Friday, March 27, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Olney Theatre Center makes ‘The Amateurs’ available online for one week, offers other online content by News Desk

Olney Theatre Center’s production of The Amateurs by Jordan Harrison and directed by Jason King Jones will be available to stream online beginning Saturday, March 28 at noon through the en…

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In ‘Girl From The North Country’ Luba Mason Clings Onto Hope While Singing Bob Dylan Songs by Jeryl Brunner

Conor McPherson's musical masterfully interprets Bob Dylan’s music in an exciting new way

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Friday, March 27, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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MQFF announces 2020 Award Winners by Arts Review

Despite the 2020 Melbourne Queer Film Festival (MQFF) being suspended due to COVID-19, MQFF has celebrated the brightest queer voices and filmmaking talent in Australia by announcing their J…

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VIDEO: See Cynthia Erivo Sing 'He's Got the Whole World in His Hands'

Cynthia Erivo took to Instagram today to post a video of herself singing 'Somewhere' From West Side Story.

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VIDEO: JAGGED LITTLE PILL Star Kathryn Gallagher Shares CHICAGO Throwback Performance!

Today, Jagged Little Pill star Kathryn Gallagher treated fans on social media to a special throwback video of her high school theatre days!

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Friday, March 27, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Sheldon Concert Hall cancels gala by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Event was to headline 'Hamilton' star Renée Elise Goldsberry.

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Watch Bernadette Peters Sing 'Broadway Baby' From City Center Encores! Special Event, A Bed and a Chair by Andrew Gans

The videos are part of the famed Manhattan venue's new series featuring highlights from New York City Center's Encores!, Encores! Off-Center, and Gala productions.

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Breaking: SMASH Star Katharine McPhee Is 'Probably' Team Ivy

In a shocking turn of events, SMASH star Katharine McPhee has revealed her status as a tentative member of Team Ivy. 

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Carmen Cusack and More Launch New Center Theatre Group Video Series

Center Theatre Group has launched a new artistic project titled Art Goes On

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New York City Center Cancels Remainder of 2019-2020 Season

New York City Center has canceled the remainder of the 2019–2020 season including Encores! Thoroughly Modern Millie.

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Friday, March 27, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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LIFE SKETCHES (SHORT SCENES AND MONOLOGUES): “AT THE DOG PARK” 4 by Robert Shuman

(Photo of Jasper) SCENE: A dog park in the Bronx.  Today, it is warmer—and there is sun.   (MARY JANE, early 70’s, sits on a bench in the dog park. Using a launcher, SHE plays fetch w…

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Recapping Smash 1.15: A Lot Can Happen in 12 Hours (and in 42 Minutes) by Mark Peikert

Bombshell is ready to start previews in Boston again in the Season 1 finale—but is it really?

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Life at home: How coronavirus has changed our lives by Lorraine Treanor

Like most Americans, our staff are spending most of their time at home now. Some busy themselves with spouses, children and pets. Some with their art. Some have salaried jobs and easy transi…

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Friday, March 27, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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WATCH: Colleen Ballinger (A.K.A.Miranda Sings) Joins Stars in the House Live Stream, Benefiting The Actors Fund by Andrew Gans

The daily benefit series, created by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, offers mini concerts and conversations in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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For Your Weekend Listening, NYT Music Critics Choose Best Recordings Of Each Of Beethoven’s Symphonies by Artsjournal

But with live performances suspended by the coronavirus pandemic, we classical music critics decided to take matters into our own hands and create our dream cycle, featuring our favorite rec…

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Oregon Shakespeare Festival Lays Off Staff, Cancels Through Labor Day by Artsjournal

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival, one of the oldest and largest American nonprofit theaters and a popular travel destination, said on Friday that it would lay off 80 percent of its 500 employ…

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Watch Hugh Jackman in OKLAHOMA! for free! by Gabi Bergman

For this weekend only, you can catch Hugh Jackman as Curly McLain in the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, Oklahoma! Directed

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Coronavirus relief bill could help Broadway’s small businesses by Caitlin Huston

The passage of the $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill Friday contains two sections that could bring money back into the Broadway community and to its members.  In the legislation, signed i…

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VIDEO: Go Inside JAGGED LITTLE PILL Rehearsal at American Repertory Theater

Head behind the scenes of the world premiere American Repertory Theater production of the new Broadway musical, Jagged Little Pill!

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Odds & Ends: Linda Lavin Is Performing Live Online to Celebrate Her New Album & More by Andy Lefkowitz

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Linda Lavin Is Performing Live Online to Celebrate Her New Album Tony-winning stage-and-screen legend Linda Lavin isn't sl…

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Jennifer Nettles Sings 'Tomorrow' from Annie & Offers Hope in COVID-19 Crisis: 'We Will Get Through This' by Andy Lefkowitz

Jennifer Nettles might be most known as a country music superstar, but the powerhouse singer is a Broadway enthusiast with a big heart. Nettles, a former Broadway.com vlogger who played a 20…

Linked From Broadway.com at 07:03PM

QuaranToons: Catherine of Aragon of Six Is Keeping Cool and Not Losing Her Head by Diep Tran

Broadway.com illustrator Tug Rice has been thinking up what our favorite Broadway characters are doing while theaters are closed and they're at home social distancing. In this installment…

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A first look at Spielberg’s WEST SIDE STORY film by Gabi Bergman

Something’s coming, something good… Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film adaptation of West Side Story is set to hit theatres in December 2020, and

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Friday, March 27, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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NiteLife Exchange Streaming Picks of the Week

Legendary bassist/songwriter Jay Leonhart will be live streaming tonight, Friday, March 27th and every night at 7:00 pm. Live stream on Facebook here or on YouTube here: Stars In The H…

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VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber Answers Fan Questions for World Theatre Day

To celebrate World Theatre Day composer Andrew Lloyd Webber is answering some burning fan questions on Twitter!

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Stuart Gordon, Whose Films Reanimated Horror, Dies at 72 by Daniel E. Slotnik

His low-budget movies, notably the cult favorite “Re-Animator,” combined grisly body horror with a mordant sense of humor.

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Don’t Forget To Filter Out Your Remote Work IP Addresses From Google Analytics by Drew McManus

Thanks to fellow ArtsHacker Ceci Dadisman for putting a bug in my ear about reminding everyone who manages a Google Analytics (GA) account to add all of the remote and work from home IP addr…

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Friday, March 27, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Canadian Opera Company cancels the rest of its 2019-20 season by Debra Yeo - Toronto Star

Performances of ‘Aida’ and ‘The Flying Dutchman’ are cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Turn the Living Room into a Stage: Read Plays Out Loud by Ben Brantley

It’s a tradition this drama critic would highly recommend to those looking for ways to find magic in empty hours.

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Sunny Showtunes: Have A 'Carnaval del Barrio' with IN THE HEIGHTS!

