Monday, October 26, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Tony-Nominee Robert Cuccioli Stars in Eugene O'Neill's A TOUCH OF THE POET From Irish Rep

This week only, Irish Rep Online presents an all-new digital production of A Touch of the Poet by Nobel Prize winning playwright Eugene O'Neill,  starring Tony Award nominee Robert Cucci…

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REVIEW: Sally Hepworth – The Good Sister

An easy, one-evening read, The Good Sister is an engaging twist on sisterly dynamics. And I use the word ‘twist’ intentionally. When I sat down to read The Good Sister, I was a little an…

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Ming Cho Lee, Fabled Set Designer, Is Dead at 90 by Neil Genzlinger

His work in theater, dance and opera helped redefine American stage design.

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Dance Rites: a celebration of First Nations culture – online

The Sydney Opera House will present its sixth annual Dance Rites festival online next month, bringing together 28 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dance groups in a celebratory digita…

Linked From artsreview.com.au at 11:18PM
Monday, October 26, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Victorian State Schools Spectacular 25th Anniversary show pivots into virtual TV format for 2020

The 2020 Victorian State Schools Spectacular was due to be performed twice on Saturday 12 September at John Cain Arena. Instead of bumping in and out of the arena, makeshift film studios hav…

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Jonathan Groff-Led MINDHUNTER Won't Return for Season Three...For Now

The hit Netflix drama series Mindhunter, starring Tony-nominee Jonathan Groff, won't return for another season as of right now, according to executive producer, David Fincher. 

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:48PM

Enjoy LA Dance Shorts Film Festival from the comfort of your home by Admin

The fourth annual Los Angeles Dance Shorts Film Festival, coming up this November 13-15, will feature 34 international films, all for free and available virtually. This film festival’s mi…

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Monday, October 26, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Off-Broadway Theaters Sue Cuomo to Reopen by New York Theater

  The owners of six Off-Broadway theaters and two comedy clubs filed suit against New York on Friday demanding to be allowed to reopen. “Casinos, malls, movie theaters, restaurants, gyms,…

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BWW TV: Kerry Butler, Gavin Lee, and More Gear Up for A VERY BRADY MUSICAL Benefit Reading

The musical will star Broadway performers Gavin Lee and Kerry Butler, along with a host of other stars.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:11PM
Monday, October 26, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Multi-Hypho, a new podcast from Candy Bowers, parks proudly at the intersection by Peter J Snee

The mixed-race, gender-fluid and multi-talented Candy Bowers is launching a new exciting podcast, Multi-Hypho with support from Arts Centre Melbourne,

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LOST LETTERS REVEAL JM BARRIE AND ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON’S MUTUAL AFFECTION by Robert Shuman

(Donna Ferguson’s article appeared in the Guardian, 10/25; Photo: JM Barrie, who shared a deep friendship with Robert Louis Stevenson. Photograph: Hulton Deutsch/Corbis via Getty Images; v…

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NEWS: National Theatre announces original film of Romeo & Juliet with Josh O’Connor & Jessie Buckley by Press Releases

The National Theatre has announced it is creating a new filmed version of Romeo & Juliet for television, temporarily transforming the vast stage spaces of its Lyttelton theatre into a fi…

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NEWS: Trafalgar Studios will be relaunched as new West End venue Trafalgar Theatre by Press Releases

Leading theatre impresarios and joint CEOs of Trafalgar Entertainment, Howard Panter and Rosemary Squire have announced the launch of a new West End venue – Trafalgar Theatre – due to op…

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Jessie Buckley and Josh O’Connor-Led Romeo and Juliet to Be Adapted for the Screen by Dan Meyer

The project hails from London's Natoinal Theatre, which had planned to present the play this summer prior to the coronavirus shutdown.

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Monday, October 26, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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“A Five Mile Radius” Hits Its Marks by Philip

I have long been aware of the existence of Hudson Guild Theatre Company, but until I was encouraged to watch their virtual world-premiere production of “A Five Mile Radius,” I had never …

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Self-Isolation and the Modern-Medieval Sounds of “The Anchoress” by Megan McCormick

A blend of evocative medieval accompaniment and leaping modern Soprano melodies, The Anchoress is a fascinating album to speak to our present moment of self-isolation. Opening with a buzzin…

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Tony-Winner David Rockwell to Be Honored By NYSCF As Part Of First Ever Virtual Gala

The event will feature appearances from world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Whoopi Goldberg, Martha Stewart, actors Kelli O'Hara, John Lithgow, Lilli Co…

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Several Off Broadway Theaters File Class Action Lawsuit Pushing For Reopening Date

New York City's gyms, schools, restaurants and even bowling alleys are open – yet small independent theaters remain closed – with no planned reopening date proposed by city and state lea…

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VIDEO: Lea Salonga and Jeremy Jordan Team Up for A FOOTLOOSE Duet!

