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Robert Viagas' Love Letter To Theatregoers RIGHT THIS WAY: A HISTORY OF THE AUDIENCE Out Now
According to one of the theatre's most influential chroniclers, Robert Viagas, when you sit down to watch a play ... movie ... TV show ... concert ... reading .... And these days ... video on your computer, you are taking part in one of the oldest and most meaningful forms of behavior. Being part of an audience is a universal experience, one that has remained a constant feature of human societies even as it has evolved from colosseums to tiny glowing screens.
Vaudevisuals Press to Release VISUAL ALCHEMY: THE MAGIC LIFE OF JEFF SHERIDAN
Featuring a preface by John Strausbaugh (The New York Times Weekly Explorer), Visual Alchemy: The Magic Life of Jeff Sheridan is comprised of essays by renowned fellow magicians who have been influenced or taught by Sheridan, including Jeff McBride and Mark Setteducati. The book is available for pre-sale now and general sales on May 15, 2023.
Listen: Eleri Ward's KEEP A TENDER DISTANCE to be Released on Vinyl in June
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that the new album Keep A Tender Distance rom singer/songwriter Eleri Ward will be released in a special vinyl edition on Friday, June 2.
Track List Revealed for KPOP Original Broadway Cast Album
The Original Broadway Cast Recording of KPOP is coming soon! Check out the full track list for the upcoming release.
Jackie Hoffman, Lauren Molina & More to be Featured on THE MICHAEL FRIEDMAN COLLECTION Final Installment
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS and THE CIVILIANS have announced the release of four new albums as the final installment of The Michael Friedman Collection.
Ukulele Online Course and Bestselling Book Series Make Playing A Music Instrument Accessible To All
Forte Publishing has announced the launch of an updated online course Practice Makes Permanent, designed by Grammy-nominated educator Jenny Peters and her sister, Rebecca Bogart. The online course follows the bestselling Beginning Ukulele Songs book series that has sold over 100,000 copies over the last decade.
Steve Kerr Releases New Book EUROVISION: A PLEA FOR RESPECT
Steve Kerr has announced the release of his new book, Eurovision: A Plea For Respect (Continental Songs And British attitudes). Discover the hidden treasures of Europe's greatest music tradition - The Eurovision Song Contest: A journey through its history and cultural significance.
Exclusive: First Listen to New Single 'Life on the Edge' From CLICQUOT: A REVOLUTIONARY MUSICAL
BRAINSTORM RECORDS, YELLOW SOUND LABEL and 35th PARALLEL PRODUCTIONS have announced that the second single from CLICQUOT: A Revolutionary Musical – Studio Cast Recording, which features highlights from the sweeping and romantic new stage musical, will be available on all streaming services on Monday, March 13. Get an exclusive first listen here!
Music Review: Marissa Licata & The Rag Tag Collection Weave a Fascinating CAT'S CRADLE
It is this rainbow reviewer’s sincere hope that CAT’S CRADLE is the prelude to an entire album from The Rag Tag Collection.
Charles Busch's Memoir, 'Leading Lady: A Memoir of a Most Unusual Boy' Is Now Available for Pre-Order
'Leading Lady: A Memoir of a Most Unusual Boy' is described as a poignant, deliciously anecdotal account of a talented artist’s Oz-like journey in the worlds of Off-Broadway, Broadway, and Hollywood.
Seth Rudetsky's MUSICAL THEATRE FOR DUMMIES to be Released in Paperback This Week
Broadway insider and the host of Sirius/XM Radio's ON BROADWAY channel, Seth Rudetsky shares a backstage pass to all things Broadway in the new book, Musical Theatre For Dummies.
Music Review: Keala Settle Settles For Nothing Less Than Perfection With IMPERFECT
This gorgeous lady has a tremendous pop sound and sense of style that is really today.
Music Review: Katie Boeck Asks “Would You Do It” OVER AGAIN As Her Single Signals Her Upcoming Album
Haunting is precisely the right descriptor for Katie Boeck’s OVER AGAIN, and it will haunt us until her new album, CALICO, is in our hot little rainbow-manicured fingers.
Video: Tina Fey, Erika Dickerson-Despenza & More Honored at 2023 PEN America Literary Awards
Watch video of Tina Fey and more being honored at the 2023 PEN America Literary Awards!
DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK Bonus Episode Streaming Now On Broadway On Demand
A 'bonus' episode of the streaming series “Doris Dear's Gurl Talk” is available now on Broadway On Demand with special guest Lolly Lardpop!
