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World Dance Group culminates 2020 with LIKE$, the best digital contest for dance lovers

SAN JUAN, P.R., Dec. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Covid-19 Pandemic has almost entirely destroyed some sectors of the economy, such as hospitality, recreational activities and entertainment events. Musicians, dancers, and artists in general are part of those sectors that today see their economic opportunities reduced to almost zero, says World Dance Group.

Plano Texas Resident Takes the Stage for 80th Time as Scrooge in NTPA’s Production of ‘Scrooge, the Musical’

PLANO, Texas, Dec. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- North Texas Performing Arts announces that Plano resident Darrell Rodenbaugh, who has played the title role of Scrooge since the tradition began in 2011, is again taking the stage in its 10th annual Christmas celebration of "Scrooge - The Musical" presented by Transamerica.
third annual Exit 36 Slam Poetry Festival

Pompano Beach Arts presents third annual Exit 36 Slam Poetry Festival – 2020 Live Streaming Event

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department is proud to present the 3rd Annual Exit 36 Slam Poetry Festival, an enriching and entertaining showcase of the best local and national spoken word artists and writers. While poets will be competing live at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center from December 10-12, due to COVID-19, the festival will be live streamed to the public.

The World Salsa Championship Reinvents Itself with Its First Virtual Edition And $2,020 In Cash Prizes

SAN JUAN, P.R., Nov. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In early 2020 the World Dance Group was preparing a new chapter of the World Salsa Championship in San Juan, Puerto Rico; one of the world's special houses of salsa, and a historic city of humanity, rich in music and history. After celebrating previous editions in high-profile venues like Las Vegas, Disney, Miami and Atlanta, the company selected the new Distrito T-Mobile, a new entertainment complex soon to open in San Juan, as the venue for the 6th World Salsa Championships.

Phenomenology Virtually Connects Broadway Talent to Public Schools During COVID-19

FREDERICK, Md., Oct. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, is facilitating connections between Broadway performers and the Academy of Fine Arts, which brings together more than 80 students across 10 public high schools who are interested in learning visual art, dance, music and theatre.

MEMBER-SUPPORTED THEATRE – Long Wharf Theatre Asks Its Fans to Become Its Members

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Oct. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Long Wharf Theatre continues to rebuild American theatre with a member-supported model, offering supporters in New Haven and beyond a communal stake in a company committed to artistic innovation-resulting in numerous awards including three Pulitzer Prizes-that established the landmark regional theatre as a vital incubator of insightful new work.

Back by Popular Demand: The Young Americans College of the Performing Arts Reopens for Students

CORONA, Calif., July 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- August 10th cannot come fast enough for those students interested in music, performing arts and academics. This is when The Young Americans College of the Performing Arts (yacollege.edu) reopens, bringing back opportunity for students to further their education and make the most of their chances for advancement in the arts.

‘In America – A New Musical’ Launches Salvo Against Trump’s Culture War

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In response to President Trump's increase in rhetoric against education, immigration, Black Lives Matter, Tik Tok and his defense of the Confederate flag and its monuments, Professor Hal Harper of Oakland, California, retired professor of English as a Second Language (ESL), has launched his own salvo in the culture war as he releases "In America - A New Musical" to the public.

Champions of Southern Queer Visibility Announce Second Virtual Telethon

ATLANTA, Ga., May 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Y'all ready for a second helping? Wussy Mag, Queer Appalachia, and Southern Fried Queer Pride, three powerhouse stewards of Southern and Appalachian queer culture, have teamed up again to bring you "The Big Ass Telethon to End Metronormativity: PART TWO." The livestream event celebrating rural queer artists will air on Saturday, May 30 at 5pm PDT/8pm EDT on Twitch at @endmetronormativity.

‘Ain’t Too Proud’ Star, Jawan Jackson, Hits a High Note with Students During Pandemic

FREDERICK, Md., April 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, is teaming up with Jawan Jackson, star of the hit Broadway musical "Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations," to encourage high school musical theater students in Frederick, Maryland.

