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FREE NOW Announces Four Comedy On The Road Gigs Photo FREE NOW Announces Four Comedy On The Road Gigs
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 9, 2021

Taxi ride hailing service FREE NOW has announced four exclusive comedy gigs in London's West End to celebrate the role of local comedy nights – and to highlight the need for audiences to support them.

Ride Hailing App FREE NOW Celebrates UK's Live Comedy Clubs With Four West End Gigs Photo Ride Hailing App FREE NOW Celebrates UK's Live Comedy Clubs With Four West End Gigs
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2021

Taxi ride hailing service FREE NOW has announced four exclusive comedy gigs in London’s West End to celebrate the role of local comedy nights – and to highlight the need for audiences to support them.

Jefferson Performing Arts Center Presents ANNIE Photo Jefferson Performing Arts Center Presents ANNIE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2019

Jefferson Performing Arts Society presents the musical Annie at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center. With the book and score by Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse, and Martin Charnin, Annie features such memorable songs as 'It's the Hard Knock Life', Easy Street', 'I Don't Need Anything But You' and 'Tomorrow'.

Title:Point Presents ?!:New Works 2019 Photo Title:Point Presents ?!:New Works 2019
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 13, 2019

!?:New Works -- The spiritual successor to The Exponential Festival, ?!:New Works features a veritable slew of experiment(al)(ing) artists from a variety of disciplines presenting brand new work. Working it out. With each other. And you. All within two hot July weeks.

Photo Flash: First Look at the National's SMALL ISLAND Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the National's SMALL ISLAND
by Julie Musbach - Apr 26, 2019

Andrea Levy's epic, Orange Prize-winning novel bursts into new life on the Olivier Stage. A company of 40 tell a story which journeys from Jamaica to Britain through the Second World War to 1948, the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For SMALL ISLAND at the National Theatre Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For SMALL ISLAND at the National Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2019

Andrea Levy's epic, Orange Prize-winning novel bursts into new life on the Olivier Stage. A company of 40 tell a story which journeys from Jamaica to Britain through the Second World War to 1948, the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury.

National Theatre Announces Listings For May - October 2019 Photo National Theatre Announces Listings For May - October 2019
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 28, 2019

National Theatre has announced its listings for May - October 2019. Check out the full lineup below!

National Theatre Announces Lineup For First Half of 2019 Photo National Theatre Announces Lineup For First Half of 2019
by Stephi Wild - Jan 18, 2019

The National Theatre has announced its upcoming lineup for the first half of 2019.

Lineup Announced for the 18th Annual San Francisco Comedy Festival Photo Lineup Announced for the 18th Annual San Francisco Comedy Festival
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 19, 2018

SF Sketchfest presented by Audible announces the initial line up for the 18th annual San Francisco Comedy Festival January 10-27, 2019, featuring top comedic talent performing in venues across the city. Audiences can expect another outstanding year of programming and fun as SF Sketchfest will host major comedy stars and the best up-and-coming acts from around the world for non-stop entertainment including sketch, stand-up, alternative comedy, music, improv, films, tributes, live podcasts, storytelling, family shows, workshops, panels and more.

Initial Line Up Announced For 2019 San Francisco Comedy Festival, Tickets On Sale Thi Photo Initial Line Up Announced For 2019 San Francisco Comedy Festival, Tickets On Sale This Sunday
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 16, 2018

SF Sketchfest presented by Audible announces the initial line up for the 18th annual San Francisco Comedy Festival January 10-27, 2019, featuring top comedic talent performing in venues across the city. Audiences can expect another outstanding year of programming and fun as SF Sketchfest will host major comedy stars and the best up-and-coming acts from around the world for non-stop entertainment including sketch, stand-up, alternative comedy, music, improv, films, tributes, live podcasts, storytelling, family shows, workshops, panels and more.

Grandoozy Announces Its Art Programming Photo Grandoozy Announces Its Art Programming
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 28, 2018

Grandoozy, Denver's first ever, three-day, multi-format festival from Superfly, the team behind Bonnaroo and Outside Lands, shares details of its Art Program. Known for their work with visual artists to create stunning festival environments, Superfly will debut a visually compelling experience to compliment Grandoozy's 2018 musical lineup. The festival will feature a wide array of local artistic talent to further celebrate Denver's thriving art community.

Photo Flash: First Look at All New Photos of Ian McKellen in KING LEAR Photo Photo Flash: First Look at All New Photos of Ian McKellen in KING LEAR
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2018

The cast of King Lear at the Duke of York's Theatre includes Kirsty Bushell (Regan), Richard Clews (Gentleman Informer / Old Man), James Corrigan(Edmund), Sinead Cusack (Kent), John Hastings (Curan / Doctor), Anthony Howell (Albany), Lloyd Hutchinson (Fool), Jake Mann (Burgundy / Lear's Knight), Michael Matus (Oswald), Ian McKellen (King Lear), James Millard, Johanne Murdock, Jessica Murrain, Claire Price (Goneril), Daniel Rabin(Cornwall), Caleb Roberts (King of France), Scott Sparrow (Albany's Man), Luke Thompson (Edgar), Anita-Joy Uwajeh (Cordelia), John Vernon andDanny Webb (Gloucester).

West End's KING LEAR Announces £5 Tickets For 16-25 Year Olds Photo West End's KING LEAR Announces £5 Tickets For 16-25 Year Olds
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2018

£5 tickets to King Lear will be made available as part of Chichester Festival Theatre's Prologue scheme for 16-25 year olds.

Make Music Day Announces Lineup; MAMMA MIA Sing Along, Jessica Keenan Wynn and More Photo Make Music Day Announces Lineup; MAMMA MIA Sing Along, Jessica Keenan Wynn and More
by Julie Musbach - Jun 20, 2018

Make Music New York, a one-of-a-kind festival occurring each June 21, today announced its full schedule of over 1,000 free outdoor concerts, music lessons and jam sessions in public spaces across the five boroughs. The daylong musical celebration on the summer solstice is the flagship event of Make Music Day, which is being held in more than 80 U.S. cities and has become a global phenomenon observed by hundreds of millions of people in 800 cities in 120 countries.

Full Cast And NT Live Screening Announced For KING LEAR With Ian McKellen In The Titl Photo Full Cast And NT Live Screening Announced For KING LEAR With Ian McKellen In The Title Role
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2018

Further casting is announced for the West End transfer of Chichester Festival Theatre's critically-acclaimed production of Shakespeare's King Lear, directed by Jonathan Munby, which will run at the Duke of York's Theatre in London for 100 performances only from 11th July to 3rd November 2018.

Make Music New York Festival Returns Photo Make Music New York Festival Returns
by Julie Musbach - Apr 18, 2018

Make Music New York, a one-of-a-kind annual festival featuring more than 1,000 free outdoor concerts, music lessons and jam sessions in public spaces across the five boroughs, returns on Thursday, June 21. The daylong musical celebration on the summer solstice is the flagship event of Make Music Day, which is being held in more than 70 U.S. cities and has become a global phenomenon observed by hundreds of millions of people in 800 cities in 120 countries.

Another Round of Shows Go On Sale at Pleasance Edinburgh! Photo Another Round of Shows Go On Sale at Pleasance Edinburgh!
by Nicole Ciravolo - Mar 22, 2018

Another 28 incredible shows have gone on sale at Pleasance Edinburgh! With 51 shows now on sale, 2018 promises to be one of Pleasance's most exciting years to date. Comedy, theatre, circus, puppetry and much more fill this year's programme with a dazzling selection of entertainment.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Suranne Jones and the Cast of FROZEN Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Suranne Jones and the Cast of FROZEN
by Julie Musbach - Jan 25, 2018

Frozen is a psychological thriller about a mother whose child goes missing, directed by Jonathan Munby and will play a strictly limited twelve-week season at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from Friday 9 February 2018.

The Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts Announces February Lineup Photo The Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts Announces February Lineup
by Stephi Wild - Jan 24, 2018

Renowned Choreographer Mark Morris Returns to Philadelphia as the Annenberg Center's Inaugural Artist-in-Residence; residency includes performances of Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble, the Philadelphia Dance for PD Symposium, and an American Musical Film Series

Prepare to Laugh Out Loud at Manchester Palace's Stage Door Bar Photo Prepare to Laugh Out Loud at Manchester Palace's Stage Door Bar
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2017

The Palace Theatre in Manchester has teamed up with the city's Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club to present a monthly comedy club night that promises to have audiences rolling in the aisles.

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