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Globe Theatre

(New York, NY)
205 W. 46th St.
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by A.A. Cristi - Sep 9, 2019
Players Workshop, the original school of improvisation in Chicago established in 1970, is reopening its doors just in time for a 50th anniversary celebration next year with classes beginning at its new facility, Pendulum Theatre, 1803 W. Byron Street, #216, starting Monday, Sept. 16. New owner Jeff Rogers, actor, creative director, and motivational speaker (Class of '89), has brought back founder Josephine Forsberg's daughter Linnea Forsberg ('70) and former teacher Doug Voegtle ('81) to recreate the famed safe learning space. Registration and list of classes may be found at PlayersWorkshopOnline.com.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 16, 2019
Neo-Futurist Ida Cuttler teams up with veteran Chicago director and Neo-Futurist Artistic Associate Halena Kays to present the company's next world premiere: An evening's amusement for yourself and friends, consisting of one thousand and one locutions by a young virtuous maiden whose penchant for potboilers and mastery of chicaneries shall teach us all a lesson in the never-ending wiles of women and the astonishing virtue of the gregarious!!!!!! OR: COMFORTABLE SHOES. Cuttler's premiere Prime Time show was part of the Neo-Lab developmental program during the 18/19 season and will see the full production open at The Neo-Futurist Theater on October 7th, 2019. 
by Rebecca Russo - Oct 31, 2019
The Iraqi maqam (modal system), one of Iraq's richest cultural offerings, features sophisticated melodies, infectious rhythms, and eloquent poetry. Hamid Al-Saadi, Iraq's foremost exponent of this centuries-old tradition, is renowned for his powerful voice and highly ornamented style, as well as his comprehensive knowledge of the intricate details of the music and poetry of Iraq. Al-Saadi is the only person from his generation to have memorized and mastered all 56 maqamat from the Baghdad repertoire, and is one of the few vocalists to keep this maqam alive today. He is joined by Safaafir, the only US-based ensemble dedicated to performing the Iraqi maqam in it traditional format. The group is led by the acclaimed Amir ElSaffar (santur-zither) and Dena El Saffar (joza-bowed stringed instrument, violin) of Iraqi descent, and features Tim Moore on percussion.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 31, 2018
NEWCITY, in Lincoln Park, will be hosting one of the first events in Chicago this holiday season. At the third annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, November 10 from 6 - 8 p.m., guests are invited to enjoy the musical stylings of The International British School Choir and the Old Town School of Folk Music Women's Choir. Alderman Burnett will ceremoniously light the 30 ft. tree at 6:30 p.m. and children of all ages will be able to tell their holiday wishes to Santa. Families can enjoy balloon artist creations, face painting, crafts and other activities, win prizes and participate in giveaways while indulging in cookies and hot chocolate at the free event at 1457 North Halsted Street.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 30, 2018
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts is excited to announce Mark Cortale's Broadway @ Series. These performances showcase some of Broadway's brightest stars in the Center's intimate Virginia G. Piper Theater. Hosted by multi-talented pianist and comedian Seth Rudetsky, these cabaret-style concerts mix popular song with candid showbiz stories.
by Jade Kops - Oct 3, 2020
The need for a return to taking personal responsibility is reinforced in the world premiere of Mark Rogersa?? SUPERHEROES.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 24, 2020
This week's Theater Stories features The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre! Learn about the iconic stage couple for whom the theater is named after, the multiple jukebox musicals that have made its home on the Lunt-Fontanne stage and more.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 1, 2019
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts has rising stars and theatre pros taking the Virginia G. Piper stage this November from an influential voice in nuevo flamenco, local talent, family-friendly fun, boundary-pushing contemporary dance and hilarious comedy shows. Check out November's lineup below.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 20, 2019
Lookingglass Theatre Company Announces the Holiday Choral Pop Up, featuring small vocal ensemble performances in the lobby before select performances of The Steadfast Tin Soldier. Upcoming scheduled Holiday Choral Pop Up performances include: Route 66 a cappella (Wednesday, November 20) and the Women's Choir of the Old Town School of Folk Music (Wednesday, December 4).
