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Leap of Faith - 2010 - Los Angeles Tickets, News, Info & More

You'll be dancing in the aisles when con man Jonas Nightingale brings his gospel-charged tent revival to rain-starved Kansas. Four-time Tony Award©-nominee Raúl Esparza and Golden Globe Award-nominee Brooke Shields will star in this world premiere Broadway-bound new musical.



Based on the movie with Steve Martin, Leap of Faith boasts a brand new score from 8-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast) and directed and choreographed by Tony Award©-winner Rob Ashford, helmer of the recent Taper favorite, Parade.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2022
The Green Room 42 will present a special concert reading of the new musical, Fountain of You, on Monday, September 26 at 7:00 PM. Fountain of You features book and lyrics by Tasha Gordon-Solmon and music by Faye Chiao, and stars Jenni Barber, Jason Veasey and Maya Days.
by Michael Major - Sep 8, 2022
Netflix has released the teaser trailer for the upcoming sequel to Knives Out, featuring Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr. and Daniel Craig. Watch the new video trailer for the highly-anticipated film, which also features Edward Norton, Janelle Monáe, Kathryn Hahn, Jessica Henwick, Madelyn Cline with Kate Hudson and Dave Bautista.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 26, 2022
Acclaimed composer and song-writer Alan Menken received the Max Steiner Achievement Award by the City of Vienna. Check out photos from the event here!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2022
The complete cast has been announced for the modern musical adaptation of The Song of Bernadette developmental workshop from Tony, Grammy and Emmy nominated Composer, Frank Wildhorn, CMA winner and Grammy nominated lyricist, Robin Lerner and award winning playwright, Rinne B Groff.  
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2022
Love will get you every time... and one charismatic con man is about to find that out in the Tony-nominated Leap of Faith, based on the film of the same name that starred Steve Martin and Debra Winger.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 20, 2022
The right to free speech is being threatened, now more than ever. To raise awareness of the dangers of censorship for the theatre industry, the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund is presenting a special podcast, available to download now through September 24 in conjunction with Banned Books Week. Listen here!
by Michael Major - Sep 2, 2022
She is now taking Nashville by storm with a blend of pop-infused country dance anthem that contains a roaring beat, dynamic fiddle, and a rolling banjo that is rarely heard these days. “Diamond Country” highlights the finer things in life and proves there is room in this world for a Rhinestone Cowgirl.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2022
A chance meeting between the owner of a struggling shoe factory and a London drag queen leads to an unlikely and life-changing alliance in KINKY BOOTS, the Tony Award-winning musical that opens Friday at Adrian's Croswell Opera House. Performances run the weekends of Sept. 16-18 and Sept. 22-25.
by TV Scoop - May 5, 2022
Get all the scoop on HOLEY MOLEY, airing on ABC on Tuesday, May 10, 2022! Plus, watch Kermit the Frog in a new clip from the episode now!
by Michael Major - May 5, 2022
The three winning films exemplified this year’s competition theme: “Power of Love.” Filmmakers Gauri Adelkar (“The Gift”), Lloyd Lee Choi (“Same Old”), and Chheangkea (“Skin Can Breathe”), will premiere their films during the 2022 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, on Friday, May 6 at the DGA Theater with a reception to follow in Hollywood.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022
After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, Playhouse Square will once again host the Dazzle Awards. Students from 29 area high schools will share their talents on the Connor Palace stage on Saturday, May 21 at 7:30 p.m.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 29, 2022
Local history, legendary language, and blockbuster performances take center stage this June in Pittsburgh Public Theater’s highly anticipated production of August Wilson’s Two Trains Running at the O’Reilly Theater, June 1-19, 2022. View the full schedule of activities and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust has announced the 2022-2023 TRUST Cabaret Series.  Now in its 10th season, the Series continues to offer patrons a rare opportunity to see Broadway’s stars and today’s world-class leading vocalist on stage in Pittsburgh’s Cultural District.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022
Ballet Tech’s Kids Dance will return to The Joyce Theater (175 Eighth Avenue) with a program devised by the organization’s new artistic director, Dionne D. Figgins. The production celebrates founder Eliot Feld, featuring some of his early Kids Dance pieces as part of Ballet Tech’s expanding repertory.
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2022
Roe v. Wade 2.0, a collective action troupe of artists and activists, invites the public to participate in a week of theatrical action May 16-23 in defense of abortion rights. 
by Michael Major - May 11, 2022
The confessional EP includes previously released singles “Lifetime” and “Suppress” as well as new focus track “Open”, which passionately lays a promise to be more reciprocal within a relationship. Listen to the 8-song coming-of-age record that finds the Toronto-based, Filipino-Guyanese artist stepping into his own as he transitions.
by Stephen Mosher - May 10, 2022
Cabaret newbie Linda Kahn returns to the stage with her hit show from last fall.
by A.A. Cristi - May 1, 2022
Having weathered the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic, the venue has returned to full operation under the moniker Playhouse 46 at St. Luke’s and sporting some exciting new renovations! During the shutdown, with the support of the parish community, the space has been overhauled and modernized to a 170-seat Off-Broadway theater-in-the-round.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 8, 2022
In Spring of 2020 Alison Cook Beatty Dance was booked and ready to present 11 Companies from around the country in Artists In Motion 2020. But when COVID-19 and Broadway shut down, Artists In Motion 2020 was canceled. The Arts community saw performance after performance canceled, theaters shut down, and dance companies and studios folding. Alison stayed in touch with all of the choreographers who were accepted into this shared event and promised that when the time was right she would remount the performance. 
