Friday, October 23, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Theatre News: GALA Hispanic Theatre presents El Perro del Hortelano by News Desk (organization-Submitted Press Release)

    Having implemented strict safety precautions in keeping with the Mayor’s plan,, GALA is proud to open its 45th Anniversary Season, with The Dog in the Manger (El perro del Hortelano)…

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Friday, October 23, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
Friday, October 23, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Julie Taymor, Julianne Moore, and Alicia Vikander Join THE GLORIAS Panel at Cooper Union

Cooper Union hosts the extraordinary cast and creators of The Glorias, the new biopic about Gloria Steinem, to discuss how women overcome differences to question structures of power and find…

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Friday, October 23, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Theater This Weekend October 23-25: 5 Must-See Shows Before They Close by New York Theater

These five highly recommended plays opened earlier this week, most of them ending this weekend, all of them worth seeing. There are other, terrifically-sounding shows that are actually openi…

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Friday, October 23, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)


How many productions in the theatres of all time can be mentioned where giftless actors hid behind an artistic stage director. How many times the background overcame the most important thing…

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Kristin Chenoweth, Idina Menzel and More Wicked Stars Make an Impact for Good with Get Out the Vote Video by

Wicked stars don't want you to be confusified about voting. Original stars Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel and cast members from the Broadway and national tour productions are encourag…

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Friday, October 23, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Broadway’s First Soap Opera: ‘As the Curtain Rises’ by Matthew Wexler

Broadway Podcast Network presents 'As the Curtain Rises,' a streaming soap opera featuring some of our favorite Broadway performers. The post Broadway’s First Soap Opera: ‘As the Curtain…

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Theatre News: Arena Stage Produces First Live Production, ‘Fannie Lou Hamer, Speak On It!’ by Susan Brall

On Friday, Arena Stage produced its first live production from the Transit Pier Floating Stage at the Wharf since their closure due to the pandemic. The performance is an adaptation by Chery…

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Who’s Your Baghdaddy: Going to Iraq and Ruin by Bob Verini

★★★☆☆ Post-9/11 satire may or may not be your cuppa joe in the current moment, but streaming staging is something to see The post Who’s Your Baghdaddy: Going to Iraq and Ruin app…

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Watch Solea Pfeiffer Perform an Original Song with the Broadway Sinfonietta, a New All-Female Orchestra by Caitlin Moynihan

The Broadway Sinfonietta, a new all-female orchestra founded by Macy Schmidt officially launches today. With help from the stage favorite Solea Pfieffer, who was recently seen in the title…

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Ashley Park on Going Global with Emily in Paris, Bringing Back Millie & More by Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek catches up with Ashley Park! The Tony nominee talks about Netflix’s bingeable Emily in Paris, her latest Tina Fey collaboration and some exciting…

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Theatre Review: ‘Joy’ presented by Synetic Theater by Mary Ann Johnson

“Joy” is complicated. It’s not just a sudden childlike leap of glee with a whoopee. At least not all the time. In the hands of Synetic Theater’s cast and director, these two iteratio…

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Lindsay Pearce Talks Baseball And Broadway On the BREAK A BAT! Podcast

Pearce was in the heart of her Broadway debut this past winter as the newest Elphaba in Wicked, fulfilling a lifelong dream going back to her days as a theatre kid in Northern California. Pe…

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Billy Porter & Aaron Sorkin Guest on THE LATE LATE SHOW Next Week

Billy Porter and Aaron Sorkin will appear on 'The Late Late Show With James Corden' next week! See the full list of guests below.

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New York City Ballet Will Not Perform Live During Winter and Spring of 2021; Announces Plans to Return for 2021-22 Season

New York City Ballet today announced that it will be unable to perform at the David H. Koch Theater during the winter and spring of 2021 due to continuing health concerns and mandatory New Y…

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Friday, October 23, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Audio Review: Sonic Summerstock Playhouse at the Sonic Society by Dr. Mark Dreisonstok

Cultural historian Martin Grams’ annual October Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Convention in Maryland, with its film showings, radio recreations, and lectures on popular culture, was cancelled thi…

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In the News: Celia Rose Gooding, Reneé Rapp, Will Roland Are Halloween Friends, Maggie Lakis and Rob McClure Set for Treasure Island: Live by Andrew Gans

Plus, watch Solea Pfeiffer sing with the newly formed, all-female orchestra, Broadway Sinfonietta.

