Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Sydney Coliseum Theatre to rock the West

In a stellar line up of Australian artists, the Sydney Coliseum Theatre will be showcasing to the audiences of Greater Western Sydney, and the surrounding region, how good it is to see live …

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Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

HAIRSPRAY Stars Harvey Fierstein and Marissa Jaret-Winokur Reunite to Help Mock Trump

Tony-winning Hairspray stars, Harvey Fierstein and Marissa Jaret Winokur, have joined filmmaker Cathryn Michon for a video trolling Trump over his losses in the demographic of 'suburban hous…

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Lesli Margherita Helps Give MARRIAGE STORY the Musical Treatment with Insert Movie Here: The Musical Podcast

Insert Movie Here: The Musical has released its latest episode, Marriage Story the Musical, featuring Olivier Award-winner, Lesli Margherita! 

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Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

NIDA welcomes Jacob Boehme as First Nations Lecturer

Artistic director, curator and teacher Jacob Boehme has been appointed as the First Nations Lecturer in NIDA’s Master of Fine Arts (Cultural Leadership). An artist of the Narangga and Kaur…

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TREATY: South Australia’s First Nations Music Event

A new live music showcase of South Australia’s best emerging and established First Nations artists, TREATY, will be presented as a NAIDOC Week 2020 free community event at Tandanya Nationa…

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Adelaide Guitar Festival goes annual with 2021 by Peter J Snee

Adelaide Festival Centre is thrilled to announce that Adelaide Guitar Festival will become an annual event and reach more regional

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Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Real Worlds: Dobell Australian Drawing Biennial 2020

Presenting new work by eight contemporary Australian artists who create extraordinary new worlds in drawings of great complexity and invention, the Art Gallery of New South Wales presents th…

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Melbourne Fringe Festival launches 2020 program

In the year of the impossible, Melbourne Fringe Festival will deliver a festival full of weird, wonderful, thought provoking and boundary-pushing art. From 12 – 29 November, audiences can …

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Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Announces Limited Six-Month Return to Apollo Theatre

The hit West End musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie is set to make its West End return next month at the Apollo Theatre.

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Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

March by Steven Morris

MarchReviewed by Dana MartinLos Angeles LGBT Center and Playwrights’ ArenaThrough November 15thLA's LGBT Center and Playwrights’ Area have gone (COVID compliantly) rogue by staging high …

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Yiddish theater is back - socially distanced, of course

TEVYE SERVED RAW, the Sholem Aleichem tribute that was a surprise hit in 2018, is returning to the stage this week for a four-performance run that will follow strict social distancing guidel…

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VIDEO: Next on Stage High School Top 10 Announced Tonight at 7:30pm ET!

Next on Stage returns tonight with the announcement of our high school top 10 in season 2 of our online musical theatre singing competition sponsored by Broadway Records.

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Black Magic and Call for the Wailing Women offer two views on grief by Kerry Reid

Black women deal with loss in new digital plays by Perceptions Theatre and Black Lives Black Words. Starting a theater company any time is tough. Starting one ri…

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Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Cara Mía Theatre Announces 2021 Season by American Theatre Editors

The Dallas company will present a series of intersectional arts experiences in place of a traditional season.

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Elizabeth Furze named CEO of North America for advertising agency AKA by Caitlin Huston

Elizabeth Furze has been named chief executive officer of AKA’s North American division.  Furze was formerly a managing partner at AKA NYC, alongside Scott A. Moore. Moore will step down …

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Playbill Virtual Theatre Festival Kicks Off October 23 by Logan Culwell-Block

The three-day event will use cutting-edge technology to bring the live theatre experience online.

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Halloween’s Not Canceled: Here’s How to Make It Spooky but Safe by Erik Piepenburg

Movies, podcasts, cemetery walks and more: Our guide to enjoying a socially distant fright fest.

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COME FROM AWAY Takes Part in Virtual Make a Difference Day With The Loukoumi Foundation

Come From Away is partnering with The Loukoumi Foundation for their virtual Make a Difference Day on October 24th! 

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THE PERFECT FIT, THE MUSICAL: A PERFECTLY DISTANT CONCERT to Stream From Shubert Studios at New World Stages

The Perfect Fit, the Musical: A Perfectly Distant Concert, adapted from the original musical from 14 year old musical sensation Joshua Turchin, will livestream from the Shubert Studios at Ne…

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Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

In the News: Stream of NEWSical the Musical to Benefit Actors Fund, Musicians Launch Initiative to Develop BIPOC Pipeline by Andrew Gans

Plus: Watch Empire's Alexandra Grey perform "How Can You Ask" from the new musical popstar.

