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Blake Allen is a composer, musician, music director, and arranger most known for creating and music directing the hit series "AN EVENING WITH... SERIES", music directing the 2019 revival of OVER HERE!, and being one of the composers / lyricists for the Off-Broadway musical FOLK WANDERING. Allen is also married to drag artist Marti Gould Cummings and tours around the world as their music director.

Allen's debut album, SONATAS, went #1 on iTunes and #4 on the Billboard Classical Charts in 2020. His next album, the shards of an honor code junkie, will be released in 2021.

Allen is a co-composer/co-writer for the new musical AT KC'S with Kristina Nicole Miller and Peter L. Powers, which will have an industrial reading in Spring 2021. AT KC's was also partially developed at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center as part of a 2020 residency.

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DeForest Theatricals Presents Doris Dear In Her New Show DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK SLIGHTLY SONDHEIM

DeForest Theatricals has announced the highly anticipated premiere of 'Doris Dear's Gurl Talk 'Slightly Sondheim,'' featuring the incomparable Doris Dear, America's Perfect Housewife, at the iconic Triad Theater in New York City.

WITCH PERFECT Tour With DRAG RACE Alums to Kick Off at Troupe429 in Connecticut

Witch Perfect: The International Tour starring Drag Race alums Tina Burner, Alexis Michelle, and Scarlett Envy will kick off the 2023 Halloween season with two shows on Thursday, September 28 at 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at Troupe429 (3 Wall Street, Norwalk, Connecticut). Witch Perfect will fly all throughout the U.S., Canada, and the U.K.

Interview: Alexis Michelle Might Just Be the Ultimate Theatre Queen of RuPaul's Drag Race

RuPaul's Drag Race star Alexis Michelle checked in with BroadwayWorld to chat more about her background in theatre, current Broadway inspirations, and more!

Photos: Go Inside DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK: SLIGHTLY SONDHEIM at The Provincetown Cabaret Festival

The Provincetown Cabaret Festival concluded its recent edition, highlighting artists who celebrate the art of cabaret. Doris Dear, 'America's Perfect Housewife,' the character created and played by actor Ray DeForest, brought her new show, 'Doris Dear's Gurl Talk: Slightly Sondheim' to the Cape. Check out photos here!

Angela Birchett, Tina Burner, And Jared Reinfeldt To Lead Industry Reading Of FARMYARD FOLLIES

A private industry reading of a new stage musical Farmyard Follies will be held May 15th. An original musical, the work features a score and book by Blake Allen (Insomnia; the shards of an honor code junkie) and Critic's Choice Award Winner, Christopher Seeber (aka Tina Burner from RuPaul's Drag Race Season 13) and is inspired by an idea by three-time Canadian Screen Award Nominee Aimée Beaudoin (Caution: May Contain Nuts). Drama Desk-Nominee and Lortel Award Winner Tye Blue (Titaníque) is directing with Allen as musical director. 

THE DORIS DEAR CHRISTMAS SPECIAL to Stream on Broadway on Demand

Doris Dear s back teaming with BroadwayOnDemand to stream her annual holiday extravaganza, ‘The Doris Dear Christmas Special’ filmed LIVE at The Triad Theater in NYC! The streaming starts on December 23rd running until January 1st.

Eve Eaton to Join THE DORIS DEAR CHRISTMAS SPECIAL at The Triad Theater

 Eve Eaton, an award winning singer, will join Doris Dear and the all-star cast of “The Doris Dear Christmas Special” for the Friday night show playing at The Triad Theater in NYC  Dec 16th & 17th at 7pm.

Emily Kate Gentile Joins the Cast of THE DORIS DEAR CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

Soprano Emily Kate Gentile is joining the cast of the “Doris Dear Christmas Special” running this Friday and Saturday, the 16th and 17th of December, at the off Broadway Triad Theater in NYC. 

The Doris Dear 2022 Christmas Special Joins Forces with The Alzheimer's Association

Celebrating her seventh year of holiday magic, award winning artist Doris Dear, “America's Perfect Housewife”, announces that the “Doris Dear 2022 Christmas Special, Christmas Through the Ages'”will be raising funds for The Alzheimer's Association.

Broadway's Crystal Kellogg Joins THE DORIS DEAR CHRISTMAS SPECIAL at The Triad

Crystal Kellogg, from Broadways “School of Rock” and “Finding Neverland”, joins Doris Dear and the all-star cast of “The Doris Dear Christmas Special” playing at The Triad Theater in NYC  Dec 16th & 17th at 7pm.


Doris Dear, Telly Award winner for her streaming series, 'Doris Dear's Gurl Talk', on BroadwayOnDemand, 3-time MAC Award winner and Broadway World award winner, is back with her annual Holiday extravaganza, 'The Doris Dear Christmas Special'!

Review: Witch Perfect: Live Singing Drag Show (tina Burner, Scarlet Envy, and Alexis Michelle) at The Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre

What did our critic think of WITCH PERFECT: LIVE SINGING DRAG SHOW (TINA BURNER, SCARLET ENVY, AND ALEXIS MICHELLE) at The Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre?

Interview: Scarlet, Tina, Alexis, Blake of WITCH PERFECT: LIVE SINGING DRAG SHOW (TINA BURNER, SCARLET ENVY, AND ALEXIS MICHELLE) at The Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre

SISTAAAAAS! Be sure to check out WITCH PERFECT: LIVE DRAG SHOW on October 26th at The Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre.

Pygmalion Theatre Company Presents a Reading of ROE

Pygmalion Theatre Company will present a reading of 'Roe,' by Lisa Loomer, as a fundraiser for Planned Parenthood, in the Leona Wagner Black Box at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center.

Cree Carrico & Jeanna de Waal to Star in Blake Allen's INSOMNIA at Carnegie Hall

Award-winning composer Blake Allen will present the world premiere of his original musical work “INSOMNIA” at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall — on Tuesday, November 8 at 8 PM, with Cree Carrico & Jeanna de Waal.

DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK Lights Up The Theatre District In NYC And Is Awarded The Silver Communicator Award

On Saturday, the team that brought you the award-winning streaming series, “Doris Dear's Gurl Talk”, was presented with the Silver Communicator Award at Gallaghers Steakhouse in the heart of the Theater District in New York City.

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of MCC's WHICH WAY TO THE STAGE

Just last night, MCC Theater celebrated the opening of the World Premiere of Which Way to the Stage by Ana Nogueira (Empathitrax) and directed by Mike Donahue (MCC's Collective Rage). Previously titled Here She Is, Boys, Which Way to the Stage will run through May 22 at the Newman Mills Theater at MCC Theater.

SWEENEY TODD Announced At Black Rock Theater

Black Rock Theater & Broadway Method Academy announced casting for their upcoming musical, “Sweeney Todd”.  A host of professional and college actors will comprise the company.

Jackie Cox & Marti Cummings to Star in TWINNING One-Night-Only Cabaret

The Q, NYC’s hottest multi-level Queer nightlife venue, will present Twinning, a special one-night-only concert event starring “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 12 contestant Jackie Cox and “Worst Cooks in America” Season 23 runner-up Marti Cummings.

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