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New York City Ballet Will Not Return to Live Performances Until Fall 2021 by Dan Meyer

The dance troupe, which plans to resume performances at the David H. Koch Theater in September 2021, has announced details of its 2021-2022 season.

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Ike Holter’s ‘Put Your House in Order’ to Be Released as Audio Play by American Theatre Editors

The audio version will reunite the cast from the 2017 world premiere at Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre.

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Owner of The Strand Book Store Asks Book Lovers to Help Keep the Store Afloat in the Midst of the Pandemic

The owner of the beloved New York staple, The Strand Book Store, has taken to Twitter to share the struggles that the company is facing in the midst of the ongoing health crisis, and to ask …

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Friday, October 23, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Guide to Halloween specials from DC area theatres by Lorraine Treanor

If there’s one holiday that screams ‘theatre’ it’s Halloween, and we’ve found some spooky spectacular events from our local theatre producers. Available now Master of horror Alex Z…

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Say His Name Three Times and Meet Beetlejuice Alums at the Virtual Stage Door This Halloween Season by Dan Meyer

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

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Friday, October 23, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Glenn Close Offers an Update on the Upcoming Sunset Boulevard Movie Musical by Lindsey Sullivan

Three-time Tony winner and seven-time Oscar nominee Glenn Close has revealed an update regarding the previously announced Sunset Boulevard film. Close, who garnered her third Tony Award for …

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'American Dreams’ is a play about immigration, an interactive game show and a collaboration between all Hartford’s major theaters by Christopher Arnott

"American Dreams" is an interactive political comedy about immigration, structured like a game show, with the play's audience deciding who wins. The online production is being brought to Con…

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Jeremy Jordan, Jessie Mueller, Megan Hilty, Annette Bening and More Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Election Day Vote-A-Thon

'Stars in the House' will mark Election Day with a 10 hour marathon! From 9 AM to 7 PM on November 3rd, and James will be LIVE with special guests including Bellamy Young, Dana Delany, Marci…

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Stars in the House Will Offer 10-Hour Election Day Marathon Stream With Annette Bening, Vanessa Williams, Kelli O'Hara, More by Andrew Gans

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

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Friday, October 23, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

See Charl Brown, Dwayne Cooper and More in THE DOO WOP PROJECT: LIVE IN YOUR LIVING ROOM

Ken Davenport will present The Doo Wop Project: Live In Your Living Room, a virtual theatrical concert, broadcast live from Shubert Studios, on Sunday, October 25th at 7:00PM EST. Tickets…

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VIDEO: The Broadway Sinfonietta Launches Today With Virtual Performance Featuring Solea Pfeiffer

The Broadway Sinfonietta, a trailblazing new all-female orchestra founded by Egyptian-American Orchestrator and Music Director Macy Schmidt, launches today with an orchestral performance of …

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Jay Armstrong Johnson and More to Appear on Equity One: Broadway's Happy Hour

Equity One: Broadway's Happy Hour has announced their Spooky Special. The podcast co-hosted by Caleb Dicke (Broadway Backwards, Goodspeed Opera House, Music Theatre Wichita) and Elliott Matt…

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Maggie Lakis and Rob McClure Star in TREASURE ISLAND: LIVE

Resounding, a live immersive audio entertainment company, will present its next production, Treasure Island: Live, on November 27 and 28 at 8 pm EST. The show will star Maggie Lakis (Somethi…

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Sen. Chuck Schumer continues the push for Save Our Stages by Caitlin Huston

The Save Our Stages Act appeared in a new bill this week, as Democratic Senators looked to counter a proposal put forward by Senate Republicans.  The act, which would provide grants to thea…

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Quiz: 2020’s Tony Nominees by Christa Skiles

Test your knowledge of this year’s honored shows The post Quiz: 2020’s Tony Nominees appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Halloween Night: Meet the Macabre and Mysterious Magicians by Trav S.D.

