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ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON: 6/25-7/19 - Oklahoma! @ LUMA Theater. For tickets and further information on all SummerScape events, call the Fisher Center box office at 845-758-7900 or visit www.fishercenter.bard.edu/summerscape

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON: 7/24-8/2 - The Wreckers (Opera); 8/7-9 - Bard Music Festival, Weekend One: “The Musical Voice of Mexico”; 8/14-16 - Bard Music Festival, Weekend Two: “Mexico, Latin America, and Modernism”. For tickets and further information on all SummerScape events, call the Fisher Center box office at 845-758-7900 or visit www.fishercenter.bard.edu/summerscape

BETHEL: ONGOING PERFORMANCES
@ Bethel Woods Center for the Performing Arts - www.bethelwoodscenter.org

BRONX: 11/6-15 - TBA @ City Island Theater Group, Grace Hall, 116 City Island Ave. - www.cityislandtheatergroup.com

ELMSFORD: 4/9-7/5 - West Side Story; 7/9-8/16 - Godspell; 8/20-9/27 - Backwards in High Heels: The Ginger Musical; 10/1-11/29 & 12/30-1/31/16 - Show Boat; 12/3-27 - Tim & Scrooge @ Westchester Broadway Theatre - (914) 592-2222; www.broadwaytheatre.com

GARRISON: 6/9-9/1 - The Winter’s Tale, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Arabian Nights, An Iliad & The Tempest @ Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, On the grounds of Boscobel House & Gardens, 1601 Route 9D - (845) 265-9575; http://hvshakespeare.org

LONG ISLAND CITY: Sixteen pieces, ranging from ten minute shorts to full-length plays will be performed three times in the course of three weeks, 6/12-27. Voting by audiences and judges will determine the top pieces, which will receive an additional performance during the finale on 6/28. Awards will be given out for best play, best director, best leading and supporting actress and actor as well as audience favorite. Playwrights include previous year’s winner Eugene Grygo, as well as Willie Johnson, Lilly Bolton, Brennan Pickman-Thonn, Don Cicchino, Samantha Ciavarella, Zachary Weed, Andres Anton, Adrienne Schaffler, Marlin Thomas, Blake Walton, Patrick Cann, J. Julian Christopher, Kelsey Bowens, Mark Blickley and Mila Golubov. This year’s festival also includes special presentations by Unity Stage and taxdeductible Theatre’s The Dare Project. Tickets are $15. The closing ceremony/final round tickets are $18. For information, visit www.variationstheatregroup.com

NYC: 7/8-15 - THE COBALTEANS, a new musical featuring book and lyrics by Yianni Papadimos, music by Ben Chavez and additional music by Andrew Bridges and Yianni Papadimos, will be presented in the 2015 New York Musical Theatre Festival, Theater 3, 311 W. 43rd St. Tickets ($27.50) and NYMF Passes are available by visiting www.nymf.org/cobalteans

NEW!! NYC: ARE YOU THERE, MORGAN FREEMAN?, a new song cycle extravaganza written and performed by Brittany Velotta, will be presented in the 2015 New York Musical Theatre Festival @ at The Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Café, 407 W. 42nd St. on 7/10 at 3pm; 7/12 at 9:30pm. Tickets ($27.50) and NYMF Passes are available by visiting www.nymf.org/morganfreeman

NEW!! NYC: Where All the Rivers Go to Sleep will be performed at PTC Performance Space on 7/18 at 8pm & 7/19 at 12pm. Tickets ($27.50) and NYMF Passes are available by visiting www.nymf.org/rivers.

NYC: DMoss Productions, in association with The Midtown International Theater Festival, will present the world premiere of DEATH OF THE PERSIAN PRINCE, a new play that dramatizes the real-life story of thousands of gay Iranians who have changed genders to avoid execution by the Iranian government. Limited engagement at The Davenport Theater, 354 W. 45th St. 7/23 at 8pm; 7/25 at 5:30pm; & 7/26 at 1pm. Tickets ($20) are available by visiting http://www.midtownfestival.org or https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/947701. Group rates are also available.

NYC: 9/8-10/31 - A Midsummer Night's Dream; 9/21-11/1 - The Chairs; 3/15-5/8/16 - Stupid Fu**ing Bird; 4/5-5/15 - The Ding Dong @ Pearl Theatre Company - www.pearltheatre.org

NYC: 5/29-6/28 - Injunction Granted @ Metropolitan Playhouse - (800) 838-3006; www.MetropolitanPlayhouse.org

NYC: ONGOING PERFORMANCES @ Repertorio Espanol, 138 East 27th St. - www.repertorio.org

RHINEBECK: 8/21 - It's Magic!; 8/22 - Alice Ripley, 8/23 - The Tempest (Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival) - (845) 876-3080

Workshops/Classes

NYC: 7/18 & 19 - BAW Summer Intensive: Character Work. As New York City as the classroom, we will have a unique opportunity to explore and do in the field research. 2-day Character Work Intensive in NYC will focus on fulfilling character obligations dramatically different from ourselves in every way possible, yet finding these characters' truth in each of us. Including: On-site research; Studying the process of Behavioral Transformation; Actors can expect to go on several field trips for different types of Character Study (weather permitting). Fee: $250. $50 discount for Actors currently in the May/June/July Cycle. www.bovaactorsworkshop.com

NYC: 6-week Summer Shakespeare Bootcamp with Patrick Page, Michael Sexton More @ Red Bull Theater - 7/20-8/24.
www.redbulltheater.com

 



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The 16-Bar Theatre Audition (Mezzo-Soprano) (100 Songs Excerpted for Successful Auditions). Edited by Michael Dansicker. 188 pages. Published by Hal Leonard

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The 16-Bar Theatre Audition - Soprano (100 Songs Excerpted for Successful Auditions). Edited by Michael Dansicker. 159 pages. Published by Hal Leonard

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The 16-Bar Theatre Audition - Tenor (100 Songs Excerpted for Successful Auditions). Edited by Michale Dansicker.  174 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.740255)

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The 16-Bar Theatre Audition - Baritone/Bass (100 Songs Excerpted for Successful Auditions). Edited by Michael Dansicker. 172 pages. Published by Hal Leonard

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Winning Auditions (101 Strategies for Actors). Limelight. Softcover. 112 pages.  #0879103167. Published by Limelight Editions

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The Enraged Accompanist's Guide to the Perfect Audition  Softcover. 116 pages. Published by Applause Books

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