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TRINITY IRISH DANCE COMPANY at The Joyce-Timely and Terrific

The internationally acclaimed Trinity Irish Dance Company opened at the Joyce Theater on Tuesday evening and audiences were wowed. It’s their first engagement with Joyce in 20 years and it’s lucky for the Irish to have them in the New York metro area just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. Get your tickets for performances […]

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The Ritz Theater Company shares the story of Jonathan Larson in TICK, TICK…BOOM!

Before Rent, there was Tick, Tick… BOOM! Presented by The Ritz Theater Company as part of the organization’s “Grand Reopening” season, this autobiographical musical from Jonathan Larson, creator of Rent, Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner, tells the story of a composer and the sacrifices he makes on the way to the proverbial big break. […]

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Lethbridge theater group raises funds for Ukraine – Lethbridge

On Sunday, Théâtre Outré organized a benefit concert to raise funds for the BCU Foundation for Humanitarian Aid for Ukraine. Event organizer and performer Anastasia Siceac is originally from Moldova and has friends and family in neighboring Ukraine. She was heartbroken to hear the news of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and immediately contacted Jay Whitehead, […]

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Heartbeat Opera co-founder and artistic director set to leave company

Heartbeat Opera has announced the departure of co-founder and artistic director Ethan Heard. In an official statement, the company revealed that Heard, who will be leaving the New York-based company on June 30, 2022, is expected to be Associate Artistic Director of the Signature Theater in DC, where he will begin August 1, 2022. Throughout […]

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Here For Now Theater Company announces 2022 season with nine plays and theatrical readings

Breadcrumb Links local entertainment Entertainment Theater company Here For Now has announced its 2022 season lineup featuring nine plays and theatrical readings, seven of which will be world premieres. Stratford’s Here For Now Theater Company has announced its lineup of nine plays and theatrical readings, seven of which are world premieres, for its 2022 season. […]

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News: Mosaic Theater Company of DC announces next chapter with mighty 2022/23 season

The first season planned by new artistic director Reginald L. Douglas brings a highly anticipated anthology, The Till trilogy, to the stage, as well as works by acclaimed local, national and international artists. WASHINGTON – Mosaic Theater Company of DC is proud to announce its compelling 2022/23 season, the first season selected and planned by […]

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Atlantic Theater Company Announces Judith Champion Launch Program and First Writers

The Atlantic Theater Company has announced the screenwriters for its inaugural program Judith Champion Launch Commissioning, Matthew Capodicasa, Gloria Majule and Alex Riad. The Judith Champion Launch program provides early-career playwrights with support in writing a new play and facilitates relationships in the theater industry. Judith Champion’s generous gift expands Atlantic’s Launch Committee, whose recipients […]

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Neurodiverse theater company shines a light on inclusion

A cast of artists from nonprofit theater company EPIC Players proves that diversity goes beyond what you can see, especially when it comes to developmental disabilities. “I’ve met so many neurodiverse and disabled people through EPIC,” performer and writer Sarah Kaufman, who was diagnosed with autism as an adult, told CBS News. “And it opened […]

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Musical Stage Company Announces Citywide Musical Revival for Summer 2022

In 2021, The Musical Stage Company celebrated an extraordinary summer, bringing live musical experiences to over 6,000 Torontonians: the company presented BLACKOUT, an incredible new Canadian musical under the stars in the glorious High Park Amphitheatre; they produced another sold-out series of traveling cabaret concerts PORCHSIDE SONGS; and launched MUSICAL MOMENTS, bringing free street parties, […]

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New York-based theater company to stage ‘Macbeth,’ ‘Great Gatsby’ at Holmes Theater in Detroit Lakes – Detroit Lakes Tribune

“Macbeth” by William Shakespeare and “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald: these are two dramatic plays with tragic endings, but since they were written 300 years apart, they are not often combined. Yet these are the two plays chosen by the touring theater company Aquila Theater to perform several days in a row at […]

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Strand Theater Company to Host Regional Premiere of BLACK SUPER HERO MAGIC MAMA

