Friday, July 10, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Word Up! by The Old Globe

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Robert Evans interview for his memoir-biopic “The Kid Stays in the Picture” by Pauline Adamek

From the archives! Here is my interview with the late, great legendary producer Robert Evans for The Kid Stays in the Picture, interviewed in Los Angeles in 2002. Pictured, above — R…

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Friday, July 10, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

The Deep Blue Sea Review: Helen McCrory’s stunning performance of a woman racked and trapped by love by Jonathan Mandell

On the surface, The Deep Blue Sea might seem a love triangle, but Helen McCrory’s performance makes it a prism — multifaceted, disorienting, and brilliant – in the National Theatre’s…

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Tony Winner Tonya Pinkins Pens Missive on Performative Activism in the Theatre

Today, Tony Award-winning actor, Tonya Pinkins, published a lengthy essay for Medium titled, 'Why I am Fed Up with Performative Activism from White and Black Theater Makers'.

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Friday, July 10, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Call Answered: Brandon Hutcheson: Singer/Songwriter, "Don't Say" by Adam Rothenberg

Brandon Hutcheson is a rising singer/songwriter whose debut single “Don’t Say” will be released in the US on July 10. This catchy pop tune breathes fresh air into the timeless tale of …

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Birmingham Rep may make 40% of roles redundant amid Covid-19 crisis by Chris Wiegand

Despite emergency support funds, cuts may be needed for theatre to survive loss of income during coronavirus closure Birmingham Repertory theatre is considering cost-saving measures that may…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Looks Ahead at the Future of Broadway as an Opportunity for Change

In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda opened up on his thoughts on the future of Broadway.

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

MoMA Education Workers Speak Out About Contract Cuts by Artsjournal

“What they have is the bare minimum, the scaffold of an education department,” says Shellyne Rodriguez, an educator whose contract was cancelled in March. “If you don’t have educator…

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The Deep Blue Sea Review and Pics: Terence Rattigan’s Love Triangle Like a Prism, and a Prison by New York Theater

On the surface, The Deep Blue Sea might seem a love triangle, but Helen McCrory’s performance makes it a prism — multifaceted, disorienting, and brilliant – in the National Theatre’s…

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San Jose, Mountain View Obon Festivals go virtual this month by Sal Pizarro

Coronavirus forces postponement of all in-person events until 2021

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VIDEO: Tina Fey Masks Up for A Special 30 ROCK Reunion on NBC

Mean Girls creator, Tina Fey is bringing her iconic comedy 30 Rock to NBC for a special one night only event.

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Over 50 Artists, Including Jeremy Jordan, Laura Osnes, and Janet Dacal, Join Forces for Frank Wildhorn's 'Finding Wonderland' by Andrew Gans

Frank Wildhorn and 60+ Members of the Worldwide Wildhorn Family of Singers, Musicians, and More World Premiere Video of “Finding Wonderland” Simultaneously Across The Globe On…

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Friday, July 10, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Flashback Friday: Donny Osmond and His Brothers Perform in Sweden in 1967

As you get ready to watch Donny this weekend in JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, take a look back him as the smallest member of this Osmond quintet.

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Be an #artshero: Campaign calls on Senate to pass emergency funding for the arts by Smalley Bogg

An intersectional grassroots campaign tocalls on the 5.1 million Americans employed in the U.S. Arts & Culture sector to urge all 100 Senators to pass massive economic relief by August 1.

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Return To College? It’s A Con by Artsjournal

Most dispassionate observers now recognize that return-to-campus plans are, as Juliana Gray wrote in McSweeney’s, cooked up by your university’s “Vice President for Magical Thinking.…

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Should We Separate What An Artist Says From The Work They Make? by Artsjournal

Words are, in the end, only words. But writers, and prize committees, must know more than anyone that words have power. Words have consequences, and we act accordingly. – Irish Times

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Big events streaming tonight by Deb Miller

Despite the coronavirus shutdown of Broadway, theater-lovers can still enjoy new works and stellar performances by favorites from The Great White Way via the upswing in offerings on digital …

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Katori Hall Takes On Strip Clubs, Power, Sex, and The South in Her Explosive New Series P-Valley by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tina book writer and The Mountaintop playwright adapts her play Pussy Valley into an sizzling and raw show for Starz.

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Friday, July 10, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

An American Icon — Michael Tilson Thomas’s 25-year reign in San Francisco

The film marks the music director’s retirement and goes some way to making up for cancelled concerts

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Snapshot: ‘Someone Else’s Mother’ by Caroline Irby

A photo essay that explores the impact of a mother’s departure through family albums and new portraits

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VIDEO: Billy Porter Returns with A Follow-Up Message to America

Broadway and television star, Billy Porter, returned to social media today to follow-up on his moving remarks from last month.

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BWW Prompts: Which Broadway Love Story Is Your Favorite?

