Monday, July 6, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Guide to the classics: The War of the Worlds by Arts Review

Spoiler alert: this story details how The War of the Worlds ends. The latest screen adaption of H. G. Wells’ 1898 modern masterwork The War of the Worlds will hit our screens this week. Co…

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'Never Known A Kinder Person': Actor Nick Cordero Dies Of COVID-19 At 41 by Jeff Lunden

The Broadway actor was nominated for a Tony Award for his performance in Bullets Over Broadway. Cordero had been working on a production of Rock of Ages when he developed symptoms of pneumon…

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Britain Announces A $2 Billion Rescue Package For The Arts by Frank Langfitt

The package, announced Sunday, includes grants and loans that theaters, museums, live music venues and others can use to pay salaries and maintenance costs as they try to survive during the …

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Will streaming replace live performance? by Sarah Johnson

There is definitely an argument to be made for live streaming rather than live performances. But will we end up

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Monday, July 6, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Tony Winner John Lloyd Young to Perform Live Concert From The Space In Las Vegas

The Space in Las Vegas continues its Live Streaming Digital Concerts with Tony Award Winner John Lloyd Young. Star of the hit musical 'Jersey Boys' on both Broadway and the Clint Eastwood-di…

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Shoshana Bean Returns for Third Annual Beaverton High School Fundraiser

Powerhouse vocalist and Broadway star Shoshana Bean is back for her third fundraiser for Beaverton High School's performing arts department. But, instead of packing her alma mater's auditori…

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Monday, July 6, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Applications for 2020 Rob Guest Endowment Now Open by Arts Review

Applications are now open for the 2020 Rob Guest Endowment, one of Australia’s most exciting scholarship programs providing financial assistance and industry support to the next generation…

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Powerful new stage work to be created in Queensland by Peter J Snee

In much-needed exciting news for the arts, a powerful new Australian stage work is set to be developed as a

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Actors’ Equity, Broadway community mourn death of Nick Cordero by Caitlin Huston

Actors’ Equity issued a statement Monday mourning the death of actor Nick Cordero. Cordero passed away July 5 after contracting COVID-19 and spending 95 days in the intensive care unit at …

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Monday, July 6, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

New Apples and Les Blancs by David Sheward

As the hiatus from live theater continues with no respite in sight until at least 2021, we draw what sustenance we can from Zoom plays, archival broadcasts, benefit readings, and Hamilton on…

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Delay May Appear Wise, But Is The Outcome The Same? by Joe Patti

Interesting short piece on the FastCompany website that points out the current uncertainty about the future created the the Covid-19 pandemic makes deferring on a decision seem the wise opti…

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Monday, July 6, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Seth Rudetsky Throws a Birthday Party for Husband James Wesley on Stars in the House by Andrew Gans

The live stream benefiting The Actors Fund will feature surprise guests.

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‘Hamilton’ and the Historical Record: Frequently Asked Questions by Jennifer Schuessler

The Disney+ filmed version has fans wondering what’s accurate. Historians are fans, too, and they have answers, along with caveats.

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Arts partnership ignites a spark for First Nations playwrights by Peter J Snee

Six young aspiring First Nations playwrights will soon take an important step towards realising their writing dreams thanks to a

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HAMILTON Film Ineligible for Oscars; Emmy Consideration Possible

Despite its hugely popular launch on Disney+ this weekend, the film of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton will not be eligible for consideration at the Academy Awards.

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WATCH: Livestream No Exit Theatre Collective's Abridged, Pride-Inspired A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Tonight at 7 p.m. ET on BroadwayWorld

Tonight at 7 p.m. ET, No Exit Theatre Collective (NETC) will present William Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' in their live-streamed Fortnightly Reading Series: Pride Edition! You …

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Monday, July 6, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Coronavirus package to support UK Culture won’t save every job by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The arts industries made it known catastrophe lay ahead unless Coronavirus package came from the government. A £1.57 billion package is announced. This post Coronavirus pack…

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Michelangelo: Portrait Of The Artist As An Old Man by Artsjournal

When Michelangelo turned seventy, as he does at the beginning of Michelangelo, God’s Architect, he had nineteen more years to live, every one of them spent at work. As dear friends died an…

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Actors' Equity Association Mourns The Loss Of Member Nick Cordero

Actors' Equity Association mourns the loss of union member Nick Cordero, who lost his battle with COVID-19 on July 5.

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‘Mother Daughter Widow Wife’ by Robin Wasserman by Kirsten Bowen

In Robin Wasserman’s new novel, a woman arrives in Philadelphia with no memory. Years later, her daughter sets out to find out what happened to her there, and why she has left again. Kirst…

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Monday, July 6, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Producing Artistic Director M. Bevin O’Gara Departs Kitchen Theatre by American Theatre Editors

Also leaving the company as of June 30, 2020, was associate producing director Lesley Greene.

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'It's my second home': UK arts figures pick the theatres that inspired them by Compiled By Chris Wiegand

Arts venues have been hit hard by the pandemic and are still unable to stage live performances. In a new series, we celebrate their essential role Continue reading...

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Châtelet in Paris launches lockdown festival with street dance and Stockhausen by Lyndsey Winship

Powerful political dance from Brooklyn’s FlexN and the spectacle of the Helicopter String Quartet are part of British artistic director’s programme Paris’s Théâtre du Châtelet reope…

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The Guardian view on £1.5bn for the arts: the shows will go on | Editorial by Editorial

Culture needed a lifeline, and has got one. Now the sector must avoid treading water There are as many reasons to applaud the UK government’s decision to pump £1.57bn into the arts as the…

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Toast review – a fresh twist on Nigel Slater's childhood tales by Arifa Akbar

Available onlineThe chef’s mouth-watering memoir is now a ‘part radio play, part animated film’ in which even a biscuit is a trigger for grief Nigel Slater’s feted memoir has been re…

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With Actors' Equity Approval, 2 Massachusetts Theatres Will Begin Performances in August by Olivia Clement

Berkshire Theatre Group will stage Godspell outdoors, and Barrington Stage Company will present Harry Clarke.

