Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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‘Hamilton’ Ignores the Statesman’s Strategy to Fund Genocidal Warfare Against Indigenous Peoples by Mark Meuwese

The recent release of the musical Hamilton by the Disney+ channel on July 3 received favorable reviews across Canada and the United States. Critics have lauded the musical for its innovative…

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Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Shoshana Bean and Anika Noni Rose Join Laura Bell Bundy on New Single 'Get It Girl, You Go!'

Laura Bell Bundy has enlisted two of her Broadway pals, Tony-winner Anika Noni Rose and Shoshana Bean, to join her on her new girl power anthem, 'Get It Girl, You Go!'

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Love, Noel: The Songs and Letters of Noel Coward *** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward August 13, 2020: The intimate environs of cabaret will probably be the last aspect of the entertainment industry to return to normal in this COVID world. Patrons squee…

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‘Diana’ to Premiere on Netflix Before B’way by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward August 13, 2020: Another COVID-postponed Broadway musical has announced plans for reopening, but with a twist. Diana, the bio-musical about Great Britain's beloved lat…

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Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Judith Light, Bryan Cranston, Laurie Metcalf and More Join #theatre5alliance Project

Five theater organizations today announced the formation of the #theatre5alliance to bring the arts to people's homes and to highlight the importance of keeping local theater alive and thr…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:55PM
Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Liberty or Just Us: a City Park Story ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons August 14, 2020: For over four decades New York City summers have been blessed with Theater for the New City’s annual Street Theater tour, which visits all five b…

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VIDEO: Watch a NEWSIES Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE

Stars in the House continues today (8pm) with a Newsies reunion with Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Ben Fankhauser, Aisha de Haas, Jeremy Jordan, and Kara Lindsay.

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IN THESE IMMERSIVE SHOWS, THE JURY IS IN (YOUR HOME) by Robert Shuman

(Alexis Soloski’s article appeared in the New York Times, 8/11; Photo: Good casting: Andrew Anderson, a BBC reporter, portraying a correspondent for a fictional network in “The Evidence …

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Choose Your Own Variety with Ali McGregor by Peter J Snee

Arts Centre Melbourne is helping audiences plan for Friday nights in lockdown like no other by presenting Melbourne cabaret queen

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Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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La Boite Artistic Director Todd MacDonald’s contract concludes by Sean McLoughlin

La Boite Theatre Company has announced that the contract of current Artistic Director and CEO Todd MacDonald will conclude at

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A message to the arts and cultural sector from James Abruzzo: We are here to listen and eager to help by Artsjournal

While we are still engaged with paid search and consulting projects, we also realize that our experience and perspective may be helpful in other ways and so invite you to contact us for advi…

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Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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NEWSIES Star Ben Fankhauser Joins Lance Roberts On BROADWAY'S CALLING

Ben Fankhauser, the original Davey in Newsies on Broadway will stop by Broadway's Calling with Lance Roberts this week.

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Virtual Cabaret: Love, Noel by David Sheward

The intimate environs of cabaret will probably be the last aspect of the entertainment industry to return to normal in this COVID world. Patrons squeezed shoulder to shoulder at tiny tables,…

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VIDEO: Leslie Jordan and Katie Couric Bust a Move to 'You Can't Stop the Beat'

Leslie Jordan and Katie Couric got together and got their groove on!

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VIDEO: Check Out Highlights From HAM4CHANGE Featuring Daveed Diggs, Anthony Ramos and More

The original cast of Hamilton has been taking part in Ham4Change events, supporting organizations focused on ending systematic racism. 

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Report: Cultural Institutions Spent Almost $8 Billion On Buildings Last Year by Artsjournal

The latest figures for 2019 represent a slowdown in the growth of the number of completed projects seen each year since 2016, as well as the fourth consecutive drop in the number of announce…

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Is Singing Together During COVID Safe? by Artsjournal

“Singing in a room for an extended period of time, in close contact with lots of people and no ventilation — that’s a recipe for disaster,” says Shelly Miller, a professor at the Uni…

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NY’s High Line Asks For Public Help In Choosing Next Sculpture by Artsjournal

The non-profit organisation High Line Art, which commissions public art projects on and around the elevated park in Chelsea, launched a platform of artist proposals this week, and says that …

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Hollywood Movie Production Restarts (But Not In Hollywood) by Artsjournal

Hollywood has been unable to restart production on its own soundstages in California because of surging infections in the state, plodding negotiations with unions over protocols and the time…

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Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Despite Reducing Capacity, the Country's First Equity-Approved, COVID-Era Theatre Productions Move Forward by Ryan McPhee

A new Massachusetts mandate has capped outdoor mass gatherings at 50 instead of 100, affecting current productions of Harry Clarke and Godspell.

