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by Marissa Tomeo - May 28, 2022
CaltechLive! presents Naturally 7 on Friday, June 24, at 8 p.m. PDT, outdoors on Beckman Mall, the grassy area in front of Beckman Auditorium on the Caltech campus, as part of the 2022 performance series.
by A.A. Cristi - May 27, 2022
Sophie is a brand new outdoor and open air event series that puts a global spotlight on the emerging city of Malaga. It is a lovingly curated experience from a hugely experienced team that fuses underground music and nature with a real sense of community and all of the city's rich cultural history. It goes down every Sunday afternoon and evening from July 3rd to August 28th in an all-new, luxurious and sun-kissed  secret venue located 15 minutes from Málaga's city centre and 10 minutes from Málaga airport.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2022
Shoshana Bean revealed in an Instagram story that she will be out of Mr. Saturday Night for the remainder of the week due to Covid. 
by Stephen Mosher - May 27, 2022
As Sue Matsuki prepares for her debut at 54 Below, she waxes poetic and practical about thirty-eight years in the business in this chat with Broadway World Cabaret's Stephen Mosher.
by A.A. Cristi - May 27, 2022
On 20th June at The Other Palace, some of the West End's brightest stars will perform songs that have seen them through dark times. Holby City actress and mental health advocate Chizzy Akudolu host the evening, with Sam Coates as Musical Director.
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2022
Marriott Theatre has announced the appointments of their new Executive Producer, Peter Blair, and Artistic Director, Peter Marston Sullivan. Both have been affiliated with this theatre since the early 2000s and will now lead this iconic venue with their combined 40+ years in the industry. ​​​​​​​
by Michael Major - May 26, 2022
“Headphones”, Banx & Ranx’s first single since announcing their signing with Universal Music Canada, continues to climb the Top 15 Canadian radio chart and has earned them the titles of both the iHeartRadio Future Star and the Rogers One to Watch.
by Michael Major - May 26, 2022
Emmy® nominee Vanessa Bayer (Saturday Night Live), who portrays a home-shopping host and avid fan within the fictional series – will co-host a live one-hour multiplatform shopping show today on QVC with QVC host Jane Treacy. The show, titled Vanessa Bayer and Jane Treacy’s Must-Haves, will be broadcast live from QVC studios in West Chester, PA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022
MASHUP PON DI ROAD by Bahia Watson is an outdoor, bashment circus variety show-on a big truck. Punk in spirit, island in vibe and vaudeville in staging, this joyful rebellion will hit Toronto streets this summer for its world premiere.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022
Artist and songwriter Tessa Violet has debuted her new single, 'BREAKDOWN.' The song is the latest taste of Tessa's forthcoming sophomore album.
by Michael Major - May 26, 2022
Featuring production from Grammy Award winner FINNEAS, Alexander23, and Nick Ruth, Lexi vulnerably invites listeners into every phase of her breakup, from her initial feelings of shock and betrayal into her path of acceptance on closer to closure. 
by Michael Major - May 26, 2022
Bryan Carter contributed orchestrations to the musical A Strange Loop, which recently earned 11 Tony Award nominations. He’s also worked with Broadway Stars like Tituss Burgess, Laura Osnes, Gavin Creel, Aaron Tveit & Ariana DeBose, and he’s currently co-orchestrating Marc Shaiman’s upcoming Broadway production of Some Like I.T Hot.
by A.A. Cristi - May 26, 2022
Every single Monday for the past eighteen years, host Caruso, along with the Cast Party Symphony Orchestra led by Billy Stritch (Daniel Glass on drums and Steve Doyle on bass) hosts Jim Caruso’s Cast Party shining a spotlight on an awe-inspiring variety of talent.
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2022
 A three-day event that puts the Soundpainting and Conduction live composing sign languages into the spotlight to create music, theater and movement, the festival brings together multi-disciplinary New York artists hailing from all over the world to explore the language of real-time composition.
by A.A. Cristi - May 25, 2022
Thirteen-time MAC Award, two-time Backstage Bistro Award and Nightlife Award Winner Natalie Douglas returned to the Broadway at Birdland spotlight with a new evening of her favorite songs, “I Just Might,” on Monday, May 23.
by A.A. Cristi - May 25, 2022
Stage Right Greensburg and their GhostLight Initiative are presenting a private industry reading of the new musical, THE CRINOLYNNS on June 14th.
