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Kiss to play ‘coldest place on earth’ as part of farewell tour in 2021

Kiss will play “the coldest place on the earth” as part of their farewell tour.



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Gene Simmons and co were due to hit the road this summer to continue the extensive last jaunt around the globe.

However, because of the coronavirus pandemic, they are having to postpone their European shows until June and July 2021, with the 17-date run now due to kick off on June 2 in Antwerp, Belgium.

And Gene, 71, has revealed one of the gigs out of the 150 they are yet to complete will require them to wear their thermals.

Speaking on Los Angeles radio station 95.5 KLOS, the ‘Heaven’s On Fire’ rocker said: “We’ve already booked Europe outdoors. Most of the shows have already sold out. We start in summer.

“The vaccines are gonna be out there for everybody, oh, by January, February, March at the latest, but we’re gonna

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MCC Theater Announces THIS IS WHERE WE GO Radio Play Podcast Launch Party

MCC Theater Announces THIS IS WHERE WE GO Radio Play Podcast Launch Party

MCC Theater in association with The Parsnip Ship and Business Lunch Productions announced a listening party for This Is Where We Go, a six-part radio play podcast. MCC Theater, The Parsnip Ship, and special guests will launch the first two episodes tonight, Thursday, December 3, 2020, during the listening party at 7:30pm EST Facebook Live. Follow @mccnyc and @theparsnipny on Facebook to tune in.

Following the premiere, the first two episodes will be available for download on Spotify. The subsequent four acts will be released on Tuesdays and Thursdays through December 17.

This Is Where We Go is by Amara J. Brady (Last Ones First), Jessie Rivera DeBruin (Luciérnagas), Gina Femia (Allond(r)a), and Nina Ki (Taemong (Birth Dream)), and directed by Tamilla Woodard (Where We Stand).

Developed with The Parsnip Ship’s Radio Roots Writers Group, MCC’s first commission takes a closer look at the different ways that theater can be

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Blackpink to Play Livestreamed Concert on YouTube This Month

Blackpink is coming in your area — virtually, anyway.

YouTube Music has announced a livestream concert featuring the K-pop group, set for launch on Dec. 27 at midnight ET. The event, available exclusively on Blackpink’s YouTube channel, will include first-time performances of songs from “The Album,” released in October.

Members of Blackpink, Jennie, Jisoo, Lisa and Rosé, will also go live on its YouTube channel on Thursday at 9 p.m. PT to personally introduce “The Show” to their fans.

“We wanted to end the year with something very special for our Blinks who have been waiting so patiently for us,” said Blackpink. “We hope everyone can comfortably enjoy our first-ever livestream concert ‘The Show’ at home and hopefully join in on some special perks we’ve prepared for those who join our channel. Overall, we’re super excited to share this fun moment with our Blinks and we can’t wait till ‘The

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Sundance Film Festival Director Tabitha Jackson On How 2021 Edition Will Play Out In Park City, Online And At An Art House Near You

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The Sundance Film Festival on Wednesday unveiled more details about its 2021 edition, which will span not only its Park City hub as previously announced but also several art houses and drive-ins nationwide, along with an online viewing platform so that all can partake and enjoy the fest during the pandemic.

The initial lineup of filmswill be announced in a couple of weeks, along with the full talks and events programs. This year’s Sundance runs January 28-February 3.

Of note, the only cinema that will be operating at this point in time in Park City will be the Ray, a venue that Sundance oversees. The Eccles at Park City High School, one of the fest’s prime premiere cinemas, is currently closed. I understand an awards program will occur, though it is in the early stages of planning what its exact format will be.

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Lashana Lynch Wraps BBC Film and BFI’s Play Adaptation “Ear For Eye”

“Captain Marvel” and “No Time To Die” star Lashana Lynch has wrapped principal photography on BAFTA and Olivier-winning Debbie Tucker Green’s “Ear For Eye” at Kennington Studios.

The film is an adaptation of Tucker Green’s own acclaimed play, which was staged at London’s Royal Court Theatre in 2018, starring Lynch.

The play, and the film, follows British and American Black characters of different generations navigating their way through today’s society, offering a critical perspective on the state of the nation.

The film is produced by Fiona Lamptey for Fruit Tree Media. In October, Lamptey joined Netflix as director of U.K. features.

The cast also includes Tosin Cole (“The Souvenir”), Carmen Munroe (“Desmond’s”), Danny Sapani (“MotherFatherSon”), Nadine Marshall (“Sitting In Limbo”) and Arinzé Kene (“I’m Your Woman”).

