Monday, May 3, 2021 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Touch Review. Blessed Unrest’s yearning and reopening in person, on the street. by New York Theater

Michael Gene Jacobs slept in the same bed as his mother throughout his childhood, but they never touched. Now, he tells us speaking as his mother, he realizes why: “’I can’t afford to …

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Australian Theatre Festival NYC 2021 New Play Award by Sean McLoughlin

Co-Artistic Directors Mark Barford, Connor Delves and Jillian Geurts today announced the Australian Theatre Festival NYC 2021 New Play Award.

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Monday, May 3, 2021 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Sylvie Guillem joins Sydney Choreographic Centre as international patron by Sean McLoughlin

Sylvie Guillem, the most feted female ballet dancer of her generation, has accepted a new role – that of International

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Minding myths and moving mountains: What you need to know about copyright for choreography by Admin

When we hear the word “copyright”, most of us tend to just pass over the word without thinking too much about it. On those occasions when we do think about it, we often shorten the word …

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Episode 37-Riviera Resort 2 Bedroom! Primo Piatti, California Grill, splash pad, Murphy Beds! by Framily Travel

We join our friends to share a 2 bedroom suite at Disneys Newest Resort, The Riviera! Right on the skyliner, gorgeous Disney paintings, Talking about grocery delivery at Disney Resorts,The f…

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Monday, May 3, 2021 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Being Mr Wickham, Original Theatre Company online review - an uncontroversial apologia by Laura De Lisle

Adrian Lukis proves himself far better at portraying Austen's rake than he is at writing him It wasn’t Jane Austen’s subtlest move, naming her roguish soldier George Wickham. As countle…

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Review: All the Different Ways That Commodore Matthew Perry Could Have Died by Nicole Serratore

A short theater-animated hybrid confronts the history of Commodore Matthew Perry with humor and lamentation. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Review: All the Different Ways That Commodore…

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Monday, May 3, 2021 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

People You Should Know . . . Tess Howsam by Zack Calhoon

Tess Howsam is a Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist who curates and directs ekphrastic shows that blend theater, installation art, and performance. Howsam seeks to subvert theatrical ex…

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People You Should Know . . . Emily Krause by Zack Calhoon

Emily Krause is a Brooklyn-based playwright, songwriter, and performer. Her plays have been produced at Whitman College, the Center for Performance Research, and the IRT 3B Development Serie…

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People You Should Know . . . Porcia Lewis by Zack Calhoon

Porcia Lewis started her career in the arts at the tender age of 5. She was in theatre productions from elementary school throughout college. After dropping out of college, Porcia began to w…

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People You Should Know . . . Leah Barker by Zack Calhoon

Leah Barker's plays have been developed or performed by Hartford Stage, Troy Foundry Theatre, Capital Repertory Theatre, Dixon Place, Spark Creative Works, Mount St. Mary's University, and E…

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VELVET REWIRED comes to the Sydney Opera House in October by Gabi Bergman

A glittering spectacle of circus, cabaret and a love-letter to disco, Velvet Rewired will be presented in the Opera House

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Monday, May 3, 2021 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

John Bell in STC’s GRAND HORIZONS by Sean McLoughlin

Stage legends John Bell and Linda Cropper lead an exceptional cast in Sydney Theatre Company’s production of the Broadway comedy

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Artists and Projects Announced for Antipodes’ 2021 Winter Lab by Gabi Bergman

Antipodes Theatre Company is excited to announce the lead artists who will be participating in their second annual Winter Lab

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Sydney Opera House & Peter Rix present VELVET REWIRED by Sean McLoughlin

A glittering spectacle of circus, cabaret and a love-letter to disco, Velvet Rewired will be presented in the Opera House

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More at BroadwayCon by Sandi Durell

by Adam Cohen . . . Making Theater During the Pandemic was a featured session at the 2021 BroadwayCon. Hosted graciously by Melissa Errico (Meet Me in St. Louis) the panel included Drew Gehl…

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BML-Blackbird Names Brad Kaplan as General Manager by Michael Eddy

BML-Blackbird is pleased to announce that Brad Kaplan has been promoted to General Manager. Kaplan joined BML in July of 2019 as a Project Manager bringing over 25 years of entertainment ind…

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Odds & Ends: Broadway's Ephraim Sykes Joins Season Two of Russian Doll & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Ephraim Sykes Joins the Cast of Russian Doll Tony nominee and upcoming MJ the Musical star Ephraim Sykes is coming to the s…

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Monday, May 3, 2021 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Capacity Restrictions on NYC Theaters, including Broadway, Lifted as of May 19th BUT Reopening Still Likely to be Fall 2021 by Kathy Eddy

