The Grown-Ups, an immersive theatrical experience created by Nightdrive and performed outdoors around a campfire for six audience members at a time, will premier in a secret North Brooklyn location beginning Friday, July 30th for a summer engagement through Tuesday, August 31st. Official opening is Sunday, August 8th at 8:30pm.
The Broadway Cruise will welcome Kristin Chenoweth to the all-star line-up, performing a concert and doing a Q&A talk back during a stop in Norfolk. Join your favorite Broadway stars and creative luminaries for the inaugural sailing of The Broadway Cruise, a roundtrip cruise from NYC to Bermuda, April 9-14, 2022.
Portland-based theater artist and filmmaker Ashley Song Mellinger will helm the final offering from the PCS Remix: Original Works series, which brings multidisciplinary artists together to create short theatrical works with complete artistic freedom to explore whatever direction inspires them.
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy a relaxing evening listening to the sounds of the carillon's 49 fully-chromatic bells when the Six Fridays at 6 Summer Carillon Concert Series returns to the Oakland University campus beginning on Friday, July 9.
Las Vegas Philharmonic and Music Director Donato Cabrera have announced the 2021-22 concert season, and a return to Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts for the first time since they presented a concert featuring Vivaldi's Four Seasons on March 7, 2020.
Theatre Raleigh has relocated and created an arts center! The spacious, open and beautiful new venue will host the Raleigh premiere of this incredible story adapted by Howard Craft and starring Mike Wiley. In honor of Juneteenth, come in person to the new Theatre Raleigh Arts Center to be a part of this historic play based on a North Carolina story!
After over 18-months of quiet, there will be live jazz music once again at the Monterey County Fairgrounds. “After such a challenging year, we can't wait to reunite the jazz community in Monterey and to celebrate our resilience,” says Colleen Bailey, Executive Director.
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the 2021 Mainstage production Becoming Dr. Ruth, marking the return to live theater at Bay Street in more than 15 months, is now running through June 27.
The Philly POPS will celebrate Independence Day and the return of live music with three performances during the annual Wawa Welcome America Festival, including POPS on Independence at the Mann with Tony- and GRAMMY-nominated Broadway artist Josh Henry, POPS at the Celebration of Freedom, and the Wawa Welcome America July 4th Concert—opening for international superstars Bebe Rexha and Flo Rida.The Philly POPS will celebrate Independence Day and the return of live music with three performances during the annual Wawa Welcome America Festival, including POPS on Independence at the Mann with Tony- and GRAMMY-nominated Broadway artist Josh Henry, POPS at the Celebration of Freedom, and the Wawa Welcome America July 4th Concert—opening for international superstars Bebe Rexha and Flo Rida.
Considered by Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda to be the 'next big thing' on Broadway, Mexican director, composer, arranger, and orchestrator Jaime Lozano is 'returning' to Joe's Pub on June 24 with a virtual concert as part of its series Joe's Pub Live!, a free series of streamed performances.
About Face Theatre announced today that it is awarding grants to two local LGBTQ+ playwrights to support their creative work. Playwrights Hannah Ii-Epstein (she/her) and BeeBee Cooper Browne (they/them) will each receive $2,000 grant awards for use in their art-making processes. The grants are not tied to the creation of any specific work.
San Antonio's original Latinx film festival returns this July 7th through 11th at the Historic Guadalupe Theater with a large Texas filmmaker presence. Featuring 80 films with 60% from the Lone Star State, CineFestival is the first of the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center's programs to be held entirely in-person after the pandemic lockdowns. This year, the return of the festival is made possible with a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Catherine Gallant/Dance presents a live outdoor 1/2 hour version of their latest work, Escape from the House of Mercy, as part of the Open Culture program which places performances on NYC streets, Saturday June 12, 3 PM, on 104th Street between Madison and Fifth Avenues.
Brandon Alberto is not looking to fool anyone with the elusive façade most pop stars hide behind. On June 18, his debut single 'Shame Shame' and accompanying music video, directed by fashion photographer Christian Blanchard, makes its way onto the pop music scene.
Colorado Music Festival presents its summer concert season from July 1 through August 7 at Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder, CO, under the direction of Music Director Peter Oundjian. The Festival offers 22 diverse performances of orchestral and chamber music by the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra and guest artists including Artist-in-Residence Augustin Hadelich.
The New Jersey Performing Arts Center's award-winning Virtual Summer Camp is set to return in July, delivering two months of engaging opportunities to young people focusing on acting, music theater, Hip Hop, jazz, song, poetry, and more.
Colorado Music Festival presents its summer concert season from July 1 through August 7 at Chautauqua Auditorium (900 Baseline Rd., Boulder, CO), offering 22 diverse performances of orchestral and chamber music by the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra and guest artists, alongside educational programming.
Aaron Lee Battle and Jon Weber are a testament to one of the things that make New York such an amazing city: the artists who call this place home are working at the top of their game and are always moving the goalpost toward something finer, something more challenging, and something more beautiful.
The Sherman Players have been around for nearly a century and that longevity is all down to the people involved in running the organization and keeping the Sherman Playhouse in Sherman CT a relevant part of the community.
West Bay Community Theater, in collaboration with Mixed Magic Theatre, will present Shakespeare in the Spirit at the North Kingstown Town Beach Bandshell on Saturday, June 26th (8pm), featuring the Mixed Magic Exult Choir as well as a host of local actors.
