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VIDEO: Watch Highlights from MTC's GOLDEN SHIELD Photo VIDEO: Watch Highlights from MTC's GOLDEN SHIELD
by BroadwayWorld TV on May 18, 2022 in Broadway

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of Golden Shield, written by Anchuli Felicia King (White Pearl) and directed by May Adrales (Vietgone at MTC), opened just last night at New York City Center - Stage I. Golden Shield's ensemble cast features Cindy Cheung, Fang Du, Kristen Hung, Daniel Jenkins, Michael C. Liu, Max Gordon Moore, Ruibo Qian and Gillian Saker.
Chicago's Court Theatre Will Receive 2022 Regional Theatre Tony Award Photo Chicago's Court Theatre Will Receive 2022 Regional Theatre Tony Award
by Nicole Rosky on May 18, 2022 in Broadway

The Tony Awards® Administration Committee has announced that based on the recommendation by the American Theatre Critics Association, Court Theatre of Chicago will be the recipient of the 2022 Regional Theatre Tony Award. The honor is accompanied by a grant of $25,000, made possible by City National Bank’s generous support.
La Música del Reciclaje y EL REY LEÓN se unen para celebrar el Día Mundial del R Photo La Música del Reciclaje y EL REY LEÓN se unen para celebrar el Día Mundial del Reciclaje
by Elena Díaz-Guerra on May 18, 2022 in Spain

Por primera vez en la historia el Ciclo Vital de EL REY LEÓN ha sido interpretada por instrumentos creados a partir de materiales reciclados.
A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL Announces Broadway Run This Fall Photo A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL Announces Broadway Run This Fall
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Broadway

Producers Ken Davenport and Bob Gaudio announced today that A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical will open on Broadway this fall, playing at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street) with preview performances beginning Wednesday, November 2 with an official opening night set for Sunday, December 4.
Chita Rivera, Donna Kane, and DeLaney Westfall Join Irish Rep's 2022 Gala Photo Chita Rivera, Donna Kane, and DeLaney Westfall Join Irish Rep's 2022 Gala
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Broadway

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 heritage in the US and around the world.
Villa Maria Announces Corporate Sponsorship of NYC's Billion Oyster Project Photo Villa Maria Announces Corporate Sponsorship of NYC’s Billion Oyster Project
by Marina Kennedy on May 18, 2022 in Food + Wine

Villa Maria, New Zealand’s renowned winery, is pleased to announce their corporate sponsorship of Billion Oyster Project, the nonprofit oyster reef restoration initiative that grew out of The Urban Assembly New York Harbor School.
Boundless Theatre Presents MERCADO LIBRE Photo Boundless Theatre Presents MERCADO LIBRE
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Off-Off-Broadway

Craft categories in the film and theater world are only just starting to receive the attention and the dues that they deserve. Here comes a model theater company ahead of its time in giving recognition and a voice to the industry players that have long deserved it.
Fran Drescher Reveals Details About Upcoming Musical Adaptation of THE NANNY Photo Drescher Reveals Details on Musical Adaptation of THE NANNY
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Broadway

Fran Drescher dished on the upcoming musical adaptation of The Nanny, that has been in the works for over two years.
All LGBTQ Cast Sings Out At Lincoln Center During Pride NYC Photo All LGBTQ Cast Sings Out At Lincoln Center During Pride NYC
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Off-Broadway

Austin Artists Project, a nonprofit organization devoted to advancing racial, gender and LGBTQ+ equality in the arts, announced their Broadway revue 'Sing Out!' is headed to Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center on June 20, 2022. T
Play BroadwayWorld's Daily Word Game - 5/18/2022 Photo Play BroadwayWorld's Daily Word Game - 5/18/2022
by Team BWW on May 18, 2022 in Broadway

Today's BroadwayWorld Daily Word Game is now live - can you guess today's word or phrase? The solution can be any theatre related word or phrase - a show title, performer, recognizable lyrical phrase, and more.
We Are Lewisham, London Borough Of Culture 2022 Presents CLIMATE EMERGENCY, a Se Photo We Are Lewisham, London Borough Of Culture 2022 Presents CLIMATE EMERGENCY, a Series Of Commissions Exploring Climate and Activism
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in UK Regional

Today, Wednesday 18 May, We Are Lewisham, London Borough of Culture 2022 called for action on the climate emergency, with the launch event for a programme of commissions set to inspire and shock people to act.
Photos: First Look at SOMEWHERE OVER THE BORDER at Teatro Vista Photo Photos: First Look at SOMEWHERE OVER THE BORDER at Teatro Vista
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Chicago

Teatro Vista, Chicago’s leading Latine theater company, will return to the live stage this spring with Emmy-nominated artist Brian Quijada’s world premiere musical, Somewhere Over the Border, directed by Denise Yvette Serna.
VIDEO: First Look At Jelani Remy & More In CABARET at Goodspeed Musicals Photo VIDEO: First Look At Jelani Remy & More In CABARET at Goodspeed Musicals
by Stage Tube on May 18, 2022 in Broadway

