Friday, January 15, 2021 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Intriguing and Peculiar Immersive Theater with Grounded Aerial’s “The Insectinside” by Megan McCormick

An intriguing, quirky, movement and aerial experience, The Insectinside performed by the company of Grounded Aerial with music by Medeski Martin & Wood is a lockdown show to watch.  Fil…

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Monday, 1/25 @ 8:00 pm Cabaret Performance: Connecting to Your Lyric by Cabaret Hotspot!

Cabaret Performance: Connecting to your Lyric  Begins Mon, Jan 25, 8-9:15 pm ET, $200: register here: https://www.92y.org/class/cabaret-performance This 8-week class will help performers o…

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Tuesday, 2/2-25 Cabaret History & Great Performance Returns! by Cabaret Hotspot!

Cabaret History and Great Performances Tuesdays, 6:00-7:00 pm ET, February 2nd-25th $120 – Register here: https://www.92y.org/class/cabaret-history-and-great-performances In four sessions,…

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'SNL' And 'Second City' Announce Scholarships For Diverse, Emerging Comic Talent by Elizabeth Blair

A new scholarship sponsored by SNL covers the costs of training at Second City for comedians starting out in their careers.

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Wendell Pierce On Parenting, The Pandemic And Reckoning With The Past by Tonya Mosley

Pierce stars alongside Charlie Robinson in a new online production of Some Old Black Man. It's "the classic confrontation of father and son," says Pierce.

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Friday, January 15, 2021 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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The Museum of Jewish Heritage by Barry Gordin

Virtual tribute from The Museum of Jewish Heritage commemorates International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 76th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. January 15, 2020: The Mus…

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Philip J. Smith, Chairman Emeritus of the Shubert Organization, Dies at 89 by Broadway.com

Philip J. Smith, an executive of the Shubert Organization, who ascended to its most powerful position after over 50 years at the company, died on January 15 in New York City. According to hi…

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The Apologists

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Coming Soon...NYPhil+ by New York Philharmonic

Coming soon. Stream new and historic performances by New York’s orchestra. Sign up to be one of the first to enjoy NYPhil+ at http://www.nyphil.org/nyphilplus For more information visit…

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Friday, January 15, 2021 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Only With You - Nine (2003 Broadway Revival) - CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade [27-Sep-2003] by Broadway Television Archive

John Stamos, joined by Mary Stuart Masterson, Rebecca Luker and Sara Gettelfinger, perform "Only With You" (Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston) from the 2003 Broadway Revival of NINE on CBS's …

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RIP Phil Smith, 89, Longtime Head of the Shubert Organization, a Broadway Star in His Own Right by Roger Friedman

Phil Smith, the long time head of the Shubert Organization, and a Broadway star in his own right, has died at age

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Friday, January 15, 2021 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Extras: SIX INCREDIBLE MUSICALS YOU MUST WATCH IN YOUR LIFETIME by Aveline Macquoid

6 INCREDIBLE MUSICALS YOU MUST WATCH IN YOUR LIFETIME Unlike Disney musicals watched by millions of kids and die-hard Disney fans, standard, non-animated musicals find it harder to attain ma…

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BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Bully for Emma, she's going to mash Matilda! 

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Emma Thompson has signed up to play Miss Trunchbull, the horrible headmistress who bullies a schoolgirl with magical powers, in a new film version of Matilda.

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Kate Winslet denies love scene with Saoirse Ronan in new movie is 'controversial'

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Kate Winslet said there was still a double standard when it came to describing intimacy on screen between same-sex as opposed to heterosexual lovers.

