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  1. Broadway funny lady Julie Halston (Tootsie) paid a visit to see Kerry Ipema in One Woman Sex and the City, now playing at The Jerry Orbach Theatre (1627 Broadway). Halston has become a cult favorite among 'Sex and the City' fans for her hilarious portrayal of socialite, 'Bitsy von Muffling.' Bitsy caused eye rolls in season 5 when she married an assumed gay cabaret singer played by Tony-winner Nathan Lane. Much to everyone's bewilderment, Bitsy returned pregnant and glowing in season 6.
  2. FunikiJam's high-energy, one-of-a-kind musical adventure takes the audience in a quest to find the Ultimate Holiday Celebration, with Captain Jam and the Agents of Jam leading the way. FunikiJam's HOLIDAY BEAT is New York City's only Off-Broadway show this season to celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Diwali, Chinese New Year, and Shichigosan - for kids!
  3. In April 2019, 21c Museum Durham and the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) in Raleigh will present South African artist Wim Botha's first solo museum exhibition in the U.S., Wim Botha: Still Life with Discontent. Featuring works that span Botha's career, the cross-institutional exhibition will provide visitors with varied experiences of the artist's work and a new site-specific installation at each venue. Co-curated by 21c Chief Curator and Museum Director Alice Gray Stites and NCMA Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Jennifer Dasal, Wim Botha: Still Life with Discontent examines Botha's multimedia practice and his use of diverse materials to question and subvert aesthetic conventions of power and value.
  4. Atlantic Theater Company is hard at work in rehearsal for the world premiere production of Blue Ridge, written by Abby Rosebrock (Dido of Idaho, Atlantic Launch commissionee) and directed by Taibi Magar (Is God Is, The Great Leap). Check out the photos below!
  5. Meghan Lantzy will become the new General Manager at Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder), the company announced today. Ms. Lantzy comes to Signature from Lincoln Center Theater, where she has worked for more than 12 years.