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World Stage Theatre Company Presents Lauren Gunderson's I AND YOU Photo World Stage Theatre Company Presents Lauren Gunderson's I AND YOU
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2023

World Stage Theatre Company's Fifth Season continues with the funny and poignant, I and You  by Lauren Gunderson with the World Stage directorial debut of Justin Daniels.  The 2-person cast will star, Miguel Elionay and MJ Santiago, Parker Gelsthorpe and Londyn Anderson.

I AND YOU to Open This Weekend At Rome Little Theatre Photo I AND YOU to Open This Weekend At Rome Little Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 14, 2023

Rome Little Theatre's production of 'I and You' opens Friday, March 17th at the Historic DeSoto Theatre on Broad Street.

ALL ARTS Artist In Residence Festival Launches With Films By ABT's James Whiteside, M Photo ALL ARTS Artist In Residence Festival Launches With Films By ABT's James Whiteside, Musician Diana Oh And More!
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 9, 2023

ALL ARTS, the streaming platform and channel dedicated to the arts, will premiere four film projects from notable New York City artists commissioned for its 2023 Kate W. Cassidy Artist in Residence program, presented in collaboration with Obie Award-winning performance space HERE.

TRANSFORMATION: The Christine Jorgensen Show Comes to the Fresh Fruit Festival Photo TRANSFORMATION: The Christine Jorgensen Show Comes to the Fresh Fruit Festival
by Stephi Wild - Mar 8, 2023

The musical play follows Bronx-born Christine Jorgensen as she returns from Denmark following her headline-grabbing transformation from an ex-GI into a blonde beauty with the help of a down-on-his-luck nightclub entertainer determined to turn the new ‚Äúher‚ÄĚ into a cabaret chanteuse ‚Äď despite her lack of experience and overwhelming stage fright.

Donand Olson's TRANSFORMATION: The Christine Jorgensen Show to Open at the Fresh Frui Photo Donand Olson's TRANSFORMATION: The Christine Jorgensen Show to Open at the Fresh Fruit Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2023

A Featured Event of the Fresh Fruit Festival this year is the premiere of Donald Steven Olson's new musical play, TRANSFORMATION: The Christine Jorgensen Show in April.

Summer Season Announced At Wigmore Hall April-July 2023 Photo Summer Season Announced At Wigmore Hall April-July 2023
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 9, 2023

Wigmore Hall's packed summer season (1 Apr ‚Äď 21 Jul) features nearly 200 concerts and events. At the heart of Wigmore Hall's summer programme is the core chamber, piano and vocal repertoire upon which its reputation as the international home of chamber music is built, but there are also visits from legendary jazz musicians, Yiddish cabaret and forays into the avant garde.

Interview: Melanie Moore of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Orpheum Theater Photo Interview: Melanie Moore of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Orpheum Theater
by Analisa Swerczek - Feb 7, 2023

Broadway triple threat Melanie Moore sat down with BroadwayWorld in Omaha to give readers a glimpse of what they can expect this week as the curtain rises on the critically acclaimed Broadway touring production of To Kill A Mockingbird.

Odyssey Theatre Announces THRESHOLDS OF INVENTION Performance Series Curated By Tony  Photo Odyssey Theatre Announces THRESHOLDS OF INVENTION Performance Series Curated By Tony Abatemarco
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 15, 2022

Odyssey Theatre Ensemble joins with Tony Abatemarco to produce Thresholds of Invention, a new series of first looks at pieces-in-progress by prominent L.A. visionaries working in pop-up form.

Frist Art Museum Presents Vibrant Paintings, Installations, and Video By Jeffrey Gibs Photo Frist Art Museum Presents Vibrant Paintings, Installations, and Video By Jeffrey Gibson
by Stephi Wild - Dec 15, 2022

The Frist Art Museum presents Jeffrey Gibson: The Body Electric, a major exhibition devoted to one of today's leading artists whose multidisciplinary practice combines aspects of traditional Indigenous art and culture with a modernist visual vocabulary.

World Premiere Of SONGS IN FLIGHT By Shawn Okpebholo & More to be Featured in SparksL Photo World Premiere Of SONGS IN FLIGHT By Shawn Okpebholo & More to be Featured in SparksLIVE Winter 2023 Events
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 7, 2022

Sparks & Wiry Cries will present a week of sparksLIVE events, from January 10 to 13, 2023 in New York, including the world premiere of Songs in Flight, co-presented by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, plus additional events at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music and Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Walt Whitman Videos

VIDEO: Michael Cerveris and Loose Cattle Read 'I Saw in Louisiana A Live-Oak Growing' Videoplay
VIDEO: Michael Cerveris and Loose Cattle Read 'I Saw in Louisiana A Live-Oak Growing'

by Stage Tube - May 1, 2020

Michael Cerveris and his band Loose Cattle, have performed a poetry reading of Walt Whitman's  'I Saw in Louisiana A Live-Oak Growing'. 

William Burke and Co. #goforth at JACK
by Charles Quittner - Mar 23, 2016

William Burke's new play suspends actors in a net above the audience of JACK set to an awesome score.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Kingsmen Shakespeare Company's ANTONY & CLEOPATRA
by Louisa Brady - Jul 18, 2014

Shakespeare's classic historical tragedy will be performed at 8 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from today, July 18 through August 3 in scenic Kingsmen Park at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. The festival grounds open at 5:30 p.m. for picnicking and pre-show entertainment begins at 6:25 p.m. Watch a trailer for this Shakespearean classic here!

STAGE TUBE: Trailer for WALT WHITMAN NEVER PAID FOR IT
by James T Harding - Apr 5, 2012

WALT WHITMAN NEVER PAID FOR IT is a black comedy about a semi-employed would-be poet, his criminal brother, and a Ukrainian prostitute in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. Written by Angelo Berkowitz (based on his play), it stars Angelo Berkowitz, Joseph Cassese and Amanda Greer. It is directed by Anthony Marinelli. You can view the trailer for the 25-minute film below!