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Madison Lyric Stage Raises $1,622 For The New Haven Pride Center Photo Madison Lyric Stage Raises $1,622 For The New Haven Pride Center
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2021

The money will be earmarked for the Center's youth programming and was raised from a portion of ticket sales for The Boys in the Band, along with a nightly request for audience donations during the run of the show.

Peterborough Players Inaugurate New Outdoor Stage With BEEHIVE: THE 60'S MUSICAL Photo Peterborough Players Inaugurate New Outdoor Stage With BEEHIVE: THE 60'S MUSICAL
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 12, 2021

The sounds, sights, and moves of the powerhouse female vocalists of the 1960's will bring the Players' new outdoor Elsewhere Stage roaring to life in Beehive: The 60's Musical! 

TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Will Be Performed by Chester Theatre Company This Month Photo TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Will Be Performed by Chester Theatre Company This Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2021

The original production, co-conceived by Marshall Heyman, Thomas Kail, and Vardalos, premiered in 2016 at The Public Theater and starred Vardalos in the leading role. It was directed by Kail, known to many theatregoers as the director of the hit musical Hamilton.

Huntington Returns to Live Performances With HURRICANE DIANE Photo Huntington Returns to Live Performances With HURRICANE DIANE
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 22, 2021

The Huntington announces the cast and creative team of its first production of its 40th anniversary season, Hurricane Diane by Pulitzer Prize finalist Madeleine George and directed by Jenny Koons, running from August 27 to September 26, 2021 at The Huntington's Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA.

New Gender-Bending TWELFTH NIGHT Will Be Performed at the DC War Memorial Next Month Photo New Gender-Bending TWELFTH NIGHT Will Be Performed at the DC War Memorial Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2021

The adaptation is a 90-minute version with a music score excerpted from the 1960's and 70's pop songbook. It is among the first professional live theatre productions in the DC area next month.

KTC Announces New Producing Artistic Director and Managing Director Photo KTC Announces New Producing Artistic Director and Managing Director
by Stephi Wild - Jul 17, 2021

Rebecca Bradshaw (she/her), Associate Producer of Boston's Huntington Theatre, and Cary Bland Simpson (she/they), Director of Corporate & Special Events at Only Make Believe have been named the new Producing Artistic Director and Managing Director of Ithaca's Kitchen Theatre Company, respectively, effective July 1, 2021.

Kitchen Theatre Company Adds Rebecca Bradshaw As Producing Artistic Director and Cary Photo Kitchen Theatre Company Adds Rebecca Bradshaw As Producing Artistic Director and Cary Bland Simpson As Managing Director
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 16, 2021

Rebecca Bradshaw (she/her/hers), Associate Producer of Boston's Huntington Theatre, and Cary Bland Simpson (she/they), Director of Corporate & Special Events at Only Make Believe have been named the new Producing Artistic Director and Managing Director of Ithaca's Kitchen Theatre Company, respectively, effective July 1, 2021.

Photos: THE BOYS IN THE BAND Opens at Madison Lyric Stage Photo Photos: THE BOYS IN THE BAND Opens at Madison Lyric Stage
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 15, 2021

Madison Lyric Stage, a professional theater company serving the Connecticut shoreline and the Connecticut River valley, will present Mart Crowley’s landmark play The Boys in the Band for eight performances July 22 – August 1.  Both hilarious and poignant, the dark comedy will be presented outdoors under a large tent on the grounds of Madison’s Deacon John Grave House.

New Batch of Connecticut Theaters Receive Shuttered Venue Operator Grants Photo New Batch of Connecticut Theaters Receive Shuttered Venue Operator Grants
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2021

Theaters, clubs, promoters and other eligible arts businesses can apply for 45% of the gross revenue they made in 2019, to offset financial losses caused last year by the pandemic.

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo The Lyric Stage Company of Boston Announces 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2021

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston will welcome audiences back for their 47th season.  Their six-show season asks us how far we would go for the people and things we hold dear. They're excited to open their doors on September 24 and share these powerful, exciting, and moving shows with audiences.