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7 Rumours Covers By School of Rock Alumni, Cyndi Lauper, Libby Winters & More!

Rumour has it is you've likely seen the super popular TikTok of the totally chill skateboarding Nathan Apodaca enjoying some cranberry juice with a Fleetwood Mac "Dreams" soundtrack.

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VIDEO: Kerry Buter & Gavin Lee Visit Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Friday at 12pm!

Tune in right here Friday, October 23 (12pm ET), as he chats with Broadway favorites Kerry Butler and Gavin Lee, who will soon star in a live reading of A Very Brady Musical (October 28)- be…

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Coming Soon: ‘If the Fates Allow: A Hadestown Holiday Album’ by Matthew Wexler

Jewelle Blackman, Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer, and Kay Trinidad reunite for this unique holiday album, which also features guest vocals by the entire Broadway company. The post Coming Soon: ‘If …

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Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (dir. Jason Woliner): Moviefilm review by Dan Scully

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm is hilarious to the point of incapacitation.

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Antonio Banderas to Direct & Star in Company in Spain by Lindsey Sullivan

Banderas, bubi! Tony nominee Antonio Banderas will take on Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company. According to El País, he will star as Bobby in a Spanish-language production that he …

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Theater Blog Roundup: 49 Plays about U.S. Politics, especially It Can’t Happen Here by New York Theater

On a day when non-theater people are revving up talk about “political theater,” theater bloggers Janice Simpson and Samuel Leiter offer a different take on the term — theater about pol…

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'A tear rolled from my eye': how it feels to dance for Beyoncé by Lyndsey Winship

UK choreographer Ivan Blackstock and dancer Nafisah Baba worked on the groundbreaking Black Is King visual album, connecting with a wealth of black peers Choreographer Ivan Blackstock was ha…

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'I needed knee surgery after it!' The return of barnstorming musical Rent by Ryan Gilbey

The Pulitzer-winning show about gender-fluid bohemians in a time of pandemic is back. As Rent hits Manchester, the original cast remember its barrierbusting magic – and its tragic, visiona…

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A revolution is sweeping through Japan's Takarazuka Music School by Justin McCurry In Tokyo

This month the school scrapped several longstanding and unwritten rules that governed the behaviour of students for decades For more than a century the Takarazuka Music School has transforme…

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Second City accepting applications for ‘Saturday Night Live' scholarship by Chris Jones

The Chicago comedy theater, along with troupes in New York and Los Angeles, are taking applications for an 'SNL' scholarship with the aim to diversify comedy.

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Dramatists Guild of America Announces Season 2 of TALKBACK Podcast Featuring Christine Toy Johnson, Georgia Stitt & More

The Dramatists Guild of America is presenting the 2nd season of their podcast, Dramatists Guild Presents: TALKBACK, now available on all your favorite podcast platforms. Season 2 explores th…

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Review: Brian Dennehy and the great Chicago ‘Death of a Salesman' are back to haunt us anew by Chris Jones

The Goodman Theatre's powerful staging of Arthur Miller's classic would go on to Broadway and win four Tony Awards. A Showtime film of that production is now available to watch for free thro…

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Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Adrienne Warren, Brandon Victor Dixon, Jomama Jones and More to Take Part in PUBLIC FORUM: WE THE PEOPLE

Public Forum: WE THE PEOPLE is a pre-election night celebration of community, solidarity and hope, directed by Will Davis and featuring Tony Award nominee Adrienne Warren (Tina), Tony and Em…

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Derek DelGuadio's IN & OF ITSELF Will Premiere on Hulu in 2021

Straight from Off-Broadway, 'Derek DelGaudio's In & Of Itself' will premiere on Hulu on January 22, 2021.

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Julie Halston, Tim Daly, André De Shields and More Star in Charles Busch and Carl Andress' New Film THE SIXTH REEL

Charles Busch and Carl Andress are currently shooting their latest film project, The Sixth Reel, in which Busch also stars. The film co-stars Julie Halston, Tim Daly, Margaret Cho, André De…

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The best live theater to stream online this week by Adam Feldman

The original cast of Joe DiPietro’s CONSCIENCE, which ran only briefly at New Jersey’s George Street Playhouse before being forced to shut down in March, returns for a virtual rendition …

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Cabaret Convention Nite 3 by Sandi Durell

“The World of Cabaret” featured international performers and singers from many USA cities on the 3rd night of the Mabel Mercer Virtual Cabaret Convention. by Linda Amiel Burns The essenc…

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Matt Bomer, Octavia Spencer, Antoni Porowski and More Join GLSEN for 30th Anniversary RESPECT EVERYWHERE Celebration

Today, GLSEN, the leading education organization focused on ensuring safe and inclusive schools for LGBTQ+ students and respect for all in school, announced that its annual Los Angeles Respe…

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In the Boardroom Where It Happens by American Theatre Editors

Diversifying programming and leadership won’t be enough if our boards remain white and privileged.

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‘Russian Troll Farm’ Review: Clock In, Undermine Democracy, Clock Out by Jesse Green

A trenchant workplace comedy about the folks who tried to promote Pizzagate, confuse Wisconsin and, ultimately, elect Donald J. Trump.

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Track By Track: The Full Monty OBCR by JK

There is a distinct thrill for a musical theater fan when a new, exciting composer arrives. Such was the thrill of hearing the joyous and often thoughtful score of David Yazbek's debut Broad…

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(Kate Wyver’s article appeared in the Guardian, 10/18; Photo: Clown theatre company Silent Faces would legally have to wait until 2059 (70 years after Samuel Beckett’s death) to perform …

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Stephanie Lynn Wilson (1953-2020) by Darryl Reilly

This Bronx-born Off-Off-Broadway dynamo strove to put people of color on the stage in her substantive and empowering material. Appearing in one of her plays was so memorable. The post Steph…

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Review: Muse 90401, Brighton Fringe by Anna Perry

Review: Muse 90401, Brighton Fringe3.0Overall ScoreIsn’t it charming to imagine that every creative ‘light bulb’ moment you’ve ever had was the result of cheeky character dropping an…

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Antonio Banderas to Direct and Star in Spanish-Language Company in Spain by Logan Culwell-Block

Teatro del Soho Caixabank's production of the Stephen Sondheim-George Furth musical follows the company's 2019 production of A Chorus Line, also with Banderas.

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Death of a Salesman: Brian Dennehy Sells It With a Smile and a Shoeshine by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★★ Don’t miss this chance to see a revelatory revival of Arthur Miller’s iconic American tragedy The post Death of a Salesman: Brian Dennehy Sells It With a Smile and a Shoe…

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Death of a Salesman: Brian Dennehy is the Unforgettable Forgotten Man by David Finkle

★★★★★ Robert Falls directs Dennehy, Elizabeth Franz, and other stalwarts in Arthur Miller's magnificent work The post Death of a Salesman: Brian Dennehy is the Unforgettable Forgot…

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Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Online This Week: Morisseau, Molière, More by American Theatre Editors

Reunion readings, Russian troll farms, a married couple in a play about infidelity—there's plenty to fill your screen time this week.

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‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ Review: Pursuits of Happiness by Elisabeth Vincentelli

The timing could not be better for Heidi Schreck’s affecting play about the Constitution’s impact on our daily lives, now streaming on Amazon.

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VIDEO: Alexandra Grey Performs 'How Can You Ask' From the New Musical POPSTAR

Alexandra Grey (Empire, Transparent, Chicago Med) covers the song “How Can You Ask” in a stunning new music video for the new musical Popstar!

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VIDEO: Joey McIntyre Discusses the Potential for a New Kids on the Block Broadway Musical

Joey McIntyre joined Mix 104.1 to discuss his new song, 'Own This Town,' which comes out tomorrow! During the interview, he also discussed whether a New Kids On the Block Broadway musical i…

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VIDEO: Celebrate the 85th Anniversary of TOP HAT With New Performance of 'No Strings (I'm Fancy Free)'

Today Concord Theatricals, on behalf of The Irving Berlin Music Company and in coordination with CLI Studios, released the second video in their series celebrating the 85th anniversary of Ir…

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Rosario Dawson Will Star in DOPESICK With Phillipa Soo, Michael Keaton, & More

The star-studded cast of 'Dopesick' on Hulu has just added Rosario Dawson to their ranks as series regular.

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Derek DelGaudio’s In & Of Itself Will Premiere on Hulu in 2021 by Andrew Gans

Directed by Frank Oz, the filmed version of the solo show makes its world premiere at the Montclair Film Festival, currently taking place through October 25.

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VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for DOLLY PARTON'S CHRISTMAS ON THE SQUARE, Starring Christine Baranski

A rich and nasty woman, Regina Fuller, returns to her small hometown after her father’s death to evict everyone and sell the land to a mall developer - right before Christmas.

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Connecticut arts galas go online, with less schmoozing but more stars by Christopher Arnott

Online arts galas take many forms: a multi-star concert at the Goodspeed, an array of bestselling writers at the Mark Twain House, a Steve Turre sextet for the Hartford Jazz Society and star…

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Review: Finding Percy Erebus, Dazed New World Festival by Shirley Both

Review: Finding Percy Erebus, Dazed New World Festival4.0Overall Score“Percy?”, the voice of a child welcomes me as Elephant Talk Theatre’s show Finding Percy Erebus commences on my sc…

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Psalm's Salons at Studio

By . Studio Theatre presented Psalm's Salons at Studio livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at on Thursday 22 October at 2 p.m.

