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Soara-Joye Ross, Akron Watson, and Nick Rashad Burroughs Will Star In First Ever All- Photo Soara-Joye Ross, Akron Watson, and Nick Rashad Burroughs Will Star In First Ever All-Black Production Of NEXT TO NORMAL: IN CONCERT
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2021

As part of the unique concert staging, actors will be seated in a “grieving circle.” Some audience members will be up on stage as part of the group and the circle will extend out into the house seated in the round, making one big unified circle.

JAG Productions Continues To Celebrate and Spread Black Joy With Annual Fundraiser Ju Photo JAG Productions Continues To Celebrate and Spread Black Joy With Annual Fundraiser Juke Joint At Home
by Stephi Wild - Nov 5, 2020

Coming out of the month-long Black Joy Project, JAG Productions will share its creative energy and healing power throughout the Upper Valley and beyond virtually this year during its annual fundraiser Juke Joint on November 14.

Photo Flash: GRAND HOTEL Opens At The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival Photo Photo Flash: GRAND HOTEL Opens At The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 10, 2019

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival (FLMTF) opens its second production this season, the song and dance spectacular, Grand Hotel. The show runs July 10 through July 31 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Emerson Park.

FLMTF Announces Cast Of GRAND HOTEL Photo FLMTF Announces Cast Of GRAND HOTEL
by Julie Musbach - Jun 26, 2019

Opening on July 10th at the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival (FLMTF) is the song and dance spectacular, Grand Hotel. The show runs through July 31 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Emerson Park.

BWW Review: DUKE ELLINGTON'S SOPHISTICATED LADIES at NJPAC Photo BWW Review: DUKE ELLINGTON'S SOPHISTICATED LADIES at NJPAC
by Matthew Michaels - Mar 22, 2019

The jazz king of Harlem is alive and well in Newark, New Jersey. In honor of the 120th anniversary of his birth next month, Crossroads Theater Company and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center have co-produced a short run of DUKE ELLINGTON'S SOPHISTICATED LADIES. The musical revue, which originally made its way to Broadway in 1981, includes all of Ellington's best-known standards, including 'In A Sentimental Mood,' 'I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good,' and 'Mood Indigo.' This collaborative production at NJPAC is directed by Andre De Shields.

Photo Flash: Nat Adderley, Jr. Joins NJPAC And Crossroads Theatre Co-production Of SO Photo Photo Flash: Nat Adderley, Jr. Joins NJPAC And Crossroads Theatre Co-production Of SOPHISTICATED LADIES As Musical Director
by Stephi Wild - Mar 10, 2019

Two-time Tony nominee and Emmy winner Andre De Shields, currently in rehearsal for the Broadway production of Anais Mitchell's Hadestown, is simultaneously at the helm of Crossroads Theatre Company and New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)'s co-production of Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies at NJPAC, 1 Center Street in Newark, Thursday, March 21 - Sunday, March 24, 2019. Click here to purchase tickets.

NJPAC And Crossroads Theatre Company Present
Duke Ellington's SOPHISTICATED LADIES Photo NJPAC And Crossroads Theatre Company Present Duke Ellington's SOPHISTICATED LADIES
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 7, 2019

Andr De Shields directs this high-stepping revival for the 21st century, starring a dazzling cast of Broadway talent and featuring an onstage band well-versed in Duke's greatest music at New Jersey Performing Arts Center 1 Center Street, Newark NJ Victoria Theater $69 - $89

Black Broadway Creates A Music & Mental Health Album Photo Black Broadway Creates A Music & Mental Health Album
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2018

Singers from the Black Broadway community have joined together to create a music and mental health album of inspirational cover songs. In just two rehearsals, the Darkness RISING cast recorded an album intended for anyone who lives with anxiety, depression, bipolar, or other mental illnesses. Music has been proven be therapeutic and healing. It can provide emotional support, increase motivation, and offer an outlet for expression of feelings.

Mykal Kilgore, Kenita Miller, Jonathan Raviv, and More to Join Rona Siddiqui at the K Photo Mykal Kilgore, Kenita Miller, Jonathan Raviv, and More to Join Rona Siddiqui at the Kennedy Center
by Julie Musbach - Nov 2, 2018

New York based composer and lyricist, Rona Siddiqui will be joined by Mykal Kilgore (Motown), Kenita Miller (Once on this Island), Samia Mounts (We Live in Cairo workshop), Jonathan Raviv (The Band's Visit), Sherz Aletaha (Disaster!), and Waseem Alzer (We Live in Cairo workshop) at The Kennedy Center in a concert, Rona Siddiqui: Halfghan on a Mission, featuring her original music on November 15 at 6 PM.