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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VIDEO: Raise Your Voice with the Marie's Crisis Weekend Warm-Up- Live Now!

This week's Weekend Warm-Up will be led by Marie's Crisis pianist Kenney Green, with special guests Adam Tilford and Maddie McClouskey! Tune in today at 4pm to join the piano party!

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How COVID Is Impacting The Commercial Music Business by Artsjournal

Nielsen Music/MRC Data says activity on streaming platforms such as Spotify and Apple Music began 2020 up 20.4% over 2019 — then ratcheted back to an increase of only 13.8% between March 1…

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David Fisk Named New Executive Director Of The Charlotte Symphony by Artsjournal

Fisk joined the Richmond Symphony in 2002 from the Ulster Orchestra in Northern Ireland and has led the orchestra through many ups and downs, including the closure of the Carpenter Theatre t…

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Comedy Drive-Ins: Honking Replaces Laughter by Artsjournal

Comedians are desperate to get back on stage, said Kai Humphries, and to hear the roar of laughter rather than car horns. He found that he had slipped into a familiar rhythm on stage, timing…

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BWW Interview: Sara Bareilles Hopes LITTLE VOICE Speaks to Its Younger Audience

Today, July 10, Apple TV is debuts its highly-anticipated new drama series, Little Voice, from J.J. Abrams and the award-winning team behind the global hit musical 'Waitress,' Sara Bareilles…

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Theater Artists of Color Enumerate Demands for Change by Michael Paulson

A 29-page document released this week amounts to a call for wholesale restructuring of the system, onstage and backstage, on Broadway and beyond.

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Over 50 Artists, Including Jeremy Jordan, Laura Osnes, and Janet Dacal, Join Forces for Frank Wildhorn's 'Finding Wonderland' by Andrew Gans

The video aims to raise support for The World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.

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VIDEO: FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Gang Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Wednesday at 12pm!

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here Wednesday, July 15 (12pm ET), as he chats with Anthony Venez…

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Friday, July 10, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Lin-Manuel Miranda Reveals What He's Reading in Quarantine and Thoughts on the Future of Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Theater fans are abuzz with the recent release of the Hamilton on Disney+. In an interview with Rolling Stone, the show's creator and original star Lin-Manuel Miranda discussed why the Tony-…

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It's Time! Stephen Sondheim Could Achieve EGOT Status with Take Me to the World by Beth Stevens

What do Mel Brooks, Robert Lopez, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Richard Rodgers and Marvin Hamlisch have in common? All of them have created beloved music for the stage and beyond, and all have covet…

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Has So Much Ever Been Made Of So Little? A Look At Erik Satie’s ‘Vexations’ by Artsjournal1

David Patrick Stearns: “Only a minute or two long, but repeated 840 times, Vexations is alternately called minimalist, Dada-ist, or Outsider Art when it resurfaces every few years. … [Ig…

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The Crazy-House World That Is YouTube by Artsjournal

The more dark, wiggy videos you consume, the darker and wiggier your playlist becomes, until you inhabit a so-called “filter bubble,” while Google makes ad money off of your addictive ra…

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South Florida Theatre League Taps 2020 Remy Award Winners by Bill Hirschman

The prestigious 2020 Remy Awards honoring “unsung heroes who provide outstanding service behind the scenes” have been announced by the South Florida Theatre League: Matt Stabile, Tim Dav…

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Friday, July 10, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Joel Grey, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Leigh Silverman, More to Direct in Two River Rising Reading Series by Dan Meyer

Among those slated to perform are Phillipa Soo, Bebe Neuwirth, and Blair Brown.

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14 Movie Adaptations of Broadway Musicals to Stream Free Right Now by Playbill Staff

Depending on your streaming service subscriptions, you could be mere moments from watching everything from Cabaret to Hairspray.

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Ann Hampton Callaway, L Morgan Lee and Billy Stritch Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS

Ann Hampton Callaway (platinum-selling singer/songwriter), L Morgan Lee (A Strange Loop), and Billy Stritch (Grammy Award-winning songwriter and vocalist) have joined the roster for the eigh…

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Tune in and listen up. This week’s list of recommended shows and podcasts by Lorraine Treanor

Ride Share by Reginald Edmund Produced by Black Lives Black Words International Project July 9 – 12 $16.96 Click for tickets Ride Share follows an young African American Uber Driver as a s…

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Charity virtual Broadway choreography workshop

Theater lovers everywhere are invited to learn real Broadway choreography from actor, singer, dancer and Aladdin the Musical ensemble member Tia Altinay during a virtual dance workshop hoste…

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A grassroots call for government assistance for the arts by Deb Miller

Be An #ArtsHero – an intersectional grassroots social media campaign organized to mobilize a movement in support of emergency arts relief from the government – calls on the 5.1 million A…

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Dreaming About The Future Of Streaming (thanks to Hamilton).

