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Mink Stole and Penny Arcade Star in THE MUTILATED by Tennessee Williams, Now thru 11/24
November 1, 2013

Like nearly all of Williams's later, more experimental plays, The Mutilated was met with stinging reviews, disappointment and even anger when it premiered on Broadway in 1966 (with The Gnadiges Fraulein, under the collective title Slapstick Tragedy). "I know Mr. Williams is trying to do something ambitious and ambiguous but, gee, I wish he would just give something old and square like A Streetcar Named Desire," wrote John McClain in the New York Journal-American. Directed by Cosmin Chivu, legendary avant-garde performers Mink Stoleand Penny Arcade will star in the first New York revival of The Mutilated in 38 years. The production features original music composed byJesse Selengut, performed by the three-piece combo Tin Pan.

Membership Week at The Frist Center for the Visual Arts Celebrates SENSUOUS STEEL: ART DECO AUTOMOBILES, Now thru 8/30
August 25, 2013

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts will host a membership week from today, August 25-30 celebrating the exhibition Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles with member-only hours, a 'Hoods Up!' event, and the final evening of the Frist Friday summer series featuring DRIVIN' 'N CRYIN'.

September 2013 Programs & Events at Lincoln Center Announced
August 12, 2013


Escort Releases New Single Featuring Remixes by Jacques Renault & Continues U.S. Tour
August 12, 2013

NYC's Escort delivers a danceable blend of disco, funk & soul that pays homage to the classics while remaining fresh and modern. Hometown heroes, the band has been revered by The New York Times, New York Magazine and featured on the cover of the Village Voice. Today, they announce their new Cabaret single package featuring remixes by Little Boots, Jacques Renault and Tippy Toes.

PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA, MIGUEL ZENÓN & More Set for Carnegie Hall in December
August 9, 2013


ECMSA Announces Emerson, Noontime & Family Concert Series
August 9, 2013

The Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta (ECMSA) celebrates twenty-one years of bringing internationally renowned musicians to the Atlanta community.

August 9, 2013

This play reveals to the very depths the character of Blanche du Bois, a woman whose life has been undermined by her romantic illusions, which lead her to reject-so far as possible- the realities of life with which she is faced and which she consistently ignores. The pressure brought to bear upon her by her sister, with who she goes to live in New Orleans, intensified by the earthy and extremely 'normal' young husband of the latter, leads to a revelation of her tragic self-delusion and, in the end, to madness.

Nick Payne Dismisses Rumors of CONSTELLATION Film
August 6, 2013

Nick Payne has 'dismissed rumors that his award-winning 2012 play Constellations is being adapted for the big screen.' In an interview with WhatsOnStage, Payne said that a film was previously discussed, but realized that he 'didn't know how to do it on film.'

Reza Aslan's New Book On Jesus Stirs Up Controversy
August 2, 2013

Reza Aslan's new book Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth has reached No. 1 on and is expected to debut on the New York Times bestseller list this weekend. Aslan wants to 'show the power of Jesus as a flesh-and-blood human being, rather than the savior of the world.' However, critics say that Aslan has 'created his own version of Jesus' and question if his Muslim faith makes him qualified to write on the subject.

BMI Presents Lyle Divinsky, Frances Cone, and Special Guest at Rockwood Tonight
August 2, 2013

BMI Presents at Rockwood Music Hall, an exciting showcase featuring up-and-coming singer-songwriters from all genres. This event is designed to expose BMI singer-songwriters to the public and the music industry through an intimate showcase. This show will feature a special performance from a rising troubadour. Admission is free.

BATS Improv Presents 19th Annual Summer Improv Festival, Now thru 8/31
August 2, 2013

BATS Improv is pleased to present their 19th Annual Summer Improv Festival. Five weeks of amazing improv from the BATS Main Stage Company featuring a new show every weekend, including the annual SF vs. LA Theatresports Grudge Match on Saturday, August 17!

Piedmont Players Theatre Along with Fibrant Present Value Night for THE NERD Tonight
July 31, 2013

VALUE NIGHT at the Meroney Theater, tonight, July 31st at 7:30pm.

Berman center to Host 2013 Wilde Awards, 8/19
July 30, 2013

Professional theaters from across Michigan will share the spotlight August 19 when The 2013 Wilde Awards are presented at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts in the Detroit suburb of West Bloomfield. Presented by, the most comprehensive resource for news and information about the state's professional theater industry, The Wilde Awards were established by Pride Source Media Group in 2002 to honor the excellent work produced by Michigan's professional theaters.

Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center Announces August Events
July 30, 2013

The heat wave may be over, but it's still sizzlin' hot at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center. If you thought July was on fire, wait until you see what August is cooking up! From classic country to bayou blues, superhuman dancers to tall toe-tappers, uproarious comedians to family friendly fun, the WHBPAC invites everyone to experience the magic of live performance!

Midwest New Musicals Presents the 2013 Mini-Musicals Project: NORTH SHORE B & B (BOATS AND BEACHES) Today
July 21, 2013

Midwest New Musicals presents NORTH SHORE B & B (BOATS AND BEACHES), the 2013 Mini-Musicals Project today, July 21, 3:00 PM at Light Opera Works Second Stage at McGaw YMCA Children's Center Auditorium, 1420 Maple (at Lake) in Evanston.

QUEEN NIGHT at The Donkey Show Presented at OBERON Tonight
July 20, 2013

The Donkey Show's glittery world gets a little more glitter with "Queen Night!" The Queens will be in the disco booth and all over the dance floor shaking their groove thang before and during the show, and highlighted by a disco diva inspired performance.

Monica Bauer's New Solo Show THE YEAR I WAS GIFTED Makes American Premiere at East to Edinburgh Festival Tonight
July 17, 2013

Award-winning Off Broadway playwright Monica Bauer's new solo show makes its American premiere at the East to Edinburgh Festival, at 59E59 Theaters.

The Reading Series Returns Tonight at Mrs Murphy's Irish Bistro with CICADA
July 15, 2013

Set in rural Mississippi, this coming-of-age ghost story revolves around a small Southern family on the verge of transformation. The unrelenting July heat presses in on seventeen-year old Ace and his mother Lily as they dig their way out of the past.

The Lake Worth Playhouse Celebrates Hispanic Culture with IN THE HEIGHTS, Now thru 7/28
July 12, 2013

The Lake Worth Playhouse celebrates Hispanic culture with In The Heights, a musical that is sure to have everyone singing and dancing with contemporary dance including salsa, jazz and freestyle hip hop.

newportFILM Summer Schedule Kicks Off Today with STORIES WE TELL
July 11, 2013

newportFILM 2013 Summer Schedule. Visit to RSVP/purchase tickets and for more information

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