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state-mandated capacity restrictions, which shutdown Broadway on March 12, 2020, will be lifted May 19 in New York City. Theaters, including…

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A.R.T. | The Lunch Room Roundtable Discussion with Three Stage Managers, May 4 by Michael Eddy

Coming up on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. EDT, is the next episode of The Lunch Room from the American Repertory Theater where they have a roundtable discussion with three Stage Manage…

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Actors' Equity Association Applauds New York State's Adjusted COVID Restrictions

Actors' Equity Association has released a statement in response to the announcement that New York State would be ending restrictions on capacities in businesses, including theatre, for vacci…

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Photo Flash: First Look At WE ARE FAMILY: SONGS OF HOPE AND UNITY, Airing on PBS

The American Pops Orchestra presents WE ARE FAMILY: SONGS OF HOPE AND UNITY, which will be broadcast on Friday, May 14, 2021 (check local listings) on PBS, and the PBS Vid…

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Florida Studio Theatre Announces Full Return for Summer Season by Amelia Merrill

The theatre will produce 3 mainstage productions and 3 cabaret shows for limited audiences this summer.

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Sennheiser: HM 200 Headmic by Michael Eddy

Designed for theater, broadcasting, and music applications, the new Sennheiser HM 200 uses the popular MKE 1 capsule Sennheiser has launched the HM 200, a sturdy yet lightweight headmic that…

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Monday, May 3, 2021 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Broadway Shows Can Reopen In May, But That Doesn't Mean They Will by Jeff Lunden

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says Broadway can open on May 19. But opening a show takes time.

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Matt DiCarlo Takes Us Along on His First Day in South Korea for BEETLEJUICE by BroadwayWorld

Learn more about Beetlejuice in South Korea here: We're taking you behind the scenes at Beetlejuice in South Korea with restaging director Matt DiCar…

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Renee Elise Goldsberry (‘Girls5eva’): ‘We are not fighting for the spotlight’ [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW] by Matt Noble

“I wanted to make sure I could live up to the comedy chops,” confesses Renée Elise Goldsberry about her role in the new Tina Fey-produced series “Girls5eva.” She continues, “Not o…

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Olympia Dukakis, Minister of the Interior by American Theatre Editors

A fierce, unsentimental explorer of the human experience, she was also a subversive wit and a dear friend, especially to her audiences.

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VIDEO: Watch a Clip of '96,000' from the IN THE HEIGHTS Movie!

What would you do with 96Gs? The characters from the new In the Heights film ponder that very question in a new clip of '96,000.'

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DISNEY PRINCESS – THE CONCERT Adds ANASTASIA Star Christy Altomare and THE LION KING Star Syndee Winters

Be their guest as Broadway’s Belle, Cinderella, Jasmine, and Anna celebrate all the Disney Princesses in Disney Princess – The Concert, an unforgettable evening of story, animation, and…

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Ephraim Sykes Joins Season 2 of Netflix's RUSSIAN DOLL

2019 Tony nominee Ephraim Sykes has joined the second season of Netflix's Russian Doll in a guest roll. He joins Annie Murphy, and Sharlto Copley Carolyn Michelle Smith in the new season.

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Theatre Review: ‘Blindness’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company by Mary Ann Johnson

I could actually sum up this review in four words: Go. To. This. Production. This is an indelible experience. …an intense and visceral…it needs to be experienced first-hand. You enter a …

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The Waves in Quarantine Review. Raúl Esparza, Virginia Woolf, incomplete lives and friendships in isolation by New York Theater

It’s challenging even just to describe “The Waves in Quarantine,” a digital “Theatrical Experiment in 6 Movements” starring six beloved  Broadway veterans,  which is available …

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In the News: Donja R. Love Wins Terrence McNally Award, Rosalie Craig Joins 1899 on Netflix, More by Andrew Gans

Plus: Andrea Miller will create a live performance installation for Lincoln Center's outdoor performing arts center, Restart Stages.

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Monday, May 3, 2021 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

‘La Bamba’ and the Lives It Changed by Yolanda Machado

The actor Lou Diamond Phillips, and the writer-director Luis Valdez look back more than three decades at how the biopic did and didn’t make waves in Hollywood.

