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BWW REVIEW: COME FROM AWAY Finally Sets Down In Sydney To Share The Celebration Photo BWW REVIEW: COME FROM AWAY Finally Sets Down In Sydney To Share The Celebration Of The Best Of The Human Spirit To Come Out Of One Of The 21st Century's Darkest Times
by Jade Kops on June 12, 2021 in Australia - Sydney

COME FROM AWAY, the warm welcoming hug of hope and the best of humanity has finally arrived in Sydney to the delight of audiences that have been waiting for this incredible piece of theatre based in truth to arrive after a pandemic induced delay. 
Mill Street Live Summer Musical Series Announced at the Plymouth Arts Center Photo Mill Street Live Summer Musical Series Announced at the Plymouth Arts Center
by Stephi Wild on June 11, 2021 in Appleton, WI

“Mill Street Live” is a song and dance musical revue and is regarded as one of the most entertaining summer shows in the area. With music from the past six decades, there is something for everyone in the audience to enjoy.
Crossroads Theatre Company Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo Crossroads Theatre Company Announces 2021-2022 Season
by Stephi Wild on June 11, 2021 in New Jersey

Crossroads Festival Theatre consists of two installments: Fall Festival and Spring Festival, running September 22 – October 10, and June 7 to June 26, 2022, respectively.  
FOR MOLLY Will Be Performed at Columbia School Of The Arts This Month Photo FOR MOLLY Will Be Performed at Columbia School Of The Arts This Month
by Stephi Wild on June 11, 2021 in Off-Broadway

For Molly explores the extraordinary four-decade relationship between the poet Mary Oliver and the photographer Molly Malone Cook. Between the East Village and Provincetown, through memories and photographs, the piece offers a portrait of Mary and Molly's romance. The narrative is brought to life in the blurred lines between dream and reality. 
The Old Globe's Outdoor Concerts to Feature Solea Pfeiffer, Carmen Cusack, and E Photo The Old Globe's Outdoor Concerts to Feature Solea Pfeiffer, Carmen Cusack, and Eden Espinosa
by Stephi Wild on June 11, 2021 in San Diego

The series will feature the return of Solea Pfeiffer (the Globe's Almost Famous, national tour of Hamilton), Tony Award nominee Carmen Cusack (Bright Star at the Globe and on Broadway, Broadway's upcoming Flying Over Sunset), and Eden Espinosa (the Globe's Rain, Broadway's Wicked and Rent) to the Globe.
GODSPELL Kicks Off Starlight's 2021 Advent Health Broadway Series Photo GODSPELL Kicks Off Starlight's 2021 Advent Health Broadway Series
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 11, 2021 in Kansas City

Starlight welcomes Godspell to its stage for the very first time Tuesday, June 22 – Sunday, June 27.
Shakespeare By The Sea Announces Live Performances for Summer 2021! Photo Shakespeare By The Sea Announces Live Performances for Summer 2021!
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 11, 2021 in San Francisco

After a year of virtual productions, Shakespeare by the Sea has announced its return to live performances at Point Fermin Park in San Pedro. Following all LA County Health Department safety protocols, SBTS is presenting the two shows originally slated for summer 2019.
SOMEBODY Is A Finalist For The Pulitzer Prize In Audio Reporting Photo SOMEBODY Is A Finalist For The Pulitzer Prize In Audio Reporting
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 11, 2021 in Chicago

'Somebody,' the seven-part podcast series produced by Invisible Institute, The Intercept and Topic Studios is a finalist for this year's Pulitzer Prize for Audio Reporting. 
Jonathan Pryce, Julian Lloyd Webber and More Receive Queen's Birthday Honours 20 Photo Jonathan Pryce, Julian Lloyd Webber and More Receive Queen's Birthday Honours 2021
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 11, 2021 in UK / West End

The 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours have been announced. Among this year's honorees are some theatrical luminaries, as well as influential figures in the worlds of dance, music, literature, and more. 
Players Circle Performing Arts Center Announces Jewish Themed Programming Partne Photo Players Circle Performing Arts Center Announces Jewish Themed Programming Partnership
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 11, 2021 in Miami

Players Circle Performing Arts Center at the Shell Factory has announced its partnership with the Jewish Federation of Lee and Charlotte Counties and YI❤️Jewish (a Division of Yiddishkayt Initiative) to begin a series of Jewish themed programming at PLAYERS CIRCLE.
New Episode of CELEBREMOS NUESTRAS HISTORIAS Premieres This Weekend Photo New Episode of CELEBREMOS NUESTRAS HISTORIAS Premieres This Weekend
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 11, 2021 in Baltimore

