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Photo: Tickets Are Now on Sale For TROUBLE IN MIND Starring LaChanze; Check Out the A Photo Photo: Tickets Are Now on Sale For TROUBLE IN MIND Starring LaChanze; Check Out the All New Poster!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2021

Roundabout's production of Trouble in Mind comes to Broadway following two recent development readings with director Charles Randolph-Wright. Roundabout audiences will know the work of playwright Alice Childress from the recent online reading of her play, Wine in the Wilderness, as part of Roundabout's multi-year The Refocus Project.

Comedian Leanne Morgan Comes to UIS Performing Arts Center, November 13 Photo Comedian Leanne Morgan Comes to UIS Performing Arts Center, November 13
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 19, 2021

University of Illinois Springfield & Outback Presents announces Leanne Morgan: Big Panty Tour, on Saturday, November 13.

Jeff Foxworthy and Leanne Morgan Team Up for Night of Comedy at Bon Secours Wellness  Photo Jeff Foxworthy and Leanne Morgan Team Up for Night of Comedy at Bon Secours Wellness Arena
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2021

Comedy icon Jeff Foxworthy and Southern charmer Leanne Morgan are joining forces and hitting the road for TWO special nights of laughter in Corbin, KY and Greenville, SC.

Post Animal Shares New Song & Video 'How Do You Feel' Photo Post Animal Shares New Song & Video 'How Do You Feel'
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 6, 2020

Chicago's¬†Post Animal¬†will release their remarkable sophomore album¬†Forward Motion Godyssey¬†next week on¬†Polyvinyl, and today they share one more single before it drops. Showcasing the band's ability to craft an epic slowburner that seamlessly blends synth-pop with their psych-inspired prog sound, the expansive¬†‚ÄúHow Do You Feel‚Ä̬†is out now alongside a¬†Pooneh Ghana-directed music video. The band says the track ‚Äúexplores the confusion and eventual acceptance of complicated emotions,' and it follows the previously released¬†‚ÄúSafe Or Not‚ÄĚ,¬†‚ÄúSchedule,‚Ä̬†and ‚ÄúFitness,‚ÄĚ which have already received support from the likes of¬†The FADER, NPR Music,¬†Billboard, and many more. Ghana says the video ‚Äúpresents a story of having a dream, and the ups and downs of chasing it, but never giving up on it. It touches on the ideas of sheer ambition, self reflection, nostalgia, growing older, and how one may decide to approach their life in result of all this. It's an epic internal journey‚ÄĒa godyssey, even!‚ÄĒfor our main character, who wouldn't and couldn't do anything else with her life, even if it is a struggle, at times.‚Ä̬†¬†

Sebastian Arcelus, Jenny Bacon, Julia Coffey And Lynette Freeman Headline Preview Rea Photo Sebastian Arcelus, Jenny Bacon, Julia Coffey And Lynette Freeman Headline Preview Reading Of NOVEL: An Audio Drama Series
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2019

Midtown Direct and Triple Birch Media present an exclusive preview reading of NOVEL: An Audio Drama Series, created by Aimee Parrott and William Bienes.

Post Animal Share Single 'Safe or Not' Photo Post Animal Share Single 'Safe or Not'
by Abigail Charpentier - Oct 30, 2019

Chicago pop-prog band¬†Post Animal¬†released their critically acclaimed self-written, performed and produced debut album¬†When I Think Of You In A Castle¬†last year via Polyvinyl, and today they share a new song before kicking off a North American tour with¬†Twin Peaks. The band's first new song since 2018,¬†‚ÄúSafe or Not‚Ä̬†takes the band's signature kaleidoscopic, guitar-heavy sound in a radiant, dance-ready direction and hints at more surprising sonic exploration to come.¬†

Photo Flash: Matt Williams' FEAR Opens This Week At The Lucille Lortel Theatre Photo Photo Flash: Matt Williams' FEAR Opens This Week At The Lucille Lortel Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 22, 2019

Matt Williams' play FEAR, directed by Tea Alagińá, will celebrate its opening night on Thursday, October 24¬† at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street).

LIVE AT THE LORTEL Podcast to Welcome Theresa Rebeck, Rebecca Taichman, and More Photo LIVE AT THE LORTEL Podcast to Welcome Theresa Rebeck, Rebecca Taichman, and More
by Julie Musbach - Oct 15, 2019

The Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation has announced the next group of guests confirmed for their popular a?oeLive at the Lortela?? podcast focused on Off-Broadway.

Enrico Colantoni, Obi Abili, and Alexander Garfin Will Star In The World Premiere Of  Photo Enrico Colantoni, Obi Abili, and Alexander Garfin Will Star In The World Premiere Of FEAR at The Lortel
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2019

Matt Williams' play FEAR will receive its World Premiere beginning Tuesday, October 15 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street), directed by Tea Alagińá. A limited run, FEAR will celebrate its opening night on Thursday, October 24 and run through December 8, 2019. Tickets are $65- $89 and can be purchased by visiting FearthePlay.com or by calling (866) 811-4111.

Veronica Mar's Enrico Colantoni, Obi Abili, And Alexander Garfin To Star In The World Photo Veronica Mar's Enrico Colantoni, Obi Abili, And Alexander Garfin To Star In The World Premiere Of FEAR
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 12, 2019

Matt Williams' play FEAR will receive its World Premiere beginning Tuesday, October 15 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street), directed by Tea Alagińá. A limited run, FEAR will celebrate its opening night on Thursday, October 24 and run through December 8, 2019.¬† Tickets are $65- $89 and can be purchased by visiting FearthePlay.com or by calling (866) 811-4111.¬†

Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation Announces LIVE AT THE LORTEL Podcast Guests Photo Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation Announces LIVE AT THE LORTEL Podcast Guests
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 26, 2019

The Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation has announced the next group of guests confirmed for a?oeLive at the Lortel,a?? their podcast focused on Off-Broadway and the arts. Each taping lasts about 60 minutes a?" with 45 minutes of moderated conversation with host Eric Ostrow and 15 minutes for audience questions. As always, tickets are free to the public and can be reserved by visiting www.liveatthelortel.com.

