Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

David Henry Hwang Joins #WashTheHate Against Anti-Asian Bigotry

Tony Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang (Soft Power, M. Butterfly) has joined the #WashTheHate campaign.

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First Person: Pride and Prejudice Musical Composer Paul Gordon Sees the Future in Streaming

The musical will stream free on Friday, April 10.

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Coronavirus — New streaming options for theater, music, movie fans by Randy McMullen

From 'Pride and Prejudice' to Pink Martini, here are some new streaming options for folks sheltering at home.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: New HAMILTON Parody Puts Fans in 'The Zoom Where It Happens'

Watch this past weekend's 'Saturday Night on Broadway', created by Kurt Crowley and Ian Weinberger, featuring vocals and on-camera work by Nik Walker and Michael Luwoye with appearances by m…

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Broadway ticket holders look for refunds while awaiting further closures by Caitlin Huston and Gillian Russo

Though Broadway has not yet shifted its April 13 reopening date, many ticket holders do not expect to return to theaters in the near future.  Theatergoers who held tickets for Broadway perf…

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Tony Winners Ben Platt, Idina Menzel and More to Celebrate Passover in Benefit Event by Caitlin Moynihan

This year you can celebrate the fourth night of Passover with some of the biggest stars of the stage and screen! Performers, musicians, and religious scholars will come together virtually to…

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Williamstown Theatre Festival's Canceled Season, Featuring Audra McDonald, Bobby Cannavale & More, to Be Released on Audible by Caitlin Moynihan

Although the 2020 Williamstown Theatre Festival season has been canceled, audiences will still get to experience the productions. The summer season will be produced on Audible, the world’s…

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Livestreaming a Playwrighting Class by Lauren Gunderson

By Lauren Gunderson. Playwright Lauren Gunderson presents a free playwrighting class livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednes…

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Brian Stokes Mitchell and Heather Headley Make 'Fireworks' In Today's #EncoresArchives!

New York City Center is presenting the #EncoresArchives series! The most recent video features Mark Evans performing the title song from I Married An Angel, from encores production in 2019…

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CAROLINE, OR CHANGE Holds Digital Cast Party for Opening Night

Roundabout Theatre Company, the show's presenter, held an online cast party to commemorate the show's would-be opening and to bring the company together for some fun in the meantime!

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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, April 8, 2020 by Matt Tamanini

MTC Postpones “How I Learned to Drive;” WTF, “Fleabag,” “Bandstand,” “Jonathan Larson Project” More to Stream; “JLP,” “Beautiful,” “Hamilton” Casts Perform “Tod…

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Theatre Streaming Service STAGE To Offer Free Titles

Theatergoers, rejoice! STAGE, a new streaming service devoted to the entire world of theatre, announced today that it will be releasing free popular titles from its catalog!

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Recapping Smash 2.11: The Naked Truth by Mark Peikert

Hit List and Bombshell are set on a collision course by that devious Richard Francis at The New York Times!

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Intermission Talk: Outrageous Slings and Arrows by Steven Suskin

The exceptional Canadian series, set at a facsimile of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, is re-released just in time for us to savor it The post Intermission Talk: Outrageous Slings and Ar…

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Henry Winkler, D'Arcy Carden and More Barry Stars Join Stars in the House Live Stream by Andrew Gans

The daily series created by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley benefits The Actors Fund.

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Mega Art And The Mega Market That Drives It by Artsjournal

“The huge growth of the art market at its top end is surely, as Michael Shnayerson suggests, a function of the spiralling number of billionaires and increasing disparities of wealth. He al…

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Who Gets Paid When Art Is Given Away? by Artsjournal

Artistic or creative pursuits, endeavors that are typically pursued for the intrinsic joy of sharing one’s gifts, are also frequently commoditized and placed on the market. Are they part o…

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“Book of Mormon” cancels Denver summer dates amid national tour’s demise by John Wenzel, The Know

The Tony-winning, nationally touring Broadway musical "The Book of Mormon" on Tuesday canceled its Denver dates amid a cross-country shutdown related to the coronavirus pandemic.

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KINKY BOOTS, FALSETTOS and More Get Zoom Backgrounds Courtesy of Jujamcyn!

Jujamcyn, one of Broadway's most prominent theater owners, has debuted a series of conference call backgrounds for the Zoom platform!

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VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Sings Dolly Parton While Baking 'Hello Dollies'!

In light of recent circumstances, Tony and Emmy Award-winner, Kristin Chenoweth has revived her viral series, Cooking With Kristin!

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Frank Wildhorn Performs Original Song 'Never Say Goodbye'

In today's installment, Wildhorn plays title song from Never Say Goodbye, a 2006 show Wildhorn penned for the famed Takarazuka Revue Company, with lyrics by the show's director Shuichiro …

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Idina Menzel, Ben Platt, Josh Groban and Many More Join SATURDAY NIGHT SEDER Benefit

Saturday Night Seder — a Passover Seder on Saturday, April 11 (the fourth night of Passover) — will be different from all other nights, as a panoply of performers, musicians, and religio…

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Celebrate Broadway, the Great American Songbook and More Online At 92Y

Sing and celebrate the Great American Songbook with these 92Y online programs!

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Patreon Welcome Video by Call Me Adam

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WNET to Stream Broadway's PRESENT LAUGHTER, RED and More!

Pass the time with some free-to-stream programming and resources available from WNET for audiences of all ages. 

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Check Out The New Line Of Merch Supporting The Actors Fund In The Theatre Shop - Designed By Broadway Fans!

Last week we announced a contest to design a shirt that we'd sell in the Theatre Shop with 100% of proceeds benefiting The Actors Fund! Today we are excited to announce the four winners and …

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#BWWPrompts: What Is Your Favorite Movie Musical and Why?

We want to hear from you! We're starting #BwayWorldPrompts, where each day we'll be asking our readers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram questions to spark some theater conversation.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Idina Menzel, Ben Platt, More to Take Part in Virtual Passover Seder Benefit by Ryan McPhee

Saturday Night Seder is the latest from StoryCourse, a theatre-meets-dining initiative co-founded by Broadway's Adam Kantor

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Four things we should be allowed to say about life in COVID-19 lockdown by Alaina Johns

Everywhere you look, there are inspirational tips for life in quarantine, and hopes that we’ll emerge from this better than we were. But there are few things Alaina Johns wishes more peopl…

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Flying V announces new full-time managing director by News Desk

In the midst of these unprecedented and uncertain times, Flying V has some good news: the company has hired Katherine Offutt as its new full-time managing director. “We genuinely cannot ex…

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The Whiplash of March 12 by American Theatre Editors

This two-actor household lost work in two musicals on the same day, and the future looks uncertain.

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Watch Now: Cast of Jagged Little Pill Sing “Thank U” by Broadway Direct

The cast of Jagged Little Pill sings "Thank U" to the frontline workers from their respective homes. Featuring Morissette’s iconic songs including “Ironic,” “You Oughta Know,” and …

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Do Musicians Need A Federal Works Progress Program To Survive? by Artsjournal

Musicians have lost the battle to monetize recordings. With the internet awash in cheap streaming and free videos, our income now comes from live performance alone. Even if livestreams end u…

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Online Music Streaming Is Up 32 Percent by Artsjournal

The two leading platforms are Spotify with 35 percent and Apple Music, with 19 percent. Amazon Music is third with 15 percent of market share. Paid subscriptions represented 80 percent of to…

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HireArtists.org Created as a New Marketplace to Help Artists Earn Income During the Pandemic

A direct, entrepreneurial, and creative response to the unprecedented economic crisis facing the cultural sector, HireArtists.org envisions a way to activate and support the myriad talents o…

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Sunny Showtunes: Find Peace, Love, Freedom, & Happiness with HAIR!