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Review: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra gets experimental, with mixed results by Jordan Owen

It’s commendable that the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra seeks to showcase the new... The post Review: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra gets experimental, with mixed results appeared first on ARTS A…

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Governor Cuomo Wants the Arts to Return to NYC, But is Anyone Listening? by Matthew Wexler

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo hopes rapid COVID-19 testing may be the short-term solution to reignite public gatherings, but Broadway will still be in the dark. The post Governor Cuomo Want…

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Block Talk Ep. 242- Pietra Parker by Michael Block

  The lovely Pietra Parker joins me on the latest episode of Block Talk!  Learn more about Pietra at pietraparker.com! Listen to the podcast on Apple Podcasts and more! 

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Unlocking The Technology Of Relationships by Artsjournal

What does it look like when a small-scale, long-term community effort in Detroit is connected to a small-scale, long-term community effort in Seattle or Dallas? What is there to learn and ex…

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Friday, January 15, 2021 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Livestreaming a Performance: Downtown Variety: Take 17

By . La MaMa and CultureHub present Downtown Variety: Take 17 livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 22 January 2020 at 4 p.m.

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Lessons From 40 Years Performing Online by Artsjournal

“Everything about the experience of using a computer is still flat, everything uses these windows, but then we also have high-speed processes that allow for these windows to actually be fu…

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Friday, January 15, 2021 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Adrienne Kennedy festival: He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box, Ohio State Murders, Sleep Deprivation Chamber, Etta and Ella by New York Theater

“Etta and Ella on the Upper West Side,” a world premiere play about the deadly rivalry of two sisters, written by the 89-year-old playwright Adrienne Kennedy, begins the same way as the …

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In the News: Camille A. Brown and Lin-Manuel Miranda Receive Special Honors, More by Talaura Harms

Plus: Watch J.W.'s Inspirational Singers cover of Cynthia Erivo's Oscar-nominated "Stand Up."

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Odds & Ends: Lin-Manuel Miranda Honored By Hollywood Critics Association & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Lin-Manuel Miranda Named Honoree of the Hollywood Critics Association Tony-winning Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda will…

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Friday, January 15, 2021 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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#ConcertsForKids: Sarah Jones by Lincoln Center

"In a way, we need Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. now as much as we ever have." With both humor and insight, Tony Award-winner Sarah Jones brings her diverse range of characters to a special #C…

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Myths and Hymns Chapter 1, Flight: Adam Guettel and Friends Soar by Steven Suskin

★★★★★ The astonishing song cycle from the “The Light in the Piazza” composer is reconceived for streaming, with exciting results The post Myths and Hymns Chapter 1, Flight: Ad…

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VIDEO: It's Game Night with Andrea Martin on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) for Game Night!  Plus join in the fun for Andrea Martin's birthday!

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BWW Album Review: Alex Boniello's Debut EP 'Hi' is the Brave Companion So Many of Us Are Seeking

Broadway favorite, Alex Boniello, most recently seen on stage in the Tony Award-winning Dear Evan Hansen, just released his debut EP, titled “Hi,” written during his last few months of t…

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A ‘Marvel Universe’ for Musicals? Meet the Makers of Averno by Elisabeth Vincentelli

The shows have not been staged, but three concept albums are at the center of a sprawling fictional world created largely by teenagers.

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Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Offers Hope and Gratitude with New Video by Caitlin Moynihan

In the 10 months since Broadway went dark due to the COVID-19 pandemic, theatermakers have found new ways to bring the magic of Broadway into our homes. In this just-released video, Broadwa…

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Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal: January 16, 2020 by Broadway.com

Catch up with Broadway power couple Orfeh and Andy Karl, hear from The Prom and The Boys in the Band star Andrew Rannells, learn about Laura Benanti's Homeschool Musical and more.

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ArtsBeat TV/Radio 1/15/21 by Mark G Auerbach

ArtsBeat TV/Radio 1/15/21. Michael McKiernan of TheaterWorks Hartford talks about their season, and Diane Pearlman talks about the Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative.

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LET’S PLAY ‘BEAT THE BARD’ (28) by Robert Shuman

Can you beat the Bard? Questions by Joyce E. Henry, Ph.D.  All rights reserved.

