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Maxine Peake Will Lead World Premiere of ROBIN/RED/BREAST at Aviva Studios This May

Maxine Peake, Sarah Frankcom and Imogen Knight - co-founders of new production company MAAT (Music, Art, Activism and Theatre) will present the world premiere of a chilling new retelling of John Bowen's cult TV play Robin Redbreast, which is often cited as the precursor to The Wicker Man. 
Manchester's Aviva Studios Officially Opens

Manchester’s landmark new cultural venue, Aviva Studios, the permanent home of Factory International, officially opens today (18 October 2023) with the world premiere of Free Your Mind, a large-scale immersive performance based on The Matrix.
ALOHA OY! THE CABARET to Return in June at Pangea

Proud Image Theatre Company will present JEFFREY VAUSE in ALOHA OY! THE CABARET, back by popular demand after a sold-out debut in May 2022 - one final time, one night only! The performance will be held on Thursday, June 15th, 2023 at 7:00 PM at Pangea.
Jeffrey Vause Returns With ALOHA OY! On March 23 And April 6 At Pangea

Proud Image Theatre Company presents

 Jeffrey Vause in Aloha Oy! on Thursdays, March 23 and April 6, both at 7 PM at Pangea. Music direction is by John Bowen.
ALOHA OY! THE CABARET Returns to PANGEA in March and April

Proud Image Theatre Company will present Jeffrey Vause In Aloha Oy! The Cabaret, with Musical Direction by John Bowen, conceived & created With Phil Hall, on Thursday, March 23rd, 2023 at 7:00 pm and Thursday, April 6th, 2023 at 7:00 pm at Pangea.
ALOHA OY! to Return to Don't Tell Mama in December

By popular demand after a sold-out NYC Cabaret Debut in May, Proud Image Theatre Company will present the one-night-only return engagement of Jeffrey Vause in ALOHA OY! THE CABARET on Thursday December 22nd, 2022 at 7:00 PM at Don't Tell Mama.
Jeffrey Vause Continues Performances Of ALOHA, OY! at Don't Tell Mama

Jeffrey Vause's memoir cabaret has another performance on September 24th.
Jeffrey Vause Returns To Don't Tell Mama With ALOHA OY!, September 10 & 24

Proud Image Theatre Company's Jeffrey Vause returns to Don't Tell Mama with Aloha Oy! The Cabaret on Saturdays, September 10 and 24, both at 5 PM. Music director is John Bowen.
Interview: Jeffrey Vause of ALOHA OY! at Don't Tell Mama

Actor and playwright Jeffrey Vause is coming back to Don't Tell Mama after his one-night-only cabaret debut packs the club with wall-to-wall patrons.
Jeffrey Vause Will Make Cabaret Debut With ALOHA OY! at Don't Tell Mama On May 14th

The worlks of Sondheim, Berlin, Hamlisch and more will supply the music, while Hawaii provides the leading man in this new musical cabaret set for May 14th at Don't Tell Mama.
Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of the City-Wide School Tour Of Oscar Hammerstein II's ALL KINDS OF PEOPLE

Leading NYC arts education nonprofit Inside Broadway (Executive Director, Michael Presser) recently begun its city-wide school tour of All Kinds of People, a special musical revue developed in collaboration with The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, designed to promote tolerance and acceptance using the words and lyrics of the great Oscar Hammerstein II. The tour will play about 90 performances over the course of 10 weeks at over 50 NYC public schools in The Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens & Manhattan.
AIP Presents its 17th Annual Cabaret Festival

Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, will host its 17th Annual Cabaret Festival May 14-19 at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY. The festival will be a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook with performances by award-winning artists (MAC, Bistro, Broadway World, Nightlife awards, among others) and participants in the Adela and Larry Elow American Songbook High School Competition (who are noted by *). All performances are FREE to the public.
BLUE ON BLACK Single Garners Massive Global Impact In 5 Days

ICYMI: the most important Country Rock collaboration in years, “Blue On Black” by Five Finger Death Punch featuring Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Brantley Gilbert and  Brian May debuted last Friday, April 12 and is now the #2 on the iTunes All Genres Top Songs chart, #1 most-added song at Rock radioand the video for the song has already garnered 9 million views across the board. The song is also holding top chart positions around the world including #2 and #3 on the German and U.K. rock charts.
Five Finger Death Punch, Brian May Of Queen, Brantley Gilbert & Kenny Wayne Shepherd Release Mainstream Country Rock Single

The multi-platinum rock group FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has teamed up with the legendary BRIAN MAY of QUEEN and two of the biggest names in country and blues rock, BRANTLEY GILBERT and KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD to record a special version of the song 'Blue On Black' mixed by Kevin Churko(Ozzy Osbourne, Shania Twain, Disturbed). Titans in each of their respective genres, the artists came together to merge country and mainstream rock to re-create the classic song originally recorded and co-written by SHEPHERD. Taking Country Rock to the next level, 'Blue On Black' is out today worldwide via Prospect Park (North America) and Eleven Seven Music (ex. North America). The song is available HERE and the artists also premiered an official music video HERE for 'Blue On Black' showing the creation of the song.
Guest Blog: Playwright Lizzie Nunnery On TO HAVE TO SHOOT IRISHMEN

In January 1917, four months after the murder of her husband, Hanna Sheehy Skeffington smuggled herself in to America with her eight-year-old son, Owen. As she'd previously been imprisoned for smashing the windows of Dublin Castle in suffragist protest, the British government wouldn't give her a passport.
Alamanac Arts Premieres Lizzie Nunnery's New Play TO HAVE TO SHOOT IRISHMEN

Almanac Arts in association with Liverpool Irish Festival present the premiere of TO HAVE TO SHOOT IRISHMEN. A new play with songs by Lizzie Nunnery.
NYC-Wide School Tour of 'LAND THAT I LOVE' Extends Again

The city-wide school tour of Irving Berlin's Land That I Love, featuring music & lyrics by Irving Berlin and book by four-time Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin (Aladdin, The Wedding Singer, Elf the Musical), has extended its performance schedule for the second time due to popular demand and strong audience response, with support from NYC Council Member Vincent Gentile.
City-Wide Tour of LAND THAT I LOVE Extends for over 60 NYC Public Schools

The city-wide school tour of Irving Berlin's Land That I Love, featuring music & lyrics by Irving Berlin & book by 4-time Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin (Aladdin, The Wedding Singer, Elf the Musical), has extended its performance schedule into May due to popular demand & strong audience response from the first month of school tour performances across the city. Presented by leading NYC arts education nonprofit Inside Broadway (Executive Director, Michael Presser), Land That I Love is a special collaboration between Inside Broadway and the Irving Berlin Family & is specifically produced for New York City public schools. The tour began in January and will now be performed at over 60 NYC public schools in Manhattan, Brooklyn, The Bronx and Queens, with over 100 performances thru May 5 (in 2017, Inside Broadway will be serving over 50,000 New York City students with its programs).
NYC School Tour of Irving Berlin's LAND THAT I LOVE Starts This Week

In celebration of its landmark 35th anniversary season, leading NYC arts education nonprofit Inside Broadway is presenting a city-wide school tour and revival of their acclaimed musical production, Irving Berlin's Land That I Love.
The Empresarios Release New Album THE VIBES Today

The Empresarios are ready to bring tropicaliente beats to the world again this winter, after spending much of 2014 in the studio the group's third album is complete. The Vibes continues to bring the warm Latin sounds that fans have come to expect from Empresarios but with new surprises. The Vibes includes collaborations from Miami based Colombian rapper Ephniko and DC-based salseros Orquesta Salsaley.

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