Friday, November 20, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Perspectives on the Internationalization of Theatre: An Interview with Thomas Irmer by Ivanka Apostolova Baskar

Thomas Irmer is a scholar, dramaturg, and critic regularly contributing to Theater der Zeit, Theater Heute, and Shakespeare (Norway). He has also worked for various international festivals, …

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Australians invited to share their favourite Sydney Opera House memories

The Sydney Opera House is inviting people to share their favourite moments at the iconic venue, with a selection to be projected on to the sails in early 2021, as part of a new campaign, Whe…

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Friday, November 20, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Theater Markers Summit 2020 Offers Investigation & Inspiration Amid Uncertainty by Cindy Sibilsky

Over a weekend and one bonus day, 103 theater professionals from Broadway, the USA, and worldwide assembled virtually for the most well-attended Theater Makers Summit in the event’s histor…

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Backing Creative Workers in Victorian Schools

The Victorian Government is providing a major boost for workers in the creative industries by funding jobs for artists, designers, musicians, filmmakers and writers in government schools acr…

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CONSTANT STANISLAVSKI (100) by Robert Shuman

It is only through a strongly developed outer and inner technique that one can reach . . . the complete concentration of one’s inner life on the stage, the ability to fire one’s passions…

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Performance Pugilism in the Pandemic – The Social Distance Showdown by Meron Langsner

The first Social Distance Showdown International Virtual Stage Combat Workshop took place on May 16-17 2020, several months into the Covid-19 Pandemic.  The second, SDS 2.0, was held on Oct…

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Art & Culture in the Gulf

Gulf states aim to deploy their heritage and culture to diversify their economies. What is on offer and will the tourists come? Meet emerging new artists, and find out how a deal with Israe…

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UAE becomes an incubator to help careers of local emerging artists

How are young, homegrown talents making a name for themselves and who are they?

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Iranians escape harsh Covid realities by streaming real-life dramas about power

World-renowned movie industry takes a back seat during the pandemic

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Boosting Gulf’s economy leads to building more art districts, not museums

Plans to encourage creation of art and to support local artistic talent aim to reduce region’s dependence on oil

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Friday, November 20, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

The Wharf Revue: Good Night and Good Luck

Closing out an epic 20-year run, outlasting six prime ministers and countless political gaffes, Riverside Theatres will present the premiere of Sydney Theatre Company’s The Wharf Revue: Go…

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Friday, November 20, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
Friday, November 20, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)


Celebrating the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery’s 50th anniversary MPRG: FIFTY highlights the development and growth of this significant collection. Founded in 1969 by Alan McCullo…

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Review: Bill Irwin On Beckett In Screen, a performance Beckett would have applauded by Lorraine Treanor

“Existentialism; that word puts us to sleep,” master clown Bill Irwin was saying on my computer screen, “even though true questions of existence…keep us awake at night.” The word …

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Friday, November 20, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

On Beckett Review and Pics: Bill Irwin Explains and Performs The Difficult Irish Writer by New York Theater

“Existentialism; that word puts us to sleep,” master clown Bill Irwin was saying on my computer screen, “even though true questions of existence…keep us awake at night.” The word …

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Livestreaming a Conversation: The Business of the Jamaican Stage (Jambiz and Whirlwind Entertainment)

By . Akiba Abaka Arts presents the conversation The Business of the Jamaican Stage (Jambiz and Whirlwind Entertainment) as a part of the 10 Weeks in Jamaica series livestreaming on the globa…

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Odds & Ends: Jeremy Pope, Joe Mantello & More Make Out100 List by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. 2020 Out100 List Includes Broadway Stars Out Magazine has announced the lineup of influencers listed among its 2020 Out100.…

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Lament for Sheku Bayoh review – a stark critique of Scotland's self-image by Mark Fisher

Available onlineHannah Lavery’s play about the death of a man in police custody in 2015 is both impassioned and poetic ‘It’s not Black Lives Matter,” says one of the characters in Ha…

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Friday, November 20, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Broadway Cares to Stream ‘Home for the Holidays’ by Matthew Wexler

A stellar lineup of theater favorites will show there’s no place like Broadway for the holidays for a special streaming concert on Dec. 15. The post Broadway Cares to Stream ‘Home for th…

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VIDEO: Watch Luba Mason Takeover Our Instagram!

