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Elegies - 2003 - Off-Broadway

A song-cycle with songs about people composer William Finn had personally known and who had passed away.

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Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre

(New York, NY)
150 West 65th St. at Broadway
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by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2020
An electrifying new revival of Stephen Schwartz and John-Michael Tebelak's hit musical Godspell will be performed at the Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre in Walthamstow for a three week run from May 12th a?' 29th 2021, following a postponement from its planned summer 2020 schedule.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2020
New York Theatre Workshop has announced today the initial group of projects from the 2020/21 Artistic Instigators.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 2, 2020
Beginning this month, Goodspeed Musicals will offer robust performing arts education and training programs for students 7 years of age and older - all from the comfort and safety of home.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2020
Check out this week's list of new and upcoming book and music releases, including a book of Broadway musical Christmas carols, socially distanced theatre games, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2020
Northern Kentucky University's School of the Arts (SOTA) announces its 2020-21 Theatre + Dance academic season. With challenges to produce live, in-person theatrical productions during this unprecedented time, NKU SOTA pivoted its programming to theatre and dance projects on film.
by Laura Fuller - Sep 10, 2020
Sweeping into Crazy Coqs in a haze of red sequins, Janie Dee took to the stage last night at the intimate (yet socially distanced) cabaret venue to deliver her latest show entitled Janie Dee: A New Life.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2020
Chicago Humanities Festival has announced the entire digital line-up for the month of September. In addition to already-announced speakers Claudia Rankine and Jill Lepore, events include David Spade interviewing Colin Quinn, and more.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Oct 5, 2020
October 5 marks World Teachers' Day! Celebrate by listening to these musical theatre tunes about teachers, sung by teachers, and more!
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 28, 2020
One of Broadway's most iconic anthems has been turned into a Trump campaign rallying cry, and Betty Buckley isn't having it. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, despite being served a cease-and-desist order this summer from composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, the Trump campaign has continued to use Buckley's rendition of 'Memory,' at rallies across the country.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2020
Today's top stories: the cast of Frasier will reunite on Stars in the House, get a first look at Netflix's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 6, 2020
An online revival of the celebrated series of songs and monologues Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens, starring a bevy of Broadway, television and film favorites, is set to stream on World AIDS Day - Tuesday, December 1, 2020. The virtual production, featuring 50 performers, will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2020
 Broadway On Demand will present several special projects this week, including the new La Jolla Playhouse digital series Without Walls (WOW) (as of November 26), the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids benefit Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens featuring Nathan Lane, Norm Lewis, Cynthia Nixon, Lena Hall, and more (December 1).
by Stage Tube - Nov 30, 2020
Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens is set to stream on World AIDS Day -Tuesday, December 1 (5pm), featuring 51 performers and benefitting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens honors the lives lost to AIDS through free-verse monologues with a blues, jazz and rock score.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2020
Abingdon Theatre Company has announced an array of programming – albeit virtual! - for the remainder of its 2020-2021 season. In honor of World AIDS Day – tomorrow, Tuesday, December 1, Abingdon Theatre Company will be a co-producer for the virtual revival of “Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens,” to benefit BC/EFA.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 20, 2020
Riverside Studios today announces further programming for its inaugural Christmas season in association with New Frame Productions, including an evening of unplugged performance with West End Acoustic featuring SIX's Maiya Quansah-Breed and Renée Lamb, Wicked's Nicholas McLean, Jesus Christ Superstar's Tyrone Huntley and Dear Evan Hansen's Oliver Award-winning Sam Tutty.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 2, 2020
Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and composer Rufus Wainwright’s Audible Original, Road Trip Elegies: Montreal to New York, debuts Thursday, November 5 exclusively on Audible.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2020
More Broadway, television and film stars have been added to the celebrated series of songs and monologues Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens, set to stream on World AIDS Day - Tuesday, December 1, 2020. The virtual production, featuring 51 performers, will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 17, 2020
The Dallas Art Fair Foundation has announced it has gifted two artworks from the Dallas Art Fair's Four x Five exhibition to two major Dallas museums. The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) has acquired Cynthia Daignault's painting, Elegy (Los Angeles) (2019), for its permanent collection. The Nasher Sculpture Center has acquired a new wall sculpture by Gabriel Rico, Cincuenta from the series 'Reducción objetiva orquestada (2020), for its permanent collection.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2020
To immerse yourself in the Christmas spirit, Chiswick Playhouse is pleased to present a series of Christmas concerts featuring stars of the West End.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2021
Now streaming online, Changemakers, a collection of 20 original, two-minute plays and musicals inspired by community leaders, activists, and front-line workers who have fought for change over the course of the past year.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021
Symphony Space will present Thalia Book Club Salon: Ayad Akhtar in Conversation with You, Thursday, June 3, at 7pm EST. In this live event, held over Zoom, the award-winning author and President of PEN America discusses his most recent novel, Homeland Elegies, with a public audience limited to 30 tickets.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2021
Tony Award winner Betty Buckley stars as a controversial celebrity psychic with blood on her hands in the latest Grand Guignolesque monologue play written & directed by Aaron Mark (The Horror of Dolores Roach), available exclusively on Audible beginning today, May 20th, 2021.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 11, 2021
Composers Esther Quansah (guitars, vocals) and Becky Foinchas (keys, vocals) met in an elementary school chorus class in the ghostly woodlands of Woodbridge, Virginia.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2021
Further casting has been announced for Roles We'll Never Play on Saturday 22nd May at The Vaudeville Theatre in London. Rebecca Gilliland (Wicked), Scott Paige (The Addams Family), Lewis Cornay (The Book of Mormon), Sean Parkins (Wicked), Natalie Green (The Prince Of Egypt) and Alex Weatherhill (Chicago) have joined the lineup.
by Student Blogger: Aingea Venuto - Mar 2, 2021
If you haven’t heard of the game Six Degrees of Separation, you’re missing out BIG TIME. Six Degrees is the kind of game you play on a road trip in hour 7 out of 12, when everything else has become boring. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2021
Liz Callaway has shared a video of herself singing 'Look to the Rainbow' from Finian's Rainbow in her kitchen. She shared, 'I was inspired to sing a song today for St Patrick's Day, and this gem from Finian's Rainbow came to mind. The arrangement is by my pal, and cast-mate from Merrily We Roll Along, David Loud.'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 12, 2021
Roles We'll Never Play is back in the West End for two shows at The Vaudeville Theatre on Saturday 22nd May - 7:30pm and Sunday 23rd May - 7:30pm. After two sell-out shows at The Apollo Theatre in December 2020, the show is back, and will be one of the first shows to open out of lockdown!
by Team BWW - Mar 11, 2021
Emily Skinner is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before her show on Sunday!
by Student Blogger: Meredith Muirhead - Jun 9, 2021
As Pride Month kicks off, we all go to blast the Kinky Boots cast recording on Spotify as we get ready for whatever pride events we'll be attending, wanting to acknowledge a pride month musical.
by Roger Catlin - Jun 4, 2021
The biggest surprise about the surprise program at the Kennedy Center by the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction fo Gianandrea Noseda may have been that it was happening at all.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 18, 2021
Kiln Theatre and Dasha Theatricals will present THE INVISIBLE HAND by Ayad Akhtar 1 -31 July at Kiln Theatre. The cast features Tony Jayawardena, Scott Karim, Daniel Lapaine, and Sid Sagar.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 29, 2021
Graciela Daniele has directed on Broadway, at Lincoln Center and the Public Theater, and at regional theaters and has earned ten Tony Award nominations and six Drama Desk nominations. Her Broadway Director/Choreographic credits include Chita Rivera, The Dancer's Life, Annie Get Your Gun, Marie Christine, Once on This Island, Chronicle of a Death Foretold and Dangerous Game.