Try not to get worried and join us for a few minutes each day to hear the people sing, put on a happy face, and remember that the sun will come out tomorrow...and all that jazz.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 05:36PM

Livestreaming Praxis Sessions for Virtual Collaboration: Land Acknowledgements

By . Unsettling Dramaturgy presents Praxis Sessions for Virtual Collaboration: Land Acknowledgements livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howl…

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First Look: Stephen Spielberg’s West Side Story Movie by Broadway Direct

Of the many movie musicals set to hit the big screens in 2020, the new West Side Story, directed by three-time Oscar winner Steven Spielberg with a screenplay by Tony Kushner, is one of the …

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The Organist Who Kept Britain Company During World War II by Artsjournal

Sandy, as listeners called him, spoke like a reassuring, relatable friend. “Sandy Macpherson’s quiet voice is very reassuring at a time when our ears are on the alert for warning sirens,…

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Nightlife Is The Soul Of A City. Now It’s Gone And We Need To Protect It by Artsjournal

The rise of night mayors after 2012 followed the recognition by many cities that they largely ignored what many called their nighttime economies. Those who worked in the nighttime entertainm…

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What The Literature Of Plague Tells Us by Artsjournal

Jill Lepore: “The literature of contagion is vile. A plague is like a lobotomy. It cuts away the higher realms, the loftiest capacities of humanity, and leaves only the animal. “Farewell…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 05:06PM

Shifting Ground: Are You Ready For A New Discourse For A New World? by Artsjournal

“These are not the end times, I mean, but nor are they business as usual, and we would do well to understand that not only is there room for a middle path between these, but indeed there i…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 05:06PM

'Stressed, sick and skint': how coronavirus is hitting arts workers by Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Rachel Obordo

We asked arts workers for their stories of how the lockdown is affecting their livelihoods. Here are their responses Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage This we…

Linked From The Guardian at 05:03PM

Alvin Ailey Launches Online Streaming Series With Screening of Revelations by Olivia Clement

Ailey All Access will feature screenings of full-length works, dance classes, original short films, and more.

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Friday, March 27, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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World Theatre Day: Watch the Standout Number From Every Broadway Bucket List So Far

Celebrate World Theatre Day with Broadway actors performing their dream roles.

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$2 Trillion Stimulus Package Includes Support for the Arts

Congress's emergency relief bill includes provisions for the National Endowment for the Arts and the Kennedy Center.

Linked From TheaterMania at 04:42PM

Fountain Theatre honored by LADCC with Margaret Harford Award for excellence in theatre by Fountaintheatre

In recognition of providing outstanding productions of meaningful new plays and first-class performances spanning three decades, The Fountain Theatre has been honored with The Margaret Harfo…

Linked From intimateexcellent.com at 04:38PM

George Salazar, Eden Espinosa & More Nominated for Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle has announced the nominees for theatrical excellence for the year 2019. This year they are forgoing their annual event ceremony and will instead post th…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:33PM

Podcast Exclusive: The Theatre Podcast With Alan Seales: Kathryn Gallagher

Kathryn Gallagher is a singer/songwriter who made her Broadway debut in 2015 in the Deaf West revival of Spring Awakening. She currently appears as Annika Atwater in the show YOU on Netflix,…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:32PM

VIDEO: On This Day, March 27: GYPSY Opens on Broadway Starring Patti LuPone!

On this day in 2008, Patti LuPone hit Broadway as the most feared stage mother in history, 'Mama' Rose Hovick, in Arthur Laurents' revival of Gypsy!

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:32PM

Jessie Mueller, Teal Wicks, James Monroe Iglehart & More Take Part in TAKE A ROSIE BREAK

Remote learning, working from home, and video conferencing are all becoming a part of our daily routine. The screens that connect us to our social networks also can reconnect us to our inner…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:32PM

Patti Murin, Colin Donnell, Matt Doyle & More to Join Tonight's BROADWAY JACKBOX

Travis McElroy, Patti Murin, Colin Donnell, and Matt Doyle will be joining tonight's Broadway Jackbox hosted by Andrew Barth Feldman and Alex Boniello!

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All your home's a stage by Kerry Reid

The best online options for enjoying theater from local, national, and international companies I'm compiling this list of online theater options on World Theatre…

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Friday, March 27, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Financial help for theaters and individuals to offset COVID-19 losses by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

During these difficult, uncertain times of the COVID-19 pandemic, we at DCMTA want to inform the theater community about financial relief that becomes available to nonprofits and individuals…

Linked From DC Metro Theater Arts at 03:56PM

John Douglas Thompson Will Star in Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's Summer Staging of The Tempest by Andrew Gans

The annual free Shakespeare on the Common production is scheduled to begin July 22.

Linked From Playbill at 03:29PM

THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL Tour to Close Due to the Current Health Crisis

The SpongeBob Musical announced via Instagram that the North American tour will be closing due to the current health crisis.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:24PM

Nicholas Viselli, Artistic Director of Theater Breaking Through Barriers, Delivers U.S. World Theatre Day Message

The Global Theater Initiative invites all theatres, individual artists, institutions, and audiences to celebrate the 59th annual World Theatre Day on March 27, 2020. Each year, a renowned th…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:24PM

VIDEO: Watch Colleen Ballinger in STARS IN THE HOUSE Concert Series with Seth Rudetsky- Live at 8pm!

Stars in The House continues tonight (8pm) with Miranda Sings/Colleen Ballinger.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:24PM

On digital: Honey Boy / 21 Bridges

Shia LeBeouf casts himself as his own father; a cop belatedly looks to settle some scores

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Snapshot: ‘Friendship’ by Jörg Brüggemann and Tobias Kruse

The photographers present a wider reflection on humanity’s ability to flourish through company

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Wu Fei and Abigail Washburn: Wu Fei and Abigail Washburn

Banjo and Chinese guzheng playing converse across hybrid melodies in the duo’s self-titled record

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Ludwig Orchestra: La Passione — an unlikely grouping makes for atmospheric listening

Conductor Barbara Hannigan holds together a wildly varied programme through the force of her personality

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Join Joel Grey and Fiddler Star Steven Skybell in Conversation as Part of Folksbiene LIVE! by Olivia Clement

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene continues its online programming in response to restrictions imposed by COVID-19.

Linked From Playbill at 03:16PM

Celebrating 10 Years of Sardi’s Portraits With Tom Hanks, Cyndi Lauper, and More by Marc J. Franklin

Check out highlights from the 2013 portrait unveilings at the famed midtown restaurant.

Linked From Playbill at 03:13PM

‘Waitress’ will not reopen on West End by Gillian Russo

The London production of “Waitress” at the Adelphi Theatre will not reopen after the shutdown of theaters on the West End, the show’s producers announced Friday. West End theaters clos…

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A BROADWAY MAVERICK CONTEMPLATES A POST-COVID FUTURE: INTERVIEW by Philip Boroff

Producing theater is quixotic in the best of circumstances. Weathering the industry’s longest-ever shutdown, which has halted shows and cut off incomes, makes the endeavor that much more d…

Linked From Broadway Journal at 03:05PM

Mark Blum, a Familiar Face Off Broadway, Is Dead at 69 by Anita Gates

Mr. Blum, who died of coronavirus complications, was also seen on Broadway; in “Crocodile Dundee” and other movies; and on numerous television shows.

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New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Gets New Director by Jennifer Schuessler

Jennifer Schantz, an executive at the New-York Historical Society, will lead the library, which is home to more than 8 million items relating to music, theater and dance.

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Our Home-Isolation Comes With A Sober Realization: This, Actually, Is Who We Are by Artsjournal

The necessary response to the pandemic has, after all, intensified huge swaths of the population’s pre-pandemic situations. The economically and medically fragile are at new risk; the cloi…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 03:03PM

Jeremy Marre, Whose Documentaries Introduced Britons and Americans To World Music, Dead At 76 by Artsjournal1

“With a minimal camera and sound crew, Mr. Marre visited Jamaican dance halls, Brazilian favelas, Appalachian churches, Egyptian temples, South African workers’ hostels and Bollywood sou…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 03:03PM

Next Step In Social Distancing And The Arts: Live Performance For One Audience Member At A Time by Artsjournal1

In a project called “One on One”, the Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre, known as one of the most innovative in Russia, will let 850 people (as many as the auditorium could hold) register fo…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 03:03PM

A Ballet School In A Rio Favela by Artsjournal1

Tuany Nascimento grew up in Complexo do Alemão, a poor and often dangerous group of hillside slums in Rio de Janeiro. She studied dance with hopes of becoming a professional ballerina, a dr…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 03:03PM

Of Arts CEOs Who Are Giving Up Their Salaries by Artsjournal

“There’s a symbolism and communications problem if you’re starting to inflict loss and suffering on your staff. If Peter Gelb or Deborah Rutter start to, and need to, lay off lots of p…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 03:03PM

The Feingold Column: Songs to Write Plays By–Part 2 by Michael Feingold

The simplicity, even the banality, of a popular tune can be the arresting feature that gives a play its strength The post The Feingold Column: Songs to Write Plays By–Part 2 appeared first…

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Accountant Dave Morrison: What does the chancellor’s announcement mean for the self-employed? by Dave Morrison

Last night, the government announced some help for the self-employed over a three-month period. To be eligible, a self-employed person’s trading profits

Linked From The Stage Registration at 03:00PM
Friday, March 27, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Photo Flash: Get a First Look at Rachel Zegler, Ansel Elgort, & More in the Upcoming WEST SIDE STORY Film!

20th Century Studios has shared the first look images of the cast of the upcoming film adaptation of West Side Story!

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:55PM

Actors' Equity Thanks Congress for Including Arts Workers in the CARES Act

Mary McColl, Executive Director of Actors' Equity Association, the national labor union representing professional actors and stage managers in live theatre, released the following statement …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:46PM

Video Roundup March 27: Kristin Chenoweth and Cynthia Erivo Sing From Home, Kathryn Gallagher Revisits Chicago, Come From Away Goes Global, More by Dan Meyer

Stage celebrities are sharing joy on Twitter and Instagram in light of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Matthew Morrison to Host an Acoustic Live Stream Today

Matthew Morrison is hosting an an acoustic live stream today at 11:00am Pacific/ 2:00pm Eastern!

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:37PM

How Aladdin Star Michael James Scott Keeps It Light and Positive These Days by Diep Tran

Just because Michael James Scott is stuck inside does not mean he doesn’t dress up for virtual company. For his #LiveAtFive: Home Edition interview, the actor and former Broadway.com vlogg…

Linked From Broadway.com at 02:36PM

Joel Grey and More to Be Featured on FOLKSBIENE LIVE! An Online Celebration of Yiddish Culture

This week, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (Folksbiene)-led by Zalmen Mlotek, Artistic Director, and Dominick Balletta, Executive Director-brings the stage to global audiences with Folks…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:28PM

VIDEO: Watch David Hunter Sing 'Take It From An Old Man' From WAITRESS

The West End production of Waitress, which recently temporarily closed due to the current health crisis, has announced via Twitter and their website, that the show will not be re-opening.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:26PM

Coronavirus: Mark Rylance backs £1m Equity fund providing emergency grants to creative freelances by Georgia Snow

An emergency fund to help performers, directors and stage managers cope financially until government grants become available has been announced by Equity.

Linked From The Stage Registration at 02:18PM

Coronavirus: Pentabus Theatre to make its shows available online by Natasha Tripney

Pentabus Theatre has announced it will release recordings of past shows on its website and social media channels for free, in response

Linked From The Stage Registration at 02:18PM

Coronavirus: Waitress confirms it will not reopen after theatre closures by Georgia Snow

The London production of Waitress has confirmed it will not be returning to the West End once theatres reopen. The show was

Linked From The Stage Registration at 02:18PM

International Thespian Festival to go on Virtually

On March 27, Indiana University, the site of the International Thespian Festival (ITF), informed the Educational Theatre Association, which produces the event, that it is canceling all summe…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:15PM

The Producer’s Perspective LIVE! Episode 5: Rick Miramontez

As expected, last night’s livestream with the hilarious Alex Brightman was a hoot.  If you missed it, you must go back and watch and hear his . . . Advice for young performers looking t…

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Friday, March 27, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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WATCH: Andréa Burns and Mandy Gonzalez Join Stars in the House Live Stream Benefiting The Actors Fund by Andrew Gans

The daily benefit series, created by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, offers mini concerts and conversations in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Linked From Playbill at 01:59PM

Music News: Special Broadcast: Behzold Abduraimov this Saturday on 91.5 FM WBJC by Md Theatre Guide News Desk

Dear friends, Since our concert featuring Behzod Abduraimov will not take place this weekend, we are grateful that 91.5 WBJC-FM radio has agreed to broadcast a thrilling selection of Mr. Abd…

Linked From mdtheatreguide.com at 01:57PM

Ken Watanabe: A Conquistador in “Pizarro” by Nobuko Tanaka

Ever since his Oscar-nominated Hollywood debut as Lord Katsumoto in 2003’s The Last Samurai, Ken Watanabe has been the best-known Japanese actor in the world. Along with other memorable s…

Linked From thetheatretimes.com at 01:56PM

‘Waitress’ London Production Won’t Return After West End Coronavirus Shutdown by Greg Evans

The London production of the musical Waitress will not re-open following the COVID-19 West End shutdown, producers announced today. “It is with great sadness that we announce the closing o…

Linked From Deadline at 01:50PM

The Actors Fund to Launch Weekly Series With Schitt’s Creek Star Emily Hampshire by Dan Meyer

Humpday With Hampshire will feature interviews with Broadway celebrities and more.