Oh, if all of my shows could be like Hamilton. Sure, sure, I’d like the Pulitzer and the Tonys and the billion bucks. But what I’m talking about now is the giant treasure they had tucked…

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Lucas Museum Hires Its Leadership Team by Artsjournal

That five of the six new hires are people of color, and that all are women, is in line with Sandra Jackson-Dumont’s vision as the museum’s self-described “chief diversity officer.” …

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When Irony Died And Then Came Back To Life: An Oral History Of The Onion’s 9/11 Issue by Artsjournal1

“[It] wasn’t the funniest issue they ever did, but it would turn out to be incredibly successful because it reflected so many of the emotions that people were feeling after the attacks. …

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Review: A Legal Battle Over Adoption in ‘The Copper Children’ by Elisabeth Vincentelli

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s streaming series begins with a “historical fable” about Catholic orphans and their new families in 1904 Arizona.

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Andrew Lippa Wants to Answer Your Questions by Logan Culwell-Block

The Wild Party and Addams Family composer will join Playbill live July 13 on The Broadway Q&A.

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Friday, July 10, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Drury Lane and Marriott Theatre make joint decision to postpone seasons by Doug George

The suburban musical houses will postpone their 2020-21 subscription seasons to spring 2021.

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Audition Song Suggestions for HAIR: The American Tribal Love Rock Musical – by Character by Performerstuff

Audition Song Suggestions for HAIR: The American Tribal Love Rock Musical – by Character Written by Leryn Turlington July 1st, 2020 Good Morning Starshine! It’s time to prepare yo…

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Livestreaming Green New Theater Part 2: Decolonized Leadership Practices

By . Groundwater Arts presents Green New Theater Part 2: Decolonized Leadership Practices livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at on Th…

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RECAP: Rosie Perez Talked About Experiencing Racism Early in Her Career on STARS IN THE HOUSE

Stars in the House continued Thursday night (8pm) Rosie Perez. This episode was in support of The Actor's Fund.

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Thomas Kail & Jennifer Todd Launch TV Company & Sign Overall Deal at 20th Century Fox TV

Thomas Kail, the director of Hamilton, and producer Jennifer Todd partnered to form a new television company. According to Deadline, the duo also signed a multi-year overall deal with 2…

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VIDEO: Quentin Garzón and Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer Sing 'Before The Lobotomy/Extraordinary Girl'

Quentin Garzón has released a new video in his Virtual Performance series, featuring himself and Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer singing 'Before The Lobotomy/Extraordinary Girl' featuring Nicholas…

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VIDEO: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan, Kerry Ellis, Janet Dacal and More Sing 'Finding Wonderland'

Frank Wildhorn has brought together more than sixty members of the Wildhorn Musical family to simultaneously world premiere this video featuring 53 singers from 12 countries, representing 17…

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Ben Platt Sings a Duet With the Cookie Monster on Elmo's New Talk Show

The Not-Too-Late Show With Elmo airs on Thursdays on HBO Max.

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita Welcome Their First Child, a Son Named Beckett Mercer

Jesse Tyler Ferguson and husband Justin Mikita have welcomed their first child, a son named Beckett Mercer!

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita Welcome Their First Child by Lindsey Sullivan

Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita are parents. Beckett Mercer Ferguson-Mikita was born on July 7, according to People. "The new parents are overjoyed and excited for this new journey …

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TV Star Marcia Cross to Receive 2020 Marin Mazzie Award for Empowerment by Caitlin Moynihan

The Cancer Support Community (CSC) has announced Emmy-nominated Desperate Housewives actress and advocate Marcia Cross will receive the 2020 Marin Mazzie Award for Empowerment. Cross will be…

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Actors’ Equity Association Shares COVID-19 Testing & Pre-Production Guidelines by Lindsey Sullivan

Following the news that the regional theaters Barrington Stage Company and Berkshire Theatre Group will resume performances in the coming months, Actors' Equity has shared a public list of r…

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Broadway Shows Partner with HeadCount to Promote Voter Registration by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway shows are rocking the vote! Although theaters remain shut down due to COVID-19, theater fans can join their favorite shows by making their voices heard at the polls this fall. A sl…

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New Photo Series: The Book of Mormon's Darius Nichols Misses His Broadway Home #AwayFromHome by

Living near the theater district during the Broadway shutdown, photographer and performer Matthew Stocke has been haunted walking past the empty theater palaces sitting in repose, waiting fo…

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Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong'o to Join André Holland-Led Richard II Radio Play by Caitlin Moynihan

Oscar winner and Tony nominee Lupita Nyong'o has joined the cast of the upcoming four-part radio play Richard II by the Public Theater and WNYC. Nyong'o will serve as the play's narrator. Co…

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Friday Night Must-Watch! Bernadette Peters Sings Out for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Lindsey Sullivan

