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What We Wanted - 2017 - Off-Broadway

Set in a small college town in Ohio, What We Wanted is a new play about a three-person marriage struggling to stay intact as forces inside and out tear it apart. Julian is a professor, whose sexual relationship with his mentee causes strife as she files a suit for misconduct. Agnes receives a promotion to become editor of the magazine she works for but must move away from her family in order to accept. Sally helps her daughter's boyfriend, Dale, study for the GED, but crosses boundaries with the frail young man and Reggie exacts revenge on her mother for abandoning her to live with Agnes and Julian.

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Clurman Theater

(New York, NY)
410 West 42nd Street
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by Stephen Mosher - Sep 21, 2020
The authors of a new book about the art of singing in clubs have a lot to say about working together, writing an epic, and whether or not life is a cabaret
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 15, 2020
The deputy general director of a??la Caixaa?? Banking Foundation, Elisa Durán, conductor Gustavo Dudamel, and the founder of Igor Studio and project director Igor Cortadellas, announce Symphony, an immersive virtual reality experience that aims to bring the transcendent beauty of classical music to all audiences.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 6, 2020
SAVE ME TOO is the second season of the award-winning thriller SAVE ME, which is currently streaming on Peacock.
by Eleni Cashell - Nov 30, 2020
Alex James Ellison, co-writer of the award-nominated show Fiver, chats about its online revival and what's next for this smash-hit show.
by Constance Drugeot - Nov 26, 2020
The Pin Duo, Ben Ashenden and Alex Owen talk to us about their debut play The Comeback coming to the West end this December! After making a name for themselves with their many sketches and comedy shows at the Edinburg Fringe, they went on to tackle a new challenge: a comedy play! They spoke to us about the show.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 16, 2020
With Christmas just around the corner, the Country Music Association has revealed performers for its annual holiday special, “CMA Country Christmas.” Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Lady A, Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Thomas Rhett, and Darius Rucker with Lindsey Stirling will take the stage for a spirited night of festive classics.
by Debbie Gilpin - Nov 15, 2020
As the series draws to a close, completing 40 shows within eight months, actor and director Robert Myles looks back on the successes of The Show Must Go Online and the rise of Zoom theatre. The Tempest ​​​​​​​will be the final show in the Shakespeare series that began at the end of March.
by Laura Jones - Nov 11, 2020
Earlier this year Jamie Morton, co-creator of popular podcast My Dad Wrote a Porno, was touring North America when the live shows were shut down due to COVID-19. Outside of the podcast world, Morton also co-runs a musical comedy cabaret night in London called Round to Rita’s.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 7, 2021
The Arkansas CMA-nominated singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist releases 'Givin' A Damn (Don't Go With My Outfit)' on May 7th, 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2021
An evocative and visually stunning film, 'Savior' plays out over some of the most well-known political speeches in American history from presidents such as Jimmy Carter and Lyndon B. Johnson, and uses dance, chiaroscuro lighting, and powerful symbolism to illustrate America's unending cycle of violence, oppression, and inequality.
by Stage Tube - May 5, 2020
Netflix has shared the official trailer for the new comedy, Space Force, starring Steve Carell!
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 21, 2020
James Vincent McMorrow returns today with the official music video for his first new music in three years, “Headlights,” available now on Sony Music U.K./RCA Records. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2021
Christy Altomare has just released her newest album, 'Wandering Bird', which features personal songs about her life written over the last ten years. We spoke with Altomare about bringing her new album to life, the inspiration behind the songs, her songwriting process, and much more!
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 11, 2020
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, the Oakland-based band fronted by singer and songwriter Thao Nguyen, debut the new video for “Pure Cinema” from their upcoming album Temple (due this coming Friday, May 15 on Ribbon Music) today
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 6, 2020
Beloved Madrid band Hinds recently announced their glorious beast of a third album, The Prettiest Curse, which will be released on April 3rd on Mom + Pop, and today they share another new single off the record. Following the previously released “Riding Solo” and 'Good Bad Times,”  “Come Back And Love Me<3” is a tender and romantic, Spanish-guitar driven track. Listen to the song below and read more about it from the band below. 
