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Grammy-Winning Baritone Lucas Meachem Releases First Ever Solo Album, SHALL WE GATHER Photo Grammy-Winning Baritone Lucas Meachem Releases First Ever Solo Album, SHALL WE GATHER
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 10, 2021

On Friday, September 24, 2021, Grammy Award-winning baritone Lucas Meachem, highly in-demand at opera houses around the world, releases his first ever solo album, Shall We Gather, on Rubicon Classics. Performed with his wife, pianist Irina Meachem,

VIDEO: First Look at Season Three of DICKINSON Photo VIDEO: First Look at Season Three of DICKINSON
by Michael Major - Sep 2, 2021

The series stars Hailee Steinfeld, Jane Krakowski, Toby Huss, and more. In the third season, Emily Dickinson’s most productive time as an artist falls amid the raging American Civil War and an equally fierce battle that divides her own family.

Pacific Chorale Announces 2021-22 Season Photo Pacific Chorale Announces 2021-22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2021

Pacific Chorale Artistic Director Robert Istad and Andrew Brown, President & CEO, today announced the chorus’ 2021-2022 Season featuring its return to in-person performances at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, beginning in October, with sweeping programming that builds upon its trailblazing legacy of championing contemporary composers.

Bradshaw Performing Arts Center to Present Baritone Lucas Meachem In Debut Album Rele Photo Bradshaw Performing Arts Center to Present Baritone Lucas Meachem In Debut Album Release Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2021

On Friday, September 24, 2021 at 6:00pm, Bradshaw Performing Arts Center at Sandhills Community College will present Grammy Award-winning baritone Lucas Meachem in a recital celebrating the release of his first ever solo album, Shall We Gather, out on Rubicon Classics the same day

Baritone Lucas Meachem to Release First Ever Solo Album SHALL WE GATHER Photo Baritone Lucas Meachem to Release First Ever Solo Album SHALL WE GATHER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2021

On Friday, September 24, 2021, Grammy Award-winning baritone Lucas Meachem, highly in-demand at opera houses around the world, will release his first ever solo album, Shall We Gather, on Rubicon Classics.

The Music Center to Host Advance Screening Of AILEY Documentary Photo The Music Center to Host Advance Screening Of AILEY Documentary
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2021

The Music Center and Center Dance Arts will honor the performing arts center's long-standing partnership with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the revered dance company founded by Alvin Ailey, by hosting a free screening of the new AILEY film on Sunday, August 1, 2021, in advance of the film's nationwide opening on August 6, 2021.

ALL ARTS Collaborates with The Shed to Introduce 4 Emerging NYC Black Artists As ALL  Photo ALL ARTS Collaborates with The Shed to Introduce 4 Emerging NYC Black Artists As ALL ARTS Artists In Residence
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 24, 2021

-ALL ARTS, the multimedia platform covering visual art, music, theater, dance, film, literature, and more, has announced a collaboration with renowned cultural institution The Shed to expand its Artist in Residence program with the introduction of four groundbreaking young New York City artists working across multiple disciplines.

Abby Payne to Perform At New York's St. John's In The Village in July Photo Abby Payne to Perform At New York's St. John's In The Village in July
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2021

Mixing her moody up-tempo brew of 90's indie rock, country, and pensive evocative singer-songwriter, Abby Payne and her band will step out of their cocoon to entertain their faithful fans and friends with a hybrid of an in-person and live streaming Dark & Sinister Woman Concert on Friday, July 16 at 7 PM EST.

Wake Up With BWW 6/22: HAIRSPRAY Returns to the West End, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/22: HAIRSPRAY Returns to the West End, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2021

Today's top stories: Go inside Hairspray's return to the West End, Javier Munoz releases a new song, Krysta Rodriguez chats playing Liza Minnelli, and more!

VIDEO: Bill Murray Sings 'I Feel Pretty' in NEW WORLDS: THE CRADLE OF CIVILIZATION Tr Photo VIDEO: Bill Murray Sings 'I Feel Pretty' in NEW WORLDS: THE CRADLE OF CIVILIZATION Trailer
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 21, 2021

Today, Variety dropped the new trailer for the new performance film, New Worlds: The Cradle of Civilization, starring comedian and actor Bill Murray.