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Friday, January 15, 2021 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Artists Rep Names Kisha Jarrett Managing Director by American Theatre Editors

Jarrett's promotion coincides with additional leadership title changes in anticipation of new executive director J.S. May's 2023 retirement.

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Philip J. Smith, a Power on Broadway, Is Dead at 89 by Robert D. McFadden

As head of the Shubert Organization, he was one of New York City’s most influential real estate and cultural entrepreneurs.

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Philip J. Smith Dies: Former Longtime Chairman Of Broadway’s Shubert Organization Was 89 by Greg Evans

Philip J. Smith, who as the longtime chairman of Broadway’s Shubert Organization was one of the most influential and powerful forces in American theater, died today in New York City of com…

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When Yiddish-Speaking Puppets Roamed The World by Artsjournal1

Puppetry had never been part of the Yiddish theater tradition, but in 1920s America, they were all the rage. So in 1925-26, a pair of writers created a Purim shpiel (the Jewish equivalent of…

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Friday, January 15, 2021 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Philip J. Smith, former chair and co-CEO of the Shubert Organization, dies at age 89 by Caitlin Huston

Philip J. Smith, chairman emeritus of the Shubert Organization, passed away Friday at the age of 89. Smith died from complications due to COVID-19, his daughters Linda Phillips and Jennifer …

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Lineup Set for Free Broadway’s Black Voices of the Future Concert by Andrew Gans

The work of up-and-coming Black composers and lyricists will be presented virtually January 25.

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Philip J. Smith, Former Chair and Co-CEO of The Shubert Organization, Dies at 89 by Robert Simonson

Mr. Smith announced his retirement in June 2020, following a 63-year career in the theatre industry.

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Philip J. Smith, Chairman Emeritus of the Shubert Organization, Dies at 89

Smith passed from Covid-19 complications.

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Emma Thompson Will Play Mrs. Trunchbull in Movie “Matilda,” Even Though Men Have Always Played the Role on Stage by Roger Friedman

Harvey Fierstein, stand down. Emma Thompson has been cast as evil Mrs. Trunchbull, the deliciously malicious central antagonist in the movie version

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Post-pandemic, will we see triage for the arts? by Kerry Reid

Brian Loevner thinks arts organizations should consider new ways to survive—and close. This is the first of two columns that will examine the ideas of "cultura…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emerald Fennell, and Emile Mosseri To Be Honored at the 4th Annual HCA Awards

The Hollywood Critics Association (HCA) has revealed three additional recipients who will receive honorary awards at the 4th Annual HCA Awards Ceremony. The event will stream virtually on Fr…

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How Paris Theatres Keep Putting On Plays While The Pandemic Has Stopped Public Performances by Artsjournal1

Shows were running in the French capital for a few months last year, before a big new wave of COVID infections led to a new lockdown and a crop of new productions were going to waste. But no…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 01:01PM
Friday, January 15, 2021 at noon (Broadway Time)
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SOLT and UKT help facilitate new mass testing for theatre workers by Kitty Underwood

SOLT and UKT will be helping to facilitate new tests across the theatre industry and to develop safe practices for using this scheme across the UK. The post SOLT and UKT help facilitate new …

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Lee Breuer, Theatrical Cubist and Idea Faucet by American Theatre Editors

The co-founder of Mabou Mines never rested on his laurels but kept driving his work forward, on stages large and especially small.

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Lee Breuer and the Company He Kept by American Theatre Editors

He had a lifelong, almost monk-like devotion to his muses, which included the people he worked with.

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The Drinking Gourd to Fill Up With New Plays by Black Authors by American Theatre Editors

True Colors and the Hansberry Project have created a new commissioning program to address the dearth of Black work on American stages.

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New Victory Announces 2020-21 LabWorks Artists by American Theatre Editors

NicHi douglas, ChelseaDee Harrison, Nambi E. Kelley, and Christopher Rudd will enter into a second year in the program.

