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by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2021
Each artist or pair of artists will present an exclusive, site-specific production inspired by The Met's medieval art collection and the singular architecture of the cloisters and gardens. The series is conceived by MetLiveArts in collaboration with Shawn Schwartz, founder of the famed Brooklyn electronic music venues Halcyon and Output.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 30, 2021
Now grown-up, Wednesday Addams has fallen in love with Lucas Beineke, a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family. But he is a “normal” man her parents have never met. And if that were not upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father that they plan to marry and begs him not to tell her mother.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2021
The Fulton Theatre has announced the schedule of its inaugural in person playwriting festival. “Stories of Diversity,” July 16 – July 18, 2021. The festival will feature three distinct and diverse plays that will engage the Lancaster community in much needed conversation.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 29, 2021
Inspired by people, places and events relevant to Appalachia, the album features 12 original songs about the impact of coal, faith, family, the opioid crisis, and the call of the mountains.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2021
From Aug. 26 to 28, 2021, Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (REDCAT), CalArts' center for contemporary arts in downtown Los Angeles, proudly presents the Los Angeles premiere of Acephalous Monster from influential performance artist and provocateur Ron Athey.
by Cara Joy David - Jun 28, 2021
It is 2021, but some in the Spanish speaking community still feel like they are not properly represented by Actors’ Equity Association (AEA). And they’ve been fighting for years. Strides were made at the delegate convention in late April, but there is still a distance to travel.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 28, 2021
In addition to “Every Rose Has Its Thorn,” some of Werman’s evergreen productions include Poison’s “Nothin’ But A Good Time,” Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take It” and “I Wanna Rock,” Mötley Crüe’s “Girls, Girls, Girls,” and Cheap Trick’s “Surrender,” among many others.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2021
The Muny announced today the 12 extraordinary dancers and singers for its third show of its 103rd Season, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, August 12-18. Joining the previously announced Kendra Kassebaum (Milly Bradon) and Edward Watts (Adam Pontipee) are Raymond Baynard (Caleb), Colby Dezelick (Frank), and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2021
The Ontario government has issued its guidance for attendance at outdoor performing arts events, paving the way for the opening of the Stratford Festival’s 2021 season. According to these guidelines, the Stratford Festival will be able to accommodate 100 people (or 25% capacity) in each of its new outdoor canopies.
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2021
The video for “Rally Call” garnered over 150K views upon its release striking a chord with people all over the world, including the United Nations, who invited DeBose to perform the song at their SDG Action Zone Conference last year. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2021
The Middletown Arts Center, in collaboration with the Dunbar Repertory Company, presents Shakin' the Mess Outta Misery, a magical memory play featuring songs and stories that follow a young Black girl's coming of age in the 1960's South.
by Bernie Siben - Jun 28, 2021
Faith Amour's jazz classics show was as smooth as molasses running downhill in July and an evening of unbridled joy.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 28, 2021
Alberta Bair Theater announces its lineup for the highly anticipated 2021-22 season featuring performers of the highest caliber to showcase the historic $13.6 million renovation and expansion.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 27, 2021
In our new series, 'Where Are They Now?' we're taking a look back at some of our favorite original Broadway casts, and catching up with their careers!  First up, the original cast of In the Heights! 
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 27, 2021
When Glenn Close and Ted Nash had the idea to collaborate on a jazz piece about TRANSFORMATION, they had no idea how close to home his son Eli's story would touch members of the trans community. Now, with a CD release, they can reach more lives than ever before.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 27, 2021
Upset Hindus are urging Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) to withdraw from hosting “Hindu Times” play (August 20-21), which they feel is “highly inappropriate” as it reportedly trivializes immensely revered Hindu deities Brahma, Vishnu and Lakshmi.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 26, 2021
Watch as Richard Ridge chats with Broadway veteran Amanda Kloots, who in her new book, Live Your Life,  bravely reflects on love, loss, and life with her husband, Broadway star, and Tony Award nominee Nick Cordero, whose public battle with COVID-19 and tragic death made headlines around the world last year.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 26, 2021
Desert in, created by Darrah and collaborators, is a groundbreaking, eight-part operatic mini-series full of colorful and mysterious characters who populate a supernatural story of love, loss and the price of memories we struggle to keep.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 25, 2021
Continuing the Thursday night special at Table 26, Jill & Rich Switzer brought their Jazz and Pop music to the delight of the dinner crowd at the popular Palm Beach restaurant last night. 
by Tara Olivero - Jun 25, 2021
World Premiere of WHEN CALLS THE HEART THE MUSICAL on stage at the Round Barn Theatre through July 17-- you won't want to miss this show.
by TV News Desk - Jun 25, 2021
“Help Me Down” is about the realization that even though no one can carry you through life, it’s worth searching for those who are willing to go to the low moments with you. – Wilderado’s Maxim Rainer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021
Theatre By The Sea's owner and producer Bill Hanney, who recently announced the reopening of Theatre By The Sea after a 21-month intermission, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, will open the 2021 Summer Concert Series with Rhode Island's own Nicolas King on Friday, July 9 and Saturday, July 10 at 8:00 pm.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 25, 2021
The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre announces the schedule of its inaugural in person playwriting festival. “Stories of Diversity,” July 16 – July 18, 2021.
by David Green - Jun 24, 2021
Michael Childers’ star-studded musical production of One Night Only “Back to the ’70s” will be presented on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 6:00 p.m., at the McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts. This year’s show benefits Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center, which is celebrating its 35th anniversary. One Night Only is now in its 15th successful year as one of the Desert’s most thrilling theatrical evening.
by Stage Tube - Jul 9, 2021
Tickets are $14 for children ages 2-17; $16 for adults; and $14 for seniors, ages 60+. Advanced ticket reservation required. Learn more about the production and how to purchase tickets here!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 9, 2021
The new single follows her recent releases “Church of the Misdirection” and “Rumpumpo,” the title track to her highly anticipated upcoming album which comes out next Friday on July 16 via Bandaloop Records.