An exceptional contemporary drama concludes the reimagined 2020/2021 season as Syracuse Stage presents Athol Fugard's award-winning “'Master Harold' . . . and the Boys,” available as video on demand June 16 – July 4.
To celebrate Chinatown's history, help combat anti-Asian sentiments, and encourage a robust economic comeback, the Associationfor a Better New York has teamed up with Abacus Federal Savings Bank, Think!Chinatown, Welcome to Chinatown and the Chinatown Core Block Association to host a FREE event in Manhattan's Chinatown that includes a cultural walking tour, complimentary food from participating restaurants, a scavenger hunt, live music and demonstrations, and much more on Thursday, June 17, 2021 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. starting at Kimlau Square, Park Row, New York, NY 10038. All who wish to participate should register here.
United States Artists has announced Lulani Arquette and Roberto Bedoya as recipients of 2021 Berresford Prize, an annual award that honors cultural practitioners who have contributed significantly to the advancement, wellbeing, and care of artists in society. Lulani Arquette and Roberto Bedoya are complementary figures in the field that have both created new possibilities for artists, and will each receive the $25,000 award this year. Their visionary approaches engender cooperation, promote thoughtful civic engagement, and advocate for artists on a local and national level.
The Massey Theatre Society will be opening its doors this fall with a dynamic season! As the Province reopens in a safe and responsible way, audiences will be welcomed to the theatre to come and enjoy theatrical performances, as they are meant to be - live and in person.
Wildly popular dancing champions MAKS & VAL, acclaimed brothers who shot to fame during 17 seasons of “Dancing With The Stars”, debut their innovative new touring show, “Stripped Down”, at Meymandi Concert Hall on Saturday, July 31.
MultiStages will present 'SPEAKOUT: Protest Plays & More,' a virtual festival of multidisciplinary commissioned works, live on June 21 and recorded from June 22 to 25. Conceived and directed by Artistic Director/activist Lorca Peress, the program is a 90 minute turntable of short plays, dance works and poetry exploring the essence of protest and activism in the modern period since the killing of George Floyd.
La Secretaría de Cultura federal y el Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (INBAL), a través de la Compañía Nacional de Danza, informan que debido a la notificación de un posible caso de contagio de COVID-19 se reprograman las funciones de la Gala de ballet que se presentarían en el marco de la temporada 2021 en la Sala Principal del Palacio de Bellas Artes.
Westport Country Playhouse announces its 2021 Joanne Woodward Internship class of three theater career aspirants who will enhance their professional skills and gain on-the-job experience working directly with Playhouse senior staff from June through mid-August.
Robert A. Reed, Executive Director of the Plano Symphony Orchestra, announced today that, at the PSO Annual Meeting held on June 6, 2021, the Board unanimously elected Marion Brockette as President as well as approved the returning and new board members and a new slate of officers. The Board voted to install the following officers: Marion Brockette, President; Dr. Chris Parr, Vice President; Janie Orr, Secretary; Mike Mangum, Treasurer; Marcela Schweers, Guild President.
GrahamFest95 also includes a collaboration with international art gallery Hauser & Wirth, which pairs works by Graham and Robert Cohan with four acclaimed visual artists–-Rita Ackermann, Mary Heilmann, Luchita Hurtado, and Rashid Johnson.
The World Music Theatre Company has announced that its original production of The FunikiJam Show: Totally Awesome Summer will be coming back Off-Broadway. The show opens on Sunday, June 13th at The Actors Temple Theatre, located at 339 West 47th Street, between 8th and 9th Aveues.
The Music Center's presentation of Paul Taylor Dance Company will offer audiences a host of experiences in which they can engage with the world-renowned modern dance company. Five in-person performances (June 16–20, 2021), part of the return of live experiences at The Music Center, will feature the West Coast premiere of Abraham's critically-acclaimed 2019 work, Only the Lonely, set to the music of Shirley Horn, and the beloved and iconic Taylor work, Promethean Fire created in 2002 after 9/11, which suggests that even after cataclysmic events, the human spirit finds renewal and emerges triumphant.
A collaboration with area veterans and civilians called the Straz Center Veteran and Civilian Dance Ensemble will debut an original spoken-word piece, “Freedom Tree,” under the artistic direction of Katurah Robinson and John Park at Straz’s Riverwalk Stage.
NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) hosts InFocus: Canadian Cinema, presented in partnership with the Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles, Québec Government Office in Los Angeles and Telefilm Canada.
Goodspeed Musicals announced today that the two-time Tony Award-winning theater will reopen its doors beginning September 24 with the rousing revue, A Grand Night for Singing: A Celebration of Rodgers & Hammerstein - a fresh take on the quintessential work of Rodgers & Hammerstein.
On June 11, 2021, multi-Grammy nominated cellist Matt Haimovitz’s next recording, PRIMAVERA I the wind, will be released on the PENTATONE Oxingale Series. The new digital album features the first fourteen of 81 new pieces written for Haimovitz, commissioned by THE PRIMAVERA PROJECT.
UTA Artist Space will present Beyond the Looking Glass, a group exhibition of surrealist takes by women about women. Beyond the Looking Glass is curated by gallery director Zuzanna Ciolek, one of the first members of the UTA Fine Arts team when it was established in 2015.
