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Ars Nova Announces Lineup for 13th Annual ANT Fest Photo Ars Nova Announces Lineup for 13th Annual ANT Fest
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2021

Ars Nova¬†has announced the lineup for its 13th Annual¬†ANT Fest¬†featuring 12 shows premiering on the streaming platform Ars Nova Supra. Running¬†June 14‚Äď26, 2021, this festival of all new talent, all the time,¬†showcases new work from New York‚Äôs most adventurous emerging artists.

Rashida Jones, Duncan Sheik, Baron Vaughn and More to Take Part in LIFE STUDIES, Bene Photo Rashida Jones, Duncan Sheik, Baron Vaughn and More to Take Part in LIFE STUDIES, Benefit Concert from The Civilians
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2021

On May 20, Off-Broadway theater company The Civilians will host Life Studies, a livestreamed benefit concert supporting the company and its artistic community. This year’s virtual event will celebrate risk-taking artists who look deeply into our world to reveal new truths.

Ars Nova Raises Over $400K During 24 Hour Telethon Photo Ars Nova Raises Over $400K During 24 Hour Telethon
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 7, 2020

This weekend, Ars Nova raised over $400,000 during the The Ars Nova Forever Telethon, a 24-hour livestream featuring more than 200 artists.

Tina Fey, John Early, The Bengsons, and Bowen Yang Complete Ars Nova 24 Hour Livestre Photo Tina Fey, John Early, The Bengsons, and Bowen Yang Complete Ars Nova 24 Hour Livestream Telethon Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2020

Ars Nova has announced additional details for The Ars Nova Forever Telethon, a 24-hour livestream featuring more than 150 artists celebrating Ars Nova’s past and present, while raising funds to support the company’s artistic programs throughout the unconventional 2020-2021 season.

Phillipa Soo, Billy Eichner, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ashley Park and More Join 100+ Art Photo Phillipa Soo, Billy Eichner, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ashley Park and More Join 100+ Artists for THE ARS NOVA FOREVER TELETHON
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2020

Ars Nova has announced additional details for The Ars Nova Forever Telethon, a 24-hour livestream featuring more than 100 artists celebrating Ars Nova's past and present, while raising funds to support the company's artistic programs throughout the unconventional 2020-2021 season.

George Salazar, Taylor Trensch, Grace McLean and More to Take Part in Rhinebeck Write Photo George Salazar, Taylor Trensch, Grace McLean and More to Take Part in Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Fundraiser
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2020

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat will present 9 songs from 9 new musicals at Songs of our Summer, their annual fundraiser live-streamed on November 12, 2020 at 7:30pm EST. Broadway artists participating include George Salazar (BE MORE CHILL, GODSPELL), Taylor Trensch (TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, DEAR EVAN HANSEN) and more.

Ars Nova Postpones THE ARS NOVA FOREVER TELETHON Photo Ars Nova Postpones THE ARS NOVA FOREVER TELETHON
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2020

Ars Nova has postponed The Ars Nova Forever Telethon, originally scheduled to stream online June 12-13. Amplifying the voices of a new generation of diverse artists is an essential part of Ars Nova's mission.

Phillipa Soo, Denée Benton, Betty Gilpin, Amber Gray & More Join THE ARS NOVA FOREVE Photo Phillipa Soo, Denée Benton, Betty Gilpin, Amber Gray & More Join THE ARS NOVA FOREVER TELETHON
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 29, 2020

Ars Nova has announced additional details for The Ars Nova Forever Telethon, a 24 hour livestream featuring over 100 artists celebrating Ars Nova's past and present while raising funds to propel the organization into its future. The online event will begin at 6pm EDT on June 12 and run non-stop until 6pm EDT on June 13.

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Hosting Nine 'Virtual Residencies' For 18 Writers Of Nine N Photo Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Hosting Nine 'Virtual Residencies' For 18 Writers Of Nine New Musicals
by Stephi Wild - May 15, 2020

For its 10th summer, Rhinebeck Writers Retreat will host nine weeklong 'virtual residencies' for 18 musical theatre writers of nine new musicals.

Duncan Sheik, Ryan Scott Oliver and More to Take Part in SIGNAL ONLINE Photo Duncan Sheik, Ryan Scott Oliver and More to Take Part in SIGNAL ONLINE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 7, 2020

New musical theatre event SIGNAL ONLINE is being live-streamed around the world once again on Tuesday, 12 May 2020 at 7.30pm GMT (2.30pm EST) via YouTube. This fourth edition of the hit online series features a series of international award-winning composers performing new musical theatre live from their living rooms into yours.

Latest SIGNAL ONLINE Concert To Feature New Work By Composers Of SIX, RAGS PARKLAND,  Photo Latest SIGNAL ONLINE Concert To Feature New Work By Composers Of SIX, RAGS PARKLAND, THE VIEW UPSTAIRS, and More
by Stephi Wild - Apr 7, 2020

Ground-breaking new musical theatre event SIGNAL ONLINE is being live-streamed around the world once again on Tuesday, 14 April 2020 at 7.30pm GMT (3.30pm EST) via YouTube. It features a series of international award-winning composers performing new musical theatre live from their living rooms into yours.

