From northern California to New York City to SOLD OUT engagements in Las Vegas, We've Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered has been met with enthusiasm from Carpenters' fans and reviewers alike! The definitive show celebrating one of the most successful recording acts of all time comes to the State Theatre on Friday, February 10. (more...)
Drury Lane Theatre announces complete casting for disco musical Saturday Night Fever, rewritten for the Drury Lane stage, featuring music and lyrics by The Bee Gees, based on the smash-hit Paramount/RSO Film and the story by Nik Cohn, and adapted for the stage by Robert Stigwood in collaboration with Bill Oaks. This North American version was written by Sean Cercone and David Abbinantiand is helmed by Tony-nominated director and choreographer Dan Knechtges. Saturday Night Fever runs January 19 - March 19, 2017 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The Press Opening is Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. A portion of the opening night tickets sales will be donated to ArtReach, a nonprofit providing access to the arts to underserved communities in the Chicago area. (more...)
Grammy Award winning violinist and producer, Miri Ben-Ari delivers a musical masterpiece in her latest single 'Freedom,' honoring South Africa's first black president and renowned freedom crusader, Nelson Mandela on the third anniversary of his death. (more...)
Ring in 2017 in 1904 Dublin! Irish Repertory Theatre and Dot Dot Productions, in association with The American Irish Historical Society, have announced a special New Year's Eve celebration following the 8:30pm performance of The Dead, 1904. (more...)
Seattle Opera rings in the New Year with some of the most glorious music in all of opera: Verdi's La traviata, the original Moulin Rouge. German Stage Director Peter Konwitschny has created an "excitingly rebellious" (A Younger Theater) production that takes an uncompromising look at moral hypocrisy. In this story, practically all of Paris rushes in as voyeurs to watch the demise of the town's dying "It Girl"-a modern-day courtesan named Violetta. The crowd, withmore concern for their entertainment than her health, foists a new admirer on her: a young, socially awkward bookworm named Alfredo. While love seems like it could be a distraction, there's ultimately no denying the darkness that descends on Verdi's heroine. Presented without intermission, the "non-stop music keeps the audience riveted throughout" (Express, UK). (more...)
La Jolla Playhouse, nationally-renowned for the development of new work, announces four world-premiere productions for the 2017/2018 season, including the previously-announced Escape to Margaritaville (May/June), featuring the songs of legendary singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett and an original story by co-book writers Greg Garcia ('My Name Is Earl') and Mike O'Malley ('Survivor's Remorse,' 'Shameless'), directed by La Jolla Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley (Come From Away, Memphis). (more...)
There's no easy way to talk about a performance ostensibly thrown in honor of a presidential candidate who didn't end up winning.
Let's be clear: Randy Rainbow's ELECTION EVE PARTY held on Monday, night at Birdland wasn't exactly a non-partisan event. The performers dropped more 'I'm With Her' references than at an actual Clinton rally, and the party likely could've sustained itself on Rainbow's viral parodies alone. (more...)
As previously announced, the 2016/17 UK Tour of Simon Beaufoy's THE FULL MONTY is led by Gary Lucy as Gaz, with Andrew Dunn as Gerald, Louis Emerick as Horse, Chris Fountain as Guy and Kai Owen as Dave. Anthony Lewis is now playing the role of Lomper, as Joe Absolom had to withdraw due to contractual filming commitments. (more...)
CENTRIC today announced Bobby Brown, Anderson .Paak, D.R.A.M., MA$E, Blackstreet, Guy, Doug E. Fresh, Yuna, Eric Benet, BJ the Chicago Kid, Ro James, Wreckx-n-Effect, Candice Boyd, MAJOR., Carl Thomas and Total have been added to the star-studded lineup of performances for SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2016. (more...)
Charlie Blum, president and CEO of Star Productions, today announced that plans to shutter the Star Plaza Theatre have been reversed; the iconic theater with a decades-long history of presenting concerts, comedians and arts programming, will continue operating as it has in the past. (more...)
Based on his smash-hit film and adapted for the stage by Oscar-winning writer Simon Beaufoy, Birmingham Hippodrome has announced full casting for the 2016/17 UK Theatre award-winning production of The Full Monty, running from Mon 14 - Sat 19 Nov. (more...)
The strippers and drag queens take over Times Square for one last nasty, harder mystery!
'Queerly' gifted detectives Nasty Drew and That Harder Boy are back with an all new psychedelic, STRIP-sleuthing mystery: 'THE CASE OF THE PEEPSHOW PHANTOM,' a disco dynamite evening of burlesque, drag, and theater all rolled into the juiciest, STREET MEAT of a show! (more...)
Husband-and-wife duo John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey make their annual fall pilgrimage toCafe Carlyle with an all-new show, The Arc of a Love Affair, November 22-December 1. They return following last year's universally acclaimed show My Generation. (more...)