Use all of what you got to groove along with Gavin Creel and the tribe of the 2009 Broadway revival of Hair!

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VIDEO: Edie Brickell Shares Original Song

The Old Globe has shared a video of Edie Brickell performing an original song!

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Broadway Brainteasers: HADESTOWN 'Wait For Me' Word Search

For today's puzzle, we're on the road to hell with the 2019 Tony-winning Best Musical, Hadestown!

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VIDEO: Garden of Dream Talent Show at Radio City Continues Virtual Rehearsals and Performances

Garden of Dreams Foundation's annual Talent Show would have taken place today, April 7, 2020. Each year Radio City hosts more than 100 children from the Garden of Dreams Foundation, which …

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Pulitzer Prize Board Postpones Announcement of 2020 Awards by Lindsey Sullivan

Due to the global coronavirus outbreak, the Pulitzer Prize board has decided to postpone the 2020 awards. Originally scheduled for April 20, the prizes in journalism, books, drama and music …

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Tony Winner André De Shields, Ballet Stalwart Mikhail Baryshnikov to Receive Honorary Doctorates From Boston Conservatory by Ryan McPhee

The virtual ceremony will include a tribute performance by an ensemble of students from their remote locations.

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A Search for Self-Discovery: ‘Hetty Feather’ by Matthew Wexler

Best-selling author Jacqueline Wilson's "Hetty Feather" comes to life in a family-friendly stage production, now available on BroadwayHD. The post A Search for Self-Discovery: ‘Hetty Feath…

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The Show Must Go On: Andrew Lloyd Webber Musicals on YouTube by Matthew Wexler

A new YouTube channel, The Show Must Go On, will be streaming Andrew Lloyd Webber's musicals for free in the coming weeks, including the rarely seen "By Jeeves." The post The Show Must Go On…

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Video Roundup April 7: West End Performers Sing Les Misérables, Original London Cast of Mamma Mia! Reunites, More by Dan Meyer

Stage favorites are making the most of social distancing in light of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Carole King, Jessie Mueller & the Beautiful Family Singing 'You've Got a Friend' Will Make Your Day by Lindsey Sullivan

Now this is some kind of wonderful! Musicians and cast members from the many companies of Beautiful—The Carole King Musical have collaborated from their homes all over the world for an ep…

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American Theatre Wing Announces First Phase of COVID-19 Response Efforts; Obie Awards Go Virtual by Lindsey Sullivan

The American Theatre Wing has outlined the first phase of its National COVID-19 Response Effort, which includes funding initiatives to help support and sustain the theater community at both …

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Moulin Rouge! Standout Tam Mutu on Having COVID-19: 'People Don't Understand How Painful It Is' by Lindsey Sullivan

During these uncertain times, Moulin Rouge! star Tam Mutu recently provided some joy in the form of an uplifting video chock-full of Broadway faves as well as some insight; he shared his ex…

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Williamstown Theatre Festival to Present its Season in Audio Format on Audible

Williamstown Theatre Festival and Audible announced today that the 2020 Williamstown Theatre Festival summer season will be produced on Audible, the world's largest producer and provider of…

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THE BOOK OF MORMON National Tour Announces Closing

After 2,828 performances and 360 playing weeks across North America, the producers of THE BOOK OF MORMON announced today that the Jumamosi Company (second national) tour has ended its run. O…

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Bringing An Indigenous American Language Back From The Very Brink Of Extinction by Artsjournal1

Journalist Lorraine Boissoneault looks into the effort — using classroom lessons, software, and the memory of one of five native speakers left — to revive and teach the Menominee languag…

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Exclusive: Watch As Lena Hall Hosts A Listening Party For Her New Album THE VILLA SATORI 4/9 at 7PM!

Lena Hall will host an exclusive listening party on BroadwayWorld's Facebook page Thursday, April 9th, at 7PM! Tune in as she hosts a debut listen to her new album, THE VILLA SATORI! 

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With Everyone Else Avoiding Museums, Will Thieves Stay Away, Too? by Artsjournal1

Recent thefts of van Gogh and van Dyck paintings indicate that the answer is no. “Alarm systems and uniformed guards are still in place, of course, and the sale of museum-famous stolen art…

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The Greatest Scam In Canadian Art History by Artsjournal

“[It’s] the greatest art scam in Canadian history,” says art dealer Don Robinson, who suffered a stroke because of the stress he endured in his campaign against a market awash with for…

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This Ballet Company Is Sending Practice Barres And Special Flooring To Its Dancers In Lockdown by Artsjournal1

Says the Head of Performance Health at Queensland Ballet in Brisbane, “They’ve been using everything from bench tops, to tables to ironing boards as well as ballet barres, and practicing…

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Judge Throws Out Musicians’ Lawsuit Over 2008 Fire That Destroyed Master Recordings by Artsjournal

Representatives of those artists or their estates sued Universal in June, arguing that the company had been negligent in protecting their tapes and that the company had a duty to share with …

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Leading Thinkers Speculate On What A Post-Virus World Will Look Like by Artsjournal

As it has always been, history will be written by the “victors” of the COVID-19 crisis. Every nation, and increasingly every individual, is experiencing the societal strain of this disea…

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Violinist Commissions Composers For Online Fragments by Artsjournal

Jennifer Koh got to work on Alone Together, an online performance series for which she hyper-compressed her usual process of discovering composers by asking 21 of them with some level of fin…

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‘The Book of Mormon’ national tour ends its run by Caitlin Huston

“The Book of Mormon” national tour, which has been running for close to seven years, announced Tuesday that it will end its run due to health and safety concerns around COVID-19. The sec…

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2020 Williamstown Theatre Festival to Be Released on Audible by Olivia Clement

The audio platform will produce the summer festival, which includes an Audra McDonald-led Streetcar, for a global audience.

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An Interview with CTG’s Sherwood Award Winner, Mat Diafos Sweeney by Julia Stier

"I think LA theatre is at its best when it’s reaching across forms and reinventing its relationship to a live audience, and at its worst when it's trying to fit an existing mold or product…

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

The Pulitzer Prize Announcement Will be Postponed by Two Weeks Due to the Global Health Crisis

The 2020 Pulitzer Prize announcement will be postponed by two weeks due to the ongoing health crisis. The Prizes in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music now will be announced on Monday, May 4,…

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LISTEN: Rita Moreno Shares How She Got Involved in the WEST SIDE STORY Film

Rita Moreno called into SiriusXM's The Jess Cagle Show yesterday to promote the upcoming season of her show One Day At A Time. Rita Moreno spoke with SiriusXM's Chief Entertainment An…

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Everyman Theatre Names Marissa LaRose Managing Director by American Theatre Editors

LaRose will begin immediately, working alongside founding artistic director Vincent M. Lancisi.