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Despite Reducing Capacity, the Country's First Equity-Approved, Post-COVID Theatre Productions Move Forward by Ryan McPhee

A new Massachusetts mandate has capped outdoor mass gatherings at 50 instead of 100, affecting current productions of Harry Clarke and Godspell.

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Gradual reopening of English theatres and sports venues unveiled

Johnson announces further easing of controls on more sectors of the economy but along with stricter fines

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BEST OF THE DECADE: 15 Favorite Musical Flops by JK

We are nearing the end of our Best of the Decade series, and we'd be remiss if we didn't look back on our favorite sub-genre of musicals: The Flop. We know that technically, every show that…

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Is Diana the Musical the first domino in the straight-to-streaming market?

Is Diana the first domino in the straight-to-streaming market?     And you thought Princess Diana’s actual story was dramatic?   In one of the biggest stories to hit the Covid-infused a…

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10 Soldiers review – Rosie Kay drills dancers for the battlefield by Lyndsey Winship

Available online The choreographer goes back to barracks to portray how intense army training moulds raw recruits into a fighting team, with the mental and physical battles that ensue To pre…

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Go Behind the Scenes of the Upcoming Musical Suffragist With Creators Shaina Taub, Leigh Silverman, More by Ruthie Fierberg

Tune in to the August 13 digital event from The New York Times.

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Leslie Odom Jr., Joshua Henry and Derrick Baskin Discuss Self-Worth & More by Caitlin Moynihan

With global protests calling for justice and racial equality, Black Broadway artists are using their voices to promote change. In an effort to keep the conversation growing, Broadway.com inv…

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Watch the Original Cast of Hamilton Reflect on the #Hamilfilm by Broadway Direct

It’s been an unforgettable journey. #Hamilfilm The post Watch the Original Cast of Hamilton Reflect on the #Hamilfilm appeared first on Broadway Direct.

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In the News: National Black Theatre Names I Am Soul Residents, Atlantic Theater Company and Seattle Rep Get Grants for New Works, More by Dan Meyer

Plus: Watch Liz Callaway, Tamar Greene, and more sing out in support of arts education.

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Life In The Fast Lane? It Comes With A Cost by Artsjournal

“There’s a cost to living; there’s a cost to doing everything. That cost depends on the speed at which we’re living, to some degree. If we are living our lives at a very fast rate, w…

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Report: Racism At Canadian Museum Of Human Rights by Artsjournal

“I served as an external adviser and peer reviewer for the museum over several years. The current crisis may be shocking, but it’s a predictable consequence of the museum’s history of …

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P-Valley Star Brandee Evans Joins Playbill's Stream Stealers to Talk About the Smart, Sexy New Starz Series From Katori Hall by Playbill Staff

Evans is the summer's breakout star as Mercedes, the queen bee of the Pynk strip club at the center of the show, recently renewed for a second season.

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Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Tony Winners André De Shields, Judith Light, Laurie Metcalf, More Join #Theatre5Alliance by Dan Meyer

The stars will create short vignettes to support five popular regional American theatres.

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See the Broadway Community Reunite for a Moving Tribute to the Theatre by Marc J. Franklin

The Ensemblist welcomed performers who populate the theatre industry to create a symbol of resilience in the heart of Times Square.

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Listen to the Latest Episodes of Gabrielle Ruiz and Pallavi Sastry's WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR Podcast

Two friends, Gabrielle & Pallavi, invite their dearest and sometimes newest, to discuss what it will take to nurture and grow our relationships in a post-quarantine world; whether near, …

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TheatreWorks Silicon Valley pushes back new shows (again) due to coronavirus by Randy McMullen

Tony-winning Palo Alto company TheatreWorks Silicon Valley now plans to resume live performances in March.

