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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2021
The Firehall Arts Centre has announced its 39th season, and Artistic Producer Donna Spencer has proudly programmed it as a Reunion Season. The Firehall’s 2021-22 Reunion Season opens with the world premiere of Raven Spirit Dance’s Chapter 21 from September 29 to October 3.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2021
The Firehall Arts Centre has announced its 39th season, and Artistic Producer Donna Spencer has proudly programmed it as a Reunion Season.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 30, 2021
Northern Kentucky University's School of the Arts welcomes William Charles Crowley to campus on Sunday, Oct. 10, to host a lecture and demonstration entitled 'Beyond the Labyrinth: The Dance Legacy of Martha Graham' which will be followed by a masterclass introducing students to the Graham Technique. This session is free to the public, but advanced registration is required.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 24, 2021
This past February, Svetlana and her award-winning band The New York Collective utilized their competitive Jazz Road touring grant to embark on a two-part road tour.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2021
Peninsula Players Theatre has announced that Linda Fortunato succeeded Greg Vinkler as the theater's new artistic director this week. Fortunato was appointed by the Board of Directors earlier this year when Vinkler announced he was stepping down from administrative duties at the end of the 2021 season.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 21, 2021
A benefit for mental health organization Darkness RISING gave the folks at Birdland some great COMPANY.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 20, 2021
There’s nothing quite like a great concert … Which is why The Carnegie is inviting the public to “Get Back” to enjoying the musical extravaganza that is SUITS THAT ROCK on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. at the Covington Plaza Outdoor Amphitheater. Tickets are $70 and are on sale now.
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 18, 2021
THE GARDENS OF ANUNCIA, the world premiere Old Globe commissioned musical is a lovely, funny, and heartfelt musical that celebrates the love of family, art, and even the adversity that helps a person truly bloom.  THE GARDENS OF ANUNCIA is playing at The Old Globe through October 17th. 
by Cindy Marcolina - Sep 17, 2021
In 1940 a group of four teenage friends, thinking they’d be crawling through a secret passage to the close-by Lascaux Manor, made one of the most astonishing discoveries of the 20th Century. Over nine hundred paintings dating back god-knows-how-long, in their eyes. Something inside of them knew that they needed to preserve it, so they camped out day and night to protect it. Then WWII started, and they enrolled in the French resistance.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 17, 2021
Hosts Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that they will host a special Game Night with the members of the original casts of two of the most beloved television shows of all time - “Little House on the Prairie,” and the “The Waltons,” in a fun-filled episode of “Stars In The House” Tuesday, September 21st to benefit The Actors Fund.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 17, 2021
On Friday, September 24, 2021, Deutsche Grammophon releases the Philadelphia Orchestra's recordings of Florence Price's Symphony No. 1 in E minor and Symphony No. 3 in C minor led by Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin.
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 16, 2021
We are delighted to keep our readers informed about the restaurant scene in New York City.  With openings, re-openings, and the latest menu developments, there’s more opportunity to enjoy the culinary scene than ever before.  And with entertainment coming back full swing in the city, plan a great outing!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021
Both a celebration and a call to action, Expand the Canon demands space in the classical canon for more diverse playwrights, many of whom were underproduced or utterly un-produced in their lifetimes. Hedgepig Ensemble Theatre calls upon the national and international theater community to expand its definition of classical theater and include these brilliant writers and artists in their production seasons, publications, classrooms, and beyond.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021
Join in honoring Nobel Prize-winner Toni Morrison in Synchronicity Theatre's production of THE BLUEST EYE. Adapted for the stage by Lydia R. Diamond and directed by Ibi Owolabi, this is the powerful story of Pecola Breedlove, a dark-skinned African-American girl who firmly believes she can overcome all obstacles in her life with blue eyes.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 8, 2021
Gettysburg Community Theatre, the non-profit 501c3 organization located at 49 York Street in historic downtown Gettysburg, PA, reopened in April for in-person public performances after being shuttered for a year with nothing but “zoom shows”. Now in its 13th season, GCT continues to offer educational, performance, and volunteer opportunities for all ages and abilities year-round.
by Rich Mehrenberg - Oct 6, 2021
John Bishop's play The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 premiered at the Circle Repertory Company in New York in 1987 before opening on Broadway later that year. This ensemble play is the perfect lead-in to the Halloween season, featuring mistaken identities, secret passageways, murder, and lots of laughs. You can catch The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 at Gettysburg Community Theatre in person October 8-17 and virtually on demand October 22-24. Andrea Stephenson, who plays the character of Bernice, took a few moments to share her experience with the show:
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 4, 2021
Pal Joey, the Rodgers and Hart-John O’Hara classic musical, has been revised in a brand-new production that will be heading to Broadway in the 2022-2023 season.