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Marisha Wallace on Finding Opportunities in London and Working with RuPaul's Drag Race Stars by Caitlin Moynihan

Marisha Wallace has been working nonstop for the past eight years—going from the first national tour of The Book of Mormon in 2012 to starring as Motormouth Maybelle in the upcoming London…

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Actors' Equity Approves Reopening of First Two Theaters Since Shutdown by Caitlin Moynihan

With the recent announcement that Broadway theaters will remain closed for the remainder of 2020, Actors’ Equity has approved the reopening of two regional theaters. Barrington Stage Compa…

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BWW Interview: Jessica Blank & Erik Jensen Bring Frontline Stories Center Stage with THE LINE

On July 8 (7:30pm) The Public Theater will present the world premiere of THE LINE, written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen and directed by Blank . The live-streamed play, bringing first-pe…

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BWW Prompts: HAMILTON Taught Me...

We want to hear from you! Submit your response to our daily #bwwprompts, where each day we'll be asking our readers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram questions to spark some theater c…

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BWW TV: Michael Riedel Talks A CHORUS LINE, Michael Bennett and More for BroadwayWorld Book Club

Calling all theater nerds, book lovers, history buffs and everyone in between! BroadwayWorld is presenting its next selection for BroadwayWorld Book Club, and if you've ever wanted to take a…

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Listen to Beth Malone On the Latest Episode of HOMOPHILIA

Tony nominee Beth Malone delights Dave Holmes and Matt McConkey with all the ways she tried to not realize she was gay before she met her wife on the latest episode of Homophilia.

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Playbill Streaming Guide: What to Watch July 6–10 by Ryan McPhee

From tales from Tatiana Maslany to tunes from Bernadette Peters, here's what you can catch online.

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School As We Knew It Is Over. Long Live School! by Artsjournal

“School” as we knew it is over — but that doesn’t mean learning has to be. Learning is a universal activity across human societies; school as we knew it is a recent, unusual, self-co…

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Big Problem For The Arts: Insurers Won’t Insure Against Virus Cancellations by Artsjournal

“Right now most insurers, if not all, have come out with a virus or communicable disease exclusion that they’re putting on their policies.” – Reuters

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A Need To Redefine Black Music by Artsjournal

If Black lives matter now more than ever, hearing Black liveness in classical music also matters. The alternative is an addiction to exclusion that ends, as addictions often do, in impoveris…

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Royal Roundup! All We Wanna Do Is Showcase SIX's Ex-Wives!

On the 6th of July, there is "No Way" we can't help but think of the SIX ex-wives of Henry VIII. The talented ladies set to assume roles in this royal pop-infused musical by Toby Marlow and …

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Actors' Equity Approves First Two Theaters to Resume Performances Since Industry Suspension in March

Actors' Equity Association has announced that it has approved two Massachusetts theaters to resume performances in the coming months.

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Monday, July 6, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Berkshire Theatre Group to Produce First Musical in the US to be Approved by Actors' Equity in the Wake of the Health Crisis

Berkshire Theatre Group has announced they will be producing Godspell this summer - the first musical in the United States to be approved by Actors' Equity Association in the wake of the COV…

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Watch the Cast of Girl From the North Country Virtually Perform 'Make You Feel My Love' and 'Pressing On' by Dan Meyer

Jeannette Bayardelle, Austin Scott, Mare Winningham, and more performed during CNN's The Fourth of America broadcast.

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Theatre News: Bel Cantanti continues to bring high quality opera to our community during the pandemic by News Desk (organization-Submitted Press Release)

Dear friends and followers of Bel Cantanti Opera, I’m writing to share the exciting news about our efforts to bringhigh quality opera to our community during the pandemic.  I’m alsoaski…

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The Actors Fund and Broadway Cares Launch Senior Safety Net Campaign by Dan Meyer

Donations will be matched up to $100,000.

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When a pandemic means having time to change your mind by Josh Herren

Stay-at-home orders could be an excuse to become even more set in our ways, but when Joshua Herren decided to do the opposite, he surprised himself.

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Interview: Actor Tim Palmer talks ‘The Listening Room,’ his Shakespearean dream role, and moving from a small English town to NYC by Erin Kahn

For actor Tim Palmer, born and raised in the English countryside, moving to NYC to pursue theatre was a bit of a culture shock. But if his recent explosive performance in Nylon Fusion’s T…

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Invisible Diaries: Lay Your Burdens Down Day by David Geary

I’ve hit the wall. The big move is over but moving the “small stuff” all day reminded me how important it is to take breaks and lay your burdens down. We’re so “on and available”…

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How To Audition for Shakespeare by Performerstuff

How To Audition for Shakespeare Rose Helsinger June 30th, 2020 Auditioning for Shakespeare can be a daunting task. How do I choose the right monologue? Do I do an accent? Do I need to p…

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Actors’ Equity Signs Off on Live Theater in the Berkshires by Michael Paulson

Theaters in the Berkshires are planning live shows, “Godspell” and “Harry Clarke,” with limited audiences and virus-related protocols in place. One will be indoors, and one outdoors.

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Monday, July 6, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Five Factors to Consider When Choosing a Graduate Program by Performerstuff

Five Factors to Consider When Choosing a Graduate Program Written by: Amanda Grace July 5, 2020 The last three months of my pre-isolation life were devoted to finding my ideal graduat…

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Black Theatre United's Inaugural Event Features Audra McDonald & NAACP Legal Defense Fund President Sherrilyn Ifill by Lindsey Sullivan

Black Theatre United, a coalition that intends to elevate causes or overturn policies that target Black people in any community, will have its inaugural event, called Activating Black Artis…

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Watch the July Episode of Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal, Featuring LaChanze & More by

The latest episode of the monthly series Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal is here! Hosted by PIX11's Emmy-winning anchor Tamsen Fadal, and powered by, the July episode focu…

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Pressing On! Watch These Powerful Performances from the Cast of Girl From the North Country by Lindsey Sullivan

In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, the Broadway company of Girl From the North Country has come together to offer words of hope. The cast, including Mare Winningham, Marc Kudisch, Colton R…

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See Girl From the North Country's Jeannette Bayardelle's Take on Sunday in the Park with George by Lindsey Sullivan

Girl From the North Country's Jeannette Bayardelle took over Bernadette Peters' Instagram account on July 6, and she also took on one of Peters' most famous roles: Dot in Sunday in the Pa…

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The Moustrap, the World's Longest-Running Play, Announces London Return Date by Caitlin Moynihan

The case is back on! Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap will resume performances at St. Martin’s Theatre in the West End on October 23, 2020. The play suspended performances earlier this yea…

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L Morgan Lee, Jacob Dickey, Marc DelaCruz, Raymond J. Lee, Brynn Williams, More Set for July New York Theatre Barn Showcases by Dan Meyer

The Off-Broadway company continues to host weekly free live streams of musical excerpts.

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#WhileWeBreathe Benefit to Premiere 11 New Works Written in Response to the Current Moment by Olivia Clement

Nathan Alan Davis and Karen Zacarias are among the participating playwrights in the evening of creative protest.

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VIDEO: Watch a Birthday Celebration on STARS IN THE HOUSE- Live at 8pm!

Stars in the House continues today (8pm) for Seth's Virtual Birthday Party for James with some surprise guests!

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Watch: The National Theatre’s ‘Les Blancs’ by Matthew Wexler

"Les Blancs" is a powerful work that confronts the hope and tragedy of revolution, and marks the National Theatre debut of the multi-award-winning director Yaël Farber. The post Watch: The…

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Boris Johnson Pledges £1.5 Billion Support For The Arts by Artsjournal

Boris Johnson said arts and culture were the soul of the nation. “They make our country great and are the lynchpin of our world-beating and fast-growing creative industries,” the prime m…

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Why Did Blockbuster Lose to Netflix? by Artsjournal

Blockbuster, it turns out, ended up doing a very good job of fighting back against Netflix and might well have won, but it made some fundamental mistakes that ended up dooming its future. …

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Will “Hamilton” On Disney Bring A New Audience To The Theatre? by Artsjournal

“Hamilton’s premiere on such an accessible platform marks a potential for genuine change and improvement in the future. I know that nothing will ever replace the feeling of being in a re…

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VIDEO: Get a First Look at Episode 8 of CENTRAL PARK on Apple TV!

Apple TV+ has shared a clip from the 8th episode of Central Park, entitled a?oeHot Ovena?? premiering Friday, July 10.

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16 Broadway Plays and Musicals You Can Watch On Stage From Home by Logan Culwell-Block

From Hamilton to Newsies, we’re running down some of the best filmed Broadway shows—and where to find them.

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BroadwayWorld Readers Share Their Hamilton Film Weekend Watch Parties!

We asked you to share your weekend #HamilfilmWatchParty with us and you delivered! From fun snacks and costumes to great decorations, check out our reader's watch parties!

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#iPlan2Live takes over TikTok by Kt Hawbaker

Kale Williams initiates an online movement celebrating Black softness and purpose. Like all great social justice movements, Chicagoan Kale Williams's revolution …

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Socially distanced protests meant to criticise the UK Government's approach towards the art sector postponed

Originally scheduled to take place on 11 July, the planned demonstration will now be put on hold in light of the UK Government's recently announced £1.57 billion rescue package for the arts…

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Monday, July 6, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Beth Malone, George Bartenieff and More to Star in Reading of OTHER THAN WE

Andrew Revkin, founding director of a new Initiative on Communication and Sustainability at Columbia University's Earth Institute, is hosting a Sunday Brunch Reading of Obie award-winning Th…

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Review: Scenes for Survival – Birdie’s Dilemma, National Theatre of Scotland by Mirren Wilson

Review: Scenes for Survival - Birdie's Dilemma, National Theatre of Scotland3.0starsWith 3 broadcasts a week, the National Theatre of Scotland are producing new works at a rapid and impressi…

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Review: Scenes for Survival – When?, National Theatre of Scotland by Shirley Both

Review: Scenes for Survival - When?, National Theatre of Scotland 4.0stars Scenes of Survival is a collection of digital performances supported by BBC’s Arts’ ‘Culture in Quarantine’…

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Idina Menzel, Jessie Mueller, Andrew Barth Feldman and More to Appear on New Podcast E-TICKET TO BROADWAY

David Alpert, in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, has announced the launch of E-TICKET TO BROADWAY, a brand new podcast that features Broadway stars chatting about their love o…

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Somáh Haaland: ‘We Have a Lot to Say’ by American Theatre Editors

The New Mexico performer/writer/activist talks storytelling, systemic inequity, and Indigenous representation.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Makes His Second Appearance on THE HAMILCAST

With Broadway remaining dark through 2020, Gillian Pensavalle, the host of podcasts The Hamilcast and True Crime Obsessed brings you a healthy dose of all things Hamilton with two Hamilcast …

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State arts council distributes $2.3 million to arts groups by Marylynne Pitz / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In Western Pennsylvania, 68 arts groups will each receive $1,930 in federal funds to help them during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Horticulture, Theater, and Social Justice After the Pandemic by Steven Morris

"With similar disillusion over the disconnect between cause and effect, between reason and policy, and like so many others, I’ve cultivated what could be called a Covid garden of fruits an…

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How Sara Bareilles Came to Be the New Voice of Marlo Thomas’ ‘Free to Be...You and Me’ by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth pays homage to Nick Cordero and reveals the origin story of two new versions of Free to Be songs from Bareilles and the Broadway Inspirational Vo…

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We check in with Broadway and West End star Marisha Wallace! 

