and the Archdiocese of Detroit, announced today that it will make its first-ever per... (more...)


WAM Theatre's Fresh Takes Reading Series to Continue with THE DROLLWAM Theatre's Fresh Takes Reading Series to Continue with THE DROLL
May 23, 2017

The WAM Theatre 2017 Fresh Takes Play reading series continues with The Droll by Meg Miroshnik at 3:30 pm on Sunday, June 4 at No. Six Depot Roastery and Cafe in West Stockbridge. WAM Artistic Directo... (more...)


Two New Play Commissions Announced at Artists RepTwo New Play Commissions Announced at Artists Rep
May 23, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre has extended two play commissions, as part of the company's ambitious new play development program Table|Room|Stage (T|R|S). (more...)


BWW Interview: Clarke Peters, Creator of FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE, Talks About the Production at ERT, Louis Jordan and Whether LA Will Ever Become A BWW Interview: Clarke Peters, Creator of FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE, Talks About the Production at ERT, Louis Jordan and Whether LA Will Ever Become A "Theatre City"
by Ilana Lifshitz - May 22, 2017

Actor/singer/writer/director Clarke Peters first debuted FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE in the United Kingdom in 1990. Two years later it premiered on Broadway and ran for 445 performances. Over the last several... (more...)


Casting Complete for Summer Run of All-Female JULIUS CAESAR, Set All-Girls High SchoolCasting Complete for Summer Run of All-Female JULIUS CAESAR, Set All-Girls High School
May 22, 2017

Pocket Universe will present a new, all-female production of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, starring Alyssa May Gold (Arcadia on Broadway, Middle of the Night) as Brutus, Dea Julien (West Side S... (more...)


Tina Fey, Bill Nye, Ellen Burstyn and More Join 10th Anniversary World Science Festival LineupTina Fey, Bill Nye, Ellen Burstyn and More Join 10th Anniversary World Science Festival Lineup
May 22, 2017

The World Science Festival has announced complete programming for the  10th anniversary Festival, which will bring science to the crossroads of the world, Times Square, and to locations across the fiv... (more...)


The Hypocrites' Immersive PIRATES OF PENZANCE and More Set for NYU Skirball's 2017-18 SeasonThe Hypocrites' Immersive PIRATES OF PENZANCE and More Set for NYU Skirball's 2017-18 Season
May 19, 2017

NYU Skirball's 2017-18 season will feature over 45 unique presentations by some of the world's leading provocateurs, artists and activists, performing unconventional and often controversial works in v... (more...)


The Arden Theatre presents THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONThe Arden Theatre presents THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
May 17, 2017

Theater Unspeakable brings their brand of family friendly, physical theater to Philadelphia with The American Revolution, a whirlwind re-telling of the American fight for independence. It runs in Arde... (more...)


Kozlova Int'l Ballet Competition Honors ARTHUR MITCHELL 6/5-10Kozlova Int'l Ballet Competition Honors ARTHUR MITCHELL 6/5-10
May 17, 2017

The 7th Annual Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition, rewarding excellence in both classical and modern dance, will take place June 6-10 at Symphony Space,95th Street and Broadway, NYC.  ... (more...)


Vladimir Spivakov and Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra to Perform at Lisner AuditoriumVladimir Spivakov and Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra to Perform at Lisner Auditorium
May 17, 2017

Eminent maestro Vladimir Spivakov and the acclaimed Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra will perform at Lisner Auditorium at George Washington University on Saturday, June 3 at 7:30 PM as a part of thei... (more...)


The Glimmerglass Festival Welcomes Eric Owens as Artistic AdvisorThe Glimmerglass Festival Welcomes Eric Owens as Artistic Advisor
May 17, 2017

The Glimmerglass Festival has appointed acclaimed bass-baritone Eric Owens as Artistic Advisor. (more...)


Aretha Franklin, Brian Stokes Mitchell and Jordan Donica Sign on for WNO Opera GalaAretha Franklin, Brian Stokes Mitchell and Jordan Donica Sign on for WNO Opera Gala
May 17, 2017

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announces additional performers for its star-studded 2017 WNO Opera Gala, Trading Voices, celebrating WNO Board Chairman Jacqueline Badger Mars, on Saturday, June... (more...)


Hollywood Fringe Announces Partnership with TodayTixHollywood Fringe Announces Partnership with TodayTix
May 16, 2017

The 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival is proud to announce its partnership with TodayTix, the international ticketing app and website with nearly three million users. As the official marketing and ticket... (more...)


Rubicon Theatre Company presents MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGERubicon Theatre Company presents MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE
May 16, 2017

On the heels of a thrilling performance by Phantom star DAVIS GAINES, the 2017 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company continues with a concert starring Emmy Awa... (more...)


TN Shakespeare Company Stages THE COMEDY OF ERRORS 6/8-18TN Shakespeare Company Stages THE COMEDY OF ERRORS 6/8-18
May 16, 2017

Tennessee Shakespeare Company, in partnership with the University of Memphis' Department of Theatre & Dance, presents William Shakespeare's madcap, joyous The Comedy of Errors on the U of M's Theatre ... (more...)


Virginia Arts Festival's John Dufffy Institute for New Opera to Present World Premiere of KEPT: A GHOST STORYVirginia Arts Festival's John Dufffy Institute for New Opera to Present World Premiere of KEPT: A GHOST STORY
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The Virginia Arts Festival will present the world premiere performances of the new chamber opera Kept: a ghost story at Norfolk's Attucks Theatre May 25 at 7:30 p.m. and May 28 at 3 p.m. (more...)


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May 15, 2017

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May 15, 2017

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Shaina Taub, Molly Pope and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubShaina Taub, Molly Pope and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
May 15, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from May 18-29, 2017. Scroll down for details! (more...)


Abingdon's First Musical THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR Begins TonightAbingdon's First Musical THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR Begins Tonight
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Abingdon Theatre Company presents its first musical with the New York premiere of THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR, with music by Tim Rosser and book and lyrics by Charlie Sohne, winners of 2015 Jonathan Lar... (more...)


THE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour Makes DC Premiere Next MonthTHE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour Makes DC Premiere Next Month
May 15, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the touring production of The Sound of Music, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien. This lavish new production will make it... (more...)


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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)