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GREASE To Return To Australia In 2024

A brand-new production of the number one party musical GREASE is set to debut as Melbourne's summer musical at Her Majesty's Theatre from January 2024 and the Capitol Theatre in Sydney from March 2024.

Matthew Broderick, Tony Shalhoub, and More Join the Roth Festival Line-Up

New Jersey Performing Arts Center announced the complete cast of its one-time dramatic reading of the late Philip Roth's bestselling novel The Plot Against America featuring some of the most esteemed actors working today in a monumental performance at the center of PHILIP ROTH UNBOUND: Illuminating a Literary Legacy, NJPAC's three-day celebration of the iconic writer.

TAKE ME OUT To Host Post-Show Talk Back With Cast Members, Billy Bean, and Sports Journalists

The Tony-nominated Best Revival, TAKE ME OUT, will host a special post-show talkback on Tuesday, May 17 featuring members of the cast; Billy Bean, one of only two Major League Baseball players to come out as gay; as well as sports journalists Howard Bryant and Kat O’Brien.

Altameda Release New Album 'Born Losers'

To mark the release of Born Losers, Altameda has unveiled a new music video for their song “Sweet Susie.' The video shows Altameda guitarist and vocalist, Troy Snaterse. The album was recorded in Toronto by Thomas D’Arcy (Neko Case, The Sheepdogs) and mixed in Portland, OR by Tucker Martine (My Morning Jacket, Whitney, R.E.M.).

The Musicians of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra Builds Management Team

The Musicians of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, the not-for-profit organization known as MOSSO, have engaged a management team to assist them in producing live classical music concerts for Greater Springfield and Western Massachusetts.

All-Star Lineup Of 2020 Innovators Announced For NOWHERE FEST

On the anniversary of the WHO’s declaration of the Covid-19 pandemic, NOWHERE, a new social and events platform that revolutionizes online gathering by offering face-to-face interaction in beautifully designed three-dimensional spaces in partnership with Preview Events, presents three days of performances, panels, and serendipitous connection. $5-$100 tickets are on sale at www.urnowhere.com/fest. The proceeds will benefit Helping Hearts NYC.

Alfreda Burke and Rodrick Dixon Perform In HUMANITY RISING: NOTRE-DAME REBORN

Chicago's own Alfreda Burke and Rodrick Dixon will perform in this virtual gala benefiting the rebuilding and restoration of Notre-Dame Cathedral. Burke and Dixon have starred in the Auditorium Theatre's annual production of Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah since the show began 16 years ago.

ISTC Announces Scriptease Series

Iowa Stage Theatre Company, central Iowa's home for award-winning theater that inspires, enlightens and entertains, announces its 2020 Scriptease Play Reading Series, with its first production slated to be KAA-ZOWIE, the first play from renowned journalist Scott Simon of National Public Radio.

AMERICAN INSPIRATION "A New, Best-Selling Author Series To Premiere In Boston's Back Bay

Today's top writers are coming to Boston for a new series of author talks called American Inspiration. The series is produced by American Ancestors, the country's oldest genealogical institution, headquartered in Boston's Back Bay. American Inspiration presents best-selling authors and their latest books exploring themes of personal identity, families and immigration, and social and cultural history. Tickets for the fall season are on sale now.

Tony Bennett to Take the Stage at the Majestic Theatre

The Majestic Theatre welcomes back Tony Bennett, the nineteen-time Grammy Award-winning musician whose music spans over six decades, on October 9, 2019 at 7:30PM in the a?oeI Left My Hearta?? Tour! Tickets go on sale this Friday, August 23 at 11AM.

