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Monday, December 26, 2022

The best theatre, dance and comedy tickets to book for 2023 by Arifa Akbar, Lyndsey Winship and Brian Logan

Danny Boyle’s Matrix-inspired spectacular opens in Manchester, Succession star Brian Cox returns to the stage and standups Maisie Adam, Guz Khan and Catherine Cohen are on tour More from t…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:48AM
Thursday, December 15, 2022

The Best (and Worst) Theater in Europe in 2022 by Matt Wolf, Laura Cappelle and A.j. Goldmann

The Times’s three European theater critics pick their favorite productions of the year — plus a turkey apiece for the festive season.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:18AM
Wednesday, December 14, 2022

How Cambodian women are using theatre to speak out against domestic abuse by Fiona Kelliher, Yut You and Pogn Sorphorn In Battambang

One in five women in Cambodia report experiencing domestic abuse – now a theatre group in Battambang is producing shows that help survivors talk about what is still a taboo subject Chenda …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:54AM
Monday, December 12, 2022

Best Arts Photos of 2022 by Marysa Greenawalt, Laura O’neill, Jolie Ruben, Elena Noel Santos and Amanda Webster

These are the images that defined a remarkable time across the worlds of art, music, dance and performance.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:06AM
Friday, December 2, 2022

Here Are the Best Dance Performances of 2022 by Gia Kourlas, Brian Seibert and Siobhan Burke

After a few slow, sad years, the dance calendar returned to something like abundance, with standout shows that leaned into joy and community.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:00AM
Friday, November 18, 2022

‘It’s undoubtedly going to have a big impact’: inside three Arts Council funding cases by Mabel Banfield-Nwachi, Caroline Butterwick and Alex Needham

In our final set of case studies exploring the impact of Arts Council England’s new funding round, we speak to Ballet Black, Disability Arts Online and Camden Art Centre Thrilled, relieved…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:18AM
Wednesday, November 16, 2022

‘An acutely difficult time’: companies respond to Arts Council funding decisions by Harriet Sherwood, Chris Wiegand and Lucy Knight

In our third set of case studies exploring the impact of Arts Council England’s new funding round, we hear from Eclipse in Leeds, Oldham Coliseum and Hexham’s Bloodaxe Books Organisation…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:48AM
Monday, November 14, 2022

Thrilled, relieved, perplexed: three Arts Council funding verdicts by Chris Wiegand, Imogen Tilden and Harriet Sherwood

In our second set of case studies exploring the impact of Arts Council England’s new funding decisions, we hear from Balbir Singh Dance Company, Britten Sinfonia and Little Bulb Organisati…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:54AM
Saturday, November 12, 2022

British-born ballet star unites Russian exiles in a dance of defiance by Vanessa Thorpe, Arts and Media Correspondent

Xander Parish, who fled St Petersburg in March, talks about his performance this weekend with Russian and Ukrainian artistes When the dancer Xander Parish made his return to the London stage…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:24PM
Thursday, November 10, 2022

Arts Council funding: organisations head into the unknown amid cuts by Arifa Akbar, Imogen Tilden and Chris Wiegand

In the first of a series of case studies exploring the impact of Arts Council England’s new funding decisions, we consider the view from the Watermill theatre, Welsh National Opera and Pai…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:36AM
Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Times Square May Get One of the Few Spectacles It Lacks: A Casino by Dana Rubinstein, Nicole Hong and Michael Paulson

The battle to win a New York City casino license has heated up in Manhattan, with real estate and gambling giants offering competing proposals for Times Square and Hudson Yards.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 07:07PM
Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Last Call Chicago, midwest graffiti, Routes, Braided by Micco Caporale, Salem Collo-Julin and Kerry Reid

If you’re interested in queer Chicago history, you’ll definitely want to check this out: At 6 PM, Sidetrack (3349 N. Halsted) is celebrating the release of Last Call Chicago: A […] The…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 12:02AM
Saturday, October 8, 2022

Home Movie Day, Baroque Heroes, Irrbloss, and sex talk by Micco Caporale, Salem Collo-Julin and Kerry Reid

Head to the basement and grab those Super 8 films Grandpa shot at the forest preserve picnic: it’s Chicago Home Movie Day. Chicago Film Archives and the Chicago Film Society […] The post…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 02:58AM
Friday, October 7, 2022

Indigenous culture, Nnamdï’s Pancake Haus, Refuge, and more by Micco Caporale, Salem Collo-Julin and Kerry Reid

Today kicks off the American Indian Center’s 69th Annual Chicago Powwow, which runs through Sunday (10/9). From 10 AM-6 PM each day, thousands will gather at Schiller Woods (events in [……

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 12:01PM
Thursday, October 6, 2022

Reeling online, Between Friends, Black heritage in Evanston, dating at the Hideout by Salem Collo-Julin, Kerry Reid and Micco Caporale

Today is the final day for the online portion of this year’s Reeling: the Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival. The 40th annual celebration of LGBTQ+ filmmakers and new queer cinema …

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 04:59PM
Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Silent film at the Davis, Sudan Archives, and more by Kerry Reid, Micco Caporale and Salem Collo-Julin

Magician Paige Thompson takes over the artist-in-residence slot at Chicago Magic Lounge (5050 N. Clark) with her show A Paige in Time, opening tonight at 7 PM and running Wednesdays […] Th…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 11:16AM
Friday, September 30, 2022

Sounds & S’mores, Acid Nun, the Crooked Mouth, and more by Micco Caporale, Salem Collo-Julin and Kerry Reid

Artist Khaaliq Haneef closes out his debut solo show, “The Devious Mind of Khaaliq Haneef” with Sounds & S’mores, an open mike at the Lawndale Pop-Up Spot (1408 S. Central […] Th…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 02:48PM
Thursday, September 29, 2022

Hip-hop blogs spread fake news about O-Block  by Mark Braboy, Matt Chapman and The Triibe

The TRiiBE investigates what’s going on behind the lies. The post Hip-hop blogs spread fake news about O-Block  appeared first on Chicago Reader.

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 03:01PM

Haunted dolls, navigating narcissism, Cristela Alonzo, and more by Micco Caporale, Kerry Reid and Salem Collo-Julin

Spooky season is upon us, and what a more uncomfortable way to celebrate than with dolls. Through November 6, the Chicago History Museum (1601 N. Clark) presents “Haunted Dolls & […]…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 10:51AM
Tuesday, September 27, 2022

The Reader’s guide to World Music Festival Chicago 2022 by Philip Montoro, Leslie Allison, Leor Galil, Aaron Cohen, Jamie Ludwig, Sandra Treviño, Catalina Maria Johnson, Monica Kendrick, Joshua Minsoo Kim, James Porter, Hannah Edgar, Steve Krakow, Bill Meyer, Jacob Arnold, Noah Berlatsky, Kelley Tatro and Mark G

The term “world music” has never been adequate to the task we’ve set it—even in its most benign reading, it implies a division between the listener and the rest of […] The post The…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 09:15PM
Friday, September 16, 2022

Some best bets for the fall harvest of performance by Kerry Reid, Irene Hsiao and Deanna Isaacs

It’s impossible to summarize everything that’s happening onstage this season. (It’s also hard to tell you exactly what COVID-19 precautions are required at venues now; we suggest check…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 02:09PM

Guaranteed income offers stability to formerly incarcerated people by Leslie Hurtado, Brian Young Jr. and City Bureau

Many struggle to find employment because of the stigma of a criminal record. To help, one organization is offering cash. The post Guaranteed income offers stability to formerly incarcerated …

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 01:40PM

Navigating the After, Red Summer, JB, and more by Kerry Reid, Micco Caporale and Salem Collo-Julin

Seattle-born choreographer Mariah D. Eastman has called Chicago home for the past few years, and describes her philosophy as a desire to “play with creating unusual sequences of movement w…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 01:06AM
Friday, September 9, 2022

Farming, bike tour, Moon festival, and more by Micco Caporale, Kerry Reid and Salem Collo-Julin

From 9 AM-1 PM, Catatumbo, a worker-owned cooperative farm in Englewood, is inviting volunteers to grow (pun intended) their land knowledge by helping the farm build out their space. During …

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 09:00PM
Thursday, September 8, 2022

‘I’m Enough’: Gregg Mozgala on His Debut in ‘Cost of Living by Alexis Soloski, Elisabeth Vincentelli, Laura Collins-Hughes and Scott Heller

We spoke to three actors and a playwright — Gregg Mozgala, Bonnie Milligan, Solea Pfeiffer and Noah Diaz — who are taking big shots this season.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 12:34PM

Ableton demos, Sweeney Todd, and more by Micco Caporale, Salem Collo-Julin and Kerry Reid

Hey electronic artists, wanna level up your Ableton game? Join Penthouse Audio Group at Hush (311 W. Chicago), where you can get track feedback from professionals. Ableton-certified program …

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 12:38AM
Friday, September 2, 2022

La Esquina, Creepshow, Miss Continental, and Miss Holmes by Kerry Reid, Micco Caporale and Salem Collo-Julin

At the corners of Cullerton and Carpenter sits La Esquina, a community center that opened this spring to provide free art classes and provide safer space for neighborhood youth to […] The …

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 02:38PM
Thursday, September 1, 2022

At Lincoln Center, Addicted to Swing and Back on the Dance Floor by Julia Jacobs, Rachel Sherman and Evelyn Freja

After a pandemic hiatus, dancing under the stars has returned, uniting old friends and acquaintances.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 11:39AM
Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Blues, Jews and Ukrainian ballet: the best theatre, dance and comedy of autumn 2022 by Arifa Akbar, Lyndsey Winship and Brian Logan

Samira Wiley makes her UK stage debut, there’s an urgent counter to antisemitism, plus a fourth King James, refugee dancers and comedic returns Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:33AM
Thursday, August 18, 2022

Why comedian Grace Campbell refuses to be silenced about sex – podcast by Presented By Nosheen Iqbal With Grace Campbell; Produced By Natalie Ktena and Rudi Zygadlo; Executive Producers Nicole Jackson, Elizabeth Cassin and Joshua Kelly

Comedian Grace Campbell on why after being raped last year, she worried that her openness about her sex life would be used against her Grace Campbell, comedian and author of Amazing Disgrace…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:33PM
Tuesday, August 9, 2022

How to maximize your entertainment dollars in the Seattle area by Grace Gorenflo, Jerald Pierce and Michael Rietmulder

As inflation makes money tight, here are affordable ways to enjoy the Seattle area's rich arts-and-culture scene, including free movies, concerts and more.

SOURCE: www.seattletimes.com at 09:00AM

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards