Monday, July 13, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Dead Puppet Society’s David Morton chats Collection and Activation by Gabi Bergman

Known for their stunning and innovative work, Dead Puppet Society are one of Australia’s most groundbreaking production houses. Their amazing

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Not So Strange, But Does Require Effort by Joe Patti

Non-Profit Quarterly made a post in May that just came across my social media feed today about a weekly Zoom call 200+ arts organizations in NYC are having in order to share information duri…

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Monday, July 13, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
Monday, July 13, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Livestreaming Celebrating the Legacy Lessons of Theatre Artist Diane Rodriguez

By . The Latinx Theatre Alliance LA presents Celebrating the Legacy Lessons of Theatre Artist Diane Rodriguez, the Opening Session for LTA/LA's Convening: Awake and Activate livestreaming on…

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Looking For Creative Inspiration? Zoom For Free With Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright And Screenwriter Suzan-Lori Parks by Jeryl Brunner

For eleven years Suzan-Lori Parks and The Public Theater have been devoted to nurturing artists through the innovative program Watch Me Work

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child performance schedule update – July 2020 by Arts Review

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

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HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Australia To Remain Closed for Five Additional Weeks

In line with current government advice to prevent the spread of COVID-19, performances of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at Melbourne's Princess Theatre will be suspended for a further …

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Artist Manon van Kouswijk Awarded 2021 Southern Way McClelland Commission by Arts Review

Artist Manon van Kouswijk has been awarded the $300,000 Southern Way McClelland Commission 2021 for her dynamic sculpture proposal Peninsula Pearls. To be installed in September 2021, the ne…

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HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD will be suspended for a further five weeks by Sean McLoughlin

In line with current government advice to prevent the spread of COVID-19, performances of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at Melbourne’s

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Monday, July 13, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Netflix presents ‘Jo Koy: In His Elements’ by Kelly Conrad

Stand-up comedian Jo Koy takes Netflix to the Philippines with a variety show featuring all Filipino artists spotlighting the Filipino experience. Kelly Conrad reviews.

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The Festival of Us, You, We and Them at Dance Complex: Connecting and growing virtually by Admin

June 26-27, 2020.Online — @thedancecomplex and Dance Complex on Facebook. Humans evolved moving through the world, together in tight-knit communities. In 2020, human connection consists ma…

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Podcast Growth Cut In Half By Virus Shutdowns by Artsjournal

The exploding audio medium is forecast to generate nearly $1 billion in 2020 advertising revenue, with an expected growth rate of 14.7%, according to the fourth annual Interactive Advertisin…

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Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert Stream Raises Over $250,000; Watch Through July 14 by Andrew Gans

The virtual presentation of the concert, filmed in 2009 at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre, benefited Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Monday, July 13, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Stars in the House Spotlights Manhattan School of Music July 13 by Andrew Gans

Andréa Burns guest hosts the live stream.

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JULY 6 – AUGUST 1, 2020   Theater, dance, music, literature and homoeroticism for the whole family! Since 1992, it remains the longest running festival of its kind in the world.    In…

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Tony Winner James Monroe Iglehart Joins Nik Walker on LITTLE JUSTICE: THE PODCAST

Little Justice: The Podcast has welcomes special guest Tony Award- winner James Monroe Iglehart for the podcast's 10th episode, The 'Most Faithful Comicbook Adaptation' Movie.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Tells Trump Campaign To Forget ‘Memory’ – Report by Greg Evans

Andrew Lloyd Webber has told the Donald Trump campaign to scrub his “Memory,” joining a growing list of musical artists — from Neil Young to the Rolling Stones — who object to the pl…

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Monday, July 13, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Stream of BERNADETTE PETERS: A SPECIAL CONCERT Raises $252,575 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Bernadette Peters' powerhouse performance at her 2009 one-night-only event, Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert, was streamed online for the first time ever Friday, July 10, 2020, and raise…

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VIDEO: Members of the Black Voices Project Perform 'You Will Be Found' in Honor of the Black Lives Matter Movement

Members of the Black Voices Project have come together to perform a powerful reinterpretation of 'You Will Be Found' in honor of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Sends Cease-and-Desist to Trump Campaign For Using 'Memory' at Rallies

According to Page Six, Andrew Lloyd Webber is officially taking legal action against Donald Trump. As BroadwayWorld reported last month, Cats veteran Betty Buckley called on Webber to send a…

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Confirmed: GLEE Star Naya Rivera Found Dead at 33 Years Old

 Naya Rivera's body has been recovered from Lake Piru, according to the Ventura Country Sheriff's department. Rivera, best known for her role as Santana on Glee, was 33. 