Tony Award-winner Lea Salonga and pal Tony-nominee, Jeremy Jordan, have blessed us with a virtual duet! Check out the duo below teaming up on 'Almost Paradise' from the musical Footloose!

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Bruised investors ask if Big Hit has more than one star turn

Disappointment soon set in after the much-hyped listing of the music agency behind Korean pop phenomenon BTS

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Monday, October 26, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Odds & Ends: Mindhunter, Starring Jonathan Groff, Is (Probably) Over & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. No Plan Set for Mindhunter Season Three Looks like Two-time Tony nominee Jonathan Groff is hanging up his badge. The Broad…

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Zanies in Rosemont is closed by stricter COVID rules by Doug George

Zanies in Rosemont must close, shows by psychic/comedian Karen Rontowski Oct. 29-31 at Zanies in Rosemont have been canceled.

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Monday, October 26, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Alex Brightman, James Monroe Iglehart, Rob McClure and More From DRACULA Unite to Celebrate HALLOWEEN

The Broadway Podcast Network will present an all-star Halloween party to benefit the Broadway Cares Covid-19 Emergency Assistance Fund on October 28th at 9p.m. EST. Tune into the Dracula, …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 05:57PM

Arthur Ross Gallery presents ‘Re-materialize’ by Pamela J.  Forsythe

In a new exhibition at Arthur Ross Gallery, also available to experience digitally, four artists dig deep into contemporary consumption, historic tragedy, and cultural heritage, all with the…

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Olivier Awards 2020: And the Winner Is… by Matthew Wexler

"Dear Evan Hansen" and "Leopoldstadt" took top honors at last night's Olivier Awards, honoring the best in British theater. The post Olivier Awards 2020: And the Winner Is… appeared first …

Linked From The Broadway Blog at 05:36PM

Sound and Fury, Emphasis on the Sound by American Theatre Editors

A surround-sound experiment audio play promises to put listeners inside the story of ‘Macbeth.’

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REVIEW: Future Demons – Concept Album ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews Future Demons a new concept album by composer-lyricist Ryan Scott Oliver. This post REVIEW: Future Demons – Concept Album ✭✭✭✭✭ first appeare…

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Matt Bomer, Joe Mantello, Octavia Spencer & More Direct Short Films for GLSEN 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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Eight Small New York Theaters Sue Cuomo Over Pandemic Restrictions by Michael Paulson

The lawsuit argues that if bowling alleys, casinos and gyms can open, why can’t performance venues with fewer than 200 seats?

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Laura Bell Bundy Announces Virtual Women Of Tomorrow Benefit Featuring Anika Noni Rose, Laura Benanti and More

Laura Bell Bundy has announced the Women Of Tomorrow Benefit for the Domestic Violence Response Fund in Conjunction with Futures Without Violence taking place virtually on Thursday, October …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 05:15PM

Betty Buckley Will Offer Master Classes This Fall with T. Schreiber Studio

Tony Award Winner, Theatre Hall of Fame honoree and legendary Broadway star Betty Buckley is back and now offering her Master Class ONLINE, with T. Schreiber Studio enabling actors and singe…

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CONSCIENCE

In March, the world premiere of two-time Tony winner Joe DiPietro’s CONSCIENCE opened at George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, but the pandemic shut it down. The original cast is now r…

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REVIEW: The Seth Rudetsky Online Concert Series with LaChanze ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews The Seth Concert Series with this week's guest LaChanze now streaming online. This post REVIEW: The Seth Rudetsky Online Concert Series with LaChanze ✭…

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Joan Jett and the Blackhearts Join Line Up For ROCKERS ON BROADWAY: BAND TOGETHER

The Path Fund Inc. & MAC have announced that Joan Jett and the Blackhearts join the previously announced line up of performers for ROCKERS ON BROADWAY: BAND TOGETHER. The event will be …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 05:00PM
Monday, October 26, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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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 Act 2... Now What?  Black Broadway Men with guest Host Brenda Braxton.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:51PM

