Breadcrumb Links Theater local arts Canadian theater welcomes a fun, contemporary and inspiring new musical. Ruth (Jenny Weisz) and Hannah (Arinea Hermans) learn about cannabis from retailer Alexis (Masini McDermott) in the musical Grow which opened Friday at the Grand Theater and will run until April 30. (Mike Hensen/The LondonRead More →

The Queen’s Theater Hornchurch today announces the full cast of its brand new fresh and cheerful musical adaptation of The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾ – the Musical (April 28 – May 21, 2022). Based on Sue Townsend’s bestseller, this outrageously funny tale of teenage angst andRead More →

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati presented by TriHealth has announced a long-awaited lineup of seasonal shows, including previously announced HADESTOWN as well as new musicals TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL, TOOTSIE and the Tony Award Winning Best Musical MOULIN ROUGE. The season also includes rescheduled shows from the 19/20Read More →

Amas Musical Theater today announced the recipients of the fourth Eric H. Weinberger Award for Emerging Librettists, a cash and production grant awarded annually to support the early work and career of a deserving musical theater librettist, commemorating the life and work of playwright/librettist Eric H. Weinberger (1950-2017), who wasRead More →

Enthrallment: The Musical will premiere at the Orlando Fringe Festival, featuring well-known local artists as well as a few new faces, bringing this dark musical to life. The Orlando International Fringe Festival has long been known for its cutting-edge and original theater productions, and this year was no exception. WithRead More →

YMCA Productions brings Disney magic to Scarborough this Easter with its full production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid. The production promises to be a high-octane powerhouse featuring musical favorites Part of Your World and Under the Sea. Also included in the score are the heart warmers Kiss the Girl andRead More →

ENID, Oklahoma— Lifelong musician, educator and supporter of musical education, we remember his passion. Al Jensen died Friday at the age of 94. A music store owner and instructor, he was known locally for his decades of service to the local music community. “He was an incredible man,” said RandyRead More →

Zander accepts the Bruckner Medal (photo Hilary Scott) A huge experience of a rare live performance of Mahler’s Third Symphony is expected. I last heard it in Symphony Hall nine years ago and saw it again HERE, but Friday’s crossing by the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, lovingly prepared and superbly conductedRead More →

After four years, a COVID-19 cancellation and two different casts, Middlebury Community Players will finally perform ‘Tuck Everlasting, The Musical’ at Middlebury Town Hall Theater from April 14-16. If you know the story, in peaceful Tree Gap, New Hampshire, Winnie Foster dreams of a life of adventure. But when sheRead More →

To continue to hype the highly anticipated Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secretstwo tracks from the film’s magical soundtrack have been released online to bring all wizards and witches back to the wizarding world musically. Emmy and Grammy-winning, Oscar-nominated composer James Newton Howard is known to Wizarding World fans for writing theRead More →

Ben Zander’s guide-lecturer to Mahler’s Third Symphony is not only admirably thorough, but also engaging in each of its 76 minutes. My short first-person narrative will serve to point to this extended pre-concert guide to the Boston Philharmonic concert at Symphony Hall on April 8and at 8:00. Zander will startRead More →

In what can be considered a paradigmatic example of accidental foresight, the Boston Symphony performs the masterful work of Benjamin Britten requiem of war in the face of a real war. If, as Wordsworth asserted (and Eliot denied), poetry is an emotion remembered in quiet, then this week’s gigs couldRead More →

After presenting Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” earlier this month, Stage Door Productions makes a quick return to the stage with the rock musical “Spring Awakening.” The show opens at 8 p.m. tonight with performances through April 10. Sessions are at 8 p.m. for performances from Thursday to Saturday andRead More →

EXCLUSIVE: Gravitas Ventures has acquired the American rights to the musical crime drama The scorewith Will Poulter (Drug), Johnny Flynn (The clothe), Naomi Ackie (master of nothing) and Lydia Wilson (Flack). The Anthem Sports & Entertainment Company plans to release writer-director Malachi Smyth’s feature debut exclusively in theaters on JuneRead More →

Diana Musical, Space Jam and Jared Leto among 2022 Razzie winners for ‘worst’ of the year Netflix; Fabio Lovino/MGM Pictures; Pictures from Warner Bros. This year’s Razzie Awards have officially been awarded. Ahead of Sunday’s 94th Academy Awards, the “winners” of the 42nd Golden Raspberry Awards were announced over theRead More →

