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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

New York Theater: SHOWING UP (The Civilians) by Gregory Bernard

Coming up on April 16, the New York Theater Company The Civilians is presenting Showing Up, a free live streamed evening of music and performance inspired by photographer Accra Shepp’s p…

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Theater Concert: SUTTON FOSTER: BRING ME TO LIGHT (New York City Center) by Gregory Bernard

FOSTERING IN THE LIGHT New York City Center is offering a new digital program which was filmed live: Sutton Foster|Bring Me to Light. Foster does one mean concert, and now she’s taking ove…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 08:46PM
Sunday, April 4, 2021

Virtual Theater: THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!) (York Theater Company Fundraiser) by Gregory Bernard

The York Theatre Company has announced an all-star cast for its upcoming virtual benefit presentation of The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!). The event will raise funds to help the York …

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 10:18PM
Saturday, April 3, 2021

Off-Broadway: A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK (Virtual Benefit) by Gregory Bernard

The Off-Broadway musical, A Letter to Harvey Milk, presented at Theatre Row in 2018, will be presented as a benefit online beginning April 22-25, 2021, featuring members of the original cast…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 10:31PM
Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Theater: BROADWAY BY THE YEAR (Town Hall’s 2021 Series) by Gregory Bernard

A group of Suffragists’ fight for the 19th Amendment led them to build a meeting space to educate people on the important issues of the day. During its construction, the 19th Amendment was…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 05:50PM

NYC Theater: ISLANDS OF CONTENTMENT & CAPRICORN 29 (The Tank) by Gregory Bernard

Founded in 2003, The Tank is an Obie Award-winning, multi-disciplinary non-profit arts presenter and producer, which provides a home in NYC to emerging artists working across all discipline…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 05:50PM
Monday, March 29, 2021

Theater: BLACK FEMINIST VIDEO GAME (The Civilians) by Gregory Bernard

GAME ON! Tech expertise and artistic innovation come together for a groundbreaking online theatrical experience: The Civilians’ digital premiere production of Black Feminist Video Game b…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 11:58PM

Theater: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE (Original Lincoln Center Production on Broadway World, Free) by Gregory Bernard

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike NOW STREAMING Through April 11, 2021 Register now to receive an email with the show link. Use code VANYAFREE to stream FREE! Lincoln Center Theater’s…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 09:22PM
Friday, March 26, 2021

Dance / Music: SOCIAL DISTANCE HALL (Park Avenue Armory) by Gregory Bernard

AT A DISTANCE CLOSE UP Park Avenue Armory launches its Social Distance Hall with a season of new commissions of dance, music, and theater created by artists during and in response to the pa…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 09:05PM
Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Exhibit: IT GOES SO FAST: OUR TOWN BY HIRSCHFELD (with podcast guest-curated by author Howard Sherman) by Gregory Bernard

The new virtual exhibition It Goes So Fast: Our Town by Hirschfeld is now open. Guest-curated by Howard Sherman, author of the book, Another Day’s Begun: Thornton Wilder’s Our Town in th…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 08:40AM
Friday, March 19, 2021

Theater: NY POPSUP (Various Locations in New York) by Gregory Bernard

NY’s Governor Cuomo has announced the long-awaited return of live indoor performance across New York State beginning April 2, 2021 with the reopening of a significant number of Flexible Ve…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 02:30PM
Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Theater: JERICHO (New Normal Rep) by Gregory Bernard

New Normal Rep (NNR), a new streaming theater company dedicated to producing reflective and inclusive plays, launches this week with its inaugural production: Jericho by Jack Canfora. Dire…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 09:15PM
Friday, March 5, 2021

Theater: LIGHTS ON THE RADIO TOWER: A ROCK MUSICAL (Five OHM Productions and Indie Theatrical) by Gregory Bernard

A new musical starring Carrie Manolakos (Mamma Mia!) and Max Sangerman (Smokey Joe’s Café), Lights on the Radio Tower, will stream on Five OHM TV beginning today, Friday, March 5, 2021, …

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TO AIR ON LIZA’S BIRTHDAY FRIDAY, MARCH 12 AT 8pm ET EXCLUSIVELY ON STELLAR In honor of the legendary Liza Minnelli on her 75th Birthday, a star-studded cast will take part in a spec…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 07:53PM
Thursday, December 17, 2020

New York Theater: SIGNATURE THEATRE’S 2021-2022 SEASON (Resident Playwrights’ Productions) by Gregory Bernard

Signature Theatre Announces Resident Playwrights’ Productions for 2021–2022 Season Signature Theatre’s 2021–22 Season looks amazing, and would water any theatregoer’s mouth, especi…

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Monday, December 14, 2020

Broadway Preview: AMERICAN UTOPIA (David Byrne and Band) by Gregory Bernard

BRINGING BACK BYRNE Talking Heads superstar David Byrne brings his acclaimed rock spectacle American Utopia back to Broadway beginning Friday, September 17, 2021, and tickets are now on sal…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 09:31PM