Linked From Playbill at 01:43PM

West End Waitress Ends Run Ahead of Schedule Due to COVID-19 by Andy Lefkowitz

The London transfer of Waitress has closed up shop earlier than planned. Originally announced to exit the Adelphi Theatre on July 4, the musical played its final performance on March 15, jus…

Linked From Broadway.com at 01:36PM

Stage manager Diane Norburn: ‘Come from Away’s message of kindness is more relevant than ever’ by Anna James

With a stage management career spanning more than two decades, Diane Norburn knows what it takes to be at the heart of

Linked From The Stage Registration at 01:24PM

West End musical Waitress announces early closing due to COVID-19

It had all the right ingredients, but sadly the London production of Waitress has announced that the diner will probably not be reopening. The musical was originally meant to run at the Ad…

Linked From London Theatre Direct at 01:20PM

Coronavirus: Sound professionals report £2m income loss by Giverny Masso

Workers in the UK theatre sound industry have collectively lost nearly £2 million in income as a result of the coronavirus, according

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Coronavirus: Graduates will miss out on chancellor’s self-employment support, industry body warns by Matthew Hemley

Drama school gradates who completed their studies last summer will need “rapid support” following the chancellor’s newly announced package of measures to

Linked From The Stage Registration at 01:12PM

Linda Lavin's New Album LOVE NOTES Released Today

Club44 Records has announced the release of Love Notes, the new album from LINDA LAVIN. Love Notes, an elegant and swinging mix of timeless standards, jazz classics and gems of the pop/rock …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:12PM

‘Schitt’s Creek’ Star Emily Hampshire To Host Weekly Live Stream Talk Show For The Actors Fund by Greg Evans

Schitt’s Creek actress Emily Hampshire will host a new weekly, live-streamed YouTube talk show to raise money for The Actors Fund’s COVID-19 emergency financial assistance and services p…

Linked From Deadline at 01:12PM

WAITRESS in London to Close Permanently

The West End production of Waitress, which recently temporarily closed due to the current health crisis, has announced via Twitter and their website, that the show will not be re-opening.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:12PM

Lin-Manuel Miranda Breaks Up an Argument Between Two Quarantined Journalists

The Jerusalem Post has reported that Lin-Manuel Miranda broke up an argument between quarantined Israeli journalists. What were they fighting about? Which of Miranda's work was the best, o…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:12PM

Emily Hampshire to Host The Actors Fund's Live-Streamed Fundraising Show HUMPDAY WITH HAMPSHIRE

The Actors Fund is teaming up with 'Schitt's Creek' star, award-winning actress and Screen Actors Guild® Nominee Emily Hampshire for a new weekly live-streamed talk-show HUMPDAY WITH HAMPSH…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:12PM

Mary Bridget Davies Gives Concert to 150,000 Fans From Her Living Room

As with all performers, Mary Bridget Davies' upcoming tour dates were either cancelled or rescheduled. However, the Tony Award Nominee and her record company, Broadway Records decided that t…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:11PM

VIDEO: Watch the Full 'Show Yourself' Sequence From FROZEN 2

Disney has shared the the full a?oeShow Yourselfa?? sequence from Disney's a?oeFrozen 2a?? featuring the original song performed by Idina Menzel (voice of Elsa) and Evan Rachel Wood (voice …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:08PM

NEWS: Theatre industry issues statement on Government aid for self-employed by Press Releases

A week after the UK Government announced its package for workers on the payroll, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has announced an economic relief package for self-employed workers an…

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2020 International Thespian Festival to Go Ahead—Online by Olivia Clement

This June, the Educational Theatre Association will launch the first-ever virtual festival in light of the pandemic.

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Broadway’s Intermission Continues, Tony Awards Postponed by Matthew Wexler

The theater community continues to hunker down in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. No date has been announced for Broadway's re-opening, and the Tony Awards have been postponed. The post B…

Linked From The Broadway Blog at 01:03PM

Industry Editor Exclusive: How Will Off-Broadway Non-Profits Survive?

This week, I asked representatives from ten theatrical nonprofits in New York to speak with me. Most said yes, but many asked to speak off-the-record because the situation is changing so rap…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:01PM

Listening Party: Revisit Michael John LaChiusa’s Hello, Again by Marc J. Franklin

Modern Family’s Jesse Tyler Ferguson recommends the cast album for the steamy Off-Broadway musical, featuring Donna Murphy, Carolee Carmello, and more.

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Friday, March 27, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Check Out BEETLEJUICE's Custom Zoom Backgrounds

With Broadway currently shut down, shows are finding new ways to keep theater in your life! Beetlejuice took to Twitter to present their custom Zoom backgrounds!

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Broadway's Faves: Wicked Star Lindsay Pearce Explains Why She Can't Watch Jennifer Holliday Sing Dreamgirls Without Crying

Wicked star Lindsay Pearce shares with us her obsession with Jennifer Holliday's Tony Awards performance.

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Kansas City Symphony Cuts Rest Of Season But Will Pay Musicians by Artsjournal1

All salary and benefits for the players wil be maintained through the end of the 2019-20 season in June — thanks, according to executive director Danny Beckley, to increased support from p…

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Furloughs And Pay Cuts At Cleveland Museum Of Art by Artsjournal1

“Anticipating lost revenues of more than $5 million because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Cleveland Museum of Art announced it will immediately furlough all part-time staff and temporar…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 12:54PM

UK’s National Theatre To Start Weekly Webcasts Of Its Most Popular Productions by Artsjournal1

“The new two-month National Theatre at Home programme will begin with One Man, Two Guvnors, the Richard Bean comedy starring James Corden. The films will be shown at 7pm every Thursday to …

Linked From ArtsJournal at 12:54PM

Federal Stimulus Bill Includes $75 Million To Stabilize Public Radio And TV by Artsjournal1

“The bill includes $75 million for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting ‘to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus, including for fiscal stabilization grants to public telec…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 12:54PM

Out Of Another Plague And Quarantine Came A Priceless Record Of Pre-Conquest Mexico by Artsjournal1

“It is the middle of a plague — ‘a pestilence so great and universal, that already it has been three months since it started, and many have died and many more continue to die.’ This …

Linked From ArtsJournal at 12:54PM

Songwriters, Self-Employed Musicians To Get Aid In Bailout Bill by Artsjournal

Most industry creative and support occupations are not eligible for unemployment.  The bill now covers self-employed small-business owners, a category that in music ranges from songwriters …

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The Other Bach: Before He Died, Peter Serkin Labored To Reveal The Genius Of C.P.E. by Artsjournal

Day after day during the recording sessions, he did take after take, hour after hour. It was Marty Krystall who finally starting insisting on regular breaks. Death hovered over the sessions …

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All the best stuff that happened this World Theatre Day by Kitty Underwood

We've put an article together to round up some of our favourite things that happened this World Theatre Day, on social media and beyond! The post All the best stuff that happened this World…

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Hot Clip of the Day: Lose Yourself in the Fantasy with Hugh Jackman and His "Surrey With A Fringe On The Top" from Oklahoma!

Tonight you can stream for free the 1998 National Theatre production of Oklahoma!, starring Hugh Jackman.

