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Face the Music - 2007 - Off-Broadway

A New York City police sergeant tries to intentionally lose some money by backing a Broadway show, The Rhinestone Girl, that is sure to fail. When it becomes a hit, an investigation into police corruption is launched. The police sergeant’s wife saves the day by donating the profits from the show to the city’s depleated treasury.


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by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 3, 2020
Paramount’s three seasons of Yellowstone take back the top three spots in the DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group’s ‘‘Watched at Home Top 20’ list.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2020
The Winter Park Playhouse continues its virtual musical entertainment this Fall with a brand new cabaret - Back Home to Broadway - featuring professional vocalist Laura Hodos with Christopher Leavy on piano.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 24, 2020
The Signature Theatre has announced that Octet, the critically acclaimed world premiere musical by Residency 5 playwright Dave Malloy, will make its west coast premiere during Berkeley Repertory Theatrea??s Spring 2021 season. Directed by Annie Tippe, Octet was the first musical commissioned and produced in the theatrea??s history.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 22, 2020
Les (Steve Buscemi) is a small-time paparazzi with dreams of making it big. His luck changes for the better when he befriends a young homeless kid, Toby (Michael Pitt), and makes him his assistant.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 17, 2020
Berkeley Rep's Artistic Director Johanna Pfaelzer today announced three additional virtual projects for the fall. The season, titled Rep On-Air, will include collaborations with Tony Award nominee Raúl Esparza (Company, Speed-the-Plow, and Taboo), celebrated New Yorker cartoon artist Tom Toro, Pulitzer Finalist Eisa Davis, and Bay Area favorite Hershey Felder.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 16, 2020
Orion Pictures is offering a special chance at the ultimate Bill & Ted giveaway - a 'Be Excellent' Sweepstakes!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 11, 2020
Today, GRAMMY-winning hard rock iconoclasts Mastodon untether the official video for new song “Fallen Torches” from Medium Rarities, available now. Typically true to form, the video for the new track lifts off into psychedelic stellar regions thanks to directorial skills of Hey Beautiful Jerk and Machina-Infinitum. Click here to view/share “Fallen Torches.”
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2020
Kaufman Music Center's Artist-in-Residence program embeds versatile artists who are reimagining music and transforming the field into programs straddling KMC's thriving education and performance programs.
by Stage Tube - Oct 30, 2020
Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter sit down with NBC’s Joe Fryer to discuss “Bill & Ted Face the Music,” the third film in the “Bill & Ted” series. The actors reflect on their time on the set of the original film, what it was like to reunite and their careers outside of the franchise.
by Stage Tube - Oct 23, 2020
James Corden connects with Josh Gad, one of The Late Late Show's most frequent guests. But when James asks Josh about 'Once Upon a Snowman,' the conversation becomes an intervention with James's parents and Reggie Watts. It's time to face the music: James is addicted to Josh. But that may not be the only addiction that needs addressing...
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 13, 2020
Sean Van Vleet - who records under the name Blame My Youth - reveals a new song, 'Dance With My Demons,' his follow up to Blame My Youth's debut single 'Fantastic.' 'Dance With My Demons' once again highlights Van Vleet's prowess for crafting endlessly catchy, hook-filled songs.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 5, 2021
Composer and producer Lisa Bielawa, in collaboration with student vocalists and instrumentalists from Kaufman Music Center's Special Music School High School, will give an exclusive work-in-progress online performance of Bielawa's new opera, Centuries in the Hours, presented by Kaufman Music Center.
by Stephi Wild - May 27, 2021
Movies in the Railyard will return every Friday in June and continue every other Saturday in July and early August.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2021
Shakespeare Theatre Company's Artistic Director SIMON GODWIN announced the Company's 2021/22 Season in a virtual townhall meeting for season subscribers, donors, Board members, and STC staff. The Tony theatre will resume live performances in September with a season that will showcase 'vivacious stories, audaciously shared' explains Godwin.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 25, 2021
The band, Alex Dugan, David Grayson, and Dillion Randolph have amassed over 7 million streams independently, inciting a flurry of activity on TikTok charting a top 30 on Alternative radio.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2021
Additional financial help is on the way for Met AGMA Artists to help them bridge the gap between their current uncertain situation and the reopening of the performing arts industry. In December, the Met Chorus Artists, Inc. kicked off their Face the Music fundraising campaign to raise much-needed funds for AGMA Artists still furloughed from the Met.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 26, 2021
Kaufman Music Center's education/enrichment programs are taking center stage in April's world premiere online streams. Conrad Tao's ongoing Performance as Process series reveals the composer/pianist's creative process as he prepares for his Ecstatic Music concert in May (April 28).
