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Cast Announced For BEST OF ENEMIES at the Young Vic Photo Cast Announced For BEST OF ENEMIES at the Young Vic
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2021

The Young Vic today announce the complete cast and creative team for James Graham's bold new play Best of Enemies, directed by Jeremy Herrin, in a co-production with Headlong.

Syracuse Stage Begins Season With Free Fully Staged Professional Reading Photo Syracuse Stage Begins Season With Free Fully Staged Professional Reading
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 3, 2021

Syracuse Stage reopens its doors for public performances with a fully staged professional reading of “Baldwin vs. Buckley: The Faith of Our Fathers,” a “theatricalization” by Stage's resident playwright Kyle Bass of the 1965 debate between writer and Civil Rights activist James Baldwin and conservative commentator William F. Buckley, Jr. The debate took place at Cambridge University and was broadcast by the BBC.

The Top 20 New London Shows Opening In 2021 Photo The Top 20 New London Shows Opening In 2021
by Marianka Swain - Sep 3, 2021

As theatre comes roaring back, this autumn and winter see plenty of exciting new productions, including big West End musicals and intriguing plays. Here are the shows that we’re most looking forward to seeing.

Syracuse Stage Expands Artistic Leadership Team Photo Syracuse Stage Expands Artistic Leadership Team
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 15, 2021

Syracuse Stage Artistic Director Robert Hupp today announced an expansion of the senior artistic staff. As of September 1, veteran New York based director Melissa Crespo becomes the theater's associate artistic director. Kyle Bass, who currently holds that position, will transition to a new role as the theater's first resident playwright and will remain a member of the theater's senior artistic staff.

PEAK Performances Announces 2021-22 Season Photo PEAK Performances Announces 2021-22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 2, 2021

PEAK Performances at Montclair State University today announced its 2021-2022 season, presenting a slate of gripping new works on film via the organization’s PEAK Plus streaming platform, free of charge, and then welcoming audiences back into the Alexander Kasser Theater for a robust lineup of exhilarating on-stage premieres.

MATILDA, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG and More Announced for Syracuse Stage 2021/22 Seaso Photo MATILDA, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG and More Announced for Syracuse Stage 2021/22 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2021

Syracuse Stage today announced plans to resume live and in person performance in the 2021/2022 season.

BWW Review: New Works, Bold Voices at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis Photo BWW Review: New Works, Bold Voices at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis
by Steve Callahan - Jun 15, 2021

The glorious Opera Theatre of Saint Louis has opened its New Works, Bold Voices Lab. This is its continuation of a program exploring where the world of opera might go in days ahead. This season’s offerings are three quite different short pieces, together lasting some hour and a quarter.

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, June 1- Leslie Uggams, Sonya Tayeh, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, June 1- Leslie Uggams, Sonya Tayeh, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 1, 2021

Today (June 1) in live streaming: Stars in the House is bustin' out all over with Leslie Uggams, Capricorn 29 continues, Restart Satges presents dance by Sonya Tayeh, and more!

Elevator Repair Service Bring s BALDWIN AND BUCKLEY AT CAMBRIDGE Photo Elevator Repair Service Bring s BALDWIN AND BUCKLEY AT CAMBRIDGE
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 12, 2021

From April 23 to 25, 2021, REDCAT presents New York's provocative and award-winning theater ensemble Elevator Repair Service with their new work-in-progress, Baldwin and Buckley at Cambridge.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: February 27-28- with Brian Stokes Mitchell, Alex Newell Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: February 27-28- with Brian Stokes Mitchell, Alex Newell and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 27, 2021

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, February 27-28, 2020.

Performance Installation NEGATIVE LIBERTY/POSITIVE LIBERTY Premieres in March Photo Performance Installation NEGATIVE LIBERTY/POSITIVE LIBERTY Premieres in March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 26, 2021

The american vicarious and The Invisible Dog Arts Center will present the world premiere of Negative Liberty / Positive Liberty, a socially distanced performance installation exploring famed British philosopher Isaiah Berlin's historic 1958 lecture/essay: Two Concepts of Liberty: Negative & Positive.

