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Cady Huffman Kicks Off Astoria Performing Arts Center 2019-20 Season Photo Cady Huffman Kicks Off Astoria Performing Arts Center 2019-20 Season
by Julie Musbach - Oct 21, 2019

After a celebratory 18th season full of awards, nominations and tons of critical-acclaim for the main-stage productions of Queen and Caroline, or Change, Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) kicks off their 2019-20 season with Tony award-winner actress Cady Huffman in the New York premiere of Marguerite, a new solo musical with book and lyrics by Anton Dudley, music by Michael Cooper and direction by APAC Artistic Director Dev Bondarin.

S&Co Announces Interim Director For Center For Actor Training Photo S&Co Announces Interim Director For Center For Actor Training
by Stephi Wild - Oct 15, 2019

Shakespeare & Company recently appointed Susan Dibble as Interim Director for the Company's Center for Actor Training. Dibble, a Founding Member of Shakespeare & Company, is an educator and artist. Her movement work was seen on stage this past season in Twelfth Night and for the past four decades she has been faculty member for the training program, teaching at the Month Long Intensive, Summer Shakespeare Intensive (formerly the Summer Training Institute), and various workshops.

Kristen Lee Sergeant Returns To Boston Photo Kristen Lee Sergeant Returns To Boston
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2019

Celebrate Kristen Lee Sergeant's return to the Boston stage with her new DownBeat Editor's Pick album a?oeSmoldera?? at Berklee's Red Room @ Club 939, Thursday, October 10, 7 pm. Joining Sergeant will be special guest and Grammy winner Ted Nash, pianist Jeb Patton, and local heavy-hitters Robert Gullotti (drums) and Gregory Ryan (bass).

Iyvon Edebiri Named Recipient of The Mark O'Donnell Prize Photo Iyvon Edebiri Named Recipient of The Mark O'Donnell Prize
by Julie Musbach - Sep 24, 2019

The Actors Fund and Playwrights Horizons announced today that New York City playwright Iyvon Edebiri is the 2019 recipient of a?oeThe Mark O'Donnell Prizea??, an annual prize presented to an emerging theater artist in recognition of her or his talent and promise.

Portland Stage Presents THE CLEAN HOUSE By Sarah Ruhl Photo Portland Stage Presents THE CLEAN HOUSE By Sarah Ruhl
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 11, 2019

Portland Stage Company presents The Clean House by Sarah Ruhl, September 24 a?" October 13, 2019

Theater Resources Unlimited Presents WHAT TRU CAN DO FOR YOU: A Free Introduction to  Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Presents WHAT TRU CAN DO FOR YOU: A Free Introduction to Our Community
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 9, 2019

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the SeptemberPanel, What TRU Can Do for You: A Free Introduction to Our Community, on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor. This introduction to TRU is free for everyone. E-mail TRUStaff1@gmail.com or register online at https://truonline.org/events/what-tru-can-do/ using the bright red ticketing box.

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces September Discussion 'What TRU Can Do For You:  Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Announces September Discussion 'What TRU Can Do For You: A Free Introduction To Our Community'
by Julie Musbach - Sep 9, 2019

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the SeptemberPanel, What TRU Can Do for You: A Free Introduction to Our Community, on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor.

Marie A. Longo Named Director Of Development And External Relations At The Rose Art M Photo Marie A. Longo Named Director Of Development And External Relations At The Rose Art Museum
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 26, 2019

The Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University announced today the appointment of Marie A. Longo as Director of Development and External Relations. Longo comes to the Rose with an impressive, two-decade career in development, including leading national and regional fundraising teams in fields including the arts, education, and social justice.

HB Studio To Partner With American Soundboard To Present Readings Of U.S. Congression Photo HB Studio To Partner With American Soundboard To Present Readings Of U.S. Congressional Hearings
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 21, 2019

This coming season, AMERICAN SCOREBOARD, a series of actor-performed, verbatim readings of actual U.S. Congressional hearing transcripts, will once again join forces with HB STUDIO to perform four readings featuring HB students and alumni.  The series will kick-off on Monday, September 16 at 7pm at the HB Playwrights Theatre (124 Bank Street) with a performance of testimony given on March 6, 2019 before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Protecting Dreamers and TPS (Temporary Protected Status) recipients.   Admission to the reading is free and reservations can be made at hbstudio.eventbrite.com.

Meet The Current Cast of Creatures In THE LION KING On Broadway Photo Meet The Current Cast of Creatures In THE LION KING On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 4, 2019

Giraffes strut, birds swoop, gazelles leap - the entire Serengeti comes to life on stage each night in The Lion King. The Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of Disney's much-loved film transports audiences to a dazzling world of glorious colors, stunning effects and enchanting music to tell the story of Simba and his epic journey from wide-eyed cub to his destined role as King of the Pridelands.

