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by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2021
The concert featured songs from Sirota’s newest musical, A Good Day as well as songs from Sirota’s Off-Broadway hit Frankenstein, Your Name On My Lips and Go, My Child.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 24, 2021
American Stage describes the upcoming adaptation as a 'refresh with a new adaptation where Phileas Fogg and Jean Passpartout make a mad dash around the world and meet colorful characters along their journey.'
by Stephi Wild - Jul 24, 2021
Humans! On Stage! Doing Stuff! is a celebration of the many talents of the South Bay community — including performances of original music, dancing, playing musical instruments, performing comic monologues, and so on. Playful People Productions Board Member and frequent play participant Scott Knaster will emcee the event, with special guest performances by PPP staff. 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 24, 2021
Funds raised from this concert will support the nonprofit's Scholarship Fund to increase access for underserved communities to all programs.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 24, 2021
As theaters begin to reopen, many theater companies are bringing the lessons they learned during the pandemic with them into the future. They're reevaluating 'best practices' to determine what still works and what needs to change, now that the nation is different from when we closed our doors.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 24, 2021
3 actors. 37 plays. 97 minutes. They said it couldn't be done. Or. . . maybe they said it shouldn't be done. Either way, we're doin' it! Three madcap 'scholars' in tights perform the entire Shakespeare canon in this hilarious irreverent romp.
by Alan Henry - Jul 23, 2021
BroadwayWorld is checking in with theaters around the country as they prepare to reopen this summer. Next in our series we check in with Steppenwolf Theatre Company's Executive Director E. Brooke Flanagan.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 23, 2021
The beautifully haunting new song takes a deeper meaning as Brown Bones reflect, 'I heard the song in a dream, woke up and earnestly wrote the whole song in about 20-30 minutes.'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 23, 2021
Aptly named 'Bun It,' the song's title carries a powerful meaning. Kenya comments, 'I choose to name the single after the more popular/familiar name of the Labor Riot in St.Croix U.S.V.I., which is 'the Fire Burn'.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2021
From the award-winning team behind ANGRY SEXX, GROUND CONTROL and MORAL PANIC, HYDRA by Double Water Sign is a searing new work of dystopian science-fiction, the story of an angry young man and the woman whose job it is to kill him.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2021
As previously announced, the Traverse will be presenting three productions at Edinburgh's newest Festival venue, MultiStory, including two A Play, A Pie and A Pint shows which will play on alternate days.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2021
Tickets for groups of 10 or more are available at a discounted price. Learn more about how to purchase tickets here!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2021
Returning to the role of Patsy Cline is Cayman Ilika, who has performed on stages throughout the country including the 5th Avenue Theatre and Village Theatre in Seattle, Musical Theatre West in Los Angeles, and The Asolo Repertory Theatre in Saraosota.
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2021
About the song and video, Office Magazine said, “[Bren’s] airy presence evokes a fantasy that uniformly plays in our minds. Bren says what we can't, making him the people’s champion.'
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 23, 2021
In a triumphant return to its roots and a bittersweet farewell to the DC theater community, Quotidian Theatre Company will stage Horton Foote's beautiful meditation The Day Emily Married at the Writer's Center in Bethesda, opening August 6, 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021
The concert will feature songs from Eric Sirota's newest musical, A Good Day. The program will also include songs from Sirota's Off-Broadway hit Frankenstein, Your Name On My Lips and Go, My Child. This event is produced by John Lant and Tamra Pica in association with Write Act Repertory.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021
Hannah Lavery's new adaptation to retell Stevenson's classic Victorian tale, Jekyll and Hyde from the perspective of the women who occupy the peripheries of the original story.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021
Performing in the role of Dr Coppelius is Micheal Downing whose credits include music videos for international popstars Olly Murs, MK and Becky Hill and who recently received rave reviews for his performances in Peter and the Wolf at the Hackney Empire. He is joined by Marina Fraser as Swanhilder, who has danced with The Royal Ballet, English National Ballet and the Viviana Durante Company, and Danny Fogarty as Franz, who recently appeared in the hugely successful Netflix period drama Bridgerton.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021
Other highlights in the re-opening season include: the London Premiere of Circolombia's Ves-Tigios, featuring extravagant visions, terrifying acrobatics, unthinkable magic moments, and extraordinary circus skills; Hangwire Showcase a mixed bill from seven circus artists and companies awarded new commissions by Jacksons Lane earlier this year, incorporating elements of hip-hop puppetry, dance and stunning visuals over two thrilling nights; and more!
by - Jul 22, 2021
This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 7/22/2021 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021
Nichole will rock the stage with some of her original songs such as, “Little Girl New” (recently featured on the Netflix series, “Self Made”) and “Veruca Salt”. She will also do a cover of “Ventilator Blues” by The Rolling Stones as well as “House Of The Rising Sun” by The Animals (an ultimate fan favorite from The Voice) amongst many more. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 22, 2021
Fresh off the heels of her brand-new album, 'Happier than Ever,' the Disney+ original will feature an intimate performance of every song in the album's sequential order - for the first and only time - from the stage of the legendary Hollywood Bowl.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021
Both deeply rooted in the Chicago community, Davis and Francis have built the foundation of their artistic careers in the City's vibrant arts community. They each got their start at the School at Steppenwolf and, in 2017, became ensemble members under Anna D. Shapiro's leadership as Artistic Director.
by Team BWW - Jul 22, 2021
Tune in tonight to find out who made the Top 15 in our High School category and tomorrow for the College category. Until then, meet our panel of esteemed judges!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021
Subscription packages and single tickets are now on sale. Learn more about the festival and how to purchase tickets here!