by A.A. Cristi - May 25, 2022
The brand-new original musical Sensation will present its first industry reading on Thursday June 9, 2022 in New York City.
by A.A. Cristi - May 25, 2022
Alabama Shakespeare Festival presents the hit Off-Broadway musical The Marvelous Wonderettes, May 24 - June 26 on the Festival Stage.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022
Second Stage Theater has announced casting for the upcoming world premiere production of 53% OF. The production will feature ANNA CRIVELLI, EDEN MALYN, MARIANNA McCLELLAN, GRACE REX, CATHRYN WAKE, and AYANA WORKMAN.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022
Carnegie Hall today announced the lineup for the summer 2022 season of Carnegie Hall Citywide, the Hall’s free concert series that brings live music across New York City.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022
The brand-new original musical Sensation will present its first industry reading on Thursday June 9, 2022 in New York City.
by Michael Major - May 25, 2022
Late last year, Mura Masa teased Demon Time with the surprise track “2gether,” which followed collaborations with Shygirl—on a rework of Lady Gaga’s “Sour Candy” for her remix album Dawn of Chromatica—and PinkPantheress—on “Just For Me.' “Blessing Me” features rising Jamaican rapper Skillibeng and Gambian-British breakout star Pa Salieu.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022
Jaime Lozano is back at Feinstein’s/54 Below, this time with Mauricio Martínez, the Mexican star of theatre, music, and television…in a concert that will feature selections from musicals that Jaime has written the music to and Mauricio has performed in, as well as songs from the album Songs By An Immigrant, in which they collaborated together.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022
Pittsburgh CLO's 2022 Summer of Musicals at the Benedum Center will be highlighted by Broadway and TV stars, as well as beloved Pittsburgh favorites.
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2022
On Wednesday, June 1, the first season of Secret Chord Concerts, a new series spotlighting top Jewish musicians worldwide today, will launch.
by Michael Major - May 25, 2022
The new single continues the dynamism of Tessa's new era, delivering a one-two punch of slick alt-rock and earworm electro-pop defining a distinct sonic realm of Tessa's own. Backed by shapeshifting production, the driving track is a spunky celebration of life's inevitable lows. Plus, check out a complete list of tour dates!
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2022
Talawa Firsts is 10 years old; providing a stage for some of the freshest new voices in Black British theatre, the festival includes exciting double bill stage readings, online Q+As with writers and theatres and in-person workshops for writers and theatre makers.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022
Carnegie Hall today announced the schedule for the first-ever US tour by its acclaimed NYO Jazz set to take place on the heels of the June 24, 2022 release of the ensemble’s first full-length studio album, We’re Still Here.
by Rachael F. Goldberg - May 24, 2022
While this production of 'Carmen' is very traditional on its face, the thoughtfulness and sheer talent packed into this performance elevates it to something far more engaging, and absolutely enchanting. It’s more than worthy of audiences’ time, and hopefully WNO’s fresh interpretation will help audiences reconsider the true tragedy presented.
by Michael Major - May 24, 2022
Nothing hits harder and cuts deeper than midnight reflections on our life, wishing we could go back in time to warn ourselves of future heartache. It’s this encapsulating retelling so beautifully captured by Toronto R&B artist Simone Miller that makes her newest single, “Older” — available now — so breathtaking. 
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022
Waswasa – Whispers in Prayer, is one of the major commissions for the Birmingham 2022 Festival happening in this Summer. This immersive theatrical experience, by artist Mohammed Ali, will run for ten days at the Birmingham Hippodrome from 25 August – 3 September 2022.
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022
ArtsEmerson has announced its 2022/23 Season, featuring seven live in-person events. The new season continues ArtsEmerson's commitment to international work with an emphasis on uplifting marginalized voices by supporting the presentation and development of work created by artists of color.
by - May 23, 2022
Today's top stories include the Smash musical, which held a reading this past weekend and is teasing a future Broadway run! Plus, Hugh Jackman celebrates Sutton Foster's Drama League Award win at The Music Man, New York Governor Kathy Hochul visits Girl From The North Country, and more!
by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2022
​​​​​​​Beck Center for the Arts' annual Spotlight Gala will have guests celebrating the venerable local fundraising giant, The George Gund Foundation at Gordon Green.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022
Today, the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment announced the full slate of programming for the fifth annual New York Music Month, to run throughout the month of June 2022 in New York City.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022
Adam Jacobs (Aladdin) and Kate Rockwell (Mean Girls The Musical) will be performing at Bette Midler’s nonprofit New York Restoration Project's Spring Picnic Gala in New York at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden on Wednesday, June 15. 
