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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2021
Celebrate the reopening of Broadway-without leaving your own backyard-with The Penguin Rep Theatre. The Penguin Rep Theatre has announced their Fall 2021 lineup of musical events, returning to the live stage at the Penguin Rep Theatre, 7 Crickettown Road, in Stony Point, New York.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 22, 2021
CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE – New York’s newest hotspot for intimate dining and extraordinary music – has announced that acclaimed singer and songwriter Madeleine Peyroux has joined the venue’s “Badass Brunch” as part of The High Standards Orchestra on Sunday, October 24 at 2:00 PM.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 22, 2021
Today, Richmond Theatre announced the full cast for their 2021 pantomime, Cinderella which runs from Friday 3 December 2021 – Sunday 2 January 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2021
Casting has been announced for award-winning Antic Disposition's much-loved musical adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol, which returns for a sixth season this December.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2021
Songs of the Serpent: Introducing songs from Medusa, a New Pop Opera, will have its world premier presentation on Wednesday, October 27th at 8:30pm, with an after party to follow. Secret location details to be revealed upon reservation.
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 20, 2021
Less Broadway and more jazz, rock, rhythm & blues, Chelsea Table + Stage is brewing up some fun events in their hip new venue.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2021
Opera fans across Australia will soon be able to enjoy performances from the Metropolitan Opera, with six new productions set to premiere in Australian cinemas nationally beginning on October 30.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2021
CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE has announced the Fall 2021 season for its trademark “Badass Brunch.” Presented on alternate Sunday afternoons at 2:00 PM, the venue showcases a variety of exciting and creative ensembles that always pack a punch, from New Orleans brass and rock, to funk, blues, and big band.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2021
Rarely seen on stage, The Classics Theatre Project brings audiences a work that directly challenges the underlying rags-to-riches mythology of America and powerfully examines the effects of alienation in the modern world. 
by Stephi Wild - Nov 4, 2021
Cabaret dynamo Tash York started off 2021 with festival runs, sold out seasons and even plans to head back abroad to the Edinburgh Fringe… like everyone else she thought it was the end of her pandemic woes. As we soon found out, our time in lockdown was far from over and the star was yet again thrust into a world of uncertainty and online gigs. 
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 21, 2021
LA Opera's production of the fairy tale classic Cinderella comes to life in a brand new way.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2021
Ars Nova has announced new December performances taking place both in-person and online via Ars Nova Supra.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2021
Aria Entertainment today announces initial casting for the musical adaptation of Kahlil Gibran's Broken Wings by Nadim Naaman – who will also play Kahlil Gibran - and Dana Al Fardan. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2021
The producers of the international hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong have announced the cast for a Chicago production coming to the Windy City for a limited seven-week engagement.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 12, 2021
The label's debut album features the acclaimed voices of mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe and tenor William Burden, together with Steven Blier, Artistic Director of the NYFOS who accompanies Blythe and Burden, on piano in works spanning art song, musical theater, jazz, and opera.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 12, 2021
On Friday, January 28, 2022, New York Festival of Song Releases FROM RAGS TO RICHES: 100 YEARS OF AMERICAN SONG on its new in-house label, NYFOS Records.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2021
. Today’s leading artists gather on The Django stage to celebrate NEA Jazz Master Dr. Lonnie Smith in special back-to-back tribute concerts 12/9. Two leading pianists make their Django debut: Benito Gonzalez 12/3 followed by Orrin Evans 12/8 leading his new Brazilian project “Terreno Comun”.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2021
his new collection of shows is headlined by the world's preeminent violinist Itzhak Perlman on March 29, 2022 and Hadestown creator and folk-rock superstar (and Vermont native) Anaïs Mitchell on February 19, 2022.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 1, 2021
Just in time for the holidays, LA Opera presents Gioachino Rossini's fairytale romance Cinderella (La Cenerentola) from November 20 through December 12 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. This delightfully entertaining spin on the ultimate rags-to-riches tale finds our spunky heroine (no damsel in distress here) seizing the opportunity to nab the most eligible bachelor in the land and outwit her social-climbing family in the process.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 7, 2022
Reyes | Finn  will present Practice, the gallery’s third solo exhibition of work by Detroit-based artist James Benjamin Franklin, which will be on view from January 15th–February 26th, 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 7, 2022
The producers of the international hit comedy THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG are pleased to announce the Chicago production, featuring a cast of local Chicago actors, will extend its limited engagement by nine weeks through April 3, 2022 at Broadway In Chicago's Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut St.) to a total run of 16 weeks.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2022
Tickets for Paris Ballet’s upcoming performances go on sale to the public January 17, including a much-anticipated 12th anniversary performance of Cinderella on the Kravis Center’s mainstage in May.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2022
Playwrights Horizons, responding to the rapid spread of the Omicron variant in New York City, has announced a one-week delay of the start of Dave Harris’ Tambo & Bones, from January 12 to January 19, and a requirement that all audience members receive booster shots in advance of attending.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 3, 2022
Lucille Lortel Theatre has announced the first guests of 2022 for its “Live at The Lortel” podcast series. Now in its third season, “Live at The Lortel” is hosted by Eric Ostrow and co-hosts Joy DeMichelle and John-Andrew Morrison.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 28, 2022
New York Festival of Song today releases From Rags to Riches: 100 Years of American Song on its new in-house label, NYFOS Records.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2022
The Green Room 42 has announced their February line-up for in-person performances. Additionally, The Green Room 42 is excited to launch 5/5/5 Tickets – in celebration of their 5th Anniversary, five $5 tickets will be available for every show from February 15, 2022, through February 14, 2023.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 26, 2022
 Ars Nova has announced details for the world premiere commission of Oratorio for Living Things by Obie Award-winner and 2015 & 2016 Ars Nova resident artist Heather Christian. 
