Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Book Review: My Broken Language. Quiara Alegría Hudes memoir of a born (West Philly) playwright by New York Theater

Before she wrote the libretto and then the screenplay for “In The Heights,” before she became the Pulitzer Prize winning playwright of “Water By The Spoonful,” Quiara Alegría Hudes …

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Voyeur: Street Theater in the Time of COVID by David Sheward

COVID vaccinations are ramping up and restrictions are beginning to loosen, but variant strains threaten another pandemic surge. Thus the reopening of Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters is s…

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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“Moulin Rouge” Star Karen Olivo Says Won’t Return to Broadway Show Because of Scott Rudin: “Unacceptable. That’s a monster” by Roger Friedman

OMG Standing ovation for Karen Olivo! The Tony winning actress (“West Side Story” 2009 she was incredible) says she will not return

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Towards a New Language of Theatre by Oliver Farry

In a year when a previously unknown virus spread like wildfire across the globe, theatre was forced to swiftly adapt to a new reality, branching out into new formats and production means. Th…

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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The Broad Stage touts projects with Kidjo, Shorter, Spalding and Gehry by Jessica Gelt

Angélique Kidjo, Wayne Shorter, Esperanza Spalding and Frank Gehry power artistic partnerships shaping a new direction, the Santa Monica company says.

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With Josh O'Connor and Lupita Nyong'o, 'Romeo and Juliet' speaks to our fractured society by Charles McNulty

Two new versions — a National Theatre film coming to PBS and a Public Theater podcast out now — bring new life to Shakespeare's romantic tragedy.

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Obit: ROBERT FLETCHER (Costume Designer) by Tony Frankel

FROM STAR TREK TO NUTCRACKER, ORSON WELLES TO NOËL COWARD, ROBERT FLETCHER LEFT HIS WHIMSICAL MARK Robert Fletcher, the prolific costume designer for both stage and screen, died peacefully …

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New York Theater: SHOWING UP (The Civilians) by Gregory Bernard

Coming up on April 16, the New York Theater Company The Civilians is presenting Showing Up, a free live streamed evening of music and performance inspired by photographer Accra Shepp’s p…

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New York Theater: HOUSEWIVES OF SECAUCUS: WHAT A DRAG! (Actors Temple Theatre) by Grant Barnes

An open-ended run of The Housewives of Secaucus: What a Drag! is beginning LIVE performances on Saturday, May 1 at 8pm ET. This new interactive musical comedy at Actors Temple, (339 West 47…

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Chicago Theater: SECURITY (Starring Eric Roberts; Kane Rep) by Lamont Williams

Beginning tonight, April 10, 2021, Chicago’s Kane Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere online production of Hammaad Chaudry’s Security, directed by Executive Producer Ansley…

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Theater Concert: SUTTON FOSTER: BRING ME TO LIGHT (New York City Center) by Gregory Bernard

FOSTERING IN THE LIGHT New York City Center is offering a new digital program which was filmed live: Sutton Foster|Bring Me to Light. Foster does one mean concert, and now she’s taking ove…

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Anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising to Include Musical Performance by ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ Star Daniel Kahn by Suzanna Bowling

The upcoming program, including music and readings, will feature Samuel Kassow (renowned historian & author of WHO WILL WRITE OUR HISTORY?), Rivka Augenfeld (translator & Yiddish coach for …

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ArcLight Hollywood May Be Closing, But It’s Not Too Late to Save Other Cinemas by Peter Debruge

Even after a year of indoor theaters being shuttered in Los Angeles, it’s hard to imagine a future without the ArcLight Hollywood, the tony 15-screen megaplex that countless Angelenos cons…

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Kim Godwin Named President of ABC News by Brian Steinberg

Kimberly Godwin, a veteran of local and national TV-news operations, will be the next president of ABC News  — and the first Black executive to run a broadcast-network news operation. Dis…

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Recontextualizing legacy and versatility: New York City Ballet’s ‘Three Sides of Balanchine’ by Admin

Thursday March 4th, 11th, and 18th at 8 PM.Streamed on YouTube as part of NYCB’s Digital Season. George Balanchine — the artist who, arguably, had more influence on American ballet than …

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Jordan E. Cooper, Donnetta Lavinia Grays, and Sylvia Khoury Win 2021 Whiting Awards by Dan Meyer

The playwrights scored for their recent work in drama.

