Cabaret-rock singer-songwriter Nellie McKay brings an eccentric blend of pop, rock, jazz and hip-hop to bear on her recreation of “A Girl Named Bill: The Life and Times of Billy Tipton.”
Jacob’s Pillow and MassMoCA present choreographer/dancer Richard Move’s XXYY (working title), an interdisciplinary performance on January 20 exploring gender identity – in collaboration with visual artist Paolo Canevari and theater artist Alba Clemente.
Petronio was the first man to perform the works of Trisha Brown, and he now borrows for his own troupe the 1979 Brown piece, “Glacial Decoy,” from the year he joined her ensemble; it has compelling scenic and costume designs by Robert Rauschenberg.
Randy Harrison brings a unique interpretation to every role he plays, and as the Emcee in “Cabaret” he has found a role that has brought him to stages all across America. 2017 begins with the popular actor bringing the national company of the Kander-Ebb musical to the Opera House in Boston for a two week run.
The Leonard Bernstein musical gets a fresh makeover as the legendary Harold Prince takes on Candide with a cast comprised of both opera legends and Broadway stars. Worth a special trip to hear with full orchestra.
You can always count on Helsinki Hudson to come up with some pretty spiffy – and unusual – holiday offerings, and this year is no different. With Hedda Lettuce and Everett Bradley on their schedule, there is little doubt that diversity is on their radar.
The premise is simple: a handsome and naive young man sells his soul in exchange for the privilege of everlasting youth and beauty while his portrait ages on his behalf. But impunity paves the way to debauchery, cruelty, and murder…