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 19, 2018
Frances Smith Cohen has built an astounding career as a dancer, educator and director in Arizona for more than 60 years. That legacy is now being honored by Scottsdale Arts Education & Outreach with a special exhibition in the ArtReach Space at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts from Nov. 30 through Jan. 8.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 12, 2018
Heralding the Old Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake's transformation into the ultimate Christmas village, the Shaw Festival's production Artistic Director Tim Carroll's adaptation of A Christmas Carol  hits the stage November 14 to December 23 at the Royal George Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - May 8, 2019
Continuing their 14th Main Stage Season, Temecula Performing Arts Company's artistic director Jillian Stones will produce and direct, We Will Rock You with Music by QUEEN and book by Ben Elton, at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater, 42051 Main Street, Temecula, CA. May 10 thru 19.
by A.A. Cristi - May 7, 2019
Chicago Magic Lounge, Chicago's home for close-up magic, continues its Artist-In-Residence series with Sean Masterson's Timeless Magic, Wednesdays at 7:30pm starting June 26, 2019. Tickets for all Chicago Magic Lounge shows are available at the box office, (312) 366-4500 or online at chicagomagiclounge.com.
by A.A. Cristi - May 29, 2019
Write Out Loud presents their next Story Concert on June 10th at the Old Town Theatre. The pre-reception starts at 6:15pm, the program starts at 7pm.
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2019
A Red Orchid Theatre announces the addition of eight new members to the Artistic Ensemble: Karen Aldridge, Myron Elliott-Cisneros, Levi Holloway, Travis A. Knight, Jess McLeod, Sadieh Rifai, Grant Sabin, and Steve Schine. A Red Orchid also welcomes two Resident Stage Managers Stephanie Heller and Christa van Baale.
by Maria Nockin - May 22, 2021
Our Magic Opera Flying Carpet Virtual Tour begins in Los Angeles with the Signature Recital by tenor Russell Thomas and pianist Kyung-Mi Kim. A native of  Miami, Florida, Thomas debuted as Pollione in LA Opera’s Norma. He sang Cavaradossi in Tosca and Titus in The Clemency of Titus . Next year, he will be Radames in Aida. Currently, he is the company's Artist in Residence.
by Nicole Rosky - May 11, 2019
What makes a Broadway theatre? Technically any venue with 500 seats or more, located along Broadway in New York City's Theatre District is a Broadway theatre, and the art that is produced in these special places is widely considered the highest form of theatrical entertainment in the world. Today, forty-one theatres are technically Broadway houses, each with their own rich history. Below, we're giving you the scoop on the life of every one of them!
by Tori Hartshorn - Mar 6, 2019
Omara Portuondo, legendary Cuban diva and original member of the famed Buena Vista Social Club, comes to North America this spring/summer for the final time as part of her worldwide “Last Kiss” farewell tour. Highlights of the tour's North American portion include performances at the Regent Theater in Los Angeles, Sony Hall in New York, the Barns at Wolf Trap in Washington, D.C. and the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago. See below for a list of dates.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Mar 26, 2021
We're looking into the history of each of these theatres, plus their namesakes Ethel Barrymore, Vivian Beaumont Allen, Lynn Fontanne, and Helen Hayes.
by Stage Tube - Jul 8, 2019
Earlier this week Gordon and Hip-Hop Sensation Lil Nas X finally turned Twitter chatter into reality at his Lucky Cat Restaurant in London. Gordon taught the Old Town Road Star how to finally make a Panini with Asian ingredients.
by Marianka Swain - Jul 5, 2019
The final names for Les Plages Electroniques 2019 have been announced and include Dan Ghenacia b2b Dyed Soundorom, Âme, Born Dirty b2b Todiefor, Jax Jones, Djibril Cisse Tcheba, RAMMÖ and Pachanga Boys. These superstars all play across August 9th, 10th and 11th 2019 on the beautiful beach of the Palais des Festivals in Cannes with previously announced names such as Solomun, Maceo Plex, Maya Jane Coles, Oxia B2B Nicolas Masseyeff, Camelphat, DJ Snake, Tchami x Malaa and many more.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 30, 2021
The Savannah VOICE Festival is partnering with Old Town Trolley for their ninth season to provide shuttle services from The Landings to the second showing of many performances, helping guests “See the Best”, from Aug. 10 to Aug. 21. 
by Abigail Charpentier - Jul 20, 2019
Everyone loves a little nostalgia, especially when it comes to their favorite television shows and movies growing up. For millennials and Gen Z-ers, these probably include a few DCOMs (Disney Channel Original Movie) and series. Several of the stars of these films and TV shows have gone on to further their acting and singing careers on Broadway, and some even got their start on the stage. Below is a list of stars that you may or may not know have a few theatre credits under their belt!