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New Platform Allows Artists to Sell Practical and Creative Services During COVID-19 and Beyond by Olivia Clement

HireArtists.org is a commission-free marketplace offering everything from foraging and cooking lessons to remote DJ sets.

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American Theatre Wing Announces COVID-19 Response, Postpones Obies by American Theatre Editors

The Obie Awards will move online and the American Theatre Wing will move forward with plans to give money directly to artists.

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Home fooling: Kiri Pritchard-McLean's virtual comedy club by Chris Wiegand

The standup’s Saturday gigs have quickly become a fixture on the online circuit – and raised £20,000 for the Trussell Trust The next time standup Kiri Pritchard-McLean goes on tour, she…

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One Theater Tries an Alternative to Cancellation: An All-Audio Season. by Michael Paulson

Bobby Cannavale, Carla Gugino and Audra McDonald will still perform for the Williamstown Theater Festival this summer, but their shows will be on Audible, not onstage.

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National Symphony Orchestra Musicians To Receive Pay Cuts But Will Not Be Furloughed

The New York Times has reported that The National Symphony Orchestra's musicians will be receiving pay cuts, but will not be furloughed, under a new deal between their union and the John F.…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:26PM

DC Theatre Scene unveils its new IGTV channel, SCENE TV by Emily Priborkin

With theatres shuttered for the foreseeable future and all of us practicing social distancing during the pandemic, the connection between artists and audiences has been broken. That’s why …

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How I got hooked on theatre: John Geoffrion by John Geoffrion

“The transformative power of live theatre” has arguably become a cliché, co-opted by the marketing and development departments of large regional theatres to convince the locals of their…

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Transformation Tunesday: Merman, LuPone, Foster's Performances are "De-Lovely" in Every Way

Nine years ago, Roundabout's acclaimed revival of Anything Goes sailed back on to Broadway which makes this a de-lovely place to start with our new Transformation Tunesday series

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Williamstown to Present Season as Audible Releases, Including Streetcar With Audra McDonald

The audio plays will be released later this year.

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Second National Tour of The Book of Mormon Closes After Seven Years

The company played its last performance on March 11.

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TheaterMania Launches Live Chat Series; Watch First Q&A With Montego Glover

Going Live With TheaterMania will air on Facebook and YouTube during the week.

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Breaking: MTC Postpones HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Until 2020-21 Season

BroadwayWorld has just learned that MTC will postpone the Broadway premiere of How I Learned to Drive, which was originally set to open on April 22, 2020. MTC is finalizing plans to mount t…

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Podcast Exclusive: The Theatre Podcast With Alan Seales Presents Ashley Loren

Ashley Loren is currently the standby for Satine in Moulin Rouge! The Musical! She has worked with artists such as Kathleen Marshall, Bono of U2, and Yoko Ono; and has sung backup for artist…

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VIDEO: Leenya Rideout Sings 'Children Will Listen' For Milwaukee Rep's OUR HOME TO YOUR HOME Series

Milwaukee Rep has shared a video of Leenya Rideout singing 'Children Will Listen' for their Our Home to Your Home series.

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Watch the Jagged Little Pill Cast Sing Out a New Version of Alanis Morissette's 'Thank U' by Caitlin Moynihan

It's been over three weeks since Broadway closed its doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and while the perfomers may not be on a stage eight times a week, it hasn't stopped Broadway companie…

Linked From Broadway.com at 02:48PM

American Theatre Wing Announces First Phase of COVID-19 Response Efforts; Obies Awards Go Virtual by Lindsey Sullivan

The American Theatre Wing has outlined the first phase of its National COVID-19 Response Effort, which includes funding initiatives to help support and sustain the theater community at both …

Linked From Broadway.com at 02:48PM

Watch 70 West End Stars Come Together for Moving Performance of 'Do You Hear the People Sing' from Les Miz by Lindsey Sullivan

We are really loving the creative ways the theater community is coming together these days! Over 70 talented performers from West End shows have recorded and released a very special version …

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How I Learned to Drive, Starring Mary-Louise Parker and David Morse, Postponed at MTC by Broadway.com

The planned Broadway premiere of Paula Vogel's Pulitzer-winning memory play How I Learned to Drive has been postponed due to the current Broadway shutdown caused by COVID-19. The productio…

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Feinstein's/54 Below Will Premiere Four New Shows Online Including THE JONATHAN LARSON PROJECT and More

Feinstein's/54 Below has added shows to #54BelowatHome, a series of streamed performances to provide theater fans everywhere with artistic content from their favorite artists.

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Richard Skipper to Interview Linda Purl on Facebook Live

Monday, April 13 at 5 pm EST, Richard Skipper interviews Linda Purl for an intimate chat on how the coronavirus has affected her, and on her advice to her many fans. Plus, they'll be resp…

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Watch Marlee Matlin and Ann Hampton Callaway on Stars in the House Live Stream by Andrew Gans

The daily series created by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley benefits The Actors Fund.

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Broadway’s ‘How I Learned To Drive’ Starring Mary-Louise Parker & David Morse Postponed; Next Season Possible by Greg Evans

Another Broadway production has nixed plans for this season: The Manhattan Theater Club’s anticipated staging of Paula Vogel’s Pulitzer Prize-winning How I Learned to Drive, with Mary-Lo…

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Broadway's How I Learned to Drive, Starring Mary-Louise Parker and David Morse, Postponed by Ryan McPhee

Manhattan Theatre Club intends to present the revival in the 2020–2021 season.

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BAD EDUCATION, Starring Hugh Jackman And Allison Janney, Debuts April 25

Inspired by the true story that rocked the town of Roslyn, NY in 2004 that garnered attention nationwide, Bad Education, debuting Saturday, April 25, centers on the stunning impact and afte…

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Jawan Jackson Partners With Phenomenology, Inc. to Inspire Students During The Health Crisis

Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, is teaming up with Jawan Jackson to encourage high school musical theater students in Frederick, Maryland.

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The Beatific Billie Holiday by Trav S.D.

Some brief words of tribute to the influential singer Billie Holiday (Eleanora Fagan, 1915-59). “Influential” is kind of an understatement — I can’t even count the number of female s…

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‘How I Learned to Drive’ postponed to 2020-2021 season by Caitlin Huston

Manhattan Theatre Club’s production of “How I learned to Drive,” which was scheduled to open in April, has been postponed. The theater organization is finalizing plans to open the prod…

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Bandstand Will Stream Woo! by Corine Cohen

FULL VERSION OF TONY AWARD®-WINNING BROADWAY MUSICAL ‘BANDSTAND’ TO STREAM ONLINE Beginning Friday, April 10, 2020 Exclusively at PLAYBILL.COM Bonus Content to Include Brand New ‘Reun…

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VIDEO: Watch a ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS Reunion With James Corden and More

James Corden (Francis Henshall), Oliver Chris (Stanley Stubbers), Jemima Rooper (Rachel Crabbe), Nick Hytner (director) and Richard Bean (writer) reunited on a Zoom call to chat about One Ma…

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Ryan McCartan, Alex Boniello, Kathryn Gallagher & More to Take Part in VOICES OF COMPASSION Virtual Concert

On Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12, Mercy For Animals will host a virtual concert featuring an inspiring lineup of more than 30 musicians. The artists include Grammy Award winner J…

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PlayPenn Announces 2020 Plays and Haas Fellows by American Theatre Editors

The selected playwrights will receive workshops and readings as part of PlayPenn's 2020 play development conference.

