Monday, October 19, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Live and online this week by Deb Miller

While the pandemic shutdown of Broadway continues, New York theater artists continue to reach out to fans with virtual presentations and a few live Off-Off-Broadway events that will keep the…

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Monday, October 19, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Garry Linnell: Moonlite

A gay bushranger with a love of poetry and guns. A grotesque hangman with a passion for flowers and gardening.A broken young man desperate for love and respect. These men – two of them lov…

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Monday, October 19, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is back on stage and online with a symphonic celebration of Australia

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra invites music lovers to rediscover the art of listening as it returns to the stage with a new season for 2021. Bursting with musical colour, the refreshing p…

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Digital Time Capsule featuring iconic and never-before-seen Melbourne locations in lockdown

The City of Melbourne has unveiled the Melbourne Digital Time Capsule – a ‘snapshot in time’ of iconic and never-before-seen Melbourne locations under lockdown. Taking advantage of a q…

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VIDEO: Watch Brenda Braxton & Friends on Stars in the House

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with Guest Host Brenda Braxton and friends!Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with Act 2... Now What?  Career Transitions!  Guest host B…

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Monday, October 19, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Listen Up! Audio Plays Take Center Stage Amid Pandemic by Matthew Wexler

Radio plays were the rage in the 1920s, and now audio dramas return, with new productions of "Dracula," "Macbeth," and "A Christmas Carol." The post Listen Up! Audio Plays Take Center Stage …

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International Theatre Festival Goes Online in Global First by Peter J Snee

It takes more than a global pandemic to stop hordes of musical theatre-loving students coming together to celebrate the performing

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In Synetic Theater’s ‘Joy,’ two fearless performers get personal by David Siegel

Synetic Theater is renowned for its lively, “silent,” physical-movement–oriented productions of classic theatrical works propelled by original music. Now, with precautions necessary to…

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Review: In the latest Collaboraction ‘Peacebook,’ Riad Ismat’s son puts the pain of losing his dad while quarantined on the screen. Plus other p by Chris Jones

As "Peacebook" turns to video, we get authentic stories set in North Lawndale, a brave account from performance artist Sami Ismat and others, about two hours in all.

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Monday, October 19, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

BEETLEJUICE to premiere in South Korea in 2021 by Peter J Snee

It has been confirmed that the first Korean production of Beetlejuice, performed in the Korean language, will come to Seoul,

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When do music and words become art? Here’s a top 10 from composer Kile Smith by Kile Smith

Do lyrics serve the music, or vice versa? Sometimes, in pop music, you don’t have to decide. Listen to Kile Smith explain 10 times that pop songs mixed music and words into pure art.

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MOAR presents ‘World Affairs and the Enduring American Revolution: Women’s Rights’ by Pamela J.  Forsythe

Around the world and especially in the US, women are still campaigning for equality. A livestreamed panel discussion explained some little-known history and reminded us what happens when pol…

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‘Utopia’ Review: Charles L. Mee’s New Play Is a Frothy Escape by Alexis Soloski

The playwright whips up a virtual ensemble of eccentrics, but his vision feels out of step with the moment.

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Clark Middleton, Actor With a Cause, Is Dead at 63 by Alex Vadukul

Known for his role on “The Blacklist,” he strove to convey the message that his juvenile rheumatoid arthritis was not a limitation.

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You’ve Got to Be Taught: Cultural Competency in Theatre Training by American Theatre Editors

One sign of a shift in traditionally Eurocentric theatre training practices: 'Black Acting Methods' was the best-selling theatre book this past summer.

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VIDEO: On This Day, October 19- MEMPHIS Opens On Broadway!

On this day, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Memphis, opened at the Shubert Theatre, starring Chad Kimball and Montego Glover!

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Monday, October 19, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

First trailer for Pittsburgh-filmed 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' by Joshua Axelrod / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The film, starring Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman, will be released via Netflix on Dec. 18.

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How imperiled is our democracy? ‘The Race’ wants you to weigh in. by Peter Marks

Georgetown and Sojourn Theatre revive a 2008 live format online for the 2020 election and the covid-19 era.

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The Sanderson Sisters Reunite for an Instagram HOCUS POCUS Reunion

The cast of Hocus Pocus will reunite for Bette Midler's annual Hulaween celebration, held virtually this year.

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Livestreaming Prelude 2020: Sites of Revolution by Martin E. Segal Center

By Martin E. Segal Center. The 2020 Prelude Festival: Sites of Revolution, brings together artists, critics, activists, and producers from New York City and beyond to explore the many ways i…

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Monday, October 19, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Jeremy Strong Joins Leonard Bernstein Biopic MAESTRO

Emmy-winner Jeremy Strong is in talks to join the cast of 'Maestro,' the upcoming Leonard Bernstein biopic.

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In the News: Hamilton's Austin Scott Will Star in New Radio Play Innocent Dreams, MTC Launches Virtual Theatre Channel, More by Andrew Gans

Plus, get a sneak peek at Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jimmy Fallon's get-out-the-vote sketch from the October 19 The Tonight Show broadcast.

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Happy Hour on the Fringe: Resa Mueller and Jezabel Careaga by Henry McDevitt

 In this mouth watering culinary themed episode of Happy Hour on the Fringe, Marketing Manager Raina Searles speaks with Bartender Resa Mueller and Chef Jezabel Careaga who will each be lea…

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Six's Anna Uzele on Why the Shutdown Is Like a Breakup and Her Unusual Tip for Stress Relief by

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

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INXS Musical in Development and Aiming for Broadway and the West End by Caitlin Moynihan

Australian rock band INXS is getting the musical treatment. The group's long-term manager Chris Murphy and music groups Universal and Warner Chappell have signed on for the development of a …

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Tony awards 2020: unusual Broadway year leads to restricted nominations by Benjamin Lee

A year on stage cut short by Covid has resulted in delayed nominations with Moulin Rouge, Jagged Little Pill and Slave Play out in front Jagged Little Pill, Slave Play and Moulin Rouge! The …

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Cold war-era musical Chess hopes to capture Moscow audiences by Theo Merz In Moscow

Tim Rice’s lyrics rewritten to ‘humanise’ KGB agent and reflect new geopolitical reality In a week when Moscow and Washington squabbled over arms treaties and Europe imposed fresh sanc…

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The Tonys are finally coming! What do this year's nominations tell us? by Alexis Soloski

A strange year for Broadway, with fewer shows than usual eligible for major awards, has brought up an equally strange, if intriguing, set of nominees “What?” James Monroe Iglehart said. …

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Not waiting for Godot: new show tackles Beckett's ban on women by Kate Wyver

Female and non-binary performers deal with issue of playwright’s instructions A dead man’s voice can travel a long way. In 1988, Samuel Beckett sued a Dutch theatre company for casting w…

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Uncle Vanya review – coronavirus gives Chekhov a shot in the arm by Susannah Clapp

The pandemic supercharges the atmosphere in this film version of Ian Rickson’s recent stage production Here is an extraordinary, transfiguring leap from stage to screen. Ian Rickson’s pr…

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Hindu Times: Jaimini Jethwa invites the deities to Dundee by Jaimini Jethwa

The Guardian’s Future plays series continues with Vishnu and Brahma trying to restore the balance of good and evil on a boozy night out My first play, The Last Queen of Scotland, dealt wit…

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Making Moulin Rouge!’s Babydoll: Jeigh Madjus Offers the Recipe for Playing One of The Lady Ms by Andrew Gans

In the third episode of the exclusive The Lady Ms series, Madjus discusses starring in the Tony-nominated Moulin Rouge! The Musical.

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Monday, October 19, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Get Inspired With These 28 Broadway Costume Ideas for Halloween by Marc J. Franklin

From Sweeney Todd to Beetlejuice, bring the theatrics to your Halloween season.

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Watch a Trailer for Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Starring Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman by Dan Meyer

The screen adaptation of August Wilson's play, penned by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, debuts on Netflix in December.

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VIDEO: Watch Michael R. Jackson, Capathia Jenkins and Anthony Wayne on THEATER: ALL THE MOVING PARTS

Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Michael R. Jackson and actors Capathia Jenkins and Anthony Wayne discuss the role of the Black artist in this time of racial awakening, on this episode of '…

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Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Programming for MTC VIRTUAL THEATRE

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced programming for MTC Virtual Theatre, set to continue online through the end of 2020 and beyond. While physical stages remain dark across America, Manhatt…

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VIDEO: See Chadwick Boseman & Viola Davis in the Trailer for MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM

Chicago, 1927. A recording session. Tensions rise between Ma Rainey (Viola Davis), her ambitious horn player (Chadwick Boseman), and the white management determined to control the legendary …

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Why I love it when teenagers push back: one teacher’s politics in a 2020 classroom by Michelle Nugent

Michelle Nugent absorbed a commitment to neutrality during her own education as a teacher. But here’s why she’s leaving it behind in today’s classroom.

