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Fictionalized account of the life of Jackie Robinson.

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by Michael Major - Jun 29, 2022
The band revealed today on HYBE LABELS YouTube channel the album preview for their highly anticipated 3rd Mini Album MANIFESTO : DAY 1. The video gave a sneak peak of the six songs included in the album: lead single “Future Perfect (Pass the MIC)”, “WALK THE LINE”, “ParadoXXX Invasion”, “TFW (That Feeling When)”, “SHOUT OUT”, and “Foreshadow”.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2022
Scottsdale Arts' Canal Convergence | Water + Art + Light will celebrate its 10th anniversary Nov. 4–13, 2022, at the Scottsdale Waterfront. The free, 10-night event features large-scale public artworks created by artists from around the world.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2022
AlterTheater's first show with in-person audiences since the pandemic began moves Bay Area theater closer to accurate representation for Native American stories. Pure Native is the story of a Haudenosaunee community, written by Haudenosaunee playwright Vickie Ramirez, and stars two Haudenosaunee actors, with costumes by a noted Haudenosaunee fashion designer, Iakowi:he'ne' Oakes. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2022
The 2022/2023 Season marks Lyric Stage's 5th Season at the historic Majestic Theatre, located in downtown Dallas, and features five musicals by some of the most popular, award-winning, and cult-classic pop/rock composers Broadway has to offer, including Elton John, Phil Collins, ABBA, The Electric Light Orchestra (“ELO”), and Richard O'Brien. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2022
Mike Bartlett’s hit UK drama, Albion, will receive its Australian premiere at Seymour Centre from 27th July to 13th August, presented by Secret House, New Ghosts Theatre Company and Seymour Centre.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2022
The Achates Philanthropy Prize, the only annual prize that celebrates first-time supporters of culture in the UK, returns for its sixth edition in 2022 with a host of new judges.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2022
Pitlochry Festival Theatre to open its new Studio with premiere of the new play Sister Radio co-produced with Stellar Quines Theatre Company.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2022
Award-winning singer and international icon Lulu is to share her behind-the-scenes stories of rising to the top of the music industry and working with some of the biggest names in pop.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2022
Elise Alexandre, Francis Dourado, Jowana El-Daouk, Will Gao, Pelumi Ibiloye, Honor Kneafsey, Joe Locke, Rue Millwood, Charlie Reid, Meréana Tomlinson, Taya Tower and Jairaj Varsani will perform as the jury, and are joined by Nigel Lindsay and Sharon Small as defendants. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2022
The world premiere of Rubengology: The Making of an American Legend, a collaboration between GableStage, the longstanding theatre company located in Coral Gables' historic Biltmore Hotel and Abre Camino Collective, runs from July 14 – 31.
by Gary Naylor - Jun 29, 2022
Tom Ratcliffe's new play sets up some very interesting relationships in a fascinating environment, but doesn't solve the structural problems that arise as a consequence
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2022
As Hackney Empire celebrates 120 years at the heart of the local community, Artistic Director Yamin Choudury and the whole team are pleased to release first details of the new impact report on 20 Years of Creative Futures, which will be launched with a special on-stage event at the iconic East London theatre on 29 June.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2022
I am Gavrilo Princip was performed online during the Fringe in 2020 and this will be a first opportunity to see it in person in Edinburgh when it presented as part of Army@TheFringe. 
by - Jun 29, 2022
Today's top stories include a first look at the upcoming film, Hocus Pocus 2, which is officially coming to Disney+ in September! Plus, Into the Woods has announced a digital lottery, Jimmy Awards winners announced, and more! Read more about these and other top stories here!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2022
For the first time ever, Hudson River Park is hosting a series of surprise pop-up music and dance performances for park goers to enjoy as they explore Manhattan's West Side.
by Michael Major - Jun 29, 2022
“Pool Party” was written during a writing trip to London and produced by British producer duo MyRiot (London Grammar, AURORA, Halsey). On her latest effort, Abby Sage offers up a hazy alt-pop world that ties together nostalgia and the uncertain future. Sage has always had a knack for clever songwriting that touches upon wistfulness.