The buzz around Sian HederMasterpiece in the running for Best Picture CODA continues to grow ahead of the 2022 Oscars. Through a partnership between the Tony Award-winning Deaf West Theatre, Vendôme Pictures and Pathé Films, it will be able to expand its reach into the world of musical theatre. TheRead More →

Adam Pascal as Edward Lewis and Olivia Valli as Vivian Ward during the nationwide premiere of ‘Pretty Woman: The Musical’, which was first adapted to Broadway in 2018. Credit: With l courtesy of Matthew Murphy The musical “Pretty Woman” – based on the 1990 romantic comedy about self-transformation – isRead More →

Over the past three years, composer Gaurav Chatterji has covered Ginny Weds Sunny’s song ‘Phoonk Phoonk’ (2020), films like Jai Mummy Di (2020) and Aafat-e-Ishq (2021), short film Biscut (2019) and Bengali single ‘Mon Ke Bojhai’ with singer Sona Mohapatra. For his latest project, the composer worked on a songRead More →

Broadway Records releases cast album of Stephen Sondheim’s recent Off-Broadway cover by Classic Stage Company Killers. The music is available digitally, with a physical CD release scheduled for April 15. The recording features Adam Chanler-Berat as John Hinckley, Jr., Eddie Cooper as Landlord, Tavi Gevinson as Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme, AndyRead More →

The Slow Burn Theater Company and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts invite the public to the Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical Matilda: The Musical, presented by American National Bank, from Friday, March 25 through Sunday, April 10, 2022. The musical received widespread critical acclaim. and won seven OlivierRead More →

Dragon Age: Origins writer David Gaider and Humble Games have revealed the first teaser for Stray Gods, a new “musical role-playing game” in development at Gaider’s new Summerfall Studios. Summerfall Studios was announced in September 2019, founded by Gaider and CEO Liam Esler, a game developer with credits to Baldur’sRead More →

Barring another major upset like the one that sent Russell Wilson to the Denver Broncos, it’s the Indianapolis Colts, Seattle Seahawks, Pittsburgh Steelers, New Orleans Saints and Chicago Buccaneers. Tampa Bay only five teams likely don’t have their 2022 starting quarterbacks on the roster. An eight-pack of observations on thisRead More →

Celebrity Series of Boston brought the stellar Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields to Symphony Hall on Sunday for its 13and rewarding visit. Superstar violinist Joshua Bell took over leadership in 2011 at the end of founder Neville Mariner’s 53-year career. I remember the admiration that struck me whenRead More →

Definitive Records asks interesting Vancouverites to sift through their sonic memories to release the three albums anchoring their musical tastes. As a vintage picker, shop owner, designer, baker, and the kind of person with uninterrupted creative energy, it’s no surprise that the woman behind Whistler’s Velvet Underground boutique, Amy Rafferty,Read More →

This is a theatrical production of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical jointly produced by Stages Bloomington and Theater South of Bloomington South High School. The cast of the show are high school students from Bloomington South, Bloomington North and the Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship. Adapted from theRead More →

The ArtsBridge Foundation’s Schuler Awards will include the nation’s first-ever gender-neutral category. The Schuler Awards are a statewide high school musical theater awards program designed to increase awareness, advocacy and support of Georgia’s arts education programs, to develop and foster the growth of talent by providing learning and performance opportunities,Read More →

Pictured (L-R): Danielle Wade (Cady Heron), Megan MasakoHaley (Gretchen Wieners), Nadina Hassan (Regina George),Jonalyn Saxer (Karen Smith), Mary Kate Morrissey (Janis Sarkisian),and the National Tourism Company of mean girlsCredit: © 2021 Jenny Anderson So go find it! off broadway mean girls is at the Wharton Center in East Lansing untilRead More →

The full cast has been announced for the musical based on the life of Tony Valdovinos. After a record-breaking 2020 run at Arizona’s Phoenix Theater Company, ¡American!—the new musical based on the life of DREAMer Tony Valdovinos – will play a limited run at Off-Broadway’s New World Stages. Performances, asRead More →

Soprano Anu Komsi (photo Maarik Kytoeharju) In a day that would otherwise live in infamy, the Boston Symphony brought together a rich program of Russians and Baltics with a double-headed soloist. Andris Nelsons welcomed compatriot Baiba Skride to reprise their 2013 collaboration on Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto in A minor, whileRead More →