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Celebrate the Cast of Broadway's Upcoming Caroline, or Change by Playbill Staff

The show, which will return to Broadway this fall, was set to have its opening night April 7.

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Wayne Brady, Michael Urie & More to Be Featured on Tonight's THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES

A fourth unforgettable evening of The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues will stream tonight on IGTV @24hourplays and at https://24hourplays.com/viral-monologues/. 22 actors have been paired wi…

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Playbill Will Stream Broadway's Bandstand Musical Film, Starring Laura Osnes and Corey Cott by Andrew Gans

The event will also feature new interviews with Osnes, Cott, Beth Leavel, director-choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler, and co-creators Richard Oberacker and Robert Taylor.

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Parity Productions Expands Women and TGNC Artists Database by American Theatre Editors

The New York City company is amplifying its database of women and TGNC artists for projects post-COVID-19.

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Christoph Waltz brings a hopeful realism to Theater an der Wien’s Fidelio

Beethoven’s story of incarceration and liberation is given a new poignancy in an age of social distancing

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Actor’s Express Announces 2020-21 Season, With Dates TBA by American Theatre Editors

The company's 33rd season is slated to begin this summer.

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American Theatre Wing Establishes COVID-19 Response Effort For Off Broadway & Regional Theater by Greg Evans

The American Theatre Wing has announced the first phase of its National COVID-19 Response Effort, including rapid funding mechanisms to support Off and Off Off Broadway as well as the nation…

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‘The arts knows how to survive in the face of adversity’: Interview with theatre PR Chloé Nelkin by Emma Clarendon

We chatted to theatre PR supremo Chloé Nelkin about keeping the arts world alive during this difficult time as well as celebrating the 10th anniversary of Chloé Nelkin Consulting (CNC) las…

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Listening Party: Revisit Stephen Schwartz’s Pippin on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

SIX star Anna Uzele recommends feeling inspired with the cast recording of the magical musical.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)

Livestreaming Praxis Sessions for Virtual Collaboration: Cripping Practice

By . Unsettling Dramaturgy presents Praxis Sessions for Virtual Collaboration: Cripping Practice livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.…

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COVID As Social Disease by Artsjournal

COVID is a social disease, a pathological experiment on the nature of our social relations. It is experienced in our social life in four major ways, and our responses bear upon the nature of…

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Ben Brantley And Jesse Green Size Up The Off-Broadway Season (Since It’s Now Over) by Artsjournal1

Ben : “In many of these productions, time seemed to be torn off its hinges, and the solid floor of what we think of as ‘normal life’ to have cracked open. Who knew how apt a preface su…

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NY Museums, Collectors Worry About Art Security by Artsjournal

While overall crime in the city fell in March compared with a year earlier, commercial and residential burglaries rose 26% to 942, according to a New York City Police report. The sometimes e…

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Know What Else Coronavirus Has Infected? Our Everyday Language by Artsjournal1

Karen Russell: “Today, we are witnessing the shotgun weddings of words into some strange unions, neologisms sped into existence by this virus (‘quarantunes,’ ‘quarantini’), epidemi…

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The Short Family: Of Stage And Screen by Trav S.D.

I hope you won’t be too disappointed to learn that the title of this post doesn’t refer to a family of Little People. The Shorts were a family of actors of the early 20th century who sta…

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Shaw Festival cancels performances until June 30 due to coronavirus pandemic by Debra Yeo - Toronto Star

Cancellations mean the epic play ‘Mahabharata’ will not be seen in 2020,

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The Daily Distraction: Judith Light Acts (and Sings) Her Way Through a Bowling Alley Breakdown by Ryan McPhee

The Tony winner starred alongside Sandy Duncan and Jill Eikenberry in the 1989 TV movie My Boyfriend's Back.

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Too Darn Hot**** Kiss Me Kate. by Corine Cohen

https://m.ok.ru/video/609423264400 Ann Miller and Fosse🍿 The post Too Darn Hot**** Kiss Me Kate. appeared first on BroadwayShowbiz.com.

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LITTLE DID I KNOW Starring Richard Kind, Lesli Margherita & More Becomes Top 5 Arts Podcast in the US

LITTLE DID I KNOW, the first Broadway-level podcast musical, released by The Audio Drama Initiative, based on the novel by Mitchell Maxwell, and newly released on Apple Podcasts, soared to #…

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Starts Next Week! Continue Your Singing, Acting, & Dancing Training During The Virus Outbreak At Home!

BroadwayWorld and The Institute for American Musical Theatre have joined forces to bring an exclusive series of online classes in Acting, Singing, and Dance to students around the world! Wit…

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VIDEO: Watch JAGGED LITTLE PILL Company Unite to Sing 'Thank U'

The cast of Jagged Little Pill has come together online to sing a?oeThank Ua?? a?'  as a message of strength and solidarity during these uncertain times, and of gratitude to those serving…

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Jenna Coleman, Denise Gough And David Morrissey To Star In Virtual Play Readings For Charity

UK-based professional membership platform CurtainCall, in partnership with US-based non-profit organisation Apples and Oranges Arts, have announced a project to produce live virtual theatr…

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VIDEO: Patrick Cragin Performs 'You'll Be Back' Quarantine Parody

Actor Patrick Cragin has created a quarantine parody of a?oeYou'll Be Backa?? from Hamilton for #hamathome

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Check Out Week 3 Submissions of #BwayWorldFanArt and Get Drawing For Week 4!

There are some insanely talented Broadway artists out there! Check out their artwork from week 3's favorite duos challenge and get ready for week 4 of #BwayWorldFanArt-- musical mashup!

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James Graham's Three-Part Drama Series QUIZ to Debut May 31 on AMC

AMC announced today that the premiere date for its three-part drama series Quiz will be Sunday, May 31 at 10/9c. The second and third episodes will air on Sunday, June 7 and Sunday, June…

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Musical Theatre Factory is Launching Digital Programming With TUNE IN TUESDAYS

Musical Theatre Factory (MTF) is launching online programming to continue providing the community of makers and lovers of musical theatre with spaces to gather, create, and inspire. Programm…

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Coronavirus: Artrix arts centre becomes first to cease trading due to financial hit of pandemic by Georgia Snow

Artrix arts centre in Bromsgrove is to close permanently because of the financial impact of coronavirus. The Worcestershire organisation stopped receiving regular

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American Theatre Wing Launches Relief Funds for Theatre Artists, Regional Theatres and More

The American Theatre Wing has outlined the first phase of its National COVID-19 Response Effort, which includes brand new, rapid funding mechanisms to help support and sustain the theater c…

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Campaigners backing theatre plan for Reading Gaol disappointed after council fails to buy site by Giverny Masso

A former prison in Reading, which campaigners want to turn into a theatre space, has been sold to an unannounced bidder. Campaign

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Coronavirus: Original Mamma Mia! stars perform tribute to fellow cast member battling Covid-19 by Matthew Hemley

Original Mamma Mia! stars have reunited to make a video for a former cast member who is battling Covid-19 in hospital. Performers

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive: Home Edition with Tam Mutu of Moulin Rouge! by Broadway.com

Moulin Rouge's Tam Mutu discusses having and recovering from COVID-19 with Paul Wontorek. 

