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Maxine Elliott's Theatre

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(New York, NY)
109 West 39th Street
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2020
Frostburg State University's much-anticipated Appalachian Festival is going virtual this year. Returning for its 15th year, the event will take place from Thursday, Sept. 17, to Saturday, Sept. 19.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 27, 2021
The 2021-22 Season “Reignite, Reimagine!” will mark Creative Cauldron's twelfth year producing and presenting live theater and music in Falls Church.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2019
The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present the grand opening of its new exhibitions Army Ants and their Guests: Works Inspired by the Carl and Marian Rettenmeyer Collection and Immaterial Remains: Can You Preserve a Shadow? on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. followed by a free tour of the new exhibitions, a performative lecture by curator Annie Rollins, and performances of AntU toy theaters at 7 p.m. All events will take place at the Ballard Institute, located at 1 Royce Circle in Downtown Storrs. The exhibition will be on display through Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020.
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 24, 2020
Today (September 24) in live streaming: Meet the Next On Stage: Dance Edition Top 5, Paulo visits backstage Live, and so much more!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 23, 2019
Following the release of new album Fanfare, Dan Friel has released the dizzying, vibrant video for single 'Killipede'. The video was created by programmer Andy Wallace, who Friel previously collaborated with on the Wallace's experimental video game Bleep Space. Dan Friel will be playing an album release show this Friday, Sept. 27th at arcade bar Wonderville along with the horn section featured on Fanfare, including Sunwatchers' Jeff Tobias, Grasshopper's Jesse DeRosa, and former Parts & Labor collaborator Sam Kulik Friel. The horn section will also join Friel at select shows across the US this fall.
by Michael Major - Sep 13, 2021
All-star cast and crew join forces to bring mental health and wellness to the global community with a spoonful of hilarity, creativity and infectiously entertaining storytelling.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 13, 2019
Eli Brown continues to establish himself as one of the UK's most prolific producers and it's easy to see why. With releases like his hit collaboration with Solardo 'XTC' currently hitting the dizzy heights of daytime Radio 1, and anthems like 'Brazil' (Repopulate Mars), 'Inside My Head' (Black Book) and 'BS48' (Big Beat) causing damage on the international club circuit, his talents have garnered key support from every corner of the dance music spectrum.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 8, 2020
BAM today announced plans for virtual programs including theater, kids and family, literary, and film events. The fresh slate of offerings include the world premiere of V's (formerly Eve Ensler) That Kindness: Nurses in their Own Words; a talk with co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter and the Black Lives Matter Global Network Alicia Garza; and more!
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 29, 2021
All these questions and more are explored in this fresh adaptation of Aesop's Fables, dually inspired by the classic morals of these stories and the troupe of student actors who will bring them to life. The 2021-22 Season “Reignite, Reimagine!” continues with the return of Creative Cauldron's beloved Learning Theater production and Aesop's Fables, written and directed by Laura Connors Hull, with original music by Matt Conner.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 23, 2019
In November, is adding 10 more films from Oscilloscope, as a result of our expanding collaboration and their support of OVID's mission, including the 'first window' exclusive JAY MYSELF, which is just fresh off its recent theatrical release.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 2, 2021
88 Pictures and Citronella Stories present BUG THERAPY, a new captivating, edgy and lighthearted comedy, featuring a highly talented, award-winning, A-List cast and crew. The all-star cast includes Dr. Phil McGraw, Meghan Trainor, Jay Leno, Sterling K. Brown, Tom Green, Emily Goglia, and Jason Reisig. 