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Arts Venues Across the U.K. to Receive Government Emergency Support Package by Lindsey Sullivan

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has theaters shut down across the world. While many theater makers are exploring creative solutions, in the form of socially distant productions or extensive t…

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Exclusive: RIP Nick Cordero, Beloved Tony Nominated Broadway Star Who Spent 91 Days in Hospital with COVID by Roger Friedman

UPDATE Unfortunately, I can confirm that the story is true. Nick is said to have passed around 11:30am at Cedars Sinai in

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“Hamilton” CD Soars Back to Number 1 on iTunes, Sells More Copies Over Weekend than It Did Last Week by Roger Friedman

“Hamilton” is on Disney Plus so we’re never going to know how well it’s doing, or did on its first weekend of

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Nick Cordero’s Wife, Amanda, Writes About His Tragic Death: “My heart is broken as I cannot imagine our lives without him” by Roger Friedman

Amanda Kloots, Nick Cordero’s devoted wife, has posted a long, sad message to Instagram following her husband’s death. She writes: “God has

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#KeepSharingTheMic #PassTheMic Broadway Edition Round 2 Is Showcasing More Fantastic Women in the Arts

#KeepSharingTheMic is back with #PassTheMic Broadway Edition Round 2. We are showcasing even more fantastic women participating in this series from our theatre industry.

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Denis Jones Will Talk Holiday Inn, Honeymoon in Vegas, More on The Broadway Q&A by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony-nominated choreographer will answer your questions during the July 8 live stream.

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Monday, July 6, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

RELIC (dir. Natalie Erika James): Film review by Dan Scully

The scariest thing I can think of, outside of a talking octopus that walks on land, is mental decline

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Upcoming Metropolitan Opera Streams Include Netrebko in Eugene Onegin, a Classic Tristan und Isolde by Ryan McPhee

The Nightly Met Streams series continues with seven more titles.

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NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Concerned At Long Shutdown Of NYC Arts & Culture That “Make New York City New York City” by Jillg366

New York Governor Andrew said Monday he’s “concerned” at the prolonged shutdown of New York City’s cultural industry as the city moves into Phase 3 today with key businesses still sh…

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Theatre Review: 2016 Broadway Production of ‘Hamilton’ (Streaming on Disney+) by Susan Brall

This summer’s bargain may well be a subscription for one month for the new Disney+ streaming service. The 2016 Broadway production of “Hamilton” with the original cast is available on …

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Donny Osmond-Led Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat to Stream Again July 10 by Dan Meyer

The Shows Must Go On! series concludes its season with a rebroadcast of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical.

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Review: Les Blancs (The Whites), National Theatre stream of Lorraine Hansberry’s last play by Jonathan Mandell

Lorraine Hansberry’s third and final Broadway play, which is being presented online through July 9 in a dark, expressionistic production directed in 2016 by Yael Farber for the National T…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Returns to The Hamilcast to Talk About the Hamilton Film

The second part of the interview will be available next week.

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#While We Breathe: A Night of Creative Protest to Aid in Fight for Racial Justice

The event will feature at least 11 works to benefit the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and more.

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Join Bernadette Peters and Michael Urie for Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert Watch Party by Andrew Gans

The concert, filmed in 2009 at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre, will be streamed on Playbill to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Everything Else Theatrelovers Can Watch on Disney+ in Addition to Hamilton by Dan Meyer

From beloved classic movie musicals to new series, here are additional titles you can enjoy with your new Disney+ account!

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VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of PORGY AND BESS Starring Eric Owens and Angel Blue on PBS

Great Performances at the Met: The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess premieres Friday, July 17 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).

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Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, July 6- with Melissa Errico, Jay Armstrong Johnson & More!

Today (July 6) in live streaming: the conclusion of Broadway's Next on Stage, a Stars in the House birthday and so much more!

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Kyle Taylor Parker to Release Sophomore Album BROADWAY SOUL VOL. 2

Kinky Boots Star, Kyle Taylor Parker joins forces with Broadway veterans to deliver his sophomore album, a?oeBroadway Soul, Vol.2a??

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Mourning the Death of Broadway Actor Nick Cordero by Matthew Wexler

Broadway actor Nick Cordero succumbed to COVID-19 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on July 5. The post Mourning the Death of Broadway Actor Nick Cordero appeared first on The Br…

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VIDEO: Ben Platt Talks THE POLITICIAN & Quarantining in His Childhood Home on TAMRON HALL

On the Monday, July 6th edition of 'Tamron Hall,' Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award-winning actor and musician Ben Platt joined the show to discuss the second season of Netflix's 'The Politician'

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More Goodbye, Columbus, In Baltimore This Time by Artsjournal2

Protesters pulled down the status and dragged it to Inner Harbor, where they dumped it. “The Columbus statue was dragged down as people marched across the city Saturday demanding reallocat…

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Dana Canedy Named New Publisher At Simon and Schuster by Artsjournal

Since 2017, Ms. Canedy, 55, has been the administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes, overseeing a period when the awards have acknowledged an increasingly diverse body of work, including the music…

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Hamilton: Where Are Peggy (And All Of The Other Cast Members) Now? by Artsjournal2

So you caught the Hamilton addiction, but that’s only one streaming performance … where are the Schuyler sisters, where are the soldier boys, where are the generals now? – The New York…

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The Metropolitan Opera’s Uncertain Future by Artsjournal

“We have raised $60m in funding over the past few months,” says Peter Gelb. “This has solved the immediate problem of the cancellation of the last weeks of the 2019-20 season and the l…

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BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams- Cole Escola Joins to Talk Bernadette Peters Live!

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to actor and comedian Cole Escola about 'Bernadette Peters Live from Royal Festival Hall' in London. In this concert, Bernadette performs favorite songs …

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Theatre Review: ‘Les Blancs,’ brought to streaming by the National Theatre, England by Mary Ann Johnson

This filmed play is an enhanced archive recording from 2016 and features the original English cast. This is an incredibly thoughtful and anguished work and brilliantly produced. . . . It is …

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Voting Open For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Album Awards

Voting has opened for the 2020 BWW Albums/CDs Awards, recognizing the best releases from 2019 & 2020.

