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Photos: Inside the Opening Night Celebration For HERE LIES LOVE

Here Lies Love, the new musical from David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, officially opened on Broadway Thursday, July 20, at the Broadway Theatre. Check out photos from the show's opening night celebrations here!

XANADU Comes to Metropolis in July

Closing the 2022 – 2023 Season at Metropolis is the cult movie classic turned musical comedy Xanadu. Kevin Wiczer directs the glitter explosion with choreography by Kristine Burdi and musical direction by Kenneth McMullen. 

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival Announces Full Program and Highlights Of May 2023 Edition

​​​​​​​ Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival today announced the full program of the 27th edition of the annual citywide event spanning May 2023. As part of this year's Core Program, artists will present lens-based works in exhibitions, site-specific installations, and commissioned projects at museums, galleries, and public spaces across Toronto.

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival Appoints New Artistic Director

Darcy Killeen, Chief Executive Officer, and Tara Smith, Executive Director, Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, have announced the appointment of Heather Canlas Rigg as the Festival's new Artistic Director. Canlas Rigg will join CONTACT on March 1, 2023.

12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards; Hale Center Theater Orem Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival Announces Highlights Of Its 27th Edition In May 2023

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival has announced highlights of the 27th edition of the annual citywide event spanning the month of May 2023.

Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards; at West Valley Arts Leads Best Ensemble Performance!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards; West valley arts Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Jennifer Lawrence, Zooey Deschanel & More Join UNITED TO SAVE THE VOTE Nonpartisan Virtual Gala

What does it take for Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, Ed Helms, Zooey Deschanel, SIA, Dave Matthews, Nick Kroll, Comedy Central’s Drunk History, Property Brothers’ Jonathan Scott, George Lopez, Jake Johnson, Kenny G, Ben Harper, and former United States Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge to get on one big Zoom call?

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival Announces Public Installation Artists of 2020

Today Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, the esteemed annual presentation of lens-based art, today announced its curated program of Public Installations for the 24th edition of the city-wide event. Throughout the month of May 2020, a number of this year's Public Installations will address the artists' roles in building awareness, stimulating dialogue, and fostering engagement concerning a range of environmental issues. Other installations feature artists exploring the interconnectedness and implications of body, identity, site, and history.

VIDEO: Watch Live THEatre ACCELERATOR Pitch Sessions

The first phase of #THEatreACCELERATOR program culminates in a live Shark-Tank-style pitch session where participants present their shows to theatre and tech industry veterans including Broadway Producers Deborah Taylor Barrera and Tom Polum, Tech Entrepreneur Helen Situ, Broadway Choreographer Michele Lynch, Investor and Producer Frank Kavanaugh and Investor Jonathan Ledden.

Photo Coverage: Broadway Producers Jamie deRoy & Tara Smith Swibel Honored at 65th Spirit of Achievement Awards

Since it's inception in 1954 as a mother-daughter luncheon honoring Marlene Dietrich and her daughter Maria Riva the organization has raised more than $100 million and has established: a Wing for Prenatal Sutdies and Research in Birth Defects, a Clinical Research Institute for Child Development, and funded major research in immunodiagnosis and immunotherapy in cancer.

Jamie deRoy and Tara Smith Swibel to Be Honored at Spirit of Achievement Luncheon

Albert Einstein College of Medicine's Women's Division will hold its 65thSpirit of Achievement Luncheon on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at The Rainbow Room in New York City to recognize notable achievements in theatre, writing, philanthropy and medicine. This year's luncheon will raise funds for comprehensive health care for women through cutting-edge research, discovery and teaching, as well as providing specialty care for all women.

Scotiabank Photography Festival Announces 2nd Edition Of Contact Photobook Fair

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival today announced the 2nd edition of the CONTACT Photobook Fair will take place on Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Stephen Bulger Gallery. The event is free and open to the public. In conjunction with the Fair, CONTACT is organizing a dynamic series of public programs and initiatives on photobooks throughout the month-long CONTACT Festival in May, including a conference titled Women and Photobooks (May 4) an exhibition of the 2018 Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards Shortlist (May 1-31), the Book Dummy Reviews (May 6), and the announcement of the annual Burtynsky Grant (June 6).

Photo Flash: Inside the Teens for Food Justice Gala

On Tuesday, October 30, Teens for Food Justice(TFFJ) held its annual gala, "Feast 2018 with Chef David Laris," an immersive dinner theatre experience honoring international superstars Emilio and GloriaEstefan, model and actress Karolina Kurkovaand her husband Archie Drury at Tribeca Rooftop. The event, attended by over 250 guests, supports TFFJ's mission to galvanize a youth-led movement to eradicate food insecurity in one generation.

TFFJ Announces Immersive Dinner Theatre Gala Based On Original Works

On Tuesday, October 30, Teens for Food Justice (TFFJ) will hold its annual gala, "Feast 2018 with Chef David Laris," an immersive dinner theatre experience honoring international superstars Emilio and Gloria Estefan, model and actress Karolina Kurkova and her husband Archie Drury at Tribeca Rooftop. The event will support TFFJ's mission to galvanize a youth-led movement to eradicate food insecurity in one generation.

Just Ask Marlene Announces The 'No Bullying On Broadway' 2018 Summer Scholarship Opportunity

Just Ask Marlene (JAM), a lifestyle brand engaged in empowering teens, will be offering a special 'No Bullying on Broadway' Scholarship for students ages 14-18. This scholarship, created in partnership with the National Theatre for Student Artists, will provide a young actor or director with the chance to participate in one of NTSA's three-week residential summer programs.

Jennifer Lawrence, Tig Notaro, Nikki Glaser to Host Variety Show UNRIGGED LIVE in New Orleans, Event to Be Live Streamed

The Tony Award nominated producer Triptyk Studios (An American in Paris; Oh, Hello; You're Welcome America) will present Unrigged Live!, a variety show event celebrating the courage of progressive political activism and the fight to 'unrig the system' hosted by Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook), Emmy Award nominee Tig Notaro ('One Mississippi,' 'Transparent,' 'In a World,' Off Broadway's #nastywomen), Nikki Glaser (Trainwreck), National Medal of Arts recipients, The Preservation Hall All-Stars, former Ohio Senator and President of Our Revolution, Nina Turner and many more on Saturday, February 3.

Photo Flash: Second Annual FEAST Gala Benefits Teens for Food Justice

Host Mario Batali and attendees Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Karolina Kurkova, and more created a one-of-a-king evening, merging theater and the culinary arts in support of healthy, equitable food access and youth-led food justice. The event was held November 27 at La Sirena by Mario Batali at the Maritime Hotel, 88 Ninth Avenue. Check out photos below!

Photo Flash: Gloria Estefan, Richard Kind, Mario Batali and More at Teens for Food Justice's FEAST

The 2nd Annual FEAST Gala benefiting Teens for Food Justice, hosted by Mario Batali and honoring Tara Smith, was held last night, November 27th, at La Sirena by Mario Batali at The Maritime Hotel, 88 Ninth Avenue, NYC. Among the guests were Gloria & Emilio Estefan, Karolina Kurkova, Kristine Nielsen, Richard Kind, Gideon Glick and many more. BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below!

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Tara Smith has written 1 shows including Piece (Bookwriter).

Tara Smith has been nominated for several awards. She was nominated for Best Special Theatrical Event at the Tony Awards for her work in "You're Welcome America. A Final Night with George W. Bush." She was also nominated for Best Musical at the Tony Awards for her involvement in "Xanadu."

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