Get a first look at the company in action as Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its first full season of musicals since 2019 with the spring production of Kander and Ebb's dazzling and daring classic, Cabaret.
VIDEO: HADESTOWN National Tour Cast Performs 'Way Down Hadestown' on THE LATE LA Photo VIDEO: HADESTOWN Tour Performs 'Way Down Hadestown' on CORDEN
by Michael Major on May 18, 2022 in Broadway

The performance featured Nicholas Barasch as Orpheus, Morgan Siobhan Green as Eurydice, Levi Kreis as Hermes, Kimberly Marable as Persephone, and Kevyn Morrow as Hades. The Fates are played by Belén Moyano, Bex Odorisio, and Shea Renne.
PRIDE LIGHTS Will Illuminate Downtown WPB's Centennial Fountain on June 1 Photo PRIDE LIGHTS Will Illuminate Downtown WPB's Centennial Fountain on June 1
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Miami Metro

Ellen Wedner, president of Creative Arts Enterprises, announced today that it will once again be kicking off Pride Month's celebration of the local LGBTQIA+ community with PRIDE LIGHTS that will illuminate in multi-colored, rainbow lights the Centennial Fountain in Nancy M. Graham Centennial Park in downtown West Palm Beach.
Exclusive Prices on DOCTOR WHO: TIME FRACTURE! Photo Exclusive Prices on DOCTOR WHO: TIME FRACTURE!
by Aliya Al-Hassan on May 18, 2022 in UK / West End

Doctor Who: Time Fracture, a ground-breaking Immersive Theatrical Adventure, plunges you into the incredible Universe of Doctor Who. Book now for exclusive prices!
Marcos Cámara, productor de BILLY ELLIOT, nos habla sobre el musical Photo Marcos Cámara, productor de BILLY ELLIOT, nos habla sobre el musical
by Elena Díaz-Guerra on May 18, 2022 in Spain

Este domingo, 22 de mayo, el musical dirá adiós para siempre.
Dr. Phillips Center Presents Disney Musicals In Schools At Walt Disney Theater Photo Dr. Phillips Center Presents Disney Musicals In Schools At Walt Disney Theater
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Orlando

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Presented Disney Musicals in Schools' Student Share Celebration on Tuesday evening at the Walt Disney Theater. More than 185 students from Central Florida had an opportunity to sing and dance through Disney Musicals in Schools, which is designed to create sustainable theater programs in elementary schools. 
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Announces Performance Schedule for Open Air Series Photo Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Announces Performance Schedule for Open Air Series
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s (PBT) popular program Open Air: A Series in Celebration of the Performing Arts returns to the city June 9 – 12 at a new location on the Allegheny Riverfront in Sharpsburg (1 19th Street, Sharpsburg). The series will include performances by the PBT Company as well as local performing arts organizations.
Comienzan los ensayos de EL BARBERILLO DE LAVAPIES Photo Comienzan los ensayos de EL BARBERILLO DE LAVAPIES
by Casilda Margareto on May 18, 2022 in Spain

A partir del próximo 15 de junio podrá disfrutarse de esta Zarzuela hasta el día 26 de Junio a las 20 horas en el Teatro de la Zarzuela.
Max Crumm, Shereen Pimentel, Julie Klausner and More Will Perform in ELI BOLIN H Photo Max Crumm, Shereen Pimentel, Julie Klausner and More Will Perform in ELI BOLIN HAS NO FRIENDS at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Cabaret

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents the return of ELI BOLIN HAS NO FRIENDS, an evening of music from Emmy-nominated composer Eli Bolin (“Original Cast Album: Co-op” and “John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch”) on Monday, June 6th featuring Max Crumm (Disaster!), Shereen Pimentel (West Side Story, Into the Woods), Julie Klausner (“Difficult People”) and more.
NJ Theatre Alliance 2022 Ovation Gala Honored DEVCO President Christopher J. Pal Photo NJ Theatre Alliance 2022 Ovation Gala Honored DEVCO President Christopher J. Paladino
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in New Jersey

This year, New Jersey Theatre Alliance (“The Alliance”), one of the state's largest arts service organizations, hosted their Ovation Gala on May 5, 2022 at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange, celebrating its 40th Anniversary and the state and region's professional theatre community.
Tarragon Announces 2022-23 Season Photo Tarragon Announces 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Toronto

Artistic Director Mike Payette and Managing Director Andrea Vagianos today announce Tarragon Theatre's 2022-23 season: a season that embraces the range of artistic form within the theatre experience and encourages interdisciplinary, intercultural and intergenerational exchange.
SOLT and UK Theatre Announce Schedule and first speakers for Theatre & Touring S Photo SOLT and UK Theatre Announce Schedule and first speakers for Theatre & Touring Symposium
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Industry