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New EP From Cabaret Artist Travis Moser Explores 2020 Through the Lens of Stephen Sondheim by Logan Culwell-Block

So Many People: The Sondheim Sessions includes new takes on "What Can You Lose?," "I'm Still Here," and more.

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Review: Manly Trump Sinks Waterlogged Liberals in ‘Shipwreck’ by Jesse Green

Anne Washburn’s would-be epic of power and powerlessness, presented as a podcast, may be too close to current events to fulfill its big ambitions.

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Monday, October 19, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Diane Warren and Susan Stroman Team Up for New Musical The Right Girl at Barrington Stage Company by Lindsey Sullivan

The new musical The Right Girl will be presented at Barrington Stage Company in Pittsfield, Massachusetts on November 1, when a filmed presentation of its first performance will premiere bef…

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Beetlejuice to Make International Premiere in South Korea in June 2021 by Caitlin Moynihan

It's showtime! The Tony-nominated hit Beetlejuice is going international. Director Alex Timbers announced on Instagram that Beetlejuice will premiere in South Korea next year. It will play a…

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Review: Part of That World, Pitlochry Festival Theatre by Liam Offord

Review: Part of That World, Pitlochry Festival Theatre3.0Overall ScoreOne person is leaving, another is hurt trying to stop them. That’s the crux of Part of That World, even if that descri…

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Pulitzer Prize winner and 2018 Kennedy Center honoree Lin-Manuel Miranda has been added as a presenter

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Cleveland Public Theatre Announces ‘Alive On Line’ Season by American Theatre Editors

The company will present a lineup of virtual performances, plus some in-person community events.

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Pam Tanowitz Dance livestreams a world premiere in Philadelphia by Melissa Strong

Pam Tanowitz Dance’s Philadelphia premiere combines elegance with immediacy in a virtual performance. Melissa Strong reviews.

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(Jesse Green’s and Ben Brantley’s article appeared in The New York Times, 10/13; Photo of Karen Finley: Credit…Dona Ann McAdams;  via Pam Green.) After 27 years and more than 2,500 re…

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Monday, October 19, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Cats National Tour Cast Reunites for Streaming Performance Benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Logan Culwell-Block

The performance will include contemporary covers of songs from the Tony-winning score, anecdotes, and more.

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Jerry Mitchell, Sergio Trujillo and More Raise Over $10,000 Towards Flipping the Senate; Join the Next Event on 10/25

FLIP IT springs from the profound notion that art and connection can be employed to make change. By taking class with their masterful choreographers and donating toward the cause, you too ca…

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Exclusive: Keale Settle Sings 'Being Alive' from COMPANY as Part of The Seth Concert Series; Re-Airs Today at 3pm and Available On Demand!

Her concert re-airs today at 3pm and is now available On Demand, get your tickets here!

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Review: Connecting Voices: Dead and Wake, Leeds Playhouse by Aimee Shields

Review: Connecting Voices: Dead and Wake, Leeds Playhouse 2.0Overall Score It was exhilarating to be inside a theatre building again, feeling the palpable buzz that spreads through an audien…

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Review: Connecting Voices: Orpheus in the Record Shop, Leeds Playhouse by Aimee Shields

Review: Connecting Voices: Orpheus in the Record Shop, Leeds Playhouse5.0Overall ScoreOf all performances in the Connecting Voices series, it feels as though Orpheus in the Record Shop (OITR…

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Review: Connecting Voices: Krapp’s Last Tape, Leeds Playhouse by Aimee Shields

Review: Connecting Voices: Krapp's Last Tape, Leeds Playhouse 4.0Overall Score Niall Buggy shuffles onstage as Krapp, the miserable outsider, eating a banana and preparing for his annual sel…

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ICYMI: Watch Audra McDonald, Javier Muñoz and George Salazar in John McDaniel's New Musical, STICKS & STONES

The new musical Sticks & Stones just premiered on Friday, featuring a star-studded cast including Audra McDonald, Javier Muñoz and George Salazar and many more. The stream, which airs…

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Working Theater Announces 36th Season Fall Programming by American Theatre Editors

This fall, the theatre will offer digital and audio productions.