by Michael Major - Jun 29, 2022
Comprised of collaborations and guest vocal features from a sprawling array of artists including Trent Reznor, Iggy Pop, HEALTH, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Zach Hill of Death Grips, Xiu Xiu, Squarepusher, Ghostemane and many more, the 21-track project brings the songs of Big Mess to life for the first time in a remix collection of his work.
by Michael Major - Jun 29, 2022
After making their triumphant return in April with the enormous single “No Angels,” The Big Pink are back once again to unveil their glorious new effort “Love Spins On Its Axis” featuring British duo Dust In The Sunlight. The song was co-written with Jamie T and The Kills’ Jamie Hince and features a cameo from Jamie T on vox and guitars.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2022
Following an 8-year sold-out residency in London, Matt Forde (Spitting Image, Have I Got News For You, The Last Leg) returns to Edinburgh to interview Scottish political heavyweights, Gordon Brown, Anas Sarwar and Joanna Cherry, over three live podcasts.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 29, 2022
Into the Woods just celebrated its first Broadway preview at the St. James Theatre, starring Sara Bareilles, Patina Miller, Gavin Creel, Joshua Henry and more. Check out video footage from inside the big night!
by Michael Major - Jun 29, 2022
Shawn Austin is celebrating the release of his Local Hay / Big Loud Records debut EP, Planes Don't Wait. Home to Austin's smash-hit collaboration with Chris Lane, “Tailgate To Heaven,” the release of Planes Don't Wait sets the foundation for Austin's ongoing tour schedule. The 7-track collection includes “Get You” and “Planes Don't Wait.”
by Michael Major - Jun 29, 2022
TogethermenT Records is proud to announce the release of a 5 Song album by the critically acclaimed rock band ANYONE featuring the late Taylor Hawkins on Drums. The EP is entitled “The Sylvia Sessions” and is available now. The release is also available as a deluxe NFT Package with exclusive video, pictures, liner notes.
by Michael Major - Jun 29, 2022
Produced by Dan Auerbach and David Ferguson, the record features new versions of some of Anderson’s beloved songs, performed by Ferrell, Brothers Osborne, Tyler Childers, Eric Church, Brent Cobb, Luke Combs, Sierra Hull, Jamey Johnson, Ashley McBryde, Del McCoury, John Prine, Nathaniel Rateliff, Sturgill Simpson and Gillian Welch & David Rawlings.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2022
Salt Lake Acting Company (SLAC), Utah's leading destination for brave, contemporary theatre, presents the world premiere of the second iteration of its acclaimed summer production SLACabaret.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2022
Theatre 55, the company dedicated to elder artists, is returning to Caponi Art Park for a concert version of Jesus Christ Superstar 50 years after its first U.S. performances. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 29, 2022
An exciting new vision for the EIFF under new Creative Director Kristy Matheson who will deliver a dynamic programme of cinema screenings in Edinburgh in the heart of festival season with attending UK & International filmmakers presenting their work. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022
The Washington Chorus led by conductor and Artistic Director, Dr. Eugene Rogers has announced its 2022-2023 season. Featuring regional premieres and collaborations with regional arts organizations, the season kicks off on September 18th.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022
Theatre Ariel will begin its 32nd season this fall under new leadership. In July, Founding Artistic Director, Deborah Baer Mozes,, will transition out of her role and actor, writer, director and producer, Jesse Bernstein, will become the company's new Artistic Director.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022
New Camerata Opera will present Summer Concerts, a FREE live performance of favorite opera excerpts hosted by Chashama, on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at 2pm, 4pm & 6pm at Anita's Way.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022
Art House Productions has announced the ten Hudson County artists who will receive Art House Cares Grants. The artists include Samantha Benvissuto, Jasmin Casiano, Zhnai Davis, Benedicto Figueroa, Kent Jackman, Shiva Jlayer, Antonio Martez, Bryant Small, Elizabeth Weitzen, and Lisa Marie Zapata.
by Michael Major - Jun 28, 2022
lovelytheband take the first step towards their third album with their new single “sail away”. Dubbed iHeartRadio’s “Best New Rock/Alternative Artist” in 2019 on the heels of the Billboard-nominated hit “broken”, lovelytheband have continued blazing ahead, delivering “sail away” as the first peek into their highly-anticipated third studio album. 