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Livestreaming Psalm's Salons at Studio

By . Studio Theatre presents Psalm's Salons at Studio livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at on Thursday 22 October at 2 p.m.

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Watch the First Trailer for Dolly Parton's New Christmas Movie Musical, Starring Christine Baranski

Parton and Jenifer Lewis co-star in Christmas on the Square.

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5 Shows to Watch This Weekend, Plus a Tribute to Broadway's Howell Binkley

And mark your calendars for theatrical works on Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and more in the coming weeks.

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Review: ‘Russian Troll Farm’ at TheaterWorks a groundbreaking, high-tech portrayal of recurring election nightmare of 2016 by Christopher Arnott

Sarah Gancher's brash, multi-styled social satire about Russian internet misinformation campaigns of 2016 is spun with all sorts of creative online tricks. It's full of visual surprises and …

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One Man and His Shoes — how Michael Jordan became a logo

Yemi Bamiro’s documentary about the iconic Air Jordan basketball shoe is an inquiry into money, culture, race and design

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Rishi Sunak announces changes to Job Support Scheme for freelancers

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a change to the current Job Support Scheme. Extra funds are now set to go to qualifying freelancers with additional money also going to companies wh…

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Thursday, October 22, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)

TEVYE SERVED RAW Opens Tonight At Centenary Stage Company by BroadwayWorld

A smash hit (including two extensions by popular demand) during Off-Broadway's 2018-2019 season, TEVYE SERVED RAW is set to open at Centenary Stage Company tonight (Thursday) through this Su…

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Israeli museum of Islamic art puts cultural tolerance first

Arab director of L.A. Mayer Museum hopes Sotheby’s sale will help him continue work begun by Jewish founder

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Dolly Parton, Christine Baranski, and Jenifer Lewis Sing Out in Trailer for Netflix Musical Christmas on the Square by Ryan McPhee

Debbie Allen directs and choreographs the new movie, featuring an original score by Parton herself.

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Marge Champion Passes by Sandi Durell

by Sondra Lee On October 21, 2020 MARGE CHAMPION dancer-actress, passed away in Los Angeles at the age of 101 years young! This broadway, theatre, film star was an endless inspiration for t…

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Alex Brightman, Ariana Debose, Andrew Barth Feldman, Ashley Park and More Star in AS THE CURTAIN RISES Podcast

The Broadway Podcast Network has announced Broadway’s first digital Soap Opera, AS THE CURTAIN RISES. Written by Dori Berinstein and Mark Peikert, AS THE CURTAIN RISES takes you on a never…

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BLACK HAIR IN THE BIG LEAGUES, New BIPOC Broadway Podcast Hosted by Salisha Thomas Released Today

Black Hair in the Big Leagues, in association with the Broadway Podcast Network has announced a new Broadway podcast which features black voices and experiences. Black Hair in the Big League…

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VIDEO: JUST ONE STEP FOR DEMOCRACY Premieres 'Stronger' by Devin Marie and Lorna Ventura

STRONGER, the new song and dance-based video for JUST ONE STEP FOR DEMOCRACY is written and performed by singer / songwriter Devin Marie ('I Can't Breathe'). The video is Directed and Choreo…

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VIDEO: See Sarah Paulson in the Trailer for RUN on Hulu

They say you can never escape a mother’s love... but for Chloe, that’s not a comfort — it’s a threat.

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8 Videos That Make Us Excited for Shoshana Bean's Upcoming Concert!

There's no doubt Shoshana Bean can put on an excellent performance! Check out some of her past gigs before this week's virtual concert, Broadway My Way, on October 23 at 8pm ET. 

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Interview: Heidi Schreck on the Unexpected Trajectory of What the Constitution Means to Me

Schreck's Tony-nominated play is now available for viewing on Amazon Prime Video.

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Bette Midler Will Promote HOCUS POCUS Reunion on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS

Bette Midler will appear on 'Late Night With Seth Meyers' next week to promote the upcoming 'Hocus Pocus' reunion.

