Ukrainian circus comes to town, and stays in Italy, amid war

A Ukrainian circus troupe is performing a never-ending “Alice in Wonderland” tour of Italy By TRISHA THOMAS Associated Press May 12, 2022, 7:42 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PISTOIA, Italy — A Ukrainian circus troupe is performing a never-ending “Alice in Wonderland” tour of Italy, caught in the … Read more

Exhibits for May 12 | Arts

Editor’s Note: Exhibits shares information about exhibitions presented on display or online in Charlottesville and Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Nelson and Orange counties. Items must be received by noon Friday for the next week’s issue. Include the opening and closing dates of your exhibit and a telephone number the public may call with … Read more

Wheeler Drama Club students to present ‘Macbeth’ this weekend | North Stonington

NORTH STONINGTON — The Wheeler High School Drama Club students involved with the spring production of “Macbeth” have been doing a remarkable job with Shakespeare’s tale of murder and madness, according to Director Marybeth Tavares. “They have exceeded my expectations,” said a delighted Tavares Tuesday afternoon as she discussed the play, which opens Friday night … Read more

A&E Calendar: For the best in local entertainment | Local

Registration is open for Summer Studio youth art classes at the Hutchinson Center for the Arts, 15 Franklin St. SW For a list of classes and more information, visit tinyurl.com/5dcc5npt or call 320-587-7278. “Sherman and the March to the Sea” by Jim and Joyce Hendricks is the topic at the GAR Civil War Roundtable, 1:30-3:30 … Read more

What to stream: Recent comedy specials that offer laughs, speak to moment | Nation

It would be a bit too easy to say something like, “maybe you could use a laugh right now,” and use that as a hook to suggest some streaming comedy specials. Mostly because the sharpest, most interesting comedy isn’t escapist entertainment, but rather, funny because it’s true, using humor to slice through heavy topics and … Read more

Travis Scott confirmed to perform at Billboard Music Awards | Entertainment

Travis Scott has been added to the lineup for the 2022 Billboard Music Awards. The hip-hop star just performed his first public gig since 10 people were killed at his Astroworld music festival in Texas last November. The rapper – who is dating beauty mogul Kylie Jenner – took to the stage at the E11EVEN … Read more

Help shape future development programs on the Isle of Wight

Georgia Newman shared this latest news from StoneCrabs Theatre. In her own words. Ed StoneCrabs Theater want to hear what young people aged 14-30 on the Isle of Wight think about theater, what it could be and what we could do to help. We want to hear your ideas, big and small. If you’re aged … Read more

Select list of nominees for 2022 Tony Awards

NEW YORK — Select nominations for the 2022 Tony Awards, announced Monday. Best Musical: “Girl From the North Country,” “MJ,” “Mr. Saturday Night,” “Paradise Square,” “Six: The Musical,” “A Strange Loop” Best Play: “Clyde’s,” “Hangmen,” “The Lehman Trilogy,” “The Minutes,” “Skeleton Crew” Best Revival of a Play: “American Buffalo,” “How I Learned to Drive,” “Take … Read more

Centuries-old passion play returns after pandemic break | Arts & Entertainment

OBERAMMERGAU, Germany (AP) — Almost 400 years ago, the Catholic residents of a small Bavarian village vowed to perform a play of “the suffering, death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ” every 10 years, if only God would spare them any further losses from the plague known as the Black Death. Legend has it … Read more