We've got your Friday night plans covered! As previously announced, theater fans will be able to watch Bernadette Peters in a never-before-seen-online concert to benefit Broadway Cares/Equit…

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Odds & Ends: Kelli O'Hara and Family Offer Concert & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Kelli O'Hara & More to Take the Stage in the Berkshires Now this is "in-laws" goals! Berkshire Theatre Group has announ…

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How Awe Motivates Scientific Discovery by Artsjournal

All clear cases of awe have the following two components: an experience of vastness, and a need for cognitive accommodation of this vastness. You might feel awe for things that are physicall…

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Immersive, Live, Virtual-Reality Theater Is Here (So How Is It?) by Artsjournal1

“The show, The Under Presents: Tempest, is a technological first: a live, scripted, participatory play that you attend, from home, using a virtual reality headset. After buying a $14.99 ti…

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Jeff Haydon Named New Director Of Ravinia by Artsjournal

He currently serves as the CEO of New York’s Caramoor Center for Music and Arts, a position he has held since 2012. He also served as executive director of the Ojai Music Festival, and acc…

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Kevin Rafferty, Co-Director Of ‘The Atomic Cafe’, Dead At 73 by Artsjournal1

Along with his brother Pierce and colleague Jayne Loader, “[he] gathered archival material that had been created to ease Americans into the nuclear age and turned it into The Atomic Cafe, …

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Nicholson Baker Surfs YouTube’s Recommendation Algorithms And Winds Up In Some Ugly Places by Artsjournal1

“We’re told that after the 2016 elections Google made adjustments to YouTube’s recommendation algorithm, so as not to lead impressionable gun-owning zealots frictionlessly down tunnels…

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Friday, July 10, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)

NZCA Lines: Pure Luxury — an enjoyable collection of funky basslines

Multi-instrumentalist Michael Lovett channels Daft Punk and Chic in his seductive dance-floor sound

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Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride and Brian Blade: RoundAgain — relaxed drive

The band reunite after 25 years with an album that emphasises their collective strength

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Bab L’Bluz: Nayda! — trance-inducing gnawa music

The Moroccan-French quartet are reinvigorating this form of Arabic blues with galloping drums and uncompromising lyrics

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Opera Philadelphia: David Hertzberg: The Wake World — sumptuous array of sounds

Elizabeth Braden conducts a suitably otherworldly performance of the award-winning opera

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Rufus Wainwright brings high drama to Unfollow The Rules

After writing an opera, the singer and composer returns with a lavish new album and a more refined voice

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Margo Price revels in her Nashville outlaw status in That’s How Rumors Get Started

The new album reflects the country singer’s history as a non-conformer with its broad stylistic range

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Pop Smoke: Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon — a testament to a sadly unfulfilled talent

This posthumous debut studio album is let down by repetitious raps and monotonous beats

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The UK Government Issue Safety Guidelines for Staging Performances

The government have issued guidance on how to stage safe performances, after announcing yesterday that outdoor performances can begin from this week, as long as they comply with social dista…

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In honor of the strange, sad but still love-hungry spring of 2020 - which perches on the brink of an open but uncertain summer - today, Melissa Errico has released Two Spring Songs for Summ…

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QUIZ: Spend a Day at North Shore High and We'll Tell You Which Mean Girls' Plastic You're Most Like!

Are you a Cady, Regina, Karen, or Gretchen? Take our quiz to find out which of the North Shore plastics are you!

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Lawyers and Laughs: ‘The Portuguese Kid’ by Matthew Wexler

Jason Alexander and Sheri Renee Scott star in 'The Portuguese Kid' by Academy Award and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley. Streaming on BroadwayHD. The post Lawyers and Laughs: ‘T…

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Boston Conservatory at Berklee and Montclair State University Join Playbill Live to Talk College Theatre Auditions by Logan Culwell-Block

Faculty from the two college theatre programs will be taking your questions live at 1 PM ET.

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Boston Conservatory at Berklee and Montclair State University Talk College Theatre Auditions by Logan Culwell-Block

Faculty from the two college theatre programs answered your questions live.

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Friday, July 10, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Review: Drowntown Lockdown, Rhiannon Faith Company by Sarah Pumphrey

Review: Drowntown Lockdown, Rhiannon Faith Company4.0StarsLike many, the Rhiannon Faith Company were met with the difficult news that theatres (and pretty much every other fun thing) would b…

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Red herrings abound in thriller The Secrets She Keeps on BBC1

The Australian series about two pregnant women keeps the viewer guessing

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Paramedics on Channel 4 — the heroes behind the pandemic

A three-part series follows the brave work of the West Midlands Ambulance Service

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The Rise of the Murdoch Dynasty, BBC2 — power, politics and family

This three-part documentary about the relentless media mogul charts the building of an empire

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#ArtFindsUs takes performance art to the people — on a flatbed truck and in pedicabs by Lisa Kennedy, The Know

This arts-on-wheels program began in April, when K Contemporary gallery owner Doug Kacena answered the coronavirus pandemic's challenges by putting mural-size paintings on panel trucks and s…

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Apple TV+’s Little Voice From Waitress Duo Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson Premieres July 10 by Dan Meyer

The show follows the lives of young musicians hoping to make it big in NYC.

