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Broadway: Evita, Catch Me If You Can (Associate). New York: The Harmonious Pimps of Harmony’s Last Show, Camp Wanatachi, Yes We Can, PINK!, Broken Box Mime Theater, The Realm, The Redheaded Man. 2010NY Innovative Theatre Award, Outstanding Director for PINK! Co-Artistic Producing Director of Down ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Evita, Catch Me If You Can (Associate). New York: The Harmonious Pimps of Harmony’s Last Show, Camp Wanatachi, Yes We Can, PINK!, Broken Box Mime Theater, The Realm, The Redheaded Man. 2010NY Innovative Theatre Award, Outstanding Director for PINK! Co-Artistic Producing Director of Down ... (read complete bio)
Proyecto Siqueiros Convoca Al Seminario En Línea Contrapedagogías, Las Prácticas A Photo Proyecto Siqueiros Convoca Al Seminario En Línea Contrapedagogías, Las Prácticas Artísticas En Los Setenta
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2020

El seminario en lĂ­nea ContrapedagogĂ­as: militancia y prácticas artĂ­sticas en los setenta, organizado por Proyecto Siqueiros: Sala de Arte PĂşblico–La Tallera, ofrecerá aproximaciones —desde la historia del arte y la relaciĂłn arte-educaciĂłn y arte-polĂ­tica— al estudio de prácticas que grupos artĂ­sticos llevaron a cabo en esa dĂ©cada y que se vincularon con la pedagogĂ­a y la educaciĂłn no formal, la militancia artĂ­stica y el activismo.  

Irvington Theater Announces Free Kick-Off Event For All-Virtual Fall 2020 Season Photo Irvington Theater Announces Free Kick-Off Event For All-Virtual Fall 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2020

In a year of unprecedented challenges and physical distance, Irvington Theater will present 'Irvington Anywhere,' their entirely virtual fall season of short films, lively concerts, and classic celebrations. The season kicks off on September 26 with a with a free, online event for the whole family!

See Chicago Dance Appoints Julia Mayer as New Executive Director Photo See Chicago Dance Appoints Julia Mayer as New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020

See Chicago Dance, Chicago's leading service organization for professional dance, is pleased to announce the appointment of Julia Mayer as the organization's new Executive Director, effective Monday, August 3.

IS EVERYBODY HERE? Zoom Musical Raises Money For Artist Relief Tree Photo IS EVERYBODY HERE? Zoom Musical Raises Money For Artist Relief Tree
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020

Set in a Zoom call, Is Everybody Here? is a collaborative effort of more than 30 creators illustrating the current moment of COVID-19 in a 40-minute musical revue of ten songs.

Theatre Three Announces Theatre Three Off-Stage/On-Line Photo Theatre Three Announces Theatre Three Off-Stage/On-Line
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2020

Theatre Three, Port Jefferson, proudly presents Theatre Three Off-Stage/On-Line, an exciting series of short works, each no longer than fifteen minutes. 

Netflix Announces Return of RHYTHM + FLOW, THE CIRCLE, & LOVE IS BLIND, Plus a New Sh Photo Netflix Announces Return of RHYTHM + FLOW, THE CIRCLE, & LOVE IS BLIND, Plus a New Show From Marie Kondo
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2020

Whether you like long talks in the pods, verbal emoji texts, or high-stakes rap battles, Netflix is ready to spark more joy with the unscripted shows that have fans everywhere buzzing, laughing, crying, and tidying up. Popular fan favorites Rhythm + Flow, The Circle, and Love is Blind will all return with second seasons premiering in 2021, along with a new series from decluttering expert Marie Kondo.

FIGHT ON! Comes to Infinithéâtre Photo FIGHT ON! Comes to Infinithéâtre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020

Following two years of applauded, in-depth workshop productions, Infinithéàtre continues its mandate of reflecting life in the 21st century with the combined and refined full-scale production of parts 1&2 of Fight On! (Nôtinikiy). With vital, overdue recognition of Indigenous Peoples manifested by Wet'suwet'en supporters joining the protest of Coastal GasLink's pipeline project running through traditional territories, Québec's signing of the Grand Alliance respecting Cree values and wildlife habitat protection in a clear break from colonial policies, and Canada Post honouring Louis Riel and the Red River Resistance with a 150th anniversary commemorative stamp, playwright and Infinithéâtre Artistic Director Guy Sprung's timely examination of Canada's ignoble past is a dynamic bonanza. Blending comedy and Dickensian irony with tragedy, Fight On! is performed mainly in English, with significant characters speaking French, Cree and Kanienʼkéha (Mohawk), from March 16-29 at the beautiful downtown Centre St Jax. There will be moderated talkbacks after a number of performances.

Cast And Creative Team Announced For 3-D Theatricals' Production Of KINKY BOOTS Photo Cast And Creative Team Announced For 3-D Theatricals' Production Of KINKY BOOTS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020

3-D Theatricals continues its 2019-2020 season with Kinky Boots, winner of six 2013 Tony Awards including Best Musical. The production, which will be directed by Tony Award nominee John Tartaglia (Broadway's Avenue Q and Shrek The Musical) and choreographed by Linda Love Simmons (3-D Theatricals' Once The Musical) with musical direction and conducting by Benet Braun (La Mirada Theatre's Grumpy Old Men: The Musical). Kinky Boots will play February 14-March 1 at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (18000 Park Plaza Drive, Cerritos, CA). Opening night is Saturday, February 15. 

