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Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Caroline, or Change Will Open on Broadway in Fall 2021, 1776 Set for Spring 2022 by Andrew Gans

Roundabout Theatre Company has also announced a timeline for a slate of other Broadway and Off-Broadway productions.

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Stars in the House Welcomes Grammy Nominee Jim Brickman November 17 by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Watch a Preview of The Nice List Musical, Starring James Monroe Iglehart, Telly Leung, Ann Harada, More by Andrew Gans

The new holiday musical, which will stream free of charge, features six new songs by Gary Adler and Phoebe Kreutz.

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Tony Winners André De Shields and Lillias White Go Head-to-Head in Broadway Advocacy Coalition's Broadway VS November 17 by Andrew Gans

Hosted by Amber Iman, the evening benefits the Cody Renard Richard Scholarship Program.

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Monday, November 16, 2020

In the News: 2020 Tony Nominee Elizabeth Stanley Is Part of Alleyway’s Digital Theatre Festival, Relief Fund Launched for Theatre Designers by Andrew Gans

Plus, a concept album of the new musical Anne of Green Gables sets its release date.

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Phillipa Soo, Will Swenson, and Leslie Uggams Cast in Coronavirus-Themed The Second Wave by Andrew Gans

Robert and Michelle King’s drama series also features six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald, Steven Pasquale, and Taylor Schilling.

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Nikki M. James, Santino Fontana, Robert Cuccioli, More Lead Stars in the House Reading of Man & Superman November 16 by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Saturday, November 14, 2020

Stars in the House Celebrates Pippin November 14 With John Rubinstein, Michael Rupert, Dean Pitchford, and Stephen Schwartz by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Friday, November 13, 2020

Who’s Holiday!, Starring Lesli Margherita, Will Stream to Benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Andrew Gans

Matthew Lombardo's solo show was filmed during its Off-Broadway run at the Westside Theatre.

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Recording of Lea Salonga's Performance With Sydney Symphony Will Be Released as an Album and Filmed Concert by Andrew Gans

Broadway Records will release physical and digital copies, in line with the concert's broadcast on PBS.

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Stars in the House Offers a 2nd Best of the Vote-a-Thon Stream, Featuring Darius de Haas, November 13 by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Casts of Disney's Frozen, The Lion King, Aladdin Will Reunite on Broadway for ABC's The Disney Holiday Singalong by Andrew Gans

Leslie Odom, Jr., BTS, Adam Lambert, Kerry Washington, and more are also on tap for the TV special, hosted by Ryan Seacrest.

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Thursday, November 12, 2020

In the News: Alex Newell, Leslie Odom Jr., Mj Rodriguez Set for Divas Simply Singing! Benefit, Drama League Announces Members of Directors Council by Andrew Gans

Plus, Larry Owens, Adam Hyndman, Wayne Brady, and more will star in a Roger Q. Mason spotlight.

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020

In the News: Danai Gurira Will Star in The Fighting Shirley Chisholm Film, More Speakers Join Christopher Jackson at TheaterMakers Summit by Andrew Gans

Plus: Stars from the world of opera are joining forces for a Thanksgiving variety show.

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Shereen Ahmed, Melissa Errico, Max von Essen, More Set for Meet Me in St. Louis: A Holiday Special in Song and on Screen by Andrew Gans

Artistic Director Charlotte Moore will helm the Irish Repertory Theatre presentation.

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Emily in Paris, Starring Lily Collins and Ashley Park, Renewed for 2nd Season by Andrew Gans

The Netflix comedy is created, written, and executive-produced by Darren Star.

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Cast of Bandstand, Including Laura Osnes, Corey Cott, Beth Leavel, More, Reunites on Stars in the House November 11 by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series, benefiting The Actors Fund, commemorates Veterans Day.

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Barn Theatre's Marry Me a Little, Starring Rob Houchen and Celinde Schoenmaker, Will Be Streamed by Andrew Gans

The production closed its run November 4 due to the U.K.'s second national lockdown.

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Checking In With… Tony Nominee Ken Ludwig, Playwright of Lend Me a Tenor, Moon Over Buffalo, More by Andrew Gans

"Hang in there. Just somehow hold on with your fingernails, because I believe in my heart that this will end."

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020

In the News: Priscilla Lopez and Daniel Sunjata Cast in Disney Channel's Christmas Again, Jeff Award Winners Announced, More by Andrew Gans

Plus, Tony nominees Lilli Cooper and Denée Benton will star in a reading of the new musical Haley at Therapy to benefit Broadway Cares.

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Tony Winners André De Shields and Lillias White Will Go Head-to-Head in Broadway Advocacy Coalition's Broadway VS by Andrew Gans

Hosted by Amber Iman, the evening will benefit the Cody Renard Richard Scholarship Program.

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Michael R. Jackson, Ben Bonnema and Christopher Staskel Named Winners of 16th Annual Fred Ebb Award by Andrew Gans

Six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald will present the awards at a virtual ceremony.

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Stars in the House Reunites Cast of Family Ties, Including Michael J. Fox, Meredith Baxter, More, November 10 by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Monday, November 9, 2020

Moulin Rouge! Tony Nominee Robyn Hurder Stops by Stars in the House, Guest Hosted by Brenda Braxton, November 9 by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Lucie Jones, Cedric Neal, Matt Jay-Willis, More Will Join Brian Conley in West End A Christmas Carol by Andrew Gans

Alan Menken, Lynn Ahrens, and Mike Ockrent’s version of the Charles Dickens classic will play a limited engagement this winter.

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Judi Dench, Derek Jacobi, Ian McKellen, and Maggie Smith Set for Virtual Fundraiser For One Knight Only by Andrew Gans

Kenneth Branagh will host the evening benefiting the theatrical charity Acting for Others.

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Songs for a New World, With Rachel Tucker, Rachel John, More, Will Transfer to London's Vaudeville Theatre by Andrew Gans

The limited engagement of the Jason Robert Brown revue will begin in February 2021.

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LaChanze, Michael Cerveris, and More Honor Billy Porter at Rockers on Broadway Benefit November 9 by Andrew Gans

Proceeds benefit The Path Fund’s Community Relief Grant Program, Broadway Bound Kids, The Felix Organization, and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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