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Based on the film The Gig

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Manhattan Theatre Club

(New York, NY)
131 West 55th St. (between 6th & 7th Aves)
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by Michael Major - Sep 29, 2021
Liza on Demand follows the comedic misadventures of Liza (Liza Koshy) and her roommates-slash-best-friends, Harlow (Kimiko Glenn) and Oliver (Travis Coles), as they wade through the highs and lows of their 20s.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2021
The American Theater Group, Somerset County’s newest professional theater company, will present a reimagined version of The Evolution of (Henry) Mann as its 2021-22 season opener. The new musical, by composer Douglas Cohen (Children’s Letters to God) and Dan Elish (13) is an engaging, light-hearted look at finding love in today’s modern world.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 26, 2021
With power notes like the ones displayed in his new show, Scott Raneri is completely cast-able in musical theater, which is most of what he talks about in his show about being an extra.
by Emily Short - Sep 17, 2021
It's hard to take advice, but not when it comes from Sugar. The stories of the characters in TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS will allow you to reflect and heal in ways you didn't know you needed to.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2021
Casting is today announced for the world première of Robin Hooper's new drama 'Broken Lad', a comic and moving examination of masculinity in distress, directed by Richard Speir. It is Arcola Theatre's second production at their new venue, Arcola Outside.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2021
With her popularity soaring, the gig is not one to be missed by blues fans and the Parr Hall show could be one of the last chances to see Beth in an intimate concert hall before she crosses the pond to visit much bigger venues.
by Gil Kaan - Oct 18, 2021
Tommy Faragher, a long-time denizen of the entertainment industry, will next be onstage playing live for JOHN LLOYD YOUNG: SOLID GOLD at Feinstein’s at Vitello’s October 22nd and 23rd. Had the chance to delve into Tommy’s storied resume as a producer, composer, songwriter, arranger, and musician.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 15, 2021
During a press conference held today, Taylor Hackford, director,  Board member of the Franco-American Cultural Fund and COLCOA Program Committee member, announced the opening film of the 25th Annual COLOCA French Film and Series Festival will be the North American Premiere of writer/director/author Emmanuel Carrère!s BETWEEN TWO WORLDS, star ring Academy Award winner Juliette Binoche.
by Jay Irwin - Oct 14, 2021
If you’ve been to the Can Can Culinary Cabaret, Dear Readers, you know pretty much what to expect. Amazing singers and dancers, high energy acrobatics, and loads of tantalizing flesh. You also expect to see Jonathan Betchtel, with his bawdy humor and gravity defying glutes, he’s been a staple there as the emcee for the past 15 years. So, you can imagine my surprise when I attended their current production of “Zombie Cheerleaders Return” and Jonny was nowhere to be found, instead having the evening helmed by their resident chanteuse, Jasmine Sim. And while this resulted in a very different show than I was used to, it was no less delightful.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2021
Taxi ride hailing service FREE NOW has announced four exclusive comedy gigs in London’s West End to celebrate the role of local comedy nights – and to highlight the need for audiences to support them.
by Michael Major - Oct 13, 2021
YouTube Originals has launched the third and final season of the hit comedy series “Liza on Demand,” starring Liza Koshy and former Waitress star Kimiko Glenn. Watch the first full episode for free now!
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 11, 2021
When the American Theater Group's THE EVOLUTION OF (HENRY) MANN Premieres at The Fellowship Cultural Arts Center this week, it will mark not only a reimagined version of a promising new musical, but also the culmination of 40+ year friendship between composer/lyricist Douglas J. Cohen and ATG's Producing Artistic Director Jim Vagias.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 9, 2021
Taxi ride hailing service FREE NOW has announced four exclusive comedy gigs in London's West End to celebrate the role of local comedy nights – and to highlight the need for audiences to support them.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 24, 2021
Scotland's Studio is a brand new, state-of-the-art recording facility purpose built for the world-renowned Royal Scottish National Orchestra.  
by Gil Kaan - Nov 23, 2021
A popular fixture of the New York cabaret scene, Jim Caruso brings his JIM CARUSO’S CAST PARTY across the nation to Feinstein’s At Vitellos November 28th and 29th. An evening of “extreme open mic” provides a platform for new performers as well as surprise established guests. Jim took a few moments after completing his CAST PARTY in Nashville to give us some behind-the-scenes of his once-was “weird, show-biz adjacent gig,” now his most enjoyable passion CAST PARTY.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 23, 2021
Griffin Theatre Company announces its jam-packed 2022 season with new and exciting works from Australian playwrights, along with two Australian plays making their Sydney premiere. 