by Julie Musbach - Jul 19, 2019
Jim Hirsch, one of Chicago's best known and most beloved advocates for the Chicago music scene, recognized for growing the careers of artists young and old, expanding audiences and creating diverse programming, will step down from the Chicago Sinfonietta after 15 years of service as Executive Director and CEO effective July 1, 2020. Hirsch's career, spanning four decades, also includes serving as Executive Director at the Old Town School of Folk Music for 18 years, and General Manager of the iconic Chicago Theatre for four years.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 18, 2019
Newmarket's National 10 Minute Play Festival (NNPF) presented by BMW Newmarket is back for a third consecutive year, now spanning seven days, Monday, July 22 to Sunday, July 28. All performances take place at Newmarket's beloved cultural landmark, The Old Town Hall, located at 360 Botsford Street in the historic downtown core.  
by Stephi Wild - Jul 16, 2021
As well as solo shows from the incredible roster of acts, The BIG SHOW returns to the Fringe! Monkey Barrel Comedy's top rated, sold out weekend extravaganza is on every night at 22:15, with a top mixed-bill line-up each evening.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 8, 2020
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts is springing into action with even more exciting shows added to its 2019-20 season that everyone can enjoy. Performances include must-see local talent, classical tunes, hysterical comedy and evengings of jazz and American Songbook greats. Below are just-announced shows and the remaining 2019-20 season to spring you forward and into summer.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2019
Write Out Loud - an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading short stories aloud for a live audience announces The Fabulous Forties the fourth production in Story Concerts Season XII on Monday, February 4th at the Old Town Theatre. Write Out Loud will share the stories and music that came out of this wonderful yet devastating decade. Write Out Loud Story Concerts bring literature to life - aloud - with rehearsed readings by professional actors. Each program explores specific themes by weaving a variety of stories, poems, and sometimes music, together into a literary tapestry. Chip Persons, Patricia Freund and Mike Buckley join Co-Founder Walter Ritter to share songs and stories. A pre-show reception starts at 6:15pm with a 7:00pm curtain.
by Julie Musbach - Jan 30, 2019
'Can't Live Without You' was written by Philip Middleton Williams and is directed by Jerry Jensen. It is making its South Florida debut at the Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park in Boca Raton, FL (300 S. Military Trail) and runs March 30, 31 and April 7 at 2 PM and on March 30, April 5 and 6 at 8 PM. Tickets are available by calling the Willow Theatre Box Office at 561-347-3941 or by visiting the theatre's website at www.willowtheatre.org Tickets are also available at the theatre box office prior to each performance.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 30, 2019
'Can't Live Without You' was written by Philip Middleton Williams and is directed by Jerry Jensen. It is making its South Florida debut at the Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park in Boca Raton, FL (300 S. Military Trail) and runs March 30, 31 and April 7 at 2 PM and on March 30, April 5 and 6 at 8 PM. Tickets are available by calling the Willow Theatre Box Office at 561-347-3941 or by visiting the theatre's website at www.willowtheatre.org Tickets are also available at the theatre box office prior to each performance.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 24, 2020
Write Out Loud - an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading literature aloud for a live audience announces WILD WOMEN DON'T WORRY, on Monday, February 3rd at the Old Town Theatre.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 22, 2021
Born in rural Indiana shortly after his family moved “west” from southern Virginia to start a livestock feed store, Simon Flory’s music is suffused with the elements of his childhood.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 22, 2020
Presented by Cabaret at The Merc, in association with The Barn Stage Company, this exclusive look at some of the area's brightest Rising Stars is now in its 9th Year! Featuring the best up and coming talent from all over Southern California singing some of the most exciting songs ever written! This is definitely a show you don't want to miss! With songs from Mainstream Radio and Broadway, come see why the future of Theater is in good hands with these exciting young artists! The show runs only one night, Sunday, February 2nd at 7pm at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater in beautiful Old Town Temecula.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 19, 2019
The ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival offers a season of live, professional musical theatre productions that run from August to October each year. Our Festival is modeled after the 'summer stock' tradition of staging shows: we use a resident company of actors and artists to create a series of musicals, with an all-new production presented every few weeks across our three-month season.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2020
Twelve wine, eight shot, and nine pint glasses and that's just for Act One! When the booze is flowing, and the holiday spirit kicks in, strange things can happen.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 26, 2021
On Haul These Blues Away, Flory’s sound evokes voices not much heard on radio airwaves, a stew of early country, gospel, and the best of classic Nashville.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 20, 2020
It may be heating up outside, but Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts has cool performances to get you through the spring and into summer.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 20, 2019
Harmony Artists today announced it has partnered with Entertainers, recently featured in Pollstar as a top-40 global promoter, to debut the world's leading George Michael tribute show in North America this fall; the tour will visit additional cities in spring 2020. Fastlove comes direct from the West End following more than 130 U.K dates and has grown to be a smash-hit success internationally, recently thrilling sell-out audiences in Australia and throughout Europe. North American tour dates will be announced at a later date (www.fastlovetour.com).