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Newark’s Arts Institutions Shut Down. Its Artists, However… by Artsjournal

Newark’s artists have applied their imagination to both cope with the time and seize its possibilities. Many have been documenting public and personal lives, and some have contributed thei…

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Hundreds Sign Open Letter Calling For Accountability At The Banff Centre by Artsjournal

The Banff Centre shut down suddenly as the COVID crisis began and has canceled most of its residencies and programs. Much of the growth of the Banff Centre in recent decades has come through…

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Monday, July 13, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Kyle Taylor Parker to Release New Album BROADWAY SOUL, VOL. 2 Featuring Shoshana Bean and More

Shoshana Bean (Waitress, Songs for a New World, Wicked, Hairspray) will join Kyle Taylor Parker (Kinky Boots, Smokey Joe's Cafe) on his upcoming album, Broadway Soul Vol. 2. The concept alb…

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Onscreen This Week: Keeping It Lit by American Theatre Editors

From festival readings to benefit cabarets, on-demand stage captures to immersive soundscapes, there's no shortage of at-home theatre.

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The Washington Ballet thought a virtual fundraiser was safe. But it still may have put artists at risk. by Sarah L. Kaufman

The fallout is a lesson for other arts groups. They must build trust to reopen.

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After fostering a cat in quarantine, I had to rethink my relationships by Christina Anthony

The pandemic led Christina Anthony to foster a homeless cat for two weeks, and she remembered that our relationships with animals can say a lot about our relationships to people.

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Glee Star Naya Rivera Dies at 33

Rivera was declared missing on July 8 after going boating with her son.

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Andrew Barth Feldman, Will Roland & More Offer Broadway Whodunit? by Lindsey Sullivan

This calls for a quarantine search for a magnifying glass and your best detective outfit! Former vlogger and Dear Evan Hansen star Andrew Barth Feldman has created Broadway Whod…

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Joel Grey to Direct Phillipa Soo, Bebe Neuwirth & More in On Borrowed Time for The Actors Fund by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony and Oscar winner Joel Grey is getting back into the director's chair. He will helm a reading of Paul Osborn’s On Borrowed Time to benefit The Actors Fund. Part of the Two River Theat…

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Monday, July 13, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Watch a Preview of CENTRAL PARK Episode Nine!

Apple TV+ has shared a clip from 9th episode of Central Park, entitled a?oeLive It Up Tonighta?? premiering Friday, July 17.

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Hong Kong Disneyland to Close July 15 Over Surging Virus Cases

With new media reports that Hong Kong Disneyland will close after 52 new cases of COVID in the city, new questions are being raised about whether Disney will move forward with the reopening …

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Britain’s Choirs Are Conducting Tests To See If It’s Safe To Sing by Artsjournal

This week, in an operating theatre at the government’s science facility at Porton Down, a small group of guinea-pig choral singers, some professional and some amateur, are taking part in e…

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Seattle Singer Lady A Sticks Up For The Right To Keep Her Name by Artsjournal

The black Seattle blues singer has been in talks with the band [formerly known as Lady Antebellum] for weeks about using the name, maintaining that she doesn’t want to share the Lady A bra…

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LACMA’s Plans For Its New Home Seems To Be Deeply Unpopular. Can Anything Be Done? by Artsjournal

COVID-19, unfortunately, has given the nation pause, but for LACMA it may be a blessing, a reason to apply the brakes: the pandemic has opened up time, offering the museum board, the LA Coun…

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ChiChi Anyanwu Launches New Agency: CHI Talent Management by Dan Meyer

The industry veteran will represent performers from the stage and screen.

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ChiChi Anyanwu Launches New Company: CHI Talent Management by Dan Meyer

The industry veteran will represent performers from the stage and screen.

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Santa Fe's Teatro Paraguas to Stream Caridad Svich's Red Bike by Olivia Clement

Juliet Salazar directs the monologue play, adapted for video and performed by a cast of 10.

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Performer Stuff Introduces Mark Pawsey by Performerstuff

Performer Stuff Introduces Mark Pawsey Written by: Performer Stuff Staff July 13, 2020 Performer Stuff is launching a regular series of videos in the Fall, which will help performers le…

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Denver run of Broadway smash hit “Hamilton” has been rescheduled — for 2022 by Catherine Henderson, The Know

"Hamilton," the Tony-winning, broadway sensation, will return to Denver -- but not until 2022.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Pushes Premiere of New Musical Cinderella to Next Spring

Lloyd Webber's collaborators on the show are Emerald Fennell and David Zippel.

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Brittany O'Grady, Sean Teale, and Colton Ryan Preview New TV Series Little Voice

The Apple TV Plus show is created by Jessie Nelson, with songs by Sara Bareilles.