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Poster Art Revealed for South Korean Production of BEETLEJUICE

The poster art for the South Korean production of Beetlejuice has been revealed! The first Korean production of Beetlejuice, performed in the Korean language, will come to Seoul, South Korea…

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Emma Thompson to Play Miss Trunchbull in Matilda Movie Musical; Alisha Weir Takes Title Role by Lindsey Sullivan

Oscar winner Emma Thompson has been tapped to play baddie headmistress Miss Trunchbull in Netflix's Matilda movie musical. Alisha Weir is set to play the title role. Thompson has won Acad…

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Find Out How Theater Couple Orfeh & Andy Karl Stay Creative on Broadway Profiles by Lindsey Sullivan

The latest episode of Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal features an interview with Broadway couple Orfeh and Andy Karl. The pair has been using the extra time at home during the pandemic…

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Ali Stroker, Jack Antonoff, Dionne Warwick, Darlene Love and More to Take Part in BergenPAC'S OUR HOME, YOUR HOME

Bergen Performing Arts Center Annual Gala and premiere fundraising event is more critical this year than ever. It is nearly a year since their stage went dark due to the pandemic. This one …

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London Theatre News Today: Friday 15 January by Kitty Underwood

A round up of all the online theatre shows, theatreland updates and stagey tidbits from the last 24 hours - stay up-to-date with our Theatre Round Up The post London Theatre News Today: Frid…

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VIDEO: Joaquina Kalukango Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!

Watch as he chats with 2020 Tony nominee (for Slave Play) Joaquina Kalukango, who stars in Regina King and Kemp Powers' One Night in Miami. The film is available to stream on Prime Video s…

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Musicals: The Greatest Show programme to be broadcast by BBC Radio 2 and BBC One

The BBC has announced a major series of shows across television and radio to honour musical theatre. Sheridan Smith (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat) will lead the event entitle…

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Friday, January 15, 2021 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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‘Tiny Pretty Things’ Falls for Big Ugly Ballet Stereotypes by Gia Kourlas

Why is it so hard to show the dance world as it is? This Netflix series about students at a ballet school is yet another cartoonish depiction.

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Regina King on 'One Night in Miami' and Her Art by Salamishah Tillet

The actress-turned-director of “One Night in Miami” explains why she sees the fact-based drama about a meeting of four icons as a companion piece to “Watchmen.”

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Theatre Review: ‘Mothers and Sons’ at MetroStage by Mary Ann Johnson

“Mothers and Sons” is being produced in memory of Terrence McNally by MetroStage, the Board of Trustees, and Carolyn Griffin, who is the producing artistic director. A study in how quick…

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Flashback Friday: Betty White and Carol Channing Sing "Bosom Buddies"

Celebrate White's 99th birthday this weekend with this delightful video.

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Phindie editor Christopher Munden goes Into the Absurd by Smalley Bogg

IRC producing artistic director Tina Brock interviews Christopher Munden about Kensington Soccer Club, Chosen by Committee, his work as a theater critic and editor, and his hungry cat Walter…

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Kurt Weill Foundation Announces Annual Rebecca Luker Award by American Theatre Editors

The award will be given to a finalist in the Lotte Lenya Competition.

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MARY POPPINS RETURNS is Now Streaming on Disney Plus

When and where can you find Mary Poppins Returns streaming? We have your answer here!

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Shame: Drunk Tank Pink — more introspective but animated

The London band’s second album combines themes of burnout and ennui with fast rhythms

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‘Consistently delivers’: THIS EVIL THING (Online review) by John Chapman

Michael Mears’ committed and well thought out piece This Evil Thing about a tricky subject is dealt with empathetically and entertainingly.

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Friday, January 15, 2021 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Jessica Vosk Brings All New Show To THE SETH CONCERT SERIES January 24

Jessica Vosk is the latest Broadway star to join The Seth Concert Series!