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Obie Awards Ceremony Will Be Postponed and Reconceived as Virtual Event

The American Theatre Wing has announced that the 65th Annual Obie Awards, originally scheduled to be held at Terminal 5 on Monday, May 18, will be postponed and reconceived as a virtual …

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Coping With COVID-19 Crisis: Broadway’s ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ Star Rob McClure Knows He’s A Lucky Guy, But Still… by Greg Evans

Editors’ Note: With full acknowledgment of the big-picture implications of a pandemic that already has claimed thousands of lives, cratered global economies and closed international borde…

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2020 Obie Awards to Celebrate With Virtual Ceremony by Olivia Clement

The American Theatre Wing will highlight Off-Broadway shows that were forced to close and will provide relief to impacted artists.

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Toronto Fringe Festival cancelled for first time in 32 years due to coronavirus outbreak by Debra Yeo - Toronto Star

Festival looks for ways to support the theatre artists whose Fringe shows won’t go on, so ‘stay tuned,’ it says.

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24 Hour Plays! by Corine Cohen


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American Theatre Wing creates grants to help Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway artists by Caitlin Huston

The American Theatre Wing has redirected funds from this year’s Obie Awards to launch a grant initiative for Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway artists affected by COVID-19.  The Wing, whi…

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Hot Clip of the Day: Hamilton OBC Throwback in Honor of Some Good News

The original Broadway cast of Hamilton recently reunited for a special online performance so we decided to throw it back to one of their first guest performances.

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Next Great American Play Currently a Google Doc Titled "YOU WANTED TO BE A WRITER, SO WRITE, DIPWAD" by Broadway Beat

by Roxy Arecco. @roxyarecco. ATHENS, Oh - Local playwright Noah Lynch is reportedly set to publish the “Next Great American Play” once he puts down his Nintendo Switch and opens the docu…

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

PlayPenn Conference Unveils Plays and Fellows for 2020 Conference by Olivia Clement

The new play development organization is committed to creating art this summer despite the coronavirus pandemic.

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The Cast of Jagged Little Pill Sings New Rendition of Alanis Morissette’s ‘Thank U’ by Ruthie Fierberg

Elizabeth Stanley, Celia Rose Gooding, Lauren Patten, Derek Klena, and more unite in this new music video of the hit song.

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Performers in isolation raise their voices to support others in unique videos by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Performers in isolation from around the world are joining together thanks to the wonders of modern technology to bring us amazing virtual performances. This post Performers i…

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Alive! The Zombie Musical in Concert, Starring Amanda Jane Cooper, Zach Adkins, Nicholas Belton, Will Be Available for Streaming by Andrew Gans

The concert was recorded live at the Pershing Square Signature Center in July 2019.

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A song of hope from Jaime Lozano and Marina Pires by Deb Miller

When their close friend and frequent musical-theater collaborator Mauricio Martinez, best known to Broadway fans for his starring role as Emilio Estefan in On Your Feet!, was facing his four…

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Watch a One Man, Two Guvnors Reunion With Original Star James Corden, Director Nicholas Hytner, and More by Mark Peikert

The National Theatre brought members of the cast and creative team back together as it makes its archive of filmed performances available to stream on YouTube.

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You Can Now Stream THE SOAP MYTH Starring Ed Asner and Tovah Feldshuh For Free on ALL ARTS

With theaters around the world dark and the transition of live entertainment to online platforms, Temple Emanuel Streicker Center will commemorate Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) wit…

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Bruce Springstreen to Livestream Concert From His Home

Bruce Springsteen is set to appear on SiriusXM's E Street Radio to perform a livestream concert from his home.

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The College Showcase Must Go On (Virtually!) - Part 16

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!

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'Wow, I'd love to be someone like that!' Sally Cookson on our passion for Jane Eyre by Interview By Chris Wiegand

As her bold staging of the classic novel is screened as part of National Theatre at Home, the director discusses Brontë’s genius – and the seismic effects of lockdown What drew you to …

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PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: DEATH OF A SALESMAN by Arthur Miller

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focu…

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Watch the Music Video for 'Nothing Is Broken' by Jaime Lozano and Marina Pires by Dan Meyer

The song is a tribute to On Your Feet! alum Mauricio Martínez.

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Obituary: Honor Blackman – 1960s icon who starred as Pussy Galore in the James Bond film Goldfinger by Michael Quinn

Although she will forever be remembered as two glamorous 1960s icons – the leather-clad, judo-savvy Catherine Gale in The Avengers (1962-64) and

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Episode 212 – Six-Time Tony Award-Winning Costume Designer, William Ivey Long

You want a show to look glam? Get William Ivey Long. William has not only won six Tony Awards, but he has been nominated for 11 more and has already been inducted into the Theater Hall of Fa…

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Episode 212 – Six-Time Tony Award-Winning Costume Designer, William Ivey Long

https://traffic.megaphone.fm/BPNET1957405187.mp3 You want a show to look glam? Get William Ivey Long. William has not only won six Tony Awards, but he has been nominated for 11 more and has …

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Jagged Little Pill Cast Sings "Thank U" to the First Responders

Watch the company sing the Alanis Morissette song as a message of solidarity.

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Photographer Victor Skrebneski, 90 by Artsjournal1

He first attracted notice for shooting supermodels in famous ad campaigns for the likes of Estée Lauder; his fame grew with a photo series of famous actors, each in an enormous black turtle…

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Why The Hollywood Reporter’s Editorial Director Abruptly Walked Out by Artsjournal1

“Matthew Belloni resigned as editorial director of The Hollywood Reporter due to intense conflicts with Modi Wiczyk and Asif Satchu, the co-CEOs of the trade’s owners, Valence Media, ove…

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Beetlejuice Star Adam Dannheisser Finds His 6 Degrees of Broadway Separation by Roberto Araujo

Can Dannheisser connect his role in Beetlejuice to his Broadway debut in The Tempest?

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The Obie Awards Go Online. The Money Saved Goes to Artists. by Michael Paulson

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the annual ceremony honoring Off Broadway and Off Off Broadway theater will be digital-only for the first time since being established in 1956.

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‘It transported me away from the grim news & into another world’: ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS – National Theatre (Online review) by Violet Mackintosh

Just as Hollywood produced slickly sweet, happiness-filled films during the Great Depression, this was the National’s attempt at lifting the nation’s spirits during the darkest times mos…

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(From Reuters, 4/7; via the Drudge Report. ) MILAN, April 7 (Reuters) – Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli, one of the world’s most famous tenors, will perform from Milan’s empty Duom…

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VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at the Signature 'Pas De Deux' From AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

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! In the spirit of celebrating theater and …

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VIDEO: Watch the 1985 'Rum Tum Tugger' Music Video From CATS Featuring Terrence Mann

In 1985 a music video was released for The Rum Tum Tugger, from Cats. The video aired on MTV, and featured Terrence Mann in the role.

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Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, April 7- with Marlee Matlin, Nick Kroll 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, April 7, 2020.

