Follow your curiosity with Science Journeys, a new on-demand video lecture series produced by Caltech's Public Programming department. In each Science Journey, a current graduate student discusses their personal path to Caltech, presents the key scientific concepts that underlie their research, and puts their work in the context of global issues.
One of Australia's favourite comedy sons, Amos Gill is in equal measures hilarious, challenging and original. His comedy has won him fans and accolades across Australia and the USA, where he now lives and is recognised as one of the hottest prospects on their renowned comedy scene.
Anchorage Concert Association created the Community Artist Project to partner with local artists to create short-term projects that provide connections between communities throughout Anchorage while social events, venues, and performances remain limited due to the COVID-19 crisis.
World-renowned pipa virtuoso Wu Man joined musicians from The Knights and dancer Maile Okamura (formerly of the Mark Morris Dance Group) in a specially choreographed video performance of Bits and Pieces from Lou Harrison's Concerto for Pipa and Strings—originally composed for Wu Man and premiered by her in 1997.
In January, the three episodes in the Boston Symphony Orchestra's second BSO NOW streaming concert series explore different facets of the concept 'New Beginnings.' Premiering this Thursday at noon, at www.bso.org/now, the first episode's BSO performances, led by conductor Stefan Asbury (right), focus on the idea of rejuvenation in the natural world.
The Curtis Opera Theatre announces a new virtual offering entitled Opera OnDemand. Available for free online streaming from January 22 through February 1, 2021, the project features beloved duets from the Italian opera canon. Through months of musical preparation, innovative staging techniques, and state-of-the-art video editing, Curtis's rising opera stars perform in custom virtual sets, united in pairs from their individual locations across the globe.
Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical material and the brand behind Who's Who in America, has named Erica Lee its first female chief executive officer in 120 years. Lee has served as the chief operating officer and president of Marquis since 2016 and will be assuming the place of Fred Marks, who served the company dutifully for 35 years prior to his retirement.
Raleigh Little Theatre presents Mike Wiley's “Breach of Peace” as the first show of 2021. “Breach of Peace” is a solo play written and performed by Mike Wiley; it will be presented live via Zoom for two nights only, Jan. 22-23.
The Sacred Fools Theater Company is continuing its REPRISE series of streaming “enhanced” readings or performances of previous productions. Next up is “Watson,” written and directed by Jaime Robledo (originally presented onstage in Sacred Fools' Season 14, in late 2010), which will be available via YouTube Live on Thursday, January 14 at 5pm PST/8pm EST.
The Kitchen Theatre Company will launch the first act of four in its 2020-2021 season, The Journey to 30, with an archival stream of their February 2020 production of Molly Smith Metzler’s, Cry It Out.
Richmond Triangle Players continues its season with the Virginia premiere of Harrison David River's This Bitter Earth, an acclaimed new play that has earned rave reviews across the country. The production will open Friday, January 29, 2021 after a low-priced preview on Thursday January 28. The production will run through February 13, and will have an online option available as well.
Back in August, one Hamilton fan, YouTube user Ye Olde Bard, saw some parallels while watching the musical on Disney+, specifically between A Winter's Ball/Helpless and Satisfied and released a comparison video, featuring the two scenes side by side!
Bristol Riverside Theatre kicks off the new year by introducing audiences to rising star Abby Rosebrock with the Philadelphia premiere of Singles in Agriculture. In the virtual show, a resilient young South Carolina army widow, who loves Modern Family and talks to her Pygmy goats, angles for romance with a religious dairy farmer from Oklahoma. BRT's Co-Producing Director Amy Kaissar will direct the two-hander, starring Jennifer Byrne and Timothy C. Goodwin.
This past August, months into the COVID-19 lockdown, the Brooklyn-based musician Ana Egge heard from her friend, producer/songwriter Dick Connette, about collaborating on a song concerning the ongoing social upheaval. “I jumped in with both feet after our first conversation,” Egge explains. For her, it was an important way to use music to bring people together.
Dallas Theater Center, the 2017 recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, reveals new details about their innovative 2021 gala. Titled “Staging Joy,” this will be the first virtual gala in the theater's history. To celebrate, everyone is invited to attend for free!
The NYC based singer/songwriter's 2019 single “Thoughts and Prayers” boldly addressed America's gun violence. Continuing to emerge as an impactful, socially conscious voice for her generation, Rebecca Angel, meets our apprehensive collective moment of awakening with a soulful twist on Stephen Stills' timeless protest classic “For What It's Worth.”
LAB Theater Project will once again bring live theater to the Tampa stage by presenting Lab Laughs: An Evening of Comedic Shorts, running January 21-24 at 812 E Henderson Avenue in Ybor City, with in-house and live streaming options.
The Fountain Theatre will host “L.A. Theatre Pays Tribute to Ed Krieger,” a virtual memorial for longtime theater photographer Ed Krieger, on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 at 2 p.m. PT. Krieger passed away on Dec. 16, 2020.
Immigrant/International Artists and Scholars in New York (IASNY) at the iconic Nuyorican Poets Café present Global Poetry Series. Curated&hosted by Saviana Stanescu, Saturday, January 16, 2021, 2 pm ET on Zoom. https://ci.ovationtix.com/35133/production/1036143?performanceId=10607352
The wait is finally 'ogre'! Shrek The Musical will open its Queensland premiere season in Queensland Performing Arts Centre's (QPAC's) Lyric Theatre tonight Thursday 14 January 2021 running until 7 February 2021.