Blackbird 2007

Ages: 14+
Opened: April 10, 2007
Closing: June 10, 2007

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Westport Country Playhouse Kicks Off 2024 Script In Hand Playreading Series With Tale Of Sports Legend LOMBARDI
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2024

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of “Lombardi,” a Broadway hit about the legendary football coach Vince Lombardi and his family, on and off the playing field, on Monday, February 5, at 7 p.m.

Cedille Records To Receive $20,000 Grant From National Endowment For The Arts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2024

Cedille Records receives $20,000 grant from National Endowment for the Arts.

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Names Nick Photinos As New Eminent Scholar In Chamber Music
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 25, 2023

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) Interim Dean Jonathan Kregor has announced the addition of Nick Photinos to the college's roster of distinguished performing and media arts faculty members.

Eye Zen's SYLVESTER THE MIGHT REAL to Open in August
by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 16, 2023

Eye Zen Presents has announced new dates for the world premiere of Sylvester, The Mighty Real, fifth in the company's OUT of Site series of performance-driven walking tours, rediscovering the hidden queer history of San Francisco.

Yazbeck & Della Penna's DEAD OUTLAW, LANGSTON IN HARLEM, and More to Play 54 Below in May
by Blair Ingenthron - Apr 29, 2023

Next month, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below is a non-profit organization with a mission to preserve and expand the art of the cabaret, honor the music of Broadway, and provide an unparalleled experience to diverse communities.

Joe Mantello, Laurie Metcalf & More to be Featured in Steppenwolf Theatre Company 2023/24 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2023

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced its 2023/24 Season, featuring three world premieres and three Chicago premieres. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets!

Meisner Acting Technique Returns To WaterTower Theatre This June
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 7, 2023

Is it time to take your acting skills to the next level?  Register now for the seven-week Meisner Acting Technique class at WaterTower Theatre and start taking control of your craft now!

Oxford Film Festival 2023 Announces 20th Anniversary Lineup For Next Month's Fest
by Blair Ingenthron - Feb 18, 2023

The 2023 Oxford Film Festival (March 1-5) has announced the lineup of official selections and events for the 20th Anniversary annual edition of the popular film festival. Lisa Cortes' documentary Little Richard: I am Everything is the Opening Night selection, and Michael Stevantoni and Strack Azar's The Banality is the Closing Night selection.

92NY to Present MILOŠ in Concert This Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 16, 2022

The 92nd Street Y, New York (92NY), one of New York's leading cultural venues, will present MILOŠ, guitar, plays Bach, Albeniz, Villa-Lobos, and more, on October 28, 2022 at 7:30pm ET at the Kaufmann Concert Hall. The concert will also be available for viewing online for 72 hours from time of broadcast.

Eye Zen Presents Announces A FABLAB QUEER ANCESTOR GATHERING CELEBRATION OF LIFE
by A.A. Cristi - May 23, 2022

Eye Zen Presents, the boldly transdisciplinary San Francisco theater company dedicated to promoting and protecting lost LGBTQIA+ histories, has announced a free communal Celebration of Life sharing the artistic legacy of queer ancestors on Saturday June 04, 2022 from 1-4pm as an indoor/outdoor event in and around the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Galleries and Forum Building.

West Coast Premiere of AGING MAGICIAN to Close San Diego Opera's 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022

San Diego Opera's 2021 2022 will close with the West Coast Premiere of Aging Magician a hybrid opera/theatre piece that combines singing, choral work, puppetry, and performance art to create an incredibly unique theatrical experience.

The Menil Collection's New Exhibition Features The Crossing In David Lang Soundscape, Specters Of Noon
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 12, 2020

GRAMMY Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang has written an interactive soundscape, specters of noon, for The Menil Collection's new exhibition Allora & Calzadilla: Specters of Noon, on exhibit through June 2021.

Matt Bomer, Sara Bareilles, and More Guest on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN Next Week
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 25, 2020

Nationally syndicated morning talk show “Live with Kelly and Ryan” announces the lineup of guests appearing on the show the week of Sept. 28 – Oct. 2.

Alter Bridge Postpone May Headline Tour
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 22, 2020

As the world continues to battle the recent Covid-19 outbreak, recent changes across the United States and its impact on communities are causing Alter Bridge to postpone their upcoming headline tour with special guests Black Stone Cherry and Saint Asonia. 

Alter Bridge Announce Spring Headline Tour
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 18, 2020

On the heels of their successful winter headline tour that wraps next week, Alter Bridge are announcing a spring run that is set to kickoff this May. The next headline run will include select festival appearances as well as headline shows with special guests Black Stone Cherry and Saint Asonia. The tour kicks off on May 1st in Atlanta and wraps up on May 24th at Rocklahoma in Pryor, OK. The tour will make stops in Huntington, NY; Sayreville, NJ; New Orleans, LA and Houston, TX to name a few. Artist presale begins Wednesday, February 19th from 10AM – Thursday, February 20th 10PM local time and the public on sale is Friday, February 21st at 10AM local time. Previously announced festival appearances include Epicenter Festival in Charlotte, NC; Welcome to Rockville in Daytona Beach, FL; Sonic Temple Festival in Columbus, OH and Rocklahoma in Pryor, OK. Ticket information for all shows can be found at: https://alterbridge.com.

