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by David Bravos - Jul 8, 2021
Sophie Salvesani and Nigel Huckle are no strangers to the roles of Maria and Tony in WEST SIDE STORY, having played the leads in 2019. Now playing the show in Perth and Brisbane, the two stars share their thoughts on the show, their characters, what’s changed since 2019, and how the themes in the show are still relevant today.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2021
Each play will be streamed twice. Full festival passes including both weekends, and separate passes for each weekend are available. Limited individual play tickets will be available at a later date.  Learn more about how to purchase tickets here!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2021
Also announced today are the shortlisted writers: Billie Collins with But The Heart Stayed Behind; Rebecca Jade Hammond with Hot Chicks; Emma Hemingford with Foreverland; Joe Ward Munrow with Home; and Rían Smith with Endless.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2021
Tickets for all new and rescheduled shows will be going on sale to Centre Stage Members at 10am on Saturday 10 July and on general sale at 10am on Saturday 17 July. Learn more here!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2021
This Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning phenomenon follows a year in the lives of a diverse group of artists and friends struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. It has become more than a musical – it's a cultural touchstone, a rite of passage and a source of joy and strength for millions. RENT has become a part of us forever.
by TV News Desk - Jul 8, 2021
Praised by HYPEBAE for its “rippling melodies” and “stunningly raw vocals,” Cardin’s debut album Phoenix held the #1 spot in Canada for two weeks and has amassed over 30 million global streams to date.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2021
Aubrey Lynch has been appointed Dean of Faculty and Student Affairs for the American Ballet Theatre Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School. Rubén Martín has been appointed Principal Teacher for the School and Caridad Martinez has been appointed as faculty member.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2021
Red Bull Theater today announced the selections for The 2021 Short New Play Festival, their eleventh annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes, featuring a World Premiere from José Rivera, alongside six brand new plays that have been selected from hundreds of open submissions from playwrights across the country.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2021
Urban Stages is bringing back Lori Brown Mirabal's play with music, CHARMED LIFE , From Soul Singing to Opera Star beginning performances on July 9, in advance of its Wednesday, July 14 opening night. The play will enjoy a limited run through August 1, 2021 at Urban Stages Theatre (258 W 30 Street).
by TV News Desk - Jul 8, 2021
A Way Forward is the follow up to Nation of Language’s highly acclaimed debut album, Introduction, Presence, released in 2020 during the early stages of COVID’s merciless mayhem.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2021
As part of Lincoln Center’s mission to champion inclusive excellence in the arts and provide access to the arts for the widest possible audience, the institution shines a light on the work of disabled artists with select in-person performances as well as virtual offerings that allow for increased accessibility for audiences with disabilities.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2021
The American Classical Orchestra has announced its 2021-22 season of all-live performances, beginning with a full orchestra Reunion program of Baroque music in Damrosch Park on September 22.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 8, 2021
Experience Theatre Project has announced its first in-person outdoor theatrical event: the 2021 Westside Shakespeare Festival.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 8, 2021
Chicago's leading Latinx theater company, Teatro Vista, announced today Lorena Diaz and Wendy Mateo have been tapped as the company's new Co-Artistic Directors.  
by Ani Arutyunyan - Jul 7, 2021
Despite the ongoing pandemic the theatrical season 2020-2021 was very productive, especially for the State Theatre of Nations, where we can see some of the most influential and talented actors on stage, such as Yevgeniy Mironov and Chulpan Khamatova. 'Gorbachev' turned out a sensational performance about true romantics who believe in love and try to save their relationship. It's not for the first time that the artistic director of New Riga Theater Almis Hermanis has collaborated with the Theatre of Nations, his previous performance 'Shukshin's Tales' won several prestigious awards and has been on the theater stage as well as touring the world for more than 12 years now.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2021
The play is inspired, in part, by a 2015 controversy at Yale, where a professor’s email set off a debate and subsequent protests about the role white supremacy can play on campus, contributing to a hostile environment for students of color. It explores the critical need for communication and reaching across a divide to find a place of understanding.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2021
Going live on July 29, this new facility will make available a wealth of material that shows examples of how other Deaf, disabled and neurodivergent theatre practitioners have defied access barriers and created their own unique aesthetic, whilst illustrating that there are routes into the industry other than the 'traditional' methods.
