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World-Acclaimed Solo Performer Ronald Rand Releases New Book SOLO TRANSFORMATION ON S Photo World-Acclaimed Solo Performer Ronald Rand Releases New Book SOLO TRANSFORMATION ON STAGE
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 7, 2021

For the first time ever, Ronald Rand allows us to enter into his two-hour transformation as he embodies 79-year-old Harold Clurman, the 'Elder Statesman of the American Theatre,' as he brings him to life in his world-acclaimed solo play, LET IT BE ART! performing in 25 countries and twenty states.

Sunday Morning Michael Dale Photo Sunday Morning Michael Dale
by Michael Dale - Nov 14, 2021

Sharing views not only on the current Broadway and Off-Broadway scenes, but offering an appreciative spotlight to Off-Off Broadway artists and other lesser-known entertainers who are just as important in making New York the nation's live performing arts capital. To encourage rather than critique.

COLCOA French Film & Series Festival Announces Program Lineup Photo COLCOA French Film & Series Festival Announces Program Lineup
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 15, 2021

During a press conference held today, Taylor Hackford, director,  Board member of the Franco-American Cultural Fund and COLCOA Program Committee member, announced the opening film of the 25th Annual COLOCA French Film and Series Festival will be the North American Premiere of writer/director/author Emmanuel Carrère!s BETWEEN TWO WORLDS, star ring Academy Award winner Juliette Binoche.

Longtime Downtown Theater Director George Ferencz Passes Away at 74 Photo Longtime Downtown Theater Director George Ferencz Passes Away at 74
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2021

Stage Director George Ferencz (1947-2021), passed away on September 14 following a long illness according to his wife of 35 years, Sally Lesser. For over a half century, Ferencz was a beloved fixture of New York’s Off- and Off-Off-Broadway theatre scenes.

THE SERPENT Announced At The Odyssey Theatre Photo THE SERPENT Announced At The Odyssey Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 21, 2021

The Odyssey Theatre Ensemble re-opens its re-envisioning of the Odyssey's 1969 West Coast premiere of The Serpent, the Obie award-winning play by Jean-Claude van Itallie. The production initially opened in March, 2020 as part of the Odyssey's 50th Anniversary ‚ÄúCirca '69‚ÄĚ Season, but was shuttered five days later by the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Odyssey Theatre Presents John Fleck's Musical Cabaret it's alive, IT'S ALIVE! Photo Odyssey Theatre Presents John Fleck's Musical Cabaret it's alive, IT'S ALIVE!
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 17, 2021

We're deconstructing again. Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents an entertaining and provoking musical cabaret-style special event, conceived and performed by legendary performance artist John Fleck (Blacktop Highway, Mad Women, NEA Four).

Wesley Stace's LATE STYLE Comes to City Winery on September 23 Photo Wesley Stace's LATE STYLE Comes to City Winery on September 23
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2021

Late style: You can only get there if you've been around long enough to have had an early and a middle one. Maturity, wisdom, refinement are its hallmarks. And having done things a certain way for a time, you might want to do them differently in order to arrive someplace new, someplace surprising.

THE FEDERALIST WINES To Award Three Fans $10,000 Each Toward  A Revolutionary Summer  Photo THE FEDERALIST WINES To Award Three Fans $10,000 Each Toward A Revolutionary Summer Experience
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 28, 2021

The Federalist, America‚Äôs Craft Wine brand, is excited to open applications for its first ever ‚ÄėCabinet of Summer‚Äô, giving three lucky fans the opportunity to receive $10,000 to make history as official ambassadors, or ‚Äėsecretaries,‚Äô of select summer activities.

BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR at Home Computer Screens Photo BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR at Home Computer Screens
by Maria Nockin - May 8, 2021

Enjoy Los Angeles Opera‚Äôs Signature Recital Series presentation of mezzo-soprano Susan Graham with pianist Jeremy Frank in a program of songs by Kurt Weill.¬†Selections include the yearning 'Lonely House,' the tantalizing 'I'm a Stranger Here Myself' and the nostalgic 'September Song.‚ÄĚ The video, streams until July 1, 2021.

Live Opera Returns To Salt Lake City With Utah Opera's Production Of LA TRAGEDIE DE C Photo Live Opera Returns To Salt Lake City With Utah Opera's Production Of LA TRAGEDIE DE CARMEN
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 28, 2021

Audiences are invited to experience live opera once again when Utah Opera produces Peter Brook's ‚ÄúLa trag√©die de Carmen‚ÄĚ at the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre in downtown Salt Lake City.