The Society of London Theatre and UK Theatre invite the industry to come together for the first time since the pandemic for the Theatre & Touring Symposium, to discuss and tackle the many issues facing our sector. This flagship industry event is being held at The Brewery, London, on Monday 27 June 2022. There will be moments to celebrate our resilience but most importantly the day will allow space and time to discuss, problem-solve and network. 
Royal Opera House Launches 2022/23 Apprenticeship Programme Photo Royal Opera House Launches 2022/23 Apprenticeship Programme
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in UK Regional

The Royal Opera House  has announced its new apprenticeships for 2022/23, offering high quality training and two years of paid employment at one of London’s leading theatres. The new positions are predominantly in technical and production teams and provide early career opportunities for those looking to move into the arts.  
BWW Interview: Jaz Rupall of JAZ Indian Cuisine in the Hell's Kitchen Neighborho Photo BWW Interview: Jaz Rupall of JAZ Indian Cuisine in the Hell’s Kitchen Neighborhood of NYC
by Marina Kennedy on May 18, 2022 in Food + Wine

Broadwayworld recently had the pleasure of visiting Jaz, the new Indian restaurant located in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood on 9th Avenue between 53rd and 54th Streets just a few blocks from the theatre district.  We also had the opportunity to interview Jaz Rupall, the owner and namesake of Jaz. 
UN PLAZA GRILL Launches 'Cuisines from Around the World' with Guest Chefs Throug Photo UN PLAZA GRILL Launches ‘Cuisines from Around the World’ with Guest Chefs Through 2022
by Marina Kennedy on May 18, 2022 in Food + Wine

Starting May 22, the UN Plaza Grill will take diners’ taste buds on a journey around the world with the debut of its Global Chefs Collaborative Pop-up series, an exploration of the world’s most intriguing cuisines. 
BWW Review: WAITRESS, Birmingham Hippodrome Photo BWW Review: WAITRESS, Birmingham Hippodrome
by Laura Lott on May 18, 2022 in UK / West End

If there's such a thing as the perfect recipe for a musical, then Waitress has surely found it. Like each of Jenna's delicious freshly-baked pies, the show achieves the ideal balance of sweet and sour. By turns hilariously funny, heart-wrenchingly sad and achingly sweet, Waitress knows how to take the audience on a journey through their emotions and leave them truly satisfied.
BWW Interview: Scott Evan Davis of CONNECTION UNSTABLE at The Triad May 21st Photo Scott Evan Davis Without His Coffee Mug
by Stephen Mosher on May 18, 2022 in Cabaret

Award-wining songwriter, Broadway-bound composer, and viral TikTok creator Scott Evan Davis has the need to make some connections... stable or not - and that's exactly what he is going to do this Saturday at The Triad
Gov't Mule Coming To Chesterfield After Hours At The River City Sportsplex In Mi Photo Gov't Mule Coming To Chesterfield After Hours At The River City Sportsplex In Midlothian
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Central Virginia

Gov't Mule will perform as part of Chesterfield After Hours at the River City Sportsplex in Midlothian, Virginia on Friday, August 5th, 2022. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 20, 2022, at 10:00 AM.  A limited number of Early Bird General Admission tickets will be available for just $21 until May 26th while supplies last.
BWW Review: GREASE: THE MUSICAL, The Dominion Theatre Photo BWW Review: GREASE: THE MUSICAL, The Dominion Theatre
by Abbie Grundy on May 18, 2022 in UK / West End

Audiences are in for a treat with this high-energy revival of the crowd-pleasing hit, which welcomes a new generation of talent to the stage.
NOAH'S ARK Comes to the Norwegian National Ballet This Week Photo NOAH'S ARK Comes to the Norwegian National Ballet This Week
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Norway

In the Children's Choir's version of Benjamin Britten 's Noah's Ark (Noye's Fludde ), we try to imagine what it would be like today if Noah was commissioned to save life on earth. What would he do and who could help him?
ONEUS Releases New Comeback 'Bring It On', on 7th Mini Album 'TRICKSTER' Photo ONEUS Releases New Comeback 'Bring It On', on 7th Mini Album 'TRICKSTER'
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in South Korea

The song, which could be described as the sexier older brother to the group's 2020 title track 'No Diggity', features a poker concept, complete with energetic dancing and an earworm of a beat drop.
John McLaughlin Comes to Harbiye Cemil Topuzlu Open-Air Theatre in June Photo John McLaughlin Comes to Harbiye Cemil Topuzlu Open-Air Theatre in June
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Turkey

It would be unfair to describe John McLaughlin as a guitarist merely. He is the leading representative of a musical culture spread across the globe. McLaughlin has proven to be a true master of music through his vastly diverse collaborations, such as those with the Mahavishnu Orchestra, Santana, Zakir Hussain, and Wayne Shorter.
JUVELER is Now Playing at Det. KGL. Teater Photo JUVELER is Now Playing at Det. KGL. Teater
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Denmark