by Team BWW - Jun 28, 2022
The best of Broadway just gathered at the Minskoff Theatre, not for a performance of The Lion King, but to celebrate high school theatre at its finest. BroadwayWorld has photos from inside the special event!
by Elliot Lanes - Jun 28, 2022
What did our critic think? This past weekend Signature Theatre and Wolf Trap teamed up for the second annual edition of Broadway in The Park which like last year featured some of Signature Theatre’s best performers, two Broadway headliners and a 25, yes, 25-piece orchestra. The result was a truly lovely evening of showtunes from multiple decades.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022
The Den Theatre has announced comedian Nick Thune, performing two stand-up shows Saturday, October 8 at 7 pm and 9:15 pm on The Heath Mainstage.
by Michael Major - Jun 28, 2022
London based artist, multi-instrumentalist and producer Oscar Lang has shared his brand new single “I’ve Never Been To L.A.” featuring Dirty Hit labelmate Wallice. The single is the first taste of new music from Oscar since the release of his acclaimed debut album Chew The Scenery last summer. 
by Michael Major - Jun 28, 2022
DistroVid’s launch partners include Apple Music, Amazon Music, TIDAL and Vevo, with more digital service providers expected to come online in the coming months. DistroKid is the first music distributor to offer this kind of deal to artists–unlimited music video uploads for one low price. As always, DistroKid pays artists 100% of their earnings.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022
92NY has announced July events and classes featuring Jonathan Groff, Lee Roy Reams, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022
The National Center for Choreography - Akron has been approved for a $20,000 Grants for Arts Projects award from the National Endowment for the Arts in support of the recent Creative Administration Research National Summit Convening, a Technical Residency, and two Dancing Labs
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2022
For four nights only, Opera MODO presents The Wedding Singer at The War Memorial. This story is set in 1985 and revolves around Robbie Hart, a rock star wannabe, who sings at weddings, his failed relationship with his former fiancée, and his romance with a new love, Julia.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022
The Flynn has announced two new shows coming to the Main Stage this fall: Step Afrika! on September 28 at 7:30 pm and Martha Redbone on October 13 at 7:30 pm. Tickets for these shows are on sale now for Flynn members and to the public on July 1.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2022
Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association presents Free Organ Recitals on the Great Auditorium Pipe Organ, Wednesday July 6 - Saturday August 27, 2022.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2022
Three new works from the 2022 Moxie Incubator program to premiere at the DR2 Theatre in Union Square this July.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2022
The Flynn has announced two new shows coming to the Main Stage this fall: Step Afrika! on September 28 at 7:30 pm and Martha Redbone on October 13 at 7:30 pm.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2022
Arts Advocates has announced a new art talk series that will take place in the Arts Advocates Gallery, The Crossings at Siesta Key mall, 3501 S. Tamiami Trail in Sarasota.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2022
The High Museum of Art in Atlanta announced today that it will present a major exhibition of work by Monir Farmanfarmaian (1922 – 2019), one of Iran's most celebrated visual artists of the 20th century.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2022
Musical Theatre West has recognized the outstanding musical theatre achievements of fourteen high school students from Los Angeles County and Orange County with scholarships for the upcoming 2022-2023 year.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2022
The Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach takes off for a journey around the globe with this summer's production of Wonderful World from July 7 to September 2.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2022
The Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra will present, for the first time, a chamber concert that will feature works by composers from three Asian countries on Friday, 22 July 2022 at 8:30 pm at Dewan Filharmonik PETRONAS (DFP), KLCC.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2022
At the invitation from Busan Theater Company, Cleveland Public Theatre's Executive Artistic Director Raymond Bobgan travels to South Korea June 30- through July 7, 2022 to lead an acting/creation workshop, and present on symposia.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2022
The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM), in partnership with the San Francisco Symphony and the SFCM President’s Advisory Council on Equity and Inclusion, announced today that Jens Ibsen is the winner of the second annual Emerging Black Composers Project (EBCP). The San Francisco Symphony, led by Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen, will give the world premiere of his work during the 2023-2024 season.