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Review Roundup: RITA MORENO: JUST A GIRL WHO DECIDED TO GO FOR IT - What Did the Crit Photo Review Roundup: RITA MORENO: JUST A GIRL WHO DECIDED TO GO FOR IT - What Did the Critics Think?
by Review Roundups - Jun 17, 2021

Read reviews from The New York Times, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, and more!

Yo-Yo Ma, Wynton Marsalis, Daniil Trifonov and More Announced for Tanglewood 2021 Sum Photo Yo-Yo Ma, Wynton Marsalis, Daniil Trifonov and More Announced for Tanglewood 2021 Summer Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 8, 2021

The Boston Symphony is¬†returning to Tanglewood, its summer home in the beautiful Berkshires since 1937, and welcoming back audiences, July 9‚ÄďAugust 16, for the first time since March 2020. The BSO is reopening and reimagining Tanglewood this summer‚ÄĒpresenting a shorter, six-week season designed to capture the essential Tanglewood experience.

Huntington Theatre Company Announces Start of Construction  for Renovation of The Hun Photo Huntington Theatre Company Announces Start of Construction for Renovation of The Huntington Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 25, 2021

Huntington Theatre Company today announced the start of major construction of The Huntington Theatre, its historic home on Huntington Avenue, beginning an 18-month construction period that will restore, renovate, and modernize the 95-year-old Boston landmark.  

Tanglewood Announces Reopening for 2021 Photo Tanglewood Announces Reopening for 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 19, 2021

Learn about how Tanglewood will re-open for in-person audiences and live performances in the summer of 2021.

Irvington Theater Honors The Resilience Of The Jewish People With Two Award-winning F Photo Irvington Theater Honors The Resilience Of The Jewish People With Two Award-winning Films
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2021

Irvington Theater will continue its all-virtual season with Recognition, a double-feature film event to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Ahead of Time, a documentary that The Village Voice called a ‚Äútruly fascinating yarn of proto-feminist achievement,‚ÄĚ and Reparations, an award-winning short from local filmmakers, will stream online from January 27-29.

ArtsFund Awards $100K In Special Grants to Regional Arts Nonprofits Photo ArtsFund Awards $100K In Special Grants to Regional Arts Nonprofits
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 30, 2020

To mark the conclusion of its 50th Anniversary year, ArtsFund has announced the awarding of $100,000 in grants to five regional arts and cultural nonprofits.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Announces Branden Jacobs-Jenkins As Final Commission For  Photo Oregon Shakespeare Festival Announces Branden Jacobs-Jenkins As Final Commission For American Revolutions Cycle
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 5, 2020

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival today announced Branden Jacobs-Jenkins as the 37th and final commissioned artist as part of American Revolutions: the United States History Cycle, OSF's multi-decade program for developing new plays about moments of change in United States history.

Seattle Art Fair Has Appointed Deana Haggag as 2020 Artistic Director Photo Seattle Art Fair Has Appointed Deana Haggag as 2020 Artistic Director
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2020

The Seattle Art Fair, presented by AIG, has announced the appointment of Deana Haggag as Artistic Director for the sixth edition of the fair, which will return to CenturyLink Field this July 23-26, 2020. In the role of Artistic Director, Haggag, President & CEO of United States Artists based in Chicago, IL, will develop the fair's Projects & Talks program and participate in the Gallery Selection Committee.

h Foundation Announces 2019 Exclusive Festive Online Auction To Support Young Creatives
by Marianka Swain - Nov 28, 2019

Today the h Foundation, the charitable arm of h Club London (formerly The Hospital Club) are proud to announce the return of their festive online auction. The auction, which runs for two weeks from midday on Thursday 28th November to midnight on Thursday 12th December, raises money to fund h Foundation's three flagship programmes which help support young creatives. All money raised will be match funded by the Paul G Allen Foundation.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Closes 2019 Season Photo Oregon Shakespeare Festival Closes 2019 Season
by Stephi Wild - Nov 6, 2019

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival wrapped up its 2019 season October 26-27 with the final performances of Mother Road, How to Catch Creation, As You Like It, La Comedia of Errors, Indecent, Between Two Knees, Hairspray a?" The Broadway Musical, and Cambodian Rock Band. Preparations for the 2020 season and this month's 2020 Member Presale are already underway. The 2020 opening weekend is March 6-March 8; preview performances begin February 28.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Announces 6 New Commissions For Acclaimed American Revolu Photo Oregon Shakespeare Festival Announces 6 New Commissions For Acclaimed American Revolutions Cycle
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2019

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival today announced six new commissions as part of American Revolutions: the United States History Cycle, OSF's multi-decade program of commissioning and developing 37 new plays about moments of change in United States history. The commissioned artists are Zakiyyah Alexander, Jaclyn Backhaus, E. M. Lewis, Mary Katheryn Nagle, Sara Novińá, and Sanaz Toossi.

Bucks County Presents ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE Featuring Carter Calvert and Sally Struthe Photo Bucks County Presents ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE Featuring Carter Calvert and Sally Struthers
by Julie Musbach - Jul 29, 2019

Bucks County Playhouse continues its 80th Anniversary Season with a crowd-pleasing tribute to the county music singer, Patsy Cline, and her unlikely friendship with a Houston housewife, Louise Seger, in a?oeAlwaysa??Patsy Cline.a??