by TV News Desk - Jul 7, 2021
A pair of introspective lo-fi cuts released in June like “Tobago” ft. Chester Watson and “Sentinel” ft. UK rapper Lord Apex have further cemented James’ status as an ascendant global talent not to be missed.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2021
Ms. Champlin, who co-hosted the Late Night Cabaret in 2019, returns to TBTS with her new show On the Funny Side of the Street. Mr. Rodriguez, who will be making his debut at the historic barn theatre, will perform his latest concert, All is Fair in Love, which features an evening of love songs.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2021
Today, Park Avenue Armory and WQXR/WNYC Studios announced a partnership to co-produce HELGA: The Armory Conversations, a new season of the podcast hosted by critically-acclaimed performing artist and WQXR host Helga Davis.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2021
New Sound Concerts, Inc., a New England based promoter and festival producer, is hosting their 23rd annual Christian music festival, at the Best of NH award-winning Gunstock Mountain Resort. After canceling the 2020 festival due to the pandemic, thousands are ready to gather and celebrate through 'Music, Love & Action.'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2021
New York Stage and Film announced additional programming for their upcoming summer season, running July 17-August 2, with in-person programming in Poughkeepsie. Additional programming includes Billy Porter’s new Gospel musical Sanctuary as part of New York Stage and Film’s Always On video programming July 29-August 2.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2021
James, known for his turn in The Metropolitan Opera's AKHNATEN and Broadway's THE ADDAMS FAMILY, SOUTH PACIFIC, and CORAM BOY, has announced his fourth album, IMPOSSIBLE DREAM, a post-genre mixtape that honors his return to the stage as the title role of MAN OF LA MANCHA with Opera Saratoga
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2021
The Broad Stage has announced three live and in person attractions for fall 2021 – starting with the West Coast Premiere of the new opera Birds in the Moon, co-commissioned by The Broad Stage, for four outdoor performances in Santa Monica September 1 through 4.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 7, 2021
The wildly popular immersive TheaterWorks production CURIOUSER & CURIOUSER TOO will close its run with performances on July 25, but the multi-sensory experience won't stay away for long with the return of A CURIOUSER NUTCRACKER planned for the upcoming holiday season at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 7, 2021
STooPS BedStuy, an annual celebration of creativity in Brooklyn named the New York Times' Best Dance of 2020, Best of Street, returns to Bedford-Stuyvesant for an afternoon of dance, music, spoken word, theater, visual art, conversations, workshops, and more on July 24, from 1-5pm.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2021
The new Garden Theatre will open this Summer with a reconceived version of The Comedy of Errors, one of Shakespeare’s earliest and arguably funniest plays, running from 13 July – 26 September. The production, directed by Phillip Breen, was due to be part of the RSC’s 2020 season, but was postponed owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2021
Five of New York City’s most acclaimed dance companies—Ballet Hispánico, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, and Dance Theatre of Harlem—will perform on the same stage at the first BAAND Together Dance Festival in Damrosch Park as part of Restart Stages.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 6, 2021
Directed by Dano Cerny, the video centres around Sam Fischer in LA, and features interpretive dancers and a cameo appearance from Sam Feldt on multiple screens.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2021
Signature Theatre has announced the full cast and dates for Detroit ‘67, the final production in the Signature Features 2021 Season. Written by MacArthur Genius Grant Fellow Dominique Morisseau and directed by Candis C. Jones, Detroit ‘67 depicts abrupt changes to the lives of the Poindexter siblings during the 1967 Detroit uprising.
