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Before and After - 1907 - Broadway


Astor Theatre

(New York, NY)
1537 Broadway
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2021
The Watermill Theatre and Associate Company Wildcard have announced details of the four companies that will be supported this year by LAUNCHPAD, a new artist development programme, that will provide mentorship, professional support and free rehearsal space as well as a cash investment of up to £2,000 to put towards developing a new piece of work.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2021
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts will re-open this June with a pop-up outdoor performance space and Summer @ The Wallis featuring theater, dance, music, cinema, and special events. The outdoor space, with tiered seating and infrastructure to house lighting and sound, accommodates 100 socially distanced audience members each night.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 6, 2021
Join Great AZ Puppet Theater for the famous tale of the optimistic little engine who faces a seemingly impossible task.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 5, 2021
“Flipping houses was just the beginning for me,” said Christina. “I’ve got a growing design business with an amazing team. And three kids that definitely keep me on my toes.” 
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2021
Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater will reopen its first-run daily cinema center on Friday, May 21 after being closed for over a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tickets and show times will initially be limited, so advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended. Tickets are $9 each.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2021
It is a story that couldn't be completely told until the final curtain fell. On Sunday, April 25th, 2021, Sarasota Opera concluded its 62nd season with a fully staged performance of Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas to a live audience filling 20% of the seating capacity of the Sarasota Opera House.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2021
Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company will present Dance With Us, an educational digital platform centered around the premiere of a series of new dance films. The resource launches from June 25-27, 2021 at 7pm ET with the premieres of the films and the reveal of the platform, a website whose URL will go live at this moment.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2021
The former residence of Black lesbian playwright and activist Lorraine Hansberry has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, underscoring Hansberry's incredible contributions to American arts and culture. Her play, A Raisin in the Sun (1959), was the first play by a Black woman to appear on Broadway.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 17, 2021
Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater celebrates the return of its summer classic film series in 2021 after a forced hiatus last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Enjoy classic movies in the beautifully restored historic theater Wednesday nights at 7:30 p.m. June through August. Tickets are just $7 and are on sale now. Advanced ticket purchase is strongly recommended.
by Rachel Wong - May 16, 2021
Larger Than Life, the French comedy by Martial Courcier, opens at the Hong Kong City Theatre Hall on 13 May 2021 as part of the Le French May annual arts festival in Hong Kong
by Stephi Wild - May 14, 2021
The nonprofit Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) is bringing the best of Broadway back to Nashville with its 2021-22 HCA Healthcare/TriStar Health Broadway at TPAC Season.
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 29, 2021
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that more New Yorkers will soon be eligible for the state's vaccination program. Starting tomorrow (8am), residents age 30+ will be eligible to schedule vaccine appointments and starting April 6 (8am), residents 16+ will be eligible.
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2021
“This year under the motto knowledge is power in TAFFNY, we want to highlight the work that filmmakers make to discover and provide different angles and facets of historical events that as human beings it is up to us to understand,” says Artistic Director Diana Vargas.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2021
Garland Summer Musicals will present the Broadway and Film Classic Grease at the Granville Arts Center in Downtown Garland. Follow Danny, Sandy, the Pink Ladies, and the Burger Palace Boys as they navigate high school to an unforgettable soundtrack in this Broadway and Film hit!
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 3, 2021
Celebrating a return to performances after an extended intermission due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the nonprofit Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) is bringing the best of Broadway “Roaring Back” to Nashville with its 2021-22 HCA Healthcare/TriStar Health Broadway at TPAC Season, featuring a multi-week return engagement of Nashville’s best-loved Broadway musical, Disney’s THE LION KING.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2021
Highlights of this year's Free Fringe include Surrey Fringe Chorus (3 July), Colour with Guildford in Bloom (4 July) and Guildford's Rock Choir (11 July) which all take place in the town centre. 
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 27, 2021
Get out the grill! It’s time for backyard gatherings, barbecues at local parks, and vacation adventures.
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 25, 2021
As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and artists within the theatre and music industries in the UK announced that they would take legal action against the UK Government to release the results of their COVID-19 Events Research Programme, which was established to study the risk of transmission of COVID-19 at large events. Today, the UK Government has officially released the findings.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 23, 2021
In 2019, Maddie Ross released one of the year’s most fully-realized concept albums, landing herself at #5 on Billboard’s 25 Best Rock Albums.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2021
Children's Theatre Company is celebrating the excitement, power, and joy of live theatre with its 2021 - 2022 Season, which includes five inspiring productions that will enthrall and delight audiences of all ages.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 18, 2021
Broadway shows have begun to make announcements on when they will be back. See the COVID-19 protocols and refund policies for Broadway shows opening in 2021 with tickets currently on sale!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 15, 2021
The 21/22 season is Jobsite's 23rd year of bringing the Tampa Bay region gripping, powerful experiences in an intimate environment.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 10, 2021
With the prowess of Ledisi’s voice, the messages of Simone’s music—of personal empowerment and collective protest—retain a relevancy for a BLM generation facing the same harsh challenges and bitter struggles of the 1960s.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021
Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company will present Dance With Us, an educational digital platform centered around the premiere of a series of new dance films. The resource launches from June 25-27, 2021 at 7pm ET with the premieres of the films and the reveal of the platform, a website whose URL will go live at this moment.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 1, 2021
This summer, Art Center Sarasota is once again encouraging young children and teens to set their inner artists free at its weekly summertime art camps. These immersive sessions run June 14-August 6.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 8, 2021
The Wizarding World serves a global audience of Harry Potter fans and offers an ever-evolving menu of new and imaginative ways they can engage with their favorite stories and characters inspired by J.K. Rowling's original Harry Potter stories.