Many know George Balanchine for his masterful version of the Christmas classic The Nutcracker, but one of his most beloved works now finds its way back to the Old Stage. Jewels from 1967 is one of Balanchine's few abstract all-night performances and consists of no less than three sparkling ballets.
ROUGE: THE SEXIEST SHOW IN VEGAS Celebrates World Premiere At The STRAT Hotel, C Photo ROUGE: THE SEXIEST SHOW IN VEGAS Celebrates World Premiere At The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Las Vegas

 ROUGE: The Sexiest Show in Vegas, an exciting, topless spectacular and immersive sensual experience celebrated its World Premiere with a gala event at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod in Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. 
Chanel reconoce a sus compañeros de Teatro Musical en La Noche D Photo Chanel reconoce a sus compañeros de Teatro Musical en La Noche D
by Jose German Martinez Paneque on May 18, 2022 in Spain

Que el famoso #Chanelazo del que se habló durante semanas se cumplió es una realidad. Chanel Terrero le regaló a Europa una actuación espectacular que le valió el tercer puesto en el ranking final en Eurovisión, siendo así la mejor posición para España desde 1995.
Photos: Inside Press Night For GREASE at the Dominion Theatre Photo Photos: Inside Press Night For GREASE at the Dominion Theatre
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in UK / West End

All new photos have been released from the press night of the new West End production of Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey's iconic musical GREASE, which took place at the Dominion Theatre yesterday, Tuesday 17 May 2022, with an afterparty at Swingers London.
VIDEO: First Look at MY FAIR LADY in the West End Photo VIDEO: First Look at MY FAIR LADY in the West End
by BroadwayWorld TV on May 18, 2022 in Broadway

New production footage has been released today of the company of My Fair Lady. The company features Harry Hadden-Paton as Henry Higgins, Amara Okereke as Eliza Doolittle, Stephen K Amos as Alfred P Doolittle, Dame Vanessa Redgrave as Mrs Higgins, Malcolm Sinclair as Colonel Pickering, Maureen Beattie as Mrs Pearce, and Sharif Afifi as Freddy Eynsford-Hill.
Photos/Video: First Look at PLAYBOY OF THE WEST INDIES at Birmingham Rep Photo Photos/Video: First Look at PLAYBOY OF THE WEST INDIES at Birmingham Rep
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in UK / West End

All new photos and video have been released for Playboy of the West Indies, a new musical at Birmingham Rep in June. The show opens next month, running from 10 June - 2 July with an opening night on 15 June.
Wake Up With BWW 5/18: Outer Critics Circle Award Winners, Chita Rivera Award No Photo Wake Up 5/18: OCC Award Winners, Chita Rivera Award Nominations, & More!
by on May 18, 2022 in Broadway

Today's top stories include the 2022 Outer Critics Circle awards, which were presented to The Lehman Trilogy and Kimberly Akimbo, among many others. Check out the full winners list below! The Chita Rivera Award nominations have also been announced, which include Sutton Foster, Hugh Jackman, and more!
BWW Review: THE HOUSE OF SHADES, Almeida Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE HOUSE OF SHADES, Almeida Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina on May 18, 2022 in UK / West End

Same household, five decades. Starting from 1965, playwright Beth Steel accompanies the Websters as they live and die in a Britain that’s not on their side. From Harold Wilson’s Labour all the way across Thatcher’s Tories to Brexit, the Websters see their Nottinghamshire home turn to ruins.
Photos: First Look at TRY NOT TO THINK ABOUT IT, ALICE CHILDRESS at Loft Ensembl Photo Photos: First Look at TRY NOT TO THINK ABOUT IT, ALICE CHILDRESS at Loft Ensemble
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Los Angeles

Loft Ensemble in North Hollywood is presenting Try Not to Think About It, Alice Childress by Chris Haas.  Check out all new production photos here!
BWW Review: SNATCHED, Soho Theatre Photo BWW Review: SNATCHED, Soho Theatre
by Alexander Cohen on May 18, 2022 in UK / West End

Hot off the stage of the Donmar Warehouse where she starred opposite Kit Harrington in Henry V, Melissa Johns is a disabled actress whose iCloud account was hacked in 2018, leading to the release of intimate photos. Her play, Snatched, is autobiographical, documenting her struggle as a disabled woman to come to terms with societal expectations of sexuality and femininity.
Beryl Marsden Celebrates 60 Years Of Music In Epstein Concert Photo Beryl Marsden Celebrates 60 Years Of Music In Epstein Concert
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in UK Regional

Liverpool singing sensation Beryl Marsden is set to celebrate an amazing 60 years in showbusiness with a very special one-off concert at the Epstein Theatre this summer.
Gabriel Byrne Will Make His West End Debut in His Solo Show WALKING WITH GHOSTS Photo Gabriel Byrne Will Make His West End Debut in His Solo Show WALKING WITH GHOSTS
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in UK / West End

Making his West End debut, master storyteller and Hollywood star Byrne, will perform the show for a strictly limited season of just 14 performances from 6 - 17 September.
Theatre Travels Presents THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING Photo Theatre Travels Presents THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Australia - Sydney

Sydney based theatre company Theatre Travels (The Laramie Project, No: Intermission Festival) prepares to pack a punch with its 20th production since launching in 2018, with the Australian premiere season of Joy Wilkinson's The Sweet Science of Bruising.
Josephine Beavers Will Make West Coast Debut at Catalina Jazz Club Photo Josephine Beavers Will Make West Coast Debut at Catalina Jazz Club
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Los Angeles

Singer Josephine Beavers, the Chicago vocalist who has been generating national press coverage for resuming her career in her middle years, will make her major West Coast debut at the Catalina Jazz Club on Wed., May 25 at 8:30 P.M.  She is being presented by Mike Stoller (of Leiber-Stoller) and his wife Corky Hale, and Corky will also make a special guest appearance.  Beavers will be accompanied on piano by her musical director, Ed Vodicka.
Boston Court Pasadena Announces Spring & Summer Concert Series Photo Boston Court Pasadena Announces Spring & Summer Concert Series
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Los Angeles

Saying farewell to spring and hello to summer, Boston Court Pasadena will present a series of live musical events in the Marjorie Branson Performance Space and on the Main Stage, featuring renowned pianist Inna Faliks (May 21), Synchromy New Opera Festival (June 4 & 5), multiple Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and composer Billy Childs (June 18), and the Brightwork newmusic: High School Composer Initiative Final Concert (June 26).
A MIDSUMMER HOUR Free Family Event Comes to Cadman Plaza Park Photo A MIDSUMMER HOUR Free Family Event Comes to Cadman Plaza Park
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Brooklyn

THEATER 2020, Brooklyn Heights' NY award winning professional theater company is delighted to bring you a FREE presentation of A MIDSUMMER HOUR, a lively one hour version of the classic Shakespeare comedy “A Midsummer Night's Dream” by David Fuller. 2 performances only on Saturday, June 4 & Sunday, June 5, both at 6PM.
Lyle Lovett Returns to Bass Hall in August
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Dallas

Performing Arts Fort Worth, the non-profit owner and operator of Bass Performance Hall, announced today that Lyle Lovett, Grammy Award® winner and country music icon, will return to Bass Hall for one night only Tuesday, August 23. Ahead of closing out his nationwide tour at Austin City Limits, Lyle Lovett and his Large Band will play Fort Worth’s Bass Performance Hall as the first show of the 2022-2023 BNSF Popular Entertainment Series lineup.
Greenville Theatre Closes Out Welcome Back Season With MAMMA MIA! Photo Greenville Theatre Closes Out Welcome Back Season With MAMMA MIA!
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in South Carolina

Greenville Theatre will close out their Welcome Back season with the Broadway smash hit musical, Mamma Mia!
Insight Colab Theatre Presents SAY MY NAME in June Photo Insight Colab Theatre Presents SAY MY NAME in June
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Denver

“Say My Name” tells the story of Seung-Min, a Korean immigrant, studying for civics practice/naturalization test.  On her path to citizenship, she is haunted by ghosts of Asian women from history who plead with her to say their names, and help release their souls to become citizens as well.
MISS YOU LIKE HELL Comes to Theatre Squared in June Photo MISS YOU LIKE HELL Comes to Theatre Squared in June
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Arkansas

On June 1, TheatreSquared will begin performances of Miss You Like Hell, the newest musical from the Pulitzer Prize-winning co-creator of In The Heights. With limited capacity in the 120-seat Spring Theatre, tickets for performances through July 10 are selling quickly.
Collaboraction Announces 25 Year Anniversary Production MOONSET SUNRISE Photo Collaboraction Announces 25 Year Anniversary Production MOONSET SUNRISE
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Chicago

Collaboraction announces Moonset Sunrise, its 25 year anniversary production, with live performances June 8-18, 2022 at Beat Kitchen's new Bar Sol on Navy Pier, 700 E. Grand Ave., Chicago.
PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL Comes To Seattle in June Photo PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL Comes To Seattle in June
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Seattle

Premera Blue Cross Broadway at The Paramount will present PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL to Seattle's Paramount Theatre from June 7 through June 12. 
QUEEN OF FISHTOWN Comes to Hollywood Fringe This June Photo QUEEN OF FISHTOWN Comes to Hollywood Fringe This June
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Los Angeles

This June, actor, writer, director, comedian and native of the Greater Philadelphia area, Katierose Donohue Enriquez will make the world premiere of her one woman show, Queen of Fishtown at The Hollywood Fringe Festival. Written and performed by Enriquez (Alumnus Groundlings Sunday Company, MFA Harvard, American Repertory Theater, Moscow Art Theatre), the solo show is directed by Corey Podell (Gutterplum).
Extant Celebrates its 25th Anniversary and Announces New Mission, Extant Evolve
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in UK Regional