Luba Mason took over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story on Friday, November 20. Missed all the fun? No worries! Watch the story highlights!

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Friday, November 20, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Broadway in Limbo by Barry Gordin

Tonys Delayed and Shows Reschedule By: David Sheward November 20, 2020: The lights on Broadway will remain dim for even longer due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Last month, th…

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In the News: Olivier Winner Sam Tutty, Six Stars, and More Will Be Part of West End Acoustic Concert, Tina Fallon Departs Dramatists Guild, More by Andrew Gans

Plus, watch Syndee Winters and Carmen Ruby Floyd in the inspirational new music video, "When Broadway Is Back."

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Playbill Playlist: Thanksgiving Edition by Ruthie Fierberg

Whether cooking the big meal in the kitchen or needing some post-dinner musical stylings, this playlist hits the spot.

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Review: The Crown Season 4 at by Elyse Sommer

Princess Diana and Margaret Thatcher bring new problems to the decade-spanning Queen Elizabeth's saga . . .

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VIDEO: Joe Iconis Joins in on the RATATOUILLE Musical Trend on TikTok!

Broadway composer Joe Iconis is joining in on the popular TikTok trend of Ratatouille the Musical.

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Friday, November 20, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Voting Now Open For The 2020 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards

Voting is now open for the BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards - which are back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! Our local editors have set the catego…

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Ethan Hawke, John Leguizamo, Brandon Victor Dixon & More Set for New Group Off Stage Projects by Lindsey Sullivan

An exciting roster of stars have been tapped for the New Group's upcoming slate of project for its Off Stage initiative. Different media will be used for these theatrical pieces, which wil…

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Watch the Sultry Music Video for 'Go Slow' from Laura Benanti's New Album by Lindsey Sullivan

Laura Benanti's self-titled album, which was released on October 23, is full of reimagined standards like "Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk," "What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?", "The B…

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Dolly Parton, Christine Baranski, Jenifer Lewis & More on Creating Movie Musical Christmas on the Square by

Christmas on the Square stars Dolly Parton, Christine Baranski, Jenifer Lewis and Jeanine Mason talk about bringing the new movie musical to life. Plus, director/choreographer Debbie Allen s…

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Kirstin Maldonado Joins Deborah Cox and Norm Lewis in Chicago's Children of Eden by Caitlin Moynihan

Pentatonix's Kirstin Maldonado is set to join Deborah Cox and Norm Lewis in Stephen Schwartz and John Caird's Children of Eden. The musical, which was originally announced to play in Chic…

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Nikki M. James, Andy Karl and More to Take Part in LOVE & SOUTHERN D!SCOMFORT Virtual EP Release Party

Patton Daye Slater Productions announced today the virtual release party for the Love & Southern D!scomfort EP (LASD). On Saturday, November 28, 2020, at 8:00 pm, Brenda Braxton (Smokey …

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Tony Winner André De Shields Will Host Remember the Ribbon: A Tribute to World AIDS Day by Dan Meyer

The Gilead concert event streams on Playbill December 1 at 8 PM ET.

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VIDEO: Adam Pascal Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!

Tune in right here as he chats with the incomparable Adam Pascal. Adam will soon join Seth Rudetsky for two very special concerts on Sunday, November 22 (8pm) and Monday, November 23 (3pm).

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Friday, November 20, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Review: Open Chat Windows and Closed Cases in ‘Citizen Detective’ by Alexis Soloski

With its latest show, the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles has cornered the American market on long-running, agreeable online theater.

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Ethan Hawke, John Leguizamo, Brandon Victor Dixon & More Featured in The New Group Off Stage's Upcoming Programming

The New Group in association with John Ridley's Nō Studios are joining forces through The New Group Off Stage division, and have announced an upcoming slate of projects. The New Group Off S…

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Netflix's The Prom Releases Song From Upcoming Album

Hear Meryl Streep, Ariana DeBose, and more singing "Wear Your Crown."

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During a pandemic, the medical profession turns to Greek tragedy — to heal by Peter Marks

Theater of War’s project for front-line medical workers provides a poignant place to gather.

