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Photos: Janáček's JENŮFA Returns to the London Coliseum Photo Photos: Janáček's JENŮFA Returns to the London Coliseum
by A.A. Cristi - March 13, 2024

David Alden’s double Olivier Award-winning production of Janáček’s Jenůfa returns to the London Coliseum. See first look photos!...


Review: SONGBIRD at Kennedy Center Photo Review: SONGBIRD at Kennedy Center
by Roger Catlin - March 12, 2024

There’s an awful lot of death in opera, Timothy O’Leary, the general director of Washington National Opera, lamented on a recent opening night. And those plentiful tragedies are also often further burdened with overbearing scores, turgid storylines, super-large casts and strident if not shrill perfo...


Everyman Theatre Presents BALTIMORE, BROADWAY, AND BEYOND Photo Everyman Theatre Presents BALTIMORE, BROADWAY, AND BEYOND
by A.A. Cristi - June 14, 2024

Everyman Theatre has announced a new summer music series, Baltimore Broadway and Beyond, featuring a diverse lineup of performances celebrating local and Broadway talent....


GALA Hispanic Theatre Presents NOCHE DE ESTRELLAS 2024 Photo GALA Hispanic Theatre Presents NOCHE DE ESTRELLAS 2024
by A.A. Cristi - May 06, 2024

GALA Hispanic Theatre will host its annual Noche de Estrellas benefit event honoring two extraordinary leaders at the National Museum of Women in the Arts....


Review: JENŮFA, London Coliseum Photo Review: JENŮFA, London Coliseum
by Franco Milazzo - March 15, 2024

Opera is not short of stories where women are violated and abandoned by the men in their lives but Leoš Janáček’s Jenůfa is an especially cruel tale....


Review: KINKY BOOTS at Wonder Theatre Photo Review: KINKY BOOTS at Wonder Theatre
by Jill Ripa - March 11, 2024

The first show in Wonder Theatre's new space at Wonderland of the Americas was energetic, fun, colorful, and tender. The entire Wonder Theatre company brought this stage to life in a perfect explosion of live theatre!...


First Stage's Young Company to Present AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE Photo First Stage's Young Company to Present AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 09, 2024

First Stage's Young Company, the Theater Academy's award-winning training program for advanced high school actors, will present its final production of the 2023/24 season, AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE. Learn how to purchase tickets....


The 2024 HARLEM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Announces Line-up For 19th Edition Photo The 2024 HARLEM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Announces Line-up For 19th Edition
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2024

Discover the film lineup for Harlem Intl FF 2024, returning to Columbia University's screens in May. Stay updated with BroadwayWorld for the latest festival news....


Theater Alliance Presents POETRY FOR THE PEOPLE: THE JUNE JORDAN EXPEIRENCE Photo Theater Alliance Presents POETRY FOR THE PEOPLE: THE JUNE JORDAN EXPEIRENCE
by A.A. Cristi - May 29, 2024

Theater Alliance will present POETRY FOR THE PEOPLE: THE JUNE JORDAN EXPERIENCE, bringing performances into communities throughout Washington, DC....


Denver Arts & Venues Opens Nominations for the Mayor's Awards for Excellence in Arts Photo Denver Arts & Venues Opens Nominations for the Mayor's Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 14, 2024

Denver Arts & Venues is now accepting nominations and applications to honor individuals who have significantly contributed to Denver's arts and culture scene....


Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet at the Drama Desk Awards Photo Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet at the Drama Desk Awards
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - June 11, 2024

Winners for the 2024 Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced last night at NYU Skirball Center. Tony Award Winners Sutton Foster and Aaron Tveit hosted the ceremony. Check out photos from the red carpet here!...


Jaxx Theatricals Presents CHESS The Musical At The Hollywood Fringe Festival Photo Jaxx Theatricals Presents CHESS The Musical At The Hollywood Fringe Festival
by A.A. Cristi - May 08, 2024

Get ready for Jaxx Theatricals' presentation of CHESS, the Musical at the Hollywood Fringe Festival & Encore Awards Series. This marks the final show of their 17th anniversary season and the first of their 18th. Directed by award-winning Jeremy Lucas, the musical features music by ABBA's Benny Ander...


Theater Alliance Forced To Leave Longtime Space At Anacostia Playhouse Photo Theater Alliance Forced To Leave Longtime Space At Anacostia Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - April 15, 2024

Theater Alliance has announced that after 12 years as the professional company in residence, the company will be leaving its longtime home at Anacostia Playhouse. ...