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Phylicia Rashad, Angela Bassett, & More to Star in the HBO Special Event BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME

The first wave of featured performers has been announced for HBOa??s adaptation of the critically acclaimed stage show, based on the #1 New York Times bestseller of the same name by author…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:10PM

Odds & Ends: Andrew Lloyd Webber Participates in Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Trial & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Andrew Lloyd-Webber Receives Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber is dedicated to reopening theaters …

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VIDEO: Get Obsessed with Lena Hall on Backstage Live with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!

Tomorrow, August 14 (9pm), Lena Hall will present a new concert, OBSESSED: Alanis Morissette, exclusively with BroadwayWorld Events. Audiences will have the option of a VIP concert experie…

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Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Phylicia Rashad, Courtney B. Vance, Angela Bassett, Oprah Winfrey, More Set for HBO’s Between the World and Me by Dan Meyer

The adaptation is based on The Apollo’s staging of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ work.

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Norm Lewis, Bruce Sabath, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and More Join BROTHERHOOD/SISTERHOOD

Norm Lewis and Bruce Sabath are among the major names participating in a production called Brotherhood/Sisterhood that will debut on YouTube this Sunday at 6:00 PM. It is the opening night o…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:58PM

How A Turkish Historical Drama Became ‘The Muslim ‘Game Of Thrones” by Artsjournal1

Ertuğrul, a five-season dizi (that’s Turkish for telenovela-crossed-with-historical-epic) about the father of the founder of the Ottoman Empire, “is now so popular that it has been dubb…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 03:54PM

AMC Says It Will Open Its Movie Theatres Next Week by Artsjournal

Starting August 20th, AMC plans to have more than 100 theaters open, and it says it will continue opening locations “such that about two-thirds of our theatres across the country should be…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 03:54PM

Theater to Stream: ‘Finish the Fight’ and a Starry ‘Jacksonian’ by Elisabeth Vincentelli

This month, watch Ming Peiffer’s play about the women’s suffrage movement and a virtual reading that reunites Ed Harris and Bill Pullman.

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Massachusetts Forces Two Theaters to Reduce Seating Capacity by Michael Paulson

Only 50 audience members apiece will be allowed to attend tent performances of “Godspell” and “Harry Clarke" in the Berkshires.

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People You Should Know . . . Cinthia Chen by Zack Calhoon

Cinthia Chen is an interdisciplinary artist working primarily in theater and film. She was a SUITE/Space artist at Mabou Mines, Fresh Ground Pepper BRB Resident Artist, Creators Collective…

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VIDEO: Ryan Duncan Gets Back Into Character as Nick Styler For GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER 2nd Anniversary

Today is the 2nd anniversary of Broadway's Gettin' The Band Back Together, and Ryan Duncan (Gettin' The Band Back Together, Shrek The Musical) has created the second video in his Nick Style…

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U is for Leslie Uggams. Her Broadway career in photos and videos by New York Theater

The Harlem-born daughter of a chorus dancer at the Cotton Club and a singer in the Hall Johnson choir, Leslie Uggams began performing on television at the age of six; at seven, she was openi…

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Harlem Week 2020 to Feature Melba Moore, Kimber Sprawl, Lincoln Center’s The Black Clown, More by Dan Meyer

Broadway press agent Irene Gandy will also lead a panel on working in theatre, featuring Stephanie Mills and other industry insiders.

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Harlem Week 2020 to Feature Melba Moore, Kimber Elayne Sprawl, Lincoln Center’s The Black Clown, More by Dan Meyer

Broadway press agent Irene Gandy will also lead a panel on working in theatre, featuring Stephanie Mills and other industry insiders.

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Hailey Kilgore, Skylar Astin & More Set for Broadway for Racial Justice's Amplified Concert by Lindsey Sullivan

A dazzling roster of stars is set for Broadway for Racial Justice's Amplified virtual concert, which will take place on August 21 at 8PM ET on YouTube. The event will raise funds for BFRJ's …

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive: Home Edition with Michael James Scott, Leslie Odom Jr., Derrick Baskin and Joshua Henry by Broadway.com

Broadway leading men Leslie Odom Jr., Joshua Henry and Derrick Baskin join Michael James Scott for a #LiveatFive roundtable discussion.