Review: A Murder Story, Retold, Brighton Fringe by Anna Perry

Review: A Murder Story, Retold, Brighton Fringe5.0Overall ScoreIn cramped domestic quarters, a manipulated servant-master dynamic is pushed to murderous retaliation; a simple, classical for…

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Trafalgar Studios to re-open in spring 2021 as "Trafalgar Theatre"

It has been announced that Trafalgar Studios will be renamed Trafalgar Theatre when it re-opens in spring 2021 after being reconverted back into a single-space venue. The news comes at a ti…

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Brenda Braxton Guest Hosts Stars in the House, Featuring Terence Archie, Ahmad Simmons, More October 26 by Andrew Gans

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

Linked From Playbill at 04:00PM
Monday, October 26, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Broadway and Beyond TV Launches Today In Over 90 Airports

Today, October 26th, the first season of Broadway and Beyond TV series launches in major airports in NORTH AMERICA and the UK on ReachTV. Hosted by Tony and Olivier Award-winning producer, C…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:54PM

MT Shorts Announces Virtual Premiere Party for HIGH SCHOOL ZOOMSICAL Starring Ryann Redmond and More

MT Shorts in association with Broadway Unlocked will debut its upcoming original musical short film HIGH SCHOOL ZOOMSICAL, as part of a Virtual Premiere Party on Sunday, November 15th.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:54PM

Your New Digital Whiteboard by Ceci Dadisman

Disclaimer: I receive no compensation or other consideration from Miro, nor are any links affiliate links. If you’re missing your office whiteboard, I’ve got a digital solution for you! …

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Podcast: Howard Ashman, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, and more on THE BROADWAY GINGER PODCAST

Due to overexposure to wildly overdone musicals in community theatres (looking at you, SEUSSICAL), Sally and Ashley now have the Community Theatre Formula down to a jazz-handed science.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:48PM

VIDEO: JUST ONE STEP FOR DEMOCRACY Releases New Songs for the Vote by Bobby Daye, Yvette Cason, Sylvia MacCalla & More

Founded by Broadway’s Arnetia Walker (Dreamgirls) with Stephen Nachamie (She Loves Me), JUST ONE STEP FOR DEMOCRACY is a coalition of creative artists from Broadway, Hollywood and beyond w…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:44PM

Betty Buckley to Teach Virtual Master Classes by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning actor is offering classes for both new students and alumni of her previous workshops.

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‘It Can’t Happen Here’ Review: A Not-So-Subtle Slide Into Autocracy by Laura Collins-Hughes

Sinclair Lewis’s 1930s novel-turned-stage play about the rise of fascism in America returns as an audio drama from Berkeley Rep.

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'American Utopia' Book Argues For The Reincarnation Of Hope In The American Project by Lily Meyer

The work is much more like reading a book-length poem than reading a play, though few poems or poetry collections come filled with charming illustrations of trees, dancers, and party-hatted …

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In time for the election, an audio play about political scheming from Studio by News Desk

As millions across the country are taking to the polls, Studio Theatre releases its first audio play, an adaption of Kings, the lacerating, fast-talking political drama by Alexandria, Virgin…

Linked From DC Metro Theater Arts at 03:20PM

Cheers! Highlights of 11 Marvelous 2020 Olivier Award Winners

Across the pond, the 2020 Olivier Awards were announced over the weekend celebrating London's theatrical season!

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BROADWAY CONDUCTORS & ARRANGERS WILL FOSTER INCLUSION IN THE PIT by Philip Boroff

Growing up in Las Vegas, Ilana Atkins started studying piano at six but eventually hit a wall with classical music. “The music didn’t speak to me,” she said. “As I got older, the mos…

Linked From Broadway Journal at 03:11PM

Review: How to Survive the Cherpocalypse, The Space by George Collins

Review: How to Survive the Cherpocalypse, The Space4.0Overall ScoreWho gave Heather Bandenburg permission to snatch my wig this hard? I Need To Cher are a phenomenal company specialising i…

Linked From A Younger Theatre at 03:06PM
Monday, October 26, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Opera Philadelphia presents ‘Lawrence Brownlee & Friends in Philadelphia’ by Cameron Kelsall

Stylishly produced and eminently thoughtful, ‘Lawrence Brownlee & Friends in Philadelphia’ sets a high bar for the Opera Philadelphia Channel, the company’s new streaming endeavor.…

Linked From Broad Street Review at 02:54PM

Local 802 President Adam Krauthamer Says 'We Risk a Great Cultural Depression' Without Those Who Work in Performing Arts