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Timothée Chalamet, Billie Eilish, Amanda Gorman, Naomi Osaka to Co-Chair 2021 Met Gala by Antonio Ferme

Timothée Chalamet, Billie Eilish, Amanda Gorman and Naomi Osaka will co-chair the 2021 Met Gala, Vogue announced on Monday. The Met, which delayed the event that typically takes place in th…

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Even More Reasons Web Accessibility Should Be On Your Radar by Drew McManus

The folks at UsableNet have some news you need to hear. In December 2020 they published a report that shows digital accessibility lawsuits rose 100% over 2020. These are lawsuits filed again…

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Theatre Review: The Strand Theater Company’s Production of ‘The Most Massive Woman Wins,’ streaming on Broadway On Demand by Jeannette Mulherin

Written by Madeleine George and directed by Nicole Mullins, the Strand Theater Company’s production of “The Most Massive Woman Wins” is a powerful meditation on women’s deep hunger f…

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Done With Racism and Sexism, These Black Women Are Doing It for Themselves by American Theatre Editors

After experiencing bias and harassment at predominantly white institutions, 4 leaders founded their own companies to advocate for Black artists.

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Denver lost some of its biggest music and culture players this year. But we stand to gain a lot in 2021. by John Wenzel, The Know

Some of Denver's cultural pillars crumbled in 2020, but the new year offers glimmers of stability in music and the performing arts.

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Denver museums, stages, movie theaters reopening amid new Level Orange status by John Wenzel, The Know

Thanks to changes in the state's color-coded COVID-19 dial this week, metro-area performing arts companies can return to indoor stages to perform and rehearse -- albeit without audiences, an…

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The Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex is getting a $36 million refresh. Here’s a peek inside. by John Wenzel, The Know

Renovations for the trio of Denver Center for Performing Arts venues are almost complete.

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Cleo Parker Robinson Dance reopens theater ahead of Black History Month by John Wenzel, The Know

Dozens of supporters of Cleo Parker Robinson Dance -- some in-person, but most on Zoom -- gathered last week to mark the blessing of the nonprofit company's 240-seat theater after months of …

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When will we see concerts and live performing arts again in Denver? We asked experts. by John Wenzel, The Know

Forecasting cultural conditions through the end of 2021 is impossible because we simply don’t have enough information. The next months’ trajectory of infections, vaccinations and overall…

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Remembering Lucy Roucis, who lit up Denver theaters with her skill, humor and humanity by Lisa Kennedy, The Know

"I think a true artist takes what they're given at any given moment and is able to use it to craft something profound. Lucy was a true artist."

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It’s official: There will be a “Nutcracker” in 2021, but no Five Points Jazz Fest in May by John Wenzel, The Know

Even as Denver's COVID-ravaged arts scene continues to err on the side of caution, programmers have grown increasingly bold about returning to stages later this year, based on new plans for …

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DCPA Broadway update: “Mean Girls” postponed, “Hamilton” on track, plus what’s coming in 2022 by John Wenzel, The Know

Ticket-holders for the Denver touring dates of Broadway's "My Fair Lady," "1776," "Mean Girls" and "Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations" will have to wait a few more month…

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Three Colorado theater leaders took the reigns just as the pandemic and Black Lives Matter upended America by Lisa Kennedy, The Know

"'Are we just a building with some objects in it? Or are we more than that? Are we a conversation? Are we a lifestyle? Are we a cultural engine?' That's what I came in with. So then when we …

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Theater review: The Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company’s ambitious “CO2020” deserves applause by Lisa Kennedy, The Know

One of the most gentle (but profoundly painful)  moments in the Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company's omnibus piece "CO2020" comes when musician Jukka La Pert Pawley talks about how the killin…

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Curtain Up! Governor Cuomo Says Broadway Can Reopen by Matthew Wexler

The governor announced that come May 19, “state-mandated capacity restrictions in New York City will be lifted,” meaning Broadway can reopen. The post Curtain Up! Governor Cuomo Says Br…

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Creating Equal: The Lunch Room Episode 35 by American Repertory Theater

Originally Aired April 13, 2021 Members of the Steering Committee for A.R.T.’s newly formed Creating Equal collective of artists, organizers, and facilitators will chat about their develop…

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Billie Hayes Dies: Wicked Witchiepoo Of ‘H.R. Pufnstuf’ Was 96 by Greg Evans

Billie Hayes, whose portrayal of the flamboyantly and comically wicked witch Witchiepoo on the 1969-70 Saturday morning live-action children’s classic H.R. Pufnstuf, died of natural causes…

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Broadway Dancers and Choreographers Recall How Jacques D’Amboise Changed Musical Theatre Dance by Ruthie Fierberg

Chita Rivera, Camille A. Brown, and more share how the choreographer, who passed away May 2 at age 86, impacted Broadway and beyond.

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The Play Is Coming From Inside the House by Alexis Soloski

Three new virtual productions, set in haunted homes and an interactive hotel, give you the excitement of exploring spaces that are off limits.