Over the next three years, Extant will shift their focus to innovating the arts sector with new disabled talent, taking a proactive role in creating an answer to the under-representation of disabled leaders. 
Dorset Theatre Festival Adds Staged Reading of I NEED THAT Starring Danny DeVito Photo Dorset Theatre Festival Adds Staged Reading of I NEED THAT Starring Danny DeVito to Summer Lineup
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Vermont

Dorset Theatre Festival has added a star-studded event to its 45th season. The developmental staged reading of I Need That by Theresa Rebeck, directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel, will star Danny DeVito, Lucy DeVito, and Ray Anthony Thomas.
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Will Present The Jose Ramirez Band in Concert in Photo Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Will Present The Jose Ramirez Band in Concert in June
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Sarasota

The Jose Ramirez Band will bring its steamy and passionate brand of the blues to Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe for one night only, returning to WBTT's stage after its September 2021 concert here.
Opera Columbus' VANQUI Showcases Emerging Talent, Soprano Adia Evans Leads Vanqu Photo Opera Columbus' VANQUI Showcases Emerging Talent, Soprano Adia Evans Leads Vanqui
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Columbus

Opera Columbus presents Leslie Savoy Burrs and John A. Williams' Vanqui as part of its 40 Days of Opera festival, and the company is looking inward to its talented artists and production alumni to tell the story.
Pageant Of The Masters Commissions Laguna Beach Artist To Paint A 'Travel Poster Photo Pageant Of The Masters Commissions Laguna Beach Artist To Paint A 'Travel Poster' For This Summer's WONDERFUL WORLD Production
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Los Angeles

The Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach is busily preparing for this summer's production of “Wonderful World,” a theatrical love letter to the joys of travel and the wondrous art to be found in every corner of the globe.
Improv Troupe, Available Cupholders, Returns To Sarasota For Special Residency Photo Improv Troupe, Available Cupholders, Returns To Sarasota For Special Residency
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Sarasota

Florida Studio Theatre (FST) has announced that Sarasota Improv Festival favorites, Available Cupholders, will return to the Gulf Coast the first weekend of June for a special residency. The Austin and Los Angeles-based improv comedy group is known for performing shows that combine Theater and Improvisation, frequently in formats that are challenging and ever-changing.
Word For Word Presents BOYS GO TO JUPITER in July Photo Word For Word Presents BOYS GO TO JUPITER in July
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in San Francisco

Word for Word and Z Space, in collaboration with Black Artists Contemporary Cultural Experience present a performance of the story Boys Go to Jupiter by Danielle Evans, directed by Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe. Danielle Evans’ Boys Go to Jupiter runs July 6- July 21, 2022 (Previews: July 6-8, 7pm) on the Z Space Steindler Stage Theater in San Fransico.
Stellar Quines Theatre Company Announces Return of HACK THE PATRIARCHY Events Photo Stellar Quines Theatre Company Announces Return of HACK THE PATRIARCHY Events
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Scotland

The series of open space events aims to reignite, reinvigorate and reinterrogate the conversation about an age-old issue: what impact does the patriarchy have on us in the performing arts sector, both collectively and individually, and how are we going to hack the system?
Lila Downs Returns To Segerstrom Center For The Arts in November Photo Lila Downs Returns To Segerstrom Center For The Arts in November
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Costa Mesa

Mexican-American singer Lila Downs will return to Segerstrom Center for the Arts on November 8, 2022, with a concert that will feature her signature Latin-influenced sound. Winner of six Latin Grammys and one Grammy, Downs is one of the most powerful and unique voices that exist today.
Catskill Mountain Foundation Presents BAD DATES: Two Singular Studies In Dating Photo Catskill Mountain Foundation Presents BAD DATES: Two Singular Studies In Dating
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Rockland / Westchester

On Friday and Saturday, May 20 and 21 at 8 pm, the Catskill Mountain Foundation presents Bad Dates: Two Singular Studies in Dating—a night of short plays directed by Mark Singer — featuring Check Please by Jonathan Rand, and Books that Did Not Help Me Pick Up Women, by John McCaffrey and Mark Singer. These plays will stream on ShowShare, Broadway-on-Demand's live streaming platform.
Pushcart Players Presents Mr. Ray's Spring Concert Photo Pushcart Players Presents Mr. Ray's Spring Concert
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in New Jersey

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's Emmy nominated and award-winning touring theater for young audiences will present “Mr. Ray's Spring Concert” for families on Saturday, June 25 at 2:00 pm at The Oakes Center in Summit, NJ.
CHEESE FRIES & FROOT LOOPS Comes to The Fairfield Theater Company Next Week Photo CHEESE FRIES & FROOT LOOPS Comes to The Fairfield Theater Company Next Week
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Connecticut

Cheese Fries & Froot Loops is a new one-man show written and performed by Chris Fuller, a native of Weston, CT, and a former professional golfer.  It is a true, moving, and humorous story of his attempt to make it to the PGA Tour while struggling with Bi -Polar disorder and his unexpected journey to enlightenment.  
Fair Park Fourth Makes Return To Fair Park In July Photo Fair Park Fourth Makes Return To Fair Park In July
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Dallas

