Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

William Hobbs

 
William Hobbs Headshot
Audra McDonald, Max von Essen, Jessica Vosk & More to Perform in PTown in August & Se Photo Audra McDonald, Max von Essen, Jessica Vosk & More to Perform in PTown in August & September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2022

Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale is continuing to shine a star-bright spotlight on his biggest and most ambitious lineup of stars yet, for this, his eleventh anniversary season at the acclaimed Provincetown venue. Audra McDonald has announced her return by popular demand to the Town Hall series on August 28 with Seth Rudetsky.

See Audra McDonald, Stephanie J. Block, Christy Altomare & More in P-Town This Summer Photo See Audra McDonald, Stephanie J. Block, Christy Altomare & More in P-Town This Summer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

Hot on the heels of Audra McDonald’s sold-out show at Town Hall over Memorial Day Weekend, Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale will kick-off his Provincetown Art House & Town Hall regular summer season with his largest and most ambitious lineup to-date of music and comedy superstars for summer 2022.

Audra McDonald, Chita Rivera, Stephanie J. Block & More Announced for P-Town Art Hous Photo Audra McDonald, Chita Rivera, Stephanie J. Block & More Announced for P-Town Art House Summer 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2022

Mark Cortale, Producing Artistic Director of Provincetown’s Art House Theatre, has announced his largest and most ambitious lineup of music and comedy superstars for this summer’s 2022 season.

BWW Exclusive: Audra McDonald, Chita Rivera, Stephanie J. Block and More Announced f Photo BWW Exclusive: Audra McDonald, Chita Rivera, Stephanie J. Block and More Announced for Provincetown Art House/Town Hall for Summer 2022
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 1, 2022

Provincetown’s Art House Theatre has announced its largest and most ambitious lineup of music and comedy superstars for this summer’s 2022 season. He will also add to the mix a first-ever “Virtuoso” series spotlighting six of the solo classical reps brightest stars.

Joanna Lumley Lends Support To The Actors Centre Fundraising Appeal Photo Joanna Lumley Lends Support To The Actors Centre Fundraising Appeal
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2020

BAFTA award-winning actress, presenter and activist, Joanna Lumley, has lent her support to The Actors Centre fundraising campaign. Lumley has shared the #SupportTheActorsCentre message, which encourages urgent donations to The Actors Centre during its period of closure due to COVID-19.

Varla Jean Merman, Kool Keith, Mad Scene, And More Announced At Joe's Pub Photo Varla Jean Merman, Kool Keith, Mad Scene, And More Announced At Joe's Pub
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 31, 2019

Check out the Joe's Pub lineup for the tip-top of the year a?" a new Country Music night from Jim, Jenn & Neal; Haitian singer-songwriter BeLO; two of the three Ultramagnetic MCs Kool Keith and CED-GEE; Kittel & Co, Rev Billy, a very fun showcase from DANCE NOW and, as always, a ton more.

WET PAINT New Play Festival Announced At New Ohio Theatre Photo WET PAINT New Play Festival Announced At New Ohio Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 19, 2019

In only it's second year, the Wet Paint - New Play Festival has managed to round up B'way veterans (Johanna Leister, Layan Elwazani), TV stars (Christopher Shyer, Rachel Handler), & Amazon Best-Selling authors (Edward Medina) to participate in a barebones development series of short-performances. This year's festival has a theme: Walls, and with that theme, Point-Blank Theatre Co. received a unique submission. William Hobbs, a member of Voices Inside, an inmate writing/theatre program at Northpoint Training Center in KY, submitted his play, A Spider's Web and was accepted among dozens of NYC playwright applicants.

Thessaly Chamber Music Festival Returns This June Photo Thessaly Chamber Music Festival Returns This June
by Alan Henry - Jan 28, 2019

Chamber music comes to the mythical land of the centaurs this June 14-24th, 2019!

Thessaly Chamber Music Festival Returns This June Photo Thessaly Chamber Music Festival Returns This June
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 9, 2019

January 9, 2019: The program for the 2019 Thessaly Chamber Music Festival was announced today by Chamber Music Hellas President Vasos Papagapitos, and Artistic Director, Lowell Liebermann. Set in the mythical land of the gods in central Greece, the Thessaly Chamber Music Festival, now in its second year, will take place June 14-24, 2019 and will offer seven concerts of iconic masterpieces of the chamber music literature alongside compositions of Greek classical composers, as well as other neglected and unusual masterworks. The performances will be offered free of charge to the residents of the region and Master Classes are planned at the music conservatories in Larissa and Volos.

2019 Thessaly Chamber Music Festival Announced for June 14-24 Photo 2019 Thessaly Chamber Music Festival Announced for June 14-24
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 9, 2019

The program for the 2019 Thessaly Chamber Music Festival was announced today by Chamber Music Hellas President Vasos Papagapitos, and Artistic Director, Lowell Liebermann.