Hear ye! Hear ye! I write you now in invisible ink, wearing a blindfold, to let you know that next Saturday (Halloween night) at 8pm, I will be giving a talk on Macabre and Mysterious Magici…

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Friday, October 23, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)

Book releases for theater lovers of all ages by Deb Miller

If you’d like to catch up on your reading during this extended hiatus of live theater, these top three book selections offer a variety of themes for different ages and interests, from the …

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Everybody's Talking About Jamie to Resume West End Performances in November by Lindsey Sullivan

The Olivier-nominated musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie will celebrate its third birthday in the West End by resuming performances at the Apollo Theatre on November 28. "To keep them …

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Watch Dolly Parton, Christine Baranski, Jenifer Lewis & More Make Merry in Christmas on the Square by Lindsey Sullivan

The merry trailer for Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square, which is slated to premiere on Netflix on November 22, has arrived. Directed by Debbie Allen, the musical holiday special stars …

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Ben Daniels to Star in The Normal Heart at London's National Theatre in 2021 by Caitlin Moynihan

For the first time since its European debut in 1986, London audiences can see Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart on stage. The Normal Heart will play at the National Theatre beginning in Februa…

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George Street Playhouse to stream historical play ‘Conscience’ as it plans reopening by News 12 Staff

A New Jersey theater is picking up where it left off before the COVID-19 pandemic. The play “Conscience” was barely one week into its run when the pandemic forced all theaters to shut do…

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Stage Vs. Screen Becomes a Union Battleground by American Theatre Editors

In the jurisdictional war between Equity and SAG-AFTRA over theatre work made for screens, actors and stage managers have the most at stake.

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Mandy Gonzalez and Krysta Rodriguez Take Part in BROADWAY'S BEST FOR BREAST CANCER

On Monday, October 26, turn on the spotlight: It's time to sing and dance again with Broadway star Mandy Gonzalez (Hamilton, Wicked, and In the Heights) and Krysta Rodriguez (In the Heights,…

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PS CLASSICS has announced the release of Maury Sings Yeston: The Demos to commemorate the 75th birthday of Tony Award-winning composer Maury Yeston. The album is now available in digital and…

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Maury Yeston Album, With Demos of Titanic, Nine, and More, Released Via PS Classics

The 40-track record celebrates Yeston's 75th birthday.

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Watch 1st Trailer for Netflix's Dash & Lily, From Be More Chill Co-creator Joe Tracz

The new YA series stars Austin Abrams and Midori Francis.

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Rob McClure and Maggie Lakis to Star in Treasure Island Audio Play

Resounding will present the work live in November.

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Old secrets haunt the present in ITV’s ghostly The Sister

Russell Tovey stars as a man forced to face his dark past after he is implicated in the disappearance of his wife’s sister

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Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant star in Sky Atlantic/HBO thriller The Undoing

In a new series the A-listers play an elite Manhattan couple whose lives are shaken after tragic events at their son’s school

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Damilola: The Boy Next Door on Channel 4 — a portrait of widespread trauma

The sensitive film narrates the events surrounding the death of a 10-year-old boy who was stabbed in Peckham in 2000

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Broadway On Demand to Livestream THE MDA KEVIN HART KIDS TELETHON Featuring Josh Gad, Bryan Cranston and More

Broadway On Demand today announced that The MDA Kevin Hart Kids Telethon, a two-hour special, hosted by actor and comedian Kevin Hart, will air tomorrow Saturday, October 24 from 8:00 - 10:0…

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Phillipa Soo, Ruthie Ann Miles & More Featured on OVER THE MOON Film Soundtrack, Out Today

Milan Records today releases OVER THE MOON (MUSIC FROM THE NETFLIX FILM), an album of music featured in Netflix’s event animated film. 

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BWW Exclusive: Watch Annaleigh Ashford Sing from THANKFUL: An Album for Jerad Bortz

BroadwayWorld is excited to join forces with Jerad Bortz and Steven Skeels to present THE THANKFUL PROJECT. The six-part series will feature a special guest vocalist alongside Bortz and Skee…

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VIDEO: Quentin Garzón, Jordan Dobson, Mia Pinero & Diana DiMarzio Perform 'Johanna Quartet' From SWEENEY TODD

Quentin Garzón, Jordan Dobson, Mia Pinero and Diana DiMarzio have come together virtually to perform 'Johanna Quartet' from Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

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Friday, October 23, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Glenn Close Says 'We're Ready' for a SUNSET BOULEVARD Musical Film

Glenn Close spoke to Vogue earlier this week, where she discussed the future of the 'Sunset Boulevard' musical onscreen. 

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MONSOON WEDDING Musical Will Now Open in India in 2021

The musical adaptation of Mira Nair's hit film Monsoon Wedding will now open in India in 2021. Prior to the global health crisis, the musical was set to open at Leeds Playhouse on June 17th …

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9 LaChanze Videos We Can't Get Enough Of!

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

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Broadway360 Reveals Behind-the-Scenes Master Class Series by Dan Meyer

Audiences will learn about producing, social media, public relations, and more.

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Review: Undocumented, Mull Theatre by Mirren Wilson

Review: Undocumented, Mull Theatre3.0Overall ScoreReader Rating 0 VotesUndocumented, presented by Mull Theatre, starts in a strong position and hits the ground running, with some fast-paced …

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VIDEO: Next on Stage College Top 10 Announced - Live at 8pm ET!

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

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New fund in memory of young Connecticut rapper is helping make mental health resources accessible to young people in inner cities by Susan Dunne

Hartford Foundation for Public Giving’s S.P.L.A.S.H. Project, created in honor of Iran Brugueras Jr., a rap artist who lived with mental illness who died in 2016 at the age of 20, issued i…

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Friday, October 23, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)

The Ghostly Guests of the Chelsea Hotel by Trav S.D.

I can’t remember when I’ve enjoyed anything as much as working on this piece for Chelsea Community News, about the ghosts who inhabit the Chelsea Hotel. I’d like to do a lot more on pa…

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Bookfilter’s October 2020 Pick of the Month by Michael Giltz For Broadway Direct

BookFilter picks the best new theater book, exclusively for Broadway Direct readers. Broadway Baby By Russell Miller with Judith A. Proffer Illustrated by Yoko Matsuoka $24.95, Meteor 17 Boo…

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José Padilla, DJ and music producer, 1955-2020

A pioneer of chillout music who linked Ibiza’s bohemian past with its clubbing present

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Stars in the House Welcomes Cats Alums JoAnn Hunter, Matt Zarley, Randy Slovacek, More, October 23 by Andrew Gans

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

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Makeup Tutorial: Learn How to Create Hocus Pocus-Themed Makeup for Halloween by Roberto Araujo

Watch Jay Armstrong Johnson transform into Winifred along with her two sisters.

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Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE: SEASON 2 High School Top 10!

You voted, here they are! In no particular order, meet our top 10 in the high school category.

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VIDEO: Watch Ariana Grande's Official Video for 'positions'

The official “positions” music video by Ariana Grande was released last night.

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Odds & Ends: André Holland, Blair Underwood & More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival’s Season by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Three Final Productions Announced for Williamstown Season These performers will be rehearsing from home. As previously rep…

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Andrew Barth Feldman Presents Online Halloween Special MY HALLOWEEN FRIENDS

Andrew Barth Feldman will premiere 'My Halloween Friends,' a twenty-minute Halloween concert special at midnight on Saturday, October 31st.

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Slave Play Tony Nominee James Cusati-Moyer Tapped for Shonda Rhimes Series by Lindsey Sullivan

James Cusati-Moyer, who was Tony-nominated for his performance in Jeremy O. Harris’ Slave Play, has landed a recurring role on Shonda Rhimes’ Netflix series Inventing Anna. According to …

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Sets Return Date at London's Apollo Theatre by Andrew Gans

Noah Thomas stars in the title role of the hit musical, which will also arrive on the silver screen in 2021.

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VIDEO: Watch a CATS Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!

Nearly 35 years after their first performance, the touring cast of CATS (National 3) has reunited for a very special virtual theatrical event, WITH LOVE, NOW AND FOREVER! CATS4COVIDRELIEF, …

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FROZEN Short ONCE UPON A SNOWMAN Now Available to Stream on Disney Plus

Everyone knows that he likes warm hugs, but few know the whole story about Olaf’s first moments—until now.

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Review Roundup: FIRST DATE Starring Samantha Barks and Simon Lipkin, Streaming Now!

Lambert Jackson Productions and Crazy Coqs recently opened a virtual production of the Broadway musical First Date. Dean Johnson directs Samantha Barks (Casey), Oscar Conlon-Morrey (Man …

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Photo Flash: Santino Fontana, Ciara Renee, Jay Armstrong Johnson, and More at Primary Stages Virtual Gala

Primary Stages held their 2020 Virtual Gala last night, October 22.   