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Monday, July 6, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)

Jazz Review: “Songs of World War II” by the Eric Felten Quartet, streaming at Blues Alley by Dr. Mark Dreisonstok

On July 3, the eve of U.S. Independence Day, the Eric Felten Jazz Quartet appeared at the Blues Alley Jazz Supper Club in Georgetown. The event showcased the swing music culture of the Secon…

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New York Theatre Barn to Feature New Musicals From Jaime Cepero, Joey Contreras, Zoe Sarnak & More

New York Theatre Barn will continue to host weekly free live streams of its New Works Series each Wednesday evening at 7PM ET. Upcoming July installments of the series include excerpts from …

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#WHILEWEBREATHE: A NIGHT OF CREATIVE PROTEST to Feature Works by Charles Randolph-Wright, Arvind Ethan David & More

Producers Brian Moreland and Arvind Ethan David have announced #WhileWeBreathe: A Night of Creative Protest in benefit of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc and The Bail Proj…

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George Street Playhouse’s Popular Summer Theatre Academy is a Virtual hit with young learners by Ruth Ross

George Street Playhouse’s popular Summer Theatre Academy, a mainstay of New Brunswick-area youth summer programs, will launch a new series of virtual learning opportunities this July.

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Muny's Our Leading Men, Featuring Mykal Kilgore, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Davis Gaines, and Ben Davis, Streams July 6 by Andrew Gans

The St. Louis venue is offering 10 weeks of online programming.

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Tune in to The Muny's OUR LEADING MEN Stream Tonight, Featuring Jay Armstrong Johnson, Davis Gaines and More

The fourth installment of Muny Magic in Your Home will feature four of The Muny's most talented and beloved leading men from recent seasons.

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VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Tackles Current Events to the Tune of 'Poor Unfortunate Souls' in Latest Parody

In his latest musical parody, Randy Rainbow tackles Trump's rally in Tulsa, the spike in COVID-19 cases and more, set to the tune of Poor Unfortunate Souls.

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Ian Paget Joins Built for the Stage for Playbill's Monday Motivation by Mark Peikert

The This Ain't No Disco and Mamma Mia! alum joins BFTS founder Joe Rosko for a quick round of ab exercises.

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Sergio Trujillo Joins Playbill Live to Answer Your Questions With Raúl Esparza, Shereen Pimentel, More by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony-winning Ain't Too Proud and On Your Feet! choreographer will be live on The Broadway Q&A from Playbill and The Growing Studio at 1 PM ET.

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Monday, July 6, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Moving Tributes to Nick Cordero Shared by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Stiller and Viola Davis by Helen Holmes, Helen Holmes

Broadway star Nick Cordero, who passed away after spending months in the hospital battling coronavirus, was remembered by friends Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Stiller and Josh Gad.

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Tanglewood and Santa Fe festivals give a taste of summer music

Though their planned programmes have been cancelled, the two prestigious US festivals are staging engaging online events

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U.K. to Distribute £1.57 Billion in Grants and Loans for Theatre and Art Institutions by Ryan McPhee

The relief package follows myriad pleas and campaigns in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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(Transcript) Oliver Dowden goes on BBC Radio Four's Today programme to talk about Government's arts support package and the panto season

It has been reported earlier today that Oliver Dowden has cast doubt on whether the 2020 Christmas pantomime season can go ahead. The UK Culture Secretary stated that without social distanci…

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Hill-Stead Museum launches multicultural concert series with theater, music and dance ‘From the Porch’ by Christopher Arnott

The Hill-Stead Museum's new "From the Porch" summer series gives opportunities to theater and dance companies whose own spaces are still shuttered. Playhouse on Park, Sonia Plumb Dance Compa…

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Broadway Actor Nick Cordero Dead at 41 of Coronavirus by Michael Paulson

The Broadway actor’s battle with the coronavirus was followed closely by many as his wife chronicled his experience on social media.

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The Mousetrap FAQ: Your essential guide to the longest running show of all time

The case re-opens 23 October 2020 and you won't want to miss it! Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap is officially returning to the stage for its 68th year in the West End. Staged in one of Lon…

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'Weird Al' Yankovic Puts Polka Spin on Hamilton Movie with New Video by Lindsey Sullivan

Hamilton fans likely had multiple viewings of the new movie over the holiday weekend, and "Weird Al" Yankovic appears to be no exception. With Lin-Manuel Miranda's enthusiastic blessing,…

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QuaranToons: See Satine of Moulin Rouge! Hop on the Bread-Baking Bandwagon by Lindsey Sullivan contributor Tug Rice has been thinking up what our favorite Broadway characters are doing while theaters are closed and they're in quarantine. So, what is Moulin Rouge!'s sparkl…

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Watch Kelli O'Hara, Brian Stokes Mitchell & More in PBS' 40th Annual A Capitol Fourth Concert by Lindsey Sullivan

As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, PBS' 40th annual A Capitol Fourth concert was not held live on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol as planned. Instead, stage and screen stars Vanessa Willi…

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VIDEOS: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Company Performs 'Pressing On' and 'To Make You Feel My Love'

Two new videos were released today featuring the company of the Broadway musical Girl from the North Country. 

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VIDEO: The NEXT ON STAGE Winners Announced TONIGHT at 8pm ET

We're announcing the winners of our first-ever Next on Stage singing competition! Who will win? Tune in to find out!

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Arnetia Walker and Stephen Nachamie Launch JUST ONE STEP FOR DEMOCRACY

Actor Arnetia Walker and director Stephen Nachamie have launched Just One Step for Democracy, a coalition of performing artists and activists seeking to effect a more just society, empower…

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Jennifer Pernia Launches New Podcast THE BOLD TYPE, Featuring Latinx People in the Arts

Jennifer Pernia has launched a new podcast called The Bold Type, that features inspiring Latinos making it in the arts on and offstage.

