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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

New Short-Form Series Royalties, Co-Created by and Starring Darren Criss, Heads to Quibi by Lindsey Sullivan

Hollywood's Darren Criss is slated for another series. Royalties, starring, co-written and co-produced by Criss, is scheduled to premiere on June 1 on the short-form streaming service Quibi…

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Odds & Ends: Alice Ripley & More to Share New Music in Songs For Our City Concert Series by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Alice Ripley, Ethan Slater & More to Debut New Music This Summer Time Out New York and the Times Square Alliance have j…

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Audra McDonald, Jeremy Jordan & More Lend Their Golden Vocals for A Night of Covenant House Stars by Lindsey Sullivan

We're going to have these performances on repeat! Last night's virtual concert event, A Night of Covenant House Stars, featured more than 50 incredible stars uniting in support of Covenant H…

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The Drama Desk Awards Honors the Late Harold Prince with Namesake Lifetime Achievement Award by Lindsey Sullivan

The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards will celebrate the life and legacy of theater producer and director Harold Prince with the Drama Desk’s newly established lifetime achievement honor. The …

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A Strange Loop, Dana H. & More Win Off-Broadway Alliance Awards by Lindsey Sullivan

The Off-Broadway Alliance, an organization of off-Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents and marketing professionals, has announced winners of the 10th Annual Off-Broad…

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The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues Offer Special Directors' Cut Edition with Cynthia Nixon, Michael Urie & More by Lindsey Sullivan

A starry roster of talent has been announced to take part in the latest edition of Viral Monologues, a new program which features performances released digitally on IGTV. The series is an in…

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Monday, May 18, 2020

Sierra Boggess, Jesse L. Martin & More Set for This Week's Stars in the House by Lindsey Sullivan

A fun-filled lineup of Broadway favorites is set for this week's episodes of Stars in the House, a daily online series from SiriusXM On Broadway personality Seth Rudetsky and his husband, pr…

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These Hairspray Fam Favorites Performing 'You Can't Stop the Beat' Will Make Your Day by Lindsey Sullivan

These days call for things that lift us up, and Broadway lovers know that theatergoers would be hard-pressed to find a better spirit-raiser than Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman's "You Can't S…

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New Season of The Politician, Starring Ben Platt, Sets June Premiere Date by Lindsey Sullivan

Season two of The Politician, starring Tony winner Ben Platt, is set to return to Netflix on June 19. The new season of Ryan Murphy's political satire finds Platt's character, Payton Hoba…

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Shakespeare's Globe Faces Permanent Closure in London Without Emergency Funding by Lindsey Sullivan

The coronavirus pandemic has already caused the shutdown of theaters in the West End and on Broadway. This has affected productions of Frozen, Hangmen and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, wh…

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Friday, May 15, 2020

Washington, D.C. Run of Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop Postponed to 2021 by Lindsey Sullivan

D.C. fans will have to wait a bit longer to see Michael R. Jackson's buzzy musical A Strange Loop. The Washington Post has reported that the previously scheduled fall engagement at Washingto…

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CBS Schedules Grease Sing-a-Long on What Would Have Been Tony Night by Lindsey Sullivan

CBS will air Grease Sing-a-Long on June 7 on 8:30PM ET, according to Deadline. The sing-a-long version of the 1978 blockbuster movie musical, starring Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta…

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Tony Winner Bette Midler Is Matching Up to $100,000 in Donations to COVID-19 Emergency Fund by Lindsey Sullivan

This is why they call her The Divine Miss M! Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has announced Tony winner Bette Midler is matching up to $100,000 in donations to the organization's COVID-19 E…

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Some Like It Hot Musical to Hit Broadway in the Fall of 2021; Cancels Chicago Run by Lindsey Sullivan

The new musical based on the 1959 comedy classic Some Like It Hot will not receive its previously announced world premiere at Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre is the spring. Instead, the p…

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Odds & Ends: New Season of Pose Gets Netflix Release Date, Watch Daveed Diggs in Snowpiercer & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Pose Season 2 to Arrive on Netflix on June 11 The category is... good news! Netflix has announced that season two of Pose, …

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West End Transfer of The Doctor, Starring Juliet Stevenson, Postponed to 2021 by Lindsey Sullivan

