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Robert Burns Headshot
Date Of Birth:
January 25, 1759
Date Of Death:
July 21, 1796 (37)
Birth Place:
Alloway, SCOTLAND
 
Robert Burns Headshot
Date of Birth: January 25, 1759
Date of Death: July 21, 1796 (37)

Birth Place: Alloway, SCOTLAND
THE STRANGE UNDOING Opening This Week For Christmas At Royal Exchange Photo THE STRANGE UNDOING Opening This Week For Christmas At Royal Exchange
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 29, 2021

Christmas at The Exchange brings a¬†fairytale‚Ķ.of sorts, a¬†Royal Exchange Theatre production The Strange Undoing Of Prudencia Hart, written by David Greig and directed by¬†Debbie Hannan, 4 December ‚Äď 15 January 2022.

Parks Foundation To Plant "LA Park Forest" At Hollenbeck Park As Part Of City-Wide E Photo Parks Foundation To Plant "LA Park Forest" At Hollenbeck Park As Part Of City-Wide Environmental Initiative
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2021

With the generous funding and support of The Sikand Foundation, the Los Angeles Parks Foundation (www.laparksfoundation.org) and Council Member Kevin de León will be planting twenty 24-inch box trees at LA's Hollenbeck Park - 415 S St Louis St, Los Angeles - in the Boyle Heights district on Thursday, September 30th from 10.30am to noon.

A GOOD DAY A New Musical About Alzheimer's Highlighted in Concert Performance Photo A GOOD DAY A New Musical About Alzheimer's Highlighted in Concert Performance
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 3, 2021

On a beautiful summer afternoon, Saturday July 24, there was an outdoor musical theatre concert, 'A Good Day - Songs from Musicals by Eric B. Sirota' at Ellsworth Park in Union City, New Jersey.

Photos: Inside A GOOD DAY IN UNION CITY ‚Ä" A Concert Of Musical Theatre Songs By Eri Photo Photos: Inside A GOOD DAY IN UNION CITY ‚Ä" A Concert Of Musical Theatre Songs By Eric B. Sirota
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2021

The concert featured songs from Sirota’s newest musical, A Good Day as well as songs from Sirota’s Off-Broadway hit Frankenstein, Your Name On My Lips and Go, My Child.

A GOOD DAY Musical Theatre Concert Will be Performed at the Historic Park Theatre Photo A GOOD DAY Musical Theatre Concert Will be Performed at the Historic Park Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021

The concert will feature songs from Eric Sirota's newest musical, A Good Day. The program will also include songs from Sirota's Off-Broadway hit Frankenstein, Your Name On My Lips and Go, My Child. This event is produced by John Lant and Tamra Pica in association with Write Act Repertory.

Cast Announced For Free Outdoor Musical Theatre Concert In Ellsworth Park This Month Photo Cast Announced For Free Outdoor Musical Theatre Concert In Ellsworth Park This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jul 17, 2021

The concert will feature songs from Sirota's newest musical, A Good Day.  The program will also include songs from Sirota's Off-Broadway hit Frankenstein, Your Name On My Lips and Go, My Child.

Cast Announced For A GOOD DAY - A Concert Of Musical Theatre Songs By Eric B. Sirota  Photo Cast Announced For A GOOD DAY - A Concert Of Musical Theatre Songs By Eric B. Sirota in Ellsworth Park
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2021

The concert will feature songs from Sirota's newest musical, A Good Day. The program will also include songs from Sirota's Off-Broadway hit Frankenstein, Your Name On My Lips and Go, My Child.

'In The Footsteps Of Chopin' Virtual Discussion to Take Place With Dr. Alan Walker An Photo 'In The Footsteps Of Chopin' Virtual Discussion to Take Place With Dr. Alan Walker And Daniel Vnukowski
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 4, 2021

Artistic Director of Collingwood Summer Music Festival Daniel Vnukowski will host Summer Solstice Series this month. The four-part presentation will include Celebrating Robert Burns with R.H. Thomson and Mr. Vnukowski (June 16, 7 p.m. EDT) and more.

Eddi Reader Celebrates 40 Years on Stage With New Tour Photo Eddi Reader Celebrates 40 Years on Stage With New Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 30, 2021

One of Scotland's greatest living female voices Eddi Reader will be celebrating ¬†her 40th year on stage with a ‚Äė40 Years Live‚Äô concert, which tours to the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill on Tuesday 5 October 2021. Support comes from prestigious Scottish folk artist Findlay Napier.

