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Undermain Theatre Announces 2021/2022 Season Photo Undermain Theatre Announces 2021/2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2021

For their 38th season at Undermain they are creating an exciting array of diverse performance opportunities to inspire and enrich our community and support artists in North Texas. They hope to be able to offer live performances in addition to the virtual streaming videos for each production. 

Choral Artists of Sarasota Announces 43rd Season 'Carried Away!' Photo Choral Artists of Sarasota Announces 43rd Season 'Carried Away!'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 12, 2021

Choral Artists of Sarasota’s 43rd season, entitled “Carried Away!” features six concerts in November, December, February, March, April, and July. “Carried Away!” is designed to transport audiences through the powerful medium of choral music, created in response to the return of live and in-person musical experiences in Sarasota.

Theater Alliance's PROTEST IN EIGHT Highlights Requsts Of Black Lives Matter Movement Photo Theater Alliance's PROTEST IN EIGHT Highlights Requsts Of Black Lives Matter Movement
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 3, 2020

In a dynamic debut of online content, Theater Alliance kicks off the theater season with Strategize, Organize, Mobilize: A Protest in Eight. This evening of eight short plays, newly commissioned from emerging playwrights, explores the requests of the Black Lives Matter movement — from banning stop and frisk to considering reparations, and more.  

Three Performance Events Announced For AJT's 2020 Virtual Conference Photo Three Performance Events Announced For AJT's 2020 Virtual Conference
by Stephi Wild - Oct 25, 2020

The Alliance For Jewish Theatre announces the performance lineup for its 2020 Annual Conference, being held online From Sunday, October 25th through Tuesday, October 27th.

Joe Troop's song to save the USPS goes viral at North Carolina protest outside DeJoy's mansion
by Robert Diamond - Aug 17, 2020

Sunday, Grammy nominated bluegrass musician Joe Troop  joined protesters outside Postmaster General Louis Dejoy's Greensboro, NC. home with his banjo and played his song titled 'A Plea to the US Government to Fully Fund the Postal Service.' 

Dieter Wiesner Releases New Book MICHAEL JACKSON: THE REAL STORY Photo Dieter Wiesner Releases New Book MICHAEL JACKSON: THE REAL STORY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2020

Dieter Wiesner, Michael Jackson's former manager and friend, had many voice recordings from the pop icon, and sought a way to share them with others. He wanted people to know the real Michael Jackson. When he met Yusuf Jah, a published author, he was inspired to write a book where Jackson actually 'told his own story.'

Footballer Petr Cech Joins Ian Wills and His Band On Summer Single Release Photo Footballer Petr Cech Joins Ian Wills and His Band On Summer Single Release
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 4, 2020

In the first single Iceberg featuring Petr Cech to be taken from his forthcoming album London Country, Ian Wills sings “I've never looked for perfection, Cos I know that I'm deeply flawed.”

BWW Review: Very Funny Jamaican Situation Comedy TWO CAN PLAY is Revived by the New F Photo BWW Review: Very Funny Jamaican Situation Comedy TWO CAN PLAY is Revived by the New Federal Theatre
by Joe Lombardi - Mar 10, 2020

Be-Bop Deluxe Announces MODERN MUSIC 5 Disc Limited Edition Boxed Set Photo Be-Bop Deluxe Announces MODERN MUSIC 5 Disc Limited Edition Boxed Set
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 18, 2019

Esoteric Recordings is proud to announce the release of a new re-mastered five-disc deluxe expanded boxed set limited edition (comprising 4 CDs and a DVD) of MODERN MUSIC the legendary 1976 album by BE-BOP DELUXE.

BWW Interview: David Raulston of VAMPIRE LESBIANS OF SODOM at Proud Mary Theatre Comp Photo BWW Interview: David Raulston of VAMPIRE LESBIANS OF SODOM at Proud Mary Theatre Company
by Neil Shurley - Oct 28, 2019

'VAMPIRE LESBIANS is an exciting roller coaster of a ride following the 2 main characters through the ups and downs of a relationship that spans thousands of years.'