Lyric Stage Company Of Boston Presents THE GREENWAY SERIES Photo Lyric Stage Company Of Boston Presents THE GREENWAY SERIES
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 21, 2021

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston has announced its continuation of the Walking Plays audio series titled, The Greenway Series.

THE BOYS IN THE BAND Will Be Performed at Madison Lyric Stage This Summer Photo THE BOYS IN THE BAND Will Be Performed at Madison Lyric Stage This Summer
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2021

Tickets are $50 and can be purchased online, or by calling 203-215-6329. 

stream.theatre Announces Pride Month Lineup Including TALES OF THE CITY THE MUSICAL,  Photo stream.theatre Announces Pride Month Lineup Including TALES OF THE CITY THE MUSICAL, CRUISE and HUSHABYE MOUNTAIN
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2021

From Jeff Whitty, the creator of Avenue Q, and the Scissor Sister's Jake Shears and John Garden comes ARMISTEAD MAUPIN'S TALES OF THE CITY, THE MUSICAL based on Armistead Maupin's landmark series of novels about San Francisco in the 70s. The presentation is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the premiere musical staging at San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater in 2011.

BWW Review: Lyric Opera's THE NEW CLASSICS Free Streaming Concert Photo BWW Review: Lyric Opera's THE NEW CLASSICS Free Streaming Concert
by Rachel Weinberg - Jun 9, 2021

If you’re looking for something to help fill that show tunes void, look no further than Lyric Opera’s THE NEW CLASSICS streaming concert.

Photo Flash: Madison Lyric Stage's Evening of Stephen Sondheim Opens Friday Photo Photo Flash: Madison Lyric Stage's Evening of Stephen Sondheim Opens Friday
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2021

Madison Lyric Stage, a professional theater company, will present The Sun Sits Low: An Evening of Stephen Sondheim in concert on Friday, June 11 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, June 12 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, June 13 at 5:00 p.m.

Dramatists Guild Announces 2021 Horton Foote Award Recipients Photo Dramatists Guild Announces 2021 Horton Foote Award Recipients
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 4, 2021

The Dramatists Guild of America has announced they will present the 2021 Horton Foote Playwriting Award to five amazing playwrights – Carla Ching, Kia Corthron, Aleshea Harris, Donja R. Love, and Mfoniso Udofia - at the Dramatists Guild’s awards presentations later this summer. 

Madison Lyric Stage Will Perform an In-Person Evening of Stephen Sondheim in June Photo Madison Lyric Stage Will Perform an In-Person Evening of Stephen Sondheim in June
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2021

Madison Lyric Stage, a professional theater company serving the Connecticut Shoreline, will present The Sun Sits Low: An Evening of Stephen Sondheim in concert on Friday, June 11 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, June 12 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, June 13 at 5:00 p.m. 

Dreamcatcher Offers Online “Meet the Artist” New Play Readings Photo Dreamcatcher Offers Online “Meet the Artist” New Play Readings
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 26, 2021

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional Theatre in Residence at the Oakes Center in Summit, will present its annual Meet the Artist new play reading series.

Madison Lyric Stage Returns With All-Outdoor 2021 Season Photo Madison Lyric Stage Returns With All-Outdoor 2021 Season
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2021

Madison Lyric Stage, a professional theater company serving the Connecticut shoreline, announced that its 2021 mainstage season will be presented entirely outdoors.

American Lyric Theater Presents FROM ERASED TO SELF-EMPOWERED: CELEBRATING BIPOC OPER Photo American Lyric Theater Presents FROM ERASED TO SELF-EMPOWERED: CELEBRATING BIPOC OPERA COMPOSERS AND LIBRETTISTS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 1, 2021

From April 6-10, American Lyric Theater (ALT) presents FROM ERASED TO SELF-EMPOWERED: CELEBRATING BIPOC OPERA COMPOSERS AND LIBRETTISTS, a three-part online seminar and roundtable, culminating in a free virtual concert performance April 10th at 7:30 pm et. The program is open to composers, librettists, educators and the general public. Advance registration is required.

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