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Nick Jonas in talks to star in Jersey Boys musical as Frankie Valli

It has been announced that Jonas Brothers member and pop soloist sensation Nick Jonas is in talks to take on the role of Frankie Valli in the West End revival of Jersey Boys. The smash-hit m…

Linked From London Theatre Direct at 10:30AM

VIDEO: Skylar Astin & Kelly Clarkson Agree 'A Moment Like This' Is Difficult To Sing

Skylar Astin has covered quite a few Kelly Clarkson songs during his TV and film career! He sang 'A Moment Like This' on 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist' and 'Since U Been Gone' on 'Pitch Per…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:19AM

One Night in Miami (dir. Regina King): Film review by Dan Scully

A fictionalized meeting of Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali, Jim Brown, and Sam Cooke, adapted from the play by the same name. The post One Night in Miami (dir. Regina King): Film review appeared fir…

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Arranging a Still Life Picture with Barbara Ellmann by Lincoln Center

Make a still life picture with Barbara by arranging objects from around your home. For more Pop-Up Classroom, and other #LincolnCenterAtHome programming, check out LincolnCenter.org.

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Why Trump has made Shakespeare matter more than ever in DC by Sophia Howes

There is something inherently Shakespearean about DC. It’s easy to picture Lincoln wandering the corridors of the White House reciting his favorite passages. In his journal, John Adams onc…

Linked From DC Metro Theater Arts at 10:11AM

Stars in the House Celebrates Andrea Martin's Birthday With a Game Night January 15 by Andrew Gans

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

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Daniel Knox: Won’t You Take Me With You — richly conceived and dramatic

The Chicagoan’s latest album sounds like a phantasmagoric score for nocturnal city strolls

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Friday, January 15, 2021 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Bridgerton Musical Created by TikTok User Abigail Barlow

Let's face it, this was sort of inevitable – but the results are pretty great.

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VIDEO: Jane Levy Talks ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS

Jane Levy discusses working on Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist with no prior musical theater experience and shares her thoughts on Leslie Jones' vlogs reacting to the show.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:48AM

Lena Horne biographical timeline

The post Lena Horne biographical timeline appeared first on American Masters.

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Diahann Carroll talks race and makeup while filming “Julia”

Carroll tells the story of when she spoke up in an early makeup session for the TV show “Julia.” The post Diahann Carroll talks race and makeup while filming “Julia” appeared first o…

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Twyla Tharp documentary

Stick Figure Entertainment to Produce Documentary on Legendary Choreographer Twyla Tharp for American Masters on PBS NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 8, 2020 – Stick Figure Entertainment, in associa…

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RSVP today! Film writers for ‘Cherry,’ ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,’ ‘One Night in Miami,’ ‘Sound of Metal’ join Gold Derby’s Meet t by Chris Beachum

Five acclaimed film writers will reveal details behind their projects when they join Gold Derby’s special “Meet the Experts” Q&A event with key 2021 guild and Oscar contenders this…

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Lucas Hedges is worthy of more awards buzz for ‘Let Them All Talk’ by Christopher Rosen

Few actors have shown such awards promise in recent years as Lucas Hedges. Since 2014, the 24-year-old star has appeared in four Best Picture nominees (“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” “Man…

Linked From Gold Derby at 09:43AM

Bruce Springsteen, Foo Fighters, John Legend and More to Appear at Biden Inauguration by Jem Aswad

Bruce Springsteen, the Foo Fighters, John Legend, Eva Longoria and and Kerry Washington will be among the celebrities at Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20. The Foo Fighters, Legend and S…

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Dolly Parton statue proposed for Tennessee Capitol building by Jack Hobbs

She’d be there for much longer than 9 to 5. Tennessee state Rep. John Mark Windle proposed Wednesday that a statue of the pioneering country artist and Tennessee native Dolly Parton be ere…

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GRACE NOTES: Friday, January 15, 2021 by Susan Grace

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VIDEO: Cristin Milioti Shares Her Björk Impression on THE TONIGHT SHOW

Cristin Milioti talks about her recent cover of Bon Iver's '715 Creeks,' working at Hershey Park when she was 18 and starring opposite Andy Samberg in the film Palm Springs.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:30AM

Musings on Molière by Trav S.D.

