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by Pamela Roberts - May 29, 2023

In Good Grief: Songs of the Moon and The Unbroken Circle creator Tariq Darrell O’Meally explores how we become more than what we’ve lost. His answer: we must grieve a person as much as we have loved them and balance loss with praise and celebration. The world premiere is the culmination of the 2022–23 Local Dance Commissioning Project.

Ernest and 49 Winchester Release Spotify Singles Duet
by Michael Major - May 24, 2023

For the very first time, country trailblazer ERNEST and Appalachian country soul group 49 Winchester are joining forces, combining their individually distinguished sounds for the latest installment of Spotify's Spotify Singles. Both genre innovators in their own right, together the two hot-rising acts continue pushing themselves outside the box.

Seattle Theatre Group Reveals 2023/24 Performing Arts Series, Celebrating Legacy Artists and Stunning New Talent
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2023

Seattle Theatre Group has announced its 2023/24 Performing Arts Series, a lineup of diverse and vibrant performers from around the country and world ranging from John Cameron Mitchell, the Tony Award-winning creator of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the ultimate Golden Girls tribute show with Golden Girls: The Laughs Continue, to internationally renowned contemporary dance groups including the world premiere of a new piece by dani tirrell (Black Bois), a major commission by Seattle Theatre Group. 

Video: Rodrigo y Gabriela Share New Live Performance Video
by Michael Major - May 23, 2023

Grammy Award-winning guitar virtuosos Rodrigo y Gabriela have announced the premiere of “Descending To Nowhere | A Take Away Show,” a new live performance video filmed at an empty Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord in Paris between two sold-out gigs last month and presented exclusively via La Blogothèque.

The Harlem Chamber Players to Present HARLEM SONGFEST II in June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2023

The Harlem Chamber Players will mark its 15th Anniversary and Black Music Month with a musical extravaganza Harlem Songfest II, celebrating Black opera singers and the music of Black composers, including women, on Friday, June 9, at 7 p.m. at Miller Theatre at Columbia University.

Cynthia Erivo to Star in PRIMA FACIE Movie Adaptation
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 15, 2023

Cynthia Erivo will star in a film adaptation of Prima Facie. Prima Facie is currently playing on Broadway starring Jodie Comer.

The San Francisco Symphony Reveals Summer Programming
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2023

The San Francisco Symphony has announced programming for its summer season, running July 4–August 5 with concerts at Davies Symphony Hall and outdoor performances at Frost Amphitheater at Stanford University, Shoreline Amphitheatre, and Sigmund Stern Grove.

Rita Moreno and Marlene A. Malek Named 2023 Lincoln Medalists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2023

Ford's Theatre Society will honor Rita Moreno and Marlene A. Malek at the 2023 gala performance.

State Theatre New Jersey presents Tom Jones
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2023

The fully renovated State Theatre New Jersey presents Tom Jones – Ages & Stages Tour on Monday, May 22 at 7:30pm.

Westport Library Breaks Ground With Record Label & Vinyl Release
by Michael Major - May 8, 2023

Verso Studios collaborations and events have featured three Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famers in Dennis Dunaway (Alice Cooper Group), Chris Frantz (Talking Heads), and Mark Naftalin (Paul Butterfield Blues Band), as well as renowned producer Steve Lillywhite, hip hop originators Tony Tone (Cold Crush Brothers.

CIL Signs with Warner Records & Drops New Single 'Devil In Your Eyes'
by Michael Major - May 5, 2023

Unashamedly writing her life’s most raw and vulnerable experiences into song, CIL has crafted an authentic sound that lives between pop and soul, growing up on artists like Etta James and Aretha Franklin, before later finding inspiration in her contemporaries like Amy Winehouse, Lauryn Hill, and Lana Del Rey.

Emmy Winner Charles Kipps to Premiere New Play At The American Theatre Of Actors
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2023

Charles Kipps will premiere his new play 'Suic!de Bridge' at The American Theatre Of Actors in May!

U.S. National Music Council To Honor Ray And Vivian Chew At 39th Annual American Eagle Awards In Las Vegas
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2023

The National Music Council of the United States will honor music visionaries Ray Chew and Vivian Scott Chew at the organization's 39th annual American Eagle Awards on Sunday, June 25, 2023, at the American Federation of Musicians Convention in Las Vegas.

Florida Studio Theatre Reveals Summer Season Lineup
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2023

Florida Studio Theatre has announced the lineup for its 2023 Summer Season, featuring a three-show Mainstage Series and a three-show Cabaret Series.

Marsh SF Adds Free WAITING PERIOD Performances In May & July
by Blair Ingenthron - Apr 28, 2023

The Marsh San Francisco has announced additional free performances of award-winning playwright and actor Brian Copeland's The Waiting Period on select dates in May and July 2023. This deeply moving and surprisingly funny work outlines Copeland's own struggles with depression and suicidal thought, and is presented at no cost to remove all barriers for those who may be struggling with depression themselves.

Review: GHOST THE MUSICAL at Seacoast Repertory Theatre
by Dan Marois - Apr 27, 2023

What did our critic think of GHOST THE MUSICAL at Seacoast Repertory Theatre?

Photos: Inside the First Photoshoot For DIVAS LONDON, Opening in June
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2023

London's leading adult pantomime producers The Entertainment Providers sashay back into the West End this Summer with a brand new party show Divas London at The Prince Of Wales Cabaret Venue, Drury Lane, London from 15th June for three limited week season! Check out all new photos from the show's photoshoot here!

New Chaka Khan Musical I'M EVERY WOMAN Will Premiere in the West End Next Year
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2023

The life and songs of 10-time GRAMMY Award-winner Chaka Khan are being developed into a major new West End show - 'I'm Every Woman - The Chaka Khan Musical'. Learn more about the show here!

Broadway Producer Corey Brunish Increases Namesake Musical Theatre Scholarship At Bridgetown Conservatory
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 24, 2023

Broadway Producer Corey Brunish is, once again, helping to pave the way for young musical theatre talent heading to college programs. Corey Brunish, with Bridgetown Conservatory of Musical Theatre, established 'The Brunish Broadway Musical Theatre Scholarship' in 2022 as a $3,000 award.

Jermaine Dupri and Curren$y to Play Concert at Webster Hall
by Michael Major - Apr 24, 2023

Grammy® Award-winning producer, songwriter, and rapper Jermaine Dupri, and New Orleans-based rapper and founder of Jet Life Recordings, Curren$y, recently announced they will showcase a live performance of their highly anticipated EP For Motivational Use Only at New York’s infamous Webster Hall on Thursday, May 4th, at 8 PM ET.

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