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Looped - 2013 - US Tour

LOOPED had its World Premiere at The Pasadena Playhouse in 2008 where it became one of the highest grossing plays in that theatre�s history. Having played the Cuillo Center for Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, LOOPED again broke box office records and later had another successful run at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., before moving to Broadway�s Lyceum Theatre in 2010. Ms. Harper received rave reviews from the critics as celebrity bad girl Tallulah Bankhead and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actress. Lombardo�s play has been labeled as one of the funniest comedies in years.



Based on a true story, LOOPED takes place in the summer of 1965, when an inebriated Tallulah Bankhead (Harper) stumbled into a sound studio to re-record (or �loop�) one line of dialogue for her last movie Die, Die, My Darling. Given her intoxicated state and her inability to loop the line perfectly, what ensues is a hilarious showdown between an uptight and conservative sound editor, Danny Miller, and the outrageous legend.



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Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts [Belding Theater]

(Hartford, CT)
166 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
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by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 23, 2020
Celebrating the 25th anniversary of her seminal 1995 album, Tails, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb will perform the entire album acoustically as part of her “One Night Only World Tour” on Looped.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2020
The Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction goes online for the first time today, Sunday, September 20, 2020.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2020
A slate of celebrated Broadway stars will be offering exclusive one-on-one video chats during the virtual version of the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction this Sunday, September 20, 2020.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 1, 2020
Nashville, TN's In Parallel will release their new EP “Fashioner” (mixed by Ken Andrews of Failure, Year Of The Rabbit) on September 4th via Wiretap Records.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2020
Geva Theatre Center's 2020-2021 season was artfully devised to provide audiences with engaging, inclusive and delightful theatre throughout the year a?" safely. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2020
The Shed's digital commissioning program Up Close continues with new works by Mariana Valencia premiering on November 16, Ayesha Jordan with collaborator Justin Hicks premiering on November 30, and The Brothers Sick with collaborators Danilo Machado and Yo-Yo Lin premiering on December 14.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 13, 2020
Join Broadway favorite Lesli Margherita in the stream of Who's Holiday!, set for Friday, December 11, 2020. The evening benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Watch the free one-hour stream beginning at 8 pm Eastern. The performance will be available through December 15.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 31, 2020
Smuin Contemporary Ballet continues to develop novel ways of sharing inspiring art and staying connected with its community during the Shelter-in-Place order, beginning with its new Hump Day Ballets series. Every Wednesday through the month of April, a different ballet from Smuin's repertoire, curated by a current Company dancer, will be released to the public.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 9, 2021
Wildly popular dancing champions MAKS & VAL, acclaimed brothers who shot to fame during 17 seasons of “Dancing With The Stars”, debut their innovative new touring show, “Stripped Down”, at Meymandi Concert Hall on Saturday, July 31.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 3, 2021
Foreshadowed by the release of her acclaimed pair of singles “Heaven For Me” and “Slip!” earlier this spring, We Speak of Tides was co-written and co-produced by Aziya herself. Raw and unabashedly ferocious, the five-track project marks the arrival of a riveting new voice for alternative music.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2021
Grammy-winning new-music choir The Crossing, led by conductor Donald Nally, will return to its summer home in Montana this July for its annual residency in partnership with the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center (John Zirkle, Executive Director) in Big Sky.
by Brett Cullum - Jun 28, 2021
BLAQUE TCHERIE makes for an impressive film debut for Vincent Victoria, and it looks like his empire may expand to new mediums.  It’s a funny film with a very sweet message about black women and how they should be perceived.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 26, 2020
Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, Cassadee Pope, has released the first two tracks; 'Let Me Go' and 'Built This House,' from her upcoming acoustic album, Rise and Shine. Both tracks are available now on all digital streaming platforms. 
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 1, 2020
Disco-house don Purple Disco Machine has remixed the recent Claptone collaboration with Mylo of the classic 'Drop The Pressure', out now.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 7, 2021
The Pamela Z, Theofanidis and Wingate, and Beglarian pieces are part of Apollo’s 20x2020 project, launched in 2014 with a mission to commission 20 new multicultural works before the end of the decade.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 28, 2021
Looped, the biting comedy by Matthew Lombardo, takes a much-rumored event and imagines what might have actually happened, knowing Bankhead's outrageous personality, searing wit and ability to deliver a one-liner that takes no prisoners.  Looped will bring audiences back to LIVE theatre in the Loft, August 5 – 22, 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2020
Looped, a virtual venue that connects fans to those who inspire them, will host #HAM4CHANGE, a series of fundraisers conceived and organized by members of the original cast of Hamilton to benefit organizations that are working to end systemic racism.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 23, 2020
Flyte and Bafta-Winner Mark Jenkin continue their collaboration with the remarkably beautiful video for “Losing You,” another glimpse into Flyte's LA adventure and produced by Andrew Sarlo (Big Thief, Bon Iver).
