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Meet the Cast of APPROPRIATE, Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight!

Appropriate officially begins previews tonight, November 29, and will officially open on Monday, December 18th for a limited engagement at Second Stage’s Hayes Theater. Meet the cast of Appropriate here!


Directed by Emmy® nominee Yoruba Richen (The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks), The Cost of Inheritance: An America ReFramed Special presents a nuanced view of the key issues, scope, and rationale of the reparations debate from a number of perspectives. The film documents communities seeking to make amends for economic inequalities.

BaCA Exhibition, Roots of an Identity, Celebrates Latin American Heritage

Bailey Contemporary Arts Center (BaCA) and Latin American Art Pavilion (LAAP) will present the meticulously curated exhibition, Roots of an Identity. Learn more about the upcoming event here!

Corey Stoll, Natalie Gold & Alyssa Emily Marvin to Join Sarah Paulson in APPROPRIATE

Golden Globe Award nominee Corey Stoll (“House of Cards,” “Billions”), Natalie Gold (“Succession”), and Alyssa Emily Marvin (Grey House) join Emmy, Golden Globe, and SAG Award winner Sarah Paulson in Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ APPROPRIATE at Second Stage Theater, directed by Lila Neugebauer.

NAATCO Names Mona Moriya as Managing Producer, Expanding Leadership Team

NAATCO has appointed Mona Moriya as its new Managing Producer. With her extensive experience, Moriya will play a vital role in driving growth and innovation at the New York Asian American Theatre Company, enhancing its creative direction and operations. Learn more about NAATCO's exciting new addition and their plans for the future.

Hansol Jung's Modern Verse Translation of ROMEO AND JULIET to Begin Performances Off-Broadway This Week

NAATCO will begin performances for the Off-Broadway premiere of Hansol Jung’s modern verse translation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, the classic tale of star-crossed lovers.  Jung will co-direct Romeo and Juliet with Dustin Wills.

NAATCO Presents Off-Broadway Premiere Of ROMEO AND JULIET By Hansol Jung

Mia Katigbak, actor-manager and co-founder of NAATCO, has announced the details for the Off-Broadway premiere of Hansol Jung’s modern verse translation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, the classic tale of star-crossed love. 

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy Create a Musical 'Canvas' with New Studio Album

Rock, pop, Latin and classical influences come to the fore on the new material of mostly original melodies. Guests include Rhiannon Giddens (“Woman of the House”), Yo-Yo Ma (“So You Love”) Brian Finnegan (“Colour Theory”)—and, on “Choo Choo,” their 17-year-old daughter Mary Frances Leahy.

Emmy-Nominated Actress J. Smith-Cameron to Receive the 'Canopy Award' at This Year's North Fork TV Festival

 J. currently stars as a series regular on the acclaimed HBO series SUCCESSION, which will soon begin production on its fourth season. Her portrayal of “Gerri Kellman,” Waystar Royco’s General Counsel, garnered J. a Critics Choice Award nomination and has quickly become a fan favorite in the Emmy® Award-winning series. 

REFUGE Explores Pandemic's Impact on Sibling Bonds Hollywood Fringe Festival Play Previews, June 3

Refuge, the new play from playwright Mary Frances Noser premiering  on June 3 at the Los Angeles LGBT center, tackles themes of  duty, love, forgiveness, safety and family  through the prism of a pair of fraternal twins surviving a pandemic of deadly bugs. 

In the Wings Promotions to Stage CARRIE: THE MUSICAL

In the Wings Promotions (ITW) has announced their first in-person production since late 2019, CARRIE: THE MUSICAL. CARRIE: THE MUSICAL features Music and Lyrics by Michael Gore and Dean Pitchford and Book by Lawrence D. Cohen and is based on the novel by Stephen King. Directed and Choreographed by Nadia Verrucci with Musical Direction by Ian Baird, CARRIE: THE MUSICAL runs May 5-14, 2022 at MainLine Theatre in Montreal. Tickets are on sale NOW!

Three Performances Added To The Kauffman Center Presents Spring 2022 Calendar

Three musically diverse acts are coming to the Kauffman Center this spring. On March 18, see Natalie MacMaster, Donnell Leahy and Family, then see The TEN Tenors March 22, followed by The Queen's Cartoonists April 27, 2022.

92nd Street Y Announces Return to In-Person Programming

For the first time since March 2020, 92nd Street Y is following the State's lead to welcome audiences back to Kaufmann Concert Hall for a 'tasting menu' of some of 92Y's world-class programming - from classical concerts and literary readings to theater for young audiences.

NAATCO Announces OUT OF TIME: Five Commissions For Asian American Women Playwrights

NAATCO, today announced that the company has commissioned five Asian American playwrights, all women, to write monologues for characters no younger than 60-years-old. Each monologue will be at least 30 minutes long, and all five will be performed together as a piece entitled Out of Time.

NAATCO Launches The NAATCO National Partnership Project, Spotlighting Asian American Theatre Artists

NAATCO (National Asian American Theatre Company) founder and Artistic Producing Director Mia Katigbak today announced the creation of The NAATCO National Partnership Project (NNPP), a national theater initiative that will ingrain the inclusion of Asian American theatre artists, technicians, administrators, and community members in the American theater.

Celia Keenan-Bolger, Blair Underwood and More to be Theatre Forward Broadway Roundtable Panelists

How Does Theatre Mirror Society? will be explored along with drawing on the panelists' experiences and perspectives on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Topics of the 17th annual Theatre Forward Broadway Roundtable will include an open-ended dialogue about opportunity, access, education and social justice. Panelists all share a passion for the power of storytelling and how it reflects and influences our world.

Fiddling Star Natalie MacMaster Returns To Majestic With 'A Celtic Family Christmas'

Star fiddling duo Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy return to Gettysburg this December with an incredible array of musicians, including their own children. MacMaster, Leahy and clan present a?oeA Celtic Family Christmasa?? at Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 7:30 p.m. MacMaster and Leahy last performed in the Majestic stage in 2007 and 2008.

Photo Coverage: Lois Smith Celebrates 89th Birthday at THE INHERITANCE

67 years after her Broadway debut and 23 years since she was last seen on Broadway, Lois Smith will be 89 when The Inheritance opens on November 17. On Saturday, the company surprised her onstage as she celebrated the big day!

Virginia Stage Presents DETROIT '67

Turntables turn to turmoil in the heart of Detroit when a mysterious woman enters the lives of siblings Chelle and Lank. Underground basement parties are the talk of the town as the spirit of Motown breaks barriers across neighborhoods. As race riots erupt in their beloved city, tensions escalate at home. How will this family keep it together as their community falls apart?

MAMMA MIA! Extends at Fountain Hills Theater

Fountain Hills Theater announces the EXTENSION of the hit ABBA musical Mamma Mia! through Sept 29th.


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