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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Olivier Awards TV Special Scheduled in Lieu of Spring Ceremony; Winners to Be Announced in the Fall by Andy Lefkowitz

While this spring's Olivier Awards ceremony was recently canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the best of London theater will still be toasted next month. ITV will broadcast a celebratory …

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70th Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards Postponed by Andy Lefkowitz

On the heels of the news that this year's Tony Awards have been postponed due to the COVID-19 shutdown, the Outer Critics Circle Awards have followed suit. A new schedule for the 70th ann…

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Broadway's Biggest Night Is Being Put on Hold: 2020 Tony Awards Postponed by Andy Lefkowitz

The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing have jointly announced a postponement of the 74th Annual Tony Awards, originally scheduled for June 7 at Radio City Music Hall. The reason …

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Colin Donnell, Patti Murin & More Set for Seth Rudetsky's Online Stars in the House Performance Series by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented lineup of stars have signed on to appear in upcoming episodes of Stars in the House, a daily online series from SiriiusXM On Broadway personality Seth Rudetsky and his husband, p…

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Olivier Awards TV Special Scheduled in Lieu of Springtime Ceremony; Winners Will Be Announced in the Fall by Andy Lefkowitz

While this spring's Olivier Awards ceremony was recently canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the best of London theater will still be toasted next month. ITV will broadcast a celebratory …

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Roundabout Announces Schedule Changes for Caroline, or Change, Birthday Candles & More by Andy Lefkowitz

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that four planned spring productions have been pushed back due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The company's Broadway revival of Caroline, or Ch…

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Laura Osnes to Host R&H; Online Concert Series; Jeremy Jordan Will Sing from Oklahoma! Live by Andy Lefkowitz

Oh, what a beautiful mornin'! Today, Tony-nominated stars Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan, who shared the Broadway stage in Bonnie and Clyde, will reunite to kick off R&H Goes Live!, a new…

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Jaws-Themed Musical from Bandstand Team & More to Join Aida in Paper Mill's New Season by Andy Lefkowitz

Bruce, a new Jaws-themed musical from Richard Oberacker and Robert Taylor, creators of Broadway's Bandstand, is among the programming set for Paper Mill Playhouse's 2020-2021 season. The …

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Goodspeed Musicals Postpones South Pacific & Cancels Candide by Andy Lefkowitz

East Haddam, CT's Goodspeed Musicals has announced changes to its 2020 season programming due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The previously announced production of South Pacific, originally set t…

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Dear Evan Hansen Alum Roman Banks to Release Debut EP Days by Andy Lefkowitz

Roman Banks, a strong-voiced star who covered the title role in Dear Evan Hansen and will soon be seen on High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, has announced the release of his firs…

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In the Heights Film Release Postponed Due to COVID-19 Pandemic by Andy Lefkowitz

The upcoming screen adaptation of In the Heights has been indefinitely postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The film had originally been scheduled to arrive in cinemas on June 2…

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Terrence McNally, Tony-Winning Scribe of Love! Valour! Compassion!, Ragtime & More, Dies at 81 by Andy Lefkowitz

Terrence McNally, the celebrated playwright and librettist who penned an award-winning body of work ranging from drama to farce to musical comedy, died on March 24 at Sarasota Memorial Hosp…

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Actors' Equity Launches Emergency 'Curtain Up' Fund to Help Members Financially During COVID-19 Pandemic by Andy Lefkowitz

Actors' Equity Association, the national labor union representing professional actors and stage managers in live theater, has announced the Actors' Equity Emergency Curtain Up Fund. Equity h…

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Exclusive! Daveed Diggs & More Set for Second Edition of 24 Hour Plays' Viral Monologues Initiative by Andy Lefkowitz

On the heels of last week's talent-packed inaugural edition of Viral Monologues, a starry lineup of talent has been announced to take part in a second edition of the new program which featur…

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Broadway Producers Offer $1 Million Challenge Match for BC/EFA’s COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund by Andy Lefkowitz

More than 20 Broadway producers are offering a $1 million challenge match to double the impact of donations to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund. The pr…

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New Musical from Bandstand Team & More to Join Aida in Paper Mill's New Season by Andy Lefkowitz

Bruce, a new Jaws-themed musical from Richard Oberacker and Robert Taylor, creators of Broadway's Bandstand, is among the programming set for Paper Mill Playhouse's 2020-2021 season. The …