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive: Home Edition with Santino Fontana by Broadway.com

Tony winner Santino Fontana talks about the Guild Hall benefit and more with Beth Stevens.

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Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Watch Now: Sara Bareilles Talks Little Voice & Performs Title Song by Broadway Direct

James Corden connects with Sara Bareilles and asks her about the experience of making "Little Voice" for Apple TV+, and Sara shares a performance of the titular song. She talks about how pr…

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Here’s One Set Of Turf Dancers On The Subway Who Are Actual Professionals by Artsjournal1

Yung Phil and his crew Turf Feinz may work the BART trains in and around San Francisco, but only between gigs for commercials, music videos, and concert tours. “We’re using [the subways]…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 02:48PM

Staff At Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Say Director’s Firing Was Justified by Artsjournal

Nathalie Bondil was ousted on 13 July by the museum’s board of directors, which cited “disturbing” reports from staff members about a “toxic” workplace atmosphere. The dismissal fo…

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Berliners Worry About The Health Of The City’s Visual Arts by Artsjournal

More than 5,000 visual artists from around the world are based here, according to statistics compiled by city authorities. Despite high-profile closures, there are still more than 300 galler…

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VIDEO: Stephanie J. Block Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Friday at 12pm!

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

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:18PM
Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Announces Updated Season by American Theatre Editors

The company's 51st season, the first under new artistic director Tim Bond, will be postponed until March.

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So Who Was ‘Jim Crow’, Anyway? by Artsjournal1

As you might guess, that’s not the name of any real person. Jim Crow was, arguably, the original minstrel show character. The performer Thomas Dartmouth Rice (1808-1860) didn’t invent mi…

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How Swedish Culture Explains Its Response To COVID by Artsjournal

It also helps explain the Swedish policy response to Covid-19 — banning gatherings over 50, encouraging home working and social distancing, shielding of vulnerable groups, while keeping so…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 01:42PM

10 Excellent Euan Morton Covers Singing Hedwig, Whitney, Lennon, and Joni!

We've collected 10 beautiful covers by current Hamilton King George Euan Morton! Enjoy these covers that span from Hedwig and the Angry Inch to standards by John Lennon, Whitney Houston, Jon…

Linked From BroadwayBox at 01:38PM

Check Out These Dream Scenic Designs of Grease!, Cabaret, and More From Andy Walmsley by Marc J. Franklin

The designer shares how he has remained creative throughout the shutdown with his innovative creations.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Says He'll Take Part in Experimental Covid-19 Trial

The Phantom of the Opera composer tweeted that he would receive a vaccination today.

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Move-in ready rentals appeal to millennials and empty nesters with array of amenities, attractions by Liz Alterman

Residents have cultural opportunities right outside their door at the State Theatre and George Street Playhouse as well as within the building as Premiere Residences is home to the New Bruns…

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TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Lays Plans for Next In-Person Season, Beginning in March 2021 by Ryan McPhee

The lineup includes a Hershey Felder solo show, August Wilson’s Gem of the Ocean, and Ragtime.

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VIDEO: Watch a NEWSIES Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE- Live at 8pm!

Stars in the House continues today (8pm) with a Newsies reunion with Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Ben Fankhauser, Aisha de Haas, Jeremy Jordan, and Kara Lindsay.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:12PM

Andrew Lloyd Webber Shares Photo of Himself Being Vaccinated for the Oxford COVID-19 Trial

Andrew Lloyd Webber announced yesterday that he was planning to be vaccinated for the Oxford COVID-19 trial. Today, he has shared a photo of himself taking part in the trial.

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Nominees announced for The Stage Debut Awards

The shortlist of nominees has been released for this year's Stage Debut Awards with Dear Evan Hansen earning four nominations in total. The lucky winners will be announced in a special cerem…

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Thursday, August 13, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Cabinet of Curiosity offers a walk on the hopeful side by Kerry Reid

A partnership with Little Red Schoolhouse brings art and nature together; plus a new home for Joel Hall Dancers and Collaboraction's virtual season Frank Maugeri…

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The Anonymous Armies Of Culture Cops Who Actually Police The Internet by Artsjournal1