Caitríona O'Leary Presents UNACCOMPANIED 35 A Special Acapella Concert Live From D Photo Caitríona O'Leary Presents UNACCOMPANIED 35 A Special Acapella Concert Live From Dublin
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 28, 2021

On Saturday January 30th, Heresy Records' recording artist, Caitríona O'Leary, will perform the 35th installment of Unaccompanied her weekly series of micro-concerts live-streamed on Facebook every Saturday at 2:30 PM Dublin time (GMT+1:00). 

Statues Restored As Part Of Citizens Theatre Redevelopment Photo Statues Restored As Part Of Citizens Theatre Redevelopment
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2021

The famous statues that have welcomed audiences to the Citizens Theatre for decades have been restored by Scottish sculptor David J Mitchell and were dramatically returned to site as work redeveloping the iconic building in the Gorbals continues.

Sir James MacMillan Launches New Centre Of Excellence In The Learning and Teaching Of Photo Sir James MacMillan Launches New Centre Of Excellence In The Learning and Teaching Of Composition
by Stephi Wild - Jan 18, 2021

Sir James MacMillan today launches a major initiative aimed at putting Scotland centre stage in the world of composition. As a composer with global acclaim, Cumnock will become a centre of excellence in the learning and teaching of composition, not limited to Scotland but for teachers and composers across the world.

Cry Cry Cry's 'Live @ The Freight' Proceeds To Live Music Society Photo Cry Cry Cry's 'Live @ The Freight' Proceeds To Live Music Society
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 5, 2021

Celebrated singer-songwriters Lucy Kaplansky, Richard Shindell, and Dar Williams, who together make up the acclaimed folk-pop collaboration Cry Cry Cry, have announced the digital release of Live @ the Freight, available now (here), recorded at the last show of their sold-out, 20-year reunion tour in 2018. The band's first full-length release in decades includes selections from their eponymous debut, favorites by each of the individual songsmiths, and some choice new-to-the-band tunes. The group made its mark uncovering hidden gems, bringing attention to fellow songwriters, and continued that process with these new arrangements of songs composed since 2000.

RDT Presents Virtual Choreographic Showcase Featuring Work By The RDT Dancers & Staff Photo RDT Presents Virtual Choreographic Showcase Featuring Work By The RDT Dancers & Staff
by Stephi Wild - Jan 5, 2021

Returning for the fifth season, Repertory Dance Theatre presents an evening of choreography by the RDT dancers and Artistic Staff that audiences can enjoy from their homes. EMERGE, an on-demand, virtual performance beginning January 16, features all-new work. 

BWW Roundup: Broadway Rings in 2021 with 'Auld Lang Syne' Photo BWW Roundup: Broadway Rings in 2021 with 'Auld Lang Syne'
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 1, 2021

What better way to celebrate the close of 2020 than with the most popular song of New Year's Eve? 'Auld Lang Syne' has long been considered the official tune of the holiday, but do you know why? Let's break it down...

Janey Godley Dishes Up A Digital Big Burns Supper For 2021 Photo Janey Godley Dishes Up A Digital Big Burns Supper For 2021
by Stephi Wild - Dec 16, 2020

Scotland's largest contemporary Burns celebration joins forces with Scotland's much loved comic hero of 2020, Janey Godley as Big Burns Supper goes digital for 2021.

Cry Cry Cry Release Long-Awaited Live Album To Benefit Small Music Venues Photo Cry Cry Cry Release Long-Awaited Live Album To Benefit Small Music Venues
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 30, 2020

Acclaimed singer-songwriters Lucy Kaplansky, Richard Shindell, and Dar Williams, who together make up the celebrated folk-pop collaboration Cry Cry Cry, are thrilled to announce the digital release of Live @ the Freight.

Scottish National Jazz Orchestra Presents Livestreamed Concert 'SNJO 25 Jazz: Past, P Photo Scottish National Jazz Orchestra Presents Livestreamed Concert 'SNJO 25 Jazz: Past, Present, Future'
by Stephi Wild - Nov 28, 2020

Scottish National Jazz Orchestra will present a special livestreamed concert in honor of its 25th anniversary, titled SNJO 25 Jazz: Past, Present, Future.

The British Museum and Marsh Christian Trust Announce Winners of 2019 Volunteer Award Photo The British Museum and Marsh Christian Trust Announce Winners of 2019 Volunteer Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 4, 2020

The British Museum and the Marsh Christian Trust have announced the winners of 2019 volunteer awards celebrating the work and achievements of museum volunteers across the UK.

California's Peninsula Ballet Theatre Streams Six World Premiere Ballets for World Ba Photo California's Peninsula Ballet Theatre Streams Six World Premiere Ballets for World Ballet Day Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 29, 2020

In celebration of the 6th annual World Ballet Day, Peninsula Ballet Theatre today announced the launch of The Chrysalis Project and the premiere of six new ballets featuring principal dancers Léna Alvino, Aline Carili and Robert Burns Lowman.

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