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George Street Playhouse Receives CARES Funding

George Street Playhouse has received a CARES Act economic stabilization grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to create the Digital Humanities Teaching Institute, a virtual pr…

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Monday, July 13, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Review: Synetic Theater’s The Decameron, Day 4. by Lorraine Treanor

Day 4 of Synetic Theater’s series of short pieces devised by members of the company’s roster of artists shows much of the same agility and demonstrable translation into forms of physical…

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Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, Lauren Marcus

Today's episode features Broadway veteran Lauren Marcus, who chats about her marriage to composer Joe Iconis, her path from Chicago suburbs to stage,  and how she eventually found her plac…

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From a Senegal beach, Dancing at Dusk to Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring by Mercedes Hesselroth

A near-weekly ritual has embedded itself in the news cycle since the beginning of social distancing measures. Following each weekend, photos of beachgoers crowded together on the shore will …

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Monday, July 13, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

In the Heights Documentary, Kelli O'Hara in The King and I & More to Air on PBS This Summer by Lindsey Sullivan

Good news for theater lovers stuck at home this summer! In the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, PBS has announced the lineup for its new summer Great Performances series, Broadway at H…

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Danielle Brooks, Michael Benjamin Washington and Patina Miller to Join Michael James Scott for Roundtable Discussion by Caitlin Moynihan

As previously announced, Aladdin star Michael James Scott has joined the team of's popular daily live news show #LiveatFive to host a weekly roundtable discussion with theater s…

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Tina Fey, Rosie O’Donnell & More Set for This Week's Stars in the House by Lindsey Sullivan

An impressive lineup is set for this week's episodes of Stars in the House, a daily online series from SiriusXM On Broadway personality Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley. …

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Olympic Ideals Are Great – The Reality Much Less. Is It Time To End The Games? by Artsjournal

For the first time, anti-Olympics activists from around the globe are now joining to stand against the Games. Their slogan is “No Olympics anywhere,” and after 200 of them met last summe…

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Paul Wilshaw: “I Can Do It, I Will Do It, No Matter What” by A Younger Theatre

It is episode 12 of our Isolation series, where we interview big names in the UK theatre industry and today it is the turn of Mind the Gap’s (leading learning disability theatre company ba…

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TDF Hosts Online Workshop for Theatre Educators by American Theatre Editors

The virtual workshop will teach 26 NYC educators about directing in the classsroom.

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Karen Olivo, James Monroe Iglehart, Adrianna Hicks, and More Unite for Live Town Hall on ‘Rebuilding Broadway’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The event from the Broadway Podcast Network focuses on the future of the Broadway community July 16.

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Kate Baldwin, Anthony Rapp, Melissa Errico, Patti Murin and More to Take Part in Kaiser's Room IMAGIGALA

On July 22nd, 2020 at 8pm Kaiser's Room will host their first ever ImagiGala celebrating 5 years of performing arts programming serving the cognitive, intellectual, & developmental disab…

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VIDEO: Watch Andréa Burns and Elizabeth Baxley on STARS IN THE HOUSE- Live at 8pm!

Stars in the House continues today (8pm) with Guest Host Andréa Burns welcomes rising talent from Manhattan School Of Music Elizabeth Baxley.

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Prominent artistic staffers — including Young Audiences director — are part of extensive Steppenwolf layoffs by Chris Jones

Prominent artistic staffers -- including Young Audiences director -- are part of Steppenwolf layoffs

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Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen Music Supervisor Alex Lacamoire Wants to Answer Your Questions by Logan Culwell-Block

The three-time Tony winner will chat live on The Broadway Q&A from Playbill and The Growing Studio July 15.

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Monday, July 13, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Tune in to the 65th Annual Obie Awards Tomorrow, July 14

Be sure to tune in to the 65th Annual Obie Awards, presented by the American Theatre Wing, premiering on YouTube tomorrow, July 14, 2020 at 8:00 PM.

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VIDEO: Bernadette Peters Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Tuesday at 12pm!

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here Tuesday, July 14 (12pm ET), as he chats with Broadway legend…

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Walt Disney World Reopening Gets Mixed Reviews by Artsjournal

Some social media users took aim at the cheery “Welcome Back” videos Disney put out ahead of its world resort’s reopening. Remixing the park footage with eerie music, including the ope…

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Eleanor Sokoloff, 106, Taught At Curtis For Eight Decades by Artsjournal

Mrs. Sokoloff taught at Curtis longer than any other professor in the conservatory’s history, and more than anyone else, she was its gracious — if sharp-witted — personification. – P…

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NYC Nightlife Shut Down And It’s Hard To See It Coming Back Any Time Soon by Artsjournal

“Even if you had a hundred people in a space that’s supposed to be 200, are they really going to keep six feet apart? A lot of people expect a nightclub to feel a certain way and have a …

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Richard Skipper Celebrates Karen Mason to Benefit The Actors Fund, Tonight, Monday, July 13 at 5 PM ET

The next Richard Skipper Celebrates will have as a guest, Karen Mason, in an edition to benefit The Actors Fund. The show live-streams on Monday, July 13 at 5 PM ET on Richard Skipper Celebr…

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Theater Artists Of Color Coalition Issues Extensive, Detailed Plan To Restructure Broadway by Greg Evans

A coalition of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and people of color) theater workers has released a detailed, 29-page set of demands and strategies to combat racism in the Broadway theater, recommen…

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Emily in Paris, Starring Lily Collins and Ashley Park, Heads to Netflix by Dan Meyer

The romantic comedy series follows a 20-something who lands her dream job overseas in the French capital.