The Strand Theater Company will continue its 14th consecutive season as Baltimore’s female-centric company with a regional premiere of Inda Craig-Galvan’s Black Super Hero Magic Mama. Directed by Aladiran Wetzel. Wizard Directed by Sadia Alaio. Sabrina Jackson cannot cope with the death of her son by a white cop. Rather than heralding the Black Lives […]

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Dallas Theater Company tackles tough issues with new play – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The Soul Rep Theater Company of Dallas shines a light on a dark part of American history. Dallas’ Anyika McMillan-Herod was commissioned to write the play “Do No Harm” which explores this period in our nation’s history. “It’s a very important part of the story. It’s really fascinating how it still resonates today, so many […]

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Audiences thrilled after Centenary Stage Company’s opening weekend production of METEOR SHOWER

Centenary Stage Company’s production of Steve Martin’s Meteor Shower kicked off last weekend and audiences are thrilled. Performances will run through March 6 at the Lackland Performing Arts Center’s Sitnik Theater at 715 Grand Avenue, Hackettstown, NJ on the Centenary University campus. Tickets range from $25.00 to $29.50 for adults with discounts available for seniors, […]

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Wagga’s new theater company holds auditions after forming during COVID-19 shutdowns | The Daily Advertiser

news, local news, Wagga’s new theater company will hold auditions from Saturday as it seeks to provide a platform to showcase regional talent after two years of the pandemic. Freeroam Theater Company Artistic Director Jhi Rayner said the company formed in November 2020 to develop and showcase young talent after the COVID-19 pandemic brought local […]

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The Royal Shakespeare Company partners with TikTok to inspire new audiences

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has announced a new partnership with TikTok to help inspire the next generation of theatergoers. As part of the collaboration, young people and students will be able to buy £10 tickets to see an RSC show at the theater in Stratford-upon-Avon or in London from June. The RSC said the […]

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Elm Shakespeare Company Receives CT Humanities CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant

Connecticut Humanities, the statewide nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, awarded the Elm Shakespeare Company a $29,800 CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant. Like so many cultural organizations, Elm Shakespeare has faced serious challenges over the past 20 months. Elm has responded by producing continuously since the pandemic began and innovating new […]

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Rogue Theater Company Hires OSF Veterans for Ambitious 2022 Season – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

The Rogue Theater Company’s 2022 season features veteran OSF actors, left to right, (top row) Danforth Comins, Robin Goodrin Nordli, Michael Elich, (bottom row) Al Espinosa, Kate Hurster and Barry Kraft . All Rogue Theater Company plays will be performed at Grizzly Peak Winery near Ashland. “Frankie and Johnny” and “Every Brilliant Thing” will be […]

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Company of Players back on stage in Hertford with Eventide

Published: 17:00 29 January 2022 The Company of Players returns to the stage next week with their latest play, Three Players Evening. This follows the hastily organized production of hindle wakes up by Stanley Houghton at the company’s Little Theater in Hertford. All but one of the six social distance performances of hindle wakes up […]

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Centenary Stage Company Announces Cast For Next Production Of Steve Martin’s METEOR SHOWER

Centenary Stage Company has picked up its production of Steve Martin’s Meteor Shower, and tickets are on sale now. Performances will take place February 18 through March 6 at the Sitnik Theater at the Lackland Performing Arts Center at 715 Grand Avenue, Hackettstown, NJ on the campus of Centenary University. Tickets range from $25.00 to […]

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Covid 19 Omicron outbreak: Auckland Theater Company’s ‘Grand Horizons’ show will continue

Director of Grand Horizons Jennifer Ward-Leadland. Picture / Crown Andi An Auckland play raises the curtain despite red lights being set. Grand Horizons is moving forward with its opening night on February 8 and adjusting performances to cater to a limited audience of 100 people. While this is undoubtedly a blow to everyone involved, those […]

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ARTIFICIAL MORALITY at Desert Ensemble Theater Company

