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Photo Flash: Andréa Burns, Laura Osnes, and Jackie Burns Surprise Casts Of BAA Onsta Photo Photo Flash: Andréa Burns, Laura Osnes, and Jackie Burns Surprise Casts Of BAA Onstage's DEAR EDWINA and A KILLER PARTY
by Stephi Wild - Jan 23, 2021

Last evening, Andréa Burns, Laura Osnes, and Jackie Burns attended a Zoom Promotional Party for BAA Onstage's productions of Dear Edwina Online Edition and A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical. BAA Onstage is the affiliate production company of Broadway Artists Alliance of NYC.

Broadway Artists Alliance Launches Virtual Musical Program, BAAOnstage And Presents D Photo Broadway Artists Alliance Launches Virtual Musical Program, BAAOnstage And Presents DEAR EDWINA Online Edition
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 21, 2021

In December of 2020, Broadway Artists Alliance assembled a stellar cast of 25 young performers to present Dear Edwina Online Edition as part of the inaugural season of 'BAAOnstage.' Created to provide a performance outlet for students during the era of quarantine, BAAOnstage gathers students from across the country to rehearse, film, and livestream musical productions - all remotely from home!

New Jersey Native Jennifer Johns-Grasso Directs Production Of A KILLER PARTY: A MURDE Photo New Jersey Native Jennifer Johns-Grasso Directs Production Of A KILLER PARTY: A MURDER MYSTERY MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2021

 In December of 2020, Broadway Artists Alliance (BAA) assembled a 'killer' cast of twenty six young performers to present the virtual sensation A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical. Highland, NJ resident Jennifer Johns-Grasso, the Founder and Artistic Director of BAA, directs the production.

Northern Virginia Native Mimi Robinson Assistant Directs A KILLER PARTY: A MURDER MYS Photo Northern Virginia Native Mimi Robinson Assistant Directs A KILLER PARTY: A MURDER MYSTERY MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2021

In December of 2020, Broadway Artists Alliance assembled a 'killer' cast of twenty six young performers to present the virtual sensation A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical. Native Virginian Mimi Harlow Robinson, who now resides in New York City, assistant directed the production.

Ava Giorgione Of Capital Area School For The Arts Charter School to Appear in A KILLE Photo Ava Giorgione Of Capital Area School For The Arts Charter School to Appear in A KILLER PARTY: A MURDER MYSTERY MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2021

Ava Giorgione of Harrisburg will appear in a groundbreaking virtual musical, A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical, produced by 'BAA Onstage'. The show was conceived as a new style of online theatre by Jason Howland, Nathan Tysen, Kait Kerrigan, Rachel Axler and a team of 40+ Broadway professionals.

Pianist/MC Kev Choice's New Album 'Social Distancing' Set For Release April 10 Photo Pianist/MC Kev Choice's New Album 'Social Distancing' Set For Release April 10
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 6, 2020

Oakland-based pianist/MC Kev Choice is set to release a new album, Social Distancing, this Friday, April 10, 2020. Today, he released the video for the first single 'No Worries.'

Franklin Performing Arts Company Presents Christopher Rice's THE TAPPY CHRISTMAS SPEC Photo Franklin Performing Arts Company Presents Christopher Rice's THE TAPPY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: LIVE!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2019

The Franklin Performing Arts Company (FPAC), Franklin TV, and The Woonsocket Museum of Broadcast Technology will team up this week to bring a special holiday show to THE BLACK BOX. Together, they will present the world premiere of Christopher Rice's The Tappy Christmas Special: LIVE! based on Rice's viral #TAPPY video series which has been seen by more than 10 million people worldwide.

Christopher Rice's THE TAPPY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: LIVE! Will Premiere at The Black Box  Photo Christopher Rice's THE TAPPY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: LIVE! Will Premiere at The Black Box in Franklin
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2019

The Franklin Performing Arts Company is thrilled to present the world premiere of Christopher Rice's The Tappy Christmas Special: LIVE! based on Rice's viral #TAPPY video series which has been seen by over 3 million people worldwide.

Photo Flash: Inside Barrel Of Monkeys' THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Fantastic Beasts And Th Photo Photo Flash: Inside Barrel Of Monkeys' THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Fantastic Beasts And The Stories About Them
by Julie Musbach - Jul 1, 2019

Barrel of Monkeys concludes its 2018-19 season with THAT'S WEIRD GRANDMA: Fantastic Beasts and the Stories About Them

Photo Flash: Barrel Of Monkeys Presents THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Stories That Sing And  Photo Photo Flash: Barrel Of Monkeys Presents THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Stories That Sing And Dance
by Julie Musbach - Apr 4, 2019

Barrel of Monkeys presents the annual all musical edition of its much-lauded sketch show: THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Stories That Sing and Dance, directed by Artistic Director Brandon Cloyd, playing Fridays and Saturday at 7:30 pm from May 3 - 25, 2019 at the Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago.