Broadway @ NOCCA Series Kicks Off With Marisol Montalvo Photo Broadway @ NOCCA Series Kicks Off With Marisol Montalvo
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

Producer Mark Cortale's sixth annual Broadway @ NOCCA series kicks off today, November 1, 2018 at 7:30pm when internationally renowned star of opera and musical theatre, Marisol Montalvo, brings her acclaimed new show MAD SCENE to NOCCA's Lupin Hall! Tickets start at $30 and can be purchased at BroadwayNOLA.com or by calling 800-838-3006. Lupin Hall is located on the NOCCA campus at 2800 Chartres Street.

Opera Star Marisol Montalvo Debuts New Show MAD SCENE Photo Opera Star Marisol Montalvo Debuts New Show MAD SCENE
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 18, 2018

Producer Mark Cortale is kicking-off the seventh season of his celebrated Broadway @ NOCCA concert series on November 1 with internationally renowned opera star Marisol Montalvo, bringing her acclaimed new show Mad Scene for its New Orleans debut. The show was written and directed by Jeffery Roberson (aka Varla Jean Merman) and features William Hobbs at the piano. The series will continue with two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole on December 15, Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller on January 31, and Tony nominee & star of TV's Supergirl and Smash, Jeremy Jordan on March 29 - with each joined by Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky as music director and host.

Lineup Announced For Broadway @ NOCCA's 2018/19 Season Photo Lineup Announced For Broadway @ NOCCA's 2018/19 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 15, 2018

Producer Mark Cortale has announced a star-studded lineup for the sixth season of his celebrated Broadway @ NOCCA concert series in New Orleans. Three of Broadway's biggest names will share the marquee with one of opera's premiere stars in 2018-19.

Broadway @ NOCCA Series Kicks Off With Marisol Montalvo Photo Broadway @ NOCCA Series Kicks Off With Marisol Montalvo
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 10, 2018

Producer Mark Cortale's sixth annual Broadway @ NOCCA series kicks off on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 7:30pm when internationally renowned star of opera and musical theatre, Marisol Montalvo, brings her acclaimed new show MAD SCENE to NOCCA's Lupin Hall! Tickets start at $30 and can be purchased at BroadwayNOLA.com or by calling 800-838-3006. Lupin Hall is located on the NOCCA campus at 2800 Chartres Street.

Lineup Announced For Broadway @ NOCCA's 2018/19 Season Photo Lineup Announced For Broadway @ NOCCA's 2018/19 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 28, 2018

Producer Mark Cortale has announced a star-studded lineup for the sixth season of his celebrated Broadway @ NOCCA concert series in New Orleans. Three of Broadway's biggest names will share the marquee with one of opera's premiere stars in 2018-19.

Mark Cortale Productions Makes Plans To Relocate Provincetown Theatre Base For Summer Photo Mark Cortale Productions Makes Plans To Relocate Provincetown Theatre Base For Summer 2019
by Stephi Wild - Jun 19, 2018

Mark Cortale, Producing Artistic Director of Provincetown's internationally known Art House theater, has announced that he has begun to search for a new summer location for 2019. Cortale learned last week that the twin 120-seat theaters at The Art House will be gutted by the property owner after the current summer season due to restaurant expansion plans. The news comes on the heels of seven consecutive seasons of remarkable success; thriving outposts of its famed 'Broadway @' music series in major venues across the country and abroad; and the recent announcement of its largest lineup of Broadway, comedy and music stars yet for its P-Town home.

Jeremy Jordan, Bianca del Rio, Stephanie J. Block, and More Announced for Provincetow Photo Jeremy Jordan, Bianca del Rio, Stephanie J. Block, and More Announced for Provincetown This Summer
by Julie Musbach - Apr 2, 2018

For the eighth consecutive season since taking the helm as Producing Artistic Director at Provincetown's Art House, Mark Cortale has upped the ante - announcing his largest music and comedy lineup yet.

Opera Star Marisol Montalvo to Debut MAD SCENE at Provincetown Art House Photo Opera Star Marisol Montalvo to Debut MAD SCENE at Provincetown Art House
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Mark Cortale, Producing Artistic Director of The Art House in Provincetown, MA, has announced that internationally acclaimed opera star Marisol Montalvo will perform the world premiere of her new show Mad Scene, directed by Jeffery Roberson aka Varla Jean Merman, on August 27 for one performance only. 

NYFOS Next Festival of New Songs Launches Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

New York Festival of Song's contemporary song series NYFOS Next -- dubbed 'invaluable' by The New Yorker and The New York Times -- enters its sixth season and continues its new format: a three-concert February mini-festival in the intimate state-of-the-art recital hall at OPERA America's National Opera Center. The Thursday concerts take place today, February 4, as well as February 11, and 18, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

NYFOS Next Festival of New Songs Sets Casts, Programs for February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

New York Festival of Song's contemporary song series NYFOS Next -- dubbed 'invaluable' by The New Yorker and The New York Times -- enters its sixth season and continues its new format: a three-concert February mini-festival in the intimate state-of-the-art recital hall at OPERA America's National Opera Center. The Thursday concerts take place February 4, 11, and 18, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

 1