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LA Opera'S OEDIPUS REX Begins Streaming Today Photo LA Opera'S OEDIPUS REX Begins Streaming Today
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 17, 2021

Beginning today at 5pm PT, LA Opera presents a new streaming presentation of Igor Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex, conducted by James Conlon, the company's Richard Seaver Music Director, and starring tenor Russell Thomas, the company's Artist in Residence, in the title role.

The 14th Annual Barbour Playwrights Award Returns in June Photo The 14th Annual Barbour Playwrights Award Returns in June
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2021

The Episcopal Actors' Guild has announced that the Barbour Playwrights Award is back! This festival celebrating new work for the theatre will return in June 2021 and feature virtual readings of three new plays nominated by this year's partnering company, Leviathan Lab.

Everyman Theatre Receives $25,000 Grant From the National Endowment for the Arts Photo Everyman Theatre Receives $25,000 Grant From the National Endowment for the Arts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2021

Everyman Theatre has been approved for a $25,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support CRYING ON TELEVISION, a new play by Baltimore playwright R. Eric Thomas. This project will provide for the development of Crying on Television from workshopping, to part of its 2020/21 Summer 6-Pack reading series, to a mainstage production.

LA Opera Revives After Hours Recital Series With BLACK LOVE Photo LA Opera Revives After Hours Recital Series With BLACK LOVE
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 5, 2021

LA Opera will present the first episode of its newly revived After Hours recital series with a program entitled 'Black Love' on Saturday, February 13, at 5pm (PST).

LA Opera Welcomes Tenor Russell Thomas as Artist in Residence Photo LA Opera Welcomes Tenor Russell Thomas as Artist in Residence
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2021

As LA Opera anticipates resuming public performances this fall, the company is continuing to look to its artistic future, welcoming the newest member of its leadership team: opera star Russell Thomas, one of today's most prominent tenors, is joining the company as Artist in Residence.

BWW Interview: Marty Thomas of THE AWARD WINNING HOLIDAY ALBUM Photo BWW Interview: Marty Thomas of THE AWARD WINNING HOLIDAY ALBUM
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 15, 2020

Show business powerhouse and Jack of All Trades Marty Thomas will end up with his own studio soon, if he isn't careful. Whether it is a recording studio or movie studio, well, we will have to wait and see.

Bonnie Montgomery & Zachary James Release 'Song Beyond Words, A Vocalise' Photo Bonnie Montgomery & Zachary James Release 'Song Beyond Words, A Vocalise'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 7, 2020

Award-winning singer/songwriter Bonnie Montgomery is widely lauded as enthusiastically for her polished parlor songs as she is for her lawless country barnburners.

Fort Worth Opera Unveils Expanded Fall Virtual Season and Announces the 2020-2021 Les Photo Fort Worth Opera Unveils Expanded Fall Virtual Season and Announces the 2020-2021 Lesley Resident Artists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 3, 2020

Fort Worth Opera has announced further details of the reimagined fall virtual season under the company's new online initiative FWO Green Room.

BWW CD Review: Marty Thomas SLOW DANCING WITH A BOY Is The Prom Date Everyone Needs Photo BWW CD Review: Marty Thomas SLOW DANCING WITH A BOY Is The Prom Date Everyone Needs
by Stephen Mosher - May 25, 2020

Marty Thomas returns to the studio with his most personal album yet... and scores his biggest triumph to date.

BWW Review: Overstuffed and Disorganized SAFE SPACE at Single Carrot Theatre Photo BWW Review: Overstuffed and Disorganized SAFE SPACE at Single Carrot Theatre
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Feb 2, 2020

There is no question that R. Eric Thomas has serious things to say about the state of race in our country. In a Single Carrot press release, he is quoted, for instance, as saying that the play was written now to address a?oethe scourge of white supremacy,a?? and that the play is a?oeabout priorities for the future and a way out.a?? He calls his thoughts a?oecomplicated.a?? And complicated is fine, so long as the audience is given as concrete and coherent a map of the way through that complication as Thomas can fashion. But that work has not been done.

BWW Review: Marty Thomas Reclaims His Time At THE SECOND CHANCE PROM at The Green Roo Photo BWW Review: Marty Thomas Reclaims His Time At THE SECOND CHANCE PROM at The Green Room 42
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 6, 2020

The once ubiquitous NYC nightclub staple is back onstage, with a new CD, a new life, and a new attitude. Well, it's the same attitude only it's been REnewed.