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Sadler's Wells announces free "Digital Stage" screening of dance performances and workshops

Sadler's Wells invites theatre fans online to view full-length dance performances and workshops free of charge. The programme entitled "Sadler's Wells Facebook Premieres" will begin tonight…

Linked From London Theatre Direct at 12:45PM

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Delays Summer Season; Lays Off 80% of Staff by Olivia Clement

The 85th season, under the leadership of Nataki Garrett, will now kick off after Labor Day with a little over half of its original programming.

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive: Home Edition with Michael James Scott of Aladdin by Broadway.com

Aladdin star Michael James Scott joins Paul Wontorek to check in from home.

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Five Companies of Come From Away Sing 'Welcome to the Rock' in a Moving Tribute to World Theatre Day by Andy Lefkowitz

Today is World Theatre Day, and while most castmates are temporarily apart due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the heartwarming Tony-nominated musical Come From Away is promoting a message of ce…

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BROADWAY LEAGUE CREATES FINANCIAL RELIEF INFO SITES by Philip Boroff

BREAKING: The Broadway League today introduced websites with information about city, state, federal and philanthropic relief packages for employees and employers battered by the covid-19 cri…

Linked From Broadway Journal at 12:31PM

The Daily Distraction: Gloria Swanson in the Sunset Boulevard Musical (No, Not That Sunset Boulevard Musical) by Ryan McPhee

The star of the original movie had theatrical intentions for the title before Andrew Lloyd Webber musicalized Norma Desmond.

Linked From Playbill at 12:26PM

Spring Culture Fell to Virus. In Oregon, Summer Theater Now Succumbs. by Michael Paulson

As nonprofits around the country cancel all spring programs, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival says it must go further, and will lay off 80 percent of its staff.

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Coronavirus: Chichester Festival Theatre creates online community resources by Natasha Tripney

Chichester Festival Theatre has launched a number of online projects designed to support the local community during the coronavirus crisis, including a

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Hamilton‘s Miguel Cervantes Performs on Good Morning America by Broadway Direct

Miguel Cervantes, the current star of Broadway’s Hamilton, has launched the #HamAtHome campaign, encouraging fans of the show to stay connected and involved with the production despite Br…

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The Five International Companies of Come From Away Celebrate World Theater Day

The Tony-nominated musical releases a supercut of "Welcome to the Rock."

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Flashback Friday: Remember Terrence McNally With "Make Them Hear You" From Ragtime

Original leading man Brian Stokes Mitchell sings the Ahrens and Flaherty anthem.

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VIDEO: NBCU Shares 'The More You Know' PSA Campaign Featuring Jane Lynch, Nick Jonas, Chrissy Metz & More!

This morning on NBC's TODAY, NBCUniversal unveiled its new The More You Know PSA campaign starring Kelly Clarkson, Andy Cohen, Ted Danson & Mary Steenburgen, Savannah Guthrie and ma…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:03PM

Stephanie J. Block and Sebastian Arcelus Share Their Love Story, Chat With Special Guests and More on STARS IN THE HOUSE!

The Actors Fund has teamed with SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley, to produce a daily mini-online show, entitled Stars in The House, featuring stars…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:03PM

Billy Porter Reveals Which Musical Brought Him to Show Business

Billy Porter has been a Broadway fixture since he first arrived on the scene almost three decades ago. Now the Tony winner can be seen on stage, screen, and everywhere in  between, and it's…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:03PM
Friday, March 27, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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COVID-19 Forces Cal Shakes to Cancel 2020 Summer Season by American Theatre Editors

The announcement comes with news of the company furloughing more than half of its year-round employees.

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Coronavirus: Jason Robert Brown to judge charity song competition by Georgia Snow

Composers are being called upon to write a song in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, which will be recorded by musical theatre

Linked From The Stage Registration at 11:53AM

Let’s Go Vital, Not Viral by American Theatre Editors

How many people could have been helped if they'd been exposed to theatre?

Linked From American Theatre at 11:50AM

Top 10 operas to watch from your sofa — for free

From the Royal Opera to the Vienna State Opera, companies have dug into their archives to make legendary performances available online

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South Coast Rep Announces 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature the final time to see the company's 40-year annual holiday production of "A Christmas Carol" before a 2021 revamp.

Linked From American Theatre at 11:41AM

‘The Siblings Play,’ ‘Gloria’ and ‘Toni Stone’: The Best New Theater to Watch Online by David Cote

Get comfortable, turn off the lights, use headphones and give the screen the same attention you would 'the real thing.'

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Bob Dylan’s Murder Most Foul is a hypnotic and tender 17-minute track

The musician’s first song in eight years takes on the assassination of John F Kennedy and is a fascinating treasure

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Eight TV Shows That Made Me Love NYC and Want to Move Here by Trav S.D.

My adopted city is going through a lot right now. There are simple common sense reasons why New York’s number of Covid-19 cases are so much more numerous than the rest of the country’s, …

Linked From Trav S.D. at 11:36AM

Laura Lexx: 'The funniest person I know? Me. Why wouldn’t I say me?' by The Guide

The award-winning comedian, actor and writer on the things that make her laugh the most The first time I saw Zoe Lyons’ bit about her wife buying her a present, I think I actually shrieked…

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The Croft review – a contagion story with uncanny resonance by Arifa Akbar

Available onlineMoving between three timelines of women who go against the grain, Philip Franks’s haunted-house production cranks up the tension The Croft is a haunted house story that has…

Linked From The Guardian at 11:36AM

I, Cinna (the Poet) review – Tim Crouch and Jude Owusu are dream teachers by Chris Wiegand

Available onlineA gift for homeschoolers, Owusu dazzles as the poet from Julius Caesar, drawing young viewers into the creative process The outbreak of homeschooling caused by the coronavir…

Linked From The Guardian at 11:36AM

Livestreaming Raga Maqam

By . Brooklyn Raga Massive, the India Center Foundation, and CultureHub are excited to present Raga Maqam livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at how…

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Who Won During the 1st Round of Broadway Brackets 2020? by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Vote now for your favorite musical in Division 2, Round 1.

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The Friday 5: 5 Broadway Things We've Done to Pass the Time by JK

Empty 44th Street Sigh. Here we all are. It's a nightmare if you think about it too much, really. But, and I'm not surprised, whenever there's a crisis, who can we turn to? The Broadway comm…

Linked From www.jkstheatrescene.com at 11:18AM

The Most Popular Musical in (Almost) Every Country Around the World by Ruthie Fierberg

Which African country cannot get enough of Evita? Which nations die for Cats? And what musical wins the U.S.?

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AAPI Stuff to Watch While Quarantined by Fairyprincessdiaries

    The Fairy Princess is so tired of all the ‘winning’ we seem to be doing as a country – we now have more cases of infection than the country where the virus first appeared, and th…

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What’s on March 27: Oklahoma! and Smash Watch Parties, In The Heights' Andréa Burns and Mandy Gonzalez, Rags Parkland Virtual Album Release, More by Dan Meyer

Check out who’s hopping online to hang out with fans, teach classes, and perform virtually.

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Take a Look at Steven Spielberg’s Upcoming Film Adaptation of West Side Story by Marc J. Franklin

The musical, starring Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, and more, is set to arrive in theatres December 18, 2020.

