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Lowbrow Opera Presents DIARY OF A MADMAN Photo Lowbrow Opera Presents DIARY OF A MADMAN
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 2, 2021

In St. Petersburg, Russia in 1835, a low-ranking Russian official--Aksentiy Ivanovich Poprischin, the 'Madman'--into the insanity and despair, which Nikolai Gogol hauntingly depicted in diary format almost two centuries ago.

DanceHouse to Return to the Stage with 2021/22 Season Photo DanceHouse to Return to the Stage with 2021/22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2021

DanceHouse has unveiled its exhilarating 2021/22 season, bringing live performance back to the Vancouver Playhouse and SFU Goldcorp Centre stages from October 2021 through May 2022. 

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, June 15- with Joshua Henry, Robin DeJesus and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, June 15- with Joshua Henry, Robin DeJesus and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 15, 2020

Today (June 15) in live streaming: The Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival, Joshua Henry and Robin DeJesus visit Stars in the House, and so much more!

Red Bull Theater Continues Free Livestream Readings With THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR Sta Photo Red Bull Theater Continues Free Livestream Readings With THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR Starring Michael Urie & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2020

Red Bull Theater today announced the next event of its special FREE programming to provide an opportunity for its community of artists and theater lovers to gather in the virtual space during this unprecedented time of COVID-19: Jeffrey Hatcher's The Government Inspector.

THE CHERRY ORCHARD Comes to Town Hall Theatre Photo THE CHERRY ORCHARD Comes to Town Hall Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Feb 5, 2020

EgoPo Classic Theater Presents its Upcoming Season, SHEPARD COUNTRY Photo EgoPo Classic Theater Presents its Upcoming Season, SHEPARD COUNTRY
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2019

EgoPo Classic Theater will carry on its tradition of producing annual themed festival seasons with the 2019-2020 Festival Season, Shepard Country, celebrating the ground-breaking works of the late, great American playwright Sam Shepard. This year, EgoPo returns to America, but through the lens of Shepard, a playwright dedicated to stripping the mask off the myth of the American family to reveal its true depth, rawness, and often painful reality.

Sadler's Wells Announces The Spring 2020 Season Photo Sadler's Wells Announces The Spring 2020 Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2019

Tickets are on sale from Monday 14 October 2019 for Sadler's Wells' Spring 2020 season, which features three world premieres, seven UK premieres, and 12 Sadler's Wells Productions and co-productions, as well as a host of new creative partnerships involving artists from all over the world.

Sadler's Wells Announces Spring 2020 Season Photo Sadler's Wells Announces Spring 2020 Season
by Marianka Swain - Sep 19, 2019

Tickets are on sale from Monday 14 October 2019 for Sadler's Wells' Spring 2020 season, which features three world premieres, seven UK premieres, and 12 Sadler's Wells Productions and co-productions, as well as a host of new creative partnerships involving artists from all over the world.

New Plays & Musicals Unveiled At TheatreWorks's NEW WORKS FESTIVAL Photo New Plays & Musicals Unveiled At TheatreWorks's NEW WORKS FESTIVAL
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2019

Lovers of new theatre will gather this August for an advance look at tomorrow's hits at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 2019 New Works Festival at Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Theatre. This unique festival offers audiences an extraordinary opportunity to experience new plays and musicals in their early stages of development, and hear about the creative process in a "Meet the Artists" panel discussion. With multiple performances of each work, playwrights and composers are able to revise and refine their shows during the festival, allowing audiences to view the exciting evolution of brand new pieces of theatre. The popular festival runs August 9 - 18, 2019 at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto. Festival passes ($65 general$49 season subscribers) and single event tickets ($20) can be purchased online at theatreworks.org or by calling (650) 463-1960.

Violinist Gil Shaham Performs Czech Music With The HK Phil Photo Violinist Gil Shaham Performs Czech Music With The HK Phil
by Stephi Wild - Jun 19, 2019

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) will present one of the foremost violinists of our time, Gil Shaham, in a concert of thrilling and melodic Czech music. Under the baton of Principal Guest Conductor Yu Long, this concert will showcase Shaham's flawless technique and on-stage warmth in a Czech musical journey featuring works by Dvo k and Jan ek. The concert will take place at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall on 21 & 22 June.

TIFT Closes Its Season With TALES OF AN URBAN INDIAN Photo TIFT Closes Its Season With TALES OF AN URBAN INDIAN
by Stephi Wild - May 15, 2019

Talk Is Free Theatre (TIFT) closes the defining 17th season this week, with the Australian tour of Tales of an Urban Indian by Darrell Dennis. The production, staged on a moving city bus, recently celebrated its 500th performance in Brisbane and drew rave reviews from the critics.

