Incorporate just one much more star to the galaxy of Broadway talent that producer Mark Cortale will convey to Provincetown phases this summer time: Sebastian Arcelus. The Television set and Broadway star will be part of his spouse, Stephanie J. Block, (Tony Award winner for “The Cher Show”) for her July 10 debut at Provincetown Town Corridor with host/music director Seth Rudetsky.
Arcelus’ Broadway credits contain Buddy in “Elf,” Fiyero in “Wicked” and Roger in “Rent.” On Television set, Arcelus has starred as Lucas Goodwin in Netflix’ “House of Cards” and Jay Whitman in CBS’ “Madam Secretary.”
Details on the dozens of performers coming to town for the Broadway @ sequence — starting May perhaps 29 with six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald — and shows at the Art Household and Town Hall: https://provincetownarthouse.com/.
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Cape Cod Theatre Venture spotlights woman playwrights
“The long term is feminine,” according to Cape Cod Theatre Project, which is celebrating female playwrights and views with staged readings of 4 in-growth plays from proven and new playwrights.
The 2022 period (its initially in-individual in three yrs) will run June 30-July 23, with readings at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays via Saturdays at Falmouth Academy’s Simon Centre for the Arts at 7 Highfield Drive.
A kickoff party will be held June 23 with friends Heidi Schreck, a CCTP alum who is a Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony Award nominee for her “What the Structure Implies to Me” play — which ran on Broadway and is streaming on Amazon Prime — and her associate, director Kip Fagan. The party will incorporate a transient Q&A that will include reflections on female-pushed tales in theater.
The reveals for the CCTP period:
June 30-July 2: “The Violet Sisters,” by Gina Femia, directed by Taylor Reynolds, which is set publish-Hurricane Sandy, and involves a lady who returns household following an attempt to “make it” in LA and is greeted by an angry sister, a dilapidated dwelling, and a past she can not escape.
July 7-9: “The Janeiad,” by Anna Ziegler, directed by Lisa Peterson, is a take on Ulysses returning to Penelope 20 a long time just after leaving in “The Odyssey.” In this model, Jane of Brooklyn’s spouse remaining on a September day 20 several years ago. Ziegler’s “Photograph 51,” created at CCTP, has been routinely produced, which includes with Nicole Kidman in London’s West Finish.
July 14-16: “Ball Modify,” by Brittany K. Allen, about alterations about 50 yrs in New York’s most elite celebrity answering services.
July 21-23: “Good Working day to Me, Not to You,” by Lameece Issaq, a 1-woman enjoy that follows a 40-anything dental assistant who receives fired and moves into a woman’s rooming property operate by nuns although seeking to conceive a baby.
All-Access Passes (for all demonstrates and occasions) are obtainable for $100, and individual overall performance tickets will be out there in June. Tickets and information and facts: https://capecodtheatreproject.org/, 508-457-4242
The Garden announces 50th-anniversary time
The Garden dance organization in Chilmark is celebrating its 50th summertime year with the return of in-particular person movement classes, artist workshops, plus a team of artists in residence and performances created to “excite, encourage and really encourage growth.”
According to a period announcement, some artists will share concluded functions, though some others invite the viewers into the middle of their innovative process, with reveals at the Chilmark campus or other Martha’s Winery places. All operates “are partaking in special strategies with the pressing social and cultural issues of the time,” Lawn officials stated.
The background of the Lawn will also be the matter of an exhibit at the Martha’s Winery Museum in Vineyard Haven from July 20 to Oct. 21. Details on all: https://www.dancetheyard.org/summerseason22.
The performances will consist of:
7 p.m. June 7: a late-phase-in-development excerpt of “Protecting Complexity with the Star Pû Method” by Larissa Velez-Jackson/LVJ Functionality Co. Velez-Jackson is a choreographer, interdisciplinary artist, performer, and instructor who makes use of improvisation as a primary tool for research and creation, focusing on personhood and the dancing, sound-producing physique. Velez-Jackson at this time survives numerous myeloma cancer, is committed to “the therapeutic and transformative prospective of artwork and built-in physique/brain follow, as properly as advocating for accessibility in the arts” and employs this piece to talk to “whether the general performance come upon delivers a house that will make healing in fact possible,” according to the announcement.
7 p.m. June 11-12: Blessed Plush Productions, an ensemble dance-theater corporation based mostly in Chicago, led by founder and Inventive Director Julia Rhoads that makes use of a hybrid of high-stage dance and theater to provoke and help “an immediacy of existence — a palpable dwell-ness — shared by performers in genuine-time with audiences.” This piece, “Rink Lifetime,” provides a nod to “the visual aesthetics and social dynamics of 1970s roller rink tradition” and incorporates live singing.
7 p.m. July 15-16: Adele Myers and Dancers, a Miami-based mostly not-for-earnings dance theater company that is “committed to advancing and amplifying woman dance artists by method, functionality and group engagement.” Though in residence, the group will existing “These Gals In House and Time (T.W.I.S.T),” a dance theater efficiency that delivers a wide variety of functions of female solidarity. The group will also host TWISTalks — a artistic research and neighborhood engagement ingredient that will involve gatherings for ladies.
7 p.m. July 23: Ronald K. Brown/Proof, a dance firm that focuses on “the seamless integration of standard African dance with modern choreography and spoken word,” aiming to supply “a distinctive view of human struggles, tragedies and triumphs.” The piece offered will be “The Equality of Evening and Working day (Are inclined),” a new get the job done by Brown “examining the principles of harmony, fairness, and fairness in gentle of the conflicting present-day issues that younger people, women and men and women of coloration now encounter.”
7 p.m. Aug. 11-12: BrownBody, which is grounded in African diasporic views with a mission “to make artistic ordeals that disrupt biased narratives and prompt audiences to engage as active individuals in the journey” via a blend of modern day dance, theater, social justice and determine skating. The presentation will be “Tracing Sacred Methods,” which entails the African-American dance “Ring Shout.”
7 p.m. Aug. 26-27: Ephrat Asherie Dance, a dance organization rooted in avenue and social dance that is “dedicated to revealing the inherent complexities of these kinds,” checking out “the expansive narrative qualities of different avenue and club kinds like breaking, hip hop, house and vogue, as a means to convey to stories, create progressive imagery, and discover new modes of expression.” Offered will be “Underscored,” a piece impressed by intergenerational recollections of club dancers that is produced and performed by organization members with guest artists from New York City’s underground scene.
Urban Bush Girls, a Brooklyn-dependent functionality ensemble and dance business, and Danza Orgánica & Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribal Customers will also be in residence over the summer season, with displays to be introduced at a later date.
Get hold of Kathi Scrizzi Driscoll at [email protected]. Observe on Twitter: @KathiSDCCT.