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Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre won't return to theater for 2020-21 season, explores more outdoor options by Sara Bauknecht / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

This latest round of changes will impact planned performances of “Cinderella,” “Here + Now,” “Modern Masters” and “Alice in Wonderland.”

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Second Actors’ Equity Diversity Report Shows ‘Incremental’ Shifts by American Theatre Editors

The actors' and stage manager's union intends to begin publishing a diversity report annually.

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Florida Georgia Line Sets Country Musical Movie

Country duo Florida Georgia Line, made up of Tyler Hubbard and BK Kelley, will produce and create original music for an upcoming musical film with Monarch Media.

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In ‘Blindness’ at STC, the audience is live, with not an actor in sight by News Desk

The immersive sound installation Blindness, originally produced to great acclaim at London’s Donmar Warehouse, makes its U.S. premiere at Shakespeare Theatre Company December 8, 2020. For …

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Friday, November 20, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Virtual Production of Atlantic Theater Company's She Persisted, The Musical Now Available for Streaming by Logan Culwell-Block

Based on Chelsea Clinton's best-selling book, this family musical was part of the Off-Broadway theatre company's Atlantic for Kids series earlier this year.

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NBC is starting the new year on a high note with the launch of the new Robert Carlock and Tina Fey-created and produced comedy 'Mr. Mayor,' the time period premiere of new medical series 'Nu…

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VIDEO: Watch WICKED Cast Members Jon Robert Hall & Tiffany Rae Malari Get Engaged in 'On the Way' Proposal Music Video

On November 7, 2020, Jon Robert Hall proposed to Tiffany Rae Malari. The song, 'On the Way' is inspired by Hall and Mallari's relationship. 'If you listen to the lyric, I talk about the rene…

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Brandon Victor Dixon, Chloë Sevigny, Donja R. Love, More Tapped to Present New Digital Works at The New Group by Dan Meyer

Edie Falco, Ethan Hawke, John Leguizamo, and more will be featured in the diverse array of digital works.

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VIDEO: Lauren Patten Covers 'God is a Woman'

Lauren Patten recently performed a live-streamed concert from Rockwood Music Hall back in September, and will be presenting another performance this Sunday, 11/22. She will be performing liv…

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Cast Set for Miami New Drama's Socially Distanced Seven Deadly Sins by Logan Culwell-Block

The site-specific event features works by Dael Orlandersmith, Hilary Bettis, Nlio Cruz, and more.

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Theater to See This Weekend Nov 20-22: Luis Alfaro, Adrienne Kennedy Festivals. Starry Chekhov. Clownish Beckett. by New York Theater

There are many terrific-sounding shows opening this weekend, listed in my day-by-day monthly calendar  but the seven plays below are treats for serious theater lovers — which is not to sa…

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Spotlight On...Grace McLean by Michael Block

Name: Grace McLean Hometown: Costa Mesa, CA Education: I went to the Orange County High School of the Arts, and got my BFA in Drama and Art History from NYU. Favorite Credits: Natasha, Pierr…

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Friday, November 20, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)


Tony Award-nominated Tina Fey (“Mean Girls”) is set to host “One Night Only: The Best of Broadway,” an unforgettable night of music celebrating the incredible and resilient Broadway …

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Fox Theatre postpones shows, announces return of 'Hamilton' by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Its next Broadway season is expected to start in late summer or early fall of 2021.

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Billboards aren't just for ads: St. Louis artists go big with public project by Jane Henderson | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Luminary and STLMade collaborate with local creators to share 'good news' art project.

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Anything Goes starring Megan Mullally and Robert Lindsay to open at Barbican in 2021 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Megan Mullally and Robert Lindsay are to star in a major revival of the classic musical Anything Goes at Barbican Centre from 8 May 2021. This post Anything Goes starring Meg…

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Writer in St. Louis receives $30,000 Warhol grant by Jane Henderson Post-Dispatch Book Editor

Jessica Baran of St. Louis has received an Andy Warhol Foundation grant of $30,000 for her short-form writing.

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Color and Light by Joe Beumer

Understanding building blocks of lighting design The post Color and Light appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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NEWS: Matthew Horne & Emily Atack join the cast of The Understudy at the Palace Theatre by Press Releases

Matthew Horne, Emily Atack, Adelayo Adedayo, Lucy Briggs-Owen and Jake Ferretti have joined the cast of an exclusive semi-staged rehearsed reading of The Understudy at London’s Palace…

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THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Original Cast Recording Out Today on CD Online and in Stores

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, the new musical based on the DreamWorks Animation film, has announced that Ghostlight Records has released its original cast recording on CD online and in stores today,…

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Seth Rudetsky and Michael Park Join Paige Davis and Patrick Page for BROADWAY BEE

Broadway and TV's Michael Park (Dear Evan Hansen and Stranger Things/Dash and Lily) and SiriusXM host Seth Rudetsky have joined The Fifth Annual Broadway Bee, Thursday, December 10, 2020 at …

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REVIEW ROUNDUP: MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM on Netflix, Starring Viola Davis & Chadwick Boseman

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom is coming! Netflix will release the film adaptation of August Wilson's play on December 18th. Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman star.

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10th Anniversary Re-Release of THE TRUMPET OF THE SWAN Featuring John Lithgow, Kathy Bates & More Out Now

PS CLASSICS has announced a 10th Anniversary re-release of The Trumpet of the Swan, the extraordinary collaboration between Marsha Norman, Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright (T…

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'It's time for white women to listen': writers V and Aja Monet on what will replace The Vagina Monologues by Arifa Akbar

The playwright and activist formerly known as Eve Ensler changed the world with The Vagina Monologues. Her next project hopes to be just as empowering – but this time she’s listening to,…

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Review: We Missed You,Voila! Festival by The Cockpit by Shirley Both

Review: We Missed You,Voila! Festival by The Cockpit4.0Overall ScoreReader Rating 0 VotesWe Missed You is the title of Julia Masli, Viggo Venn and Valeria Burmistrova’s online performance …

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Review: Inscribed, New Vic Theatre and Hoard: Rediscovered by Liam Offord

Review: Inscribed, New Vic Theatre and Hoard: Rediscovered 4.0Overall Score Reader Rating 0 Votes Of the Hoard: Rediscovered plays that I’ve seen, Inscribed may be the boldest, and most co…

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VIDEO: Quentin Garzón and Thom Sesma Sing 'Butter Outta Cream'

Quentin Garzón has released a new video, featuring himself and Thom Sesma performing 'Butter Outta Cream' from Catch Me If You Can, with music by Marc Shaiman and lyrics by Marc Shaiman &am…

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Jeffrey Omura Presents Kick-Off Event Announcing Candidacy for City Council, Featuring Judy Kuhn

Jeffrey Omura has announced his candidacy for New York City Council District 6 (Upper West Side, Lincoln Square, Clinton). He will be presenting a kick-off event Featuring a performance by …

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Facetime Interview: Actress Kimberly Faye Greenberg & the Legendary Fanny Brice by Adam Rothenberg

69 Years after her death, Fanny Brice has answered my call to bare it all on my podcast, Baring It All with Call Me Adam. Additionally, the “Go-To Fanny Girl," Kimberly Faye Greenberg has …

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The Valhalla Murders, BBC4 — hypnotic shots and tinkling dread

A wry and warm detective keeps the chilblains at bay in this frosty Icelandic thriller about a serial killer

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The Mystery of DB Cooper revisits the hijacker who vanished

This thrilling BBC4 documentary examines one of the most puzzling episodes in aviation history

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Friday, November 20, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Belushi — dark and heartwarming portrait of a comedy star

RJ Cutler’s programme on Sky Documentaries offers another tragic reminder of the cost of fame

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Kirstin Maldonado Will Join Norm Lewis and Deborah Cox in Chicago Children of Eden by Andrew Gans

The Stephen Schwartz-John Caird musical is aiming for an August 2021 opening at the Arcada Theatre.

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Laura Benanti Sings a Smoldering Number, "Go Slow," From Her New Album

Benanti's self-titled debut album is now available from Sony Records.

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VIDEO: Peppermint Releases 'But...I Survived' in Recognition of 2020 National Transgender Day of Remembrance

Peppermint has released a video today entitled 'But...I Survived' in recognition of the 2020 National Transgender Day of Remembrance, Friday, November 20, 2020.  