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VIDEO: Jessie Mueller and 80 Cast Members and Musicians From BEAUTIFUL Sing 'You've Got a Friend'

Cast members and musicians from the Tony Award winning Beautiful-The Carole King Musical have collaborated from their homes around the world to record a socially distanced version of a?…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:18AM

‘The Addams Family’ Musical Was Panned. Then It Became a Hit. by Laura Collins-Hughes

A rare show that retooled and flourished after its New York debut, the musical, a decade later, has endured in schools and through international productions.

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Playbill Viewing: Ann Reinking, Barry Bostwick, Barbara Harris, and More Spoofed 1930s Double Features in Movie Movie by Mark Peikert

Starring George C. Scott and Trish Van Devere, the Stanley Donen–directed movie lovingly sends up boxing movies and backstage musicals.

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VIDEO: Watch Marlee Matlin on STARS IN THE HOUSE with Seth Rudetsky- Live at 2pm!

Stars in The House continues today (2pm) with Marlee Matlin and tonight (8pm) for a TV Reunion of BARRY with Henry Winkler, D'Arcy Carden, and more!

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VIDEO: 70 West End Stars Perform 'Do You Hear the People Sing?' From LES MISERABLES

70 West End stars came together to perform a rendition of Do You Hear the People Sing? from Les Miserables. The group rallied in support of Acting For Others.

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Six Writers Will Join Composers From Around the World in Upcoming Signal Online Concert by Olivia Clement

Max Vernon and Andrew R. Butler will also take part in the global live streamed concert April 14.

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Jordin Sparks Swaps Pies for Cakes in Waitress-Themed Episode of Food Network's Buddy & Duff by Dan Meyer

The Broadway alum enlisted two A-list pastry chefs to create something special for her final performance.

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Jordin Sparks Swaps Pies for Cakes in Waitress-Themed Episode of Food Network's Buddy vs. Duff by Dan Meyer

The Broadway alum enlisted two A-list pastry chefs to create something special for her final performance.

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Watch Now: Cast of Beautiful Performs “You’ve Got a Friend” by Broadway Direct

The worldwide cast and musicians of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical performed "You've Got a Friend" from their respective homes to help support The Actors Fund, the national human service…

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Danny Mac & Jodie Prenger headline All the Web's a Stage fundraiser. Who's joining them?

What are your plans for Thursday 23 April 2020? For #StageFaves fans in quarantine, the stellar online fundraiser All the Web's a Stage (held on Shakespeare's birthday) will be an absolute m…

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Lips Together, Teeth Apart Review: Looking at Terrence McNally’s AIDS-era play in three new ways by New York Theater

There are at least three ways in which anyone must view the remarkable livestreamed reading of Terrence McNally’s 30-year-old play on YouTube on April 6th (the video of which you can view …

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NEWS: We Will Rock You reschedules new UK tour for early 2021 by Press Releases

Following the closure of all UK theatres during the coronavirus crisis, the 2020 UK tour of Queen & Ben Elton’s We Will Rock You has been rescheduled for early 2021.

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Cyprus Avenue, Royal Court Theatre online review - a mind in mesmerising meltdown by Matt Wolf

Stephen Rea rivets once again in David Ireland play One of the most blistering stage performances in recent memory gets a renewed lease on life with the streaming of the 2019 screen version…

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GRACE NOTES: Tuesday, April 7, 2020 by Susan Grace

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Cast Members From Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Sing Inspirational and Socially Distanced Version of 'You've Got a Friend' by Andrew Gans

Jessie and Abby Mueller, Chilina Kennedy, and Carole King herself are among the many lending their voices to the music video to benefit The Actors Fund.

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NEWS: Chichester launches Keep Connected with free stream of Flowers for Mrs Harris by Press Releases

For the first time, Chichester Festival Theatre will stream a selection of its archive productions online, beginning with its award-winning 2018 musical Flowers for Mrs Harris from this Thur…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 09:40AM

Karina Canellakis Named London Philharmonic’s Principal Guest Conductor by Artsjournal1

Before embarking on a conducting career in 2013, the 38-year-old American performed as a violinist in solo and chamber works as well as in the Berlin Philharmonic’s Academy Orchestra and t…

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Even More Jobs And Money Lost: Whitney Museum Lays Off 76 Employees by Artsjournal1

“Projecting a shortfall in revenue of at least $7 million by the end of this fiscal year, New York City’s Whitney Museum has laid off 76 staff members. In an email sent Thursday afternoo…

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First Person: Words of Hope From Arena Stage's Molly Smith

The theater's artistic director reflects on the power of theater and the rejuvenation that awaits us.

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James Drury, Star Of Long-Running TV Series ‘The Virginian’, Dead At 85 by Artsjournal1

“He played the laconic rancher with no name on the revolutionary NBC series. Among Westerns, only Gunsmoke and Bonanza lasted longer.” – The Hollywood Reporter

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VIDEO: Caravan of Angels Brings Virtual Concerts to Nursing Homes

Caravan of Angels is now bringing virtual concerts to nursing homes.

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VIDEO: Original MAMMA MIA Cast Members Perform For Sick Castmate Neal Wright

Original cast members of Mamma Mia! banded together to perform in honor of their castmate, Neal Wright, who is in the hospital due to COVID-19.

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VIDEO: Spencer Glass Uncovers Little-Known Broadway Musicals on IT'S THE DAY OF THE SHOW Y'ALL- Live at 1pm!

Need a new Broadway diversion to get you through the day? Check back today at 1pm to watch as BroadwayWorld's Spencer Glass broadcasts a very special episode of It's The Day of the Show Y'al…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:24AM

VIDEO: Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman Make WAITRESS-Inspired Cakes For Jordin Sparks

On Sunday night's episode of Buddy Vs. Duff, famous cake makers Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman make cakes inspired by Waitress the Musical for a wrap party thrown by Jordin Sparks!

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Broadway Catch Up: April 7 - Ali Ewoldt Leads a LES MIS Singalong, Caissie Levy Sings an Unplugged 'Let It Go', and More!

While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out yesterday's videos, from stars including …

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5-Star Theatricals Office Manager Allegedly Embezzled Over $130,000

According to VC Star, 5-Star Theatricals' office manager allegedly embezzled over $130,000 from the company.

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Andrea Bocelli Will Stream A Live Performance From The Duomo In Milan On Easter Sunday

On Easter Sunday, April 12, Italian tenor and global music icon Andrea Bocelli will give a solo performance at the historic Duomo, the cathedral of Milan, Italy.

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BroadwayHD Announces Delay of Release of FAME

BroadwayHD has just announced that it will not release Fame today, as it had previously announced. The streaming platform promises that the production will be available at some point.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:15AM

Celebrating 71 Years of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific by Ted Chapin

The original Broadway production, which won 10 Tony Awards, opened at the Majestic Theatre April 7, 1949.

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Stream Phoebe-Waller Bridge’s stage show of FLEABAG by Sean McLoughlin

If you didn’t get a chance to see Phoebe-Waller Bridge’s stage version of her hit television series Fleabag, you will

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Westfield News ArtsBeat 4/7/20 by Mark G. Auerbach

Westfield News ArtsBeat 4/7/20. Bushnell 2020-21 Broadway Season, season updates, and arts news for WMass and No.CT.

