Thursday, May 19, 2022

Long Reach Long Riders Charity Motorcycle Ride Kicks off June 18 by Debi Moen

The start of the 19th annual Long Reach Long Rider charity motorcycle ride is only a month away, but there’s still time to offer support. The ride, which has been dubbed the Blue Ridge Ram…

SOURCE: PLSN at 04:51PM
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

2022 Outer Critics Circle Awards Announced by Lauren Yarger

SIX: Abby Mueller (Jane Seymour), Samantha Pauly (Katherine Howard), Adrianna Hicks (Catherine of Aragon), Andrea Macasaet (Anne Boleyn), Brittney Mack (Anna of Cleves) and Anna Uzele (Cathe…

SOURCE: reflectionsinthelight.blogspot.com at 10:53AM
Monday, May 16, 2022

IT’S TONY SEASON by Ron Fassler

Harold Prince, victorious with Tony #20 for “Showboat,” with Gregory Hines (1995).Now that the 2022 Tony Awards nominations have been announced and campaigning is in full swing, as usua…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 08:53AM
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Shades of Blue/ Warrior Queens review – compelling and contemporary by Sarah Crompton

Sadlers’s Wells, LondonFear and intimidation play out in the Matsena brothers’ raw, impassioned new work, while Julia Cheng’s female warriors strike a pose Julia Cheng’s choreography…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:24AM
Friday, May 13, 2022

Tony-Nominated Revival of for colored girls Extends Performances Through June 5 by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway audiences have more time to catch the Tony-nominated revival of Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf. The production, which a…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:48PM
Thursday, May 12, 2022

Tony-Nominated Revival of for colored girls Extends Performances Through June by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway audiences have more time to catch the Tony-nominated revival of Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf. The production, which a…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:33PM
Sunday, May 8, 2022

Matsena Productions / House of Absolute review – intense, raw dance by Lyndsey Winship

Sadler’s Wells, London This double bill brings a dramatic response to racial harassment and an affirmation of female power. Together, they showcase the vibrant talent in these two British …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:18AM
Saturday, May 7, 2022

In Praise of "A Case for the Existence of God" by Jan Simpson

Samuel D. Hunter’s A Case for the Existence of God has been almost universally adored by the critics. And the play, which has just been extended at Signature Theatre through May 22, deserv…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 12:07PM
Friday, May 6, 2022

LITTLE GIRL BLUE Extends Run At New World Stages

Little Girl Blue announced it will extend its run at the New World Stages through May 29th.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:06PM
Thursday, May 5, 2022

Remembering Richard Schaal by Trav S.D.

Of course, to remember Richard “Dick” Schaal (1928-2014) you’d have to register who he was. I recall him well from the MTM shows of the ’70s, a comic actor with rugged good looks, ma…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 09:54AM
Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Revival of Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls to Close on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

The Broadway revival of Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf will play its final performance at the Booth Theatre on May 22. Directed …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:54PM

Celebrate The Opening of POTUS With Photos From The Blue Carpet by Heather Gershonowitz

Selina Fillinger's new play hosted a gala opening at The Shubert Theatre May 1.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:06PM
Monday, May 2, 2022

Photos: Inside POTUS' Opening Night Starry Blue Carpet Arrivals

 Just yesterday, Selina Fillinger's new Broadway comedy POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, officially celebrated its opening gala at the Shubert…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:28PM

Photos: POTUS Cast Walks the Blue Carpet for Opening Gala Celebration

Just yesterday, Selina Fillinger's new Broadway comedy POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, officially celebrated its opening gala at the Shubert T…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:25PM
Sunday, May 1, 2022

Screenwriter Abi Morgan: ‘I am absolutely the same, but profoundly changed’ by Rachel Cooke

The acclaimed creator of The Split and The Iron Lady has endured three gruelling years of loss and illness. Now she’s written it all up, and it reads like a thriller The screenwriter Abi M…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:03PM

May 27, 2022: Blue Wave Reunion @ Laurie Beechman by David Sabella

STEPHEN HANKS, PRODUCER & HOST OF THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED 2018 CABARET VARIETY SERIES BLUE WAVE 2018 & THE VOTING RIGHTS SHOW 2020, PRESENT BLUE WAVE REUNION 2022: SAVE OUR DEMOCRAC…