MAMMA MIA! Opens at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival Photo MAMMA MIA! Opens at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival
by Julie Musbach - Jun 6, 2018

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival (FLMTF) proudly launches its 60th Anniversary season with the global mega-hit Mamma Mia! The show runs June 6 through June 27 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Emerson Park.

Photo Flash: ContemporaryMusicalTheatre.com Presents its Fifth Anniversary Concert at Photo Photo Flash: ContemporaryMusicalTheatre.com Presents its Fifth Anniversary Concert at The Green Room 42
by Stephi Wild - Mar 12, 2018

On Monday, March 5, ContemporaryMusicalTheatre.com celebrated their Fifth Anniversary with a star-studded concert, featuring songs by some of today's most celebrated, award-winning, and emerging writers, presented by a host of fantastic Broadway performers.

Black Broadway to Present a Mental Health Benefit Concert Photo Black Broadway to Present a Mental Health Benefit Concert
by Stephi Wild - Feb 27, 2018

Singers and musicians from the Black Broadway community will sing inspirational cover songs from their upcoming album: Darkness RISING. The concert benefits BLK HLTH, an organization which focuses on the wellness of the Black community. The concert will be held at The Triad NYC on Monday, April 2nd at 7pm. Tickets can be purchased at triadnyc.com. The Triad is located at 158 W. 72nd St. (2 drink minimum)

Chris Dwan, Caitlin Houlahan, and More Headline CMT's Anniversary Concert Photo Chris Dwan, Caitlin Houlahan, and More Headline CMT's Anniversary Concert
by Julie Musbach - Feb 21, 2018

ContemporaryMusicalTheatre.com is proud to announce an amazing line-up of performers for their Fifth Anniversary Celebration Concert at The Green Room 42 on Monday, March 5 at 9:30 PM. Packed with great contemporary musical theatre songs and curated by Laura Josepher & David Sisco, Contemporary Writers' Circle: Fifth Anniversary Concert represents the best of today's wide range of contemporary musical theatre styles featuring songs by celebrated, award-winning, and emerging writers.

COTTON CANDY AND COCAINE! A New Musical Gets NYC Workshop Photo COTTON CANDY AND COCAINE! A New Musical Gets NYC Workshop
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 12, 2017

Theatre C in association with Long Island City Artists Inc. invite you to a workshop production of Cotton Candy and Cocaine!

9 TO 5 Comes to Playhouse on the Square
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 26, 2017

Pushed to their boiling points, coworkers Violet, Judy, and Doralee concoct a plan to get even with their sexist, egotistical, and bigoted boss. In a hilarious turn of events, they live out their wildest fantasies - giving their boss the boot! While their boss remains "otherwise engaged," the women give their workplace a dream makeover taking control of the company that had always kept them down. Set in the late 1970s, this hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era is outrageous, thought provoking, and even a little romantic.

BWW Review: SCOTTSBORO BOYS Sings Truth To Power ~ Director Jeff Whiting And Cast Deliver A Tour De Force
by Herbert Paine - Apr 10, 2017

Phoenix Theatre's production of Kander & Ebb's SCOTTSBORO BOYS, directed by Jeff Whiting, is a tour de force, featuring performances that leave you unsettled, breathless, and inspired.

Cast Complete for JAG Productions & ArtisTree's CHOIR BOY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

The complete cast is set for the upcoming Vermont Premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney's CHOIR BOY, a gospel-infused play that will run at Briggs Opera House in White River Junction, VT. The show, directed by Jarvis Antonio Green, begins previews on November 3 and opens on November 5.

Cast Complete for JAG Productions & ArtisTree's CHOIR BOY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The complete cast is set for the upcoming Vermont Premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney's CHOIR BOY, a gospel-infused play that will run at Briggs Opera House in White River Junction, VT. The show, directed by Jarvis Antonio Green, begins previews on November 3 and opens on November 5.

Jarvis Antonio Green to Lead CHOIR BOY for JAG Productions & ArtisTree
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

???????Jarvis Antonio Green is leading a cast of Broadway veterans and emerging New York theater artists in the Vermont Premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney's timely play Choir Boy.

Jarvis Antonio Green to Lead CHOIR BOY for JAG Productions & ArtisTree
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

???????Jarvis Antonio Green is leading a cast of Broadway veterans and emerging New York theater artists in the Vermont Premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney's timely play Choir Boy.

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