Lie. Exaggeration. White lie. Lie. Big lie. The Big Lie. It’s no wonder we have so many terms for prevarication in our vocabulary. The current production of the Desert Ensemble Theatre, artificial morality, examines the practice and ramifications of truth altering (among many other observations). A tight 80-minute script, a solid quartet of actors, and […]

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Company Chameleon Tours THE SHADOW this year

This spring, Manchester-based dance company Company Chameleon will tour, The Shadow, choreographed by co-artistic director, Anthony Missen, to theaters across the UK before returning home for a run in their newly renovated studio – dates to be added to the Tour soon. Anthony Missen said: “The past two years have been tough for the industry […]

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Vestavia Hills students and staff participate in World Games ceremonies

When the 2022 World Games begin at Protective Stadium during the opening ceremony on July 7, and when the international event concludes during the closing ceremony on July 17, several students from Vestavia Hills City Schools, a staff member and a recently retired staff member will be part of the shows. Eleven students will be […]

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It’s time for ‘Company’ – Addison Independent

MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE STUDENT Madison Middleton raises a cocktail during a rehearsal for Stephen Sondheim’s upcoming production of ‘Company’, which opens at the Town Hall Theater on January 27.Independent Photo/Steve James A production of a Stephen Sondheim musical is always an event, but the master composer’s death last November gives Middlebury’s upcoming production of “Company” new […]

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American Opera Project Announces New Board of Directors and Leadership Staff

The American Opera Project (AOP) has announced new members to its Board of Directors and staff. Joining the board will be Emily Manzo and Christina B. Murphy. Meanwhile, Takesha Mesee Kizart-Thomas will serve as director of development, while Alexa Dexa and Caitlin Mead will join as grant writers for the organization. “AOP has a long […]

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Savannah Stage Company Audition Readiness Workshops Preparing Actors to Shine | Theater | Savannah News, Events, Restaurants, Music

Do you feel like you have what it takes to shine on stage as an actor? Well, here’s a way to hone those audition skills before the big audition, for the 5th year the Savannah Stage Company is hosting its Audition Prep Workshop series. The in-person workshop series will be taught by professional actors and […]

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Premiere of the Congo Square Theater Company

The Congo Square Theater Company, GRAY and Theaster Gates Rebuild Foundation jointly present the Chicago premiere of What to Send Up When It Goes Down, the critically acclaimed play by award-winning playwright Aleshea B. Harris. The performance will be presented at GRAY Chicago (2044 West Carroll Ave) from March 31 to April 16 and at […]

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Ballet Theater Company Receives CT Humanities Grant – We-Ha

Ballet Theater Company is one of more than 600 organizations in the state, and a dozen in West Hartford, to receive an operating support grant from CT Humanities’ CT Cultural Fund. Submitted Connecticut Humanities, the statewide nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), awarded the ballet theater company a $34,900 CT Culture […]

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Skylight Theater Company welcomes Armando Huipe as new Executive Director

In line with Skylight’s mission of continuous growth and development, the company welcomed Armando Huipe as its new Executive Director, effective January 2022. Armando fills the role most recently held by Sandee Grossman, who now serves as General manager. Prior to joining the Skylight team, Armando developed extensive leadership skills while working as a freelance […]

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Staff, volunteers, supporters and students of the new QC School of Music celebrate in the snow

Ten years of dreams for Hannah Holman finally came true on Friday morning as she helped cut the ribbon for the new Deanery School of Music. After completing $235,000 in renovations to the historic two-story building at 1103 Main St., Davenport, the new School of Music next to Trinity Episcopal Cathedral will open on Monday, […]

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Royal Shakespeare Company to bring theater aboard Queen Mary 2 – Cruise Industry News

Cunard has partnered with the Royal Shakespeare Company to bring renowned theater to its transatlantic stage. According to a press release, guests of Queen Mary 2 will be able to enjoy “bespoke theatrical performances” from the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), which creates “engulfing theatre” of Shakespeare, his contemporaries and other famous figures from around the […]

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Ensemble Theater Company accepts nominations for 5th Annual Young Playwright Festival

Ensemble Theater Company, Santa Barbara’s professional theater, is now accepting applications for its 5th annual Young Playwright Festival for aspiring writers ages 14-19. This four-month program provides young writers with a safe and stimulating environment in which to learn the art of dramatic writing. As part of the process, participants develop a 10-minute play which […]

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Producer Dwayne Hickman, who played Dobie Gillis, has died

Dwayne Hickman, the actor and television director who, despite many accomplishments throughout his life, will be remembered by a generation of baby boomers for his role as Dobie Gillis, has passed away. He was 87 years old. Hickman died of complications from Parkinson’s disease at his Los Angeles home on Sunday, according to a statement […]

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Tweed & Company Theater takes over operations of two Hastings County locations

On January 1, 2022, the Tweed & Company Theater took over the operation of two theaters in Hastings County. The professional theater company took possession of the Marble Arts Center (MAC) in Tweed and signed a multi-year lease for the Bancroft Village Playhouse; both agreements were finalized in December. Tweed & Co. received ownership of […]

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RANDOM ACTS opens February 17 at the 4th Wall Theater Company

The 4th Wall Theater Company, Houston’s home for extraordinary up-close performances, is proud to present RANDOM ACTS, an earth-shattering play from the civil rights era, written and performed by Renata Hinrichs and directed by Jessi D. Hill . In this deeply moving play, Ms. Hinrichs revisits moments of her youth as the child of a […]

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Playwrights’ Arena & Skylight Theater Company announce 2022 schedule changes

Skylight Theater Company and Playwrights’ Arena announce the cancellation of Sigrid Gilmer’s Fluff, originally slated to be the second show of their collaborative season. The uncertainty regarding the Omicron variant and its impact on the production set-up were cited as reasons for the change in schedule. “It was a difficult but prudent decision to reshape […]

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Olympia theater company postpones performances until March

A scene from “A Christmas Carol” by Harlequin Productions. Shanna Paxton Photography Courtesy photo An Olympia theater company has postponed its live performances until March, citing an increase in COVID-19 cases. Harlequin Productions, which presents its shows at the State Theater at 202 Fourth Ave. E., announced the postponement on Wednesday. His next production, “Murder […]

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Northwest Arkansas Jazz Society Announces New Positions and Board Members

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA / KFTA) – The Northwest Arkansas Jazz Society (NAJS) has announced new positions to its staff and board of directors. In a press release, NAJS announced that Graham Stewart has been hired as the new executive director. Longtime NAJS Founder and Executive Director Robert Ginsburg will assume the role of Artistic Director. […]

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The Smiley Company Celebrates 50 Years By Declaring 2022 The Year Of Smiles | Business

NEW YORK – (BUSINESS WIRE) – January 3, 2022– In honor of its 50th anniversary, The Smiley Company, the brand behind the iconic smiley face, is declaring 2022 the Year of the Smile based on information from a recent survey revealing the state of smiling nationwide. According to the new Smile Index survey, while 40% […]

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Sasha Regan’s All-Male Company Gilbert & Sullivan Seeks Rising Stars

Award-winning company All-Male Gilbert & Sullivan seeks to grow and is looking for rising stars in musical theater and opera from a variety of backgrounds. Sing for a sailor is a platform giving those who are professionally trained in musical theater and / or opera the chance to appear in Sasha Regan’s hit hit All-male […]

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Hello Leeds: Theater company hires popular productions to film to reach wider audiences amid Covid struggles

The Leeds-based Red Ladder Theater Company has hired three of its popular stage productions to film with the aim of bringing their work to a wider audience. Read more Read more Bramley boy bullied for a limb disability fitted with a dream bionic arm as a confiden … The Damned United, Glory and Smile Club […]

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MetroStage gets a whole new place

Rayshun LaMarr, Roz White, TC Carson, Nia Harris and Yvertte Spears in Blackberry Daze at MetroStage (Photo courtesy Carolyn Griffin) ALEXANDRIA, VA – the only small professional theater in Alexandria, Subway, will reopen its curtains in 2022 in a brand new location, or Place that is, one of the new stylish and chic residential condominium […]