Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Director Tyran Parke talks CHESS: THE MUSICAL by Gabi Bergman

Chess is the brainchild of ABBA stars Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, telling the story of two Grandmasters battling it

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Digital Storytelling Platform ALEXANDER Launches with All-Star Cast by Gabi Bergman

Alexander is the digital home of original non-fiction stories from around the world. Bringing together some of the world’s most

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Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Check Out Photos of Hamilton, Jagged Little Pill, and More at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade by Marc J. Franklin

The casts of several Broadway shows reunited to commemorate the holiday during the 94th annual celebration November 26.

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Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Rent review – touching New York tale … with very little touching by Kate Wyver

Available onlineLuke Sheppard’s smart production of the classic rock musical, slickly recorded at Hope Mill theatre, Manchester, makes the most of social distancing The stage is bustling w…

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Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Black Friday is a drag — and that's a good thing at lively CAM event by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Any silver and gold will be less about shopping and more about glittering creativity in a two-hour event filmed at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, where drag queens perform and vogue …

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Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

TV Review: Thanksgiving Pandemic Parade Reminds Of Happier Holidays Past And Yet To Come by Greg Evans

Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon opened today’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade with an energetic rendition of “Dancing In The Streets,” strutting like Jagger on the barricaded, crowd-f…

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Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

CONSTANT STANISLAVSKI (101) by Robert Shuman

[Our] conscious laws [of acting] exist for the purpose of awaking another and higher superconscious region of creativeness. This latter is outside of our comprehension, and we are helpless i…

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Theater: AIDS drama; Dad’s holiday improv by Artsatl Staff

Horizon Theatre premieres Love, M. in conjunction with World AIDS Day at 7... The post Theater: AIDS drama; Dad’s holiday improv appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Review: Eating Myself, Golden Goose Theatre by Nick Ferris

Review: Eating Myself, Golden Goose Theatre4.0Overall ScoreIt is an impossible question that billions of people will have pondered at some point in their lives, and it lies at the centre of …

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Giving Thanks: Steven Pasquale and Phillipa Soo on the 'Power of the Hamilton Experience' by Caitlin Moynihan recently presented the Arthur Miller Foundation Honors, the annual event that shines a spotlight on the importance of arts education in the public school system. Hosted by Broad…

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The Australian Shakespeare Company’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream returns to Melbourne by Sean McLoughlin

An Australian Shakespeare Company classic and the jewel in the Shakespeare comedy crown, A Midsummer Night’s Dream is returning to

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Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

For 100 points, who can spell Michelle Pfeiffer? Bameshow, the chaotic panel show parody by Jamal Khadar

Comics of colour are hitting back at tokenism, stereotyping and people mispronouncing their names, with a mould-breaking new show. We meet the team behind it Leila Navabi has always loved ga…

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5 Things to Do This Weekend

Our critics and writers have selected noteworthy cultural events to experience virtually.

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Thursday, November 26, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)

TikTok and Evening Standard launch £120,000 fund for future theatre talent by Louis Chilton

Scheme is in partnership with the National Youth Theatre

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Studio’s new audio play is an anthem for a world on the brink by John Stoltenberg

As the world collectively plans to close the door (and maybe throw away the key?) on 2020, Studio Theatre offers a reflection on this complicated, unexpected, and consequential moment in h…

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Giving Thanks: Our 10 Favorite Broadway Show-Stoppers by Matthew Wexler

It's with gratitude for artists of days gone by and those who will soon return to the stage that we share our favorite show-stoppers in musical theater history. The post Giving Thanks: Our 1…

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Thanksgiving Even in These Pandemic Times by Broadwayandme

Let’s be honest: it’s been a tough year.  For the world. For the nation. For the theater community. And yet, there are still things for us theater lovers to be grateful for, be it the p…

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QUIZ: Which Broadway Character Are You Based on Your Thanksgiving Opinions?

What's on your table for Turkey Day?

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Feingold on Old Movies for Theater Lovers: Val Lewton’s ‘Cat People’ (1942) & ‘The Curse of the Cat People’ (1944) by Michael Feingold

Producer Val Lewton's two "Cat People" movies, from World War II, are like nothing you've ever seen. The post Feingold on Old Movies for Theater Lovers: Val Lewton’s ‘Cat People’ (1942…

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Take an Exclusive Look Inside Jagged Little Pill's Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Performance With Antonio Cipriano by Marc J. Franklin

The Jagged Little Pill star gave Playbill a behind-the-scenes look at his experience reuniting with Broadway castmates for the 94th annual celebration.

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Take an Exclusive Look Inside Mean Girls’ Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Performance With Reneé Rapp by Marc J. Franklin

The Mean Girls star gave Playbill a behind-the-scenes look at her experience reuniting with her Broadway castmates for the 94th annual celebration.

