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Waco's stages bring Shakespeare, Billie Holiday, Tennessee Williams to life with weekend productions

Waco Tribune-Herald 16 Jun 2021
a one-woman musical, Shakespeare in the (Indian Spring) Park, a streaming one-man drama and a new company debuting with a Tennessee Williams classic ... The Lanie Robertson musical captures Holiday, an iconic jazz and pop singer from the 1930s to 1950s, in a 1959 show at the Philadelphia jazz club four months before her death.

Grunion Calendar: Events in the week beginning June 17

Press Telegram 16 Jun 2021
Through June 20-Musical Theatre West Keep the Lights on streaming concert with Grasan Kingsberry, $27.50, June 24-July 4-Musical Theatre West Keep the Lights on streaming concert with David Engel, Larry Raben, Bets Malone, $27.50, ... June 17-Shakespeare and Friends Aloud on Zoom.

Father's Day - How do you celebrate?

HJ News 16 Jun 2021
“Dad. A son’s first hero, a daughter’s first love.” —Unknown ... I, myself, lost my father in 2005 ... × ... I was more like my dad than my mom, both of us loving literature and music, discussing symphonies, jazz, opera, Dante, Shakespeare, and Hemingway ... He was very supportive of my music and scholastic desires and appreciative of my artistic ability ... ....

“A Midsummers Night’s Dream” open on Thursday

Tooele Transcript Bulletin 15 Jun 2021
The natural lush green backdrop of the Wigwam amphitheater, along with the fresh air and Celtic music easily transports the theater goers mind to the kind of theater where Shakespeare’s work was first performed ... Brianna Lyman was accepted into the University of Utah’s Musical Theatre BFA program.

Karla Burns, Tony-nominated ‘Show Boat’ star, dead at 66

New York Post 15 Jun 2021
Karla Burns, best known for her role as Queenie in the musical “Show Boat,” has died ... Less than a decade later, in 1991, Burns reprised the role once more for a West End production with the Royal Shakespeare Company, for which she earned an Olivier Award for Supporting Actress in a Musical.

This actress will appear in a collaborative production in Riverside, Temecula while home for summer

Redlands Daily Facts 15 Jun 2021
Doepner would go see plays and musicals as she was getting older and wonder how she could be up on stage ... She appeared in such shows as “A Chorus Line,” “The Sound of Music” and “The Little Princess” on stages throughout the Inland Empire ... Doepner is pursuing her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in musical theater while minoring in dance.

Karla Burns Dies: Tony-Nominated ‘Showboat’ Actress Who Broke Olivier Award Color Barrier Was 66

Vibe Magazine 15 Jun 2021
Born, raised and educated in Wichita, Burns sang in church choirs growing up, later studying music and theater at Wichita State University ... She reprised the role in London’s West End for a 1991 Royal Shakespeare Company production, winning the Olivier for Supporting Actress in a Musical.

Bard day’s work: what I learned from eavesdropping on RSC rehearsals

The Observer 14 Jun 2021
But the ultimate vindication is that, for both participants and spectators, there is a peculiar joy about total immersion in Shakespeare after 15 barren, largely Bard-free months ... These rehearsals explore the multiple facets that make up a Shakespeare production – such as fights, movement, music, stage management – but for me two memories prevail.

What's on in the Midlands

British Theatre Guide 13 Jun 2021
Sheila Burnett Jessica Daley in The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber at Curve, Leicester Credit ... Shakespeare specialists Oddsocks takes its “unique” spin on The Comedy of Errors to the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry from Tuesday until Thursday. A folk musical telling the true story of a ...

10 shows to see on London's West End in 2021: 'The Phantom of the Opera' to 'The Bob Marley Musical'

The National 12 Jun 2021
The number comprises West End staples, such as The Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserables, while other productions such as musical adaptations of blockbuster films Pretty Woman and Back to the Future, have another chance to shine after the pandemic halted initial runs only weeks after their debut ... The Angel of Music returns to London.

John Tomlinson interview: why Britain’s greatest bass is taking on Shakespeare’s Lear

The Times/The Sunday Times 12 Jun 2021
... John Tomlinson — known as John Tom throughout the music world — will be performing not an opera but the title role in Shakespeare’s King Lear.

SD Shakespeare Festival To Present ‘Twelfth Night’

Yankton Daily Press 12 Jun 2021
The production will also be streamed for free online June 24-27; check for complete details ... In addition, one hour before each performance of this full-length Shakespeare production, the Festival will feature live music and vending of food and beverages in Prentis Park ... ....

Port Polson Players back for first show since 2019

Missoulian 12 Jun 2021
Next up in July is a Montana premiere, “The Pin-Up Girls,” a musical comedy that pays tribute to veterans ... They don’t stick to a particular genre — they like to do musicals (“we’ve done them all,” Karen said), original scripts, classics, Shakespeare.

Gazette Calendar, week of June 10

Press Telegram 10 Jun 2021
June 16-Musical Theater West Green Room Gay Pride Month. “Kinky Boots,” 7 p.m., $5, Through June 20-Musical Theatre West Keep the Lights On streaming concert with Grasan Kingsberry, $27.50, ... June 10-Shakespeare and Friends Aloud on Zoom ... June 17-Shakespeare and Friends Aloud on Zoom.

Lucy Popescu’s theatre news: Northern Ballet; Smartest Giant in Town; A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Romeo ...

Islington Tribune 10 Jun 2021
... live piano, and Little Monsters by Demis Volpi set to music by Elvis Presley ... • A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by Sean Holmes, with music from Jim Fortune, performed by members of the Hackney Colliery Band, is at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre until June 19, returning in August.

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