AFM Local 802 president Adam Krauthamer penned an Op-Ed for the New York Post, addressing what the future of those who work in the arts looks like in the midst of mass unemployment due to th…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:48PM

Alvin Entin, Loving Pillar Of Community Theater, Dies at 75 by Bill Hirschman

Alvin Entin was an unique human being who invested his lifeforce in at least five passions simultaneously: proud family man, supportive friend who gifted a hundred silent mitzvahs, a far-tra…

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MCC Theater Announces MCC ON DEMAND - A Streaming Service for MCC's Virtual Content

MCC Theater announced today its new streaming platform MCC On Demand, launching October 28. MCC On Demand will be a one-stop streaming platform for on demand access to MCC's virtual content.…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:41PM

Mira Nair’s Monsoon Wedding Musical to Play India and Singapore by Caitlin Moynihan

Acclaimed filmmaker Mira Nair’s Monsoon Wedding musical, based on her Golden Globe-nominated 2001 film of the same name, is heading to India and Singapore next year, according to Variety. …

Linked From Broadway.com at 02:18PM

Come From Away’s Caesar Samayoa Reveals His Dream for Broadway's Reopening by Broadway.com

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…

Linked From Broadway.com at 02:18PM

Livestreaming a Performance: Trans [Plays] of Remembrance Short Play Festival

By . Presenting Trans [Plays] of Remembrance livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv from Monday 16 November to Wednesday 18 November 2…

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Pasquale La Rocca Interview for Performers Stuff Pro Series: Dancing with the Stars by Performerstuff

Pasquale La Rocca Interview for Performers Stuff Pro Series: Dancing with the Stars Written by: Mark Pawsey October 26, 2020 Performer Stuff Pro Series host, Mark Pawsey catches up wi…

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Second Annual Black British Theatre Award winners announced, including & Juliet's own Miriam-Teak Lee

Winners of the 2020 Black British Theatre Awards have been announced with & Juliet star Miriam-Teak Lee taking home another award for Best Female Actor in a Musical following her Laurenc…

Linked From London Theatre Direct at 02:00PM
Monday, October 26, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Celebrate National Pumpkin Day with These Fan-Made Broadway Jack-O'-Lanterns!

Our readers shared with us their amazing Broadway pumpkin creations!

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:42PM

Original HOCUS POCUS Cast Will Reunite for Sequel, Says Bette Midler

In an interview with Fox 5's 'Good Day New York,' Bette Midler appeared to confirm that she and her fellow Sanderson Sisters (played by Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy) will reunite fo…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:42PM

BREAKING: Oscar Isaac Will Lead MOON KNIGHT Marvel Series

Earlier today, BroadwayWorld reported that Daveed Diggs and Nick Kroll were being considered for the role of Marc Spector in the upcoming Marvel Disney Plus series 'Moon Knight.'

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:42PM

20 Shows Streaming on BroadwayWorld Events This Week!

BroadwayWorld Events is bringing you incredible talent right into your home!

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West End Production of Olivier-Winning Emilia Will Stream Online in November

International audiences will be able to see the production for as little as 1 pound.

Linked From TheaterMania at 01:42PM

After 46 Years and 217 Productions, Westchester Broadway Theatre Has Closed

The dinner theater shut down in March after all live performances were canceled.

Linked From TheaterMania at 01:42PM

Ahrens and Flaherty, Michael R. Jackson and More Announced for Upcoming Episodes of THE HOOK, WITH ANDY EINHORN

Broadway On Demand has announced that new episodes of the interview series, “The Hook, with Andy Einhorn” about the inner workings of successful musical theater composition, are now av…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:36PM

Quarantine Questionnaire #1 by Sandi Durell

by Matt Smith We may have, at this point, logged over 200 days in quarantine, but although states all over the country have begun to ease up on restrictions, it’s pretty clear this virus i…

Linked From Theater Pizzazz at 01:26PM

André De Shields, Adrienne Warren, and Dozens More Will Sing Out for Freedom November 2 by Andrew Gans

The annual benefit for The American Civil Liberties Union and the New York Civil Liberties Union will honor the legacies of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Rep. John Lewis, suffragists, and mor…

Linked From Playbill at 01:25PM

Sunday Antics review – gloves-off cross-cultural banter by Brian Logan

21Soho, LondonBritain’s Got Talent botherer Nabil Abdulrashid leads an impressively forthright and sometimes edgy night of standup dealing with race and identity Comedian Nabil Abdulrashi…

Linked From The Guardian at 01:24PM

Oh, what a night with The Doo Wop Project! by Deb Miller

After a long seven-month hiatus necessitated by the COVID-19 closure of live-on-stage performances, The Doo Wop Project made its highly anticipated return last night with its first-ever virt…

Linked From DC Metro Theater Arts at 01:22PM

TEVYE SERVED RAW Is Delicious and Powerful by Susan L. Rosenbluth

Take three superb actors and material that is, by turns, funny, poignant, nostalgic, and powerful, and the result is magic, which is just what was dished up in TEVYE SERVED RAW, performed la…

Linked From thejewishvoiceandopinion.com at 01:21PM
Monday, October 26, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, October 26- with LaChanze, Laura Osnes, and More!

Today (October 26) in live streaming: LaChanze sings with Seth Rudetsky, Laura Osnes visits Cast Party, and so much more!

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BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Continues with Patti LuPone in LIVE FROM THE WEST SIDE

In this episode, Ben and Daniel discuss Patti LuPone's recent virtual concert, 'Patti LuPone Live from the West Side: Women of Broadway.' The concert was a co-production of Dallas Summer Mus…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:36PM

Spotlight on Plays Continues With RACE Starring Ed O'Neill, David Alan Grier and More on October 29

The 'Spotlight on Plays' series continues with David Mamet's RACE on Thursday, October 29 at 8PM EST/ 5PM PST. The cast stars Ed O'Neill, 2020 Tony Award nominee David Alan Grier recreating …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:36PM

André De Shields, Laura Benanti, Adrienne Warren, Katrina Lenk and More Join ACLU & NYCLU's SING OUT FOR FREEDOM Concert

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) have announced performers and speakers set to join their annual Sing Out For Freedom benefit concert…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:36PM

Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, Kate Rockwell!

Today's episode features BroadwayWorld's very own Next On Stage judge, Kate Rockwell, who chats about life since the shutdown, her final days in MEAN GIRLS, her wine expertise, and so much …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:36PM

Daveed Diggs Rumored to Star in Marvel's MOON KNIGHT

Tony winner Daveed Diggs could be in talks to star in their upcoming film 'Moon Knight.' 

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:36PM

Excerpt from Superstar ~ Jesus Christ Superstar by Barry Gordin

Part One ... In the Beginning By: Ellis Nassour The songwriting partnership of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber was born in 1965 out of big dreams, talent, and need – with a strong…

Linked From theaterlife at 12:34PM

Stage Manager Caskey Hunsader Launches Stagedoor Candle Company, Featuring Fragrance Products Inspired by Musicals

New York CIty stage manager Caskey Hunsader has recently launched Stagedoor Candle Company, a line of home fragrance products inspired by characters from some of the most popular Broadway mu…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:31PM

Jenn Gambatese, Jordan Bridges and Tobias Segal to Star in Virtual Benefit Reading of SUNDOGS

Jordan Bridges (FX's upcoming The Old Man, opposite Jeff Bridges; NBC's Gone, with Chris Noth; TNT's Rizzoli & Isles), Jenn Gambatese (Mrs. Doubtfire, School of Rock, Hairspray) and Tobi…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:25PM

This Election is Vital, and If We- Wait, is That Laura Linney & the "King Kong" Puppet at a Hooters? by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. The 2020 United States Presidential election is just around the corner. It’s been a campaign full of controv...

Linked From www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:16PM

Tony-Winning Set Designer and Beloved Mentor Ming Cho Lee Dies at 90 by Lindsey Sullivan

Ming Cho Lee, who designed numerous Broadway sets, took home a special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2013 and instructed many aspiring designers, has died at the age of 90. Accordi…

Linked From Broadway.com at 12:03PM
Monday, October 26, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Famed NYC-Area Westchester Broadway Theatre Closes Doors Permanently by Logan Culwell-Block

Over 46 years of operation, the dinner theatre saw performances from Carolee Carmello, Will Swenson, Faith Prince, Robert Cuccioli, and more.

Linked From Playbill at 11:57AM

Ming Cho Lee Dies: Broadway’s Tony-Winning Scenic Designer, Mentor To Generations Was 90 by Greg Evans

Ming Cho Lee, an innovative and influential scenic designer whose career of more than 60 years included unforgettable creations for Broadway, Off Broadway, regional theater, opera and dance,…

Linked From Deadline at 11:54AM

Looking Back: An early Pig Iron production by Kathryn Osenlund

ames Joyce is Dead And So Is Paris was presented at Christ Church Annex in Old City in 2003. It was something else!

