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by Tori Hartshorn - Sep 26, 2018
Multi-Grammy Award-winning artists Robert Sput Searight and Nate Werth launched their powerhouse ensemble of Ghost-Note back in 2015, but 2018 marks the first year the band is heading overseas. This November, Searight and Werth take their eclectic ensemble – comprised of  Dywane “MonoNeon” Thomas Jr. (bass),  Xavier Taplin (keys), Vaughn “V-Keys” Henry (keys), Peter Knudsen (guitar) andJonathan Mones (alto sax & flute) alongside Werth and Sput – across Europe.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 24, 2018
The Auditorium Theatre kicks off its three-part National Geographic Live speaker series on Wednesday, September 26, with "When Women Ruled the World," featuring Dr. Kara Cooney, National Geographic author and professor of Egyptian art and architecture at the University of California, Los Angeles.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2020
The Metropolitan Opera announced today that the ongoing health crisis has resulted in the cancellation of the entire 2020-21 season, but the company also announced ambitious artistic plans for its 2021-22 season, which will open with the Met premiere of Terence Blanchard's Fire Shut Up in My Bones.
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 19, 2019
Mipso, North Carolina's acclaimed indie-Americana quartet, today release the video for their hit single “People Change.” The beautifully animated video illustrates the complicated emotions explored in the song's lyrics – the intimate loss of losing someone, not necessarily from death or from a romantic break, but the equally heartbreaking experience of growing up and growing apart. 
by Alan Henry - Oct 9, 2019
Watch as the cast of Philip Glass's Akhnaten, including Anthony Roth Costanzo, Disella Lárusdóttir, and members of Gandini Juggling, take part in an early rehearsal. Production: Phelim McDermott. Conductor: Karen Kamensek.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 30, 2019
Science Channel's signature archaeology series that digs up the deepest secrets of history's great civilizations, UNEARTHED, is returning with new episodes beginning Sunday, November 3 at 9 p.m. More than just scientific investigations, the series uses explosive animation to unearth the hidden stories of iconic monuments and tackles the mysteries behind them. Among the sites explored during the new season are the Tower of Babel, in which the UNEARTHED was granted unique access to rarely seen sites in Iraq.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2019
The 2019-2020 season of The Met: Live in HD will continue at the Warner Theatre on Saturday, November 23 with the Met premiere of Glass's AKHNATEN at 12:55 pm in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre. The 2019-2020 season is sponsored by Viron Rondo Osteria. A complimentary 45 minute pre-opera lecture by Nunzio DeFilippis will be offered in the Studio Theatre Lobby two hours before the broadcast, sponsored by Land Rover Hartford.
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 22, 2020
Every year Artie Olaisen produces the Cabaret Gala for The Dallas Children's Theater, bringing some of the industry's brightest lights to a town that, one time, boasted a scene but that, now, could use some TLC and attention to revitalize the club and concert industry.
by Julie Musbach - Oct 21, 2019
The Metropolitan Opera presents the company premiere of Philip Glass's modern masterpiece Akhnaten on November 8, 2019, with performances continuing through December 7.
by Alan Henry - Oct 17, 2019
In the video beloiw, Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo and choreographer and juggler Sean Gandini talk with Live in HD host Angel Blue about the incorporation of juggling in Phelim McDermott's new production of Philip Glass's a?oeAkhnaten.a??
by Stage Tube - Nov 29, 2019
On November 2, countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo, Brooklyn Youth Chorus, the Mannes Orchestra, and Gandini Juggling gave thousands of attendees at Brooklyn Museum's free First Saturdays event a taste of Philip Glass's AKHNATEN.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 21, 2020
Brave Spirits Theatre has announced its closing. BST was in the middle of a historic project to stage Shakespeare's eight history plays in repertory.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 20, 2019
Internationally acclaimed American composer singer/pianist Patricia Barber raises the bar with her 2019 recording on ArtistShare, her first since the critically acclaimed Smash (Concord, 2013). Higher marks Barber's return with another form-shattering collection of original material.