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Normal Ave to Launch QuaranStream, World-Premiere Plays Performed and Live Streamed From Home by Olivia Clement

The first short plays in the series will be by Lily Houghton, Yianni Papadimos, Megan Chan Meinero, and Andrew Frye.

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Final Main Stage Shows Selected for ITF 2020 by Christa Skiles

Eleven shows earned this honor The post Final Main Stage Shows Selected for ITF 2020 appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Zoom into The Tempest in new live interactive adaptation by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon An anarchic new adaptation of The Tempest will allow the audience to immerse themselves in Shakespeare’s classic story live via Zoom while in lockdown. This post Zoom into T…

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Another Salzburg Festival Canceled (But Not The Main One, Yet) by Artsjournal1

Just short of a month after the Salzburg Easter Festival was called off because of the pandemic, the Salzburg Whitsun Festival, directed by mezzo Cecilia Bartoli and scheduled for May 20-Jun…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 08:42AM

Latest SIGNAL ONLINE Concert To Feature New Work By Composers Of SIX, RAGS PARKLAND, THE VIEW UPSTAIRS, and More

Ground-breaking new musical theatre event SIGNAL ONLINE is being live-streamed around the world once again on Tuesday, 14 April 2020 at 7.30pm GMT (3.30pm EST) via YouTube. It features a ser…

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VIDEO: Apple Donates $10 Million to Lady Gaga's 'One World: Together At Home' Fundraising Special

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Global Citizen and the a??World Health Organization (WHO) a??are partnering for a special one-night event, 'One World: Together at Home.' Lady Gaga appe…

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VIDEO: Watch Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party, Featuring Billy Stritch, Constantine Maroulis, Max von Essen, and More!

The popular open mic night Jim Caruso's Cast Party has been a weekly tradition at Birdland for 17 years. Mr. Caruso created an online version of the variety show, which was streamed live o…

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Tituss Burgess Hosts New Cooking Competition Series DISHMANTLED for Quibi

The new streaming service Quibi has officially launched! One series airing on the platform is Dishmantled, a new cooking competition show hosted by Tituss Burgess! 

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The Shed Celebrates its One Year Anniversary

NYC's venue, The Shed is celebrating its first anniversary.

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VIDEO: High School Drama Student Creates One-Man IN THE HEIGHTS in Honor of Cancelled Production

One high school drama student has created an homage to his school's production of In the Heights, which was cancelled due to the current health crisis.

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How drama schools have moved their teaching online during the lockdown by John Byrne

With non-essential workers now confined to their homes, how are schools adapting to the coronavirus pandemic? Staff and students from institutions across

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Tell Me More | Episode 43: Linda Lavin on Life and Art in the Age of Coronavirus by Matt Tamanini

On today’s episode, Matt has the great fortune to speak with living legend, tony Award winner Linda Lavin.    The past few weeks were supposed to be an exciting time for Lavin, who was n…

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From One Captain to Another by Mo Brady

by Camden Gonzalez …

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When the aim of the game is to create a new game

From Super Mario Maker to a pizza parlour conceived by kids, users can become developers — with mixed results

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Original Mamma Mia! cast perform for hospitalised cast mate by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Watch the original cast of the hit musical Mamma Mia! perform especially for a hospitalised cast mate as the show celebrated its 21st anniversary yesterday. This post Origina…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 07:39AM

Ms. Broadway April 2020: Mrs. Doubtfire's Jenn Gambatese by JK

I've been smitten with Jenn Gambatese since I saw her as Jane in Tarzan. I'd actually seen her before in Hairspray, and since in Is He Dead? Now, I am really looking forward to seeing her …

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Coronavirus: National Theatre Wales plans digital programme to offer audiences live performance at home by Georgia Snow

National Theatre Wales is partnering with Welsh-language theatre company Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru and Cardiff’s Sherman Theatre on an initiative aiming to re-imagine

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Wise Children announce live video stream of its podcast by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Wise Children today announce they will be presenting the first video live stream edition of their long-running podcast series, Wise Children’s Detention. This post Wise Chi…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 07:08AM

Sincerely Louis CK review – #MeToo casualty returns with not-quite apology by Brian Logan

Available onlineThe comedian’s first standup special since he was disgraced in 2017 is heavy on self-pity and won’t appease those outraged by his behaviour Hottest front-room seats: the …

Linked From The Guardian at 07:03AM

VIDEO: The Marsh Family is Back With Another LES MISERABLES Cover

The Marsh family is back with another Les Miserables cover!

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Lookback: on gratitude by Terry Teachout

From 2010: Each day is, of course, its own challenge, and I’m sure that I’ll forget to be grateful for all my good fortune at some particularly exasperating point in the week to come. Bu…

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Look Back at the Original Broadway production of Rock of Ages by Marc J. Franklin

The jukebox musical opened at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre April 7, 2009.

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Revisit Hand to God on Broadway With Steven Boyer, Sarah Stiles, and More by Marc J. Franklin

The Tony-nominated production opened at the Booth Theatre April 7, 2015.

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Sutton Foster, Laura Osnes, and More in Anything Goes on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The Tony Award–winning revival opened at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre April 7, 2011.

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Almanac: Evelyn Waugh on happiness and good fortune by Terry Teachout

“Fortune is the least capricious of deities, and arranges things on the just and rigid system that no one shall be very happy for very long.” Evelyn Waugh, Labels (courtesy of Richard Z…

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Sutton Foster, Laura Osnes, and More Opened in Anything Goes on Broadway in 2011 by Marc J. Franklin

Kathleen Marshall directed and choreographed the Tony Award–winning revival at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Coronavirus: BECTU reaches agreement with SOLT and UK Theatre over job retention scheme by Giverny Masso

BECTU has reached an agreement with UK Theatre and the Society of London Theatre over the use of the government’s job retention

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Fleabag to be streamed online for charity by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Phoebe Waller-Bridge's stage production of Fleabag is to be streamed in aid of UK based charities combatting CIVID-19 and supporting those affected by it. This post Phoebe Wa…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 06:37AM

NEWS: Stephen Fry stars in radio play of The Understudy to raise funds for charity by Press Releases

A brand-new radio play of David Nicholls' hit 2005 comic novel The Understudy will be performed by a stellar cast including Stephen Fry and released next month to raise funds for the theatre…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 06:00AM
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Wake Up With BWW 4/7: West End Dark Until June, and More

Today's top stories: the West End will remain dark until June, the original cast of Hamilton reunited, and more!

