Performing Arts News

Performing Arts News – including dance, stage, musicals, comedians, actors, and related performing arts news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Rarely seen Strindberg play, ‘The Father’, a diabolical battle of the sexes, is presented by Strindberg Rep at historic Gene Frankel Theatre NYC

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LanDan Consulting announces that Brad Fryman is taking on the title role in Robert Greer’s new translation of August Strindberg’s “The Father” at Strindberg Rep, at historic Gene Frankel Theatre NYC.

Arts Detroit Launches Spectra, a Theatre Program for Students on the Autism Spectrum

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Nov. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new theatre education program will be offered by Arts Detroit for students on the Autism Spectrum and with Aspergers inside of their performing arts studio at PARC-Plymouth Arts and Recreation Complex. Spectra will be a course to help students on the Autism Spectrum learn theatre techniques that can help them develop life skills as well.

It’s a Femme-inist Future for the South Bronx!

BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is proud to present Teen Leadership Summit: The Future is Femme-inist! The Future is NOW! Young women and femmes of color are leading the way as community culture workers. They are artists, activists, healers, and leaders.

L.A. Artists and Performers to Salute Beyond Baroque’s 50th at Nov. 10 Gala

VENICE, Calif., Oct. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A historic lineup of L.A.’s leading artists, performers, poets and authors will salute Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center (‘Beyond Baroque’), the city’s legendary literary center, at its 50th anniversary “Bohemian Bacchanal” on Saturday, November 10. The gala event, located in the Venice Arts Plaza, features a dinner and will be highlighted by presentations honoring actor/poet Viggo Mortensen, a long-time supporter.

A bleak glimpse at life in the wake of a dystopic presidency, in Natalie Menna’s absurdist comedy ‘Occasionally Nothing’

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 31, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LanDan Consulting announces that Brad Fryman is taking on the role of Harry in “Occasionally Nothing” by Natalie Menna and directed by Ivette Dumeng for Strindberg Rep at the Dream Up Festival at Theatre for the New City (Artistic Director, Crystal Field).

Heads Up, Broadway: Phenomenology Reimagines How to Make Dreams Come True for Artists

FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, today announced its mission to create game-changing opportunities for high-potential performing artists and technicians, many of whom call – or have called – Frederick, Md. their home.

Oklahoma Children’s Theatre announce 2018-2019 Season

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Aug. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oklahoma Children’s Theatre, the first and largest Theatre for Young Audiences in the state, is proud to announce their 31st Season! We will kick off our season in October with a limited run of ‘Night of the Living Dead.’

David Copperfield Performing Special Benefit Show for Kids of Courage

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Aug. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kids of Courage, a medically-supervised travel program for seriously sick children and young adults, is currently in Las Vegas for their annual summer adventure. The unique non-profit program provides adaptive activities and events for individuals with life-threatening illnesses and serious disabilities. The current group consists of 120 medically-fragile campers from all over North America, accompanied by volunteer physicians, nurses, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, and caretaker counselors.

Summer Shakespeare Family Fun Faire at the Shore in Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif., July 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Children’s Theatre of Long Beach (CTLB) presents its first Renaissance Faire experience! Partake of delicious food, Play medieval themed games, create fairy wings or armor and top it all off with a 60 minute version of Shakespeare’s “MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING!” Aug. 4, 2018 in Long Beach.

Gilbert and Sullivan’s ‘PIRATES’ dock in Long Beach May 11-20

LONG BEACH, Calif., April 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Children’s Theatre of Long Beach (CTLB), Art in Relation (AIR) and the Scottish Rite Event Center present a historic, hilarious family friendly farce featuring silly pirates, bumbling policemen, and nervous naive young lovers – Gilbert & Sullivan’s rollicking musical masterpiece, “The Pirates of Penzance,” comes alive at the beautiful Ernest Borgnine Theatre at the Scottish Rite Event Center of Long Beach May 11 – May 20, 2018.

