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Other World - 2020 - Regional (US)

Dragons fly ... battles are fought ... and "ikons" are gained and lost ... in the world-premiere, action-adventure musical, "Other World." One moment ultimate gamer Sri, and party-happy Lorraine, are in a garage on Earth. The next, they're magically transported into Sri's favorite video game, Other World. Trapped with no way out, this unlikely duo is forced into the ultimate scavenger hunt and must work together to find their way home. This heart-stopping new musical explores the connections we make on- and off-line and the families and friendships we need to thrive in any world.


Bucks County Playhouse

(New Hope, PA)
70 S. Main St.
New Hope, PA 18938


by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 18, 2020
KISS THE GROUND, is a powerful documentary exploring soil regeneration and its place as a compelling and effective solution to our planet's climate crisis, will be available on Netflix September 22, 2020. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 17, 2020
New York trio Sunflower Bean—Julia Cumming, Nick Kivlen, and Jacob Faber—released their sophomore album Twentytwo in Blue in 2018.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 16, 2020
Three years after releasing his debut solo CD, Places, composer/guitarist, Mark Vickness releases Interconnected featuring four new solo modern fingerstyle compositions and four original pieces.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 30, 2020
This season, Pittsburgh Festival Opera will be presenting a Special Mezzo-Soprano Edition in a digital-only format in response to COVID-19 restrictions on public gatherings.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2020
Colt Coeur is welcoming 3 additional artists (playwrights Bleu Beckford Burrell, Adrienne Dawes, and Noelle Viñas) to its Residency Program, with 4 of last year's Residents (directors Tara Elliott, J. Mehr Kaur, and Portia Krieger, and playwright Emma Goidel) opting to extend their Residency through 2021 (due to the unique impact of the Covid-19 pandemic).
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2020
Workshop West has announced Here There Be Night, an immersive experience in partnership with Theatre Yes, Catalyst Theatre, Theatre Network, and Northern Light Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2020
Pittsburgh Festival Opera has announced the winners of the 10th Annual Mildred Miller International Vocal Competition, Mezzo-Soprano Edition. The Mildred Miller International Voice Competition was founded in 2011 to identify and nurture talented young singers.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 24, 2020
When he's not pursuing his dreams onstage, Gen Parton-Shin spends his spare time translating musicals like Hamilton from English to Japanese, on a mission to bridge the gap between Japanese and American musical theater audiences.
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2021
Dance NOW! Miami (DNM), one of the leading contemporary company's in Florida, brings their 2020/21 season to a rousing close when they return to the Miami Theater Center on Saturday, June 19 at 8:00 pm, with their updated Program III.
by Stephi Wild - May 15, 2021
The Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra (CJRO) performs the best of Count Basie and other world-renowned jazz artists on Sunday, June 6 at 2 p.m. at the Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Parkway, Lakewood, CO 80226.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 14, 2020
In response to the continuing coronavirus pandemic and with the knowledge that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's reopening of Southeastern Pennsylvania is still pending, the historic Bucks County Playhouse has announced it will cancel its 2020 Summer Season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 6, 2020
Bucks County Playhouse has announced final casting for the world premiere production of the new musical-comedy adventure, 'Other World.' The musical, which celebrates the ability to find heroes in unexpected places, begins performances at the Playhouse on March 13 and run through April 11 with an official opening night on March 28.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2020
The circus is coming to town and it's arriving unhinged... Baby Monster Productions will present the world premiere of Slaughter Brothers Dime Circus by Sean Sullivan with original music by Matthew Reid and Sean Sullivan.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 3, 2020
Actors Stephen Dillane, Conor Lovett, and award-winning Irish company Gare St Lazare return to The Coronet Theatre with the UK premiere of How It Is (Part Two), the second stand alone part of a three part staging of Beckett's novel, following the success of Part One in 2018 '... you experience moments of pure wonder, when all sense of time and space disappears and you enter a strange, other world, with Beckett whispering cool truths in your ear.' Time Out on How It Is (Part One).
