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by Stephi Wild - Jul 9, 2021
Tickets are on sale from Friday, 13 August. Learn more about the festival and how to purchase tickets here!
by David Bravos - Jul 9, 2021
In music, there is difficult second album syndrome (the ‘sophomore slump’). Arise have proven that, in musical theatre, there is definitely no difficult second show syndrome, bringing an emotionally charged and thematically complex show to stage and ensuring that amongst so many things, it is entertaining and thought provoking.
by TV News Desk - Jul 9, 2021
Pandora Artist Takeover Modes live on the platform’s top stations and feature the biggest names in music across Pandora’s most popular genres.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 9, 2021
The Belmont Theater District, Chicago's largest theater district located in the Lakeview and Lakeview East neighborhoods shares upcoming events from its members from July - August.
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 23, 2021
Angry Orchard is partnering with Bryte Skateboards - a Los Angeles based skateboard manufacturer to produce custom decks and accessories.
by Charlie Wilks - Jul 23, 2021
Ronkẹ Adékoluẹjo is sensational in Benedict Lombe’s full-length debut currently running at The Bush Theatre. Directed by Anthony Simpson-Pike, the piece is an explosive and complex exploration of identity, belonging and self-love. Moving through tumultuous Congo, post-Apartheid South Africa, and hostile Ireland and England, we watch a woman find herself, through exploring her and the world’s history.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2021
The accomplished director, writer and educator, will be the next producing artistic director of the Fine Arts Center Theatre Company effective Dec. 1, 2021.  
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 22, 2021
When Mauricio Martinez goes back to 54 with a new show, he doesn't mess around. With BACK ON 54TH STREET, the Broadway leading man arrived ready to share himself and his artistry with everyone, and when he left the stage, he left it all on the stage.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021
Written, produced, and starring a first time Fringe participant, Makena Hammond, a former naval physician turned actress/model/playwright, and an AADA graduate,  “Black Woman In Deep Water” is inspired by the incredible true story of  Margaret Garner, a runaway slave.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021
Assembly Festival will host an exciting mix of theatre, dance, circus, comedy, music, and more, from Thursday 29 July to Sunday 29 August. Alongside this there will be a stimulating digital programme presented live or on-demand hosted on Assembly's new online venue, Assembly Showcatcher.   
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021
These six shows are the first to be performed inside the auditorium since the pandemic forced our temporary closure in March of 2020.  Tickets for this schedule are now on sale at The Paramount Theatre Box Office, by phone at (802) 775-0903 or via The Heritage Family Credit Union Online Box Office.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021
Featuring ten world premieres, one Toronto premiere, one live audio drama, and a rebroadcast of an audience favourite from last year, this hybrid season consisting of both digital and in person shows, is filled to the brim with brand new and reimagined Canadian stories that are sure to shift and shape audiences' perspectives on how we view the world around us.  
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 22, 2021
Among Latin Music Week’s many panels, superstars Nicki Nicole, Nathy Peluso, Tini and Elena Rose will address the challenges and opportunities for women in Latin music, while Esteman, Jhonny Caz, Raymix and Erika Vidrio discuss coming out in the industry, and Lunay, Gaby Music and Chris Jeday host a masterclass.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 22, 2021
Misalliance Repertory Theatre, a new company formed by members of the former ShawChicago ensemble, has launched its first production. Their 25-minute audio play performance of Shaw's wacky and little-known one-act gem THE MUSIC CURE is now streaming on the company's website and is also available on Stitcher and Spotify.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jul 21, 2021
In 1941 two leading physicists secretly met in Nazi-occupied Denmark to discuss the race between Hitler and the allies to create the nuclear bomb. These men were Werner Heisenberg, a German working on Hitler's bomb programme, and his old mentor Niels Bohr, a half-Jewish Dane with links to the United States’ nuclear programme. First seen in 1998, Michael Frayn’s fascinating but ultimately frustrating play, Copenhagen, explores several possibilities of what may have happened between the men.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 21, 2021
The theatre will officially reopen its doors with Jacqueline Novak: Get on Your Knees, which was been rescheduled to September 7-19, 2021. Learn more about all of the upcoming events, and how to purchase tickets here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2021
Misalliance  Repertory Theatre, a new company formed by members of the former ShawChicago ensemble, has launched its first production. Their 25-minute audio play performance of Shaw’s wacky and little-known one-act gem THE MUSIC CURE is now streaming on the company’s website and is also available on Stitcher and Spotify.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 21, 2021
Opera Naples, one of Naples' leading performing arts organization, welcomes new Development Director, Carla Calavitta. In this newly created position underwritten by generous patrons Larry and Louise Ost, Calavitta will lead the fundraising efforts for Opera Naples' annual gala, patron events and Millennium Club program, and work directly with Sondra Quinn, executive director of Opera Naples. Before joining Opera Naples, Calavitta worked for the Lupus Research Alliance as the Western Regional Development Manager.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2021
Tickets to see Tom Segura go on-sale Friday, July 23 at 10:00 a.m. Learn more about the upcoming performance and how to purchase tickets here!
