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Laura Pels Theatre

(New York, NY)
Harold & Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre 111 West 46th Street
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 4, 2021
The Kitchen Theatre Company finishes out the streaming portion of its 2020-2021 Season, The Journey to 30, with Bloom Where You're Planted: A Twenty Year Artistic Journey, a film by Artistic Director Emerita Rachel Lampert and former Associate Producing Director, Lesley Greene.
by Student Blogger: Breanna Ebisch - May 25, 2021
The good news is, Broadway is back! It's been a very long year and a half, but theaters will be full of crowds, applause and happy smiles before we know it. There's no doubt that thousands are excited to see some of the most well known shows again along with the opening of others throughout the fall season. Get your tickets ready and best outfits out because as any avid lover of Mamma Mia! would say, here we go again!
by Patrick Honoré - May 24, 2021
All through lockdown, many French musical theater performers have been lucky enough to be able to go on developing their craft, tapping their troubles away with master teacher Victor Cuno, who in turn took the opportunity to use their talents to create a new show, simply called Victor Cuno's Broadway Cabaret, showcasing many triple threats who took advantage of their time off from theater commitments to rehearse at Swing Tap Studio near Bastille in Paris. Beginning with a showstopping new version of 'Anything Goes', musical arrangement and choreography by Cuno himself. A delightful special event for the Maison de la Radio's '42ème rue fait son show' was performed last December, and Cuno decided to expand this success into a full show.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 19, 2021
While the world shifted to the digital sphere in response to the COVID-19 crisis, Shakespeare in Clark Park adapted and overcame in a way that allowed them to continue to provide safe, innovative, in-person theatre all pandemic long.
by Virag Dombay - May 15, 2021
A Conversation with Angela Witcher, director of Monster's Mother at Anywhere Festival
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 14, 2021
Contemporary arts center OZ Arts Nashville today announced the run for its upcoming performance, Sloppy Bonnie, presented in association with Vanderbilt University Theatre, has been extended through June 5, 2021 in response to overwhelming demand.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2021
RVC Starlight Theatre has announced that it's official that they will be moving forward with their 2021 season. However, changes have been made this season in order to accommodate guidelines and be safer as a whole.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 3, 2021
The long-awaited, self-titled debut album from Mammoth WVH will be available worldwide on June 11th via EX1 Records/Explorer1 Music Group.
by Student Blogger: Breanna Ebisch - Mar 29, 2021
It has been over 365 days since COVID-19 turned our lives and the whole world upside down. 365 days of protecting ourselves and others. 365 days of adjusting to this new version of life that is missing a lot of components we are used to.
by Matt Wolf - Mar 29, 2021
Earlier this month, we marked the 91st birthday of the living legend that is Stephen Sondheim with a look back at five London productions of his work that are embedded in my memory. This week, we honour a quintet of performances that has achieved the same result, even if this has meant choosing from an astonishing array of riches that could populate a column like this ten times over. In any case, here are just a few of the Sondheim star turns that linger in the mind.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 25, 2021
Seeing is believing when it comes to a duo of art exhibitions coming to the Atlanta Botanical Garden this spring. One features a gigantic, immersive aerial art installation floating through the treetops, while the other showcases larger-than-life glass sculptures of blooming plants towering among the flower beds. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 23, 2021
Opening acts include Cowboy Diplomacy and Torino Black. Tickets for table seating are available for purchase.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 17, 2021
Point of Know Return Live & Beyond, will be released May 28, 2021, on Inside Out Music and is distributed by The Orchard.
by Andrew Child - Mar 12, 2021
With limitations on gathering, like many arts spaces in the city, the Strand Theatre in Upham’s Corner has been closed for a year now.
by Ronn Burton - Mar 1, 2021
Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre remembers and celebrates one of their founding members MICHAEL JONES, who passed away a year ago. An Emmy winner and recipient of the Oklahoma Governor’s Arts Award, Michael was a co-founder and Artistic Associate at OKC Rep. While Michael was a pillar of the OKC theatre community, he also worked all over the country. Michael touched the lives and hearts of so many he worked with. The OKC theatre community remembers Michael Jones.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 9, 2021
Hip Hop meets Indie / Punk Rock, the rapper skater and music-tech nerd rocker join forces. The result is a set of hazy, raw genreless pop songs. Loose and sweet on the surface with a melodic, dark heart.