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Jeremy Pope, Cody Renard Richard, Joe Mantello and More Make 2020 Out100 List

Out Magazine has released its annual Out100 list, 'recognizing members of the LGBTQ+ community for their groundbreaking, ripple-inducing, and culture-shifting impact around the world.' Among…

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Hear a New Song from The Prom Movie; Cast Album Release Date Set by Lindsey Sullivan

It will be time to dance on December 4! Just one week ahead of Netflix's premiere of Ryan Murphy's screen adaptation of The Prom on December 11, the date marks the release of the film's c…

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'Tis the season for solo pantos: Cinderella and co are going it alone by Kate Wyver

From Polly Lister playing a dozen characters in Scarborough’s Snow Queen to Tom Binns’s solitary Buttons, one is fun for 2020’s pantomimes ‘The length of each act should be the lengt…

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Megan Mullally to Headline London Revival of Anything Goes Next Year by Lindsey Sullivan

Anything Goes is set to make a return to the London stage in the spring of 2021 at the Barbican Theatre. Will & Grace Emmy winner and Broadway alum Megan Mullally will make her West End …

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Review: Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Is Chadwick Boseman's Last — and Most Important — Film

Boseman goes head-to-head with Viola Davis in George C. Wolfe's screen version of August Wilson's great play.

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Actors’ Equity, SAG-AFTRA Settle Dispute Over Filmed Theatre by American Theatre Editors

The guidelines, established to last the duration of the pandemic, were unanimously agreed upon.

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Review: Play Inside: Other Mothers, Splash and Ripple by Anna Perry

Review: Play Inside: Other Mothers, Splash and Ripple 4.0Overall Score Reader Rating 0 Votes A new and lively family moved into my building recently. When they’re not making me jump or gru…

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Review: Shaken, The Actor’s Centre by George Collins

Review: Shaken, The Actor's Centre3.0Overall ScoreReader Rating 0 VotesShaken drags you through the spectacle of a post-earthquake Puebla. We are met with the most phenomenal set – even mo…

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Online This Week: From Hong Kong to Paris to East L.A. by American Theatre Editors

This week's virtual offerings will take you places, from the worlds of hip-hop and RPG games to the circus.

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8 Videos That Make Us Excited for Luba Mason's Virtual Concert!

There's no doubt Luba Mason can put on an excellent performance! Check out some of her past gigs before her concert tonight at 9pm ET!

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Friday, November 20, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Watch: Peppermint Marks National Transgender Day of Remembrance With Music Video by Logan Culwell-Block

"But...I Survived" also features Mila Jam and Deja Smith plus behind-the-scenes work from Josh Drake and John Alix.

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Listen Now: New Track “Wear Your Crown” from The Prom Released by Broadway Direct

Listen to this new girl-power anthem featuring vocals by Meryl Streep, Ariana DeBose, Jo Ellen Pellman, Kerry Washington, and Nicole Kidman. The Prom, is set to be released for streaming on…

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Stars in the House Welcomes Beetlejuice's Alex Brightman, Kerry Butler, Rob McClure, Leslie Kritzer, More November 20 by Andrew Gans

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

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VIDEO: Laura Benanti Reveals Music Video for 'Go Slow'

Tony® Award-winning actress, singer, author and activist LAURA BENANTI today shares her sultry new music video for the track “Go Slow,” featuring guitarist Pasquale Grasso.

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Save 50% on your at home interval drinks with Virgin Wines by Megan

A fab offer for your sofa interval drinks plus for every order Virgin Wines will donate £10 to SOLT/UKT to support theatres. The post Save 50% on your at home interval drinks with Virgin W…

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Dolly Parton, the country singer trying to cure the world’s ills

Warm-hearted chanteuse is one of the few subjects that Americans can still agree on

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Listen to the New Girl Power Anthem for The Prom Movie, ‘Wear Your Crown’ by Dan Meyer

The upbeat track features Meryl Streep rapping along with vocals by Nicole Kidman, Kerry Washington, Ariana DeBose, and Jo Ellen Pellman.

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Weekly Roundup: Our Top Ten Theater TikToks of the Week - Andrew Lloyd Webber, The RATATOUILLE Musical & More

To all theater people out there who have suddenly found themselves spending endless amounts of time scrolling through TikTok... you are not alone! If you are a fellow theater nerd looking fo…

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GRACE NOTES: Friday, November 20, 2020 by Susan Grace

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’An unalloyed pleasure’: MARRY ME A LITTLE – Barn Theatre, Cirencester (Online review) by Ian Foster

Rob Houchen and Celinde Schoenmaker star in a beautifully sung, beautifully filmed digital version of Sondheim’s revue Marry Me A Little for the Barn Theatre.

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Friday, November 20, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Actors' Equity and SAG-AFTRA Reach Agreement on Streamed Theatre by Dan Meyer

Equity will have jurisdiction over theatrical streaming productions through December 2021.

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Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, November 20- with Adam Pascal, Eva Noblezada and More!

Today (November 20) in live streaming: Adam Pascal visits Backstage Live, Beetlejuice reunites on Stars in the House, and so much more!

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Fran and Barry Weissler Are Selling Their $13.2 Million Estate

Broadway producers Fran and Barry Weissler are selling their $13.2 million estate in Waccabuc, NY.

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Luba Mason Takes Over Our Instagram Today!

In celebration of her concert premiering tonight, Triangles, Luba Mason will be taking over our Instagram today! Follow along with us on BroadwayWorld's Instagram.

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Mitch Douglas, Longtime ICM Literary Agent, Dies at 78 by Mike Barnes

Mitch Douglas, a literary agent represented the likes of Tennessee Williams, Graham Greene, Arthur Miller, Lanford Wilson and Howard Koch, has died. Douglas died Nov. 5 of metastatic brain c…

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RENT Movie Adaptation Celebrates 15th Anniversary Nov. 23

It’s been seven million, eight hundred eighty-four thousand minutes (and many seasons of love) since RENT was released in theaters 15 years ago! 

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Former ICM Literary Agent Mitch Douglas Dies at 78 by

Calvin Mitchell (Mitch) Douglas passed from metastatic brain cancer on November 5th, 2020 at Calvary Hospital, Bronx, NY. He was 78 years old. In addition to Broadway and West End efforts, …

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Review: Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square Is a Gingerbread Hallucination for the Whole Family

Christine Baranski plays the Grinch to one middle-American Whoville.

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Megan Mullally and Robert Lindsay to Star in London Revival of Anything Goes by Andrew Gans

Kathleen Marshall will direct and choreograph the production, aiming to open in May 2021 at the Barbican.

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THE PROM Soundtrack Will Be Released on December 4

The soundtrack for the upcoming film adaptation of The Prom will be released digitally on December 4! The physical version of the album will be released shortly after, on December 18. 

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Many arts groups pivoted to virtual galas this year to raise funds. How did that work out? by Moira Macdonald

Many nonprofit arts organizations, which depend on annual fundraising galas to draw big donations, instead hosted virtual galas this year. But can entirely virtual events generate the kind o…

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Friday, November 20, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)

NEWS: Will & Grace’s Megan Mullally will make her West End musical debut in Anything Goes opposite Robert Lindsay by Press Releases

Emmy & SAG Award winner Megan Mullally (Will & Grace) will make her West End musical debut as Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes opposite Tony, Olivier & BAFTA Award winner Robert Lin…

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Broadway's Alex Weisman Undergoes Surgery After Being Punched in a Subway Station

Broadway actor Alex Weisman was injured after being punched by a man in a Manhattan subway station. Weisman had to undergo laser eye surgery after being hit in the face at the 103rd Street …

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Tim Minchin review – bittersweet musings from comedy's Mr Marmite by Brian Logan

Live stream from Sydney, available onlineIf the performer gets in the way of himself and his impressive lyrical skills, the best of him still shines through in a fine set Reactions to Tim Mi…

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Philip Voss obituary by Michael Coveney

Compelling actor whose versatile career encompassed Doctor Who, James Bond and the RSC The commanding actor Philip Voss, who has died of cancer and complications from Covid-19 aged 84, was r…

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Tobias Cornwell: “You can still put on theatre — you just need to think outside the box” by Samuel Nicholls

Back in February, Samuel Nicholls spoke to Tobias Cornwell, artistic director of GOOMS, about standing out in an already oversaturated fringe theatre scene. Now, ten months and one pandemic …

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Grace Darmond: What Every Woman Wants by Trav S.D.