The Father of Modern Comedy, Molière (Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, 1622-1673) was baptized of a January 15, though probably born a day or more earlier. His professional name is likely derived fr…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 09:24AM

The Expansive Ida Williams by Trav S.D.

Today we doff our top hat to circus “fat lady” Ida Williams, born Columbus Ohio, circa 1860s. Ida’s maximum weight was in the neighborhood of 566 lbs. She is known to have performed fr…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 09:24AM

Josh Groban Announces 'Harmony Deluxe' Out February 26th

Global superstar Josh Groban announces Harmony Deluxe, out February 26th, 2021 via Reprise Records. The brand new deluxe edition is an expansion of his ninth studio album, Harmony, wh…

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Emma Thompson confirmed to play Miss Trunchbull in Matilda musical film

Emma Thompson (Nanny McPhee, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban) has been confirmed to take on the role of the iconic school headmaster, Miss Trunchbull, from the Matilda musical and R…

Linked From London Theatre Direct at 09:20AM

Emma Thompson to Play Trunchbull in Matilda Movie Musical; Newcomer Alisha Weir Lands Title Role by Ryan McPhee

Lashana Lynch will play Miss Honey in the Netflix adaptation.

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TIM RICE: ‘EVITA WAS A BONKERS IDEA’ by Robert Shuman

(Rob Walker’s article appeared in the Guardian, 1/14; Photo: Dynamic duo … Tim Rice, right, and Andrew Lloyd Webber in 1970. Photograph: Hulton Deutsch/Corbis via Getty Images.) As the …

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Ken Lee obituary by Paul Willetts

My friend Ken Lee, who has died aged 85 from heart failure and leukemia, enjoyed a successful and immensely productive career as a painter, theatre designer, playwright and art school teache…

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Marisha Wallace: I had to wean myself off the adrenaline of performance by Interview By Chris Wiegand

The stage star recovered from Covid to create an album of hope. She talks role models, belonging and theatre’s time of change Your new album, Tomorrow, features original songs, musical-th…

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Silenced: The Hidden History of Disabled Britain explores the roots of ableism

A powerful BBC2 documentary traces disability discrimination from the Industrial Revolution to the present day

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What is the Healthy Washington COVID-19 reopening plan and how does it work? by Ryan Blethen and Yasmeen Wafai

Why is Washington state now broken up into regions for the state's reopening plan? We answer that and more in this week's FAQ Friday about Healthy Washington — Roadmap to Recovery.

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Friday, January 15, 2021 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Emma Thompson to Play Miss Trunchbull in Matilda Musical Movie

Thompson has joined the cast of the upcoming Netflix film.

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The Playbill Weekend Streaming Guide: What to Watch January 15-18 by Talaura Harms

BAM's salute to MLK, a Blue Ridge reunion reading, and the launch of Freestyle Love Supreme Academy.

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NewYorkRep’s anti-racism short-play festival ‘CivilWrights’ debuts this Sunday by Deb Miller

To honor Martin Luther King Day, NewYorkRep, in association with Tony-nominated producer Rashad V. Chambers and Five Ohm Productions, is responding to the national crisis of systemic racism …

Linked From DC Metro Theater Arts at 08:15AM

DVR Alert: Hollywood Bowl Concert Series Kicks Off Tonight With MUSICALS AND MOVIES, With Audra McDonald, Kristin Chenoweth, and Sutton Foster

As BroadwayWorld previously reported a new weekly concert series, IN CONCERT AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL, will air on PBS. The series kicks off today with the first concert, Musicals and Mov…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:14AM

Broadway Games: Broadway Math by JK

It's Friday, and you know that means it's Broadway Game Day! This week, let's do a little math... Broadway Games: Broadway Math 1. Street number where you meet those dancin' feet MINUS t…

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Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, January 15- with Adam Pascal, Marin Ireland​ and More!