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Olympia Dukakis obituary by Ronald Bergan

American stage and screen actor who won an Oscar for her role in the 1987 film MoonstruckAfter more than two decades of distinguished work in the US theatre as an actor, director and teacher…

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Rafe Spall: ‘Madonna came up and started grinding me. A circle formed’ by Eva Wiseman

For all the standing ovations, Hollywood roles and parties with stars, nothing beats the rough and tumble of real life for actor Rafe Spall The play was going well. It was going very well, a…

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Rocky Road review – a riveting cat-and-mouse thriller by Arifa Akbar

Available onlineTyger Drew-Honey and Kirsten Foster star in Shaun McKenna’s noirish tale of crime and punishment Apartment blocks can make convenient backdrops for noirish thrillers with d…

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Way beyond Hadestown: the windswept rush of folk musicals by Harry Harris

Inspired by Anaïs Mitchell’s underworld opera, Maz O’Connor and Finn Anderson are among those putting folk songs and stories into musical theatre In 2011, I watched a flock of British f…

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Of Bing and Broadcasting by Trav S.D.

We’ve already touched on various aspects of the career of Bing Crosby (1903-77) here, including posts on his early years with Paul Whiteman and the Rhythm Boys. his cinematic team-up with …

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USITT Announces Survey on Demographic Data in Design by Amelia Merrill

The survey is being conducted in partnership with SMU DataArts, a culture-focused data analytics center at Southern Methodist University.

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New York Gov. Cuomo stuns Broadway and cultural world with lifting of pandemic capacity restrictions on May 19 by Peter Marks

Theaters, bars, restaurants, museums, retail stores, gyms and more come under the order.

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Jacques d’Amboise, exuberant star of the New York City Ballet, dies at 86 by Sarah Halzack

He inspired George Balanchine to create roles for him and created the National Dance Institute to mold generations of new dancers.

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Review: Joffrey Ballet’s ‘Under the Trees’ Voices’ meditates on COVID-19 and spring’s dual renewal by Chris Jones

Streaming ballet by Joffrey rehearsal director Nicolas Blanc is set to music by Italian composer Ezio Bosso, from which it borrows its title. It's well timed for our current moment.

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Monday, May 3, 2021 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Watch: How the Geffen Stayhouse Built a Suite of Successful Theatre Online by Roberto Araujo

A conversation with artistic director Matt Shakman and playwright and performer Jared Mezzocchi.

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Remembering Olympia Dukakis, the Smartest Grande Dame in the Room by Owen Gleiberman

Olympia Dukakis, who died on May 1 at 89, had a face like no one else’s. Stern but perpetually amused, with a warm leer of a grin that could light up a scene, she looked like the comedy an…

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And in This Corner: Cassius Clay Talkback by Atlantic Theater

And in This Corner: Cassius Clay Talkback Featuring director Reggie D. White and actors Sinclair Daniel, Anthony Holiday, Franck Juste, and Eric Lockley! Recorded May 1, 2021 For more infor…

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Ethan Hawke on Waiting for Godot, His New Novel & Showtime's The Good Lord Bird by Lindsey Sullivan

The newest episode of Broadway Profiles features an interview with stage and screen star Ethan Hawke. Host Tamsen Fadal spoke with the actor about his new novel A Bright Ray of Darkness,…

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Filmed Stage Production of Come From Away Heading to Apple TV+ by Caitlin Moynihan

The previously announced filmed stage production of Broadway's Come From Away will be distributed by Apple Original Films, with an expected premiere on Apple TV+. Entertainment One (eOne) pr…

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See Ewan McGregor and Krysta Rodriguez in the First Trailer for Ryan Murphy's Halston by Caitlin Moynihan

Get an exciting look at Ryan Murphy's Netflix miniseries Halston, featuring stage and screen star Ewan McGregor in the title role, with this just-released first trailer. As previously anno…

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Governor Cuomo Lifts Capacity Limits Setting Stage for Broadway's Return by Caitlin Moynihan

Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that most COVID-19 capacity restrictions will be lifted in New York and New Jersey beginning on May 19, according to NBC New York. Mayor Bill de Blasio pr…

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Monday, May 3, 2021 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Hot Clip of the Day: We Think of This Phantom "All I Ask Of You" Cover Fondly with Ewoldt and Ingram

May marks Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. An actress who made AAPI history on Broadway in 2016 is Ms. Ali Ewoldt who was cast as the first Asian-American Christine Daae o…

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Metropolitan Opera Commemorates Mother’s Day With a Questionable Lineup of Family Drama by Ryan McPhee

For when flowers just won’t cut it, there’s Elektra and Agrippina.

