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Local Actors Take On Characters From THE OFFICE In New Parody Show Photo Local Actors Take On Characters From THE OFFICE In New Parody Show
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2021

Blumenthal Performing Arts in association with Right Angle Productions, welcomes 8 actors, many local to the Charlotte-area, portray characters popularized by the hit TV show The Office in the new, immersive walking parody show The Office! A Murder Mystery Parody: Who is the Scranton Strangler?, running May 20 through June 6 in Uptown Charlotte.

Blumenthal Performing Arts Casting Locals For THE OFFICE! A MURDER MYSTERY PARODY: WH Photo Blumenthal Performing Arts Casting Locals For THE OFFICE! A MURDER MYSTERY PARODY: WHO IS THE SCRANTON STRANGLER?
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 29, 2021

Blumenthal Performing Arts is casting Charlotte-area performers for eleven roles for the upcoming show, The Office! A Murder Mystery Parody: Who is the Scranton Strangler?, produced by Right Angle Entertainment.

Blumenthal Performing Arts Names Bree Stallings Company's New Director Of Artistic Ex Photo Blumenthal Performing Arts Names Bree Stallings Company's New Director Of Artistic Experiences
by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2021

Multi-media artist, illustrator, writer and activist Bree Stallings has joined Blumenthal Performing Arts as the company's new Director of Artistic Experiences, a new position designed to help expand its programs and connections to local artists.

Blumenthal Performing Arts Announces New Broadway Season Featuring HAMILTON, MEAN GIR Photo Blumenthal Performing Arts Announces New Broadway Season Featuring HAMILTON, MEAN GIRLS & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2021

An exciting line-up of Broadway hits making their Charlotte debuts and returning fan favorites including Hamilton and Wicked will be center stage when Blumenthal Performing Arts relaunches its PNC Broadway Lights and Equitable Bravo series this fall.

Blumenthal Performing Arts Welcomes New Board Chair and Trustees Photo Blumenthal Performing Arts Welcomes New Board Chair and Trustees
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 9, 2021

Blumenthal Performing Arts has announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Trustees. Susanna Parker, David Head and William Smith were confirmed to the board January 27, during Blumenthal’s Annual Meeting streamed over Zoom from Booth Playhouse. Brian Cromwell was also named Blumenthal’s new Board Chair.

Blumenthal Performing Arts Announces Boris “Bluz” Rogers As Company's New Directo Photo Blumenthal Performing Arts Announces Boris “Bluz” Rogers As Company's New Director Of Creative Engagement
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 9, 2020

Emmy Award-winning poet and author Boris a?oeBluza?? Rogers has joined Blumenthal Performing Arts as Director of Creative Engagement, a new position in Blumenthal's Programming Department designed to help create, develop and launch new programs that will enlarge and expand Blumenthal's impact on the community. 

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC LIVE Returns, Presented by Blumenthal Performing Arts and Discove Photo NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC LIVE Returns, Presented by Blumenthal Performing Arts and Discovery Place Science
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 8, 2020

The speaker series National Geographic Live will take Charlotte fans from the red plains of Mars to towering mountain summits and the jungles of Africa when it opens its third season at McGlohon Theater this fall.

Blumenthal Performing Arts Announces 2020-21 Broadway Season - HAMILTON, MEAN GIRLS,  Photo Blumenthal Performing Arts Announces 2020-21 Broadway Season - HAMILTON, MEAN GIRLS, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 5, 2020

Blumenthal Performing Arts has announced its Broadway in Charlotte season, starting in November with nine new shows and multiweek return engagements of two extraordinary crowd-pleasers a?" Hamilton and Wicked, and more.

Blumenthal Performing Arts Suspending All Public Events In Its Venues March 14 â€" Ap Photo Blumenthal Performing Arts Suspending All Public Events In Its Venues March 14 â€" April 12
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 14, 2020

In response to the Executive Order from NC Governor Roy Cooper to suspend all gatherings of 100 or more people, Blumenthal Performing Arts has suspended all public events in its facilities from March 14-April 12, 2020. This includes: Belk Theater, Booth Playhouse and Stage Door Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center; McGlohon Theater and Duke Energy Theater at Spirit Square; and Knight Theater.

Blumenthal Performing Arts Has Announced New VP of Education Photo Blumenthal Performing Arts Has Announced New VP of Education
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 17, 2020

Blumenthal Performing Arts has announced Andie Maloney has been named the non-profit's new Vice President of Education. Maloney is stepping in to replace Ralph Beck, who is retiring in May, after 11+ years of service as Blumenthal's Director of Education.