Hans Fallada's ALONE IN BERLIN To Receive UK Stage Premiere At Royal & Derngate Photo Hans Fallada's ALONE IN BERLIN To Receive UK Stage Premiere At Royal & Derngate
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2019

Royal & Derngate Northampton and York Theatre Royal, in association with Oxford Playhouse, today announced that they will be staging the world premiere of Alone in Berlin, adapted for the stage by Alistair Beaton from Hans Fallada's acclaimed novel. Directed by Royal & Derngate's Artistic Director James Dacre, the production will open in Northampton in February before transferring to York and Oxford.

Talk Is Free Theatre Announces Casting For Latest Production Photo Talk Is Free Theatre Announces Casting For Latest Production
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 5, 2019

Talk Is Free Theatre (TIFT) continues to push boundaries and explore neglected classics with a re-imagining of Nikolai Gogol's The Gamblers as an homage to the classic film The Sting.

Sergei Tokarev: Lucky Labs Book About Mathematics Has Become the Best Children's Educ Photo Sergei Tokarev: Lucky Labs Book About Mathematics Has Become the Best Children's Educational Book of the Year in Ukraine
by Robert Diamond - Feb 25, 2019

Crystal Pite & Jonathon Young Return With World Premiere Of Kidd Pivot's REVISOR Photo Crystal Pite & Jonathon Young Return With World Premiere Of Kidd Pivot's REVISOR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

DanceHouse will present the world premiere of Kidd Pivot's Revisor, February 20-23, 2019 at 8pm at the Vancouver Playhouse (now sold out). In their third collaboration, Kidd Pivot Artistic Director Crystal Pite and Electric Company Theatre Co-Founder Jonathon Young join forces to create a wildly innovative dance/theatre hybrid, mixing classic farce and the forces of radical change to craft a fizzing concoction that confounds expectations and inverts the official order. The bold physicality of Pite's choreography for eight dancers embodies the eviscerating wit of Young's script, recorded by some of Canada's finest actors.

Xameleon Theatre Presents DIARIES OF MADMEN Photo Xameleon Theatre Presents DIARIES OF MADMEN
by Julie Musbach - Jan 25, 2019

Diaries of Madmen is a new production based on Nikolai Gogol's novel Diary of a Madman and Russian musician's Piotr Ilyitch Tchaikovsky's personal diaries. Famous farcical short story by one of the greatest Russian writers Nikolai Gogol, is a funny and brutal exploration of a civil servant's Poprishchin struggle to keep a grip on reality.

Crystal Pite & Jonathon Young Return With World Premiere Of Kidd Pivot's REVISOR Photo Crystal Pite & Jonathon Young Return With World Premiere Of Kidd Pivot's REVISOR
by Stephi Wild - Jan 23, 2019

DanceHouse will present the world premiere of Kidd Pivot's Revisor, February 20-23, 2019 at 8pm at the Vancouver Playhouse (now sold out). In their third collaboration, Kidd Pivot Artistic Director Crystal Pite and Electric Company Theatre Co-Founder Jonathon Young join forces to create a wildly innovative dance/theatre hybrid, mixing classic farce and the forces of radical change to craft a fizzing concoction that confounds expectations and inverts the official order. The bold physicality of Pite's choreography for eight dancers embodies the eviscerating wit of Young's script, recorded by some of Canada's finest actors.

Rialto Theatre Announces its February Program Photo Rialto Theatre Announces its February Program
by Stephi Wild - Jan 15, 2019

Rialto has announced its schedule of February events.

A Dead Whale Productions To Premiere BOUFF'HONESTLY THOUGH Photo A Dead Whale Productions To Premiere BOUFF'HONESTLY THOUGH
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2018

A Dead Whale Productions finishes its Season of Mischief with Bouff'honestly Though: A live bouffon talk show starring Slather & Gibbs, directed by Dane Eissler. Performances begin November 29, 2018 and will run through December 8, 2018. All performances of Bouff'honestly Though! will be held at Nox Arca Theatre, 4001 N. Ravenswood Ave #405.

A Dead Whale Productions To Premiere BOUFF'HONESTLY THOUGH Photo A Dead Whale Productions To Premiere BOUFF'HONESTLY THOUGH
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

A Dead Whale Productions finishes its Season of Mischief with Bouff'honestly Though: A live bouffon talk show starring Slather & Gibbs, directed by Dane Eissler. Performances begin November 29, 2018 and will run through December 8, 2018. All performances of Bouff'honestly Though! will be held at Nox Arca Theatre, 4001 N. Ravenswood Ave #405.

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