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New Order (2020 – dir. Michel Franco): Philadelphia Film Festival review by Dan Scully

This movie is going to upset a lot of people. Good. 

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Apples (2020 – dir. Christos Nikou): Philadelphia Film Festival review by Dan Scully

A mostly quiet tale, carried by the human performances and minimalist plot

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1990s Broadway Musical Logos Madness! The Big 32 - Elton John 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…

Linked From www.jkstheatrescene.com at 11:36AM

Tony-Winning Theatre Designer Ming Cho Lee Dies at 90 by Andrew Gans

Mr. Lee received a 1983 Tony for Best Scenic Design for K2 and a Special Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2013.

Linked From Playbill at 11:36AM

Philadelphia Film Festival 2020: Chloé Zhao’s ‘Nomadland’ by Stephen Silver

‘Nomadland’ launched the 29th annual Philadelphia Film Festival's hybrid presentation, with a showing at the PFS Drive-in at the Navy Yard on October 23. Stephen Silver reviews.

Linked From Broad Street Review at 11:36AM

Voting Now Open for Top 5 of Next on Stage!

Voting is now open for round 4 of our singing competition, back again for its second season! Place your votes from now to October 28 (high school) and October 29 (college).

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:32AM

Dana Steingold Takes Over Our Instagram Today!

Beetlejuice star Dana Steingold is taking over our Instagram story today, October 26, to chat about phone banking for Broadway for Biden!

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:32AM

Lightning Rod Special presents SUPERHOST, a Halloween audio thriller by Smalley Bogg

Listening party on October 27th and available for streaming on Lightning Rod Special’s website starting October 28th

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Hear Laila Robins, Laila Robins, and Laila Robins Get Weird in Immersive Audio Production of Macbeth by Ryan McPhee

The surround-sound adaptation of the Shakespeare drama streams October 30–November 1 to benefit The Actors Fund.

Linked From Playbill at 11:22AM

Exclusive: LaChanze and Celia Rose Gooding Sing from ONCE ON THIS ISLAND as Part of The Seth Concert Series; Re-Airs Today at 3pm and Available On Dem

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

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:20AM

The strategist who could have put Hillary in power: Christopher Shinn on his play The Narcissist by Christopher Shinn

Continuing our Future Plays series, the writer introduces an extract from his unstaged script about a disillusioned ex-Clinton adviser navigating the slow-motion apocalypse of US politics Th…

Linked From The Guardian at 11:18AM

Hot Clip of the Day: "The Beauty, The Splendor, The Wonder" of Will Swenson & HAIR Broadway Revival Cast

Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee Will Swenson celebrates a birthday this Monday!

Linked From BroadwayBox at 11:16AM

For National Mule Day: Your Veterinary Guide to Francis, the Talking Mule by Trav S.D.

It’s National Mule Day (which falls annually on Tennessee Day — coincidence? I think not). My dad grew up on a Tennessee farm surrounded by mules, so I get to make that joke. At any rate…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 11:06AM

‘Fast-paced & powerful piece of theatre’: Call Me By My Name – Applecart Arts (Online review) by Luca Molinari

Nicole Botha’s new play Call Me By My Name is a fast-paced and powerful piece of theatre that definitely justifies the conversations that have been happening in the last few months

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Monday, October 26, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Theatrefolk Featured Play – Let Me In by Sholeh Wolpé by Lindsay Price

Welcome to our Featured Play Spotlight. Let Me In by Sholeh Wolpé is a must-read drama for high school and middle school students. Such important messaging and an incredible springboard fo…

Linked From Theatrefolk at 10:57AM

Theatrefolk Featured Play – Home of the Brave by Lee Cataluna by Lindsay Price

Welcome to our Featured Play Spotlight. Home of the Brave by Lee Cataluna is an excellent character-driven piece filled with incredible monologues and universal themes. The military has it…

Linked From Theatrefolk at 10:55AM

Who won at the 2020 Olivier Awards?

The full list of winners for this year's Olivier Awards has now been unveiled, with big winners of the night including actors and creatives from both new and old West End favourites alike, i…

Linked From London Theatre Direct at 10:45AM

7 Theatrical Treats to Watch This Halloween Week

Here are shows you should check out that will appeal to your sweet tooth.

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Olivier Awards 2020 Winners: Dear Evan Hansen, Sharon D. Clarke, Andrew Scott, Emilia and More

The full list of 2020 Olivier Awards winners has been revealed.