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 13, 2020
Theatre Now has annouced the November 1st release of The 10-Minute Musical, an Anthology from the SOUND BITES Festival. The first ever anthology of 10-minute musicals, the book features 25 complete musicals and is a resource for educators, producers, theatre enthusiasts, and anyone interested in the musical theatre form. More information on the book, including a link to purchase, can be found at
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 10, 2020
Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI) announced an agreement with Theatre Now New York, an artist service organization dedicated to the development of new works, to represent and license 25 short musicals from its collection beginning in early 2021.
by Alan Portner - May 4, 2019
The annual ORIGINKC Festival of new plays presented by the Kansas City Repertory Theatre kicked off Friday, May 3 with a baffling yet engrossing piece titled 'Unreliable' by playwright Dipka Guha. 'Unreliable' explores the characters and relationships between three individuals who are initially presented as a female attorney, a man held without formal charge as an enemy combatant, and the attorney's Mother.
by Stephi Wild - May 29, 2020
Emmy Award-winning Billy Porter (Earthworm) will be joined by Tony winning Broadway star Cynthia Erivo (Miss Ladybird), pianist Jamie Cullum (Miss Spider) and star of Pitch Perfect, rapper and actor Utkarsh Ambudkar (Centipede) in today's episode of James and The Giant Peach with Taika and Friends.
by A.A. Cristi - May 22, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Raven Theatre announced today it will take its Take Flight Summer Camp 2020 online this year, featuring four training sessions in theatre arts for kids ages 6 a?" 15.
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2020
Taika Waititi leads an all-star cast in episode 3 of 'James and the Giant Peach with Taika and Friends', with Cate Blanchett playing Centipede, Eddie Redmayne voicing Miss Ladybird, Kumail Nanjiani as Miss Spider, Ruth Wilson playing the Earthworm and Sarah Paulson as Old-Green-Grasshopper. 
by E.H. Reiter - May 2, 2019
JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, now playing at the San Diego State University's Don Powell Theatre is a delightfully entertaining, and creative show with wonderful sets, puppets, and a cast.  It's only playing through May 3rd so go see it before it's gone!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2020
Casa Mañana has announced the nominations for the 2020 Betty Lynn Buckley Awards. Winners will be announced online via livestream on Casa's Facebook and YouTube channel, Thursday, May 21, 2020, at 7:30pm. Director of Theatre for Youth and local legend B.J. Cleveland will host. Specials guests from Broadway and beyond will present awards.
by Tori Hartshorn - Mar 7, 2019
NYC electronic duo Black Caviar have announced a massive USA tour in the Spring 2019, kicking things off at Boston's The Grand venue on March 7th. The pair, made up of Troy Hinson and Jared Piccone, have amassed a popular global reputation for their fresh production style and stellar DJ shows, previously playing festivals such as Electric Zoo in New York and Splash House in Palm Springs.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 5, 2019
Theatre Now New York (TNNY) has announced that tickets are now on sale for SOUND BITES 6.0, the Sixth Annual Festival of 10-Minute Musicals. This one-night only event, now in its sixth year, showcases 10 new musicals by up-and-coming musical theatre writing teams. SOUND BITES 6.0 will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 7:00pm at Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67th Street, New York, NY 10023. Tickets are $25, $35, and $45 and are available for purchase at or by calling 855-254-SHOW [7469]. TNNY Members receive 20% off their ticket purchase (with no service fees). To become a member, visit Ticket prices increase by $5 on the day of the festival.
by Rebecca Russo - Mar 29, 2019
Fountain Hills Youth Theater is proud to announce opening of the third show of the 2018-19 season, James and the Giant Peach.
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 28, 2019
Celebrity chef and self-proclaimed Mr. Miyagi Jet Tila is ready to pass all his know-how on to you in '101 EPIC DISHES: Recipes That Teach You How to Make the Classics Even More Delicious.' (Page Street Publishing Co.; April 30, 2019; $21.99).