by Alan Henry - Jul 21, 2021
Based on a real event, which has been the subject of gossip for years in Hollywood, Looped takes place in the summer of 1965, when an inebriated Tallulah Bankhead, well-known for her husky voice, outrageous personality, and devastating wit, returns to the studio to redub — or loop — one line of dialogue for her last movie, Die! Die! My Darling! Bankhead’s outsized personality dominates the young, frustrated film editor who is knocked for a loop by the tempestuous stage and screen icon.
by Chris Arneson - Jul 14, 2021
Even if you're not much of an art connoisseur, you probably know a bit about Van Gogh. At least enough to be excited about an immersive exhibit featuring his work.
by TV News Desk - Jul 12, 2021
Feelgood in nature, the upbeat tune features various funky instrumentation paired alongside euphoric vocal cuts. Horns are prominently heard throughout the anthemic hit, in turn producing a lively hybrid of electronic dance music and expertly executed live performance.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 30, 2020
Glasgow International has announced details of its ninth edition, the second of Director Richard Parry. Comprising 54 exhibitions and 82 events, performances and talks at over 50 spaces across the city and showcasing work by 160 artists; the theme of the 2020 festival is Attention: asking us to consider how, where and in whom our attention is placed at a time of seemingly constant distraction. Scotland's biennial festival of contemporary art further highlights Glasgow as one of the world's most important and exciting centres for visual art.
by Cindy Marcolina - Feb 9, 2020
With a loop pedal and tonnes of personality, Jack AG Britton addresses a strikingly under-explored subject: heightism. From Tinder profiles deliberately demanding men only above a certain height to swipe right to blatant online hatred directed towards short guys, Mighty brings light and humour to an issue that severely impacts lots of men's mental health.
by Sean Fallon - Feb 23, 2020
On Saturday, February 22, I had the pleasure of seeing LOOPED at the Connecticut Cabaret Theatre in Berlin, CT.  This comedy by Matthew Lombardo is based on a true story that took place back in 1965.  Director Kris McMurray brings out the best in talented actress Kelly Boucher who stars as Tallulah Bankhead, as well as talented actor Chris Pearson, who plays Danny Miller.  The stage chemistry between Kelly Boucher and Chris Pearson is comically brilliant, and further enhanced by James J. Moran, who provides live vocals from the back of the theatre, as Steve the sound engineer!  The deliveries are sensational, from all three cast members, making all three characters completely believable.  The facial expressions, body language, vocal tones and mannerisms displayed by Kelly Boucher and Chris Pearson, including their reactions to each other, are phenomenal, both staying in character the whole time, to the point in which as an audience member, it is easy to forget that you are not watching the real people who are being portrayed.  The sharp contrast between Tallulah's over-the-top personality and Danny Miller's more professional and proper personality is where the majority of the humor arises.  The audience was laughing all throughout the show!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2021
Fans of All My Children, One Life to Live & General Hospital will have the opportunity to meet their favorite actors in one-on-one video chats on Saturday, February 13, 2021, to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The private chats follow the actors’ appearances in the streamed concert ABC Daytime: Back on Broadway on Thursday, February 11.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2021
Lamentations provides inspirational instrumental meditations, quiet and serious, each intimately related by both structure and content into an overall singularity, and yet each a separate work; this is a new direction for multiple GRAMMY-nominee Peters.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 19, 2020
 Two-time Tony Award-winning Goodspeed Musicals has brought together an extraordinary group of artists to contribute to the trio of exciting productions planned this season: a beloved Golden Age classic, a World Premiere folk-rock musical and a thrilling musical masterwork. Single tickets for all three shows set for Goodspeed's 2020 season go on public sale Sunday, February 23 at 10:00 a.m..
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 18, 2021
The album serves as a direct follow-up to last year's full-length K.G., and is the third volume in the band's explorations into microtonal tunings (which began with 2017's Flying Microtonal Banana).
by Stephi Wild - Feb 12, 2021
The daytime TV stars align for ABC Daytime: Back on Broadway, a musical celebration featuring actors from All My Children , One Life to Live and General Hospital that's now streaming on demand through Monday, February 15, 2021. The online event is produced by and benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 12, 2020
Double A side single from notorious New Zealand producer, DJ and trumpet player and brand new Bastard Jazz signing Isaac Aesili. Isaac's music is woven through electronic soul, with threads of jazz, funk, R&B and house music in a vibe that is uniquely his own.
