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BWW Review: BRIAN FALDUTO Brings Country to NYC at The Green Room 42 BWW Review: BRIAN FALDUTO Brings Country to NYC at The Green Room 42
by Ricky Pope on June 06, 2021

“Gay country singer' are not always words that fit neatly together, but Falduto, also a certified life coach, has integrated all the parts of that label quite nicely. His act is not only about good music, it is about being empowered to be your highest self.
Leviathan Lab Announces Directors and Casting For 2021 Barbour Playwrights Award Reading Series Leviathan Lab Announces Directors and Casting For 2021 Barbour Playwrights Award Reading Series
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

Leviathan Lab, in partnership with The Episcopal Actors' Guild, will present readings of three new plays by rising Asian American playwrights.
2021 Blues Music Award Winners Announced By The Blues Foundation 2021 Blues Music Award Winners Announced By The Blues Foundation
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

The irrepressible spirit of the blues was on full display during The Blues Foundation's 42nd Blues Music Awards (BMAs) presented by Global Electronic Technology when winners across twenty-five (25) categories were announced. 
JoAnna Mendl Shaw, Artistic Director Of The Equus Projects, Releases 'Physical Listening: A Dancer's Interspecies Journey' JoAnna Mendl Shaw, Artistic Director Of The Equus Projects, Releases 'Physical Listening: A Dancer's Interspecies Journey'
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

Physical Listening is the deeply personal journey of an artist who at age 74 is still pursuing her passions, bringing an interspecies perspective into the dance world and the sensibility of an artist into the horse world.
Tickets On Sale Now For TRU Voices New Plays Virtual Reading Series Presented With The StoryLine Project Tickets On Sale Now For TRU Voices New Plays Virtual Reading Series Presented With The StoryLine Project
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the 22nd annual series of new plays, now virtual, by TRU writers produced by TRU producers, as part of TRU Voices New Plays Virtual Reading Series. Presented with generous support from The StoyLine Project, the plays will be performed on Sundays, June 20, June 27, and July 11, 2021 at 3:00pm.
Theatre Elision Returns To Live Performance With ISLANDER Theatre Elision Returns To Live Performance With ISLANDER
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

Theatre Elision is thrilled to return in July with the U.S. premiere of the new musical, Islander! Conceived by Amy Draper, with Music and Lyrics by Finn Anderson and Book by Stewart Melton. Islander was first produced in the U.K. by Helen Milne Productions.
BWW Review: MLIMA'S TALE at Berges Theatre BWW Review: MLIMA'S TALE at Berges Theatre
by Rob Levy on June 06, 2021

Globalism, greed and international politics collide in the Repertory Theatre St. Louis’ sterling production of Mlima’s Tale. Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage’s poignant and emotional play about the horrors of the global ivory trade is the company’s only production for its augmented 20202/2021 season.
Exclusive: Alex Newell Sings 'My Man' With Seth Rudetsky; Re-Airs Tonight! Exclusive: Alex Newell Sings 'My Man' With Seth Rudetsky; Re-Airs Tonight!
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

Alex Newell's concert, as part of the Seth Concert Series, premiered today at 3pm and re-airs tonight at 8pm. Check out a clip from the concert below, featuring Alex singing 'My Man', below! 
The Curtain Will Rise Again at Broadway Method Academy With CABARET The Curtain Will Rise Again at Broadway Method Academy With CABARET
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

Casting is now complete for the upcoming classic American musical Cabaret, produced by Broadway Method Academy. A host of college-aged and professional actors will comprise the company. 
Bender Performing Arts Center and Texas Repertory Theatre Co. Announce Partnership Bender Performing Arts Center and Texas Repertory Theatre Co. Announce Partnership
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

The Texas Repertory Theatre Co. is proud to announce a new partnership with the Charles Bender Performing Arts Center in Humble, Tx, making the Texas Rep, North Houston's only professional theatre for the last 18 years, a resident company in this renovated theatre. 
HAMILTON Will Open in Melbourne in March 2022 HAMILTON Will Open in Melbourne in March 2022
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

The producers of HAMILTON have today officially confirmed that the Tony, Grammy, Olivier and Pulitzer Prize winning musical will play in Melbourne, at Her Majesty's Theatre from 16 March 2022.
HE AFRICAN COMPANY PRESENTS RICHARD III Will Be Performed at Actors' Theatre of Columbus HE AFRICAN COMPANY PRESENTS RICHARD III Will Be Performed at Actors' Theatre of Columbus
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