by Brady Schwind - Nov 17, 2019
Opera Star AARON BLAKE brings Crossover Stylings to Feinstein's / 54 Below
by Richard Sasanow - Nov 16, 2019
It has taken 35 years for Philip Glass's AKHNATEN to get to the Met, since its premiere at the Staatsoper in Stuttgart in 1984. If you're an acolyte of Glass, Phelim McDermott's production, designed by Tom Pye, made it well worth the wait; if you're not, there's enough going on to keep you occupied during the 3 ½-hour performance.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2019
The Metropolitan Opera production of Philip Glass's Akhnaten comes to the big screen in HD at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Sunday, December 1 at 12:55pm in an extra special encore presentation featuring a live Q&A on The Playhouse stage during intermission with The Met Opera's Susan Gomez Pizzo, Solo Ladies Wardrobe Supervisor, and Louis Valantasis, Principal Men's Wardrobe Supervisor.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2019
A modern masterpiece makes its long-awaited Met premiere. Director Phelim McDermott tackles another one of Philip Glass's masterpieces, following the now-legendary Met staging of Satyagraha.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 6, 2019
Students will perform in a one-night-only musical UNSTOPPABLE, Tales from the Schoolyard on May 8, 2019 at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture. Students in Haven Kids Rock, the afterschool music program of Mott Haven Academy in the South Bronx, will harness the power of music and the performing arts to explore the themes of immigration, shelter, foster care, family, and more through the lens of their firsthand experiences growing up and coming of age in New York City. Many of the students in Haven Kids Rock are also involved in New York City's child welfare and foster care systems, bringing their own personal experiences to the stage.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2021
BAM today announced a new season—an ambitious mix of outdoor in-person programming and new virtual events—that is all about bringing live arts back to Brooklyn, and bringing Brooklyn’s creative spirit to the world. The season spans theater, dance, music, talks, visual arts, community events, and its annual gala.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 5, 2020
Haven Kids Rock is a music program that was founded to empower underserved youth in the New York City child welfare and foster care systems, residing at Mott Haven Academy Charter School in the South Bronx.
by Macon Prickett - Jun 4, 2018
Check out what's coming to the Travel Channel June 16th - July 1st below! 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2020
On June 5th, due to Covid-19 their show was adapted with social distancing in mind as the children were individually filmed in their neighborhood in the South Bronx, outside. Reel Works-Teen Filming, Mott Haven Academy and The New York Foundling presented the virtual production of Unstoppable, Tales from the Schoolyard.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 26, 2018
Society for the Performing Arts (SPA), the largest nonprofit presenting organization of its kind in the Southwest, announces additions to its 2018-2019 season line-up. Since its initial unveiling in May, five shows have been added to SPA's season including eight performances of the legendary Broadway show, Chicago. Also joining the line-up is An Evening with Margaret Atwood, a conversation with the riveting author behind the best-selling novel The Handmaid's Tale, now an Emmy and Golden Globe series available on Hulu.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 25, 2020
Although the Metropolitan Opera is closed through the end of the year, you can still experience some of the its greatest performances on the big screen at The Ridgefield Playhouse. 
by Maria Nockin - Jun 23, 2021
On June 22, I watched J’Nai Bridges’ online recital at Los Angeles Opera’s website. Bridges has been making highly acclaimed debuts at major opera houses. For her LA Opera recital, she chose major selections by Johannes Brahms and Charles Gounod as well as many lesser-known shorter pieces. She sang with pianist Jeremy Frank, harpist Brandee Younger, violist Drew Forde, and dancer Shauna Davis. Available on LA Opera website now.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 1, 2019
Deciding where to go for college or university is nothing short of daunting. To help out, we're rounding up some of the top theatre schools to give students some stats to consider when getting ready to apply or even transfer.