The Felice Brothers Release New Song 'Inferno' Photo The Felice Brothers Release New Song 'Inferno'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 23, 2021

The song, out today via Yep Roc Records, reflects on the half-forgotten memories that shift and morph in the mind as we age.

Baryshnikov Arts Center Premieres Final Installment of Works Commissioned for Digital Photo Baryshnikov Arts Center Premieres Final Installment of Works Commissioned for Digital Spring 2021 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2021

Baryshnikov Arts Center¬†will present¬†the final installment of world premieres commissioned for the¬†Digital Spring 2021¬†season. The first, premiering¬†May 3‚ÄĒ17, is choreographer¬†Stefanie Batten Bland‚Äôs¬†Kolonial, created in collaboration with installation artist Conrad Quesen.

Utah Opera Announces 2021-22 Season Photo Utah Opera Announces 2021-22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2021

Utah Opera Artistic Director Christopher McBeth today announced Utah Opera’s 2021-22 season, sponsored by the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation. In its upcoming season, Utah Opera presents four full-scale opera productions with live performances at the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre.

Noel Paul Stookey Continues Lifetime of Social Activism With JUST CAUSES Compilation Photo Noel Paul Stookey Continues Lifetime of Social Activism With JUST CAUSES Compilation
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2021

Noel Paul Stookey, better known as the ‚ÄúPaul‚ÄĚ of the seminal 1960s folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary, continues to embrace his role as an elder statesman of what was once referred to as ‚Äúprotest music.‚Ä̬†On March 22, Neworld Multimedia will release¬†JUST CAUSES, a carefully curated compilation of 15 Stookey tracks, each bearing a theme of social concern.

Utah Opera to Present LA TRAGEDIE DE CARMEN This May Photo Utah Opera to Present LA TRAGEDIE DE CARMEN This May
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 9, 2021

Peter Brook's 1981 ‚ÄúLa trag√©die de Carmen‚ÄĚ (The Tragedy of Carmen) is more than a shorter, recut version of Bizet's ‚ÄúCarmen.‚ÄĚ While it pares the cast down to four singers, accompanied by a chamber orchestra, and is filled with musical passages from Bizet's famous opera, La Trag√©die is a nearly complete reworking of the story focused on the intense interactions and tragedy of the four central characters.

Longhouse Reserve Announces Winter Benefit LOVE SONG TO JACK Photo Longhouse Reserve Announces Winter Benefit LOVE SONG TO JACK
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 19, 2021

LongHouse Reserve will hold its winter benefit on February 14, 2021 at 6:00PM EST, Love Song to Jack, a virtual event in honor of LongHouse's beloved founder Jack Lenor Larsen. The Valentine's Day event is an elegant ode to Jack, who recently left this world at 93.

Baryshnikov Arts Center Announces Spring 2021 Digital Season Photo Baryshnikov Arts Center Announces Spring 2021 Digital Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 14, 2021

Baryshnikov Arts Center has announced the Digital Spring 2021 season of free online presentations, featuring premieres of new works commissioned by BAC. BAC has continued supporting the development of new work by providing resources for artists to realize their creative visions specifically for online presentation

The Voidz Release 'Alien Crime Lord' Single Photo The Voidz Release 'Alien Crime Lord' Single
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 15, 2020

Today, The Voidz have officially released a new track titled ‚ÄúAlien Crime Lord‚ÄĚ via Cult Records.

Damian Chapa Director Casts Asian Beauty Queen Crystal J. Huang in New Film LATIN HIT Photo Damian Chapa Director Casts Asian Beauty Queen Crystal J. Huang in New Film LATIN HITMAN
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 9, 2020

Damian Chapa's film 'Latin Hitman' is based on a true story surrounding the lead character called 'Ramos Ferarri' who is discriminated against by the mob in New York for his Latin roots.

DIVERTIMENTO With Kellan Lutz Wins At Paris Art And Movie Awards Photo DIVERTIMENTO With Kellan Lutz Wins At Paris Art And Movie Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 25, 2020

The indie thriller Divertimento made by Keyvan Sheikhalishahi wins Best French Film at Paris Art And Movie Awards. Kellan Lutz (Twilight, Expendables, FBI Most Wanted) stars in the picture, alongside Torrey DeVitto (Chicago Med), Ola Rapace (Skyfall), Götz Otto (Cloud Atlas), Christian Hillborg (Fleabag), Ellie Heydon (Harlots) & Brittany Gonzales.

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