Americans for the Arts today announced that Boston-based arts administrator Allentza Michel has been awarded the Jorge and Darlene Pérez Prize in Public Art & Civic Design, a first-of-its-kind national program established by the Jorge M. Pérez Family Foundation. The award will include a cash stipend of $30,000, as well as additional support for Michel to participate in learning opportunities and discussion about her work with national leaders in the arts and other allied fields.
On Saturday, June 19th, 12:00 PM ET Broadway actress Vasthy Mompoint will be joined by Beyoncé Bassist Divinity Roxx and Broadway Stars Lilli Cooper (Tony Nominee, SpongeBob: The Musical), Gilbert L. Bailey (Beetlejuice), and Jerusha Cavazos (The Prom).
South Street Seaport Museum has announced that as part of the 2021 Season of Seaport Museum Open Days, Bowne & Co. will host FREE, outdoor letterpress printing demonstrations from June 11 to October 10, 2021 on Fridays and Saturdays, plus entry to 1885 Tall Ship Wavertree And Outdoor Exhibition on Pier 16 Fri-Sun Through October 2021.
Virginia Cavaliere played Nina on the 2011/2012 National Tour of In the Heights, singing 'Breathe' in over 77 cities across the United States. This week she releases a medley in anticipation of the In The Heights musical film
The Last Boy in the Second Republic of SHKID, will open at Off-Broadway's Theatre at St. Clements this July 10th, 2021, with a planned transfer to Broadway. This play with music is inspired by the incredible story of the boys of Terezín Concentration Camp's Dorm Number One, who created the longest-running underground publication of the Holocaust.
Coyote StageWorks, the Coachella Valley-based award-winning Actors’ Equity professional theatre company, announced that its founder and board of directors have decided to close the venerated theatre company after 13 years. Along with other theatre companies around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic forced Coyote to cancel its 2019-2020 season, and that closure has continued due to the uncertainty thus far in 2021. This period of forced introspection led Coyote’s leadership to conclude that this was the right time to permanently close the company while celebrating its many accomplishments and accolades.
The McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert, California announced today the appointment of Yvonne Bell as its new Vice President of Development and Tony Jilek-Guidry as Vice President of Marketing, Sales & Guest Services. Both executives have begun their work with the McCallum Senior Management team.
American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University held its Spring Celebration on Saturday, June 5, gathering friends, fans, and supporters from across the US and 21 countries around the world virtually to celebrate departing Executive Producer Diane Borger and for a first look at what’s to come from theater.
The musical will feature a book co-written by Emmy and Golden Globe Award nominee Drescher and Jacobson, with lyrics by Emmy and Golden Globe winner Rachel Bloom and music by Bloom and three-time Emmy winner and the late Tony Award nominee Adam Schlesinger.
The Drama League has releases images of DirectorFest 2021, a multi-week festival celebrating the art of stage directing and honoring the service organization’s 2020-21 Directors Project class of New York and Classical Fellowship recipients.
In its 33rd season, “Live with Kelly and Ryan” ranks as the season’s No. 1 syndicated talk show for the first time ever across all key Nielsen measures, topping “Dr. Phil” by 7% in Total Viewers (2.605 million vs. 2.429 million) and by 14% with Women 25-54 (0.8 rating vs. 0.7 rating), while tying “Dr. Phil” in Households (1.8 rating).
It’s a summer “homecoming” for Goodman Theatre audiences! On July 30, Chicago’s theater since 1925 will resume live, in-person performances following a 16-month COVID-19 pandemic period of darkened stages.
Renowned for his infamous viral Sundance Film Festival short Dock Ellis & The LSD No-No, the band then recruited director James Blagden to helm the visual, animating two perspectives of a day where absolutely nothing can go right in his signature style.
Artpark & Company has announced FREE Family Saturdays as part of the summer 2021 season on Saturdays from June 19, 2021-August 28, 2021, from 12pm-4pm at the Artpark Amphitheater, 450 S 4th St, Lewiston, NY 14092.
The post-documentary will discuss issues impacting the transgender community. The town hall will be co-hosted by transgender activist and award-winning writer Raquel Willis and KGO-TV reporter Reggie Aqui.
The final installment of Theatre Horizon's Art Houses program, which has partnered professional theatre artists with families and households throughout the Greater Philadelphia region to create original performance works, is set for Saturday, June 26 at 7:30pm.
Chocolate Ballerina Company, a contemporary community-based dance organization that supports the hidden talents in youth and adult artists of color in the Philadelphia region, is pleased to announce their upcoming student ballet demonstration, THE BIGGER PICTURE.
Boston Baroque has announced a 2021-2022 Season with both in-person and virtual concerts and events. Boston Baroque’s five-concert series will be presented exclusively from the 5,000 square foot GBH Calderwood Studio, where live audiences on site and virtual audiences around the world will be welcomed to a new concert experience.
MetropolitanZoom will present QUEEN DIVA ~ '90s Soul Divas Tribute in a live premium virtual venue experience, with full service, including pre-show entertainment and meet and greet at the end of the show.
MetropolitanZoom will present COMEDY SHOWCASE STARRING 'KID GRADS' in a live premium virtual venue experience, with full service, including pre-show entertainment and meet and greet at the end of the show.
MetropolitanZoom will present LINDA PURL & TEDD FIRTH ~ Out and About: Songs for a New Beginning in a live premium virtual venue experience, with full service, including pre-show entertainment and meet and greet at the end of the show.