by Julie Musbach - Jul 9, 2018
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre's 30th anniversary season will close with a bang this summer, a 'big bang' in fact. Back by popular demand, the company will reprise the hilarious hit musical comedy The Big Bang, with music by Jed Feuer and book and lyrics by Boyd Graham, from July 25 - September 2, 2018.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2021
Ms. Champlin, who co-hosted the Late Night Cabaret in 2019, returns to TBTS with her new show On the Funny Side of the Street. Mr. Rodriguez, who will be making his debut at the historic barn theatre, will perform his latest concert, All is Fair in Love, which features an evening of love songs.
by Alan Henry - Jul 31, 2018
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre's 30th anniversary season will close with a bang this summer, a 'big bang' in fact. Back by popular demand, the company will reprise the hilarious hit musical comedy The Big Bang, with music by Jed Feuer and book and lyrics by Boyd Graham, now through September 2, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre's 30th anniversary season will close with a bang this summer, a 'big bang' in fact. Back by popular demand, the company will reprise the hilarious hit musical comedy The Big Bang, with music by Jed Feuer and book and lyrics by Boyd Graham, from July 25 - September 2, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre's 30th anniversary season will close with a bang this summer, a 'big bang' in fact. Back by popular demand, the company will reprise the hilarious hit musical comedy The Big Bang, with music by Jed Feuer and book and lyrics by Boyd Graham, from July 25 - September 2, 2018.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 21, 2020
Katrina from Katrina & The Waves releases her new album Hearts, Loves & Babys on Friday 28th August through her own label.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 18, 2018
As part of its diverse 2018-19 season, Society for the Performing Arts (SPA) presents for the first time ever a three-part series featuring the dynamic and highly acclaimed National Geographic LIVE! (Nat Geo LIVE!), with programs in November (When Women Ruled the World); February 2019 (Capturing the Impossible) and May 2019 (Exploring Mars). Nat Geo LIVE! showcases renowned photographers, scientists, authors, filmmakers and adventurers who share behind-the-scenes stories from the front lines of exploration onstage alongside stunning imagery and gripping footage.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 31, 2020
Multi-genre musical experience We Shall Overcome comes to Pepperdine University at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 25, 2021
Multicultural ambassador, DJ, producer and vocalist NATHASSIA (pronounced Natasha) has released her second collaboration alongside Argentinian big-room producer D3FAI. Two renditions of their latest track 'In My Head' are available on all platforms January 25, 2020 via London based label Archangel UK.  
by Stephi Wild - Jan 21, 2021
Fort Worth Opera has announced the company's expanded line-up of innovative programs and performances for the spring of 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2021
Irvington Theater will continue its all-virtual season with Recognition, a double-feature film event to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Ahead of Time, a documentary that The Village Voice called a “truly fascinating yarn of proto-feminist achievement,” and Reparations, an award-winning short from local filmmakers, will stream online from January 27-29.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 3, 2021
29PWC NEW WORK SERIES presents THE WHEEL OF LIFE, written and directed by Edgar Chisholm, on Tuesday, February 16, at 7:30pm on Zoom, with Ariel Estrada in the role of Guardian.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 27, 2020
Shelley L. Ackerman, who began her career at age 17 as a comedic singer and waitress at the famed clubs The Improvisation and Catch A Rising Star, died on Thursday, February 27, 2020 in Manhattan. She passed peacefully this morning surrounded by family and friends. She was 66 years old. The cause of death was cancer related said her friend, publicist Merle Frimark. 'My Libra sister fought courageously for a long time,' Frimark said.
by Julie Musbach - Feb 20, 2019
The Metropolitan Opera today announced its 2019 20 season, which opens on September 23 with a new production of the Gershwins' classic American opera Porgy and Bess, last performed at the Met in 1990, starring Eric Owens and Angel Blue, directed by James Robinson and conducted by David Robertson.