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Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, October 23- with Next On Stage, Shoshana Bean and More!

Today (October 23) in live streaming:The next round of Next On Stage, Shoshana Bean sings, and so much more!

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Envisioning democracy—in photos—at the MoCP by Arionne Nettles

From literal and data-driven to poetic and hopeful, the galleries curated by Columbia College Chicago professors show what democracy means to them. When Raquel M…

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Review: First Date, Lambert Jackson and Crazy Coqs Online by Olivia Kiely

Review: First Date, Lambert Jackson and Crazy Coqs Online3.0Overall ScoreReader Rating 0 VotesWhen writing a musical about a first date, there’s a lot of source material you can pull from.…

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VIDEO: Fountain launches citywide voting project ‘Raise Your Voice’ this weekend by Fountaintheatre

Are you ready to vote on November 3rd? Do you have plans to vote early? The Fountain Theatre seeks to activate people on the urgency of voting by launching Raise Your Voice – Vote!, a guer…

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Antonio Banderas to Direct and Star in Spanish-Language Production of Company

The musical will be performed at Banderas's theater in Spain.

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Ben Daniels to Star in The Normal Heart at London's National Theatre by Dan Meyer

Dominic Cooke will direct the late Larry Kramer's AIDS crisis drama.

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‘Quirky, knowing, endearingly awkward, innovative & inventive’: FIRST DATE – Crazy Coqs (Online review) by Louise Penn

A Broadway musical turned streamed extravaganza, First Date is a co-production from Lambert Jackson and Crazy Coqs and features an awkward encounter between Jewish Aaron (Simon Lipkin) and a…

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Friday, October 23, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)

GRACE NOTES: Friday, October 23, 2020 by Susan Grace

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Full cast confirmed for return of Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Everybody's Talking About Jamie is set to bring the glitter to the grey at the end of November. But will the full cast of this hot West End favourite be returning?

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Dorothy Lyman Play Gets Zoom Readings by Laurenyarger

 THE KEYS, a new play by Dorothy Lyman ("Mama's Family," "All My Children"), will have two readings on Zoom, produced by Pat Flicker Addiss and Lauren Yarger. THE KEYS, a story of f…

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Reworked Monsoon Wedding Musical Plans 2021 Indian Premiere Before U.K. and U.S. Engagements by Ryan McPhee

The musical, based on Mira Nair's 2001 film, was previously slated to play Leeds Playhouse and London's Roundhouse Theatre this year.

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Adam Kay: This Is Going to Hurt review – penis gags delivered in full PPE by Brian Logan

Apollo theatre, London London’s theatre district reopened its doors to stage an evening of well-aimed wrath that somehow finds comedy in kidney surgery After seven months away, the West E…

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James Corden connects with Josh Gad, one of The Late Late Show's most frequent guests. But when James asks Josh about 'Once Upon a Snowman,' the conversation becomes an intervention with Jam…

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Friday, October 23, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Jean Acker: Vaudeville, Valentino and Voluptuary by Trav S.D.

A spotlight this morning on stage and screen actress Jean Acker (Harriet Ackers, 1893-1978), better remembered today for her private life. Originally from New Jersey, Acker performer in vaud…

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NEWS: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie returns to the West End by Press Releases

Award-winning musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie will return with social distancing to London’s Apollo Theatre from 28 November 2020, celebrating its third birthday in the West End.…

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Broadway Games: Finish the Lyrics! by JK

Like many of you, I've spent my fair share of my quarantine time listening to cast recordings. You know how lyrics to songs get stuck in your head? It can be maddening! This week's game ask…

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Broadway music leaders form coalition to diversify the industry by Caitlin Huston

A group of prominent Broadway composers, music directors and musicians have banded together to create more opportunities for musicians of color in the theater industry. The group, Musicians …

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Interview with Back to the Future’s Bob Gale

What better time to escape to the future? Set your time circuits for May 2021 and head to London’s Adelphi Theatre for a time-travelling adventure that’s going to be HEAVY! We’ve been…

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Friday, October 23, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

The Playbill Weekend Streaming Guide: What to Watch October 23–25 by Ryan McPhee

A Patti LuPone concert, an alien invasion, two Dominique Morisseau plays, and more.