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 4, 2022
After two years of delays, Sean Stephens made his solo show debut at Feinstein's and the audience couldn't have been more receptive.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2022
The 2022 Adelaide Festival officially opens today! With a whole host of events over the next 17 days, 2022 marks the 37th Adelaide Festival over 62 years, and the sixth festival under Artistic Directors Neil Armfield and Rachel Healy.
by Michael Major - Mar 23, 2022
Today Zola Jesus announces her 6th full length album, Arkhon, via Sacred Bones. As a preview, she has shared the powerful opening track, “Lost”, and its stark and mesmerizing accompanying video directed by Mu Tunç, shot on location in the Cappadocia area of Turkey.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022
Minneapolis Musical Theatre is returning to the proverbial stage this spring with 'Hands on a Hardbody.' The musical, about 10 hard-luck Texans vying to win a new pickup truck as part of a radio contest, will be produced in the showroom at Luther Cadillac April 22-May 8, 2022.
by Michael Major - Jun 9, 2022
Following the announcement that this July she will embark on a tour with The Cult and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club as well as an appearance at Summerfest in Milwaukee, today Danilova has announced her sole US headlining date in 2022, a show at the Lodge Room in Los Angeles on August 6th.
by Marissa Tomeo - Jun 4, 2022
From award-winning screenwriter and playwright Steve Martin (Picasso at the Lapin Agile, Roxanne) and chart-topping singer-songwriter Edie Brickell comes a world premiere American musical inspired by their Grammy Award-winning collaboration “Love Has Come For You.” Bright Star features nearly 20 new songs—Americana with a touch of rock—and tells a beguiling tale that unfolds in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina between 1923 and 1945. Billy Cane, a young soldier just home from World War II, meets Alice Murphy, the brilliant editor of a southern literary journal. Together they discover a powerful secret that alters their lives. This is the regional premiere of this entertaining musical about enduring love, family ties, and the light of forgiveness that shines from a bright star.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022
Programming has been announced for the 2022/2023 season at the Ahmanson Theatre and Mark Taper Forum. Find out all of the shows in the season, how to get tickets & more. 
by Michael Major - Jun 2, 2022
Director Alli Flom (daughter of music industry legend & philanthropist Jason Flom) further elaborates on the video: 'In this video I used colors and textures to elevate what I love about Jenny's music. It's a little 90s, a little contemporary, dreamy, relatable, introspective, brave' Watch the new music video now!
by Alan Henry - Jun 1, 2022
The producers of EMOJILAND THE MUSICAL announced that the production’s national tour will close after its opening in Columbus, Ohio this weekend. The hit 2020 Off-Broadway show was set for a seven-week tour originally scheduled to kick off on Friday, June 3rd in Columbus, Ohio and play several other cities across the United States.
by Michael Major - Jul 6, 2022
Crikey! “RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under” will debut July 30th, exclusively on WOW Presents Plus in select territories worldwide, day and date with its local airings on Stan (Australia) and TVNZ (New Zealand). RuPaul will return as host with longtime “Drag Race” icon Michelle Visage and comedian Rhys Nicholson serving as judges.
by Jared Fessler - Jul 5, 2022
Opera on the Lake is thrilled to be bringing Franz Lehar's operetta masterpiece to life at the Como Lakeside Pavilion on July 26, 27, and 29, 2022!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 5, 2022
Stars from Broadway and West End will pay tribute to 8-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken on September 23rd with a concert and on September 24th with a concert and award ceremony where the acclaimed composer and songwriter will be honored with the Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award by the city of Vienna.
by Michael Major - Jul 27, 2022
'Touch The Sun' is taken from Cryalot’s debut Icarus EP via AWAL and grounded in the Greek mythology of Icarus, son of the master craftsman Daedalus. The second single from the enigmatic Sarah Bonito’s new project, 'Touch The Sun' is a colorful, ethereal track pinned down by absorbing hyper-pop electronics and delicate vocals.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2022
Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced the full cast and creative team for the world premiere musical, Goddess. The musical stage production is conceived and directed by Saheem Ali, music and lyrics by Michael Thurber, and written by Jocelyn Bioh. Previews begin Saturday, August 13, and the show runs through Sunday, September 25.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 18, 2022
They've starred in some of the most well-known Broadway productions in history, including “Les Miserables,” “Wicked,” “The Lion King,” “Chicago,” and for one week they'll perform some of their greatest show stopping hits on the Whitefish stage. Alpine Theatre Project's Broadway Concert Series runs July 26 - 30 at the Whitefish Performing Arts Center.
by Dan Marois - Jul 15, 2022
Who would believe that a show about an Elvis impersonator turned drag queen could be such a hit in the middle of New Hampshire's summer theater season?