Oberon’s Final Four Ticket Blitz for HALCYON DAYS

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LanDan Consulting and the Oberon Theatre Ensemble (Brad Fryman, Artistic Director) announce Oberon’s Final Four Ticket Blitz for ‘HALCYON DAYS’ by Steven Dietz directed by Academy Award Winner Alexander Dinelaris ‘(Birdman,’ ‘Red Dog Howl’s) as Oberon celebrates its 20th Season.

The Pap Corps Hosts Inaugural Yacht Hop and Waterside Soiree to Raise Cancer Research Funds

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., March 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pap Corps, Champions for Cancer Research is proud to announce that acclaimed movement artist/choreographer Jon Boogz and The Aqualillies will be headlining their “Inaugural Yacht Hop & Waterside Soiree.” The mega night of mega yachts will take place on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at the famed Turnberry Marina and Turnberry Isle Condominium. This nautical night will support The Pap Corps in their mission to raise research funds for all types of cancer at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami.

Top 40-selling Texas State Men and Boys Choir Bound for Carnegie Hall Performance

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Imagine performing at the world-renowned Carnegie Hall in New York. That has long been the dream of members of the Top 40-selling Texas State Men & Boys Choir, who are currently celebrating their third anniversary. That anniversary will be marked by: the release of the choir’s fourth record, a four-city tour, and a magical Carnegie Hall performance.

The Littlest Wiseman – The 100-year-old Holiday Tradition Returns for 57th Consecutive Annual Run

FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Fort Worth production of The Littlest Wiseman started as a modest junior high school play about the humble birth of Jesus. Now in its 57th consecutive annual run, the play has evolved into an elaborate production that is one of Fort Worth’s longest-running Christmas season entertainment events.

Historic partnership of Long Beach arts organizations create family classic THE CHRISTMAS CAROL in the Ernest Borgnine Theatre

LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art-In-Relation (A.I.R.), Children’s Theater of Long Beach (CTLB), and The Scottish Rite Cathedral announce a wonderful partnering of resources and talent for a 2017 holiday musical production of “The Christmas Carol.” Plays Dec. 15, 16, 21, 22, 23 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Ernest Borgnine Theatre, 855 Elm Avenue, Long Beach, CA.

Stage to Studio Soul Singer-Songwriter-Actor Los Angeles Native PHILLIP BRANDON Debuts at The Colony Theatre in Burbank

BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Springing forth following eight years of tours as “Narrator” with platinum selling rock band Trans-Siberian Orchestra to a feature role in the life story of Gospel legend BeBe Winans, “Born For This: The Musical,” Los Angeles native singer-songwriter-actor Phillip Brandon now proudly unveils his debut CD, “The Story Begins,” via a spectacular live launch performance Thursday, October 12 at The Colony Theatre in Burbank, California.

Provocative film maker, Theo Van Gogh exposed in Altruistic Theatre’s World Premiere production of ‘Committed’ by Natalie Menna

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LanDan Consulting announces that Brad Fryman is taking on the role of Theo Van Gogh in the World Premiere play “Committed” by Natalie Menna and directed by Brock Harris for the Altruistic Theatre Company. “Committed” is a work of historical fiction about the last two days of Dutch filmmaker Theo Van Gogh’s life before his murder. (*UPDATED*)

PIT STOP PLAYERS PRESENTS: ‘Absolut Collusion’ – An Evening of Great Russian Music

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pit Stop Players, the celebrated New York-based instrumental chamber ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will open their eighth season with “ABSOLUT COLLUSION,” an all-Russian concert at Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, 152 West 66th Street, on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center Opens with Dazzling Weekend of Events and Rave Reviews

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pompano Beach Cultural Center opened Thursday, May 11 with a spectacular ribbon cutting ceremony featuring dancers whose costume unfurled to become the red ribbon cut by Mayor Lamar Fisher and an esteemed group of City, County and State leaders.

‘Final, Final Farewell Tour of Dick and Delores DelRubio’ – 17-State Tour of Hilarious Theatrical Cabaret Production

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Palmer Productions and The Most Innocently Inappropriate Couple That Never Was Presents the new world-renowned musical, “The Final, Final Farewell Tour of Dick & Delores DelRubio,” starring Alan Palmer and Andrew Orbison.

