Featuring: Kleban Prize Winners MTF, NY Theatre Barn-New Works Series, Masked Megillah-Tovah, SuperYou, Broadway Cast Reunion Series, Vangeline Theater, Irish Rep-The Aran Islands
Musical Theatre Factory Sunday, March 7th presents a one-night-only event starring musical theatre writing team, Melissa Li and Kit Yan (31st Annual Kleban Prize Winners). With a little help from their friends, Melissa and Kit will give you a glimpse into who they are as collaborators, family and sometimes enemies in a 90-minute variety show. Performers for Unremarkable!include Tony Award-winner Ruthie Ann Miles (The King and I), Marc delaCruz (Hamilton), Stephanie Hsu (Be More Chill), Kuhoo Verma (Octet), Julia Abueva (KPOP), Shannon Tyo, Gianna Yanelli (Mean Girls), Sis, Futaba Shioda, Rose Van Dyne, Zeniba Now and Khaila Wilcoxon (Hadestown). Direction by Jesca Prudencio, music direction by Cynthia Meng. mtf.nyc – Tickets HERE.
Taylor Iman Jones, Jelani Remy, Marc delaCruz, and More Set to Perform in New York Theatre Barn’s March 2021 Virtual Programming. Free LIVE streams continue in New Works Series on select Wednesday evenings at 7 pm ET. See NY Theatre Barn’s YouTube channel and Broadway on Demand, each installment of the live 1-hour series includes excerpts from two new musicals and a conversation with the writers and creative team. Check the site for more.
Join everybody’s favorite Tovah Feldshuh (and her dress is fabulous!) at the Masked Megillah to celebrate Purim with Temple Emanu-EL NYC livestream on Thursday February 25 at 7 pm. Tickets HERE
Broadway On Demand presents the online world premiere of the drive-in concert production of the new musical SuperYou by Lourds Lane (directed/choreographed by Joann M. Hunter), the journey of a woman who reconnects with her dreams when her superheroine creations come to life, during Women’s History Month, Friday, March 5 at 8:00 PM ET. An exclusive “Stage Door” after-party event with cast and creatives will also follow the premiere at 9:00 PM ET. SuperYou will be available On Demand through Thursday, April 1, 2021. The SuperYou performers in this film include Kennedy Caughell (Beautiful), LaVon FIsher WIlson (Chicago), Molly Tynes (Pippin), Brie Cassil (The Marvelous Wonderettes), and writer/composer, Lourds Lane.
LML Music Presents (hosted by Lee Lessack and Robert Bannon) the March-April episodes of The Broadway Cast Reunion Series featuring Disney’s The Lion King, Jersey Boysand the West End hit Everybody’s Talking About Jamie. Current Schedule* Wednesday, March 10, 8 pm ET THE LION KING; Wednesday, March 24,, PM ET, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, Wednesday, April 7, 8 PM ET JERSEY BOYS; Saturday, April 17, 4 PM ET EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE *Subject to change
The Aran Islands: A Performance on Screen at Irish Repertory Theatre, March 16 – 28, is a haunting and visceral experience built around “a hypnotic performance” by Brendan Conroy, one of Ireland’s finest actors, as he captures the spirit of Synge in Joe O’Bryne’s theatrical adaptation of Synge’s early work, “The Aran Islands.” This play has been reimagined for digital presentation, transporting audiences to a distant world. Directed by Joe o’Byrne. Reservations essential. FREE www.irishrep.org
Vangeline Theater announces a live stream archival footage of Wake Up and Smell the Coffee, a 60-minute dance piece performed in 2017 at Triskelion Arts. The piece will premiere on Earth Day 2021 and will stream from April 22-24, 2021 at 8pm ET at https://vimeo.com/event/691140. For audiences in other time zones, the video will also be available from April 25-30, 2021 at www.vimeo.com/vangeline.