Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Liveworks 2020: Festival of Experimental Art

Presenting new and intriguing developments in art by some of the most inventive artists of our time from Sydney and across Australia, the Performance Space’s annual Liveworks Festival of E…

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Tony Nominee Anthony Chisholm, Whose Acting Career Took Him Across the World, Dies at 77

Chisholm is best known for starring in August Wilson's plays Jitney and Radio Golf.

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Doreen Montalvo, of Broadway's In the Heights, On Your Feet!, and Mrs. Doubtfire, Dies

Montalvo suffered a sudden stroke earlier this month.

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Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Darlinghurst Theatre Company comes into BLOOM by Peter J Snee

As restrictions on public gatherings continue to ease in NSW, Darlinghurst Theatre Company is thrilled to unveil its month-long BLOOM

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Independent Theatre – Adapt or Die by Peter J Snee

In the last few years, before the Covid-19 shutdown, The Wolves were emerging as a fresh, gutsy and viable Theatre

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Magic Mike Live to make Australian premiere in Sydney in December

Las Vegas, London, Berlin – Channing Tatum and the entire team behind Magic Mike Live have announced that it is now Australia’s turn. Magic Mike Live will have its Australian Premiere …

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Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Michael Cassel Group to develop original musical featuring the iconic music of INXS

Michael Cassel Group has announced the development of a new original musical featuring the sensational music of one of the world’s most iconic rock bands, INXS. “This presents an excitin…

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Theater Breaking Through Barriers by Sandi Durell

Theater Breaking Through Barriers Artistic Director Nicholas Viselli announced the Third Virtual Playmakers’ Intensive: INUNION, scheduled for October 19th through November 1st, on YouTu…

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Opera Queensland announces the departure of Executive Director Sandra Willis

Opera Queensland has announced the departure of Executive Director Sandra Willis, who will leave the state opera company in November. Ms Willis will relocate to Melbourne to take up the role…

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Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

That Kindness: Nurses in Their Own Words by New York Theater

Even nurses dedicated to kindness have their breaking point. Connie Britton portrays a nurse forced to care for a COVID patient who had worked at a risky job never wearing a mask, and then p…

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Musical Mondays #17 by Gabi Bergman

Welcome back to Musical Mondays! In case you’re new here, this column is a peek into the depths of the

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Watch Heidi Schreck Discuss the Film of What the Constitution Means to Me: 'It Relates to What's Going On' by Lindsey Sullivan

The October episode of the series Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal, which is airing throughout the country this month, includes an interview with Heidi Schreck, whose show What the Cons…

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Review. Poe’s Dreary Midnight: A Doom for Our Times by Tim Treanor

Halloween has a special resonance this year, as the horrors are close at hand, funerals are more numerous than weddings, and at times the whole world seems to be a sepulcher. In this context…

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Imported Talent: A double edged sword? by Peter J Snee

Rewind to December 2019, and most countries comprising the ‘free world’ would no doubt describe themselves as tolerant, egalitarian and

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Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Concert Review: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s BSO Sessions “The Return” by Kaley Beins

As the pandemic drags on, the performing arts have worked hard to adapt to a safe and accessible format. Theatres have hosted outdoor shows and online staged readings. Performances from well…

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LET’S PLAY ‘BEAT THE BARD’ (11) by Robert Shuman

Can you beat the Bard? Questions by Joyce E. Henry, Ph.D. All rights reserved.  

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Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

The new bio ‘Eubie Blake: Rags, Rhythm, and Race’ recounts the life and times of an American music legend by Deb Miller

Authors and music specialists Richard Carlin and Ken Bloom present a densely packed, meticulously researched, and painstakingly incisive portrait of a jazz icon and his times in their recent…

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Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

This Week on Broadway for October 18, 2020: Happy Birthday, Angela Lansbury! by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere pay tribute to birthday girl, Angela Lansbury. We also talk about the Tony Awards nominations. Peter reviews Electra: A Travesty in One …

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Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Show Boat: Francesca Zambello’s Revival Goes Upstream and Down by David Finkle

★★★☆☆ The seminal Jerome Kern-Oscar Hammerstein II musical as inevitable as ol' man river The post Show Boat: Francesca Zambello’s Revival Goes Upstream and Down appeared first …

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Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Anne Washburn Just Wants Her Trump Play to Be Irrelevant by Joshua Barone

“Shipwreck,” a fantasia about white liberals and the president’s infamous dinner with James Comey, has been adapted into an audio play.

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Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Paula Vogel, The Cast of THE BAND'S VISIT, and More Set For Broadway For Biden's Phone Banking Tomorrow

Broadway for Biden's weekly phone banking initiative continues tomorrow, Monday, October 19, 2020 from 7-9pm EST.