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 7, 2021
Tony Award Winner, Theatre Hall of Fame honoree, and legendary Broadway star Betty Buckley will be teaching her Song/Monologue Master Class online, with T. Schreiber Studio enabling actors and singers the opportunity to work with her from anywhere in the world.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2021
The LCT SPOTLIGHT SERIES will resume on Thursday, January 14th at 8pm with TURNING THE PAGE: LCT Artists Read Their Own Poetry and Prose. The event will feature a host of LCT artists – playwrights David Adjmi, Ayad Akhtar and Sarah Ruhl; playwright/director James Lapine; director Jack O’Brien; and actor/writer Andrew Rannells.
by Stage Tube - Jan 3, 2021
Wainwright’s latest album, “Unfollow The Rules” is nominated for a Grammy but it’s his unique audio autobiography, “Road Trip Elegies,” a conversation with his therapist on a road trip from Montreal to New York City, that delivers insight about his musical journey and the relationships that shaped him and his music. 
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 24, 2021
Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm ET) celebrating William Finn's Birthday with Alison Fraser, Norm Lewis, Micheal Rupert, Mary Testa, Lillias White and Chip Zien.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 11, 2021
Taking a look at the life and works of NYTB's Resident Choreographer Sir Richard Alston, this installment of Between the Acts will also feature former NYTB principal dancer and Hiland Artistic Director at NDI New Mexico Steven Melendez, who has been a fixture of Alston's work with NYTB beginning with A Rugged Flourish in 2011.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2021
Mt. Joy is the latest band to join the Cola Concerts spring lineup. Mt. Joy will be celebrating the release of their second album, Rearrange Us. The May 15th show adds to a talented lineup for Cola Concerts, which includes shows by Greg Gutfeld (4/18), Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires (4/24), Wynonna Judd (4/25), and Shovels and Rope (5/1).
by Stephi Wild - Dec 2, 2020
Today's top stories: Read the reviews for The Prom, get a first look at Samantha Barks in the West End production of Frozen, Matthew Morrison in The Grinch Musical, and more!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 2, 2020
Today (December 2) in live streaming: Carmen Cusack visits Backstage Live, the cast of Elegies for Angels, Punks, and Raging Queens reunites on Stars in the House, and so much more!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 2, 2020
Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with a 'Elegies' Reunion with Jayne Houdyshell, J Harrison Ghee, Marisha Wallace, Robin Lord Taylor and Vicki Lewis.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 15, 2020
For the first time since the theatre was closed in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Kiln Theatre returns to the stage with a live streamed reading of Ayad Akhtar's critically acclaimed The Invisible Hand on 18 December at 7pm.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Dec 13, 2020
Watch as Richard Ridge chats with Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart, who will soon join Seth Rudetsky for two very special concerts on Sunday, December 13 (8pm) and Monday, December 14 (3pm).
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 1, 2020
Today (December 1) in live streaming:Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens and so much more!
by Stage Tube - Dec 1, 2020
Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens is set to stream on World AIDS Day -today, December 1 (5pm), featuring 51 performers and benefitting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens honors the lives lost to AIDS through free-verse monologues with a blues, jazz and rock score.
by Team BWW - Apr 8, 2021
Lena Hall's popular Obsessed series is back on April 9 at 7pm EST celebrating the band Heart - live for one night only in a special streaming concert! Songs include Barracuda, Alone, What About Love, Magic Man, Heartless, Even It Up, and more.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 23, 2021
Northern Kentucky University's School of the Arts presents 'Elegies: A Song Cycle' by William Finn, continuing the 2020-21 Theatre + Dance academic season.
by Team BWW - Apr 15, 2021
Stephanie J. Block and Sebastian Arcelus are stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before their show on Sunday!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 15, 2021
Do you want to work with one of the greatest storytellers in the theatre from anywhere in the world? Tony Award Winner, Theatre Hall of Fame honoree, and legendary Broadway star Betty Buckley will be offering her Song/Monologue Master Class ONLINE, at the T. Schreiber Studio. Betty will share her own unique spiritual philosophy and meditation techniques to help actors and singers not only connect passionately and truthfully to their material, but understand how to bring that connection to each and every audience member.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2021
Today's top stories: The Phantom of the Opera West End orchestra to be reduced, Lin-Manuel Miranda helps open Broadway vaccination site, and more!