Actors' Theatre of Columbus presents THE AFRICAN COMPANY PRESENTS RICHARD III by Carlyle Brown, directed by David J. Glover. The show runs June 24 - July 18, 2021, Thursdays through Sundays at 8pm, at Schiller Park Amphitheatre.
PIPPIN Will Be Performed Live and Livestreamed by The Seacoast Repertory Theatre This Month PIPPIN Will Be Performed Live and Livestreamed by The Seacoast Repertory Theatre This Month
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

The Seacoast Repertory Theatre is welcoming back a growing audience with its summer-season production of Pippin, the award-winning musical about a medieval prince and his search for a meaningful life.
Artpark & Company Announces New Initiative To Rebuild The Arts and Culture Workforce and Stimulate the Local Economy Artpark & Company Announces New Initiative To Rebuild The Arts and Culture Workforce and Stimulate the Local Economy
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

This summer, Artpark will help to rebuild the workforce of Western New York by hiring artists and other cultural sector professionals with the launch of a new $200,000 program, Artpark Works, thanks to a $100,000 grant from The John R. Oishei Foundation and Keybank in collaboration with First Niagara Foundation, aided by previously contributed $100,000 from M&T Bank and Cullen Foundation in General Operating Support.
Whitefire Theatre Announces Best Of Fest 2021 June Shows Whitefire Theatre Announces Best Of Fest 2021 June Shows
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

The Whitefire Theatre's Solofest Best of Fest continues with streamed encore presentations of six award-winning shows airing June 6 through June 27. Grab some tickets and help support live theatre!
VERN Will Open Off-Broadway This Week VERN Will Open Off-Broadway This Week
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

After six years of thrilling New York audiences with their spontaneously created musicals - and one year in quarantine performing primarily for their pets - the legendary improv group Vern returns to the stage with a brand-new show.
New Paradigm Theatre Announces Crowd-sourcing TikTok Competition For FOOTLOOSE New Paradigm Theatre Announces Crowd-sourcing TikTok Competition For FOOTLOOSE
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

The NPT youth board of directors will host a TikTok 'Crowd-sourcing' competition (June 7-14) for choreography that will be featured in the song 'Still Rocking' as part of the theatre's production of Footloose this summer.
BWW Interview: Michael Rodgers And Adonus Mabry of HEAD OVER HEELS at Encore! Performing Arts BWW Interview: Michael Rodgers And Adonus Mabry of HEAD OVER HEELS at Encore! Performing Arts
by Joseph Harrison on June 06, 2021

What happens when you take a 16th-century prose romance and turn it into a musical with a score by the most successful all-female rock band in history, The Go Go’s? You get HEAD OVER HEELS, a musical that took Broadway by storm in 2018 and that will have its Central Florida premiere June 10 – 13th by Encore! Performing Arts at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Orlando. Directing this production is Encore’s Creative Director, Michael Rodgers, and Choreographing the production is Adonus Mabry. I had the pleasure of sitting down with both Michael and Adonus to talk about the show, what it’s like creating a musical during a pandemic, and what audiences can expect from this exciting and new theatrical experience.
Billy Porter Partners With Jimmy Choo On Gender-Neutral Shoe Collection Billy Porter Partners With Jimmy Choo On Gender-Neutral Shoe Collection
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

Billy Porter has teamed up with designer shoe brand Jimmy Choo to launch a collection of gender-neutral shoes. The size-inclusive line of shoes will go up to women's size 15 (men's size 13).
Taubenslag Productions Announces 2021 Theater Camp Taubenslag Productions Announces 2021 Theater Camp
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

Taubenslag Productions has announced its 2021 Theater Camp. The company's popular program runs for 8 weeks during the summer for teens and kids entering 1st grade up to 16 years old.
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Breaks Ground on New Complex Moe & Jack's Place -- The Rouse Theater Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Breaks Ground on New Complex Moe & Jack's Place -- The Rouse Theater
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

The new mainstage theatre complex includes the Rouse Theatre and support facilities such as new dressing rooms, rehearsal rooms, green rooms, costume shop and backstage areas. It will expand what can be done on stage with state-of-the Art Theatre technology.
Boston Musical Theater Talent Aaron Patterson Will Perform the National Anthem at the Red Sox Pride Night Boston Musical Theater Talent Aaron Patterson Will Perform the National Anthem at the Red Sox Pride Night
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