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David Henry Hwang, Jenn Colella, Kate Rockwell, and More Will Appear Live On THE PRODUCER'S PERSPECTIVE LIVE! With Ken Davenport

Tony Award-winning Broadway Producer, Ken Davenport, announced new guests to appear on The Producer's Perspective Live, the daily livestream on his Facebook page inspired by the community of…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 05:48AM

Joy in the afternoon by Artsjournal1

This is, first of all, an expression of profound gratitude for the innumerable messages of sympathy I have received. I thought you might like to read about Hilary’s last good day. – Terr…

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A letter to unknown friends by Artsjournal1

A few days after my beloved Hilary received her double-lung transplant, I published an open letter in The Wall Street Journal addressed to the family of the anonymous organ donor whose lungs…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 05:18AM

Safety, Solvency, Service by Artsjournal1

These past few weeks, a whole world of arts organizations have been searching for, revisiting, or assembling-on-the-fly their emergency readiness plans as the pandemic turns that world upsid…

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Chichester Festival Theatre to stream new British Musical Flowers For Mrs Harris by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Chichester Festival Theatre is to stream a selection of its archive productions online, beginning with the new British musical Flowers for Mrs Harris This post Chichester Fes…

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Tanya Loretta Dee: ‘Be kind to yourself. Art will always be here when we need it’ by John Byrne

I didn’t expect to get into drama school – but I did. I was lucky to receive a full Dance and Drama

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Meditation coach Brenda Shankey: ‘Live in the moment. Life is a constant unknown’ by John Byrne

How did you start in theatre? I trained in public speaking, acting and singing from ages five to 16. Then I became

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‘A success which I intend to repeat’: LADY WINDERMERE’S FAN – Marquee TV (Online review) by John Chapman

This production of Lady Windermere’s Fan is mostly a strong account of a play that will always be overshadowed by Earnest and a very pleasant way to spend a locked down afternoon.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 4am (Broadway Time)

You Know You Have Developed Good Relationships When A Coal Miner Supports A Solar Power Project by Joe Patti

About two years ago I briefly mentioned a presentation made by Ben Fink at a conference about a community solar project Appalshop was working on in the heart of Kentucky coal country. Fink r…

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The Green Room: What do you think will change as a result of the pandemic? by Jon Dryden Taylor

Meet our panel: We have given our panellists pen-names and used stock images but their biographies reflect their real career details…​​​​​ Gary Abblett is

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Broadway's Always Been Edgy by Variety

Set during the Golden Age of Broadway, Emily Neuberger's new novel "A Tender Thing" reminds us musicals were made to push boundaries.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Finalists announced for the 2020 Gallipoli Art Prize by Arts Review

Soldiers bathing in Anzac Cove, a powerful portrait of 14-year-old Private James Martin in his ill-fitting Anzac uniform and a woman receiving devastating news via telegram – are just some…

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Recent Listening: Ernesto Cervini’s ‘Tetrahedron’ by Artsjournal1

The Canadian drummer’s new album manages to meld elements of contemporary electronica with references to developments in the six decades since John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman turned the …

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The Empty Space: What should have opened this week – Last Easter by Lyn Gardner

In the latest look at a show that should have opened this week but has been forced to close due to the

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If You’ve Got A Date, You Can Automate by Ceci Dadisman

Automating emails can be a huge time-saver, not to mention provide more relevant messages to the recipients. In addition to the standard automated emails sent when people sign up for your li…

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Last Chance! Watch Lips Together, Teeth Apart Starring Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ari Graynor, Celia Keenan-Bolger and Zachary Quinto by Broadway.com

On April 6, Broadway.com presented a livestream of Terrence McNally's Lips Together, Teeth Apart in honor of the late, great playwright. The special reading benefited the Broadway Cares/Eq…

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Hit musical Come From Away wins five Green Room Awards including Best Production by Arts Review

Come From Away continues to attract accolades around the world after a dominant performance at the 2020 Green Room Awards in Melbourne last night (Monday 6 April), collecting five awards. Co…

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Meet the artists determined to bring theatre to Italy’s prisons again after the lockdown by Nick Awde

Though their work with inmates has been suspended during the Covid-19 pandemic, Italian theatremakers celebrated Prison Theatre Day online and vow to

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Paul Clayton: We need to look after ourselves – and each other – during this crisis by Paul Clayton

As actors, we are used to having to fend for ourselves and not asking for help. Work, no work, low-paid work, no

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Pandemic Theatre Aesthetic by Jonathan Mandell

By Jonathan Mandell. Jonathan Mandell examines the new theatrical landscape brought on by COVID-19 and discusses the emerging aesthetic—one that is low-tech, low-key, one-on-one, close-up.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)

2020 Melbourne International Film Festival Cancelled by Arts Review

The Board and Management of the Melbourne International Film Festival have taken the difficult decision to cancel MIFF 2020 owing to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For 68 years, MIFF h…

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Love, Labor, Loop: (Object’s) Life according to Geumhyung Jeong by Eylül Fidan Akıncı

The history of puppetry is full of supernatural bodies on stage that dramatically or subtextually represent their quest of coming to life and gaining autonomy from their masters. A puppet’…

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Worth the Wait: Wait Wait Bo Bait by Lindsay Price

Wait Wait Bo Bait by Lindsay Price is a vignette play all about waiting that’s definitely worth the wait. A high school play with a separate middle school version, students of all ages wil…

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)

MSO invites children to jam with musicians from home this April by Arts Review

Calling all little (and big) kids at home! You are invited to join the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra every Wednesday at 10.00am throughout April for a sweet virtual musical ride through the m…

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Broadway Songs to Blast During Your Workout by Broadway Direct

A true Broadway fan knows that there’s never a bad time to blast show tunes. While working out may not be the most instinctive occasion to listen to Broadway tunes, there is no shortage of…

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Watch the Shakespeare’s Globe production of Hamlet for free! by Gabi Bergman

Earlier today, Shakespeare’s Globe released a filmed recording of their 2018 production of Hamlet. One of Shakespeare’s great tragedies, the

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child performance schedule update by Arts Review

The producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child have a commitment to the safety and peace of mind of all its audiences, cast and company, and theatre staff. In line with the latest govern…

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The new wave of radio drama bringing plays to your home

With live theatre on hold, playwrights and directors are finding fresh ways to maximise the dramatic potential of sound

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Netflix prison horror The Platform rings uncannily true today

Spanish director Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia talks about his debut, which has gained resonance at a time of confinement and food shortages

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BREAKING: Unemployment Line Announces Rush Policy by Broadway Beat

by Alec Brown. @brownta3. NEW YORK, NY - With millions of Americans out of work, the New York Department of Labor has been unable to keep up with the high demand of unemployment applications…

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11 Performances with Stage Stars to Watch Today, April 7 - See Henry Winkler, Marlee Matlin and others

With in-person theatre out of commission for the foreseeable future, many performers are sharing their talents online. Below are performances you can watch today, Tuesday, April 7, from the …

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“Sondheim 90th” Producers Already Busy Prepping “Lea Michele 34th” by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - The team behind this past Sunday’s starry Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration, a virtual concert tribute to composer Step…

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Phil Chan On Penning Final Bow for Yellowface: Dancing Between Intention & Impact by The Dance Enthusiast

Phil Chan On Penning Final Bow for Yellowface: Dancing Between Intention & Impact

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Ballet Hispánico B Unidos Instagram Video Series Continues 50th Anniversary Celebration by The Dance Enthusiast

Ballet Hispánico's B Unidos Instagram Video Series Continues 50th Anniversary Celebration

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The STREB Extreme Action Company Launches STREB Remote Programming by The Dance Enthusiast

The STREB Extreme Action Company Launches STREB Remote Programming

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The Dance Enthusiast's Social Distance Dance Video Series: JoAnna Mendl Shaw and Equus Projects Dust Trees, Dance By Lake Eerie, and Share Small Delig by The Dance Enthusiast

In The Dance Enthusiast's Social Distance Dance Video Series: JoAnna Mendl Shaw and Equus Project's Dust Trees, Dance By Lake Eerie, and Share Small Delights: JoAnna Mendl Shaw says, "This e…

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