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2021
Sundance Institute today announced the participants for its weeklong Producers Lab, taking place July 25 - 29, and the participants in the Producers Summit, August 2 - 5, both taking place digitally on Sundance Co//ab.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 22, 2021
Japanese Breakfast are making their triumphant return to stages across North America this summer and fall.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 22, 2021
Today Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced a new model of leadership, naming two ensemble members Glenn Davis and Audrey Francis as the incoming Artistic Directors of the storied Chicago company.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 22, 2021
The Obie Award-winning HERE has announced programming for its upcoming 2021/22 Season.
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 21, 2021
David Sabella may not be singing any songs from the musical Jekyll and Hyde, but that doesn't mean this isn't his moment... because it is. And he's going to make the most of it, while reclaiming his joy.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 21, 2021
Set in the award-winning foyer space of Bristol Old Vic, the Courtyard Sessions will showcase some of Bristol's finest musicians and an array of musical tastes, from the explosive riffs of Jakabol feat. Malaika Kegode (the team behind the acclaimed production of Outlier), to the genius musical conversation of kora and cello by Sura Susso & Pete Yelding.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 21, 2021
Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased online. Learn more about the events, and how to purchase tickets, here!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 21, 2021
Yellow Robe, Jr., was awarded $40,000 in recognition of his exceptional career as a playwright and his contributions to building the field, in particular among Native American theaters.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2021
Recipients to be honored at the annual national celebration of the arts in Washington, D.C. are: operatic bass-baritone Justino Díaz, Motown founder, songwriter, producer, and director Berry Gordy, Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels, legendary stage and screen icon Bette Midler, and singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2021
Roundabout Theatre Company announced the third annual Leon Levy Roundabout Directors Group. This group adds to Roundabout’s myriad artistic and career mentorship programs, including the Roundabout Directing Fellowship, the Theatrical Workforce Development Program and Space Jam, a support initiative for playwrights.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2021
It was announced today the Parent Artist Advocacy League for Performing Arts and Media will present a virtual concert showcasing the original work of mom-composers/lyricists, brought to life by mom-singers and musicians (and a couple of dads!) from Broadway stages and beyond, to stream on International Mother Artist Day, Monday, August 2 at 7 PM.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2021
UNM Popejoy Hall has been awarded $3,369,711 from the Small Business Administration’s $16.2 billion Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 21, 2021
Over the last two decades Branan has released five albums to much critical acclaim from NPR, Pitchfork and Rolling Stone and others, who called him, “A country boy with a punk-rock heart.” He has toured extensively, appearing on stages from Letterman and the Ryman to your town’s shittiest punk bar.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 21, 2021
Jose Solís, Alicia Ramírez and Juan Michael Porter II have a lot in common. All three are passionate about the performing arts and have written theatre articles and reviews for prestigious publications. They are also accustomed to often being some of the few non-white audience members at shows—but that is something they're actively working to change.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 21, 2021
The Monterey Jazz Festival have announced that tickets for its 64th edition have sold out for the weekend of September 24-26. Tickets went on sale to the general public on July 14 and officially sold out on July 20.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 21, 2021
Douglas Williams has won the American Theatre Critics Association's 2021 M. Elizabeth Osborn Award for his play “SHIP.” Given by ATCA in memory of critic, director, educator and new play advocate M. Elizabeth “Betty” Osborn (1941-1993), the prize recognizes the work of a playwright who has not yet received a major production, such as a Broadway or Off-Broadway engagement, or received any other major national awards.
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 20, 2021
Delta Atlanta Symphony Hall LIVE and Zero Mile Presents announce the return of multi-talented star Leslie Odom, Jr. to Atlanta Symphony Hall on December 15, 2021 for “The Christmas Tour”. Tickets for his live holiday performance will go on sale at ticketmaster.com on July 23 at noon.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2021
Cupid's Revenge is a 60-minute physical poem that plants Love  under the microscope of the 21st century. Performed on a set designed by Will Holt, centred around a 2-metre love heart that has crashed to earth, Cupid's Revenge uses rhythmic repetition and spoken text to spotlight love's idiosyncrasies and commonalities.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 20, 2021
The single is taken from his upcoming album, 1^2=1 which was produced by Ben Shopen and is scheduled for release in 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2021
The latest craze on the social media app was written by 14-year-old Joshua Turchin, who took to the social media platform to post 6 original songs about the animated favorite, and has since amassed more than 500,000 views. Watch all of the songs thus far here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2021
Mosaic Theatre Company of DC has begun its search for an artistic director to add to its celebrated history, as single ticket sales open for the 2021 season opened on July 15. 
by Elliot Lanes - Jul 20, 2021
Today’s subject Matthew Gardiner is a prime example of someone living their theatre life to the fullest. While he has directed and choreographed all over town and in Korea as well, by far the bulk of his career has been working at Signature Theatre. Since coming there in 2004, Matthew has either choreographed and or directed some of Signature’s most memorable productions while also serving as the company’s Associate Artistic Director since 2011.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 20, 2021
Weston Playhouse Theatre Company announces its 2021 Young Company production: SEUSSICAL, running July 22 – August 7 and touring venues throughout central and southern Vermont.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 20, 2021
The thrilling and tragic stories of Jewish artists and circus owners who captivated Europe with their amazing acts in the late 19th and early 20th centuries are coming to The Braid for Circus Jews, an international Zoom event on Sunday, August 8.