The Red Sox will celebrate Pride Night at Fenway Park on Thursday, and one of Boston's top musical theater stars will have the honor of singing the National Anthem. The anthem will be performed by Aaron Patterson, a recent graduate of the Boston Conservatory at Berklee.
NZ Symphony Orchestra Announces Upcoming 'Relaxed Concerts' NZ Symphony Orchestra Announces Upcoming 'Relaxed Concerts'
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

NZSO Relaxed Concerts are for audiences who may feel uncomfortable in a traditional concert environment. This concert is particularly suited to people with autism or sensory, communication or learning disabilities. There is a relaxed attitude to noise and movement during the performance. Lighting effects are minimal and a ‘chill out’ space is available.
VIDEO: Little Theater of Wilkes-Barre Celebrates 100th Anniversary With MAY THE ARTS BE WITH YOU VIDEO: Little Theater of Wilkes-Barre Celebrates 100th Anniversary With MAY THE ARTS BE WITH YOU
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

This full day of fun at Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre allowed fans to explore and immerse themselves in the empire or join to the rebellion with hands on creative activities and meet and greet photos with their favorite characters and - all while exploring one of the country’s oldest community theaters as well as its outside spaces.
VIDEO: Eddie Palmieri Performs a Concert as Part of Lincoln Center's #RestartStages VIDEO: Eddie Palmieri Performs a Concert as Part of Lincoln Center's #RestartStages
by Stage Tube on June 06, 2021

Eddie Palmieri recently performed a concert as part of Lincoln Center's #RestartStages. For the evening concert, featuring a six-piece jazz band, Mr. Palmieri explores the heights of his always-danceable oeuvre at Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park.
The Show Must Go On! Live at The Palace Theatre Will Be Broadcast Today, 6 June The Show Must Go On! Live at The Palace Theatre Will Be Broadcast Today, 6 June
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

Including TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL, Dear Evan Hansen, Everybody's Talking About Jamie, SIX, Hamilton, The Book of Mormon, WICKED,  Royal Shakespeare Company's Matilda The Musical,  & Juliet, Les Misérables, Disney's The Lion King, The Prince of Egypt, Come From Away, The Phantom Of The Opera, Mary Poppins, MAMMA MIA!, Back to the Future The Musical and Pretty Woman The Musical.
BWW Review: Eric Yves Garcia Makes Movie Moods at The West Bank Cafe BWW Review: Eric Yves Garcia Makes Movie Moods at The West Bank Cafe
by Stephen Mosher on June 06, 2021

Eric Yves Garcia has a special thing going on with him, the Great American Songbook, his piano, and the crowd at The West Bank Cafe.
Dirk Darrow Will Perform at Adelaide Cabaret Fringe in June Dirk Darrow Will Perform at Adelaide Cabaret Fringe in June
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

Based on an obscure 90 year old short story by Dashiell Hammett and sold out at festivals all over the world, this genre smashing play is one of the only stage shows in the world which incorporates magic effects into a story that's about anything other than magic.
Photo Flash: Inside New 42's LET'S GET THIS SHOW ON THE STREET! Photo Flash: Inside New 42's LET'S GET THIS SHOW ON THE STREET!
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

On Saturday, June 5, New 42 celebrated arts educators in a once-in-a-lifetime outdoor celebration on 42nd Street in Times Square.
Sheku Kanneh-Mason and the Kanneh-Mason Family Reschedule Australian Tour Sheku Kanneh-Mason and the Kanneh-Mason Family Reschedule Australian Tour
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

The Kanneh-Masons are Isata, 23 (piano), Braimah, 22 (violin), Sheku, 21 (cello), Konya, 19 (piano and violin), Jeneba, 17 (piano and cello), Aminita, 14 (violin and piano), and Mariatu, 10 (cello and piano).
Melbourne International Singers Festival Rescheduled To August 2021 Melbourne International Singers Festival Rescheduled To August 2021
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

As Melbourne is currently in lockdown due to the COVID 19 pandemic this year's Melbourne International Singers Festival has been re-scheduled to the weekend of Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th August 2021.
Cevin Soling's TIFFANY BRITTANY BROOKE Will Screen at Milwaukee Twisted Dreams Festival on June 4th Cevin Soling's TIFFANY BRITTANY BROOKE Will Screen at Milwaukee Twisted Dreams Festival on June 4th
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021

