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BWW Interview: Meet the Jimmy Awards Inspiring Teacher Award Winner, Kristin Winchest Photo BWW Interview: Meet the Jimmy Awards Inspiring Teacher Award Winner, Kristin Winchester
by Carian Lynée Parker - Jun 18, 2022

Jimmy Awards Inspiring Teacher Kristin Winchester believes in the power of storytelling, the ability to find oneself through artistic expression, and the importance of communication in everyday experience. She has created a rigorous curriculum, directed challenging productions, and has sent many students to BFA acting, musical theatre, and design programs across the country.

Race, Gender And Class Take Center Stage In THE WOMAN OF COLOUR: A TALE From Ghostlig Photo Race, Gender And Class Take Center Stage In THE WOMAN OF COLOUR: A TALE From Ghostlight Ensemble
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 2, 2022

Ghostlight Ensemble will present its original adaptation of The Woman of Colour: A Tale - the story of a biracial heiress on her travels from Jamaica to England to marry as a condition of her father's will - at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 11 at the Berger Park Cultural Center.

Cole Foundation Intercultural Conversations Grants Awarded to 12 Local Theatre Compan Photo Cole Foundation Intercultural Conversations Grants Awarded to 12 Local Theatre Companies
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 7, 2021

Ever creative, theatre artists have made their way through these trying times, whether exploring and sharing digital performance, researching and writing new works, or teaching a variety of online classes. Nevertheless, the excitement of returning to the stage is palpable.

Student Blog: Being a 'Theatre Person' in the Midst of a Pandemic Photo Student Blog: Being a 'Theatre Person' in the Midst of a Pandemic
by Student Blogger: Melis Tavmergen - Jun 1, 2021

I was a “theatre person”, which was the only thing I was certain about in life. Of course, this came to an end the last March with the start of quarantine. I still am a theatre person, but suddenly everything around me that felt comfortable was taken away. How could I be a theatre person when there is no theatre?

Brand X Re-opens Live Performance In Darlinghurst Photo Brand X Re-opens Live Performance In Darlinghurst
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 16, 2020

Brand X today re-launched Season 5 of its contemporary performance program, The Flying Nun premiering at East Sydney Community Arts Centre from October a?" December 2020. Originally slated for February a?" May, but delayed due to COVID-19, Brand X is thrilled to finally present this suite of experimental new works in its intimate COVID-safe* Darlinghurst venue. 

BWW Spotlight Series: Meet South Bay Entertainers Cindy and Perry Shields Photo BWW Spotlight Series: Meet South Bay Entertainers Cindy and Perry Shields
by Shari Barrett - Apr 14, 2020

This Spotlight focuses on Cindy and Perry Shields who met in 1980 when they were both performing in 'Guys and Dolls' at El Camino College and have been entertaining audiences at theaters around Los Angeles and the South Bay for over 40 years!

The Creative Co-Lab Cancels March Run For FOR COLORED BOYZ Photo The Creative Co-Lab Cancels March Run For FOR COLORED BOYZ
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 12, 2020

The Creative Co-Lab has canceled its March run of the popular choreopoem FOR COLORED BOYZ on the verge of a nervous breakdown/ when freedom ain't enuff written by Bryan-Keyth Wilson.

After Its 10th Anniversary Season, United Solo Extends Its Reach To The West End In L Photo After Its 10th Anniversary Season, United Solo Extends Its Reach To The West End In London
by Stephi Wild - Dec 3, 2019

The United Solo Theatre Festival, the largest solo performance festival in the world, just wrapped up its 10th anniversary season. This fall, in the heart of New York's theatre district at Theatre Row, United Solo hosted over 120 productions with performers from six continents. It was an exciting season that welcomed new and returning shows. Several shows were featured in the a?oeBest Ofa?? category, which presented returning shows from United Solo's first decade. With the conclusion of this year's festival, it was announced at the annual closing gala that, in addition to its regular season in New York City, United Solo will set its sights on a brand-new location: London.

BWW Review: HOCUS POCUS at Roxy's Downtown, An Unauthorized Parody Photo BWW Review: HOCUS POCUS at Roxy's Downtown, An Unauthorized Parody
by Craig Richardson - Oct 24, 2019

After World War II was over, we saw an increase in the American population thus characterizing that peace, love making lovers as 'the baby boomer' generation. They of course in turn gave birth to what is known as Generation X bringing a new age emergence of punk rock, grunge, and apparently both awesome and tasty cocktails. Generation X gave us millennials.

ALL FLESH IS GRASS Opens November 13 At The Other Theatre Photo ALL FLESH IS GRASS Opens November 13 At The Other Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 17, 2019

From November 13th to November 30th, 2019, The Other Theatre presents All Flesh is Grass at Espace Knox in Montreal. Combining theatre, dance and polyphonic singing, the latest bilingual creation from The Other Theatre asks what acts of faith are possible in an uncertain world.

The Other Theatre Videos

After Its 10th Anniversary Season, United Solo Extends Its Reach To The West End In L VideoAfter Its 10th Anniversary Season, United Solo Extends Its Reach To The West End In London
by Stephi Wild - Dec 3, 2019

The United Solo Theatre Festival, the largest solo performance festival in the world, just wrapped up its 10th anniversary season. This fall, in the heart of New York's theatre district at Theatre Row, United Solo hosted over 120 productions with performers from six continents. It was an exciting season that welcomed new and returning shows. Several shows were featured in the a?oeBest Ofa?? category, which presented returning shows from United Solo's first decade. With the conclusion of this year's festival, it was announced at the annual closing gala that, in addition to its regular season in New York City, United Solo will set its sights on a brand-new location: London.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for EMMA! A POP MUSICAL At Raue Center VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for EMMA! A POP MUSICAL At Raue Center
by Alan Henry - Mar 28, 2019

Williams Street Repertory (Founding Artistic Director, Richard Kuranda**), McHenry County's growing professional theater company, is excited to announce 'Emma! A Pop Musical,' is coming to the stage in downtown Crystal Lake this spring. This production is the first in a series of high profile theatre projects that will welcome talent from the region and around the world. This sparkling new musical based on Jane Austen's classic novel opens on March 29, 2019 and runs select dates through April 20, 2019 at Raue Center For The Arts.

VIDEO: AISHA by AJ, at Unrestricted View, Hen and Chickens Theatre, London: June 13 â€" 24, 2017.
by Robert Diamond - Jun 19, 2017

Writer, and Director AJ, provides you with a captivating trailer; informing those of what you can expect to see at his debut, but long-awaited new play AISHA. This trailer is truly unconventional in its making, and is undeniably different from the other theatre trailers out there.

STAGE TUBE: Promo - The Other Theatre's LOVE U LOVECRAFT [LAB] at Bain St. Michel, April 2013
by Stage Tube - Mar 11, 2013

The Other Theatre, in collaboration with Infinitheatre, presents love u lovecraft [lab]; a new collective creation, inspired by the world of H.P. Lovecraft and directed by Stacey Christodoulou. The production will run Tuesday, April 16 - Saturday, April 20. Watch a haunting preview video for love u lovecraft [lab] below!