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Ambassador Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
219 W. 49th St.
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2017
Legendary soprano Kathleen Battle makes her debut at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, the Theatre for the People, today, September 30, with the program Underground Railroad: A Spiritual Journey.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 28, 2017
See the brand-new slate of upcoming events at Auditorium Theatre:
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 21, 2020
In October 2019, Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe and Key Chorale came together for an exuberant collaboration with a?oeAmerican Roots: The Gospel Experience.a?? The arts organizations explored the rich tradition of Black gospel music in America through three sold-out performances at churches in Sarasota and Venice.
by Andrew Child - Sep 10, 2020
Amidst our recent heatwave, Dr. Heather Nathans, a theatre professor, practitioner, and writer raised by two historians, felt a particular physical connection to the stuffiness eighteenth century Bostonians would have undoubtedly experienced in theatres during the summer.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 30, 2020
Due to community response, the streaming video of the Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe and Key Chorale collaboration, “American Roots: The Gospel Experience,” is being held over. The presentation – which is available in open-captioned and non-captioned format – will now be available through November 30.
by Tory Gates - Oct 11, 2016
An October Sunday evening found a friend plus two newfound ones in the first balcony of Philadelphia's Academy of Music for a celebration of not only Joan Baez's 75 years of life, but also the music, and an enduring symbol that bridges generations...'
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 20, 2020
People's Light announces a Winter/Spring Digital Season of premium online performances streaming on their virtual stage, Always On.
by Emily Bruno - Nov 17, 2017
The soundtrack for the acclaimed independent film American Folk starring real life folk musicians Joe Purdy and Amber Rubarth will be released January 26 via Thirty Tigersand is now available for pre-order. In advance of the release, the song Someone Singing With Me, premiered yesterday at Rolling Stone (listen/share HERE).
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 16, 2020
New York City Children's Theater 2020-21 season continues with a special presentation of their award winning family musical - A Band of Angels with a special message by celebrated actor of film, stage and screen and award-winning director of the musical, Colman Domingo.
by Richard Sasanow - Nov 15, 2018
Short on financial resources but long on ambition, Utopia Opera started its eighth season last weekend with a New York premiere: Thea Musgrave's THE STORY OF HARRIET TUBMAN. It's a 90-minute chamber version, orchestrated by composer Julian Grant, of Musgrave's full-length, two-act HARRIET, THE WOMAN CALLED MOSES, which debuted in 1985 at the Virginia Opera, with some fervent portrayals by its cast of about two dozen, including the stellar soprano MaKayla McDonald as Harriet and mezzo Karmesha Peake as her mother, Rit.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016
Joan Baez celebrated her 75th birthday on Saturday, January 27 at New York's historic Beacon Theatre. The special event honored her legendary 50 plus years in music with an intimate, career-spanning live performance.
by A.A. Cristi - May 3, 2018
Giordano Dance Chicago (GDC) closes out its 55th Anniversary season, and the Auditorium Theatre's 2017-18 Season, at the National Historic Landmark on June 9 with an exhilarating mixed repertory program that honors the stylistic heart of American jazz dance. 
by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2018
The classic musical The Wizard of Oz is announced as Storyhouse's 2018 Christmas show.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017
One of the most famous renowned operatic sopranos of the past century, five-time Grammy Award winner Kathleen Battle brings her critically acclaimed Underground Railroad performance to Norfolk State University's Wilder Center on March 26, as part of the Virginia Arts Festival.
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 7, 2017
Portland, Oregon's Kathryn Claire is gearing up to celebrate the release of her fourth full-length album, Bones Will Last, a ten-track collection of chamber/folk music encompassing her classical music upbringing with her formative folk influences.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2021
Curtains up. Theatre Philadelphia has announced the return of Philly Theatre Week from April 22 to May 2, 2021. After a year of dark stages, millions in lost ticket sales and thousands of lost jobs, the Philadelphia theatre scene will rise again after the pandemic shut-downs with 11 days, 64 organizations, 72 events, and hundreds of performances.
by Peter Nason - Mar 30, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best film musicals since the sound era began; see if your favorites made the list!