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
Taking place on the afternoon of the first Sunday of every month from August, Covid regulations permitting, this inspirational mix of gospel and soul music, spoken word poetry and narrative will also include a performance of a song that has been taught during the one-hour gospel singing workshop which takes place beforehand.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2021
Producer Mark Cortale and The Town Hall have announced the season schedule for Seth Rudetsky's Broadway, taking place at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street). Each evening, music director and host Seth Rudetsky welcomes the greatest Broadway performers for an up-close and personal conversation and concert.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2021
Dallas Theater Center has announced the return of an in person season complete with their first touring production! The triumphant return includes seven unique productions in addition to their annual production of A Christmas Carol and the Public Works Dallas pageant. 
by Lorens Portalatin - Jul 8, 2021
Dallas Theater Center has announced the return of an in person season complete with their first touring production!
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 7, 2021
The award-winning singing actor is getting up on the stage with his band for the first time in a long time and he has a brand new show filled with music to dance to, all in the name of celebration.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2021
The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury and the Mercury, Colchester have revealed the artists who have been awarded a commission, as part of a brand-new partnership between the two venues to support theatre-makers in Kent, Essex and Sussex.
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
Hennepin Theatre Trust announced that Right Angle Entertainment, Maple Tree Entertainment and Quatro Entertainment launched a brand new theatrical-style concert that chronicles the amazing journey George Michael had with music and his fans will play the historic Pantages Theatre on Thursday, March 3, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 7, 2021
Pilgrim Festival Chorus (PFC), the region's principal not-for-profit community choral ensemble, invites singers from the South Shore area to Open Auditions on Mondays, August 23 and 30, at 6:30 pm.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2021
Priority booking is now open for Stratford East Friends, members and access bookers. Tickets will go on sale to the general public at 12 noon on Thu 08 Jul.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2021
Productions include Kate Buckley and James De Vita's cut of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra and Androcles and the Lion by George Bernard Shaw.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 6, 2021
Season three at The Wayward Artist continues with a summer musical  event! “Ordinary Days” is directed by Brooke Aston and kicks off the summer with the story of  four New Yorkers searching for fulfillment, happiness, love, and cabs.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 6, 2021
Feinstein's Presents, Feinstein's at the Nikko's concert series showcasing world-class performers at larger venues throughout the Bay Area, will present renowned San Francisco Bay Area jazz vocalist Paula West for a limited three-week engagement—August 13–28, 2021.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 6, 2021
The Actors’ Gang Theater will debut We Live On, a new play based on Hard Times by Studs Terkel, on July 22nd. With additional text by Tim Robbins and the cast and under Robbins’ direction, the live virtual production will be presented in three parts and will run through September 4th. With music by Cameron Dye and David Robbins, this world premiere features 30 accounts of the Great Depression, including those of Dolores Huerta, Dorothy Day, and Cesar Chavez.
by Gil Kaan - Jul 5, 2021
Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents for one performance only ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY THE LINDA RONSTADT SONGBOOK July 25, 2021. The platinum singer/songwriter will demonstrate her take on some of Linda’s classic songs with her melodious vocals. Ann will be backed by Trey Henry on bass, MB Gordy on drums, and Linda's longtime guitarist and arranger, Bob Mann; with Billy Stritch musical directing. Ann found some time between fielding her many DIAL-A-DIVA requests to answer a few of my queries.
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 Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 2, 2021
On the acquisition, Werman says, “It’s gratifying to make this agreement with Faith Newman and the Reservoir team who genuinely care about my work, and I’m glad to have found such avid supporters.”
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 2, 2021
Ballet Tech, which each year introduces hundreds of New York City public school children to the beauty and rigor of classical dance, today announced Dionne D. Figgins as its new Artistic Director. Figgins begins leading the organization on August 1, in time for the return of school in fall.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 2, 2021
From July 12 through August 22, An Almost Holy Picture, written by Heather McDonald and directed by Everyman Associate Artistic Director Noah Himmelstein, will be available for patrons to access digitally in their homes for $30.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2021
Nobel Prize winner T.S. Eliot is one of the giants of modern literature. Compelling, moving and symphonic, Four Quartets was the culminating achievement of his career as a poet, offering four interwoven meditations on the nature of time, faith, and the quest for spiritual enlightenment.
by Bella Bevan - Jul 1, 2021
Nina Raine's new play Bach & Sons has opened at the Bridge Theatre to socially distanced audiences. The lavish production is directed by Nicholas Hytner with an experienced cast of actors led by Simon Russell Beale, a frequent collaborator of Hytner, as Johann Sebastian Bach, who fathered 20 children over the years.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2021
Series subscriptions and single tickets are on sale now. Single tickets are $89, $79, $69, $49, & $24. Subscribe to all 5 performances (not including RENT) and save $100 per couple or $50 per person. Subscription packages start at just $70 per person.
by TV News Desk - Jul 1, 2021
The new record, chopped down to 12 tracks after challenging herself to write 20 songs in 30  days, is therefore a turning point, one that leaves her more vulnerable than ever before.