by Neil Shurley - Jul 6, 2021
'We feel it’s more important than ever to highlight the messages of connection and community'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2021
Upright Theatre Company in Euless, TX has announced the opening of Blithe Spirit, the first play of the theatre company's season after opening earlier this year. The show opens Friday, July 9 and runs through Saturday, July 24 on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2021
Now that COVID restrictions have been lifted for theatres, 5-STAR THEATRICALS is announcing its 2021-2022 season of shows!  All of 5-Star’s productions are locally produced, auditioned and rehearsed in Southern California, and performed exclusively at the Kavli Theater at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 6, 2021
Find out what critics are saying about the musical drama, which is about a stand-up comedian with a fierce sense of humor who falls in love with Ann, a world-renowned opera singer.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2021
Shadow Theatre has announced two big changes to the Company. The retirement of their long-time General Manager and the appointment of the first Artistic Director Fellowship Candidate. Shadow Theatre's long time General Manager and Artistic Associate, Coralie Cairns, is retiring & moving into the next stage of her life.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2021
Over the past six months leading UK touring theatre company Stockroom has been working with theatre freelancers across the country to produce six extraordinary films that chart the common experiences of non-salaried theatre workers during the pandemic.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 6, 2021
The Palace theater has announced two more new concerts to an already exciting line-up for the fall. Just added are Kenny Loggins on October 10, 2021 at 7pm and Hammer of the Gods The Led Zeppelin Experience on March 12, 2022 at 8pm.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 6, 2021
Live music onstage has returned to Kean University, with a Kean Stage outdoor concert July 17 at 6:30 p.m. by Grammy-winning jazz guitarist John Scofield and the John Scofield Trio featuring Vicente Archer & Bill Stewart on the Lawn at Enlow Hall.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 6, 2021
Tickets and festival passes are now on sale for FringePVD: The Providence Fringe Festival July 18 – 31, 2021, presented by The Wilbury Theatre Group in collaboration with WaterFire Providence.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 6, 2021
Skyline Theatre Company, Bergen County's most established professional theatre company, is seeking unproduced and original script submissions for consideration for its March 2022 production of a new musical in development as part of New Jersey Theatre Alliance's state-wide annual Stages Festival.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 6, 2021
The Marsh brings to life the fascinating mind and heart of Susan Sontag with Lynne Kaufman's solo play Susan Sontag: The Smartest Woman in America, starring Julia Brothers, directed by Warren David Keith, performed live on MarshStream.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2021
This hybrid co-production of Hold These Truths marked San Francisco Playhouse’s return to in-person performances and was also available for audiences to enjoy at home on-demand. San Francisco Playhouse followed strict health and safety protocols to minimize risks to patrons, actors, and staff.
by Team BWW - Jul 4, 2021
There is no better time than summer to relax by the pool and curl up with a great book, and you're in luck, because this year, Broadway's best have put pen to paper to turn out theatre page-turners of every kind. From theatre biographies to theatre fiction; theatre books for kids to theatre history; check out our collection of 30 new Broadway books for every theatre lover's summer reading!
by Rakaputra Paputungan - Jul 4, 2021
Jason Robert Brown’s award-winning musical tragedy THE LAST FIVE YEARS got a new interpretation for the quarantine era by JPAC and SHOEMAKER STUDIO. With picture-perfect performances and a directorial approach that preserves and elevates the soul of theater through a filming lens, the production is one not to miss.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 3, 2021
Eight different acts - some new, some returning - will be performing throughout the festival. Performances take place at 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays through Saturdays and at 2 p.m. on Sundays.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 3, 2021
The 57th annual festival, dedicated to co-founder Dr. Billy Taylor in honor of his 100th Birthday, takes over stages across the city to present a diverse roster of jazz icons and emerging artists.
by Bobby Patrick - Jul 3, 2021
With the world of showbiz finally getting the message that casting brackets need to go, that all parts should be for all people, this installment of I WISH, with all of these hard-working musical theatre performers presenting roles that coulda been, proves that they, in fact, shoulda been.
by Stage Tube - Jul 3, 2021
Watch the full video and learn how you can help out La Jolla Playhouse as it prepares to return to live performances!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 2, 2021
The world-renowned Young People's Chorus of New York City will reopen New York City's performing arts sector with “Continuum Presents: Young People's Chorus of New York City “Ready, Set, Sing!” – a pop-up sing-along to be held Sunday, July 11 at 6:30 pm on The Green at Lincoln Center's Restart Stages new outdoor performance park.