Fair Park Fourth will return to Fair Park on Monday, July 4, from 4:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. for another year of community, fun, and fireworks.  
Tickets For DISNEY JUNIOR at the Orpheum Theatre Go On Sale Friday, May 20 Photo Tickets For DISNEY JUNIOR at the Orpheum Theatre Go On Sale Friday, May 20
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

The all-new show features the first appearance of characters from “Marvel's Spidey and his Amazing Friends” in addition to Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Doc McStuffins, the Puppy Dog Pals, and Alice from Disney Junior's newest hit series “Alice's Wonderland Bakery,” live on stage.
Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts Announces 2022–23 Dance Series Photo Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts Announces 2022–23 Dance Series
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Phoenix

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts has announced the performances that will be part of its 2022–23 Dance Series. 
GARDEN OF ALLA: The Alla Nazimova Story Comes to Theatrelab in June Photo GARDEN OF ALLA: The Alla Nazimova Story Comes to Theatrelab in June
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Off-Off-Broadway

Theaterlab (Orietta Crispino, Artistic Director) presents a new staging of the acclaimed one-woman show GARDEN OF ALLA – The Alla Nazimova Story. This intimate monodrama tells the story of Alla Nazimova, a Jewish immigrant who became a Broadway sensation, movie star, pioneering filmmaker – and a LGBTQ trailblazer whose notorious Garden of Alla mansion was “the Camelot of Hollywood”, its cultural and intellectual salon, and a place where the stars “came out.”
Comedian Nate Bargatze Comes to the Boch Center Wang Theatre in November Photo Comedian Nate Bargatze Comes to the Boch Center Wang Theatre in November
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Vermont

Comedian and star of the Nateland podcast Nate Bargatze is bringing his latest nationwide tour to Boston with a show at the Boch Center Wang Theatre Saturday, November 5, 2022.
Westport Country Playhouse Presents Reading Of THE SCREAM Photo Westport Country Playhouse Presents Reading Of THE SCREAM
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Connecticut

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of “The Scream: A Musical Comedy Fantasy,” on Monday, June 13, at 7 p.m. The live performance will be captured on film for on-demand streaming, from Thursday, June 16 through Sunday, June 19. Script in Hand playreadings offer intimate storytelling as professional actors bring the words to life without sets or costumes.
San Francisco Ballet Announces 2023 Repertory Season, Next@90 Festival Photo San Francisco Ballet Announces 2023 Repertory Season, Next@90 Festival
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in San Francisco

San Francisco Ballet (SF Ballet) today announced its 90th Season, which will celebrate the trailblazing company's nine decades of pushing ballet forward through offering innovative new works and adaptations, highlighting the world's leading and emerging choreographers and dancers, and performing beloved classical ballets at the highest caliber. T
Festival Ballet Providence Announces 45th Season Photo Festival Ballet Providence Announces 45th Season
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Rhode Island

Festival Ballet Providence (FBP) is thrilled to announce its colorfully creative 45th Anniversary Season. The season, running October 2022 through April 2023 includes collaborative world premieres alongside beloved classics. Performances will be held in three unique venues in Providence, with subscription tickets for most performances going on sale July 7, 2022. 
CRT Box Office Opens For All Summer Sales on May 23 Photo CRT Box Office Opens For All Summer Sales on May 23
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Central New York

The Cortland Repertory Theatre Box Office will open Monday, May 23rd for all summer ticket sales for their 50th anniversary summer season.  CRT's Box Office is located at CRT Downtown, 24 Port Watson Street in downtown Cortland and is open Monday – Friday from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM, and on Saturdays from noon – 6:00 PM. 
Photos: MJ Celebrates 10 Tony Nominations at Tavern on The Green Photo Photos: MJ Celebrates 10 Tony Nominations at Tavern on The Green
by Bruce Glikas on May 18, 2022 in Broadway

MJ the Musical celebrated its 10 Tony Award nominations last night with a party at Tavern on the Green! BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos here.
GRIEF, THE MUSICAL...A COMEDY Comes to Great Barrington Public Theater's Solo Fe Photo GRIEF, THE MUSICAL...A COMEDY Comes to Great Barrington Public Theater's Solo Fest
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Boston

When Alison Larkin told Archbishop Desmond Tutu about what happened after she fell in love for the first time in her 50s and the worst happened, he said 'Alison, you must tell this story, because it will bring hope.'
INTIMATE APPAREL Opens This Weekend at Long Beach Playhouse Photo INTIMATE APPAREL Opens This Weekend at Long Beach Playhouse
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Los Angeles

Lynn Nottage's play, Intimate Apparel, is based on her great-grandmother's experiences as a talented African American seamstress working in New York City in 1905. In this play, Ester has dreams of a future that she plans to create with money she earns making intimate apparel for wealthy matrons and ladies of the night. 
WORKING: A MUSICAL Comes to The Citadel Theatre This Month Photo WORKING: A MUSICAL Comes to The Citadel Theatre This Month
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Edmonton

