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The Crossing to Return To Montana For Residency July 24 ‚Ä" August 1 Photo The Crossing to Return To Montana For Residency July 24 ‚Ä" August 1
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2021

Grammy-winning new-music choir The Crossing, led by conductor Donald Nally, will return to its summer home in Montana this July for its annual residency in partnership with the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center (John Zirkle, Executive Director) in Big Sky.

BEATLES VS. ELVIS - A Musical Showdown Returns To The Duke Energy Center This July Photo BEATLES VS. ELVIS - A Musical Showdown Returns To The Duke Energy Center This July
by A.A. Cristi - May 26, 2021

Two rock n' roll legends will face off in a musical showdown on Sunday, July 11 at the Fletcher Opera Theater at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. It is Liverpool versus Memphis. It is the rock band standard versus the first wave of rock music.

The Crossing Will Perform in Socially Distanced Experience, THE FOREST Photo The Crossing Will Perform in Socially Distanced Experience, THE FOREST
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2021

In a time when choirs cannot sing and perform together in conventional ways, The Forest features the 24 singers of The Crossing, situated in the sounds and sights of the Caramoor grounds, while audience members walk, socially distanced, through the soundscape and landscape. It focuses on the symbiotic relationship between individual trees and the forest - a metaphor for the relationship between each singer and the ensemble.

THE MONTH OF MODERNS 2021 to be Presented by The Crossing and the Annenberg Center Photo THE MONTH OF MODERNS 2021 to be Presented by The Crossing and the Annenberg Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2021

The Crossing has announced the return of its annual summer festival of new music, The Month of Moderns 2021, co-presented with the Annenberg Center from June 3-19, 2021. Each of the three outdoor programs will be performed with singers and audience spatially distanced using The Crossing’s Echoes Amplification Kits.

JAGGED LITTLE PILL, SLAVE PLAY, MOULIN ROUGE! & More Nominated for 2021 Artios Awards Photo JAGGED LITTLE PILL, SLAVE PLAY, MOULIN ROUGE! & More Nominated for 2021 Artios Awards
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 14, 2021

This year's Artios Awards have honored Broadway plays and musicals like 'Jagged Little Pill,' 'Moulin Rouge!', 'The Inheritance,' 'Slave Play,' 'Tina: The Tina Turner Musical' with nominations. 

The Crossing Releases New Film THE FOREST And Announces Sixth Consecutive GRAMMY Nomi Photo The Crossing Releases New Film THE FOREST And Announces Sixth Consecutive GRAMMY Nomination
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 24, 2020

The Crossing announces the release of a new film, The Forest, shot live at the ensemble's October 2020 socially distant, sold-out performances of the same name. In a time when choirs cannot sing and perform together in conventional ways, The Forest featured the 24 singers of The Crossing performing along a trail at Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve in New Hope, Pennsylvania, situated in the sounds and sights of the woods, while audience members walked, through the soundscape and landscape. The film was created by the Philadelphia-based Four/Ten Media and Crossing in-house sound designer Paul Vazquez, using binaural (360¬ļ) audio capture and a single, continuous take in which the camera lens becomes the eye of the audience, moving leisurely through the work.

The Crossing Presents THE FOREST, Live At Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve Photo The Crossing Presents THE FOREST, Live At Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2020

On Saturday, October 3, 2020 and Sunday, October 4, 2020 from 4:30-5:30pm, GRAMMY-winning new-music choir The Crossing, led by Donald Nally, presents a unique, socially distant, live performance titled The Forest.

Toledo Symphony Announces Revised 2020-2021 Season Photo Toledo Symphony Announces Revised 2020-2021 Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 4, 2020

The Toledo Symphony Orchestra (TSO) announced today new plans for its 2020-2021 performance season, the orchestraa??s 77th season, and Alain Trudela??s third season as Music Director.