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Today on Broadway: Friday, October 23, 2020 by Ashley Steves

“The Prom” Movie Teaser Trailer Is Here, Lynn Nottage And More Present Act Out: Vote 2020 “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headl…

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Academy of Ancient Music: Dussek’s Messe Solemnelle — gracious, lively and affecting

Richard Egarr conducts the first recording of the Czech composer’s last major work

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Tunng: Tunng presents . . . Dead Club — musings on mortality

This concept album contemplates grief and death with clarinet, strings and recorded conversations

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Joel Ross: Who Are You? — full of intricacies and rhythmic variety

The New Yorker’s detailed second album moves from the spiritual to the climactic

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Laura Veirs: My Echo — from high drama to the ephemeral

For a break-up album, these songs are almost comforting in their melodicism and playful instrumentation

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Gorillaz: Song Machine, Season One: Strange Timez — many guests join the adventure

The latest album from Damon Albarn’s side-project draws a diverse array of musical personalities

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Jeff Tweedy: Love is the King — creativity can flourish under constraints

The Wilco singer has released a solo lockdown album that is poignantly inward-looking

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Alone and Burning Doors by Sandi Durell

Jersey City Theatre Center Voices International Festival                                                    by Carol Di Tosti How often do w…

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How to Make your Kids Involved in School Musicals? by Steave

Musical theatres like Broadway and West End are quintessential as it trains the aspiring performers. The performing arts industry is all about proactive participation. Kids in schools are at…

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From the Mint, another gem by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal, I review a webcast of the Mint Theater Company’ 2018 revival of Miles Malleson’s Conflict. Here’s an excerpt. *  *  * The thing I miss most about…

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Replay: Langston Hughes reads “The Weary Blues” by Terry Teachout

Langston Hughes reads his poem “The Weary Blues” on the CBC in 1958, accompanied by a jazz combo: (This is the latest in a series of arts- and history-related videos that appear in this…

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

“Men may keep a sort of level of good, but no man has ever been able to keep on one level of evil.” G.K. Chesterton, “The Flying Stars” Continue reading Almanac: G.K. Chesterton on e…

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Roles We’ll Never Play one-night-only Apollo Theatre concert!

Tom Duern’s Roles We’ll Never Play always guarantees to please musical theatre fans. For the past two years, these concerts have been selling out in London and have featured numerous mu…

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Friday, October 23, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)

The Haunting Of Alice Bowles to be streamed by Original Theatre Company by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Janie Dee, Max Bowden, Stephen Boxer star in Original Theatre Co's online streaming event, M R James's short story The Haunting Of Alice Bowles. This post The Haunting Of Ali…

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The Great Gatsby review – intimate immersive show offers heady discombobulation by Arifa Akbar

Immersive LDN A revitalised, socially distanced version of the F Scott Fitzgerald novel keeps the jazz age alive with song, dance and spectacle Last year, in the “before”, The Great Gat…

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Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart Comes to the National Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Dominic Cooke is to direct Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart in the Olivier Theatre at the National Theatre from February 2021. This post Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart Come…

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’s return from 28 November by Megan

The award-winning feel good musical sensation returns with social distancing to the Apollo Theatre from 28 November. Book your tickets today! The post Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’s r…

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On Seamus Heaney — of poetry and Ireland’s history

RF Foster’s enjoyable biography comes into its own on the poet’s navigation through the Troubles

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The artists who draw, paint and sculpt home furnishings

Wallpapers, upholstery and other homewares are the new canvases for both emerging and established artists

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‘Moments of piercing emotion’: NOW. HERE. THIS – Golden Goose Theatre by Ian Foster

The newly opened Golden Goose Theatre brings some interesting musical theatre to Camberwell with Now. Here. This.

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Window of opportunity: the best fabrics for curtains

Plain, patterned or parachute cloth, new or vintage — a wealth of possibilities await

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Snapshot: ‘Soviet Visuals’ by Varia Bortsova

A collection pieced together from photo albums, public libraries and flea-market finds, resulting in a tapestry of the state

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Nobody’s going to fund this: a monologue in pieces by American Theatre Editors

Lockdown is no blessing, but I am using it for good: to heal, to step off the grant-writing treadmill, and to say no to more abuse.

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Friday, October 23, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)

NEWS: National Theatre will stage The Normal Heart starring Ben Daniels as part of Olivier in-the-round season by Press Releases

The National Theatre has announced that a production of Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart, directed by Dominic Cooke, will be presented as part of the Olivier in-the-round season in February…

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Ryan Calais Cameron: “What’s the point in bringing us in if you’re not gonna give us respect?” by Nikita Karia

Nikita Karia speaks to Ryan Calais Cameron, artistic director of Nouveau Riche, about ally fatigue, Black History Month, and the success of the young company thus far. Ryan Calais Cameron is…

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Wake Up With BWW 10/23: Watch the Teaser For THE PROM Film, and More!

Today's top stories: watch the official teaser for The Prom film, featuring Meryl Streep, Andrew Rannells, Nicole Kidman, Ariana DeBose, James Corden, Kerry Washington, and more!

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The Great Gatsby, Immersive London review – a warm and electric tribute to the book by Rachel Halliburton

It's a true achievement to feel the chemistry of a cast whirring into action again The Prohibition-era setting of The Great Gatsby brings an appropriately illicit feel to this bold decisio…

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Friday, October 23, 2020 at 4am (Broadway Time)

The world’s best antique and vintage furniture stores

A global guide to the greatest second-hand interior haunts

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Everybody’s Talking About JAMIE reopens in the West End!

The West End is opening up slowly but surely, due to Nimax Theatres working hard to make it possible! It’s time for this work of art to return to London’s Apollo Theatre from 28 Novembe…

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Friday, October 23, 2020 at 3am (Broadway Time)


Intimacy is the third production in a series of small shows produced by Belco Arts to introduce its superb new performing space by exploring various human responses utilising variety of perf…

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Friday, October 23, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)

“It’s OK to be Naked”: An Interview with Tim Norwood by Konrad Zielinski

Tim Norwood describes himself as an emerging theatre-maker from Sheffield. He’s queer, disabled, and happily mining them both for material. He uses personal and confessional writing to mak…

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Dr Anita Collins: The Music Advantage

Ground-breaking music educator Dr Anita Collins draws on the latest international neurological research to reveal the extraordinary and often surprising benefits of learning music for childr…

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Raw, Revolutionary, and Painfully Honest: “Insulted. Belarus(sia)” by Irina Yakubovskaya

The new play Insulted. Belarus(sia) was written in September 2020 by Andrei Kureichik, a prominent Belarusian playwright and member of the Coordination Council of Belarus, about the first mo…

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Friday, October 23, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)

45 diverse Victorian artists reflect on this year’s challenges in Shelter

A unique commissions program that engaged 45 diverse Victorian artists to reflect on this year’s challenges and to reimagine our relationship with the world, both during and beyond the COV…

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Column: An early debate lead for Donald J. Trump but, in the end, he couldn’t help his own cause by Chris Jones

At the beginning of the final presidential debate in Nashville, Tenn., President Trump kept his earlier bluster in check and outscored Joe Biden. It couldn't last forever, though.

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Flashback Friday: Brandy Learns to Trust the Moment in Chicago

Start your weekend with this story of Theater Gone Wrong.

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UK theatre groups send out a welcome and a warning

A new project aims to tap into humanity’s ancient association between fire and storytelling

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Celebrate More Than 45 Years of Pippin on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The original Broadway production opened at the Minskoff Theatre October 23, 1972.

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Harriet Walter-Led The Tempest Streams October 23 by Dan Meyer

St. Ann's Warehouse presents the final chapter of Phyllida Lloyd's all-female Shakespeare trilogy.

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Help Solve a Broadway Mystery in All About Evil October 23 by Dan Meyer

Playbill Social Selects teams up again with Seize the Show for an interactive theatre experience.

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Animated Over the Moon, Featuring Phillipa Soo, Ruthie Ann Miles, Ken Jeong, More, Lands on Netflix October 23 by Andrew Gans

The new movie includes original songs by Christopher Curtis, Marjorie Duffield, and Helen Park.

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Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds Streams October 23 by Dan Meyer

H.G. Wells' alien invasion thriller comes to life at London's O2 in the filmed production.

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The Bessies Announces Town Hall on October 26 and 36th Annual Ceremony on December 14, 2020 by The Dance Enthusiast

The Bessies Announces Town Hall on October 26 and 36th Annual Ceremony on December 14, 2020

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