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3 Playwrights Awarded 2021 Whiting Awards in Drama by American Theatre Editors

Sylvia Khoury, Jordan E. Cooper, and Donnetta Lavinia Grays will each receive a $50,000 prize.

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Facetime Interview: Lauren Moran: Filmmaker, Big Guy Pictures, Actress, Director, Mother by Adam Rothenberg

I can't believe it's been a whole year since I was on Lauren Moran's talk show Chew the Scene. Since that time, we all had to pivot our lives due to the global pandemic. While Lauren contin…

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Concept to Curtain | TELLING MLIMA’S TALE by Westport Country Playhouse

Join some of the creative team from our award-winning 2019 production of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage's MLIMA’S TALE as they discuss the process behind putting this stunn…

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Karen Olivo Won’t Return to ‘Moulin Rouge!’ by Michael Paulson

Citing recent reports of abusive behavior, including by the powerful producer Scott Rudin, the actress said advocacy matters more than a lucrative role.

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"Black Nourishment" | Not a Moment, But a Movement | Center Theatre Group by Center Theatre Group

Watts Village Theater Company, The Fire This Time Festival, and Center Theatre Group present: NOT A MOMENT, BUT A MOVEMENT A series of events that amplify and center Black artists Premieres…

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Opera Australia returns to Melbourne with two grand-scale Verdi performances by Gabi Bergman

The first of Opera Australia’s critically acclaimed digital productions, Aida, by celebrated Italian director and choreographer Davide Livermore, will finally

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CONSTANT STANISLAVSKI (115) by Robert Shuman

The words and wisdom of Constantin Stanislavski: People who meet daily in the nervous atmosphere of the stage cannot establish those close and friendly relations which are necessary for true…

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Navigating Asian America: Theatre and Activism by New York Theatre Workshop

The preconceived notions that exist within mainstream U.S. narratives about Asian and Asian American identities, cultures, and families perpetuate Asian and Asian American people as constant…

Linked From YouTube at 06:03PM
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Open Caption - THE CLEARING, Part 1: A Useable Past | The Public Theater by The Public Theater

Three-part discussion series “The Clearing” will accompany the shadow/land audio play and be hosted by Soyica Diggs Colbert. New Orleans has both the legacies of man-made disasters and …

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Open Caption - THE CLEARING, Part 3: Healing by The Public Theater

Three-part discussion series “The Clearing” will accompany the shadow/land audio play and be hosted by Soyica Diggs Colbert. In the wake of a disaster, how does one heal? This episode c…

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Open Caption - THE CLEARING, Part 2: Imagining and Building New Structures | The Public Theater by The Public Theater

Three-part discussion series “The Clearing” will accompany the shadow/land audio play and be hosted by Soyica Diggs Colbert. Why are some areas and communities hit harder when disaster …

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Open Caption - SHADOW/LAND | The Public Theater by The Public Theater

WORLD PREMIERE AUDIO PLAY SHADOW/LAND Written by Erika Dickerson-Despenza Directed by Candis C. Jones Featuring Te'Era Coleman (9-1-1 Caller), Lizan Mitchell (Magalee), Lance E. Nichols (9…

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In the News: Daniel Breaker Joins Girls5eva, Kathleen Chalfant and George Bartenieff Star in Blue Valiant Premiere by Talaura Harms

Plus: Ann Roth wins Costume Designers Guild Award for Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, and new details on the Artios Awards ceremony.

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USITT Announces Collier Woods Scholarship for Black Theatre Workers by Amelia Merrill

The scholarship is named in honor of the lighting designer, who passed in 2020.