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Four Months of Shutdown: What “theater” now means by New York Theater

#Stageworthy News. If “Hamilton” on Disney+  having become the most-viewed streaming video is not evidence enough of the expanding definition of “theater,” I saw nine plays last we…

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Monday, July 13, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: THE CHAOS TWINS Are Joined by Special Guest Chris Jackson- Wednesday at 4pm!

Tune in Wednesday, July 15 (and every other Wednesday at 4pm EDT) to watch the next episode right here at BroadwayWorld or on Facebook Live. This week's special guest is Broadway favorite …

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Constantine Maroulis, Ace Young, Diana DeGarmo and More to Take Part in Axelrod PAC's Virtual Summer Concert Series

The Axelrod Performing Arts Center is introducing the Anne & Sheldon Vogel Virtual Concert Series, Thursday evenings at 7 pm, beginning on July 16, streaming on Facebook Live. Co-produc…

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QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your Broadway Fonts?

How well do you know your Broadway fonts? Take our quiz to find out if you can figure out the show from the font!

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BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams- JACKIE'S BACK with Jenifer Lewis!

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk about the 1999 Lifetime TV movie 'Jackie's Back,' starring legendary actress Jenifer Lewis. They also discuss Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie O'Donnell, Tim Curry…

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Joel Grey to Direct Reading of ON BORROWED TIME Starring Phillipa Soo, Bebe Neuwirth, Sam Waterston and More

Rehearsals begin today for the online reading of Paul Osborn's On Borrowed Time, directed by Academy and Tony Award winner Joel Grey, as part of the Two River Theater's 'Two River Rising' se…

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Casts of 30 ROCK, CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND and More to Appear on STARS IN THE HOUSE

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced this week's lineup for 'Stars in the House' featuring cast members from 30 Rock and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.

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MAC invites all songwriters to submit their original songs for consideration for one of MAC’s two songwriting awards: the Dottie Burman Award and the John Wallowitch Award. Submitters d…

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Review Roundup: The Public Theater's THE LINE Starring Santino Fontana, Alison Pill & More

The Public Theater's The Line, written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen and directed by Blank, debuted on Wednesday, July 8 at 7:30 pm ET. The live-streamed play, bringing first-person stori…

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JOEL GREY Begins Rehearsal Today! by Corine Cohen


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Watch: National Theatre’s ‘The Deep Blue Sea’ by Matthew Wexler

One of the greatest female stage roles in contemporary theater comes to life in the National Theatre's devastating post-war masterpiece, "The Deep Blue Sea," by Terence Rattigan. The post W…

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For Good by Anita Martin

Shoshana Bean gives back to school theatre The post For Good appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Tricklock Company to Close Indefinitely After 27 Years by American Theatre Editors

The New Mexico company, hit by the cancellation of its international-focused Revolutions Festival, will close down to retire debt and reevaluate.

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Black Theatre United Hosts Inaugural Event On Racial Justice by American Theatre Editors

The group, with founding members including Audra McDonald, Phylicia Rashad, and Billy Porter, unites Black voices for social change.

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Chris Foxon: “We may see a shift in who thinks of themselves as artists” by A Younger Theatre

Welcome to episode eleven of AYT in Isolation! Today’s interview is with writer and producer , as well as Papatango’s Executive Director, Chris Foxon. As part of Papatango, Chris has mou…

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A dance critic’s musical journey by Merilyn Jackson

With stages dark around the world, dance critic Merilyn Jackson remembers the path of her musical education, rooted in the sounds of Philadelphia.

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16 Cast Albums That Aren't Available to Stream—But Should Be by Mark Peikert

Why can't we listen to The Pirate Queen or Elaine Stritch in Sail Away right this second?

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Kinky Boots' Kyle Taylor Parker Will Release Volume 2 of Broadway Soul Album by Andrew Gans

The new recording is produced and co-arranged by Sonny Paladino and Ari Groover.

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Jarvis Cocker finally adapts to life after Pulp with his new JARV IS… album, Beyond the Pale

Themes of biology and extinction recur throughout the new release from Cocker’s project

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Freestyle Love Supreme Academy Goes Online This Summer by Olivia Clement

The virtual classes are available for adults and youth.

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Andrew Lippa Joins Us Live to Answer Your Questions by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony-nominated composer will discuss creating The Wild Party, The Addams Family and more at 1 PM ET.

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Monday, July 13, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: CHAINING ZERO's Online Series Concludes With 'Who You Love' Featuring Jay Armstrong Johnson and Sasha Allen

Chaining Zero's 'Chaining Zero Sessions' concludes this week with a final release from the new musical performed by top Broadway, West End and Nashville talent. This week the team releases '…

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EMILY IN PARIS, Starring Lily Collins and Ashley Park, Comes To Netflix This Fall

Netflix today announced the new romantic comedy series, Emily In Paris -- created, written and executive produced by Darren Star -- will release exclusively on its service this fall.

