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David Strathairn to Star in New York Premiere of REMEMBER THIS: THE LESSON OF JAN KAR Photo David Strathairn to Star in New York Premiere of REMEMBER THIS: THE LESSON OF JAN KARSKI at TFANA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022

Theatre for a New Audience will present Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski, by Clark Young and Derek Goldman, directed by Goldman, and starring David Strathairn (Nightmare Alley; Nomadland; Good Night, and Good Luck), September 10 – October 9, 2022.

2022 Laugh Riot Comedy Series At Lincoln Center Continues with Marc Maron And WHOSE L Photo 2022 Laugh Riot Comedy Series At Lincoln Center Continues with Marc Maron And WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY?
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 10, 2022

Comedy Works Entertainment and LC Live welcome Marc Maron: This May Be The Last Time Tour and Whose Live Anyway? With Special Guest Drew Carey as a part of the 2022 Laugh Riot Comedy Series coming to The Lincoln Center in Fort Collins, CO. 

Academy Award-Winner Marlee Matlin Takes Centerstage At The Moore Theatre Photo Academy Award-Winner Marlee Matlin Takes Centerstage At The Moore Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2022

Actress, author, and activist Marlee Matlin will speak at the Moore Theatre on Friday, Sept. 16, sharing the highs and lows of her Hollywood career and journeys as an activist.

Poppy Ajudha Shares 'NO!' Single Produced by Jungle Photo Poppy Ajudha Shares 'NO!' Single Produced by Jungle
by Michael Major - Aug 9, 2022

Known for using her art and platform to initiate conversations and commentary on the defining issues of her generation, ‘NO!’ sees Poppy continue this intention. Defiant and propulsive, “NO!” rallies around the essential message of cherishing our autonomy and boundaries in a world which increasingly tries to tear them down. Check out tour dates!

Audra McDonald Will Lead OHIO STATE MURDERS at the James Earl Jones Theatre Beginning Photo Audra McDonald Will Lead OHIO STATE MURDERS at the James Earl Jones Theatre Beginning in November
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022

 Emmy, Grammy, and Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will return to Broadway this season starring in Ohio State Murders by Adrienne Kennedy, directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon  (Fences, A Soldier’s Play).

Listen: Jared Grimes Talks FUNNY GIRL and More on LITTLE KNOWN FACTS Photo Listen: Jared Grimes Talks FUNNY GIRL and More on LITTLE KNOWN FACTS
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Aug 8, 2022

Check out the latest podcast episode of Little Known Facts- hosted by stage and film actress Ilana Levine. This episode features Jared Grimes, who currently plays the role of “Eddie Ryan” in the Broadway revival of Funny Girl. ​​​​​​​The Tony nominee talks about the how he got the role, the self-tape process, and so much more!

Omar Apollo Announces Fall 2022 North American 'Prototype' Tour Dates Photo Omar Apollo Announces Fall 2022 North American 'Prototype' Tour Dates
by Michael Major - Aug 5, 2022

Following the release of his highly-anticipated debut album IVORY earlier this year and his wildly successful Desvelado Tour, Omar Apollo will embark on his fall 2022 Prototype Tour. Kicking off in October, the tour will see stops at the illustrious Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, Brooklyn's Kings Theatre and the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.

DJ Khaled Releases New Single 'Staying Alive' Featuring Drake & Lil Baby Photo DJ Khaled Releases New Single 'Staying Alive' Featuring Drake & Lil Baby
by Michael Major - Aug 5, 2022

Global mega-star DJ Khaled uncovers his mega-anticipated new single and music video “Staying Alive” [feat. Drake & Lil Baby]. It paves the way one of the biggest hip-hop releases of 2022 and his anxiously awaited thirteenth full-length studio album, GOD DID. Watch the new music video now! Plus, pre-save the new album now.

DJ Khaled Shares 'God Did' Album Release Date Photo DJ Khaled Shares 'God Did' Album Release Date
by Michael Major - Aug 2, 2022

Gearing up to make another massive statement, global mega-star DJ Khaled will unveil one of the biggest hip-hop releases of 2022 and his thirteenth full-length studio album, GOD DID. The album also includes collaborations with Drake, including the triple-platinum “POPSTAR,” “I’m On One” [feat. Drake, Rick Ross, & Lil Wayne], and more.

Bryant Park Reading Room Announces August 2022 Lineup Featuring LaTonya Yvette, Emily Photo Bryant Park Reading Room Announces August 2022 Lineup Featuring LaTonya Yvette, Emily St. John Mandel & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2022

The Bryant Park Reading Room announced August’s lineup. The 2019 African American Literary Award’s Break Out Author Of The Year, LaTonya Yvette, joins on August 10th with her children’s book, “The Hair Book,” along with Emily St. John Mandel, who has just been added to Barack Obama’s Summer Reading List, on August 3rd to discuss her latest book.

Complete Cast and Creative Team Announced For THE PIANO LESSON, Starring Samuel L Jac Photo Complete Cast and Creative Team Announced For THE PIANO LESSON, Starring Samuel L Jackson, Danielle Brooks and More
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for the first Broadway revival of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Joining the cast are Nadia Daniel and Jurnee Elizabeth Swan, who will alternate the role of Maretha. Rounding out the company are Shirine Babb, Charles Browning, Peter Jay Fernandez, Sharina Martin, Warner Miller, Doron JePaul Mitchell and Kim Sullivan.