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Adrienne Warren, Kelli O'Hara, Norm Lewis, More Will Join Jim Brickman for Holiday Concert Benefiting The Actors Fund by Andrew Gans

The Broadway favorites are also featured on Brickman's new recording, Brickman for Broadway Christmas.

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Jim Brickman Presents Live Virtual Concert and Holiday Album Featuring Kelli O'Hara, Norm Lewis, Megan Hilty and More

The Actors Fund announced today that Grammy nominated songwriter and piano sensation Jim Brickman will be taking the nation by storm this holiday season with Brickman for Broadway Christmas …

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Gay Men’s Chorus celebrates Sondheim in stellar quarantine cabaret by Darby Dejarnette

The pandemic has caused many arts organizations to search for creative ways to bring their talent to fans. The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC has jumped into the fray with Losing My Mi…

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TheaterWorks offers free passes to ‘Russian Troll Farm’ through Hartford Library by Christopher Arnott

TheaterWorks Hartford has partnered with Hartford Public Library to offer passes to its latest online attraction, the political comedy "Russian Troll Farm."

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10 Shows to Stream on Disney Plus This Halloween

Hocus Pocus is a given, but these are our other top picks out of more than 100 options.

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Anyone Can Whistle Complete Cast Album to Be Released Nearly 20 Years After Recording

Jay Records has set a date for this long-aborning album.

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Monday, October 19, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)

EgoPo Classic Theater presents ‘Emily’ by Brenna Geffers and Natalia de la Torre by Cameron Kelsall

EgoPo Classic Theater’s ‘Emily’ brings theater to your mailbox, and reconsiders the life and legacy of Emily Dickinson in the process. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Watch Now: Four Phantoms Medley ft. Sarah Brightman by Broadway Direct

Sarah Brightman returns as Christine when she's joined by four legendary Phantom's from years gone by as they sing the show's hit numbers, 'The Phantom of The Opera' and 'Music of The Night'…

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April Matthis to Lead Toni Stone Virtual Reading on Play-PerView by Dan Meyer

The cast and director from Roundabout’s 2019 production reunite in November.

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VIDEO: LaChanze Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Wednesday at 12pm!

Tune in right here Wednesday, October 21 (12pm ET), as he chats with one of Broadway's favorite leading ladies, LaChanze. LaChanze will soon join Seth Rudetsky for two very special concerts …

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Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, October 19- with Keala Settle, Jennifer Holliday, and More!

Today (October 19) in live streaming: Jennifer Holliday celebrates her 60th birthday in concert, Keala Settle sings with Seth Rudetsky, and so much more!

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VIDEO: Watch Brenda Braxton & Friends on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with Guest Host Brenda Braxton and friends!Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with Act 2... Now What?  Career Transitions!  Guest host B…

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VIDEO: Christopher Jackson, Sasha Hutchings, Yo-Yo Ma and More Come Together for 'Variations on America - Our Land 2020'

Christopher Jackson, Jacqueline Bolier, Crystal Monee Hall, Gaby Moreno, Sasha Hutchings and many more have come together for an artistic collaboration, expressing what our country means…

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BWW Flashback: Remembering Doreen Montalvo

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, stage and screen actor Doreen Montalvo has died at age 56.  The news came after Montalvo suffered a stroke earlier this month. Today, we remembe…

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Chester Gregory, Drew McVety, Melody Butiu and More Announced for SOUND BITES Streaming Live

Casting has been announced for SOUND BITES Streaming Live, a two-night streaming event premiering six new 10-minute musicals on November 13th and 20th at 8pm. Each evening will feature three…

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John Lloyd Young Announces Vegas Holiday Concert, Streaming in December

Following the success of two previous live stream concerts from The Space in Las  Vegas, Tony and Grammy Award-winner John Lloyd Young returns on Friday, December 4 with John  Lloyd Young…

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Piano Bar Live! Streams This Tuesday, October 20th, With Host Scott Barbarino, Plus Sharon McNight, Danny Bacher and Jon Bronston

This week’s guests are Danny Bacher, John Bronston, Kim Rachelle Harris, John Hebert, Sharon McNight and Warren Schein, plus Mystery Guests and MORE! Join us this TUESDAY, October 20th …

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The Climb: rollercoaster of comedy, from Cannes high to Covid low

First-time director Michael Angelo Covino reflects on an experience that has been as bittersweet as his movie

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Monday, October 19, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Brenda Braxton Guest Hosts Stars in the House, Featuring Dan LoBuono and Natasha Rennalls Neary, October 19 by Andrew Gans

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

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Voting Now Open for Top 10 of Next on Stage!

