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The Band's Visit at Academy of Music

Dates

1/7/2020

Theatre

Academy of Music


240 S Broad St.
Philadelphia,



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An Egyptian Police Band arrives in Israel to play a concert. After a mix up at the border, they are sent to a remote village in the middle of the desert. With no bus until morning and no hotel in sight, these unlikely travelers are taken in by the locals. Under the spell of the desert sky, their lives become intertwined in the most unexpected ways. A new musical based on the critically acclaimed screenplay which received 36 major international awards.

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Theater Stories: A BRONX TALE, THE PROM, DIANA & More About The Longacre Theatre!
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This week's Theater Stories features the Longacre Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the theater's stage including A Bronx Tale, The Prom, and The Lightning Thief, the next show that is set to open at the theater, Diana, and much more!

LITERATURE LIVE! Returns to Bay Street With Virtual Production of MOBY DICK
October 15, 2020

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the return of Literature Live! with an online theatrical production of Herman Melville’s American classic Moby Dick. This virtual production is adapted by Bay Street Theater Director of Education & Community Outreach, Allen O’Reilly.

Long Beach Opera Announces Three Programs For Fall 2020
September 16, 2020

While the Covid-19 pandemic has shuttered many performing arts organizations around the world, Long Beach Opera (LBO) has been industriously devising live innovative performance opportunities for both its artists and audiences. 

The National Announce HIGH VIOLET 10-Year Anniversary Triple LP
March 30, 2020

The National have announced they will be releasing a 10-year anniversary expanded edition of their 2010 album High Violet, on June 19th, 2020.  Originally released May 11, 2010, the critically acclaimed fifth studio album features the now-classics “Terrible Love,””Bloodbuzz Ohio,”“England,” and perennial show closer, “Vanderlyle Crybaby Geeks.” In addition to the 10 original tracks, the triple LP package includes a third LP which includes tracks never before available on vinyl, including “Wake Up Your Saints,” an alternate version of “Terrible Love,””Walk Off” and more. The vinyl comes in three different versions, Standard (white & purple marbled vinyl), Cherry Tree (white & purple split color vinyl), and Vinyl Me Please (white & purple splatter vinyl). See full tracklisting below and pre-order HERE.

Face Vocal Band Comes to Carnegie Hall
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Coming hot off the heels of headlining Red Rocks Amphitheatre last fall Face Vocal Band is about to take the stage at New York City's legendary Carnegie Hall for Total Vocal with Deke Sharon on March 29th.

Meet the Cast of COMPANY - Now in Previews on Broadway!
March 02, 2020

Company is officially in previews on Broadway!  Following the engagement in London's West End, the new production of Sondheim and George Furth's landmark American musical, Company, directed by two-time Tony Award® winner Marianne Elliott comes to Broadway starring Tony and Grammy Award® winner Katrina Lenk as Bobbie and two-time Tony Award and two-time Grammy Award winner Patti LuPone as Joanne.

DCINY Presents Music By Norwegian Composer, Ola Gjeilo, At Lincoln Center
February 28, 2020

In its ongoing effort to commission and present innovative new composers of classical and choral music, DCINY, (Distinguished Concerts International, New York), will present the work of DCINY Composer-in-Residence Ola Gjeilo. The concert will take place on March 16, 2020, at 7 pm at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center. Tickets start at $20. For tickets and information, visit DCINY's website.

Danni Smith Joins the Cast of ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE for Three Week Extension at The Den Theatre
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Due to popular demand, Firebrand Theatre has announced a second extension of its hit revival of ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE, now playing through Saturday, January 25, 2020 at The Den Theatre's Janet Bookspan Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago.

Skylight Music Theatre Has Announced Cast and Creative Team For THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS
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ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE Extends Through January 4, 2020 at The Den Theatre
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Due to popular demand, Firebrand Theatre's hit revival of ALWAYSa?? PATSY CLINE will add three additional weeks of performances, extending through Saturday, January 4, 2020 at The Den Theatre's Janet Bookspan Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago.

Arena Stage Announces Cast and Creative for A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS
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Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the company for A Thousand Splendid Suns, adapted for the stage by Ursula Rani Sarma and based on the 2007 New York Times bestselling novel by Khaled Hosseini (Kite Runner). Set in 1992 in war-torn Afghanistan, this gripping story centers around a friendship that develops between two Afghan women following a tragedy. While facing insurmountable odds of a brutal and oppressive way of life, the two form an unlikely bond in a heart-rending fight for survival. Directed by Carey Perloff, A Thousand Splendid Suns runs January 17 - March 1, 2020 in the Kreeger Theater.

Multi-GRAMMY® Award-Winning Arturo O'Farrill and The Afro Latin Jazz Alliance to Present HOLIDAY DANCE CONCERT
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Multi-GRAMMY® Award-winning composer/pianist/educator Arturo O'Farrill and the non-profit The Afro Latin Jazz Alliance (ALJA) announce a special Holiday Dance Concert featuring the 18-piece Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra (ALJO) performing riveting compositions from its acclaimed repertoire at BRIC House on Thursday, December 5, 2019. The Holiday Dance Concert raises funds for the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance's Music Education Programs. The evening will be a retrospective of Latin Jazz Big Band music with an emphasis on Mambo. Arturo O'Farrill and ALJO will perform with special guest vocalists Sammy Gonzalez Jr. and Ivan Llanes. The Fat Afro Latin Jazz Cats Youth Big Band will open the show.

International WEEFESTIVAL Of Arts And Culture For Early Years Returns For 5th Edition In May
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Judy Collins, Jeff Hiller And More Announced At Joe's Pub
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Everything from Matteo Lane giving us very Mariah Christmas (Dec 17) to Isaac Oliver (writer on GLOW & High Maintenance) as your Valentine (Feb 13) to the debut of a very special project by Gloria Reuben (Mar 31) will hit the stage at Joe's Pub in the coming weeks!

The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus Announces Holiday-Themed Programming & Family-Friendly Event
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The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus is pleased to announce a diverse array of holiday-themed programming & family-friendly events, including: returning favorites from the Kimmel Center's esteemed Resident Companies like The Philadelphia Orchestra, Pennsylvania Ballet, and The Philly POPS; FREE Gospel events; and opportunity for community outreach & city-wide celebrations like the FREE 15th annual New Year's Day celebration. This year, the Kimmel Center partners with Urban Affairs Coalition for 'Warmth for the Holidays 2019' donation drive, collecting new hats, scarves, mittens and gloves for children and adults. This collection supports Grand Central and Center For H.O.P.E.

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