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Karen Olivo says she will not return to Broadway’s ‘Moulin Rouge!’ in wake of Rudin allegations by Caitlin Huston

Actor Karen Olivo, who is currently Tony-nominated for playing Satine in ‘Moulin Rouge!’, said she will not be returning to the production when it resumes. Olivo said she will not return…

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McKeever, Nottage Headline Dramaworks’ Next Season by Bill Hirschman

The world premiere of a Michael McKeever drama about the people who hid Anne Frank’s family and one of Lynn Nottage’s first mainstream successes about African Americans are among the fiv…

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To Protest Scott Rudin, Broadway Star Karen Olivo Won’t Return to ‘Moulin Rouge’ by Rebecca Rubin

Broadway star Karen Olivo says she won’t return to “Moulin Rouge” once the musical reopens. She’s leaving her Tony-nominated role in protest of the theater industry’s silence on al…

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Tovah Feldshuh Talks Her New Book LILYVILLE and More on BACKSTAGE LIVE by BroadwayWorld

From April 14, 2021. Get more Tovah news here: http://bway.world/TovahFeldshuh Want more Backstage Live episodes? Visit http://bway.world/BackstageLive Richard Ridge chats with beloved sta…

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Actors Fund to help book appointments at Broadway vaccination site by Caitlin Huston

Starting Wednesday, the Actors Fund will help members of the performing arts community book appointments at the new Broadway vaccination site.  The site, which opened Monday at 20 Times Squ…

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Madeline Sayet and Tara Moses: Returning Theatre to Its True Roots by American Theatre Editors

At Seattle's Red Eagle Soaring, Sayet and Moses will share artistic director duties, modeling and shaping a decolonized process to better serve Native youth.

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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The Brief, Brilliant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry by Parul Sehgal

Soyica Diggs Colbert’s “Radical Vision” situates the playwright of “A Raisin in the Sun” as a writer who offered “a road map to negotiate Black suffering in the past and present.…

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OPERA America | Mentorship Program for Opera Leaders of Color by Michael Eddy

Opera America has created a new program, Mentorship Program for Opera Leaders of Color, which pairs BIPOC professionals with executive-level leaders who can support them in achieving their c…

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Theatre is Back! And Two New Talks by Trav S.D.

All sorts of exciting things afoot; though fairly unrelated, I thought I’d bundle them all toegther in this handy news bulletin: Go here for my review/ article on Mike Daisey’s new show …

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‘Moulin Rouge!” Star Karen Olivo Won’t Return To Broadway Production In Protest Of Industry Silence Over Scott Rudin by Greg Evans

Karen Olivo, the Tony-nominated star of Broadway hit musical Moulin Rouge!, will not return to the production when the industry re-opens in protest of what she says is the industry silence o…

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When Will Broadway On Tour Return? Find Out What's Coming Up Near You!

After over a year of Broadway tours being paused, productions are now beginning to announce returns to theatre across the country! Find out when Broadway will return to your city.

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Karen Olivo Announces She Will Not Return to MOULIN ROUGE!- 'I Want a Theatre Industry That Matches My Integrity'

Karen Olivo, a 2020/21 Tony nominee for her performance in Moulin Rouge!, has just announced via Instagram that she will not return to the show when it reopens on Broadway.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:32PM

Anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising to Be Celebrated 4/19 by Jeryl Marcus

Each April 19th, the Congress for Jewish Culture, along with Friends of the Bund, Jewish Labor Committee and Workers Circle, has organized a gathering of musicians, academics, and survivors …

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Dr. Julisa Rowe: On Drama, Ministry and Giving Back to the Next Generation by Sakina Mirichii

Dr. Julisa Rowe is a name that many may not recognize, but should. With over 35 years of experience in Theatre and Performing Arts, the 55-year-old theatre maker shows no signs of slowing do…

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Abby Marcus Named Managing Director of Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park by American Theatre Editors

An experienced producer and arts administrator, she'll replace Buzz Ward, who's retiring after 29 years in the post.

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Lost in the Opera I The Playtronica studio brings sound to the Palais Garnier by Michael Eddy

Since the beginning of the health crisis, silence has reigned over the Palais Garnier, home to the Paris Opera. So how could the Vestibule and Grand Staircase be awakened from their enforced…

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Calling for Greater Integrity in the Theater, Karen Olivo Announces Departure From Moulin Rouge!

Olivo will not return to the production post-shutdown.

