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Kathleen Chalfant, Obi Abili, Corey Allen & More to Star in Virtual Premeire of THE O Photo Kathleen Chalfant, Obi Abili, Corey Allen & More to Star in Virtual Premeire of THE ORESTEIA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2021

Theatre for a New Audience will present a new virtual production of The Oresteia, the New York premiere of Ellen McLaughlin’s adaptation and translation of Aeschylus’ trilogy, featuring music composed by Kamala Sankaram, directed by Andrew Watkins (TFANA, as Assistant Director: The Winter's Tale, The Skin of Our Teeth, The Father, A Doll's House).

Two River Theater Announces Summer Season; Comedian Hasan Minhaj, Joe Iconis, and Mor Photo Two River Theater Announces Summer Season; Comedian Hasan Minhaj, Joe Iconis, and More
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2021

Kicking it all off is the brand-new Plaza Players Series with Tony-Nominated writer and composer Joe Iconis (Be More Chill, Love in Hate Nation) joined by Lauren Marcus (Be More Chill, Love in Hate Nation) and other special guests.

LISTEN: Keith David, Kathleen Chalfant and Johanna Day Star in PERICLES Presented by  Photo LISTEN: Keith David, Kathleen Chalfant and Johanna Day Star in PERICLES Presented by Play On Podcasts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 4, 2021

Building upon Play On Shakespeare‚Äôs mission to enhance the understanding of Shakespeare‚Äôs plays, Play On¬†Podcasts¬†bring timeless tales directly to modern audiences. Following the success of¬†Macbeth, the series ‚Äď presented by Play On in partnership with Next Chapter¬†Podcasts¬†‚Äďcontinues today with the release of Ellen McLaughlin‚Äôs¬†Pericles.

Remote Studios And The Marsh Present Reading Of Caridad Svich's  THE BOOK OF MAGDALE Photo Remote Studios And The Marsh Present Reading Of Caridad Svich's  THE BOOK OF MAGDALENE
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 25, 2021

The Marsh partners with Remote Studios will present a reading of Caridad Svich's new drama, The Book of Magdalene, as part of a newly launched month web show of readings on its digital platform, MarshStream.

Steven Mackey's MOON TEA Opera Launches In St. Louis Photo Steven Mackey's MOON TEA Opera Launches In St. Louis
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 28, 2021

GRAMMY-winning composer Steven Mackey and Obie Award-winning librettist Rinde Eckert present the new opera Moon Tea at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis.

ODC Theater Announces The 9th Annual Theater Festival, June 3 - 12 Photo ODC Theater Announces The 9th Annual Theater Festival, June 3 - 12
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 15, 2021

ODC Theater has announced the complete program for the ninth annual ODC Theater Festival, formerly the Walking Distance Dance Festival, June 3 - 12.

 New Virtual Repertory Company To Help Reimagine Theatre For The Post-pandemic World Photo New Virtual Repertory Company To Help Reimagine Theatre For The Post-pandemic World
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2021

Remote Theater, a pioneering new theater company born in the pandemic, has announced a repertory of accomplished theater artists (the Remote Rep) to help reimagine theater for its post-pandemic transformation.

ODC/Dance Launches THE VELVETEEN RABBIT On-Demand Photo ODC/Dance Launches THE VELVETEEN RABBIT On-Demand
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 24, 2020

ODC/Dance has announced The Velveteen Rabbit, KT Nelson's dance theater interpretation of Margery Williams' beloved children's book, will be offered as a virtual, on-demand experience, this season. The Velveteen Rabbit will be on view for a limited time only, from December 10-31, 2020.

Remote Theater to Present A Reading of MANATEE ON MARS Photo Remote Theater to Present A Reading of MANATEE ON MARS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 17, 2020

On the anniversary of the Americans With  Disabilities Act (ADA), two theater organizations join forces on Saturday September 26 ( 2PM Pacific, 5PM Eastern)  to virtually present award-winning playwright Tanya Shaffer's MANATEE ON MARS, a dramedy about the struggles that children on the spectrum and their families face in the American school system. 

San Diego Opera Announces LA BOHEME, THE BARBER OF SEVILLE and More in 2020-2021 Seas Photo San Diego Opera Announces LA BOHEME, THE BARBER OF SEVILLE and More in 2020-2021 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2020

San Diego Opera has announced its 2020-2021 season, after the premature ending of the Company's previous season this winter in response to the global coronavirus pandemic.

ODC Cancels WALKING DISTANCE Dance Festival Scheduled For June Photo ODC Cancels WALKING DISTANCE Dance Festival Scheduled For June
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 10, 2020

 ODC Theater has announced the cancellation of the Walking Distance Dance Festival which was scheduled to take place June 4 a?" 14. The annual event, now in its ninth year, has become a staple of the Bay Area's summer season, presenting a rich ecology of contemporary dance and performance artists.