“What sometimes gets obscured is the fact that many online-censorship decisions are made not by powerful actors” — for instance, senior execs at Facebook or Twitter — “imposing the…

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If COVID Means Audiences Can’t Sit Through These Shows, Then They Can Walk Through Them by Artsjournal1

“Now several companies are attempting variations on what is sometimes called promenade theater — outdoor productions in which audiences move as they follow the action. The form — a cou…

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Matt Herron, Photojournalist Who Documented Civil Rights Struggle In Deep South, Dead At 89 by Artsjournal1

“A child of the Depression and a protégé of the Dust Bowl documentarian Dorothea Lange, Mr. Herron assembled a team of photographers to capture the clashes between white Southerners and …

Linked From ArtsJournal at 12:36PM

Why Exams Continue To Be The Gold Standard For Education by Artsjournal

Many of the criticisms levelled at exams as a framework for learning and a means of assessment have validity. There have been valiant attempts over the years to provide a balance between for…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 12:36PM

Travis LeMont Ballenger Joins MJ THE MUSICAL Production Company, Lia Vollack Productions, as Producer

Lia Vollack Productions has announced the hiring of Travis LeMont Ballenger, who will serve as Producer. Most recently, Mr. Ballenger held the position of Associate Artistic Director at Th…

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Afua Hirsch on exploring African culture beyond the western gaze

In her new BBC series African Renaissance, the writer asks: what would the continent look like if it hadn’t been colonised?

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Rita Johnson: Hobbled by a Hair Dryer by Cavigliathecountess

Rita Johnson (1913-1965) may not be a household name but old time film buffs have seen her in many a minor classic. The Worcester, Mass. native studied at the New England Conservatory of Mus…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 12:24PM

MCC Announces Initial ‘Miscast20’ Performers by Matthew Wexler

MCC Theater brings together stars of stage and screen to sing songs from roles in which they would never be cast. Watch for free on YouTube on September 13. The post MCC Announces Initial …

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9 Things to Do This Weekend

How can you get your cultural fix when many arts institutions remain closed? Our writers offer suggestions for what to listen to and watch.

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9 Stephanie J. Block Videos We Can't Get Enough Of!

Stephanie J. Block is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances (and her Tony acceptance speech) before her show on Sunday!

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BingeWatch: seminal showbiz satire The Larry Sanders Show

Garry Shandling’s mould-breaking sitcom skewered 1990s Hollywood with the help of its biggest stars

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Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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What Is It Like to See In-Person Theatre During COVID? by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth and family go to the socially-distanced production of Godspell, plus stories from Liz Callaway and BD Wong.

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Watch Sara Bareilles Perform the Title Track of Her TV Series Little Voice by Lindsey Sullivan

Theater fans know Sara Bareilles does it all: she has appeared on Broadway and in the West End in her Tony-nommed musical Waitress, co-hosted the Tony Awards and landed a role in Tina Fey's…

Linked From Broadway.com at 11:42AM

Two-Time Tony Winner Jonathan Pryce Tapped to Play Prince Philip on The Crown by Lindsey Sullivan

Jonathan Pryce, who was last seen on Broadway in 2019 in The Height of the Storm, will play Prince Philip in seasons five and six of Netflix's The Crown. He will join four-time Olivier Award…

Linked From Broadway.com at 11:42AM

Travis LeMont Ballenger joins Lia Vollack Productions by Caitlin Huston

Travis LeMont Ballenger, formerly the associate artistic director at San Diego’s Globe Theater, has joined Lia Vollack Productions as a producer. As part of the production company, started…

Linked From broadwaynews.com at 11:27AM

New York City Opera Aims to Premiere New Ricky Ian Gordon Work and The Central Park Five Concert in 2021 by Ryan McPhee

Gordon and librettist Michael Korie's The Garden of the Finzi-Continis will be a co-production with the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene

Linked From Playbill at 11:19AM

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical announces a second live-streamed performance by Hira Desai

If you missed the first performance of Showstopper! (The Socially Distanced) Improvised Musical last month, you've got a second chance this month. Find out more here. The post Showstopper! T…

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Travis LeMont Ballenger Will Head Up Production of the Forthcoming MJ Musical

Ballenger was previously associate artistic director at San Diego's Globe Theater.