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'I haven’t had a drink since I started': how theatre got me off the streets by Interview By Laura Horton

Theatre Royal Plymouth is one of many UK arts venues facing crisis. Clive, who sells the Big Issue outside the theatre, explains how it changed his life After 23 years on the streets I manag…

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Hamilton Soars to No. 2 Spot on Billboard 200; First Cast Album in Top 2 Since Hair

The musical premiered on Disney Plus earlier this month.

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She Loves Me, The King and I, and More to Reair on PBS This Summer

PBS will present several Broadway productions as part of its Great Performances series.

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Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, July 13- with Lupita Nyong'o, Phylicia Rashad & More!

Today (July 13) in live streaming: Richard II continues, Audra McDonald sings with Seth Rudetsky, and so much more!

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Idina Menzel and a Coven of Elphabas, Cynthia Erivo, More Join Shoshana Bean for Online Gala July 13 by Ryan McPhee

The virtual event will raise money for the performing arts department at Bean's alma mater, Beaverton High School.

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Alice Ripley, Lena Hall & More Get Happy! YouTube Spiraling the Night of a Thousand Judys Cast

Zing! Went The Strings Of Our Heart! Tomorrow night at 8pm EST, audiences can virtually enjoy The 8th Annual Night of a Thousand Judys to benefit The Ali Forney Center with iconic performers…

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Thomas Kail explains how Eliza’s gasp at the end of ‘Hamilton’ came to be by Ashley Lee, Los Angeles Times

Over the years — and especially in the days since the movie was released — viewers have speculated as to what the final moment means.

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Livestreaming The Download

By . National Black Theatre presents The Download livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at on Thursday 16 July 2020 at 11:30 a.m.

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Shooting A Sex Scene During A Global Pandemic Isn’t Easy by Artsjournal2

What’s safe now? Uh, mannequins. “We’ve had a lot of strange looks and questions like, Do you really want to do this? … But everyone is game. They are getting their first latex kiss.…

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Comedy’s Pretty Darn Big Racism Problem by Artsjournal2

Let’s be honest about LA’s Upright Citizens Brigade and the Groundlings, say BIPOC comedians: “The self-perpetuating white power structure fostered by these institutions led to the bel…

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The Show Must Go On! merch raises £250,000 by Hira Desai

Theatre Support Fund+ today announced a milestone moment after reaching £250,000 from all The Show Must Go On! merchandise. The post The Show Must Go On! merch raises £250,000 appeared fi…

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Theatre Review: ‘The Decameron: Day 1,’ a series of 30 short movement pieces streaming by Synetic Theater by Mary Ann Johnson

Synetic, that wonderfully physical innovative movement theater in Crystal City, has come up with a bold streaming idea. They have taken chapters from “The Decameron,” a collection of nov…

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Theatre Review: ‘The Deep Blue Sea,’ streaming from National Theatre, UK by Mary Ann Johnson

Salvation can come from unexpected sources. In this play, set in a  flat in Ladbroke Grove in West London in 1952, salvation comes from an ex-doctor in the form of a nascent friendship. It …

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Nick Cordero's wife Amanda Kloots opens up about 'beautiful and perfect' memorial: 'His spirit was definitely ther by Clémence Michallon, Clémence Michallon

'Truly, I am scared. Scared of my new normal, of the pain, the loss and being strong enough to get through it'

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Six the Musical announces further dates for Utilita Live From The Drive-In tour by Hira Desai may or may not lose your heads because Six the Musical have announced they'll be reigning across the UK right into September as part of the UK drive-in tour. The post Six the M…

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This year Edinburgh Festival Fringe goes virtual!

Event organisers have announced that the Edinburgh Festival Fringe will now be going online this year. The digital festival will hold 30 digital events in total.

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Monday, July 13, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Theatre Review: ‘The Decameron: Day 2, streaming by Synetic Theater by Mary Ann Johnson

In the first of three offerings on July 11, Mandi Lee, who based her tale on Day 6, Story 8, takes us on an epic journey of change. And it all happens in one session in another wise deserted…

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Edinburgh festival fringe sets stage for summer of online shows by Mark Brown Arts Correspondent

Organisers prepare for ‘weird’ visitor-free season including weekly variety performance Edinburgh festival fringe is preparing for a “weird” visitor-free summer with a package of onl…

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BWW Book Club: Read an Excerpt From Michael Riedel's RAZZLE DAZZLE: THE BATTLE FOR BROADWAY - Chapters 16, 17 & 18

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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Marcia Cross Will Be Honored With the 2020 Marin Mazzie Award for Empowerment

Marcia Cross will be honored with the 2020 Marin Mazzie Award for Empowerment, on July 16 during the Cancer Support Community's Virtual Celebration.

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Tim Minchin Will Host a MATILDA Listening Party With Broadway Records

Broadway Records will be hosting a virtual Listening Party on Tuesday, July 14th at 7pm, with Grammy and Tony nominee Tim Minchin.