HADESTOWN, TOOTSIE & More Nominated for Casting Society of America's 2019 Artios Awar Photo HADESTOWN, TOOTSIE & More Nominated for Casting Society of America's 2019 Artios Awards
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 24, 2019

Casting Society of America (CSA) today announced the television and theatre nominees for the 35th Artios Awards, which honor the contribution of Casting Directors to film, television and theatre. The winners will be revealed on Thursday, January 30, 2020 in ceremonies in Los Angeles, New York City and London. Comedian, actor and writer Ron Funches will serve as host for the Los Angeles event.

Merola Concludes Season With Dazzling Grand Finale Photo Merola Concludes Season With Dazzling Grand Finale
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 12, 2019

San Francisco's acclaimed Merola Opera Program wraps up its Summer Festival with the Merola Grand Finale, a concert at the War Memorial Opera House featuring the 29 young international artists selected from over 800 applicants in the 2019 Merola Opera Program, who will showcase a dazzling array of opera's most exciting arias and ensembles. Conducted by Maestro George Manahan, Music Director of the American Composers Orchestra and Portland Opera, and directed by 2019 Merola Apprentice Stage Director Greg Eldridge, this evening showcases the hard work and extraordinary talent of the Merola artists. The Merola Grand Finale will be performed at 7:30pm, Saturday, August 17 at the War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco. For tickets or more information, visit www.merola.org or call (415) 864-3330.

VIDEO: Go Inside BILLY ELLIOT in Atlanta Photo VIDEO: Go Inside BILLY ELLIOT in Atlanta
by Stage Tube - May 3, 2019

City Springs Theatre, Atlanta's newest professional theatre company, presents Broadway's Drew McVety, Pamela Gold, and Sarah Charles Lewis in the international smash-hit 'Billy Elliot The Musical,'featuring the incredible talents of 13-year-old Liam Redford as Billy. Winner of 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical, 'Billy Elliot The Musical' plays the Byers Theatre at TheSandy Springs Performing Arts Center(1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs) May 3 - 12, 2019. Tickets are $30-$62, with discounts for seniors, students, groups, and active and retired military personnel. Visit www.CitySpringsTheatre.comor call 404-477-4365 for more information. 'Billy Elliot The Musical' contains adult themes and language and may not be appropriate for all audience members.

Boxing Meets Ballet As City Springs Theatre Presents BILLY ELLIOT Photo Boxing Meets Ballet As City Springs Theatre Presents BILLY ELLIOT
by Stephi Wild - Apr 2, 2019

City Springs Theatre, Atlanta's newest professional theatre company, presents Broadway's Drew McVety, Pamela Gold, and Sarah Charles Lewis in the international smash-hit 'Billy Elliot The Musical,'featuring the incredible talents of 13-year-old Liam Redford as Billy. Winner of 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical, 'Billy Elliot The Musical' plays the Byers Theatre at TheSandy Springs Performing Arts Center(1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs) May 3 - 12, 2019. Tickets are $30-$62, with discounts for seniors, students, groups, and active and retired military personnel. Visit www.CitySpringsTheatre.comor call 404-477-4365 for more information. 'Billy Elliot The Musical' contains adult themes and language and may not be appropriate for all audience members.

Tony Award Recipient And Broadway Legend Baayork Lee Directs City Springs Theatre's S Photo Tony Award Recipient And Broadway Legend Baayork Lee Directs City Springs Theatre's SOUTH PACIFIC
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 6, 2019

City Springs Theatre, Atlanta's newest professional theatre company, presents Broadway'sWilliam Michals and Kristine Reese in Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'South Pacific,'the glorious classic that poetically parallels two love stories threatened by the dangers of prejudice and war. The original 1949 Broadway production, based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel, 'Tales of the South Pacific,' by James A. Michener, garnered 10 Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The acclaimed 2008 Lincoln Center Theater production received seven Tony Awards, the most of any musical revival. Directed by Tony Award recipient and Broadway legend Baayork Lee, 'South Pacific'plays the Byers Theatre at TheSandy Springs Performing Arts Center (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs) March 8 - 17, 2019. Tickets are $30 - $62, with discounts for seniors, students, groups, and active and retired military personnel. Visit www.CitySpringsTheatre.comor call 404-477-4365 for more information.