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Australian Cast announced for Moulin Rouge! by Peter J Snee

Global Creatures today revealed the Australian cast of its Tony-nominated production, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, playing at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre

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Karen Olivo Will Not Return to Moulin Rouge! Musical Upon Broadway Reopening: ‘People Are More Important Than Your Pocketbook’ by Ryan McPhee

The Tony winner shared an impassioned video calling for humanity and integrity in the theatre industry, saying, “social justice is actually more important than being a sparkling diamond.”

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New Works from Bess Wohl, Moisés Kaufman & More to Comprise Live Theatrical Experience The Seven Deadly Sins by Lindsey Sullivan

An exciting outdoor theatrical experience is heading to New York's Meatpacking District this summer. Presented by Tectonic Theater Project in association with Madison Wells Live, The Seven D…

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Larry Owens, Bebe Neuwirth & More Set for Special Filmed Presentation of the 2021 Lucille Lortel Awards by Lindsey Sullivan

The Off-Broadway League and the Lucille Lortel Theatre will present the 2021 Lucille Lortel Awards as a celebration of all the people who create off-Broadway excellence. A pre-taped special …

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Odds & Ends: Eva Noblezada Joins Family Comedy Film Easter Sunday & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Eva Noblezada Lands Next Film Gig Hadestown Tony nominee and former vlogger Eva Noblezada has her next project lined up! De…

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A Safe & Successful Return to the Stage at the Santa Fe Opera by Michael Eddy

As the Santa Fe Opera plans for its 2021 Season, the health and safety of its audience, staff, and artists are of the highest priority. Here’s a video from SFO on its current reopening pro…

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2021 Lucille Lortel Awards Will Honor Off-Broadway Excellence With Pre-Taped Special by Andrew Gans

The May 2 evening will benefit The Actors Fund.

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Ramin Karimloo, Telly Leung & More To Lead JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in Japan

Casting has been announced for Theatre Orb in Japan's production of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in concert. The production is currently set to begin performances on July 12th, with the official o…

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Daniel Breaker Joins Cast of GIRLS5EVA

Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Paula Pell and Busy Philipps also star in the new series, which will premiere on May 6th.

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NFT Raises $200,000 for ‘Save Our Stages’ With Support From Shawn Mendes, Tove Lo; Next Round Starts Friday by Jem Aswad

After an NFT fundraiser for independent venues raised more than $200,000 last week, Goldflyer and the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) have announced the second round. Top NFT m…

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Outdoor, In-Person Immersive Theatre Project The Seven Deadly Sins Is Coming to NYC by Dan Meyer

Bess Wohl, Moisés Kaufman, Ming Peiffer, and more will write new short plays for the production.

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With Interactive Performances, Theatre Artists Make Contact in a Distanced World

by Janine Sun Rogers After a year of quarantine, contact is a hot commodity. While theatres across the globe have cancelled shows and pivoted to digital platforms, interactive performance cr…

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Adelman on Venues: Vaccine Passports by Michael Eddy

Lawyer and safety expert, Steve Adelman, principal of the Adelman Law Group, PLLC produces a newsletter, Adelman on Venues. In his April 12, 2021 edition, Adelman takes a look at Vaccine Pas…

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TCG | Climate Action and Environmental Justice Summit, Earth Day April 22 by Michael Eddy

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) announces the inaugural Climate Action and Environmental Justice Summit, hosted online in partnership with Groundwater Arts, HowlRound, and Broadway Green …

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As Arts Workers Look To the Future, Performing Arts Worker Relief Fund Assists in the Present

by Nicole Gluckstern For performing arts workers who are accustomed to piecing together a living from freelance, contract, and part-time work, the pandemic shutdown of 2020 cut them off, …

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This Ain’t No Disco: Alone in a Crowd at the Armory by Siobhan Burke

At times, the experience of “SOCIAL! the social distant dance club” felt no more freeing than dancing by myself in my cramped living room, our critic says.