The Black Choreographers Festival Returns Feb. 16 - Mar. 10 Photo The Black Choreographers Festival Returns Feb. 16 - Mar. 10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2019

The African & African American Performing Arts Coalition and K*Star*Productionshave announced the 15th anniversary edition of the Black Choreographers Festival: Here and Now (BCF), which will take place over four consecutive weekends, February 16 March 10, in San Francisco and Oakland. Following the opening two weekends at Dance Mission Theater in San Francisco, the Festival will move to SAFEhouse Arts at 145 Eddy Street for weekend three, with a final program at Laney College Theater in Oakland, March 9 10. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m.

The Black Choreographers Festival Returns Feb. 16 - Mar. 10 Photo The Black Choreographers Festival Returns Feb. 16 - Mar. 10
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2019

The African & African American Performing Arts Coalition and K*Star*Productionshave announced the 15th anniversary edition of the Black Choreographers Festival: Here and Now (BCF), which will take place over four consecutive weekends, February 16 March 10, in San Francisco and Oakland. Following the opening two weekends at Dance Mission Theater in San Francisco, the Festival will move to SAFEhouse Arts at 145 Eddy Street for weekend three, with a final program at Laney College Theater in Oakland, March 9 10. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m.

Free WE THE PEOPLE Event Kicks off Montalvo's Art on the Grounds Photo Free WE THE PEOPLE Event Kicks off Montalvo's Art on the Grounds
by Julie Musbach - May 22, 2018

Montalvo Arts Center kicks off its annual Art on the Grounds exhibition program this summer with We the People, an evening of poetry, performance, and sound and installation art. Alluding to the quintessentially American phrase that begins the preamble to the constitution, We the People is an invitation to the Bay Area community to join poets, musicians, and visual and sound artists from around the globe to examine the timely and central theme of expanding, understanding, and reimagining the inclusive ways of being together. We the People will be presented 6pm-10pm, July 20 at Montalvo Arts Center, 15400 Montalvo Road, Saratoga. Admission is free. To RSVP and for more information, the public may visit montalvoarts.org or call 408-961-5858. The works will remain available for viewing in the coming months.

45TH ANNUAL DAYTIME CREATIVE ARTS EMMY AWARDS
Winners Announced Photo 45TH ANNUAL DAYTIME CREATIVE ARTS EMMY AWARDS Winners Announced
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 28, 2018

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the winners of the 45th Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards. The gala was held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, Southern California.

Montalvo Celebrates New Exhibits with Free 'Art on the Grounds' Photo Montalvo Celebrates New Exhibits with Free 'Art on the Grounds'
by Julie Musbach - Apr 27, 2018

Montalvo Arts Center kicks off its annual Art on the Grounds exhibition this summer with an opening art festival titled United States of We. For 2018, the Art on the Grounds installations will include three newly-commissioned works by Lucas Artists Program Fellows: an innovative sonic journey of its lush and expansive grounds, a communally planted peace garden, and a large-scale art installation. The opening outdoor festival, which will be the official debut of these three works, will also include a showcase of poetry and performance. It will be held July 20. Admission is free.

Photo Flash: Barrel of Monkeys' Presents THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Stories That Groove Photo Photo Flash: Barrel of Monkeys' Presents THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Stories That Groove
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 16, 2018

Barrel of Monkeys is pleased to present THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Stories That Groove, the company's annual all-musical revue, directed by Eunice Woods, with music direction by Jon Schneidman, playing Mondays at 8 pm from March 12 - April 9, 2018 at the Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.barrelofmonkeys.org or by calling (773) 506-7140. 

Photo Flash: Barrel of Monkeys Presents THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Brand New Stories Photo Photo Flash: Barrel of Monkeys Presents THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Brand New Stories
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 16, 2018

Barrel of Monkeys proudly presents THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Brand New Stories, a line-up of all new stories written by Chicago elementary school students during the 2017-18 school year. Be among the first to experience the newest songs, sketches and dance pieces adapted from stories written by students in Barrel of Monkeys' creative writing workshops. Directed by Artistic Director Brandon Cloyd, THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Brand New Stories will play Mondays at 8 pm from June 18 - July 16, 2018 at the Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.barrelofmonkeys.org or by calling (773) 506-7140. 

Cleveland Orchestra Announce for Additional Details for 2017-18 Tour Photo Cleveland Orchestra Announce for Additional Details for 2017-18 Tour
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 28, 2017

Franz Welser-M st will lead concerts on three continents as part of The Cleveland Orchestra's 100th season in 2017-18, including two trips to Europe, appearances in New York City, and a return to Tokyo's Suntory Hall. All told, over 20 concerts are planned across seven weeks of touring, in addition to the Orchestra's regular home season in Cleveland at Severance Hall.

SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL to Play Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs Photo SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL to Play Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

'Oh the thinks you can think if you're willing to try.' So says the beloved Dr. Seuss, entertainer of children and their families (and a slew of grown-ups, too) for decades.

SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL to Play Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs Photo SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL to Play Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

'Oh the thinks you can think if you're willing to try.' So says the beloved Dr. Seuss, entertainer of children and their families (and a slew of grown-ups, too) for decades.

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