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Circle Theater, West Michigan’s go-to destination for exceptional theatrical arts in an intimate setting, kicks off its 2022 season with Nobody Does It Better: The Music of james bond on Friday, April 15, directed by Kathy Gibson under the musical direction of Scott patrick beautiful. This one-night fundraising event will support Circle Theater’s ongoing commitment …

For International Women’s Day, guest host Claire Nichols celebrates the work of incredible women in the performing arts. The Last Great Hunt are a collective of Western Australian theater makers who delight in bringing the unexpected to the stage. Their award-winning shows have been seen around the world, and now a documentary, scene changers, offers …

Hannah Herschkowitz, left, as Senga and Jed Peterson as Ever in “Dancing Lessons.” Photo submitted The Public Theater kicks off the second half of its season with “Dancing Lessons,” a delightfully unpredictable romantic comedy that will play live March 11-20 at the theater, 31 Maple St. in Lewiston, or via video-on-demand March 15-20. March 20. …

DARIEN – The Darien Arts Center is hosting a spring concert to give residents a taste of live music at a historic venue – with the help of two beloved musical groups with local ties. The concert is scheduled for March 25 and will take place at a concert hall in Norwalk, the Wall Street …

Ask a group of musicologists to describe The Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album, and you’ll hear a litany of startling descriptors: psychedelic, avant-garde, art rock. Heralded as the beginning of the “album era” and heralded as the first example of pop music elevated to fine art level, “Sgt. Pepper” draws on a …

As presented by her nationwide touring company at the Lied Center for Performing Arts on Friday, “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” is, well, beautiful — a thoroughly enjoyable and superbly performed account of King’s, two-time Rock and Roll Hall inductee of Fame. story. Carried by a terrific and compelling performance from Sara Sheperd as King, …

It was common to see Bob Nickel accompanying a school musical group on the piano, or with the group in a parade (above, far left). Supporters raise money to restore the auditorium in memory of Bob Nickel, who died on February 2 Bob Nickel, a longtime business teacher, principal and musician, retired last summer before …

The Town of Great Barrington Announces Lineup for 5th Annual WEB Du Bois Legacy Festival GREAT BARRINGTON – The City of Great Barrington WEB Du Bois Legacy Committee announces the 5th Annual WEB Du Bois Legacy Festival in honor of the 154th birthday of country boy Dr. WEB Du Bois during of the month of …

Musical theater returns to the Central Auditorium stage this week as the Midland High School Drama Club performs ‘The Hello Girls’. The play, which runs at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, tells the story of America’s first female soldiers who fought for equality on the war front as well as on the home front. Director …

Complementing the free morning is a question-and-answer session on themes from the musical, Underground Railroad art, video, and student written compositions. BANGOR — Coming straight from Broadway to the Gracie Theater comes the award-winning musical “Cross That River.” This is the story of a runaway slave turned black cowboy. The cast includes acclaimed jazz composer …

Family fun Favorite Disney characters return for “Disney on Ice: The Search for Mickey”. Mickey and his friends embark on a journey as they follow Captain Hook’s treasure map for clues to find Tinker Bell after he tries to capture his magic for himself. Characters from the Disney movies – ‘Coco’, ‘Beauty and the Beast’, …

Mike and Meredith Braun are a harmonious couple. Literally as well as figuratively. The husband and wife couple share a love of education and both work for the Pulaski County school system in different capacities. Mike is in the central office as the high school instructional supervisor, as well as the district arts coordinator, and …

Throughout 2021, artists and leaders of arts organizations based in Saint-Louis improvised their way past roadblocks created by the coronavirus pandemic. Shows moved outdoors. The masks came off briefly, then again. Proof of a COVID-19 vaccination has become as essential to entry as a ticket. Artists, performers and leaders of arts organizations continued to find …

Release December 10, 2021, West Side Story is the long-awaited remake of the beloved 1961 musical, which is itself an adaptation of the musical which dates back to 1957. There are also many other highly regarded musicals that have received the cinematic treatment on multiple occasions . RELATED: 10 Best Musicals of 2021, Ranked by …

The Genesius Theater presents an original musical based on the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol” for 10 performances from December 10-19. “A Berks County Christmas Carol” – set in today’s Reading and Berks County – was written and adapted by Genesius Artistic Director LJ Fecho. Genesius co-founder Michael O’Flaherty, Broadway and Regional Music Director, …

Here’s a guide to some of the vacation concerts that will be taking place in San Antonio in the coming weeks: Thin man : The jazz and soul artist will present a Christmas concert as a grand finale at the Balcones Heights Jazz Festival. Singer Ken Slavin opens its doors and there will be food …

BRADENTON – The local music scene brings to 941 area music lovers another great weekend of live performances scheduled at several popular venues in Bradenton and Sarasota. Check out the Bradenton Times Weekend Sounds to see which bands you can catch and where. Rye road strip Motorworks Brewing Company Friday: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. …

A Victorian Christmas Victoria Mansion will be open in all its seasonal glory from November 26 to January 9 for the 2021-22 holiday season. Closed Christmas and New Year’s Day. Photo file Exhibitions / Galleries David Petit, mixed media arts, until December 31, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. Maine Media, free online conversations on various subjects …