by Julie Musbach - Mar 26, 2019
Theatre Now New York (TNNY) is pleased to announce the official casting and full creative teams for SOUND BITES 6.0, the Sixth Annual Festival of 10-Minute Musicals. This year's festival is scheduled for next Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 7pm at Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67th Street, New York, NY 10023. Scroll down for more detailed information on each musical's casting and creative team.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2019
Wheelock Family Theatre at Boston University announces Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach featuring words and music by Tony, Oscar, Grammy, and Golden Globe Award-Winning Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, book by Timothy Allen McDonald, and based on the book by Roald Dahl. The WFT@BU production, directed by Artistic Director Emily Ranii with musical direction by Matt Stern and choreography by Juanita Pearl takes place April 12 through May 12, 2019 at 180 The Riverway, in Boston's Fenway neighborhood. Performances run Fridays at 7:30pm and Saturday/Sunday matinees at 2pm. Tickets are $20-40 and may be purchased by calling 617-353-3001 or online by visiting Student and group discounts are available and special 1pm performances run during April school vacation week (4/16 -19). ASL and AD performances are May 5 at 2pm and May 10 at 7:30pm.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 21, 2019
Tomorrow marks the official launch date of, an unprecedented collaborative effort amongst eight of the most noteworthy independent film distributors in the U.S., who have come together to support the innovative new subscription video-on-demand service,
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 2, 2022
St. Patrick’s Day is coming soon and Ballotin Whiskey has the ideal 'Grasshopper' cocktail recipe for you and your group to sip. Their Chocolate Mint variety has a festive emerald green label, just right for the holiday.  Check out this easy to prepare recipe and enjoy the luck of the Irish!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 19, 2019
Theatre Now New York (TNNY) is pleased to announce the official judging panel for SOUND BITES 6.0, the Sixth Annual Festival of 10-Minute Musicals, which is scheduled for Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 7pm at Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67th Street, New York, NY 10023. 
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 15, 2019
RIOULT Dance NY in partnership with La Guardia Performing Arts Center (LPAC) presents Artistic Director Pascal Rioult's  Fables, a family-friendly production of the Queens Borough Community Dance Project. Entering its second year, this initiative affords the rare opportunity for children who either live or go to school in Queens, to rehearse and perform alongside the professional dancers of RIOULT Dance NY.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 13, 2019
Jonathan Miller announced today that two additional independent film distribution companies have agreed to join as founding content partners, along with the six (see below) first announced on January 17th.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 12, 2019
The decision to leave Belltown was not made easily. The theater's board and directors knew that giving up their own space to become a nomadic theater was a risk that would come with many challenges, but the cost of occupying the Belltown space was rapidly increasing to more than the income from a 50-seat theater could sustain. Theater Schmeater's Board President Rachel Sorrels notes that Because we value our artists and the art we put on the stage above everything else, we are willing to take that risk and face those challenges. Acting artistic director Andrew Shanks calls this a time of change and renewal for us as a company.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2019
As part of its 2019 Summertime Saturday Puppet Show Series, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut is pleased to present Aesop's Fables by Tuckers' Tales Puppet Theatre on July 13, 2019 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Ballard Institute Theater, located at 1 Royce Circle in Downtown Storrs.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 3, 2019
Theater Schmeater's tradition of bringing free family-friendly shows to Seattle parks continues this summer with a collection of Aesop's best-known fables. The Fabulous Fable Factory runs July 13 - August 15, starting at the 2019 Seattle Outdoor Theater Festival.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 8, 2021
Japan Society and the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan (ACA), in collaboration with the Visual Industry Promotion Organization (VIPO), announce the inaugural ACA Cinema Project online film series 21st Century Japan: Films from 2001-2020, streaming nationwide on Japan Society’s Virtual Cinema from February 5-25, 2021.
by DC Felton - Jan 5, 2020
Has being home for winter break given your kids the blues? Are they in need of an adventure? Or do you need an escape? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then Kate Godman Children's Theatre's production of David Woods a?oeJames and the Giant Peacha?? is for you. This journey will take you to Central Park, to London, and back all within the confines of 1 hour and 15 minutes. This magical production will excite children of all ages, and I can't wait to tell you about it.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 23, 2020
Théâtre du Rêve (TdR), Atlanta's only French-speaking theatre company, will present a retelling of nine fables by Jean de La Fontaine, in French and English, for audiences of all ages. Vive La Fontaine! will have nine performances running March 13a?"29, 2020 at 7 Stages Back Stage Theater. Tickets are $10a?"$25 and available online at
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 13, 2020
a?oeIt looked like the end of the world.a?? The dust storm on Palm Sunday 1935 is engraved in the memories of witnesses as a day of apocalyptic nightmare. One of the worst storms of the Dust Bowl, Black Sunday punished the already beleaguered Great Plains with a tsunami wave of airborne dust. An environmental disaster brought about by human shortsightedness, changing regional weather patterns, and the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl brought death and darkness to the plains during the 1930's. Jackrabbit infestations, dust pneumonia, grasshopper plagues, and economic collapse created a profound setting for human resilience amidst death and loss. This February, Dallas-based professional choir Verdigris Ensemble brings the trials of this environmental catastrophe to audiences with a groundbreaking piece of documentary performance that redefines the boundaries of choral music. This genre-redefining work tells the story of the Dust Bowl with blistering honesty and deep empathy. 