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2022
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley announced its 52nd season, featuring six plays and musicals to be presented November 2022 through August 2023. Three of the season's productions will be mounted at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, and three will be staged at Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Theatre. Subscriptions are now available; single tickets will be available in the coming months at TheatreWorks.org.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022
Award-winning Broadway playwright Theresa Rebeck will write the book for the Broadway-aimed Working Girl. While she's had more plays produced on Broadway than any female playwright of our time, Working Girl would mark Rebeck's Broadway debut as a book writer for a musical.
by Michael Major - Aug 4, 2022
Ahead of the release of their sophomore album, Hush, next week, Newfoundland’s Weary reveal “Trust”. Hush, explores the quiet spaces that demand we listen a little closer, a little more carefully.  The record is part guitar driven inner child work, part attempt to understand the grief, trauma and chaos of our world. 
by Michael Major - Aug 3, 2022
Glass Onion, the highly-anticipated sequel to the hit mystery film Knives Out, will close the 2022 BFI London Film Festival. The film stars recent Macbeth star Daniel Craig and Tony-winner Leslie Odom Jr. As previously reported, the festival will open with the new film adaption of Matilda: the Musical.
by Student Blogger: Leah Packer - Aug 29, 2022
Hello Broadway lovers, creators, and theatre students around the world! Welcome back to the blog, and to my ongoing segment: Sharing Their Stories. For the past year, I've shared the journeys and artistic discoveries of notable artists in my DC area, and around the world. Every person I've had the honor to speak with, carries unique experiences and perspectives about the constantly changing world of the arts. I hope their stories serve as inspiration, demystification of the road to artistic success, and as fuel to keep creating.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022
The complete cast and creative team have been announced for the first Broadway revival of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Joining the cast are Nadia Daniel and Jurnee Elizabeth Swan. Rounding out the company are Shirine Babb, Charles Browning, Peter Jay Fernandez, Sharina Martin, Warner Miller, Doron JePaul Mitchell and Kim Sullivan.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2022
Austin’s oldest film festival and premiere LGBTQ+ film fest of the Southwest, aGLIFF announces the winners and centerpiece film for The Queer Black Voices Fund for the 35th annual festival PRISM 35 taking place in-person August 24–28, 2022 in Austin, TX.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2022
 It's been 13 years since the premiere of Alretha Thomas's hit play, 'One Woman, Two Lives,' starring Kellita Smith. Now, Thomas says she's thrilled to introduce the world to her latest work, 'Mommie & Clyde.'
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2022
HG Productions presents Life-Struck, a play that delves into the life of a woman who likes to do everything herself and constantly refuses help from her twin, Rachel, and her good friend, Mark, especially when she needs their help the most. Frustrated and feeling alone, Samantha Cancro (Sam) finds herself in the psychologist's office recalling the fight she had with her sister to a complete stranger.
by Michael Major - Apr 5, 2022
Before taking the stage to perform during the In Memoriam at the GRAMMYs, Ben Platt shared an update on the progress of the Merrily We Roll Along film. Directed by Richard Linklater, the film is set to be shot across the next twenty years and in reverse chronological order. Beanie Feldstein and Blake Jenner will join Platt in the new adaption.
by E.H. Reiter - Apr 21, 2022
Interview with Tim Weil the Musical Director of RENT and the Musical Supervisor for the national tour. RENT is playing April  22nd - April 24th at the San Diego Civic Theatre.
by Michael Major - Apr 19, 2022
Zola Jesus releases a new song, “Desire,” the second single from Arkhon, her first album in five years. The single comes with a new video directed by A. F. Cortes. A minimal yet sweeping track, “Desire” features only Danilova and her piano. Watch the music video for the new single now!
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 13, 2022
 Broadway Palm is thrilled to present In The Heights playing now through May 14, 2022. In The Heights won Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Score, Best Choreography, and Best Orchestrations. The show was conceived and written by the creator of Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022
People’s Light will present Bayard Rustin Inside Ashland, the world premiere of a play with music inspired by the true story of West Chester, PA native Bayard Rustin. Chief organizer of the 1963 March on Washington and openly gay Civil Rights activist, Bayard Rustin was nearly written out of the history books.
by Michael Major - Apr 12, 2022
New York City-based indie-pop singer-songwriter, Aubrey Haddard releases her effervescent second single, 'Green As Ever' today, along with its accompanying summery music video. Haddard's second full-length album, Awake And Talking. Watch the new music video for the single now!