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KISS ME, KATE Will Be Performed at the Marriott Theatre This Month Photo KISS ME, KATE Will Be Performed at the Marriott Theatre This Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 5, 2021

The first ever Tony Award winner for Best Musical, based on the book by Sam and Bella Spewack with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, is to be directed by Johanna McKenzie Miller. In a twist of fate, Miller will make her mainstage directorial debut at the Marriott Theatre roughly 20 years after making her acting debut under the very same spotlight. Musical direction for this production is led by Jeff Award winner Ryan T. Nelson with choreography by Jeff Award nominee Alex Sanchez.  

Strawdog Theatre Presents HERSHEL AND THE HANUKKAH GOBLINS At Rivendell Theatre Photo Strawdog Theatre Presents HERSHEL AND THE HANUKKAH GOBLINS At Rivendell Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 20, 2021

Strawdog Theatre Company has welcomed back live audiences this winter with its annual holiday hit Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins, playing November 20 – December 12, 2021 at Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge Ave. in Chicago.

The Marriott Theatre Re-Opens With THE WORLD GOES ROUND Photo The Marriott Theatre Re-Opens With THE WORLD GOES ROUND
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2021

The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Dr. in Lincolnshire, presents THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND, the delightful musical revue featuring the works of John Kander and Fred Ebb, considered one of the most prolific and acclaimed Broadway musical creative teams of all time.

Marriott Theatre Presents AND THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND Featuring Broadway Veterans Photo Marriott Theatre Presents AND THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND Featuring Broadway Veterans
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021

Audiences are taken on a journey through Kander and Ebb's virtual hit parade of songs including showstoppers “Cabaret,” “New York, New York,” “All That Jazz,” and “Maybe This Time.” The revue also covers numbers from Chicago, Funny Lady, Kiss of The Spider Woman, Woman of The Year and more.  

Boston Gay Men's Chorus Marches Into Your Living Room with Pride Concert on WCVB Photo Boston Gay Men's Chorus Marches Into Your Living Room with Pride Concert on WCVB
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 26, 2021

The concert, a celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month, will feature the premiere of BGMC’s latest virtual video, “This Is Me,” along with appearances by Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Kim Janey.

Kristin Chenoweth, Kelli O'Hara, Lillias White, Stephanie J. Block & More Announced f Photo Kristin Chenoweth, Kelli O'Hara, Lillias White, Stephanie J. Block & More Announced for Provincetown Art House Summer 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 21, 2021

On the heels of this week’s announcement by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker that all of the state’s businesses can reopen at 100% capacity as of May 29, Mark Cortale, Producing Artistic Director of Provincetown’s Art House theater, has announced a fittingly momentous lineup of music and comedy superstars for the summer 2021 season.

Photo Flash: Check Out Production Shots of CAKE & THE MAN IN THE CEILING, Part of MTF Photo Photo Flash: Check Out Production Shots of CAKE & THE MAN IN THE CEILING, Part of MTFESTUK 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 21, 2021

MTFESTUK 2021sets out to promote quality artistry, showcasing new musicals to UK audiences with a view to elevating them to full production, and giving audiences an insight into the process of creating new work and the art of collaboration.

Photo Flash: Check Out Production Shots of MTFESTUK 2021  Musicals FAR FROM HEAVEN &  Photo Photo Flash: Check Out Production Shots of MTFESTUK 2021 Musicals FAR FROM HEAVEN & #50DAYS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2021

The Festival sets out to promote quality artistry, showcasing new musicals to UK audiences with a view to elevating them to full production, and giving audiences an insight into the process of creating new work and the art of collaboration.

Boston Symphony Orchestra Remains Optimistic About Summer 2021 Season at Tanglewood Photo Boston Symphony Orchestra Remains Optimistic About Summer 2021 Season at Tanglewood
by Stephi Wild - Mar 17, 2021

As the Boston Symphony Orchestra remains on hold, live performances may return this summer for the first time in 13 months.

Stream the BSO 2020 Holiday Pops Stream Concert, December 10 Photo Stream the BSO 2020 Holiday Pops Stream Concert, December 10
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 7, 2020

One of New England's most popular Christmastime traditions continues in 2020 with a virtual Holiday Pops program that will feature the Boston Pops Orchestra under the direction of Keith Lockhart in favorites of the season, December 10 through January 9, at www.bso.org/now.