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[New Podcasts] The Producer’s Perspective: Live from The Pandemic

Recording my podcast has become a wee bit challenging over the last several months. That’s one of the reasons why I pivoted and started my livestream. And after only three months of going …

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The Latinx Playwrights Circle Launches The Greater Good Commission and Theater Festival

Darrel Alejandro Holnes, the Latinx Playwrights Circle, and Pregones Theater/PRTT announced the launch of the Greater Good Commission and Theater Festival.

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Monday, July 6, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)

On Frank Morgan’s Older Brother Ralph by Trav S.D.

We are nothing if not thorough on Travalanche. But only reasonably thorough. Frank Morgan had ten siblings but we shan’t be doing posts on them all. It’s just that his older brother Ralp…

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Some Of Hollywood Gets To Avoid The UK’s Quarantine Rules by Artsjournal2

Why? Money. Also, Tom Cruise had a chat with the minister. “We want the industry to bounce back and exempting small numbers of essential cast and crew from quarantine is part of our contin…

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A Van Gogh Drive-In by Artsjournal2

The “immersive” show had to be adjusted from a walk-in experience in Paris for Covid-19 safety in Toronto. – BBC

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Broadway Actor Nick Cordero, 41, Dies Of Complications From Coronavirus by Artsjournal2

The actor’s leg was amputated, and he was placed in a medically induced coma for weeks, in an effort to stop the virus. One review of Cordero’s performance in A Bronx Tale: “The terrif…

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The ‘Hamilton’ Watch Party Revealed Many A Secret Detail by Artsjournal2

There were LMM handwritten lyrics, a Daveed Diggs improv that added a lot to TJ’s character, and oh so much more. – Vulture

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Will Netflix Save UK Theatre? by Artsjournal2

That is, Netflix, Sam Mendes, Steven Spielberg, and a series of small grants. “The fund will provide short-term relief to hundreds of theater workers and freelancers across the U.K., and p…

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A Classic Science Fiction Trilogy With Ideas So Wild That Only Our Time Could Match Them by Artsjournal2

As Isaac Asimov’s Foundation series gets shot around the virus in five different countries (“Our main stages are in Europe, in countries that are super safe at the moment,” the executi…

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That Final, Romantic Cinderella Elbow Bump by Artsjournal2

Theatre continues, in some ways weird or alarming and in other ways perfectly creative, during the lockdowns, shutdowns, quarantines, and pandemic numbers spikes. – The New York Times

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The UK Announces A 1.5 Billion-Pound Bailout For The Arts by Artsjournal2

After months of waffling – and infuriating the arts sectors in the UK – the Tory government finally came through. One playwright: “If this package is as ambitious as it looks, then con…

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Saroj Khan, Choreographer Of Bollywood, 71 by Artsjournal2

Khan spent more than 60 years in the film industry. She “was a pioneer, one of the few women working behind the camera at a time when nearly all the technicians were men. She joined the in…

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When Artists Are No Longer Afraid To Speak Out by Artsjournal2

Atlanta-based actor Stephanie Peyton: “We’re all stuck with this whole COVID thing. And so we have nothing better to do than to be on our social media and see these new videos every day …

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Film Composer Ennio Morricone, 91 by Artsjournal

Mr. Morricone scored many popular films of the past 40 years: Édouard Molinaro’s “La Cage aux Folles” (1978), Mr. Carpenter’s “The Thing” (1982), Mr. De Palma’s “The Untouch…

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When Lungs opened at the Old Vic back in October last year, it gained positive reviews for its take on relationships in a complicated world and the strong performances from both Matt Smith a…

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Watch Angel Blue and Eric Owens in a Sneak Peek of PBS' Porgy and Bess Broadcast by Dan Meyer

The performance airs July 17 as part of the network's Great Performances at the Met series.

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Review: Light On Showcase, Online by Josh Maughan

Review: Light On Showcase, Online 3.0Average Stars In a time such as lockdown, oppressed voices in the industry, like those of women, have the potential to be neglected even more. That is wh…

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Livestreaming The Revival Is Coming

By . National Black Theatre presents The Revival Is Coming livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at on Thursday 9 July 2020 at 11:30 a.m.

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A Look Back at Tony Nominee Nick Cordero on the Stage by Playbill Staff

The beloved actor, known for his work in A Bronx Tale, Waitress, and more, passed away July 5.

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Black Theatre Girl Magic to Hold Town Hall on BIPOC Equity in the Arts by Olivia Clement

The live streamed conversation will bring theatre company leaders together and present actionable steps for a more equitable future.

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Guardians of Movement by Anita Martin

Dance captains are unsung heroes of choreography The post Guardians of Movement appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Hot Clip of the Day: Ephraim Sykes in a "Thriller" of a Clip Ahead of MJ The Musical

Following a fun #Ham4Ham Halloween show we saved from last week, Lin, Seth and future Michael Jackson in 2021's MJ The Musical Ephraim Sykes launched into a lip sync/dance of Michael Jackson…

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The Theatre Community Remembers the Life and Work of Nick Cordero by Kerri Kearse

Broadway artists and more took to social media to share their memories of the performer, who died July 5 after a battle with the coronavirus.

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Girl From the North Country Releases Two New Videos

The videos, featuring the songs "Pressing On" and "To Make You Feel My Love," were filmed during quarantine.

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‘Sharply funny & sweetly touching’: NIGEL SLATER’S TOAST (Online review) by Louise Penn

Hot on the heels of their starry audio version of The Understudy, Lawrence Batley Theatre has now released an audio version of Toast to the digital space following a successful tour last yea…

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Monday, July 6, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Sam Tutty, Ruthie Henshall, Jenna Russell, More Will Star in Virtual Godspell Concert by Andrew Gans

Manchester's Hope Mill Theatre will stream the musical August 27–29.