Voting is now open for round 3 of our singing competition, back again for its second season! Place your votes from now to October 21 (high school) and October 22 (college).

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Photos/Video: First Look at the Russian Premiere of CHESS The Musical

On October 17, Chess the Musical made its Russian premiere at the MDM Theatre, Moscow.

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Merle Dandridge, Tony Yazbeck, Alysha Umphress, More Star in The Right Girl Musical at the Barrington by Andrew Gans

A filmed performance of the new musical, directed and choreographed by Tony winner Susan Stroman, will be presented in November at the Massachusetts venue.

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VIDEO: Check Out 'Wear a Mask', a Parody of 'Be Our Guest' From BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Noah Lindquist has written an entertaining parody of Be Our Guest from Disney's Beauty and the Beast, all about the simple task of wearing a mask to protect yourself and others from the spr…

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Review: Synetic’s Joy! Maria Simpkins balances defiance with cheeky humor by Susan Galbraith

I click on the link and settle in for the new show, Joy!, delivered into my living room by Synetic Theater. A special surprise “Joy” box at my side ready to be opened. Check.  Glass of …

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UConn’s Jorgensen Center launching four-show fall arts season on ‘digital stage’ by Christopher Arnott

UConn's Jorgensen Center has announced a four show fall season of Pilobolus, Kelli O'Hara, a chamber concert and a kids show about the Day of the Dead.

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Robyn Hurder, Jenna Ushkowitz, Tony Yazbeck & More Set for THE RIGHT GIRL, New Musical Co-Written by Weinstein Accuser

Barrington Stage Company will premiere a filmed presentation of new musical, The Right Girl, on November 1. The musical was co-written by Louisette Geiss, who accused Harvey Weinstein of sex…

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#MeToo Musical: Weinstein Accuser Louisette Geiss Teams With Composer Diane Warren On New Production by Greg Evans

The Right Girl, a new musical based on (and co-written by) the real-life story of former screenwriter Louisette Geiss and the sexual harassment by Harvey Weinstein she says ended her film ca…

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The Theatre Community Remembers the Life and Work of Doreen Montalvo by Kerri Kearse

Stage and screen artists took to social media to share their favorite memories of the performer, who passed away October 17 at the age of 56.

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Monday, October 19, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Stage and Screen Star Anthony Chisholm Dies at 77 by Dan Meyer

The performer starred in four August Wilson productions on Broadway, earning a Tony nomination for his work in Radio Golf.

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Searching a Way Forward by Mark Valdez

By Mark Valdez. Earlier this year, Mark Valdez, hungering for public discourse around the future of the American theatre field, prompted three arts leaders with the question, “What is our …

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Tony Award Fever? Political Fervor! New Theater Editor. #Stageworthy News of the Week by New York Theater

  With 15 days left to Election Day,  the theater community’s focus on voting – such as the Hamilton Town Hall for Biden/Harris this weekend featuring the original cast of the musical,…

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Tony Nominee Adrienne Warren to Star as Mamie Till-Mobley in ABC's Women of the Movement by Caitlin Moynihan

Fresh from receiving her second Tony nomination for her star turn in Tina, Adrienne Warren has been announced to star as Mamie Till-Mobley in Women of the Movement on ABC, according to Deadl…

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Lisa Spirling: “Theatre 503 has a responsibility to nurture as many creatives as possible” by Halima Hassan

In our latest interview, Halima A Hassan speaks to Theatre 503’s artistic director, Lisa Spirling, about supporting artists and the launch of the long-awaited 503 Studio. I have never befo…

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Review: Blyth Spirit, Live Theatre by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: Blyth Spirit, Live Theatre3.0Overall ScoreWhat story would you tell in 10 minutes? That time you watched a chicken drive a forklift. The 100-year-old cup of tea you found in the arct…

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Review: Star Fish, Live Theatre by Alice Flynn

Review: Star Fish, Live Theatre 3.0Overall Score For thousands of years, people have looked up at the night sky and made up stories about the shapes they saw in the stars. Niall McCarthy’s…

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New Musical by Weinstein Accuser Set for Screening by Sarah Bahr

“The Right Girl,” about a film executive who confronts sexual exploitation, was aimed for a live production. Instead, it was recorded by actors at home.

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Amanda Kloots’ Live Your Life: My Story of Loving and Losing Nick Cordero Due in 2021 by Dan Meyer

Kloots’ memoir about her life with the late actor will hit bookshelves next summer.

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London’s Royal Opera House reopens its doors with ‘4x4’

There were strong performances in this varied quartet of vocal works

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Metropolitan Opera to Stream Two Productions Starring Kelli O'Hara This Week

Both operas are free for the general public to view.

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Ellen's Stardust Diner Celebrates HALLOWEEN ON BROADWAY

Ellen's Stardust Diner will celebrate “HALLOWEEN ON BROADWAY” with their world famous singing wait staff, The Stardusters, in costume all week long leading up to special performances of …

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BEETLEJUICE Will Premiere in South Korea in 2021

It has been confirmed that the first Korean production of Beetlejuice, performed in the Korean language, will come to Seoul, South Korea next year.

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VIDEO: Rehearsals Are Underway For FROZEN in Australia

Rehearsals for Frozen in Australia are officially underway! Members of the cast, led by Jemma Rix (Elsa) and Courtney Monsma (Anna), have made a video greeting from their first day of rehea…

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VIDEO: Olivia Newton-John Talks About Her Cancer Foundation on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

The Grammy Award-winning singer and actress hopes to fund new research surrounding plant medicine.

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Broadway Catch Up: October 19 - Original HAMILTON Cast Members, Laura Osnes and Aaron Tveit, and More!

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

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‘Demonstrating the power of aural memories’: DIGITAL CARAVAN THEATRE – Series 2 (Online review) by John Chapman

The microplays in the Digital Caravan Theatre Series 2 are full of a richness born out of careful time management giving them a leanness which is sometimes lacking in longer works.

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Broadway Baby Takes Readers on a Dream Journey to the Stage by Dan Meyer

The illustrated children’s book from Russell Miller is available for pre-order October 19.

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London Theatre Review: Lockdown Town by One Night Records

I confess, I attended the dress rehearsal for Lockdown Town just over 2 weeks ago, which was so promising that I was excited about the finalised performance. I wasn’t disappointed.

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Monday, October 19, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Watch Broadway Alum Nina Lafarga Join Built for the Stage for Motivation Monday by Playbill Staff

The weekly interview and fitness series from Coach Joe Rosko streams every week.

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, October19, 2020 by Susan Grace

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Doreen Montalvo, Star of In the Heights and On Your Feet!, Dies at 56 by Andrew Gans

Ms. Montalvo was also part of the cast of the new Broadway musical Mrs. Doubtfire.

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Singer-Actress Doreen Montaldo is Dead at 56

Doreen Montalvo, a much-admired and loved actress and singer, died on Saturday, October 17, as reported by her manager Steve Maihack. She was 56. The cause of death was as a result of a stro…

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1990s Broadway Musical Logos Madness! The Big 32 - Wildhorn Region by JK

You know we are obsessed with show logos and window cards! We just LOVE them. Now, it's time to find out your top logo for the closing ten seasons of the 20th century. We started with a fi…

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The Yes Queens review – digital crowd pipe in impro oxygen by Brian Logan

Battersea Arts Centre, London, and online Audience participation at arm’s length via screen happily injects some welcome randomness into this six-person improvised sketch show How do you d…

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It’s a Party at Gatsby’s Mansion. No Dancing, Please. by Alex Marshall

An immersive theater show of “The Great Gatsby” has returned in London. Can it keep the novel’s spirit alive while obeying the coronavirus rules?

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Meet Boston Blackie by Trav S.D.