“Murf the Surf is a great addition to the quality docuseries lineup that EPIX viewers have come to expect,” said Michael Wright, President, EPIX. “R.J. Cutler and the talented team at Imagine are crafting an unexpected, exciting, entertaining series, bringing Murf’s truly unique story to life.”
MetropolitanZoom will present ANDY KAHN ~ LIVE from HOMING IT at THE MALIBU in a live premium virtual venue experience, with full service, including pre-show entertainment and meet and greet at the end of the show.
MetropolitanZoom presentsNIKI LUPARELLI ~ Champagne Chaos 7-8:45 PM EST in a live premium virtual venue experience, with full service, including pre-show entertainment and meet and greet at the end of the show.
Following on the heels of The Defeated, a post WWII thriller starring Taylor Kitsch, which will have its global release later this year; Peter McKenna’s Irish family crime drama, Kin, airing this fall on AMC+; and John Morton’s UK adaptation of the popular French series, Call My Agent!
Today though, with the world opening up thanks to vaccination efforts, Vision Video is thrilled to announce fall dates around the U.S., including this year’s Treefort Festival in Boise [all dates below].
Leading each episode with their own partnership’s strengths and challenges, Idris and Sabrina engage in frank, free-flowing and thought-provoking discussions for listeners to incorporate into their own partnerships.
MetropolitanZoom will present JUDY GARLAND ~ 99th Birthday Celebration ~ A Will Friedwald Presentation in a live premium virtual venue experience, with full service, including pre-show entertainment and meet and greet at the end of the show.
Creators Scott Griffin and David Hudson announced that the New York production of the 'smashed' hit Off-Broadway comedy, Drunk Shakespeare, will reopen at The Lounge (located at 711 7th Ave in the heart of Times Square) on Friday, July 2, 2021 for an open-ended run.
Today, Orlando-based artist and songwriter Talii has released a brand new single titled 'Pointless Numbers.' Her first new release of 2021, the song is a brooding display of Talii's effortless take on R&B / neo-soul, all while maintaining her signature dark-pop sensibility.
In recognition and appreciation for their service and sacrifice, the Columbus Symphony and Principal Pops Conductor Stuart Chafetz will present a special free performance of Patriotic Pops on Friday, June 25, for healthcare workers, first responders, active members of the military, and veterans only.
The Mario 100! Concert No. 6 – Mario on Broadway. Sean Patrick Murtagh has announced the sixth concert in his yearlong celebration of the Mario Lanza Centennial. The MAC Award winner will present an evening of Broadway Classics as immortalized by the Golden Tenor of Hollywood, Mario Lanza.
The celebratory concert series will begin July 23 and features bands of Motown, Classic Rock, Jazz, Blues and modern-day Pop on the Main Stage at the Chandler Center for the Arts, 250. N. Arizona Avenue in Chandler.
The Chicago Philharmonic has announced a first-ever collaboration with critically acclaimed multi-genre musical artist and social justice advocate Adrian Dunn for a performance of Redemption to be streamed exclusively via Harris Theatre’s “HT Virtual Stage” from June 29 – August 27.
Celebrating 25 years, YouthWrite is back this summer in-person and online, inspiring kids who love to write... just about anything! YouthWrite is an inclusive, multi-disciplinary writing camp that offers young writers the chance to work with superbly talented instructors from many facets of the performing.
Drama, a new book by Tony winner David Rockwell with Bruce Mau, and edited by Sam Lubell, is now available from Phaidon. Inspired by an early life rooted in the theater, Rockwell has long drawn on aspects of performance to frame and enhance his built work, which ranges from hotels and restaurants, theaters and museums, to set and exhibition design, to workplaces, playgrounds and academic buildings. He aims to create a story within any space he designs, evoking a sense of performance, showmanship and above all - Drama.
Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, Kevin Hart, Wanda Sykes, W. Kamau Bell and others discuss Gregory’s paradigm-shifting significance on the art of comedy and culture. The film features original music by Black Thought of the Grammy® award winning hip-hop band The Roots.
Years from now – when historians write about the initial signs of life that began to emerge from the mists that shrouded the world of live performance toward the end of a worldwide pandemic – it may well be determined that Adam Pascal, the Tony Award-nominated actor, singer and musician, knew exactly how to reconnect to audiences starved for satisfying entertainment.
'It Ain't Me' features the Rangers' lead vocalist Woody Platt’s signature crooning vocals backed by the band's trademark harmonies and harkens back to the straight-ahead bluegrass roots of the band's earlier recordings.
Tickets are available now for Olney Theatre Center’s massive program of live summer events on the open-air Root Family Stage: “Olney Outdoors'. Curated by Kevin McAllister, the series highlights cabaret, jazz, spoken word, drag, dance, faith-centered performances, and theatre for young audiences.
This particular version, which appeared on Relaxin’ with the Miles Davis Quintet, was recorded in October 1956 at Rudy Van Gelder’s studio in Hackensack, NJ, and features Davis on trumpet, Coltrane on tenor sax, Red Garland on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Philly Joe Jones on drums.
Boyd Meets Girl, the duo of Australian guitarist Rupert Boyd and American cellist Laura Metcalf, will present a concert on their own weekly Sunday series, GatherNYC, on June 13 at the historic Morris-Jumel Mansion in upper Manhattan.
West Bay Community Theater, in collaboration with Mixed Magic Theatre, will present Shakespeare in the Spirit at the North Kingstown Town Beach Bandshell on Saturday, June 26th (8pm), featuring the Mixed Magic Exult Choir as well as a host of local actors.
