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Friday, July 9, 2021

Virtual Theater: STEW RICE (Kumu Kahua Theatre in Honolulu) by Nia Liat

Kumu Kahua Theatre will finish it’s 50th season by presenting a live digital reading of one it’s most popular plays, the late Edward Sakamoto’s Stew Rice, with performances by the ori…

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Extras: TAP DANCE FOREVER STAMPS (U.S. Postal Service) by Nia Liat

U.S. Postal Service Delivers Dancing Back to Broadway Tap Dance Forever Stamps To Be Unveiled in Times Square On Saturday, July 10, 2021, at noon EDT, New York City’s Times Square will co…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 11:38AM
Friday, June 18, 2021

Virtual Theater: DEAR ELIZABETH (Kevin Kline & Meryl Streep) by Nia Liat

Premiering virtually today Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 8pm ET, and playing for an extremely limited time, is Sarah Ruhl’s Dear Elizabeth starring Kevin Kline & Meryl Streep. Presented b…

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Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Theater: STORIES UNDER THE SUN (PlayMakers Laboratory) by Nia Liat

PlayMakers Laboratory’s STORIES UNDER THE SUN Tours Chicago Neighborhoods This Summer Through Night Out in the Parks PlayMakers Laboratory is pleased to present Stories Under the Sun, a …

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 09:29PM
Thursday, June 3, 2021

Theater Season Announcement: LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS (“Welcome Home” 2021/2022) by Nia Liat

McCoy Rigby Entertainment are bringing Broadway shows and events back to The La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts. Their newly announced season will feature:   WEST COAST PREMIERE CLUE…

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Friday, May 28, 2021

London Theatre: THE SHOW MUST GO ON! LIVE (Palace Theatre) by Nia Liat

THE SHOW MUST GO ON! LIVE AT THE PALACE THEATRE WORLDWIDE BROADCAST SUNDAY, JUNE 6, 2021 AT 11AM PT / 2PM ET Presented by National Theatre Live, the world’s most iconic musicals return to …

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Thursday, May 20, 2021

Virtual Theater: URSULA (Latino Theater Co; Cara Mía Theatre) by Nia Liat

URSULA Written, Directed & Performed by Frida Espinosa-Müller Watch On-demand for FREE starting May 20th at 6:30 PM PST / 8:30 PM CT Ursula tells the story of seven-year-old Nadia, who…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 03:53PM
Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Virtual Theater: UNMASKED: A THEATRICAL CELEBRATION OF BLACK WOMEN’S LIBERATION (Wallis, Black Rebirth Collective) by Nia Liat

Beverly Hills’ The Wallis and Black Rebirth Collective are presenting a co-production of UNMASKED: A Theatrical Celebration of Black Women’s Liberation — filmed in The Wallis’s Lovel…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 08:55PM
Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Theater: LOUIS SLOTIN SONATA (Circle X Theatre Co. on Zoom) by Nia Liat

Circle X Theatre Co. in association will present two free Zoom readings of Louis Slotin Sonata by Paul Mullin, directed by John Langs. The commemorative readings will take place on Friday Ma…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 06:46PM
Friday, April 16, 2021

Theater: TRANSNATIONAL CABARET (NCTC in San Francisco) by Nia Liat

Transcultural. Transformative. Transcendent. This May, San Francisco’s New Conservatory Theatre Center (NCTC) is presenting TransNational Cabaret, an exuberant performance dedicated to the…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 06:26AM
Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Theater: THE SHOT (starring Sharon Lawrence at Skylight) by Nia Liat

TAKE A SHOT Beginning Saturday, April 24 at 5pm (PDT) Robin Gerber’s THE SHOT, a story that reveals the well-kept secrets of American icon Katharine Graham who, before becoming the publish…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 01:49PM
Sunday, April 4, 2021

Theater: ARTIST DESCENDING A STAIRCASE (Tom Stoppard Radio Play; Remy Bumppo Theatre Company in Chicago) by Nia Liat

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company presents… Artist Descending A Staircase a radio play by Tom Stoppard Available for streaming April 5 – April 18, 2021 Artist Descending A Staircase is on…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 02:27PM
Monday, March 29, 2021

Theater: DIGITAL & LIVE SEASON 2021 (Oregon Shakespeare) by Nia Liat

OSF’s combined Digital and Live Season for 2021 features classics and new works streaming from the OSF archives, imaginative and illuminating new works presented on OSF’s digital platfor…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 10:57PM
Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Theater: MONOLOFT SLAM (Loft Ensemble) by Nia Liat

NORTH HOLLYWOOD’S LOFT ENSEMBLE ANNOUNCES MonoLOFT SLAM   Loft Ensemble, located in the heart of the NoHo Arts District, has announced MonoLOFT Slam, a slate of monologues that are prod…

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Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Theater: FROM NUMBER TO NAME (East West Players) by Nia Liat

East West Players (EWP), the nation’s longest-running professional theater of color and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, is presenting From Number to Nam…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 09:16PM
Friday, March 5, 2021

Dance: IN ANY EVENT (Hubbard Street Dance Chicago) by Nia Liat

HUBBARD STREET DANCE CHICAGO: SEASON 43 THE WORLD PREMIERE OF “IN ANY EVENT” Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s 43rd season resumes Thursday, March 25, 2021, at 7:30 p.m. with a virtual wo…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 07:53PM