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Sunday, October 18, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)

Bernadette Peters, Kristin Chenoweth, and More Share Their Thoughts on STICKS & STONES

There are just two more days to watch Sticks & Stones right here on BroadwayWorld before it disappears forever.  The concert benefits Broadway Cares & Born This Way Foundation and…

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Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Broadway Mourns the Loss of Doreen Montalvo

Yesterday, BroadwayWorld was saddened to report the passing of Doreen Montalvo. The Broadway community took to social media to share memories and condolences, including members of her In The…

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Give Me Your Hand **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward October 18, 2020: The Broadway League recently announced that the hiatus for all of its member theaters has been extended until June of 2021. That means at least seven…

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SAG-AFTRA Involves AFL-CIO in Dispute With Actors' Equity, and Asks For a Mediator to Be Named

SAG-AFTRA has escalated its jurisdictional battle with Actors' Equity Association, asking that the Associated Actors and Artistes of America name a mediator.

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‘Especially pertinent at present’: LAST DAY – People Show (Online review) by Michael Davis

Rather than veer down the road trod by films such as I, Daniel Blake, People Show’s Last Day addresses the ‘inconvenience’ of having a conscience if one is in middle management and the…

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Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)

On Gary Austin and The Groundlings by Trav S.D.

Tribute today to the late Gary Austin (1941-2017), founder of the L.A. improv and sketch comedy company and school known as The Groundlings. Oklahoma-born Austin was a member of the San Fran…

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100 Years Ago Today: Buster Keaton in “The Saphead” by Trav S.D.

Released October 18, 1920: The Saphead. The Saphead is a bit of an anomaly in the career of Buster Keaton — though a major release and a big step in his career, most of his fans don’t co…

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Celebrate the Life of Misérables Lyricist Herbert Kretzmer on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday. This week, Paige is honoring the work of lyricist Herber…

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Azara: Just Another Day and Night review – the vibrant mess of the before times by Lyndsey Winship

The Place, LondonPart of the Splayed festival of queer art, Azara’s witty combination of spoken word and effortless groove takes the audience on a night out that leaves you longing to danc…

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VIDEO: Original HAMILTON Cast Members Perform 'The Room Where It Happens' at Joe Biden Virtual Fundraiser

On Friday, Lin-Manuel Miranda and original cast members from Broadway's Hamilton appeared and performed as part of a virtual fundraiser for presidential candidate Joe Biden.

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VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber Plays 'Music of the Night' on Piano

Andrew Lloyd Webber took to social media to share a video of himself playing a bit of Music of the Night on piano.

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Ocean Vuong on Hartford, Glastonbury, the American character and the lasting trauma of the people of Vietnam by Susan Dunne

Ocean Vuong was born in Saigon in 1988, lived in a refugee camp in the Philippines and then got asylum in the United States with his family, eventually settling in Hartford. From this scatte…

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Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Universal Ballet Competition keeps ‘Nutcracker’ tradition alive with virtual production by Admin

Universal Ballet Competition, the ballet competition known to connect intermediate and advanced students to international training, scholarships and professional opportunities, will host …

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War of the Worlds Broadcast by Sandi Durell

The Keen Company All Star Benefit Broadcast of Orson Welles’s “War of the Worlds,” with cast led by Jason Tam (Be More Chill, KPOP) will be joined by Arnie Burton, Morgan Siobhan Green…

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Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Music review: Stéphane Denève and the SLSO return to Powell Symphony Hall by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The concerts are abbreviated; this one was just an hour long, with no intermission. But it incorporated an awful lot of fine playing.

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For longtime book reviewer, ancient history never got dusty by Richard H. Weiss Special To The Post-Dispatch

Joseph O. Losos wrote more than 500 reviews for the Post-Dispatch.

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Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

The Royal Ballet: Back on Stage review – an exuberant return by Sarah Crompton

Royal Opera House, LondonFor the RB’s first performance to a live audience since lockdown, Kevin O’Hare prepared an optimistic, invigorating selection of classics The history of the Roya…

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‘Deftly experienced hands are shaping this new kind of experience’: MACBETH – Big Telly Theatre Company (Online review) by Ian Foster

Not quite ‘when shall we three Zoom again’, Big Telly Theatre’s imaginative online version of Macbeth has some impressive moments.

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Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)

10/23/20 – Ann Kittridge in “Flashback Fridays” by Cabaret Hotspot!

Ann Kittredge premieres her new series Flashback Fridays Virtual Shorts Friday, October 23, 5:00pm Self-serve cocktail suggested with Musical Director Christopher Denny and A/V Designer Matt…

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Sunday, October 18, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Sorted with the Dyers — podcasters Danny and Dani dish out advice

The EastEnders actor and his reality TV star daughter are warm, funny and make good company

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