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2021
The first lady of Highbridge The Label – who recently hit #1 on both Billboard’s “Next Big Sound” chart and Pandora’s “Predictions” chart – has fast proven a truly global favorite,.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 24, 2021
We all want to run away and float around Bali Ha'i and Gilligan's Island with Shirley Valentine, don't we? Jack Theoharis did it and now she's got the club act to prove it.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2021
Sandra LA Boszko is quickly building a name for herself as an author who's edgy and honest. That's why her new book, 'Welcome to California: From LA County Jail to #1 in Sales' was named one of the best indie books of 2021 by the Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 24, 2021
Hip Hop meets Indie / Punk Rock, the rapper skater and music-tech nerd rocker join forces. The result is a set of hazy, raw genreless pop songs.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2021
Last year Sarah Brightman entertained her first-ever Christmas livestream concert Sarah Brightman: A Christmas Symphony. Given the overwhelming response, and in celebration of her favorite time of year, Sarah begins a new Christmas tradition this year with her first-ever A Christmas Symphony Tour.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2021
It may be summertime, but it is never too early to make plans for the holidays! Last year, the world's biggest-selling soprano and legendary GRAMMY Award-nominated artist Sarah Brightman entertained her first-ever Christmas livestream concert Sarah Brightman: A Christmas Symphony, and it warmed hearts worldwide as the ultimate holiday event.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 2, 2021
His first of five consecutive No. 1 albums, it lit the spark that paved the way for a neotraditional generation of artists like Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson, Clint Black and many more. 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 9, 2021
Learn more about the season which consists of Puffs, A Very Golden Girls Christmas, Small Mouth Sounds, Bootcandy, and Ruthless!
by Alan Henry - Jul 9, 2021
BroadwayWorld is checking in with theaters around the country as they prepare to reopen this summer. Next in our series we check in with Ogunquit Playhouse's Executive Artistic Director Bradford Kenney.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 30, 2021
“‘Remember Her Name’ is a song for anyone who has ever felt less than, forgotten or up against impossible obstacles,” shares Guyton. “I hope this song is a reminder of the importance of self-worth and the power of persistence and perseverance.”
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2021
This bill would correct an unintended consequence of the 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act which led to tax increases for many performing artists who could no longer deduct the cost of their ordinary and necessary unreimbursed business expenses. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 21, 2021
Snidero took the opportunity to enhance the 2001 tracks in spots, adding the masterful bowed bass of David Finck.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2021
It's 'Christmas in July' at Summer Place Theatre in Naperville!. For the second live production of the summer season, SPT will present A Christmas Carol: A 1940s Radio Show. This isn't like the flashy Broadway musicals or even the typical straight-play format that SPT audiences are used to.
by Tracey Paleo - Jul 14, 2021
“So many of our #dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.” 27-year-old author and Google project manager Brett N. Axler has a real way forward for theater geeks trying to make it in the real world.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2021
Greater Boston Stage Company has announced that they are opening their doors for in-person performances this August! Join The Young Company as they take the stage for Summer Festival 2021 beginning August 5, 2021 and continuing through August 15, 2021.
by Student Blogger: Breanna Ebisch - Jul 12, 2021
In the grand scheme of things, you are the most important. Taking care of yourself should always be the top priority, no matter what. Whether it's going to therapy, setting aside time to do things that make you feel good or even journaling, doing what's best for you is only going to make you feel better going forward.
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 12, 2021
Get a sneak peek of Matilda: The Musical at TheatreSquared in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Even better, the company has added seven additional performances of the show on stage at the brand new Fayetteville Public Library (FPL) Event Center. Matilda: The Musical now will run one additional week, closing on July 25. 