Harriet Harris, Leslie Kritzer, Debra Jo Rupp & More Join Barrington Stage Company's  Photo Harriet Harris, Leslie Kritzer, Debra Jo Rupp & More Join Barrington Stage Company's Streaming Season; THE HILLS ARE ALVIE Begins Tonight
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 19, 2020

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), under the leadership of Founder/Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, continues its 2020 season with performances beginning tonight for the concert, The Hills Are Alive with Rodgers & Hammerstein. Additional performances have been added to the 2020 season.

Barrington Stage Company and Berkshire Theatre Group Reduce Seating For HARRY CLARKE  Photo Barrington Stage Company and Berkshire Theatre Group Reduce Seating For HARRY CLARKE and GODSPELL Due to Tightened Restrictions
by Stephi Wild - Aug 13, 2020

Barrington Stage Company and Berkshire Theatre Group have both been forced to reduce their seating for their respective productions, Harry Clarke and Godspell, due to new stricter restrictions.

BWW Exclusive: How Barrington Stage Company Brought Equity-Approved HARRY CLARKE to t Photo BWW Exclusive: How Barrington Stage Company Brought Equity-Approved HARRY CLARKE to the Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 7, 2020

Barrington Stage Company is only one of two theater companies in the entire country that has been given the greenlight by Actors' Equity Association to begin staging performances in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

BWW Feature: How The Show Will Go On For GODSPELL at Berkshire Theatre Group Photo BWW Feature: How The Show Will Go On For GODSPELL at Berkshire Theatre Group
by Marc Savitt - Aug 5, 2020

With a small cast of only ten, the simplicity and small scale of Godspell made it an ideal choice to move forward with given current concerns. Performances will take place under a tent in the parking lot of BTG's Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield. To allow for Social Distancing, the audience for each performance will be limited to 75-100.

Barrington Stage Company Forced to Move Equity-Approved HARRY CLARKE Outdoors Photo Barrington Stage Company Forced to Move Equity-Approved HARRY CLARKE Outdoors
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 30, 2020

As announced on July 6, Barrington Stage Company was one of the first two theatres with Equity-approved plans to resume socially-distanced performance this summer. Now, according to the New York Times, BSC's Harry Clarke, which was set to begin performances indoors next week, will now perform outdoors in accordance with rules from the stage of Massachusetts which prohibit indoor theatre.

BWW Feature: 13 Unmissable Theatre Podcasts Photo BWW Feature: 13 Unmissable Theatre Podcasts
by Eleni Cashell - Jul 6, 2020

If you're looking to digest more theatre, why not check out some of these stagey podcasts!

Keith Lockhart and Boston Pops Perform 'Pomp and Circumstance' Tonight in Massachuset Photo Keith Lockhart and Boston Pops Perform 'Pomp and Circumstance' Tonight in Massachusetts Commencement 2020
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2020

In honor of this year's graduating seniors from the 668 public and private schools across the Commonwealth, members of the Pops' brass and percussion sections participate in Massachusetts Commencement 2020

Boston Pops, Steve Carell, Rachel Platten, and More Will Honor Massachusetts Graduati Photo Boston Pops, Steve Carell, Rachel Platten, and More Will Honor Massachusetts Graduating Seniors in Virtual Ceremony
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2020

Massachusetts graduating seniors will receive a virtual ceremony, thanks to WGBH, who teamed up with Governor Charlie Baker to honor the class.

Boston Pops FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR Canceled; Special Broadcast to Take Place July 4 Photo Boston Pops FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR Canceled; Special Broadcast to Take Place July 4
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 8, 2020

This July 4, the Boston Pops will present A Boston Pops Salute to Our Heroes to pay tribute to the COVID-19 frontline workers and honor those who have lost their lives during the current health crisis, while also celebrating our diverse nation's founding values of liberty and justice for all.

Museum of Chinese in America Announces OneWorld Collection Photo Museum of Chinese in America Announces OneWorld Collection
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2020

To counter the hate that has surfaced against Asian American Pacific Islanders due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) announces the establishment of the MOCA OneWorld COVID-19 Special Collection ('OneWorld Collection').

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