Chonda Pierce’s emotional ‘Laughing in the Dark’ returns tonight for encore

Moviegoers will have an inspirational evening tonight “Chonda Pierce: Laughing in the Dark,” comes to select U.S. theaters for an encore show, presented by Fathom Events and Fuseic Entertainment at 7pm local time. photo/ Rory White courtesy of Fathom Events This unique event gives an intimate look at the life of well-known comedian Chonda Pierce More...

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By Laura Jones On Friday, November 13th, 2015
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New ‘can’t miss’ play has Jesus Christ as a transgender

A new play from Jo Clifford portrays Jesus as a transgender, angering evangelical Christians and earning praise from liberal reviewers. Play’s synopsis: “Join Queen Jesus for a revolutionary queer ritual More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company’s ‘The Winter’s Tale’ with Judi Dench set for Nov. 30 in theaters

Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company’s production of “The Winter’s Tale” comes to select U.S. cinemas for a special one-night event on Monday, November 30 at 7:30 p.m. local time, presented by Fathom Events, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 6th, 2015

Oscar Wilde still relevant and funny with ‘Importance of Being Earnest’

Oscar Wilde would be right at home in 2015 with The Importance of Being Earnest, rebroadcast via Fathom Events from the October production from the Vaudeville Theatre in London. Comedic jabs at the institution More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 2nd, 2015

‘VeggieTales Live’ comes to Tampa on November 22

Bob the Tomato, Larry the Cucumber and all of their Veggie friends are coming to the Straz Center in the all-new, fresh, funny and unforgettable VeggieTales Live! Little Kids Do Big Things. VeggieTales Live! photo More...

By Terra Budary On Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Verdi’s ‘Otello’ by The Met is an intense drama to captivate audiences

Giuseppe Verdi was coaxed out of retirement to write the opera Otello, an intense version of Shakespeare’s Othello. It premiered on February 5, 1887. The orchestra for this production was conducted by Yannick More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, October 22nd, 2015
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Free ‘Straz Live in the Park’ set for Saturday, ‘Schoolhouse Rock live’ next weekend

Enjoy a great concert Saturday at the Curtis Hixon Part with Straz Live! in the Park and then the Schoolhouse Rock Live! presentation next week (more information and details below.) Straz Live! in the Park features More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015
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Benedict Cumberbatch in ‘Hamlet’: 5 stars, a truly remarkable adaptation, encore set for November

William Shakespeare would be proud of the Barbican theatre performance in London, bringing Hamlet to life and broadcasting live through Fathom Events. Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch stars as the titular character More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, October 6th, 2015
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‘Giselle’ kicks off new season of Bolshoi Ballet via Fathom Events

Fathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live bring one of the greatest romantic ballets of all time, “Giselle,” to the big screen on October 11, direct from Moscow’s celebrated Bolshoi Theatre. This will More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Rifftrax ‘Miami Connection’: A great roast of an 80’s B-movie

The few who are familiar with the 1987 B-movie Miami Connection will know that a roasting by the Rifftrax team could only make the movie more entertaining and much funnier. The former Mystery Science Theater 3000 More...