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2020
Max Bartos, who is set to make his Broadway debut in Sing Street, took to Facebook to share a video of himself performing the song Beautiful Sea from the show.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 2, 2020
Fronted by the charismatic chanteuse Belle du Berry, Paris Combo blends traditional French chanson and gypsy jazz with elements of other world music traditions into a signature style that the Los Angeles Times calls 'marvelously eclectic' and the Boston Herald describes as 'cool, continental, witty and more than a little mysterious.' Two decades of crisscrossing the globe have refined the quartet's unique cosmopolitan sound, establishing the band as one of the most intriguing groups on the international music scene.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 12, 2020
Based on today's guidelines from Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, Bucks County Playhouse will limit its capacity to a maximum of 175 for performances of a?oeOther World.a?? This limit will allow us to stay below the Commonwealth's recommendation while also allowing for members of the cast and front-of-house staff.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2021
Chicago Human Rhythm Project is paving a post-pandemic path forward following its 2019 strategic plan with Jumaane Taylor leading a re-imagined 30th Anniversary tap festival - Rhythm World.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2021
New York Theatre Barn will continue to host free live streams of its New Works Series on select Wednesday evenings at 7PM ET. Available on New York Theatre Barn’s YouTube channel and Broadway on Demand, each installment of the live 1-hour series includes excerpts from two new musicals and a conversation with the writers and creative team.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2020
Jacob's Pillow has announced Ronald K. Brown as the recipient of the 2020 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award. A master choreographer and visionary storyteller, Brown's distinct blend of West African, Caribbean, and contemporary genres is embedded with an unmatched sense of musicality, spiritual traditions, and humanity.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 30, 2020
Today mxmtoon, also known as Maia, announced the follow up to her dawn EP, dusk will be released October 1st.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 25, 2020
BMO IFFSA Toronto, the largest South Asian film festival in North America, is back in an innovative new way! The cutting-edge BMO IFFSA Virtual 2020 portal is now live!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 8, 2021
Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky and tenor Piotr Beczała will perform a live concert on Saturday, January 23, at 7:00pm CET/1:00pm ET, from the historic Stadthalle in Wuppertal, Germany, as part of the Met Stars Live in Concert series.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 31, 2020
The Bucks County Playhouse is one of the most historic theaters in the country. Its wooden walls practically brim over with a sense of magic, holding within them the vast legacy of performers and creatives who made their impact upon its stage. Names like Grace Kelly, Robert Redford, Neil Simon, Helen Hayes, Angela Lansbury... and that's the short list. One of the people currently contributing to the Playhouse's legacy in a big way is Alexander Fraser, who came onboard the Bucks County Playhouse team as Producing Director in January of 2014.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2020
Revisit the greatest musical hits of all time, see 'Star Wars' again (this time reimagined as a one-man comedy), or take highly suspicious dietary advice from Renee Taylor (also known as 'The Nanny's' mom). These are among the highlights of Bucks County Playhouse's 2020 Winter Visiting Artist Series.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 27, 2021
It's true, age doesn't define anyone's intelligence, and skin color doesn't take a side on who should be an intellectual because anyone can be an intellectual but not all are chosen.
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Jan 18, 2021
Equal parts Bugs Bunny and Guillermo del Toro, THE SLAUGHTER BROTHERS DIME CIRCUS - A RADIO FANTASY is a meta-theatrical reflection on the nature of power and revenge. A highly theatrical blend of low-end carnival, violent vaudeville, clowns with issues, and insectoid horror, elevated by original music by Sullivan and Matthew Reid that can best be described as the unholy spawn of ironic German cabaret, swampy rhythm and blues, and carnival music of the damned.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 16, 2020
World Music Institute (WMI) continues to celebrate its 34th year in NYC with a fresh roster of global artists for the Spring/Summer 2019-2020 Season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 14, 2020
Dr. Dottie Graham has announced the promotion of her YA fantasy adventure novel, Outpost Gypsy Tree: The North Portal.