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Disney+ Special, “Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes on You” Released by Broadway Direct

Robin Roberts chats with creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, director Thomas Kail and members of the cast for "Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes on You," which premiered on Disney+ on July 10. The post…

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Pop Smoke and ‘Hamilton’ Shake Up the Billboard Chart by Joe Coscarelli

The posthumous debut album by the Brooklyn rapper landed at No. 1, becoming one of the biggest releases of a slow summer in music.

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USC Will Remove John Wayne Exhibit by Artsjournal2

The actor, who attended USC on a football scholarship in the 1920s, said some intensely racist things in a 1971 interview. So why did an exhibit honoring him go up at USC’s School of Cinem…

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Theatre Artists Of Color Don’t Want To Be Treated As Tokens Now Or Ever Again by Artsjournal2

The group “We See You, White American Theater” released a 29-page letter of demands that “would amount to a sweeping restructuring of the theater ecosystem in America.” Indeed, they …

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When You Can Actually Be What You Can’t See, But Then You Finally See Yourself Onscreen by Artsjournal2

Author Candice Carty-Williams (she of the hilarious, sexy, sad, and moving 2019 novel Queenie) says that Michaela Coel’s new series is the first (and perhaps only) screen depiction of what…

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Spokane Symphony Administrator Resigns After Racist Conspiracy Theory Tweets Are Exposed by Artsjournal2

Bethany Schoeff-Cotter is a classically trained oboist and married to the symphony’s general manager – and was the personnel manager for 11 years. In her tweets, she “referred to the B…

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Some Of Bollywood’s Biggest Stars Are Hospitalized With The Coronavirus by Artsjournal2

While some big stars have already died, Sunday shook the Bollywood world further. “Superstar Amitabh Bachchan was in a ‘stable’ condition in the isolation unit at Nanavati Hospital, th…

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In Dealing With Deeply Problematic Statues, The U.S. Could Take Some Cues From India by Artsjournal2

Why consume museum resources to honor settler colonialism or racism? India and former satellite states of the Soviet Union offer a different path. “In these places, no effort is made to pr…

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Washington Ballet Artistic Director Julie Kent Says She’s Recovering From Covid-19 by Artsjournal2

The former American Ballet Theatre star didn’t elaborate, but “at least three ballet employees became sick after the Washington Ballet’s online gala June 18, according to several peopl…

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Rage Against The Pretty Little Machine by Artsjournal2

Bonnie Lucas loves to take pretty things, cut them up, rip them apart, and then remake them into art. “The store-bought object is not meant to be cut up and dismantled. It’s highly value…

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New Plays by Donnetta Lavinia Grays, Malika Oyetimein, Daryl Watson, More Part of Pass the Mic Festival by Andrew Gans

Brandon Scott and Courtney Sauls will host the virtual play festival to amplify Black voices in the theatre.

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London's The Mousetrap to Reopen With Social Distancing Measures in Place

The long-running whodunit will likely be the first West End show to resume performances.

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‘Helen McCrory is on fine form’: THE DEEP BLUE SEA – National Theatre At Home (Online review) by John Chapman

In the case of The Deep Blue Sea I find myself firmly sitting on the fence. Good performances? Mostly. Fine production? Mainly. Great play? The jury’s still out.

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Hot Clip of the Day: Hair, Hair, Hair Hair Hair, Hair Hair Hair

July 13, 2011 marked the beginning of the bright as sunshine Broadway return of the Tony winning revival of HAIR. Following the revival's national tour, the show returned to Broadway's St. J…

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Read Reviews for Docu-Play The Line, About New York's First Responders During COVID-19 by Playbill Staff

The new play, conceived by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen and presented by The Public, is available for free on YouTube.

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Livestreaming Peace by Piece by Nabil Swahala

By . Glod: Political Theatre as a Civil Right presents Peace by Piece by Nabil Swahala livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at on Monda…

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The Old Vic Joins #PullUpOrShutUp Campaign to Support Racial Equality in the Workplace by Dan Meyer

The London theatre released the employee makeup data for the 2019–2020 season, which revealed that zero percent of staff or senior management are Black.

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Livestreaming Common Wealth with I Have Met the Enemy (and the enemy is us)

By . Glod: Political Theatre as a Civil Right presents Common Wealth with I Have Met the Enemy (and the enemy is us) livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, July 13, 2020 by Susan Grace

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Broadway Catch Up: July 13 - Billy Porter, Ariana DeBose, Ramin Karimloo, 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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HAMILTON Original Broadway Cast Recording Rises To #2 On Billboard's 'Top Albums' & 'Top 200' Charts

Following the highly-anticipated film release of HAMILTON on Disney+, the HAMILTON (ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING) is once again celebrating a new milestone after the album surged to the …

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Livestreaming Zoukak Theatre Company’s HEAVENS

By . Glod: Political Theatre as a Civil Right presents Zoukak Theatre Company’s HEAVENS livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at o

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Whoopi Goldberg, Lea Salonga, George Salazar, Colman Domingo, More Join Project Sing Out! Lineup by Logan Culwell-Block

The event, benefiting the Educational Theatre Foundation, is executive produced by Once On This Island Tony nominee Hailey Kilgore and will stream exclusively on Playbill July 20.