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2019
Pompano Beach's Downtown can trace its renaissance to the opening of Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA) on April 16, 2014. In the five years since the ribbon cutting ceremony, the venue has been a catalyst for the City's emerging cultural community and a key driver for local economic development. To celebrate this milestone, BaCA is showcasing the works of its resident artists, past and present, in an exhibition entitled Penta. The exhibition will be on display March 1-April 27, 2019. The opening event takes place March 1, 6-9 pm during Old Town Untapped with an anniversary party planned for April 5, 2019, during Old Town Untapped. For more information, www.baileyarts.org.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 18, 2020
A Red Orchid Theatre's (AROT) Ensemble, Board of Directors, and Staff proudly announce the 2020 Root Ball: Revisiting 1967 Old Town. The Root Ball will celebrate more than 25 years of fearless theatre-making while flashing back into 1960s. The 2020 Root Ball: Revisiting 1967 Old Town will be held on Thursday, March 5 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm at Galleria Marchetti, 825 W. Erie in Chicago.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2018
Write Out Loud - an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading short stories aloud for a live audience announces THE GIVING SEASON the third production in Season XII on Monday, December 17th at the Old Town Theatre. Write Out Loud Story Concerts bring literature to life - aloud - with rehearsed readings by professional actors. Each program explores specific themes by weaving a variety of stories, poems, and sometimes music, together into a literary tapestry. A pre-show reception starts at 6:15pm with a 7:00pm curtain.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 5, 2019
A Red Orchid Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of Do You Feel Anger?, written by Mara Nelson-Greenberg and directed by Ensemble Member Jess McLeod. Do You Feel Anger? runs January 23 - March 15, 2020 at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N Wells in Chicago. The press performances are scheduled for Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 3:00pm and 7:30pm. Single tickets for Do You Feel Anger? go on sale December 16, 2019.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 4, 2020
Battersea Arts Centre has received the 2020 Overall Winner Award and the Community and Experiencing Culture prizes from New London Architecture (NLA), whose annual awards celebrate the very best in architecture, planning and development in the capital.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 3, 2019
Write Out Loud - an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading literature aloud for a live audience announces HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS, on Tuesday, December 10th at the Old Town Theatre. Write Out Loud's annual holiday program is a unique collection of Christmas and Hanukkah stories and music. Write Out Loud Story Concerts bring literature to life - aloud - with rehearsed readings by professional actors. Each program explores specific themes by weaving a variety of stories, poems, and music, together into a literary tapestry. San Diego veteran actors Tom Andrew (Cygnet's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE), Brittney M. Caldwell (Cygnet's THE VIRGIN TRIAL), Paul Maley (long time Lamb's Players performer), and Rachael Van Wormer (Write Out Loud's Associate Artistic Director), join Co-Founders Veronica Murphy and Walter Ritter to celebrate the joy, nostalgia and generosity of the season. A pre-show reception starts at 6:15pm with a 7:00pm curtain.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 18, 2018
Presented by Cabaret at The Merc, in association with The Barn Stage Company, this exclusive look at some of the area's brightest Rising Stars is now in it's 7th Year! Featuring the best up and coming talent from all over Southern California singing some of the most exciting songs ever written! This is definitely a show you don't want to miss! With songs from Mainstream Radio and Broadway, come see why the future of Theater is in good hands with these exciting young talents!The show runs only one night, Sunday, January 13that 7pm at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater in beautiful Old Town Temecula.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 12, 2019
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts kicks off its 33rd season of the popular Sunday A'Fair free outdoor concert series on Sunday, Jan. 12, with returning favorites, soulful and heartfelt performances by Miguel Melgoza, noon - 1:30 p.m., and Whitney Jones, 2-4 p.m.
by Julie Musbach - Aug 27, 2019
A Classic Theatre's Annual Gathering will take place on Wednesday, September 18 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at the Old Town Trolley Welcome Center West located at 1305 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd. next to The Ponce Hotel. Free parking is available. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 7, 2021
New single “Dizzy” finds the Stockholm band delivering a track definitive of its title. Recalling the hallucinogenic venturings of Spacemen 3 to Tame Impala to Pink Floyd, it’s a dose of highly medicated post-rock with trippy, transient side effects and woozy temporal shifts aplenty.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 5, 2019
Always one to be inspired by originality, Billy Ray Cyrus is lending his distinctive vocal style and clever lyrics to Lil Nas X's already viral sensation, 'Old Town Road.' In a just-released remix, Cyrus adds 'a throaty verse that emphasizes the triumphant aspects of Lil Nas X's hit: fancy jewelry, expensive cars and living a stress-free life (Rolling Stone).'