THE 39 STEPS Comes to Gloucester Stage Photo THE 39 STEPS Comes to Gloucester Stage
by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2019

Gloucester Stage Company continues its 40th Anniversary Season of professional theater with Patrick Barlow's witty mystery play The 39 Steps from July 5 through July 28 at Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. This award winning comic thriller adapted for the stage by Patrick Barlow, from the 1915 novel by John Buchan and from the 1935 movie by Alfred Hitchcock, premiered on Broadway in 2008. The 39 Steps has played in over forty countries world-wide, winning Olivier (United Kingdom); Helpmann (Austraila); Moliere (France) and Tony Awards. The play garnered the 2007 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy; the 2008 Tony Awards for Best Lighting Design and Best Sound Design; the 2008 Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience; the 2009 Helpmann Award for Best Regional Touring Production; and the 2009 Moliere Award for Best Comedy.

Classics In Context Announces Upcoming Discussions Photo Classics In Context Announces Upcoming Discussions
by Julie Musbach - Jun 6, 2019

Classics in Context fulfills offers audience's  in depth information on the plays after attending each production. Discussions with scholars and artists are on Preview Nights July 4, July 11, July 18, and July 25 following the performance. CiC offers audiences a guide to the season through the critical historical, artistic, and cultural perspectives wound into the words of each individual play. 

Gloucester Stage Company Presents BAREFOOT IN THE PARK Photo Gloucester Stage Company Presents BAREFOOT IN THE PARK
by A.A. Cristi - May 31, 2019

Gloucester Stage Company kicks off its 40th Anniversary Season of professional theater with Neil Simon's romantic comedy, Barefoot in the Park from June 7 through June 30 at Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. Performances are Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 pm and Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 pm. Neil Simon's longest-running hit, and the tenth longest-running non-musical play in Broadway history, Barefoot in the Park opens as newlyweds Corie & Paul move into a sixth floor walk up off Third Avenue in the east 40's of Manhattan and follows the young couple as they quickly discover there's more to marriage than meets the eye.

FPAC's WIZARD OF OZ Cast and Creative Team Announced Photo FPAC's WIZARD OF OZ Cast and Creative Team Announced
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2019

Purchase College Announces Speakers For 2019 Commencement Photo Purchase College Announces Speakers For 2019 Commencement
by Julie Musbach - Apr 24, 2019

Purchase College, SUNY will hold its 47th annual commencement ceremony on Friday, May 17, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. at the Westchester County Center in White Plains, NY.  Degrees will be conferred upon more than 1,000 graduating scholars representing dozens of majors and several countries.

Scott Edmiston Named Boston Conservatory At Berklee Dean Of Theater Photo Scott Edmiston Named Boston Conservatory At Berklee Dean Of Theater
by Julie Musbach - Apr 19, 2019

Educator, artist, and arts advocate Scott Edmiston will join Boston Conservatory at Berklee as dean of the Theater Division starting August 1.

'Fighting Auschwitz' Wins Silver Award in Prestigious Benjamin Franklin Awards Photo 'Fighting Auschwitz' Wins Silver Award in Prestigious Benjamin Franklin Awards
by Robert Diamond - Apr 12, 2019

Naumburg Cellist Lev Sivkov Joined By Pianist Nikita Mndoyants To Perform In Weill Re Photo Naumburg Cellist Lev Sivkov Joined By Pianist Nikita Mndoyants To Perform In Weill Recital Hall
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 5, 2019

The Walter W. Naumburg Foundation presents Cellist LEV SIVKOV, winner of the 2015 Naumburg cello competition, on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at 7:30pm in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall.  Sivkov, a native of Russia currently lives in Switzerland where he is principal cellist of the Zurich Opera Orchestra. Sivkov will be joined by fellow Russian, pianist/composer Nikita Mndoyants, who in 2016 was named winner of the Cleveland International Piano Competition.  A program highlight includes the world premiere of a Naumburg commission, Alter Ego, by the award-winning composer

Yale School Of Drama Announces Yale Design Showcase Photo Yale School Of Drama Announces Yale Design Showcase
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2019

YALE SCHOOL OF DRAMA (James Bundy, Dean; Victoria Nolan, Deputy Dean) has announced the inaugural Yale Design Showcase, May 13-15 at 149 York Street, New Haven, Connecticut: an opportunity for theater professionals to visit the campus and meet the 2019 Class of scenic, costume, lighting, sound, and projection designers, and to see their work up close.

The Nora Theatre Company Presents Anna Ziegler's PHOTOGRAPH 51 Photo The Nora Theatre Company Presents Anna Ziegler's PHOTOGRAPH 51
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 28, 2019

The Nora Theatre Company is proud to present Photograph 51 from March 14 to April 15, 2019 and is directed by Rebecca Bradshaw. The press performance is Monday, March 18 at 7:30PM. Photograph 51 is a Catalyst Collaborative@MIT Production and is part of The Brit d'Arbeloff Women in Science Production Series

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