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Whoopi Goldberg, Lea Salonga, George Salazar, Colman Domingo, Robin Roberts, More Join Project Sing Out! Lineup by Logan Culwell-Block

The event, benefiting the Educational Theatre Foundation, is executive produced by Once On This Island Tony nominee Hailey Kilgore and will stream exclusively on Playbill July 20.

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How to grow a mood-boosting garden

Find out why the healing garden should be an intrinsic part of life

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Harrowing tales from frontline COVID responders in livestreaming play ‘The Line’ by Brendan Kiley

For “The Line,” playwrights Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen interviewed real health care workers in New York City. The play, presented by The Public Theater, streams online for free throug…

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Monday, July 13, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Next Up in the Nightly Met Streams: a 2020 Wozzeck, Puccini Times 3, More by Ryan McPhee

The Metropolitan Opera series offers free presentations of past titles.

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Theatres that made us: from Stratford-upon-Avon to the Savoy by Compiled By Chris Wiegand

Continuing our series, Lolita Chakrabarti shares an electric memory and Ben Weatherill recalls stolen kisses in a historic building Continue reading...

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Igor Memic wins twelfth annual Papatango New Writing Prize by Hira Desai

Bosnian-born British playwright, Igor Memic has won the 12th annual Papatango New Writing Prize for his debut full-length play, Old Bridge. Read more here. The post Igor Memic wins twelfth a…

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VIDEO: Sir Patrick Stewart Celebrates His 80th Birthday With Shakespeare's Sonnet 80

Sir Patrick Stewart is celebrating his 80th birthday today with Shakespeare's Sonnet 80, as part of his #ASonnetADay series!

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The Excitement And Pain Of Reckoning With The Enslavers Of Bristol by Artsjournal2

The statue of Edward Colston loomed over the city at the beginning of June, and historians had given up hope to get even a plaque of context about the man. Now, “beaten-up, bloodied and gr…

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What Barnes And Noble Did During Its Summer Non-Vacation by Artsjournal2

As so many of us have been doing, the store redecorated – or rather, some of the chain took what it calls first steps in redecorating. (Might it be useful to hire back some of those conten…

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Why Is UC San Francisco About To Destroy Artwork Depicting An African American Midwife Hero? by Artsjournal2

Well, you know, new medical research buildings. “University spokespeople claim that UC San Francisco is unable to cover the costs of removing and preserving the murals, estimated at $8 mil…

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Nielsen Reverses Course About Measuring Who’s Watching TV by Artsjournal2

They weren’t going to include bars, airports, hotel lobbies, and other public places for a while – because, after all, what kinds of numbers are in those places now? Then the studio ad e…

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Art Galleries Are Opening Outposts In The Hamptons, Where Their Clients Are Ensconced by Artsjournal2

What virus? “Since the beginning of June, five major art galleries have opened here: Pace, Skarstedt, Van de Weghe, Michael Werner and Sotheby’s, all arms of New York art powerhous…

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Monday, July 13, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Stream André Holland and Phylicia Rashad Doing Shakespeare, a Virtual Obie Awards, More This Week by Ryan McPhee

Arts organizations and theatremakers continue to make the Internet their stage during the pandemic.

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Today on Broadway: Monday, July 13, 2020 by Matt Tamanini

Broadway League Approves 15-Second COVID Test, Tonya Pinkins Essay on Performative Activism, Matt Reviews Play-PerView’s “The Few” “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Fr…

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Stiles + Drewe & The British Theatre Academy launch the annual Musical Theatre Young Singer Award by Hira Desai

Stiles + Drewe & The British Theatre Academy are launching a search for the next generation of West End talent. Find out how to apply here! The post Stiles + Drewe & The British Thea…

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1980s Broadway Musical Logo Madness! Round 1 Group A by JK

If you follow our site with any regularity, you know we are obsessed with show logos and window cards! We just LOVE them. Anyway, while we are all in "pause" mode, we thought it'd be fun to …

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Inside the super natural home

Designers are using bamboo, terracotta and basketry to create a more comfortable, considered space

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Watch Showstopper! The (Socially Distanced) Improvised Musical online next week by Hira Desai

On July 21st, you can have the choice to create your dream musical from the comfort of your home, all thanks to Showstopper! The Improvised Musical. The post Watch Showstopper! The (Sociall…

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Showstopper! The Improvised Musical to present an online socially distanced performance this month!