New York Stage & Film Announces Mentors And Artists For 2019/20 Filmmakers' Workshop Photo New York Stage & Film Announces Mentors And Artists For 2019/20 Filmmakers' Workshop
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 9, 2019

New York Stage and Film has announced the mentors and artists for its 201920 Filmmakers' Workshop. Mentors include Luis Castro (The Pop Culture Collaborative), writerproducer Bash Doran ("Traitors," "Boardwalk Empire"),  Jessica Goldberg ("The Path", "Parenthood"), William Goldberg (Abominable, Infinitely Polar Bear),  Rajiv Joseph (Draft Day, "Nurse Jackie"), Toni Kalem (A Slipping Down Life), Max Mayer (Adam, As Cool As I Am), Shelby Stone ("The Chi", Bessie), and Amy Robinson (After Hours, Julie & Julia).

Young Astronauts Nationwide Get Set For An Out-Of-This-World Summer With READY JET GO Photo Young Astronauts Nationwide Get Set For An Out-Of-This-World Summer With READY JET GO
by Tori Hartshorn - Jun 21, 2019

A kid's place is exploring space!¬†Kids and families coast-to-coast will be inspired to take ‚Äúone giant leap‚ÄĚ into the 50th¬†Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing celebration this summer with¬†Ready Jet Go!¬†and a ‚Äúuniverse‚ÄĚ of space-themed fun! From a new hour-long special,¬†‚ÄúReady Jet Go!: One Small Step,‚ÄĚ airing throughout June and July on¬†PBS KIDS¬†(check local listings), to an IMAX screening at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum, from out-of-this world events on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. to¬†Ready Jet Go!¬†space camps in cities nationwide this summer, young fans will be set to put on their spacesuits for the historic milestone!

City Agencies, WGA East Announce Fellows for Second 'Made in NY Writers Room' Photo City Agencies, WGA East Announce Fellows for Second 'Made in NY Writers Room'
by Tori Hartshorn - Jun 12, 2019

The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE), along with the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) and the New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) announced today the second cohort of the Made in NY Writers Room, a six-month television writing fellowship that provides mentorship, industry access and financial support to underrepresented writers who reside in New York City and seek to tell stories that are not often depicted on television.

Purple Corporation Drop Formidable Single 'Triptych Futuristic' Photo Purple Corporation Drop Formidable Single 'Triptych Futuristic'
by Julie Musbach - Mar 19, 2019

Chicago-based 'psychedelectric' band, Purple Corporation, have released 'Triptych Futuristic', a new track that ambitiously experiments with a musical narrative while revelling in lo-fi tones, imaginative lyrics, ambience and space. Purple Corporation never shy away from innovation and originality. This new song takes the listener on a three-part journey that jumps from modern-day deities to post-apocalyptic soundscapes to research bases on the bottom of the ocean.

Cherry Lane Theatre's ACTUALLY WE'RE F** KED Extends Through April 21 Photo Cherry Lane Theatre's ACTUALLY WE'RE F** KED Extends Through April 21
by Julie Musbach - Mar 12, 2019

Cherry Lane Theatre proudly announces that its current production of ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED, which opened on March 7 and initially set to run through April 7, will now extend its run through April 21, 2019. ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED is a new play by Matt Williams and directed by John Pasquin.

Schimmel Center At Pace University Presents BABY, DREAM YOUR DREAM Photo Schimmel Center At Pace University Presents BABY, DREAM YOUR DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2019

Schimmel Center at Pace University concludes its 2018-19 Cabaret Series with an evening of standards and musical theater selections composed by women titled Baby, Dream Your Dream: The Great Women Songwriters today, March 9, 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets start at $29 and can be purchased at SchimmelCenter.org, by phone at 212-346-1715, or by visiting the Schimmel Center Box Office at 3 Spruce Street, Manhattan. Box office hours are Tuesday-Today, Noon-5pm, and then beginning three hours prior to each performance, through intermission.

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by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Cherry Lane To Host Talk Back Panel THE INFLUENCE OF INFLUENCERS Photo Cherry Lane To Host Talk Back Panel THE INFLUENCE OF INFLUENCERS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 5, 2019

Cherry Lane Theatre will host a post-show panel: The Influence of Influencers, after the performance ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED, a new play by Matt Williams on Saturday, March 9 at 9pm. The panel will feature social media influencers Ari Freedy (@arifreedy), Lillian Isabella (@LillianIsabela), Laura Haywood (@broadwaygirlnyc), Jordan Mericle (@jordanmericlemusic), and Matisse Williams (@tisse) and at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St. in Manhattan).

Schimmel Center At Pace University Presents BABY, DREAM YOUR DREAM Photo Schimmel Center At Pace University Presents BABY, DREAM YOUR DREAM
by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2019

Schimmel Center at Pace University concludes its 2018-19 Cabaret Series with an evening of standards and musical theater selections composed by women titled Baby, Dream Your Dream: The Great Women Songwriters on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets start at $29 and can be purchased at SchimmelCenter.org, by phone at 212-346-1715, or by visiting the Schimmel Center Box Office at 3 Spruce Street, Manhattan. Box office hours are Tuesday-Saturday, Noon-5pm, and then beginning three hours prior to each performance, through intermission.

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