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Virtual AACT Fest, June 14-20 | Early Bird Rate Available Until May 1 by Michael Eddy

The American Association of Community Theatre (AACT) invites you to take part in a wonderful opportunity to improve your craft and experience the biennial AACT National Theatre Festival – …

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Broadway Who's Who: Mandy Gonzalez by JK

This month's Broadway Who's Who is someone with relatively new, but impressive, resume which includes roles in some of this millennium's biggest titles. Like most performers, Mandy Gonzalez…

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Review: Close Quarters and Distant Love in ‘The Last Five Years’ by Maya Phillips

Casting Black actors and filming in a claustrophobic New York apartment revitalizes Jason Robert Brown’s popular two-character musical.

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Outdoor Seven Deadly Sins Play Cycle Coming to Meatpacking District This Summer

The production will feature seven 10-minute plays by different authors.

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Lincoln Center Theater to Stream Marco Ramirez's The Royale, Directed by Rachel Chavkin

The full archival video of the 2016 production will be seen for free.

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Reopening Theaters: A Rolling List of Venues That Are Planning a Return to Live Performance

Here's where you could see live (!!) shows as early as this summer.

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Abby Marcus Named the New Managing Director For Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park by Michael Eddy

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park announced the appointment of Abby Marcus as the new Managing Director. Currently, Marcus is managing director of the Orchard Project, a multidisciplinary art…

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Avner Landes’s Meiselman gets it right by Dmitry Samarov

Even though its titular character always does just the opposite Meiselman is put-upon. Everything and everyone in his world is bent on humiliating and belittling…

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Miami Outdoor Theater Hit Announces a New York Arrival by Peter Libbey

“The Seven Deadly Sins,” a theatrical anthology series, will start off on June 23 at a series of storefront windows in the Meatpacking District.

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Parsons Dance | Streaming April 22-May 5 by Joycetheater

Parsons Dance takes the Joyce digital stage with the compelling world premiere of choreographer Chanel DaSilva’s On The Other Side, performed to a bold score for marimba, bass guitar, and …

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A fresh look at a hookup in ‘Frankie and Johnny’ from MetroStage by David Siegel

MetroStage continues its exploration of the works of the late Terrence McNally with a streaming reading of the multi–Tony Award playwright’s Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune. Dire…

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Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Announces Spring Season by Amelia Merrill

The season will feature a combination of indoor, outdoor, streaming, and audio productions.

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VIDEO: Watch Orfeh and Andy Karl Sing for Frontline Workers at A NIGHT OF HEROES

New York City began its return to live events last night with a celebration of 50 local frontline health care heroes in honor of their service to New York throughout the past year. CLEAR Con…

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Hugh Jackman & Lauren Dern to Star in Follow-Up Film to Florian Zeller’s Oscar-Nominated The Father by Lindsey Sullivan

Two towering talents are teaming up! Deadline reports that The Music Man-bound star Hugh Jackman and Oscar winner Laura Dern are set to star in writer/director Florian Zeller's The Son, a fo…

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Managing Director Michael Ross to Retire from Baltimore Center Stage   by Michael Eddy

Michael Ross will retire from his role as Managing Director of Baltimore Center Stage at the end of June, the theater’s Board of Trustees announced on April 13, 2021. Artistic Director Ste…

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Hira's Top 5: Olivier Awards performances by Official London Theatre

Our content coordinator Hira lists her top five favourite Olivier Awards performances, from Jersey Boys in 2015 to SIX in 2019, who will take the crown? Official London Theatre is the numb…

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The Actors Fund Is Helping to Schedule Appointments at the Broadway Vaccination Site

Starting on Wednesday, April 14, The Actors Fund can help schedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments at The Broadway Vaccination Site (ATC Vaccination Times Square, located at 47th Street & …

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THE ROYALE With McKinley Belcher III, Montego Glover & More to be Streamed for PRIVATE REELS: FROM THE LCT ARCHIVES

PRIVATE REELS: FROM THE LCT ARCHIVES, streamed recordings of LCT productions in their entirety, will continue on Thursday, April 22 at 7pm with Lincoln Center Theater’s 2016 production o…

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Coming on Thursday: Charlayne Woodard’s ‘Neat’ and Titanic Remembrance Day by Deb Miller

As the next offering in Manhattan Theatre Club’s virtual Curtain Call series celebrating acclaimed past productions, two-time Obie Award winner and Tony nominee Charlayne Woodard (Ain’t …