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National School of Drama Prepares for First Production with Pandemic Protocols by Damini Nath

With a larger than usual stage, spaced out seating for a masked audience and actors armed with negative COVID-19 test results, the National School of Drama is preparing for its first product…

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Time to Dance! See Meryl Streep, James Corden & More in the Sparkly Trailer for The Prom by Lindsey Sullivan

The starry film adaptation of the Tony-nominated Broadway musical The Prom is arriving on Netflix on December 11, and the trailer is here! As previously reported, the movie stars Meryl Str…

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Marge Champion, Dance Legend of Stage and Screen, Dies at 101 by Caitlin Moynihan

Marge Champion, a legendary dancer for the stage and screen, who also was the model for Disney's Snow White and the and the Seven Dwarfs, died on October 21. She was 101 years old. Champion…

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As the Curtain Rises, a Broadway-Themed Digital Soap Opera, Debuts October 22 on Broadway Podcast Network by Andrew Gans

Alex Brightman narrates the behind-the-scenes drama featuring Lillias White, Ariana DeBose, James Monroe Iglehart, Lesli Margherita, Ashley Park, and more.

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Review: To Have and To Hold, Brighton Fringe by Liam Offord

Review: To Have and To Hold, Brighton Fringe4.0Overall ScoreIn some ways, responding to the laconic To Have and To Hold with words feels counter intuitive. This piece from Sketch Dance Compa…

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Review: Call Me By My Name, Dazed New World Festival by Samuel Nicholls

Review: Call Me By My Name, Dazed New World Festival 3.0Overall Score Call Me By My Name is perhaps the very antithesis of Call Me By Your Name. One escapes the harsh realities of the presen…

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Remote Performance Rights Released for A Killer Party by Logan Culwell-Block

The murder mystery musical premiered earlier this year as a nine-episode streaming series.

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Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

See Paul McGill’s Bloom Launch 299 Park Avenue’s Live Theatrical Performance Series by Marc J. Franklin

The site-specific dance piece unveiled the newly renovated Park Avenue tower, designed by Tony Award winner David Rockwell.

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The Horror of Jeff Goldblum by Trav S.D.

Jeff Goldblum’s birthday falls within the Halloween season, and noticing that, we can’t help but observe that (though we think of him primarily as a humorous guy) there is a strong subcu…

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“Twelve Angry Men”; 1950’s Courtroom Drama about Confronting Prejudice Still Rings True by Nobuko Tanaka

Back in January, when English director Lindsay Posner visited Tokyo for preparatory meetings to stage the iconic courtroom drama Twelve Angry Men at Bunkamura Theatre Cocoon in Shibuya Ward,…

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Broadway Performer and Emmy-Winning Choreographer Marge Champion Dies at 101 by Dan Meyer

The star appeared in Follies and served as an associate choreographer on several productions.

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Westfield News Review: Russian Troll Farm at TheaterWorks by Mark G. Auerbach

My Westfield News review of Sarah Gancher's "Russian Troll Farm: A Workplace Comedy" now being streamed by TheaterWorks Hartford.

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Cabaret Convention Nite 2 by Sandi Durell

“The Future of Cabaret” – the 2nd night of the virtual Mabel Mercer Foundation Cabaret Convention featured winners of The Elow Songbook High School Competition. by Linda Amiel Burns Ca…

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MaskUpCurtainUp Launches Line of Face Masks From Over 30 Broadway, West End, and Touring Productions

The MaskUpCurtainUp campaign announced the launch of a new webstore featuring exclusive face masks from Broadway, West End and touring productions.

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Viola Davis to be Honored Tonight at Girl Be Heard Gala

Viola Davis will be honored at Girl Be Heard’s Together We Rise gala, which will be broadcasted online today at 6:30 - 7:30 PM EST.

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VIDEO: Next on Stage High School Top 10 Announced Tonight at 8pm ET!

Next on Stage returns tonight with the announcement of our high school top 10 in season 2 of our online musical theatre singing competition sponsored by Broadway Records.

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Photo Flash: Celebrate the 65th Anniversary of The World Premiere of PIPE DREAM

Celebrate the 65th anniversary of the world premiere of Pipe Dream today, October 22nd with a look back at the original 1955 production, and the 2012 Encores! production.

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Broadway for Biden Concludes Seven-Part Town Hall Series With Events Amplifying Latinx and Black Voices

Broadway for Biden's ambitious seven-part Town Hall series, produced by the Broadway Podcast Network, will conclude this weekend with back-to-back events amplifying Latinx and Black voices w…

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Danai Gurira, Stephen Daldry, and Lynn Nottage Present ACT OUT: VOTE2020

Tony Award-nominated playwright, actress, and activist Danai Gurira, two-time Tony Award-winning director Stephen Daldry, and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage will present a very …

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Edward Pierce elected as president of United Scenic Artists Local USA 829 by Caitlin Huston

Broadway designer Edward Pierce has been elected president of United Scenic Artists Local USA 829.  Pierce takes over the role from Beverly Miller, who has been president since 1995. He was…

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Marge Champion Dies: Golden Age TV Dancer, Model For Disney’s Snow White Was 101 by Greg Evans

Marge Champion, a dancer who achieved nationwide television fame in the 1950s with her husband and dance partner Gower Champion and even then had already contributed to cinema history as a m…

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We give THIS away for free every year.