Linked From Playbill at 11:13AM

Streams Before the Flood? by American Theatre Editors

Streaming and video-captured options for shuttered shows could be more than a stopgap solution.

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Swansong Rent Tour to Launch This Winter Following Current Postponement by Ryan McPhee

The 25th anniversary staging is billed as “The Farewell Tour.”

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VIDEO: Five Companies of COME FROM AWAY Celebrate World Theatre Day With 'Welcome to the Rock'

The Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical Come From Away is celebrating World Theatre Day today with a release of an all new video featuring all five companies singing the show's opening nu…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:03AM

VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'America' From WEST SIDE STORY

In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can!

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Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, March 27- with and More!

Broadway might be dark this month, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway today, March 26, 2020.

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[VIDEO]: 2019 Super Conference – “Welcome to the 2019 Super Conference” with Ken Davenport

When we started releasing our Super Conference videos on Tuesday, we started at the end, with Stephanie J. Block firing us all up to get out there and do things we’re afraid to do . . . be…

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Friday, March 27, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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The College Showcase Must Go On (Virtually!) - Part 5

We've been compiling videos from college seniors all around the country for our new daily showcase series. Although their performances were cancelled, the show must go on-- virtually!

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:46AM

Refurbishment works on Theatre Royal Drury Lane halted, Frozen still expected to open as planned

A spokesperson for Lloyd Webber Theatres has stated that although renovation works at London's Theatre Royal Drury Lane have been stopped, they still plan on opening Frozen The Musical…

Linked From London Theatre Direct at 10:30AM

Look Back at How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Starring Daniel Radcliffe by Marc J. Franklin

The Rob Ashford–helmed revival opened at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre March 27, 2011.

Linked From Playbill at 10:21AM

Classicism and modernism in conversation: Brooklyn Ballet’s ‘Revisionist History II’ by Admin

The Actors Fund Theater, Brooklyn, NY.February 13, 2020. In this post-postmodern age, both the modern and the classical are celebrated and critiqued. All styles and qualities are fair game f…

Linked From www.danceinforma.com at 10:20AM

Nicholas Viselli to Deliver U.S. World Theatre Day Message 2020 by American Theatre Editors

Viselli is the artistic director of New York City's Theater Breaking Through Barriers.

Linked From American Theatre at 10:15AM

A look back in musical programmes for World Theatre Day by Megan

Theatre fan and regular TKTS visitor, Perry Hall, takes us through some of his 45-year theatre programme collection for World Theatre Day. The post A look back in musical programmes for Worl…

Linked From officiallondontheatre.com at 10:09AM

Lincoln Center Theater Cancels Summer Engagements of New Sarah Ruhl and Bryna Turner Plays by Ruthie Fierberg

Becky Nurse of Salem and At the Wedding were to have Off-Broadway runs in July.

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Lincoln Center Theater Delays Summer Engagements of New Sarah Ruhl and Bryna Turner Plays by Ruthie Fierberg

Becky Nurse of Salem and At the Wedding were to have Off-Broadway runs in July.

Linked From Playbill at 10:07AM

Lincoln Center Launches Online Programming to Help Families Through COVID-19 School Shutdowns by Olivia Clement

Lincoln Center at Home features pop-up classrooms, an online puppet workshop, kids concerts, and more.

Linked From Playbill at 10:06AM

West End History Hour – 27 March Starlight Express by Ray Rackham

By Ray Rackham Ray Rackham delves back into the boxes of programmes to bring you a celebration of the one and only Starlight Express which opened on 27 March 1984. This post West End History…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 10:03AM

Coronavirus: Cal Shakes cancels entire 2020 season by Randy McMullen

Cal Shakes in Orinda says uncertainty, health risks associated COVID-19 prompted the cancellation of entire May 27-Oct. 11 season.

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Friday, March 27, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Watch Lilli Cooper, Bonnie Milligan, Colton Ryan, More in New Music Video for Drew Gasparini's 'When I Go' by Andrew Gans

The song is the first single from Gasparini's upcoming album, We Aren’t Kids Anymore.

Linked From Playbill at 09:56AM

Track-by-Track Breakdown: Georgia Stitt on Her New Album of Original Music by Georgia Stitt

The composer and music director shares the backstories of the 13 tracks on her A Quiet Revolution.

Linked From Playbill at 09:53AM

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Shares Her Social Distancing Tips on TODAY

On Friday, March 27's episode of TODAY, Kristin Chenoweth joined host Hoda Kotb via video call to talk about what she's been up to while social distancing at home in New York City.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:48AM

VIDEO: GMA Shares a Special HAMILTON Fan Performance Featuring Miguel Cervantes

This morning, March 27, Good Morning America has shared a special fan-generated performance of the song 'Non-Stop' alongside the show's star, Miguel Cervantes! 

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:48AM

VIDEO: Lilli Cooper, Bonnie Milligan, & More Are Featured in Drew Gasparini 'When I Go' Music Video

Today it was announced that composer Drew Gasparini released the first single off his upcoming album, We Aren't Kids Anymore (Original Studio Cast). The new song is called a?oeWhen I Goa…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:48AM

VIDEO: Watch Andrea Burns & Mandy Gonzalez in STARS IN THE HOUSE Concert Series with Seth Rudetsky- Live at 2pm!

Stars in The House continues today (2pm) with Andrea Burns and Mandy Gonzalez and tonight (8pm) with Miranda Sings/Colleen Ballinger.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:48AM

Hamilton's Miguel Cervantes Talks #HamAtHome Campaign on Good Morning America by Dan Meyer

The Broadway star is encouraging fans to share self-made tapes of songs from the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical.

Linked From Playbill at 09:47AM

Jason Robert Brown Will Judge 'A Song for Our Time' Songwriting Competition, Searching for Anthem in Response to Coronavirus Pandemic by Andrew Gans

The winning song will be recorded by West End stars and a virtual choir, with proceeds benefiting Acting for Others.