by David Bravos - Jul 19, 2021
At Orfield Laboratories in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is what was the quietest room in the world. The silence is unbearable, and the weight of silence was something Will O’Mahony wanted to work with when he was writing MINNEAPOLIS, which opens at Subiaco Arts Centre on July 27th. I had the chance to chat with Will before MINNEAPOLIS opens.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2021
Whether it be a live or recorded performance, a classical, contemporary, musical theatre or spiritual song, British/Italian soprano Carly Paoli, certainly knows how to deliver and 24 September 2021 will see the release of a brand-new album,  Carly Paoli & Friends on the Abiah label. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2021
TOM SEGURA announced the second leg of his I'M COMING EVERYWHERE – WORLD TOUR. The comedian/podcast host will be at the Aronoff Center's Procter & Gamble Hall on Friday, May 27, 2022 at 7:00 PM. 
by Rosanna Liuski - Jul 18, 2021
If you’re ready to sit on your seat and enjoy the imagination the crew has put on stage in terms of bringing philosophy and philosophers to life, through them wondering the meta-meaning of everything you see and hear… This is for you!
by Alyson Eng - Jul 18, 2021
A new creative arts space called EIGHTH & EIGHT is currently in the works for local artists and performers in Metro Vancouver. Located at 735 Eighth Avenue in New Westminster, EIGHTH & EIGHT will be a 35,000 square foot space with the Massey Theatre at the heart of the complex. The aim for the project is to create more opportunities for current and future generations of artists by providing them with a space to collaborate with one another. EIGHTH & EIGHT hopes to become a place for a variety of voices. With programs highlighting Indigenous cultural development, Prismatica (for the LGBTQ2iA+ spectrum), the We are Multitudes program (for diverse African Heritages), digital arts, and much more – EIGHTH & EIGHT will provide a space for various communities to flourish.
by Ricky Pope - Jul 18, 2021
Ari Grooves' show is a trip back in time to connect with ancestors, both hers personally and the collective ancestors. She paints a picture of a planet full of wanderers, staring at the sky and asking the same eternal questions. She does it through a combination of slam poetry, hip-hop, soul, gospel, dance, video, scenes, pantomime, and imagery. It is more than cabaret or theatre. It is performance art that encompasses the entire humanity of planet Earth. That’s a lot to take in. The premiere of this show was timed to coordinate with the release of her first album, also called MESSAGE FROM A WANDERER.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 17, 2021
Learn more about the full lineup here, including Captain Preston The Pirate Scourge, Junie B. In Jingle Bells, Batman Smells, Little Women, and Winnie the Pooh!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 16, 2021
Watch as he chats with Jessica Vosk, Elizabeth Stanley, Mary-Mitchell Campbell, and Justin Smith- part of the team that will bring Broadway to the Hamptons this summer with Broadway Out East. Calissa's Their Water Mill hotspot (1020 Montauk Highway) will host a series of performances by some of Broadway’s most talented stars.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 16, 2021
This adaptation of SNOW WHITE is a fresh look at the timeless classic that features a beautiful princess, her evil queen, a huntsman, one magic mirror, and the legendary seven dwarfs – all brought to life by TWO ACTORS! A fairytale world is made before your very eyes with inspiring creativity and dynamic theatricality.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 16, 2021
As well as solo shows from the incredible roster of acts, The BIG SHOW returns to the Fringe! Monkey Barrel Comedy's top rated, sold out weekend extravaganza is on every night at 22:15, with a top mixed-bill line-up each evening.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 16, 2021
 The Jacob Burns Film Center, a nonprofit educational and cultural institution dedicated to presenting the best of independent, documentary and world cinema; promoting visual literacy; and making film a vibrant part of the community, has named Mary Jo Ziesel as its new Executive Director. She assumes the role on September 7.