Today Grace Darmond is better known for her private life than for the 67 films she made between 1914 and 1927. Born Grace Marie Glionna (1893-1963), she was the lover of Jean Acker (wife of …

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Reeling Off the Rocking Roles of Rockin’ Rod La Rocque by Trav S.D.

With a name like Rod La Rocque (1898-1969), I reckon it’s impossible not to be a movie star! Half French-Canadian, half Irish, La Rocque (his real name) grew up in Chicago, where he took j…

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Bill Irwin Translates Beckett for Quarantined Audiences in an Online Solo Show by David Cote

Surrounded by few set pieces and zany couture, Irwin draws on decades of performance genius to present his memoir-ish review 'On Beckett,' transformed for the streaming age.

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The Playbill Weekend Streaming Guide: What to Watch November 20–22 by Dan Meyer

Mary Testa and Wesley Taylor star in a world premiere, Between the World and Me debuts on HBO Max, and more.

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Friday, November 20, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask Respond to HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Casting Controversy, Saying Anyone Should Be Allowed to Play the Role

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the Sydney season of Hedwig and the Angry Inch has been postponed following controversy surrounding the casting of Hugh Sheridan in the lead role. Now,…

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Today on Broadway: Friday, November 20, 2020 by Ashley Steves

Equity and SAG Come To An Agreement At Last, Equity Releases Its Second-Ever Diversity And Inclusion Report, Kathleen Marshall Re-Ups “Anything Goes” In London “Today on Broadway” is…

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Donate to the Theatre Artists Fund by Kitty Underwood

The Theatre Artists Fund needs your help. The coronavirus pandemic has left many theatre professionals in need of urgent and critical financial support. The post Donate to the Theatre Artist…

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Kirstin Maldonado Joins Broadway-Aimed CHILDREN OF EDEN

GRAMMY Award winning artist of Pentatonix and Broadway star, Kirstin Maldonado, will be joining the much anticipated Children of Eden production, scheduled to open in Chicago in the summer …

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ArtsBeat TV/Radio 11/20/20 by Mark G. Auerbach

NewArtsBeat tTV/RadioMarkGionfriddo previews Jazz Ensembles of Mount Holyoke College’s “HotJazz For A Cold Night” and The Mahaiwe’s Janis Martinson and GabeNapoleon talk aboutGreat B…

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VIDEO: Meryl Streep Raps in 'Wear Your Crown' From THE PROM

The original song 'Wear Your Crown' from the upcoming film adaptation of The Prom has been released!

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Scrutinizing the inscrutable by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal I review the Irish Rep’s webcast revival of Bill Irwin’s On Beckett/In Screen. Here’s an excerpt. *  *  * It’s a puzzle to me why we have yet to…

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Replay: Ella Fitzgerald appears on The Dinah Shore Chevy Show by Terry Teachout

Ella Fitzgerald appears as a guest on The Dinah Shore Chevy Show. This episode was originally telecast by NBC on March 8, 1959: (This is the latest in a series of arts- and history-related …

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Best books of 2020: Poetry

Maria Crawford selects her must-read titles

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Almanac: Hugh MacLennan on marital love by Terry Teachout

“I don’t know how a man can describe his wife to somebody else unless he dislikes her—there is nothing like dislike to make a character appear vivid—but the very things in a woman th…

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Friday, November 20, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)

How an architect reinvented a ‘white box’ in a Modernist high-rise

Ben Allen has created warmth and homeliness in his flat in London’s Keeling House

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‘There is love up here on the screen & it shows’: UTE LEMPER – RENDEZVOUS WITH MARLENE (Online review) by Louise Penn

More of a dramatic piece than a concert, Ute Lemper (once described as “the new Marlene”) brings back the memory of the progressive woman, “Hollywood icon, chanteuse, soldier”, throu…

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Snapshot: ‘Tek Hod’ by David Ellison

A photo series that vividly illustrates mastery of the moves involved in Cumberland and Westmorland wrestling

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Friday, November 20, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)


Our critic looks back on 32 years with a publication he was with from its very first issue, in 1988.