Writer-Director Cevin Soling's animated short 'Tiffany Brittany Brooke' will make screen at the 6th Annual Milwaukee Twisted Dreams Festival, June 4th - 13th virtually on Eventive.
BWW Feature: Announcing the New 2021-22 BOARD OF DIRECTORS at Kentwood Players BWW Feature: Announcing the New 2021-22 BOARD OF DIRECTORS at Kentwood Players
by Shari Barrett on June 06, 2021

It's been quite a year and our new Board of Directors looks forward to an exciting 2021-22 Season with our continuing YouTube Channel programming including KP Live Interviews, Special Events and our Virtual Theater Series. And most importantly, the re-launch of our home theater, THE WESTCHESTER PLAYHOUSE, this Fall.
BWW Review: Spoleto's Festival Hall Isn't Ideal for THE WOMAN IN BLACK BWW Review: Spoleto's Festival Hall Isn't Ideal for THE WOMAN IN BLACK
by Perry Tannenbaum on June 06, 2021

A late shift in venues moved the visitation of THE WOMAN IN BLACK, that famed West End perennial second in longevity to only The Mousetrap, from the Charleston Visitor Center Bus Shed - quite an intriguing choice - to Spoleto Festival USA's Festival Hall. Results are mixed.
SEAGRAM'S VODKA Refreshing Summer Cocktail Recipes SEAGRAM'S VODKA Refreshing Summer Cocktail Recipes
by Marina Kennedy on June 06, 2021

Kick off the start of summer with some delicious cocktails by Seagram’s Vodka. Whether you’re headed to the beach, attending a happy hour, or looking for a boozy way to welcome in the warm weather, you can't go wrong sipping a flavorful and refreshing summer-inspired drink.
Summer Programming Announced for Chicago Music and Acting Academy Summer Programming Announced for Chicago Music and Acting Academy
by on June 06, 2021

In-person or online summer theatre camps and intensives! Classes for grades 1-12 as well as our Pre-Professional Intensive for post-high school students. 
VIDEO: Daphne Rubin-Vega Explains How Creators Made a More Representative IN THE HEIGHTS VIDEO: Daphne Rubin-Vega Explains How Creators Made a More Representative IN THE HEIGHTS
by BroadwayWorld TV on June 06, 2021

There will most certainly be a Carnaval del Barrio on June 10, when Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical, In the Heights officially arrives. One of its stars is beloved Broadway veteran Daphne Rubin-Vega, who admits she has been dying for this chance.
Chenoweth and Silverman Guarantee a Great Episode of JIM CARUSO'S PAJAMA CAST PARTY on June 7th Chenoweth and Silverman Guarantee a Great Episode of JIM CARUSO'S PAJAMA CAST PARTY on June 7th
by Stephen Mosher on June 06, 2021

Two of the bright lights in the business bring their shine to Jim Caruso's place on Monday June 7th, as well as some of the future lights of the business.
VIDEO: Alex Newell Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! VIDEO: Alex Newell Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge on June 06, 2021

Watch as Richard Ridge chats with Broadway favorite Alex Newell, who will soon join Seth Rudetsky for two very special concerts on Sunday, June 6 (3pm and 8pm).
ICYMI: Watch the Top 3 College Students Perform for Next on Stage: Season 3! ICYMI: Watch the Top 3 College Students Perform for Next on Stage: Season 3!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling on June 06, 2021

Next on Stage is back with season 3 of our online singing competition! Miss the announcement of our top 3? Check out the episode here!
BWW CD Review: With SMILING AND WEEPING The Drinkwater Brothers Claim Their Place As Today's Troubadours BWW CD Review: With SMILING AND WEEPING The Drinkwater Brothers Claim Their Place As Today's Troubadours
by Stephen Mosher on June 06, 2021

One thing after another Matthew and John Drinkwater are showing the world why they're here, and why they deserve to be. The six songs on their new EP are just more proof positive.
VIDEO: On This Day, June 6- Happy Birthday, Harvey Fierstein! VIDEO: On This Day, June 6- Happy Birthday, Harvey Fierstein!
by A.A. Cristi on June 06, 2021

On this day, we're celebrating the birthday of the one and only Harvey Fierstein!