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Toronto Fringe Announces Next Stage Theatre Festival 2022
December 09, 2021
Toronto Fringe has announced exciting and expansive programming as part of the 2022 Next Stage Theatre Festival, taking place January 19-30, 2022 at the Ada Slaight Hall at Daniels Spectrum in Toronto. This will be the first time that Toronto Fringe has been able to present in-person offerings since January 2020.
BlackLight Community to Present 2021 Holiday Concert
December 09, 2021
BlackLight Community's will present their annual variety show called the 2021 Holiday concert. This variety show will be held at WOW Cafe Theatre in New York, New York on Friday, DECEMBER 17th, 2021 at 7:30 pm EST doors open at 7 pm.
The Nomadic Release New Single 'Grand Mistakes'
December 08, 2021
Australian guitarist and singer/songwriter Robert Gaylard brings a unique perspective and vision when it comes to creating music. His inspiration and passion for starting The Nomadic began early on as a child after traveling to many countries like Myanmar (formerly Burma), Singapore and the Solomon Islands.
BWW REVIEW: Heaped To The Brim With Heart And Humor, The Absurdity Of Traditional Pantomime Is Given An Australian Makeover For A Grown Up Audience in THE BOOMKAK PANTO
November 29, 2021
Drawing on the absurd live performance genre of pantomimes, Writer, Co-Director and performer Virginia Gay’s latest work is the hilarious and heartwarming THE BOOMKAK PANTO.
Victory Gardens Continues Ignite Chicago Readings With Two New Plays This December
November 17, 2021
Victory Gardens Theater presents two Ignite Chicago readings in December 2021. Tokens of Promise, by Ada A. and directed by Sydney Chatman, on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 3pm in partnership with ABJ Community Services/ABJ Arts, located at Trinity Episcopal Church, 125 E. 26th St, Chicago, and The Bottoming Process, by Nicholas Pilapil and directed by Hutch Pimentel, on Friday, December 10, 2021 at 7pm, in the Richard Christiansen Theater at Victory Gardens, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave in Chicago.
Jennifer Sanchez Joins Chandler Cultural Foundation Board
November 01, 2021
Jennifer Sanchez, Intel's Arizona Community Affairs Manager, has joined the Chandler Cultural Foundation Board, which provides oversight for the Chandler Center for the Arts (CCA). Intel has a long relationship with Chandler Center for the Arts, with company employees serving on the Chandler Cultural Foundation Board since the Center's inception in 1989.
Corrib Theatre Announces New Artistic Director
October 19, 2021
A theater scholar and maker, Nakase lived in Ireland for ten years before moving to Portland in 2019. She received her PhD in race and Irish performance at the National University of Ireland, Galway and currently teaches at Portland State University. She is also the co‑editor of the two‑volume edited collection The Golden Thread: Irish Women Playwrights, 1716-2016, published by Liverpool University Press.
PrideArts Fall Film Festival To Feature 32 Short Films November 1-29
October 15, 2021
PrideArts today announced a film festival of 32 short films from nine countries. The unusually diverse selection of films was chosen by a PrideArts panel that reviewed hundreds of submissions.
The Ballard Institute Presents 'Exhibiting Racism In Museums' Puppet Forum
October 07, 2021
For its second installment of the 2021 Fall Puppet Forum Series, and in conjunction with the Puppetry’s Racial Reckoning exhibition, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will host “Exhibiting Racism in Museums” with professor William F. Condee and puppeteer and museum educator Schroeder Cherry.
UA TALKS X Kansallisteatteri: The Future of the Stage - an Art Discussion
October 05, 2021
UA Talks X Kansis is an 'Artist café and discussion club open to all', an event organized by Urban Apa. This time it was located at Vallila's Kansallisteatteri, Finnish National Theatre. I took part as an audience member (later as a questioner) and now want to share some bits of the evening's discussions on art, theatre, collective and institutions - the fears and dreams of them.
San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company Honors U.S Park Services Ranger In New Roots Theatre Festival
October 04, 2021
Ninety-nine and counting until Wednesday, September 22nd when The U.S. National Park Services' oldest Park Ranger, Betty Reid Soskin (Rosie Riveter World War II Home Front Historical Park) turns 100 years old and the San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company continues to pay tribute with rehearsals for 'Sign My Name to Freedom: The Unheard Songs of Betty Reid Soskin.'
Rita Moreno Talks WEST SIDE STORY Remake, Her New Documentary and More on AWARDS CHATTER Podcast
October 02, 2021
Living legend Rita Moreno stops by 'Awards Chatter' podcast to chat about her life in the industry. On Tuesday, October 5 (9 pm), PBS will air American Masters - Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It.
Mary Ramsey Releases New LGBTQ Fiction / Romance Novel COVEN OF ANGELS
September 02, 2021
Author Mary Ramsey has announced the upcoming release of her new LGBTQ fiction / romance novel, Coven of Angels. Released on August 31, 2021, the book is already receiving rave reviews from readers and reviewers.
Student Blog: Color-Blind Casting and Asians on Stage
September 01, 2021
As early as my sophomore year in college, I began to itemize a list of possible topics for my thesis. I was not looking forward to the whole thesis writing bit. However, things lightened up a bit as soon as I started to think of titles which I felt would excite me the most and therefore make my work easier. I came up with color-blind casting.
DARE Drops New Single 'Violation of Trust'
August 16, 2021
From a lyrical perspective, Against All Odds is a profoundly personal record for vocalist Angel Garcia that finds him facing up to the brutality that minorities have increasingly have faced in America in recent years.