Add one a lot more star to the galaxy of Broadway expertise that producer Mark Cortale will bring to Provincetown levels this summer season: Sebastian Arcelus. The Television and Broadway star will sign up for his spouse, Stephanie J. Block, (Tony Award winner for “The Cher Show”) for her July 10 debut at Provincetown City Corridor with host/music director Seth Rudetsky.
Arcelus’ Broadway credits include things like Buddy in “Elf,” Fiyero in “Wicked” and Roger in “Rent.” On Tv set, Arcelus has starred as Lucas Goodwin in Netflix’ “House of Cards” and Jay Whitman in CBS’ “Madam Secretary.”
Info on the dozens of performers coming to city for the Broadway @ collection — setting up May well 29 with six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald — and reveals at the Artwork Residence and City Corridor: https://provincetownarthouse.com/.
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Cape Cod Theatre Challenge spotlights feminine playwrights
“The long term is female,” according to Cape Cod Theatre Undertaking, which is celebrating female playwrights and views with staged readings of four in-growth plays from set up and new playwrights.
The 2022 season (its initial in-particular person in three a long time) will run June 30-July 23, with readings at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays at Falmouth Academy’s Simon Heart for the Arts at 7 Highfield Drive.
A kickoff celebration will be held June 23 with attendees 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 Primary — and her associate, director Kip Fagan. The event will incorporate a brief Q&A that will include things like reflections on woman-driven stories in theater.
The shows for the CCTP season:
June 30-July 2: “The Violet Sisters,” by Gina Femia, directed by Taylor Reynolds, which is established article-Hurricane Sandy, and involves a girl who returns house soon after an try to “make it” in LA and is greeted by an angry sister, a dilapidated home, and a past she just can’t escape.
July 7-9: “The Janeiad,” by Anna Ziegler, directed by Lisa Peterson, is a just take on Ulysses returning to Penelope 20 several years soon after leaving in “The Odyssey.” In this variation, Jane of Brooklyn’s husband left on a September working day 20 decades ago. Ziegler’s “Photograph 51,” designed at CCTP, has been frequently produced, together with with Nicole Kidman in London’s West Conclude.
July 14-16: “Ball Modify,” by Brittany K. Allen, about alterations in excess of 50 many years in New York’s most elite movie star answering service.
July 21-23: “Good Day to Me, Not to You,” by Lameece Issaq, a just one-girl enjoy that follows a 40-a thing dental assistant who gets fired and moves into a woman’s rooming home operate by nuns though trying to conceive a boy or girl.
All-Access Passes (for all demonstrates and occasions) are offered for $100, and specific overall performance tickets will be accessible in June. Tickets and details: https://capecodtheatreproject.org/, 508-457-4242
The Yard announces 50th-anniversary time
The Lawn dance firm in Chilmark is celebrating its 50th summer months period with the return of in-particular person movement lessons, artist workshops, plus a group of artists in residence and performances created to “excite, inspire and inspire expansion.”
According to a season announcement, some artists will share accomplished performs, although other folks invite the audience into the middle of their imaginative procedure, with shows at the Chilmark campus or other Martha’s Vineyard destinations. All operates “are participating in exclusive methods with the pressing social and cultural issues of the time,” Yard officers said.
The history of the Yard will also be the topic of an show at the Martha’s Winery Museum in Vineyard Haven from July 20 to Oct. 21. Info on all: https://www.dancetheyard.org/summerseason22.
The performances will involve:
7 p.m. June 7: a late-stage-in-progress excerpt of “Protecting Complexity with the Star Pû Method” by Larissa Velez-Jackson/LVJ Overall performance Co. Velez-Jackson is a choreographer, interdisciplinary artist, performer, and instructor who uses improvisation as a major device for investigation and generation, focusing on personhood and the dancing, sound-earning entire body. Velez-Jackson currently survives a number of myeloma cancer, is committed to “the healing and transformative prospective of artwork and built-in overall body/thoughts observe, as nicely as advocating for accessibility in the arts” and uses this piece to inquire “whether the general performance experience supplies a place that will make healing essentially achievable,” according to the announcement.
7 p.m. June 11-12: Lucky Plush Productions, an ensemble dance-theater organization centered in Chicago, led by founder and Creative Director Julia Rhoads that employs a hybrid of superior-degree dance and theater to provoke and help “an immediacy of presence — a palpable reside-ness — shared by performers in real-time with audiences.” This piece, “Rink Daily life,” gives a nod to “the visible aesthetics and social dynamics of 1970s roller rink culture” and consists of dwell singing.
7 p.m. July 15-16: Adele Myers and Dancers, a Miami-primarily based not-for-earnings dance theater corporation that is “committed to advancing and amplifying woman dance artists as a result of system, functionality and community engagement.” Whilst in home, the team will existing “These Women In House and Time (T.W.I.S.T),” a dance theater functionality that offers a wide variety of acts of female solidarity. The team will also host TWISTalks — a inventive research and community engagement ingredient that requires gatherings for females.
7 p.m. July 23: Ronald K. Brown/Evidence, a dance corporation that focuses on “the seamless integration of conventional African dance with contemporary choreography and spoken phrase,” aiming to offer you “a special check out of human struggles, tragedies and triumphs.” The piece introduced will be “The Equality of Night and Day (Are likely),” a new operate by Brown “examining the ideas of equilibrium, equity, and fairness in gentle of the conflicting present-day problems that younger people today, women and individuals of coloration now face.”
7 p.m. Aug. 11-12: BrownBody, which is grounded in African diasporic views with a mission “to construct artistic experiences that disrupt biased narratives and prompt audiences to have interaction as lively participants in the journey” by means of a blend of modern dance, theater, social justice and determine skating. The presentation will be “Tracing Sacred Ways,” which includes the African-American dance “Ring Shout.”
7 p.m. Aug. 26-27: Ephrat Asherie Dance, a dance enterprise rooted in avenue and social dance that is “dedicated to revealing the inherent complexities of these kinds,” exploring “the expansive narrative characteristics of a variety of street and club variations including breaking, hip hop, house and vogue, as a implies to inform tales, establish ground breaking imagery, and come across new modes of expression.” Presented will be “Underscored,” a piece inspired by intergenerational memories of club dancers that is created and performed by company members with guest artists from New York City’s underground scene.
Urban Bush Ladies, a Brooklyn-based mostly performance ensemble and dance corporation, and Danza Orgánica & Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribal Users will also be in home over the summer months, with displays to be introduced at a later on day.
Speak to Kathi Scrizzi Driscoll at [email protected] Stick to on Twitter: @KathiSDCCT.