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Content of the article Sudbury’s YES Theater said it was able to continue during the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to a $10,000 Community Development Fund grant received by the provincial government last year. Content of the article The grant, which was awarded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation, has enabled the theater company to perform live shows …

March 14—George Vafiadis, one of the co-founders of the Penobscot Theater Co. in Bangor and founder of two other Maine theater companies, died last week of complications from Parkinson’s disease at his home in Florida. He was 88 years old. Longtime friend and colleague, actor, director, and Husson University professor Kenneth Stack confirmed Vafiadis’ death, …

Perhaps America’s most beloved — and hilarious — holiday movie is about to hit a favorite outdoor theater for a live-action adaptation. Theater Under the Stars has announced the launch of The Griswolds Broadway Vacation, The Musicalwhich will run from October 25 to November 6 before heading to Broadway later. Based on characters from Warner …

After a 2-year hiatus, Valley Youth Theater is reopening with the world premiere of Dear 2020!, Friday, February 25 at 7:00 p.m. at the Valley Youth Theater. Written and performed by young people from the Valley, Cher 2020! gives audiences insight into the often humorous and sometimes tragic ways in which 2020 and the global …

Live theater is resurfacing with a vengeance on the peninsula, with a handful of theater companies opening new productions by the end of March. The Stanford Shakespeare Company is performing “As You Like It” from February 24-26, directed by student Audrey Senior, who added modern language and original music to the comedy. This is Stanford …

Lyric Theater brings ‘Grease’ to stage after COVID-19 hurdles Lyric Theater presents “Grease” at Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School. Michael Baron talks about the trials of COVID-19 on arts organizations. Addison Kliewer and Sarah Phipps, Oklahoma After more than two decades with Allied Arts, Deborah McAuliffe Senner is retiring later this year as president and …

The Department of Theater and Dance’s spring dance and drama season brings together acclaimed directors and choreographers, esteemed faculty, and talented students to produce innovative original productions that entertain and explore the human condition. Live, in-person performances return this season to the Center for the Arts and the Katharine Cornell Theater at the Ellicott Complex. …

The cast of “The Revolutionaries”Photo by Dylan Heuer Photography One of the best parts of seeing live theater is seeing a show and being surprised by it. Sometimes it can be from a performance in the show, or it can be from a fantastic technical element like the sets or the lighting. Other times, it …

This spring, Molloy College’s Madison Theater toasts entertainment with Cocktail Hour: The Show, by New York-based dance company Ballets with a Twist. The performance will take place on Friday, April 1 at 8:00 p.m. and will feature the stage premiere of Mirage, a four-part sequel choreographed, rehearsed and produced safely for film between the pandemic-induced …

The National Yiddish Theater Folksbiene today announced that musical theater icons Chip Zien and Sierra Boggess will lead the cast of the acclaimed musical Harmony by legendary Barry Manilow and his longtime collaborator Bruce Sussman in March 2022. At the Helm will be Tony Award winner Warren Carlyle directing the New York debut of this …

For the first time in its history, Theater Calgary is helping all of Calgary and surrounding areas choose a production for the 2022-23 season. Calgary’s Choice is an innovative way to give everyone the choice of six nominated shows, with voting from January 24 to February 6. Everyone who votes will also be entered to …

The upcoming sixth series of the hit BBC drama Peaky Blinders will be the penultimate, a new dance-drama production written by show creator Steven Knight to tell the Birmingham gangster saga on the scene. Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby, announced on Monday, will open this autumn at Birmingham Hippodrome and then tour in …

Leading theater company Tamasha, famous for telling stories of the world’s majority, and acclaimed audio drama production company Holy Mountain today announce THE WAVES – a series of five explosive 25-minute audio dramas. Airing from January 19, THE WAVES explores our era of “culture war” through the prism of the legacy of the British Empire. …

Urzila Carlson has become a mainstay of comedy and television in Australia. URZILA CARLSON, Melbourne Town Hall, March 31 – April 24 The South African actress Urzila Carlson is surely now an honorary Australian. After several sold-out seasons at the Melbourne Comedy Festival (winning the People’s Choice Award 2019 for most tickets sold), she has …