Today (January 15) in live streaming: Adam Pascal in concert, Blue Ridge ​by Abby Rosebrock, and more!

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:01AM

’An intriguing piece of work’: ALIVE – [email protected] – Season 2 (Online review) by Louise Penn

Alive feels a very sensitive exploration of close companionship despite clear differences, and the discussion around “letting go” were starkly presented, slickly directed by Penny Cole.

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Track-by-Track Breakdown: Grace McLean Goes In The Green by Grace McLean

The Great Comet star gives us the inside scoop on the inspiration and artistry that went into the medieval musical as the cast recording gets a physical release from Ghostlight Records.

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Friday, January 15, 2021 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Today on Broadway: Friday, January 15, 2021 by Matt Tamanini

Thompson to Star in “Matilda” Movie, Be An #ArtsHero Send Letters to Biden/Harris, Matt Geeks Out over ABC Soaps Concert “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcas…

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Michael Apted, film director, 1941-2021

Celebrated director of the ‘Up’ TV documentary series, who eschewed fancy tricks to focus on drama of people’s lives

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Associate Director Daniel Goldstein chats COME FROM AWAY by Gabi Bergman

They are here, at the start of 2021! After a premature closure due to the COVID pandemic, Come From Away

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Secret Theatre Projects present REDEMPTION ROOM: a world premiere immersive, online thriller experience! by Gabi Bergman

“You will be judge and executioner, but when an evil virus infiltrates the proceedings, how far will you go?” Redemption

Linked From AussieTheatre at 07:22AM

The pandemic process by Terry Teachout

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

Linked From ArtsJournal at 07:03AM

Classics for free by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal drama column, I review two theatrical webcasts drawn from important New York productions of the past by the Hunter Theater Project and Shakespeare in the Par…

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Replay: Laurence Olivier in Uncle Vanya by Terry Teachout

A scene from the 1963 film of Chekhov’s “Uncle Vanya,” directed by Laurence Olivier and starring Olivier, Rosemary Harris, and Michael Redgrave: (This is the latest in a series of art…

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Taiwan’s stunning new arts centre springs back to life

The National Kaohsiung Center’s live concert season can bring a new focus to classical and opera in east Asia, says conductor Chien Wen-Pin

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CMU alum Leslie Odom Jr. channels Sam Cooke in 'One Night in Miami' by Joshua Axelrod / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The “Hamilton” star is currently the GoldDerby favorite to be nominated for a best supporting actor Oscar.

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Almanac: Chekhov on friendship between men and women by Terry Teachout

“A woman can be a man’s friend only in this sequence: first an acquaintance, then a mistress, and after that a friend.” Anton Chekhov, Uncle Vanya Continue reading Almanac: Chekhov on…

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Nip mud in the bud: the best boot-room accessories

Clever tidying tactics for when you return from a walk

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The home in 50 objects #26: the Ercol chair

It emerged from a time of constrained construction into an era of simpler and lighter Modernist design

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An Actor’s Guide To Commercial Gigs by Emma Bentley

If you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a patreon with every penny going towards keeping paying AYT going and paying our very talented team of young creatives. For mo…

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ITV’s Finding Alice sets family drama in a hazardous smart house

Keeley Hawes stars alongside Joanna Lumley and Nigel Havers as a widow whose move to a dream home becomes a nightmare

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Urban Village: Udondolo — a love song to Soweto

The South African four-piece pays homage to the music of their hometown in a debut album

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In cinema’s good books: the man who curates the shelves in films from Disney to Bond

Stephen Foster also has advice for Zoom users who want to improve the look of their on-screen libraries

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Emma Thompson, Lashana Lynch Join ‘Matilda’ Musical by Pat Saperstein

