Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: Lesli Margherita, Alex Newell, Bonnie Milligan, and Many More Broadway Stars Sing 'I Know it's Today' Parody

Amidst the quarantine, Ellyn Marsh and Ben Bogen have released a new hilarious parody video, featuring a slew of Broadway stars.

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Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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WATCH: Tony Winner Kristin Chenoweth 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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Ashley Park-Led Thoroughly Modern Millie Canceled at City Center Encores! by Andy Lefkowitz

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, New York City Center has announced the cancellation to its spring Encores! staging of Thoroughly Modern Millie. Tony nominee Ashley Park was slated to headline…

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Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Recapping Smash 2.1: 'I'm Your Muse. It's What We Do.' by Mark Peikert

With the Season 2 premiere, Smash cleans narrative house and brings in some new faces while Karen and Ivy remain locked in perpetual battle.

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LISTEN: Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez Are Guests on ASK ME ANOTHER Podcast

Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez were featured on this week's episode of the podcast, Ask Me Another!

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VIDEO: Victoria Clark, Steven Pasquale, and More Sing 'The Gun Song' From ASSASSINS, As Part of City Center's #EncoresArchives Series

New York City Center is presenting the #EncoresArchives series! They will be posting daily highlights from their musical theater vault from Encores!, Encores! Off-Center, and Gala producti…

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NY Theater Blog Roundup: Responding to COVID-19 in unexpected ways by New York Theater

This month’s roundup of some of the latest posts from the few still active theater bloggers offers varying reactions and responses to COVID-19, from practical (Broadway & Me, JK Theate…

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Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Javier Munoz Leads Broadway Relief Project to Help With the Government's Need For Surgical Gowns

Broadway's Javier Munoz is leading the Broadway Relief Project, uniting Broadway seamstresses, actors, and other members of the community to help the New York City government meet the need f…

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VIDEO: Alan Menken Creates a 'Bandana Cover' of 'America the Beautiful' to Support the Hero Box Challenge

Alan Menken has created a new challenge on Twitter, challenging people to sing a 'bandana cover' and then take the Hero Box Challenge, sending supplies to hospitals in need.

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Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: HowlRound Theatre Commons Offers Insight Into Financial Strategies For Freelance Artists

HowlRound Theatre Commons streamed the #ArtistResource panel Financial Strategies for Freelance Artists in a Time of Crisis on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network.

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VIDEOS: Dance Along With Disney Zumba Routines, Featuring FROZEN, NEWSIES, and More!

A list has been compiled of some Disney Zumba routines to get people up and moving while stuck inside!

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:39PM

China Shuts Down All Cinemas Again, After Giving Them the Greenlight to Reopen

According to The Hollywood Reporter, over the past two weeks, movie theaters in China had begun to reopen. But now, the government is ordering them to close again. No reason was given, but i…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:31PM

VIDEO: Oregon Doctor Gathers His Co-Workers For Fun TikTok Videos!

In need of some more uplifting videos to brighten your spirits during this difficult time? We have just the thing! An Oregon doctor gathered some of his coworkers together to create enterta…

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VIDEOS: Go For Virtual 360-Degree Rides on Your Favorite Disney Park Attractions

In need of something a little different to do while stuck inside? A YouTube channel is taking you along on some of the top rides in the Disney parks, from the comfort of your room!

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Remembering Hamlets by Kathryn Osenlund

Cooped up inside, with no theater in sight, I’m remembering Hamlets I’ve known.

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Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Video Flashback: Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE

New York City Center is presenting the #EncoresArchives series! The latest video features Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford as George and Dot in this concert production of Stephen Son…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 05:50PM

Watch Victoria Clark, Steve Pasquale, More Sing 'The Gun Song' From City Center Encores! Off-Center Production of Assassins 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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Watch Victoria Clark, Steven Pasquale, More Sing 'The Gun Song' From City Center Encores! Off-Center Production of Assassins 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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VIDEO: Patrick Stewart Reads More Shakespeare With Sonnet 8

Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay posts on Twitter, with Sonnet 8.

