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Porchlight Music Theatre Announces New Dates For BLUES IN THE NIGHT Photo Porchlight Music Theatre Announces New Dates For BLUES IN THE NIGHT
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2022

 Porchlight Music Theatre announces new dates for Porchlight Revisits Passing Strange, Wednesday, May 18 at 7 p.m. and Thursday, May 19 at 1:30 and 7 p.m. and the staged reading of Paul Oaley Stovall’s+ Clear, A New Musical Experience, Tuesday, May 31 at 7 p.m.  

Porchlight Announces New Dates For Porchlight Revisits PASSING STRANGE and Paul Oakle Photo Porchlight Announces New Dates For Porchlight Revisits PASSING STRANGE and Paul Oakley Stovall's CLEAR, A NEW MUSICAL EXPERIENCE
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 19, 2022

Porchlight Music Theatre announces new dates for Porchlight Revisits Passing Strange, Wednesday, May 18 at 7 p.m. and Thursday, May 19 at 1:30 and 7 p.m. and the staged reading of Paul Oaley Stovall's Clear, A New Musical Experience, Tuesday, May 31 at 7 p.m.  

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance Returns To Royce Hall And The Theatre At Ace Photo UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance Returns To Royce Hall And The Theatre At Ace Hotel
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 11, 2022

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance, a home for contemporary performance, will be returning to Royce Hall and The Theatre at Ace Hotel starting this March. Tickets go on sale to CAP UCLA members next week, January 18 and 19 and will be available to the public starting Thursday, January 20.

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces New Dates For BLUES IN THE NIGHT; Postpones CLEAR  Photo Porchlight Music Theatre Announces New Dates For BLUES IN THE NIGHT; Postpones CLEAR and PASSING STRANGE
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 6, 2022

Due to the current virus surge in Chicago and out of an abundance of caution regarding the public health concerns for artists and audiences, Award-winning Porchlight Music Theatre announces its three events scheduled for January and February 2022: Blues in the Night, Clear, A New Musical Experience and Porchlight Revisits Passing Strange have been rescheduled to later this year, new dates for Blues in the Night are listed below, new dates for Clear, A New Musical Experience and Porchlight Revisits Passing Strange are to be announced.

Porchlight Announces Cast And Creative Team of Porchlight Revisits PASSING STRANGE Photo Porchlight Announces Cast And Creative Team of Porchlight Revisits PASSING STRANGE
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 13, 2021

Porchlight Music Theatre continues its eighth season of ‚Äúlost‚ÄĚ musicals series with Porchlight Revisits Passing Strange, book and lyrics by Stew+, music by Heidi Rodewald* and Stew+, direction by Donterrio+, music directed by Justin Akira Kono+ and choreography by Terri K Woodall*, February 16 and 17.

Moonbox Productions Presents PASSING STRANGE Photo Moonbox Productions Presents PASSING STRANGE
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 3, 2021

Winner of numerous IRNE and Elliot Norton Awards, Moonbox Productions presents Passing Strange, the Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning musical by Stew and collaborator Heidi Rodewald.

Angela Sclafani to Release EP, EDGE OF SEVENTEEN - A Collection of Reimagined Stevie  Photo Angela Sclafani to Release EP, EDGE OF SEVENTEEN - A Collection of Reimagined Stevie Nicks Hits
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2021

On Friday, October 1, 2021, singer-songwriter ANGELA SCLAFANI will release a brand new, four-track EP entitled, EDGE OF SEVENTEEN. The EP features interpretations of Grammy-nominated Stevie Nicks’ biggest solo hits of the 1970s and 1980s. 

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces 2021 - 22 Season Photo Porchlight Music Theatre Announces 2021 - 22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 9, 2021

Porchlight Music Theatre¬†has announced its return to live performance with its 27th¬†season that includes the 2021 ‚Äď 2022¬†Mainstage,¬†Porchlight Revisits¬†and¬†New Faces Sing Broadway¬†seasons.¬†

Salt Lake Acting Company Announces 50th Season Programming Photo Salt Lake Acting Company Announces 50th Season Programming
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2021

SLAC's 50th Season, dedicated to its patrons and supporters with the theme, 'Community Over Everything,' opens with the long-awaited world premiere of Elaine Jarvik's Four Women Talking About the Man Under the Sheet. A 2020 Kilroys Honoree, the meta, semi-historical piece was originally set to open March 13, 2020, but instead shut down on March 12th due to the pandemic.

Pittsburgh Playhouse Spring Virtual Season Announced Photo Pittsburgh Playhouse Spring Virtual Season Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 3, 2021

Point Park University's Pittsburgh Playhouse plans to continue to offer one-of-a-kind virtual productions this coming spring with the continuation of Here. Now. Next!, building on the wildly inventive body of productions this fall. The spring will include bold and provocative theatre and dance productions, the popular Dance Speaker Series, and a reimagined Media Innovators Workshop & Speaker Series. The dance productions are generously sponsored by UPMC.