Emma Thompson, Lashana Lynch and Alisha Weir will join Netflix’s musical adaptation of the beloved children’s story “Matilda,” directed by Matthew Warchus. Thompson will play Miss Tr…

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Peter Mark Richman, Actor in ‘Beverly Hills 90210,’ ‘Three’s Company,’ Dies at 93 by Pat Saperstein

Peter Mark Richman, who made numerous film and TV appearances including recurring roles in “Beverly Hills 90210” and “Three’s Company,” and toplined the early 1960s series “Cain…

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Bill Clinton, Clive Davis, Leslie Odom Jr. Join Benefit for Legendary Jazz Club Birdland (EXCLUSIVE) by Eli Countryman

Fundraising efforts to save iconic New York jazz club Birdland will culminate in a free streaming concert on Jan. 24. The lineup for the event includes former President Bill Clinton, Clive D…

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Bob Iger and Willow Bay Donating $5 Million to Hard-Hit Los Angeles Businesses by Pat Saperstein

Bob Iger and Willow Bay will be donating $5 million to small businesses throughout Los Angeles that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, mayor Eric Garcetti announced Thursday. “We…

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Peter Mark Richman, actor in ‘Three’s Company,’ dead at 93 by Nadine Deninno

Peter Mark Richman, star of numerous Broadway shows, films and TV shows including "Three’s Company" and "Dynasty," died Thursday of natural causes, Deadline reports. He was 93.

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet: The Democracy! Suite — an activist musical metaphor

Wynton Marsalis’s latest project features call-to-arms motifs and tracks inspired by protest music

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Interactive Bollywood Kitchen Begins January 15 at Geffen Stayhouse by Dan Meyer

Filmmaker and cookbook author Sri Rao leads audiences on a virtual culinary journey.

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Sleaford Mods gorge on recent UK politics and crises with Spare Ribs

Cummings and Covid are two of the subjects touched on by the Nottingham duo as they exhibit an evolving style

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Sometimes the Best Technology is Relationships by Complex Movements, Kate Bergstrom

By Complex Movements, Kate Bergstrom. In the last conversation of the Performing the Internet series, curator Kate Bergstrom sits down with three members of the Detroit-based artist-activist…

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Britten Sinfonia gives Donizetti’s Il Paria its moment in the spotlight

The orchestra and a fine cast give the long-neglected opera an impressive first studio recording

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Marin Ireland and Original Off-Broadway Cast of Blue Ridge Reunite for Streamed Reading January 15 by Talaura Harms

The Abby Rosebrock play premiered at Atlantic Theatre Company in 2019.

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Adventures in theatre’s digital realm

Two online festivals show that the urge to experiment remains undimmed

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30+ Stage Performances to Watch This Weekend January 15-18 - See Kelli O'Hara and Adam Pascal in concert, Matthew Bourne's 'Cinderella,' Martin Luther

With in-person theatre out of commission for the foreseeable future, many companies and performers from Broadway and beyond are showcasing their work online. Below are performances you can w…

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New York City Center Encores! Inside the Revival Revisits "The Tap Dance Kid" / Visit All Encores! Inside the Revival episodes at NYCityCenter.org or by The Dance Enthusiast

New York City Center premiered Encores! Inside the Revival Which Revisits "The Tap Dance Kid." All Encores! Inside the Revival episodes stream for free on City Center’s YouTube channel a…

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One Night in Miami…, Featuring Leslie Odom Jr., Kingsley Ben-Adir, Eli Goree, and Aldis Hodge, Drops on Amazon Prime January 15 by Andrew Gans

Oscar winner Regina King directs the film, based on Olivier nominee Kemp Powers’ stage play.

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Checking In With… Tony Nominee Brad Oscar, Star of The Producers, Something Rotten!, More by Andrew Gans

Oscar was playing Frank Hillard in the new Broadway musical Mrs. Doubtfire when the pandemic brought down the curtain on theatres around the world.

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 12, 2020: BROADWAY SHUTDOWN
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre