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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2021
MEGILLAH CYCLE has surpassed 6,000 views and that number is rapidly climbing. The Congress for Jewish Culture is continuing its International Virtual Yiddish Theater series with MEGILLAH CYCLE, featuring an all-star international cast, directed and adapted by Mike Burstyn from Itzik Manger’s modernist take on the traditional Purim play.
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 7, 2021
March is International Women's Month want our readers to know about six impressive women who have contributed to the world of food, wine, and spirits.    
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2021
Drury Lane Theatre has announced its 2021/2022 Season will begin in September 2021. Drury Lane’s 66th Season includes Evita, The King and I, Steel Magnolias, Forever Plaid, and Holiday Inn. Drury Lane Theatre’s season runs September 2021 – July 2022 at 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 31, 2021
Ask any of the women working in the nightclub industry who their idol is, who their role model, there heroine, and chances are they will say one of these names.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2021
The Juilliard School today announced that its 116th commencement ceremony will be held in person on Friday, June 18, 2021, at 11am, outdoors on the Lincoln Center campus for a limited audience. The ceremony will also be livestreamed for those unable to attend in person.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 29, 2021
Find out who is in the cast of Channing Tatum’s Magic Mike Live, which will open in Melbourne in the world’s largest  spiegeltent, The Arcadia, at Birrarung Marr on 8 June 2021.  
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Mar 26, 2021
We're looking into the history of each of these theatres, plus their namesakes Ethel Barrymore, Vivian Beaumont Allen, Lynn Fontanne, and Helen Hayes.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 26, 2021
Actress Joy Bryant, Broadway journo Imogen Lloyd Webber, Broadway press legend Irene Gandy, CBS News commentator Jamal Simmons, and Michel Martin of NPR and PBS fame, joined journalist turned playwright, Keli Goff and others for a virtual opening night screening and zoom toast to celebrate the launch of Goff's play, The Glorious World of Crowns, Kinks and Curls at Baltimore Center Stage (BCS) where it will be streamed through April 18th.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 25, 2021
More than sixty performers and playwrights from stage and screen have joined together for Period Piece, a special project to destigmatize menstrual cycles. This original work about periods and the people who get them will premiere Monday, April 12, 2021 at 8 pm ET with performances Monday, April 19 and Monday, April 26.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 25, 2021
Milwaukee Rep will reopen with the live in-person concert First Lady of Song: Alexis J Roston Sings Ella Fitzgerald in the Quadracci Powerhouse April 27 - May 23, 2021. Award-winner Roston will offer approximately 85 minutes of stories and songs celebrating the sultry swing and playful joy that made Ella an American treasure.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 25, 2021
Art House Productions has announced the Virtual INKubator New Play Festival from Monday, May 3 - Wednesday, May 19 online via Zoom.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2021
The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre today announces the world premiere of Out West featuring works by three of the UK's leading playwrights, Tanika Gupta (A Doll's House), Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) and Roy Williams (Death Of England: Delroy), to reopen the venue.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 24, 2021
Through narration, interviews and rarely seen archival materials, the audience will see the sorority’s impact on World War II, NASA, Civil Rights, Women’s Rights and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) culminating in the historic election of America’s first Black and South Asian woman Vice President. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 23, 2021
The POPSUGAR event will be hosted by Sofia Wylie, and will feature powerful programming including a keynote conversation with Mrs. Obama and girls from the Girls Opportunity Alliance.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2021
SFJAZZ in San Francisco will present an exclusive Jane Monheit performance featuring her award-winning tribute to Ella Fitzgerald. The broadcast is part of SFJAZZ's Fridays at Five series and will air Friday, March 26, 2021 at 5:00pm PST/8:00pm EST.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2021
Award-winning producer and director, Paul Lazarus, in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, has announced the reissuing of his Anything Goes radio series as a new podcast.  ANYTHING GOES is available weekly beginning today, Monday, March 22nd, 2021 on Stephen Sondheim’s 91st birthday.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 22, 2021
George Mason University's Arts Management Program presents Rethinking the President's Committee for Arts and Humanities: Opportunities for Policy Innovation Under a New Administration, Wednesday, April 7 at 6:30 p.m. as part of Mason Arts at Home and presented in coordination with Arlington Forward.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 2, 2021
Renowned actor/director Mike Burstyn will be this week’s special guest on “The Yiddish Voice” on Boston’s WNUR Radio tomorrow (Wednesday) at 7:30 pm.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 17, 2021
Fair Park First, the non-profit organization charged with management and stewardship of Fair Park, announced today the start of Phase 1 of the “Fair Park, Your Park” capital campaign, which will seek to raise $85 million in the next five years. The Honorable and Mrs. George W. Bush will serve as Honorary Chairs, while Ambassador Ron Kirk and his wife Matrice, along with Margo Ramirez Keyes and Jim Keyes, will serve as the Unity Co-Chairs.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2021
Tennessee Shakespeare Company announced today it will present a new star-studded Gala on its original April 24 performance date in support of its Education Program and in memory of a Memphis original: John Paul (Jack) Jones, who died in November at the age of 100.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 12, 2021
Heading the event will be Grand Marshals  LISA LISA; the Latina Pop Music Legend, Dance Theatre of Harlem founding member and current Artistic Director VIRGINIA JOHNSON; and H.T. CHEN & DIAN DONG, founding directors of Chen Dance Center. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 11, 2021
Also joining the cast is Aya Cash, Jake Picking, Cayden Boyd, Marc Hills, Thomas E. Sullivan) and Patrice Johnson Chevannes.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 11, 2021
In the series, Tom Ripley, a grifter scraping by in early 1960s New York, is hired by a wealthy businessman to travel to Italy to try to convince his vagabond son to return home. Tom's acceptance of the job is the first step into a complex life of deceit.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 10, 2021
'We believe it's incredibly important not only in terms of protecting our staff in general, but also protecting our patrons and artists when they come to us and know that the highest number of employees that they see at the Rep will be vaccinated as well.'
by Stephi Wild - Feb 7, 2021
The EXIT Theatre Presents streaming of DIVA or Die: Apple In My Eye that was scheduled for this week must be postponed. The company hopes to broadcast the show live in March or April. The company's interview show, Hanging Out In the EXIT Cafe, hosted by Amanda Ortmayer, which was also scheduled for next week to interview the creators of Apple In My Eye is also postponed.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2021
Tell Him It's Jackie nearly sold out its run in Fall, 2020. It's back for a limited engagement, outdoors and socially distanced at Dugan's Backyard Playhouse.