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Broadway Musical Flying Over Sunset & Off-Broadway's Intimate Apparel Opera to Reopen This Fall by Andy Lefkowitz

The new musical Flying Over Sunset, which was cut short ahead of its first preview due to the Broadway shutdown, will now open in the fall, Lincoln Center Theater has announced. The nonprofi…

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Monday, March 23, 2020

American Repertory Theater Postpones Broadway-Bound 1776 Directed by Diane Paulus by Andy Lefkowitz

Cambridge, Massachusetts' American Repertory Theater has announced a postponement of its pre-Broadway staging of 1776. Originally announced to run from May 17 through June 28, 2020, the Tony…

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David Byrne's Theatrical Concert American Utopia to Be Published as a Book This Fall by Andy Lefkowitz

American Utopia, the unique Broadway concert based on David Byrne's album, will be released in book form later this year. Bloomsbury Publishing will release the tome on September 8. Edite…

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Olivier Nominee Victoria Hamilton-Barritt to Play Stepmother in New Cinderella Musical from Andrew Lloyd Webber by Andy Lefkowitz

Olivier-nominated actress Victoria Hamilton-Barritt has been cast as the Stepmother in the upcoming brand-new Cinderella musical set to arrive in London's West End this fall. The previousl…

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D.C.'s Signature Postpones Frank Wildhorn Musical Camille Claudel; Theater to Close Through May by Andy Lefkowitz

Arlington, Virginia's Signature Theatre has announced that will close its doors through May, due to guidance from the CDC and state and local authorities regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Am…

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Broadway Stars Are Singing Pop Hits on Instagram as Part of a New Marathon Series by Andy Lefkowitz

Do you miss seeing stars sing out on stage as much as we do? Producer and performer Corey Mach has a solution in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis that has shut down theaters across the world…

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We're Dancing Along at Home to This Music Video from the New Musical Between the Lines by Andy Lefkowitz

New York theaters may be shut down through April 12, but that's not stopping us from getting excited about a slew of projects set to hit the stage in the coming year. One such show is Betwee…

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The Rosie O'Donnell Show Benefit Raises Over $600,000 for The Actors Fund by Andy Lefkowitz

A star-packed lineup of talent helped bring back the Emmy-winning Rosie O'Donnell Show on March 22 as a livestreamed benefit for The Actors Fund. The special return episode, which appeared e…

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Hey, Little Songbird! Hadestown Creator Anaïs Mitchell & Husband Noah Welcome Second Child Rosetta by Andy Lefkowitz

Anaïs Mitchell, the Tony-winning author of the 2019 Tony-winning musical Hadestown, and her husband, Noah Hahn, have announced the birth of a second child, Rosetta, born over the weekend i…

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Sunday, March 22, 2020

Even More Stars Join Broadway.com's Special Return Episode of The Rosie O'Donnell Show by Andy Lefkowitz

An additional group of talented stars have signed on to take part in the upcoming special return episode of The Rosie O'Donnell Show. The previously announced event, presented in support of …

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Saturday, March 21, 2020

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Starring Laurie Metcalf & Rupert Everett, Will Not Continue on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The new star-packed revival of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, which began previews on March 3 and has been held up by the COVID-19 crisis, will not continue at the Booth The…

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Friday, March 20, 2020

Martin McDonagh's Dark Comedy Hangmen Will Not Resume Performances Following Broadway Shutdown by Andy Lefkowitz

Hangmen, an original comedy written by four-time Tony nominee Martin McDonagh, will not continue its main-stem run following the current Broadway shutdown. The Olivier Award-winning Best…

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More Stars Added to One-Night Return of The Rosie O'Donnell Show on Broadway.com by Andy Lefkowitz

A starry lineup of A-list talent has been newly announced to take part in the eagerly anticipated return of The Rosie O'Donnell Show. The previously announced event, presented in support of…

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Broadway Dancers Are Teaching Personal At-Home Workouts Inspired by Their Shows by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway's talented dancers aren't letting the COVID-19 pandemic stop them from keeping active and sharing their skills. Tony-winning producer Jenna Segal has announced a series of at-home e…

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12th Annual Jimmy Awards Ceremony Is Canceled by Andy Lefkowitz

The Broadway League has announced the cancellation of the 2020 Jimmy Awards due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The 12th annual celebration of high school talent had been scheduled to take…

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