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by A.A. Cristi - Sep 30, 2022
Denver Arts & Venues has announced the 20th Five Points Jazz Festival on June 3, 2023, and is now accepting applications for 2023 performers and proposals for a festival producer.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2022
Douglas Lyons, Ethan Pakchar, and Harrison David Rivers will participate in the last writer's retreat of 2022. From October 9 until October 14th, the Five Points team will stay at the Hotel Carmichael, Autograph Collection to workshop the new musical. Theirs is the fifth musical to receive incubation resources from Discovering Broadway Inc.
by Michael Major - Sep 15, 2022
Inspired by everyone’s favorite Tik-Tok star, the track's infectiously catchy melody is in the same vein as classic Fall Out Boy or Yellowcard, equipped with clever lyricism, anthemic sing-along hooks and effective rhymes that are bound to play on a loop in your brain all day. Watch the new music video and check out upcoming tour dates!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2022
Fashionable and fierce, the ladies of the smash-hit comedy series Designing Women are now live onstage at Horizon in this hilarious and timely new comedy set in Atlanta in fall 2020, Designing Women - 2020:The Big Split.
by A.A. Cristi - May 6, 2022
Pinch 'N' Ouch Theatre will present Jonathan Larson's iconic Pulitzer Prize-winning musical RENT at Atlanta's historic Variety Playhouse on May 27. RENT shaped a generation of audiences and taught us all to measure our life in love. Set in the East Village of New York City, RENT is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today.
by A.A. Cristi - May 31, 2022
Denver Arts & Venues, the agency that has been bringing you the Five Points Jazz Festival for nearly two decades, is now accepting applications for Five Points Jazz Activation Grants to help fund programs and events which honor and support the history and culture of jazz in the historic Five Points neighborhood.
by A.A. Cristi - May 26, 2022
This spring and summer, the Charlotte Symphony (CSO) is  bringing live music to communities throughout the Charlotte region – for free! Highlights  include the Orchestra’s debut at Little Rock A.M.E. Zion Church, outdoor concerts at five local  parks, and chamber music performances at Amity Presbyterian Church and the recently opened  Five Points Plaza. 
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2022
​​​​​​​Peace, Love, and Berries. The Troy Strawberry Festival is back and better than ever for its first festival in three years. Located along the Great Miami River banks and through downtown Troy, this weekend-long festival will take place Saturday, June 4th, 10:00 am-9:00 pm, and Sunday, June 5th, 10:00 am-5:00 pm. The festival includes more than 100 arts and crafts vendors, great food, entertainment, and of course, lots of strawberries. There is something for everyone to enjoy!
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2022
The Broadway Podcast Network  has announced Critics' Table, a diverse roundtable of theater critics that will review current Broadway and off-Broadway productions. Executive Produced by Ayanna Prescod in partnership with BIPOC Critics Lab, every episode features three luminary theater critics ready to give you their opinions on some of your favorite shows. The table looks forward to you pulling up a chair and joining them!
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2022
StrEATlife, Alexandra Palace's free street food and craft beer festival, soundtracked by a line-up of live music and DJs, returns to the Palace on the Diamond Jubilee weekend, Friday 3 June and Saturday 4 June, 2022.
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 8, 2022
The cast of Paradise Square has assembled at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre in preparation of the show's first preview on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. The musical officially opens on Sunday, April 3, 2022.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 7, 2022
On Saturday, June 4, 2022, 100,000 people will gather along Welton Street for the anticipated return of the Five Points Jazz Festival. Those attending will experience a safe, sustainable, family fun event. At the forefront will be jazz music and the many hard working and talented local jazz musicians featured on 10 outdoor and indoor stages. 
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 3, 2022
Recipient of the Joseph Jefferson Award for Best New Play, Loy Webb’s debut work, The Light, hits the Horizon stage from March 19th-April 17th (Press Opening March 25th). Horizon’s regional premiere of The Light is an intimate, funny, and powerful look at love today in all its complexity, featuring two of Atlanta’s most dynamic actors, Enoch King and Cynthia D. Barker.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2022
Recipient of the Joseph Jefferson Award for Best New Play, Loy Webb's debut work, The Light, hits the Horizon stage from March 19th-April 17th (Press Opening March 25th). Horizon's regional premiere of The Light is an intimate, funny, and powerful look at love today in all its complexity, featuring two of Atlanta's most dynamic actors, Enoch King and Cynthia D. Barker.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2022
Paradise Square begins previews on Broadway tonight, March 15, 2022, ahead of an opening night on April 3 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Learn more about the cast bringing this musical to life on stage here!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 1, 2022
BroadwayWorld is very excited to bring you an exclusive sneak peek of the cast in action below. Watch as A.J. Shively performs 'Why Should I Die in Springtime', written by  Jason Howland, Nathan Tysen, and Masi Asare.
