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by Lorens Portalatin - Mar 14, 2018
Callum Spencer: From Warwickshire, England, Callum danced with the Matthews Academy. He consistently placed in the top ten at World Championships and top five at the All Ireland Championships and other majors. Callum has appeared in the RTE TV series Dance Off and was chosen as lead for Noctu in Ireland and off-Broadway. He toured the USA, Canada, Europe and Russia with Lord of the Dance before joining Riverdance in the summer of 2011.
by Marianka Swain - Mar 14, 2018
Jonny Labey's past work ranges from EastEnders and winning TV show Dance Dance Dance to White Christmas and In the Heights on stage. He's now starring as rebellious Scott in Strictly Ballroom The Musical, which begins previews at Piccadilly Theatre on 29 March.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2018
Andrew Lloyd Webber has today announced that the New London Theatre is to be renamed in honour of the trailblazing choreographer Dame Gillian Lynne. The theatre will be formally recognized as the Gillian Lynne Theatre later this year and will be the first West End theatre to be named after a woman.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2018
David Hill, who celebrates 20 years as Musical Director of The Bach Choir this year, has been honoured with the prestigious RCO medal alongside three other musicians who have made major contributions to the world of music.
by Macon Prickett - Mar 14, 2018
Director and writer Kelly Fyffe-Marshall's powerful short drama, “Haven”, will receive its North American premiere on March 10th at SXSW Film Festival, and stars Tika Simone and talented young actress, D'evina Chatrie.
by Alan Henry - Mar 14, 2018
The reviews are in for THE BLUEST EYE at Arden Theatre Company! Adapted from the novel of the same name by Toni Morrison, THE BLUEST EYE opened on March 1st, and will run through April 1st.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2018
Art New York announced today that the Joe Namath Foundation and the Hope for Depression Research Foundation will be co-beneficiaries of the prestigious art fair's VIP Preview on May 3, 2018 from 2PM-5PM at Pier 94 (711 12th Ave, NY, NY 10019.)
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2018
Hailed as "one of the great amateur choruses of our time (New York Today) for its "full-bodied sound and suppleness (The New York Times)," The Dessoff Choirs culminates its 93rd season with a "Freedom Concert" inspired by the late Coretta Scott King (b. April 27, 1927), wife of Martin Luther King Jr., and advocate for African-American equality.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2018
The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program announces the debut performance of the Class of 2020. Fifth of July, from Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lanford Wilson, will run in the Helen Theatre at Playhouse Square.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 14, 2018
Cahoots Theatre is proud to present the rice and beans theatre production of (A Taste of Empire), written and directed by Jovanni Sy, translated and performed in Cantonese by Derek Chan-with open captioning in English and Simplified Chinese-for seven performances only, May 1-6, 2018 at Factory.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 14, 2018
City Alley is composed of Joe DiGiglio, Matt Cusack, Chris Insignares and Jake Atherton. Derived from childhood friends, Joe and Matt, the band is rooted in their love of music and instrumentation. Together, they instilled the foundation for the band's sounds today.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 14, 2018
Next spring, The Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre will bring to life a sumptuous new musical, Little Dancer (March 22 - April 14, 2019), based on the famed impressionist masterpiece by Edgar Degas and the unknown dancer who inspired it. This glorious new musical in development features some of the most sophisticated names on Broadway at the creative table with music and lyrics by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics and book by Lynn Ahrens (the team behind Ragtime and Once on This Island) and direction and choreography by five-time Tony Award® winner Susan Stroman (The Producers, Crazy for You).
by Macon Prickett - Mar 14, 2018
You might pass them on the sidewalk, at the mall or at the airport. They're the shoe shiners, purveying an old school trade that seems like something out of the Mad Men era, out of step with our fast-paced, disposable consumer culture. Yet, to many of the shoe shiners in Stacey Tenenbaum's joyous and quirky film, shining shoes is a calling and a passion, a way to be one's own boss and connect with other people. The Art of the Shinepremieres on Independent Lens Monday, April 9, 2018, 10:00-11:00 PM (check local listings) on PBS.