Theater Preview: A CHRISTMAS CAROL (Summoners Ensemble Theatre at the Merchant’s House) by Gregory Bernard

WHAT? THE DICKENS! Nothing can keep a good Carol down. Beginning December 18, 2020, Summoners Ensemble Theatre’s A Christmas Carol at the Merchant’s house will indeed return for its 8th …

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 09:31PM
Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Theater: WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL (2020 Season) by Gregory Bernard

PRICK UP YOUR EARS It’s been said that radio is the invisible medium that has the greatest effect in stimulating the imagination of listeners, especially when it is a dramatization (versus…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 07:14PM
Saturday, October 31, 2020


OFF BROADWAY THEATERS AND COMEDY CLUB OWNERS WILL TAKE THEIR CASE TO COURT ON NOVEMBER 12 Catherine Russell, owner of New York’s Theater Center at 50th and Broadway does pose an interestin…

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Theater Preview: LIES (LAB Theater in Ybor City [Tampa], FL by Gregory Bernard

LIES ALL AROUND US Tampa, Florida’s LAB Theater Project is taking to the stage live (yes, live) with the world premiere of Jerry Slaff’s award-winning play Lies, running November 5-22, …

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 03:55PM
Sunday, October 11, 2020

Theater Preview: AIN’T TOO PROUD LIVESTREAM EVENT (Whoopi Goldberg, Otis Williams, and cast members of Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of t by Gregory Bernard

GET PROUD Starting October 13, 2020, at 7pm ET, catch an exclusive virtual event hosted by Whoopi Goldberg featuring performances from the Broadway musical Ain’t Too Proud – The Life an…

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Off-Broadway Theater Preview: VOYEUR: THE WINDOWS OF TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (Bated Breath Theatre Company) by Gregory Bernard

A TOULOUSE TO LOOSEN YOU UP Beginning September 30, Bated Breath Theatre Company will present VOYEUR: THE WINDOWS OF TOULOUSE-LAUTREC, a pandemic-friendly theatrical walking tour conceived a…

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Theater Preview: STARS IN THE HOUSE (200th Episode) by Gregory Bernard


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Sunday, September 6, 2020

Theater Preview: BROADWAY PROFILES WITH TAMSEN FADAL (WPIX in NYC) by Gregory Bernard

BROADWAY PROFILES WITH TAMSEN FADAL The newest episode of Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal — premiering on WPIX-TV Sunday, September 6 at 6:00pm EST — will feature segments on Diana…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 04:26PM
Saturday, August 8, 2020

Theater Review: CRUSH (No Puppet Co.) by Gregory Bernard

WORLD PREMIERE OF PUPPET PLAY, CRUSH, FINALLY GETS ITS DUE No Puppet Co. is offering the World Premiere of CRUSH, an ingenious, fun video puppet play presented in six parts and released i…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 06:49PM
Thursday, July 30, 2020

Theater and Music Feature: COMPOSERS AND LYRICISTS | THE ARTISTS CHANNEL (Broadway on Demand) by Gregory Bernard

CHECK OUT THESE SONGSMITHS Broadway On Demand, the new theater-focused streaming platform, announces the launch of The Artist Channels, a new section of the platform devoted to musical thea…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 03:58PM
Sunday, June 21, 2020

Theater Preview: BEETHOVEN — LIVE FROM FLORENCE (Hershey Felder) by Gregory Bernard

BEETHOVEN TO APPEAR LIVE IN YOUR HOME Dramatizing Dr. Gerhard von Breuning’s factual memoir, Aus dem Schwarzspanierhaus (Out of the House of Black-Robed Spaniards, Beethoven’s last resi…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 04:22PM
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Theater Review: JULIA SWEENEY: OLDER AND WIDER (Geffen Playhouse) by Gregory Bernard

OUR LOVELY FRIEND RETURNS AT LAST I have never seen Julia Sweeney on film or television. Okay, almost never: there’s Pulp Fiction and Stuart Little. Yet while Sweeney is notable for …

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Saturday, January 19, 2019

CD Review: GOLDSTEIN (Original Off-Broadway Cast) by Gregory Bernard

PANNING FOR GOLDSTEIN You have to glean the plot from the songs, because the synopsis for Charlie Schulman’s libretto for Goldstein, an Off-Broadway musical that closed in July, 2018, …

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 12:54AM
Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Off Broadway Theater Review: CRANE STORY (The Cherry Lane Theatre) by Gregory Bernard

ARCANE CRANE Jen Silverman’s Crane Story borrows storytelling stage conventions from both east and west.  A raised empty platform acts as the main acting area surrounded by wooden panelin…

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Sunday, August 28, 2011

Off Broadway Theater Review: HERO – THE MUSICAL (David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center) by Gregory Bernard

KOREAN BROADWAY (SORT OF) Hero: The Musical starts off with a bang.  Literally.  Several loud gunshots tear holes into the front curtain, which cinematically transforms into a stellar Big …

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