by Michael Major - Jun 22, 2022
Joaquina Kalukango sat down with Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager on the TODAY Show this morning to discuss her acclaimed Tony Awards performance for Paradise Square. Kalukango also opened up about how her character of Nelly O'Brien in Paradise Square has helped her through an uncertain period in her life. Watch the new interview now!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 15, 2022
On Tony night, promptly after giving a dazzling performance onstage at Radio City Music Hall, Joaquina Kalukango took home the 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for PARADISE SQUARE. Now watch as she takes the stage at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre for the first time since her epic win!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 14, 2022
This month, hundreds of multi-talented creators will participate in the third annual Denver Fringe Festival. More than 40 shows will play at ten different venues throughout the Five Points and RiNo Arts Districts. While you'll still find the zany assortment of unconventional acts that fringe goers love, an unexpected theme has emerged among some of the shows in the 2022 lineup: religion.
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022
Joaquina Kalukango has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for PARADISE SQUARE. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2022
Love and revolution are at the center of the world premiere of acclaimed Shay Youngblood’s play, Square Blues, about three generations of a southern Black family who share a passion for activism, art, and following your heart. Square Blues will make its premiere on the Horizon stage from July 22 – August 21 (Press Opening July 29). 
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 28, 2022
Denver Arts & Venues is now accepting qualifications for three new Denver Public Art projects: The Urban Farm, Federal Boulevard and 25th Avenue, and Green Valley Ranch Recreation Center.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 28, 2022
This year's festival will feature 20 performing arts groups – dancers, puppeteers, circus artists, storytellers, comedians, and more – putting up live shows across five venues in and around Little Five Points throughout one jam-packed week.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 26, 2022
Tennessee Playwrights Studio, a new-play development lab and theatre production company based in Nashville, has announced its Fellows and Associates for 2022.
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 21, 2022
Paradise Square is getting ready to start previews on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 and open Sunday, April 3, 2022 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street), where the marquee just went up. Check out photos.
by Team BWW - Jan 2, 2022
2021 has come and gone, which means it's time to get excited for the new shows coming in 2022! This year will bring anticipated revivals of The Music Man and Funny Girl, the return of Beetlejuice, the arrival of new musicals A Strange Loop, Paradise Square, and many more.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 10, 2022
Horizon Theatre Company will return to live performance and open its 38th season with the critically acclaimed Every Brilliant Thing, a unique, interactive show about how a child's list of all the wonderful things in the world transforms a family's life as the list grows over decades.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 17, 2022
Enjoy the last night of the month of love with Horizon Theatre Company's Southbound: Love, Lust and Loss. Join us LIVE for an evening of real-life humorous tales celebrating love and the lengths we will go to find it, enjoy it and at times, lose it. Southbound is LIVE from our stage in Little Five Points on Monday, February 28, at 8:00 pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 14, 2022
Complete casting has been announced for Paradise Square on Broadway. The production begins rehearsals today in New York City. Previews begin in four weeks on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, prior to opening night on Sunday, April 3, 2022 at Broadway’s Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2021
The Atlanta Artists Relief Fund and Creative Conspiracy Productions will present a workshop concert version of the newly revised holiday musical, THE SALVATION OF EBBY SCROOGE at Horizon Theatre on December 12th, 14th, and 15th at 7:30 pm.
by TV Scoop - Dec 2, 2021
Get all the scoop on THE BIG LEAP, airing on FOX on Monday, December 6, 2021! Plus, watch a preview of the upcoming episode!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 14, 2021
In 2014, Arts & Venues launched P.S. You Are Here (PSYAH), a grant program supporting neighborhood-based community-led projects that activate outdoor public spaces, build civic engagement, honor heritage, beautify neighborhoods, and enrich communities.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2022
The cast has been announced for the Roundabout Underground world premiere of the bandaged place by Harrison David Rivers. The cast includes Stephanie Berry as “Geraldine Irby,” Jake Ryan Lozano as “Sam Yates,” Sasha Camille Manuel as “Ella Irby,” Anthony Lee Medina as “Ruben Torres,” Jhardon Dishon Milton as “Jonah Irby.”
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2022
Pulse Theatre will present Strings Attached, an exciting new American play by multi-award winning Poet and playwright Carole Buggé, which merges the world of physics into a love triangle on a train ride.