Modest Means with Big Dreams – A True Rag to Riches Story

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Feb. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Local Performing Arts School THE CENTER STAGE STUDIO (CSS) of Aliso Viejo, Calif. won a National Title & coveted "Sweepstakes Award" at "The Musical Theater Competition of America" held at Disneyland California this past weekend making THE CENTER STAGE STUDIO one of the top Musical Theater Programs in the country.

‘Les Boites Noires’ is a striking new play about the life of a Haitian family in the Big Apple, to debut...

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Feb. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Papa Jean is an actor, writer, playwright, and content creator from New York City. He has a distinctive cultural background with a strong focus on portraying the voice of the Haitian community. Inspired by his family descent, he recently created a poignant new play, which ties into his background and the life of immigrants in this day and age.

Ralph Brunson debuts witty original musical comedy, ‘Samson and the Burning Bush’ – A Farce to Be Reckoned With

LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ralph Brunson Productions, in association with Art-In-Relation, announces the world premiere fully staged production of "Samson and the Burning Bush." Jan. 10-12 at the Long Beach Playhouse Studio Theater.

The Open Book Theatre Presents Unique Holiday Entertainment for the Whole Family

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Open Book Theatre, New York City's oldest readers theatre company, will present two heartwarming holiday shows this December: "A Confused Hanukkah," at 2 p.m. on Dec. 23, 26 and 27; and "The Last Christmas of Ebenezer Scrooge," at 7 p.m. on Dec. 22, 23 and 29. Both plays will be performed at Pushkin Hall, 165 W. 86th St., 2nd Floor.

NYC Dancers Step Together in Short Musical Film to Encourage Our Youth to Speak Out!

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 3 cords & a hook studios announces "Youthful Faces," bringing together some of NYC's best dancers, including: Matt Wiercinski (Broadway: "Anastasia" - Ensemble/Prince Siegfried) and Kathryn Zimmer (Broadway: "Matilda The Musical"), to encourage and become a catalyst for our younger generation to speak up and speak out to illuminate the future they want to see.

Seattle Sensation Arnaldo! Heads Talented Cast in LIFE IS A CABARET on August 10

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Aug. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Summer is heating up and the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce DC (PACC-DC) is serving up a sizzling show to match with "LIFE IS A CABARET," headlined by Seattle sensation, uber talented Arnaldo! Drag Chanteuse on August 10, 2019 at the State Theatre in Falls Church, Virginia. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and show starts at 8 p.m.

‘Sopranos’ star Jamie-Lynn Sigler to lead a powerful cast at MANHATTANonPATRICK on September 27

FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, announced it has secured "Sopranos" star Jamie-Lynn Sigler to lead a powerful cast in the staged reading of a new play for MANHATTANonPATRICK at the Weinberg Center for the Arts in suburban Washington D.C. on September 27.
Late for Martinis

Latina Actress & Activist Yubo Fernandez Exposes Mental Health and Defeats Hidden Abuse in The Industry, Off Broadway This Summer

MANHATTAN, N.Y., July 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Yubo Fernandez was a sponsored child from the Dominican Republic by a U.S. school; now she's an awarded actress, producer, director, activist and entrepreneur, presenting her third play in Off Broadway NYC. "Late for Martinis" is part of the Summer Play Celebration at the Manhattan Repertory Theater this July 18, 20 and 21, 2019 in Manhattan.

GALLOSPOLE, a Music Peddler of Conspiracy Theories, Announces the Release of the Political Allegory, TARAC WIPPP

DREXEL HILL, Pa., July 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gallospole will release the political allegory, TARAC WIPPP, which stands for The American Right for Adequate Chair Width In Public & Private Places, on July 15, 2019. In a series of videos, animations and soundtracks, TARAC WIPPP, a fictitious lobbying organization led by Gallospole, peddles the conspiracy theory that the weaponization of chairs, perpetrated by known and unknown entities, discriminates against obese Americans.

‘Love Jones the Musical’ Playwright Timothy Allen Smith takes on ‘Choice,’ with new stage drama

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Twenty/20 Productions announces Timothy Allen Smith, the wordsmith behind 2016's record breaking, "Love Jones The Musical," is premiering a new stage play at The Beverly Hills Playhouse in September 2019.

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