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by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2022
As the company celebrates the conclusion of another sold-out, critically-acclaimed season, Toronto's beloved Off-Off Broadview stage - COAL MINE THEATRE – has announced an exhilarating four-show line-up for 22.23.
by Michael Major - Aug 16, 2022
Named as one of Variety Magazine's ''10 Brits To Watch,'' Scottish alternative pop-rockers Dancing On Tables are revving up for the release of their debut album 'Colour In The Grey' on Enci Records (Fences, Kulick, The Joy Formidable). The first single off the album “How Do I Get Back To Her?” is out now and streaming everywhere.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022
Bryant Park Picnic Performances are still warming up with three newly announced free concerts spotlighting new and established voices in the fields of jazz, classical and global pop. On September 9, Jazz at Lincoln Center will bring a rising star in the jazz world to Bryant Park: the 20 year old trumpeter Summer Camargo, playing with her Sextet.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022
Theatre Aspen has announced the cast and directors for its third annual Solo Flights, including two-time Tony Award winner James Naughton (Broadway’s Chicago). Solo Flights is Theatre Aspen’s developmental one-person show festival, running September 10-15, 2022, at the Hurst Theatre in Aspen, Colorado.
by Michael Major - Aug 16, 2022
The half-hour series is directed by Yuji Nara with script and original concept by amphibian. The animation studio is Akatsuki. The series joins a growing roster of original anime productions from Adult Swim, including Fena: Pirate Princess, Blade Runner: Black Lotus, Shenmue The Animation, new seasons of FLCL, and the highly anticipated Uzumaki.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022
Be A Light, in collaboration with Motown Gospel, has announced the September 2, 2022 release of The Evening : Live at APPARATUS, a new live album from 4x GRAMMY nominated duo The Baylor Project. This immersive, soul-stirring set was recorded in front of an engaged live audience at APPARATUS - an interdisciplinary design studio in New York City.
by Michael Major - Aug 16, 2022
Miami’s electrifying new Rock band, Better Strangers, has set a release for their upcoming single Nicotine Dreams. Better Strangers recorded the track at Brain Damage Studios before having it mixed by Grammy award winner James “Jimmy T” Meslin and mastered by the renowned Maor Appelbaum.
by Michael Major - Aug 16, 2022
Los Angeles area-based Yacht Rock band Yächtley Crëw will soon be featured on Sirius XM’s Yacht Rock Radio in conjunction with the release of their very first original single “Sex On The Beach.” The band have been on their 2022 Anchors Up Tour since January and will continue throughout the fall and holiday season.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022
Refracted Theatre Company is launching its inaugural Chicago season with the world premiere of Andrew Kramer’s dark comedy St. Sebastian, directed by Artistic Director Graham Miller. This three-hander about a queer white couple that moves into a historically Black neighborhood will be presented September 15 – October 2, 2022 at The Den Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022
Bridge Live Arts (B.L.A.), formerly Hope Mohr Dance (HMD), announced the organization's new name, a change that reflects years of intentional work to move away from the tradition of a founder-led, hierarchical nonprofit and toward an emerging new model.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022
Miami's electrifying new Rock band, Better Strangers, will release their new single Nicotine Dreams, due for release on August 26th. Following their heavy-hitting debut single But I Don't Know Your Name, which premiered on Rolling Stone, Nicotine Dreams showcases a more subtle, psychedelic, and experimental side of the band's boundless sound.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022
American Blues Theater will present the World Premiere production of Alma, in cooperation with Center Theatre Group. The production will run at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 Ridge Avenue in Chicago, September 22 – October 22, 2022. 