BWW Review: Broadway Vets Shine in Delightful, Star-Studded INTO THE WOODS at the Hol Photo BWW Review: Broadway Vets Shine in Delightful, Star-Studded INTO THE WOODS at the Hollywood Bowl
by Michael Quintos - Jul 27, 2019

An inspired choice of a show, the Hollywood Bowl has decided to present an effervescently buoyant new production of the Tony Award-winning 1986 musical INTO THE WOODS, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's much beloved twisted take on traditional fairy tale stories mashed together with witty charm, tongue-tying lyrics, and gallows humor. Directed and choreographed by Robert Longbottom, this enjoyable, sublime production is exquisite and thoroughly delightful from start to finish---much of which can be attributed to its top-notch, musical theater-trained cast that includes Tony Winners Sutton Foster and Patina Miller giving exceptional acting and singing performances alongside theater favorites Cheyenne Jackson, Skylar Astin, Sierra Boggess, Hailey Kilgore, and Stranger Things breakout star Gaten Matarazzo. The show continues with two additional evening performances July 27-28, 2019.

The Colorado Theatre Guild Announces 14th Annual Henry Award Nominations Photo The Colorado Theatre Guild Announces 14th Annual Henry Award Nominations
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 18, 2019

The Colorado Theatre Guild's 14th Annual Henry Awards will take place Monday, July 22, 2019 at the Lone Tree Arts Center, located at 10075 Commons St. Lone Tree, CO 80124. The evening begins at 6 p.m. with cocktails and the awards ceremony will begin at 7 p.m., followed by a catered reception at the Lone Tree Arts Center. Tickets are $35 for CTG members, $40 non-members or $50 at the door. Tickets go on sale Tuesday June 18, 2019 at 1:00PM MDT through the Lone Tree Arts Center website at www.LoneTreeArtsCenter.org or by calling the box office at 720-509-1000.

OSF's Allen Elizabethan Theatre Opens June 7-9 Photo OSF's Allen Elizabethan Theatre Opens June 7-9
by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2019

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival invites audiences to enjoy two plays by William Shakespeare-plus one about a young girl with a crucial superpower, curiosity, and the beloved fantastical dream adventure in which she tries to figure out how to stay true to who she is-under the stars when its flagship outdoor theatre opens the weekend of June 7-9, 2019. The Allen Elizabethan Theatre will feature Macbeth, directed by Jose Luis Valenzuela; Alice in Wonderland, adapted from Lewis Carroll by Eve Le Gallienne and Florida Friebus, directed by Sara Bruner; and All's Well That Ends Well, directed by Tracy Young. Previews begin May 28, and all three shows will run through the weekend of October 11-13.

HBO to Debut World War II Documentary THE COLD BLUE on June 6 Photo HBO to Debut World War II Documentary THE COLD BLUE on June 6
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 17, 2019

In 1943, during the Second World War, top Hollywood director William Wyler went to Europe to document the air war in progress. Wyler and his crew flew actual combat missions on B-17s in extremely dangerous conditions. Incredibly, the entirety of the raw color footage Wyler and his team shot for the documentary 'The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress' was recently discovered in the vaults of the National Archives. After a meticulous frame-by-frame restoration, director Erik Nelson ('Dreams with Sharp Teeth,' 'A Gray State') has constructed a compelling new documentary out of the material.

Broadway's Judy McLane to Attend Cannes with Short Film HIDING IN DAYLIGHT Photo Broadway's Judy McLane to Attend Cannes with Short Film HIDING IN DAYLIGHT
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 3, 2019

WOW FILMS and ASD Media & Entertainment are pleased to announce that their short film, HIDING IN DAYLIGHT, has been selected to screen at the prestigious American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at the world renowned Cannes Film Festival on May 19, 2019. The New York theater scene is well represented in this film with stars Judy McLane (Mamma Mia!), Jim Newman (Hands on a Hard Body), Julee Cerda (Children of a Lesser God), and Gary Hilborn (Sweet, Sweet Spirit).

Fathom Events to Premiere World War II Documentary With a Special One-Night Event Photo Fathom Events to Premiere World War II Documentary With a Special One-Night Event
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 3, 2019

Fathom Events has teamed with¬†Spencer Proffer's¬†Meteor 17 to bring acclaimed filmmaker¬†Erik Nelson's new documentary¬†The Cold Blue, chronicling the heroic struggles of the U.S. Eighth Air Force during World War II, to the big screen on¬†May 23¬†only. The new film, from¬†Paul G. Allen's¬†Vulcan Productions and Creative Differences, was constructed using recently discovered and meticulously restored raw color footage from the WWII-era documentary¬†Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress, directed by the legendary director¬†William Wyler¬†and filmed aboard B17s during combat air missions. A meditation on youth, war and trauma,¬†The Cold Blue¬†is a tribute to one of the world's greatest filmmakers, his cameraman¬†Harold Tannenbaum¬†‚Äď who perished in combat while filming ‚Äď and the men of the Eighth Air Force, who flew mission after lethal mission during the Air War.

Review: In LACKAWANNA BLUES, Ruben Santiago-Hudson Pays Tribute to the Incredible Wom Photo Review: In LACKAWANNA BLUES, Ruben Santiago-Hudson Pays Tribute to the Incredible Woman Who Lovingly Raised Him
by Shari Barrett - Mar 15, 2019

There is something special about the magic which is created during a live theater performance that cannot be duplicated on television or film as the interaction with an audience allows well-written and directed stories, starring incredibly talented actors, to soar into the history books as an event not to miss. Such is the case in LACKAWANNA BLUES, Tony Award-winning actor and talented stage director Ruben Santiago-Hudson's theatrical memoir in which he returns to his roots in a tour-de-force performance accompanied throughout by Grammy-winning blues guitarist, composer and actor Chris Thomas King.

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Ruben Santiago-Hudson's LACKAWANNA BLUES Photo Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Ruben Santiago-Hudson's LACKAWANNA BLUES
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 14, 2019

Ruben Santiago-Hudson's powerful and touching solo play 'Lackawanna Blues' is currently running at the Mark Taper Forum. Produced by Center Theatre Group, See photos from opening night!

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