Linked From TheaterMania at 10:42AM

Ming Cho Lee, Groundbreaking Scenic Designer, Dies at 90

Lee won a Tony in the 1980s for the play K2.

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Act 2: N.J. theater revives coronavirus-interrupted world premiere on the web by Patrick O'shea

The world premiere production of the comic drama CONSCIENCE closed just days after its opening night at George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick. But no, it wasn’t a flop.

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VIDEO: Watch Laura Osnes, Isaac Mizrahi & More on Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party- Live at 8pm!

Join the party tonight (8pm) with special guests: Laura Osnes, Billy Stritch, Monica Mancini and Isaac Mizrahi.

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Jennifer Saunders comes to the Lyric Theatre London for one night only. by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo After a sell-out debut with Kathy Burke, the Lyric Theatre is announcing their second show An Evening with Jennifer Saunders. This post Jennifer Saunders comes to the Lyric T…

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H.B. Warner: Christmas, Easter and Passover by Trav S.D.

The earlier phase of the career of actor H.B. Warner (Henry Byron Lickfold, 1876-1958) is the more significant but it makes more sense for us to begin near the end, for his later parts are b…

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7 Broadway Halloween Costumes Perfect for Incorporating Face Masks by Logan Culwell-Block

With face masks and social distancing still in effect, Halloween 2020 is likely to be pretty unique, but these spooky theatrical costume ideas will have you ready to go.

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Monday, October 26, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Pan Asian Rep, Repertorio Español, More Join National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene for It Can’t Happen Here by Dan Meyer

The virtual production is presented in Yiddish, English, Spanish, Italian, Turkish, and Hebrew.

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Billie Eilish brings the pizzazz of the arena to her online gig

The star’s streamed show featured dramatic lighting and high-tech special effects

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, October 26, 2020 by Susan Grace

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Black British Theatre Awards 2020 – Full Winners List by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The 2020 Black British Theatre Awards were presented at a ceremony at London’s Young Vic and shown on Sky Arts. Full winners list This post Black British Theatre Awards 202…

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White Lie (2019 – dir. Yonah Lewis & Calvin Thomas): Philadelphia Film Festival review by Dan Scully

Ever meet one of those people who, no matter what the situation, cannot help but lie about even the tiniest things?

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Ma Rainey, The Prom Sneak Peeks. RIP Ming Cho Lee, Marge Champion, Edith O’Hara. #Stageworthy News of the Week by New York Theater

Week in Theater Videos: Trailers for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and The Prom. To Be Human from Hercules. I’m Losing You from Ain’t Too Proud. There will be no Village Halloween Parade ne…

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Children’s Theatre Company Launches Plays for New Audiences by American Theatre Editors

The rebranding of the business formerly called Plays for Young Audiences reflects CTC's multigenerational productions.

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To Be or Not to Be: Theatres Brace for Another Season of Uncertainty by American Theatre Editors

A survey of U.S. theatres finds them almost evenly divided on the prospects for closure or survival in 2021.

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Watch Six Star Adrianna Hicks Join Built for the Stage for Motivation Monday by Playbill Staff

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

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Watch Six Star Adrianna Hicks Join Built for the Stage for Motivation Monday October 26 by Playbill Staff

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

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Monday, October 26, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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The Met Explores Politics in Opera in Week 33 of Its Nightly Streaming Series by Ryan McPhee

The lineup leading up to Election Day includes Agrippina, Nixon in China, and Satyagraha.

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Acting For Others announced as a beneficiary from Sir Ian Mckellen’s Birthday Tour by Megan

Acting For Others is one of twelve new beneficiary charities from Sir Ian McKellen’s 80th birthday tour, with money raised from ticket proceeds. The post Acting For Others announced as a b…

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Sonny Nwachukwu: “My goal is to bring people with me” by Ayt Guest Writer

Guest critic Emily Rueggeberg speaks to Sonny Nwachukwu about staying creative from home and how his upcoming piece Junior — a choreopoem based on his experience being black, gay and disab…

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BWW Exclusive: Ann Harada, Telly Leung, James Monroe Iglehart & More Will Star in THE NICE LIST

This Christmas, Broadway artists are coming together virtually, with you, to prove we don't have to be together TO BE TOGETHER.

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VIDEO: Watch the Full 2020 Olivier Awards Ceremony, Featuring Performances from Sam Tutty, Miriam-Teak Lee, and Sharon D. Clarke!