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 25, 2021
If you love looking back at Ella, Lady Day, Sassy and The Queen then consider how much you will love looking forward with Norm, Natalie, Latrice and La Tanya. This time history pays it forward.
by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2021
Kelly performs a rendition of “Get Together” by The Youngbloods with her musical director Jason Halbert inside the White House’s East Room. The song is a favorite of First Lady Jill Biden.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2021
The Congress for Jewish Culture continues its International Virtual Yiddish Theater series with MEGILLAH CYCLE, featuring an all-star international cast, directed and adapted by Mike Burstyn from Itzik Manger’s modernist take on the traditional Purim play.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2021
 Milwaukee Rep will reopen with in-person performances of previously announced Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song with Alexis J Roston (Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill) beginning April 27 and running through May 23, 2021 in the Quadracci Powerhouse Theater.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 24, 2021
The series provides stunning new revelations about Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidency and reveals Lady Bird as Johnson’s closest advisor and most indispensable political partner.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 24, 2021
Renowned actor/director Mike Burstyn will be this week’s special guest on “The Yiddish Voice” on Boston’s WNUR Radio tonight (Wednesday) at 7:30 pm.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 22, 2021
In the East Wing of the White House, many of history's most impactful and world-changing decisions have been hidden from view, made by America's charismatic, complex and dynamic first ladies.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 21, 2021
The Congress for Jewish Culture continues its International Virtual Yiddish Theater series with MEGILLAH CYCLE, featuring an all-star international cast, directed and adapted by Mike Burstyn from Itzik Manger’s modernist take on the traditional Purim play.
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 20, 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 20-21, 2020.
by Maria Nockin - Feb 20, 2021
LA Opera's newest digital short film, Death, unites the striking visuals of celebrated filmmaker Nadia Hallgren, the Emmy-nominated director of the Michelle Obama documentary Becoming, with the intriguing harmonies of composer Tyshawn Sorey, a recipient of the MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellowship.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 20, 2021
Watch “HICK: A Love Story: The Romance of Lorena Hickok & Eleanor Roosevelt” streaming live on EXIT Theatre Presents hosted by Christina Augello.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2021
In celebration of Black History Month and beyond, the Kravis Center is inviting people to enjoy a series of engaging experiences including music, stories, discussions and more created and presented by NJPAC (New Jersey Performing Arts Center). 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2021
The Congress for Jewish Culture will continue its International Virtual Yiddish Theater series with MEGILLAH CYCLE, featuring an all-star international cast, directed and adapted by Mike Burstyn from Itzik Manger’s modernist take on the traditional Purim play.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 18, 2021
Given annually, the Jan McArt Directors Award is designed for Florida educators working at the elementary to high school level.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 16, 2021
NJPAC's In Your Living Room continues with 'NJPAC Backstage.'  “NJPAC Backstage” is a series of celebrity interviews with renowned and beloved artists who will share their intimate stories of performing and how they are coping during this pandemic.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 15, 2021
On this day in 1984, Ethel Merman, a Broadway institution known as the 'undisputed First Lady of the musical comedy stage, passed away at the age of 76.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2021
Barrington Stage Company will produce a 2021 season that will feature four productions staged indoors at the theatre’s Boyd-Quinson Stage (30 Union Street) and three productions which will be staged outdoors under a tent at BSC’s Production Center (34 Laurel Street).
by Alex Freeman - Apr 5, 2021
With off-Broadway performances resuming at some venues in New York, mid-May openings in the UK, and performances already underway in Australia and some parts of Asia, things are steadily returning to a sense of normal in the performing arts industry.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 5, 2021
History At PlayTM, LLC (HAP, LLC) has garnered international applause for their Immersive Living History Experiences, chronicling the lives of influential and often forgotten figures. On Friday May 14th, Pay-Per-HAP ushers viewers into the world of Louisa Catherine Adams (nee Johnson), wife to the 6th American President John Quincy Adams, and First Lady of the United States.
by Monica Moore - Apr 4, 2021
This April sees the opportunity for a select group of young New Zealander performers aged 16 – 23 years to take part in an exciting week-long pilot workshop of Aotearoa’s own hit musical “That Bloody Woman” from Monday 26 th April – Friday 30 th April 2022, in Ōtautahi (Christchurch)
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 3, 2021
After fundraising efforts that saved Birdland and The West Bank Cafe, three superheroes of the industry turn their attention to The York Theatre Company.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2021
For many alumni of the program – including parents – TCC has not only served as a conduit for premiere performance opportunities. The trademark care and attention that the artistic and administrative staff offer to each child becomes an essential part of their growth into young adults.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 13, 2021
President Joseph R. Biden will appear during the hour to speak directly to the American public at this historic time about the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccine when available to beat the pandemic, protect loved ones and continue the road to recovery.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 1, 2021
The hour long special aims to raise awareness and encourage the American public to get vaccinated to put an end to the COVID-19 pandemic.