Linked From Playbill at 09:43AM

BBC1’s London Kills returns for an underwhelming second season 

A new crime squeezed into each episode leaves the plot feeling compressed to the point of absurdity

Linked From The Financial Times Subscription at 09:40AM

Pen15, Sky Comedy/Hulu — delicious chemistry

It’s all braces and bad haircuts as the pair depict their awkward high-school days in the early 2000s

Linked From The Financial Times Subscription at 09:40AM

West End Theatre Through the Ages: From the Plague to COVID-19

London's West End is no stranger to coping with difficult times, and whilst COVID-19 is something new, the shutdown sure isn't. Over the centuries, London theatre has survived the buboni…

Linked From London Theatre Direct at 09:40AM

BBC4’s Scandal and Beauty: Mark Gatiss on Aubrey Beardsley

The Victorian artist was both a scandalous self-promoter and influential modernist, a new documentary reveals

Linked From The Financial Times Subscription at 09:37AM

Art Basel 2020 Postponed But Not Cancelled by Artsjournal1

“Art Basel has now moved its Swiss edition — which regularly convenes nearly 300 galleries and is considered to be among the biggest art events each year — to run from September 17–2…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 09:36AM

New York City Ballet Cancels All Spring Performances But Will Pay Through End Of Season by Artsjournal1

“The employees who are to be paid and receive benefits through the dark season include the dancers, musicians, stagehands, costume designers, security personnel, ushers and administrators.…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 09:36AM

Lakecia Benjamin: Pursuance: The Coltranes

The rising saxophonist injects streetwise rhythms and acid tones into covers of two jazz heavyweights

Linked From The Financial Times Subscription at 09:36AM

Pearl Jam burst into action with Gigaton

The grunge band sound invigoratingly alive with spirited vocals and acerbic lyrics

Linked From The Financial Times Subscription at 09:36AM

Juniore: Un Deux Trois

The French pop band channel Françoise Hardy with insouciant melodies and retro sounds

Linked From The Financial Times Subscription at 09:36AM

Dua Lipa: Future Nostalgia

This disco-heavy album masquerades as dance-class fodder, but is far more sophisticated

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GRACE NOTES: Friday, March 27, 2020 by Susan Grace

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Art markets find high-tech ways to reach buyers

Dealers respond to static sales with VR platforms and Instagram shows

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Why intimate human dramas are TV’s greatest strength

From Bergman to the BBC’s new show ‘Trigonometry’, close encounters have taken on new meaning in the lockdown

Linked From The Financial Times Subscription at 09:15AM

Pianist Víkingur Ólafsson: ‘Young people today listen with more open ears’

The Icelandic musician on why streaming services are creating a golden age of music

Linked From The Financial Times Subscription at 09:03AM

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Dramaturg by American Theatre Editors

Working in theatre, I’ve never had enough time for running. I used to fantasize about calling in sick on beautiful sunny Tuesdays, just to run for hours and hours in the park. I’ve run t…

Linked From American Theatre at 09:00AM
Friday, March 27, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Composers Are Being Asked to Write 'A Song For Our Time' to Be Recorded By West End Actors and a Choir

Composers are being asked to write 'A Song for our Time', an original song to be recorded by West End stars and a huge virtual choir with all proceeds going to Acting For Others.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:48AM

VIDEO: Ben Glasstone Performs 'Waiting to Begin' From BEAM2020 Musical, THE RHYTHMICS

BEAM2020, the UK's leading showcase for new British musical theatre, was set for March 26 and 27, but unfortunately was cancelled due to the current health crisis.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:48AM

Actors, directors produce online theatre amid COVID-19 pandemic by Michael Macdonald - The Canadian Press

The Isolate Nights series is a two-hour compilation of new theatrical work that reflects remarkable ingenuity in a time of crisis.

Linked From Toronto Star at 08:47AM

Gentileschi and the resurgence of Renaissance female artists

Artemisia Gentileschi is in the public eye, and her female contemporaries are finally receiving overdue recognition

Linked From The Financial Times Subscription at 08:42AM

VIDEO: Michael Ball Gives Message in Honor of World Theatre Day: 'We Can't Wait to Come Back'

Today is World Theatre Day! Michael Ball took to Twitter to give a message to everyone during this time, noting his love for the 'energy, the passion, the love' of the theatre community.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:40AM

Spokane Civic Theatre Will Stream YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN on Facebook Today

Spokane Civic Theatre will stream Young Frankenstein as part of its Civic Streaming series.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:35AM

ArtsBeat Radio/TV. Talya Kingston by Mark G. Auerbach

ArtsBeat Radio/TV 3/27/20. Mark G. Auerbach interviews Talya Kingston from WAM Theatre about the company's 11th season.

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Elizabeth Moss is a blaze of outrage in The Invisible Man

A modern spin on the old horror classic contains a masterclass in acting from The Handmaid’s Tale star

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eXistenZ — a witty sci-fi starring Jude Law and Jennifer Jason Leigh

It’s time to appreciate this half-forgotten one-off which fell through the cracks when it was originally released in 1999

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And Then We Danced — illicit romance with high stakes

Levan Akin’s new film narrates a difficult romance set in the conservative world of Georgian dancing

Linked From The Financial Times Subscription at 08:31AM

Willem Dafoe stars in new Disney adventure Togo

Dafoe plays a dog trainer in a sweet, action-filled tale of the bond between man and beast

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Verbier Festival For 2020 Called Off by Artsjournal1

Said festival founder Martin T. Engstroem, “There were far too many uncertainties. Our audience and our musicians come from all over the world with a large population mix. We could not tak…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 08:24AM

NEWS: RSC & Marquee TV announce online ’watch along’ of Twelfth Night to mark World Theatre Day by Press Releases

To mark World Theatre Day (Friday 27 March 2020), the Royal Shakespeare Company is inviting people to join a live ‘watch along’ from their living rooms on 11 April of a recording of thei…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 08:00AM
Friday, March 27, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Sonia Friedman writes about theatre closures by Kitty Underwood

British theatre producer Sonia Friedman has written a beautiful article about the impact that theatre closures is having on the theatre industry. The post Sonia Friedman writes about theatre…

Linked From officiallondontheatre.com at 07:54AM

Playbill Viewing: Watch All 11 Episodes of Playbill's Original Series Elevator Pitch by Roberto Araujo

Ride with Sarah Stiles, Lilli Cooper, Norbert Leo Butz, and more as they answer as many questions as they can in a (long) elevator ride from the green room to the stage at Feinstein's/54 Bel…

Linked From Playbill at 07:49AM

Coronavirus: NHS and care-workers offered £500 worth of free arts courses by Giverny Masso

Every NHS and care-home worker is being offered £500 worth of free arts courses by City Academy to thank them for their

Linked From The Stage Registration at 07:39AM

Coronavirus: £25m revamp of Edinburgh’s King’s Theatre on hold for at least a year by Georgia Snow

Edinburgh’s King’s Theatre has put the brakes on a long-awaited redevelopment, due to the impact of coronavirus. The £25 million project, which

Linked From The Stage Registration at 07:36AM

LISTEN: Bob Dylan Drops 17 Minute Song About John F. Kennedy's Assassination

Bob Dylan released a surprise track yesterday, a 17-minute song about the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:32AM

World Theatre Day 2020. Celebrate Theater Without Theaters! by New York Theater

  Today is the 59th annual World Theatre Day. Created in 1961, it  is celebrated annually on March 27. With much of the world in lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus, we may not …

Linked From newyorktheater.me at 07:30AM

‘Just intermission’: Pittsburgh Cultural Trust determined to forge ahead by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“For the first time in the history of the Trust, we could be facing a significant operating deficit.” — Kevin McMahon  

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How to camouflage kitchen clutter

Choose what you display carefully — balance is crucial

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Out of South Africa: dramatic design

From bespoke shell wall hangings to chairs inspired by Oromo hairstyles

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Bubble review – online free-speech furore is perfect fit for lockdown era by Catherine Love