SOURCE: www.cabarethotspot.com at 01:00AM
Friday, April 29, 2022

June 8, 2022: Carol Lipnik: “Blue Forest” @ Joe’s Pub by David Sabella

SINGER/SONGWRITER CAROL LIPNIK CELEBRATES NEW EP “BLUE FOREST” WITH SPECIAL CONCERT AT JOE’S PUB ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8 ALBUM AVAILABLE FRIDAY, MAY 20 “One of New York’s most invent…

SOURCE: www.cabarethotspot.com at 08:23PM
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

FringeArts presents the fourth annual Blue Heaven Comedy Festival by Melissa Strong

FringeArts celebrates the best and most exciting alternative comedy, including headliner and Blue Heaven and SNL alum Sarah Squirm. Melissa Strong previews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:25PM

Queenie Van De Zandt in BLUE: THE SONGS OF JONI MITCHELL touring nationally by Aussie Theatre

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Joni Mitchell’s landmark album BLUE, renowned cabaret chanteuse Queenie van de Zandt, brings the

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 12:23PM
Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Lehman Trilogy, Kimberly Akimbo, Harmony Lead Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations by Lauren Yarger

  The Lehman Trilogy, Harmony and Kimberly Akimbo lead nominations for the The Outer Critics Circle Awards honoring the 2021-2022 Broadway and Off-Broadway season. The Lehman Trilogy, …

SOURCE: reflectionsinthelight.blogspot.com at 02:32PM

Who’s Who in Blue Heaven in 2022 by Jack Brummett

By Jack Brummett Blue Heaven Comedy Festival returns with hilarious performers and entertaining acts. FringeArt’s lineup this year will have you holding your sides and gasping for breath b…

SOURCE: fringearts.com at 02:14PM

Cabaret- Music Updates by Sandi Durell

CAROL LIPNIK — the spellbinding, wistfully-humorous singer and songwriter called an “ethereal vocal phenomenon” (The New York Times) — will celebrate her second new major recording…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 08:29AM
Monday, April 25, 2022

Review: 'Blue,' an opera about police violence, rings hollow in Pittsburgh by Jeremy Reynolds / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The opera wades into one of America's most sensitive current topics and engages an a primarily emotional level. I didn't find it compelling.

SOURCE: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at 03:05PM
Thursday, April 21, 2022

Grimeboy review – a pair of battling MCs become allies by Arifa Akbar

Birmingham RepCasey Bailey’s moving, emotionally honest grime musical grows in power and has its own poetic, street-smart presence Grimeboy starts off with a deceptive lightness as a comin…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:12PM
Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Northlight Theatre announces 2022-23 season, including ‘The Porch’ with Appalachian music and a new holiday ‘Pemberley’ play by Doug George

Northlight Theatre's coming season kicks off with a blue collar comedy and also includes "Andy Warhol in Iran."

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 01:00PM

Celebrate Opening Night of Broadway's for colored girls with This First Look by Lindsey Sullivan

The Broadway revival of Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf officially opens at the Booth Theatre on April 20, and here is a first loo…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:12PM
Friday, April 15, 2022

Queen Lear review – all-female acting troupe do a village Shakespeare by Phuong Le

This heartwarming documentary about local villagers touring rural Turkey is full of transformative encounters and communal enjoyment In the opening scenes of Pelin Esmer’s heartwarming doc…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:36AM
Thursday, April 14, 2022

Announcing the 2022-2023 Washington National Opera Season by The Kennedy Center

Washington National Opera brings a thrilling season of grand, full scale opera—featuring Verdi’s Il trovatore, Richard Strauss’s Elektra, Tesori and Thompson’s Blue, Puccini’s La b…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:33PM

Black Swan State Theatre Company of WA and The Blue Room Theatre presents TOAST by Aussie Theatre

The childhood home is up for sale. Three sisters are left adrift and grappling with the sudden loss of their

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 03:35AM
Tuesday, April 12, 2022

I Interview Playwrights Part 1110: Steve Harper by Adam Szymkowicz

Steve Harper Hometown:  I was born in Brooklyn, NY. And we lived there (in Fort Greene) until I was 5. I grew up on Long Island. Current Town:  I currently live in Inglewood, CA - which i…

SOURCE: ADAM SZYMKOWICZ at 01:59PM

Chicago Celebrates Red Buckets' Return by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ traditional in-theater red bucket fundraising makes its long-awaited return this spring. Companies of Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring shows …

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:33PM