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 Rachael F. Goldberg - Jul 6, 2021
Monumental Theatre Company’s production of 'Songs for a New World' comes at a unique time in our society, and expertly capitalizes on this. With its strong cast and creative team, this adaptation rises to our moment and taps into our emotionality. It brings us the emotional connection and comfort that many of us have missed in the last year, and helps us take our next steps with the knowledge that we’ll be fine.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2021
Ruben Santiago-Hudson's Lackawanna Blues begins performances Tuesday, September 14, 2021 and opens Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre The show is written, performed, and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. Learn more about the production and how to purchase tickets here!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 14, 2021
Northlight Theatre has announced that it has reached a significant milestone in its years-long pursuit of building a theatre center in Evanston with the purchase of property located at 1012-16 Church Street in downtown Evanston.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2021
The title of the show is a nod to Libov's career as a writer, which has included regular bylines in the New York Times, as well as multiple award-winning books, and a professional speaking career.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 9, 2021
THE MONKEY AND THE PIRATE Drive-in Puppet Show tells the story of a monkey, a pirate and a valuable banana treasure adding up to plenty of hilarious fun in one rambunctious original play. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 8, 2021
New York-based nonprofit performing and teaching organization Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company is presenting Dance With Us, an educational digital platform centered around the premiere of a series of new dance films. The resource launches from June 25-27, 2021 at 7pm ET.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2021
The Garland Summer Musicals has announced their 2021 Season opening with the Broadway and Film Classic Grease on June 11-13; June 18-20; followed by Dolly Parton's hilarious song and dance sensation 9 to 5: The Musical scheduled for July 16-18; July 23-25.
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 6, 2021
President Joe Biden is working to ensure all Americans eligibility for the COVID vaccine, and even earlier than initially planned. Biden has just announced that adult Americans in all states will be eligible for the vaccine starting April 19, 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 30, 2021
On Friday, May 7, Christian Serratos (Netflix's “Selena: The Series”) talks portraying Tejano star Selena and the pressure to carry on her legacy. Plus, kicking off Mother’s Day weekend, Tony award-winning Broadway star Laura Benanti “toasts” to moms everywhere.
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 3, 2021
Hope is on the horizon! With the acceleration of vaccine distribution and a new timetable to begin reopening NYC, some of the first re-openings have recently been announced. We've rounded up all of the latest news on the current state of Broadway for April 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 3, 2021
Drive-in puppet show 'The Monkey and the Pirate' comes to the Great AZ Puppet Theater.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2021
The Latin American Cinemateca of Los Angeles will co-present the special virtual screening of American Spanish-language classic film Verbena trágica (Block Party), starring late actor, Fernando Soler, remembered among the Golden Age of Mexican cinema's greatest.
by Student Blogger: Breanna Ebisch - Apr 26, 2021
In recent years, several Broadway shows have opened that are interesting adaptations of well known books and pieces of literature. Some of the most popular are Wicked, To Kill A Mockingbird and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child which have each amazed thousands of audience members in their own ways. But while looking ahead to the return of Broadway, it's fun to wonder about the other potential adaptations of books that could take the stage.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 26, 2021
Just in time for Mother's Day, Dad's Publishing ( announces the release of My Mommy and Daddy's My Mom by children's book Author Sergio Liden on May 1, 2021. The book will be available everywhere books are sold, including Amazon, Apple and more.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 23, 2021
The Great Arizona Puppet Theater will present a drive-in puppet show JACK AND THE BEANSTALK.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 22, 2021
The wildest watering hole this side of the Mississippi, ATOMIC SALOON SHOW swings open its doors again this Cinco de Mayo…that's May 5th for those who like their salsa mild!
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Apr 21, 2021
Powerstories is reaching out to talented 8 to 18-year-old artists of all original plays, scenes, monologues, spoken word, songs, and dance with original music, to be performed in the theater at 2105 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, and using the latest technology, live-streamed.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 19, 2021
Participants of all levels will have the opportunity to blossom and hone their theatrical skills in a creative, playful and welcoming environment.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 17, 2021
The Great Arizona Puppet Theater will present Drive-in Puppet Show 'THREE BILLY GOATS GRUFF' Saturday, May 1 and Sunday, May 2 at 9:00am.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2021
Palm Beach Dramaworks, which announced last week that it would resume live, onstage performances in October for the first time in 20 months, has launched a capital campaign, Take a Deep Breath, to help the company pay for new health and safety practices as recommended by the CDC.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 13, 2021
The competition has ended for now, but HGTV and Rock the Block will fight childhood hunger by providing 100,000 meals to kids in need through Turn Up: Fight Hunger.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 12, 2021
This recently unearthed concert recording will also be issued as a standalone album, titled On a Friday Evening, which will be available on 2-LP, CD and digital formats, including hi-res 192/24 and 96/24. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 12, 2021
After a year of absence from live performance, the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO) are ready to dazzle the audience this April with exciting programmes that will satisfy the audience. To commemorate this occasion, the MPO presented a private chamber music concert with the MPO ensemble on Saturday, 10 April 2021 at 6.30 pm at Dewan Filharmonik PETRONAS (DFP), KLCC.