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Kansas' 50th Anniversary Tour Will Play Hanover Theatre in October Photo Kansas' 50th Anniversary Tour Will Play Hanover Theatre in October
by Blair Ingenthron on January 28, 2023 in Boston

KANSAS, America's legendary progressive rock band will celebrate five decades with their 50th Anniversary Tour: Another Fork In The Road, which includes a stop at The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts on Thursday, October 12.
Shakespeare & Company to Launch Free Lecture Series BEHIND THE CURTAIN Photo Shakespeare & Company to Launch Free Lecture Series BEHIND THE CURTAIN
by Chloe Rabinowitz on January 27, 2023 in Boston

Shakespeare & Company is launching a new, free lecture series: Behind the Curtain, launching Saturday, Feb. 18, and hosted by Shakespearean scholar Ann Berman.
Interview: Jessica Vosk Launches MY GOLDEN AGE Concert Tour Photo Interview: Jessica Vosk Launches MY GOLDEN AGE Concert Tour
by Jared West on January 27, 2023 in Boston

Jessica Vosk is a celebrated singer and actress and she has just kicked off her “MY GOLDEN AGE” US tour and will be visiting your area shortly! You may recognize her from Broadway roles like Elphaba in WICKED, or as the Narrator in JOSEPH... at Lincoln Center. I had the opportunity to catch up with her before the launch of this new concert tour.
New Repertory Theatre Announces its 2023 Season Photo New Repertory Theatre Announces its 2023 Season
by Stephi Wild on January 27, 2023 in Boston

New Repertory Theatre has announced its 2023 Season, as the company continues to build on its nearly 40-year legacy of excellent, provocative theatrical productions that speak to the vital issues of our time.  Learn more about the full performance lineup here!
Boston Symphony Orchestra Appoints Ed Gazouleas To Head The Tanglewood Music Cen Photo Boston Symphony Orchestra Appoints Ed Gazouleas To Head The Tanglewood Music Center For Summer 2023
by A.A. Cristi on January 26, 2023 in Boston

The Boston Symphony Orchestra's Tanglewood Music Center (TMC) will be led this summer by Ed Gazouleas, a longtime TMC faculty member, a former member of the Boston Symphony, and Provost at the Curtis Institute of Music. The announcement was made this week by Jeffrey Dunn, the BSO's interim Eunice and Julian Cohen President and Chief Executive Officer. 
American Repertory Theater Names Dayron J. Miles New Associate Artistic Director Photo American Repertory Theater Names Dayron J. Miles New Associate Artistic Director
by Chloe Rabinowitz on January 26, 2023 in Boston

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University has appointed Dayron J. Miles A.R.T.’s Associate Artistic Director.
John Mayer Announces Solo Acoustic 2023 Spring Tour Photo John Mayer Announces Solo Acoustic 2023 Spring Tour
by Michael Major on January 26, 2023 in Boston

For the first time in his career, trailblazer John Mayer has set a groundbreaking solo acoustic tour for spring 2023. 20 years in the making, this audacious trek features solo performances by Mayer, leaning heavily on his acoustic guitar work with special performances on piano and electric guitar, in arenas throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Mac-Haydn Theatre Announces 42ND STREET, JERSEY BOYS And More for 2023 Season Of Photo Mac-Haydn Theatre Announces 42ND STREET, JERSEY BOYS And More for 2023 Season Of Musicals
by A.A. Cristi on January 25, 2023 in Boston

The Mac-Haydn Theatre has announced its 2023 season schedule, composing the theatre's 54th summer season.
Shop Cozy Winter Essentials in BroadwayWorld's Theatre Shop Photo Shop Cozy Winters Essentials in BroadwayWorld's Theatre Shop
by Team BWW on January 25, 2023 in Boston

Shop official merchandise from Kimberly Akimbo, Hadestown, Kimberly Akimbo, Wicked, Beetlejuice and more to stay warm and cozy this winter!
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and Coolidge Corner Theatre Present Shakespeare Photo Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and Coolidge Corner Theatre Present Shakespeare Reimagined: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by Stephi Wild on January 25, 2023 in Boston

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) and the Coolidge Corner Theatre are teaming up to take an in-depth look at how some filmmakers have brought Shakespeare's stories to the screen. 
THE GREAT LEAP by Lauren Yee to Open at Lyric Stage Company of Boston in Februar Photo THE GREAT LEAP by Lauren Yee to Open at Lyric Stage Company of Boston in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz on January 24, 2023 in Boston

Lyric Stage Company of Boston will present The Great Leap by Lauren Yee. Performances begin Friday, February 24 and run through Sunday, March 19.
Front Porch Arts Collective and The Huntington Present K-I-S-S-I-N-G in March Photo Front Porch Arts Collective and The Huntington Present K-I-S-S-I-N-G in March
by Stephi Wild on January 24, 2023 in Boston