No BS. This year’s TheaterMakers Summit is our biggest and best yet. More speakers, more content, more everything. We doubled down on it.  Because, well, our conference has always been ab…

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Comedy Podcast ‘As The Curtain Rises’ Recruits Theater Headliners For Broadway’s First Digital Soap by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: Broadway actors have a long history of moonlighting – sunlighting? – on daytime soaps, at least they did in decades past when New York City still had soaps. With theaters now …

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Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Danai Gurira, Stephen Daldry, and Lynn Nottage Will Present Act Out: Vote2020 by Andrew Gans

The hour-long video featuring songs and short monologues aims to get out the vote.

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Hot Clip of the Day: Let Us Share This "Whole New World" with Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Jonathan Groff With You

Happy Birthday to Broadway and Television funny man, Jesse Tyler Ferguson. The two time Drama Desk Award winner and five time Primetime Emmy Award nominee was beloved by so many over 11 seas…

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Theater world to unite for get-out-the-vote event on Oct. 29 by Mark Kennedy

The hourlong, nonpartisan “Act Out: Vote 2020” will be performed by Yvette Nicole Brown, Ryan J. Haddad, Brian Tyree Henry, Lloyd Knight, Sandra Oh and Ephraim Skyes.

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New York's Smash Hit TEVYE SERVED RAW to Be Performed at Centenary Stage Company, Oct. 22 - 25 by Ruth Ross

TEVYE SERVED RAW will feature the original New York cast: Allen Lewis Rickman and Yelena Shmulenson (the Yiddish-speaking couple from the Coen brothers’ A SERIOUS MAN) and Shane Baker (“…

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Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, October 22- with Next On Stage, Jodi Benson and More!

Today (October 22) in live streaming:The next round of Next On Stage, Jodi Benson visits Ten Minute Tidbits, and so much more!

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BWW Exclusive: THE THANKFUL PROJECT Chat Series to Feature Annaleigh Ashford, Andy Karl, Megan Hilty, and More!

Jerad Bortz and Steven Skeels are launching THE THANKFUL PROJECT, a weekly chat series in partnership with BroadwayWorld.

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Stephen Daldry steps down as director of Wicked film

Stephen Daldry will no longer be a part of the creative team for the upcoming Wicked movie that's now in the works, it has been announced. The award-winning director has reportedly depar…

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Marge Champion, Legendary Golden Age Dancer of Stage and Screen, Dies at 101

Champion is perhaps best known for her longtime partnership with dancer Gower Champion.

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Watch the First Trailer for Netflix's The Prom, Starring Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman

Keegan-Michael Key and Ariana DeBose are also featured in the movie.

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Watch Now: The Prom Official Teaser Trailer by Broadway Direct

Dee Dee Allen (three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep) and Barry Glickman (Tony Award winner James Corden) are New York City stage stars with a crisis on their hands: their expensive n…

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‘Paul Kennedy gives a performance of note’: CONTINUITY – Finborough Theatre (Online review) by John Chapman

Continuity is just one of the online plays available from the Finborough Theatre’s repertoire. It is not an easy watch but has many important points to make about political and personal be…

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Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)

GRACE NOTES: Thursday, October 22, 2020 by Susan Grace

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Samantha Barks and Simon Lipkin Star in Virtual Production of First Date Beginning October 22 by Andrew Gans

Dean Johnson directs the production, filmed at London's Crazy Coqs.

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First Listen: Hear a Track from NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD! THE MUSICAL Concept Recording

Tomorrow, October 23, Broadway Records will release of the Original Concept Recording of Night of the Living Dead! The Musical! The album will be available everywhere digital music is sold.

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New Chamber Ballet collaborates with Emily Kikta and Peter Walker on new dance film by Admin

Choreographer Miro Magloire has announced that the 13-minute women’s quartet from his new abstract ballet, Nocturne, which premiered online on October 23, is available for viewing indefi…

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Gathering in the Dark by Sandi Durell

Pangea’s Livestream “Ghost Light Series” kicks off October 23 at 8 pm with Tammy Faye Starlite, following by Penny Arcade’s “Notes From the Underground” on October 30, 8 pm.  Th…

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Meet the Next Generation of Cabaret Showstoppers by Elysa Gardner

Teens competing for the New York Cabaret Convention are proving that young people are invested in the Great American Songbook.