Alter Bridge Release Video For Latest Single 'Goodspeed'
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 22, 2020

As a new decade gets underway and New Year's resolutions are made and broken, Alter Bridge are back with a new single and video for the song “Godspeed.” The song has become a fast favorite amongst fans and critics alike and is currently impacting at Active Rock radio. Written in memory of a friend of the band who passed away, “Godspeed” is an uplifting musical memorial for anyone who has lost someone.

Ian Gothe Shares 'Blood On the Rooftops In Montrose' From Second Album
by Abigail Charpentier - Dec 16, 2019

Los Angeles-based acoustic guitarist, singer and songwriter IAN GOTHE has released 'Blood On the Rooftops In Montrose,' the second track and video from his debut album MEMENTO. Due February 7, 2020 via the California-based Blackbird Record Label, the album was co-produced by IAN with Grammy-winning producer and engineer Jim Scott (Wilco, Tom Petty).

Julie Reyburn Continues Run of ANYWHERE WE ARE at Don't Tell Mama
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2019

When Connecticut-born and Cape Cod-raised Julie Reyburn launched her cabaret performing career in 2000 with the show Fate Is Kind, it began a meteoric rise in the New York nightclub scene. Over the next dozen years, Julie would win seven major solo cabaret awards (including three MACs, two Bistros, the first ever 'Nightlife Award' in 2003, and the prestigious Julie Wilson Award from the Mabel Mercer Foundation in 2007). While during the subsequent eight years, Julie often performed one-off solo shows, in group variety shows, and was a founding member of the MAC Award-Winning vocal group Marquee Five, she tabled creating a solo show run to concentrate on raising her two children.

Ian Gothe Shares First Offering from Debut Album 'Memento'
by Abigail Charpentier - Oct 31, 2019

Los Angeles-based acoustic guitarist, singer, and songwriter IAN GOTHE has shared the first offering from his debut album MEMENTO via his interpretation of the Doors classic 'Spanish Caravan.' The video was premiered yesterday (October 30) via Guitar Player magazine in advance of the single's November 1 release. Look for the album, co-produced by IAN with Grammy-winning producer and engineer Jim Scott (Wilco, Tom Petty), to be available February 7, 2020 via the California-based Blackbird Record Label.

Alter Bridge Announces Sixth Studio Album WALK THE SKY
by Tori Hartshorn - Jun 14, 2019

For over 15 years, Alter Bridge has been a band known for blurring the line between hard rock and heavy metal. Building upon the sound that has won the band worldwide critical acclaim and a devoted global fan base, the band returns with their sixth studio album, Walk The Sky. The album is scheduled for worldwide release on October 18th via Napalm Records. The fourteen-track opus marks a creative highpoint for the quartet comprised of Myles Kennedy on vocals/guitars, Mark Tremonti on guitars/vocals, Brian Marshall on bass and Scott Phillips on drums. Walk The Sky is a complete career retrospective drawing upon elements from each of the band's previous releases to create something new from the band.

OUT Of Site Queer History Walking Tour Launches In South Of Market For Pride Month
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2019

Eye Zen Presents announces part two of its performance-driven, queer history walking tours. From Native American Two-Spirit culture to the Folsom Street Fair, lesbian auto mechanics to labor activists, dock workers to drag queens, OUT of Site: SOMA places audiences in the physical spaces of our LGBTQ2+ ancestors to rediscover the hidden history of San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood. With an ensemble cast featuring Kai Brothers, Maria David, Brian Freeman, Marga Gomez, Ryan Hayes and J. Miko Thomas aka Landa Lakes, OUT of Site runs June 8 9 and 15 16, Saturdays at noon and 3 p.m., and Sundays at 1 p.m. Tickets, $10 - $45, are now on sale via a direct link at eyezen.org/out-of-site-soma.

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRD
by Alan Henry - Feb 8, 2019

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019.

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals of Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRD
by Alan Henry - Feb 5, 2019

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019.

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals of Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRD
by Alan Henry - Feb 4, 2019

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019.

American Composers Orchestra Announces 2019 Gala Honorees
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 17, 2019

 On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, American Composers Orchestra (ACO) celebrates four individuals - true forces of nature - who have effected change in the American musical landscape at its annual Gala: Jon Deak, Founder & Artistic Director of New York Philharmonic's Very Young Composers; violinist Jennifer Koh; composer and conductor Tania Leon; and Frederick Wertheim, ACO Board Chairman. 

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Blackbird has had 3 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2007, Off-Broadway which opened in 2007 and Broadway which opened in 2016.
Blackbird has been nominated for several awards. These include Outstanding Lighting Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Paul Gallo, Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for David Harrower, and Outstanding Set Design of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Scott Pask.

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