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SFGMC Presents Annual Benefit CRESCENDO VOICES RISING Photo SFGMC Presents Annual Benefit CRESCENDO VOICES RISING
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 2, 2021

Today, San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus (SFGMC) Artistic Director Dr. Timothy Seelig and Executive Director Chris Verdugo announced CrescendoVoices Rising, SFGMC's annual benefit honoring extraordinary individuals who tirelessly champion and promote LGBTQ+ equality. Presented by The Ariadne Getty Foundation, the virtual event will take place on Thursday, April 22 at 6 p.m. PDT. Funds raised at this year's gala will help sustain SFGMC and support its youth outreach programs.

Kennedy Center Unveils Long-Term Social Impact Initiatives to Support Anti-Racism Photo Kennedy Center Unveils Long-Term Social Impact Initiatives to Support Anti-Racism
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2020

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today revealed ongoing and long-term Social Impact initiatives which leverage the arts for non-arts outcomes and invest in the future.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts to Present Requiem Mass: A Queer Divine Rite Photo Yerba Buena Center for the Arts to Present Requiem Mass: A Queer Divine Rite
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 8, 2018

In collaboration with Ghiberti Foundation at Grace Cathedral, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is pleased to present Requiem Mass: A Queer Divine Rite, a monumental choral work organized by renowned singer-composer Holcombe Waller. Making its San Francisco debut, Requiem Mass honors and invokes the peaceful repose of those who have suffered persecution due to their sexual orientation or gender expression. Requiem Mass: A Queer Divine Rite will have a two-night engagement in the historic Grace Cathedral Episcopal Church on Friday and Saturday, November 16-17, 2018, at 7:30PM.

YBCA Presents Holcombe Waller's 'Requiem Mass: A Queer Divine Rite' Photo YBCA Presents Holcombe Waller's 'Requiem Mass: A Queer Divine Rite'
by Julie Musbach - Aug 7, 2018

In collaboration with Ghiberti Foundation at Grace Cathedral, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is pleased to present Requiem Mass: A Queer Divine Rite, a monumental choral work organized by renowned singer-composer Holcombe Waller. Making its San Francisco debut, Requiem Mass honors and invokes the peaceful repose of those who have suffered persecution due to their sexual orientation or gender expression.

Philadelphia Contemporary Announces Spoken Word Festival STELLAR MASSES Photo Philadelphia Contemporary Announces Spoken Word Festival STELLAR MASSES
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 25, 2018

Philadelphia Contemporary, a globally oriented visual and performance art nonprofit, is pleased to announce Stellar Masses, a public festival spanning three days in May. Funding for Stellar Masses has been generously provided by the Daniel W. Dietrich II Foundation.

David Hasselhoff, Morgan Spurlock and More Join Stan Lee Tribute Event Photo David Hasselhoff, Morgan Spurlock and More Join Stan Lee Tribute Event
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 10, 2017

Comedian, Nerdist CEO, and podcast extraordinaire Chris Hardwick will lead a roster of celebrity guests and industry giants to celebrate one of the world's most beloved creators, Stan Lee, on August 22nd at the Saban Theatre (8440 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211). Extraordinary: Stan Lee is an once-in-a-lifetime tribute to the visionary behind The Avengers, Spider-Man, Black Panther, and countless others characters, and will take an intimate, nostalgic look back at his storied life and career.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts presents THE 2017 POETIC ADDRESS TO THE NATION
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) in partnership with the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture (USDAC) is proud to announce The 2017 Poetic Address to the Nation. Inspired by stories collected from across the nation, The 2017 Poetic Address to the Nation will be performed by poets from the Bay Area and beyond and emceed by one of our country's most provocative, original voices, Chinaka Hodge. We will address the Trump administration and our nation in the words of, and inspired by, our people.  

MURDER FOR TWO Kicks Off Rehearsals This Week in Seattle
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

This week The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT - A Contemporary Theatre plot their first step in musical mayhem and begin rehearsals for the drop dead funny musical comedy Murder for Two.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts presents THE 2017 POETIC ADDRESS TO THE NATION
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 8, 2017

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) in partnership with the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture (USDAC) is proud to announce The 2017 Poetic Address to the Nation. Inspired by stories collected from across the nation, The 2017 Poetic Address to the Nation will be performed by poets from the Bay Area and beyond and emceed by one of our country's most provocative, original voices, Chinaka Hodge. We will address the Trump administration and our nation in the words of, and inspired by, our people.  