San Diego Opera's Season Will Continue Next Month With the West Coast Premiere of AGI Photo San Diego Opera's Season Will Continue Next Month With the West Coast Premiere of AGING MAGICIAN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2020

San Diego Opera's 2019-2020 season continues with Aging Magician a hybrid opera/theatre piece that combines singing, choral work, puppetry, and performance art to create an incredibly unique event for the West Coast premiere of this haunting and beautiful work. Produced by Beth Morrison Projects, one of the most influential and innovative taste makers on the forefront of the 'indie opera' movement, Aging Magician opens on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 7:30 PM at the Balboa Theatre. Additional performances are Saturday March 14 at 2 PM and at 7:30 PM, 2020.

Beth Morrison Projects and Brooklyn Youth Chorus Make San Diego Opera Debut in AGING  Photo Beth Morrison Projects and Brooklyn Youth Chorus Make San Diego Opera Debut in AGING MAGICIAN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 15, 2020

San Diego Opera's 2019-2020 season continues with Aging Magician a hybrid opera/theatre piece that combines singing, choral work, puppetry, and performance art to create an incredibly unique event for the West Coast premiere of this haunting and beautiful work. Produced by Beth Morrison Projects, one of the most influential and innovative taste makers on the forefront of the 'indie opera' movement, Aging Magician opens on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 7:30 PM at the Balboa Theatre. Additional performances are Saturday March 14 at 2 PM and at 7:30 PM, 2020.

Beth Morrison Projects' AGING MAGICIAN Continues San Diego Opera's Detour Series Photo Beth Morrison Projects' AGING MAGICIAN Continues San Diego Opera's Detour Series
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 17, 2019

San Diego Opera's 2019-2020 season continues with Aging Magician a hybrid opera/theatre piece that combines singing, choral work, puppetry, and performance art to create an incredibly unique event for the West Coast premiere of this haunting and beautiful work. Produced by Beth Morrison Projects, one of the most influential and innovative taste makers on the forefront of the a?oeindie operaa?? movement, Aging Magician opens on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 7:30 PM at the Balboa Theatre. 

MasterVoices to Perform New York Premiere of  Jeremy Schonfeld's Rock-Opera IRON & CO Photo MasterVoices to Perform New York Premiere of Jeremy Schonfeld's Rock-Opera IRON & COAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2019

MasterVoices, led by Artistic Director Ted Sperling, continues its 2019-20 season on January 10 and 11 at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College of Criminal Justice with the New York premiere of Iron & Coal, Jeremy Schonfeld's multimedia rock-opera about his family's experience in the Holocaust and its aftermath. Along with MasterVoices, joining Schonfeld onstage will be distinguished theater artist Rinde Eckert, tenor Daniel Rowan, the Brooklyn Youth Chorus, and the New York-based contemporary music ensemble, Contemporaneous.

ODC Theater Announces Its 2020 Season Photo ODC Theater Announces Its 2020 Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 13, 2019

ODC Theater, part of the most active center for contemporary dance on the West Coast, has announced the program for its 2020 Season, including the kick-off to ODC's 50th anniversary celebrations. Among the season's highlights are premieres by Larry Arrington, Deborah Slater Dance Theater, Funsch Dance, Garrett + Moulton Productions, Geoff and Dan Hoyle, inkBoat with Ann Carlson, Kinetech Arts, The Living Earth Show, Robert Moses' Kin, RAWdance, Amy Seiwert's Imagery, SFDanceworks and Bobbi Jene Smith.

MasterVoices Announces 2019-20 Season Photo MasterVoices Announces 2019-20 Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 19, 2019

Ted Sperling, Artistic Director of MasterVoices, announced details of the acclaimed ensemble's 78th season, celebrating the joy of choral singing and the power of the human voice to unite, inspire and connect since 1941. Highlights include three major musical presentations at top venues, including a New York premiere, and the World Premiere of a new work, commissioned by the Company. Throughout the season there will be collaborations with leading singers, artists, ensembles and organizations, some who are familiar with and others who are new to the Company.

American Composers Forum Partners With Roomful Of Teeth In World Premieres At MASS Mo Photo American Composers Forum Partners With Roomful Of Teeth In World Premieres At MASS MoCA
by Julie Musbach - Jul 11, 2019

On Friday, August 23, 2019 at 8pm, the American Composers Forum partners with GRAMMY-winning vocal project Roomful of Teeth in world premieres by Mingjia Chen, Mary Kouyoumdjian, and Peter S. Shin atMASS MoCA.

Prototype: Opera I Theatre I Now Announces Eighth Annual Festival Photo Prototype: Opera I Theatre I Now Announces Eighth Annual Festival
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 10, 2019

With its eighth innovative season in 2020, PROTOTYPE: Opera | Theatre | Now continues its rigorous exploration of the work, producing and presenting an abundance of provocative shows in the interstitial realms between music, operatic tradition, and theatre. This season, Beth Morrison Projects and HERE's meteoric annual festival lands on stages across New York from January 9-18, presenting 6 works by 23 composers and librettists along with hundreds of collaborators - productions ranging from black-box chamber opera to multi-media rock concerts. 

Photo Flash: Inside The 2019 Herb Alpert Awards Photo Photo Flash: Inside The 2019 Herb Alpert Awards
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 15, 2019

The Herb Alpert Foundation and California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) has awarded the 25th Annual Herb Alpert Award in the Arts to five exceptional mid-career artists at a celebration hosted by the Herb Alpert Foundation in New York City on Monday, May 13.

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