Northlight Theater, under the direction of the artistic director Bj jones and executive director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2021-2022 season with the world premiere of Mr. Dickens’ Hat, A Play with Music written by Michael hollinger, directed by David catlin, with the musical direction of Chuck Larkin. Mr. Dickens’ Hat will run live and …

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) – On Friday, in the South Bay, the curtains were raised at the historic California Theater in downtown San Jose. The New Ballet premiered The Nutcracker of San Jose. From the live orchestra to dancers, designers and more, New Ballet’s official return to audiences has arrived just in time for the …

Pushcart Players, New Jersey’s Emmy-nominated and award-winning touring theater for young audiences, has added a week of virtual performances of “Holiday Tales – A Season of Miracles” in online presentations through December 31. This magical musical warms the hearts of family audiences with the true holiday spirit of Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa, and families can …

“I had this very palpable sense of fate that, for some reason, I knew I was going to get the job.” Key points: Australian Dance Theater artistic director Garry Stewart steps down after 22 years He named Birdbrain and Devolution among the highlights of his career G, the final production under Stewart, is shown at …

Valley Youth Theater cancels vacation shows due to COVID-19 The show is not taking place at the Valley Youth Theater in Phoenix at this time, thanks to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. FOX 10’s Brian Webb reports. PHOENIX – There’s an old adage in the entertainment world – that the show must go on, but that …

The public will be blindfolded …A visionary theater company plans to blindfold everyone at their next groundbreaking show. Out of character launch their new show The voices of reason To [email protected] to Friday 19 November. And not everyone who goes to see it will see anything – because they will be blindfolded throughout the show. …

A Glasgow-based children’s theater company has been selected to appear in a striking new art installation at Edinburgh’s Royal Botanic Garden. Licketyspit is one of four local initiatives represented in a unique work of art unveiled by former Olympic and world champion Sir Chris Hoy and commissioned by the National Lottery. The anamorphic work of …

The Reading-Berks Crafts Guild will be holding its 71st annual Jury Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Festival on Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and next Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. atO’Pake Fieldhouse at Kutztown University, South Campus Drive, Kutztown. Guild members will share their stories with holiday shoppers as they browse everything …

MUNICH – This month hundreds of stylish Bavarians, many dressed in the region’s traditional attire in lederhosen and dirndls, gathered for the festive opening of the new Volkstheater, a striking performing arts complex and luxurious built in the cobbled courtyards of a 19th century slaughterhouse. The fact that the Volkstheater was inaugurated a week after …

NIDA applauds the upcoming return of live entertainment to Sydney as COVID-19 vaccination targets set by the NSW government allow audiences to return to theaters. Entertainment venues will be subject to restrictions under the Public Health Ordinance and productions will initially perform at 75% of capacity, mask wear will be mandatory and all customers, staff, …

The Go Try PlayWrite September winner is Matthew Miller for his piece I Demand to Speak With the Manager! The prompt for the competition was a 5-page monologue describing: A last recorded message from a person with Covid 19 in an intensive care unit of a hospital in Hawaii. Matthew Miller is an improviser whose …

Omnibus Theater and Jump Spark Theater today announce the full-scale premiere of The Girl Who Was Very Good at Lying, following a short film nominated for the Jermyn Street Theater Footprints Festival. Rachael Rooney gives a critically acclaimed performance, directed by award-winning director Fay Lomas, in this new play from the award-nominated playwright Eoin McAndrew. …

]To commemorate the 33rd National coming out day on Monday, October 11, ArtServe will host a film screening and panel discussion for the award-winning documentary, “Open Dialogues: Stories From the LGBTQ Community”, produced by the Art and Culture Center / Hollywood. Open Dialogues is presented by ArtServe in partnership with Arts and Culture Center / …

This week, Stage West opens its new season in freshly expanded spaces that include a bright lobby, upgraded rehearsal room, and flexible theater, making the entire performing arts installation one of a kind at Fort Worth. It was estimated that the $ 3 million renovation would take around two years, possibly two and a half …

