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IT Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Choreography / Movement

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Hailey Kilgore, Derek Klena, Javier Muñoz & Ali Stroker to Join The New York Pops Season Opening Concert at Carnegie Hall

The New York Pops—led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke— will open its 2023-24 season with a brand-new concert program, featuring Hailey Kilgore, Derek Klena, Javier Muñoz & Ali Stroker. Learn how to purchase tickets!

EDINBURGH 2023: Review: SALOME, Bedlam Theatre

There is something surreal about watching a play banned for blasphemous biblical portrayal in an old Church. Embedded with symbolic poetry, repetitive references to the moon and the desire to kiss a severed head, Philomene Cheynet's interpretation of Oscar Wilde’s Salomé presents an unusual twist on the classic biblical tale.

Derek Klena and Ali Stroker Join 21ST CENTURY BROADWAY And More Announced At Carnegie Hall

Derek Klena and Ali Stroker will now join The New York Pops and Music Director Steven Reineke for its season opening concert, 21st Century Broadway, on Friday, October 27, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall.

Derek Klena and Ali Stroker Join The New York Pops' 21ST CENTURY BROADWAY

Don't miss out on the incredible performances by Derek Klena and Ali Stroker in The New York Pops 21ST CENTURY BROADWAY. Get all the details about this must-see event in New York City and secure your tickets now.

David Aron Damane, Jackie Burns & More to Lead PERFECT WORLD Industry Reading

The new musical PERFECT WORLD will get an invite-only, industry presentation on October 27 & 28. It features book and lyrics by Alan Edmunds, music & lyrics by Richard Winzeler, and will be directed by Karen Carpenter with music director & vocal arrangements by Laura Bergquist and choreography by Alexandra Beller.

Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Comes to Palo Alto Players in November

Palo Alto Players invites you to “Be Our Guest” as the company continues its 92nd season with the hit Broadway musical Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Based on the Disney animated film, the stage version of this tale as old as time has been enchanting audiences around the world for over two decades.

THE WINTER'S TALE Opens Next Month at Sontag Greek Theatre

Ophelia's Jump Productions' Midsummer Shakespeare Festival returns this July, presenting The Winter's Tale at The Sontag Greek Theatre, the historic outdoor venue located on the grounds of Pomona College in Claremont.

Cast & Creative Details For THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at WaterTower Theatre

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director Shane Peterman today announced casting and creative details for The Bridges of Madison County in Concert. 

Baldwin & Lazar-Led THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY to Open at Axelrod PAC Next Month

The Axelrod Performing Arts Center will present The Bridges of Madison County, The Musical, starring Kate Baldwin (Hello, Dolly!, Finian’s Rainbow) and Aaron Lazar (A Little Night Music, The Light in the Piazza).

WSP's NEW SING OUT STRONG Commemorates Lives Lost To COVID, March 11

Since the start of the pandemic, Cerise Jacobs and her activist opera company, White Snake Projects, have been developing a trilogy of virtual operas revolving around populations disproportionately affected by COVID-19: essential workers, the incarcerated, and survivors of intimate partner violence.

Ben Elton Will Direct 20th Anniversary WE WILL ROCK YOU UK Tour

Queen and Ben Elton's smash hit musical 'We Will Rock You' is back for 2022 to celebrate its 20th anniversary with a new tour in theatres across the UK, directed by Ben Elton.

The Tank Announces Schedule for City Artist Corps Grantee Performances

The Tank announced today the programming schedule for the City Artist Corps Grantee Performances. From now until October 31st, the Tank is presenting FREE in-person programming highlighting the work of 14 City Artist Corps Grantees.

Derek Klena, Christy Altomare, Bonnie Milligan and More to Perform at Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week

Next week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551.

Feinstein's/54 Below Adds Three New Shows, Featuring Derek Klena, Antonio Cipriano, Benjamin Ruahala and More

Bringing us back to the early 2000s where young Antonio’s biggest worry was being line leader in 1st grade, he returns to the theater scene with a show that is intimate, cathartic and a much-needed taste of nostalgia.

Signature Theatre Announces Cast for AT THE FULL YUM SigWorks Reading

Signature Theatre has announced the cast for At the Full Yum by Rahima R. Rice, the first of four readings in its 2020/21 SigWorks: Monday Night New Play Reading Series. The reading will be directed by Jared Shamberger and stars Valeka Jessica, Gary-Kayi Fletcher, Avery Michael Johnson and Jefferson A. Russell.


Stars in the House continued today with Plays in the House: Teen Edition, Winter Break, starring Klarke Armstrong, Sachi Dieker, Lex Garcia, Charlotte Gimlin, Avery Michael Johnson, Imahni King and Lucy Martin.  

University of Kansas Department of Theatre & Dance Announces 78 Students to Receive Awards and Scholarships

The University of Kansas Department of Theatre & Dance has announced 78 students as recipients of its year-end awards and scholarships

PART TWO: Theatre Students Show off Videos of Them Singing at the Request of Laura Benanti

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Laura Benanti is asking her high school-aged followers to send videos of them singing songs from their cancelled shows.

WaterTower Theatre Announces Cast & Creative Details For THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director Shane Peterman today announced casting and creative details for The Bridges of Madison County.

VIDEO: South Bay Musical Theatre Presents SHE LOVES ME

South Bay Musical Theatre presents the charming musical comedy SHE LOVES ME. Described by The New York Times as a?oea bonbon of a musicala?? and a a?oetasty tale of love lost and found at the workplace,a?? the original Broadway production of SHE LOVES ME was nominated for five 1964 Tony Awards; the show has since enjoyed two successful Broadway revivals, in 1993 (Winner, Tony Award a?oeBest Revival of a Musicala??) and 2016. SHE LOVES ME features a book by Joe Masteroff, music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. It is based on the play Parfumerie by Miklós László (which has also served as the basis for the films The Shop Around the Corner, In the Good Old Summertime and You've Got Mail).


Michael Johnson has been nominated for the Outstanding Choreography/Movement award at the IT Awards for his work on The Lady Cavaliers: Signature Stories.

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