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DJ raises over ,000 for Civic Theatre
A Tri-State radio DJ raised $ 1,300 for an Evansville icon. 106.1’s Gavin Eddings had a birthday wish to give back to the Civic Theatre. His fundraiser was originally set at $ 200 but the final tally smashed his goal. He said some donated $ 10 and the biggest …
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Brevard College Theatre Presenting ‘Brother Wolf’ – Brevard, NC
On Thursday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m., Brevard College Theatre will open their production of “Brother Wolf,” a musical drama adapted by Preston Lane with original music by Lauren Dossett. The show will run in The Porter Center for Performing Arts’ Black Box Theatre.
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Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen coming to Orpheum Theatre in 2018, 2019
The cast of ‘Hamilton’ celebrate on stage the receiving of GRAMMY award after ‘Hamilton’ GRAMMY performance for The 58th GRAMMY Awards on February 15, 2016. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images) The cast of ‘Hamilton’ celebrate on stage the receiving of …
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Fort Wayne Civic Theatre 90th Anniversary
Phillip Colglazier’s involvement with the Fort Wayne Civic Theatre started when he was in the show South Pacific at age 15. Through his participation with the theatre, Colglazier got the acting bug. He pursued a career as an actor until he returned to …
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Meet the Tower Theatre’s new operators
Tower Theatre’s doors are closed again but not sealed shut. Three new operators stepped forward Friday and announced fresh plans for the Oklahoma City venue, which stands tall and shines brightly in the highly trafficked Uptown 23rd district. Stephen Tyler …
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New award for kids’ theatre
A mix of classics from both the Eastern and Western literary canon, and original plays infused with local flavour are in the running for the new Best Production for the Young award at the Life Theatre awards this year. They include a puppetry- based …
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Review : Heartbreak House, Union Theatre

REVIEW: Heartbreak House, Union Theatre
Of all the plays George Bernard Shaw wrote, one certainly found its place in the hearts and minds of the Soviets: this one. It’s not hard to see why. Much in the manner of Bulgarkov, and Chekov before him, in this simple story of a country house …
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Vidya Balan: Film audience no longer feels the need to go to a theatre to watch a star
Vidya Balan is an actor who is known to pick projects with strong scripts and characters than look for commercial success. And she agrees that in today’s times, even when Bollywood actors still enjoy a demigod status among fans, film audiences largely …

Theatre goes to nature
Come mid-December, in a clearing within a moderately dense forest of Sal trees, an unusual four-day annual theatre festival quite appropriately titled Under the Sal Tree takes hold of both locals and visitors to the otherwise sleepy hamlet of Rampur in …
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Amphion Theatre | Mecanoo

Amphion Theatre | Mecanoo
The new Amphion Theatre in Doetinchem is a venue full of atmosphere. The smart use of space and state-of-the-art technical applications, for instance in the fly loft, resulted in an innovative theatre complex. The building is orientated in an open …

Review: “Christmas Wonderland” is a big hit at the Fisher Theatre in Detroit
DETROIT — Santa Claus has come to Detroit with “Christmas Wonderland” playing at the Fisher Theatre for nine shows only beginning December 12-17, 2017. This holiday spectacular features chorus girls, a journey through Santa’s Workshop with his …
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Get Your Biennial Santa Stiffy With the Loush Sisters at Cleveland Pubic, Er, Public Theatre
Through Dec. 23 at Cleveland Public Theatre, 6415 Detroit Ave. 216-631-2727, Grab your balls, Ben Wa or otherwise, and prepare yourself for another dip into the jazzy, jizzy pool of double entendres and song fragments that is the Loush …
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Tower Theatre cancels film screening amid sexual misconduct reports

Tower Theatre cancels film screening amid sexual misconduct reports
OKLAHOMA CITY — A local entertainment venue has cancelled their scheduled screening of a controversial film amid reports of sexual misconduct against the film’s main actor. Louis C.K. broke his silence Friday after five women came forward accusing the …

ARTS: Theatre Tulsa’s ‘Amadeus’ is intriguing variation of original
In the matter of Antonio Salieri, the wrecked and crumpled figure encountered in the first few moments of Peter Shaffer’s play “Amadeus,” the madness that inflicts him is rage — rage at the realization that the work to which he devoted his life …
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Hobson: Theatre is meant to be enjoyed by all ages and abilities
The motto of Calgary’s Inside Out Theatre is that theatre is for everyone and let’s all shout those words out. What this means, according to Inside Out Theatre’s community outreach officer Carly McKee, is that no one should be excluded from enjoying it.
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Stars and students gather in Norfolk for Virginia Theatre Association’s annual conference

Stars and students gather in Norfolk for Virginia Theatre Association’s annual conference
Where do you think one of the largest theater conferences in the country takes place? New York? Los Angeles? The answer: Norfolk. The annual Virginia Theatre Association conference is expected to draw more than 2,500 people this week. Amateurs and …

Comedian Lewis Black brings his rants to Hershey Theatre Saturday
It should come as no surprise that Lewis Black’s latest tour, which is coming to Hershey Theatre Saturday night, is titled “Rant, White & Blue.” The guy has turned ranting into an art form. And you know Black’s got plenty to rant about these days.
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The Rochester Civic Theatre: as haunted as they come
Hammering resounds through the Rochester Civic Theatre late at night. A pause to assess. “That don’t hang straight,” someone says, and the work continues. If one looks behind the curtains for the workers, they’ll see an empty backstage, not a soul …
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Cody Jinks plays apocalyptic country at Raleigh’s Lincoln Theatre

musicCody Jinks plays apocalyptic country at Raleigh’s Lincoln Theatre
Don’t judge a musician by his album cover. Cody Jinks looks totally metal on his. The heavily tatted singer-songwriter was raised on country music, but he did cut his teeth on metal. “Metallica was king,” Jinks says while calling from Nashville.
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Concert preview: Cyndi Lauper adds country color to her musical quilt
She won Grammy No. 2 (Best Musical Theater Album) for “Kinky Boots” in 2014. In May, she went back to her roots, releasing a country music album, “Detour,” covering songs originally recorded by greats like Patsy Cline, Wanda Jackson and Dolly Parton.
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The First Time Faith Hill Heard “Forever Country,” It Made Her Cry
“All three of those songs were just huge records across the board,” Tim says. “I think those records resounded outside of the country music world… and all those artists…had a bigger impact…than just in country music…John Denver, who was an …


Mumbai weekend cultural calendar: Prithvi Theatre Festival, Eden Festival, and

Mumbai weekend cultural calendar: Prithvi Theatre Festival, Eden Festival, and
The second edition of the annual music and arts festival, organised by city-based electronica collective Bhavishyavani Future Soundz, will feature international acts such as house and techno specialists dOP from Paris and Maayan Nidam from Berlin, and …


These Vintage Posters Daft Punk Made to Promote Their New Merch Line Are Amazing
It’s safe to say that Daft Punk has never done anything that’s not cool, and this week’s latest news in the robotsphere is no different. In a clever pre-holiday season move to promote some of their awesome merchandise—which includes everything from …
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Go Plastic: Helena Hauff, Laurel Halo and a selection of the month’s best techno
Not exactly pop techno, mind, but certainly something that comes across quite suitable for an evening of home listening. There is a kind of sci-fi themed, semi-disco outer-reality going on here, and the album is both neatly-delivered, decidedly …
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