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 7, 2020
The wonderful and talented employees of Feinstein's/54 Below are at it again! A new edition of the infamous 54 DOES 54 staff show is coming up in a few days, and Stephen Mosher wants to get to know these gifted artists, so he sent each of them four questions to answer about their lives in show business.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 20, 2020
Love Quirks, A New Musical Fable will be making its Off-Broadway premiere in an open-ended run at St. Luke's Theatre (307 West 46thSt.) later this month. Based on actual events, Love Quirks spotlights a group of thirty-somethings (gay and straight), as they explore the bizarre tribulations of love, friendship, and all the blurry lines in-between. The production features an original score of quirky, neurotic, and poignant songs by composer/lyricist Seth Bisen-Hersh and a script by Mark Childers filled with laughter, pathos, and an abundance of sexual tension. Previews begin Friday, February 28th and the official opening night is slated for Monday, March 16th. Performances are on Mondays and Fridays at 8:15pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00pm. Tickets range from $39-$69 and are available at, by calling 212-239-6200, or by visiting the St. Luke's box office. For further information visit
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 20, 2020
Norfolk & Norwich Festival has today announced the full programme for its 2020 Festival (8 - 24 May). The vast and wide-ranging programme across 17 days showcases artists from around the city and county, welcoming performers from across the globe exploring whilst Norfolk's local identity. Presenting a huge variety of events including theatre, music, visual arts, literature, circus, outdoor and free and family activities, this year the Festival includes two world, and eight UK premieres. 2020 sees a brand-new Adnams Main Stage alongside the much-loved Adnams Spiegeltent in Festival Gardens, the heart and hub of the Festival will be offering street food and pop-up bars, and the beginning of a three-year programme dedicated to celebrating the festival's incredible 250th birthday in 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2020
Love Quirks, a Musical Fable Based on Actual Events, has announced the complete cast for the premiere Off-Broadway production which will begin previews at St. Luke's on Friday, Feb 28th.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 11, 2021
Conceived by Opera Fuoco Artistic Director David Stern and presented in partnership with Marquee TV, Figaro in the City is a modern-day retelling of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro. Conductor David Stern collaborated with videographer and stage-director Alexandre Camerlo to forge the artistic direction of this contemporary adaptation of the 18th-century classic.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 11, 2021
Scottsdale Arts Learning & Innovation and Scottsdale Public Art will present a virtual art camp for kids in March, just in time for spring break.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2020
Previously announced, Leg Up On Life's NIGHT OF LIFE benefiting The Trevor Project will return to Sony Hall Monday, February 24th, 2020. The explosive arts performance party is back with a stacked line up containing some of the most enticing Choreographers, Musicians, and Drag Queens to be found in New York all coming together to raise money for The Trevor Project.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2020
Multi-award winning dance theatre company balletLORENT will head to Darlington Hippodrome later this month as part of a 2020 national tour with a brand new fairytale The Lost Happy Endings, an original story by former Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, retold as dance theatre for family.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2020
One of Britain's greatest cricketers, the legendary Graham Gooch OBE, is coming to Liverpool for 'An Evening With Graham Gooch OBE' at The Epstein Theatre at 8pm on Tue 3 March 2020.
by Nicholas Adler - Dec 6, 2020
In this interview, I get to find out some great history about Darius and hear all about his upcoming projects including an upcoming show for Radio Free Birdland called 'Let Me Carry You This Christmas'.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 18, 2019
Jacob's Pillow announces public events held January through May in its Winter/Spring season, featuring co-presentations with local cultural partners; Pillow Parties; workshops and classes; Pillow Pop-Ups; and more. Events take place January through May on the Pillow's 220-acre campus in Becket, MA and across Berkshire County. As the Pillow continues to advance its five year strategic plan, Vision '22, the organization increasingly activates its local and national presence by expanding programming and extending resources beyond its acclaimed summer dance festival.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 17, 2019
 Grammy award-winning artist, Ms. Lauryn Hill will play The VETS in Providence on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 8:30pm. Tickets are on sale Friday and can be purchased online at, by calling (401) 421.ARTS (2787), or in person at The VETS/PPAC box office located at 220 Weybosset St, Providence. Box office hours are Mon-Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am-2pm. The VETS on-site box office, located at One Avenue of the Arts, Providence, is only open on show days. For a complete schedule of The VETS events visit
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 11, 2020
KOJEY RADICAL continues his reign as one of UK music’s most untouchable creatives and delivers an anthemic and uplifting new single in the shape of 'Good.'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 10, 2020
Ryan Murphy's film adaptation of 'The Prom' is on its way to Netflix, premiering tomorrow, December 11th!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 31, 2020
KISS THE GROUND, is a powerful documentary exploring soil regeneration and its place as a compelling and effective solution to our planet's climate crisis, will be available on Netflix September 22, 2020. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 8, 2020
Today we shine a spotlight on New Hope, Pennsylvania's Bucks County Playhouse with Producing Director Alexander Fraser.
by Gil Kaan - Apr 6, 2020
Here's the third installment of responses from various Los Angeles Theatre heads on how their individual theatre families are holding up in these crazy, safe-distancing times. As with the first two batches of responses, these are just as amazing in their acknowledged realism and uniform positivity:
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2021
The programme for the 2021 Venice Music Biennale, one of the six Biennale di Venezia that showcase the best in contemporary Architecture, Art, Dance, Film, Music and Theatre, has been announced by Artistic Director Lucia Ronchetti.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2021
Dance NOW! Miami (DNM) returns to the Broward Center's Amaturo Theater stage on Saturday, May 15 at 8:00 pm, with their Program III of the season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2021
Industry panelists Scott Irgang, Ryan Conway and Carl Pasbjerg will discuss how to get shows and audiences back into our theaters in New York and nationwide. The discussion will be moderated by Tony Award-winning Commercial Theatrical Producer and EAG Council Member Margot Astrachan.