Linked From DC Metro Theater Arts at 12:08PM

Catch Up with Sutton Foster, Lin-Manuel Miranda & More on Broadway Profiles by Lindsey Sullivan

Before it airs nationwide, we're offering a look at the newest episode of Broadway Profiles. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Tamsen Fadal and powered by Broadway.com, this installment will …

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Towards a Marxist Theatre by Ezra Brain

By Ezra Brain. Ezra Brain argues that political theatre has largely been reduced to simply calling out the problems in society, effectively preaching to the choir, and believes that in order…

Linked From HowlRound at 11:53AM

Charity Angél Dawson, Carly Hughes, Joey Contreras, More Set for Virtual Broadway's Future Concert by Andrew Gans

The free evening will spotlight the work of emerging Broadway talent created in response to the pandemic.

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Theatres join forces with Inc Arts UK for the launch of Unlock’s anti-racism tool kit for the arts by Hira Desai

Theatre, dance, music, festivals, museums, galleries, outdoor & combined arts organisations have signed up to the cross-sector interactive tool for measuring anti-racist progress in the …

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GoFundMe Teams With Director Bao Nguyen for ‘#StopAsianHate​ Together’ Film With Olivia Munn, Ken Jeong and More by Todd Spangler

In the wake of escalating violence against Asians in the U.S., crowdfunding site GoFundMe collaborated with independent film director Bao Nguyen to produce a short film that shines a light o…

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Hugh Jackman and Laura Dern to Star in Movie Adaptation of Florian Zeller's The Son by Dan Meyer

Zeller and Christopher Hampton will adapt their successor to The Father, the film adaptation of which is currently Oscar-nominated.

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Come From Away to Return to the West End in July by Caitlin Moynihan

London audiences will be welcomed back to the rock this summer! The Olivier-winning musical Come From Away has announced it will return to the West End's Phoenix Theatre beginning July 22. A…

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Off-Broadway's Perfect Crime to Resume Performances April 17 by Lindsey Sullivan

Perfect Crime is set to join off-Broadway's Blindness and The Office! A Musical Parody in welcoming audiences back to New York. The thriller is scheduled to resume performances beginning on …

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Interview: Mel Brooks and Susan Stroman Look Back on 20 Years of The Producers

Take a walk down memory lane with the writer and director of a musical that has now become legend.

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Hugh Jackman and Laura Dern to Star in ‘The Son,’ From ‘The Father’ Director Florian Zeller and Cowriter Christopher Hampton by Leo Barraclough

Hugh Jackman and Laura Dern will star in “The Son,” writer-director Florian Zeller’s follow-up to the BAFTA winning and Academy Award nominated “The Father.” The film is adapted fr…

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Checking In With… Come From Away's Josh Breckenridge by Andrew Gans

The actor will release his debut album of original songs, Monotony, in May.

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Robert Fletcher Dies: Costume Designer For ‘Star Trek’ Films, Broadway Was 98 by Greg Evans

Robert Fletcher, a costumer designer whose more than six decades of credits on screen and the Broadway stage included the first four Star Trek films, died April 5 in Kansas City, Missouri. H…

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In Memoriam: Robert Fletcher, Costume and Scenic Designer, 98 by Michael Eddy

Robert Fletcher, the prolific costume designer for both stage and screen, died peacefully in Kansas City, MO on April 5, 2021 at the age of 98. He was born August 23, 1922. He was married, f…

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MUSE Announces Scholarships for BIPOC Musicians in Theatre by Amelia Merrill

Two $2,500 scholarships will support student and professional musicians working in the theatre.

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Shereen Pimentel, Cheyenne Jackson, Dove Cameron, More Star In 3rd Installment of MasterVoices' Myths and Hymns, Streaming April 14 by Logan Culwell-Block

The project, presenting the Adam Guettel song cycle as a series of short films, also includes a piece helmed by Tony winner Victoria Clark.

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Stars in the House Reunites Cagney & Lacey's Tyne Daly, Sharon Gless, and Martin Kove April 14 by Andrew Gans

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

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: Darren Criss Performs 'Running Around' on THE LATE LATE SHOW

Late Late Show music guest Darren Criss shares a very special performance of 'Running Around' featuring Este Haim, Charlene Kaye and The Pocket Queen.