by Michael Major - May 23, 2022
Me or the Menu shines a spotlight on some of the reasons that approximately 60 percent of restaurants fail and nearly 50 percent of marriages end in divorce, and while some of the featured couples have just opened the doors of their new restaurants, others are diving-in headfirst hoping to make it to opening day.
by Jared Fessler - May 23, 2022
The Twin Cities Gay Men's Chorus is Returning to Ted Mann Concert Hall for the first time since 2019, acclaimed stage actress, Britney Coleman, currently performing in the revival of Sondheim's Company starring Patti LuPone, takes a break from her Broadway run to join TCGMC for our pride concert! This concert will feature repertoire from the vast songbooks of some of the most celebrated musicals of all time, woven together for a presentation you aren't going to want to miss!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022
Sadler’s Wells will welcome back the Elixir Festival with Elixir Extracts 2022, taking place on Thursday 16 June and Saturday 18 June in the Lilian Baylis Studio.  
by Jerri Shafer - May 23, 2022
Short North Stage's Performance Interns presented their end of year showcase on the mainstage where Spring Awakening is currently playing. These high school students participated in a free year long program that gave them access to masterclasses, talk backs, professional performance opportunities, and more. Featuring students from 11 area high schools, this showcase was their chance to take center stage and shine in their own spotlight! The program is directed by Dionysia Williams, Associate Artistic Director at Short North Stage, and recently held auditions for their 2022-23 program. Visit www.shortnorthstage.org for more information about the internship programs.
by A.A. Cristi - May 23, 2022
Hennepin Theatre Trust announced that ALOK, internationally acclaimed transfeminine writer, comedian, performer, fashion icon, activist and public speaker, will be heading to Minneapolis for one night only on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 8 p.m. at the historic Pantages Theatre (710 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis). 
by Carian Lynée Parker - May 22, 2022
Located in Boston's theatre district, Emerson's Department of Performing Arts helps artists develop the tools needed to become a master of their craft. Education at Emerson includes rigorous studio work, scholastic engagement, hands-on experiences, and real-world opportunities in the Boston theatre scene.
by Team BWW - May 21, 2022
BroadwayWorld is shining a spotlight on the stellar designs of this Broadway season, show by show. Today, we continue the series with Emma Bailey, Tim Deiling, Paul Gatehouse, and Gabriella Slade who acted as scenic, lighting, sound and costume designers for the Broadway mega-hit, Six.
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2022
This summer, Middlebury’s American Flatbread pavilion will be serving up laughs – thanks to a new comedy series featuring an all-star lineup of New York City comedians. Presented by Town Hall Theater and produced by Tina Friml, Big Apple Comics will feature Friml and friends -- all electrifying performers on the big city and international comedy circuit. 
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2022
Today, May 20, Cerise Jacobs and her activist opera company, White Snake Projects (WSP), roll out a Special Access Early Release of their Tutti Remote software in a spotlight presentation at OPERA America's Opera Conference 2022 in Minneapolis.
by Michael Major - May 20, 2022
Working with superstars like Anderson .Paak and Tinashe helped cement Snakehips as global tastemakers with an ear for the sound of tomorrow. Their catalogue of hits include ‘On & On’​, single ​‘Days With You’​, ​‘All My Friends’ (ft. Tinashe and Chance The Rapper), ‘Cruel’ featuring ZAYN, and 4-track EP ​‘Forever (Pt. II)’.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2022
Arts Ed NJ Executive Director Robert Morrison will be among this year's recipients of the prestigious New Jersey Governor's Awards in Arts Education, the state's highest honor in the arts field.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2022
Birdland presented singer/songwriter Wendy Moten in a very special concert on Monday, May 16.  Ms. Moten, best known for her remarkable run on “The Voice,” celebrated the songs of Richard Whiting, as well as pop standards by Janis Ian, Paul Simon, and an impromptu duet of “Bye Bye Blackbird” with Broadway’s Jessica Vosk.
by George Weinhouse - May 20, 2022
A new recording of Saint-Saens's opera HENRY VIII, by Odyssey Opera, has come my way. It is a complete version of the work which is dated 1883. Odyssey Opera is a company dedicated to the performance of operas that are out of the mainstream but are deemed worthy of recognition.