Out Front Theatre Stages World Premiere Of THE ETHEL MERMAN DISCO SPECTACULAR! Photo Out Front Theatre Stages World Premiere Of THE ETHEL MERMAN DISCO SPECTACULAR!
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 8, 2018

Out Front Theatre Company is ringing in the season with its first-ever holiday production, the world premiere of The Ethel Merman Disco Spectacular! Decking the halls with holiday tunes December 6-22, the production imagines what the legendary Ethel Merman's 1979 disco Christmas television special might have been. Featuring a dozen blood-pumping disco Christmas songs, arranged by Out Front's Resident Musical Director Nick Silvestri, the show takes place at the legendary Studio 54. Written and directed by Out Front Theatre's Founder and Producing Artistic Director Paul Conroy, the holiday special is the perfect change of pace that will have audiences dancing in the aisles, laughing in their seats and feeling the holiday spirit well into the New Year.

Jesse Plemmons Set to Co-Star Alongside Keri Russell in Scott Cooper's ANTLERS Photo Jesse Plemmons Set to Co-Star Alongside Keri Russell in Scott Cooper's ANTLERS
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 14, 2018

Jesse Plemons will be co-starring alongside Keri Russell in Scott Cooper's newest film, ANTLERS, according to Variety. 

Photo Flash: Aurora Theatre Rounds Out Stellar 2017-18 Season with RIPCORD Photo Photo Flash: Aurora Theatre Rounds Out Stellar 2017-18 Season with RIPCORD
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2018

There's something humorous brewing in Lawrenceville! David Lindsay-Abaire's laugh-out-loud comedy, Ripcord is set to round out Aurora Theatre's 2017-2018 season, May 10-June 3, 2018. Audiences will follow the territory battle between Abby and Marilyn, roommates at a senior living facility with clashing personalities, and the hilarity that ensues when the tumultuous pair pushes the envelope to win a seemingly harmless wager.

VIETGONE Comes to Arkansas March 18 Photo VIETGONE Comes to Arkansas March 18
by Julie Musbach - Mar 6, 2018

The irreverent new comedy and recent off-Broadway hit Vietgonewill begin performances at TheatreSquared on March 14. Set in 1975 after the Fall of Saigon, this New York Times Critics' Pick is a stranger-than-fiction true love story between two refugees-who find each other on the other side of the world. Qui Nguyen, a playwright and screenwriter for Marvel Studios, deploys hip-hop, fight sequences, and up-to-the-minute pop culture references to tell his own origin story as his parents "meet cute" in the repurposed barracks of a relocation camp in Fort Chaffee, Arkansas.

Broadway Dance Lab's Spring 2018 Cycle Launches Today Photo Broadway Dance Lab's Spring 2018 Cycle Launches Today
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2018

Broadway Dance Lab (BDL), a non-profit choreography incubator supporting new works of dance-driven theatre, has announced that former New York City Ballet principal dancer, and Tony Award nominee, Robert Fairchild, will join Loni Landon and Ray Mercer as guest choreographers for the company's Spring 2018 Cycle. The Lab is set to begin on Feb. 26, and will culminate with a Gala performance on April 2 at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre.

FREAKY FRIDAY to Debut At Horizon Theatre, 3/9 Photo FREAKY FRIDAY to Debut At Horizon Theatre, 3/9
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 21, 2018

Atlanta theatergoers invited to enjoy spunky musical about a perfectly imperfect family

The UK Choir Festival Brings Unique Singing Experiences to Manchester, Monmouth and S Photo The UK Choir Festival Brings Unique Singing Experiences to Manchester, Monmouth and St. Albans
by Stephi Wild - Jan 29, 2018

UK Choir Festival announces its newly appointed patron, Bazil Meade MBE. Bazil Meade has been working in the music industry for over 2 decades. He is the founder and principal of the World famous 'London Community Gospel Choir'. Under his direction and tuition some of the industry's finest gospel and R'n'B singers have blossomed and found successful careers. He was honored with an MBE in the new year's honours list in 2018.

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