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 8, 2022
'In accordance with Broadway COVID protocols established by the industry, the producers of Paradise Square have cancelled performances tonight, Friday, April 8 through Sunday, April 10. The production is expected to resume performances on Tuesday, April 12 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. The producers apologize for any inconvenience to our loyal customers.'
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 7, 2022
Tonight's performance of the new musical Paradise Square has been canceled due to positive Covid-19 tests with in the company.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 5, 2022
The Front Porch Arts Collective has announced its two-play 2022-2023 season, which includes Broadway hit Chicken & Biscuits and romantic comedy K-I-S-S-I-N-G.  Performances will begin in the fall of 2022, with one production taking the stage at the Wimberly Theatre in the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA in Boston's South End. 
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 4, 2022
Paradise Square opened on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre last night, Sunday, April 3rd. BroadwayWorld was there on the red carpet and you can check out photos from the big night!
by - Apr 4, 2022
Today's top stories include the official opening night of Paradise Square, which took place last night, April 3! Check out all of the reviews, plus video from the opening night red carpet! Plus, the Grammy Awards took place last night! Read about who took home all of the big awards, including the Unofficial Bridgerton Musical which won for Best Musical Theater Album!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 4, 2022
Paradise Square opened on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre last night, Sunday, April 3rd. Prior to the curtain rising, New York City Mayor Eric Adams made opening remarks onstage.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 4, 2022
Paradise Square opened on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre last night, Sunday, April 3rd. BroadwayWorld was there on the red carpet, where our own Richard Ridge chatted with attendees.
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 4, 2022
Paradise Square opened on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre last night, Sunday, April 3rd. Prior to the curtain rising, New York City Mayor Eric Adams made opening remarks onstage. Check out photos from his speech and from the opening night curtain call.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 30, 2022
In honor of International Jazz Day, April 30, Denver Arts & Venues is pleased to announce the performers for the annual Five Points Jazz Festival returning in-person, Saturday, June 4, noon to 11 p.m., to celebrate the music, culture and roots of Denver’s historic Five Points neighborhood.
by Review Roundups - Apr 3, 2022
New York City. 1863. The Civil War raged on. An extraordinary thing occurred amid the dangerous streets and crumbling tenement houses of the Five Points, the notorious 19th-century Lower Manhattan slum. For many years, Irish immigrants escaping the devastation of the Great Famine settled alongside free-born Black Americans and those who escaped slavery, arriving by means of the Underground Railroad. The Irish, relegated at that time to the lowest rung of America's social status, received a sympathetic welcome from their Black neighbors (who enjoyed only slightly better treatment in the burgeoning industrial-era city). The two communities co-existed, intermarried, raised families, and shared their cultures in this unlikeliest of neighborhoods.
by Student Blogger: Emily Pugh - Apr 29, 2022
As the temperatures rise, the flowers bloom, and the days grow longer, we look forward to several exciting events that come with the beginning of Spring. In the case of the theatre community, theatre practitioners and fans alike are thrilled with the vast array of shows that are beginning their run on Broadway. Both theatre enthusiasts and critics alike flock to new shows, hoping to view an exciting production they will always remember. In turn, the actors, crew and creatives involved with these shows work tirelessly to open a production that will engage audiences and give themselves a sense of accomplishment. Although no shows opened during the Spring of 2021 due to the pandemic, April has already demonstrated that Broadway is back again with the opening of ten new productions! For those who have not been able to witness these productions yet, here is a quick recap of Broadway’s April 2022 openings.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 25, 2022
Theater Latté Da today announces Bethany Brinton, Crystal Manich and Celeste Moreno as the recipients of the NEXT Generation Commission in 2022, furthering Theater Latté Da's commitment to providing opportunities for women artists and BIPOC artists. The NEXT Generation Commission supports the creation and development of new musical theatre projects whose creative teams are at least 50% women artists or BIPOC artists. The creative team will share the $20,000 commission.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2022
ROE reflects the red-hot debate over Roe vs. Wade through the personal journeys of Norma McCorvey (“Jane Roe”) and Sarah Weddington, the lawyer who argued the landmark case at the Supreme Court. Conceived in a pizza parlor and argued in the highest court in the land, the 1973 decision legalized abortion—and it is again front and center this summer as it faces another review in the Supreme Court. 
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2022
Ten years after its founding, the Atlanta Fringe Festival's latest installment will be its biggest and most ambitious outing yet, with 20 performance groups from around the country putting up live theatre, dance, puppetry, comedy, storytelling and more across five venues throughout four jam-packed days.