This experimental piece plays out in comment threads delivered direct to camera and raises important questions about theatre on the internet It’s an odd bit of coincidence that Kieran Hurl…

Linked From The Guardian at 07:18AM

Episode Six of The Hollywood Dance Podcast: Kevin Maher on balancing your career by Admin

Episode Six of The Hollywood Dance Podcast has arrived! The Hollywood Dance Podcast sees Tony Selznick and his co-host Megan Hunt, of MSA Agency, interview industry professionals to discuss …

Linked From www.danceinforma.com at 07:15AM
Friday, March 27, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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‘The dog still needs a walk’ — photos from a locked-down London

Hannah Starkey shares her pictures of Londoners exercising their canine companions in the city’s parks

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RSC and Marquee TV Will Host A Watch-Along of TWELFTH NIGHT For World Theatre Day

To mark World Theatre Day (Friday 27 March), the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) is inviting people to join a live 'watch along' from their living rooms on Saturday 11 April of a recording o…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:43AM

Video Roundup: Luis Salgado, Michael Park, Drew Gasparini, and More on Laura Heywood's Broadway Shutdown Support Group

Laura Heywood is hosting a daily Broadway Shutdown Support Group!

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:31AM

Wake Up With BWW 3/27: National Theatre Streams Productions For Free, and More!

Today's top stories: The National Theatre streams their NT Live shows for free, and more!

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:22AM

Get ready to celebrate the Olivier Awards’ Greatest Moments on ITV & Magic Radio

The Olivier Awards are a big highlight of the theatre calendar so it was disappointing, though understandable, when the event was cancelled. Now, there’s a chance to celebrate all the cere…

Linked From Stage Faves at 06:15AM

A thank-you note by Terry Teachout

To everyone who’s written to me here and in the social media with kind and encouraging words of all sorts, both for me and for Mrs. T, I want to thank you very much for being in touch. It …

Linked From ArtsJournal at 06:04AM

Created unequal by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal I review a webcast of Syracuse Stage’s revival of Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus. Here’s an excerpt. *  *  * Syracuse Stage’s revival of Peter Shaffer…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 06:03AM

Big trouble for the performing arts by Terry Teachout

I’ve written an essay for the weekend Wall Street Journal that minces no words: the coronavirus pandemic is already a disaster for the performing arts in America, and things will get wors…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 06:02AM

Replay: Lotte Lenya sings “Pirate Jenny” by Terry Teachout

Lotte Lenya sings “Pirate Jenny” (from The Three-Penny Opera) on “The World of Kurt Weill,” an episode of NET Playhouse originally telecast in 1967. Bertolt Brecht’s lyrics are s…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 06:01AM

Almanac: Marvin Minsky on what it means to be smart by Terry Teachout

“Every smart person wants to be corrected, not admired.” Marvin Minsky, The Society of Mind Continue reading Almanac: Marvin Minsky on what it means to be smart at About Last Night.

Linked From ArtsJournal at 06:00AM
Friday, March 27, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Tony Awards 2020 Are Postponed Indefinitely from June 7th, Theater Season Is Probably Over for this Year by Roger Friedman

update: The Outer Critics Circle has also postponed their nominations and awards indefinitely. The season is over. The 2019-2020 theater season is

Linked From ShowBiz 411 at 05:48AM
Friday, March 27, 2020 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Twenty Australian Musicals to celebrate World Theatre Day by Arts Review

In celebration of World Theatre Day – Australian Arts Review takes a look at twenty musicals developed in Australia. The Adventures of Snugglepot & Cuddlepie and Little Ragged Blossom:…

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Friday, March 27, 2020 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Dramarama! Celebrate World Theatre Day – in pictures by All Photographs By Tristram Kenton

Venues around the world may have closed their doors because of the coronavirus but you can still toast theatre with these celebratory scenes, snapped by Tristram Kenton Continue reading...

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Stage struck: Tom Stoppard, Cush Jumbo, Brian Cox and more on the magic of theatre by Chris Wiegand

To mark World Theatre Day, leading playwrights, actors and directors share some of their favourite moments Palace theatre, Manchester. Some time in the mid-60s. A variety bill (or it may hav…

Linked From The Guardian at 03:54AM

Howard Sherman: The ever-changing calculus of Broadway’s shutdown by Howard Sherman

Broadway shows rarely close in previews nowadays. Aficionados speak of Bobbi Boland, starring Farrah Fawcett, which ran for seven performances in 2003

Linked From The Stage Registration at 03:00AM
Friday, March 27, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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National Theatre London to broadcast free shows online by Peter J Snee

The Royal National Theatre London have announced their plans to broadcast some of its most popular productions for free during the

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Friday, March 27, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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“I Think We Are Alone” at Theatre Royal Stratford East by Aleks Sierz

Once-radical theatre companies are increasingly celebrating anniversaries, as if to say, hey, look, we’re still here. Now it’s the turn of Frantic Assembly to mark its 25th anniversary w…

Linked From thetheatretimes.com at 12:47AM

Livestreaming Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work From Home

By . The Public Theater presents Watch Me Work From Home livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 3 April 2020 at 2 p.m.

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Livestreaming Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work From Home

By . The Public Theater presents Watch Me Work From Home livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 2 April 2020 at 2 p.m.

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Livestreaming Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work From Home

By . The Public Theater presents Watch Me Work From Home livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 1 April 2020 at 2 p.m.

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Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand MACBETH On Hiatus

Production on the film adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth starring Tony and Academy Award-winners Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand has been placed on hold.

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Daily Workout: A Theatre Lover's Home Workout Options for March 27 by Ruthie Fierberg

Learn a fierce combination to SIX’s “Get Down,” take ballet with NYCB principal Tiler Peck, try rhumba with Battery Dance, join Sam Pinkleton's Social Disdance Party and more.

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Livestreaming Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work From Home

By . The Public Theater presents Watch Me Work From Home livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 31 March 2020 at 2 p.m.

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Dear Evan Hansen’s Roman Banks Releases Debut EP Days by Ruthie Fierberg

The Broadway actor and new cast member of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series drops the album of original music.

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Announcing the Launch of Lincoln Center at Home by The Dance Enthusiast

Announcing the Launch of Lincoln Center at Home

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10 Stage Performances to Watch This Weekend, March 28-29 - See Kristin Chenoweth, Lea Salonga, Randy Rainbow and others

With in-person theatre out of commission for the foreseeable future, many Broadway performers are sharing their talents online. Below are performances and interviews featuring stage stars t…

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6 Performances with Stage Stars to Watch Today, March 27 - Mandy Gonzalez, Andréa Burns, a Hugh Jackman viewing party and more

With in-person theatre out of commission for the foreseeable future, many Broadway performers are sharing their talents online. Below are performances featuring stage stars that you can watc…

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9 Stage Performances to Watch This Weekend, March 28-29 - See Kristin Chenoweth, Lea Salonga, Randy Rainbow and others

With in-person theatre out of commission for the foreseeable future, many Broadway performers are sharing their talents online. Below are performances and interviews featuring stage stars t…

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