#World Premiere

DTLA actor performs in world premiere of a modern-day ‘Our Town’

Miguel Perez knew Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum had a great play on its hands when two outraged audience members walked out mid-performance. Perez — a DTLA resident who has a long list of film and TV credits, from “Oceans 11” and “Million Dollar Baby” to “Seinfeld,” “ER” and “Fear the Walking Dead” — plays the drunken patriarch of a Latino family in “The Last, Best Small Town” by John Guerra, a play that has been called a modern-day “Our Town.”
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Sarasota Ballet welcomes back live audiences with world premiere

In creating a new piece to welcome back audiences to The Sarasota Ballet after a long break from the coronavirus pandemic, resident choreographer Ricardo Graziano was seeking something celebratory. “I didn’t want to open with anything dramatic and sad. This is a joyful moment for us, and I think I...
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The world premiere of a British Faust

The Havergal Brian Society has announced the release of his unheard opera Faust on the Dutton label. The British composer Havergal Brian (1876-1972) considered his opera “Faust” to be his greatest single achievement, but he never heard a note of it performed. To mark the 50th anniversary of the composer’s death, the orchestra and chorus of English National Opera, recorded at Abbey Road Studios, give the world premiere of the complete work under the baton of the ENO’s Music Director, Martyn Brabbins….
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Toronto's Necessary Angel announces its upcoming season

Canadian premiere of A Necessary Angel Theatre Company, Obsidian Theatre Company and Canadian Stage production. May 3 – 2022 at the Marilyn Charles Baillie Theatre. In May, Necessary Angel Theatre Company partners with Obsidian Theatre Company and Canadian Stage for the Canadian premiere of the genre-smashing award-winner IS GOD IS written by Aleshea Harris, to be directed by Obsidian’s Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu. An explosive new contribution to the American canon that premiered in 2018 to critical acclaim and multiple award-wins, IS GOD IS is a Tarantino-esque contemporary tragedy fusing the Spaghetti Western and Afropunk in a story of two sisters on a journey of righteous revenge.

Mad Solutions releases Arab world poster for ‘The Sea Ahead’

MAD Solutions has released the official Arab world poster for the Lebanese film The Sea Ahead, by Ely Dagher, a few weeks before the film’s Arab world premiere at the Feature Narrative Competition of the fifth El Gouna Film Festival. The poster draws on the feelings of the heroine, played...
Bangor Daily News

Bangor Symphony returns to in-person concerts with a world premiere and comforting compositions

Emotions ran high Sunday afternoon in the Collins Center for the Arts as the full Bangor Symphony Orchestra performed together for the first time in nearly two years. It was a rousing program chosen and conducted by Lucas Richman that featured well-known and beloved pieces of music along with the world premiere of a fascinating new concerto for piano, strings and percussion by Venezuelan-born Reinaldo Moya. The composer converted the colors from the works of visual artist Carlos Cruz-Diez into musical notes for a riveting experience that engaged the ears, eyes, heart and soul.

Dutch National Opera to Present ‘How Anansi Freed the Stories of the World’

The Dutch National Opera and Dutch National Ballet will combine forces to present the world premiere of “How Anansi Freed the Stories of the World.”. The production will showcase renowned opera soloists, musicians from various genres, ballet dancers from Dutch National Ballet’s Junior Company, and dancers from the hiphop scene. The new work will tell a story about the mythical spider Anansi and will bring together different cultures, sounds, and movement styles.

WORLD PREMIERE: Miranda Lambert - 'If I Was A Cowboy’

To catch an exclusive listen, tune in to any of your favorite Audacy Country Stations. One week after releasing a teaser of her brand new single, “If I Was A Cowboy,” via Instagram, Miranda Lambert’s new song is finally here (in full!) and Audacy is giving you endless access all day long!

Raven Theatre presents the World Premiere of “The Last Pair of Earlies” by Joshua Allen; directed by Wardell Julius Clark

Raven Theatre, Chicago’s newest Equity-affiliated theatre, is pleased to welcome back audiences this fall with the world premiere of Chicago native Joshua Allen’s “The Last Pair of Earlies,” directed by Wardell Julius Clark This new drama, which follows the hardships and hopes of Wayland and Della Rose Early as...

Koenig & Bauer Durst Launches VariJET 106 in World Premiere

Koenig & Bauer Durst GmbH has unveiled the VariJET 106 in a world premiere with exclusive live demonstrations for customers and stakeholders in Radebeul, near Dresden, Germany, where the modular single pass sheetfed digital printing press for the folding carton market has been jointly developed by Koenig & Bauer and Durst.

Hotstar is all set to World Premiere its first Malayalam movie- Nivin Pauly starrer Kanakam Kaamini Kalaham

Disney+ Hotstar, one of India's largest premium streaming platforms is all set to kickstart its Malayalam movie releases. Kanakam Kaamini Kalaham (Ka Kaa Ka), written and directed by Ratheesh Balakrishna Pothuval and starring Nivin Pauly, Grace Antony and Vinay Fort in the lead roles, is the first Malayalam film to be released through the platform. The Film is produced by Nivin Pauly’s production house, Pauly Jr. Pictures. Ratheesh Balakrishna Pothuval is also the director who won the Best Debut Director award for his debut film Android Kunjappan.

South Coast Rep Takes a ‘Shot’ at Finding Hope in a World of Darkness

David Ivers wanders furtively onto the Segerstrom Stage at South Coast Repertory and surveys the audience, then removes his mask, drawing our attention to that particular act. His first words – “Hello! Welcome back to the theater!” – could precede just about any newly-mounted live production at any venue, as we cautiously begin to emerge from having endured more than 18 months without live performances to enrich our existence.