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Broadway Catch Up: July 6 - Ben Platt, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sir Patrick Stewart, 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 this weekend's highlights from some of yo…

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Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, Marisa Tomei

Today's episode features stage and screen star Marisa Tomei, who continues to bridge the gap between rich, dramatic performances and smart, comedic turns. Marisa recently wrapped her run as …

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The Shows Must Go On has brought the theatre home every weekend throughout lockdown, entertaining millions of theatre fans. The YouTube channel will continue to release show clips over the s…

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BWW Book Club: Read an Excerpt From Michael Riedel's RAZZLE DAZZLE: THE BATTLE FOR BROADWAY - Chapters 13, 14 & 15

BroadwayWorld Book Club is officially off and running! Or should we say, reading! The first BroadwayWorld Book Club selection is Jennifer Ashley Tepper's The Untold Stories of Broadway Volum…

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The 2020 (Might Have Been) Tony Awards - The Winners! by JK

None of us expected the 2019-2020 season to end up the way it did, of course. But as they say, the show must go on. With that in mind, we wanted to celebrate what we did have instead of wall…

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, July 6, 2020 by Susan Grace

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Tartuffe, Starring Raúl Esparza and Samira Wiley, Streams Through July 12 by Andrew Gans

Molière in the Park presents Richard Wilbur’s translation of the Molière classic.

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50th anniversary of Godspell to be marked by online charity concert starring Darren Day, Ruthie Henshall and more

It has been announced that Ruthie Henshall (Chicago) and Darren Day (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat; Celebrity Big Brother 17) will be reprising their roles from the 1993 st…

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U.K. Announces $2 Billion Bailout to Help Keep the Arts Afloat by Alex Marshall

After a weekslong campaign, artists in Britain welcomed the move, which will provide support to recipients like “local basement” music venues and museums.

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Monday, July 6, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo Performs 'Summertime' at the 2020 Wawa Welcome America July 4th Concert

Tony and Grammy award-winning artist Cynthia Erivo performed 'Summertime' from 'Porgy and Bess' as part of her appearance at the 2020 Wawa Welcome America July 4th Concert at The Met Philad…

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Exclusive: Melissa Errico Sings 'Blackberry Winter' as Part of the Seth Concert Series; Re-Airs Today at 3pm

Seth Rudetsky's internationally acclaimed Broadway concert series that first began in Provincetown at The Art House in 2011 is now a weekly virtual series entitled The Seth Concert …

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Social Roundup: Broadway and Hollywood Stars Mourn the Passing of Nick Cordero

Yesterday, BroadwayWorld was incredibly saddened to report that Nick Cordero died at 41 years of age at Cedar-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles after 91 days in the hospital. Stars from the sta…

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Social Media Remembrances: Broadway and Hollywood Stars Mourn the Passing of Nick Cordero

Yesterday, BroadwayWorld was incredibly saddened to report that Nick Cordero died at 41 years of age at Cedar-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles after 91 days in the hospital. Stars from the sta…

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Social Media Remembers: Broadway and Hollywood Stars Mourn the Passing of Nick Cordero

Yesterday, BroadwayWorld was incredibly saddened to report that Nick Cordero died at 41 years of age at Cedar-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles after 91 days in the hospital. Stars from the sta…

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REVIEW: An Evening At Joe’s, Joe Allen Covent Garden ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews An Evening At Joe's an evening of cabaret online raising funds to help ensure the future of one of theatreland's favourite eateries. This post REVIEW: An…

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SIX Queen’s Cherelle Jay and Hana Stewart star in Lockdown Theatre [Direct] Week 13 lineup

We’re very lucky that Six the Musical Queen’s have shared their time and talents with us throughout lockdown. Whilst lockdown eases, theatres remain closed for the time being, so we’r…

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On This Day in New York Theater: July 6 in the 1920’s, 1930’s and 1940’s by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter (No. 9 in the series) July 6, 2020: A survey of the most active days for New York theater openings in the steamy days of early July during the torrid twenties, t…

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Monday, July 6, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Monday, July 6, 2020 by Matt Tamanini

Nick Cordero Dies At 41 From Coronavirus Complications; Reviewing “Hamilton,” Other Streaming Theatre; Harris, Rebeck in Red Bull Festival “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday thro…

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The theatre industry reacts to £1.57 billion investment from the UK Government by Hira Desai

We're covering the latest reactions from the theatre industry, following the government's announcement of a £1.57 billion investment to the arts sector. The post The theatre industry reac…

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#Stageworthy News: RIP Nick Cordero, 41; Carl Reiner, 98. Still High on Hamilton. by New York Theater

Nick Cordero, a Broadway musical theater actor, died yesterday at the age of 41, after a long and horrible struggle with COVID-19 that was chronicled in painful detail on social media by his…

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Nick Cordero, Broadway actor, dies at 41 after battle with Covid-19 by Wire Service

Nick Cordero, a Broadway actor who had admirers across the world rallying for his recovery, has died after a battle with Covid-19, according to his wife, Amanda Kloots. He was 41.

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Could British Main Streets Be Saved By Turning Shuttered Shops Into Housing? by Artsjournal2

Well, it’s an idea, anyway, and far – far – from the worst idea Boris Johnson has proposed. “The devil, though, is in the detail, a territory that Boris Johnson finds notoriously har…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 07:36AM

After The ‘Hamilton’ Movie, People Wonder Why We Can’t Stream A Lot More Broadway by Artsjournal2

Well, we can. Some of it. Sometimes, for different price points, from different streamers. Why not all? “Video recording a show is up to individual producers. And they have tended to pass …

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Don’t Underestimate The (Anti-Racist) Power Of Black Fiction by Artsjournal2

Reading Ibraham X. Kendi’s Stamped from the Beginning or How to Be an Anti-Racist, or maybe cuddling up to Asha Bandele and Patrisse Cullors’ When They Call You a Terrorist, may be great…

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From sculpture to poetry, $10,000 grants will help 7 local artists create new works by Marylynne Pitz / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The funds will seed projects highlighting issues like race, climate justice, heritage, homelessness and Black queer identity

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Hamilton Disney Plus review: To stream or not to stream?