Maggie Rogers' New Album, Surrender, Is Out Today Photo Maggie Rogers' New Album, Surrender, Is Out Today
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 29, 2022

Today, Capitol Records released Maggie Rogers new album, Surrender – the follow-up to 2019's Heard It in a Past Life, which entered Billboard's Top Album Sales chart at No. 1, landed her a GRAMMY nomination for Best New Artist and went on to amass over one billion combined global streams.

Future Officially Becomes One of the Top-Achieving Gold & Platinum Rappers of All-Tim Photo Future Officially Becomes One of the Top-Achieving Gold & Platinum Rappers of All-Time
by Michael Major - Jul 27, 2022

Future was also presented with a plaque for his record-breaking album I NEVER LIKED YOU reaching Gold status, while WAIT FOR U featuring Drake hit double-Platinum and PUFFIN ON ZOOTIEZ certified Gold. This honor notably encompasses 9 albums and 68 separate songs as he inches towards 100 million units awarded.

Gina Alice, Ari Shapiro & More Announced as Special Guests for LANG LANG PLAYS DISNEY Photo Gina Alice, Ari Shapiro & More Announced as Special Guests for LANG LANG PLAYS DISNEY at Hollywood Bowl
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2022

Internationally renowned pianist Lang Lang draws on iconic movie melodies from the magical world of Walt Disney in newly reimagined versions written especially for him to bring his new program to the Hollywood Bowl on Thursday, September 15.

Review: PETE SOUZA- TWO PRESIDENTS, ONE PHOTOGRAPHER at Pantages Theatre Photo Review: PETE SOUZA- TWO PRESIDENTS, ONE PHOTOGRAPHER at Pantages Theatre
by Jared Fessler - Jul 21, 2022

What did our critic think of PETE SOUZA- TWO PRESIDENTS, ONE PHOTOGRAPHER at Pantages Theatre? As the Chief Official White House Photographer for President Barack Obama and Official White House Photographer for President Reagan from 1983-1989, Pete Souza was in a unique position to spend rare and intimate moments in the Oval Office observing two transformative Presidents of the United States. He shares some of his iconic behind-the-scenes photographs, along with his poignant detailed stories, all leading to a bold and dynamic depiction of true leadership.

Channel Tres Announces Debut Album 'Real Cultural Shit' Photo Channel Tres Announces Debut Album 'Real Cultural Shit'
by Michael Major - Jul 21, 2022

House music is experiencing a resurgence, with Drake and Beyonce performing their takes on the genre, but Channel Tres is a proven leader in the space—he’s ahead of the curve. The multi-hyphenate producer and singer has announced his debut full-length Real Cultural Shit, a proper introduction to the sound of Compton house.

See SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD, Chita Rivera, Charl Brown & More at Berkshire Theatre Grou Photo See SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD, Chita Rivera, Charl Brown & More at Berkshire Theatre Group This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 18, 2022

This July, Berkshire Theatre Group will present Songs For a New World, the first musical by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge, MA, and also the 2022 Colonial Concert Series: Featuring Broadway Luminaries Chita Rivera and Charl Brown at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA.

DJ Khaled Reveals Title of New Album 'God Did' Photo DJ Khaled Reveals Title of New Album 'God Did'
by Michael Major - Jul 6, 2022

Recently, Khaled has teased the release of new music with a series of posts on social media joined by the likes of Drake, Future, Lil Baby and more in the studio. He’s stirring up anticipation to a fever pitch and will deliver anthems yet again. He immediately set social media on fire with the announcement of the album’s name.

Review: SOPHISTICATED NEW ONES at Unexpected Stage Company Photo Review: SOPHISTICATED NEW ONES at Unexpected Stage Company
by Martrese Meachum - Jun 27, 2022

What did our critic think? Sophisticated New Ones, written by well versed television actor, writer and show creator Keith Powel is not a throw away play. Set in the time leading up to President Barack Obama's first election, this story centers an antique repair shop owned and operated by a divorce' and her adult son. It explores the conflict between what one has to give up in order to move forward. It's directed by Unexpected Stage Company board member and stage veteran, Dawn Thomas Reidy.

Review: CHOIR BOY at Steppenwolf Theatre Company Photo Review: CHOIR BOY at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by Rachel Weinberg - Jun 27, 2022

What did our critic think?With direction by Kent Gash, Steppenwolf’s staging of CHOIR BOY hits all the right notes. Steppenwolf ensemble member Tarell Alvin McCraney’s play is is a heartwrenching and tuneful story about Pharus— a young gay Black man who relishes nothing more than his role as the choir lead at the prestigious Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys. Over the course of the play, Pharus navigates that classic adolescent tension between his desire to be fully himself and his wish to be accepted among his peers. McCraney’s script beautifully demonstrates this push-and-pull in a way that will universally resonate with audiences, but the story is also incredibly specific to Pharus and his classmates.

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