Bergen County’s Nunnbetter Dance Theatre Advances to The Youth America Grand Prix Dance Finals in NYC

BERGENFIELD, N.J., March 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nunnbetter Dance Theatre (NDT), one of Bergen County, New Jersey’s premier dance schools, is proud to announce that all three ensemble pieces entered into the Youth America Grand Prix competition earlier this year were awarded a spot in the NYC Finals taking place April 8 and 9, 2017 in New York City.

Art-In-Relation Features a Cavalcade of Talent in a Unique Two Night Engagement

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jonas Sills, founder and executive producer of Art-In-Relation (A.I.R.), announces a grand benefit performance of “Broadway-LA.” After three successful seasons of theater in the Long Beach area, Art-In-Relation made its move to Los Angeles with two acclaimed productions, “Andrew Lippa’s Wild Party” and “Frankenstein, A New Musical” in the fall of 2016. They were honored to receive rave reviews and an “Ovation Recommendation” from the LA Theater Alliance.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center Announces Resident Companies

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pompano Beach Cultural Center today announced the names of the 11 regional non-profit organizations that will form the Center’s resident companies. This Cultural Alliance is comprised of highly regarded performing arts organizations based in South Florida. Each will offer exciting individual performances, while also collaborating on special events and educational programming.

The Pit Stop Players Present: ‘Fall Fantasies’ in New York

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pit Stop Players, a celebrated instrumental chamber ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, launch their seventh season with a concert of fantasy-themed music at Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, 152 West 66th Street, on October 24, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.

Blue Hill Troupe Presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ – Nonprofit Troupe’s 93rd Season to Benefit Rocking the Boat

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Blue Hill Troupe, now in its 93rd season, offers a fresh new take on Gilbert & Sullivan’s “The Pirates of Penzance.” This perennial audience favorite tells the story of a pirate named Frederic, who at the age of 21, has completed his apprenticeship and is ready to seek his fortune as an upstanding citizen. Opens Nov. 11, 2016.

Heart of Christmas: One Gift Bears Another

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Heart of Christmas, The Secret History of The Littlest Wiseman,” a gift film that pays tribute to philanthropists Mary D. and F. Howard Walsh, will premiere Sept. 7, 2016 at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. At age 9, Ben Tinsley became a participant and contributor to the annual Fort Worth Christmas pageant, “The Littlest Wiseman.”

Enchanting evening of outdoor Shakespeare awaits at Old Stone House in Brooklyn as Brad Fryman takes on Sir Toby Belch

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LanDan Consulting announces that Brad Fryman (Artistic Director – Oberon Theatre) takes on the role of Toby Belch in South Brooklyn Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” directed by Paul Molnar and Dee Byrd-Molnar. Recent appearances include: the world premiere of Chris Boal’s “Pimm’s Mission,” directed by Terry O’Brien at 59e59, “A Wilder Christmas” under the helm of Dan Wackerman, and “The Drawer Boy” directed by Alex Dinelaris at the SoHo PlayHouse.

An Exquisite Evening of Music and Dance Honoring The Culture and Contributions of Africans Across The Diaspora

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brought to you by The Adinkra Group, “Birthright 2016” is a captivating evening of live intergenerational performances by Washington D.C.’s most talented African dance and drumming ensemble and special invited guests. A night of elegance, August 20, 2016, with guests sheathed in African chic couture sets the back drop for the electric and inviting atmosphere attendees have come to know and love when attending this event.

The Pink Fund and Fred Astaire Dance Studio – Bay Harbor Islands Seek Breast Cancer Survivors for Nationwide Fundraising Event

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., June 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Are you a survivor? Do you know a survivor? Has breast cancer affected your life in any way? If so, Dancing With The Survivors(R), presented by The Pink Fund and Fred Astaire Dance Studio – Bay Harbor Islands, and which returns to Miami Beach on September 25, 2016 at the Aventura Cultural Center, is the event for you.

Oscar Winners Join Oberon Theatre Ensemble’s 24/7 Benefit

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brad Fryman – Artistic Director, Oberon Theatre Ensemble announces that Oscar and Golden Globe Winners Alexander Dinelaris and Nicolás Giacobone (Birdman) will join Oberon Theatre’s 24/7 Benefit to support its next season.

The Chase Brock Experience and The Pit Stop Players Team Up for ‘Extravaganza’

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Chase Brock Experience, a Brooklyn-based dance company, and the Pit Stop Players, a fourteen-member instrumental ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will present ‘Extravaganza: An Evening of Live Music and Dance’ on Friday, May 20 at 8 p.m. at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street.

PULSE Announces the ‘PULSE Halloween Bash’ 2015 to be Held at the EMP Museum

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PULSE Halloween Bash at the EMP Museum 2015 will continue its long tradition of being the most-anticipated Halloween party in downtown Seattle. PULSE has sold out every year due to its outstanding location, value, and the most impressive and elaborate costumes in the city. Presented by Halloween Seattle.

The Blue Hill Troupe Announces its 92nd Season to Benefit Children’s Cancer and Blood Foundation

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Blue Hill Troupe, the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, announces its 92nd season with ‘A Little Night Music,’ Nov. 13-21, 2015 at The Theatre at St. Jean’s, and Gilbert and Sullivan’s ‘Iolanthe, or the Peer and the Peri,’ April 8-16, 2016 at El Teatro of El Museo del Barrio. The 2015-2016 season will benefit the Children’s Cancer and Blood Foundation.

Art-In-Relation Produces Rarely Staged Classic 80’s Musical ‘Chess’ in a Uniquely Authentic Production

LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s the early nineteen eighties and the radio is blasting a catchy tune about a Chess game in Bangkok, ‘One Night in Bangkok.’ If you are old enough to remember this time you will also recall the confusion regarding the song. Such is the story too of the musical, ‘Chess’ being boldly staged by Art-In-Relation in Long Beach, Calif.

The Marsh San Francisco Announces Ann Randolph’s Award-Winning, Uproariously Funny Solo Show, ‘Loveland’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ann Randolph’s award winning solo show ‘LOVELAND’ returns to The Marsh along with a transformative interaction workshop on Good Grief following each performance. ‘LOVELAND’ is directed by Joshua Townshend-Zellner and presented Saturdays at 5 p.m., September 12 – October 17 at The Marsh San Francisco.

Art-In-Relation Introduces Kids of All Ages to Musical Theater with Unique ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’

LONG BEACH, Calif., Aug. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art-In-Relation (A.I.R.), Jonas Sills and Ray Buffer, producers are proud to present their sixth stage production in a unique version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic, ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ for a limited run from August 14-23, 2015.

Art-In-Relation Brings Biblical Story of Joseph to Life in Historic Scottish Rite Cathedral in Long Beach CA

LONG BEACH, Calif., July 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The magnificent musical ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ is playing at the Ernest Borgnine Theatre in Long Beach, California from August 14 – 23, courtesy of Art-In-Relation.

Art-In-Relation Brings Center Stage Opera’s ‘Carmen’ to Long Beach for One Show, June 20

LONG BEACH, Calif., June 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art-in-Relation (AIR) will present a co-production of the classic opera ‘Carmen’ to The Ernest Borgnine Theatre, Saturday, June 20, 2015. The co-production will run for one performance only. The Ernest Borgnine Theatre is located at 855 Elm Ave. in Long Beach.

‘Mark Felt, Superstar’ – New Musical About Watergate’s Deep Throat to Play the Triad Theater

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Triad Theater will present the first New York performances of ‘Mark Felt, Superstar,’ a new musical about Watergate’s infamous Deep Throat, with book, music and lyrics by Joshua Rosenblum. Though his name is little known today, Mark Felt was the retired FBI man who revealed in 2005 that he had been Deep Throat, the secret source for journalists Woodward and Bernstein during the Watergate era.

Art-In-Relation Breathes New Life Into the Arts of Long Beach with ‘Fresh A.I.R.’

LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art-In-Relation (AIR), a new Long Beach based Arts Organization will be holding its first fundraising event on Sunday, February 22, 2015 beginning at 2 p.m. at Ernest Borgnine Theatre in Long Beach. The event is called ‘Fresh A.I.R. – a Broadway Benefit.’