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 5, 2020
Boston Manor give us two new tastes of their forthcoming album, GLUE which sees its release May 1 via Pure Noise Records. First up is 'Ratking' debuted with Revolver who call it, 'biting, anthemic'. The single refers to a phenomenon that occurs when several rats' tails become intertwined and they get stuck. This causes them to struggle harder which only makes the knot tighter; eventually they're unable to move and they die.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 4, 2020
Neck Deep are proud to announce their biggest UK headline tour to date, for September 2020! The band who last Friday announced their fourth album, 'All Distortions Are Intentional', have announced a six date run that boasts two nights in Manchester and Glasgow, at the o2 Victoria Warehouse and Barrowland Ballroom respectively, a show in their native Wales at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena, before culminating at London's Alexandra Palace.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 3, 2021
From impactful anthems like “Suffer” to the more laid-back vibes of “Moonflower,” the eleven song collection ensures that there’s a little something for everybody on it. T
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 24, 2021
Junaco share the origin story and inspirations for their new song: “When we were writing the new tunes, we were listening to a lot of Amo Amo, Big Thief, Rodrigo Amarante, Sam Evian, Broncho & Hannah Cohen. The writing style of 'Weight of the World' was inspired a lot by Mike Viola's record 'The American Egypt.''
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2020
The League of Professional Theatre Women (Shellen Lubin and Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been championing women in the professional theatre for more than three decades, has announced that one of their co-founders, Julia Miles, passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, following a long illness.
by Chris Struck - Mar 2, 2020
After seeing her show at 54 Below, Chris Struck set up an interview with Helen Park to discuss KPOP, a high energy musical destined for Broadway!
by Josephine Tuso-Key - Mar 11, 2021
They say necessity is the mother of invention. This is especially true for artisans during the pandemic. One of the oldest art forms, opera, like so many other art forms has shifted and evolved as a result of the current climate. Atlanta Opera is no exception. When you go to their webpage, you’ll find a new widget at the top labeled STREAM. Once you click on that, you’ll see a drop-down: WHAT’S ON. Click on that, and you’ll find Orfano Mundo, a visual and auditory treat. For only $15 a month or $99 a year, patrons will have all access to ATL Opera’s streaming service. 
by Cindy Marcolina - Jun 26, 2020
Nottingham-based theatre company Chronic Insanity are pioneering a new genre with a brand new approach to theatre. Way before the pandemic started, they were experimenting with digital theatre, creating shows that suit the latest technological advances and modernise the medium. We had a chat about what it means to make digital theatre, their upcoming shows, and the natural change in audiences.
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 25, 2021
Last summer, when live entertainment everywhere came to a screeching halt, two of the world's most beloved drag queens were looking ahead... to the holidays.
by David Bravos - Jun 23, 2021
The first ever Perth International Cabaret Festival has taken over His Majesty’s Theatre and is currently in full swing with a blockbuster line up of performers. Artistic director Michael Griffiths took a break from his crowded schedule to chat about how the festival is going and what he has in mind for the upcoming shows and the festival overall.
by Lindsay Kruger - Jun 16, 2020
With just over a week to go until this year's Virtual National Arts Festival, creatives across the country are having to find ways to showcase their work digitally. Faeron Wheeler behind the production company F Creations discusses how three of their productions are preparing to be on screens at 2020's vFringe.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2021
Fools of Another Nature is an original clown show that follows three fools through a normal day at home as they meet imaginary friends, sleep beside enormous monsters, and fall in love with inanimate objects.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 6, 2020
The first time the a?oeWild Woman of the Harpa?? strutted onto the Grand Rapids Symphony's stage, the audience was electrified.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 24, 2020
All Distortions Are Intentional, the biggest and boldest step yet in the creative evolution of UK-rockers Neck Deep, is finally available to stream and purchase today via Hopeless Records at http://smarturl.it/NDADAI.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 22, 2020
On September 18th, Sheehan will release his third full-length album, Postcards from the Country on Half Moon Records.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 17, 2020
a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Aarti Neharsh's debut short film produced by Green Chutney Films, The Song We Sang, is a love story of two women featuring Serena Walia and Ayushi Gupta, will have its India Premiere at 11th edition of Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 16, 2021
“As you are now so once were we” is a thought-provoking display of 48 portraits painted onto the glass of the bus station as a touching tribute to the people of Warrington, the impact they have had on their town, and the role our town played in their lives.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 4, 2021
Residence/Centricity Music’s cinematic, alternative-pop duo Apollo LTD blurs the horizon between organic music and electronic soundscapes on its sophomore LP Nothing is Ordinary, Everything is Beautiful releasing Feb. 5.
by Tory Gates - Jan 20, 2020
'The blues have always been an influence on every style of music, and the widening of the door is letting more things through. I think it's a good thing, the more variety and different options you have can only lead to better and better music.'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 20, 2020
In 2018, Elmhurst Ballet School, the vocational school in association with Birmingham Royal Ballet, championed their home city of Birmingham in a photographic campaign that presented students dancing in and around Brum. Two years later and a brand new campaign, Surpass Your Potential: Train at Elmhurst Ballet School, celebrates the diversity, individuality and talent of Elmhurst students from across its Lower and Upper Schools.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 15, 2020
With a full roster of talented performers on deck and raring to go, the live, local variety show 'Enkyklios' is coming in hot for it's sophomore season at the venerable Catherine Cummings Theatre in Cazenovia, NY.