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BALLOON (dir. Michael Herbig): Film review by Scott Wiser

The real life story of two East German families attempt to escape to West Germany via a homemade hot-air balloon. 

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La Jolla Playhouse Launches Online Content Programs, Including Virtual Choreography Session With Kelly Devine

La Jolla Playhouse has announced new online content offerings to connect and engage with patrons while its theatres are dark. The content will be available on the website at LaJollaPlayhouse…

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Steppenwolf Announces Launch of New Ensemble Podcast & Virtual Workshops by Showbiz Chicago Newsdesk

With the lights out on Steppenwolf’s stages, the company is sharing multiple initiatives to keep [...]

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Which is which? Showtunes with the same names… by Gabi Bergman

I can’t be the only one who’s been confused by songs with different titles. In the plethora of shows that

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Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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The Life and Martyrdom of Philip Loeb by Trav S.D.

A somber story to contemplate during chaotic times, and I’m in no mood to mince words today about its lessons. Philip Loeb (1891-1955) was a Jewish-American actor from Philadelphia. Follow…

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Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Six Questions Special Edition: Stephen Mosher of Broadway World, Part 1

In these extraordinary and uncertain times of COVID-19, with venues closed and live performance at a halt, NiteLife Exchange is reaching out and covering the effect the crisis is having on p…

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Séayoncé: “I’m Questioning If I’ll Even Have a Proper Career After This” by Emma Bentley

The winner of Vault Festival’s After Dark Award, Séayoncé talks to long-time pal, Emma Bentley about the stress of being cooped up during the Coronavirus pandemic and the uncertainty of …

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BroadwayRadio Special: Curtain Call’s John Schwab on COVID-19’s Impact on UK Theatre by Matt Tamanini

On this special episode of BroadwayRadio, Matt Tamanini talks to good friend John Schwab from the Curtain Call podcast and network about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the London and…

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Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Guardian to stream Hampstead theatre shows during shutdown by Vanessa Thorpe Arts and Media Correspondent

Acclaimed productions will be available to watch on Guardian site as coronavirus outbreak continues Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The Guardian website is…

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Going viral? All the world’s a stage. And none of us are on it by Robbie Durham

The reality of course is its no-one’s fault. You cannot live your life preparing for a global pandemic to occur, although maybe we should rethink our position on that.

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PhiladelphiaDANCE.org brings you SOLO BUT NOT ALONE, an online dance festival by Smalley Bogg

Create a solo dance up to three minutes in length in any genre to be featured on the Dance Journal and shared with our dance community

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WATCH: Tony Winner Lea Salonga 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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The Producer’s Perspective LIVE! Episode 6: Stephen Flaherty

Hi all!  Happy . . . er, ah, what day is it?  Does anyone know? I may have lost track with what day it is, but I do know that tonight at 8 PM EDT is Episode #6 of our ProducersPerspectiveL…

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Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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League Creates Fund To Help Theaters Pay Laid Off Artists by Bill Hirschman

The South Florida Theatre League has started the South Florida Theatre League Relief Fund, in light of how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected live theater workers. The purpose is to help the…

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Saturday, March 28, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Video Flashback: Julie Halston Reads a New York Times Wedding Announcement

Julie Halston has taken to Facebook to release daily flashback clips from her past performances. Her most recent is a video of her reading a New York Times wedding announcement.

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Video Flashback: Lorna Luft Performs 'The Man That Got Away' at Feinstein's/54 Below

Feinstein's/54 Below has released a new flashback video of Lorna Luft performing 'The Man That Got Away.'

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VIDEO: Ballet Teacher's Cat Crashes Her Remote Dance Class in This Hilarious Video

A ballet teacher's video is going viral after her cat crashed her remote dance lesson!

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MORE AAPI stuff to watch during Quarantine…Saving Face, The Motel, BLT, Tiger Hunter, Seoul Searching, Mikado Project, Karma Calling, etc etc etc by Fairyprincessdiaries

The Fairy Princess posted a blog yesterday about what you, dear Reader, can do to quell the pandemic panic you are feeling in self isolation – and then, she thought of some more things –…

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VIDEO: Gina Naomi Baez and Christina Bianco Release WICKED Parody, 'What Is This Quarantine?'