by - Jan 24, 2022
Today's top stories: James Snyder fired from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child following misconduct investigation, Slave Play and Girl From the North Country close, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2022
Jane Austen's engaging story of two resilient sisters comes to musical life on stage when TheatreWorks Silicon Valley presents the Regional Premiere of Sense and Sensibility. This sensational work features book, music, and lyrics by Paul Gordon, whose Pride and Prejudice broke box office records when it premiered at TheatreWorks in 2019, and was then streamed by more than 160,000 viewers worldwide at its virtual debut.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jan 2, 2022
Watch as Richard Ridge chats with Broadway composer extraordinaire, Stephen Schwartz!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 19, 2022
All new photos have been released from the Gala night of Jim Steinman's BAT OUT OF HELL - The Musical at New Wimbledon Theatre on Tuesday 18 January. Guests in attendance included Nina Wadia, Janie Dee, Amy Hart and Amy Anzel. 
by Stephi Wild - Jan 19, 2022
The Epstein Theatre in Liverpool has announced its Spring Season 2022 programme following a hugely successful festive run of family pantomime Beauty And The Beast. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2022
Film, Theater and TV talks at 92Y in January will feature Kelli O'Hara, Brian Cox, Jon Stewart, the cast of Belfast and more! 
by Stephi Wild - Jan 11, 2022
The Lucille Lortel Award-winning and critically-acclaimed Ars Nova  production of Rags Parkland Sings the Songs of the Future will postpone its return  engagement at the Space at Irondale (85 S Oxford St, Brooklyn, NY) until the 2022- 23 season.  
by Stephi Wild - Dec 9, 2021
BroadwayHD, the premier streaming service for live theater, announced today that Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook from the legendary Broadway and film composer, Stephen Schwartz, and writer David Stern, is coming to the platform exclusively on December 22. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2021
Producer Christopher Maring will present a return engagement of The Lucille Lortel Award-winning and critically-acclaimed Ars Nova production of Rags Parkland Sings the Songs of the Future, at the Space at Irondale (85 S Oxford St, Brooklyn, NY) on Wednesday, March 2, 2022.
by Alan Henry - Dec 8, 2021
Massenet's Cinderella runs at the Metropolitan Opera beginning December 17. Get a first look at the cast in rehearsals!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 8, 2021
The Ludlow House presented Songs of the Serpent: Introducing songs from Medusa, a New Pop Opera on October 27th. The evening was directed by Rachel Klein and music directed by Dan Pardo featuring songs written by composer David James Boyd and lyricist Erik Ransom, with creative production by Chad Kessler.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 7, 2021
Aria Entertainment today announces the final casting for the musical adaptation of Kahlil Gibran's Broken Wings by Nadim Naaman – who will also play Kahlil Gibran - and Dana Al Fardan.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 7, 2021
Massenet’s Cinderella runs at the Metropolitan Opera beginning December 17. A new video was posted to the company's YouTube, featuring Renee Fleming interviewing two of the production's stars. In addition, get a sneak peek at rehearsals for the upcoming performance.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 6, 2021
The producers of the international hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong has announced the touring production will play at The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle for a limited two-week engagement, June 29 through July 10, 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2021
Aladdin, this year's traditional family pantomime, at Theatre Royal Winchester is now on and once again it's a hit with the audiences.  
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Dec 3, 2021
Join Cinderella as she goes from rags to riches, outwits her wicked sisters and meets her dashing Prince Charming.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 27, 2021
THE DJANGO, downtown Manhattan’s premier jazz club, will continue to host today’s jazz legends and rising stars. On February 3, The Django celebrates the fifth anniversary of the Brooklyn-based record label, La Reserve, with special performances by the label’s artists.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 20, 2021
It's become an annual holiday tradition, A Country Christmas Carol 'On Air,' The Musical, hosted by Hal Linden, narrated by Terrance Mann, on Audio Stages, WBAI 99.5 FM 8 pm, December 25, 2021. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2021
Playwrights Horizons and Center Theatre Group will present Dave Harris’ Tambo & Bones, directed by Taylor Reynolds, January 12-February 20, 2022 (opening January 31) in Playwrights Horizons’ Mainstage Theater before being produced at Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre, May 1 - 29, 2022 (opening May 8).
by Stephi Wild - Dec 15, 2021
Continuing a treasured holiday tradition, the Met presents a new installment in its series of abridged opera adaptations for family audiences. Laurent Pelly's storybook staging of Massenet's Cendrillon, a hit of the 2017-18 season, is presented with an all-new English translation in an abridged 90 minutes, with mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard as its rags-to-riches princess.
by Michael Major - Dec 14, 2021
Published by Blank Industries are due out February 1, 2022, the HARD + FAST hardbound art book will also be available in a “special edition” bundle which comes with three exclusive 7” singles from Devo, the Go-Go’s and a Dangerhouse Records split single.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2021
xProducer Christopher Maring will present a return engagement of The Lucille Lortel Award-winning and critically-acclaimed Ars Nova production of Rags Parkland Sings the Songs of the Future, Last night, the production celebrated its cast album with a special performance!