by Fiona Scott - Jan 14, 2020
Jon Robyns most recently had Hamilton audiences in stitches as King George III. Having played the roles of Marius, Enjoras, and, in his own words, the a?oedefinitive rolea?? of Factory Worker #3, he is now the resident Jean Valjean in Les Misérables at the newly renovated Sondheim Theatre. Robyns spoke to BroadwayWorld about returning to the show.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 10, 2020
Nashville indie rockers Colony House have shared their new single 'Where I'm From', accompanied by a music video directed by Jon Steingard and Colony House's Caleb Chapman. The track is taken from their upcoming third studio album Leave What's Lost Behind, out January 24th, which can be pre-ordered here.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 4, 2020
Today the beloved Madrid-born and bred quartet Hinds announce their glorious beast of a third album, The Prettiest Curse. On this new record, Hinds take a quantum leap forward as a band and shrug off any remaining lo-fi accusations, finally harnessing the full extent of their pop prowess and unleashing songs which sound bigger, bolder, and more complex than anything they have done before, while still remaining true to their girl-gang, garage rock roots. “We have this incredible job, but it's really transformed the way we live,” says Carlotta Cosials, explaining the album title. “We know we're not going to stop, so we've decided to embrace it—to see this curse as something pretty.” Featuring songs performed in Hinds' native tongue for the first time, The Prettiest Curse was produced by Jenn Decliveo and is positively bursting with life, finding Hinds at their very best yet. Pre-order The Prettiest Curse, out April 3rd via Hinds' long-time label home Mom + Pop, HERE. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 18, 2021
Co-founded by Colin Young of Twitching Tongues and vocalist/Ring Of Honor professional wrestler Brody King, God's Hate set out to re-establish the mantle of hardness created by East Coast HC titans Merauder, Hatebreed, and the seminal Troy-core scene of the late '80s and early '90s. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 1, 2021
​​​​​​​The American Opera Project announces the creation of the AOP Artistic Advisory Council, composed of artists and innovators from the world of opera and beyond who contribute their time and wise counsel to advance the mission of The American Opera Project. Council members offer their unique ideas and personal insight to the AOP Staff and Board of Directors, mentor creative teams in the development stage, and serve on panels selecting AOP works and artists. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 7, 2020
Brennin Hunt, known to Broadway audiences as the first replacement of Edward in 'Pretty Woman' and Roger Davis from the 2019 FOX production of 'Rent: Live,' recently released his new mental health-centric single, 'Heaven's on the Way.'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 18, 2020
The Iceland-based Danish musician, ZAAR (the solo project of Sara Flindt) will premiere the music video for Homesick on Sunday, December 20 at 10am EST on YouTube.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 12, 2020
David Hein and Irene Sankoff, the Tony-nominated husband and wife creators of Come From Away, are back with a new venture! Partnering with Destination Canada, the creative duo penned an original song, 'This is Canada Nice', celebrating Canada's beauty, generosity, and diversity.
by Student Blogger: Holden Childress - Aug 14, 2020
The start of a new school year is officially upon us, bringing to an end this weird, long and drawn out period of online schooling.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 13, 2020
Following an unrelenting wave of new music this summer, today powerhouse Canadian rock duo Crown Lands unveil their self-titled debut album with Universal Music Canada. 
by Stephi Wild - Apr 7, 2020
According to The OC Register, Cal State Fullerton has moved its auditions online due to the current health crisis.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 6, 2020
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, the Oakland-based band fronted by singer and songwriter Thao Nguyen, is now debuting the new video for the track “Phenom.” Shot entirely via Zoom video conferencing software in the midst of the California's Stay At Home order, the video was filmed without any of the collaborators ever being in the same room together.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 27, 2021
She continues: “So we explored combining the old elements that we identified most with us back in the day, the sass and hectic weird nature and played around with pairing that with more melody and emotion and I think this track is indicative of that evolution of us as a band as well as reclaiming our identity.”
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2021
Amas Musical Theatre today announced the recipients of the third Eric H. Weinberger Award for Emerging Librettists. Gabe Caruso and Sangwoo ‘Simon’ Lee, 2020 graduates of the NYU Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program, were selected for their full-length musical SETTLE DOWN: A New Hip Hop Musical.