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Review: Synetic Theater’s The Decameron, Day Two by Susan Galbraith

In Ronald Harwood’s 20th-century play about the theater, The Dresser, the title character says of his friend who was in crisis due to depression, “What saved him was an offer of work.”…

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Voting Open For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Album Awards; BEETLEJUICE Leads Best New Broadway Cast Recording

Voting continues for the 2020 BWW Albums/CDs Awards, recognizing the best releases from 2019 & 2020 - and we've got the first round of standings! Check out who's leading each category!

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Debating ‘Hamilton’ as It Shifts From Stage to Screen by Stephanie Goodman

Five critics wade into the controversies (like its treatment of slavery) and examine the performances (especially Lin-Manuel Miranda’s) five years after the show debuted.

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Kennedy Center Announces Social Impact Initiatives by American Theatre Editors

The organization will support anti-racism through eight areas of community and educational programming.

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FBI Raids Alleged Art Forgery Factory Deep In The North Woods by Artsjournal1

“The raid Tuesday and Wednesday targeted … Donald ‘D.B’ Henkel, 60, a self-described artist who is accused in a sealed FBI search warrant affidavit of orchestrating a years-long cons…

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Kennedy Center And Its Resident Companies Will Commission Series Of New Anti-Racist Works by Artsjournal1

“Led by the National Symphony Orchestra and the Washington National Opera, the Cartography Project will create an unspecified number of new works from artists of color that promote healing…

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Blockbuster King Tut Show In London May Violate Egypt’s Antiquities Laws by Artsjournal1

Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh, a touring show conceived by “swashbuckling” Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass and U.S. management and events company IMG, was pulling in bi…

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Why Did America’s Biggest Summer Dance Festivals Cancel Way Back In The Early Spring? by Artsjournal1

The American Dance Festival in Durham, NC; Jacob’s Pillow in Becket, MA; and the Bates Dance Festival in Lewiston, ME all called off their summer 2020 events on the same day, March 31 — …

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Friday, July 10, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)

The 24 Hour Plays Announces 2020 Nationals Cohort by American Theatre Editors

Young theatre artists will participate in a week-long professional program and collaborate on 24-hour projects.

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2020 Pride Plays Festival and Pride Spectacular Raises Over $100,000 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Ruthie Fierberg

The four primetime plays and the Pride Spectacular concert aired throughout June in celebration of Pride month.

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'We need help as soon as possible': Bristol's theatres in peril by Steven Morris

The Old Vic and Tobacco Factory Theatres hope that help from the £1.57bn UK arts sector rescue fund arrives soon This month actor Mark Rylance was supposed to be wowing audiences from the s…

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Theatres that made us: from the Watermill to the Bush by Compiled By Chris Wiegand

Continuing our series on great venues, choreographer Shobana Jeyasingh and actor Paterson Joseph are among those celebrating their essential role Continue reading...

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Standup has thrived without subsidy but now comedy clubs need urgent support | Joe Lycett by Joe Lycett

A new study suggests more than three-quarters of our comedy venues face permanent closure – we must save them One Saturday in my late teens I went to the Glee Club in my home town of Birmi…

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Swan Lake in the bath and a quarantine Elvis: dazzling lockdown dance by Lyndsey Winship

With venues closed, choreographers including Mark Morris have been creating increasingly inventive work at home Hottest front-room seats: the best theatre and dance online Choreographer Core…

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The Kilroys Publish The List 2020, Honoring Plays by Women, Trans, and Non-Binary Writers

The works on this year's list were canceled or postponed because of the Covid-19 crisis.

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Jagged Little Pill, Dear Evan Hansen, and More Help Promote Voter Registration

Fourteen Broadway shows have joined with HeadCount to help get out the vote.

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Digital reissues of Broadway legend Carol Channing’s last two albums from Time Life by Deb Miller

Musical theater icon Carol Channing (1921-2019) made her Broadway debut in 1941, then went on to become one of its biggest stars, after her famed appearance in the 1949 hit Gentlemen Prefer …

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Flip Through the 5 Digital Playbills for the Full 2020 Pride Plays Festival Presentations by Logan Culwell-Block

Four plays and a one-night-only concert were streamed on Playbill: Boys in the Band sequel The Men From the Boys, Brave Smiles...Another Lesbian Tragedy, one in two, Masculinity Max, and the…

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A heart-piercing tribute to frontline COVID responders in ‘The Line’ from The Public Theater by David Siegel

With the country hitting new daily highs as COVID-19 surges well beyond hot spots such as New York, New Jersey, and Connecituct, the Public Theater has produced a love letter to the medical …

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The Playbill Weekend Streaming Guide: Bernadette Peters, Gideon Glick, Tristan und Isolde by Ryan McPhee

Watch Peters' 2009 concert July 10, benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, on Playbill.