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Barrington Stage Company and Berkshire Theatre Group Reduce Seating For HARRY CLARKE and GODSPELL Due to Tightened Restrictions

Barrington Stage Company and Berkshire Theatre Group have both been forced to reduce their seating for their respective productions, Harry Clarke and Godspell, due to new stricter restrictio…

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Lena Hall Takes Over Our Instagram Tomorrow!

In celebration of her Obsessed: Alanis Morissette concert tomorrow, Lena Hall will be taking over our Instagram Story on Friday!

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Bette Midler Will Publish a Children's Book About New York City's Mandarin Duck

Bette Midler will publish a children's picture book, THE TALE OF THE MANDARIN DUCK: A Modern Fable, featuring photographs from Michiko Kakutani and illustrations from Joana Avillez.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:03AM

Broadway Production Company Behind Michael Jackson Musical ‘MJ’ Hires Producer Travis LeMont Ballenger by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: The Broadway production company behind the upcoming Michael Jackson musical MJ and the stage adaptation of the hit 2000 film Almost Famous has hired The Old Globe Theater’s Trav…

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Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Hailey Kilgore, Solea Pfeiffer, Shoshana Bean, Jessie Mueller, and More Set For Broadway For Racial Justice's AMPLIFIED Concert

Broadway For Racial Justice will hold a concert, titled Amplified, next week, featuring Hailey Kilgore, Solea Pfeiffer, Shoshana Bean, Jessie Mueller, and more. The event will be hosted by…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:55AM

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, August 13- with Lena Hall, Max Von Essen and More!

Today (August 13) in live streaming: Max Von Essen and Lena Hall visit Backstage Live, Stars in the House brings back Newsies, and so much more!

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:49AM

Hot Clip of the Day: He's Got A Way Of Charming! Happy Birthday Wes Taylor!

About a month after The Addams Family opened on Broadway in 2010, the wonderful Wes Taylor (who is celebrating a birthday today) headed downtown for his Joe's Pub concert "Wes Taylor and Fri…

Linked From BroadwayBox at 10:48AM

Miscast20 Announces Date and Partial Casting for This Year's Online Gala

Joshua Henry, Judith Light, Adrienne Warren, and more will take part in the annual event, to be held online this year.

Linked From TheaterMania at 10:42AM

Camden People’s Theatre announces new commissions to support artists and local community by Hira Desai

Camden People's Theatre has announced its biggest round of commissions to offer much-needed support to artists, with a particular focus on marginalised voices. The post Camden People’s The…

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Antitrust Rules Against Studios Owning Movie Theaters Struck Down (Will That Save The Theaters?) by Artsjournal1

Known as the Paramount Consent Degrees, the regulations followed from a 1948 U.S. Supreme Court ruling ordering Hollywood studios to sell off their national cinema chains; a US District Cour…

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Five Months Into The Pandemic, How Are The National Theatres In England, Scotland, And Wales Holding Up? by Artsjournal1

Some better than others. The big, building-based, high-overhead companies in England, the National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Co., are “haemorrhaging money,” while their smaller c…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 10:24AM

Renovation rethink by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal “Sightings” column, I consider the New York Philharmonic’s plan to renovate the interior of David Geffen Hall, its home, and suggest an alternative. He…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 10:08AM

The Last Five Years to Reopen at Southwark Playhouse in London by Dan Meyer

The revamped staging will now include plexiglass and socially distant seating.

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Broadway Catch Up: August 13 - Syndee Winters, Cherry Jones, 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 …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:01AM

’As vivid as anything you saw on stage 5 months ago’: BLINDNESS – Donmar Warehouse by Maryam Philpott

Ben and Max Ringham’s work for Blindness is a masterpiece, a 70-minute performance that layers story, sound effects, music and lighting design to immerse the audience in a pandemic experie…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 10:00AM

Get a 1st Listen to Mary Testa Singing From Michael Friedman's (I Am) Nobody's Lunch by Logan Culwell-Block

The studio cast album drops August 14 along with the premiere recording of the late composer-lyricist's Paris Commune.

Linked From Playbill at 10:00AM

Hamilton Star Christopher Jackson on Why Aspiring Broadway Performers Should Consider AMDA College of the Performing Arts by Logan Culwell-Block

The New York- and Los Angeles–based college is shining a light on their alumni with the new AMDA On Broadway! series.