Gina Naomi Baez and Christina Bianco have released a hilarious Wicked parody, called What is this Quarantine? The song is set to the tune of Wicked song, What is This Feeling?

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Listening Party: Revisit Into the Woods by Marc J. Franklin

Falsettos alum Nick Adams recommends having a theatre-filled Saturday by listening to the Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine musical (as well as Priscilla, Queen of the Desert and Moulin Roug…

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Patrons Can Now Watch The Alley Theatre's Streaming Production Of 1984

The Tony Award-winning Alley Theatre is delighted to share the filmed production of 1984 with its patrons and supporters.

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VIDEO: Dolly Parton Delivers Uplifting Message on Twitter

Dolly Parton has delivered an uplifting message on Twitter to help get us all through these trying times.

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Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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The Daily Distraction: Reba McEntire Sings of Her 'Honey Bun' in South Pacific by Ryan McPhee

The country star and one-time Broadway headliner celebrates her birthday March 28.

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Watch Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford Sing From City Center Benefit Production of Sunday in the Park With George 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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VIDEO: Watch Nehal Joshi Read From Terrence McNally's MASTER CLASS

Earlier this week, BroadwayWorld was saddened to report that Terrence McNally passed away. In honor of the playwright, Arena Stage released a video of Nehal Joshi reading the final monologue…

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Gina Naomi Baez and Christina Bianco release Wicked parody – What is this Quarantine? by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo With performers and creatives at a lose end they just can't help but to entertain us. Gina Naomi Baez and Christina Bianco have released Wicked parody. This post Gina Naomi B…

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VIDEO: Watch Russia's Bolshoi Theater's SWAN LAKE; 6 New Productions Will Become Available to Stream

Russia's Bolshoi Theater is going digital with livestreams of several of its most popular opera and ballet performances, also known as the a?oeGolden Collection,a?? on its official YouTube c…

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Shakespearean Tragedy Unfolds Wave of Populism on Tehran Stage by Niloofar Mohtadi

A Review on Iranian Adaptation of Coriolanus in Tehran A free adaptation of William Shakespeare’s tragedy Coriolanus was on stage at Tehran Independent Theater in August 2019 for a month. …

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VIDEO: Watch Hugh Jackman and Allison Janney in the Trailer For HBO's BAD EDUCATION

Bad Education, debuting Saturday, April 25 on HBO, stars Academy Award nominee Hugh Jackman, Academy Award winner Allison Janney and Emmy winner Ray Romano.

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What’s on March 30: Come From Away Dance Class; Alvin Ailey's Revelations, LA Opera at Home, More by Dan Meyer

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

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New York City Center Cancels Encores! Thoroughly Modern Millie Due to COVID-19 by Dan Meyer

The musical was scheduled to run May 6–11, starring Tony nominee Ashley Park.

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Lighting designer Rob Halliday: Life under coronavirus lockdown – talking is one way to show you care by Rob Halliday

There’s a scene from a movie I love, The English Patient, where, as war breaks out the international band of explorers meet

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The good news of another Stratford Festival surplus is tempered by layoffs and postponement by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

The theatre festival’s executives hope to have an update in mid-April on when the 2020 season can get underway. Performances have been postponed at least until the end of May due to the CO…

Linked From Toronto Star at 11:00AM
Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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'Fresh Air' Celebrates Broadway Legend Stephen Sondheim (Part 2) by Terry Gross

Sondheim, who turned 90 on March 22, composed the music and lyrics for Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods, Company and other shows. He spoke about his career in musical theater in this 2010 interv…

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University of West Georgia’s Costume Shop Becomes a Lifesaver by Matthew Wexler

Alan Yeong-Marcello and Nan Stephens of the University of West Georgia’s Department of Theatre are now two of the thousands of people who are coming together to help humanity battle Corona…

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National Theatre Productions to stream free via You Tube by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The National Theatre has joined the growing number of theatres around the UK streaming some of their productions whilst their venue is temporarily closed through a new initia…

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VIDEO: Bernadette Peters Sings 'Broadway Baby' as Part of City Center's #EncoresArchives Series

New York City Center is presenting the #EncoresArchives series! They will be posting daily highlights from their musical theater vault from Encores!, Encores! Off-Center, and Gala producti…

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The Broadway League Creates Websites For Financial Relief Information For Employers and Employees

The Broadway League has created sites for members of the theatre community to get information on financial relief during the health crisis.