Complete with musical numbers, dance and gripping local stories of Alberta workers in all career types, the Young Companies performs their take on Working: A Musical at the end of this month.
Virginia Repertory Theatre Announces New Artistic Directors Photo Virginia Repertory Theatre Announces New Artistic Directors
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Central Virginia

Following a national search, Virginia Repertory Theatre welcomes new artistic directors, Desirée Roots, Todd D. Norris and Rick Hammerly, who will steer all artistic aspects of Central Virginia’s flagship professional theatre, according to William H. Carter, Chair-Elect of the Board and Chair of the Selection Committee.
Norway's Winter Guests Closes DanceHouse Season With Poignant Work STORY, STORY, Photo Norway's Winter Guests Closes DanceHouse Season With Poignant Work STORY, STORY, DIE
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Vancouver

DanceHouse presents the West Coast premiere of winter guests' evocative work, Story, story, die., choreographed by Artistic Director Alan Lucien Øyen, on stage June 22 and 23, 2022 at 8pm at the Vancouver Playhouse. Through cinematic staging and poignant spoken word, Story, story, die. is a thought-provoking look at the interdependency between lies and love and the surprising things we do in our everyday lives to present a more likeable narrative of ourselves to the world. 
Kristin Hersh Plays City Winery Boston This Month Photo Kristin Hersh Plays City Winery Boston This Month
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Boston

Kristin Hersh, the founder and frontwoman for Throwing Muses is coming to City Winery Boston on Monday, May 30 for a Memorial Day show. Described as “One of indie rock's most fascinating figures” Hersh will be joined onstage by her longtime collaborator drummer/bassist Fred Abong for this intimate acoustic show.
Washington Pavilion and Augustana University Partner to Strengthen The Municipal Photo Washington Pavilion and Augustana University Partner to Strengthen The Municipal Band
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Sioux Falls

Christopher Hill has announced his retirement as Bandmaster of the Sioux Falls Municipal Band. To ensure the band's continued presence in the Sioux Falls community and take it to new heights, the Washington Pavilion is partnering with Augustana University, which will provide musical leadership for the Municipal Band.
651 ARTS Presents the Second Annual Juneteenth Celebration Photo 651 ARTS Presents the Second Annual Juneteenth Celebration
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Brooklyn

651 ARTS, in association with Downtown Brooklyn Partnership and The Center for Fiction, presents its Second Annual Juneteenth Celebration: Sonic Liberation with DJ Reborn and Friends hosted by dancer/choreographer and STooPS founder Kendra J. Ross.
The South Florida Theatre League Announces Return of Unified Auditions Photo The South Florida Theatre League Announces Return of Unified Auditions
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Miami Metro

The South Florida Theatre League has announced the return of our Unified Auditions, after pausing them in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Walton Arts Center Present World Premier Of MEMOIR This Week Photo Walton Arts Center Present World Premier Of MEMOIR This Week
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Arkansas

Walton Arts Center is presenting the world premiere of Grammy Award-winning composer Steve Mackey's new music-theater work, Memoir, at 7 pm on Wednesday, May 18.
ArtsFairfax Announces 2022 Arts Awards Honorees Photo ArtsFairfax Announces 2022 Arts Awards Honorees
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Central Virginia

The 2022 ArtsFairfax Arts Awards, to be held on Friday, October 28, 2022, will honor Capital One Hall; philanthropists Gary and Tina Mather; actor, director, and playwright Mark Brutsché; and Fall for the Book for their visionary contributions in Northern Virginia. The annual event supports ArtsFairfax programs and services.
Hermitage Artist Retreat Announces New Programs in June Photo Hermitage Artist Retreat Announces New Programs in June
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Sarasota

 The Hermitage Artist Retreat announces new community programs in June with Hermitage Fellows spanning music, visual art, and theater. These newly added programs are presented at outdoor venues throughout Sarasota County as part of the Hermitage’s partnerships with local organizations, including Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, the Van Wezel Foundation, and Art Center Sarasota.
Creative Cauldron Receives Ross Roberts Fund For The Arts Grant From Community Fund For Northern Virginia
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2022 in Central Virginia

Creative Cauldron was recently awarded a 2022 Ross Roberts Fund for the Arts grant from the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia.  The grant will fund a new bi-lingual teaching artist staff position, helping Creative Cauldron expand its program outreach to Spanish-speaking families and patrons in its service area.
BWW Review: CHICAGO, New Wimbledon Theatre Photo BWW Review: CHICAGO, New Wimbledon Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan on May 18, 2022 in UK / West End

Chicago is a piece of musical theatre that feels as though it has been around forever. Premiering in 1975, directed and choreographed by the legendary Bob Fosse, it quickly gained an iconic status and an exhausting number of revivals followed. Currently running on Broadway, starring Pamela Anderson, it is also on a highly successful tour that lands at the New Wimbledon Theatre this week.