Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Theatre

Pittsburgh Public Theater to Offer Increased Accessibility to Audiences

Pittsburgh Public Theater (PPT) has announced that the theatre will upgrade its support services  to include I-Caption and D-scriptive, real-time closed-captioning and audio description delivered via personal handheld devices. PPT is the first theatre outside...

Wilma Theatre to Revive ‘Passing Strange’ in 2017-18 Season

The Wilma Theater has announced its 2017-18 season, containing three productions. All three will take place in the newly renovated Wilma building, now called Wilma at Aurora. The season will open with Blood Wedding by Federico García Lorca, translated...

A Classically Elegant Così Fan Tutte for a Balmy Summer Evening at Holland Park

Mozart's memories of visting Naples as a teenager suffuse the score of Così fan tutte, and despite storms earlier in the week and a dire weather forecast it really was a case of "soave sia il vento"...

Jobsite Theater Partners With Community Foundation of Tampa Bay

Jobsite Theater has announced a partnership with Community Foundation of Tampa Bay (CFTB), an organization focused on connecting donors, nonprofit organizations, and community leaders to improve the Tampa Bay community. “We are very excited to partner with Jobsite Theater,” said...

Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci Review – Compellingly Sung Operatic Misery

Catch this classic double bill of Italian opera in The Royal Opera’s Olivier Award-winning production, with Daniel Oren conducting two excellent casts. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=FvysCt1Q9NQ Michieletto is not the first director to dream up an intertwining of these...

Virginia Stage Names Tom Quaintance Producing Artistic Director

The leader will bring his skills of developing new work and community events to Virginia. Virginia Stage Company has named Tom Quaintance as producing artistic director. He will work with the board and staff over...

Denver Center Announces Lineup for New Play Summit

The 12th annual event will feature three readings and two world premiere productions. The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) theatre company has announced the lineup for the 2017 Colorado New Play Summit, which will...

A Midsummer Night’s Dream review – Carsen’s Classic Staging Makes a Welcome Return

Here’s a thing. Robert Carsen’s production of Britten’s Shakespeare opera first arrived at ENO in 1995 and was most recently revived in 2004. In 2011, it was replaced by a Christopher Alden production whose seedy, sexualised 1950s boys’...

“God of Carnage” – A Dark Inner Comedy

The second play of the season for the Gardner-Webb University Department of Theatre Arts is the dark domestic comedy by Yasmina Reza, 'God of Carnage.' Performances will be Nov. 16-19 in the Millennium Playhouse,...

New Anna Karenina Musical Is in The Works

Those who loved Tom Stoppard’s movie version of Anna Karenina set within a theater have something to look forward to: a new Anna Karenina musical will open at the Moscow Operetta this October, and...

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