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 27, 2018
A joyful lesson in Black musical history will take place at Aaron Davis Hall on Saturday, April 7, as acclaimed performers Marvin Lowe and Queen Esther Marrow lead a cast of singers in exploration of the diversity and brilliance of Black American music through the decades at "A Soulful Music Celebration." Presented by City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) in partnership with Marvin Lowe & Friends, the 3 p.m. concert will feature an ensemble of artists and singers taking audiences on a fantastic journey of music, culture and heritage.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 26, 2018
American soprano Kathleen Battle's luminous voice has been called '…without qualification, one of the very few most beautiful in the world' (The Washington Post ). Yet beyond the glory of her singing, in a career filled with countless accolades, honors and major milestones, what has perhaps distinguished her most is her almost magical ability to create an unwavering bond with her audience. Returning to Seattle for the first time in two decades, the legendary opera star takes the stage at the University of Washington's Meany Hall on April 14, 2018, to explore traditional spirituals and the writings of Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass. She is joined by acclaimed jazz pianist Joel Martin and local choirs The Sound of the Northwest and UW Chamber Singers.
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 24, 2017
Portland, Oregon's Kathryn Claire is gearing up to celebrate the release of her fourth full-length album, Bones Will Last, a ten-track collection of chamber/folk music encompassing her classical music upbringing with her formative folk influences.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 2, 2018
American soprano Kathleen Battle's luminous voice has been called by The Washington Post "...without qualification, one of the very few most beautiful in the world."  Yet beyond the glory of her singing, in a career filled with countless accolades, honors and major milestones, what has perhaps distinguished her most is her almost magical ability to create an unwavering emotional bond between herself, her music and her audience.  On Thursday, March 29 at 8pm, that special bond will be on full display when Ms. Battle makes her debut at The Soraya with Kathleen Battle: Underground Railroad-A Spiritual Journey accompanied by pianist Joel Martin and the LA-based choir, The Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 14, 2018
Academy Award-nominee, Angela Bassett will join Kathleen Battle as a guest narrator in Battle's program Underground Railroad: A Spiritual Journey accompanied by pianist Joel Martin and the LA-based choir, The Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers at the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts (The Soraya) on Thursday, March 29 at 8:00pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2021
St. Ann’s Warehouse is inviting the public to come together in Brooklyn Bridge Park for Get Back!: The Dock Street Concerts 2021, listening and dancing to free live performances by a genre-spanning lineup of musicians, singers, and poets, programmed in collaboration with Khadijat Oseni and other guest curators.
by Maria Nockin - Jun 26, 2020
Los Angeles Opera (LAO) has an array of 25 a?oeLiving Room Recitalsa?? available for the enjoyment of those who visit the LAO website. Among them are personal concerts by: Morris Robinson, Rod Gilfry, Amanda Woodbury, Christopher Maltman, and Angel Blue. Having made a monumental impression on the American public with her portrayal of Bess in Gershwin's Porgy and Bess at the Met, Blue shows her charismatic personality and her love for the music of Richard Strauss in her a?oeLiving Room Recital.a??
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017
Gianandrea Noseda makes his highly anticipated first appearances as the seventh music director of the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) in July with two performances: Friday, July 28, at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts and Saturday, July 29, on the National Mall (between 4th and 7th Streets) with a free concert for the community as part of the day's celebration of Music and Movement: The National Symphony Orchestra and National Dance Day.
by Maria Nockin - Jun 12, 2020
This week, Los Angeles Opera's website features a wonderful recital by the renowned bass who has portrayed so many great characters in that house, Morris Robinson.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2020
The last two albums recorded by Broadway legend Carol Channing will be digitally reissued on July 10 via Time Life: 'For Heaven's Sake,' a collection of classic spiritual songs originally released on CD in 2009, and 'True to the Red, White & Blue' (2011), bringing a combined total of 29 tracks to all major streaming platforms for fans to enjoy.
by Nicole Ackman - Jan 26, 2021
“Blood Done Sign My Name” is an unfortunately timely show that recounts a racially-motivated act of violence committed in Oxford, North Carolina in 1970. The adaptation of Tim Tyson’s book of the same name is written and performed by Mike Wiley. It delves not only into the incident, but also looks at the civil rights actions that unfolded after.
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 26, 2018
The soundtrack of the acclaimed indie film American Folk—which stars musicians Joe Purdy and Amber Rubarth—is out today  (purchase now via Thirty Tigers). The release of the soundtrack coincides with the film's theatrical release via Good Deed Entertainment(order HERE). Watch the official trailer HERE.
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 22, 2018
The soundtrack for the acclaimed independent film American Folk debuts today at Folk Alley, who proclaims, Purdy evokes the emotion and fragility that make him a great songwriter. Rubarth has an impressive ability to channel the American folk tradition In the end, you are left with wanting to hear more...
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017
An authentic recreation of the legendary ensemble, Glenn Miller Orchestra celebrates the life of Glenn Miller and his contribution to the big band sound. With the flair of a 1940s brass band, Glenn Miller Orchestra performs all of your favorite classics, including "Moonlight Serenade," "Chatanooga Choo Choo," and more.
by Michael Dale - Feb 6, 2021
The Seeing Place Theater offers a futuristic glimpse of artists adapting to a changed culture in Liz Duffy Adams’ 2004 absurdity, DOG ACT.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 27, 2020
Ever since Bill Monroe stormed out of Kentucky 75 years ago with a hot new take on traditional tunes, bluegrass music's metric drive and high lonesome sound has thrilled and inspired audiences around the world. That bluegrass high energy and soulfulness was captured live in December of 2019 at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum in Owensboro, Kentucky for BLUEGRASS NOW!, a nationally televised PBS special premiering Saturday, February 29.
by Julie Musbach - Feb 27, 2018
Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith and Executive Director Edgar Dobie announce the 2018/19 season lineup for the company's 69th season. The season reflects Arena Stage's commitment to championing diverse voices and producing work that is politically and socially relevant.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 18, 2020
Quartet 131 will be featured on the Arion Chamber Music Series on Friday February 21, 2020, from 8:00 - 9:30 PM. The concert will take place at Christ & St. Stephen's Church located at 120 W. 69th St., NYC. Tickets are $30. Students under 25 with ID are $15 at the door. Tickets may be purchased at arionchambermusic.org.
by Emily Bruno - Dec 8, 2017
Amber Rubarth and Joe Purdy's Townes, the second single from the soundtrack for the acclaimed independent film American Folk, premiered yesterday at Billboard, who asserts, it evokes the folk and troubadour tradition.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016
See what's happening at the Lyric Theatre next month!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017
Now in its ninth season, the Obie Award winning The Fire This Time Festival will kick off on Monday, January 15 with an opening night reception at The Kraine Theater and continue with a special off-site event and panel discussion at Atlantic Theater Company on Wednesday, January 17, followed by full-length play readings and the 10-Minute Play Festival, directed this year by Candis Jones.
by Richard Allen - Aug 4, 2020
Wheeling Symphony Orchestra (WSO) announces its fall concert chamber music series, WesBanco presents SoundBites.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 30, 2018
Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith and Executive Director Edgar Dobie announce the 2018/19 season lineup for the company's 69th season. The season reflects Arena Stage's commitment to championing diverse voices and producing work that is politically and socially relevant.
by David Fick - Aug 3, 2017
Following the success of AMAZING GRACE, popular pianist Rocco de Villiers is back with a sequel, AMAZING GRACE 2. This show is a follow-up, not only of his previous show but one which is also inspired by a brand new album, BEAUTIFUL HYMNS 2.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 2, 2019
Craft Recordings is proud to announce the release of Joan Baez's Live at Woodstock, available today (8/2) on all digital and streaming platforms. For the very first time, fans can hear the influential folk singer's entire set, as it was performed at the historic festival 50 years ago. Live at Woodstock features nearly an hour of music and interstitial stories, including “Sweet Sir Galahad,” “I Shall Be Released,” and a stunning a cappella rendition of “Swing Low Sweet Chariot.”
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017
The Auditorium Theatre has announced its upcoming shows through January 14, 2018. Scroll down for details!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2017
The Auditorium Theatre has announced its upcoming shows through January 14, 2018. Scroll down for details!
by Debbie Gilpin - Aug 18, 2016
Every year, the Globe hosts productions by writers other than Shakespeare - this year it sees the inclusion of Kneehigh Theatre's version of Michael Morpurgo's 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips. Adapted for the stage by Morpurgo and Emma Rice, it sits neatly in the middle of the Wonder Season, prior to embarking on a UK and US tour. On the face of it 946 is a family show, however there really is something for everyone.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017
Legendary soprano Kathleen Battle makes her debut at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, the Theatre for the People, on Saturday, September 30, with the program Underground Railroad: A Spiritual Journey.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 3, 2021
Nationally acclaimed actor-musician Zonya Love brings her forthcoming collection of reimagined Negro Spirituals to the People's Light stage in Spiritual Uprising, the latest offering to stream as part of the Theatre's Winter/Spring Digital Season.
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 25, 2017
ELO, Joan Baez, Yes, Tupac Shakur, Journey and Pearl Jam are the inductees in the exclusive HBO special 2017 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY, debuting SATURDAY, APRIL 29 (8:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT).
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 19, 2021
Nationally acclaimed actor-musician Zonya Love brings her collection of reimagined Negro Spirituals to the People's Light stage in Spiritual Uprising, now extended through May 7 due to popular demand!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017
The Auditorium Theatre announces its 2017-18 Season under new Chief Executive Officer, Tania Castroverde Moskalenko, and its new tagline, "The Theatre for the People."