Celebrating Black History Month: Geoffrey Holder, History-Making Tony Award-Winner Photo Celebrating Black History Month: Geoffrey Holder, History-Making Tony Award-Winner
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 25, 2021

Today it's all about history-making performer, choreographer, director, costume designer, composer and visual artist, Geoffrey Holder.

DEBATE: BALDWIN VS BUCKLEY Now Available For Free Streaming Photo DEBATE: BALDWIN VS BUCKLEY Now Available For Free Streaming
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2020

the american vicarious in collaboration with BRIC present DEBATE: Baldwin vs Buckley, a staging of the historic clash between James Baldwin and William F Buckley Jr. featuring Teagle F. Bougere (Baldwin) and Eric T. Miller (Buckley).

PRELUDE 2020 Festival Begins This Week Photo PRELUDE 2020 Festival Begins This Week
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 19, 2020

This week marks the first week of the 2020 Prelude Festival: Sites of Revolution, which runs until October 30.

PRELUDE FESTIVAL 2020 Announces Full Schedule Photo PRELUDE FESTIVAL 2020 Announces Full Schedule
by Stephi Wild - Oct 17, 2020

The 2020 Prelude Festival, titled Sites of Revolution, will bring together artists, critics, activists, and producers from New York City and beyond to explore the many ways in which revolutions are taking place today. 

BRIC and the American Vicarious Present Live Staging of DEBATE: BALDWIN VS BUCKLEY Photo BRIC and the American Vicarious Present Live Staging of DEBATE: BALDWIN VS BUCKLEY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2020

BRIC and the american vicarious, are pleased to announce, DEBATE: Baldwin vs Buckley. For three consecutive nights, the american vicarious will restage the historic 1965 debate between intellectual heavyweights James Baldwin and William F. Buckley Jr., echoing the original question: 'Is the American Dream at the expense of the American Negro?'

STATIC APNEA Begins Live Performances September 12 at The Invisible Dog Art Center Photo STATIC APNEA Begins Live Performances September 12 at The Invisible Dog Art Center
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2020

the american vicarious in collaboration with The Invisible Dog Art Center present the New York Premiere of STATIC APNEA (2020) a socially distanced performative installation beginning performances on September 12, 2020.

The GR Symphony Presents PETER AND THE WOLF On Saturday! Photo The GR Symphony Presents PETER AND THE WOLF On Saturday!
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 22, 2020

In 1936, Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev was invited by Central Children's Theater in Moscow to write a new musical symphony to cultivate a?oemusical tastes in children from their first years of school.a??

Mosaic Theater Company Of DC Turns 5 This Fall And Celebrates Historic Year Photo Mosaic Theater Company Of DC Turns 5 This Fall And Celebrates Historic Year
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 7, 2019

Mosaic Theater Company of DC launches its 5th season this month with the DC premiere of Lynn Nottage's Fabulation, Or The Re-Education of Undine, previewing August 21 (see our August 1 Fabulation press release for opening night information, and our March 29 a?oe#Wokeseason5a?? release for full season line-up), exactly one month after the close of the most successful show in Mosaic's history, the co-production of Kelvin Roston Jr.'s Twisted Melodies, which sold out its last week of performances, playing to record crowds and box office, providing the capstone to a season of transformative artistic and fundraising achievements. 

Margaret Hoover's FIRING LINE Returns Amid Rapid Audience Growth & Considerable Media Photo Margaret Hoover's FIRING LINE Returns Amid Rapid Audience Growth & Considerable Media Attention
by Tori Hartshorn - Jul 10, 2019

FIRING LINE WITH MARGARET HOOVER returns to PBS for a second season of spirited debate focusing on the most important issues facing our democracy today. Host Margaret Hoover will once again bring together the brightest minds and freshest voices from across the political spectrum, along with thought leaders and cultural figures, to engage in a contest of ideas.

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