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Carousel, Starring Kelli O'Hara, Nathan Gunn, and Jessie Mueller, Streams July 10 by Andrew Gans

Lincoln Center's Broadway Fridays series, featuring past theatrical broadcasts, launched June 19 with Act One.

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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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VIDEO: Raise Your Voice with the Marie's Crisis Weekend Warm-Up- Live at 4pm!

This week's Weekend Warm-Up will be led by Marie's Crisis pianist Kenney Green, with special guests Adam Tilford and Maddie McClouskey! Tune in today at 4pm to join the piano party!

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Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, July 10- with Kate Shindle, Bernadette Peters & More!

Today (July 10) in live streaming: Kate Shindle visits Backstage Live, Bernadette Peters sings for BC/EFA and so much more!

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Alanis Morissette Releases New Single 'Reckoning'

Seven-time GRAMMY Award-winning singer/songwriter Alanis Morissette releases her new song, “Reckoning” today!

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Brian Stokes Mitchell, Patrick Vaill, More Set for Dear New York Special, Airing July 11 by Andrew Gans

Robert Klein hosts the 30-minute program, which will raise funds for New Yorkers affected by the pandemic.

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‘I can’t wait until they are able to perform live again’: OEDIPUSSY – Spymonkey by John Chapman

Like the virus, Spymonkey’s brand of comedy in shows like Oedipussy has proved highly infectious over the last couple of months but at the same time it has also become a regular weekly vac…

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Rob McClure Passes the Baton to Kalena Bovell to Lead a Ragtime Reunion, Including Audra McDonald and Brian Stokes Mitchell by Dan Meyer

The latest episode of #ConductorCam honors the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Hot Clip of the Day: Too Much Tuna with George, Gil and Annaleigh Ashford

It was announced earlier this week that John Mulaney would be bringing two more editions of his Netflix TV Special "John Mulaney & the Sack Lunch Bunch" to Comedy Central. The comedy var…

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Friday, July 10, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)

GRACE NOTES: Friday, July 10, 2020 by Susan Grace

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Shakespeare’s Globe says it is “not economically viable” to reopen by Hira Desai

A spokesperson from Shakespeare's Globe today announced that they will not be reopening despite the government's announcement yesterday. The post Shakespeare’s Globe says it is “not econ…

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VIDEO: Ann Harada, Marc delaCruz, Anthony Lee Medina, and More Perform Monologue From OUR TOWN

Olivia Oguma has created a new video featuring performers reciting a monologue from Our Town, titled 'their town. OUR town.'

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New York City Will Not Allow Parades or Street Fairs Until At Least September 30

New York City has put all summer parades and street fairs on hold until at least September 30.

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WICKED Extends Run in the West End Through November 27

Wicked has announced that its run in the West End has been extended to November 27 at the Apollo Victoria Theatre.

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Sara Bareilles and Cast of LITTLE VOICE Release Five Songs From The Series

Today, Grammy Award-winner and Tony and Emmy Award-nominated singer, songwriter, actress, and author Sara Bareilles unveils the Little Voice: Season One, Episodes 1-3 (Apple TV+ Original Ser…

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Broadway Catch Up: July 10 - Ben Platt, Rob McClure, the West End Cast of SIX, 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 highlights from some of your …

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Concord Theatricals Acquires Licensing Rights To MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON

Concord Theatricals has secured exclusive worldwide licensing rights to My Name is Lucy Barton for its Samuel French imprint. The haunting new solo play, adapted by Rona Munro from the bes…

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ArtsBeat TV/Radio 7/10/20. Actor Gabe Levey. Majestic Theater's Danny Eaton and Stan Freeman by Mark G. Auerbach

ArtsBeat TV/Radio: Actor and clown Gabriel Levey is helping people get through the pandemic by teaching them how to laugh. And, a chat with Majestic Theater’s Danny Eaton, who staged “Th…

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Replay: Oscar Levant appears on The Jack Benny Program by Terry Teachout

Oscar Levant is the guest on an episode of The Jack Benny Program. The co-stars are Eddie “Rochester” Anderson, Mary Livingstone, Frank Nelson, and Don Wilson. This episode was original…

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British cultural secretary confirms outdoor theatre can resume from July 11 by Sean McLoughlin

The British cultural minister revealed yesterday that outdoor theatre and music may resume in the UK from July 11. The

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Concord Theatricals Acquires My Name is Lucy Barton Licensing Rights by Logan Culwell-Block

Laura Linney starred in Elizabeth Strout and Rona Munro's solo play on Broadway earlier this year.