Following a sold-out run at the Almeida Theatre, Robert Icke's acclaimed staging of his play The Doctor was previously scheduled for a West End transfer this spring. Due to the coronavirus…

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Watch Fleabag Favorite & Olivier Award Winner Andrew Scott Perform Simon Stephens' Sea Wall by Lindsey Sullivan

Fresh off of bingeing Fleabag in quarantine, but can't get enough of Andrew Scott? Before he portrayed the "hot priest" in Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Emmy-winning Amazon series, Tony-winning scr…

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Hollywood Bowl Cancels Summer Season, Which Featured Cynthia Erivo, School of Rock & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hollywood Bowl has canceled its summer season for the first time in 98 years. "We are sad to share that for the first time in its almost century-long histo…

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The Actors Fund Breaks Records with Over $10 Million Raised for COVID-19 Relief by Lindsey Sullivan

Since the original announcement of the Broadway shutdown on March 12, the theater community has united to raise funds for The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for those …

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Get a Sneak Peek at the Virtual Student Production of Now. Here. This. by Lindsey Sullivan

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, theatrical productions have been postponed or worse, canceled. This has affected theater makers from Broadway to schools. [title of show] creators Susa…

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Alanis Morissette and the Stars of Broadway's Jagged Little Pill to Host Benefit Concert by Lindsey Sullivan

You oughta know Grammy winner Alanis Morissette and the Broadway company of Jagged Little Pill are teaming up for a great cause. The Broadway musical will offer a special benefit on on May 1…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Recruited for Coalition for NYC Hospitality & Tourism Recovery by Lindsey Sullivan

May 12 was a bit of a day for Lin-Manuel Miranda and Hamilton fans everywhere: the news broke that Disney's previously announced filmed performance of the musical's original Broadway cast wi…

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Glenn Close, Antonio Banderas & More Join Public Theater Benefit We Are One Public by Lindsey Sullivan

The previously announced We Are One Public gala just got super starry! Stage and screen star Jesse Tyler Ferguson will host an evening of performances and stories in support of the Public Th…

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Watch Rachel Tucker, Kerry Ellis & More West End Wicked Alums Sing 'For Good' by Lindsey Sullivan

No one's going to bring them down! A whopping 23 West End performers who have played Elphaba or Glinda in the smash hit musical Wicked have united to perform a stunning rendition of "For Goo…

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Broadway's Nick Cordero Wakes Up from Coma : 'He's in There' by Lindsey Sullivan

Nick Cordero has woken up from his medically induced coma. His wife Amanda Kloots announced the news on Instagram on May 12. "We have come a very long way," she said. "He's really weak, but …

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Odds & Ends: Six, Rachel Chavkin Among 2020 Elliot Norton Award Winners by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Winners of the 38th Annual Elliot Norton Awards Announced Winners of the 2020 Elliot Norton Awards were announced on May 11…

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Watch Dee Roscioli Parody Wicked's Signature Anthem with the 'Defying Quarantine' by Lindsey Sullivan

Dee Roscioli has got some choice words for those struggling to stay indoors. While she understands going stir crazy at home, the former Elphaba is encouraging fans not to defy COVID-19 safet…

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Center Stage Film, Directed by Tony Winner Nicholas Hytner, Inspires New TV Series by Lindsey Sullivan

Five, six, seven, eight! Center Stage, the 2000 cult favorite film, directed by Tony winner Nicholas Hytner, choreographed by Tony winner Susan Stroman,  and featuring stage favorites like…

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André De Shields, Lynn Nottage & More Join The 24 Hour Plays' COVID & Incarceration Edition by Lindsey Sullivan

As previously reported, The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues is collaborating with several arts and advocacy organizations to feature real stories from those currently and previously incarcer…

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Broadway Shows Extend Performance Suspension Through September 6; Official Return Date Not Set by Lindsey Sullivan

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, the Broadway League has announced a further delay to the reopening of shows on the Great White Way. Initially set to be shut down through April 12 and…

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Hamilton Movie, Featuring Original Broadway Cast, Coming to Disney+ in July by Lindsey Sullivan

We're satisfied with this news! Disney's previously announced filmed performance of Hamilton's original Broadway cast was scheduled to hit movie theaters on October 15, 2021. In light of the…

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