by Carolan Trbovich - Mar 13, 2018
Broadway Stars Laura Osnes & Norm Lewis Headline With Sarasota Orchestra
by Stephi Wild - Mar 13, 2018
Walton Arts Center is excited to announce the 2018-19 Procter & Gamble Broadway Series, which includes eight must-see shows. Broadway subscriptions can be renewed or purchased now by calling our Box Office at 479.443.5600. Single tickets to all Broadway and regular season shows will be available this summer.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 13, 2018
Today, actor, writer and activist, Daniel Beaty, was announced as the new host of Geffen Playhouse's acclaimed arts and entertainment series, Geffen Playhouse Unscripted, exclusively on PodcastOne.
by Robert Diamond - Mar 13, 2018
by Macon Prickett - Mar 13, 2018
With Dollywood's emphasis on show-stopping entertainment in 2018, the park's annual Festival of Nations kicks off the new season with a multi-cultural event featuring world-renowned talent. The celebration takes place March 16-April 9 and lets guests take a trip around the world without leaving the Smokies.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 13, 2018
Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announce that the Tony & Grammy Award-winning Broadway hit BEAUTIFUL-The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter will return to Los Angeles for three weeks at Hollywood Pantages Theatre.
by Macon Prickett - Mar 13, 2018
BET's new series “In Contempt” is an hour-long procedural set in the fast-paced world of a legal aid office in New York City. Flipping the script on the typical legal drama, the show takes away the designer suits and rich defendants and features talented and passionate non-profit lawyers fighting for society's most vulnerable citizens. “In Contempt” premieres April 10 at 10PM ET.
by Naomi Serviss - Mar 13, 2018
Brown considers herself a 'a chameleon as an actor.' Good thing. She portrays three men and two women in Tony Kushner's groundbreaking play.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 13, 2018
World premieres of an oratorio about the Underground Railroad that sets narratives of slaves running for freedom and their lives, and a work that sets poems calling for peace in Farsi, Spanish, Hebrew, Arabic, and English: Sanctuary Road, music by Paul Moravec and text by Mark Campbell based upon the writings of William Still, a conductor for the Underground Railroad; and We Are One for chorus and orchestra by Behzad Ranjbaran, both completed within the last year, will be given their first performances by the Oratorio Society of New York (OSNY) led by Music Director Kent Tritle as the culminating concert of the OSNY's 145th season on Monday, May 7, 2018, at Carnegie Hall.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 13, 2018
Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) will host Druid, Ireland's most celebrated theatre company, and their critically acclaimed production of Waiting for Godot. Directed by Tony Award-winner Garry Hynes, Druid's production of Samuel Beckett's absurd, anarchic masterpiece will make its regional premiere at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street, NW) from April 17 through May 20, 2018 before it travels on to Chicago.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 13, 2018
=Pennsylvania Ballet and Artistic Director Angel Corella are proud to present Grace & Grandeur, which includes Angel Corella's restaging of Marius Petipa's Paquita, Christopher Wheeldon's For Four, and George Balanchine's Theme and Variations, running April 5 - 8 at the Merriam Theater. George Balanchine's Jewels will close out the 54th Season, May 10 - 13 at the Academy of Music. Jewels is sponsored by Alger, and the opening night is sponsored by LAGOS.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 13, 2018
The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director Gabriel Stelian-Shanks) will honor three powerhouses of the American theater community at the 84th Annual Drama League Awards, set for Friday afternoon, May 18, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis Times Square.
by ofek levy - Mar 13, 2018
The musical A CHORUS LINE is coming to Israel in a huge production of the Cameri Theater with a cast of 20 actors, singers and dancers including Maya Dagan, Dana Frieder and Yehezkel Lazarov!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 13, 2018
Lincoln Theater is thrilled to present Symphony Napa Valley in two special performances in 2018: Beethoven Extravaganza on April 14th and Repin and the Russian Romantics on June 23rd at Lincoln Theater in Yountville. These concerts offer a compelling blend of beloved favorites and challenging new takes on the classics for the whole family to enjoy. 
by Julie Musbach - Mar 13, 2018
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full cast and creative team for the world-premiere musical Snow Child, based on Eowyn Ivey's Pulitzer Prize-nominated novel. Infused with a score that combines Alaskan string band-traditions with contemporary musical theater, Snow Child follows a couple rebuilding their lives in the Alaskan wilderness when they meet a magical and mysterious snow child who transforms them.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 13, 2018
Last seen at the Duplex a month and a half into the Trump presidency, No Evil: A Cabaret of Resistance, returns in 2018 older and wearier, but still here. This second incarnation of 2017's sold out run remains dedicated to creating musical space for rage and resistance.
by Tori Hartshorn - Mar 13, 2018
Pop barbarella NOVA MILLER's (21:12 Entertainment / BMG Records) gorgeous video for her new single “Turn Up The Fire” hit ONE MILLION views - watch HERE; The cinematic video for the new single was filmed on location in Iceland in 3 degree fahrenheit and directed by Nikeisha Andersson.
by Tori Hartshorn - Mar 13, 2018
Ashley Barron has officially signed with SSM Entertainment, located on Music Row. She joins a growing roster of artists at SSM Entertainment/SSM Nashville Records including; Branch and Dean, Alexandra Demetree, AC Jones and Wes Hayden.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 13, 2018
The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the nation's premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music, ends its 22nd season with A Thousand Mountains, A Million Streams: a one-night only concert of Chinese-influenced orchestral music. BMOP presents four vibrant and inventive musical voices who combine Chinese heritage with Western avant-garde influences. Music by composers Yu-Hui Chang, Huang Ruo, Anthony Paul De Ritis, and Lei Liang fill out this dynamic program.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 13, 2018
The Segal Centre is proud to bring the English-language world premiere of The Angel and the Sparrow to Montreal from April 15 to May 6, 2018. Based on the true story of Marlene Dietrich and Edith Piaf, two indomitable women of incomparable talent, this new musical drama is an intimate and entertaining portrait of the fascinating friendship between show business legends that began under the most unlikely of circumstances and lasted their entire lives.  
by Macon Prickett - Mar 12, 2018
Euphoric. Inviting. Unforgettable. Andrew Rayel captures the longing of an adventurer in every exhilarating bar of his latest endeavor. With a little help from the lovely Lola Blanc, Rayel adds one more gripping trance anthem to his already impressive discography. Andrew Rayel's 'Horizon' (inHarmony Music) is out now.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 12, 2018
PRiMA Theatre, a boutique theatre organization in Lancaster, is presenting a rock musical concert about seeking healing once love moves on.
by Christina Pandolfi - Mar 12, 2018
So often, dance is portrayed as a mysterious enigma, dramatic and otherworldly through overly complicated choreography and a hard-to-follow backstory. As a result, its magic can get lost in translation. But at BalletNext's spring season at New York Live Arts, pure joy was served as the appetizer, entrée, and dessert in a spirited program curated by former American Ballet Theatre dancer and BalletNext Artistic Director, Michele Wiles.
by Macon Prickett - Mar 12, 2018
Thinque Media announced today that Wine Oh TV with Monique Soltani has been named the Best Drink or Beverage Program on Television in the 9th Annual TASTE AWARDS. Hailed as the highest awards for creators, producers, hosts, and directors of Lifestyle Programs, Series, Shows & Cinema. Also known as the Tasty Awards, they are the premier broadcast awards show celebrating the year's best achievements in Food, Fashion, Health, Travel, Sports and Lifestyle programs on Television, in Film, in Online Video, and in Apps, Radio, Podcasts and Photography.
by Ken Davenport - Mar 12, 2018
I call myself an a$$hole in this podcast episode. Why? Because in my desire to put a spotlight on the business of Broadway, and give you a peek into the professions who aren't always front and center, from Writers to Producers to Lighting Designers and more, I have been prejudiced against one of our most important professions. The Actor.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 12, 2018
Jazz In Arizona, Inc., owner and operator of The Nash, the premier center for jazz in Phoenix, has named Joseph M. Berg to its board of directors. Berg joins a board of 13 members to provide policy and governance direction for the performance and education center that Downbeat Magazine has named 'one of the top jazz venues in the world.'