Irina Kaplan Lande, Artistic Director, Candlelight Concert Society The Candlelight Concert Society has announced that it will open its 2021-2022 season on October 9, 2021 with world-renowned violinist Kristóf Baráti and pianist Roman Rabinovich at UMBC’s Linehan Hall, which will also be broadcast live. Those who have listened to many wonderful concerts that the CCS …

George Ferencz, a director who was a regular at theaters known for his experimental work like La MaMa ETC in Manhattan, died on September 14 in Brooklyn. He was 74 years old. His family said the cause was cardiac arrest. M. Ferencz (pronounced FAIR-ents) has produced plays by strangers as well as writers such as …

Read on for more theater info you might have missed in today’s headlines. Ariana DeBose joins ArgylleTony-nominated and Broadway favorite Ariana DeBose to join upcoming spy movie Argylle, Deadline reports. DeBose is the latest addition to a cast that includes heavyweight Henry Cavill in the title role, Oscar-winning actor Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane), …

Sydney Theater Company makes a comeback as ‘devastated’ industry returns to the stage |  Culture

The Sydney Theater Company will reopen its Wharf 1 Theater on November 15 with a production by Julius Caesar, directed by artistic director Kip Williams, followed by Death of a Salesman in December. The schedule unveiled Thursday follows the announcement of the company’s partnership with live entertainment company Michael Cassel Group, announced earlier this week. …

The previews began Tuesday evening. This is the first activity that the scene has seen since March 12, 2020. “Our entire senior team was present at this first performance to greet people and talk to people. You can tell the excitement of being back. We would say welcome, but they are leaving thank God, so …

A solo play about Jane Austen’s brutal character George Wickham will hit the Chipping Norton Theater in October. Being Mr Wickham is performed by the Original Theater Company and was written by Adrian Lukis and Catherine Curzon, and is directed by Gus Unsworth. Mr Lukis, who starred in the BBC television adaptation of Pride and …

BUFFALO, NY – Join the Department of Theater and Dance at the University of Buffalo for a unique fall season of dance and drama – where nationally renowned directors and choreographers work with esteemed faculty and emerging students to produce original productions innovative ideas that entertain and explore the human condition. The fall season 2021 …

As we mark the 35th anniversary of our founding, the Washington Stage Guild is proud to announce our return to production in person with a four-piece season that all grapple with the question of forbidden tough choices, unexpectedly accepted challenges, and the importance of trust, gained and lost, which requires being vulnerable and courageous in …

TimeLine Theater Company, acclaimed for presenting plays that explore today’s social and political issues through the lens of the past, is delighted to announce that it will be celebrating its 25th anniversary season with a return to live productions from January 2022. The company’s 2021-22 subscription season will feature two previously announced productions that have …

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Racine Theater Guild returns after COVID shutdown Plays and musicals will soon light up the Racine Theater Guild stage after more than a year and a half. RACINE, Wisconsin. – Plays and musicals will soon light up the Racine Theater Guild stage after more than a year and a half. “I don’t think any of …

TOPANGA, Calif .– There were no famous names in the cast. It was the first professional production of a little-known playwright. And the theater was deep in the canyons of the Santa Monica Mountains, on a long, windy road, halfway between the beaches of the Pacific Ocean and the San Fernando Valley, a remote bohemian …

Something rotten is definitely at the Stockton Civic Theater, but it’s definitely not the performance of this Broadway musical. Specifically, “Something Rotten” is the name of the show presented at the Stockton Civic Theater, which is celebrating its 70th season. There are only a few chances left to see a captivating and entertaining spectacle that …

Want to see a show at the Florida Repertory Theater? You will need to wear a face mask and also bring documentation: either proof of vaccination or negative results from a recent COVID test. The Fort Myers downtown theater announced its new COVID-19 safety guidelines on Thursday. Florida Rep reopens on October 1 with the …

ANNAPOLIS, MD – For the 2021-2022 season, the Ballet Theater of Maryland announces its return to indoor performances with joy and thanks. This season presents A romantic afternoon in September followed by the romantic classic, Gisele, in October. Other mainstage works include Holiday Favorite, Nutcracker, a mixed repertoire of works in Momentum, and the family …