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Video Roundup: Corey Cott, Tituss Burgess, Kate Rockwell, and More in #BroadwaySingsOriginals

#BroadwaySingsOriginals is a daily marathon launched by the acclaimed Broadway Sings concert series on Instagram's IGTV. Each day, the series will release a #BroadwaySingsOriginals performan…

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VIDEO: Watch a Trailer For Episode 8 of ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST

Next Sunday, the new episode of Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist will air. This will be the 8th episode of the first season.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:06AM

Photo Coverage: 19 Eerie Images of a Desolate Times Square

On an average day, approximately 330,000 people pass through Times Square. Not today. As the the current global health crisis continues, the Crossroads of the World is desolate. 

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FROZEN 2 Has Second-Highest Number of Digital Downloads of Any Film

Frozen 2's digital downloads were the second-highest for any movie, according to officialcharts.com.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:06AM

‘Many good debating points here’: BUBBLE – Theatre Uncut (Online Review) by Aleks Sierz

Theatre Uncut’s Bubble, a streamed film about social media and the woke generation is educational, but unexceptional.

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Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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What’s on March 28–29: Beetlejuice's Alex Brightman and Kerry Butler, Sondheim Unplugged, More by Dan Meyer

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

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Their SoCal wedding was canceled, and then this happened in Sunnyvale by Sal Pizarro

Flora Huang and Justin Matsuura had to cancel their wedding plans in Pacific Palisades, so Matsuura's family planned a surprise celebration in Sunnyvale.

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 09:00AM
Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Cirque Du Soleil launch online platform for home viewing by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Cirque Du Soleil have announced that you can now watch special content from the comfort of your own home with CirqueConnect. This post Cirque Du Soleil launch online platform…

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Edinburgh Fringe show of storytelling and music released as podcast by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon A Good Service On All Other Lines, an acclaimed show at Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2018, has been launched as a podcast. This post Edinburgh Fringe show of storytelling and …

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‘Playful, poignant & raw’: I AND YOU – Hampstead Theatre (Online Review) by Louise Penn

Filmed in 2018, I And You by American writer Lauren Gunderson makes a welcome, limited, return to Hampstead Theatre’s Instagram. Screencap from I And You Maisie Williams make…

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Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Tony Awards 2020 put on hold due to Broadway shutdown by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Organisers of the Tony Awards 2020 have announced that this year's awards have been officially postponed in the wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic which has shut down Broadway. Th…

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Jason Robert Brown to select winning song in global hunt for A Song For OUr Time by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Announcing a global search on World Theatre Day for composers to write ‘A Song for our Time’ in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This post Jason Robert Brown to select …

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West End’s Waitress diner closes its doors

There are some theatre productions, both big and small, that aren’t going to make it through the current shutdown and we’re sad to report that when London Theatreland gets back to some k…

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Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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NEWS: West End production of Waitress has closed by Press Releases

The producers of Waitress have announced that the West End production at the Adelphi Theatre has closed. The multi-award-winning Broadway transfer had been originally booking until 4 July 20…

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Word Watch: Flattening the curve, ahead of it and a steep learning curve by Rob Kyff

“Flatten the curve” refers to a line graph depicting two possible courses for the rate of active cases over time. One arc representing the rapid expansion scenario is a steep parabola; t…

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Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Exercise: The Tech Effect by Kerry Hishon

The purpose of this group exercise is to see how technical effects can change the mood and atmosphere of a performed scene. Students will have the opportunity to perform and observe others, …

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Saturday, March 28, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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7 Full-Length Plays to Watch Online - Get your theatre fix while supporting a nonprofit company or independent artist

Get your theatre fix while supporting a nonprofit company or independent artistThe show must go online! That's been the motto for many theatres that were forced to cancel productions due to …

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