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 1, 2021
For her Pride show at 54 Below, Nicole Vanessa Ortiz brought down the house on a room full of people who were proud to have picked this show to see.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 3, 2021
Continuing to build on the overwhelming positive audience response and critically acclaimed success of its inaugural live-streamed productions of Fully Committed and ANN, Los Altos Stage Company has announced Thom Pain (based on nothing) as the final one-actor production in its current 3-Show Virtual Mini Season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 26, 2021
Gulfshore Playhouse is continuing to garner support for its state-of-the-art Cultural Campus with numerous new multimillion gifts for the Capital Campaign. The new Baker Theatre and Education Center on the Gulfshore Playhouse Cultural Campus will feature two new state-of-the-art theaters.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 26, 2021
Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples' premier professional theater, continues to garner support for its state-of-the-art Cultural Campus with numerous new multimillion gifts for the Capital Campaign.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 23, 2021
Hosted by Lee Lessack and Robert Bannon, The Broadway Cast Reunion Series was created due to the overwhelming success of their Broadway-themed episodes of their 10-month online series “Quarantine, Cabaret and Cocktails.”
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 22, 2021
Lively McCabe Entertainment and CuzBro Productions – the production company founded by Brian Kelley of the multi-platinum, award-winning duo Florida Georgia Line – will world premiere the musical MAY WE ALL in June 2022 as a special presentation of Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Broadway at TPAC series.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 17, 2021
Queer|Art has announce the winner of the third annual Eva Yaa Asantewaa Grant For Queer Women(+) Dance Artists, Shanel Edwards (pronouns: they/them). Edwards will receive a $7,000 cash grant to support the development period of Against a backdrop of horror, the mundane is almost a luxury, an archival choreopoem set to premiere in Summer 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 11, 2021
The Actors Fund and affordable housing developer Thomas Safran & Associates, broke ground on The Hollywood Arts Collective, a $120 million project that will include 151 units of affordable housing for artists, the Glorya Kaufman Theater, rehearsal studios, non-profit arts office space and a new home for The Actors Fund Western Region Headquarters.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2021
Following acclaimed, sold-out live-streamed and on-demand runs, Hymn will be broadcast on Sky Arts on Sunday 18 April 9pm.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 23, 2021
After eight sold out movies last fall, The Grand is thrilled to announce the return of their Drive-In Cinema at Bellevue State Park. The series will begin on May 1 with five movie musicals announced.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 23, 2021
This is the first live album since 2017 for the band that has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide and is famous for classic hits such as ‘Carry On Wayward Son’ and ‘Dust in the Wind,’ to progressive epics like ‘Song for America.’
by Stephi Wild - Apr 18, 2021
Cortland Repertory Theatre has announced plans for their “49th 1/2” annual summer season in 2021. Nine live productions, including concerts, children's theatre, and a drive-thru “theatrical experience” are planned from July 8 – August 24. 
by Stephi Wild - Apr 18, 2021
Iconic Australian singer, storyteller and First Nations leader Archie Roach AM is bringing his final national tour to Adelaide for a special concert in Her Majesty's Theatre on July 16.
by Fran Thomas - Apr 17, 2021
Broadway Palm is blurbing A Bronx Tale as a combination of Jersey Boys and West Side Story. Huh? I wasn't quite sure what I was about to see.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 15, 2021
KIIA is fresh off his well-received last single “Around the Globe” sponsored by Toronto Raptors’ Player Norman Powell and his videos have garnered over 2 million hits worldwide.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 15, 2021
On the WE’RE NOT FOR EVERYONE TOUR, fans can expect to hear the band’s six GRAMMY-nominated singles including No. 1 Platinum-Certified hit “Stay A Little Longer” and rowdy Top 10 Platinum-Certified hit “It Ain’t My Fault.'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 15, 2021
The Morris Museum has announced its return to regular opening hours, beginning Wednesday, April 14. Opening hours for the general public will be 11:00AM – 5:00PM, Wednesday through Sunday.