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Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Video: MEAN GIRLS Perform 'Someone Gets Hurt' at the Parade

The cast of MEAN GIRLS performed 'Someone Gets Hurt,' (led by Renee Rapp)!

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Desperately Seeking The Wishbone This Thanksgiving by Joe Patti

I saw a social media post this week that said something to the effect of: “Let’s admit that back in 2015 we all failed to correctly answer the question, ‘Where do you see yourself in f…

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Video: MEAN GIRLS Performers 'Someone Gets Hurt at the Parade'

The cast of MEAN GIRLS performed 'Someone Gets Hurt,' (led by Renee Rapp)!

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Art Heals by The Kennedy Center

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My Official 2020 Broadway Holiday Gift Guide for TheaterMakers and TheaterFans alike!

Usually, I publish my holiday gift guide on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. But since you probably have a little more time on your hands this Turkey Day, I thought you might want t…

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Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Seeking shelter in stormy times

The pandemic has highlighted the importance of outdoor areas where people can gather with protection from the elements

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Lockdown Tiers – What they mean to theatres around the UK by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The new lockdown tier system to take effect after the current lockdown ends on the 2 December was announced today for England only. This post Lockdown Tiers – What they mea…

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Spotify seeks to woo music labels with promo model

Streaming service offers promotion in return for reduced royalty payments

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Haunting Julia review – a dad, an ex and a psychic go looking for 'Little Miss Mozart' by Arifa Akbar

Available onlineAlan Ayckbourn plays a man looking for answers about the death of his musical prodigy daughter in an audio version of his 1994 work that keeps us guessing till the end When A…

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Video: HAMILTON Performs 'The Schuyler Sisters' at the Thanksgiving Day Parade

The cast of HAMILTON performed 'The Schuyler Sisters' on the Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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Seven Deadly Sins Is Return To Live Theater In Miami by Bill Hirschman

Nine months into the country’s battle against COVID-19, Miami New Drama and its boundlessly imaginative artistic director, Michel Hausmann, have figured out a way to turn vice into virtue,…

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Our Readers Share Which Broadway Performances They're Thankful For!

We asked, you answered! Check out which Broadway performances have our readers giving thanks.

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Love London Love Culture’s Theatre Picks for December by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture offers a guide to some of the shows set to open in London next month.

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Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Unruly Hearts, Unite! Watch The Prom's Dazzling New Trailer by Caitlin Moynihan

It's time to dance because The Prom just released a new trailer prior to its Netflix release on December 11. The star-studded cast features Meryl Streep as Dee Dee Allen, James Corden as Bar…

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See Broadway Favorites Have a Zoom-Style Thanksgiving Celebration by

Thanksgiving may look a little different this year, but that doesn't mean you still can't celebrate with loved ones! See how some Broadway characters are being safe and eating their feasts …

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New Solas Nua interim executive director arrives from Ireland by News Desk

Solas Nua, the DC-based contemporary Irish arts organization, has appointed Miranda Driscoll its interim executive director. Having served for five years as director/CEO of Sirius Arts Centr…

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Watch Broadway at Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade 2020 by New York Theater

Watch the 94th annual Macys Thanksgiving Day Parada, which is different from the 93 preceding it: It’s an event produced exclusively for at home viewing, without the millions of spectators…

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Seattle street named for Black theater pioneer by Nina Shapiro

Douglas Q. Barnett turned his theater, founded in 1969, into a nationally-known showcase for Black writers, actors and dancers.

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Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Watch the New Trailer for Netflix's The Prom Movie by Dan Meyer

The film adaptation of the musical stars Jo Ellen Pellman, Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, James Corden, Andrew Rannells, Kerry Washington, Ariana DeBose, and more.

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VIDEO: Watch the All-New, Full-Length Trailer for Netflix's THE PROM!

Two Thanksgivings ago, the Broadway cast of the The Prom made history at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with the first televised LGBTQ+ kiss. This Thanksgiving, The Prom is giving us eve…

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Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, November 26- with Josh Groban and More!

Today (November 26) in live streaming: The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Josh Groban in concert, and so much more!

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Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

London Theatres can open after Tier 2 is confirmed

The UK government have begun announcing the tier system today and London has been confirmed as Tier 2. This confirms that December shows can go ahead including the reopening of West End favo…

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Blessings in disguise by Terry Teachout

Not long after Hilary died, an old friend of mine who is also a psychiatrist said something that stayed with me: “You should try to reach a point where you can see your marriage to her as …

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Paola Prestini on musical collaboration in isolation

Ahead of the premiere of her new work Con Alma, the composer talks about the joy of exploring and combining styles

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Glimmers of Light: The Theatre Moments That Gave Us Comfort Amid Chaos by Ryan McPhee

A surprise Sondheim performance. A face-off with love. A whole lot of streaming events. Here's what brought us joy in a rough 2020.