Cheryl Burke and Brian White to Host L.A. County Holiday Celebration on Christmas Eve
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2016

Emmy-nominated professional dancer Cheryl Burke (Dancing with the Stars) and actor Brian White (Scandal. Mistresses, Chicago Fire) are set to host the 57th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration, the largest multicultural holiday celebration in the county.

Cheryl Burke and Brian White to Host L.A. County Holiday Celebration on Christmas Eve
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Emmy-nominated professional dancer Cheryl Burke (Dancing with the Stars) and actor Brian White (Scandal. Mistresses, Chicago Fire) are set to host the 57th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration, the largest multicultural holiday celebration in the county.

Dav Pilkey Gives Away Books at 50 Schools Nationwide For Summer Reading
by Christina Mancuso - Apr 20, 2016

NEW YORK, April 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ To help get kids reading more books this summer, bestselling children's author Dav Pilkey (Captain Underpants and the new Dog Man series)is a real-life reading superhero, giving free books to schools across the country.More than 4,000 educators entered the first-ever Dav Pilkey 'Be a Reading Superhero' Educator Contest, and one school from each U.S. state*wasselected as the winning school. Each of the winning schools will receive a new Scholastic book for every student in the school to take home to kick off summer reading.The contest is in support of the 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge a free reading program that helps kids take a 'summer leap' into books and keep kids reading all summer. Parents and educators can learn more about the challenge and register kids to participate at http://www.scholastic.com/summer.

BWW Review: Comedy Talks in MISALLIANCE
by Amanda Finn - Mar 16, 2016

George Bernard Shaw must have been a talker. A man of many talents, Shaw's plays are known for driving home his opinions on the world around him and doing so at length -- hence why he's said to have perfected the concept of 'discussion' plays. Strollers Theatre took the challenging playwright to task with their latest production of Misalliance - a 2 ¬Ĺ hour comedy of manners with so much talking it's no wonder the characters didn't end up blue in the face.

Terry Prideaux to Direct GRAHAM'S LAW OF DIFFUSION! at MITF
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 16, 2016

The Midtown International Theatre Festival - in its tradition of pushing the envelope - presents a parable of the teenaged psyche. Michael K. White's 'Graham's Law of Diffusion!' is a play that takes a brutally honest look at two teenagers dealing with their assumptions in what they perceive is a life or death situation. Which of course, it's not (?)

The Spring Midtown International Theatre Festival Returns
by Sally Henry Fuller - Feb 7, 2016

Year 2016 looks like it will be AMAZING for the venerable Midtown International Theatre Festival. The level of talent and experience this season is considerable. The subject matter stronger, more topical, and brilliantly written.

John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Josh Rhodes, Denis Jones & More Join Creative Teams for The Muny's 2016 Season! Tickets on Sale, 3/5
by Christina Mancuso - Jan 20, 2016

BroadwayWorld and The Muny announces today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2016 Season, which opens on June 13 with The Wizard of Oz.

Everyday Inferno Theatre Stages 'ROARING GIRL' and 'PUNK AS F**K' in Rep This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Everyday Inferno Theatre Co. is thrilled to announce an ambitious repertory project that will continue its commitment to presenting exciting new works, under-produced classics, and theatrical events that push the boundaries of subject matter and stagecraft. Transforming the Access Theater Gallery into an immersive space with a distinct nightclub vibe, the two shows will play in rotation for a three-week limited run. The rotating schedule provides ample opportunity for audiences to discover surprising parallels between these very different works.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals for Everyday Inferno's PUNKS & PROVOCATEURS
by Tyler Peterson - May 11, 2015

 Everyday Inferno Theatre Co. is thrilled to offer a first look inside the rehearsal room for their ambitious new repertory project, Punks & Provocateurs (two plays in rotating repertory).

Everyday Inferno Theatre to Stage 'ROARING GIRL' and 'PUNK AS F**K' in Rep This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

Everyday Inferno Theatre Co. is thrilled to announce an ambitious repertory project that will continue its commitment to presenting exciting new works, under-produced classics, and theatrical events that push the boundaries of subject matter and stagecraft. Transforming the Access Theater Gallery into an immersive space with a distinct nightclub vibe, the two shows will play in rotation for a three-week limited run. The rotating schedule provides ample opportunity for audiences to discover surprising parallels between these very different works.

The Muny Announces Creative Teams for 2015 Season; Marc Bruni, Gary Griffin, Marcia Milgrom Dodge & More!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 17, 2014

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2015 Season, which opens on June 15 with My Fair Lady. 'This is a thrilling roster of artists,' said Muny Artistic Director and Executive Producer Mike Isaacson. 'We look forward to bringing their vision and talent to our grand stage.'

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