High School Musical “POP PUNK HIGH” Will Transfer To (Le) Poisson Rouge Starring Sarah Anne Fernandez

“After a showcase production last winter that garnered unanimous critical praise, POP PUNK HIGH returns for a limited Off-Broadway engagement September 20 – November 1 at (le) poisson rouge — which recently hosted Cruel Intentions: The Musical. This raucous, raunchy musical comedy celebrating all things early 2000’s features a book by Anderson Cook and music & lyrics by Ben Lapidus. It is directed by Felicia Lobo.”

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Fall for Dance Celebrates 15 Years With 6 Premieres Featuring Sara Mearns

Fall for Dance, New York City Center’s beloved annual festival, celebrates its 15th anniversary in October with six world premieres and appearances by ballet stars including Sara Mearns, Justin Peck and Herman Cornejo.

The festival has five programs, running from Oct. 1 through 13, and the premieres begin with the first one: an evening with a new work by Caleb Teicher, and performances by Boston Ballet, Compagnie Hervé Koubi and Sara Mearns. Ms. Mearns, a principal at New York City Ballet, will reprise Dances of Isadora, a tribute to the modern dance pioneer Isadora Duncan.”

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BWW Review: Ben Vereen is Exuberant!

“‘Razzle Dazzle ‘Em’ is what Ben does, innately; it’s in his blood, it’s in his soul.
‘Steppin’ Out’ signifies going beyond what you have achieved thus far. Ben Vereen is an Evolved Entity that shares his evolutional journey with us, delightedly so… on both sides!! This past Saturday evening, I had the great pleasure to see Ben Vereen perform at the Catalina Bar & Grill. When I first heard where he would be, I wondered why he chose a Jazz Club. Now I know why.
Ben Vereen not only has decades of hit Broadway Shows, TV Series, Nightclub Acts, Awards and Accolades to his repertoire, but from that he has still kept his initial joy and exuberance in performing, yet taken his showmanship to another level.”

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Tuacahn’s “Prince of Egypt” Choreographed by Sean Cheesman is a Miracle

“Renowned choreographer Sean Cheesman clearly knows the ability of his dancers and together they create unforgettable moments that give chills. Pivotal moments such as Moses’ basket on the river and the burning bush are brought to life through dance. The portrayal of the death of the firstborn in Egypt is a masterpiece.”
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Mia Gerachis will Perform at Feinstein’s/54 Below in “11 O’Clock Numbers”

“This brand new musical revue, when originally launched at Feinstein’s/54 Below earlier this year, played to a sold out audience and a standing ovation. No wonder it’s returning this summer on Friday, August 10th at 9:30 PM, with the intent of not just repeating its past success, but topping it!

The creator of 11 O’Clock Numbers, New York City impresario Scott Siegel, has handpicked Drama Desk Nominee and Broadway star Farah Alvin, Three-Penny Opera star Brian Charles Rooney, and new star on the rise, Mia Gerachis, to headline in this new, critically acclaimed revue. Plus, a Special Guest Star will be added to the cast, as well.”

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BWW Review: “THE PRINCE OF EGYPT” at Tuacahn is a Breathtaking Gift

“Here [Sean Cheesman] has created something very special, melding a number of different styles such as afro jazz and contemporary to tell the story in an abstract, theatrical way. Especially captivating is his use of dancers to become the waters of the Nile, carrying the baby Moses to the palace, and later to become the sands of the desert, carrying the adult Moses to Midian.”

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Sean Cheesman Has Created Something Very Special in “The Prince of Egypt”

“Here [Sean Cheesman] has created something very special, melding a number of different styles such as afro jazz and contemporary to tell the story in an abstract, theatrical way. Especially captivating is his use of dancers to become the waters of the Nile, carrying the baby Moses to the palace, and later to become the sands of the desert, carrying the adult Moses to Midian.”

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Entertainment Legend Ben Vereen Brings His Joy of Life and Love of His People to the Catalina Theater

“Ben Vereen has no plans to slow down. He is performing across the country with shows in both San Diego and here in Los Angeles. He is also working on a one man show on Broadway called Reflections. He says that it is a look at all that we as a people have overcome, his experiences, joys, trials and tribulations that he has experienced over the past 50 years. He encourages everyone to come out and see this show at the Catalina Theater and he promises that ‘God Willing,’ there will be many more shows to enjoy.”

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