(Alexandria, MN) The Alexandria Region High School Drama Department will bring a classic American novel Little Women to life at the AAHS Performing Arts Center from November 18-21. Based on the beloved novel by Louisa May Alcott, Little Women follows the March sisters and their journey to adulthood in Civil War-era New England. Imaginative and …

NEW | CHARACTERISTICS | OVERVIEW | EVENTS originally published: 10/31/2021 Chicago based indie pop rock group Salon won the ILMEA All-State Composition Award for their debut title song Bee EP in 2020. Now they’re back with a bolder, more realized signature sound on their debut album. Don’t shoot the messenger!, now available on major platforms. …

The Bay Street Players in Eustis open the musical “The Legend of Georgia McBride” on Friday. The story is about an Elvis impersonator whose career is on the rocks in a dilapidated Florida bar. He finds prosperity and learns a lot about life by shifting gears and appearing on stage as Miss Georgia McBride. Worth …

From the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to Carnegie Hall, saxophonist Doug O’Connor shared his talents around the world. On Wednesday, O’Connor will visit the Glidden Hall Recital Hall, 3 Health Center Drive, for performances alongside pianist Jeremy Vigil at 4 p.m. and 5.30 p.m. to celebrate the release of Baljinder Sekhon’s new album, …

On Saturday, musicians from the Jim Widner Big Band raised their instruments in a fitting tribute to the life and achievements of their band’s eponymous founding member at the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Jim Widner, professor emeritus of music and longtime director of the jazz studies program, …

NEW | CHARACTERISTICS | OVERVIEW | EVENTS By Mary Ann Bourbeau originally published: 10/22/2021 Richard H. Blake was one of the original stars of “A Bronx Tale, the Musical” when it opened on Broadway in 2016. It portrayed Lorenzo, a working-class bus driver in the 1960s with a racist character, trying to keep her 9 …

Before I write about the upcoming finale of the ORNL-FCU Summer Sessions concert series, I want to reflect for a moment on the 24th anniversary of Credit Union’s production partner, radio station WDVX 89.9 FM. When WDVX first hit the airwaves in the late 90s, people weren’t afraid to take risks. Tony Lawson, Don Bergraff, …

Chicago, the second longest-running show in Broadway history, is a dark satire on happy murderers that argues that “in this city murder is a form of entertainment.” Winner of six Tony Awards, it is based on a 1926 play of the same title by journalist Maurine Dallas Watkins, on real criminals and the crimes she …

After a spectacular first season in Melbourne, The Wedding Singer – The Musical is finally coming to Sydney this summer. The Wedding Singer – The Musical arrives in Sydney to perform at the State Theater from January 6, 2022, following its Australian premiere in 2021 in Melbourne. Based on the film of the same name …

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KNWA / KFTA) – Dust in the wind will blow over Fort Smith in 2022. The rock band KANSAS: Back to the point of knowing announced on its website that it will be making a stopover at the ArcBest Performing Arts Center in Fort Smith on March 25, 2022. KANSAS will complete …

The Texas Tech University Drama and Dance School, housed within the JT & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts, announces its 2021-22 Drama and Dance season. The season is made up of eight shows that encourage audiences to embrace intimate stories of awakening: love and desire, joy and sorrow, and self-understanding and compassion. …

St Olaf Band, Timothy Mahr, Music Director, is the winner of the American Prize in Band Performance 2021 in the college / university division (smaller program). The St Olaf Band was selected from recently screened applications across the United States. The American Prize National Nonprofit Competitions in the Performing Arts is the nation’s most comprehensive …

The legendary American roots band will perform at this state-of-the-art venue for the first time since February 2020. SHIPPENSBURG, Pa .– The University of Shippensburg will mark the reopening of the Luhrs Performing Arts Center for public concerts on Saturday, October 9 with a performance by the legendary Grammy-winning Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, the Center …

The Milwaukee group Dead Horses sees themselves as a folk-inspired conversation between friends. Since 2010, guitarist and singer Sarah Vos and bassist Daniel Wolff have been creating and sharing music together on the road, that is of course until 2020. Prior to closing, Dead Horses had maintained a steady touring pace, opening for The Who …

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 …

The Allman Betts Band, the group with ties to iconic rockers Allman Brothers Band as well as Sarasota-Manatee, will be returning to the region soon, joined by several other talented musicians. The Allman Family Revival, a celebration of the life, spirit and music of the late founding singer of the Allman Brothers Band and former …

For tickets or more information, visit wright.edu/tdmp or call the WSU Box Office at 937-775-2500 or 937-775-3789. WRIGHT STATE THEATER AND DANCE SEASON 2021-2022 “Lend me a tenor” – September 23-Oct. 3 – Festival theater “Mum Mia! »- 29 Oct.-Nov. 14 – Festival theater “Transformation of the circular mirror” – Nov.-Dec. 19 4 – Herbst …

VISALIA, Calif. (KSEE) – High school marching bands face an uncertain future in the Visalia Unified School District, according to staff, students and parents. Several VUSD marching band directors say it’s because the district issued new Covid-19 guidelines to teachers on Friday, which included unexpected Covid-19 restrictions on marching band and the performing arts. The …

Cliff Dawson, the new director of the Braden River High School marching bands, stood before four members of the marching band in a small room with the metronome. He listened intently to the band members perform their respective parts of a quartet that will be part of this year’s walking show, “Renewal”. When they finished …