NEWARK, NJ – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Sep 16, 2021– Prudential Financial, Inc. ( NYSE: PRU ), is proud to help spark the to recover a cultural and economic engine behind New York and reopen Broadway to the world. Supporting rock for artists in the Broadway community, the company is the title sponsor of Curtain in …

The 49th season at the Geva Theater Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd., Rochester, will feature eight productions from January through July 22. This will be artistic director Mark Cuddy’s last season with Geva after 27 years. “Our 49th season captures everything that has theatrical significance to me: humor, adventure, news, music, new writing, deep relationships and …

The dancers of the Avant Chamber Ballet are back in the studio and eager to perform again in front of a live audience. Katie Puder, artistic director of the Dallas Ballet Company, is happy to be of service, announcing a season full of in-person performances, including world premieres and the holiday classic, Nutcracker. “My main …

From left to right, TV stars Jane Lynch (“Glee”) and Kate Flannery (“The Office”) will be in Danville, opening the Norton Center for the Arts season. Photos provided We’re about to enter a time of year for art lovers, when theaters reopen, welcoming everything from local amateur artists to some of the biggest national and …

‘We’re counting on miracles’: LA’s small theaters fear to hang on |  Entertainment

LOS ANGELES – The day before the Independent Shakespeare Co. premiere of “The Tempest”, vandals sneaked onto the Griffith Park set and destroyed it. They smashed the lights and cut all the cables, causing approximately $ 15,000 in damage. Artistic Director David Melville got a call from the city the next morning and rushed to …

Live theater is back and you won’t want to miss this amazing season. This month, Alleyway Theater announced an exciting 42nd season which includes four new plays: a theatrical event where every night is opening night; a world premiere of Grown-Ass playwright Louis’ growing up; a 1996 comedy about depression set in a computer lab; …

The company of “Steel Magnolias. Photo by Mark Gavin. Live theater has happily returned to one of the performing arts gems of Baltimore (and the entire DMV area). After being closed for almost a year and a half due to the pandemic, Everyman Theater opened its 31st season with a beautifully performed, funny and poignant …

After a 15-month hiatus, Everyman Theater resumed its live performances this month, kicking off its 31st season with a refreshing revitalization of Steel magnolia trees, showcasing the brilliance of her all-female ensemble, each member bringing their dynamism, dimension and variety to the endearing ’80s story of friendship and brotherhood that stands the test of time. …

Inside the NextStop Theater in Herndon (courtesy NextStop Theater Company) Due to the resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic, NextStop Theater in Herndon has announced new guidelines to ensure the safety of patrons and performers. Fairfax County has been labeled a “substantial” transmission area for COVID-19 by the CDC since last week. NextStop Theater announced yesterday …

The New Hampshire Theater Project is working on its 2021-2022 season, with four productions, along with other projects. “The good news is we’re still here,” said founding CEO Genevieve Aichele. “Year of madness.” The business is in a state of transition with the departure of artistic director Catherine Stewart and Aichele’s plan to step down …

Verdi’s traviata is transformed from an opera on stage into a film by an opera company from the Twin Cities. David proeber BLOOMINGTON – The stone floors at Ewing Mansion were covered in delicate rose petals, hosted a masked ball and housed two French lovers this week as a local opera company spent 10 days …

BroadwayWorld is making contact with theaters nationwide as they prepare to reopen this summer. Next in our series, we meet the executive director of the Steppenwolf Theater Company, E. Brooke Flanagan. Yesterday Steppenwolf Theater Company announced a new leadership model, appointing two ensemble members Glenn Davis and Audrey Francis as new artistic directors of the …

Most Broadway productions disappear in this hazy province known as collective memory once they close. That’s the fleeting beauty of theater, sure, but wouldn’t it be great if you could revisit some of your favorite stage moments or share them with friends? Off-Broadway shows are even more elusive, which makes Lincoln Center Theater’s Private Reels …