Front Porch Arts Collective and The Huntington have announced the cast and creative team of K-I-S-S-I-N-G, their co-production of the world premiere play written by Massachusetts playwright and Huntington Playwriting Fellow Lenelle Moïse and directed by The Porch's Co-Producing Artistic Director Dawn M. Simmons.
JADO JEHAD Comes to Boston Playwrights' Theatre Next Month Photo JADO JEHAD Comes to Boston Playwrights' Theatre Next Month
by Stephi Wild on January 24, 2023 in Boston

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) continues its 2022-23 season with Jado Jehad by Fatima A. Maan. Running from February 16-26, the play is directed by Bridget Kathleen O'Leary.
Panel On Diversity In Dance Announced At The Goethe-Institut Boston Photo Panel On Diversity In Dance Announced At The Goethe-Institut Boston
by A.A. Cristi on January 23, 2023 in Boston

The Goethe-Institut Boston will host a discussion about diversity in dance with German author and journalist Alice Hasters and Kurt A. Douglas, Professor of Dance at Boston Conservatory.
Alex Edelman Returns To Boston With Acclaimed One-Man Show JUST FOR US For Limit Photo Alex Edelman Returns To Boston With Acclaimed One-Man Show JUST FOR US For Limited Engagement, April 11-23
by A.A. Cristi on January 23, 2023 in Boston

Brookline native Alex Edelman will return to Boston for a two-week limited engagement of his acclaimed solo show JUST FOR US, presented by ATG Colonial.
Hip Hop Legends The Wondertwins Bring LOVE AND HAPPINESS To The Dance Complex, F Photo Hip Hop Legends The Wondertwins Bring LOVE AND HAPPINESS To The Dance Complex, February 25-26
by A.A. Cristi on January 23, 2023 in Boston

The Wondertwins, Boston natives Billy & Bobby McLain are bringing Love and Happiness to The Dance Complex in Central Square Cambridge for two performances only on  February 25 and 26.  The evening will feature two works, “To Love with Hip-Hop” and “Love,” both of which focus on returning to a level of hip-hop aimed at bringing people together, rather than separating them.  
Cast Announced For Northeast Regional Tour Of Shakespeare's ROMEO AND JULIET Photo Cast Announced For Northeast Regional Tour Of Shakespeare's ROMEO AND JULIET
by A.A. Cristi on January 23, 2023 in Boston

Shakespeare & Company has announced the cast of the Northeast Regional Tour of Shakespeare's production of Romeo and Juliet, directed by Kevin G. Coleman.
Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra To Premiere 242 Year-Old Work In Upcoming Conce Photo Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra To Premiere 242 Year-Old Work In Upcoming Concert
by A.A. Cristi on January 23, 2023 in Boston

The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra will perform the United States premiere a composition written in 1781 by Marianna Martines, a student of Franz Joseph Haydn. Martines work is the overture to her oratorio 'Isacco.' This edition by the Philharmonic Orchestra's Music Director Orlando Cela aims to preserve as much as possible the intentions of the composer, and show the mastery of Martines.
The Company Theatre to Present THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in February Photo The Company Theatre to Present THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz on January 23, 2023 in Boston

The Company Theatre is set to present The Phantom of the Opera - the longest-running show in Broadway history. This Tony Award-winning Best Musical by legendary composer and impresario of musical theatre Andrew Lloyd Webber follows a masked musical genius as he haunts the Paris Opéra House and becomes obsessed with a burgeoning young soprano.
South Asian Showdown Competition Returns to the Strand Theatre in March Photo South Asian Showdown Competition Returns to the Strand Theatre in March
by Stephi Wild on January 23, 2023 in Boston

The 14th annual South Asian Showdown Competition will take place on Saturday, March 18th, 2023 at the world renowned Strand Theatre. South Asian Showdown will host 12 of the best Bollywood/Fusion teams from North America who will compete to be crowned the South Asian Showdown Champions!
The Hanover Theatre Repertory to Present JUDITH and THE CRUCIBLE Readings at the Photo The Hanover Theatre Repertory to Present JUDITH and THE CRUCIBLE Readings at the Brickbox Theater
by Blair Ingenthron on January 22, 2023 in Boston

The Hanover Theatre Repertory will continue its inaugural season with the upcoming pair of experimental readings coming to the Brickbox Theater at the Jean McDonough Arts Center. Artistic director Livy Scanlon brings Judith and The Crucible, two women-led staged readings to the stage to celebrate Women's History Month.
Seal to Bring 30th Anniversary Tour to Boch Center's Wang Theatre in May Photo Seal to Bring 30th Anniversary Tour to Boch Center's Wang Theatre in May
by Blair Ingenthron on January 22, 2023 in Boston

GRAMMY award-winning global icon Seal will embark on a massive 30th Anniversary Tour across North America this spring. Produced by Live Nation, he will team up with longtime producer and trusted collaborator Trevor Horn, who will take on the role of musical director for the run of shows.