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2022
Maria Caruso's passion for dance across the globe, and her love of Brazilian cultural expressions in art bring a long awaited partnership with Cisne Negro to fruition after an extensive two year delay.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022
Starring real-life father and son, Tony Award winner Reed Birney and Ephraim Birney, Chester Bailey will begin previews on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage at Irish Repertory Theatre on October 12, 2022, and is set to open on October 19, for a limited run through November 13, 2022.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2022
STORYTELLING NYC 'DREAM' in collaboration with The Cutting Room present an original storytelling experience celebrating New York's artists and theater community.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2022
Marin Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for David Greig's acclaimed play, Dunsinane. Being produced for the first time by an American team, Dunsinane is a captivating, imagined sequel to Shakespeare's Macbeth that explores one man's attempt to restore peace in a country consumed by war.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2022
After thunderous applause and standing ovations in Europe, choreographer Christian Spuck's monumental production of Giuseppe Verdi's masterpiece Messa da Requiem, featuring Ballett Zürich, will make its Australian debut in March with an exclusive season at the 2023 Adelaide Festival.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2022
Trinity Theatre, Tunbridge Wells, celebrates the changing season with a slate of drama,  comedy, cinema and family shows.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2022
NYC-based new music group Wet Ink Ensemble announces its three new Artists-in-Residence: Obie award-winning theater artist Rick Burkhardt, composer and drummer Vicente Hansen Atria, and saxophonist and composer Ingrid Laubrock.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2022
Grammy Award-winning choir The Crossing opens its 2022-23 season with Walking the Farm: A Progressive Concert hosted by Art at Kings Oaks at Kings Oaks Farm in Bucks County, PA on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at 4:00pm and Sunday, September 18, 2022 at 4:00pm.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2022
Joe's Pub will present the U.S. debut of MASHUP ting!, an island-kissed circus cabaret directed and performed by Liza Paul and Bahia Watson, on September 15-17.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2022
wild project (Ana Mari de Quesada, Producing Artistic Director) is thrilled to present F*ck7thGrade, music, lyrics, and concept by Jill Sobule, book by Liza Birkenmeier and directed by Lisa Peterson with music direction by Julie Wolf. F*ck7thGrade begins performances on Wednesday, October 12 for a limited engagement through Saturday, November 5. 
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2022
The Ashkenaz Festival, North America's largest celebration of global Jewish music and culture, returns with a full slate of in-person programming in the first live edition of the normally biennial event since 2018.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2022
In 2018, ahead of the Junior League of Boise's (JLB) 100-year anniversary in 2028, the women's organization adopted Project 100, a 10-year commitment to revisit ten non-profit programs. Previously supported organizations include the Discovery Center of Idaho, Family Advocates, the Idaho State Historical Society, the Learning Lab, and this year's partner, Boise Art Museum (BAM).
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2022
Chicago Humanities Festival has announced the hiring of two passionate Co-Creative Directors to lead its programming efforts: Michael Green and Lauren M. Pacheco.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022
Austin Playhouse has announced the titles for the 2022-2023 Season. The 4-play mainstage season includes a world premiere, a hilarious comedy, and two Austin premieres – a stunning masterpiece and a heartfelt musical at Austin Playhouse’s new interim theatre space located in the heart of Austin.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2022
Created by Collective Act, Dreamachine is presented in Edinburgh as part of the Edinburgh International Festival in partnership with Edinburgh Science.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2022
All new photos have been released from Polka Theatre’s brand new early years theatre festival, Big Dreams. 
by Michael Major - Aug 16, 2022
Tom Cruise stars in the global phenomenon TOP GUN: MAVERICK, the #1 film of 2022 with over $1.3 billion in worldwide box office and the highest grossing film of the producer/actor’s acclaimed career. The TOP GUN: MAVERICK Digital release takes fans deep inside the making of the global smash hit with over 110 minutes of action-packed bonus content.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2022
The Hermitage Artist Retreat (Sarasota County, Florida) and the Aspen Music Festival and School (Aspen, Colorado) have announced that Sofía Rocha, a composition student at AMFS, has been selected as the recipient of the 2022 Hermitage Prize in Composition.
by Michael Major - Aug 16, 2022
The line up that includes Car Seat Headrest, Yo La Tengo, Snail Mail, Murder City Devils, Shannon and the Clams, Superchunk, The Raveonettes, Rocket from the Crypt, Samiam, Titus Andronicus, Protomartyr (feat. Kelley Deal) and Control Top, with the proceedings hosted by Fred Armisen.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2022
Lyric Fest opens its 20th anniversary season with Elysian Fields: Dawns, Dreams, Visions - A Celebration of Lyric Fest's Beginnings on Sunday, September 18, 2022 at 3:00pm at The Academy of Vocal Arts, and on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 7:30pm at Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2022
Acclaimed conductor Gemma New announces her global 2022-2023 season, featuring performances throughout the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Australia, Sweden, and Switzerland.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2022
For one afternoon only, a cast of Broadway performers led by acclaimed conductor, music director, orchestrator, composer, arranger, and Arts Ignite Founder, Mary-Mitchell Campbell (The Prom, Mean Girls, Company) will gather for an arts education celebration called Our Stories, Our Songs on September 18, 2022 at 3:00pm at Ramscale Studio (463 West St, New York, NY).
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2022
Eden Theater Company will present the World Premiere of Complicity written by Diane Davis and directed by Illana Stein at The New Ohio Theatre, September 30 - October 15. 
by Michael Major - Aug 16, 2022
Cameron Bailey, CEO of TIFF, has shared that Academy Award®–winning filmmaker Sam Mendes will receive the TIFF Ebert Director Award. The TIFF Tribute Awards presented by BVLGARI will return to an in-person gala fundraiser during the 47th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022
Keen Company has announced details for its upcoming 2022-2023 season. Anchored by two must-see revivals, not produced in New York since their premieres, Keen’s 23rd season, featuring two of America’s greatest writers, explores how individuals move forward after life-altering change.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022
The 2022-23 Season will mark Creative Cauldron’s twenty year-anniversary and its first season of producing entirely original works.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2022
Guitarist JIJI and violinist Danbi Um, both celebrated young virtuosos on their respective instruments, will present a duo performance at the Otesaga Resort Hotel on Monday, August 22 at 7:00pm, part of the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival's 24th season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022
Modern Rocks Gallery has announced a brand new exhibition and the first solo show for photographer Ed Caraeff opening Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022 at the East Austin gallery.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022
PEGGY BAKER PROJECTS, in its final stage production, will present BEAUTIFUL RENEGADES, a brand new play written by Michael Ross Albert and directed by Eda Holmes. The show will run September 20 - October 2, 2022 at The Theatre Centre. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022
Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, the professional producing arm of Boston University’s M.F.A. Playwriting Program, has announced the appointment of Megan Sandberg-Zakian as its new Artistic Director. Sandberg-Zakian officially assumes the role this week.
by Michael Major - Aug 16, 2022
A celebration of the iconic “band tee” and a global fundraising initiative, participating artists include Blondie, Mac DeMarco, Tori Amos, Sargent House, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, The Maine, Tragically Hip, The Format, Urge Overkill, Flipper, Monophonics, The Estate of Jóhann Jóhannsson & more.
by Michael Major - Aug 16, 2022
Newly confirmed shows include Austin’s Emo’s, Houston’s 713 Music Hall, San Antonio’s Aztec Theater, Indianapolis’ Murat Theatre at Old National Center, Boston’s House of Blues, New York’s Webster Hall and Chicago’s Vic Theatre among many others. Check out the complete list of tour dates now!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022
As a process-focused performing arts organization, Works & Process continued to provide opportunities and fees for artists throughout the pandemic, and pioneered the bubble residency model to support their work safely. The fall 2022 season will feature the official world premieres of works created by New York artists.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022
The Howland Company and Hart House Theatre have announced a contemporary adaptation of Chekhov's THREE SISTERS, a co-production appearing this fall on the Hart House stage. THREE SISTERS will have its world premiere run from October 26 to November 12, 2022 at Hart House Theatre, 7 Hart House Cir, Toronto, ON. Opening night is November 2, 2022.
by Michael Major - Aug 16, 2022
Trey Anastasio Band (TAB) and Goose are joining forces for an upcoming series of live dates, during which fans can expect a full set from each band along with collaborations. The upcoming TAB/Goose tour follows an extended sit-in from Anastasio during one of Goose’s two sold-out shows at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall earlier this summer.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022
Chapin Summer Festival a non - profit organization returns this year with the 6th annual Festival Chapín Los Ángeles which will take place in Lafayette Park on Saturday August 27 and Sunday August 28, 2022 from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm.
by Michael Major - Aug 16, 2022
Beginning next Thursday, August 25th in Phoenix, AZ at the Marquee Theatre, the band will be visiting over 25 cities across North America including stops in Los Angeles, CA, Chicago, IL, Atlanta, GA, Philadelphia, PA, Huntington, NY and more before wrapping up with a hometown show in Toronto on Sunday, October 2nd at History.
by Michael Major - Aug 16, 2022
With her new album As The Moon Rests coming out soon via Bella Union, and having previously shared a video for lead track 'Evaporate', A.A. Williams has unveiled her new single “Golden”. Plus, check out upcoming tour dates!

Festival Frequently Asked Questions

What is the order of songs in Festival and what's the order?
Our Song
Ballad of Oh/For the Love
Beata Biax
Prelude to War/War
Just Like You
Special Day
The Time Is Come
Roger the Ox
When the Lady Passes
Gifts to You
The Escape
Pirates' Song
I Can't Remember
One Step Further
Through Love's Eyes
Let Him Love You
The Ceremony
Unfinished Song
Recital
Put the Ribbons On
She
Father's Argument/Aucassin's Reply
Sewing Rainbows
Fairlight Glen
Minstrel's Advice
Your Are Me, I Am Thee
Torelore
Oh, Dear!

What productions of Festival have their been?
Festival has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1979.

What productions of Festival have there been?
Festival has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1979.