Saturday, January 22, 2022

Neil Simon’s ‘The Dinner Party’ serves delicious fun at Vienna Theatre Company by Terry Byrne

It’s a full course in farce and dramedy by the wisecracking icon.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:44PM

ABT x NYU Master’s Degree by American Ballet Theatre

New York University and American Ballet Theatre partner to offer the original graduate program in dance education! Follow ABT Director of the ABT/NYU Program Harriet Clark through an in-dept…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:49PM

National Tour of THE PROM Postpones Performances at Hippodrome Theatre

The National Tour of The Prom has indefinitely postponed their remaining performances of the show at the Hippodrome Theatre in Baltimore, Maryland. The musical announced that there are multi…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:08AM

Raymonda review – passion carries Tamara Rojo’s parting shot by Sarah Crompton

Coliseum, LondonThe plot’s still a problem but the dancers give their all in the outgoing ENB artistic director’s bold attempt to bring an old classic in from the cold One of Tamara Rojo…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:54AM
Friday, January 21, 2022

Shakespeare Theatre Company postpones ‘Our Town’ and ‘Much Ado’ by News Desk

Season is paused in hopes omicron will subside in the spring.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 01:53PM

Penelope or How the Odyssey Was Really Written by Sandi Durell

The York Theatre Company presents Penelope or How the Odyssey Was Really Written – a musical comedy- with book/lyrics by Peter Kellogg and music by Stephen Weiner. Direction/Choreography b…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 01:25PM

What Broadway's Front-of-House Staffers Want Audiences to Know - Theatre's frontline workers on what it's like navigating the pandemic by Raven Snook

Theatre's frontline workers on what it's like navigating the pandemic Over the 2021 holidays, as the omicron surge wreaked havoc in theatres on Broadway and beyond, understudies and swings w…

SOURCE: www.tdf.org at 12:00AM
Thursday, January 20, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Aitor Basauri by Zack Calhoon

Aitor Basauri is an acclaimed director, writer, performer, and teacher of all things clown and the Founder and Co-Artistic Director of SpyMonkey, UK. He was one of the original creators for …

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 09:33PM

WHISPER HOUSE by Sandi Durell

By Brian Scott Lipton . . . Over the past 20 years, the theater troupe The Civilians has primarily specialized in documentary theater, using interviews of real people to explore such topics …

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 08:00PM

The 2022 Kent School District Rally for Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by The 5th Avenue Theatre

2022 marks The 5th Avenue Theatre’s sixth year of proudly supporting the Kent School District’s Rally for Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Each year, the rally is led by a team of passi…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:10PM

Know a Theatre: National Black Theatre by American Theatre Editors

The groundbreaking Harlem company has broken literal ground, in plans for a prominent part within a mixed-use high-rise.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:09PM

BoHo Theatre announces Elizabeth Swanson as new artistic director by Doug George

BoHo Theatre Company on Thursday announced that Elizabeth Swanson will be its new artistic director.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 02:52PM

‘Aladdin’ Tour Set to Return in Fall 2022 by Matthew Herzog

Aladdin North American Tour. Photo by Deen van Meer A new job listing from the Walt Disney Company indicates that the hit musical will return to the road in fall 2022. Posted on January 12, …

SOURCE: tourstoyou.org at 10:13AM

Geva Names Elizabeth Williamson Its New Artistic Director by American Theatre Editors

Williamson, whose background is in directing, producing, and dramaturgy, will be the first woman to lead the Rochester company.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 09:42AM

Upcoming Theater by Sandi Durell

THE CHINESE LADY will perform at The Public Theater February 23 – March 27, 2022. The play by Lloyd Suh is co-produced by The Barrington Stage Company and Ma-Yi Theater Company and dir…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 09:10AM

Conundrum review – intense existential crisis gets lost in abstraction by Miriam Gillinson

Young Vic, LondonAnthony Ofoegbu portrays a man at the end of his tether, but this play gives frustratingly few clues as to how he got there I keep waiting and hoping for the story to land. …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:33AM

Broadway Games: Design Time! by JK

We all have certain shows we love; we all have certain actors we follow. And we all love the magic of live theatre - the lights, the costumes, the sets. All of it. Most of us can identify ac…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:06AM

Royal Shakespeare Company director criticises ‘disgraceful’ racist backlash to Black cast by Louis Chilton

RSC artistic director Erica Whyman said she was ‘saddened but not surprised’ by the comments received from a ‘minority’ of people

SOURCE: The Independent at 04:48AM
Wednesday, January 19, 2022

News: Signature Theatre to Recognize Carol Burnett with the 2022 Stephen Sondheim Award by News Desk (organization-Submitted Press Release)

“Carol Burnett is a multitude of talents. I congratulate all of them.”  – Stephen Sondheim Arlington, VA – On May 16, 2022, Virginia’s Tony Award®-winning Signature Theatre wi…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 07:32PM

Company, Thoughts of a Colored Man and More Earn GLAAD Media Award Nominations by Lindsey Sullivan

Three Broadway productions were honored by the media advocacy organization GLAAD on January 19 with nominations for the 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The Outstanding Broadway Production ca…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:24PM

DCPA's The Other Josh Cohen - Denver Broncos National Anthem by Denver Center For The Performing Arts

As a lifelong fan, Brian Bohlender was truly honored to sing the national anthem at the Denver Broncos game on January 8, 2022 representing DCPA Cabaret's The Other Josh Cohen. With a local …

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:04PM

THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN, COMPANY & More Nominated for 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards

GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today announced the nominees for the 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards. RuPaul's …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:43PM

Everett Lee, First African American Broadway Conductor, Dies at 105

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that conductor Everett Lee has died at age 105. Lee became the first African-American conductor to lead a production on Broadway in 1945's On The Town. He…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:19AM

25+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend January 21-23 - See Brandon Victor Dixon and Jen Colella in concert, 'Reopening: The Broadway Revi by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, January 21 to Sunday, January 23,…

SOURCE: www.tdf.org at 12:00AM
Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Jay Woods Named Associate AD at 5th Avenue Theatre by American Theatre Editors

Woods recently served as co-artistic director at Seattle's Sound Theatre Company.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:06PM

Six Points Theater Announces New-Play Reading Festival by American Theatre Editors

The Minnesota company will produce three new plays, including one by the late playwright Barbara Field.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:59PM

PBS to Air Documentary About the Making of Company Revival

Great Performances: Keeping Company with Sondheim will feature a new interview with the late composer.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 02:24PM

GREAT PERFORMANCES to Premiere New COMPANY Revival Documentary

Filmed over the course of two years, the documentary will feature rehearsal and performance footage, plus new interviews with Marianne Elliott, Katrina Lenk, Patti LuPone, Stephen Sondheim, …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:09PM

Jack and the Beanstalk review – panto season’s not yet behind you! by Chris Wiegand

Available onlineStephen Joseph theatre’s filmed seasonal offering is a proper winter warmer with some off-the-wall touches Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph theatre had to cancel almost half …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:42PM

Playwright and Theatre Professor Paul Carter Harrison Dies at 85

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that playwright and theatre professor, Paul Carter Harrison, has died at 85.While teaching at California State University, Sacramento (1970–1972), Harr…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:22AM

Jaquel Spivey to star in ‘A Strange Loop’ on Broadway by Broadway News

Jaquel Spivey will make his Broadway debut as Usher in “A Strange Loop” this spring.  Spivey comes to Broadway after playing Usher in the show’s recent engagement at Woolly Mammoth Th…

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 10:00AM

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