by Michael Major - Oct 4, 2021
Acclaimed Chilean artist Mon Laferte announced today the October 29 release of '1940 Carmen' via Universal Music Mexico. The announcement comes along with the release of the first single, “Algo Es Mejor.” and we've got a first listen to the new single.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 4, 2021
The Soraya celebrates both its 10th Anniversary and Opening Night of the 2021-22 Season with a free performance—Grammy Award winner Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra performing his cross-border collaboration Fandango at the Wall.  
by Jerri Shafer - Oct 29, 2021
We are back! The Alcove Dinner Theatre opens its 2020-21 season with the hilarious production of Wally’s Café by Sam Bobrick and Ron Clark. Wally’s Café opened on Broadway in 1981, starring James Coco, Rita Moreno and Sally Struthers. Performances dates are every Friday and Saturday nights, Oct. 29-30, Nov. 5-20. Social hour is 6:30 p.m., dinner is served at 7:00 p.m. and the show begins after dinner. Dinner selections and prices are on the Alcove and MTVarts website. The Alcove Restaurant, 116 South Main Street, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. For tickets or more information, visit: https://www.alcoverestaurant.com MTVarts gives generous support to the dinner theater. Please join us for “Welcome Home” an original musical based on the memoir by a Vietnam veteran. For tickets or more information, visit: https://mtvarts.com/
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2021
Melodia Women's Choir will present 'Sun, Moon, and Stars', a celebration of the universe as a constant force and source of wonder among Earth's catastrophic challenges. While Melodia will be continuing their mission of singing lesser-known works, the program also features more familiar repertoire.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 22, 2021
All three shows will be presented during the month of November on separate weekends. Learn more about the productions here!
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 18, 2021
American Repertory Ballet announces a unique collaboration with Mexican fashion design brand Pineda Covalin as part of its upcoming program at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, October 23 and 24.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 13, 2021
After months of debate, the Board will ask Village Attorney Mark Burkland to draft an ordinance requesting the forgiveness of $1 million in Village loans to the performing arts venue.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2021
The New Orleans Ballet Association has announced its 2021-2022 Main Stage Dance Season at the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts. NOBA's collection of vibrant, sumptuous, captivating dance offerings represent the best and brightest of what the dance world has to offer today.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 11, 2021
Con la charla virtual Roberto Montenegro: creador de universos lejanos, impartida por Andrea García Rodríguez, se conmemora el 53 aniversario luctuoso del pintor jalisciense (1887-1968), la cual se llevará a cabo el próximo 13 de octubre a las 17:00 horas frente al mural del artista, ubicado en el segundo piso del Palacio de Bellas Artes.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2021
Twelfth Night Productions has announced the return of It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Show with an original short by John Ruoff, The Case of the Missing Snowman. Both are playing together this December at Kenyon Hall.
by Team BWW - Nov 8, 2021
Live theatre is officially back and Concord Theatricals is celebrating! 'There's No Business Like Show Business' is a digital celebration that launched just last month, marking the return of live theater and all of the incredible people who help to make it happen. The celebration coincides with the 75th anniversary of Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun and its iconic showstopper 'There's No Business Like Show Business,' a song that has more resonance than ever this year.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 5, 2021
Greystone Hall and the Colonial Playhouse of Delaware County present the 2021 production of The Manor, a two-act play by Kathrine Bates, directed by Sam Barrett.  Inspired by a true story from the 1920''s, the play was designed to be performed in the Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills where those events took place.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 5, 2021
Sonic stocking- stuffers from Alicia Keys, Andy Williams, Joni Mitchell and Dan Fogelberg will be on offer as the region's premier vocal jazz ensemble sings a family-friendly concert of sacred and secular classics, including selections from their recent “Boy Band Diaries” show with the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra.
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 4, 2021
There’s so much to like about the George Street Playhouse (GSP) season opener, Dear Jack, Dear Louise. This is a love story that will please audiences of all ages. Written by Ken Ludwig and directed by the Playhouse’s Artistic Director, David Saint, the charismatic two-hander checks all the boxes for a top show with the finest writing, excellent direction, and wonderful acting.
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 30, 2021
Like many classic stories that we have grown to know and love, She Loves Me, the upcoming Center Stage Theatre production at Midland Center for the Arts, has a long history as a charming tale worth retelling with new and unique interpretations.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2021
Acclaimed soloist Vladimir Khomyakov, who has performed with orchestras worldwide, joins the West Valley Symphony for its 2021-2022 season-opening performance at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 21 at The Vista Center for the Arts, 15660 N. Parkway Place in Surprise.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Nov 18, 2021
La producción de 2018 del Teatro de la Zarzuela regresa esta temporada por tiempo limitado.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Nov 17, 2021
La popular zarzuela de Pablo Sorozabal regresa en esta producción de Mario Gas que se estrenó en Madrid en 2018.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2021
The 1940's Radio Hour, award winning musical, and holiday favorite by Walton Jones, returns Dec. 3-5 and 17-19 live, in-person at the Rose Center Theater. Set against the backdrop of World War II, this heartwarming show follows a group of Radio Artists at Christmas as they attempt to make it big on the 'Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade.'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2021
Lamplighters Community Theatre will present The 1940's Radio Hour, directed by Pamela Stompoly & George Bailey and produced by Heather Kenney, featuring music direction by Benjamin Read and choreography by Bruno Bosardi.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2021
Coming Orange County's Premier Civic Performing Arts Center this holiday season, The 1940's Radio Hour is set to play at the Rose Center Theater December 3-5 and 17-19, 2021.
by Michael Major - Nov 12, 2021
Inspired by Disney’s animated classic, this retelling, directed by Robert Zemeckis, combines live action and visual effects and stars Tom Hanks, Cynthia Erivo, Luke Evans and the voices of Benjamin Evan Ainsworth, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Keegan-Michael Key and Lorraine Bracco.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2021
Centerstage's wildly popular Holiday tradition makes its playful and irreverent return after a two year hiatus. Brought to you by the same writing, music, and dance team as 2019's 'Robin Hood', this year's brand new offering is the story “Puss in Boots”…with a Panto twist, of course.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2021
The Jewish Museum is presenting a two-part virtual symposium exploring a wide range of subjects related to the exhibition Afterlives: Recovering the Lost Stories of Looted Art in December 2021.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 3, 2021
The Virgil Thomson Foundation today announced the digital release of Virgil Thomson: Complete Chamber Works, the first complete recording of chamber works by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer/author Virgil Thomson (1896-1989).
by Gigi Gervais - Dec 2, 2021
‘Tis the season to be jolly at Storyhouse this Christmas with a series of seasonal events and activities for audiences of all ages to enjoy. Family-friendly films, fascinating festive talks, Christmas music and Storyhouse’s own very special version of Oliver Twist! are all on the programme this December. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2021
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Producing Artistic Director BT McNicholl will welcome you home to a very special return season of truly exhilarating events at the newly renovated theatre! Won’t it be amazing to once again laugh together at the unmistakable comedy of the one-and-only JAY LENO and the always hilarious MARGARET CHO?
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 31, 2021
The New York Burlesque Festival is the largest and most acclaimed festival of its kind in the world, attracting sold-out crowds since its premiere in 2003. 
by Stephi Wild - Aug 29, 2021
Gettysburg Community Theatre, the non-profit 501c3 organization located at 49 York Street in historic downtown Gettysburg, PA, reopened in April for in-person public performances after being shuttered for a year with nothing but “zoom shows”. Now in its 13th season, GCT continues to offer educational, performance, and volunteer opportunities for all ages and abilities year-round.
by Tom Hayden Millward - Aug 28, 2021
'Where did all the happy endings go? Where can all the good times be?' When West End stalwart Dianne Pilkington enchanted the audience yesterday evening at the press night of Bedknobs and Broomsticks with The Sherman Brothers' 'The Age of Not Believing', perhaps the 1971 Disney film's most iconic number, I couldn't help but think about we have all endured over the past year and a half.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 27, 2021
Cleveland State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance enters its tenth full season as a resident company of Playhouse Square. The company celebrates the return to the Allen Theatre Complex with a spirited comedy, a spring musical, a Shakespearean drama and an energetic slate of dance. 
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 26, 2021
Judy Garland was a star of stage and screen whose talent was unparalleled in its time. Her personal journey, however, was not always filled with sunshine and happiness. Now, The Carnegie will explore and celebrate her legacy when it travels to the END OF THE RAINBOW at Covington Plaza Outdoor Amphitheater this September.