BWW Review: DISNEY'S 101 DALMATIONS Barks Up the Right Tree at Stages St. Louis Photo BWW Review: DISNEY'S 101 DALMATIONS Barks Up the Right Tree at Stages St. Louis
by Tanya Seale - Jun 21, 2019

It's puppies, puppies everywhere-even in the audience!-as families and young friends are brought into an interactive version of the Stages St. Louis Emerson Family Series production of Disney's 101 Dalmatians, playing now through June 30 at Robert G. Reim Theater.

SONGS FOR STELLA To Benefit The Altwies-Thone Family At Royal Room May 22 Photo SONGS FOR STELLA To Benefit The Altwies-Thone Family At Royal Room May 22
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

The daughter of Hans Altwies and Amy Thone has been diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma, a malignant cancer. Friends are raising funds to allow Hans and Amy to focus on taking care of both of their daughters above everything else during this time.

Casting Announced For Stages St. Louis' 2019 Season Photo Casting Announced For Stages St. Louis' 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2019

STAGES St. Louis is thrilled to announce casting for its 33rd Season: THE BOY FROM OZ, GREASE, MAN OF LA MANCHA, and its Emerson Family Theatre Series production of Disney's 101 DALMATIANS. 'The tagline at STAGES is 'Experience The Story' and our 2019 Season stays true to these words offering something special for everyone,' expresses Associate Producer Andrew Kuhlman.

3rd Annual Veterans Light Up The Arts At Milwaukee Art Museum Photo 3rd Annual Veterans Light Up The Arts At Milwaukee Art Museum
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

The 3rd Annual Veterans Light Up the Arts will take place on Friday, March 8th at the Milwaukee Art Museum. Veterans Light Up the Arts is presented by the Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce, Feast of Crispian, and the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.

Broadway Hit KINKY BOOTS Comes to Alberta Bair Theater This Month Photo Broadway Hit KINKY BOOTS Comes to Alberta Bair Theater This Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Alberta Bair Theater's Broadway Series presented by U.S. Bank features the Tony Award-winning Best Musical KINKY BOOTS, produced by TROIKA Entertainment that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for KINKY BOOTS), on Monday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m.

A STAR IS BORN, BLACK PANTHER Among Nominees for the 55th Annual CAS Awards Photo A STAR IS BORN, BLACK PANTHER Among Nominees for the 55th Annual CAS Awards
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

The Cinema Audio Society announces the nominees for the 55th Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2018 in seven categories.  Also announcing the Outstanding Product Nominations.

KINKY BOOTS To Strut Into UNM This March Photo KINKY BOOTS To Strut Into UNM This March
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

KINKY BOOTS will be touring North America beginning December 29, 2018 after returning from an overseas tour in China and Singapore.

KINKY BOOTS Announces 2018-2019 Tour To Play In Over 80 Cities Across North America Photo KINKY BOOTS Announces 2018-2019 Tour To Play In Over 80 Cities Across North America
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

KINKY BOOTS will be touring North America beginning December 29, 2018 after returning from an overseas tour in China and Singapore. The tour will launch in Paducah, KY and continue across North America making stops in over 80 cities including Chicago, IL; Los Angeles, CA; Albuquerque, NM; Winnipeg, MB; Atlantic City, NJ; Boston, MA; Tampa, FL; and New Orleans, LA. For a complete list of tour stops, visit KinkyBootsTheTour.com.

KINKY BOOTS West End to Be Filmed for Worldwide Screening, Donnelly & Henry Return to Photo KINKY BOOTS West End to Be Filmed for Worldwide Screening, Donnelly & Henry Return to Cast
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

A hit with audiences since it opened in September 2015, Kinky Boots, the winner of every major Best Musical award, today announces that the London production will be filmed later this month for future worldwide screening. Original West End cast members Killian Donnelly and Matt Henry will return to play the roles of Charlie and Lola respectively.

Kinky Boots Now On-Sale at The Emerson Colonial Theatre Photo Kinky Boots Now On-Sale at The Emerson Colonial Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

TROIKA Entertainment is thrilled to present KINKY BOOTS, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for KINKY BOOTS).  KINKY BOOTS will play the Emerson Colonial Theatre, an Ambassador Theatre Group Venue, May 7 - 12, 2019 as part of the

THE DROWNING GIRLS Makes for Frightfully Chilling This Halloween Photo THE DROWNING GIRLS Makes for Frightfully Chilling This Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Ghastly. Haunting. Stunning. Three Edwardian-era ghosts rise from the clutches of their clawfoot bathtubs, drenched in water, to tell the haunting story of their murder by one man: George Joseph Smith … their husband. This is the premise of The Drowning Girls- based on the true-life story of 'The Brides of the Bathtub'- the latest play at the Great Canadian Theatre Company written by the trio of Beth Graham, Charlie Tomlinson, and Daniela Vlaskalic. Director, TACTICS Founder, and GCTC's former Metcalf Foundation Artistic Direction Intern Bronwyn Steinberg leads an all-Ottawa powerhouse cast: Katie Ryerson (Ordinary Days, Generous and Janet Wilson Meets the Queen), Sarah Finn (This is War), and Jacqui du Toit (Hottentot Venus).

Infinithéâtre/McGill University Presents Shakespeare's Sonnets At Moyse Hall Photo Infinithéâtre/McGill University Presents Shakespeare's Sonnets At Moyse Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

Infinitheatre, presented by McGill Department of English in collaboration with Early Modern Conversions Project-Shakespeare's Sonnets: Transforming the Voices of Montreal. Along with live music and video, see the sonnets like never before; contemporary, urban and conversational. Fall in love with the universal themes of life, love and death, or be smitten all over again. Directed by Infinitheatre Artistic Director Guy Sprung, along with Mask Master Brian Smith, the show runs for one week only, October 22-27, at the beautiful Moyse Hall theatre in McGill University's Arts Building. There will be post-show artist talks after each performance.

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