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Take three best friends who are among the top sleight-of-hand artists in the US, send them from city to city with only a few dollars in their pockets and give them a goal. What do you get? Ocean's Eleven carefully orchestrated and artfully executed capers with tricks that become more complex as the stakes get higher. Whether they're rearranging the print on a dollar bill and making it burst into flames, making a cell phone disappear and reappear in a fountain, switching places with a carriage driver, causing him to vanish instantly or executing a mesmerizing Houdini style jail escape in front of several witnesses, these amazing magicians are guaranteed to have audiences asking 'how did they do that?'

Diversionary Theatre Announces The Clark Cabaret & Bar January Calendar Photo Diversionary Theatre Announces The Clark Cabaret & Bar January Calendar
by A.A. Cristi - January 03, 2023

Diversionary Theatre's Clark Cabaret & Bar launches the new year with its nightly queer-themed, mostly-free entertainment, Wednesday through Monday.  The Clark Cabaret is an intimate space inside Diversionary Theatre in University Heights, San Diego, that includes a stage, a large patio, and a full ...
Review: VERDI'S MACBETH at Winter Opera Photo Review: VERDI'S MACBETH at Winter Opera
by Steve Callahan - January 25, 2023

St. Louis’ Winter Opera opened its sixteenth season with a vocally brilliant production of Verdi’s Macbeth....
Review: VERDI'S MACBETH at Winter Opera Photo Review: VERDI'S MACBETH at Winter Opera
by Steve Callahan - January 25, 2023

St. Louis’ Winter Opera opened its sixteenth season with a vocally brilliant production of Verdi’s Macbeth....
Adelaide Festival Announces 2023 Program Photo Adelaide Festival Announces 2023 Program
by Stephi Wild - November 09, 2022

The 38th Adelaide Festival, to be launched this Wednesday 9 November, at Adelaide Town Hall and via livestream offers a total of 52 events in theatre, music, opera, dance, media and visual arts, including major festivals-within-the-festival Adelaide Writers' Week, UKARIA Chamber Landscapes and WOMAD...
Diversionary Theatre Announces Clark Cabaret August 2022 Event Calendar Photo Diversionary Theatre Announces Clark Cabaret August 2022 Event Calendar
by Stephi Wild - July 29, 2022

Highlights include musical performances by regular favorites Ria Carey and Aaron Turner, Kenny Ard, Don LeMaster, and the Sue Palmer Quartet.  August also features musical acts new to the Clark Cabaret, including soul and R&B artist Kori Gillis, the Janice Edwards Trio playing American standards, ja...
BWW Interview: Mark Ravenhill Talks Lockdown Writing, Pub Theatres And THE HAUNTING O Photo BWW Interview: Mark Ravenhill Talks Lockdown Writing, Pub Theatres And THE HAUNTING OF SUSAN A at the King's Head Theatre
by Fiona Scott - June 07, 2022

Mark Ravenhill is a playwright, director and the new artistic director and joint CEO of the King’s Head Theatre, London’s oldest pub theatre, which is currently celebrating its 50th year. We spoke with Ravenhill about the theatre’s anniversary programming....
2022 Year in Review: Franco Milazzo's Best of 2022 Photo 2022 Year in Review: Franco Milazzo's Best of 2022
by Franco Milazzo - December 28, 2022

If 2020 was the year theatre ground to a halt and 2021 was when it nervously found its legs again (only to fall over occasionally), then 2022 was when it blasted back to some kind of normal with many pandemic-delayed shows finally seeing the inside of a venue....
Bourbon & Beyond Festival to Come to Louisville in September Photo Bourbon & Beyond Festival to Come to Louisville in September
by Marissa Tomeo - April 05, 2022

Bourbon & Beyond has announced its full calendar. Find out how to get tickets and more. The event will be held September 15-18 at the Highland Festival Grounds at Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville....
Bourbon & Beyond Festival to Come to Louisville in September Photo Bourbon & Beyond Festival to Come to Louisville in September
by Marissa Tomeo - April 05, 2022

Bourbon & Beyond has announced its full calendar. Find out how to get tickets and more. The event will be held September 15-18 at the Highland Festival Grounds at Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville....
Tickets on Sale for Christiane Noll & Nathan R. Matthews Led Riverside Opera Ensemble Photo Tickets on Sale for Christiane Noll & Nathan R. Matthews Led Riverside Opera Ensemble Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

Tickets are still available for the concert presented by The Riverside Opera Ensemble at Merkin Hall featuring Tony nominee Christiane Noll (Ragtime) and Nathan R. Matthews who is producing as well as performing in the show. ...
FREUD'S LAST SESSION Returns To King's Head Theatre London in July Photo FREUD'S LAST SESSION Returns To King's Head Theatre London in July
by Stephi Wild - June 15, 2022

Freud's Last Session returns to the King's Head Theatre after a sell-out run in January and February 2022....
World Premiere of JASPER Starring Dominic Fumusa, Abigail Hawk & Jessica Pimentel Beg Photo World Premiere of JASPER Starring Dominic Fumusa, Abigail Hawk & Jessica Pimentel Begins Performances Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 08, 2022

Yonder Window Theatre Company and  Executive Producer Lisa Dozier are presenting the World premiere of Grant MacDermott’s play JASPER off-Broadway, directed by Katie McHugh. Performances will begin on September 8....
Bryant Park Reading Room Announces August 2022 Lineup Featuring LaTonya Yvette, Emily Photo Bryant Park Reading Room Announces August 2022 Lineup Featuring LaTonya Yvette, Emily St. John Mandel & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - August 02, 2022

