Sweet Chariot

Opened: October 23, 1930

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Caramoor Summer Season Opens With Audra McDonald & Orchestra of St. Luke, June 17 by A.A. Cristi - Jun 8, 2023

Caramoor officially opens its 2023 summer season on June 17 with a concert featuring vocalist Audra McDonald, alongside Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL).

New Musical and Play Workshops, Free Readings & More Set for Vassar College's 37th Powerhouse Theater Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2023

Vassar College has announced the lineup for the 37th Powerhouse Theater Season. The annual summer season brings together some of todayʼs most influential theatrical voices and welcomes the next generation of theater artists as members of the renowned Powerhouse Theater Training Program.

MOZART, WEILL, PURCEL and JANACEK Announced Among the Attractions of Theatro Sao Pedro's 2023 Season by Claudio Erlichman - Feb 13, 2023

Lyrical season will have 11 titles, including the premiere of O Machete, by Mehmari. Throughout 2023, will be presented of Il Seraglio, by Mozart, Cinderella, by Viardot, The Cunning Little Vixen, by Janácek, Dido and Eneas, by Purcell, among others. The program also includes ballet shows, symphonic and chamber music concerts.

GARRISON KEILLOR AT 80 With Heather Masse & Richard Dworsky Comes to Orpheum Theater, March 3 by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2023

Garrison Keillor at 80 with Heather Masse & Richard Dworsky announced at Orpheum Theater in Sioux Falls, Friday, March 3, 2023. Tickets on sale Friday, February 3, 10 a.m. A special online only presale takes place Thursday, February 2, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

Darlene Love to Release 'Live 1982' on CD & DVD by Michael Major - Jan 31, 2023

Captured on stage at Hop Singh’s club in southern California, this eleven-song set includes her signature hits recorded for Phil Spector — “He’s a Rebel,” “Da Doo Ron Ron,” “(Today I Met) The Boy I’m Gonna Marry” — alongside previously unreleased covers of Bruce Springsteen’s “Hungry Heart” and the Beatles’ “We Can Work It Out.”

Alabama Shakespeare Festival to Present JUBILEE, An A Cappella Celebration of the Fisk Jubilee Singers by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2023

Alabama Shakespeare Festival will present Jubilee written by Tazewell Thompson with composer and lyricist Dianne Adams McDowell, Jan. 5 - 29 on the Festival Stage.

The Public's UNDER THE RADAR Festival Begins Tomorrow, Featuring 36 Artists and Companies at Six Venues by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2023

The Public Theater will begin performances for the 18th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL tomorrow, Wednesday, January 4. Learn more about the lineup and how to get tickets!

Kennesaw State University Bailey School Of Music Presents Americana Festival by A.A. Cristi - Oct 27, 2022

Kennesaw State University's Bailey School of Music, a unit of the College of the Arts, will present the Americana Festival Nov. 7-11. Four diverse concerts will focus on American composers and patriotic songs to celebrate Veterans Day. Veterans will receive free admission into the Nov. 11 performance.

Alabama Shakespeare Festival Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring Shakespeare, CABARET, CLYDE'S & More by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022

The 2022-2023 Festival Season at Alabama Shakespeare Festival will feature six productions illuminating humanity through stories of transformation — effected on and by individuals and the world around them.

Tulsa Opera's GREENWOOD OVERCOMES To Be Broadcast Nationally by A.A. Cristi - May 17, 2022

Public media producer GBH presents Greenwood Overcomes, a special two-hour radio broadcast of the Tulsa Opera's 2021 concert commemorating the centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre.

Paul Winter Consort Announces New Album 'Concert in the Barn' by Michael Major - May 9, 2022

Very early on a morning in June 2021, in the hills of northwest Connecticut, a unique ensemble of musicians gathered in the hayloft of a barn to perform a special livestream concert in celebration of the summer solstice. The album of this music, entitled Concert in the Barn, is by the seven-time Grammy-winning Paul Winter Consort.

New Works by Keenan Scott II, Anna Deavere Smith & More to be Featured in New York Stage and Film Summer Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

New York Stage and Film, will return July 9-August 7 for five weeks of in-person programming in Poughkeepsie for their 2022 Summer Season. 

New York Stage and Film Announces Summer Season Featuring Josh Radnor, Lily Houghton, Anna Deavere Smith, and More by Stephi Wild - May 5, 2022

New York Stage and Film returns July 9-August 7 for five weeks of in-person programming in Poughkeepsie for their 2022 Summer Season.  For 38 years, NYSAF has operated as a vital incubator for artists and their work, a catalyst for stories that continue across the country and around the world.  All tickets are $25 and go on sale June 1.

Anchorage Symphony Orchestra Reschedules KALEIDOSCOPE 2.0 by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2022

Join the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra again in the Sydney Laurence Theatre on Wednesday, March 23rd for Kaleidoscope 2.0 , an evening of chamber music performed by more than FORTY Anchorage Symphony musicians!

The Playwrights Realm Presents Interactive Fundraiser PLAY ON WORDS by Stephi Wild - Mar 8, 2022

The Playwrights Realm (Founding Artistic Director, Katherine Kovner; Producing Director, Roberta Pereira) presents Play on Words, a one-night live-streamed festival of short new plays that culminates an initiative in which donors get to have a hand in writing and creating work (March 28 at 7pm ET).

Tenor Saxophonist Javon Jackson Joins Forces with Nikki Giovanni on New Album by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 14, 2022

Why would one of poetry’s most revered voices want to curate a jazz saxophonist’s album of gospel hymns and spirituals? “These songs are so important,” says Nikki Giovanni, one of Oprah Winfrey’s 25 “Living Legends” and a Maya Angelou Lifetime Achievement Award winner for 2017.

BU Tanglewood Institute Announces Preliminary Summer 2022 Programming by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2022

Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI)—one of North America’s premier summer training programs for young musicians—has announced preliminary details of Summer 2022 repertoire, programs, and premieres.

Boston University Tanglewood Institute Announces New Program Offerings And Repertoire by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2022

Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI)-one of North America's premier summer training programs for young musicians- has announced preliminary details of Summer 2022 repertoire, programs, and premieres.

Catalyst Quartet to Release UNCOVERED Vol. 2 by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2021

On Friday, February 4, 2022, GRAMMY Award-winning Catalyst Quartet will release UNCOVERED Volume 2: Florence B. Price on Azica Records. The album is the second issue of a multi-volume anthology highlighting string quartet works by historically important Black composers which aims to bring greater awareness and programming of their music.

The Public Theater Announces Line-Up for 18th Annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2021

The Public Theater announced the full line-up today for the 18th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running January 12-30, 2022. The innovative festival of The Public’s winter season returns to in-person performances at The Public Theater and partner venues Mabou Mines and PS21 with work by artists from across the U.S. and around the world.

GET BACK! THE DOCK STREET CONCERTS 2021 to be Presented by St. Ann's Warehouse 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.

SPIRITUAL UPRISING At People's Light Extends Through May 7 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!

People's Light Presents Virtual Concert From Zonya Love 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.

4th Annual Philly Theatre Week Announced for April 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.

BWW Review: Theatre Artists Adapt To A Drastically Changed World as The Seeing Place Presents Liz Duffy Adams' DOG ACT 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.

BWW Review: Blood Done Sign My Name, Playmakers Repertory Company 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.

People's Light Launches Digital Winter/Spring Season With A CHRISTMAS CAROL In Concert 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.

A BAND OF ANGELS Directed By Colman Domingo Begins Streaming Today 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.

WBTT, Key Chorale Extend Streaming Video Of AMERICAN ROOTS: THE GOSPEL EXPERIENCE 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.

Key Chorale Present Streaming Video From 2019 Collaboration 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.

Looking Back to Look Forward, Part Two: Revolutions 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.

WHEELING SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES FALL CHAMBER SERIES at Oglebay Wilson Lodge Glessner Ballroom by Richard Allen - Aug 4, 2020

Wheeling Symphony Orchestra (WSO) announces its fall concert chamber music series, WesBanco presents SoundBites.

Carol Channing's Final Two Albums Will Be Reissued for Streaming 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.

BWW Feature: FREE ONLINE OPERA/SONG JUNE 26 - JULY 3 at Home Computer Screens 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??

BWW Feature: FREE ONLINE OPERA/RECITAL PERFORMANCES at Home Computer Screens 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.

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time 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!

BLUEGRASS NOW! to Premiere Nationally on PBS Through March 2020 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.

Quartet 131 Celebrates Black History Month And American Inclusiveness 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.

Craft Recordings Releases Joan Baez LIVE AT WOODSTOCK Today 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.”

BWW Review: Utopia Opera Takes on Thea Musgrave's STORY OF HARRIET TUBMAN 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.

Photo Flash: Arena Stage Previews Its Upcoming Season! 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.

Storyhouse Announce THE WIZARD OF OZ For 2018 Christmas Show by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2018

The classic musical The Wizard of Oz is announced as Storyhouse's 2018 Christmas show.

Giordano Dance Chicago Honors Jazz Dance At The Auditorium Theatre 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. 

City College Center For The Arts Hits Sweet Note With 'a Soulful Music Celebration' 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.

Legendary Soprano Kathleen Battle To Sing Spirituals With Local Choirs 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.

Angela Bassett Joins UNDERGROUND RAILROAD - A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY 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.

Kathleen Battle Takes the Stage in 'Underground Railroad " A Spiritual Journey' 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.

INDECENT, JUNK, and More Headed for DC in Arena Stage's 2018/19 Season 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.

'American Folk' Soundtrack, ft. Joe Purdy & Amber Rubarth Out Today 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.

AMERICAN FOLK Soundtrack Premieres Today on Folk Alley 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...


Sweet Chariot has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 1930.



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