All For One Theater and The Tank will present the archival film of the 2019 world premiere production of Open, a queer love story, streaming on demand June 21 through June 27, 2021 as part of The Tank’s annual PrideFest.
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, together with presenting sponsor The Children's Trust, have announced the 2021 winners of Young Talent Big Dreams, the most widespread local youth talent contest in Miami-Dade history.
DNAWORKS in partnership with Amphibian Stage has been approved for a Grants for Arts Projects award to support its mixed-media, dance-theatre adaptation of Joseph Conrad’s queer novella, The Secret Sharer.
From her auspicious beginnings in bands Uzi, Live Skull, and Dangerous Birds to her wider recognition in Come, Zedek established herself as a singular voice accruing accolades from critics and contemporaries including J. Mascis, Kurt Cobain, and Bob Mould.
In addition to the reveal of its artist ambassador for the 2021 edition of the event, Independent Venue Week announced another milestone this week, declaring that for the first time ever, stages and rooms from ALL 50 US STATES, Washington DC, and Puerto Rico, will be participating in Independent Venue Week.
Daniel McKamey and David Osorio have released the new stop-motion theatre piece: Greek Mythology The Musical! Daniel McKamey and David Osorio write and create comedic musicals. During the pandemic, they were forced to figure out another way to do theatre online.
The electronic pulse of the song quickens as the crunchy synth like crescendos into a bright staccato. but there remains an element of risk there as if to remind us we can never be sure if we’re in the driver’s seat.
LOOKOUT! A much-anticipated day has finally arrived for the BREAK A BAT Podcast, as Patti Murin steps into The Batter's Box in Episode 87! A proud New Yorker, Murin joins Al Malafronte to discuss her long-time love of the New York Yankees.
Perfect for this summer, The Comeback Trail tells the story of Max Barber, (Robert De Niro) an unsuccessful producer of terrible, low-budget movies, who finds himself in debt to his financier and mob boss, Reggie Fontaine (Morgan Freeman.)
Recorded on and off the road, all around the world, the album is very much the brainchild of KALEO frontman, singer, and songwriter JJ Julius Son. Co-producing the majority of it alongside GRAMMY winner Dave Cobb, Julius Son was able to execute his singular vision, leaning into his affinity for blues, folk, and rock.
Now, as a 28-year-old, Lei has rewritten and recorded those songs to articulate themes he struggled to find words for back then: the ups and downs of young love, the need to nurture friendships, and the sentimental work of taking care of yourself each day.
Hinsdale's BAMtheatre will present MAMMA MIA this summer for its High School & College Mainstage Production! The show will take place at Christian Church of Clarendon Hills, 5750 Holmes Ave, Clarendon Hills, IL 60514.
Broadway's Lawrence Leritz will discuss the topic 'Success As A Dancer,' as he joins the free livestream event ONE-HOUR SERIES - to be streamed live on Facebook and YouTube on Sunday, June 13 at 5pm EST.
In honor of what is usually Tony Sunday, the American Theatre Wing is partnering with BroadwayHD in making the Wing’s Centennial Concert that celebrates the theatre community available to all viewers beyond the paywall from June 13-19, while raising awareness for the Wing’s programming.
Hip Hop meets Indie / Punk Rock, the rapper skater and music-tech nerd rocker join forces. The result is a set of hazy, raw genreless pop songs. Loose and sweet on the surface with a melodic, dark heart.
Broadway's Jesse JP Johnson is also a singer/songwriter releasing a new single, Sweet Sweet Lovin’, June 18th on Spotify, iTunes and where you listen to music. “Through all we have been through these past months, everyone could use some lovin’” and Jesse’s song provides that and more!
The It Gets Better Project announced today the second annual It Gets Better: A Digital Pride Experience. The It Gets Better Project aims to reach even more LGBTQ+ youth around the globe while promoting and securing funds to sustain the life-affirming services the organization provides.
This tour is not the first time The Accidentals have collaborated with Fredericks. The Accidentals’ Larson and Buist contributed two songs to Fredericks’ recent Flowers For You album—“Lies You Tell” and “Days Go By”—and were also featured in the video for “Lies You Tell.”
Bard SummerScape today announced casting for Most Happy in Concert, a setting of Frank Loesser’s songs for The Most Happy Fella from director Daniel Fish and arrangers Daniel Kluger and Nathan Koci, who previously collaborated on the Tony Award-winning production of Oklahoma! that originated at Bard SummerScape in 2015.
Every year, more and more wine brands come to market. One way that wine brands can capture consumers’ attention, whether at the wine shop or online, is by using unique, eye-catching label designs to accompany the top quality wines in the bottle. One Italian wine brand in particular, Poggio Anima, is doing just that, reaching consumers nationwide with their spectacular ancient pagan bottle labels on their wines.
For fans craving more cake competition, on Sunday, August 1st and 8th at 10pm ET/PT, don’t miss Buddy vs. Duff: Baker Battle, as Duff’s and Buddy’s teams kick them out of their bakeries to show what they can do without them in their own cake challenges to prove which team is the best.
A lifelong Westerner and recent Los Angeles transplant, Knowler spent his childhood in Yuma, Arizona and Houston, Texas, where much of his learning was self-directed: riding dirt bikes in the desert, writing poetry, or visiting antique stores with his mother, who sold vintage glass beads.