Opera: THE ISLAND WE MADE (Opera Philadelphia) by Nia Liat

PREMIERES ON FRIDAY, MARCH 19 ON THE OPERA PHILADELPHIA CHANNEL Opera Philadelphia’s latest digital offering, The Island We Made, combines ethereal electronic music, personal storytelling,…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 07:53PM
Sunday, January 17, 2021

Theater: LIZZIE (Ray of Light Theatre in San Francisco; January 21 only; Hosted by James Monroe Iglehart) by Nia Liat

LEAPIN’ LIZZIE! I kept saying to folks, see it, see it. Then it became “You shoulda seen it.” Fortunately, the ephemerality of theater changes for one night only, as San Francisco’s …

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Monday, December 7, 2020

Theater Preview: INTERVIEWING MISS DAVIS (Fountain Theatre’s End-of-Year Party and Playreading) by Nia Liat

FOUNTAIN THEATRE’S VIRTUAL END-OF-YEAR PARTY: PLAYREADING ABOUT BETTE DAVIS; HOLIDAY CHEER; AND GAMES Settle in with your favorite beverage on Saturday, Dec. 19 at 5pm PT / 8pm ET when th…

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Monday, November 30, 2020

Preview: DAI 2.0 (Livestream Theater Event on December 3) by Nia Liat

DAI 2.0 Originally scheduled to premiere Off-Broadway at the 14th Street Y in NYC, Iris Bahr’s funny and moving new solo work, DAI 2.0, is the sequel to her award winning solo show, DAI (e…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 11:07PM
Saturday, November 28, 2020

Theater Preview: BREATHE. (by Philicia Saunders) by Nia Liat

BREATHE. With the recent political, racial, and global unrest occurring throughout 2020, the premiere of recent political, racial, and global unrest occurring throughout 2020, the premiere o…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 10:05PM
Friday, October 30, 2020

Extra: VOTE AT HOLLYWOOD PANTAGES THEATER (And Get A Hamilton “I Voted” Sticker) by Nia Liat

HAMILTON IS STUCK ON YOU Beginning tomorrow October 30, 2020, the Hollywood Pantages Theater opens its doors for a special new experience starring you. The lobby of this gorgeous, lavish, Ar…

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Theater Preview: SUCH SMALL HANDS (Kane Rep Digital Reading) by Nia Liat

UPCOMING READING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Tony Award winner Rondi Reed and Steppenwolf’s Francis Guinan will star in a world premiere virtual reading of Adam Szymkowicz’s Such Small Hands,…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 02:17PM
Sunday, September 27, 2020

Theater and Music Preview: THE TUNE IN FESTIVAL (CAP UCLA) by Nia Liat

CAP UCLA presents The Tune In Festival A Convergence of Music and Poetry in a Time of Change Oct. 28 – Oct. 31; Online “When the work of Pete Seeger is examined in its entirety, I find t…

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Friday, September 18, 2020

Theater Preview: FIFTH ANNUAL SEASON PREMIERE (Orange County School of the Arts) by Nia Liat

OCSA IS BRINGING BROADWAY TO YOU Orange County School of the Arts (OCSA) has a terrific fifth annual Season Premiere in store for you. Virtually, naturally. Highlighting the best of previous…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 01:45AM
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Off-Broadway Theater Preview: BREAKING IT OPEN (La Mama’s 59th Season) by Nia Liat

OPEN WIDE La MaMa’s 59th season “Breaking It Open” will explore how new work is created, performed and viewed in a global pandemic. Artist Residents will be given the time, space, and…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 03:49AM
Friday, September 11, 2020

Theater Preview: THE NICETIES (MOXIE Theatre) by Nia Liat

MOXIE’S NEXT PRODUCTION IS ALSO THE CENTER OF A DOCUMENTARY FILM Turning sixteen means new responsibility and new freedom. The same goes for San Diego’s scrappy, innovative, and critical…

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Friday, August 14, 2020

Theater Review: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (Lifeline) by Nia Liat

A PRODUCTION TO BE PROUD OF Pride and Prejudice is Austen’s best-known novel, and its rich tapestry of characters and urbane dialogue have made it a natural for the stage, television, and …

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 02:02PM
Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Theater Preview: LATINO THEATER COMPANY (Fall 2020 Virtual Season) by Nia Liat

L.A.’s Latino Theater Company has announced its Fall 2020 Season., which naturally will be shown virtually. Beginning Tuesday August 18, 2020, and over the next five months, the company wi…

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

Theater Feature: WEST ADAMS (Skylight Theatre) by Nia Liat

GO WEST Playing for one performance only tomorrow, July 30, 2020, at 3pm PST, is Skylight presents their smash hit play West Adams, a story about the absurdity of racism. After the archival …

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Monday, July 20, 2020

Theater Preview: UNDER 30 PLAYWRIGHTS LAB VIRTUAL SERIES (IAMA Theatre Company in Los Angeles) by Nia Liat

LET’S GET HIP The great IAMA Theatre Company culminates its first annual, year-long residency for emerging, Los Angeles-based playwrights under the age of 30 with a four-day virtual readi…

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All that Chat

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