The film is backed by BBC Film and the British Film Institute (BFI). Executive producers are Rose Garnett for BBC Film, Farhana Bhula for

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Chris Jackson, James Monroe Iglehart, and More Star In New Holiday Radio Play ‘TWAS THE NIGHT

Broadway stars Christopher Jackson, James Monroe Iglehart, Nik Walker, and more have come together virtually to headline a new addition to the holiday classics: a podcast radio play production of ‘Twas The Night, a present-day reimagining of the beloved poem, “A Visit from St. Nicholas” by Clement Clarke Moore.

From executive producer Gillian Pensavalle (The Hamilcast, True Crime Obsessed), written and directed by Michael Paul Smith (The Residuals, Ted & Michael Read Sketches Into Microphones), and produced by Jenson Neal and the Mischief Media Network, the one-episode radio play will raise money for The Actors Fund, supporting the theatre community during Broadway’s longest shutdown ever. To contribute to ‘Twas The Night’s fundraising efforts, please use actorsfund.org/twasthenight or visit TwasTheNightPlay.com for more information.

“‘Twas The Night has been a labor of love for all involved and I am excited we had a reason to get the band back together through this

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Missoula Community Theatre Presents A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY

Take a holiday trip back to the 1940’s with the Missoula Community Theatre during It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, Dec. 10-20. In the old days, families would sit around the radio to ‘listen’ to a show. This December, you can gather with your families around a computer or television to ‘watch’ Bedford Falls come to life, as this show will be presented exclusively as a streamed performance. The only in-person seating will be in the comfy living rooms of the audience!

Few stories tug at the holiday heartstrings as universally as It’s a Wonderful Life, which is one of the reasons MCT chose to present it, says director Joseph Martinez. “It is a reminder of the values of basic goodness and sacrifice, the gift of friendship, and the sense of community.” The beloved story of George Bailey’s magical Christmas Eve, discovering the ripple effect of one person’s

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Maggie Smith Will Lead Film Adaptation of One-Woman Play A GERMAN LIFE

Maggie Smith Will Lead Film Adaptation of One-Woman Play A GERMAN LIFE

Dame Maggie Smith will star in the upcoming film adaptation of “A German Life,” a one-woman play from “Dangerous Liaisons” and “Atonement” screenwriter/playwright Christopher Hampton.

The film follows the life of Brunhilde Pomsel, who served as secretary to the Nazi Joseph Goebbels, according to Variety. It is based on a series of interviews Pomsel gave when she was 103. Smith originated the role on the West End in 2019; now, she will take the story to the screen.

Jonathan Kent, a prominent director of plays and opera, will make his feature film debut on the adaptation. He directed the West End production, which ran for five weeks.

The play was supposed to open on Broadway as its next step; instead, due to COVID-19, the team decided to make the jump to the screen.

“What with COVID, Maggie decided that she didn’t really want to go back and do it again

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Barack Obama wants Drake to play him in biopic | Celebrity news



Barack Obama wants Drake to play him in biopic

Barack Obama has given Drake the greenlight to play him in a biopic.

The former US President revealed that he would be happy for the rapper to portray him on screen as he is a “talented brother” and is able “to do anything he wants”.

Obama said: “I will say this, Drake seems to be able to do anything he wants. I mean, that is a talented, talented brother. So, if the time comes and he’s ready…”

He also revealed that Drake playing him would get the “stamp of approval” from his daughters Malia, 22, and Sasha, 19.

Speaking in an interview with Complex’s 360 With Speedy Morgan, Obama, 59, said: “Drake has, more importantly I think, my household’s stamp of approval. I suspect Malia and Sasha would be just fine with it.”

The ‘God’s Plan’ hitmaker first revealed that he hoped to play the politician back in 2010.

Drake

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Dixon Place Presents BLACKBLADE – A Fantasy Radio Play

Dixon Place Presents BLACKBLADE - A Fantasy Radio Play

Dixon Place presents a new fantasy radio drama: BLACKBLADE is written by Arif Silverman and directed by Lillian Wooten White, available through the Dixon Place website from December 13th through January 10th. Tickets are available at https://ci.ovationtix.com/35526/production/1034340; there will be a talkback with the artists on December 13th at 8:30pm EST.

Told in four short episodes, BLACKBLADE reveals the climax of a decades-long witch hunt through various perspectives: a charismatic wayfarer who has seen more of the world than almost anyone else alive; the bartender of a famed tavern with a wild history of violence; two of the most brutal, feared assassins the world has ever known. Featuring ancient forests, mythical creatures, and unearthly magic, BLACKBLADE tells the story of a world wracked with power struggles and environmental crisis.

BLACKBLADE is the second part of a theatrical fantasy series called THE TITAN CYCLE, conceived and written by Arif Silverman, and

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