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Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, August 13, 2020 by Susan Grace

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“Diana” A New Musical by Barry Gordin

“Diana" A New Musical will premiere on Netflix ahead of its 2021 Broadway Opening Night which is set for May 25, 2021. August 13, 2020: In a joint statement, the Diana producers said…

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Theatre Unlocked 4: Shows in concert and a contemporary classic comes to TV by Matt Wolf

A New York duo celebrates Sir Noël and Samuel Beckett bewitches and bewilders once again After months spent sifting amongst the virtual, I'm pleased to report that live performance looks t…

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New Michael Friedman Albums Available to Download and Stream Now

Ghostlight Records and the Civilians have announced the release of two new albums by the late composer.

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7 incredible Bay Area things to do this weekend, Aug. 14-16 by Randy McMullen, Jackie Burrell

Got your weekend plans? We have some cool ideas, from beer fests, cactus walks and all manner of great movies.

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Quiz: Answer These ‘Cursed Child’ Questions And Discover Your Hogwarts House by Kailey Hansen

The post Quiz: Answer These ‘Cursed Child’ Questions And Discover Your Hogwarts House appeared first on Theatre Nerds.

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Tate Galleries To Eliminate Half Of All Retail Jobs by Artsjournal1

“Tate has announced 313 redundancies across its commercial enterprises, which include staff who work in publishing and in gallery shops, cafes and restaurants in London, Liverpool and St I…

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Tribune Company Closing Newsrooms At Five Papers, Including New York And Orlando by Artsjournal1

Not to worry (yet): the papers will continue to publish. But since most newsroom employees have been working from home for months and the timeline for safely returning to offices isn’t cle…

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First Woman To Conduct Opera At Salzburg Festival Isn’t Much Interested In Gender by Artsjournal1

Joana Mallwitz: “I’m still amazed about all the situations where it’s still possible to be ‘the first woman ever.’ … I’ve conducted Mozart operas my whole life at major houses,…

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Panto cancellations Christmas 2020 starting to count the cost by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Theatres and Pantomime producers have begun to count the costs of panto cancellations, that wave of destruction with effectively cancelled Christmas. This post Panto cancella…

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Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Watch Cast of Newsies, Including Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, More, Reunite on Stars in the House August 13 by Andrew Gans

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

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The Last Five Years returns to Southwark Playhouse in October by Hira Desai

The Last Five Years will be returning to the Southwark Playhouse in October subject to the government giving the go-ahead for socially distanced indoor performances.  The post The Last Five…

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Streams Ella and In/Side Beginning August 13 by Dan Meyer

The pieces, performed in repertory, were created by Artistic Director Robert Battle.

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Musical film based on Come From Away confirmed to be in the works

Award-winning West End musical Come From Away is set to be adapted into a major motion picture and is well on its way to being released in cinemas worldwide, it has been confirmed.

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Cook Like the Bard With Playbill Social Selects' Serving Up Shakespeare August 13 by Dan Meyer

Try your hand at cooking with chef and Shakespearean actor John Tufts.

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Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Today on Broadway: Thursday, August 13, 2020 by Ashley Steves

Broadway’s “Diana” Musical Will Be Filmed for Netflix Release Ahead of Broadway Run, Actors’ Equity and Walt Disney World Reach An Agreement, And More “Today on Broadway” is a da…

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VIDEO: Tim Minchin Releases His Music Video For New Song 'Apart Together'

Yesterday, Tim Minchin released the title track off his upcoming album 'Apart Together,' out November 20 through BMG. Now, he has released the music video for the song, which just premiered…

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Jane Lynch Remembers Naya Rivera on THE TODAY SHOW

Jane Lynch appeared on The Today Show on Wednesday, where she remembered her Glee co-star Naya Rivera.

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Tony Winner Nikki M. James Hosts Centerstage With Healthcare Heroes Panel on COVID-19 August 13 by Dan Meyer

The series from Playbill and Weill Cornell Medicine explores the intersection of health, wellness, and theatre.

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Almanac: C.S. Lewis on what criticism does by Terry Teachout

“Only the skilled can judge the skilfulness, but that is not the same as judging the value of the result.” C.S. Lewis, “Is Criticism Possible?” Continue reading Almanac: C.S. Lewis o…

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Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Cherry Jones Talks the Importance of the Black Lives Matter Movement, Her Role on SUCCESSION, and More on Backstage LIVE With Richard Ridge

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Yesterday, August 12, he chatted with stage and screen star Cherry Jones!

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VIDEO: Sara Bareilles Talks Making LITTLE VOICE on THE LATE LATE SHOW

James Corden connected with Sara Bareilles on The Late Late Show last night! James asked Sara about the experience of making 'Little Voice' for Apple TV+, and Sara shares a performance of …

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VIDEO: Tim Minchin Chats About UPRIGHT on THE LATE LATE SHOW

Tim Minchin was a guest on last night's episode of The Late Late Show Starring James Corden!

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Column: ‘Diana: A New Musical’ hits Netflix before Broadway — and the old walls between screen and theater tumble by Chris Jones

What is theater? What is TV? What does it mean if a new Broadway musical first screens on Netflix before it's seen live by a Broadway audience?

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Some Light in the Darkness for London’s West End by Matt Wolf

The Donmar Warehouse is the first major playhouse in the city to reopen, with a socially distanced sound installation.

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‘Frothy, refreshing & much needed’: FANNY & STELLA – The Eagle Garden Theatre ★★★★ by Stephanie Ressort

Fanny & Stella is a funny, bawdy, light-hearted musical that provides a very welcome distraction from the seriousness of the world.

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Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Wake Up With BWW 8/13: DIANA is Coming to Netflix, and More!

Today's top stories: Diana will come to Netflix before returning to Broadway next year, and more!

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Alone, Together at the Gippsland Art Gallery by Arts Review

In light of the recent announcement by the Victorian Government, Gippsland Art Gallery is once again temporarily closed to the public. The Gallery will close its doors for the next six weeks…

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NEWS: Dear Evan Hansen leads shortlist for The Stage Debut Awards 2020 by Press Releases

Wendell Pierce, Robbie Williams, David Mitchell, Aimee Lou Wood and the stars of West End musical Dear Evan Hansen are among the nominees for The Stage Debut Awards 2020, in association wi…

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Shortlist announced for The Stage Debut Awards 2020 by Hira Desai

Wendell Pierce, David Mitchell and Aimee Lou Wood are among the nominees for The Stage Debut Awards 2020. Find out how you can get involved, here! The post Shortlist announced for The Stage…

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Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Oliver Stone: Chasing the Light by Arts Review

In this powerful and evocative memoir, Oscar-winning director and screenwriter, Oliver Stone, takes us right to the heart of what it’s like to make movies on the edge. In Chasing The Ligh…

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In Women’s Suffrage, a Spotlight for Unsung Pioneers by Sarah Bahr

Through articles, a book, a play and more, a Times special project commemorating the ratification of the 19th Amendment focuses on lesser-known women who were crucial to the fight.

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Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Be one of the first to experience QPAC Unlocked by Peter J Snee

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) is set to throw open its doors for the first time in almost six months with a special series of live performance experiences

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Opera Australia announces new dates for 2021 Brisbane Ring Cycle by Arts Review

Following the announcement that the Brisbane Ring Cycle has been postponed to next year due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis, Opera Australia has advised dates have now been locked-in for O…

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Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Geelong Arts Centre delivers boost to local creatives through $16,000 in grant funding by Arts Review

Geelong Arts Centre has announced a package of grants through its Creative Engine program to benefit artists and creatives working in the G21 region. “Local creatives are the heart-beat of…

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Thursday, August 13, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Research Project Launch: Staging Australian Women’s Lives by Gabi Bergman

Staging Australian Women’s Lives: Theatre, Feminism and Socially Engaged Art is a research project that sees the stage is an

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Celebrate Sebastian Stan With a Look Back at Picnic on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The stage and screen star celebrates his birthday August 13.

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Chaos Erupts at Broadway Bat Mitzvah Over Separate Tables for Lippa's & LaChiusa's "The Wild Party" by Broadway Beat

by Sarah Jae Leiber. @sarahjaeleiber. ABINGTON, Penn - Local Bat Mitzvah girl Rebecca Weismer’s Broadway-themed reception was disrupted l...

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