BWW Album Review: RAGS PARKLAND SINGS THE SONGS OF THE FUTURE is Poignant, Captivatin Photo BWW Album Review: RAGS PARKLAND SINGS THE SONGS OF THE FUTURE is Poignant, Captivating, and Deeply Satisfying
by David Clarke - Mar 31, 2020

Forced indoors and relying on our memories of life before quarantine, the cast album for a musical about music recovered from memory data seems oddly apropos and strangely relatable. This is the moment where Broadway Records' RAGS PARKLAND SINGS THE SONGS OF THE FUTURE (Original Cast Recording) meets us. Highly intellectual and with a somewhat obscured concept in the album setting, this record is equal parts poignant and entertaining.

Tune in to the RAGS PARKLAND SINGS SONGS OF THE FUTURE Virtual Album Release Party Photo Tune in to the RAGS PARKLAND SINGS SONGS OF THE FUTURE Virtual Album Release Party
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 26, 2020

RAGS PARKLAND SINGS SONGS OF THE FUTURE will be holding a virtual album release concert tomorrow, Friday March 27 at 6pm EDT. The album, released exclusively by Broadway Records, will be performed live on the Ars Nova Instagram page.

New Film and Music Releases For the Week of March 23 - 9 TO 5, GODSPELL, KATY KEENE,  Photo New Film and Music Releases For the Week of March 23 - 9 TO 5, GODSPELL, KATY KEENE, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2020

Need something new to listen to or watch? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases!

Toby Lightman, Elina Duni and More Are Heading to Joe's Pub This Week Photo Toby Lightman, Elina Duni and More Are Heading to Joe's Pub This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2020

The bright vibrancy of spring resonates at Joe's Pub. This week our stage features the sophisticated and unique urban pop sound of Toby Lightman; songwriter, composer, and creative director Sye Elaine Spense; the last performances of Ryan Raftery's IVANKA 2020 before he takes it on tour; Albanian singer and multi-instrumentalist Elina Duni; Pianist, composer, and Artistic Director for Cuba's Jazz Plaza Santiago Festival, Roberto Fonseca; and National Lampoon's satire of Coachella and modern music festival culture LEMMINGS: 21ST CENTURY.

Charlotte Martin, Maya Hawke and More Are Coming to Joe's Pub Photo Charlotte Martin, Maya Hawke and More Are Coming to Joe's Pub
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 4, 2020

Spring is coming in like a lion at Joe's Pub. This week our stage features Lebanese-American, New York-based pianist Tarek Yamani and the Tarek Yamani Trio; Becca Blackwell's latest deeply personal and deeply absurd solo show; Vietnamese pop star-turned protest singer Mai Khoi; Ryan Raftery's new satire IVANKA 2020; acclaimed lyricist and performer Charlotte Martin; celebrated comedienne Catherine Cohen; an album release concert from Divahn; a celebration of International Women's Day and Women's Month with ¬°JEFAS!: A Celebration Of Latina Songwriters & Women In Music; and the return of Yemen Blues' brand of Yemenite chants swirled with jazz and rock grooves.

National Lampoon Announces Cast For World Premiere Of LEMMINGS: 21ST CENTURY Photo National Lampoon Announces Cast For World Premiere Of LEMMINGS: 21ST CENTURY
by Stephi Wild - Feb 13, 2020

Five decades ago, National Lampoon's Lemmings satirized the Woodstock Festival with a?oeWoodshuck: Three Days of Peace, Love and Death.a?? The live production, which was turned into a record album, starred a group of emerging comedians including John Belushi, Christopher Guest and Chevy Chase. Today, the iconic brand reveals the diverse ensemble of notable rising stars who will take center-stage in Lemmings: 21st Century, the reinvention of the iconic off-Broadway hit from composer Henry Koperski, writer Andrew Farmer and Director Annie Tippe, for an exclusive two-show engagement at New York City's Joe's Pub on March 14 and March 15.

Broadway Records Will Release RAGS PARKLAND SINGS THE SONGS OF THE FUTURE Original Ca Photo Broadway Records Will Release RAGS PARKLAND SINGS THE SONGS OF THE FUTURE Original Cast Album
by Stephi Wild - Feb 5, 2020

Broadway Records announced today that the original cast recording of Andrew R. Butler's Rags Parkland Sings the Songs of the Future will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, March 27, 2020. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.BroadwayRecords.com.

Next Week At Feinstein's/54 Below: 54 Celebrates Mel Brooks, 54 Sings Dolly Parton, A Photo Next Week At Feinstein's/54 Below: 54 Celebrates Mel Brooks, 54 Sings Dolly Parton, And More!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 9, 2020

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

Ashley Park, Lilli Cooper, Will Roland and More Will Perform in NEW WRITERS AT 54! at Photo Ashley Park, Lilli Cooper, Will Roland and More Will Perform in NEW WRITERS AT 54! at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2020

New Writers At 54! is an ongoing series at Feinstein's/54 Below showcasing exciting work by today's hottest emerging voices. This season's concerts are curated by Assistant Programming Director Alexa Spiegel. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/series/New-Writers-at-54 or call (646) 476-3551.

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