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Cleveland Public Theater returns to the stage inside the Gordon Square Theater this fall. CPT, winner of the 2020 National Theater Conference Outstanding Theater Award, unveiled its 2021-22 season lineup on Monday after last season was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. “The Cleveland Public Theater brings people together. The strength of …

Shakespeare is trying to write, in a different pandemic Cape Cod Theater Project will end its 2021 season live with a story that combines Shakespeare and a pandemic, featuring actors from some popular TV shows. In the developing play “God’s Spies” by Bill Cain, founder of the Boston Shakespeare Company, Patrick J. Adams, of television …

A few weeks ago, George Mount, artistic director of the Seattle Shakespeare Company, went to a rehearsal room to start work on the production of “The Comedy of Errors”. When he entered he started to cry. Almost a year and a half ago, Mount was in that same rehearsal space, about to start the tech …

Those familiar with the work of The CCercle, a local troupe steeped in the techniques of drama teacher Michael Chekov, might be surprised by their latest production, which opens Friday at the Stars Playhouse. “The Servant of Two Masters” will be the group’s first feature film. Told in the style of commedia dell’arte, Carlo Goldini’s …

ZACH Theater has announced the return to full-capacity live theater with five Mainstage productions as well as the family series and a holiday add-on as part of the 2021-22 season. Three productions include the ZACH360 Experience, ZACH’s new artistic initiative to create dynamic theatrical experiences that are immersive, eye-opening and fun. The actors engage the …

The Ringwald Theater has announced its highly anticipated 2021-2022 season, the first in its new performance space at Affirmations LGBTQ + Community Center. Although the physical location of the theater has changed, The Ringwald still has the “same soul,” according to Brandy Joe Plambeck, co-founder and media director of the theater. “I am so excited …

A popular annual event returns to Providence, in person and online. FringePVD, a two-week arts festival, begins July 18. Check out more details below. Festival tickets and passes are now on sale for FringePVD: The Providence Fringe Festival® July 18 – 31, 2021, presented by The Wilbury Theater Group in collaboration with WaterFire Providence. Founded …

For the past four years, acclaimed drag artist Ms. Kasha Davis has brightened up the Blackfriars Theater with her live events at Imagination Station. During performances, Ms Kasha Davis – the stage name of a Rochester native best known for appearing on the TV show “RuPaul’s Drag Race” – reads inclusive children’s stories. Kids and …

Los Angeles theater collective Artists at Play and Asian Pacific American Friends of Theater announce the creation of the APAFT & AAP Emerging Playwright Commission, which will award $ 1,000 to an emerging playwright of Asian-American descent. Artistic direction of Artists at Play and members of APAFT’s Artistic Advisory Board examined an exciting range of …

Peninsula Productions returns to the stage with their debut show following the second phase of BC’s reboot plan. The one-woman show Erma Bombeck: At the end of the line, featuring local actress and Theater BC award winner Nancy Ebert, will be presented in four performances, July 16-18, at the company’s black box theater space in …

Live performances return to the historic Barn Theater in Welwyn Garden City next month. After months of confinement, the Barn Theater finally opens its doors on Tuesday July 6 for a Studio production of Classify. Productions resume in July at the Barn Theater in Welwyn Garden City – Credit: Archant It will be followed on …

Synetic Theater, an American physical theater hub, is reopening after the COVID-19 pandemic forced in-person events to close. Having successfully switched to online programming thanks to its Synetic Diffusion platform, the 2021-2022 season will be a hybrid of live-in-person theater productions and a continuation of its original film productions. Season passes and tickets to The …

The San Sebastián International Film Festival today presented the poster for what will be its 69th edition, which will take place from September 17 to 25. During the event, presented by the artistic director of the competition, José Luis Rebordinos, Sigourney Weaver was revealed as the absolute protagonist of the San Sebastian 2021 poster. As …

The largest performance space in Brno City Theater (Městské divadlo Brno), the musical theater, is a 680-seat hall that hosts a program of current musicals and large-scale plays. It was built in 2004 as the best technically equipped theater in Europe. To maintain these modern standards, the technical manager, David Kachliř, recently added a Robert …