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VIDEO: THE LATE SHOW Spoofs HAMILTON With 'My Shot' Vaccine Parody

Spoofing 'My Shot' from 'Hamilton,' 'The Late Show' made the best use of puns to get the audience excited about the potential for the return of all Broadway shows.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:54AM

Come From Away Sets Reopening Date in London’s West End by Dan Meyer

The Olivier-winning musical will return to the Phoenix Theatre.

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Back on the Road: National Tours Begin to Schedule 2021-2022 Stops Across the Country by Talaura Harms

After a full year of closures, see which Broadway shows are making their way to your local venues in the upcoming year.

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Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, April 14- with Tovah Feldshuh, Tyne Daly, and More!

Today (April 14) in live streaming: a Cagney & Lacey reunion on Stars in the House, Tovah Feldshuh visits Backstage Live, and more!

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, April 14, 2021 by Susan Grace

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Bryant Park Will Present 25 Live Performances This Summer by Andrew Gans

The socially distanced Picnic Performances series will kick off in June with the New York Philharmonic.

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The Importance of Tattoos in Different Cultures by Smalley Bogg

The Importance of Tattoos in Different Cultures Throughout history, many cultures have been enriched through their use of tattoos. The word tattoo comes from the… The post The Importance …

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Porchlight sings Broadway 1979 in outdoor concert in June — the theater’s return to live shows by Doug George

Alexis J Roston will host the latest edition of the popular series that tackles a particular year and Broadway season, with songs sung by a cast of new faces and up-and-coming talent.

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A Choreographer Diving Into Grief Looks to Whales by Gia Kourlas

In a haunting new digital work, “Whale Fall,” Mayfield Brooks mourns Black bodies.

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Lauren Moran Interview #Mother #Actress #Filmmaker by Call Me Adam

I can't believe it's been a whole year since I was on Lauren Moran's talk show "Chew the Scene." Since that time, we all had to pivot our lives due to the global pandemic. While Lauren conti…

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

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm ET) with a CAGNEY & LACEY Reunion with Sharon Gless, Tyne Daly and Martin Kove!​

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‘At one point I found myself rushing off to my cutlery drawer’: THE TEMPORAL SOCIETY – CtrlAltRepeat (Online review) by John Chapman

Directors Sid Phoenix and David Alwyn have delivered the goods once again for CtrlAltRepeat with The Temporal Society providing a mind-blowing evening which more than stimulates “the littl…

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25 Free Performances Come to Bryant Park Starting in June by Ben Sisario

The park will host events for live audiences of 200 with institutions including the New York Philharmonic, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Joe’s Pub and the Classical Theater of Harlem.

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Seattle and Atlanta theaters team up to connect Black theaters, nurture Black playwrights by Dusty Somers

A new initiative from Seattle's The Hansberry Project and Atlanta’s True Colors Theatre Company aims to co-commission, co-develop and co-premiere new plays by Black writers. A virtual read…

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Review: John Cullum: An Accidental Star by Mark G. Auerbach

Pioneer Valley Radio review of "John Cullum: An Accidental Star" now streaming from Goodspeed. At 91, a Broadway legend looks back on an extraordinary career. segment starts at: 4:59

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Perfect Crime Becomes First NYC Production to Reopen With Actors' Equity Approval

The murder mystery will restart its run by celebrating its 34th anniversary.

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Top 5 New Works Plays For Small Casts by Alexandra Appleton

In search of an original, new play to read or perform? Well, look no further. This blog post is for you! Here are our top five shows with small casts.

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Theater-Film-Music Talk by Sandi Durell

 Adam Rapp’s The Sound Inside is featured at TheaterWorks Hartford. The play garnered six 2020 Tony nominations including Best Play. The TheaterWorks Hartford production is a filmed [li…

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Theater to Stream: ‘Assassins’ and ‘Romeo and Juliet’ by Elisabeth Vincentelli

Highlights include a virtual production of Adam Rapp’s “The Sound Inside” and a new reading series by Roundabout Theater Company.