Adventure premieres another episode of Celebremos Nuestras Historias on Sunday, June 13! In partnership with Friends of the Library: Montgomery County, host Andrea Sarralde will be joined by authors Juana Medina and Lulu Delacre.
City Springs Theatre Company Announces Change In Leadership Photo City Springs Theatre Company Announces Change In Leadership
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 11, 2021 in Atlanta

City Springs Theatre Company announced today that Brandt Blocker will be stepping down from his position as Executive/Artistic Director. After launching the theatre company and serving as the director since 2017, Blocker made the decision to leave the Sandy Springs based theatre company.
Shakespeare In Our Parks, American Theater Group Bring JULIET & HER ROMEO To Ess Photo Shakespeare In Our Parks, American Theater Group Bring JULIET & HER ROMEO To Essex County
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 11, 2021 in New Jersey

Shakespeare in Our Parks, producing in association with American Theater Group, will present Juliet & Her Romeo, an elegant abridgement of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Local artists Nathan Darrow and Susan Hyon have assembled a cast of three actors in their teens from Columbia High School in Maplewood, NJ who will collaborate with three experienced professionals.
San Diego Symphony Presents TO THE EARTH FESTIVAL Photo San Diego Symphony Presents TO THE EARTH FESTIVAL
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 11, 2021 in San Diego

The San Diego Symphony's 'To The Earth' festival takes place June 16 - 25.
Houston Cinema Arts Society and Museum Of African American Culture Celebrate Jun Photo Houston Cinema Arts Society and Museum Of African American Culture Celebrate Juneteenth And Black Music Month
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 11, 2021 in Houston

Houston Cinema Arts Society and Houston Museum of African American Culture partner on screenings at Moonstruck Drive-In in celebration of both Juneteenth and Black Music Month. Miss Juneteenth will play on Saturday, June 19th at 8:30pm with $30 tickets per car and Summer of Soul will play on Wednesday, June 23rd at 8:30pm with free advanced registration.
Artists' Exchange Brings Annual One Act Play Festival Outdoors Photo Artists' Exchange Brings Annual One Act Play Festival Outdoors
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 11, 2021 in Rhode Island

Artists' Exchange has announced the return of its 16th Annual One Act Play Festival running June 24th - 27th. This year, for the first time in festival history, the stage will be set outdoors in the heart of Rolfe Square!
13 Film Adaptation Adds Rhea Perlman, Josh Peck and Peter Hermann Photo 13 Film Adaptation Adds Rhea Perlman, Josh Peck and Peter Hermann
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 11, 2021 in Broadway

The film adaptation of Jason Robert Brown's musical 13 has added Emmy Award-winner Rhea Perlman, and actors Josh Peck and Peter Hermann to its cast.
Hartford Stage Announces The Inaugural American Voices New Play Festival Photo Hartford Stage Announces The Inaugural American Voices New Play Festival
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 11, 2021 in Connecticut

Hartford Stage has released the full schedule for the American Voices New Play Festival, running June 23-26, 2021. Get full details.
Celebrating 75 Years Forestburgh Playhouse Presents FORESTBURGH UNDER THE STARS Photo Celebrating 75 Years Forestburgh Playhouse Presents FORESTBURGH UNDER THE STARS
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 11, 2021 in Central New York

Celebrating its 75th Anniversary as “The Miracle of the Forest,” Forestburgh Playhouse, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Franklin Trapp, will present Forestburgh Under The Stars, a summer series of exciting, safe outdoor concerts in compliance with local social distancing measures.
Herberger Theater Center Announces Five New Board Members Photo Herberger Theater Center Announces Five New Board Members
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 11, 2021 in Phoenix

The Herberger Theater Center have announced the appointment of five new board members, Becky Gonzales with Metromile, Kaaren-Lyn Graves with NABEDC, Monica Greenman with Transwestern, Greg Marshall with Snell & Wilmer, and Trish Niemann with Cable One, Inc.
Austin Shakespeare Offers Audition Masterclass With Conner Wilson Photo Austin Shakespeare Offers Audition Masterclass With Conner Wilson
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 11, 2021 in Austin

Austin Shakespeare will facilitate an audition masterclass with distinguished Shakespeare Director and Broadway Associate Director Conner Wilson on Saturday, June 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The cost to participate in the class is $55 and the cost to audit the class is $35.
Prominent Theatrical Institutions Seek Playwright For New Work Based On A Poem B Photo Prominent Theatrical Institutions Seek Playwright For New Work Based On A Poem By Maya Angelou
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 11, 2021 in Omaha

Dallas Children's Theater, Children's Theatre of Charlotte, Children's Theatre of Madison and The Rose Theater in Omaha seek a playwright with meaningful experience working directly with youth to create a new work inspired by Life Doesn't Frighten Me by Maya Angelou.