BWW Review: Stages St. Louis' GREASE Is the One That You Want (Oh Yes Indeed)

WOW is the word right now, as Grease, with direction and musical staging by Michael Hamilton, plays at Stages St. Louis! In this automatic, systematic, hyyyydromatic show, it's 1950s USA, and a new school year is beginning at Rydel High. A feisty Miss Lynch (Kendra Lynn Lucas) greets us as her students with the morning announcements (and theatre etiquette, too a?" thank you Miss Lynch), using a training clicker to keep us in check lest we get too rowdy. She knows her students, after all. Moving into the musical, we encounter Sandy Dumbrowski (Summerisa Bell Stevens) and Danny Zuko (Sam Harvey), who met at the beach over summer break and had a sweet little romance. Both will be attending Rydel for their senior year, unbeknownst to one other, so that makes for a scrumptiously awkward...

Casting Announced For Stages St. Louis' 2019 Season

STAGES St. Louis is thrilled to announce casting for its 33rd Season: THE BOY FROM OZ, GREASE, MAN OF LA MANCHA, and its Emerson Family Theatre Series production of Disney's 101 DALMATIANS. 'The tagline at STAGES is 'Experience The Story' and our 2019 Season stays true to these words offering something special for everyone,' expresses Associate Producer Andrew Kuhlman.

Emerson College Announces 2019 Commencement Speaker Soledad O'Brien, Honorary Degree Recipients

Emerson College, the nation's premier institution for the arts, communication, and the liberal arts, today announced its honorary degree recipients for 2019. On Sunday, May 12, during Emerson College's 139th Commencement ceremony, the college will honor four award-winning scholars, authors, writers, and filmmakers for their contributions and efforts to highlight diverse stories and voices through their work. Award-winning journalist, speaker and author Soledad O'Brien; award-winning scholar and writer Nell Irvin Painter; Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Emmy- nominated filmmaker and theatrical producer Jose Antonio Vargas; and the President of Miami Dade College Eduardo J. Padron will each receive honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degrees. O'Brien will give the commencement address.

The Family Stone & Sha Na Na Added To Bethel Woods Event Gallery Lineup

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, the nonprofit cultural center located at the site of the 1969 Woodstock festival in Bethel, N.Y., will welcome Woodstock alumni The Family Stone featuring Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and original founding member of Sly & The Family Stone, Jerry Martini featuring Phunne Stone on Friday, May 24th and Sha Na Na on Saturday, June 1st.  Both shows will take place in the intimate, indoor Event Gallery.  Reserved seating tickets will go on-sale to the general public on Friday, March 22nd at 10:00 AM at www.BethelWoodsCenter.org, www.Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster outlets, or by phone at 1.800.745.3000.

Annette Bening, Gary Cole, and Ed Asner Join Cast of IF ALL THE SKY WERE PAPER

In honor of the 100th year of Veterans Day and the fifth anniversary of the founding of the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University, the play If All the Sky Were Paper is coming home to Chapman's Musco Center for the Arts stage for a special Veteran's Day performance on Saturday, November 10 at 7:30pm.

STAGES St. Louis Announces Its 2019 Season

STAGES St. Louis announces its spectacular 33rd Season! The 2019 Season includes the dazzling and hilarious THE BOY FROM OZ, the smash hit GREASE, the romantic adventure MAN OF LA MANCHA, and our Emerson Family Theatre Series production of Disney's 101 DALMATIANS.

Tony Bennett Comes to the Majestic Theatre August 21

The Majestic Theatre proudly presents Tony Bennett, the nineteen time Grammy Award-winning musician whose music spans over six decades on August 21, 2018 at 8PM! Special guest Antonia Bennett will open the show. Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 11 at 10AM.

Tony Bennett Comes to Hennepin; Tickets On Sale Friday, 12/15

Hennepin Theatre Trust proudly presents the return of TONY BENNET, the 19-time Grammy Award-winning musician whose music spaces over six decades for one night only at the historic State Theatre (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

Josh Lovelace's 'Young Folk' Reaches #1 on iTunes Singer/Songwriter Albums Chart

On November 17th, Josh Lovelace of the Grammy-nominated rock band NEEDTOBREATHE released his debut family album Young Folk. The collection of songs features guest appearances from Ben Rector, Ellie Holcomb, Spirit Family Reunion, and members of the legendary children's group Sharon, Lois & Bram.

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