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VIDEO: Watch the Official Teaser for THE PROM on Netflix

The official teaser trailer for the film adaptation of 'The Prom' is out now!

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VIDEO: Lily James Talks MAMMA MIA 3 Rumors

Lily James shares how she lost her voice before finding out she scored her role in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, addresses rumors about a third Mamma Mia! film and sets up what her film Rebec…

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It’s Time To Dance! Watch the 1st Teaser Trailer for Netflix's The Prom by Dan Meyer

Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, James Corden, Andrew Rannells, and newcomer Jo Ellen Pellman star in the film adaptation of the musical.

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NEWS: Comedy double act The Pin bring their debut play The Comeback to the West End by Press Releases

New comedy The Comeback, the debut play from The Pin’s award-winning Ben Ashenden and Alex Owen, will be the first show from Sonia Friedman Productions since lockdown and will play London…

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Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Marge Champion, dancer who brought Disney’s Snow White to life, dies at 101 by Emily Langer

Marge Champion hoofed across the screen with Gower Champion in a reigning husband-and-wife duo at the heyday of Hollywood musicals and the dawn of television.

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Betrayal review: Pinter's love triangle offers fresh pleasures and shorter pauses by Mark Lawson

Theatre Royal BathStaged in a Covid-safe auditorium, this rattling revival of Harold Pinter’s mind-stretching drama is enjoyably brisk Harold Pinter came to regret his frequent speech dire…

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Stephanie Trudeau Cancels by Sandi Durell

Bistro Award Winner for Outstanding Tribute Show, Stephanie Trudeau, was excited to perform “Chavela: Think of Me” on November 4th at Don’t Tell Mama. But with the surge in Covid-19 in…

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Joan Fontaine: The Competitive Sister by Trav S.D.

In the interest of equal time, and having given considerable attention to Olivia de Havilland, we balance the record with some brief attention to her rival, sister, and pesky shadow Joan Fon…

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Dancer and Actor Marge Champion Dies at 101

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that dancer and actor Marge Champion has died at age 101.

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Haunt, Memory: Irene Hsiao’s Dance Films Respond to The Allure of Matter at the Smart Museum by Sharon Hoyer

The dancer/writer's short films respond to art about a rapidly changing Beijing with echoes of nostalgia for performances that never were.

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Songs of lockdown — the best new operas online

Isolation looms large in works by Thomas Adès, Helen Grime and Nico Muhly — but there is humour too

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Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Thursday, October 22, 2020 by Ashley Steves

“Shuffle Along” and “Nerds” Suits Dismissed, Williamstown Theatre Festival Announced More Productions, “The Prom” Trailer Is Coming Today “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Mond…

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Win a Call From Michael Crawford By Donating to the Sick Children's Trust

The Sick Children's Trust is giving one lucky fan a chance to chat with Michael Crawford!

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Digital tourism and the snowball effect by Terry Teachout

A new episode of Three on the Aisle, the podcast in which Peter Marks, Elisabeth Vincentelli, and I talk about theater in America, is now available on line for listening or downloading. He…

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Column: Tragic presidency of Donald J. Trump may be nearing an end. What will be the final scene? by Chris Jones

Analyzing the trajectory of a presidency is not unlike inhabiting a writer’s room at Netflix or HBO. Or reading one's Shakespeare.

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Almanac: G.K. Chesterton on intellectuals by Terry Teachout

“She hasn’t got any intellect to speak of; but you don’t need any intellect to be an intellectual.” G.K. Chesterton, “The Scandal of Father Brown” Continue reading Almanac: G.K. …

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Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Call Answered: Sean Dillingham: Actor, This Is Us, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The NightShift by Adam Rothenberg

Sean Dillingham has appeared in over 100+ commercials, 60+ films, and 18 national television series. He has acted alongside Kevin Costner, Tony Danza, Jane Seymour, Patrick Duffy, Roger Bart…

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Pioneer Valley Radio Review: Russian Troll Farm at TheaterWorks by Mark G. Auerbach

Pioneer Valley Radio review: "Russian Troll Farm: A Workplace Comedy" from TheaterWorks. Sarah Gancher's play was written to be streamed. segment begins at: 2:53

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LaChanze Talks About Her Upcoming Concert as Part of The Seth Concert Series and More on Backstage LIVE With Richard Ridge

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge is keeping up with all of their latest projects on Backstage Live, bringing you in-depth interviews twice weekly. On October 21, he chatted with one of Broad…

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In Munich, a Theater’s Ambitious New Era Starts Mid-Pandemic by A.j. Goldmann

Barbara Mundel takes over as artistic director of the Münchner Kammerspiele, lately perhaps the most consistently exciting playhouse in Germany.

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BBC Films and why we need public-funded movies

Director Rose Garnett on the importance of backing new talent and why she’s confident cinemas will bounce back

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‘The characters are bubbling with emotion’: Hannah Bristow stars in A Passion Play as part of the Written on the Waves project by Emma Clarendon

Emma Clarendon chatted to the actress Hannah Bristow about starring in A Passion Play as part of 45North and Ellie Keel Productions’ Written on the Waves project.

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Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Wake Up With BWW 10/22: Betty Buckley Speaks Out Against Trump Using 'Memory' at Rallies, and More!

Today's top stories: watch Broadway For Biden's In Our America: A Concert for the Soul of the Nation, Betty Buckley speaks out against Trump using 'Memory' at rallies once again, and more!

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Interview with Back to the Future’s Olly Dobson

Time Travellers, it’s time to go back! Set your time circuits for May 2021, Back to the Future the Musical will be landing at the West End’s Adelphi Theatre and it’s going to be HEAV…

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Imaginary Territories – A Feminist Surrealist Visual Art Exhibition featuring new works by five accomplished Western Australian Artists

Following its acclaimed 2018 debut, Dark Swan Exhibitions takes over Fremantle’s PS Artspace until 14 November with Imaginary Territories, delivering its unique, multi-disciplinary exhibit…

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Inspired By A Fiction Of Your Creation by Joe Patti

In the closing plenary of the Arts Midwest/Western Arts Alliance conference, Arts Midwest CEO Torrie Allen spoke to Theaster Gates about a number of topics. What caught my attention was Gate…

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For Whom Are People Creating Art? by Joe Patti

In September, the National Endowment for the Arts released the results of an Arts Participation survey, Why We Engage: Attending, Creating and Performing Art. Much of the information about w…

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The Carnival by Susan Booth

By Susan Booth. Susan Booth, artistic director of Atlanta’s the Alliance Theatre, talks about how we are currently living in what is referred to as “the carnival” and shares ideas of h…

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Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)

NIDA auditions for actors online for the first time

For the first time in its 60-year history, NIDA’s first round of acting auditions will all be online. This opens the door to anyone with a mobile phone and internet access to send in their…

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Flipside CEO Robert Kronk talks all things circus! by Gabi Bergman

Flipside Circus and arTour have collaborated on one of the first large-scale tours since the COVID crisis hit Australia –

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Bauhaus Now: art+design+architecture, a legacy of migration and modernism in Brisbane

Discover why a 20th century German design school is still considered one of the most influential schools of art and design at Museum of Brisbane’s new exhibition Bauhaus Now: art+design+ar…

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Thursday, October 22, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Have your say on rebuilding Victoria’s Creative State

The Victorian Government is calling for community input and fresh perspectives to help strengthen the creative industries as the sector prepares to recover and rebuild on the other side of t…

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A Pilates sequence for cross-training and re-centering in stressful times by Admin

Pilates is about centering, literally and figuratively — building core strength and finding one’s metaphorical center, one’s sense of inner strength and calm. The practice incorporates…

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Craig Silvey: Honeybee

A tender, profoundly moving novel, brimming with vivid characters and luminous words, Honeybee is the highly anticipated new novel by the bestselling author of Jasper Jones, Craig Silvey. La…

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How green is your gallery? Art and the environment

Also, Marina Abramović mixes reality at Christie’s, Trump painting sells well at Phillips and more

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4-Part HBO Max LGBTQ+ Docuseries Equal, Starring Cheyenne Jackson, Samira Wiley, Jai Rodriguez, More, Premieres October 22 by Andrew Gans

The special chronicles landmark events and forgotten heroes of the LGBTQ+ civil rights movement.

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Atlantic Theater Company Presents Virtual Reading of Skeleton Crew October 22 by Dan Meyer

The Fall Reunion Reading Series kicks off with Dominique Morisseau’s play.

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Grab Your Cheese Fries and Meet Mean Girls Alums at the Virtual Stage Door October 22 by Dan Meyer

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

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How Well Do You Know the Tony-Nominated Performances of the 2019–2020 Season? by Marc J. Franklin

Revisit the roles that earned this year’s nominees their nominations.

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Casting Director Takes Scrooge McDuck-Style Dive Into Sea of Useless Self-Tapes by Broadway Beat

by Jack Maloney. @jackkmaloney. NEW YORK, NY - Local casting director Gina Curry admits she’s been finding creative uses for self-tapes d...

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