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Friday, July 10, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)

UK Government Releases a Guide For Performing Arts Professionals to Work Safely During the Health Crisis

The UK government has added a performing arts section to its document on working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19).

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How Will Notre-Dame Look When It’s Rebuilt? Exactly Like It Did Before, Rules Macron by Artsjournal1

Following recommendations from the architect and the retired general running the reconstruction as well as the new culture minister (and based on a rapidly solidifying consensus to stop argu…

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As Of This Weekend, Outdoor Performances May Resume In England by Artsjournal1

The announcement by UK culture secretary Oliver Dowden (which does not apply for Scotland, Wales, or Northern Ireland, whose regional governments will make that decision) means that — with…

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‘Carpenters Without Borders’ Aims To Show That Notre-Dame Can Be Rebuilt With Real Medieval Techniques by Artsjournal1

“Armed with axes and hand saws, the team of 25 craftsmen and women, who belong to a collective called Carpenters Without Borders, managed to build one of the 25 trusses that made up the wo…

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VIDEO: Billy Porter Speaks Out Against Discrimination and Discusses Being Gay in the Black Community

Billy Eichner was a guest host on last night's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live, where Billy Porter appeared as a guest!

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Upcoming and rescheduled West End shows by Hira Desai

We know you're missing theatre as much as we are, so we've put together a list of all the shows that are on sale so you have something to look forward to! The post Upcoming and rescheduled W…

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Checking In With… Nathan Lee Graham, Star of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Zoolander, The Wild Party, More by Andrew Gans

"The truth may be painful at times, but it will set you free. And anything that sets you free cannot be negative."

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Broadway League Approves 15-Second COVID-19 Test For Actors and Crew; League President 'Cautiously Optimistic' About Early 2021 Return

Broadway League President Charlotte St. Martin told the New York Post that for the first time, she feels 'cautiously optimistic' about Broadway being able to reopen in the first quarter of 2…

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VIDEO: Watch SAB's Virtual Workshop Performance Celebration by

Broadway's Justin Peck, Sara Mearns, Robert Fairchild, Tiler Peck, Sarah Jessica Parker, Lawrence Leritz, Megan Mullally and Chita Rivera.

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Stream exclusive "Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes On You" conversation on Disney+

One week after premiering the filmed Broadway performance of Hamilton, The Walt Disney Company have now digitally released a new special conversation about the musical, hosted by ABC News' G…

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Friday, July 10, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Friday, July 10, 2020 by Matt Tamanini

UK Begins Releasing Schedule to Reopen Theatres, AEA Files Grievance Against Disney, We See You: WAT Releases Demands “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitti…

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Broadway Games: Where does that show take place? by JK

Today's game is all about location, location, location! Do you know where some of your favorite shows take place? Well here are ten shows and ten flags. Match the show with the flag of the c…

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New Network Aims to Unite BIPOC Musicians in the Theatre Industry by Ryan McPhee

Creating in Color will serve as a database for BIPOC performers, composers, music directors, arrangers, and more.

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Ennio Morricone, film composer, 1928-2020

After producing more than 450 movie scores, ‘the maestro’ finally won an Oscar in 2016

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Rattigan’s return by Terry Teachout

In Friday’s Wall Street Journal I review two important theater webcasts, the National Theatre’s 2016 revival of Terence Rattigan’s The Deep Blue Sea and the Mint Theater’s 2014 reviv…

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Almanac: Walker Percy on identity by Terry Teachout

“I had discovered that a person does not have to be this or be that or be anything, not even oneself. One is free.” Walker Percy, The Moviegoer Continue reading Almanac: Walker Percy on…

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Wicked extends run in London's West End to November 2021

The wonderful London production of Wicked has announced that the show will be dancing through life until late 2021, thank goodness! The popular West End musical is still on sale and currentl…

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

Theatre Quiz Round 8: Kids from shows by Hira Desai

In this week's round of stagey quizzes, we're testing your knowledge of child characters. Can you guess the kid character from the clues? Give it a go! The post Theatre Quiz Round 8: Kids f…

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The Deep Blue Sea, National Theatre at Home review - hauntingly elegiac portrayal of Rattigan's world by Rachel Halliburton

Helen McCrory is the broken, irreparable heart of this production Helen McCrory is an actor who can inject a world of feeling into one syllable that many actors would struggle to muster in a…

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West End performances of The Prince Of Egypt cancelled until 31 October by Hira Desai

Nederland Theatres today announced that all West End performances of The Prince Of Egypt are cancelled up until and including 31 October. Read more here. The post West End performances of Th…

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Ambassador Theatre Group extends closures until 20 September by Hira Desai

ATG have extended theatre closures until 20 September to help contain the spread of Coronavirus. Read the full statement here. The post Ambassador Theatre Group extends closures until 20 Se…

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Wake Up With BWW 7/10: New HAMILTON Conversation Released Today, and More!