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 2, 2021
Each time an artist reminds you why they have the career they do, it's a gift because it keeps their legend growing. With her new album Jane Monheit's legend does, indeed, get a little bigger and a little shinier... Or a lot.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 18, 2021
ANYTHING GOES, today announced it will open this summer at London’s Barbican Theatre from Friday 23 July for a strictly limited 12 week season until Sunday 17 October. The musical will star Emmy & SAG Award winner Megan Mullally and Tony, Olivier & BAFTA Award winner Robert Lindsay. The musical was previously slated to begin performances in May.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 14, 2021
The awards honored six musicals from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and the West End with nominations for Best Musical Theatre Album - 'Jagged Little Pill,' 'American Utopia,' 'Little Shop of Horrors,' 'The Prince of Egypt,' 'Soft Power,' and Amélie.'
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 12, 2021
Building on the success of the 2020 Day of Musical Action last June, Kaufman Music Center will hold a Week of Musical Action from March 14-18, 2021. More than 140 performers from the KMC community will come together during this multi-day music marathon to share music and support our programs. The event provides students, parents, faculty, staff and donors with the opportunity to raise funds to support KMC’s programs while also fostering a sense of community engagement.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 10, 2021
Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's list includes new music from Andy Karl and Orfeh with Andrew Logan, a debut album from Joshua Henry, a new Randy Rainbow parody, and more!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 1, 2021
Building on the success of the 2020 Day of Musical Action last June, Kaufman Music Center will hold a Week of Musical Action from March 14-18, 2021.
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2021
Japanese for 'It isn't easy,' Kantande Wanai is lush collection of tracks exploring sounds unbound by genre but sharing a common thread of textured instrumentals and mature, insightful songwriting - a milestone moment for the precocious 18-year-old.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2021
Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith and Executive Producer Edgar Dobie have announced the 2021/22 lineup for the company’s 72nd Season. Arena is excited to welcome back audiences into our spaces and roar back with an ambitious, thrilling season packed with drama, humor, high-energy music and stories that bring us together.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2021
Berkeley Rep’s leadership announced today that after being closed for a year and a half, the Tony Award-winning theatre will reopen for live performances on Friday, October 1. The 2021-22 subscription season kicks off with a Berkeley Rep commission, Christina Anderson’s the ripple, the wave that carried me home, directed by Miranda Haymon. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 1, 2021
New Jersey Performing Arts Center presents Tierney Sutton & Ann Hampton Callaway - In Technicolor on Friday October, 15, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 12, 2021
NJPAC is welcoming live, in-person jazz back to its stage throughout 2021 beginning with Grammy Award-winning vocalist Gregory Porter (Sep 24). The TD Jazz Series continues in the Fall with 'Salsa Meets Jazz' (Sep 25), saxophonist Boney James (Oct 14), and vocal powerhouse duo Tierney Sutton and Ann Hampton Calloway (Oct 15).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2021
Thanks to a generous contribution from Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin and his life partner Pierre Tourville, any donations from January 4-27, 2021 will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $50,000 - $25,000 each to the orchestra and the chorus.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 27, 2021
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra teams up with New York City's Kaufman Music Center to present a special digital performance featuring the world premieres of eight works by the 2019-20 Fellows in the KMC's Luna Composition Lab program, including three participants in Luna Lab Meets LACO initiated last season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2021
The spirit of innovation is alive in Kaufman Music Center's Winter/Spring online concert season, offering a wide variety of creative programs. Its three Artists-in-Residence for 2020-21 – composer Lisa Bielawa, composer/pianist Conrad Tao, and cellist Seth Parker Woods – feature prominently in the season, and more.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 18, 2021
Bloomingdale School of Music is pleased to announce that they have awarded four students the Van Lier and Arena/D'Eletto Fellowship.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 15, 2021
Bloomingdale School of Music has announced that they have awarded four students the Van Lier and Arena/D'Eletto Fellowship. Made possible with support from the Edward and Sally Van Lier Fund and the Joseph Arena and Tom D'Eletto Fund for Fellowships in Classical Music through the New York Community Trust, the two-year pre-professional fellowships are offered to selected students in the Music Access Program (MAP) who aspire to have a career in the arts.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2021
Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2021
CLUB44 RECORDS has announced that Come What May, the enchanting new album from international Billboard #1 pop/jazz vocalist Jane Monheit, will be available on CD and digital and streaming formats on Friday, March 12. This dynamic all-new collection of songbook classics will honor Monheit’s 20th anniversary as a best-selling recording artist.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 11, 2021
The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) and ICG Magazine will hold their fifth “Deep Dive” virtual conversation on February 21 at 4:00PM PST.