The winners of the Olivier Awards 2020 with Mastercard were announced last night in a special ITV programme filmed at The London Palladium, and on Official London Theatre’s YouTube channel.

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Monday, October 26, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Playbill's Weekly Streaming Guide: What to Watch October 26–30 by Dan Meyer

The Sanderson Sisters return, Goodspeed Musicals hosts a gala, and more online offerings this week.

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Today on Broadway: Monday, October 26, 2020 by Matt Tamanini

Olivier Award Winners Announced, Marge Champion Dies at 101, Schreck & Byrne Discuss Their Streaming Shows “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the …

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E. Faye Butler speaks out on playing Fannie Lou Hamer right now by Sophia Howes

“Nobody’s free until everybody’s free.” —Fannie Lou Hamer Anyone who has ever seen E. Faye Butler perform knows that they are witnessing something truly extraordinary. A two-time …

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Farther along by Terry Teachout

It’s just short of seven months since the death of Hilary Teachout, my beloved wife. I was close to despair when I returned from her deathbed to my locked-down apartment, and though I thou…

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Just because: Jeri Southern sings Frank Loesser by Terry Teachout

Jeri Southern sings Frank Loesser’s “Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year”: (This is the latest in a series of arts- and history-related videos that appear in this space each Monday…

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‘I kinda thought, huh, this is a modern classic?’ – BETRAYAL – Theatre Royal Bath by Ian Foster

An hour plus of a straight white man justifying his affair or a modern classic? I go in for more Betrayal at the Theatre Royal Bath.

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Almanac: Shakespeare on grief by Terry Teachout

“Every one can master a grief but he that has it.” William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing Continue reading Almanac: Shakespeare on grief at About Last Night.

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Monday, October 26, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Sasha Regan’s All Male Pirates of Penzance hits the West End for one night lonly by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Sasha Regan's All-Male Pirates of Penzance is to swashbuckle into the Palace Theatre London for one night only Sunday 13 December. This post Sasha Regan’s All Male Pirates …

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Nine Lives, Bridge Theatre review - engaging if slim finale to ambitious solo season by Matt Wolf

Sparky solo play leaves you wanting yet more Call him Ishmael, and the Zimbabwe-born, UK-based writer Zodwa Nyoni has done just that. That's the name of the solo character in Nyoni's slight…

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Wake Up With BWW 10/26: Olivier Award Winners, and More!

Today's top stories: find out who took home 2020 Olivier Awards, watch the full Broadway Sings For Biden concert, and more!

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Monday, October 26, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Victorian State Schools Spectacular pivots and pirouettes into virtual TV format for 2020 by Gabi Bergman

The 2020 Victorian State Schools Spectacular was due to be performed twice on Saturday 12 September at John Cain Arena.

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Olivier Awards 2020 – Full Winners List by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Olivier Awards 2020 winners were announced in a ceremony hosted by Jason Manford. & Juliet and Dear Evan Hansen were the big winners. This post Olivier Awards 2020 …

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Monday, October 26, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Put that in your libretto and tweet it by Sarah Johnson

Brevity is the soul of wit. There’s good stuff in little bundles. Less is more.   We’ve heard all these and more,

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Sydney Theatre Company calls for entries to the 2020 Patrick White Playwrights Award and Fellowship

Sydney Theatre Company is inviting applications from Australia’s talented playwrights for the 2020 Patrick White Playwrights Award and expressions of interest for the Patrick White Playwri…

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Towards a Fat Theatre by Jeff Bouthiette

By Jeff Bouthiette. Jeff Bouthiette notes that the pandemic has provided an opportunity to reevaluate and rethink everything about the way theatre is created in America, argues that this wor…

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Monday, October 26, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Get ready to rock… OUT!

Celebrating a century of LGBTQ+ artists taking centre stage, Brisbane’s newest company, Altitude Theatre, present their first show, OUT! at the Brisbane Powerhouse this November. This hear…

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Harry Styles — ‘It’s about bringing more music to Manchester’

The One Direction band member and solo star on launching into his first substantial business venture

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Monday, October 26, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: On This Day, October 26- Happy Birthday, Anthony Rapp

On this day we celebrate the birthday of Broadway favorite, Anthony Rapp!

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Unfinished Business: The Art of Gordon Bennett

Honouring the art and legacy of one of Australia’s most influential contemporary artists, Unfinished Business: The Art of Gordon Bennett opens at Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern…

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Danny Boy — a closing-time classic with curious origins

A song that speaks of Ireland and absence has a fascinating heritage

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