Hilarious improv troupe The Showstoppers have announced a new, one-off, online live-stream of their West End, Olivier Award-winning show, which will be fully COVID-compliant and availabl…

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Just because: Stan Kenton makes his TV debut by Terry Teachout

Stan Kenton and his big band make their TV debut on Toast of the Town (later renamed The Ed Sullivan Show). The trumpet soloist is Maynard Ferguson and the drummer is Shelly Manne. This ep…

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Watch a Sneak Peek of Tony Winner Laura Benanti in This Week's Match Game by Playbill Staff

The panel game show, hosted by Alec Baldwin, airs on ABC July 19 featuring Benanti, Sherri Shepherd, James Van Der Beek, and more.

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Almanac: Alistair Cooke on Humphrey Bogart and professionalism by Terry Teachout

“He measured all his fellow workers by the test of professionalism, and a professional is a man who can do his best work when he doesn’t feel like it.” Alistair Cooke, Six Men Continu…

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Monday, July 13, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Exclusive: Audra McDonald Sings 'Down With Love' 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 titled The Seth Concert Series.

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"The Show Must Go On!" merch reaches new milestone with £250,000 raised for charity

The Theatre Support Fund has reached a new fundraising milestone. Their "The Show Must Go On!" merchandise, which includes t-shirts, tote bags, coffee mugs, badges, notebooks, and a newly un…

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Wake Up With BWW 7/13: Audra McDonald's SETH CONCERT SERIES Show Re-AIrs, and More!

Today's top stories: Audra McDonald's concert, as part of The Seth Concert Series will re-air today, and more!

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Arts groups leaped online during the pandemic. Who tuned in? by Jeremy Reynolds / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“It wasn’t a revenue generator and wasn’t intended to be — this was about keeping up engagement,” says Pittsburgh Opera’s Chris Cox.

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‘A wonderfully vibrant fundraising concert’: TURN UP LONDON – Online review ★★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Fundraising concert Turn Up London, organised by Nicole Raquel Dennis and Ryan Carter, is a powerful reminder of how music and words can unite people as well as put across serious messages.

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‘Penhall beautifully & subtly unravels the increasing bullying behaviour’: MOOD MUSIC – Old Vic (Online review) by Emma Clarendon

Covering a diverse range of issues such as passion, creativity, power and control, Mood Music has many great elements – but can feel repetitive.

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Primary Wave Music Publishing hires Ken Davenport for theatrical development by Caitlin Huston

Producer Ken Davenport has been hired as advisor of theatrical development and production for Primary Wave Music Publishing.  In the developmental deal, Davenport will have access to the mu…

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Monday, July 13, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)

The Town That Didn’t Stare — finishing school for fundamentalists

In a new podcast Nick Hilton recounts the peculiar history of East Grinstead where Scientology has thrived

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Monday, July 13, 2020 at 4am (Broadway Time)

10 Masterpieces in Ugandan Theatre by Ian Kiyingi Muddu

If you want to understand a nation and its people, look no farther than its art. Through a country’s paintings, poetry or drama, the treasures, the dreams and aspirations of its people are…

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Support For Artists Is Key To Returning To Vibrant Cultural Life Post-Coronavirus by Colleen Renihan, Ben Schnitzer, and Julia Brook

Artists are crucial to the futures we’re imagining beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. The vitality of the societies we wish to return to are vibrant in large part because they sound and lo…

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Monday, July 13, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)

On the Couch with Claire Jager by Arts Review

Who is Claire Jager? The Festival Director of Castlemaine Documentary Film Festival. I always seem to take on things I haven’t done before but this feels like a very natural extension of p…

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From Shylock to Shakespeare himself: Patrick Stewart on stage – in pictures

As the actor turns 80, we look back at some of his performances, including Macbeth, Malvolio and a role as the Bard of Stratford ‘He’s so strapping and virile’: Patrick Stewart at 80 C…

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Inequity by Design by Elsa Hiltner

By Elsa Hiltner. Elsa Hiltner discusses equity issues for designers in the theatre industry and offers tips for how artists can work together to change the system.

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Monday, July 13, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)

National Film and Sound Archive to share its secrets in Hive by Arts Review

The National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) will use interactive technologies to provide visitors with an insight into its collection – and the experts tasked with preserving it – in a ne…

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Hamilton by Arts Review

To wax lyrical at this point about the merits of the musical Hamilton is surely a redundant exercise. There can only be so much conversation, reaction, plaudits, and awards before you just a…

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I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry — Hank Williams’s track is the saddest and simplest of songs

Few have matched the power of the country singer’s 1949 original

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How online music retailer Bandcamp became an artist and fan favourite

The site has found a niche with a more generous alternative to the subscription-based model of Spotify

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Tune Into 4-Night Radio Broadcast of Richard II, Starring André Holland, Beginning July 13 by Olivia Clement

The Saheem Ali-helmed production, available from The Public Theater via WNYC, also features Lupita Nyong'o, Phylicia Rashad, and Estelle Parsons.

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Single Crash Cymbal Only Acoustic Instrument Left in Pit; Misses Friends, Family, Children by Broadway Beat

by Sasha Jernakoff. @averagehoneydew. ALLENTOWN, PA - The Spotlight Theater Company production of Bring it On attracted attention this pa...

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