by Sandi Durell

Thirdwing, a theater company with roots planted in both the live and streaming theater realms, is thrilled to launch its inaugural live performance with the world premiere of THE DISCIPLE, written and directed by Rachel CareyTHE DISCIPLE begins performances Tuesday, July 20 for a limited engagement through Sunday, July 25. The performance schedule is Tuesday – Saturday at 8 pm, Sunday at 3 pm. Performances are at the Wild Project (195 East 3rd Street, between Avenues A & B). Tickets are $39, which includes a three month Thirdwing streaming membership. Or, sign up for Thirdwing monthly or yearly membership and tickets start at $4.99. For tickets and more information, visit The running time is 80 minutes with no intermission.

Little Island Artists-in-Residence PigPen Theatre Co. and Ayodele Casel take over our space with two exciting summer festivals in the park that will have you watching, listening, participating, moving and grooving to an extraordinary array of art, artists, and performances.

Let your imagination run wild at our Storytelling Festival, where you will discover how the power of words can create wondrous worlds. Then get your groove on at Little Island’s week-long Dance Festival, which celebrates movement in all its forms, as artists from all over the globe come to our beautiful park to share their secrets and rhythms with us.

This fall, Barrington Stage is slated to host the world premiere of a new original musical about sexual harassment in Hollywood called “The Right Girl.” With music by Diane Warren and choreography by Susan Stroman, with a first performance November 1, 2021 at 2 pm. The cast includes: Alysha Umphress, Jenna UshkowitzTony YazbeckHeath CalvertSteve RosenRobyn HurderMerle DandridgePolly BairdJessica BishopJim BorstelmannJoshua BuscherRichard GattaLeah HoffmannJolina JavierDonald Jones Jr.Bryonha MarieSarah Ann MasseAnthony Wayne, and Cory Lingner.

DeAnne Stewart

 DeAnne Stewart, Diana Huey, Stephanie Jae Park and More More Set to Perform in New York Theatre Barn’s July 2021 Final Virtual Programming. July 14, 2021 @ 7PM ET – Fly More Than You Fall Book by Eric Holmes, Music by Nat Zegree, Lyrics by Eric Holmes and Nat Zegree – Produced by Marc David Levine/Gemini Theatrical Investors. Featuring performances by Mehret Marsh (TINA: The Tina Turner Musical, The Lion King), Nico Oliveri and Stephanie Jae Park (Hamilton, War Paint). In Emily’s Words, Book, Music and Lyrics by Jessy Tomsko, Directed by Avital Asuleen  Featuring performances by Johnathan Christopher (Hamilton), Diana Huey (The Little Mermaid), Rachel Lauren James (The Floorshow) and DeAnne Stewart (Jagged Little Pill, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical).

Pitchfork announced an expanded European festival, with the first-ever edition of Pitchfork Music Festival London taking place November 10-14, and the return of Pitchfork Music Festival Paris, from November 15-21. Both festivals will be presented in a multi-venue format, allowing music fans to see the very best of the international independent music scene in a variety of iconic clubs across each respective city—an experience that holds new meaning following a year without live performances.  

Now in its 10th year, Pitchfork Music Festival Paris features Bobby Gillespie & Jehnny Beth, Shygirl, Charlotte Adigéry & Bolis Pupul, Sons of Kemet, Nubya Garcia, Amaarae, Gabriels, Alewya, Godford, Erika de Casier, TV Priest, En Attendant Ana, Berwyn, Yard Act, Molly Payon, Denise Chaila, Hope Tala, cktrl, Lael Neale, Kareem Ali, Claud, NewDad, Elliott Armen, Faux Real, L’Rain, Soccer96, Cassandra Jenkins, keiyaA, Kai Kwasi, Kynsy, Kam-BU, ML Buch, Unschooling and Bartees Strange with additional artists to be announced. The festival will take over some of the city’s most iconic venues, including Salle Pleyel, Eglise Saint- Eustache, Bataclan, La Gaité Lyrique, Café de la Danse, and more.

Pitchfork has cultivated a global reputation for hosting eclectic music events where die-hard fans can expand their musical palettes, and witness one-of-a-kind performances by some of their favorite acts. Music aficionados and Pitchfork readers have been traveling across the world to experience the brand’s annual festivals in  Chicago and Paris since 2006.  Tickets for London: Visit here for more info.  Tickets for Paris: Visit here for more info