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 9, 2022
We had the opportunity of interviewing Ben Rojo for our “Master Mixologist” about his career and Don Papa Rum.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2022
Museum of the Moving Image has announced the complete lineup for the 11th edition of First Look, the Museum’s festival of new and innovative international cinema, which will take place in person March 16–20, 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2020
On Wednesday, March 11 at 6:00 PM, after only seven rehearsals, fifth and sixth grade students at West Cape May Elementary School will perform 'Aesop's Fables' at the school, located at 301 Moore Street, West Cape May, NJ. Directed by East Lynne Theater Company's Artistic Director, Gayle Stahlhuth, the script was written by Long Island students when Stahlhuth was conducting a theater residency in Massapequa. Fables include 'The Birds and the Beast,' 'The Ants and the Grasshopper,' 'The Tortoise and Hare,' 'Town Mouse and the Country Mouse,' and 'The Miser and His Gold.'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2020
Raven Theatre has announced TAKE FLIGHT SUMMER CAMP 2020, featuring five training sessions in theatre arts for kids ages 6 - 16. Great for beginners looking to learn the basics of performance or more advanced actors looking to hone their skills, Raven's team of professional teaching artists will help kids feel the confidence to contribute to the artistic process and the courage to try something new.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 17, 2020
Gamut Theatre Group's Popcorn Hat Players Children's Theatre will hold its 28th Annual New Years Eve Party For Children, where they countdown to NOON instead of midnight, on December 31, 2020.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 20, 2019
The Radical Film Fair, a new, free film fair organized by Kickstarter and The Eyeslicer, will come to Kickstarter's Brooklyn headquarters on Sunday, September 15 from 1-5PM. 
by Abigail Charpentier - Aug 16, 2019
Dan Friel is a master of abrasive pop melody. Whether through his child-sized keyboard, and drum machine on his own, or through his incendiary guitar playing in cosmic noise-pop trio Upper Wilds, Friel's hooks bubble and froth from beneath a sea of crunching, squelching distortion and feedback. On new album Fanfare, out September 13th, Friel presents an expansion of his sonic palette with the addition of a horn section, including Sunwatchers' Jeff Tobias, Grasshopper's Jesse DeRosa, and former Parts & Labor collaborator Sam Kulik, bringing more subtlety and depth to his anthemic turbulence than ever before.
by Kelle Long - Aug 13, 2020
Film at Lincoln Center announces the 25 films that comprise the Main Slate of the 58th New York Film Festival, September 17 - October 11.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 9, 2021
Raven Theatre will present Take Flight Summer Camp 2021: Running Wild with Roald Dahl, two virtual training sessions in theatre arts for kids ages 8 – 14 running August 2 – 13 and August 16 – 27, 2021.
by Rebecca Russo - Apr 8, 2019
Film buff and Long Beach native Iris Rose returns to The Found Theatre after 39 years with her cabaret performance, 'The Siren Song of the Silver Screen,' which combines her love of cinema with her ear for great songs. Genres represented range from cult films to kids' classics, from Bond flicks to horror movies. Iris will be joined by special guests Jeff Paul on additional vocals and Jeanne Gallo performing a tribute to silent films. 
by Timothy Treanor - Apr 26, 2021
The thing about Romeo and Juliet – but you know this, Grasshopper – is that it isn’t a love story – not at all, not even a little bit. It is rather a story of desperation, ego and self-regard. Juliet is a thirteen-year-old girl who has just been given the alarming news that she will be forced to marry a man she’s never met.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022
Grasshopper Film is presenting the North American theatrical release of Los Conductos, the oracular and kaleidoscopic debut feature from Colombian visual artist and director Camilo Restrepo.