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Theater-Music Talk by Sandi Durell

The Metropolitan Playhouse has a new free “screened” reading on April 17 at 8 pm (thru April 22 at 10 pm, so enormous it must be presented over two weekends,  live-streamed at no charg…

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Carly Simon | "Where or When" by Rodgers & Hart (Official Lyric Video) by Rodgers & Hammerstein

"Where or When" From Rodgers & Hart's BABES IN ARMS Music by Richard Rodgers Lyrics by Lorenz Hart Performed by Carly Simon Connect with RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN here: https://www.rodgersandha…

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Column: As theater returns to Chicago, messages of healing matter more than logistics by Chris Jones

This last week was a start reminder that the performing arts, when they do return to the stage in Chicago, need to address the fears and tensions we all feel this spring.

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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, April 14, 2021 by Matt Tamanini

Edinburgh Fringe is on for August, “Phantom” Orchestra to Stay Intact, “ETAB” to Premiere in LA “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top the…

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Self-tape auditions: Should actors be on call 24/7? by Mirren Wilson

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

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Amelie the musical transfers to Criterion Theatre London on 20 May by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Amelie the musical transfers to the Criterion Theatre London playing initially to a socially distanced audience from 20 May 2021. This post Amelie the musical transfers to Cr…

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Distance Remaining review – pandemic drama takes an uplifting turn by Mark Fisher

Available online A volunteer driver, a dog walker and an injured elderly woman fight personal lockdown battles – with playwright Stewart Melton’s welcome addition of the determination to…

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Review: Calming The Tempest, OperaUpClose by Andrew Houghton

Review: Calming The Tempest, OperaUpClose4.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a member, with every penny going towards keeping AYT going and paying…

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Theatre Chat Live with Seven | Original SIX West End Queens by Official London Theatre

The original West End Queens of the musical SIX (Aimie Atkinson, Alexia McIntosh, Grace Mouat, Millie O'Connell, Natalie Paris, Maiya Quansah-Breed and Jarneia Richard-Noel) join Theatre Cha…

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‘Brings out the emotional heart of the piece’: ANTIGONE – Brave Mirror Productions (Online review) by Louise Penn

For Bristol-based Brave Mirror Productions, Antigone is adapted and directed by Jamie Saul, performed on Zoom, and edited by Thomas Duggan. The ten-strong cast are led by Gemma Lee (a powerf…

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SWAN Day CT, a day for women artists, to stream on Facebook Live by Susan Dunne

The 14th annual SWAN Day CT (Support Women Artists Now) will be held April 17 from Free Center in Middletown. The event is virtual and can be seen on Facebook Live.

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Review: Eros, Theatre Lab Company by Asia C

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Put Down Your Book. It’s Time to Act Out. by Alexis Soloski

With playhouses closed, theater fans have taken drama into their own hands and mouths, forming play reading groups online and off.

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London Theatre News Today: Wednesday 14 April by Hira Desai

Come From Away will be returning to the Phoenix Theatre from 22 July. Find out all the latest right here at Official London Theatre. The post London Theatre News Today: Wednesday 14 April ap…

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Chop Chef

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April 14: The conspiracy of silence around Scott Rudin by Mark Shenton

... Read More The post April 14: The conspiracy of silence around Scott Rudin first appeared on Shenton Stage.

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YOUR SONG celebrates the words you know, the tunes you hum, and the stories that bind them together by Gabi Bergman

Tales of heartbreak and hope, of pain and passion, of first loves and final moments, fuse with the iconic songbook

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Major Season Announcements from Upstate New York, Washington, DC, and More by Matthew Herzog

With their sights set on reopening this fall, nine venues across the United States, including five from upstate New York, announced significant updates to their Broadway seasons. We’ll bre…

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Watch Abby Mueller Host a COVID-19 Discussion With Physicians in Centerstage With Healthcare Heroes by Dan Meyer

The health and wellness series marks a partnership between Playbill and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Celebrate the 61st Anniversary of Bye Bye Birdie on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The production, starring Dick Van Dyke and Chita Rivera, opened at the Martin Beck Theatre April 14, 1960.

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