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Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Monday, November 16, 2020

The Humane Society “To the Rescue!” Gala by Barry Gordin

The Humane Society of the United States raised over 2 million dollars at “To the Rescue!” gala to help save animals . Hosted by Cecily Strong and Audra McDonald hosting the pre-show wi…

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Saturday, November 14, 2020

The Drama League Announces First Directors Council by Barry Gordin

THE NEW INITIATIVE IS COMPRISED OF 20 NATIONALLY-RENOWNED DIRECTORS AND ALUMNI TO ADVISE ON THE ORGANIZATION'S DIRECTOR-FOCUSED PROGRAMMING AND THE FUTURE OF THEATER AS THE INDUSTRY PREPARES…

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Friday, November 13, 2020

On This Day in New York Theater: November 13 in the 1930’s by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter (No. 17 in the series) November 13, 2020: As per the last entry in this series, I again confine myself to a single decade—in today’s case, the 1930s—in des…

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Saturday, November 7, 2020

The Space Presents John Lloyd Young’s Vegas Holiday by Barry Gordin

THIS INTIMATE AND PERSONAL CONCERT WILL BE STREAMED LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS WITH JOLLY SUPRISES AND HOLIDAY MEMORIES ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4 November 7, 2020: Following the success of two prev…

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Friday, November 6, 2020

Excerpt from Superstar ~ Jesus Christ Superstar – 3 by Barry Gordin

Excerpt from Superstar ~ Jesus Christ Superstar:Landmark Rock Opera to Worldwide Phenomenon  By: Ellis Nassour Part Three   ~   What’s the Buzz November 6, 2020: Way ahead…

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Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Monday, November 2, 2020

Excerpt from Superstar ~ Jesus Christ Superstar 2 by Barry Gordin

By: Ellis Nassour Part Two  =  Into the Fire (and Brimstone) November 2, 2020: As things got down to business between new writing partners Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, billin…

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Sunday, November 1, 2020

Moby-Dick on BroadwayHD by Barry Gordin

BroadwyHD expands partnership with San Francisco Opera bringing award winning production of Moby-Dick to their streaming site. November 1, 2020:  BroadwayHD, the premier streaming servic…

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Friday, October 30, 2020

Keely and Du by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg October 30, 2020: Like the People of Praise, a Christian Community of which the newly appointed Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett has been a loyal member, the ch…

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Special 3K – Triple Threat by Barry Gordin

Kea Chan, Denise Kara, Kayla Merrow are SPECIAL 3K - the Triple Threat appearing in a LIVE Virtual Concert on Nov. 12th / DON’T STOP BELIEVING! A Musical Entertainment to Escape from the …

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It Can’t Happen Here by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons October 30,2020: In 1935, Sinclair Lewis published a novel called It Can’t Happen Here. Written at the time fascism was on the rise in Europe, the novel was Lewi…

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Thursday, October 29, 2020

On This Day in New York Theater: October 29 in the 1940’s by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter (No. 16 in the series) October 29, 2020: Readers of this series, which began in the spring of this anxious year, know that in surveying the theatrical activity on a pa…

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

On This Day in New York Theater: October 28, 2020 by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter (Bonus Posting)  October 28, 2020: If you’re a follower of this series, you know that I always provide descriptions of multiple productions that opened over the…

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Halloween Fun from BroadwayHD by Barry Gordin

Night of the Living Dead in its London debut is available on BroadwayHD beginning October 29 just in time for Halloween. October 27, 2020: BroadwayHD is celebrating Halloween with a col…

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Monday, October 26, 2020

Excerpt from Superstar ~ Jesus Christ Superstar by Barry Gordin

Part One ... In the Beginning By: Ellis Nassour The songwriting partnership of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber was born in 1965 out of big dreams, talent, and need – with a strong…

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

[email protected] by Barry Gordin

Presents the Fourth and Final Episode of their all Free Radio Plays William Shakespeare's The Tempest October 21, 2020: West End vets have teamed up with Broadway and Hollywood stalwart…

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Sunday, October 18, 2020

Give Me Your Hand **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward October 18, 2020: The Broadway League recently announced that the hiatus for all of its member theaters has been extended until June of 2021. That means at least seven…

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Friday, October 16, 2020

Show Boat on BroadwayHD by Barry Gordin

San Francisco Opera's stunning production of Oscar Hammerstein & Jerome Kern's renowned musical, Show Boat, debuts October 15th on BrodwayHD. October 14, 2020— BroadwayHD, the …

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

The 2020 Tony Award Nominations by Barry Gordin

By: Ellis Nassour October 15, 2020: For the first time in years, the Tony Awards Nominating Committee has expanded several of the acting categories. In another rare occurance, the Comm…

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Live at the Lortel by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons October 15, 2020: A few years ago, Eric Ostrow inaugurated The Lucille Lortel Theatre’s series “Live at the Lortel,” which was inspired by the chatty atmosphe…

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

The Panic Defense by Barry Gordin

October 13,2020: The Panic Defense, written and directed by Sam Affoumado, is a docudrama spotlighting the inequalities of the criminal justice system as it pertains to the staggering rise …

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Monday, October 12, 2020

Hamptons International Film Festival by Barry Gordin

AND THE WINNERS ARE: October 12, 2020: The 28th Hamptons International Film Festival, presented by HamptonsFilm, announced their award winners at a virtual ceremony. Handing out over $2…

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Sunday, October 11, 2020

On This Day in New York Theater: October 11 in the 1920’s and 1930’s by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter(No. 15 in the series) October 11, 2020 After a several week hiatus, I’m finally digging my way out of huge pile of suddenly accumulated personal responsibilities th…

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Faith Ringgold: Ancestors & Antecedents by Barry Gordin

ACA Galleries presents Faith Ringgold, with Ad Reinhardt, Jacob Lawrence, and Robert Gwathmey at the FREIZE viewing room through October 16. October 11, 2020: ACA Galleries is presenting…

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Friday, October 9, 2020

Tony Awards Announcement by Barry Gordin

October 9, 2020: Tony Award Productions will announce the nominations for American Theatre Wing’s 74th Annual Tony Awards® on Thursday, October 15th. The Tony Awards Nominating Committee…

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Thursday, October 8, 2020

[email protected] Home Part 2 by Barry Gordin

October 6, 2020: West End vets team up with Broadway and Hollywood stalwarts in the second episode of the all-free radio play production of Shakespeare's The Tempest which airs Thursday, O…

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Thursday, October 1, 2020

All that Chat

2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 12, 2020: BROADWAY SHUTDOWN
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre