Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Paige Black wins 2020 Darebin Songwriters’ Award by Arts Review

Paige Black has been crowned the winner of the prestigious Darebin Songwriters’ Award with her song, Oceans Apart. The annual Songwriters’ Award Grand Final was held last night (Thursday…

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This Is Not My Memoir Review. Theater director André Gregory’s improbable life and art by New York Theater

When André Gregory was young, he tells us, his mother had an affair with movie star Errol Flynn. When he was younger, his parents served him caviar so excessively that he was hospitalized f…

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Flashback Friday: Laura Osnes and Max Crumm Recount a Grease Disaster

Start your weekend with this story of Theater Gone Wrong.

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Call Redialed: NEW Michele Brourman Interview: Curious George: Go West Go Wild by Adam Rothenberg

I just love interviewing award winning singer/songwriter Michele Brourman. Michele brings such depth to every interview we do! We last spoke in February 2020, just before the global pandemic…

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The People of Cabaret launch The Council, The Mentorship, and The Directory by Gabi Bergman

The People of Cabaret is an organisation formed by people of colour, for people of colour who believe in equal

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Sydney Lucas and Eli Tokash Chat With Joshua Colley On TAKE A BOW Podcast

Tony and Grammy-nominated actress, Sydney Lucas, and Broadway and TV veteran, Eli Tokash, in association with the Broadway Podcast Network present this week's episode of TAKE A BOW. Joshua …

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(Alexandra Schwartz’s article appeared in The New Yorker, 9/14.  Photograph by Cole Barash for The New Yorker.)  Ayad Akhtar’s autofictional novel cunningly entwines outrage and ambiva…

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A Billion Billy the Kids by Trav S.D.

Today in 1859, according to some, the natal of Henry McCarty a.k.a. William Bonney a.k.a. Billy the Kid. Long storied as a ruthless killer, I have always found his tale somewhat sad. He fell…

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Jasmine Cephas-Jones Wins Creative Arts Emmy for #FREERAYSHAWN on Quibi

This evening, Hamilton-alum Jasmine Cephas-Jones took home her first Emmy for Outstanding Actress In A Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series for her role on the Quibi series, #FreeRayshawn.

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Nick Cordero's LIVE YOUR LIFE Album Debuts at #1 on iTunes

Tomorrow, September 17th, Broadway Records will release Live Your Life: Live at Feinstein's/54 Below, the recording of Nick Cordero's cabaret performance.

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Livestreaming a Performance and Conversation: The Hardest Word (Hungary)

By . Independent Theater Hungary presents a performance and conversation around The Hardest Word as part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020 livestreaming on the global, commons-based, pe…

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Cast announced for SUDDENLY, a new Australian musical film by Peter J Snee

New Australian production company DHB Theatrical, today announced the complete cast of their inaugural original work, SUDDENLY: A Short New Musical.

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Livestreaming a Performance and Conversation: You Didn’t See Anything! (Hungary)

By . Independent Theater Hungary presents a performance and conversation around You Didn’t See Anything!

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Arena Stage docudrama makes case for making DC ‘The 51st State’ by David Siegel

In our current political and cultural stressful times, how can theater make a difference, not just to those who are in-person patrons but to a wider community in the DMV and into American hi…

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Happy Hour on the Fringe: Geoff Sobelle, Trey Lyford, and Steve Cuiffo; Elephant Room: Dust from the Stars by Henry McDevitt

Artistic Producers Katy Dammers and Zach Blackwood sit down with the team behind the Elephant Room 2, a sequel to FringeArts’ previous presentation of Geoff Sobelle, Trey Lyford, and Steve…

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BWW Album Review: Nick Cordero Proves He Is 'One Of The Great Ones' with LIVE YOUR LIFE - LIVE AT FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW

The fact that Nick Cordero isna??t here to celebrate NICK CORDERO: LIVE YOUR LIFE - LIVE AT FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW is an injustice. The record is absolutely breathtaking. Corderoa??s sincerity…

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David Korins-Designed ELF ON THE SHELF Drive Thru Experience Launches This November in Los Angeles

Global holiday phenomenon The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition will transform Los Angeles County into a magical wonderland this holiday season.

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Broadway composer Will Van Dyke chats with Beth Stevens about his upcoming concert with Broadway Buskers.

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Livestreaming the Panel: Green New Theater Part 4: Publicly Transparent Budgeting (ASL-interpreted)

By . Groundwater Arts presented Green New Theater Part 4: Publicly Transparent Budgeting (ASL-interpreted) livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at h…

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Pig Iron’s Zero Cost House, live from your house by Cayla Rex

Since 1995, Pig Iron Theatre Company has done more than push the mold of performing arts – they’ve reinvented the mold and made it their own. Now in their 25th year of experimenting, the…

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Goodman’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ one of many holiday shows to be streamed, not live this season by Chris Jones

Already Chicago theaters are planning virtual holiday productions in place of their usual cash cows like "A Christmas Carol" and "It's a Wonderful Life."

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REVIEW: Karen Olivo, Seth Rudetsky Concert Series ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews Broadway's Karen Olivo in the latest online concert presented as part of the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series. This post REVIEW: Karen Olivo, Seth Rudetsky C…

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What the Constitution Means to Me to Premiere on Amazon Prime Video by Broadway Direct

A filmed version of the critically-acclaimed, award-winning play What the Constitution Means to Me, created by and starring Heidi Schreck, will premiere on October 16, 2020, exclusively on…

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

MJ the Musical on Broadway, Alliance Theatre, Baltimore Center Stage, More Host Video Auditions by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with self-tape audition opportunities for shows across the country.

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The Gateway Playhouse Sues Actor's Equity Association, Equity Says Allegations are- 'Completely Devoid of Merit'

The Gateway Playhouse announced this week that they have filed suit against Actor's Equity Association and the union's pension and health fund on behalf of the theater and some of its' emplo…

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In the News: Keen Company Announces 2020–2021 Season, Anna Karenina to Stream Online, More by Andrew Gans

Plus, watch Broadway alum Brad Gibson's powerful new music video, "Fool."

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Playwright Steve Carter Dies at 90 by Ryan McPhee

The writer premiered several of his works at the New York City-based Negro Ensemble Company and Chicago’s Victory Gardens Theater.

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Actors' Equity Association Partners with Hundreds of Employers to Demand Emergency Supplemental Arts Funding

Actors' Equity Association, the national labor union representing more than 51,000 professional actors and stage managers in live theatre, has partnered with hundreds of producers across the…

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Playwright Steve Carter Passes Away at 90

The New York Times has reported that Steve Carter, the renowned playwright who emerged from the Black Arts movement and the Negro Ensemble Company, writing about the Black and Caribbean-…

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Odds & Ends: Lin-Manuel Miranda Among Presenters for 2020 Emmy Awards & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins Starry Emmy Presenter Lineup Though the 2020 Emmy winners may not be heading up to the podium due …

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Broadway composer Will Van Dyke chats with Beth Stevens about his upcoming concert with BROADWAY BUSKERS.

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Feel Alive & Watch Tony Nominee Constantine Maroulis' New Music Video by

It's always a good day when a stage favorite releases new music. Tony nominee Constantine Maroulis, who made his mark appearing on the fourth season of American Idol, dropped a music video f…

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Amazon Picks Up “What the Constitution Means To Me”, Edits Out That Pesky “Abuse of Power” Business by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Streaming giant Amazon Prime has official picked up a filmed production of Heidi Schreck’s ac...

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The Public Theater Will Present Saheem Ali-Directed Shipwreck; More Fall Digital Programming Announced by Dan Meyer

Raúl Esparza, Joe Morton, and more will star in the radio play by Anne Washburn.

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Steve Carter, Playwright in a Black Theater World, Dies at 90 by Nathaniel G. Nesmith

He emerged from the Black Arts movement and the famed Negro Ensemble Company, writing dramas and satires about the Black and Caribbean-American experiences.

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Bill Camp to Play Trump and Joe Morton to Play Comey in New Anne Washburn Drama Shipwreck

The play will be released as a podcast by the Public Theater.

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Naked Boys Singing launches Eagle Garden Theatre Late Season by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Garden Theatre at The Eagle Kennington launches the Eagle Late season with the hit revue Naked Boys Singing. This post Naked Boys Singing launches Eagle Garden Theatre La…

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BROADWAY FOR BIDEN's Next Town Hall Covering Healthcare to Feature Vasthy E. Mompoint, Dimitri Moise and Doug Carfrae

Broadway for Biden's second Town Hall event will stream online this Saturday, September 19 at 2:00pm EST and feature Vasthy E. Mompoint (The Prom), Dimitri Moise (Beautiful, The Book of Morm…

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The Public Theater Announces Free Fall Programming Featuring Audio Play SHIPWRECK Starring Raúl Esparza & More

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham announced the line-up today for The Public's free digital fall season. The Public will present new dig…

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VIDEO: See Donna McKechnie & More in the Music Video for 'Love Don't Answer to No One' From VICTORY TRAIN

Amas Musical Theatre and La Vie Productions (R. Erin Craig, Producer) announced today the release of a Zoom-inspired music video of a?oeLove Dona??t Answer to No Onea?? from the musical …

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Jeff Daniels, Julianne Moore & More Will Guest on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN Next Week

Find out what's happening on Jeff Daniels, Julianne Moore & More Will Guest on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN Next Week and if it's a new episode, airing on ABC on Monday, September 21, 2020!

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Phylicia Rashad, SONGS OF PROTEST, Simone Dinnerstein & Robin Quivers Set for ArtsRock 2020 Virtual Season

Emmy-nominated actress Phylicia Rashad, from stage and television's 'The Cosby Show' and 'This Is Us,' will on kick off the 2020 ArtsRock Season 'In Conversation' with ArtsRock Executive Dir…

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7 Things to Do This Weekend

Our critics and writers have selected noteworthy cultural events to experience virtually.

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)


I am interested in the truth that is within myself, the truth of my relation to this or that event on the stage, to the properties, the scenery, the other actors who play parts in the drama …

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Tony Tanner, Tony-Nominated Director and Choreographer, Dies at 88 by Andrew Gans

Born in England, Mr. Tanner made his Broadway acting debut in Half a Sixpence.

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Amazon to Premiere ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ by American Theatre Editors

A filmed performance Heidi Schreck's Broadway play will premiere on Amazon Prime on Oct. 16.

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9 Judy Kuhn Videos We Can't Get Enough Of!

Judy Kuhn is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before her show on Sunday!

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WATCH: Karen Olivo Sings 'It Won't Be Long Now' from IN THE HEIGHTS - Concert Now Available On Demand!

Karen Olivo's concert with Seth Rudetsky is now available On Demand on BroadwayWorld Events until September 25!

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Filmed Version of WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Will Arrive on Amazon Prime Video This Fall

A filmed version of the critically-acclaimed, award-winning play What the Constitution Means to Me, created by and starring Heidi Schreck, will premiere Oct. 16, 2020, exclusively on Amazon …

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Nikki M. James, George Salazar, Benny Elledge, Kate Wetherhead and More Join Urban Stages' THE SILVERFISH

Urban Stages has announced THE SILVERFISH, a virtual reading, and performance. This will be part of Urban Stages' September Play Fest & Fundraiser to raise funds and continue the theater…

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DCTS Performance Guide for the 2020/2021 theatre season by Lorraine Treanor

While planning theatre in the time of Covid requires faith and flexibility on everyone’s part, we thought it valuable to show you the shows our companies hope to present. Some are virtual.…

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How Indian Ink connected Tom Stoppard and Joy Zinoman to their lives in Asia by Blair A. Ruble

Perhaps a bit long and convoluted – with a plot that switches back and forth between the 1930s and 1980s – Tom Stoppard’s Indian Ink collected generally favorable reviews in early stag…

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Is there a 2020-2021 theatre season? Comments on what we know so far. by Lorraine Treanor

Any planning for live theatre, in this time of pandemic, calls for faith and flexibility. And a search for answers to the unknowable. What will audiences want to see? When can rehearsals sta…

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Heidi Schreck’s ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ Film Adaptation Gets Amazon Prime Video Debut As Playwright Signs Exclusive Deal by Greg Evans

A filmed version of Heidi Schreck’s acclaimed, Tony-nominated Broadway play What the Constitution Means to Me will premiere Oct. 16 exclusively on Amazon Prime Video, the streamer said tod…

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‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ film sets premiere date on Amazon by Caitlin Huston

The filmed version of “What the Constitution Means to Me” will premiere Oct. 16 on Amazon Prime.  Directed by Marielle Heller (“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” “Can You Ever…

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

What the Constitution Means to Me, Starring Heidi Schreck, Heading to Amazon by Ryan McPhee

The filmed capture of the Pulitzer finalist and Tony-nominated play will premiere in October, marking a new overall deal between Schreck and Amazon Studios.

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Donations From Project Sing Out! Lead to $30,000 in Grants to School Theatre Programs in Need by Logan Culwell-Block

The streamed concert event from executive producer and Once On This Island Tony nominee Hailey Kilgore took place in July.

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‘Hidden or Niche’ Productions Shine at Venice Theater Biennale by Laura Cappelle

This year’s edition of the festival, held under social distancing measures, is devoted to works made on a limited budget by under-the-radar Italian theater-makers.

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Lovely Rita (Rudner) by Trav S.D.

Back in the day (2002-2004) I was quite a devotee of Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn believe it or not. I liked the informal rough and tumble format of the show and frank hashing out of the day…

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Theatre Review: ‘Will on the Hill…Or Won’t They?’ by the Shakespeare Theatre Company by Jeannette Mulherin

In yet another example of the power of the arts to transcend divisions, “Will on the Hill…Or Won’t They?” features a light-hearted storyline with cameo appearances from policymakers …

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Heidi Schreck's What the Constitution Means to Me Coming to Amazon Prime

The stage play was filmed by director Marielle Heller.

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Showtime Debuts Trailer for YOUR HONOR, Starring Bryan Cranston

SHOWTIME has released the official trailer for the upcoming limited series YOUR HONOR, starring Oscar nominee and Emmy, Golden Globe®, Screen Actors Guild® and Tony® Award winner Brya…

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For one singular celebration, Helen Hayes Awards glam goes multiplatform by News Desk

Culminating the 2020 Helen Hayes Awards recognizing outstanding work on Washington-area stages in 2019, the theater community will gather for one singular celebration in three successive dig…

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7 Sensationally Dreamy Dance & Musical Theatre Moments Starring Melanie Moore

One of the fiercest Broadway dancers that has landed on Broadway, Melanie Moore, is celebrating a birthday on this September 17th! We're looking back at seven Melanie Moore videos that best …

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Keen Company Announces 21st Season HEAR/NOW, Featuring Five World Premieres and More

Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced his plans for the upcoming season, their 21st.

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)

Merit Can Be More Easily Inherited Than Earned by Joe Patti

There was an article on San Francisco Classical Voice website on September 1 about racism in classical music titled “The Last Water Fountain: The Struggle Against Systemic Racism in Classi…

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Go Behind the Scenes of the Brave Hearts for Broadway Concert Let Us Entertain You by Dan Meyer

Michael E. Merritt and more spoke to CBS-2 NY ahead of the September 23 event.

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Recipients of the 2020 Doris Duke Artist Awards by Deb Miller

In a virtual press event held on Thursday, September 17, at 11 am ET, the recipients of the 2020 Doris Duke Artist Awards were revealed in the fields of contemporary dance, jazz, and theater…

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Tony Tanner Dies: Broadway Director Of ‘Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ Was 88 by Greg Evans

Tony Tanner, the Tony Award-nominated director and choreographer of Broadway’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in 1982, died Sept. 8 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 88. His…

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Check Out Photos of Blackeyed Theatre’s Production of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde by Marc J. Franklin

The U.K. production, which will be performed to a socially-distanced audience and livestreamed, will play the South Hill Park Arts Centre September 18.

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8 Videos That Make Us Excited for Julie Halston's Birdland Concert!

There's no doubt Julie Halston can put on an excellent performance! Check out some of her past gigs before this week's Birdland concert!

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Broadway On Demand to Stream ANNA KARENINA From the Moscow Operetta Theatre

Broadway On Demand will stream Anna Karenina based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy, captured on film in front of a live audience from the Moscow Operetta Theatre, this Saturday, September 19 at …

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Kate Baldwin, Judy Kuhn, Andrew Lippa and More to Take Part in Abingdon Theatre Company's '#I Will' Campaign

Abingdon Theatre Company today announced the #I Will campaign, a series of videos and social media posts bringing their patrons, colleagues, friends and family together in hope for the futu…

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Richard Roxburgh, Helen Thomson, Dacre Montgomery Join Baz Luhrmann's ELVIS

Variety reports that Richard Roxburgh, Helen Thomson, David Wenham, and Dacre Montgomery have joined the cast of Baz Lurhmann's 'Elvis,' a musical drama about the King of Rock and Roll.

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Roundabout Theatre Company Announces Roundabout TheatreLab Featuring Adam Gwon, Joshua Harmon & More

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the Roundabout TheatreLab, a program of interactive workshops designed to connect audiences interested in exploring the crafts of theatrical writin…

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Governor Cuomo Says 'We Are Not Yet at a Point' Where Movie Theaters, Concert Venues and More Can Reopen

In a press conference yesterday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo discussed the reopening of businesses in New York, including movie theaters and concert venues, stating that New York has not…

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BingeWatch — Enlightened reminds us of the horrors of office life

Led by a dexterous Laura Dern, the show brilliantly explores hierarchies, friendship and power-play in the workplace

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

ArtsEmerson Announces Leadership Transition by American Theatre Editors

David Dower will leave his leadership role at the Office of the Arts, ArtsEmerson, and HowlRound at the end of this year.

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Round House Theatre Announces 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

The virtual lineup will feature world premieres from Adrienne Kennedy and Lauren Gunderson.

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Everyman Theatre Announces 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

The company's 30th anniversary season will feature a mix of digital and in-person offerings.

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Roundabout Theatre Company Will Offer TheatreLab Interactive Workshops by Andrew Gans

Instructors include Whitney White, Margot Bordelon, Adam Gwon, Jillian Walker, and Joshua Harmon.

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The Story Behind “LILIAN”: Interview with Kasia Głowicka by John O'Regan

LILIAN, the debut radio play from award-winning composer Kasia Głowicka, will premiere Friday, September 18 as part of the Warszawska Jesień (Warsaw Autumn) cultural festival. Based on a t…

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NEWS: The Educating Rita 2020 tour returns by Press Releases

Following the success of the run in August at the Minack Open Air Theatre in Cornwall, Olivier and Tony Award-winning producer David Pugh has announced that the acclaimed 40th anniversary pr…

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Watch Ben Platt Look Back on His Gorgeous Duet with Kelly Clarkson by

Ben Platt returned to The Kelly Clarkson to chat with the chart topper about their gorgeous duet of Bob Dylan's "Make You Feel My Love" and his affinity for the song. The Tony winner also c…

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Moulin Rouge! Film Star Richard Roxburgh & More Join Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis by Lindsey Sullivan

Moulin Rouge! mastermind Baz Luhrmann's Elvis musical biopic has added more stars. Variety reports that Broadway alum Richard Roxburgh (who portrayed The Duke in the Moulin Rouge! film),…

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Review: We Sing/I Sang, The Cockpit by George Collins

Review: We Sing/I Sang, The Cockpit2.0Overall ScoreI have never been to a show where a google form is integral to the performance; however, We Sing I Sang opens such gateways. As I sit in th…

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Goodspeed’s annual writers gathering drops ‘colony’ from name by Christopher Arnott

Goodspeed Musicals has renamed its annual gathering of musical theater creators. It is now the Johnny Mercer Foundation Grove at Goodspeed Musicals.

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Standing @ Zero: Mrs. Doubtfire's Casey Garvin by JK

We have been fans of this month's Standing @ Zero hero since his days in the off-Broadway revival of Bare. Since then, his career has really taken off, with regional theater credits includi…

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Watch the Best of Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) celebrating 200 Episodes - Part 3!  The celebration continues with some special guest stars joining Seth and James tonight.

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VIDEO: See Lin-Manuel Miranda in the Trailer for SONG EXPLODER on Netflix

Song Exploder, based on the hit podcast, spotlights some of the world's greatest musicians as they reveal how they brought one of their songs to life.

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This week the judges will review the top 8 performers and provide feedback for them to use in their next performances which will be voted on by the public next week.

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George Salazar, Nikki M. James & More Will Lead Urban Stages' THE SILVERFISH Reading

Throughout the month of September, Urban Stages' Play Fest & Fundraiser will bring virtual staged readings directly to you as well as post-show interviews conducted by Craig Horsley and …

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VIDEO: Ben Platt & Kelly Clarkson React to Their Cover of 'Make You Feel My Love'

Ben Platt looks back at his iconic performance of 'Make You Feel My Love' on 'The Kelly Clarkson Show' and dishes on which of his legendary co-stars on 'The Politician' makes him the most st…

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Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda and More Music Makers in Trailer for Song Exploder by Dan Meyer

The Netflix docuseries, based on the podcast, debuts October 2.

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Review: Stories I May Not Tell from Best Medicine Rep by Debbie Minter Jackson

John Morogiello yearns, lives and breathes theater.   Stories I May Not Tell is a sneak peek in the mind of a playwright so stuffed with story ideas that characters and scenes cascade out …

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Award-winning Philly playwright Josh Wilder is now finding brotherly love in L.A. by Fountaintheatre

by France-Luce Benson Josh Wilder might be the most down to earth wunderkind I’ve ever met. Barely in his 30s, he is the winner of numerous awards including the Jerome Many Voices Fellowsh…

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Here's What's Coming to Disney Plus This Fall and Winter

The new shows will look at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park, Pixar Animation Studios, and the School of American Ballet.

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Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman to Present Online Excerpts From New Musical Iceboy!

The musical is written by the co-creators of Urinetown and Spelling Bee.

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What's Streaming? Tune In and Bid at the Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction

Plus, don't miss a reading of FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH, starring Jennifer Aniston, Morgan Freeman, Sean Penn, and many more, streaming Thursday, September 17.

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U.K. Tour of Educating Rita to Resume in October by Andrew Gans

Jessica Johnson and Stephen Tompkinson star.

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Raúl Esparza and More Join Berkeley Rep's Virtual Programming Lineup by Dan Meyer

The four-time Tony nominee will star in a new work inspired by Virginia Woolf’s The Waves.

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Live Recording of Nick Cordero Solo Show Released September 17 by Logan Culwell-Block

Proceeds from the album will benefit the late actor's wife and child.

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‘I’m looking forward to welcoming people back’: David Brady describes how it feels to be reopening the Lion & Unicorn Theatre by Louise Penn

Welcome back to Fringe Focus, our series putting a spotlight on smaller theatres. Today’s guest is the artistic director of the Lion & Unicorn Theatre, David Brady. As well as running …

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Hot Clip of the Day: Shoshana Bean Sparkles on "Superstar" Ahead of She Is Risen: Volume 2

New music alert! She Is Risen: Volume Two, the second volume in the all-female Jesus Christ Superstar recordings comes out tomorrow featuring Cynthia Erivo, Morgan James and today's Hot Clip…

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)

London's National Theatre to Present Dick Whittington Panto on Its Newly Configured Olivier Stage by Ryan McPhee

The in-the-round production will follow the Giles Terera-led Death of England: Delroy, marking the National's first in-person offering since March.

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, September 17, 2020 by Susan Grace

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Broadway Catch Up: September 17 - Lena Hall, Anthony Ramos, Neil Patrick Harris, and More!

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

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VIDEO: Judy Kuhn Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch at 12pm!

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here today, September 17 (12pm ET), as he chats with the great J…

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David Byrne's 'Reasons to be Cheerful' Announces 'We Are Not Divided', A Multimedia Editorial Project

Today Reasons to be Cheerful, the solutions-based online magazine founded by David Byrne, has announced We Are Not Divided, a six-week collaborative journalistic exploration of our capaci…

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Neil Patrick Harris Reveals He and His Family Contracted COVID-19 Earlier This Year

In an interview on The Today Show recently, Neil Patrick Harris revealed that he and his family contracted COVID-19 earlier this year.

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Elton John Will Release 60 New Tracks on 'Jewel Box'

Variety reports that Elton John's 'Elton: Jewel Box' album will contain 148 songs, including 60 previously unreleased ones.

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Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, September 17- with Judy Kuhn, Next On Stage Top 8 and More!

Today (September 17) in live streaming: Judy Kuhn visits Backstage Live, Next on Stage: Dance Edition continues, and so much more!

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VIDEO: Cynthia Nixon Compares 2020 to the AIDS Crisis on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS

Cynthia Nixon shares how the events of this year compare to the AIDS crisis, discusses how the political climate in New York has changed since she ran for governor and expands on her New Yor…

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WATCH: Ten Minute Tidbits with Spencer Glass and Guest Courtney Reed!

It's the Day of the Show Y'All host Spencer Glass is taking over our Instagram Live with his new show, Ten Minute Tidbits!

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Westminster launches festival of outdoor arts by Jess Young

The vibrant arts and culture scene in the West End will be brought back to life in a unique partnership between Westminster City Council and the area’s world-famous cultural institutions.…

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Alliance of Resident Theatres Announces Relief Fund for NYC Small Theatres

In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and its impact on New York City-based small theatres, the Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York created the A.R.T./New York Relief Fund for N…

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Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley Present 3rd 'Best Of' Stars in the House Special September 17 by Andrew Gans

The daily live stream series benefits The Actors Fund.

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How to Build an Interactive Virtual Theatre Experience in the Era of COVID by Dan Meyer

From story and character development to digital technology, Seize the Show is leading the charge for stay-at-home entertainment.

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Irondale and NYPD Use Theater To Build Empathy and Community by Matthew Wexler

Irondale reunites past participants of 'To Protect, Serve, and Understand,' a 10-week theater workshop that fosters communicaiton betwen police and the community. The post Irondale and NYPD …

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Justina Machado and Gabrielle Ruiz Join ¡VIVA Broadway! Lineup by Ruthie Fierberg

The The Heights and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend alums, respectively, join the star-studded October 1 concert event. Here’s how to watch.

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Nikki M. James and George Salazar Will Star in Virtual Presentation of Megan Loughran's The Silverfish by Andrew Gans

Jennifer Werner will direct the reading for Urban Stages’ September Play Fest & Fundraiser.

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The Mousetrap announces two casts for West End re-opening

The socially-distanced, grand re-opening of The Mousetrap will feature two rotating casts, it has been announced. Agatha Christie's whodunnit murder mystery will recommence performances at S…

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Broadway Book Writer Bob Martin Signs With Verve

Bob Martin, book writer for Broadway musicals such as The Prom and The Drowsy Chaperone, has signed with Verve.

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These 7 Creative Celebrities Debuted Their Side Hustles During The Pandemic by Jeryl Brunner

Celebrities like Cameron Diaz, Mary J. Blige and Alicia Keys are flexing their entrepreneur muscles.

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Challenged to examine their White bias, some theater companies are taking on diversity — from the top by Peter Marks

A spate of recent hires suggests that an industry roiled by Black Lives Matter may at last be responding.

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Thursday, September 17, 2020 by Ashley Steves

Vineyard Announces 2020–2021 Plans, Kenny Ortega Wants To Bring “Hocus Pocus” To Broadway “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre hea…

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National Theatre reopens to stage panto for second time in its history by Chris Wiegand

Dick Whittington presented in new in-the-round season that includes sequel to hit football play Death of England The National Theatre in London is to reopen next month with a season that inc…

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NEWS: ‘Covid edit’ of new play Lovesick opens at the White Bear Theatre by Press Releases

There was disappointment for writer and actress Georgina Barley in April this year when the planned run of her debut play Lovesick at London’s White Bear Theatre was cancelled due to the C…

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Nitin Sawhney on giving immigrants a positive musical voice

The composer, once banned from his school music room for playing an Indian raag, talks about his multicultural new album

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Almanac: Charles Wilson on courage by Terry Teachout

“Courage is a moral quality; it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit; an act of renunciati…

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NEWS: The Olivier Theatre is remodelled for in-the-round socially distanced live performances from October 2020 by Press Releases

The Olivier Theatre is to be significantly remodelled in order to stage a season of performances in-the-round, which will achieve an audience capacity of almost 500 while maintaining socia…

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Corey Cott and Aaron Lazar Talk FILTHY RICH 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, September 16, he chatted with the stars of FOX's Filthy Rich, Core…

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With Theaters Still Closed, 136-Year-Old 'Playbill' Does A Quick Online Pivot by Jeff Lunden

The magazine given out at theaters isn't just a program, it's a cherished souvenir. The publication has doubled down on its digital offerings, and to almost everyone's surprise, it's doing q…

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‘Some things haven’t changed at all’: ROSE – Hope Mill Theatre (Online review) ★★★★★ by Kirsty Herrington

With a thought-provoking script at its heart and a flawless performance from Maureen Lipman, Rose is an important and powerful production which proves essential viewing.

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First came the pandemic, then the Black Lives Matter uprising: Toronto’s theatre industry has to find a way to address both by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

What will the future hold for theatre in Toronto? It has to extend beyond how to stage live productions again during COVID-19 to the very structure of organizations, to who’s making theatr…

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Stewart/Whitley casting office makes public commitments to racial equity by Caitlin Huston

Amid a broader industry reckoning, the Stewart/Whitley casting office has publicly pledged to bring greater racial equity to their staff and working environment. The casting office has commi…

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)

On the Couch with Lisa Byrne by Arts Review

Who is Lisa Byrne? Director, McClelland Sculpture Park+Gallery, Langwarrin – 45 minutes from City via Monash Hwy or M1. What would you do differently from what you do now? I am very fortun…

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National Theatre announces plans for reopening, including a pantomime by Jess Young

The National Theatre have announced they will be reopening to audiences on the 21 October, with Death Of England: Delroy and for one year only, a pantomime will be taking the stage, oh yes i…

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Enter stadium right: Squad Goals, the play staged at a football ground by Ella Braidwood

When Covid put Michelle Payne’s drama about women footballers on hold, she turned it into an outdoor immersive drama and local club Dagenham & Redbridge pitched in At Dagenham & Re…

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Wake Up With BWW 9/17: NEXT ON STAGE Season Two, and More!

Today's top stories: BroadwayWorld launches Next On Stage season 2, Kenny Ortega wants to bring Hocus Pocus to Broadway, and more!

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Joel Tonks: Forged by fire, shaped by time by Arts Review

Inspired by recent art-making expeditions to landmark mountains and along local river systems to document the biological and geological taxonomy of the Central West, Bathurst Regional Art Ga…

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Oliver Towse by Sarah Day

By Sarah Day This Thursday we spoke to Oliver Towse, star of the immersive production of The Great Gatsby. This post THROWBACK THURSDAY: Oliver Towse first appeared on British Theatre. Hurra…

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Melbourne Youth Orchestras launches MYO UNLIMITED by Arts Review

In the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic and in a year characterised by social distancing and economic upheaval, Melbourne Youth Orchestras (MYO) is playing on. In an unparalleled online …

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Australasian Dance Collective back on stage with Arc by Arts Review

After 307 days, the Australasian Dance Collective are back on stage, performing live with the World Premiere of Arc at River Quay Green, South Bank on 18 & 19 September as part of the 20…

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Move, Make, Create these September school holidays with Arts Centre Melbourne by Arts Review

Spring has sprung making it the perfect time for young ones to move, make and create with Arts Centre Melbourne’s Families Program via the Together With You digital platform. In the spirit…

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Erasing the Middle East by Ali-Reza Mirsajadi

By Ali-Reza Mirsajadi. Ali-Reza Mirsajadi talks about struggles for Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) artists in the American theatre community and details some of the changes that are…

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Guide to the Classics: The Secret Garden and the healing power of nature by Arts Review

Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden has been described as “the most significant children’s book of the 20th century.” First published in 1911, after being serialised in The A…

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PIPPIN: Inside The Auditions by David Hooley

Covid 19 has shut down the theatre… all theatre… there’s none left, it’s all gone… done… finished… Or is it?

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VIDEO: On This Day, September 17- Happy Birthday, Constantine Maroulis!

Constantine Maroulis made his Broadway debut in the Tony-nominated production of The Wedding Singer. He received a Tony nomination for his work leading the metal musical, Rock of Ages. He mo…

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)

How Broadway Connects the Arts and Activism by Ayanna Prescod For Broadway Direct

From the gravity of economic injustices to the anguish of race relations, Broadway has sought to provoke important conversations. Playwrights aware of pressing current events and major socie…

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Meyne Wyatt awarded 2020 Archibald Packing Room Prize for self-portrait by Arts Review

Art Gallery of New South Wales head packer Brett Cuthbertson and his packing room team have awarded the 2020 Archibald Packing Room Prize to first-time Archibald Prize entrant, Wongutha-Yama…

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Broadway Songs from Jukebox Musicals by Broadway Direct

A jukebox musical is a musical in which a majority of the songs used in the show come from another source, usually well-known pop music songs. These shows breathe new life into these songs, …

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André Holland and Kara Young Lead Online Reading of Eisa Davis' Pulitzer Finalist Bulrusher September 17 by Ryan McPhee

The streaming event is the third title in Paula Vogel's "Bard at the Gate" series.

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Sotheby’s courts tastemakers with luxury shop in London

Plus, Lisson Gallery tests Mayfair; Peter Doig at Christie’s; new fair for digital art; Covid-friendly gallery weekend in Berlin

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Stage Door Virtually! Meet Hamilton Alums September 17 by Dan Meyer

Playbill Social Selects teams up with Broadway Roulette's Elizabeth Durand Streisand for a virtual hangout.

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The Next Bonnie and Clyde? This Couple Just Watched a Bootleg by Broadway Beat

by Sydney Olson. @sydneycurls MILWAUKEE, WI - Local couple Jane Turner and Kenneth Allen shocked their families and friends this week wh...

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Celebrate Tony Nominee Nick Cordero on the Stage by Marc J. Franklin

The beloved actor was born September 17, 1987.

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