Today we exhume Boston Blackie — “an enemy to those who make him an enemy, friend to those who have no friend.” I first became aware of this enigmatic fictional character in 2006 when …

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Erik Ransom envisions ‘The World to Come’ in a new podcast series by Deb Miller

Award-winning New York-based composer, librettist, and lyricist Erik Ransom (his hit GRINDR The Opera won London’s Off West End Award for Best New Musical in 2019) has joined forces once a…

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Stream Kelli O'Hara in the Metropolitan Opera's Così fan tutte and The Merry Widow for Free This Week by Ryan McPhee

The Nightly Met Streams series keeps things light with a lineup dedicated to comedic operas.

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Monday, October 19, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)

"In This Business, It's Never Goodbye" by Mo Brady

by Natalie Charle Ellis …

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Monday, October 19, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Playbill's Weekly Streaming Guide: What to Watch October 19-23 by Ryan McPhee

A Jennifer Holliday birthday celebration, an all-star This Is Our Youth, and more head online this week.

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Today on Broadway: Monday, October 19, 2020 by Matt Tamanini

NYT Announces New Theater Editor, Doreen Montalvo Dies, LA Times on Theatre Racism “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines of the…

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Background on Big Apple Circus by Trav S.D.

We’ve mentioned the Big Apple Circus nearly 50 times on this blog, and have reviewed several editions of the show but have not had as yet given its story a dedicated post. I owe much to th…

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Just because: W.B. Yeats reads his poetry by Terry Teachout

W.B. Yeats reads and talks about three of his poems on the BBC. These recordings were made in 1932, 1934, and 1937: (This is the latest in a series of arts- and history-related videos that …

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New children's book Broadway Baby released, portion of UK sales to go to Theatre Artists Fund

A limited hardcover edition of Broadway Baby by Russell Miller with Judith A. Proffer is now available exclusively in the UK at A portion of the proceeds from UK sales…

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Almanac: Emlyn Williams on money by Terry Teachout

“Anyone can squander money, and anyone can hoard it. But the most difficult thing in the world is to know how to spend it.” Emlyn Williams, The Corn Is Green Continue reading Almanac: E…

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Monday, October 19, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe Announce Holiday Album and 2021 UK Tour

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe will join forces again for a magical new album 'Together at Christmas', out on Decca Records on 20th November. They also announce a UK Arena tour in 2021, includin…

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Wake Up With BWW 10/19: HAMILTON Cast Reunites For Biden, and More!

Today's top stories: original Hamilton cast members reunite for Joe Biden, behind the scenes of One Royal Holiday with Aaron Tveit and Laura Osnes, and more!

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REVIEW: Naked Boys Singing, Eagle Garden Theatre ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews Naked Boys Singing, a revue now playing for a limited period at the Garden Theatre at The Eagle, London. This post REVIEW: Naked Boys Singing, Eagle Gard…

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‘Brilliantly adapted for digital delivery’: PLAY-ALONG PLINK & BOO – Can’t Sit Still (Online review) by The Family Stage

Nothing can replicate the feeling of live and interactive like a production that is indeed live and interactive. Or so we thought until we watched Play-Along Plink & Boo.

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Connecticut punk rocker opens record store in hometown by Christopher Arnott

Local hardcore hero Jay Reason has opened his own record store in downtown Milford. Static Era Records carries an array of intriguing vinyl albums, including releases from Reason's own recor…

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'Dark Night,’ ballet about PTSD and trauma, live streaming from Free Center Middletown by Susan Dunne

The Free Center in Middletown is hosting a live-streamed ballet this month, “Dark Night,” The Ekklesia dance company, which studies spirituality through dance, is based in Middletown.

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‘Moulin Rouge!’ producer Carmen Pavlovic on the Tonys and guiding a show through a pandemic by Caitlin Huston

“Moulin Rouge!” producer Carmen Pavlovic had intended to fly back home to Australia in late February and then return to New York City to see the musical through Tony Awards season. But w…

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Monday, October 19, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Colonel and Mrs. Reuben Steere by Trav S.D.

As a native Rhode Islander it gives me special pride today to give attention to “Colonel” Reuben Allen Steere (1838-1915). Born in Glocester, RI, Steere stood 44 inches in adulthood, and…

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Tickets for Good starring David Tennant are on sale now!

The highly-anticipated revival of the Good the play by Cecil Phillip Taylor is coming to the West End’s Harold Pinter Theatre from the new starting date of 21 April 2021. Multi-award-win…

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Monday, October 19, 2020 at 4am (Broadway Time)

NEWS: The Inheritance receives 11 Tony Awards 2020 nominations by Press Releases

Stephen Daldry has been nominated in the Best Director category for his staging of Matthew Lopez’s The Inheritance, originally at London’s Young Vic Theatre before its West End transfer …

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Monday, October 19, 2020 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Independent artists stronger together by Peter J Snee

Three independent theatre directors have joined forces to combat the devastating toll of COVID-19 on Brisbane’s theatrical landscape. The Hive

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Monday, October 19, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Mumbai’s The Company Theatre Finds Innovative Ways to Navigate Theatre Digitally by Gowri S

Actor and artistic director Atul Kumar speaks on the need to experiment with ‘form’ to make theatre more engaging A woman haunted by insomnia, a djinn, and a hallucinatory mind during …

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On the Couch with Cat Jones

Who is Cat Jones? Artist, writer, researcher. Strong leanings towards creatures and plants, the senses and the mind. Usually near or in water. Recently identified mirror touch synesthete. Ea…

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The Comeback a new comedy from The Pin comes to Noel Coward Theatre in December by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Award-winning comedy double act The Pin will bring their brand new comedy The Comeback to the Noel Coward Theatre London this Christmas. This post The Comeback a new comedy f…

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Theatrefolk Featured Play – Water. Gun. Argument. by Alan Haehnel by Lindsay Price

Welcome to our Featured Play Spotlight. Water. Gun. Argument. by Alan Haehnel is a thought provoking and powerful piece in a docu-theatre style. An argument is a lie you choose to believe a…

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Monday, October 19, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Lismore Regional Gallery announces Finalists for the 2020 Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize

Lismore Regional Gallery has announced the finalists of the 2020 Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize. The award is open to all media, meaning that painting, drawing, video, photography and ceram…

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Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories returns to WA at the Octagon Theatre by Peter J Snee

Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories is heading to Barking Gecko Theatre. This production will be the first show back for Barking

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Mace Francis Orchestra celebrates 15 years with a Big [Band] Show

Fourteen of Perth’s finest musicians are celebrating 15 years of original Australian jazz music and togetherness as a big band with a birthday show this Thursday night at The Goodwill Club…

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Watch WAAPA’s opera from the comfort of your home by Peter J Snee

While COVID-19 restrictions continue to limit audience numbers in theatres, WAAPA at Edith Cowan University is thrilled to offer its

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Richard O’Brien stars in new audio comedy The Barren Author inspired by Baron Munchausen. by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo 47 years after he created the sci-fi stage and film cult favourite The Rocky Horror Show, Richard O’Brien has taken a rare acting role to star in The Barren Author. This po…

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Heidi Schreck On Her Evolving Play, 'What The Constitution Means To Me'

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Heidi Schreck, creator of the one-woman play, What the Constitution Means to Me, about the film's release on Amazon Prime ahead of Election Day.

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Hurricane — Bob Dylan’s howl of protest still resonates today

The hard-hitting 1975 ballad tells the story of a black boxer framed and jailed for murder

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Jennifer Holliday Celebrates Her 60th Birthday With Streaming Concert by Ryan McPhee

The Dreamgirls Tony winner takes the stage October 19.

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Red Bull Theater Presents Anchuli Felicia King's Keene October 19 by Dan Meyer

The virtual reading is directed by Ethan McSweeny.

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Contact Dance in the Time of Covid-19: Carl Flink’s Black Label Movement and Dr. Jon Hallberg of University of Minnesota Bring Dancers Together by The Dance Enthusiast

In Contact Dance  in the Time of Covid-19: Carl Flink’s Black Label Movement and Dr. Jon Hallberg of University of Minnesota  Bring Dancers Together" My company has partnering as a very …

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IMPRESSIONS: Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company's “Solo Suites” @theAO by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company's “Solo Suites,” "The dance portion of this program concludes with a tongue-in-cheek (we hope) response to Roberta Flack’s famousl…

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Georgiana Pickett & Shayla-Vie Jenkins Join Merce Cunningham Trust by The Dance Enthusiast

Georgiana Pickett & Shayla-Vie Jenkins Join Merce Cunningham Trust

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Theatre Kid Alarmed to Discover Circle is Intended for Prayer, Not Zip Zap Zop by Broadway Beat

by Mary Colussi. @marycolussi. PROVIDENCE, RI - When South Providence High School junior Oscar Wood was invited to join a circle of fellow...

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