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Nominations open for Hearts for the Arts Awards 2021 by Kitty Underwood

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Hearts for the Arts Awards, celebrating local authority and cultural trust arts champions and creative community projects. The post Nominations open for…

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Upcycled and uplifting furnishings to update your home

These reupholstered and rejigged items add decorative zing

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How the Memphis movement made kitsch cool

The Italian design group may have been ‘an exuberant cocktail of bad taste’, but its influence lives on

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Anything Goes returns to the West End with Megan Mullally and Robert Lindsay by Kitty Underwood

One of the all-time greatest musicals ANYTHING GOES is making a welcome return to the London stage in spring and summer 2021 for a strictly limited 15 week engagement at the Barbican Theatre…

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Wake Up With BWW 11/20: Sneak Peek at Eva Noblezada's Birdland Concert, and More!

Today's top stories: get a sneak peek at Eva Noblezada's Radio Free Birdland concert, Laura Osnes & Santino Fontana perform a Cinderella/Allegro mashup, and more!

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On the Couch with Leslie Bell

Who is Leslie Bell? Leslie Bell is a mother to 3 beautiful children. I am a lover of dance since I can remember, an artist, and an optimist. I love all dogs (but especially my two Rhodesian …

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Friday, November 20, 2020 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Melbourne Fringe: Karen From Finance is Out Of Office LIVE

It’s all very well being a dedicated career woman like Karen from Finance, but you can only accumulate so much leave before the boss insists you take it. So, what happens if you don’t ha…

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La Boite raises the curtain on a season like no other

La Boite returns to entertain, engage and excite audiences in 2021 with provocative and diverse new works, a fresh season framework and a new membership model. A reinvigorated La Boite will …

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Anything Goes to open at The Barbican in London this May

Get a kick out of this, landlubbers! Cole Porter and P. G. Wodehouse's beloved musical classic Anything Goes has officially set sail across the Atlantic and will arrive in London's West End …

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Friday, November 20, 2020 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Interview: Disabled Artists Reinterpreting the Wellcome Collection by Natasha Sutton Williams

From ancient tattooed skin to dental mouth gags, Unlimited’s latest collaboration with the Wellcome Collection sees Unlimited artists excavating themes of Work and Beauty through medical a…

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Sydney Dance Company returns to the stage with New Breed

Continuing their collective commitment to emerging choreographers, Sydney Dance Company, in partnership with Carriageworks and The Balnaves Foundation, are returning to the stage this Novemb…

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Friday, November 20, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)

It’s time to celebrate the return of Musical Theatre to Australia

Performances begin next Tuesday for the high-flying, death-defying hit Broadway musical PIPPIN – the first large scale musical theatre production to open in Australia since COVID-19 led to…

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Friday, November 20, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)

$60 million in RISE grants to restart arts and entertainment activity around Australia

In a major boost to the recovery and sustainability of the arts sector, the Federal Government has announced that $60 million in grants will begin to flow immediately under the Restart Inves…

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Friday, November 20, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Flashback Friday: Bryan Cranston Punches a Wall During His Worst Audition Ever

If the range of an actor is determined by the kinds of parts they play, Bryan Cranston is one of the best.

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Greece lures international producers in push to become film and TV hub

€75m programme offers a mix of cash and tax incentives to film, TV and games producers

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A London theatre’s fresh-air vision spells hope for the future

The east London Arcola theatre is constructing a new outdoor space for Covid — and beyond

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The hit machine has to learn from history

The value of music catalogues and book backlists is overtaking an obsession with new bestsellers

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James Wines: ‘Why can’t the sculpture be the architecture?’

The designer talks about his roots as a sculptor, making fun of boring buildings and proving the naysayers wrong

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Go Down the Virtual Rabbit Hole in Interactive Saving Wonderland November 20 by Dan Meyer

Playbill Social Selects and Seize the Show bring you a family-friendly immersive theatre production.

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If The Fates Allow: A Hadestown Holiday Album Drops November 20 by Dan Meyer

Jewelle Blackman, Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer, and Kay Trinidad are joined on the LP by cast members from the Tony-winning musical.

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Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn Airs on PBS November 20 by Dan Meyer

The musical stars Bryce Pinkham, Megan Lawrence, Corbin Bleu, and more.

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