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Almanac: Samuel Beckett on how not to live by Terry Teachout

“VLADIMIR: Astride of a grave and a difficult birth. Down in the hole, lingeringly, the grave digger puts on the forceps. We have time to grow old. The air is full of our cries. (He listen…

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Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)

A statement on today’s Government announcement by Kitty Underwood

The Government has announced this morning the areas that will be in Covid restriction Tiers 1, 2 and 3. Under current regulations, theatres in Tiers 1 and 2 can remain open with social dista…

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Minnie Driver, Imelda Staunton and Giles Terera to star in Looking A Lot Like Christmas by Kitty Underwood

The Donmar Warehouse announces today that it will present a special concert online to mark the festive season. Looking A Lot Like Christmas will be performed in the beautiful setting The Ac…

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Full casting has been announced for A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol, a staged musical concert, is coming to the West End’s Dominion Theatre this festive season, opening on 7 December 2020. The new production has previously announced Bria…

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‘Should be given a listen by anyone & everyone’: PLAY INSIDE – OTHER MOTHERS (Online review) ★★★★ by Luca Molinari

Play Inside is an experimental podcast that brings its first series, Other Mothers, to our homes. With a diverse range of writers and actors from disabled, queer and ethnic minority backgrou…

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Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Missing ‘The Nutcracker’? How to Get Your Holiday Fix at Home by The New York Times

Many seasonal mainstays have been reimagined for online viewing this year. Here are some of our favorites, from “A Christmas Carol” to Handel’s “Messiah.”

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Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 4am (Broadway Time)

On the Couch with Rachel Healy

Who is Rachel Healy? Joint Artistic Director of the Adelaide Festival, long-term arts manager, producer and cultural policy wonk. Mum to Vincent, Frank and Miriam. Winner of Adelaide Festiva…

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Victorian Opera reveals 2021 Season

Victorian Opera returns to the stage in 2021 celebrating local talent and Australian opera. Among its ten productions, Victorian Opera presents the long-awaited revival of Richard Meale’s …

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Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 3am (Broadway Time)

This Lockdown, England’s Theaters Know What to Do Online by Matt Wolf

The first coronavirus shutdown caught playhouses unawares, but they learned lessons that stood them in good stead when the shutters came down again.

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Stars align to celebrate the Spirit of Christmas 2020 at QPAC

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) has announced its annual Spirit of Christmas concerts will proceed in 2020 with three concerts featuring a specially adapted program of songs and mu…

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Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Melbourne Fringe: #txtshow (on the internet)

Unlike much of Melbourne Fringe 2020, actor Brian Feldman’s monologue #txtshow (on the internet) is live – delivered from Washington D.C. via Zoom. This quirky show has the audience anon…

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Call Answered: John Yap: Jay Records, Producer, Anyone Can Whistle by Adam Rothenberg

John Yap is the founder of Jay Records. He has dedicated his life to preserving musicals for generations to come. Some of his masterworks include My Fair Lady, West Side Story, The King And …

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Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Smash-hit musical ONCE to tour Australia in 2021

Darlinghurst Theatre Company has announced that it has been awarded $605,562 through the Australian Government’s Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund for a 21-week tour of …

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And the 2020 ARIA Awards go to…

The 2020 ARIA Awards in partnership with YouTube Music, held at The Star Event Centre, Sydney and broadcast nationally on the Nine Network, hosted by 12 x ARIA Award winner Delta Goodrem, ha…

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Thursday, November 26, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Smash hit musical ONCE announces Australian tour in 2021 by Sean McLoughlin

Darlinghurst Theatre Company is thrilled to announce that it has been awarded $605,562 through the Australian Government’s Restart Investment to

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Thanksgiving Address by President-elect Joe Biden: We’re at war with a virus, not with each other by New York Theater

Below are the transcript and video of President-elect Joe Biden’s Thanksgiving address, in which he says COVID-19 “has brought us pain and loss and frustration, and it has cost so many …

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Tokyo’s top destinations for vintage clothing and antiques

The Japanese capital is a treasure trove where you can find everything from classics by high-end designers to exquisite 1920s furniture (via kimono belts)

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All eyes on the global south

Reinventing the online wheel; Picasso case goes ahead despite controversy; report finds that gender bias worsens during Covid-19

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Catch Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell Duet on ABC's The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration November 26 by Andrew Gans

Derek Hough, Julianne Hough, and Trevor Jackson host the evening, looking back at favorite performances over the past five years.

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Josh Groban Offers Live Streamed Harmony Concert November 26 by Andrew Gans

The performance from The Great Comet Tony nominee features songs from his new album.

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Stars in the House Offers a Thanksgiving Celebration November 26 by Andrew Gans

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

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Tune Into the 2020 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Featuring Casts of 4 Broadway Shows, November 26 by Playbill Staff

Broadway's Jagged Little Pill, Hamilton, Ain't Too Proud, and Mean Girls offer pre-taped performances in the annual event, with a 2020 twist.

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