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BWW Review: Southwest Shakespeare Company Announces Virtual Live Theatre Schedule Photo BWW Review: Southwest Shakespeare Company Announces Virtual Live Theatre Schedule
by Herbert Paine - Apr 23, 2020

In creatively adapting to the current COVID-19 crisis, Southwest Shakespeare Company has announced an initiative featuring alternative online productions in its STANDING O SERIES and VIRTUAL CLASSICS LIVE!a??

Harryette Mullen Selects Threa Almontaser As 2020 Walt Whitman Award Recipient Photo Harryette Mullen Selects Threa Almontaser As 2020 Walt Whitman Award Recipient
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 30, 2020

The Academy of American Poets has announced that Harryette Mullen has selected Threa Almontaser as the recipient of the 2020 Walt Whitman Award, the nation's most valuable first-book prize for a poet, for her manuscript, The Wild Fox of Yemen, which will be published by Graywolf Press in April 2021.

BWW Review: I and You, Hampstead Theatre via Instagram Photo BWW Review: I and You, Hampstead Theatre via Instagram
by Shane Morgan - Mar 25, 2020

In our current enforced state of isolation thanks to the nationwide lockdown, creatives across the country have been engaged in a tornado of generosity sharing their existing work on line and producing theatre at home. One such giver is London's Hampstead Theatre who have released their 2018 production of Lauren Gunderson's I and You starring Maisie Williams and Zach Wyatt via Instagram for a limited period of time.

I AND YOU Comes to The Public Theatre Photo I AND YOU Comes to The Public Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Feb 27, 2020

When was the last time you saw a contemporary coming-of-age story that featured a pair of compelling and complex teenage characters that in its final moments left you breathless? I and You, is that play - youthful, humorous, powerful and profoundly moving. Some reviewers have called it, a?oethe most life-affirming play you'll ever see onstagea??.

'Song Of The Redwood-Tree: The Music Of Sunny Knable' Concert Comes to Weill Recital  Photo 'Song Of The Redwood-Tree: The Music Of Sunny Knable' Concert Comes to Weill Recital Hall
by Stephi Wild - Feb 22, 2020

MSR Classics presents a concert of music by award-winning composer Sunny Knable in celebration of his album 'Song of the Redwood-Tree: Bassoon Works of Sunny Knable'. Featured performers include bassoonist Scott Pool and pianist Natsuki Fukasawa who commissioned Song of the Redwood-Tree and The Busking Bassoonist. Also included are new works for New York ensembles Parhelion Trio, Trio Cabrini, and Elizabeth Pitcairn, violinist of the 'Red Mendelssohn' Stradivarius, with pianist Barbara Podgurski.

POETRY IN AMERICA Returns to Public Television for Season Two Photo POETRY IN AMERICA Returns to Public Television for Season Two
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 13, 2020

Eight new half-hour episodes of Poetry in America will begin airing on public television stations nationwide (check local listings) and on the World Channel starting this April and continuing through the spring and summer. Also in April, which is National Poetry Month, the series will be available to stream on pbs.org and individual episodes will be available on poetryinamerica.org.

The Ballard Institute Presents Its 2020 Spring Puppet Forum Series Photo The Ballard Institute Presents Its 2020 Spring Puppet Forum Series
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2020

For its 2020 Spring Puppet Forum Series, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will host four free scintillating discussions with nationally and internationally acclaimed puppeteers, scholars, and artists on Wednesday and Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. in February through April in the Ballard Institute Theater, located at 1 Royce Circle in Downtown Storrs. The forums will illuminate new perspectives on the creation, history, aesthetics, and performance of puppetry today.

BWW Review: THOMAS HAMPSON at Song Of America: Beyond Liberty Photo BWW Review: THOMAS HAMPSON at Song Of America: Beyond Liberty
by Maria Nockin - Jan 29, 2020

At the University of Arizona's Centennial Hall. on January 28, 2020, the Tucson Desert Song Festival presented Thomas Hampson, baritone, with Lara Downes, piano, and the Beyond Liberty Players: Stephen Buck, synthesizer; Judy Kang, violin; Jesus Morales, cello; and Alex Laing, clarinet; The show libretto was based on an original work by Royce Vavrek which first appeared in a Francesca Zambello production at the 2018 Glimmerglass Festival in upstate New York

The Strand Theater Company Will Continue its 12th Season With FABULATION by Lynn Nott Photo The Strand Theater Company Will Continue its 12th Season With FABULATION by Lynn Nottage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 28, 2020

The Strand Theater Company continues its 12th consecutive season as the only brick-and-mortar company in Baltimore exclusively celebrating women's diverse voices and perspectives, with an OBIE award-winning production of Fabulation or, the Re-Education of Undine by Lynn Nottage, directed by Christen Cromwell.

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame is Accepting Applications for the 2020 School Reco Photo The Long Island Music Hall of Fame is Accepting Applications for the 2020 School Recognition Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 21, 2020

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame has announced that it is accepting applications for the 2020 School Recognition Program.

Phoenix Chorale Performs COSMOS February 28- March 1 Photo Phoenix Chorale Performs COSMOS February 28- March 1
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 16, 2020

The Phoenix Chorale, under the direction of new Artistic Director Christopher Gabbitas, performs its first concert of the new decade with achingly beautiful music inspired by the beauty of the night sky. Cosmos will be performed February 28 - March 1, 2020 in venues around the Valley; see detailed schedule below.

Photo Flash: Pioneers Go East's VIRGO STAR At La MaMa Photo Photo Flash: Pioneers Go East's VIRGO STAR At La MaMa
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 19, 2019

Tony Award-winning La MaMa is currently presenting the world premiere of VIRGO STAR, an intimate interactive performance, written and devised by the Pioneers Go East Collective - Gian Marco Riccardo Lo Forte and Daniel Diaz, in collaboration with Philip Trevi√Īo, Anabella Lenzu and Agosto Machado, and directed by Gian Marco Riccardo Lo Forte.

Beth Soll & Company Present Dances Of Passion And Peace This Month Photo Beth Soll & Company Present Dances Of Passion And Peace This Month
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 19, 2019

Choreographer Beth Soll will present her Beth Soll & Company, an ensemble of dancers and musicians in Dances of Passion and Peace, A Concert of New Dance, Music, Poetry, and Translation, an evening of all premieres, set to new music by composers Thomas Addison, Nuria Divi, Wendy Griffiths, Josh Rosen, and Stan Strickland, and poetry, both sung and spoken, of Robert Frost, Lin Haire-Sargeant, Langston Hughes, Rumi, and Walt Whitman.  Poems will be recited in English, French, Catalan, German, French, and American Sign Language.  Performances November 22 & 23 at 8 PM at University Settlement, 184 Eldridge Street.

Matthew Aucoin Leads LA Opera's World Premiere Of His EURYDICE In February Photo Matthew Aucoin Leads LA Opera's World Premiere Of His EURYDICE In February
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 18, 2019

Composer, conductor, writer, pianist, and 2018 MacArthur Fellow Matthew Aucoin is a?oeone of the most sought-after young voices in classical musica?? (Wall Street Journal). Next February, he conducts the world premiere production of his third opera, Eurydice, in six performances at LA Opera, where he has served since 2016 as the inaugural Artist-in-Residence.

Pioneers Go East's VIRGO STAR Begins Previews Tonight At La MaMa Photo Pioneers Go East's VIRGO STAR Begins Previews Tonight At La MaMa
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 14, 2019

The world premiere of VIRGO STAR begins previews tonight, November 14. An intimate interactive performance, the show is written and devised by the Pioneers Go East Collective - Gian Marco Riccardo Lo Forte and Daniel Diaz, in collaboration with Philip Trevi√Īo, Anabella Lenzu and Agosto Machado, and directed by Gian Marco Riccardo Lo Forte.

Affordable Top-Quality Arts Announced At St. John's In The Village Photo Affordable Top-Quality Arts Announced At St. John's In The Village
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 12, 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, St. John's in the Village, an Episcopal Church in the heart of Greenwich Village, New York is completing an enriching year of art, music, drama, literature, and comedy with its curated presentations throughout December. Each program is thoughtfully planned out by the church's respected and exuberant rector, Father Graeme Napier, and his devoted staff of clergy's, students, volunteers and interns. 

Felice Brothers Will Ring Out The Old, Ring In The New At Club Helsinki Hudson Photo Felice Brothers Will Ring Out The Old, Ring In The New At Club Helsinki Hudson
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2019

Hudson Valley-based roots-rockers the Felice Brothers will entertain for a rollicking, roots-rocking New Year's Eve at Club Helsinki Hudson on Tuesday, December 31, at 9pm, with their Woodstock-bred fusion of rock, country, folk, soul and gospel, that is often compared to their Catskills-based predecessors, the Band.

New York City Master Chorale Season Begins With A PROCESSION WINDING AROUND ME Photo New York City Master Chorale Season Begins With A PROCESSION WINDING AROUND ME
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 4, 2019

The first New York City Master Chorale (NYCMC) concert of the 2019-2020 season, A Procession Winding Around Me, will be held on Saturday, November 16, at St. Peter's Chelsea. The concert features three rarely heard works for guitar and chorus, with poetry by two of history's most-beloved poets - Federico García Lorca and Walt Whitman - and will open with an anonymous Renaissance text set to music by Catalan composer Mateo Flecha. The choir will be joined by Giacomo Baldelli on guitar.

I AND YOU Plays UofSC Lab Theatre November 20 Photo I AND YOU Plays UofSC Lab Theatre November 20
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 29, 2019

The UofSC Department of Theatre and Dance will present Lauren Gunderson's award-winning play I and You at the Lab Theatre, November 20-23, 2019.  

New Ohio Theatre And IRT Theater Welcome Kareem M. Lucas and The Team Of Zhailon Le Photo New Ohio Theatre And IRT Theater Welcome Kareem M. Lucas and The Team Of Zhailon Levingston, Alex Hare, & Nehemiah Luckett As Their Newest Archive Residency Artists
by Julie Musbach - Oct 21, 2019

New Ohio Theatre and IRT Theater are excited to welcome Kareem M. Lucas and the team of Zhailon Levingston, Alex Hare & Nehemiah Luckett as their newest Archive Residency artists.

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