Photographer Mark Mann to Bring Dancers off the Pages of his Latest Book and Onto the Joyce Stage
World-renowned celebrity portrait photographer Mark Mann is celebrating the release of his new coffee table book Movement at the Still Point: An Ode to Dance with a one night only star-studded evening of dance at the Joyce Theater, Monday, April 10, 2023.
Album Review: Callaway & Lee An Unstoppable Pair In A Singular Voice On FEVER: A PEGGY LEE CELEBRATION!
Even while Ann Hampton Callaway is leaving her stamp on these songs, she makes certain to do right by the die-hards by using her glorious, rich, and resonant voice
Music Review: Melissa Manchester Brings Her Legendary Vocals To Marsha Malamet's LESSONS TO BE LEARNED
Finally, LESSONS TO BE LEARNED by Melissa Manchester is a beautifully moving song reflecting that life’s rough spots are opportunities to learn from and gain wisdom, and who can argue with that?
Album Review: OFF THE TOP Composer Jason Kravits Does the impossible With New Album JIM… AND OTHER FINE SUGGESTIONS
It was some fine sets of ears that produced and mixed this album, and that, plus Jason’s humorous words and music, make this a very easy-listening treat
John Bruce Yeh Releases 'CHICAGO CLARINET CLASSICS' on Cedille Records
John Bruce Yeh, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's internationally admired and long-serving assistant principal clarinet and solo E-flat clarinet, features intimate works by noteworthy Windy City composers of the past and present on his newest Cedille Records album, Chicago Clarinet Classics, available March 10, 2023.
Season Three of PLAYDATE to Premiere in March
Season three or “Act III” of the podcast Playdate will premiere on March 6th, 2023. Playdate is a podcast in which hosts Julia Marie Black, a New York based playwright and actor, and Kait Fitzpatrick, a Massachusetts-based actor and educator, discuss plays and interview playwrights and other theater-makers. Black and Fitzpatrick will kick off season three of Playdate by discussing Lewis Black's One Slight Hitch with Actor, Director and Producer Ben Williamson.
Listen: Beth Leavel Featured on New Single 'No I Don't' From REGRETTING ALMOST EVERYTHING
Listen to Beth Leavel on 'No I Don't,' the second single from the concept album Regretting Almost Everything.
Music Review: Blaine Alden Krauss Wants To Know HOW COME U DON'T CALL ME ANYMORE
The great thing about this R&B standard is that Krauss banishes the blues with it.
Eleri Ward's KEEP A TENDER DISTANCE Out on CD Now - New 2023 Tour Dates Added
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS's new album Keep A Tender Distance – the sublimely introspective folk guitar exploration of Stephen Sondheim’s singular musical theater canon – from singer/songwriter Eleri Ward is available on CD now.
Music Review: Benko's Broadway Bang Began It All & Now She's Singing START WITH A BANG
START WITH A BANG is the kind of tune that gets ya right in the old Broadway breadbasket. Benko sells it and those listening should buy what she’s selling.
Viola Davis, Jeff Daniels, Billy Porter And More Among 2023 Audie Award Finalists
The Audio Publishers Association has announced finalists for the 2023 Audie Awards®, the premier awards program recognizing distinction in audiobooks and spoken-word entertainment. Winners across 26 competitive categories will be revealed at the Audie Awards Gala on March 28. The ceremony will be streamed to the public from Chelsea Piers’ Pier Sixty in NYC.
Album Review: Mocha Frappa Frithie Frothy Frozen Country & Western Blend - Jeremy Stolle Brews Up His Single I'VE BEEN TO EVERY STARBUCKS
I’VE BEEN TO EVERY STARBUCKS (A Medium Roast Blend of Coffee and Johnny Cash) is fun, funny, and danceable
Album Review: JUDY GARLAND - THE LOST VEGAS SHOW Gives The World New Judy From Old Tapes Made New
JUDY GARLAND - THE LOST VEGAS SHOW - NEW FRONTIER HOTEL - JULY 16, 1956 is a true beauty of an album.
Leslie Carrara-Rudolph Premiers In New Episode Of Season 4 Of The Hit Series DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK
DeForest Theatricals has announced season 4 of the hit series 'Doris Dear's Gurl Talk' is set to premiere episode 2 with the puppeteer from “Sesame Street” and “The Muppets”, Leslie Carrara-Rudolph on the streaming network BroadwayonDemand starting February 21th at noon!
Album Review: CRYER & FORD HIDDEN TREASURES, 1967-2020 Represents Past Glories & Present Triumphs From Musical Theatre's First Feminist Team
There is so much on this album that makes it well worth the time and expense to have it in our collections.