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BWW Review: The Haunted Tune of Nuance Theatre Co's CHAMBER MUSIC Photo BWW Review: The Haunted Tune of Nuance Theatre Co's CHAMBER MUSIC
by Kristen Morale - September 29, 2021

Within the attic of an insane asylum, in a time and place of little importance and for reasons unknown, eight women of history convene to discuss the business of their lives - shells of people who once embodied greatness, now pieced together by moments of nostalgia and hysteria. When all that was ha...
National Theatre Announces Lineup for November 2021 - February 2022 Photo National Theatre Announces Lineup for November 2021 - February 2022
by Stephi Wild - September 23, 2021

The National Theatre today announces the on-sale dates of upcoming productions Trouble in Mind, Wuthering Heights and Small Island, as well as the return of daytime opening for visitors....
Wake Up With BWW 8/17: Camille A. Brown Will Direct FOR COLORED GIRLS on Broadway, an Photo Wake Up With BWW 8/17: Camille A. Brown Will Direct FOR COLORED GIRLS on Broadway, and More!
by Stephi Wild - August 17, 2021

Today's top stories: Camille A. Brown will direct and choreograph 'for colored girls' on Broadway, Wicked hires Director of Social Responsibility, Museum of Broadway set for 2022, and more!...
Violent Femmes Celebrate 30th Anniversary of 'Why Do Birds Sing?' Photo Violent Femmes Celebrate 30th Anniversary of 'Why Do Birds Sing?'
by TV News Desk - July 27, 2021

Also available is a vinyl reissue of the original 13-track album, featuring freshly remastered favorites like “American Music” and the band’s inspired cover of Culture Club’s “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me.”...
Dance Umbrella Announces Live Programme For 2021 Festival Photo Dance Umbrella Announces Live Programme For 2021 Festival
by Stephi Wild - August 05, 2021

The live programme includes performances from the extraordinary visual artist and theatre-maker Dimitris Papaioannou, and a Dance Umbrella Festival debut from Japanese artist Takeshi Matsumoto with a new sensory show for under 5's. ...
Grammy-Winner Terence Blanchard Celebrates New Album and Met Opera Debut! Photo Grammy-Winner Terence Blanchard Celebrates New Album and Met Opera Debut!
by A.A. Cristi - October 07, 2021

On Saturday, November 13, the two-time Oscar nominee, five-time Grammy-winning trumpeter, and composer Terence Blanchard celebrates the life and legacy of mentor, Wayne Shorter, with his new album Absence. Blanchard celebrates both the brilliance of Shorter's legacy and the inspiration he has given ...
THE RACONTEURS: A STORY OF GEORGE BURNS AND GRACIE ALLEN Podcast Concludes on Gracie Photo THE RACONTEURS: A STORY OF GEORGE BURNS AND GRACIE ALLEN Podcast Concludes on Gracie Allen's 126th Birthday
by A.A. Cristi - July 19, 2021

Highlights from Lauren Milberger's Eugene O'Neill Conference Semi-finalist play, The Raconteurs: A Story Of George Burns And Gracie Allen: The podcast will conclude its four-part episode, first season run. on Monday, July 26th, the 126th Anniversary of Gracie Allen's birthday....
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Announces 2021-2022 Season of Special Event Photo La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Announces 2021-2022 Season of Special Events
by Chloe Rabinowitz - August 31, 2021

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Producing Artistic Director BT McNicholl will welcome you home to a very special return season of truly exhilarating events at the newly renovated theatre! Won’t it be amazing to once again laugh together at the unmistakable comedy of the one-and-only JAY LE...
Pioneers Go East Collective Presents CROSSROADS Next Month at Judson Memorial Church Photo Pioneers Go East Collective Presents CROSSROADS Next Month at Judson Memorial Church
by Stephi Wild - October 14, 2021

CROSSROADS is a dance, film, and cross-disciplinary performance series centering the work of queer, BIPOC, and feminist artists. Presented by Pioneers Go East Collective, the fall 2021 series will feature in-progress works by 12 artists with diverse aesthetic and conceptual approaches to dance and p...
Riverdale Children's Theatre To Be Featured On CNN's CHAMPIONS FOR CHANGE Photo Riverdale Children's Theatre To Be Featured On CNN's CHAMPIONS FOR CHANGE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 15, 2021

The Riverdale Children's Theatre has been chosen by CNN anchor John Berman as one of the news networks 2021 'Champions for Change. This week- long event, starting September 19th on CNN, shines a spotlight on innovators, changemakers and pioneers who are challenging the status quo to improve the live...
92Y Harkness Dance Center Announces 2021-22 Season Photo 92Y Harkness Dance Center Announces 2021-22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - August 18, 2021

The 92Y Harkness Dance Center has announced the 2021-22 season, anchored by a new Mainstage Series of ten unique performances in one of the art form’s most historic spaces – Kaufmann Concert Hall....
Big Telly Theatre Company Will Premiere DEPARTMENT STORY At Belfast International Art Photo Big Telly Theatre Company Will Premiere DEPARTMENT STORY At Belfast International Arts Festival 2021
by Stephi Wild - September 01, 2021

Pioneers of immersive, site-specific theatre production, Big Telly Theatre Company are set to present the world premiere of Department Story as part of this year's Belfast International Arts Festival. ...
Thirsty Girl & Pontani Productions Present THE 19TH ANNUAL NEW YORK BURLESQUE FESTIVA Photo Thirsty Girl & Pontani Productions Present THE 19TH ANNUAL NEW YORK BURLESQUE FESTIVAL
by A.A. Cristi - August 31, 2021

The New York Burlesque Festival is the largest and most acclaimed festival of its kind in the world, attracting sold-out crowds since its premiere in 2003.  ...
Forward Motion Physically Integrated Dance Festival & Conference Returns to Miami in Photo Forward Motion Physically Integrated Dance Festival & Conference Returns to Miami in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 16, 2021

Arts and culture that address who we are at this moment can be a vital part of both change and recovery, and the third annual Forward Motion Physically Integrated Dance Festival & Conference, taking place in Miami from September 22 through the 25, aims to do just that. Venues include Miami-Dade Coun...
The Green-Wood Cemetery Announces Fall Season Photo The Green-Wood Cemetery Announces Fall Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - August 18, 2021

The Green-Wood Cemetery has released its calendar of fall programs, and it includes the return of popular events as well as new and engaging experiences. Green-Wood will continue offering virtual programming for those who cannot or are not ready to be there in person....
Birdland Announces November Programming Featuring Jason Kravits, Linda Purl with Bill Photo Birdland Announces November Programming Featuring Jason Kravits, Linda Purl with Billy Stritch Trio & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - October 13, 2021

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this November with a full slate of nightly performances!  At Birdland Jazz Club, catch Bill Charlap Duets with Houston Person, Jon Faddis, Chris Potter and Ron Carter, Peter Cincotti, Jihye Lee Big Band, The Hot Sardines, and more....
Robert Cuccioli, Karen Ziemba and More to Star in Revival of MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION Photo Robert Cuccioli, Karen Ziemba and More to Star in Revival of MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION
by Chloe Rabinowitz - August 24, 2021

Gingold Theatrical Group will return to live, in-person performance with a rare revival of Bernard Shaw's Mrs. Warren’s Profession starring Robert Cuccioli, David Lee Huynh, Alvin Keith, Nicole King, Raphael Nash Thompson, and Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba as Mrs. Warren....
MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION Starring Robert Cuccioli, Karen Ziemba & More Begins Perform Photo MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION Starring Robert Cuccioli, Karen Ziemba & More Begins Performances Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - October 12, 2021

Gingold Theatrical Group is returning to live, in-person performances tonight, Tuesday October 12th, with a rare revival of Bernard Shaw's Mrs. Warren’s Profession starring Robert Cuccioli, David Lee Huynh, Alvin Keith, Nicole King, Raphael Nash Thompson, and Tony® Award winner Karen Ziemba as Mrs. ...
Frisky & Mannish's POPLAB Will Be Performed at Assembly Festival Gardens This Month Photo Frisky & Mannish's POPLAB Will Be Performed at Assembly Festival Gardens This Month
by Stephi Wild - July 21, 2021

Back in 2019, the duo celebrated a decade in the business with PopLab, a tenth anniversary celebration of their wildly popular brand of musical infotainment, and their first brand-new full-length show since 2014. ...
Center For Performance Research Announces 2022 Artists-in-Residence Photo Center For Performance Research Announces 2022 Artists-in-Residence
by Stephi Wild - September 30, 2021

Center for Performance Research has announced the ten artists selected for its 2022 Artist-in-Residence (AiR) Program. This year-long residency supports a wide range of artists working within various perspectives of contemporary dance and performance, and time-based forms. ...
Twyla Ellis Releases New Southern Gothic Mystery Novel - THE VOICES AT THE END OF THE Photo Twyla Ellis Releases New Southern Gothic Mystery Novel - THE VOICES AT THE END OF THE ROAD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 28, 2021

Author Twyla Ellis has announced the release of her new southern gothic paranormal mystery, The Voices at the End of the Road. Published by Zimbell House Publishing, this is the third book in the Ghosts of the Big Thicket series....
THE SYSTEM Will Be Streamed Live On Stage From the New Wolsey Theatre in August Photo THE SYSTEM Will Be Streamed Live On Stage From the New Wolsey Theatre in August
by Stephi Wild - July 15, 2021

In this incisive drama, the audience is invited into the interrogation room with the murder suspects. As, one by one, the murder suspects give their accounts of that night, a dark truth begins to reveal itself. A truth so powerful it could change everything… and everyone.  ...
ABC News Announces Special Honoring Women in Hip-Hop Photo ABC News Announces Special Honoring Women in Hip-Hop
by Michael Major - October 12, 2021

Narrated by Salt of Salt-N-Pepa, 'Real Queens of Hip Hop' features spoken word by MC Lyte, new interviews with Rappers Eve, Da Brat, Trina, City Girls, Monie Love, Yo-Yo and More, and an original score by WondaGurl....
Continuo Foundation Launches Second Round Of Grants To Period-instrument Ensembles Photo Continuo Foundation Launches Second Round Of Grants To Period-instrument Ensembles
by Stephi Wild - July 15, 2021

This new round follows the initial £150,000 in grants awarded in March 2021 to 23 ensembles, creating 377 paid engagements for freelance musicians. The first round highlighted the number of excellent ensembles struggling in lockdown, and the great need for support. ...
Greta Mendez MBE Curates A Time To Breathe Festival Photo Greta Mendez MBE Curates A Time To Breathe Festival
by Stephi Wild - October 06, 2021

Curated by Greta Mendez MBE, new cross-genre festival A Time To Breathe (26th – 31st October) will span Batuke, contemporary dance, Calypso, choreo-poem, Lover's Rock and more. ...