Today's top stories: Hamilton: History Has its Eyes On You releases today on Disney+, and more!

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VIDEO: Bernadette Peters Concert Streams Today to Benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

A free stream of Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert, a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, will stream today, July 10, at 8 pm Eastern!

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‘Plenty of action, intrigue & humour’: SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE SIGN OF FOUR – Blackeyed Theatre ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Filled with intrigue, murder and treasure, Nick Lane’s adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle’s second Sherlock Holmes novel The Sign Of Four is thoroughly engaging to watch.

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Ellie Goulding: ‘I’d do anything to get my hands on the diary I wrote as a kid’

Q&A with the singer on voting wisely, spreading compassion and why she regrets buying a diamond ring

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Music video shoot pairs celebration of Black women with voter registration Saturday in Hartford by Kaitlin McCallum

A music video shoot Saturday at Heaven Skate Park will feature dancers from Studio 860 and participants from the Divine 9 fraternities and sororities. Members of the community are invited to…

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Friday, July 10, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Holiday cottages need not be twee

Our columnist on style beyond Staffordshire figurines and patchwork blankets

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A masterclass: Picasso and the art of the poster

The Royal Academy in London is showcasing the artist’s lesser-known body of works — as a prolific designer of lithographs

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The joy of sets: the TV interiors we loved in lockdown

It is not just riveting stories that have made dramas our go-to escape — artful and immersive sets draw us into characters’ lives

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NEWS: Outdoor performances given go ahead from 11 July by Press Releases

Culture secretary Oliver Dowden has announced the first relaxation in the rules regarding theatre performance, with the statement that open air venue productions can go ahead from Saturday 1…

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Friday, July 10, 2020 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Trump’s New Sculpture Park for “American Heroes”? Fuhgedaboudit! The Bronx Already Has that Covered by Artsjournal1

As a culturally curious teenager, I had made the 20-minute hike from my Bronx apartment to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans, a once popular, now little-known pantheon for bronze busts of…

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We Look Back at Nick Cordero and Amanda Kloots on Their Wedding Day

Broadway star and beloved actor Nick Cordero lost his battle with coronavirus this past Sunday.

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Friday, July 10, 2020 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Kate Grenville: A Room Made of Leaves by Arts Review

What if Elizabeth Macarthur – wife of the notorious John Macarthur, wool baron in the earliest days of Sydney – had written a shockingly frank secret memoir? And what if novelist Kate Gr…

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Friday, July 10, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Asia TOPA Connected brings some of the boldest moments of the 2020 festival to your fingertips by Arts Review

To continue engaging with works featured in the second edition of Asia TOPA, audiences now have the opportunity to delve into highlights of the festival, which ran from January to March this…

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Trauma, resilience, sex and art: your guide to the 2020 Miles Franklin shortlist by Arts Review

It seems sometimes literary fiction performs a bellwether function: signalling changes; alerting us to the directions in which a society is headed. The 2020 Miles Franklin shortlist seems to…

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Friday, July 10, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Friends! The Musical Parody confirms new Australian tour dates by Arts Review

The Australian tour of the hilarious New York and Las Vegas hit Friends! The Musical Parody is being re-scheduled. Due to government restrictions still in place to slow the spread of COVID-1…

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Call Answered: Steve Kaszas: "Speak Your Mind" by Adam Rothenberg

Steve Kaszas is a Toronto based actor who stars in the new feature film Speak Your Mind by Cyrus Baetz. The film is about an actor trying to find his personal truth in the midst of a politic…

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Australian Festival of Chamber Music announces three-day digital event: FESTIVAL PRELUDE by Arts Review

Just as fans of the Townsville-based Australian Festival of Chamber Music (AFCM) were readying for a 12 month wait for their favourite music experience to return, organisers have just announ…

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Friday, July 10, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Who’s advocating for dance? by Admin

The impact of COVID-19 on the dance world is severe and deep. We will undoubtedly see the effects for months and years to come. Unlike many other industries (but not unlike many other perfor…

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Helen McCrory: ‘A good playwright works you like an athlete’

The actor talks about her part in launching #FeedNHS — and her role in Terence Rattigan’s ‘The Deep Blue Sea’, now streamed by the National Theatre

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

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

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Join Bernadette Peters and Michael Urie for Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert Watch Party July 10 by Andrew Gans

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

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Celebrate Jerry Herman With a Look Back at His Broadway Shows by Marc J. Franklin

The Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist, known for Hello, Dolly!, La Cage Aux Folles, and more, was born July 10, 1931.

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A New Low: Trump Threatens to Reopen Schools, Nonessential Workplaces, the “American Psycho” Musical by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. WASHINGTON D.C. - The Trump administration announced today that, despite a recent spike in coronavirus cases...

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