Verve Signs John Doyle, Nick Stafford, and More Photo Verve Signs John Doyle, Nick Stafford, and More
by Stephi Wild - Dec 3, 2020

Verve has expanded its presence in the theater space by signing a dozen new writers and directors to its theater team.

Spike Lee Is Working with PASSING STRANGE Writers on Viagra Movie Musical Photo Spike Lee Is Working with PASSING STRANGE Writers on Viagra Movie Musical
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 17, 2020

Film legend Spike Lee is planning his next project- a movie musical about the creation of Viagra. According to EW, Lee is working with playwright Kwame Kwei-Armah on the screenplay, which is based on David Kusher's 2018 Esquire piece- 'All Rise: The Untold Story of The Guys Who Launched Viagra.'

Video Flashback: Stew and Heidi Rodewald and the Von Trapped Perform Allen Ginsberg's Photo Video Flashback: Stew and Heidi Rodewald and the Von Trapped Perform Allen Ginsberg's 'America'
by Stephi Wild - Jul 19, 2020

Stew and Heidi Rodewald (Passing Strange) and the Von Trapped performed an impassioned musical performance of Allen Ginsberg's poem 'America' during Onassis Cultural Center's spring 2017 presentation of The People Speak, based on the work of Howard Zinn (1922a?"2010).

Studio Theatre Awards Largest Number Of Commissions In Its History Photo Studio Theatre Awards Largest Number Of Commissions In Its History
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2020

Building on over 40 years of producing powerful contemporary theatre, Studio Theatre is pleased to announce its largest class ever of commissioned artists to Studio R&D, its incubator to support the creation of new work.

BWW News: Studio Theatre Embarks on Largest Round of Commissioning in Its History, Aw Photo BWW News: Studio Theatre Embarks on Largest Round of Commissioning in Its History, Awarding Grants to Ten Theatre Artists and Supporting Audio Plays for The First Time
by Elliot Lanes - May 20, 2020

Building on over 40 years of producing powerful contemporary theatre, Studio Theatre is pleased to announce its largest class ever of commissioned artists to Studio R&D, its incubator to support the creation of new work. Studio will award grants to 10 artists-playwrights, directors, and multidisciplinary creators-investing in its future while supporting theatre-makers and expanding the idea of what it means to be a generative artist. For the first time, Studio R&D commissions are being awarded to support the creation of audio plays, as Studio explores alternate modes of theatrical storytelling in response to the present moment.

Point Park University's Pittsburgh Playhouse Announces PIPPIN, THE WILD PARTY & More  Photo Point Park University's Pittsburgh Playhouse Announces PIPPIN, THE WILD PARTY & More for 2020-21 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2020

Point Park University's Pittsburgh Playhouse announced a compelling 2020-2021 season today, celebrating love, human resiliency and community spirit.

Uncharted 2020 Concert Series At Greenwich House Music School Rescheduled Photo Uncharted 2020 Concert Series At Greenwich House Music School Rescheduled
by Stephi Wild - Mar 16, 2020

Due to COVID-19 related complications and under advisement from the New York State Council on the Arts and the New York Department of Health, Greenwich House Music School is rescheduling the sixth annual season of their upcoming Uncharted concert series.

PASSING STRANGE, THE HUMANS and More Announced for 2020-21 Season At Theatrical Outfi Photo PASSING STRANGE, THE HUMANS and More Announced for 2020-21 Season At Theatrical Outfit
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 9, 2020

Theatrical Outfit is excited to announce the 2020 a?" 2021 Season under the leadership of incoming Artistic Director Matt Torney. Theatrical Outfit is deeply invested in how theatre can strengthen Atlanta's communities by starting urgent, exciting, and profound conversations, by celebrating the power of live art to bring people together, and by recognizing that an active and vibrant culture helps make a better future. 

2020 UNCHARTED Concert Series Announced At Greenwich House Music School Photo 2020 UNCHARTED Concert Series Announced At Greenwich House Music School
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 24, 2020

A staple of the downtown music scene since 2014, the Uncharted Concert Series at Greenwich House Music School (GHMS) is an exciting and unpredictable live concert series with a mission: to support the career development of New York's locally based artists.

Mary Testa and More Join IF MUSIC BE THE FOOD OF LOVE Benefit Celebrating the Birthda Photo Mary Testa and More Join IF MUSIC BE THE FOOD OF LOVE Benefit Celebrating the Birthday of Barbara Maier Gustern
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 29, 2020

'If Music Be The Food Of Love - A Benefit for Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen' will be celebrated at Joe's Pub on February 10th, 2020 at 6:30pm (doors open at 6pm), with an after party at Pangea in the East Village (starting at 9:30).

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