by Julie Musbach - Feb 19, 2019
Celebrating the life and work of Ethyl Eichelberger with panelists, live performances and archival materials. The event, curated by Michal Gamily, is moderated by Miss Joan Marie Moossy; with panelists, Brian Belovitch, Joe E Jeffreys, John Kelly, Lori E Seid, Black-Eyed Susan, and Mark Russell; live performances by Black-Eyed Susan, Jennifer Miller, and Jeremy Halpern with Auntie Belle; and archival material from the La MaMa Archives.
by Keith Waits - Feb 14, 2019
No, it's not the movie. Nor is it the basis of the movie. But if the movie prompts you to check out this play, then everybody wins.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 13, 2020
Today, the Metropolitan Opera announced its 2020-21 season, the first in which Yannick Nézet-Séguin assumes his full breadth of musical duties as the company's Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer Music Director, conducting six productions. His schedule includes the Met premiere of Jake Heggie's Dead Man Walking, the first contemporary opera conducted by the maestro on the Met stage, as part of his ongoing commitment to opera of our time at the Met, which will expand in the seasons to come.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 13, 2020
BAM presents Word. Sound. Power. 2020: Border/less, its 16th annual celebration of spoken word and hip-hop. Following the success of last year's sold-out performances, an additional night is added to the concert lineup. The three-night showcase features a stunning roster of groundbreaking poets, musicians, and dancers who demonstrate the vitality of hip-hop and spoken word. Artists include emcees Nejma Nefertiti, Circa '95, and Dizzy SenZe; poet Peggy Robles-Alvarado; internationally acclaimed Dutch choreographer and dancer Nedda Sou; musician Robotron; and DJ Reborn. The highly anticipated showcase will take place on April 23a?"25 at BAM Fisher.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2019
Philip Glass's Akhnaten at ENO London Coliseum 11 Feb - 07 Mar 2019.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 5, 2019
What: Houston Grand Opera and world-renowned tenor Lawrence Brownlee bring together international stars J'Nai Bridges, Nicole Heaston, Reginald Smith Jr., Russell Thomas, Nicholas Newton and Kevin Miller (piano) for a one-night only concert event. 'Giving Voice: Lawrence Brownlee and Friends Sing Opera, Gospel, and Standards' was created to celebrate Houston's diverse community and showcases the power of voice and song. The intimate evening was the brainchild of Brownlee and Houston Grand Opera is proud to support this initiative. During the concert, audiences will be treated to a program that ranges from opera classics, to spirituals, gospel, and standards. All concert guests will be invited to mix and mingle with the artists following the performance.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 3, 2019
Damien Sneed's 40+-City North American tour, 'We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.' tour kicks off at Joe's Pub in New York, NY on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at 9:30 p.m. Presented by IMG Artists, today's leading global performing arts management agency, the tour will make stops at concert halls and universities in the U.S. and Canada. For a complete list of the tour dates, click HERE.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 20, 2018
Subscriptions and single tickets are on sale now for the 22nd Season of the Seattle National Geographic Live Speaker Series presented by the Seattle Symphony. In 2018 and 2019 National Geographic Live crisscrosses the globe and reaches back through time from the imposing pyramids of ancient Egypt to thousands of tiny moments captured on present-day Ellis Island. National Geographic's most dynamic explorers, scientists, archaeologists, and photographers, share their stories from the front lines of exploration. Award-winning video and digital images animate the presentations, which conclude with a lively question-and-answer session with audience members. After most events, speakers will be on hand to sign copies of their books or DVDs.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 16, 2018
The Auditorium Theatre kicks off its three-part National Geographic Live speaker series on Wednesday, September 26, with "When Women Ruled the World," featuring Dr. Kara Cooney, National Geographic author and professor of Egyptian art and architecture at the University of California, Los Angeles.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 8, 2021
Brooklyn Academy of Music will present Word. Sound. Power. 2021 an electrifying hip-hop and spoken word concert featuring a stunning roster of artists — emcees Sa-Roc, Okai, and Nejma Nefertiti, poet Peggy Robles-Alvarado, and dancer Jade Charon—on Friday, April 23 at 8pm EST.