Blumenthal Performing Arts Will Welcome New Board of Trustees Photo Blumenthal Performing Arts Will Welcome New Board of Trustees
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 29, 2020

Blumenthal Performing Arts has announced the appointment of nine new members to its Board of Trustees. Tom Eiselt, Jen Henry, Jaime Monday, Richard Nichols, Rasu B. Shrestha MD, MBA, Evan Turtz, Tariq Bokhari, Reneé Johnson and new Trustee apprentice Krystal Harrell were confirmed to the board January 28, during Blumenthal's Annual Meeting at Booth Playhouse.

Blumenthal President & CEO Tom Gabbard Honored At 12th Annual Broadway Dreams Gala Photo Blumenthal President & CEO Tom Gabbard Honored At 12th Annual Broadway Dreams Gala
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 10, 2019

Broadway Dreams celebrated its 12th annual holiday gala at the St. Regis New York December 9. The event honored Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner Tom Kitt (Next to Normal) as well as Blumenthal Performing Arts President and CEO Tom Gabbard with the foundation's inaugural Founders Award, in recognition of his contributions towards arts education.

Photo Flash: Tom Kitt And Tom Gabbard Honored At Broadway Dreams 12th Annual Holiday  Photo Photo Flash: Tom Kitt And Tom Gabbard Honored At Broadway Dreams 12th Annual Holiday Gala
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 10, 2019

The Broadway Dreams Foundation, the premier immersive musical theatre training program, held its 12th annual Holiday Gala at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City on the evening of Monday, December 9th, to raise critical funds for arts education. Presented by Broadway Dreams Foundation Board Member, Gala Event Chair, and CEO and founder of the award-winning RWS Entertainment Group Ryan Stana, the evening was hosted by Broadway Dreams faculty member and Broadway veteran Christopher J. Hanke, featuring performances by Frozen and Bring It On's Ryann Redmond, Mean Girls' Renée Rapp, Something Rotten! and Freaky Friday's Heidi Blickenstaff, Spongebob Squarepants' Jai'len Josey, Once on This Island's Quentin Earl Darrington, NBC's The Village's Ben Ahlers, actor and dancer Addalie Burns, Newsies and Cats' Evan Kasprzak, and Jagged Little Pill's Antonio Cipriano. The programming was directed by Broadway Dreams Artistic Advisor, Theater Calgary Artistic Director, and Olivier Award nominee Stafford Arima. 

Bank Of America Receives Blumenthal's Fourth Annual Business Leaders For The Arts Awa Photo Bank Of America Receives Blumenthal's Fourth Annual Business Leaders For The Arts Award
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 3, 2019

Blumenthal Performing Arts is proud to announce Bank of America as the recipient of its fourth annual Business Leaders for the Arts award, which was presented during a celebration dinner at Knight Theater on October 2nd.

Hamilton to Return to Charlotte for the 2020-21 Season Photo Hamilton to Return to Charlotte for the 2020-21 Season
by Julie Musbach - Sep 9, 2019

The national tour of HAMILTON will return to Charlotte as part of the 2020-21 PNC Broadway Lights season.

WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Joins PNC Broadway Lights Season Photo WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Joins PNC Broadway Lights Season
by Stephi Wild - Jul 18, 2019

Blumenthal Performing Arts Announces 2019 Blumey Awards Winners Photo Blumenthal Performing Arts Announces 2019 Blumey Awards Winners
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2019

The eighth annual Blumenthal Performing Arts High School Musical Theater Awards culminated Sunday, May 19th, at a gala award celebration where winners in 15 categories were announced and nominees for Best Actor, Best Actress and Wells Fargo Best Musical performed live on stage at Belk Theater. The Blumey Awards were presented by Wells Fargo.

Blumenthal Performing Arts Announces Major Ticketing Software Upgrade Photo Blumenthal Performing Arts Announces Major Ticketing Software Upgrade
by Julie Musbach - May 16, 2019

A major upgrade to the Carolina Tix ticketing software will begin at 9 p.m. Sunday, May 19.

Blumenthal Performing Arts Announces The 2019 Blumey Awards Nominees Photo Blumenthal Performing Arts Announces The 2019 Blumey Awards Nominees
by Julie Musbach - Apr 26, 2019

Blumenthal Performing Arts is pleased to announce the nominees competing in the 8th Annual High School Musical Theater Awards, also known as The Blumey Awards, presented by Wells Fargo on Sunday, May 19, at Belk Theater.

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Breaks Belk Theater Box Office Record Photo DEAR EVAN HANSEN Breaks Belk Theater Box Office Record
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 1, 2019

Blumenthal Performing Arts announced today that the First National Tour of Dear Evan Hansen broke the box office record for the highest-grossing week of an eight-performance engagement at Belk Theater. The production grossed $1,595,600 during the show's March 19-24, 2019 engagement.

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