Breaking: Richard Thomas Will Play Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD on Tour Photo Breaking: Richard Thomas Will Play Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD on Tour
by Nicole Rosky - May 13, 2019

To Kill A Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, will launch its coast-to-coast National Tour in August 2020 at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in the heart of the nation's capital. The tour will be on the road for over two years. According to the Hollywood Reporter, stage and screen star Richard Thomas will lead the production as Atticus Finch.

VIDEO: First Look At FIORELLO! At 42nd Street Moon Photo VIDEO: First Look At FIORELLO! At 42nd Street Moon
by Stage Tube - Mar 7, 2019

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon presents its first 2019 production, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical FIORELLO! Based on the life of New York City's legendary mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia, FIORELLO! features lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and music by Jerry Bock (SHE LOVES ME, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF) and a book by Jerome Weidman and George Abbott (THE PAJAMA GAME, DAMN YANKEES).

Photo Flash: 42nd Street Moon Presents FIORELLO! Photo Photo Flash: 42nd Street Moon Presents FIORELLO!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 1, 2019

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon presents its first 2019 production, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical FIORELLO! Based on the life of New York City's legendary mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia, FIORELLO! features lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and music by Jerry Bock (SHE LOVES ME, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF) and a book by Jerome Weidman and George Abbott (THE PAJAMA GAME, DAMN YANKEES). 42nd Street Moon's production of FIORELLO! runs from February 27 - March 17, 2019 and will perform at San Francisco's Gateway Theatre (215 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94111). The press opening will take place on Saturday, March 2 at 6:00 p.m. Tickets range from $30 - $75 and can be purchased through the Box Office at (415) 255-8207 or online at www.42ndstmoon.org.

VIDEO: In Rehearsal With FIORELLO! At 42nd Street Moon Photo VIDEO: In Rehearsal With FIORELLO! At 42nd Street Moon
by Stage Tube - Feb 15, 2019

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon presents the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical FIORELLO! Based on the life of New York City's legendary mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia, FIORELLO! features lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and music by Jerry Bock (SHE LOVES ME, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF) and a book by Jerome Weidman and George Abbott (THE PAJAMA GAME, DAMN YANKEES).

Cast Announced For 42nd Street Moon's FIORELLO Photo Cast Announced For 42nd Street Moon's FIORELLO
by Julie Musbach - Jan 14, 2019

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors) has announced the full cast and creative team for Moon's first 2019 production, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical FIORELLO!

LA VUELTA AL MUNDO EN 80 D√ćAS llega al Teatro Sanpol Photo LA VUELTA AL MUNDO EN 80 D√ćAS llega al Teatro Sanpol
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Jan 10, 2019

El proximo sabado 19 de enero llega al Teatro Sanpol el musical familiar¬†LA VUELTA AL MUNDO EL 80 D√ćAS, la nueva produccion de la compa√Īia La Bicicleta.

Julius Thomas III & Donald Webber Jr. Will Lead Third National Tour of HAMILTON Photo Julius Thomas III & Donald Webber Jr. Will Lead Third National Tour of HAMILTON
by Julie Musbach - Nov 12, 2018

Julius Thomas III and Donald Webber Jr. will lead the third national tour of HAMILTON as Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, respectively.

Pentacle's FALL FURTHER VIII Opens at At Dixon Place, 11/4 Photo Pentacle's FALL FURTHER VIII Opens at At Dixon Place, 11/4
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 18, 2018

Pentacle's seventh year of Fall Further brings you the distinct work of choreographers exemplifying the artistic voices using dance as a vehicle to comment on, represent, question, and deny the realities of our current times. From classical to modern to theatrical, these select artists in Pentacle's Administrative Support Program bring you a diverse evening of dance with a provocative flair.

Encompass New Opera Theatre Announces Cast For World Premiere Of ANNA CHRISTIE Photo Encompass New Opera Theatre Announces Cast For World Premiere Of ANNA CHRISTIE
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 27, 2018

Encompass New Opera Theatre will present the world premiere of Anna Christie with music by Edward Thomas set to a libretto by Joseph Masteroff, beginning on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 8pm, running through Sunday, October 21, 2018, at the Baruch Performing Arts Center (at 55 Lexington Avenue, entrance on 25th Street, between Lexington and Third Avenues). 

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