The Bryant Park Reading Room announced August’s lineup. The 2019 African American Literary Award’s Break Out Author Of The Year, LaTonya Yvette, joins on August 10th with her children’s book, “The Hair Book,” along with Emily St. John Mandel, who has just been added to Barack Obama’s Summer Reading ...
Diversionary Theatre Announces Clark Cabaret & Bar September 2022 Free Events Photo Diversionary Theatre Announces Clark Cabaret & Bar September 2022 Free Events
by A.A. Cristi - August 29, 2022

Diversionary Theatre has announced its Clark Cabaret & Bar's September 2022 event calendar featuring free, queer-themed entertainment in an intimate space that includes a stage, a large patio, and a full bar in the heart of University Heights.  ...
Feature: The 101 GREATEST YACHT ROCK SONGS OF ALL TIME for Your Summer Playlist - fea Photo Feature: The 101 GREATEST YACHT ROCK SONGS OF ALL TIME for Your Summer Playlist - featuring Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins, Christopher Cross and Steely Dan
by Peter Nason - June 16, 2022

Reviewer Peter Nason counts down the greatest 101 YACHT ROCK HITS for your summertime listening pleasure....
BWW Interview: Irish Repertory Theatre Gears Up to Celebrate Hal Prince at 2022 Gala Photo BWW Interview: Irish Repertory Theatre Gears Up to Celebrate Hal Prince at 2022 Gala
by A.A. Cristi - June 10, 2022

The evening will take place at The Town Hall on Monday June 13, 2022, at 7pm and will honor Loretta Brennan Glucksman with Irish Repertory Theatre's Visionary Leadership Award in recognition of her philanthropic support of Irish communities and her tireless work in promoting Irish culture and herit...
Diversionary Theatre Announces The Clark Cabaret & Bar January Calendar Photo Diversionary Theatre Announces The Clark Cabaret & Bar January Calendar
by A.A. Cristi - January 03, 2023

Diversionary Theatre's Clark Cabaret & Bar launches the new year with its nightly queer-themed, mostly-free entertainment, Wednesday through Monday.  The Clark Cabaret is an intimate space inside Diversionary Theatre in University Heights, San Diego, that includes a stage, a large patio, and a full ...
Trevor Ashley's MOULIN SCROOGE! Comes to the Seymour Centre in December Photo Trevor Ashley's MOULIN SCROOGE! Comes to the Seymour Centre in December
by Stephi Wild - September 12, 2022

In the heyday of Kings Cross, there was one place that really put it on the map.  A famed club where the bourgeoisie and the bogans would party like it's 1899.  That club was the Moulin Beige, and you're invited to the (Xmas) party of the year. ...
Tickets on Sale for Christiane Noll & Nathan R. Matthews Led Riverside Opera Ensemble Photo Tickets on Sale for Christiane Noll & Nathan R. Matthews Led Riverside Opera Ensemble Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

Tickets are still available for the concert presented by The Riverside Opera Ensemble at Merkin Hall featuring Tony nominee Christiane Noll (Ragtime) and Nathan R. Matthews who is producing as well as performing in the show. ...
Dominic Fumusa, Abigail Hawk & Jessica Pimentel to Star in World Premiere of JASPER O Photo Dominic Fumusa, Abigail Hawk & Jessica Pimentel to Star in World Premiere of JASPER Off-Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 27, 2022

The World premiere of Grant MacDermott’s play JASPER off-Broadway, directed by Katie McHugh will begin on September 8 in advance of its opening night on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center...
Diversionary Theatre Announces First Anniversary Celebration Of Its CLARK CABARET And Photo Diversionary Theatre Announces First Anniversary Celebration Of Its CLARK CABARET And October Lineup
by A.A. Cristi - September 30, 2022

Diversionary Theatre celebrates the first birthday of their newest space, the Clark Cabaret & Bar, with a special birthday event on October 30, culminating a month of special engagements and returning artists nightly. HalloQUEEN on October 30 at 7:00 PM celebrates the Clark Cabaret & Bar's one-year ...
TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring 10 Companies Photo TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring 10 Companies
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 25, 2022

TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND, in association with the AT&T Performing Arts Center, has announced its 2022:23 season featuring 10 companies, four countries and five debuts....
David Sanborn and Spyro Gyra to Headline JAZZ FEST POMPANO BEACH in January Photo David Sanborn and Spyro Gyra to Headline JAZZ FEST POMPANO BEACH in January
by Blair Ingenthron - October 15, 2022

Pompano Beach Arts has announced the complete lineup for the much anticipated second annual Jazz Fest Pompano Beach taking place Friday, January 20 and Saturday, January 21, 2023.   ...
Full Lineup Announced For LIFT 2022 Festival, Set For June Photo Full Lineup Announced For LIFT 2022 Festival, Set For June
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2022

LIFT, the leading London biennial festival of international theatre, has today announced the programme for LIFT 2022 - the first full festival to be presented by Artistic Director and CEO Kris Nelson and Executive Director Stella Kanu following the cancellation of LIFT 2020 due to the pandemic. ...
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Stages August Wilson's GEM OF THE OCEAN Photo TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Stages August Wilson's GEM OF THE OCEAN
by Marissa Tomeo - April 09, 2022

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will present Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner August Wilson’s sweeping drama Gem of the Ocean. This seminal classic will be directed by Artistic Director Tim Bond, a close friend of the late playwright and a leading interpreter of his work, making his TheatreWorks dir...