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Sun., 5/9 from 12:00-3:00 Matsuki & Torian sing 3 NEW Sets for Mother’s Day by Cabaret Hotspot!

MATSUKI & TOROIAN’s MOTHER’S DAY JAZZ BRUNCH @ PANGEA SUNDAY, MAY 9 @ 12:00-3:00 pm EDT – 3 NEW Sets This Bistro and MAC Award winning team have just been invited to do a 3-set Mot…

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Jacques d’Amboise, an Early Male Star of City Ballet, Dies at 86 by Roslyn Sulcas

He embodied an all-American style, combining the nonchalant elegance of Fred Astaire with the nobility of a classic male dancer. Hollywood came calling, too.

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Ann Reinking Scholarship to Aid Early Career Dancers Now Accepting Applications by Logan Culwell-Block

Off The Lane is offering a $5,000 grant to a young dancer moving to New York City.

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15 Questions in 15 Minutes with the legendary Marilyn Maye by Deb Miller

Singer, actress, director, arranger, educator, and Grammy-nominated recording artist Marilyn Maye is proof positive that living legends are not limited to a mere fifteen minutes of fame. Fan…

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WATCH: New In the Heights Preview Spotlights Showstopper '96,000' by Logan Culwell-Block

Get an extended preview of the splashingly elaborate number as the full song becomes available to stream.

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Greatspeed: Anything Goes by Goodspeed Musicals

Two de-lovely divas, Rashidra Scott (Reno Sweeney) and choreographer Kelli Barclay, join us to chat about Anything Goes and share some favorite video clips from Goodspeed's 2016 production o…

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Looking Back at Olympia Dukakis’ Stage Career by Ryan McPhee

The Oscar winner and theatre veteran died May 1 at the age of 89.

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Arden Theatre Company presents Nilaja Sun’s ‘No Child…’ by Cameron Kelsall

In a strong streaming production from Arden Theatre Company, Nilaja Sun’s ‘No Child…’ explores the power of art and compassion. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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TDF Education: Teacher Appreciation by TDF

We are grateful for the educators who have supported students during a challenging year by helping them express themselves through theatre. Visit to support TDF's Education P…

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Monday, May 3, 2021 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

The Sad Suicide of Walter Slezak by Trav S.D.

Quite recently I watched an old 1980 Love Boat episode that shocked me by containing a performance by Walter Slezak (1902-1983). Those who remember him from Alfred Hitchcock’s Lifeboat (19…

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MTC to Present Free Streaming Adaptation of The Niceties

A Black student and a White professor face off about the Revolutionary War in this tense two-hander.

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‘Blindness’ in darkness at Shakespeare is a brilliant beacon of theater by Susan Galbraith

On this Kentucky Derby weekend, wondering what theatrical “horse” will nose ahead and augur well for a new world of theater when we can emerge from the pandemic, I’m placing my bet on …

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At Kennedy Center’s ‘Evening of Jazz and Dance,’ glimmers of renewal by Celia Wren

Dance and music performances, featuring Roman Mejia, Tiler Peck, Gregory Porter and Jason Moran, will be on demand through Aug. 1.

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The Niceties, Starring Lisa Banes and Jordan Boatman, Will Stream for Free by Andrew Gans

Kimberly Senior directs Eleanor Burgess' virtual adaptation for Manhattan Theatre Club.

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Hubbard Street and 10,000 Dreams challenge stereotypes while centering AAPI choreographers by Irene Hsiao

Hubbard Street's Unboxed spills Nutcracker tea; Final Bow for Yellowface builds a dance incubator. Act two: a flute trill hurries over a plodding bassoon, chased…

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Singer Marissa Mulder and Pianist Jon Weber Are Live at Ribbon 72 on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 9

Marissa Mulder—an award-winning singer, recording and cabaret artist who Time Out New York called “One of the cabaret world’s biggest breakout successes of the past five years”—is …

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The Pennsylvania Ballet presents ‘Resilience’ by Camille Bacon-Smith

The Pennsylvania Ballet returns with ‘Resilience,’ a streaming program filmed at the Performance Garage and featuring choreographers Christopher Wheeldon, George Balanchine, Angel Corell…

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Anna D. Shapiro to Step Down as Steppenwolf Artistic Director

Shapiro will leave the position when her contract ends this summer.

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New Book Features Interviews with Jonathan Groff, Joel Grey, and Brian Stokes Mitchell

A Wonderful Guy, Eddie Shapiro's follow-up to Nothing Like a Dame, spotlights the great men of musical theater.

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New York to Ease Capacity Restrictions on Broadway Beginning May 19

Productions will be allowed to reopen as of that date, but it will likely take longer.

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Episode 3 Recap: The Whale’s Hamilton Hot Tub Performance Proves Crown-Worthy by Dan Meyer

Stars From The Prom, Wicked, and more are revealed in the Broadway's Masked Singer Season 1 finale.

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Disney's Cruella | Origin by Walt Disney Studios

Discover the Origin of Cruel. See #Cruella in theaters and on #DisneyPlus with Premier Access May 28. Additional fee required. Academy Award® winner Emma Stone (“La La Land”) stars in …

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Monday, May 3, 2021 at noon (Broadway Time)

What to Watch in The New Year by Suzanna Bowling

THE DESTRUCTION OF JANE: The miniseries stars Paul Pecorino and Rob Eco as Jane and Tarzan respectively, and features special cameo appearances by Mario Cantone and Randy Rainbow.

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Connecticut theater cancels ‘I Am My Own Wife’ after backlash over casting cisgender actor in trans role by Christopher Arnott

The Warner Theatre in Torrington canceled a production of the drama "I Am Not My Own Wife" due to complaints that the actor in the one-person drama was not transgender.

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Theater Commentary: Who’s Agitating for a “Green New Theatre”? by Bill Marx

The arrival of Groundwater Arts, and no doubt other groups to come, suggest the birth of efforts to organize artists and others to press cultural organizations to take meaningful action on t…

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Livestreaming a Conversation: #DeafWoke with Francis Phiri

By . Antoine Hunter presents #DeafWoke with Francis Phiri livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at on Thursday 6 May at 4 p.m.

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New York Lifts Capacity Restrictions Beginning May 19, Setting Stage for Broadway Reopening by Brent Lang

New York will lift capacity restrictions beginning on May 19, a move that potentially sets the stage for a Broadway and live theater revival. The new guidelines will also help cinemas in the…

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New York to Lift Capacity Restrictions on Broadway and More Beginning May 19 by Ryan McPhee

That doesn’t mean Broadway productions will reopen this month—but they do have the state government go-ahead now.

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Jack La Rue: Went West by Trav S.D.

Our main interest in actor Jack La Rue (Gaspare Biondolillo, 1902-1984) is in his association with Mae West. He was in Mae’s historic Broadway production Diamond LIl (1928) which later bec…

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Show + Tell: Rothschild & Sons by York Theatre Company

Join us as we revisit The York's 2015 Off-Broadway premiere of Rothschild & Sons with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by Sherman Yellen, based on Frederic Morton's T…

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TCM Classic Film Festival by Terry Morgan

For years now, film lovers in Los Angeles have enjoyed the yearly TCM Classic Film Festival held at the TCL Chinese Theatre complex in Hollywood. That area of town becomes the cinephile cent…

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Broadway Gets May 19 Reopening OK From New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo; September Remains Likely Target by Greg Evans

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today that all state-mandated capacity restrictions in New York City will be lifted May 19, including Broadway theaters. While acknowledging that a M…

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American Ballet Theater Announces Summer Tour by Peter Libbey

The company will travel from Nebraska to New York City — through 14 states — in six sleeper buses and three production trucks.

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ABT • I N C U B A T O R | Soirée Nocturne | Melvin Lawovi by American Ballet Theatre

“I wanted the audience to experience the feeling of peace and serenity that you get when you connect with your partner on stage.” – Choreographer Melvin Lawovi Choreography by Melvin …

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Monday, May 3, 2021 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Watch Ewan McGregor and Krysta Rodriguez in Trailer for Halston by Dan Meyer

The series follows the American fashion designer's rise to fame—and fall from grace—with Rodriguez as Liza Minnelli.

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New York to lift capacity restrictions starting May 19, including on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that all capacity restrictions will be removed on businesses, including Broadway, starting May 19.  The reopening plan, which applies across the tri-sta…

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Steppenwolf Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro Will Step Down This Summer by Dan Meyer

Shapiro spent six years in the role and plans to remain a part of the Chicago company's ensemble.

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Playhouse Square Announces Return Engagement of ‘The Lion King’ by Matthew Herzog

Disney Theatrical Productions and Playhouse Square (Cleveland, OH) announced today that The Lion King is returning to The Forest City for a record-breaking fifth time. Tickets for the highly…

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Playbill's Weekly Streaming Guide: What to Watch May 3-7 by Talaura Harms

A Rebecca Luker tribute concert, Roundabout's Refocus Project, Ethan Hawke and John Leguizamo in Waiting for Godot, and more online offerings this week.

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Theater Talk by Sandi Durell

The Broadway Cast Reunion Series, virtual visits with Broadway casts “backstage” and unrehearsed, is announcing its May lineup. See your favorite stars, interact with the cast via chat, …

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Learning from the Leaders by Luane Davis Haggerty

By Luane Davis Haggerty. Luane Davis Haggerty shares successes, learnings, and innovations from the Deaf theatre community over the past year of pandemic performance.

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1970s Broadway Musical Logos Bracket Tournament - Elimination Group C! by JK

Over the past year, we've been in search of the very best in Broadway musical logos, going back 40 years. Now let's jump aboard the Broadway Time Machine and go waaay back to the 1970s and s…

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Podcast Episode #231: The message I’d push right now if I was marketing all of Broadway.

ESTIMATED LISTENING TIME OF THIS PODCAST EPISODE:  12 Minutes CLICK HERE TO LISTEN: And then, do these three things. FOLLOW The Producer’s Perspective on Apple Podcast (it’s FREE!) Rat…

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Monday, May 3, 2021 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Timothy Pigott-Smith (1946-2017) by Theater Talk Archive

Tim Pigott-Smith and Michael Emerson, two members of the Broadway company of THE ICEMAN COMETH, discuss the celebrated 1999 revival of the Eugene O'Neill masterpiece. Then a repeat of our Ju…

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Joe Morton and Sally Murphy to Lead Cornelius Eady's Brutal Imagination

The virtual production will be presented by the Vineyard Theatre.

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Pete Seeger and His Folkie Family by Trav S.D.

I am that rare person who’s not a big fan of Pete Seeger as a performer (1919-2014). I prefer my folksingers more rough-hewn and genuinely working class. And the gentle, soft-spoken, educa…

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TheaterMania Streaming John Cleese's Why There Is No Hope

The show will be available on demand through May 31.

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Baayork Lee, Angel Desai, Shoba Narayan, More Set for Live & In Color Forums Celebrating Asian Artists and Activists by Andrew Gans

The forums are presented in recognition of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

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As TheaterMakers get back to work, are you looking for a place to work?

The theater is (almost) back! That means, if you’re a TheaterMaker, you should be starting to get serious now.  We all know how long it takes to get things going in this biz . . . so if y…

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Why You Should Add Your Stories to This Theatre History Time Capsule by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Dr. Eric Colleary sets out to answer "What was theatre like in 2020?" through Harry Ransom Center's Theatre 2020 Project.

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Monday, May 3, 2021 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Ephraim Sykes Tapped for Russian Doll Season 2 by Dan Meyer

The Tony nominee joins Natasha Lyonne, Annie Murphy, and more on the Netflix series.

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, May 3, 2021 by Susan Grace

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Andrea Marcovicci Celebrates Mother's Day With Free Concert Benefiting The Actors Fund by Andrew Gans

Spring Song features the work of Frank Loesser, Johnny Mercer, and more.

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Anna D. Shapiro to Step Down From Steppenwolf Helm by American Theatre Editors

The artistic director expanded the ensemble and the theatre's offerings, and spearheaded a campaign for a new space.

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Broadway’s Masked Singer Night II by Sandi Durell

by Matt Smith . . . It’s Night II of the theatre world’s favorite new who-sung-it guessing game, and performers, votes, and guesses are all comin’ in hot! Dynamic hosts Michael Hull an…

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(Rachel Syme’s article appeared in the New Yorker, 5/1 Photo: Illustration by Ohni Lisle; Source photograph by Ken McKay / Shutterstock.) The superfan behind @LiZaOutlives says, “I will …

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Ethan Hawke Waits for Godot, or for the Zoom Screen to Unfreeze by Michael Schulman

After a rehearsal for a virtual production of the play, Hawke and his co-star John Leguizamo ponder how all dialogue now sounds like Beckett.

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‘Captures all the fun, eyebrow-raising, awkward silences of the beloved song contest’: EUROBEAT: THE PRIDE OF EUROPE – Stream.Theatre by Louise Penn

It’s the merry month of May, which means it is… Eurovision! To celebrate, is hosting a virtual revival of Craig Christie’s witty parody of our country cousins across Eur…

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Know of something fun happening in Seattle? Submit an event for our 2021 Seattle Times summer guide! by Yasmeen Wafai

Everyone is gearing up for a summer that will hopefully see some events reinstated as vaccination rates rise. Have a socially distanced or virtual event coming up? Submit it for inclusion in…

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Monday, May 3, 2021 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Nashville’s TPAC Announces its 2021-2022 Broadway Season by Matthew Herzog

Celebrating a return to performances after an extended intermission due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the nonprofit Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) is bringing the best of Broadway “Ro…

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Jewish American Heritage Month: Celebrating Yiddish Theatre! by Alexandra Appleton

This May marks Jewish American History Month and in this blog post we are celebrating the Golden Age of Yiddish Theatre in America with some fun facts that might have passed you by!

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Brian Stokes Mitchell: ‘How Did I Get to Be That Guy?’ by American Theatre Editors

The Tony-winning actor and singer talks about the impact he feels fortunate to have made as an artist.

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Monday, May 3, 2021 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Monday, May 3, 2021 by Matt Tamanini

“CFA” to AppleTV+, “13” Film Finds Leads, Olympia Dukakis Passes Away, Adrienne Warren Leads Broadway for Racial Justice March “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Frid…

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Monday, May 3, 2021 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Momentum builds behind Broadway’s reopening by Caitlin Huston

As the industry awaits an official reopening announcement, theatrical offices have been working to ready Broadway productions.  The pace has picked up at marketing agencies, casting offices…

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‘Ridley plays with our expectations’: TARANTULA – Southwark Playhouse (Online review) by John Chapman

Philip Ridley’s Tarantula is another stunning showcase for a young actor who commands the stage and leaves the viewer exhausted – in a good way.

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Monday, May 3, 2021 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Wake Up With BWW 5/3: Watch the Full LUCILLE LORTEL AWARDS Ceremony, and More!

Today's top stories: Watch the full Lucille Lortel Awards ceremony, Andrea McArdle performs with Seth Rudetsky, and more!

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Full cast announced for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella by Press Releases

The full cast has been announced for the forthcoming world premiere production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella, featuring music by Lloyd Webber, book by Academy Award-winning Emerald F…

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Monday, May 3, 2021 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Money, Southwark Playhouse online review - ethical dilemmas for the Zoom generation by Rachel Halliburton

A vivid and credible production that is also limited by its form To accept or not accept a donation: that’s certainly the burning political question of the moment.

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Monday, May 3, 2021 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Where do you perform during a pandemic? by Admin

Since theaters are closed, or severely limiting audiences, an option to consider for performance is an outdoor venue. It is not an easy transition, as many factors and conditions must be con…

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San Diego’s Rosin Box Project gains traction in southern California and beyond by Admin

Sometimes, the best laid plans just don’t work out. And sometimes, they work out far better than expected.  “Plans” is, perhaps, an imprecise term for what San Diego-based artist Ca…

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Monday, May 3, 2021 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Adishakti Theatre Arts’ Latest Musical Turns the Lens on Sexual Assault and Power Politics at the Workplace by Gowri S

Adishakti Theatre Arts’ latest musical, Bhoomi, is adapted from Sarah Joseph’s Malayalam play Bhoomirakshasam. What happens when polar opposites collide? When differing perspectives, par…

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May 3 UPDATE: What’s returning and what’s new in the months ahead by Mark Shenton

... Read More The post May 3 UPDATE: What’s returning and what’s new in the months ahead first appeared on Shenton Stage.

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Cast of 13 THE MUSICAL movie adaptation announced by Gabi Bergman

The cast of the 13 The Musical movie adaptation has been announced! Auditions were conducted virtually during 2020, and the production

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Monday, May 3, 2021 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Dance life in quarantine: Teresa Reichlen knows there’s a time for everything by Admin

New York City Ballet (NYCB) Principal Teresa Reichlen had been dancing since she was a teenager — as in not really ever taking a break. Then came COVID. She was touring in Budapest when …

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Theater Up Close Lists Season With Night Music & Frankenstein by Bill Hirschman

Yet another promising sign that local venues are optimistic about resuming indoor theater is the announcement of the 10th season of the Arsht Center’s Theater Up Close series featuring the…

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SOCIAL DISTANCE DANCE VIDEO: Hunter College MFA Candidate Maiya Redding's "And I Finally See . . ." by The Dance Enthusiast

In SOCIAL DISTANCE DANCE VIDEO: Hunter College MFA Candidate Maiya Redding's "And I Finally See . . .," "I knew that I wanted the beginning to show close-ups of my facial expressions, refle…

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MOVING PEOPLE: JoAnna Mendl Shaw on Her New Book, How Physical Listening Could Benefit Politicians, and the Most Expressive Body Part of a Horse and a by The Dance Enthusiast

In MOVING PEOPLE: JoAnna Mendl Shaw on Her New Book, How Physical Listening Could Benefit Politicians, and the Most Expressive Body Part of a Horse and a Human "Something that dancers must …

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