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2020
The fourth season of WE tv's hit series 'Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta' returns on Thursday, January 7 at 9pm ET/PT. This season, growing political division collides with pandemic pandemonium, leaving the OG's of Atlanta hip hop on the brink of disaster.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 8, 2020
Emmy®-nominated producer Jesse Collins, Oscar®-nominated producer Stacey Sher and Oscar-winning filmmaker Steven Soderbergh will produce the 93rd Oscars®, Academy President David Rubin announced today.
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2020
Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter discuss reuniting for their film Bill & Ted Face the Music, share the story of the time they met for the first time at the original Bill & Ted audition and talk about what it was like to work with George Carlin.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 28, 2020
No way! Orion Pictures' BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC is available now to watch on demand and in theaters! Stars Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter have shared a heartfelt video message for the Bill & Ted fans who made the third installment possible.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 27, 2020
Orion Pictures and BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC, with the help of the film's most excellent fans, have successfully set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title for 'Most People Playing Air Guitar Online Simultaneously,' bringing the most bodacious air guitarists from around the world together to celebrate the film.
by Stage Tube - Aug 26, 2020
Orion Pictures has released a most excellent new clip from BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC! Watch Bill (Alex Winter) and Ted (Keanu Reeves) reunite with their old friend and bandmate Death (William Sadler). Only, despite their good intentions, Death isn't so happy to see the Wyld Stallyns this time.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 26, 2020
Gibson Brands--the iconic American instrument maker--has partnered with Orion Pictures on the new film Bill & Ted Face the Music as the official guitar brand of the movie. The film finds the duo--now middle-aged best friends who have yet to fulfill their rock and roll destiny--as they head out for a new adventure when a visitor from the future warns them that only their song can save life as we know it.
by Robert Diamond - Aug 18, 2020
Orion Pictures has released a new clip from BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC. When Bill (Alex Winter) and Ted (Keanu Reeves) are visited by an emissary from the future, Kelly (Kristen Schaal), they don't know what to expect - and neither do their daughters (Samara Weaving and Brigette Lundy-Paine). Whoa!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2020
Big Black Delta has announced that he will be in the soundtrack for upcoming original motion picture, Bill & Ted Face The Music. His single, 'Lost in Time' will be the soundtrack's opener and will be released August 28th.
by Kelle Long - Aug 14, 2020
Orion Pictures' BILL AND TED FACE THE MUSIC and Weezer have released a most excellent music video for Weezer's new original song, 'Beginning Of The End (Wyld Stallyns Edit)'.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2021
Streamed online on Monday, June 7, the Gala will feature performances by Kaufman Music Center students and a distinguished lineup of artists spanning the worlds of classical, pop and Broadway. The 2021 Gala will honor Devorah Rose and David Krieger, devoted champions of the arts with a deep commitment to music education.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 21, 2021
Kaufman Music Center's three Artists-in-Residence for 2020-21 – composer Lisa Bielawa, composer/pianist Conrad Tao, and cellist Seth Parker Woods – are the focus of KMC's brand-new live streams in May.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 14, 2021
Kaufman Music Center's three Artists-in-Residence for 2020-21 – composer Lisa Bielawa, composer/pianist Conrad Tao, and cellist Seth Parker Woods – are the focus of KMC's brand-new live streams in May.