by Julie Musbach - Mar 12, 2018
Boston Court Performing Arts Center announces the extension of their reimagined modern take of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire. Due to audience demand, the production will now play through April 1, 2018. This radical re-envisioning of Streetcarfeatures a multicultural cast and modern setting, pushing on the play's present-day relevance.
by Tori Hartshorn - Mar 12, 2018
The world of high-stakes, celebrity-driven public relations is the subject of the original television dramedy FLACK, ordered by Pop TV and starring Academy Award-winning, Golden Globe-winning and Emmy(R)-nominated actress Anna Paquin ('The Piano,' 'True Blood,' 'X-Men').
by Macon Prickett - Mar 12, 2018
NBC is giving a 20-episode renewal to its high-stakes game show “The Wall” in which $12 million is on the line every night and people's lives can be changed in an instant.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 12, 2018
A brand new choir is on a mission to help singers of all kinds rediscover their voices through pop music. Founded by Broadway vocal coach Chelsea Calder, NY Pop Choir is just six weeks old and the fledgling group is already performing a soundtrack of hits by Sam Smith, Nick Jonas and The Greatest Showman.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 12, 2018
The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced an incredible six-show lineup for its 2018/19 season, which includes launching the national tour of the acclaimed sensation Come From Away, the timeless beloved musical Annie, rock 'n' roll hit parade Rock of Ages, the sumptuous West Coast premiere of Little Dancer, a lavish and loving staging of the iconic West Side Story and an exciting new collaboration with ACT - A Contemporary Theatre-Urinetown. Additionally, The 5th will host a one week run of the national tour of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical.
by Sam Abney - Mar 12, 2018
The Women's Voices Theater Festival may be winding down in D.C. proper, but Alexandria's MetroStage is looking to keep the focus on female-centered stories with their Spring Solo Series. The second of these one-woman shows, George-Don't Do That: The Music and Magic of Joyce Grenfell, is a love-filled tribute to British comedienne Joyce Grenfell who became a global sensation in the mid-20th century thanks to her intellectual satire and good natured spirit. Despite clear adoration for the play's subject, the work doesn't properly explain who Ms. Grenfell is or why she became so famous, information which would be helpful for a modern American audience.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 12, 2018
A true story of censorship and civil rights leaps from the pages of history and into its Washington, DC premiere in Washington Stage Guild's production of Kenneth Jones's new play,  Alabama Story, March 22-April 15 at the Undercroft Theatre at  Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church, 900 Massachusetts Avenue, NW.  
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 12, 2018
MUSE/IQUE, Pasadena's pioneering live music organization, continues its signature Uncorked series with HUMAN/INSTRUMENT, a multi-faceted musical journey into health and wellness, that will showcase the artistic and creative reaches within the human body, and explore sound in its purest form. Featuring L.A.-Based indie pop/electronic a capella group Arora and extreme body percussion ensemble Molodi, each artist will create music using simple, human 'instruments' such as breath, voice, heartbeat and the body itself. This event takes place at Huntington Hospital on Sunday, April 8.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 12, 2018
Royal Family Productions, a non-profit theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, will present a benefit staging of a new series of monologues entitled WOMEN ON FIRE: Stories from the Frontlines, written, curated, and directed by Royal Family artistic director Chris Henry from stories told to her by a group of anonymous women, with choreography from Lorna Ventura. The one-night- only event will take place on Sunday, March 18 at 6:30pm at the Royal Family Performing Arts Space (145 West 46th Street, 3rd Floor). A limited amount of tickets are available for $35, with all other tickets set at $100-$250, and can be purchased by clicking www.RoyalFamilyProductions.org
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 12, 2018
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts announces the cast for its upcoming production of Blues in the Night.  Conceived and directed by Sheldon Epps, the production will feature Yvette Cason (Shout Sister Shout, Broadway and film versions of Dreamgirls), Bryce Charles (The Book of Mormon, ABC's "Black-ish"), Paulette Ivory (Disney's Aida and the West End premieres of The Lion King and Blues in the Night) and Chester Gregory (Broadway's Motown: The Musical, Hairspray and  Sister Act).  Blues in the Night will begin performances April 27 through May 20 in the Lovelace Studio Theater.