ROCK OF AGES (TEEN EDITION) Comes to Sutter Street Theatre Photo ROCK OF AGES (TEEN EDITION) Comes to Sutter Street Theatre
by Stephi Wild - June 07, 2024

Rock of Ages (Teen Edition) comes to the Sutter Street Theatre this month. Performances run June 15th – July 14th....


Opera Parallele To Present EXPANSIVE 2024 Transgender Showcase This August Photo Opera Parallele To Present EXPANSIVE 2024 Transgender Showcase This August
by A.A. Cristi - May 21, 2024

Opera Parallele has announced EXPANSIVE, a transgender showcase set for August 8-9, 2024, highlighting diverse talent and stories in a groundbreaking performance....


Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company Heads Into 45th Anniversary With Summer & Fall Lineup  Photo Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company Heads Into 45th Anniversary With Summer & Fall Lineup 
by A.A. Cristi - June 07, 2024

Woolly Mammoth Theatre announces its new season, adopting the London model of short-term programming. The season will run through the end of the year with diverse and dynamic productions....


Review: SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL by Little Radical Theatrics Photo Review: SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL by Little Radical Theatrics
by Joseph Harrison - April 14, 2024

It takes a large imagination to come up with new ideas for the stage, and when the show in question is based on the books of one of the most beloved children’s book authors of the last century – it better be filled to the brim with creativity. Luckily, Orlando’s Little Radical Theatrics has done jus...


Nua Dance Brings NOISE to University Theatre, Bath Spa Live and Exeter Phoenix This S Photo Nua Dance Brings NOISE to University Theatre, Bath Spa Live and Exeter Phoenix This Spring
by Stephi Wild - March 27, 2024

Nua Dance will present its immersive promenade performance NOISE at University Theatre, Bath Spa (25 April) and Exeter Phoenix (30 April) this spring....


Video: Director Sideeq Heard on FAT HAM at Geffen Playhouse Photo Video: Director Sideeq Heard on FAT HAM at Geffen Playhouse
by Joshua Wright - April 12, 2024

Watch as Director Sideeq shares what he hopes audiences will understand about themselves and others after seeing Fat Ham at Geffen Playhouse....


beccs To Open for Pomme in New York City and Boston Photo beccs To Open for Pomme in New York City and Boston
by Josh Sharpe - May 21, 2024

beccs has announced that she will be opening for the French singer and songwriter Pomme at her upcoming Boston and New York City shows this June. The indie pop artist will be added to the June 12 date at Boston’s The Sinclair and New York City’s Webster Hall show on June 15. The Boston-bred native t...


Jo Koy Will Bring JO KOY: JUST BEING KOY TOUR to the Fox Theatre Photo Jo Koy Will Bring JO KOY: JUST BEING KOY TOUR to the Fox Theatre
by Stephi Wild - May 08, 2024

Comedian Jo Koy announced his ALL-NEW JO KOY: JUST BEING KOY TOUR that will include a stop at the Fox Theatre on Saturday, Nov. 23. The tour will kick off Sept. 6 at the Toyota Center in Houston and continue through 2025. ...


Review: ROCK OF AGES at The Studio Theatre Photo Review: ROCK OF AGES at The Studio Theatre
by Theresa Bertram - April 22, 2024

What did our critic think of ROCK OF AGES at The Studio Theatre?...


See Alice Ripley and John McDaniel, JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY & More at Birdland in Apr Photo See Alice Ripley and John McDaniel, JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY & More at Birdland in April
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 01, 2024

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this April with a full slate of nightly performances! See who is performing and learn how to purchase tickets....


World Premiere Plays & More Set for Signature Theatre 2024-25 Season Photo World Premiere Plays & More Set for Signature Theatre 2024-25 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 03, 2024

Signature Theatre has unveiled its 2024/2025 Season. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets!...


Winners Announced For Underbelly's Edinburgh Untapped Awards 2024 Photo Winners Announced For Underbelly's Edinburgh Untapped Awards 2024
by A.A. Cristi - March 28, 2024

Underbelly, New Diorama Theatre and Concord Theatricals have announced this year’s winners for the hit-making Edinburgh Untapped Award - designed to support and discover theatre makers at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe....






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