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2021
Hawkins' Broadway credits include Timbuktu! (1978), The Tap Dance Kid (1983), Honky Tonk Nights (1986), and Roza (1987). Off-Broadway, he appeared in The Crystal Tree (1981), The Gig (1994), and 70, Girls, 70 (2006). His regional theatre credits include The Desert Song (1984) and Roza (1986).
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2021
Santa Must Die! is a raucous new gig theatre show for the gig economy at the most difficult time of the year!  This production by archipelago, written by Rosie MacPherson, with performers Rhian Liu and Robin Ravi is a different kind of festive story about when Christmas is all work and no play. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 11, 2021
An exercise in anger and born out of frustration, “FAMILY VAN” acknowledges cleopatrick’s humble beginnings and DIY mentality, utilising their penchant for hip-hop arrangements for their biggest statement to date.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2021
When the legendary Dave Weckl Band reunited on stage at the 2019 Chesterfield Wine & Jazz Festival in St. Louis, Missouri, the show was already a rare and very special occasion. But even playing their first real show together in more than a decade, the band had no idea how special the set would feel just a few months later.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2021
Battersea Arts Centre today announces a season of new work (April to July 2021) which explores fresh ways of living differently and sharing experiences. After a year of continual change and rapid adaptation, Wild Times brings together some of the UK's most exciting creative voices to reimagine the future together.
by Vicki Trask - Mar 16, 2021
Alberta Theatre Projects is thrilled to announce Playwrights Projects 2021, a series of seven online workshop readings of new Canadian plays by members of the Alberta Theatre Projects Playwrights Unit. These virtual readings will take place Friday evenings from April 16 to May 28 and offer a unique opportunity to see the process of creating a new play.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 11, 2021
“It's a really good feeling for me to have the band come back together and perform this music that we conceived 25 or 30 years ago,” Weckl says.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 30, 2021
On July 10, the band will celebrate the two-year anniversary of The Shrine show with a world premiere of their concert film Rise From The Ashes on July 10 at 6pm PT/9pm ET.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2021
Activist and international star Peppermint (she/her) will host an online conversation on Thursday, July 8 at 6pm ET (5pm CT, 4pm MT, 3pm PT) with the recipients of the 2021-22 New Visions Fellowship on the importance of transgender and gender non-conforming representation in the American Theatre.
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2021
The new release, featuring 11 songs written or co-written by Tony Marsico, the bassist and co-writer for the Cruzados and a member of the band’s punk-era precursor the Plugz, will be issued on CD on August 13, 2021 on Marsico’s imprint Scamco; an LP edition will follow in the fall.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 27, 2021
When Glenn Close and Ted Nash had the idea to collaborate on a jazz piece about TRANSFORMATION, they had no idea how close to home his son Eli's story would touch members of the trans community. Now, with a CD release, they can reach more lives than ever before.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 26, 2021
In part two of our Broadway World Cabaret interview with these drag sisters, we learn about how their past is going to influence their future, and which Silver Screen goddess each lady obsesses over.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 22, 2021
Following the release of 'life's a beach' last month, which entered the UK Album Chart at Number 2, and with the alt-pop quintet preparing for a UK tour of O2 Academy venues later this year, easy life were the perfect choice to headline this whimsical event.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2021
For the first time since it’s well-publicised auction in 2020, and in its first major public display in over 30 years, the iconic, white Vox Phantom VI teardrop guitar owned by Joy Division’s Ian Curtis, made famous in the Love Will Tear Us Apart music video, has made a high-profile return to Manchester.
by Paul Batterson - Jun 13, 2021
The Columbus Symphony Orchestra did a fine job of not making Queen’s A Night At The Opera sound like an actual night at the opera.
by Jim Munson - Jul 28, 2021
For his opening salvo as Magic Theatre’s newly appointed Artistic Director, Sean San José has decided to throw a party. On Thursday, August 5th, Magic will present its 2021 gala 'The New Age of Magic' outdoors at Fort Mason. San José strongly believes theater should be for everyone, not just people of means, so Magic is hosting a more egalitarian event with ticket prices starting at a very reasonable $25. Mainly, though, the goal is to bring people together to kick back and have some fun.
by Ricky Pope - Jul 27, 2021
New York nightlife is making a slow and steady return to the City that Never Sleeps. One of the city's most famous jazz institutions, Birdland is making a long-anticipated return to live performances next week with one of New York's most elegant and beloved piano men, Billy Stritch. Birdland has been Stritch's artistic home base for nearly two decades. He has played for some of the biggest names in show business and has been a staple of Monday nights at Jim Caruso's CAST PARTY.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 20, 2021
When it comes to taking control of a room, Canadian folk-rock veteran Glen Foster is a master. And now, he's got a brand-new live album to show just that; Feelin' Alive is available now.
by Stage Tube - Jul 15, 2021
On this week's episode of 32 Bar Cut: The Show, we are sitting down with a true Broadway star and leading lady, Jill Paice! You may have seen Jill on Broadway in The 39 Steps or An American in Paris, but our favorite role of Jill's is by far 'Miss Honey,' in the Broadway smash musical, Matilda!
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2021
The resulting sonic architecture represents Schroeder's long-time sweet spot: wistful and beatific music that's full of longing, but yet sweetly optimistic.
by Michael Major - Jan 6, 2022
The vinyl includes two LPs on brick-colored vinyl, with one side dedicated to an etching of the Fantasy tour logo. The gatefold jacket and printed inner sleeves feature photos from the performance, and the professionally-filmed performance ion DVD. Also included is a 7-inch single with Lucy Dacus' covers of “Home Again” and “It’s Too Late.'
by Elliot Lanes - Jan 4, 2022
Today’s subject Courtney Balan is currently living her theatre life on tour as the self-absorbed Broadway star Dee Dee Allen in the TOTALLY original musical The Prom.  The show plays through January 16th in the Eisenhower at The Kennedy Center. It will then continue on locally to The Hippodrome in Baltimore, MD from Jan 18th through 23rd.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 13, 2021
Seattle Musicians Access to Sustainable Healthcare (SMASH), a nonprofit organization that provides free and low-cost health services to Puget Sound area musicians, is pleased to announce the receipt of a grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust of Vancouver, Washington, for a Communications and Outreach staff position.
by Katie Laban - Aug 7, 2021
Shakespeare Royal Oak is celebrating its 20th season of outdoor professional theatre with A Midsummer Night’s Dream. It's playing this weekend, August 5th-8th, under the stars at Jaycee Park. BWW Detroit was delighted to speak with Executive Director of SRO, Ed Nahhat and Director of the show, Lynch Travis.
by Stephen Mosher - Aug 4, 2021
The edgy, inquisitive, exploratory actress is ready to go out on her biggest artist limb yet, creating her first-ever cabaret show for 54 Below, and, boy, is she ready.
by Jason Davis - Aug 27, 2021
Travel back in time to the glory days of the nightclub crooner. Dino! An Evening with Dean Martin at Gretna Theatre creates an intimate atmosphere to relive Dino fan favorites and immerse the audience in days gone by.
by Student Blogger: Leah Packer - Aug 23, 2021
Hello Broadway lovers, theatre students, and artistic creators around the world! Welcome to the blog as we pass through August. Yes, eager blog-readers, after a long, pandemic-driven wait, I will be back at school before this month ends. Wow. I reached out to some exceptionally talented people and asked: what's the best piece of advice you've received in your artistic career? I guarantee you that their answers will move you- whether or not you work in the theatre. Read on for a dose of happiness, motivation, and reminder to continue embracing the unexpected.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2021
Consisting of like-minded colleagues stemming from the European Union Youth Orchestra, Her Ensemble brings together some of the most in-demand orchestral and chamber musicians in the UK, reinventing the classical concert experience and canon of classical music as we know it.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 11, 2021
When Jonathan Tipton Meyers lost his girlfriend, his business and his identity, he got in his car and drove. With the audience in the backseat, this bravura monologue chronicles Jonathan's two-year journey through the gig economy with Uber and Lyft. 
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 9, 2021
Artists throughout the state of California are uniting for the passage of Senate Bill 805 (SB 805), titled, “The Performing Arts Relief Act,” which the Senate Labor Committee will vote on Wednesday, April 19, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. in Sacramento, CA.   A Coalition of 36 small 99-seat non-profit theaters and freelance performers are banding together to make theater accessible to all.  
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 9, 2021
Today, BDT Stage announced Seamus  McDonough will assume the role of Producing Artistic Director as Duran becomes the theatre's  first Executive Producer.  
by Andrew White - Apr 6, 2021
Step into Happenstance Theater’s dreamscape; enjoy the lush colors and charm of their short film, “A Rose for Ergensburg.” Devised by company founders Mark Jaster and Sabrina Selma Mandell, with Sharon Crissinger as its eagle-eyed cinematographer and co-author, you will encounter a world of the past--but surprisingly contemporary.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 19, 2021
Understanding, a blazing 1970 concert recording featuring the Detroit-born master percussionist Roy Brooks leading a gifted quintet through its spirited paces at Baltimore's Famous Ballroom, will be released by Reel to Real Recordings in June.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 19, 2021
Vocalist of Little Hag, Avery Mandeville, shares: “Then and now, I yearn for warmth, freckles, good hair days, and inner peace while speeding down an icy Garden State Parkway en route to the gig.'