by Stage Tube - Feb 11, 2021
Kelly talks about the ABC Daytime: Back on Broadway airing on February 11, raising money for Broadway Cares.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2020
Looped depicts an actual 1965 recording session in which an intoxicated Tallulah Bankhead, portrayed by Connecticut Cabaret Theatre favorite Kelly Boucher, required eight hours to dub a single line from her final movie Die! Die! My Darling! While antagonizing the film editor, Danny Miller, played by Chris Pearson, assigned to the job.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 11, 2020
Following the release of their new album Sonic Citadel, legendary duo Lightning Bolt have announced a tour throughout the US west coast, including a set at Eric Andre's Block Party. Ahead of the shows, Lightning Bolt are reissuing two of their lauded albums, Ride The Skies and Hypermagic Mountain in special deluxe editions.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2020
Today, GRAMMY-award winning artists and creators, Pearl Jam and Lin-Manuel Miranda, announced a one-night only fundraiser that will take place exclusively on virtual venue Looped on Wednesday, December 16th, at 8:30pm ET / 5:30pm PT.  Tickets are available now for donations starting at $10.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 17, 2020
French DJ and producer Bellaire sounds off 2020 with new single ‘My Love’, out 16th December.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 17, 2020
Engelbert Humperinck is releasing his new studio version of 'Blue Christmas' on Thursday December 17, 2020. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 17, 2020
Brooklyn Academy of Music today announced details of its 35th Annual Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., which brings together artists, activists, civic leaders, and the public for a communal commemoration and reflection on the life and legacy of Dr. King, on Monday, January 18, 2021.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 14, 2020
Join award-winning composer, lyricist, and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, Pearl Jam for a one night only conversation.
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 8, 2020
Today (August 8-9) in live streaming: Free to Be... You and Me returns for an Encore, Liz Callaway performs with Seth Rudetsky, and so much more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 5, 2020
Looped, a virtual venue that connects fans to those who inspire them, will host the second #HAM4CHANGE fundraisers conceived and organized by members of the original cast of Hamilton to benefit organizations that are working to end systemic racism on Sunday, August 9 1:00 PM EST.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2020
ARTECHOUSE, the nation's first innovative digital art space with multiple locations across the United States, reopens its Chelsea Market location on Thursday, September 3rd as part of the New York City's reopening process.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 28, 2020
Today, pop prodigies The Aces release the Fickle Friends remix of their queer anthem, 'Kelly.' The remix follows the critically acclaimed release of The Aces' sophomore album, Under My Influence, out via Red Bull Records. Get it here.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 20, 2020
ARTECHOUSE, the nation's first innovative digital art space with multiple locations across the United States, reopens its Chelsea Market location on Thursday, September 3rd as part of the New York City's reopening process. Initially opening its doors to great success in the Fall of 2019, they will re-inaugurate the venue with Intangible Forms, a kinetic audio-visual laser performance and installation by Japanese multimedia artist Shohei Fujimoto, whose run was cut short after only 10 days in mid-March. ARTECHOUSE NYC reopens with limited capacity and other protocols in place to ensure the safety and health of its visitors.  
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 15, 2020
This Weekend (August 15-16) in live streaming: Stephanie J. Block sings with Seth Rudetsky, Carrie reunites on Stars in the House, and so much more!
by Stage Tube - Aug 13, 2020
The original cast of Hamilton has been taking part in Ham4Change events, supporting organizations focused on ending systematic racism. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2020
On Saturday, August 15th, at 4pm PT/7pm ET, members of the original cast of the Tony Award-Winning Broadway Musical Hamilton will come together for the final 'HAM4CHANGE' virtual event to support organizations focused on ending systematic racism.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2021
Glasgow International, one of the UK's largest and most influential visual arts festivals, has announced details of its ninth edition, which will take place across the city from 11 – 27 June 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2021
After a very challenging year for theatre workers everywhere, the Broadway Stage Management Symposium (BSMS), will unite stage managers from around the world in discussions about our art and craft in a post-pandemic world. BSMS 2021 will focus on strategies and adjustments to our practice and technique to respond to our experience and learnings during the shutdown.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 23, 2021
At the opening night performance of Godspell on April 22, Artistic Director Joseph C. Walsh announced Garden Theatre’s upcoming 14th season. The 2021 - 2022 season will open with the classic musical Man of La Mancha, followed in October by Looped, a hilarious yet moving drama that peels back the layers of stage and screen diva Tallulah Bankhead. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 22, 2021
Throughout 2020, with live stages unavailable, Aziya used the time to draw on her wide set of musical loves and post riff-heavy covers online. Tackling everyone from PJ Harvey, to Aussie psych weirdos Pond to Jimi Hendrix, when she uploaded a take on Grimes’ “Oblivion.”