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2021
Audacious, spirited and limitless, AZRA sees beyond what meets the eye. She grew up on musical theater, church choir as well as playing the piano, violin and hip hop dancing and wrote the inspirational book The Cupcake Theory.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 16, 2021
Born in Kingston, Jamaica and raised in Miami, Florida, Damian Thompson (Toni Stone, Little Rock) is a performer of both stage and screen. From an early age he was his family's private entertainer, always dancing at family functions and reciting TV shows. Yet after moving to America and taking speech classes to control his Jamaican accent, he developed a chronic case of stuttering. It affected his self-confidence as well as interactions with others.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2021
Jermyn Street Theatre has today announced casting for its marathon performance of Homer’s The Odyssey, translated by Emily Wilson. James Purefoy (Rome, Fisherman’s Friends, Churchill) stars as Odysseus, the Greek hero whose ten-year journey home from Troy is the heart of Homer’s epic poem.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2021
The critically praised bilingual rock band from Italy is skyrocketing up global charts, already garnering more than 2 billion streams. Their singles “BEGGIN’” and “I WANNA BE YOUR SLAVE” are currently at #1 and #8 on Spotify’s Weekly Global Songs Chart. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 15, 2021
Syracuse Stage Artistic Director Robert Hupp today announced an expansion of the senior artistic staff. As of September 1, veteran New York based director Melissa Crespo becomes the theater's associate artistic director. Kyle Bass, who currently holds that position, will transition to a new role as the theater's first resident playwright and will remain a member of the theater's senior artistic staff.
by Chris Arneson - Jul 14, 2021
Just by hearing the title, you've probably got the familiar bops of Little Shop of Horrors running through your head.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2021
Pazdernik’s resume includes leadership and artistic roles with many Chicago companies. He will be leaving a staff position with Porchlight Music Theatre, where he has been Producing Associate and Company Manager as well as a frequent director for PORCHLIGHT REVISITS, Porchlight Music Theatre's lost musicals series.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 14, 2021
Accompanied by a short music video depicting the production of the Italian lemon liqueur, limoncello, the single will leave fans thirsting for more.
by Student Blogger: Matt Guernier - Jul 13, 2021
In whatever order you've listed out these Venues on whichever preferred note taking app you've used, go ahead and comb through your list by looking up each Venue's website and searching for these 2 pieces of critical information: - Their Season - Their Audition Information/Procedure
by Aaron Wallace - Jul 13, 2021
“THE BODYGUARD on stage sounds fun,” I thought, “but is there really anybody in Winter Garden who can handle Whitney Houston songs for two whole hours?” It turns out there are at least two people up to the task, and The Garden’s got them both...
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2021
The production runs July 28 - August 22. Learn more about the show and how to purchase tickets here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2021
First Stage has announced that Samantha D. Montgomery has been promoted to the newly created position of Artistic Inclusion and Community Engagement Director. Montgomery has held a long tenure with First Stage, working in many capacities including resident teaching artist, director and actor. She assumed her new role as of July 1, 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2021
Performer and creator Christina Pecce teams up with music director/pianist Matthew Stephens, bassist Sean Murphy, and drummer/percussionist Kevin McNaughton to celebrate the highly anticipated return of WITCHES, BITCHES, AND DIVAS!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 13, 2021
Gary Allan, Randy Rogers Band, Tyler Rich, Ryan Griffin, Tigirlily, Tom Yankton and Presley & Taylor are scheduled to hit the stage on opening night, Friday, September 3.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2021
Handpicked from an impressive group of candidates, Ms. King will oversee all aspects of Aurora Theatre’s robust education program including curriculum development, production talkback coordination, supervising and teaching the Apprentice Company.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2021
Irvine Barclay Theatre will kick off a new season on September 9 with an array of renowned artists including country chart-topping trio The Gatlin Brothers; multi-Grammy-winning jazz artist Pat Metheny; internationally-acclaimed song stylist Michael Feinstein; and author and social commentator Fran Lebowitz.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2021
Melanie Margarum spent five years at the Carolina Theatre in Durham, where she started as an Event and Development Coordinator and was later promoted to Event Sales Director.
by Peter Nason - Jul 11, 2021
It's one hell of a moving, thrilling, never-want-it-to-end evening of theatre!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2021
The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names 'Audrey II' - after his coworker crush. This foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down and out Krelborn as long as he keeps feeding it, BLOOD. Over time, though, Seymour discovers Audrey II's out of this world origins and intent towards global domination.