# Performing arts
First-ever Houston Theater Week Debuts
Performer On Stage In Theater Lights PhotoPhoto by Katherine Barcsay from Burst. “The Theater District Houston Association is thrilled to collaborate with Houston First Corporation on this new cultural tradition that celebrates our wonderfully-diverse performing arts and live event scene,” Jim Nelson, the chair of the Theater District Houston Association, in a press release.
South Florida Playwright Darius Daughtry's 'Seeking' Draws Cheers, Tears, and a Standing Ovation at The Broward Center
Douglas Xaire Goodridge, Denzel McCausland, Marlo Rodriguez, Regina 'Gigi' Hodges, Janice MullerGFR Photography. (L) Douglas 'Xaire' Goodridge, (R) Kent Chambers-Wilson, Janice Muller, David H. HepburnGFR Photography.
Seeking- A New Play Reading Directed by Darius V. Daughtry Comes to Broward Center this Summer
In the play Seeking a young musician’s quest for independence leads him to discover how instrumental his family’s past is to him in finding his future. This presentation will be a staged reading of a new play by Darius Daughtry, founder of the Art Prevails Project, and will have a chat back after each reading with an opportunity for the audience to give feedback.
The historical Thespian Hall in Boonville, Missouri is a performing arts theater and is over 160 years old
Main Street in Boonville, Missouri.Paul Sableman, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons. Boonville is located in Cooper County, Missouri, and is considered part of the Columbia, Missouri metropolitan area. It's between Kansas City and St. Louis.
Merchants of Venice Play Opening in Fort Lauderdale is a Uniquely Black South Florida Twist on the Shakespearean Saga
‘Merchants of Venice’ A Twist On A Classic Will Feature A South Florida Cast of Color And Costumes By The Miami Fashion Institute. You may be familiar with William Shakespeare’s Play The Merchant of Venice. It’s a 16th-century play in which a merchant in Venice named Antonio defaults on a large loan provided by a Jewish moneylender, Shylock. It is believed to have been written between 1596 and 1599.
Community invited to several performing arts events at Central Arizona College
Signal Peak CampusCourtesy of Central Arizona College. (Coolidge, AZ) – Central Arizona College (CAC) is home to great educational options, but area residents may also not know that it is also home to several exciting community events. In fact, there are several events planned over the next few weeks.
Squonk Opera brings a sense of wonder and play to Earth Day
From their first show with cranes and earthmovers in a Pittsburgh junkyard, to their current project where music pairs with giant purple puppet hands, Squonk Opera has been focused on big, bold shows.
Mingle with Denver's event professionals at Bite of the Ballroom
(Denver Center for the Performing Arts) (DENVER, Colo.) The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is hosting A Bite of the Ballroom Thursday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. to inspire the city's event planners.
Mama, I Want To Sing!
Children love to dream. Some dream of taking the stage one day, performing in front of an enthralled audience, singing and dancing their heart out to a standing ovation. In dreams, the sky is the limit.