In June 1969, the Stonewall Uprising took place in Manhattan. It was the tipping point in the gay liberation movement in the United States. The Center for Jewish History will commemorate this historical month-long celebration with a series of programs and more.
1812 Productions will present a one-of-a-kind digital theatre experience, Set Model Theatre. Conceived at the height of national quarantine, Set Model Theatre is a documentary series that pulls back the curtain on the creative processes of 15 Philadelphia theatre designers as they work in distanced collaboration on a fantasy production of Shakespeare's King Lear.
‘Dark Cloud’, ‘On The Edge’, ‘The Light’, and ‘The Journey Ahead’ serve as the four main videos that explain in-detail, and bring attention to, various topics such as anxiety, depression, suicide, and many other similar concepts in a granular, in-depth fashion.
Author Shelley Kassian has announced the release of her new contemporary romance, A Sea for Summer. This is the first book in her, Places in the Heart series. Friends have a strict no-spouse rule for significant others at their seaside retreat, but this year they break with tradition.
Matilda, which features a huge cast of talented young actors, tells of a super-powered girl who uses her new skills to help those around her, all the while trying to deal with the atrocious Miss Trunchbull.
The EP also features the hypnotic “No Smoke” and defiant “Big Deal” making Stains an impressive debut and one that is not afraid to confront issues including breakups, sexual awakenings, gender euphoria, isolation and psychedelic divinations with raw and unflinching honesty.
Following the impact of COVID-19 on the performing arts, The Shubert Foundation announced today that it is awarding a record $32.1 million in 2021 grants to 575 not-for-profit theatres, dance companies, professional theatre training programs, and related service agencies across the United States.
Featuring previously released singles “More Like You,” “Pretending” and “Zombie!” as well as today’s new release, the tender heartfelt piano-led ballad “Do You Mind?”, Woman On The Internet is the culmination of years of music making, live shows and Gartland honing her production skills.
The main songwriting unit of Tom Sharkett and Joe Evans exude positivity; an incandescent dance floor giddiness that can be felt all over Vanities. Despite being written in isolation and remoteness the album is rooted in very real physical spaces.
This Global Open Call is part of CSA’s Commitment to Equity in Entertainment in Casting Initiative, a series of conversations, training events and opportunities designed to effect concrete change in how actors in historically underrepresented communities are afforded access to job opportunities.
As for FY21, the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation has allowed the reallocation of existing grant funds to provide more widespread assistance to all organizational members of OPERA America. This will allow OPERA America to waive member dues for all 170 U.S. Professional Company Members and 425 organizational members, including Associate, Business, Career Services, and Educational Producing Associate Members.
Kicking off the summer season with city-dwellers-turned-small-towners, this fresh new series follows sibling renovation team Billy Pearson and Carolyn Wilbrink as they tackle the toughest farmhouse renovations with their stunning designs and custom craftsmanship.
In 2016, Disney’s Broadway Hits returned to the world-famous Royal Albert Hall, featuring songs from award-winning Disney on Broadway shows performed live by world-class singers from the West End and beyond.
Hosted by MYTHBUSTERS alumnus Tory Belleci, mechanic Faye Hadley from MotorTrend’s All Girls Garage series, and engineer and professional race car driver Bisi Ezerioha, MOTOR MYTHBUSTERS searches for truth behind popular automotive myths through a mixture of scientific method, lively curiosity and plain old-fashioned ingenuity.
Set in Moscow 1987, the cold war begins to thaw, after declining his offer for more than 30 years, novelist Graham Greene travels into the heart of the Soviet Union to meet with his old MI6 boss, Kim Philby. Under the watchful eye of Kim’s Russian wife, Rufa, the two men set about catching up on old times.
The Drama Book Shop is officially back thanks to new owners Thomas Kail and Lin-Manuel Miranda.The 104 year-old independent bookstore will open its doors once again tomorrow, Thursday, June 10, at its new home at 266 West 39th Street, between Seventh and Eighth Avenues.
Leicester’s Curve theatre has released production photos for its Made at Curve production of The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, a celebratory reopening concert featuring the songs that made the musicals and memories from the extraordinary life and career of Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Twenty years ago, the world fell in love with a quirky young woman by the name of Amélie Poulain. The French waitress stuck in her own little universe slowly starts to help people find their happiness, finally reaching hers. The stone-skipping and crème brûlée-cracking character played by Audrey Tautou immediately charmed her way into popular culture and by 2015 Daniel Messé, Nathan Tysen, and Craig Lucas had adapted Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s beloved film into a stage musical with Samantha Barks and Phillippa Soo both taking the titular role at separate times in the US.
DREAMSTAGE was launched last August by by CEO Thomas Hesse (former President of Sony Music for Global Digital Business and U.S. Sales/Distribution), CTO Scott Chasin (serial entrepreneur with a track record of successfully founding and growing startups, including ProtectWise and MX Logic), and Artistic Director Jan Vogler (internationally known cellist and director of the Dresden Music Festival).
Come What May, a tribute to the greatest movie musicals of all time including Moulin Rouge, Rocketman, The Greatest Showman, A Star is Born and Burlesque, will head out on a major national theatre tour this September, playing across the UK including at the Mercury Theatre Colchester, the Mayflower Theatre Southampton, the New Theatre Royal Lincoln and Buxton Opera House.