November Is Family Fun Month At Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre Photo November Is Family Fun Month At Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 21, 2019

A full month of family entertainment comes to Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre in November: Frank Cuthbert and Hudson Talbott's RIVER OF DREAMS takes the stage for four performances November 9th and 10th, Sandra Dutton and Scott Petito's a?oeJAMOT: Just a Matter of Timea?? arrives for four performances November 14th through the 17th, and Concrete Temple Theatre's latest puppet extravaganza PACKRAT will be presented three times November 22nd through the 24th. These delightful, kid-friendly shows offer a perfect (and affordable) way for the entire family to usher in the holiday season together.

THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES Comes to Bridge Street Theatre Photo THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES Comes to Bridge Street Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 16, 2019

For the final production in its 2019 Subscription Season, Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre presents a genuine American classic a?" Frank D. Gilroy's heartwarming 1965 Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy/drama THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES, coming to the theatre's Mainstage for eight performances only, October 17-27.

Next At Bridge Street Theatre: THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES Photo Next At Bridge Street Theatre: THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 1, 2019

As the final production in its 2019 Subscription Season, Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre presents a real American classic a?" Frank D. Gilroy's heartwarming 1965 Pulitzer Prize-winning Drama THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES, coming to the theatre's Mainstage for eight performances only, October 17-27.

KSU Theatre To Present Cult Classic 45 PLAYS FOR 45 PRESIDENTS Photo KSU Theatre To Present Cult Classic 45 PLAYS FOR 45 PRESIDENTS
by Julie Musbach - Sep 13, 2019

This is not your ordinary play: it features a wrestling match, ballet, jug band, vaudeville show, and a presidential roast. Kennesaw State University's Department of Theatre and Performance Studies will present the cult classic '45 Plays for 45 Presidents' September 24-29 at the Onyx Theater on the Kennesaw campus.

The Marshall Tucker Band Reveals Second Leg of 2019 Tour Photo The Marshall Tucker Band Reveals Second Leg of 2019 Tour
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 5, 2019

Currently in its 47th year on the road, legendary southern rock group The Marshall Tucker Band (MTB) continues to 'Take the Highway' as the band pummels the live concert trail on its 2019 'Through Hell & High Water… and Back' tour. Today, the band announced the addition of 36 concert dates to its extensive cross-country trek.

BST Presents The World Premiere Of BETTER Photo BST Presents The World Premiere Of BETTER
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 22, 2019

Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre Presents the World Premiere of Michelle Carter's BETTER September 12 a?" 22

Photo Flash: ...AND EVERY TALE CONDEMNS ME FOR A VILLAIN At Bridge Street Theatre Photo Photo Flash: ...AND EVERY TALE CONDEMNS ME FOR A VILLAIN At Bridge Street Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 19, 2019

One of the things actor Steven Patterson discovered during his first run with Gareth Armstrong's play “Shylock” at the Orlando Shakespeare Theatre back in 2007 was a way of getting inside Tubal, its main character, by viewing him as a Catskills tummler.

...AND EVERY TALE CONDEMNS ME FOR A VILLAIN Comes to Bridge Street Theatre, August 15 Photo ...AND EVERY TALE CONDEMNS ME FOR A VILLAIN Comes to Bridge Street Theatre, August 15-25
by Stephi Wild - Aug 13, 2019

Bridge Street Theatre presents a?oea??And Every Tale Condemns Me For a Villain,' two solo shows in rotating rep.

BST Presents Two Solo Shows Based On Characters From Shakespeare Photo BST Presents Two Solo Shows Based On Characters From Shakespeare
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 26, 2019

A pair of fascinating solo shows that strive to reclaim two controversial Shakespeare characters hit the stage at Catskill's adventurous Bridge Street Theatre from August 15 a?" 25. Roxanne Fay's a?oeThrice to Minea?? and Gareth Armstrong's a?oeShylocka?? will be performed in rotating rep on the BST Mainstage under the umbrella title a?oea??And Every Tale Condemns Me For a Villaina??.

BWW Previews: LIFE, LIBERTY AND THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS â€" IT'S ABOUT TIME at Power Photo BWW Previews: LIFE, LIBERTY AND THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS â€" IT'S ABOUT TIME at Powerstories Theatre
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Jul 17, 2019

Imagine having a piano call to you - a soft whisper urging that you must play, asking if you remember. Despite the passage of time, playwright Janet Scaglione sat down and the melodies for a musical were birthed as her fingers danced across the piano keys. She had always wanted to write a musical, a biography of sorts about discovering herself after 50. Initially, a lack of confidence got in the way of fulfilling a lifelong ambition.

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