Mobile Stage Offers Free Drag Shows All Month Long Photo Mobile Stage Offers Free Drag Shows All Month Long
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2021

 FagSigns, a Brooklyn based neon signage company that serves the LGBTQ+ community, presents the inaugural series of the Mobile Drag Performance Unit (MDPU), June 12th, 19th, and 26th.

Twelve New Public Art and Performance Projects Will Come To Downton Brooklyn Now Thro Photo Twelve New Public Art and Performance Projects Will Come To Downton Brooklyn Now Through 2022
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2021

Showcasing a variety of art forms, ranging from murals and sculpture to processional puppetry and mobile drag performances, the series will enliven and connect the area's public spaces, increase access to free cultural programming, and support the creative community at a critical moment in the city's history.

The Santa Fe Opera and Kentucky Opera Present Online Workshop of New Opera THIS LITTL Photo The Santa Fe Opera and Kentucky Opera Present Online Workshop of New Opera THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2021

The work, composed by Chandler Carter with a libretto by Diana Solomon-Glover, portrays key events in the life of voting rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer.

DREAMING GRAND AVE Arrives on VOD May 25 Photo DREAMING GRAND AVE Arrives on VOD May 25
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 18, 2021

Jimmy (Jackson Rathbone, Twilight franchise) is a talented but struggling artist in Chicago who is trying to find his place in the world. Elsewhere in Chicago, Maggie (Andrea Londo, TV’s Narcos) loves her job at a children’s day care center even as she is plagued by nightmares of Chicago’s youth slain in the crossfire of gun violence.

Taylor Mac, Carl Hancock Rux, Robbie Fairchild & More Featured in RESTART STAGES Prog Photo Taylor Mac, Carl Hancock Rux, Robbie Fairchild & More Featured in RESTART STAGES Programming Throughout June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2021

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts today announced new artistic commissions, creative community, and civic collaborations, and more this coming June at Restart Stages—the new outdoor performing arts center constructed on the Lincoln Center campus.

Ragazzi Celebrates End Of Season With Virtual Concert, June 6 Photo Ragazzi Celebrates End Of Season With Virtual Concert, June 6
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 11, 2021

This online performance will feature pieces sung by all of Ragazzi's groups, including Music & Movement, Primary, Ragazzi Premiere, Avanti, Concert Group, Choral Scholars, and Young Men's Ensemble. With Rising Together in Song, the chorus' members will rejoice in the power of music and celebrate Ragazzi's collective efforts to persevere in the face of adversity.

Charlotte Symphony Announces 2021-22 Season Photo Charlotte Symphony Announces 2021-22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2021

The Charlotte Symphony’s (CSO) 2021–22 season will celebrate three major milestones: a return to live and in-person concerts following a season away; the Symphony’s 90th anniversary; and Christopher Warren-Green’s valedictory season as Music Director, after twelve seasons on the podium.

BWW Review: I AND YOU at Syracuse Stage Photo BWW Review: I AND YOU at Syracuse Stage
by Timothy Treanor - May 6, 2021

There is an astonishing turn of events toward the end of I and You, but let’s not talk about that. Let’s talk about Walt Whitman instead. Whitman was a revolutionary who overthrew poetry. He trashed the self-conscious, hyperstylized European tropes which had dominated the art and substituted something purely American: a rough, colloquial, muscular free verse which tumbles over itself like the streams and brooks of his Long Island home.

I AND YOU to be Presented by Syracuse Stage Photo I AND YOU to be Presented by Syracuse Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2021

Written by Lauren Gunderson and directed by Melissa Crespo, “I and You” marks a return of artists and actors to performance on stage at Syracuse Stage. The approximately 90 minute play will be performed in the Arthur Storch Theatre on a fully realized set and captured on video by Black Cub Productions.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SHAKESPEARE - 457 to be Presented by The Drilling Company's Shakespear Photo HAPPY BIRTHDAY SHAKESPEARE - 457 to be Presented by The Drilling Company's Shakespeare in the Parking Lot Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 9, 2021

Will Shakespeare turns 457 on Friday, April 23.  So on April 23 and 24, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, members of The Drilling Company's Shakespeare in the Parking Lot Company will mount 'Happy Birthday Shakespeare-457' in the parking lot of The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center, 107 Suffolk Street.

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