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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 A.A. Cristi - 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.

Cincinnati May Festival Announces 2021 Programming Photo Cincinnati May Festival Announces 2021 Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2021

The Cincinnati May Festival has announced program details and artists for the 2021 Festival with five performances taking place between May 21 and 30, 2021 at Cincinnati Music Hall.  Principal Conductor Juanjo Mena will conduct two performances each of two separate programs with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.

BWW Review: Public Theatre's I AND YOU Delivers a Deep Emotional Punch Photo BWW Review: Public Theatre's I AND YOU Delivers a Deep Emotional Punch
by Carla Maria Verdino-SĂĽllwold - Mar 19, 2021

Filmed before the pandemic and just now offered for online streaming, Lauren Gunderson’s two-character play, I AND YOU, is a dense, poetic, and profoundly intense drama about two teenagers whom illness and fate bring together in an unexpected and inseparable way. The beautifully crafted script and the energetic and committed pair of actors make this fast-paced, ninety-minute story unfold with humor, pathos, and ultimately – in its surprise ending - with a deep emotional punch.

BWW Review: I AND YOU and Walt Whitman too at MOXIE Theatre Photo BWW Review: I AND YOU and Walt Whitman too at MOXIE Theatre
by E.H. Reiter - Mar 16, 2021

It's not every day that a stranger introduces themselves by barging into your room while quoting poetry, but it is how Anthony introduces himself to Caroline in MOXIE's I AND YOU. Despite this meet-cute moment, he comes bearing homework; a last-minute homework project that they've been assigned on a Walt Whitman poem. The play written by Lauren Gunderson follows their conversation and friendship as both deepen over the course of the assignment as they contemplate life, love, longing, and loneliness...you know, typical teenage discussions.

History At PlayTM, LLC to Celebrate National Poetry Month with An Exploration of Walt Photo History At PlayTM, LLC to Celebrate National Poetry Month with An Exploration of Walt Whitman
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 10, 2021

History At PlayTM, LLC (HAP, LLC) has garnered international applause for their Immersive Living History Experiences, chronicling the lives of influential and often forgotten figures. On Friday April 9th, 2021, HAP, LLC celebrates National Poetry Month by transporting viewers into the mind of Walt Whitman.

The Crossing Releases THE TOWER AND THE GARDEN Photo The Crossing Releases THE TOWER AND THE GARDEN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2021

All three virtuosic works were written for and premiered by The Crossing, which has commissioned over 110 works since its inception. The Crossing’s latest release on Navona, CARTHAGE, is nominated for a 2021 GRAMMY Award for Best Choral Performance.

Composer Sid Richardson Releases BORNE BY A WIND Photo Composer Sid Richardson Releases BORNE BY A WIND
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2021

In this debut portrait album, Richardson explores the convergence of music and literature in gritty and original ways, opening with Red Wind (2017), a collaboration with African-American experimentalist poet and National Book Award-winner Nathaniel Mackey that features Mackey as narrator.

Sonoran Desert Chorale Presents SONG FOR HUMANKIND Photo Sonoran Desert Chorale Presents SONG FOR HUMANKIND
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 2, 2021

The Sonoran Desert Chorale offers the third of its four regular concerts in this year's Virtual Season. Given the unusual circumstances requiring a season unlike any previous year, we bring you the Chorale via electronic means at no charge to the viewer/listener.  

Steinway & Sons to Release PERSONAL DEMONS, The Debut Solo-Piano Album From Composer  Photo Steinway & Sons to Release PERSONAL DEMONS, The Debut Solo-Piano Album From Composer / Pianist Lowell Liebermann
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 1, 2021

On February 5th 2021, Steinway & Sons will releases the debut solo-piano album from composer / pianist Lowell Liebermann, released in conjunction with his 60th birthday. The two-disc album, Personal Demons, is an immaculately curated program of works that have inspired and shaped Liebermann's musical career.

AILEY Documentary Acquired by NEON for Distribution Photo AILEY Documentary Acquired by NEON for Distribution
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 1, 2021

After making considerable buzz this past weekend at Sundance Film Festival, Jamila Wignot's documentary 'Ailey' has been acquired by NEON for distribution.

Syracuse Stage Announces Changes to the 2020/2021 Season Photo Syracuse Stage Announces Changes to the 2020/2021 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 14, 2021

Syracuse Stage today announced adjustments to the schedule for the remainder of the 2020/2021 season. These adjustments include replacing previously announced shows with new titles and come in direct response to the evolving situation concerning the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Crossing Releases 'The Tower and The Garden' Feat. Works By Gregory Spears, Joel  Photo The Crossing Releases 'The Tower and The Garden' Feat. Works By Gregory Spears, Joel Puckett, And Toivo Tulev
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2021

On Friday, February 12, 2021, GRAMMY-winning choir The Crossing, led by Donald Nally, releases its 23rd commercial album, THE TOWER AND THE GARDEN on Navona Records.

The Cecilia Chorus Of New York Presents Their Music Director Mark Shapiro In Conversa Photo The Cecilia Chorus Of New York Presents Their Music Director Mark Shapiro In Conversation With Composer Tom Cipullo
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2021

In the sixth episode of their free, online series You Heard Them First, Conversation, Music-Making, and More, The Cecilia Chorus of New York presents their Music Director Mark Shapiro in a Zoom conversation on January 25 at 7:30 PM with composer Tom Cipullo.

Servant Stage Presents THE CIVIL WAR in Concert Photo Servant Stage Presents THE CIVIL WAR in Concert
by Stephi Wild - Jan 7, 2021

Servant Stage will bring a virtual production of the Broadway musical The Civil War to the community. This thrilling dramatic theatrical concert draws on letters, diaries, firsthand accounts, and the words of Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, and Walt Whitman to put a human face on the greatest tragedy of American history.

Composer Sid Richardson Releases 'Borne by a Wind' Photo Composer Sid Richardson Releases 'Borne by a Wind'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 5, 2021

On Friday, February 12, 2021, Boston-born composer Sid Richardson releases Borne by a Wind on New Focus Recordings.

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