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Eboni Bell joined the Stages Repertory Theater in 2014 as a part-time House Manager. Since then, a lot has changed in Houston’s sixth-largest nonprofit performing arts organization. In January 2020, the company moved into its new home, the Gordy, a state-of-the-art 68,500 square foot campus and three theaters located on the north side of Montrose. …

Almost 40 years since her Broadway debut, a modern revival of Fat is intended to wow audiences at Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University. Don’t expect to see the John Travolta / Olivia Newton-John version next month. While the show features all of the familiar tunes and memorable moves, audiences can expect a few twists and turns …

The initial cast has been revealed for the stage adaptation of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe ahead of his new tour, which will begin later this year. Based on CS Lewis’ iconic classic children’s book about a group of kids walking through a closet in a magical kingdom, the original production was first …

NAPLES – Gulfshore Playhouse, currently undergoing a transformative $ 60 million renovation, recently promoted two managers to executive positions. Joel Markus has been appointed COO and Managing Director, while Sarah Owen has been promoted to Director of Development. “These promotions reflect the tireless efforts of Joel and Sarah over the past 15 months to smoothly …

WHEELING – The Executive Director of the Wheeling Convention and Visitors Bureau, Frank O’Brien, knows the Senses. Shelley Moore Capito and Joe Manchin consider the Capitol Theater in Wheeling to be an important part of the area. Now he and the theater are hoping that will lead to a six-figure push to make integral improvements …

Looking for audiobooks that pack a punch in a relatively short period of time, I came across this by Natasha Brown Assembly (Penguin Audio, 1h58min), read by actor Pippa Bennett-Warner, who was most recently seen on television in the David Hare film Roadkill and in the sky London gangs. It is an extraordinary book and …

Since the COVID-19 shutdown, live theaters across the Edmonton metropolitan area have resembled ghost towns collecting dust. The costumes were hung on shelves, the sets abandoned and the lights turned off. Some wondered if the premises would reopen. The theaters were biding their time and patiently awaiting our return. Now, alongside a provincial government tally …

Sandhurst Catholic Education Executive Director Paul Desmond defended his decision to cancel Notre Dame College’s performance of Little Shop of Horrors on Thursday night. The show’s Friday and Saturday night performances had been canceled due to Victoria’s instant lockdown, which was announced Thursday to go into effect at 11:59 p.m. Thursday night. Mr Desmond called …

Duluth Playhouse’s production of Xanadu is set to be the first full-length musical to be produced after COVID -19 made performances unsafe last year. But now, with the vaccine rolling out and precautions lifted, it’s time to go back to theater. Xanadu director Phillip Fazio said, “It had to be a smaller show, but a …

By Isabel Vander Stoep / For Nisqually Valley News From July 15 to 25, the Tenino Young-at-Heart Theater will present “A Year With Frog and Toad” at the Tenino Quarry Pool children’s pool, which was previously drained for construction. The performance is based on the beloved books “Frog and Toad” by Arnold Lobel and will …