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    Interview with Scott Kettner of Nation Beat

    Nation Beat is a NYC based, internationally renowned American-Brazilian collective that travels around performing their unique mixture of Brazilian maracatu drumming, New Orleans second line rhythms, funk and swamp-rock blues. Now performing at NYC’s Symphony Space, Nation Beat is the first American...
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    HSA Theatre Alliance presents ‘The Trojan Women’

    “The Trojan Women” is a contemporary take on the classic Greek tragedy that opened on February 24 and will run through March 19 at the HAS Theatre at 649 St. Nicholas Avenue NYC. Directed by award-winner Alfred Preisser, the Artistic Director/Chair of the Theatre Department at the Harlem School of...
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    Immediate Media and The Collapsable Hole presents ‘Steve of Tomorrow’

    “Steve of Tomorrow” is a hi-tech apocalyptic comedy, running at The Collapsable Hole from March 16 to April 1, 2017. Co-created by writer/director David Commander and media designer Rob Ramirez, the fifty-minute show is a satire about consumerism, news content, climate change, the future, and human...
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    The Talking Band presents ‘The Room Sings’ at La MaMa

    LaMaMa is New York City’s premiere avant garde theater and from March 31 to April 16, 2017, the venue will be hosting The Talking Band’s “The Room Sings.” This play uses several genres to tell the stories of four people whose lives interlock. True to its name, the play features a room in a country...
  • Director and playwright Lisa Moira channeling the Mona Lisa.

    Interview with playwright and theatrical director Lissa Moira

    Playwright and director Lissa Moira has made a career out of adapting and updating theatrical works. Strongly associated with Theater for the New City, Lissa’s most recent play is titled “Grand Theft Musical” and it is based on Robert Sickinger's 1994 play titled "Platinum Taps." “Grand Theft...
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    Interview: Lauded stage and screen actor, Stelio Savante

     Stelio Savante is an American Movie Award winner and a SAG nominee who is now starring in the highly anticipated drama, “Media”, with a premiere date of Feb. 25, 2017, on TV One. Savante will be playing the role of Howard Boston, an imprisoned underworld power broker. Savante can also be seen...
  • Becky Baumwoll in a scene from Broken Box Mime Theater's production of SEE REVERSE at A.R.T/NY's Jeffery and Paula Gural Theater February 17

    Review: 'See Reverse' at Broken Box Mime Theater

    "See Reverse” is theater at its finest. Over the course of 90 minutes, the play features 10 short scenes that were created by Broken Box Mime Theater's resident ensemble of innovative performers. The pieces performed truly embody the full range of what the art of mime is capable of. With only...
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    Interview with writer, actor, director and producer, Carl T. Evans

    Carl T. Evans is a quadruple threat in the entertainment industry as a writer, producer, director and actor. Evans launched his career in the entertainment industry as an actor studying his craft at Adelphi University in New York. He has since amassed an impressive resume involving, theater...
  • Interview with Nic Adams of ‘Real Talk/Kip Talk’

    Interview with Nic Adams of ‘Real Talk/Kip Talk’

    “Real Talk/Kip Talk” is a talk show series that centers on theatrical topics.  On Feb. 25, the show’s second episode will be recorded live at NYC’s Abrons Arts Center at 8 p.m.. The show is the brainchild of media mogul Kippy Winston and it invites audiences to take part in the live—although also...
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    Rough Draft Theater Festival presents ‘A Window Into New York’

    Rough Draft Festival is an annual theatrical event at LaGuardia Performing Arts that will feature plays by Melis Aker, Scott Barrow, Leila Buck, Kevin Doyle, Joey Merlo, Kyoung Park Directed by Kevin Doyle, Isabelle Kettle, Kelly O’Donnell, Kyoung Park, Benjamin Shaw, Tamilla Woodard, who will...
  • Interview with actor and comedian David Haydn-Jones, aka ‘Mr. Ketch’

    Interview with actor and comedian David Haydn-Jones, aka ‘Mr. Ketch’

    David Haydn-Jones is an actor of both stage and screen. David got his start in theater and sketch comedy—avenues which he still readily performs in—but is currently best known for his portrayal of the sociopathic character known as “Mr. Ketch”, a James-Bond-like figure who appears on the hit...
  • James Kautz is an actor and the Founding Artistic Director of the Amoralists Theatre Company.

    Interview with James Kautz, founder of ‘The Amoralists’ theater troupe

    In February of 2017, The Amoralists, in association with Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, announced casting and the design team for their world premiere of Ken Urban’s “Nibbler” which is scheduled to run from February 23 to March 18. The play is set in 1992 and focused on a group of young friends in...
  • Sara Bareilles to begin starring Broadway run singing her own ‘Waitress’ score

    Sara Bareilles to begin starring Broadway run singing her own ‘Waitress’ score

    Sara Bareilles has already become what so many aspiring singer songwriters dream—composer of an everlasting, iconic hit, composer of a Broadway score, and now, she is about to star in the leading role of her own show, “Waitress.” Proclaiming “unabashed delight” in announcing the news on Twitter just...
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    Interview: Author and musician Adam Gidwitz to stage theatrical musical book reading at Symphony Space

    Symphony Space is one of the top theatrical venues in New York City that provides theatrical and artistic events for children. Their highly interactive Thalia Kids’ Book Club is especially popular with children and parents.  On Saturday, April 1, the venue will present the international premiere of...
  • Left to right, Myriah Riedel as Heidi, Garrett Dill as Jeff, Jasmine Joshua as Susan, Adam Minton as Hunter

    Bainbridge Performing Arts stages entertaining [title of SHOW]

    The good people who run and contribute to Bainbridge Performing Arts are a talented lot, and the anticipation of the audience leading up to a BPA show is palpable. Most of the shows on the Island are epic productions, with dozens of actors on sets unmatched anywhere in the South Sound. The current...
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    Interview: Bottoms Dream presents ‘The Bride’

    Bottoms Dream is a theater company based in New York City that has been dedicated to the reinvention of classic texts since 2013. On February 16, “The Bride” will debut; it is the third installment of the company’s “Weaving Series” and combines Shakespeare's characters, events, and words from the...
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    Interview with choreographer, artistic director and screenwriter Glenn Douglas Packard

    Glenn Douglas Packard is an Emmy-nominated Choreographer and Artistic Director who has been featured in the New York Times and was previously active in Bollywood. Over the course of his career, Glenn has been entrusted as a creative director for more than forty stage shows including The Latin...
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    Interview with author Katharine Holabird, creator of the ‘Angelina Ballerina’ series

    Katharine Holabird was born in Chicago and always loved dance and ballet. Katharine worked as an editor and journalist and penned the first book in the “Angelina Ballerina” series in 1983. The series was inspired by her children and became a massive success. She is now working on a new series titled...
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    Interview: James Lecesne, “The Mother of Invention” playwright

    James Lecesne is a playwright, actor, published author, Academy Award winner, Emmy Nominee, and producer who has received numerous awards for his work in the theater including Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards.  The New York Times hailed James Lecesne “among the most talented solo...
  • Elton John will be writing music alongside Rent producer, Kevin McCollum, to bring The Devil Wears Prada to Broadway. 

    Elton John is helping to bring ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ to Broadway

    Sir Elton John is certainly no stranger to the bright lights of Broadway. The famed British pianist and singer has received multiple Tony Award nominations for his work on The Lion King and Aida back in the late nineties, and again more recently with Billy Elliot the Musical. Now it looks like...
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