Since the pandemic hit, the life of theatre has ground to a halt. I feel like I have undergone a break-up, without warning, that came out of nowhere and has left me and my emotions all askew…

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Just because: Frederick Fennell conducts John Philip Sousa by Terry Teachout

Frederick Fennell leads the Tokyo-Kosei Wind Orchestra in an undated TV performance of John Philip Sousa’s “U.S. Field Artillery March”: (This is the latest in a series of arts- and …

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Almanac: Elizabeth Wurtzel on depression by Terry Teachout

“In a strange way, I had fallen in love with my depression. I loved it because it was all I had. I thought depression was the part of my character that made me worthwhile. I thought so lit…

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Monday, July 6, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Ennio Morricone, legendary Italian film composer, dead at 91

Oscar winner composed scores for classic Spaghetti Westerns including ‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’

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Ruthie Henshall, Darren Day, Sam Tutty, and More Will Lead GODSPELL 50th Anniversary Concert

West End stars will come together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Godspell in an exciting online concert experience.

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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE THE VOTE, Featuring the Voices of Audra McDonald, Laura Linney, and More, Begins Today

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE The Vote, a new four-hour, two-part documentary series, tells the dramatic story of the epic - and surprisingly unfamiliar - crusade waged by American women for the right…

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VIDEO: Brian Stokes Mitchell Sings 'America the Beautiful' For 4th of July Weekend

Brian Stokes Mitchell posted a video on YouTube, singing the song America the Beautiful, in honor of the 4th of July weekend.

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Netflix donates £500k to SOLT and UK Theatre's "Artists Fund" led by Sam Mendes

The Society of London Theatre (SOLT) and UK Theatre have jointly announced a new scheme to support "those who have been ineligible for Government aid and have not been able to work since the…

Linked From London Theatre Direct at 06:35AM

Some day, we’ll hit the dance floor again. And it will be glorious. by Sarah L. Kaufman

The joy of social dancing is now tempered by the fear of contagion.

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Netflix donates £500,000 to Sam Mendes's theatre support fund after director criticised streaming service for ignoring the arts by Isobel Lewis, Isobel Lewis

Mendes had previously criticised streaming services for not giving 'a fraction of their Covid-19 windfall' to the industry

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‘A sheer spectacle with plenty of energy & passion’: CELTIC TIGER – The Shows Must Go On! (Online review) by Emma Clarendon

This 2005 production of Celtic Tiger directed, produced and choreographed by Michael Flatley has some interesting concepts – but put together comes across as an incoherent show.

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UK Government announces £1.57 billion emergency support package for the arts, the largest investment in UK culture in history

After several months since the West End and UK theatres were forced to shut due to the pandemic, the UK Government has now revealed plans to support the arts sector. A one-off £1.57 billio…

Linked From London Theatre Direct at 06:00AM

Twain House to hold virtual Writers Weekend with ‘Simpsons’ writer, ‘Onion’ editor by Susan Dunne

“The Simpsons” writer Mike Reiss, “The Onion” editor Scott Dickers and Soraya Nadia McDonald, a 2020 Pulitzer Prize finalist for criticism, are among the writers who will participate…

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Monday, July 6, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Wake Up With BWW 7/6: Rest in Peace Nick Cordero

Today's top stories: Broadway is mourning the passing of Nick Cordero.

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Monday, July 6, 2020 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Nick Cordero: Broadway star dies aged 41 of coronavirus complications by Staff and Agencies

Tony-nominated actor spent more than 90 days in hospital and had his right leg amputated The Tony award-nominated Broadway actor Nick Cordero, who starred in hit musicals including Waitress…

Linked From The Guardian at 04:48AM

Virtual Experiences In Lockdown Times by Vikram Phukan

In 1971, in New York’s SoHo neighborhood, a site-specific dance performance — one in which the ‘site’ in question encompassed a dozen rooftops over a roughly ten-block area — was s…

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Applications open for 2020 Rob Guest Endowment by Sean McLoughlin

Applications are now open for the 2020 Rob Guest Endowment, one of Australia’s most exciting scholarship programs providing financial assistance

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Monday, July 6, 2020 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Godspell 50th Anniversary Concert to be streamed live online this August by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo West End Stars will unite this August for the 50th Anniversary of Godspell the musical which is to be streamed online to raise funds for charity. This post Godspell 50th Anni…

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Sam Mendes launches Theatre Artists Fund for theatre workers hit by pandemic effects by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Acclaimed British theatre and film director Sam Mendes has established the Theatre Artists Fund an emergency fund for theatre practitioners This post Sam Mendes launches The…

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Nick Cordero death: Broadway actor dies at 41 following 95-day battle with coronavirus by Adam White

Cordero's wife Amanda Kloots had been updating her social media followers on her husband's health throughout his battle

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Monday, July 6, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Reintroducing Abigail Vega, Creative Producer! by Howlround Theatre Commons

By HowlRound Theatre Commons. Join us in welcoming Abigail Vega, HowlRound’s new creative producer!

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Monday, July 6, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Theatrefolk Featured Play – Something Bad is Happening by Lindsay Price

Welcome to our Featured Play Spotlight. Something Bad is Happening by Bradley Walton was specifically written to be performed on an online platform, and discusses the importance of honesty …

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Monday, July 6, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)

UK Arts venues welcome £1.57bn government support by Peter J Snee

Originally reported by Will Gompertz, Arts Editor for the BBC. The UK government has announced a £1.57bn support package to

Linked From AussieTheatre at 12:29AM

VIDEO: On This Day, July 6- Celebrating COME FROM AWAY Director, Christopher Ashley

On this day, we're wishing a happy birthday to the Tony Award-winning director of Come From Away, Christopher Ashley!

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:06AM

Ringo Starr on turning 80, racial equality and the coming Beatles film

The drummer will be joined by Paul McCartney and others for an online birthday concert to raise money and spread Peace and Love

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Twist and Shout — The Isley Brothers and The Beatles were the twin peaks of this song’s illustrious history

Both groups’ recordings were born amid challenging circumstances

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PBS’ American Experience The Vote, Featuring Voices of Audra McDonald, Laura Linney, More, Begins July 6 by Andrew Gans

Kate Burton narrates the four-hour, two-part documentary chronicling women’s right to vote.

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