After over a year of programming, producers Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's “Stars In The House” is nearing $1 Million raised to support The Actors Fund, whose COVID relief efforts have helped over 16,300 people in need in the performing arts community.
Every two years, cities from around the world participate in Global Water Dances. This Saturday, June 12, at 7:30 p.m., FIM’s Flint School of Performing Arts will perform its second Global Water Dance at the Flint Riverbank Amphitheater. Global Water Dance events invite choreographers to explore local water issues through dance activism.
Quando se nasce não se conhece o chão, onde se dança, mas dança-se com o corpo, instrumento de criação do movimento, dança-se mesmo antes de saber andar, o corpo a querer crescer, voar. O que o corpo vê dançar fica na memória do corpo que dança, não são necessárias aulas de dança para o corpo dançar, é só deixar o corpo vibrar. Se a vida é um palco, o palco é onde se dança.
BP's 51st season began with a seemingly insurmountable challenge: how to present ballet to an audience in lockdown, with dancers likewise in lockdown, no stage to perform on and no mass gatherings allowed. Surely in such a situation, ballet would need to go on hiatus together with the rest of the world.
This evening is your chance to enjoy some peace and unity along with delicious food from the Mill, first-rate wine and fantastic music performed by an array of talented singers from The TADA Theatre all in the wonderful outdoor setting of The Mill at Telegraph located at 330 S 21st St, Lincoln, NE.
Susie Wang spares no means and uses both advanced and simple tricks to lure you to places you do not want to be. Now you can experience the critically acclaimed and Ibsen Prize-nominated play Licht und Liebe in Oslo!
Parce que les bons souvenirs d’hier promettent les belles soirées de demain, le French Bœuf de rentrée fera en septembre un retour attendu. Inauguré la saison dernière, son principe reste le même : de jeunes artistes internationaux réunis en toute décontraction, un programme inspiré par l’humeur et l’ambiance festive, où se côtoient cette année Rameau et Ravel, Mozart et Sarasate, Falla et Clara Olivares…
Clean out your closets and cupboards for Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre! The theatre is hosting a drive for clothing and household items now through June 10. FMCT's mission is to enrich its greater community through engaging theatrical and educational opportunities of high artistic quality. By donating, you can help ensure they are able to do so for years to come.
HASAN MINHAJ was the host and creator of the weekly comedy show Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj that premiered on Netflix in October 2018. The series explored the modern cultural and political landscape with depth and sincerity through his unique comedic voice. The show received a 2019 Peabody Award, a 2019 Primetime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Motion Design,” and was recognized for a 2020 Television Academy Honor.
This one-act is a bite-sized portion of Gilbert and Sullivan’s signature witty lyrics, catchy tunes, and ridiculous plotlines. Unlike most Gilbert and Sullivan shows, there is no spoken dialogue. This 30 min show will be followed by a Concert of G&S Favourites.
Following a recent skills and demographic audit of UK Theatre's membership and Board, the organization has identified where there are skills gaps and areas of under-representation (these anonymised figures will be published soon).
Developer Ben Mabie's intent is to build a 1,000-seat, three-story dinner theater, which would patrons to dine on catered meals that would be brought into the venue after being pre-ordered by guests. The proposal is expected to include hours of operation and other details about the theater.
Each of the five selected recipient receives £1000, as well as technical, marketing and creative support from Iris Theatre to develop and present their work as part of the Summer Festival. Each artist receives 50% of their production's box office revenue.
The Board of Directors of the Festival de Lanaudière welcomes two new high-profile administrators from within the business community - Charles Milliard, President-Director General of the Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec, and Florence Turpault-Desroches, Vice-President — Communications of La Presse and Director General of the Fondation La Presse.
South West company, Documental Theatre has interviewed sixteen participants. These include, among others, a prisoner’s spouse, a support worker in a children’s home, the parent of a recovering alcoholic, a domestic worker sending money to her family overseas, a mother of an autistic adult, a Navy wife and a resettled Syrian who spent years trying to bring his mother to safety.
The Digital Access performance, originally scheduled to livestream on Saturday 12 June, 2.00 pm has been rescheduled to Saturday 19 June at 2.00 pm. Ticket holders may either exchange their booking to the Digital Access* viewing option or refund the price of all tickets to the original payment method.
Signature Theatre will present After Midnight, running June 13 – August 4, 2021. This exhilarating song and dance extravaganza is set to the swinging sounds of Duke Ellington, Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields, Harold Arlen and more and framed by the poems of Langston Hughes.
From young gay boy in Mesquite, Texas, to global fame on 'RuPaul's Drag Race' season 5 and a triumphant return to season 2 of 'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars', Alyssa is hailed as one of 'the most powerful drag queens in America' by New York Magazine.
A window into the running of a small theatre company pre-pandemic, and the making of a fringe theatre show, IN Exchange is a feature length documentary chronicling the highs and lows of Exchange Theatre Company producing Molière's Misanthrope at London's Camden People's Theatre in 2018.
The ensemble cast includes Debbie Chazen (The Girls, West End), Rosalind Ford (Once, UK Tour), Aruhan Galieva (King John, Royal & Derngate and Shakespeare’s Globe), Paula James (The Snow Queen, Park Theatre), Alex Mugnaioni (Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Rose Theatre Kingston and West End), Peter Pearson (Welcome to the UK, The Bunker), and more!
Drawing inspiration from classic surreal, expressionist films by Ingmar Bergman and Jean Cocteau, Edward II will be live on Wednesday 9 June at 7pm BST, and available on catch-up thereafter. The Show Must Go Online's Month of Marlowe comes after the collective performed the entirety of William Shakespeare's First Folio in weekly livestreamed readings over 36 consecutive weeks last year.
On Wednesday 10 June 2020, the scholar James Nwoye Adichie died in Nigeria. Three months later, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the acclaimed author of Half a Yellow Sun and Americanah, published a beautiful tribute to the father she loved 'so much, so fiercely, so tenderly', a poignant meditation on the meaning, impact and nature of grief, in the New Yorker. Out of that essay grew a book, published in May 2021.
Magic Goes Wrong will open on tour at Curve, Leicester on 16 July, before visiting Salford, Eastbourne, Cambridge, Newcastle, Leeds, Liverpool, Milton Keynes, Southampton, Woking and Bath with further dates to be announced.
Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway musical ONCE, which is set to melt hearts again at Melbourne’s prestigious Comedy Theatre from 17 September. Based on the movie of the same name by John Carney, with a book by Enda Walsh, it is the only Broadway show with music that won the Academy Award®, Grammy Award®, Olivier Award and Tony Award®.
On Friday 23 July, Off The Kerb Productions showcases three of the UK's finest comedians in Stand Up in the Park with Russell Kane, Rich Hall and Angela Barnes. Audiences can look forward to quick-fire hyperactive stimulation from Kane, expertly-crafted tirades and banter from Hall and gloriously down-to-earth straight-talking wit from Barnes.
That first year in Vancouver, the artistic duo opened Centro Flamenco School and founded the Vancouver International Flamenco Festival, now in its thirty-second year. As musical director for the dance company Flamenco Rosario, Victor arranged and composed for their original creations and performed as the lead guitarist. His life as a performer included working with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Arts Umbrella and participating in numerous festivals.
Marshall received a $100 gift certificate and Gordon a $50 gift certificate to On Your Toes Dancewear. Current and former students of the Marblehead School of Ballet were eligible to write and submit a 100 to 250 word story or a poem with the theme, Your Love of Dance.
The World Premiere of George Jeffrie and Bert Tyler-Moore's stage adaptation the Channel 4 hit The Windsors will premiere this summer. The Windsors: Endgame will open at the Prince of Wales Theatre on 2 August with a press night on 10 August. Tickets are now on sale.
A rare chance to see this early work which makes a UK Premier in June 2021 Including Windsor's Old Court, Chiswick Playhouse ,Up Stairs at The Gate House, Highgate and St Saviours Hall St Albans and Harpenden Park Hall.
Stay True, An LGBTQ+ Theatre Company presents their first annual Bloom: A Collection of New Queer Voices, In Memory of Timothy Conigrave. Bloom is a collection of new works written by playwrights in the LGBTQIA+ community.
Redwood City Youth Theatre (RWCYT), the youth education division of Dragon Theatre Productions Company (AKA “the Dragon”) will host multi-week in-person theatre conservatories and arts camps for local youth this summer, running June 21, 2021 - August 6, 2021 in Redwood City, CA.
Kell was active in the 1960's San Francisco North Beach beat poetry scene, and the poetry and music scene in Albuquerque and Placitas in the 1970's. For years he published Desperado, a poetry anthology. In 1997 he moved into a small cabin south of Santa Fe on a friend's property where he lived for thirteen years until his death in 2011.
These programs focus on activities that help in one of four areas: social appropriateness, independent living, work enhancement skills, and community participation. VACNJ works with two of the ECLC PRIDE groups each week. Led by art therapist Megan Tuttle, these groups create art to promote social and emotional well-being.
Presenting a special homage to our nation's capital, Washington, D.C., appearances will include guest of honor Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III, Congressman James E. Clyburn and Former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama along with performances from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and gifted young dancers from The Ailey School.
Live comedy is making a huge comeback in Portsmouth at the Roundabout Diner. Jim McCue and Helen DeMarzio founded the Boston Comedy Festival, now considered among the most prestigious comedy events in all of America. The BCF is joining forces with the Roundabout Diner to open McCue’s Comedy Club in Portsmouth, NH.
Performances will take place at several in-person locations throughout the South Bronx–featuring the voices of artists, activists and community members highlighting local and international struggles for social justice.
Did the pandemic put a damper on your film acting career plans? The Actor’s Launch House in Los Angeles is here to help you pick up right where you left off…. but under one roof and with more motivation than ever!
With hits like “Country Roads,” “Surfin' USA,” and “Deep in the Heart of Texas,” the musical touring show includes two public outdoor performances – one at Nathan Benderson Park (Sunday, July 11 at 7PM) and another at Phillipi Estate Park (Sunday, July 18 at 7PM).
It won't be long now! In the Heights hits the big screen in a matter of hours, and when it does, the world will get to celebrate the joy of Lin-Manuel's first big musical. But Broadway fans remember that long before the film, In the Heights took the New York theatre scene by storm. Quiara Alegría Hudes was a part of that original team as the musical's book writer, and she returned this time to adapt the screenplay.
StoreyBoard entertainment went big with their production of CHESS THE MUSICAL. It’s a big cast giving big performances in a big setting, and backed by an orchestra and choir, the whole performance comes together to be an impressive production. The stage itself is small, but every bit jumps out in this brilliant production.